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A Lord, before whom the Play is supposed to be play'd.
Christopher Sly, a drunken Tinker.
Page, Players, Huntfmen, and other Servants attending on the Lord.
The Perfons of the Play itself are,
Baptifta, Father to Katharina and Bianca, very rich. Vincentio, an old gentleman of Pisa.
Lucentio, Son to Vincentio, in love with Bianca. Petruchio, a Gentleman of Verona, a fuitor to Katha rina.
Servants to Lucentio.
Grumio, Servant to Petruchio.
Pedant, an old fellow fet up to personate Vincentio.
Katharina, the Shrew.
Bianca, her Sifter.
Taylor, Haberdashers, with Servants attending on Baptifta and Petruchio.
SCENE, fometimes in Padua, and fometimes in Petruchio's Houfe in the Country.
TAMING of the SHREW.
Enter Hoftefs and Sly..
'LL pheeze you, in faith.
Hoft. A pair of flocks, you rogue. sly. Y'are a baggage, the Slies are no rogues. Look in the Chronicles, we came in with Richard Conqueror, therefore paucus pallabris, let the world flide;
Hoft. You will not pay for the glaffes you have burft? Sly. No, not a deniere: go by S. Jeronimy, go to thy cold bed, and warm thee.
Hoft. I know my remedy; I must go fetch the • Third-borough.