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The jeweller, that owes ? the ring, is sent for,
But for this lord,
Re-enter Widow, with HELENA. King.
Is there no exorcist
No, my good lord;
, Both, both; 0, pardon! Hel. O, my good lord, when I was like this maid, I found you wondrous kind. There is
your ring, And, look you, here's your letter; This it
from my finger you can get this ring, And
are by me with child, &c. - This is done: Will
you be mine, now you are doubly won ? Ber. If she, my liege, can make me know this
clearly, l'll love her dearly, ever, ever dearly.
Hel. If it appear not plain, and prove untrue, Deadly divorce step between me and you ! 0, my dear mother, do I see you living?
Laf. Mine eyes smell onions, I shall weep anon:
Good Tom Drum, [To PAROLLES.] lend me a handkerchief: So, I thank thee; wait on me home, I'll make sport with thee: Let thy courtesies alone, they are scurvy ones.
King. Let us from point to point this story know, To make the even truth in pleasure flow : If thou be'st yet a fresh uncropped flower,
Choose thou thy husband, and I'll pay thy dower ;
8 i. c. Take our parts, support and defend us.
other Servants attending on the Lord. duction.
BAPTISTA, a rich gentleman of Padua.
servants to Lucentio. BIONDELLO, GRUMIO,
servants to Petruchio. CURTIS, PEDANT, an old fellow set up to personate Vincentio.
} suitors to Bianca.
KATHARINA, the Shrew;
} daughters to Baptista.
Tailor, Haberdasher, and Servants attending on
Baptista and Petruchio.
SCENE, sometimes in Padua; and sometimes in
Petruchio's House in the Country.
CHARACTERS IN THE INDUCTION
To the Original Play of The Taming of a Shrew,
entered on the Stationers' books in 1594, and
printed in quarto in 1607.,
Page, Players, Huntsmen, &c.
ns Intro jon.
ALPHONSUS, a merchant of Athens.
suitors to the daughters of FERANDO,
daughters to Alphonsus.
Tailor, Haberdasher, and Servants to Ferando and.
SCENE, Athens ; and sometimes Ferando's Country