« ZurückWeiter »
Look, what I speak, or do, or think to do,
[Exeunt Pet. Cath, and Hor. [The Presenters above, speak here. 1. Lord. W bo's within there?
Enter Servants. Asleep again! go take him easily up, and put him in his own apparel again. But see, you wake him not in any cafe.
Serv. It all be done, my Lord; come help to bear bim bence.
[They bear off Sly.
Before Baptista's House.
9 I cannot but think, that the this, either in his aflum'd or real direction about the tinker, who Character. Luceniio was 100 is always introduced at the end young to know any thing of of the acts, together with the lodging with his father, twenty change of the scene, and the years before at Genoa : and Traproportion of each act to the rest, nio must be as much too young, make it probable that the fifth or very unfit to represent and act begins here.
personate Lucentio. I have ven. Tra. W bere we were Lodgers tured to place the Line to the Pe.
at the Pegasus.] This Line dant, to whom it must certainly has in all the Editions hitherto belong, and is a Sequel of what been given to Trani). But Tra- he was before saying. nio could with no Propriety speak
Tra. 'Tis well, and hold your own in any case With such austerity as longeth to a father.
Ped. I warrant you : but, Sir, here comes your
boy ; 'Twere good, he were school'd.
Tra. Fear you not him ; sirrah, Biondello,
Bion. Tyt, fear not me.
Bion. Bion. I told him, that your father was in Venice ; And that you look'd for him this day in Padun.
Tre: Th’art a tall fellow, hold thee that to drink; Here comes Baptista; set your countenance, Sir.
SCE N E X.
Enter Baptista and Lucentio.
For curious I cannot be with you,
Bap. Sir, pardon me in what I have to say :
best, Be we affied; and such assurance ta'en, As shall with either part's agreement stand.
Bap. Not in my house, Lucentio ; for, you know,
Tra. Then at my lodging, an it like you, Sir,
Bap. It likes me well. Go, Combio, hie you hone,
[Exit. - Where then do you know –Where then you do know beft, be!,
Be we afried; Be we efied;---] This seems Or thus, which I think is right, to be wrong.
We may read Where then do you trow befi, more commodiously,
We be afied;
Tra. Dally not, with the Gods, but get thee gone: Signior Baptifta, fhall I lead the way? Welcome! one mess is like to be your cheer. Come, Sir, we will better it in Pija. Bap. I'll follow you.
SC É N E XI.
Enter Lucentio and Biondello.
Bion. 'Faith, nothing; but he's left me here behind to expound the meaning or moral of his signs and tokens.
Luc. I pray thee, moralize them.
Bion. Then thus. Baptista is safe, talking with the deceiving father of a deceitful son.
Luc. And what of him? - Bion. His Daughter is to be brought by you to the supper. Luc. And then ?
Bion. The old Priest at St. Luke's Church is at your command at all hours.
Luc. And what of all this?
Bion. I cannot tell ; expect, they are bufied about a counterfeit affurance; take you affurance of her, Cum privilegio ad imprimendum solùm ; to th' Church take the Priest, Clark, and some fufficient honest witnesses: If this be not that you look for, I have no more to say, But bid Bianca farewel for ever and a day.
Luc. Hear'st thou, Biondello ?
Bion. I cannot tarry; I knew a wench married in an afternoon as she went to the garden for parsly to stuff
a rabbet ; and so may you, Sir, and so adieu, Sir ; my master hath appointed me to.go to St. Luke's, to bid the Priest be ready to come against you come with your Appendix.
(Exit. Luc. I may and will, if she be so contented : She will be pleas'd, then wherefore should I doubt ? Hap what hap may, I'll roundly go about her : It shall go hard, if Cambio go without her. [Exit.
S CE N E
A green Lane.
Enter Petruchio, Catharine, and Hortensio.
Pet. Ome on, o'God's name, once more tow'rds
our Father's Good Lord, how bright and goodly shines the Moon!
Cath. The Moon T the Sun : is is not Moon-light
Pet. I say, it is the Moon that shines so bright.
Pet. Now by my mother's fon, and that's myself,
Hor. Say, as he says, or we shall never go.
Cath. Forward I pray, since we are come so far,
Pet. I say, it is the Moon.
Cath. Then, God be blest, it is the blessed Sun.