Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor 1602

 
9781151366344: Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor 1602

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX I. In printing these parallel specimens of the horse-stealing scene I have disregarded the line divisions of both texts and consequently the capitalisation of the quarto where it gives the speeches as verse. Line numbers have, however, been inserted, in the quarto according to the present reprint, in the folio according to the Globe edition. A few typographical errors have been corrected within brackets. [Scene xvi.] Enter Host and Simp le. 13 o 1 Host. What would thou haue boore, what thick-skin? Speake, breath, discus, short, quick, briefe, snap. Sim. Sir, I am sent fro my M. to sir lohn Falstaffe. Host. Sir lohn, theres his Castle, his standing bed, 130J his trundle bed, his chamber is painted about with the story of the prodigall, fresh and new, go knock, heele speak like an Antripophiginian to thee: Knock I say. Sim. Sir I should speak with an old woman that went vp 1310 into his chamber. Host. An old woman, the knight may be robbed, He call bully knight, bully sir lohn. Speake from thy Lungs military: it is thine host, thy Ephesian calls. Fal. Now mine Host. 1315 Host: Here is a Bohemian tarter bully, tarries the comming downe of the fat woman: Let her deseed bully, let her descend, my chambers are honorable, pah priuasie, fie. Fal. Indeed mine host there was [a fat] woman with 1320 me, but she is gone. Enter Sir lohn. Sim. Pray sir was it not the wise woman of Brainford? Fal. Marry was it Musselshell, what would you? 131 f Sim. Marry sir my maister Slender sent me to her, to know whether one Nim that hath his chaine, cousoned him of it, or no. Folio 1621. Actus §luartus.~ Scena Quinta. Enter Host, Simple, Falstafe, Bardolfe, Euans, Caius, S^uickly. Host. What wouldst thou haue? (Boore) what? (thick skin) speake, breathe, discusse: breefe, sh...

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