Glossary

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varlet (n.) 1knave, rogue, rascal, ruffian
varlet (n.) 2manservant, page, attendant
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Cor V.ii.74 [Menenius to Coriolanus, of the First Watch] this varlet here
Cym IV.ii.83 [Cloten to Guiderius] Thou precious varlet
1H4 II.ii.23 [Falstaff as if alone] I am the veriest varlet that ever chewed with a tooth
1H4 II.iv.420 [Falstaff (as King) to Prince Hal] thou naughty varlet
2H4 II.i.44 [Falstaff to Fang and Snare] Away, varlets!
2H4 V.iii.12 [Shallow to Falstaff, of Davy] A good varlet
KL II.ii.25 [disguised Kent to Oswald] What a brazen-faced varlet art thou
KL II.iv.182 [Lear to Oswald] Out, varlet
MM II.i.83 [Elbow to Pompey] Prove it before these varlets here [misapplied to Angelo and Escalus]
MM II.i.159 [Elbow to Pompey] Varlet, thou liest
MW I.iii.89 [Pistol to Nym] I to Ford shall eke unfold / How Falstaff, varlet vile, / His dove will prove
MW IV.ii.96 [Mistress Page to Mistress Ford, of Falstaff] Hang him, dishonest varlet!
TC V.i.94 [Thersites alone] All incontinent varlets!
TC V.iv.2 [Thersites alone, of Diomedes] That dissembling abominable varlet
Tem IV.i.170 [Prospero to Ariel] where didst thou leave these varlets?
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