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Tranio, since for the great desire I hadTranio, since for the great desire I hadTS I.i.1
To see faire Padua, nurserie of Arts,To see fair Padua, nursery of arts,TS I.i.2
I am arriu'd for fruitfull Lumbardie,I am arrived for fruitful Lombardy,TS I.i.3
The pleasant garden of great Italy,The pleasant garden of great Italy,TS I.i.4
And by my fathers loue and leaue am arm'dAnd by my father's love and leave am armedTS I.i.5
With his good will, and thy good companie.With his good will and thy good company,TS I.i.6
My trustie seruant well approu'd in all,My trusty servant well approved in all,TS I.i.7
Heere let vs breath, and haply instituteHere let us breathe and haply instituteTS I.i.8
A course of Learning, and ingenious studies.A course of learning and ingenious studies.TS I.i.9
Pisa renowned for graue CitizensPisa renowned for grave citizensTS I.i.10
Gaue me my being, and my father firstGave me my being and my father first,TS I.i.11
A Merchant of great Trafficke through the world:A merchant of great traffic through the world,TS I.i.12
Vincentio's come of the Bentiuolij,Vincentio come of the Bentivolii.TS I.i.13
Vincentio's sonne, brough vp in Florence,Vincentio's son, brought up in Florence,TS I.i.14
It shall become to serue all hopes conceiu'dIt shall become to serve all hopes conceivedTS I.i.15
To decke his fortune with his vertuous deedes:To deck his fortune with his virtuous deeds.TS I.i.16
And therefore Tranio, for the time I studie,And therefore, Tranio, for the time I studyTS I.i.17
Vertue and that part of PhilosophieVirtue, and that part of philosophyTS I.i.18
Will I applie, that treats of happinesse,Will I apply that treats of happinessTS I.i.19
By vertue specially to be atchieu'd.By virtue specially to be achieved.TS I.i.20
Tell me thy minde, for I haue Pisa left,Tell me thy mind, for I have Pisa leftTS I.i.21
And am to Padua come, as he that leauesAnd am to Padua come as he that leavesTS I.i.22
A shallow plash, to plunge him in the deepe,A shallow plash to plunge him in the deep,TS I.i.23
And with sacietie seekes to quench his thirst.And with satiety seeks to quench his thirst.TS I.i.24
Gramercies Tranio, well dost thou aduise,Gramercies, Tranio, well dost thou advise.TS I.i.41
If Biondello thou wert come ashore,If, Biondello, thou wert come ashore,TS I.i.42
We could at once put vs in readinesse,We could at once put us in readiness,TS I.i.43
And take a Lodging fit to entertaineAnd take a lodging fit to entertainTS I.i.44
Such friends (as time) in Padua shall beget.Such friends as time in Padua shall beget.TS I.i.45
But stay a while, what companie is this?But stay awhile, what company is this?TS I.i.46
But in the others silence do I see,But in the other's silence do I seeTS I.i.70
Maids milde behauiour and sobrietie.Maid's mild behaviour and sobriety.TS I.i.71
Peace Tranio.Peace, Tranio.TS I.i.72
Harke Tranio, thou maist heare Minerua speak.Hark, Tranio, thou mayst hear Minerva speak.TS I.i.84
Oh Tranio, till I found it to be true,O Tranio, till I found it to be true,TS I.i.145
I neuer thought it possible or likely.I never thought it possible or likely.TS I.i.146
But see, while idely I stood looking on,But see, while idly I stood looking on,TS I.i.147
I found the effect of Loue in idlenesse,I found the effect of love in idleness,TS I.i.148
And now in plainnesse do confesse to theeAnd now in plainness do confess to thee,TS I.i.149
That art to me as secret and as deereThat art to me as secret and as dearTS I.i.150
As Anna to the Queene of Carthage was:As Anna to the Queen of Carthage was – TS I.i.151
Tranio I burne, I pine, I perish Tranio,Tranio, I burn, I pine, I perish, Tranio,TS I.i.152
If I atchieue not this yong modest gyrle:If I achieve not this young modest girl.TS I.i.153
Counsaile me Tranio, for I know thou canst:Counsel me, Tranio, for I know thou canst.TS I.i.154
Assist me Tranio, for I know thou wilt.Assist me, Tranio, for I know thou wilt.TS I.i.155
Gramercies Lad: Go forward, this contents,Gramercies, lad. Go forward, this contents.TS I.i.160
The rest wil comfort, for thy counsels sound.The rest will comfort, for thy counsel's sound.TS I.i.161
Oh yes, I saw sweet beautie in her face,O yes, I saw sweet beauty in her face,TS I.i.164
Such as the daughter of Agenor had,Such as the daughter of Agenor had,TS I.i.165
That made great Ioue to humble him to her hand,That made great Jove to humble him to her hand,TS I.i.166
When with his knees he kist the Cretan strond.When with his knees he kissed the Cretan strand.TS I.i.167
Tranio, I saw her corrall lips to moue,Tranio, I saw her coral lips to moveTS I.i.171
And with her breath she did perfume the ayre,And with her breath she did perfume the air.TS I.i.172
Sacred and sweet was all I saw in her.Sacred and sweet was all I saw in her.TS I.i.173
Ah Tranio, what a cruell Fathers he:Ah, Tranio, what a cruel father's he!TS I.i.182
But art thou not aduis'd, he tooke some careBut art thou not advised he took some careTS I.i.183
To get her cunning Schoolemasters to instruct her.To get her cunning schoolmasters to instruct her?TS I.i.184
I haue it Tranio.I have it, Tranio.TS I.i.186.1
Tell me thine first.Tell me thine first.TS I.i.188.1
It is: May it be done?It is. May it be done?TS I.i.190.2
Basta, content thee: for I haue it full.Basta, content thee, for I have it full.TS I.i.195
We haue not yet bin seene in any house,We have not yet been seen in any house,TS I.i.196
Nor can we be distinguish'd by our faces,Nor can we be distinguished by our facesTS I.i.197
For man or master: then it followes thus;For man or master. Then it follows thus – TS I.i.198
Thou shalt be master, Tranio in my sted:Thou shalt be master, Tranio, in my stead,TS I.i.199
Keepe house, and port, and seruants, as I should,Keep house, and port, and servants, as I should.TS I.i.200
I will some other be, some Florentine,I will some other be – some Florentine,TS I.i.201
Some Neapolitan, or meaner man of Pisa.Some Neapolitan, or meaner man of Pisa.TS I.i.202
'Tis hatch'd, and shall be so: Tranio at once'Tis hatched, and shall be so. Tranio, at onceTS I.i.203
Vncase thee: take my Conlord hat and cloake,Uncase thee, take my coloured hat and cloak.TS I.i.204
When Biondello comes, he waites on thee,When Biondello comes, he waits on thee,TS I.i.205
But I will charme him first to keepe his tongue.But I will charm him first to keep his tongue.TS I.i.206
Tranio be so, because Lucentio loues,Tranio, be so, because Lucentio loves.TS I.i.215
And let me be a slaue, t'atchieue that maide,And let me be a slave t' achieve that maidTS I.i.216
Whose sodaine sight hath thral'd my wounded eye.Whose sudden sight hath thralled my wounded eye.TS I.i.217
Heere comes the rogue. Sirra, where haue you bin?Here comes the rogue. Sirrah, where have you been?TS I.i.218
Sirra come hither, 'tis no time to iest,Sirrah, come hither. 'Tis no time to jest,TS I.i.223
And therefore frame your manners to the timeAnd therefore frame your manners to the time.TS I.i.224
Your fellow Tranio heere to saue my life,Your fellow Tranio here, to save my life,TS I.i.225
Puts my apparrell, and my count'nance on,Puts my apparel and my countenance on,TS I.i.226
And I for my escape haue put on his:And I for my escape have put on his.TS I.i.227
For in a quarrell since I came a shore,For in a quarrel since I came ashoreTS I.i.228
I kil'd a man, and feare I was descried:I killed a man, and fear I was descried.TS I.i.229
Waite you on him, I charge you, as becomes:Wait you on him, I charge you, as becomes,TS I.i.230
While I make way from hence to saue my life:While I make way from hence to save my life.TS I.i.231
You vnderstand me?You understand me?TS I.i.232.1
And not a iot of Tranio in your mouth,And not a jot of Tranio in your mouth.TS I.i.233
Tranio is chang'd into Lucentio.Tranio is changed into Lucentio.TS I.i.234
Tranio let's go:Tranio, let's go.TS I.i.242
One thing more rests, that thy selfe execute,One thing more rests, that thyself execute – TS I.i.243
To make one among these wooers: if thou ask me why,To make one among these wooers. If thou ask me why,TS I.i.244
Sufficeth my reasons are both good and waighty.Sufficeth, my reasons are both good and weighty.TS I.i.245
What ere I reade to her, Ile pleade for you,Whate'er I read to her, I'll plead for youTS I.ii.152
As for my patron, stand you so assur'd,As for my patron, stand you so assured,TS I.ii.153
As firmely as your selfe were still in place,As firmly as yourself were still in place,TS I.ii.154
Yea and perhaps with more successefull wordsYea, and perhaps with more successful wordsTS I.ii.155
Then you; vnlesse you were a scholler sir.Than you, unless you were a scholar, sir.TS I.ii.156
Well begun Tranio.Well begun, Tranio.TS I.ii.226.1
Sir giue him head, I know hee'l proue a Iade.Sir, give him head, I know he'll prove a jade.TS I.ii.246
Fidler forbeare, you grow too forward Sir,Fiddler, forbear, you grow too forward, sir.TS III.i.1
Haue you so soone forgot the entertainmentHave you so soon forgot the entertainmentTS III.i.2
Her sister Katherine welcom'd you withall.Her sister Katherine welcomed you withal?TS III.i.3
Preposterous Asse that neuer read so farre,Preposterous ass, that never read so farTS III.i.9
To know the cause why musicke was ordain'd:To know the cause why music was ordained!TS III.i.10
Was it not to refresh the minde of manWas it not to refresh the mind of manTS III.i.11
After his studies, or his vsuall paine?After his studies or his usual pain?TS III.i.12
Then giue me leaue to read Philosophy,Then give me leave to read philosophy,TS III.i.13
And while I pause, serue in your harmony.And while I pause serve in your harmony.TS III.i.14
That will be neuer, tune your instrument.That will be never. Tune your instrument.TS III.i.25
Heere Madam: Here, madam.TS III.i.27
Hic Ibat Simois, hic est sigeria tellus, Hic ibat Simois; hic est Sigeia tellus,TS III.i.28
hic steterat Priami regia Celsa senis.Hic steterat Priami regia celsa senis.TS III.i.29
Hic Ibat, as I told you before, Simois, I am Hic ibat ’, as I told you before – ‘ Simois,’ I amTS III.i.31
Lucentio, hic est, sonne vnto Vincentio of Pisa, Sigeria Lucentio – ‘ hic est,’ son unto Vincentio of Pisa – ‘ SigeiaTS III.i.32
tellus, disguised thus to get your loue, hic steterat, tellus,’ disguised thus to get your love – ‘ Hic steterat,’TS III.i.33
and that Lucentio that comes a wooing, priami, is my and that Lucentio that comes a-wooing – ‘ Priami,’ is my TS III.i.34
man Tranio, regia, bearing my port, celsa senis man Tranio – ‘ regia,’ bearing my port – ‘ celsa senis,’TS III.i.35
that we might beguile the old Pantalowne.that we might beguile the old pantaloon.TS III.i.36
Spit in the hole man, and tune againe.Spit in the hole, man, and tune again.TS III.i.39
All but the base.All but the bass.TS III.i.44.2
Mistrust it not, for sure AacidesMistrust it not – for, sure, AeacidesTS III.i.50
Was Aiax cald so from his grandfather.Was Ajax, called so from his grandfather.TS III.i.51
Are you so formall sir, well I must waiteAre you so formal, sir? Well, I must wait – TS III.i.59
And watch withall, for but I be deceiu'd,(aside) And watch withal, for, but I be deceived,TS III.i.60
Our fine Musitian groweth amorous.Our fine musician groweth amorous.TS III.i.61
Faith Mistresse then I haue no cause to stay.Faith, mistress, then I have no cause to stay.TS III.i.84
Were it not that my fellow schoolemasterWere it not that my fellow schoolmasterTS III.ii.137
Doth watch Bianca's steps so narrowly:Doth watch Bianca's steps so narrowly,TS III.ii.138
'Twere good me-thinkes to steale our marriage,'Twere good methinks to steal our marriage,TS III.ii.139
Which once perform'd, let all the world say no,Which once performed, let all the world say no,TS III.ii.140
Ile keepe mine owne despite of all the world.I'll keep mine own despite of all the world.TS III.ii.141
Mistresse, what's your opinion of your sister?Mistress, what's your opinion of your sister?TS III.ii.242
Now Mistris, profit you in what you reade?Now, mistress, profit you in what you read?TS IV.ii.6
I reade, that I professe the Art to loue.I read that I profess, The Art to Love.TS IV.ii.8
While you sweet deere ptoue Mistresse of my heart.While you, sweet dear, prove mistress of my heart.TS IV.ii.10
Then we are rid of Lisio.Then we are rid of Licio.TS IV.ii.49.2
And what of him Tranio?And what of him, Tranio?TS IV.ii.66
What saist thou Biondello.What say'st thou, Biondello?TS IV.iv.73.2
Biondello, what of that?Biondello, what of that?TS IV.iv.75
I pray thee moralize them.I pray thee moralize them.TS IV.iv.78
And what of him?And what of him?TS IV.iv.81
And then.And then?TS IV.iv.84
And what of all this.And what of all this?TS IV.iv.87
Hear'st thou Biondello.Hear'st thou, Biondello?TS IV.iv.94
I may and will, if she be so contented:I may and will, if she be so contented.TS IV.iv.101
She will be pleas'd, then wherefore should I doubt:She will be pleased, then wherefore should I doubt?TS IV.iv.102
Hap what hap may, Ile roundly goe about her:Hap what hap may, I'll roundly go about her.TS IV.iv.103
It shall goe hard if Cambio goe without her. It shall go hard if Cambio go without her.TS IV.iv.104
I flie Biondello; but they may chance to needeI fly, Biondello. But they may chance to needTS V.i.2
thee at home, therefore leaue vs. thee at home, therefore leave us.TS V.i.3
Pardon sweete father. Kneele. Pardon, sweet father.TS V.i.101.1
Here's Lucentio, Here's Lucentio,TS V.i.103.2
right sonne to the right Uincentio, Right son to the right Vincentio,TS V.i.104
That haue by marriage made thy daughter mine,That have by marriage made thy daughter mine,TS V.i.105
While counterfeit supposes bleer'd thine eine.While counterfeit supposes bleared thine eyne.TS V.i.106
Loue wrought these miracles. Biancas loueLove wrought these miracles. Bianca's loveTS V.i.112
Made me exchange my state with Tranio,Made me exchange my state with Tranio,TS V.i.113
While he did beare my countenance in the towne,While he did bear my countenance in the town,TS V.i.114
And happilie I haue arriued at the lastAnd happily I have arrived at lastTS V.i.115
Vnto the wished hauen of my blisse:Unto the wished haven of my bliss.TS V.i.116
What Tranio did, my selfe enforst him to;What Tranio did, myself enforced him to;TS V.i.117
Then pardon him sweete Father for my sake.Then pardon him, sweet father, for my sake.TS V.i.118
Looke not pale Bianca, thy father will not Look not pale, Bianca – thy father will notTS V.i.126
frown.frown.TS V.i.127
At last, though long, our iarring notes agree,At last, though long, our jarring notes agree,TS V.ii.1
And time it is when raging warre is come,And time it is when raging war is doneTS V.ii.2
To smile at scapes and perils ouerblowne:To smile at scapes and perils overblown.TS V.ii.3
My faire Bianca bid my father welcome,My fair Bianca, bid my father welcome,TS V.ii.4
While I with selfesame kindnesse welcome thine:While I with selfsame kindness welcome thine.TS V.ii.5
Brother Petruchio, sister Katerina,Brother Petruchio, sister Katherina,TS V.ii.6
And thou Hortentio with thy louing Widdow:And thou, Hortensio, with thy loving widow,TS V.ii.7
Feast with the best, and welcome to my house,Feast with the best, and welcome to my house.TS V.ii.8
My Banket is to close our stomakes vpMy banquet is to close our stomachs upTS V.ii.9
After our great good cheere: praie you sit downe,After our great good cheer. Pray you, sit down,TS V.ii.10
For now we sit to chat as well as eate.For now we sit to chat as well as eat.TS V.ii.11
I thanke thee for that gird good Tranio.I thank thee for that gird, good Tranio.TS V.ii.58
Twentie crownes.Twenty crowns.TS V.ii.70.2
A hundred then.A hundred then.TS V.ii.74.1
That will I.That will I. Biondello,TS V.ii.75.2
Goe Biondello, bid your Mistris come to me.Go bid your mistress come to me.TS V.ii.76.1
Ile haue no halues: Ile beare it all my selfe.I'll have no halves. I'll bear it all myself.TS V.ii.78
How now, what newes?How now, what news?TS V.ii.79.1
Here is a wonder, if you talke of a wonder.Here is a wonder, if you talk of a wonder.TS V.ii.105
I would your dutie were as foolish too:I would your duty were as foolish too!TS V.ii.125
The wisdome of your dutie faire Bianca,The wisdom of your duty, fair Bianca,TS V.ii.126
Hath cost me fiue hundred crownes since supper time.Hath cost me a hundred crowns since supper-time.TS V.ii.127
Well go thy waies olde Lad for thou shalt ha't.Well, go thy ways, old lad, for thou shalt ha't.TS V.ii.180
But a harsh hearing, when women are froward,But a harsh hearing when women are froward.TS V.ii.182
Tis a wonder, by your leaue, she wil be tam'd so.'Tis a wonder, by your leave, she will be tamed so.TS V.ii.188