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Yonder man is carried to prison.Yonder man is carried to prison.MM I.ii.85
A Woman.A woman.MM I.ii.87
Groping for Trowts, in a peculiar Riuer.Groping for trouts in a peculiar river.MM I.ii.89
No: but there's a woman with maid by him: youNo, but there's a woman with maid by him. YouMM I.ii.92
haue not heard of the proclamation, haue you?have not heard of the proclamation, have you?MM I.ii.93
All howses in the Suburbs of Vienna must beeAll houses in the suburbs of Vienna must beMM I.ii.95
pluck'd downe.plucked down.MM I.ii.96
They shall stand for seed: they had gon downThey shall stand for seed. They had gone downMM I.ii.99
to, but that a wise Burger put in for them.too, but that a wise burgher put in for them.MM I.ii.100
To the ground, Mistris.To the ground, mistress.MM I.ii.103
Come: feare not you; good Counsellors lacke noCome, fear not you; good counsellors lack noMM I.ii.106
Clients: though you change your place, you neede notclients. Though you change your place, you need notMM I.ii.107
change your Trade: Ile bee your Tapster still; courage,change your trade. I'll be your tapster still. Courage,MM I.ii.108
there will bee pitty taken on you; you that haue worne yourthere will be pity taken on you. You that have worn yourMM I.ii.109
eyes almost out in the seruice, you will bee considered.eyes almost out in the service, you will be considered.MM I.ii.110
Here comes Signior Claudio, led by the ProuostHere comes Signor Claudio, led by the provostMM I.ii.113
to prison: and there's Madam Iuliet.to prison; and there's Madam Juliet.MM I.ii.114
He cannot Sir: he's out at Elbow.He cannot, sir. He's out at elbow.MM II.i.59
Sir, if it please your honor, this is not so.Sir, if it please your honour, this is not so.MM II.i.82
Sir, she came in great with childe: and longingSir, she came in great with child, and longing – MM II.i.86
(sauing your honors reuerence) for stewd prewyns; saving your honour's reverence – for stewed prunes.MM II.i.87
sir, we had but two in the house, which at that verySir, we had but two in the house, which at that veryMM II.i.88
distant time stood, as it were in a fruit dish (a dish of distant time stood, as it were, in a fruit dish, a dish ofMM II.i.89
some three pence; your honours haue seene such dishes)some threepence; your honours have seen such dishes;MM II.i.90
they are not China-dishes, but very good dishes.they are not china dishes, but very good dishes.MM II.i.91
No indeede sir not of a pin; you are therein inNo, indeed, sir, not of a pin; you are therein inMM II.i.93
the right: but, to the point: As I say, this Mistris the right: but to the point. As I say, this MistressMM II.i.94
Elbow, being (as I say) with childe, and being great bellied,Elbow, being, as I say, with child, and being great-bellied,MM II.i.95
and longing (as I said) for prewyns: and hauingand longing, as I said, for prunes, and havingMM II.i.96
but two in the dish (as I said) Master Froth here, thisbut two in the dish, as I said, Master Froth here, thisMM II.i.97
very man, hauing eaten the rest (as I said) & (as I very man, having eaten the rest, as I said, and, as IMM II.i.98
say) paying for them very honestly: for, as you knowsay, paying for them very honestly, for, as you know,MM II.i.99
Master Froth, I could not giue you three pence againe.Master Froth, I could not give you threepence again.MM II.i.100
Very well: you being then (if you be remembred)Very well: you being then, if you be remembered,MM II.i.102
cracking the stones of the foresaid prewyns.cracking the stones of the foresaid prunes – MM II.i.103
Why, very well: I telling you then (if you beWhy, very well: I telling you then, if you beMM II.i.105
remembred) that such a one, and such a one, were pastremembered, that such a one and such a one were pastMM II.i.106
cure of the thing you wot of, vnlesse they kept very goodcure of the thing you wot of, unless they kept very goodMM II.i.107
diet, as I told you.diet, as I told you – MM II.i.108
Why very well then.Why, very well then – MM II.i.110
Sir, your honor cannot come to that yet.Sir, your honour cannot come to that yet.MM II.i.114
Sir, but you shall come to it, by your honoursSir, but you shall come to it, by your honour'sMM II.i.116
leaue: And I beseech you, looke into Master Froth hereleave. And, I beseech you look into Master Froth here,MM II.i.117
sir, a man of foure-score pound a yeare; whose father diedsir; a man of fourscore pound a year, whose father diedMM II.i.118
at Hallowmas: Was't not at Hallowmas Master Froth?at Hallowmas. Was't not at Hallowmas, Master Froth?MM II.i.119
Why very well: I hope here be truthes: he Sir,Why, very well. I hope here be truths. He, sir,MM II.i.121
sitting (as I say) in a lower chaire, Sir, 'twas in thesitting, as I say, in a lower chair, sir – 'twas in theMM II.i.122
bunch of Grapes, where indeede you haue a delight to sit,Bunch of Grapes, where indeed you have a delight to sit,MM II.i.123
haue you not?have you not?MM II.i.124
Why very well then: I hope here be truthes.Why, very well then. I hope here be truths.MM II.i.127
Once Sir? there was nothing done to her once.Once, sir? There was nothing done to her once.MM II.i.135
I beseech your honor, aske me.I beseech your honour, ask me.MM II.i.138
I beseech you sir, looke in this Gentlemans face:I beseech you, sir, look in this gentleman's face.MM II.i.140
good Master Froth looke vpon his honor; 'tis for aGood Master Froth, look upon his honour; 'tis for aMM II.i.141
good purpose: doth your honor marke his face?good purpose. Doth your honour mark his face?MM II.i.142
Nay, I beseech you marke it well.Nay, I beseech you, mark it well.MM II.i.144
Doth your honor see any harme in his face?Doth your honour see any harm in his face?MM II.i.146
Ile be supposd vpon a booke, his face is theI'll be supposed upon a book, his face is theMM II.i.148
worst thing about him: good then: if his face be theworst thing about him. Good, then; if his face be theMM II.i.149
worst thing about him, how could Master Froth doe theworst thing about him, how could Master Froth do theMM II.i.150
Constables wife any harme? I would know that of yourconstable's wife any harm? I would know that of yourMM II.i.151
honour.honour.MM II.i.152
By this hand Sir, his wife is a more respectedBy this hand, sir, his wife is a more respectedMM II.i.157
person then any of vs all.person than any of us all.MM II.i.158
Sir, she was respected with him, before heSir, she was respected with him before heMM II.i.162
married with her.married with her.MM II.i.163
A Tapster, a poore widdowes Tapster.A tapster, a poor widow's tapster.MM II.i.188
Mistris Ouer-don.Mistress Overdone.MM II.i.190
Nine, sir: Ouer-don by the last.Nine, sir. Overdone by the last.MM II.i.192
Pompey.Pompey.MM II.i.204
Bum, Sir.Bum, sir.MM II.i.206
Truly sir, I am a poore fellow that would liue.Truly, sir, I am a poor fellow that would live.MM II.i.212
If the Law would allow it, sir.If the law would allow it, sir.MM II.i.216
Do's your Worship meane to geld and splay allDoes your worship mean to geld and splay allMM II.i.219
the youth of the City?the youth of the city?MM II.i.220
Truely Sir, in my poore opinion they will too'tTruly, sir, in my poor opinion, they will to'tMM II.i.222
then: if your worship will take order for the drabs andthen. If your worship will take order for the drabs andMM II.i.223
the knaues, you need not to feare the bawds.the knaves, you need not to fear the bawds.MM II.i.224
If you head, and hang all that offend that wayIf you head and hang all that offend that wayMM II.i.227
but for ten yeare together; you'll be glad to giue out abut for ten year together, you'll be glad to give out aMM II.i.228
Commission for more heads: if this law hold in Viennacommission for more heads. If this law hold in ViennaMM II.i.229
ten yeare, ile rent the fairest house in it after three penceten year, I'll rent the fairest house in it after threepenceMM II.i.230
a Bay: if you liue to see this come to passe, say Pompeya bay. If you live to see this come to pass, say PompeyMM II.i.231
told you so.told you so.MM II.i.232
I thanke your Worship for your good counsell;I thank your worship for your good counsel;MM II.i.240
but I shall follow it as the flesh and fortune shall betterbut I shall follow it as the flesh and fortune shall betterMM II.i.241
determine.determine.MM II.i.242
Whip me? no, no, let Carman whip his Iade,Whip me? No, no, let carman whip his jade.MM II.i.243
The valiant heart's not whipt out of his trade.The valiant heart's not whipped out of his trade.MM II.i.244
Twas neuer merry world since of two vsuries'Twas never merry world since, of two usuries,MM III.ii.5
the merriest was put downe, and the worser allow'd bythe merriest was put down, and the worser allowed byMM III.ii.6
order of Law; a fur'd gowne to keepe him warme; andorder of law a furred gown to keep him warm; andMM III.ii.7
furd with Foxe and Lamb-skins too, to signifie, that craftfurred with fox and lamb skins too, to signify that craft,MM III.ii.8
being richer then Innocency, stands for the facing.being richer than innocency, stands for the facing.MM III.ii.9
Indeed, it do's stinke in some sort, Sir: / But yetIndeed, it does stink in some sort, sir, but yet,MM III.ii.26
Sir I would proue.sir, I would prove – MM III.ii.27
I spy comfort, I cry baile: Here's a Gentleman, andI spy comfort, I cry bail. Here's a gentleman andMM III.ii.39
a friend of mine.a friend of mine.MM III.ii.40
Troth sir, shee hath eaten vp all her beefe, andTroth, sir, she hath eaten up all her beef, andMM III.ii.53
she is her selfe in the tub.she is herself in the tub.MM III.ii.54
Yes faith sir.Yes, faith, sir.MM III.ii.59
I hope Sir, your good Worship wil be my baile?I hope, sir, your good worship will be my bail.MM III.ii.69
You will not baile me then Sir?You will not bail me then, sir?MM III.ii.77
If the man be a Bachelor Sir, I can: / But if he be aIf the man be a bachelor, sir, I can; but if he be aMM IV.ii.3
married man, he's his wiues head, / And I can neuer cutmarried man, he's his wife's head, and I can never cutMM IV.ii.4
off a womans head.off a woman's head.MM IV.ii.5
Sir, I haue beene an vnlawfull bawd, time out ofSir, I have been an unlawful bawd time out ofMM IV.ii.14
minde, but yet I will bee content to be a lawfull hangman:mind, but yet I will be content to be a lawful hangman.MM IV.ii.15
I would bee glad to receiue some instruction from myI would be glad to receive some instruction from myMM IV.ii.16
fellow partner.fellow partner.MM IV.ii.17
Pray sir, by your good fauor: for surely sir, aPray, sir, by your good favour – for surely, sir, aMM IV.ii.29
good fauor you haue, but that you haue a hanginggood favour you have, but that you have a hangingMM IV.ii.30
look: Doe you call sir, your occupation a Mysterie?look – do you call, sir, your occupation a mystery?MM IV.ii.31
Painting Sir, I haue heard say, is a Misterie; andPainting, sir, I have heard say, is a mystery, andMM IV.ii.33
your Whores sir, being members of my occupation,your whores, sir, being members of my occupation,MM IV.ii.34
vsing painting, do proue my Occupation, a Misterie: butusing painting, do prove my occupation a mystery. ButMM IV.ii.35
what Misterie there should be in hanging, if I should bewhat mystery there should be in hanging, if I should beMM IV.ii.36
hang'd, I cannot imagine.hanged, I cannot imagine.MM IV.ii.37
Proofe.Proof?MM IV.ii.39
Sir, I will serue him: For I do finde your HangmanSir, I will serve him, for I do find your hangmanMM IV.ii.46
is a more penitent Trade then your Bawd: he dothis a more penitent trade than your bawd. He dothMM IV.ii.47
oftner aske forgiuenesse.oftener ask forgiveness.MM IV.ii.48
I do desire to learne sir: and I hope, if you haueI do desire to learn, sir, and I hope, if you haveMM IV.ii.53
occasion to vse me for your owne turne, you shall finde meoccasion to use me for your own turn, you shall find meMM IV.ii.54
y'are. For truly sir, for your kindnesse, I owe you a goodyare. For truly, sir, for your kindness I owe you a goodMM IV.ii.55
turne. turn.MM IV.ii.56
I am as well acquainted heere, as I was in ourI am as well acquainted here as I was in ourMM IV.iii.1
house of profession: one would thinke it were Mistrishouse of profession. One would think it were MistressMM IV.iii.2
Ouer-dons owne house, for heere be manie of her oldeOverdone's own house, for here be many of her oldMM IV.iii.3
Customers. First, here's yong Mr Rash, hee's in forcustomers. First, here's young Master Rash. He's in forMM IV.iii.4
a commoditie of browne paper, and olde Ginger, nine scorea commodity of brown paper and old ginger, ninescore-and-seventeenMM IV.iii.5
and seuenteene pounds, of which hee made fiue Markespounds, of which he made five marksMM IV.iii.6
readie money: marrie then, Ginger was not much in request,ready money. Marry, then ginger was not much in request,MM IV.iii.7
for the olde Women were all dead. Then is therefor the old women were all dead. Then is thereMM IV.iii.8
heere one Mr Caper, at the suite of Master Three-Pile here one Master Caper, at the suit of Master ThreepileMM IV.iii.9
the Mercer, for some foure suites of Peach-colour'd Satten,the mercer, for some four suits of peach-coloured satin,MM IV.iii.10
which now peaches him a beggar. Then haue we heere,which now peaches him a beggar. Then have we hereMM IV.iii.11
yong Dizie, and yong M Deepe-vow, and M young Dizzy, and young Master Deepvow, and MasterMM IV.iii.12
Copperspurre, and M Starue-Lackey the Rapier andCopperspur, and Master Starve-lackey, the rapier andMM IV.iii.13
dagger man, and yong Drop-heire that kild lustie dagger man, and young Drop-heir that killed lustyMM IV.iii.14
Pudding, and M Forthlight the Tilter, and braue Pudding, and Master Forthright the tilter, and braveMM IV.iii.15
M Shootie the great Traueller, and wilde Halfe-Canne Master Shoe-tie the great traveller, and wild Half-canMM IV.iii.16
that stabb'd Pots, and I thinke fortie more, all great doersthat stabbed Pots, and I think forty more, all great doersMM IV.iii.17
in our Trade, and are now for the Lords sake.in our trade, and are now ‘ for the Lord's sake.’MM IV.iii.18
M Barnardine, you must rise and beMaster Barnardine, you must rise and beMM IV.iii.20
hang'd, M Barnardine.hanged, Master Barnardine!MM IV.iii.21
Your friends Sir, the Hangman: / You must be soYour friends, sir, the hangman. You must be soMM IV.iii.25
good Sir to rise, and be put to death.good, sir, to rise and be put to death.MM IV.iii.26
Pray Master Barnardine, awake till you arePray, Master Barnardine, awake till you areMM IV.iii.30
executed, and sleepe afterwards.executed, and sleep afterwards.MM IV.iii.31
He is comming Sir, he is comming: I heare his StrawHe is coming, sir, he is coming. I hear his strawMM IV.iii.33
russle.rustle.MM IV.iii.34
Verie readie Sir.Very ready, sir.MM IV.iii.36
Oh, the better Sir: for he that drinkes all night,O, the better, sir, for he that drinks all night,MM IV.iii.43
and is hanged betimes in the morning, may sleepe theand is hanged betimes in the morning, may sleep theMM IV.iii.44
sounder all the next day.sounder all the next day.MM IV.iii.45

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