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What, Iohn Rugby,What, John Rugby!MW I.iv.1
I pray thee goe to the Casement, and see if you can seeI pray thee, go to the casement and see if you can seeMW I.iv.2
my Master, Master Docter Caius comming: if he doemy master, Master Doctor Caius, coming. If he do,MW I.iv.3
(I' faith) and finde any body in the house; here will be ani'faith, and find anybody in the house, here will be anMW I.iv.4
old abusing of Gods patience, and the Kings English.old abusing of God's patience and the King's English.MW I.iv.5
Goe, and we'll haue a posset for't Go; and we'll have a posset for'tMW I.iv.7
soone at night, (in faith) at the latter end of a Sea-cole-soon at night, in faith, at the latter end of a sea-coalMW I.iv.8
fire:fire.MW I.iv.9
An honest, willing, kinde fellow, as euer seruant shallAn honest, willing, kind fellow, as ever servant shallMW I.iv.10
come in house withall: and I warrant you, no tel-tale,come in house withal; and, I warrant you, no tell-tale,MW I.iv.11
nor no breede-bate: his worst fault is, that he is giuen tonor no breed-bate. His worst fault is that he is given toMW I.iv.12
prayer; hee is something peeuish that way: but no bodyprayer. He is something peevish that way, but nobodyMW I.iv.13
but has his fault: but let that passe. Peter Simple, you but has his fault. But let that pass. – Peter Simple youMW I.iv.14
say your name is?say your name is?MW I.iv.15
And Master Slender's your Master?And Master Slender's your master?MW I.iv.17
Do's he not weare a great roundDoes he not wear a great roundMW I.iv.19
Beard, like a Glouers pairing-knife?beard like a glover's paring-knife?MW I.iv.20
A softly-sprighted man, is he not?A softly-sprighted man, is he not?MW I.iv.23
How say you: oh, I should rememberHow say you? – O, I should rememberMW I.iv.27
him: do's he not hold vp his head (as it were?)him. Does he not hold up his head, as it were,MW I.iv.28
and strut in his gate?and strut in his gait?MW I.iv.29
Well, heauen send Anne Page, noWell, heaven send Anne Page noMW I.iv.31
worse fortune: Tell Master Parson Euans, I will doeworse fortune. Tell Master Parson Evans I will doMW I.iv.32
what I can for your Master: Anne is a good girle, and Iwhat I can for your master. Anne is a good girl, and IMW I.iv.33
wish ---wish –MW I.iv.34
We shall all be shent: Run in here,We shall all be shent. Run in here,MW I.iv.36
good young man: goe into this Closset: he will not staygood young man; go into this closet. He will not stayMW I.iv.37
long: long.MW I.iv.38
what Iohn Rugby? Iohn: what Iohn I say? goe Iohn,What, John Rugby! John, what, John, I say! Go, John,MW I.iv.39
goe enquire for my Master, I doubt he be not well, thatgo inquire for my master. I doubt he be not well, thatMW I.iv.40
hee comes not home:he comes not home.MW I.iv.41
(and downe, downe, adowne'a. &c.And down, down, adown-a, etc.MW I.iv.42
I forsooth ile fetch it you:Ay, forsooth, I'll fetch it you.MW I.iv.46
I am glad hee went not in himselfe: if he had (Aside) I am glad he went not in himself. If he hadMW I.iv.47
found the yong man he would haue bin horne-mad.found the young man, he would have been horn-mad.MW I.iv.48
Is it this Sir?Is it this, sir?MW I.iv.51
What Iohn Rugby, Iohn?What, John Rugby! John!MW I.iv.54
Ay-me, he'll finde the yong manAy me, he'll find the young manMW I.iv.63
there, & be mad.there, and be mad.MW I.iv.64
Good Master be content.Good master, be content.MW I.iv.68
The yong man is an honest man.The young man is an honest man.MW I.iv.70
I beseech you be not so flegmaticke:I beseech you, be not so phlegmatic.MW I.iv.73
heare the truth of it. He came of an errand to mee, fromHear the truth of it. He came of an errand to me fromMW I.iv.74
Parson Hugh.Parson Hugh.MW I.iv.75
Peace, I pray you.Peace, I pray you.MW I.iv.78
This is all indeede-la: but ileThis is all, indeed, la! But I'llMW I.iv.84
nere put my finger in the fire, and neede not.ne'er put my finger in the fire, and need not.MW I.iv.85
I am glad he is soI am glad he is soMW I.iv.88
quiet: if he had bin throughly moued, you should hauequiet. If he had been throughly moved, you should haveMW I.iv.89
heard him so loud, and so melancholly: but notwithstandingheard him so loud and so melancholy. But notwithstanding,MW I.iv.90
man, Ile doe yoe your Master what good I can:man, I'll do you your master what good I can.MW I.iv.91
and the very yea, & the no is, ye French Doctor myAnd the very yea and the no is, the French doctor, myMW I.iv.92
Master, (I may call him my Master, looke you, for I keepemaster – I may call him my master, look you, for I keepMW I.iv.93
his house; and I wash, ring, brew, bake, scowre, dressehis house; and I wash, wring, brew, bake, scour, dressMW I.iv.94
meat and drinke, make the beds, and doe all my selfe.)meat and drink, make the beds, and do all myself –MW I.iv.95
Are you a-uis'dAre you avisedMW I.iv.98
o'that? you shall finde it a great charge: and to be vpo' that? You shall find it a great charge – and to be upMW I.iv.99
early, and down late: but notwithstanding, (to tell youearly and down late. But notwithstanding – to tell youMW I.iv.100
in your eare, I wold haue no words of it) my Masterin your ear, I would have no words of it – my masterMW I.iv.101
himselfe is in loue with Mistris Anne Page: but notwithstandinghimself is in love with Mistress Anne Page. But notwithstandingMW I.iv.102
that I know Ans mind, that's neitherthat, I know Anne's mind. That's neitherMW I.iv.103
heere nor there.here nor there.MW I.iv.104
Alas: he speakes but for his friend.Alas, he speaks but for his friend.MW I.iv.111
Sir, the maid loues you, and all shallSir, the maid loves you, and all shallMW I.iv.117
bee well: We must giue folkes leaue to prate: what thebe well. We must give folks leave to prate. What theMW I.iv.118
good-ier.good-year!MW I.iv.119
You shall haue An-fooles head of your owne:You shall have An – fool's-head ofMW I.iv.123
No, I know Ans mind for that: neuer ayour own. No, I know Anne's mind for that. Never aMW I.iv.124
woman in Windsor knowes more of Ans minde thenwoman in Windsor knows more of Anne's mind thanMW I.iv.125
I doe, nor can doe more then I doe with her, I thanke heauen.I do, nor can do more than I do with her, I thank heaven.MW I.iv.126
Who's there, I troa? Come neereWho's there, I trow? Come nearMW I.iv.128
the house I pray you.the house, I pray you.MW I.iv.129
The better that it pleases your goodThe better that it pleases your goodMW I.iv.131
Worship to aske?worship to ask.MW I.iv.132
In truth Sir, and shee is pretty, andIn truth, sir, and she is pretty, andMW I.iv.134
honest, and gentle, and one that is your friend, I canhonest, and gentle – and one that is your friend. I canMW I.iv.135
tell you that by the way, I praise heauen for it.tell you that by the way, I praise heaven for it.MW I.iv.136
Troth Sir, all is in his hands aboue:Troth, sir, all is in His hands above.MW I.iv.139
but notwithstanding (Master Fenton) Ile be sworne on aBut notwithstanding, Master Fenton, I'll be sworn on aMW I.iv.140
booke shee loues you: haue not your Worship a wartbook she loves you. Have not your worship a wartMW I.iv.141
aboue your eye?above your eye?MW I.iv.142
Wel, thereby hangs a tale: goodWell, thereby hangs a tale. GoodMW I.iv.144
faith, it is such another Nan; (but (I detest) an honest faith, it is such another Nan – but, I detest, an honestMW I.iv.145
maid as euer broke bread: wee had an howres talke of thatmaid as ever broke bread. We had an hour's talk of thatMW I.iv.146
wart; I shall neuer laugh but in that maids company:wart. I shall never laugh but in that maid's company.MW I.iv.147
but (indeed) shee is giuen too much to Allicholy andBut, indeed, she is given too much to allicholy andMW I.iv.148
musing: but for you --- well --- goe too ---musing. But for you – well – go to –MW I.iv.149
Will I? I faith that wee will: And IWill I? I'faith, that we will. And IMW I.iv.153
will tell your Worship more of the Wart, the next timewill tell your worship more of the wart the next timeMW I.iv.154
we haue confidence, and of other wooers.we have confidence, and of other wooers.MW I.iv.155
Fare-well to your Worship:Farewell to your worship.MW I.iv.157
truely an honest Gentleman: but Anne loues hiim not:Truly, an honest gentleman. But Anne loves him not,MW I.iv.158
for I know Ans minde as well as another do's: outfor I know Anne's mind as well as another does. OutMW I.iv.159
vpon't: what haue I forgot.upon't! What have I forgot?MW I.iv.160
I forsooth: and I pray how do'sAy, forsooth; and, I pray, how doesMW II.i.153
good Mistresse Anne?good Mistress Anne?MW II.i.154
Giue your worship good morrow.Give your worship good morrow.MW II.ii.32
Not so and't please your worship.Not so, an't please your worship.MW II.ii.34
Ile be sworne,I'll be sworn,MW II.ii.36
As my mother was the first houre I was borne.As my mother was the first hour I was born.MW II.ii.37
Shall I vouch-safe your worship aShall I vouchsafe your worship aMW II.ii.39
word, or two?word or two?MW II.ii.40
There is one Mistresse Ford, (Sir)There is one Mistress Ford – Sir,MW II.ii.43
I pray come a little neerer this waies: I my selfe dwellI pray, come a little nearer this ways – I myself dwellMW II.ii.44
with M. Doctor Caius:with Master Doctor Caius.MW II.ii.45
Your worship saies very true: IYour worship says very true – IMW II.ii.47
pray your worship come a little neerer this waies.pray your worship, come a little nearer this ways.MW II.ii.48
Are they so? heauen-blesse them, andAre they so? God bless them andMW II.ii.51
make them his Seruants.make them his servants!MW II.ii.52
Why, Sir; shee's a good-creature;Why, sir, she's a good creature.MW II.ii.54
Lord, Lord, your Worship's a wanton: well: heauen forgiueLord, Lord, your worship's a wanton! Well, God forgiveMW II.ii.55
you, and all of vs, I pray ---.you, and all of us, I pray –MW II.ii.56
Marry this is the short, and the longMarry, this is the short and the longMW II.ii.58
of it: you haue brought her into such a Canaries, as 'tisof it: you have brought her into such a canaries as 'tisMW II.ii.59
wonderfull: the best Courtier of them all (when thewonderful. The best courtier of them all, when theMW II.ii.60
Court lay at Windsor) could neuer haue brought her to court lay at Windsor, could never have brought her toMW II.ii.61
such a Canarie: yet there has beene Knights, and Lords,such a canary; yet there has been knights, and lords,MW II.ii.62
and Gentlemen, with their Coaches; I warrant you Coachand gentlemen, with their coaches, I warrant you, coachMW II.ii.63
after Coach, letter after letter, gift after gift, smelling so after coach, letter after letter, gift after gift, smelling soMW II.ii.64
sweetly; all Muske, and so rushling, I warrant you, in sweetly – all musk – and so rushling, I warrant you, inMW II.ii.65
silke and golde, and in such alligant termes, and in suchsilk and gold, and in such alligant terms, and in suchMW II.ii.66
wine and suger of the best, and the fairest, that wouldwine and sugar of the best and the fairest, that wouldMW II.ii.67
haue wonne any womans heart: and I warrant you, theyhave won any woman's heart, and, I warrant you, theyMW II.ii.68
could neuer get an eye-winke of her: I had my selfe twentiecould never get an eye-wink of her – I had myself twentyMW II.ii.69
Angels giuen me this morning, but I defie all Angels (inangels given me this morning, but I defy all angels inMW II.ii.70
any such sort, as they say) but in the way of honesty:any such sort, as they say, but in the way of honesty –MW II.ii.71
and I warrant you, they could neuer get her so muchand, I warrant you, they could never get her so muchMW II.ii.72
as sippe on a cup with the prowdest of them all, and yetas sip on a cup with the proudest of them all, and yetMW II.ii.73
there has beene Earles: nay, (which is more) Pentioners,there has been earls – nay, which is more, pensioners –MW II.ii.74
but I warrant you all is one with her.but, I warrant you, all is one with her.MW II.ii.75
Marry, she hath receiu'd yourMarry, she hath received yourMW II.ii.78
Letter: for the which she thankes you a thousand times;letter, for the which she thanks you a thousand times,MW II.ii.79
and she giues you to notifie, that her husband will beand she gives you to notify that her husband will beMW II.ii.80
absence from his house, betweene ten and eleuen.absence from his house between ten and eleven.MW II.ii.81
I, forsooth: and then you mayAy, forsooth; and then you mayMW II.ii.83
come and see the picture (she sayes) that you wot of:come and see the picture, she says, that you wot of.MW II.ii.84
Master Ford her husband will be from home: alas,Master Ford, her husband, will be from home. Alas,MW II.ii.85
the sweet woman leades an ill life with him: hee's a verythe sweet woman leads an ill life with him – he's a veryMW II.ii.86
iealousie-man; she leads a very frampold life with him,jealousy man – she leads a very frampold life with him,MW II.ii.87
(good hart.)good heart.MW II.ii.88
Why, you say well: But I haueWhy, you say well. But I haveMW II.ii.91
another messenger to your worship: Mistresse Page another messenger to your worship. Mistress PageMW II.ii.92
hath her heartie commendations to you to: and let meehath her hearty commendations to you too; and, let meMW II.ii.93
tell you in your eare, shee's as fartuous a ciuill modest tell you in your ear, she's as fartuous a civil modestMW II.ii.94
wife, and one (I tell you) that will not misse you morningwife, and one, I tell you, that will not miss you morningMW II.ii.95
nor euening prayer, as any is in Windsor, who ere beenor evening prayer, as any is in Windsor, whoe'er beMW II.ii.96
the other: and shee bade me tell your worship, that herthe other. And she bade me tell your worship that herMW II.ii.97
husband is seldome from home, but she hopes there willhusband is seldom from home, but she hopes there willMW II.ii.98
come a time. I neuer knew a woman so doate vpon acome a time. I never knew a woman so dote upon aMW II.ii.99
man; surely I thinke you haue charmes, la: yes inman. Surely, I think you have charms, la! Yes, inMW II.ii.100
truth.truth.MW II.ii.101
Blessing on your heart for't.Blessing on your heart for't!MW II.ii.104
That were a iest indeed: they haueThat were a jest indeed! They haveMW II.ii.108
not so little grace I hope, that were a tricke indeed:not so little grace, I hope – that were a trick indeed!MW II.ii.109
But Mistris Page would desire you to send her yourBut Mistress Page would desire you to send her yourMW II.ii.110
little Page of al loues: her husband has a maruellouslittle page, of all loves. Her husband has a marvellousMW II.ii.111
infectiõ to the little Page: and truely Master Page is aninfection to the little page; and, truly, Master Page is anMW II.ii.112
honest man: neuer a wife in Windsor leades a betterhonest man. Never a wife in Windsor leads a betterMW II.ii.113
life then she do's: doe what shee will, say what she will,life than she does. Do what she will, say what she will,MW II.ii.114
take all, pay all, goe to bed when she list, rise when shetake all, pay all, go to bed when she list, rise when sheMW II.ii.115
list, all is as she will: and truly she deserues it; for iflist, all is as she will. And, truly, she deserves it; for ifMW II.ii.116
there be a kinde woman in Windsor, she is one: you must there be a kind woman in Windsor, she is one. You mustMW II.ii.117
send her your Page, no remedie.send her your page – no remedy.MW II.ii.118
Nay, but doe so then, and lookeNay, but do so, then – and, lookMW II.ii.120
you, hee may come and goe betweene you both: and in anyyou, he may come and go between you both. And in anyMW II.ii.121
case haue a nay-word, that you may know one anotherscase have a nay-word, that you may know one another'sMW II.ii.122
minde, and the Boy neuer neede to vnderstand any thing;mind, and the boy never need to understand anything;MW II.ii.123
for 'tis not good that children should know any wickednes:for 'tis not good that children should know any wickedness.MW II.ii.124
olde folkes you know, haue discretion, as they say,Old folks, you know, have discretion, as they say,MW II.ii.125
and know the world.and know the world.MW II.ii.126
Hark ye, M. Slender Hark ye, Master SlenderMW III.iv.29
would speak a word with youwould speak a word with you.MW III.iv.30
And how do's good Master Fenton?And how does good Master Fenton?MW III.iv.34
Pray you a word with you.Pray you, a word with you.MW III.iv.35
Speake to Mistris Page.Speak to Mistress Page.MW III.iv.75
That's my master, M. Doctor.That's my master, Master Doctor.MW III.iv.83
This is my doing now: Nay, saideThis is my doing now. ‘ Nay,’ saidMW III.iv.93
I, will you cast away your childe on a Foole, and aI, ‘ will you cast away your child on a fool, and aMW III.iv.94
Physitian: Looke on M. Fenton, this is my doing.physician? Look on Master Fenton.’ This is my doing.MW III.iv.95
Now heauen send thee goodNow heaven send thee goodMW III.iv.98
fortune,fortune!MW III.iv.99
a kinde heart he hath: a woman would run through fireA kind heart he hath. A woman would run through fireMW III.iv.100
& water for such a kinde heart. But yet, I would myand water for such a kind heart. But yet I would myMW III.iv.101
Maister had Mistris Anne, or I would M. Slender master had Mistress Anne; or I would Master SlenderMW III.iv.102
had her: or (in sooth) I would M. Fenton had her;had her; or, in sooth, I would Master Fenton had her.MW III.iv.103
I will do what I can for them all three, for so I haueI will do what I can for them all three, for so I haveMW III.iv.104
promisd, and Ile bee as good as my word, but speciouslypromised, and I'll be as good as my word – but speciouslyMW III.iv.105
for M. Fenton. Well, I must of another errand to Sir for Master Fenton. Well, I must of another errand to SirMW III.iv.106
Iohn Falstaffe from my two Mistresses: what a beast amJohn Falstaff from my two mistresses. What a beast amMW III.iv.107
I to slacke it. I to slack it!MW III.iv.108
By your leaue: I cry you mercy?By your leave; I cry you mercy.MW III.v.23
Giue your worship good morrow.Give your worship good morrow.MW III.v.24
Marry Sir, I come to your worshipMarry, sir, I come to your worshipMW III.v.31
from M. Ford.from Mistress Ford.MW III.v.32
Alas the day, (good-heart) that wasAlas the day, good heart, that wasMW III.v.35
not her fault: she do's so take on with her men; theynot her fault. She does so take on with her men; theyMW III.v.36
mistooke their erection.mistook their erection.MW III.v.37
Well, she laments Sir for it, thatWell, she laments, sir, for it, thatMW III.v.40
it would yern your heart to see it: her husband goesit would yearn your heart to see it. Her husband goesMW III.v.41
this morning a birding; she desires you once more tothis morning a-birding. She desires you once more toMW III.v.42
come to her, betweene eight and nine: I must carry hercome to her between eight and nine. I must carry herMW III.v.43
word quickely, she'll make you amends I warrant you.word quickly. She'll make you amends, I warrant you.MW III.v.44
I will tell her.I will tell her.MW III.v.48
Eight and nine Sir.Eight and nine, sir.MW III.v.50
Peace be with you Sir.Peace be with you, sir.MW III.v.52
Sure he is by this; or will be presently;Sure he is by this, or will be presently.MW IV.i.3
but truely he is very couragious mad, about hisBut truly he is very courageous mad about hisMW IV.i.4
throwing into the water. Mistris Ford desires you tothrowing into the water. Mistress Ford desires you toMW IV.i.5
come sodainely. come suddenly.MW IV.i.6
'Blessing of his heart.Blessing of his heart!MW IV.i.13
Truely, I thought there had binTruly, I thought there had beenMW IV.i.22
one Number more, because they say od's-Nownes.one number more, because they say ‘ 'Od's nouns.’MW IV.i.23
Powlcats? there are fairer thingsPolecats! There are fairer thingsMW IV.i.26
then Powlcats, sure.than polecats, sure.MW IV.i.27
Hang-hog, is latten for Bacon, I‘ Hang-hog ’ is Latin for bacon, IMW IV.i.44
warrant you.warrant you.MW IV.i.45
And that's a good roote.And that's a good root.MW IV.i.50
'Vengeance of Ginyes case; fie onVengeance of Jenny's case! Fie onMW IV.i.57
her; neuer name her (childe) if she be a whore.her! Never name her, child, if she be a whore.MW IV.i.58
You doe ill to teach the childe suchYou do ill to teach the child suchMW IV.i.60
words: hee teaches him to hic, and to hac; which they'llwords. He teaches him to hick and to hack, which they'llMW IV.i.61
doe fast enough of themselues, and to call horum; fiedo fast enough of themselves, and to call ‘ horum.’ FieMW IV.i.62
vpon you.upon you!MW IV.i.63
From the two parties forsooth.From the two parties, forsooth.MW IV.v.96
And haue not they suffer'd? Yes, IAnd have not they suffered? Yes, IMW IV.v.101
warrant; speciously one of them; Mistris Ford (goodwarrant; speciously one of them. Mistress Ford, goodMW IV.v.102
heart) is beaten blacke and blew, that you cannot see aheart, is beaten black and blue, that you cannot see aMW IV.v.103
white spot about her.white spot about her.MW IV.v.104
Sir: let me speake with you in yourSir, let me speak with you in yourMW IV.v.112
Chamber, you shall heare how things goe, and (I warrant)chamber. You shall hear how things go, and, I warrant,MW IV.v.113
to your content: here is a Letter will say somewhat:to your content. Here is a letter will say somewhat.MW IV.v.114
(good-hearts) what a-doe here is to bring you together?Good hearts, what ado here is to bring you together!MW IV.v.115
Sure, one of you do's not serue heauen well, that you are Sure, one of you does not serve heaven well, that you areMW IV.v.116
so cross'd.so crossed.MW IV.v.117
Ile prouide you a chaine, and Ile doI'll provide you a chain, and I'll doMW V.i.5
what I can to get you a paire of hornes.what I can to get you a pair of horns.MW V.i.6