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In honour of Dame Donae's luckless death;
* That, when I come to finish up hit life, &c] This proves that Greene intended to write a Second. Part of Alphonsus.
Tou may be ready for to succour me:
[Exit Venus; or, if you can conveniently, let a
Well, loving sisters, since that she is gone,
[Exeunt omnet, playing on their instruments.
Perhaps, indeed, lie did write one: "possibly," observes Mr. Collier (Ifist. of Engl. Dram. Poet. iii. 171), "the continuation has perished."
* did lately will] Qy. **did us lately will" f (i. e., according to the phraseology of Greeno'o time, "did lately desire us.")
A Pleasant conceytcd comcdie of George a Greene, the Pinner of Wakefield As it teas sundry times acted by the seruauts of the right Honourable the Earlt of Sussex. Imprinted at London by Simon Stajford% for CuthbeH Burby; And are to be sold at his shop neere tht Royall Exchange. 1599. 4to.
Reprinted in the different editions of Dodsley's Old Plays.
Edward, King of England.
Cuddv, his Mm.
Much, the Miller's son.
Jexkik, George-a-Grecno's man.
Wily, Georgc-a-Greeno's boy.
Townsmen, Shoemakers, Soldiers, Mossougers,
Bettris, daughter to Grime.