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INDUCTION Sly. Madam wife, they say, that I have dream'd, and slept Above some fifteen year and more.
Taming of the Shrew.
FROM THE TEXT OF
MR. STEEVENS'S LAST EDITION.
other servants attending on the Lord.
Persons in the
Baptista, a rich gentleman of Padua.
}suitors to Bianca.
} Servants to Lucentio.
Servants to Petruchio.
Katharina, the Shrew;
Daughters to Baptista.
Tailor, Haberdasher, and Servants attending on Baptista
Scene, sometimes in Padua; and sometimes in Petruchio's
House in the Country.
TAMING OF THE SHREW.
BEFORE AN ALEHOUSE ON A HEATH.
Enter Hostess and Sly.
Sly. Y’are a baggage; the Slies are no rogues: Look in the chronicles, we came in with Richard Conqueror. Therefore, paucas pallabris; let the world slide: Sessu !
Host. You will not pay for the glasses you have burst
Sly. No, not a denier: Go by, says Jeronimy ;Go to thy cold bed, and warm thee.
Host. I know my remedy, I must go fetch the thirdborough.
[Erit. Sly. Third, or fourth, or fifth borough, I'll answer him by law: I'll not budge an inch, boy; let him come, and kindly.
[Lies down on the ground, and falls asleep.