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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. )
Baptista, a rich gentleman of Padua. ,
} Suitors to Bianca.
Hortensio, vuitors to Bianca.
rvants to Petruchio.
Katharina, the Shrew; 2
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. I'll pheese you, in faith. Host. A pair of stocks, you rogue! Sly. Y'are a baggage; the Slies are no rogues: ook in the chronicles, we came in with Richard Conqueror. Therefore, paucas pallabris; let the world slide: Sessa!
Host. You will not pay for the glasses you have
Go to th
Sly. No, not a denier: Go by, says Jeronimy ;
to thy cold bed, and warm thee. Host. I know my remedy, I must go fetch the
[Erit. Sly. Third, or fourth, or fifth borough, I'll anWer him by law: I'll not budge an inch, boy; let him come, and kindly.
[Lies down on the ground, and falls asleep.