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Which way thou travelleft; if along with us,
Vin. Fair Sir, and you my merry Mistress,
Pet. What is his name?
Pet. Happily met, the happier for thy fon;
Vin. But is this true, or is it else your pleasure,
Hor. I do assure thee, Father, so it is.
Pet. Come, go along, and see the truth hereof:
[Exeunt Pet. Cath, and Vin.
A CT V.
V. SCEN E I.
Before Lucentio's House.
walking on one side.
BIONDELLO. SOFTLY and swiftly, Sir, for the Priest is ready.
Luc. I fly, Biondello; but they may chance to need thee at home, therefore leave us.
Bion. Nay, faith, I'll see the church o' your back, and then come back to my Master as soon as I
[Exit. Gre. I marvel, Cambio comes not all this while. Enter Petruchio, Catharina, Vincentio and Grumio,
with Attendants. Pet. Sir, here's the door, this is Lucentio's houses My Father's bears more towards the Market-place; Thither must I, and here I leave you, Sir.
Vin. You shall not chuse but drink before you go ; I think, I shall command your welcome here; And by all likelihood fome cheer is toward. [Knocks.
Gre. They're busie within, you were best knock louder.
[Pedant looks out of the window. Ped. What's he, that knocks as he would beat down the gate?
Vin. Is Signior Lucentio within, Sir?
Vin. What if a man bring him a hundred pound or two, to make merry withal?
Ped. Keep your hundred pounds to yourself, he shall need none as long as I live.
Pet. Nay, I told you, your Son was belov'd in Padua. Do you hear, Sir? to leave frivolous circum
stances, I pray you, tell Signior Lucentio that his Father is come from Pifa, and is here at the door to speak with him.
Ped. Thou liest; his Father is come to Padua, and here looking out of the window.
Vin. Art thou his Father?
Ped. Ay, Sir, fo his Mother says, if I may believe her.
Pet. Why, how now, Gentleman! why, this is Aat knavery to take upon you another man's name.
Ped. Lay hands on the villain. I believe, he means to cozen fomebody in this city under my countenance.
Vin. Come hither, crackhemp. (Seeing Biondello.
Vin. Come hither, you rogue; what, have you forgot me?
Bion. Forgot you? no, Sir: I could not forget you, for I never saw you before in all my life.
Vin. What, you notorious villain, didst thou never see thy Master's Father Vincentio ??
Bion. What, my old worshipful old master ? yes, marry, Sir, see where he looks out of the window. Vin. Is't so indeed?
[He beats Biondello. Bion. Help, help, help, here's a madman will murther me.
Ped. Help, Son; help, Signior Baptista.
Pet. Prythee, Kate, let's stand aside, and see the end of this controversie.
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Enter Pedant with Servants, Baptista and Tranio. Tra. Sir, what are you, that offer to beat my
servant? Vin. What am I, Sir ; nay what are you, Sir ? oh, immortal Gods! oh, fine villain! a silken doublet, a velvet hose, a scarlet cloak and a 'copatain hat: oh, I am undone! I am undone! while I play the good husband at home, my son and my servants spend all at the University.
Tra. How now, what's the matter?
Tra. Sir you seem a sober ancient Gentleman by your habit, but your words shew a mad-man; why, Sir, what concerns it you, if I wear pearl and gold? I thank my good Father, I am able to maintain it.
Vin. Thy Father! oh villain, he is a fail-maker in Bergamo.
Bap. You mistake, Sir, you mistake, Sir; pray, what do you think is his name?
Vin. His name? as if I knew not his name: I have brought him up ever since he was three years old, and his name is Tranio.
Ped. Away, away, mad afs! his name is Lucentio: and he is mine only fon, and heir to the lands of me Signior Vincentio.
Vin. Lucentio! oh, he hath murthered his master; lay hold of him, I charge you, in the Duke's name; oh, my son, my son, tell me, thou villain, where is my fon Lucentio?
Tra. Call forth an Officer; carry this mad knave to the jail; Father Baptista, I charge you, see, that he be forth-coming
Vin. Carry me to jail ?
Bap. Talk not, Signior Gremio : I say, he shall go to prison. ! -copped or pointed.
Gre. Take heed, Signior Baptifta, left you
Ped. Swear, if thou dar'ft.
Enter Lucentio and Bianca. Vin. Thus strangers may be hald and abusod; oh, monstrous villain !
Bion. Oh, we are spoild, and yonder he is, deny him, forswear him, or else we are all undone.
[Exeunt Biondello, Tranio and Pedant.
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Gre. Here's packing with a witness to deceive us all.
Vin. Where is that damn'd Villain Tranio,
Bap. Why, tell me, is not this my Cambio ?
Luc. Love wrought these miracles. Bianca's love