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You will not pay for the glasses you have Lord . Thou art a fool : if Echo were as
fleet . burst ? I would esteem him worth a dozen such . Sly . No , not a denier . Go
, by S. Jeronimy , But sup them well , and look unto them all : Go to thy cold bed ...
Yes , ' faith , my lord . Bass . Our feast shall be much honour'd in your marriage .
Gra . We'll play with them the first boy for a thousand ducats . Ner . What ! and
stake down ? Gra . No ; we shall ne'er win at that sport , and stake down.But who
My lord , I know him : ' tis a meddling Was sent to by my brother ; one Lucio friar ;
As then the messenger ; I do not like the man : had he been lay , my lord , Lucio .
That's I , an't like your grace . For certain words he spake against your grace I ...
Well , my lord . This is the hand , which , with a vow'd contract , Mari . My lord , I
do confess I ne'er was married ; Was fast belock'd in thine : this is the body And , I
confess , besides , I am no maid : That took away the match from Isabel , I have ...
Enter King with young Lords taking “ Too young , " an leave for the Florentine war
; BERTRAM , PAROLPar . ... I Lord . ' Tis our hope , sir , 2 Lord . I am y After well -
enter'd soldiers , to return Ber . I grow to And find your grace in health . body .
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"like a wood woman" might indeed have meant "frantic" or "wild" (with grief) which Launce mentions referring to the "shoe" which he adopts for the sake of illustration. However, Shakespeare, even at his earliest writings, was vastly entertained by double entendres and his love of puns is so well documented. In that time in Italy, women wore platform shoes which were raised to elevate the shoes from the mud and other unpleasant "stuff". These were called "chopines" and the platforms were constructed of wood. The higher the platform, the higher the pretentiousness of the lady. Her height could have put her above many others. Since Launce has his father and mother represented as shoes, this second meaning is certainly not outside of the possibility for Shakespeare's intention. Naturally, it would have had the effect of a rather "localized" and "temporary" idea, but the fact of its having been very popular in that day makes it a candidate for the Bard's delight.