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To the Original Play of The Taming of a Shrew, entered
on the Stationers' books in 1594, and printed in quarto in 1607.
A Lord, &c.
ALPHONSUS, a Merchant of Athens.
Suitors to the Daughters of FERANDO,
Daughters to ALPHONSUS.
Tailor, Haberdasher, and Servants to FERANDO and Al
SCENE, Athens; and sometimes FERANDO's Country
PERSONS OF THE DRAMA.
and other Servants attending on the Induction.
Hortensio, } Suitors to Bianca.
Servants to LUCENTIO.
Servants to PETRUCHIO.
KATHARINA, the Shrew;
} Daughters to Baptista.
Tailor, Haberdasher, and Servants attending on Baptis
TA and PetRUCHIO.
SCENE, sometimes in Padua ; and sometimes in Pe
TRUCHIO's House in the Country.
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: Sessa!