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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.