All of Shakespeare’s plays.
O sweet bully Bottom! Thus hath he lost sixpence a
day during his life; he could not have 'scaped
sixpence a day: an the duke had not given him
sixpence a day for playing Pyramus, I'll be hanged;
he would have deserved it: sixpence a day in
Pyramus, or ...
You must say 'paragon:' a paramour is, God bless us,
a thing of naught.
No, he hath simply the best wit of any handicraft
man in Athens.
If he come not, then the play is marred: it goes
not forward, doth it?
O,--As true as truest horse, that yet would
Most radiant Pyramus, most lily-white of hue,
Of colour like the red rose on triumphant brier,
Most brisky juvenal and eke most lovely Jew,
As true as truest horse that yet would never tire,
I'll meet thee, Pyramus, at Ninny's tomb.
Must I speak now?
Nay, faith, let me not play a woman; I have a beard coming.
What is Thisby? a wandering knight?
Here, Peter Quince.
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