All of Shakespeare’s plays.
Nay, my lord, he called you Jack, and said he would
So he doth you, my lord; and said this other day you
ought him a thousand pound.
Thou art an unjust man in saying so: thou or any
man knows where to have me, thou knave, thou!
Say, what beast, thou knave, thou?
I am no thing to thank God on, I would thou
shouldst know it; I am an honest man's wife: and,
setting thy knighthood aside, thou art a knave to
call me so.
Say, what thing? what thing?
There's neither faith, truth, nor womanhood in me else.
So I told him, my lord; and I said I heard your
grace say so: and, my lord, he speaks most vilely
of you, like a foul-mouthed man as he is; and said
he would cudgel you.
Good my lord, hear me.
My lord, I pray you, hear me.
O Jesu, I have heard the prince tell him, I know not
how oft, that ring was copper!
He? alas, he is poor; he hath nothing.
Now, as I am a true woman, holland of eight
shillings an ell. You owe money here besides, Sir
John, for your diet and by-drinkings, and money lent
you, four and twenty pound.
No, Sir John; You do not know me, Sir John. I know
you, Sir John: you owe me money, Sir John; and now
you pick a quarrel to beguile me of it: I bought
you a dozen of shirts to your back.
Who, I? no; I defy thee: God's light, I was never
called so in mine own house before.
Why, Sir John, what do you think, Sir John? do you
think I keep thieves in my house? I have searched,
I have inquired, so has my husband, man by man, boy
by boy, servant by servant: the tithe of a hair
was never lost in my house before.
The sheriff and all the watch are at the door: they
are come to search the house. Shall I let them in?
O Jesu, my lord, my lord!
O Jesu, he doth it as like one of these harlotry
players as ever I see!
O, the father, how he holds his countenance!
O Jesu, this is excellent sport, i' faith!
An old man.
Marry, my lord, there is a nobleman of the court at
door would speak with you: he says he comes from
O Jesu, my lord the prince!
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