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I thank your worship: I shall make my master glad
with these tidings.
May I be bold to say so, sir?
Why, sir, they were nothing but about Mistress Anne
Page; to know if it were my master's fortune to
have her or no.
I may not conceal them, sir.
I would I could have spoken with the woman herself;
I had other things to have spoken with her too from
And what says she, I pray, sir?
My master, sir, Master Slender, sent to her, seeing
her go through the streets, to know, sir, whether
one Nym, sir, that beguiled him of a chain, had the
chain or no.
Pray you, sir, was't not the wise woman of
There's an old woman, a fat woman, gone up into his
chamber: I'll be so bold as stay, sir, till she come
down; I come to speak with her, indeed.
Marry, sir, I come to speak with Sir John Falstaff
from Master Slender.
No weapons, sir. There comes my master, Master
Shallow, and another gentleman, from Frogmore, over
the stile, this way.
Yonder he is coming, this way, Sir Hugh.
I will, sir.
Marry, sir, the pittie-ward, the park-ward, every
way; old Windsor way, and every way but the town
Aside to MISTRESS QUICKLY 'Tis a great charge to
come under one body's hand.
To desire this honest gentlewoman, your maid, to
speak a good word to Mistress Anne Page for my
master in the way of marriage.
Ay, forsooth; to desire her to--
Yes, indeed, does he.
Ay, forsooth: but he is as tall a man of his hands
as any is between this and his head; he hath fought
with a warrener.
No, forsooth: he hath but a little wee face, with a
little yellow beard, a Cain-coloured beard.
Ay, for fault of a better.
Book of Riddles! why, did you not lend it to Alice
Shortcake upon All-hallowmas last, a fortnight
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