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Nor a musician, as I seem to be;

As if he were the right Vincentio. But one that scorn to live in this disgnise, Take in your love, and then let me alone. For such a one as leaves a gentleman,

[Exeunt LUCENTIO and BIANCA. And makes a god of such a cullion

Enter a Pedant. Know, sir, that I am call’d-Hortensio.

Ped. God save you, sir! Tra. Signior Hortensio, I have often heard Tra.' And you, sir! you are welcome. Of your entire affection to Bianca; (ness, Travel you far on, or are you at the furthest? And since mine eyes are witness or her light- Ped. Sir, at the furthest for a week or two: I will with you,-if you be so contented, But then up further; and as far as Rome; Forswear Bianca and her love for ever. And so to Tripoly, if God lend me life. Hor. See, how they kiss and court! Tha. What countryman, I pray? Signior Lucentio,


Of Mantua. Here is my hand, and here I firmly vow- Tra. Of Mantna, sir?--marry, God forbid ! Never to woo her more; but do forswear her, And come to Padua, careless of your life? As one unworthy all the former favours Ped. My life, sir! how, I pray? for that That I have fondly flatter'd her withal. Tra. And here I take the like unfeigned Trá. 'Tis death for any one in Mantua oath,

[treat: To come to Padua; Know you not the cause? Ne'er to marry with her though she would en- Your ships are staid at Venice; and the duke Fie on her! see, how beastly she doth court (For private quarrel'twixt your duke and him,) him.

(forsworn! Hath publish'd and proclaim'd it openly: Hor. 'Would, all the world, but he, had quite 'Tis marvel; but that you're but newly come, For me,—that I may surely keep mine oath, You might have heard it else proclaim'd about. I will be married to a wealthy widow, [me, Ped. Alas, sir, it is worse for me than so; Ere three days pass; which hath as long loved For I have bills for money by exchange As I have loved this proud disdainful haggard: From Florence, and must here deliver them. And so farewell, signior Lucentio.

Tra. Well, sir, to do you courtesy, Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, This 'will I do, and this will I advise yon ;Shall win my love :-and so I take my leave, First, tell me, have you ever been at Pisa? In resolution as I swore before.

Ped. Ay, sir, in Pisa have I often been; (Exit HORTENS10.-LUCENTIO and Pisa, renowned for grave citizens. BIANCA advance.

Tra. Among thein, know you one Vincen. Tra. Mistress Bianca, bless you with such Ped. I know him not, but I have heard of As 'longeth to a lover's blessed case! (grace A merchant of incomparable wealth.

[him; Nay, I have ta’en you napping, gentle love; Tra. He is my father, sir; and, sooth to say, And have forsworn you, with Hortensio. In conntenance somewhat doth resemble you.

Bian. Tranio, you jest; But have you both Bion. As much as an apple doth an oyster, Tra. Mistress, we have. (forsworn me? and all one.

[Aside. · Then we are rid of Licio. Tra. To save your life in this extremity, Tra, l'faith, he'll have a lusty widow now, This favour will 'I do you for his sake; That shall be woo'd and wedded in a day. And think it not the worst of all your fortunes, Bian. God give bim joy!

That you are like to sir Vincentio. Tra. Ay, and he'll tame her.

His name and credit shall you undertake, Bian.

He says so, Tranio. And in my house you sball befriendlylodged ;Tra. 'Paith, he is gone unto the taming- Look, that you take upon you as you should;

(such a place? You understand me, sir;-so shall you stay Bian. The taming-school! what, is there Till you have done your business in the city: Tra. Ay, mistress, and Petruchio is the If this be courtesy, sir, accept of it.

Ped. (), sir, I do; and will repute you ever That teacheth tricks eleven and twenty long - The patron of my life and liberty. [good. To tame a sbrew, and charm her chattering Tra. Then go with me, to make the matter

This, by the way, I let you understand !Enter BIONDELLO, running. My father is here look'd for every day, Bion. O master, master, I have watch'd go to pass assurance of a dower in marriage That I'm dog-weary; but at last I spied (long "Twixt me and one Baptista's daughter here: An ancient angelt coming down the hill, In all these circumstances P'll instruct yon : Will serve the turn.

Go with me, sir, to clothe you as becomes you, What is he, Biondello?

[Ereunt. Bion. Master, a mercatante, or a pedant 1, SCENE 111. A Room in Petruchio's House. I know not what; but formal in apparel, la gait and countenance surely like a father. Enter KATHARINA and GRUMIO. Luc. And what of him, Tranio?

Gru. No, no; forsooth; I dare not, for my Tra. If he be credulous, and trust my tale,


[appears : I'll make bim glad to seem Vincentio;

Kath. The more my wrong, the more his spite And give assurance to Baptista Minola, What, did he marry me to famish me?

• Despicable fellow.” 1. Messenger. # A merchant, or a schoolmaster.






Beggars, that come unto my father's door, With ruffs, and cuffs, and farthingales, and Upon entreaty, have a present alms;


(braveryt, If not, elsewhere they meet with charity: With scarfs, and fans, and double change of But I,-who never knew how to entreat, With amber bracelets, beads, and all this Am starved for meat, giddy for lack of sleep: kuavery.

[leisure, With oaths kept waking, and with brawling What, hast thou dined? The tailor stays thy fed :

(wants, To deck thy body with his rutting i treasure. And that which spites me more than all these

Enter Tailor. He does it upder name of perfect love; Come, tailor, let us see these ornaments ; As who should say, if I should sleep, or eat,

Enter Haberdasher. 'Twere deadly sickness, or else present death.- Lay forth the gown.-What news with you, I pr'ythee go, and get me some repast;

sir ?

(s peak. I care nut what, so it be wholesome food. Hab. Here is the cap your worship did be

Gru. What say you to a neat's foot ? Pet. Why, this was moulded on a porringer; Kuth. 'Tis passing good; I pr’ythee let me A velvet dish ;-fie, fie! 'tis lewd and filthy: have it.

Why, 'tis a cockle, or a walnut-shell, Gru. I fear, it is too choleric a meat:- A knack, a toy, a trick, a baby's cap; How say you to a fat tripe, finely broil'd ? Away with it, come, let me have a bigger. Kath. I like it well; good Grumio, fetch Kuth. I'll have no bigger ; this doth fit the it me.

time, Cru. I cannot tell; I fear, 'tis choleric. And gentlewomen wear such caps as these. What say you to a piece of beef, and mustard ? Pet. When you are gentle, you shall have Kuth. A dish that I do love to feed upon. And not till then.

(one too, Gril. Ay, but the mustard is too hot a little. Hor. That will not be in haste. (4.side. Kath. Why, then the beef, and let the mus- Kath. Why, sir, I trust, I may have leave tard rest.

(the mustard, to speak; Gru. Nay, then I will not ; you shall have And speak I will ; am no child, no babe: Or else you get no beef of Grumio. (wilt. Your betters have endured me say my mind;

Kath. Then both, or one, or any thing tbou And, if you cannot, best you stop your ears. Gru, Why,then the mustard without the beef. My tongue will tell the anger of my heart; Kath. Go, get thee gone, thon false delud- or else my heart, concealing it, will break : ing slave,

[Beats him. And, rather than it shall, I will be free That feed'st me with the very name of meat: Even to the uttermast, as I please, in words. Sorrow on thee, and all the pack of you, Pet. Why, thou say'st true ; it is a paltry That triumph thus upon my misery !

A custard-coffing, a bauble, a silken pie: (cap; Go, get thee gone, I say.

I love tbee well, in that thou likest it not. Evler PETRUCH10 with a dish of meat ; Kath. Love me, or love me not, I like the and HORTENSIO.

Andit I will bave, or I will have none. [cap; Pet. How fares my Kate? What, sweeting, Pet. Thy gowu? why, ay :-Come, tailor, Hor. Mistress, what cheer? (all amort*? let us see't. Kath.

'Faith, as cold as can be. O mercy, God! what masking stuff is here ! Pet. Pluck up tby spirits, look cheerfully What's this? a sleeve l’lis like a demi-cannon: upon me.

Wbat! up and down, carved like an apple-tart? Here, love; thou see'st how diligent I am, Here's snip,and nip and cut and slish, and slasb, To dress thy meat myself, and bring it thee : Like to a censer || in a barber's shop:-(this i

[Sets the dish on a table. Why, what, o' devil's name, tailor, call'st thou I am sure, sweet Kate, this kindness merits Hor. I see, she's like to have neither cap thanks.

nor gown.

What, not a word? Nay, then, thou lovest it Tai. You bid me make it orderly and well,
And all my pains is sorted to po proof :- According to the fashion, and the time.
Here, take away this dish.

Pet. Marry, and did ; but if you be remem. Kath.

Pray you, let it stand. I did not bid you mar it to the time. {ber'd, Pet. The poorest service is repaid with Go, hop me over every kennel home, thanks;

For you shall hop without my custom, sir : And so shall mine, before you touch the meat. I'll none of it; hence, make your best of it. Kath. I thank you, sir.

(blame! Kath. I never saw a better-fashion'd gown, Hor. Signior Petruchio, fie! you are to More qnaints, more pleasing, nor more conu. Come, mistress Kate, I'll bear you company.

mendable : Pet. Eat it up all, Hortensio, if thou lovest Belike, you mean to make a puppet of me. mé.

[ Aside. Pet. Why, true; he means to inake a pap Much good do it unto thy gentle hearti

pet of thee, Kate, eat apace: And now, my honey love, Tai. She says, your worship means to make Will we return unto thy father's house; a puppet of her.

(thou thread, And revel it as bravely as the best,

Pet. O monstrous arrogance! Thou liest, With silken coats, and caps, and golden rings, Thou thimbles

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Thou yard, three-quarters, balf-yard, quarter, Go take it hence; begone, and say no more. nail,

Hor. Tailor, I'll pay thee for thy gown 10Thon lea, thon nit, thọn winter-cricket thon:

morrow. Braved in mine own house with a skein of Take no unkindness of his hasty words: thread!

Away, I say ; commend me to thy master. Away, thou rag, thou quantity, thou remnant;

[Exit Tailor. Or I shall so be mete thee with thy yard, Pet. Well, come, my Kate; we will untu Asthou shalt think on prating whilst thou livest! your father's, I tell thee, I, that thou hast marr'd ber gown. Even in these honest mean habiliments ;

T'ai. Your worship is deceived; the gown Our purses shall be proud, our garments poor: Just as my master had direction : {is made for 'tis the mind that makes the body rich; Gramio gave order bow it should be done.

And as the sun breaks through the darkest Gru. I gave him no order, I gave him the clouds, stuff.

(made! So honour peereth in the meanest habit. Tai. But how did you desire it should be What, is the jay more precioas than the lark, Gru. Marry, sir, with needle and thread. Because his feathers are more beautiful? Tai. But did you not request to bave it cat? Or is the adder better than the eel, Gru. Thou hast faced many things t. Because his painted skin contents the eye? Tai. I have.

O, no, good Kate ; neither art thou the worse Gru. Face not me: thou hast braved many For this poor furniture, and mean array. men; brave not me; I will neither be faced If thou account'st it shame, lay it on me : nor braved. I say unto thee,-I bid thy mas. And therefore, frolic; we will hence fortlwith, ter cat out the gown; but I did not bid him To feast and sport us at thy father's house.cut it to pieces: ergo, thou liest.

Go, call my men, and let us straight to him; Tai. Why, here is the note of the fashion And bring our horses unto Lung-lane end, to testify.

There will we wount,and thither walk on foot.Pet, Read it..

Let's see; I think, 'uis now some seven o'clock, Gru. The note lies in his throat, if he say And well we usay come there by dinner time. I said so.

Kath. I dare assure goo, sir, 'tis almost two; Tai. Imprimis, a loose-bodied gown: And 'twill be supper time, ere you come there.

Gru. Master, if ever said loose-bodi Pet. It shall be seven, ere I go to horse : gown, sew me in the skirts of it, and beat me Look, what I speak, or do, or think to do, to death with a bottom of brown thread: I You are still crossing it.—Sirs, let't alone : said, a gown.

I will not go to-day, and ere I do, Pet. Proceed.

It shall be what o'clock I say it is. Tai. With a small compassed capet, Hor. Why, 80! this gallant will command Gru. I confess the cape.

the sun.

(Exeunt. Tui. With a trunk sleeve;

SCENE IV. Padua. Before Baptista's Gru. I confess two sleeves.

Tai. The sleeves curiously cut.
Pet. Ay, there's the villany.

Enter TRANIO, and the Pedant dressed like

VINCENTIO. Gru. Error i'the bill, sir; error i'the bill. I commanded the sleeves should be cut out, and Tra. Sir, this is the house; Please it you, sewed up again; and that I'll prove upon thee, that I call ? though thy little finger be armed in a thimble. Ped. Ay, what else ? and, but I be deceived,

Tai. This is true, that I say; an I had thee Signior Baptista may remember me, io place where, thou shouldst know it. Near twenty years ago, in Genoa, where

Gru. I am for thee straight: take thou the We were lodgers at the Pegasus. bill, give me thy mete-yard 5, and spare not me. Tra.

Tis well; Hor. God-a-mercy, Grumio! then he shall And hold your own, in any case, with such have no odds.

Austerity as 'longeth to a father. Pet. Well, sir, in brief, the gown is not fos


Ped. I warrant you : But, sir, here comes Gru. You are i'the right, sir ; 'tis for my Twere good, the were school'd. [your boy ; mistress,

Tra. Fear you not him. Sirrah, Biondello, Pet. Go, take it up onto thy master's use. Now do your duty throughly, I advise you ;

Gru. Villain, not for thy life: Take up my Imagine 'were the right Vincentio. mistress' gown for thy master's use !

Bion. Tut! fear not me. Pet. Why, sir, what's your conceit in that? Tra. But hast thou done thine errand to Gru. 0, sir, the conceit is deeper than you Baptista?

(Venice; think for :

Bion. I told him, that your father was at Take up my mistress' gown to his master's use! And that you look'd for him this day in Padu a. O, fie, tie, fie!

Tra. Thou'rt a talks fellow; hold thee that Pet. Hortensio, say thou wilt see the tailor to k.

{sir. paid :

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Enter BAPTISTA' and LUCENTIO. par Luc. Biondello, what of that? Signior Baptista, you are happily met: Bion. 'Faith nothing.; but he has left me Sir, [To the Pedant.)

here behind, to i 'expound the meaning or This is the gentleman I told you of;

moral || of his signs and tokens. I pray yon, stand good father to mé now, Luc. I pray thee, moralize them.' Give me Bianca for my patrimony:

Bion. Then thus. Baptista is safe, talkin Ped. Soft, son !

with the deceiving father of a deceitfel suri. Sir, by your leave; having come to Padua Luc. And what of him? To gather in some debts, my son Lucentio Bion. His daaghter is to be brought by Made me acquainted with a weighty cause you to the supper. Of love between your daughter and himself; ** Luc. And then I And,- for the good report I hear of you; Bion. The old priest at Saint Luke's churc' And for the love he beareth to your daughter, is at your command at all hours. And she to him,-to stay him not too long, Luc. And what of all this? I am content, in a good father's care, [like Bion. I cannot tell; except they are basie? To have him matched; and,-if you please to about a counterfeit assurance: Take yon assur No worse than 1, sir,--upon some agreement, ance of her,cum privilegio ad imprimendur Me shall you find most ready and most willing solùm : to the church ;-take the priest, clerk, With one consent to have her so bestow'd ; and some sufficient honest witnesses : For curious I cannot be with you,

If this be not that your look for, I have no Signior Baptista, of whom I hear so well. I

more to say,' 1 Bap. Sir, pardon me in what I have to say :-- But, bid Bianca farewell for ever and a day. Your plainness, and your shortness, please me

[Guing: Right true it is, your son Lucentio here (well, Luc. Hear'st thou, Biondello? Doth love my daughter, and she loveth him Bion. I cannot tarry : I knew a wenchi Or both dissemble deeply their affections : married in an afternoon as she went to tke And, therefore, if you say no more than this, garden for parsley to stuff a rabbit ; and su That like a father you will deal with him, may iyou, sir ; and so adieu, sir. My master And pass † iny daughter a sufficient dower, hath appointed me to go to Saint Luke's, tu The match is fully made, and all is done : bid the priest be ready to come against you! Your son shall have my daughter with consent. come with your appendix. Tra. I thank you, sir. Where then do you Luc. I may, and will, if she be so cobknow best,

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Fir (doubt! We be atliedt; and such assurance ta’en, She will be pleased, then wherefore should I As shall with either part's agreement stand ? Hap what hap may, I'll roundly go about her; Bap. Not in my house, Lucentio ; for, you It shall go hard, if Cambio go without her.

know, Pitchers have ears, and I have many servants Besides, old Gremio is heark’ning still:

SCENE Y. A public Road. And, happily), we might be interrupted,

Enter PĘTRUCHIO, KATHARINA, and HoR. Tra. Then at my lodging, an it like you, sir:

TENSIO.., 1 There doth my father lie; and there, this night, Pét. Come on, o' God's name ; once more We'll pass the business privately and well: fix, toward our father's. Send for your daughter by your servant here, Good Lord, how bright and goodly shines tha My boy shall fetch the scrivener présently. Kath. The moon the sun; it is not woonThe worst is this,-that, at so slender warning, 1. light now. I put You're like to have a thin and sleyder pittance. Pet. I say, it is the moonthat shines so bright. Bup. It likes me wells--Cambio, bie you Kath. I know, it is the sun that shines so home,

bright. And bid Bianca make her ready straight;: Pet. Now, by my mother's son, and that's And, if you will, tell what hath happened:- It shall be moon, or star, or what I list, Lycéntio's father is arriv'd in Padua, Or ere I journey to your father's house :And how she's like to be Lucentio's wife. Go on, and fetch our horses back again. Luc. I pray the gods she may, with all my Evermore cross'd, and crossid ; nothing but heart!

(gone. crossd! Tra. Dally not with the gods, but get thee Hor. Say as he says, or we shall never go. Signior Baptista, shall I lead the way! Kath. Forward, I pray, since we have come Welcome! one mess is like to be your cheer: so far, Come, sir ; we'll better it in Pisa.

And be it moon, or sun, or what you please : Bap.

I follow you. And if you please to call it a rush candle, (Exeunt TRANIO, Pedant, and Baptista. Henceforth I vow it shall be so for me. Bion. Cambio.

- Pet. I say, it is the mooil. · Luc. What say'st thou, Biondello? Kath.

I know it is, Bion. You saw my master. wink and laugh Pet. Nay, then yourlie; it is the blessed upon you ? 41 - 146, 19:01: li Scrupulous. - Assurel or conveyorat Betrothed. Accidentally.

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Kuth. Then, God be bless'd, it is the blessed Pet. Do, good old grandsire ; and, withal, But sun it is not, when you say it is not; [syn: make known And the moon changes, even as your mind. Which way thou travellest : if along with us, What you will bave it named, even that it is; We shall be joyful of tby company. : And so it shall be so, for Katharine.

Vin. Fair sir, and you my merry mistress, Hor. Petruchio, go thy ways; the field is won. That with your strange encounter much Pet. Well, forward, forward : thus the bowl amazed me;

(Pisa; should run,

My name is callid-Vincentio; my dwellingAnd not unluckily against the bias.

And bound I am to Padya; there to visit But soft; what company is coming here ? : A son of inine, which long I have not seen.

Enter VINCENTIO, in a travelling dress. Pet. What is his name?
Good-morrow, gentle mistress: Where away?

Lucentio, gentle sir.
(TO VINCENTIO. Pet. Happily met; the happier for thy son.
Tell me, sweet Kate, and tell me truly too, And now by law, as well as reverend age,
Hast thou beheld a fresher gentlewoman? I may entitle thee-my loving father;
Such war of white and red within her cheeks! The sister to my wife, this gentlewoman,
What stars do spangle heaven with such beauty, Thy son by this hath married : Wonder not,
As those two eyes become that heavenly face?- Nor be not grieved; she is of good esteein,
Fair lovely maid,once more good day to thee:- Her dowry wealthy, and of worthy birth;
Sweet Kate, embrace her for her beauty's sake. Beside, so qualified as may beseem

Hor. 'A will make the man mad, to make The spouse of any noble gentleman. a woman 'of him.

Let me embrace with old Vincentio : Kath. Young budding virgin, fair, and And wander we to see thy honest son, fresh, and sweet,

Who will of thy arrival be full joyous. (syre,

Vin. But is this true? or is it else your plea1

Whither away ; or where is thy abode?
Happy the parents of so fair a child;

Like pleasant travellers, to break a jest į Happier the man, whom favourable stars Upon the company you overtake? Allot thee for his lovely bed-fellow!

Hor. I do assure thee, father, so it is. Pet. Why, how now, Kate! I hope thou Pet. Come, go along, and see the truth hereof; art not mad :

For our first merriment hath made thee jealous. This is a man, old, wrinkled, faded, wither'd; (Exeunt PETRUCH10, KATHARINA, and And not a maiden, as thou say'st he is.

VINCENTIO. Kath. Pardon, old father, my mistaking eyes, Hor. Well, Petruchio, this hath put me in That have been so bedazzled with the sun,

heart. That every thing I look on seemeth green : Have to my widow; and if she be froward, Now I perceive, thou art a reverend father ; Then hast thou taught Hortensio to be unto. Pardon, I pray thee, for my mad mistaking.



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ACT V. SCENE I. Padua. Before Lucentio's Ģre. They're busy within, you were best House,

knock louder. Ènter on one side BIONDELLO, LUCENTIO,

Enter Pedant above, at a window. i. and BIANCA; Gremio walking on the beat down the gate!

Ped. What's he, that knocks as he would other side,

Vin. Is signior Lucentio within, siri? Bion. Softly and swiftly, sir, for the priest Ped. He's within,sir, but not to be spoken is ready:

withal. Luc. Ifly, Biondello: but they may chance Vin. What if a man bring him a hundred to need thee at home, therefore leave us. pound or two, to make merry withal ?

Bion. Nay, faith, I'll see the church o' your Ped. Keep your hundred pounds to your back; and then come back to my master as self; he shall need none, so long as I live. soon as I can.

Pet. Nay, I told you, your son was beloved (Exeunt LUCENTIO, BIANCA, and in Padua. Do you hear, sir ?-to leave friBION DELLO.

volous circumstances,- I pray you, tell sig. Gre. I marvel Cambio comés not all this nior Lucentio, that his father is come from while.

4 Pisa, and is here at the door to speak with Enter PETRUCA10, KATHARINA, VINCEN- him. Tio, and Attendants.

Ped. Thou liest; his father is come from Pet. Sir, here's the door, this is Lucentio's Pisa, and here looking out at the window..5 house,

(place; Vin. Art thou his father ? T., My father's bears more toward the market- Ped. Ay, sir; so his mother says, if I may Thither must I, and here I leave you, sir. believe her. Vin. You shall not choose but drink before Pet. Wby, how now, gentleman! [Toi you go;

VINCEN.] why, this is flat knavery, to take I think, I shall command your welcome here, apon you another man's name.), .! And, by all likelihood, some.cheer is toward. Ped. Lay hands on the villain ; I believe [Knocks:

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