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The TAMING of the SHREW.
The COMEDY of ERRORS.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.
ALL's WELL, THAT ENDS WELL.
The LIFE and DEATH of KING JOHN..

L O N D ON: Printed for J. and R. TONSON, C. CORBET, H, WOODFALL, J. RIVINGTON, R. BALDWIN, L. Hawes, CLARK and COLLINS, W. JOHNSTON, T. CASLON, T. Lownds,

and the Executors of B. DODD.

M.DCC.LXV.

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Τ Η Ε

Τ Α Μ Ι Ν G

OF THE

S H R E W.

VOL. III.

A

Lord, before whom the Play is suppos’d to be play'd.

Christopher Sly, a drunken Tinker. Hostess. Page, Players, Huntsmen, and other Servants attending

on the Lord.

Dramatis Personæ.

Baptista, Father to Catharina and Bianca ; very rich.
Vincentio, an old Gentleman of Pifa.
Lucentio, Son to Vincentio, in love with Bianca.
Petruchio, a Gentleman of Verona, a Suitor to Catharina.
Gremio,

} Pretenders to Bianca.
Hortensio,
Tranio,
Biondello,

} Servants to Lucentio.
Grumio, Servant to Petruchio.
Pedant, an old fellow set up to perfonate Vincencio.

Catharina, the Shrew.
Bianca, her Sister.
Widow.

Taylor, Haberdashers ; with Servants attending on

Baptista and Petruchio.

SCENE, sometimes in Padua ; and sometimes

in Petruchio's House in the Country.

THE

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'LL pheese you', in faith.

Host. A pair of stocks, you rogue !

Sly. Y'are a baggage; the Slies are no * rogues. Look in the Chronicles, we came in with Richard Conqueror ; therefore, paucus pallabris ? ; let the world îlide : Sefa.

* Pl pheefe you, -] To pheeze

no rogues.] That is, no or fease, is to separate a twist in- vagrants, no mean fellows, but to fingle threads. In the figu. Gentlemen. rative fenfe'it may well enough

paucus pallabris;] Sly, be taken, like teaze or toze, for as an ignorant Fellow, is purto barrafs, to plague. Perhaps posely made to aim at Languages P'll pheeze you, may be equivalent out of his knowledge, and knock to l'll comb your bead, a phrase the Words out of Joint. The vulgarly used by persons of Sly's Spaniards say, pocas palabras, i. e. character'on like occasions. few words: as they do likewise.

Cela, i. e. be quiet. THEOB,

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