1 Fair Maid of the West

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        <title>A machine-readable version of Heywood, Thomas, d. 1641 :  :  The fair maid of the west, part i (1631)</title>
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          <resp>compiled by Alexis Antonia, using Jack Elliott's transformation of the English Verse Drama text</resp>
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        <publisher>Thomas Heywood, d. 1641 (1574?-1641) The Fair Maid Of The West. Or, A Girle worth gold. 
          The first part. As it was lately acted before the King and Queen, with approved liking. 
          By the Queens Majesties Comedians. Written by T. H. 
          London 
          Printed for Richard Royston [etc.] 1631 
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        <pubPlace>London</pubPlace>
        <date>1631</date>
        <authority>XSLT translation from Chadwyck-Healey</authority>
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        <p> Play details
          
          The fair maid of the west, part i. 
          Genre: Comedy. 
          Date first published: 1631. 
          Date first performed: 1597-1604.
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<name id="A">Mr Spencer</name>
<name id="B">Bess Bridges</name>
<name id="C">Mr Caroll</name>
<name id="D">Mr Forset</name>
<name id="E">1 Captain</name>
<name id="F">2 Captain</name>
<name id="G">Clem</name>
<name id="H">Captain Goodlack</name>
<name id="I">Roughman</name>
<name id="J">1. Drawer</name>
<name id="K">2. Drawer</name>
<name id="L">1 Sailor</name>
<name id="M">2 Sailor</name>
<name id="N">3 Sailor</name>
<name id="O">Surgeon</name>
<name id="P">Kitchen Maid</name>
<name id="Q">Mullisheg</name>
<name id="R">1 Merchant</name>
<name id="S">2 Merchant</name>
<name id="T">Bashar Alcade</name>
<name id="U">Spaniard</name>
<name id="V">Moor</name>
<name id="W">Alderman</name>
<name id="X">All</name>
<name id="Y">Preacher</name>
<name id="Z">Ioffer</name>
<name id="AA">Mayor of Foy</name>
<name id="AB"></name>
<name id="AC">Servant</name>
<name id="AD">Sailor</name>
<name id="AE">Merchant</name>
<name id="AF"></name>
<name id="AG"></name>
<name id="XXX">UNK</name>
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          <stage>Enter two Captaines, and Mr. Carrol.</stage>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1. Capt.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAP">When</emph> puts my Lord <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Sea?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            When the <reg orig="winde's">wind is</reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Car.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Resolve me I <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg>, can you not <reg orig="guesse">guess</reg>

            The purpose of this voyage?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1. Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Most men <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>

            The <reg orig="Fleet's">Fleet is</reg> bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the <reg orig="Ilands">Islands</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Carr.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Nay, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">like</seg>.

            The great <reg orig="successe">success</reg> at Cales under the conduct

            Of such a Noble <reg orig="Generall">General</reg>, hath put heart

            Into the English: They are all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> fire

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> purchase from the Spaniard. If their Carracks

            Come deeply laden, <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> shall <reg orig="tugge">tug</reg> with them

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> golden <reg orig="spoile">spoil</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            O, were it come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>!

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            How Plimouth swells with Gallants! how the streets

            Glister with gold! You cannot meet a man

            But <reg orig="trickt">tricked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="skarffe">scarf</reg> and feather, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg>

            As if the pride of Englands Gallantry

            Were <reg orig="harbourd">harboured</reg> here. It doth <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg> (<reg orig="me thinkes">methinks</reg>)

            A very Court of <reg orig="Souldiers">Soldiers</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Carr.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            It doth <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

            <pb n="2"/>
            Where shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> dine <reg orig="to day">today</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            At the next <reg orig="Taverne">Tavern</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>; <reg orig="there's">there is</reg> the best wine,

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Cap.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            And the best wench, <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse Bridges</emph>, <reg orig="she's">she is</reg> the <reg orig="flowre">flower</reg>

            Of Plimouth held: the Castle <reg orig="needes">needs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> bush,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> beauty <reg orig="drawes">draws</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> them more gallant Customers

            <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> all the <reg orig="signes">signs</reg> <reg orig="ith'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg> <reg orig="towne">town</reg> else.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            A sweet <reg orig="Lasse">Lass</reg>,

            If I have any <reg orig="judgement">judgment</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1. Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> troth

            I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> honest.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Carr.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Honest, and live there?

            What, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="publike">public</reg> <reg orig="Taverne">Tavern</reg>, <reg orig="where's">where is</reg> such confluence

            Of lusty and brave Gallants? Honest said you?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I vow she is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1. Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> all, I think. <reg orig="I'm">I am</reg> sure <reg orig="she's">she is</reg> wondrous modest.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Carr.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            But <reg orig="withall">withal</reg>

            Exceeding affable.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            An argument <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> not proud.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Carr.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, were she proud, <reg orig="she'd">she would</reg> fall.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Well, <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> a most attractive Adamant,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> very beauty hath upheld <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> house,

            And <reg orig="gain'd">gained</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> master much.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Carr.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> Adamant

            Shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this time draw me <reg orig="to">too, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> dine there.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> better motion: Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Castle then.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter M. Spencer, and Capt. Goodlack.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the old house still?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Canst blame me, <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>,

            <reg orig="Beleeve">Believe</reg> me, I was never <reg orig="surprisde">surprised</reg> till now,

            Or <reg orig="catcht">catched</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the sudden.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Pray resolve me,

            Why being a Gentleman of fortunes, <reg orig="meanes">means</reg>,

            And well <reg orig="revenude">revenued</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you adventure thus

            A <reg orig="doubtfull">doubtful</reg> voyage, when <reg orig="onely">only</reg> such as I

            Borne <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> other fortunes <reg orig="then">than</reg> my sword

            <pb n="3"/>
            Should <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> abroad <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> pillage.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Pillage, <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>?

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="honor">honour</reg>; And the brave <reg orig="societie">society</reg>

            Of all these shining Gallants <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> attend

            The great <reg orig="L">Lord</reg>. <reg orig="Generall">General</reg>, drew me hither first:

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> hope of <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg> or <reg orig="spoyle">spoil</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, but what <reg orig="drawes">draws</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this house <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> oft?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            As if thou <reg orig="knewst">knewest</reg> it not.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What, <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Even she.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Come, I must tell you, you forget <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>,

            One of your birth and breeding, thus <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> dote

            <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> a Tanners daughter: why, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> father

            Sold <reg orig="hydes">hides</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Somersetshire, and being <reg orig="trade-falne">trade-fallen</reg>,

            Sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> service.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Prethee">Prithee</reg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more,

            Thou <reg orig="telst">tellest</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I would <reg orig="faine">fain</reg> forget,

            Or wish I had not <reg orig="knowne">known</reg>. If thou wilt <reg orig="humor">humour</reg> me

            Tell me <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> and honest.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Yes, and loves you.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> forget <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, were <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> exclude the rest:

            All saving <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, were nothing. Come <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> enter.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter 2. Drawers.</stage>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1. Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              You are welcome Gentlemen. <reg orig="Shew">Show</reg> them into

              the next <reg orig="roome">room</reg> there.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              <reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> out a <reg orig="Towell">Towel</reg>, and some Rolls, a Salt and

              Trenchers.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not dine.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I am sure ye would if ye had my <reg orig="stomacke">stomach</reg>.

            What wine <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>, <reg orig="Sacke">Sack</reg> or Claret?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Wheres">Where is</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Marry above with three or <reg orig="foure">four</reg> Gentlemen.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> call <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. D.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> draw you a cup of the neatest wine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Plimouth

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spen.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="tast">taste</reg> none of your drawing. <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> call <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="4"/>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              <reg orig="Theres">There is</reg> nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="mouthes">mouths</reg> of these Gallants,

              but <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse, Besse</emph>.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What <reg orig="sa'y">say ye</reg> Sir?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Nothing sir, but <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="goe">go</reg> call <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> presently.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Tell <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="who's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> is</reg> here.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2. Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            The <reg orig="devill">devil</reg> rid <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> out of the house <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Sa'y">Say ye</reg> sir?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Nothing but anon anon sir.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Besse Bridges.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            See <reg orig="she's">she is</reg> come.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Sweet <reg orig="Mr">Master</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, <reg orig="y'are">you are</reg> a stranger <reg orig="growne">grown</reg>,

            Where have you <reg orig="beene">been</reg> these three <reg orig="dayes">days</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            The last night

            Is ate <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> late, at game: here take this <reg orig="bagge">bag</reg>,

            And <reg orig="lay't">lay it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> till I call <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Sir I shall.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Bring me some wine.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I know your taste,

            And I shall please your palate.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Troth <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> a pretty <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> thee I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="unbosome">unbosom</reg> all my thoughts,

            Were <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> low birth but <reg orig="equall">equal</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> beauty

            Here would I <reg orig="fixe">fix</reg> my thoughts.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            You are not mad sir?

            You say you love <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Never question <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Then put <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="to't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>, win <reg orig="Oportunity">Opportunity</reg>,

            <reg orig="Shee">She</reg> the best bawd: If (as you say) she loves you,

            She can deny you nothing.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I have proved <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>

            <reg orig="Vnto">Unto</reg> the utmost test. <reg orig="Examin'd">Examined</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

            Even <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a modest force: but all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg>:

            <reg orig="Shee'll">She <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> laugh, <reg orig="conferre">confer</reg>, <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> company, discourse,

            And something more, <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg>: but beyond <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="compasse">compass</reg>

            She <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> way can be <reg orig="drawne">drawn</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="5"/>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> a <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg>,

            But <reg orig="seldome">seldom</reg> found <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="tavernes">taverns</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Besse with wine.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> of the best Graves wine sir.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Gramarcie">Gramercy</reg> <reg orig="Girle">Girl</reg>, come sit.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Pray pardon sir, I dare not.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Ile ha'it">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> have it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            My <reg orig="fellowes">fellows</reg> love me not, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="complaine">complain</reg>

            Of such a <reg orig="sawcy">saucy</reg> <reg orig="boldnesse">boldness</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Pox <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your <reg orig="fellowes">fellows</reg>,

            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> try whether their pottle pots or heads

            Be harder, if I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> but <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> them grumble.

            Sit: now <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> your good voyage.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter the second Drawer.</stage>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Did you call sir?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Sp.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Yes sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have your absence. <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>, this health.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Let it come sir.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Must you be set, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> wait, with a -  

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What say you sir?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Anon, anon, I come there.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you venture <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sea with me?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What I love best, my heart: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I could wish

            I had <reg orig="beene">been</reg> borne <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="equall">equal</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fortune,

            Or you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> low, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="rankt">ranked</reg> with me,

            I could have then <reg orig="presum'd">presumed</reg> boldly <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say,

            I love none but my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> thee.

            <reg orig="Keepe">Keep</reg> still <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> hundred pound till my <reg orig="returne">return</reg>

            From <reg orig="th'Islands">the islands</reg> with my Lord: if never, wench

            Take it, it is thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            You <reg orig="binde">bind</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="6"/>
          <stage>Enter the first Drawer.</stage>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Draw.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, you must fill some wine into the Portcullis,

              the Gentlemen there <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> none but of your

              drawing.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              She shall not rise sir, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> let your Master snick-up.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 D.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> should be cousin-german <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the hick-up.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter the second Drawer.</stage>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Draw.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, you must needs come, the gentlemen

              fling pots, pottles, drawers, and all <reg orig="downe">down</reg> <reg orig="staires">stairs</reg>. The

              whole house is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> an <reg orig="uprore">uproar</reg>.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Pray pardon sir, I needs must be gone.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 D.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            The Gentlemen <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> if she come not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="th??">them</reg> 

            They <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> come <reg orig="downe">down</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            If they come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> peace,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> <reg orig="ciuill">civil</reg> Gentlemen, they may be welcome:

            If otherwise, let them <reg orig="usurpe">usurp</reg> their pleasures.

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> stand <reg orig="prepar'd">prepared</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> both.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Caroll and two Captaines.</stage>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Car.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Save you gallants, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are <reg orig="somwhat">somewhat</reg> bold <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="presse">press</reg>

            Into your company. It may be held scarce manners,

            Therefore fit <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> should crave your pardon.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Sir, you are welcome, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> are your friends.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Some wine.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Pray give me leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fill it.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Sp.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            You shall not stir. <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> please you <reg orig="wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> 
            <reg orig="joyne">join</reg> <reg orig="c??pany">company</reg>.

            Drawer, more <reg orig="stooles">stools</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Car.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I <reg orig="tak't that's">take it <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> a she drawer. Are you of the house?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I am sir.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Caroll.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> what place?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I draw.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Caroll.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Beere">Beer</reg>, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> you not? You are some <reg orig="tapstresse">tapstress</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Sir, the worst character you can bestow

            <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> the <reg orig="maide">maid</reg> is <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> draw wine.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="7"/>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Caroll.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            She would draw none <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>,

            Perhaps she <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> a Rundlet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your taste,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> none but you must pierce.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I pray be <reg orig="civill">civil</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I know not, Gentlemen, what your intents be,

            Nor <reg orig="doe">do</reg> I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> or care. This is my <reg orig="roome">room</reg>,

            And if you <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> you, as you <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="shew">show</reg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> Gentlemen, sit and be sociable.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Car.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>. Minx, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your leave: Remove I say.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            She shall not stir.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Car.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            How sir?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spen.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> sir: could you out-face the <reg orig="devill">devil</reg>,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> your roaring.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Car.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Though you may be companion with a drudge,

            It is not fit <reg orig="shee">she</reg> should have place <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>.

            About your <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>, <reg orig="huswife">housewife</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            She is worthy

            The place as the best here, and she shall <reg orig="keep't">keep it</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="C">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Car.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            You lie.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>They bustle. Caroll slaine.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            The <reg orig="Gentleman's">Gentleman is</reg> <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg>, away.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> heaven, what have you done?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Vndone">Undone</reg> <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg> and me too: Come away?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> sad misfortune, I shall lose him ever.

            What, are you men or milk sops? Stand you still

            <reg orig="Senslesse">Senseless</reg> as stones, and see your friend <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> danger

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> expire his last?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Tush, all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="help's">help is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            This is the fruit of <reg orig="whoores">whores</reg>.

            This <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> came through thee.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            It grew first from your <reg orig="incivilitie">incivility</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Cap.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Lend me a hand <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lift his body hence.

            It was a <reg orig="fatall">fatal</reg> <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt Captaines.</stage>
          <stage>Enter the two Drawers.</stage>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Dr.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            One call my Master, another fetch the constable,

            <reg orig="Here's">Here is</reg> a man <reg orig="kild">killed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="roome">room</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="8"/>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Dr.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            How, a man <reg orig="kill'd">killed</reg> <reg orig="saist">sayst</reg> thou. Is all paid?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Dr.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            How fell they out, canst thou tell?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Dr.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Sure about this bold Betrice: <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>

              the death of the man, but how shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> reckoning?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt Drawers.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What shall become of me! Of all lost creatures

            The most infortunate. My innocence

            Hath <reg orig="beene">been</reg> the cause of blood, and I am now

            Purpled with murder, though not within <reg orig="compasse">compass</reg>

            Of the <reg orig="Lawes">Law's</reg> severe censure: but <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> most

            <reg orig="Addes">Adds</reg> unto my affliction, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this

            Have lost <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> worthy and <reg orig="approv'd">approved</reg> a friend,

            Whom <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="redeeme">redeem</reg> from exile, I would give

            All <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> without and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Forset.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Your <reg orig="name's">name is</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse Bridges</emph>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            An unfortunate Maid.

            <reg orig="Knowne">Known</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> name too well <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Plimouth here.

            Your <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>, sir, with me?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Know you this Ring?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I <reg orig="doe">do</reg>: it is my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencers</emph>.

            I know <reg orig="withall">withal</reg> you are his trusty friend,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> whom he would commit it. <reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg>, how fares he?

            Is <reg orig="hee">he</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="freedome">freedom</reg>, know <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Hee's">He is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> health

            Of body, though <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> <reg orig="somwhat">somewhat</reg> <reg orig="perplext">perplexed</reg>

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> this late <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> happened.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Is he fled, and freed from danger?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Neither. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> this token

            He lovingly commends him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

            And <reg orig="prayes">prays</reg> you when <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> meet him <reg orig="o'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the </reg> Hoe

            <reg orig="Neere">Near</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the new-made Fort, where <reg orig="hee'll">he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> attend you,

            Before he <reg orig="flyes">flies</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take a <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg> farewell.

            <reg orig="Theres onely">There is only</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Goodlack</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his company,

            He <reg orig="intreats">entreats</reg> you not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="faile">fail</reg> him.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="9"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Tell him from me, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> come, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="flye">fly</reg>,

            Stand Death before me: were I sure <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> die.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Spencer and Goodlacke.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            You are too full of passion.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Canst thou blame me,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> have the guilt of murder burden me,

            And next, my life <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="hazatd">hazard</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a death

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> ignominious: last, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lose a Love

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> sweet, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="am'rous">amorous</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> chaste,

            And all these at an instant? Art thou sure

            <emph rend="ITALIC">Carol</emph> is dead?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I can <reg orig="beleeve">believe</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>.

            You hit him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the very speeding place.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> but the last of these sits <reg orig="neer'st">nearest</reg> my heart.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Sir be <reg orig="advis'd">advised</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg>.

            Try <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> before you trust <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>. She perchance

            May take <reg orig="th'advantage">the advantage</reg> of your <reg orig="hopefull">hopeful</reg> fortunes:

            But when she <reg orig="findes">finds</reg> you subject <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="distresse">distress</reg>

            And casualty, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> flattering love may die:

            Your deceased hopes.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Thou <reg orig="counselst">counsellest</reg> well.

            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> put <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the test and utmost <reg orig="tryall">trial</reg>

            Before I trust <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> further. Here she comes.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Forset, and Besse with a bagge.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I have done my message sir.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Feare">Fear</reg> not sweet <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are now alone,

            And thou art <reg orig="sanctuar'd">sanctuaried</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> these mine <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            While these <reg orig="conferre">confer</reg> <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="centinel">sentinel</reg> their safety.

            This place <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> guard.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I this.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Are you not hurt?

            Or your <reg orig="skinne">skin</reg> <reg orig="rac'd">razed</reg> with his offensive <reg orig="steele">steel</reg>?

            How is it with you?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="10"/>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, all my afflictions

            Are <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I must leave thee: thou <reg orig="knowst">knowest</reg> <reg orig="withall">withal</reg>

            My <reg orig="extreame">extreme</reg> necessity, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> the <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>

            Of a most scandalous death doth force me hence.

            I am not <reg orig="neare">near</reg> my Country, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> stay

            From new supply from thence, might deeply <reg orig="ingage">engage</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg>

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> desperate hazard.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Is it <reg orig="coyne">coin</reg> you want?

            Here is the hundred pound you gave me late,

            <reg orig="Vse">Use</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, beside what I have <reg orig="stor'd">stored</reg> and <reg orig="sav'de">saved</reg>

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> makes it fifty more: were it ten thousand

            Nay, a whole million, <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, all were thine.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, what thou hast <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> still, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> all thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg>.

            Here be my <reg orig="keyes">keys</reg>, my <reg orig="trunkes">trunks</reg> take <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy charge:

            Such gold fit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> transportage as I have,

            <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> along: the rest are freely thine,

            Money, <reg orig="apparell">apparel</reg>, and what else thou <reg orig="findst">findest</reg>,

            Perhaps worth my bequest and thy receiving,

            I make thee <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> of.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Before I doted,

            But now you strive <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have me <reg orig="extaside">ectasied</reg>.

            What would you have me <reg orig="doe">do</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="t'expresse"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> express</reg>

            My <reg orig="zeale">zeal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my chamber hangs,

            My picture, I <reg orig="injoyne">enjoin</reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> ever,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> when thou <reg orig="partst">partest</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, thou losest me.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            My <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> may from my body be <reg orig="divorc'd">divorced</reg>,

            But never <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> from me.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            I have a house <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Foy, a <reg orig="taverne">tavern</reg> <reg orig="calld">called</reg>

            The <reg orig="Winde-mill">Windmill</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I freely give thee too,

            And thither if I live <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> send <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> as I have cast my reckonings <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>,

            And made even with my Master, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not <reg orig="faile">fail</reg>

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> visit Foy <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Cornwall. Is there else

            <reg orig="Ought">Aught</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="injoyne">enjoin</reg> me?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Thou art <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>,

            <pb n="11"/>
            <reg orig="Ioyne">Join</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy beauty <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg>. Many <reg orig="suiters">suitors</reg>

            I know <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> tempt thee: <reg orig="beauty's">beauty is</reg> a shrewd <reg orig="baite">bait</reg>,

            But unto <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> if thou <reg orig="add'st">addest</reg> <reg orig="chastitie">chastity</reg>,

            Thou shalt ore-come all <reg orig="scandall">scandal</reg>. Time <reg orig="cals">calls</reg> hence,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> now must part.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I had the power <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make Time lame,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> stay the <reg orig="starres">stars</reg>, or make the <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg> stand still,

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> future day might never haste thy flight.

            I could dwell here <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> ever <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thine <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>,

            And wish it <reg orig="alwayes">always</reg> night.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> trifle <reg orig="howers">hours</reg>. Farewell.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            First take this Ring:

             <reg orig="Twas">It was</reg> the first token of my constant love

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> past betwixt <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>. When I see this next,

            And not my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, I shall <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> thee dead:

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> till death part thy body from thy <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>

            I know thou wilt not part with it.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Sweare">Swear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> thou <reg orig="maist">mayst</reg> safely <reg orig="doe't">do it</reg>.

            Once more farewell: at <emph rend="ITALIC">Foy</emph> thou shalt <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> from me.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Theres">There is</reg> not a word <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> hath a parting sound

            <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> through mine <reg orig="eares">ears</reg> shrills not immediate death.

            I shall not live <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lose thee.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Best be gone, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> some tread.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            A thousand <reg orig="farewels">farewells</reg> are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> one contracted.

            <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> away.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit Spencer, & Goodlacke.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, I shall dye.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            What mean you <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <reg orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> you betray your friend,

            Or call my name <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> question? Sweet, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            <reg orig="Hah">Ha</reg>, is my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> gone?

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            With speed towards <emph rend="ITALIC">Foy</emph>,

            There <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take ship <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Fiall.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            Let me recollect  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>,

            And what he left <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> charge. <reg orig="Vertue">Virtue</reg> and <reg orig="Chastitie">Chastity</reg>.

            Next, with all sudden expedition

            <pb n="12"/>
            Prepare <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Foy: all these <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I conserve,

            And <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> them strictly, as I would my life.

            Plimouth farewell: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Cornwall I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> prove

            A second fortune, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> ever <reg orig="mourne">mourn</reg>,

             <reg orig="Vntill">Until</reg> I see my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencers</emph> safe <reg orig="returne">return</reg>.

          </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Hoboys.</stage>
          <stage>A dumbe Show. Enter Generall, Captaines, the Mayor:
Petitioners the other way with papers: amongst these the
Drawers. The Generall gives them bagges of money. All
goe off saving the two Drawers.</stage>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> well yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> have gotten all the money due

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Master. It is the commonest thing <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> can  <reg orig="bee">be</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>

              these <reg orig="Captaines">Captains</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> score and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> score: but when the scores

              are <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be paid, <foreign lang="Latin">Non est inventus</foreign>.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> ordinary amongst Gallants <reg orig="now a dayes">nowadays</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> had rather <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> forty oaths, <reg orig="then onely">than only</reg> this one

              oath, God let me never be trusted.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              But if the <reg orig="Captaines">Captains</reg> would follow the noble

              <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> of the <reg orig="Generall">General</reg>, before night there would not  <reg orig="bee">be</reg>

              one score owing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Plimouth.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Little <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my Master hath got

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> these desperate debts: but she hath cast <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> accounts

              and is gone.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="J">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              Whither canst thou tell?

            

          </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="K">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Draw.</speaker>
            <p>
            
            
              They say <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> a <reg orig="Taverne">Tavern</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Foy, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg>

              <reg orig="M">Master</reg>. <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> hath given <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> a <reg orig="stocke">stock</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> set <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg>.

              Well, howsoever, I am glad, though he <reg orig="kild">killed</reg> the man <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg>

              have got <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> money.

            

          </p>
          </sp>
        </div2>
      </div1>
      <pb n="13"/>
      <div1 type="act" n="2">
        <div2 n="1" type="scene">
          <stage>Enter Forset and Roughman.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Forset.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAP"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg></emph> your time have you <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> a sweeter creature?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Some <reg orig="weeke">week</reg> or thereabouts.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> small time <reg orig="shee">she</reg> hath almost undone

                all the other Taverns. The Gallants make <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> rendezvous

                now but at the Wind-mill.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Spight">Spite</reg> of them <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>. It shall cost me

                the setting <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> but <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Why, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> you <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> she is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> easily won?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Easily or not, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bid as <reg orig="fayre">fair</reg> and <reg orig="farre">far</reg> as any

                man within twenty miles of my head, but I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> put <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="squeake">squeak</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                They say there are <reg orig="Knights">Knight's</reg> <reg orig="sonnes">sons</reg> already come

                as <reg orig="suiters">suitors</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">like</seg> enough, some younger brothers, and

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I intend <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make them.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                If these doings hold, <reg orig="shee">she</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> grow rich <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> short

                time.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                There shall  <reg orig="bee">be</reg> doings <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> shall make this

                Wind-mill my grand <reg orig="seate">seat</reg>, my mansion, my <reg orig="pallace">palace</reg>, and

                my Constantinople.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Besse Bridges like a Mistresse, and Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Here she comes: observe how modestly she <reg orig="beares">bears</reg>

                <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I must know of what burden this <reg orig="vessell">vessel</reg> is, I

                shall not <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> till <reg orig="shee">she</reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> with <reg orig="mee">me</reg>, and till

                then, I cannot report <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a woman of good <reg orig="cariage">carriage</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="14"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Your <reg orig="olde">old</reg> Master <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> dwelt here before my

                <reg orig="comming">coming</reg>, hath <reg orig="turn'd">turned</reg> over your <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Right forsooth: before he was a Vintner, <reg orig="hee">he</reg>

                was a shoo-maker, and left two or three <reg orig="turne-overs">turnovers</reg> more

                besides  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How long hast thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> serve.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                But eleven <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> next <reg orig="grasse">grass</reg>, and then I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>

                hope of my freedom. <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> time I shall be at <reg orig="ful">full</reg> age.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How old art thou now?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Forsooth newly come into my <reg orig="Teenes">Teens</reg>. I have

                <reg orig="scrap'd">scraped</reg> trenchers this two <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>, and the next Vintage I

                hope <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> be <reg orig="Barre-boy">Bar-boy</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="What's">What is</reg> thy name?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                My name is <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>, my father was a Baker, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg>

                the report of his <reg orig="neighbors">neighbours</reg>, as honest a man as ever lived

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> bread.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                And where dwelt he?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Below here <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the next crooked street, at the

                <reg orig="signe">sign</reg> of the Leg. <reg orig="Hee">He</reg> was nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> tall as I, but a little

                wee-man, and somewhat <reg orig="huckt-backt">hucked-backed</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                He was once Constable?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Hee">He</reg> was <reg orig="indeede">indeed</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> one <reg orig="yeare">year</reg> of his

                <reg orig="raigne">reign</reg>, I have heard them say, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> bolted and sifted out

                more <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>, <reg orig="then">than</reg> others <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> office <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> many <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>

                before him.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How long <reg orig="ist">is it</reg> since he dyed?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Marry the last <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> <reg orig="yeare">year</reg>. <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> when <reg orig="corne">corn</reg> grew

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be at an high rate, my father never dowed after.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> I have heard of him.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Then I am sure you have heard he was an honest

                <reg orig="neighbor">neighbour</reg>, and one <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> never <reg orig="lov'd">loved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="meale-mouth'd">mealy-mouthed</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Well sirrah, <reg orig="proove">prove</reg> an honest servant, and you

                shall <reg orig="finde">find</reg> me your good <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>. What company is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>

                the <reg orig="Marmaid">Mermaid</reg>?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                There be <reg orig="foure">four</reg> Sea <reg orig="captaines">captains</reg>. I <reg orig="beleeve">believe</reg> they be

                little better <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="spirats">spirits</reg>, they are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> flush of their <reg orig="rudocks">ruddocks</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="15"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> matter, <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> take <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> note of them.

              Here they vent many brave commodities,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> some gain <reg orig="accrews">accrues</reg>. <reg orig="Th'are">They are</reg> my good customers,

              And still <reg orig="returne">return</reg> me profit.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Wot you what <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>, how the two <reg orig="Saylers">Sailors</reg>

                would have served me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="calld">called</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the pound and <reg orig="halfe">half</reg>

                of Cheese?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How was it <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                When I brought them a reckoning, they would

                have had me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have <reg orig="scor'd">scored</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>. They <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a simple

                gull indeed, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> would have had me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have taken

                <reg orig="Chalke">Chalk</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Cheese.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Well, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="waite">wait</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the <reg orig="Captaines">Captains</reg>, see them

                want <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> wine.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nor reckoning <reg orig="neyther">neither</reg>, take my word Mistress.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Shee's">She is</reg> now at <reg orig="leasure">leisure</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

              Lady, what Gentlemen are those above?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir they are such as please <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be my guests,

              And they are kindly welcome.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Give me their names.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                You may <reg orig="goe">go</reg> search the <reg orig="Church-booke">Church-book</reg> where

                they were <reg orig="christned">christened</reg>.

              There you perhaps may <reg orig="learne">learn</reg> them.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Minion, how?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Fie, fie, you are too rude with this <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> creature,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> way <reg orig="seekes">seeks</reg> <reg orig="t'offend"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> offend</reg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pray hands off.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I tell thee maid, wife, or what <reg orig="e'er">ever</reg> thou beest,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> man shall enter here but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my leave.

              Come, <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> be more familiar.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Las">Alas</reg> good-man.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">R.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why <reg orig="knowst">knowest</reg> thou <reg orig="wh??">whom</reg> thou <reg orig="sleightst">slightest</reg>. I am <emph rend="ITALIC">Roughman</emph>,

              The <reg orig="onely">only</reg> approved gallant of these parts,

              A man of whom the Roarers stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> awe,

              And must not be put off.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I never yet heard man <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> praise <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>,

              <pb n="16"/>
              But <reg orig="prov'd">proved</reg> <reg orig="in'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg> end a coward.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Coward, <emph rend="ITALIC">Bess</emph>?

              You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> offend me, raise <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> fury

              Your beauty cannot <reg orig="calme">calm</reg>. <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more,

              Your language is too harsh and peremptory.

              Pray let me <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>. I tell thee

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> quiet day scarce past me these seven <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>

              I have not <reg orig="crackt">cracked</reg> a weapon <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> some fray,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I you move my <reg orig="spleene">spleen</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What, threat a woman?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, if you thus persist <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wrong my house,

              <reg orig="Disturbe">Disturb</reg> my guests, and nightly <reg orig="domineire">domineer</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> put my friends from patience, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="complaine">complain</reg>,

              And right  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> before the Magistrate.

              Can <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> not live <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="compasse">compass</reg> of the Law,

              But must be <reg orig="swaggerd">swaggered</reg> out <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg></reg>, wench,

              I wish thee well, <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="on't, theres"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> it, there is</reg> good <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee

              <reg orig="Stor'd">Stored</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="brest">breast</reg>, and when I come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> place

              I must have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> man <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> offend mine eye:

              My love can brooke <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> rivals. <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> this time

              I am content your <reg orig="Captaines">Captains</reg> shall have peace,

              But must not be <reg orig="us'd">used</reg> <reg orig="to't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir if you come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> other free  <reg orig="civill">civil</reg> Gentlemen

              <reg orig="Y'are">You are</reg> welcome, otherwise my <reg orig="doores">doors</reg> are <reg orig="barr'd">barred</reg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> my good <reg orig="Girle">Girl</reg>,

              I have fortunes laid <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee: what I have

              Command it as thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg>. <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg></reg>, be wise.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Well, I shall study <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Consider <reg orig="on't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> it</reg>. Farewell.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> suggests <reg orig="mee">me</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> this prating fellow

              Is some notorious Coward. If he persist

              I have a <reg orig="tricke">trick</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> try what <reg orig="metall's">mettle is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him.

              
              What <reg orig="newes">news</reg> with you?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Cle.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am now going <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> carry the <reg orig="Captaines">Captains</reg> a <reg orig="reckning">reckoning</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="17"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> the <reg orig="summe">sum</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Let me see, eight shillings and six pence.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How can you make <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> good? write them a bill.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> watch them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> time of night <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>

                use <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="bils">bills</reg>, the Gentlemen are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="dwarfes">dwarfs</reg>, and with one

                word of my mouth, I can tell them what is <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">be-tall</emph>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How comes it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Imprimis</emph>, six quarts of wine at seven pence the

                quart, seven sixpences.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Why dost thou reckon it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Because as they came <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> hab nab, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>

                bring them <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> a <reg orig="reckning">reckoning</reg> at six and at sevens.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Well, wine -  <reg orig="3 s, 6 d.">three shillings, sixpence</reg>

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                And what wants <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> often groats?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> two pence over.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Then put six pence more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it, and make it <reg orig="4 s">four shillings</reg>,

                wine, though you bate it them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <reg orig="meate">meat</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I <reg orig="prethee">prithee</reg>?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Because of the old <reg orig="proverbe">proverb</reg>, <reg orig="VVhat">What</reg> they want <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>

                <reg orig="meate">meat</reg>, let them take out <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg>. Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> twelve <reg orig="penyworth">pennyworth</reg>

                of <reg orig="Anchoves">Anchovies</reg>, 18 d.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How can <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> be?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Marry very well <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>, 12 d. <reg orig="Anchoves">Anchovies</reg>, and

                6 d. <reg orig="oyle">oil</reg> and <reg orig="vineger">vinegar</reg>. Nay they shall have a <reg orig="sawcy">saucy</reg> reckoning

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                And what <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the other <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg>?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Bread, <reg orig="beere">beer</reg>, salt, napkins, trenchers, one thing

                with another, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> the 
              <foreign lang="Latin" rend="ITALIC">summa totalis</foreign> is -  <reg orig="8 s, 6 d.">eight shillings, sixpence</reg>

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Well, take the reckoning from the bar.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                What needs <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> forsooth? The Gentlemen seem

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="high-flowne">high-flown</reg> already, send them <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> but another pottle

                of <reg orig="Sacke">Sack</reg>, and they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> cast <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> the reckoning of themselves.

                Yes, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> about it.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVere">Were</reg> I not with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> my <reg orig="sutors">suitors</reg> <reg orig="pesterd">pestered</reg>,

              And might I <reg orig="injoy">enjoy</reg> my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, what a sweet

              Contented life were this? <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> money <reg orig="flowes">flows</reg>

              And my <reg orig="gaine's">gain is</reg> great. But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <emph rend="ITALIC">Roughman</emph> next:

              <pb n="18"/>
              I have a <reg orig="tricke">trick</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> try what <reg orig="spirit's">spirit is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him,

              It shall be my next <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this passion

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> my <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, I propose me this,

              <reg orig="Mongst">Amongst</reg> many <reg orig="sorrowes">sorrows</reg> some <reg orig="mirth's">mirth is</reg> not amisse,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Spencer, and Goodlacke.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What were you thinking sir?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spen.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Troth of the world, what any man should see <reg orig="in't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> love with it.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The reason of your meditation.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> imagine <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the same instant <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> one <reg orig="forfets">forfeits</reg>

                all his estate, another enters <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> a rich possession: as

                one goes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Church <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="marryed">married</reg>, another is hurried

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="gallowes">gallows</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="hang'd">hanged</reg>, the last having <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> feeling

                of the first <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> joy, nor the first of the last <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> misery.

                At the same time <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> one <reg orig="lyes">lies</reg> tortured <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the <reg orig="Racke">Rack</reg>,

                another <reg orig="lyes">lies</reg> tumbling with his <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> over head and

                <reg orig="eares">ears</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> and feathers. This when I truly consider,

                I cannot but wonder why any fortune should make a man

                <reg orig="extasy'd">ectasied</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                You give <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> too much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> melancholy.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                These are my <reg orig="Maximes">Maxims</reg>, and were they as faithfully

                practised <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> others, as truly apprehended <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>

                should have <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> oppression, and more <reg orig="charitie">charity</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter the two Captaines that were before.</stage>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Make good thy words.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I say thou hast <reg orig="injur'd">injured</reg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Tell me wherein.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              When <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> assaulted Fiall,

              And I had <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the Generals command

              The onset, and with danger of my person

              <reg orig="Enforc'd">Enforced</reg> the Spaniard <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a swift retreat,

              And beat them from their Fort, thou when thou <reg orig="sawst">sawest</reg>

              All <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> and danger past, <reg orig="mad'st">madest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> with me

              <pb n="19"/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> share <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> honour <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> was sole mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg>,

              And never <reg orig="ventur'd">ventured</reg> shot <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>, or <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> came

              Where bullet <reg orig="graz'd">grazed</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              See <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> a fray towards,

              <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> if <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> can <reg orig="attone">atone</reg> this difference.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Content.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> prove it with my sword,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> though thou hadst the <reg orig="formost">foremost</reg> place <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> field,

              And I the second, yet my Company

              Was <reg orig="equall">equal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the entry of the Fort.

              My sword was <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> day <reg orig="drawne">drawn</reg> as <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> as thine,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> honour <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I won <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> day

              Was but my merit.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Wrong me palpably

              And <reg orig="justifie">justify</reg> the same?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You shall not fight.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why, sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> made you first a <reg orig="Iusticer">Justicer</reg>,

              And taught you <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> word <emph rend="ITALIC">shall</emph>? you are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="Generall">General</reg>,

              Or if you be, pray <reg orig="shew">show</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> your Commission.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir you have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> commission but my <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg>,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="shew">show</reg> you freely.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> some <reg orig="Chaplaine">Chaplain</reg>,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> his text.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <reg orig="beate">beat</reg> their weapons <reg orig="downe">down</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Cap.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="aime">aim</reg> at him <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> offers <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> divide <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Cap.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pox of these <reg orig="part-frayes">part-frays</reg>, see I am wounded

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> beating <reg orig="downe">down</reg> my weapon.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How fares my friend?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Sp.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You sought <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> blood, and Gentlemen you have it,

              Let mine appease you, I am hurt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My rage converts <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="pitie">pity</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> this Gentleman

              Shall suffer <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his <reg orig="goodnes">goodness</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Noble friend,

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> revenge thy death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spen.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              He is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> friend

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> murmurs such a thought. <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> Gentlemen.

              <pb n="20"/>
              I <reg orig="kill'd">killed</reg> a man <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Plimouth, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> you

              Am <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Fiall. <emph rend="ITALIC">Caroll</emph> fell <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> me,

              And I fall <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>. <reg orig="Heav'n">Heaven</reg> is just,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not suffer murder <reg orig="unreveng'd">unrevenged</reg>,

              Heaven pardon me, as I forgive you both,

              Shift <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="your selves">yourselves</reg>: away.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="F">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg></reg> saw him die,

              But grieve you should <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> perish.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spen.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Note Heavens justice,

              And henceforth make <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> use <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>. I shall faint.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="E">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Capt.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Short <reg orig="Farewels">Farewells</reg> now must serve. If thou <reg orig="surviv'st">survivest</reg>

              Live <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thine honour: but if thou <reg orig="expir'st">expirest</reg>

              Heaven take thy <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> mercy.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I bleed much,

              I must <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> a Surgeon.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir how <reg orig="cheare">cheer</reg> you?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> one <reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> a new adventure

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <reg orig="th'other">the other</reg> world: yet thus much worthy friend

              Let me <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg> you, since I understand

              The Fleet is bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> England, take your occasion

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> ship <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>, and when you come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Foy

              Kindly commend me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my dearest <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              Thou shalt receive a <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Will</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I have

              <reg orig="Possest">Possessed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> of five hundred pounds a <reg orig="yeare">year</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A noble Legacy.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The rest I have <reg orig="bestow'd">bestowed</reg> amongst my friends,

              <reg orig="Onely">Only</reg> reserving a bare hundred pounds

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> see me honestly and well <reg orig="interr'd">interred</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I shall <reg orig="performe">perform</reg> your trust as carefully

              As <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my father, <reg orig="breath'd">breathed</reg> he.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Marke">Mark</reg> me <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>:

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> <reg orig="Legacie">Legacy</reg> I give with this <emph rend="ITALIC">proviso</emph>,

              If at thy <reg orig="arrivall">arrival</reg> where my <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> <reg orig="remaines">remains</reg>,

              Thou <reg orig="findst">findest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> well reported, free from <reg orig="scandall">scandal</reg>,

              My <reg orig="VVill"><seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Will</seg></reg> stands <reg orig="firme">firm</reg>: but if thou <reg orig="hear'st">hearest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> branded

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> loose behaviour, or immodest life,

              <pb n="21"/>
              <reg orig="VVhat">What</reg> she should have, I here bestow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thee,

              It is thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg>: but as thou <reg orig="lov'st">lovest</reg> thy <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>

              <reg orig="Deale">Deal</reg> faithfully betwixt my <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> and me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Else let me dye a <reg orig="prodigie">prodigy</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This Ring was hers, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg>, be she loose or chaste,

              Being <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="owne">own</reg>, restore <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> know it,

              And <reg orig="doubtlesse">doubtless</reg> she deserves it. <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> my memory,

              <reg orig="VVhat">What</reg> had I quite forgot? She hath my picture,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And what of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Sp.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If she be <reg orig="ranckt">ranked</reg> amongst the loose and lewd,

              Take it away, I hold it much undecent,

              A whore should <reg orig="ha't">have it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> keeping: but if constant

              Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="injoy">enjoy</reg> it: this my <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Will</seg> <reg orig="performe">perform</reg>

              As thou art just and honest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sense else forsake me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Now lead me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my Chamber, <reg orig="all's">all is</reg> mads even,

              My peace with earth, and my atone with heaven.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Besse Bridges like a Page with a sword, and Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I know my mother <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be chaste,

              <reg orig="I'de">I would</reg> <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> some <reg orig="Souldier">Soldier</reg> got me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                It may be many a <reg orig="Souldiers">Soldier's</reg> <reg orig="Buffe">Buff</reg> <reg orig="Ierkin">Jerkin</reg> came

                out of your fathers <reg orig="Tanne-fat">Tan-fat</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Me thinkes">Methinks</reg> I have a manly spirit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> habit.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Now am not I of many <reg orig="mens">men's</reg> <reg orig="mindes">minds</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> if you

                should <reg orig="doe">do</reg> me wrong, I should not kill you, though I

                <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> you pissing against a wall.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Me thinkes">Methinnks</reg> I could be valiant <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the sudden:

              And meet a man <reg orig="i'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg> field.

              I could <reg orig="doe">do</reg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I have heard <reg orig="discourst">discoursed</reg>

              Of <emph rend="ITALIC">Mary Ambree</emph> or <emph rend="ITALIC">Westminsters Long-Meg</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="VVhat">What</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Mary Ambree</emph> was I cannot tell, but <reg orig="unlesse">unless</reg>

                you were taller you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> come short of <emph rend="ITALIC">Long Meg</emph>,

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="22"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Of all thy <reg orig="fellowes">fellows</reg> thee I <reg orig="onely">only</reg> trust,

              And charge thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be secret.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I am bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my Indentures <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> my Masters

                secrets, and should I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> a man <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> bed with you, I

                would not tell.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Be gone sir, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> words as you <reg orig="esteeme">esteem</reg> my <reg orig="favor">favour</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                But <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>, I could wish you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your

                long <reg orig="seames">seams</reg>, fights are dangerous. But am not I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a sweet

                taking <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> you?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I <reg orig="prethee">prithee</reg> why?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Why, if you should swagger and kill <reg orig="any body">anybody</reg>, I

                being a Vintner should be <reg orig="calld">called</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="Barre">Bar</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Let none <reg orig="condemne">condemn</reg> me of immodesty,

              Because I <reg orig="trie">try</reg> the courage of a man

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my <reg orig="soule's">soul is</reg> a Coward: <reg orig="beates">beats</reg> my servants,

              <reg orig="Cuffes">Cuffs</reg> them, and as they <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> him <reg orig="kickes">kicks</reg> my maids,

              Nay <reg orig="domineirs">domineers</reg> over me, making <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>

              Lord <reg orig="ore">over</reg> my house and <reg orig="houshold">household</reg>. Yesternight

              I heard him make appointment <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> some <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> alone this way. <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> venture <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>,

              But I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> try <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Roughman and Forset.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, I can now <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> further, weighty <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>

              Calls me away.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why at your pleasure then,

              Yet I could wish <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> ere I past this field,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I could meet some <emph rend="ITALIC">Hector</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> your eyes

              Might <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg> what  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> have oft repeated,

              Namely <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I am valiant.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> doubt. But now I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> haste. Farewell.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AG">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roug.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How many times brave words <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> out a man?

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> if he can but make a noise, <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> <reg orig="fear'd">feared</reg>.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> of <reg orig="fraies">frays</reg>, although he <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> had heart

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> face a man <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> field, <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> a brave fellow,

              I have <reg orig="beene">been</reg> valiant I must needs <reg orig="confesse">confess</reg>,

              <pb n="23"/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> street and <reg orig="Taverne">Tavern</reg>, where there have <reg orig="beene">been</reg> men

              Ready <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> part the fray: but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the fields

              They are too cold <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fight <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You are a <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>, a Coward, and you lie.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">R.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You wrong me I protest. Sweet courteous Gentleman

              I never did you wrong.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Wilt tell me <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?

              Draw forth thy coward sword, and suddenly,

              Or as I am a man <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg> thee through,

              And leave thee dead <reg orig="ith"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg> field.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AG">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roug.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hold as you are a Gentleman. I have <reg orig="tane">taken</reg> an oath

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not fight <reg orig="to day">today</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Th'ast">Thou hast</reg> <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> a blow already and the lie,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> not both these <reg orig="inrage">enrage</reg> thee?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, would you give the bastinado too,

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="breake">break</reg> mine oath.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, your <reg orig="name's">name is</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Roughman</emph>.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> day doth <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> you but you hurt or kill.

              Is this out of your <reg orig="calender">calendar</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, you are <reg orig="deceiv'd">deceived</reg>,

              I <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> drew sword <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> anger I protest,

              <reg orig="Vnlesse">Unless</reg> it were <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> some <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> fellow

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> wore <reg orig="steele">steel</reg> about him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Throw your Sword.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AG">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roug.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Here sweet young sir, but as you are a gentleman,

              <reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> not <reg orig="impaire">impair</reg> mine <reg orig="honor">honour</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Tye">Tie</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="shooe">shoe</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I shall sir.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Vntrusse">Untruss</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> point.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Any thing">Anything</reg> this day <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> save mine oath.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Enough: yet not enough, lie <reg orig="downe">down</reg>

              Till I stride <reg orig="ore">over</reg> thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sweet sir <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Rise, thou hast leave. Now <emph rend="ITALIC">Roughman</emph> thou art <reg orig="blest">blessed</reg>

              This day thy life is <reg orig="sav'd">saved</reg>, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the rest.

              Take <reg orig="backe">back</reg> thy sword.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="24"/>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> you are generous: honour me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much

              As let me know <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> whom I owe my life.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse Bridges</emph> brother,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AG">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roug.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Still me thought <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you were <reg orig="somthing">something</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And I have heard,

              You <reg orig="domineir">domineer</reg> and <reg orig="revell">revel</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> house,

              <reg orig="Controle">Control</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> servants, and abuse <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> guests,

              <reg orig="VVhich"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg></reg> if I ever shall hereafter <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>,

              Thou art but a dead man.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              She never told me of a brother living,

              But you have power <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> sway me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I see you are a Gentleman,

              I am content this once <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> let you <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>,

              But if I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> you fall into relapse,

              The <reg orig="second's">second is</reg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg> more dangerous.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I shall <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> it. Sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you take the wine?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> London.

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> these two <reg orig="termes">terms</reg> cannot make <reg orig="returne">return</reg>:

              But if you see my sister, you may say

              I was <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> health.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Too well, the <reg orig="devill">devil</reg> take you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pray use <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> well, and at my <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> <reg orig="backe">back</reg>

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your acquaintance. Now farewell.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              None <reg orig="saw't">saw it</reg>: <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> gone <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> London: I am unhurt,

              Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> shall publish this disgrace abroad?

              One <reg orig="man's">man is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> slander, should he <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> his worst:

              My <reg orig="tongue's">tongue is</reg> as loud as his, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this country

              Both of more fame and credit. Should <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> contest

              I can out-face the proudest. This is then

              My comfort: <emph rend="ITALIC">Roughman</emph>, thou art still the same,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> a disgrace not <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>, is held <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> shame.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter two Sailors.</stage>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sa.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Aboard, aboard, the wind stands <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> England,

              The ships have all <reg orig="weigh'd">weighed</reg> anchor.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A <reg orig="stiffe">stiff</reg> gale <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg> from the shore.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="25"/>
          <stage>Enter Captaine Goodlacke.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The <reg orig="Sailers">Sailors</reg> call aboard, and I am <reg orig="forc'd">forced</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> leave my friend now at the point of death,

              And cannot close his eyes. Here is the <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Will</seg>,

              Now may I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> yon Tanners daughter <reg orig="turn'd">turned</reg>

              <reg orig="Vnchaste">Unchaste</reg> or wanton, I shall <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> it

              Five hundred pounds a <reg orig="yeare">year</reg>: here is good evidence.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sailor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you take the long boat and aboard?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter a third Sailor.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              With all my heart.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">3 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What are you ready Mates?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> staid <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you. Thou canst not <reg orig="tel">tell</reg> <reg orig="who's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> is</reg> dead?

              The great bell rung out now.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">3 Sailor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              They say <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> one <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> this night

              <reg orig="Dyde">Died</reg> of a <reg orig="mortall">mortal</reg> wound.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My worthy friend.

              <reg orig="Vnhappy">Unhappy</reg> man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> cannot stay <reg orig="behinde">behind</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> him his last rights. Was his name <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="N">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">3 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yes Sir, a Gentleman of good account

              And well <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the navy.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This is the end of all <reg orig="mortalitie">mortality</reg>:

              It <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be <reg orig="newes">news</reg> unpleasing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

              I cannot <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> amisse, but long <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see

              Whether these Lands belong <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> or <reg orig="mee">me</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Spencer, and his Surgeon.</stage>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Surg.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nay <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> not sir, now you have <reg orig="scap'd">scaped</reg> this dressing

              My life <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> yours.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> thee honest Friend.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Surg.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir I can tell you <reg orig="newes">news</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What <reg orig="ist">is it</reg> I <reg orig="prethee">prithee</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Surg.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              There is a Gentleman one of your name,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="dide">died</reg> within this <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My name? what was he, of what <reg orig="sicknes">sickness</reg> <reg orig="dide">died</reg> he?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="26"/>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Surg.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="sicknesse">sickness</reg>, but a sleight hurt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the body,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="shewed">showed</reg> at first <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> danger, but being <reg orig="searcht">searched</reg>,

              He <reg orig="dyde">died</reg> at the third dressing.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              At my third search I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hope of life.

              The heavens are <reg orig="mercifull">merciful</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Surg.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir doubt not your recovery.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> hundred pound I had <reg orig="prepar'd">prepared</reg> <reg orig="t'expend"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> expend</reg>

              <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> expected <reg orig="Funerall">Funeral</reg>

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> name sake <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> now bestow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Surg.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A noble resolution.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What ships are bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> England, I would gladly

              Venture <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sea, though <reg orig="weake">weak</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Surg.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> way are <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> <reg orig="saile">sail</reg> already.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Here's">Here is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="securitie">security</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> when the beaten Spaniards shall <reg orig="returne">return</reg>,

              <reg orig="They'le">They <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="spoile">spoil</reg> whom they can <reg orig="finde">find</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Surg.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> have a ship,

              Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I am Surgeon, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> belongs unto

              A London merchant, now bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Mamorah

              A <reg orig="towne">town</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Barbary, please you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> use <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>,

              You shall command free passage: ten months hence

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> hope <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> visit England.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Friend I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> thee.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="O">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Surg.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bring you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Master, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> I know

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> <reg orig="entertaine">entertain</reg> you gladly.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spen.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              When I have <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> the <reg orig="funerall">funeral</reg> rights <reg orig="perform'd">performed</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the dead body of my Country man

              And kinsman, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> take your courteous offer.

              England <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> doubt <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg orig="newes">news</reg> of my death,

              How <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> take it is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me <reg orig="unknowne">unknown</reg>:

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> behaviour I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> build my fate,

              There raise my love, or thence erect my hate.

            </p>
          </sp>
        </div2>
      </div1>
      <pb n="27"/>
      <div1 type="act" n="3">
        <div2 n="1" type="scene">
          <stage>Enter Roughman and Forset.</stage>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Forset.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAP"><reg orig="Oh">O</reg></emph> 
            <reg orig="y'are">you are</reg> well met, just as I <reg orig="propheside">prophesied</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> it fell out.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              As how I pray?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Had you but staid the crossing of one field,

              You had beheld a <emph rend="ITALIC">Hector</emph>, the boldest Trojan

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> ever <emph rend="ITALIC">Roughman</emph> met with.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pray what was he?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> of <emph rend="ITALIC">Little Davy, Cutting Dick</emph>,

              And divers such, but tush, this hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> fellow.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Of what stature and <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> was he?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Indeed I must <reg orig="confesse">confess</reg> he was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> giant,

              Nor above fifty, but he did <reg orig="bestirre">bestir</reg> him,

              Was here and there, and every where at once,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I was <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> put <reg orig="to't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg> since the Midwife

              First <reg orig="wrapt">wrapped</reg> my head <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="linnen">linen</reg>. <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> the whole project.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Heres">Here is</reg> the house, <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> enter if you please.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roug.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Where be these Drawers, Rascals I should say?

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> give <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> attendance.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Anon, anon sir, please you see a <reg orig="roome">room</reg>. What you

                here <reg orig="againe">again</reg>? Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall have such roaring.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You sirrah call your <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yes sir, I know it is my duty <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> call <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              See and the slave <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> stir.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yes I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> stir.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Shal">Shall</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> have <reg orig="humors">humours</reg>, sauce-box, you have <reg orig="eares">ears</reg>

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> teach you prick-song.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="28"/>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                But you have now a wrong Sow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="eare">ear</reg>. I

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> call <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> sir, you had best.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                If you were twenty <emph rend="ITALIC">Roughmans</emph>, if you lug me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg>

                the <reg orig="eares">ears</reg> <reg orig="againe, Ile">again, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> draw.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Ha, what <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you draw?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                The best wine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the house <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your worship: and

                I would call <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, but I can assure you she is <reg orig="eyther">either</reg> not stirring,

                or else not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> case.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                How not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> case?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> she hath not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="smocke">smock</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>

                I saw it <reg orig="lye">lie</reg> at <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> beds head.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What, Drawers grow <reg orig="capritious">capricious</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Help, help.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Besse Bridges.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What <reg orig="uprore's">uproar is</reg> this? shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> be never rid.

              From these disturbances?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why how now <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>? Is this your <reg orig="huswifry">housewifery</reg>?

              When you are mine <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> have you rise as early as the <reg orig="Larke">Lark</reg>,

              <reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Bar <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>: these lazy <reg orig="rascalls">rascals</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> bring your state <reg orig="behinde">behind</reg> hand.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You <reg orig="lye">lie</reg> sir?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How? <reg orig="lye">lie</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Yes sir at the Raven <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the high-street, I was at

                your lodging this morning <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a pottle pot.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> about your <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>, must you <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>

              Stand gaping and idle?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You wrong me sir,

              And tyrannize too much over my servants.

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> man touch them but  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                If I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not put Rats-bane into his wine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> stead

                of <reg orig="Suger">Sugar</reg>, say I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> true Baker.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVhat">What</reg>, rise at <reg orig="noone">noon</reg>?

              A man may fight a tall fray <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a morning,

              And one of your best friends <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg></reg> be <reg orig="hackt">hacked</reg> and mangled,

              <pb n="29"/>
              And almost cut <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="peeces">pieces</reg>, and you fast

              Close <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your bed, <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> <reg orig="dreame">dream</reg> <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Fought you this day?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> was better put <reg orig="too't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="daies">days</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I pray, how <reg orig="was't">was it</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thus: as I past yon fields:

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter the Kitchin-maid.</stage>
          <sp who="P">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Maid.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I pray forsooth, what shall I reckon <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the <reg orig="Iolle">Jowl</reg>

                of Ling <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Port-cullis.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A pox <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> your <reg orig="Iolles">Jowls</reg>, you <reg orig="kitchin-stuffe">kitchen stuff</reg>,

              <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <reg orig="scowre">scour</reg> your skillets, pots, and dripping-pans,

              And interrupt not <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="P">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Maid.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The <reg orig="Devill">Devil</reg> take your <reg orig="Oxe-heeles">Ox-heels</reg>, you <reg orig="foule">foul</reg>

              Cods-head, must you be kicking?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Minion dare you <reg orig="scould">scold</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="P">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Maid.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yes sir, and lay my ladle over your <reg orig="coxcombe">coxcomb</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thou <reg orig="darst">darest</reg> strike a man,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="swaggerst">swaggerest</reg> thus <reg orig="ore">over</reg> women.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How now <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> be never quiet?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You are too rude.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Now I <reg orig="professe">profess</reg> all patience.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then <reg orig="proceede">proceed</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Rising <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> early, Minion whilst you slept,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> yon field, I had but newly parted

              With this my friend, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> <reg orig="espide">espied</reg>

              A gallant fellow, and most strongly <reg orig="arm'd">armed</reg>.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the mid-field <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> met, and both being resolute,

              <reg orig="VVe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg></reg> <reg orig="justled">jostled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the wall.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVhy">Why</reg>, did there stand a wall <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the mid-field?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I meant strove <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the way.

              Two such brave spirits meeting, straight both drew.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                The Maid forsooth sent me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> know whether

                you would have the shoulder of mutton roasted or sod.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your shoulders.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="30"/>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Cl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="That's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> the way <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make me never prove good porter

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You still <reg orig="heape">heap</reg> wrongs <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> wrongs.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I was <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fury

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the violence of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> fight,

              And could not stay my rage.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Once more proceed.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> had you <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> two tilting meteors <reg orig="justle">jostle</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the mid Region, with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg> <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> and fury

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> two <reg orig="encounter'd">encountered</reg>. Not <emph rend="ITALIC">Briarius</emph>

              Could with his hundred hands have <reg orig="strucke">struck</reg> more <reg orig="thicke">thick</reg>.

              <reg orig="Blowes">Blows</reg> came about my head, I <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> them still.

              Thrusts <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my sides <reg orig="twixt">betwixt</reg> body and my <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>,

              Yet still I put them <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              When they were past he put them <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>. <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this fury what became of him?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ro.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> I paid him home, <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> soundly <reg orig="maul'd">mauled</reg>,

              I <reg orig="bosom'd">bosomed</reg> him at every second thrust.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Scap'd">Scaped</reg> he with life?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="I, thats">Aye, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> my <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>: if he recover this,

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> never trust my sword more.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why fly you not if he be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> such danger?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Because a witch once told me

              I <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> should dye <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> murder.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="beleeve">believe</reg> thee,

              But tell me pray, was not this gallant fellow,

              A pretty <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> young youth about my <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Even thereabout.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              He was not fiftie then.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Much of my stature?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Much about your pitch,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              He was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> giant then.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And wore a suit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> this?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> suspect.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> gallant fellow,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> wounded and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> mangled, was  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>,

              You base <reg orig="white-lyver'd">white-livered</reg> slave, it was this <reg orig="shooe">shoe</reg>

              <pb n="31"/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> thou <reg orig="stoopt">stooped</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> untie: <reg orig="untrust">untrussed</reg> those points:

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a beastly coward lay along,

              Till I <reg orig="stridd">strid</reg> over thee. <reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg>, <reg orig="was't">was it</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              It cannot be <reg orig="deny'd">denied</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hare-hearted fellow, Milk-sop, dost not blush?

              Give me <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Rapier: I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> make thee <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg>,

              Thou shalt <reg orig="redeeme">redeem</reg> this <reg orig="scorne">scorn</reg> thou hast <reg orig="incurr'd">incurred</reg>,

              Or <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this woman shape <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="cudgell">cudgel</reg> thee,

              And <reg orig="beate">beat</reg> thee through the streets. As I am <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, 
              <reg orig="I'll do't">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> do it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hold, hold; I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Dare not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> enter at my <reg orig="doore">door</reg> till then.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Shame confounds me quite.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> shame redeem: perhaps <reg orig="wee'l doe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> do</reg> thee grace

              I love the valiant, but despise the base.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
             <reg orig="VVill"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg></reg> you be <reg orig="kickt">kicked</reg> sir?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              She hath <reg orig="wakend">wakened</reg> me,

              And kindled <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> dead fire of courage <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me,

              <reg orig="VVhich"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg></reg> all this while hath slept: <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> spare my flesh

              And wound my fame, what <reg orig="is't">is it</reg>? I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not rest

              Till <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> some valiant deed I have made good

              All my disgraces past. <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> the <reg orig="streete">street</reg>,

              And strike the next brave fellow <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I meet.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see the end <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Are you sir?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Beates off Forset.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Mayor of Foy, an Alderman, and Servant.</stage>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Beleeve">Believe</reg> me sir, she <reg orig="beares">bears</reg> <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> well,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> man can justly blame <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>: and I wonder

              Being a single woman as she is,

              And living <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> an house of such resort,

              She is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more distasted.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="W">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alder.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The best Gentlemen

              The Country <reg orig="yeelds">yields</reg>, become <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> daily guests.

              Sure sir I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> rich.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="32"/>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thus much I know, would I could buy <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> state

              <reg orig="VVere't">Were it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a brace of thousands.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>A shot.</stage>
          <sp who="W">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ald.</speaker>
            <p>
              
               <reg orig="Twas">It was</reg> said a ship is now put into harbour,

              Know whence she is.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AC">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Serv.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bring <reg orig="newes">news</reg> from the key.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> tell you true sir, I could wish a match

              Betwixt <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> and mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> and <reg orig="onely">only</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,

              And stretch my purse too <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> condition.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="W">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ald.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Please you <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> motion it.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter the Servant.</stage>
          <sp who="AC">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Serv.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              One of the ships is new come from the Islands,

              The greatest man of <reg orig="note's">note is</reg> one <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Goodlack</emph>.

              It is but a small <reg orig="Vessell">Vessel</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Goodlack and Sailors.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> meet you straight at <reg orig="th'VVind-mill">the Windmill</reg>.

              Not one word of my name.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg></reg> understand you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> told <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> you came late from <reg orig="th'Islands">the Islands</reg>!

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I did <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>:

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pray sir the <reg orig="newes">news</reg> from thence.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The best is, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> the <reg orig="Generall">General</reg> is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> health,

              And Fiall won from <reg orig="th'Spaniards">the Spaniards</reg>: but the Fleet

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> reason of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many dangerous tempests

              Extremely <reg orig="wether-beaten">weather beaten</reg>. You sir I take it,

              Are Mayor <reg orig="o'th">of the </reg> <reg orig="towne">town</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am the Kings <reg orig="Lieftenant">Lieutenant</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I have some Letters of import from one

              A Gentleman of very good account,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="dide">died</reg> late <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Islands, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a <reg orig="Maide">Maid</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> a <reg orig="Taverne">Tavern</reg> here.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> name <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse Bridges</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The same. I was <reg orig="desir'd">desired</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make <reg orig="inquirie">inquiry</reg>

              <reg orig="VVhat">What</reg> fame she <reg orig="beares">bears</reg>, and what report <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> of.

              Now you sir being here <reg orig="chiefe">chief</reg> Magistrate,

              Can best resolve me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="33"/>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> understanding,

              <reg orig="Shee's">She is</reg> without <reg orig="staine">stain</reg> or blemish well reputed,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> modesty and <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> demeanour,

              Hath won the love of all.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The worse <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="W">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alder.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I can assure you many narrow eyes

              Have <reg orig="lookt">looked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> condition,

              But those <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> with most envy have <reg orig="endevour'd">endeavoured</reg>

              <reg orig="T'entrap"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> entrap</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, have <reg orig="return'd">returned</reg> won <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I inquire of make report.

              I am glad <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="heare't">hear it</reg>. Sir I have now some <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>,

              And I of force must leave you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> sup with me <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir I may trouble you.

              Five hundred pound a <reg orig="yeare">year</reg> out of my way.

              Is there <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> flaw <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I can tax <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> with,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> forfeit this <reg orig="revenew">revenue</reg>? Is she such a Saint,

              None can <reg orig="missay">mis-say</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>? why then I  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>

             <reg orig="VVill"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg></reg> undertake it. If <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="demeanor">demeanour</reg>

              I can but <reg orig="finde">find</reg> one blemish, <reg orig="staine">stain</reg> or spot,

              It is five hundred pound a <reg orig="yeare">year</reg> well got.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Clem and the Sailors on the one side, at the other
Roughman, who drawes upon them, and beates them off.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Besse, Clem, and the Sailors.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But did he fight it bravely?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I assure you <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> most dissolutely: <reg orig="hee">he</reg> hath

                <reg orig="runne">run</reg> this <reg orig="Sailer">Sailor</reg> three times through the body, and yet

                never <reg orig="toucht">touched</reg> his <reg orig="skinne">skin</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How can <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> be?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Through the body of his doublet I meant.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse,</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How shame, base imputation, and disgrace

              Can make a coward valiant: Sirrah you

              <reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="barre">bar</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="34"/>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> hold <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> my hand there presently.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I understand, you came now from the Islands,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg></reg> did <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If you can tell me <reg orig="tydings">tidings</reg> of one Gentleman

              I shall require you largely.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sailor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Of what name?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              One <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sailor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg></reg> both saw and knew the man.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Onely">Only</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> call <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> what wine you please.

              Pray tell me where you left him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Sailor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> Fiall.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVas">Was</reg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> health? how did he fare?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why well.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> good <reg orig="newes">news</reg>, spend, <reg orig="revell">revel</reg>, and carouse,

              Your <reg orig="reckning's">reckoning is</reg> paid before-hand. <reg orig="I'me">I am</reg> <reg orig="extaside">ectasied</reg>,

              And my delights unbounded.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Did you love him?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Next <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my hopes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> heaven.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then change your mirth.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVhy">Why</reg>, as I take it, you told me he was well,

              And shall I not <reg orig="rejoyce">rejoice</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Hee's">He is</reg> well <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> heaven, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <reg orig="Mistrisse">Mistress</reg>, he is dead,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Hah">Ha</reg>, dead! <reg orig="was't">was it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> you said? <reg orig="Th'ast giv??">Thou hast given</reg> me, friend

              But one wound yet, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> but <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> word <reg orig="againe">again</reg>,

              And kill me out-right.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              He lives not.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And shall I? <reg orig="VVilt">Wilt</reg> thou not <reg orig="breake">break</reg> heart?

              Are these my ribs wrought out of <reg orig="brasse">brass</reg> or <reg orig="steele">steel</reg>,

              Thou canst not craze their <reg orig="barres">bars</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg> use patience, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> conquers all <reg orig="despaire">despair</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You advise well:

              I did but <reg orig="jeast">jest</reg> with sorrow: you may see

              I am now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> gentle temper.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="M">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              True, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="see't">see it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pray take the best <reg orig="roome">room</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the house, and there

              Call <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> what wine best <reg orig="tasts">tastes</reg> you: at my <reg orig="leasure">leisure</reg>

              <pb n="35"/>
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> visit you  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="L">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Sail.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> use your <reg orig="kindnesse">kindness</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> it should be my fate. <reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="sweet-hart">sweetheart</reg>

              I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> but <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> how thou <reg orig="becomst">becomest</reg> thy grave,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> would I lay <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> thee: <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> my wealth

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="injoy't">enjoy it</reg> without my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>. I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> now

              Study <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> die, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I may live with him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Goodlack.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The further I inquire, the more I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> my discomfort. If my discontinuance

              And change at Sea disguise me from <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> knowledge

              I shall have scope enough <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> prove <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> fully.

              This <reg orig="sadnesse">sadness</reg> argues she hath heard some <reg orig="newes">news</reg>

              Of my Friends death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              It cannot sure be true

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> he is dead, Death could not be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> envious

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> snatch him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his prime. I study <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> forget

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> was such a man.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If not impeach <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              My purpose is <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> marry <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

              If she deny me, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="conceale">conceal</reg> the <reg orig="VVill"><seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Will</seg></reg>,

              Or at the least make <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> compound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="halfe">half</reg>.

              Save you <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> Gentlewoman.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You are welcome sir.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> say <reg orig="there's">there is</reg> a whore here <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> draws wine,

              I am sharp set, and newly come from sea,

              And I would see the trash.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sure you mistake sir.

              If you desire attendance and some wine

              I can command you both. <reg orig="VVhere">Where</reg> be these <reg orig="boyes">boys</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Are you the <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I command the house.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Of what birth are you, <reg orig="pra'y">pray</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A Tanners daughter.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
             <reg orig="VVhere">Where</reg> borne?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="36"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> Somersetshire.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A <reg orig="trade-falne">trade-fallen</reg> Tanners daughter <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> brave:

              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> you have <reg orig="trickes">tricks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="compasse">compass</reg> these gay <reg orig="cloaths">clothes</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              None sir, but what are honest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVhat's">What is</reg> your name?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Besse Bridges</emph> most men call me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Y'are">You are</reg> a whore.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> fetch you wine <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wash your mouth,

              It is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="foule">foul</reg>, I <reg orig="feare't">fear it</reg> may fester else.

              There may be danger <reg orig="in't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not all this move <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> patience.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Good sir, at this time I am scarce  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> reason of a great and weighty <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> troubles me: but I should know <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Ring.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How, this, you baggage? It was never made

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> grace a strumpets finger.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pardon sir, I both must and <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> leave you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Did not this well? This <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="sticke">stick</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="stomack">stomach</reg>

              I could repent my wrongs done <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this maid:

              But <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> thus: if she still love him,

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="breake">break</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> heart-strings with some false report

              Of his <reg orig="unkindnesse">unkindness</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                You are welcome Gentleman: what wine <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>

                you <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg>? Claret, Metheglin, or <reg orig="Muskadine">Muscadine</reg>, <reg orig="Cyder">Cider</reg> or

                <reg orig="Pyrrey">Perry</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make you merry, Aragoosa, or Peter-see-mee,

                Canary or Charnico? But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your nose sir you should love

                a cup of Malmsey: you shall have a cup of the best <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Cornwaile.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Here's">Here is</reg> a brave drawer <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg> with his wine.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                But if you <reg orig="preferre">prefer</reg> the Frenchman before the

                Spaniard, you shall have either here of the <reg orig="deepe">deep</reg> red grape

                or the pallid white. You are a pretty tall Gentleman, you

                should love High-Country wine: none but <reg orig="Clarkes">Clerks</reg> and

                Sextons love Graves wine. Or are you a <reg orig="maried">married</reg> man, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>

                <pb n="37"/>
                furnish you with bastard, white or <reg orig="browne">brown</reg>, according <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg>

                the complexion of your bed-fellow.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You rogue, how many <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> of your <reg orig="prentiship">prenticeship</reg>

              Have you spent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> studying this set speech?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                The first line of my part was, Anon anon, sir: and

                the first question I <reg orig="answerd">answered</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, was logger-head, or blockhead,

                I know not whether.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg>, <reg orig="wheres">where is</reg> your <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Gone <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> chamber.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Set a pottle of <reg orig="Sacke">Sack</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="th'fire">the fire</reg>, and carry it into

                the next <reg orig="roome">room</reg>.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Score a pottle of <reg orig="Sacke">Sack</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="Crowne">Crown</reg>, and see at

                the <reg orig="barre">bar</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> some rotten <reg orig="egges">eggs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="burne">burn</reg> it: <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> must have

                one <reg orig="tricke">trick</reg> or other <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> vent away <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> bad commodities.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Besse with Spencers Picture.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> dye, and not vouchsafe some few commends

              Before his death, was most unkindly done.

              This Picture is more courteous: <reg orig="'twill">it <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not <reg orig="shrinke">shrink</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> twenty thousand kisses: <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> nor blush:

              Then thou shalt be my husband, and I vow

              Never <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> marry other.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Goodlacke.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Wheres">Where is</reg> this harlot?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You are immodest sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="presse">press</reg> thus rudely

              Into my private chamber.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pox of modesty

              When punks must have it mincing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <reg orig="mouthes">mouths</reg>.

              And have I found thee? then shalt hence with me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Rob me not of the chiefest wealth I have:

              Search all my trunks, take the best <reg orig="Iewels">Jewels</reg> there:

              Deprive me not <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> treasure, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="redeeme">redeem</reg> it

              With plate, and all the little <reg orig="coyne">coin</reg> I have,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> I make <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> still.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thinkst thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> bribes

              Can make me leave my friends <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Will</seg> <reg orig="unperform'd">unperformed</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="38"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What was <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Friend?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              One <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>, dead <reg orig="i'th"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg> Islands,

              Whose very last words uttered at his death

              Were these, If ever thou shalt come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Foy,

              Take thence my picture, and deface it quite:

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> let it not be said, my <reg orig="pourtrature">portraiture</reg>

              Shall grace a strumpets chamber.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
               <reg orig="Twas">It was</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>:

              You <reg orig="lye">lie</reg>, you are a <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>: <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

              <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="sinne">sin</reg> thus <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="bely">belie</reg> the dead:

              <reg orig="Hee">He</reg> knew if ever I would have <reg orig="transgrest">transgressed</reg>,

              <reg orig="'T">It</reg> had <reg orig="beene">been</reg> with him: he durst have <reg orig="sworne">sworn</reg> me chaste,

              And <reg orig="dyde">died</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="beliefe">belief</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Good.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Are you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="briefe">brief</reg>?

              Nay, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not trouble you: God <reg orig="b'oy">be with</reg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yet leave me still <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Picture, and <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg>

              You are a Gentleman, and cannot lie.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am inexorable.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Are you a Christian, have you any name

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> ever good man gave you?

              <reg orig="'Twas">It was</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> Saint you were <reg orig="call'd">called</reg> after. <reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> thy name?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              My name is <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Thomas Good</emph> -  

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I can see <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> good <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee, Race <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> syllable

              Out of thy name.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC"><reg orig="Goodlacke's">Goodlack is</reg></emph> my name.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I cry you mercy sir: I now remember you,

              You were my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencers</emph> friend, and I am <reg orig="sory">sorry</reg>,

              Because he <reg orig="lov'd">loved</reg> you, I have <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> harsh:

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> whose sake, I <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg> ere you <reg orig="take't">take it</reg> hence,

              I may but take my leave <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="You'l">You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="returne">return</reg> it?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              As I am chaste I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> once <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> trust you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> thou the perfect semblance of my Love,

              And all <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> left of him, take one sweet <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg>,

              As my last farewell. Thou resemblest him

              <pb n="39"/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> whose sweet safety I was every morning

              <reg orig="Downe">Down</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my knees, and with the <reg orig="Larkes">Lark's</reg> sweet tunes

              I did begin my prayers: and when sad <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>

              Had <reg orig="charm'd">charmed</reg> all eyes, when none save the bright <reg orig="starres">stars</reg>

              Were <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> and waking, I <reg orig="remembred">remembered</reg> thee,

              But all, all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> purpose.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sure, most sure, this cannot be dissembled.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> thee I have <reg orig="beene">been</reg> constant <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thine absence,

              And when I <reg orig="look'd">looked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> this painted <reg orig="peece">piece</reg>

              <reg orig="Remembred">Remembered</reg> thy last rules and principles:

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> thee I have given <reg orig="almes">alms</reg>, visited prisons,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> Gentlemen and passengers lent <reg orig="coyne">coin</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> if they ever had <reg orig="abilitie">ability</reg>

              They might <reg orig="repay't">repay it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>: yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this,

              All this, and more, I cannot have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much

              As this <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> table.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">G.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I should question truth, if I should wrong this creature.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am <reg orig="resolv'd">resolved</reg>.

              See sir, this Picture I restore you <reg orig="backe">back</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> since it was his <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> you should take hence,

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not wrong the dead.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              God be <reg orig="w'you">with you</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              One word more.

              <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> you say was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="unkinde">unkind</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> death.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I tell you true.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg> you even <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="goodnesse">goodness</reg> sake

              Since you were one <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> he <reg orig="intirely">entirely</reg> <reg orig="lov'd">loved</reg>,

              If you some few <reg orig="dayes">days</reg> hence <reg orig="here">hear</reg> me <reg orig="expir'd">expired</reg>,

              You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="mongst">amongst</reg> other good men, and <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> people

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> haply may <reg orig="misse">miss</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, grace me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much

              As follow me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="th'grave">the grave</reg>. This if you promise,

              You shall not be the least of all my friends

              <reg orig="Remembred">Remembered</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>. Now fare you well.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Had I a heart of flint or adamant

              It would relent at this. My <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>,

              I have better <reg orig="tydings">tidings</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="40"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> restore my Picture? <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yes, and more <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>,

              This Ring from my friends finger sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you,

              With infinite commends.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You change my blood.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              These writings are the evidence of Lands,

              Five hundred pound <reg orig="ayeare's">a year is</reg> <reg orig="bequeath'd">bequeathed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you,

              Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I here <reg orig="possesse">possess</reg> you: all is yours.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This <reg orig="surplussage">surplusage</reg> of love, hath made my <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> was but great before: now infinite.

              It may be <reg orig="compast">compassed</reg>: <reg orig="there's">there is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this my purpose

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="impossibilitie">impossibility</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What study you?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Foure">Four</reg> thousand pound besides this <reg orig="Legacie">Legacy</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="Iewels">Jewels</reg>, gold, and silver I can make,

              And every man <reg orig="discharg'd">discharged</reg>. I am <reg orig="resolv'd">resolved</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be a <reg orig="patterne">pattern</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all <reg orig="Maides">Maids</reg> hereafter

              Of constancy <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> love.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">G.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sweet <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you command my service,

              Is <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> succeed your <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his Love,

              I would expose me wholly <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your wishes.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Alas my love <reg orig="sleepes">sleeps</reg> with him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his grave,

              And cannot thence be <reg orig="wakend">wakened</reg>: yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his sake

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> impart a secret <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your trust,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg>, saving you, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="mortall">mortal</reg> should partake.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Both <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his love and yours, command my service.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="There's">There is</reg> a prise

              Brought into Famouth Road, a good tight <reg orig="Vessell">Vessel</reg>,

              The <reg orig="Bottome">Bottom</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> but cost eight hundred pound,

              You shall have money: buy it.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> what end?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> you shall know hereafter. Furnish <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>

              With all provision <reg orig="needfull">needful</reg>: spare <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> cost:

              And <reg orig="joyne">join</reg> with you a <reg orig="ginge">ging</reg> of lusty <reg orig="ladds">lads</reg>,

              Such as <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> bravely man <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>: all the charge

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> commit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you: and when <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> fitted,

              <pb n="41"/>
              <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> she is thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I sound it not.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Spare me the rest. This voyage I intend,

              Though some may blame, all Lovers <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> commend.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
        </div2>
      </div1>
      <div1 type="act" n="4">
        <div2 n="1" type="scene">
          <stage>After an Alarmne, Enter a Spanish Captaine, with Saylors,
bringing in a Merchant, Spencer, and the Surgion prisoners.</stage>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spaniard.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAP"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg></emph> Fialls <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>, and <reg orig="spoile">spoil</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="th'English">the English</reg> done,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> part <reg orig="reveng'd">revenged</reg>. <reg orig="There's">There is </reg> not a <reg orig="Vessell">Vessel</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> 
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> top <reg orig="S">Saint</reg>. <emph rend="ITALIC">Georges</emph> <reg orig="Crosse">Cross</reg>,

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> act shall suffer.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AE">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merchant.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Insult not Spaniard,

              Nor be too proud, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="oddes">odds</reg> of Ships,

              Provision, men, and powder <reg orig="mad'st">madest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg>.

              Had you come one <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> one, or made assault

              With reasonable advantage, <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this

              Had made the <reg orig="carkasse">carcass</reg> of your ship your graves,

              Low <reg orig="suncke">sunk</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Seas <reg orig="bottome">bottom</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Englishman, thy ship shall <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> pillage,

              These prisoners <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> strongest Hold,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> pay <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> other <reg orig="ransome">ransom</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> their lives.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Degenerate Spaniard, <reg orig="there's">there is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="noblesse">nobleness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> threaten men <reg orig="unarm'd">unarmed</reg> and miserable,

              Thou mightst as well tread <reg orig="ore">over</reg> a field of slaughter,

              And kill them <reg orig="ore">over</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> are already <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg>,

              And brag thy manhood.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sirrah, what are you?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spen.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thy <reg orig="equall">equal</reg> as I am a prisoner,

              But once <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> stay a better man <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou,

              <pb n="42"/>
              A Gentleman <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my Country.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Wert thou not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> have <reg orig="strappadoes">strappados</reg>, bolts,

              And engines <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="Maine-mast-fastened">Main-mast-fastened</reg>,

              Can make you gentle.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Spaniard <reg orig="doe">do</reg> thy worst, thou canst not act

              More tortures <reg orig="then">than</reg> my courage is able <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> endure.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              These Englishmen

              Nothing can daunt them; Even <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> misery

              <reg orig="They'l">They <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not regard their masters.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Masters! Insulting bragging <emph rend="ITALIC">Thrasoes</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Flourish</stage>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              His <reg orig="sawcinesse">sauciness</reg> <reg orig="wee'l"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> punish <reg orig="'bove">above</reg> the rest.

              About their censures <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> next devise,

              And now towards <reg orig="Spaine">Spain</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> brave English prise.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Besse, Mayor, Alderman, Clem. A table set out, and stooles.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A Table and some <reg orig="stooles">stools</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Cl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> give you occasion <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> ease your <reg orig="tailes">tails</reg> presently.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Will't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> it</reg> please you sit?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              With all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> hearts, and <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Fetch me <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> parchment <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my Closet window.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Cl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The three sheep-skins with the wrong side outward

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> with the <reg orig="seale">seal</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I hope it is my Indenture, and now <reg orig="shee">she</reg> <reg orig="meanes">means</reg>

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> give me my time.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="W">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alder.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And now you are alone, <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Elzabeth</emph>

              I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> it good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> taste you with a motion.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> way can displease you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pray <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="W">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alder.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'T">It</reg> hath <reg orig="pleas'd">pleased</reg> here Master Mayor <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> far <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> look

              Into your <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> demeanour, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> he <reg orig="thinkes">thinks</reg> you

              A fit match <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his <reg orig="Sonne">Son</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Clem with the parchment.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Here's">Here is</reg> the parchment, but if it  <reg orig="bee">be</reg> the lease of

                your house, I can assure you <reg orig="'tis">it is</reg> out.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="43"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> are not expired.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, but it is out of your Closet.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              About your <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Cl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Here's">Here is</reg> even <emph rend="ITALIC">Susanna</emph> <reg orig="bewixt">betwixt</reg> the two wicked elders.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="W">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ald.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> you <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Elzabeth</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> you.

              And how much I <reg orig="esteeme">esteem</reg> this <reg orig="goodnesse">goodness</reg> from you

              The trust I shall commit unto your charge

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> truly <reg orig="witnes">witness</reg>. Marry, gentle Sir!

              <reg orig="'Las">Alas</reg> I have sadder <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hand,

              <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> sprightly marriage, <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg> these my <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>.

              Pray <reg orig="reade">read</reg> there.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Maior.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                The last <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">Will</seg> and Testament of <emph rend="ITALIC">Elzabeth Bridges</emph>

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be committed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the trust of the Mayor and Aldermen

                of Foy, and their Successors <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> ever.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> set <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <reg orig="yong">young</reg> beginners <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their trade, a thousand pound

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> relieve such as have had <reg orig="losse">loss</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Sea, 500 pound.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> every Maid <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> married out of Foy,

              Whose <reg orig="name's">name is</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Elzabeth</emph> ten pound.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> relieve maimed <reg orig="Souldiers">Soldiers</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="yeare">year</reg> ten pound.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Goodlacke</emph>, if <reg orig="hee">he</reg> shall <reg orig="performe">perform</reg>

              The <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> <reg orig="imployed">employed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, five hundred pound.

              The Legacies <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> thus <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> stand,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> number all the poorest of his kin,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bestow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> them. Item <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> -  

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Enough: you see sir I am now too <reg orig="poore">poor</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> bring a dowry with me fit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You want a president, you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> abound

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="charitie">charity</reg> and <reg orig="goodnesse">goodness</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All my servants

              I leave at your discretions <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> dispose

              Not one but I have left some <reg orig="Legacie">Legacy</reg>.

              What shall become of me, or what I purpose

              Spare further <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> enquire.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AA">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mayor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> take <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> leaves.

              And prove <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you <reg orig="faithfull">faithful</reg> Executors.

              <pb n="44"/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this bequest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="W">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alder.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Let never such <reg orig="despaire">despair</reg>,

              As dying rich, shall make the <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> their <reg orig="heyre">heir</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why what is all the wealth the world <reg orig="containes">contains</reg>,

              Without my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Roughman and Forset.</stage>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Wheres">Where is</reg> my sweet <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

              Shall I become a welcome <reg orig="suiter">suitor</reg> now?

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I have <reg orig="chang'd">changed</reg> my <reg orig="Copie">Copy</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I joy <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> it.

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <reg orig="imployment">employment</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Goodlacke, Sailors, and Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A gallant ship, and wondrous proudly <reg orig="trim'd">trimmed</reg>,

              Well <reg orig="calkt">caulked</reg>, well tackled, every way <reg orig="prepar'd">prepared</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Here then <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> mourning <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a season end.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, shall strike <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>? say the word,

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> have him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="eares">ears</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the world.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What saith <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> fellow?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              He desires your love, good Captain let him <reg orig="ha'it">have it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then change a hand.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Resolve me all. I am bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> a voyage,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this adventure take such part,

              As I  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> shall <reg orig="doe">do</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              With my <reg orig="fayre">fair</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the worlds end.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> and <reg orig="Lieftenant">Lieutenant</reg> both, <reg orig="joine">join</reg> hands,

              Such are your places now.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg></reg> two are friends.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I next must <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> you two, with all your <reg orig="ginge">ging</reg>

              True <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> some articles you must observe,

              Reserving <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg>  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> a prime command,

              Whilst I <reg orig="injoyne">enjoin</reg> nothing unreasonable.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All this is granted.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then first, you said your ship was trim and gay,

              <pb n="45"/>
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="pitcht">pitched</reg> all <reg orig="ore">over</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> spot of white,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> colour <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="Saile">Sail</reg> but <reg orig="blacke">black</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> Flag but sable.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Twill">It <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be ominous, and bode disaster fortune.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="ha'it">have it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why then she shall be <reg orig="pitcht">pitched</reg> <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> as the devil,

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              She shall be <reg orig="call'd">called</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">The Negro</emph>, when you know

              My conceit, <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>, you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> <reg orig="for't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roug.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But whither are <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> bound?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pardon me <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>.

              When <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> are out at sea <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell you all.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> wearing I have rich <reg orig="apparell">apparel</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> man or woman as occasion serves.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                But <reg orig="Mistrisse">Mistress</reg>, if you be going <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sea, what shall

                become of me aland.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> give thee thy full time.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                And shall I take time, when time is, and let my

                <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> slip away. <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, it shall be <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my teeth are

                as strong <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="grinde">grind</reg> <reg orig="bisket">biscuit</reg> as the best sailor of them all, and

                my <reg orig="stomacke">stomach</reg> as able <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> digest <reg orig="pouderd">powdered</reg> <reg orig="beefe">beef</reg> and <reg orig="Poore-john">Poor-john</reg>.

                Shall I stay here <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="scoare">score</reg> a pudding <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="Halfe-moone">Half moon</reg>,

                and see my <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> at the <reg orig="Maine">Main</reg> yard with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg>

                <reg orig="sailes">sails</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>, and spread. <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> it shall be <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> have

                <reg orig="beene">been</reg> brought <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> draw wine, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> see what water the

                ship <reg orig="drawes">draws</reg>, or <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="beray">bewray</reg> the Voyage.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                If thou hast <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much courage, the <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> shall

                accept thee.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                If I have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much courage? When did you see

                a <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> beard with a white <reg orig="lyvor">liver</reg>, or a little fellow without

                a tall <reg orig="stomacke">stomach</reg>. I doubt not but <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> prove an honour

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all the Drawers <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Cornwall.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What now <reg orig="remaines">remains</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <reg orig="assotiate">associate</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this bold enterprise.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Most gladly sir.

              And now <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="number's">number is</reg> full, <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be done.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              First, at my charge <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> feast the <reg orig="towne">town</reg> of Foy,

              <pb n="46"/>
              Then set the <reg orig="Cellers">Cellars</reg> ope, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> these my Mates

              May <reg orig="quaffe">quaff</reg> unto the health of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="boone">boon</reg> voyage,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="needfull">needful</reg> things being once <reg orig="convay'd">conveyed</reg> aboard,

              Then casting <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> caps <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="signe">sign</reg> of joy,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> purpose is <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bid farewell <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Foy.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Hoboyes long.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Mullisheg. Bashaw Alcade, and Ioffer: with other Attendants.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mullish.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Out of these bloody and intestine <reg orig="broiles">broils</reg>

              <reg orig="Wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg></reg> have at length <reg orig="attain'd">attained</reg> a <reg orig="fort'nate">fortunate</reg> peace,

              And now at last <reg orig="establisht">established</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Throne

              Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> great Ancestors, and <reg orig="raigne">reign</reg> King

              Of <reg orig="Fesse">Fosse</reg> and great Morocco.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcade.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Mighty <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>,

              Pride of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> age, and glory of the <reg orig="Moores">Moors</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> whose victorious hand all Barbary

              Is <reg orig="conquer'd">conquered</reg>, <reg orig="aw'd">awed</reg>, and <reg orig="swai'd">swayed</reg>: behold thy <reg orig="vassalls">vassals</reg>

              With loud applauses greet thy victory.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>shout. flourish.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> the slaughtered bodies of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> foes,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> mount <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> high <reg orig="Tribunall">Tribunal</reg>, and being sole

              <reg orig="VVithout">Without</reg> competitor, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> now have <reg orig="leasure">leisure</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> stablish <reg orig="lawes">laws</reg> first <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Kingdomes">Kingdoms</reg> <reg orig="safetie">safety</reg>,

              The <reg orig="inriching">enriching</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="publique">public</reg> Treasury,

              And last <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> state and pleasure: then give order

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> all such Christian Merchants as have <reg orig="traffique">traffic</reg>

              And <reg orig="freedome">freedom</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Country, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="conceale">conceal</reg>

              The least part of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Custome">Custom</reg> due <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>,

              Shall forfeit ship and goods.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Z">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              There are appointed

              <reg orig="Vnto">Unto</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> purpose <reg orig="carefull">careful</reg> officers.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Those forfeitures must help <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> furnish <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>

              <reg orig="Th'exhausted">The exhausted</reg> treasure <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> wars <reg orig="consum'd">consumed</reg>,

              Part of such profits as accrue <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> way

              <reg orig="VVe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg></reg> have already tasted.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="47"/>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> most fit,

              Those Christians <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="reape">reap</reg> profit: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Land

              Should contribute unto <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> great a <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Alcade</emph>, They shall. 
            But <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> the style of King

              <reg orig="VVithout">Without</reg> his pleasure? <reg orig="Finde">Find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> concubines,

              The <reg orig="fayrest">fairest</reg> Christian <reg orig="Damsells">Damsels</reg> you can hire,

              Or buy <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> gold: the <reg orig="loueliest">loveliest</reg> of the <reg orig="Moores">Moors</reg>

              <reg orig="VVe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg></reg> can command, and Negroes every where:

              Italians, French, and Dutch, <reg orig="choise">choice</reg> Turkish <reg orig="Girles">Girls</reg>

              Must fill <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Alkedavy, the great <reg orig="Pallace">Palace</reg>,

              Where <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph> now <reg orig="daines">deigns</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> his Court.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Z">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioffer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> else are worthy <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be Libertines,

              But such as <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> the Sword?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Ioffer</emph>, Thou pleasest <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>.

              If Kings <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> earth be termed <reg orig="Demi-gods">Demigods</reg>,

              Why should <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> not make here <reg orig="terrestriall">terrestrial</reg> heaven?

              <reg orig="VVe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg></reg> can, <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> God shall be <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> pleasure,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Mecan Prophet</emph> warrants <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>.

              And now the <reg orig="musicke">music</reg> of the Drums surcease,

              <reg orig="Wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="learne">learn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> dance <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the soft tunes of peace.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Hoboyes.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Besse like a Sea-captaine, Goodlacke, Roughman, Forset, and Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Good morrow <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>. <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> this last Sea-fight

              <reg orig="VVas">Was</reg> gallantly <reg orig="perform'd">performed</reg>. It did me good

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> see the Spanish <reg orig="Carveile">Caravel</reg> <reg orig="vaile">veil</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> top

              <reg orig="Vnto">Unto</reg> my Maiden Flag. <reg orig="VVhere">Where</reg> ride <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> now?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Among the Islands.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="VVhat">What</reg> coast is this <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> now descry from <reg orig="farre">far</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yon <reg orig="Fort's">Fort is</reg> <reg orig="call'd">called</reg> Fiall.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Is <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> the place where <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencers</emph> body lies?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Yes, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> yon Church <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> buried.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then know, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this place was my voyage bound

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> fetch the body of my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> thence.

              <pb n="48"/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> Country <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> erect a <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg>,

              And lasting monument, where when I die

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> the same bed of earth my bones may <reg orig="lye">lie</reg>.

              Then all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> love me, <reg orig="arme">arm</reg> and make <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> shore,

              Yours be the <reg orig="spoile">spoil</reg>, be mine, I crave <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              May <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> man dye derided and <reg orig="accurst">accursed</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not follow where a woman <reg orig="leades">leads</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Roughman</emph>, you are too rash, and <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg> ill,

              Have not the Spaniards <reg orig="fortifide">fortified</reg> the <reg orig="towne">town</reg>?

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Ginge">Ging</reg> <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> are but sixty five.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Come, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make one.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Attend me good Lieutenant,

              And sweet <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, listen what I have <reg orig="devis'd">devised</reg>,

              With ten tall <reg orig="Fellowes">Fellows</reg> I have <reg orig="man'd">manned</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Boat,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> see what <reg orig="stragling">straggling</reg> Spaniards they can take.

              And see where <emph rend="ITALIC">Forset</emph> is <reg orig="return'd">returned</reg> with prisoners.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Forset with two Spaniards.</stage>
          <sp who="D">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Fors.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              These Spaniards <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="breake">break</reg> of day <reg orig="surpris'd">surprised</reg>,

              As they were ready <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take boat <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Fishing.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Spaniards, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> your lives resolve <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> truly

              How <reg orig="strong's">strong is</reg> the <reg orig="Towne">Town</reg> and Fort.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Since English <emph rend="ITALIC">Rawleigh</emph> wan and <reg orig="spoil'd">spoiled</reg> it first,

              The <reg orig="Towne's">Town is</reg> <reg orig="reedifide">re-edified</reg>, and Fort new built,

              And <reg orig="foure">four</reg> <reg orig="Field-peeces">Field-pieces</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Block-house <reg orig="lye">lie</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> the Harbours mouth.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> one ship <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> these?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Was there not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the time of their <reg orig="aboad">abode</reg>

              A Gentleman <reg orig="call'd">called</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> <reg orig="buryed">buried</reg> there

              Within the Church, whom some report was <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg>,

              Or <reg orig="perisht">perished</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a wound?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Indeed there was,

              And <reg orig="ore">over</reg> him <reg orig="rais'd">raised</reg> a goodly monument,

              But when the English Navy were <reg orig="sail'd">sailed</reg> thence,

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> the Spaniards did <reg orig="possesse">possess</reg> the <reg orig="Towne">Town</reg>,

              Because they held him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> an <reg orig="Heretike">Heretic</reg>,

              They straight <reg orig="remov'd">removed</reg> his body from the Church.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="49"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And would the tyrants be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> uncharitable

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> wrong the dead? where did they then bestow him?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              They <reg orig="buryed">buried</reg> him <reg orig="ith"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg> fields.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> still more <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> ought the field, <reg orig="doubtfull">doubtful</reg> his <reg orig="corne">corn</reg>

              Would never prosper whilst an <reg orig="hereticks">heretics</reg> body

              Lay there, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> made petition <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Church

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="ha'it">have it</reg> <reg orig="digd">digged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> and burnt, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> it was.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="What's">What is</reg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> loves me would <reg orig="perswade">persuade</reg> me live,

              Not rather <reg orig="leape">leap</reg> <reg orig="ore">over</reg> hatches into <reg orig="th'Sea">the Sea</reg>:

              Yet ere I die I hope <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="reveng'd">revenged</reg>

              <reg orig="Vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg></reg> some Spaniards <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencers</emph> wrong.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> first begin with these.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="'Las">Alas</reg> these <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> slaves! besides their <reg orig="pardond">pardoned</reg> lives

              One give them money. And Spaniards where you come,

              Pray <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse Bridges</emph>, and <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> well <reg orig="o'th">of the </reg> English.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> shall.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> mourning <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> into revenge,

              And since the Church hath <reg orig="censur'd">censured</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>,

              Bestow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the Church some few cast <reg orig="Peeces">Pieces</reg>,

              Command the Gunner <reg orig="do't">do it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And if he can <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> batter it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the earth.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>A Peece.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Clem falling for haste.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A <reg orig="Saile">Sail</reg>, a <reg orig="Saile">Sail</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              From whence?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                A pox <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> yon Gunner, could he not <reg orig="giue">give</reg> warning

                before he had shot?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Why I <reg orig="prethee">prithee</reg>?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Why? I was sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the top-mast <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> watch, and

                there I fell fast <reg orig="asleepe">asleep</reg>. Bounce quoth the guns, <reg orig="downe">down</reg>

                tumbles <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>, and if <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> chance my feet had not hung <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>

                the tackles, you must have sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> England <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a bone-setter,

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> my <reg orig="necke">neck</reg> had <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="pittifull">pitiful</reg> taking,

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou <reg orig="toldst">toldest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> of a <reg orig="Saile">Sail</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="50"/>
          <stage>Enter Sailer above.</stage>
          <sp who="AD">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Sailor.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Arme">Arm</reg> Gentlemen, a gallant ship of <reg orig="warre">war</reg>

              Makes with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> full <reg orig="sailes">sails</reg> this way: <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> it <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg>

              Hath <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> a <reg orig="Barke">Bark</reg> of England.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> rescue.

              Or perish <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="th'adventure">the adventure</reg>. You have <reg orig="sworne">sworn</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="howsoere">howsoever</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> conquer or <reg orig="miscary">miscarry</reg>

              Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="reveale">reveal</reg> my sex.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="X">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">All.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg></reg> have.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your Countries <reg orig="honor">honour</reg>, my revenge,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> your <reg orig="owne">own</reg> fame, and hope of golden <reg orig="spoile">spoil</reg>,

              Stand bravely <reg orig="to't"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it</reg>. The manage of the fight

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Go.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then now <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> with your fights,  let your <reg orig="ensignes">ensigns</reg>

              <reg orig="Blest">Blessed</reg> with <reg orig="S">Saint</reg>. <emph rend="ITALIC">Georges</emph> <reg orig="Crosse">Cross</reg>, play with the <reg orig="windes">winds</reg>.

              <reg orig="Faire">Fair</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> you your cabin.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> you wrong me, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> face the fight,

              And where the bullets sing <reg orig="loudst">loudest</reg> <reg orig="'bout">about</reg> mine <reg orig="eares">ears</reg>,

              There shall you <reg orig="finde">find</reg> me <reg orig="chearing">cheering</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> my men.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This wench would of a coward make an <emph rend="ITALIC">Hercules</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Trumpets a charge, and with your whistles shrill

              Sound <reg orig="boatswaynes">boatswains</reg> an alarum <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your mates.

              With <reg orig="musicke">music</reg> <reg orig="cheare">cheer</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> their <reg orig="astonisht">astonished</reg> <reg orig="soules">souls</reg>,

              The whilst the <reg orig="thundring">thundering</reg> Ordnance <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> the Base.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> fight against the Spaniards <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> desire,

              <reg orig="Alarme">Alarm</reg> Trumpets.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Alarme.</stage>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Gunners straight give fire.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Shot.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Goodlacke hurt. Besse, Roughman, Forset, Clem.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am shot and can <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> longer man the <reg orig="Decke">Deck</reg>,

              Yet let not my wound daunt your courage mates.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> every drop of blood <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> thou hast shed,

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> have a Spaniards life. Advance your Targets,

              And now cry all, <reg orig="Boord">Board</reg>, <reg orig="boord">board</reg>, <reg orig="amaine">amain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> England.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Alarme.</stage>
          <pb n="51"/>
          <stage>Enter with victory Besse, Roughman, Forset, Clem, &c. The Spaniards Prisoners.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How is it with the <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Nothing dangerous,

              But being shot <reg orig="ith'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the </reg> thigh <reg orig="hee">he</reg> <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> his Cabin,

              And cannot rise <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> greet your victory.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              He stood it bravely out whilst he could stand.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> these Spaniards, now you <emph rend="ITALIC">Don Diegoes</emph>,

              You <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> made <emph rend="ITALIC">Paules</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="stinke">stink</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Before <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> further censure them, <reg orig="let's">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> know

              What English prisoners they have here <reg orig="aboord">aboard</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="U">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Span.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You may command them all. <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> were now

              Lords <reg orig="ouer">over</reg> them, Fortune hath made your slaves,

              Release <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> prisoners.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Had my <reg orig="captaine">captain</reg> <reg orig="dide">died</reg>

              Not one proud Spaniard had <reg orig="escap'd">escaped</reg> with life,

              Your ship is forfeit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>, and your goods.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> live. Give him his long <reg orig="Boate">Boat</reg>: him and his

              Set safe ashore; and pray <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> English <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Sp.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I know not whom you <reg orig="meane">mean</reg>, but <reg orig="bee't">be it</reg> your <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>

              Famous <emph rend="ITALIC">Elizabeth</emph>, I shall report

              She and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> subjects both are <reg orig="mercifull">merciful</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Roughman, with the Merchant and Spencer.</stage>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Whence are you sir? and whither were you bound?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AE">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am a London bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Barbary,

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this Spanish <reg orig="Man-of-warre">Man-of-war</reg> <reg orig="surpris'd">surprised</reg>,

              <reg orig="Pillag'd">Pillaged</reg> and <reg orig="captiv'd">captived</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> much <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> you,

              What <reg orig="losse">loss</reg> you have <reg orig="sustain'd">sustained</reg>, this Spanish prey

              Shall make good <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the utmost farthing.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AE">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> lives, and all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> fortunes whatsoever

              Are wholly at your service.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              These Gentlemen have been dejected long,

              Let me peruse them all, and give them money

              <pb n="52"/>
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> health, and pray forget not Sirs,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> pray <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> -  Hold, support me, or I faint.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What sudden unexpected <reg orig="extasie">ecstasy</reg>

              Disturbs your conquest.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Interrupt me not,

              But give me way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Heavens sake.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I have <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> a face ere now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="yong">young</reg> Gentleman,

              But not remember where.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But he was <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg>,

              Lay buried <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> yon Church, and thence <reg orig="remov'd">removed</reg>,

              <reg orig="Denyde">Denied</reg> all Christian rights, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> an <reg orig="Infidell">Infidel</reg>

              <reg orig="Confinde">Confined</reg> unto the fields, and thence <reg orig="digd">digged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>,

              His body after death had <reg orig="martyrdome">martyrdom</reg>:

              All these assure me <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> his shadow dogs me,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> some most just revenge thus <reg orig="farre">far</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Sea.

              Is it because the Spaniards <reg orig="scap'd">scaped</reg> with life,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> were <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> after death

              Thou <reg orig="hauntst">hauntest</reg> me thus? Sweet ghost thy rage <reg orig="forbeare">forbear</reg>,

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> revenge thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the next <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="seaze">seize</reg>.

              I am <reg orig="amaz'd">amazed</reg>, this sight <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not endure.

              <reg orig="Sleepe">Sleep</reg>, <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>, <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> ghost, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> thy revenge is sure.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roug.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Forset</emph>, convey the owner <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his cabin.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I pray sir what young Gentleman is <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Hee's">He is</reg> both the owner of the ship and goods,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> some reasons hath his name <reg orig="conceal'd">concealed</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Me thinke">Methinks</reg> he <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his eyes

              Lives the first love <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> did my heart surprise.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Come Gentlemen, first make your losses good

              Out of this Spanish prize. <reg orig="Let's">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> then divide

              Both <reg orig="severall">several</reg> <reg orig="wayes">ways</reg>, and heavens be <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> guide.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="AE">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Merc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> towards Mamorrah.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Florish.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Chorus.</stage>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Roughm.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> where the Fates <reg orig="doe">do</reg> please,

              Till <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> have tract a <reg orig="wildernesse">wilderness</reg> of Seas.

              
              <pb n="53"/>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> Stage <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> lamely can <reg orig="expresse">express</reg> a Sea,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are <reg orig="forst">forced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Chorus</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> discourse

              What should have <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> action. Now imagine

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> passion <reg orig="ore">over</reg>, and <emph rend="ITALIC">Goodlacke</emph> well <reg orig="recoverd">recovered</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> had he not been wounded and <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>,

              Had sure <reg orig="descride">descried</reg> him. Much prise they have <reg orig="tane">ta'en</reg>,

              The French and Dutch she spares, <reg orig="onely">only</reg> makes <reg orig="spoile">spoil</reg>

              Of the rich Spaniard, and the barbarous <reg orig="Turke">Turk</reg>.

              And now <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> fame <reg orig="growes">grows</reg> great <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> all these seas.

              Suppose <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> rich, and <reg orig="forst">forced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> want of water

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> put into Mamorrah <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Barbary,

              Where wearied with the habit of a man,

              She was <reg orig="discoverd">discovered</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="Moores">Moors</reg> <reg orig="aboord">aboard</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> told it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the amorous King of Fesse,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> before had English Lady <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>.

              He sends <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> shore, how he receives <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,

              How she and <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> meet, must next succeed.

              Sit patient then, when these are fully told,

              Some may hap say, I, <reg orig="there's">there is</reg> a <reg orig="Girle">Girl</reg> worth gold.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exeunt.</stage>
          <stage>Act long.</stage>
        </div2>
      </div1>
      <div1 type="act" n="5">
        <div2 n="1" type="scene">
          <stage>Enter Mullisheg, Alcade, Ioffer, and Attendants, &c.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="SMCAP"><reg orig="Bvt">But</reg></emph> was she of such presence?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="decribe">describe</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> were <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make eloquence dumb

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Well habited?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> beheld a beauty more <reg orig="compleat">complete</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou hast <reg orig="inflam'd">inflamed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> spirits. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> England borne?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="54"/>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> reported.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              How <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> ship?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I never saw a braver <reg orig="Vessell">Vessel</reg> <reg orig="saile">sail</reg>,

              And she is <reg orig="call'd">called</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">The Negro</emph>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Ominous

              Perhaps <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> good fate, She <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <emph rend="ITALIC">Negro</emph>

              Hath <reg orig="sail'd">sailed</reg> thus <reg orig="farre">far</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg> with a Moore.

              But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the motion made <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> come ashore,

              How did she relish <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I <reg orig="promist">promised</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> large reward

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="winne">win</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it, and this day he hath <reg orig="promist">promised</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> bring me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> free answer.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter a Moore.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              When he comes

              Give him the entertainment of a Prince.

              The <reg orig="newes">news</reg> with thee?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="V">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Moore.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              The <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> of <emph rend="ITALIC">The Negro</emph> craves admittance

              <reg orig="Vnto">Unto</reg> your <reg orig="Highnesse">Highness</reg> presence.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A Guard attend him, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> noblest Bashawes

              Conduct him safe where <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="parly">parley</reg> him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Flowrish.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Goodlacke, and Roughman.</stage>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Long live the high and mighty King of Fesse.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If thou <reg orig="bringst">bringest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> then dost thou bring me life.

              Say, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> she come?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              She <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> my Lord, but yet conditionally

              She may be free from violence.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the mighty Prophet <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> adore,

              She shall live Lady of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> free desires,

              <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> love, not force, must quench <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> amorous fires.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> conduct <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your presence straight.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Hoboyes.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Besse Bridges vail'd, Goodlack, Roughman, Forset, and Moores.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> have banquets, revels, and what not

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="entertaine">entertain</reg> this stranger.

              A goodly presence! <reg orig="why's">why is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> beauty <reg orig="vail'd">veiled</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="55"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Long live the King of Fesse.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am <reg orig="amaz'd">amazed</reg>,

              This is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="mortall">mortal</reg> creature I behold,

              But some bright <reg orig="Angell">Angel</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is <reg orig="dropt">dropped</reg> from heaven,

              Sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> prophet. <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>, let me thus

              <reg orig="Imbrace">Embrace</reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>. Load him with gold

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> this great favour.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>, touch it not.

              Know King of Fesse my followers want <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> gold,

              I <reg orig="onely">only</reg> came <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my pleasure,

              And <reg orig="shew">show</reg> thee, what these say thou never <reg orig="saw'st">sawest</reg>,

              A woman borne <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> England.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> English earth may well be <reg orig="term'd">termed</reg> a heaven,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="breedes">breeds</reg> such divine beauties. Make me sure

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> thou art <reg orig="mortall">mortal</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> one friendly touch.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Keepe">Keep</reg> off: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> till thou <reg orig="swearst">swearest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my demands

              I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> commerce with <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>,

              But leave thee as I came.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Were't">Were it</reg> <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> my <reg orig="Kingdome">Kingdom</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg>, <reg orig="beautious">beauteous</reg> English Virgin, thou shalt have.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> <reg orig="reade">read</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                First, <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> and hers <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> leave the Land

                at <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> pleasure.

                Next, safe conduct <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> and from <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> ship at <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="owne">own</reg>

                discretion.

                Thirdly, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be free from all violence, <reg orig="eyther">either</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the King

                or any of his people.

              
                Fourthly, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> allow <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> mariners fresh victuals <reg orig="aboord">aboard</reg>.

              
                <reg orig="Fiftly">Firstly</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> offer <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> further violence <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> person, <reg orig="then">than</reg>

                what <reg orig="hee">he</reg> <reg orig="seekes">seeks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> kingly usage, and free <reg orig="intreaty">entreaty</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> these I vow and <reg orig="seale">seal</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              These being <reg orig="assur'd">assured</reg>

              Your <reg orig="courtship's">courtship is</reg> free, and henceforth <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="secur'd">secured</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Say Gentlemen of England, <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> your fashion

              And <reg orig="garbe">garb</reg> of entertainment?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> first greeting

              <pb n="56"/>
              Begins still <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the lips.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Fayre">Fair</reg> creature, shall I be <reg orig="immortaliz'd">immortalised</reg>

              With <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> high favour?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> immodest thing

              You <reg orig="aske">ask</reg>, nor shame, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> a King.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> hath all my <reg orig="vitalls">vitals</reg> <reg orig="extaside">ectasied</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rou.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Captain this king is mightily <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> love. <reg orig="VVel">Well</reg> let <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>

              <reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> as she list, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make use of his bounty.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> should be mad men else.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mullish.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Grace me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much as take your seat <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg> commanded.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sweet, your age?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not fully yet <reg orig="seaventeene">seventeen</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mu.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              But how your birth? how came you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this wealth,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> have such Gentlemen at your command?

              And what your cause of <reg orig="travell">travel</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Mighty Prince,

              If you desire <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see me beat my <reg orig="brest">breast</reg>,

              <reg orig="Poure">Pour</reg> forth a river of increasing <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>,

              Then you may urge me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> sad discourse.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Mamorrahs wealth, nor all the gold

              <reg orig="Coyn'd">Coined</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> rich Barbary. Nay sweet arise,

              And <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> of me <reg orig="be'it">be it</reg> <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> this <reg orig="kingdomes">kingdom's</reg> treasure,

              And thou art Lady <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If I shall <reg orig="aske">ask</reg>, <reg orig="'tmust">it must</reg> be, you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not give.

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> country <reg orig="breedes">breeds</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="beggers">beggars</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> hearts

              Are of more noble temper.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sweet, your name?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              <emph rend="ITALIC">Elizabeth.</emph>
            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="There's">There is </reg> <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> name.

              The Virgin <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> famous through the world,

              The mighty <reg orig="Empresse">Empress</reg> of the <reg orig="maiden-Ile">maiden-isle</reg>,

              Whose predecessors have <reg orig="ore-runne">overrun</reg> great France,

              Whose <reg orig="powerfull">powerful</reg> hand doth still support the Dutch,

              And <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> the potent King of <reg orig="Spaine">Spain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> awe,

              Is not she titled <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="57"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              She is.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hath she <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg> a face <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> as yours

              When she <reg orig="appeares">appears</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> wonder.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Mighty <emph rend="ITALIC">Fesse</emph>,

              You cast a blush <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> my maiden <reg orig="cheeke">cheek</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="patterne">pattern</reg> me with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>. Why Englands <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>

              She is the <reg orig="onely">only</reg> Phoenix of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> age,

              The pride and glory of the <reg orig="Westerne">Western</reg> Isles:

              Had I a thousand tongues they all would <reg orig="tyre">tire</reg>

              And <reg orig="faile">fail</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> true description.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Grant me this,

              <reg orig="To morrow">Tomorrow</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> supply <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="Iudgement-seate">Judgement-seat</reg>,

              And sentence causes, sit with <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> state,

              And let your presence <reg orig="beautifie">beautify</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Throne.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> I am your servant.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> thine.

              Set <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> state, attendants, and full <reg orig="traine">train</reg>:

              But <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="aske">ask</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> vow thou shalt <reg orig="obtaine">obtain</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Clem, manet Goodlacke.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              It is not now as when <emph rend="ITALIC">Andrea</emph> <reg orig="liv'd">lived</reg>,

                Or rather <emph rend="ITALIC">Andrew</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> elder <reg orig="Iourneyman">Journeyman</reg>: what, Drawers

                become Courtiers? Now may I <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with the old ghost

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Ieronimo</emph>;

              When this <reg orig="eternall">eternal</reg> substance of my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>

              Did live imprisoned <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this wanton flesh,

              I was a Courtier <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Court of Fesse.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> well done <emph rend="ITALIC">Clem</emph>. It is your <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg> pleasure

              None come a shore <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> not well habited.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Nay <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> part, I hold  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> as good

                a Christian <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> these <reg orig="cloaths">clothes</reg>, as the proudest <reg orig="Infidell">Infidel</reg> of

                them all.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Alcade and Ioffer.</stage>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcade.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your leave, <reg orig="y'are">you are</reg> of the English <reg orig="traine">train</reg>?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> thou great Monarch of the Mauritanians.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Z">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Th?? tis">Then it is</reg> the Kings <reg orig="c??mand">command</reg> 
                <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> give you <reg orig="al">all</reg> attendance

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="58"/>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Great Seignior of the <reg orig="Sarazens">Saracens</reg> I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> thee.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> you <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> banquet?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> make bold <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> march <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> towards your banquet,

                and there <reg orig="comfit">comfort</reg>  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, and cast all <reg orig="carawayes">caraways</reg>

                <reg orig="downe">down</reg> my throat, the best way I have <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> conserve 
                <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> health: and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your countries sake <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> is called

                Barbery, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> love all Barbers and Barberies the better:

              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you <reg orig="Moores">Moors</reg>, thus much I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say,

              <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> see if Moore I <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> the Moore I may.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter two Merchants.</stage>
          <sp who="R">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1. Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I pray sir are you of the English <reg orig="traine">train</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Why what art thou my friend?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="R">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Mer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sir, a French merchant <reg orig="runne">run</reg> into relapse,

              And forfeit of the Law: <reg orig="heres">here is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you sir

              Forty good Barbery <reg orig="peeces">pieces</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> deliver

              Your Lady this petition, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>

              Can all things with the King.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Your gold doth <reg orig="binde">bind</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you: you may see

                what it is <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be a sudden Courtier. I <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> sooner put my nose

                into the Court, but my hand itches <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a bribe already.

              <reg orig="What's">What is</reg> your <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> my friend?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="S">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Mer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Some of my men <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a little outrage done

              Are <reg orig="sentenc'd">sentenced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="Gallyes">Galleys</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the <reg orig="Gallowes">Gallows</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="S">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Mer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="Gallies">Galleys</reg>: now could your Lady purchase

              Their pardon from the King, <reg orig="heres">here is</reg> twenty angels?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What are you sir?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="S">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Merc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A Florentine Merchant.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then you are, as they say, a Christian?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="S">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Mer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Heaven forbid else.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I should not have the faith <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take your gold else.

              Attend <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your <reg orig="behalfe">behalf</reg>.

              Where be my Bashawes? <reg orig="vsher">usher</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> state, <reg orig="Florish">Flourish</reg>.

              And when <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> fit <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> banquet see you <reg orig="waite">wait</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <stage>Enter Spencer solus.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This day the king ascends his <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> throne,

              <pb n="59"/>
              The honest Merchant <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> whose ship I came,

              Hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a cunning quiddit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Law

              Both ship and goods made forfeit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the king,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> whom I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> petition. But <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more,

              <reg orig="Hee's">He is</reg> now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> his entrance.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Hoboyes.</stage>
          <stage>Enter the King, Besse, Goodlacke, Roughman, Alcade, Ioffer, with all the other Traine.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Here seat thee Maid of England <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>,

              The style <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> give thee, wilt thou <reg orig="daigne">deign</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> love.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Blesse">Bless</reg> me you holy Angels.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What <reg orig="ist">is it</reg> offends you Sweet?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am <reg orig="amaz'd">amazed</reg>, and know not what <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="on't">of it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>, dost not see? Is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencers</emph> ghost?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I see, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> you I am <reg orig="extaside">ectasied</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              If mine eyes mistake not,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> should be <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Goodlacke</emph>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>.

              But <reg orig="oh">O</reg>, I cannot be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> happy.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> he, and <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> salute him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> stay,

              You shall be <reg orig="swaide">swayed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Him I <reg orig="wel">well</reg> know, but how should she come hither

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              What <reg orig="ist">is it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> troubles you?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Most mighty king,

              Spare me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> longer time, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bestow

              My <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> a message.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou shalt command my silence, and his <reg orig="eare">ear</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <reg orig="winde">wind</reg> about, and when you see least eyes

              Are <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> you, single him out and see

              If <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> mistake not. If he be the man,

              Give me some private note.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              This.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Enough. <reg orig="VVhat">What</reg> said you <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Harke">Hark</reg> what I <reg orig="profer">proffer</reg> thee, Continue here,

              And grant me full fruition of thy love.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="60"/>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Good.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou shalt have all my <reg orig="Peeres">Peers</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> honour thee

              Next <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> great prophet.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Well.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And when <reg orig="th'art">thou art</reg> weary of <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Sun-burnt clime,

              Thy <emph rend="ITALIC">Negro</emph> shall be ballast home with gold.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I am <reg orig="eterniz'd">eternized</reg> ever.

              Now all you sad disasters dare your worst,

              I neither care nor <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>: my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph> lives.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> me not sweet Virgin.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> of love.

              My Lord, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell you more of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> hereafter.

              But now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your <reg orig="State-businesse">State business</reg>: bid him <reg orig="doe">do</reg> thus

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more, and not be <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> till then.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Enough: come sir, you must along with me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Now stood a thousand deaths before my face,

              I would not change my <reg orig="cheare">cheer</reg>, since <emph rend="ITALIC"><reg orig="Spencer's">Spencer is</reg></emph> safe.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Clem and the Merchants.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> your leave my Masters: <reg orig="roome">room</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Generosity.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="R">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Pray sir remember me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="S">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">2 Merch.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Good sir, my suit.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Cl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                I am perfect <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> both your parts without prompting,

                <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>, here are two christen friends of mine have <reg orig="forseiter">forfeited</reg>

                ships and men <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the black a Morrian king. Now one

                sweet word from your lips might get their release. I have

                had a feeling of the <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> already.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> dealing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> commodities forbid

              <reg orig="Y'are">You are</reg> <reg orig="fin'd">fined</reg> a thousand <reg orig="duckats">ducats</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Cast off the burden of your heavy <reg orig="doome">doom</reg>,

              A follower of my <reg orig="traine">train</reg> petitions <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              One of thy <reg orig="traine">train</reg>, sweet <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              And <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> worse man <reg orig="then">than</reg>  <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> sir.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Well sirrah, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your Ladies sake,

              His ship and goods shall be <reg orig="restor'd">restored</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="R">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">1 Mer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Long live the King of Fesse.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="61"/>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <reg orig="Maist">Mayst</reg> thou never want sweet water <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wash thy

                <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> face <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, most mighty <reg orig="Monarke">Monarch</reg> of Morocco.

              <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg>, another friend, I, and paid before hand.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Sirrah, your men <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> outrage and contempt

              Are <reg orig="doom'd">doomed</reg> unto the <reg orig="Gallies">Galleys</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bess.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A censure too severe <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Christians.

              Great King, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> pay their <reg orig="ransome">ransom</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thou my <emph rend="ITALIC">Besse</emph>?

              Thy word shall be their <reg orig="ransome">ransom</reg>, <reg orig="th'are">they are</reg> <reg orig="discharg'd">discharged</reg>.

              What grave old man is <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Z">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Ioff.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A Christian Preacher, one <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> would convert

              Your <reg orig="Moores">Moors</reg>, and <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a new <reg orig="beliefe">belief</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Then he shall die, as <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg></reg> are king of Fesse.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> these I <reg orig="onely">only</reg> spake, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him I <reg orig="kneele">kneel</reg>,

              If I have any grace with mighty Fesse.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> can deny thee nothing <reg orig="beautious">beauteous</reg> maid,

              A <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> shall be his pardon.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thus I <reg orig="pay't">pay it</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Must your black face be smooching my Mistresses

                white lips with a moorian. I would you had <reg orig="kist">kissed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> a -  

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Ha, how is <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> sir?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              I know what I say sir, I would he had <reg orig="kist">kissed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> a -  

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alcade.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A-what?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A thousand times <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have done him a pleasure.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Spencer and Goodlacke.</stage>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> was worth the <reg orig="ransome">ransom</reg> of a King.

              <reg orig="What's">What is</reg> he of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> brave presence?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              A Gentleman of England, and my friend,

              <reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> him some grace <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my sake.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> thy sake what would not I <reg orig="performe">perform</reg>?

              <reg orig="Hee">He</reg> shall have grace and honour. <emph rend="ITALIC">Ioffer</emph>, <reg orig="goe">go</reg>

              And see him gelded <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> attend <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>,

              He shall be <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> <reg orig="chiefe">chief</reg> Eunuch.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Besse.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> ten worlds. Behold great king I stand

              Betwixt him and all danger. Have I found thee?

              <reg orig="Ceaze">Seize</reg> what I have, take both my ship and goods,

              <pb n="62"/>
              Leave <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> mine <reg orig="unrifled">unrifled</reg>: spare me him.

              And have I found my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>!

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                Please your <reg orig="Majestie">Majesty</reg>, I see all men are not capable

                of honour, what he refuseth, may it please you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bestow

                <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me.

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              With all my heart. <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> him hence <emph rend="ITALIC">Alcade</emph>,

              Into <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Alkedavy, honour him,

              And let him taste the razor.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="There's">There is </reg> honour <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="T">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Alc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Come follow.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> sir, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="goe">go</reg> before you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> mine honour.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Exit.</stage>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> <reg orig="shew">show</reg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> renowned king the same

              Fame blazons you: bestow this Maid <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me,

              <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> such a gift as <reg orig="kingdomes">kingdoms</reg> cannot buy:

              She is a president of all true love,

              And shall be <reg orig="registred">registered</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> after times,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> shall <reg orig="patterne">pattern</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="H">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Goodl.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Heard you the story of their constant love.

              <reg orig="'Twould">It would</reg> move <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> you compassion.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="I">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Rough.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Let not intemperate love sway you <reg orig="bove">above</reg> <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg>,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="forraigne">foreign</reg> nation <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="ne'er">never</reg> heard your name,

              May chronicle your <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mull.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              You have <reg orig="wakend">wakened</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me an <reg orig="heroick">heroic</reg> spirit:

              Lust shall not conquer <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg>. Till this <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">We</seg> <reg orig="grac'd">graced</reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thy beauty English woman,

              But now <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> wonder at thy constancy.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="B">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Bes.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> were you of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> faith, <reg orig="Ide">I would</reg> 
              <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> great <emph rend="ITALIC">Mullisheg</emph>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be a god <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> earth. And lives my <emph rend="ITALIC">Spencer</emph>?

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="troath">troth</reg> I thought thee dead.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> hope of thee

              I <reg orig="liv'd">lived</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg> both life and <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <stage>Enter Clem running.</stage>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              
                <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more of your honour if you love me. Is this

                your Moorish preferment <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> rob a man of his best jewels?

              

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Hast thou <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Alkedavy?

            </p>
          </sp>
          <pb n="63"/>
          <sp who="G">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Clem.</speaker>
            <p><emph rend="ITALIC">Davy</emph> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> you call him? he may be <reg orig="call'd">called</reg> shavee

              I am sure he hath tickled my currant commodity,

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more your cutting honour if you love me.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              All your strange fortunes <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg orig="discourst">discoursed</reg>

              And after <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> your <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> espousals grace,

              If you can <reg orig="finde">find</reg> a man of your <reg orig="beliefe">belief</reg>

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="gratefull">grateful</reg> office.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              None more fit

              <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> this religious and grave Gentleman

              Late <reg orig="rescewed">rescued</reg> from deaths sentence.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Y">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Preacher.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              None more proud

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> service.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Noble Englishman,

              I cannot fasten bounty <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>,

              Worthy thy merit, move some suite <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spencer.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make you more <reg orig="renown'd">renowned</reg> great king, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>

              The more indebted, <reg orig="theres">there is</reg> an Englishman

              Hath forfeited his ship <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> goods <reg orig="uncustom'd">uncustomed</reg>.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Thy suite is granted ere it be <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> <reg orig="begg'd">begged</reg>,

              Dispose them at thy pleasure.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="A">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Spenc.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Mighty king

              <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> are your <reg orig="Highnesse">Highness</reg> servants.

            </p>
          </sp>
          <sp who="Q">
            <speaker rend="ITALIC">Mul.</speaker>
            <p>
              
              Come <reg orig="beautious">beauteous</reg> Maid, <reg orig="wee'll"><seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> see thee <reg orig="crown'd">crowned</reg> a bride,

              At all <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> pompous banquets these shall <reg orig="waite">wait</reg>.

              Thy followers and thy servants <reg orig="presse">press</reg> with gold,

              And not the <reg orig="mean'st">meanest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy <reg orig="traine">train</reg> belongs,

              But shall approve <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> bounty. <reg orig="Leade">Lead</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> state,

              And <reg orig="wheresoe'er">wheresoever</reg> thy fame shall be <reg orig="inroll'd">enrolled</reg>,

              The world report thou art a <reg orig="Girle">Girl</reg> worth gold.

            </p>
          </sp>
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