1 Two Angry Women of Abingdon

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  <title>Porter, Henry, fl. 1599 :  :  The two angry women of Abington (1599): a machine readable transcription of
the 1599 Quarto</title>
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<resp>compiled by</resp><name>D. H. Craig</name></respStmt>
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  <publisher>Henry Porter, fl. 1599 (d.1599) The Pleasant History Of, the two angry women of Abington. 
    With the humorous mirth of Dicke Coomes and Nicholas Prouerbes, two Seruingmen. 
    as it was lately playde by the right Honourable the Earle of Nottingham, Lord high Admirall his seruants. 
    By Henry Porter 
    London 
    Imprinted ... for William Ferbrand [etc.] 1599 
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<date>1599</date>
<authority>D. H. Craig, Newcastle, 1997</authority>
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  <p> STC 20121.5</p>
  <p>The two angry women of Abington. 
    Genre: Comedy. 
    Date first published: 1599. 
    Date first performed: 1598 ?
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<p>The Two Angry Women of Abington 1599, The Malone Society Reprints, Oxford, 1912,
ed. W. W. Greg</p>
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<name id="A">Goursey</name>
<name id="B">Mistress Goursey</name>
<name id="C">Barnes</name>
<name id="D">Mistress Barnes</name>
<name id="E">Frank Goursey</name>
<name id="F">Phillip Barnes</name>
<name id="G">Boy</name>
<name id="H">Mall Barnes</name>
<name id="I">Dick Coomes</name>
<name id="J">Nicholas Prouerbs</name>
<name id="K">Sir Raph Smith</name>
<name id="L">Will Sir Raph's man</name>
<name id="M">Lady Smith</name>
<name id="N">Hodge</name>
<name id="P">Butler</name>
<name id="U">Prologue</name>
<name id="X">All</name>
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<titlePage>
<titlePart>The pleasant Comedy of the <lb/>
<emph rend="italic">two angrie Women of </emph><lb/>
Abington.  <lb/>
</titlePart>
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<div1 n="1" type="act"><div2 n="1" type="scene">
<pb n="B1R"/>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter Maister </emph> Goursey <emph
rend="italic"> and his  wife, and Maister </emph> Barnes <lb/>
<emph rend="italic">and his wife, with their two sonnes and their two
seruants.  </emph> </stage> <lb/>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">Maister Goursey.</speaker>
  <l>Good <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes, </emph> this <reg orig="entertaine">entertain</reg> of yours,</l>
  <l> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> full of <reg orig="courtesie">courtesy</reg> and <reg orig="riche">rich</reg> delight:</l>
  <l> Makes me misdoubt my <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="abilitie">ability</reg>,</l>
  <l> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> quittance of this friendly <reg orig="courtesie">courtesy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> O <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursie, </emph> neighbour <reg orig="amitie">amity</reg>,</l>
  <l> Is such a <reg orig="iewell">jewel</reg> of high reckoned worth:</l>
  <l> As <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the <reg orig="attaine">attain</reg> of it, what would not I </l>
  <l> Disburse, it is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="pretious">precious</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my thoughts.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gor.</speaker>
  <l> <reg orig="Kinde">Kind</reg> sir, <reg orig="neere">near</reg> <reg orig="dweeling">dwelling</reg> <reg orig="amitie">amity</reg> indeed,</l>
  <l> Offers the hearts <reg orig="enquirie">enquiry</reg> better view,</l>
  <l> <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> <reg
orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> seated <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a farther <reg orig="soile">soil</reg>,</l>
  <l> As <reg orig="prospectiues">prospectives</reg> <corr sic="he">the</corr> <reg orig="neerer">nearer</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> they be,</l>
  <l> <reg orig="Yeeld">Yield</reg> better <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="iudging">judging</reg> eye,</l>
  <l> Things <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg> off, are lessened <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the eye,</l>
  <l> When their true shape is <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> being hard <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>. </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> True sir, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, and truly I <reg orig="esteeme">esteem</reg> </l>
  <l> <reg orig="Meere">Mere</reg> <reg orig="amitie">amity</reg>, familiar neighbourhood,</l>
  <l> The <reg orig="cousen">cousin</reg> germaine <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> wedded <reg
orig="loue">love</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gor.</speaker>
  <l> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg> sir, <reg orig="thers">there is</reg> surely some
<reg orig="aliance">alliance</reg> twixt them,</l>
  <l> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> they <reg orig="haue">have</reg> both the offspring from the
heart,</l>
  <l> Within the hearts <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> Ocean still are found,</l>
<pb n="B1V"/>
  <l><reg orig="Iewels">Jewels</reg> of <reg orig="amitie">amity</reg>, and <reg orig="Iemmes">Gems</reg> of <reg orig="loue">love</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey,</emph> I
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my  time,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Seene">Seen</reg> many <reg orig="shipwracks">shipwrecks</reg> of true <reg orig="honestie">honesty</reg>,</l>
  <l>But incident such dangers <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> are,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> without <reg orig="compasse">compass</reg> <reg orig="saile">sail</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg>.</l>
  <l>Why what need men <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> swim when they may wade?</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> this <reg orig="talke">talk</reg>, enough of this is <reg orig="sayd">said</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey</emph>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good faith
sir welcome:</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey</emph>, I am much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>
debt,</l>
  <l><reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> your <reg orig="kindnes">kindness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> would visit me.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou</speaker>
  <l>O <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes</emph>, you put me but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>
<reg orig="minde">mind</reg>,</l>
  <l>Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I should say, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> are</l>
  <l>Indebted <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your <reg orig="kindnes">kindness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this <reg orig="cheere">cheer</reg>:</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Which</seg> debt <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> may repay, I pray <reg orig="lets">let
<seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg></l>
  <l>Sometimes your company, at <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> homely house.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursie</emph> you shall
surely <reg orig="haue">have</reg>,</l>
  <l> <reg orig="Heele">He <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be a <reg orig="bould">bold</reg> guest I warrant  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="boulder">bolder</reg> too with you, <reg orig="then">than</reg> I would <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou.</speaker>
  <l> How do ye <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be <reg orig="bould">bold</reg> with me?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Why he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> trouble you at home forsooth,</l>
  <l>Often call <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, and <reg orig="aske">ask</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> how  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg>:</l>
  <l> And sit and chat with you all day till night,</l>
  <l> And all night <reg orig="to">too</reg>, if he might <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> his <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> wife indeed, I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg>
<reg orig="kindnes">kindness</reg>,</l>
  <l>She hath made me much good <reg orig="cheere">cheer</reg> passing <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> way.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> Passing well done <reg orig="off">of</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, she is a kind <reg orig="whench">wench</reg>,</l>
  <l> I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>, <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Goursey</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my husband:</l>
  <l>And if it hap your husband come <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> way</l>
  <l><reg orig="A hunting">Ahunting</reg>, or such ordinary sports,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> do as much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> yours, as you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>
mine.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Pray do forsooth, Gods Lord what means the woman,</l>
  <l>She <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> it scornfully, <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> I care not,</l>
  <l>Things are well spoken, if they be well taken.</l>
  <l>What <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes</emph>, is it not
time <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> part?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> <reg orig="a clocke">aclocke</reg>
<reg orig="syrra">sirrah</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nicholas.</speaker>
  <l> <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> but new <reg orig="strucke">struck</reg> one.</l></sp>
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<sp who="U"><speaker rend="italic">The Prologue.</speaker>
  
<p>Gentlemen, I come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> one <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="lackes">lacks</reg> and would borrow, but <lb/>
was <reg orig="loth">loath</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> least he should be <lb/>
<reg orig="denyed">denied</reg>:  I would <reg orig="aske">ask</reg>, but I would <lb/>
<reg orig="aske">ask</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="obteine">obtain</reg>:  <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> would I knew <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> manner <lb/>
of asking:  <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> beg were base, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="cooche">couch</reg> low <lb/>
and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="carrie">carry</reg> an <reg orig="humbe">humble</reg> <reg orig="shew">show</reg> of <reg orig="entreatie">entreaty</reg>, were <lb/>
too <reg orig="Doglike">Dog-like</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="fawnes">fawns</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> get <lb/>
a bone from his Trencher:  out <reg orig="Curre">Cur</reg> I cannot <lb/>
abide it, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> put <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> the shape and habit of this <lb/>
new worlds <reg orig="new found">newfound</reg> beggars, mistermed <lb/>
<reg orig="Souldiers">Soldiers</reg>, as thus:  sweet Gentlemen, let a <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="Scholler">Scholar</reg> implore and exerate, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you would <lb/>
make him <reg orig="riche">rich</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the possession of a mite of <lb/>
your <reg orig="fauours">favours</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> him a true man <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> wit, <lb/>
and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pay <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his lodging among the Muses:  <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> God him <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> he is <reg orig="driuen">driven</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a most <reg orig="lowe">low</reg> <lb/>
estate, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not <reg orig="vnknowne">unknown</reg> what <reg orig="seruice">service</reg> of words <lb/>
<pb n="A2V"/>
<reg orig="hee">he</reg> hath <reg orig="beene">been</reg> at, <reg
orig="hee">he</reg> lost his <reg orig="limmes">limbs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <lb/>
late conflict of <reg orig="floute">flout</reg>, a <reg orig="braue">brave</reg> repulse and a <lb/>
<reg orig="hotte">hot</reg> assault it was, he <reg orig="dooth">doth</reg> protest, as <reg orig="euer">EVER</reg> he <lb/>
<reg orig="sawe">saw</reg> since he knew what the report of a volley <lb/>
of <reg orig="Iests">Jests</reg> were, he shall therefore desire you: A <lb/>
plague <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> it, each Beadle disdained, would<lb/>
whip him from your company.  Well Gentlemen, <lb/>
I cannot tell how <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> get your <reg orig="fauours">favours</reg> better <lb/>
<reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> desert:  then the worse <reg orig="lucke">luck</reg>, or the <lb/>
worse wit or somewhat, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I shall not <reg orig="nowe">now</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="deserue">deserve</reg> it.  Well then, I commit <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my<lb/>
fortunes, and your contents, contented <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> die, <lb/>
if your <reg orig="seuere">severe</reg> <reg orig="iudgements">judgments</reg> shall <reg orig="iudge">judge</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <lb/>
stung <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death with the Adders <reg orig="hisse">hiss</reg>.<lb/></p></sp>


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<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Well <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your game, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not trouble ye.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Go from them.</stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Where stands your man now?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Doth <reg orig="hee">he</reg> not stand right?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>It stands <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> the <reg orig="poynts">points</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>And <reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> my <reg orig="spight">spite</reg>.</l>
  <l>But yet <reg orig="me thinkes">methinks</reg> the dice <reg orig="runnes">runs</reg> much
<reg orig="vneuen">uneven</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I throw but <reg orig="dewes">deuce</reg> <reg orig="ase">ace</reg> and you <reg orig="eleuen">eleven</reg></l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>And yet you see <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I cast <reg orig="downe">down</reg> the
hill,</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, I <reg orig="beshrow">beshrew</reg> ye, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not with
my <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Do ye <reg orig="beshrow">beshrew</reg> me?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> I <reg orig="beshrow">beshrew</reg> the dice,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> you <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> more at once, <reg
orig="then">than</reg> me at <reg orig="twise">twice</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou</speaker>
  <l>Well, you shall see them <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you anon.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>But I care not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> them when your game is don.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>My game, what game?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Your game, your game at tables.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Go.</speaker>
  <l> <reg orig="Wel">Well</reg> mistress, <reg orig="wel">well</reg>, I
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> red <emph rend="italic">AEsops
</emph> fables,</l>
  <l>And know your <reg orig="morrals">morals</reg> meaning well <reg orig="ynough">enough</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> <reg orig="Loe">Lo</reg>, you<reg orig=" l"> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be <reg orig="angrie">angry</reg>, now <reg
orig="heres">here is</reg> good <reg orig="stuffe">stuff</reg></l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>How now women, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> hath won the game? </l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l><reg orig="No bodie">Nobodie</reg> yet. </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> Your <reg orig="wifes">wife is</reg> the fairest <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg><reg orig=" t">
it</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I"> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg></reg> your eye.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>How do you <reg orig="meane">mean</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>He holds your fairer <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg><reg orig=" t"> it</reg> <reg
orig="then">than</reg> I.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> what forsooth?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Good gamester, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your game.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Well, <reg orig="trie">try</reg> it out, <reg orig="t is">it is</reg> all but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the
bearing.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> Nay if it come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> bearing, she<reg orig=" l"> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be
best,</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l> Why, you<reg orig=" r"> are</reg> as good a bearer as the rest.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> Nay <reg orig="that's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>is</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, you <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> one man too
many.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l> Better do <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> not any.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Beshrow">Beshrew</reg> me, but my wifes <reg orig="iestes">jests</reg> <reg orig="growe">grow</reg> too bitter.</l>
  <l>Plainer speeches <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> were more better,</l>
  <l>Malice lies <reg orig="inbowelled">enboweled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> tongue,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="new hatcht">newhatcht</reg> hate makes <reg orig="euery">every</reg> <reg orig="iest">jest</reg> a
wrong.</l></sp>

<pb n="B3V"/>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="looke">look</reg> ye <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> now I hit ye.</l>  </sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="I">aye</reg>, you <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> use <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="misse">miss</reg> a blot,</l>
  <l>Especially when it stands <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hit.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>How <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> ye <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes</emph>?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic"><reg orig="Gourses">Gourse is</reg>
</emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the
hitting <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>I hot your man.</l>  </sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, <reg orig="I">aye</reg>, my man, my man, but
had I <reg orig="knowne">known</reg>,</l>
  <l>I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> had my man stood nearer home,</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Why had ye kept your man <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his right place,</l>
  <l>I should not then <reg orig="haue">have</reg> hit him with an <reg orig="ase">ace</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis, Bar,</speaker>
  <l>Right <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the Lord, a plague <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the
bones.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis, Gou,</speaker>
  <l>And a hot <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the curser too.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M, Bar,</speaker>
  <l>How now wife?</l>  </sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M, Gou,</speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="whats">what is</reg> the matter woman?  </l>
</sp><sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Is is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> matter.  I am.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis, Bar,</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, you are.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis, Gou,</speaker>
  <l>What am I?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis, Bar,</speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> as you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be <reg orig="euer.">ever.</reg></l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis, Gou,</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is </reg> <reg orig="euery">every</reg> day as good as <emph
rend="italic">Barneses </emph> wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis, Bar,</speaker>
  <l>And better too, then what needs <reg orig="al">all</reg> this trouble?</l>
  <l>A single horse is <reg orig="woorse">worse</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="beares">bears</reg>
double.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M, Bar,</speaker>
  <l>Wife go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> regard <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> what you say,</l>
  <l>Let not your words <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg> the <reg orig="veirge">verge</reg> of reason:</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> within the bounds of <reg orig="modestie">modesty</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> ill report doth <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <reg orig="Bailiffe">Bailiff</reg> stand,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> pound the straying, and the <reg orig="witlost">wit lost</reg> tongue,</l>
  <l>And makes it forfeit into follies hands.</l>
  <l>Well wife, you know it is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> honest part,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="entertaine">entertain</reg> such guests with <reg orig="iestes">jests</reg> and wrongs,</l>
  <l>What <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> the <reg orig="neighbring">neighbouring</reg> <reg orig="countrie">country</reg> vulgar say,</l>
  <l>When as they <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you fell out at dinner?</l>
  <l>Forsooth they<reg orig=" l"> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> call it a pot <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg> straight,</l>
  <l>The best they<reg orig=" l"> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> name it, is a <reg orig="womans">woman's</reg>
<reg orig="iangling">jangling</reg>;</l>
  <l>Go <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg></reg>, be <reg orig="rulde">ruled</reg>, be <reg orig="rulde">ruled</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Gods Lords, be <reg orig="rulde">ruled</reg>, be <reg orig="rulde">ruled</reg></l>
  <l>What, <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> ye I <reg orig="haue">have</reg>
such a babies wit,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a rods correction <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my
tongue?</l></sp>
<pb n="B2R"/>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> some <reg orig="busines">business</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="towne">town</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg>
three.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Till then <reg orig="lets">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> into the Orchard sir.</l>
  <l>What can you play at Tables?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Yes, I can.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>What, shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a game?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>And if you please.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> content, <reg orig="weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> spend an <reg orig="hower">hour</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>:</l>
  <l><reg orig="Syrra">Sirrah</reg> fetch the Tables.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> sir.</l>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage> </sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil,</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg> <emph rend="italic">Franke,</emph> whilst they are
playing <reg orig="heere">here</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="greene">green</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg>
<reg orig="Bowles">Bowls</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Phillip </emph> content, <emph
rend="italic">Comes</emph> come <reg orig="hether">hither</reg> <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>,</l>
  <l>When <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Fathers part, call <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the <reg orig="Greene">Green</reg>.</l>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Philip</emph> come, a rubbers and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>
<reg orig="leaue">leave</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l>Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.</l>
<stage rend="italic">
Exeunt.</stage> </sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
<p><reg orig="Sbloud">'sblood</reg>, I do not <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> the <reg orig="humor">humour</reg> of these Springals,<lb/>
<reg orig="theil">they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> spend all their Fathers good at <reg orig="gamming">gaming</reg>:  <lb/>
But let them <reg orig="trowle">troll</reg> the <reg orig="Bowles">Bowls</reg> <reg orig="vppon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the <reg orig="Greene">Green</reg>, <lb/>
<reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="trowle">troll</reg> the <reg orig="bowles">bowls</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Buttery, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the
<reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> of <lb/>
God and <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes</emph>: <reg orig="and">if</reg>
his men
be good <reg orig="fellowes">fellows</reg>, <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> it is, if they be not, let them <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="sneik">sneak</reg> <reg
orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>.<lb/>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter</emph> Nicholas <emph rend="italic">with
the Tables. Exit.
 </emph> </stage> </p>
</sp><sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> set them <reg orig="downe">down</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey</emph>, how do you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> this
game?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Well sir.</l>  </sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Can  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>, play at it?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>A little sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Faith <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> can my wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Why then <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes</emph>, and if you
please,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="wiues">wives</reg> shall <reg orig="trie">try</reg> the <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg> twixt <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>
two,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.</l>  </sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>I am content, what women <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you play?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>I care not greatly.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Nor I, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="sheele">she
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> play me false.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> see she shall not.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Nay sir, she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be sure you shall not see.</l>
<pb n="B2V"/>
  <l>You of all men shall not <reg orig="marke">mark</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> hand,</l>
  <l>She hath such close <reg orig="conueyance">conveyance</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> play.</l>  </sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gor.</speaker>
  <l>Is she <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> cunning <reg orig="growne">grown</reg>, come, come, <reg orig="lets">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>
see.</l> </sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Yea <reg orig="mistris">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barns</emph>, <reg
orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> ye not house your <reg orig="iests">jests</reg>,</l>
  <l>But let them <reg orig="rome">room</reg> abroad <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="carelesly">carelessly</reg>?</l>
  <l>Faith, if your <reg orig="iealious">jealous</reg> <reg orig="toung">tongue</reg> <reg orig="vtter">utter</reg> another,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> with a
<reg orig="iest">jest</reg>, <reg orig="and">if</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>, were my mother,</l>
  <l>Come shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> play?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, what shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> play a game?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>A pound a game.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>How wife?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Faith husband, not a farthing <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>It is too much, a shilling were good game.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <reg orig="weell"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be ill <reg orig="huswiues">housewives</reg> once,</l>
  <l>You <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> oft ill
husbands, <reg orig="lets">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> alone.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Wife, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you play <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>I would be loath <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="francke">frank</reg> a <reg orig="gaimster">gamester</reg> </l>
  <l>As <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey </emph> is, and yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>
once</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> play a pound a game <reg orig="aswell">as
well</reg> as she.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <reg orig="youle">you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> your <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Offer to go from <lb/> them.</stage>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Come, <reg orig="thers">there  is</reg> my stake.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>And <reg orig="thers">there is</reg> mine.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Throw <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the Dice:  Ill luck then they are yours</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey, </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> <reg orig="sayes">says</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg>
<reg orig="gamings">gaming is</reg> bad,</l>
  <l>When such good Angels <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> twixt <reg orig="euery">every</reg> cast?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>This is not noble sport, but <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> play.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>It must be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>, where royals <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> fast.</l>  </sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mist. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Play right I pray.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mist. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I <reg orig="doe">do</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Where stands your man?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> his right place.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Good faith, I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>, ye play me <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> an <reg orig="ase">ace</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> wife, she <reg orig="playes">plays</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> true.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Ba.</speaker>
  <l>Peace husband, peace, <reg orig="ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not be <reg orig="iudgd">judged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg>
you,</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Husband, <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes, </emph> pray both
go <reg orig="walke">walk</reg>.</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> cannot play, if standers <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="talke">talk</reg>.</l>

<pb n="B4R"/>
  <l>School <reg orig="infancie">infancy</reg>, I am of age <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>,</l>
  <l>And I know when <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>, shall I be chid
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> such a?</l>  </sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>What a? nay <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> it out,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="scorne">scorn</reg> your <reg orig="stopt">stopped</reg> compares, compare not me</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> any but your equals, <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Barnes,</emph></l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Peace wife be quiet.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O <reg orig="perswade">persuade</reg>, <reg orig="perswade">persuade</reg>,</l>
  <l>Wife, <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey, </emph> shall I
<reg orig="winne">win</reg> your thoughts</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> composition of some kind effects?</l>
  <l>Wife, if you <reg orig="loue">love</reg> your credit <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> this strife,</l>
  <l>And come shake hands, with <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey
</emph> here,</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Shal">Shall</reg> I shake hands?  let <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> go shake <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg>
<reg orig="heeles">heels</reg>,</l>
  <l>She gets nor hands, nor friendship at my hands,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> sir while I <reg orig="liue">live</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> take heed,</l>
  <l>What guests I bid <reg orig="againe">again</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg>
my house.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Impatient woman, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="stiffe">stiff</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <lb/>
<reg orig="absurdnes">absurdness</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>I am impatient now I <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>,</l>
  <l>But sir <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell you more another time,</l>
  <l>Go <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg></reg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not take it as I <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> done.</l>
<stage rend="italic">Exit</stage> </sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Nay, she might stay I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not long be <reg orig="heere">here</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> trouble <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>:  well <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes</emph>,</l>
  <l>I am <reg orig="sorrie">sorry</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it was <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="happes">haps</reg> <reg orig="to
day">today</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> pleasures parted with this
fray,</l>
  <l>I am <reg orig="sorrie">sorry</reg> too <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is <reg orig="amisse">amiss</reg>,</l>
  <l>Especially <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you are <reg orig="moou'de">moved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this,</l>
  <l>But be not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, <reg orig="t is">it is</reg> but a <reg orig="womans">woman's</reg> <reg orig="iarre">jar</reg>,</l>
  <l>Their tongues are weapons, words <reg orig="there">their</reg> <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg>
<milestone ed="block_text" unit="2K" n="2"/>of war,</l>
  <l><reg orig="'T'was">It was</reg> but a while <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="buffetted">buffeted</reg> you saw,</l>
  <l>And each of <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> was willing <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> withdraw,</l>
  <l>There was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="harme">harm</reg> nor <reg orig="bloudshed">bloodshed</reg> you did see:</l>
  <l>Tush, <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> not, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall well
agree.</l>
  <l>I take my <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> sir, come <reg orig="kind harted">kindharted</reg> man,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> his wife <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>, <reg
orig="I">aye</reg> now and <reg orig="than">then</reg>,</l>
  <l>I know you would not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> an <reg orig="hundreth">hundredth</reg> pound,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I should <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> your <reg orig="voyces">voices</reg> churlish
sound.</l>

<pb n="B4V"/>
  <l> I know you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a <reg orig="farre">far</reg> more milder tune </l>
  <l> <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> peace, be quiet wife, but I <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> done:</l>
  <l> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> ye go home?  the <reg orig="doore">door</reg> directs the way,</l>
  <l> But if you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not, my <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> is <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> stay. </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> Ha, ha, why <reg orig="heres">here is</reg> a right woman, is there not?</l>
  <l> They both <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="din'de">dined</reg>, yet see what <reg orig="stomacks">stomachs</reg> they
<reg orig="haue">have</reg>.</l>  </sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l> Well <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes, </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> cannot do with
all,</l>
  <l>Let <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> be friends still. </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey</emph>, the <reg orig="mettell">metal</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg>
minds,</l>
  <l> <reg orig="Hauing">Having</reg> the temper of true reason <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> them,</l>
  <l> <reg orig="Affoorde">Afford</reg> a better edge of argument.</l>
  <l>  <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> the <reg orig="maintaine">maintain</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> familiar <reg orig="loues">loves</reg>,</l>
  <l> <reg orig="Then">Than</reg> the soft leaden wit of woman can,</l>
  <l> Wherefore with all the parts of neighbour <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
  <l> I impart <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Goursey. </emph></l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>And with exchange of <reg orig="loue">love</reg> I do <reg orig="receiue">receive</reg> it,</l>
  <l>Then here <reg orig="weell"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> part partners of two <reg orig="curst">cursed</reg>
<reg orig="wiues">wives</reg>. </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg> where shall <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> find a
man <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="blest">blessed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is not,</l>
  <l> But come, your <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> and my home <reg orig="affaires">affairs</reg>,</l>
  <l> Makes me <reg orig="deliuer">deliver</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="vnfriendly">unfriendly</reg> word <reg orig="mongst">amongst</reg> friends, farewell. </l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou,</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Twentie">Twenty</reg> <reg orig="farewels">farewells</reg> sir. </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>But <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> ye <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey, </emph></l>
  <l> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> ye <reg orig="perswade">persuade</reg> at home as I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> do,</l>
  <l> What man, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> must not <reg orig="alwaies">always</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> them
foes.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>If I can <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> it. </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l> God <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>, God <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>,</l>
  <l> Women are <reg orig="euen">even</reg> <reg orig="vntoward">untoward</reg> creatures <reg orig="stil.">still.</reg></l>
<stage rend="italic">
Exeunt.<lb/>
Enter Philip Francis and his boy from bowling. </stage> </sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
<p>Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> franke <emph rend="italic">Goursey, </emph> you <reg
orig="haue">have</reg>
had good <lb/>
<reg orig="lucke">luck</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="winne">win</reg> the game.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
<p> Why tell me, <reg orig="ist">is it</reg> not good, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> <reg orig="playd">played</reg> before
<lb/>
<reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> your <reg orig="greene">green</reg>. </p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
<p><reg orig="T is">It is</reg> good, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> it cost me ten good <reg orig="crownes">crowns</reg>
<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> makes it worse. </p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l> Let it not <reg orig="greeue">grieve</reg> thee man, come <reg orig="ore">over</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg
orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>,</l>
  <l> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="deuise">devise</reg> some game <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make you win </l>
  <l> Your money <reg orig="backe">back</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg>
sweet <emph rend="italic">Philip </emph>.</l>

<pb n="C1R"/>
  <l> And <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> shall be ere long and if I <reg orig="liue">live</reg>,</l>
<p> But tell me <emph rend="italic">Francis</emph>, what good
horses <reg orig="haue">have</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hunt
<lb/>
this <reg orig="Sommer">Summer</reg>? </p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Two or three <reg orig="Iades">Jades</reg> or <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l>  </sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil,</speaker>
  <l>Be they but <reg orig="Iades">Jades</reg>?</l>  </sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l> <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> faith my wag string here </l>
  <l> Did founder one the last time <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> he rid,</l>
  <l> The best gray Nag <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> I laid my leg <reg orig="ouer">over</reg>.</l> 
</sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l> You <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> the <reg orig="flea bitten">fleabitten</reg>.</l>  </sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Good sir the same.</l> </sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>And was the same the best <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> you rid <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>?</l>  </sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg> was it sir. </l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l> <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> it was not sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, where had I one <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> good? </l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>One of my colour, and a better too. </l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
<p> One of your colour, I <reg orig="nere">never</reg> remember him one <lb/>
of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> colour.  </p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l> Or of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="complexron">complexion</reg>, </l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l> <reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> ye call complexion <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a
horse.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l> The colour sir. </l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Set me a colour <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your <reg orig="iest">jest</reg>, or I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>: </l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Nay good sir hold your hands. </l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>What. <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg>
it? </l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Why sir I cannot paint. </l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
<p>Well then, I can <lb/>
and I shall find a <reg orig="pensill">pencil</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>, sir. </p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Then I must <reg orig="finde">find</reg> the table if you do. </l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>A <reg orig="whoresen">whoreson</reg> barren wicked <reg orig="vrchen">urchin</reg>. </l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
<p><reg orig="looke">look</reg> how you chase, you would be angry more <lb/>
if I should tell it you. </p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> anger ye and if you do
not.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l> Why sir, the horse <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I do <reg orig="meane">mean</reg>,</l>
  <l> Hath a leg both straight and <reg orig="cleane">clean</reg>,</l>
  <l> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> hath nor <reg orig="spauen">spavin</reg> splint nor <reg orig="flawe">flaw</reg>.</l>
  <l>But is the best <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> ye saw,</l>
  <l>A <reg orig="pretie">pretty</reg> rising knee <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> knee,</l>
  <l> It is as round as round may be,</l>
  <l>The full <reg orig="flanke">flank</reg> makes the buttock round,</l>
  <l>This <reg orig="palfray">palfrey</reg> standeth <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> ground,</l>

<pb n="C1V"/>
  <l>When as my <reg orig="maisters">master is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg
orig="backe">back</reg>,</l>
  <l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> he once do say but, <reg orig="ticke">tic</reg>:</l>
  <l>And if he <reg orig="pricke">prick</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, you shall see</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">Her</seg> gallop <reg orig="amaine">amain</reg>, she is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> free,</l>
  <l>And if he <reg orig="giue">give</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> but a nod,</l>
  <l>She <reg orig="thinkes">thinks</reg> it is a riding rod:</l>
  <l>And if <reg orig="hee l">he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> softly go,</l>
  <l>Then she trips it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a Doe,</l>
  <l>She comes <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="easie">easy</reg> with the <reg orig="raine">rain</reg>,</l>
  <l>A twine <reg orig="thred">thread</reg> <reg orig="turnes">turns</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="backe">back</reg> <reg
orig="againe">again</reg>,</l>
  <l>And truly I did <reg orig="nere">never</reg> see yet,</l>
  <l>A horse play <reg orig="proudlier">proudly</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the bit,</l>
  <l>My <reg orig="maister">master</reg> with good managing,</l>
  <l>brought <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> first <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> the ring,</l>
  <l>He likewise taught <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="coruet">curvet</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg> and <reg orig="suddainlie">suddenly</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> set,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Shees">She is</reg> cunning <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="wilde">wild</reg> goose race,</l>
  <l>Nay <reg orig="Shees">She is</reg> apt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="euery">every</reg> pace,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> colour good,</l>
  <l>A flea <reg orig="enamourd">enamoured</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> blood,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Digd">Digged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="canels">canals</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="necke">neck</reg>,</l>
  <l>And there made many a crimson <reg orig="specke">speck</reg>,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="theres">there is</reg> none
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> ride,</l>
  <l>But can <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> pleasant trot abide,</l>
  <l>She goes <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="euen">even</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the way,</l>
  <l>She <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not stumble <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a day,</l>
  <l>And when my <reg orig="maister">master</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>What do I?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Nay nothing sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>O Fie <emph rend="italic">Fanke </emph> fie,</l>
  <l>Nay, nay, your reason hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="iustice">justice</reg> now,</l>
  <l>I must needs say, <reg orig="perswade">persuade</reg> him first <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg
orig="speake">speak</reg>,</l>
  <l>Then chide him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it, tell me <reg orig="prettie">pretty</reg> wag,</l>
  <l>Where stands this <reg orig="prawncer">prancer</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> what <reg orig="Inne">Inn</reg> or stable?</l>
  <l>Or hath thy <reg orig="maister">master</reg> put <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> out <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg>,</l>
  <l>Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> what field, what champion seeds this courser?</l>
<pb n="C2R"/>
  <l>This well paste bonnie steed <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> praisest.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Faith sir I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran:</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Villaine">Villain</reg>, what do ye <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you sir <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="bene">been</reg> <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> many,</l>
  <l>But yet I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> heard <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> ye <reg orig="tolde">told</reg> any,</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Well boy, then I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="adde">add</reg> one more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> many,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> thy <reg orig="maister">master</reg> where this <reg orig="Iennet">Jennet</reg> feeds:</l>
  <l>Come <emph rend="italic">Franke </emph> tell me, nay <reg orig="prethie">prithee</reg> tell me <emph
rend="italic">Franke</emph>,</l>
  <l>My good <reg orig="horsemaister">horse master</reg> tell me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this light</l>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="steale">steal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> from thee:  if I do,</l>
  <l>Let me be held a <reg orig="felone">felon</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy <reg orig="loue">love</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>

  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> <emph rend="italic">Phillip </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>What, wilt thou were a <reg orig="poynt">point</reg> but with one tag?</l>
  <l>Well <emph rend="italic">Francis</emph> well, I see you are
a wag.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Enter Comes.</stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com.</speaker>
 <p><reg orig="Swonds">'Swounds</reg> where be these timber turners, these <reg orig="trowle">troll</reg> <lb/>
the <reg orig="bowles">bowls</reg>, these <reg orig="greene">green</reg> men, these.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>

  <l>What what sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l>These bowlers sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Well sir, what say you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> bowlers?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l>Why I say they cannot be <reg orig="saued">saved</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Your reason sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com</speaker>
  <l>Because they throw away their <reg orig="soules">souls</reg> at <reg orig="euery">every</reg> <reg orig="marke">mark</reg></l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Their <reg orig="soules">souls</reg>, how <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> ye?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg>, he <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> the <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> of the <reg orig="bowle">bowl</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Lord how his wit holds bias <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <reg orig="bowle">bowl</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com.</speaker>
  <l>Well, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">which</seg> is the bias?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>This next <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com.</speaker>
  <l>Nay <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> it this way, then the <reg orig="bowle">bowl</reg> goes true.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Rub, rub,</l>
</sp><sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com.</speaker>
  <l>Why rub?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Why you <reg orig="ouercast">overcast</reg> the <reg orig="marke">mark</reg> and <reg orig="misse">miss</reg> the way.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com.</speaker>
  <l>Nay boy I <reg orig="vse">use</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take the <reg orig="fayrest">fairest</reg> of my play.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Dicke Comes</emph> <reg orig="me
thinkes">methinks</reg> <reg orig="th'art">thou art</reg> <reg orig="verie">very</reg> pleasant,</l>
  <l>When <reg orig="gotst">gottest</reg> thou this <reg orig="merrie">merry</reg> <reg orig="humor">humour</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> your fathers Seller, the merriest place <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg
orig="th'">the</reg>house</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Then you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="bene">been</reg>
<reg orig="carowsing">carousing</reg> hard,</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Co.</speaker>
  <l>Yes faith, <reg orig="t is">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="custome">custom</reg> when your fathers men
and <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>.</l></sp>
<pb n="C2V"/>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Thou art very welcome thither Dicke.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com.</speaker>
  <p><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> God I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> ye sir, I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> ye sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> God I <lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> a quart of wine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> ye sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> any place of the
world, <lb/>
there shall not a <reg orig="seruingman">serving-man</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="italic">Barkeshire</emph> fight
better <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg><lb/>
ye <reg orig="then">than</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> do, if you <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> any <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hand you<lb/>
shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> the maiden-head of my new sword: I <reg orig="paide">paid</reg> a<lb/>
quarters wages <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg><reg orig=" t"> it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Iesus.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil,</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg> this <reg orig="meate-failer">meat-failer</reg> Dicke,</l>
  <l>How well <reg orig="t'as">it has</reg> made the <reg orig="apparrell">apparel</reg> of his wit,</l>
  <l>And brought it into fashion of an <reg orig="honor">honour</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Prethe">Prithee</reg> Dicke <emph rend="italic">Comes</emph> but tell me how
thou <reg orig="doost">dost</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l>Faith sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a poor man of <reg orig="seruice">service</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil,</speaker>
  <l>Or <reg orig="seruingman">serving-man</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes,</speaker>
  <l>Indeed <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> called <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the vulgar.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil,</speaker>
  <l>Why where the <reg orig="diuell">devil</reg> hadst thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> word?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes,</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Oh">O</reg> sir, you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> the most
<reg orig="eloquenst">eloquent</reg> ale <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the<lb/>
world, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> blunt <reg orig="soyle">soil</reg> <reg orig="affoords">affords</reg> none such.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran,</speaker>
  <p><emph rend="italic">Philip</emph> <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> talking with this
drunken <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>,</p>
  <l>Say <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg> <reg orig="wheres">where is</reg> my father?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes,</speaker>
  <p>Marry I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my very good <reg orig="cheare">cheer</reg>, O<lb/>
Lord it is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much worth, you see I am bold with ye,<lb/>
Indeed you are not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="bolde">bold</reg> as welcome, I pray ye come<lb/>
<reg orig="oftner">oftener</reg>, <reg orig="Truely">Truly</reg> I shall trouble ye, all these ceremonies are<lb/>
<reg orig="dispatcht">dispatched</reg> between them, and they are gone.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran,</speaker>
  <l>Are they <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes,</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> before God are they,</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran,</speaker>
  <l>And wherefore came not you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> call me then?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com,</speaker>
  <l>Because I was <reg orig="loth">loath</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> change my game.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran,</speaker>
  <l>What game?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Co,</speaker>
  <l>You were at one sort of <reg orig="bowles">bowls</reg>, as I was at another,</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil,</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg> he <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> the <reg orig="buttrie">buttery</reg> <reg orig="bowles">bowls</reg> of <reg orig="beere">beer</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com,</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> god sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> tickled it.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran,</speaker>
  <l>Why what a swearing <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> this drunken <reg orig="asse">ass</reg>,</l>
  <l>Canst thou not say but <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> at <reg orig="euery">every</reg> word?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Peace do not <reg orig="marre">mar</reg> his humour <reg orig="prethie">prithee</reg> <emph rend="italic">Franke</emph>.</l>
</sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com,</speaker>
  <p>Let him alone, <reg orig="hees">he is</reg> <reg orig="aspringall">a
springall</reg>, he knows not what <lb/>
belongs <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> an oath.</p></sp>
<pb n="C3R"/>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg>, be quiet, or I do protest,</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l>Come, come, what do you protest?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> crack your <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> crack my <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg>, I lay  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> a <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> of
<seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Laye">Lay</reg> it <reg orig="downe">down</reg> <reg orig="and">if</reg> <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> dare:</l>
  <l>Nay <reg orig="sbloud">'sblood</reg>, <reg orig="ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="venter">venture</reg> a quarters wages of
<seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Cracke">Crack</reg> my <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> quoth <reg orig="a">he</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> not yet be quiet, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>, <reg orig="vrge">urge</reg> me?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Vrge">Urge</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> with a pox, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> <reg orig="vrges">urges</reg>  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>?</l>
  <l>You might <reg orig="haue">have</reg> said <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a
<reg orig="clowne">clown</reg>,</l>
  <l>Or one <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> had not been <reg orig="ore">over</reg> the sea <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see fashions,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I tell  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> true, and I
know <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> belongs <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a man,</l>
  <l>Crack my <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> <reg orig="and">if</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>
can.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="And">If</reg> I can <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>
<reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Holde">Hold</reg> <reg orig="haire">hair</reg> <reg orig="braine">brain</reg> <reg orig="holde">hold</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Doost">Dost</reg> thou not see <reg orig="hees">he is</reg>
<reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Naye">Nay</reg> let him come,</l>
  <l>Though he be my <reg orig="maisters">masters</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>, I am my <reg orig="maisters">masters</reg>
man,</l>
  <l>And a man is a man <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> any ground of England:</l>
  <l>Come, <reg orig="and">if</reg> he dares, <reg orig="a">he</reg> comes
<reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> his death,</l>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not budge an <reg orig="inche">inch</reg>:  <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> <reg orig="sbloud">'sblood</reg> <reg orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>
I</reg> not.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> not?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Stay <reg orig="prithe">prithee</reg> <emph rend="italic">Franke, Comes</emph> <reg
orig="doost">dost</reg>
thou <reg orig="heere">hear</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg
orig="heeres">hears</reg>,</l>
  <l>Stand away, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> trust none of you all,</l>
  <l>If I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> my <reg orig="backe">back</reg> against a
Cart <reg orig="wheele">wheel</reg>,</l>
  <l>I would not care, if the <reg orig="diuell">devil</reg> came,</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>, I am your friend.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your face, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Shees">She is</reg> a whore then.  </l>
</sp><sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Shees">She is</reg> as honest as <emph rend="italic">Nan
Lawson.</emph></l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> she?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l>One of his whores.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why hath he <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> as many as there be Churches <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>
London.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> a hundred and nine.</l></sp>
<pb n="C3V"/>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Faith he <reg orig="lyes">lies</reg> a hundred.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Then thou art a <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> nine.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> God, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg>
none:</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l>Now do I stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the George at Colbrooke.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> thou <reg orig="standst">standest</reg> 
    <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the Bull at <reg orig="S.">Saint</reg> Albones.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l>Boy  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="lye">lie</reg> the <reg orig="hornes">horns</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>The <reg orig="Buls">Bull is</reg> bitten, see how he buts.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Comes, comes</emph>, put <reg
orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>, my friend <reg orig="&">and</reg> thou
art friends.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="heere">hear</reg> him say
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> first.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Franke </emph> <reg orig="prethe">prithee</reg> do, be friends
and tell him <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, I am.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Put <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> sir, <reg orig="and">if</reg> <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> be a man put <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <l>I am easily <reg orig="perswaded">persuaded</reg> <reg orig="boye">boy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Ah <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> mad <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Comes.</speaker>
  <p>Come, come, a couple of <reg orig="whoremaisters">whoremasters</reg> I found <lb/>
 <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Loe">Lo</reg> <emph rend="italic">Franke </emph> <reg orig="doost">dost</reg>
thou not see <reg orig="hees">he is</reg> <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> twits me with thy disposition?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>What disposition?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Nan Lawson, Nan Lawson.</l>
</sp><sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
<l>Nay then.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> wag, <reg
orig="tis">it is</reg> well,</l>
  <l>If <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> get a wife, <reg orig="I
faith">Ifaith</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg> at home <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a <reg orig="Seruingman">Serving-man</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Hees">He is</reg> not <reg orig="humord">humoured</reg> bluntly as <emph
rend="italic">Comes</emph> is,</l>
  <l>Yet his condition makes me often merry,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell thee <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>, <reg orig="hees">he
is</reg> a fine neat fellow,</l>
  <l>A spruce <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>, I warrant  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>, 
<reg orig="heele">he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg>,</l>
  <l>His <reg orig="Cruell">Cruel</reg> garters <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> about the knee,</l>
  <l>His woollen hose, as white as the <reg orig="driuen">driven</reg> <reg orig="snowe">snow</reg>,</l>
  <l>His <reg orig="shooes">shoes</reg> dry Leather neat, and <reg orig="tyed">tied</reg> with red <reg orig="ribbins">ribbons</reg>,</l>
  <l>A Nosegay bound with laces <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his Hat,</l>
  <l>Bridelaces sir his hat, and all <reg orig="greene">green</reg> hat.</l>
  <l><reg orig="Greene">Green</reg> <reg orig="couerlet">coverlet</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> such a <reg orig="grasse">grass</reg> <reg orig="greene">green</reg> wit,</l>
  <l>The Goose <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="graseth">grazeth</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the <reg orig="greene">green</reg>, quoth he,</l>
  <l>May I <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>, when you shall <reg orig="buryed">buried</reg> be,</l>
  <l>All <reg orig="Prouerbes">Proverbs</reg> is his speech, <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> <reg orig="Prouerbs">Proverbs</reg>
all.</l></sp>
<pb n="C4R"/>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> he <reg orig="Prouerbes">Proverbs</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Because he would <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <reg orig="trueth">truth</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="prouerbes">proverbs</reg> <reg orig="youle">you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="confesse">confess</reg>, are <reg orig="ould">old</reg> said
sooth.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> this well, and one day I <milestone ed="block_text" unit="2K" n="3"/><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> see him,</l>
  <l>But shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> part?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Not yet, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bring <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>
<reg orig="somwhat">somewhat</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your way,</l>
  <l>And as <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> go, <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> your <reg orig="boye">boy</reg> and you,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> know where <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="braue">brave</reg> <reg orig="Praunser">Prancer</reg> stands
at <reg orig="leuery">livery</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Come, come, you shall not.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Philip.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">
Exeunt.</stage>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter maister Barnes </emph><emph
rend="italic">and his wife.</emph></stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Wife <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>, <reg orig="to day">today</reg> you were <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>
blame,</l>
  <l>Although my patience did not blame  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it:</l>
  <l><reg orig="Me thought">Methought</reg> the rules of <reg orig="loue">love</reg> and neighbourhood,</l>
  <l>Did not direct your thoughts, all indirect </l>
  <l>Were your proceedings, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="enterteine">entertain</reg></l>
  <l>Of them <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I <reg orig="inuited">invited</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my house.</l>
  <l>Nay stay, I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not chide but <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg> wife,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the mildest manner <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I may.</l>
  <l>You <reg orig="neede">need</reg> not view me with a <reg orig="seruants">servants</reg> eye,</l>
  <l>Whose <reg orig="vassailes">vassals</reg> <reg orig="sences">senses</reg> tremble at the <reg orig="looke">look</reg></l>
  <l>Of his displeased <reg orig="maister">master</reg>, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> my wife,</l>
  <l>You are <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, when <reg orig="selfe">self</reg>
sees fault <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="selfe">self</reg>.</l>
  <l><reg orig="Selfe">Self</reg> is <reg orig="sinne">sin</reg> obstinate, if <reg orig="selfe">self</reg> amend
not,</l>
  <l>Indeed I <reg orig="sawe">saw</reg> a fault <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>,</l>
  <l>And it hath set a <reg orig="foyle">foil</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> thy fame,</l>
  <l>Not as the <reg orig="foile">foil</reg> <reg orig="dooth">doth</reg> grace the Diamond.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>What fault sir did you see <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me <reg orig="to
day">today</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O do not set the organ of thy voice,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> such a grunting key of discontent:</l>
  <l>Do not <reg orig="deforme">deform</reg> the <reg orig="beautie">beauty</reg> of thy <reg orig="toung">tongue</reg>,</l>
  <l>With such <reg orig="mishapen">misshapen</reg> answers, rough <reg orig="wrathfull">wrathful</reg> words</l>
  <l>Are bastards got <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="rashnes">rashness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the thoughts,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Faire">Fair</reg> <reg orig="deameanors">demeanours</reg>, are <reg orig="Vertues">Virtues</reg> <reg orig="nuptiall">nuptial</reg> babes,</l>
  <l>The offspring, of the well instructed <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>,</l>
<pb n="C4V"/>
  <l>O let them call thee mother, then my wife,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> not barren of good <reg orig="courtesie">courtesy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg>, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>
done?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, and I had done well,</l>
  <l>If you would do, what I <reg orig="aduise">advise</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> well.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <p><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> is, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you would be good friends with <lb/>
<reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey.</emph></p></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>With <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey</emph>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> husband.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Could you but <reg orig="shew">show</reg> me any grounded cause.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>The grounded cause, I ground because I <reg orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>
not</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Your <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> hath little reason then I <reg
orig="thinke">think</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Yes sir, my reason equalleth my <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Lets">Let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <reg orig="heere">hear</reg> your
reason, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> your <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> is great.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Is all your reason, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not wife,</l>
  <l>Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> I held  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> more
wise,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Discreete">Discreet</reg>, and of more <reg orig="temprature">temperature</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="sence">sense</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a sullen <reg orig="humor">humour</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> affect,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <reg orig="womens">women's</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> borne common <reg orig="scholler">scholar</reg> phrase,</l>
  <l>Oft <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I heard a timely married <reg orig="girle">girl</reg>, </l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> newly left <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> call <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> mother mam,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> father Dad, but <reg orig="yester day">yesterday</reg> come
from,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> my good <reg orig="girle">girl</reg>, God send thee a good
husband,</l>
  <l>And now being taught <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> the name of
husband,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> when she would be wanton <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>,</l>
  <l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> husband <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> why, say <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> I chid men <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="vnmanly">unmanly</reg> <reg orig="choise">choice</reg>?</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> would not fit their <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>
thee</l>

  <l><reg orig="Pupell">Pupil</reg> such <reg orig="greene">green</reg> young things, and with thy <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg></l>
  <l>Tutor their wits, and art thou now infected,</l>
  <l>With this disease of imperfection,</l>
  <l>I blush <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee, ashamed at thy shame.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>A shame <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> makes thee rate me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<pb n="D1R"/>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O <reg orig="black mouthd">blackmouthed</reg> rage, thy breath is
<reg orig="boysterous">boisterous</reg>,</l>
  <l>And thou <reg orig="makst">makest</reg> <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> shake at this high <reg orig="storme">storm</reg>.</l>
  <l><reg orig="Shees">She is</reg> of good report, I know thou <reg orig="knowst">knowest</reg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>She is not, nor I know not, but I know </l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> thou <reg orig="doost">dost</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, therefore thinkst <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>Thou bearst with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, because she <reg orig="beares">bears</reg> with thee:</l>
  <l>Thou <reg orig="maist">mayst</reg> be ashamed <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg>
defence,</l>
  <l>She is a strumpet, and thou art <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> honest man </l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> defence against thy wife:</l>
  <l>If I catch <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="cockes">cocks</reg> bones,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> scratch out both <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> eyes.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O God!</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Nay <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> say <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> God <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the matter,</l>
  <l>Thou art the cause, thou <reg orig="badst">badest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my house,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Onely">Only</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="bleare">blear</reg> the eyes of <emph rend="italic">Goursie</emph>, didst
not?</l>
  <l>But I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> send him word I warrant thee,</l>
  <l>And ere I <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> <reg orig="to">too</reg>, trust <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> it sir.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Me thinkes">Methinks</reg> this is a <reg orig="mightie">mighty</reg> fault <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>I could be <reg orig="angrie">angry</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>:  <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> if I be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>I shall but put a <reg orig="Linke">Link</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> a <reg orig="Torche">Torch</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> greater light <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg>
fault:</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> rather smother it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="melancholly">melancholy</reg>,</l>
  <l>Nay, <reg orig="wisdome">wisdom</reg> bids me <reg orig="shunne">shun</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> passion.</l>
  <l>Then I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="studie">study</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a <reg orig="remedie">remedy</reg>,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a daughter, now <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg> <reg orig="inuocate">invocate</reg>,</l>
  <l>She be not of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg> spirit as <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> mother,</l>
  <l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, <reg orig="sheel">she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be a plague <reg
orig="vnto">unto</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> husband,</l>
  <l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> he be not <reg orig="pacient">patient</reg> and <reg orig="discreete">discreet</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> I hold the ease of all such trouble,</l>
  <l>Well, well, I would my daughter had a husband,</l>

  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> I would see how she would <reg orig="demeane">demean</reg> <reg orig="her
selfe">herself</reg> </l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> estate, it may be ill enough,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> God shall <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> me, well <reg orig="remembred">remembered</reg> now,</l>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Franke Goursey </emph> is his fathers <reg
orig="sonne">son</reg> and <reg orig="heyre">heir</reg>,</l>
  <l>A youth <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my heart I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> good hope
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>,</l>
  <l>My <reg orig="sences">senses</reg> say a match, my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> <reg orig="applaudes">applauds</reg> </l>
  <l>The motion:  <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> but his lands are great,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Hee">He</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <reg orig="hygh">high</reg>, why I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="straine">strain</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>.</l>
<pb n="D1V"/>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="dowrie">dowry</reg> <reg orig="equall">equal</reg> with his land,</l>
  <l>Good faith <reg orig="and">if</reg> <reg orig="twere">it were</reg> a
match, <reg orig=" twould">it would</reg> be a <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> </l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make their mothers friends:  <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> call my
daughter,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see how <reg orig=" shees">she is</reg> <reg orig="disposd">disposed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> marriage:</l>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Mall, </emph> where are  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>?</l></sp>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter</emph> Mall.</stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Father, <reg orig="heere">here</reg> I am.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Where is your mother?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>I saw <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> not forsooth, since you and she </l>
  <l>Went walking both together <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the garden.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Doost">Dost</reg> thou <reg orig="heere">hear</reg> me
<reg orig="girle">girl</reg>? I must dispute with thee,</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Father, the question then must not be hard,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I am very <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> argument.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Well, this it is, I say <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> marry.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>And this say I, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> marry.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Were it not good, then all men would not marry,</l>
  <l>But now they do.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Marry not all, but it is good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> marry.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Is it both good and bad, how can this be?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Why it is good <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> marry well,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> marry ill, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> greater hell.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>If thou mightst marry well, wouldst thou agree?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>I cannot tell, <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg> must appoint <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Wenche">Wench</reg> I am studying <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thy good indeed, </l>
</sp><sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>My hopes and <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg>, wish your thoughts good speed.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>But tell me <reg orig="wenche">wench</reg>, hast thou a <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> marry:</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>This question is too hard <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="bashfulnesse">bashfulness</reg>,</l>
  <l>And Father, now  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> pose my <reg orig="modestie">modesty</reg>,</l>
  <l>I am a <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>, and when  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> me thus,</l>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <reg orig="maide">maid</reg> must <reg orig="blushe">blush</reg>, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> pale and wan,</l>
  <l>And then <reg orig="looke">look</reg> pale <reg orig="againe">again</reg>,
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> change colour,</l>
  <l>As <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> thoughts change, with <reg orig="true fac'te">truefac'te</reg>
passion</l>
  <l>Of modest maidenhead, I could <reg orig="adorne">adorn</reg> me,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your question, make a sober <reg orig="cursey">curtsy</reg>,</l>
  <l>And with close <reg orig="clipt">clipped</reg> <reg orig="ciuilitie">civility</reg> be silent,</l>
  <l>Or <reg orig="els">else</reg> say <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> forsooth, or I forsooth,</l>
  <l>If I <reg orig="sayd">said</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> forsooth, I <reg orig="lye">lie</reg> forsooth. </l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="lye">lie</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> <reg orig="my
selfe">myself</reg> were deadly <reg orig="sinne">sin</reg>,</l>
  <l>Therefore I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <reg orig="trueth">truth</reg> and shame the
<reg orig="diuell">devil</reg>.</l>
<pb n="D2R"/>
  <l>Father, when first I heard  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> name a husband,</l>
  <l>At <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same very name, my spirits <reg orig="quickned">quickened</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Dispaire">Despair</reg> before had <reg orig="kild">killed</reg> them, they were dead,</l>
  <l>Because it was my hap <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> tarry,</l>
  <l>I was <reg orig="perswaded">persuaded</reg> I should <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> marry.</l>
  <l>And sitting sowing thus <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the ground,</l>
  <l>I fell <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="traunce">trance</reg> of meditation,</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, <reg
orig="Oh">O</reg> Lord said I,</l>
  <l>Shall it be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, must I <reg orig="vnmarryed">unmarried</reg> <reg orig="dye">die</reg>? </l>
  <l>And being <reg orig="angrie">angry</reg> Father, farther said,</l>
  <l>Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> saint Anne, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="dye">die</reg> a <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>,</l>
  <l>Good faith, before I <reg orig="camt">came</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this ripe groath,</l>
  <l>I did accuse the labouring time of <reg orig="sloath">sloth</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Me thought">Methought</reg> the <reg orig="yeere">year</reg> did <reg orig="runne">run</reg> but <reg orig="slowe">slow</reg>
about,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I thought each <reg orig="yeere">year</reg> ten I was without,</l>
  <l>Being <reg orig="foreteene">fourteen</reg>, and toward the <reg orig="tother">the other</reg> <reg orig="yeere">year</reg>:</l>
  <l>Good Lord thought I, <reg orig="fifteene">fifteen</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="nere">never</reg> be <reg
orig="heere">here</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard my mother say, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> then</l>
  <l><reg orig="Prittie">Pretty</reg> <reg orig="maides">maids</reg>, were fit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> handsome men,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Fifteene">Fifteen</reg> past, <reg orig="sixeteene">sixeteen</reg>, and <reg orig="seuenteene">seventeen</reg> too,</l>
  <l>What, thought I, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not this husband do? </l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> man marry me, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> men
<reg orig="forsworne">forsworn</reg>,</l>
  <l>Such beauty and such youth?  shall youth be <reg orig="worne">worn</reg></l>
  <l>As rich <reg orig="mens">men's</reg> <reg orig="gownes">gowns</reg>, more with age <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg>?</l>
  <l>Why then I let restrained <reg orig="fansie">fancy</reg> loose,</l>
  <l>And bad it gaze <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> pleasure:  then <reg orig="loue">love</reg> swore
me</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> do <reg orig="what ere">whatever</reg>? my mother did before me,</l>
  <l>Yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good faith, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg
orig="beene">been</reg> very loath,</l>
  <l>But now it <reg orig="lyes">lies</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="saue">save</reg> my oath:</l>
  <l>If I shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a husband, get him quickly,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="maides">maids</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="weres">wear</reg> <reg orig="Corke">Cork</reg> <reg orig="shooes">shoes</reg>, may step <reg orig="awrie">awry</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Beleeue">Believe</reg> me wench, I do not apprehend thee,</l>
  <l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this pleasant <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> do commend thee:</l>
  <l>I must <reg orig="confesse">confess</reg>, <reg orig="loue">love</reg> <reg
orig="dooth">doth</reg> thee <reg orig="mightie">mighty</reg> wrong,</l>
  <l>But I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> see thee <reg orig="haue">have</reg> thy right ere long,</l>
  <l>I know a young may, whom I <reg orig="holde">hold</reg> most fit,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> thee, both <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="liuing">living</reg> and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>
wit,</l>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="goe">go</reg> write about it presently.</l>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<pb n="D2V"/> </sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Good father do, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> God <reg orig="me
thinkes">methinks</reg> I should</l>
  <l>Wife it as fine as any woman could: </l>
  <l>I could carry a <reg orig="porte">port</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="obayde">obeyed</reg>,</l>
  <l>Carry a <reg orig="maistering">mastering</reg> eye <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> my <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>,</l>
  <l>With minion do your <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> or <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg></l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all house <reg orig="authoritie">authority</reg> betake me. </l>
  <l>O God would I were <reg orig="marryed">married</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my troth,</l>
  <l>But if I be not, I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> my oath.
</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Enter Mis. Bar.</stage>
<sp who="D">
  <l>How now minion, <reg orig="wher">where</reg> <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> you <reg orig="bin">been</reg> gadding?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Forsooth my father called me <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Your father, and what said he <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg></reg> <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> I pray?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Nothing forsooth.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Nothing:  <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> cannot be, something he said, </l>
</sp><sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <reg orig="somthing">something</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> as good as nothing
was.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Come let me <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="somthing">something</reg> nothing
then.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Nothing but of a husband <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me mother.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>A husband, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> was <reg orig="somthing">something</reg>, but what husband?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Nay faith I know not mother, would I did.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>I would <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> did, <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> are 
<reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="hastie">hasty</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Hastie">Hasty</reg> mother, why how <reg orig="olde">old</reg> am I?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Too young <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> marry.</l>
</sp><sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Nay <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="masse">mass</reg> ye lie.</l>
  <l>Mother, how <reg orig="olde">old</reg> were you when you did marry?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>How <reg orig="olde">old</reg> <reg orig="so ere">soere</reg> I was, yet you shall tarry.</l></sp>

<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Then the worse <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me, <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> Mother <reg orig="harke">hark</reg>,</l>
  <l>The Priest forgets <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> ere he was a Clarke,</l>
  <l>When you were at my <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="holde">hold</reg> my
life,</l>
  <l>Your <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> was <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> change maidenhead <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> wife.</l>
  <l>Pardon me mother, I am of your <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my troth I take it but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Do  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> daughter, you
shall staye my <reg orig="leasure">leisure</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Do you <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> mother, would you stay from pleasure,</l>
  <l>When <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it?  go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> <reg orig="there's">there is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> wrong</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> this, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> let <reg orig="maides">maids</reg> <reg orig="lye">lie</reg> alone <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long,</l>
  <l>Lying alone they muse but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <reg orig="beddes">beds</reg>,</l>
  <l>How they might loose their long kept maiden heads, </l>
  <l>This is the cause there is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many scapes,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> women <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> are wise, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not lead Apes</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> hell, I tell  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> mother I say true,</l>
<pb n="D3R"/>
  <l>Therefore come husband, maiden head <reg orig="adew">adieu</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Well <reg orig="lustie">lusty</reg> guts, I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make ye stay,</l>
  <l>And set some <reg orig="rubbes">rubs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your <reg orig="mindes">minds</reg> <reg orig="smothest">smoothest</reg> nay.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Enter Philip.</stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
 <l part="I">Mother.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis.</speaker>
<l part="F">How now <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>, where <reg orig="haue">have</reg> ye <reg
orig="beene">been</reg> walking?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Ouer">Over</reg> the <reg orig="medes">meadows</reg> <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <emph
rend="italic">Milton </emph> mother, </l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> my friend <emph rend="italic">Franke Goursey </emph>
<reg orig="companie">company</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Wher's">Where is</reg> your <reg orig="blew">blue</reg> <reg orig="coate">coat</reg>, your sword <reg
orig="&">and</reg> buckler sir?</l>
  <l>Get you <reg orig="such like">suchlike</reg> <reg orig="habite">habit</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a <reg orig="seruingman">serving-man</reg>,</l>
  <l>If you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="waight">weight</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the brat of <emph
rend="italic">Goursey.</emph></l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Mother, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you are <reg orig="moou'd">moved</reg> this makes <reg orig="mee">me</reg>
wonder,</l>
  <l>when I departed I did <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> ye friends,</l>
  <l>What <reg orig="vndigested">undigested</reg> <reg orig="iarre">jar</reg> hath since betided?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Such as almost doth <reg orig="choake">choke</reg> thy mother boy,</l>

  <l>And stifles <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> with the conceit of it,</l>
  <l>I am <reg orig="abusde">abused</reg> my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <emph
rend="italic">Gourseys </emph> wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursie?</emph></l>
</sp><sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> <reg orig="flurt">flirt</reg>, you <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> strumpet,</l>
  <l>Light <reg orig="aloue">of love</reg>, <reg orig="shorte">short</reg> <reg orig="heeles">heels</reg>, <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Goursey</emph>,</l>
  <l>Call <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg> and thou wert better
<seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">no</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>O my <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> mother <reg orig="haue">have</reg> some patience,</l></sp>
  
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> sir <reg orig="haue">have</reg> patience, and see your father</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> rifle <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> the treasure of my <reg
orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
  <l>And play the spendthrift <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> such an harlot?</l>
  <l>This fame <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> make me <reg orig="haue">have</reg> patience, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> it
not?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>This fame is <reg orig="womens">women's</reg> most impatience,</l>
  <l>Yet mother I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> often heard ye say,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> found my father temperate,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> free from such affections.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, till my too much <reg orig="loue">love</reg>
did glut his thoughts,</l>
  <l> And make him <milestone ed="block_text" unit="2K" n="4"/>seek <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> change.</l></sp>
  
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>O change your <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>,</l>
<l>My father <reg orig="beares">bears</reg> more <reg orig="cordiall">cordial</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you.</l></sp>
  
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Thou liest, thou liest, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> he <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> <emph rend="italic">Gourseys
</emph> wife, not me.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Now I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> mother you are much <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg></reg> blame,</l>
  <l>I durst be <reg orig="sworne">sworn</reg> he <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> you as his <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Wilt thou be pampered <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> affection?</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> nature teach thee such <reg orig="vilde">vild</reg> <reg orig="periurie">perjury</reg>?</l>
  <l>Wilt thou be <reg orig="sworne">sworn</reg>, I <reg orig="forlorne">forlorn</reg>, <reg orig="carelesse">careless</reg> boy?</l>
<pb n="D3V"/>
  <l>And if thou <reg orig="swearst">swearest</reg>, I say he <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> me not.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>He <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> ye but too well I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Vnlesse">Unless</reg> ye <reg orig="knewe">knew</reg> much better how <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Doth he <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> sir? thou <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg> boy,</l>
  <l>Too well <reg orig="sayest">sayst</reg> thou, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> word shall cost <corr sic="the">thee</corr>
somewhat,</l>
  <l>O monstrous, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I brought thee <reg
orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this?</l>
  <l>Too well:  <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> <reg orig="vnkinde">unkind</reg>, wicked and degenerate, </l>
  <l>Hast thou the heart <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> of thy mother?</l>
  <l>Well, God <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> plague thee <reg orig="fort"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it</reg>, I warrant
thee, </l>
  <l>Out <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thee <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>, fie <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> thee wretch,
</l>
  <l>Out of my sight, out of my sight I say.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>This <reg orig="ayre">air</reg> is pleasant, and doth please me well,</l>
  <l>And here I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> stay.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Wilt thou <reg orig="stubborne">stubborn</reg> <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>?</l></sp>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter</emph> M. Bar.</stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>How now, <reg orig="whats">what is</reg> the matter?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Thou <reg orig="setst">settest</reg> thy <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="scoffe">scoff</reg> and <reg orig="mocke">mock</reg> at <reg
orig="mee">me</reg>, </l>
  <l><reg orig="Ist">Is it</reg> not sufficient I am <reg orig="wrongd">wronged</reg> of thee?</l>
  <l>But he must be an agent <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> abuse me,</l>
  <l>Must I be <reg orig="subiect">subject</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my cradle too?  <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> God, <reg
orig="Oh">O</reg> God amend it.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Why how now <emph rend="italic">Phillip</emph>, is this true
my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Deare">Dear</reg> father she is much impatient:</l>
  <l><reg orig="Nere">Never</reg> let <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> hand assist me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my need,</l>
  <l>If I more said, <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she thought <reg orig="amisse">amiss</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you were <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> licentious
<reg orig="giuen">given</reg>,</l>
  <l>And thus much more, when she <reg orig="inferd">inferred</reg> it more,</l>
  <l>I swore an oath you <reg orig="lou'de">loved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> but too well,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> as <reg orig="guiltie">guilty</reg> I do hold <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>,</l>
  <l>Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> more considerate <reg orig="triall">trial</reg>,</l>
  <l>I know my fault, I should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> borne with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>Blame me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="rashnesse">rashness</reg>, then not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> want of <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>I do <reg orig="absolue">absolve</reg> thee, and come <reg orig="hether">hither</reg> <emph rend="italic">Philip</emph>,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> writ a letter <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> <reg orig="maister">master</reg>
<emph rend="italic">Goursey</emph>,</l>
  <l>And I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> tell thee the contents thereof,</l>
  <l>But tell me first, thinkst thou <emph rend="italic">Franke Goursey
</emph> <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> thee?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>If <corr sic="rhat"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg></corr> a man <reg orig="deuoted">devoted</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a man,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Loyall">Loyal</reg>, religious, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> hallowed <reg orig="vowes">vows</reg>,</l>
  <l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> a man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> laboursome,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="worke">work</reg> his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> thoughts <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his friends
delight,</l>
<pb n="D4R"/>
  <l><corr sic="M y">May</corr> purchase good opinion with his friend,</l>
  <l>Then I may say, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> done this <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> well,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I may <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <emph rend="italic">Franke
Goursey</emph>
<reg orig="loues">loves</reg> me well</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> well, and I am much <reg orig="deceiued">deceived</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him,</l>
  <l>And if he be not sober, wise, and valiant.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>I hope my father takes me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thus wise,</l>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="glew">glue</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg
orig="loue">love</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> one </l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> hath not some desert of <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him,</l>
  <l><reg orig="What ere">Whatever</reg> you <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>
of him, <reg orig="beleeue">believe</reg> me father,</l>
  <l>He <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be answerable <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> your thoughts,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> any <reg orig="qualitie">quality</reg> commendable.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Thou <reg orig="chearst">cheerest</reg> my hopes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good faith,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Thaust">Thou hast</reg> made my <reg
orig="loue">love</reg> complete <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> thy friend,</l>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Philip </emph> I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> him,
and I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>I could <reg orig="affoorde">afford</reg> him a good wife I know.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Father, a wife?</l>
</sp><sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Phillip </emph> a wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>I lay my life my sister.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good faith.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Then father he shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, he shall I
<reg orig="sweare">swear</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>How canst thou say <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, knowing not his <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Als">All is</reg> one <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> go <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him
straight,</l>
  <l>Father if you would <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> this <reg orig="seuen">seven</reg> <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> day,</l>
  <l>You could not find a fitter match <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>And he shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> he shall,</l>
  <l>He were as good be hanged as once deny <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <reg orig="I
faith">Ifaith</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Hayrebraine">Hare-brain</reg>, <reg orig="hayrebraine">hare-brain</reg> stay,</l>
  <l>As yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> do not know his fathers <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>,</l>
  <l>Why what <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey </emph> say

my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,</l>
  <l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> should motion it without his knowledge?</l>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <reg orig="hees">he is</reg> a wise and discreet Gentleman,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> expects from me all honest parts,</l>
  <l>Nor shall he <reg orig="faile">fail</reg> his expectation,</l>
  <l>First I do <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make him <reg orig="priuie">privy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it,</l>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Phillip</emph> this letter is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>
effect.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Father, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Gads sake send it quickly then,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> call your man, what <emph
rend="italic">Hugh</emph>, <reg orig="wheres">where is</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Hugh</emph>, there ho,</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <p><emph rend="italic">Phillip</emph> if this would <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> a match, It were
the<lb/>
only means <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> could be found, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make thy mother friends <lb/>
with Mis.  <emph rend="italic">Gou.</emph></p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l>How a match?  <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> warrant ye a match.</l>
<pb n="D4V"/>
  <l>My <reg orig="Sister's">Sister is</reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>, Franke Goursie
he is rich,</l>
  <l>His <reg orig="dowrie">dowry</reg> too <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be sufficient,</l>
  <l><emph rend="italic"><reg orig="Franke's">Frank is</reg> </emph> young, and
youth is apt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my troth my sisters <reg orig="maiden
head">maidenhead</reg></l>
  <l>Stands <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a game at tennis, if the ball</l>
  <l>Hit into the hole or hazard, <reg orig="fare well">farewell</reg> all.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic"><corr sic="Mis. Bar.">M.
Bar.</corr></speaker>
  <l>How now, <reg orig="where's">where is</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Hugh</emph>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why what doth this <reg orig="prouerbial">proverbial</reg> with <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>, why
<reg orig="where's">where is</reg> <emph rend="italic">Hugh</emph>?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Peace, peace.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Where's">Where is</reg> <emph rend="italic">Hugh </emph> I
say?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Be not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="hastie">hasty</reg> <emph rend="italic">Philip.</emph></l>
</sp><sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Father let me alone,</l>
  <l>I do it but <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> some sport,</l>
  <l>This <reg orig="formall">formal</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> your man <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> but <reg orig="prouerbs">proverbs</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> men what they can <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him, <reg
orig="hee l">he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="answere">answer</reg></l>
  <l>With some rime, rotten sentence, or <reg orig="olde">old</reg> saying,</l>
  <l>Such spokes as the ancient of the parish <reg orig="vse">use</reg>,</l>
  <l>With neighbour <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> an <reg orig="olde">old</reg> <reg orig="prouerbe">proverb</reg> and a true,</l>
  <l>Goose giblets are good <reg orig="meate">meat</reg>, old <reg orig="sacke">sack</reg> better <reg orig="then">than</reg> 
new:</l>
  <l>Then <reg orig="saies">says</reg> another, neighbour <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is true,</l>
  <l>And when each man hath <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg> his gallon round,</l>
  <l>A penny pot, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> the <reg orig="olde">old</reg> <reg orig="mans">man's</reg>
gallon,</l>
  <l>Then doth he <reg orig="licke">lick</reg> his <reg orig="lippes">lips</reg> and stroke his beard,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> is</reg> <reg orig="glewed">glued</reg> together with his <reg orig="slauering">slavering</reg>
<reg orig="droppes">drops</reg></l>
  <l>Of <reg orig="yestie">yeasty</reg> ale, and when he scarce can trim,</l>
  <l>His <reg orig="goutie">gouty</reg> fingers, thus <reg orig="hee l">he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> philip it,</l>
  <l>And with a rotten hem say hey my hearts,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Merrie">Merry</reg> go <reg orig="sorrie">sorry</reg> <reg orig="cocke">cock</reg> and <reg orig="pye">pie</reg> my hearts,</l>
  <l>But then their <reg orig="sauing">saving</reg> <reg orig="pennie">penny</reg> <reg orig="prouerbe">proverb</reg> comes,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is this:  they <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the wine,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Berladie"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> lady</reg> <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> shall lay their <reg orig="pennie">penny</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> mine,</l>
  <l>This was one of this <reg orig="pennyfathers">penny father's</reg> bastards,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my life he was <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> begot,</l>
  <l>Without the consent of some great <reg orig="prouerbmonger">proverbmonger</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O ye are a wag,</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Well, now <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> my <reg orig="businesse">business</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Swounds">'swounds</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> mouth <reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> made
of old fed <reg orig="sawes">saws</reg>,</l>
  <l>And nothing else, say nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>
now?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>O <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Philip </emph> <reg orig="forbeare">forbear</reg>, you must not <reg orig="leape">leap</reg> <reg
orig="ouer">over</reg> <lb/>
<pb n="E1R"/>
the <reg orig="stile">style</reg> before you come at it, haste makes waste, <reg orig="softe">soft</reg> fire <lb/>
makes <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> malt, not too fast <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> falling, <reg orig="there's">there is</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="hast">haste</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <lb/>
hang true men.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <p>Father <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="ha te">have it</reg>, ye see <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg
orig="ha te">have it</reg>, now <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I see if my <lb/>
<reg orig="memorie">memory</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="serue">serve</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> some <reg orig="prouerbs">proverbs</reg> too.  <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> a painted
<reg orig="cloath">cloth</reg> <lb/>
were as <reg orig="wel">well</reg> worth a shilling, as a <reg orig="theefe">thief</reg> <reg orig="woorth">worth</reg> a halter: 
<reg orig="wel">well</reg>, <lb/>
after my <reg orig="heartie">hearty</reg> commendations as I was at the making hereof, <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> it is, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I hope as you speed, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> you<reg orig=" re"> are</reg>
sure a swift horse <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> tier, but he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="trottes">trots</reg> <reg orig="easilie">easily</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="indure">endure</reg>, you <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> most <lb/>
learnedly <reg orig="prouerbde">proverbed</reg> it, commending the <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> of patience or <lb/>
forbearance, but yet you <reg orig="knowe">know</reg> forbearance is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg>
quittance </p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>I promise ye <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Philip </emph> you <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> spoken as true<lb/> as <reg orig="steele">steel</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <p>Father, <reg orig="theres">there is</reg> a <reg orig="prouerbe">proverb</reg> well applied.</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>And it seemeth <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> me, <reg orig="I">aye</reg> it
<reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you <lb/><reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Phillip </emph>
<reg orig="mocke">mock</reg> me, do you not know <emph rend="italic"> qui mocat mocabitur, </emph> <lb/>
<reg orig="mocke">mock</reg> age and <reg orig="se">see</reg> how it <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> prosper?</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why ye whoreson <reg orig="prouerbbooke">proverb book</reg> bound <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>
<reg orig="follio">folio</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="haue">have</reg> ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> other <reg orig="sence">sense</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> me,</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="euery">every</reg> word a <reg orig="prouerbe">proverb</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> other English?</l>
  <l>Well, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="fulfill">fulfil</reg> a <reg orig="prouerb">proverb</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thee
straight.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>What is it sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> fetch my fist from thine <reg orig="eare">ear</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Beare">Bear</reg> <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg> he threatens me.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Father <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same is the cowards common <reg orig="prouerbe">proverb</reg>,</l>
  <l>But come, come <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>, tell me where <emph rend="italic">Hugh</emph>
is?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>I may and I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, I need not except I list, you shall <lb/>
not <reg orig="commaund">command</reg> me, you <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me neither <reg orig="meate">meat</reg>, <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg>, nor
<lb/>
wages, I am your fathers man, <reg orig="&">and</reg> a <reg orig="man's">
man is</reg> a man <reg orig="&">if</reg> <reg orig="a">he</reg> <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> but a <lb/>
hose <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his <reg orig="hed">head</reg>, do not misuse me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>, do not, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg
orig="thogh">though</reg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <lb/>
is bound must <reg orig="obay">obey</reg>, yet he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not <reg orig="tarrie">tarry</reg> may
<reg orig="runne">run</reg> away <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> he may.</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Peace <emph rend="italic">Nicke, </emph> <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> see <reg orig="hee">he</reg> shall <reg orig="vse">use</reg> thee well,</l>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> peace <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>, here Nicke take this letter,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Carrie">Carry</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> whom it is directed.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> whom is it?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="reade">read</reg> it, canst thou read?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Forsooth though none of the best, yet meanly:</l></sp>

<pb n="E1V"/>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="doost">dost</reg> thou not <reg orig="vse">use</reg> it?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nic.</speaker>
  <p>Forsooth as <reg orig="vse">use</reg> makes <reg orig="perfectnes">perfectness</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="seldome">seldom</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> <lb/>
is <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> forgotten.</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Well said, but go, it is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Goursey</emph>,</l> </sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Now sir, what <reg orig="prouerb">proverb</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="deliuer">deliver</reg> a
letter?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>What need you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> care?  <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you?  you <lb/>
may <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> when ye are spoken <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, and <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> your
<reg orig="winde">wind</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <lb/>
<reg orig="coole">cool</reg> your pottage:  well well, you are my <reg orig="maisters">masters</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> and
<lb/>
you <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his <reg orig="lande">land</reg>, but they <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> hope <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>
dead <reg orig="mens">men's</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="shooes">shoes</reg>, may hap go <reg orig="barefoote">barefoot</reg>:  take heed, as <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> goes the <lb/>
<reg orig="yong">young</reg> sheep <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the pot as the <reg orig="olde">old</reg>.  I pray God <reg orig="saue">save</reg> my <reg orig="Maisters">Masters</reg> <lb/>
life, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="sildome">seldom</reg> comes the better.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>O he hath <reg orig="giuen">given</reg> it me:  farewell <reg orig="prouerbes">proverbs</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Farewell frost.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>shall I fling an <reg orig="olde">old</reg> <reg orig="shooe">shoe</reg> after ye?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, you should say God send <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> weather after me,
</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> good <reg orig="lucke">luck</reg>. </l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>A good <reg orig="lucke">luck</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> ye.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Alas <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> <reg orig="vses">uses</reg> <reg orig="al">all</reg>
his wit,</l>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Phillip <reg orig="infaith"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> faith</reg> this mirth hath cheered
thought,</emph></l>
  <l>And <reg orig="cussend">cozened</reg> it of <reg orig="hiaright">aright</reg> play of passion,</l>
  <l>Go after <emph rend="italic">Nick</emph>, and when thou thinkst <reg
orig="hees">he is</reg> there,</l>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> and <reg orig="vrge">urge</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> writ,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> these <reg orig="meddowes">meadows</reg> make a <reg orig="cerckling">circling</reg>
<reg orig="walke">walk</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my meditation <reg orig="coniure">conjure</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>As <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> some send of thought <reg orig="selfeeating">self-eating</reg> anger,</l>
  <l>shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my <reg orig="spels">spells</reg> of treason vanish quite</l>
  <l>Away, and let me <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> from thee <reg orig="to
night">tonight</reg></l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="To night">Tonight</reg>, yes <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> you <reg
orig="shal">shall</reg>, but <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> ye father,</l>
  <l><reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you my sister waking <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <emph rend="italic">Franke </emph> I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> <reg
orig="shal">shall</reg> <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> ere I <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt.
</stage>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter</emph> Franke <emph rend="italic">and
</emph> Boy.</stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Frank.</speaker>
  <l>I am very <reg orig="drie">dry</reg> with walking <reg orig="ore">over</reg> the <reg orig="greene">green</reg>,</l>
  <l>Butler some <reg orig="beere">beer</reg>, <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg> call the Butler.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Nay faith sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> must <reg orig="haue">have</reg> some smith <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>
<reg orig="giue">give</reg> the butler</l>
  <l>A drench, or cut him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the forehead, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> he hath got</l>
  <l>A horses <reg orig="desease">disease</reg>, namely the staggers, <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg> <reg
orig="hees">he is</reg> a good</l>
<pb n="E2R"/>
  <l><reg orig="Huswife">Housewife</reg>, he <reg orig="reeles">reels</reg> <reg orig="al">all</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> he wrought <reg
orig="to day">today</reg>, and he were good</l>
  <l>Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> play at dice, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> he <reg orig="castes">casts</reg> excellent well.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>How <reg orig="meanst">meanest</reg> thou, is he <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>I cannot tell, but I am sure he hath more liquor <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him</l>
  <l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> a whole dicker of <reg orig="hydes">hides</reg>, <reg orig="hees">he
is</reg> <reg orig="sockt">socked</reg> <reg orig="throughly">thoroughly</reg> <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Wel">Well</reg>, go and call him, bid him bring me
<reg orig="drinke">drink</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> sir.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>My mother <reg orig="powtes">pouts</reg> and <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> merrily,</l>
  <l>Neither <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> my father nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me,</l>
  <l>He <reg orig="saies">says</reg> she fell out with <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> Barnes <reg orig="to day">today</reg>,</l>
  <l>Then I am sure they<reg orig=" l"> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not be quickly friends,</l>
  <l>Good Lord what kind of creatures women are?</l>
  <l>Their <reg orig="loue">love</reg> is lightly <reg orig="wonne">won</reg> and lightly lost,</l>
  <l>And then their hate is deadly and <reg orig="extreame">extreme</reg>.</l>
  <l>He <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> doth take a wife, betakes <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg></l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> all the cares and troubles of the world.</l>
  <l>Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="disquietnesse">disquietness</reg> doth <reg orig="greeue">grieve</reg> my father,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Greeues">Grieves</reg> me, and troubles all the house besides,</l>
  <l>What, shall I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> some <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg>?  how now a <reg orig="horne">horn</reg>?</l>
  <l>Belike the drunken <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> is <reg orig="falne">fallen</reg> <reg orig="a sleepe">asleepe</reg>,</l>
  <l>And now the boy doth wake him with his <reg orig="horne">horn</reg>:</l>
  <l>How now <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>, <reg orig="wheres">where  is</reg> the butler?</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Ent. Boy.</stage>
<sp who="G">
  <p><reg orig="Marie">Marry</reg> sir, where he was <reg orig="euen">even</reg> now <reg orig="a sleepe">asleepe</reg>, but I<lb/>
<reg orig="wakt">waked</reg> him, and when he <reg orig="wakt">waked</reg>, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> thought he was <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>
<reg orig="maister">master</reg> <lb/>
<emph rend="italic">Barnses </emph> <reg orig="butterie">buttery</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> he <reg orig="stretcht">stretched</reg> <reg
orig="himselfe">himself</reg> thus: and <reg orig="yauning">yawning</reg> <lb/>
said, Nicke, honest Nicke fill a fresh <reg orig="bowle">bowl</reg> of ale, stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it <lb/>
Nicke <reg orig="and">if</reg> thou beest a man of Gods making, stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it: 
and <lb/>
then I winded my <reg orig="horne">horn</reg>, and <reg orig="hees">he is</reg> <reg orig="hornemad">horn mad</reg>.</p>
</sp><stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Hodge.</stage>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <l>Boy hey, ho boy, <reg orig="and">if</reg> thou beest a man draw, <reg
orig="Oh">O</reg> <reg orig="heres">here is</reg> <lb/>
a blessed <reg orig="mooneshine">moonshine</reg> God be thanked, boy is not this goodly <lb/>
weather <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> barley?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <p>Spoken <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a right maulster <emph rend="italic">Hodge, </emph>
but <reg orig="doost">dost</reg> thou <lb/>
<reg orig="heare">hear</reg>?  thou art not <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <milestone ed="block_text" unit="2K" n="5"/>I <reg orig="scorne">scorn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg
orig="I faith"><reg orig="Ifaith"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> faith</reg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="P"><speaker rend="italic">But.</speaker>
  <l>But thy fellow <emph rend="italic">Dicke Coomes </emph> is
mightily <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Drunke">Drunk</reg>, a plague <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> it, when a man cannot <reg orig="carrie">carry</reg> his <lb/>
<reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> well:  <reg orig="sbloud">'sblood</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it.</p></sp>
<pb n="E2V"/>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Hold man see <reg orig="and">if</reg> thou canst stand first.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodg.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Drunke">Drunk</reg>:  <reg orig="hees">he is</reg> a beast <reg orig="and">if</reg> he
be <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg>, <reg orig="thers">there is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> man<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is a sober man <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg>, <reg orig="hees">he is</reg> a boy
<reg orig="and">if</reg> he be drunk.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <reg
orig="hees">he is</reg> a man as thou art.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <p>Thus <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> when a man <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not be ruled <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> his
<reg orig="frends">friends</reg>, <lb/>
I bad him <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> the lee, but he kept <reg
orig="downe">down</reg> the weather, <lb/>
two <reg orig="bowes">bows</reg> I <reg orig="tolde">told</reg> him be would be taken with a <reg orig="plannet">planet</reg>, but <lb/>
the <reg orig="wiseff">wisest</reg> of <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> all may fall</p></sp>
<stage> rend="italic">Boy trips him.</stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>True <emph rend="italic">Hodge. </emph></l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Whope">Whoopee</reg> lend me thy hand Dicke, I am <reg orig="falne">fallen</reg> into a <lb/>
well, lend me thy hand I shall be drowned else.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
 <l part="I"> Hold fast <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the bucket <emph rend="italic">Hodge.
</emph></l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
<l part="F">A rope <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> there is a rope <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> it, but where art thou <emph
rend="italic">Hodge? </emph></l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> a Well, I <reg orig="prethie">prithee</reg> draw <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Come <reg orig="giue">give</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> thy
body, wind <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>, <reg orig="hoyst">hoist</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <l>I am <reg orig="ouer">over</reg> head and <reg orig="eares">ears</reg>, </l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">In</seg> all <emph rend="italic">Hodge, </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> all.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>How loathsome is this beast <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> shape <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me?</l>
  <l>This mould of reason <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="vnreasonable">unreasonable</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg>, why <reg orig="doost">dost</reg> thou trip him <reg
orig="downe">down</reg> seeing <reg orig="hees">he is</reg>
<reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Because sir I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="drunkcards">drunkards</reg> <reg orig="cheape">cheap</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran</speaker>
  <l>How <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> ye?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <p>Why they say <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> when <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg> hath a <reg orig="fal">fall</reg>, it is cheap, <lb/>
and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> of drunkards.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> him <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>, but <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg>
<reg orig="knockes">knocks</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <p>Sir <reg orig="heeres">here is</reg> one of <reg orig="maister">master</reg> Barnesies men with a letter
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <lb/>
my <reg orig="olde">old</reg> <reg orig="maister">master</reg>. </p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <p><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Which</seg> of them is it?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>They call him <emph rend="italic">Nicholas </emph> sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Go call him <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>. <lb/></l>
</sp><stage rend="italic">Enter Coomes.</stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> your <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> ho, how now young <reg orig="maister">master</reg>, how <reg orig="ist">is
it</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="looke">look</reg> ye <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg> where your fellow lies,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Hees">He is</reg> a fine taking is he not?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Whope">Whoopee</reg> <emph rend="italic">Hodge, </emph> where art thou man, where art
thou?</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <l>O <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a Well.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Co.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> a well man, nay then thou art <reg orig="deepe">deep</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="vnderstanding">understanding</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> once <reg orig="to day">today</reg> you were
almost <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com.</speaker>
  <p><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> I, go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> young <reg orig="maister">master</reg>, I do not <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> this <reg orig="humor">humour</reg> <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> true, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> <reg orig="euery">every</reg> man
his due, and <reg orig="giue">give</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <lb/>
<pb n="E3R"/>
more: say I was <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> such a case, go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> the greatest
indignation<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> can be offered <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a man: and but a <reg orig="mans">man is</reg>
more godlier <lb/>
<reg orig="giuen">given</reg>, you were able <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make him:  <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> out his heart <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, <lb/>
what though <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> honest <emph rend="italic">Hodge </emph> <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> cut his finger <reg orig="heere">here</reg>?  or as <lb/>
some say, cut a feather?  what though he be mump, misled, blind, <lb/>
or as it were, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> consequent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me:  you know I
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg> <lb/>
all the Alehouses <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Abington <reg orig="drye">dry</reg>, and <reg orig="laide">laid</reg> the taps <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the <lb/>
tables when I had <reg orig="doone">done</reg>:  <reg orig="sbloud">'sblood</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> challenge all the true rob-pots<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Europe, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="leape">leap</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="chinne">chin</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="barrell">barrel</reg> of <reg orig="Beere">Beer</reg>, <lb/>
and if I cannot <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> it <reg orig="downe">down</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="foote">foot</reg> ere I <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg>,
<reg orig="&">and</reg> then <lb/>
set the tap <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the midst of the house, <reg orig="&">and</reg> then <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> a good
<reg orig="turne">turn</reg> <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the toe <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> it, let me be counted <reg orig="no body">nobody</reg>, a
pingler, nay let <lb/>
me bound <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> nothing but small <reg orig="Beere">Beer</reg> <reg orig="seauen">seven</reg> <reg orig="yeeres">years</reg> after, <lb/>
and I had as leese be hanged. </p></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Nicholas. </stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <p>Peace sir, I must <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with one, <emph
rend="italic">Nicholas</emph> I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <lb/>
your name is. </p> </sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>True as the skin <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> your <reg orig="browes">brows</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Well, how <reg orig="dooth">doth</reg> thy <reg orig="maister">master</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Forsooth <reg orig="liue">live</reg>, and the best <reg orig="dooth">doth</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> better.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Where is the letter he hath sent me?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic"><foreign rend="italic" lang="Latin"> Ecce signum,
</foreign>
</emph> <reg orig="heere">here</reg> it is.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> right as <emph rend="italic">Philip </emph>
said, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="afine">a fine</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>,</l>
  <l>This letter is directed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my father,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> carry it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him, <emph
rend="italic">Dick Coomes </emph>make him <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, <reg orig="ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make him
<reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> <reg orig="and">if</reg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <emph rend="italic">Richard, </emph> it is good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be merry
and wise.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>Well <emph rend="italic">Nicholas, </emph> as thou art <emph
rend="italic">Nicholas, </emph> welcome, but as <lb/>
thou art <emph rend="italic">Nicholas </emph> and a <reg orig="boone">boon</reg> companion, ten times
welcome, <lb/>
<emph rend="italic">Nicholas </emph> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me thy
hand, shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> be merry?  and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall, say <lb/>
but <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall, and let the first word stand.</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Indeed, as long <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> the merry man as the sad,</l>
  <l>An <reg orig="ownce">ounce</reg> of debt <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not pay a pound of care.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l>Nay a pound of care, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not pay an ounce of debt.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Well, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> a good horse <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> stumbles, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg>
<reg orig="lyes">lies</reg> here?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <emph rend="italic">Hodge, </emph>
<reg orig="&">and</reg> I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> he <reg orig="lyes">lies</reg>
<reg orig="a sleep">asleep</reg>, you made him <lb/>
<reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg> at your house <reg orig="to day">today</reg>, but <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> pepper some of you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg><reg orig=" t"> it</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <emph rend="italic">Richard, </emph> I know
<reg orig="youle">you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> put a man <reg orig="ouer">over</reg> the
<reg orig="shooes">shoes</reg>, and <lb/>
if you can, but <reg orig="hees">he is</reg> a <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> <reg
orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> take more <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg
orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> do him good.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sbloud">'sblood</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> shall take more <reg
orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> do  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> good,</l>
<pb n="E3V"/>
  <l>Or <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> clap
<reg orig="vnder">under</reg> the table.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>Nay, I hope as I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> temperance <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="forbeare">forbear</reg>
<reg orig="drinke">drink</reg>, <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I patience <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> endure <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg>, <reg
orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> do as company <reg orig="dooth">doth</reg>, <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> when a man doth <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <emph rend="italic"><reg orig="Rome">Room</reg> </emph> come, he must
do as there is done,</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p>Ha my <reg orig="resolued">resolved</reg> Nicke <emph rend="italic">Froligozene, </emph>fill the <reg orig="potte">pot</reg>
<lb/>
<reg orig="Hostesse">Hostess</reg>, <reg orig="swounes">'swounds</reg> you whore, <emph rend="italic">Harry <reg orig="Hooke's">
Hooke is</reg> </emph> a <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>:  <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> <lb/>
me but carry my fellow Hodge <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, and <reg orig="weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="crushe">crush</reg> it <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Phillip.</stage>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Exeunt.</emph></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> this I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>, the letter is <reg orig="deliuered">delivered</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="twill">it <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be shortly time <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I step
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="wooe">woo</reg> their <reg orig="fauours">favours</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my sisters fortune,</l>
  <l>And yet I need not, she may <reg orig="doe">do</reg> as well,</l>
  <l>But yet not better, as the case <reg orig="dooth">doth</reg> stand,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Betweene">Between</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> mothers, it may make them friends,</l>
  <l>Nay I would <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she would do as well,</l>
  <l>Were she a stranger <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> one <reg orig="qualitie">quality</reg>,</l>
  <l>But they are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> acquainted, <reg orig="theil">they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="neere">near</reg>
part,</l>
  <l>Why she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="floute">flout</reg> the <reg orig="diuell">devil</reg> and make blush,</l>
  <l>The boldest face of man, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> man saw.</l>
  <l>He <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> hath best opinion of his wit,</l>
  <l>And hath his brain pan fraught with bitter <reg orig="Iests">Jests</reg>,</l>
  <l>Or of his <reg orig="owne">own</reg>, or <reg orig="stolne">stolen</reg>, or <reg orig="how so
euer">howsoever</reg>,</l>
  <l>Let him stand <reg orig="nere">never</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> high <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his <reg orig="owne">own</reg>
conceit,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> <reg orig="wit's">wit is</reg> a <reg orig="sunne">sun</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> melts him <reg
orig="downe">down</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> butter,</l>
  <l>And makes him sit at table <reg orig="Pancake wise">Pancakewise</reg>,</l>
  <l>Flat flat, God <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg>, and <reg orig="nere">never</reg> a word <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say.</l>
  <l>Yet <reg orig="sheele">She <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> him then, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a
tyrant,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Sheele">She <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> persecute the <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> witbeaten man,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> be bang him with <reg orig="drie">dry</reg> bobs and <reg orig="scoffes">scoffs</reg>,</l>
  <l>When he is <reg orig="downe">down</reg>, most <reg orig="cowardlike">coward-like</reg> good faith,</l>
  <l>As I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="pittyed">pitied</reg> the <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> patient.</l>
  <l>There came a Farmers <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> <reg orig="a
wooing">awooing</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>A <reg orig="propper">proper</reg> man, well landed too he was,</l>
  <l>A man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his wit need not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="aske">ask</reg>,</l>
  <l>What time <reg orig="a">of</reg> <reg orig="yeere">year</reg> <reg orig="twere">it were</reg>
good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> sow his <reg orig="Oates">Oats</reg>,</l>
  <l>Nor yet his Barley, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> nor when <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="reape">reap</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="plowe">plough</reg> his <reg orig="Fallowes">Fallows</reg>, or <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fell his Trees,</l>
  <l>Well <reg orig="experienst">experienced</reg> thus each <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg> of <reg orig="waye">way</reg>,</l>
<pb n="E4R"/>
  <l>After a two <reg orig="moneths">months</reg> labour at the most,</l>
  <l>And yet <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> well he held it out <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long,</l>
  <l>He left his <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, she had <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="laste">last</reg> his lips,</l>
  <l>He could say nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, but God be with  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>.</l>
  <l>Why she, when men <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="dinde">dined</reg> and call <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>
cheese,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> straight <reg orig="maintaine">maintain</reg>, <reg orig="Iests">Jests</reg> bitter <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="disgest">digest</reg>,</l>
  <l>And then some one <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> fall <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> argument,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> if he <reg orig="ouer maister">ouermaister</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> with
reason,</l>
  <l>Then <reg orig="sheele">she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> begin <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> buffet him with
<reg orig="mockes">mocks</reg>.</l>
  <l>Well I do doubt, Fraunces hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much <reg orig="spleene">spleen</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Theil">They  <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>"</reg> <reg orig="neere">near</reg> agree, but I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>
moderate.</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> this time, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> time I <reg
orig="thinke">think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> enter,</l>
  <l>This is the house, shall I knock?  <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not</l>
  <l><reg orig="Waite">Wait</reg> while one comes out <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="answere">answer</reg>:</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, and let them be as <reg orig="bolde">bold</reg> with <reg
orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>:</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter maister</emph> Goursey <emph
rend="italic">reading a letter.</emph></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="dowrie">dowry</reg> shall be <reg orig="equall">equal</reg></l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> your <reg orig="sonnes">son's</reg> wealth or <reg orig="possibilitie">possibility</reg>,</l>
  <l>It is a <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="wiues">wives</reg> good friends,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> continue friendship twixt <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> two.</l>
  <l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> indeed, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> this motion,</l>
  <p>And it hath my consent, because my wife, is sore infected and <lb/>
<reg orig="hart sick">hartsick</reg> with hate:  <reg orig="&">and</reg> I
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> sought the <emph rend="italic">Galen</emph> of
<reg orig="aduice">advice</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <lb/>
<reg orig="onley">only</reg> <reg orig="tels">tells</reg> me this same 
    potion, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be most <reg orig="soueraigne">sovereign</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <lb/>
<reg orig="sicknes">sickness</reg> cure. </p>
  
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter</emph> Franke <emph rend="italic">and
</emph> Phillip.</stage>
 
  <l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> comes my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,
conferring with his friend.</l>
  <l>Fraunces, how do you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> your friends discourse?</l>
  <l>I know he is <reg orig="perswading">persuading</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this motion.</l></sp>
  
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Father, as matter <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> befits a friend,</l>
  <l>But yet not me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> am too young <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> marry.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <p>Nay, if thy <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> be forward with thy <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>, <lb/>
Thy time is lost thou tarriest, trust me boy, This match is answerable<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy birth, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> and portion, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> each other
grace:<lb/>
These indented lines promise a <reg orig="summe">sum</reg>, And I do <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> the <reg orig="valew">value</reg>, <lb/>
If it hap Thy liking <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="accorde">accord</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my consent,<lb/>
It is a match:  wilt thou <reg orig="goe">go</reg> see the <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Nere">Never</reg> trust me Father, the shape of <reg orig="mariage">marriage</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> see <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> others, <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>
<reg orig="seuere">severe</reg>,</l>
<pb n="E4V"/>
  <l>I dare not put my youngling <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Vnder">Under</reg> the awe of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> instruction,</l>
  <l>And yet I <reg orig="graunt">grant</reg> the <reg orig="limmits">limits</reg> of free youth</l>
  <l>Going <reg orig="astraye">astray</reg>, are often <reg orig="restraind">restrained</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>:</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <reg orig="wedlocke">wedlock</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="scholler">scholar</reg> thoughts,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> be too <reg orig="curst">cursed</reg> I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> should she snip</l>
  <l>My <reg orig="pleasure ayming">pleasureayming</reg> <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>, I shall be
sad,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg>, when I did marry I was mad.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>But <reg orig="boye">boy</reg>, let my experience teach thee this,</l>
  <l>Yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good faith, thou <reg orig="speakst">speakest</reg> not much <reg orig="amisse">amiss</reg>,</l>
  <l>When first thy mothers fame <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me did come,</l>
  <l>Thy Grandsire thus, then came <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me his <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>:</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="euen">even</reg> my words <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me he <reg orig="sayd">said</reg>,</l>
  <l>And as <reg orig="ro"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg></reg> me thou <reg orig="saist">sayst</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him I said,</l>
  <l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a greater <reg orig="huffe">huff</reg>, and hotter <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>,</l>
  <l>I tell  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="youthes">youths</reg> tiptoes then I stood,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Sayes">Says</reg> he (good-faith this was his very say)</l>
  <l>When I was young, I was but reasons <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>,</l>
  <l>And went <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> wedding, as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="wisdomes">wisdoms</reg> <reg orig="schoole">school</reg>:</l>
  <l>It taught me much, and much I did forget,</l>
  <l>But beaten much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> it, I got some wit,</l>
  <l>Though I was shackled from an often <reg orig="scoute">scout</reg>,</l>
  <l>Yet I would wanton it when I was out,</l>
  <l><reg orig="T'was">It was</reg> <reg orig="comforte">comfort</reg>, <reg orig="olde">old</reg> acquaintance then <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>
<reg orig="meete">meet</reg>,</l>
  <l>Restrained <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg>, <reg orig="attainde">attained</reg> is <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg>,</l>
  <l>Thus said my father <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thy father, <reg orig="sonne">son</reg></l>
  <l>And thou <reg orig="maist">mayst</reg> do this <reg orig="to">too</reg>, as I <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="doone">done</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="In faith">Infaith</reg> good <reg orig="counsell">counsel</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Franke, </emph> what <reg orig="saist">sayst</reg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it?</l></sp>
 <sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><emph rend="italic">Phillip, </emph> what should I say?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
<l part="F">Why, <reg orig="eyther">either</reg> <reg orig="I">aye</reg> or <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">no</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>O but <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">which</seg> rather?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> was <reg orig="perswaded">persuaded</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> thy father.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> is</reg> <reg orig="I">aye</reg>, <reg
orig="than">then</reg> <reg orig="I">aye</reg>, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> should
it fall out ill,</l>
  <l>Then I, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I am <reg orig="guiltie">guilty</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> ill.</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not be <reg orig="guiltie">guilty</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
<l>What backward gone?</l></sp>
 <sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Phillip, </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> whit backward, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>
is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">On</seg> then.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
<l part="F">O staye.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Tushe">Tush</reg>, there is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> good luck <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="delaye">delay</reg>,</l>
  <l>Come, come, late <reg orig="commers">comers</reg> man are shent.</l></sp>
<pb n="F1R"/>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Heigh ho, I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> I shall repent,</l>
  <l>Well, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">which</seg> <reg orig="waye">way</reg> <emph rend="italic">Franke? </emph></l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
<l part="I">Why this way.</l></sp>
<sp who="E">
<l part="F">Canst thou tell,</l>
  <l>And takest <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be my guide <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg>
hell,</l>
  <l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">which</seg> <reg orig="waye">way</reg> father?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> way.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Franke.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, you know,</l>
  <l>You found the way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sorrow long <reg orig="agoe">ago</reg>,</l>
  <l>Father God <reg orig="boye">boy</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>, you <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> sent your <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> earth an earthly day of <reg orig="doome">doom</reg>,</l>
  <l>Where I shall be <reg orig="adiudged">adjudged</reg> alack the <reg orig="ruthe">ruth</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> penance <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the follies of my youth.</l>
  <l>Well I must go, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my troth my <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>,</l>
  <l>Is not <reg orig="loue">love</reg> capable <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg>,</l>
  <l>O I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="lookt">looked</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg>
this mould of men,</l>
  <l>As I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="doone">done</reg> <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> a <reg orig="Lyons">Lion's</reg> den,</l>
  <l>Praised I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> the gallant beast I saw,</l>
  <l>Yet <reg orig="wisht">wished</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> acquaintance with his <reg orig="pawe">paw</reg>,</l>
  <l>And must I now be grated with them well,</l>
  <l>Yet I may hap <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> a <emph rend="italic">Daniell, </emph></l>
  <l>And if I do, sure it would make me laugh,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be among <reg orig="wilde">wild</reg> beasts and yet be safe,</l>
  <l>Is there a remedy <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> abate their rage,</l>
  <l>Yes many <reg orig="catche">catch</reg> them, and put them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a cage,</l>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> but how <reg orig="catche">catch</reg> them, marry <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your hand,</l>
  <l>Carry me <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg> a burning <reg orig="fier">fire</reg> brand,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> with his sparkling shine, <reg orig="olde">old</reg> <reg orig="rumor">rumour</reg> <reg orig="sayes">says</reg>,</l>
  <l>A <reg orig="fier">fire</reg> brand the swiftest runner <reg orig="frayes">frays</reg>,</l>
  <l>This I <milestone ed="block_text" unit="2K" n="6"/>may do, but if it <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> not
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>Then man goes out <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> his <reg orig="adiunct">adjunct</reg> woe,</l>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Phillip </emph> away, and Father now <reg orig="adew">adieu</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> quest of sorrow I am sent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> you.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Returne">Return</reg> the messenger of <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg> my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sildome">Seldom</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="worlde">world</reg>, such a <reg orig="worke">work</reg> is done.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l>Nay, nay, make <reg orig="hast">haste</reg>, it <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be quickly night.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Why is it not good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="wooe">woo</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> candle light.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>But if <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> make not <reg orig="hast">haste</reg> <reg orig="theile">they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be <reg
orig="a bed">abed</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>The better <reg orig="Candels">Candles</reg> out, and <reg orig="Curtans">Curtains</reg> <reg orig="spred">spread</reg>. </l></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt.
</stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>I know, though <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my <reg orig="sonnes">son's</reg> years be not many,</l>
<pb n="F1V"/>
  <l>Yet he hath wit <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="wooe">woo</reg> as well as any,</l>
  <l>Here comes my wife, I am glad my <reg orig="boye">boy</reg> is gone</l>
  
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter mistresse </emph> Goursey.</stage>
  
  <l>Ere she came <reg orig="hether">hither</reg>, how now wife, how <reg orig="ist">is it</reg>?</l>
  <l>What are <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="charitie">charity</reg> and 
    <reg orig="loue">love</reg> with <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes? </emph></l>
  </sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>With <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes, </emph> why <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Barnes </emph> I pray, </l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Because she is your neighbour and </l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>And what?</l>
  <l>And a <reg orig="iealious">jealous</reg> slandering <reg orig="spitefull">spiteful</reg> <reg orig="queane">quean</reg> she is,</l>
  <l>One <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> would blur my reputation,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Withe">With</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="approbrious">opprobrious</reg> <reg orig="mallice">malice</reg> if she could,</l>
  <l>She wrongs <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> husband, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> abuse my fame,</l>
  <l><reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="liued">lived</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> honest name,</l>
  <l>All my <reg orig="life time">lifetime</reg>, and <reg
orig="bin">been</reg> your right true wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>I <reg orig="entertaine">entertain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> other thought my wife,</l>
  <l>And my <reg orig="opinion's">opinion is</reg> sound of your <reg orig="behauiour">behaviour</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>And my <reg orig="behauiour">behaviour</reg> is as sound as it.</l>
  <l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> ill speeches <reg orig="seekes">seeks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> rot my credit,</l>

  <l>And <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> it with the <reg orig="worme">worm</reg> of hate and <reg orig="mallice">malice</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Why then <reg orig="preserue">preserve</reg> it you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> patience.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> patience, would ye <reg orig="haue">have</reg> me shame <reg
orig="my selfe">myself</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="cussen">cozen</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg>
<reg orig="iniuries">injuries</reg>:</l>
  <l>Not while <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> eyes be open <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I <reg orig="yeelde">yield</reg>,</l>
  <l>A <reg orig="worde">word</reg>, a letter, a <reg orig="sillables">syllables</reg> <reg orig="valew">value</reg>,</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="equall">equal</reg> and make <reg orig="euen">even</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> wrongs <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good faith wife ye are more <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> blame.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Am I <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg></reg> blame <reg orig="syr">sir</reg>, pray what <reg
orig="letters">letter is</reg> this?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>There is a dearth of manners <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> wife,</l>
  <l>Rudely <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> snatch it from me, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> it me?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>You shall not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it sir, till I <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> read it.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> it then, and I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> read it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg>
you.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, it shall not need, I am a <reg orig="scholler">scholar</reg></l>
  <l>Good enough <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> read a letter sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Gods passion, if she knew but the contents,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Sheele">She <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> this match, she
shall not read it.</l>
  <l>Wife, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> it me, come, come, <reg
orig="giue">give</reg> it me.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Husband, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> very deed you shall not <reg orig="haue">have</reg>
it.</l></sp>
<pb n="F2R"/>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>What <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you <reg orig="mooue">move</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> impatience then?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Tut, tell not me of your impatience,</l>
  <l>But since you <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> <reg orig="syr">sir</reg> of impatience,</l>
  <l>You shall not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> the letter <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this light,</l>
  <l>Till I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> read it, <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> <reg orig="ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="burne">burn</reg> it first.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="mooue">move</reg> me wife, <reg
orig="giue">give</reg> me the letter,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> troth I shall <reg orig="growe">grow</reg> <reg orig="angrie">angry</reg>, if you <reg orig="doe">do</reg>
not,</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Growe">Grow</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the house top with your anger sir.</l>
  <l><reg orig="Neare">Near</reg> tell me, I care not thus much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Well, I can <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> enough, but not too much,</l>
  <l>Come <reg orig="giue">give</reg> it me, <reg orig="twere">it were</reg>
best you be <reg orig="perswaded">persuaded</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> God <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> make me <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg>, now God <reg orig="forgiue">forgive</reg>
me.</l>
  <l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me I say, and stand not long <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> it,</l>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, I am <reg orig="angrie">angry</reg> at the heart, my very heart.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Harte">Heart</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> hearts, you shall not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it sir,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> you shall not, <reg orig="neere">near</reg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> big,</l>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not be <reg orig="affraid">afraid</reg> at your great <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg>,</l>
  <l>You shall not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> you shall not <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Shall I not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> troth <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="trye">try</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>,</l>
  <l>Minion <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="hau te">have
it</reg>, shall I not <reg orig="hau te">have it</reg>, I am loath,</l>
  <l>Go <reg orig="too"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg></reg>, take pausment, be <reg orig="aduisde">advised</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="In faith">Infaith</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, and stand not long <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> it,</l>
  <l>A woman of your <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>, I am <reg orig="ashamde">ashamed</reg>,</l>
  <l>A couple of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long continuance,</l>
  <l>Should thus, Gods <reg orig="foote">foot</reg>, I <reg orig="crye">cry</reg> God <reg orig="hartely">heartily</reg> mercy,</l>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="vexe">vex</reg> me, and <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="vexe">vex</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it,</l>
  <l>Before I <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> make <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> glad,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> tender it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your knees, <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>,</l>
  <l>What worse and worse, <reg orig="stomack">stomach</reg> true <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg>,</l>
  <l>Shall I be <reg orig="crost">crossed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="olde">old</reg> age?</l>
  <l>And where I should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> greatest comfort <reg
orig="to">too</reg>,</l>
  <l>A <reg orig="nursse">nurse</reg> of you, <reg orig="nursse">nurse</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="diuels">devils</reg> name,</l>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> <reg orig="mistris">mistress</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Gods <reg orig="pretious">precious</reg> <reg orig="deere">dear</reg>,</l>
  <l>If <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> delay:</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Lord, Lord, why <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> what a fit,</l>
  <l>Are you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> husband, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="inrag'd">enraged</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="moou'de">moved</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="slighte">slight</reg> a cause, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> read a letter,</l>
  <l>Did this letter <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, <reg orig="conteine">contain</reg> my death,</l>
<pb n="F2V"/>
  <l>Should you deny my sight of it, I would not,</l>
  <l>Nor see my sorrow, nor eschew my danger,</l>
  <l>But willingly <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> me a patient,</l>
  <l><reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> the <reg orig="doome">doom</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> your displeasure <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg>,</l>
  <l>Here is the letter, not <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> your <reg orig="incensment">incensement</reg>,</l>
  <l>Makes me make offer of it, but your health,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> anger I do <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> hath <reg orig="crasd">crazed</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="viper like">viperlike</reg> hath <reg orig="suckt">sucked</reg> away the <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> wont was <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="cheerefull">cheerful</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="cheeke">cheek</reg>,</l>
  <l>How pale <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Pale, can <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> blame me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it, I tell you true,</l>
  <l>An <reg orig="easie">easy</reg> matter could not thus <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="mooued">moved</reg> me,</l>
  <l>Well this <reg orig="resignement">resignment</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg>, but woman</l>
  <l>This fortnight shall I not forget  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it.</l>
  <l>Ha, ha, I see <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="roughnes">roughness</reg> can <reg orig="doe">do</reg> somewhat,</l>
  <l>I did not <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> good faith, I could <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> set,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> <reg orig="sower">sour</reg> a face <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> it, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>My bed embracer, my right <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg> friend,</l>
  <l>I would not <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> the
letter</l>
  <l>As <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> a man as I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my troth,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> twenty pound:  well I am glad I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it.</l>
  <l>Ha, <reg orig="heres">here is</reg> <reg orig="a doe">adoe</reg> about a
thing of nothing,</l>
  <l>What <reg orig="stomacke">stomach</reg>, ha <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> happy <reg orig="your">you
are</reg> come <reg orig="downe">down</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Well <reg orig="craftie">crafty</reg> Fox, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> hunt  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my troth,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Deale">Deal</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> closely?  well I see his drift,</l>
  <l>He would not let me see the letter, least</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I should <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> the match, and I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> it:</l>
  
<stage rend="italic">Ent. Coomes,</stage>
  
  <l>Dick <emph rend="italic">Coomes? </emph></l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l>Forsooth.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Come <reg orig="hether">hither</reg> Dicke, thou art a man I <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
  <l>And one whom I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my
<reg orig="regarde">regard</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l>I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it <reg orig="mistris">mistress</reg>, I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Nay <reg orig="heeres">here is</reg> my hand, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> do very much
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee,</l>
  <l>If <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> thou <reg orig="standst">standest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> need of me,</l>
  <l>Thou shalt not lack, whilst thou hast a day <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="liue">live</reg>.</l>
  <l part="I">Money, <reg orig="apparrell">apparel</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
<l part="F">And sword and Bucklers.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>And sword and Bucklers too my gallant Dick,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> thou wilt <reg orig="vse">use</reg> but this <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my defence.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p>This, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> faith I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this,
<reg orig="breake">break</reg> my <lb/>
<pb n="F3R"/>
head if this break not if <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> any tough play, nay <reg orig="mistres">mistress</reg> <lb/>
I had a sword, <reg orig="I">aye</reg> the flower of smithfield, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a sword, a
right fox<lb/>
<reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg>, with <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="and">if</reg> a man
had come <reg orig="ouer">over</reg> with a smooth and <lb/>
a sharpe stroke, it would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> cried twang, and then when I
<lb/>
had doubled my <reg orig="poynt">point</reg>, <reg orig="traste">traced</reg> my ground, and had carried my <lb/>
buckler before me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a garden <reg orig="But">Butt</reg>, and then come
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> with a <lb/>
<reg orig="crosseblowe">crossblow</reg>, and <reg orig="ouer">over</reg> the <reg orig="picke">pick</reg> of his buckler two <reg orig="elles">ells</reg> long, it
<lb/>
would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> cried twang, twang, <reg orig="mettall">metal</reg>, <reg orig="mettall">metal</reg>, but a <reg orig="dogge">dog</reg>
<lb/>
hath his day, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> gone, and there are <reg orig="fewe">few</reg> good ones made now,
<lb/>
I see <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this dearth of good swords, and dearth of <reg orig="swoord">sword</reg> and <lb/>
buckler fight, begins <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> grow out, I am <reg orig="sorrie">sorry</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it, I shall <reg orig="neuer">never</reg><lb/>
see good manhood <reg orig="againe">again</reg>, if it be once gone, this poking
<lb/>
fight of rapier and dagger <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> come <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> then, then a
man, a tall <lb/>
man and a good sword and buckler man, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be spitted <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <lb/>
cate or a <reg orig="conney">cony</reg>, then a boy <reg orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be as good as a man,
<reg orig="vnlessethe">unless the</reg> <lb/>
Lord <reg orig="shewe">show</reg> <reg orig="mercie">mercy</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>, well,
I had as <reg orig="lieue">lief</reg> <reg orig="bee">be</reg> <reg orig="hang'd">hanged</reg> as <lb/>
<reg orig="liue">live</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> day, well <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg>, what shall I do? 
what shall I <lb/>
do?</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Why this <reg orig="braue">brave</reg> Dicke, thou knowest <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> Barnes wife</l>
  <l>And I am foes, now man me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> house,</l>
  <l>And though it be <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> Dicke, yet <reg orig="weell"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> light,</l>
  <l>Least <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thy <reg orig="maister">master</reg> should <reg orig="preuent">prevent</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="iourney">journey</reg></l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> seeing <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> depart:  then when <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> come,</l>
  <l>And if <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she and I do fall <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> words,</l>
  <l>Set <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> thy <reg orig="foote">foot</reg> and <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> men,</l>
  <l>Draw, fight, strike, hurt, but do not kill the <reg orig="slaues">slaves</reg>,</l>
  <l>And make as though thou <reg orig="strukst">strikest</reg> at a man,</l>
  <l>And hit <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="and">if</reg> thou canst, a plague <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>She hath <reg orig="misvsde">misused</reg> me Dicke, wilt thou do this?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes,</speaker>
  <l>Yes <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> strike <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> men, but God forbid,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> <emph rend="italic">Dicke Coomes </emph> should be <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> strike a woman.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <p>Why she is mankind, therefore thou mayest strike <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Mankinde">Mankind</reg>, nay <reg orig="and">if</reg> she <reg orig="haue">have</reg>
any part of a man, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <lb/>
strike <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> I warrant.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> is</reg> my good Dicke, <reg
orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> my sweet Dicke, </l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Swounes">'Swounds</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> would not <reg orig="bee">be</reg> a man of valour
<seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <lb/>
<pb n="F3V"/>
such words of a Gentlewoman, one of their <reg orig="woordes">words</reg> are more <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="twentie">twenty</reg> of these russet <reg orig="coates">coats</reg> cheesecakes,
and
buttermakers: <lb/>
well, I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> God I am none of these cowards, <reg orig="wel">well</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="and">if</reg> a man <reg orig="haue">have</reg> any <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>
him, I see he shall <reg orig="bee">be</reg> regarded.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <p>Art thou <reg orig="resolued">resolved</reg> Dicke?  wilt thou <reg orig="doo">do</reg> this <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>
<lb/>
<reg orig="mee">me</reg>, and if thou wilt, here is an earnest penny, of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>
rich <lb/>
guerdon I do <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coo.</speaker>
  <p>An <reg orig="angell">angel</reg> <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> let <reg orig="mee">me</reg> see, stand you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my left
<lb/>
hand, and let the <reg orig="angell">angel</reg> lie <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my buckler <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my right <lb/>
hand, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> of loosing, now <reg orig="heare">here</reg> stand I <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>
<reg orig="bee">be</reg> tempted, <lb/>
they say, <reg orig="euery">every</reg> man hath two spirits attending <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him, either <lb/>
good or bad, now I say a man hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> other <reg orig="spirites">spirits</reg> but <reg orig="eyther">either</reg> <lb/>
his wealth or his wife, now <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">which</seg> is the better of them, why <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is as they are <reg orig="vsed">used</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> neither of them well, and they <lb/>
are both <reg orig="nought">naught</reg>, but this is a miracle <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="golde">gold</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is <lb/>
<reg orig="heauie">heavy</reg> hath the <reg orig="vpper">upper</reg>, and a woman <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is light doth soonest <lb/>
fall, considering <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> light <reg orig="thinges">things</reg> <reg orig="a spire">aspire</reg>, and <reg orig="heauie">heavy</reg>
<reg orig="thinges">things</reg> <lb/>
soonest go <reg orig="downe">down</reg>, but <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> these considerations <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sir
<emph rend="italic">Iohn, </emph> <lb/>
they become a <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> <reg orig="coate">coat</reg> better <reg orig="then">than</reg> a <reg orig="blew">blue</reg>, well <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg>
<lb/>
I had <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> <reg orig="to day">today</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg>, but a woman is
made <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="bee">be</reg> <lb/>
a <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> seducer, you say <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg>.</p></sp>
 <sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis Gou.</speaker>
 <l part="I"><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
<l part="F">There <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> an <reg orig="angell">angel</reg> is it good?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p>Then I cannot do <reg orig="amisse">amiss</reg>, the good <reg orig="angell">angel</reg> goes with <lb/>
me.</p></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt.
</stage>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter</emph> sir <emph rend="italic">Raphe
Smith his Lady and Will. </emph> </stage>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Sir. Rap.</speaker>
  <l>Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> my hearts, <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> it is ill <reg orig="lucke">luck</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> hunt all day and not kill <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>.</l>
  <l>What <reg orig="sayest">sayst</reg> thou <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>, art thou <reg orig="wearie">weary</reg> yet?</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">La.</speaker>
  <l>I must not say <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Sir Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Although thou art.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>And can you blame <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long,</l>
  <l>And see <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> better sport?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Good faith <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> very hard.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">Lad.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> not ill.</l>
  <l>Because you know it is not good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> kill.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Yes <reg orig="venson">venison</reg> <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">Lad.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> indeed nor them,</l>
<pb n="F4R"/>
  <l>Life is as <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> as <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg>
men.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
  <l>But they are <reg orig="kild">killed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> sport,</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">Lad.</speaker>
  <l>But <reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> bad play,</l>
  <l>When they are made <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> sport their <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> away.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> fine <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see them <reg orig="runne">run</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">La.</speaker>
  <l>What out of breath?</l>
  <l>They <reg orig="runne">run</reg> but ill <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg> <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg>
death,</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
  <l>They might make then <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="hast">haste</reg> and keep their wind,</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">La.</speaker>
  <l>Why then they see the hounds brings death <reg orig="behinde">behind</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
  <l>Then <reg orig="twere">it were</reg> as good <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> them at first <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>
stay,</l>
  <l>As <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg> long and <reg orig="runne">run</reg> their <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> away.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">La.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> but the stoutest of you all <reg
orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> here,</l>
  <l>Would <reg orig="runne">run</reg> from death and nimbly scud <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>,</l>
  <l>Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my troth I <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg> those <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="elfes">elves</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Well, they <reg orig="haue">have</reg> made <reg
orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> but bad sport <reg orig="to
day">today</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">La.</speaker>
  <l>Yes <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> my sport <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see them scape
away.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l>I wish <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I had <reg orig="beene">been</reg> at one <reg orig="buckes">bucks</reg>
fall.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">La.</speaker>
  <l>Out thou <reg orig="woodtyrant">wood tyrant</reg> thou art <reg orig="woorst">worst</reg> of all.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l>A woodman <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> tyrant I:</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">La.</speaker>
  <l>Yes <reg orig="tyrantlike">tyrant-like</reg> thou <reg orig="louest">lovest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> die.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Lady <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more I do not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> this <reg orig="lucke">luck</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> hunt all day and yet not kill a <reg orig="bucke">buck</reg>,</l>
  <l>Well, it is <milestone ed="block_text" unit="2K" n="7"/>late, but yet I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></l>
  <l>Stay <reg orig="heere">here</reg> all night but I a <reg orig="bucke">buck</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>
kill.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">La.</speaker>
  <l>All night, nay good sir <emph rend="italic">Raph Smith </emph>do not
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Content ye <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>, <emph rend="italic"><seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">Will</seg>, </emph> go fetch my bow,</l>
  <l>A <reg orig="berrie">berry</reg> of <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> Rooes I saw <reg orig="to
day">today</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Downe">Down</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="groues">groves</reg>, and there <reg
orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> take me stand,</l>
  <l>And shoot at one, God send a <reg orig="luckie">lucky</reg> hand.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">La.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> ye not <reg orig="thensir">then sir</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Raph </emph> go home with me?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, but my men shall <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> thee company.</l>
  <l>Sirs man <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> home, <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">Will</seg> bid the huntsmen couple,</l>
  <l>And bid them well reward their hounds <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>.</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg> farewell, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> <reg orig="hast">haste</reg> ye with the bow,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> stay <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee <reg
orig="heere">here</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="groue">grove</reg> below.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, but <reg orig="twill">it <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> I shall not see,</l>
  <l>How shall I see ye then?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Why hollow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me and I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<pb n="F4V"/>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l part="I">Enough I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
<l part="F">Farewell. </l></sp>

<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="M"><speaker rend="italic">La.</speaker>
  <l>How willingly <reg orig="doost">dost</reg> thou consent <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> go,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> fetch thy <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same killing bow.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Guiltie">Guilty</reg> of death I willing am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this,</l>
  <l>Because <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> ill <reg orig="happes">haps</reg> <reg orig="to
day">today</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="misse">miss</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> hunt and not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> kill is hunters sorrow,</l>
  <l>Come <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>, <reg orig="weell"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="venson">venison</reg> ere <reg orig="to
morrow">tomorrow</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt.
</stage>

<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter</emph> Phillip <emph rend="italic">and
</emph> Franke.</stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Come <emph rend="italic">Franke </emph> now are <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> hard <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg>
<reg orig="th ">the </reg>house,</l>
  <l>But how now, sad?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="studie">study</reg> how <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> woe thy sister, </l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>How man, how <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> woe <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>?  why <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> matter how,</l>
  <l>I am sure thou wilt not be ashamed <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> woe,</l>
  <l>Thy <reg orig="cheekes">cheeks</reg> not <reg orig="subiect">subject</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a childish blush,</l>
  <l>Thou <reg orig="haste">hast</reg> a better warrant <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> thy wit,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="knowe">know</reg> thy <reg orig="oratorie">oratory</reg> can <reg orig="vnfold">unfold</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Quicke">Quick</reg> <reg orig="inuention">invention</reg>, plausible discourse,</l>
  <l>And set such painted <reg orig="beawtie">beauty</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thy tongue,</l>
  <l>As it shall <reg orig="rauish">ravish</reg> <reg orig="euery">every</reg> maiden <reg orig="sence">sense</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> Franke, thou art not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the russet youth</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="tolde">told</reg> thee of, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> went <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> woe a wench,</l>
  <l>And being full <reg orig="stuft">stuffed</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> with fallow wit,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="meddow">meadow</reg> matter, <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> the <reg orig="prettie">pretty</reg> <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>,</l>
  <l>How they <reg orig="solde">sold</reg> <reg orig="corne">corn</reg> last market day with them;</l>
  <l>Saying:  indeed <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> very <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> with them;</l>
  <l>And do ye <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>, he had not need be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <emph rend="italic">Francis </emph> <reg orig="thorowly">thoroughly</reg> <reg orig="trie">try</reg> your
wit,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg> <reg orig="sheel">she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="bowe">bow</reg> the <reg orig="mettall">metal</reg> of your wits,</l>
  <l>And if they <reg orig="cracke">crack</reg> she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="holde">hold</reg> ye currant,</l>
  <l>Nay she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> way your wit as men way angels,</l>
  <l>And if it <reg orig="lacke">lack</reg> a <reg orig="graine">grain</reg>, she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not change with ye,</l>
  <l>I cannot <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> it but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> passion,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Shee">She</reg> is a wicked wench <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make a <reg orig="iest">jest</reg>,</l>
  <l>Aye men how full of flouts and <reg orig="mockes">mocks</reg> she is?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Some <emph rend="italic"><foreign rend="italic" lang="Latin"> Aqua vitae
</foreign></emph> reason <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="recouer">recover</reg></l>
  <l>This <reg orig="sicke">sick</reg> discourser, <reg orig="swoond">swooned</reg> not <reg orig="prethie">prithee</reg> <emph rend="italic">Phillip:
</emph></l>
  <l>Tush, tush, I do not <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> as thou <reg orig="sayest">sayst</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Perhappes">Perhaps</reg> <reg orig="shees">she is</reg> opinions darling <emph
rend="italic">Phillip.</emph></l>
<pb n="G1R"/>
  <l>Wise <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> repute, the <reg orig="crowes">crows</reg> bird <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> my friend,</l>
  <l>Some <reg orig="iudgements">judgments</reg> <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg> <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> small
<reg orig="desart">desert</reg>,</l>
  <l>And wondernize the birth of common wit,</l>
  <l>When their <reg orig="wone">own</reg> <reg orig="straugenes">strangeness</reg> do but make <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> strange,</l>
  <l>And their ill <reg orig="erros">errors</reg> do but make <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> good,</l>
  <l>And why should men debase <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> good,</l>
  <l>Perhaps such admiration <reg orig="winnes">wins</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> wit.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Well, I am glad <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> this bold prepare,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> this encounter, forward hardy <emph rend="italic">Frazke</emph>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Yonders">Yonder is</reg> the window, with the candle <reg
orig="int"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it</reg>,</l>
  <l>Belike <reg orig="shees">she is</reg> putting <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> night
attire,</l>
  <l>I told ye <emph rend="italic">Franke </emph> <reg orig="twas">it
was</reg> late, well I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> call <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Marie">Marry</reg> softly <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my mother may not <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>:</l>
  <l>Mall, sister Mall.</l></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Mall <emph rend="italic">in
the window. </emph></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>How now, <reg orig="whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> is</reg> there?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> I.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> I, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> I?  I quoth the <reg orig="dogge">dog</reg>, or what?</l>
  <l>A christ <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> <reg orig="rowe">row</reg> I?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> <reg orig="pinckanie">piccaninny</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>O <reg orig="ist">is it</reg> you <reg orig="wilde">wild</reg> <reg orig="oates">oats</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> forsooth wanton.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Well said <reg orig="scape thrift">scapethrift</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Phillip </emph> be these your <reg orig="vsuall">usual</reg> best salutes?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>This is the <reg orig="harmlesse">harmless</reg> chiding of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="doue">dove</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Doue">Dove</reg>, one of those <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="drawe">draw</reg> the Queen of <reg
orig="loue">love</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>How now?  <reg orig="whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> brother, <reg
orig="whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> with ye?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>A Gentleman my friend.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Beladie"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> lady</reg> he hath a pure wit.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>How <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> your holy <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>O well put <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">Up</seg></reg> you would say.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Well <reg orig="clymd">climbed</reg> Gentleman,</l>
  <l>I pray sir tell me, do you <reg orig="carte">cart</reg> the <reg orig="queene">queen</reg> of <reg
orig="loue">love</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Not cart <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, but couch <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your <reg orig="eie">eye</reg>,</l>
  <l>And a fit place <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> gentle <reg orig="loue">love</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>
lie.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> but <reg orig="me thinkes">methinks</reg> you
<reg orig="speake">speak</reg> without the <reg orig="booke">book</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> place a <reg orig="fower">four</reg> <reg orig="wheele">wheel</reg> waggon <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="looke">look</reg>,</l>
  <l>Where <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="roome">room</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> the coachman sit?</l></sp>
<pb n="G1V"/>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Nay <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> were but small manners, and not sit,</l>
  <l>His <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> is before you bare <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> stand,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Hauing">Having</reg> a <reg orig="lustie">lusty</reg> <reg orig="whipstocke">whipstock</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his hand.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>The place is <reg orig="voyde">void</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you <reg orig="prouide">provide</reg> me one?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>And if you please I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> supply the <reg orig="roome">room</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>But are ye cunning <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="carmans">carman's</reg> lash?</l>
  <l>And can ye whistle well?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Yes I can well direct the coach of <reg orig="loue">love</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Ah <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> carter, would you whip a <reg orig="doue">dove</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Harke">Hark</reg> ye sister?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Nay, but <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> ye brother?</l>
  <l>Whose white boy is <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same?  know ye his mother?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>he is a Gentleman of a good house,</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <p>Why is his house of gold, is it not made of <reg orig="lyme">lime</reg> and <lb/>
stone <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> this?</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l part="I">I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <reg orig="hees">he is</reg> well descended.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><l part="F"> God be thanked.</l>
  <l>Did he descend some steeple or some ladder?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Well, you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> still be <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg>, I tell ye sister,</l>
  <l>This Gentleman <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> all your friends consent,</l>
  <l>Must be your husband.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Nay not all, some sing another note,</l>
  <l>My mother <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> say <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, I hold a <reg orig="groate">groat</reg>,</l>
  <l>But I thought <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> somewhat, he would be a
carter,</l>
  <l>He hath <reg orig="beene">been</reg> whipping lately some <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>.</l>
  <l>And now he would <reg orig="ferke">firk</reg> the <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg> boy here with <reg
orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Well, do you <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>, you sister, <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> would <reg
orig="haue">have</reg>,</l>
  <l>You <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> do long <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> somewhat, I know what.</l>
  <l>My father <reg orig="tolde">told</reg> me, go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell all,</l>
  <l>If ye be <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg>, do ye <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> me?  I <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="labord">laboured</reg></l>
  <l>A <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> <reg orig="worke">work</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="afternoone">afternoon</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> ye,</l>
  <l>Come from your <reg orig="cloyster">cloister</reg>, <reg orig="votarie">votary</reg>, chase Nun,</l>
  <l>Come <reg orig="downe">down</reg> and <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> Franke Gourseis mothers <reg
orig="sonne">son</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Kisse">Kiss</reg> him I pray?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> stale maidenhead, come down I say,</l>
  <l>You <reg orig="seuenteene">seventeen</reg> and <reg orig="vpward">upward</reg>, come come <reg orig="downe">down</reg>,</l>
  <l>You<reg orig=" l"> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> stay till <reg orig="twentie">twenty</reg> else <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your wedding
<reg orig="gowne">gown</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Nun, <reg orig="votarie">votary</reg>, stale maidenhead, <reg orig="seuenteen">seventeen</reg> and <reg orig="vpward">upward</reg>,</l>
  <l>Here be names, what nothing else?</l></sp>
<pb n="G2R"/>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Yes, or a <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> built steeple without <reg orig="belles">bells</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Steeple good people, nay another cast.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, or a well made <reg orig="shippe">ship</reg> without a mast.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Fie not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> big, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> one part of <reg orig="foure">four</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Why then ye are a <reg orig="boate">boat</reg> without an <reg orig="oare">oar</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>O well rode wit, but <reg orig="whats">what is</reg> your fare I pray?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Your <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="selfe">self</reg> must be my fairest
pay.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Nay, <reg orig="and">if</reg> you be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="deare">dear</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="chuse">choose</reg> another.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Why take your first man wench, and go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> further.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <p>Peace <emph rend="italic">Francis, </emph> <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> ye sister, this I say, You know
my <lb/>
mind, or <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> <reg orig="I">aye</reg> or nay, Wit and <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg> hath <reg orig="resolude">resolved</reg>
<lb/>
his mind, And he foresees what after he shall <reg orig="finde">find</reg>,</p>
  <l>If such discretion then shall <reg orig="gouerne">govern</reg> you,</l>
  <l>Vow <reg orig="loue">love</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him, <reg orig="heele">he
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> do the <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Vow <reg orig="loue">love</reg>?  <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> would not <reg
orig="loue">love</reg> such a comely feature?</l>
  <l>Nor high nor <reg orig="lowe">low</reg>, but of the middle stature,</l>
  <l>A middle man <reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> the best <reg orig="syze">size</reg> indeed,</l>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> him well, <reg orig="Loue">Love</reg> <reg orig="graunt">grant</reg> <reg
orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> well <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> speed.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>And let me see a woman of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="tallnesse">tallness</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> slender, and of such a middle <reg orig="smalnesse">smallness</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> <reg orig="olde">old</reg> enough, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> each part <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> fit,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg>, endued with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much
wit,</l>
  <l>Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much wit as it is held a wonder,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Twere">It were</reg> <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> <reg
orig="loue">love</reg> and <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> asunder,</l>
  <l>Therefore go <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> my <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg>, call <reg
orig="downe">down</reg> my <reg orig="blisse">bliss</reg>,</l>
  <l>Bid <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> come <reg orig="seale">seal</reg> the <reg orig="bargaine">bargain</reg> with a <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Franke, Franke, I come through dangers; death and <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make <reg orig="Loues">Loves</reg> patient with thy <reg orig="seale">seal</reg> of <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l>But sister softly, least my mother <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Exit </emph> Mall. </stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Hush then, mum, mouse <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="cheesse">cheese</reg>, cat is <reg orig="neare">near</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good faith <emph rend="italic">Phillip </emph> this makes me
smile,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="woed">wooed</reg> and <reg orig="wonne">won</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>
small while.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Francis, indeed my sister I dare say,</l>
  <l>Was not determined <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say thee nay,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> this same <reg orig="tother">the other</reg> thing, <reg orig="calde">called</reg> maidenhead,</l>
  <l>Hangs <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> small a <reg orig="haire">hair</reg> or spiders thread,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="worne">worn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="to">too</reg> with time, it must needs fall,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a well <reg orig="lur'de">lured</reg> <reg orig="hawke">hawk</reg>, she <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> call.</l></sp>
<pb n="G2V"/>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Whist brother whist, my mother heard me tread,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> <reg orig="whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> is</reg> there?  I would not <reg orig="answere">answer</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>She <reg orig="calde">called</reg> a light, and <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <reg orig=" shees">she
is</reg> gone <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> me,</l>
  <l>There when she <reg orig="findes">finds</reg> me not, <reg orig="sheel">she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="hether">hither</reg>
come,</l>
  <l>Therefore dispatch let it be quickly done,</l>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Francis, </emph> my <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> lease I do let <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee,</l>
  <l>Date of my life and thine, what <reg orig="saiest">sayst</reg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me?</l>
  <l>The <reg orig="entring">entering</reg>, fine, or income thou must pay,</l>
  <l>Are kisses and <reg orig="embrases">embraces</reg> <reg orig="euerie">every</reg> day,</l>
  <l>And quarterly I must <reg orig="receiue">receive</reg> my rent,</l>
  <l>You know my <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>I <reg orig="gesse">guess</reg> at thy intent,</l>
  <l>Thou shalt not <reg orig="misse">miss</reg> a minute of thy time.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Why then sweet <emph rend="italic">Francis </emph> I am <reg orig="onely">only</reg> thine,</l>
  <l>Brother <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Do ye <reg orig="deliuer">deliver</reg> this as your deed?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>I do I do.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>God send ye both good speed, Gods Lord my mother:</l>
  <l>Stand aside and closely too, least <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you be espied.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><reg orig="Whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is</reg> there?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
<l part="F">Mother <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> I.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>You disobedient <reg orig="ruffen">ruffian</reg>, <reg orig="carelesse">careless</reg> wretch,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> said your father <reg orig="loude">loved</reg> me but too well,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg><reg orig=" t"> it</reg> when thou thinkst I <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> forgot it:</l>
  <l><reg orig="Whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is</reg> with thee else?  how now minion
you?</l>
  <l>With whom?  with him?  why what makes you here sir?</l>
  <l>And thus late too, what hath your mother sent ye</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> cut my <reg orig="throate">throat</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> here you be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="waight">weight</reg>?</l>
  <l>Come from him <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg>, and let go his hand,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> ye not sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Stay <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> Barnes, or mother, what ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Shees">She is</reg> my wife, and <reg
orig="heere">here</reg> she shall be still.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>How sir your wife?  wouldst thou my daughter <reg
orig="haue">have</reg>?</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> rather <reg orig="haue">have</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> married <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="graue">grave</reg>,</l>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> be gone, and quickly, or I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> my men
<reg orig="beate">beat</reg> ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> staying here,</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Beat him mother, as I am true man,</l>
  <l>They were better <reg orig="beate">beat</reg> the <reg orig="diuell">devil</reg> and his dam.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>What wilt thou take his part?</l></sp>
<pb n="G3R"/>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> him good,</l>
  <l><reg orig="And">If</reg> <reg orig="twere">it were</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wade
<reg orig="hetherto">hitherto</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> blood.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="God a mercy">Godamercy</reg> <emph rend="italic">Philip,
</emph> but mother <reg orig="heere">hear</reg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Calst">Callest</reg> thou me mother, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> thy mothers name</l>
  <l><reg orig="Carryes">Carries</reg> about with it, <reg orig="reproche">reproach</reg> and shame:</l>
  <l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me my daughter, ere <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she shall wed,</l>
  <l>A strumpets <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>, and <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> mislead,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> marry <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a Carter:  come I
say,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> from thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Mother not <reg orig="to day">today</reg>,</l>
  <l>Nor yet <reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg>, till my <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> last morrow,</l>
  <l>Make me <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I with <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> did borrow,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> borrowed
<reg orig="loue">love</reg>, <reg orig="ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not <reg orig="denaie">deny</reg>
it,</l>
  <l>Thy wedding <reg orig="night's">night is</reg> my day, then <reg orig="ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> repay it:</l>
  <l>Till then <reg orig="sheele">she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> trust me, <reg orig="wenche">wench</reg> <reg
orig="ist">is it</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>And if it be, say <reg orig="I">aye</reg>, if not, say <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>Mother, good mother, <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> me <reg
orig="Oh">O</reg> <reg orig="goodGod">good God</reg>,</l>
  <l>Now <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are <reg orig="euen,">even,</reg> what would you make <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>
<reg orig="odde">odd</reg>?</l>
  <l>Now I beseech  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the <reg
orig="loue">love</reg> of Christ,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> once <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> do what I list.</l>
  <l>I am as you were when you were a <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Gesse">Guess</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>, how long you would <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="staide">stayed</reg>,</l>
  <l>Might you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> had your <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>, as good begin,</l>
  <l>At first as last, it <reg orig="saues">saves</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> from much <reg orig="sinne">sin</reg>,</l>
  <l>Lying alone, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> muse <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> things and things,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="mindes">minds</reg>, one thought another brings,</l>
  <l>This <reg orig="maides">maids</reg> life mother is an idle life,</l>
  <l>Therefore <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be, <reg orig="I">aye</reg>, I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be a wife,</l>
  <l>And mother do not <reg orig="mistrurst">mistrust</reg> my age or power,</l>
  <l>I am sufficient, I <reg orig="lacke">lack</reg> <reg orig="neere">near</reg> an <reg orig="houre">hour</reg>,</l>
  <l>I had both wit <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="graunt">grant</reg> when he did woe me,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="strenght">strength</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> <reg orig="what ere">whatever</reg> <reg
orig="hee">he</reg> can <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Well boldface, but I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> stay,</l>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, come from him, or <reg orig="ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> come,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> not come?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Mother, I pray <reg orig="forbeare">forbear</reg>,</l>
  <l>This <reg orig="matche">match</reg> is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my sister.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Villaine">Villain</reg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not,</l>
<pb n="G3V"/>
  <l>Nor she shall not be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="matcht">matched</reg> now.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> troth she shall, and your <reg orig="vnrulie">unruly</reg> hate,</l>
  <l>Shall not rule <milestone ed="block_text" unit="2K" n="8"/><reg
orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>, <reg orig="weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> end all
this debate,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> this begun <reg orig="deuise">devise</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> end what you begun, <reg orig="villaines">villains</reg>, <reg orig="theeues">thieves</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me my daughter, <reg
orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> rob me of <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>?</l>
  <l><reg orig="Helpe">Help</reg>, <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>, <reg orig="theil">they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> rob me <reg
orig="heere">here</reg>, <reg orig="theil">they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> rob me <reg
orig="heere">here</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter Maister </emph> Barnes
<emph rend="italic">and his men. </emph> </stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>How now, what outcry is <reg orig="heer">here</reg>?  why how now
woman?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Why <emph rend="italic">Gourseys </emph> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,
confederates with this <reg orig="boye">boy</reg>,</l>
  <l>This wretch <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg> and <reg orig="vndutifull">undutiful</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Seekes">Seeks</reg> hence <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="steale">steal</reg> my daughter, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you suffer it?</l>
  <l>Shall he <reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="archeenemie">archenemy</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Enioy">Enjoy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>?  <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I brought <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg
orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this?</l>
  <l>O God he shall not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> he shall
not.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Ba.</speaker>
  <l>I am sorry she <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> it, <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> wife,</l>
  <l>Let reason moderate your rage a little,</l>
  <l>If you examine but his birth and <reg orig="liuing">living</reg>.</l>
  <l>His wit and good <reg orig="behauiour">behaviour</reg>, you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> say,</l>
  <l>Though <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> ill hate make your opinion bad,</l>
  <l>He <reg orig="dooth">doth</reg> <reg orig="deserue">deserve</reg> as good a wife as she.</l></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter Mistresse </emph> Goursey <emph
rend="italic">and </emph> Coomes. </stage>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you <reg orig="giue">give</reg> consent he shall <reg orig="enioy">enjoy</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thy <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> would agree with
mine.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>My <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> shall <reg orig="neere">near</reg> agree <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this agreement.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Ba.</speaker>
  <l>And yet it shall go forward, but <reg orig="who's"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg>is</reg> <reg
orig="heere">here</reg>?</l>
   <l>What <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey, </emph> how knew she of
this?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Franke</emph>, thy mother.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sownes">'swounds</reg> where?  a plague <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> it,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> the <reg orig="diuell">devil</reg> is set <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cross this
match.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>This is the house Dick <emph rend="italic">Coomes, </emph><reg
orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="yonders">yonder is</reg> light,</l>
  <l>Let <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> go <reg orig="neere">near</reg>:  how now, <reg orig="me
thinkes">methinks</reg> I see</l>
  <l>My <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> stand hand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hand, with <emph
rend="italic">Barnes</emph> his daughter;</l>
  <l>Why how now <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>, is this time of night,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be abroad, what <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>
<reg orig="heere">here</reg>?</l>
  <l>I hope <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> hath not thus coupled
you?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Loue">Love</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my troth mother, <reg
orig="loue">love</reg>, she <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> me,</l>
  <l>And I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, then <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> must needs
agree.</l></sp>
<pb n="G4R"/>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> but <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> sure enough from thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>It shall not <reg orig="neede">need</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> him safe enough,</l>
  <l>Be sure he shall not graft <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> such a stock,</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>What stock forsooth?  as good a <reg orig="stocke">stock</reg> as thine,</l>
  <l>I do not <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> he shall graft <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> mine.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Not shall he <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg>, <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> boy? <reg orig="th'">thou </reg>art but mad</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> the branch, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg>, hath a <reg orig="roote">root</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> bad,</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Then mother, <reg orig="ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> graft a Pippin <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> a
Crab.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>It <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> well.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> my skill.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Syr">Sir</reg> but you shall not.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Mothers both I <reg orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Harke">Hark</reg> <emph rend="italic">Phillip, </emph> send away thy sister straight,</l>
  <l>Let <emph rend="italic">Francis </emph> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> where thou shalt
appoint,</l>
  <l>Let them go <reg orig="seuerall">several</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="shunne">shun</reg> <reg orig="suspition">suspicion</reg>,</l>
  <l>And bid them <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Oxford both this night.</l>
  <l>There <reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg> say <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>
<reg orig="meete">meet</reg> them,</l>
  <l>And there determine of their <reg orig="mariage">marriage</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, though it be very late and <reg orig="darke">dark</reg>,</l>
  <l>My sister <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> endure it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a husband.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Well then at Carfolkes boy, I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> meet them.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l>Enough, would they would begin <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> chide, </l>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
  
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> them brawling, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> 
   <reg orig="meane while">meanwhile</reg>,</l>
  <l>They may <reg orig="steale">steal</reg> hence, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> where I appoint it:</l>
  <l>What mother, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you let this match go forward:</l>
  <l>Or <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you first
agree?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Shall I agree first?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> why not, come, come.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Come from <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>, <reg orig="&">if</reg>
if thou <reg orig="lou'st">lovest</reg> thy mother.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mi. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>With the <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg> spell, daughter I <reg orig="coniure">conjure</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Francis, </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>
<reg orig="meane">mean</reg>, let me win thee from <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></reg>,</l>
  <l>And I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> gild my blessing gentle <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,</l>

  <l>With store of Angels, I would not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> thee</l>
  <l>Check thy good fortune, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this <reg orig="cusning">cozening</reg> <reg orig="choise">choice</reg>,</l>
  <l>O <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not thrall thy happy <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> such a bondage, if thou<reg orig=" lt"> wilt</reg> needs be bound,</l>
  <l>Be then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> better worth, this <reg orig="worthlesse">worthless</reg> <reg orig="choise">choice</reg></l>
  <l>Is not fit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee.</l></sp>
<pb n="G4V"/>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mist. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Ist">Is it</reg> not fit <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him, wherefore <reg orig="ist">is
it</reg> not fit?</l>
  <l>Is he too <reg orig="braue">brave</reg> a Gentleman I pray,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not fit, she shall not fit his <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>,</l>
  <l>If she were wise, she would be fitter <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg></l>
  <l>Three times his better, minion go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, or <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>
make  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg></l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> ye safe from him I warrant  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Come <emph rend="italic">Francis, </emph> come from <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Mothers, with both hands, <reg orig="shoue">shove</reg> I hate from <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> an ill companion would infect,</l>
  <l>The infant <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> affection,</l>
  <l>Within this <reg orig="cradell">cradle</reg> shall this <reg orig="minuts">minutes</reg> babe,</l>
  <l>Be <reg orig="laide">laid</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> rest, and thus <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> hug my
<reg orig="ioy">joy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Wilt thou be obstinate, thou <reg orig="selfe wild">selfewild</reg> boy?</l>
  <l>Nay then perforce <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="parte">part</reg>  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> since  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg
orig="heere">hear</reg> <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg>, <reg orig="praye">pray</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg
orig="giue">give</reg> me <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <lb/>
<reg orig="talke">talk</reg> two or three <reg orig="colde">cold</reg> words with my young <reg orig="Maister">Master</reg>, <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> <lb/>
 <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="syr">sir</reg>,  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> are my <reg orig="maisters">masters</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>
<reg orig="foorth">forth</reg>, and indeed I <lb/>
<reg orig="beare">bear</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> some good <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>, partly <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his sake, and
<reg orig="partlye">partly</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <lb/>
your <reg orig="owne">own</reg>, and I do hope you <reg orig="doe">do</reg>
the <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me, I should be <lb/>
sorry <reg orig="els">else</reg>:  I must needs say  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> are a <reg orig="yong">young</reg> man, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>
mine <lb/>
<reg orig="owne">own</reg> part, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> the
world, and I know what belongs <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> causes, and the experience <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg>, I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg>
God I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="traueld">travelled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Why how <reg orig="farre">far</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>
<reg orig="traueld">travelled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>From my <reg orig="maisters">masters</reg> house <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Alehouse.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l part="I">How sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
<l part="F"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> sir, </l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> I pray, correct your <reg orig="boye">boy</reg>, <reg
orig="twas">it was</reg> <reg orig="neere">near</reg> a good <lb/>
world, since a <reg orig="boye">boy</reg> would face a man <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg> forward man.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l>Well sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> it is, I would not wish ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> marry without <lb/>
my <reg orig="mistris">mistress</reg> consent.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Franke.</speaker>
  <l>And why?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Naye">Nay</reg>, <reg orig="theres">there is</reg> <reg orig="neere">never</reg> a
why, but there is a wherefore, <lb/>
I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> some <reg orig="haue">have</reg> done
the <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg>, and they <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="daunst">danced</reg> <lb/>
a Galliard at <reg orig="Beggers">Beggars</reg> bush <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <p>At <reg orig="Beggers">Beggars</reg> bush, <reg orig="heere">hear</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more <reg orig="Maister">Master</reg>, he
doth <lb/>
<reg orig="be dawbe">bedawbe</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> with his <reg orig="durty">dirty</reg>
<reg orig="speeche">speech</reg>:  do <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="heere">hear</reg> sir, how
<lb/>
<reg orig="farre">far</reg> stands <reg orig="Beggers">Beggars</reg> <reg orig="bushe">bush</reg> from your fathers house <reg orig="syr">sir</reg>?  why
<lb/>
<pb n="H1R"/>
thou <reg orig="whorson">whoreson</reg> refuge of a Taylor, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> wert <reg orig="prentise">prentice</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a Taylor <lb/>
<reg orig="halfe">half</reg> an age, and because if thou hadst <reg orig="serued">served</reg> ten ages thou <lb/>
wouldst <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> but a botcher, thou <reg orig="leapst">leapest</reg> from the shop board <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a <reg orig="Blew">Blue</reg> <reg orig="coate">coat</reg>:  <reg orig="dooth">doth</reg> it become thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> thy
<reg orig="termes">terms</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>? <lb/>
well thou degree <reg orig="bene">been</reg> above a hackney, and ten degrees <reg
orig="vnder">under</reg> a <lb/>
Page, <reg orig="sowe">sew</reg> <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> your lubber <reg orig="lippes">lips</reg>, or <reg orig="tis">it
is</reg> not your <reg orig="sworde">sword</reg> and <lb/>
<reg orig="Bucklar">Buckler</reg>, shall <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> my <reg orig="Poynard">Poniard</reg> from your <reg orig="brest">breast</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l>Do <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="heere">hear</reg> sir, this is your
<reg orig="boye">boy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>How then?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l>You must breech him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Must I?  how if I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p>Why then <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> a fine world, when <reg orig="boyes">boys</reg> keep <reg orig="boyes">boys</reg>, <lb/>
and know not how <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> them.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Boye">Boy</reg>, <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Strike him <reg orig="and">if</reg> thou <reg
orig="darst">darest</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l>Strike me, alas he were better strike his father,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Sownes">'swounds</reg> go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, put <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> your Bodkin.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Mother stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> teach <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>
<reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me good words, or <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Gods dines
<reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <lb/>
buckle <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> all your birdspit.</reg></p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Staye <emph rend="italic">Franke, </emph> this <reg orig="pitche">pitch</reg> of <reg orig="Frensey">Frenzy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>
defile thee,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Meedle">Meddle</reg> not with it, thy <reg orig="vnreprooued">unreproved</reg> valour,</l>
  <l>Should be high minded:  <reg orig="couche">couch</reg> it not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="lowe">low</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Doost">Dost</reg> <reg orig="heere">hear</reg> me?  take
occasion <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> slip hence,</l>
  <l>But secretly, let not thy mother see thee,</l>
  <l>At the <reg orig="backe">back</reg> side there is a <reg orig="cunnie">cony</reg> <reg orig="greene">green</reg>,</l>
  <l>Stay there <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me, and <emph rend="italic">Mall </emph> and I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>
come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Enough, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>:  Mother you <reg orig="doe">do</reg> me wrong,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="peremptorie">peremptory</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your <reg orig="commaund">command</reg>,</l>
  <l>And see <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> abuse me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Rascall">Rascal</reg>, take <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> and take all, do  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg
orig="heare">hear</reg> sir, I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <lb/>
not <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pocket <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> this wrong.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l part="I">I know why <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
<l part="F">Why?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Because you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="nere">never</reg> a pocket.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Com.</speaker>
  <p>A whip <reg orig="sira">sirrah</reg>, a whip:  but sir, <reg orig="prouide">provide</reg> your <reg orig="tooles">tools</reg> against <lb/>
<reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg> morning, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg>
somewhat <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> now <reg orig="indeede">indeed</reg>, you <lb/>
know Dawsons close, <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> the hedge and the pond, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg>
<lb/>
<pb n="H1V"/>
good <reg orig="euen">even</reg> ground, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> you there, <reg
orig="and">if</reg> I do not, call me <lb/>
cut, <reg orig="and">if</reg> you be a man <reg orig="showe">show</reg> <reg orig="your
selfe">yourself</reg> a man, <reg orig="weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> a <lb/>
<reg orig="boute">bout</reg> or two, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> part <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> present.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Well sir, well.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Boye">Boy</reg>, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> they appointed <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fight?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <emph rend="italic">Nicholas, </emph> wilt not
thou go see the <reg orig="fraye">fray</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> indeed, <reg orig="euen">even</reg> as they brew <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> let them bake, I <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not thrust my hand into the flame and <reg orig="neede">need</reg> not,
<reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not <lb/>
good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> an <reg orig="oare">oar</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> another <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="boate">boat</reg>, little
said is <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> <lb/>
amended, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> little <reg orig="medling">meddling</reg> <reg orig="commeth">cometh</reg> great rest, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg>
good <lb/>
sleeping <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a whole skin, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> a man might come home <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> weeping <lb/>
<reg orig="crosse">cross</reg>:  <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> lady, a <reg orig="freind">friend</reg> is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> gotten
as lost, <lb/>
blessed are the peacemakers, they <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> strike with the sword, <lb/>
shall be beaten with the <reg orig="scabberd">scabbard</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l>Well said <reg orig="prouerbes">proverbs</reg>, <reg orig="nere">never</reg> another <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> purpose?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Yes, I could <reg orig="haue">have</reg> said <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you <reg
orig="syr">sir</reg>, take <reg orig="heede">heed</reg> is a good <reg orig="reede">reed</reg>. </l> </sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me take heed?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> happy is he whom other <reg orig="mens">men's</reg> <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg> do make <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> beware,</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>O beware <emph rend="italic">Franke</emph>, slip away <emph
rend="italic">Mall</emph>,</l>
 <p>You know what I told  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> hold <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> mothers both <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="meane while">meanewhile</reg>:  Mother and <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Barnes, </emph> <reg orig="me thinkes">methinks</reg> you <lb/>

should not stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hatred <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> hard one with another.</p></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mi. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Should I not sir? should I not hate a harlot,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> robs me of my right, <reg orig="vilde">vild</reg> <reg orig="boye">boy</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> title I <reg orig="returne">return</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> thy teeth,</l>
  <l>And spit the name of harlot <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy face.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Well, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not time of night <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hold out chat,</l>
  <l>With such a scold as thou art, therefore now,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Thinke">Think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I hate thee as I do the
<reg orig="diuell">devil</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>The <reg orig="diuell">devil</reg> take thee if thou <reg orig="doost">dost</reg> not wretch.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Out <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> thee strumpet.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Out <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> thee harlot.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis, Bar,</speaker>
  <l>Well, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> a time <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="reuengd">revenged</reg>:</l>
  <l><reg orig="Meane">Mean</reg> time <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> my daughter from thy <reg
orig="sonne">son</reg>,</l>
  <l>Where are  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> minion?  how now are  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> gone.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>She went <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> mother.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Francis, </emph> where are  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>He is not <reg orig="heere">here</reg>, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> then they <reg orig="slipt">slipped</reg>
away, <reg orig="&">and</reg> both together.</l></sp>
<pb n="H2R"/>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> assure  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, my sister she went <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, into the house.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>But then <reg orig="sheele">she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> out <reg
orig="againe">again</reg> at the <reg orig="backe">back</reg> <reg orig="doore">door</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> with him, but I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> search about</l>
  <l>All these same fields and paths <reg orig="neere">near</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my house,</l>
  <l>They are not far I am sure, if I make <reg orig="hast">haste</reg>. </l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>O God how went he hence?  I did not see him,</l>
  <l>It was when <emph rend="italic">Barnses </emph> wife did <reg orig="scolde">scold</reg> with me,</l>
  <l>A plague <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, Dick why didst not thou
<reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p>What should I <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him?  <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, I <reg
orig="looke">look</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <lb/>
him while <reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg> morning.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Come go with me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> me <reg orig="looke">look</reg> him out,</l>
  <l>Alas, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> nor light, nor <reg orig="Lincke">Link</reg>, nor <reg orig="Torche">Torch</reg>,</l>
  <l>Though it be <reg orig="darke">dark</reg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> take any <reg orig="paines">pains</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> this <reg orig="matche">match</reg>, I prithee Dicke away.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Cooms.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>, because I brought  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> out, <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> bring <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <lb/>
home, but if I should follow, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> <reg orig="hee">he</reg> might <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> the law <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his <lb/>
side.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mi. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Come <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> matter, prithee go with me. </l></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt.
</stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Phillip, </emph> thy <reg orig="mothers">mother
is</reg> gone <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> thy sister,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a rage <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg>, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> comes <reg
orig="heere">here</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Olde">Old</reg> <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey, </emph> as I <reg
orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> he.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="in
deed">indeed</reg>. </l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l part="F"><reg orig="Whoes"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg>is</reg> there?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>A friend of yours.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>What <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes </emph> did  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> not see my wife?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Yes sir I saw <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, she was <reg orig="heere">here</reg> <reg orig="euen">even</reg> now.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>I doubted <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> made me come <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg>
you:</l>
  <l>But whether is she gone?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> your <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="slipt">slipped</reg> away from
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> with <emph rend="italic">Mall </emph> my sister <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a
place</l>
  <l>Where I appointed:  and my mother too,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Seekes">Seeks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my sister, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> they both are gone,</l>
  <l>My mother hath a <reg orig="Torche">Torch</reg>, <reg orig="mary">marry</reg> your wife</l>
  <l>Goes darkling <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> and <reg
orig="downe">down</reg>, and <emph rend="italic">Coomes </emph> before
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>I thought <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> was with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, but <reg orig="tis">it is</reg>
well,</l>
  <l>I pray God they may come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="nere">never</reg> a light,</l>
  <l>But both be led a <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> <reg orig="daunce">dance</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the night.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <p>Why is my fellow Dick <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> with my <reg orig="Mistres">Mistress</reg>, <lb/>
I <reg orig="praye">pray</reg> God they be honest, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> there may be much <reg orig="knauerie">knavery</reg><lb/>
<pb n="H2V"/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="Darke">Dark</reg>, faith if I were there, I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> some
<reg orig="knauery">knavery</reg> <lb/>
with them, good <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> ye carry the <reg orig="torche">torch</reg> <reg orig="your
selfe">yourself</reg>, <reg orig="&">and</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="giue">give</reg> me <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> play at blind man <reg orig="buffe">buff</reg> with my
<reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> condition <milestone ed="block_text" unit="2K" n="9"/>thou wilt
<reg orig="doo">do</reg> thy best,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> thy <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>, and thy fellow Dicke,</l>
  <l>Both from my sister, and thy <reg orig="maisters">masters</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,</l>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="entreate">entreat</reg> thy <reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> let thee <reg orig="goe">go</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <l>O <reg orig="I">aye</reg>, I warrant <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg
orig="ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> fine tricks <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>
<reg orig="cousen">cousin</reg> them.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Well sir, then go your <reg orig="wayes">ways</reg>, I <reg orig="giue">give</reg> you <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <l>O <reg orig="braue">brave</reg>, but where about are they?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l>About <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="cunnygreen">cony-green</reg> they surely are, if thou canst find them.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <l>O let me alone <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> grope <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Cunnies. </l></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Exit. </emph> </stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Well, now <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <emph rend="italic">Franke </emph>
and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my sister,</l>
  <l>Stand you two <reg orig="hearkning">harkening</reg> <reg orig="neere">near</reg> the <reg orig="cunny">cony</reg> <reg orig="greene">green</reg>,</l>
  <l>But sure your light <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> you must not be <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>,</l>
  <l>Or <reg orig="els">else</reg> let <emph rend="italic">Nicholas </emph> stand <reg orig="a
far">afar</reg> off with it.</l>
  <l>And as his life <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> it from <reg orig="Mistres">Mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey</emph>.</l>
  <l part="I">Shall this be <reg orig="doone">done</reg>? </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
<l part="F"><emph rend="italic">Phillip </emph> it shall,</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>God be with ye, <reg orig="ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be gone. </l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey, </emph> this same is a
<reg orig="meanes">means</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="wiues">wives</reg> friends, if they resist not.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Tut <reg orig="syr">sir</reg>, <reg orig="how so euer">howsoeuer</reg>
it shall go forward.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Come then <reg orig="lets">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> do, as <emph
rend="italic">Phillip </emph> hath <reg orig="aduisd">advised</reg>. </l></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt.
</stage>

<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Mall.</stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> is the place where <emph
rend="italic">Phillip </emph> bad me stay,</l>
  <l>Till <emph rend="italic">Francis </emph> came, but wherefore did my
brother</l>
  <l>Appoint it <reg orig="heere">here</reg>?  why <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="Cunny">Cony</reg> borough?</l>
  <l>He had some meaning <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg><reg orig=" t"> it</reg> I warrant  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg></l>
  <l>Well <reg orig="heere">here</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> set
me <reg orig="downe">down</reg> <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> this tree,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg>
the matter all alone.</l>
  <l>Good Lord what <reg orig="pritty">pretty</reg> things these <reg orig="Cunnyes">Cunnies</reg> are,</l>
  <l>How finely they do feed till they be fat,</l>
  <l>And then what a <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> <reg orig="meate">meat</reg> a <reg orig="Cunny">Cony</reg> is,</l>
  <l>And what smooth skins they <reg orig="haue">have</reg>, both <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> and
<reg orig="graye">gray</reg>,</l>
  <l>They say they <reg orig="runne">run</reg> more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the night <reg orig="then">than</reg>
day,</l>
  <l>What is the reason?  <reg orig="marke">mark</reg>, why <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the light,</l>
  <l>They see more passengers <reg orig="then">than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the night,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="harmfull">harmful</reg> men many a <reg orig="haye">hay</reg> do set:</l>
<pb n="H3R"/>
  <l>And laugh <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see them tumble <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the net,</l>
  <l>And they put ferrets <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the holes, fie, fie,</l>
  <l>And they go <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> and <reg
orig="downe">down</reg> where <reg orig="conneies">conies</reg> lie,</l>
  <l>And they <reg orig="ly">lie</reg> still, they <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> little wit,</l>
 <l>I <reg orig="maru'le">marvel</reg> the Warriner <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> suffer it,</l>
  <l>Nay, nay, they are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> bad, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> they <reg
orig="themselues">themselves</reg></l>
  <l>Do <reg orig="giue">give</reg> consent <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> catch these <reg orig="prettie">pretty</reg> <reg orig="elfes">elves</reg>.</l>
  <l>How if the Warriner should <reg orig="spie">spy</reg> me here?</l>
  <l>He would take me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a <reg orig="conny">cony</reg> I dare <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg>.</l>
  <l>But when <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <emph rend="italic">Francis </emph> comes, what
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> he say?</l>
  <l><reg orig="looke">look</reg> boy there lies a <reg orig="conney">cony</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my way:</l>
  <l>But soft, a light, <reg orig="whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>?  <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> my
mother,</l>
  <l>Nay then all hid, <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> she shall not see me,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> play <reg orig="bo peepe">bopeep</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> behind this
tree.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>I <reg orig="maruell">marvel</reg> where this Wench do hide <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg></l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> closely?  I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="searcht">searched</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> many a
bush,</l> </sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Belike my mother <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a Thrush.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar,</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Shees">She is</reg> hid <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this same Warren <reg
orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> lay money.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Close as a <reg orig="rabbet">rabbit</reg> sucker from an <reg orig="olde">old</reg> <reg orig="conney">cony</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O God, I would <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> God <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I could find <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>I would <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> from <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> <reg orig="toyes">toys</reg> yet.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> you might if your daughter had <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg>
wit.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>What a <reg orig="vilde">vild</reg> <reg orig="girle">girl</reg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> would <reg
orig="hau t">have it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> young.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>A <reg orig="murren">murrain</reg> take <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="desembling">dissembling</reg> tongue,</l>
  <l>Ere your <reg orig="calues">calves</reg> teeth were out you thought it long.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>But minion, yet <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> you from the
man.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="saue">save</reg> a lie mother, say if you can.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Well, now <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <reg orig="theres">there is</reg> the <reg orig="spight">spite</reg>,</l>
  <l>What <reg orig="tricke">trick</reg> shall I now <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> scape <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg>
light?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is</reg> there?  what minion is it you?</l>
  <l>Beshrew <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> heart, what a fright she put me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>,</l>
  <l>But I am glad I found <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, though I was <reg orig="afraide">afraid</reg>,</l>
  <l>Come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your <reg orig="waies">ways</reg>, you<reg orig=" r"> are</reg> a handsome
<reg orig="maide">maid</reg>.</l>
  <l>Why you <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg> <reg orig="a doores">adoores</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> late at night?</l>
  <l>Why whether go ye?  come stand still I say.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> indeed mother, this is my best way.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> not the best way, stand <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> me I tell
ye.</l></sp>
<pb n="H3V"/>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> you would catch me mother, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> I smell ye.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> ye not stand still?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>.</l></sp>
 <sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
<l part="I"> But I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> make ye.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
 <l part="F">Nay then trip and go.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> make ye <reg orig="wearie">weary</reg> ere I <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> done.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Faith mother then <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="trie">try</reg> how you can <reg orig="runne">run</reg>,
</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> ye?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Yes faith.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt.
</stage>
<stage rend="italic">Enter.</stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Mal</emph>, <reg orig="sweet
heart">sweetheart</reg>, <emph rend="italic">Mal?  </emph> what not a
word?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>A little further <reg orig="maister">master</reg> call <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Why Mal, I <reg orig="prethie">prithee</reg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>, why Mal I say?</l>
  <l>I know thou art not <reg orig="farre">far</reg>, if thou wilt <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>, why
Mal,</l>
  <l>But now I see <reg orig=" shees">she is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="merrie">merry</reg>
<reg orig="vaine">vain</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make me call and put me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> more <reg orig="paine">pain</reg>,</l>
  <l>Well, I must <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <reg orig="sheel">she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>
with me,</l>
  <l>But I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> call, least <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it be not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>What Mal?  what Mall I say, boy are <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> right?</l>
  <l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> not <reg orig="mist">missed</reg> the way this same <reg orig="darke">dark</reg>
night?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Masse">Mass</reg> it may be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> as I am true man,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> not seen a <reg orig="cunny">cony</reg> since I came,</l>
  <l>Yet at the <reg orig="connyborrow">cony-burrow</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> should <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>,</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="harke">hark</reg>, I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> the trampling of some <reg orig="feete">feet</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>It may be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, then therefore <reg orig="lets">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> lie
close.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Where art thou Dicke?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p>Where am I quoth <reg orig="a">he</reg>, <reg orig="marie">marry</reg> I may <reg
orig="bee">be</reg> where <reg orig="any bodie">anybody</reg> <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> say I am, <reg orig="eyther">either</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <emph rend="italic">France </emph> or at <emph
rend="italic"><reg orig="Rome">Room</reg>, </emph> or at <emph rend="italic">Jerusalem <lb/>
they may say I am, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I am not able <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="disprooue">disprove</reg> them, because <lb/>
I cannot tell where I am.</emph></p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>O what a blindfold <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> had Dicke,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>, and yet I cannot <reg orig="finde">find</reg>
him?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l>Why then <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> <reg orig="lets">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> go home.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall not <reg orig="finde">find</reg> the
way.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>I pray God ye may not <reg orig="mothe">moth</reg> till it be day.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sbloud">'sblood</reg> take heed <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <reg orig="heres">here is</reg> a tree.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Lead thou the way, and let me hold <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> thee </l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <p><emph rend="italic">Dicke Coomes, </emph> what difference is there between a
blind <lb/>
man, and he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> cannot see?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Peace, a pox <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thee.</l>
<pb n="H4R"/> </sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Swounds">'swounds</reg> <reg orig="some bodie">somebody</reg> spake.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Dicke </emph> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> about,</l>
  <l>It may be here <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> may <reg orig="finde">find</reg> them out.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l>I see the <reg orig="glimpes">glimpse</reg> of <reg orig="some bodie">somebody</reg> here,</l>
  <l><reg orig="And">If</reg> ye be a sprite <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>
<reg orig="fraie">fray</reg> the bug <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>,</l>
  <l>There <reg orig="a">he</reg> goes <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>O sir <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I <reg orig="spide">spied</reg> you?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>A plague <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the boy, <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> descried
me. </l></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt
</stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>How <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a beauteous <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg> <reg orig="maskt">masked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="blacke">black</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Lookes">Looks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same large <reg orig="cercumference">circumference</reg> of <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg>,</l>
  <l>The <reg orig="skye">sky</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> three <reg orig="houres">hours</reg> ago,</l>
  <l>Is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> three <reg orig="houres">hours</reg> become an Etheope,</l>
  <l>And being <reg orig="angrie">angry</reg> at <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> beauteous change,</l>
  <l>She <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> one of those pearled <reg orig="starres">stars</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> blab <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> sable <reg orig="metamorphesie">metamorphosis</reg>.</l>
  <l><reg orig="'Tis">It is</reg> very <reg orig="darke">dark</reg>, I did <reg orig="appoynt">appoint</reg> my sister,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> meet me at the <reg orig="cunnie">cony</reg> <reg orig="berrie">berry</reg> below,</l>
  <l>And <emph rend="italic">Francis </emph> too, but neither can I see,</l>
  <l>Belike my mother <reg orig="hapned">happened</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> place.</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="fraide">afraid</reg> them from it, and they both are now</l>
  <l><reg orig="Wandring">Wandering</reg> about these fields, how shall I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> them?</l>
  <l>It is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="darke">dark</reg>, I scarce can see my hand,</l>
  <l>Why then <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> hollow <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> them, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> not
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> his <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg> betray him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> mothers,</l>
  <l>And if he <reg orig="answere">answer</reg>, and bring them where he is.</l>
  <l>What shall I then do?  it must not be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>?</l>
  <l><reg orig="Sbloud">'sblood</reg> it must be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, how else I pray?</l>
  <l>Shall I stand gaping here all night till day?</l>
  <l>And then be <reg orig="nere">never</reg> the <reg orig="neere">near</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> ho.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho, I come, where are ye?  where art thou?  here.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>How now Franke?  where hast <reg orig="beene">been</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l>Franke, what Franke?  <reg orig="sbloud">'sblood</reg> is sir <emph rend="italic">Raph </emph> mad,
<reg orig="heres">here is</reg> the bow </l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> not <reg orig="bin">been</reg> much
<reg orig="priuate">private</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Me thinkes">Methinks</reg> Franke Gousies <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> and his doth tell
me,</l>
  <l>I am mistaken, especially <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> his bow,</l>
  <l>Franke had <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> bow, well, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> this fellow,</l>
  <l>And hollow somewhat farther <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the fields,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Doost">Dost</reg> thou <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> fellow, I
<reg orig="preceiue">perceive</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> thee,</l>
<pb n="H4V"/>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are both mistaken, I <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> thee</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> one thou art not, likewise thou <reg orig="tookst">tookest</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg></l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> sir <emph rend="italic">Raph Smith, </emph> but sure I am not <reg
orig="hee">he</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> farewell, I must go <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> my friend, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> ho:</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> ho, nay then sir <emph rend="italic">Raph </emph>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> whore,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> a whore she was sure, if you had <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> here</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> late, now you are sir <emph rend="italic">Raph Smith, </emph></l>
  <l>Well do ye counterfeit and change your <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg>,</l>
  <l>But yet I knew ye, but what should be <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <emph rend="italic">
Francis</emph>?</l>
  <l>Belike <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <emph rend="italic">Francis </emph> <reg orig="cussend">cozened</reg> him of his
wench,</l>
  <l>And he conceals <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>
out,</l>
  <l><reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg>
my life, well I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> go</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> him ring his <reg orig="peale">peal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> ho, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> ho,</l></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Franke. </stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>A plague <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <emph rend="italic">Coomes, </emph> a plague <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the boy,</l>
  <l>A plague too, not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my mother <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> an <reg orig="hundreth">hundredth</reg> pound,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Twas">It was</reg> time <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg>, and yet I had not
thought</l>
  <l>My mother could <reg orig="haue">have</reg> followed me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> close,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> <reg orig="legges">legs</reg> with age I thought had foundered,</l>
  <l>She made me quite <reg orig="runne">run</reg> through a quickset hedge,</l>
  <l>Or she had taken me:  well I may say,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg> through the briers <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a wench,</l>
  <l>And yet I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> not, the <reg orig="woorse">worse</reg> <reg orig="lucke">luck</reg> mine,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Me thought">Methought</reg> I heard one hollow here about,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="iudge">judge</reg> it <emph rend="italic">Phillip, </emph> <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> the
<reg orig="slaue">slave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> laugh</l>
  <l>When as he <reg orig="heares">hears</reg> how <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my mother <reg orig="scarde">scared</reg> me,</l>
  <l>Well, <reg orig="heere">here</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>
stand <reg orig="vntill">until</reg> I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> him hollow,</l>
  <l>And then <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> him, he is not
<reg orig="farre">far</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
  <l>My man is hollowing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> and <reg
orig="downe">down</reg>,</l>
  <l>And yet I cannot <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> with him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> ho:</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
  <l>Why what a <reg orig="poxe">pox</reg>, wert thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="neere">near</reg> me man,</l>
  <l>And wouldst not <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sbloud">'sblood</reg> <reg orig="ye're">ye are</reg> very hot.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> sir I am <reg orig="colde">cold</reg> enough with staying here</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> such a <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> as you.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Knaue">Knave</reg>, how now <emph rend="italic">Phillip</emph>? art mad, art
mad?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Why art not thou my man?</l></sp>
<pb n="I1R"/>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Indeed a <reg orig="bowe">bow</reg>,</l>
  <l>Might <reg orig="shoote">shoot</reg> me ten <reg orig="bowes">bows</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> the weather
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l part="I">I your man.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
 <l part="F">What art thou then?</l></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Hollow within </emph> Phillip
<emph rend="italic">and </emph> Will. </stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>A man, but <reg orig="whats">what is</reg> thy name?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Some call me <emph rend="italic">Raph</emph>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Then honest <emph rend="italic">Raph</emph> farewell.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Well said familiar <emph rend="italic"><seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">Will</seg></emph>, <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Raph </emph> <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>There <reg orig="calles">calls</reg> my man.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>But there goes mine away.</l>
  <l>And yet <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>
what this next call <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> say,</l>
  <l>And here <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="tarrie">tarry</reg> till he call <reg
orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho.</l>
</sp><sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho, where art thou <emph rend="italic">Phillip? </emph> </l> </sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sbloud">'sblood</reg> <emph rend="italic">Philip, </emph></l>
  <l>But now he <reg orig="calde">called</reg> me Francis, this is fine.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Why studiest thou?  I <reg orig="prethie">prithee</reg> tell me <emph rend="italic">Phillip, </emph></l>
  <l>Where the wench is?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Euen">Even</reg> now he <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> me <emph rend="italic">Francis </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <corr
sic="rhe">the</corr> wench,</l>
  <l>And now he <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> me <emph rend="italic">Phillip </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the
wench,</l>
  <l>Well sir <emph rend="italic">Raph </emph> I must needs tell ye now,</l>
  <l><reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your credit <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> late <reg orig="a wenching">awenching</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this
order.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> this, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> late <reg orig="a
wenching">awenching</reg> doth he say?</l>
  <l>Indeed <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> true, I am thus late <reg orig="a
wenching">awenching</reg>,</l>
  <l>But I am <reg orig="forc'st">forced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wench without a wench.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>Why then you might <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="tane">taken</reg> your bow at first,</l>
  <l>And gone and <reg orig="kilde">killed</reg> a <reg orig="bucke">buck</reg>, and not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> been</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> long <reg orig="a drabbing">adrabbing</reg>, and be <reg orig="nere">never</reg> the
<reg orig="neere">near</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Swounds">'swounds</reg> what a <reg orig="pussell">pussel</reg> am I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this night,</l>
  <l>But yet <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> put this fellow farther,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Doost">Dost</reg> thou <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> man?  I
am not sir <emph rend="italic">Raph Smith, </emph></l>
  <l>As thou <reg orig="doost">dost</reg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> I
am, but I did <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> him,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Euen">Even</reg> as thou <reg orig="saiest">sayst</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="pursuite">pursuit</reg> of a wench,</l>
  <l>I met the wench too, and she <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee,</l>
  <l>Saying <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> wert <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg
orig="loue">love</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="deare">dear</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> sir <emph rend="italic">Raph </emph> was not an honest
knight,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="traine">train</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="thether">thither</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sbloud">'sblood</reg> my wench, <reg orig="swounds">'swounds</reg> were he ten sir <emph rend="italic">Raphes
</emph>.</l></sp>
<pb n="I1V"/>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Nay <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> true, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it,
and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> farewell.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.
</stage>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>Indeed I do <reg orig="loue">love</reg> Nan <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="darie">dairy</reg> <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>,</l>
  <l>And hath he <reg orig="traine">train</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> intent?</l>
  <l>Or <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> another, I <reg orig="carrie">carry</reg> his <reg orig="crossebow">crossbow</reg>,</l>
  <l>And he doth <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> me, shooting <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my bow,</l>
  <l>What, shall I do? </l></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Phillip. </stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
<l part="F"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Francis art thou there?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> <reg orig="heres">here is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> Francis, art thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">Will</seg> my
man?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">Will</seg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> your man, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="asgoe">as go</reg> your man,</l>
  <l>My <reg orig="backe">back</reg> sir <reg orig="scornes">scorns</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> your <reg orig="liuerie">livery</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l>Nay sir I <reg orig="mooude">moved</reg> but such a question <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you,</l>
  <l>And it hath not <reg orig="disparegd">disparaged</reg> you I hope,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Twas">It was</reg> but mistaking, such a night as this</l><milestone
ed="block_text" unit="2K" n="10"/>
  <l>May well <reg orig="deceiue">deceive</reg> a man, God <reg orig="boye">boy</reg> sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Gods <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> sir Raph Smith, a <reg orig="vertuous">virtuous</reg> knight,</l>
  <l>How gently <reg orig="entertaines">entertains</reg> he my hard <reg orig="answere">answer</reg>?</l>
  <l>Rude anger made my tongue <reg orig="vnmannerly">unmannerly</reg></l>
  <l>I <reg orig="crie">cry</reg> him <reg orig="mercie">mercy</reg>, well, but all this while,</l>
  <l>I cannot <reg orig="finde">find</reg> a Francis, Francis ho?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="rFancis">Francis</reg> ho, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> you call Francis now,</l>
  <l>How <reg orig="haue">have</reg> ye <reg orig="vsde">used</reg> my Nan?  come tell me
how.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Thy Nan, what Nan?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, what Nan now, say, do you not <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> a
wench?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Yes I do.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>Then sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is she.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Art not thou I met <reg orig="withall">withal</reg> before?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>Yes sir, and you did counterfeit before,</l>
  <l>And said <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me you were not sir <emph rend="italic">Raph Smith</emph>.
</l>
</sp><sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more I am not, I met sir <emph rend="italic">Raph Smith,</emph></l>
  <l><reg orig="Euen">Even</reg> now he <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> me if I saw his man.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>O fine.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg> thou art much <reg orig="deceiued">deceived</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me,</l>
  <l>Good faith I am not he thou thinkst I am.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>What are ye then?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why one <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="seekes">seeks</reg> one Francis and a wench.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>And Francis <reg orig="seekes">seeks</reg> one Phillip and a wench.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>How canst thou tell?</l></sp>
<pb n="I2R"/>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>I met him seeking Phillip and a wench,</l>
  <l>As I was seeking sir Raph and a wench.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why then I know the matter, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> met <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="mist">missed</reg>, now here <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>,</l>
  <l>Well, if thou wilt, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> two <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> <reg orig="togither">together</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall meet right with one or other.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>I am content, but do you <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> me sir?</l>
  <l>Did not sir <emph rend="italic">Raph Smith </emph> <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a
wench?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> I promise thee, nor did he <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> any</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg>, as I could <reg orig="gesse">guess</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Wil.</speaker>
  <l>why this is <reg orig="straunge">strange</reg>, but come sir <reg orig="lets">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> away,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> here till it be day. </l></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt. 
</stage>
<stage rend="italic">Enter Boy.</stage>
<sp who="G">
  <p>O God I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg> into the <reg orig="winde">wind</reg>,
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <lb/>
I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> out of
<reg orig="winde">wind</reg>, they say a man is <reg orig="neere">near</reg> his <lb/>
end when he <reg orig="lackes">lacks</reg> breath, and I am at the end of my race, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <lb/>
I can <reg orig="runne">run</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> farther <reg orig="then">than</reg> here I be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my breath
bed, not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <lb/>
death bed.</p></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Coomes. </stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p>They say men <reg orig="moyle">moil</reg> and <reg orig="toyle">toil</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="liuing">living</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I <lb/>
<reg orig="moyle">moil</reg> and <reg orig="toyle">toil</reg>, and am <reg orig="liuing">living</reg> I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> God, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good time <lb/>
be it spoken, it had been better <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me my <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <reg orig="angell">angel</reg> had <lb/>
<reg orig="beene">been</reg> light, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> then <reg orig="perhappes">perhaps</reg> it had not lead <reg
orig="mee">me</reg> into this <lb/>
<reg orig="darknesse">darkness</reg>, well, the <reg orig="diuell">devil</reg> <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> blesses a man better, when <reg orig="hee">he</reg>
<lb/>
purses <reg orig="vppe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <reg orig="angelles">angels</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="owlight">owl light</reg>, I <reg orig="ranne">ran</reg> through a
hedge <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <lb/>
take the boy, but I stuck <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the ditch, and lost the boy:  <reg orig="swounds">'swounds</reg> <lb/>
a plague <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> clod, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="nowlhil">nowhile</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> ditch, or what the <reg orig="diuel">devil</reg>
<lb/>
<reg orig="so ere">soere</reg> it were, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> a man cannot see what it was, well, I
would <lb/>
not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the prize of my sword and buckler, <reg orig="any body">anybody</reg>
should <lb/>
see me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this taking, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> it would make me but cut off their legs <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> laughing at me, well, <reg orig="downe">down</reg> I am, and down I
<reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <lb/>
be, because I am <reg orig="wearie">weary</reg>, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> tumble <reg orig="downe">down</reg> thus, it
was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <lb/>
part of my meaning, then since I am <reg orig="downe">down</reg>, here <reg
orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> rest me, <lb/>
and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> man shall <reg orig="remmoue">remove</reg> me.</p></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Hodge. </stage>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <p>O I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> sport <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> cony <reg orig="Ifaith"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> faith</reg>, I <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> almost <reg orig="burste">burst</reg> <lb/>
<pb n="I2V"/>
<reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> with laughing at <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> Barnes, she was
following <lb/>
of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> daughter, and I hearing <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, put <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">on</seg> my fellow Dickes <lb/>
sword and buckler, <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg>, and his <reg orig="swounds">'swounds</reg> and <reg orig="sbloud">'sblood</reg> words, <lb/>
and led <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> such a dance <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> as it passes, <reg
orig="heere">here</reg> <reg orig="shee">she</reg> is <lb/>
quoth I, where quoth she?  here quoth I, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> it hath been a <reg orig="braue">brave</reg> <lb/>
here <reg orig="&">and</reg> there night, but <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> what a <reg
orig="soft natured">softnatured</reg> thing the <reg orig="durt">dirt</reg> is?<lb/>
how it would endure my hard treading, and <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> my <reg orig="feete">feet</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <lb/>
acquaintance, and how courteous and mannerly were the<lb/>
<reg orig="cloddes">clothes</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make me stumble <reg orig="onely">only</reg> of purpose <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="entreate">entreat</reg> <lb/>
me <reg orig="lye">lie</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> and rest me, but now <reg
orig="and">if</reg> I could find my fellow <lb/>
Dicke, I would play the <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> with him honestly <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg>,
<reg orig="Wel">Well</reg>, <lb/>
I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> grope <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him, or <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>
poke with my <reg orig="staffe">staff</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> <lb/>
a <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg> man, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="preuent">prevent</reg> a ditch.</p></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">He stumbles vpon
</emph> <lb/>
Dicke Coomes. </stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> with a <reg orig="poxe">pox</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> art thou with a pestilence?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l>Why I am Dicke Coomes?</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <p>What <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I found thee Dicke?  nay then I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>
ye <lb/>
Dicke, Where are ye Dicke?</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l>What can I tell where I am?</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <p>Can ye not tell, come, come,  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="waight">weight</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your
<reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <lb/>
well, come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> your <reg orig="waies">ways</reg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> sought you till I am
<lb/>
<reg orig="wearie">weary</reg>, and <reg orig="calde">called</reg> ye till I am hoarse, good Lord what a <reg orig="iaunt">jaunt</reg> I <lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> had this night, hey ho?</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Ist">Is it</reg>, you <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> came <reg
orig="ouer">over</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg>, <reg orig="sbloud">'sblood</reg> <reg orig="twere">it
were</reg> a <lb/>
good deed <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> come <reg orig="ouer">over</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this nights <reg orig="worke">work</reg>, I
cannot <lb/>
<reg orig="affoorde">afford</reg> all this <reg orig="paines">pains</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> an <reg orig="angell">angel</reg> I tell  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> true, a <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg>
were <lb/>
not cast <reg orig="a way">away</reg>, <reg orig="vppon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> a
good fellow, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> hath <reg orig="deserued">deserved</reg> more <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> way <reg orig="then">than</reg> a <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg>, if your <reg orig="kindnesse">kindness</reg> would <reg orig="affoorde">afford</reg>
it him, <lb/>
What, shall I <reg orig="hau t">have it</reg> <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <l>Fie, fie, I must not <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> my man.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p>Nay, nay, <reg orig="nere">never</reg> stand, shall I?  shall I?  <reg orig="no bodie">nobody</reg>, sees,
<lb/>
say but I shall, and <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="smacke">smack</reg> ye soundly <reg
orig="I faith"><reg orig="Ifaith"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> faith</reg></reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <l>Away <reg orig="bawdie">bawdy</reg> man, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="trueth">truth</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> tell your
<reg orig="maister">master</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p>My <reg orig="maister">master</reg>, go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <reg orig="nere">never</reg> tell me of my <reg orig="maister">master</reg>, he may <lb/>
pray <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> may, he is past it, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> mine <reg
orig="owne">own</reg> part, I <lb/>
can do somewhat <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> way I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> God, I am not now <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <lb/>
<reg orig="learne">learn</reg>, and <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> your part <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> your whole desire.</p></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
<p>Fie, <lb/>
fie, I am ashamed of you, would you tempt your <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <lb/>
lewdness?</p></sp>
<pb n="I3R"/>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <reg orig="lewdnesse">lewdness</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my troth, <reg orig="thers">there is</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> such matter <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg><reg orig=" t"> it</reg>, it is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="kindnesse">kindness</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my troth if you
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> my gentle <lb/>
offer, you shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> what courteously I can <reg orig="affoorde">afford</reg>  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <p>Shall I indeed Dicke?  <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg>, if I thought <reg
orig="no body">nobody</reg> <lb/>
would see.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p>Tush, <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>, <reg orig="swones">'swounds</reg> they must <reg orig="haue">have</reg>
<reg orig="Cattes">Cats</reg> eyes then.</p></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <l>Then <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> me Dick.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l>A <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg> <reg orig="wenche">wench</reg> <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg>, where are ye
<reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> Dick, o I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="darke">dark</reg>, Dick go
about.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
 <l part="I"> Nay, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> grope sure, where are
ye?</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
<l part="F"><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p>A plague <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> this <reg orig="poast">post</reg>, I would the Carpenter had <lb/>
<reg orig="bin">been</reg> <reg orig="hangd">hanged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> set it <reg
orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me, where are  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>
now?</p></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage> rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg>, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> I come, a plague
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> it, I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a pond <reg orig="mistres">mistress</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hod.</speaker>
  <l>Ha, ha, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> led him into a pond, where art thou
Dick?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">Up</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the middle <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a pond.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodg.</speaker>
  <p>Make a <reg orig="Boate">Boat</reg> of thy Buckler then, and swim out, are <lb/>
 <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> hot with a pox?  would you <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> my <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg>,
<reg orig="coole">cool</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <lb/>
there then good Dick Coomes, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> when he comes <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg>, the <lb/>
skirts of his <reg orig="Blew">Blue</reg> coat <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> drop <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a painthouse, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I <lb/>
could see and not be <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>, how he would <reg orig="Spaniell">Spaniel</reg> it, <reg orig="&">and</reg> shake
<lb/>
<reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> when he comes out of the pond, but <reg
orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be gone, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <lb/>
now <reg orig="heele">he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> fight with a <reg orig="flye">fly</reg>, if he but <reg orig="buze">buzz</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his
<reg orig="eare">ear</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage rend="italic">Exit.</stage>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter </emph>Coomes.</stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Heeres">Here is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> hoing with a plague, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> hang
<reg orig="and">if</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="bin">been</reg> almost
<reg orig="drownd">drowned</reg>, a pox of your <reg orig="lippes">lips</reg>, <reg orig="and">if</reg> ye call <lb/>
this kissing:   <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> of a <reg orig="drownd">drowned</reg> Rat, but <reg
orig="twas">it was</reg> time <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> swim <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a Dog, I had <reg orig="bin">been</reg> <reg orig="seru'd">served</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a drowned Cat <reg orig="els">else</reg>,
I would he <lb/>
had <reg orig="digd">digged</reg> his <reg orig="graue">grave</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="digd">digged</reg> the pond, my <reg orig="feete">feet</reg> were <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> indeed,<lb/>
but a <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> pale <reg orig="then">than</reg> a pond would <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="serued">served</reg> my <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="washe">wash</reg> them:  a man shall be <reg orig="serued">served</reg> thus <reg orig="alwayes">always</reg>, when <reg
orig="hee">he</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="followes">follows</reg> any of these females, but <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> my kind heart <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg>
makes <lb/>
me thus forward <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="kindnes">kindness</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> them, well God amend
them,<lb/>
and make them <reg orig="thankfull">thankful</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> would <reg orig="doe">do</reg>

them pleasure, <lb/>
I am not <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg> I would ye should well know it, <reg orig="&">and</reg> yet I <lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> drunk more <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg
orig="wil"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> do me good, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I might <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> had a<lb/>
<reg orig="Pumpe">Pump</reg> set <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg>, with as good March <reg orig="Beere">Beer</reg> as this was,
<reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="nere">never</reg> <lb/>
set <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> an Ale bush <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the matter: <reg
orig="wel">well</reg> I am <reg orig="somwhat">somewhat</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> wroth, <lb/>
<pb n="I3V"/>
I must needs say, and yet I am not more <reg orig="angrie">angry</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> wise, nor
<lb/>
more wise <reg orig="then angrie">than angry</reg>, but <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> fight with the next man I meet, <lb/>
<reg orig="and">if</reg> it be but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="lucke">luck</reg> sake, and if he <reg
orig="loue">love</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see <reg orig="him selfe">himself</reg> hurt,
<lb/>
let him bring light with him, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> do it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> darkling
<reg orig="els">else</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> gods <lb/>
dines, well <reg orig="heere">here</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> <reg orig="who
soeuer">whosoever</reg> <reg orig="sayes">says</reg> nay.</p></sp>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Nicholas. </stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>He <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> worse may must <reg orig="holde">hold</reg> the Candle, but my <lb/>
<reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> wise as God might <reg orig="haue">have</reg> made him,
<reg orig="hee">he</reg> is <lb/>
gone <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> a <reg orig="Hayre">Hair</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="Hennes">Hens</reg> nest, a Needle <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a Bottle <lb/>
of Haye, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> is as <reg orig="sildome">seldom</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> as a <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> Swan:  <reg orig="hee">he</reg>
is <lb/>
gone <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> my young <reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg>, and I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> she is
better <lb/>
lost <reg orig="then">than</reg> found, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="who so
euer">whosoever</reg> hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, hath but a <reg orig="wette">wet</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="Eele">Eel</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="taile">tail</reg>, but they may do as they list, the law is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <lb/>
<reg orig="owne">own</reg> hands, but <reg orig="and">if</reg> they would be
<reg orig="ruld">ruled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> me, they should<lb/>
set <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the Leland, and bid the <reg orig="Diuell">Devil</reg> split <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, beshrew <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <lb/>
fingers <reg orig="shee">she</reg> hath made me watch past mine <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>, but <reg
orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <lb/>
watch <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> a good <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Cooms.</speaker>
  <p>How, <reg orig="whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <emph
rend="italic">Nicholas?  </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg>, first come first <reg orig="seru'd">served</reg>, <lb/>
I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him:  how now <reg orig="prouerbe">proverb</reg>, <reg orig="prouerbe">proverb</reg>, <reg orig="sbloud">'sblood</reg> how now <lb/>
<reg orig="prouerbe">proverb</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Ny">My</reg> name is Nicholas, Richard:  and I <reg orig="knowe">know</reg> your <lb/>
meaning, and I hope  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="harme">harm</reg>:  I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> 
<reg orig="yee">ye</reg> I am <lb/>
the better <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your asking.</p></sp>

<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l>Where <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you been <reg orig="a
whoring">awhoring</reg> thus late, ha?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> Richard the good wife would not <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <lb/>
daughter <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="Ouen">Oven</reg> <reg orig="vnlesse">unless</reg> she had been there <reg orig="her
selfe">herself</reg>, but <lb/>
good Lord you are knuckle <reg orig="deepe">deep</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="durte">dirt</reg>, I warrant when <lb/>
he was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, he swore Walsingham, and chaste terrible <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the <lb/>
time, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> the water drops from you as fast as hops.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p>What needst thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> care, whipperIenny, Tripecheeke, <lb/>
out you fat <reg orig="asse">ass</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>Good <reg orig="wordes">words</reg> cost <reg orig="nought">naught</reg>, ill words corrupts good <lb/>
manners Richard, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> a hasty man <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> wants woe, and I had <lb/>
thought you had been my friend, but I see all is not <reg orig="golde">gold</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <lb/>
glisters, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> <reg orig="falshood">falsehood</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fellowship, <emph
rend="italic"><foreign rend="italic" lang="Latin"> a micus certus in re certa <lb/>
cernitur</foreign></emph>, time and <reg orig="trueth">truth</reg> <reg orig="tryes">tries</reg> all, and <reg orig="tis">it
is</reg> an old <reg orig="Prouerbe">Proverb</reg>, <reg orig="&">and</reg> <lb/>
not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> old as true, Bought wit is the best, I can see day at a little <lb/>
hole, I know your <reg orig="minde">mind</reg> as well as though I were within you, <lb/>
<pb n="I4R"/>
<reg orig="tis">it is</reg> ill halting before a <reg orig="criple">cripple</reg>, <reg orig="goe">go</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, you <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg>, but <lb/>
beware of had I wist:  <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long goes the <reg orig="potte">pot</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the water, at <lb/>
length it comes home broken, I know you are as good a man <lb/>
as <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> drew sword, or as was <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> girt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a girdle, or as <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> went <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Neats leather, or as one shall see <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> a
summers day, or as <lb/>
<reg orig="ere">ever</reg> <reg orig="lookt">looked</reg> man <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the face, or as <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> <reg orig="trode">trod</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Gods earth, or as <lb/>
<reg orig="ere">ever</reg> broke bread, or <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg> <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg>:  but he is <reg orig="propper">proper</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> hath <lb/>
<reg orig="propper">proper</reg> conditions, but be not you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the <reg orig="Cowe">Cow</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> a <lb/>
good <reg orig="sope">sop</reg> of <reg orig="milke">milk</reg> and casts it <reg orig="downe">down</reg> with his <reg orig="heeles">heels</reg>, I
<reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="plainely">plainly</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> dealing is a <reg orig="Iewell">Jewel</reg>, and he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="vseth">useth</reg> it shall
<lb/>
<reg orig="dye">die</reg> a beggar, well, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> happens <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> happens not <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="seauen">seven</reg> <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>, a man is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> whole as hurt,
<reg orig="and">if</reg> you <lb/>
should kill a man, you would <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> his:  well, I say little, but I <lb/>
<reg orig="thinke">think</reg> the more yet <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>
<reg orig="giue">give</reg> him good words, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> good
<seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hold <lb/>
a candle before the <reg orig="diuell">devil</reg>, yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Gods me, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> take
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> wrong, <lb/>
if <reg orig="hee">he</reg> had a head as big as <reg orig="Brasse">Brass</reg>, or <reg orig="lookt">looked</reg> as high as <reg orig="Poules">Paul's</reg>
<lb/>
steeple.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg>, thou <reg orig="Grashoper">Grasshopper</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> shalt <milestone ed="block_text" unit="2K"
n="11"/>skip from my sword <lb/>
as from a <reg orig="Sithe">Sith</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> cut thee out <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> collops and
<reg orig="egges">eggs</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="steakes">steaks</reg>, <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="sliste">sliced</reg> <reg orig="beefe">beef</reg>, and <reg orig="frye">fry</reg> thee with the fryer I shall strike from the<lb/>
pike of thy Buckler.</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, brags a good dog, <reg orig="threatned">threatened</reg> <reg orig="folkes">folks</reg> <reg
orig="liue">live</reg> long.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l>What say <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Why I say not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much as how do  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l>Do <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> indeed, <reg orig="what so ere">whatsoere</reg> I <reg
orig="thinke">think</reg>, and thought is free.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p>You whoreson Wafercake, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Gods dines <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>
<lb/>
<reg orig="crushe">crush</reg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this.</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> an <reg orig="inche">inch</reg> and <reg orig="youle">you
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> take an <reg orig="elle">ell</reg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not put <lb/>
my finger <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a hole I warrant  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> what man, <reg orig="nere">never</reg> <reg orig="crowe">crow</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <lb/>
fast, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> a <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg> man may kill a <reg orig="Hayre">Hare</reg>, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="knowne">known</reg>
when <lb/>
a <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> fellow hath hurt a Fencer, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg>:  What, a man
<lb/>
may <reg orig="bee">be</reg> as <reg orig="slowe">slow</reg> as a <reg orig="Snaile">Snail</reg>, but as fierce as a <reg orig="Lyon">Lion</reg> <reg
orig="and">if</reg> <reg orig="hee">he</reg> <lb/>
<reg orig="bee">be</reg> <reg orig="mooued">moved</reg>:  Indeed I am patient I must <reg orig="needes">needs</reg> say, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg>
patience <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="aduersitie">adversity</reg>, brings a man <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the three Cranes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <lb/>
Ventree.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p>Do <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="heere">hear</reg>, set <reg
orig="downe">down</reg> your <reg orig="Torche">Torch</reg>, <reg orig="drawe">draw</reg>, fight, <lb/>
I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>.</p></sp>
<pb n="I4V"/>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>And I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> too, though it be from this midnight
<lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the next <reg orig="morne">morn</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l>Where be your <reg orig="tooles">tools</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>Within a mile of an <reg orig="oke">oak</reg> sir, <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> a proud horse
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <lb/>
not carry his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="prouender">provender</reg>, I warrant  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p>Now am I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my quarrelling <reg orig="humor">humour</reg>, and now can I <lb/>
say nothing but <reg orig="sownes">'swounds</reg> draw, but <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="vntrus">untruss</reg>, <reg
orig="&">and</reg> then <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it.</p></sp>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Hodge <emph rend="italic">and
</emph> Boye.</stage>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is</reg>, there, <reg orig="Boye">Boy</reg>?  honest <reg orig="Boye">Boy</reg>, well met,
where <lb/>
hast thou <reg orig="bin">been</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <p>O Hodge, Dicke coomes hath been as good as a <reg orig="crye">cry</reg> <lb/>
of Hounds, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make a <reg orig="breathd">breathed</reg> <reg orig="Hayre">Hare</reg> of me, but didst thou see <lb/>
my <reg orig="maister">master</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <p>I met him <reg orig="euen">even</reg> now, and he <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee, and <lb/>
he is gone <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> and <reg orig="downe">down</reg>,
<reg orig="who ing">whoing</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> an <reg orig="Owle">Owl</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Owle">Owl</reg>, <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="Asse">Ass</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Asse">Ass</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> nor <reg orig="glasse">glass</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> then it had <reg orig="bin">been</reg>
<reg orig="Owleglasse">Owlglass</reg>, <lb/>
but <reg orig="whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="Boye">Boy</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <p><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> the <reg orig="masse">mass</reg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Coomes and Nicholas,
<reg orig="&">and</reg> it <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> <lb/>
they are <reg orig="prouiding">providing</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fight.</p></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <p>Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> fine sport, <reg orig="I
faith">Ifaith</reg> <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>, <reg orig="lets">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> stand <lb/>
close, and when they <reg orig="haue">have</reg> fought <reg orig="about">a
bout</reg> or two, <reg orig="weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg> <lb/>
away with the <reg orig="Torche">Torch</reg>, <reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fight darkling,
shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boy.</speaker>
  <l>Content, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> get the <reg orig="Torche">Torch</reg>, stand close.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> now my <reg orig="backe">back</reg> hath <reg orig="roome">room</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="reache">reach</reg>, I <reg
orig="doe">do</reg> not <lb/>
<reg orig="loue">love</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="lac't">laced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg>, when I <reg
orig="goe">go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="lase">lace</reg> a <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>, I pray God Nicholas<lb/>
<reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> not a <reg orig="flye">fly</reg>:  it would <reg orig="doe">do</reg> me good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="deale">deal</reg> with
<lb/>
a good man now, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="wee"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg></reg> might <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> a dozen good <lb/>
<reg orig="smark">smart</reg> <reg orig="stroakes">strokes</reg>, ha I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> the day, I could <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="daunst">danced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <lb/>
my fight, one, two, three, <reg orig="foure">four</reg> and <reg orig="fiue">five</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the head of him: <lb/>
six, <reg orig="seauen">seven</reg>, <reg orig="eyght">eight</reg>, nine <reg orig="&">and</reg> ten, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the sides of him, and if I
went <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> far as fifteen, I warrant I <reg orig="shewd">showed</reg> him a trick of one and <reg orig="twentie">twenty</reg>:<lb/>
but I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> not fought this <reg orig="foure">four</reg> <reg orig="dayes">days</reg>, and I <reg orig="lacke">lack</reg> a little <lb/>
practise of my <reg orig="warde">ward</reg>, but I shall make a shift, ha close, are  <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>
<lb/>
disposed sir?</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Yes indeed, I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> colours, change sides Richard.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l>Change the <reg orig="gallowes">gallows</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> see thee <reg orig="hangd">hanged</reg>
first.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>Well, I see the <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> his <reg orig="bable">babble</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> the <lb/>
Tower of London.</p></sp>
<pb n="K1R"/>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="Roge">Rogue</reg>, nay then fall <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Good Goose bite not.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Sbloud">'sblood</reg> how <reg orig="pursey">pursy</reg> I am, well I see exercise is all, I <lb/>
must practise my weapons <reg orig="oftner">oftener</reg>, I must <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a <reg orig="goale">goal</reg> or two
<lb/>
at <reg orig="Footeball">Football</reg>, before I come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my right <reg orig="kinde">kind</reg>, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me
thy <lb/>
hand Nicholas, thou art a better man <reg orig="then">than</reg> I <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> thee
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">for</seg>, <lb/>
and yet thou art not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> good a man as I.</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>You dwell <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> ill neighbours Richard, <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> makes  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> <lb/>
praise <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <l>Why I hope thou wilt say I am a man?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Yes <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> say <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, if I should see  <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="hangd">hanged</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Hangd">Hanged</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="Roge">Rogue</reg>, nay then <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> at <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>, <reg orig="sownes">'swounds</reg> the <lb/>
light is gone.</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>O Lord, it is as <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> as <reg orig="Pitche">Pitch</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coomes.</speaker>
  <p>Well <reg orig="heere">here</reg> <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="lye">lie</reg>
with my Buckler thus, least striking <lb/>
<reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> and <reg orig="downe">down</reg> at randall,
the <reg orig="roge">rogue</reg> might hurt me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I <lb/>
cannot see <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="saue">save</reg> it, and <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="holde">hold</reg> my peace, least
my <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg> <lb/>
should bring him where I am.</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> good <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a
<reg orig="cloake">cloak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the <reg orig="raine">rain</reg>, a bad shift is <lb/>
better <reg orig="then">than</reg> none at all, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>
sit <reg orig="heere">here</reg> as if I were as dead as a <lb/>
<reg orig="doore">door</reg> <reg orig="naile">nail</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> M. Barnes <emph rend="italic">and
</emph> M. Goursey. </stage> 
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Harke">Hark</reg>, <reg orig="theres">there is</reg> one holloes.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>And <reg orig="theres">there is</reg> another.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>And <reg orig="euery where">euerywhere</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> come, I <reg
orig="heere">hear</reg> some <reg orig="hollo">holla</reg>.</l>
  <l>And yet it is <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> haps <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> with none.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>I <reg orig="maruell">marvel</reg> where your <emph rend="italic">Hodge </emph>  is,
and my man?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="wiues">wives</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> cannot <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> with
them,</l>
  <l>Nor with the <reg orig="boye">boy</reg>, nor <emph rend="italic">Mall, </emph>nor <emph
rend="italic">Franke, </emph> nor <emph rend="italic">Phillip: </emph></l>
  <l>Nor yet with <emph rend="italic">Coomes, </emph> and yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="nere">never</reg> <reg orig="stode">stood</reg>
still.</l>
  <l>Well I am very angry with my wife,</l>
  <l>And she shall <reg orig="finde">find</reg> I am not <reg orig="pleasd">pleased</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> <reg orig="nere">never</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="soone">soon</reg>, but <reg
orig="tis">it is</reg> my hap,</l>
  <l>She hath had as blind a <reg orig="iourney">journey</reg> <reg orig="ont">of it</reg> as <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>,</l>
  <l>Pray God she <reg orig="haue">have</reg>, and worse if worse may
be.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>This is but <reg orig="short liu'd">shortliu'd</reg> <reg orig="enuie">envy</reg> <reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Goursey</emph>:</l>
  <l>But come, what say <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="pollicie">policy</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> good, and
<seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> practise it,</l>
  <l>But sir it must be <reg orig="handeled">handled</reg> cunningly,</l>
<pb n="K1V"/>
  <l>Or all is <reg orig="mard">marred</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="wiues">wives</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="subtill">subtle</reg> heads,</l>
  <l>And they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> <reg orig="perceiue">perceive</reg> a drift <reg orig="deuise">devise</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter Sir </emph> Raphe Smith.</stage>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raphe.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
<l part="F"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><reg orig="Whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is</reg>, there?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
<l part="M"><reg orig="Heeres">Here is</reg> <reg orig="on">one</reg> or
two.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l part="F">Is <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">Will</seg> there?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
 <l> <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <emph rend="italic">Phillip</emph>?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Franke?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">S. Raph.</speaker>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>.</l>
  <l>Was <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> man deluded thus <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> me,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> some spirit leads me thus <reg orig="amisse">amiss</reg>:</l>
  <l>As I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> often heard, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> some <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="bin">been</reg> thus <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the nights.</l>
  <l>But yet this <reg orig="mases">amazes</reg> me <reg orig="where ere">whereere</reg> I come.</l>
  <l>Some <reg orig="askes">asks</reg> me still <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <emph rend="italic">Franke </emph>or <emph
rend="italic">Phillip, </emph></l>
  <l>And none of them can tell me where <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">Will</seg> is.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho?</l></sp>

<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
<l part="F"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic">They hollo <lb/>
within.</stage>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho?</l> </sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker rend="italic">Boye.</speaker>
<l part="F"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sownes">'swounds</reg> now I <reg orig="heere">hear</reg> <reg orig="foure">four</reg> hollo at the least,</l>
  <l>One had a little voice, then <reg orig="thats"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is</reg> the wench</l>
  <l>My man hath lost, well I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> all, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> ho.</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
 <l part="I"><reg orig="Whope">Whoopee</reg>, <reg orig="whope">whoopee</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
<l part="F"><reg orig="Whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is</reg>, there <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">will</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <p><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> sir, honest <emph rend="italic">Hodge:  </emph> but I pray<lb/> <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg> sir did <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> not <lb/>
<reg orig="meete">meet</reg> with a <reg orig="boye">boy</reg> with a <reg orig="Torche">Torch</reg>, he is <reg orig="runne">run</reg> away from me <lb/>
a plague <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him.</p></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l>Hey day, from Franke and Phillip <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a <reg orig="Torche">Torch</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a <reg orig="Boye">Boy</reg>, nay <reg orig="sownes">'swounds</reg> then hap as <reg orig="twill">it
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> goes there?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><reg orig="Gesse">Guess</reg> <reg orig="heere">here</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
<l part="F">Phillip.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <p>Phillip, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> faith, my <reg orig="names">name is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">Will</seg>, ill <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I was <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> <lb/>
worse, I was <reg orig="euen">even</reg> now with him, and might <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg
orig="beene">been</reg> <lb/>
still, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I fell into a ditch and lost him, and now I am going
<lb/>
<reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> and <reg orig="downe">down</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>
<reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> him.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>What wouldst thou <reg orig="doo">do</reg> with him.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l>Why I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> him go with me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my
<reg orig="maisters">masters</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is</reg> thy <reg orig="maister">master</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">VVill.</speaker>
  <p>Why sir Raphe Smith, and <reg orig="thether">thither</reg> he <reg orig="promist">promised</reg> me he <lb/>
would come, if he <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> his <reg orig="worde">word</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>What was <reg orig="a">he</reg> doing when thou first <reg orig="foundst">foundest</reg> him,</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <p>Why he holloed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> one Frauncis, and Frauncis <reg orig="hollod">holloed</reg> <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him, I <reg orig="hallod">hallooed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my <reg orig="maister">master</reg>, and my <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <lb/>
<pb n="K2R"/>
<reg orig="mist">missed</reg> still meeting contrary, Phillip and Francis with me <reg orig="&">and</reg> my
<lb/>
<reg orig="maister">master</reg>, and I and my <reg orig="maister">master</reg> with Phillip and Franke.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Why wherefore is sir Raphe <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> late <reg orig="abroade">abroad</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <p>Why he <reg orig="ment">meant</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> kill a <reg orig="Bucke">Buck</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> say
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="saue">save</reg> his <reg orig="honestie">honesty</reg>, <lb/>
but my Nan was his <reg orig="marke">mark</reg>, and he sent me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his bow, <lb/>
and when I came, I <reg orig="hollod">holloed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him, but I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> saw such <reg orig="lucke">luck</reg> <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="misse">miss</reg> him, it hath almost made me mad.</p></sp>

<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Well stay with <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>, perhaps sir Raphe and he,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> come anon, <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> I do <reg orig="heere">hear</reg> one
hollo.</l></sp>
<stage><emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Phillip.</stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Is this broad waking <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a winters night,</l>
  <l>I am broad walking <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a winters night:</l>
  <l>Broad indeed, because I am abroad,</l>
  <l>But these broad fields <reg orig="me thinks">methinks</reg> are not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>
broad,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> they may <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> me <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg> of narrow ditches,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Heers">Here is</reg> a hard world, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> I can hardly keep <reg
orig="my self">myself</reg> <reg orig="vpright">upright</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it,</l>
  <l>I am <reg orig="maruellous">marvelous</reg> <reg orig="dutifull">dutiful</reg>, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> ho.</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> ho.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> is</reg> there?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><reg orig="Heeres">Here is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
<l part="F">What <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">Will</seg>, how <reg orig="scapst">scapest</reg> thou?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="VVhat">What</reg> sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Nay, not hanging, but drowning,</l>
  <l>Wert thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a pond or a <reg orig="ditche">ditch</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <p>A pestilence <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> it, <reg orig="ist">is it</reg> you Phillip, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> faith, I
was but <lb/>
<reg orig="durty">dirty</reg> a little, but <reg orig="heeres">here is</reg> one or two <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg
orig="yee">ye</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> be they man?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Philip, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> I and <reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Goursey. </emph></l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Father, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> Father I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard
them say,</l>
  <l>The <reg orig="dayes">days</reg> of ignorance are past and done,</l>
  <l>But I am sure the nights of ignorance</l>
  <l>Are not yet past, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> this is one of them,</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="wheres">where  is</reg> my sister?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Ba.</speaker>
  <l part="I">Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> cannot tell.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
<l part="F">Why this is fine.</l>
  <l>What neither he, nor I, nor she nor you,</l>
  <l>Nor I, not she, nor you, and I tell now,</l>
  <l>Can meet, could meet, or ere I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> shall <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>,</l>
  <l>Call ye this wooing, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> Christmas sport of Hob
man blind,</l>
  <l>All blind, all seek <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> catch, all <reg orig="misse">miss</reg>:  but <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> comes <reg
orig="heere">here</reg>?</l></sp>
<pb n="K2V"/>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter </emph> Franke <emph rend="italic">and
his </emph> Boye. </stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>O <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I <reg orig="catcht">catched</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> sir, it
was your doing,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> made me <reg orig="haue">have</reg> this pretty dance <reg
orig="to night">tonight</reg>,</l>
  <l>Had not you spoke, my mother had not <reg orig="scard">scared</reg> me,</l>
  <l>But I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="swinge">swing</reg> ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Keepe">Keep</reg> the Kings peace.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>How?  art thou become a Constable?</l>
  <l>Why <emph rend="italic">Phillip </emph> where hast thou <reg
orig="bin">been</reg> all this while?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why where you were not, but I pray <reg orig="whers">where is</reg> my sister?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <p>Why man I <reg orig="sawe">saw</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> not, but I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> sought
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> as I<lb/>
 should <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>A Needle <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>
not?</l>
  <l>Why you man are the needle <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> she <reg orig="seekes">seeks</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="worke">work</reg> <reg orig="withall">withal</reg>, well <emph rend="italic">Francis </emph> do you
<reg orig="heere">hear</reg>,</l>
  <l>You must not <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you <reg orig="haue">have</reg>
sought <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> found
<seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, faith and if you <reg orig="haue">have</reg>,</l>
  <l>God <reg orig="giue">give</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg> of
<seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> ye found with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l>I saw <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> not, how could I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <p>Why could <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="misse">miss</reg> from <reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Barnses</emph> house <lb/>
<reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> his <reg orig="Cunnyberry">Cony berry</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Whether I could nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">no</seg>, father I did.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Father I did, well <emph rend="italic">Franke </emph> wilt thou <reg orig="beleeue">believe</reg> me,</l>
  <l>Thou <reg orig="doost">dost</reg> not know how much this fame doth <reg orig="greeue">grieve</reg>
me:</l>
  <l>Shall it be said thou <reg orig="mist">missed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> a way,</l>
  <l>When as <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> a <reg orig="wenche">wench</reg> did <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thee
stay.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sownes">'swounds</reg> man.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Sownes">'swounds</reg> man, and if thou hadst <reg orig="bin">been</reg> <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg>,</l>
  <l>The <reg orig="cunnyborow">cony-burrow</reg> thou needst must <reg orig="finde">find</reg>:</l>
  <l>I tell thee <emph rend="italic">Francis, </emph> had it <reg
orig="bin">been</reg> my case,</l>
  <l>And I had <reg orig="bin">been</reg> a <reg orig="woer">wooer</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy place,</l>
  <l>I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="laide">laid</reg> my head <reg
orig="vnto">unto</reg> the ground,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="sented">scented</reg> out my wenches way <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a Hound:</l>
  <l>I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> crept <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> my knees all night,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="haue">have</reg> made the <reg orig="flint
stones">flintstones</reg> <reg orig="Linckes">Links</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me
light,</l>
  <l>Nay man I would.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Good Lord what you would <reg orig="doe">do</reg>,</l>
  <l>Well <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall see one day how you can woe.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Come, come, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> see <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> all
<reg orig="bin">been</reg> <reg orig="crost">crossed</reg>,</l>
  <l>Therefore <reg orig="lets">let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> go, and <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> lost.</l></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt.
</stage>
<pb n="K3R"/>
<stage rend="italic">Enter Mal.</stage>
<sp who="H">
  <l>Am I alone?  doth not my mother come?</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> torch I see not, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> I well might see,</l>
  <l>If any way she were <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> <reg orig="towerd">toward</reg> me,</l>
  <l>Why then belike <reg orig=" shees">she is</reg> gone some other way,</l>
  <l>And may she go till I bid <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Farre">Far</reg> shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> way be then, and little <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> she hath hindered me of my good <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>,</l>
  <l>God send <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> wet and <reg orig="wearie">weary</reg> ere she <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>,</l>
  <l>I had <reg orig="beene">been</reg> at Oxenford, and <reg orig="to
morrow">tomorrow</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="releast">released</reg> from
all my maidens sorrow,</l>
  <l>And tasted <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg>, had not my mother <reg orig="bin">been</reg>,</l>
  <l>God I beseech thee make it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="woorst">worst</reg> <reg orig="sinne">sin</reg>,</l>
  <l>How many <reg orig="maides">maids</reg> this night lies <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <reg orig="beddes">beds</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="dreame">dream</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> they <reg orig="haue">have</reg> lost their
maidenheads,</l>
  <l>Such <reg orig="dreames">dreams</reg>, such slumbers I had <reg orig="to">too</reg> <reg orig="enioyde">enjoyed</reg>,</l>
  <l>If waking <reg orig="mallice">malice</reg> had not them <reg orig="destroyde">destroyed</reg>,</l>
  <l>A <reg orig="starued">starved</reg> man with double death doth die,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <milestone ed="block_text" unit="2K"
n="12"/>the <reg orig="meate">meat</reg> might <reg orig="saue">save</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his eye,</l>
  <l>And may not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> am I tormented,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="starue">starve</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg> I see, yet am <reg orig="preuented">prevented</reg>,</l>
  <l>Well Franke, although thou <reg orig="woedst">wooedest</reg> and quickly <reg orig="wonne">won</reg>,</l>
  <l>Yet shall my <reg orig="loue">love</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee be <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> done,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg> through hedge and ditch, through <reg orig="breakes">breaks</reg>
<reg orig="&">and</reg> briers,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee, sole Lord of my desires,</l>
  <l>Short <reg orig="woeing">wooing</reg> is the best, an <reg orig="houre">hour</reg>, not <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> long debating, <reg orig="loue">love</reg> is full of <reg orig="feares">fears</reg>,</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="harke">hark</reg>, I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> one tread, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>
<reg orig="wer t"> were it</reg> my brother,</l>
  <l>Or Franke, or any man, but not my mother.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">S. Rap.</speaker>
  <l>O when <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> this same <reg orig="yeare">year</reg> of night <reg orig="haue">have</reg>
end?</l>
  <l>Long <reg orig="lookt for">lookt-for</reg> <reg orig="daies">days</reg> <reg orig="sunne">sun</reg>, when wilt thou
ascend?</l>
  <l>Let not this <reg orig="theefe">thief</reg> friend <reg orig="mistie">misty</reg> vale of night,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Incroach">Encroach</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> day, and shadow thy <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> light,</l>
  <l>Whilst thou <reg orig="com'st">comest</reg> <reg orig="tardie">tardy</reg> from thy <emph rend="italic">Thetis</emph> bed,</l>
  <l>Blushing <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg> golden <reg orig="haire">hair</reg> and glorious red,</l>
  <l>O stay not long bright <reg orig="lanthorne">lantern</reg> of the day,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> light my <reg orig="mist">missed</reg> way <reg orig="feete">feet</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my right way.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>It is a man, his big <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg> <reg orig="tels">tells</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>Much am I not acquainted with it <reg orig="tho">though</reg>,</l>
<pb n="K3V"/>
  <l>And yet mine <reg orig="eare">ear</reg> sounds true distinguisher,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Boyes">Boys</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg
orig="beene">been</reg> more familiar</l>
  <l>With it <reg orig="then">than</reg> now I am, well, I do <reg orig="iudge">judge</reg>,</l>
  <l>It is not <reg orig="enuies">envies</reg> <reg orig="fellon">felon</reg> not of grudge,</l>
  <l>Therefore <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> plead acquaintance, <reg orig="hier">hire</reg> his
guiding,</l>
  <l>And buy of him some place of close abiding,</l>
  <l>Till <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my <reg orig="mothes">moths</reg> malice be expired,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> may <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> is long desired, <reg
orig="whose"><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> is</reg> there?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Are ye a <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>?  <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> question this is she,</l>
  <l>My man doth <reg orig="misse">miss</reg>, faith since she lights <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me,</l>
  <l>I do not <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> till day <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> let <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> go,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> what she is my <reg orig="mans">man's</reg>  <reg orig="loue">love</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>
know,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Harke">Hark</reg> ye <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>, if <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>, are ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> light,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> you can see <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wander <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the night?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Harke">Hark</reg> ye true man, if true, I tell ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>,</l>
  <l>I cannot see at all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> way I go.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Faire">Fair</reg> <reg orig="maide">maid</reg> <reg orig="ist">is it</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, say,
had ye <reg orig="nere">never</reg> a fall?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Faire">Fair</reg> man not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg> I had none at all.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Could you not stumble <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> one man I pray?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, such <reg orig="blocke">block</reg> till now came <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my way.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Am I <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="blocke">block</reg> <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> tripe, then fall and <reg orig="trie">try</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>The <reg orig="grounds">ground is</reg> too hard, a <reg orig="featherbed">feather bed</reg>, not I.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Why how <reg orig="and">if</reg> you had met with such a <reg orig="stumpe">stump</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Why if he had been your height I meant <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="iumpe">jump</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l part="I">Are ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> nimble?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
<l part="F">Nimble as a Doe.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><reg orig="Backt">Baked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a Pie.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
<l part="F">Of ye.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Good <reg orig="meate">meat</reg> ye know.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l part="I">Ye hunt sometimes,</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
<l part="M">I do.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
<l part="F">What take ye?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><reg orig="Deare">Dear</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
<l part="F"><reg orig="You l">You <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="nere">never</reg> strike <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>Yes when ye are there.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> ye strike me?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
<l part="F">Yes, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> ye strike <reg orig="againe">again</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> sir, it fits not <reg orig="maides">maids</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fight with men,</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
  <l>I wonder wench how I thy name might know.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Why you may <reg orig="finde">find</reg> it sir <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Christcrosse row.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
  <l>Be my <reg orig="Schoolemistresse">Schoolmistress</reg>, teach me how <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> spell it.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> faith, I care not greatly if I tell it,</l>
  <l>My name is <emph rend="italic"><reg orig="Marie">Marry</reg> Barnes. </emph></l></sp>
 <sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Ra.</speaker>
 <l part="I">How wench, <emph rend="italic">Mall Barnes? </emph></l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
<l part="F">The <reg orig="verie">very</reg> same.</l></sp>
<pb n="K4R"/>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
  <l>Why this is <reg orig="straunge">strange</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>I pray sir <reg orig="whats">what is</reg> your name?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
  <l>why sir Raph Smith doth wonder wench at this,</l>
  <l>Why <reg orig="whats">what is</reg> the cause thou art abroad <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>
late?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>What sir Raph Smith, nay then I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> disclose,</l>
  <l>All the whole cause <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> him repose,</l>
  <l>My hopes, my <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, God him I hope did send,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> and both <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> mothers hates <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> end,</l>
  <l>Gentle sir Raph if you my blush might see,</l>
  <l>You then would say I am ashamed <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be</l>
  <l>Found <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a <reg orig="wandring">wandering</reg> stray <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> such a knight,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg> from home at such a time of night,</l>
  <l>But my excuse is good, <reg orig="loue">love</reg> first <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> fate,</l>
  <l>Is <reg orig="crost">crossed</reg>, <reg orig="controlde">controlled</reg>, and sundered <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> fell hate,</l>
  <l>Franke Goursey is my <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, and he <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> me,</l>
  <l>But both <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> mothers hate and disagree,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> fathers <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> the match, and wish it done,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> it had, had not <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> mothers come,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> Oxford <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> concluded both <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> go,</l>
  <l>Going <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>, they came, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> parted <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>My mother followed me, but I ran fast,</l>
  <l>Thinking <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> went from hate had need make haste,</l>
  <l>Take me she cannot though she still pursue,</l>
  <l>But now <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> knight, I do repose <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> you,</l>
  <l>Be you my Orator and plead my right,</l>
  <l>And get me one good day <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this bad night.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Rap.</speaker>
  <l>Alas good heart, I <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg> thy hard hap,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> employ all <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I may <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg>
thee,</l>
  <l>Franke Goursey wench, I do commend thy <reg orig="choyse">choice</reg>,</l>
  <l>Now I remember I met one Francis</l>
  <l>As I did <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> my man, then <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> was he,</l>
  <p>And Philip too, belike <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> was thy brother, Why now I find <lb/>
how I did loose <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, And <reg orig="wandring">wandering</reg> <reg
orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> and <reg orig="downe">down</reg>, mistaking <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>, <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me thy hand Mall, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="neuer">never</reg>
<reg orig="leaue">leave</reg>,</p>
  <l>Till I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> made your mothers friends <reg
orig="againe">again</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="purchaste">purchased</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> ye both your hearts delight,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> this same one bad, many a good night,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Twill">It <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> not be long ere <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <emph
rend="italic">Aurora </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></l>
<pb n="K4V"/>
  <l><reg orig="Deckt">Decked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="glorie">glory</reg> of a golden <reg orig="sunne">sun</reg>,</l>
  <l>Open <reg orig="rhe">the</reg> <reg orig="christall">crystal</reg> <reg orig="windowes">windows</reg> of the East,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make the earth <reg orig="enamourde">enamoured</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> face,</l>
  <l>When <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="cleare">clear</reg> light <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see
<seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> way,</l>
  <l>Come, night being done, expect a <reg orig="happie">happy</reg> day.  </l></sp>
<stage rend="italic"> Exeunt.
</stage>
<stage rend="italic">Enter Mistresse  Barnes. </stage>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O what a race this <reg orig="peeuish">peevish</reg> <reg orig="girle">girl</reg> hath led me?</l>
  <l>How fast I <reg orig="ranne">ran</reg>, and now how <reg orig="wearie">weary</reg> I am,</l>
  <l>I am <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> out of breath I <reg orig="scarse">scarce</reg> can <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>,</l>
  <l>What shall I do?  and cannot <reg orig="ouerttake">overtake</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> late and <reg orig="darke">dark</reg>, and I am far from home,</l>
  <l>May there not <reg orig="theeues">thieves</reg> lie watching here about,</l>
  <l>Intending <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> them they <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>,</l>
  <l>There may, and I am much <reg orig="afraide">afraid</reg> of them,</l>
  <l>Being alone without all <reg orig="companie">company</reg>,</l>
  <l>I do repent me of my <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg>,</l>
  <l>And yet I do not, they had else <reg orig="bene">been</reg> married,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> I would not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> ten times more labour,</l>
  <l>But what a winter of <reg orig="colde">cold</reg> <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> I stole,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Freesing">Freezing</reg> my heart least danger should betide me,</l>
  <l>What shall I do <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> purchase <reg orig="companie">company</reg>?</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> some hollow here about the fields,</l>
  <l>Then here <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> set my torch <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> this hill,</l>
  <l>Whose light shall <reg orig="beaconlike">beacon-like</reg> conduct them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it,</l>
  <l>They <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> lost their way seeing a light,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> it may be <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg> off <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the night,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it, well, here <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> lie
<reg orig="vnseene">unseen</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> comes, and <reg orig="chuse">choose</reg> my <reg orig="companie">company</reg>,</l>
  <l>Perhaps my daughter may first come <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Where am I now?  nay where was I <reg orig="euen">even</reg> now,</l>
  <l>Nor now, nor then, nor where I shall be, know I,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> I am going home, I may as well</l>
  <l>Being going from home, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> very <reg orig="darke">dark</reg>,</l>
  <l>I cannot see how <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> direct a step,</l>
  <l>I lost my man pursuing of my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,</l>
  <l>My <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> <reg orig="escapt">escaped</reg> me too, now all alone,</l>
  <l>I am <reg orig="enforc'st">enforced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> wander <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> and <reg
orig="downe">down</reg>,</l>
  <l>Barnses <reg orig="wife's">wife is</reg> abroad, pray God <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she,</l>
<pb n="L1R"/>
  <l>May <reg orig="haue">have</reg> as good a <reg orig="daunce">dance</reg>, nay ten times <reg orig="woorse">worse</reg></l>
  <l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg> but I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> she hath not, she hath light</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> see <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> way, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same bridge would
<reg orig="breake">break</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> she might fall into some <reg orig="deepe digd">deep-digged</reg>
ditch,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="eyther">either</reg> <reg orig="breake">break</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> bones or <reg orig="drowne">drown</reg> <reg orig="her
selfe">herself</reg>,</l>
  <l>I would these <reg orig="mischiefes">mischiefs</reg> I could wish <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>,</l>

  <l>Might light <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, but soft I see a light,</l>
  <l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> go <reg orig="neere">near</reg>, it is comfortable,</l>
  <l>After this nights sad spirits dulling <reg orig="darknesse">darkness</reg>,</l>
  <l>How now?  what is it set <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> <reg orig="it
selfe">itself</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>A plague <reg orig="ont"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> it</reg>, is she there?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>O how it <reg orig="cheares">cheers</reg> and quickens <reg orig="vp"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></reg> my
thoughts.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it were the <reg orig="Basseliskies">Basilisks</reg> fell eye,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="poyson">poison</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>I care not if I take it,</l>
  <l>Sure none is here <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hinder me,</l>
  <l>And light me home.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>I had rather she were <reg orig="hangd">hanged</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> I should set it there <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> do <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>
good,</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> you shall not <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg>.</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> venture a burnt finger but <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it:</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Yet Barnses wife would chase if <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she knew,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I had this good <reg orig="lucke">luck</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> get a light.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> she doth but praise your <reg orig="lucke">luck</reg> at parting.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>O <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it <reg orig="weere">were</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> light good faith, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she,</l>
  <l>Might darkling <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> about as well as I,</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O how this mads me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> wish,</l> </sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>How I would laugh <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> trot about.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg>, I could <reg orig="crie">cry</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> anger and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> rage.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> should set it here I <reg orig="maru'le">marvel</reg> <reg orig="a"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg></reg> gods
name?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>One <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="hau te">have it</reg> from you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the
<reg orig="diuels">devils</reg> name.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> lay my life <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it was Barnses
son.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> forsooth, it was Barnses wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>A plague <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, how she made me
start?</l>
  <l><reg orig="Mistresse">Mistress</reg> let go the torch.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> but I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> thrust it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy face then.</l></sp>
<pb n="L1V"/>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>But you shall not.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Let go I say.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Let you go, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> mine, </l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>But my possession <reg orig="saies">says</reg> it is none of thine.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Nay, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="holde">hold</reg> too,</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Well, let go thy hold, or I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="spurne">spurn</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Do, I can <reg orig="spurne">spurn</reg> thee too.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l part="I">Canst thou?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
<l part="F"><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> I can.</l></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter maister </emph> Goursie <emph
rend="italic">and </emph> Barnes. </stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Why how now women, how <reg orig="vnlike">unlike</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> women</l>
  <l>Are ye both now?  come part, come part I say.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Why what <reg orig="immodestie">immodesty</reg> is this <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> you?</l>
  <l>Come part I say, fie, fie.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Fie, fie, I say she shall not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> my torch,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me thy torch boy, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg> a tilt,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="burne">burn</reg> out both <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> eyes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my encounter.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> <reg orig="roome">room</reg> and let <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> this hot <reg orig="carerie">carer</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>I say ye shall not, wife go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, tame your thoughts,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> are <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> mad with <reg orig="furie">fury</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>And <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> wife,</l>
  <l>Temper your rage with patience, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not be</l>
  <l><reg orig="Subiect">Subject</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> such <reg orig="misgouernment">misgovernment</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>shall I not sir, when such a strumpet wrongs me?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>How, strumpet <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> Barnes?  nay I pray <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> ye,</l>
  <l>I oft indeed <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard ye call <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>And I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> thought <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> it, why ye should</l>
  <l>Twit <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> with name of strumpet,</l>
  <l>Do you know any hurt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you <reg orig="terme">term</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my life, rage <reg orig="onely">only</reg> makes <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> say <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>But I would know whence this same rage should come,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Whers">Where is</reg> smoke, <reg orig="theres">there
is</reg> <reg orig="fier">fire</reg>, and my heart <reg orig="misgiues">misgives</reg>.</l>
  <l>My <reg orig="wiues">wives</reg> intemperance hath got <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> name,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> Barnes, I doubt and <reg orig="shrowdly">shroudly</reg> doubt,</l>
  <l>And some great cause begets this doubt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me,</l>
  <l>Your husband and my wife doth wrong <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg>
both.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>How?  <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, nay <reg orig="maister">master</reg> Goursey
then</l>
  <l>You <reg orig="runne">run</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> debt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my opinion,</l>
  <l>Because you pay not such <reg orig="aduised">advised</reg> <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg>,</l>
<pb n="L2R"/>
  <l>As I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> due <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> my good
conceit.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Then still I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> I shall your <reg orig="debter">debtor</reg> <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg>.</l>
  <l>Then I arrest you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the name of <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
  <l>Not bale, but present <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my plea,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the Court of reason <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="trie">try</reg>,</l>
  <l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> good thoughts should <reg orig="beleeue">believe</reg> <reg orig="ielousie">jealousy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="looke">look</reg> ye mother, this is long of you,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Gods sake father <reg orig="harke">hark</reg>, why these effects</l>
  <l>Come still from <reg orig="womens">women's</reg> <reg orig="mallice">malice</reg>:  part I pray,</l>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Comes, Wil, </emph> and <emph rend="italic">Hodge
</emph> come all and <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> part them,</l>
  <l>Father, but <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> me <reg
orig="speake">speak</reg> one word, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more:</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Franke.</speaker>
  <l>Father, but <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> him <reg
orig="speake">speak</reg>, then <reg orig="vse">use</reg> your <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Crie">Cry</reg> peace <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> ye <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a little while.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Good husband <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> him <reg
orig="speake">speak</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Good husband <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coom.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> him <reg
orig="speake">speak</reg>, <reg orig="hees">he is</reg> a good wise young

<lb/>
stripling, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> I tell ye, and perhaps may <reg
orig="speake">speak</reg> wiser <lb/>
<reg orig="then">than</reg> an elder <reg orig="bodie">body</reg>, therefore <reg
orig="heare">hear</reg> him.</p></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodg.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> him and make an end, you may kill one
another <lb/>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="iest">jest</reg>, and be hanged <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> earnest.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Come let <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>
him, then <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> quickly Phillip.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Thou <reg orig="shouldst">shouldest</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> don ere this, <reg
orig="speake">speak</reg> Phillip speak:</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O Lord what haste you make <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hurt <reg
orig="your selues">yourselves</reg>,</l>
  <l>Good Phillip <reg orig="vse">use</reg> some good <reg orig="perswasions">persuasions</reg></l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make them friends.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil,</speaker>
  <l>Yes, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> do what I can,</l>
  <l>Father and <reg orig="maister">master</reg> Goursey both attend,</l>
  <l>It is presumption <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> young a man,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> teach where he might <reg orig="learne">learn</reg> or be <reg orig="derect">directed</reg>,</l>
  <l>Where he hath had direction but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg>,</l>
  <l>He may <reg orig="perswade">persuade</reg> as long as his <reg orig="perwase">persuasion</reg>,</l>
  <l>Is <reg orig="backt">backed</reg> with reason <reg orig="anda">and a</reg> <reg orig="rightfull">rightful</reg> <reg orig="sute">suit</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Phisickes">Physics</reg> first rule is this, as I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> learned,</l>
  <p>Kill the effect <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> cutting off the cause, The same effects of <reg orig="ruffin">ruffian</reg>
<lb/>
outrages, Comes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the cause of malice <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your <reg orig="wiues">wives</reg>,</p>
  <l>Had not they two <reg orig="bene">been</reg> foes, you had been friends,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> had <reg orig="beene">been</reg> at home, and this same
<reg orig="warre">war</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="peacefull">peaceful</reg> <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> had <reg orig="neare">near</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> dreamt <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">upon</seg></reg></l>
<pb n="L2V"/>
  <l>Mother, and <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> Goursey <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make them friends,</l>
  <l>Is <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be friends <reg orig="your selues">yourselves</reg>, you are the
cause,</l>
  <l>And these effects proceed you know from you,</l>
  <l>Your hates <reg orig="giue">give</reg> life <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> these
killing strifes,</l>
  <l>But die, and if <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="enuye">envy</reg> die <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> you,</l>
  <l>Fathers yet stay, <reg orig="Oh">O</reg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>, <reg
orig="Oh">O</reg> stay a while,</l>
  <l>Francis <reg orig="perswade">persuade</reg> thy mother, <reg orig="maister">master</reg> Goursey,</l>
  <l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my mother <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="resolue">resolve</reg> your <reg orig="mindes">minds</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> but <reg orig="meere">mere</reg> suspect, not common <reg orig="proofe">proof</reg>,</l>
  <l>And if my <corr sic="farher">father</corr> <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> <reg orig="hees">he
is</reg> innocent,</l>
  <l>As I durst <reg orig="pawne">pawn</reg> my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> with him he is.</l>
  <l>And if your wife vow <reg orig="trueth">truth</reg> and <reg orig="constancie">constancy</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> you be then <reg orig="perswaded">persuaded</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Phillip, if thy father <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> remit, </l>
  <l>the wounds I <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> him, and if these conditions</l>
  <l>May be <reg orig="performde">performed</reg>, I <reg orig="bannish">banish</reg> all my wrath.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>And if thy mother <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> but <reg orig="cleere">clear</reg> me Phillip,</l>
  <l>As I am <reg orig="readie">ready</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> protest I am,</l>
  <l>Then <reg orig="maister">master</reg> Goursey is my friend <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Harke">Hark</reg> mother, now you <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> your desires</l>
  <l>May be accomplished, they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> both be friends,</l>
  <l>If you<reg orig=" l"> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="performe">perform</reg> these <reg orig="easie">easy</reg> articles.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Shall I be friends with such an <reg orig="enemie">enemy</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>What say you <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> my <reg orig="perswase">persuasion</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>I say <reg orig="shees">she is</reg> my deadly <reg orig="enemie">enemy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> But she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be your friend if you
<reg orig="reuolt">revolt</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>The words I said, What shall I <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> a <reg orig="trueth">truth</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> ye mother.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Mother what say you?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>Why this I say, she <reg orig="slaundered">slandered</reg> my good name.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>But if she now <reg orig="denie">deny</reg> it, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> defame.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>What, shall I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> hate <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Why doubt it not, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> spirit may be such, </l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Why <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> it be?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Yet stay, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> some hope,</l>
  <l>Mother, why mother, why <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> ye,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me your hand, it is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more but thus,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> <reg orig="easie">easy</reg> labour <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> shake hands with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l>
<pb n="L3R"/>
  <l>A little breath is spent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> speaking of <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> words,</l>
  <l>When wrath hath violent <reg orig="deliuerie">delivery</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>What shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> be <reg orig="resolu'd">resolved</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>O husband stay.</l>
  <l>Stay <reg orig="Maister">Master</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey, </emph> though your
wife <reg orig="dooth">doth</reg> hate me,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="beares">bears</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> me <reg orig="mallice">malice</reg> infinite,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="endlesse">endless</reg>, yet I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> respect your safeties,</l>
  <l>I would not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you perish <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg>
<reg orig="meanes">means</reg>,</l>
  <l>I must <reg orig="confesse">confess</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="onely">only</reg> suspect,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="proofe">proof</reg> <reg orig="els">else</reg>, hath fed my hate <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>And husband I protest <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg> and earth,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> suspect is <reg orig="causles">causeless</reg> and <reg orig="vniust">unjust</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I <reg orig="nere">never</reg> had such a <reg orig="vilde">vild</reg> intent,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Harme">Harm</reg> she <reg orig="imaginde">imagined</reg>, <reg orig="where as">whereas</reg> none was
<reg orig="ment">meant</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Loe">Lo</reg> sir, what would <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> more?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Yes <emph rend="italic">Phiilip </emph> this.</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I <reg orig="confirme">confirm</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my Innocence,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> this large <reg orig="vniuerse">universe</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> credit none of
you, <reg orig="vntill">until</reg> I <reg orig="heere">hear</reg></l>
  <l>Friendship concluded straight <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> them two,</l>
  <l>If I see <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> they willingly <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg>,</l>
  <l>Then <reg orig="ile">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> imagine all <reg orig="suspition">suspicion</reg> ends,</l>
  <l>I may be then assured they being friends.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Mother make full my wish, and be it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>What shall I sue <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> friendship <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my foe?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, if she <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
<l>It may be I.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why this is well, the other I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="trie">try</reg>,</l>
  <l>Come <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey, </emph> do you first
agree?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Gou. </speaker>
  <l>What shall I <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> mine <reg orig="enemie">enemy</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phi.</speaker>
  <l>Why if she <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mi. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Perhaps I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Nay then I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> this goes well forward still:</l>
  <l>Mother <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me your hand, <reg
orig="giue">give</reg> me yours <reg orig="to">too</reg>,</l>
  <l>Be not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> loath, some good thing I must <reg orig="doe">do</reg>,</l>
  <l>But lay your Torches <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">by</seg>, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> not them,</l>
  <l>Come, come, <reg orig="deliuer">deliver</reg> them <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> your men,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me your hands, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> now sir <reg
orig="heere">here</reg> I stand,</l>
  <l>Holding two <reg orig="angrie">angry</reg> women <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my hand,</l>
  <l>And I must please them both, I could please <reg orig="tone">the one</reg>,</l>
<pb n="L3V"/>
  <l>But it is hard when there is two <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> one,</l>
  <l>Especially of women, but <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>,</l>
  <l>They shall be <reg orig="pleasd">pleased</reg> whether they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> or <seg type="homograph" subtype="fossil">no</seg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> come first?  what both <reg orig="giue">give</reg> back,
ha, neither?</l>
  <l>Why then yond may <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> come both together,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> stand still, stand but a little while,</l>
  <l>And see how I your angers <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> beguile,</l>
  <l>Well yet there is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> hurt, why then let me</l>
  <l><reg orig="Ioyne">Join</reg> these two hands, and see how <reg orig="theil">they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg>
agree,</l>
  <l>Peace, peace, they <reg orig="crie">cry</reg>, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> how they friendly <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg>,</l>
  <l>Well all this while there is <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="harme">harm</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this,</l>
  <l>Are not these two twins?  twins should be both alike,</l>
  <l>If <reg orig="tone">the one</reg> <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>, the
<reg orig="tother">other</reg> should not strike,</l>
  <l>Iesus these <reg orig="warriours">warriors</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not offer <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg>,</l>
  <l>Why then <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> strange <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you two should be
foes,</l>
  <l>O yes, <reg orig="youle">you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> say your weapons are your
tongues,</l>
  <l>Touch lip with lip and they are bound from wrongs.</l>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <reg orig="imbrace">embrace</reg> and say if you be friends,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="heere">here</reg> the <reg orig="angrie">angry</reg> <reg orig="womens">women's</reg> quarrels
ends.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker rend="italic">Mi. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>Then <reg orig="heere">here</reg> it ends, if <reg orig="mistres">mistress</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Barnes</emph> say <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mi. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>If you say <reg orig="I">aye</reg>, I list not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> say <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gour.</speaker>
  <l>If they be friends, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> promise <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> agree,</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>And may this league of friendship <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> be.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>What <reg orig="saist">sayst</reg> thou <emph rend="italic">Franke, </emph> doth not this fall out
well?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
  <l>Yes if my <emph rend="italic">Mall </emph> were <reg
orig="heere">here</reg>, then all were well.</l></sp>
<stage> <emph rend="italic">Enter Sir </emph> Raphe Smith <emph
rend="italic">with </emph> Mall. </stage>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l>Yonder they be <emph rend="italic">Mall, </emph> stay, stand close and <reg orig="stur">stir</reg>
not</l>
  <l><reg orig="Vntill">Until</reg> I call:  God <reg orig="saue">save</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> Gentlemen.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>What sir Raphe Smith you are a welcome man,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <reg orig="wondred">wondered</reg> when <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> heard you were abroad.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">S. Raph.</speaker>
  <l>Why sir, how heard <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I was abroad?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l part="I"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> your man.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
<l part="F">My man, where is he?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker rend="italic">Will.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg>:  <lb/> </l>
</sp><sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l>O <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> are a <reg orig="trustie">trusty</reg> squire.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>It had <reg orig="bin">been</reg> better and he had said, a sure <reg orig="carde">card</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Why sir?  <lb/> </l>
</sp><sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>Because it is the <reg orig="Prouerbe">Proverb</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Away <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="Asse">Ass</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>An <reg orig="Asse">Ass</reg> goes a <reg orig="foure">four</reg> legs, I go of two, Christ <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Hold your <reg orig="tounge">tongue</reg>.  <lb/> </l>
</sp><sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>And make <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more a<reg orig="doe">do</reg>.
<pb n="L4R"/> </l>
</sp><sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Go <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">to</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more <reg orig="doe">do</reg>, gentle sir Raphe,</l>
  <l>Your man is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fault <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> missing you,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> he <reg orig="mistooke">mistook</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>
<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l>And I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> you, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> now I well <reg orig="perceiue">perceive</reg>,</l>
  <l>But tell me Gentlemen, what made <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> all,</l>
  <l>Be from your beds this night, and why thus late</l>
  <l>Are your <reg orig="wiues">wives</reg> walking <reg orig="heere">here</reg> about the <reg orig="fileds">fields</reg>?</l>
  <l><reg orig="tis">it is</reg> strange <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see such women of <reg orig="accoumpt">account</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg>, but I <reg orig="gesse">guess</reg> some great occasion, </l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>Faith this occasion sir, women <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="iarre">jar</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <reg orig="iarre">jar</reg> they did <reg orig="to day">today</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> they parted,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> knowing <reg orig="womens">women's</reg> <reg orig="mallice">malice</reg> let alone,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> Canker-like <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> farther <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their hearts,</l>
  <l>Did <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> a <reg orig="soddaine">sudden</reg> cure, and thus it was,</l>
  <l>A match <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> his daughter and my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> sooner motioned but <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> agreed,</l>
  <l>And they <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> sooner saw but wooed and  <reg orig="likte">liked</reg>,</l>
  <l>They <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it sought <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg>, and <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> it
thus.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Fye">Fie</reg> <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes </emph> and <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph
rend="italic">Goursey </emph> both,</l>
  <l>The greatest <reg orig="sinne">sin</reg> wherein your <reg orig="soules">souls</reg> may <reg orig="sinne">sin</reg>,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> is this, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> crossing of true <reg
orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
  <l>Let me <reg orig="perswade">persuade</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mis. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Sir, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> are <reg orig="perswaded">persuaded</reg>,</l>
  <l>And I and <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Goursey </emph> are both friends,</l>
  <l>And if my daughter were but found <reg orig="againe">again</reg>,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> now is missing, she had my consent,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be <reg orig="disposd">disposed</reg> off <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="owne">own</reg>
content.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">Raph.</speaker>
  <l>I do <reg orig="reioyce">rejoice</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> what I thought <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg>,</l>
  <l>Ere I begin, I <reg orig="finde">find</reg> already done,</l>
  <l>Why this <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> please your friends at Abington,</l>
  <l>Franke, if thou seekst <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> way, there thou shalt <reg orig="finde">find</reg></l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">Her</seg>, whom I <reg orig="holde">hold</reg> the comfort of thy <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mall.</speaker>
  <l>He shall not <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> me, I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> him out,</l>
  <l>Since of my mothers <reg orig="graunt">grant</reg> I need not doubt.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker rend="italic">Mi. Bar</speaker>
  <l>Thy mother <reg orig="graunts">grants</reg> my <reg orig="girle">girl</reg>, and she doth pray,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> send <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> you both a <reg orig="ioyfull">joyful</reg> day, </l></sp>
<sp who="N"><speaker rend="italic">Hodge.</speaker>
  <p>Nay <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> <emph rend="italic">Barnes, </emph> I wish <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> better,
<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> those <lb/>
<reg orig="ioyfull">joyful</reg> <reg orig="dayes">days</reg> may be <reg orig="turnd">turned</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="ioyfull">joyful</reg> nights.</p></sp>
<pb n="L4V"/>
<sp who="I"><speaker rend="italic">Coome.</speaker>
  <p>Faith <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> a pretty wench, and <reg orig="tis">it
is</reg> <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> but she should <lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> him.</p></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p>And <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> Mary, when <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> go <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> bed, God send
<lb/>
you good rest, and a peck of Fleas <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> your nest, <reg orig="euery">every</reg> one as <lb/>
big as <emph rend="italic">Francis. </emph> </p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Well said <reg orig="wisdome">wisdom</reg>, God send thee wise children.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <l>And you more <reg orig="mony">money</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> wish I.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker rend="italic">Nich.</speaker>
  <p><reg orig="Twill">It <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> be a good while, ere you wish your skin full of <lb/>
<reg orig="buIlet">bullet</reg> holes.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l><emph rend="italic">Franke, </emph> <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> ye?  brother, now your <reg
orig="wooing">wooing is</reg> <reg orig="doone">done</reg>:</l>
  <l>The next thing now you <reg orig="doe">do</reg>, is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a <reg
orig="sonne">son</reg>:</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="prithe">prithee</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> I should be glad,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>
called <reg orig="nunckle">nuncle</reg>, and thou Dad,</l>
  <l>Well sister, if <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <emph rend="italic">Francis </emph> play the man,</l>
  <l>My mother must be Grandam and you Mam,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it <emph rend="italic">FRancis, </emph> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it sister, God send
<reg orig="yee">ye</reg> <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg>,</l>
  <l><reg orig="tis">it is</reg> fine <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> sing dansey my <reg
orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> <reg orig="boye">boy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker rend="italic">Fran.</speaker>
  <l>Well sir <reg orig="Iest">Jest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Nay sir, do you <reg orig="Iest">Jest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Well may she <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> a happy wife <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker rend="italic">M. Gou.</speaker>
  <l>And may he <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> as happy <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">S. Raph.</speaker>
  <l>Well Gentlemen, good hap betide them both,</l>
  <l>Since <reg orig="twas">it was</reg> my hap thus happily <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>.</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be a <reg orig="witnesse">witness</reg> of this <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> contract,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="reioyce">rejoice</reg>, wherefore <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg
orig="haue">have</reg> this <reg orig="ioye">joy</reg></l>
  <l>Longer present with me, I do request</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> all of you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be my <reg orig="promist">promised</reg> guests,</l>
  <l>This long nights labour <reg orig="dooth">doth</reg> desire some rest,</l>
  <l>Besides this wished end, therefore I pray,</l>
  <l>Let me <reg orig="deteine">detain</reg> <reg orig="yee">ye</reg> but a dinner time:</l>
  <l>Tell me I pray, shall I <reg orig="obtaine">obtain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much, </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker rend="italic">M. Bar.</speaker>
  <l>Gentle sir Raphe, your <reg orig="courtesie">courtesy</reg> is such,</l>
  <l>As may impose <reg orig="commaund">command</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> <reg
orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> all,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be <reg orig="thankfull">thankful</reg> <reg orig="bolde">bold</reg> at your request.</l></sp>
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<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>I pray sir Raph, what <reg orig="cheare">cheer</reg> shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker rend="italic">S. Rap.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="I faith">Ifaith</reg> <reg orig="countrie">country</reg> fare, mutton and <reg orig="veale">veal</reg>,</l>
  <l>Perchance a <reg orig="ducke">duck</reg> or goose.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l><reg orig="Oh">O</reg> I am <reg orig="sicke">sick</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="X"><speaker rend="italic">All.</speaker>
  <l>How now Mall, <reg orig="whats">what is</reg> the matter?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>Father and mother if you needs would know,</l>
  <l>He <reg orig="nam'd">named</reg> a goose, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> is my <reg orig="stomackes">stomachs</reg> foe.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker rend="italic">Phil.</speaker>
  <l>Come, come, she is with <reg orig="childe">child</reg> of some <reg orig="od">odd</reg> <reg orig="iest">jest</reg>,</l>
  <l>And now <reg orig="shees">she is</reg> <reg orig="sicke">sick</reg> till <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she brings it
<reg orig="foorth">forth</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker rend="italic">Mal.</speaker>
  <l>A <reg orig="iest">jest</reg> quoth you?  well brother if it be,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> <reg orig="twill">it <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> an earnest <reg
orig="vnto">unto</reg> me,</l>
  <l>Goose said ye sir?  <reg orig="oh">o</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same very name,</l>
  <l>Hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> it much <reg orig="varietie">variety</reg> of shame,</l>
  <l>Of all the birds <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> yet was <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>,</l>
  <l>I would not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> them graze <reg
orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> this <reg orig="greene">green</reg>,</l>
  <l>I hope they <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> not, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> this crop is <reg orig="poore">poor</reg>,</l>
  <l>And they may pasture <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> greater store,</l>
  <l>But yet <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> they let them <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>,</l>
  <l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> a Common bite the Muses <reg orig="grasse">grass</reg>.</l>
  <l>Yet this I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> if Franke and I should <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg>,</l>
  <l>Some <reg orig="creeking">creaking</reg> goose would chide <reg orig="vs"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg></reg> with a
<reg orig="hisse">hiss</reg>,</l>
  <l>I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> goose <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> sings it <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> not what,</l>
  <l><reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="hisse">hiss</reg> when one <reg orig="saies">says</reg> hist come
hither,</l>
  <l>Nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same <reg orig="hisse">hiss</reg> when one <reg orig="saies">says</reg> hist come hither,</l>
  <l>Nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> same <reg orig="hisse">hiss</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a <reg orig="fier">fire</reg> doth stand,</l>
  <l>And hisseth T. or F. <reg orig="vpon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the hand,</l>
  <l>But <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> a <reg orig="hisse">hiss</reg>, and <reg orig="Ile">I
<seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> <reg orig="vnlace">unlace</reg> my cote,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> I should sound sure if I heard <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> note,</l>
  <l>And then <reg orig="greene">green</reg> Ginger <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> the <reg orig="greene">green</reg> goose cries,</l>
  <l><reg orig="Serues">Serves</reg> not the <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>, I <reg orig="turn'd">turned</reg> the white of eyes,</l>
  <l>The Rosasolis yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> makes me <reg orig="liue">live</reg>,</l>
  <l>Is <reg orig="fauour">favour</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> these Gentlemen may <reg orig="giue">give</reg>,</l>
  <l>But if they be displeased, then <reg orig="pleas'd">pleased</reg> am I,</l>
  <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> a hissing death <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg>
die.</l>
  <l>Yet I hope <reg orig="heres">here is</reg> none consents <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> kill,</l>
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  <l>But kindly take the <reg orig="fauour">favour</reg> of good <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>.</l>
  <l>If <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the pen <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> blame,</l>
  <l>Then here stand I <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> blush the writers shame,</l>
  <l>If this be bad, he promises a better,</l>
  <l>Trust him, and he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="prooue">prove</reg> a right true <reg orig="debter">debtor</reg>.</l>
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