Taming of the Shrew: A Comedy
Privately printed, 1887 - 75 pages
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acted assurance Baptista bear beauty Bian Bianca Bion BIONDELLO bring comedy comes command Crosses Curtis daughter doth duty English Enter entreat Exeunt Exit fair Faith father fellow fire fool gentlemen give gown Grumio hand hast hath hear heard hence hither honor horse HORTENSIO husband I'll Induction Kate Kath Katharine kind kiss knock lady leave look lord Lucentio marry master means mistress moon never once original Padua passing PEDANT Petruchio piece Pisa play pray present produced Re-enter ready SCENE servant Shakespeare Shrew signior Gremio Sirrah speak stage stand stay sweet Taming tell thank Theatre thee things thou Tranio unto villain Vincentio What's wife wiſe witness young
Page 75 - Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy head, thy sovereign ; one that cares for thee, And for thy maintenance : commits his body To painful labour, both by sea and land ; To watch the night in storms, the day in cold, While thou liest warm at home, secure and safe; And craves no other tribute at thy hands, But love, fair looks, and true obedience, — Too little payment for so great a debt.
Page 75 - While thou liest warm at home, secure and safe, And craves no other tribute at thy hands, But love, fair looks, and true obedience; Too little payment for so great a debt. Such duty as the subject owes the prince, Even such, a woman oweth to her husband...
Page 75 - I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace, Or seek for rule, supremacy and sway, When they are bound to serve, love and obey.
Page 50 - I will be master of what is mine own : She is my goods, my chattels ; she is my house, My household stuff, my field, my barn, My horse, my ox, my ass, my any thing...