Merry Wives of Windsor

Time Spent:

640 Hours

Characters:

GRATIANO, SHALLOW, SLENDER, SIR HUGH EVANS, PAGE, FALSTAFF, BARDOLPH, PISTOL, NYM, SIMPLE, ANNE PAGE, Host, MISTRESS QUICKLY, RUGBY, DOCTOR CAIUS, FENTON, MISTRESS PAGE, MISTRESS FORD, ROBIN, All, Servant, WILLIAM PAGE, First Servant, Second Servant

Play:

  • ACT I SCENE I. Windsor. Before PAGE's house. Enter SHALLOW, SLENDER, and SIR HUGH EVANS Sir Hugh, persuade me not, I will make a Star- chamber matter of it: if he were twenty Sir John Falstaffs, he shall not abuse Robert Shallow, esquire. In the county of Gloucester, justice of peace and 'Coram.' Ay, cousin Slender, and 'Custalourum. Ay, and 'Rato-lorum' too, and a gentleman born, master parson, who writes himself 'Armigero,' in any bill, warrant, quittance, or obligation, 'Armigero.' Ay, that I do, and have done any time these three hundred years. All his successors gone before him hath done't, and all his ancestors that come after him may: they may give the dozen white luces in their coat. It is an old coat. The dozen white louses do become an old coat well, it agrees well, passant, it is a familiar beast to man, and signifies love. The luce is the fresh fish, the salt fish is an old coat. I may quarter, coz. You may, by marrying. It is marring indeed, if he quarter it. Not a whit. Yes, py'r lady, if he has a quarter of your coat,

Tags:

Shakespeare, Play, Poetry

Entered by: Sebastiaan