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Dor. He hath promis'd you more than that, or there be liars.
Mop. He hath pay'd you all he promis'd you : may be, he has pay'd you more; which will shame you to give him again.
Clo. Is there no manners left among maids ? will they wear their plackets, where they should bear their faces ? Is there not milking-time, when you are going to bed, or kill-hole, to whistle off these secrets ; but you must be tittle-tattling before all our guests ? 'Tis well they are whisp’ring : Clamour your tongues, and not a word more.
Mop. I have done. Come, you promis'd me a tawdry lace, and a pair of sweet gloves.
Clo. Have I not told thee, how I was cozen'd by the way, and lost all my money?
Aut. And indeed, sir, there are cozeners abroad; therefore it behoves men to be wary.
Clo. Fear not thou, man, thou shalt lose nothing here.
Aut. I hope fo, fır; for I have about me many parcels of charge.
Clo. What hast here? ballads?
Mop. Pray now, buy fome: I love a ballad in print, or a life ; for then we are sure they are true.
Aut. Here's tone, to a very doleful tune, How a usurer's wife was brought to bed of twenty money-bags at a burthen ; and how she long'd to eat adders' heads, and toads carbonado'd.
Mop. Is it true, think you ?
Tele-porter ; and five or fix honest wives, that were pre-
lies abroad? Mop. Pray you now, buy it.
Clo. Come on, lay it by : And let's first fee more ballads ; we'll buy the other things anon.
Aut. Here's another T ballad, Of a fish, that appear'd upon the coast, on we'nsday the fourscore of April, forty thousand fadom above water, and sung this ballad against the hard hearts of maids : it was thought, she was a woman; and was turn'd into a cold fish, for she would not exchange flesh with one that lov'd her : The ballad is very pitiful, and as true.
Dor. Is it true too, think you?
AUT, Five justices' hands at it; and witnesses, more
Clo.. Lay it by too : Another.
Avr. Why, this is a passing merry one ; and goes to
Mop. We can both sing it; if thou'lt bear a part, thou shalt hear ; 'tis in three parts.
Dor. We had the tune on't a month ago.
Aut. I can bear my part; you must know, 'tis my
D. Whither? M.O, whither? D.Whither
M. It becomes thy oath full well,
M. Or thou goʻf to the grange, or mill :
A. Neither. D. Wbat, neither? A. Neither.
Then, whither go'A ? say, whither?
Clo. We'll have this song out anon by ourselves : My father and the gentlemen are in sad talk, and we'll not trouble them: come, bring away thy pack after me. Wenches, I'll buy for you both; - Pedler, let's have the first choice : Follow me, girls. AUT. “ And
well for 'em."
[lings. or lace for your cape, my dainty duck, my dear-a;
any filk, any thread,
any toys for your head,
come to the pedler ;
money's a medler,
that dotb utter all mens' ware-a. Exeunt Clown, MOPSA, DORCAS, and AUTOLICUS.
Enter a Servant. Ser. Master, there is three goat-herds, three fhepherds, three neat-herds, three swine-herds, that have made themselves all men of hair ; they call themselves, faltiers : and they have a dance, which the wenches
29 three Carters, three
fay is a gallimaufry of gambols, because they are not in't ; but they themselves are o’the mind, (if it be not tod rough for fome, that know little but bowling) it will please plentifully.
She. Away, we'll none on't ; here has been too much homely foolery already : -I know, fir, we weary you.
Poi. You weary those that refresh us : 'pray, let's see these four three's of herdsmen.
Ser. One three of them, by their own report, sir, hath danc'd before the king; and not the worst of the three, but jumps twelve foot and a half by the square.
She. Leave your prating ; since these good men are pleas'd, let them come in ; but quickly now. Ser. Why, they stay at door, fir.
[Exit. Enter twelve Rusticks, presenting Satyrs. Company feat themselves. Dance, and
[rising from behide the Shepherd.
care Of happy holding her.
11 squire 31 make a care
Flo. Old fir, I know,
POL. What follows this?
Flo. Do, and be witness to't.
Flo. And he, and more
Poz. Fairly offer'd.
She. But, my daughter,
PER. I cannot speak