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brought him up ever since he was three Years old, and his Name is Tranio.
Ped. Away, away mad Ass, his Name is Lucentio, and he is mine only Son, and Heir to the Lands of me Signior Vincentio.
Vin. Lucentio! Oh he hath murthered his Master; lay hold on him I charge you in the Duke's Name; oh my Son, my Son; tell me, thou Villain, where is my Son Lucentio ?
Tra. Call forth an Officer; carry this mad Knave to the Goal; Father, Baptista, I charge you see that he be forthcoming.
Vin. Carry me to Goal ?
Gre. Take heed, Signior Baptista, left you be Cony. catch'd in this Business; I dare swear this is the right Vine centio.
Ped. Swear if thou darst.
Enter Lucentio and Bianca. Vin. Thus Strangers may be hald and abus'd; oh monstrous Villain.
Bion. Oh we are spoil'd, and yonder he is, deny him, forswear him, or else we are all undone.
Exit Biondello, Tranio and Pedant as fast as may be. Luc. Pardon, sweet Father.
[Kneeling Vin. Lives my sweet Son? Bian. Pardon, dear Father. Bap. How hast thou offended; where is Lucentio ?
Luc. Here's Lucentio, right Son to the right Vincentio. That have by Marriage, made thy Daughter mine : While counterfeit Supposes bleer'd thine Eyn.
Gre. Here's packing with a witness to deceive us all.
Vin. Where is that damn'd Villain Tranio, That fac'd and brav'd me in this Matter so?
Bap. Why, tell me, is not this my Cambio ?
Luc. Love wrought chese Miracles. Bianca's Love
Vini I'll slit the Villain's Nose that would have sent me to the Goal.
Bap. But do you hear, Sir, have you marry'd my Daughter without asking my good Will?
Vin. Fear not, Baptifta, we will content you, go to; but I will in, to be reveng'd on this Vallain.
[Exit. Bap. And I to sound the Depth of this Knavery. (Exit. Luc. Look not pale, Bianca, thy Father will not frown.
Exeunt. Gre. My Cake is Dough, but I'll in among the rest, : Out of Hope of all, but my Share of the Feast. [Exit.
Karh. Husband let's follow, to see the End of this ado.
Per, Why then let's Home again: Come, Sirrah, let's away.
Kath. Nay, I will give thee a Kiss; now pray thee Love, stay.
Pet. Is not this well ? Come, my sweet Kate; . Better once than never, for never too late. (Exeunt,
ACT V. SCEN E I.
Enter Baptista, Vincentio, Gremio, Pedant, Lucentio. Bi.
anca, Trapio, Biondello, Petruchio, Katharina, Grumio, Hortenlio and Widow. Tranio's Servants bringing in a
11 And time it is when raging War is done,
Pet. Nothing but lit and sit, and eat and eat! .
Pet. You are very sensible, and yet you miss my Sense: I mean Hortensio is a feard of you.
Wid. He that is giddy thinks the World turns round.
Wid. Your Husband being troubled with a Shrew, :
Kath. A very mean Meaning.
Drinks to Hortensio.
Bian. Head, and but, an hafty-witted Body
Vin. Ay, Mistress Bride, hath that awaken'd you?
again. . .
Bian. Am I your Bird, I mean to shift my Bush,
Pet. She hath prevented me. Here Signior Tranio,
Tra. Oh, Sir, Lucentio Aipt me like his Gray-hound,
Pet. A good swift Simile, but something currith...
Tra. 'Tis well, Sir, that you hunted for your self:
Bap. Oh, oh Petruchio, Tranio hits you now.
Hor. Confess, confess, hath he not hit you þeres
And as the Jeft did glance away from me,
: Bap. Now in good Sadness, Son Petruchio,
I think thou haft the veriest Shrew of all.
Let's each one send unto his Wife,
pnet. Twenty Chat's the we wille for her.
To come at first when he doth send for her,
Hor. Content, what's the Wager?
Pet. Twenty Crowns !
Luc. A hundred then.
Luc. That will I.
Enter Biondello. How now, what News ?
Bion. Sir, my Mistress sends you Word That she is busie, and cannot come. -- Pet. How? she's bulie, and cannot come: Is that an Answer?
Gre. Ay, and a kind one too:
Pét. I hope better.
Hor. Sirrah Biondello, go and intreat my Wife to come to me forthwith. :
[Exit Biondello. Pet. Oh ho! intreat her ! nay then she must needs come. Hor. I am afraid, Sir, do what you can,
ou Enter Biondello.. Yours will not be entreated: Now, where's my Wife?
Bion. She says you have some goodly Jest in Hand, She will not come: She bids you come to her.
Per. Worse and worse, she will not come!
Hor., I know her Answer..