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Falstaff, after, e blaw or twogurums away saa, leaving tbe booty, behind them.] mis as they are

faring, the Prince and Poyns Vet upon them: sbey all run away, leaving their booty bębind them." Folios 1623, and 1632

AC 2. fc. 6, p. 129. LF 12 bile

Lady. O my good Lord, why are you, thus alone. ?i For what offence bave I this fortnight been viou A banißb'd woman from my Harry's bed? Tell me, sweet Lord, what is't that takes from thee Thy stomach, &c.] it toutes

He has an image not much unlike this in Julius Cæfar, Act 2. fc. 3. , its

Portia. Brutus, my Lord ! Brutus, Portia, what mean you ? wherefore Roll rise you now? It is not for your health tbus ta commit Your weak condition ta the raw cold morning. Por. Nor for your's neither. You've ungently,

Brutus, Stole from my bed : and yesternight at fupper You suddenly arose, and walk'd about, Mafing and figbing, with your arms across And when I ask'd you what the matter was, You stared upon me with ungentle looks. I urgʻd you further, then you scratch'd your bead, And too impatiently stamp'd with your foot, Yet I infifted, yet you answer'd not, But with an angry wafture of your hand, Made figns for me to leave you, & to t. Id. ib. Tby spirit within thee barb been fo


And thus bath fo beftirr'd thee in thy peep,
That beads of Sweat have stood upon thy brow
Like bubbles, &a] “ Beds of sweat," Folio
1632, but not fo proper.

Sc. 6. p. 130. Hotspur to Lady Percy. Hots. Away, away, you trifler: Love! I love

tbee not, I care not for tbee, Kate ; this is no world To play with mammets, and to tilt with lips.)

Ben Jobnfon seems to be of a different opinion, in his Masques, p. 211. first volume. The tilting after the fecond Cupid.

Enter Hymen to them. Hymen. “ Come, you must yield both; this s is neither contention for you, nor time fit " to contend : There is another kind of tilting " would become love better than this to meet “ lips for lances, and crack kisses instead of “ staves : which, there is no beauty here I “presume, so young, but can fancy; nor lo “ tender, but would venture." Id. ib.

Do you not love me? Nay tell me, if you speak in jeft or no?] "If “ thou speakest in jest or no ?" Folio 1632.

Id. ib. Conftant you are,
But yet you are a woman, and for secrecy
No lady closer, for I well believe,
Thou wilt not utter what thou doft not know.)

Alluding to the proverb, “ A woman « conceals what she knows not." Ray's Pro

verbs, p. 59.

Sc. 8. p. 133. Prince Henry to Francis

the Drawer who Prince Henry. Why then your brown bastard is your only drink.] What liquor this was, I am at lofs-to guefs ; but both brown and white baftard' are mentioned by other writers. The first, in the Virgin Widow, by Francis Quarles, act 4. sc. 1. p. 45. Madge. “This very day two months, Anthony at the George, would needs have me down into his wine cellar, ånd gave me a

pint of brown bastard.. See, Baftard Wine, Minbieu's Guide into the Tongues, col. 63. ai Id. ib., In Barbary, Sir, it cannot come to fo much.). The scene was Eaftcheap, so that instead of Barbary, should be read, I think, Barbican : which is a street that comes out of the upper part of Aldersgate-Street, and runs up ito Red-Cross-Street. di sintet Die Sc. 10. P. 141. Hoft. O Jesu! my Lord the Prince.] O Jeful not in Folio 1632.

Sc. 11. P. 142. #45 1: Falst.


And be of Wales, that gave (a) Amamon the bastinado, made Lucifer cuckold, and swore the Devil bis

(a) Facit ad amorem, odium invisibilitatem et confecrationem eorum quæ funt de Dominatione Amaynionis, et de poteftate alterius exorciftae. * Wieri pseudomonarchia dæmonum. Col. 924. Scilicet observa horas in quibus quatuor Reges, maymon Rex orientalis, &c. poffunt conftringi a tertiâ horâ usque ad meridiem, a nona hora usque ad vesperas. Id. ib. col. 931.



true liege man upon the cross of a Welsh book :) wbat a plague call you bim -+ Poins, Owen Glendour.] Owen Glendour's Welsh book, sis mentioned by Ben Jobufon, in his second volume, in Tbe Masque, for the Honour of Wales, p. 33

Evans. "What need of Ercules, : when Cadwalloder,

Jen. " Or Lluellin, or Reese ap Griphin, or Cradock, or Owen Glendour with a Welse

book, and a goat's-skinne on his back; had “ done very better, and twice as well.”

Id. ib. p. 143. Falstaff to Prince Henry,

Tby father's beard is turn'd white with the news.] Alluding to the vulgar notion, that mens hair will sometimes turn grey upon a sudden, and violent frighte

Mr. Moll in his geography, speaking of Buman's Hole, in Hanover, says.

“ There goes a report of a young fellow, " who feeking after his cattle in this cave,

lost his way, and wandering eight days to“ gether in it, at his return his hair was chang'd

grey; and he told strange stories of spirits “ and apparitions, that he faid he had met 56 with in it."

This whimsical opinion was humourouly bantered by a wag in a coffee-house; who upon hearing a young gentleman, giving the fame reason for the change of his hair, from black to grey, obferved, that there was no great matter in it; and cold the company, that he had a

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friend who wore a cole-black wig, which was turn'd grey by a fright, in an instant.

Id. ib.

If then tbou be fou to me, bere lyeth the point ; why being for to me, art thou fo pointed at ? fhall the blessed Sun of heaven prove a micher, and eat black-berries.} Micher, fignifies a lazy, loitering vagabond, a truant, in which sense it is used in Chencer, Romaunt of the Rose, 6539, &c. !

" And Him that beggith wol aïe greve, ! How should I by his worde him leve,

Unneth that he n'is a micher, ** Forsworne, elle Goddis lier

See Hamlet, act 3. fc. 177 Mr. Philip Massenger, in his tragi-comedy, ințit’led, Avery Woman, &c. act 5. p. 80. uses the word.

Wiki ,Cuento.

"you micher, “ Have you a hand in this?

See Micher, and Truant, Minfhieu's Guide into the Tongues. Il!!!

Act 3. sc. 1. p. 151.
Glendour. Come bere's the map, Joall we divide

our right,
According to our three-fold order ta’en?

Mortimer. The Archdeacon bath divided it,
Into three limits very equally:
England from Trent and Severn hitherto
By fouth and east, is to my part afhgned,
All westward, Wales, beyond the Severn more


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