Jasp. I desire no more.
Luce. I take it;
[Cit. Fie upon em, little infidels! what a matters here now! Well, Ill be hanged for a halfpenny, if there be not some abomination knavery in this play. Well; let em look tot; Ralph must come, and if there be any tricks a-brewing
Wife. Let em brew and bake too, husband, a Gods name; Ralph will find all out, I warrant you, an they were older than they are.[Enter Boy.]I pray, my pretty youth, is Ralph ready?
Boy. He will be presently.
Wife. Now, I pray you, make my commendations unto him, and withal carry him this stick of liquorice: tell him his mistress sent it to him; and bid him bite a piece; twill open his pipes the better, say.] [Exit Boy.
SCENE II.Another Room in the House of Venturewell.
Enter Venturewell and Humphrey.
Vent. Come, sir, shes yours; upon my faith, shes yours;
Hum. I thank you, sir,
Vent. Oh, sir, I know it certain.
Hum. Sir, my friend,
[Wife. Husband, I prithee, sweet lamb, tell me one thing; but tell me truly.Stay, youths, I beseech you, till I question my husband.
Cit. What is it, mouse?
Wife. Sirrah, didst thou ever see a prettier child? how it behaves itself, I warrant ye, and speaks and looks, and perts up the head!I pray you, brother, with your favour, were you never none of Master Moncasters scholars?
Cit. Chicken, I prithee heartily, contain thyself: the childer are pretty childer; but when Ralph comes, lamb
Wife. Ay, when Ralph comes, cony!Well, my youth, you may proceed.]
Vent. Well, sir, you know my love, and rest, I hope,
[Wife. A whoreson tyrant! has been an old stringer ins days, I warrant him.]
Hum. I take your gentle offer, and withal
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