Cit . Will it so, sir? you are well read in histories! I pray you, what was Sir Dagonet? was not he prentice
to a grocer in London? Read the play of The Four
Boy . It shall be done.It is not our fault, gentlemen.
[ Exit .
Wife . Now we shall see fine doings, I warrant ye, George.]
SCENE II. A Hall in the King of Moldavias Court .
Enter POMPIONA, RALPH, TIM, and GEORGE.
[ Wife . Oh, here they come! how prettily the King of
Cit . Ay, Nell, it is the fashion of that country, I warrant ye.]
Pomp . Welcome, Sir Knight, unto my fathers court,
Ralph . Damsel right fair,
Pomp . But say, brave knight, what is your name and birth?
Ralph . My name is Ralph; I am an Englishman (As true as steel, a hearty Englishman),
Pomp . Oft have I heard of your brave countrymen,
Ralph . Lady, tis true; you need not lay your lips
Pomp . And of a wild fowl he will often speak,
Ralph . I am a knight of a religious order,
[ Cit . Well said, Ralph! convert her, if thou canst.]
Ralph . Besides, I have a lady of my own
Pomp . Happy that cobbling dame, whoeer she be,
Ralph . Lady, farewell; I needs must take my leave.
Pomp . Hard-hearted Ralph, that ladies dost deceive!
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