Madam, I go with all convenient speed.
Come on, Nerissa; I have work in hand
That you yet know not of: we'll see our husbands
Before they think
Shall they see us?
They shall, Nerissa; but in such a habit,
That they shall think we are accomplished
With that we lack. I'll
hold thee any wager,
When we are both accoutred like young men,
I'll prove the prettier fellow of the
And wear my dagger with the braver grace,
And speak between the change of man and boy
reed voice, and turn two mincing steps
Into a manly stride, and speak of frays
Like a fine bragging youth,
and tell quaint lies,
How honourable ladies sought my love,
Which I denying, they fell sick and died;
not do withal; then I'll repent,
And wish for all that, that I had not killed them;
And twenty of these puny lies
That men shall swear I have discontinued school
Above a twelvemonth. I have within my mind
thousand raw tricks of these bragging Jacks,
Which I will practise.
Why, shall we turn to men?
Fie, what a question's that,
If thou wert near a lewd interpreter!
But come, I'll tell thee all my whole device
I am in my coach, which stays for us
At the park gate; and therefore haste away,
For we must measure
twenty miles to-day.
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