ACT I SCENE II

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

 

ACT I SCENE IIThe same.
[Enter SIR HUGH EVANS and SIMPLE]
SIR HUGH EVANSGo your ways, and ask of Doctor Caius’ house which
is the way: and there dwells one Mistress Quickly,
which is in the manner of his nurse, or his dry
nurse, or his cook, or his laundry, his washer, and
his wringer.5
SIMPLEWell, sir.
SIR HUGH EVANSNay, it is petter yet. Give her this letter; for it
is a ‘oman that altogether’s acquaintance with
Mistress Anne Page: and the letter is, to desire
and require her to solicit your master’s desires to10
Mistress Anne Page. I pray you, be gone: I will
make an end of my dinner; there’s pippins and cheese to come.
[Exeunt]

Next: The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 1, Scene 3