By William Shakespeare
Falstaff arrives in Windsor very brief on funds. He comes to a decision, to acquire monetary virtue, that he'll courtroom prosperous married ladies, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page.
Falstaff makes a decision to ship the ladies exact love letters and asks his servants - Pistol and Nym - to carry them to the wives.
When they decline, Falstaff sacks them, and, in revenge, the boys inform Ford and web page (the husbands) of Falstaff's intentions.
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Conscious, grasp Ford! there’s a gap made on your top coat, grasp Ford. This ‘tis to be married! this ‘tis to have linen and buck-baskets! good, i'll proclaim myself what i'm: i'm going to now take the lecher; he's at my condominium; he can't ‘scape me; ‘tis very unlikely he should still; he can't creep right into a halfpenny handbag, nor right into a pepper-box: yet, lest the satan that courses him may still reduction him, i'll seek most unlikely locations. even though what i'm i can't steer clear of, but to be what i wouldn't shall no longer make me tame: if i've got horns to make one mad, allow the proverb select me: I’ll be horn-mad. go out ACT IV SCENE I. A highway. input MISTRESS web page, MISTRESS fast, and WILLIAM web page MISTRESS web page Is he at grasp Ford’s already, think’st thou? MISTRESS speedy definite he's by way of this, or can be shortly: yet, really, he's very brave mad approximately his throwing into the water. Mistress Ford wants you to come back unexpectedly. MISTRESS web page I’ll be together with her by way of and through; I’ll yet convey my younger guy the following to varsity. glance, the place his grasp comes; ‘tis a playing-day, I see. input SIR HUGH EVANS How now, Sir Hugh! no university to-day? SIR HUGH EVANS No; grasp slim is allow the lads depart to play. MISTRESS quick Blessing of his center! MISTRESS web page Sir Hugh, my husband says my son earnings not anything on the earth at his booklet. I pray you, ask him a few questions in his accidence. SIR HUGH EVANS Come hither, William; delay your head; come. MISTRESS web page Come on, sirrah; delay your head; resolution your grasp, be now not afraid. SIR HUGH EVANS William, what percentage numbers is in nouns? WILLIAM web page . MISTRESS fast really, i presumed there have been one quantity extra, simply because they are saying, ‘’Od’s nouns. ’ SIR HUGH EVANS Peace your tattlings! what's ‘fair,’ William? WILLIAM web page Pulcher. MISTRESS quick Polecats! there are fairer issues than polecats, convinced. SIR HUGH EVANS you're a very simplicity ‘oman: I pray you peace. what's ‘lapis,’ William? WILLIAM web page A stone. SIR HUGH EVANS and what's ‘a stone,’ William? WILLIAM web page A pebble. SIR HUGH EVANS No, it truly is ‘lapis:’ I pray you, consider on your prain. WILLIAM web page Lapis. SIR HUGH EVANS that could be a strong William. what's he, William, that does lend articles? WILLIAM web page Articles are borrowed of the pronoun, and be hence declined, Singulariter, nominativo, hic, haec, hoc. SIR HUGH EVANS Nominativo, hig, hag, hog; pray you, mark: genitivo, hujus. good, what's your accusative case? WILLIAM web page Accusativo, hinc. SIR HUGH EVANS I pray you, have your remembrance, baby, accusative, hung, dangle, hog. MISTRESS quick ‘Hang-hog’ is Latin for bacon, I warrant you. SIR HUGH EVANS go away your prabbles, ‘oman. what's the focative case, William? WILLIAM web page O,--vocativo, O. SIR HUGH EVANS have in mind, William; focative is caret. MISTRESS fast And that’s an excellent root. SIR HUGH EVANS ‘Oman, forbear. MISTRESS web page Peace! SIR HUGH EVANS what's your genitive case plural, William? WILLIAM web page Genitive case! SIR HUGH EVANS Ay. WILLIAM web page Genitive,--horum, harum, horum. MISTRESS quick Vengeance of Jenny’s case!