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  • Title: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Quarto 1, 1602)

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    Author: William Shakespeare
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    The Merry Wives of Windsor (Quarto 1, 1602)

    Most pleasaunt and
    excellent conceited Co-
    medie, of Syr Iohn Falstaffe, and the
    merrie Wiues of Windsor.

    Entermixed with sundrie
    variable and pleasing humors, of Syr Hugh
    the Welch Knight, Iustice Shallow, and his
    wife Cousin M. Slender.

    With the swaggering vaine of Auncient
    Pistoll, and Corporall Nym.

    By William Shakespeare.

    As it hath bene diuers times Acted by the right Honorable
    my Lord Chamberlaines seruants. Both before her
    Maiestrie, and else-where.

    Printed by T.C. for Arthur Iohnson, and are to be sold at
    his shop in Powles Church-yard, at the signe of the
    Flower de Leufe and the Crowne.