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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)

    Enter Host and Bardolfe.
    Bar. Syr heere be three Gentlemen come from
    2110the Duke the Stanger sir, would haue your horse.
    Host. The Duke, what Duke? let me speake with
    the Gentlemen, do they speake English?
    2115Bar. Ile call them to you sir.
    Host. No Bardolfe, let them alone, Ile sauce them:
    They haue had my house a weeke at command,
    I haue turned away my other guesse,
    They shall haue my horses Bardolfe,
    They must come off, Ile sawce them. Exit omnes.