Speeches (Lines) for Third Servant in "The Taming of the Shrew"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 Prologue / 2
  • What raiment will your honour wear to-day?
  • What raiment will your honour wear to-day?
  • Second Servant. Will't please your honour taste of these conserves?

    Third Servant. What raiment will your honour wear to-day?

2 Prologue / 2
  • O, this it is that makes your lady mourn!
  • O, this it is that makes your lady mourn!
  • Christopher Sly. What, would you make me mad? Am not I Christopher Sly, old
    Sly's son of Burton Heath; by birth a pedlar, by education a
    cardmaker, by transmutation a bear-herd, and now by present
    profession a tinker? Ask Marian Hacket, the fat ale-wife of
    Wincot, if she know me not; if she say I am not fourteen pence on
    the score for sheer ale, score me up for the lying'st knave in
    Christendom. What! I am not bestraught. [Taking a pot of ale]
    Here's-

    Third Servant. O, this it is that makes your lady mourn!

3 Prologue / 2
  • Or Daphne roaming through a thorny wood,
    Scratching her legs, that one shall...
  • Or Daphne roaming through a thorny wood,
    Scratching her legs, that one shall swear she bleeds
    And at that sight shall sad Apollo weep,
    So workmanly the blood and tears are drawn.
  • Lord. We'll show thee Io as she was a maid
    And how she was beguiled and surpris'd,
    As lively painted as the deed was done.

    Third Servant. Or Daphne roaming through a thorny wood,
    Scratching her legs, that one shall swear she bleeds
    And at that sight shall sad Apollo weep,
    So workmanly the blood and tears are drawn.

4 Prologue / 2
  • Why, sir, you know no house nor no such maid,
    Nor no such men as you have re...
  • Why, sir, you know no house nor no such maid,
    Nor no such men as you have reckon'd up,
    As Stephen Sly, and old John Naps of Greece,
    And Peter Turph, and Henry Pimpernell;
    And twenty more such names and men as these,
    Which never were, nor no man ever saw.
  • Christopher Sly. Ay, the woman's maid of the house.

    Third Servant. Why, sir, you know no house nor no such maid,
    Nor no such men as you have reckon'd up,
    As Stephen Sly, and old John Naps of Greece,
    And Peter Turph, and Henry Pimpernell;
    And twenty more such names and men as these,
    Which never were, nor no man ever saw.

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