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: Gre. Yes, I know thee to be signior Lucentio. Bap: Away with the dotard; to jail with him.
Enter Lucentio, and Bianca. Vin. Thus strangers may be hal’d and abus'd; o monstrous villain !
Bion. O, we are spoil'd, and yonder he is, deny him, forswear him, or else we are all undone.
[Ex. Biondello, Tranio, and Pedant.
S CE N E XI. Luc. Pardon, sweet father.
Luc. Here’s Lucentio, right son to the right Vincentio,
Gre. Here's packing, with a witness, to deceive us!
Vin. Where is that damned villain, Tranio,
Bap. Why, tell me, is not this my
Luc. Love wrought these miracles. Bianca's love
fake. Vin. I'll fit the villain's nose, that would have sent me to the jail.
Bap. But do you hear, sir? have you married my daughter without asking my good will ?
Vin. Fear not, Baptista; we will content you, go to: but I will in, to be reveng'd on this villain.
Bap. And I, to sound the depth of this knavery. Exit. Lúc. Look not pale, Bianca; thy father will not frown. [Exeunt.
Gre. My cake is dough; but I'll in among the rest, Out of hope of all, but my share of the feast.
[Exit. Cath. Husband, let's follow, to see the end of this ado. Pet. First kiss me, Kate, and we will. Cath. What, in the midst of the street ? Pet. What, art thou asham'd of me? Cath. No, sir, god forbid ! but alham’d to kiss. Pet. Why, then let's home again : come, firrah, let's away. Cath. Nay, I will give thee a kiss: now, pray thee, love, stay.
Pet. Is not this well? come, come, my sweet Kate; Better late than never, for never too late.
--- too late.
[Exeunt. Enter Baptista, Vincentio, Gremio, Pedant, Lucentio, Bianca, Tranio, Biondello, Petruchio,
Catharina, Grumio, Hortensio, and Widow. Tranio's servants bringing in a banquet.
Pet. Nothing but fit and fit, and eat and eat!
Pet. You are very sensible, and yet you miss my sense :
Wid. He that is giddy thinks the world turns round.
Cath. He that is giddy thinks the world turns round
Wid. Your husband, being troubled with a shrew,
Cath. A very mean meaning.
Lucentio's house in Padua.
I think, thou hast the veriest shrew of all.
Hor. Content, what wager ?
Pet. Twenty crowns !
Fet. To her, Kate!
[drinks to Hortenlio. Bap. How likes Gremio these quickwitted folks? Gre. Believe me, fir, they butt heads together well.
Bian. Head and butt? an hasty-witted body
Vin. Ay, mistress bride, hath that awaken'd you?
Pet. Nay, that thou shalt not, since you have begun :
Bian. Am I your bird? I mean to shift my bush:
[Exe. Bianca, Cath. and Widow.
Tra, O, fir, Lucentio flip'd me like his greyhound, Which runs himself, and catches for his master,
Fet. A good swift fimile, but something currifh.
Tra. 'Tis well, fir, that you hunted for yourself: 'Tis thought, your deer does hold you at a bay,
Bap. 0, 0, Petruchio, Tranio hits you now.
there? Pet. He has a little gallid me, I confess; And, as the jeft did glance away from me, 'Tis ten to one it maim'd you two outright.
Luc. SCENE XII. 6.
Bion. I go.
Luc. A hundred then.
Luc. That will I.
[Exit. Bap. Son, I'll be your half, Bianca comes. Luc. I'll have no halves : I'll bear it all myself.
Bion. Sir, my mistress sends
Pet. How! she's busy, and cannot come! is that an answer?
Gre. Ay, and a kind one too:
Pet. I hope, better.
Hor. Sirrah Biondello, go, and entreat my wife to come to me forthwith.
[Exit Biondello. Pet. Oh ho! entreat her! nay, then she needs must come. Hor. I am afraid, fir, do what you can,
Bion. She says, you have some goodly jest in hand,
Pet. Worse and worse; she will not come!
Pet. Go, fetch them hither; if they deny to come,
Luc. Here is a wonder, if you talk of a wonder.
Pet. Marry, peace it bodes, and love, and quiet life,
Bap. Now fair befall thee, good Petruchio!
Pet. Nay, I will win my wager better yet;
Enter Catharina, Bianca, and Widow.
[the pulls off her cap, and throws it down.
this? Luc. I would your duty were as foolish too! The wisdom of your duty, fair Bianca,