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Prologue Two Noble Kinsmen

New plays and maidenheads are near akin

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New plays and maidenheads are near akin:
Much followed both, for both much money giv’n,
If they stand sound and well. And a good play,
Whose modest scenes blush on his marriage day
And shake to lose his honor, is like her
That after holy tie and first night’s stir
Yet still is modesty, and still retains
More of the maid,
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