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Shallow

Sir Hugh, persuade me not

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Shallow
Sir Hugh, persuade me not. I will make a
Star-Chamber matter of it. If he were twenty Sir
John Falstaffs, he shall not abuse Robert Shallow, Esquire.
Slender
In the county of Gloucester, Justice of Peace
and Coram.

Shall I tell you a lie? I do despise a liar as I
do despise one that is false,
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Act 1
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Yonder is a most reverend gentleman

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Yonder is a most reverend gentleman who, belike
having received wrong by some person, is at
most odds with his own gravity and patience that
ever you saw.
Shallow
I have lived fourscore years and upward. I never
heard a man of his place, gravity, and learning
so wide of his own respect.
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Act 3
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Fie, this is hot weather, gentlemen

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Falstaff
Fie, this is hot weather, gentlemen. Have you
provided me here half a dozen sufficient men?
Shallow
Marry, have we, sir. Will you sit?
   They sit at a table.
Falstaff
Let me see them, I beseech you.

Thy mother’s son! Like enough, and thy
father’s shadow.
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Act 3
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Come, I will go drink with you

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Falstaff
Come, I will go drink with you, but I cannot
tarry dinner. I am glad to see you, by my troth,
Master Shallow.
Shallow
O, Sir John, do you remember since we lay
all night in the windmill in Saint George’s Field?

We have heard the chimes at midnight, Master Shallow.

Falstaff
No more of that,
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Act 3
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Come, sir, which men shall I have?

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Falstaff
Come, sir, which men shall I have?
Shallow
Four of which you please.
Bardolph, aside to Falstaff
Sir, a word with you. I have three pound to free
Mouldy and Bullcalf.

O, give me the spare men, and spare
me the great ones.

Falstaff
Go to,
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Act 3
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Fore God, you have here a goodly dwelling

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Falstaff
Fore God, you have here a goodly dwelling,
and a rich.
Shallow
Barren, barren, barren, beggars all, beggars
all, Sir John. Marry, good air.—Spread, Davy,
spread, Davy. Well said, Davy.

Do nothing but eat and make good cheer,
And praise God for the merry year,
When flesh is cheap and females dear,
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Act 5
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Give me pardon, sir

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Shallow
Give me pardon, sir. If, sir, you come with
news from the court, I take it there’s but two ways,
either to utter them, or to conceal them. I am, sir,
under the King in some authority.
Pistol 
Under which king, besonian? Speak or die.

“Where is the life that late I led?” say they.
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