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Abuse

But I pray, sir, why am I beaten?

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Dromio of Syracuse
But I pray, sir, why am I beaten?
Antipholus of Syracuse
Dost thou not know?
Dromio of Syracuse
Nothing, sir, but that I am beaten.

Was there ever any man thus beaten out of season, 
When in the “why” and the “wherefore” is neither rhyme nor reason? 

Antipholus of Syracuse
Shall I tell you why?
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Act 2
Scene 2
Line 39

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