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A Chamber. Enter SUBTLE, DAPPER, and DOL, Sub. How! ha' you eaten your gag?
Dap. Yes, faith, it crumbled Away i' my mouth.
Sub. You ha' spoil'd all then.
Sub. Your aunt's a gracious lady; but in troth,
Dap. The fume did overcome me,
Face. How now! Is his mouth down?
Sub. And hast thou done it?
Sub. Why, then triumph and sing
Face. Did you not hear the coil About the door?
Sub. Yes, and I dwindled with it.
Face. Shew him his aunt, and let him be dispatch'd: I'll send her to you. Drugger is at the door; go take his suit, And bid him fetch a parson presently. Say, he shall marry the widow. “ Thou shalt spend “ A hundred pounds by the service." [Exeunt Dap
per and Subtle.] Now, queen Dol, Ha’ you pack'd up all ?
Face. And how do you like The lady Pliant ?
Dol. A good dull innocent.
Re-enter SUBTLE. Sub. Here's your Hieronymo's cloak and hat. 400 Face. Give me 'em. Sub. And the ruff too. Face. Yes: I'll come to you presently. [Exit.
Sub. Now is he gone about his project, Dol, I told you of, for the widow.
Dol. 'Tis direct Against our articles.
Sub. Well, we'll fit him, wench. Hast thou gull’d her of her jewels, or her bracelets ?
Dol. No, but I will do't.
Sub. Soon at night, my Dolly,
And take our leave of this o'erweening rascal,
Dol. Content ; I'm weary of him.
Enter FACE. Face. What now, a billing?
Sub. Yes, a little exalted, In the good passage of our stock affairs. “ Face Drugger has brought his parson; take him
in, Subtle, “ And send Nab back again to wash his face, “ Sub. I will : and shave himself.
[Exit. “ Face. If you can get him. “ Dol. You are hot upon it, Face, whate'er it is ! “ Face. A trick that Dol shall spend ten pounds a
• Is he gone?
Enter SUBTLE. “ Sub. The chaplain waits you i' the hall, sir. “ Face. I'll go bestow him.
[Exit. “ Dol. He'll now marry her instantly.
“ Sub. He cannot yet, he is not ready. Dear Dol, « Cozen her all thou canst. To deceive him “ Is no deceit, but justice that would break " Such an inextricable tie as ours was, “ Dol. Let me alone to fit him.
Enter Face Face. Come, my venturers, You ha' packed up all? Where be the trunks? Bring forth.
Dapper's in this,
Sub. Here i' the trunk,
Face. Is Drugger's damask there?
Sub. No matter, Dol; because
Face. 'Tis true, you shall not open them, indeed; Nor have them forth. Do you see? Not forth, Dol.
Determines the indenture tripartite,
[Some knock. Sub. You are a precious fiend ! “ Offt. Open the door." Face. Dol, I am sorry for thee i' faith. But, hear'st
Dol. Hang you
Dol. Pox upon you, rogue :
480 Let's know where you set up next: I'll send you A customer, now and then, for old acquaintance : What new course ha' you?
Sub. Rogue, I'll hang myself, That I
may walk a greater devil than thou, And haunt thee i'the flock-bed, and the buttery. [Exit.