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SCENE V. A Public Road.
Enter PETRUCHIO, KATHARINA, and HORTENSIO.
It shall be Moon, or Star, or what I list,
father's house. Go on, and fetch our horses back again.
Evermore crossd and cross'd; nothing but cross'd!
And be it Moon, or Sun, or what you please:
Henceforth I vow it shall be so for me.
I know it is the Moon.
But Sun it is not, when you say it is not;
And so it shall be, Sir, for Katharine.
Enter VINCENTIO. (to VINCENTIO.] Good morrow, gentle Mistress: where
away? Tell me, sweet Kate, and tell me truly too,
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Hast thou beheld a fresher gentlewoman?
Sweet Kate, embrace her for her beauty's sake.
Whither away? or where is thy abode ?
Allot thee for his lovely bedfellow!
This is a man, old, wrinkled, faded, wither'd;
And not a maiden, as thou say'st he is.
That have been so bedazzled with the Sun
Pardon, I pray thee, for my mad mistaking.
Which way thou travell’st: if along with us,
We shall be joyful of thy company,
That with your strange encounter much amaz’d me,
A son of mine, which long I have not seen.
Lucentio, gentle Sir.
And now by law, as well as reverend age,
any noble gentleman
Let me embrace with old Vincentio :
Who will of thy arrival be full joyous.
Like pleasant travellers, to break a jest
Upon the company you overtake ?
[exeunt. HOR. Well, Petruchio, this has put me in heart.
Have to my Widow! and if she be froward,
SCENE I. Padua. Before LUCENTIO's House.
GREMIO is out before.
at home; therefore leave us.
. [Exeunt LUCENTIO, BIANCA, and BIONDELLO. GRE. I marvel Cambio comes not all this while.
Enter PETRUCHIO, KATE, VINCENTIO, GRUMI,
with Attendants. PET. Sir, here's the door, this is Lucentio's house:
My father's bears more toward the Market-place;
Thither must I; and here I leave you, Sir.
I think I shall command your welcome here,
And by all likelihood some cheer is toward. [knocks. GRE. They're busy within ; you were best knock louder.
The Pedant looks out of the window.
the gate ?
need none, so long as I live.
Padua. Do you hear, Sir? To leave frivolous cir-
to speak with him.
here looking out at the window.
this is flat knavery, to take upon you another man's
cozen somebody in this City under my countenance.
Bion. I have seen them in the Church together: God
send 'em good shipping! But who is here ? mine old
Bion. Forgot you! No, Sir: I could not forget you, for
thy master's father, Vincentio ?
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VIN. Is 't so, indeed ?
[beats BIONDELLO. ACT V Bion. Help, help, help! here's a madman will murder Sc. I
[exit. Ped. Help, Son! help, Signior Baptista !
[exit from above. Pet. Pr’ythee, Kate, let's stand aside and see the end
of this controversy.
Re-enter the Pedant below; BAPTISTA, TRANIO,
and Servants. Tra. Sir, what are you that offer to beat my ser
vant ? VIN. What am I, Sir! nay, what are you, Sir? O,
immortal Gods! O fine Villain ! A silken doubletI a velvet hose! a scarlet cloak ! and a copatain' hat! O, I am undone! I am undonel while I play the good husband at home, my son and my servant spend all
at the University. TRA. How now! what's the matter? BAP. What, is the man lunatic? TRA. Sir, you seem a sober ancient gentleman by your habit, but your words shew you a madman.
Why, Sir, what 'cerns it you if I wear pearl and gold ? I
thank my good father, I am able to maintain it.
you think is his name?
brought him up ever since he was three years old, and
his name is Tranio. PED. Away, away, mad Ass! his name is Lucentio; and
he is mine only son, and heir to the lands of me,
Signior Vincentio. Vin. Lucentio! O, he hath murder'd his master!. Lay hold on him, I charge you, in the Duke's name.
O, my son, my son! Tell me, thou Villain, where is my
son Lucentio? TRĄ. Call forth an officer. 1 sugar-loaf.