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CARRIER

As fat as butter.

CARRIER

As fat as butter.

PRINCE HENRY

The man, I do assure you is not here,
455For I myself at this time have employed him.
And, Sheriff, I will engage my word to thee
That I will by tomorrow dinner time
Send him to answer thee or any man
For any thing he shall be charged withal.
460And so let me entreat you leave the house.

PRINCE HENRY

I promise you, that man isn’t here, since he’s currently running an errand for me. Sheriff, I give you my word that by lunchtime tomorrow I’ll send him to you, or anyone else you need to see. He’ll answer to anything he may be accused of. So please, I’d like you to leave this tavern.

SHERIFF

I will, my lord. There are two gentlemen
Have in this robbery lost three hundred marks.

SHERIFF

I will, my lord. There are also two gentlemen who, in this robbery, lost three hundred

marks

A mark is a unit of currency.

marks
.

PRINCE HENRY

It may be so. If he have robbed these men,
He shall be answerable; and so farewell.

PRINCE HENRY

It’s possible. If he did it, he’ll answer for it. And with that, farewell.

SHERIFF

465Good night, my noble lord.

SHERIFF

Good night, my noble lord.

PRINCE HENRY

I think it is good morrow, is it not?

PRINCE HENRY

I think it’s good morning, isn’t it?

SHERIFF

Indeed, my lord, I think it be two o'clock.

SHERIFF

Yes, sir. I think it’s two o'clock.
Exeunt SHERIFF and CARRIER
The SHERIFF and CARRIER exit.

PRINCE HENRY

This oily rascal is known as well as Paul’s. Go call him forth.

PRINCE HENRY

This oily rascal is as famous as St. Paul’s Cathedral. Go, call him out here.

PETO

Falstaff!— (pulls back the arras) Fast asleep behind the arras, and snorting like a horse.

PETO

Falstaff! (pulls back the arras) Fast asleep behind the arras, and snoring like a horse.

PRINCE HENRY

Hark, how hard he fetches breath. Search his pockets.

PRINCE HENRY

Listen, how heavily he breathes! Look in his pockets.
PETO searcheth his pockets, and findeth certain papers
PETO searches FALSTAFF’s pockets and finds some papers.
What hast thou found?
What did you find?