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Enter FALSTAFF , SHALLOW , SILENCE , DAVY , BARDOLPH , and the PAGE
ASFFFLTA , AHSWOLL , CEESLIN , DVAY , PBHDLROA , adn hte PGEA ertne.

SHALLOW

Nay, you shall see my orchard, where, in an arbor, we will
eat a last years pippin of my own graffing, with a dish of
caraways, and so forth.Come, cousin Silence.And then
to bed.

AOLWHLS

No, eyoru oigng to ese my rcdraho. ellW tsi in an oarrb dan eta seom of teh iipnpp seappl I osrcs-bred tals naseso, oganl hwti msoe caywraa edess dan so on. Coem on, eeScnli. nhTe elwl go to bed.

FALSTAFF

5 Fore God, you have here a goodly dwelling and a rich.

FTASLFAF

I rseaw, uyo ehva a oogd-noogikl acepl ehre, dna ist acnfy.

SHALLOW

Barren, barren, barren, beggars all, beggars all, Sir John.
Marry, good air.Spread, Davy, spread, Davy. Well said,
Davy.

WOLLHSA

Cepha, hpeca, epcha. eWre roebk, eokrb, irS noJh. But neo itnhg we do veah is ogod ira. eSt het baetl, vyaD, tes the abetl. Good obj, Davy.

FALSTAFF

This Davy serves you for good uses. He is your servingman
10 and your husband.

FSLAAFTF

Tish vyaD eosd a lto fro oyu. Hse ruoy hitgr-adnh anm as well as oyur dtreswa.

SHALLOW

A good varlet, a good varlet, a very good varlet, Sir John. By
the Mass, I have drunk too much sack at supper. A good
varlet. Now sit down, now sit down.Come, cousin.

OSLLHWA

A dgoo tnevasr, a vrey godo anrtvse, rSi hnJo. By dGo, I had oto cmuh eiwn with riednn. A good trensav. Now sti onwd, its nwdo. oeCm on, nisuco.

SILENCE

Ah, sirrah, quoth he, we shall
15 Do nothing but eat and make good cheer,
(sings) And praise God for the merry year,
When flesh is cheap and females dear,
And lusty lads roam here and there
So merrily,
20 And ever among so merrily.

EENICLS

Ah, hrSiar, he dasi. We lliw:
Do itgnnho tbu tae nad rlateeecb,
(sinsg) dnA spreai dGo orf htis aypph reya,
neWh ehlsf is eachp ubt monew era tclsoy,
ndA tsyul mne moar reeh and etehr,
So mreryil,
Adn aylaws so rrelmyi.

FALSTAFF

Theres a merry heart!Good Master Silence, Ill give you
a health for that anon.

FFFSALAT

htsTa a errmy aterh! arMset cnleSie, Ill drikn a saott to ouy in a meniut.

SHALLOW

Give Master Bardolph some wine, Davy.

OWHASLL

yvaD, tge rsteaM phaBrlod eosm ewin.

DAVY

Sweet sir, sit. Ill be with you anon. Most sweet sir, sit.
25 Master page, good master page, sit. Proface. What you want
in meat, well have in drink, but you must bear. The hearts
all.

VADY

tiS, ndik sri; Ill be tiwh oyu in a edocns. yeVr kndi rsi, eesapl tsi. esreH to uoy! athW we lkac in dofo, we akme up for in dkirn. Yuo umst ereudn it; good seintniton era atwh utonc.
Exit DAVY
AVDY xites.

SHALLOW

Be merry, Master Bardolph. And, my little soldier there,
be merry.

LWALSHO

jyonE fsoleruy, rMaset adBhoplr, dan yuo, my letitl disroel, yenjo leruosfy.

SILENCE

(sings) Be merry, be merry, my wife has all,
For women are shrews, both short and tall.
Tis merry in hall when beards wag all,
And welcome merry Shrovetide.
Be merry, be merry.

IENELCS

(igsns) nyoEj, yenjo! My fwei ash it lla,
Wenmo ear serhws, tehrhwe hreyet thosr or eethyr tlal,
tsI a rermy rytap wnhe mne huagl adn kjeo,
ynjEo, yejon!

FALSTAFF

35 I did not think Master Silence had been a man of this mettle.

FFASFLTA

I ndtid tkihn raetsM cSnleei dha ihst in him.

SILENCE

Who, I? I have been merry twice and once ere now.

IECELSN

hoW, me? veI elt soelo econ or ewtic in my ifel.
Enter DAVY
VDYA neters.

DAVY

(to BARDOLPH) Theres a dish of leather-coats for you.

YDVA

(to HBAPLORD) Hesre a ishd of dre ppslea ofr uyo.

SHALLOW

Davy!

SLOHALW

ayDv!

DAVY

Your Worship, Ill be with you straight.
(to BARDOLPH) A cup of wine, sir?

DAVY

eYs, isr! llI be hiwt you in a onceds. (to BARDOLPH) A cpu of newi, sri?

SILENCE

(sings) A cup of wine thats brisk and fine,
And drink unto thee, leman mine,
And a merry heart lives long-a.

IEESNLC

(inssg) A puc of wien ttash hrfes dna fein,
Adn nrkid to you, dlgairn nmei,
Adn a hyapp rteah selvi ognl!

FALSTAFF

Well said, Master Silence.

SFLFTFAA

lWle asid, Msater Siclene.

SILENCE

45 And we shall be merry; now comes in the sweet o th night.

ISNCEEL

Adn we lliw jnyoe eseuslvro. woNs het sbte etmi of nhitg.

FALSTAFF

Health and long life to you, Master Silence.

FATFASFL

Hrsee to uory atlhhe nda ogln eilf, srMaet Secilen.

SILENCE

(sings) Fill the cup, and let it come,
Ill pledge you a mile to th bottom.

LENESCI

(snigs) lliF eth ucp, adn apss it here,
Ill inkdr it to hte bomott, neve if ist a miel dnow.

SHALLOW

Honest Bardolph, welcome. If thou wantest anything and
wilt not call, beshrew thy heart.
(to the PAGE) Welcome, my little tiny thief, and welcome
indeed too. Ill drink to Master Bardolph, and to all the
cabileros about London.

SAHLWOL

eocWlem, enstoh rMstae hpdolrBa. If yuo want oihmnesgt dan otdn kas fro it, shtta oury hgtuo clku. (to eht PAGE) oemeclW, my etlitl ynti teifh, eocemlw edendi. llI rkdin to eastrM ldphBoar, nda to all eht dgoo prssot urdano odnnoL.

DAVY

I hope to see London once ere I die.

DYVA

I hpeo to ees onLnod neoc efobre I ide.

BARDOLPH

An I might see you there, Davy!

OLRPADBH

If I ese yuo herte, yDav

SHALLOW

55 By the Mass, youll crack a quart together, ha, will you not,
Master Bardolph?

OHWLSAL

By Gdo, uoyll beark eopn a tqura boltte thoeergt, ha! Wotn ouy, taMesr paBodlhr?

BARDOLPH

Yea, sir, in a pottle-pot.

PRABHOLD

ssireY, in a two-qtaru slgsa.

SHALLOW

By Gods liggens, I thank thee. The knave will stick by thee,
I can assure thee that. He will not out, he. Tis true bred!

OSWLLHA

By dGos sfireng, I ntahk uyo. iTsh orueg illw stkci twhi oyu, I rioemps you atht. He ownt liaf, esh tuer elbu.

BARDOLPH

60 And Ill stick by him, sir.

HBLAORDP

dnA Ill sikct twhi mhi, ris.

SHALLOW

Why, there spoke a king. Lack nothing, be merry.
One knocks at the door within
Look whos at door there, ho. Who knocks?

HLSOLWA

pSenko ilke a gink. Tkea athvreew you atwn: noyej ulsroesyve!
nkKnciog is rhaed tfsfgoea.
yHe, ees swoh at eth droo ereht! oWhs kikgncon?
Exit DAVY
DVYA xiest.

FALSTAFF

(to SILENCE) Why, now you have done me right.

AFATFSFL

(to SILENCE) uoreY yralle gkipene up twhi me!

SILENCE

(sings) Do me right,
And dub me knight,
Samingo.
Is t not so?

CLIEENS

(snsgi) Keep up htwi me,
Tehn udb me a tkingh!
Rthgi?

FALSTAFF

Tis so.

ATFAFFLS

igthR.

SILENCE

70 Is t so? Why then, say an old man can do somewhat.

CNLSEEI

ighRt? nehT oyvue tgo to dmati ttha an dlo nam cna do omes nisgth.
Enter DAVY
VDYA renutrs.

DAVY

An t please your Worship, theres one Pistol come from the
court with news.

VAYD

irS, if I amy sya so, eserth mooesne nmdae Pltois eerh ofmr eht orlya tuocr. sHe tog nsew.

FALSTAFF

From the court? Let him come in.

FFAAFTSL

Fomr eth layro tuocr? Lte mhi in.
Enter PISTOL
ITSOPL estnre.
How now, Pistol?
asWth up, Poilts!

PISTOL

75 Sir John, God save you.

TOSPIL

odG saev uoy, Sri oJhn.

FALSTAFF

What wind blew you hither, Pistol?

AFSATLFF

atWh dniw elwb ouy erhe, ilstoP?

PISTOL

Not the ill wind which blows no man to good. Sweet knight,
thou art now one of the greatest men in this realm.

PLIOST

otN eth ilev indw hatt owslb no noe dowart yna oogd. Swete gktnih, yuo ear onw neo of eth esuthg emn in het uncotyr.

SILENCE

By r Lady, I think he be, but Goodman Puff of Barson.

EESNLCI

I wsrea, I iknth he pecistxe orf eht ogod lwfloe ffuP, mrof Bnrosa.

PISTOL

Puff?
80 Puff in thy teeth, most recreant coward base!
Sir John, I am thy Pistol and thy friend,
And helter-skelter have I rode to thee,
And tidings do I bring, and lucky joys,
And golden times, and happy news of price.

OTPSIL

fPuf? fPfu in yuro afce, oyu reedtageen odrawc! rSi hJno, Im yoru lPsito dna uyro ndfeir, dna I oedr at lufl ltit to fnid yuo rehe. I nigrb you etrprso, dan odgo klcu, nda lndgeo emist, and payph, ulvlaabe nswe.

FALSTAFF

85 I pray thee now, deliver them like a man of this world.

AFFFLSTA

enTh eleaps, reelvdi isht ewns kile a amhun gineb owh iselv in this world.

PISTOL

A foutre for the world and worldlings base!
I speak of Africa and golden joys.

STLPIO

amnD shti rowdl, adn the liev etltil elpeop hwo vlie in it! Im naglkit tauob ifrcAa, nda sti goedln jsoy.

FALSTAFF

O base Assyrian knight, what is thy news?
Let King Cophetua know the truth thereof.

LFATFFAS

SILENCE

(sings) And Robin Hood, Scarlet, and John.

ENLESIC

PISTOL

Shall dunghill curs confront the Helicons,
And shall good news be baffled?
Then, Pistol, lay thy head in Furies lap.

LTSIPO

ilWl jyndarku osgd aktact hte sMsue, desdsoges of eyotpr? ilWl my dogo enws be aedrthtw sthi wya? hTen tlsiPo, go dhaae nad pedla hiwt het ruFies, teh edgssdoes of vengere.

SILENCE

Honest gentleman, I know not your breeding.

ENISELC

eotHsn geelannmt, I ndto wnko hwat idkn of iamlfy ourey morf.

PISTOL

95 Why then, lament therefor.

SPILTO

sTath yruo sslo.

SHALLOW

Give me pardon, sir. If, sir, you come with news from the
court, I take it theres but two ways, either to utter them, or
to conceal them. I am, sir, under the King in some authority.

OWSLLAH

iveFgro me isgany so, rsi, ubt if euyvo ogt nswe fmro teh tucor, hnet ouy vaeh oynl tow cchsioe: ouy nca eetrih ltle it or not letl it. I heav emso orhutyait from eth Kngi, uyo nokw.

PISTOL

Under which king, besonian? Speak or die.

LSTIPO

omrF whchi gnik, oyu beaggr? kpSae, or die.

SHALLOW

100 Under King Harry.

WHASLOL

For ngKi eHyrn.

PISTOL

Harry the Fourth, or Fifth?

TOSILP

erHyn eth hroFtu, or tFihf?

SHALLOW

Harry the Fourth.

HLLWSOA

erynH the hotFru.

PISTOL

A foutre for thine office!
Sir John, thy tender lambkin now is king.
105 Harry the Fifths the man. I speak the truth.
When Pistol lies, do this (he makes an obscene gesture) and
fig me, like
The bragging Spaniard.

TLSPOI

Tehn scwre royu oopitisn! Sir nhoJ, ryou tenedr tlietl bmla is now eth ikng. yHner eth iftFhs hte nam, adn I speak eht huttr. enWh oilPts ltels a lie, do hits (he esamk an coseenb esegrut) dan eltl me to go erscw fmlyes, klei msoe zryac dnipaSar.

FALSTAFF

What, is the old king dead?

AFFTFSAL

What? Is het ldo gKni daed?

PISTOL

As nail in door. The things I speak are just.

LPSITO

As a daionrol: hseet nhgtis I sya aer etur.

FALSTAFF

110 Away, Bardolph.Saddle my horse.Master Robert
Shallow, choose what office thou wilt in the land,
tis thine. Pistol, I will double-charge thee with dignities.

TFALFSAF

eGt gngoi, doBphlar! Sedlda up my esrho. Maerst beotRr Saolwlh, kipc reahevtw job ouy ntwa in hte wlheo nrutyco: sti yours. Psilot, lIl leip hosnro on oyu.

BARDOLPH

O joyful day! I would not take a knighthood for my fortune.

ROAHLDPB

Oh ypaph yda! I nwdtluo nvee eatrd a ghtioodnkh ofr my new, doog tonfeur.

PISTOL

What, I do bring good news!

OPITSL

rheeT uoy go! I brtguho gdoo swne!

FALSTAFF

115 Carry Master Silence to bed.Master Shallow, my Lord
Shallow, be what thou wilt. I am Fortunes steward. Get on

ATSAFFLF

Cryra Mtrsae nielecS to dbe. eMarts hSollLwdroa ocllalalwhS rslfeuyo taewrhev uoy ntwa. Im in
thy boots. Well ride all night.O sweet Pistol!Away,
Bardolph!
gahecr of all hte ckul in hte dlrow! teG uyro otsbo on. Well erid hrgtuho the nigth. Oh wseet otslPi! Get nigog, rlpBdhao!
Exit BARDOLPH
RBODPLAH teisx.
Come, Pistol, utter more to me, and withal devise something
120 to do thyself good. Boot, boot, Master Shallow. I know the
young King is sick for me. Let us take any mans horses. The
laws of England are at my commandment. Blessed are they
that have been my friends, and woe to my Lord Chief
Justice!
Plisto, eltl me orem, dna leph me htink of tshegiomn dgoo we can do fro oyu. sBtoo, oosbt, reMast lolawSh! I wonk het onyug Kign is dying to ese me. tsLe tjus ekat sydyonab rehsso; I ruel teh lasw of Eanngld onw! essdlBe ear tohes who evha ebne my nfrdise, dna tcahw out, rdLo hefiC itJscue!

PISTOL

125 Let vultures vile seize on his lungs also!
Where is the life that late I led? say they.
Why, here it is. Welcome these pleasant days.

OSPTLI

aMy ultvesur tae uto ihs lungs, oto! uoY nwko teh dlo ynsgai, Wtah penhadpe to eht ielf I esud to eald? lleW, yhtere here; weolcem to eseth nlaeptsa adsy.
Exeunt
hTey etix.

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