The Taming of the Shrew

by: William Shakespeare

Original Text

Modern Text

(to TRANIO)
Lucentio, you shall supply the bridegroom’s place,
And let Bianca take her sister’s room.
(to TRANIO) Lucentio, you shall assume the bridegroom’s place and let Bianca take her sister’s seat.

TRANIO

225 (as LUCENTIO) Shall sweet Bianca practice how to bride it?

TRANIO

(as LUCENTIO) Shall sweet Bianca practice how to be a bride?

BAPTISTA

She shall, Lucentio. Come, gentlemen, let’s go.

BAPTISTA

She shall, Lucentio. Come, gentlemen, let’s go in.
Exeunt
They all exit.