The Merry Wives of Windsor
Act 1, Scene 2
Windsor. A street in front of Page’s house.
- Enter Evans and Simple from dinner.
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- Go your ways, and ask of Doctor Caius’ house which is the
- way; and there dwells one Mistress Quickly, which is in the
- manner of his nurse—or his dry nurse—or his cook—or his
- laundry—his washer and his wringer.
- Well, sir.
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- Nay, it is petter yet. Give her this letter; for it is a
- oman that altogether’s acquaintance with Mistress Anne Page;
- and the letter is to desire and require her to solicit your
- master’s desires to Mistress Anne Page. I pray you be gone.
- I will make an end of my dinner; there’s pippins and cheese
- to come.