Speeches (Lines) for Sir Hugh Evans
in "Merry Wives of Windsor"

Total: 87

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# Act, Scene, Line
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Speech text

1

I,1,17

The dozen white louses do become an old coat well;
it agrees well, passant; it is a familiar beast to...

2

I,1,23

It is marring indeed, if he quarter it.

3

I,1,25

Yes, py'r lady; if he has a quarter of your coat,
there is but three skirts for yourself, in my...

4

I,1,33

It is not meet the council hear a riot; there is no
fear of Got in a riot: the council, look you, shall...

5

I,1,39

It is petter that friends is the sword, and end it:
and there is also another device in my prain, which...

6

I,1,46

It is that fery person for all the orld, as just as
you will desire; and seven hundred pounds of moneys,...

7

I,1,55

Ay, and her father is make her a petter penny.

8

I,1,57

Seven hundred pounds and possibilities is goot gifts.

9

I,1,59

Shall I tell you a lie? I do despise a liar as I do
despise one that is false, or as I despise one that...

10

I,1,68

Here is Got's plessing, and your friend, and Justice
Shallow; and here young Master Slender, that...

11

I,1,93

It is spoke as a Christians ought to speak.

12

I,1,112

Pauca verba, Sir John; goot worts.

13

I,1,124

Peace, I pray you. Now let us understand. There is
three umpires in this matter, as I understand; that...

14

I,1,130

Fery goot: I will make a prief of it in my note-
book; and we will afterwards ork upon the cause with...

15

I,1,135

The tevil and his tam! what phrase is this, 'He
hears with ear'? why, it is affectations.

16

I,1,144

No; it is false, if it is a pick-purse.

17

I,1,159

It is his five senses: fie, what the ignorance is!

18

I,1,167

So Got udge me, that is a virtuous mind.

19

I,1,199

Give ear to his motions, Master Slender: I will
description the matter to you, if you be capacity of it.

20

I,1,204

But that is not the question: the question is
concerning your marriage.

21

I,1,207

Marry, is it; the very point of it; to Mistress Anne Page.

22

I,1,210

But can you affection the 'oman? Let us command to
know that of your mouth or of your lips; for divers...

23

I,1,218

Nay, Got's lords and his ladies! you must speak
possitable, if you can carry her your desires...

24

I,1,233

It is a fery discretion answer; save the fall is in
the ort 'dissolutely:' the ort is, according to our...

25

I,1,244

Od's plessed will! I will not be absence at the grace.

26

I,2,291

Go your ways, and ask of Doctor Caius' house which
is the way: and there dwells one Mistress Quickly,...

27

I,2,297

Nay, it is petter yet. Give her this letter; for it
is a 'oman that altogether's acquaintance with...

28

III,1,1191

I pray you now, good master Slender's serving-man,
and friend Simple by your name, which way have you...

29

III,1,1197

I most fehemently desire you you will also look that
way.

30

III,1,1201

'Pless my soul, how full of chollors I am, and
trempling of mind! I shall be glad if he have...

31

III,1,1220

He's welcome.
[Sings]...

32

III,1,1227

Pray you, give me my gown; or else keep it in your arms.

33

III,1,1234

'Pless you from his mercy sake, all of you!

34

III,1,1239

There is reasons and causes for it.

35

III,1,1241

Fery well: what is it?

36

III,1,1249

What is he?

37

III,1,1252

Got's will, and his passion of my heart! I had as
lief you would tell me of a mess of porridge.

38

III,1,1255

He has no more knowledge in Hibocrates and Galen,
—and he is a knave besides; a cowardly knave as you...

39

III,1,1269

[Aside to DOCTOR CAIUS] Pray you, use your patience:
in good time.

40

III,1,1272

[Aside to DOCTOR CAIUS] Pray you let us not be
laughing-stocks to other men's humours; I desire you...

41

III,1,1281

As I am a Christians soul now, look you, this is the
place appointed: I'll be judgement by mine host of...

42

III,1,1304

This is well; he has made us his vlouting-stog. I
desire you that we may be friends; and let us knog...

43

III,1,1310

Well, I will smite his noddles. Pray you, follow.

44

III,3,1562

This is fery fantastical humours and jealousies.

45

III,3,1598

If there be any pody in the house, and in the
chambers, and in the coffers, and in the presses,...

46

III,3,1607

You suffer for a pad conscience: your wife is as
honest a 'omans as I will desires among five...

47

III,3,1621

If there is one, I shall make two in the company.

48

III,3,1624

I pray you now, remembrance tomorrow on the lousy
knave, mine host.

49

III,3,1627

A lousy knave, to have his gibes and his mockeries!

50

IV,1,1901

No; Master Slender is let the boys leave to play.

51

IV,1,1906

Come hither, William; hold up your head; come.

52

IV,1,1909

William, how many numbers is in nouns?

53

IV,1,1913

Peace your tattlings! What is 'fair,' William?

54

IV,1,1916

You are a very simplicity 'oman: I pray you peace.
What is 'lapis,' William?

55

IV,1,1919

And what is 'a stone,' William?

56

IV,1,1921

No, it is 'lapis:' I pray you, remember in your prain.

57

IV,1,1923

That is a good William. What is he, William, that
does lend articles?

58

IV,1,1927

Nominativo, hig, hag, hog; pray you, mark:
genitivo, hujus. Well, what is your accusative case?

59

IV,1,1930

I pray you, have your remembrance, child,
accusative, hung, hang, hog.

60

IV,1,1933

Leave your prabbles, 'oman. What is the focative
case, William?

61

IV,1,1936

Remember, William; focative is caret.

62

IV,1,1938

'Oman, forbear.

63

IV,1,1940

What is your genitive case plural, William?

64

IV,1,1942

Ay.

65

IV,1,1946

For shame, 'oman.

66

IV,1,1950

'Oman, art thou lunatics? hast thou no
understandings for thy cases and the numbers of the...

67

IV,1,1955

Show me now, William, some declensions of your pronouns.

68

IV,1,1957

It is qui, quae, quod: if you forget your 'quies,'
your 'quaes,' and your 'quods,' you must be...

69

IV,1,1961

He is a good sprag memory. Farewell, Mistress Page.

70

IV,2,2084

Why, this is lunatics! this is mad as a mad dog!

71

IV,2,2099

'Tis unreasonable! Will you take up your wife's
clothes? Come away.

72

IV,2,2112

Master Ford, you must pray, and not follow the
imaginations of your own heart: this is jealousies.

73

IV,2,2148

By the yea and no, I think the 'oman is a witch
indeed: I like not when a 'oman has a great peard;...

74

IV,4,2196

'Tis one of the best discretions of a 'oman as ever
I did look upon.

75

IV,4,2215

You say he has been thrown in the rivers and has
been grievously peaten as an old 'oman: methinks...

76

IV,4,2265

I will teach the children their behaviors; and I
will be like a jack-an-apes also, to burn the...

77

IV,4,2280

Let us about it: it is admirable pleasures and fery
honest knaveries.

78

IV,5,2365

Where is mine host?

79

IV,5,2367

Have a care of your entertainments: there is a
friend of mine come to town tells me there is three...

80

V,4,2554

Trib, trib, fairies; come; and remember your parts:
be pold, I pray you; follow me into the pit; and...

81

V,5,2614

Where's Bede? Go you, and where you find a maid
That, ere she sleep, has thrice her prayers said,...

82

V,5,2641

Pray you, lock hand in hand; yourselves in order set
And twenty glow-worms shall our lanterns be,...

83

V,5,2653

Come, will this wood take fire?

84

V,5,2704

Sir John Falstaff, serve Got, and leave your
desires, and fairies will not pinse you.

85

V,5,2707

And leave your jealousies too, I pray you.

86

V,5,2715

Seese is not good to give putter; your belly is all putter.

87

V,5,2730

And given to fornications, and to taverns and sack
and wine and metheglins, and to drinkings and...

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