**MISTRESS QUICKLY** My lord, I pray...

Henry IV Part I

Prince Hal Sir John Falstaff Mistress Quickly

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MISTRESS QUICKLY

My lord, I pray you, hear me.

PRINCE HAL

What sayest thou, Mistress Quickly? How doth thy

husband? I love him well; he is an honest man.

MISTRESS QUICKLY

Good my lord, hear me.

FALSTAFF

Prithee, let her alone, and list to me.

PRINCE HAL

What sayest thou, Jack?

FALSTAFF

The other night I fell asleep here behind the arras and had my pocket picked: this house is turned bawdy-house; they pick pockets.

PRINCE HAL

What didst thou lose, Jack?

FALSTAFF

Wilt thou believe me, Hal? three or four bonds of forty pound apiece, and a seal-ring of my grandfather's.

PRINCE HAL

A trifle, some eight-penny matter.

MISTRESS QUICKLY

So I told him, my lord; and I said I heard your grace say so: and, my lord, he speaks most vilely of you, like a foul-mouthed man as he is; and said he

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