FACE. Believe 't, I will. SUB. Thy...

The Alchemist

Face (Jeremy) Subtle Dol Common

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FACE. Believe 't, I will.

SUB. Thy worst. I fart at thee.

DOL. Have you your wits? why, gentlemen! for love—

FACE. Sirrah, I'll strip you—

SUB. What to do? lick figs

Out at my—

FACE. Rogue, rogue!—out of all your sleights.

DOL. Nay, look ye, sovereign, general, are you madmen?

SUB. O, let the wild sheep loose. I'll gum your silks

With good strong water, an you come.

DOL. Will you have

The neighbours hear you? will you betray all?

Hark! I hear somebody.

FACE. Sirrah—

SUB. I shall mar

All that the tailor has made, if you approach.

FACE. You most notorious whelp, you insolent slave,

Dare you do this?

SUB. Yes, faith; yes, faith.

FACE. Why, who

Am I, my mungrel? who am I?

SUB. I'll tell you.,

Since you know not yourself.

FACE. Speak lower, rogue.

SUB. Yes, you were once (time's not long past)

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