[Enter VIOLA, and...
Act 3 Scene 1
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Viola (disguised as the male Cesario) has returned to see the Lady Olivia. She has
[Enter VIOLA, and CLOWN with a tabor.]
Save thee, friend, and thy music. Dost thou live by thy tabor?
No, sir, I live by the church.
Art thou a churchman?
No such matter, sir: I do live by the church; for I do live at my house, and my house doth
stand by the church.
So thou mayst say the king lies by a beggar, if a beggar dwell near him; or the church stands
by thy tabor, if thy tabor stand by the church.
You have said, sir.—To see this age!—A sentence is but a cheveril glove to a good wit. How
quickly the wrong side may be turned outward!
Nay, that's certain; they that dally nicely with words may quickly make them wanton.
I would, therefore, my sister had had no name, sir.
Why, sir, her name's a word;
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