The Comedy of Errors (The Pelican Shakespeare)

By William Shakespeare

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Am I Dromio? Am I your guy? Am i actually? [76] S. ANTIPHOLUS Thou artwork Dromio, thou artwork my guy, thou paintings thyself. S. DROMIO i'm an ass, i'm a woman’s guy, and in addition to myself. S. ANTIPHOLUS What woman’s guy, and the way along with thyself? S. DROMIO Marry, sir, in addition to myself, i'm because of a lady – one who claims me, person who haunts me, person who can have me. [83] S. ANTIPHOLUS What declare lays she to thee? [87] S. DROMIO Marry, sir, such declare as you'll lay in your horse; and he or she might have me as a beast: now not that, I being a beast, she could have me; yet that she, being a really beastly creature, lays declare to me. S. ANTIPHOLUS what's she? S. DROMIO a truly reverent physique; ay, this sort of one as a guy would possibly not communicate of with out he say ‘Sir-reverence’. i've got yet lean good fortune within the fit, [92] and but is she a wondrous fats marriage. S. ANTIPHOLUS How dost thou suggest a fats marriage? S. DROMIO Marry, sir, she’s the kitchen-wench, and all grease; and that i recognize now not what use to place her to yet to make a lamp of her and run from her by way of her personal gentle. I warrant, her rags and the tallow in them will bum a Poland wintry weather. If she lives until eventually doomsday, she’ll burn per week longer than the entire international. [100] S. ANTIPHOLUS What complexion is she of? S. DROMIO Swart, like my shoe; yet her face not anything like so fresh stored; for why she sweats, a guy may fit over sneakers within the dust of it. S. ANTIPHOLUS That’s a fault that water will mend. S. DROMIO No, sir, ’tis in grain; Noah’s flood [106] couldn't do it. S. ANTIPHOLUS What’s her identify? S. DROMIO Nell, sir; yet her identify and 3 quarters, that’s an ell and 3 quarters, will [110] now not degree her from hip to hip. S. ANTIPHOLUS Then she bears a few breadth? S. DROMIO now not from head to foot than from hip to hip: she is round, like a globe; i may discover international locations in her. S. ANTIPHOLUS In what a part of her physique stands [115] eire? S. DROMIO Marry, sir, in her buttocks; i discovered it out via the bathrooms. S. ANTIPHOLUS the place Scotland? [120] S. DROMIO i discovered it through the barrenness, demanding within the palm of the hand. S. ANTIPHOLUS the place France? S. DROMIO In her brow, arm’d and reverted, making warfare opposed to her inheritor. [124] S. ANTIPHOLUS the place England? S. DROMIO I look’d for the chalky cliffs, yet i may locate no whiteness in them; yet i suppose it stood in her chin, by way of the salt rheum that ran among France and it. S. ANTIPHOLUS the place Spain? [130] S. DROMIO religion, I observed it no longer, yet I felt it sizzling in her breath. S. ANTIPHOLUS the place the United States, the Indies? [135] S. DROMIO O, sir, upon her nostril, all o’er decorated with rubies, carbuncles, sapphires, declining their wealthy element to the new breath of Spain; who despatched complete armadoes of caracks to be ballast at her nostril. S. ANTIPHOLUS the place stood Belgia, the Netherlands? [142] S. DROMIO O, sir, i didn't glance so low. To finish: this drudge or diviner laid declare to me; call’d me Dromio; swore i used to be assur’d to her; instructed me what privy marks I had approximately me, as, the mark of my shoulder, the mole in my neck, the nice wart on my left arm, that I, amaz’d, ran from her as a witch.

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