Alarum. Excursions. Enter FALSTAFF and COLEVILE, meeting
What’s your name, sir? Of what condition are you, and of
what place, I pray?
I am a knight, sir, and my name is Colevile of the Dale.
Well, then, Colevile is your name, a knight is your degree,
5and your place the Dale. Colevile shall be still your name, a
traitor your degree, and the dungeon your place, a place deep
enough so shall you be still Colevile of the Dale.
Are not you Sir John Falstaff?
As good a man as he, sir, whoe'er I am. Do ye yield, sir, or
10shall I sweat for you? If I do sweat, they are the drops of thy
lovers and they weep for thy death. Therefore rouse up fear
and trembling, and do observance to my mercy.
I think you are Sir John Falstaff, and in that thought yield
15I have a whole school of tongues in this belly of mine, and not a tongue of them all speaks any other word but my name. An I had but a belly of any indifferency, I were simply the most active fellow in Europe. My womb, my womb, my womb undoes me. Here comes our general.