• Enter SHYLOCK the Jew and his man LAUNCELOT that was the clown

    SHYLOCK

    Well, thou shalt see, thy eyes shall be thy judge,
    The difference of old Shylock and Bassanio.—
    What, Jessica!—Thou shalt not gormandize
    As thou hast done with me.—What, Jessica!—
    5And sleep and snore, and rend apparel out—
    Why, Jessica, I say!

    LAUNCELOT

       Why, Jessica!

    SHYLOCK

    Who bids thee call? I do not bid thee call.

    LAUNCELOT

    Your worship was wont to tell me that I could do nothing without bidding.
    Enter JESSICA

    JESSICA

    10Call you? What is your will?

    SHYLOCK

    I am bid forth to supper, Jessica.
    There are my keys.—But wherefore should I go?
    I am not bid for love. They flatter me.
    But yet I’ll go in hate to feed upon
    15The prodigal Christian.—Jessica, my girl,
    Look to my house. I am right loath to go.
    There is some ill a-brewing towards my rest,
    For I did dream of money bags tonight.
  • SHYLOCK and LAUNCELOT enter

    SHYLOCK

    Well, you’ll see it with your own eyes. You’ll see the difference between working for Shylock and working for Bassanio.—(calling for his daughter) Jessica!—You won’t eat like a pig like you used to do at my place.—Jessica!—And sleep, and snore, and wear your clothes out.—Jessica, I’m calling you!

    LAUNCELOT

    Jessica!

    SHYLOCK

    Who asked you to call her? I’m not asking you to call her.

    LAUNCELOT

    You always loved to tell me I couldn’t do anything without being told.
    JESSICA enters.

    JESSICA

    Did you call me? Do you need something?

    SHYLOCK

    I’ve been invited to supper, Jessica. Here are my keys.—But why should I go? I wasn’t invited because they like me. They’re just flattering me. But I’ll go out of spite, to feed off the wasteful Christian.—Jessica, my girl, watch the house. I don’t feel like going. Things aren’t going my way right now. I know because I dreamed of money bags last night.