FLUTE, SNOUT, and
Have you sent to Bottom’s house? Is he come home
He cannot be heard of. Out of doubt he is transported.
If he come not, then the play is marred. It goes not forward. Doth
It is not possible. You have not a man in all Athens able to
discharge Pyramus but he.
5No, he hath simply the best wit of any handicraft man in
Yea, and the best person too. And he is a very paramour for a
You must say “paragon.” A
“paramour” is, God bless us, a thing of
Masters, the duke is coming from the temple, and there is two or
three lords and ladies more married. If our sport had gone forward,
we had all been made men.
O sweet bully Bottom! Thus hath he lost sixpence a day during his
life. He could not have ’scaped sixpence a day. An the
duke had not given him sixpence a day for playing Pyramus, I’ll be hanged.