Was not Count John here at supper?
How tartly that gentleman looks! I never can see him but I
am heartburned an hour after.
5He is of a very melancholy disposition.
He were an excellent man that were made just in the
midway between him and Benedick. The one is too like an
image and says nothing, and the other too like my
eldest son, evermore tattling.
10Then half Signor Benedick’s tongue in Count
mouth, and half Count John’s melancholy in Signor
With a good leg and a good foot, uncle, and money enough
in his purse, such a man would win any woman in the
15world, if he could get her goodwill.
By my troth, niece, thou wilt never get thee a husband if
thou be so shrewd of thy tongue.
In faith, she’s too curst.