Madam, although I speak it in your presence, You have a noble and true conceit In bearing thus the absence of your lord
Until her husband and my lord's return there is a monastery two miles off, and there we will abide. I do desire you to not deny this imposision , The which my love and some necessity Now lays upon you.
My people do already know my mind, And will ackknowledge you and Jessica in place Lord Bassanio and myself.
Fair thoughts and happy hours attend on you!
I wish your ladyship all heart's content
Now, Balthazar, Take this same letter and use tho all of th' endeavour of a man In speed to Padua. see thou render this into cousin's hand, Doctor Bellario.
Madam, I go with all convenient speed
Come on, Nerissa ; I have work in hand That you yet know not of : we'll see our husbands Before they think of us.
Shall they see us?
They shall, Nerissa : but in such a habit That they shall think we are accomplished with what we lack. I'll hold thee any wager : When we are both accoutered like young men, I'll prove the prettier fellow of the two