The Mechanicals in the woods
Act 3 scene 1 of A Midsummer Night's dream
The mechanicals rehearse the play of Thisbe and Pyramus
Bottom directs the play and tells the writer to add more lines for him!
Puck casts a spell on Bottom that he resembles an Ass (donkey) this scares everyone
There's a marvellous convenient place for our rehearsal. This green plot shall be our stage, this hawthorn brake our tiring house...
Write me a prologue, and let the prologue seem to say we will do no harm with our swords...No, make it two more: Let it be written in eight and eight.
Why do they run away? This is a knavery of them to make me afeard...... What do you see? You see an ass head of your own do you?
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