Nick Bottom-¨There are things in this comedy of ¨Pyramus And Thisbe" That will Never Please. (midsummer 54)
First, Pyramus must draw a sword to killhimself; which the ladies cannot Abide, How answer you that?
Propels the Action by . . .
¨By ´r lakin a parlous fear¨ (midsummer 54)
Not a Whit: I have a Device to make all well¨( Midsummer 54)
¨I believe we must leave the killing out, when all is done¨ (midsummer 54).
Nick bottom ¨Write me a Prologue; and let the prologue seem to say, we will do no harm with our swords, and that Pyramus is Not killed indeed; and, for the more better assurance, tell them that I, Pyramus, am not Pyramus, but Bottom the weaver
Nick Bottom is describing what he wants while he and his crew are rehearsing for the play.