Gentlemen, importune me no farther, For how I firmly am resolved you know that is, not to bestow my youngest daughter Before I have a husband for the elder. If either of you both love Katherina,
Sirrah, I will not bear these braves of thine.
Preposterous ass, that never read so far.To know the cause why music was ordained. Was it not to refresh the mind of man. After his studies or his usual pain? Then give me leave to read philosophy And, while I pause, serve in your harmony.
Tis burnt, and so is all the meat. What dogs are these! Where is the rascal cook? How durst you, villains, bring it from the dresser And serve it thus to me that love it not? There, take it to you, trenchers, cups, and all! You heedless joltheads and unmannered slaves! What, do you grumble? I’ll be with you straight.
I pray you, husband, be not so disquiet.The meat was well, if you were so contented.
Right true it is your son Lucentio here Doth love my daughter and she loveth him, Or both dissemble deeply their affections. And therefore, if you say no more than this. That like a father you will deal with him And pass my daughter a sufficient dower, The match is made, and all is done. Your son shall have my daughter with consent.
I thank you, sir. Where then do you know best. We be affied and such assurance ta'en As shall with either part’s agreement stand?
Why, there’s a wench! Come on and kiss me, Kate. Come, Kate, we’ll to bed.
Then vail your stomachs, for it is no boot, And place your hands below your husband’s foot: In token of which duty, if he please, My hand is ready, may it do him ease.