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The witch of Edmonton

 
dc.contributor Oxford Text Archive
dc.contributor.author Dekker, Thomas, ca. 1572-1632
dc.contributor.author Rowley, William, 1585?-1642?
dc.contributor.author Ford, John, 1586-ca. 1640
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-27
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-04T10:58:27Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-04T10:58:27Z
dc.date.created 1621
dc.date.issued 1976-01-01
dc.identifier ota:0038
dc.identifier.citation http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/0038
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12024/0038
dc.description.abstract Partial contents: p. 490-563 of an unrecorded printed source.
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dc.language English
dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject.lcsh Plays -- England -- 17th century
dc.title The witch of Edmonton
dc.type Text
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otaterms.date.range 1600-1699

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<T {The Witch of Edmonton}.> ACT. I, SCAENA i {Enter} Frank Thorney, Winnifride {with-child}. {Frank}. Come, Wench; why here's a business soon dispatch'd. Thy heart I know is now at ease: thou needst not Fear what the tattling Gossips in their cups Can speak against thy fame: thy childe shall know Who to call {Dad} now. {Win}. You have discharg'd The true part of an honest man; I cannot Request a fuller satisfaction Then you have freely granted: yet methinks 'Tis an hard case, being lawful man and wife, We should not live together. {Frank}. Had I fail'd In promise of my truth to thee, we must Have then been ever sundred; now the longest Of our forbearing eithers company, Is onely but to gain a little time For our continuing thrift, that so hereafter The Heir that shall be born may not have cause To curse his hour of birth, which made him feel The misery of beggery and want; Two Devils that are occasions to enforce A shamef . . .

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