<H 03><A MIDDLETON><K PLAY><Y 1630>
<T>A CHASTE MAID IN CHEAPSIDE
<D 1,2>Act I, [Scene i]
<T SDD>%Enter% MAUDLIN %and% MOLL, %a shop being discovered%<T PROSE>
Have you played over all your old lessons o'the virginals?
Yes, you are a dull maid alate, methinks you had need have
somewhat to quicken your green sickness; do you weep? A
husband. Had not such a piece of flesh been ordained, what
had us wives been good for? To make salads, or else cried up
and down for samphire. To see the difference of these
seasons! When I was of your youth, I was lightsome, and
quick, two years before I was married. You fit for a knight's
bed--drowsy browed, dull eyed, drossy sprited--I hold my
life you have forgot your dancing: when was the dancer
The last week.
Last week? When I was of your bord, he missed me not a
night, I was kept at it; I took delight to learn, and he to
teac . . .