This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 Excerpt: ...the chimney. Mrs. Ford. There they always use to discharge their birding-pieces. Creep into the kiln-hole. Falstaff. Where is it? Mrs. Ford. He will seek there, on my word. Neither press, coffer, chest, trunk, well, vault, but he hath an abstract for the remembrance of such places, and goes to them by his note; there is no hiding you in the house. 53 'Falstaff. I 'll go out then. Mrs. Page. If you go out in your own semblance, you die, Sir John. Unless you go out disguised--Mrs. Ford. How might we disguise him? Mrs. Page. Alas the day, I know not! There is no wornan's gown big enough for him; otherwise he might put on a hat, a muffler, and a kerchief, and so escape. 60 Falstaff. Good hearts, devise something; any extremity rather than a mischief. Mrs. Ford. My maid's aunt, the fat woman of Brentford, has a gown above. Mrs. Page. On my word, it will serve him; she 's as big as he is' and there 's her thrummed hat and her muffler too.--Run up, Sir John. Mrs. Ford. Go, go, sweet Sir John; Mistress Page and I will look some linen for your head. 69 Mrs. Page. Quick, quick! we 'll come dress you straight; put on the gown the while. Exit Falstaff. Mrs. Ford. I would my husband would meet him in this shape: he cannot abide the old woman of Brentford; he swears she 's a witch, forbade her my house, and hath threatened to beat her. Mrs. Page. Heaven guide him to thy husband's cudgel, and the devil guide his cudgel afterwards! Mrs. Ford. But is my husband coming? Mrs. Page. Ay, in good sadness, is he; and talks of the basket too, howsoever he hath had intelligence. 80 Mrs. Ford. We 'll try that; for I ' appoint my men to carry the basket again, to meet him at the door with it, as they did last time. Mrs. Page. Nay, but he 'll be here presently; let 's go dress him li...This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 Excerpt: ...the chimney. Mrs. Ford.
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