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PERSONS REPRESENTED.

BAPTISTA, a rich gentleman of Padua.
Appears, Act I. sc. 1. Act II. sc. 1.

Act III. sc. 2.
Act IV. sc. 4. Act V. sc. 1; sc. 2.

VINCENTIO, an old gentleman of Pisa.
Appears, Act IV. sc. 5. Act V. sc. 1; sc. 2.

LUCENTIO, son to Vincentio, in love with Bianca.
Appears, Act I. sc. 1; sc. 2. Act II. sc. 1. Act III. sc. 1; sc. 2.

Act IV. sc. 2; sc. 4. Act V. sc. 1; sc. 2.
PETROCIO, a gentleman of Verona, a suitor to Katharina.
Appears, Act I. sc. 2.

Act II. sc. 1. Act ITI. sc. 2.
Act IV. sc. 1; 8c. 3 ; sc. 5. Act V. sc. 1; sc. 2.

GREMIO, a suitor to Bianca.
Appears, Act I. sc. 1; sc. 2. Act II. sc. 1. Act III. sc. 2.

Act V. sc. 1; sc. 2.

HORTENSIO, a suitor to Bianca. Appears, Act I. sc. 1; sc. 2. Act II. sc. 1. Act III. sc. 1; sc. 2.

Act IV. sc. 2; sc. 3; sc. 5. Act V. sc. 2.

TRANIO, servant to Lucentio. Appears, Act I. sc. 1; sc. 2. Act II. sc. 1. Act III. sc. 2.

Act IV. sc. 2; sc. 4. Act V. sc. l; sc. 2.

BIONDELLO, servant to Lucentio. Appears, Act I. sc. l; sc. 2. Act II. sc. 1. Act JII. sc. 2. Act IV. sc. 2; sc. 4. Act V. sc. 1; sc. 2.

Grumio, servant to Petrucio. appears, Act I. sc. 2. Act III. sc. 2. Act IV. sc. 1; sc. 3

Act V. sc. 2.
CURTIS, servant to Petrucio.

Appears, Act IV. sc. l.

Pedant, an old fellow set up to personate Vincentio.
Appears, Act IV. sc. 2; sc. 4. Act V. sc. 1; 8c. 2.

Katharina, the shrew, daughter to Baptista.
Appears, Act I. sc. 1. Act II. sc. 1. Act III. sc. 2.

Act IV. sc. 1; sc. 3; sc. 5. Act V. sc. 1; sc. 2.

BIANCA, sister to Katharina, and daughter to Baptista.
Appears, Act I. sc. 1. Act II. sc. 1. Act III. sc. 1; sc. 2.
Act IV. sc. 2. Act V. sc. 1; sc. 2.

Widow.

Appears, Act V. sc. 2. Tailor, Haberdasher, and Servants attending on Baptista and Petrucio.

SCENE,- -SOMETIMES IN PADUA; AND SOMETIMES IN PETRUCIO's

HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY.

There is no List of Characters in the original edition.

* THE TAMING OF THE SHREW' was first printed in the folio collection of Shakspere's Plays in 1623. In 1594 • A plesant conceited Historie called the Taming of a Shrew' was printed. This play, it is thought, preceded Shakspere's 'Taming of the Shrew.'

TAMING OF THE SHREW.

INDUCTION.

PERSONS REPRESENTED.

A LORD.
CHRISTOPHER SLY, a drunken Tinker.
Hostess, Page, Players, Huntsmen, and other Servants.

SCENE I.-Before an Alehouse on a Heath.

Enter HOSTESS and SLY.
Sly. I'll pheese you, in faith.
HOST. A pair of stocks, you rogue!

Sly. Y' are a baggage; the Slys are no rogues: Look in the chronicles, we came in with Richard Conqueror. Therefore, paucas pallabris; let the world slide: Sessa!

Host. You will not pay for the glasses you have burst!

Sly. No, not a denier: Go by: S. Jeronimy!—Go to thy wild bed, and warm thee. Host. I know my remedy, I must go fetch the thirdborough.

[Exit. Sly. Third, or fourth, or fifth borough, I 'll answer him by law: I 'll not budge an inch, boy; let him come, and kindly.

[Lies down on the ground, and falls asleep. Wind horns. Enter a LORD from hunting, with his Train.

LORD. Huntsman, I charge thee, tender well my hounds: Brach Merriman,—the poor cur is emboss'd;

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