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Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Published: 1594
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,334 / 59 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.9
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 4,024
mnybks.net#: 6326
Genre: Drama
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s the sheep, and not the sheep the shepherd; but I seek my master, and my master seeks not me; therefore, I am no sheep.

PROTEUS. The sheep for fodder follow the shepherd; the shepherd for food follows not the sheep: thou for wages followest thy master; thy master for wages follows not thee. Therefore, thou art a sheep.

SPEED. Such another proof will make me cry 'baa.'

PROTEUS. But, dost thou hear? gavest thou my letter to Julia?

SPEED. Ay, sir; I, a lost mutton, gave your letter to her, a laced mutton; and she, a laced mutton, gave me, a lost mutton, nothing for my labour.

PROTEUS. Here's too small a pasture for such store of muttons.

SPEED. If the ground be overcharged, you were best stick her.

PROTEUS. Nay, in that you are astray: 'twere best pound you.

SPEED. Nay, sir, less than a pound shall serve me for carrying your letter.

PROTEUS. You mistake; I mean the pound,--a pinfold.

SPEED. From a pound to a pin? fold it over and over, 'Tis t

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