Shakespeare Jest-Books

W. Carew Hazlitt


Shakespeare Jest-Books - W. Carew Hazlitt

Excerpt from Shakespeare Jest-Books: Reprints of the Early and Very Rare Jest-Books Supposed to Have Been Used by Shakespeare

Of him that said there were but two commandementes; Of the wyfe who lay with her prentys and caused him to beate her husbande disguised in her rayment; Of John Adroyns in the dyuyls apparell; Of the Ryche man and his two sonnes; Of the Cockolde who gained a Ring by his iudgment; Of the scoler that gave his shoes to cloute; Of him that said that a womans tongue was lightest of digestion; Of the Woman that followed her fourth husbands bere and wept; Of the Woman that sayd her woer came to late; Of the Mylner with the golden thombe; Of the horseman of Irelande that prayde Oconer for to hange up the frere; Of the preest that sayd nother Corpus mens nor Corpum meum

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