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  • Title: An Humorous Day's Mirth (Quarto 1, 1599)
  • Editor: Eleanor Lowe
  • Coordinating editor: Brett Greatley-Hirsch
  • General textual editor: Helen Ostovich
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-513-1

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    Author: George Chapman
    Editor: Eleanor Lowe
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    An Humorous Day's Mirth (Quarto 1, 1599)

    dayes mirth.
    Mor. Why loe you bird, how much you are deceiued.
    1995Co. Why wherefore were you afraid to be seene?
    Mor. Who I afraid? alas I bore a torch to grace this
    honorable presence, for nothing els sweete bird.
    King. Thanks good Moren, see lady with what wrong
    you haue pursued your most inamored lord: but come now
    2000al are friends, now is this day spent with an hurtfull motiues
    of delight, and ouer ioyes more my senses at the night: and
    now for Dowsecer, if all will follow my deuise, his beauteous
    loue and he shal married be, and here I solemnly inuite you
    all home to my court, where with feastes wee will crowne
    2005this myrthfull day, and vow it to renowne.


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