William Shakespeare (15641616). The Oxford Shakespeare. 1914.
The Merry Wives of Windsor
Act I. Scene II.
Enter SIR HUGH EVANS and SIMPLE.
Eva. Go your ways, and ask of Doctor Caius house, which is the way: and there dwells one Mistress Quickly, which is in the manner of his nurse, or his try nurse, or his cook, or his laundry, his washer, and his wringer.
Sim. Well, sir.
Eva. Nay, it is petter yet. Give her this letter; for it is a oman that altogethers acquaintance with Mistress Anne Page: and the letter is, to desire and require her to solicit your masters desires to Mistress Anne Page. I pray you, be gone: I will make an end of my dinner; theres pippins and seese to come. [Exeunt.