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Withdraws. ) [ACT ONE : SCENE 2] (Enter MENAECH:\IUS I from his house, wearing a dress of his wife's under his own cloak. ) MENAECH:MUS I : If you were not Stubborn, bad, Stupid, and a Little mad, What your husband hates, you'd see And behave accordingly. Act the way you have today And back you go to dad to stay. If I say I'm going out, You're on hand to ask about Where I'm going, What to do, What's my business, What's for you. I can't get out anywhere But you want me to declare All I've done and all I do.
I'll get a divorc"· MENAECHMUS II : ACT FIVEjs c . 2 THE MENAECHMI MENAECHMUS n : Get a divorce. As far as I care, you can stay single till hell freezes over. WIFE (pointing to the dress) : And a minute ago you denied you stole this from me, and now you dangle it under my \'ery nose. Haven't you any shame? MENAECHMUS n : My God, woman, you certainly have an aw ful nerve. I didn't steal this dress from you. Another woman ga\'e it to me; she wanted me to get it made over for her. WIFE : That settles it!
MENAECHMUS I : I'm not shaking about anything. :_You would sneak away from me and eat dinner! (To WIFE ) Keep after the fellow! MENAECHMUS I : Won't you shut up? SPONGE : No, by George, I will not shut up. (To WIFE ) He's shaking his head at me to shut up. MENAECHMUS I: I am not, or winking either. WIFE : Oh dear, I am an unhappy woman! MENAECHMUS I : Why unhappy? Tell me about it. SPONGE : What a nerve! Why, he won't admit a thing is so when you can see it is. ) I swear I didn't shake my head at him.
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