Merry Wives of Windsor – Act V, Scene V

Act V, Scene V

Painted by Robt Smirke R. A.
Engraved by Isc Taylor Jnr

‘Windsor Park. Falstaff disguised with a buck’s head on &c.’

Pist. A trial come.

Evans. Come, will this wood take fire? [They burn him with their tapers.

Fal. Oh, oh, oh!

Quick. Corrupt, corrupt, and tainted in desire. / About him, fairies, sing a scornful rhyme: / And as you trip, still pinch him to your time.

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