Speeches (Lines) for Second Carrier
in "Henry IV, Part I"

Total: 6

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1

II,1,651

(stage directions). [Enter another Carrier]

Second Carrier. Peas and beans are as dank here as a dog, and that
is the next way to give poor jades the bots: this
house is turned upside down since Robin Ostler died.


2

II,1,656

First Carrier. Poor fellow, never joyed since the price of oats
rose; it was the death of him.

Second Carrier. I think this be the most villanous house in all
London road for fleas: I am stung like a tench.


3

II,1,661

First Carrier. Like a tench! by the mass, there is ne'er a king
christen could be better bit than I have been since
the first cock.

Second Carrier. Why, they will allow us ne'er a jordan, and then we
leak in your chimney; and your chamber-lie breeds
fleas like a loach.


4

II,1,665

First Carrier. What, ostler! come away and be hanged!

Second Carrier. I have a gammon of bacon and two razors of ginger,
to be delivered as far as Charing-cross.


5

II,1,680

Gadshill. I pray thee, lend me thine.

Second Carrier. Ay, when? can'st tell? Lend me thy lantern, quoth
he? marry, I'll see thee hanged first.


6

II,1,683

Gadshill. Sirrah carrier, what time do you mean to come to London?

Second Carrier. Time enough to go to bed with a candle, I warrant
thee. Come, neighbour Mugs, we'll call up the
gentleman: they will along with company, for they
have great charge.


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