Two Gentlemen of Verona (Paperback)
Book Excerpt: ...s the sheep, and not the sheep the shepherd; but I seek my master, and my master seeks not me; therefore, I am no sheep.PROTEUS. The sheep for fodder follow the shepherd; the shepherd for food follows not the sheep: thou for wages followest thy master; thy master for wages follows not thee. Therefore, thou art a sheep.SPEED. Such another proof will make me cry 'baa.'PROTEUS. But, dost thou hear? gavest thou my letter to Julia?SPEED. Ay, sir; I, a lost mutton, gave your letter to her, a laced mutton; and she, a laced mutton, gave me, a lost mutton, nothing for my labour.PROTEUS. Here's too small a pasture for such store of muttons.SPEED. If the ground be overcharged, you were best stick her.PROTEUS. Nay, in that you are astray: 'twere best pound you.SPEED. Nay, sir, less than a pound shall serve me for carrying your letter.PROTEUS. You mistake; I mean the pound, --a pinfold.SPEED. From a pound to a pin? fold it over and over, 'Tis t..