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... Neither her peevishness annoy me.
Jill. Nay, Hermogenes, your merit hath long since been 'both known and admired of us.
Her. You shall hear me sing another. Now will I begin.
Gal. We shall do this gentleman's banquet too much wrong, that stays for us, ladies.
Jul. 'Tis true; and well thought on, Cornelius Gallus.
Her. Why, 'tis but a short air, 'twill be done presently, pray stay: strike, music.
Ovid. No, good Hermogenes; we'll end this difference within.
Jul.'Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be entreated, either to begin or end.
Alb. Please you lead the way, gentles.
All. Thanks, good Albius. [Exeunt all but Albius. Alb. O, what a charm of thanks was here put upon me! O Jove, what a setting forth it is to a man to have many courtiers come to his house! Sweetly was it said of a good old housekeeper, I had, rather want meat, than want guests, especially, if they be courtly guests. For, never trust me, if one of their good legs made in a house be not worth all the good... Jonson, Ben
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