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" Winchcombe) what needs all this ? Came you to my table to make my maide your strumpet? had you no mans house to dishonour but mine? Sir, I would you should well know, that I account the poorest wench in my house too good to bee your whore, were you ten... "
The history of John Winchcomb ... - Page 125
by Thomas Deloney - 1859 - 125 pages
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Praise and Paradox: Merchants and Craftsmen in Elizabethan Popular Literature

Laura Caroline Stevenson - Drama - 2002 - 268 pages
...Newbury, a 'brave Yeoman' to the end of the book. When he tells a knight who has seduced one of his maids 'I account the poorest wench in my house too good to be your whore, were you ten knights', he is not speaking gentleman-to-gentleman; he is informing a social superior that he will not be dishonoured...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - History - 1988 - 316 pages
...make my maid your strumpet? had you no man's house to dishonour but mine? Sir, I would you should well know, that I account the poorest wench in my house...be your whore, were you ten knights: and seeing you took pleasure to make her your wanton, take it no scorn to make her your wife: and use her well too,...
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The Rhetoric of Concealment: Figuring Gender and Class in Renaissance Literature

Rosemary Kegl - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 194 pages
...make my maid your strumpet? had you no mans house to dishonor but mine? Sir, I would you should well know, that I account the poorest wench in my house too good to be your whore, were you ten knights . . . vse her well. . . . [A] hundred pounds for thee: And let him not say thou comst to him a begger"...
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An Anthology of Elizabethan Prose Fiction

Paul Salzman - Fiction - 1998 - 417 pages
...make my maid your strumpet? Had you no man's house to dishonour but mine? Sir, I would you should well know that I account the poorest wench in my house...be your whore, were you ten knights. And seeing you took pleasure in making her your wanton, take it no scorn to make her your wife; and use her well too,...
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