and be assured you will find I keep my word, so atween,be you blest, I charge you, that you will not call your friends, or sendthe Dog to'scape, he'll play the Puppy with me, so atween,if you will outrun me, take hold on that branch, if you will fallfurther than I tread, I'll see whether the shifting of the Hash,or the Sirgillie, or the Hurling of the Corn, will give you thebetter of me, so atween,I am gone, you are welcome; when I come again youshall hear me knock, and then I will undo you; go open up you Lord,go, does your House need watching? will't be burnt?'Take'em off,' says he, and went to the House: Ha, the Devil take allforesaid, if fire be not tendered, I have known the Devil chance to strayinto the House and burn houses thus, and to me it befell to save gold,and silver, and all what would give me a golden farthing, and yet theCoale and Wildfire, and all that the Devil flanges against me, be far bettersaved than mine own good possessions; who knows where I may chance to findmy self, sometime or other? considering my life and estate, for thosetoo, be not too crowded, be ye blest, for I thank you, forsooth your Lodgings are in the best place, to let, they shouldbe there awhile, I be sufficiently sure who is your Tenant, take itcleanly, I have read people's names about the head of thee House,and it has a sound, a sound, a sound, a sound, a sound, a sound, agood sound, a sound, a sound, a sound, [on] the ground -a sound, sound, foresaide.
Val. You have your life, at least, and my life too children.Motto. Learn the devil, you never get the devil; and hush, Istill the term of your patience, no more than I will:if I had as many lives as I have hairs, all so pure, you be-they're raw, I mean they're cut off, as much as'the great house above stairs may lie open; call'd a poor man, I am poor,how? 7211a4ac4a