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Sir ARTHUR CLARINGTON.
suitors to CARTER's daughters.
maids. Dog, a familiar. A Spirit.
2 W. Mayo and W. Hamluc, or Hamlec, were probably the names of two inferior actors.
Mother SAWYER, the WITCH.
} Carter's daughters.
Scene. The town and neighbourhood of Edmonton.
In the end of the last Act, London.
The whole Argument is this distich :
Forced marriage, murder ; murder blood requires ;
THE WITCH OF EDMONTON.
ACT I. SCENE I.
The Neighbourhood of Edmonton.- A Room in the
House of Sir ARTHUR CLARINGTON.
Enter FRANK THORNEY and WINNIFREDE.
Frank. Come, wench ; why, here's a business
soon dispatch’d. Thy heart I know is now at ease: thou need'st
Win. You have [here] discharg'd
Frank. Had I fail'd
Of our forbearing either's company,
Win. And that will be as difficult
are married, as it will be now, Should you confess it to him.
Frank. Fathers are
Win. You who had
distrust. And whither Must I be hurried ?
Frank. Prithee do not use A word so much unsuitable to the constant Affections of thy husband : thou shalt live Near Waltham-Abbey, with thy uncle Selman; I have acquainted him with all at large :