Shakespeare & Greyhounds
ADRIANO DE ARMADO
Sweet Lord Longaville, rein thy tongue.
I must rather give it the rein, for it runs against Hector.
Ay, and Hector's a greyhound.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Act 5, Scene 2
To have no man come over me! why, shall I always keep below stairs?
Thy wit is as quick as the greyhound's mouth; it catches.
And yours as blunt as the fencer's foils, which hit, but hurt not.
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Induction, Scene 2
...Thy hounds shall make the welkinanswer them And fetch shrill echoes from the hollow earth.
Say thou wilt course; thy greyhounds are as swift As breathed stags, ay, fleeter than the roe.
O, sir, Lucentio slipp'd me like his Greyhound,
A good swift simile, but something currish.
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Act 1, Scene 1
I am glad to see you, good Master Slender.
How does your fallow
greyhound, sir? I heard say he
It could not be judged, sir.
You'll not confess, you'll not confess.
That he will not. 'Tis your fault, 'tis your fault;
A cur, sir.
Sir, he's a good dog, and a fair dog: can there be
1 KING HENRY IV Act 1, Scene 3
You say true:
2 KING HENRY IV Act 2, Scene 4
He's no swaggerer,
hostess; a tame cheater, i'
3 KING HENRY VI Act 2, Scene 5
Mount you, my lord;
towards Berwick post amain:
KING HENRY V Act 3, Scene 1
KING HENRY V
... And you, good
We are men, my liege.
Ay, in the catalogue
ye go for men;
CORIOLANUS Act 1, Scene 6
As with a man busied about decrees:
TIMON OF ATHENS Act 1, Scene 2
Please you, my lord,
I'll hunt with him;
and let them be received,