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William Shakespeare (1564–1616). The Oxford Shakespeare. 1914.

Act IV. Scene V.

Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Mitylene.A Street before the Brothel.

Enter, from the brothel, two Gentlemen.

First Gent.Did you ever hear the like?

Sec. Gent.No, nor never shall do in such a place as this, she being once gone.

First Gent.But to have divinity preached there! did you ever dream of such a thing?

Sec. Gent.No, no. Come, I am for no more bawdy-houses. Shall’s go hear the vestals sing?

First Gent.I’ll do any thing now that is virtuous; but I am out of the road of rutting for ever.[Exeunt.