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Excerpt from The Taming of a Shrew: The First Quarto, 1594 As Grant White says, the Old Play-wright's work underlies the whole play, and crops tip frequently all through; the Adapter's is seen in these structural changes - I, the removal of the scene of the action from Athens to Padua 2, the addition of the disguismg intrigues of Bianca's lovers 3, the substitution of one Sister of Kate's for two, and of the Pedant for Vincentio and in the re-cast of these Acts and Scenes Act I., Act II. So. I, lines I 327 - 413; Act III. Sc. 1. 126-150, 242-254; Act IV. Sc. Iv. (iii. V. Dyce), Act V. Sc. I.; ii. 1. 181-189. Shakspere rewrote the In duction, and the parts of Katharine and Petruchio, and almost all Grumio, With the other characters on the stage at the same time as they were, namely, Induction; Act II sc I. 115-326; III. Ii. 151 - 241 IV. 1. (and ii. Dyce), IV. V. (w. Vi. Dyce) About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.