An unnamed nobleman, the lord finds Christopher Sly drunkenly passed out and decides to play a trick on him, convincing him that he is actually a wealthy nobleman. He arranges for his servants to play along with the elaborate prank and has a group of traveling players (actors) put on for Sly the play that turns out to be The Taming of the Shrew.
A Lord Quotes in The Taming of the Shrew
The The Taming of the Shrew quotes below are all either spoken by A Lord or refer to A Lord. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Simon & Schuster edition of The Taming of the Shrew published in 2004.).
Induction, Scene 1 Quotes
What think you, if he were conveyed to bed,
Wrapped in sweet clothes, rings put upon his fingers,
A most delicious banquet by his bed,
And brave attendants near him when he wakes,
Would not the beggar then forget himself?
A Lord Character Timeline in The Taming of the Shrew
The timeline below shows where the character A Lord appears in The Taming of the Shrew. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Induction, Scene 1
Induction, Scene 2