"He is an idle vagabond!" the mayor of the good town of Southampton said, in high wrath--"a ne'er do well,
and an insolent puppy; and as to you, Mistress Alice, if I catch you exchanging words with him again, ay, or
nodding to him, or looking as if in any way you were conscious of his presence, I will put you on bread and
water, and will send you away for six months to the care of my sister Deborah, who will, I warrant me, bring
you to your senses."
The Mayor of Southampton must have been very angry indeed when he spoke in this...