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Musicians, start playing here. Play something short that will put the general in a good mood.
They play. Why masters, have your instruments been in Naples, that they speak i' th' nose thus?
Your instruments all have a nasal twang. Have they been to Naples Naples was considered a likely place to contract syphilis, which eats away at the bridge of the nose. Marry sir, by many a wind instrument that I know.
Anyone full of hot air is a problem. The general likes your music a lot, but he asks you to stop playing now.
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