He omitted a good deal of bawdry, especially in Act II, scene ii.
Thus, Brooks lumps 1601 with Mark Twain's "bawdry," and interprets it simply as another indication of frustration.
He was primed with the letter-accounts; he made her dot her amorous I's and cross her bawdry T's.
It is also noteworthy that, for the period, the bawdry is "cut" to the lowest limit.
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