This old character is an adviser and confidant to his brother. At the end of the play, he counsels patience to his brother and a moderating of his grief.
This character does not have a speaking part. He provides music and perhaps helps in other ways in the busy household.
These characters do not have speaking parts, but they are mentioned at the wedding in Act IV and then again at the weddings at the end of the play.
This character sings a Shakespearean lyric that advises women that men are "deceivers" (II.iii.63) and that women should not sigh over them but let them go.
This character is mainly noted for her firm opposition to marriage and for her verbal dueling. She is also one of the few to stand by her shamed cousin, who knows her to be innocent.
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