By Thomas Middleton
Witgood advises his prior mistress to simply accept Hoard's idea and so repair herself for all times. She permits herself to be lively away via Hoard, with Lucre in scorching pursuit. The "widow" concurs with Lucre to withstand Hoard if Lucre restores Witgood's estates, and Lucre reluctantly has the same opinion. yet Witgood's collectors, indignant over his obvious lack of a wealthy fit, have him arrested; Witgood, despite the fact that, claiming a pre-contract with the "widow," cons Hoard into paying his money owed. Witgood marries Joyce in mystery; on the ceremonial dinner celebrating Hoard's marriage, it truly is printed that Hoard's new wealthy spouse is Witgood's negative ex-mistress. however the courtesan kneels to her new husband and supplies to be an outstanding spouse, and Witgood joins her in repentance and rejection of his former sensual and spendthrift ways.
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