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It'd be awesome if someone knew the answer to this.

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Who asks people to work out with them? Is this romantic? Bromantic? –  onomatomaniak Oct 25 '11 at 10:07
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The best I can do is an invitation to go swimming: 'Once more unto the beach, dear friends, once more.' –  Barrie England Oct 25 '11 at 10:10
    
@BarrieEngland Nice one. And a general encouragement: On, lusty gentlemen. –  onomatomaniak Oct 25 '11 at 10:15
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@BarrieEngland That's perfect! What play is this from? I'd like to read the context from which these highly prized words spring, sprang or sprung. –  lowerkey Oct 25 '11 at 10:18
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Hey, it says breach, not beach. –  lowerkey Oct 25 '11 at 10:32
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From Romeo and Juliet:

FRIAR LAURENCE: Come, come with me, and we will make short work;

From Othello:

DUKE OF VENICE: Valiant Othello, we must straight employ you
Against the general enemy Ottoman.

From The Two Gentlemen of Verona:

PROTEUS: Sebastian is thy name? I like thee well
And will employ thee in some service presently.

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So following on from the Book of Shakespearean insults - is there a book of Shakespearean chat-up lines waiting to be written? –  mgb Oct 25 '11 at 17:01
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