“He always has the air of weighing something, and when he is put into the cupboard of the young ladies' school he seems as heavy as Falstaff in the buck-basket at Windsor.”
“Finally he removed the _furoshiki_ to their outer room, mumbling some excuse as to the foulness of a buck-basket.”
“Mead, where Falstaff overflowed the buck-basket, belongs to the boys.”
“By the Lord, a buck-basket! rammed me in with foul shirts and smocks, socks, foul stockings, greasy napkins; that, Master Brook, there was the rankest compound of villanous smell that ever offended nostril.”
“As good luck would have it, comes in one Mistress Page; gives intelligence of Fords approach; and in her invention, and Fords wifes distraction, they conveyed me into a buck-basket.”
“Falstaff's visit to Mistress Ford, as planned by the merry wives, the comical episode of his concealment in the buck-basket, and his dumping into the Thames.”
“In the last act, undaunted by his buck-basket experiences, Falstaff accepts a fresh invitation to meet Mistress Ford in Windsor Park.”
“The second scene of the act is mainly devoted to the ludicrous incident of the buck-basket, which is accompanied by most remarkable instrumentation; but there are one or more captivating episodes; such as Dame Quickly's description of her visit ( "'Twas at the Garter Inn") and Falstaff's charming song ( "Once I was Page to the Duke of Norfolk").”
“After being cheated through the adventures of the buck-basket, where he was “stopped in with stinking clothes that fretted in their own grease,” he appears indeed to have some smell of the gross trickery played upon him; and vows to himself that, if he be served such another trick, he will have his brains taken out, and buttered, and given to a dog for a new-year's gift.”
“First we find it in the Kathá (S. S.) where Upakoshá, the merry wife of Vararuchi, disrobes her suitors, a family priest, a commander of the guard and the prince's tutor, under plea of the bath and stows them away in baskets which suggest Falstaff's "buck-basket.”
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