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CONJUNCTIONS. And emphatic after exclamations

And is often found in this emphatic sense after statements implied by ejaculations, such as "faith," "sooth," "alas," &c. Thus

Catesby. Your friends at Pomfret, they do need the priest.
Hastings. Good faith (it is so), and when I met this holy man
Those men you talk of came into my mind.

“Faith, and so we should.

This use is found in A.-S.

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