The Two Gentlemen of Verona


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Act I
Act II
Act III
Act IV
Act V
Enter the Outlaws with Silvia captive


FIRST OUTLAW

Come, come,

Be patient; we must bring you to our captain.


SILVIA

A thousand more mischances than this one
learn (v.) 1 teach, instruct [not a regional dialect usage as in modern English]
mischance (n.) misfortune, calamity, mishap

Have learned me how to brook this patiently.
brook (v.) 1 endure, tolerate, put up with


SECOND OUTLAW

Come, bring her away.


FIRST OUTLAW

Where is the gentleman that was with her?


THIRD OUTLAW

Being nimble-footed, he hath outrun us,

But Moyses and Valerius follow him.

Go thou with her to the west end of the wood;

There is our captain; we'll follow him that's fled.

The thicket is beset; he cannot 'scape.
beset (v.) set upon, assail, besiege
scape, 'scape (v.) escape, avoid See Topics: Frequency count
thicket (n.) densely wooded area


FIRST OUTLAW

Come, I must bring you to our captain's cave;

Fear not; he bears an honourable mind,
mind (n.) 3 character, disposition, spirit

And will not use a woman lawlessly.


SILVIA

O Valentine, this I endure for thee!

Exeunt

 
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