mark (v.) Old form(s): mark'd, Marke, markes , markt
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
1H4 I.ii.85[Falstaff to Prince Hal] An old lord of the Council rated me the other day in the street about you, sir, but I marked him not
1H4 II.iv.206[Prince Hal to Falstaff, responding to ‘Dost thou hear me, Hal?’] Ay, and mark thee too, Jack
1H4 II.iv.247[Poins to Falstaff, taking up Hal's ‘hear me speak but this’] Mark, Jack!
1H4 III.i.104[Mortimer to all, of a river] mark how he bears his course
1H4 III.i.133[Hotspur to all] in the way of bargain, mark ye me, / I'll cavil on the ninth part of a hair
1H4 III.i.153[Hotspur to Mortimer, of listening to Glendower] I cried ‘Hum’, and ‘Well, go to!’ / But marked him not a word
1H6 II.v.79[Mortimer to Richard, of those previously involved in the succession] But mark: as in this haughty great attempt / They laboured to plant the rightful heir, / I lost my liberty
1H6 III.i.155[Gloucester to King] if your grace mark every circumstance, / You have great reason to do Richard right
1H6 III.iii.68[Pucelle to Burgundy] Call we to mind, and mark but this for proof: / Was not the Duke of Orleans thy foe?
2H4 I.ii.123[Falstaff to Lord Chief Justice] it is the disease of not listening, the malady of not marking, that I am troubled withal
2H4 V.v.7[Falstaff to Shallow, of King Henry V] do but mark the countenance that he will give me
3H6 III.iii.169[Prince to Oxford] mark how Lewis stamps as he were nettled
AC II.v.32[Cleopatra to Messenger] But, sirrah, mark, we use / To say the dead are well
AYL II.i.41[First Lord to Duke Senior, of a wounded deer] Much marked of the melancholy Jaques
AYL III.iv.51.1[Corin to Rosalind as Ganymede, of a meeting between Silvius and Phebe] Go hence a little and I shall conduct you, / If you will mark it
AYL III.v.124[Phebe to Silvius, of Rosalind as Ganymede] There be some women, ... had they marked him / In parcels, as I did
AYL IV.iii.104[Oliver to Rosalind as Ganymede and Celia as Aliena] mark what object did present itself!
AYL IV.iii.40[Rosalind as Ganymede to Silvius, of Phebe] mark how the tyrant writes
CE IV.iv.49[Courtesan to Pinch, of Antipholus of Ephesus] Mark how he trembles in his ecstasy
Cor I.i.139[Menenius to Citizens] You, my good friends, this says the belly, mark me
Cor I.i.253.1[Brutus to Sicinius, of Martius] Marked you his lip and eyes?
Cor I.iv.45[Martius to Soldiers, of entering the city] Mark me, and do the like
Cor II.ii.144.2[Brutus to Sicinius, of what Coriolanus has said] Mark you that?
Cor II.iii.39[Menenius to all, of Coriolanus] Mark his behaviour
Cor III.i.89[Coriolanus to all, of what Sicinius has just said] Mark you / His absolute ‘shall’?
Cor III.iii.74.2[Sicinius to Plebeians, of what Coriolanus has said] Mark you this, people?
Cor V.iii.92[Coriolanus to the Volscians] Aufidius, and you Volsces, mark
Cor V.iv.26[Menenius to all, of Coriolanus] Mark what mercy his mother shall bring from him
Cym I.i.58[First Gentleman to Second Gentleman] if this be worth your hearing, / Mark it
E3 II.i.432[Warwick to Countess] mark how I unsay my words again
H5 IV.iii.104[King Henry to Montjoy] Mark then abounding valour in our English
H5 IV.iv.8[Pistol to French Soldier] Perpend my words, O Signieur Dew, and mark
H5 IV.vii.3[Fluellen to Gower, of killing the boys] 'tis as arrant a piece of knavery, mark you now, as can be offert
H5 IV.vii.30[Fluellen to Gower] If you mark Alexander's life well
H8 II.iv.169[King Henry to all] Then mark th'inducement
H8 III.ii.439[Cardinal to Cromwell] Mark but my fall
H8 IV.ii.98[Patience to Griffith, of Katherine] Mark her eyes
Ham I.i.43[Barnardo to Horatio, of the Ghost] Looks 'a not like the King? Mark it
Ham I.v.2.1[Ghost to Hamlet] Mark me
Ham II.i.15[Polonius to Reynaldo, of what he has been saying] do you mark this
Ham II.i.41[Polonius to Reynaldo, of criticism of Laertes] As 'twere a thing a little soiled i'th' working, / Mark you
Ham II.ii.107[Polonius to Claudius, of Ophelia and her letter] Who in her duty and obedience, mark, / Hath given me this
Ham II.ii.164[Polonius to Claudius, of Hamlet meeting Ophelia] Mark the encounter
Ham II.ii.386[Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, of Polonius] I will prophesy he comes to tell me of the players. Mark it
Ham III.ii.120[Polonius to Claudius, of what Hamlet has said] O ho! Do you mark that?
Ham III.ii.156[Ophelia to Hamlet] I'll mark the play
Ham III.ii.214[First Player as King to his Queen] The great man down, you mark his favourite flies
Ham IV.v.28[Ophelia to Gertrude] Say you? Nay, pray you, mark
Ham V.i.17[First Clown to Second Clown] If the man go to this water and drown himself, it is, will he nill he, he goes, mark you that
Ham V.i.218[Hamlet to Horatio, of watching Ophelia's funeral] Couch we awhile, and mark
Ham V.i.220[Hamlet to Laertes] That is Laertes, a very noble youth. Mark
JC I.ii.120[Cassius to Brutus, of Caesar] I did mark / How he did shake
JC I.ii.126[Cassius to Brutus, of Caesar] that tongue of his, that bade the Romans / Mark him and write his speeches in their books
JC I.ii.234[Casca to Brutus and Cassius, of how Caesar was offered the crown] it was mere foolery; I did not mark it
JC II.iii.3[Artemidorus reading his letter to Caesar] mark well Metellus Cimber
JC III.i.18[Brutus to Cassius, of Popilius] Look how he makes to Caesar: mark him
JC III.ii.113[Fourth Plebeian to others, of Antony] Marked ye his words?
JC III.ii.118[Fourth Plebeian to others, of Antony] Now mark him; he begins again to speak
JC III.ii.179[Antony to all, of Brutus' stab-wound] Mark how the blood of Caesar followed it
KJ II.i.475[Queen Eleanor to King John, of the French] Mark, how they whisper
KJ III.iv.130[Cardinal Pandulph to Lewis the Dauphin] therefore mark: / John hath seized Arthur
KJ IV.iii.85[Hubert to Salisbury] I would not have you, lord, forget yourself ... / Lest I, by marking of your rage, forget / Your worth
KL I.iv.116[Fool to Lear, of his rhyme] Mark it, nuncle
KL I.iv.307[Gonerill to Albany, of what Lear has said] Do you mark that?
KL II.iv.148[Lear to Regan, of his kneeling] Do you but mark how this becomes the house
KL III.vi.109[disguised Edgar alone] Mark the high noises
KL IV.vi.139[Lear to Gloucester] Read thou this challenge; mark but the penning of it
KL IV.vi.181[Lear to Gloucester] I will preach to thee--Mark!
KL V.iii.37[Edmund to Captain, of carrying out his orders] Mark, I say ‘instantly’
LLL IV.i.132[Boyet to Maria] A mark! O, mark but that mark! [second instance]
LLL IV.iii.136[King to Longaville and Dumaine] I have been closely shrouded in this bush / And marked you both
LLL IV.iii.98[Berowne to Dumaine] Once more I'll mark how love can vary wit
LLL V.ii.173[Mote to all, of the audience] They do not mark me, and that brings me out
LLL V.ii.817[Katharine to Dumaine] I'll mark no words that smooth-faced wooers say
Luc.510[of Tarquin] Harmless Lucretia, marking what he tells
MA I.i.109[Beatrice to Benedick] I wonder that you will still be talking, Signor Benedick; nobody marks you
MA I.i.196[Benedick to Don Pedro, of Claudio] mark you this, on my allegiance--he is in love
MA II.i.133[masked Bbeatrice to masked Benedick, of Benedick] he'll but break a comparison or two on me, which, peradventure not marked or not laughed at, strikes him into melancholy
MA IV.i.156[Friar to all, of Hero] I have marked / A thousand blushing apparitions / To start into her face
Mac I.ii.28[Captain to Duncan] Mark, King of Scotland, mark!
Mac IV.iii.169[Ross to Macduff, of Scotland] Where sighs and groans and shrieks that rent the air / Are made, not marked
Mac V.i.40[Doctor to Gentlewoman, of what Lady Macbeth has said] Do you mark that?
MM II.i.142[Pompey to Escalus, of Froth] Doth your honour mark his face?
MM II.iv.81[Angelo to Isabella] But mark me; / To be received plain, I'll speak more gross
MM III.i.219[disguised Duke to Isabella, of the events affecting Mariana] mark how heavily this befell to the poor gentlewoman
MM IV.iii.124[disguised Duke to Isabella] Mark what I say
MND II.i.127[Titania to Oberon, of the mother of her Indian boy] [she] sat with me on Neptune's yellow sands / Marking th'embarked traders on the flood
MND II.i.165[Oberon to Puck] Yet marked I where the bolt of Cupid fell
MND III.i.125[Bottom singing, of various birds] Whose note full many a man doth mark
MND IV.i.109[Theseus to Hippolyta] We will ... up to the mountain's top, / And mark the musical confusion / Of hounds and echo in conjunction
MND IV.i.92[Puck to Oberon] Fairy king, attend, and mark
MND V.i.269[Bottom as Pyramus to himself] But mark, poor Knight, / What dreadful dole is here?
MV I.iii.74[Shylock to Antonio] Mark what Jacob did
MV I.iii.94.2[Antonio to Bassanio, of Shylock] Mark you this, Bassanio, / The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose
MV II.ii.44[Launcelot to himself, of talking to Gobbo] Mark me now, now will I raise the waters
MV IV.i.310[Gratiano to Shylock, of Portia as Balthasar] Mark, Jew. O learned judge!
MV V.i.243.2[Portia to all, of what Bassanio has said] Mark you but that!
MV V.i.88[Lorenzo to Jessica] Mark the music
MW III.v.98[Falstaff to Ford as Brook, of what happened] mark the sequel,
MW IV.i.39[Evans to William] Pray you mark
Oth I.i.44[Iago to Roderigo] You shall mark / Many a duteous and knee-crooking knave
Oth II.i.216[Iago to Roderigo, of Desdemona] Mark me with what violence she first loved the Moor
Oth II.i.247[Iago to Roderigo, of Desdemona and Cassio] Didst thou not see her paddle with the palm of his hand? Didst not mark that?
Oth IV.i.283[Iago to Lodovico, of Othello] Do but go after, / And mark how he continues
Oth IV.i.82[Iago to Othello, of Cassio] Do but encave yourself, / And mark the fleers, the gibes, and notable scorns / That dwell in every region of his face
Per IV.ii.111[Bawd to Marina] Mark me
Per V.i.79.1[Lysimachus to Marina, of Pericles] Marked he your music?
PP.14.17[] While Philomela sits and sings, I sit and mark, / And wish her lays were tuned like the lark
R2 I.i.36[Bolingbroke to Mowbray] mark my greeting well
R2 III.iii.61[Bolingbroke to all] March on, and mark King Richard, how he looks
R2 IV.i.202[Richard to all] Now mark me how I will undo myself
R2 IV.i.289[Richard to Bolingbroke] Mark ... the moral of this sport
R2 V.iv.1[Exton to man, of King Henry] Didst thou not mark the King, what words he spake?
R3 I.iii.348[Richard to Murderers] Clarence is well-spoken, and perhaps / May move your hearts to pity if you mark him
R3 II.i.136[Richard to Buckingham] Marked you not / How that the guilty kindred of the Queen / Looked pale
R3 III.vi.4[Scrivener aloneg, of what he has written] mark how well the sequel hangs together
RJ II.iv.173[Romeo to Nurse] Thou dost not mark me
RJ III.iv.17[Capulet to Lady Capulet, of Jujliet] bid her - mark you me?- on Wednesday next
Sonn.112.12[] Mark how with my neglect I do dispense
Sonn.8.9[of instruments] Mark how one string, sweet husband to another, / Strikes each in each by mutual ordering
TC I.ii.184[Pandarus to Cressida, of the soldiers] mark Troilus above the rest.
TC I.ii.231[Pandarus to Cressida] Mark him, note him. O brave Troilus!
TC V.vii.2[Achilles to Myrmidons] Mark what I say
Tem I.ii.117[Prospero to Miranda, of his brother] Mark his condition and th'event
Tem I.ii.67[Prospero to Miranda] I pray thee mark me
Tem II.i.174.2[Gonzalo to Alonso] do you mark me, sir?
Tem V.i.267[Prospero to the lords, of Stephano, Trinculo, and Caliban] Mark but the badges of these men
TG II.iii.28[Launce alone, of his sister] Mark the moan she makes
TG IV.iv.34[Launce alone, to his dog] Did not I bid thee still mark me and do as I do?
Tim III.iv.23[Lucius's Servant to all] Mark how strange it shows / Timon in this should pay more than he owes
Tit II.iii.20[Tamora to Aaron, of the hounds] Let us sit down and mark their yellowing noise
Tit III.i.143[Titus to Marcus, of Lavinia] Mark, Marcus, mark! I understand her signs
Tit III.i.34[Titus to Lucius, of the tribunes hearing him] If they did hear, / They would not mark me; if they did mark, / They would not pity me
Tit III.i.95[Titus to Marcus] I stand as one upon a rock / Environed with a wilderness of sea, / Who marks the waxing tide grow wave by wave
TN II.iv.43[Orsino to Viola as Cesario, of a song] Mark it
TN II.v.190[Maria to Sir Toby and Sir Andrew, of Malvolio] mark his first approach before my lady
TNK II.ii.72.1[First Countryman to other Countrymen, of Arcite] This fellow has a vengeance trick o'th' hip; / Mark how his body's made for't
TNK II.iv.23[Pirithous to Hippolyta, of disguised Arcite] Mark how his virtue, like a hidden sun, / Breaks through his baser garments
TNK III.v.17[Schoolmaster to Countrymen] I fling my cap up - mark there!
TNK III.v.94[Schoolmaster to Countrymen] And mark your cue
TNK IV.iii.26[Gaoler's Daughter to Gaoler, of Palamon] then let him mark me
TS I.i.163[Tranio to Lucentio] you looked so longly on the maid, / Perhaps you marked not what's the pith of all
TS I.i.168[Tranio to Lucentio] Marked you not how her sister / Began to scold
TS I.i.251.1[stage direction, of Sly and Page watching the play] They sit and mark
TS IV.ii.5[Hortensio as Licio to Tranio as Lucentio] Stand by and mark the manner of his teaching
Ven.457[of Venus and Adonis' expression] This ill presage advisedly she marketh
Ven.680[Venus to Adonis] when thou hast on foot the purblind hare, / Mark the poor wretch ... / How he outruns the wind
Ven.835[Venus, of the echoes] She, marking them, begins a wailing note
WT I.ii.408[Camillo to Polixenes] mark my counsel
WT II.i.65[Leontes to all, of Hermione] Look on her, mark her well
WT II.iii.169[Leontes to Antigonus, of the task to be done] Mark and perform it, see'st thou?
WT IV.iv.414.1[Florizel to Shepherd] Mark our contract
WT IV.iv.428[Polixenes to Florizel] Mark thou my words!
WT V.i.232[Leontes to all] follow me, / And mark what way I make
WT V.i.63[Paulina to Leontes, of Hermione] Were I the ghost that walked, I'd bid you mark / Her eye, and tell me for what dull part in't / You chose her
WT V.iii.118[Paulina to Leontes] Mark a little while
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