Antony and Cleopatra
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Enter Cleopatra, Charmian, Iras, & Mardian.Enter Cleopatra, Charmian, Iras, and Mardian AC I.v.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Charmian.Charmian! AC I.v.1
Char. CHARMIAN 
Madam.Madam? AC I.v.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
(yawning) AC I.v.3
Ha, ha,Ha, ha! AC I.v.3
giue me to drinke Mandragora.Give me to drink mandragora.mandragora (n.)mandrake plant [seen as a narcotic]AC I.v.4.1
Char. CHARMIAN 
Why Madam?Why, madam? AC I.v.4.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
That I might sleepe out this great gap of time:That I might sleep out this great gap of time AC I.v.5
My Anthony is away.My Antony is away. AC I.v.6.1
Char. CHARMIAN 
You thinke of him too much.You think of him too much. AC I.v.6.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
O 'tis Treason.O, 'tis treason! AC I.v.7.1
Char. CHARMIAN 
Madam, I trust not so.Madam, I trust, not so. AC I.v.7.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Thou, Eunuch Mardian?Thou, eunuch Mardian! AC I.v.8.1
Mar. MARDIAN 
What's your Highnesse pleasure?What's your highness' pleasure? AC I.v.8.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Not now to heare thee sing. I take no pleasureNot now to hear thee sing. I take no pleasure AC I.v.9
In ought an Eunuch ha's: Tis well for thee,In aught an eunuch has. 'Tis well for theeaught (n.)
old form: ought
anything, [with negative word] nothing
AC I.v.10
That being vnseminar'd, thy freer thoughtsThat, being unseminared, thy freer thoughtsunseminared (adj.)
old form: vnseminar'd
emasculated, deprived of virility
AC I.v.11
May not flye forth of Egypt. Hast thou Affections?May not fly forth of Egypt. Hast thou affections?affection (n.)desire, passion, lustful feelingAC I.v.12
Mar. MARDIAN 
Yes gracious Madam.Yes, gracious madam. AC I.v.13
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Indeed?Indeed? AC I.v.14
Mar.MARDIAN 
Not in deed Madam, for I can do nothingNot in deed, madam; for I can do nothing AC I.v.15
But what in deede is honest to be done:But what indeed is honest to be done.honest (adj.)chaste, pure, virtuousAC I.v.16
Yet haue I fierce Affections, and thinkeYet have I fierce affections, and think AC I.v.17
What Venus did with Mars.What Venus did with Mars.Mars (n.)Roman god of warAC I.v.18.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Oh Charmion:O, Charmian, AC I.v.18.2
Where think'st thou he is now? Stands he, or sits he?Where think'st thou he is now? Stands he, or sits he? AC I.v.19
Or does he walke? Or is he on his Horse?Or does he walk? Or is he on his horse? AC I.v.20
Oh happy horse to beare the weight of Anthony!O happy horse, to bear the weight of Antony! AC I.v.21
Do brauely Horse, for wot'st thou whom thou moou'st,Do bravely, horse, for wot'st thou whom thou mov'st?wot (v.)
old form: wot'st
learn, know, be told
AC I.v.22
The demy Atlas of this Earth, the ArmeThe demi-Atlas of this earth, the armdemi-Atlas (n.)
old form: demy Atlas
supporter of half the world
AC I.v.23
arm (n.)
old form: Arme
strong arm [in attack]; or: might, power
And Burganet of men. Hee's speaking now,And burgonet of men. He's speaking now,burgonet (n.)
old form: Burganet
[type of] small light helmet
AC I.v.24
Or murmuring, where's my Serpent of old Nyle,Or murmuring ‘ Where's my serpent of old Nile?’ AC I.v.25
(For so he cals me:) Now I feede my selfeFor so he calls me. Now I feed myself AC I.v.26
With most delicious poyson. Thinke on meWith most delicious poison. Think on me, AC I.v.27
That am with Phobus amorous pinches blacke,That am with Phoebus' amorous pinches black AC I.v.28
And wrinkled deepe in time. Broad-fronted Casar,And wrinkled deep in time. Broad-fronted Caesar,broad-fronted (adj.)
old form: Broad-fronted
with a broad forehead or face
AC I.v.29
When thou was't heere aboue the ground, I wasWhen thou wast here above the ground, I was AC I.v.30
A morsell for a Monarke: and great PompeyA morsel for a monarch; and great Pompey AC I.v.31
Would stand and make his eyes grow in my brow,Would stand and make his eyes grow in my brow;brow (n.)appearance, aspect, countenanceAC I.v.32
There would he anchor his Aspect, and dyeThere would he anchor his aspect, and dieaspect (n.)gaze, lookAC I.v.33
With looking on his life.With looking on his life. AC I.v.34.1
Enter Alexas from Casar.Enter Alexas AC I.v.34
Alex. ALEXAS 
Soueraigne of Egypt, haile.Sovereign of Egypt, hail! AC I.v.34.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
How much vnlike art thou Marke Anthony?How much unlike art thou Mark Antony! AC I.v.35
Yet comming from him, that great Med'cine hathYet, coming from him, that great medicine hath AC I.v.36
With his Tinct gilded thee.With his tinct gilded thee.tinct (n.)[alchemy] tincture, elixirAC I.v.37
gild (v.), past forms gilt, gildedenrich, adorn, beautify
How goes it with my braue Marke Anthonie?How goes it with my brave Mark Antony?brave (adj.)
old form: braue
noble, worthy, excellent
AC I.v.38
Alex. ALEXAS 
Last thing he did (deere Quene)Last thing he did, dear Queen, AC I.v.39
He kist the last of many doubled kissesHe kissed – the last of many doubled kisses –  AC I.v.40
This Orient Pearle. His speech stickes in my heart.This orient pearl. His speech sticks in my heart.orient (adj.)lustrous, brilliant, brightAC I.v.41
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Mine eare must plucke it thence.Mine ear must pluck it thence. AC I.v.42.1
Alex. ALEXAS 
Good Friend, quoth he:‘ Good friend,’ quoth he,quoth (v.)saidAC I.v.42.2
Say the firme Roman to great Egypt sends‘ Say the firm Roman to great Egypt sendsfirm (adj.)
old form: firme
constant, steadfast, resolute
AC I.v.43
This treasure of an Oyster: at whose footeThis treasure of an oyster; at whose foot, AC I.v.44
To mend the petty present, I will peeceTo mend the petty present, I will piecepiece (v.)
old form: peece
add to, join to, augment
AC I.v.45
Her opulent Throne, with Kingdomes. All the East,Her opulent throne with kingdoms. All the East, AC I.v.46
(Say thou) shall call her Mistris. So he nodded,Say thou, shall call her mistress.’ So he nodded, AC I.v.47
And soberly did mount an Arme-gaunt Steede,And soberly did mount an arrogant steed,arm-gaunt (adj.)
old form: Arme-gaunt
[unclear meaning] in fine condition; with gaunt limbs; with armoured trappings
AC I.v.48
Who neigh'd so hye, that what I would haue spoke,Who neighed so high that what I would have spoke AC I.v.49
Was beastly dumbe by him.Was beastly dumbed by him.dumb (v.)
old form: dumbe
make inaudible, reduce to silence
AC I.v.50.1
beastly (adv.)like an animal, in a beastly manner
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
What was he sad, or merry?What was he, sad or merry?sad (adj.)serious, grave, solemnAC I.v.50.2
Alex. ALEXAS 
Like to the time o'th' yeare, between ye extremesLike to the time o'th' year between the extremes AC I.v.51
Of hot and cold, he was nor sad nor merrie.Of hot and cold, he was nor sad nor merry. AC I.v.52
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Oh well diuided disposition: Note him,O well-divided disposition! Note him,well-divided (adj.)
old form: well diuided
well-balanced, evenly shared
AC I.v.53
disposition (n.)composure, state of mind, temperament
Note him good Charmian, 'tis the man; but note him.Note him, good Charmian, 'tis the man; but note him! AC I.v.54
He was not sad, for he would shine on thoseHe was not sad, for he would shine on those AC I.v.55
That make their lookes by his. He was not merrie,That make their looks by his; he was not merry, AC I.v.56
Which seem'd to tell them, his remembrance layWhich seemed to tell them his remembrance layremembrance (n.)memory, bringing to mind, recollectionAC I.v.57
In Egypt with his ioy, but betweene both.In Egypt with his joy; but between both. AC I.v.58
Oh heauenly mingle! Bee'st thou sad, or merrie,O heavenly mingle! Be'st thou sad or merry, AC I.v.59
The violence of either thee becomes,The violence of either thee becomes,become (v.)be fitting, befit, be appropriate toAC I.v.60
So do's it no mans else. Met'st thou my Posts?So does it no man else. Met'st thou my posts?post (n.)express messenger, courierAC I.v.61
Alex. ALEXAS 
I Madam, twenty seuerall Messengers.Ay, madam, twenty several messengers.several (adj.)
old form: seuerall
separate, different, distinct
AC I.v.62
Why do you send so thicke?Why do you send so thick? AC I.v.63.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Who's borne that day,Who's born that day AC I.v.63.2
when I forget to send to Anthonie, When I forget to send to Antony AC I.v.64
shall dye a Begger. Inke and paper Charmian.Shall die a beggar. Ink and paper, Charmian. AC I.v.65
Welcome my good Alexas. Did I Charmian,Welcome, my good Alexas. Did I, Charmian, AC I.v.66
euer loue Casar so?Ever love Caesar so? AC I.v.67.1
Char. CHARMIAN 
Oh that braue Casar!O, that brave Caesar!brave (adj.)
old form: braue
fine, excellent, splendid, impressive
AC I.v.67.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Be choak'd with such another Emphasis,Be choked with such another emphasis!emphasis (n.)vigorous expression, forceful utteranceAC I.v.68
Say the braue Anthony.Say ‘ the brave Antony.’ AC I.v.69.1
Char. CHARMIAN 
The valiant Casar.The valiant Caesar! AC I.v.69.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
By Isis, I will giue thee bloody teeth,By Isis, I will give thee bloody teeth,Isis (n.)[pron: 'iysis] Egyptian goddess of the moon, fertility, and magicAC I.v.70
If thou with Casar Paragon againe:If thou with Caesar paragon againparagon (v.)compare, match, place side by sideAC I.v.71
My man of men.My man of men. AC I.v.72.1
Char. CHARMIAN 
By your most gracious pardon,By your most gracious pardon, AC I.v.72.2
I sing but after you.I sing but after you. AC I.v.73.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
My Sallad dayes,My salad days, AC I.v.73.2
When I was greene in iudgement, cold in blood,When I was green in judgement, cold in blood,green (adj.)
old form: greene
youthful, inexperienced, immature
AC I.v.74
To say, as I saide then. But come, away,To say as I said then. But come, away, AC I.v.75
Get me Inke and Paper,Get me ink and paper. AC I.v.76
he shall haue euery day a seuerall greeting,He shall have every day a several greeting,several (adj.)
old form: seuerall
separate, different, distinct
AC I.v.77
or Ile vnpeople Egypt. Or I'll unpeople Egypt.unpeople (v.)
old form: vnpeople
empty of people, depopulate
AC I.v.78
ExeuntExeunt AC I.v.78
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