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Flourish. Alarum. A Retreat is sounded. Enter at one Flourish. Alarum. A retreat is sounded. Enter, at one Cor I.ix.1.1
Doore Cominius, with the Romanes: At another Doore door, Cominius, with the Romans; at another door,  Cor I.ix.1.2
Martius, with his Arme in a Scarfe.Martius, with his arm in a scarf Cor I.ix.1.3
Com. COMINIUS 
If I should tell thee o're this thy dayes Worke,If I should tell thee o'er this thy day's work,scarf (n.)
old form: Scarfe
sling
Cor I.ix.1
Thou't not beleeue thy deeds: but Ile report it,Thou't not believe thy deeds. But I'll report it Cor I.ix.2
Where Senators shall mingle teares with smiles,Where senators shall mingle tears with smiles; Cor I.ix.3
Where great Patricians shall attend, and shrug,Where great patricians shall attend and shrug,attend (v.)listen [to], pay attention [to]Cor I.ix.4
shrug (v.)[shrug shoulders to] express disbelief
I'th' end admire: where Ladies shall be frighted,I'th' end admire; where ladies shall be frightedadmire (v.)marvel, wonder, be astonished [at]Cor I.ix.5
fright (v.), past form frightedfrighten, scare, terrify
And gladly quak'd, heare more: where the dull Tribunes,And, gladly quaked, hear more; where the dull tribunes,dull (adj.)obtuse, stupidCor I.ix.6
quake (v.)
old form: quak'd
cause to quake, make tremble, agitate
gladly (adv.)willingly, happily, pleasureably
That with the fustie Plebeans, hate thine Honors,That with the fusty plebeians hate thine honours,fusty (adj.)
old form: fustie
musty, mouldy, stale-smelling
Cor I.ix.7
Shall say against their hearts, We thanke the GodsShall say against their hearts ‘ We thank the gods Cor I.ix.8
Our Rome hath such a Souldier.Our Rome hath such a soldier.’ Cor I.ix.9
Yet cam'st thou to a Morsell of this Feast,Yet cam'st thou to a morsel of this feast,of (prep.)in the form ofCor I.ix.10
Hauing fully din'd before.Having fully dined before.power (n.)armed force, troops, host, armyCor I.ix.11.1
Enter Titus with his Power, from the Pursuit.Enter Titus Lartius, with his power, from the pursuit  Cor I.ix.11
Titus Lartius. LARTIUS 
Oh Generall:O general, Cor I.ix.11.2
Here is the Steed, wee the Caparison:Here is the steed, we the caparison.caparison (n.)trappings, adornments, trimmingsCor I.ix.12
Hadst thou beheld---Hadst thou beheld –  Cor I.ix.13.1
Martius. MARTIUS 
Pray now, no more:Pray now, no more. My mother, Cor I.ix.13.2
My Mother, who ha's a Charter to extoll her Bloud,Who has a charter to extol her blood,charter (n.)right, privilege, prerogativeCor I.ix.14
When she do's prayse me, grieues me: / I haue doneWhen she does praise me grieves me. I have done Cor I.ix.15
as you haue done, that's what I can, / Induc'dAs you have done – that's what I can; inducedinduce (v.)
old form: Induc'd
move, persuade, prevail upon
Cor I.ix.16
as you haue beene, that's for my Countrey:As you have been – that's for my country. Cor I.ix.17
He that ha's but effected his good will,He that has but effected his good willwill (n.)intent, purpose, designCor I.ix.18
effect (v.)carry out, accomplish
Hath ouerta'ne mine Act.Hath overta'en mine act.overtake (v.)
old form: ouerta'ne
surpass, outdo, rival
Cor I.ix.19.1
Com. COMINIUS 
You shall not beYou shall not be Cor I.ix.19.2
the Graue of your deseruing, / Rome must knowThe grave of your deserving. Rome must know Cor I.ix.20
the value of her owne: / 'Twere a ConcealementThe value of her own. 'Twere a concealment Cor I.ix.21
worse then a Theft, / No lesse then a Traducement,Worse than a theft, no less than a traducement,traducement (n.)slander, calumny, defamationCor I.ix.22
To hide your doings, and to silence that,To hide your doings and to silence thatdoing (n.)action, performance, activityCor I.ix.23
Which to the spire, and top of prayses vouch'd,Which, to the spire and top of praises vouched, Cor I.ix.24
Would seeme but modest: therefore I beseech you,Would seem but modest. Therefore, I beseech you – modest (adj.)moderate, reasonable, mild, limitedCor I.ix.25
In signe of what you are, not to rewardIn sign of what you are, not to rewardsign (n.)
old form: signe
token, witness, attestation
Cor I.ix.26
What you haue done, before our Armie heare me.What you have done – before our army hear me. Cor I.ix.27
Martius. MARTIUS 
I haue some Wounds vpon me, and they smartI have some wounds upon me, and they smart Cor I.ix.28
To heare themselues remembred.To hear themselves remembered. Cor I.ix.29.1
Com. COMINIUS 
Should they not:Should they not, Cor I.ix.29.2
Well might they fester 'gainst Ingratitude,Well might they fester 'gainst ingratitudeagainst, 'gainst (prep.)exposed toCor I.ix.30
fester (v.)corrupt, putrify, rot
And tent themselues with death: of all the Horses,And tent themselves with death. Of all the horses – tent (v.)treat with a tent [linen for cleansing wounds]; cure, remedyCor I.ix.31
Whereof we haue ta'ne good, and good store of all,Whereof we have ta'en good and good store – of allstore (n.)abundance, plenty, surplus, quantityCor I.ix.32
The Treasure in this field atchieued, and Citie,The treasure in this field achieved and city,achieve (v.)
old form: atchieued
gain, obtain, procure
Cor I.ix.33
field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combat
We render you the Tenth, to be ta'ne forth,We render you the tenth, to be ta'en forth Cor I.ix.34
Before the common distribution, / AtBefore the common distribution at Cor I.ix.35
your onely choyse.Your only choice.only (adj.)
old form: onely
sole, exclusive
Cor I.ix.36.1
Martius. MARTIUS 
I thanke you Generall:I thank you, general, Cor I.ix.36.2
But cannot make my heart consent to takeBut cannot make my heart consent to take Cor I.ix.37
A Bribe, to pay my Sword: I doe refuse it,A bribe to pay my sword. I do refuse it. Cor I.ix.38
And stand vpon my common part with those,And stand upon my common part with those Cor I.ix.39
That haue beheld the doing.That have beheld the doing.doing (n.)action, performance, activityCor I.ix.40
A long flourish. They all cry, Martius, Martius,A long flourish. They all cry ‘ Martius! Martius!’, Cor I.ix.40.1
cast vp their Caps and Launces: Cominius and Lartius cast up their caps and lances. Cominius and Lartius Cor I.ix.40.2
stand bare.stand bare Cor I.ix.40.3
Mar. MARTIUS 
May these same Instruments, which you prophane,May these same instruments which you profaneprofane (v.)
old form: prophane
misuse, abuse, maltreat
Cor I.ix.41
Neuer sound more: when Drums and Trumpets shallNever sound more! When drums and trumpets shall Cor I.ix.42
I'th' field proue flatterers, let Courts and Cities beI'th' field prove flatterers, let courts and cities befield (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combatCor I.ix.43
Made all of false-fac'd soothing: / When Steele growes Made all of false-faced soothing. When steel growsfalse-faced (adj.)
old form: false-fac'd
hypocritical, sanctimonious
Cor I.ix.44
soothing (n.)flattery, adulation, sweet-talk
soft, as the Parasites Silke, / Let him be madeSoft as the parasite's silk, let him be made Cor I.ix.45
an Ouerture for th' Warres: / No more I say,An overture for th' wars. No more, I say.coverture (n.)covering, garmentCor I.ix.46
ovator (n.)one who receives an ovation
overture (n.)
old form: Ouerture
opening, aperture
for that I haue not wash'd / My Nose that bled,For that I have not washed my nose that bled, Cor I.ix.47
or foyl'd some debile Wretch, / Which without note,Or foiled some debile wretch, which without notedebile (adj.)feeble, weak, punyCor I.ix.48
note (n.)attention, notice, regard
foil (v.)
old form: foyl'd
defeat, overcome; throw [in wrestling]
here's many else haue done, / You shoot me forthHere's many else have done, you shout me forthshout forth (v.)acclaim, hail, welcome with shoutsCor I.ix.49
in acclamations hyperbolicall,In acclamations hyperbolical, Cor I.ix.50
As if I lou'd my little should be dietedAs if I loved my little should be dieteddiet (v.)feed, be given food, fattenCor I.ix.51
little (n.)small achievement, slight accomplishments
In prayses, sawc'st with Lyes.In praises sauced with lies.sauce (v.)
old form: sawc'st
spice, season, flavour
Cor I.ix.52.1
Com. COMINIUS 
Too modest are you:Too modest are you, Cor I.ix.52.2
More cruell to your good report, then gratefullMore cruel to your good report than grateful Cor I.ix.53
To vs, that giue you truly: by your patience,To us that give you truly. By your patience,give (v.)
old form: giue
portray, report, represent
Cor I.ix.54
If 'gainst your selfe you be incens'd, wee'le put youIf 'gainst yourself you be incensed, we'll put you –  Cor I.ix.55
(Like one that meanes his proper harme) in Manacles,Like one that means his proper harm – in manacles,mean (v.)
old form: meanes
intend, purpose, mean to act
Cor I.ix.56
proper (adj.)very, own
harm (n.)
old form: harme
injury, hurt, pain
Then reason safely with you: Therefore be it knowne,Then reason safely with you. Therefore be it known, Cor I.ix.57
As to vs, to all the World, That Caius MartiusAs to us, to all the world, that Caius Martius Cor I.ix.58
Weares this Warres Garland: in token of the which,Wears this war's garland; in token of the which, Cor I.ix.59
My Noble Steed, knowne to the Campe, I giue him,My noble steed, known to the camp, I give him, Cor I.ix.60
With all his trim belonging; and from this time,With all his trim belonging; and from this time,belonging (n.)equipment, trappingsCor I.ix.61
trim (n.)trappings, equipment, outfit
trim (adj.)fine, excellent, smart
For what he did before Corioles, call him,For what he did before Corioles, call him, Cor I.ix.62
With all th' applause and Clamor of the Hoast,With all th' applause and clamour of the host, Cor I.ix.63
Marcus Caius Coriolanus.Caius Martius Coriolanus. Cor I.ix.64
Beare th' addition Nobly euer?Bear th' addition nobly ever!addition (n.)title, nameCor I.ix.65
th' (det.)shortened form of ‘the’
Flourish. Trumpets sound, and Drums.Flourish. Trumpets sound, and drums Cor I.ix.66
Omnes. ALL 
Marcus Caius Coriolanus.Caius Martius Coriolanus! Cor I.ix.66
Martius. CORIOLANUS 
I will goe wash:I will go wash; Cor I.ix.67
And when my Face is faire, you shall perceiueAnd when my face is fair you shall perceivefair (adj.)
old form: faire
clean, unsoiled, not dirty
Cor I.ix.68
Whether I blush or no: howbeit, I thanke you,Whether I blush or no. Howbeit, I thank you.howbeit (adv.)nevertheless, howeverCor I.ix.69
I meane to stride your Steed, and at all timesI mean to stride your steed, and at all timesstride (v.)bestride, sit astride, straddleCor I.ix.70
To vnder-crest your good Addition,To undercrest your good additionaddition (n.)attribute, mark of honour, distinction [as if added to a coat of arms]Cor I.ix.71
undercrest (v.)
old form: vnder-crest
bear [as if on a crest], live up to
To th' fairenesse of my power.To th' fairness of my power.fairness (n.)
old form: fairenesse
honesty, uprightness, fair dealing
Cor I.ix.72.1
power (n.)exercise of power, authoritative action
Com. COMINIUS 
So, to our Tent:So, to our tent, Cor I.ix.72.2
Where ere we doe repose vs, we will writeWhere, ere we do repose us, we will write Cor I.ix.73
To Rome of our successe: you Titus LartiusTo Rome of our success. You, Titus Lartius, Cor I.ix.74
Must to Corioles backe, send vs to RomeMust to Corioles back. Send us to Rome Cor I.ix.75
The best, with whom we may articulate,The best, with whom we may articulatearticulate (v.)negotiate, deal, come to termsCor I.ix.76
best (n.)leading citizens
For their owne good, and ours.For their own good and ours. Cor I.ix.77.1
Lartius. LARTIUS 
I shall, my Lord.I shall, my lord. Cor I.ix.77.2
Martius. CORIOLANUS 
The Gods begin to mocke me: / I that nowThe gods begin to mock me. I, that now Cor I.ix.78
refus'd most Princely gifts, / Am bound to beggeRefused most princely gifts, am bound to beg Cor I.ix.79
of my Lord Generall.Of my lord general. Cor I.ix.80.1
Com. COMINIUS 
Tak't, 'tis yours: what is't?Take't, 'tis yours. What is't? Cor I.ix.80.2
Martius. CORIOLANUS 
I sometime lay here in Corioles,I sometime lay here in Coriolessometime (adv.)formerly, at one time, onceCor I.ix.81
lie (v.)live, dwell, reside, lodge
At a poore mans house: he vs'd me kindly,At a poor man's house; he used me kindly.use (v.)
old form: vs'd
treat, deal with, manage
Cor I.ix.82
He cry'd to me: I saw him Prisoner:He cried to me; I saw him prisoner; Cor I.ix.83
But then Auffidius was within my view,But then Aufidius was within my view, Cor I.ix.84
And Wrath o're-whelm'd my pittie: I request youAnd wrath o'erwhelmed my pity. I request you Cor I.ix.85
To giue my poore Host freedome.To give my poor host freedom. Cor I.ix.86.1
Com. COMINIUS 
Oh well begg'd:O, well begged! Cor I.ix.86.2
Were he the Butcher of my Sonne, he shouldWere he the butcher of my son, he should Cor I.ix.87
Be free, as is the Winde: deliuer him, Titus.Be free as is the wind. Deliver him, Titus. Cor I.ix.88
Lartius. LARTIUS 
Martius, his Name.Martius, his name? Cor I.ix.89.1
Martius. CORIOLANUS 
By Iupiter forgot:By Jupiter, forgot!Jupiter, Jove (n.)Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of JunoCor I.ix.89.2
I am wearie, yea, my memorie is tyr'd:I am weary; yea, my memory is tired. Cor I.ix.90
Haue we no Wine here?Have we no wine here? Cor I.ix.91.1
Com. COMINIUS 
Goe we to our Tent:Go we to our tent. Cor I.ix.91.2
The bloud vpon your Visage dryes, 'tis timeThe blood upon your visage dries, 'tis timevisage (n.)face, countenanceCor I.ix.92
It should be lookt too: come. It should be looked to. Come. Cor I.ix.93
Exeunt. Exeunt Cor I.ix.93
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