Richard III

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The Trumpets sound. Enter yong Prince, The trumpets sound. Enter the young Prince Edward of R3 III.i.1.1
the Dukes of Glocester, and Buckingham,Wales, the Dukes of Gloucester and Buckingham, R3 III.i.1.2
Lord Cardinall, with others.Lord Cardinal Bourchier, Catesby, with others R3 III.i.1.3
Welcome sweete Prince to London, / To your Chamber.Welcome, sweet Prince, to London, to your chamber.chamber (n.)
capital, metropolis, royal residence
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Welcome deere Cosin, my thoughts SoueraignWelcome, dear cousin, my thoughts' sovereign! R3 III.i.2
The wearie way hath made you Melancholly.The weary way hath made you melancholy. R3 III.i.3
No Vnkle, but our crosses on the way,No, uncle; but our crosses on the waycross (n.)
trial, affliction, trouble
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Haue made it tedious, wearisome, and heauie.Have made it tedious, wearisome, and heavy.heavy (adj.)

old form: heauie
weary, exhausted, worn out
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I want more Vnkles heere to welcome me.I want more uncles here to welcome me. R3 III.i.6
Sweet Prince, the vntainted vertue of your yeersSweet Prince, the untainted virtue of your yearsuntainted (adj.)

old form: vntainted
unblemished, unsullied, pure
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Hath not yet diu'd into the Worlds deceit:Hath not yet dived into the world's deceit; R3 III.i.8
No more can you distinguish of a man,Nor more can you distinguish of a man R3 III.i.9
Then of his outward shew, which God he knowes,Than of his outward show, which, God He knows, R3 III.i.10
Seldome or neuer iumpeth with the heart.Seldom or never jumpeth with the heart.jump (v.)

old form: iumpeth
agree, coincide, tally
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Those Vnkles which you want, were dangerous:Those uncles which you want were dangerous; R3 III.i.12
Your Grace attended to their Sugred words,Your grace attended to their sugared wordssugared (adj.)

old form: Sugred
flattering, honeyed, ingratiating
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attend (v.)
listen [to], pay attention [to]
But look'd not on the poyson of their hearts:But looked not on the poison of their hearts. R3 III.i.14
God keepe you from them, and from such false Friends.God keep you from them, and from such false friends!false (adj.)
treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
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God keepe me from false Friends, / But they were none.God keep me from false friends! – But they were none. R3 III.i.16
My Lord, the Maior of London comes to greet you.My lord, the Mayor of London comes to greet you. R3 III.i.17
Enter Lord Maior.Enter Lord Mayor and his train R3 III.i.18
God blesse your Grace, with health and happie dayes.God bless your grace with health and happy days! R3 III.i.18
I thanke you, good my Lord, and thank you all:I thank you, good my lord, and thank you all. R3 III.i.19
The Lord Mayor and his train stand aside R3 III.i.20
I thought my Mother, and my Brother Yorke,I thought my mother and my brother York R3 III.i.20
Would long, ere this, haue met vs on the way.Would long ere this have met us on the way. R3 III.i.21
Fie, what a Slug is Hastings, that he comes notFie, what a slug is Hastings that he comes notslug (n.)
sluggard, lazy fellow
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To tell vs, whether they will come, or no.To tell us whether they will come or no! R3 III.i.23
Enter Lord Hastings.Enter Lord Hastings R3 III.i.24
And in good time, heere comes the sweating Lord.And, in good time, here comes the sweating lord. R3 III.i.24
Welcome, my Lord: what, will our Mother come?Welcome, my lord. What, will our mother come? R3 III.i.25
On what occasion God he knowes, not I;On what occasion God He knows, not I, R3 III.i.26
The Queene your Mother, and your Brother Yorke,The Queen your mother and your brother York R3 III.i.27
Haue taken Sanctuarie: The tender PrinceHave taken sanctuary. The tender Princetender (adj.)
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Would faine haue come with me, to meet your Grace,Would fain have come with me to meet your grace,fain (adv.)

old form: faine
gladly, willingly
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But by his Mother was perforce with-held.But by his mother was perforce withheld.perforce (adv.)
forcibly, by force, violently
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Fie, what an indirect and peeuish courseFie, what an indirect and peevish courseindirect (adj.)
deceitful, not straightforward, dishonest
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peevish (adj.)

old form: peeuish
obstinate, perverse, self-willed [contrast modern sense of ‘irritable, morose’]
course (n.)
course of action, way of proceeding
Is this of hers? Lord Cardinall, will your GraceIs this of hers! Lord Cardinal, will your grace R3 III.i.32
Perswade the Queene, to send the Duke of YorkePersuade the Queen to send the Duke of York R3 III.i.33
Vnto his Princely Brother presently?Unto his princely brother presently?presently (adv.)
immediately, instantly, at once
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If she denie, Lord Hastings goe with him,If she deny, Lord Hastings, go with himdeny (v.)

old form: denie
disallow, forbid, refuse permission [for]
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And from her iealous Armes pluck him perforce.And from her jealous arms pluck him perforce.perforce (adv.)
forcibly, by force, violently
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jealous (adj.)

old form: iealous
suspicious, mistrustful, wary, watchful
My Lord of Buckingham, if my weake OratorieMy Lord of Buckingham, if my weak oratory R3 III.i.37
Can from his Mother winne the Duke of Yorke,Can from his mother win the Duke of York, R3 III.i.38
Anon expect him here: but if she be obdurateAnon expect him here; but if she be obdurateanon (adv.)
soon, shortly, presently
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To milde entreaties, God forbidTo mild entreaties, God in heaven forbid R3 III.i.40
We should infringe the holy PriuiledgeWe should infringe the holy privilege R3 III.i.41
Of blessed Sanctuarie: not for all this Land,Of blessed sanctuary! Not for all this landsanctuary (n.)

old form: Sanctuarie
holy place, church, religious place of safety
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Would I be guiltie of so great a sinne.Would I be guilty of so deep a sin. R3 III.i.43
You are too sencelesse obstinate, my Lord,You are too senseless-obstinate, my lord,senseless-obstinate (adj.)

old form: sencelesse
unreasonably stubborn, irrationally unyielding
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Too ceremonious, and traditionall.Too ceremonious and traditional.ceremonious (adj.)
scrupulous over formalities, punctilious about ritual
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Weigh it but with the grossenesse of this Age,Weigh it but with the grossness of this age,weigh (v.)
balance [as in scales], poise, match
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grossness (n.)

old form: grossenesse
unrefined nature, deplorable standard, coarseness
You breake not Sanctuarie, in seizing him:You break not sanctuary in seizing him: R3 III.i.47
The benefit thereof is alwayes grantedThe benefit thereof is always granted R3 III.i.48
To those, whose dealings haue deseru'd the place,To those whose dealings have deserved the place R3 III.i.49
And those who haue the wit to clayme the place:And those who have the wit to claim the place. R3 III.i.50
This Prince hath neyther claym'd it, nor deseru'd it,This prince hath neither claimed it nor deserved it, R3 III.i.51
And therefore, in mine opinion, cannot haue it.And therefore, in mine opinion, cannot have it. R3 III.i.52
Then taking him from thence, that is not there,Then, taking him from thence that is not there, R3 III.i.53
You breake no Priuiledge, nor Charter there:You break no privilege nor charter there.charter (n.)
right, privilege, prerogative
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Oft haue I heard of Sanctuarie men,Oft have I heard of sanctuary men,oft (adv.)
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But Sanctuarie children, ne're till now.But sanctuary children never till now. R3 III.i.56
My Lord, you shall o're-rule my mind for once.My lord, you shall overrule my mind for once. R3 III.i.57
Come on, Lord Hastings, will you goe with me?Come on, Lord Hastings, will you go with me? R3 III.i.58
I goe, my Lord. I go, my lord. R3 III.i.59
Good Lords, make all the speedie hast you may.Good lords, make all the speedy haste you may. R3 III.i.60
Exit Cardinall and Hastings.Exit Cardinal and Hastings R3 III.i.60
Say, Vnckle Glocester, if our Brother come,Say, uncle Gloucester, if our brother come, R3 III.i.61
Where shall we soiourne, till our Coronation?Where shall we sojourn till our coronation?sojourn (v.)

old form: soiourne
pause, reside, stay for a while
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Where it think'st best vnto your Royall selfe.Where it seems best unto your royal self. R3 III.i.63
If I may counsaile you, some day or twoIf I may counsel you, some day or two R3 III.i.64
Your Highnesse shall repose you at the Tower:Your highness shall repose you at the Tower; R3 III.i.65
Then where you please, and shall be thought most fitThen where you please, and shall be thought most fit R3 III.i.66
For your best health, and recreation.For your best health and recreation. R3 III.i.67
I doe not like the Tower, of any place:I do not like the Tower, of any place. R3 III.i.68
Did Iulius Casar build that place, my Lord?Did Julius Caesar build that place, my lord?Julius Caesar
[pron: 'seezer] Roman politician and general, 1st-c BC
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He did, my gracious Lord, begin that place,He did, my gracious lord, begin that place, R3 III.i.70
Which since, succeeding Ages haue re-edify'd.Which, since, succeeding ages have (v.)

old form: re-edify'd
rebuild, restore
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Is it vpon record? or else reportedIs it upon record, or else reported R3 III.i.72
Successiuely from age to age, he built it?Successively from age to age, he built it? R3 III.i.73
Vpon record, my gracious Lord.Upon record, my gracious lord. R3 III.i.74
But say, my Lord, it were not registred,But say, my lord, it were not registered,register (v.)

old form: registred
record, formally write down
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Me thinkes the truth should liue from age to age,Methinks the truth should live from age to age,methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)

old form: Me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
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As 'twere retayl'd to all posteritie,As 'twere retailed to all posterity,retail (v.)

old form: retayl'd
recount, relate in detail, retell
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Euen to the generall ending day.Even to the general all-ending day.all-ending (adj.)
bringing an end to everything, doom-laden
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(aside) R3 III.i.79
So wise, so young, they say doe neuer liue long.So wise so young, they say, do never live long. R3 III.i.79
What say you, Vnckle?What say you, uncle? R3 III.i.80
I say, without Characters, Fame liues long.I say, without characters fame lives long.character (n.)
written record, recorded fact
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Thus, like the formall Vice, Iniquitie,(Aside) Thus, like the formal Vice, Iniquity,formal (adj.)
stock, regular, conventionally portrayed
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vice (n.)
(usually capitalized) buffoon, stage jester; a character representing vice in morality plays
Iniquity (n.)
comic character representing vice in morality plays
I morallize two meanings in one word.I moralize two meanings in one word.moralize, moralise (v.)

old form: morallize
draw lessons from, interpret morally
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That Iulius Casar was a famous man,That Julius Caesar was a famous man. R3 III.i.84
With what his Valour did enrich his Wit,With what his valour did enrich his wit, R3 III.i.85
His Wit set downe, to make his Valour liue:His wit set down to make his valour live.wit (n.)
intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
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Death makes no Conquest of his Conqueror,Death makes no conquest of this conqueror, R3 III.i.87
For now he liues in Fame, though not in Life.For now he lives in fame, though not in life. R3 III.i.88
Ile tell you what, my Cousin Buckingham.I'll tell you what, my cousin Buckingham –  R3 III.i.89
What, my gracious Lord?What, my gracious lord? R3 III.i.90
And if I liue vntill I be a man,An if I live until I be a man,an if (conj.)
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Ile win our ancient Right in France againe,I'll win our ancient right in France again R3 III.i.92
Or dye a Souldier, as I liu'd a King.Or die a soldier, as I lived a king. R3 III.i.93
Short Summers lightly haue a forward Spring. (aside) Short summers lightly have a forward spring.lightly (adv.)
commonly, often, invariably
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forward (adj.)
early, premature
Enter young Yorke, Hastings, and Enter the young Duke of York, Hastings, and R3 III.i.95.1
Cardinall.Cardinal Bourchier R3 III.i.95.2
Now in good time, heere comes the Duke of Yorke.Now in good time, here comes the Duke of York. R3 III.i.95
Richard of Yorke, how fares our Noble Brother? Richard of York, how fares our loving brother?fare (v.)
get on, manage, do, cope
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Yorke. YORK 
Well, my deare Lord, so must I call you now.Well, my dread lord – so must I call you now.dread (adj.)
revered, deeply honoured, held in awe
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I, Brother, to our griefe, as it is yours:Ay, brother – to our grief, as it is yours. R3 III.i.98
Too late he dy'd, that might haue kept that Title,Too late he died that might have kept that title,late (adv.)
recently, a little while ago / before
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Which by his death hath lost much Maiestie.Which by his death hath lost much majesty. R3 III.i.100
How fares our Cousin, Noble Lord of Yorke?How fares our cousin, noble Lord of York? R3 III.i.101
Yorke. YORK 
I thanke you, gentle Vnckle. O my Lord,I thank you, gentle uncle. O, my lord,gentle (adj.)
well-born, honourable, noble
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You said, that idle Weeds are fast in growth:You said that idle weeds are fast in growth.idle (adj.)
useless, barren, worthless
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The Prince, my Brother, hath out-growne me farre.The Prince my brother hath outgrown me far. R3 III.i.104
He hath, my Lord.He hath, my lord. R3 III.i.105.1
Yorke. YORK 
And therefore is he idle?And therefore is he idle? R3 III.i.105.2
Oh my faire Cousin, I must not say so.O my fair cousin, I must not say so. R3 III.i.106
Yorke. YORK 
Then he is more beholding to you, then I.Then he is more beholding to you than I.beholding (adj.)
beholden, obliged, indebted
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He may command me as my Soueraigne,He may command me as my sovereign, R3 III.i.108
But you haue power in me, as in a Kinsman.But you have power in me as in a kinsman. R3 III.i.109
Yorke. YORK 
I pray you, Vnckle, giue me this Dagger.I pray you, uncle, give me this dagger. R3 III.i.110
My Dagger, little Cousin? with all my heart.My dagger, little cousin? With all my heart. R3 III.i.111
A Begger, Brother?A beggar, brother? R3 III.i.112
Yorke. YORK 
Of my kind Vnckle, that I know will giue,Of my kind uncle, that I know will give, R3 III.i.113
And being but a Toy, which is no griefe to giue.And being but a toy, which is no grief to give.toy (n.)
trinket, trifle, trivial ornament
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A greater gift then that, Ile giue my Cousin.A greater gift than that I'll give my cousin. R3 III.i.115
Yorke. YORK 
A greater gift? O, that's the Sword to it.A greater gift? O, that's the sword to it. R3 III.i.116
I, gentle Cousin, were it light enough.Ay, gentle cousin, were it light enough.gentle (adj.)
well-born, honourable, noble
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Yorke. YORK 
O then I see, you will part but with light gifts,O, then I see you will part but with light gifts! R3 III.i.118
In weightier things you'le say a Begger nay.In weightier things you'll say a beggar nay. R3 III.i.119
It is too weightie for your Grace to weare.It is too heavy for your grace to wear. R3 III.i.120
Yorke. YORK 
I weigh it lightly, were it heauier.I weigh it lightly, were it heavier. R3 III.i.121
What, would you haue my Weapon, little Lord?What, would you have my weapon, little lord? R3 III.i.122
Yorke. YORK 
I would that I might thanke you, as, as, you call me.I would, that I might thank you as you call me. R3 III.i.123
How?How? R3 III.i.124
Yorke. YORK 
Little.Little. R3 III.i.125
My Lord of Yorke will still be crosse in talke:My Lord of York will still be cross in talk.still (adv.)
constantly, always, continually
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cross (adj.)

old form: crosse
perverse, contrarious, contradictory
Vnckle, your Grace knowes how to beare with him.Uncle, your grace knows how to bear with him. R3 III.i.127
Yorke. YORK 
You meane to beare me, not to beare with me:You mean, to bear me, not to bear with me. R3 III.i.128
Vnckle, my Brother mockes both you and me,Uncle, my brother mocks both you and me. R3 III.i.129
Because that I am little, like an Ape,Because that I am little, like an ape, R3 III.i.130
He thinkes that you should beare me on your shoulders.He thinks that you should bear me on your shoulders. R3 III.i.131
(aside to Hastings) R3 III.i.132.1
With what a sharpe prouided wit he reasons:With what a sharp-provided wit he reasons!wit (n.)
mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
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sharp-provided (adj.)quick and ready, sharply equipped
reason (v.)
talk, speak, converse
To mittigate the scorne he giues his Vnckle,To mitigate the scorn he gives his uncle R3 III.i.133
He prettily and aptly taunts himselfe:He prettily and aptly taunts himself. R3 III.i.134
So cunning, and so young, is wonderfull.So cunning, and so young, is wonderful.cunning (adj.)
knowledgeable, skilful, clever
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My Lord, wilt please you passe along?My lord, will't please you pass along? R3 III.i.136
My selfe, and my good Cousin Buckingham,Myself and my good cousin Buckingham R3 III.i.137
Will to your Mother, to entreat of herWill to your mother, to entreat of her R3 III.i.138
To meet you at the Tower, and welcome you.To meet you at the Tower and welcome you. R3 III.i.139
Yorke. YORK 
What, will you goe vnto the Tower, my Lord?What, will you go unto the Tower, my lord? R3 III.i.140
My Lord Protector will haue it so.My Lord Protector needs will have it so. R3 III.i.141
Yorke. YORK 
I shall not sleepe in quiet at the Tower.I shall not sleep in quiet at the Tower. R3 III.i.142
Why, what should you feare?Why, what should you fear? R3 III.i.143
Yorke. YORK 
Marry, my Vnckle Clarence angry Ghost:Marry, my uncle Clarence' angry ghost – marry (int.)
[exclamation] by Mary
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My Grandam told me he was murther'd there.My grandam told me he was murdered there. R3 III.i.145
I feare no Vnckles dead.I fear no uncles dead. R3 III.i.146
Nor none that liue, I hope.Nor none that live, I hope. R3 III.i.147
And if they liue, I hope I need not feare.An if they live, I hope I need not if (conj.)
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But come my Lord: and with a heauie heart,But come, my lord; and with a heavy heart, R3 III.i.149
Thinking on them, goe I vnto the Tower.Thinking on them, go I unto the Tower. R3 III.i.150
A Senet. Exeunt Prince, Yorke, Hastings, A Sennet. Exeunt Prince Edward, York, Hastings, R3 III.i.150.1
and Dorset.Cardinal Bourchier, and others R3 III.i.150.2
Manet Richard, Buckingham, and Catesby.Richard, Buckingham, and Catesby remain R3 III.i.151.1
Thinke you, my Lord, this little prating YorkeThink you, my lord, this little prating Yorkprating (adj.)
prattling, chattering, blathering
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Was not incensed by his subtile Mother,Was not incensed by his subtle motherincense (v.)
incite, urge, set on
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To taunt and scorne you thus opprobriously?To taunt and scorn you thus opprobriously? R3 III.i.153
No doubt, no doubt: Oh 'tis a perillous Boy,No doubt, no doubt. O, 'tis a parlous boy,parlous (adj.)
shrewd, sharp, wily
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Bold, quicke, ingenious, forward, capable:Bold, quick, ingenious, forward, capable.ingenious (adj.)
alert, fully conscious, intelligent, capable
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quick (adj.)

old form: quicke
lively, animated, vivacious
forward (adj.)
promising, early-maturing, precocious
capable (adj.)
sensitive, receptive, responsive
Hee is all the Mothers, from the top to toe.He is all the mother's, from the top to toe. R3 III.i.156
Well, let them rest: Come hither Catesby, / Thouart sworne Well, let them rest. Come hither, Catesby. Thou art swornrest (v.)
remain, stay, stand
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as deepely to effect what we intend,As deeply to effect what we intend R3 III.i.158
As closely to conceale what we impart:As closely to conceal what we impart. R3 III.i.159
Thou know'st our reasons vrg'd vpon the way.Thou know'st our reasons urged upon the way. R3 III.i.160
What think'st thou? is it not an easie matter,What think'st thou? Is it not an easy matter R3 III.i.161
To make William Lord Hastings of our minde,To make William Lord Hastings of our mind R3 III.i.162
For the installment of this Noble DukeFor the instalment of this noble Duke R3 III.i.163
In the Seat Royall of this famous Ile?In the seat royal of this famous isle? R3 III.i.164
He for his fathers sake so loues the Prince,He for his father's sake so loves the Prince R3 III.i.165
That he will not be wonne to ought against him.That he will not be won to aught against him.aught (n.)

old form: ought
anything, [with negative word] nothing
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What think'st thou then of Stanley? Will not hee?What think'st thou then of Stanley? Will not he? R3 III.i.167
Hee will doe all in all as Hastings doth.He will do all in all as Hastings doth. R3 III.i.168
Well then, no more but this: / Goe gentle Catesby, Well then, no more but this: go, gentle Catesby,gentle (adj.)
courteous, friendly, kind
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and as it were farre off, / Sound thou Lord Hastings,And, as it were far off, sound thou Lord Hastings R3 III.i.170
How he doth stand affected to our purpose,How doth he stand affected to our purpose,purpose (n.)
intention, aim, plan
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affected (adj.)
disposed, inclined, minded
And summon him to morrow to the Tower,And summon him tomorrow to the Tower R3 III.i.172
To sit about the Coronation.To sit about the coronation.sit (v.)
sit in conference, meet for a discussion
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If thou do'st finde him tractable to vs,If thou dost find him tractable to us, R3 III.i.174
Encourage him, and tell him all our reasons:Encourage him, and tell him all our reasons; R3 III.i.175
If he be leaden, ycie, cold, vnwilling,If he be leaden, icy, cold, unwilling, R3 III.i.176
Be thou so too, and so breake off the talke,Be thou so too, and so break off the talk, R3 III.i.177
And giue vs notice of his inclination:And give us notice of his inclination; R3 III.i.178
For we to morrow hold diuided Councels,For we tomorrow hold divided councils, R3 III.i.179
Wherein thy selfe shalt highly be employ'd.Wherein thyself shalt highly be employed.highly (adv.)
greatly, crucially, in an important way
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Commend me to Lord William: tell him Catesby,Commend me to Lord William. Tell him, Catesby,commend (v.)
convey greetings, present kind regards
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His ancient Knot of dangerous AduersariesHis ancient knot of dangerous adversariesknot (n.)
company, band, assembly
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To morrow are let blood at Pomfret Castle,Tomorrow are let blood at Pomfret Castle,Pomfret (n.)
Pontefract, West Yorkshire; site of a castle in which Richard II was imprisoned; later, a Lancastrian stronghold
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And bid my Lord, for ioy of this good newes,And bid my lord, for joy of this good news, R3 III.i.184
Giue Mistresse Shore one gentle Kisse the more.Give Mistress Shore one gentle kiss the more.gentle (adj.)
soft, tender, kind
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Good Catesby, goe effect this businesse soundly.Good Catesby, go, effect this business soundly. R3 III.i.186
My good Lords both, with all the heed I can.My good lords both, with all the heed I can. R3 III.i.187
Shall we heare from you, Catesby, ere we sleepe?Shall we hear from you, Catesby, ere we sleep? R3 III.i.188
You shall, my Lord.You shall, my lord. R3 III.i.189
At Crosby House, there shall you find vs both.At Crosby House, there shall you find us both. R3 III.i.190
Exit Catesby. Exit Catesby R3 III.i.190
Now, my Lord, / What shall wee doe, if wee perceiueNow, my lord, what shall we do if we perceive R3 III.i.191
Lord Hastings will not yeeld to our Complots?Lord Hastings will not yield to our complots?complot (n.)
plot, conspiracy, covert plan
R3 III.i.192
Chop off his Head: / Something wee will determine:Chop off his head! Something we will determine. R3 III.i.193
And looke when I am King, clayme thou of meAnd look when I am King, claim thou of melook when (conj.)

old form: looke
whenever, as soon as
R3 III.i.194
The Earledome of Hereford, and all the moueablesThe earldom of Hereford and all the movablesmovable, moveable (n.)

old form: moueables
(plural) personal possessions, private effects, pieces of property
R3 III.i.195
Whereof the King, my Brother, was possest.Whereof the King my brother stood possessed. R3 III.i.196
Ile clayme that promise at your Graces hand.I'll claim that promise at your grace's hand. R3 III.i.197
And looke to haue it yeelded with all kindnesse.And look to have it yielded with all kindness. R3 III.i.198
Come, let vs suppe betimes, that afterwardsCome, let us sup betimes, that afterwardssup (v.)

old form: suppe
have supper
R3 III.i.199
betimes (adv.)
speedily, soon, in a short time
Wee may digest our complots in some forme.We may digest our complots in some form.form (n.)

old form: forme
orderly manner, good arrangement
R3 III.i.200
digest, disgest (v.)
arrange, organize, order
Exeunt. Exeunt R3 III.i.200
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