Antony and Cleopatra
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Enter Cleopatra, Enobarbus, Charmian, & Iras.Enter Cleopatra, Enobarbus, Charmian, and Irasthink (v.)
old form: Thinke
reflect, meditate, brood
AC III.xiii.1
What shall we do, Enobarbus?What shall we do, Enobarbus? AC III.xiii.1.1
Thinke, and dye.Think, and die. AC III.xiii.1.2
Is Anthony, or we in fault for this?Is Antony or we in fault for this? AC III.xiii.2
Anthony onely, that would make his willAntony only, that would make his willwill (n.)lust, sexual desire, passionAC III.xiii.3
Lord of his Reason. What though you fled,Lord of his reason. What though you fled AC III.xiii.4
From that great face of Warre, whose seuerall rangesFrom that great face of war, whose several rangesseveral (adj.)
old form: seuerall
separate, different, distinct
AC III.xiii.5
range (n.)battle line, fighting position
face (n.)appearance, outward show, look
Frighted each other? Why should he follow?Frighted each other? Why should he follow?fright (v.), past form frightedfrighten, scare, terrifyAC III.xiii.6
The itch of his Affection should not thenThe itch of his affection should not thenaffection (n.)desire, passion, lustful feelingAC III.xiii.7
Haue nickt his Captain-ship, at such a point,Have nicked his captainship, at such a point,nick (v.)
old form: nickt
[unclear meaning] cut through, maim; do out of, cheat of; mark with foolishness
AC III.xiii.8
When halfe to halfe the world oppos'd, he beingWhen half to half the world opposed, he being AC III.xiii.9
The meered question? 'Twas a shame no lesseThe mered question. 'Twas a shame no lessmered (adj.)
old form: meered
[unclear meaning] sole, entire; particular, specific
AC III.xiii.10
question (n.)point at issue, problem, business
Then was his losse, to course your flying Flagges,Than was his loss, to course your flying flagscourse (v.)chase, hunt, pursueAC III.xiii.11
And leaue his Nauy gazing.And leave his navy gazing. AC III.xiii.12.1
Prythee peace.Prithee, peace. AC III.xiii.12.2
Enter the Ambassador, with Anthony.Enter the Ambassador, with Antony AC III.xiii.13
Is that his answer? Is that his answer? AC III.xiii.13
I my Lord.Ay, my lord. AC III.xiii.14
The Queene shall then haue courtesie, / So sheThe Queen shall then have courtesy, so she AC III.xiii.15
will yeeld vs vp.Will yield us up. AC III.xiii.16.1
He sayes so.He says so. AC III.xiii.16.2
Antho. ANTONY 
Let her know't.Let her know't. –  AC III.xiii.16.3
To the Boy Casar send this grizled head,To the boy Caesar send this grizzled head,grizzled (adj.)
old form: grizled
grey, sprinkled with grey hairs
AC III.xiii.17
and he will fill thy wishes to the brimme,And he will fill thy wishes to the brim AC III.xiii.18
With Principalities.With principalities. AC III.xiii.19.1
That head my Lord?That head, my lord? AC III.xiii.19.2
(to Ambassador) AC III.xiii.20
To him againe, tell him he weares the RoseTo him again! Tell him he wears the rose AC III.xiii.20
Of youth vpon him: from which, the world should noteOf youth upon him; from which the world should note AC III.xiii.21
Something particular: His Coine, Ships, Legions,Something particular. His coin, ships, legions, AC III.xiii.22
May be a Cowards, whose Ministers would preuaileMay be a coward's, whose ministers would prevail AC III.xiii.23
Vnder the seruice of a Childe, as sooneUnder the service of a child as soon AC III.xiii.24
As i'th'Command of Casar. I dare him thereforeAs i'th' command of Caesar. I dare him therefore AC III.xiii.25
To lay his gay Comparisons a-part,To lay his gay comparisons apart,comparison (n.)superior trait, outshining pointAC III.xiii.26
gay (adj.)showy, pretentious, gaudy
And answer me declin'd, Sword against Sword,And answer me declined, sword against sword,declined (adj.)
old form: declin'd
brought low, in poor fortune; or: fallen away in vigour, in poor condition
AC III.xiii.27
Our selues alone: Ile write it: Follow me.Ourselves alone. I'll write it. Follow me. AC III.xiii.28
Exeunt Antony and Ambassador AC III.xiii.28
(aside)high-battled (adj.)
old form: hye battel'd
in charge of great armies
AC III.xiii.29
like (adv.)likely, probable / probably
Yes like enough: hye battel'd Casar willYes, like enough, high-battled Caesar will AC III.xiii.29
Vnstate his happinesse, and be Stag'd to'th'shewUnstate his happiness and be staged to th' show,show (n.)
old form: shew
appearance, exhibition, display
AC III.xiii.30
stage (v.)
old form: Stag'd
put on stage, put on public display
unstate (v.)
old form: Vnstate
strip position from, deprive of standing, dispossess
Against a Sworder. I see mens Iudgements areAgainst a sworder! I see men's judgements aresworder (n.)sword-fighter, gladiatorAC III.xiii.31
A parcell of their Fortunes, and things outwardA parcel of their fortunes, and things outwardparcel (n.)
old form: parcell
part, piece, portion, bit
AC III.xiii.32
Do draw the inward quality after themDo draw the inward quality after them AC III.xiii.33
To suffer all alike, that he should dreame,To suffer all alike. That he should dream,suffer (v.)perish, be destroyed, collapseAC III.xiii.34
Knowing all measures, the full Casar willKnowing all measures, the full Caesar willmeasure (n.)course of action, meansAC III.xiii.35
Answer his emptinesse; Casar thou hast subdu'deAnswer his emptiness! Caesar, thou hast subduedanswer (v.)engage with, encounter, meet [in fight]AC III.xiii.36
His iudgement too.His judgement too. AC III.xiii.37.1
Enter a Seruant.Enter a Servant AC III.xiii.37
A Messenger from Casar.A messenger from Caesar. AC III.xiii.37.2
What no more Ceremony? See my Women,What, no more ceremony? See, my women, AC III.xiii.38
Against the blowne Rose may they stop their nose,Against the blown rose may they stop their noseblown (adj.)
old form: blowne
in full flower, in its bloom
AC III.xiii.39
That kneel'd vnto the Buds. Admit him sir.That kneeled unto the buds. Admit him, sir. AC III.xiii.40
Exit Servant AC III.xiii.40
(aside)square (v.)quarrel, fall out, disagreeAC III.xiii.41
Mine honesty, and I, beginne to square,Mine honesty and I begin to square. AC III.xiii.41
The Loyalty well held to Fooles, does makeThe loyalty well held to fools does make AC III.xiii.42
Our Faith meere folly: yet he that can endureOur faith mere folly. Yet he that can enduremere (adj.)
old form: meere
complete, total, absolute, utter
AC III.xiii.43
faith (n.)constancy, fidelity, loyalty
To follow with Allegeance a falne Lord,To follow with allegiance a fallen lord AC III.xiii.44
Does conquer him that did his Master conquer,Does conquer him that did his master conquer AC III.xiii.45
And earnes a place i'th'Story.And earns a place i'th' story. AC III.xiii.46.1
Enter Thidias.Enter Thidiasstory (n.)book of history, historical recordAC III.xiii.46
Casars will.Caesar's will? AC III.xiii.46.2
Heare it apart.Hear it apart. AC III.xiii.47.1
None but Friends: say boldly.None but friends; say boldly. AC III.xiii.47.2
So haply are they Friends to Anthony.So, haply, are they friends to Antony.haply (adv.)perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luckAC III.xiii.48
He needs as many (Sir) as Casar ha's,He needs as many, sir, as Caesar has, AC III.xiii.49
Or needs not vs. If Casar please, our MasterOr needs not us. If Caesar please, our master AC III.xiii.50
Will leape to be his Friend: For vs you know,Will leap to be his friend; for us, you know, AC III.xiii.51
Whose he is, we are, and that is Caesars.Whose he is we are, and that is Caesar's. AC III.xiii.52.1
So.So. AC III.xiii.52.2
Thus then thou most renown'd, Casar intreats,Thus then, thou most renowned: Caesar entreats AC III.xiii.53
Not to consider in what case thou stand'stNot to consider in what case thou stand'stcase (n.)state, plight, situation, circumstanceAC III.xiii.54
Further then he is Casars.Further than he is Caesar. AC III.xiii.55.1
Go on, right Royall.Go on; right royal. AC III.xiii.55.2
He knowes that you embrace not AnthonyHe knows that you embraced not Antony AC III.xiii.56
As you did loue, but as you feared him.As you did love, but as you feared him. AC III.xiii.57.1
Oh.O! AC III.xiii.57.2
The scarre's vpon your Honor, therefore heThe scars upon your honour therefore he AC III.xiii.58
Does pitty, as constrained blemishes,Does pity, as constrained blemishes, AC III.xiii.59
Not as deserued.Not as deserved. AC III.xiii.60.1
He is a God, / And knowesHe is a god, and knows AC III.xiii.60.2
what is most right. Mine Honour / Was not yeelded,What is most right. Mine honour was not yielded,right (adj.)correct [in opinion], right-mindedAC III.xiii.61
but conquer'd meerely.But conquered merely. AC III.xiii.62.1
(aside)merely (adv.)
old form: meerely
completely, totally, entirely
AC III.xiii.62
To be sure of that,To be sure of that, AC III.xiii.62.2
I will aske Anthony. / Sir, sir, thou art so leakieI will ask Antony. Sir, sir, thou art so leaky AC III.xiii.63
That we must leaue thee to thy sinking, forThat we must leave thee to thy sinking, for AC III.xiii.64
Thy deerest quit thee. Thy dearest quit thee. AC III.xiii.65.1
Exit Enob.Exit AC III.xiii.65
Shall I say to Casar,Shall I say to Caesar AC III.xiii.65.2
What you require of him: for he partly beggesWhat you require of him? For he partly begsrequire (v.)request, ask, begAC III.xiii.66
To be desir'd to giue. It much would please him,To be desired to give. It much would please him AC III.xiii.67
That of his Fortunes you should make a staffeThat of his fortunes you should make a staff AC III.xiii.68
To leane vpon. But it would warme his spiritsTo lean upon. But it would warm his spirits AC III.xiii.69
To heare from me you had left Anthony,To hear from me you had left Antony, AC III.xiii.70
And put your selfe vnder his shrowd,And put yourself under his shroud,shroud (n.)
old form: shrowd
protection, shelter
AC III.xiii.71
the vniuersal Landlord.The universal landlord. AC III.xiii.72.1
What's your name?What's your name? AC III.xiii.72.2
My name is Thidias.My name is Thidias. AC III.xiii.73.1
Most kinde Messenger,Most kind messenger, AC III.xiii.73.2
Say to great Casar this in disputation,Say to great Caesar this: in deputationdeputation (n.)delegation, appointment as deputyAC III.xiii.74
I kisse his conqu'ring hand: Tell him, I am promptI kiss his conquering hand. Tell him I am promptprompt (adj.)ready and willing, well-disposedAC III.xiii.75
To lay my Crowne at's feete, and there to kneele.To lay my crown at's feet, and there to kneel, AC III.xiii.76
Tell him, from his all-obeying breath, I heareTill him from his all-obeying breath I hearall-obeying (adj.)obeyed by everyoneAC III.xiii.77
The doome of Egypt.The doom of Egypt.doom (n.)
old form: doome
final destiny, deciding fate, death and destruction
AC III.xiii.78.1
course (n.)course of action, way of proceeding
'Tis your Noblest course:'Tis your noblest course. AC III.xiii.78.2
Wisedome and Fortune combatting together,Wisdom and fortune combating together, AC III.xiii.79
If that the former dare but what it can,If that the former dare but what it can, AC III.xiii.80
No chance may shake it. Giue me grace to layNo chance may shake it. Give me grace to lay AC III.xiii.81
My dutie on your hand.My duty on your hand. AC III.xiii.82.1
She gives him her handoft (adv.)oftenAC III.xiii.82
Your Casars Father oft,Your Caesar's father oft, AC III.xiii.82.2
(When he hath mus'd of taking kingdomes in)When he hath mused of taking kingdoms in,take in (v.)conquer, subdue, overcomeAC III.xiii.83
Bestow'd his lips on that vnworthy place,Bestowed his lips on that unworthy place, AC III.xiii.84
As it rain'd kisses.As it rained kisses. AC III.xiii.85.1
Enter Anthony and Enobarbus.Enter Antony and Enobarbus AC III.xiii.85
Fauours? By Ioue that thunders.Favours, by Jove that thunders!Jove (n.)[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme godAC III.xiii.85.2
What art thou Fellow?What art thou, fellow? AC III.xiii.86.1
One that but performesOne that but performs AC III.xiii.86.2
The bidding of the fullest man, and worthiestThe bidding of the fullest man, and worthiestfull (adj.)ideal, perfect, completeAC III.xiii.87
To haue command obey'd.To have command obeyed. AC III.xiii.88.1
(aside) AC III.xiii.88
You will be whipt.You will be whipped. AC III.xiii.88.2
Approch there: ah you Kite. Now Gods & diuelsApproach there! – Ah, you kite! Now, gods and devils!kite (n.)bird of prey; thieving bird [of ill omen; also, strong term of abuse]AC III.xiii.89
Authority melts from me of late. When I cried hoa,Authority melts from me. Of late, when I cried ‘ Ho!’, AC III.xiii.90
Like Boyes vnto a musse, Kings would start forth,Like boys unto a muss, kings would start forthmuss (n.)
old form: musse
type of children's game in which players scramble for things thrown on the ground
AC III.xiii.91
And cry, your will. Haue you no eares? / I am And cry ‘ Your will?’ Have you no ears? I am AC III.xiii.92
Anthony yet.Antony yet. AC III.xiii.93.1
Enter a Seruant.Enter servantsJack (n.)
old form: Iack
Jack-in-office, ill-mannered fellow, lout, knave
AC III.xiii.93
Take hence this Iack, and whip him.Take hence this Jack and whip him. AC III.xiii.93.2
(aside) AC III.xiii.94
'Tis better playing with a Lions whelpe,'Tis better playing with a lion's whelp AC III.xiii.94
Then with an old one dying.Than with an old one dying. AC III.xiii.95.1
Moone and Starres,Moon and stars! AC III.xiii.95.2
Whip him: wer't twenty of the greatest TributariesWhip him! Were't twenty of the greatest tributariestributary (n.)ruler who pays tributeAC III.xiii.96
That do acknowledge Caesar, should I finde themThat do acknowledge Caesar, should I find them AC III.xiii.97
So sawcy with the hand of she heere, what's her nameSo saucy with the hand of she here – what's her name,saucy (adj.)
old form: sawcy
insolent, impudent, presumptuous, defiant
AC III.xiii.98
Since she was Cleopatra? Whip him Fellowes,Since she was Cleopatra? Whip him, fellows, AC III.xiii.99
Till like a Boy you see him crindge his face,Till like a boy you see him cringe his facecringe (v.)
old form: crindge
distort, contort, twist
AC III.xiii.100
And whine aloud for mercy. Take him hence.And whine aloud for mercy. Take him hence. AC III.xiii.101
Marke Anthony.Mark Antony –  AC III.xiii.102.1
Tugge him away: being whiptTug him away. Being whipped, AC III.xiii.102.2
Bring him againe, the Iacke of Casars shallBring him again. This Jack of Caesar's shallagain (adv.)
old form: againe
back [to a former position]
AC III.xiii.103
Jack (n.)
old form: Iacke
Jack-in-office, ill-mannered fellow, lout, knave
Exeunt with Thidius. Exeunt servants with Thidias AC III.xiii.104
Beare vs an arrant to him. Bear us an errand to him. AC III.xiii.104
You were halfe blasted ere I knew you: Ha?You were half blasted ere I knew you. Ha!blasted (adj.)blighted, withered; accursed, malevolentAC III.xiii.105
Haue I my pillow left vnprest in Rome,Have I my pillow left unpressed in Rome, AC III.xiii.106
Forborne the getting of a lawfull Race,Forborne the getting of a lawful race,getting (n.)begetting, procreation, breedingAC III.xiii.107
And by a Iem of women, to be abus'dAnd by a gem of women, to be abused AC III.xiii.108
By one that lookes on Feeders?By one that looks on feeders?feeder (n.)servant, parasite, lackeyAC III.xiii.109.1
Good my Lord.Good my lord –  AC III.xiii.109.2
You haue beene a boggeler euer,You have been a boggler ever.boggler (n.)
old form: boggeler
waverer, vacillator, mind-changer
AC III.xiii.110
But when we in our viciousnesse grow hardBut when we in our viciousness grow hard –  AC III.xiii.111
(Oh misery on't) the wise Gods seele our eyesO, misery on't! – the wise gods seel our eyes,seel (v.)
old form: seele
[falconry: sewing up a bird's eyelids, as part of taming] sew up, close up, blind
AC III.xiii.112
In our owne filth, drop our cleare iudgements, make vsIn our own filth drop our clear judgements, make us AC III.xiii.113
Adore our errors, laugh at's while we strutAdore our errors, laugh at's while we strut's (pron.)contracted form of ‘us’AC III.xiii.114
To our confusion.To our confusion.confusion (n.)destruction, overthrow, ruinAC III.xiii.115.1
Oh, is't come to this?O, is't come to this? AC III.xiii.115.2
I found you as a Morsell, cold vponI found you as a morsel cold upon AC III.xiii.116
Dead Casars Trencher: Nay, you were a FragmentDead Caesar's trencher. Nay, you were a fragmentfragment (n.)scrap of food, left-overAC III.xiii.117
trencher (n.)plate, platter, serving dish
Of Gneius Pompeyes, besides what hotter houresOf Gnaeus Pompey's, besides what hotter hours,hot (adj.)lecherous, lustful, hot-bloodedAC III.xiii.118
Vnregistred in vulgar Fame, you haueUnregistered in vulgar fame, you havefame (n.)report, account, descriptionAC III.xiii.119
vulgar (adj.)generally known, commonly acknowledged
Luxuriously pickt out. For I am sure,Luxuriously picked out. For I am sure,luxuriously (adv.)lustfully, lecherously, lasciviouslyAC III.xiii.120
Though you can guesse what Temperance should be,Though you can guess what temperance should be,temperance (n.)chastityAC III.xiii.121
You know not what it is.You know not what it is. AC III.xiii.122.1
Wherefore is this?Wherefore is this? AC III.xiii.122.2
To let a Fellow that will take rewards,To let a fellow that will take rewardsfellow (n.)worthless individual, good-for-nothingAC III.xiii.123
And say, God quit you, be familiar withAnd say ‘ God quit you!’ be familiar withquit (v.)pay back, repay, rewardAC III.xiii.124
My play-fellow, your hand; this Kingly Seale,My playfellow, your hand, this kingly sealseal (n.)
old form: Seale
pledge, promise, token, sign
AC III.xiii.125
And plighter of high hearts. O that I wereAnd plighter of high hearts! O that I werehigh (adj.)proud, haughty, grandAC III.xiii.126
Vpon the hill of Basan, to out-roareUpon the hill of Basan to outroarBasan, Hill ofin the Bible, an area noted for cattleAC III.xiii.127
The horned Heard, for I haue sauage cause,The horned herd! For I have savage cause,savage (adj.)
old form: sauage
fierce, ferocious, wild
AC III.xiii.128
And to proclaime it ciuilly, were likeAnd to proclaim it civilly were like AC III.xiii.129
A halter'd necke, which do's the Hangman thanke,A haltered neck which does the hangman thankhaltered (adj.)
old form: halter'd
with a noose around it
AC III.xiii.130
For being yare about him.For being yare about him. AC III.xiii.131.1
Enter a Seruant with Thidias.Enter a Servant with Thidiasyare (adj.)quick, deft, adeptAC III.xiii.131
Is he whipt?Is he whipped? AC III.xiii.131.2
Soundly, my Lord.Soundly, my lord. AC III.xiii.132.1
Cried he? and begg'd a Pardon?Cried he? And begged 'a pardon? AC III.xiii.132.2
He did aske fauour.He did ask favour. AC III.xiii.133
If that thy Father liue, let him repentIf that thy father live, let him repent AC III.xiii.134
Thou was't not made his daughter, and be thou sorrieThou wast not made his daughter; and be thou sorry AC III.xiii.135
To follow Casar in his Triumph, sinceTo follow Caesar in his triumph, since AC III.xiii.136
Thou hast bin whipt. For following him, henceforthThou hast been whipped for following him. Henceforth AC III.xiii.137
The white hand of a Lady Feauer thee,The white hand of a lady fever thee;fever (v.)
old form: Feauer
throw into a fever, cause to shiver
AC III.xiii.138
Shake thou to looke on't. Get thee backe to Casar,Shake thou to look on't. Get thee back to Caesar. AC III.xiii.139
Tell him thy entertainment: looke thou sayTell him thy entertainment. Look thou sayentertainment (n.)treatment, hospitality, receptionAC III.xiii.140
He makes me angry with him. For he seemesHe makes me angry with him; for he seems AC III.xiii.141
Proud and disdainfull, harping on what I am,Proud and disdainful, harping on what I am, AC III.xiii.142
Not what he knew I was. He makes me angry,Not what he knew I was. He makes me angry, AC III.xiii.143
And at this time most easie 'tis to doo't:And at this time most easy 'tis to do't, AC III.xiii.144
When my good Starres, that were my former guidesWhen my good stars that were my former guides AC III.xiii.145
Haue empty left their Orbes, and shot their FiresHave empty left their orbs and shot their firesorb (n.)
old form: Orbes
sphere, orbit, circle
AC III.xiii.146
Into th'Abisme of hell. If he mislike,Into th' abysm of hell. If he mislikeabysm (n.)
old form: Abisme
abyss, chasm, gulf
AC III.xiii.147
mislike (v.)dislike, be displeased with
My speech, and what is done, tell him he hasMy speech and what is done, tell him he has AC III.xiii.148
Hiparchus, my enfranched Bondman, whomHipparchus, my enfranched bondman, whombondman (n.)bondsman, serf, slaveAC III.xiii.149
enfranched (adj.)enfranchised, freed, liberated
He may at pleasure whip, or hang, or torture,He may at pleasure whip, or hang, or torture, AC III.xiii.150
As he shall like to quit me. Vrge it thou:As he shall like, to quit me. Urge it thou.quit (v.)avenge, requite, take vengeance [on]AC III.xiii.151
Hence with thy stripes, be gone. Hence with thy stripes, be gone!stripe (n.)stroke of a whip, lash, wealAC III.xiii.152
Exit Thid.Exit Thidias AC III.xiii.152
Haue you done yet?Have you done yet?terrene (adj.)
old form: Terrene
earthly, human, in this world
AC III.xiii.153.1
Alacke our Terrene MooneAlack, our terrene moon AC III.xiii.153.2
is now Eclipst, / And it portends aloneIs now eclipsed, and it portends alone AC III.xiii.154
the fall of Anthony.The fall of Antony. AC III.xiii.155.1
I must stay his time?I must stay his time. AC III.xiii.155.2
To flatter Casar, would you mingle eyesTo flatter Caesar, would you mingle eyeseye (n.)look, glance, gazeAC III.xiii.156
With one that tyes his points.With one that ties his points?point (n.)(usually plural) tagged lace [especially for attaching hose to the doublet]AC III.xiii.157.1
Not know me yet?Not know me yet? AC III.xiii.157.2
Cold-hearted toward me?Cold-hearted toward me? AC III.xiii.158.1
Ah (Deere) if I be so,Ah, dear, if I be so, AC III.xiii.158.2
From my cold heart let Heauen ingender haile,From my cold heart let heaven engender hail, AC III.xiii.159
And poyson it in the sourse, and the first stoneAnd poison it in the source, and the first stone AC III.xiii.160
Drop in my necke: as it determines soDrop in my neck: as it determines, soneck (n.)
old form: necke
AC III.xiii.161
determine (v.)come to an end, dissolve, melt
Dissolue my life, the next Casarian smile,Dissolve my life! The next Caesarion smite, AC III.xiii.162
Till by degrees the memory of my wombe,Till by degrees the memory of my womb, AC III.xiii.163
Together with my braue Egyptians all,Together with my brave Egyptians all,brave (adj.)
old form: braue
noble, worthy, excellent
AC III.xiii.164
By the discandering of this pelleted storme,By the discandying of this pelleted storm,pelleted (adj.)filled with pellets, full of hailAC III.xiii.165
discandying (n.)
old form: discandering
dissolving, melting, thawing
Lye grauelesse, till the Flies and Gnats of NyleLie graveless, till the flies and gnats of Nile AC III.xiii.166
Haue buried them for prey.Have buried them for prey! AC III.xiii.167.1
I am satisfied:I am satisfied. AC III.xiii.167.2
Casar sets downe in Alexandria, whereCaesar sits down in Alexandria, wheresit down (v.)begin a siege, encamp, blockadeAC III.xiii.168
I will oppose his Fate. Our force by Land,I will oppose his fate. Our force by landfate (n.)destiny, fortuneAC III.xiii.169
Hath Nobly held, our seuer'd Nauie tooHath nobly held; our severed navy too AC III.xiii.170
Haue knit againe, and Fleete, threatning most Sea-like.Have knit again, and fleet, threatening most sea-like.sea-like (adj.)in sea-going trim; or: like a stormy seaAC III.xiii.171
fleet (v.)
old form: Fleete
be afloat, be under sail
Where hast thou bin my heart? Dost thou heare Lady?Where hast thou been, my heart? Dost thou hear, lady? AC III.xiii.172
If from the Field I shall returne once moreIf from the field I shall return once morefield (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combatAC III.xiii.173
To kisse these Lips, I will appeare in Blood,To kiss these lips, I will appear in blood. AC III.xiii.174
I, and my Sword, will earne our Chronicle,I and my sword will earn our chronicle.chronicle (n.)place in history, historical accountAC III.xiii.175
There's hope in't yet.There's hope in't yet. AC III.xiii.176.1
That's my braue Lord.That's my brave lord!brave (adj.)
old form: braue
fine, excellent, splendid, impressive
AC III.xiii.176.2
I will be trebble-sinewed, hearted, breath'd,I will be treble-sinewed, hearted, breathed,breathed (adv.)
old form: breath'd
exercised, extended, exerted
AC III.xiii.177
hearted (adj.)heartfelt, spirited, full of vigour
treble-sinewed (adj.)
old form: trebble-sinewed
strengthened three times over
And fight maliciously: for when mine houresAnd fight maliciously. For when mine hours AC III.xiii.178
Were nice and lucky, men did ransome liuesWere nice and lucky, men did ransom livesnice (adj.)fastidious, particular, fussy, overscrupulousAC III.xiii.179
lucky (adj.)fortunate, successful, prosperous
Of me for iests: But now, Ile set my teeth,Of me for jests; but now I'll set my teeth, AC III.xiii.180
And send to darkenesse all that stop me. Come,And send to darkness all that stop me. Come,stop (v.)block, hinder, impede, obstructAC III.xiii.181
Let's haue one other gawdy night: Call to meLet's have one other gaudy night. Call to megaudy (adj.)
old form: gawdy
festive, joyful, merry
AC III.xiii.182
All my sad Captaines, fill our Bowles once more:All my sad captains. Fill our bowls once more.sad (adj.)dismal, morose, sullenAC III.xiii.183
Let's mocke the midnight Bell.Let's mock the midnight bell. AC III.xiii.184.1
It is my Birth-day,It is my birthday. AC III.xiii.184.2
I had thought t'haue held it poore. But since my LordI had thought t' have held it poor. But since my lord AC III.xiii.185
Is Anthony againe, I will be Cleopatra.Is Antony again, I will be Cleopatra. AC III.xiii.186
We will yet do well.We will yet do well. AC III.xiii.187
Call all his Noble Captaines to my Lord.Call all his noble captains to my lord. AC III.xiii.188
Do so, wee'l speake to them, / And to night Ile forceDo so, we'll speak to them; and tonight I'll force AC III.xiii.189
The Wine peepe through their scarres. / Come on (my Queene)The wine peep through their scars. Come on, my queen, AC III.xiii.190
There's sap in't yet. The next time I do fightThere's sap in't yet! The next time I do fight, AC III.xiii.191
Ile make death loue me: for I will contendI'll make death love me, for I will contendcontend (v.)fight, engage in combat, struggleAC III.xiii.192
Euen with his pestilent Sythe. Even with his pestilent scythe. AC III.xiii.193
Exeunt.Exeunt all but Enobarbus AC III.xiii.193
Now hee'l out-stare the Lightning, to be furiousNow he'll outstare the lightning. To be furiousfurious (adj.)passionate, uproarious, excitableAC III.xiii.194
Is to be frighted out of feare, and in that moodeIs to be frighted out of fear, and in that moodfright (v.), past form frightedfrighten, scare, terrifyAC III.xiii.195
The Doue will pecke the Estridge; and I see stillThe dove will peck the estridge; and I see stillestridge (n.)type of large hawk, goshawkAC III.xiii.196
A diminution in our Captaines braine,A diminution in our captain's brain AC III.xiii.197
Restores his heart; when valour prayes in reason,Restores his heart. When valour preys on reason,heart (n.)courage, spirit, valourAC III.xiii.198
It eates the Sword it fights with: I will seekeIt eats the sword it fights with. I will seek AC III.xiii.199
Some way to leaue him. Some way to leave him. AC III.xiii.200
Exeunt. Exit AC III.xiii.200
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