As You Like It
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Enter Clowne and Awdrie.Enter Touchstone and Audrey AYL V.i.1
Clow. TOUCHSTONE 
We shall finde a time Awdrie, patienceWe shall find a time, Audrey. Patience, AYL V.i.1
gentle Awdrie.gentle Audrey.gentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kindAYL V.i.2
Awd. AUDREY 
Faith the Priest was good enough, for all the oldeFaith, the priest was good enough, for all the old AYL V.i.3
gentlemans saying.gentleman's saying. AYL V.i.4
Clow. TOUCHSTONE 
A most wicked Sir Oliuer, Awdrie, a most A most wicked Sir Oliver, Audrey, a most AYL V.i.5
vile Mar-text. But Awdrie, there is a youth heere in thevile Martext. But, Audrey, there is a youth here in the AYL V.i.6
Forrest layes claime to you.forest lays claim to you. AYL V.i.7
Awd. AUDREY 
I, I know who 'tis: he hath no interest in mee inAy, I know who 'tis: he hath no interest in me in AYL V.i.8
the world: here comes the man you meane.the world. Here comes the man you mean. AYL V.i.9
Enter William.Enter William AYL V.i.10.1
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
It is meat and drinke to me to see a Clowne,It is meat and drink to me to see a clown.clown (n.)yokel, rustic, country bumpkin; also: low comic character [in a play]AYL V.i.10
by my troth, we that haue good wits, haue much to answerBy my troth, we that have good wits have much to answertroth, by myby my truth [exclamation emphasizing an assertion]AYL V.i.11
for: we shall be flouting: we cannot hold.for: we shall be flouting, we cannot hold.flout (v.)insult, abuse, mockAYL V.i.12
hold (v.)stop, cease, hold on
Will. WILLIAM 
Good eu'n Audrey.Good even, Audrey. AYL V.i.13
Aud. AUDREY 
God ye good eu'n William.God ye good even, William. AYL V.i.14
Will. WILLIAM 
And good eu'n to you Sir.And good even to you, sir. AYL V.i.15
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Good eu'n gentle friend. Couer thy head,Good even, gentle friend. Cover thy head,cover (v.)
old form: couer
put on one's hat [after it has been removed to show respect]
AYL V.i.16
gentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kind
couer thy head: Nay prethee bee eouer'd. How olde arecover thy head; nay, prithee, be covered. How old are AYL V.i.17
you Friend?you, friend? AYL V.i.18
Will. WILLIAM 
Fiue and twentie Sir.Five-and-twenty, sir. AYL V.i.19
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
A ripe age: Is thy name William?A ripe age. Is thy name William?ripe (adj.)mature, sophisticated, refinedAYL V.i.20
Will. WILLIAM 
William, sir.William, sir. AYL V.i.21
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
A faire name. Was't borne i'th Forrest heere?A fair name. Wast born i'th' forest here? AYL V.i.22
Will. WILLIAM 
I sir, I thanke God.Ay, sir, I thank God. AYL V.i.23
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Thanke God: A good answer: Art rich?‘ Thank God:’ a good answer. Art rich? AYL V.i.24
Will. WILLIAM 
'Faith sir, so, so.Faith, sir, so so. AYL V.i.25
Cle. TOUCHSTONE 
So, so, is good, very good, very excellent‘ So so ’ is good, very good, very excellent AYL V.i.26
good: and yet it is not, it is but so, so: Art thou wise?good; and yet it is not, it is but so so. Art thou wise? AYL V.i.27
Will.WILLIAM 
I sir, I haue a prettie wit.Ay, sir, I have a pretty wit.pretty (adj.)
old form: prettie
fair, considerable, ample
AYL V.i.28
wit (n.)mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Why, thou saist well. I do now rememberWhy, thou sayest well. I do now remember AYL V.i.29
a saying: The Foole doth thinke he is wise, but the wisemana saying: ‘ The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise AYL V.i.30
knowes himselfe to be a Foole. The Heathen Philosopher,man knows himself to be a fool.’ The heathen philosopher, AYL V.i.31
when he had a desire to eate a Grape, would openwhen he had a desire to eat a grape, would open AYL V.i.32
his lips when he put it into his mouth, meaning thereby,his lips when he put it into his mouth, meaning thereby AYL V.i.33
that Grapes were made to eate, and lippes to open. You dothat grapes were made to eat and lips to open. You do AYL V.i.34
loue this maid?love this maid? AYL V.i.35
Will. WILLIAM 
I do sit.I do, sir. AYL V.i.36
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Giue me your hand: Art thou Learned?Give me your hand. Art thou learned? AYL V.i.37
Will. WILLIAM 
No sir.No, sir. AYL V.i.38
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Then learne this of me, To haue, is to haue.Then learn this of me. To have is to have. AYL V.i.39
For it is a figure in Rhetoricke, that drink being powr'd outFor it is a figure in rhetoric that drink, being poured outfigure (n.)figure of speech, device, piece of rhetoricAYL V.i.40
of a cup into a glasse, by filling the one, doth empty theof a cup into a glass, by filling the one doth empty the AYL V.i.41
other. For all your Writers do consent, that ipse is hee:other; for all your writers do consent that ‘ ipse ’ is he.consent (v.)agree, concur, acquiesceAYL V.i.42
now you are not ipse, for I am he.Now, you are not ‘ ipse,’ for I am he. AYL V.i.43
Will. WILLIAM 
Which he sir?Which he, sir? AYL V.i.44
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
He sir, that must marrie this woman:He, sir, that must marry this woman. AYL V.i.45
Therefore you Clowne, abandon: which is in the vulgar,Therefore, you clown, abandon – which is in the vulgarclown (n.)
old form: Clowne
yokel, rustic, country bumpkin; also: low comic character [in a play]
AYL V.i.46
vulgar (n.)vernacular, everyday language
leaue the societie: which in the boorish, is companie,‘ leave ’ – the society – which in the boorish is ‘ company ’ – boorish (n.)coarse vernacular, uncultured speechAYL V.i.47
society (n.)
old form: societie
companionship, fellowship, association
of this female: which in the common, is woman:of this female – which in the common is ‘ woman’ – common (n.)vernacular, everyday speechAYL V.i.48
which together, is, abandon the society of this Female,which, together, is ‘ abandon the society of this female,’ AYL V.i.49
or Clowne thou perishest: or to thy better vnderstanding,or, clown, thou perishest; or, to thy better understanding, AYL V.i.50
dyest; or (to wit) I kill thee, make thee away,diest; or, to wit, I kill thee, make thee away,wit, to[legal] that is to sayAYL V.i.51
translate thy life into death, thy libertie into bondage:translate thy life into death, thy liberty into bondage.translate (v.)transform, change, alterAYL V.i.52
I will deale in poyson with thee, or in bastinado, or in I will deal in poison with thee, or in bastinado, or inbastinadocudgelling, beating with a stick [esp. on the soles of the feet]AYL V.i.53
steele: I will bandy with thee in faction, I will ore-runsteel; I will bandy with thee in faction; I will o'er-runbandy (v.)exchange, swap, send to and froAYL V.i.54
faction (n.)insult, dissension, abuse
thee with police: I will kill thee a hundred and fiftythee with policy; I will kill thee a hundred and fiftypolicy (n.)
old form: police
stratagem, cunning, intrigue, craft
AYL V.i.55
wayes, therefore tremble and depart.ways – therefore tremble and depart. AYL V.i.56
Aud. AUDREY 
Do good William.Do, good William. AYL V.i.57
Will. WILLIAM 
God rest you merry sir. God rest you merry, sir. AYL V.i.58
ExitExit AYL V.i.58
Enter Corin.Enter Corin AYL V.i.59
Cor. CORIN 
Our Master and Mistresse seekes you: come away,Our master and mistress seeks you: come away, AYL V.i.59
away.away. AYL V.i.60
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Trip Audry, trip Audry, I attend, ITrip, Audrey, trip, Audrey. I attend, Iattend (v.)accompany, follow closely, go withAYL V.i.61
trip (v.)move, run along, skip
attend. attend. AYL V.i.62
ExeuntExeunt AYL V.i.62
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