Troilus and Cressida
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Enter Hecter and Andromache.Enter Hector and Andromachetempered (adj.)
old form: temper'd
in such a mood, of this disposition
TC V.iii.1
ungently (adv.)
old form: vngently
unkindly, roughly, rudely
And. ANDROMACHE 
When was my Lord so much vngently temper'd,When was my lord so much ungently tempered, TC V.iii.1
To stop his eares against admonishment?To stop his ears against admonishment?admonishment (n.)warning, cautionTC V.iii.2
Vnarme, vnarme, and doe not fight to day.Unarm, unarm, and do not fight today.unarm (v.)
old form: vnarme
disarm, remove armour
TC V.iii.3
Hect. HECTOR 
You traine me to offend you: get you gone.You train me to offend you; get you gone.offend (v.)harm, hurt, painTC V.iii.4
train (v.)
old form: traine
draw on, induce, tempt
By the euerlasting gods, Ile goe.By all the everlasting gods, I'll go! TC V.iii.5
And. ANDROMACHE 
My dreames will sure proue ominous to the day.My dreams will sure prove ominous to the day.ominous (adj.)fateful, portentousTC V.iii.6
Hect. HECTOR 
No more I say. No more, I say. TC V.iii.7.1
Enter Cassandra.Enter Cassandra TC V.iii.7
Cassa. CASSANDRA 
Where is my brother Hector?Where is my brother Hector? TC V.iii.7.2
And. ANDROMACHE 
Here sister, arm'd, and bloudy in intent:Here, sister; armed, and bloody in intent.bloody (adj.)
old form: bloudy
blood-thirsty, warlike, ferocious
TC V.iii.8
intent (n.)intention, purpose, aim
Consort with me in loud and deere petition:Consort with me in loud and dear petition;dear (adj.)
old form: deere
heartfelt, earnest, zealous
TC V.iii.9
Pursue we him on knees: for I haue dreamptPursue we him on knees; for I have dreamed TC V.iii.10
Of bloudy turbulence; and this whole nightOf bloody turbulence, and this whole night TC V.iii.11
Hath nothing beene but shapes, and formes of slaughter.Hath nothing been but shapes and forms of slaughter. TC V.iii.12
Cass. CASSANDRA 
O, 'tis true.O, 'tis true. TC V.iii.13.1
Hect. HECTOR 
Ho? bid my Trumpet sound.Ho! Bid my trumpet sound! TC V.iii.13.2
Cass. CASSANDRA 
No notes of sallie, for the heauens, sweet brother.No notes of sally, for the heavens, sweet brother.sally (n.)
old form: sallie
sudden attack against an enemy, sortie
TC V.iii.14
Hect. HECTOR 
Begon I say: the gods haue heard me sweare.Be gone, I say; the gods have heard me swear. TC V.iii.15
Cass. CASSANDRA 
The gods are deafe to hot and peeuish vowes;The gods are deaf to hot and peevish vows;peevish (adj.)
old form: peeuish
silly, foolish; or: headstrong, impulsive
TC V.iii.16
They are polluted offrings, more abhordThey are polluted offerings, more abhorred TC V.iii.17
Then spotted Liuers in the sacrifice.Than spotted livers in the sacrifice.spotted (adj.)stained, blemishedTC V.iii.18
And. ANDROMACHE 
O be perswaded, doe not count it holy,O, be persuaded! Do not count it holy TC V.iii.19
To hurt by being iust; it is as lawfull:To hurt by being just; it is as lawful,just (adj.)
old form: iust
honourable, loyal, faithful
TC V.iii.20
For we would count giue much to as violent thefts,For we would give much, to use violent thefts, TC V.iii.21
And rob in the behalfe of charitie.And rob in the behalf of charity. TC V.iii.22
Cass. CASSANDRA 
It is the purpose that makes strong the vowe;It is the purpose that makes strong the vow;purpose (n.)intention, aim, planTC V.iii.23
But vowes to euery purpose must not hold:But vows to every purpose must not hold. TC V.iii.24
Vnatme sweete Hector.Unarm, sweet Hector.unarm (v.)
old form: Vnatme
disarm, remove armour
TC V.iii.25.1
Hect. HECTOR 
Hold you still I say;Hold you still, I say; TC V.iii.25.2
Mine honour keepes the weather of my fate:Mine honour keeps the weather of my fate.weather, keep the
old form: keepes
keep to the windward side
TC V.iii.26
Life euery man holds deere, but the deere manLie every man holds dear, but the dear mandear (adj.)
old form: deere
noble, honourable, worthy
TC V.iii.27
Holds honor farre more precious, deere, then life.Holds honour far more precious-dear than life.precious-dear (adj.)
old form: precious, deere
dearly precious
TC V.iii.28
Enter Troylus.Enter Troilus TC V.iii.29
How now yong man? mean'st thou to fight to day?How now, young man, mean'st thou to fight today? TC V.iii.29
And. ANDROMACHE 
Cassandra, call my father to perswade.Cassandra, call my father to persuade. TC V.iii.30
Exit Cassandra.Exit Cassandra TC V.iii.30
Hect. HECTOR 
No faith yong Troylus; doffe thy harnesse youth:No, faith, young Troilus; doff thy harness, youth.doff (v.)
old form: doffe
throw off, get rid of, do away with
TC V.iii.31
harness (n.)
old form: harnesse
armour
I am to day ith'vaine of Chiualrie:I am today i'the vein of chivalry. TC V.iii.32
Let grow thy Sinews till their knots be strong;Let grow thy sinews till their knots be strong,sinew (n.)muscleTC V.iii.33
And tempt not yet the brushes of the warre.And tempt not yet the brushes of the war.brush (n.)hostile meeting, collision, forceful encounterTC V.iii.34
tempt (v.)risk, venture out to, dare to encounter
Vnarme thee, goe; and doubt thou not braue boy,Unarm thee, go; and doubt thou not, brave boy,brave (adj.)
old form: braue
noble, worthy, excellent
TC V.iii.35
unarm (v.)
old form: Vnarme
disarm, remove armour
Ile stand today, for thee, and me, and Troy.I'll stand today for thee, and me, and Troy. TC V.iii.36
Troy. TROILUS 
Brother, you haue a vice of mercy in you;Brother, you have a vice of mercy in you, TC V.iii.37
Which better fits a Lyon, then a man.Which better fits a lion than a man. TC V.iii.38
Hect. HECTOR 
What vice is that? good Troylus chide me for it.What vice is that? Good Troilus, chide me for it.chide (v.), past form chidscold, rebuke, reproveTC V.iii.39
Troy. TROILUS 
When many times the captiue Grecian fals,When many times the captive Grecian falls, TC V.iii.40
Euen in the fanne and winde of your faire Sword:Even in the fan and wind of your fair sword, TC V.iii.41
You bid them rise, and liue.You bid them rise and live. TC V.iii.42
Hect. HECTOR 
O 'tis faire play.O,'tis fair play. TC V.iii.43.1
Troy. TROILUS 
Fooles play, by heauen Hector.Fool's play, by heaven, Hector. TC V.iii.43.2
Hect. HECTOR 
How now? how now?How now, how now? TC V.iii.44.1
Troy. TROILUS 
For th'loue of all the godsFor th' love of all the gods, TC V.iii.44.2
Let's leaue the Hermit Pitty with our Mothers;Let's leave the hermit Pity with our mothers; TC V.iii.45
And when we haue our Armors buckled on,And when we have our armours buckled on, TC V.iii.46
The venom'd vengeance ride vpon our swords,The venomed vengeance ride upon our swords,venomed (adj.)
old form: venom'd
poisoned, venomous
TC V.iii.47
Spur them to ruthfull worke, reine them from ruth.Spur them to ruthful work, rein them from ruth!ruth (n.)pity, compassion, sympathyTC V.iii.48
ruthful (adj.)
old form: ruthfull
piteous, lamentable, woeful
Hect. HECTOR 
Fie sauage, fie.Fie, savage, fie! TC V.iii.49.1
Troy. TROILUS 
Hector, then 'tis warres.Hector, then 'tis wars. TC V.iii.49.2
Hect. HECTOR 
Troylus, I would not haue you fight to day.Troilus, I would not have you fight today. TC V.iii.50
Troy. TROILUS 
Who should with-hold me?Who should withhold me?withhold (v.)
old form: with-hold
restrain, hold back, keep in check
TC V.iii.51
Not fate, obedience, nor the hand of Mars,Not fate, obedience, nor the hand of MarsMars (n.)Roman god of warTC V.iii.52
Beckning with fierie trunchion my retire;Beckoning with fiery truncheon my retire;truncheon (n.)
old form: trunchion
military baton, staff of office
TC V.iii.53
retire (n.)retreat, withdrawal
Not Priamus, and Hecuba on knees;Not Priamus and Hecuba on knees, TC V.iii.54
Their eyes ore-galled with recourse of teares;Their eyes o'ergalled with recourse of tears;overgalled (adj.)
old form: ore-galled
badly swollen, heavily inflamed
TC V.iii.55
recourse (n.)repeated flowing, recurrence
Nor you my brother, with your true sword drawneNor you, my brother, with your true sword drawn, TC V.iii.56
Oppos'd to hinder me, should stop my way:Opposed to hinder me, should stop my way, TC V.iii.57
But by my ruine.But by my ruin.ruin (n.)
old form: ruine
ruination, destruction, devastation
TC V.iii.58
Enter Priam and Cassandra.Enter Priam and Cassandra TC V.iii.59
Cass. CASSANDRA 
Lay hold vpon him Priam, hold him fast:Lay hold upon him, Priam, hold him fast; TC V.iii.59
He is thy crutch; now if thou loose thy stay,He is thy crutch. Now if thou lose thy stay,stay (n.)support, propTC V.iii.60
Thou on him leaning, and all Troy on thee,Thou on him leaning, and all Troy on thee, TC V.iii.61
Fall all together.Fall all together. TC V.iii.62.1
Priam. PRIAM 
Come Hector, come, goe backe:Come, Hector, come; go back. TC V.iii.62.2
Thy wife hath dreampt: thy mother hath had visions;Thy wife hath dreamed, thy mother hath had visions, TC V.iii.63
Cassandra doth foresee; and I my selfe,Cassandra doth foresee, and I myself TC V.iii.64
Am like a Prophet suddenly enrapt,Am like a prophet suddenly enrapt,enrapt (adj.)enraptured, inspired, carried awayTC V.iii.65
to tell thee that this day is ominous:To tell thee that this day is ominous. TC V.iii.66
Therefore come backe.Therefore, come back.afield, a-field (adv.)
old form: a field
on the field of battle
TC V.iii.67.1
Hect. HECTOR 
Aneas is a field,Aeneas is a-field, TC V.iii.67.2
And I do stand engag'd to many Greekes,And I do stand engaged to many Greeks,engaged (adj.)
old form: engag'd
pledged, bound, sworn
TC V.iii.68
Euen in the faith of valour, to appeareEven in the faith of valour, to appearfaith (n.)promise, assurance, pledgeTC V.iii.69
This morning to them.This morning to them. TC V.iii.70.1
Priam. PRIAM 
I, but thou shalt not goe,Ay, but thou shalt not go. TC V.iii.70.2
Hect. HECTOR 
I must not breake my faith:I must not break my faith. TC V.iii.71
You know me dutifull, therefore deare sir,You know me dutiful; therefore, dear sir, TC V.iii.72
Let me not shame respect; but giue me leaueLet me not shame respect, but give me leave TC V.iii.73
To take that course by your consent and voice,To take that course by your consent and voice,course (n.)course of action, way of proceedingTC V.iii.74
voice (n.)support, approval, good word
Which you doe here forbid me, Royall Priam.Which you do here forbid me, royal Priam. TC V.iii.75
Cass. CASSANDRA 
O Priam, yeelde not to him.O Priam, yield not to him! TC V.iii.76.1
And. ANDROMACHE 
Doe not deere father.Do not, dear father. TC V.iii.76.2
Hect. HECTOR 
Andromache I am offended with you:Andromache, I am offended with you. TC V.iii.77
Vpon the loue you beare me, get you in.Upon the love you bear me, get you in. TC V.iii.78
Exit Andromache.Exit Andromache TC V.iii.78
Troy. TROILUS 
This foolish, dreaming, superstitious girle,This foolish, dreaming, superstitious girl TC V.iii.79
Makes all these bodements.Makes all these bodements.bodement (n.)omen, portent, auguryTC V.iii.80.1
Cass. CASSANDRA 
O farewell, deere Hector:O, farewell, dear Hector! TC V.iii.80.2
Looke how thou diest; looke how thy eye turnes pale:Look how thou diest! Look, how thy eye turns pale! TC V.iii.81
Looke how thy wounds doth bleede at many vents:Look how thy wounds do bleed at many vents!vent (n.)aperture, openingTC V.iii.82
Harke how Troy roares; how Hecuba cries out;Hark how Troy roars, how Hecuba cries out, TC V.iii.83
How poore Andromache shrils her dolour forth;How poor Andromache shrills her dolour forth!dolour (n.)sorrow, grief, lamentationTC V.iii.84
Behold distraction, frenzie, and amazement,Behold distraction, frenzy, and amazementamazement (n.)alarm, apprehension, fearTC V.iii.85
Like witlesse Antickes one another meete,Like witless antics one another meet,amazement (n.)bewilderment, perplexity, distractionTC V.iii.86
antic, antick(e), antique (n.)grotesque figure, grinning jester, buffoon
And all cry Hector, Hectors dead: O Hector!And all cry ‘ Hector! Hector's dead!’ – O Hector! TC V.iii.87
Troy. TROILUS 
Away, away.Away! Away! TC V.iii.88
Cas. CASSANDRA 
Farewell: yes, soft: Hector I take my leaue;Farewell – yes, soft: Hector, I take my leave.soft (adv.)[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quietTC V.iii.89
Thou do'st thy selfe, and all our Troy deceiue. Thou dost thyself and all our Troy deceive.deceive (v.)
old form: deceiue
delude, mislead, take in
TC V.iii.90
Exit.Exit TC V.iii.90
Hect. HECTOR 
You are amaz'd, my Liege, at her exclaime:You are amazed, my liege, at her exclaim.liege (n.)lord, sovereignTC V.iii.91
amazed (adj.)
old form: amaz'd
dumbfounded, stunned, thunderstruck, overwhelmed
exclaim (n.)
old form: exclaime
exclamation, outcry, protest
Goe in and cheere the Towne, weele forth and fight:Go in, and cheer the town. We'll forth, and fight, TC V.iii.92
Doe deedes of praise, and tell you them at night.Do deeds worth praise, and tell you them at night. TC V.iii.93
Priam. PRIAM 
Farewell: the gods with safetie stand about thee. Farewell; the gods with safety stand about thee!safety (n.)
old form: safetie
prudent course of action, best safeguard
TC V.iii.94
Alarum.Exeunt Priam and Hector by different doors. Alarum TC V.iii.94
Troy. TROILUS 
They are at it, harke: proud Diomed, beleeueThey are at it, hark! – Proud Diomed, believe TC V.iii.95
I come to loose my arme, or winne my sleeue.I come to lose my arm or win my sleeve. TC V.iii.96
Enter Pandar.Enter Pandarus TC V.iii.97
Pand. PANDARUS 
Doe you heare my Lord? do you heare?Do you hear, my lord? Do you hear? TC V.iii.97
Troy. TROILUS 
What now?What now? TC V.iii.98
Pand. PANDARUS 
Here's a Letter come from yond poore girle.Here's a letter come from yond poor girl. TC V.iii.99
Troy. TROILUS 
Let me reade.Let me read. TC V.iii.100
Pand. PANDARUS 
A whorson tisicke, a whorson rascally tisicke,A whoreson tisick, a whoreson rascally tisicktisick (n.)
old form: tisicke
consumptive cough, infection of lungs and throat
TC V.iii.101
so troubles me; and the foolish fortune of this girle, andso troubles me, and the foolish fortune of this girl; and TC V.iii.102
what one thing, what another, that I shall leaue you onewhat one thing, what another, that I shall leave you one TC V.iii.103
o'th's dayes: and I haue a rheume in mine eyes too; ando' these days; and I have rheum in mine eyes too, andrheum (n.)
old form: rheume
watery discharge, seepage [especially of the eyes]
TC V.iii.104
such an ache in my bones; that vnlesse a man were curst,such an ache in my bones that unless a man were curst TC V.iii.105
I cannot tell what to thinke on't. What sayes shee there?I cannot tell what to think on't. – What says she there? TC V.iii.106
Troy. TROILUS 
Words, words, meere words, no matter from the heart;Words, words, mere words, no matter from the heart;mere (adv.)
old form: meere
exclusively, purely, solely
TC V.iii.107
Th'effect doth operate another way.Th' effect doth operate another way.effect (n.)result, end, outcome, fulfilmentTC V.iii.108
He tears the letter TC V.iii.109
Goe winde to winde, there turne and change together:Go, wind, to wind, there turn and change together. TC V.iii.109
My loue with words and errors still she feedes;My love with words and errors still she feeds,error (n.)deceit, falsehood, deceptionTC V.iii.110
But edifies another with her deedes. Pand. Why, but heare you? Troy. Hence brother lackie; ignomie and shame / Pursue thy life, and liue aye with thy name.But edifies another with her deeds. TC V.iii.111
ALarum. Exeunt.Exeunt TC V.iii.111
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