King Edward III

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Enter at one doore Derby from Eraunce, At an other doore, Audley with a Drum.Enter at one door Derby from France, at an other door Audley with a drum E3 II.ii.1
Thrice noble Audley, well incountred heere,Thrice noble Audley, well encountered here! E3 II.ii.1
How is it with oursoueraigne and his peeres?How is it with our sovereign and his peers? E3 II.ii.2
Tis full a fortnight since I saw his highnes, 'Tis full a fortnight since I saw his highness, E3 II.ii.3
What time he sent me forth to muster men,What time he sent me forth to muster men, E3 II.ii.4
Which I accordingly haue done and bring them hither,Which I accordingly have done, and bring them hither E3 II.ii.5
In faire aray before his maiestie:In fair array before his majesty.fair (adj.)

old form: faire
fine, pleasing, splendid, excellent
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array (n.)

old form: aray
readiness for combat, warlike state
King. What newes my Lord of Derby from the Emperor.What news, my lord of Derby, from the Emperor? E3 II.ii.7
As good as we desire: the EmperorAs good as we desire: the Emperor E3 II.ii.8
Hath yeelded to his highnes friendly ayd,Hath yielded to his highness friendly aid, E3 II.ii.9
And makes our king leiuetenant generallAnd makes our king lieutenant-general E3 II.ii.10
In all his lands and large dominions,In all his lands and large dominions.dominion (n.)
land, territory, province
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Then via for the spatious bounds of Fraunce;Then via for the spacious bounds of France!bound (n.)
territory, region, domain
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What doth his highnes leap to heare these newes?What, doth his highness leap to hear these news?leap (v.)
rejoice, enthuse, exult
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Ihaue not yet found time to open them,I have not yet found time to open (v.)
announce, communicate, divulge
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The king is in his closet malcontent,The King is in his closet, malcontent,malcontent (adj.)
discontented, disaffected, dissatisfied
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closet (n.)
private chamber, study, own room
For what I know not, but he gaue in charge,For what I know not, but he gave in chargegive in charge

old form: gaue
give orders, command, direct
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Till after dinner, none should interrupt him:Till after dinner none should interrupt him. E3 II.ii.17
The Countesse Salisbury, and her father Warwike,The Countess Salisbury and her father Warwick, E3 II.ii.18
Artoyes, and all looke vnderneath the browes.Artois, and all, look underneath the brows.brow (n.)

old form: browes
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Vndoubtedly then some thing is a misse.Undoubtedly then something is amiss. E3 II.ii.20
Trumpet within E3 II.ii.21.1
The Trumpets sound, the king is now abroad,The trumpets sound; the King is now abroad.abroad (adv.)
around, about, on the move
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Enter the King.Enter the King E3 II.ii.22
Hhere comes his highnes.Here comes his highness. E3 II.ii.22
Befall my soueraigne, all my soueraignes wish,Befall my sovereign all my sovereign's wish!befall (v.), past forms befallen, befell
happen to, come to
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Ah that thou wert a Witch to make it so.Ah, that thou wert a witch to make it so! E3 II.ii.24
The Emperour greeteth you.The Emperor greeteth you – (presenting letters) E3 II.ii.25.1
Would it were the Countesse.Would it were the Countess! E3 II.ii.25.2
And hath accorded to your highnes suite,And hath accorded to your highness' suitsuit (n.)

old form: suite
formal request, entreaty, petition
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accord (v.)
agree, assent, consent
Thou lyest she hath not, but I would she had,Thou liest, she hath not; but I would she had. E3 II.ii.27
All loue and duety to my Lord the King.All love and duty to my lord the king! E3 II.ii.28
Well all but one is none, what newes with you?Well, all but one is none. – What news with you? E3 II.ii.29
I haue my liege, leuied those horse and foote.I have, my liege, levied those horse and footlevy (v.)

old form: leuied
enlist, conscript, muster
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horse (n.)
cavalry, horse soldiers
foot (n.)

old form: foote
foot-soldiers, infantry
liege (n.)
lord, sovereign
According as your charge, and brought them hither.According as your charge, and brought them hither.according as (prep.)
according to
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charge (n.)
command, order, injunction, instruction
Then let those foote trudge hence vpon those horse,Then let those foot trudge hence upon those horse,trudge (v.)
go away, depart, leave
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According too our discharge and be gonne:According to our discharge, and be gone. – discharge (n.)
dismissal, permission to leave
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Darby Ile looke vpon the Countesse minde anone,Derby, I'll look upon the Countess' mind anon.anon (adv.)

old form: anone
soon, shortly, presently
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The Countesse minde my liege.The Countess' mind, my liege?  E3 II.ii.35
I meane the Emperour, leaue me alone.I mean the Emperor. – Leave me alone. E3 II.ii.36
What is his mind?What's in his mind? E3 II.ii.37.1
Lets leaue him to his humor. Let's leave him to his humour.humour (n.)

old form: humor
mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
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Exunt.Exeunt Derby and Audley E3 II.ii.38
Thus from the harts aboundant speakes the tongue,Thus from the heart's abundance speaks the tongue: E3 II.ii.38
Countesse for Emperour, and indeed why not?‘ Countess ’ for ‘ Emperor ’ – and indeed, why not? E3 II.ii.39
She is as imperator ouer me, and I to herShe is as imperator over me, and I to herimperator (n.)
emperor, absolute ruler, sovereign
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Am as a kneeling vassaile that obserues, Am as a kneeling vassal, that observesvassal (n.)

old form: vassaile
servant, slave, subject
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The pleasure, or displeasure of her eyeThe pleasure or displeasure of her eye. E3 II.ii.42
Enter Lodwike.Enter Lodowick E3 II.ii.43.1
Ki. What saies the more then Cleopatras match,What says the more than Cleopatra's matchCleopatra (n.)
Egyptian queen in 1st-c BC
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To Casar now?To Caesar now? E3 II.ii.44.1
That yet my liege ere night,That yet, my liege, ere night E3 II.ii.44.2
She will resolue your maiestie.She will resolve your majesty.resolve (v.)

old form: resolue
answer, respond to
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Drum within E3 II.ii.46
What drum is this that thunders forth this march,What drum is this that thunders forth this march E3 II.ii.46
To start the tender Cupid in my bosome,To start the tender Cupid in my bosom?start (v.)
startle, alarm, disturb
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Cupid (n.)
[pron: 'kyoopid] Roman god of love, son of Venus and Mercury; a winged, blindfolded boy with curved bow and arrows
Poore shipskin how it braules with him that beateth it:Poor sheepskin, how it brawls with him that beateth it!sheepskin (n.)

old form: shipskin
[descriptive of a] drum [the skin of a sheep being used for the making of drumheads]
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brawl (v.)

old form: braules
quarrel, squabble, contend
Go breake the thundring parchment bottome out,Go, break the thund'ring parchment-bottom out,out (adv.)
fully, completely, outright, totally
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parchment-bottom (n.)[descriptive of a] drum
break (v.)

old form: breake
wear out, exhaust
And I will teach it to conduct sweete lynes,And I will teach it to conduct sweet linesconduct (v.)
carry, convey, direct
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Vnto the bosome of a heauenly Nymph,Unto the bosom of a heavenly nymph; E3 II.ii.51
For I wiii vse it as my writing paper,For I will use it as my writing paper, E3 II.ii.52
And so reduce him from a scoulding drum,And so reduce him from a scolding drum E3 II.ii.53
To be the herald and deare counsaiie bearer,To be the herald and dear counsel-bearercounsel-bearer (n.)carrier of private messagesE3 II.ii.54
Betwixt a goddesse, and a mighty king:Betwixt a goddess and a mighty king. E3 II.ii.55
Go bid the drummer learne to touch the Lute,Go, bid the drummer learn to touch the lute,touch (v.)
finger, sound, play on
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Or hang him in the braces of his drum,Or hang him in the braces of his drum,brace (n.)
cord, strap, thong
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For now we thinke it an vnciuill thing,For now we think it an uncivil thinguncivil (adj.)

old form: vnciuill
uncivilized, barbarous, unrefined
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To trouble heauen wrth such harsh resounds, To trouble heaven with such harsh resounds.resound (v.)
resounding noise, reverberation
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Away.Away! E3 II.ii.60
Exit.Exit Lodowick E3 II.ii.60
The quarrell that I haue requires no armes,The quarrel that I have requires no arms E3 II.ii.61
But these of myne, and these shall meete my foe,But these of mine; and these shall meet my foe E3 II.ii.62
In a deepe march of penytrable grones,In a deep march of penetrable groans;march (n.)
sequence, rhythmical movement
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penetrable (adj.)

old form: penytrable
penetrating, piercing
My eyes shall be my arrowes, and my sighesMy eyes shall be my arrows, and my sighs E3 II.ii.64
Shall serue me as the vantage of the winde,Shall serve me as the vantage of the wind,vantage (n.)
right moment, suitable opportunity
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To wherle away my sweetest artyllerie:To whirl away my sweetest artillery. E3 II.ii.66
Ah but alas she winnes the sunne of me,Ah, but alas, she wins the sun of me, E3 II.ii.67
For that is she her selfe, and thence it comes,For that is she herself, and thence it comes E3 II.ii.68
That Poets tearme, the wanton warriour blinde:That poets term the wanton warrior blind;wanton (adj.)
unrestrained, undisciplined, boisterous, uncontrolled
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But loue hath eyes as iudgement to his steps,But love hath eyes as judgement to his steps,judgement (n.)

old form: iudgement
guide, leader, director
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Till two much loued glory dazles them?Till too much loved glory dazzles them. – glory (n.)
splendour, magnificence, brilliance
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How now.How now?  E3 II.ii.72
Enter Lodwike.Enter Lodowick E3 II.ii.73.1
My liege the drum that stroke the lusty march,My liege, the drum that stroke the lusty marchstrike (v.)

old form: stroke
beat, sound, strike up
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lusty (adj.)
merry, cheerful, lively
Stands with Prince Edward your thrice valiant sonne.Stands with Prince Edward, your thrice valiant son.stand with (v.)
accompany, go along with, attend
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Enter Prince Edward.Enter Prince Edward E3 II.ii.75
I see the boy, oh how his mothers face,(aside) I see the boy. Oh, how his mother's face, E3 II.ii.75
Modeld in his, corrects my straid desire,Modelled in his, corrects my strayed desire, E3 II.ii.76
And rates my heart, and chides my theeuish eie,And rates my heart, and chides my thievish eye,chide (v.), past form chid
scold, rebuke, reprove
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rate (v.)
berate, reproach, rebuke, scold
Who being rich ennough in seeing her,Who, being rich enough in seeing her, E3 II.ii.78
Yet seekes elsewhere and basest theft is that,Yet seeks elsewhere: and basest theft is thatbase (adj.)
dishonourable, low, unworthy
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Which cannot cloke it selfe on pouertie.Which cannot cloak itself on poverty. – cloak (v.)

old form: cloke
disguise, conceal, mask
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Now boy, what newes?Now, boy, what news? E3 II.ii.81
I haue assembled my deare Lord and father,I have assembled, my dear lord and father, E3 II.ii.82
The choysest buds of all our English blood,The choicest buds of all our English blood E3 II.ii.83
For our affaires to Fraunce, and heere we come,For our affairs to France, and here we come E3 II.ii.84
To take direction from your maiestie.To take direction from your majesty. E3 II.ii.85
Still do I see in him deliniate,(aside) Still do I see in him delineatestill (adv.)
constantly, always, continually
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His mothers visage, those his eies are hers,His mother's visage: those his eyes are hers,visage (n.)
face, countenance
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Who looking wistely on me, make me blush:Who looking wistly on me make me blush,wistly (adv.)

old form: wistely
intently, attentively, earnestly
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For faults against themselues, giue euidence,For faults against themselves give evidence. E3 II.ii.89
Lust as a fire, and me like lanthorne show,Lust is a fire, and men like lanthorns showlanthorn (n.)

old form: lanthorne
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Light lust within them selues; euen through them selues:Light lust within themselves, even through themselves.light (adj.)
promiscuous, licentious, immoral, wanton
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A way loose silkes or wauering vanitie,Away, loose silks of wavering vanity!wavering (adj.)

old form: wauering
inconstant, fickle, capricious
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Shall the large limmit offaire Brittayne.Shall the large limit of fair Brittayne E3 II.ii.93
By me be ouerthrowne, and shall I not,By me be overthrown, and shall I not E3 II.ii.94
Master this little mansion of my selfe;Master this little mansion of myself? E3 II.ii.95
Giue me an Armor of eternall steele,Give me an armour of eternal steel! E3 II.ii.96
I go to conquer kings, andshall I not thenI go to conquer kings; and shall I not then E3 II.ii.97
Subdue my selfe, and be my enimies friend,Subdue myself, and be my enemies' friend?  E3 II.ii.98
It must not be, come boy forward, aduaunce,It must not be. – Come, boy, forward, advance! E3 II.ii.99
Lets with our coullours sweete the Aire of Fraunce.Let's with our colours sweet the air of France.sweet (v.)

old form: sweete
sweeten, make pleasing, fumigate
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colours (n.)

old form: coullours
battle-flags, ensigns, standards, banners
Enter Lodwike.Enter Lodowick E3 II.ii.101.1
My liege, the Countesse with a smiling cheere.My liege, the Countess with a smiling cheercheer (n.)

old form: cheere
face, look, expression
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Desires accesse vnto your Maiestie.Desires access unto your majesty. E3 II.ii.102
Why there it goes, that verie smile of hers,(aside) Why, there it goes! That very smile of hers E3 II.ii.103
Hath ransomed captiue Fraunce, and set the King,Hath ransomed captive France, and set the king, E3 II.ii.104
The Dolphin and the Peeres at liberty,The Dauphin, and the peers at liberty. –  E3 II.ii.105
Goe leaue me Ned, and reuell with thy friends. Go, leave me, Ned, and revel with thy friends. E3 II.ii.106
Exit Pr.Exit Prince E3 II.ii.106
Thy mother is but blacke, and thou like her.Thy mother is but black, and thou, like her, E3 II.ii.107
Dost put it in my minde how foule she is,Dost put it in my mind how foul she is. –  E3 II.ii.108
Goe fetch the Countesse hether in thy hand, Go, fetch the Countess hither in thy hand,hand (n.)
care, escort, keeping
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Exit Lod.Exit Lodowick E3 II.ii.109
And let her chase away these winter clouds,And let her chase away these winter clouds, E3 II.ii.110
For shee giues beautie both to heauen and earth,For she gives beauty both to heaven and earth. E3 II.ii.111
The sin is more to hacke and hew poore men,The sin is more to hack and hew poor men, E3 II.ii.112
Then to embrace in an vnlawfull bed, Than to embrace in an unlawful bed E3 II.ii.113
The register of all rarieties,The register of all rarietiesregister (n.)
record, catalogue, inventory
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rariety (n.)
rarity, exceptional quality
Since Letherne Adam, till this youngest howre.Since leathern Adam till this youngest hour.leathern (adj.)

old form: Letherne
clothed in animal skins
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Adam (n.)
in the Bible, the first human being, in the Garden of Eden, who disobeyed God
youngest (adj.)
latest, most recent
Enter Countesse.Enter Lodowick and the Countess E3 II.ii.116
King. Goe Lodwike, put thy hand into thy purse,Go, Lod'wick, put thy hand into thy purse, E3 II.ii.116
Play, spend, giue, ryot, wast, do what thou wilt,Play, spend, give, riot, waste, do what thou wilt, E3 II.ii.117
So thou wilt hence awhile and leaue me heere.So thou wilt hence a while and leave me here. E3 II.ii.118
Exit Lodowick E3 II.ii.118
Now my soules plaiefellow art thou come,Now, my soul's playfellow, art thou come E3 II.ii.119
To speake the more then heauenly word of yea,To speak the more than heavenly word of yea E3 II.ii.120
To my obiection in thy beautious loue.To my objection in thy beauteous love?objection (n.)

old form: obiection
offer, proposal, claim
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My father on his blessing hath commanded.My father on his blessing hath commanded –  E3 II.ii.122
That thou shalt yeeld to me.That thou shalt yield to me. E3 II.ii.123
I deare my liege, your due.Ay, dear my liege, your due. E3 II.ii.124
And that my dearest loue, can be no lesse,And that, my dearest love, can be no less E3 II.ii.125
Then right for right, and render loue for loue.Than right for right, and render love for love.render (v.)
exchange, give in return
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Then wrong for wrong, and endles hate for hate:Than wrong for wrong, and endless hate for hate. E3 II.ii.127
But fith I see your maiestie so bent,But sith I see your majesty so bent, E3 II.ii.128
That my vnwillingnes, my husbands loue,That my unwillingness, my husband's love, E3 II.ii.129
Your high estate, nor no respect respected,Your high estate, nor no respect respected, E3 II.ii.130
Can be my helpe, but that your mightines:Can be my help, but that your mightiness E3 II.ii.131
Will ouerbeare and awe these deare regards,Will overbear and awe these dear regards,overbear (v.)

old form: ouerbeare
overrule, overcome, put down
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regard (n.)
consideration, respect, factor
awe (v.)
repress through dread, constrain in fear
I bynd my discontent to my content,I bind my discontent to my content,content (n.)
pleasure, satisfaction, happiness
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And what I would not, Ile compell I will,And what I would not, I'll compel I will, E3 II.ii.134
Prouided that your selfe remoue those lets,Provided that yourself remove those letslet (n.)
hindrance, obstacle, snag
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That stand betweene your highnes loue and mine,That stand between your highness' love and mine. E3 II.ii.136
Name then faire Countesse, and by heauen I will.Name them, fair Countess, and by heaven I will. E3 II.ii.137
It is their liues that stand betweene our loue.It is their lives that stand between our love E3 II.ii.138
That I would haue chokt vp my soueraigne.That I would have choked up, my sovereign.choke up (v.)

old form: chokt vp
smother, suffocate, stifle
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Whose liues my Lady?Whose lives, my lady? E3 II.ii.140.1
My thrice loning liege,My thrice-loving liege, E3 II.ii.140.2
Your Queene, and Salisbury my wedded husband,Your Queen, and Salisbury, my wedded husband, E3 II.ii.141
Who liuing haue that tytle in our loue,Who living have that title in our lovetitle (n.)

old form: tytle
[legal] right, claim, entitlement
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That we cannot bestow but by their death,That we cannot bestow but by their death.bestow (v.)
give, provide, grant
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Thy opposition is beyond our Law,Thy opposition is beyond our law.opposition (n.)
counter-proposal, alternative proposition
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So is your desire, if the lawSo is your desire. If the law E3 II.ii.145
Can hinder you to execute the one,Can hinder you to execute the one,execute (v.)
carry out, fulfil, perform
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Let it forbid you to attempt the other:Let it forbid you to attempt the other. E3 II.ii.147
I Cannot thinke you loue me as you say,I cannot think you love me as you say, E3 II.ii.148
Vnlesse you do make good what you haue sworne.Unless you do make good what you have sworn. E3 II.ii.149
No mor, ethy husband and the Queene shall dye,No more: thy husband and the Queen shall die. E3 II.ii.150
Fairer thou art by farre, then Hero was,Fairer thou art by far than Hero was,Hero (n.)
priestess of Aphrodite, in love with Leander
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Beardles Leander not so strong as I:Beardless Leander not so strong as I:Leander (n.)
[li'ander] young man in love with Hero, who lived on the opposite side of the Hellespont; each night he swam across, guided by her lamp
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He swome an easie curraunt for his loue,He swum an easy current for his love, E3 II.ii.153
But I will throng a hellie spout of bloud,But I will through a Hellespont of bloodHellespont (n.)
['helespont] Dardanelles; narrow strait in NW Turkey, connecting the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara
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To arryue at Cestus where my Hero lyes.To arrive at Sestos, where my Hero lies.Sestos (n.)
location of the temple of Aphrodite, on the Hellespont
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Nay youle do more, youle make the Ryuer to,Nay, you'll do more: you'll make the river too E3 II.ii.156
With their hart bloods, that keepe our loue asunder,With their heart bloods that keep our love asunder, E3 II.ii.157
Of which my husband, and your wife are twayne.Of which my husband and your wife are twain. E3 II.ii.158
Thy beauty makes them guilty of their death,Thy beauty makes them guilty of their death E3 II.ii.159
And giues in euidence that they shall dye,And gives in evidence that they shall die, E3 II.ii.160
Vpon which verdict I their Iudge condemne them.Upon which verdict I their judge condemn them. E3 II.ii.161
O periurde beautie, more corrupted Iudge:(aside) O perjured beauty, more corrupted judge! E3 II.ii.162
When to the great Starre-chamber ore our heads,When to the great Star-chamber o'er our headsStar-chamber (n.)

old form: Starre-chamber
supreme court of justice
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The vniuersell Sessions cals to count,The universal sessions calls to 'countaccount, accompt (n.)
reckoning, judgement [especially by God]
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This packing euill, we both shall tremble for it.This packing evil, we both shall tremble for it.packing (adj.)
furtive, underhand, plotting
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What saies my faire loue, is she resolute?What says my fair love? Is she resolved? E3 II.ii.166
Resolute to be dissolude, and therefote this,Resolved to be dissolved; and therefore this:dissolved (adj.)

old form: dissolude
destroyed, ruined; also: annulled
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Keepe but thy word great king, and I am thine,Keep but thy word, great King, and I am thine. E3 II.ii.168
Stand where thou dost, ile part a little from theeStand where thou dost – I'll part a little from thee –  E3 II.ii.169
And see how I will yeeld me to thy hands:And see how I will yield me to thy hands. E3 II.ii.170
Here by my side doth hang my wedding knifes,Here by my side doth hang my wedding knives: E3 II.ii.171
Take thou the one, and with it kill thy QueeneTake thou the one, and with it kill thy queen, E3 II.ii.172
And learne by me to finde her where she liesAnd learn by me to find her where she lies; E3 II.ii.173
And with this other, Ile dispatch my loue,And with this other I'll dispatch my love,dispatch, despatch (v.)
kill, put to death, make away with, finish off
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Which now lies fast a sleepe within my hart,Which now lies fast asleep within my heart. E3 II.ii.175
When they are gone, then Ile consent to loue:When they are gone, then I'll consent to love. –  E3 II.ii.176
Stir not lasciuious king to hinder me,Stir not, lascivious King, to hinder me. E3 II.ii.177
My resolution is more nimbler far,My resolution is more nimbler far E3 II.ii.178
Then thy preuention can be in my rescue,Than thy prevention can be in my rescue;prevention (n.)

old form: preuention
intervention, forestalling, interposing
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And if thou stir, I strike, therefore stand still,And if thou stir, I strike. Therefore, stand still,still (adj.)
silent, quiet
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And heare the choyce that I will put thee to:And hear the choice that I will put thee to: E3 II.ii.181
Either sweare to leaue thy most vnholie sute,Either swear to leave thy most unholy suitsuit (n.)
formal request, entreaty, petition
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And neuer hence forth to solicit me,And never henceforth to solicit me,solicit (v.)
court, chase after, pursue
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Or else by heauen, this sharpe poynted knyfe,Or else, by heaven, this sharp-pointed knife E3 II.ii.184
Shall staine thy earth, with that which thou would staine:Shall stain thy earth with that which thou wouldst stain, E3 II.ii.185
My poore chast blood, sweare Edward sweare,My poor chaste blood. Swear, Edward, swear, E3 II.ii.186
Or I will strike and die before thee heere.Or I will strike, and die before thee here. E3 II.ii.187
Euen by that power I sweare that giues me now,Even by that power I swear, that gives me nowpower (n.)
authority, government
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The power to be ashamed of my selfe,The power to be ashamed of myself, E3 II.ii.189
I neuer meane to part my lips againe,I never mean to part my lips again E3 II.ii.190
In any words that tends to such a sute.In any words that tends to such a suit.suit (n.)

old form: sute
wooing, courtship
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A rise true English Ladie, whom our IleArise, true English lady, whom our isle E3 II.ii.192
May better boast of then euer Romaine might,May better boast of than ever Roman might E3 II.ii.193
Of her whose ransackt treasurie hath taskt,Of her, whose ransacked treasury hath taskedtreasury (n.)

old form: treasurie
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ransacked (adj.)

old form: ransackt
violated, ravished, plundered
The vaine indeuor of so many pens:The vain endeavour of so many pens; E3 II.ii.195
Arise and be my fault, thy honors fame,Arise, and be my fault thy honour's fame, E3 II.ii.196
Which after ages shall enrich thee with,Which after ages shall enrich thee with.after (adj.)
future, later, following
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I am awaked from this idle dreame,I am awaked from this idle dream. –  E3 II.ii.198
Warwike, my Sonne, Darby, Artoys and Audley,Warwick, my son, Derby, Artois, and Audley, E3 II.ii.199
Braue warriours all, where are you all this while?Brave warriors all, where are you all this while?brave (adj.)

old form: Braue
noble, worthy, excellent
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Enter all.Enter all E3 II.ii.201
Warwike, I make thee Warden of the North,Warwick, I make thee Warden of the North. E3 II.ii.201
Thou Prince of Wales, and Audley straight to Sea,Thou, Prince of Wales, and Audley, straight to sea;straight (adv.)
straightaway, immediately, at once
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Scoure to New-hauen, some there staie for me:Scour to Newhaven; some there stay for me.scour (v.)

old form: Scoure
go in haste, move quickly, hurry along
E3 II.ii.203
My selfe, Artoys and Darby will through Flaunders,Myself, Artois, and Derby will through Flanders E3 II.ii.204
To greete our friends there, and to craue their aide,To greet our friends there and to crave their aid.crave (v.)

old form: craue
beg, entreat, request
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This night will scarce suffice me to discouer,This night will scarce suffice me to discoverdiscover (v.)

old form: discouer
reveal, show, make known
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My follies seege, against a faithfull louer,My folly's siege against a faithful lover; E3 II.ii.207
For ere the Sunne shal guide the esterne skie,For ere the sun shall gild the eastern sky,gild (v.), past forms gilt, gilded
bring colour to, brighten, illuminate
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Wele wake him with our Marshall harmonie.We'll wake him with our martial harmony. E3 II.ii.209
Exeunt.Exeunt E3 II.ii.209
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