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Enter Dioniza, with Leonine.Enter Dionyza with Leonine Per IV.i.1
Dion.DIONYZA 
Thy oath remember, thou hast sworne to doo't,Thy oath remember. Thou hast sworn to do't. Per IV.i.1
tis but a blowe which neuer shall bee knowne,'Tis but a blow, which never shall be known. Per IV.i.2
thou canst not doe a thing in the worlde so sooneThou canst not do a thing in the world so soonsoon (adv.)
old form: soone
quickly, in a short time
Per IV.i.3
to yeelde thee so much profite: let not conscienceTo yield thee so much profit. Let not conscience, Per IV.i.4
which is but cold, in flaming, thy loue bosome,Which is but cold, inflaming love in thy bosom, Per IV.i.5
enflame too nicelie, nor let pittie whichInflame too nicely; nor let pity, whichnicely (adv.)
old form: nicelie
scrupulously, punctiliously, meticulously, fastidiously
Per IV.i.6
euen women haue cast off, melt thee, but beEven women have cast off, melt thee, but be Per IV.i.7
a souldier to thy purpose.A soldier to thy purpose.soldier (n.)
old form: souldier
dedicated person, committed individual
Per IV.i.8.1
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
Leon.LEONINE 
I will doo't,I will do't – Per IV.i.8.2
but yet she is a goodly creature.But yet she is a goodly creature.goodly (adj.)good-looking, handsome, attractive, comelyPer IV.i.9
Dion.DIONYZA 
The fitter then the Gods should haue her.The fitter then the gods should have her. Per IV.i.10
Here she comes weeping for her onely Mistresse death,Here she comes weeping for her only mistress' death. Per IV.i.11
Thou art resolude.Thou art resolved? Per IV.i.12.1
Leon. LEONINE 
I am resolude.I am resolved. Per IV.i.12.2
Enter Marina with a Basket of flowers.Enter Marina with a basket of flowersweed (n.)
old form: weede
garment, piece of clothing
Per IV.i.13
green (n.)
old form: greene
grass-covered land, grassy mound
Tellus (n.)Roman goddess of the earth
Mari.MARINA 
No: I will rob Tellus of her weedeNo, I will rob Tellus of her weed Per IV.i.13
to strowe thy greene with Flowers, the yellowes, blewes,To strew thy green with flowers. The yellows, blues, Per IV.i.14
the purple Violets, and Marigolds,The purple violets, and marigolds Per IV.i.15
shall as a Carpet hang vpon thy graue,Shall as a carpet hang upon thy gravecarpet (n.)tapestry, piece of embroidered fabricPer IV.i.16
while Sommer dayes doth last: Aye me poore maid,While summer days doth last. Ay me, poor maid, Per IV.i.17
borne in a tempest, when my mother dide,Born in a tempest when my mother died, Per IV.i.18
this world to me is a lasting storme,This world to me is like a lasting storm, Per IV.i.19
whirring me from my friends.Whirring me from my friends.whir (v.)whirl, rush along, carryPer IV.i.20
Dion.DIONYZA 
How now Marina, why doe yow keep alone?How now, Marina? Why do you keep alone?keep (v.)continue, carry on, remainPer IV.i.21
How chaunce my daughter is not with you?How chance my daughter is not with you?chance (v.)
old form: chaunce
happen [to], transpire, come about
Per IV.i.22
Doe not consume your bloud with sorrowing,Do not consume your blood with sorrowing; Per IV.i.23
Haue you a nurse of me? Lord how your fauoursYou have a nurse of me. Lord, how your favour'sfavour (n.)
old form: fauours
[facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
Per IV.i.24
Changd with this vnprofitable woe:Changed with this unprofitable woe! Per IV.i.25
Come giue me your flowers, ere the sea marre it,Come, give me your flowers. On the sea-margentsea-margent (n.)seashore, edge of the seaPer IV.i.26
Walke with Leonine, the ayre is quicke there,Walk with Leonine. The air is quick there,quick (adj.)
old form: quicke
fresh, invigorating, sharp
Per IV.i.27
And it perces and sharpens the stomacke,And it pierces and sharpens the stomach.stomach (n.)
old form: stomacke
appetite, desire [for food]
Per IV.i.28
Come Leonine take her by the arme, walke with her.Come, Leonine. Take her by the arm, walk with her. Per IV.i.29
Mari.MARINA 
No I pray you, Ile not bereaue you of your seruat.No, I pray you. I'll not bereave you of your servant. Per IV.i.30
Dion.DIONYZA 
Come, come, Come, come. Per IV.i.31
I loue the king your father, and your selfe, I love the King your father and yourself Per IV.i.32
with more then forraine heart, wee euery dayWith more than foreign heart. We every day Per IV.i.33
expect him here, when he shall come and findExpect him here. When he shall come and find Per IV.i.34
our Paragon to all reports thus blasted,Our paragon to all reports thus blasted, Per IV.i.35
He will repent the breadth of his great voyage,He will repent the breadth of his great voyage, Per IV.i.36
blame both my Lord and me, that we haue takenBlame both my lord and me that we have taken Per IV.i.37
no care to your best courses, go I pray you,No care to your best courses. Go, I pray you.course (n.)habit, custom, practise, normal procedurePer IV.i.38
walke and be chearfull once againe, reserueWalk and be cheerful once again. Reservereserve (v.)
old form: reserue
preserve, retain, keep
Per IV.i.39
that excellent complexion, which did stealeThat excellent complexion which did steal Per IV.i.40
the eyes of yong and old. Care not for me,The eyes of young and old. Care not for me; Per IV.i.41
I can goe home alone.I can go home alone. Per IV.i.42.1
Mari.MARINA 
Well, I will goe,Well, I will go, Per IV.i.42.2
but yet I haue no desire too it.But yet I have no desire to it. Per IV.i.43
Dion.DIONYZA 
Come, come, I know tis good for you,Come, come, I know 'tis good for you. Per IV.i.44
walke halfe an houre Leonine, at the least,Walk half an hour, Leonine, at the least. Per IV.i.45
remember what I haue sed.Remember what I have said. Per IV.i.46
Leon.LEONINE 
I warrant you Madam.I warrant you, madam.warrant (v.)assure, promise, guarantee, confirmPer IV.i.47
Dion. DIONYZA 
Ile leaue you my sweete Ladie, for a while,I'll leave you, my sweet lady, for a while. Per IV.i.48
pray walke softly, doe not heate your bloud,Pray walk softly, do not heat your blood.softly (adv.)slowly, gentlyPer IV.i.49
what, I must haue care of you.What! I must have care of you. Per IV.i.50.1
Mari.MARINA 
My thanks sweete Madame,My thanks, sweet madam. Per IV.i.50.2
Exit Dionyza Per IV.i.50
Is this wind Westerlie that blowes?Is this wind westerly that blows? Per IV.i.51.1
Leon.LEONINE 
Southwest.South-west. Per IV.i.51.2
Mari.MARINA 
When I was borne the wind was North.When I was born the wind was north. Per IV.i.52.1
LeonLEONINE 
Wast so?Was't so? Per IV.i.52.2
Mari.MARINA 
My father, as nurse ses, did neuer feare,My father, as nurse says, did never fear, Per IV.i.53
but cryed good sea-men to the Saylers, gallingBut cried ‘ Good seaman!’ to the sailors, gallinggall (v.)chafe, rub, make sorePer IV.i.54
his kingly hands haling ropes,His kingly hands haling ropes,hale (v.)drag, pull, haulPer IV.i.55
and clasping to the Mast, endured aAnd, clasping to the mast, endured a seaclasp (v.)cling, hold tight, hang onPer IV.i.56
sea that almost burst the decke.That almost burst the deck. Per IV.i.57
Leon.LEONINE 
When was this?When was this? Per IV.i.58
Mari.MARINA 
When I was borne,When I was born. Per IV.i.59
neuer was waues nor winde more violent,Never was waves nor wind more violent, Per IV.i.60
and from the ladder tackle, washes offAnd from the ladder-tackle washes offladder-tackle (n.)
old form: ladder tackle
rope-ladder in the rigging
Per IV.i.61
a canuas clymer, ha ses one, wolt out?A canvas-climber. ‘ Ha!’ says one, ‘ wolt out?’canvas-climber (n.)
old form: canuas clymer
mariner climbing to trim the sails, sailor
Per IV.i.62
and with a dropping industrie they skipAnd with a dropping industry they skipdropping (adj.)dripping-wet, soaked, drenchedPer IV.i.63
from sterne to sterne, the Boatswaine whistles, andFrom stem to stern. The boatswain whistles, andstem (n.)prow, bowsPer IV.i.64
the Maister calles and trebles their confusion.The master calls and trebles their confusion. Per IV.i.65
Leon.LEONINE 
Come say your prayers.Come, say your prayers. Per IV.i.66
Mari.MARINA 
What meane you?What mean you? Per IV.i.67
Leon.LEONINE 
If you require a little space for praier,If you require a little space for prayer, Per IV.i.68
I graunt it, pray, but bee not tedious, forI grant it. Pray; but be not tedious, for Per IV.i.69
the Gods are quicke of eare, and I am sworneThe gods are quick of ear, and I am sworn Per IV.i.70
to do my worke with haste.To do my work with haste. Per IV.i.71.1
Mari.MARINA 
Why will you kill me?Why will you kill me? Per IV.i.71.2
Leon.LEONINE 
To satisfie my Ladie.To satisfy my lady. Per IV.i.72
Mari.MARINA 
Why would shee haue mee kildWhy would she have me killed? Per IV.i.73
now? as I can remember by my troth,Now, as I can remember, by my troth,troth, by myby my truth [exclamation emphasizing an assertion]Per IV.i.74
I neuer did her hurt in all my life,I never did her hurt in all my life. Per IV.i.75
I neuer spake bad worde, nor did ill turneI never spake bad word nor did ill turnill (adj.)bad, adverse, unfavourablePer IV.i.76
to anie liuing creature: Beleeue me law,To any living creature. Believe me, law,law (int.)indeedPer IV.i.77
I neuer killd a Mouse, nor hurt a Fly:I never killed a mouse, nor hurt a fly. Per IV.i.78
I trode vpon a worme against my will,I trod upon a worm against my will, Per IV.i.79
but I wept fort. How haue I offended,But I wept for't. How have I offended, Per IV.i.80
wherein my death might yeeld her anie profit,Wherein my death might yield her any profit, Per IV.i.81
or my life imply her any danger?Or my life imply her any danger? Per IV.i.82
Leon.LEONINE 
My CommissionMy commission Per IV.i.83
is not to reason of the deed, but doo't.Is not to reason of the deed, but do't. Per IV.i.84
Mari.MARINA 
You will not doo't for all the world I hope:You will not do't for all the world, I hope. Per IV.i.85
you are well fauoured, and your lookes foreshewYou are well favoured, and your looks foreshowwell-favoured (adj.)
old form: well fauoured
good-looking, attractive in appearance
Per IV.i.86
foreshow (v.)
old form: foreshew
display, indicate, show forth
you haue a gentle heart, I saw you latelieYou have a gentle heart. I saw you latelygentle (adj.)soft, tender, kindPer IV.i.87
when you caught hurt in parting two that fought:When you caught hurt in parting two that fought. Per IV.i.88
good sooth it shewde well in you, do so now,Good sooth, it showed well in you. Do so now.sooth (n.)truth [in exclamations, emphasizing an assertion]Per IV.i.89
your Ladie seekes my life Come, you betweene,Your lady seeks my life; come you between, Per IV.i.90
and saue poore mee the weaker.And save poor me, the weaker. Per IV.i.91.1
Leon.LEONINE 
I am sworneI am sworn, Per IV.i.91.2
and will dispatch.And will dispatch.dispatch, despatch (v.)kill, put to death, make away with, finish offPer IV.i.92
He seizes her Per IV.i.93.1
Enter Pirats.Enter Pirates Per IV.i.93.2
Pirat.1.FIRST PIRATE 
Hold villaine.Hold, villain! Per IV.i.93
Leonine runs away Per IV.i.93
Pira.2.SECOND PIRATE 
A prize, a prize.A prize, a prize! Per IV.i.94
Pirat.3.THIRD PIRATE 
Halfe part mates, halfe part. Come letsHalf-part, mates, half-part. Come, let'shalf-part (n.)
old form: halfe part
half each, fair shares
Per IV.i.95
haue her aboord sodainly.have her aboard suddenly. Per IV.i.96
Exit.Exeunt Pirates, carrying off Marina Per IV.i.96
Enter Leonine.Enter Leonineroguing (adj.)
old form: rogueing
living like rogues, villainous, rascally
Per IV.i.97
Leon.LEONINE 
These rogueing theeues serue the great Pyrato Valdes,These roguing thieves serve the great pirate Valdes, Per IV.i.97
and they haue seizd Marina, let her goe,And they have seized Marina. Let her go. Per IV.i.98
ther's no hope shee will returne, Ile sweare shees dead,There's no hope she will return. I'll swear she's dead, Per IV.i.99
and throwne into the Sea, but ile see further:And thrown into the sea. But I'll see further. Per IV.i.100
perhappes they will but please themselues vpon her,Perhaps they will but please themselves upon her, Per IV.i.101
not carrie her aboord, if shee remaineNot carry her aboard. If she remain, Per IV.i.102
Whome they haue rauisht, must by mee be slaine.Whom they have ravished must by me be slain. Per IV.i.103
Exit.Exit Per IV.i.103
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