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V CHORUS 
Enter Gower.Enter Gower Per Chorus.V.1.1
GOWER 
Marina thus the Brothell scapes, and chauncesMarina thus the brothel 'scapes, and chanceschance (v.)come by chance, happen to arrivePer Chorus.V.1
scape, 'scape (v.)escape, avoid
scape, 'scape (v.)escape, avoid
Into an Honest-house our Storie sayes:Into an honest house, our story says. Per Chorus.V.2
Shee sings like one immortall, and shee dauncesShe sings like one immortal, and she dances Per Chorus.V.3
As Goddesse-like to her admired layes.As goddess-like to her admired lays.lay (n.)
old form: layes
song
Per Chorus.V.4
Deepe clearks she dumb's, and with her neele compo-ses,Deep clerks she dumbs, and with her neele composesneele (n.)needlePer Chorus.V.5
dumb (v.)make inaudible, reduce to silence
deep (adj.)
old form: Deepe
learned, profound, erudite
clerk (n.)
old form: clearks
scholar, sage, man of learning
Natures owne shape, of budde, bird, branche, or berry.Nature's own shape, of bud, bird, branch, or berry, Per Chorus.V.6
That euen her art sisters the naturall RosesThat even her art sisters the natural roses; Per Chorus.V.7
Her Inckle, Silke Twine, with the rubied Cherrie,Her inkle, silk, twin with the rubied cherry:inkle (n.)
old form: Inckle
kind of linen tape, yarn
Per Chorus.V.8
That puples lackes she none of noble race,That pupils lacks she none of noble race, Per Chorus.V.9
Who powre their bountie on her: and her gaineWho pour their bounty on her, and her gain Per Chorus.V.10
She giues the cursed Bawd, here wee her place,She gives the cursed bawd. Here we her place,bawd (n.)pimp, procurer, pander, go-betweenPer Chorus.V.11
And to hir Father turne our thoughts againe,And to her father turn our thoughts again, Per Chorus.V.12
Where wee left him on the Sea, wee there him left,Where we left him on the sea. We there him lost, Per Chorus.V.13
Where driuen before the windes, hee is arriu'deWhence, driven before the winds, he is arrived Per Chorus.V.14
Heere where his daughter dwels, and on this coast,Here where his daughter dwells; and on this coast Per Chorus.V.15
Suppose him now at Anchor: the Citie striu'deSuppose him now at anchor. The city strived Per Chorus.V.16
God Neptunes Annuall feast to keepe, from whenceGod Neptune's annual feast to keep; from whenceNeptuneRoman water-god, chiefly associated with the sea and sea-weatherPer Chorus.V.17
Lysimachus our Tyrian Shippe espies,Lysimachus our Tyrian ship espies,espy (v.)catch sight of, discern, seePer Chorus.V.18
His banners Sable, trim'd with rich expence,His banners sable, trimmed with rich expense;sable (adj.)blackPer Chorus.V.19
And to him in his Barge with former hyes,And to him in his barge with fervour hies.hie (v.)
old form: hyes
hasten, hurry, speed
Per Chorus.V.20
In your supposing once more put your sight,In your supposing once more put your sight;supposing (n.)imagination, creative thinkingPer Chorus.V.21
Of heauy Pericles, thinke this his Barke:Of heavy Pericles, think this his bark;heavy (adj.)
old form: heauy
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
Per Chorus.V.22
bark, barque (n.)
old form: Barke
ship, vessel
Where what is done in action, more if mightWhere what is done in action, more if might, Per Chorus.V.23
Shalbe discouerd, please you sit and harke.Shall be discovered. Please you sit and hark.discover (v.)
old form: discouerd
reveal, show, make known
Per Chorus.V.24
Exit.Exit Per Chorus.V.24.1
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