Timon of Athens
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Enter two other Senators, with a Messenger.Enter two other Senators, with a Messenger Tim V.ii.1.1
1 THIRD SENATOR 
Thou hast painfully discouer'd: are his FilesThou hast painfully discovered. Are his filesdiscover (v.)
old form: discouer'd
reconnoitre, scout out
Tim V.ii.1
painfully (adv.)diligently, taking great pains
file (n.)rank of soldiers, formation
As full as thy report?As full as thy report? Tim V.ii.2.1
Mes. MESSENGER 
I haue spoke the least.I have spoke the least.least (n.)lowest estimateTim V.ii.2.2
Besides his expedition promisesBesides, his expedition promisesexpedition (n.)haste, speedy action, prompt dispatchTim V.ii.3
present approach.Present approach.approach (n.)advance, attack, offensiveTim V.ii.4
2 FOURTH SENATOR 
We stand much hazard, if they bring not Timon.We stand much hazard if they bring not Timon.stand (v.)withstand, endure, stand up toTim V.ii.5
Mes. MESSENGER 
I met a Currier, one mine ancient Friend,I met a courier, one mine ancient friend,ancient, aunchient (adj.)former, earlier, pastTim V.ii.6
Whom though in generall part we were oppos'd,Whom, though in general part we were opposed,part (n.)action, conduct, behaviourTim V.ii.7
general (adj.)
old form: generall
common, of everyone, public
Yet our old loue made a particular force,Yet our old love made a particular force,particular (adj.)personal, special, privateTim V.ii.8
And made vs speake like Friends. This man was ridingAnd made us speak like friends. This man was riding Tim V.ii.9
From Alcibiades to Timons Caue,From Alcibiades to Timon's cave Tim V.ii.10
With Letters of intreaty, which importedWith letters of entreaty, which importedimport (v.)signify, mean, suggestTim V.ii.11
His Fellowship i'th'cause against your City,His fellowship i'th' cause against your city,fellowship (n.)partnership, membership, participationTim V.ii.12
In part for his sake mou'd.In part for his sake moved.move (v.)
old form: mou'd
encourage, instigate, prompt
Tim V.ii.13.1
Enter the other Senators.Enter the two other Senators, from Timon Tim V.ii.13
1 THIRD SENATOR 
Heere come our Brothers.Here come our brothers. Tim V.ii.13.2
3 FIRST SENATOR 
No talke of Timon, nothing of him expect,No talk of Timon, nothing of him expect. Tim V.ii.14
The Enemies Drumme is heard, and fearefull scouringThe enemy's drum is heard, and fearful scouringscouring (n.)hostile roving about, aggressive movementTim V.ii.15
Doth choake the ayre with dust: In, and prepare,Doth choke the air with dust. In, and prepare. Tim V.ii.16
Ours is the fall I feare, our Foes the Snare. Ours is the fall, I fear; our foe's the snare. Tim V.ii.17
ExeuntExeunt Tim V.ii.17
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