As You Like It

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Enter Duke Senior, Amyens, Iaques, Orlando, Oliuer, Enter Duke Senior, Amiens, Jaques, Orlando, Oliver, AYL V.iv.1.1
Celia.and Celia AYL V.iv.1.2
Du.Sen. DUKE 
Dost thou beleeue Orlando, that the boyDost thou believe, Orlando, that the boy AYL V.iv.1
Can do all this that he hath promised?Can do all this that he hath promised? AYL V.iv.2
I sometimes do beleeue, and somtimes do not,I sometimes do believe, and sometimes do not, AYL V.iv.3
As those that feare they hope, and know they feare.As those that fear they hope, and know they fear. AYL V.iv.4
Enter Rosalinde, Siluius, & Phebe.Enter Rosalind, Silvius, and Phebe AYL V.iv.5.1
Patience once more, whiles our cõpact is vrg'd:Patience once more, whiles our compact is urged.compact (n.)
agreement, contract, covenant
AYL V.iv.5
urge (v.)
state formally, present, propose
You say, if I bring in your Rosalinde,(to the Duke) You say, if I bring in your Rosalind, AYL V.iv.6
You wil bestow her on Orlando heere?You will bestow her on Orlando here?bestow (v.)
give in marriage, match
AYL V.iv.7
Du.Se. DUKE 
That would I, had I kingdoms to giue with hir.That would I, had I kingdoms to give with her. AYL V.iv.8
(to Orlando) AYL V.iv.9
And you say you wil haue her, when I bring hir?And you say you will have her, when I bring her? AYL V.iv.9
That would I, were I of all kingdomes King.That would I, were I of all kingdoms king. AYL V.iv.10
(to Phebe) AYL V.iv.11
You say, you'l marrie me, if I be willing.You say you'll marry me, if I be willing? AYL V.iv.11
That will I, should I die the houre after.That will I, should I die the hour after. AYL V.iv.12
But if you do refuse to marrie me,But if you do refuse to marry me, AYL V.iv.13
You'l giue your selfe to this most faithfull Shepheard.You'll give yourself to this most faithful shepherd? AYL V.iv.14
So is the bargaine.So is the bargain. AYL V.iv.15
(to Silvius) AYL V.iv.16
You say that you'l haue Phebe if she will.You say that you'll have Phebe, if she will? AYL V.iv.16
Though to haue her and death, were both one thing.Though to have her and death were both one thing. AYL V.iv.17
I haue promis'd to make all this matter euen :I have promised to make all this matter even. AYL V.iv.18
Keepe you your word, O Duke, to giue your daughter,Keep you your word, O Duke, to give your daughter; AYL V.iv.19
You yours Orlando, to receiue his daughter :You yours, Orlando, to receive his daughter; AYL V.iv.20
Keepe you your word Phebe, that you'l marrie me,Keep your word, Phebe, that you'll marry me AYL V.iv.21
Or else refusing me to wed this shepheard :Or else, refusing me, to wed this shepherd; AYL V.iv.22
Keepe your word Siluius, that you'l marrie herKeep your word, Silvius, that you'll marry her. AYL V.iv.23
If she refuse me, and from hence I goIf she refuse me – and from hence I go, AYL V.iv.24
To make these doubts all euen. To make these doubts all even. AYL V.iv.25
Exit Ros. and Celia.Exeunt Rosalind and Celia AYL V.iv.25
Du.Sen. DUKE 
I do remember in this shepheard boy,I do remember in this shepherd boy AYL V.iv.26
Some liuely touches of my daughters fauour.Some lively touches of my daughter's favour.touch (n.)
trait, quality, feature
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lively (adj.)

old form: liuely
lifelike, striking, vivid
favour (n.)

old form: fauour
[facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
My Lord, the first time that I euer saw him,My lord, the first time that I ever saw him AYL V.iv.28
Me thought he was a brother to your daughrer:Methought he was a brother to your daughter.methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)

old form: Me thought
it seems / seemed to me
AYL V.iv.29
But my good Lord, this Boy is Forrest borne,But, my good lord, this boy is forest-born, AYL V.iv.30
And hath bin tutor'd in the rudimentsAnd hath been tutored in the rudiments AYL V.iv.31
Of many desperate studies, by his vnckle,Of many desperate studies by his uncle,desperate (adj.)
risky, dangerous, hazardous
AYL V.iv.32
Whom he reports to be a great Magitian.Whom he reports to be a great magician, AYL V.iv.33
Enter Clowne and Audrey.Enter Touchstone and Audrey AYL V.iv.34.1
Obscured in the circle of this Forrest.Obscured in the circle of this forest.obscure (v.)
conceal, protect, hide
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circle (n.)
compass, confines, bounds
There is sure another flood toward, and theseThere is sure another flood toward, and thesetoward (adv.)
impending, forthcoming, in preparation
AYL V.iv.35
sure (adv.)
surely, assuredly, certainly
couples are comming to the Arke. Here comes a payre ofcouples are coming to the ark. Here comes a pair of AYL V.iv.36
verie strange beasts, which in all tongues, are call'd Fooles.very strange beasts, which in all tongues are called fools. AYL V.iv.37
Salutation and greeting to you all.Salutation and greeting to you all! AYL V.iv.38
Good my Lord, bid him welcome: This is theGood my lord, bid him welcome: this is the AYL V.iv.39
Motley-minded Gentleman, that I haue so often met inmotley-minded gentleman that I have so often met inmotley-minded (adj.)
muddle-headed, foolish-minded
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the Forrest: he hath bin a Courtier he sweares.the forest. He hath been a courtier, he swears. AYL V.iv.41
If any man doubt that, let him put mee toIf any man doubt that, let him put me to AYL V.iv.42
my purgation, I haue trod a measure, I haue flattred amy purgation. I have trod a measure, I have flattered ameasure (n.)
slow stately dance, graceful movement
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purgation (n.)
purging, cleansing, clearing away
Lady, I haue bin politicke with my friend, smooth withlady, I have been politic with my friend, smooth withpolitic (adj.)

old form: politicke
crafty, wily, self-serving
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mine enemie, I haue vndone three Tailors, I haue hadmine enemy, I have undone three tailors, I have hadundo (v.)

old form: vndone
ruin, impoverish, bankrupt
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foure quarrels, and like to haue fought one.four quarrels, and like to have fought (adv.)
nearly, almost
AYL V.iv.46
And how was that tane vp?And how was that ta'en up?take up (v.)

old form: tane vp
settle, make up, resolve
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'Faith we met, and found the quarrel wasFaith, we met, and found the quarrel was AYL V.iv.48
vpon the seuenth cause.upon the seventh cause.cause (n.)
[duelling] one of the situations or grounds set out in the code of honour which justifies a duel
AYL V.iv.49
How seuenth cause? Good my Lord, like thisHow seventh cause? – Good my lord, like this AYL V.iv.50
fellow.fellow. AYL V.iv.51
Du.Se. DUKE 
I like him very well.I like him very well. AYL V.iv.52
God'ild you sir, I desire you of the like: IGod 'ild you, sir, I desire you of the like. Ilike, the
the same
AYL V.iv.53
desire (v.)
request, wish, ask [for]
'ild, 'ield, dild (v.)
[form of ‘yield’] reward, repay, requite
presse in heere sir, amongst the rest of the Country copulatiuespress in here, sir, amongst the rest of the country copulatives,press (v.)

old form: presse
push forward, thrust, come / go boldly
AYL V.iv.54
copulative (n.)

old form: copulatiues
person being joined in marriage
to sweare, and to forsweare, according as mariageto swear and to forswear, according as marriageforswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore

old form: forsweare
swear falsely, perjure [oneself], break one's word
AYL V.iv.55
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore

old form: forsweare
abandon, renounce, reject, give up
binds and blood breakes: a poore virgin sir, anbinds and blood breaks. A poor virgin, sir, anblood (n.)
passion, feeling, strong emotion [especially sexual]
AYL V.iv.56
break (v.)

old form: breakes
wane, fall away, fail
il-fauor'd thing sir, but mine owne, a poore humour ofill-favoured thing, sir, but mine own, a poor humour ofhumour (n.)
fancy, whim, inclination, caprice
AYL V.iv.57
mine sir, to take that that no man else will rich honestiemine, sir, to take that that no man else will. Rich honestyhonesty (n.)

old form: honestie
virtue, chastity
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dwels like a miser sir, in a poore house, as your Pearle indwells like a miser, sir, in a poor house, as your pearl in AYL V.iv.59
your foule oyster.your foul oyster.foul (adj.)

old form: foule
dirty, miry, muddy
AYL V.iv.60
Du.Se. DUKE 
By my faith, he is very swift, and sententiousBy my faith, he is very swift and sententious.sententious (adj.)
full of wise remarks, ready with acute observations, pithy
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swift (adj.)
quick-witted, sharp, ready
According to the fooles bolt sir, and suchAccording to the fool's bolt, sir, and suchbolt (n.)
[short and thick, crossbow] arrow
AYL V.iv.62
dulcet diseases.dulcet diseases.disease (n.)
annoyance, grievance, weakness
AYL V.iv.63
dulcet (adj.)
sweet, mild, pleasant, agreeable
But for the seuenth cause. How did you finde theBut for the seventh cause. How did you find the AYL V.iv.64
quarrell on the seuenth cause?quarrel on the seventh cause? AYL V.iv.65
Vpon a lye, seuen times remoued: (beareUpon a lie seven times removed. – Bear AYL V.iv.66
your bodie more seeming Audry) as thus sir: I didyour body more seeming, Audrey. – As thus, sir. I didseeming (adv.)
seemingly, becomingly
AYL V.iv.67
dislike the cut of a certaine Courtiers beard: he sent medislike the cut of a certain courtier's beard. He sent medislike (v.)
disapprove of, take exception to
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word, if I said his beard was not cut well, hee was in theword, if I said his beard was not cut well, he was in the AYL V.iv.69
minde it was: this is call'd the retort courteous. If I mind it was: this is called the Retort Courteous. If I AYL V.iv.70
sent him word againe, it was not well cut, he wold sendsent him word again it was not well cut, he would send AYL V.iv.71
me word he cut it to please himselfe: this is call'd theme word he cut it to please himself: this is called the AYL V.iv.72
quip modest. If againe, it was not well cut, he disabledQuip Modest. If again ‘ it was not well cut,’ he disableddisable (v.)
disparage, belittle, devalue
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my iudgment: this is called, the reply churlish. Ifmy judgement: this is called the Reply Churlish. Ifchurlish (adj.)
rude, blunt, ungracious
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againe it was not well cut, he would answer I spake notagain ‘ it was not well cut,’ he would answer, I spake not AYL V.iv.75
true: this is call'd the reproofe valiant. If againe, it wastrue: this is called the Reproof Valiant. If again ‘ it was AYL V.iv.76
not well cut, he wold say, I lie: this is call'd thenot well cut,’ he would say, I lie: this is called the AYL V.iv.77
counter-checke quarrelsome: and so ro lye circumstantiall,Countercheck Quarrelsome: and so to Lie Circumstantialcountercheck (n.)

old form: counter-checke
countering manoeuvre, rebuke
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and the lye direct.and the Lie Direct. AYL V.iv.79
And how oft did you say his beard was not wellAnd how oft did you say his beard was not welloft (adv.)
AYL V.iv.80
cut?cut? AYL V.iv.81
I durst go no further then the lye circumstantial:I durst go no further than the Lie Circumstantial, AYL V.iv.82
nor he durst not giue me the lye direct: and nor he durst not give me the Lie Direct. And AYL V.iv.83
so wee measur'd swords, and we measured swords and parted.measure (v.)

old form: measur'd
check that the length of two weapons is the same [before beginning a duel]
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Can you nominate in order now, the degrees of theCan you nominate in order now the degrees of thenominate (v.)
give names to, mention by name
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lye.lie? AYL V.iv.86
O sir, we quarrel in print, by the booke: asO sir, we quarrel in print, by the book, asprint, in
in a precise way, by the letter, very carefully
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you haue bookes for good manners: I will name you theyou have books for good manners. I will name you the AYL V.iv.88
degrees. The first, the Retort courteous: the second,degrees. The first, the Retort Courteous; the second, AYL V.iv.89
the Quip-modest: the third, the reply Churlish: thethe Quip Modest; the third, the Reply Churlish; the AYL V.iv.90
fourth, the Reproofe valiant: the fift, the Countercheckefourth, the Reproof Valiant; the fifth, the Countercheck AYL V.iv.91
quarrelsome: the sixt, the Lye with circumstance:Quarrelsome; the sixth, the Lie with Circumstance; AYL V.iv.92
the seauenth, the Lye direct: all these you maythe seventh, the Lie Direct. All these you may AYL V.iv.93
auoyd, but the Lye direct : and you may auoide that too,avoid but the Lie Direct; and you may avoid that too,avoid (v.)

old form: auoyd, auoide
repudiate, deny, reject
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with an If. I knew when seuen Iustices could not takewith an ‘ If.’ I knew when seven justices could not taketake up (v.)

old form: take vp
settle, make up, resolve
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justice (n.)

old form: Iustices
judge, magistrate
vp a Quarrell, but when the parties were met themselues,up a quarrel, but when the parties were met themselves, AYL V.iv.96
one of them thought but of an If; as if you saide so,one of them thought but of an ‘ If ’: as, ‘ If you said so, AYL V.iv.97
then I saide so: and they shooke hands, and sworethen I said so;’ and they shook hands and sworeswear (v.)
promise, vow, pledge
AYL V.iv.98
brothers. Your If, is the onely peace-maker: muchbrothers. Your ‘ If ’ is the only peace-maker; much AYL V.iv.99
vertue in if. virtue in ‘ If.’virtue (n.)

old form: vertue
power, capability, efficacy, property
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Is not this a rare fellow my Lord? He's as goodIs not this a rare fellow, my lord? He's as goodrare (adj.)
marvellous, splendid, excellent
AYL V.iv.101
at any thing, and yet a anything, and yet a fool. AYL V.iv.102
Du.Se. DUKE 
He vses his folly like a stalking-horse, and vnder theHe uses his folly like a stalking-horse, and under thestalking-horse (n.)
horse behind which a hunter hides, to stalk game
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presentation of that he shoots his wit.presentation of that he shoots his wit.presentation (n.)
semblance, display, show
AYL V.iv.104
wit (n.)
mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
Enter Hymen, Rosalind, Enter a masquer representing Hymen, and RosalindHymen (n.)
[pron: 'hiymen] Greek god who led a wedding procession; associated with a torch, crown of flowers, and flute
AYL V.iv.105.1
and Celia.Still Musicke.and Celia as themselves. Still musicstill (adj.)
quiet, calm, subdued
AYL V.iv.105.2
Then is there mirth in heauen,Then is there mirth in heaven, AYL V.iv.105
When earthly things made eauenWhen earthly things, made even, AYL V.iv.106
attone together,Atone together.atone (v.)

old form: attone
unite, join, reconcile
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Good Duke receiue thy daughter,Good Duke, receive thy daughter, AYL V.iv.108
Hymen from Heauen brought her,Hymen from heaven brought her, AYL V.iv.109
Yea brought her hether,Yea, brought her hither AYL V.iv.110
That thou mightst ioyne his hand with his,That thou mightst join her hand with his AYL V.iv.111
Whose heart within his bosome is.Whose heart within her bosom is. AYL V.iv.112
(to the Duke) AYL V.iv.113
To you I giue my selfe, for I am yours.To you I give myself, for I am yours. AYL V.iv.113
(to Orlando) AYL V.iv.114
To you I giue my selfe, for I am yours.To you I give myself, for I am yours. AYL V.iv.114
Du.Se. DUKE 
If there be truth in sight, you are my daughter.If there be truth in sight, you are my daughter. AYL V.iv.115
If there be truth in sight, you are my Rosalind.If there be truth in sight, you are my Rosalind. AYL V.iv.116
If sight & shape be true,If sight and shape be true, AYL V.iv.117
why then my loue adieuWhy then, my love adieu! AYL V.iv.118
(to the Duke) AYL V.iv.119
Ile haue no Father, if you be not he:I'll have no father, if you be not he; AYL V.iv.119
(to Orlando) AYL V.iv.120
Ile haue no Husband, if you be not he:I'll have no husband, if you be not he; AYL V.iv.120
(to Phebe) AYL V.iv.121
Nor ne're wed woman, if you be not shee.Nor ne'er wed woman, if you be not she. AYL V.iv.121
Peace hoa: I barre confusion,Peace, ho! I bar (v.)

old form: barre
keep out, exclude, prohibit
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'Tis I must make conclusion'Tis I must make conclusion AYL V.iv.123
Of these most strange euents:Of these most strange events. AYL V.iv.124
Here's eight that must take hands,Here's eight that must take hands, AYL V.iv.125
To ioyne in Hymens bands,To join in Hymen's bands, AYL V.iv.126
If truth holds true contents.If truth holds true contents.content (n.)
substance, matter, meaning
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(to Orlando and Rosalind) AYL V.iv.128.1
You and you, no crosse shall part;You and you no cross shall part;cross (n.)
trial, affliction, trouble
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(to Oliver and Celia) AYL V.iv.129
You and you, are hart in hart:You and you are heart in heart; AYL V.iv.129
(to Phebe) AYL V.iv.130.1
You, to his loue must accord,You to his love must accord,accord (v.)
agree, assent, consent
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Or haue a Woman to your Lord.Or have a woman to your lord; AYL V.iv.131
(to Touchstone and Audrey) AYL V.iv.132.1
You and you, are sure together,You and you are sure together,sure (adj.)
betrothed, joined, bound
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As the Winter to fowle Weather:As the winter to foul weather. AYL V.iv.133
Whiles a Wedlocke Hymne we sing,Whiles a wedlock-hymn we sing, AYL V.iv.134
Feede your selues with questioning:Feed yourselves with questioning, AYL V.iv.135
That reason, wonder may diminishThat reason wonder may diminish AYL V.iv.136
How thus we met, and these things finish.How thus we met, and these things finish. AYL V.iv.137
Song.SONG AYL V.iv.137a
Wedding is great Iunos crowne,Wedding is great Juno's crown,Juno (n.)
Roman supreme goddess, wife of Jupiter, associated with the Moon, childbirth, marriage, and female identity
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O blessed bond of boord and bed:O blessed bond of board and bed; AYL V.iv.139
'Tis Hymen peoples euerie towne,'Tis Hymen peoples every town, AYL V.iv.140
High wedlock then be honored:High wedlock then be honoured; AYL V.iv.141
Honor, high honor and renowneHonour, high honour and renown AYL V.iv.142
To Hymen, God of euerie Towne.To Hymen, god of every town! AYL V.iv.143
Du.Se. DUKE 
O my deere Neece, welcome thou art to me,O my dear niece, welcome thou art to me, AYL V.iv.144
Euen daughter welcome, in no lesse degree.Even daughter, welcome, in no less degree. AYL V.iv.145
Phe. PHEBE  
(to Silvius) AYL V.iv.146
I wil not eate my word, now thou art mine,I will not eat my word, now thou art mine, AYL V.iv.146
Thy faith, my fancie to thee doth combine.Thy faith my fancy to thee doth combine.fancy (n.)

old form: fancie
love, amorousness, infatuation
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combine (v.)
unite in harmony, be at one
Enter Second Brother.Enter Second Brother, Jaques de Boys AYL V.iv.148
Let me haue audience for a word or two:Let me have audience for a word or two. AYL V.iv.148
I am the second sonne of old Sir Rowland,I am the second son of old Sir Rowland AYL V.iv.149
That bring these tidings to this faire assembly.That bring these tidings to this fair assembly. AYL V.iv.150
Duke Frederick hearing how that euerie dayDuke Frederick, hearing how that every day AYL V.iv.151
Men of great worth resorted to this forrest,Men of great worth resorted to this forest, AYL V.iv.152
Addrest a mightie power, which were on footeAddressed a mighty power, which were on foot,power (n.)
armed force, troops, host, army
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address (v.)

old form: Addrest
prepare, make ready, poise to act
In his owne conduct, purposely to takeIn his own conduct, purposely to takeconduct (n.)
leadership, command
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His brother heere, and put him to the sword:His brother here and put him to the sword; AYL V.iv.155
And to the skirts of this wilde Wood he came;And to the skirts of this wild wood he came,skirt (n.)
(plural) outlying parts, borders, outskirts
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Where, meeting with an old Religious man,Where, meeting with an old religious man, AYL V.iv.157
After some question with him, was conuertedAfter some question with him, was convertedquestion (n.)
conversation, discourse, piece of talk
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Both from his enterprize, and from the world:Both from his enterprise and from the world, AYL V.iv.159
His crowne bequeathing to his banish'd Brother,His crown bequeathing to his banished brother, AYL V.iv.160
And all their Lands restor'd to him againeAnd all their lands restored to them again AYL V.iv.161
That were with him exil'd. This to be true,That were with him exiled. This to be true, AYL V.iv.162
I do engage my life.I do engage my life.engage (v.)
pledge, give the guarantee of
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Du.Se. DUKE 
Welcome yong man:Welcome, young man. AYL V.iv.163.2
Thou offer'st fairely to thy brothers wedding:Thou offerest fairly to thy brothers' wedding:offer (v.)

old form: offer'st
bring gifts, give presents
AYL V.iv.164
fairly (adv.)

old form: fairely
bountifully, handsomely, generously
To one his lands with-held, and to the otherTo one his lands withheld, and to the other AYL V.iv.165
A land it selfe at large, a potent Dukedome.A land itself at large, a potent dukedom.potent (adj.)
powerful, influential
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First, in this Forrest, let vs do those endsFirst, in this forest, let us do those endsend (n.)
purpose, aim, design
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do (v.)
achieve, complete, fulfil
That heere wete well begun, and wel begot:That here were well begun and well begot; AYL V.iv.168
And after, euery of this happie numberAnd after, every of this happy number AYL V.iv.169
That haue endur'd shrew'd daies, and nights with vs,That have endured shrewd days and nights with usshrewd (adj.)

old form: shrew'd
harsh, hard, severe
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Shal share the good of our returned fortune,Shall share the good of our returned fortune AYL V.iv.171
According to the measure of their states.According to the measure of their states.state (n.)
status, rank, position
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measure (n.)
extent, size, amount, quantity, mass
Meane time, forget this new-falne dignitie,Meantime, forget this new-fallen dignity, AYL V.iv.173
And fall into our Rusticke Reuelrie:And fall into our rustic revelry: AYL V.iv.174
Play Musicke, and you Brides and Bride-groomes all,Play, music, and you, brides and bridegrooms all, AYL V.iv.175
With measure heap'd in ioy, to'th Measures fall.With measure heaped in joy, to th' measures fall.measure (n.)
slow stately dance, graceful movement
AYL V.iv.176
measure, with
liberally, abundantly, lavishly
Sir, by your patience: if I heard you rightly,Sir, by your patience. – If I heard you rightly, AYL V.iv.177
The Duke hath put on a Religious life,The Duke hath put on a religious life, AYL V.iv.178
And throwne into neglect the pompous Court.And thrown into neglect the pompous court?neglect (n.)
disregard, inattention
AYL V.iv.179
pompous (adj.)
full of pomp, ceremonious, grand
He hath.He hath. AYL V.iv.180
To him will I: out of these conuertites,To him will I: out of these convertitesconvertite (n.)

old form: conuertites
convert, penitent
AYL V.iv.181
There is much matter to be heard, and learn'd:There is much matter to be heard and learned.matter (n.)
subject-matter, content, substance
AYL V.iv.182
(to the Duke) AYL V.iv.183
you to your former Honor, I bequeathYou to your former honour I bequeath: AYL V.iv.183
your patience, and your vertue, well deserues it.Your patience and your virtue well deserves it; AYL V.iv.184
(to Orlando) AYL V.iv.185
you to a loue, that your true faith doth merit:You to a love that your true faith doth merit; AYL V.iv.185
(to Oliver) AYL V.iv.186
you to your land, and loue, and great allies:You to your land, and love, and great allies; AYL V.iv.186
(to Silvius) AYL V.iv.187
you to a long, and well-deserued bed:You to a long and well deserved bed; AYL V.iv.187
(to Touchstone) AYL V.iv.188
And you to wrangling, for thy louing voyageAnd you to wrangling, for thy loving voyage AYL V.iv.188
Is but for two moneths victuall'd: So to your pleasures,Is but for two months victualled. – So to your pleasures:victual (v.)

old form: victuall'd
supply, furnish, provide [with food]
AYL V.iv.189
I am for other, then for dancing meazures.I am for other than for dancing measures. AYL V.iv.190
Du.Se. DUKE 
Stay, Iaques, stay.Stay, Jaques, stay. AYL V.iv.191
To see no pastime, I: what you would haue,To see no pastime, I. What you would have AYL V.iv.192
Ile stay to know, at your abandon'd caue. I'll stay to know at your abandoned cave. AYL V.iv.193
Exit.Exit AYL V.iv.193
Du.Se. DUKE 
Proceed, proceed: wee'l begin these rights,Proceed, proceed. We'll begin these rites AYL V.iv.194
As we do trust, they'l end in true delights. As we do trust they'll end, in true delights. AYL V.iv.195
ExitExeunt all except Rosalind AYL V.iv.195
It is not the fashion to see the Ladie the Epilogue:It is not the fashion to see the lady the epilogue, AYL V.iv.196
but it is no more vnhandsome, then to see the Lord thebut it is no more unhandsome than to see the lord theunhandsome (adj.)

old form: vnhandsome
inappropriate, faulty, unfitting
AYL V.iv.197
Prologue. If it be true, that good wine needs no bush, 'tisprologue. If it be true that good wine needs no bush, 'tisbush (n.)
tavern sign-board, advertisement
AYL V.iv.198
true, that a good play needes no Epilogue. Yet to goodtrue that a good play needs no epilogue. Yet to good AYL V.iv.199
wine they do vse good bushes: and good playes prouewine they do use good bushes, and good plays prove AYL V.iv.200
the better by the helpe of good Epilogues: What a case amthe better by the help of good epilogues. What a case amcase (n.)
state, plight, situation, circumstance
AYL V.iv.201
I in then, that am neither a good Epilogue, nor cannotI in, then, that am neither a good epilogue nor cannot AYL V.iv.202
insinuate with you in the behalfe of a good play? I aminsinuate with you in the behalf of a good play? I aminsinuate (v.)
curry favour, work subtly [on], ingratiate oneself
AYL V.iv.203
behalf (n.), especially: in behalf (of)

old form: behalfe
advantage, interest, benefit
not furnish'd like a Begger, therefore to begge will notnot furnished like a beggar; therefore to beg will notfurnish (v.)

old form: furnish'd
dress, clothe, equip, fit out
AYL V.iv.204
become mee. My way is to coniure you, and Ile beginbecome me. My way is to conjure you, and I'll beginconjure (v.)

old form: coniure
put a spell on, charm, bewitch
AYL V.iv.205
become (v.)
be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
with the Women. I charge you (O women) for the louewith the women. I charge you, O women, for the lovecharge (v.)
order, command, enjoin
AYL V.iv.206
you beare to men, to like as much of this Play, as pleaseyou bear to men, to like as much of this play as please AYL V.iv.207
you: And I charge you (O men) for the loue you beare toyou; and I charge you, O men, for the love you bear to AYL V.iv.208
women (as I perceiue by your simpring, none of youwomen – as I perceive by your simpering, none of you AYL V.iv.209
hates them) that betweene you, and the women, the playhates them – that between you and the women the play AYL V.iv.210
may please. If I were a Woman, I would kisse as many ofmay please. If I were a woman, I would kiss as many of AYL V.iv.211
you as had beards that pleas'd me, complexions thatyou as had beards that pleased me, complexions that AYL V.iv.212
lik'd me, and breaths that I defi'de not : And I am sure,liked me, and breaths that I defied not; and, I am sure,like (v.)

old form: lik'd
please, suit
AYL V.iv.213
defy (v.)

old form: defi'de
reject, despise, disdain, renounce
as many as haue good beards, or good faces, or sweetas many as have good beards, or good faces, or sweet AYL V.iv.214
breaths, will for my kind offer, when I make curt'sie,breaths, will, for my kind offer, when I make curtsy,courtesy, cur'sy, curtsy (n.)

old form: curt'sie
curtsy, bow, gesture of respect
AYL V.iv.215
bid me farewell. bid me farewell. AYL V.iv.216
Exit.Exit AYL V.iv.216
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