All's Well That Ends Well
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Enter Clowne and Parrolles.Enter the Clown and Parolles AW V.ii.1
Par. PAROLLES 
Good Mr Lauatch giue my Lord Lafew Good Master Lavatch, give my Lord Lafew AW V.ii.1
this letter, I haue ere now sir beene better knowne tothis letter. I have ere now, sir, been better known to AW V.ii.2
you, when I haue held familiaritie with fresher cloathes:you, when I have held familiarity with fresher clothes; AW V.ii.3
but I am now sir muddied in fortunes mood, and but I am now, sir, muddied in Fortune's mood, andFortune (n.)Roman goddess, shown as a woman at a spinning wheel, or controlling a rudder, and as blindAW V.ii.4
mood (n.)anger, fury, frenzy, fit of temper
muddied (adj.)covered in mud, made filthy
smell somewhat strong of her strong displeasure.smell somewhat strong of her strong displeasure. AW V.ii.5
Clo. CLOWN 
Truely, Fortunes displeasure is but sluttish if itTruly, Fortune's displeasure is but sluttish if it AW V.ii.6
smell so strongly as thou speak'st of: I will hencefoorthsmell so strongly as thou speakest of. I will henceforth AW V.ii.7
eate no Fish of Fortunes butt'ring. Prethee alow theeat no fish of Fortune's buttering. Prithee, allow thewind, allow the
old form: alow the winde
go down-wind
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winde.wind. AW V.ii.9
Par. PAROLLES 
Nay you neede not to stop your nose sir: I Nay, you need not to stop your nose, sir. Istop (v.)stop up, close (up), shutAW V.ii.10
spake but by a Metaphor.spake but by a metaphor. AW V.ii.11
Clo. CLOWN 
Indeed sir, if your Metaphor stinke, I will stop myIndeed, sir, if your metaphor stink I will stop my AW V.ii.12
nose, or against any mans Metaphor. Prethe get theenose, or against any man's metaphor. Prithee, get thee AW V.ii.13
further.further. AW V.ii.14
Par.PAROLLES 
Pray you sir deliuer me this paper.Pray you, sir, deliver me this paper. AW V.ii.15
Clo.CLOWN 
Foh, prethee stand away: a paper from fortunesFoh! Prithee stand away. A paper from Fortune's AW V.ii.16
close-stoole, to giue to a Nobleman. Looke heere he comesclose-stool, to give to a nobleman! Look, here he comesclose-stool (n.)
old form: close-stoole
chamber pot enclosed in a stool, privy
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himselfe.himself. AW V.ii.18
Enter Lafew.Enter Lafew AW V.ii.19.1
Heere is a purre of Fortunes sir, or of Fortunes Cat, butHere is a pur of Fortune's, sir, or of Fortune's cat, butpur (n.)
old form: purre
[debated meaning] knave in a type of card game [post and pair]
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not a Muscat, that ha's falne into the vncleane fish-pondnot a musk-cat, that has fallen into the unclean fishpondmusk-cat (n.)
old form: Muscat
musk-deer [from which musk is obtained]; sweetly scented creature
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of her displeasure, and as he sayes is muddied withall.of her displeasure and, as he says, is muddied withal.muddied (adj.)covered in mud, made filthyAW V.ii.21
Pray you sir, vse the Carpe as you may, for he lookes like aPray you, sir, use the carp as you may, for he looks like a AW V.ii.22
poore decayed, ingenious, foolish, rascally knaue. I doepoor, decayed, ingenious, foolish, rascally knave. I doingenious (adj.)[unclear meaning] lacking all ability, stupidAW V.ii.23
knave (n.)
old form: knaue
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
pittie his distresse in my smiles of comfort, and leaue himpity his distress in my similes of comfort, and leave himsimile (n.)comparison, observation, sayingAW V.ii.24
to your Lordship.to your lordship. AW V.ii.25
Exit AW V.ii.25
Par. PAROLLES 
My Lord I am a man whom fortune hathMy lord, I am a man whom Fortune hath AW V.ii.26
cruelly scratch'd.cruelly scratched. AW V.ii.27
Laf.LAFEW 
And what would you haue me to doe? 'Tis too lateAnd what would you have me to do? 'Tis too late AW V.ii.28
to paire her nailes now. Wherein haue you played theto pare her nails now. Wherein have you played the AW V.ii.29
knaue with fortune that she should scratch you, who ofknave with Fortune that she should scratch you, who of AW V.ii.30
her selfe is a good Lady, and would not haue knaues thriueherself is a good lady and would not have knaves thrive AW V.ii.31
long vnder? There's a Cardecue for you: Let thelong under her? There's a cardecue for you. Let thecardecue (n.)[French: quart d'ecu] quarter of a crownAW V.ii.32
Iustices make you and fortune friends; I am for otherjustices make you and Fortune friends; I am for otherjustice (n.)
old form: Iustices
judge, magistrate
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businesse.business. AW V.ii.34
Par. PAROLLES 
I beseech your honour to heare mee one singleI beseech your honour to hear me one single AW V.ii.35
word.word. AW V.ii.36
Laf. LAFEW 
you begge a single peny more: Come you shallYou beg a single penny more. Come, you shall AW V.ii.37
ha't, saue your word.ha't, save your word. AW V.ii.38
Par. PAROLLES 
My name my good Lord is Parrolles.My name, my good lord, is Parolles. AW V.ii.39
Laf. LAFEW 
You begge more then word then. Cox my passion,You beg more than ‘ word ’ then. Cox my passion!cox (n.)softened form of 'God'AW V.ii.40
giue me your hand: How does your drumme?Give me your hand. How does your drum? AW V.ii.41
Par. PAROLLES 
O my good Lord, you were the first that foundO my good lord, you were the first that foundfind (v.)find out, see throughAW V.ii.42
mee.me. AW V.ii.43
Laf. LAFEW 
Was I insooth? And I was the first that lost thee.Was I, in sooth? And I was the first that lost thee.sooth (n.)truth [in exclamations, emphasizing an assertion]AW V.ii.44
lose (v.)part with, let go of, give up
Par.PAROLLES 
It lies in you my Lord to bring me in someIt lies in you, my lord, to bring me in some AW V.ii.45
grace for you did bring me out.grace, for you did bring me out.bring out (v.)deprive, divest, dispossessAW V.ii.46
grace (n.)honour, favour, recognition, respect
Laf. LAFEW 
Out vpon thee knaue, doest thou put vpon mee atOut upon thee, knave! Dost thou put upon me atknave (n.)
old form: knaue
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
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once both the office of God and the diuel: one bringsonce both the office of God and the devil? One bringsoffice (n.)task, service, duty, responsibilityAW V.ii.48
thee in grace, and the other brings thee out.thee in grace and the other brings thee out.bring out (v.)deprive, divest, dispossessAW V.ii.49
Trumpets soundsirrah (n.)sir [commanding, insulting, or familiar, depending on context]AW V.ii.50
The Kings comming I know by his Trumpets. Sirrah,The King's coming; I know by his trumpets. Sirrah, AW V.ii.50
inquire further after me, I had talke of you last night,inquire further after me. I had talk of you last night. AW V.ii.51
though you are a foole and a knaue, you shall eate, go too,Though you are a fool and a knave you shall eat. Go to, AW V.ii.52
follow.follow. AW V.ii.53
Par.PAROLLES 
I praise God for you.I praise God for you. AW V.ii.54
Exeunt AW V.ii.54
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