The Two Noble Kinsmen
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Enter Thesius, Perithous, Hipolita,Flourish. Enter Theseus, Pirithous, Hippolyta, and TNK V.i.1
attendants.attendants TNK V.i.2.1
Thes.THESEUS 
Now let 'em enter, and before the godsNow let 'em enter, and before the gods TNK V.i.1
Tender their holy prayers: Let the TemplesTender their holy prayers; let the templestender (v.)offer, give, presentTNK V.i.2
Burne bright with sacred fires, and the AltarsBurn bright with sacred fires, and the altars TNK V.i.3
In hallowed clouds commend their swelling IncenseIn hallowed clouds commend their swelling incenseswelling (adj.)billowing, rising upTNK V.i.4
commend (v.)present, introduce, bring [for favourable acceptance]
To those above us: Let no due be wanting,To those above us. Let no due be wanting;want (v.)fall short [of], be deficient [in]TNK V.i.5
due (n.)appropriate ritual, propriety
They have a noble worke in hand, will honourThey have a noble work in hand, will honour TNK V.i.6
The very powers that love 'em.The very powers that love 'em.power (n.)(usually plural) god, deity, divinityTNK V.i.7.1
Per.PIRITHOUS 
Sir they enter.Sir, they enter. TNK V.i.7.2
Florish of Cornets. Enter Palamon and Arcite, and Flourish of cornets. Enter Palamon and Arcite and TNK V.i.8.1
their Knights.their knights TNK V.i.8.2
Thes.THESEUS 
You valiant and strong harted EnemiesYou valiant and strong-hearted enemies, TNK V.i.8
You royall German foes, that this day comeYou royal german foes, that this day comegerman, germane (adj.)near related, closely akinTNK V.i.9
To blow that nearenesse out that flames betweene ye;To blow that nearness out that flames between ye,nearness (n.)
old form: nearenesse
intimacy, close relationship
TNK V.i.10
Lay by your anger for an houre, and dove-likeLay by your anger for an hour, and dove-like TNK V.i.11
Before the holy Altars of your helpersBefore the holy altars of your helpers, TNK V.i.12
(The all feard gods) bow downe your stubborne bodies,The all-feared gods, bow down your stubborn bodies. TNK V.i.13
Your ire is more than mortall; So your helpe be,Your ire is more than mortal; so your help be, TNK V.i.14
And as the gods regard ye, fight with Iustice,And as the gods regard ye, fight with justice.regard (v.)gaze upon, look down on, observeTNK V.i.15
Ile leave you to your prayers, and betwixt yeI'll leave you to your prayers, and betwixt ye TNK V.i.16
I part my wishes.I part my wishes.wish (n.)(plural) good wishesTNK V.i.17.1
part (v.)divide, share, split up
Per.PIRITHOUS 
Honour crowne the worthiest.Honour crown the worthiest! TNK V.i.17.2
Exit Theseus, and his traine.Exeunt Theseus, Pirithous, Hippolyta, and attendants TNK V.i.17
Pal.PALAMON 
The glasse is running now that cannot finishThe glass is running now that cannot finishglass (n.)
old form: glasse
[sand of the] hourglass
TNK V.i.18
Till one of us expire: Thinke you but thus,Till one of us expire. Think you but thus, TNK V.i.19
That were there ought in me which strove to showThat were there aught in me which strove to showshow (v.)appear, look [like], present [as]TNK V.i.20
aught (n.)
old form: ought
anything, [with negative word] nothing
Mine enemy in this businesse, wer't one eyeMine enemy in this business, were't one eye TNK V.i.21
Against another: Arme opprest by Arme:Against another, arm oppressed by arm,oppress (v.)
old form: opprest
dominate, overwhelm, crush
TNK V.i.22
I would destroy th' offender, Coz, I wouldI would destroy th' offender, coz; I would, TNK V.i.23
Though parcell of my selfe: Then from this gatherThough parcel of myself. Then from this gatherparcel (n.)
old form: parcell
part, piece, portion, bit
TNK V.i.24
How I should tender you.How I should tender you.tender (v.)rate, esteem, regardTNK V.i.25.1
Arc.ARCITE 
I am in labourI am in labour TNK V.i.25.2
To push your name, your auncient love, our kindredTo push your name, your ancient love, our kindred, TNK V.i.26
Out of my memory; and i'th selfe same placeOut of my memory, and i'th' self-same place TNK V.i.27
To seate something I would confound: So hoyst weTo seat something I would confound. So hoist weconfound (v.)destroy, overthrow, ruinTNK V.i.28
The sayles, that must these vessells port even whereThe sails, that must these vessels port even whereport (v.)carry, bring; or: bring to portTNK V.i.29
The heavenly Lymiter pleases.The heavenly limiter pleases.limiter (n.)
old form: Lymiter
arbiter, judge [of the limits of life]
TNK V.i.30.1
Pal.PALAMON 
You speake well;You speak well. TNK V.i.30.2
Before I turne, Let me embrace thee CosenBefore I turn, let me embrace thee, cousin;turn (v.)
old form: turne
turn away, face the other way
TNK V.i.31
They embrace TNK V.i.32
This I shall never doe agen.This I shall never do again. TNK V.i.32.1
Arc.ARCITE 
One farewell.One farewell. TNK V.i.32.2
Pal.PALAMON 
Why let it be so: Farewell Coz.Why, let it be so; farewell, coz.  TNK V.i.33.1
Arc.ARCITE 
Farewell Sir;Farewell, sir. TNK V.i.33.2
Exeunt Palamon and his Knights.Exeunt Palamon and his knights TNK V.i.33
Knights, Kinsemen, Lovers, yea my SacrificesKnights, kinsmen, lovers – yea, my sacrifices! –  TNK V.i.34
True worshippers of Mars, whose spirit in youTrue worshippers of Mars, whose spirit in youMars (n.)Roman god of warTNK V.i.35
Expells the seedes of feare, and th' apprehensionExpels the seeds of fear, and th' apprehension TNK V.i.36
Which still is farther off it, Goe with meWhich still is farther off it, go with me TNK V.i.37
Before the god of our profession: ThereBefore the god of our profession; there TNK V.i.38
Require of him the hearts of Lyons, andRequire of him the hearts of lions andrequire (v.)request, ask, begTNK V.i.39
The breath of Tigers, yea the fearcenesse too,The breath of tigers, yea, the fierceness too, TNK V.i.40
Yea the speed also, to goe on, I meane:Yea, the speed also – to go on, I mean;go on (v.)
old form: goe
go forward, press ahead
TNK V.i.41
Else wish we to be Snayles; you know my prizeElse wish we to be snails. You know my prize TNK V.i.42
Must be drag'd out of blood, force and great feateMust be dragged out of blood; force and great featfeat (n.)
old form: feate
action, deed, conduct
TNK V.i.43
Must put my Garland on, where she stickesMust put my garland on me, where she sticks,stick (v.)
old form: stickes
be placed, be fixed
TNK V.i.44
garland (n.)wreath of victory
The Queene of Flowers: our intercession thenThe queen of flowers. Our intercession, then,intercession (n.)prayer, plea, entreatyTNK V.i.45
Must be to him that makes the Campe, a CestronMust be to him that makes the camp a cistern TNK V.i.46
Brymd with the blood of men: give me your aideBrimmed with the blood of men; give me your aid,brimmed (adj.)
old form: Brymd
filled to the brim, brimful
TNK V.i.47
And bend your spirits towards him.And bend your spirits towards him. TNK V.i.48
They kneele.They prostrate themselves, then kneel before the altar TNK V.i.49.1
of Mars TNK V.i.49.2
Thou mighty one, that with thy power hast turndThou mighty one, that with thy power hast turned TNK V.i.49
Greene Nepture into purple.Green Neptune into purple, whose approachNeptuneRoman water-god, chiefly associated with the sea and sea-weatherTNK V.i.50
Comets prewarne, whose havocke in vaste FeildComets prewarn, whose havoc in vast fieldprewarn (v.)
old form: prewarne
forewarn, forecast, predict
TNK V.i.51
field (n.)
old form: Feild
field of battle, battleground, field of combat
Vnearthed skulls proclaime, whose breath blowes downe,Unearthed skulls proclaim, whose breath blows downunearthed (adj.)
old form: Vnearthed
unburied; or: dug out, disclosed
TNK V.i.52
The teeming Ceres foyzon, who dost pluckeThe teeming Ceres' foison, who dost pluckpluck (v.)
old form: plucke
draw down, bring down
TNK V.i.53
foison, foizon (n.)
old form: foyzon
harvest, crop
Ceres (n.)[pron: 'seereez] Roman goddess of crops and fruit
With hand armenypotent from forth blew clowdes,With hand armipotent from forth blue cloudsarmipotent (adj.)
old form: armenypotent
mighty in arms, powerful in arms
TNK V.i.54
The masond Turrets, that both mak'st, and break'stThe masoned turrets, that both makest and breakestmasoned (adj.)
old form: masond
formed with masonry; or: mason-built
TNK V.i.55
The stony girthes of Citties: me thy puple,The stony girths of cities; me thy pupil,girth (n.)
old form: girthes
circumference, perimeter
TNK V.i.56
Yongest follower of thy Drom, instruct this dayYoungest follower of thy drum, instruct this day TNK V.i.57
With military skill, that to thy lawdeWith military skill, that to thy laudlaud (n.)
old form: lawde
praise, homage, honour
TNK V.i.58
I may advance my Streamer, and by thee,I may advance my streamer, and by theestreamer (n.)banner, pennant, standardTNK V.i.59
advance (v.)raise, lift up, upraise
Be stil'd the Lord o'th day, give me great MarsBe styled the lord o'th' day; give me, great Mars,style (v.)
old form: stil'd
call, name, designate
TNK V.i.60
Some token of thy pleasure.Some token of thy pleasure.token (n.)sign, evidence, markTNK V.i.61
Here they fall on their faces as formerly, and there is Here they fall on their faces as formerly, and there is TNK V.i.62.1
heard clanging of Armor, with a short Thunder as the heard clanging of armour, with a short thunder as the TNK V.i.62.2
burst of a Battaile, whereupon they all rise and bow to burst of a battle, whereupon they all rise and bow toburst (n.)bursting out, violent outbreakTNK V.i.62.3
the Altar.the altar TNK V.i.62.4
O Great Corrector of enormous times,O great corrector of enormous times,enormous (adj.)disorderly, abnormal, monstrousTNK V.i.62
Shaker of ore-rank States, thou grand deciderShaker of o'er-rank states, thou grand deciderover-rank (adj.)
old form: ore-rank
over-ripe; rotten, corrupted
TNK V.i.63
Of dustie, and old tytles, that healst with bloodOf dusty and old titles, that healest with bloodblood (n.)blood-letting, bleedingTNK V.i.64
The earth when it is sicke, and curst the worldThe earth when it is sick, and curest the world TNK V.i.65
O'th pluresie of people; I doe takeO'th' plurisy of people; I do takepleurisy, plurisy (n.)
old form: pluresie
excess, superfluity, superabundance
TNK V.i.66
Thy signes auspiciously, and in thy nameThy signs auspiciously, and in thy name TNK V.i.67
To my designe; march boldly, let us goe.To my design march boldly. Let us go. TNK V.i.68
Exeunt.Exeunt Arcite and his knights TNK V.i.68
Enter Palamon and his Knights, with the former Enter Palamon and his knights, with the former TNK V.i.69.1
observance.observanceobservance (n.)honour, dutiful ceremony, due respectTNK V.i.69.2
Pal.PALAMON 
Our stars must glister with new fire, or beOur stars must glister with new fire, or bestar (n.)fate, fortune, destiny [as determined by the stars]TNK V.i.69
glister (v.)glitter, sparkle, gleam
To daie extinct; our argument is love,Today extinct; our argument is love,argument (n.)quarrel, dispute, point of contentionTNK V.i.70
Which if the goddesse of it grant, she givesWhich if the goddess of it grant, she gives TNK V.i.71
Victory too, then blend your spirits with mine,Victory too. Then blend your spirits with mine, TNK V.i.72
You, whose free noblenesse doe make my causeYou whose free nobleness do make my causefree (adj.)liberal, lavish, generousTNK V.i.73
Your personall hazard; to the goddesse VenusYour personal hazard; to the goddess VenusVenus (n.)Roman goddess of beauty and loveTNK V.i.74
Commend we our proceeding, and imploreCommend we our proceeding, and implorecommend (v.)commit, entrust, hand overTNK V.i.75
Her power unto our partie.Her power unto our party.unto (prep.)toTNK V.i.76
Here they kneele as formerly.Here they prostrate themselves, then kneel as formerly TNK V.i.77.1
to the altar of Venus TNK V.i.77.2
Haile Soveraigne Queene of secrets, who hast powerHail, sovereign queen of secrets, who hast power TNK V.i.77
To call the feircest Tyrant from his rage;To call the fiercest tyrant from his rage TNK V.i.78
And weepe unto a Girle; that ha'st the mightAnd weep unto a girl; that hast the might TNK V.i.79
Even with an ey-glance, to choke Marsis DromEven with an eye-glance to choke Mars's drumchoke (v.)silence, quieten, stillTNK V.i.80
And turne th'allarme to whispers, that canst makeAnd turn th' alarm to whispers; that canst makealarm, alarum, 'larm, 'larum (n.)
old form: allarme
call to arms, call to battle, signal to begin fighting
TNK V.i.81
A Criple florish with his Crutch, and cure himA cripple flourish with his crutch, and cure himflourish with (v.)
old form: florish
wave, brandish, shake about
TNK V.i.82
Before Apollo; that may'st force the KingBefore Apollo; that mayst force the king TNK V.i.83
To be his subjects vassaile, and induceTo be his subject's vassal, and inducevassal (n.)
old form: vassaile
servant, slave, subject
TNK V.i.84
Stale gravitie to daunce, the pould BachelourStale gravity to dance; the polled bachelor,polled (adj.)
old form: pould
bald, hairless
TNK V.i.85
stale (adj.)worn out, past the prime of life
gravity (n.)
old form: gravitie
old age, the aged, the elderly
Whose youth like wanton Boyes through BonfyresWhose youth, like wanton boys through bonfires,wanton (adj.)unrestrained, undisciplined, boisterous, uncontrolledTNK V.i.86
Have skipt thy flame, at seaventy, thou canst catchHave skipped thy flame, at seventy thou canst catch,skip (v.)
old form: skipt
jump over, avoid, pass by
TNK V.i.87
And make him to the scorne of his hoarse throateAnd make him, to the scorn of his hoarse throat,scorn (n.)
old form: scorne
object of scorn, target of mockery
TNK V.i.88
Abuse yong laies of love; what godlike powerAbuse young lays of love. What godlike powerpower (n.)(usually plural) god, deity, divinityTNK V.i.89
lay (n.)
old form: laies
song
abuse (v.)misuse, maltreat, treat badly, wrong
Hast thou not power upon? To Phabus thouHast thou not power upon? To Phoebus thouPhoebus (n.)[pron: 'feebus] Latin name for Apollo as the sun-god; also called Phoebus ApolloTNK V.i.90
Add'st flames, hotter then his the heavenly fyresAddest flames hotter than his; the heavenly fires TNK V.i.91
Did scortch his mortall Son, thine him; the huntresseDid scorch his mortal son, thine him; the huntress TNK V.i.92
All moyst and cold, some say began to throwAll moist and cold, some say began to throwcold (adj.)chaste, modest, lacking sensual passionTNK V.i.93
Her Bow away, and sigh: take to thy graceHer bow away and sigh. Take to thy grace TNK V.i.94
Me thy vowd Souldier, who doe beare thy yokeMe thy vowed soldier, who do bear thy yoke TNK V.i.95
As t'wer a wreath of Roses, yet is heavierAs 'twere a wreath of roses, yet is heavier TNK V.i.96
Then Lead it selfe, stings more than Nettles;Than lead itself, stings more than nettles. TNK V.i.97
I have never beene foule mouthd against thy law,I have never been foul-mouthed against thy law, TNK V.i.98
Nev'r reveald secret, for I knew none; would notNe'er revealed secret, for I knew none; would not, TNK V.i.99
Had I kend all that were; I never practisedHad I kenned all that were; I never practisedpractise on / upon (v.)try to seduce, carry on withTNK V.i.100
ken (v.)
old form: kend
know, understand, be aware of
Vpon mans wife, nor would the Libells readeUpon man's wife, nor would the libels readlibel (n.)
old form: Libells
false statement, damaging attack [on women]
TNK V.i.101
Of liberall wits: I never at great feastesOf liberal wits; I never at great feastsliberal (adj.)
old form: liberall
coarse, licentious, promiscuous
TNK V.i.102
wit (n.)lively person, sharp-minded individual
Sought to betray a Beautie, but have blush'dSought to betray a beauty, but have blushedbetray (v.)disclose the secrets of, reveal the indiscretions ofTNK V.i.103
At simpring Sirs that did: I have beene harshAt simpering sirs that did; I have been harsh TNK V.i.104
To large Confessors, and have hotly ask'd themTo large confessors, and have hotly asked themlarge (adj.)grandiose, impressive soundingTNK V.i.105
hotly (adv.)angrily, passionately, fiercely
confessor (n.)boaster, braggart [of love affairs]
If they had Mothers, I had one, a woman,If they had mothers – I had one, a woman, TNK V.i.106
And women t'wer they wrong'd. I knew a manAnd women 'twere they wronged. I knew a man TNK V.i.107
Of eightie winters, this I told them, whoOf eighty winters – this I told them – who TNK V.i.108
A Lasse of foureteene brided, twas thy powerA lass of fourteen brided. 'Twas thy powerbride (v.)marry, wedTNK V.i.109
To put life into dust, the aged CrampeTo put life into dust; the aged crampcramp (n.)
old form: Crampe
rheumatic, arthritic
TNK V.i.110
Had screw'd his square foote round,Had screwed his square foot round,screw (v.)
old form: screw'd
twist, force, contort
TNK V.i.111
square (adj.)good, sturdy, sound
The Gout had knit his fingers into knots,The gout had knit his fingers into knots, TNK V.i.112
Torturing Convulsions from his globie eyes,Torturing convulsions from his globy eyesgloby (adj.)
old form: globie
globular, bulging, protruding
TNK V.i.113
Had almost drawne their spheeres, that what was lifeHad almost drawn their spheres, that what was lifesphere (n.)
old form: spheeres
(plural) orbits [of the eye], sockets
TNK V.i.114
draw (v.)
old form: drawne
pull out, force out
In him seem'd torture: this AnatomieIn him seemed torture. This anatomyanatomy (n.)
old form: Anatomie
body, skeleton, skin and bones
TNK V.i.115
Had by his yong faire pheare a Boy, and IHad by his young fair fere a boy, and I TNK V.i.116
Beleev'd it was his, for she swore it was,Believed it was his, for she swore it was, TNK V.i.117
And who would not beleeve her? briefe I amAnd who would not believe her? Brief, I ambrief (adv.)
old form: briefe
in short, briefly, in sum
TNK V.i.118
To those that prate and have done; no CompanionTo those that prate and have done, no companion;prate (v.)prattle, chatter, blatherTNK V.i.119
To those that boast and have not; a defyerTo those that boast and have not, a defier;defier (n.)
old form: defyer
challenger, confronter, denouncer
TNK V.i.120
To those that would and cannot; a Rejoycer,To those that would and cannot, a rejoicer.rejoicer (n.)
old form: Rejoycer
cheerer, encourager, consoler
TNK V.i.121
Yea him I doe not love, that tells close officesYea, him I do not love that tells close officesoffice (n.)performance, business, intrigueTNK V.i.122
close (adj.)secret, concealed, hidden
The fowlest way, nor names concealements inThe foulest way, nor names concealments inconcealment (n.)
old form: concealements
something to be concealed, secret
TNK V.i.123
The boldest language, such a one I am,The boldest language; such a one I am,bold (adj.)shameless, immodest, outspoken, coarseTNK V.i.124
And vow that lover never yet made sighAnd vow that lover never yet made sigh TNK V.i.125
Truer then I. O then most soft sweet goddesseTruer than I. O then, most soft sweet goddess, TNK V.i.126
Give me the victory of this question, whichGive me the victory of this question, whichquestion (n.)argument, contention, disputeTNK V.i.127
Is true loves merit, and blesse me with a signeIs true love's merit, and bless me with a signmerit (n.)reward, just desertTNK V.i.128
Of thy great pleasure.Of thy great pleasure. TNK V.i.129
Here Musicke is heard, Doves are seene to flutter, theyHere music is heard and doves are seen to flutter. They TNK V.i.130.1
fall againe upon their faces, then on their knees.fall again upon their faces, then on their knees TNK V.i.130.2
Pal. O thou that from eleven, to ninetie raign'stO thou that from eleven to ninety reignest TNK V.i.130
In mortall bosomes, whose chase is this worldIn mortal bosoms, whose chase is this worldchase (n.)hunting ground, territoryTNK V.i.131
And we in heards thy game; I give thee thankesAnd we in herds thy game, I give thee thanks TNK V.i.132
For this faire Token, which being layd untoFor this fair token, which, being laid untotoken (n.)sign, evidence, markTNK V.i.133
lay unto (v.)
old form: layd
add to, place along with
Mine innocent true heart, armes in assuranceMine innocent true heart, arms in assuranceassurance (n.)security, certainty, confidenceTNK V.i.134
My body to this businesse: Let us riseMy body to this business. Let us rise TNK V.i.135
And bow before the goddesse:And bow before the goddess. TNK V.i.136.1
They bow.They bow TNK V.i.136
Time comes on.Time comes on. TNK V.i.136.2
Exeunt.Exeunt Palamon and his knights TNK V.i.136
Still Musicke of Records. Enter Emilia in white, her Still music of records. Enter Emilia in white, herstill (adj.)quiet, calm, subduedTNK V.i.137.1
record (n.)recorder
haire about her shoulders, a wheaten wreath: One hair about her shoulders, with a wheaten wreath; one TNK V.i.137.2
in white holding up her traine, her haire stucke with in white holding up her train, her hair stuck withstick (v.)
old form: stucke
decorate, adorn
TNK V.i.137.3
flowers: One before her carrying a silver Hynde, in flowers; one before her carrying a silver hind, in TNK V.i.137.4
whic his conveyd Incense and sweet odours, which which is conveyed incense and sweet odours; which TNK V.i.137.5
being set upon the Altar her maides standing being set upon the altar of Diana, her maids standingDiana, Dian (n.)Roman goddess associated with the Moon, chastity, and huntingTNK V.i.137.6
a loofe, she sets fire to it, then they curtsey and kneele.aloof, she sets fire to it. Then they curtsy and kneelaloof (adv.)
old form: a loofe
a short distance away, to one side
TNK V.i.137.7
Emilia.EMILIA 
O sacred, shadowie, cold and constant Queene,O sacred, shadowy, cold, and constant queen,cold (adj.)chaste, modest, lacking sensual passionTNK V.i.137
Abandoner of Revells, mute contemplative,Abandoner of revels, mute contemplative, TNK V.i.138
Sweet, solitary, white as chaste, and pureSweet, solitary, white as chaste, and pure TNK V.i.139
As windefand Snow, who to thy femall knightsAs wind-fanned snow, who to thy female knights TNK V.i.140
Alow'st no more blood than will make a blush,Allowest no more blood than will make a blush,blood (n.)passion, feeling, strong emotion [especially sexual]TNK V.i.141
Which is their orders robe. I heere thy PriestWhich is their order's robe; I here, thy priest, TNK V.i.142
Am humbled fore thine Altar, O vouchsafeAm humbled 'fore thine altar. O, vouchsafe TNK V.i.143
With that thy rare greene eye, which never yetWith that thy rare green eye, which never yet TNK V.i.144
Beheld thing maculate, looke on thy virgin,Beheld thing maculate, look on thy virgin;maculate (adj.)impure, spotted, stainedTNK V.i.145
And sacred silver Mistris, lend thine eareAnd, sacred silver mistress, lend thine ear –  TNK V.i.146
(Which nev'r heard scurrill terme, into whose portWhich ne'er heard scurril term, into whose portport (n.)portal, entrance, gatewayTNK V.i.147
scurril (adj.)
old form: scurrill
scurrilous, coarse, vulgar
Ne're entred wanton sound,) to my petitionNe'er entered wanton sound – to my petitionwanton (adj.)lascivious, lewd, obsceneTNK V.i.148
Seasond with holy feare; This is my lastSeasoned with holy fear. This is my lastseason (v.)
old form: Seasond
imbue, infuse, fill
TNK V.i.149
fear (n.)
old form: feare
awe, reverence, dread
Of vestall office, I am bride habited,Of vestal office; I am bride-habited,office (n.)task, service, duty, responsibilityTNK V.i.150
vestal (adj.)
old form: vestall
as a virgin priestess
bride-habited (adj.)
old form: bride habited
dressed as a bride
But mayden harted, a husband I have pointed,But maiden-hearted; a husband I have 'pointed,appoint (v.)
old form: pointed
destine, assign, arrange
TNK V.i.151
But doe not know him out of two, I shouldBut do not know him. Out of two I should TNK V.i.152
Choose one, and pray for his successe, but IChoose one, and pray for his success, but I TNK V.i.153
Am guiltlesse of election of mine eyes,Am guiltless of election. Of mine eyeselection (n.)choice, preferenceTNK V.i.154
Were I to loose one, they are equall precious,Were I to lose one, they are equal precious, TNK V.i.155
I could doombe neither, that which perish'd shouldI could doom neither; that which perished shoulddoom (v.)
old form: doombe
condemn, pronounce judgement against
TNK V.i.156
Goe too't unsentenc'd: Therefore most modest Queene,Go to't unsentenced. Therefore, most modest queen, TNK V.i.157
He of the two Pretenders, that best loves meHe of the two pretenders that best loves mepretender (n.)claimant, suitor, wooerTNK V.i.158
And has the truest title in't, Let himAnd has the truest title in't, let himtitle (n.)[legal] right, claim, entitlementTNK V.i.159
true (adj.)legitimate, rightful, honourable
Take off my wheaten Gerland, or else grantTake off my wheaten garland, or else grant TNK V.i.160
The fyle and qualitie I hold, I mayThe file and quality I hold I mayquality (n.)
old form: qualitie
rank, standing, position
TNK V.i.161
file (n.)
old form: fyle
rank, status, standing
Continue in thy Band.Continue in thy band.band (n.)company, society, fellowshipTNK V.i.162
Here the Hynde vanishes under the Altar: and in theHere the hind vanishes under the altar, and in the TNK V.i.163.1
place ascends a Rose Tree, having one Rose upon it.place ascends a rose tree, having one rose upon it TNK V.i.163.2
See what our Generall of Ebbs and FlowesSee what our general of ebbs and flows TNK V.i.163
Out from the bowells of her holy AltarOut from the bowels of her holy altarbowels (n.)
old form: bowells
depths, core, interior
TNK V.i.164
With sacred act advances: But one Rose,With sacred act advances: but one rose! TNK V.i.165
If well inspird, this Battaile shal confoundIf well inspired, this battle shall confoundconfound (v.)destroy, overthrow, ruinTNK V.i.166
Both these brave Knights, and I a virgin flowreBoth these brave knights, and I a virgin flowerbrave (adj.)noble, worthy, excellentTNK V.i.167
Must grow alone unpluck'd.Must grow alone, unplucked. TNK V.i.168
Here is heard a sodaine twang of Instruments, and theHere is heard a sudden twang of instruments, and the TNK V.i.169.1
Rose fals from the Tree.rose falls from the tree TNK V.i.169.2
The flowre is falne, the Tree descends: O MistrisThe flower is fallen, the tree descends! O mistress, TNK V.i.169
Thou here dischargest me, I shall be gather'd,Thou here dischargest me; I shall be gathered;discharge (v.)release from service, let go, dismissTNK V.i.170
I thinke so, but I know not thine owne will;I think so, but I know not thine own will; TNK V.i.171
Vnclaspe thy Misterie: I hope she's pleas'd,Unclasp thy mystery. – I hope she's pleased;unclasp (v.)
old form: Vnclaspe
reveal, display, divulge
TNK V.i.172
Her Signes were gratious.Her signs were gracious. TNK V.i.173
They curtsey and Exeunt.They curtsy and exeunt TNK V.i.173
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