Henry IV Part 2
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Enter Shallow, Silence, Falstaffe, Bardolfe, Page, and DauieEnter Shallow, Falstaff, Bardolph, and the Page 2H4 V.i.1.1
By Cocke and Pye, you shall not away to night. By cock and pie, sir, you shall not away tonight.cock and pie, byby God and the service book2H4 V.i.1
What Dauy, I say. What, Davy, I say! 2H4 V.i.2
You must excuse me, M. Robert Shallow. You must excuse me, Master Robert Shallow. 2H4 V.i.3
I will not excuse you: you shall not be excused. I will not excuse you; you shall not be excused; 2H4 V.i.4
Excuses shall not be admitted: there is no excuse shall excuses shall not be admitted; there is no excuse shall 2H4 V.i.5
serue: you shall not be excus'd. Why Dauie. serve; you shall not be excused. Why, Davy! 2H4 V.i.6

Enter Davy 2H4 V.i.7
Heere sir. Here, sir. 2H4 V.i.7
Dauy, Dauy, Dauy, let me see (Dauy) Davy, Davy, Davy, Davy! Let me see, Davy; 2H4 V.i.8
let me see: William Cooke, let me see, Davy; let me see – yea, marry, William cook,marry (int.)[exclamation] by Mary2H4 V.i.9
bid him come hither. Sir Iohn, you shal not be excus'd. bid him come hither. Sir John, you shall not be excused. 2H4 V.i.10
Marry sir, thus: those Precepts cannot bee seru'd: Marry, sir, thus: those precepts cannot be served;precept (n.)writ, warrant, court order2H4 V.i.11
and againe sir, shall we sowe the head-land with Wheate? and again, sir – shall we sow the hade land with wheat?hade land (n.)
old form: head-land
strip of land left unploughed in a field
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With red Wheate Dauy. But for William Cook: With red wheat, Davy. But for William cook –  2H4 V.i.13
are there no yong Pigeons? are there no young pigeons? 2H4 V.i.14
Yes Sir. Heere is now the Smithes note, for Shooing, Yes, sir. Here is now the smith's note for shoeingnote (n.)bill, invoice, account2H4 V.i.15
And Plough-Irons. and plough-irons. 2H4 V.i.16
Let it be cast, and payde: Sir Iohn, you shall not Let it be cast and paid. Sir John, you shall notcast (v.)calculate, reckon, estimate2H4 V.i.17
be excus'd. be excused. 2H4 V.i.18
Sir, a new linke to the Bucket must needes bee Now, sir, a new link to the bucket must needs be 2H4 V.i.19
had: And Sir, doe you meane to stoppe any of Williams had. And, sir, do you mean to stop any of William's 2H4 V.i.20
Wages, about the Sacke he lost the other day, at HinckleyFayre? wages, about the sack he lost at Hinckley fair?Hinckley, Hunkley (n.)town NE of Stratford-upon-Avon; location of a large fair2H4 V.i.21
He shall answer it: / Some Pigeons Dauy, a 'A shall answer it. Some pigeons, Davy, aanswer (v.)suffer the consequences [for], be accountable [for]2H4 V.i.22
couple of short-legg'd Hennes: a ioynt of Mutton, and any couple of short-legged hens, a joint of mutton, and any 2H4 V.i.23
pretty little tine Kickshawes, tell William Cooke. pretty little tiny kickshaws, tell William cook.kickshaw (n.)
old form: Kickshawes
fancy dish
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Doth the man of Warre, stay all night sir? Doth the man of war stay all night, sir? 2H4 V.i.25
Yes Dauy: I will vse him well. A Friend Yea, Davy. I will use him well; a frienduse (v.)
old form: vse
treat, deal with, manage
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i'th Court, is better then a penny in purse. Vse his men i'th' court is better than a penny in purse. Use his men 2H4 V.i.27
well Dauy, for they are arrant Knaues, and will backe-bite. well, Davy, for they are arrant knaves, and will backbite.knave (n.)
old form: Knaues
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
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arrant (adj.)downright, absolute, unmitigated
backbite (v.)
old form: backe-bite
slander, revile, speak badly [of someone]
No worse then they are bitten, sir: For they No worse than they are backbitten, sir, for they 2H4 V.i.29
haue maruellous fowle linnen. have marvellous foul linen.marvellous (adv.)
old form: maruellous
very, extremely, exceedingly
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Well conceited Dauy: about thy Businesse, Well conceited, Davy – about thy business,conceited (adj.)ingenious, clever, well-devised2H4 V.i.31
Dauy. Davy. 2H4 V.i.32
I beseech you sir, / To countenance William Visor of I beseech you, sir, to countenance William Visor ofcountenance (v.)approve, support, encourage2H4 V.i.33
Woncot, against Clement Perkes of the hill. Woncot against Clement Perkes o'th' Hill. 2H4 V.i.34
There are many Complaints Dauy, against that There is many complaints, Davy, against that 2H4 V.i.35
Visor, that Visor is an arrant Knaue, on my knowledge. Visor; that Visor is an arrant knave, on my knowledge.arrant (adj.)downright, absolute, unmitigated2H4 V.i.36
I graunt your Worship, that he is a knaue (Sir:) But yet I grant your worship that he is a knave, sir; but yet 2H4 V.i.37
heauen forbid Sir, but a Knaue should haue some Countenance, God forbid, sir, but a knave should have some countenancecountenance (n.)favour, patronage, approval2H4 V.i.38
at his Friends request. An honest man sir, is able at his friend's request. An honest man, sir, is able 2H4 V.i.39
to speake for himselfe, when a Knaue is not. I haue seru'd to speak for himself, when a knave is not. I have served 2H4 V.i.40
your Worshippe truely sir, these eight yeares: and if I cannot your worship truly, sir, this eight years, and if I cannot 2H4 V.i.41
once or twice in a Quarter beare out a knaue, against an once or twice in a quarter bear out a knave against anbear out (v.)
old form: beare
help out, support, back up
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honest man, I haue but a very litle credite with your Worshippe. The honest man, I have little credit with your worship. The 2H4 V.i.43
Knaue is mine honest Friend Sir, therefore I beseech knave is mine honest friend, sir; therefore, I beseechhonest (adj.)genuine, real, true2H4 V.i.44
your Worship, let him bee Countenanc'd. you, let him be countenanced.countenance (v.)
old form: Countenanc'd
approve, support, encourage
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Go too, / I say he shall haue no wrong: Looke Go to; I say he shall have no wrong. Lookwrong (n.)wrong-doing, wrongful gain, unjust claim2H4 V.i.46
about Dauy. about, Davy. 2H4 V.i.47
Exit Davy 2H4 V.i.47
Where are you Sir Iohn? Come, off with Where are you, Sir John? Come, come, come, off with 2H4 V.i.48
your Boots. Giue me your hand M. Bardolfe. your boots. Give me your hand, Master Bardolph. 2H4 V.i.49
I am glad to see your Worship. I am glad to see your worship. 2H4 V.i.50
I thanke thee, with all my heart, kinde Master I thank thee with all my heart, kind Master 2H4 V.i.51
Bardolfe: and welcome my tall Fellow: Bardolph; (to the Page) and welcome, my tall fellow.tall (adj.)brave, valiant, bold2H4 V.i.52
Come Sir Iohn. Come, Sir John. 2H4 V.i.53
Ile follow you, good Master Robert Shallow. I'll follow you, good Master Robert Shallow. 2H4 V.i.54
Exit Shallow 2H4 V.i.54
Bardolfe, looke to our Horsses. Bardolph, look to our horses. 2H4 V.i.55
Exeunt Bardolph and Page 2H4 V.i.55
If I were saw'de into Quantities, I should make foure If I were sawed into quantities, I should make fourquantity (n.)fragment, little piece, tiny amount2H4 V.i.56
dozen of such bearded Hermites staues, as Master Shallow. dozen of such bearded hermits' staves as Master Shallow. 2H4 V.i.57
It is a wonderfull thing to see the semblable It is a wonderful thing to see the semblablesemblable (adj.)similar, like, comparable2H4 V.i.58
Coherence of his mens spirits, and his: They, by coherence of his men's spirits and his. They, bycoherence (n.)correspondence, agreement, harmony2H4 V.i.59
obseruing of him, do beare themselues like foolish Iustices: observing him, do bear themselves like foolish justices; 2H4 V.i.60
Hee, by conuersing with them, is turn'd into a Iustice-like he, by conversing with them, is turned into a justice-likeconverse (v.)
old form: conuersing
associate, keep company
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Seruingman. Their spirits are so married in Coniunction, servingman. Their spirits are so married in conjunction,marry (v.)join together, unite2H4 V.i.62
conjunction (n.)
old form: Coniunction
union, uniting, joining together
with the participation of Society, that they flocke together with the participation of society, that they flock togethersociety (n.)companionship, fellowship, association2H4 V.i.63
in consent, like so many Wilde-Geese. If I had a suite to in consent, like so many wild geese. If I had a suit tosuit (n.)formal request, entreaty, petition2H4 V.i.64
consent (n.)agreement, accord, unanimity, compact
Mayster Shallow, I would humour his men, with the Master Shallow, I would humour his men with the 2H4 V.i.65
imputation of beeing neere their Mayster. If to his Men, I imputation of being near their master; if to his men, Iimputation (n.)reputation, prestige, estimation2H4 V.i.66
near (prep.)
old form: neere
intimate with, closely connected with
would currie with Maister Shallow, that no man could would curry with Master Shallow that no man couldcurry (v.)
old form: currie
use flattery, talk fawningly
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better command his Seruants. It is certaine, that either better command his servants. It is certain that either 2H4 V.i.68
wise bearing, or ignorant Carriage is caught, as men take wise bearing or ignorant carriage is caught, as men takecarriage (n.)bearing, demeanour, manner of behaviour2H4 V.i.69
diseases, one of another: therefore, let men take heede diseases, one of another; therefore let men take heed 2H4 V.i.70
of their Companie. I will deuise matter enough out of of their company. I will devise matter enough out ofmatter (n.)subject-matter, content, substance2H4 V.i.71
this Shallow, to keepe Prince Harry in continuall Laughter, this Shallow to keep Prince Harry in continual laughter 2H4 V.i.72
the wearing out of sixe Fashions (which is foure Tearmes) or the wearing out of six fashions, which is four terms, orterm (n.)
old form: Tearmes
any of four periods of activity within the legal year [Michaelmas, Hilary, Easter, Trinity]
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two Actions, and he shall laugh with Interuallums. O two actions, and 'a shall laugh without intervallums. O,intervallum (n.)
old form: Interuallums
interval, break between sessions
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action (n.)law-suit, legal proceeding, litigation
it is much that a Lye (with a slight Oath) and a iest (with a it is much that a lie with a slight oath, and a jest with a 2H4 V.i.75
sadde brow) will doe, with a Fellow, that neuer had the Ache sad brow, will do with a fellow that never had the achesad (adj.)
old form: sadde
serious, grave, solemn
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brow (n.)appearance, aspect, countenance
in his shoulders. O you shall see him laugh, till his Face in his shoulders! O, you shall see him laugh till his face 2H4 V.i.77
be like a wet Cloake, ill laid vp. be like a wet cloak ill laid up!ill (adv.)badly, adversely, unfavourably2H4 V.i.78
lay up (v.)
old form: vp
stow away, pack away, store
(within) 2H4 V.i.79
Sir Iohn. Sir John! 2H4 V.i.79
I come Master Shallow, I come Master I come, Master Shallow, I come, Master 2H4 V.i.80
Shallow. Shallow. 2H4 V.i.81
ExeuntExit 2H4 V.i.81
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