The Two Gentlemen of Verona
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Enter Valentine, Speed, and certaine Out-lawes.Enter certain Outlaws TG IV.i.1.1
1. Out-l.FIRST OUTLAW 
Fellowes, stand fast: I see a passenger.Fellows, stand fast; I see a passenger.passenger (n.)wayfarer, traveller, passer-byTG IV.i.1
2. Out.SECOND OUTLAW 
If there be ten, shrinke not, but down with 'em.If there be ten, shrink not, but down with 'em. TG IV.i.2
Enter Valentine and Speed TG IV.i.3.1
3. Out.THIRD OUTLAW 
Stand sir, and throw vs that you haue about 'ye.Stand, sir, and throw us that you have about ye;stand (v.)stop, haltTG IV.i.3
If not: we'll make you sit, and rifle you.If not, we'll make you sit, and rifle you.rifle (v.)search and rob, plunderTG IV.i.4
Sp.SPEED 
Sir we are vndone; these are the VillainesSir, we are undone; these are the villainsundone (adj.)
old form: vndone
ruined, destroyed, brought down
TG IV.i.5
That all the Trauailers doe feare so much.That all the travellers do fear so much. TG IV.i.6
Val.VALENTINE 
My friends.My friends –  TG IV.i.7
1. Out.FIRST OUTLAW 
That's not so, sir: we are your enemies.That's not so, sir; we are your enemies. TG IV.i.8
2. Out.SECOND OUTLAW 
Peace: we'll heare him.Peace! We'll hear him. TG IV.i.9
3. Out.THIRD OUTLAW 
I by my beard will we: for he is a proper man.Ay, by my beard, will we; for he's a proper man.proper (adj.)good-looking, handsome, comelyTG IV.i.10
Val.VALENTINE 
Then know that I haue little wealth to loose;Then know that I have little wealth to lose; TG IV.i.11
A man I am, cross'd with aduersitie:A man I am crossed with adversity;cross (v.)
old form: cross'd
afflict, plague, go against
TG IV.i.12
My riches, are these poore habiliments,My riches are these poor habiliments,habiliment, abiliment (n.)(usually plural) clothes, dress, attire, outfitTG IV.i.13
Of which, if you should here disfurnish me,Of which, if you should here disfurnish me,disfurnish (v.)deprive, strip, dispossessTG IV.i.14
You take the sum and substance that I haue.You take the sum and substance that I have. TG IV.i.15
2. Out.SECOND OUTLAW 
Whether trauell you?Whither travel you? TG IV.i.16
Val.VALENTINE 
To Verona.To Verona. TG IV.i.17
1. Out.FIRST OUTLAW 
Whence came you?Whence came you? TG IV.i.18
Val.VALENTINE 
From Millaine.From Milan. TG IV.i.19.1
3. Out.THIRD OUTLAW 
Haue you long soiourn'd there?Have you long sojourned there?sojourn (v.)
old form: soiourn'd
pause, reside, stay for a while
TG IV.i.19.2
Val.VALENTINE 
Some sixteene moneths, and longer might haue staid,Some sixteen months, and longer might have stayed, TG IV.i.20
If crooked fortune had not thwarted me.If crooked fortune had not thwarted me.crooked (adj.)malignant, perverse, contrary, deviousTG IV.i.21
1. Out.FIRST OUTLAW 
What, were you banish'd thence?What, were you banished thence? TG IV.i.22
Val.VALENTINE 
I was.I was. TG IV.i.23
2. Out.SECOND OUTLAW 
For what offence?For what offence? TG IV.i.24
Val.VALENTINE 
For that which now torments me to rehearse;For that which now torments me to rehearse:rehearse (v.)relate, recount, give an account ofTG IV.i.25
I kil'd a man, whose death I much repent,I killed a man, whose death I much repent; TG IV.i.26
But yet I slew him manfully, in fight,But yet I slew him manfully in fight, TG IV.i.27
Without false vantage, or base treachery.Without false vantage or base treachery.false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidiousTG IV.i.28
false (adj.)unfair, unjust, double-crossing
vantage (n.)advantageous position, place of vantage, superiority
base (adj.)dishonourable, low, unworthy
1. Out.FIRST OUTLAW 
Why nere repent it, if it were done so;Why, ne'er repent it, if it were done so. TG IV.i.29
But were you banisht for so small a fault?But were you banished for so small a fault? TG IV.i.30
Val.VALENTINE 
I was, and held me glad of such a doome.I was, and held me glad of such a doom.doom (n.)
old form: doome
judgement, sentence, decision
TG IV.i.31
2. Out.SECOND OUTLAW 
Haue you the Tongues?Have you the tongues?tongue (n.)(plural) foreign languageTG IV.i.32
Val.VALENTINE 
My youthfull trauaile, therein made me happy,My youthful travel therein made me happy,happy (adj.)accomplished, favoured, proficientTG IV.i.33
Or else I often had beene often miserable.Or else I often had been miserable. TG IV.i.34
3. Out.THIRD OUTLAW 
By the bare scalpe of Robin Hoods fat Fryer,By the bare scalp of Robin Hood's fat friar, TG IV.i.35
This fellow were a King, for our wilde faction.This fellow were a king for our wild faction!faction (n.)party, group, set [of people]TG IV.i.36
1. Out.FIRST OUTLAW 
We'll haue him: Sirs, a word.We'll have him. Sirs, a word. TG IV.i.37
The Outlaws draw aside to talk TG IV.i.38
Sp.SPEED 
Master, be one of them: It's an honourable kinde ofMaster, be one of them; it's an honourable kind of TG IV.i.38
theeuery.thievery. TG IV.i.39
Val.VALENTINE 
Peace villaine.Peace, villain! TG IV.i.40
2. Out.SECOND OUTLAW 
Tell vs this: haue you any thing to takeTell us this: have you anything to taketake to (v.)subsist on, use as a resourceTG IV.i.41
to?to? TG IV.i.42
Val.VALENTINE 
Nothing but my fortune.Nothing but my fortune. TG IV.i.43
3. Out.THIRD OUTLAW 
Know then, that some of vs are Gentlemen,Know then that some of us are gentlemen, TG IV.i.44
Such as the fury of vngouern'd youthSuch as the fury of ungoverned youth TG IV.i.45
Thrust from the company of awfull men.Thrust from the company of awful men;awful (adj.)
old form: awfull
awe-inspiring, worthy of respect
TG IV.i.46
My selfe was from Verona banished,Myself was from Verona banished TG IV.i.47
For practising to steale away a Lady,For practising to steal away a lady,practise (v.)plot, scheme, conspireTG IV.i.48
And heire and Neece, alide vnto the Duke.An heir, and near allied unto the Duke.allied (adj.)
old form: alide
related, connected
TG IV.i.49
2. Out.SECOND OUTLAW 
And I from Mantua, for a Gentleman,And I from Mantua, for a gentleman TG IV.i.50
Who, in my moode, I stab'd vnto the heart.Who, in my mood, I stabbed unto the heart.mood (n.)
old form: moode
anger, fury, frenzy, fit of temper
TG IV.i.51
1. Out.FIRST OUTLAW 
And I, for such like petty crimes as these.And I for such like petty crimes as these.like (adj.)same, similar, alike, equalTG IV.i.52
But to the purpose: for we cite our faults,But to the purpose – for we cite our faultspurpose (n.)point at issue, matter in handTG IV.i.53
That they may hold excus'd our lawlesse liues;That they may hold excused our lawless lives; TG IV.i.54
And partly seeing you are beautifideAnd partly, seeing you are beautified TG IV.i.55
With goodly shape; and by your owne report,With goodly shape, and by your own report TG IV.i.56
A Linguist, and a man of such perfection,A linguist, and a man of such perfection TG IV.i.57
As we doe in our quality much want.As we do in our quality much want – quality (n.)companions, associates, fraternityTG IV.i.58
2. Out.SECOND OUTLAW 
Indeede because you are a banish'd man,Indeed, because you are a banished man, TG IV.i.59
Therefore, aboue the rest, we parley to you:Therefore, above the rest, we parley to you.parle, parley (v.)discuss terms, treat, negotiate withTG IV.i.60
Are you content to be our Generall?Are you content to be our general – content (adj.)agreeable, willing, readyTG IV.i.61
To make a vertue of necessity,To make a virtue of necessity, TG IV.i.62
And liue as we doe in this wildernesse?And live as we do in this wilderness? TG IV.i.63
3. Out.THIRD OUTLAW 
What saist thou? wilt thou be of our consort?What sayst thou? Wilt thou be of our consort?consort (n.)company, mob, crewTG IV.i.64
Say I, and be the captaine of vs all:Say ‘ ay,’ and be the captain of us all. TG IV.i.65
We'll doe thee homage, and be rul'd by thee,We'll do thee homage, and be ruled by thee, TG IV.i.66
Loue thee, as our Commander, and our King.Love thee as our commander and our king. TG IV.i.67
1. Out.FIRST OUTLAW 
But if thou scorne our curtesie, thou dyest.But if thou scorn our courtesy, thou diest. TG IV.i.68
2. Out.SECOND OUTLAW 
Thou shalt not liue, to brag what we haue offer'd.Thou shalt not live to brag what we have offered.brag (v.)talk with pride [about], sound off [about]TG IV.i.69
Val.VALENTINE 
I take your offer, and will liue with you,I take your offer, and will live with you, TG IV.i.70
Prouided that you do no outragesProvided that you do no outrages TG IV.i.71
On silly women, or poore passengers.On silly women or poor passengers.passenger (n.)wayfarer, traveller, passer-byTG IV.i.72
silly (adj.)helpless, defenceless, vulnerable
3. Out.THIRD OUTLAW 
No, we detest such vile base practises.No, we detest such vile base practices.base (adj.)dishonourable, low, unworthyTG IV.i.73
Come, goe with vs, we'll bring thee to our Crewes,Come, go with us; we'll bring thee to our crews,crew (n.)
old form: Crewes
band, company, body of men
TG IV.i.74
And show thee all the Treasure we haue got;And show thee all the treasure we have got; TG IV.i.75
Which, with our selues, all rest at thy dispose.Which, with ourselves, all rest at thy dispose.dispose (n.)disposal, control, discretionTG IV.i.76
Exeunt.Exeunt TG IV.i.76
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