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Enter Cymbeline, Bellarius, Guiderius, Aruiragus, Enter Cymbeline, Belarius, Guiderius, Arviragus, Cym V.v.1.1
Pisanio, and Lords.Pisanio, Lords, Officers, and Attendants Cym V.v.1.2
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Stand by my side you, whom the Gods haue madeStand by my side, you whom the gods have made Cym V.v.1
Preseruers of my Throne: woe is my heart,Preservers of my throne: woe is my heart, Cym V.v.2
That the poore Souldier that so richly fought,That the poor soldier that so richly fought,richly (adv.)nobly, mightily, in a powerful wayCym V.v.3
Whose ragges, sham'd gilded Armes, whose naked brestWhose rags shamed gilded arms, whose naked breastnaked (adj.)defenceless, undefended, unarmedCym V.v.4
gilded (adj.)glittering, gold-coloured, tinged with gold
Stept before Targes of proofe, cannot be found:Stepped before targes of proof, cannot be found:proof (n.)
old form: proofe
tested strength, proven power of resistance, impenetrability
Cym V.v.5
targe (n.)shield
He shall be happy that can finde him, ifHe shall be happy that can find him, if Cym V.v.6
Our Grace can make him so.Our grace can make him so.grace (n.)honour, favour, recognition, respectCym V.v.7.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
I neuer sawI never saw Cym V.v.7.2
Such Noble fury in so poore a Thing;Such noble fury in so poor a thing; Cym V.v.8
Such precious deeds, in one that promist noughtSuch precious deeds in one that promised nought Cym V.v.9
But beggery, and poore lookes.But beggary and poor looks. Cym V.v.10.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
No tydings of him?No tidings of him? Cym V.v.10.2
Pisa. PISANIO 
He hath bin search'd among the dead, & liuing;He hath been searched among the dead and living;search (v.)
old form: search'd
seek, seek out, look for
Cym V.v.11
But no trace of him.But no trace of him. Cym V.v.12.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
To my greefe, I amTo my grief, I am Cym V.v.12.2
The heyre of his Reward, which I will addeThe heir of his reward, (to Belarius, Guiderius, and Arviragus) which I will add Cym V.v.13
To you (the Liuer, Heart, and Braine of Britaine)To you, the liver, heart, and brain of Britain, Cym V.v.14
By whom (I grant) she liues. 'Tis now the timeBy whom – I grant – she lives. 'Tis now the timegrant (v.)acknowledge, confess, affirmCym V.v.15
To aske of whence you are. Report it.To ask of whence you are. Report it. Cym V.v.16.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Sir,Sir, Cym V.v.1.2
In Cambria are we borne, and Gentlemen:In Cambria are we born, and gentlemen:Cambria (n.)medieval name for WalesCym V.v.17
Further to boast, were neyther true, nor modest,Further to boast were neither true nor modest, Cym V.v.18
Vnlesse I adde, we are honest.Unless I add we are honest. Cym V.v.19.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Bow your knees:Bow your knees: Cym V.v.19.2
Arise my Knights o'th'Battell, I create youArise my knights o'th' battle. I create youknight of the battle
old form: Battell
one whose knighthood was conferred after prowess on the battlefield
Cym V.v.20
Companions to our person, and will fit youCompanions to our person, and will fit youfit (v.)supply [with what is fit], satisfyCym V.v.21
With Dignities becomming your estates.With dignities becoming your estates.become (v.)
old form: becomming
be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
Cym V.v.22
estate (n.)high rank, standing, status
Enter Cornelius and Ladies.Enter Cornelius and Ladiesbusiness (n.)
old form: businesse
important matter, serious concern
Cym V.v.23
There's businesse in these faces: why so sadlyThere's business in these faces; why so sadly Cym V.v.23
Greet you our Victory? you looke like Romaines,Greet you our victory? You look like Romans, Cym V.v.24
And not o'th'Court of Britaine.And not o'th' court of Britain. Cym V.v.25.1
Corn. CORNELIUS 
Hayle great King,Hail, great king! Cym V.v.25.2
To sowre your happinesse, I must reportTo sour your happiness, I must report Cym V.v.26
The Queene is dead.The queen is dead. Cym V.v.27.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Who worse then a PhysitianWho worse than a physician Cym V.v.27.2
Would this report become? But I consider,Would this report become? But I consider,become (v.)put a good front on, give a pleasing appearance toCym V.v.28
By Med'cine life may be prolong'd, yet deathBy med'cine life may be prolonged, yet death Cym V.v.29
Will seize the Doctor too. How ended she?Will seize the doctor too. How ended she? Cym V.v.30
Cor. CORNELIUS 
With horror, madly dying, like her life,With horror, madly dying, like her life, Cym V.v.31
Which (being cruell to the world) concludedWhich – being cruel to the world – concluded Cym V.v.32
Most cruell to her selfe. What she confest,Most cruel to herself. What she confessed Cym V.v.33
I will report, so please you. These her WomenI will report, so please you. These her women Cym V.v.34
Can trip me, if I erre, who with wet cheekesCan trip me, if I err, who with wet cheekstrip (v.)overthrow, catch out, point out fault inCym V.v.35
Were present when she finish'd.Were present when she finished.finish (v.)
old form: finish'd
die, come to an end
Cym V.v.36.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Prythee say.Prithee say. Cym V.v.36.2
Cor. CORNELIUS 
First, she confest she neuer lou'd you: onelyFirst, she confessed she never loved you: only Cym V.v.37
Affected Greatnesse got by you: not you:Affected greatness got by you: not you:affect (v.)cultivate, aim at, seek outCym V.v.38
Married your Royalty, was wife to your place:Married your royalty, was wife to your place:place (n.)position, post, office, rankCym V.v.39
Abhorr'd your person.Abhorred your person. Cym V.v.40.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
She alone knew this:She alone knew this: Cym V.v.40.2
And but she spoke it dying, I would notAnd but she spoke it dying, I would not Cym V.v.41
Beleeue her lips in opening it. Proceed.Believe her lips in opening it. Proceed.open (v.)announce, communicate, divulgeCym V.v.42
Corn. CORNELIUS 
Your daughter, whom she bore in hand to loueYour daughter, whom she bore in hand to lovebear in handprofess, pretend, purportCym V.v.43
With such integrity, she did confesseWith such integrity, she did confess Cym V.v.44
Was as a Scorpion to her sight, whose lifeWas as a scorpion to her sight, whose life –  Cym V.v.45
(But that her flight preuented it) she hadBut that her flight prevented it – she had Cym V.v.46
Tane off by poyson.Ta'en off by poison.delicate (adj.)cunning, ingenious, skilfulCym V.v.47.1
take off (v.)
old form: Tane
kill, remove, put to death
Cym. CYMBELINE 
O most delicate Fiend!O most delicate fiend! Cym V.v.47.2
Who is't can reade a Woman? Is there more?Who is't can read a woman? Is there more? Cym V.v.48
Corn. CORNELIUS 
More Sir, and worse. She did confesse she hadMore, sir, and worse. She did confess she had Cym V.v.49
For you a mortall Minerall, which being tooke,For you a mortal mineral, which, being took,mortal (adj.)
old form: mortall
fatal, deadly, lethal
Cym V.v.50
mineral (n.)
old form: Minerall
substance, poison, toxin
Should by the minute feede on life, and ling'ring,Should by the minute feed on life and ling'ringminute, by theminute by minute, continuallyCym V.v.51
By inches waste you. In which time, she purpos'dBy inches waste you. In which time, she purposedwaste (v.)consume, use upCym V.v.52
purpose (v.)
old form: purpos'd
intend, plan
By watching, weeping, tendance, kissing, toBy watching, weeping, tendance, kissing, towatch (v.)stay awake, keep vigilCym V.v.53
tendance (n.)attention, care, solicitude
Orecome you with her shew; and in timeO'ercome you with her show; and in time – show (n.)
old form: shew
pretence, fabrication, deception
Cym V.v.54
(When she had fitted you with her craft, to workeWhen she had fitted you with her craft – to workwork (v.), past form wrought
old form: worke
bring about, arrange, effect
Cym V.v.55
fit (v.)adapt, conform, accommodate
Her Sonne into th'adoption of the Crowne:Her son into th' adoption of the crown: Cym V.v.56
But fayling of her end by his strange absence,But, failing of her end by his strange absence,end (n.)purpose, aim, designCym V.v.57
Grew shamelesse desperate, open'd (in despightGrew shameless-desperate, opened – in despiteopen (v.)
old form: open'd
reveal, uncover, disclose
Cym V.v.58
Of Heauen, and Men) her purposes: repentedOf heaven and men – her purposes: repentedpurpose (n.)intention, aim, planCym V.v.59
The euils she hatch'd, were not effected: soThe evils she hatched were not effected: so Cym V.v.60
Dispayring, dyed.Despairing died. Cym V.v.61.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Heard you all this, her Women?Heard you all this, her women? Cym V.v.61.2
La. LADIES 
We did, so please your Highnesse.We did, so please your highness. Cym V.v.62.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Mine eyesMine eyes Cym V.v.62.2
Were not in fault, for she was beautifull:Were not in fault, for she was beautiful; Cym V.v.63
Mine eares that heare her flattery, nor my heart,Mine ears that heard her flattery, nor my heart Cym V.v.64
That thought her like her seeming. It had beene viciousThat thought her like her seeming. It had been viciousseeming (n.)appearance, look, aspectCym V.v.65
vicious (adj.)blameworthy, reprehensible, shameful
To haue mistrusted her: yet (Oh my Daughter)To have mistrusted her: yet, O my daughter, Cym V.v.66
That it was folly in me, thou mayst say,That it was folly in me, thou mayst say, Cym V.v.67
And proue it in thy feeling. Heauen mend all.And prove it in thy feeling. Heaven mend all!mend (v.)amend, save [in emphatic expressions]Cym V.v.68
feeling (n.)experience, sensibility, sense of awareness [of the consequences]
Enter Lucius, Iachimo, and other Roman Enter Lucius, Iachimo, the Soothsayer, and other Roman Cym V.v.69.1
prisoners, Leonatus behind, and Imogen.Prisoners, guarded; Posthumus behind, and Innogen Cym V.v.69.2
Thou comm'st not Caius now for Tribute, thatThou com'st not, Caius, now for tribute; that Cym V.v.69
The Britaines haue rac'd out, though with the losseThe Britons have razed out, though with the lossraze, raze out
old form: rac'd
erase, obliterate, wipe out
Cym V.v.70
Of many a bold one: whose Kinsmen haue made suiteOf many a bold one: whose kinsmen have made suitsuit (n.)
old form: suite
formal request, entreaty, petition
Cym V.v.71
That their good soules may be appeas'd, with slaughterThat their good souls may be appeased with slaughter Cym V.v.72
Of you their Captiues, which our selfe haue granted,Of you their captives, which ourself have granted: Cym V.v.73
So thinke of your estate.So think of your estate.estate (n.)state, situation, circumstancesCym V.v.74
Luc. LUCIUS 
Consider Sir, the chance of Warre, the dayConsider, sir, the chance of war, the day Cym V.v.75
Was yours by accident: had it gone with vs,Was yours by accident: had it gone with us,accident (n.)chance, fortune, fateCym V.v.76
We should not when the blood was cool, haue threatendWe should not, when the blood was cool, have threatened Cym V.v.77
Our Prisoners with the Sword. But since the GodsOur prisoners with the sword. But since the gods Cym V.v.78
Will haue it thus, that nothing but our liuesWill have it thus, that nothing but our lives Cym V.v.79
May be call'd ransome, let it come: Sufficeth,May be called ransom, let it come: sufficeth Cym V.v.80
A Roman, with a Romans heart can suffer:A Roman with a Roman's heart can suffer: Cym V.v.81
Augustus liues to thinke on't: and so muchAugustus lives to think on't: and so much Cym V.v.82
For my peculiar care. This one thing onelyFor my peculiar care. This one thing onlycare (n.)responsibility, duty, matter of concernCym V.v.83
peculiar (adj.)particular, private, personal
I will entreate, my Boy (a Britaine borne)I will entreat, my boy – a Briton born –  Cym V.v.84
Let him be ransom'd: Neuer Master hadLet him be ransomed: never master had Cym V.v.85
A Page so kinde, so duteous, diligent,A page so kind, so duteous, diligent,duteous (adj.)dutiful, obedient, of allegianceCym V.v.86
So tender ouer his occasions, true,So tender over his occasions, true,true (adj.)loyal, firm, faithful in allegianceCym V.v.87
occasion (n.)need, want, requirement
tender (adj.)thoughtful, considerate, solicitous
So feate, so Nurse-like: let his vertue ioyneSo feat, so nurse-like: let his virtue joinfeat (adj.)
old form: feate
adept, deft, graceful
Cym V.v.88
With my request, which Ile make bold, your HighnesseWith my request, which I'll make bold your highness Cym V.v.89
Cannot deny: he hath done no Britaine harme,Cannot deny: he hath done no Briton harm,deny (v.)refuse, rebuff, rejectCym V.v.90
Though he haue seru'd a Roman. Saue him (Sir)Though he have served a Roman. Save him, sir, Cym V.v.91
And spare no blood beside.And spare no blood beside. Cym V.v.92.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
I haue surely seene him:I have surely seen him: Cym V.v.92.2
His fauour is familiar to me: Boy,His favour is familiar to me. Boy,favour (n.)
old form: fauour
[facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
Cym V.v.93
Thou hast look'd thy selfe into my grace,Thou hast looked thyself into my grace,look (v.)
old form: look'd
change one's state through one's looks
Cym V.v.94
And art mine owne. I know not why, wherefore,And art mine own. I know not why, wherefore, Cym V.v.95
To say, liue boy: ne're thanke thy Master, liue;To say, live boy: ne'er thank thy master, live; Cym V.v.96
And aske of Cymbeline what Boone thou wilt,And ask of Cymbeline what boon thou wilt,boon (n.)
old form: Boone
petition, entreaty, request
Cym V.v.97
Fitting my bounty, and thy state, Ile giue it:Fitting my bounty, and thy state, I'll give it:state (n.)status, rank, positionCym V.v.98
Yea, though thou do demand a PrisonerYea, though thou do demand a prisoner, Cym V.v.99
The Noblest tane.The noblest ta'en. Cym V.v.100.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
I humbly thanke your Highnesse.I humbly thank your highness. Cym V.v.100.2
Luc. LUCIUS 
I do not bid thee begge my life, good Lad,I do not bid thee beg my life, good lad, Cym V.v.101
And yet I know thou wilt.And yet I know thou wilt. Cym V.v.102.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
No, no, alacke,No, no alack, Cym V.v.102.2
There's other worke in hand: I see a thingThere's other work in hand: I see a thing Cym V.v.103
Bitter to me, as death: your life, good Master,Bitter to me as death: your life, good master, Cym V.v.104
Must shuffle for it selfe.Must shuffle for itself.shuffle (v.)shift, shamble alongCym V.v.105.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
The Boy disdaines me,The boy disdains me, Cym V.v.105.2
He leaues me, scornes me: briefely dye their ioyes,He leaves me, scorns me: briefly die their joysbriefly (adv.)
old form: briefely
quickly, soon, in a moment
Cym V.v.106
That place them on the truth of Gyrles, and Boyes.That place them on the truth of girls and boys.truth (n.)loyalty, allegiance, faithfulnessCym V.v.107
Why stands he so perplext?Why stands he so perplexed?perplexed (adj.)
old form: perplext
troubled, disturbed, worried
Cym V.v.108.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
What would'st thou Boy?What wouldst thou, boy? Cym V.v.108.2
I loue thee more, and more: thinke more and moreI love thee more and more: think more and more Cym V.v.109
What's best to aske. Know'st him thou look'st on? speakWhat's best to ask. Know'st him thou look'st on? Speak, Cym V.v.110
Wilt haue him liue? Is he thy Kin? thy Friend?Wilt have him live? Is he thy kin? Thy friend? Cym V.v.111
Imo. INNOGEN 
He is a Romane, no more kin to me,He is a Roman, no more kin to me Cym V.v.112
Then I to your Highnesse, who being born your vassaileThan I to your highness, who being born your vassal,vassal (n.)
old form: vassaile
servant, slave, subject
Cym V.v.113
Am something neerer.Am something nearer.eye (v.)
old form: ey'st
look at, stare at, regard
Cym V.v.114.1
something (adv.)somewhat, rather
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Wherefore ey'st him so?Wherefore ey'st him so? Cym V.v.114.2
Imo. INNOGEN 
Ile tell you (Sir) in priuate, if you pleaseI'll tell you, sir, in private, if you please Cym V.v.115
To giue me hearing.To give me hearing. Cym V.v.116.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
I, with all my heart,Ay, with all my heart, Cym V.v.116.2
And lend my best attention. What's thy name?And lend my best attention. What's thy name? Cym V.v.117
Imo. INNOGEN 
Fidele Sir.Fidele, sir. Cym V.v.118.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Thou'rt my good youth: my PageThou'rt my good youth: my page Cym V.v.118.2
Ile be thy Master: walke with me: speake freely.I'll be thy master: walk with me: speak freely. Cym V.v.119
(Cymbeline and Innogen walk aside)sand (n.)grain of sandCym V.v.120
Bel. BELARIUS 
Is not this Boy reuiu'd from death?Is not this boy revived from death? Cym V.v.120.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
One Sand anotherOne sand another Cym V.v.120.2
Not more resembles that sweet Rosie Lad:Not more resembles that sweet rosy lad, Cym V.v.121
Who dyed, and was Fidele: what thinke you?Who died, and was Fidele! What think you? Cym V.v.122
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
The same dead thing aliue.The same dead thing alive. Cym V.v.123
Bel. BELARIUS 
Peace, peace, see further: he eyes vs not, forbearePeace, peace, see further: he eyes us not, forbear;forbear (v.)
old form: forbeare
control oneself, have patience [for]
Cym V.v.124
eye (v.)look at, stare at, regard
forbear (v.)
old form: forbeare
stop, cease, desist
Creatures may be alike: were't he, I am sureCreatures may be alike: were't he, I am sure Cym V.v.125
He would haue spoke to vs.He would have spoke to us. Cym V.v.126.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
But we see him dead.But we see him dead. Cym V.v.126.2
Bel. BELARIUS 
Be silent: let's see further.Be silent: let's see further. Cym V.v.127.1
Pisa. PISANIO  
It is my Mistris: (aside) Cym V.v.127
Since she is liuing, let the time run on,It is my mistress: Cym V.v.127.2
To good, or bad.Since she is living, let the time run on, Cym V.v.128
To good, or bad. Cym V.v.129.1
(Cymbeline and Innogen come forward) Cym V.v.129
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Come, stand thou by our side,Come, stand thou by our side, Cym V.v.129.2
Make thy demand alowd. Sir, step you forth,Make thy demand aloud. (to Iachimo) Sir, step you forth, Cym V.v.130
Giue answer to this Boy, and do it freely,Give answer to this boy, and do it freely, Cym V.v.131
Or by our Greatnesse, and the grace of itOr, by our greatness and the grace of it –  Cym V.v.132
(Which is our Honor) bitter torture shallWhich is our honour – bitter torture shall Cym V.v.133
Winnow the truth from falshood. One speake to him.Winnow the truth from falsehood. On, speak to him. Cym V.v.134
Imo. INNOGEN 
My boone is, that this Gentleman may renderMy boon is, that this gentleman may renderboon (n.)
old form: boone
petition, entreaty, request
Cym V.v.135
render (v.)declare, state, give an account
Of whom he had this Ring.Of whom he had this ring. Cym V.v.136.1
Post. POSTHUMUS  
(aside) Cym V.v.136
What's that to him?What's that to him? Cym V.v.136.2
Cym. CYMBELINE 
That Diamond vpon your Finger, sayThat diamond upon your finger, say Cym V.v.137
How came it yours?How came it yours? Cym V.v.138
Iach. IACHIMO 
Thou'lt torture me to leaue vnspoken, thatThou'lt torture me to leave unspoken that Cym V.v.139
Which to be spoke, wou'd torture thee.Which, to be spoke, would torture thee. Cym V.v.140.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
How? me?How? Me? Cym V.v.140.2
Iach. IACHIMO 
I am glad to be constrain'd to vtter thatI am glad to be constrained to utter thatconstrain (v.)
old form: constrain'd
force, compel, oblige
Cym V.v.141
Which torments me to conceale. By VillanyWhich torments me to conceal. By villainy Cym V.v.142
I got this Ring: 'twas Leonatus Iewell,I got this ring; 'twas Leonatus' jewel, Cym V.v.143
Whom thou did'st banish: and which more may greeue thee,Whom thou didst banish: and – which more may grieve thee, Cym V.v.144
As it doth me: a Nobler Sir, ne're liu'dAs it doth me – a nobler sir ne'er livedsir (n.)man, person, individualCym V.v.145
'Twixt sky and ground. Wilt thou heare more my Lord?'Twixt sky and ground. Wilt thou hear more, my lord? Cym V.v.146
Cym. CYMBELINE 
All that belongs to this.All that belongs to this. Cym V.v.147.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
That Paragon, thy daughter,That paragon, thy daughter, Cym V.v.147.2
For whom my heart drops blood, and my false spiritsFor whom my heart drops blood, and my false spiritsfalse (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidiousCym V.v.148
Quaile to remember. Giue me leaue, I faint.Quail to remember – Give me leave; I faint. Cym V.v.149
Cym. CYMBELINE 
My Daughter? what of hir? Renew thy strengthMy daughter? What of her? Renew thy strength: Cym V.v.150
I had rather thou should'st liue, while Nature will,I had rather thou shouldst live, while Nature will,nature (n.)mortal life, natural lifeCym V.v.151
Then dye ere I heare more: striue man, and speake.Than die ere I hear more: strive, man, and speak. Cym V.v.152
Iach. IACHIMO 
Vpon a time, vnhappy was the clockeUpon a time, unhappy was the clocktime, upon a
old form: Vpon
once upon a time
Cym V.v.153
That strooke the houre: it was in Rome, accurstThat struck the hour: it was in Rome, accurst Cym V.v.154
The Mansion where: 'twas at a Feast, oh wouldThe mansion where: 'twas at a feast, O, would Cym V.v.155
Our Viands had bin poyson'd (or at leastOur viands had been poisoned – or at leastviand (n.)(usually plural) food, victuals, foodstuffCym V.v.156
Those which I heau'd to head:) the good Posthumus,Those which I heaved to head – the good Posthumus – heave (v.)
old form: heau'd
raise, lift up
Cym V.v.157
(What should I say? he was too good to beWhat should I say? He was too good to be Cym V.v.158
Where ill men were, and was the best of allWhere ill men were, and was the best of allill (adj.)evil, wicked, immoralCym V.v.159
Among'st the rar'st of good ones) sitting sadly,Amongst the rar'st of good ones – sitting sadly,rare (adj.)
old form: rar'st
unusual, striking, exceptional
Cym V.v.160
Hearing vs praise our Loues of ItalyHearing us praise our loves of Italy Cym V.v.161
For Beauty, that made barren the swell'd boastFor beauty, that made barren the swelled boast Cym V.v.162
Of him that best could speake: for Feature, lamingOf him that best could speak: for feature, laminglame (v.)give the appearance of lameness to, make deficient [by comparison]Cym V.v.163
feature (n.)physical appearance, bodily shape, looks
The Shrine of Venus, or straight-pight Minerua,The shrine of Venus, or straight-pight Minerva,Minerva (n.)Roman goddess of wisdom, the arts, and tradesCym V.v.164
straight-pight (adj.)with a tall figure,with erect bearing
Venus (n.)Roman goddess of beauty and love
Postures, beyond breefe Nature. For Condition,Postures, beyond brief Nature. For condition,condition (n.)disposition, temper, mood, characterCym V.v.165
nature (n.)mortal life, natural life
posture (n.)bearing, demeanour, presence
A shop of all the qualities, that manA shop of all the qualities that man Cym V.v.166
Loues woman for, besides that hooke of Wiuing,Loves woman for, besides that hook of wiving,wiving (n.)
old form: Wiuing
marriage, marrying, taking a wife
Cym V.v.167
hook (n.)
old form: hooke
bait, lure, temptation
Fairenesse, which strikes the eye.Fairness, which strikes the eye.fairness (n.)
old form: Fairenesse
beauty, loveliness, comeliness
Cym V.v.168.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
I stand on fire. I stand on fire. Cym V.v.168.2
Come to the matter.Come to the matter. Cym V.v.169.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
All too soone I shall,All too soon I shall, Cym V.v.169.2
Vnlesse thou would'st greeue quickly. This Posthumus,Unless thou wouldst grieve quickly. This Posthumus, Cym V.v.170
Most like a Noble Lord, in loue, and oneMost like a noble lord in love and one Cym V.v.171
That had a Royall Louer, tooke his hint,That had a royal lover, took his hint,hint (n.)opportunity, moment, chanceCym V.v.172
And (not dispraising whom we prais'd, thereinAnd – not dispraising whom we praised, therein Cym V.v.173
He was as calme as vertue) he beganHe was as calm as virtue – he began Cym V.v.174
His Mistris picture, which, by his tongue, being made,His mistress' picture, which, by his tongue, being made, Cym V.v.175
And then a minde put in't, either our braggesAnd then a mind put in't, either our bragsbrag (n.)
old form: bragges
boast, bragging claim
Cym V.v.176
Were crak'd of Kitchin-Trulles, or his descriptionWere craked of kitchen-trulls, or his descriptioncrack (v.)
old form: crak'd
boast, trumpet, crow [about]
Cym V.v.177
kitchen-trull
old form: Kitchin-Trulles
kitchen-maid, serving-girl
Prou'd vs vnspeaking sottes.Proved us unspeaking sots.purpose (n.)point at issue, matter in handCym V.v.178.1
sot (n.)
old form: sottes
blockhead, idiot, dolt
unspeaking (adj.)
old form: vnspeaking
unable to speak out, incapable of speech
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Nay, nay, to'th'purpose.Nay, nay, to th' purpose. Cym V.v.178.2
Iach. IACHIMO 
Your daughters Chastity, (there it beginnes)Your daughter's chastity – there it begins –  Cym V.v.179
He spake of her, as Dian had hot dreames,He spoke of her, as Dian had hot dreams,Diana, Dian (n.)Roman goddess associated with the Moon, chastity, and huntingCym V.v.180
hot (adj.)lecherous, lustful, hot-blooded
And she alone, were cold: Whereat, I wretchAnd she alone were cold: whereat I, wretch,cold (adj.)chaste, modest, lacking sensual passionCym V.v.181
Made scruple of his praise, and wager'd with himMade scruple of his praise, and wagered with himscruple (n.)objection, difficulty, doubtCym V.v.182
Peeces of Gold, 'gainst this, which then he worePieces of gold, 'gainst this – which he then wore Cym V.v.183
Vpon his honour'd finger) to attaineUpon his honoured finger – to attain Cym V.v.184
In suite the place of's bed, and winne this RingIn suit the place of's bed, and win this ringsuit (n.)wooing, courtshipCym V.v.185
By hers, and mine Adultery: he (true Knight)By hers and mine adultery: he, true knight, Cym V.v.186
No lesser of her Honour confidentNo lesser of her honour confident Cym V.v.187
Then I did truly finde her, stakes this Ring,Than I did truly find her, stakes this ring, Cym V.v.188
And would so, had it beene a CarbuncleAnd would so, had it been a carbunclecarbuncle (n.)fiery red precious stoneCym V.v.189
Of Phobus Wheele; and might so safely, had itOf Phoebus' wheel; and might so safely, had itPhoebus (n.)[pron: 'feebus] Latin name for Apollo as the sun-god; also called Phoebus ApolloCym V.v.190
Bin all the worth of's Carre. Away to BritaineBeen all the worth of's car. Away to Britaincar (n.)
old form: Carre
carriage, cart, chariot [often of the sun god]
Cym V.v.191
Poste I in this designe: Well may you (Sir)Post I in this design: well may you, sir,design (n.)
old form: designe
scheme, plan, plot
Cym V.v.192
post (v.)
old form: Poste
hasten, speed, ride fast
Remember me at Court, where I was taughtRemember me at court, where I was taught Cym V.v.193
Of your chaste Daughter, the wide differenceOf your chaste daughter the wide difference Cym V.v.194
'Twixt Amorous, and Villanous. Being thus quench'd'Twixt amorous and villainous. Being thus quenched Cym V.v.195
Of hope, not longing; mine Italian braine,Of hope, not longing, mine Italian brain Cym V.v.196
Gan in your duller Britaine operateGan in your duller Britain operate Cym V.v.197
Most vildely: for my vantage excellent.Most vilely: for my vantage, excellent.vantage (n.)advantage, benefit, advancement, profitCym V.v.198
And to be breefe, my practise so preuayl'dAnd to be brief, my practice so prevailed,practice (n.)
old form: practise
trickery, treachery
Cym V.v.199
That I return'd with simular proofe enough,That I returned with simular proof enoughsimular (adj.)simulated, pretended, fake; or: plausibleCym V.v.200
To make the Noble Leonatus mad,To make the noble Leonatus mad, Cym V.v.201
By wounding his beleefe in her Renowne,By wounding his belief in her renown,renown (n.)
old form: Renowne
reputation, good name, honour
Cym V.v.202
With Tokens thus, and thus: auerring notesWith tokens thus, and thus: averring notesaver (v.)
old form: auerring
provide, furnish, affirm
Cym V.v.203
token (n.)sign, evidence, mark
note (n.)observation, record, description
Of Chamber-hanging, Pictures, this her BraceletOf chamber-hanging, pictures, this her bracelet –  Cym V.v.204
(Oh cunning how I got) nay some markesO cunning, how I got it! – nay, some marks Cym V.v.205
Of secret on her person, that he could notOf secret on her person, that he could not Cym V.v.206
But thinke her bond of Chastity quite crack'd,But think her bond of chastity quite cracked,cracked (adj.)
old form: crack'd
broken, crushed, fractured
Cym V.v.207
I hauing 'tane the forfeyt. Whereupon,I having ta'en the forfeit. Whereupon –  Cym V.v.208
Me thinkes I see him now.Methinks I see him now –  Cym V.v.209.1
Post. POSTHUMUS  
(advancing)methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: Me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
Cym V.v.209
I so thou do'st,Ay, so thou dost, Cym V.v.209.2
Italian Fiend. Aye me, most credulous Foole,Italian fiend! Ay me, most credulous fool, Cym V.v.210
Egregious murtherer, Theefe, any thingEgregious murderer, thief, any thingegregious (adj.)shocking, outrageous, flagrantCym V.v.211
That's due to all the Villaines past, in beingThat's due to all the villains past, in being, Cym V.v.212
To come. Oh giue me Cord, or knife, or poyson,To come. O, give me cord, or knife, or poisoncord (n.)hangman's ropeCym V.v.213
Some vpright Iusticer. Thou King, send outSome upright justicer! Thou, king, send outjusticer (n.)
old form: Iusticer
judge
Cym V.v.214
For Torturors ingenious: it is IFor torturers ingenious: it is I Cym V.v.215
That all th'abhorred things o'th'earth amendThat all th' abhorred things o'th' earth amendamend (v.)make better, ameliorate, lessen the evil ofCym V.v.216
By being worse then they. I am Posthumus,By being worse than they. I am Posthumus, Cym V.v.217
That kill'd thy Daughter: Villain-like, I lye,That killed thy daughter: villain-like, I lie; Cym V.v.218
That caus'd a lesser villaine then my selfe,That caused a lesser villain than myself, Cym V.v.219
A sacrilegious Theefe to doo't. The TempleA sacrilegious thief, to do't. The templethief (n.)
old form: Theefe
villain, scoundrel, rogue, wretch
Cym V.v.220
Of Vertue was she; yea, and she her selfe.Of Virtue was she; yea, and she herself. Cym V.v.221
Spit, and throw stones, cast myre vpon me, setSpit, and throw stones, cast mire upon me, set Cym V.v.222
The dogges o'th'street to bay me: euery villaineThe dogs o'th' street to bay me: every villainbay (v.)bark at, howl atCym V.v.223
Be call'd Posthumus Leonatus, andBe called Posthumus Leonatus, and Cym V.v.224
Be villany lesse then 'twas. Oh Imogen!Be villainy less than 'twas. O Innogen! Cym V.v.225
My Queene, my life, my wife: oh Imogen,My queen, my life, my wife, O Innogen, Cym V.v.226
Imogen, Imogen.Innogen, Innogen! Cym V.v.227.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
Peace my Lord, heare, heare.Peace, my lord, hear, hear –  Cym V.v.227.2
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Shall's haue a play of this? / Thou scornfull Page,Shall's have a play of this? Thou scornful page, Cym V.v.228
there lye thy part.There lie thy part. Cym V.v.229.1
(striking her: she falls) Cym V.v.229
Pis. PISANIO 
Oh Gentlemen, helpe,O, gentlemen, help! Cym V.v.229.2
Mine and your Mistris: Oh my Lord Posthumus,Mine and your mistress: O, my lord Posthumus! Cym V.v.230
You ne're kill'd Imogen till now: helpe, helpe,You ne'er killed Innogen till now. Help, help! Cym V.v.231
Mine honour'd Lady.Mine honoured lady! Cym V.v.232.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Does the world go round?Does the world go round? Cym V.v.232.2
Posth. POSTHUMUS 
How comes these staggers on mee?How comes these staggers on me?staggers (n.)unsteadiness, reeling, giddinessCym V.v.233.1
Pisa. PISANIO 
Wake my Mistris.Wake, my mistress! Cym V.v.233.2
Cym. CYMBELINE 
If this be so, the Gods do meane to strike meIf this be so, the gods do mean to strike me Cym V.v.234
To death, with mortall ioy.To death with mortal joy.mortal (adj.)
old form: mortall
fatal, deadly, lethal
Cym V.v.235.1
fare (v.)get on, manage, do, cope
Pisa. PISANIO 
How fares my Mistris?How fares my mistress? Cym V.v.235.2
Imo. INNOGEN 
Oh get thee from my sight,O, get thee from my sight, Cym V.v.236
Thou gau'st me poyson: dangerous Fellow hence,Thou gav'st me poison: dangerous fellow, hence! Cym V.v.237
Breath not where Princes are.Breathe not where princes are.tune (n.)sound, tone, voiceCym V.v.238.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
The tune of Imogen.The tune of Innogen! Cym V.v.238.2
Pisa. PISANIO 
Lady,Lady, Cym V.v.239
the Gods throw stones of sulpher on me, ifThe gods throw stones of sulphur on me, ifstone of sulphur
old form: sulpher
thunderbolt
Cym V.v.240
That box I gaue you, was not thought by meeThat box I gave you was not thought by me Cym V.v.241
A precious thing, I had it from the Queene.A precious thing: I had it from the queen. Cym V.v.242
Cym. CYMBELINE 
New matter still.New matter still.matter (n.)subject-matter, content, substanceCym V.v.243.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
It poyson'd me.It poisoned me. Cym V.v.243.2
Corn. CORNELIUS 
Oh Gods!O gods! Cym V.v.243.3
I left out one thing which the Queene confest,I left out one thing which the queen confessed. Cym V.v.244
Which must approue thee honest. If PasanioWhich must approve thee honest. ‘ If Pisanioapprove (v.)
old form: approue
prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
Cym V.v.245
Haue (said she) giuen his Mistris that ConfectionHave,’ said she, ‘ given his mistress that confectionconfection (n.)medicinal preparation, mixture of drugsCym V.v.246
Which I gaue him for Cordiall, she is seru'd,Which I gave him for cordial, she is servedcordial (n.)
old form: Cordiall
restorative, stimulant, tonic
Cym V.v.247
As I would serue a Rat.As I would serve a rat.’ Cym V.v.248.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
What's this, Cornelius?What's this, Cornelius? Cym V.v.248.2
Corn. CORNELIUS 
The Queene (Sir) very oft importun'd meThe queen, sir, very oft importuned meimportune (v.)
old form: importun'd
beg [for], ask persistently [for]
Cym V.v.249
oft (adv.)often
To temper poysons for her, still pretendingTo temper poisons for her, still pretendingtemper (v.)blend, mix, concoct, compoundCym V.v.250
pretend (v.)claim, avow, profess
The satisfaction of her knowledge, onelyThe satisfaction of her knowledge only Cym V.v.251
In killing Creatures vilde, as Cats and DoggesIn killing creatures vile, as cats and dogs Cym V.v.252
Of no esteeme. I dreading, that her purposeOf no esteem. I, dreading that her purposeesteem (n.)
old form: esteeme
value, estimation, worth
Cym V.v.253
Was of more danger, did compound for herWas of more danger, did compound for herpurpose (n.)intention, aim, planCym V.v.254
A certaine stuffe, which being tane, would ceaseA certain stuff, which being ta'en would ceasecease (v.)stop, halt, endCym V.v.255
stuff (n.)
old form: stuffe
substance, composition, quality, essence
The present powre of life, but in short time,The present power of life, but in short timepower (n.)
old form: powre
faculty, function, ability
Cym V.v.256
All Offices of Nature, should againeAll offices of nature should againnature (n.)natural powers, normal state [of mind and body]Cym V.v.257
office (n.)role, position, place, function
Do their due Functions. Haue you tane of it?Do their due functions. Have you ta'en of it? Cym V.v.258
Imo. INNOGEN 
Most like I did, for I was dead.Most like I did, for I was dead.dead (adj.)death-like, lifeless, spiritlessCym V.v.259.1
like (adv.)likely, probable / probably
Bel. BELARIUS 
My Boyes,My boys, Cym V.v.259.2
there was our error.There was our error.sure (adv.)surely, assuredly, certainlyCym V.v.260.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
This is sure Fidele.This is sure Fidele. Cym V.v.260.2
Imo. INNOGEN 
Why did you throw your wedded Lady frõ you?Why did you throw your wedded lady from you? Cym V.v.261
Thinke that you are vpon a Rocke, and nowThink that you are upon a rock, and now Cym V.v.262
Throw me againe.Throw me again. Cym V.v.263.1
(embracing him) Cym V.v.263
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Hang there like fruite, my soule,Hang there like a fruit, my soul, Cym V.v.263.2
Till the Tree dye.Till the tree die. Cym V.v.264.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
How now, my Flesh? my Childe?How now, my flesh, my child? Cym V.v.264.2
What, mak'st thou me a dullard in this Act?What, mak'st thou me a dullard in this act?dullard (n.)dimwit, dunce, ignoramusCym V.v.265
act (n.)activity, action, performance
Wilt thou not speake to me?Wilt thou not speak to me? Cym V.v.266.1
Imo. INNOGEN  
(kneeling) Cym V.v.266
Your blessing, Sir. Your blessing, sir. Cym V.v.266.2
Bel. BELARIUS  
(to Guiderius and Arviragus) Cym V.v.267
Though you did loue this youth, I blame ye not,Though you did love this youth, I blame ye not, Cym V.v.267
You had a motiue for't.You had a motive for't. Cym V.v.268.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
My teares that fallMy tears that fall Cym V.v.268.2
Proue holy-water on thee; Imogen,Prove holy water on thee; Innogen, Cym V.v.269
Thy Mothers dead.Thy mother's dead. Cym V.v.270.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
I am sorry for't, my Lord.I am sorry for't, my lord. Cym V.v.270.2
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Oh, she was naught; and long of her it wasO, she was naught; and long of her it wasnaught, nought (adj.)bad, wicked, sinfulCym V.v.271
That we meet heere so strangely: but her SonneThat we meet here so strangely: but her sonstrangely (adv.)unaccountably, surprisingly, unusuallyCym V.v.272
Is gone, we know not how, nor where.Is gone, we know not how, nor where. Cym V.v.273.1
Pisa. PISANIO 
My Lord,My lord, Cym V.v.273.2
Now feare is from me, Ile speake troth. Lord ClotenNow fear is from me, I'll speak troth. Lord Cloten,troth (n.)truth, good faithCym V.v.274
Vpon my Ladies missing, came to meUpon my lady's missing, came to memissing (n.)absence, disappearance, non-attendance [at court]Cym V.v.275
With his Sword drawne, foam'd at the mouth, and sworeWith his sword drawn, foamed at the mouth, and swore, Cym V.v.276
If I discouer'd not which way she was gone,If I discovered not which way she was gone,discover (v.)
old form: discouer'd
reveal, show, make known
Cym V.v.277
It was my instant death. By accident,It was my instant death. By accident,accident (n.)chance, fortune, fateCym V.v.278
I had a feigned Letter of my MastersI had a feigned letter of my master'sfeigned (adj.)deceptive, contrived in order to deceiveCym V.v.279
Then in my pocket, which directed himThen in my pocket, which directed him Cym V.v.280
To seeke her on the Mountaines neere to Milford,To seek her on the mountains near to Milford; Cym V.v.281
Where in a frenzie, in my Masters GarmentsWhere, in a frenzy, in my master's garments –  Cym V.v.282
(Which he inforc'd from me) away he postesWhich he enforced from me – away he postspost (v.)
old form: postes
hasten, speed, ride fast
Cym V.v.283
With vnchaste purpose, and with oath to violateWith unchaste purpose, and with oath to violatepurpose (n.)intention, aim, planCym V.v.284
My Ladies honor, what became of him,My lady's honour: what became of him Cym V.v.285
I further know not.I further know not. Cym V.v.286.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Let me end the Story:Let me end the story: Cym V.v.286.2
I slew him there.I slew him there.forfend (v.)
old form: forefend
forbid
Cym V.v.287.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Marry, the Gods forefend.Marry, the gods forfend!marry (int.)[exclamation] by MaryCym V.v.287.2
I would not thy good deeds, should from my lipsI would not thy good deeds should from my lips Cym V.v.288
Plucke a hard sentence: Prythee valiant youthPluck a hard sentence: prithee, valiant youth, Cym V.v.289
Deny't againe.Deny't again. Cym V.v.290.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
I haue spoke it, and I did it.I have spoke it, and I did it. Cym V.v.290.2
Cym. CYMBELINE 
He was a Prince.He was a prince. Cym V.v.291
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
A most inciuill one. The wrongs he did meeA most incivil one. The wrongs he did meincivil (adj.)
old form: inciuill
uncivil, unmannerly, discourteous
Cym V.v.292
Were nothing Prince-like; for he did prouoke meWere nothing prince-like; for he did provoke me Cym V.v.293
With Language that would make me spurne the Sea,With language that would make me spurn the sea,spurn (v.)
old form: spurne
reject, scorn, despise, treat with contempt
Cym V.v.294
If it could so roare to me. I cut off's head,If it could so roar to me. I cut off's head, Cym V.v.295
And am right glad he is not standing heereAnd am right glad he is not standing here Cym V.v.296
To tell this tale of mine.To tell this tale of mine.sorrow (adj.)sorryCym V.v.297.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
I am sorrow for thee:I am sorrow for thee: Cym V.v.297.2
By thine owne tongue thou art condemn'd, and mustBy thine own tongue thou art condemned, and must Cym V.v.298
Endure our Law: Thou'rt dead.Endure our law: thou'rt dead.dead (adj.)condemned to death, to be put to deathCym V.v.299.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
That headlesse manThat headless man Cym V.v.299.2
I thought had bin my LordI thought had been my lord. Cym V.v.300.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Binde the Offender,Bind the offender, Cym V.v.300.2
And take him from our presence.And take him from our presence. Cym V.v.301.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Stay, Sir King.Stay, sir king. Cym V.v.301.2
This man is better then the man he slew,This man is better than the man he slew, Cym V.v.302
As well descended as thy selfe, and hathAs well descended as thyself, and hath Cym V.v.303
More of thee merited, then a Band of ClotensMore of thee merited than a band of Clotens Cym V.v.304
Had euer scarre for. Let his Armes alone,Had ever scar for. (to the Guard) Let his arms alone, Cym V.v.305
They were not borne for bondage.They were not born for bondage.bondage (n.)binding up, tying up, wrapping upCym V.v.306.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Why old Soldier:Why, old soldier: Cym V.v.306.2
Wilt thou vndoo the worth thou art vnpayd forWilt thou undo the worth thou art unpaid for Cym V.v.307
By tasting of our wrath? How of descentBy tasting of our wrath? How of descent Cym V.v.308
As good as we?As good as we?far (adv.)
old form: farre
to great lengths, very highly
Cym V.v.309.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
In that he spake too farre.In that he spake too far. Cym V.v.309.2
Cym. CYMBELINE 
And thou shalt dye for't.And thou shalt die for't. Cym V.v.310.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
We will dye all three,We will die all three, Cym V.v.310.2
But I will proue that two one's are as goodBut I will prove that two on's are as good Cym V.v.311
As I haue giuen out him. My Sonnes, I mustAs I have given out him. My sons, I mustgive out (v.)
old form: giuen
report, assert, make known
Cym V.v.312
For mine owne part, vnfold a dangerous speech,For mine own part unfold a dangerous speech,unfold (v.)
old form: vnfold
relate, recount, narrate
Cym V.v.313
Though haply well for you.Though haply well for you.haply (adv.)perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luckCym V.v.314.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Your danger's ours.Your danger's ours. Cym V.v.314.2
Guid. GUIDERIUS 
And our good his.And our good his. Cym V.v.315.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Haue at it then, by leaueHave at it then, by leave: Cym V.v.315.2
Thou hadd'st (great King) a Subiect, whoThou hadst, great king, a subject, who Cym V.v.316
Was call'd Belarius.Was called Belarius –  Cym V.v.317
Cym. CYMBELINE 
What of him? He is a banish'd Traitor.What of him? He is a banished traitor. Cym V.v.318
Bel. BELARIUS 
He it is, that hathHe it is that hath Cym V.v.319
Assum'd this age: indeed a banish'd man,Assumed this age: indeed a banished man,assume (v.)
old form: Assum'd
attain, achieve, reach
Cym V.v.320
I know not how, a Traitor.I know not how a traitor. Cym V.v.321.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Take him hence,Take him hence, Cym V.v.321.2
The whole world shall not saue him.The whole world shall not save him.hot (adj.)fast, hastyCym V.v.322.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Not too hot;Not too hot; Cym V.v.322.2
First pay me for the Nursing of thy Sonnes,First pay me for the nursing of thy sons, Cym V.v.323
And let it be confiscate all, so sooneAnd let it be confiscate all, so soon Cym V.v.324
As I haue receyu'd it.As I have received it. Cym V.v.325.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Nursing of my Sonnes?Nursing of my sons? Cym V.v.325.2
Bel. BELARIUS 
I am too blunt, and sawcy: heere's my knee:I am too blunt, and saucy: here's my knee:saucy (adj.)
old form: sawcy
insolent, impudent, presumptuous, defiant
Cym V.v.326
Ere I arise, I will preferre my Sonnes,Ere I arise I will prefer my sons;prefer (v.)
old form: preferre
promote, advance, recommend
Cym V.v.327
Then spare not the old Father. Mighty Sir,Then spare not the old father. Mighty sir, Cym V.v.328
These two young Gentlemen that call me Father,These two young gentlemen that call me father Cym V.v.329
And thinke they are my Sonnes, are none of mine,And think they are my sons, are none of mine; Cym V.v.330
They are the yssue of your Loynes, my Liege,They are the issue of your loins, my liege,liege (n.)lord, sovereignCym V.v.331
issue (n.)
old form: yssue
child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
And blood of your begetting.And blood of your begetting. Cym V.v.332.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
How? my Issue.How? My issue? Cym V.v.332.2
Bel. BELARIUS 
So sure as you, your Fathers: I (old Morgan)So sure as you your father's. I – old Morgan –  Cym V.v.333
Am that Belarius, whom you sometime banish'd:Am that Belarius, whom you sometime banished:sometime (adv.)formerly, at one time, onceCym V.v.334
Your pleasure was my neere offence, my punishmentYour pleasure was my ne'er-offence, my punishmentne'er-offence (n.)
old form: neere offence
[unclear meaning] non-offence
Cym V.v.335
pleasure (n.)gratification, whim, caprice
It selfe, and all my Treason that I suffer'd,Itself, and all my treason: that I suffered Cym V.v.336
Was all the harme I did. These gentle PrincesWas all the harm I did. These gentle princes – gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, nobleCym V.v.337
(For such, and so they are) these twenty yearesFor such and so they are – these twenty years Cym V.v.338
Haue I train'd vp; those Arts they haue, as IHave I trained up; those arts they have, as Iart (n.)accomplishment, achievement, skillCym V.v.339
Could put into them. My breeding was (Sir) / AsCould put into them. My breeding was, sir, as Cym V.v.340
your Highnesse knowes: Their Nurse EuriphileYour highness knows. Their nurse, Euriphile –  Cym V.v.341
(Whom for the Theft I wedded) stole these ChildrenWhom for the theft I wedded – stole these children Cym V.v.342
Vpon my Banishment: I moou'd her too't,Upon my banishment: I moved her to't,move (v.)
old form: moou'd
encourage, instigate, prompt
Cym V.v.343
Hauing receyu'd the punishment beforeHaving received the punishment before Cym V.v.344
For that which I did then. Beaten for Loyaltie,For that which I did then. Beaten for loyalty Cym V.v.345
Excited me to Treason. Their deere losse,Excited me to treason. Their dear loss,excite (v.)incite, stir up, moveCym V.v.346
The more of you 'twas felt, the more it shap'dThe more of you 'twas felt, the more it shapedshape (v.)
old form: shap'd
be suitable, fit, accord
Cym V.v.347
Vnto my end of stealing them. But gracious Sir,Unto my end of stealing them. But gracious sir,end (n.)purpose, aim, designCym V.v.348
Heere are your Sonnes againe, and I must looseHere are your sons again, and I must lose Cym V.v.349
Two of the sweet'st Companions in the World.Two of the sweet'st companions in the world. Cym V.v.350
The benediction of these couering HeauensThe benediction of these covering heavensbenediction (n.)blessing, happiness, prosperityCym V.v.351
Fall on their heads like dew, for they are worthieFall on their heads like dew, for they are worthy Cym V.v.352
To in-lay Heauen with Starres.To inlay heaven with stars.inlay (v.)
old form: in-lay
furnish, provide, take one's place in
Cym V.v.353.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Thou weep'st, and speak'st:Thou weep'st, and speak'st: Cym V.v.353.2
The Seruice that you three haue done, is moreThe service that you three have done is more Cym V.v.354
Vnlike, then this thou tell'st. I lost my Children,Unlike than this thou tell'st. I lost my children:unlike (adj.)
old form: Vnlike
unlikely, incredible, unbelievable
Cym V.v.355
If these be they, I know not how to wishIf these be they, I know not how to wish Cym V.v.356
A payre of worthier Sonnes.A pair of worthier sons. Cym V.v.357.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Be pleas'd awhile;Be pleased awhile; Cym V.v.357.2
This Gentleman, whom I call Polidore,This gentleman, whom I call Polydore, Cym V.v.358
Most worthy Prince, as yours, is true Guiderius:Most worthy prince, as yours, is true Guiderius: Cym V.v.359
This Gentleman, my Cadwall, Aruiragus.This gentleman, my Cadwal, Arviragus Cym V.v.360
Your yonger Princely Son, he Sir, was laptYour younger princely son, he, sir, was lappedlap (v.)
old form: lapt
wrap, swathe, enfold, clad
Cym V.v.361
In a most curious Mantle, wrought by th'handIn a most curious mantle, wrought by th' handmantle (n.)loose sleeveless cloakCym V.v.362
curious (adj.)finely made, skilfully wrought, elaborate
Of his Queene Mother, which for more probationOf his queen mother, which for more probationprobation (n.)proof, demonstrationCym V.v.363
I can with ease produce.I can with ease produce. Cym V.v.364.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Guiderius hadGuiderius had Cym V.v.364.2
Vpon his necke a Mole, a sanguine Starre,Upon his neck a mole, a sanguine star;sanguine (adj.)blood-red, deep redCym V.v.365
It was a marke of wonder.It was a mark of wonder. Cym V.v.366.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
This is he,This is he, Cym V.v.366.2
Who hath vpon him still that naturall stampe:Who hath upon him still that natural stamp:stamp (n.)
old form: stampe
impression, mark, imprint
Cym V.v.367
It was wise Natures end, in the donationIt was wise Nature's end, in the donationdonation (n.)giving, bestowal, impartingCym V.v.368
end (n.)purpose, aim, design
To be his euidence now.To be his evidence now. Cym V.v.369.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Oh, what am IO, what am I? Cym V.v.369.2
A Mother to the byrth of three? Nere MotherA mother to the birth of three? Ne'er mother Cym V.v.370
Reioyc'd deliuerance more: Blest, pray you be,Rejoiced deliverance more. Blest pray you be,deliverance (n.)
old form: deliuerance
delivery, giving birth
Cym V.v.371
That after this strange starting from your Orbes,That, after this strange starting from your orbs,orb (n.)
old form: Orbes
sphere, orbit, circle
Cym V.v.372
starting (n.)removal, displacement, breaking away
You may reigne in them now: Oh Imogen,You may reign in them now! O Innogen,reign (v.)
old form: reigne
have power, exercise influence
Cym V.v.373
Thou hast lost by this a Kingdome.Thou hast lost by this a kingdom. Cym V.v.374.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
No, my Lord:No, my lord; Cym V.v.374.2
I haue got two Worlds by't. Oh my gentle Brothers,I have got two worlds by't. O my gentle brothers,gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, nobleCym V.v.375
Haue we thus met? Oh neuer say heereafterHave we thus met? O, never say hereafter Cym V.v.376
But I am truest speaker. You call'd me BrotherBut I am truest speaker. You called me brother, Cym V.v.377
When I was but your Sister: I you Brothers,When I was but your sister: I you brothers, Cym V.v.378
When we were so indeed.When ye were so indeed. Cym V.v.379.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Did you ere meete?Did you e'er meet? Cym V.v.379.2
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
I my good Lord.Ay, my good lord. Cym V.v.380.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
And at first meeting lou'd,And at first meeting loved, Cym V.v.380.2
Continew'd so, vntill we thought he dyed.Continued so, until we thought he died. Cym V.v.381
Corn. CORNELIUS 
By the Queenes Dramme she swallow'd.By the queen's dram she swallowed.dram (n.)
old form: Dramme
[small dose of] poison
Cym V.v.382.1
rare (adj.)unusual, striking, exceptional
Cym. CYMBELINE 
O rare instinct!O rare instinct! Cym V.v.382.2
When shall I heare all through? This fierce abridgment,When shall I hear all through? This fierce abridgementabridgement (n.)
old form: abridgment
summary, outline, synopsis
Cym V.v.383
fierce (adj.)drastic, severe, extreme
Hath to it Circumstantiall branches, whichHath to it circumstantial branches, whichbranch (n.)division, section, part [of an argument]Cym V.v.384
circumstantial (adj.)
old form: Circumstantiall
full of circumstances, rich in detail
Distinction should be rich in. Where? how liu'd you?Distinction should be rich in. Where? How lived you?distinction (n.)act of distinguishing, discrimination, differentiationCym V.v.385
And when came you to serue our Romane Captiue?And when came you to serve our Roman captive? Cym V.v.386
How parted with your Brother? How first met them?How parted with your brothers? How first met them? Cym V.v.387
Why fled you from the Court? And whether these?Why fled you from the court? And whither? These, Cym V.v.388
And your three motiues to the Battaile? withAnd your three motives to the battle, with Cym V.v.389
I know not how much more should be demanded,I know not how much more, should be demandeddemand (v.)request to tell, question, ask [about]Cym V.v.390
And all the other by-dependancesAnd all the other by-dependances,by-dependance (n.)side-issue, incidental pointCym V.v.391
From chance to chance? But nor the Time, nor PlaceFrom chance to chance. But nor the time nor placechance (n.)event, occurrence, situation [especially, bad]Cym V.v.392
Will serue our long Interrogatories. See,Will serve our long inter'gatories. See,interrogatory (n.)interrogation, questioning, inquisitionCym V.v.393
serve (v.)
old form: serue
suit, allow, afford
Posthumus Anchors vpon Imogen;Posthumus anchors upon Innogen;anchor (v.)concentrate, fix attention, home inCym V.v.394
And she (like harmlesse Lightning) throwes her eyeAnd she – like harmless lightning – throws her eye Cym V.v.395
On him: her Brothers, Me: her Master hittingOn him: her brothers, me: her master hitting Cym V.v.396
Each obiect with a Ioy: the Counter-changeEach object with a joy: the counterchangecounterchange (n.)
old form: Counter-change
reciprocation, mutual regard
Cym V.v.397
Is seuerally in all. Let's quit this ground,Is severally in all. Let's quit this ground,severally (adv.)
old form: seuerally
separately, individually
Cym V.v.398
And smoake the Temple with our Sacrifices.And smoke the temple with our sacrifices. Cym V.v.399
Thou art my Brother, so wee'l hold thee euer. (to Belarius) Thou art my brother; so we'll hold thee ever.hold (v.)consider, regard, esteem, value [as]Cym V.v.400
Imo. INNOGEN 
You are my Father too, and did releeue me:You are my father too, and did relieve me,relieve (v.)
old form: releeue
aid, assist, rescue
Cym V.v.401
To see this gracious season.To see this gracious season.season (n.)time, due time, occasionCym V.v.402.1
gracious (adj.)blessed, happy, joyful
Cym. CYMBELINE 
All ore-ioy'dAll o'erjoyed, Cym V.v.402.2
Saue these in bonds, let them be ioyfull too,Save these in bonds, let them be joyful too, Cym V.v.403
For they shall taste our Comfort.For they shall taste our comfort.comfort (n.)clemency, benevolence, mercyCym V.v.404.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
My good Master,My good master, Cym V.v.404.2
I will yet do you seruice.I will yet do you service. Cym V.v.405.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
Happy be you.Happy be you! Cym V.v.405.2
Cym. CYMBELINE 
The forlorne Souldier, that no Nobly foughtThe forlorn soldier that so nobly fought,forlorn (adj.)
old form: forlorne
wretched, abandoned, destitute
Cym V.v.406
He would haue well becom'd this place, and grac'dHe would have well becomed this place, and gracedbecome (v.)
old form: becom'd
grace, honour, dignify
Cym V.v.407
The thankings of a King.The thankings of a king.thanking (n.)word of thanks, expression of gratitudeCym V.v.408.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
I am SirI am, sir, Cym V.v.408.2
The Souldier that did company these threeThe soldier that did company these threecompany (v.)accompany, keep company withCym V.v.409
In poore beseeming: 'twas a fitment forIn poor beseeming: 'twas a fitment forbeseeming (n.)appearance, lookCym V.v.410
fitment (n.)preparation, appropriate state
The purpose I then follow'd. That I was he,The purpose I then followed. That I was he,purpose (n.)intention, aim, planCym V.v.411
Speake Iachimo, I had you downe, and mightSpeak, Iachimo: I had you down, and might Cym V.v.412
Haue made you finish.Have made you finish. Cym V.v.413.1
Iach. IACHIMO  
(kneels)finish (v.)die, come to an endCym V.v.413
I am downe againe:I am down again: Cym V.v.413.2
But now my heauie Conscience sinkes my knee,But now my heavy conscience sinks my knee,heavy (adj.)
old form: heauie
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
Cym V.v.414
As then your force did. Take that life, beseech youAs then your force did. Take that life, beseech you, Cym V.v.415
Which I so often owe: but your Ring first,Which I so often owe: but your ring first, Cym V.v.416
And heere the Bracelet of the truest PrincesseAnd here the bracelet of the truest princess Cym V.v.417
That euer swore her Faith.That ever swore her faith. Cym V.v.418.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Kneele not to me:Kneel not to me: Cym V.v.418.2
The powre that I haue on you, is to spare you:The power that I have on you, is to spare you:power (n.)
old form: powre
exercise of power, authoritative action
Cym V.v.419
The malice towards you, to forgiue you. LiueThe malice towards you, to forgive you. Live Cym V.v.420
And deale with others better.And deal with others better.doom (v.)
old form: doom'd
decree, decide, adjudge
Cym V.v.421.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Nobly doom'd:Nobly doomed! Cym V.v.421.2
Wee'l learne our Freenesse of a Sonne-in-Law:We'll learn our freeness of a son-in-law:freeness (n.)
old form: Freenesse
generosity, liberality, benevolence
Cym V.v.422
Pardon's the word to all.Pardon's the word to all. Cym V.v.423.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
You holpe vs Sir,You holp us, sir, Cym V.v.423.2
As you did meane indeed to be our Brother,As you did mean indeed to be our brother; Cym V.v.424
Ioy'd are we, that you are.Joyed are we that you are.joy (v.)
old form: Ioy'd
feel joy, be happy, rejoice
Cym V.v.425
joyed (adj.)
old form: Ioy'd
overjoyed, delighted, full of rejoicing
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Your Seruant Princes. Good my Lord of RomeYour servant, princes. Good my lord of Rome, Cym V.v.426
Call forth your Sooth-sayer: As I slept, me thoughtCall forth your soothsayer: as I slept, methoughtmethinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: me thought
it seems / seemed to me
Cym V.v.427
soothsayer (n.)
old form: Sooth-sayer
foreteller of events, prophet
Great Iupiter vpon his Eagle back'dGreat Jupiter, upon his eagle backed,Jupiter, Jove (n.)Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of JunoCym V.v.428
back (v.)
old form: back'd
ride, mount, sit on
Appear'd to me, with other sprightly shewesAppeared to me, with other spritely showssprightly, spritely (adj.)ghostly, spectral, supernaturalCym V.v.429
show (n.)
old form: shewes
vision, apparition, manifestation
Of mine owne Kindred. When I wak'd, I foundOf mine own kindred. When I waked, I found Cym V.v.430
This Labell on my bosome; whose containingThis label on my bosom; whose containingcontaining (n.)contents, tenor, matterCym V.v.431
label (n.)
old form: Labell
document, sheet of writing
Is so from sense in hardnesse, that I canIs so from sense in hardness, that I canhardness (n.)
old form: hardnesse
difficulty of understanding
Cym V.v.432
Make no Collection of it. Let him shewMake no collection of it. Let him showcollection (n.)deduction, inference, gathering of meaningCym V.v.433
His skill in the construction.His skill in the construction.construction (n.)interpretation, reading, explanationCym V.v.434.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
Philarmonus.Philarmonus! Cym V.v.434.2
Sooth. SOOTHSAYER 
Heere, my good Lord.Here, my good lord. Cym V.v.435.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
Read, and declare the meaning.Read, and declare the meaning. Cym V.v.435.2
SOOTHSAYER  
Reades. (reads) Cym V.v.436
WHen as a Lyons whelpe, shall to himselfe When as a lion's whelp shall, to himself Cym V.v.436
vnknown, without seeking finde, and bee embrac'd unknown, without seeking find, and be embraced Cym V.v.437
by a peece of tender Ayre: And when from a by a piece of tender air: and when from a Cym V.v.438
stately Cedar shall be lopt branches,which stately cedar shall be lopped branches, which, Cym V.v.439
being dead many yeares, shall after reuiue, bee being dead many years, shall after revive, be Cym V.v.440
ioynted to the old Stocke, and freshly grow, then jointed to the old stock, and freshly grow, then Cym V.v.441
shall Posthumus end his miseries, Britaine be fortunate, shall Posthumus end his miseries, Britain be fortunate, Cym V.v.442
and flourish in Peace and Plentie.and flourish in peace and plenty. Cym V.v.443
Thou Leonatus art the Lyons Whelpe,Thou, Leonatus, art the lion's whelp, Cym V.v.444
The fit and apt Construction of thy nameThe fit and apt construction of thy name,apt (adj.)natural, predictable, plausible, to be expectedCym V.v.445
construction (n.)interpretation, reading, explanation
Being Leonatus, doth import so much:Being Leo-natus, doth impart so much:impart (v.)tell, make known, communicateCym V.v.446
The peece of tender Ayre, thy vertuous Daughter,(to Cymbeline) The piece of tender air, thy virtuous daughter, Cym V.v.447
Which we call Mollis Aer, and Mollis AerWhich we call mollis aer; and mollis aermollis...soft airCym V.v.448
We terme it Mulier; which Mulier I diuineWe term it mulier: which mulier I divine Cym V.v.449
Is this most constant Wife, who euen nowIs this most constant wife, who even now, Cym V.v.450
Answering the Letter of the Oracle,Answering the letter of the oracle,answer (v.)fulfil, meet, satisfyCym V.v.451
Vnknowne to you vnsought, were clipt aboutUnknown to you, unsought, were clipped aboutclip about (v.)
old form: clipt
embrace, clasp, hug
Cym V.v.452
With this most tender Aire.With this most tender air.seeming (n.)plausibility, likelihood, credibilityCym V.v.453.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
This hath some seeming.This hath some seeming. Cym V.v.453.2
Sooth. SOOTHSAYER 
The lofty Cedar, Royall CymbelineThe lofty cedar, royal Cymbeline, Cym V.v.454
Personates thee: And thy lopt Branches, pointPersonates thee: and thy lopped branches pointpersonate (v.)stand for, represent, symbolizeCym V.v.455
point forth (v.)indicate, suggest, allude to
Thy two Sonnes forth: who by Belarius stolneThy two sons forth: who, by Belarius stol'n, Cym V.v.456
For many yeares thought dead, are now reuiu'dFor many years thought dead, are now revived, Cym V.v.457
To the Maiesticke Cedar ioyn'd; whose IssueTo the majestic cedar joined; whose issueissue (n.)child(ren), offspring, family, descendantCym V.v.458
issue (n.)outcome, result, consequence(s)
Promises Britaine, Peace and Plenty.Promises Britain peace and plenty. Cym V.v.459.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Well,Well, Cym V.v.459.2
My Peace we will begin: And Caius Lucius,My peace we will begin: and Caius Lucius, Cym V.v.460
Although the Victor, we submit to Casar,Although the victor, we submit to Caesar, Cym V.v.461
And to the Romane Empire; promisingAnd to the Roman empire; promising Cym V.v.462
To pay our wonted Tribute, from the whichTo pay our wonted tribute, from the whichwonted (adj.)accustomed, usual, customaryCym V.v.463
We were disswaded by our wicked Queene,We were dissuaded by our wicked queen, Cym V.v.464
Whom heauens in Iustice both on her, and hers,Whom heavens in justice both on her, and hers, Cym V.v.465
Haue laid most heauy hand.Have laid most heavy hand.heavy (adj.)
old form: heauy
grave, serious, weighty
Cym V.v.466
Sooth. SOOTHSAYER 
The fingers of the Powres aboue, do tuneThe fingers of the powers above do tunepower (n.)
old form: Powres
(usually plural) god, deity, divinity
Cym V.v.467
The harmony of this Peace: the VisionThe harmony of this peace. The vision, Cym V.v.468
Which I made knowne to Lucius ere the strokeWhich I made known to Lucius ere the strokestroke (n.)first blow, initial actionCym V.v.469
Of yet this scarse-cold-Battaile, at this instantOf yet this scarce-cold battle, at this instantscarce-cold (adj.)
old form: scarse-cold
only just over, recently ended
Cym V.v.470
Is full accomplish'd. For the Romaine EagleIs full accomplished. For the Roman eagle, Cym V.v.471
From South to West, on wing soaring aloftFrom south to west on wing soaring aloft, Cym V.v.472
Lessen'd her selfe, and in the Beames o'th'SunLessened herself and in the beams o' the sun Cym V.v.473
So vanish'd; which fore-shew'd our Princely EagleSo vanished; which foreshadowed our princely eagle, Cym V.v.474
Th'Imperiall Casar, should againe vniteTh' imperial Caesar, should again unite Cym V.v.475
His Fauour, with the Radiant Cymbeline,His favour with the radiant Cymbeline, Cym V.v.476
Which shines heere in the West.Which shines here in the west.laud (v.)praise, honour, give homage toCym V.v.477.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Laud we the Gods,Laud we the gods, Cym V.v.477.2
And let our crooked Smoakes climbe to their NostrilsAnd let our crooked smokes climb to their nostrilscrooked (adj.)curling, twistingCym V.v.478
From our blest Altars. Publish we this PeaceFrom our blest altars. Publish we this peacepublish (v.)announce, make public, make generally knownCym V.v.479
To all our Subiects. Set we forward: LetTo all our subjects. Set we forward: letset forward (v.)go forward, set out, go forthCym V.v.480
A Roman, and a Brittish Ensigne waueA Roman, and a British ensign waveensign (n.)
old form: Ensigne
standard, banner, flag
Cym V.v.481
Friendly together: so through Luds-Towne march,Friendly together: so through Lud's town march, Cym V.v.482
And in the Temple of great IupiterAnd in the temple of great Jupiter Cym V.v.483
Our Peace wee'l ratifie: Seale it with Feasts.Our peace we'll ratify: seal it with feasts. Cym V.v.484
Set on there: Neuer was a Warre did ceaseSet on there! Never was a war did cease – set on (v.)go forward, advance, proceedCym V.v.485
(Ere bloodie hands were wash'd) with such a Peace.Ere bloody hands were washed – with such a peace. Cym V.v.486
Exeunt.Exeunt Cym V.v.486
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