Antony and Cleopatra
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Enter Ventidius as it were in triumph, Enter Ventidius, as it were in triumph, with Silius and AC III.i.1.1
the dead body of Pacorus borne before him.other officers and soldiers. Before Ventidius is borne AC III.i.2
the dead body of Pacorus AC III.i.3
Ven. VENTIDIUS 
Now darting Parthya art thou stroke, and nowNow, darting Parthia, art thou struck; and nowdarting (adj.)arrow-shootingAC III.i.1
Pleas'd Fortune does of Marcus Crassus deathPleased fortune does of Marcus Crassus' death AC III.i.2
Make me reuenger. Beare the Kings Sonnes body,Make me revenger. Bear the King's son's body AC III.i.3
Before our Army, thy Pacorus Orades,Before our army. Thy Pacorus, Orodes, AC III.i.4
Paies this for Marcus Crassus.Pays this for Marcus Crassus. AC III.i.5.1
Romaine. SILIUS 
Noble Ventidius,Noble Ventidius, AC III.i.5.2
Whil'st yet with Parthian blood thy Sword is warme,Whilst yet with Parthian blood thy sword is warm,Parthian (adj.)from Parthia, ancient kingdom of W Asia; known for skilled horsemen and archeryAC III.i.6
The Fugitiue Parthians follow. Spurre through Media,The fugitive Parthians follow. Spur through Media, AC III.i.7
Mesapotamia, and the shelters, whetherMesopotamia, and the shelters whither AC III.i.8
The routed flie. So thy grand Captaine AnthonyThe routed fly. So thy grand captain, Antony,grand (adj.)chief, pre-eminent, greatAC III.i.9
captain (n.)
old form: Captaine
commander, chief, leader
Shall set thee on triumphant Chariots, andShall set thee on triumphant chariots, andtriumphant (adj.)triumphal, glorious, celebrating a great victoryAC III.i.10
Put Garlands on thy head.Put garlands on thy head. AC III.i.11.1
Ven. VENTIDIUS 
Oh Sillius, Sillius,O Silius, Silius, AC III.i.11.2
I haue done enough. A lower place note wellI have done enough. A lower place, note well,place (n.)position, post, office, rankAC III.i.12
May make too great an act. For learne this Sillius,May make too great an act. For learn this, Silius: AC III.i.13
Better to leaue vndone, then by our deedBetter to leave undone than by our deed AC III.i.14
Acquire too high a Fame, when him we serues away.Acquire too high a fame when him we serve's away. AC III.i.15
Casar and Anthony, haue euer wonneCaesar and Antony have ever won AC III.i.16
More in their officer, then person. SossiusMore in their officer than person. Sossius, AC III.i.17
One of my place in Syria, his Lieutenant,One of my place in Syria, his lieutenant, AC III.i.18
For quicke accumulation of renowne,For quick accumulation of renown, AC III.i.19
Which he atchiu'd by'th'minute, lost his fauour.Which he achieved by th' minute, lost his favour.minute, by theminute by minute, continuallyAC III.i.20
Who does i'th'Warres more then his Captaine can,Who does i'th' wars more than his captain can AC III.i.21
Becomes his Captaines Captaine: and AmbitionBecomes his captain's captain; and ambition, AC III.i.22
(The Souldiers vertue) rather makes choise of losseThe soldier's virtue, rather makes choice of loss AC III.i.23
Then gaine, which darkens him.Than gain which darkens him.darken (v.)obscure, eclipse, deprive of fameAC III.i.24
I could do more to do Anthonius good,I could do more to do Antonius good, AC III.i.25
But 'twould offend him. And in his offence,But 'twould offend him, and in his offence AC III.i.26
Should my performance perish.Should my performance perish.perish (v.)destroy, wither, become ruinedAC III.i.27.1
Rom. SILIUS 
Thou hast Ventidius that,Thou hast, Ventidius, that AC III.i.27.2
without the which a / Souldier and his SwordWithout the which a soldier and his sword AC III.i.28
graunts scarce distinction: thou wilt write to Anthony.Grants scarce distinction. Thou wilt write to Antony? AC III.I.29
Ven. VENTIDIUS 
Ile humbly signifie what in his name,I'll humbly signify what in his name, AC III.i.30
That magicall word of Warre we haue effected,That magical word of war, we have effected; AC III.i.31
How with his Banners, and his well paid ranks,How, with his banners and his well-paid ranks, AC III.i.32
The nere-yet beaten Horse of Parthia,The ne'er-yet-beaten horse of Parthiahorse (n.)cavalry, horse soldiersAC III.i.33
We haue iaded out o'th'Field.We have jaded out o'th' field.jade (v.)
old form: iaded
drive like worn-out hacks
AC III.i.34.1
field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combat
Rom. SILIUS 
Where is he now?Where is he now? AC III.i.34.2
Ven. VENTIDIUS 
He purposeth to Athens, whither with what hastHe purposeth to Athens; whither, with what hastepurpose (v.)intend, planAC III.i.35
The waight we must conuay with's, will permit:The weight we must convey with's will permit, AC III.i.36
We shall appeare before him. On there, passe along.We shall appear before him. – On, there. Pass along. AC III.i.37
Exeunt.Exeunt AC III.i.37
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