Antony and Cleopatra
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Enter Casar, Agrippa, and Dollabello, with Enter Caesar, Agrippa, Dolabella, and Thidias, with AC III.xii.1
others.others AC III.xii.2
Cas. CAESAR 
Let him appeare that's come from Anthony.Let him appear that's come from Antony. AC III.xii.1
Know you him.Know you him? AC III.xii.2.1
Dolla. DOLABELLA 
Casar, 'tis his Schoolemaster,Caesar, 'tis his schoolmaster: AC III.xii.2.2
An argument that he is pluckt, when hitherAn argument that he is plucked, when hither AC III.xii.3
He sends so poore a Pinnion of his Wing,He sends so poor a pinion of his wing,pinion (n.)
old form: Pinnion
outermost feather, appendage
AC III.xii.4
Which had superfluous Kings for Messengers,Which had superfluous kings for messengers AC III.xii.5
Not many Moones gone by.Not many moons gone by. AC III.xii.6.1
Enter Ambassador from Anthony.Enter Ambassador from Antony AC III.xii.6
Casar. CAESAR 
Approach, and speake.Approach and speak. AC III.xii.6.2
Amb. AMBASSADOR 
Such as I am, I come from Anthony:Such as I am, I come from Antony. AC III.xii.7
I was of late as petty to his ends,I was of late as petty to his endsend (n.)purpose, aim, designAC III.xii.8
petty (adj.)small, weak, inadequate, insignificant
As is the Morne-dew on the Mertle leafeAs is the morn-dew on the myrtle leafmorn-dew (n.)
old form: Morne-dew
morning dew
AC III.xii.9
To his grand Sea.To his grand sea.office (n.)task, service, duty, responsibilityAC III.xii.10.1
Cas. CAESAR 
Bee't so, declare thine office.Be't so. Declare thine office. AC III.xii.10.2
Amb. AMBASSADOR 
Lord of his Fortunes he salutes thee, andLord of his fortunes he salutes thee, and AC III.xii.11
Requires to liue in Egypt, which not grantedRequires to live in Egypt; which not granted,require (v.)request, ask, begAC III.xii.12
He Lessons his Requests, and to thee suesHe lessons his requests, and to thee sueslesson (v.)discipline, admonish, teach a lesson toAC III.xii.13
To let him breath betweene the Heauens and EarthTo let him breathe between the heavens and earth, AC III.xii.14
A priuate man in Athens: this for him.A private man in Athens. This for him. AC III.xii.15
Next, Cleopatra does confesse thy Greatnesse,Next, Cleopatra does confess thy greatness, AC III.xii.16
Submits her to thy might, and of thee crauesSubmits her to thy might, and of thee cravescrave (v.)
old form: craues
beg, entreat, request
AC III.xii.17
The Circle of the Ptolomies for her heyres,The circle of the Ptolemies for her heirs,circle (n.)crown, coronet, diademAC III.xii.18
Now hazarded to thy Grace.Now hazarded to thy grace.hazard (v.)put into the hands of, make dependent onAC III.xii.19.1
grace (n.)favour, good will
Cas. CAESAR 
For Anthony,For Antony, AC III.xii.19.2
I haue no eares to his request. The Queene,I have no ears to his request. The Queen AC III.xii.20
Of Audience, nor Desire shall faile, so sheeOf audience nor desire shall fail, so she AC III.xii.21
From Egypt driue her all-disgraced Friend,From Egypt drive her all-disgraced friend AC III.xii.22
Or take his life there. This if shee performe,Or take his life there. This if she perform, AC III.xii.23
She shall not sue vnheard. So to them both.She shall not sue unheard. So to them both. AC III.xii.24
Amb. AMBASSADOR 
Fortune pursue thee.Fortune pursue thee! AC III.xii.25.1
Cas. CAESAR 
Bring him through the Bands:Bring him through the bands. AC III.xii.25.2
Exit Ambassadorband (n.)body of men, troopAC III.xii.25
bring (v.)accompany, conduct, escort
To try thy Eloquence, now 'tis time, dispatch,(To Thidias) To try eloquence now 'tis time. Dispatch.dispatch, despatch (v.)hurry up, be quickAC III.xii.26
try (v.)put to the test, test the goodness [of]
From Anthony winne Cleopatra, promiseFrom Antony win Cleopatra. Promise, AC III.xii.27
And in our Name, what she requires, adde moreAnd in our name, what she requires; add more, AC III.xii.28
From thine inuention, offers. Women are notFrom thine invention, offers. Women are notinvention (n.)
old form: inuention
inventiveness, imagination, creative faculty
AC III.xii.29
In their best Fortunes strong; but want will periureIn their best fortunes strong, but want will perjurewant (n.)need, requirement, necessityAC III.xii.30
The ne're touch'd Vestall. Try thy cunning Thidias,The ne'er-touched vestal. Try thy cunning, Thidias.vestal (n.)
old form: Vestall
woman vowed to chastity, virgin, priestess
AC III.xii.31
Make thine owne Edict for thy paines, which weMake thine own edict for thy pains, which weedict (n.)authority, judgement, valuationAC III.xii.32
Will answer as a Law.Will answer as a law. AC III.xii.33.1
Thid. THIDIAS 
Casar. I go.Caesar, I go. AC III.xii.33.2
Casar. CAESAR 
Obserue how Anthony becomes his flaw,Observe how Antony becomes his flaw,become (v.)bear, handle, presentAC III.xii.34
flaw (n.)lapse, fault, error
And what thou think'st his very action speakesAnd what thou think'st his very action speaks AC III.xii.35
In euery power that mooues.In every power that moves. AC III.xii.36.1
Thid. THIDIAS 
Casar, I shall. Caesar, I shall. AC III.xii.36.2
exeunt.Exeuntpower (n.)faculty, function, abilityAC III.xii.36
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