Antony and Cleopatra
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Enter Cleopatra, Charmian, Iras, and Alexas.Enter Cleopatra, Charmian, Iras, and Alexasafeard (adj.)afraid, frightened, scaredAC III.iii.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Where is the Fellow?Where is the fellow? AC III.iii.1.1
Alex. ALEXAS 
Halfe afeard to come.Half afeard to come. AC III.iii.1.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Go too, go too: Go to, go to. AC III.iii.2.1
Enter the Messenger as before.Enter the Messenger as before AC III.iii.2
Come hither Sir.Come hither, sir. AC III.iii.2.2
Alex. ALEXAS 
Good Maiestie: Good majesty, AC III.iii.2.3
Herod of Iury dare not looke vpon you,Herod of Jewry dare not look upon youHerod (n.)in the Bible, a Judean king, portrayed in medieval mystery plays as a wild and angry figureAC III.iii.3
but when you are well pleas'd.But when you are well pleased. AC III.iii.4.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
That Herods head,That Herod's head AC III.iii.4.2
Ile haue: but how? When / Anthony is gone,I'll have; but how, when Antony is gone, AC III.iii.5
through whom I might commaund it: / Come thou neere.Through whom I might command it? – Come thou near. AC III.iii.6
Mes. MESSENGER 
Most gratious Maiestie.Most gracious majesty! AC III.iii.7.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Did'st thou behold Octauia?Didst thou behold Octavia? AC III.iii.7.2
Mes. MESSENGER 
I dread Queene.Ay, dread queen.dread (adj.)revered, deeply honoured, held in aweAC III.iii.8.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Where?Where? AC III.iii.8.2
Mes. MESSENGER 
Madam in Rome,Madam, in Rome. AC III.iii.8.3
I lookt her in the face: and saw her ledI looked her in the face, and saw her led AC III.iii.9
betweene her Brother, and Marke Anthony.Between her brother and Mark Antony. AC III.iii.10
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Is she as tall as me?Is she as tall as me? AC III.iii.11.1
Mes. MESSENGER 
She is not Madam.She is not, madam. AC III.iii.11.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Didst heare her speake? Is she shrill tongu'd or low?Didst hear her speak? Is she shrill-tongued or low?low (adj.)gentle, mild, not shrillAC III.iii.12
Mes. MESSENGER 
Madam, I heard her speake, she is low voic'd.Madam, I heard her speak; she is low-voiced. AC III.iii.13
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
That's not so good: he cannot like her long.That's not so good. He cannot like her long. AC III.iii.14
Char. CHARMIAN 
Like her? Oh Isis: 'tis impossible.Like her! O Isis! 'Tis impossible.Isis (n.)[pron: 'iysis] Egyptian goddess of the moon, fertility, and magicAC III.iii.15
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
I thinke so Charmian: dull of tongue, & dwarfishI think so, Charmian. Dull of tongue, and dwarfish. AC III.iii.16
What Maiestie is in her gate, rememberWhat majesty is in her gait? Remember,gait (n.)
old form: gate
manner of walking, bearing, movement
AC III.iii.17
If ere thou look'st on Maiestie.,If e'er thou look'st on majesty.creep (v.)
old form: creepes
shuffle along, move cringingly
AC III.iii.18.1
Mes. MESSENGER 
She creepes:She creeps; AC III.iii.18.2
her motion, & her station are as one.Her motion and her station are as one.station (n.)stance, bearing, postureAC III.iii.19
She shewes a body, rather then a life,She shows a body rather than a life,show (v.)
old form: shewes
appear, look [like], present [as]
AC III.iii.20
A Statue, then a Breather.A statue than a breather. AC III.iii.21.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Is this certaine?Is this certain? AC III.iii.21.2
Mes. MESSENGER 
Or I haue no obseruance.Or I have no observance.observance (n.)
old form: obseruance
powers of observation
AC III.iii.22.1
three (n.)few, hardly any, a handful
Cha. CHARMIAN 
Three in EgyptThree in Egypt AC III.iii.22.2
cannot make better note.Cannot make better note.note (n.)observation, record, descriptionAC III.iii.23.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
He's very knowing,He's very knowing; AC III.iii.23.2
I do perceiu't, / There's nothing in her yet.I do perceive't. There's nothing in her yet. AC III.iii.24
The Fellow ha's good iudgement.The fellow has good judgement. AC III.iii.25.1
Char. CHARMIAN 
Excellent.Excellent. AC III.iii.25.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Guesse at her yeares, I prythee.Guess at her years, I prithee. AC III.iii.26.1
Mess. MESSENGER 
Madam, Madam, AC III.iii.26.2
she was a widdow.She was a widow –  AC III.iii.27.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Widdow? Charmian, hearke.Widow? Charmian, hark. AC III.iii.27.2
Mes. MESSENGER 
And I do thinke she's thirtie.And I do think she's thirty. AC III.iii.28
Cle. CLEOPATRA 
Bear'st thou her face in mind? is't long or round?Bear'st thou her face in mind? Is't long or round? AC III.iii.29
Mess. MESSENGER 
Round, euen to faultinesse.Round, even to faultiness. AC III.iii.30
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
For the most part too, they are foolish that are so.For the most part, too, they are foolish that are so. AC III.iii.31
Her haire what colour?Her hair, what colour? AC III.iii.32.1
Mess. MESSENGER 
Browne Madam: and her foreheadBrown, madam; and her forehead AC III.iii.32.2
As low as she would wish it.As low as she would wish it. AC III.iii.33.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
There's Gold for thee,There's gold for thee. AC III.iii.33.2
Thou must not take my former sharpenesse ill,Thou must not take my former sharpness ill.ill (adv.)badly, adversely, unfavourablyAC III.iii.34
I will employ thee backe againe: I finde theeI will employ thee back again. I find theeemploy (v.)make use of, use one's servicesAC III.iii.35
Most fit for businesse. Go, make thee ready,Most fit for business. Go, make thee ready. AC III.iii.36
Exit Messengerproper (adj.)honest, honourable, worthyAC III.iii.37
Our Letters are prepar'd.Our letters are prepared. Exit Messenger AC III.iii.37.1
Char. CHARMIAN 
A proper man.A proper man. AC III.iii.37.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Indeed he is so: I repent me muchIndeed, he is so: I repent me much AC III.iii.38
That so I harried him. Why me think's by him,That so I harried him. Why, methinks, by him,by (prep.)according toAC III.iii.39
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: me think's
it seems / seemed to me
harry (v.)mistreat, harass, ill-use
This Creature's no such thing.This creature's no such thing. AC III.iii.40.1
Char. CHARMIAN 
Nothing Madam.Nothing, madam. AC III.iii.40.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
The man hath seene some Maiesty, and should know.The man hath seen some majesty, and should know. AC III.iii.41
Char. CHARMIAN 
Hath he seene Maiestie? Isis else defend:Hath he seen majesty? Isis else defend,defend (v.)forbid, prohibitAC III.iii.42
and seruing you so long.And serving you so long! AC III.iii.43
Cleopa. CLEOPATRA 
I haue one thing more to aske him yet good Charmian:I have one thing more to ask him yet, good Charmian. AC III.iii.44
but 'tis no matter, thou shalt bring him to meBut 'tis no matter; thou shalt bring him to me AC III.iii.45
where I will write; all may be well enough.Where I will write. All may be well enough. AC III.iii.46
Char. CHARMIAN 
I warrant you Madam. I warrant you, madam.warrant (v.)assure, promise, guarantee, confirmAC III.iii.47
Exeunt.Exeunt AC III.iii.47
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