As You Like It

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Enter Siluius and Phebe.Enter Silvius and Phebe AYL III.v.1
Sweet Phebe doe not scorne me, do not PhebeSweet Phebe, do not scorn me, do not, Phebe. AYL III.v.1
Say that you loue me not, but say not soSay that you love me not, but say not so AYL III.v.2
In bitternesse; the common executionerIn bitterness. The common executioner, AYL III.v.3
Whose heart th'accustom'd sight of death makes hardWhose heart th' accustomed sight of death makes hard, AYL III.v.4
Falls not the axe vpon the humbled neck,Falls not the axe upon the humbled neckfall (v.)
drop, descend, let fall
But first begs pardon: will you sterner beBut first begs pardon: will you sterner bebut (conj.)
Then he that dies and liues by bloody drops?Than he that dies and lives by bloody drops?bloody (adj.)
Enter Rosalind, Celia, and Corin.Enter Rosalind, Celia, and Corin, unobserved AYL III.v.8
I would not be thy executioner,I would not be thy executioner. AYL III.v.8
I flye thee, for I would not iniure thee:I fly thee, for I would not injure thee. AYL III.v.9
Thou tellst me there is murder in mine eye,Thou tellest me there is murder in mine eye: AYL III.v.10
'Tis pretty sure, and very probable,'Tis pretty, sure, and very probable,pretty (adj.)
nice, proper, apt
AYL III.v.11
sure (adv.)
surely, assuredly, certainly
That eyes that are the frailst, and softest things,That eyes, that are the frail'st and softest things, AYL III.v.12
Who shut their coward gates on atomyes,Who shut their coward gates on atomies,atomy (n.)

old form: atomyes
atom, mote, speck
AYL III.v.13
coward (adj.)
Should be called tyrants, butchers, murtherers.Should be called tyrants, butchers, murderers! AYL III.v.14
Now I doe frowne on thee with all my heart,Now I do frown on thee with all my heart, AYL III.v.15
And if mine eyes can wound, now let them kill thee:And if mine eyes can wound, now let them kill thee. AYL III.v.16
Now counterfeit to swound, why now fall downe,Now counterfeit to swoon, why now fall down,swound (v.)
faint, swoon
AYL III.v.17
counterfeit (v.)
pretend, feign, make believe
Or if thou canst not, oh for shame, for shame,Or if thou canst not, O for shame, for shame, AYL III.v.18
Lye not, to say mine eyes are murtherers:Lie not, to say mine eyes are murderers! AYL III.v.19
Now shew the wound mine eye hath made in thee,Now show the wound mine eye hath made in thee. AYL III.v.20
Scratch thee but with a pin, and there remainesScratch thee but with a pin, and there remains AYL III.v.21
Some scarre of it: Leane vpon a rushSome scar of it; lean upon a rush,rush (n.)
AYL III.v.22
The Cicatrice and capable impressureThe cicatrice and capable impressureimpressure (n.)
imprint, impression, indentation, stamp
AYL III.v.23
cicatrice (n.)
scar, scar-like mark
capable (adj.)
sensitive, receptive, responsive
Thy palme some moment keepes: but now mine eyesThy palm some moment keeps; but now mine eyes, AYL III.v.24
Which I haue darted at thee, hurt thee not,Which I have darted at thee, hurt thee not, AYL III.v.25
Nor I am sure there is no force in eyesNor, I am sure, there is no force in eyes AYL III.v.26
That can doe hurt.That can do hurt. AYL III.v.27.1
O deere Phebe,O dear Phebe, AYL III.v.27.2
If euer (as that euer may be neere)If ever – as that ever may be near –  AYL III.v.28
You meet in some fresh cheeke the power of fancie,You meet in some fresh cheek the power of fancy,fancy (n.)

old form: fancie
love, amorousness, infatuation
AYL III.v.29
Then shall you know the wouuds inuisibleThen shall you know the wounds invisible AYL III.v.30
That Loues keene arrows make.That love's keen arrows make. AYL III.v.31.1
But till that timeBut till that time AYL III.v.31.2
Come not thou neere me: and when that time comes,Come not thou near me; and when that time comes, AYL III.v.32
Afflict me with thy mockes, pitty me not,Afflict me with thy mocks, pity me not, AYL III.v.33
As till that time I shall not pitty thee.As till that time I shall not pity thee. AYL III.v.34
(coming forward) AYL III.v.35
And why I pray you? who might be your mother And why, I pray you? Who might be your mother, AYL III.v.35
That you insult, exult, and all at onceThat you insult, exult and all at onceinsult (v.)
be insolent, show scorn, triumph scornfully
AYL III.v.36
Ouer the wretched? what though you hau no beautyOver the wretched? What though you have no beauty –  AYL III.v.37
As by my faith, I see no more in youAs, by my faith, I see no more in you AYL III.v.38
Then without Candle may goe darke to bed:Than without candle may go dark to bed – dark (adv.)

old form: darke
in the dark
AYL III.v.39
Must you be therefore prowd and pittilesse?Must you be therefore proud and pitiless? AYL III.v.40
Why what meanes this? why do you looke on me?Why, what means this? Why do you look on me? AYL III.v.41
I see no more in you then in the ordinaryI see no more in you than in the ordinaryordinary (n.)
routine, norm, usual procedure
AYL III.v.42
Of Natures sale-worke? 'ods my little life,Of nature's sale-work. 'Od's my little life,sale-work (n.)

old form: sale-worke
ready-made goods
AYL III.v.43
[in emphatic expressions] shortened form of 'God'
I thinke she meanes to tangle my eies too:I think she means to tangle my eyes too!tangle (v.)
trap, snare, enmesh, hold fast
AYL III.v.44
No faith proud Mistresse, hope not after it,No, faith, proud mistress, hope not after it: AYL III.v.45
'Tis not your inkie browes, your blacke silke haire,'Tis not your inky brows, your black silk hair,brow (n.)

old form: browes
AYL III.v.46
Your bugle eye-balls, nor your cheeke of creameYour bugle eyeballs, nor your cheek of creambugle (adj.)
bead-like, beady, glittering
AYL III.v.47
That can entame my spirits to your worship:That can entame my spirits to your worship.entame (v.)
tame, subdue, quell
AYL III.v.48
You foolish Shepheard, wherefore do you follow herYou foolish shepherd, wherefore do you follow her, AYL III.v.49
Like foggy South, puffing with winde and raine,Like foggy south, puffing with wind and rain?south (n.)
south wind [believed to bring storms, and plague-carrying mists]
AYL III.v.50
You are a thousand times a properer manYou are a thousand times a properer manproper (adj.)
good-looking, handsome, comely
AYL III.v.51
Then she a woman. 'Tis such fooles as youThan she a woman. 'Tis such fools as you AYL III.v.52
That makes the world full of ill-fauourd children:That makes the world full of ill-favoured children.ill-favoured (adj.)

old form: ill-fauourd
ugly, unattractive, unsightly
AYL III.v.53
'Tis not her glasse, but you that flatters her,'Tis not her glass but you that flatters her,glass (n.)

old form: glasse
mirror, looking-glass
AYL III.v.54
And out of you she sees her selfe more properAnd out of you she sees herself more properproper (adj.)
good-looking, handsome, comely
AYL III.v.55
Then any of her lineaments can show her:Than any of her lineaments can show her.lineament (n.)
line, feature, characteristic, attribute
AYL III.v.56
But Mistris, know your selfe, downe on your kneesBut, mistress, know yourself; down on your knees AYL III.v.57
And thanke heauen, fasting, for a good mans loue;And thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love! AYL III.v.58
For I must tell you friendly in your eare,For I must tell you friendly in your ear, AYL III.v.59
Sell when you can, you are not for all markets:Sell when you can, you are not for all markets. AYL III.v.60
Cry the man mercy, loue him, take his offer,Cry the man mercy, love him, take his offer.mercy (n.)
compassion, forgiveness, pardon
AYL III.v.61
cry (v.)
beg, entreat, implore
Foule is most foule, being foule to be a scoffer.Foul is most foul, being foul to be a scoffer.foul (adj.)

old form: foule
plain-looking, unattractive, ugly
AYL III.v.62
So take her to thee Shepheard, fare you well.So take her to thee, shepherd. Fare you well.fare ... well (int.)
goodbye [to an individual]
AYL III.v.63
Sweet youth, I pray you chide a yere together,Sweet youth, I pray you chide a year together;chide (v.), past form chid
scold, rebuke, reprove
AYL III.v.64
together (adv.)
without a break, whole
I had rather here you chide, then this man wooe.I had rather hear you chide than this man woo. AYL III.v.65
(to Phebe) AYL III.v.66.1
Hees falne in loue with your foulnesse, He's fallen in love with your foulness,foulness (n.)
plainness, unattractiveness
AYL III.v.66
& shee'll / Fall in loue with my anger. If it(to Silvius) and she'll fall in love with my anger. If it AYL III.v.67
be so, as fast / As she answeres thee with frowning lookes,be so, as fast as she answers thee with frowning looks, AYL III.v.68
ile sauce / Her with bitter words: why lookeI'll sauce her with bitter words. (To Phebe) Why looksauce (v.)
rebuke, berate, sting
AYL III.v.69
you so vpon me?you so upon me? AYL III.v.70
For no ill will I beare you.For no ill will I bear you.ill (adj.)
bad, adverse, unfavourable
AYL III.v.71
I pray you do not fall in loue with mee,I pray you, do not fall in love with me, AYL III.v.72
For I am falser then vowes made in wine:For I am falser than vows made in wine.false (adj.)
sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
AYL III.v.73
Besides, I like you not: if you will know my house,Besides, I like you not. (To Silvius) If you will know my house, AYL III.v.74
'Tis at the tufft of Oliues, here hard by:'Tis at the tuft of olives here hard by. – tuft (n.)

old form: tufft
clump, small group, thicket
AYL III.v.75
hard (adv.)
close, near
Will you goe Sister? Shepheard ply her hard:Will you go, sister? – Shepherd, ply her hard. – ply (v.)
keep on at, press, urge
AYL III.v.76
hard (adv.)
earnestly, vigorously, energetically
Come Sister: Shepheardesse, looke on him betterCome, sister. – Shepherdess, look on him better, AYL III.v.77
And be not proud, though all the world could see,And be not proud, though all the world could see, AYL III.v.78
None could be so abus'd in sight as hee.None could be so abused in sight as he.abuse (v.)

old form: abus'd
deceive, mislead, fool, cheat
AYL III.v.79
Come, to our flocke, Come, to our flock. AYL III.v.80
Exit.Exit Rosalind, with Celia and Corin AYL III.v.80
Dead Shepheard, now I find thy saw of might,Dead Shepherd, now I find thy saw of might,saw (n.)
wise saying, platitude, maxim
AYL III.v.81
Who euer lov'd, that lou'd not at first sight?‘Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?' AYL III.v.82
Sweet Phebe.Sweet Phebe –  AYL III.v.83.1
Hah: what saist thou Siluius?Ha, what sayest thou, Silvius? AYL III.v.83.2
Sweet Phebe pitty me.Sweet Phebe, pity me. AYL III.v.84
Why I am sorry for thee gentle Siluius.Why, I am sorry for thee, gentle Silvius.gentle (adj.)
courteous, friendly, kind
AYL III.v.85
Where euer sorrow is, reliefe would be:Wherever sorrow is, relief would be. AYL III.v.86
If you doe sorrow at my griefe in loue,If you do sorrow at my grief in love, AYL III.v.87
By giuing loue your sorrow, and my griefeBy giving love, your sorrow and my grief AYL III.v.88
Were both extermin'd.Were both extermined.extermine (v.)

old form: extermin'd
destroy, end, exterminate
AYL III.v.89
Thou hast my loue, is not that neighbourly?Thou hast my love; is not that neighbourly? AYL III.v.90
I would haue you.I would have you. AYL III.v.91.1
Why that were couetousnesse:Why, that were covetousness. AYL III.v.91.2
Siluius; the time was, that I hated thee;Silvius, the time was that I hated thee, AYL III.v.92
And yet it is not, that I beare thee loue,And yet it is not that I bear thee love; AYL III.v.93
But since that thou canst talke of loue so well,But since that thou canst talk of love so well, AYL III.v.94
Thy company, which erst was irkesome to meThy company, which erst was irksome to me,erst (adv.)
not long ago, just now
AYL III.v.95
irksome (adj.)

old form: irkesome
hateful, offensive, loathsome
I will endure; and Ile employ thee too:I will endure, and I'll employ thee too.employ (v.)
make use of, use one's services
AYL III.v.96
But doe not looke for further recompenceBut do not look for further recompense AYL III.v.97
Then thine owne gladnesse, that thou art employd.Than thine own gladness that thou art employed. AYL III.v.98
So holy, and so perfect is my loue,So holy and so perfect is my love, AYL III.v.99
And I in such a pouerty of grace,And I in such a poverty of grace, AYL III.v.100
That I shall thinke it a most plenteous cropThat I shall think it a most plenteous crop AYL III.v.101
To gleane the broken eares after the manTo glean the broken ears after the manglean (v.)

old form: gleane
collect, scrape together, gather up
AYL III.v.102
That the maine haruest reapes: loose now and thenThat the main harvest reaps. Loose now and then AYL III.v.103
A scattred smile, and that Ile liue vpon.A scattered smile, and that I'll live upon.scattered (adj.)

old form: scattred
occasional, odd, random
AYL III.v.104
Knowst thou the youth that spoke to mee yerewhile?Knowest thou the youth that spoke to me erewhile?erewhile (adv.)
a short time ago, a while before
AYL III.v.105
Not very well, but I haue met him oft,Not very well, but I have met him oft,oft (adv.)
AYL III.v.106
And he hath bought the Cottage and the boundsAnd he hath bought the cottage and the boundsbound (n.)
(plural) extent, land, area [within boundaries]
AYL III.v.107
That the old Carlot once was Master of.That the old carlot once was master of.carlot (n.)
peasant, rustic, churl
AYL III.v.108
Thinke not I loue him, though I ask for him,Think not I love him, though I ask for him. AYL III.v.109
'Tis but a peeuish boy, yet he talkes well,'Tis but a peevish boy. Yet he talks well.peevish (adj.)

old form: peeuish
silly, foolish; or: headstrong, impulsive
AYL III.v.110
But what care I for words? yet words do wellBut what care I for words? Yet words do well AYL III.v.111
When he that speakes them pleases those that heare:When he that speaks them pleases those that hear. AYL III.v.112
It is a pretty youth, not very prettie,It is a pretty youth – not very prettypretty (adj.)
[of men] fine, good-looking
AYL III.v.113
But sure hee's proud, and yet his pride becomes him;But, sure, he's proud – and yet his pride becomes him.become (v.)
grace, honour, dignify
AYL III.v.114
Hee'll make a proper man: the best thing in himHe'll make a proper man. The best thing in him AYL III.v.115
Is his complexion: and faster then his tongueIs his complexion; and faster than his tongue AYL III.v.116
Did make offence, his eye did heale it vp:Did make offence, his eye did heal it up. AYL III.v.117
He is not very tall, yet for his yeeres hee's tall:He is not very tall – yet for his years he's tall. AYL III.v.118
His leg is but so so, and yet 'tis well:His leg is but so so – and yet 'tis well. AYL III.v.119
There was a pretty rednesse in his lip,There was a pretty redness in his lip, AYL III.v.120
A little riper, and more lustie redA little riper and more lusty redlusty (adj.)

old form: lustie
pleasing, pleasant, agreeable
AYL III.v.121
Then that mixt in his cheeke: 'twas iust the differenceThan that mixed in his cheek; 'twas just the difference AYL III.v.122
Betwixt the constant red, and mingled Damaske.Between the constant red and mingled damask.damask (adj./n.)

old form: Damaske
light-red, pink [colour of the damask rose]
AYL III.v.123
There be some women Siluius, had they markt himThere be some women, Silvius, had they marked himmark (v.)
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
AYL III.v.124
In parcells as I did, would haue gone neereIn parcels, as I did, would have gone nearparcel (n.)

old form: parcells
part, piece, portion, bit
AYL III.v.125
To fall in loue with him: but for my partTo fall in love with him: but, for my part, AYL III.v.126
I loue him not, nor hate him not: and yetI love him not, nor hate him not; and yet AYL III.v.127
Haue more cause to hate him then to loue him,I have more cause to hate him than to love him, AYL III.v.128
For what had he to doe to chide at me?For what had he to do to chide at me?chide (v.), past form chid
scold, rebuke, reprove
AYL III.v.129
He said mine eyes were black, and my haire blacke,He said mine eyes were black and my hair black, AYL III.v.130
And now I am remembred, scorn'd at me:And, now I am remembered, scorned at me;remember (v.)

old form: remembred
recollect, recall, call to mind
AYL III.v.131
I maruell why I answer'd not againe,I marvel why I answered not again.answer (v.)

old form: answer'd
answer back, make a rejoinder
AYL III.v.132
again (adv.)

old form: againe
in return, back [in response]
But that's all one: omittance is no quittance:But that's all one: omittance is no quittance; AYL III.v.133
Ile write to him a very tanting Letter,I'll write to him a very taunting letter, AYL III.v.134
And thou shalt beare it, wilt thou Siluius?And thou shalt bear it – wilt thou, Silvius? AYL III.v.135
Phebe, with all my heart.Phebe, with all my heart. AYL III.v.136.1
Ile write it strait:I'll write it straight:straight (adv.)
straightaway, immediately, at once
AYL III.v.136.2
The matter's in my head, and in my heart,The matter's in my head and in my heart.matter (n.)
subject-matter, content, substance
AYL III.v.137
I will be bitter with him, and passing short;I will be bitter with him and passing short.passing (adv.)
very, exceedingly, extremely
AYL III.v.138
short (adj.)
curt, brief, terse
Goe with me Siluius. Go with me, Silvius. AYL III.v.139
Exeunt.Exeunt AYL III.v.139
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