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Enter the Queene, Posthumus, and Imogen.Enter the Queen, Posthumus, and Innogen Cym I.ii.1
Qu. QUEEN 
No, be assur'd you shall not finde me (Daughter)No, be assured you shall not find me, daughter, Cym I.ii.1
After the slander of most Step-Mothers,After the slander of most stepmothers, Cym I.ii.2
Euill-ey'd vnto you. You're my Prisoner, butEvil-eyed unto you. You're my prisoner, but Cym I.ii.3
Your Gaoler shall deliuer you the keyesYour gaoler shall deliver you the keys Cym I.ii.4
That locke vp your restraint. For you Posthumus,That lock up your restraint. For you Posthumus,restraint (n.)captivity, imprisonment, confinementCym I.ii.5
So soone as I can win th'offended King,So soon as I can win th' offended king,win (v.)win over, prevail uponCym I.ii.6
I will be knowne your Aduocate: marry yetI will be known your advocate: marry, yetmarry (int.)[exclamation] by MaryCym I.ii.7
The fire of Rage is in him, and 'twere goodThe fire of rage is in him, and 'twere good Cym I.ii.8
You lean'd vnto his Sentence, with what patienceYou leaned unto his sentence, with what patiencelean unto (v.)
old form: lean'd vnto
accept, be well-disposed towards
Cym I.ii.9
Your wisedome may informe you.Your wisdom may inform you.inform (v.)
old form: informe
invest with, inspire in, impart to
Cym I.ii.10.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
'Please your Highnesse,Please your highness, Cym I.ii.10.2
I will from hence to day.I will from hence today. Cym I.ii.11.1
Qu. QUEEN 
You know the perill:You know the peril. Cym I.ii.11.2
Ile fetch a turne about the Garden, pittyingI'll fetch a turn about the garden, pityingfetch (v.)take, perform, makeCym I.ii.12
The pangs of barr'd Affections, though the KingThe pangs of barred affections, though the king Cym I.ii.13
Hath charg'd you should not speake together. Hath charged you should not speak together. Cym I.ii.14.1
ExitExit Cym I.ii.14
Imo. INNOGEN 
OO Cym I.ii.14.2
dissembling Curtesie! How fine this TyrantDissembling courtesy! How fine this tyrantdissembling (adj.)deceitful, hypocritical, falseCym I.ii.15
tyrant (n.)pitiless ruffian, cruel villain
Can tickle where she wounds? My deerest Husband,Can tickle where she wounds! My dearest husband,tickle (v.)flatter, gratify, pleaseCym I.ii.16
I something feare my Fathers wrath, but nothingI something fear my father's wrath, but nothing – something (adv.)somewhat, ratherCym I.ii.17
(Alwayes reseru'd my holy duty) whatAlways reserved my holy duty – what Cym I.ii.18
His rage can do on me. You must be gone,His rage can do on me. You must be gone, Cym I.ii.19
And I shall heere abide the hourely shotAnd I shall here abide the hourly shothourly (adj.)
old form: hourely
continual, constant, regular
Cym I.ii.20
shot (n.)darting, shooting; or: wound, pain
Of angry eyes: not comforted to liue,Of angry eyes: not comforted to live, Cym I.ii.21
But that there is this Iewell in the world,But that there is this jewel in the world Cym I.ii.22
That I may see againe.That I may see again. Cym I.ii.23.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
My Queene, my Mistris:My queen, my mistress: Cym I.ii.23.2
O Lady, weepe no more, least I giue causeO lady, weep no more, lest I give cause Cym I.ii.24
To be suspected of more tendernesseTo be suspected of more tenderness Cym I.ii.25
Then doth become a man. I will remaineThan doth become a man. I will remainbecome (v.)be fitting, befit, be appropriate toCym I.ii.26
The loyall'st husband, that did ere plight troth.The loyal'st husband that did e'er plight troth.plight one's troth, plight trothmake marriage vowsCym I.ii.27
My residence in Rome, at one Filorio's,My residence in Rome, at one Philario's, Cym I.ii.28
Who, to my Father was a Friend, to meWho to my father was a friend, to me Cym I.ii.29
Knowne but by Letter; thither write (my Queene)Known but by letter; thither write, my queen, Cym I.ii.30
And with mine eyes, Ile drinke the words you send,And with mine eyes I'll drink the words you send, Cym I.ii.31
Though Inke be made of Gall.Though ink be made of gall. Cym I.ii.32.1
Enter Queene.Enter Queengall (n.)bitter substance exuded by oak-treesCym I.ii.32
Qu. QUEEN 
Be briefe, I pray you:Be brief, I pray you: Cym I.ii.32.2
If the King come, I shall incurre, I know notIf the king come, I shall incur I know not Cym I.ii.33
How much of his displeasure: yet Ile moue himHow much of his displeasure: (aside) yet I'll move himmove (v.)encourage, instigate, promptCym I.ii.34
To walke this way: I neuer do him wrong,To walk this way: I never do him wrong Cym I.ii.35
But he do's buy my Iniuries, to be Friends:But he does buy my injuries, to be friends: Cym I.ii.36
Payes deere for my offences.Pays dear for my offences. Cym I.ii.37.1
Exit Cym I.ii.37
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Should we be taking leaueShould we be taking leave Cym I.ii.37.2
As long a terme as yet we haue to liue,As long a term as yet we have to live, Cym I.ii.38
The loathnesse to depart, would grow: Adieu.The loathness to depart would grow. Adieu!depart (v.)separate, part company, take leave of one anotherCym I.ii.39
Imo. INNOGEN 
Nay, stay a little:Nay, stay a little: Cym I.ii.40
Were you but riding forth to ayre your selfe,Were you but riding forth to air yourself,air (v.)
old form: ayre
exercise, take the air, provide with fresh air
Cym I.ii.41
Such parting were too petty. Looke heere (Loue)Such parting were too petty. Look here, love;petty (adj.)small, weak, inadequate, insignificantCym I.ii.42
This Diamond was my Mothers; take it (Heart)This diamond was my mother's; take it, heart;heart (n.)[term of endearment] sweetheart, beloved, loveCym I.ii.43
But keepe it till you woo another Wife,But keep it till you woo another wife, Cym I.ii.44
When Imogen is dead.When Innogen is dead. Cym I.ii.45.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
How, how? Another?How, how? Another? Cym I.ii.45.2
You gentle Gods, giue me but this I haue,You gentle gods, give me but this I have, Cym I.ii.46
And seare vp my embracements from a next,And sear up my embracements from a nextembracement (n.)embrace, clasping, hugCym I.ii.47
sear up (v.)
old form: seare vp
wrap up in a shroud, seal up
With bonds of death. Remaine, remaine thou heere,With bonds of death! Remain, remain thou here, Cym I.ii.48
(putting on the ring) Cym I.ii.48
While sense can keepe it on: And sweetest, fairest,While sense can keep it on: And sweetest, fairest,sense (n.)feeling, sensibility, capacity to feelCym I.ii.49
As I (my poore selfe) did exchange for youAs I my poor self did exchange for you Cym I.ii.50
To your so infinite losse; so in our triflesTo your so infinite loss; so in our trifles Cym I.ii.51
I still winne of you. For my sake weare this,I still win of you. For my sake wear this,win (v.)
old form: winne
gain advantage [over], get the better [of]
Cym I.ii.52
still (adv.)constantly, always, continually
It is a Manacle of Loue, Ile place itIt is a manacle of love, I'll place it Cym I.ii.53
Vpon this fayrest Prisoner.Upon this fairest prisoner. Cym I.ii.54.1
(putting a bracelet on her arm) Cym I.ii.54
Imo. INNOGEN 
O the Gods!O the gods! Cym I.ii.54.2
When shall we see againe?When shall we see again? Cym I.ii.55.1
Enter Cymbeline, and Lords.Enter Cymbeline and LordsCymbeline (n.)[pron: 'simbeleen] Celtic king in 1st-c Britain, usually named as CunobelinusCym I.ii.55
see (v.)meet, see each other
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Alacke, the King.Alack, the king! Cym I.ii.55.2
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Thou basest thing, auoyd hence, from my sight:Thou basest thing, avoid hence, from my sight!base (adj.)low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rankCym I.ii.56
If after this command thou fraught the CourtIf after this command thou fraught the courtfraught (v.)burden, weigh down, encumberCym I.ii.57
With thy vnworthinesse, thou dyest. Away,With thy unworthiness, thou diest. Away! Cym I.ii.58
Thou'rt poyson to my blood.Thou'rt poison to my blood. Cym I.ii.59.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
The Gods protect you,The gods protect you, Cym I.ii.59.2
And blesse the good Remainders of the Court:And bless the good remainders of the court!remainder (n.)rest, remaining peopleCym I.ii.60
I am gone.I am gone. Cym I.ii.61.1
Exit.Exitpinch (n.)pain, pang, tormentCym I.ii.61
Imo. INNOGEN 
There cannot be a pinch in deathThere cannot be a pinch in death Cym I.ii.61.2
More sharpe then this is.More sharp than this is. Cym I.ii.62.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
O disloyall thing,O disloyal thing, Cym I.ii.62.2
That should'st repayre my youth, thou heap'stThat shouldst repair my youth, thou heap'strepair (v.)
old form: repayre
restore, renew, revive
Cym I.ii.63
A yeares age on mee.A year's age on me! Cym I.ii.64.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
I beseech you Sir,I beseech you sir, Cym I.ii.64.2
Harme not your selfe with your vexation,Harm not yourself with your vexation, Cym I.ii.65
I am senselesse of your Wrath; a Touch more rareI am senseless of your wrath; a touch more rarerare (adj.)profound, special, exquisiteCym I.ii.66
senseless (adj.)
old form: senselesse
unconscious, insensible, oblivious
touch (n.)depth of feeling, mental pain, pang
Subdues all pangs, all feares.Subdues all pangs, all fears.grace (n.)personal duty, sense of proprietyCym I.ii.67.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Past Grace? Obedience?Past grace? Obedience? Cym I.ii.67.2
Imo. INNOGEN 
Past hope, and in dispaire, that way past Grace.Past hope, and in despair, that way past grace.grace (n.)means of salvation, divine favourCym I.ii.68
Cym. CYMBELINE 
That might'st haue had / The sole Sonne of my Queene.That mightst have had the sole son of my queen! Cym I.ii.69
Imo. INNOGEN 
O blessed, that I might not: I chose an Eagle,O blessed, that I might not! I chose an eagle, Cym I.ii.70
And did auoyd a Puttocke.And did avoid a puttock.puttock (n.)
old form: Puttocke
kite; greedy scavenger
Cym I.ii.71
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Thou took'st a Begger, would'st haue made my / Throne, Thou took'st a beggar, wouldst have made my throne Cym I.ii.72
a Seate for basenesse.A seat for baseness. Cym I.ii.73.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
No, I rather added No, I rather added Cym I.ii.73.2
a lustre to it.A lustre to it. Cym I.ii.74.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
O thou vilde one!O thou vile one! Cym I.ii.74.2
Imo. INNOGEN 
Sir,Sir, Cym I.ii.74.3
It is your fault that I haue lou'd Posthumus:It is your fault that I have loved Posthumus: Cym I.ii.75
You bred him as my Play-fellow, and he isYou bred him as my playfellow, and he is Cym I.ii.76
A man, worth any woman: Ouer-buyes meeA man worth any woman: overbuys meoverbuy (v.)
old form: Ouer-buyes
exceed in worth, pay too much for
Cym I.ii.77
Almost the summe he payes.Almost the sum he pays. Cym I.ii.78.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
What? art thou mad?What? Art thou mad? Cym I.ii.78.2
Imo. INNOGEN 
Almost Sir: Heauen restore me: would I wereAlmost, sir: heaven restore me! Would I were Cym I.ii.79
A Neat-heards Daughter, and my LeonatusA neat-herd's daughter, and my Leonatusneat-herd (n.)
old form: Neat-heards
cowherd, cattleman
Cym I.ii.80
Our Neighbour-Shepheards Sonne.Our neighbour-shepherd's son! Cym I.ii.81.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Thou foolish thing;Thou foolish thing! –  Cym I.ii.81.2
Enter Queene.Enter Queen Cym I.ii.82
They were againe together: you haue doneThey were again together: you have done Cym I.ii.82
Not after our command. Away with her,Not after our command. Away with her, Cym I.ii.83
And pen her vp.And pen her up. Cym I.ii.84.1
Qu. QUEEN 
Beseech your patience: PeaceBeseech your patience. Peace Cym I.ii.84.2
Deere Lady daughter, peace. Sweet Soueraigne,Dear lady daughter, peace! – Sweet sovereign, Cym I.ii.85
Leaue vs to our selues, and make your self some comfortLeave us to ourselves, and make yourself some comfort Cym I.ii.86
Out of your best aduice.Out of your best advice.advice (n.)
old form: aduice
consideration, reflection, deliberation
Cym I.ii.87.1
Cym. CYMBELINE 
Nay, let her languishNay, let her languish Cym I.ii.87.2
A drop of blood a day, and being agedA drop of blood a day, and being aged Cym I.ii.88
Dye of this Folly. Die of this folly. Cym I.ii.89.1
Exit.Exeunt Cymbeline and Lords Cym I.ii.89
Qu. QUEEN 
Fye, you must giue way:Fie! You must give way. Cym I.ii.89.2
Enter Pisanio.Enter Pisanio Cym I.ii.90
Heere is your Seruant. How now Sir? What newes?Here is your servant. How now, sir? What news? Cym I.ii.90
Pisa. PISANIO 
My Lord your Sonne, drew on my Master.My lord your son drew on my master.draw (v.)draw a swordCym I.ii.91.1
Qu. QUEEN 
Hah?Ha? Cym I.ii.91.2
No harme I trust is done?No harm I trust is done? Cym I.ii.92.1
Pisa. PISANIO 
There might haue beene,There might have been, Cym I.ii.92.2
But that my Master rather plaid, then fought,But that my master rather played than fought Cym I.ii.93
And had no helpe of Anger: they were partedAnd had no help of anger: they were parted Cym I.ii.94
By Gentlemen, at hand.By gentlemen at hand. Cym I.ii.95.1
Qu. QUEEN 
I am very glad on't.I am very glad on't. Cym I.ii.95.2
Imo. INNOGEN 
Your Son's my Fathers friend, he takes his partYour son's my father's friend, he takes his partpart (n.)side, camp, partyCym I.ii.96
To draw vpon an Exile. O braue Sir,To draw upon an exile. O brave sir!brave (adj.)
old form: braue
noble, worthy, excellent
Cym I.ii.97
I would they were in Affricke both together,I would they were in Afric both together,Afric (n.)
old form: Affricke
Africa, often thought of as a desert place
Cym I.ii.98
My selfe by with a Needle, that I might prickeMyself by with a needle, that I might prick Cym I.ii.99
The goer backe. Why came you from your Master?The goer-back. Why came you from your master? Cym I.ii.100
Pisa. PISANIO 
On his command: he would not suffer meeOn his command: he would not suffer mesuffer (v.)allow, permit, letCym I.ii.101
To bring him to the Hauen: left these NotesTo bring him to the haven: left these notesnote (n.)instruction, indication, directionCym I.ii.102
haven (n.)
old form: Hauen
harbour, port
Of what commands I should be subiect too,Of what commands I should be subject to, Cym I.ii.103
When't pleas'd you to employ me.When't pleased you to employ me. Cym I.ii.104.1
Qu. QUEEN 
This hath beeneThis hath been Cym I.ii.104.2
Your faithfull Seruant: I dare lay mine HonourYour faithful servant: I dare lay mine honourlay (v.)wager, stake, betCym I.ii.105
He will remaine so.He will remain so. Cym I.ii.106.1
Pisa. PISANIO 
I humbly thanke your Highnesse.I humbly thank your highness. Cym I.ii.106.2
Qu. QUEEN 
Pray walke a-while.Pray, walk awhile. Cym I.ii.107
Imo. INNOGEN 
About some halfe houre hence, / Pray you speake with me;About some half-hour hence, pray you, speak with me; Cym I.ii.108
You shall (at least) go see my Lord aboord.You shall – at least – go see my lord aboard. Cym I.ii.109
For this time leaue me.For this time leave me. Cym I.ii.110
ExeuntExeunt Cym I.ii.110
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