King John
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Enter King Iohn and Pandolph, attendants.Enter King John, Cardinal Pandulph, and attendants KJ V.i.1
K.Iohn. KING JOHN  
(giving the crown to Cardinal Pandulph) KJ V.i.1
Thus haue I yeelded vp into your handThus have I yielded up into your hand KJ V.i.1
The Circle of my glory.The circle of my glory. KJ V.i.2.1
Pan. CARDINAL PANDULPH  
(returning the crown)circle (n.)crown, coronet, diademKJ V.i.2
Take againeTake again KJ V.i.2.2
From this my hand, as holding of the PopeFrom this my hand, as holding of the Popeholding (n.)leasehold, tenure, grant of occupationKJ V.i.3
Your Soueraigne greatnesse and authoritie.Your sovereign greatness and authority. KJ V.i.4
Iohn. KING JOHN 
Now keep your holy word,go meet the French,Now keep your holy word. Go meet the French, KJ V.i.5
And from his holinesse vse all your powerAnd from his holiness use all your power KJ V.i.6
To stop their marches 'fore we are enflam'd:To stop their marches 'fore we are inflamed.inflamed (adj.)
old form: enflam'd
engulfed with fire
KJ V.i.7
Our discontented Counties doe reuolt:Our discontented counties do revolt; KJ V.i.8
Our people quarrell with obedience,Our people quarrel with obedience,quarrel with (v.)
old form: quarrell
object to, take exception to, refuse to practise
KJ V.i.9
Swearing Allegiance, and the loue of souleSwearing allegiance and the love of soulsoul (n.)
old form: soule
conscience, heart, inner being
KJ V.i.10
To stranger-bloud, to forren Royalty;To stranger blood, to foreign royalty.blood (n.)
old form: bloud
blood relationship, kinship
KJ V.i.11
stranger (adj.)foreign, alien
strange (adj.)foreign, alien, from abroad
This inundation of mistempred humor,This inundation of mistempered humourinundation (n.)outpouring, overflowing, floodKJ V.i.12
mistempered (adj.)
old form: mistempred
disordered, diseased, deranged
humour (n.)
old form: humor
mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
Rests by you onely to be qualified.Rests by you only to be qualified.qualify (v.)appease, pacify, calm downKJ V.i.13
Then pause not: for the present time's so sicke,Then pause not, for the present time's so sick, KJ V.i.14
That present medcine must be ministred,That present medicine must be ministered, KJ V.i.15
Or ouerthrow incureable ensues.Or overthrow incurable ensues. KJ V.i.16
Pand. CARDINAL PANDULPH 
It was my breath that blew this Tempest vp,It was my breath that blew this tempest up, KJ V.i.17
Vpon your stubborne vsage of the Pope:Upon your stubborn usage of the Pope; KJ V.i.18
But since you are a gentle conuertite,But since you are a gentle convertite,convertite (n.)
old form: conuertite
convert, penitent
KJ V.i.19
gentle (adj.)soft, tender, kind
My tongue shall hush againe this storme of warre,My tongue shall hush again this storm of war KJ V.i.20
And make faire weather in your blustring land:And make fair weather in your blustering land.blustering (adj.)
old form: blustring
turbulent, buffeted, tempestuous
KJ V.i.21
On this Ascention day, remember well,On this Ascension Day, remember well, KJ V.i.22
Vpon your oath of seruice to the Pope,Upon your oath of service to the Pope, KJ V.i.23
Goe I to make the French lay downe their Armes. Go I to make the French lay down their arms. KJ V.i.24
Exit.Exit KJ V.i.24
Iohn. KING JOHN 
Is this Ascension day? did not the ProphetIs this Ascension Day? Did not the prophet KJ V.i.25
Say, that before Ascension day at noone,Say that before Ascension Day at noon KJ V.i.26
My Crowne I should giue off? euen so I haue:My crown I should give off? Even so I have!give way (v.)
old form: giue
give up, yield, relinquish
KJ V.i.27
I did suppose it should be on constraint,I did suppose it should be on constraint, KJ V.i.28
But (heau'n be thank'd) it is but voluntary.But, heaven be thanked, it is but voluntary. KJ V.i.29
Enter Bastard.Enter the Bastard KJ V.i.30
Bast. BASTARD 
All Kent hath yeelded: nothing there holds outAll Kent hath yielded – nothing there holds out KJ V.i.30
But Douer Castle: London hath receiu'dBut Dover Castle; London hath received, KJ V.i.31
Like a kinde Host, the Dolphin and his powers.Like a kind host, the Dauphin and his powers;dauphin, dolphin (n.)title of the eldest son of the King of France [between 1349 and 1830]KJ V.i.32
power (n.)armed force, troops, host, army
Your Nobles will not heare you, but are goneYour nobles will not hear you, but are gone KJ V.i.33
To offer seruice to your enemy:To offer service to your enemy; KJ V.i.34
And wilde amazement hurries vp and downeAnd wild amazement hurries up and downamazement (n.)bewilderment, perplexity, distractionKJ V.i.35
The little number of your doubtfull friends.The little number of your doubtful friends.doubtful (adj.)
old form: doubtfull
fearful, worried, apprehensive
KJ V.i.36
Iohn. KING JOHN 
Would not my Lords returne to me againeWould not my lords return to me again KJ V.i.37
After they heard yong Arthur was aliue?After they heard young Arthur was alive? KJ V.i.38
Bast. BASTARD 
They found him dead, and cast into the streets,They found him dead and cast into the streets, KJ V.i.39
An empty Casket, where the Iewell of lifeAn empty casket, where the jewel of life KJ V.i.40
By some damn'd hand was rob'd, and tane away.By some damned hand was robbed and ta'en away. KJ V.i.41
Iohn. KING JOHN 
That villaine Hubert told me he did liue.That villain Hubert told me he did live. KJ V.i.42
Bast. BASTARD 
So on my soule he did, for ought he knew:So, on my soul, he did, for aught he knew.aught (n.)
old form: ought
anything, [with negative word] nothing
KJ V.i.43
But wherefore doe you droope? why looke you sad?But wherefore do you droop? Why look you sad?sad (adj.)downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomyKJ V.i.44
Be great in act, as you haue beene in thought:Be great in act, as you have been in thought; KJ V.i.45
Let not the world see feare and sad distrustLet not the world see fear and sad distrustdistrust (n.)lack of confidence, doubtKJ V.i.46
sad (adj.)serious, grave, solemn
Gouerne the motion of a kinglye eye:Govern the motion of a kingly eye. KJ V.i.47
Be stirring as the time, be fire with fire,Be stirring as the time; be fire with fire; KJ V.i.48
Threaten the threatner, and out-face the browThreaten the threatener, and outface the browbrow (n.)bold front, confidence, effronteryKJ V.i.49
outface (v.)
old form: out-face
defy, intimidate, overcome by confronting
Of bragging horror: So shall inferior eyesOf bragging horror. So shall inferior eyes,bragging (adj.)threatening, menacing, challengingKJ V.i.50
That borrow their behauiours from the great,That borrow their behaviours from the great, KJ V.i.51
Grow great by your example, and put onGrow great by your example and put on KJ V.i.52
The dauntlesse spirit of resolution.The dauntless spirit of resolution. KJ V.i.53
Away, and glister like the god of warreAway, and glister like the god of warglister (v.)glitter, sparkle, gleamKJ V.i.54
When he intendeth to become the field:When he intendeth to become the field.become (v.)grace, honour, dignifyKJ V.i.55
field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combat
Shew boldnesse and aspiring confidence:Show boldness and aspiring confidence! KJ V.i.56
What, shall they seeke the Lion in his denne,What, shall they seek the lion in his den, KJ V.i.57
And fright him there? and make him tremble there?And fright him there? And make him tremble there?fright (v.), past form frightedfrighten, scare, terrifyKJ V.i.58
Oh let it not be said: forrage, and runneO, let it not be said! Forage, and runforage (v.)range abroad, go out and aboutKJ V.i.59
To meet displeasure farther from the dores,To meet displeasure farther from the doors, KJ V.i.60
And grapple with him ere he come so nye.And grapple with him ere he come so nigh. KJ V.i.61
Iohn. KING JOHN 
The Legat of the Pope hath beene with mee,The legate of the Pope hath been with me, KJ V.i.62
And I haue made a happy peace with him,And I have made a happy peace with him;happy (adj.)opportune, appropriate, propitious, favourableKJ V.i.63
And he hath promis'd to dismisse the PowersAnd he hath promised to dismiss the powerspower (n.)armed force, troops, host, armyKJ V.i.64
Led by the Dolphin.Led by the Dauphin.inglorious (adj.)shameful, humiliating, ignominiousKJ V.i.65.1
league (n.)compact, alliance, treaty, bond of friendship
Bast. BASTARD 
Oh inglorious league:O inglorious league! KJ V.i.65.2
Shall we vpon the footing of our land,Shall we, upon the footing of our land,footing (n.)support, surface, foundation, footholdKJ V.i.66
Send fayre-play-orders, and make comprimise,Send fair-play orders and make compromise,comprimise (v.)variant form of ‘compromise’KJ V.i.67
order (n.)arrangement, disposition, direction
fair-play (adj.)
old form: fayre-play
chivalrous, courtly, full of honour
Insinuation, parley, and base truceInsinuation, parley, and base trucebase (adj.)dishonourable, low, unworthyKJ V.i.68
parle, parley (n.)negotiation, meeting [between enemies under a truce, to discuss terms]
To Armes Inuasiue? Shall a beardlesse boy,To arms invasive? Shall a beardless boy, KJ V.i.69
A cockred-silken wanton braue our fields,A cockered silken wanton, brave our fieldswanton (n.)spoilt child, pampered baby, weaklingKJ V.i.70
brave (v.)
old form: braue
challenge, defy, confront, provoke
cockered (adj.)
old form: cockred
spoiled, indulged, pampered
field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combat
And flesh his spirit in a warre-like soyle,And flesh his spirit in a warlike soil,flesh (v.)initiate, introduce [to bloodshed]KJ V.i.71
Mocking the ayre with colours idlely spred,Mocking the air with colours idly spread,colours (n.)battle-flags, ensigns, standards, bannersKJ V.i.72
idly (adv.)
old form: idlely
foolishly, crazily, frivolously
And finde no checke? Let vs my Liege to Armes:And find no check? Let us, my liege, to arms!liege (n.)lord, sovereignKJ V.i.73
check (n.)
old form: checke
repulse, reverse, resistance
Perchance the Cardinall cannot make your peace;Perchance the Cardinal cannot make your peace;perchance (adv.)perhaps, maybeKJ V.i.74
Or if he doe, let it at least be saidOr, if he do, let it at least be said KJ V.i.75
They saw we had a purpose of defence.They saw we had a purpose of defence.purpose (n.)intention, aim, planKJ V.i.76
Iohn. KING JOHN 
Haue thou the ordering of this present time.Have thou the ordering of this present time.ordering (n.)management, direction, regulationKJ V.i.77
Bast. BASTARD 
Away then with good courage: yet I knowAway, then, with good courage! Yet, I know, KJ V.i.78
Our Partie may well meet a prowder foe. Our party may well meet a prouder foe.proud (adj.)
old form: prowder
courageous, valiant, brave
KJ V.i.79
party (n.)
old form: Partie
side, faction, camp
Exeunt.Exeunt KJ V.i.79
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