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Enter Gower Per V.ii.1
Gower.GOWER 
Now our sands are almost run,Now our sands are almost run; Per V.ii.1
More a little, and then dum.More a little, and then dumb. Per V.ii.2
This my last boone giue mee;This my last boon give me,boon (n.)
old form: boone
petition, entreaty, request
Per V.ii.3
For such kindnesse must relieue mee:For such kindness must relieve me, Per V.ii.4
That you aptly will suppose,That you aptly will supposeaptly (adv.)easily, readilyPer V.ii.5
What pageantry, what feats, what showes,What pageantry, what feats, what shows, Per V.ii.6
What minstrelsie, and prettie din,What minstrelsy, and pretty din Per V.ii.7
The Regent made in Metalin.The regent made in Mytilene Per V.ii.8
To greet the King, so he thriued,To greet the King. So he thrived,greet (v.)please, gratify, satisfyPer V.ii.9
That he is promisde to be wiuedThat he is promised to be wived Per V.ii.10
To faire Marina, but in no wise,To fair Marina, but in no wise Per V.ii.11
Till he had done his sacrifice.Till he had done his sacrifice Per V.ii.12
As Dian bad, whereto being bound,As Dian bade: whereto being bound,Diana, Dian (n.)Roman goddess associated with the Moon, chastity, and huntingPer V.ii.13
The Interim pray, you all confound.The interim, pray you, all confound.confound (v.)make as nothing, do away withPer V.ii.14
In fetherd briefenes sayles are fild,In feathered briefness sails are filled,briefness (n.)
old form: briefenes
speedy action, promptness
Per V.ii.15
feathered (adj.)
old form: fetherd
winged, fleet, swift
And wishes fall out as they'r wild,And wishes fall out as they're willed. Per V.ii.16
At Ephesus the Temple see,At Ephesus the temple see,Ephesus (n.)[pron: 'efesus] former port on W coast of Asia Minor; site of Diana's templePer V.ii.17
Our King and all his companie.Our king, and all his company. Per V.ii.18
That he can hither come so soone,That he can hither come so soon Per V.ii.19
Is by your fancies thankfull doome.Is by your fancies' thankful doom.doom (n.)
old form: doome
judgement, sentence, decision
Per V.ii.20
fancy (n.)
old form: fancies
imagination, creativity, inventiveness
Exit Per V.ii.20
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