Timon of Athens
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Flaminius waiting to speake with a Lord from his Flaminius waiting to speak with Lucullus from his Tim III.i.1.1
Master, enters a seruant to him.master. Enter a Servant to him Tim III.i.1.2
Ser. SERVANT 
I haue told my Lord of you, he is comming downI have told my lord of you. He is coming down Tim III.i.1
to you.to you. Tim III.i.2
Flam. FLAMINIUS 
I thanke you Sir.I thank you, sir. Tim III.i.3
Enter Lucullus.Enter Lucullus Tim III.i.4
Ser. SERVANT 
Heere's my Lord.Here's my lord. Tim III.i.4
Luc. LUCULLUS  
(aside) Tim III.i.5
One of Lord Timons men? A Guift IOne of Lord Timon's men? A gift, I Tim III.i.5
warrant. Why this hits right: I dreampt of a Siluer Basonwarrant. Why, this hits right: I dreamt of a silver basinwarrant (v.)assure, promise, guarantee, confirmTim III.i.6
hit (v.)match, fall in [with], coincide [with]
& Ewre to night. Flaminius, honest and ewer tonight. (To Flaminius) Flaminius, honestewer (n.)pitcher containing water for washing handsTim III.i.7
Flaminius, you are verie respectiuely welcome sir.Flaminius, you are very respectively welcome, sir. (Torespectively (adv.)with all respect, graciouslyTim III.i.8
Fill me some Wine.Servant) Fill me some wine. Tim III.i.9
Exit Servant Tim III.i.9
And how does that Honourable, Compleate, Free-heartedAnd how does that honourable, complete, free-heartedcomplete, compleat (adj.)
old form: Compleate
accomplished, consummate, thorough
Tim III.i.10
Gentleman of Athens, thy very bouutifull good Lord andgentleman of Athens, thy very bountiful good lord and Tim III.i.11
Mayster?master? Tim III.i.12
Flam. FLAMINIUS 
His health is well sir.His health is well, sir. Tim III.i.13
Luc. LUCULLUS 
I am right glad that his health is well sir:I am right glad that his health is well, sir. Tim III.i.14
and what hast thou there vnder thy Cloake, pretty And what hast thou there under thy cloak, prettypretty (adj.)good, excellent, fineTim III.i.15
Flaminius?Flaminius? Tim III.i.16
Flam. FLAMINIUS 
Faith, nothing but an empty box Sir, which'Faith, nothing but an empty box, sir, which, Tim III.i.17
in my Lords behalfe, I come to intreat your Honor to in my lord's behalf, I come to entreat your honour tobehalf (n.), especially: in behalf (of)
old form: behalfe
name, right, title
Tim III.i.18
supply: who hauing great and instant occasion to vse supply; who, having great and instant occasion to useinstant (adj.)urgent, pressing, imperativeTim III.i.19
occasion (n.)need, want, requirement
supply (v.)fill, contribute to
fiftie Talents, hath sent to your Lordship to furnish him:fifty talents, hath sent to your lordship to furnish him,talent (n.)high-value accounting unit in some ancient countriesTim III.i.20
furnish (v.)provide, supply, possess
nothing doubting your present assistance therein.nothing doubting your present assistance therein. Tim III.i.21
Luc. LUCULLUS 
La, la, la, la: Nothing doubting sayes hee?La, la, la, la! ‘ Nothing doubting,’ says he? Tim III.i.22
Alas good Lord, a Noble Gentleman 'tis, if he would notAlas, good lord! A noble gentleman 'tis, if he would not Tim III.i.23
keep so good a house. Many a time and often I ha din'dkeep so good a house. Many a time and often I ha' dinedgood (adj.)kind, benevolent, generousTim III.i.24
with him, and told him on't, and come againe to supper towith him and told him on't, and come again to supper to Tim III.i.25
him of purpose, to haue him spend lesse, and yet hehim of purpose to have him spend less. And yet hepurpose (n.)intention, aim, planTim III.i.26
wold embrace no counsell, take no warning by mywould embrace no counsel, take no warning by myembrace (v.)accept, avail oneself ofTim III.i.27
comming, euery man has his fault, and honesty is his. Icoming. Every man has his fault, and honesty is his. Ihonesty (n.)generosity, liberality, hospitalityTim III.i.28
ha told him on't, but I could nere get him from't.ha' told him on't, but I could ne'er get him from't. Tim III.i.29
Enter Seruant with Wine.Enter Servant, with wine Tim III.i.30
Ser. SERVANT 
Please your Lordship, heere is the Wine.Please your lordship, here is the wine. Tim III.i.30
Luc. LUCULLUS 
Flaminius, I haue noted thee alwayes wise.Flaminius, I have noted thee always wise.note (v.)notice, perceive, observeTim III.i.31
wise (adj.)discreet, sensible, prudent
Heere's to thee.Here's to thee. Tim III.i.32
Flam. FLAMINIUS 
Your Lordship speakes your pleasure.Your lordship speaks your pleasure.pleasure (n.)wish, desire, willTim III.i.33
Luc. LUCULLUS 
I haue obserued thee alwayes for a towardlieI have observed thee always for a towardlytowardly (adj.)
old form: towardlie
dutiful, helpful, friendly
Tim III.i.34
prompt spirit, giue thee thy due, and one that knowesprompt spirit, give thee thy due, and one that knowsprompt (adj.)ready and willing, well-disposedTim III.i.35
spirit (n.)disposition, temperament, frame of mind
what belongs to reason; and canst vse the time wel, ifwhat belongs to reason, and canst use the time well, iftime (n.)right moment, favourable opportunityTim III.i.36
the time vse thee well. Good parts in thee;the time use thee well. Good parts in thee. (To Servant)part (n.)quality, attribute, gift, accomplishment [of mind or body]Tim III.i.37
get you gone sirrah.Get you gone, sirrah.sirrah (n.)sir [commanding, insulting, or familiar, depending on context]Tim III.i.38
Exit Servant Tim III.i.38
Draw neerer honest Flaminius. Thy Lords a bountifullDraw nearer, honest Flaminius. Thy lord's a bountiful Tim III.i.39
Gentleman, but thou art wise, and thou know'st wellgentleman; but thou art wise; and thou knowest wellwise (adj.)informed, well-aware, knowledgeableTim III.i.40
enough (although thou com'st to me) that this is noenough, although thou comest to me, that this is no Tim III.i.41
time to lend money, especially vpon bare friendshippetime to lend money, especially upon bare friendship Tim III.i.42
without securitie. Here's three Solidares for thee, goodwithout security. Here's three solidares for thee. Goodsolidare (n.)not a known coin; expressive of a paltry sumTim III.i.43
Boy winke at me, and say thou saw'st mee not. Fare theeboy, wink at me, and say thou sawest me not. Fare theewink (v.)
old form: winke
fail to look, connive
Tim III.i.44
fare ... well (int.)goodbye [to an individual]
well.well. Tim III.i.45
Flam. FLAMINIUS 
Is't possible the world should so much differ,Is't possible the world should so much differ,differ (v.)change character, become differentTim III.i.46
And we aliue that liued? Fly damned basenesse And we alive that lived? Fly, damned baseness,baseness (n.)
old form: basenesse
debasement, lowly state, humiliation
Tim III.i.47
To him that worships thee.To him that worships thee! Tim III.i.48
He throws the money back at Lucullus Tim III.i.49
Luc. LUCULLUS 
Ha? Now I see thou art a Foole, and fit for thyHa! Now I see thou art a fool, and fit for thy Tim III.i.49
Master. master. Tim III.i.50
Exit L.Exit Tim III.i.50
Flam.FLAMINIUS 
May these adde to the number yt may scald thee:May these add to the number that may scald thee! Tim III.i.51
Let moulten Coine be thy damnation,Let molten coin be thy damnation, Tim III.i.52
Thou disease of a friend, and not himselfe:Thou disease of a friend and not himself! Tim III.i.53
Has friendship such a faint and milkie heart,Has friendship such a faint and milky heartmilky (adj.)
old form: milkie
weak, timorous, feeble
Tim III.i.54
It turnes in lesse then two nights? O you Gods!It turns in less than two nights? O you gods!turn (v.)
old form: turnes
become sour, curdle
Tim III.i.55
I feele my Masters passion. This SlaueI feel my master's passion. This slave,passion (n.)fit of anger, feeling of rageTim III.i.56
vnto his Honor, / Has my Lords meate in him:Unto his honour, has my lord's meat in him.meat (n.)
old form: meate
food, nourishment
Tim III.i.57
Why should it thriue, and turne to Nutriment,Why should it thrive and turn to nutriment Tim III.i.58
When he is turn'd to poyson?When he is turned to poison? Tim III.i.59
O may Diseases onely worke vpon't:O, may diseases only work upon't!work upon (v.)
old form: worke vpon
practise on, work upon, act on
Tim III.i.60
And when he's sicke to death, let not that part of NatureAnd when he's sick to death, let not that part of naturenature (n.)natural powers, normal state [of mind and body]Tim III.i.61
Which my Lord payd for, be of any powerWhich my lord paid for be of any power Tim III.i.62
To expell sicknesse, but prolong his hower. To expel sickness, but prolong his hour! Tim III.i.63
Exit.Exit Tim III.i.63
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