Timon of Athens
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Enter Varro's man, meeting others. Enter two Servants of Varro, and the Servant of Tim III.iv.1.1
All Timons Creditors to wait for his comming out.Lucius, meeting Titus, Hortensius, and other Servants Tim III.iv.1.2
Then enter Lucius and Hortensius.of Timon's creditors, waiting for his coming out Tim III.iv.1.3
Var. man. FIRST VARRO'S SERVANT 
Well met, goodmorrow Titus & HortensiusWell met. Good morrow, Titus and Hortensius. Tim III.iv.1
Tit. TITUS 
The like to you kinde Varro.The like to you, kind Varro.like, thethe sameTim III.iv.2.1
Hort. HORTENSIUS 
Lucius,Lucius! Tim III.iv.2.2
what do we meet together?What, do we meet together? Tim III.iv.3.1
Luci.LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
I, and I think Ay, and I think Tim III.iv.3.2
one businesse do's command vs all. / For mineOne business does command us all, for mine Tim III.iv.4
is money.Is money. Tim III.iv.5.1
Tit. TITUS 
So is theirs, and ours.So is theirs and ours. Tim III.iv.5.2
Enter Philotus.Enter Philotus Tim III.iv.6
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
And sir Philotus too.And Sir Philotus too! Tim III.iv.6.1
Phil. PHILOTUS 
Good day at once.Good day at once.once, at (adv.)all together, jointly, collectivelyTim III.iv.6.2
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Welcome good Brother. / What do you thinke the houre?Welcome, good brother. What do you think the hour? Tim III.iv.7
Phil. PHILOTUS 
Labouring for Nine.Labouring for nine.labour for (v.)progress towards, approachTim III.iv.8
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
So much?So much? Tim III.iv.9.1
Phil. PHILOTUS 
Is not my Lord seene yet?Is not my lord seen yet? Tim III.iv.9.2
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Not yet.Not yet. Tim III.iv.9.3
Phil. PHILOTUS 
I wonder on't, he was wont to shine at seauen.I wonder on't. He was wont to shine at seven.wont (v.)be accustomed, used [to], be in the habit ofTim III.iv.10
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
I, but the dayes are waxt shorter with him:Ay, but the days are waxed shorter with him.wax (v.)
old form: waxt
grow, become, turn
Tim III.iv.11
You must consider, that a Prodigall courseYou must consider that a prodigal coursecourse (n.)course of action, way of proceedingTim III.iv.12
Is like the Sunnes, but not like his recouerable,Is like the sun's, but not, like his, recoverable. Tim III.iv.13
I feare:I fear Tim III.iv.14
'Tis deepest Winter in Lord Timons purse,'Tis deepest winter in Lord Timon's purse; Tim III.iv.15
that is: One may reach deepe enough, and yet That is, one may reach deep enough and yet Tim III.iv.16
finde little.Find little. Tim III.iv.17.1
Phil. PHILOTUS 
I am of your feare, for that.I am of your fear for that. Tim III.iv.17.2
Tit. TITUS 
Ile shew you how t'obserue a strange euent:I'll show you how t' observe a strange event.observe (v.)
old form: t'obserue
take notice of, interpret, examine scientifically
Tim III.iv.18
Your Lord sends now for Money?Your lord sends now for money? Tim III.iv.19.1
Hort. HORTENSIUS 
Most true, he doe's.Most true, he does. Tim III.iv.19.2
Tit. TITUS 
And he weares Iewels now of Timons guift,And he wears jewels now of Timon's gift, Tim III.iv.20
For which I waite for money.For which I wait for money. Tim III.iv.21
Hort. HORTENSIUS 
It is against my heart.It is against my heart. Tim III.iv.22
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Marke how strange it showes,Mark how strange it showsmark (v.)
old form: Marke
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
Tim III.iv.23
Timon in this, should pay more then he owes:Timon in this should pay more than he owes; Tim III.iv.24
And e'ne as if your Lord should weare rich Iewels,And e'en as if your lord should wear rich jewels Tim III.iv.25
And send for money for 'em.And send for money for 'em. Tim III.iv.26
Hort. HORTENSIUS 
I'me weary of this Charge, / The Gods can witnesse:I'm weary of this charge, the gods can witness;charge (n.)task, responsibility, dutyTim III.iv.27
I know my Lord hath spent of Timons wealth,I know my lord hath spent of Timon's wealth, Tim III.iv.28
And now Ingratitude, makes it worse then stealth.And now ingratitude makes it worse than stealth.stealth (n.)stealing, theftTim III.iv.29
Varro. FIRST VARRO'S SERVANT 
Yes, mine's three thousand Crownes: / What's yours?Yes, mine's three thousand crowns. What's yours?crown (n.)coin [usually showing a monarch's crown], English value: 5 shilllingsTim III.iv.30
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Fiue thousand mine.Five thousand mine. Tim III.iv.31
Varro. FIRST VARRO'S SERVANT 
'Tis much deepe, and it should seem by th'sum'Tis much deep; and it should seem by th' summuch (adv.)veryTim III.iv.32
deep (adj.)
old form: deepe
large, heavy, serious
Your Masters confidence was aboue mine,Your master's confidence was above mine, Tim III.iv.33
Else surely his had equall'd.Else surely his had equalled. Tim III.iv.34
Enter Flaminius.Enter Flaminius Tim III.iv.35
Tit. TITUS 
One of Lord Timons men.One of Lord Timon's men. Tim III.iv.35
Luc. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Flaminius? Sir, a word: Pray is myFlaminius? Sir, a word. Pray, is my Tim III.iv.36
Lord readie to come forth?lord ready to come forth? Tim III.iv.37
Flam. FLAMINIUS 
No, indeed he is not.No, indeed, he is not. Tim III.iv.38
Tit. TITUS 
We attend his Lordship: pray signifie so much.We attend his lordship. Pray signify so much.signify (v.)report, make known, declareTim III.iv.39
attend (v.)await, wait for, expect
Flam. FLAMINIUS 
I need not tell him that, he knowes you areI need not tell him that; he knows. You are Tim III.iv.40
too diligent.too diligent.diligent (adj.)assiduous, persistentTim III.iv.41
Exit Tim III.iv.41
Enter Steward in a Cloake, muffled.Enter Flavius in a cloak, muffled Tim III.iv.42
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Ha: is not that his Steward muffled so?Ha! Is not that his steward muffled so? Tim III.iv.42
He goes away in a Clowd: Call him, call him.He goes away in a cloud. Call him, call him.cloud (n.)
old form: Clowd
troubled expression, state of gloom
Tim III.iv.43
Tit. TITUS 
Do you heare, sir?Do you hear, sir? Tim III.iv.44
2.Varro. SECOND VARRO'S SERVANT 
By your leaue, sir.By your leave, sir. Tim III.iv.45
Stew. FLAVIUS 
What do ye aske of me, my Friend.What do ye ask of me, my friend? Tim III.iv.46
Tit. TITUS 
We waite for certaine Money heere, sir.We wait for certain money here, sir. Tim III.iv.47.1
Stew. FLAVIUS 
I,Ay, Tim III.iv.47.2
if Money were as certaine as your waiting,If money were as certain as your waiting, Tim III.iv.48
'Twere sure enough.'Twere sure enough.sure (adj.)certain, definite, reliableTim III.iv.49
Why then preferr'd you not your summes and BillesWhy then preferred you not your sums and billsprefer (v.)
old form: preferr'd
present, bring forward
Tim III.iv.50
When your false Masters eate of my Lords meat?When your false masters eat of my lord's meat?meat (n.)food, nourishmentTim III.iv.51
false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithful
Then they could smile, and fawne vpon his debts,Then they could smile and fawn upon his debts, Tim III.iv.52
And take downe th'Intrest into their glutt'nous Mawes.And take down th' interest into their glutt'nous maws.maw (n.)
old form: Mawes
belly, stomach; throat, gullet
Tim III.iv.53
take down (v.)
old form: downe
swallow, consume, ingest
You do your selues but wrong, to stirre me vp,You do yourselves but wrong to stir me up.stir up (v.)
old form: stirre vp
provoke, agitate, rouse
Tim III.iv.54
Let me passe quietly:Let me pass quietly. Tim III.iv.55
Beleeue't, my Lord and I haue made an end,Believe't, my lord and I have made an end; Tim III.iv.56
I haue no more to reckon, he to spend.I have no more to reckon, he to spend.reckon (v.)add up, keep count ofTim III.iv.57
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
I, but this answer will not serue.Ay, but this answer will not serve.serve (v.)
old form: serue
suffice, be enough, do [for]
Tim III.iv.58
Stew. FLAVIUS 
If't 'twill not serue, 'tis not so base as you,If 'twill not serve, 'tis not so base as you,base (adj.)dishonourable, low, unworthyTim III.iv.59
For you serue Knaues.For you serve knaves.knave (n.)
old form: Knaues
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
Tim III.iv.60
Exit Tim III.iv.60
1.Varro. FIRST VARRO'S SERVANT 
How? What does his casheer'dHow? What does his cashieredcashiered (adj.)
old form: casheer'd
dismissed, sacked, discarded
Tim III.iv.61
Worship mutter?worship mutter? Tim III.iv.62
2.Varro. SECOND VARRO'S SERVANT 
No matter what, hee's poore,No matter what. He's poor, Tim III.iv.63
and that's reuenge enough. Who can speake broader, thenand that's revenge enough. Who can speak broader thanbroad (adv.)plainly, candidly, freelyTim III.iv.64
hee that has no house to put his head in? Such may raylehe that has no house to put his head in? Such may railrail (v.)
old form: rayle
rant, rave, be abusive [about]
Tim III.iv.65
against great buildings.against great buildings. Tim III.iv.66
Enter Seruilius.Enter Servilius Tim III.iv.67
Tit. TITUS 
Oh heere's Seruilius: now wee shall know someO, here's Servilius. Now we shall know some Tim III.iv.67
answere.answer. Tim III.iv.68
Seru. SERVILIUS 
If I might beseech you Gentlemen, to repayreIf I might beseech you, gentlemen, to repairrepair (v.)
old form: repayre
come, go, make one's way
Tim III.iv.69
some other houre, I should deriue much from't. Forsome other hour, I should derive much from't. For, Tim III.iv.70
tak't of my soule, my Lord leanes wondrously to discontent:take't of my soul, my lord leans wondrously to discontent. Tim III.iv.71
His comfortable temper has forsooke him, he'sHis comfortable temper has forsook him. He'stemper (n.)frame of mind, temperament, dispositionTim III.iv.72
comfortable (adj.)cheerful, cheery, light-hearted
much out of health, and keepes his Chamber.much out of health and keeps his chamber.keep (v.)
old form: keepes
stay within, remain inside
Tim III.iv.73
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Many do keepe their Chambers, are not sicke:Many do keep their chambers are not sick. Tim III.iv.74
And if it be so farre beyond his health,And if it be so far beyond his health, Tim III.iv.75
Me thinkes he should the sooner pay his debts,Methinks he should the sooner pay his debts,methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: Me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
Tim III.iv.76
And make a cleere way to the Gods.And make a clear way to the gods. Tim III.iv.77.1
Seruil. SERVILIUS 
Good Gods.Good gods! Tim III.iv.77.2
Titus. TITUS 
We cannot take this for answer, sir.We cannot take this for an answer, sir. Tim III.iv.78
Flaminius FLAMINIUS  
within. (within) Tim III.iv.79
Seruilius helpe, my Lord, my Lord.Servilius, help! My lord, my lord! Tim III.iv.79
Enter Timon in a rage.Enter Timon, in a rage Tim III.iv.80.1
Tim. TIMON 
What, are my dores oppos'd against my passage?What, are my doors opposed against my passage?oppose (v.)
old form: oppos'd
place in opposition, set up as resistance
Tim III.iv.80
Haue I bin euer free, and must my houseHave I been ever free, and must my housefree (adj.)liberal, lavish, generousTim III.iv.81
Be my retentiue Enemy? My Gaole?Be my retentive enemy, my gaol?retentive (adj.)
old form: retentiue
confining, constraining, imprisoning
Tim III.iv.82
The place which I haue Feasted, does it nowThe place which I have feasted, does it now, Tim III.iv.83
(Like all Mankinde) shew me an Iron heart?Like all mankind, show me an iron heart? Tim III.iv.84
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Put in now Titus.Put in now, Titus.put in (v.)present a claim, put in a bidTim III.iv.85
Tit. TITUS 
My Lord, heere is my Bill.My lord, here is my bill. Tim III.iv.86
Luci. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Here's mine.Here's mine. Tim III.iv.87
1.Var. HORTENSIUS 
And mine, my Lord.And mine, my lord. Tim III.iv.88
2.Var. BOTH VARRO'S SERVANTS 
And ours, my Lord.And ours, my lord. Tim III.iv.89
Philo. PHILOTUS 
All our Billes.All our bills. Tim III.iv.90
Tim. TIMON 
Knocke me downe with 'em, cleaue mee to the Girdle.Knock me down with 'em; cleave me to the girdle.girdle (n.)waistTim III.iv.91
Luc. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Alas, my Lord.Alas, my lord –  Tim III.iv.92
Tim. TIMON 
Cut my heart in summes.Cut my heart in sums.sum (n.)
old form: summes
amount of money
Tim III.iv.93
Tit. TITUS 
Mine, fifty Talents.Mine, fifty talents. Tim III.iv.94
Tim. TIMON 
Tell out my blood.Tell out my blood.tell out (v.)count out, reckon upTim III.iv.95
Luc. LUCIUS'S SERVANT 
Fiue thousand Crownes, my Lord.Five thousand crowns, my lord. Tim III.iv.96
Tim. TIMON 
Fiue thousand drops payes that. / What yours? and yours?Five thousand drops pays that. What yours? And yours? Tim III.iv.97
1.Var. FIRST VARRO'S SERVANT 
My Lord.My lord –  Tim III.iv.98
2.Var. SECOND VARRO'S SERVANT 
My Lord.My lord –  Tim III.iv.99
Tim. TIMON 
Teare me, take me, and the Gods fall vpon you.Tear me, take me, and the gods fall upon you! Tim III.iv.100
Exit Timon.Exit Tim III.iv.100
Hort. HORTENSIUS 
Faith I perceiue our Masters may throweFaith, I perceive our masters may throw Tim III.iv.101
their caps at their money, these debts may well betheir caps at their money. These debts may well be Tim III.iv.102
call'd desperate ones, for a madman owes 'em. called desperate ones, for a madman owes 'em.desperate (adj.)despairing, hopeless, without hopeTim III.iv.103
Exeunt.Exeunt Tim III.iv.103
Enter Timon.Enter Timon and Flavius Tim III.iv.104
Timon. TIMON 
They haue e'ene put my breath from mee the slaues.They have e'en put my breath from me, the slaves. Tim III.iv.104
Creditors? Diuels.Creditors? Devils! Tim III.iv.105
Stew. FLAVIUS 
My deere Lord.My dear lord –  Tim III.iv.106
Tim. TIMON 
What if it should be so?What if it should be so? Tim III.iv.107
Stew. FLAVIUS 
My Lord.My lord –  Tim III.iv.108
Tim. TIMON 
Ile haue it so. My Steward?I'll have it so. My steward! Tim III.iv.109
Stew. FLAVIUS 
Heere my Lord.Here, my lord. Tim III.iv.110
Tim. TIMON 
So fitly? Go, bid all my Friends againe,So fitly! Go, bid all my friends again,fitly (adv.)at the right time, at a suitable momentTim III.iv.111
Lucius, Lucullus, and Sempronius Vllorxa: All,Lucius, Lucullus, and Sempronius – all. Tim III.iv.112
Ile once more feast the Rascals.I'll once more feast the rascals. Tim III.iv.113.1
Stew. FLAVIUS 
O my Lord,O my lord, Tim III.iv.113.2
you onely speake from your distracted soule;You only speak from your distracted soul;distracted (adj.)perplexed, confused, agitatedTim III.iv.114
there's not so much left to, furnish outThere is not so much left to furnish outfurnish out (v.)provide food for, supply the needs ofTim III.iv.115
a moderate Table.A moderate table. Tim III.iv.116.1
Tim. TIMON 
Be it not in thy care:Be't not in thy care.care (n.)responsibility, duty, matter of concernTim III.iv.116.2
Go I charge thee, inuite them all, let in the tideGo, I charge thee. Invite them all, let in the tidecharge (v.)order, command, enjoinTim III.iv.117
Of Knaues once more: my Cooke and Ile prouide. Of knaves once more. My cook and I'll provide.knave (n.)
old form: Knaues
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
Tim III.iv.118
ExeuntExeunt Tim III.iv.118
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