Timon of Athens
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Trumpets sound. Enter Alcibiades with his PowersTrumpets sound. Enter Alcibiades with his Powers Tim V.iv.1.1
before Athens.before Athens Tim V.iv.1.2
Alc. ALCIBIADES 
Sound to this Coward, and lasciuious Towne,Sound to this coward and lascivious towncoward (adj.)cowardlyTim V.iv.1
power (n.)armed force, troops, host, army
sound (v.)inform with a call
Our terrible approach.Our terrible approach.terrible (adj.)terrifying, frightning, inspiring dreadTim V.iv.2
Sounds a Parly.The Trumpeter sounds a parley Tim V.iv.3.1
The Senators appeare vpon the wals.The Senators appear upon the walls Tim V.iv.3.2
Till now you haue gone on, and fill'd the timeTill now you have gone on and filled the time Tim V.iv.3
With all Licentious measure, making your willesWith all licentious measure, making your willsmeasure (n.)course of action, meansTim V.iv.4
The scope of Iustice. Till now, my selfe and suchThe scope of justice. Till now, myself, and suchscope (n.)range, reach, extentTim V.iv.5
As slept within the shadow of your powerAs stepped within the shadow of your power, Tim V.iv.6
Haue wander'd with our trauerst Armes, and breath'dHave wandered with our traversed arms, and breathedbreathe (v.)
old form: breath'd
speak, utter, talk
Tim V.iv.7
traversed (adj.)
old form: trauerst
placed crosswise, laid across the shoulders
Our sufferance vainly: Now the time is flush,Our sufferance vainly. Now the time is flush,sufferance (n.)distress, suffering, hardshipTim V.iv.8
flush (adj.)ripe, set, ready
When crouching Marrow in the bearer strongWhen crouching marrow in the bearer strongcrouching (adj.)submissive, cringing, docileTim V.iv.9
marrow (n.)spirit, courage, strength
Cries (of it selfe) no more: Now breathlesse wrong,Cries of itself ‘ No more.’ Now breathless wrong Tim V.iv.10
Shall sit and pant in your great Chaires of ease,Shall sit and pant in your great chairs of ease, Tim V.iv.11
And pursie Insolence shall breake his windeAnd pursy insolence shall break his windwind, break one's
old form: breake winde
gasp for breath, lose one's breath
Tim V.iv.12
pursy (adj.)
old form: pursie
short-winded, puffed out
With feare and horrid flight.With fear and horrid flight. Tim V.iv.13.1
1.Sen. FIRST SENATOR 
Noble, and young;Noble and young, Tim V.iv.13.2
When thy first greefes were but a meere conceit,When thy first griefs were but a mere conceit,conceit (n.)notion, idea, thoughtTim V.iv.14
mere (adj.)
old form: meere
complete, total, absolute, utter
grief (n.)
old form: greefes
grievance, complaint, hurt, injury
Ere thou had'st power, or we had cause of feare,Ere thou hadst power or we had cause of fear, Tim V.iv.15
We sent to thee, to giue thy rages Balme,We sent to thee, to give thy rages balm,balm (n.)
old form: Balme
soothing ointment, salve; soothing treatment
Tim V.iv.16
To wipe out our Ingratitude, with LouesTo wipe out our ingratitude with loves Tim V.iv.17
Aboue their quantitie.Above their quantity. Tim V.iv.18.1
2 SECOND SENATOR 
So did we wooeSo did we woo Tim V.iv.18.2
Transformed Timon, to our Citties loueTransformed Timon to our city's love Tim V.iv.19
By humble Message, and by promist meanes:By humble message and by promised means.mean (n.)
old form: meanes
(plural) resources, wherewithal, wealth
Tim V.iv.20
We were not all vnkinde, nor all deserueWe were not all unkind, nor all deserve Tim V.iv.21
The common stroke of warre.The common stroke of war.common (adj.)indiscriminate, general, affecting everyoneTim V.iv.22.1
1 FIRST SENATOR 
These walles of ours,These walls of ours Tim V.iv.22.2
Were not erected by their hands, from whomWere not erected by their hands from whom Tim V.iv.23
You haue receyu'd your greefe: Nor are they such,You have received your grief; nor are they suchgrief (n.)
old form: greefe
grievance, complaint, hurt, injury
Tim V.iv.24
That these great Towres, Trophees, & Schools shold fallThat these great towers, trophies, and schools should falltrophy (n.)
old form: Trophees
memorial, monument
Tim V.iv.25
school (n.)public building, institution
For priuate faults in them.For private faults in them.private (adj.)
old form: priuate
personal, individual, particular
Tim V.iv.26.1
2 SECOND SENATOR 
Nor are they liuingNor are they living Tim V.iv.26.2
Who were the motiues that you first went out,Who were the motives that you first went out;motive (n.)
old form: motiues
cause, mover, instigator
Tim V.iv.27
(Shame that they wanted, cunning in excesse)Shame, that they wanted cunning, in excesscunning (n.)knowledge, awareness, discernmentTim V.iv.28
Hath broke their hearts. March, Noble Lord,Hath broke their hearts. March, noble lord, Tim V.iv.29
Into our City with thy Banners spred,Into our city with thy banners spread. Tim V.iv.30
By decimation and a tythed death;By decimation and a tithed death – decimation (n.)killing one in every ten personsTim V.iv.31
tithed (adj.)
old form: tythed
of one person in ten
If thy Reuenges hunger for that FoodIf thy revenges hunger for that food Tim V.iv.32
Which Nature loathes, take thou the destin'd tenth,Which nature loathes – take thou the destined tenth, Tim V.iv.33
And by the hazard of the spotted dye,And by the hazard of the spotted diedie (n.)
old form: dye
one of a pair of dice
Tim V.iv.34
hazard (n.)[gambling] chance, fortune; throw [of dice]
Let dye the spotted.Let die the spotted.spotted (adj.)person deemed guilty, one marked out for deathTim V.iv.35.1
1 FIRST SENATOR 
All haue not offended:All have not offended. Tim V.iv.35.2
For those that were, it is not square to takeFor those that were, it is not square to take,square (adj.)right, fair, justTim V.iv.36
On those that are, Reuenge: Crimes, like LandsOn those that are, revenges. Crimes like lands Tim V.iv.37
Are not inherited, then deere Countryman,Are not inherited. Then, dear countryman, Tim V.iv.38
Bring in thy rankes, but leaue without thy rage,Bring in thy ranks, but leave without thy rage.without (adv.)externally, on the outsideTim V.iv.39
rank (n.)
old form: rankes
(plural) troops, forces, army
Spare thy Athenian Cradle, and those KinSpare thy Athenian cradle and those kincradle (n.)birthplace, homeTim V.iv.40
Which in the bluster of thy wrath must fallWhich, in the bluster of thy wrath, must fallbluster (n.)storm, tempest, rough blastTim V.iv.41
With those that haue offended, like a Shepheard,With those that have offended. Like a shepherd Tim V.iv.42
Approach the Fold, and cull th'infected forth,Approach the fold and cull th' infected forth, Tim V.iv.43
But kill not altogether.But kill not all together. Tim V.iv.44.1
2 SECOND SENATOR 
What thou wilt,What thou wilt, Tim V.iv.44.2
Thou rather shalt inforce it with thy smile,Thou rather shalt enforce it with thy smileenforce (v.)
old form: inforce
gain by force, exact
Tim V.iv.45
Then hew too't, with thy Sword.Than hew to't with thy sword. Tim V.iv.46.1
1 FIRST SENATOR  
Set but thy footSet but thy foot Tim V.iv.46.2
Against our rampyr'd gates, and they shall ope:Against our rampired gates and they shall ope,ope (v.)openTim V.iv.47
rampired (adj.)
old form: rampyr'd
fortifed by ramps of earth, strengthened against attack
So thou wilt send thy gentle heart before,So thou wilt send thy gentle heart before,gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, nobleTim V.iv.48
To say thou't enter Friendly.To say thou'lt enter friendly. Tim V.iv.49.1
2 SECOND SENATOR 
Throw thy Gloue,Throw thy glove, Tim V.iv.49.2
Or any Token of thine Honour else,Or any token of thine honour else,token (n.)sign, evidence, markTim V.iv.50
That thou wilt vse the warres as thy redresse,That thou wilt use the wars as thy redress Tim V.iv.51
And not as our Confusion: All thy PowersAnd not as our confusion, all thy powersconfusion (n.)destruction, overthrow, ruinTim V.iv.52
power (n.)armed force, troops, host, army
Shall make their harbour in our Towne, till weeShall make their harbour in our town till weharbour (n.)shelter, refuge, safe lodgingTim V.iv.53
Haue seal'd thy full desire.Have sealed thy full desire.seal (v.)
old form: seal'd
accomplish, carry out, fulfil
Tim V.iv.54.1
Alc. ALCIBIADES 
Then there's my Gloue,Then there's my glove. Tim V.iv.54.2
Defend and open your vncharged Ports,Descend, and open your uncharged ports.port (n.)portal, entrance, gatewayTim V.iv.55
uncharged (adj.)
old form: vncharged
unattacked, unassailed
Those Enemies of Timons, and mine owneThose enemies of Timon's, and mine own, Tim V.iv.56
Whom you your selues shall set out for reproofe,Whom you yourselves shall set out for reproof,set out (v.)pick out, send forthTim V.iv.57
reproof (n.)
old form: reproofe
shame, disgrace, reproach
Fall and no more; and to attone your fearesFall, and no more. And, to atone your fearsatone (v.)
old form: attone
appease, allay, assuage
Tim V.iv.58
With my more Noble meaning, not a manWith my more noble meaning, not a manmeaning (n.)design, intention, purposeTim V.iv.59
Shall passe his quarter, or offend the streameShall pass his quarter, or offend the streampass (v.)
old form: passe
move outside, go beyond
Tim V.iv.60
quarter (n.)quarters, lodging, residence
Of Regular Iustice in your Citties bounds,Of regular justice in your city's bounds,bound (n.)territory, region, domainTim V.iv.61
regular (adj.)established, prescribed, constituted
But shall be remedied to your publique LawesBut shall be remanded to your public lawsremand (v.)refer, send back, hand overTim V.iv.62
remedy (v.)hand over for remedy, send for correction
At heauiest answer.At heaviest answer.answer (n.)accountability, responsibility, liability, penaltyTim V.iv.63.1
heavy (adj.)
old form: heauiest
grave, serious, weighty
Both. BOTH SENATORS 
'Tis most Nobly spoken.'Tis most nobly spoken. Tim V.iv.63.2
Alc. ALCIBIADES 
Descend, and keepe your words.Descend, and keep your words. Tim V.iv.64
The Senators descend Tim V.iv.65.1
Enter a Messenger .Enter Soldier Tim V.iv.65.2
Mes. SOLDIER 
My Noble Generall, Timon is dead,My noble general, Timon is dead, Tim V.iv.65
Entomb'd vpon the very hemme o'th'Sea,Entombed upon the very hem o'th' sea;entomb (v.)
old form: Entomb'd
lay in a tomb, bury, inter
Tim V.iv.66
hem (n.)
old form: hemme
edge, margin, shore
And on his Grauestone, this Insculpture whichAnd on his grave-stone this insculpture whichinsculpture (n.)inscription, engravingTim V.iv.67
With wax I brought away: whose soft ImpressionWith wax I brought away, whose soft impression Tim V.iv.68
Interprets for my poore ignorance.Interprets for my poor ignorance. Tim V.iv.69
Alcibiades ALCIBIADES  
reades the Epitaph. (reading the epitaph)corse (n.)
old form: Coarse
corpse, dead body
Tim V.iv.70
Heere lies a wretched Coarse, of wretched Soule bereft,Here lies a wretched corse, of wretched soul bereft. Tim V.iv.70
Seek not my name: A Plague consume you, wicked Caitifs left:Seek not my name. A plague consume you wicked caitiffs left!caitiff (n.)
old form: Caitifs
[sympathetic or contemptuous] miserable wretch, wretched creature
Tim V.iv.71
Heere lye I Timon, who aliue, all liuing men did hate,Here lie I Timon, who alive all living men did hate. Tim V.iv.72
Passe by, and curse thy fill, but passe and stay not here thy gate.Pass by and curse thy fill, but pass, and stay not here thy gait.stay (v.)linger, tarry, delayTim V.iv.73
gait (n.)
old form: gate
proceedings, course, doings, steps
These well expresse in thee thy latter spirits:These well express in thee thy latter spirits.spirit (n.)(plural) sentiments, faculties, traits of characterTim V.iv.74
latter (adj.)recent, of one's later days
Though thou abhorrd'st in vs our humane griefes,Though thou abhorredst in us our human griefs,abhor (v.)
old form: abhorrd'st
loathe, abominate, regard with disgust
Tim V.iv.75
grief (n.)
old form: griefes
pain, torment, distress
Scornd'st our Braines flow, and those our droplets, whichScornedst our brains' flow and those our droplets whichflow (n.)flowingTim V.iv.76
From niggard Nature fall; yet Rich ConceitFrom niggard nature fall, yet rich conceitconceit (n.)understanding, intelligence, apprehensionTim V.iv.77
conceit (n.)imagination, fancy, wit
nature (n.)human nature
niggard (adj.)miserly, parsimonious, sparing
rich (adj.)high, noble, great
Taught thee to make vast Neptune weepe for ayeTaught thee to make vast Neptune weep for ayeNeptuneRoman water-god, chiefly associated with the sea and sea-weatherTim V.iv.78
aye (adv.)always, ever, for eternity
On thy low Graue, on faults forgiuen. DeadOn thy low grave, on faults forgiven. Dead Tim V.iv.79
Is Noble Timon, of whose MemorieIs noble Timon, of whose memory Tim V.iv.80
Heereafter more. Bring me into your Citie,Hereafter more. Bring me into your city, Tim V.iv.81
And I will vse the Oliue, with my Sword:And I will use the olive with my sword,olive (n.)
old form: Oliue
olive-branch [symbol of peace]
Tim V.iv.82
Make war breed peace; make peace stint war, make eachMake war breed peace, make peace stint war, make eachstint (v.)limit, hold back, restrainTim V.iv.83
Prescribe to other, as each others Leach.Prescribe to other, as each other's leech.leech (n.)
old form: Leach
physician, healer
Tim V.iv.84
Let our Drummes strike. Let our drums strike.strike (v.)beat, sound, strike upTim V.iv.85
Exeunt.Exeunt Tim V.iv.85
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