The Taming of the Shrew
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Enter Baptista, Vincentio, Gremio, Enter Baptista with Vincentio, Gremio with the TS V.ii.1.1
the Pedant, Lucentio, and Bianca. Tranio, Biondello Pedant, Lucentio with Bianca, Petruchio with TS V.ii.1.2
Grumio, and Widdow:Katherina, Hortensio with the Widow; followed by TS V.ii.1.3
The Seruingmen with TranioTranio, Biondello, and Grumio, with the Servingmen TS V.ii.1.4
bringing in a Banquet.bringing in a banquet TS V.ii.1.5
Luc. LUCENTIO 
At last, though long, our iarring notes agree,At last, though long, our jarring notes agree,agree (v.)become harmonious, be reconciledTS V.ii.1
banquet, banket (n.)refreshments, light meal, dessert
And time it is when raging warre is come,And time it is when raging war is done TS V.ii.2
To smile at scapes and perils ouerblowne:To smile at scapes and perils overblown.overblow (v.)
old form: ouerblowne
blow over, pass away, abate
TS V.ii.3
scape, 'scape (n.)escape
My faire Bianca bid my father welcome,My fair Bianca, bid my father welcome, TS V.ii.4
While I with selfesame kindnesse welcome thine:While I with self-same kindness welcome thine.kindness (n.)
old form: kindnesse
feelings of kinship
TS V.ii.5
Brother Petruchio, sister Katerina,Brother Petruchio, sister Katherina, TS V.ii.6
And thou Hortentio with thy louing Widdow:And thou, Hortensio, with thy loving widow, TS V.ii.7
Feast with the best, and welcome to my house,Feast with the best, and welcome to my house. TS V.ii.8
My Banket is to close our stomakes vpMy banquet is to close our stomachs upbanquet, banket (n.)refreshments, light meal, dessertTS V.ii.9
close up (v.)
old form: vp
finally satisfy, put the finishing touches to
stomach (n.)
old form: stomakes
appetite, desire [for food]
After our great good cheere: praie you sit downe,After our great good cheer. Pray you, sit down,cheer (n.)
old form: cheere
entertainment, fare, food and drink
TS V.ii.10
For now we sit to chat as well as eate.For now we sit to chat as well as eat. TS V.ii.11
They sit TS V.ii.12
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Nothing but sit and sit, and eate and eate.Nothing but sit and sit, and eat and eat! TS V.ii.12
Bap. BAPTISTA 
Padua affords this kindnesse, sonne Petruchio.Padua affords this kindness, son Petruchio.afford (v.)fulfil naturally, offer routinelyTS V.ii.13
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Padua affords nothing but what is kinde.Padua affords nothing but what is kind.afford (v.)have to offer, be capable of supplyingTS V.ii.14
kind (adj.)
old form: kinde
loving, affectionate, fond
Hor. HORTENSIO 
For both our sakes I would that word were true.For both our sakes I would that word were true. TS V.ii.15
Pet. PETRUCHIO 
Now for my life Hortentio feares his Widow.Now, for my life, Hortensio fears his widow. TS V.ii.16
Wid. WIDOW 
Then neuer trust me if I be affeard.Then never trust me if I be afeard.afeard (adj.)
old form: affeard
afraid, frightened, scared
TS V.ii.17
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
You are verie sencible, and yet you misse my sence:You are very sensible, and yet you miss my sense:sensible (adj.)
old form: sencible
endowed with good sense, perceptive, responsible
TS V.ii.18
I meane Hortentio is afeard of you.I mean Hortensio is afeard of you. TS V.ii.19
Wid. WIDOW 
He that is giddie thinks the world turns round.He that is giddy thinks the world turns round. TS V.ii.20
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Roundlie replied.Roundly replied.roundly (adv.)
old form: Roundlie
bluntly, outspokenly; or: fluently, glibly
TS V.ii.21.1
Kat. KATHERINA 
Mistris, how meane you that?Mistress, how mean you that? TS V.ii.21.2
Wid. WIDOW 
Thus I conceiue by him.Thus I conceive by him.conceive (v.)
old form: conceiue
understand, comprehend, follow
TS V.ii.22
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Conceiues by me, how likes Hortentio that?Conceives by me! How likes Hortensio that? TS V.ii.23
Hor. HORTENSIO 
My Widdow saies, thus she conceiues her tale.My widow says thus she conceives her tale.conceive (v.)
old form: conceiues
understand, comprehend, follow
TS V.ii.24
tale (n.)remark, statement, utterance
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Verie well mended: kisse him for that good Widdow.Very well mended. Kiss him for that, good widow.mend (v.)amend, improve, make better, put rightTS V.ii.25
Kat.KATHERINA 
He that is giddie thinkes the world turnes round,‘ He that is giddy thinks the world turns round ’ –  TS V.ii.26
I praie you tell me what you meant by that.I pray you tell me what you meant by that. TS V.ii.27
Wid. WIDOW 
Your housband being troubled with a shrew,Your husband, being troubled with a shrew, TS V.ii.28
Measures my husbands sorrow by his woe:Measures my husband's sorrow by his woe. TS V.ii.29
And now you know my meaning.And now you know my meaning, TS V.ii.30
Kate. KATHERINA 
A verie meane meaning.A very mean meaning.mean (adj.)
old form: meane
unworthy, insignificant, unimportant
TS V.ii.31.1
Wid. WIDOW 
Right, I meane you.Right, I mean you. TS V.ii.31.2
Kat. KATHERINA 
And I am meane indeede, respecting you.And I am mean, indeed, respecting you.mean (adj.)
old form: meane
average, moderate, middling
TS V.ii.32
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
To her Kate.To her, Kate! TS V.ii.33
Hor. HORTENSIO 
To her Widdow.To her, widow! TS V.ii.34
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
A hundred marks, my Kate does put her down.A hundred marks, my Kate does put her down.mark (n.)accounting unit in England (value: two-thirds of a pound)TS V.ii.35
Hor. HORTENSIO 
That's my officeThat's my office.office (n.)task, service, duty, responsibilityTS V.ii.36
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Spoke like an Officer: ha to the lad.Spoke like an officer – ha' to thee, lad. TS V.ii.37
Drinkes to Hortentio.He drinks to Hortensio TS V.ii.38
Bap. BAPTISTA 
How likes Gremio these quicke witted folkes?How likes Gremio these quick-witted folks? TS V.ii.38
Gre. GREMIO 
Beleeue me sir, they But together well.Believe me, sir, they butt together well. TS V.ii.39
Bian. BIANCA 
Head, and but an hastie witted bodie,Head and butt! An hasty-witted bodybody (n.)
old form: bodie
person, individual
TS V.ii.40
butt (n.)
old form: But
buttock, bottom
hasty-witted (adj.)
old form: hastie witted
quick-witted, quick-thinking
Would say your Head and But were head and horne.Would say your head and butt were head and horn. TS V.ii.41
Vin. VINCENTIO 
I Mistris Bride, hath that awakened you?Ay, mistress bride, hath that awakened you? TS V.ii.42
Bian. BIANCA 
I, but not frighted me, therefore Ile sleepe againe. Ay, but not frighted me, therefore I'll sleep again.fright (v.), past form frightedfrighten, scare, terrifyTS V.ii.43
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Nay that you shall not since you haue begun:Nay, that you shall not. Since you have begun, TS V.ii.44
Haue at you for a better iest or too.Have at you for a bitter jest or two.bitter (adj.)sharp, shrewd, keenTS V.ii.45
have at [someone]
old form: Haue
[said at the start of a fencing attack or other confrontation] I come at, let me at [a person]
Bian. BIANCA 
Am I your Bird, I meane to shift my bush,Am I your bird? I mean to shift my bush,bird (n.)object of prey, quarryTS V.ii.46
And then pursue me as you draw your Bow.And then pursue me as you draw your bow. TS V.ii.47
You are welcome all. You are welcome all. TS V.ii.48
Exit Bianca.Exeunt Bianca, Katherina, and Widow TS V.ii.48
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
She hath preuented me, here signior Tranio,She hath prevented me. Here, Signor Tranio,prevent (v.)
old form: preuented
take steps to thwart, avoid by prompt action
TS V.ii.49
This bird you aim'd at, though you hit her not,This bird you aimed at, though you hit her not –  TS V.ii.50
Therefore a health to all that shot and mist.Therefore a health to all that shot and missed. TS V.ii.51
Tri. TRANIO 
Oh sir, Lucentio slipt me like his Gray-hound,O sir, Lucentio slipped me like his greyhound,slip (v.)
old form: slipt
let go of, allow to leave, unleash
TS V.ii.52
Which runs himselfe, and catches for his Master.Which runs himself, and catches for his master. TS V.ii.53
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
A good swift simile, but something currish.A good swift simile, but something currish.currish (adj.)mean-spirited, snarling, quarrelsomeTS V.ii.54
something (adv.)somewhat, rather
swift (adj.)quick-witted, sharp, ready
Tra. TRANIO 
'Tis well sir that you hunted for your selfe:'Tis well, sir, that you hunted for yourself. TS V.ii.55
'Tis thought your Deere does hold you at a baie.'Tis thought your deer does hold you at a bay.bay (n.)
old form: baie
[hunting] last stand, point of capture
TS V.ii.56
Bap. BAPTISTA 
Oh, oh Petruchio, Tranio hits you now.O, O, Petruchio! Tranio hits you now. TS V.ii.57
Luc. LUCENTIO 
I thanke thee for that gird good Tranio.I thank thee for that gird, good Tranio.gird (n.)taunt, gibe, digTS V.ii.58
Hor. HORTENSIO 
Confesse, confesse, hath he not hit you here?Confess, confess, hath he not hit you here? TS V.ii.59
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
A has a little gald me I confesse:'A has a little galled me, I confess;gall (v.)
old form: gald
graze, scratch
TS V.ii.60
And as the Iest did glaunce awaie from me,And as the jest did glance away from me,glance away (v.)
old form: glaunce awaie
bounce off, ricochet off
TS V.ii.61
'Tis ten to one it maim'd you too out right.'Tis ten to one it maimed you two outright. TS V.ii.62
Bap. BAPTISTA 
Now in good sadnesse sonne Petruchio,Now, in good sadness, son Petruchio,sadness, in / in good
old form: sadnesse
in earnest, seriously
TS V.ii.63
I thinke thou hast the veriest shrew of all.I think thou hast the veriest shrew of all.very (adj.)[intensifying] thorough-going, absoluteTS V.ii.64
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Well, I say no: and therefore sir assurance,Well, I say no. And therefore for assuranceassurance (n.)security, certainty, confidenceTS V.ii.65
Let's each one send vnto his wife,Let's each one send unto his wife, TS V.ii.66
And he whose wife is most obedient,And he whose wife is most obedient, TS V.ii.67
To come at first when he doth send for her,To come at first when he doth send for her, TS V.ii.68
Shall win the wager which we will propose.Shall win the wager which we will propose. TS V.ii.69
Hort. HORTENSIO 
Content, what's the wager?Content. What's the wager?content (adj.)agreeable, willing, readyTS V.ii.70.1
Luc. LUCENTIO 
Twentie crownes.Twenty crowns.crown (n.)coin [usually showing a monarch's crown], English value: 5 shilllingsTS V.ii.70.2
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Twentie crownes,Twenty crowns? TS V.ii.71
Ile venture so much of my Hawke or Hound,I'll venture so much of my hawk or hound, TS V.ii.72
But twentie times so much vpon my Wife.But twenty times so much upon my wife. TS V.ii.73
Luc. LUCENTIO 
A hundred then.A hundred then. TS V.ii.74.1
Hor. HORTENSIO 
Content.Content. TS V.ii.74.2
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
A match, 'tis done.A match! 'Tis done. TS V.ii.74.3
Hor. HORTENSIO 
Who shall begin?Who shall begin? TS V.ii.75.1
Luc. LUCENTIO 
That will I.That will I. Biondello, TS V.ii.75.2
Goe Biondello, bid your Mistris come to me.Go bid your mistress come to me. TS V.ii.76.1
Bio. BIONDELLO 
Igoe. I go. TS V.ii.76.2
Exit.Exit TS V.ii.76
Bap. BAPTISTA 
Sonne, Ile be your halfe, Bianca comes.Son, I'll be your half Bianca comes.half, be one's
old form: halfe
go half-shares with one, share the stake with one
TS V.ii.77
Luc. LUCENTIO 
Ile haue no halues: Ile beare it all my selfe.I'll have no halves. I'll bear it all myself. TS V.ii.78
Enter Biondello.Enter Biondello TS V.ii.79
How now, what newes?How now, what news? TS V.ii.79.1
Bio. BIONDELLO 
Sir, my Mistris sends you wordSir, my mistress sends you word TS V.ii.79.2
That she is busie, and she cannot come.That she is busy and she cannot come. TS V.ii.80
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
How? she's busie, and she cannot come: How? She's busy, and she cannot come! TS V.ii.81
is that an answere?Is that an answer? TS V.ii.82.1
Gre. GREMIO 
I, and a kinde one too:Ay, and a kind one too. TS V.ii.82.2
Praie God sir your wife send you not a worse.Pray God, sir, your wife send you not a worse. TS V.ii.83
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
I hope better.I hope better. TS V.ii.84
Hor. HORTENSIO 
Sirra Biondello, goe and intreate my wife toSirrah Biondello, go and entreat my wife TS V.ii.85
come to me forthwith. To come to me forthwith. TS V.ii.86.1
Exit. Bion.Exit Biondello TS V.ii.86
Pet. PETRUCHIO 
Oh ho, intreate her, O ho, entreat her! TS V.ii.86.2
nay then shee must needes come.Nay, then she must needs come. TS V.ii.87.1
Hor. HORTENSIO 
I am affraid sir, I am afraid, sir, TS V.ii.87.2
doe what you can / Yours will not be entreated: Do what you can, yours will not be entreated. TS V.ii.88
Enter Biondello.Enter Biondello TS V.ii.89
Now, where's my wife?Now, where's my wife? TS V.ii.89
Bion. BIONDELLO 
She saies you haue some goodly Iest in hand,She says you have some goodly jest in hand. TS V.ii.90
She will not come: she bids you come to her.She will not come. She bids you come to her. TS V.ii.91
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Worse and worse, she will not come: / Oh vilde, Worse and worse, she will not come! O vile, TS V.ii.92
intollerable, not to be indur'd:Intolerable, not to be endured! TS V.ii.93
Sirra Grumio, goe to your Mistris,Sirrah Grumio, go to your mistress, TS V.ii.94
Say I command her come to me. Say I command her come to me. TS V.ii.95
Exit.Exit Grumio TS V.ii.95
Hor. HORTENSIO 
I know her answere.I know her answer. TS V.ii.96.1
Pet. PETRUCHIO 
What?What? TS V.ii.96.2
Hor.HORTENSIO 
She will not.She will not. TS V.ii.96.3
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
The fouler fortune mine, and there an end.The fouler fortune mine, and there an end.fortune (n.)chance, fate, [one's ] lotTS V.ii.97
Enter Katerina.Enter Katherinaholidam / holidame, by mywhat I hold holy; or: Our LadyTS V.ii.98
Bap. BAPTISTA 
Now by my hollidam here comes Katerina.Now, by my holidame, here comes Katherina. TS V.ii.98
Kat. KATHERINA 
What is your will sir, that you send for me?What is your will, sir, that you send for me? TS V.ii.99
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Where is your sister, and Hortensios wife?Where is your sister, and Hortensio's wife? TS V.ii.100
Kate. KATHERINA 
They sit conferring by the Parler fire.They sit conferring by the parlour fire.confer (v.)chat, talk together, gossipTS V.ii.101
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Goe fetch them hither, if they denie to come,Go fetch them hither. If they deny to come,deny (v.)
old form: denie
refuse, decline, scorn
TS V.ii.102
Swinge me them soundly forth vnto their husbands:Swinge me them soundly forth unto their husbands.swinge (v.)beat, thrash, flogTS V.ii.103
Away I say, and bring them hither straight.Away, I say, and bring them hither straight.straight (adv.)straightaway, immediately, at onceTS V.ii.104
Exit Katherina TS V.ii.104
Luc. LUCENTIO 
Here is a wonder, if you talke of a wonder.Here is a wonder, if you talk of a wonder.wonder (n.)miracle, prodigy, marvelTS V.ii.105
Hor. HORTENSIO 
And so it is: I wonder what it boads.And so it is. I wonder what it bodes.bode (v.)
old form: boads
forebode, portend, predict, augur
TS V.ii.106
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Marrie peace it boads, and loue, and quiet life,Marry, peace it bodes, and love, and quiet life,marry (int.)[exclamation] by MaryTS V.ii.107
An awfull rule, and right supremicie:And awful rule, and right supremacy,awful (adj.)
old form: awfull
awe-inspiring, worthy of respect
TS V.ii.108
right (adj.)correct [in opinion], right-minded
And to be short, what not, that's sweete and happie.And, to be short, what not that's sweet and happy. TS V.ii.109
Bap. BAPTISTA 
Now faire befall thee good Petruchio;Now fair befall thee, good Petruchio!befall (v.), past forms befallen, befellhappen to, come toTS V.ii.110
fair (n.)
old form: faire
fortune, happiness, favour
The wager thou hast won, and I will addeThe wager thou hast won, and I will add TS V.ii.111
Vnto their losses twentie thousand crownes,Unto their losses twenty thousand crowns –  TS V.ii.112
Another dowrie to another daughter,Another dowry to another daughter, TS V.ii.113
For she is chang'd as she had neuer bin.For she is changed, as she had never been. TS V.ii.114
Petr. PETRUCHIO 
Nay, I will win my wager better yet,Nay, I will win my wager better yet, TS V.ii.115
And show more signe of her obedience,And show more sign of her obedience, TS V.ii.116
Her new built vertue and obedience.Her new-built virtue and obedience. TS V.ii.117
Enter Kate, Bianca, and Widdow.Enter Katherina with Bianca and Widowfroward (adj.)perverse, obstinate, wilful, ungovernableTS V.ii.118
See where she comes, and brings your froward WiuesSee where she comes, and brings your froward wives TS V.ii.118
As prisoners to her womanlie perswasion:As prisoners to her womanly persuasion. TS V.ii.119
Katerine, that Cap of yours becomes you not,Katherine, that cap of yours becomes you not.become (v.)grace, honour, dignifyTS V.ii.120
Off with that bable, throw it vnderfoote.Off with that bauble, throw it under foot.bauble (n.)
old form: bable
piece of rubbish, worthless trifle
TS V.ii.121
She obeys TS V.ii.122
Wid. WIDOW 
Lord let me neuer haue a cause to sigh,Lord, let me never have a cause to sigh TS V.ii.122
Till I be brought to such a sillie passe.Till I be brought to such a silly pass!pass (n.)
old form: passe
predicament, juncture, critical point
TS V.ii.123
Bian. BIANCA 
Fie what a foolish dutie call you this?Fie! what a foolish duty call you this? TS V.ii.124
Luc. LUCENTIO 
I would your dutie were as foolish too:I would your duty were as foolish too! TS V.ii.125
The wisdome of your dutie faire Bianca,The wisdom of your duty, fair Bianca, TS V.ii.126
Hath cost me fiue hundred crownes since supper time.Hath cost me a hundred crowns since supper-time. TS V.ii.127
Bian. BIANCA 
The more foole you for laying on my dutie.The more fool you for laying on my duty.lay (v.)wager, stake, betTS V.ii.128
Pet. PETRUCHIO 
Katherine I charge thee tell these head-strong women, Katherine, I charge thee, tell these headstrong women TS V.ii.129
what dutie they doe owe their Lords and husbands.What duty they do owe their lords and husbands. TS V.ii.130
Wid. WIDOW 
Come, come, your mocking: we will haue no telling.Come, come, you're mocking. We will have no telling. TS V.ii.131
Pet. PETRUCHIO 
Come on I say, and first begin with her.Come on, I say, and first begin with her. TS V.ii.132
Wid. WIDOW 
She shall not.She shall not. TS V.ii.133
Pet. PETRUCHIO 
I say she shall, and first begin with her.I say she shall. And first begin with her. TS V.ii.134
Kate. KATHERINA 
Fie, fie, vnknit that thretaning vnkinde brow,Fie, fie, unknit that threatening unkind brow,brow (n.)appearance, aspect, countenanceTS V.ii.135
unkind (adj.)
old form: vnkinde
hostile, cruel, harsh
And dart not scornefull glances from those eies,And dart not scornful glances from those eyes TS V.ii.136
To wound thy Lord, thy King, thy Gouernour.To wound thy lord, thy king, thy governor. TS V.ii.137
It blots thy beautie, as frosts doe bite the Meads,It blots thy beauty as frosts do bite the meads,blot (n.)stain, disgrace, blemishTS V.ii.138
mead (n.)meadow
Confounds thy fame, as whirlewinds shake faire budds,Confounds thy fame as whirlwinds shake fair buds,confound (v.)destroy, overthrow, ruinTS V.ii.139
fame (n.)reputation, renown, character
And in no sence is meete or amiable.And in no sense is meet or amiable.meet (adj.)
old form: meete
fit, suitable, right, proper
TS V.ii.140
A woman mou'd, is like a fountaine troubled,A woman moved is like a fountain troubled,moved (adj.)
old form: mou'd
in a bad temper, angered, exasperated
TS V.ii.141
Muddie, ill seeming, thicke, bereft of beautie,Muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty,ill-seeming (adj.)
old form: ill seeming
of ugly appearance, unpleasant to look at
TS V.ii.142
thick (adj.)
old form: thicke
foul, nasty, dirty
And while it is so, none so dry or thirstieAnd while it is so, none so dry or thirsty TS V.ii.143
Will daigne to sip, or touch one drop of it.Will deign to sip or touch one drop of it. TS V.ii.144
Thy husband is thy Lord, thy life, thy keeper,Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, TS V.ii.145
Thy head, thy soueraigne: One that cares for thee,Thy head, thy sovereign; one that cares for thee, TS V.ii.146
And for thy maintenance. Commits his bodyAnd for thy maintenance; commits his body TS V.ii.147
To painfull labour, both by sea and land:To painful labour both by sea and land,painful (adj.)
old form: painfull
painstaking, diligent, laborious
TS V.ii.148
To watch the night in stormes, the day in cold,To watch the night in storms, the day in cold,watch (v.)stay awake, keep vigilTS V.ii.149
Whil'st thou ly'st warme at home, secure and safe,Whilst thou liest warm at home, secure and safe; TS V.ii.150
And craues no other tribute at thy hands,And craves no other tribute at thy handscrave (v.)
old form: craues
beg, entreat, request
TS V.ii.151
But loue, faire lookes, and true obedience;But love, fair looks, and true obedience –  TS V.ii.152
Too little payment for so great a debt.Too little payment for so great a debt. TS V.ii.153
Such dutie as the subiect owes the Prince,Such duty as the subject owes the prince, TS V.ii.154
Euen such a woman oweth to her husband:Even such a woman oweth to her husband. TS V.ii.155
And when she is froward, peeuish, sullen, sowre,And when she is froward, peevish, sullen, sour,froward (adj.)perverse, obstinate, wilful, ungovernableTS V.ii.156
And not obedient to his honest will,And not obedient to his honest will, TS V.ii.157
What is she but a foule contending Rebell,What is she but a foul contending rebelcontending (adj.)struggling, antagonistic, opposedTS V.ii.158
foul (adj.)
old form: foule
detestable, vile, loathsome
And gracelesse Traitor to her louing Lord?And graceless traitor to her loving lord?graceless (adj.)
old form: gracelesse
wicked, ungodly, immoral
TS V.ii.159
I am asham'd that women are so simple,I am ashamed that women are so simplesimple (adj.)foolish, silly, stupidTS V.ii.160
To offer warre, where they should kneele for peace:To offer war where they should kneel for peace,offer (v.)make, opt for, declareTS V.ii.161
Or seeke for rule, supremacie, and sway,Or seek for rule, supremacy, and sway,sway (n.)controlling influence, guiding power, directionTS V.ii.162
When they are bound to serue, loue, and obay.When they are bound to serve, love, and obey. TS V.ii.163
Why are our bodies soft, and weake, and smooth,Why are our bodies soft, and weak, and smooth, TS V.ii.164
Vnapt to toyle and trouble in the world,Unapt to toil and trouble in the world,unapt (adj.)
old form: Vnapt
unfit, not suited
TS V.ii.165
But that our soft conditions, and our harts,But that our soft conditions and our heartscondition (n.)disposition, temper, mood, characterTS V.ii.166
Should well agree with our externall parts?Should well agree with our external parts?part (n.)quality, attribute, gift, accomplishment [of mind or body]TS V.ii.167
Come, come, you froward and vnable wormes,Come, come, you froward and unable worms,froward (adj.)perverse, obstinate, wilful, ungovernableTS V.ii.168
unable (adj.)
old form: vnable
weak, feeble, impotent
My minde hath bin as bigge as one of yours,My mind hath been as big as one of yours,mind (n.)
old form: minde
inclination, desire, wish
TS V.ii.169
My heart as great, my reason haplie more,My heart as great, my reason haply more,haply (adv.)
old form: haplie
perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
TS V.ii.170
heart (n.)courage, spirit, valour
great (adj.)full of emotion
To bandie word for word, and frowne for frowne;To bandy word for word and frown for frown.bandy (v.)
old form: bandie
exchange, swap, send to and fro
TS V.ii.171
But now I see our Launces are but strawes:But now I see our lances are but straws, TS V.ii.172
Our strength as weake, our weakenesse past compare,Our strength as weak, our weakness past compare, TS V.ii.173
That seeming to be most, which we indeed least are.That seeming to be most which we indeed least are. TS V.ii.174
Then vale your stomackes, for it is no boote,Then vail your stomachs, for it is no boot,boot (n.)
old form: boote
good, advantage, profit
TS V.ii.175
stomach (n.)
old form: stomackes
pride, obstinacy, stubbornness
vail (v.)
old form: vale
lower, bow down, cast down [as in submission]
And place your hands below your husbands foote:And place your hands below your husband's foot. TS V.ii.176
In token of which dutie, if he please,In token of which duty, if he please, TS V.ii.177
My hand is readie, may it do him ease.My hand is ready, may it do him ease.ease (n.)comfort, relief, solaceTS V.ii.178
Pet. PETRUCHIO 
Why there's a wench: Come on, and kisse mee Kate.Why, there's a wench! Come on, and kiss me, Kate.wench (n.)girl, lassTS V.ii.179
Luc. LUCENTIO 
Well go thy waies olde Lad for thou shalt ha't.Well, go thy ways, old lad, for thou shalt ha't.ways, go thy / your
old form: waies
well done
TS V.ii.180
Vin. VINCENTIO 
Tis a good hearing, when children are toward.'Tis a good hearing when children are toward.hearing (n.)news, report, spectacleTS V.ii.181
toward (adj.)docile, compliant, obliging
Luc. LUCENTIO 
But a harsh hearing, when women are froward,But a harsh hearing when women are froward.froward (adj.)perverse, obstinate, wilful, ungovernableTS V.ii.182
Pet. PETRUCHIO 
Come Kate, weee'le to bed,Come, Kate, we'll to bed. TS V.ii.183
We three are married, but you two are sped.We three are married, but you two are sped.speed (v.)deal with, bring to an end, defeatTS V.ii.184
'Twas I wonne the wager, though you hit the white,(to Lucentio) 'Twas I won the wager, though you hit the white,white (n.)[archery] white ring at the centre of a targetTS V.ii.185
And being a winner, God giue you good night.And being a winner, God give you good night! TS V.ii.186
Exit PetruchioExeunt Petruchio and Katherina TS V.ii.186
Horten. HORTENSIO 
Now goe thy wayes, thou hast tam'd a curst Shrow.Now, go thy ways, thou hast tamed a curst shrew.curst (adj.)bad-tempered, quarrelsome, shrewish, crossTS V.ii.187
ways, go thy / your
old form: goe, wayes
well done
Luc.LUCENTIO 
Tis a wonder, by your leaue, she wil be tam'd so.'Tis a wonder, by your leave, she will be tamed so. TS V.ii.188
Exeunt TS V.ii.188
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