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Enter Rosalind, and Cellia.Enter Rosalind and Celiacoz (n.)[abbreviation of] cousinAYL I.ii.1.1
Cel. CELIA 
I pray thee Rosalind, sweet my Coz, be merry.I pray thee, Rosalind, sweet my coz, be merry. AYL I.ii.1
Ros. ROSALIND 
Deere Cellia; I show more mirth then I am Dear Celia, I show more mirth than I am AYL I.ii.2
mistresse of, and would you yet were merrier: vnlesse mistress of, and would you yet were merrier. Unless AYL I.ii.3
you could teach me to forget a banished father, you you could teach me to forget a banished father, you AYL I.ii.4
must not learne mee how to remember any extraordinary must not learn me how to remember any extraordinarylearn (v.)
old form: learne
teach, instruct [not a regional dialect usage as in modern English]
AYL I.ii.5
pleasure.pleasure. AYL I.ii.6
Cel. CELIA 
Heerein I see thou lou'st mee not with the full waight Herein I see thou lovest me not with the full weight AYL I.ii.7
that I loue thee; if my Vncle thy banished father had that I love thee. If my uncle, thy banished father, had AYL I.ii.8
banished thy Vncle the Duke my Father, so thou hadst banished thy uncle, the Duke my father, so thou hadst AYL I.ii.9
beene still with mee, I could haue taught my loue to take been still with me, I could have taught my love to takestill (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyAYL I.ii.10
thy father for mine; so wouldst thou, if the truth of thy father for mine; so wouldst thou, if the truth of AYL I.ii.11
thy loue to me were so righteously temper'd, as mine is thy love to me were so righteously tempered as mine istemper (v.)
old form: temper'd
blend, mix, concoct, compound
AYL I.ii.12
righteously (adv.)rightly, correctly, truly
to thee.to thee. AYL I.ii.13
Ros.ROSALIND 
Well, I will forget the condition of my estate,Well, I will forget the condition of my estate,estate (n.)state, situation, circumstancesAYL I.ii.14
to reioyce in yours.to rejoice in yours. AYL I.ii.15
Cel. CELIA 
You know my Father hath no childe, but I, nor none You know my father hath no child but I, nor none AYL I.ii.16
is like to haue; and truely when he dies, thou shalt be his is like to have; and truly, when he dies, thou shalt be hislike (adv.)likely, probable / probablyAYL I.ii.17
heire; for what hee hath taken away from thy father perforce, heir: for what he hath taken away from thy father perforce,perforce (adv.)forcibly, by force, violentlyAYL I.ii.18
I will render thee againe in affection: by mine I will render thee again in affection, by minerender (v.)give back [to], return [to]AYL I.ii.19
honor I will, and when I breake that oath, let mee turne honour I will, and when I break that oath, let me turnoath (n.)promise, undertakingAYL I.ii.20
monster: therefore my sweet Rose, my deare Rose,monster. Therefore, my sweet Rose, my dear Rose, AYL I.ii.21
be merry.be merry. AYL I.ii.22
Ros. ROSALIND 
From henceforth I will Coz, and deuise sports:From henceforth I will, coz, and devise sports.sport (n.)recreation, amusement, entertainmentAYL I.ii.23
henceforth, fromfrom now on, from this time forth
let me see, what thinke you of falling in Loue?Let me see – what think you of falling in love? AYL I.ii.24
Cel. CELIA 
Marry I prethee doe, to make sport withall: but loue Marry, I prithee do, to make sport withal; but lovesport (n.)subject of sportAYL I.ii.25
marry (int.)[exclamation] by Mary
no man in good earnest, nor no further in sport neyther, no man in good earnest, nor no further in sport neither,good (adj.)[intensifying use] real, genuineAYL I.ii.26
then with safety of a pure blush, thou maist in honor than with safety of a pure blush thou mayst in honour AYL I.ii.27
come off againe.come off again.come off (v.)escape, get awayAYL I.ii.28
Ros. ROSALIND 
What shall be our sport then?What shall be our sport then? AYL I.ii.29
Cel. CELIA 
Let vs sit and mocke the good houswife Fortune Let us sit and mock the good housewife FortuneFortune (n.)Roman goddess, shown as a woman at a spinning wheel, or controlling a rudder, and as blindAYL I.ii.30
from her wheele, that her gifts may henceforth beefrom her wheel, that her gifts may henceforth behenceforth (adv.)from now on, from this time forthAYL I.ii.31
bestowed equally.bestowed equally. AYL I.ii.32
Ros. ROSALIND 
I would wee could doe so: for her benefits areI would we could do so; for her benefits are AYL I.ii.33
mightily misplaced, and the bountifull blinde woman doth mightily misplaced, and the bountiful blind woman doth AYL I.ii.34
most mistake in her gifts to women.most mistake in her gifts to women. AYL I.ii.35
Cel. CELIA 
'Tis true, for those that she makes faire, she scarce'Tis true, for those that she makes fair she scarce AYL I.ii.36
makes honest, & those that she makes honest, she makes honest, and those that she makes honest shehonest (adj.)chaste, pure, virtuousAYL I.ii.37
makes very illfauouredly.makes very ill-favouredly.ill-favouredly (adv.)
old form: illfauouredly
with plain features, unattractively
AYL I.ii.38
Ros. ROSALIND 
Nay now thou goest from Fortunes office Nay, now thou goest from Fortune's officeoffice (n.)role, position, place, functionAYL I.ii.39
to Natures: Fortune reignes in gifts of the world, not in to Nature's: Fortune reigns in gifts of the world, not in AYL I.ii.40
the lineaments of Nature.the lineaments of Nature.lineament (n.)line, feature, characteristic, attributeAYL I.ii.41
Enter Clowne.Enter Touchstone AYL I.ii.42
Cel. CELIA 
No; when Nature hath made a faire creature, may No; when Nature hath made a fair creature, may AYL I.ii.42
she not by Fortune fall into the fire? though natureshe not by Fortune fall into the fire? Though Nature AYL I.ii.43
hath giuen vs wit to flout at Fortune, hath not Fortunehath given us wit to flout at Fortune, hath not Fortuneflout at (v.)mock, jeer, scoffAYL I.ii.44
wit (n.)intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
sent in this foole to cut off the argument?sent in this fool to cut off the argument? AYL I.ii.45
Ros. ROSALIND 
Indeed there is fortune too hard for nature, Indeed, there is Fortune too hard for Nature, AYL I.ii.46
when fortune makes natures naturall, the cutter off of when Fortune makes Nature's natural the cutter-off ofnatural (n.)
old form: naturall
congenital idiot, half-wit, fool
AYL I.ii.47
natures witte.Nature's wit. AYL I.ii.48
Cel. CELIA 
Peraduenture this is not Fortunes work neither,Peradventure this is not Fortune's work neither,peradventure (adv.)
old form: Peraduenture
perhaps, maybe, very likely
AYL I.ii.49
but Natures, who perceiueth our naturall wits too dullbut Nature's, who perceiveth our natural wits too dull AYL I.ii.50
to reason of such goddesses, hath sent this Naturall to reason of such goddesses and hath sent this naturalnatural (n.)
old form: naturall
congenital idiot, half-wit, fool
AYL I.ii.51
for our whetstone. for alwaies the dulnesse of the foole, isfor our whetstone: for always the dullness of of the fool iswhetstone (n.)shaped stone used for sharpening [whetting] toolsAYL I.ii.52
the whetstone of the wits. How now Witte, whetherthe whetstone of the wits. How now, wit, whitherwit (n.)lively person, sharp-minded individualAYL I.ii.53
wander you?wander you? AYL I.ii.54
Clow. TOUCHSTONE 
Mistresse, you must come away to your Mistress, you must come away to your AYL I.ii.55
farher.father. AYL I.ii.56
Cel. CELIA 
Were you made the messenger?Were you made the messenger?messenger (n.)pursuivant, officerAYL I.ii.57
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
No by mine honor, but I was bid to No, by mine honour, but I was bid tobid (v.), past form badecommand, order, enjoin, tellAYL I.ii.58
come for youcome for you. AYL I.ii.59
Ros. ROSALIND 
Where learned you that oath foole?Where learned you that oath, fool? AYL I.ii.60
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Of a certaine Knight, that swore by his Of a certain knight that swore by his AYL I.ii.61
Honour they were good Pan-cakes, and swore by his honour they were good pancakes and swore by his AYL I.ii.62
Honor the Mustard was naught: Now Ile stand to it, honour the mustard was naught: now I'll stand to itnaught, nought (adj.)worthless, useless, of no valueAYL I.ii.63
stand to it (v.)swear to it, insist upon it
the Pancakes were naught, and the Mustard was good, the pancakes were naught and the mustard was good, AYL I.ii.64
and yet was not the Knight forsworne.and yet was not the knight forsworn.forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore
old form: forsworne
swear falsely, perjure [oneself], break one's word
AYL I.ii.65
Cel. CELIA 
How proue you that in the great heape of yourHow prove you that, in the great heap of your AYL I.ii.66
knowledge?knowledge? AYL I.ii.67
Ros. ROSALIND 
I marry, now vnmuzzle your wisedome.Ay, marry, now unmuzzle your wisdom.marry (int.)[exclamation] by MaryAYL I.ii.68
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Stand you both forth now: stroke your Stand you both forth now: stroke yourforth (adv.)forwardAYL I.ii.69
chinnes, and sweare by your beards that I am a knaue.chins and swear by your beards that I am a knave.knave (n.)
old form: knaue
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
AYL I.ii.70
Cel. CELIA 
By our beards (if we had them) thou art.By our beards – if we had them – thou art. AYL I.ii.71
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
By my knauerie (if I had it) then I were: By my knavery – if I had it – then I were;knavery (n.)
old form: knauerie
roguish trick, rouguery, trickery
AYL I.ii.72
but if you sweare by that that is not, you are not forsworn: but if you swear by that that is not, you are not forsworn:forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forsworeswear falsely, perjure [oneself], break one's wordAYL I.ii.73
no more was this knight swearing by his Honor, for no more was this knight, swearing by his honour, for AYL I.ii.74
he neuer had anie; or if he had, he had sworne it away, he never had any; or if he had, he had sworn it away AYL I.ii.75
before euer he saw those Pancakes, or that Mustard.before ever he saw those pancakes or that mustard. AYL I.ii.76
Cel. CELIA 
Prethee, who is't that thou means't?Prithee, who is't that thou meanest? AYL I.ii.77
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
One that old Fredericke your Father loues.One that old Frederick, your father, loves. AYL I.ii.78
Ros. CELIA 
My Fathers loue is enough to honor him enough;My father's love is enough to honour him enough. AYL I.ii.79
speake no more of him, you'l be whipt for taxation Speak no more of him; you'll be whipped for taxationtaxation (n.)criticism, censure, slanderAYL I.ii.80
one of these daies.one of these days. AYL I.ii.81
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
The more pittie that fooles may not speak The more pity that fools may not speak AYL I.ii.82
wisely, what Wisemen do foolishly.wisely what wise men do foolishly. AYL I.ii.83
Cel. CELIA 
By my troth thou saiest true: For, since the littleBy my troth, thou sayest true: for since the littletroth, by myby my truth [exclamation emphasizing an assertion]AYL I.ii.84
wit that fooles haue was silenced, the little foolerie thatwit that fools have was silenced, the little foolery thatwit (n.)intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental abilityAYL I.ii.85
wise men haue makes a great shew; Heere comes Monsieur wise men have makes a great show. Here comes Monsieur AYL I.ii.86
the Beu.the Beu. AYL I.ii.87
Enter le Beau.Enter Le Beau AYL I.ii.88
Ros. ROSALIND 
With his mouth full of newes.With his mouth full of news. AYL I.ii.88
Cel. CELIA 
Which he will put on vs, as Pigeons feed theirWhich he will put on us, as pigeons feed theirput (v.)force, press, thrustAYL I.ii.89
young.young. AYL I.ii.90
Ros. ROSALIND 
Then shal we be newes-cram'd.Then shall we be news-crammed. AYL I.ii.91
Cel. CELIA 
All the better: we shalbe the more Marketable.All the better: we shall be the more marketable. AYL I.ii.92
Boon-iour Monsieur le Beu, what's the newes?Bon jour, Monsieur Le Beau, what's the news? AYL I.ii.93
Le Ben. LE BEAU 
Faire Princesse, you haue lost much good sport.Fair princess, you have lost much good sport.sport (n.)recreation, amusement, entertainmentAYL I.ii.94
Cel. CELIA 
Sport: of what colour?Sport? Of what colour?colour (n.)type, kind, natureAYL I.ii.95
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
What colour Madame? How shall I aunswer you?What colour, madam? How shall I answer you? AYL I.ii.96
Ros. ROSALIND 
As wit and fortune will.As wit and fortune will.wit (n.)intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental abilityAYL I.ii.97
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Or as the destinies decrees.Or as the Destinies decrees. AYL I.ii.98
Cel. CELIA 
Well said, that was laid on with a trowell.Well said, that was laid on with a trowel. AYL I.ii.99
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Nay, if I keepe not my ranke.Nay, if I keep not my rank –  AYL I.ii.100
Ros. ROSALIND 
Thou loosest thy old smell.Thou losest thy old smell. AYL I.ii.101
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
You amaze me Ladies: I would haue told you of You amaze me, ladies. I would have told you ofamaze (v.)confuse, perplex, bewilderAYL I.ii.102
good wrastling, which you haue lost the sight of.good wrestling, which you have lost the sight of. AYL I.ii.103
Ros. ROSALIND 
Yet tell vs the manner of the Wrastling.Yet tell us the manner of the wrestling. AYL I.ii.104
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
I wil tell you the beginning: and if it pleaseI will tell you the beginning; and, if it please AYL I.ii.105
your Ladiships, you may see the end, for the best is yetyour ladyships, you may see the end, for the best is yet AYL I.ii.106
to doe, and heere where you are, they are comming toto do, and here, where you are, they are coming to AYL I.ii.107
performe it.perform it. AYL I.ii.108
Cel. CELIA 
Well, the beginning that is dead and buried.Well, the beginning that is dead and buried. AYL I.ii.109
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
There comes an old man, and his three sons.There comes an old man and his three sons –  AYL I.ii.110
Cel. CELIA 
I could match this beginning with an old tale.I could match this beginning with an old tale. AYL I.ii.111
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
Three proper yong men, of excellent growthThree proper young men, of excellent growthproper (adj.)good-looking, handsome, comelyAYL I.ii.112
and presence.and presence –  AYL I.ii.113
Ros. ROSALIND 
With bils on their neckes: Be it knowne vntoWith bills on their necks: ‘Be it known untobill (n.)
old form: bils
notice, label, proclamation, placard
AYL I.ii.114
all men by these presents.all men by these presents'.present (n.)written documentAYL I.ii.115
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
The eldest of the three, wrastled with CharlesThe eldest of the three wrestled with Charles, AYL I.ii.116
the Dukes Wrastler, which Charles in a moment threwthe Duke's wrestler, which Charles in a moment threw AYL I.ii.117
him, and broke three of his ribbes, that there is little hope him, and broke three of his ribs, that there is little hope AYL I.ii.118
of life in him: So he seru'd the second, and so thethird: of life in him. So he served the second, and so the third. AYL I.ii.119
yonder they lie, the poore old man their Father, making Yonder they lie, the poor old man their father making AYL I.ii.120
such pittiful dole ouer them, that all the beholders take such pitiful dole over them that all the beholders takedole (n.)grief, sorrow, sadnessAYL I.ii.121
his part with weeping.his part with weeping. AYL I.ii.122
Ros. ROSALIND 
Alas.Alas! AYL I.ii.123
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
But what is the sport Monsieur, that the But what is the sport, Monsieur, that the AYL I.ii.124
Ladies haue lost?ladies have lost? AYL I.ii.125
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
Why this that I speake of.Why, this that I speak of. AYL I.ii.126
Clo. TOUCHSTONE 
Thus men may grow wiser euery day. It is Thus men may grow wiser every day. It is AYL I.ii.127
the first time that euer I heard breaking of ribbes was sportthe first time that ever I heard breaking of ribs was sport AYL I.ii.128
for Ladies.for ladies. AYL I.ii.129
Cel. CELIA 
Or I, I promise thee.Or I, I promise thee. AYL I.ii.130
Ros. ROSALIND 
But is there any else longs to see this brokenBut is there any else longs to see this brokenbroken (adj.)arranged for different groups of instrumentsAYL I.ii.131
Musicke in his sides? Is there yet another doates vponmusic in his sides? Is there yet another dotes upondote on / upon (v.)
old form: doates vpon
be infatuated with, idolize
AYL I.ii.132
rib-breaking? Shall we see this wrastling Cosin?rib-breaking? Shall we see this wrestling, cousin? AYL I.ii.133
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
You must if you stay heere, for heere is the place You must if you stay here, for here is the place AYL I.ii.134
appointed for the wrastling, and they are ready to performe appointed for the wrestling, and they are ready to perform AYL I.ii.135
it.it. AYL I.ii.136
Cel. CELIA 
Yonder sure they are comming. Let vs now stayYonder, sure, they are coming. Let us now stay AYL I.ii.137
and see it.and see it. AYL I.ii.138
Flourish. Enter Duke, Lords, Orlando, Flourish. Enter Duke Frederick, Lords, Orlando, AYL I.ii.139.1
Charles, and Attendants.Charles, and attendants AYL I.ii.139.2
Duke. DUKE 
Come on, since the youth will not be intreated / His Come on. Since the youth will not be entreated, hisentreat, intreat (v.)
old form: intreated
persuade, prevail upon
AYL I.ii.139
owne perill on his forwardnesse.own peril on his forwardness.forwardness (adj.)
old form: forwardnesse
rashness, boldness, over-eagerness
AYL I.ii.140
Ros. ROSALIND 
Is yonder the man??Is yonder the man? AYL I.ii.141
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
Euen he, Madam.Even he, madam. AYL I.ii.142
Cel. CELIA 
Alas, he is too yong: yet he looks successefullyAlas, he is too young; yet he looks successfully.successfully (adv.)
old form: successefully
likely to succeed
AYL I.ii.143
Du. DUKE 
How now daughter, and Cousin: / Are you crept How now, daughter and cousin? Are you crept AYL I.ii.144
hither to see the wrastling?hither to see the wrestling? AYL I.ii.145
Ros. ROSALIND 
I my Liege, so please you giue vs leaue.Ay, my liege, so please you give us leave.liege (n.)lord, sovereignAYL I.ii.146
Du. DUKE 
You wil take little delight in it, I can tell you there You will take little delight in it, I can tell you, there AYL I.ii.147
is such oddes in the man: In pitie of the challengers is such odds in the man. In pity of the challenger'sodds (n. plural)
old form: oddes
superiority, advantage, edge
AYL I.ii.148
youth, I would faine disswade him, but he will not bee youth I would fain dissuade him, but he will not befain (adv.)
old form: faine
gladly, willingly
AYL I.ii.149
entreated. Speake to him Ladies, see if you can mooue him.entreated. Speak to him, ladies, see if you can move him.entreat, intreat (v.)persuade, prevail uponAYL I.ii.150
Cel. CELIA 
Call him hether good Monsieuer Le Beu.Call him hither, good Monsieur Le Beau. AYL I.ii.151
Duke. DUKE 
Do so: Ile not be by.Do so: I'll not be by. AYL I.ii.152
He stands aside AYL I.ii.153
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
Monsieur the Challenger, the Princesse cals for Monsieur the challenger, the princess calls for AYL I.ii.153
you.you. AYL I.ii.154
Orl. ORLANDO 
I attend them with all respect and dutie.I attend them with all respect and duty.attend (v.)serve, follow, wait [on/upon]AYL I.ii.155
Ros. ROSALIND 
Young man, haue you challeng'd Charles theYoung man, have you challenged Charles the AYL I.ii.156
Wrastler?wrestler? AYL I.ii.157
Orl. ORLANDO 
No faire Princesse: he is the generall challenger,No, fair Princess. He is the general challenger; AYL I.ii.158
I come but in as others do, to try with him the strengthI come but in as others do, to try with him the strengthtry (v.)contest, decide, fight outAYL I.ii.159
of my youth.of my youth. AYL I.ii.160
Cel. CELIA 
Yong Gentleman, your spirits are too bold forYoung gentleman, your spirits are too bold for AYL I.ii.161
your yeares: you haue seene cruell proofe of this mansyour years. You have seen cruel proof of this man's AYL I.ii.162
strength, if you saw your selfe with your eies, or knewstrength; if you saw yourself with your eyes, or knew AYL I.ii.163
your selfe with your iudgment, the feare of your aduenture yourself with your judgement, the fear of your adventure AYL I.ii.164
would counsel you to a more equall enterprise. We pray would counsel you to a more equal enterprise. We prayequal (adj.)
old form: equall
fair, equitable, evenhanded
AYL I.ii.165
counsel (v.)advise, urge
you for your owne sake to embrace your own safetie, and you for your own sake to embrace your own safety, and AYL I.ii.166
giue ouer this attempt.give over this attempt. AYL I.ii.167
Ros. ROSALIND 
Do yong Sir, your reputation shall not thereforeDo, young sir, your reputation shall not therefore AYL I.ii.168
be misprised: we wil make it our suite to the Duke, be misprized: we will make it our suit to the Dukemisprize (v.)
old form: misprised
despise, undervalue, scorn
AYL I.ii.169
suit (n.)formal request, entreaty, petition
that the wrastling might not go forward.that the wrestling might not go forward. AYL I.ii.170
Orl. ORLANDO 
I beseech you, punish mee not with your hardeI beseech you, punish me not with your hard AYL I.ii.171
thoughts, wherein I confesse me much guiltie to denie so thoughts, wherein I confess me much guilty to deny so AYL I.ii.172
faire and excellent Ladies anie thing. But let your faire eies, fair and excellent ladies anything. But let your fair eyes AYL I.ii.173
and gentle wishes go with mee to my triall; wherein if I bee and gentle wishes go with me to my trial: wherein if I begentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kindAYL I.ii.174
foil'd, there is but one sham'd that was neuer gracious: foiled, there is but one shamed that was never gracious;gracious (adj.)in favour, enjoying grace, esteemedAYL I.ii.175
if kil'd, but one dead that is willing to be so: I shall doif killed, but one dead that is willing to be so. I shall do AYL I.ii.176
my friends no wrong, for I haue none to lament me: the my friends no wrong, for I have none to lament me; the AYL I.ii.177
world no iniurie, for in it I haue nothing: onely in the world no injury, for in it I have nothing: only in the AYL I.ii.178
world I fil vp a place, which may bee better supplied, world I fill up a place which may be better supplied AYL I.ii.179
when I haue made it emptie.when I have made it empty. AYL I.ii.180
Ros. ROSALIND 
The little strength that I haue, I would it wereThe little strength that I have, I would it were AYL I.ii.181
with you.with you. AYL I.ii.182
Cel. CELIA 
And mine to eeke out hers.And mine, to eke out hers.eke, eke out (v.)
old form: eeke
add to, increase, supplement
AYL I.ii.183
Ros. ROSALIND 
Fare you well: praie heauen I be deceiu'd in Fare you well. Pray heaven, I be deceived indeceive (v.)
old form: deceiu'd
delude, mislead, take in
AYL I.ii.184
fare ... well (int.)goodbye [to an individual]
you.you! AYL I.ii.185
Cel. CELIA 
Your hearts desires be with you.Your heart's desires be with you! AYL I.ii.186
Char. CHARLES 
Come, where is this yong gallant, that is soCome, where is this young gallant that is sogallant (n.)fine gentleman, man of fashionAYL I.ii.187
desirous to lie with his mother earth?desirous to lie with his mother earth? AYL I.ii.188
Orl. ORLANDO 
Readie Sir, but his will hath in it a more Ready, sir, but his will hath in it a more AYL I.ii.189
modest working.modest working.working (n.)aim, endeavour, performanceAYL I.ii.190
Duk. DUKE 
You shall trie but one fall.You shall try but one fall.try (v.)
old form: trie
contest, decide, fight out
AYL I.ii.191
Cha. CHARLES 
No, I warrant your Grace you shall not entreatNo, I warrant your grace, you shall not entreatwarrant (v.)assure, promise, guarantee, confirmAYL I.ii.192
him to a second, that haue so mightilie perswaded himhim to a second, that have so mightily persuaded him AYL I.ii.193
from a first.from a first. AYL I.ii.194
Orl. ORLANDO 
You meane to mocke me after: you should notYou mean to mock me after; you should not AYL I.ii.195
haue mockt me before: but come your waies.have mocked me before. But come your ways!ways, come thy / your
old form: waies
come along
AYL I.ii.196
Ros. ROSALIND 
Now Hercules, be thy speede yong man.Now Hercules be thy speed, young man!speed (n.)
old form: speede
assistance, aid, protector
AYL I.ii.197
Hercules (n.)[Roman form of Heracles] proverbial for his mythical physical strength and miraculous achievements
Cel. CELIA 
I would I were inuisible, to catch the strong fellow I would I were invisible, to catch the strong fellow AYL I.ii.198
by the legge. by the leg. AYL I.ii.199
Wrastle.Orlando and Charles wrestle AYL I.ii.200
Ros. ROSALIND 
Oh excellent yong man.O excellent young man! AYL I.ii.200
Cel. CELIA 
If I had a thunderbolt in mine eie, I can tell whoIf I had a thunderbolt in mine eye, I can tell who AYL I.ii.201
should downe. should down. AYL I.ii.202
Shout.A shout as Charles is thrown AYL I.ii.203
Duk. DUKE  
(coming forward) AYL I.ii.203
No more, no more. No more, no more. AYL I.ii.203
Orl. ORLANDO 
Yes I beseech your Grace, I am not yet wellYes, I beseech your grace, I am not yet well AYL I.ii.204
breath'd.breathed.breathed (adv.)
old form: breath'd
exercised, extended, exerted
AYL I.ii.205
Duk. DUKE 
How do'st thou Charles?How dost thou, Charles? AYL I.ii.206
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
He cannot speake my Lord.He cannot speak, my lord. AYL I.ii.207
Duk. DUKE 
Beare him awaie:Bear him away. AYL I.ii.208
Attendants carry Charles off AYL I.ii.209
What is thy name yong man?What is thy name, young man? AYL I.ii.209
Orl. ORLANDO 
Orlando my Liege, the yongest sonne of Sir Orlando, my liege; the youngest son of Sir AYL I.ii.210
Roland de Boys.Rowland de Boys. AYL I.ii.211
Duk. DUKE 
I would thou hadst beene son to some man else,I would thou hadst been son to some man else. AYL I.ii.212
The world esteem'd thy father honourable,The world esteemed thy father honourable, AYL I.ii.213
But I did finde him still mine enemie:But I did find him still mine enemy.still (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyAYL I.ii.214
Thou should'st haue better pleas'd me with this deede,Thou shouldst have better pleased me with this deed AYL I.ii.215
Hadst thou descended from another house:Hadst thou descended from another house. AYL I.ii.216
But fare thee well, thou art a gallant youth,But fare thee well, thou art a gallant youth; AYL I.ii.217
I would thou had'st told me of another Father.I would thou hadst told me of another father. AYL I.ii.218
Exit Duke.Exit Duke, with Lords, Le Beau, and Touchstone AYL I.ii.218
Cel. CELIA 
Were I my Father (Coze) would I do this?Were I my father, coz, would I do this? AYL I.ii.219
Orl. ORLANDO 
I am more proud to be Sir Rolands sonne,I am more proud to be Sir Rowland's son, AYL I.ii.220
His yongest sonne, and would not change that callingHis youngest son, and would not change that callingcalling (n.)name, designationAYL I.ii.221
To be adopted heire to Fredricke.To be adopted heir to Frederick. AYL I.ii.222
Ros. ROSALIND 
My Father lou'd Sir Roland as his soule,My father loved Sir Rowland as his soul, AYL I.ii.223
And all the world was of my Fathers minde,And all the world was of my father's mind. AYL I.ii.224
Had I before knowne this yong man his sonne,Had I before known this young man his son, AYL I.ii.225
I should haue giuen him teares vnto entreaties,I should have given him tears unto entreaties AYL I.ii.226
Ere he should thus haue ventur'd.Ere he should thus have ventured. AYL I.ii.227.1
Cel. CELIA 
Gentle Cosen,Gentle cousin,gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, nobleAYL I.ii.227.2
Let vs goe thanke him, and encourage him:Let us go thank him, and encourage him. AYL I.ii.228
My Fathers rough and enuious dispositionMy father's rough and envious dispositionenvious (adj.)
old form: enuious
malicious, spiteful, vindictive, full of enmity
AYL I.ii.229
Sticks me at heart: Sir, you haue well deseru'd,Sticks me at heart. – Sir, you have well deserved.stick (v.)pierce, stab, woundAYL I.ii.230
If you doe keepe your promises in loue;If you do keep your promises in love AYL I.ii.231
But iustly as you haue exceeded all promise,But justly as you have exceeded all promise,justly (adv.)
old form: iustly
exactly, precisely, closely
AYL I.ii.232
Your Mistris shall be happie.Your mistress shall be happy. AYL I.ii.233.1
Ros. ROSALIND  
(taking a chain from her neck) AYL I.ii.233
Gentleman,Gentleman, AYL I.ii.233.2
Weare this for me: one out of suites with fortuneWear this for me – one out of suits with fortune,suits, out of
old form: suites
out of favour
AYL I.ii.234
That could giue more, but that her hand lacks meanes.That could give more but that her hand lacks means. AYL I.ii.235
Shall we goe Coze?(to Celia) Shall we go, coz? AYL I.ii.236
Cel. CELIA 
I: fare you well faire Gentleman.Ay. Fare you well, fair gentleman. AYL I.ii.237
Rosalind and Celia begin to withdraw AYL I.ii.238
Orl. ORLANDO 
Can I not say, I thanke you? My better partsCan I not say ‘ I thank you ’? My better parts AYL I.ii.238
Are all throwne downe, and that which here stands vpAre all thrown down, and that which here stands up AYL I.ii.239
Is but a quintine, a meere liuelesse blocke.Is but a quintain, a mere lifeless block.quintain (n.)
old form: quintine
heavy post used as a mark for tilting practice
AYL I.ii.240
liveless (adj.)
old form: liuelesse
spelling variant of ‘lifeless’
mere (adv.)
old form: meere
totally, absolutely
Ros. ROSALIND 
He cals vs back: my pride fell with my fortunes,He calls us back. My pride fell with my fortunes: AYL I.ii.241
Ile aske him what he would: Did you call Sir?I'll ask him what he would. – Did you call, sir?will (v.), past form woulddesire, wish, wantAYL I.ii.242
Sir, you haue wrastled well, and ouerthrowneSir, you have wrestled well, and overthrown AYL I.ii.243
More then your enemies.More than your enemies. AYL I.ii.244.1
Cel. CELIA 
Will you goe Coze?Will you go, coz? AYL I.ii.244.2
Ros.ROSALIND 
Haue with you: fare you well. Have with you. (To Orlando) Fare you well.have with youI'll join you, I'll be with youAYL I.ii.245
Exit.Exeunt Rosalind and Celia AYL I.ii.245.1
Orl. ORLANDO 
What passion hangs these waights vpõ my toong?What passion hangs these weights upon my tongue?passion (n.)powerful feeling, overpowering emotion [often opposed to ‘reason’]AYL I.ii.246
I cannot speake to her, yet she vrg'd conference.I cannot speak to her, yet she urged conference.conference (n.)conversation, talk, discourseAYL I.ii.247
Enter Le Beu.Enter Le Beau AYL I.ii.248
O poore Orlando! thou art ouerthrowneO poor Orlando, thou art overthrown! AYL I.ii.248
Or Charles, or something weaker masters thee.Or Charles or something weaker masters thee. AYL I.ii.249
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
Good Sir, I do in friendship counsaile youGood sir, I do in friendship counsel youcounsel (v.)
old form: counsaile
advise, urge
AYL I.ii.250
To leaue this place; Albeit you haue deseru'dTo leave this place. Albeit you have deserved AYL I.ii.251
High commendation, true applause, and loue;High commendation, true applause, and love, AYL I.ii.252
Yet such is now the Dukes condition,Yet such is now the Duke's condition,condition (n.)disposition, temper, mood, characterAYL I.ii.253
That he misconsters all that you haue done:That he misconsters all that you have done.misconster (v.)misconstrue, misinterpret, take wronglyAYL I.ii.254
The Duke is humorous, what he is indeedeThe Duke is humorous – what he is, indeed,humorous (adj.)capricious, moody, temperamentalAYL I.ii.255
More suites you to conceiue, then I to speake of.More suits you to conceive than I to speak of.conceive (v.)
old form: conceiue
understand, comprehend, follow
AYL I.ii.256
Orl. ORLANDO 
I thanke you Sir; and pray you tell me this,I thank you, sir; and pray you tell me this, AYL I.ii.257
Which of the two was daughter of the Duke,Which of the two was daughter of the Duke AYL I.ii.258
That here was at the Wrastling?That here was at the wrestling? AYL I.ii.259
Le Beu. LE BEAU 
Neither his daughter, if we iudge by manners,Neither his daughter, if we judge by manners, AYL I.ii.260
But yet indeede the taller is his daughter,But yet indeed the taller is his daughter; AYL I.ii.261
The other is daughter to the banish'd Duke,The other is daughter to the banished Duke, AYL I.ii.262
And here detain'd by her vsurping VncleAnd here detained by her usurping uncle AYL I.ii.263
To keepe his daughter companie, whose louesTo keep his daughter company, whose loves AYL I.ii.264
Are deerer then the naturall bond of Sisters:Are dearer than the natural bond of sisters. AYL I.ii.265
But I can tell you, that of late this DukeBut I can tell you that of late this Duke AYL I.ii.266
Hath tane displeasure 'gainst his gentle Neece,Hath ta'en displeasure 'gainst his gentle niece,gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, nobleAYL I.ii.267
Grounded vpon no other argument,Grounded upon no other argumentargument (n.)cause, reason [for a dispute]AYL I.ii.268
But that the people praise her for her vertues,But that the people praise her for her virtues AYL I.ii.269
And pittie her, for her good Fathers sake;And pity her for her good father's sake; AYL I.ii.270
And on my life his malice 'gainst the LadyAnd, on my life, his malice 'gainst the lady AYL I.ii.271
Will sodainly breake forth: Sir, fare you well,Will suddenly break forth. Sir, fare you well; AYL I.ii.272
Hereafter in a better world then this,Hereafter, in a better world than this, AYL I.ii.273
I shall desire more loue and knowledge of you.I shall desire more love and knowledge of you. AYL I.ii.274
Orl. ORLANDO 
I rest much bounden to you: fare you well.I rest much bounden to you: fare you well.rest (v.)remain, stay, standAYL I.ii.275
bounden (v.)indebted, obliged, grateful
Exit Le Beau AYL I.ii.275
Thus must I from the smoake into the smother,Thus must I from the smoke into the smother,smother (n.)suffocating smokeAYL I.ii.276
From tyrant Duke, vnto a tyrant Brother.From tyrant Duke unto a tyrant brother. AYL I.ii.277
But heauenly Rosaline. But heavenly Rosalind! AYL I.ii.278
ExitExit AYL I.ii.278
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