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Enter the two Tribunes, Sicinius, and Brutus,Enter the two Tribunes, Sicinius and Brutus, with the Cor IV.ii.1.1
with the Edile.Aedile Cor IV.ii.1.2
Sicin. SICINIUS 
Bid them all home, he's gone: & wee'l no further,Bid them all home. He's gone, and we'll no further. Cor IV.ii.1
The Nobility are vexed, whom we see haue sidedThe nobility are vexed, whom we see have sidedside (v.)take sides with, joinCor IV.ii.2
In his behalfe.In his behalf. Cor IV.ii.3.1
Brut. BRUTUS 
Now we haue shewne our power,Now we have shown our power,power (n.)exercise of power, authoritative actionCor IV.ii.3.2
Let vs seeme humbler after it is done,Let us seem humbler after it is done Cor IV.ii.4
Then when it was a dooing.Than when it was a-doing. Cor IV.ii.5.1
Sicin. SICINIUS 
Bid them home: Bid them home. Cor IV.ii.5.2
say their great enemy is gone, / And they, Say their great enemy is gone, and they Cor IV.ii.6
stand in their ancient strength.Stand in their ancient strength.ancient, aunchient (adj.)former, earlier, pastCor IV.ii.7.1
Brut. BRUTUS 
Dismisse them home. Dismiss them home. Cor IV.ii.7.2
Exit Aedile Cor IV.ii.7
Here comes his Mother.Here comes his mother. Cor IV.ii.8.1
Enter Volumnia, Virgilia, and Menenius.Enter Volumnia, Virgilia, and Menenius Cor IV.ii.8
Sicin. SICINIUS 
Let's not meet her.Let's not meet her. Cor IV.ii.8.2
Brut BRUTUS 
Why?Why? Cor IV.ii.8.3
Sicin. SICINIUS 
They say she's mad.They say she's mad.mad (adj.)wild, uncontrollable, excitable, high-spiritedCor IV.ii.9
Brut. BRUTUS 
They haue tane note of vs: keepe on your way.They have ta'en note of us. Keep on your way. Cor IV.ii.10
Volum. VOLUMNIA 
Oh y'are well met: / Th'hoorded plague a'th' Gods O, y'are well met. Th' hoarded plague o'th' gods Cor IV.ii.11
requit your loue.Requite your love!requite (v.), past forms requit, requited
old form: requit
reward, repay, recompense
Cor IV.ii.12.1
Menen. MENENIUS 
Peace, peace, be not so loud.Peace, peace, be not so loud. Cor IV.ii.12.2
Volum. VOLUMNIA 
If that I could for weeping, you should heare,If that I could for weeping, you should hear –  Cor IV.ii.13
Nay, and you shall heare some. Will you be gone?Nay, and you shall hear some. (To Brutus) Will you be gone? Cor IV.ii.14
Virg. VIRGILIA  
(To Sicinius) Cor IV.ii.15
You shall stay too: I would I had the powerYou shall stay too. I would I had the power Cor IV.ii.15
To say so to my Husband.To say so to my husband. Cor IV.ii.16.1
Sicin. SICINIUS 
Are you mankinde?Are you mankind?mankind (n.)
old form: mankinde
man-like woman, virago; or: mad, furious, infuriated
Cor IV.ii.16.2
Volum. VOLUMNIA 
I foole, is that a shame. Note but this Foole,Ay, fool, is that a shame? Note but this, fool: Cor IV.ii.17
Was not a man my Father? Had'st thou FoxshipWas not a man my father? Hadst thou foxshipfoxship (n.)[quality of a fox] low cunning, slyness, ingratitudeCor IV.ii.18
To banish him that strooke more blowes for RomeTo banish him that struck more blows for Rome Cor IV.ii.19
Then thou hast spoken words.Than thou hast spoken words? Cor IV.ii.20.1
Sicin. SICINIUS 
Oh blessed Heauens!O blessed heavens! Cor IV.ii.20.2
Volum. VOLUMNIA 
Moe Noble blowes, then euer yu wise words.More noble blows than ever thou wise words,mo, moe (adj.)more [in number]Cor IV.ii.21
And for Romes good, Ile tell thee what: yet goe:And for Rome's good. I'll tell thee what – yet go. Cor IV.ii.22
Nay but thou shalt stay too: I would my SonneNay, but thou shalt stay too. I would my son Cor IV.ii.23
Were in Arabia, and thy Tribe before him,Were in Arabia, and thy tribe before him,Arabia (n.)region of SW Asia, thought of as a desert areaCor IV.ii.24
His good Sword in his hand.His good sword in his hand. Cor IV.ii.25.1
Sicin. SICINIUS 
What then?What then? Cor IV.ii.25.2
Virg. VIRGILIA 
What then? What then! Cor IV.ii.25.3
Hee'ld make an end of thy posterityHe'd make an end of thy posterity. Cor IV.ii.26
Volum. VOLUMNIA 
Bastards, and all.Bastards and all. Cor IV.ii.27
Good man, the Wounds that he does beare for Rome!Good man, the wounds that he does bear for Rome! Cor IV.ii.28
Menen. MENENIUS 
Come, come, peace.Come, come, peace. Cor IV.ii.29
Sicin. SICINIUS 
I would he had continued to his CountryI would he had continued to his country Cor IV.ii.30
As he began, and not vnknit himselfeAs he began, and not unknit himselfunknit (v.)
old form: vnknit
untie, undo, unravel
Cor IV.ii.31
The Noble knot he made.The noble knot he made. Cor IV.ii.32.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
I would he had.I would he had. Cor IV.ii.32.2
Volum.VOLUMNIA 
I would he had? Twas you incenst the rable.‘ I would he had!’ 'Twas you incensed the rabble –  Cor IV.ii.33
Cats, that can iudge as fitly of his worth,Cats that can judge as fitly of his worthfitly (adv.)justly, fittingly, aptlyCor IV.ii.34
As I can of those Mysteries which heauenAs I can of those mysteries which heaven Cor IV.ii.35
Will not haue earth to know.Will not have earth to know. Cor IV.ii.36.1
Brut. BRUTUS 
Pray let's go.Pray, let's go. Cor IV.ii.36.2
Volum. VOLUMNIA 
Now pray sir get you gone.Now, pray, sir, get you gone. Cor IV.ii.37
You haue done a braue deede: Ere you go, heare this:You have done a brave deed. Ere you go, hear this:brave (adj.)
old form: braue
noble, worthy, excellent
Cor IV.ii.38
As farre as doth the Capitoll exceedeAs far as doth the Capitol exceedCapitol (n.)geographical and ceremonial centre of ancient Rome, the seat of governmentCor IV.ii.39
The meanest house in Rome; so farre my SonneThe meanest house in Rome, so far my son –  Cor IV.ii.40
This Ladies Husband heere; this (do you see)This lady's husband here, this, do you see? –  Cor IV.ii.41
Whom you haue banish'd, does exceed you all.Whom you have banished does exceed you all. Cor IV.ii.42
Bru. BRUTUS 
Well, well, wee'l leaue you.Well, well, we'll leave you. Cor IV.ii.43.1
Sicin. SICINIUS 
Why stay we to be baitedWhy stay we to be baitedbait (v.)harass, persecute, tormentCor IV.ii.43.2
With one that wants her Wits. With one that wants her wits? Cor IV.ii.44.1
Exit Tribunes. Exeunt Tribunes Cor IV.ii.44
Volum. VOLUMNIA 
Take my Prayers with you.Take my prayers with you. Cor IV.ii.44.2
I would the Gods had nothing else to do,I would the gods had nothing else to do Cor IV.ii.45
But to confirme my Cursses. Could I meete 'emBut to confirm my curses. Could I meet 'em Cor IV.ii.46
But once a day, it would vnclogge my heartBut once a day, it would unclog my heart Cor IV.ii.47
Of what lyes heauy too't.Of what lies heavy to't.heavy (adj.)
old form: heauy
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
Cor IV.ii.48.1
Mene. MENENIUS 
You haue told them home,You have told them home,home (adv.)bluntly, to the point, forthrightlyCor IV.ii.48.2
tell (v.)rebuke, admonish, reprove
And by my troth you haue cause: you'l Sup with me.And, by my troth, you have cause. You'll sup with me?sup (v.)have supperCor IV.ii.49
troth, by myby my truth [exclamation emphasizing an assertion]
Volum. VOLUMNIA 
Angers my Meate: I suppe vpon my selfe,Anger's my meat. I sup upon myself, Cor IV.ii.50
And so shall sterue with Feeding: Come, let's go,And so shall starve with feeding. (To Virgilia) Come, let's go. Cor IV.ii.51
Leaue this faint-puling, and lament as I do,Leave this faint puling and lament as I do,puling (n./adj.)whimpering, whining, complainingCor IV.ii.52
leave (v.)
old form: Leaue
cease, stop, give up
faint (adj.)feeble, half-hearted
In Anger, Iuno-like: Come, come, come. In anger, Juno-like. Come, come, come.Juno (n.)Roman supreme goddess, wife of Jupiter, associated with the Moon, childbirth, marriage, and female identityCor IV.ii.53
Exeunt Exeunt Volumnia and Virgilia Cor IV.ii.53
Mene. MENENIUS 
Fie, fie, fie. Fie, fie, fie. Cor IV.ii.54
Exit. Exit Cor IV.ii.54
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