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Enter Tullus Auffidius, with Attendants.Enter Tullus Aufidius, with Attendants Cor
Go tell the Lords a'th' City, I am heere:Go tell the lords o'th' city I am here. Cor
Deliuer them this Paper: hauing read it,Deliver them this paper. Having read it, Cor
Bid them repayre to th' Market place, where IBid them repair to th' market-place, where I,repair (v.)
old form: repayre
come, go, make one's way
Euen in theirs, and in the Commons earesEven in theirs and in the commons' ears, Cor
Will vouch the truth of it. Him I accuse:Will vouch the truth of it. Him I accuse Cor
The City Ports by this hath enter'd, andThe city ports by this hath entered andport (n.)portal, entrance, gatewayCor
Intends t'appeare before the People, hopingIntends t' appear before the people, hoping Cor
To purge himselfe with words. Dispatch.To purge himself with words. Dispatch.dispatch, despatch (v.)deal with promptly, settle, get [something] done quicklyCor
Exeunt Attendants Cor V.iii.8
Enter 3 or 4 Conspirators of Auffidius Faction.Enter three or four Conspirators of Aufidius's faction Cor
Most Welcome.Most welcome! Cor
How is it with our Generall?How is it with our general? Cor
Euen so,Even so Cor
as with a man by his owne Almes impoyson'd,As with a man by his own alms empoisonedempoison (v.)
old form: impoyson'd
give poison, destroy by poison
and with his Charity slaine.And with his charity slain. Cor
Most Noble Sir,Most noble sir, Cor
If you do hold the same intent / WhereinIf you do hold the same intent whereinintent (n.)intention, purpose, aimCor
you wisht vs parties: Wee'l deliuer youYou wished us parties, we'll deliver youparty (n.)participant, accessory, supporterCor
Of your great danger.Of your great danger. Cor
Sir, I cannot tell,Sir, I cannot tell. Cor
We must proceed as we do finde the People.We must proceed as we do find the people. Cor
The People will remaine vncertaine, whil'stThe people will remain uncertain whilst Cor
'Twixt you there's difference: but the fall of either'Twixt you there's difference. But the fall of eitherdifference (n.)quarrel, disagreement, disputeCor
Makes the Suruiuor heyre of all.Makes the survivor heir of all. Cor
know it:I know it, Cor
And my pretext to strike at him, admitsAnd my pretext to strike at him admitsadmit (v.)permit, allow, grantCor
A good construction. I rais'd him, and I pawn'dA good construction. I raised him, and I pawnedconstruction (n.)interpretation, reading, explanationCor
Mine Honor for his truth: who being so heighten'd,Mine honour for his truth; who being so heightened,heightened (adj.)
old form: heighten'd
exalted, elevated, raised up
truth (n.)loyalty, allegiance, faithfulness
He watered his new Plants with dewes of Flattery,He watered his new plants with dews of flattery, Cor
Seducing so my Friends: and to this end,Seducing so my friends. And, to this end Cor
He bow'd his Nature, neuer knowne before,He bowed his nature, never known beforebow (v.)
old form: bow'd
make to bend, cause to bend
But to be rough, vnswayable, and free.But to be rough, unswayable and (adj.)frank, undisguised, openCor
Sir, his stoutnesseSir, his stoutnessstoutness (n.)
old form: stoutnesse
obstinacy, stubbornness, intractability
When he did stand for Consull, which he lostWhen he did stand for consul, which he lost Cor
By lacke of stooping.By lack of stooping –  Cor
That I would haue spoke of:That I would have spoke of. Cor
Being banish'd for't, he came vnto my Harth,Being banished for't, he came unto my hearth, Cor
Presented to my knife his Throat: I tooke him,Presented to my knife his throat. I took him, Cor
Made him ioynt-seruant with me: Gaue him wayMade him joint-servant with me, gave him way Cor
In all his owne desires: Nay, let him chooseIn all his own desires; nay, let him choose Cor
Out of my Files, his proiects, to accomplishOut of my files, his projects to accomplish,file (n.)rank of soldiers, formationCor
My best and freshest men, seru'd his designementsMy best and freshest men; served his designmentsdesignment (n.)
old form: designements
undertaking, enterprise, design
In mine owne person: holpe to reape the FameIn mine own person; holp to reap the fame Cor
Which he did end all his; and tooke some prideWhich he did end all his, and took some prideend (v.)[harvesting] gather in, bring inCor
To do my selfe this wrong: Till at the lastTo do myself this wrong. Till at the last Cor
I seem'd his Follower, not Partner; andI seemed his follower, not partner; and Cor
He wadg'd me with his Countenance, as ifHe waged me with his countenance as ifcountenance (n.)favour, patronage, approvalCor
wage (v.)
old form: wadg'd
pay, recompense, reward
I had bin Mercenary.I had been mercenary. Cor
So he did my Lord:So he did, my lord; Cor
The Army marueyl'd at it, and in the last,The army marvelled at it. And, in the last, Cor
When he had carried Rome, and that we look'dWhen we had carried Rome and that we lookedcarry (v.)secure, obtain, gainCor
For no lesse Spoile, then Glory.For no less spoil than glory –  Cor
There was it:There was it, Cor
For which my sinewes shall be stretcht vpon him,For which my sinews shall be stretched upon him.sinew (n.)
old form: sinewes
stretch (v.)
old form: stretcht
strain to the utmost, maximally exert
At a few drops of Womens rhewme, which areAt a few drops of women's rheum, which arerheum (n.)
old form: rhewme
As cheape as Lies; he sold the Blood and LabourAs cheap as lies, he sold the blood and labour Cor
Of our great Action; therefore shall he dye,Of our great action. Therefore shall he die,action (n.)campaign, military action, strategyCor
And Ile renew me in his fall. But hearke.And I'll renew me in his fall. But hark! Cor
Drummes and Trumpets sounds, with greatshowts of the Drums and trumpets sound, with great shouts of the Cor
people.people Cor
Your Natiue Towne you enter'd like a Poste,Your native town you entered like a post,post (n.)
old form: Poste
express messenger, courier
And had no welcomes home, but he returnesAnd had no welcomes home; but he returns Cor
Splitting the Ayre with noyse.Splitting the air with noise. Cor
And patient Fooles,And patient fools, Cor
Whose children he hath slaine, their base throats teareWhose children he hath slain, their base throats tearbase (adj.)poor, wretched, of low qualityCor
With giuing him glory.With giving him glory.vantage (n.)right moment, suitable opportunityCor
Therefore at your vantage,Therefore, at your vantage, Cor
Ere he expresse himselfe, or moue the peopleEre he express himself or move the people Cor
With what he would say, let him feele your Sword:With what he would say, let him feel your sword, Cor
Which we will second, when he lies alongWhich we will second. When he lies along,along (adv.)at full length, stretched out, prostrateCor
second (v.)support, assist, reinforce
After your way. His Tale pronounc'd, shall buryAfter your way his tale pronounced shall burypronounce (v.)
old form: pronounc'd
tell, narrate, report
His Reasons, with his Body.His reasons with his body.reason (n.)account, version, explanationCor
Say no more.Say no more. Cor
Heere come the Lords,Here come the Lords. Cor
Enter the Lords of the City.Enter the Lords of the city Cor
All Lords. ALL LORDS 
You are most welcome home.You are most welcome home. Cor
I haue not deseru'd it.I have not deserved it. Cor
But worthy Lords, haue you with heede perusedBut, worthy Lords, have you with heed perusedheed (n.)
old form: heede
consideration, care, attention
What I haue written to you?What I have written to you? Cor
All. ALL 
We haue.We have. Cor
1. Lord. FIRST LORD 
And greeue to heare't:And grieve to hear't. Cor
What faults he made before the last, I thinkeWhat faults he made before the last, I thinkmake (v.)do, perform, carry outCor
Might haue found easie Fines: But there to endMight have found easy fines. But there to endeasy (adj.)
old form: easie
slight, petty, insignificant
fine (n.)punishment, penalty, retribution
Where he was to begin, and giue awayWhere he was to begin, and give away Cor
The benefit of our Leuies, answering vsThe benefit of our levies, answering usanswer (v.)give in return, repay, requiteCor
levy (n.)
old form: Leuies
recruitment of soldiers, conscription of men
With our owne charge: making a Treatie, whereWith our own charge, making a treaty wherecharge (n.)expense, cost, outlayCor
There was a yeelding; this admits no excuse.There was a yielding – this admits no excuse. Cor
He approaches, you shall heare him.He approaches. You shall hear him. Cor
Enter Coriolanus marching with Drumme, and Colours. Enter Coriolanus, marching with drum and colours; Cor
TheCommoners being with him.the Commoners being with him Cor
Haile Lords, I am return'd your Souldier:Hail, Lords! I am returned your soldier,colours (n.)colour-ensigns, standard-bearersCor
No more infected with my Countries loueNo more infected with my country's loveinfect (v.)affect, influence, stirCor
Then when I parted hence: but still subsistingThan when I parted hence, but still subsistingstill (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyCor
subsist (v.)continue, remain, stay
Vnder your great Command. You are to know,Under your great command. You are to know Cor
That prosperously I haue attempted, andThat prosperously I have attempted andattempt (v.)endeavour, venture, strive [for]Cor
With bloody passage led your Warres, euen toWith bloody passage led your wars even to Cor
The gates of Rome: Our spoiles we haue brought homeThe gates of Rome. Our spoils we have brought home Cor
Doth more then counterpoize a full third partDoth more than counterpoise a full third partcounterpoise (v.)
old form: counterpoize
equal, match, rival
The charges of the Action. We haue made peaceThe charges of the action. We have made peace Cor
With no lesse Honor to the AntiatesWith no less honour to the AntiatesAntiates (n.)[pron: an'tiyateez] people from Antium (modern Anzio), S ItalyCor
Then shame to th' Romaines. And we heere deliuerThan shame to th' Romans. And we here deliver, Cor
Subscrib'd by'th' Consuls, and Patricians,Subscribed by th' consuls and patricians, Cor
Together with the Seale a'th Senat, whatTogether with the seal o'th' Senate, what Cor
We haue compounded on.We have compounded on.compound (v.)agree, settleCor
Read it not Noble Lords,Read it not, noble Lords; Cor
But tell the Traitor in the highest degreeBut tell the traitor in the highest degree Cor
He hath abus'd your Powers.He hath abused your powers. Cor
Traitor? How now?Traitor? How now? Cor
I Traitor, Martius.Ay, traitor, Martius! Cor
Martius?Martius! Cor
I Martius, Caius Martius: Do'st thou thinkeAy, Martius, Caius Martius! Dost thou think Cor
Ile grace thee with that Robbery, thy stolne nameI'll grace thee with that robbery, thy stolen name Cor
Coriolanus in Corioles?Coriolanus in Corioles? Cor
You Lords and Heads a'th' State, perfidiouslyYou lords and heads o'th' state, perfidiously Cor
He ha's betray'd your businesse, and giuen vpHe has betrayed your business and given up, Cor
For certaine drops of Salt, your City Rome:For certain drops of salt, your city Rome – salt (n.)salt tearsCor
I say your City to his Wife and Mother,I say your city – to his wife and mother, Cor
Breaking his Oath and Resolution, likeBreaking his oath and resolution like Cor
A twist of rotten Silke, neuer admittingA twist of rotten silk, never admittingtwist (n.)plaited thread, twined fibreCor
Counsaile a'th' warre: But at his Nurses tearesCounsel o'th' war. But at his nurse's tearscounsel (n.)
old form: Counsaile
advice, guidance, direction
He whin'd and roar'd away your Victory,He whined and roared away your victory, Cor
That Pages blush'd at him, and men of heartThat pages blushed at him and men of heartheart (n.)courage, spirit, valourCor
Look'd wond'ring each at others.Looked wondering each at others. Cor
Hear'st thou Mars?Hear'st thou, Mars?Mars (n.)Roman god of warCor
Name not the God, thou boy of Teares.Name not the god, thou boy of tears!boy (n.)fellow, rogue, wretchCor
Ha?Ha? Cor
No more.No more. Cor
Measurelesse Lyar, thou hast made my heartMeasureless liar, thou hast made my heart Cor
Too great for what containes it. Boy? Oh Slaue,Too great for what contains it. ‘ Boy!’ O slave! Cor
Pardon me Lords, 'tis the first time that euerPardon me, Lords, 'tis the first time that ever Cor
I was forc'd to scoul'd. Your iudgments my graue LordsI was forced to scold. Your judgements, my grave Lords, Cor
Must giue this Curre the Lye: and his owne Notion,Must give this cur the lie; and his own notion – notion (n.)understanding, awareness, intellectCor
Who weares my stripes imprest vpon him, thatWho wears my stripes impressed upon him, that Cor
Must beare my beating to his Graue, shall ioyneMust bear my beating to his grave – shall join Cor
To thrust the Lye vnto him.To thrust the lie unto him. Cor
Peace both, and heare me speake.Peace, both, and hear me speak. Cor
Cut me to peeces Volces men and Lads,Cut me to pieces, Volsces. Men and lads, Cor
Staine all your edges on me. Boy, false Hound:Stain all your edges on me. ‘Boy'! False hound!edge (n.)sword, weaponCor
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
If you haue writ your Annales true, 'tis there,If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there Cor
That like an Eagle in a Doue-coat, IThat, like an eagle in a dove-cote, I Cor
Flatter'd your Volcians in Corioles.Fluttered your Volscians in Corioles. Cor
Alone I did it, Boy.Alone I did it. ‘ Boy!’ Cor
Why Noble Lords,Why, noble Lords, Cor
Will you be put in minde of his blinde Fortune,Will you be put in mind of his blind fortune,blind (adj.)
old form: blinde
sheer, utter, downright
fortune (n.)lucky chance, good luck
Which was your shame, by this vnholy Braggart?Which was your shame, by this unholy braggart, Cor
'Fore your owne eyes, and eares?'Fore your own eyes and ears? Cor
Let him dye for't.Let him die for't. Cor
Teare him to peeces, do it presently: Tear him to pieces! – Do it presently!presently (adv.)immediately, instantly, at onceCor
He kill'd my Sonne, my daughter, he kill'd my – He killed my son! – My daughter! – He killed my Cor
Cosine Marcus, he kill'd my Father.cousin Marcus! – He killed my father! Cor
Peace hoe: no outrage, peace:Peace, ho! No outrage. Peace! Cor
The man is Noble, and his Fame folds inThe man is noble and his fame folds in Cor
This Orbe o'th'earth: His last offences to vsThis orb o'th' earth. His last offences to us Cor
Shall haue Iudicious hearing. Stand Auffidius,Shall have judicious hearing. Stand, Aufidius,stand (v.)stop, haltCor
judicious (adj.)
old form: Iudicious
judicial, according to the law
And trouble not the peace.And trouble not the peace. Cor
O that I had him,O that I had him, Cor
with six Auffidiusses, or more: / His Tribe,With six Aufidiuses or more – his tribe, Cor
to vse my lawfull Sword.To use my lawful sword! Cor
Insolent Villaine.Insolent villain! Cor
Kill, kill, kill, kill, kill him.Kill, kill, kill, kill, kill him! Cor
Draw both the Conspirators, and kils Martius, The Conspirators draw their swords, and kill Martius, Cor
who falles, who falls Cor
Auffidius stands on him.Aufidius stands on him Cor
Lords. LORDS 
Hold, hold, hold, hold.Hold, hold, hold, hold! Cor
My Noble Masters, heare me speake.My noble masters, hear me speak. Cor
1. Lord. FIRST LORD 
O Tullus.O Tullus! Cor
Thou hast done a deed, whereat / Valour will weepe.Thou hast done a deed whereat valour will weep. Cor
3. Lord. THIRD LORD 
Tread not vpon him Masters, all be quiet,Tread not upon him. Masters all, be quiet. Cor
Put vp your Swords.Put up your swords. Cor
My Lords, / When you shall know (as in this RageMy lords, when you shall know – as in this rage Cor
Prouok'd by him, you cannot) the great dangerProvoked by him you cannot – the great danger Cor
Which this mans life did owe you, you'l reioyceWhich this man's life did owe you, you'll rejoiceowe (v.)have in store for, hold towardsCor
That he is thus cut off. Please it your HonoursThat he is thus cut off. Please it your honours Cor
To call me to your Senate, Ile deliuerTo call me to your Senate, I'll deliverdeliver (v.)
old form: deliuer
present, show, display
My selfe your loyall Seruant, or endureMyself your loyal servant, or endure Cor
Your heauiest Censure.Your heaviest censure.censure (n.)judgement, sentencingCor
heavy (adj.)grave, serious, weighty
1. Lord. FIRST LORD 
Beare from hence his body,Bear from hence his body, Cor
And mourne you for him. Let him be regardedAnd mourn you for him. Let him be regardedregard (v.)esteem, repute, respectCor
As the most Noble Coarse, that euer HeraldAs the most noble corse that ever heraldcorse (n.)
old form: Coarse
corpse, dead body
Did follow to his Vrne.Did follow to his urn.impatience (n.)anger, rage, furyCor
His owne impatience,His own impatience Cor
Takes from Auffidius a great part of blame:Takes from Aufidius a great part of blame. Cor
Let's make the Best of it.Let's make the best of it. Cor
My Rage is gone,My rage is gone, Cor
And I am strucke with sorrow. Take him vp:And I am struck with sorrow. Take him up. Cor
Helpe three a'th' cheefest Souldiers, Ile be one.Help three o'th' chiefest soldiers; I'll be one. Cor
Beate thou the Drumme that it speake mournfully:Beat thou the drum, that it speak mournfully. Cor
Traile your steele Pikes. Though in this City heeTrail your steel pikes. Though in this city hepike, pick (n.)weapon with a long handle ending in a spearheadCor
Hath widdowed and vnchilded many a one,Hath widowed and unchilded many a one,unchild (v.)
old form: vnchilded
make childless, deprive of children
Which to this houre bewaile the Iniury,Which to this hour bewail the injury, Cor
Yet he shall haue a Noble Memory.Yet he shall have a noble memory.memory (n.)memorial, remembranceCor
Assist.Assist.assist (v.)accompany, attend, escortCor
Exeunt bearing the Body of Martius. Exeunt, bearing the body of Martius. Cor
A dead March / Sounded.A dead march sounded Cor
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