All's Well That Ends Well
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Flourish Cornets. Enter the King of France with Flourish of cornets. Enter the King of France with AW I.ii.1.1
Letters, and diuers Attendants.letters, and divers attendantsdivers (adj.)
old form: diuers
different, various, several
AW I.ii.1.2
King KING 
The Florentines and Senoys are by th'eares,The Florentines and Senoys are by th' ears,Florentine (n.)someone from Florence, ItalyAW I.ii.1
Senoy (n.)[pron: 'senoy] Sienese; from Siena, Italy
ears, by the
old form: eares
at odds, fighting like beasts
Haue fought with equall fortune, and continueHave fought with equal fortune, and continue AW I.ii.2
A brauing warre.A braving war.braving (adj.)
old form: brauing
defiant, daring, boasting
AW I.ii.3.1
1.Lo.G. FIRST LORD 
So tis reported sir.So 'tis reported, sir. AW I.ii.3.2
King KING 
Nay tis most credible, we heere receiue it,Nay, 'tis most credible. We here receive it AW I.ii.4
A certaintie vouch'd from our Cosin AustriaA certainty, vouched from our cousin Austria, AW I.ii.5
With caution, that the Florentine will moue vsWith caution that the Florentine will move usmove (v.)
old form: moue
appeal to, urge, exhort
AW I.ii.6
For speedie ayde: wherein our deerest friendFor speedy aid; wherein our dearest friend AW I.ii.7
Preiudicates the businesse, and would seemePrejudicates the business, and would seemprejudicate (v.)
old form: Preiudicates
prejudge, give an influential opinion about
AW I.ii.8
To haue vs make deniall.To have us make denial. AW I.ii.9.1
1.Lo.G. FIRST LORD 
His loue and wisedomeHis love and wisdom, AW I.ii.9.2
Approu'd so to your Maiesty, may pleadeApproved so to your majesty, may pleadapprove (v.)
old form: Approu'd
prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
AW I.ii.10
For amplest credence.For amplest credence. AW I.ii.11.1
King.KING 
He hath arm'd our answer,He hath armed our answer,arm (v.)
old form: arm'd
prepare for action, put armour on
AW I.ii.11.2
And Florence is deni'de before he comes:And Florence is denied before he comes; AW I.ii.12
Yet for our Gentlemen that meane to seeYet, for our gentlemen that mean to see AW I.ii.13
The Tuscan seruice, freely haue they leaueThe Tuscan service, freely have they leave AW I.ii.14
To stand on either part.To stand on either part.part (n.)side, camp, partyAW I.ii.15.1
stand (v.)make a stand [against], fight, resist
2.Lo.E. SECOND LORD 
It well may serueIt well may serve AW I.ii.15.2
A nursserie to our Gentrie, who are sickeA nursery to our gentry, who are sicknursery (n.)
old form: nursserie
training-ground, prep school
AW I.ii.16
sick (adj.)
old form: sicke
longing, pining, avid
For breathing, and exploit.For breathing and exploit.breathing (n.)exercise, exertion, active employmentAW I.ii.17.1
exploit (n.)military action, martial undertaking
King. KING 
What's he comes heere.What's he comes here? AW I.ii.17.2
Enter Bertram, Lafew, and Parolles.Enter Bertram, Lafew, and Parolles AW I.ii.18
1.Lor.G. FIRST LORD 
It is the Count Rosignoll my good Lord,It is the Count Rossillion, my good lord, AW I.ii.18
Yong Bertram.Young Bertram. AW I.ii.19.1
King. KING 
Youth, thou bear'st thy Fathers face,Youth, thou bearest thy father's face; AW I.ii.19.2
Franke Nature rather curious then in hastFrank nature, rather curious than in haste,curious (adj.)careful, fastidious, attentiveAW I.ii.20
frank (adj.)
old form: Franke
generous, liberal, bounteous
Hath well compos'd thee: Thy Fathers morall partsHath well composed thee. Thy father's moral partscompose (v.)
old form: compos'd
make up, produce, fashion
AW I.ii.21
Maist thou inherit too: Welcome to Paris.Mayst thou inherit too! Welcome to Paris. AW I.ii.22
Ber. BERTRAM 
My thankes and dutie are your Maiesties.My thanks and duty are your majesty's. AW I.ii.23
Kin KING 
I would I had that corporall soundnesse now,I would I had that corporal soundness now,corporal (adj.)
old form: corporall
bodily, physical
AW I.ii.24
As when thy father, and my selfe, in friendshipAs when thy father and myself in friendship AW I.ii.25
First tride our souldiership: he did looke farreFirst tried our soldiership. He did look far AW I.ii.26
Into the seruice of the time, and wasInto the service of the time, and wasservice (n.)
old form: seruice
military service, affairs of war
AW I.ii.27
Discipled of the brauest. He lasted long,Discipled of the bravest. He lasted long,disciple (v.)teach, instruct, trainAW I.ii.28
brave (adj.)
old form: brauest
noble, worthy, excellent
But on vs both did haggish Age steale on,But on us both did haggish age steal on,haggish (adj.)like a hag, ugly, repulsiveAW I.ii.29
And wore vs out of act: It much repaires meAnd wore us out of act. It much repairs meact (n.)activity, action, performanceAW I.ii.30
repair (v.)
old form: repaires
restore, renew, revive
To talke of your good father; in his youthTo talk of your good father. In his youth AW I.ii.31
He had the wit, which I can well obserueHe had the wit which I can well observewit (n.)mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuityAW I.ii.32
To day in our yong Lords: but they may iestToday in our young lords, but they may jest AW I.ii.33
Till their owne scorne returne to them vnnotedTill their own scorn return to them unnoted AW I.ii.34
Ere they can hide their leuitie in honour:Ere they can hide their levity in honour. AW I.ii.35
So like a Courtier, contempt nor bitternesseSo like a courtier, contempt nor bitterness AW I.ii.36
Were in his pride, or sharpnesse; if they were,Were in his pride or sharpness; if they were, AW I.ii.37
His equall had awak'd them, and his honourHis equal had awaked them, and his honour, AW I.ii.38
Clocke to it selfe, knew the true minute whenClock to itself, knew the true minute when AW I.ii.39
Exception bid him speake: and at this timeException bid him speak, and at this timeexception (n.)resentment, sense of grievanceAW I.ii.40
His tongue obey'd his hand. Who were below him,His tongue obeyed his hand. Who were below himtongue (n.)speech, expression, language, words, voiceAW I.ii.41
He vs'd as creatures of another place,He used as creatures of another place,place (n.)position, post, office, rankAW I.ii.42
use (v.)
old form: vs'd
treat, deal with, manage
And bow'd his eminent top to their low rankes,And bowed his eminent top to their low ranks,top (n.)headAW I.ii.43
Making them proud of his humilitie,Making them proud of his humility, AW I.ii.44
In their poore praise he humbled: Such a manIn their poor praise he humbled. Such a man AW I.ii.45
Might be a copie to these yonger times;Might be a copy to these younger times;copy (n.)
old form: copie
example, model, pattern
AW I.ii.46
Which followed well, would demonstrate them nowWhich, followed well, would demonstrate them now AW I.ii.47
But goers backward.But goers backward. AW I.ii.48.1
Ber. BERTRAM 
His good remembrance sirHis good remembrance, sir,remembrance (n.)memory, bringing to mind, recollectionAW I.ii.48.2
Lies richer in your thoughts, then on his tombe:Lies richer in your thoughts than on his tomb; AW I.ii.49
So in approofe liues not his Epitaph,So in approof lives not his epitaphapproof (n.)
old form: approofe
proof, affirmation, attestation
AW I.ii.50
As in your royall speech.As in your royal speech. AW I.ii.51
King.KING 
Would I were with him he would alwaies say,Would I were with him! He would always say –  AW I.ii.52
(Me thinkes I heare him now) his plausiue wordsMethinks I hear him now; his plausive wordsmethinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: Me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
AW I.ii.53
plausive (adj.)
old form: plausiue
pleasing, praiseworthy, laudable
He scatter'd not in eares, but grafted themHe scattered not in ears, but grafted themgraft (v.)insert, implant, make growAW I.ii.54
To grow there and to beare: Let me not liue,To grow there and to bear – ‘Let me not live', AW I.ii.55
This his good melancholly oft beganThis his good melancholy oft beganoft (adv.)oftenAW I.ii.56
On the Catastrophe and heele of pastimeOn the catastrophe and heel of pastime,catastrophe (n.)conclusion, end-point, expirationAW I.ii.57
pastime (n.)pleasure, delight, enjoyment
heel (n.)
old form: heele
end, completion, termination
When it was out: Let me not liue (quoth hee)When it was out, ‘ Let me not live,’ quoth he,out (adv.)at an end, finishedAW I.ii.58
quoth (v.)said
After my flame lackes oyle, to be the snuffe‘ After my flame lacks oil, to be the snuffsnuff (n.)
old form: snuffe
smouldering candle-end, burnt-out wick
AW I.ii.59
Of yonger spirits, whose apprehensiue sensesOf younger spirits, whose apprehensive sensesapprehensive (adj.)
old form: apprehensiue
quick-learning, perceptive, ever alert
AW I.ii.60
sense (n.)senses, sensation, organs of sense
All but new things disdaine; whose iudgements areAll but new things disdain; whose judgements arejudgement (n.)
old form: iudgements
opinion, estimation, assessment
AW I.ii.61
Meere fathers of their garments: whose constanciesMere fathers of their garments; whose constanciesmere (adv.)
old form: Meere
totally, absolutely
AW I.ii.62
Expire before their fashions: this he wish'd.Expire before their fashions.’ This he wished. AW I.ii.63
I after him, do after him wish too:I, after him, do after him wish too, AW I.ii.64
Since I nor wax nor honie can bring home,Since I nor wax nor honey can bring home, AW I.ii.65
I quickly were dissolued from my hiueI quickly were dissolved from my hivedissolve (v.)
old form: dissolued
loosen, release, set free
AW I.ii.66
To giue some Labourers roome.To give some labourers room. AW I.ii.67.1
L2.E. SECOND LORD 
You'r loued Sir,You're loved, sir; AW I.ii.67.2
They that least lend it you, shall lacke you first.They that least lend it you shall lack you first. AW I.ii.68
Kin. KING 
I fill a place I know't: how long ist CountI fill a place, I know't. How long is't, Count,place (n.)position, post, office, rankAW I.ii.69
Since the Physitian at your fathers died?Since the physician at your father's died? AW I.ii.70
He was much fam'd.He was much famed. AW I.ii.71.1
Ber. BERTRAM 
Some six moneths since my Lord.Some six months since, my lord.since (adv.)agoAW I.ii.71.2
Kin. KING 
If he were liuing, I would try him yet.If he were living I would try him yet.try (v.)put to the test, test the goodness [of]AW I.ii.72
Lend me an arme: the rest haue worne me outLend me an arm. – The rest have worn me out AW I.ii.73
With seuerall applications: Nature and sicknesseWith several applications; nature and sicknessapplication (n.)treatment, remedy, healing methodAW I.ii.74
several (adj.)
old form: seuerall
various, sundry, respective, individual
Debate it at their leisure. Welcome Count,Debate it at their leisure. Welcome, Count,debate (v.)discuss, argue over, dispute aboutAW I.ii.75
My sonne's no deerer.My son's no dearer. AW I.ii.76.1
Ber BERTRAM 
Thanke your Maiesty. Thank your majesty. AW I.ii.76.2
Exit Flourish.Exeunt. Flourish AW I.ii.76
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