All's Well That Ends Well
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Enter Hellen, Widdow, and Diana, with two Enter Helena, the Widow, and Diana, with two AW V.i.1.1
Attendants.attendants AW V.i.1.2
Hel.HELENA 
But this exceeding posting day and night,But this exceeding posting day and nightexceeding (adj.)very great, huge, exceptionalAW V.i.1
posting (n.)haste, speed, rush
Must wear your spirits low, we cannot helpe it:Must wear your spirits low. We cannot help it; AW V.i.2
But since you haue made the daies and nights as one,But since you have made the days and nights as one AW V.i.3
To weare your gentle limbes in my affayres,To wear your gentle limbs in my affairs,wear (v.)
old form: weare
wear out, weary, tire
AW V.i.4
gentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kind
Be bold you do so grow in my requitall,Be bold you do so grow in my requitalrequital (n.)
old form: requitall
recompense, reward, repayment
AW V.i.5
bold (adj.)confident, certain, sure
As nothing can vnroote you.As nothing can unroot you. AW V.i.6.1
Enter a gentle Astringer.Enter a Gentleman, Astringer to the Kingastringer (n.)keeper of goshawksAW V.i.6
happy time, in
old form: happie
well met
In happie time,In happy time! AW V.i.6.2
This man may helpe me to his Maiesties eare,This man may help me to his majesty's ear, AW V.i.7
If he would spend his power. God saue you sir.If he would spend his power. God save you, sir!spend (v.)expend, employ, exertAW V.i.8
Gent. GENTLEMAN 
And you.And you. AW V.i.9
Hel. HELENA 
Sir, I haue seene you in the Court of France.Sir, I have seen you in the court of France. AW V.i.10
Gent GENTLEMAN 
I haue beene sometimes there.I have been sometimes there. AW V.i.11
Hel. HELENA 
I do presume sir, that you are not falneI do presume, sir, that you are not fallen AW V.i.12
From the report that goes vpon your goodnesse,From the report that goes upon your goodness; AW V.i.13
And therefore goaded with most sharpe occasions,And therefore, goaded with most sharp occasionsoccasion (n.)need, want, requirementAW V.i.14
Which lay nice manners by, I put you toWhich lay nice manners by, I put you tonice (adj.)fastidious, particular, fussy, overscrupulousAW V.i.15
lay by (v.)lay aside, set aside, disregard
The vse of your owne vertues, for the whichThe use of your own virtues, for the which AW V.i.16
I shall continue thankefull.I shall continue thankful.will (n.)desire, wish, liking, inclinationAW V.i.17.1
Gent.GENTLEMAN 
What's your will?What's your will? AW V.i.17.2
Hel.HELENA 
That it will please youThat it will please you AW V.i.18
To giue this poore petition to the King,To give this poor petition to the King, AW V.i.19
And ayde me with that store of power you haueAnd aid me with that store of power you have AW V.i.20
To come into his presence.To come into his presence. AW V.i.21
Gen.GENTLEMAN 
The Kings not heere.The King's not here. AW V.i.22.1
Hel.HELENA 
Not heere sir?Not here, sir? AW V.i.22.2
Gen.GENTLEMAN 
Not indeed,Not indeed. AW V.i.22.3
He hence remou'd last night, and with more hastHe hence removed last night, and with more hasteremove (v.)
old form: remou'd
go, move off, depart
AW V.i.23
Then is his vse.Than is his use. AW V.i.24.1
Wid.WIDOW 
Lord how we loose our paines.Lord, how we lose our pains! AW V.i.24.2
Hel.HELENA 
All's well that ends well yet,All's well that ends well yet, AW V.i.25
Though time seeme so aduerse, and meanes vnfit:Though time seem so adverse and means unfit.adverse (adj.)
old form: aduerse
unfavourable, harmful, hostile
AW V.i.26
I do beseech you, whither is he gone?I do beseech you, whither is he gone? AW V.i.27
Gent.GENTLEMAN 
Marrie as I take it to RossillionMarry, as I take it, to Rossillion;marry (int.)[exclamation] by MaryAW V.i.28
Whither I am going.Whither I am going. AW V.i.29.1
Hel.HELENA 
I do beseech you sir,I do beseech you, sir, AW V.i.29.2
Since you are like to see the King before me,Since you are like to see the King before me,like (adv.)likely, probable / probablyAW V.i.30
Commend the paper to his gracious hand,Commend the paper to his gracious hand,commend (v.)commit, entrust, hand overAW V.i.31
Which I presume shall render you no blame,Which I presume shall render you no blame, AW V.i.32
But rather make you thanke your paines for it,But rather make you thank your pains for it. AW V.i.33
I will come after you with what good speedeI will come after you with what good speed AW V.i.34
Our meanes will make vs meanes.Our means will make us means.mean (n.)
old form: meanes
(plural) resources, wherewithal, wealth
AW V.i.35.1
mean (n.)
old form: meanes
means of access, passage
Gent.GENTLEMAN 
This Ile do for you.This I'll do for you. AW V.i.35.2
Hel.HELENA 
And you shall finde your selfe to be well thanktAnd you shall find yourself to be well thanked, AW V.i.36
what e're falles more. We must to horse againe,Whate'er falls more. We must to horse again. AW V.i.37
Go, go, prouide.Go, go, provide. AW V.i.38
Exeunt AW V.i.38
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