The Two Noble Kinsmen
mainCont width actsCont width
mainCont left actsCont left
mainCont right actsCont right
selAct left selAct right
  absolutní levá pozice
  acts cont padding (l/r) 3%

Quarto
Modern text

Definitions

Key line

EPILOGVE.EPILOGUE 
 
I would now aske ye how ye like the Play,I would now ask ye how ye like the play, TNK epilogue.1
But as it is with Schoole Boyes, cannot say,But, as it is with schoolboys, cannot say;say (v.)speak, utter a soundTNK epilogue.2
I am cruell fearefull: pray yet stay a while,I am cruel fearful. Pray yet stay awhile,cruel (adv.)
old form: cruell
terribly, extremely, exceedingly
TNK epilogue.3
fearful (adj.)
old form: fearefull
timid, timorous, frightened, full of fear
And let me looke upon ye: No man smile?And let me look upon ye. No man smile? TNK epilogue.4
Then it goes hard I see; He that hasThen it goes hard, I see. He that hashard (adv.)badly, poorly, illTNK epilogue.5
Lov'd a yong hansome wench then, show his face:Loved a young handsome wench, then, show his face – wench (n.)girl, lassTNK epilogue.6
Tis strange if none be heere, and if he will'Tis strange if none be here – and if he will TNK epilogue.7
Against his Conscience let him hisse, and killAgainst his conscience, let him hiss, and kill TNK epilogue.8
Our Market: Tis in vaine, I see to stay yee,Our market. 'Tis in vain, I see, to stay ye.market (n.)opportunity to make a profitTNK epilogue.9
stay (v.)dissuade, stop, prevent
Have at the worst can come, then; Now what say ye?Have at the worst can come, then! Now, what say ye?have at (v.)let's face, let's seeTNK epilogue.10
And yet mistake me not: I am not boldAnd yet mistake me not. I am not bold;bold (adj.)overconfident, presumptuous, audacious, impudentTNK epilogue.11
We have no such cause. If the tale we have toldWe have no such cause. If the tale we have told – cause (n.)reason, motive, groundTNK epilogue.12
(For tis no other) any way content ye)For 'tis no other – any way content ye, TNK epilogue.13
(For to that honest purpose it was ment ye)For to that honest purpose it was meant ye,mean (v.)
old form: ment
intend for, have in mind for
TNK epilogue.14
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
We have our end; and ye shall have ere longWe have our end; and ye shall have ere longend (n.)purpose, aim, designTNK epilogue.15
I dare say many a better, to prolongI dare say many a better, to prolong TNK epilogue.16
Your old loves to us: we, and all our might,Your old loves to us. We, and all our might, TNK epilogue.17
Rest at your service, Gentlemen, good night.Rest at your service. Gentlemen, good night. TNK epilogue.18
Florish.Flourish. Exit TNK epilogue.18
 Previous Epilogue Next  
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2018 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL