The Two Gentlemen of Verona
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Enter Launce, Panthion. Enter Launce with his dog, Crab TG II.iii.1
Launce.LAUNCE 
Nay, 'twill bee this howre ere I haue done weeping: Nay, 'twill be this hour ere I have done weeping; TG II.iii.1
all the kinde of the Launces, haue this very fault: I haue all the kind of the Launces have this very fault. I havekind (n.)
old form: kinde
breed, lineage, stock, family
TG II.iii.2
receiu'd my proportion, like the prodigious Sonne, and am received my proportion, like the prodigious son, and amproportion (n.)malapropism for ‘portion’ [= share of the estate]TG II.iii.3
prodigious (adj.)malapropism for ‘prodigal’
going with Sir Protheus to the Imperialls Court: I thinke going with Sir Proteus to the Imperial's court. I thinkimperial (n.)
old form: Imperialls
emperor, imperial personage
TG II.iii.4
Crab my dog, be the sowrest natured dogge that liues: My Crab my dog be the sourest-natured dog that lives. My  TG II.iii.5
Mother weeping: my Father wayling: my Sister crying: mother weeping, my father wailing, my sister crying, TG II.iii.6
our Maid howling: our Catte wringing her hands, and all our maid howling, our cat wringing her hands, and all TG II.iii.7
our house in a great perplexitie, yet did not this cruell-hearted our house in a great perplexity; yet did not this cruel-hearted TG II.iii.8
Curre shedde one teare: he is a stone, a very pibble stone, cur shed one tear. He is a stone, a very pebble-stone, TG II.iii.9
and has no more pitty in him then a dogge: a Iew and has no more pity in him than a dog. A Jew TG II.iii.10
would haue wept to haue seene our parting: why my would have wept to have seen our parting. Why, myparting (n.)departure, leave-taking, setting-outTG II.iii.11
Grandam hauing no eyes, looke you, wept her selfe blinde grandam, having no eyes, look you, wept herself blind TG II.iii.12
at my parting: nay, Ile shew you the manner of it. at my parting. Nay, I'll show you the manner of it. TG II.iii.13
This shooe is my father: no, this left shooe is my father; This shoe is my father. No, this left shoe is my father. TG II.iii.14
no, no, this left shooe is my mother: nay, that cannot bee No, no, this left shoe is my mother. Nay, that cannot be TG II.iii.15
so neyther: yes; it is so, it is so: it hath the worser sole: so neither. Yes, it is so, it is so; it hath the worser sole. TG II.iii.16
this shooe with the hole in it, is my mother: and this my This shoe with the hole in it is my mother, and this my TG II.iii.17
father: a veng'ance on't, there 'tis: Now sir, this staffe father. A vengeance on't, there 'tis. Now, sir, this staff TG II.iii.18
is my sister: for, looke you, she is as white as a lilly, and is my sister; for, look you, she is as white as a lily, and TG II.iii.19
as small as a wand: this hat is Nan our maid: I am the as small as a wand. This hat is Nan our maid. I am thesmall (adj.)slender, slimTG II.iii.20
dogge: no, the dogge is himselfe, and I am the dogge: oh, the dog. No, the dog is himself, and I am the dog. O, the TG II.iii.21
dogge is me, and I am my selfe: I; so, so: now come I to dog is me, and I am myself. Ay, so, so. Now come I to TG II.iii.22
my Father; Father, your blessing: now should not the my father: ‘ Father, your blessing.’ Now should not the TG II.iii.23
shooe speake a word for weeping: now should I kisse my shoe speak a word for weeping. Now should I kiss my TG II.iii.24
Father; well, hee weepes on: Now come I to my Mother: father; well, he weeps on. Now come I to my mother. TG II.iii.25
Oh that she could speake now, like a would-woman: well, O, that she could speak now like an old woman! Well, TG II.iii.26
I kisse her: why there 'tis; heere's my mothers breath vp I kiss her. Why, there 'tis; here's my mother's breath upup and down (adv.)
old form: vp, downe
exactly, completely, in every respect
TG II.iii.27
and downe: Now come I to my sister; marke the moane she and down. Now come I to my sister. Mark the moan shemark (v.)
old form: marke
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
TG II.iii.28
makes: now the dogge all this while sheds not a teare: nor makes. Now the dog all this while sheds not a tear, nor TG II.iii.29
speakes a word: but see how I lay the dust with my teares. speaks a word; but see how I lay the dust with my tears.lay (v.)keep down, make subsideTG II.iii.30
Enter Panthino TG II.iii.31
Panth.PANTHINO 
Launce, away, away: a Boord: thy Master is Launce, away, away! Aboard! Thy master is TG II.iii.31
ship'd, and thou art to post after with oares; what's the shipped, and thou art to post after with oars. What's thepost (v.)hasten, speed, ride fastTG II.iii.32
matter? why weep'st thou man? away asse, you'l loose matter? Why weepest thou, man? Away, ass, you'll lose TG II.iii.33
the Tide, if you tarry any longer. the tide, if you tarry any longer.tarry (v.)stay, remain, lingerTG II.iii.34
Laun.LAUNCE 
It is no matter if the tide were lost, for it is the It is no matter if the tied were lost, for it is the TG II.iii.35
vnkindest Tide, that euer any man tide. unkindest tied that ever any man tied. TG II.iii.36
Panth.PANTHINO 
What's the vnkindest tide? What's the unkindest tide? TG II.iii.37
Lau.LAUNCE 
Why, he that's tide here, Crab my dog. Why, he that's tied here, Crab, my dog. TG II.iii.38
Pant.PANTHINO 
Tut, man: I meane thou'lt loose the flood, and Tut, man, I mean thou'lt lose the flood; and, TG II.iii.39
in loosing the flood, loose thy voyage, and in loosing thy in losing the flood, lose thy voyage; and, in losing thy TG II.iii.40
voyage, loose thy Master, and in loosing thy Master, loose voyage, lose thy master; and, in losing thy master, lose TG II.iii.41
thy seruice, and in loosing thy seruice: --- why dost thou thy service; and, in losing thy service – Why dost thou  TG II.iii.42
stop my mouth? stop my mouth? TG II.iii.43
Laun.LAUNCE 
For feare thou shouldst loose thy tongue. For fear thou shouldst lose thy tongue. TG II.iii.44
Panth.PANTHINO 
Where should I loose my tongue? Where should I lose my tongue? TG II.iii.45
Laun.LAUNCE 
In thy Tale. In thy tale. TG II.iii.46
Panth.PANTHINO 
In thy Taile. In my tail! TG II.iii.47
Laun.LAUNCE 
Loose the Tide, and the voyage, and the Master, Lose the tide, and the voyage, and the master, TG II.iii.48
and the Seruice, and the tide: why man, if the Riuer and the service, and the tied. Why, man, if the river TG II.iii.49
were drie, I am able to fill it with my teares: if the winde were dry, I am able to fill it with my tears. If the wind TG II.iii.50
were downe, I could driue the boate with my sighes. were down, I could drive the boat with my sighs. TG II.iii.51
Panth.PANTHINO 
Come: come away man, I was sent to call Come, come away, man. I was sent to call TG II.iii.52
thee. thee. TG II.iii.53
Lau.LAUNCE 
Sir: call me what thou dar'st. Sir, call me what thou darest. TG II.iii.54
Pant.PANTHINO 
Wilt thou goe? Wilt thou go? TG II.iii.55
Laun.LAUNCE 
Well, I will goe. Well, I will go. TG II.iii.56
Exeunt.Exeunt TG II.iii.56
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