The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Enter Iulia and Lucetta.Enter Julia and Lucetta TG II.vii.1.1
Counsaile, Lucetta, gentle girle assist me,Counsel, Lucetta; gentle girl, assist me;gentle (adj.)
courteous, friendly, kind
TG II.vii.1
And eu'n in kinde loue, I doe coniure thee,And, e'en in kind love, I do conjure thee,conjure (v.)

old form: coniure
ask solemnly, entreat earnestly, beseech
TG II.vii.2
Who art the Table wherein all my thoughtsWho art the table wherein all my thoughtstable (n.)
writing tablet, memo pad, notebook
TG II.vii.3
Are visibly Character'd, and engrau'd,Are visibly charactered and engraved,character (v.)

old form: Character'd
inscribe, engrave, write
TG II.vii.4
To lesson me, and tell me some good meaneTo lesson me and tell me some good meanmean (n.)

old form: meane
means, way, method
TG II.vii.5
lesson (v.)
instruct, teach, advise
How with my honour I may vndertakeHow, with my honour, I may undertake TG II.vii.6
A iourney to my louing Protheus.A journey to my loving Proteus. TG II.vii.7
Alas, the way is wearisome and long.Alas, the way is wearisome and long! TG II.vii.8
A true-deuoted Pilgrime is not wearyA true-devoted pilgrim is not weary TG II.vii.9
To measure Kingdomes with his feeble steps,To measure kingdoms with his feeble steps;measure (v.)
pass through, travel over, traverse
TG II.vii.10
Much lesse shall she that hath Loues wings to flie,Much less shall she that hath Love's wings to fly, TG II.vii.11
And when the flight is made to one so deere,And when the flight is made to one so dear, TG II.vii.12
Of such diuine perfection as Sir Protheus.Of such divine perfection as Sir Proteus. TG II.vii.13
Better forbeare, till Protheus make returne.Better forbear till Proteus make return.forbear (v.)

old form: forbeare
control oneself, have patience [for]
TG II.vii.14
Oh, know'st yu not, his looks are my soules food?O, knowest thou not his looks are my soul's food? TG II.vii.15
Pitty the dearth that I haue pined in,Pity the dearth that I have pined indearth (n.)
scarcity, shortage, lack [of food], famine
TG II.vii.16
By longing for that food so long a time.By longing for that food so long a time. TG II.vii.17
Didst thou but know the inly touch of Loue,Didst thou but know the inly touch of love,inly (adj.)
inward, internal, heartfelt
TG II.vii.18
Thou wouldst as soone goe kindle fire with snowThou wouldst as soon go kindle fire with snow TG II.vii.19
As seeke to quench the fire of Loue with words.As seek to quench the fire of love with words. TG II.vii.20
I doe not seeke to quench your Loues hot fire,I do not seek to quench your love's hot fire, TG II.vii.21
But qualifie the fires extreame rage,But qualify the fire's extreme rage,qualify (v.)

old form: qualifie
moderate, weaken, diminish
TG II.vii.22
Lest it should burne aboue the bounds of reason.Lest it should burn above the bounds of reason. TG II.vii.23
The more thou dam'st it vp, the more it burnes:The more thou dammest it up, the more it burns. TG II.vii.24
The Current that with gentle murmure glidesThe current that with gentle murmur glides,gentle (adj.)
smooth-flowing, not rough or rapid
TG II.vii.25
(Thou know'st) being stop'd, impatiently doth rage:Thou knowest, being stopped, impatiently doth rage; TG II.vii.26
But when his faire course is not hindered,But when his fair course is not hindered,course (n.)
course of action, way of proceeding
TG II.vii.27
He makes sweet musicke with th' enameld stones,He makes sweet music with th' enamelled stones,enamelled (adj.)

old form: enameld
brightly coloured, multi-coloured, kaleidoscopic
TG II.vii.28
Giuing a gentle kisse to euery sedgeGiving a gentle kiss to every sedgesedge (n.)
variety of grassy plant, rush
TG II.vii.29
gentle (adj.)
soft, tender, kind
He ouer-taketh in his pilgrimage.He overtaketh in his pilgrimage; TG II.vii.30
And so by many winding nookes he straiesAnd so by many winding nooks he strays, TG II.vii.31
With willing sport to the wilde Ocean.With willing sport, to the wild (n.)
recreation, amusement, entertainment
TG II.vii.32
Then let me goe, and hinder not my course:Then let me go, and hinder not my course. TG II.vii.33
Ile be as patient as a gentle streame,I'll be as patient as a gentle stream,gentle (adj.)
smooth-flowing, not rough or rapid
TG II.vii.34
And make a pastime of each weary step,And make a pastime of each weary step, TG II.vii.35
Till the last step haue brought me to my Loue,Till the last step have brought me to my love; TG II.vii.36
And there Ile rest, as after much turmoileAnd there I'll rest as, after much turmoil, TG II.vii.37
A blessed soule doth in Elizium.A blessed soul doth in Elysium.Elysium
mythological location of heaven
TG II.vii.38
But in what habit will you goe along?But in what habit will you go along?habit (n.)
dress, clothing, costume
TG II.vii.39
Not like a woman, for I would preuentNot like a woman, for I would preventprevent (v.)

old form: preuent
take steps to thwart, avoid by prompt action
TG II.vii.40
The loose encounters of lasciuious men:The loose encounters of lascivious men.encounter (n.)
accosting, address, approach
TG II.vii.41
Gentle Lucetta, fit me with such weedesGentle Lucetta, fit me with such weedsgentle (adj.)
courteous, friendly, kind
TG II.vii.42
weed (n.)

old form: weedes
(plural) garments, dress, clothes
As may beseeme some well reputed Page.As may beseem some well-reputed page.beseem (v.)

old form: beseeme
befit, be fitting [for], be seemly [for]
TG II.vii.43
Why then your Ladiship must cut your haire.Why then, your ladyship must cut your hair. TG II.vii.44
No girle, Ile knit it vp in silken strings,No, girl, I'll knit it up in silken stringsknit, knit up (v.)

old form: vp
tie, fasten [by means of a knot]
TG II.vii.45
With twentie od-conceited true-loue knots:With twenty odd-conceited true-love knots – odd-conceited (adj.)

old form: od-conceited
elaborately odd, ingeniously devised
TG II.vii.46
To be fantastique, may become a youthTo be fantastic may become a youthfantastic (adj.)

old form: fantastique
extravagant, fanciful, ingenious
TG II.vii.47
become (v.)
be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
Of greater time then I shall shew to be.Of greater time than I shall show to (v.)

old form: shew
appear, look [like], present [as]
TG II.vii.48
time (n.)
age, years
What fashion (Madam) shall I make your breeches?What fashion, madam, shall I make your breeches? TG II.vii.49
That fits as well, as tell me (good my Lord)That fits as well as, ‘ Tell me, good my lord, TG II.vii.50
What compasse will you weare your Farthingale?What compass will you wear your farthingale?’farthingale (n.)
long skirt extended at the back by a framework of hoops
TG II.vii.51
compass (n.)

old form: compasse
circumference, round measurement
Why eu'n what fashion thou best likes (Lucetta.)Why e'en what fashion thou best likes, (v.)
please, suit
TG II.vii.52
You must needs haue thẽ with a cod-peece MadamYou must needs have them with a codpiece, madam.codpiece, cod-piece (n.)

old form: cod-peece
cloth case or pocket worn by a man at the front of breeches or hose; also: what it contains
TG II.vii.53
Out, out, (Lucetta) that wilbe illfauourd.Out, out, Lucetta, that will be ill-favoured.ill-favoured (adj.)

old form: illfauourd
ugly, unattractive, unsightly
TG II.vii.54
A round hose (Madam) now's not worth a pinA round hose, madam, now's not worth a pin,pin (n.)
trifle, triviality, insignificant amount
TG II.vii.55
round hose
breeches puffed out at the hips
Vnlesse you haue a cod-peece to stick pins on.Unless you have a codpiece to stick pins on. TG II.vii.56
Lucetta, as thou lou'st me let me haueLucetta, as thou lovest me, let me have TG II.vii.57
What thou think'st meet, and is most mannerly.What thou thinkest meet, and is most (adj.)
fit, suitable, right, proper
TG II.vii.58
But tell me (wench) how will the world repute meBut tell me, wench, how will the world repute mewench (n.)
girl, lass
TG II.vii.59
repute (v.)
consider, think, reckon
For vndertaking so vnstaid a iourney?For undertaking so unstaid a journey?unstaid (adj.)

old form: vnstaid
immodest, undignified, indecorous
TG II.vii.60
I feare me it will make me scandaliz'd.I fear me it will make me scandalized.scandalized (adj.)

old form: scandaliz'd
disgraced, defamed, made a subject of scandal
TG II.vii.61
If you thinke so, then stay at home, and go not.If you think so, then stay at home and go not. TG II.vii.62
Nay, that I will not.Nay, that I will not. TG II.vii.63
Then neuer dreame on Infamy, but go:Then never dream on infamy, but go.infamy (n.)
bad report, terrible reputation
TG II.vii.64
If Protheus like your iourney, when you come,If Proteus like your journey when you come, TG II.vii.65
No matter who's displeas'd, when you are gone:No matter who's displeased when you are gone. TG II.vii.66
I feare me he will scarce be pleas'd with all.I fear me he will scarce be pleased withal. TG II.vii.67
That is the least (Lucetta) of my feare:That is the least, Lucetta, of my fear: TG II.vii.68
A thousand oathes, an Ocean of his teares,A thousand oaths, an ocean of his tears, TG II.vii.69
And instances of infinite of Loue,And instances of infinite of love,infinite (n.)
infinity, infinite quantity, eternity
TG II.vii.70
Warrant me welcome to my Protheus.Warrant me welcome to my Proteus.warrant (v.)
act as a pledge for, give an assurance about
TG II.vii.71
All these are seruants to deceitfull men.All these are servants to deceitful men. TG II.vii.72
Base men, that vse them to so base effect;Base men, that use them to so base effect!effect (n.)
result, end, outcome, fulfilment
TG II.vii.73
base (adj.)
dishonourable, low, unworthy
But truer starres did gouerne Protheus birth,But truer stars did govern Proteus' birth; TG II.vii.74
His words are bonds, his oathes are oracles,His words are bonds, his oaths are oracles, TG II.vii.75
His loue sincere, his thoughts immaculate,His love sincere, his thoughts immaculate, TG II.vii.76
His teares, pure messengers, sent from his heart,His tears pure messengers sent from his heart, TG II.vii.77
His heart, as far from fraud, as heauen from earth.His heart as far from fraud as heaven from earth. TG II.vii.78
Pray heau'n he proue so when you come to him.Pray heaven he prove so when you come to him! TG II.vii.79
Now, as thou lou'st me, do him not that wrong,Now, as thou lovest me, do him not that wrong TG II.vii.80
To beare a hard opinion of his truth:To bear a hard opinion of his truth;hard (adj.)
bad, poor, inadequate
TG II.vii.81
Onely deserue my loue, by louing him,Only deserve my love by loving him; TG II.vii.82
And presently goe with me to my chamberAnd presently go with me to my chamber,presently (adv.)
immediately, instantly, at once
TG II.vii.83
To take a note of what I stand in need of,To take a note of what I stand in need of TG II.vii.84
To furnish me vpon my longing iourney:To furnish me upon my longing journey.longing (adj.)
prompted by longing, full of yearning
TG II.vii.85
furnish (v.)
dress, clothe, equip, fit out
All that is mine I leaue at thy dispose,All that is mine I leave at thy dispose,dispose (n.)
disposal, control, discretion
TG II.vii.86
My goods, my Lands, my reputation,My goods, my land, my reputation; TG II.vii.87
Onely, in lieu thereof, dispatch me hence:Only, in lieu thereof, dispatch me hence.dispatch, despatch (v.)
send away, send off
TG II.vii.88
Come; answere not: but to it presently,Come, answer not, but to it presently; TG II.vii.89
I am impatient of my tarriance.I am impatient of my tarriance.tarriance (n.)
delay, procrastination, lingering
TG II.vii.90
Exeunt.Exeunt TG II.vii.90
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