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Enter Posthumus, and Philario.Enter Posthumus and Philario Cym II.iv.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Feare it not Sir: I would I were so sureFear it not, sir: I would I were so sure Cym II.iv.1
To winne the King, as I am bold, her HonourTo win the king as I am bold her honourbold (adj.)confident, certain, sureCym II.iv.2
Will remaine her's.Will remain hers. Cym II.iv.3.1
Phil. PHILARIO 
What meanes do you make to him?What means do you make to him?mean (n.)
old form: meanes
mediation, intercession, intervention
Cym II.iv.3.2
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Not any: but abide the change of Time,Not any: but abide the change of time, Cym II.iv.4
Quake in the present winters state, and wishQuake in the present winter's state, and wish Cym II.iv.5
That warmer dayes would come: In these fear'd hopeThat warmer days would come: in these feared hopes,feared (adj.)
old form: fear'd
infused with fear, full of fear, frightened
Cym II.iv.6
I barely gratifie your loue; they faylingI barely gratify your love; they failing,gratify (v.)
old form: gratifie
reward, repay, show gratitude for
Cym II.iv.7
I must die much your debtor.I must die much your debtor. Cym II.iv.8
Phil. PHILARIO 
Your very goodnesse, and your company,Your very goodness, and your company,very (adj.)mere, aloneCym II.iv.9
Ore-payes all I can do. By this your King,O'erpays all I can do. By this, your king Cym II.iv.10
Hath heard of Great Augustus: Caius Lucius,Hath heard of great Augustus: Caius Lucius Cym II.iv.11
Will do's Commission throughly. And I thinkWill do's commission throughly. And I thinkthroughly (adv.)thoroughly, fully, completelyCym II.iv.12
Hee'le grant the Tribute: send th'Arrerages,He'll grant the tribute: send th' arrearages,arrearage (n.)
old form: Arrerages
arrears, overdue payment, outstanding amount
Cym II.iv.13
Or looke vpon our Romaines, whose remembranceOr look upon our Romans, whose remembranceremembrance (n.)memory, bringing to mind, recollectionCym II.iv.14
Is yet fresh in their griefe.Is yet fresh in their grief. Cym II.iv.15.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
I do beleeueI do believe –  Cym II.iv.15.2
(Statist though I am none, nor like to be)Statist though I am none, nor like to be – statist (n.)statesman, politician, man of affairsCym II.iv.16
like (adv.)likely, probable / probably
That this will proue a Warre; and you shall heareThat this will prove a war; and you shall hear Cym II.iv.17
The Legion now in Gallia, sooner landedThe legion now in Gallia sooner landedGallia (n.)old name for France [Gaul]Cym II.iv.18
In our not-fearing-Britaine, then haue tydingsIn our not-fearing Britain than have tidingsnot-fearing (adj.)fearless, unafraid, courageousCym II.iv.19
Of any penny Tribute paid. Our CountrymenOf any penny tribute paid. Our countrymen Cym II.iv.20
Are men more order'd, then when Iulius CasarAre men more ordered than when Julius Caesarordered (adj.)
old form: order'd
organized, prepared, ready
Cym II.iv.21
Julius Caesar[pron: 'seezer] Roman politician and general, 1st-c BC
Smil'd at their lacke of skill, but found their courageSmiled at their lack of skill, but found their courage Cym II.iv.22
Worthy his frowning at. Their discipline,Worthy his frowning at. Their discipline –  Cym II.iv.23
(Now wing-led with their courages) will make knowneNow wing-led with their courages – will make knownwing-led (adj.)[unclear meaning] led on in organized formationCym II.iv.24
courage (n.)young man of bravado, man of spirit
To their Approuers, they are People, suchTo their approvers they are people suchapprover (n.)
old form: Approuers
tester, someone who subjects others to the proof
Cym II.iv.25
That mend vpon the world. That mend upon the world. Cym II.iv.26.1
Enter Iachimo.Enter Iachimomend (v.)amend, improve, make better, put rightCym II.iv.26
Phi. PHILARIO 
See Iachimo.See! Iachimo! Cym II.iv.26.2
Post. POSTHUMUS 
The swiftest Harts, haue posted you by land;The swiftest harts have posted you by land;post (v.)carry rapidly, convey swiftlyCym II.iv.27
hart (n.)male deer
And Windes of all the Corners kiss'd your Sailes,And winds of all the corners kissed your sails,corner (n.)quarter, corner of the earth [as on a map showing winds]Cym II.iv.28
To make your vessell nimble.To make your vessel nimble. Cym II.iv.29.1
Phil. PHILARIO 
Welcome Sir.Welcome, sir. Cym II.iv.29.2
Post. POSTHUMUS 
I hope the briefenesse of your answere, madeI hope the briefness of your answer made Cym II.iv.30
The speedinesse of your returne.The speediness of your return. Cym II.iv.31.1
Iachi. IACHIMO 
Your Lady,Your lady, Cym II.iv.31.2
Is one of the fayrest that I haue look'd vponIs one the fairest that I have looked upon –  Cym II.iv.32
Post. POSTHUMUS 
And therewithall the best, or let her beautyAnd therewithal the best, or let her beauty Cym II.iv.33
Looke thorough a Casement to allure false hearts,Look through a casement to allure false hearts,false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithfulCym II.iv.34
allure (v.)entice, attract, tempt
casement (n.)window [on hinges and able to be opened]
And be false with them.And be false with them. Cym II.iv.35.1
Iachi. IACHIMO 
Heere are Letters for you.Here are letters for you. Cym II.iv.35.2
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Their tenure good I trust.Their tenour good, I trust.tenor, tenour (n.)
old form: tenure
substance, content, matter, drift
Cym II.iv.36.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
'Tis very like.'Tis very like.like (adv.)likely, probable / probablyCym II.iv.36.2
Post. PHILARIO 
Was Caius Lucius in the Britaine Court,Was Caius Lucius in the Britain court Cym II.iv.37
When you were there?When you were there? Cym II.iv.38.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
He was expected then,He was expected then, Cym II.iv.38.2
But not approach'd.But not approached.approach (v.)
old form: approach'd
arrive, come, turn up
Cym II.iv.39.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
All is well yet,All is well yet. Cym II.iv.39.2
Sparkles this Stone as it was wont, or is't notSparkles this stone as it was wont, or is't notwont (v.)be accustomed, used [to], be in the habit ofCym II.iv.40
stone (n.)precious stone, gem
Too dull for your good wearing?Too dull for your good wearing? Cym II.iv.41.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
If I haue lost it,If I have lost it, Cym II.iv.41.2
I should haue lost the worth of it in Gold,I should have lost the worth of it in gold –  Cym II.iv.42
Ile make a iourney twice as farre, t'enioyI'll make a journey twice as far, t' enjoy Cym II.iv.43
A second night of such sweet shortnesse, whichA second night of such sweet shortness which Cym II.iv.44
Was mine in Britaine, for the Ring is wonne.Was mine in Britain; for the ring is won. Cym II.iv.45
Post. POSTHUMUS 
The Stones too hard to come by.The stone's too hard to come by. Cym II.iv.46.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
Not a whit,Not a whit, Cym II.iv.46.2
Your Lady being so easy.Your lady being so easy. Cym II.iv.47.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Make note SirMake not, sir, Cym II.iv.47.2
Your losse, your Sport: I hope you know that weYour loss your sport: I hope you know that wesport (n.)subject of sportCym II.iv.48
Must not continue Friends.Must not continue friends. Cym II.iv.49.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
Good Sir, we mustGood sir, we must Cym II.iv.49.2
If you keepe Couenant: had I not broughtIf you keep covenant. Had I not broughtcovenant (n.)
old form: Couenant
contract, legal agreement, compact
Cym II.iv.50
The knowledge of your Mistris home, I grantThe knowledge of your mistress home, I grantknowledge (n.)carnal knowledge, intimate acquaintanceCym II.iv.51
We were to question farther; but I nowWe were to question farther; but I nowquestion (v.)dispute, quarrel [over], call in questionCym II.iv.52
Professe my selfe the winner of her Honor,Profess myself the winner of her honour, Cym II.iv.53
Together with your Ring; and not the wrongerTogether with your ring; and not the wronger Cym II.iv.54
Of her, or you hauing proceeded butOf her or you, having proceeded but Cym II.iv.55
By both your willes.By both your wills. Cym II.iv.56.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
If you can mak't apparantIf you can make't apparent Cym II.iv.56.2
That yon haue tasted her in Bed; my hand,That you have tasted her in bed, my hand Cym II.iv.57
And Ring is yours. If not, the foule opinionAnd ring is yours. If not, the foul opinion Cym II.iv.58
You had of her pure Honour; gaines, or looses,You had of her pure honour gains, or loses, Cym II.iv.59
Your Sword, or mine, or Masterlesse leaue bothYour sword, or mine, or masterless leave both Cym II.iv.60
To who shall finde them.To who shall find them. Cym II.iv.61.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
Sir, my CircumstancesSir, my circumstances,circumstance (n.)detail(s), particular(s), specificsCym II.iv.61.2
Being so nere the Truth, as I will make them,Being so near the truth, as I will make them, Cym II.iv.62
Must first induce you to beleeue; whose strengthMust first induce you to believe; whose strength Cym II.iv.63
I will confirme with oath, which I doubt notI will confirm with oath, which I doubt not Cym II.iv.64
You'l giue me leaue to spare, when you shall findeYou'll give me leave to spare, when you shall findspare (v.)omit, avoid, refrain [from]Cym II.iv.65
You neede it not.You need it not. Cym II.iv.66.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Proceed.Proceed. Cym II.iv.66.2
Iach. IACHIMO 
First, her Bed-chamberFirst, her bedchamber –  Cym II.iv.66.3
(Where I confesse I slept not, but professeWhere, I confess, I slept not, but profess Cym II.iv.67
Had that was well worth watching) it was hang'dHad that was well worth watching – it was hangedwatch (v.)stay awake, keep vigilCym II.iv.68
With Tapistry of Silke, and Siluer, the StoryWith tapesty of silk and silver, the story Cym II.iv.69
Proud Cleopatra, when she met her Roman,Proud Cleopatra, when she met her Roman,Cleopatra (n.)Egyptian queen in 1st-c BCCym II.iv.70
And Sidnus swell'd aboue the Bankes, or forAnd Cydnus swelled above the banks, or forCydnus (n.)river in Cilicia, S Turkey; meeting place of Cleopatra and Antony, 41 BCCym II.iv.71
The presse of Boates, or Pride. A peece of WorkeThe press of boats, or pride. A piece of work Cym II.iv.72
So brauely done, so rich, that it did striueSo bravely done, so rich, that it did strivestrive (v.)
old form: striue
compete, contend, vie
Cym II.iv.73
bravely (adv.)
old form: brauely
splendidly, worthily, excellently
In Workemanship, and Value, which I wonder'dIn workmanship and value; which I wondered Cym II.iv.74
Could be so rarely, and exactly wroughtCould be so rarely and exactly wrought,rarely (adv.)splendidly, beautifully, excellentlyCym II.iv.75
Since the true life on't was---Since the true life on't was –  Cym II.iv.76.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
This is true:This is true: Cym II.iv.76.2
And this you might haue heard of heere, by me,And this you might have heard of here, by me, Cym II.iv.77
Or by some other.Or by some other. Cym II.iv.78.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
More particularsMore particulars Cym II.iv.78.2
Must iustifie my knowledge.Must justify my knowledge.justify (v.)
old form: iustifie
prove, confirm, demonstrate
Cym II.iv.79.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
So they must,So they must, Cym II.iv.79.2
Or doe your Honour iniury.Or do your honour injury. Cym II.iv.80.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
The ChimneyThe chimneychimney (n.)
old form: Chimney
fireplace, hearth
Cym II.iv.80.2
Is South the Chamber, and the Chimney-peeceIs south the chamber, and the chimney-piece, Cym II.iv.81
Chaste Dian, bathing: neuer saw I figuresChaste Dian, bathing: never saw I figuresDiana, Dian (n.)Roman goddess associated with the Moon, chastity, and huntingCym II.iv.82
So likely to report themselues; the CutterSo likely to report themselves; the cutterreport (v.)give an account [of], describe in wordsCym II.iv.83
cutter (n.)carver, sculptor, engraver
Was as another Nature dumbe, out-went her,Was as another Nature, dumb; outwent her,outgo (v.)
old form: out-went
outdo, outstrip, surpass
Cym II.iv.84
Motion, and Breath left out.Motion and breath left out. Cym II.iv.85.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
This is a thingThis is a thing Cym II.iv.85.2
Which you might from Relation likewise reape,Which you might from relation likewise reap,relation (n.)report, account, narrationCym II.iv.86
Being, as it is, much spoke of.Being, as it is, much spoke of. Cym II.iv.87.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
The Roofe o'th'Chamber,The roof o'th' chamber Cym II.iv.87.2
With golden Cherubins is fretted. Her AndironsWith golden cherubins is fretted. Her andirons – cherubin (n.)cherub, angel; or: cherubim, angelsCym II.iv.88
fret (v.)adorn elaborately, decorate ornately [as a carved ceiling]
andiron (n.)ornamental iron support in a fireplace
(I had forgot them) were two winking CupidsI had forgot them – were two winking Cupidswinking (adj.)with closed eyesCym II.iv.89
Cupid (n.)[pron: 'kyoopid] Roman god of love, son of Venus and Mercury; a winged, blindfolded boy with curved bow and arrows
Of Siluer, each on one foote standing, nicelyOf silver, each on one foot standing, nicelynicely (adv.)carefully, skilfully, ingeniouslyCym II.iv.90
Depending on their Brands.Depending on their brands.brand (n.)ornamental flaming torch [associated with Cupid]Cym II.iv.91.1
depend (v.)lean, rest, recline
Post. POSTHUMUS 
This is her Honor:This is her honour! Cym II.iv.91.2
Let it be granted you haue seene all this (and praiseLet it be granted you have seen all this – and praise Cym II.iv.92
Be giuen to your remembrance) the descriptionBe given to your remembrance – the descriptionremembrance (n.)memory, bringing to mind, recollectionCym II.iv.93
Of what is in her Chamber, nothing sauesOf what is in her chamber nothing saves Cym II.iv.94
The wager you haue laid.The wager you have laid. Cym II.iv.95.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
Then if you canThen, if you can, Cym II.iv.95.2
Showing the bracelet Cym II.iv.96.1
Be pale, I begge but leaue to ayre this Iewell: See,Be pale, I beg but leave to air this jewel: see!air (v.)
old form: ayre
bring into public view, expose, show
Cym II.iv.96
And now 'tis vp againe: it must be marriedAnd now 'tis up again: it must be marriedup (adv.)
old form: vp
hidden, concealed, shut up
Cym II.iv.97
To that your Diamond, Ile keepe them.To that your diamond, I'll keep them. Cym II.iv.98.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Ioue----Jove!Jove (n.)[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme godCym II.iv.98.2
Once more let me behold it: Is it thatOnce more let me behold it: is it that Cym II.iv.99
Which I left with her?Which I left with her? Cym II.iv.100.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
Sir (I thanke her) thatSir – I thank her – that! Cym II.iv.100.2
She stript it from her Arme: I see her yet:She stripped it from her arm: I see her yet: Cym II.iv.101
Her pretty Action, did out-sell her guift,Her pretty action did outsell her gift,outsell (v.)
old form: out-sell
exceed in value, surpass
Cym II.iv.102
And yet enrich'd it too: she gaue it me,And yet enriched it too: she gave it me, Cym II.iv.103
And said, she priz'd it once.And said she prized it once. Cym II.iv.104.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
May be, she pluck'd it offMay be she plucked it off Cym II.iv.104.2
To send it me.To send it me. Cym II.iv.105.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
She writes so to you? doth shee?She writes so to you? Doth she? Cym II.iv.105.2
Post. POSTHUMUS 
O no, no, no, 'tis true. Heere, take this too,O, no, no, no, 'tis true. Here, take this too; Cym II.iv.106
Gives the ring Cym II.iv.107.1
It is a Basiliske vnto mine eye,It is a basilisk unto mine eye,basilisk (n.)
old form: Basiliske
mythical serpent which killed with its look
Cym II.iv.107
Killes me to looke on't: Let there be no Honor,Kills me to look on't. Let there be no honour Cym II.iv.108
Where there is Beauty: Truth, where semblance: Loue,Where there is beauty: truth, where semblance: love,semblance (n.)appearance, outward showCym II.iv.109
Where there's another man. The Vowes of Women,Where there's another man. The vows of women Cym II.iv.110
Of no more bondage be, to where they are made,Of no more bondage be to where they are madebondage (n.)binding power, obligatory forceCym II.iv.111
Then they are to their Vertues, which is nothing:Than they are to their virtues, which is nothing. Cym II.iv.112
O, aboue measure false.O, above measure false!false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithfulCym II.iv.113.1
Phil. PHILARIO 
Haue patience Sir,Have patience, sir, Cym II.iv.113.2
And take your Ring againe, 'tis not yet wonne:And take your ring again, 'tis not yet won: Cym II.iv.114
It may be probable she lost it: orIt may be probable she lost it: orprobable (adj.)provable, demonstrable, attestableCym II.iv.115
Who knowes if one her women, being corruptedWho knows if one of her women, being corrupted, Cym II.iv.116
Hath stolne it from her.Hath stolen it from her? Cym II.iv.117.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Very true,Very true, Cym II.iv.117.2
And so I hope he came by't: backe my Ring,And so, I hope, he came by't. Back my ring, Cym II.iv.118
Render to me some corporall signe about herRender me some corporal sign about herrender (v.)declare, state, give an accountCym II.iv.119
More euident then this: for this was stolne.More evident than this: for this was stolen.evident (adj.)
old form: euident
certain, conclusive, definite
Cym II.iv.120
Iach. IACHIMO 
By Iupiter, I had it from her Arme.By Jupiter, I had it from her arm.Jupiter, Jove (n.)Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of JunoCym II.iv.121
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Hearke you, he sweares: by Iupiter he sweares.Hark you, he swears: by Jupiter he swears. Cym II.iv.122
'Tis true, nay keepe the Ring; 'tis true: I am sure'Tis true, nay, keep the ring, 'tis true: I am sure Cym II.iv.123
She would not loose it: her Attendants areShe would not lose it: her attendants are Cym II.iv.124
All sworne, and honourable: they induc'd to steale it?All sworn, and honourable: they induced to steal it?sworn (adj.)
old form: sworne
bound by an oath of loyalty
Cym II.iv.125
And by a Stranger? No, he hath enioy'd her,And by a stranger? No, he hath enjoyed her: Cym II.iv.126
The Cognisance of her incontinencieThe cognizance of her incontinencyincontinency (n.)
old form: incontinencie
lack of sexual restraint, sexual indulgence, infidelity
Cym II.iv.127
cognizance (n.)
old form: Cognisance
badge, sign, token
Is this: she hath bought the name of Whore, thus deerlyIs this: she hath bought the name of whore, thus dearly.dearly (adv.)
old form: deerly
grievously, at great cost
Cym II.iv.128
There, take thy hyre, and all the Fiends of HellThere, take thy hire, and all the fiends of hellhire (n.)
old form: hyre
wages, payment, earnings
Cym II.iv.129
Diuide themselues betweene you.Divide themselves between you! Cym II.iv.130.1
Phil. PHILARIO 
Sir, be patient:Sir, be patient: Cym II.iv.130.2
This is not strong enough to be beleeu'dThis is not strong enough to be believed Cym II.iv.131
Of one perswaded well of.Of one persuaded well of. Cym II.iv.132.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Neuer talke on't:Never talk on't: Cym II.iv.132.2
She hath bin colted by him.She hath been colted by him.colt (v.)have sexual intercourseCym II.iv.133.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
If you seekeIf you seek Cym II.iv.133.2
For further satisfying, vnder her BreastFor further satisfying, under her breast –  Cym II.iv.134
(Worthy her pressing) lyes a Mole, right proudWorthy her pressing – lies a mole, right proudright (adv.)very, altogether, properlyCym II.iv.135
Of that most delicate Lodging. By my lifeOf that most delicate lodging. By my life, Cym II.iv.136
I kist it, and it gaue me present hungerI kissed it, and it gave me present hunger Cym II.iv.137
To feede againe, though full. You do rememberTo feed again, though full. You do remember Cym II.iv.138
This staine vpon her?This stain upon her? Cym II.iv.139.1
Post. POSTHUMUS 
I, and it doth confirmeAy, and it doth confirm Cym II.iv.139.2
Another staine, as bigge as Hell can hold,Another stain, as big as hell can hold, Cym II.iv.140
Were there no more but it.Were there no more but it. Cym II.iv.141.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
Will you heare more?Will you hear more? Cym II.iv.141.2
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Spare your Arethmaticke,Spare your arithmetic, never count the turns: Cym II.iv.142
Neuer count the Turnes: Once, and a Million.Once, and a million! Cym II.iv.143.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
Ile be sworne.I'll be sworn –  Cym II.iv.143.2
Post. POSTHUMUS 
No swearing:No swearing: Cym II.iv.143.3
If you will sweare you haue not done't, you lye,If you will swear you have not done't you lie, Cym II.iv.144
And I will kill thee, if thou do'st denyAnd I will kill thee if thou dost deny Cym II.iv.145
Thou'st made me Cuckold.Thou'st made me cuckold.cuckold (n.)[mocking name] man with an unfaithful wifeCym II.iv.146.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
Ile deny nothing.I'll deny nothing. Cym II.iv.146.2
Post. POSTHUMUS 
O that I had her heere, to teare her Limb-meale:O, that I had her here, to tear her limb-meal!limb-meal (adv.)
old form: Limb-meale
limb from limb, to pieces
Cym II.iv.147
I will go there and doo't, i'th'Court, beforeI will go there and do't, i'th' court, before Cym II.iv.148
Her Father. Ile do something.Her father. I'll do something –  Cym II.iv.149.1
Exit.Exit Cym II.iv.149
Phil. PHILARIO 
Quite besidesQuite besidesbesides (prep.)beside, beyondCym II.iv.149.2
The gouernment of Patience. You haue wonne:The government of patience! You have won:government (n.)
old form: gouernment
control, charge, management
Cym II.iv.150
Let's follow him, and peruert the present wrathLet's follow him, and pervert the present wrathpervert (v.)
old form: peruert
divert, turn aside, redirect
Cym II.iv.151
He hath against himselfe.He hath against himself. Cym II.iv.152.1
Iach. IACHIMO 
With all my heart.With all my heart. Cym II.iv.152.2
Exeunt.Exeunt Cym II.iv.152
Enter Posthumus.Enter Posthumus Cym II.iv.153
Post. POSTHUMUS 
Is there no way for Men to be, but WomenIs there no way for men to be, but women Cym II.iv.153
Must be halfe-workers? We are all Bastards,Must be half-workers? We are all bastards,half-worker (n.)
old form: halfe-workers
co-worker, co-operator, collaborator
Cym II.iv.154
And that most venerable man, which IAnd that most venerable man, which I Cym II.iv.155
Did call my Father, was, I know not whereDid call my father, was I know not where Cym II.iv.156
When I was stampt. Some Coyner with his ToolesWhen I was stamped. Some coiner with his toolsstamp (v.)
old form: stampt
make an impression of, mint, conceive
Cym II.iv.157
Made me a counterfeit: yet my Mother seem'dMade me a counterfeit: yet my mother seemedcounterfeit (n.)false imitation, spurious imageCym II.iv.158
The Dian of that time: so doth my WifeThe Dian of that time: so doth my wife Cym II.iv.159
The Non-pareill of this. Oh Vengeance, Vengeance!The nonpareil of this. O vengeance, vengeance!nonpareil (n.)
old form: Non-pareill
person without equal, unique one, paragon
Cym II.iv.160
Me of my lawfull pleasure she restrain'd,Me of my lawful pleasure she restrained Cym II.iv.161
And pray'd me oft forbearance: did it withAnd prayed me oft forbearance: did it withoft (adv.)oftenCym II.iv.162
forbearance (n.)patience, restraint, moderation
A pudencie so Rosie, the sweet view on'tA pudency so rosy, the sweet view on'tpudency (n.)
old form: pudencie
modesty, bashfulness, shyness
Cym II.iv.163
Might well haue warm'd olde Saturne; / That I thought herMight well have warmed old Saturn; that I thought herSaturn (n.)Roman god of seed time and harvestCym II.iv.164
As Chaste, as vn-Sunn'd Snow. Oh, all the Diuels!As chaste as unsunned snow. O, all the devils! Cym II.iv.165
This yellow Iachimo in an houre, was't not?This yellow Iachimo, in an hour, was't not?yellow (adj.)sallow, pasty-faced; or: jealousCym II.iv.166
Or lesse; at first? Perchance he spoke not, butOr less; at first? Perchance he spoke not, butperchance (adv.)perhaps, maybeCym II.iv.167
Like a full Acorn'd Boare, a Iarmen on,Like a full-acorned boar, a German one,full-acorned (adj.)
old form: full Acorn'd
fed full of acorns
Cym II.iv.168
Cry'de oh, and mounted; found no oppositionCried ‘ O!’ and mounted; found no opposition Cym II.iv.169
But what he look'd for, should oppose, and sheBut what he looked for should oppose and shelook for (v.)
old form: look'd
expect, hope for, anticipate
Cym II.iv.170
Should from encounter guard. Could I finde outShould from encounter guard. Could I find out Cym II.iv.171
The Womans part in me, for there's no motionThe woman's part in me – for there's no motionmotion (n.)cause, prompting, provocationCym II.iv.172
That tends to vice in man, but I affirmeThat tends to vice in man, but I affirm Cym II.iv.173
It is the Womans part: be it Lying, note it,It is the woman's part: be it lying, note it, Cym II.iv.174
The womans: Flattering, hers; Deceiuing, hers:The woman's: flattering, hers; deceiving, hers; Cym II.iv.175
Lust, and ranke thoughts, hers, hers: Reuenges hers:Lust and rank thoughts, hers, hers; revenges, hers:rank (adj.)
old form: ranke
lascivious, lustful, lewd
Cym II.iv.176
Ambitions, Couetings, change of Prides, Disdaine,Ambitions, covetings, change of prides, disdain,change (n.)variety, assortment, rangeCym II.iv.177
pride (n.)sexual desire, lustful excess
Nice-longing, Slanders, Mutability;Nice longing, slanders, mutability;mutability (n.)fickleness, inconstancy, capriceCym II.iv.178
nice (adj.)lustful, lecherous, lascivious, wanton
All Faults that name, nay, that Hell knowes, / Why hers,All faults that name, nay, that hell knows, why, hers Cym II.iv.179
in part, or all: but rather all. For euen to ViceIn part, or all: but rather all. For even to vice Cym II.iv.180
They are not constant, but are changing still;They are not constant, but are changing still;still (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyCym II.iv.181
One Vice, but of a minute old, for oneOne vice, but of a minute old, for one Cym II.iv.182
Not halfe so old as that. Ile write against them,Not half so old as that. I'll write against them, Cym II.iv.183
Detest them, curse them: yet 'tis greater SkillDetest them, curse them: yet 'tis greater skill Cym II.iv.184
In a true Hate, to pray they haue their will:In a true hate, to pray they have their will: Cym II.iv.185
The very Diuels cannot plague them better. The very devils cannot plague them better. Cym II.iv.186
Exit.Exit Cym II.iv.186
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