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Enter Belarius, Guiderius, Aruiragus, and Imogen from the Caue.Enter Belarius, Guiderius, Arviragus, and Innogen from the cave Cym IV.ii.1
Bel. BELARIUS  
(to Innogen) Cym IV.ii.1
You are not well: Remaine heere in the Caue, You are not well: remain here in the cave, Cym IV.ii.1
Wee'l come to you after Hunting.We'll come to you after hunting. Cym IV.ii.2.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS  
(to Innogen) Cym IV.ii.2
Brother, stay heere: Brother, stay here: Cym IV.ii.2.2
Are we not Brothers?Are we not brothers? Cym IV.ii.3.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
So man and man should be,So man and man should be; Cym IV.ii.3.2
But Clay and Clay, differs in dignitie,But clay and clay differs in dignity, Cym IV.ii.4
Whose dust is both alike. I am very sicke,Whose dust is both alike. I am very sick. Cym IV.ii.5
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Go you to Hunting, Ile abide with him.Go you to hunting, I'll abide with him. Cym IV.ii.6
Imo. INNOGEN 
So sicke I am not, yet I am not well:So sick I am not, yet I am not well: Cym IV.ii.7
But not so Citizen a wanton, asBut not so citizen a wanton aswanton (n.)spoilt child, pampered baby, weaklingCym IV.ii.8
citizen (adj.)city-bred, city-mannered
To seeme to dye, ere sicke: So please you, leaue me,To seem to die ere sick: so please you, leave me, Cym IV.ii.9
Sticke to your Iournall course: the breach of Custome,Stick to your journal course: the breach of customcourse (n.)habit, custom, practise, normal procedureCym IV.ii.10
journal (adj.)
old form: Iournall
daily, diurnal, routine
Is breach of all. I am ill, but your being by meIs breach of all. I am ill, but your being by me Cym IV.ii.11
Cannot amend me. Society, is no comfortCannot amend me. Society is no comfortamend (v.)cure, heal, improveCym IV.ii.12
society (n.)companionship, fellowship, association
To one not sociable: I am not very sicke,To one not sociable: I am not very sick, Cym IV.ii.13
Since I can reason of it: pray you trust me heere,Since I can reason of it: pray you, trust me here,reason (v.)argue rationally [about], debate the pros and cons [of]Cym IV.ii.14
Ile rob none but my selfe, and let me dyeI'll rob none but myself, and let me die, Cym IV.ii.15
Stealing so poorely.Stealing so poorly. Cym IV.ii.16.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
I loue thee: I haue spoke it,I love thee: I have spoke it, Cym IV.ii.16.2
How much the quantity, the waight as much,How much the quantity, the weight as much, Cym IV.ii.17
As I do loue my Father.As I do love my father. Cym IV.ii.18.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
What? How? how?What? How? How? Cym IV.ii.18.2
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
If it be sinne to say so (Sir) I yoake meeIf it be sin to say so, sir, I yoke meyoke (v.)
old form: yoake
associate, link, join, couple
Cym IV.ii.19
In my good Brothers fault: I know not whyIn my good brother's fault: I know not why Cym IV.ii.20
I loue this youth, and I haue heard you say,I love this youth, and I have heard you say, Cym IV.ii.21
Loue's reason's, without reason. The Beere at doore,Love's reason's without reason. The bier at door, Cym IV.ii.22
And a demand who is't shall dye, I'ld sayAnd a demand who is't shall die, I'ld say Cym IV.ii.23
My Father, not this youth.‘ My father, not this youth.’ Cym IV.ii.24.1
Bel. BELARIUS  
(aside) Cym IV.ii.24
Oh noble straine!O noble strain!strain (n.)
old form: straine
quality, character, disposition
Cym IV.ii.24.2
O worthinesse of Nature, breed of Greatnesse!O worthiness of nature! Breed of greatness!breed (n.)lineage, inheritance, stockCym IV.ii.25
"Cowards father Cowards, & Base things Syre Bace;Cowards father cowards, and base things sire base;base (adj.)low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rankCym IV.ii.26
"Nature hath Meale, and Bran; Contempt, and Grace.Nature hath meal, and bran; contempt, and grace.meal (n.)
old form: Meale
flour, edible part of grain
Cym IV.ii.27
bran (n.)husk, inedible part of grain
I'me not their Father, yet who this should bee,I'm not their father, yet who this should be, Cym IV.ii.28
Doth myracle it selfe, lou'd before mee.Doth miracle itself, loved before me. – miracle (v.)
old form: myracle
make a wonder of, show miraculous
Cym IV.ii.29
'Tis the ninth houre o'th'Morne.'Tis the ninth hour o'th' morn.morn (n.)
old form: Morne
morning, dawn
Cym IV.ii.30.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Brother, farewell.Brother, farewell. Cym IV.ii.30.2
Imo. INNOGEN 
I wish ye sport.I wish ye sport.sport (n.)recreation, amusement, entertainmentCym IV.ii.31.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
You health.---- So please you Sir.You health. – So please you, sir. Cym IV.ii.31.2
Imo. INNOGEN  
(aside) Cym IV.ii.32
These are kinde Creatures. / Gods, what lyes I haue heard:These are kind creatures. Gods, what lies I have heard! Cym IV.ii.32
Our Courtiers say, all's sauage, but at Court;Our courtiers say all's savage but at court; Cym IV.ii.33
Experience, oh thou disproou'st Report.Experience, O, thou disprov'st report! Cym IV.ii.34
Th'emperious Seas breeds Monsters; for the Dish,Th' emperious seas breed monsters; for the dishimperious, emperious (adj.)imperial, majestic, sovereignCym IV.ii.35
Poore Tributary Riuers, as sweet Fish:Poor tributary rivers as sweet fish: Cym IV.ii.36
I am sicke still, heart-sicke; Pisanio,I am sick still, heart-sick; Pisanio, Cym IV.ii.37
Ile now taste of thy Drugge.I'll now taste of thy drug. Cym IV.ii.38.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
I could not stirre him:I could not stir him:stir (v.)
old form: stirre
move, rouse, excite
Cym IV.ii.38.2
He said he was gentle, but vnfortunate;He said he was gentle, but unfortunate;gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, nobleCym IV.ii.39
Dishonestly afflicted, but yet honest.Dishonestly afflicted, but yet honest.dishonestly (adv.)treacherouslyCym IV.ii.40
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Thus did he answer me: yet said heereafter,Thus did he answer me: yet said, hereafter Cym IV.ii.41
I might know more.I might know more. Cym IV.ii.42.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
To'th'Field, to'th'Field:To th' field, to th' field!field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combatCym IV.ii.42.2
Wee'l leaue you for this time, go in, and rest.We'll leave you for this time, go in, and rest. Cym IV.ii.43
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Wee'l not be long away.We'll not be long away. Cym IV.ii.44.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Pray be not sicke,Pray be not sick, Cym IV.ii.44.2
For you must be our Huswife.For you must be our housewife. Cym IV.ii.45.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
Well, or ill,Well, or ill, Cym IV.ii.45.2
I am bound to you. I am bound to you.bound (adj.)obliged, indebted, under an obligationCym IV.ii.46.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
And shal't be euer.And shalt be ever. Cym IV.ii.46.2
Exit Innogen, to the cave Cym IV.ii.46
This youth, how ere distrest, appeares he hath hadThis youth, howe'er distressed, appears he hath haddistressed (adj.)
old form: distrest
afflicted with hardships, troubled with difficulties
Cym IV.ii.47
Good Ancestors.Good ancestors. Cym IV.ii.48.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
How Angell-like he sings?How angel-like he sings! Cym IV.ii.48.2
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
But his neate Cookerie? Arui. He cut our Rootes in Charracters,But his neat cookery! He cut our roots in characters,character (n.)
old form: Charracters
letter, letter-shape, graphic symbol
Cym IV.ii.49
neat (adj.)
old form: neate
dainty, elegant, tasty
And sawc'st our Brothes, as Iuno had bin sicke,And sauced our broths, as Juno had been sick,Juno (n.)Roman supreme goddess, wife of Jupiter, associated with the Moon, childbirth, marriage, and female identityCym IV.ii.50
sauce (v.)
old form: sawc'st
spice, season, flavour
And he her Dieter.And he her dieter.dieter (n.)dietician, nutritionist, feederCym IV.ii.51.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Nobly he yoakesNobly he yokesyoke (v.)
old form: yoakes
associate, link, join, couple
Cym IV.ii.51.2
A smiling, with a sigh; as if the sigheA smiling with a sigh; as if the sigh Cym IV.ii.52
Was that it was, for not being such a Smile:Was that it was, for not being such a smile; Cym IV.ii.53
The Smile, mocking the Sigh, that it would flyeThe smile mocking the sigh, that it would fly Cym IV.ii.54
From so diuine a Temple, to commixFrom so divine a temple, to commixcommix (v.)mix together, mingle, combineCym IV.ii.55
With windes, that Saylors raile at.With winds that sailors rail at.rail (v.)
old form: raile
rant, rave, be abusive [about]
Cym IV.ii.56.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
I do note,I do note Cym IV.ii.56.2
That greefe and patience rooted in them both,That grief and patience, rooted in him both, Cym IV.ii.57
Mingle their spurres together.Mingle their spurs together.spur (n.)
old form: spurres
root of a tree, main root
Cym IV.ii.58.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Grow patient,Grow, patience! Cym IV.ii.58.2
And let the stinking-Elder (Greefe) vntwineAnd let the stinking-elder, grief, untwine Cym IV.ii.59
His perishing roote, with the encreasing Vine.His perishing root, with the increasing vine!perishing (adj.)deadly, destructive, malignantCym IV.ii.60
Bel. BELARIUS 
It is great morning. Come away: Who's there?It is great morning. Come, away! – Who's there?great (adj.)high, fullCym IV.ii.61
Enter Cloten.Enter Cloten Cym IV.ii.62.1
Clo. CLOTEN 
I cannot finde those Runnagates, that VillaineI cannot find those runagates, that villainrunagate (n.)
old form: Runnagates
runaway, vagabond, fugitive
Cym IV.ii.62
Hath mock'd me. I am faint.Hath mocked me. I am faint. Cym IV.ii.63.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Those Runnagates?‘ Those runagates!’ Cym IV.ii.63.2
Meanes he not vs? I partly know him, 'tisMeans he not us? I partly know him, 'tispartly (adv.)slightly, in some measure, a littleCym IV.ii.64
Cloten, the Sonne o'th'Queene. I feare some Ambush:Cloten, the son o'th' queen. I fear some ambush: Cym IV.ii.65
I saw him not these many yeares, and yetI saw him not these many years, and yet Cym IV.ii.66
I know 'tis he: We are held as Out-Lawes: Hence.I know 'tis he; we are held as outlaws: hence!hold (v.)consider, regard, esteem, value [as]Cym IV.ii.67
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
He is but one: you, and my Brother searchHe is but one: you, and my brother search Cym IV.ii.68
What Companies are neere: pray you away,What companies are near: pray you, away,company (n.)group of followers, band of retainersCym IV.ii.69
Let me alone with him.Let me alone with him. Cym IV.ii.70.1
Exeunt Belarius and Arviragus Cym IV.ii.70
Clot. CLOTEN 
Soft, what are youSoft, what are yousoft (adv.)[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quietCym IV.ii.70.2
That flye me thus? Some villaine-Mountainers?That fly me thus? Some villain mountaineers?mountaineer (n.)
old form: Mountainers
[often contemptuous] mountain-dweller, native of the mountains
Cym IV.ii.71
villain (adj.)
old form: villaine
lowly, boorish, base
I haue heard of such. What Slaue art thou?I have heard of such. What slave art thou?slave (n.)
old form: Slaue
fellow, rascal, rogue, villain
Cym IV.ii.72.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
A thingA thing Cym IV.ii.72.2
More slauish did I ne're, then answeringMore slavish did I ne'er than answering Cym IV.ii.73
A Slaue without a knocke.A slave without a knock. Cym IV.ii.74.1
Clot. CLOTEN 
Thou art a Robber,Thou art a robber, Cym IV.ii.74.2
A Law-breaker, a Villaine: yeeld thee Theefe.A law-breaker, a villain: yield thee, thief. Cym IV.ii.75
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
To who? to thee? What art thou? Haue not ITo who? To thee? What art thou? Have not I Cym IV.ii.76
An arme as bigge as thine? A heart, as bigge:An arm as big as thine? A heart as big? Cym IV.ii.77
Thy words I grant are bigger: for I weare notThy words I grant are bigger: for I wear not Cym IV.ii.78
My Dagger in my mouth. Say what thou art:My dagger in my mouth. Say what thou art: Cym IV.ii.79
Why I should yeeld to thee?Why I should yield to thee. Cym IV.ii.80.1
Clot. CLOTEN 
Thou Villaine base,Thou villain base,base (adj.)poor, wretched, of low qualityCym IV.ii.80.2
Know'st me not by my Cloathes?Know'st me not by my clothes? Cym IV.ii.81.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
No, nor thy Taylor, Rascall:No, nor thy tailor, rascal, Cym IV.ii.81.2
Who is thy Grandfather? He made those cloathes,Who is thy grandfather: he made those clothes, Cym IV.ii.82
Which (as it seemes) make thee.Which – as it seems – make thee. Cym IV.ii.83.1
Clo. CLOTEN 
Thou precious Varlet,Thou precious varlet,precious (adj.)out-and-out, worthless, good-for-nothingCym IV.ii.83.2
varlet (n.)knave, rogue, rascal, ruffian
My Taylor made them not.My tailor made them not. Cym IV.ii.84.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Hence then, and thankeHence, then, and thank Cym IV.ii.84.2
The man that gaue them thee. Thou art some Foole,The man that gave them thee. Thou art some fool, Cym IV.ii.85
I am loath to beate thee.I am loath to beat thee. Cym IV.ii.86.1
Clot. CLOTEN 
Thou iniurious Theefe,Thou injurious thief,injurious (adj.)
old form: iniurious
insulting, slanderous, offensive
Cym IV.ii.86.2
thief (n.)
old form: Theefe
villain, scoundrel, rogue, wretch
Heare but my name, and tremble.Hear but my name, and tremble. Cym IV.ii.87.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
What's thy name?What's thy name? Cym IV.ii.87.2
Clo. CLOTEN 
Cloten, thou Villaine.Cloten, thou villain. Cym IV.ii.88
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Cloten, thou double Villaine be thy name,Cloten, thou double villain, be thy name, Cym IV.ii.89
I cannot tremble at it, were it Toad, or Adder, Spider,I cannot tremble at it, were it Toad, or Adder, Spider, Cym IV.ii.90
'Twould moue me sooner.'Twould move me sooner. Cym IV.ii.91.1
Clot. CLOTEN 
To thy further feare,To thy further fear, Cym IV.ii.91.2
Nay, to thy meere Confusion, thou shalt knowNay, to thy mere confusion, thou shalt knowmere (adj.)
old form: meere
complete, total, absolute, utter
Cym IV.ii.92
I am Sonne to'th'Queene.I am son to th' queen. Cym IV.ii.93.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
I am sorry for't: not seemingI am sorry for't: not seeming Cym IV.ii.93.2
So worthy as thy Birth.So worthy as thy birth. Cym IV.ii.94.1
Clot. CLOTEN 
Art not afeard?Art not afeard?afeard (adj.)afraid, frightened, scaredCym IV.ii.94.2
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Those that I reuerence, those I feare: the Wise:Those that I reverence, those I fear: the wise: Cym IV.ii.95
At Fooles I laugh: not feare them.At fools I laugh: not fear them. Cym IV.ii.96.1
Clot. CLOTEN 
Dye the death:Die the death: Cym IV.ii.96.2
When I haue slaine thee with my proper hand,When I have slain thee with my proper hand,proper (adj.)very, ownCym IV.ii.97
Ile follow those that euen now fled hence:I'll follow those that even now fled hence: Cym IV.ii.98
And on the Gates of Luds-Towne set your heads:And on the gates of Lud's town set your heads:Lud's townold name for LondonCym IV.ii.99
Yeeld Rusticke Mountaineer. Yield, rustic mountaineer.mountaineer (n.)[often contemptuous] mountain-dweller, native of the mountainsCym IV.ii.100
Fight and Exeunt.Exeunt, fighting Cym IV.ii.100
Enter Belarius and Aruiragus.Enter Belarius and Arviragus Cym IV.ii.101.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
No Companie's abroad?No company's abroad?company (n.)
old form: Companie
group of followers, band of retainers
Cym IV.ii.101
abroad (adv.)around, about, on the move
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
None in the world: you did mistake him sure.None in the world: you did mistake him sure. Cym IV.ii.102
Bel. BELARIUS 
I cannot tell: Long is it since I saw him,I cannot tell: long is it since I saw him, Cym IV.ii.103
But Time hath nothing blurr'd those lines of FauourBut time hath nothing blurred those lines of favourline (n.)lineament, distinctive featureCym IV.ii.104
favour (n.)
old form: Fauour
[facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
Which then he wore: the snatches in his voice,Which then he wore: the snatches in his voice,snatch (n.)catch, hesitation, jerkinessCym IV.ii.105
And burst of speaking were as his: I am absoluteAnd burst of speaking were as his: I am absoluteabsolute (adj.)certain, definite, positiveCym IV.ii.106
'Twas very Cloten.'Twas very Cloten.very (adj.)true, real, genuineCym IV.ii.107.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
In this place we left them;In this place we left them; Cym IV.ii.107.2
I wish my Brother make good time with him,I wish my brother make good time with him,wish (v.)hope, desireCym IV.ii.108
time (n.)use of time, experience, occasion
You say he is so fell.You say he is so fell.fell (adj.)cruel, fierce, savageCym IV.ii.109.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Being scarse made vp,Being scarce made up,scarce (adv.)
old form: scarse
scarcely, hardly, barely, only just
Cym IV.ii.109.2
I meane to man; he had not apprehensionI mean, to man, he had not apprehensionapprehension (n.)conception, grasping by the mind, awarenessCym IV.ii.110
man (n.)manhood, maturity, adulthood
Of roaring terrors: For defect of iudgementOf roaring terrors: for the defect of judgement Cym IV.ii.111
Is oft the cause of Feare. / But see thy Brother.Is oft the cause of fear. But, see, thy brother.oft (adv.)oftenCym IV.ii.112
Enter Guiderius.Enter Guiderius, with Cloten's head Cym IV.ii.113
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
This Cloten was a Foole, an empty purse,This Cloten was a fool, an empty purse, Cym IV.ii.113
There was no money in't: Not HerculesThere was no money in't: not HerculesHercules (n.)[Roman form of Heracles] proverbial for his mythical physical strength and miraculous achievementsCym IV.ii.114
Could haue knock'd out his Braines, for he had none:Could have knocked out his brains, for he had none: Cym IV.ii.115
Yet I not doing this, the Foole had borneYet I not doing this, the fool had borne Cym IV.ii.116
My head, as I do his.My head, as I do his. Cym IV.ii.117.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
What hast thou done?What hast thou done? Cym IV.ii.117.2
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
I am perfect what: cut off one Clotens head,I am perfect what: cut off one Cloten's head,perfect (adj.)certain, definite, positiveCym IV.ii.118
Sonne to the Queene (after his owne report)Son to the queen – after his own report –  Cym IV.ii.119
Who call'd me Traitor, Mountaineer, and sworeWho called me traitor, mountaineer, and swore,mountaineer (n.)[often contemptuous] mountain-dweller, native of the mountainsCym IV.ii.120
With his owne single hand heel'd take vs in,With his own single hand he'ld take us in, Cym IV.ii.121
Displace our heads, where (thanks the Gods) they growDisplace our heads where – thank the gods! – they grow, Cym IV.ii.122
And set them on Luds-Towne.And set them on Lud's town. Cym IV.ii.123.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
We are all vndone.We are all undone.undone (adj.)
old form: vndone
ruined, destroyed, brought down
Cym IV.ii.123.2
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Why, worthy Father, what haue we to loose,Why, worthy father, what have we to lose, Cym IV.ii.124
But that he swore to take our Liues? the LawBut that he swore to take, our lives? The law Cym IV.ii.125
Protects not vs, then why should we be tender,Protects not us, then why should we be tender,tender (adj.)meek, submissive, spinelessCym IV.ii.126
To let an arrogant peece of flesh threat vs?To let an arrogant piece of flesh threat us,threat (v.)threatenCym IV.ii.127
Play Iudge, and Executioner, all himselfe?Play judge, and executioner, all himself, Cym IV.ii.128
For we do feare the Law. What companyFor we do fear the law? What companycompany (n.)group of followers, band of retainersCym IV.ii.129
Discouer you abroad?Discover you abroad?abroad (adv.)around, about, on the moveCym IV.ii.130.1
discover (v.)
old form: Discouer
spy, spot, make out
Bel. BELARIUS 
No single souleNo single soul Cym IV.ii.130.2
Can we set eye on: but in all safe reasonCan we set eye on; but in all safe reasonsafe (adj.)sound, sensible, level-headedCym IV.ii.131
He must haue some Attendants. Though his HonorHe must have some attendants. Though his honour Cym IV.ii.132
Was nothing but mutation, I, and thatWas nothing but mutation, ay, and thatmutation (n.)changeableness, instability, vacillationCym IV.ii.133
From one bad thing to worse: Not Frenzie, / NotFrom one bad thing to worse, not frenzy, not Cym IV.ii.134
absolute madnesse could so farre haue rau'dAbsolute madness could so far have raved, Cym IV.ii.135
To bring him heere alone: although perhapsTo bring him here alone: although perhaps Cym IV.ii.136
It may be heard at Court, that such as weeIt may be heard at court that such as we Cym IV.ii.137
Caue heere, hunt heere, are Out-lawes, and in timeCave here, hunt here, are outlaws, and in timecave (v.)
old form: Caue
live in caves
Cym IV.ii.138
May make some stronger head, the which he hearing,May make some stronger head, the which he hearing – head (n.)fighting force, army, body of troopsCym IV.ii.139
(As it is like him) might breake out, and sweareAs it is like him – might break out, and swear Cym IV.ii.140
Heel'd fetch vs in, yet is't not probableHe'ld fetch us in, yet is't not probable Cym IV.ii.141
To come alone, either he so vndertaking,To come alone, either he so undertaking, Cym IV.ii.142
Or they so suffering: then on good ground we feare,Or they so suffering: then on good ground we fear,suffer (v.)allow, permit, letCym IV.ii.143
If we do feare this Body hath a taileIf we do fear this body hath a tail Cym IV.ii.144
More perillous then the head.More perilous than the head. Cym 1IV.ii.145.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Let Ord'nanceLet ordinanceordinance (n.)
old form: Ord'nance
providence, divine will, what is ordained
Cym IV.ii.145.2
Come as the Gods fore-say it: howsoere,Come as the gods foresay it: howsoe'er,foresay (v.)
old form: fore-say
predict, foretell
Cym IV.ii.146
My Brother hath done well.My brother hath done well. Cym IV.ii.147.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
I had no mindeI had no mindmind (n.)inclination, desire, wishCym IV.ii.147.2
To hunt this day: The Boy Fideles sickenesseTo hunt this day: the boy Fidele's sickness Cym IV.ii.148
Did make my way long forth.Did make my way long forth.way (n.)journey, expedition, outingCym IV.ii.149.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
With his owne Sword,With his own sword, Cym IV.ii.149.2
Which he did waue against my throat, I haue taneWhich he did wave against my throat, I have ta'en Cym IV.ii.150
His head from him: Ile throw't into the CreekeHis head from him: I'll throw't into the creek Cym IV.ii.151
Behinde our Rocke, and let it to the Sea,Behind our rock, and let it to the sea, Cym IV.ii.152
And tell the Fishes, hee's the Queenes Sonne, Cloten,And tell the fishes he's the queen's son, Cloten. Cym IV.ii.153
That's all I reake.That's all I reck.reck (v.)
old form: reake
regard, heed, care [for]
Cym IV.ii.154.1
Exit.Exit Cym IV.ii.154
Bel. BELARIUS 
I feare 'twill be reueng'd:I fear 'twill be revenged: Cym IV.ii.154.2
Would (Polidore) thou had'st not done't: though valourWould, Polydore, thou hadst not done't: though valour Cym IV.ii.155
Becomes thee well enough.Becomes thee well enough.become (v.)put a good front on, give a pleasing appearance toCym IV.ii.156.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Would I had done't:Would I had done't: Cym IV.ii.156.2
So the Reuenge alone pursu'de me: PolidoreSo the revenge alone pursued me! Polydore, Cym IV.ii.157
I loue thee brotherly, but enuy muchI love thee brotherly, but envy much Cym IV.ii.158
Thou hast robb'd me of this deed: I would ReuengesThou hast robbed me of this deed: I would revenges, Cym IV.ii.159
That possible strength might meet, wold seek vs throughThat possible strength might meet, would seek us throughmeet (v.)fight with, meet in battleCym IV.ii.160
seek through (v.)
old form: seeke
try, test, put to trial
And put vs to our answer.And put us to our answer.answer (n.)retaliation, armed responseCym IV.ii.161.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Well, 'tis done:Well, 'tis done: Cym IV.ii.161.2
Wee'l hunt no more to day, nor seeke for dangerWe'll hunt no more today, nor seek for danger Cym IV.ii.162
Where there's no profit. I prythee to our Rocke,Where there's no profit. I prithee, to our rock, Cym IV.ii.163
You and Fidele play the Cookes: Ile stayYou and Fidele play the cooks: I'll stay Cym IV.ii.164
Till hasty Polidore returne, and bring himTill hasty Polydore return, and bring himhasty (adj.)rash, impetuous, impulsiveCym IV.ii.165
To dinner presently.To dinner presently.presently (adv.)after a short time, soon, before longCym IV.ii.166.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Poore sicke Fidele.Poor sick Fidele! Cym IV.ii.166.2
Ile willingly to him, to gaine his colour,I'll willingly to him; to gain his colourgain (v.)
old form: gaine
restore, regain, improve
Cym IV.ii.167
Il'd let a parish of such Clotens blood,I'd let a parish of such Clotens blood,let bloodslaughter, kill, massacreCym IV.ii.168
And praise my selfe for charity. And praise myself for charity. Cym IV.ii.169.1
Exit.Exit Cym IV.ii.169
Bel. BELARIUS 
Oh thou Goddesse,O thou goddess, Cym IV.ii.169.2
Thou diuine Nature; thou thy selfe thou blazon'stThou divine Nature; thou thyself thou blazon'stblazon (v.)
old form: blazon'st
proclaim, display [as in a coat of arms]
Cym IV.ii.170
In these two Princely Boyes: they are as gentleIn these two princely boys: they are as gentlegentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, nobleCym IV.ii.171
As Zephires blowing below the Violet,As zephyrs blowing below the violet,zephyr (n.)
old form: Zephires
mild breeze, gentle wind [especially from the west]
Cym IV.ii.172
Not wagging his sweet head; and yet, as roughNot wagging his sweet head; and yet, as rough – wag (v.)move, stir, rouseCym IV.ii.173
(Their Royall blood enchaf'd) as the rud'st winde,Their royal blood enchafed – as the rud'st windenchafe (v.)
old form: enchaf'd
heat, excite, anger
Cym IV.ii.174
rude (adj.)
old form: rud'st
[of wind or water] stormy, turbulent, harsh
That by the top doth take the Mountaine Pine,That by the top doth take the mountain pine Cym IV.ii.175
And make him stoope to th'Vale. 'Tis wonderAnd make him stoop to th' vale. 'Tis wonder Cym IV.ii.176
That an inuisible instinct should frame themThat an invisible instinct should frame themframe (v.)adapt, adjust, shape, accommodateCym IV.ii.177
To Royalty vnlearn'd, Honor vntaught,To royalty unlearn'd, honour untaught,royalty (n.)regal quality, majestic character, lordlinessCym IV.ii.178
untaught (adj.)
old form: vntaught
natural, spontaneous
Ciuility not seene from other: valourCivility not seen from other, valour Cym IV.ii.179
That wildely growes in them, but yeelds a cropThat wildly grows in them, but yields a cropwildly (adv.)
old form: wildely
naturally, without cultivation
Cym IV.ii.180
As if it had beene sow'd: yet still it's strangeAs if it had been sowed. Yet still it's strange Cym IV.ii.181
What Clotens being heere to vs portends,What Cloten's being here to us portends,portend (v.)mean, signify, importCym IV.ii.182
Or what his death will bring vs.Or what his death will bring us. Cym IV.ii.183.1
Enter Guidereus.Enter Guiderius Cym IV.ii.183
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Where's my Brother?Where's my brother? Cym IV.ii.183.2
I haue sent Clotens Clot-pole downe the streame,I have sent Cloten's clotpoll down the stream,clotpoll, clotpole, clatpole (n.)
old form: Clot-pole
head, pate, noddle
Cym IV.ii.184
In Embassie to his Mother; his Bodie's hostageIn embassy to his mother; his body's hostage Cym IV.ii.185
For his returne. For his return. Cym IV.ii.186.1
Solemn Musick. (Solemn music) Cym IV.ii.186
Bel. BELARIUS 
My ingenuous Instrument,My ingenious instrument – ingenious (adj.)
old form: ingenuous
skilfully constructed, cleverly invented
Cym IV.ii.186.2
(Hearke Polidore) it sounds: but what occasionHark, Polydore – it sounds: but what occasionoccasion (n.)ground, reason, cause, matterCym IV.ii.187
Hath Cadwal now to giue it motion? Hearke.Hath Cadwal now to give it motion? Hark! Cym IV.ii.188
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Is he at home?Is he at home? Cym IV.ii.189.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
He went hence euen now.He went hence even now. Cym IV.ii.189.2
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
What does he meane? Since death of my deer'st MotherWhat does he mean? Since death of my dear'st mother Cym IV.ii.190
It did not speake before. All solemne thingsIt did not speak before. All solemn things Cym IV.ii.191
Should answer solemne Accidents. The matter?Should answer solemn accidents. The matter?answer (v.)live up to, correspond to, be equal toCym IV.ii.192
accident (n.)occurrence, event, happening
Triumphes for nothing, and lamenting Toyes,Triumphs for nothing, and lamenting toys,toy (n.)
old form: Toyes
whim, caprice, trifling matter
Cym IV.ii.193
triumph (n.)
old form: Triumphes
public festivity, pageant, display of celebration, tournament
Is iollity for Apes, and greefe for Boyes.Is jollity for apes, and grief for boys.ape (n.)fool, idiot, jackassCym IV.ii.194
Is Cadwall mad? Is Cadwal mad? Cym IV.ii.195.1
Enter Aruiragus, with Imogen dead, bearing her Enter Arviragus with Innogen, dead, bearing her Cym IV.ii.195.1
in his Armes.in his arms Cym IV.ii.195.2
Bel. BELARIUS 
Looke, heere he comes,Look, here he comes, Cym IV.ii.195.2
And brings the dire occasion in his Armes,And brings the dire occasion in his arms Cym IV.ii.196
Of what we blame him for.Of what we blame him for! Cym IV.ii.197.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
The Bird is deadThe bird is dead Cym IV.ii.197.2
That we haue made so much on. I had ratherThat we have made so much on. I had rather Cym IV.ii.198
Haue skipt from sixteene yeares of Age, to sixty:Have skipped from sixteen years of age to sixty: Cym IV.ii.199
To haue turn'd my leaping time into a Crutch,To have turned my leaping time into a crutch, Cym IV.ii.200
Then haue seene this.Than have seen this. Cym IV.ii.201.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Oh sweetest, fayrest Lilly:O sweetest, fairest lily: Cym IV.ii.201.2
My Brother weares thee not the one halfe so well,My brother wears thee not the one half so well Cym IV.ii.202
As when thou grew'st thy selfe.As when thou grew'st thyself. Cym IV.ii.203.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Oh Melancholly,O melancholy, Cym IV.ii.203.2
Who euer yet could sound thy bottome? FindeWho ever yet could sound thy bottom, findbottom (n.)
old form: bottome
depths
Cym IV.ii.204
sound (v.)find out, ascertain, sound out
find (v.)
old form: Finde
search through, sift, probe
The Ooze, to shew what Coast thy sluggish careThe ooze, to show what coast thy sluggish carecrare (n.)small trading boatCym IV.ii.205
care (n.)sorrow, grief, trouble
Might'st easilest harbour in. Thou blessed thing,Might'st easil'est harbour in? Thou blessed thing, Cym IV.ii.206
Ioue knowes what man thou might'st haue made: but I,Jove knows what man thou mightst have made: but I,Jove (n.)[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme godCym IV.ii.207
Thou dyed'st a most rare Boy, of Melancholly.Thou diedst a most rare boy, of melancholy.rare (adj.)unusual, striking, exceptionalCym IV.ii.208
How found you him?How found you him? Cym IV.ii.209.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Starke, as you see:Stark, as you see:stark (adj.)
old form: Starke
rigid, stiff [as in death]
Cym IV.ii.209.2
Thus smiling, as some Fly had tickled slumber,Thus smiling, as some fly had tickled slumber, Cym IV.ii.210
Not as deaths dart being laugh'd at: his right CheekeNot as death's dart, being laughed at: his right cheekdart (n.)arrow; or: light spearCym IV.ii.211
Reposing on a Cushion.Reposing on a cushion. Cym IV.ii.212.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Where?Where? Cym IV.ii.212.2
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
O'th'floore:O'th' floor; Cym IV.ii.212.3
His armes thus leagu'd, I thought he slept, and putHis arms thus leagued, I thought he slept, and putleague (v.)
old form: leagu'd
join, link, intertwine
Cym IV.ii.213
My clowted Brogues from off my feete, whose rudenesseMy clouted brogues from off my feet, whose rudenessclouted (adj.)
old form: clowted
metal-studded, hobnailed
Cym IV.ii.214
rudeness (n.)
old form: rudenesse
roughness, coarse state
brogue (n.)poor person's roughly made shoe
Answer'd my steps too lowd.Answered my steps too loud.answer (v.)
old form: Answer'd
answer back, make a rejoinder
Cym IV.ii.215.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Why, he but sleepes:Why, he but sleeps: Cym IV.ii.215.2
If he be gone, hee'l make his Graue, a Bed:If he be gone, he'll make his grave a bed: Cym IV.ii.216
With female Fayries will his Tombe be haunted,With female fairies will his tomb be haunted, Cym IV.ii.217
And Wormes will not come to thee.And worms will not come to thee. Cym IV.ii.218.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
With fayrest FlowersWith fairest flowers Cym IV.ii.218.2
Whil'st Sommer lasts, and I liue heere, Fidele,Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele, Cym IV.ii.219
Ile sweeten thy sad graue: thou shalt not lackeI'll sweeten thy sad grave: thou shalt not lack Cym IV.ii.220
The Flower that's like thy face. Pale-Primrose, norThe flower that's like thy face, pale primrose, nor Cym IV.ii.221
The azur'd Hare-Bell, like thy Veines: no, norThe azured harebell, like thy veins: no, norazure, azured (adj.)
old form: azur'd
coloured blue, bright blue [as of an uncloudy sky]
Cym IV.ii.222
The leafe of Eglantine, whom not to slander,The leaf of eglantine, whom not to slander,eglantine (n.)sweet briarCym IV.ii.223
Out-sweetned not thy breath: the Raddocke wouldOut-sweetened not thy breath: the ruddock wouldoutsweeten (v.)
old form: Out-sweetned
exceed in sweetness
Cym IV.ii.224
ruddock (n.)
old form: Raddocke
robin, redbreast
With Charitable bill (Oh bill sore shamingWith charitable bill – O bill, sore shamingsore (adv.)seriously, greatly, very muchCym IV.ii.225
Those rich-left-heyres, that let their Fathers lyeThose rich-left heirs, that let their fathers lierich-left (adj.)richly endowed, left well-offCym IV.ii.226
Without a Monument) bring thee all this,Without a monument! – bring thee all this; Cym IV.ii.227
Yea, and furr'd Mosse besides. When Flowres are noneYea, and furred moss besides. When flowers are none, Cym IV.ii.228
To winter-ground thy Coarse----To winter-ground thy corse – corse (n.)
old form: Coarse
corpse, dead body
Cym IV.ii.229.1
winter-ground (v.)[of plants] cover so as to protect from winter harshness
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Prythee haue done,Prithee, have done, Cym IV.ii.229.2
And do not play in Wench-like words with thatAnd do not play in wench-like words with thatwench-like (adj.)girlish, womanish, effeminateCym IV.ii.230
Which is so serious. Let vs bury him,Which is so serious. Let us bury him, Cym IV.ii.231
And not protract with admiration, whatAnd not protract with admiration whatadmiration (n.)amazement, astonishment, wonderCym IV.ii.232
protract (v.)delay, defer, put off, defer
Is now due debt. To'th'graue.Is now due debt. To th' grave! Cym IV.ii.233.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Say, where shall's lay him?Say, where shall's lay him? Cym IV.ii.233.2
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
By good Euriphile, our Mother.By good Euriphile, our mother. Cym IV.ii.234.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Bee't so:Be't so: Cym IV.ii.234.2
And let vs (Polidore) though now our voycesAnd let us, Polydore, though now our voices Cym IV.ii.235
Haue got the mannish cracke, sing him to'th'groundHave got the mannish crack, sing him to th' ground,crack (n.)
old form: cracke
broken voice quality
Cym IV.ii.236
mannish (adj.)of a man, adult, mature
As once to our Mother: vse like note, and words,As once to our mother: use like note and words,note (n.)melody, tune, music, songCym IV.ii.237
like (adj.)same, similar, alike, equal
Saue that Euriphile, must be Fidele.Save that Euriphile must be Fidele. Cym IV.ii.238
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Cadwall,Cadwal, Cym IV.ii.239
I cannot sing: Ile weepe, and word it with thee;I cannot sing: I'll weep, and word it with thee;word (v.)speak, utter, sayCym IV.ii.240
For Notes of sorrow, out of tune, are worseFor notes of sorrow out of tune are worsenote (n.)melody, tune, music, songCym IV.ii.241
Then Priests, and Phanes that lye.Than priests and fanes that lie.fane (n.)
old form: Phanes
oracle, temple-voice
Cym IV.ii.242.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Wee'l speake it then.We'll speak it then. Cym IV.ii.242.2
Bel. BELARIUS 
Great greefes I see med'cine the lesse: For ClotenGreat griefs, I see, medicine the less; for Clotenmedicine (v.)
old form: med'cine
cure, heal, relieve
Cym IV.ii.243
Is quite forgot. He was a Queenes Sonne, Boyes,Is quite forgot. He was a queen's son, boys, Cym IV.ii.244
And though he came our Enemy, rememberAnd though he came our enemy, remember, Cym IV.ii.245
He was paid for that: though meane, and mighty rottingHe was paid for that: though mean and mighty, rotting Cym IV.ii.246
Together haue one dust, yet ReuerenceTogether, have one dust, yet reverence – reverence (n.)
old form: Reuerence
profound respect, esteem
Cym IV.ii.247
(That Angell of the world) doth make distinctionThat angel of the world – doth make distinction Cym IV.ii.248
Of place 'tweene high, and low. Our Foe was Princely,Of place 'tween high, and low. Our foe was princely,place (n.)position, post, office, rankCym IV.ii.249
And though you tooke his life, as being our Foe,And though you took his life, as being our foe, Cym IV.ii.250
Yet bury him, as a Prince.Yet bury him, as a prince. Cym IV.ii.251.1
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Pray you fetch him hither,Pray you, fetch him hither, Cym IV.ii.251.2
Thersites body is as good as Aiax,Thersites' body is as good as Ajax',Thersites (n.)[pron: ther'siyteez] cowardly Greek, killed by Achilles after jeering at himCym IV.ii.252
Ajax (n.)[pron: 'ayjaks, OP also a'jayks] son of Telemon, king of Salamis (also called Ajax Telemonius); fought against Troy; proverbial for his size and strength
When neyther are aliue.When neither are alive. Cym IV.ii.253.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
If you'l go fetch him,If you'll go fetch him, Cym IV.ii.253.2
Wee'l say our Song the whil'st: Brother begin.We'll say our song the whilst. – Brother, begin.whilst, the
old form: whil'st
in the meantime, meanwhile
Cym IV.ii.254
Exit Belarius Cym IV.ii.254
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Nay Cadwall, we must lay his head to th'East,Nay, Cadwal, we must lay his head to the east, Cym IV.ii.255
My Father hath a reason for't.My father hath a reason for't. Cym IV.ii.256.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
'Tis true.'Tis true. Cym IV.ii.256.2
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Come on then, and remoue him.Come on then, and remove him. Cym IV.ii.257.1
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
So, begin.So, begin. Cym IV.ii.257.2
Guid. GUIDERIUS 
SONG.SONG Cym IV.ii.257a
Feare no more the heate o'th'Sun,Fear no more the heat o'th' sun, Cym IV.ii.258
Nor the furious Winters rages,Nor the furious winter's rages, Cym IV.ii.259
Thou thy worldly task hast don,Thou thy worldly task has done, Cym IV.ii.260
Home art gon, and tane thy wages.Home art gone and ta'en thy wages. Cym IV.ii.261
Golden Lads, and Girles all must,Golden lads and girls all must, Cym IV.ii.262
As Chimney-Sweepers come to dust.As chimney-sweepers, come to dust. Cym IV.ii.263
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Feare no more the frowne o'th'Great,Fear no more the frown o'th' great, Cym IV.ii.264
Thou art past the Tirants stroake,Thou art past the tyrant's stroke, Cym IV.ii.265
Care no more to cloath and eate,Care no more to clothe and eat, Cym IV.ii.266
To thee the Reede is as the Oake:To thee the reed is as the oak: Cym IV.ii.267
The Scepter, Learning, Physicke must,The sceptre, learning, physic, mustphysic (n.)
old form: Physicke
knowledge of the human body, medical science
Cym IV.ii.268
All follow this and come to dust.All follow this and come to dust. Cym IV.ii.269
Guid. GUIDERIUS 
Feare no more the Lightning flash.Fear no more the lightning-flash. Cym IV.ii.270
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Nor th'all-dreaded Thunderstone.Nor th' all-dreaded thunder-stone.thunder-stone (n.)
old form: Thunderstone
thunderbolt
Cym IV.ii.271
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
Feare not Slander, Censure rash.Fear not slander, censure rash. Cym IV.ii.272
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Thou hast finish'd Ioy and mone.Thou hast finished joy and moan. Cym IV.ii.273
Both. BOTH 
All Louers young, all Louers must,All lovers young, all lovers must Cym IV.ii.274
Consigne to thee and come to dust.Consign to thee and come to dust.consign to (v.)
old form: Consigne
comply in the same way as, submit to the same condition as
Cym IV.ii.275
Guid. GUIDERIUS 
No Exorcisor harme thee,No exorciser harm thee!exorciser (n.)spirit-raiser, one who conjures spiritsCym IV.ii.276
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Nor no witch-craft charme thee.Nor no witchcraft charm thee!charm (v.)
old form: charme
work magic [on], bewitch, enchant
Cym IV.ii.277
Guid. GUIDERIUS 
Ghost vnlaid forbeare thee.Ghost unlaid forbear thee!forbear (v.)
old form: forbeare
leave alone, avoid, stay away [from]
Cym IV.ii.278
unlaid (adj.)
old form: vnlaid
not driven out by an exorcist, not prevented from walking
Arui. ARVIRAGUS 
Nothing ill come neere thee.Nothing ill come near thee!ill (adj.)bad, adverse, unfavourableCym IV.ii.279
Both. BOTH 
Quiet consumation haue,Quiet consummation have,consummation (n.)
old form: consumation
fitting end, crowning fulfilment [of life]
Cym IV.ii.280
And renowned be thy graue.And renowned be thy grave! Cym IV.ii.281
Enter Belarius with the body of Cloten.Enter Belarius with the body of Clotenobsequy (n.)funeral rite, burial ceremonyCym IV.ii.282
Gui. GUIDERIUS 
We haue done our obsequies: / Come lay him downe.We have done our obsequies: come, lay him down. Cym IV.ii.282.1
Bel. BELARIUS 
Heere's a few Flowres, but 'bout midnight more:Here's a few flowers, but 'bout midnight more: Cym IV.ii.283
The hearbes that haue on them cold dew o'th'nightThe herbs that have on them cold dew o'th' night Cym IV.ii.284
Are strewings fit'st for Graues: vpon their Faces.Are strewings fitt'st for graves: upon their faces.strewing (n.)(plural) things to be scatteredCym IV.ii.285
You were as Flowres, now wither'd: euen soYou were as flowers, now withered: even so Cym IV.ii.286
These Herbelets shall, which we vpon you strew.These herblets shall, which we upon you strew.herblet (n.)
old form: Herbelets
little herb
Cym IV.ii.287
strow (v.)strew, scatter
Come on, away, apart vpon our knees:Come on, away, apart upon our knees: Cym IV.ii.288
The ground that gaue them first, ha's them againe:The ground that gave them first has them again: Cym IV.ii.289
Their pleasures here are past, so are their paine. Their pleasures here are past, so is their pain. Cym IV.ii.290
Exeunt.Exeunt Belarius, Guiderius, and Arviragus Cym IV.ii.290
Imogen INNOGEN  
awakes. (awakes) Cym IV.ii.291
Yes Sir, to Milford-Hauen, which is the way? Yes sir, to Milford-Haven, which is the way? Cym IV.ii.291
I thanke you: by yond bush? pray how farre thether?I thank you: by yond bush? Pray, how far thither? Cym IV.ii.292
'Ods pittikins: can it be sixe mile yet?'Ods pittikins: can it be six mile yet?pittikins (n.)dear pityCym IV.ii.293
I haue gone all night: 'Faith, Ile lye downe, and sleepe.I have gone all night: faith, I'll lie down and sleep.go (v.)walk, travel on footCym IV.ii.294
But soft; no Bedfellow? Oh Gods, and Goddesses!But, soft! No bedfellow! O gods and goddesses!soft (adv.)[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quietCym IV.ii.295
seeing the body of Cloten Cym IV.ii.296
These Flowres are like the pleasures of the World;These flowers are like the pleasures of the world; Cym IV.ii.296
This bloody man the care on't. I hope I dreame:This bloody man, the care on't. I hope I dream:care (n.)sorrow, grief, troubleCym IV.ii.297
For so I thought I was a Caue-keeper,For so I thought I was a cave-keeper,cave-keeper (n.)
old form: Caue-keeper
cave-dweller
Cym IV.ii.298
And Cooke to honest Creatures. But 'tis not so:And cook to honest creatures. But 'tis not so: Cym IV.ii.299
'Twas but a bolt of nothing, shot at nothing,'Twas but a bolt of nothing, shot at nothing,bolt (n.)[short and thick, crossbow] arrowCym IV.ii.300
Which the Braine makes of Fumes. Our very eyes,Which the brain makes of fumes. Our very eyesfume (n.)harmful vapour [rising from the stomach to the brain]Cym IV.ii.301
Are sometimes like our Iudgements, blinde. Good faithAre sometimes like our judgements, blind. Good faith, Cym IV.ii.302
I tremble still with feare: but if there beI tremble still with fear: but if there be Cym IV.ii.303
Yet left in Heauen, as small a drop of pittieYet left in heaven as small a drop of pity Cym IV.ii.304
As a Wrens eye; fear'd Gods, a part of it.As a wren's eye, feared gods, a part of it! Cym IV.ii.305
The Dreame's heere still: euen when I wake it isThe dream's here still: even when I wake it is Cym IV.ii.306
Without me, as within me: not imagin'd, felt.Without me, as within me: not imagined, felt. Cym IV.ii.307
A headlesse man? The Garments of Posthumus?A headless man? The garments of Posthumus? Cym IV.ii.308
I know the shape of's Legge: this is his Hand:I know the shape of's leg: this is his hand: Cym IV.ii.309
His Foote Mercuriall: his martiall ThighHis foot Mercurial: his Martial thigh: Cym IV.ii.310
The brawnes of Hercules: but his Iouiall face---The brawns of Hercules: but his Jovial face – Hercules (n.)[Roman form of Heracles] proverbial for his mythical physical strength and miraculous achievementsCym IV.ii.311
jovial (adj.)
old form: Iouiall
majestic, like Jove [Jupiter]
brawn (n.)
old form: brawnes
muscle, fleshy part of the body
Murther in heauen? How? 'tis gone. Pisanio,Murder in heaven! How – ? 'Tis gone. Pisanio, Cym IV.ii.312
All Curses madded Hecuba gaue the Greekes,All curses madded Hecuba gave the Greeks,madded (adj.)maddenedCym IV.ii.313
Hecuba (n.)wife of Priam, King of Troy, and mother of 18 children; after the Greeks took Troy, she saw her sons and her husband killed, and was sent into slavery.
And mine to boot, be darted on thee: thouAnd mine to boot, be darted on thee! Thou,dart (v.)hurl like an arrowCym IV.ii.314
boot, toin addition, as well
Conspir'd with that Irregulous diuell Cloten,Conspired with that irregulous devil, Cloten,irregulous (adj.)unruly, lawless, uncontrollableCym IV.ii.315
Hath heere cut off my Lord. To write, and read,Hast here cut off my lord. To write, and read Cym IV.ii.316
Be henceforth treacherous. Damn'd Pisanio,Be henceforth treacherous! Damned Pisanio Cym IV.ii.317
Hath with his forged Letters (damn'd Pisanio)Hath with his forged letters – damned Pisanio –  Cym IV.ii.318
From this most brauest vessell of the worldFrom this most bravest vessel of the worldbrave (adj.)
old form: brauest
noble, worthy, excellent
Cym IV.ii.319
Strooke the maine top! Oh Posthumus, alas,Struck the main-top! O Posthumus, alas,main-top (n.)
old form: maine top
top of a ship's mainmast
Cym IV.ii.320
Where is thy head? where's that? Aye me! where's that?Where is thy head? Where's that? Ay me! Where's that? Cym IV.ii.321
Pisanio might haue kill'd thee at the heart,Pisanio might have killed thee at the heart, Cym IV.ii.322
And left this head on. How should this be, Pisanio?And left this head on. How should this be, Pisanio? Cym IV.ii.323
'Tis he, and Cloten: Malice, and Lucre in them'Tis he and Cloten: malice and lucre in themlucre (n.)profit, financial gainCym IV.ii.324
Haue laid this Woe heere. Oh 'tis pregnant, pregnant!Have laid this woe here. O, 'tis pregnant, pregnant!pregnant (adj.)obvious, clear, evidentCym IV.ii.325
lay (v.)bring down, inflict
The Drugge he gaue me, which hee said was preciousThe drug he gave me, which he said was precious Cym IV.ii.326
And Cordiall to me, haue I not found itAnd cordial to me, have I not found itcordial (adj.)
old form: Cordiall
reviving, invigorating, restorative
Cym IV.ii.327
Murd'rous to'th'Senses? That confirmes it home:Murd'rous to th' senses? That confirms it home:home (adv.)fully, thoroughly, unsparinglyCym IV.ii.328
This is Pisanio's deede, and Cloten: Oh!This is Pisanio's deed, and Cloten – O! Cym IV.ii.329
Giue colour to my pale cheeke with thy blood,Give colour to my pale cheek with thy blood, Cym IV.ii.330
That we the horrider may seeme to thoseThat we the horrider may seem to thosehorrid (adj.)horrifying, frightful, terrifyingCym IV.ii.331
Which chance to finde vs. Oh, my Lord! my Lord!Which chance to find us. O, my lord! My lord! Cym IV.ii.332
(falls on the body) Cym IV.ii.332
Enter Lucius, Captaines, and a Soothsayer.Enter Lucius, Captains, and a Soothsayercaptain (n.)
old form: Captaines
commander, chief, leader
Cym IV.ii.333.1
Cap. CAPTAIN 
To them, the Legions garrison'd in GalliaTo them, the legions garrisoned in Gallia,Gallia (n.)old name for France [Gaul]Cym IV.ii.333
After your will, haue crost the Sea, attendingAfter your will have crossed the sea, attendingattend (v.)await, wait for, expectCym IV.ii.334
You heere at Milford-Hauen, with your Shippes:You here at Milford-Haven, with your ships: Cym IV.ii.335
They are heere in readinesse.They are in readiness. Cym IV.ii.336.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
But what from Rome?But what from Rome? Cym IV.ii.336.2
Cap, CAPTAIN 
The Senate hath stirr'd vp the Confiners,The senate hath stirred up the confinersconfiner (n.)inhabitant, dweller, residentCym IV.ii.337
And Gentlemen of Italy, most willing Spirits,And gentlemen of Italy, most willing spirits, Cym IV.ii.338
That promise Noble Seruice: and they comeThat promise noble service: and they come Cym IV.ii.339
Vnder the Conduct of bold Iachimo,Under the conduct of bold Iachimo,conduct (n.)leadership, commandCym IV.ii.340
Syenna's Brother.Siena's brother. Cym IV.ii.341.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
When expect you them?When expect you them? Cym IV.ii.341.2
Cap. CAPTAIN 
With the next benefit o'th'winde.With the next benefit o'th' wind.benefit (n.)agency, help, meansCym IV.ii.342.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
This forwardnesseThis forwardnessforwardness (n.)
old form: forwardnesse
state of readiness, preparedness, zeal
Cym IV.ii.342.2
Makes our hopes faire. Command our present numbersMakes our hopes fair. Command our present numbers Cym IV.ii.343
Be muster'd: bid the Captaines looke too't. Now Sir,Be mustered; bid the captains look to't. Now sir, Cym IV.ii.344
What haue you dream'd of late of this warres purpose.What have you dreamed of late of this war's purpose?purpose (n.)outcome, result, endCym IV.ii.345
late, ofrecently, a little while ago
Sooth. SOOTHSAYER 
Last night, the very Gods shew'd me a visionLast night the very gods showed me a vision –  Cym IV.ii.346
(I fast, and pray'd for their Intelligence) thus:I fast, and prayed for their intelligence – thus:intelligence (n.)information, news, communicationCym IV.ii.347
I saw Ioues Bird, the Roman Eagle wing'dI saw Jove's bird, the Roman eagle, winged Cym IV.ii.348
From the spungy South, to this part of the West,From the spongy south to this part of the west,spongy, spungy (adj.)rainy, damp, soggy, moisture-filledCym IV.ii.349
There vanish'd in the Sun-beames, which portendsThere vanished in the sunbeams, which portends – portend (v.)mean, signify, importCym IV.ii.350
(Vnlesse my sinnes abuse my Diuination)Unless my sins abuse my divination – abuse (v.)deceive, mislead, fool, cheatCym IV.ii.351
Successe to th'Roman hoast.Success to th' Roman host.host (n.)
old form: hoast
army, armed multitude
Cym IV.ii.352.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
Dreame often so,Dream often so, Cym IV.ii.352.2
And neuer false. Soft hoa, what truncke is heere?And never false. Soft ho, what trunk is here?soft (adv.)[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quietCym IV.ii.353
false (adj.)wrong, mistaken
Without his top? The ruine speakes, that sometimeWithout his top? The ruin speaks that sometimetop (n.)headCym IV.ii.354
It was a worthy building. How? a Page?It was a worthy building. How? A page? Cym IV.ii.355
Or dead, or sleeping on him? But dead rather:Or dead, or sleeping on him? But dead rather: Cym IV.ii.356
For Nature doth abhorre to make his bedFor nature doth abhor to make his bedabhor (v.)
old form: abhorre
loathe, abominate, regard with disgust
Cym IV.ii.357
nature (n.)human nature
With the defunct, or sleepe vpon the dead.With the defunct, or sleep upon the dead.defunct (n.)dead person, deceasedCym IV.ii.358
Let's see the Boyes face.Let's see the boy's face. Cym IV.ii.359.1
Cap. CAPTAIN 
Hee's aliue my Lord.He's alive, my lord. Cym IV.ii.359.2
Luc. LUCIUS 
Hee'l then instruct vs of this body: Young one,He'll then instruct us of this body. Young one, Cym IV.ii.360
Informe vs of thy Fortunes, for it seemesInform us of thy fortunes, for it seems Cym IV.ii.361
They craue to be demanded: who is thisThey crave to be demanded. Who is thisdemand (v.)request to tell, question, ask [about]Cym IV.ii.362
crave (v.)
old form: craue
need, demand, require
Thou mak'st thy bloody Pillow? Or who was heThou mak'st thy bloody pillow? Or who was he Cym IV.ii.363
That (otherwise then noble Nature did)That – otherwise than noble Nature did –  Cym IV.ii.364
Hath alter'd that good Picture? What's thy interestHath altered that good picture? What's thy interest Cym IV.ii.365
In this sad wracke? How came't? Who is't?In this sad wreck? How came't? Who is't? Cym IV.ii.366
What art thou?What art thou? Cym IV.ii.367.1
Imo. INNOGEN 
I am nothing; or if not,I am nothing; or if not, Cym IV.ii.367.2
Nothing to be were better: This was my Master,Nothing to be were better. This was my master, Cym IV.ii.368
A very valiant Britaine, and a good,A very valiant Briton, and a good, Cym IV.ii.369
That heere by Mountaineers lyes slaine: Alas,That here by mountaineers lies slain. Alas!mountaineer (n.)[often contemptuous] mountain-dweller, native of the mountainsCym IV.ii.370
There is no more such Masters: I may wanderThere is no more such masters: I may wander Cym IV.ii.371
From East to Occident, cry out for Seruice,From east to occident, cry out for service,occident (n.)westCym IV.ii.372
service (n.)
old form: Seruice
employment, situation as a servant
Try many, all good: serue truly: neuerTry many, all good: serve truly: never Cym IV.ii.373
Finde such another Master.Find such another master. Cym IV.ii.374.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
'Lacke, good youth:'Lack, good youth! Cym IV.ii.374.2
Thou mou'st no lesse with thy complaining, thenThou mov'st no less with thy complaining thancomplaining (n.)lamentation, sorrowing, mourningCym IV.ii.375
move (v.)
old form: mou'st
arouse, affect, stir [by emotion]
Thy Maister in bleeding: say his name, good Friend.Thy master in bleeding: say his name, good friend. Cym IV.ii.376
Imo. INNOGEN 
Richard du Champ: If I do lye, and doRichard du Champ: (aside) if I do lie, and do Cym IV.ii.377
No harme by it, though the Gods heare, I hopeNo harm by it, though the gods hear, I hope Cym IV.ii.378
They'l pardon it. Say you Sir?They'll pardon it. Say you, sir? Cym IV.ii.379.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
Thy name?Thy name? Cym IV.ii.379.2
Imo. INNOGEN 
Fidele Sir.Fidele, sir. Cym IV.ii.379.3
Luc. LUCIUS 
Thou doo'st approue thy selfe the very same:Thou dost approve thyself the very same:approve (v.)
old form: approue
prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
Cym IV.ii.380
Thy Name well fits thy Faith; thy Faith, thy Name:Thy name well fits thy faith; thy faith thy name: Cym IV.ii.381
Wilt take thy chance with me? I will not sayWilt take thy chance with me? I will not say Cym IV.ii.382
Thou shalt be so well master'd, but be sureThou shalt be so well mastered, but be sure Cym IV.ii.383
No lesse belou'd. The Romane Emperors LettersNo less beloved. The Roman emperor's letters Cym IV.ii.384
Sent by a Consull to me, should not soonerSent by a consul to me should not sooner Cym IV.ii.385
Then thine owne worth preferre thee: Go with me.Than thine own worth prefer thee: go with me.prefer (v.)
old form: preferre
promote, advance, recommend
Cym IV.ii.386
Imo. INNOGEN 
Ile follow Sir. But first, and't please the Gods,I'll follow, sir. But first, an't please the gods, Cym IV.ii.387
Ile hide my Master from the Flies, as deepeI'll hide my master from the flies, as deep Cym IV.ii.388
As these poore Pickaxes can digge: and whenAs these poor pickaxes can dig: and when Cym IV.ii.389
With wild wood-leaues & weeds, I ha' strew'd his graueWith wild wood-leaves and weeds I ha' strewed his grave Cym IV.ii.390
And on it said a Century of prayersAnd on it said a century of prayers – century (n.)hundredCym IV.ii.391
(Such as I can) twice o're, Ile weepe, and sighe,Such as I can – twice o'er, I'll weep and sigh,can (v.)be skilled [in], have ability [in]Cym IV.ii.392
And leauing so his seruice, follow you,And leaving so his service, follow you, Cym IV.ii.393
So please you entertaine mee.So please you entertain me.entertain (v.)
old form: entertaine
hire, employ, maintain, take into service
Cym IV.ii.394.1
Luc. LUCIUS 
I good youth,Ay, good youth; Cym IV.ii.394.2
And rather Father thee, then Master thee:And rather father thee than master thee. Cym IV.ii.395
My Friends,My friends, Cym IV.ii.396
The Boy hath taught vs manly duties: Let vsThe boy hath taught us manly duties: let us Cym IV.ii.397
Finde out the prettiest Dazied-Plot we can,Find out the prettiest daisied plot we can, Cym IV.ii.398
And make him with our Pikes and PartizansAnd make him with our pikes and partisanspike, pick (n.)weapon with a long handle ending in a spearheadCym IV.ii.399
partisan (n.)
old form: Partizans
weapon with a long handle and a broad head, sometimes with a projection at the side
A Graue: Come, Arme him: Boy hee's preferr'dA grave: come, arm him. Boy, he is preferredarm (v.)
old form: Arme
take into one's arms, lift up
Cym IV.ii.400
prefer (v.)
old form: preferr'd
promote, advance, recommend
By thee, to vs, and he shall be interr'dBy thee to us, and he shall be interred Cym IV.ii.401
As Souldiers can. Be cheerefull; wipe thine eyes,As soldiers can. Be cheerful, wipe thine eyes: Cym IV.ii.402
Some Falles are meanes the happier to arise. Some falls are means the happier to arise. Cym IV.ii.403
ExeuntExeunt Cym IV.ii.403
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