Antony and Cleopatra
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Enter Demetrius and Philo.Enter Demetrius and Philodotage (n.)doting, infatuation, excessive affectionAC I.i.1
Philo.PHILO 
NAy, but this dotage of our GeneralsNay, but this dotage of our general's AC I.i.1
Ore-flowes the measure: those his goodly eyesO'erflows the measure. Those his goodly eyes,measure (n.)limit, moderation, extent not to be exceededAC I.i.2
That o're the Files and Musters of the Warre,That o'er the files and musters of the warfile (n.)rank of soldiers, formationAC I.i.3
muster (n.)(plural) groups of soldiers, ranks
Haue glow'd like plated Mars: / Now bend, now turneHave glowed like plated Mars, now bend, now turnMars (n.)Roman god of warAC I.i.4
plated (adj.)wearing plate armour, armour-protected
The Office and Deuotion of their viewThe office and devotion of their viewoffice (n.)task, service, duty, responsibilityAC I.i.5
Vpon a Tawny Front. His Captaines heart,Upon a tawny front. His captain's heart,captain (n.)
old form: Captaines
commander, chief, leader
AC I.i.6
tawny (adj.)brown-skinned
front (n.)forehead, face
Which in the scuffles of great Fights hath burstWhich in the scuffles of great fights hath burst AC I.i.7
The Buckles on his brest, reneages all temper,The buckles on his breast, reneges all temper,temper (n.)self-control, self-restraint, moderationAC I.i.8
renege (v.)
old form: reneages
renounce, refuse, abandon
And is become the Bellowes and the FanAnd is become the bellows and the fan AC I.i.9
To coole a Gypsies Lust.To cool a gypsy's lust.Antony, MarkRoman leader in 1st-c BCAC I.i.10.1
Cleopatra (n.)Egyptian queen in 1st-c BC
Flourish. Enter Anthony, Cleopatra, her Ladies, Flourish. Enter Antony, Cleopatra, her ladies AC I.i.10.1
the Traine, with Eunuchs fanning Charmian and Iras, the train, with eunuchs fanning AC I.i.10.2
her.her AC I.i.10.3
Looke where they come:Look where they come. AC I.i.10.2
Take but good note, and you shall see in himTake but good note, and you shall see in him AC I.i.11
(The triple Pillar of the world) transform'dThe triple pillar of the world transformedtriple (adj.)one of threeAC I.i.12
Into a Strumpets Foole. Behold and see.Into a strumpet's fool. Behold and see.fool (n.)
old form: Foole
[professional] clown, jester
AC I.i.13
strumpet (n.)harlot, prostitute, whore
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
If it be Loue indeed, tell me how much.If it be love indeed, tell me how much. AC I.i.14
Ant. ANTONY 
There's beggery in the loue that can be reckon'dThere's beggary in the love that can be reckoned.beggary (n.)
old form: beggery
beggarliness, niggardliness, meanness
AC I.i.15
reckon (v.)
old form: reckon'd
quantify, calculate, measure
Cleo.CLEOPATRA 
Ile set a bourne how farre to be belou'd.I'll set a bourn how far to be beloved.bourn (n.)
old form: bourne
frontier, destination, boundary
AC I.i.16
Ant. ANTONY 
Then must thou needes finde out new Heauen, new Earth.Then must thou needs find out new heaven, new earth. AC I.i.17
Enter a Messenger.Enter a Messengersum (n.)
old form: summe
summary, gist, essence
AC I.i.18
grate (v.)harass, irritate, aggravate
Mes. MESSENGER 
Newes (my good Lord) from Rome.News, my good lord, from Rome. AC I.i.18.1
Ant. ANTONY 
Grates me, the summe. Grates me! The sum. AC I.i.18.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Nay heare them Anthony.Nay, hear them, Antony. AC I.i.19
Fuluia perchance is angry: Or who knowes,Fulvia perchance is angry; or who knowsperchance (adv.)perhaps, maybeAC I.i.20
If the scarse-bearded Casar haue not sentIf the scarce-bearded Caesar have not sentscarce-bearded (adj.)
old form: scarse-bearded
with a beard only just emerging, juvenile
AC I.i.21
His powrefull Mandate to you. Do this, or this;His powerful mandate to you: ‘Do this, or this; AC I.i.22
Take in that Kingdome, and Infranchise that:Take in that kingdom, and enfranchise that.enfranchise (v.)
old form: Infranchise
set free, liberate
AC I.i.23
take in (v.)conquer, subdue, overcome
Perform't, or else we damne thee.Perform't, or else we damn thee.' AC I.i.24.1
Ant. ANTONY 
How, my Loue? How, my love? AC I.i.24.2
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Perchance? Nay, and most like:Perchance? Nay, and most like.like (adv.)likely, probable / probablyAC I.i.25
You must not stay heere longer, your dismissionYou must not stay here longer. Your dismissiondismission (n.)discharge from service, permission to leaveAC I.i.26
Is come from Casar, therefore heare it AnthonyIs come from Caesar. Therefore hear it, Antony. AC I.i.27
Where's Fuluias Processe? (Casars I would say) both?Where's Fulvia's process? Caesar's I would say! Both!process (n.)
old form: Processe
command, mandate, instructions
AC I.i.28
Call in the Messengers: As I am Egypts Queene,Call in the messengers. As I am Egypt's Queen, AC I.i.29
Thou blushest Anthony, and that blood of thineThou blushest, Antony, and that blood of thine AC I.i.30
Is Casars homager: else so thy cheeke payes shame,Is Caesar's homager; else so thy cheek pays shamehomager (n.)one who owes homage, vassalAC I.i.31
When shrill-tongu'd Fuluia scolds. The Messengers.When shrill-tongued Fulvia scolds. The messengers! AC I.i.32
Ant. ANTONY 
Let Rome in Tyber melt, and the wide ArchLet Rome in Tiber melt, and the wide archTiber (n.)[pron: 'tiyber] river flowing through RomeAC I.i.33
Of the raing'd Empire fall: Heere is my space,Of the ranged empire fall! Here is my space.ranged (adj.)
old form: raing'd
arranged, ordered; or: spacious, extensive
AC I.i.34
Kingdomes are clay: Our dungie earth alikeKingdoms are clay. Our dungy earth alikedungy (adj.)
old form: dungie
dung-like; or: vile, filthy, loathsome
AC I.i.35
Feeds Beast as Man; the Noblenesse of lifeFeeds beast as man. The nobleness of life AC I.i.36
Is to do thus: when such a mutuall paire,Is to do thus – when such a mutual pairmutual (adj.)
old form: mutuall
well-matched, complementary
AC I.i.37
And such a twaine can doo't, in which I bindeAnd such a twain can do't, in which I bind, AC I.i.38
One paine of punishment, the world to weeteOn pain of punishment, the world to weetweet (v.)
old form: weete
know
AC I.i.39
We stand vp Peerelesse.We stand up peerless.excellent (adj.)[in a bad or neutral sense] exceptionally great, supreme, extremeAC I.i.40.1
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Excellent falshood: Excellent falsehood! AC I.i.40.2
Why did he marry Fuluia, and not loue her?Why did he marry Fulvia, and not love her? AC I.i.41
Ile seeme the Foole I am not. Anthony I'll seem the fool I am not. Antony AC I.i.42
will be himselfe.Will be himself.stir (v.)
old form: stirr'd
move, rouse, excite
AC I.i.43.1
Ant ANTONY 
But stirr'd by Cleopatra. But stirred by Cleopatra. AC I.i.43.2
Now for the loue of Loue, and her soft houres,Now for the love of Love and her soft hours, AC I.i.44
Let's not confound the time with Conference harsh;Let's not confound the time with conference harsh.conference (n.)conversation, talk, discourseAC I.i.45
confound (v.)[of time] waste, consume, squander
There's not a minute of our liues should stretchThere's not a minute of our lives should stretch AC I.i.46
Without some pleasure now. What sport to night?Without some pleasure now. What sport tonight?sport (n.)recreation, amusement, entertainmentAC I.i.47
Cleo. CLEOPATRA 
Heare the Ambassadors.Hear the ambassadors. AC I.i.48.1
Ant. ANTONY 
Fye wrangling Queene: Fie, wrangling queen! AC I.i.48.2
Whom euery thing becomes, to chide, to laugh,Whom everything becomes – to chide, to laugh,become (v.)grace, honour, dignifyAC I.i.49
chide (v.), past form chidscold, rebuke, reprove
To weepe: who euery passion fully striuesTo weep; whose every passion fully strives AC I.i.50
To make it selfe (in Thee) faire, and admir'd.To make itself, in thee, fair and admired. AC I.i.51
No Messenger but thine, and all alone, No messenger but thine; and all alone AC I.i.52
to night / Wee'l wander through the streets, and noteTonight we'll wander through the streets and note AC I.i.53
The qualities of people. Come my Queene,The qualities of people. Come, my queen;quality (n.)nature, disposition, characterAC I.i.54
Last night you did desire it. Speake not to vs.Last night you did desire it. (To the Messenger) Speak not to us. AC I.i.55
Exeunt with the Traine.Exeunt Antony and Cleopatra with the train AC I.i.55
Dem. DEMETRIUS 
Is Casar with Anthonius priz'd so slight?Is Caesar with Antonius prized so slight? AC I.i.56
Philo. PHILO 
Sir sometimes when he is not Anthony,Sir, sometimes, when he is not Antony, AC I.i.57
He comes too short of that great PropertyHe comes too short of that great propertyproperty (n.)quality, character, natureAC I.i.58
Which still should go with Anthony.Which still should go with Antony.still (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyAC I.i.59.1
Dem. DEMETRIUS 
I am full sorry,I am full sorry AC I.i.59.2
that hee approues the common / Lyar, whoThat he approves the common liar, whoapprove (v.)
old form: approues
prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
AC I.i.60
thus speakes of him at Rome; but I will hopeThus speaks of him at Rome; but I will hope AC I.i.61
of better deeds to morrow. Rest you happy. Of better deeds tomorrow. Rest you happy!of (prep.)forAC I.i.62
ExeuntExeunt AC I.i.62
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