Antony and Cleopatra
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Enter Agrippa, Mecenas, and Casar.Enter Agrippa, Maecenas, and Caesarcontemn (v.)despise, scorn, treat with contemptAC III.vi.1
Cas. CAESAR 
Contemning Rome he ha's done all this, & moreContemning Rome, he has done all this and more AC III.vi.1
In Alexandria: heere's the manner of't:In Alexandria. Here's the manner of't: AC III.vi.2
I'th'Market-place on a Tribunall siluer'd,I'th' market-place, on a tribunal silvered,tribunal (n.)
old form: Tribunall
raised platform, elevated rostrum, dais
AC III.vi.3
Cleopatra and himselfe in Chaires of GoldCleopatra and himself in chairs of gold AC III.vi.4
Were publikely enthron'd: at the feet, satWere publicly enthroned; at the feet sat AC III.vi.5
Casarion whom they call my Fathers Sonne,Caesarion, whom they call my father's son, AC III.vi.6
And all the vnlawfull issue, that their LustAnd all the unlawful issue that their lustissue (n.)child(ren), offspring, family, descendantAC III.vi.7
Since then hath made betweene them. Vnto her,Since then hath made between them. Unto her AC III.vi.8
He gaue the stablishment of Egypt, made herHe gave the stablishment of Egypt; made herstablishment (n.)confirmed possession, settlementAC III.vi.9
Of lower Syria, Cyprus, Lydia,Of lower Syria, Cyprus, Lydia, AC III.vi.10
absolute Queene.Absolute queen. AC III.vi.11.1
Mece. MAECENAS 
This in the publike eye?This in the public eye? AC III.vi.11.2
Caesar. CAESAR 
I'th'common shew place, where they exercise,I'th' common showplace, where they exercise.showplace (n.)
old form: shew place
place for public spectacles, theatrical arena
AC III.vi.12
His Sonnes hither proclaimed the King of Kings,His sons he there proclaimed the kings of kings; AC III.vi.13
Great Media, Parthia, and ArmeniaGreat Media, Parthia, and Armenia. AC III.vi.14
He gaue to Alexander. To Ptolomy he assign'd,He gave to Alexander; to Ptolemy he assigned AC III.vi.15
Syria, Silicia, and Phonetia: sheSyria, Cilicia, and Phoenicia. She AC III.vi.16
In th'abiliments of the Goddesse IsisIn th' habiliments of the goddess IsisIsis (n.)[pron: 'iysis] Egyptian goddess of the moon, fertility, and magicAC III.vi.17
habiliment, abiliment (n.)(usually plural) clothes, dress, attire, outfit
That day appeer'd, and oft before gaue audience,That day appeared, and oft before gave audience,oft (adv.)oftenAC III.vi.18
As 'tis reported so.As 'tis reported, so. AC III.vi.19.1
Mece. MAECENAS 
Let Rome be thus inform'd.Let Rome be thus informed. AC III.vi.19.2
Agri. AGRIPPA 
Who queazie with his insolence already,Who, queasy with his insolence already,queasy (adj.)
old form: queazie
disgusted, nauseated, upset
AC III.vi.20
Will their good thoughts call from him.Will their good thoughts call from him. AC III.vi.21
Casar. CAESAR 
The people knowes it, / And haue now receiu'dThe people knows it, and have now received AC III.vi.22
his accusations.His accusations. AC III.vi.23.1
Agri. AGRIPPA 
Who does he accuse?Who does he accuse? AC III.vi.23.2
Casar. CAESAR 
Casar, and that hauing in CicilieCaesar; and that, having in Sicily AC III.vi.24
Sextus Pompeius spoil'd, we had not rated himSextus Pompeius spoiled, we had not rated himspoil (v.)
old form: spoil'd
plunder, pillage, sack
AC III.vi.25
rate (v.)allot, apportion, assign
His part o'th'Isle. Then does he say, he lent meHis part o'th' isle. Then does he say he lent me AC III.vi.26
Some shipping vnrestor'd. Lastly, he fretsSome shipping, unrestored. Lastly, he frets AC III.vi.27
That Lepidus of the Triumpherate, That Lepidus of the triumvirate AC III.vi.28
should be depos'd, / And being that, we detaineShould be deposed; and, being, that we detain AC III.vi.29
all his Reuenue.All his revenue. AC III.vi.30.1
Agri. AGRIPPA 
Sir, this should be answer'd.Sir, this should be answered. AC III.vi.30.2
Casar. CAESAR 
'Tis done already, and the Messenger gone:'Tis done already, and the messenger gone. AC III.vi.31
I haue told him Lepidus was growne too cruell,I have told him Lepidus was grown too cruel, AC III.vi.32
That he his high Authority abus'd,That he his high authority abused, AC III.vi.33
And did deserue his change: for what I haue conquer'd,And did deserve his change. For what I have conquered, AC III.vi.34
I grant him part: but then in his Armenia,I grant him part; but then in his Armenia, AC III.vi.35
And other of his conquer'd Kingdoms, / I And other of his conquered kingdoms, I AC III.vi.36
demand the likeDemand the like.like, thethe sameAC III.vi.37.1
Mec. MAECENAS 
Hee'l neuer yeeld to that.He'll never yield to that. AC III.vi.37.2
Cas. CAESAR 
Nor must not then be yeelded to in this.Nor must not then be yielded to in this. AC III.vi.38
Enter Octauia with her Traine.Enter Octavia with her train AC III.vi.39
Octa. OCTAVIA 
Haile Casar, and my L. haile most deere Casar.Hail, Caesar and my lord! Hail, most dear Caesar! AC III.vi.39
Casar. CAESAR 
That euer I should call thee Cast-away.That ever I should call thee castaway!castaway (adj.)
old form: Cast-away
rejected, cast off, discarded
AC III.vi.40
Octa. OCTAVIA 
You haue not call'd me so, nor haue you cause.You have not called me so, nor have you cause. AC III.vi.41
Cas. CAESAR 
Why haue you stoln vpon vs thus? you come notWhy have you stol'n upon us thus? You come not AC III.vi.42
Like Casars Sister, The wife of AnthonyLike Caesar's sister. The wife of Antony AC III.vi.43
Should haue an Army for an Vsher, andShould have an army for an usher, and AC III.vi.44
The neighes of Horse to tell of her approach,The neighs of horse to tell of her approach AC III.vi.45
Long ere she did appeare. The trees by'th'wayLong ere she did appear. The trees by th' way AC III.vi.46
Should haue borne men, and expectation fainted,Should have borne men, and expectation fainted, AC III.vi.47
Longing for what it had not. Nay, the dustLonging for what it had not. Nay, the dust AC III.vi.48
Should haue ascended to the Roofe of Heauen,Should have ascended to the roof of heaven, AC III.vi.49
Rais'd by your populous Troopes: But you are comeRaised by your populous troops. But you are comepopulous (adj.)numerous, many, abundantAC III.vi.50
A Market-maid to Rome, and haue preuentedA market maid to Rome, and have prevented AC III.vi.51
The ostentation of our loue; which left vnshewne,The ostentation of our love; which, left unshown,ostentation (n.)public show, display, exhibitionAC III.vi.52
prevent (v.)
old form: preuented
forestall, anticipate
Is often left vnlou'd: we should haue met youIs often left unloved. We should have met you AC III.vi.53
By Sea, and Land, supplying euery StageBy sea and land, supplying every stage AC III.vi.54
With an augmented greeting.With an augmented greeting. AC III.vi.55.1
Octa. OCTAVIA 
Good my Lord,Good my lord, AC III.vi.55.2
To come thus was I not constrain'd, but did itTo come thus was I not constrained, but did it AC III.vi.56
On my free-will. My Lord Marke Anthony,On my free will. My lord, Mark Antony, AC III.vi.57
Hearing that you prepar'd for Warre, acquaintedHearing that you prepared for war, acquainted AC III.vi.58
My greeued eare withall: whereon I begg'dMy grieved ear withal; whereon I begged AC III.vi.59
His pardon for returne.His pardon for return.pardon (n.)permission, consent, approvalAC III.vi.60.1
Cas. CAESAR 
Which soone he granted,Which soon he granted, AC III.vi.60.2
Being an abstract 'tweene his Lust, and him.Being an obstruct 'tween his lust and him.abstract (n.)[unclear meaning] something removed, withdrawal; abridgementAC III.vi.61
obstruct (n.)[debated meaning] obstruction, impediment, hindrance
Octa. OCTAVIA 
Do not say so, my Lord.Do not say so, my lord. AC III.vi.62.1
Cas. CAESAR 
I haue eyes vpon him,I have eyes upon him, AC III.vi.62.2
And his affaires come to me on the wind:And his affairs come to me on the wind. AC III.vi.63
wher is he now?Where is he now? AC III.vi.64.1
Octa. OCTAVIA 
My Lord, in Athens.My lord, in Athens. AC III.vi.64.2
Casar. CAESAR 
No my most wronged Sister, CleopatraNo, my most wronged sister; Cleopatra AC III.vi.65
Hath nodded him to her. He hath giuen his EmpireHath nodded him to her. He hath given his empirenod (v.)call with a nod, beckonAC III.vi.66
Vp to a Whore, who now are leuyingUp to a whore; who now are levyinglevy (v.)
old form: leuying
enlist, conscript, muster
AC III.vi.67
The Kings o'th'earth for Warre. He hath assembled,The kings o'th' earth for war. He hath assembled AC III.vi.68
Bochus the King of Lybia, ArchilausBocchus, the King of Libya; Archelaus, AC III.vi.69
Of Cappadocia, Philadelphos KingOf Cappadocia; Philadelphos, King AC III.vi.70
Of Paphlagonia: the Thracian King Adullas,Of Paphlagonia; the Thracian king, Adallas;Thracian (adj.)[pron: 'thraysian] of Thrace; region of ancient NE Greece associated with the worship of DionysusAC III.vi.71
King Manchus of Arabia, King of Pont,King Mauchus of Arabia; King of Pont; AC III.vi.72
Herod of Iewry, Mithridates KingHerod of Jewry; Mithridates, King AC III.vi.73
Of Comageat, Polemen and Amintas,Of Comagene; Polemon and Amyntas, AC III.vi.74
The Kings of Mede, and Licoania,The Kings of Mede and Lycaonia; AC III.vi.75
With a more larger List of Scepters.With a more larger list of sceptres. AC III.vi.76.1
Octa. OCTAVIA 
Aye me most wretched,Ay me most wretched, AC III.vi.76.2
That haue my heart parted betwixt two Friends,That have my heart parted betwixt two friends AC III.vi.77
That does afflict each other.That does afflict each other! AC III.vi.78.1
Cas. CAESAR 
Welcom hither:Welcome hither. AC III.vi.78.2
your Letters did with-holde our breaking forthYour letters did withhold our breaking forth,withhold (v.)
old form: with-holde
restrain, hold back, keep in check
AC III.vi.79
Till we perceiu'd both how you were wrong led,Till we perceived both how you were wrong led AC III.vi.80
And we in negligent danger: cheere your heart,And we in negligent danger. Cheer your heart;negligent (adj.)through neglecting to act, due to negligenceAC III.vi.81
Be you not troubled with the time, which driuesBe you not troubled with the time, which drivestime (n.)times, present day, present state of affairsAC III.vi.82
O're your content, these strong necessities,O'er your content these strong necessities;content (n.)contentment, peace of mindAC III.vi.83
But let determin'd things to destinieBut let determined things to destiny AC III.vi.84
Hold vnbewayl'd their way. Welcome to Rome,Hold unbewailed their way. Welcome to Rome;unbewailed (adj.)
old form: vnbewayl'd
unbemoaned, without lamentation
AC III.vi.85
Nothing more deere to me: You are abus'dNothing more dear to me. You are abusedabuse (v.)
old form: abus'd
deceive, mislead, fool, cheat
AC III.vi.86
Beyond the marke of thought: and the high GodsBeyond the mark of thought, and the high gods,mark (n.)
old form: marke
reach, aim, range
AC III.vi.87
To do you Iustice, makes his MinistersTo do you justice, makes his ministersminister (n.)messenger, agent, servantAC III.vi.88
Of vs, and those that loue you. Best of comfort,Of us and those that love you. Best of comfort, AC III.vi.89
And euer welcom to vs. And ever welcome to us. AC III.vi.90.1
Agrip. AGRIPPA 
Welcome Lady.Welcome, lady. AC III.vi.90.2
Mec. MAECENAS 
Welcome deere Madam,Welcome, dear madam. AC III.vi.91
Each heart in Rome does loue and pitty you,Each heart in Rome does love and pity you. AC III.vi.92
Onely th'adulterous Anthony, most largeOnly th' adulterous Antony, most largelarge (adj.)licentious, coarseAC III.vi.93
In his abhominations, turnes you off,In his abominations, turns you offabomination (n.)
old form: abhominations
disgusting vice, shameful act
AC III.vi.94
turn off (v.)
old form: turnes
reject, repudiate, send away
And giues his potent Regiment to a TrullAnd gives his potent regiment to a trulltrull (n.)drab, trollop, whoreAC III.vi.95
potent (adj.)powerful, influential
regiment (n.)rule, regimen, normal state
That noyses it against vs.That noises it against us.noise it
old form: noyses
clamour, cry out, make a loud noise
AC III.vi.96.1
Octa. OCTAVIA 
Is it so sir?Is it so, sir? AC III.vi.96.2
Cas. CAESAR 
Most certaine: Sister welcome: pray youMost certain. Sister, welcome. Pray you AC III.vi.97
Be euer knowne to patience. My deer'st Sister. Be ever known to patience. My dear'st sister! AC III.vi.98
ExeuntExeunt AC III.vi.98
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