CORIOLANUS
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I will goe wash:I will go wash;Cor I.ix.67
And when my Face is faire, you shall perceiueAnd when my face is fair you shall perceiveCor I.ix.68
Whether I blush or no: howbeit, I thanke you,Whether I blush or no. Howbeit, I thank you.Cor I.ix.69
I meane to stride your Steed, and at all timesI mean to stride your steed, and at all timesCor I.ix.70
To vnder-crest your good Addition,To undercrest your good additionCor I.ix.71
To th' fairenesse of my power.To th' fairness of my power.Cor I.ix.72.1
The Gods begin to mocke me: / I that nowThe gods begin to mock me. I, that nowCor I.ix.78
refus'd most Princely gifts, / Am bound to beggeRefused most princely gifts, am bound to begCor I.ix.79
of my Lord Generall.Of my lord general.Cor I.ix.80.1
I sometime lay here in Corioles,I sometime lay here in CoriolesCor I.ix.81
At a poore mans house: he vs'd me kindly,At a poor man's house; he used me kindly.Cor I.ix.82
He cry'd to me: I saw him Prisoner:He cried to me; I saw him prisoner;Cor I.ix.83
But then Auffidius was within my view,But then Aufidius was within my view,Cor I.ix.84
And Wrath o're-whelm'd my pittie: I request youAnd wrath o'erwhelmed my pity. I request youCor I.ix.85
To giue my poore Host freedome.To give my poor host freedom.Cor I.ix.86.1
By Iupiter forgot:By Jupiter, forgot!Cor I.ix.89.2
I am wearie, yea, my memorie is tyr'd:I am weary; yea, my memory is tired.Cor I.ix.90
Haue we no Wine here?Have we no wine here?Cor I.ix.91.1
No more of this, it does offend my heart:No more of this; it does offend my heart.Cor II.i.161
pray now no more.Pray now, no more.Cor II.i.162.1
Oh!O,Cor II.i.162.3
you haue, I know, petition'd all the GodsYou have, I know, petitioned all the godsCor II.i.163
for my prosperitie. For my prosperity!Cor II.i.164.1
My gracious silence, hayle:My gracious silence, hail!Cor II.i.168.2
Would'st thou haue laugh'd, had I come Coffin'd home,Wouldst thou have laughed had I come coffined home,Cor II.i.169
That weep'st to see me triumph? Ah my deare,That weep'st to see me triumph? Ah, my dear,Cor II.i.170
Such eyes the Widowes in Carioles were,Such eyes the widows in Corioles wear,Cor II.i.171
And Mothers that lacke Sonnes.And mothers that lack sons.Cor II.i.172.1
And liue you yet? Oh my sweet Lady, pardon.And live you yet? (To Valeria) O my sweet lady, pardon.Cor II.i.173
Menenius, euer, euer.Menenius ever, ever.Cor II.i.185
Your Hand, and yours?Your hand, and yours:Cor II.i.186.2
Ere in our owne house I doe shade my Head,Ere in our own house I do shade my head,Cor II.i.187
The good Patricians must be visited,The good patricians must be visited,Cor II.i.188
From whom I haue receiu'd not onely greetings,From whom I have received not only greetings,Cor II.i.189
But with them, change of Honors.But with them change of honours.Cor II.i.190.1
Know, good Mother,Know, good mother,Cor II.i.194.2
I had rather be their seruant in my way,I had rather be their servant in my wayCor II.i.195
Then sway with them in theirs.Than sway with them in theirs.Cor II.i.196.1
Your Honors pardon:Your honours' pardon.Cor II.ii.66.2
I had rather haue my Wounds to heale againe,I had rather have my wounds to heal againCor II.ii.67
Then heare say how I got them.Than hear say how I got them.Cor II.ii.68.1
No Sir: yet oft,No, sir. Yet oft,Cor II.ii.69.2
When blowes haue made me stay, I fled from words.When blows have made me stay, I fled from words.Cor II.ii.70
You sooth'd not, therefore hurt not: but your People,You soothed not, therefore hurt not. But your people,Cor II.ii.71
I loue them as they weigh---I love them as they weigh – Cor II.ii.72.1
I had rather haue one scratch my Head i'th' Sun,I had rather have one scratch my head i'th' sunCor II.ii.73
When the Alarum were strucke, then idly sitWhen the alarum were struck than idly sitCor II.ii.74
To heare my Nothings monster'd. To hear my nothings monstered.Cor II.ii.75.1
I doe owe them stillI do owe them stillCor II.ii.131.2
my Life, and Seruices.My life and services.Cor II.ii.132.1
I doe beseech you,I do beseech youCor II.ii.133.2
Let me o're-leape that custome: for I cannotLet me o'erleap that custom, for I cannotCor II.ii.134
Put on the Gowne, stand naked, and entreat themPut on the gown, stand naked, and entreat themCor II.ii.135
For my Wounds sake, to giue their sufferage: / Please youFor my wounds' sake to give their suffrage. Please youCor II.ii.136
that I may passe this doing.That I may pass this doing.Cor II.ii.137.1
It is a part thatIt is a partCor II.ii.142.2
I shall blush in acting, / And might wellThat I shall blush in acting, and might wellCor II.ii.143
be taken from the People.Be taken from the people.Cor II.ii.144.1
To brag vnto them, thus I did, and thusTo brag unto them ‘ Thus I did, and thus!’,Cor II.ii.145
Shew them th' vnaking Skarres, which I should hide,Show them th' unaching scars which I should hide,Cor II.ii.146
As if I had receiu'd them for the hyreAs if I had received them for the hireCor II.ii.147
Of their breath onely.Of their breath only!Cor II.ii.148.1
What must I say,What must I say? – Cor II.iii.48.2
I pray Sir? / Plague vpon't, I cannot bring‘ I pray, sir ’ – Plague upon't! I cannot bringCor II.iii.49
My tongue to such a pace. Looke Sir, my wounds,My tongue to such a pace. ‘ Look, sir, my wounds!Cor II.iii.50
I got them in my Countries Seruice, whenI got them in my country's service, whenCor II.iii.51
Some certaine of your Brethren roar'd, and ranneSome certain of your brethren roared and ranCor II.iii.52
From th' noise of our owne Drummes.From th' noise of our own drums.’Cor II.iii.53.1
Thinke vpon me? Hang 'em,Think upon me? Hang 'em!Cor II.iii.55.2
I would they would forget me, like the VertuesI would they would forget me, like the virtuesCor II.iii.56
Which our Diuines lose by em.Which our divines lose by 'em.Cor II.iii.57.1
Bid them wash their Faces,Bid them wash their facesCor II.iii.59.2
And keepe their teeth cleane: So, heere comes a brace,And keep their teeth clean. So, here comes a brace.Cor II.iii.60
You know the cause (Sir) of my standing heere.You know the cause, sir, of my standing here.Cor II.iii.61
Mine owne desert.Mine own desert.Cor II.iii.63
I, but mine owne desire.Ay, but not mine own desire.Cor II.iii.65
No Sir, 'twas neuer my desire yet to troubleNo, sir,'twas never my desire yet to troubleCor II.iii.67
the poore with begging.the poor with begging.Cor II.iii.68
Well then I pray, your priceWell then, I pray, your priceCor II.iii.71
a'th' Consulship.o'th' consulship?Cor II.iii.72
Kindly sir, I pray let me ha't: I haueKindly, sir, I pray let me ha't. I haveCor II.iii.74
wounds to shew you, which shall bee yours in priuate:wounds to show you, which shall be yours in private.Cor II.iii.75
your good voice Sir, what say(to the Second Citizen) Your good voice, sir. What sayCor II.iii.76
you?you?Cor II.iii.77
A match Sir, there's in all two worthieA match, sir. There's in all two worthyCor II.iii.79
voyces begg'd: I haue your Almes, Adieu.voices begged. I have your alms. Adieu.Cor II.iii.80
Pray you now, if it may stand with the tunePray you now, if it may stand with the tuneCor II.iii.84
of your voices, that I may bee Consull, I haue heere theof your voices that I may be consul, I have here theCor II.iii.85
Customarie Gowne.customary gown.Cor II.iii.86
Your Anigma.Your enigma?Cor II.iii.89
You should account mee the more Vertuous,You should account me the more virtuousCor II.iii.93
that I haue not bin common in my Loue, I will sir flatterthat I have not been common in my love. I will, sir, flatterCor II.iii.94
my sworne Brother the people to earne a deerer estimationmy sworn brother, the people, to earn a dearer estimationCor II.iii.95
of them, 'tis a condition they account gentle:of them. 'Tis a condition they account gentle;Cor II.iii.96
& since the wisedome of their choice, is rather to haue myand since the wisdom of their choice is rather to have myCor II.iii.97
Hat, then my Heart, I will practice the insinuating nod, andhat than my heart, I will practise the insinuating nod andCor II.iii.98
be off to them most counterfetly, that is sir, I willbe off to them most counterfeitly. That is, sir, I willCor II.iii.99
counterfet the bewitchment of some popular man, andcounterfeit the bewitchment of some popular man andCor II.iii.100
giue it bountifull to the desirers: Therefore beseech you,give it bountiful to the desirers. Therefore, beseech you,Cor II.iii.101
I may be Consull.I may be consul.Cor II.iii.102
I wil not Seale your knowledge with shewingI will not seal your knowledge with showingCor II.iii.107
them. I will make much of your voyces, and so troublethem. I will make much of your voices and so troubleCor II.iii.108
you no farther.you no farther.Cor II.iii.109
Most sweet Voyces:Most sweet voices!Cor II.iii.111
Better it is to dye, better to sterue,Better it is to die, better to starve,Cor II.iii.112
Then craue the higher, which first we do deserue.Than crave the hire which first we do deserve.Cor II.iii.113
Why in this Wooluish tongue should I stand heere,Why in this wolvish toge should I stand hereCor II.iii.114
To begge of Hob and Dicke, that does appeereTo beg of Hob and Dick that does appearCor II.iii.115
Their needlesse Vouches: Custome calls me too't.Their needless vouches? Custom calls me to't.Cor II.iii.116
What Custome wills in all things, should we doo't?What custom wills, in all things should we do't,Cor II.iii.117
The Dust on antique Time would lye vnswept,The dust on antique time would lie unsweptCor II.iii.118
And mountainous Error be too highly heapt,And mountainous error be too highly heapedCor II.iii.119
For Truth to o're-peere. Rather then foole it so,For truth to o'erpeer. Rather than fool it so,Cor II.iii.120
Let the high Office and the Honor goLet the high office and the honour goCor II.iii.121
To one that would doe thus. I am halfe through,To one that would do thus. I am half through;Cor II.iii.122
The one part suffered, the other will I doe.The one part suffered, the other will I do.Cor II.iii.123
Here come moe Voyces.Here come more voices.Cor II.iii.124
Your Voyces? for your Voyces I haue fought,Your voices! For your voices I have fought,Cor II.iii.125
Watcht for your Voyces: for your Voyces, beareWatched for your voices; for your voices bearCor II.iii.126
Of Wounds, two dozen odde: Battailes thrice sixOf wounds two dozen odd. Battles thrice sixCor II.iii.127
I haue seene, and heard of: for your Voyces, / HaueI have seen and heard of; for your voices haveCor II.iii.128
done many things, some lesse, some more: / Your Voyces?Done many things, some less, some more. Your voices!Cor II.iii.129
Indeed I would be Consull.Indeed, I would be consul.Cor II.iii.130
Worthy Voyces.Worthy voices.Cor II.iii.137
Is this done?Is this done?Cor II.iii.141.2
Where? at the Senate-house?Where? at the Senate House?Cor II.iii.145.1
May I change these Garments?May I change these garments?Cor II.iii.146.1
That Ile straight do: and knowing my selfe again,That I'll straight do and, knowing myself again,Cor II.iii.147
Repayre to th'Senate-house.Repair to th' Senate House.Cor II.iii.148
Tullus Auffidius then had made new head.Tullus Aufidius then had made new head?Cor III.i.1
So then the Volces stand but as at first,So then the Volsces stand but as at first,Cor III.i.4
Readie when time shall prompt them, to make roadeReady, when time shall prompt them, to make roadCor III.i.5
Vpon's againe.Upon's again.Cor III.i.6.1
Saw you Auffidius?Saw you Aufidius?Cor III.i.8.2
Spoke he of me?Spoke he of me?Cor III.i.12.1
How? what?How? What?Cor III.i.12.3
At Antium liues he?At Antium lives he?Cor III.i.17.2
I wish I had a cause to seeke him there,I wish I had a cause to seek him there,Cor III.i.19
To oppose his hatred fully. Welcome home.To oppose his hatred fully. Welcome home.Cor III.i.20
Behold, these are the Tribunes of the People,Behold, these are the Tribunes of the People,Cor III.i.21
The Tongues o'th' Common Mouth. I do despise them:The tongues o'th' common mouth. I do despise them,Cor III.i.22
For they doe pranke them in Authoritie,For they do prank them in authorityCor III.i.23
Against all Noble sufferance.Against all noble sufferance.Cor III.i.24.1
Hah? what is that?Ha? What is that?Cor III.i.25
What makes this change?What makes this change?Cor III.i.27
Haue I had Childrens Voyces?Have I had children's voices?Cor III.i.30.2
Are these your Heard?Are these your herd?Cor III.i.33.2
Must these haue Voyces, that can yeeld them now,Must these have voices, that can yield them nowCor III.i.34
And straight disclaim their toungs? what are your Offices?And straight disclaim their tongues? What are your offices?Cor III.i.35
You being their Mouthes, why rule you not their Teeth?You being their mouths, why rule you not their teeth?Cor III.i.36
Haue you not set them on?Have you not set them on?Cor III.i.37.1
It is a purpos'd thing, and growes by Plot,It is a purposed thing, and grows by plot,Cor III.i.38
To curbe the will of the Nobilitie:To curb the will of the nobility.Cor III.i.39
Suffer't, and liue with such as cannot rule,Suffer't, and live with such as cannot ruleCor III.i.40
Nor euer will be ruled.Nor ever will be ruled.Cor III.i.41.1
Why this was knowne before.Why, this was known before.Cor III.i.46.1
Haue you inform'd them sithence?Have you informed them sithence?Cor III.i.47.1
You are like to doe such businesse.You are like to do such business.Cor III.i.48.1
Why then should I be Consull? by yond CloudsWhy then should I be consul? By yond clouds,Cor III.i.50
Let me deserue so ill as you, and make meLet me deserve so ill as you, and make meCor III.i.51
Your fellow Tribune.Your fellow tribune.Cor III.i.52.1
Tell me of Corne:Tell me of corn!Cor III.i.61.2
this was my speech, / And I will speak't againe.This was my speech, and I will speak't again – Cor III.i.62
Now as I liue, I will.Now, as I live I will.Cor III.i.64
My Nobler friends, I craue their pardons: / ForMy nobler friends, I crave their pardons. ForCor III.i.65
the mutable ranke-sented Meynie, / Let themThe mutable, rank-scented meiny, let themCor III.i.66
regard me, as I doe not flatter, / AndRegard me as I do not flatter, andCor III.i.67
therein behold themselues: I say againe,Therein behold themselves. I say again,Cor III.i.68
In soothing them, we nourish 'gainst our SenateIn soothing them we nourish 'gainst our SenateCor III.i.69
The Cockle of Rebellion, Insolence, Sedition,The cockle of rebellion, insolence, sedition,Cor III.i.70
Which we our selues haue plowed for, sow'd, & scatter'd,Which we ourselves have ploughed for, sowed, and scatteredCor III.i.71
By mingling them with vs, the honor'd Number,By mingling them with us, the honoured number,Cor III.i.72
Who lack not Vertue, no, nor Power, but thatWho lack not virtue, no, nor power, but thatCor III.i.73
Which they haue giuen to Beggers.Which they have given to beggars.Cor III.i.74.1
How? no more?How? No more?Cor III.i.75.2
As for my Country, I haue shed my blood,As for my country I have shed my blood,Cor III.i.76
Not fearing outward force: So shall my LungsNot fearing outward force, so shall my lungsCor III.i.77
Coine words till their decay, against those MeazelsCoin words till their decay against those measlesCor III.i.78
Which we disdaine should Tetter vs, yet soughtWhich we disdain should tetter us, yet soughtCor III.i.79
The very way to catch them.The very way to catch them.Cor III.i.80.1
Choller?Choler!Cor III.i.84
Were I as patient as the midnight sleep,Were I as patient as the midnight sleep,Cor III.i.85
By Ioue, 'twould be my minde.By Jove, 'twould be my mind.Cor III.i.86.1
Shall remaine?Shall remain!Cor III.i.88.2
Heare you this Triton of the Minnoues? Marke youHear you this Triton of the minnows? Mark youCor III.i.89
His absolute Shall?His absolute ‘shall'?Cor III.i.90.1
Shall?‘ Shall!’Cor III.i.90.3
O God! but most vnwise Patricians: whyO good but most unwise patricians! Why,Cor III.i.91
You graue, but wreaklesse Senators, haue you thusYou grave but reckless Senators, have you thusCor III.i.92
Giuen Hidra heere to choose an Officer,Given Hydra here to choose an officerCor III.i.93
That with his peremptory Shall, being butThat with his peremptory ‘ shall,’ being butCor III.i.94
The horne, and noise o'th' Monsters, wants not spiritThe horn and noise o'th' monster's, wants not spiritCor III.i.95
To say, hee'l turne your Current in a ditch,To say he'll turn your current in a ditch,Cor III.i.96
And make your Channell his? If he haue power,And make your channel his? If he have power,Cor III.i.97
Then vale your Ignorance: If none, awakeThen vail your ignorance; if none, awakeCor III.i.98
Your dangerous Lenity: If you are Learn'd,Your dangerous lenity. If you are learned,Cor III.i.99
Be not as common Fooles; if you are not,Be not as common fools; if you are not,Cor III.i.100
Let them haue Cushions by you. You are Plebeians,Let them have cushions by you. You are plebeiansCor III.i.101
If they be Senators: and they are no lesse,If they be senators; and they are no lessCor III.i.102
When both your voices blended, the great'st tasteWhen, both your voices blended, the great'st tasteCor III.i.103
Most pallates theirs. They choose their Magistrate,Most palates theirs. They choose their magistrate;Cor III.i.104
And such a one as he, who puts his Shall,And such a one as he, who puts his ‘ shall,’Cor III.i.105
His popular Shall, against a grauer BenchHis popular ‘ shall,’ against a graver benchCor III.i.106
Then euer frown'd in Greece. By Ioue himselfe,Than ever frowned in Greece. By Jove himself,Cor III.i.107
It makes the Consuls base; and my Soule akesIt makes the consuls base! And my soul achesCor III.i.108
To know, when two Authorities are vp,To know, when two authorities are up,Cor III.i.109
Neither Supreame; How soone ConfusionNeither supreme, how soon confusionCor III.i.110
May enter 'twixt the gap of Both, and takeMay enter 'twixt the gap of both and takeCor III.i.111
The one by th' other.The one by th' other.Cor III.i.112.1
Who euer gaue that Counsell, to giue forthWhoever gave that counsel to give forthCor III.i.113
The Corne a'th' Store-house gratis, as 'twas vs'dThe corn o'th' storehouse gratis, as 'twas usedCor III.i.114
Sometime in Greece.Sometime in Greece – Cor III.i.115.1
Thogh there the people had more absolute powreThough there the people had more absolute power – Cor III.i.116
I say they norisht disobedience: fed,I say they nourished disobedience, fedCor III.i.117
the ruin of the State.The ruin of the state.Cor III.i.118.1
Ile giue my Reasons,I'll give my reasons,Cor III.i.119.2
More worthier then their Voyces. They know the CorneMore worthier than their voices. They know the cornCor III.i.120
Was not our recompence, resting well assur'dWas not our recompense, resting well assuredCor III.i.121
They ne're did seruice for't; being prest to'th' Warre,That ne'er did service for't. Being pressed to th' war,Cor III.i.122
Euen when the Nauell of the State was touch'd,Even when the navel of the state was touched,Cor III.i.123
They would not thred the Gates: This kinde of SeruiceThey would not thread the gates. This kind of serviceCor III.i.124
Did not deserue Corne gratis. Being i'th' Warre,Did not deserve corn gratis. Being i'th' war,Cor III.i.125
There Mutinies and Reuolts, wherein they shew'dTheir mutinies and revolts, wherein they showedCor III.i.126
Most Valour spoke not for them. Th'AccusationMost valour, spoke not for them. Th' accusationCor III.i.127
Which they haue often made against the Senate,Which they have often made against the Senate,Cor III.i.128
All cause vnborne, could neuer be the NatiueAll cause unborn, could never be the nativeCor III.i.129
Of our so franke Donation. Well, what then?Of our so frank donation. Well, what then?Cor III.i.130
How shall this Bosome-multiplied, digestHow shall this bosom multiplied digestCor III.i.131
The Senates Courtesie? Let deeds expresseThe Senate's courtesy? Let deeds expressCor III.i.132
What's like to be their words, We did request it,What's like to be their words: ‘ We did request it;Cor III.i.133
We are the greater pole, and in true feareWe are the greater poll, and in true fearCor III.i.134
They gaue vs our demands. Thus we debaseThey gave us our demands.’ Thus we debaseCor III.i.135
The Nature of our Seats, and make the RabbleThe nature of our seats, and make the rabbleCor III.i.136
Call our Cares, Feares; which will in timeCall our cares fears; which will in timeCor III.i.137
Breake ope the Lockes a'th' Senate, and bring inBreak ope the locks o'th' Senate and bring inCor III.i.138
The Crowes to pecke the Eagles.The crows to peck the eagles.Cor III.i.139.1
No, take more.No, take more.Cor III.i.140.2
What may be sworne by, both Diuine and Humane,What may be sworn by, both divine and human,Cor III.i.141
Seale what I end withall. This double worship,Seal what I end withal! This double worship,Cor III.i.142
Whereon part do's disdaine with cause, the otherWhere one part does disdain with cause, the otherCor III.i.143
Insult without all reason: where Gentry, Title, wisedomInsult without all reason; where gentry, title, wisdom,Cor III.i.144
Cannot conclude, but by the yea and noCannot conclude but by the yea and noCor III.i.145
Of generall Ignorance, it must omitOf general ignorance – it must omitCor III.i.146
Reall Necessities, and giue way the whileReal necessities, and give way the whileCor III.i.147
To vnstable Slightnesse. Purpose so barr'd, it followes,To unstable slightness. Purpose so barred, it followsCor III.i.148
Nothing is done to purpose. Therefore beseech you,Nothing is done to purpose. Therefore, beseech you – Cor III.i.149
You that will be lesse fearefull, then discreet,You that will be less fearful than discreet,Cor III.i.150
That loue the Fundamentall part of StateThat love the fundamental part of stateCor III.i.151
More then you doubt the change on't: That preferreMore than you doubt the change on't, that preferCor III.i.152
A Noble life, before a Long, and Wish,A noble life before a long, and wishCor III.i.153
To iumpe a Body with a dangerous Physicke,To jump a body with a dangerous physicCor III.i.154
That's sure of death without it: at once plucke outThat's sure of death without it – at once pluck outCor III.i.155
The Multitudinous Tongue, let them not lickeThe multitudinous tongue, let them not lickCor III.i.156
The sweet which is their poyson. Your dishonorThe sweet which is their poison. Your dishonourCor III.i.157
Mangles true iudgement, and bereaues the StateMangles true judgement, and bereaves the stateCor III.i.158
Of that Integrity which should becom't:Of that integrity which should become't,Cor III.i.159
Not hauing the power to do the good it wouldNot having the power to do the good it wouldCor III.i.160
For th' ill which doth controul't.For th' ill which doth control't.Cor III.i.161.1
Thou wretch, despight ore-whelme thee:Thou wretch, despite o'erwhelm thee!Cor III.i.163.2
What should the people do with these bald Tribunes?What should the people do with these bald Tribunes,Cor III.i.164
On whom depending, their obedience failesOn whom depending, their obedience failsCor III.i.165
To'th' greater Bench, in a Rebellion:To th' greater bench? In a rebellion,Cor III.i.166
When what's not meet, but what must be, was Law,When what's not meet, but what must be, was law,Cor III.i.167
Then were they chosen: in a better houre,Then were they chosen. In a better hourCor III.i.168
Let what is meet, be saide it must be meet,Let what is meet be said it must be meet,Cor III.i.169
And throw their power i'th' dust.And throw their power i'th' dust.Cor III.i.170
Hence old Goat.Hence, old goat!Cor III.i.176.2
Hence rotten thing, or I shall shake thy bonesHence, rotten thing! or I shall shake thy bonesCor III.i.178
Out of thy Garments.Out of thy garments.Cor III.i.179.1
No, Ile die here:No, I'll die here.Cor III.i.222.2
There's some among you haue beheld me fighting,There's some among you have beheld me fighting;Cor III.i.223
Come trie vpon your selues, what you haue seene me.Come, try upon yourselves what you have seen me.Cor III.i.224
I would they were Barbarians, as they are,I would they were barbarians, as they are,Cor III.i.237
Though in Rome litter'd: not Romans, as they are not,Though in Rome littered; not Romans, as they are not,Cor III.i.238
Though calued i'th' Porch o'th' Capitoll:Though calved i'th' porch o'th' Capitol.Cor III.i.239.1
On faire ground,On fair groundCor III.i.241.2
I could beat fortie of them.I could beat forty of them.Cor III.i.242.1
Let them pull all about mine eares, present meLet them pull all about mine ears, present meCor III.ii.1
Death on the Wheele, or at wilde Horses heeles,Death on the wheel or at wild horses' heels,Cor III.ii.2
Or pile ten hilles on the Tarpeian Rocke,Or pile ten hills on the Tarpeian rock,Cor III.ii.3
That the precipitation might downe stretchThat the precipitation might down stretchCor III.ii.4
Below the beame of sight; yet will I stillBelow the beam of sight, yet will I stillCor III.ii.5
Be thus to them. Enter Volumnia.Be thus to them.Cor III.ii.6.1
I muse my MotherI muse my motherCor III.ii.7
Do's not approue me further, who was wontDoes not approve me further, who was wontCor III.ii.8
To call them Wollen Vassailes, things createdTo call them woollen vassals, things createdCor III.ii.9
To buy and sell with Groats, to shew bare headsTo buy and sell with groats, to show bare headsCor III.ii.10
In Congregations, to yawne, be still, and wonder,In congregations, to yawn, be still and wonder,Cor III.ii.11
When one but of my ordinance stood vpWhen one but of my ordinance stood upCor III.ii.12
To speake of Peace, or Warre.To speak of peace or war.Cor III.ii.13.1
I talke of you,I talk of you:Cor III.ii.13.2
Why did you wish me milder? Would you haue meWhy did you wish me milder? Would you have meCor III.ii.14
False to my Nature? Rather say, I playFalse to my nature? Rather say I playCor III.ii.15
The man I am.The man I am.Cor III.ii.16.1
Let go.Let go.Cor III.ii.18.2
Let them hang.Let them hang!Cor III.ii.23.2
What must I do?What must I do?Cor III.ii.35.2
Well, what then? what then?Well, what then? What then?Cor III.ii.36.2
For them, I cannot do it to the Gods,For them! I cannot do it to the gods.Cor III.ii.38
Must I then doo't to them?Must I then do't to them?Cor III.ii.39.1
Tush, tush.Tush, tush!Cor III.ii.45.2
Why force you this?Why force you this?Cor III.ii.51.2
Must I goe shew them my vnbarb'd Sconce? / Must IMust I go show them my unbarbed sconce? Must ICor III.ii.99
with my base Tongue giue to my Noble HeartWith my base tongue give to my noble heartCor III.ii.100
A Lye, that it must beare well? I will doo't:A lie that it must bear? Well, I will do't.Cor III.ii.101
Yet were there but this single Plot, to looseYet, were there but this single plot to lose,Cor III.ii.102
This Mould of Martius, they to dust should grinde it,This mould of Martius, they to dust should grind itCor III.ii.103
And throw't against the Winde. To th' Market place:And throw't against the wind. To th' market-place!Cor III.ii.104
You haue put me now to such a part, which neuerYou have put me now to such a part which neverCor III.ii.105
I shall discharge to th' Life.I shall discharge to th' life.Cor III.ii.106.1
Well, I must doo't:Well, I must do't.Cor III.ii.110.2
Away my disposition, and possesse meAway, my disposition, and possess meCor III.ii.111
Some Harlots spirit: My throat of Warre be turn'd,Some harlot's spirit! My throat of war be turned,Cor III.ii.112
Which quier'd with my Drumme into a Pipe,Which choired with my drum, into a pipeCor III.ii.113
Small as an Eunuch, or the Virgin voyceSmall as an eunuch or the virgin voiceCor III.ii.114
That Babies lull a-sleepe: The smiles of KnauesThat babies lulls asleep! The smiles of knavesCor III.ii.115
Tent in my cheekes, and Schoole-boyes Teares take vpTent in my cheeks, and schoolboys' tears take upCor III.ii.116
The Glasses of my sight: A Beggars TongueThe glasses of my sight! A beggar's tongueCor III.ii.117
Make motion through my Lips, and my Arm'd kneesMake motion through my lips, and my armed knees,Cor III.ii.118
Who bow'd but in my Stirrop, bend like hisWho bowed but in my stirrup, bend like hisCor III.ii.119
That hath receiu'd an Almes. I will not doo't,That hath received an alms! I will not do't,Cor III.ii.120
Least I surcease to honor mine owne truth,Lest I surcease to honour mine own truthCor III.ii.121
And by my Bodies action, teach my MindeAnd by my body's action teach my mindCor III.ii.122
A most inherent Basenesse.A most inherent baseness.Cor III.ii.123.1
Pray be content:Pray, be content.Cor III.ii.130.2
Mother, I am going to the Market place:Mother, I am going to the market-place.Cor III.ii.131
Chide me no more. Ile Mountebanke their Loues,Chide me no more. I'll mountebank their loves,Cor III.ii.132
Cogge their Hearts from them, and come home belou'dCog their hearts from them, and come home belovedCor III.ii.133
Of all the Trades in Rome. Looke, I am going:Of all the trades in Rome. Look, I am going.Cor III.ii.134
Commend me to my Wife, Ile returne Consull,Commend me to my wife. I'll return consul,Cor III.ii.135
Or neuer trust to what my Tongue can doOr never trust to what my tongue can doCor III.ii.136
I'th way of Flattery further.I'th' way of flattery further.Cor III.ii.137.1
The word is, Mildely. Pray you let vs go,The word is ‘ mildly ’. Pray you let us go.Cor III.ii.142
Let them accuse me by inuention: ILet them accuse me by invention, ICor III.ii.143
Will answer in mine Honor.Will answer in mine honour.Cor III.ii.144.1
Well mildely be it then, Mildely. Well, mildly be it then – mildly!Cor III.ii.145
I, as an Hostler, that fourth poorest peeceAy, as an hostler, that for th' poorest pieceCor III.iii.32
Will beare the Knaue by'th Volume: / Th' honor'd GoddesWill bear the knave by th' volume. (Aloud) Th' honoured godsCor III.iii.33
Keepe Rome in safety, and the Chaires of IusticeKeep Rome in safety and the chairs of justiceCor III.iii.34
Supplied with worthy men, plant loue amongsSupplied with worthy men! Plant love among's!Cor III.iii.35
Through our large Temples with ye shewes of peaceThrong our large temples with the shows of peace,Cor III.iii.36
And not our streets with Warre.And not our streets with war!Cor III.iii.37.1
First heare me speake.First, hear me speak.Cor III.iii.41.1
Shall I be charg'd no further then this present?Shall I be charged no further than this present?Cor III.iii.42
Must all determine heere?Must all determine here?Cor III.iii.43.1
I am Content.I am content.Cor III.iii.47.2
Scratches with Briars, Scratches with briers,Cor III.iii.51.2
scarres to moue / Laughter onely.Scars to move laughter only.Cor III.iii.52.1
What is the matter,What is the matterCor III.iii.58
That being past for Consull with full voyce:That being passed for consul with full voice,Cor III.iii.59
I am so dishonour'd, that the very houreI am so dishonoured that the very hourCor III.iii.60
You take it off againe.You take it off again?Cor III.iii.61.1
Say then: 'tis true, I ought soSay, then. 'Tis true, I ought so.Cor III.iii.62
How? Traytor?How – traitor?Cor III.iii.67.1
The fires i'th' lowest hell. Fould in the people:The fires i'th' lowest hell fold in the people!Cor III.iii.68
Call me their Traitor, thou iniurious Tribune.Call me their traitor, thou injurious Tribune!Cor III.iii.69
Within thine eyes sate twenty thousand deathsWithin thine eyes sat twenty thousand deaths,Cor III.iii.70
In thy hands clutcht: as many Millions inIn thy hand clutched as many millions, inCor III.iii.71
Thy lying tongue, both numbers. I would sayThy lying tongue both numbers, I would sayCor III.iii.72
Thou lyest vnto thee, with a voice as free,‘ Thou liest ’ unto thee with a voice as freeCor III.iii.73
As I do pray the Gods.As I do pray the gods.Cor III.iii.74.1
What do you prate of Seruice.What do you prate of service?Cor III.iii.83.2
You?You!Cor III.iii.85
Ile know no further:I'll know no further.Cor III.iii.87.2
Let them pronounce the steepe Tarpeian death,Let them pronounce the steep Tarpeian death,Cor III.iii.88
Vagabond exile, Fleaing, pent to lingerVagabond exile, flaying, pent to lingerCor III.iii.89
But with a graine a day, I would not buyBut with a grain a day, I would not buyCor III.iii.90
Their mercie, at the price of one faire word,Their mercy at the price of one fair word,Cor III.iii.91
Nor checke my Courage for what they can giue,Nor check my courage for what they can give,Cor III.iii.92
To haue't with saying, Good morrow.To have't with saying ‘ Good morrow.’Cor III.iii.93.1
You common cry of Curs, whose breath I hate,You common cry of curs, whose breath I hateCor III.iii.120
As reeke a'th' rotten Fennes: whose Loues I prize,As reek o'th' rotten fens, whose loves I prizeCor III.iii.121
As the dead Carkasses of vnburied men,As the dead carcasses of unburied menCor III.iii.122
That do corrupt my Ayre: I banish you,That do corrupt my air – I banish you.Cor III.iii.123
And heere remaine with your vncertaintie.And here remain with your uncertainty!Cor III.iii.124
Let euery feeble Rumor shake your hearts:Let every feeble rumour shake your hearts;Cor III.iii.125
Your Enemies, with nodding of their PlumesYour enemies, with nodding of their plumes,Cor III.iii.126
Fan you into dispaire: Haue the power stillFan you into despair! Have the power stillCor III.iii.127
To banish your Defenders, till at lengthTo banish your defenders, till at lengthCor III.iii.128
Your ignorance (which findes not till it feeles,Your ignorance – which finds not till it feels,Cor III.iii.129
Making but reseruation of your selues,Making but reservation of yourselvesCor III.iii.130
Still your owne Foes) deliuer youStill your own foes – deliver youCor III.iii.131
As most abated Captiues, to some NationAs most abated captives to some nationCor III.iii.132
That wonne you without blowes, despisingThat won you without blows! DespisingCor III.iii.133
For you the City. Thus I turne my backe;For you the city, thus I turn my back.Cor III.iii.134
There is a world elsewhere.There is a world elsewhere.Cor III.iii.135
Come leaue your teares: a brief farwel: the beastCome, leave your tears. A brief farewell. The beastCor IV.i.1
With many heads butts me away. Nay Mother,With many heads butts me away. Nay, mother,Cor IV.i.2
Where is your ancient Courage? You were vs'dWhere is your ancient courage? You were usedCor IV.i.3
To say, Extreamities was the trier of spirits,To say extremities was the trier of spirits;Cor IV.i.4
That common chances. Common men could beare,That common chances common men could bear;Cor IV.i.5
That when the Sea was calme, all Boats alikeThat when the sea was calm all boats alikeCor IV.i.6
Shew'd Mastership in floating. Fortunes blowes,Showed mastership in floating; fortune's blowsCor IV.i.7
When most strooke home, being gentle wounded, crauesWhen most struck home, being gentle wounded cravesCor IV.i.8
A Noble cunning. You were vs'd to load meA noble cunning. You were used to load meCor IV.i.9
With Precepts that would make inuincibleWith precepts that would make invincibleCor IV.i.10
The heart that conn'd them.The heart that conned them.Cor IV.i.11
Nay, I prythee woman.Nay, I prithee, woman – Cor IV.i.12.2
What, what, what:What, what, what!Cor IV.i.14.2
I shall be lou'd when I am lack'd. Nay Mother,I shall be loved when I am lacked. Nay, mother,Cor IV.i.15
Resume that Spirit, when you were wont to say,Resume that spirit when you were wont to say,Cor IV.i.16
If you had beene the Wife of Hercules,If you had been the wife of Hercules,Cor IV.i.17
Six of his Labours youl'd haue done, and sau'dSix of his labours you'd have done, and savedCor IV.i.18
Your Husband so much swet. Cominius,Your husband so much sweat. Cominius,Cor IV.i.19
Droope not, Adieu: Farewell my Wife, my Mother,Droop not. Adieu. Farewell, my wife, my mother.Cor IV.i.20
Ile do well yet. Thou old and true Menenius,I'll do well yet. Thou old and true Menenius,Cor IV.i.21
Thy teares are salter then a yonger mans,Thy tears are salter than a younger man'sCor IV.i.22
And venomous to thine eyes. My (sometime) Generall,And venomous to thine eyes. My sometime general,Cor IV.i.23
I haue seene the Sterne, and thou hast oft beheldI have seen thee stern, and thou hast oft beheldCor IV.i.24
Heart-hardning spectacles. Tell these sad women,Heart-hardening spectacles. Tell these sad womenCor IV.i.25
'Tis fond to waile ineuitable strokes,'Tis fond to wail inevitable strokes,Cor IV.i.26
As 'tis to laugh at 'em. My Mother, you wot wellAs 'tis to laugh at 'em. My mother, you wot wellCor IV.i.27
My hazards still haue beene your solace, andMy hazards still have been your solace, andCor IV.i.28
Beleeu't not lightly, though I go aloneBelieve't not lightly – though I go alone,Cor IV.i.29
Like to a lonely Dragon, that his FenneLike to a lonely dragon that his fenCor IV.i.30
Makes fear'd, and talk'd of more then seene: your SonneMakes feared and talked of more than seen – your sonCor IV.i.31
Will or exceed the Common, or be caughtWill or exceed the common or be caughtCor IV.i.32
With cautelous baits and practice.With cautelous baits and practise.Cor IV.i.33.1
O the Gods!O the gods!Cor IV.i.37.2
Fare ye well:Fare ye well.Cor IV.i.44.2
Thou hast yeares vpon thee, and thou art too fullThou hast years upon thee, and thou art too fullCor IV.i.45
Of the warres surfets, to go roue with oneOf the wars' surfeits to go rove with oneCor IV.i.46
That's yet vnbruis'd: bring me but out at gate.That's yet unbruised. Bring me but out at gate.Cor IV.i.47
Come my sweet wife, my deerest Mother, andCome, my sweet wife, my dearest mother, andCor IV.i.48
My Friends of Noble touch: when I am forth,My friends of noble touch; when I am forth,Cor IV.i.49
Bid me farewell, and smile. I pray you come:Bid me farewell, and smile. I pray you come.Cor IV.i.50
While I remaine aboue the ground, you shallWhile I remain above the ground you shallCor IV.i.51
Heare from me still, and neuer of me oughtHear from me still, and never of me aughtCor IV.i.52
But what is like me formerly.But what is like me formerly.Cor IV.i.53.1
Giue me thy hand, come. Give me thy hand.Cor IV.i.57.2
Come.Cor IV.i.58
A goodly City is this Antium. Citty,A goodly city is this Antium. City,Cor IV.iv.1
'Tis I that made thy Widdowes: Many an heyre'Tis I that made thy widows. Many an heirCor IV.iv.2
Of these faire Edifices fore my WarresOf these fair edifices 'fore my warsCor IV.iv.3
Haue I heard groane, and drop: Then know me not,Have I heard groan and drop. Then know me not,Cor IV.iv.4
Least that thy Wiues with Spits, and Boyes with stonesLest that thy wives with spits and boys with stonesCor IV.iv.5
In puny Battell slay me.In puny battle slay me.Cor IV.iv.6.1
Saue you sir.Save you, sir.Cor IV.iv.6.2
Direct me, if it be your will,Direct me, if it be your will,Cor IV.iv.7.2
where great Auffidius lies: Is he in Antium?Where great Aufidius lies. Is he in Antium?Cor IV.iv.8
Which is his house, beseech you?Which is his house, beseech you?Cor IV.iv.10.2
Thanke you sir, farewell. Thank you, sir. Farewell.Cor IV.iv.11.2
Oh World, thy slippery turnes! Friends now fast sworn,O world, thy slippery turns! Friends now fast sworn,Cor IV.iv.12
Whose double bosomes seemes to weare one heart,Whose double bosoms seem to wear one heart,Cor IV.iv.13
Whose Houres, whose Bed, whose Meale and ExerciseWhose hours, whose bed, whose meal and exerciseCor IV.iv.14
Are still together: who Twin (as 'twere) in Loue,Are still together, who twin, as 'twere, in loveCor IV.iv.15
Vnseparable, shall within this houre,Unseparable, shall within this hour,Cor IV.iv.16
On a dissention of a Doit, breake outOn a dissension of a doit, break outCor IV.iv.17
To bitterest Enmity: So fellest Foes,To bitterest enmity. So, fellest foes,Cor IV.iv.18
Whose Passions, and whose Plots haue broke their sleepWhose passions and whose plots have broke their sleepCor IV.iv.19
To take the one the other, by some chance,To take the one the other, by some chance,Cor IV.iv.20
Some tricke not worth an Egge, shall grow deere friendsSome trick not worth an egg, shall grow dear friendsCor IV.iv.21
And inter-ioyne their yssues. So with me,And interjoin their issues. So with me.Cor IV.iv.22
My Birth-place haue I, and my loues vponMy birthplace hate I, and my love's uponCor IV.iv.23
This Enemie Towne: Ile enter, if he slay meThis enemy town. I'll enter. If he slay me,Cor IV.iv.24
He does faire Iustice: if he giue me way,He does fair justice. If he give me way,Cor IV.iv.25
Ile do his Country Seruice.I'll do his country service.Cor IV.iv.26
A goodly House: / The Feast smels well: but IA goodly house. The feast smells well, but ICor IV.v.5
appeare not like a Guest.Appear not like a guest.Cor IV.v.6
I haue deseru'd no better entertainment,I have deserved no better entertainmentCor IV.v.10
in being Coriolanus.In being Coriolanus.Cor IV.v.11
Away.Away!Cor IV.v.15
Now th'art troublesome.Now th'art troublesome.Cor IV.v.17
Let me but stand, I will not hurt your Harth.Let me but stand – I will not hurt your hearth.Cor IV.v.26
A Gentleman.A gentleman.Cor IV.v.28
True, so I am.True, so I am.Cor IV.v.30
Follow your Function, go, and batten onFollow your function, go and batten onCor IV.v.34
colde bits.cold bits.Cor IV.v.35
Vnder the Canopy.Under the canopy.Cor IV.v.40
Ay.Cor IV.v.42
I'th City of Kites and Crowes.I'th' city of kites and crows.Cor IV.v.44
No, I serue not thy Master.No, I serve not thy master.Cor IV.v.47
I, tis an honester seruice, then to meddleAy, 'tis an honester service than to meddleCor IV.v.50
with thy Mistris: Thou prat'st, and prat'st, serue withwith thy mistress. Thou prat'st and prat'st. Serve withCor IV.v.51
thy trencher: Hence. thy trencher, Hence!Cor IV.v.52
If Tullus If, Tullus,Cor IV.v.57.2
not yet thou know'st me, and seeing me, dost notNot yet thou know'st me, and, seeing me, dost notCor IV.v.58
thinke me for the man I am, necessitieThink me for the man I am, necessityCor IV.v.59
commands me name my selfe.Commands me name myself.Cor IV.v.60.1
A name vnmusicall to the Volcians eares,A name unmusical to the Volscians' ears,Cor IV.v.61
And harsh in sound to thine.And harsh in sound to thine.Cor IV.v.62.1
Prepare thy brow to frowne: knowst yu me yet?Prepare thy brow to frown. Know'st thou me yet?Cor IV.v.66
My name is Caius Martius, who hath doneMy name is Caius Martius, who hath doneCor IV.v.68
To thee particularly, and to all the VolcesTo thee particularly and to all the VolscesCor IV.v.69
Great hurt and Mischiefe: thereto witnesse mayGreat hurt and mischief; thereto witness mayCor IV.v.70
My Surname Coriolanus. The painfull Seruice,My surname, Coriolanus. The painful service,Cor IV.v.71
The extreme Dangers, and the droppes of BloodThe extreme dangers, and the drops of bloodCor IV.v.72
Shed for my thanklesse Country, are requitted:Shed for my thankless country, are requitedCor IV.v.73
But with that Surname, a good memorieBut with that surname – a good memory,Cor IV.v.74
And witnesse of the Malice and DispleasureAnd witness of the malice and displeasureCor IV.v.75
Which thou should'st beare me, only that name remains.Which thou shouldst bear me. Only that name remains.Cor IV.v.76
The Cruelty and Enuy of the people,The cruelty and envy of the people,Cor IV.v.77
Permitted by our dastard Nobles, whoPermitted by our dastard nobles, whoCor IV.v.78
Haue all forsooke me, hath deuour'd the rest:Have all forsook me, hath devoured the rest,Cor IV.v.79
And suffer'd me by th' voyce of Slaues to beAnd suffered me by th' voice of slaves to beCor IV.v.80
Hoop'd out of Rome. Now this extremity,Whooped out of Rome. Now this extremityCor IV.v.81
Hath brought me to thy Harth, not out of HopeHath brought me to thy hearth, not out of hope – Cor IV.v.82
(Mistake me not) to saue my life: for ifMistake me not – to save my life; for ifCor IV.v.83
I had fear'd death, of all the Men i'th' WorldI had feared death, of all the men i'th' worldCor IV.v.84
I would haue voided thee. But in meere spightI would have 'voided thee; but in mere spite,Cor IV.v.85
To be full quit of those my Banishers,To be full quit of those my banishers,Cor IV.v.86
Stand I before thee heere: Then if thou hastStand I before thee here. Then if thou hastCor IV.v.87
A heart of wreake in thee, that wilt reuengeA heart of wreak in thee, that wilt revengeCor IV.v.88
Thine owne particular wrongs, and stop those maimesThine own particular wrongs and stop those maimsCor IV.v.89
Of shame seene through thy Country, speed thee straightOf shame seen through thy country, speed thee straightCor IV.v.90
And make my misery serue thy turne: So vse it,And make my misery serve thy turn. So use itCor IV.v.91
That my reuengefull Seruices may proueThat my revengeful services may proveCor IV.v.92
As Benefits to thee. For I will fightAs benefits to thee. For I will fightCor IV.v.93
Against my Cankred Countrey, with the SpleeneAgainst my cankered country with the spleenCor IV.v.94
Of all the vnder Fiends. But if so be,Of all the under fiends. But if so beCor IV.v.95
Thou dar'st not this, and that to proue more FortunesThou dar'st not this, and that to prove more fortunesCor IV.v.96
Th'art tyr'd, then in a word, I also amTh'art tired, then, in a word, I also amCor IV.v.97
Longer to liue most wearie: and presentLonger to live most weary, and presentCor IV.v.98
My throat to thee, and to thy Ancient Malice:My throat to thee and to thy ancient malice;Cor IV.v.99
Which not to cut, would shew thee but a Foole,Which not to cut would show thee but a fool,Cor IV.v.100
Since I haue euer followed thee with hate,Since I have ever followed thee with hate,Cor IV.v.101
Drawne Tunnes of Blood out of thy Countries brest,Drawn tuns of blood out of thy country's breast,Cor IV.v.102
And cannot liue but to thy shame, vnlesseAnd cannot live but to thy shame, unlessCor IV.v.103
It be to do thee seruice.It be to do thee service.Cor IV.v.104.1
You blesse me Gods.You bless me, gods!Cor IV.v.138.2
What's the matter?What's the matter?Cor V.ii.57
Away.Away!Cor V.ii.76
Wife, Mother, Child, I know not. My affairesWife, mother, child, I know not. My affairsCor V.ii.78
Are Seruanted to others: Though I oweAre servanted to others. Though I oweCor V.ii.79
My Reuenge properly, my remission liesMy revenge properly, my remission liesCor V.ii.80
In Volcean brests. That we haue beene familiar,In Volscian breasts. That we have been familiar,Cor V.ii.81
Ingrate forgetfulnesse shall poison ratherIngrate forgetfulness shall poison ratherCor V.ii.82
Then pitty: Note how much, therefore be gone.Than pity note how much. Therefore be gone.Cor V.ii.83
Mine eares against your suites, are stronger thenMine ears against your suits are stronger thanCor V.ii.84
Your gates against my force. Yet for I loued thee,Your gates against my force. Yet, for I loved thee,Cor V.ii.85
Take this along, I writ it for thy sake,Take this along. I writ it for thy sake Cor V.ii.86
And would haue sent it. Another word Menenius,And would have sent it. Another word, Menenius,Cor V.ii.87
I will not heare thee speake. This man AuffidiusI will not hear thee speak. This man, Aufidius,Cor V.ii.88
Was my belou'd in Rome: yet thou behold'st.Was my beloved in Rome; yet thou behold'st.Cor V.ii.89
We will before the walls of Rome to morrowWe will before the walls of Rome tomorrowCor V.iii.1
Set downe our Hoast. My partner in this Action,Set down our host. My partner in this action,Cor V.iii.2
You must report to th' Volcian Lords, how plainlyYou must report to th' Volscian lords how plainlyCor V.iii.3
I haue borne this Businesse.I have borne this business.Cor V.iii.4.1
This last old man,This last old man,Cor V.iii.8.2
Whom with a crack'd heart I haue sent to Rome,Whom with a cracked heart I have sent to Rome,Cor V.iii.9
Lou'd me, aboue the measure of a Father,Loved me above the measure of a father,Cor V.iii.10
Nay godded me indeed. Their latest refugeNay, godded me indeed. Their latest refugeCor V.iii.11
Was to send him: for whose old Loue I haueWas to send him; for whose old love I have – Cor V.iii.12
(Though I shew'd sowrely to him) once more offer'dThough I showed sourly to him – once more offeredCor V.iii.13
The first Conditions which they did refuse,The first conditions, which they did refuseCor V.iii.14
And cannot now accept, to grace him onely,And cannot now accept, to grace him onlyCor V.iii.15
That thought he could do more: A very littleThat thought he could do more. A very littleCor V.iii.16
I haue yeelded too. Fresh Embasses, and Suites,I have yielded to. Fresh embassies and suits,Cor V.iii.17
Nor from the State, nor priuate friends heereafterNor from the state nor private friends, hereafterCor V.iii.18
Will I lend eare to. Ha? what shout is this? Shout withinWill I lend ear to. (Shouts within) Ha! What shout is this?Cor V.iii.19
Shall I be tempted to infringe my vow(aside) Shall I be tempted to infringe my vowCor V.iii.20
In the same time 'tis made? I will not.In the same time 'tis made? I will not.Cor V.iii.21
My wife comes formost, then the honour'd mouldMy wife comes foremost, then the honoured mouldCor V.iii.22
Wherein this Trunke was fram'd, and in her handWherein this trunk was framed, and in her handCor V.iii.23
The Grandchilde to her blood. But out affection,The grandchild to her blood. But out, affection!Cor V.iii.24
All bond and priuiledge of Nature breake;All bond and privilege of nature, break!Cor V.iii.25
Let it be Vertuous to be Obstinate.Let it be virtuous to be obstinate.Cor V.iii.26
What is that Curt'sie worth? Or those Doues eyes,What is that curtsy worth? Or those dove's eyes,Cor V.iii.27
Which can make Gods forsworne? I melt, and am notWhich can make gods forsworn? I melt, and am notCor V.iii.28
Of stronger earth then others: my Mother bowes,Of stronger earth than others. My mother bows,Cor V.iii.29
As if Olympus to a Mole-hill shouldAs if Olympus to a molehill shouldCor V.iii.30
In supplication Nod: and my yong BoyIn supplication nod, and my young boyCor V.iii.31
Hath an Aspect of intercession, whichHath an aspect of intercession whichCor V.iii.32
Great Nature cries, Deny not. Let the VolcesGreat Nature cries ‘ Deny not.’ Let the VolscesCor V.iii.33
Plough Rome, and harrow Italy, Ile neuerPlough Rome and harrow Italy! I'll neverCor V.iii.34
Be such a Gosling to obey instinct; but standBe such a gosling to obey instinct, but standCor V.iii.35
As if a man were Author of himself, As if a man were author of himselfCor V.iii.36
& knew no other kinAnd knew no other kin.Cor V.iii.37.1
These eyes are not the same I wore in Rome.These eyes are not the same I wore in Rome.Cor V.iii.38
Like a dull Actor now, Like a dull actor nowCor V.iii.40.2
I haue forgot my part, / And I am out, I have forgot my part and I am out,Cor V.iii.41
euen to a full Disgrace. Best of my Flesh,Even to a full disgrace. (Rising and going to her) Best of my flesh,Cor V.iii.42
Forgiue my Tyranny: but do not say,Forgive my tyranny; but do not sayCor V.iii.43
For that forgiue our Romanes. O a kisseFor that, ‘ Forgive our Romans.’ O, a kissCor V.iii.44
Long as my Exile, sweet as my Reuenge!Long as my exile, sweet as my revenge!Cor V.iii.45
Now by the iealous Queene of Heauen, that kisseNow, by the jealous queen of heaven, that kissCor V.iii.46
I carried from thee deare; and my true LippeI carried from thee, dear, and my true lipCor V.iii.47
Hath Virgin'd it ere since. You Gods, I pray,Hath virgined it e'er since. You gods! I pray,Cor V.iii.48
And the most noble Mother of the worldAnd the most noble mother of the worldCor V.iii.49
Leaue vnsaluted: Sinke my knee i'th' earth, Leave unsaluted. Sink, my knee, i'th' earth;Cor V.iii.50
Of thy deepe duty, more impression shewOf thy deep duty more impression showCor V.iii.51
Then that of common Sonnes.Than that of common sons.Cor V.iii.52.1
What's this? What's this?Cor V.iii.56.2
your knees to me? / To your Corrected Sonne?Your knees to me? To your corrected son?Cor V.iii.57
Then let the Pibbles on the hungry beachThen let the pebbles on the hungry beachCor V.iii.58
Fillop the Starres: Then, let the mutinous windesFillip the stars. Then let the mutinous windsCor V.iii.59
Strike the proud Cedars 'gainst the fiery Sun:Strike the proud cedars 'gainst the fiery sun,Cor V.iii.60
Murd'ring Impossibility, to makeMurdering impossibility, to makeCor V.iii.61
What cannot be, slight worke.What cannot be slight work.Cor V.iii.62.1
The Noble Sister of Publicola;The noble sister of Publicola,Cor V.iii.64
The Moone of Rome: Chaste as the IsicleThe moon of Rome, chaste as the icicleCor V.iii.65
That's curdied by the Frost, from purest Snow,That's curdied by the frost from purest snowCor V.iii.66
And hangs on Dians Temple: Deere Valeria.And hangs on Dian's temple – dear Valeria!Cor V.iii.67
The God of Souldiers:The god of soldiers,Cor V.iii.70.2
With the consent of supreame Ioue, informeWith the consent of supreme Jove, informCor V.iii.71
Thy thoughts with Noblenesse, that thou mayst proueThy thoughts with nobleness, that thou mayst proveCor V.iii.72
To shame vnvulnerable, and sticke i'th WarresTo shame unvulnerable, and stick i'th' warsCor V.iii.73
Like a great Sea-marke standing euery flaw,Like a great sea-mark, standing every flaw,Cor V.iii.74
And sauing those that eye thee.And saving those that eye thee!Cor V.iii.75.1
That's my braue Boy.That's my brave boy!Cor V.iii.76
I beseech you peace:I beseech you, peace!Cor V.iii.78.2
Or if you'ld aske, remember this before;Or, if you'd ask, remember this before:Cor V.iii.79
The thing I haue forsworne to graunt, may neuerThe thing I have forsworn to grant may neverCor V.iii.80
Be held by you denials. Do not bid meBe held by you denials. Do not bid meCor V.iii.81
Dismisse my Soldiers, or capitulateDismiss my soldiers, or capitulateCor V.iii.82
Againe, with Romes Mechanickes. Tell me notAgain with Rome's mechanics. Tell me notCor V.iii.83
Wherein I seeme vnnaturall: Desire not t'allayWherein I seem unnatural. Desire notCor V.iii.84
My Rages and Reuenges, withT' allay my rages and revenges withCor V.iii.85
your colder reasons.Your colder reasons.Cor V.iii.86.1
Auffidius, and you Volces marke, for wee'lAufidius, and you Volsces, mark; for we'llCor V.iii.92
Heare nought from Rome in priuate. Your request?Hear nought from Rome in private. (He sits) Your request?Cor V.iii.93
Not of a womans tendernesse to be,Not of a woman's tenderness to beCor V.iii.129
Requires nor Childe, nor womans face to see:Requires nor child nor woman's face to see.Cor V.iii.130
I haue sate too long.I have sat too long.Cor V.iii.131.1
O Mother, Mother!O mother, mother!Cor V.iii.183
What haue you done? Behold, the Heauens do ope,What have you done? Behold, the heavens do ope,Cor V.iii.184
The Gods looke downe, and this vnnaturall SceneThe gods look down, and this unnatural sceneCor V.iii.185
They laugh at. Oh my Mother, Mother: Oh!They laugh at. O my mother, mother! O!Cor V.iii.186
You haue wonne a happy Victory to Rome.You have won a happy victory to Rome.Cor V.iii.187
But for your Sonne, beleeue it: Oh beleeue it,But for your son – believe it, O believe it – Cor V.iii.188
Most dangerously you haue with him preuail'd,Most dangerously you have with him prevailed,Cor V.iii.189
If not most mortall to him. But let it come:If not most mortal to him. But let it come.Cor V.iii.190
Auffidius, though I cannot make true Warres,Aufidius, though I cannot make true wars,Cor V.iii.191
Ile frame conuenient peace. Now good Auffidius,I'll frame convenient peace. Now, good Aufidius,Cor V.iii.192
Were you in my steed, would you haue heardWere you in my stead, would you have heardCor V.iii.193
A Mother lesse? or granted lesse Auffidius?A mother less? Or granted less, Aufidius?Cor V.iii.194
I dare be sworne you were:I dare be sworn you were!Cor V.iii.195.2
And sir, it is no little thing to makeAnd, sir, it is no little thing to makeCor V.iii.196
Mine eyes to sweat compassion. But (good sir)Mine eyes to sweat compassion. But, good sir,Cor V.iii.197
What peace you'l make, aduise me: For my part,What peace you'll make, advise me. For my part,Cor V.iii.198
Ile not to Rome, Ile backe with you, and pray youI'll not to Rome, I'll back with you, and pray you,Cor V.iii.199
Stand to me in this cause. Oh Mother! Wife!Stand to me in this cause. O mother! Wife!Cor V.iii.200
I by and by; Ay, by and by.Cor V.iii.203.2
But we will drinke together: / And you shall beareBut we will drink together; and you shall bearCor V.iii.204
A better witnesse backe then words, which weA better witness back than words, which we,Cor V.iii.205
On like conditions, will haue Counter-seal'd.On like conditions, will have counter-sealed.Cor V.iii.206
Come enter with vs: Ladies you deserueCome, enter with us. Ladies, you deserveCor V.iii.207
To haue a Temple built you: All the SwordsTo have a temple built you. All the swordsCor V.iii.208
In Italy, and her Confederate ArmesIn Italy, and her confederate arms,Cor V.iii.209
Could not haue made this peace. Could not have made this peace.Cor V.iii.210
Haile Lords, I am return'd your Souldier:Hail, Lords! I am returned your soldier,Cor V.vi.71
No more infected with my Countries loueNo more infected with my country's loveCor V.vi.72
Then when I parted hence: but still subsistingThan when I parted hence, but still subsistingCor V.vi.73
Vnder your great Command. You are to know,Under your great command. You are to knowCor V.vi.74
That prosperously I haue attempted, andThat prosperously I have attempted andCor V.vi.75
With bloody passage led your Warres, euen toWith bloody passage led your wars even toCor V.vi.76
The gates of Rome: Our spoiles we haue brought homeThe gates of Rome. Our spoils we have brought homeCor V.vi.77
Doth more then counterpoize a full third partDoth more than counterpoise a full third partCor V.vi.78
The charges of the Action. We haue made peaceThe charges of the action. We have made peaceCor V.vi.79
With no lesse Honor to the AntiatesWith no less honour to the AntiatesCor V.vi.80
Then shame to th' Romaines. And we heere deliuerThan shame to th' Romans. And we here deliver,Cor V.vi.81
Subscrib'd by'th' Consuls, and Patricians,Subscribed by th' consuls and patricians,Cor V.vi.82
Together with the Seale a'th Senat, whatTogether with the seal o'th' Senate, whatCor V.vi.83
We haue compounded on.We have compounded on.Cor V.vi.84.1
Traitor? How now?Traitor? How now?Cor V.vi.87.1
Martius?Martius!Cor V.vi.87.3
Hear'st thou Mars?Hear'st thou, Mars?Cor V.vi.100.2
Ha?Ha?Cor V.vi.101.2
Measurelesse Lyar, thou hast made my heartMeasureless liar, thou hast made my heartCor V.vi.103
Too great for what containes it. Boy? Oh Slaue,Too great for what contains it. ‘ Boy!’ O slave!Cor V.vi.104
Pardon me Lords, 'tis the first time that euerPardon me, Lords, 'tis the first time that everCor V.vi.105
I was forc'd to scoul'd. Your iudgments my graue LordsI was forced to scold. Your judgements, my grave Lords,Cor V.vi.106
Must giue this Curre the Lye: and his owne Notion,Must give this cur the lie; and his own notion – Cor V.vi.107
Who weares my stripes imprest vpon him, thatWho wears my stripes impressed upon him, thatCor V.vi.108
Must beare my beating to his Graue, shall ioyneMust bear my beating to his grave – shall joinCor V.vi.109
To thrust the Lye vnto him.To thrust the lie unto him.Cor V.vi.110
Cut me to peeces Volces men and Lads,Cut me to pieces, Volsces. Men and lads,Cor V.vi.112
Staine all your edges on me. Boy, false Hound:Stain all your edges on me. ‘Boy'! False hound!Cor V.vi.113
If you haue writ your Annales true, 'tis there,If you have writ your annals true, 'tis thereCor V.vi.114
That like an Eagle in a Doue-coat, IThat, like an eagle in a dove-cote, ICor V.vi.115
Flatter'd your Volcians in Corioles.Fluttered your Volscians in Corioles.Cor V.vi.116
Alone I did it, Boy.Alone I did it. ‘ Boy!’Cor V.vi.117.1
O that I had him,O that I had him,Cor V.vi.128.2
with six Auffidiusses, or more: / His Tribe,With six Aufidiuses or more – his tribe,Cor V.vi.129
to vse my lawfull Sword.To use my lawful sword!Cor V.vi.130.1
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