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With due Obseruance of thy godly seat,With due observance of thy godlike seat,TC I.iii.31
Great Agamemnon, Nestor shall applyGreat Agamemnon, Nestor shall applyTC I.iii.32
Thy latest words. / In the reproofe of Chance,Thy latest words. In the reproof of chanceTC I.iii.33
Lies the true proofe of men: The Sea being smooth,Lies the true proof of men. The sea being smooth,TC I.iii.34
How many shallow bauble Boates dare saileHow many shallow bauble boats dare sailTC I.iii.35
Vpon her patient brest, making their wayUpon her patient breast, making their wayTC I.iii.36
With those of Nobler bulke?With those of nobler bulk;TC I.iii.37
But let the Ruffian Boreas once enrageBut let the ruffian Boreas once enrageTC I.iii.38
The gentle Thetis, and anon beholdThe gentle Thetis, and anon beholdTC I.iii.39
The strong ribb'd Barke through liquid Mountaines cut,The strong-ribbed bark through liquid mountains cut,TC I.iii.40
Bounding betweene the two moyst ElementsBounding between the two moist elements,TC I.iii.41
Like Perseus Horse. Where's then the sawcy Boate,Like Perseus' horse. Where's then the saucy boat,TC I.iii.42
Whose weake vntimber'd sides but euen nowWhose weak untimbered sides but even nowTC I.iii.43
Co-riual'd Greatnesse? Either to harbour fled,Corrivalled greatness? – Either to harbour fledTC I.iii.44
Or made a Toste for Neptune. Euen so,Or made a toast for Neptune. Even soTC I.iii.45
Doth valours shew, and valours worth diuideDoth valour's show and valour's worth divideTC I.iii.46
In stormes of Fortune. / For, in her ray and brightnesse,In storms of fortune; for in her ray and brightnessTC I.iii.47
The Heard hath more annoyance by the BriezeThe herd hath more annoyance by the breeseTC I.iii.48
Then by the Tyger: But, when the splitting windeThan by the tiger; but when the splitting windTC I.iii.49
Makes flexible the knees of knotted Oakes,Makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks,TC I.iii.50
And Flies fled vnder shade, why then / The thing of Courage,And flies fled under shade, why then the thing of courage,TC I.iii.51
As rowz'd with rage, with rage doth sympathize,As roused with rage, with rage doth sympathize,TC I.iii.52
And with an accent tun'd in selfe-same key,And with an accent tuned in selfsame keyTC I.iii.53
Retyres to chiding Fortune.Returns to chiding fortune.TC I.iii.54.1
Most wisely hath Vlysses heere discouer'dMost wisely hath Ulysses here discoveredTC I.iii.138
The Feauer, whereof all our power is sicke.The fever whereof all our power is sick.TC I.iii.139
And in the imitation of these twaine,And in the imitation of these twain,TC I.iii.185
Who (as Vlysses sayes) Opinion crownesWho, as Ulysses says, opinion crownsTC I.iii.186
With an Imperiall voyce, many are infect:With an imperial voice, many are infect.TC I.iii.187
Aiax is growne selfe-will'd, and beares his headAjax is grown self-willed, and bears his headTC I.iii.188
In such a reyne, in full as proud a placeIn such a rein, in full as proud a placeTC I.iii.189
As broad Achilles, and keepes his Tent like him;As broad Achilles; keeps his tent like him,TC I.iii.190
Makes factious Feasts, railes on our state of WarreMakes factious feasts, rails on our state of warTC I.iii.191
Bold as an Oracle, and sets ThersitesBold as an oracle, and sets Thersites – TC I.iii.192
A slaue, whose Gall coines slanders like a Mint,A slave whose gall coins slanders like a mint – TC I.iii.193
To match vs in comparisons with durt,To match us in comparisons with dirt,TC I.iii.194
To weaken and discredit our exposure,To weaken and discredit our exposure,TC I.iii.195
How ranke soeuer rounded in with danger.How rank soever rounded in with danger.TC I.iii.196
Let this be granted, and Achilles horseLet this be granted, and Achilles' horseTC I.iii.211
Makes many Thetis sonnes. Makes many Thetis' sons.TC I.iii.212
Tell him of Nestor, one that was a manTell him of Nestor, one that was a manTC I.iii.291
When Hectors Grandsire suckt: he is old now,When Hector's grandsire sucked: he is old now;TC I.iii.292
But if there be not in our Grecian mould,But if there be not in our Grecian mouldTC I.iii.293
One Noble man, that hath one spark of fireOne noble man that hath one spark of fireTC I.iii.294
To answer for his Loue; tell him from me,To answer for his love, tell him from me,TC I.iii.295
Ile hide my Siluer beard in a Gold Beauer,I'll hide my silver beard in a gold beaver,TC I.iii.296
And in my Vantbrace put this wither'd brawne,And in my vantbrace put this withered brawn;TC I.iii.297
And meeting him, wil tell him, that my LadyAnd, meeting him, will tell him that my ladyTC I.iii.298
Was fayrer then his Grandame, and as chasteWas fairer than his grandam, and as chasteTC I.iii.299
As may be in the world: his youth in flood,As may be in the world – his youth in flood,TC I.iii.300
Ile pawne this truth with my three drops of blood.I'll pawn this truth with my three drops of blood.TC I.iii.301
What sayes Vlysses?What says Ulysses?TC I.iii.311
What is't?What is't?TC I.iii.314
Wel, and how?Well, and how?TC I.iii.320.2
The purpose is perspicuous euen as substance,True. The purpose is perspicuous even as substanceTC I.iii.324
Whose grossenesse little charracters summe vp,Whose grossness little characters sum up;TC I.iii.325
And in the publication make no straine,And in the publication make no strainTC I.iii.326
But that Achilles, were his braine as barrenBut that Achilles, were his brain as barrenTC I.iii.327
As bankes of Lybia, though (Apollo knowes)As banks of Libya – though, Apollo knows,TC I.iii.328
'Tis dry enough, wil with great speede of iudgement,'Tis dry enough – will, with great speed of judgement,TC I.iii.329
I, with celerity, finde Hectors purposeAy, with celerity, find Hector's purposeTC I.iii.330
Pointing on him.Pointing on him.TC I.iii.331
Yes,Yes,TC I.iii.332.2
'tis most meet; who may you else opposeIt is most meet. Who may you else oppose,TC I.iii.333
That can from Hector bring his Honor off,That can from Hector bring his honour off,TC I.iii.334
If not Achilles; though't be a sportfull Combate,If not Achilles? Though't be a sportful combat,TC I.iii.335
Yet in this triall, much opinion dwels.Yet in this trial much opinion dwells;TC I.iii.336
For heere the Troyans taste our deer'st reputeFor here the Trojans taste our dear'st reputeTC I.iii.337
With their fin'st Pallate: and trust to me Vlysses,With their fin'st palate; and trust to me, Ulysses,TC I.iii.338
Our imputation shall be oddely poiz'dOur imputation shall be oddly poisedTC I.iii.339
In this wilde action. For the successeIn this willed action; for the success,TC I.iii.340
(Although particular) shall giue a scantlingAlthough particular, shall give a scantlingTC I.iii.341
Of good or bad, vnto the Generall:Of good or bad unto the general,TC I.iii.342
And in such Indexes, although small prickesAnd in such indexes, although small pricksTC I.iii.343
To their subsequent Volumes, there is seeneTo their subsequent volumes, there is seenTC I.iii.344
The baby figure of the Gyant-masseThe baby figure of the giant massTC I.iii.345
Of things to come at large. It is suppos'd,Of things to come at large. It is supposedTC I.iii.346
He that meets Hector, issues from our choyse;He that meets Hector issues from our choice;TC I.iii.347
And choise being mutuall acte of all our soules,And choice, being mutual act of all our souls,TC I.iii.348
Makes Merit her election, and doth boyleMakes merit her election, and doth boil,TC I.iii.349
As 'twere, from forth vs all: a man distill'dAs 'twere from forth us all, a man distilledTC I.iii.350
Out of our Vertues; who miscarrying,Out of our virtues; who miscarrying,TC I.iii.351
What heart from hence receyues the conqu'ring partWhat heart from hence receives the conquering part,TC I.iii.352
To steele a strong opinion to themselues,To steel a strong opinion to themselves? – TC I.iii.353
Which entertain'd, Limbes are in his instruments,Which entertained, limbs are his instruments,TC I.iii.354
In no lesse working, then are Swords and BowesIn no less working than are swords and bowsTC I.iii.355
Directiue by the Limbes.Directive by the limbs.TC I.iii.356
I see them not with my old eies: what are they?I see them not with my old eyes: what are they?TC I.iii.366
Now Vlysses, I begin to rellish thy aduice,Now, Ulysses, I begin to relish thy advice,TC I.iii.387
And I wil giue a taste of it forthwithAnd I will give a taste of it forthwithTC I.iii.388
To Agamemnon, go we to him straight:To Agamemnon. Go we to him straight.TC I.iii.389
Two Curres shal tame each other, Pride aloneTwo curs shall tame each other; pride aloneTC I.iii.390
Must tarre the Mastiffes on, as 'twere their bone. Must tarre the mastiffs on, as 'twere their bone.TC I.iii.391
What moues Aiax thus to bay at him?What moves Ajax thus to bay at him?TC II.iii.90
Who, Thersites?Who, Thersites?TC II.iii.92
Then will Aiax lacke matter, if he haue lost hisThen will Ajax lack matter, if he have lost hisTC II.iii.94
Argument.argument.TC II.iii.95
All the better, their fraction is more our wishAll the better: their fraction is more our wishTC II.iii.98
then their faction; but it was a strong counsell that a Foolethan their faction; but it was a strong composure a foolTC II.iii.99
could disunite.could disunite.TC II.iii.100
No Achilles with him?No Achilles with him.TC II.iii.103
Yet he loues himselfe: is't not strange?And yet he loves himself; is't not strange?TC II.iii.159
O this is well, he rubs the veine of him.O, this is well; he rubs the vein of him.TC II.iii.198
How he describes himselfe.How he describes himself!TC II.iii.207
And 'twould, you'ld carry halfe.An 'twould, you'd carry half.TC II.iii.217
hee's not yet through warme. / Force himHe's not yet through warm. Force himTC II.iii.220
with praises, poure in, poure in: his ambition is dry.with praises, pour in, pour in; his ambition is dry.TC II.iii.221
Our noble Generall, doe not doe so.Our noble general, do not do so.TC II.iii.223
Wherefore should you so?Wherefore should you so?TC II.iii.227.2
He is not emulous, as Achilles is.He is not emulous, as Achilles is.TC II.iii.228
What a vice were it in Aiax now---What a vice were it in Ajax now – TC II.iii.232
I my good Sonne.Ay, my good son.TC II.iii.254.1
Would you my Lord ought with the Generall?Would you, my lord, aught with the general?TC III.iii.58
Nothing my Lord.Nothing, my lord.TC III.iii.60
Our Generall doth salute you with a kisse.Our general doth salute you with a kiss.TC IV.v.19
And very courtly counsell: Ile begin.And very courtly counsel; I'll begin.TC IV.v.22
So much for Nestor.So much for Nestor.TC IV.v.23
A woman of quicke sence.A woman of quick sense.TC IV.v.54.1
All. ALL
The Troians Trumpet.The Trojan's trumpet.TC IV.v.64.1
Now Aiax hold thine owne.Now, Ajax, hold thine own!TC IV.v.114.1
I haue (thou gallant Troyan) seene thee oftI have, thou gallant Trojan, seen thee oft,TC IV.v.183
Labouring for destiny, make cruell wayLabouring for destiny, make cruel wayTC IV.v.184
Through rankes of Greekish youth: and I haue seen theeThrough ranks of Greekish youth; and I have seen thee,TC IV.v.185
As hot as Perseus, spurre thy Phrygian Steed,As hot as Perseus, spur thy Phrygian steed,TC IV.v.186
And seene thee scorning forfeits and subduments,And seen thee scorning forfeits and subduements,TC IV.v.187
When thou hast hung thy aduanced sword i'th'ayre,When thou hast hung thy advanced sword i'th' air,TC IV.v.188
Not letting it decline, on the declined:Not letting it decline on the declined,TC IV.v.189
That I haue said vnto my standers by,That I have said unto my standers-by:TC IV.v.190
Loe Iupiter is yonder, dealing life.‘ Lo, Jupiter is yonder, dealing life!’TC IV.v.191
And I haue seene thee pause, and take thy breath,And I have seen thee pause and take thy breath,TC IV.v.192
When that a ring of Greekes haue hem'd thee in,When that a ring of Greeks have hemmed thee in,TC IV.v.193
Like an Olympian wrestling. This haue I seene,Like an Olympian wrestling. This have I seen;TC IV.v.194
But this thy countenance (still lockt in steele)But this thy countenance, still locked in steel,TC IV.v.195
I neuer saw till now. I knew thy Grandsire,I never saw till now. I knew thy grandsire,TC IV.v.196
And once fought with him; he was a Souldier good,And once fought with him: he was a soldier good,TC IV.v.197
But by great Mars, the Captaine of vs all,But by great Mars, the captain of us all,TC IV.v.198
Neuer like thee. Let an oldman embrace thee,Never like thee. Let an old man embrace thee;TC IV.v.199
And (worthy Warriour) welcome to our Tents.And, worthy warrior, welcome to our tents.TC IV.v.200
I would my armes could match thee in contentionI would my arms could match thee in contention,TC IV.v.205
As they contend with thee in courtesie.As they contend with thee in courtesy.TC IV.v.206
Ha?Ha!TC IV.v.208
by this white beard I'ld fight with thee to morrow.By this white beard, I'd fight with thee tomorrow.TC IV.v.209
Well, welcom, welcome: I haue seen the time.Well, welcome, welcome! – I have seen the time – TC IV.v.210
Coe beare Patroclus body to Achilles,Go, bear Patroclus' body to Achilles,TC V.v.17
And bid the snaile-pac'd Aiax arme for shame;And bid the snail-paced Ajax arm for shame. – TC V.v.18
There is a thousand Hectors in the field:There is a thousand Hectors in the field;TC V.v.19
Now here he fights on Galathe his Horse,Now here he fights on Galathe his horse,TC V.v.20
And there lacks worke: anon he's there a foote,And there lacks work; anon he's there afoot,TC V.v.21
And there they flye or dye, like scaled sculs,And there they fly or die, like scaled schoolsTC V.v.22
Before the belching Whale; then is he yonder,Before the belching whale; then is he yonder,TC V.v.23
And there the straying Greekes, ripe for his edge,And there the strawy Greeks, ripe for his edge,TC V.v.24
Fall downe before him, like the mowers swath;Fall down before him, like the mower's swath:TC V.v.25
Here, there, and euery where, he leaues and takes;Here, there, and everywhere, he leaves and takes,TC V.v.26
Dexteritie so obaying appetite,Dexterity so obeying appetiteTC V.v.27
That what he will, he does, and does so much,That what he will he does; and does so muchTC V.v.28
That proofe is call'd impossibility.That proof is called impossibility.TC V.v.29
So, so, we draw together. So, so, we draw together.TC V.v.44.1
Peace Drums.Peace, drums!TC V.ix.1.2