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Sir, I loue you more then word can weild ye matter,Sir, I love you more than word can wield the matter,KL I.i.55
Deerer then eye-sight, space, and libertie,Dearer than eyesight, space, and liberty,KL I.i.56
Beyond what can be valewed, rich or rare,Beyond what can be valued rich or rare,KL I.i.57
No lesse then life, with grace, health, beauty, honor:No less than life, with grace, health, beauty, honour,KL I.i.58
As much as Childe ere lou'd, or Father found.As much as child e'er loved or father found;KL I.i.59
A loue that makes breath poore, and speech vnable,A love that makes breath poor and speech unable;KL I.i.60
Beyond all manner of so much I loue you.Beyond all manner of ‘ so much ’ I love you.KL I.i.61
Let your studyLet your studyKL I.i.276.2
Be to content your Lord, who hath receiu'd youBe to content your lord, who hath received youKL I.i.277
At Fortunes almes, you haue obedience scanted,At Fortune's alms. You have obedience scanted,KL I.i.278
And well are worth the want that you haue wanted.And well are worth the want that you have wanted.KL I.i.279
Sister, it is not little I haue to say, / Of what most Sister, it is not little I have to say of what mostKL I.i.283
neerely appertaines to vs both, / I thinke our Father willnearly appertains to us both. I think our father willKL I.i.284
hence to night.hence tonight.KL I.i.285
You see how full of changes his age is, theYou see how full of changes his age is. TheKL I.i.288
obseruation we haue made of it hath beene little; heobservation we have made of it hath not been little. HeKL I.i.289
alwaies lou'd our Sister most, and with what poore iudgementalways loved our sister most; and with what poor judgementKL I.i.290
he hath now cast her off, appeares too grossely.he hath now cast her off appears too grossly.KL I.i.291
The best and soundest of his time hath binThe best and soundest of his time hath beenKL I.i.294
but rash, then must we looke from his age, to receiue notbut rash. Then must we look from his age to receive notKL I.i.295
alone the imperfections of long ingraffed condition, butalone the imperfections of long-ingraffed condition, butKL I.i.296
therewithall the vnruly way-wardnesse, that infirme andtherewithal the unruly waywardness that infirm andKL I.i.297
cholericke yeares bring with them.choleric years bring with them.KL I.i.298
There is further complement of leaue-takingThere is further compliment of leave-takingKL I.i.301
betweene France and him, pray you let vs sit together,between France and him. Pray you, let us hit together.KL I.i.302
if our Father carry authority with such disposition as heIf our father carry authority with such disposition as heKL I.i.303
beares, this last surrender of his will but offend vs.bears, this last surrender of his will but offend us.KL I.i.304
We must do something, and i'th'heate. We must do something, and i'th' heat.KL I.i.306
Did my Father strike my Gentleman for chidingDid my father strike my gentleman for chidingKL I.iii.1
of his Foole?of his Fool?KL I.iii.2
By day and night, he wrongs me, euery howreBy day and night he wrongs me; every hourKL I.iii.4
He flashes into one grosse crime, or other,He flashes into one gross crime or otherKL I.iii.5
That sets vs all at ods: Ile not endure it;That sets us all at odds. I'll not endure it!KL I.iii.6
His Knights grow riotous, and himselfe vpbraides vsHis knights grow riotous, and himself upbraids usKL I.iii.7
On euery trifle. When he returnes from hunting,On every trifle. When he returns from huntingKL I.iii.8
I will not speake with him, say I am sicke,I will not speak with him. Say I am sick.KL I.iii.9
If you come slacke of former seruices,If you come slack of former servicesKL I.iii.10
You shall do well, the fault of it Ile answer.You shall do well; the fault of it I'll answer.KL I.iii.11
Put on what weary negligence you please,Put on what weary negligence you please,KL I.iii.13
You and your Fellowes: I'de haue it come to question;You and your fellows. I'd have it come to question.KL I.iii.14
If he distaste it, let him to my Sister,If he distaste it, let him to my sister,KL I.iii.15
Whose mind and mine I know in that are one,Whose mind and mine I know in that are one,KL I.iii.16
Not to be overruled. Idle old man,KL I.iii.17
That still would manage those authoritiesKL I.iii.18
That he hath given away! Now, by my life,KL I.iii.19
Old fools are babes again, and must be usedKL I.iii.20
With checks, as flatteries, when they are seen abused.KL I.iii.21
Remember what I haue said.Remember what I have said.KL I.iii.22.1
And let his Knights haue colder lookes among you:And let his knights have colder looks among you.KL I.iii.23
what growes of it no matter, aduise your fellowes so,What grows of it, no matter. Advise your fellows so.KL I.iii.24
I would breed from hence occasions, and I shall,KL I.iii.25
Ile write straight to my SisterThat I may speak. I'll write straight to my sisterKL I.iii.26
to hold my course; prepare for dinner. To hold my very course. Prepare for dinner.KL I.iii.27
Not only Sir this, your all-lycenc'd Foole,Not only, sir, this your all-licensed foolKL I.iv.196
But other of your insolent retinueBut other of your insolent retinueKL I.iv.197
Do hourely Carpe and is Quarrell, breaking forthDo hourly carp and quarrel, breaking forthKL I.iv.198
In ranke, and (not to be endur'd) riots Sir.In rank and not-to-be endured riots. Sir,KL I.iv.199
I had thought by making this well knowne vnto you,I had thought by making this well known unto youKL I.iv.200
To haue found a safe redresse, but now grow fearefullTo have found a safe redress; but now grow fearfulKL I.iv.201
By what your selfe too late haue spoke and done,By what yourself too late have spoke and doneKL I.iv.202
That you protect this course, and put it onThat you protect this course and put it onKL I.iv.203
By your allowance, which if you should, the faultBy your allowance; which if you should, the faultKL I.iv.204
Would not scape censure, nor the redresses sleepe,Would not 'scape censure, nor the redresses sleep;KL I.iv.205
Which in the tender of a wholesome weale,Which in the tender of a wholesome wealKL I.iv.206
Might in their working do you that offence,Might in their working do you that offenceKL I.iv.207
Which else were shame, that then necessitieWhich else were shame, that then necessityKL I.iv.208
Will call discreet proceeding.Will call discreet proceeding.KL I.iv.209
I would you would make vse of your good wisedome I would you would make use of your good wisdom,KL I.iv.215
(Whereof I know you are fraught), and put awayWhereof I know you are fraught, and put awayKL I.iv.216
These dispositions, which of late transport youThese dispositions which of late transform youKL I.iv.217
From what you rightly are.From what you rightly are.KL I.iv.218
This admiration Sir, is much o'th'sauourThis admiration, sir, is much o'the savourKL I.iv.233
Of other your new prankes. I do beseech youOf other your new pranks. I do beseech youKL I.iv.234
To vnderstand my purposes aright:To understand my purposes aright:KL I.iv.235
As you are Old, and Reuerend, should be Wise.As you are old and reverend, should be wise.KL I.iv.236
Heere do you keepe a hundred Knights and Squires,Here do you keep a hundred knights and squires,KL I.iv.237
Men so disorder'd, so debosh'd, and bold,Men so disordered, so deboshed and bold,KL I.iv.238
That this our Court infected with their manners,That this our court, infected with their manners,KL I.iv.239
Shewes like a riotous Inne; Epicurisme and LustShows like a riotous inn; epicurism and lustKL I.iv.240
Makes it more like a Tauerne, or a Brothell,Make it more like a tavern or a brothelKL I.iv.241
Then a grac'd Pallace. The shame it selfe doth speakeThan a graced palace. The shame itself doth speakKL I.iv.242
For instant remedy. Be then desir'dFor instant remedy. Be then desired,KL I.iv.243
By her, that else will take the thing she begges,By her that else will take the thing she begs,KL I.iv.244
A little to disquantity your Traine,A little to disquantity your train,KL I.iv.245
And the remainders that shall still depend,And the remainders that shall still dependKL I.iv.246
To be such men as may besort your Age,To be such men as may besort your age,KL I.iv.247
Which know themselues, and you.Which know themselves and you.KL I.iv.248.1
You strike my people, and your disorder'd rable,You strike my people, and your disordered rabbleKL I.iv.252
make Seruants of their Betters.Make servants of their betters.KL I.iv.253
Neuer afflict your selfe to know more of it:Never afflict yourself to know more of it;KL I.iv.288
But let his disposition haue that scopeBut let his disposition have that scopeKL I.iv.289
As dotage giues it.As dotage gives it.KL I.iv.290
Do you marke that?Do you mark that?KL I.iv.307
Pray you content. What Oswald, hoa?Pray you, content – What, Oswald, ho!KL I.iv.310
You Sir, more Knaue then Foole, after your Master.You, sir, more knave than fool, after your master!KL I.iv.311
This man hath had good Counsell, / A hundred Knights?This man hath had good counsel! A hundred knights!KL I.iv.319
'Tis politike, and safe to let him keepe'Tis politic and safe to let him keepKL I.iv.320
At point a hundred Knights: yes, that on euerie dreame,At point a hundred knights! Yes, that on every dream,KL I.iv.321
Each buz, each fancie, each complaint, dislike,Each buzz, each fancy, each complaint, dislike,KL I.iv.322
He may enguard his dotage with their powres,He may enguard his dotage with their powersKL I.iv.323
And hold our liues in mercy. Oswald, I say.And hold our lives in mercy. – Oswald, I say!KL I.iv.324
Safer then trust too farre;Safer than trust too far.KL I.iv.325.2
Let me still take away the harmes I feare,Let me still take away the harms I fear,KL I.iv.326
Not feare still to be taken. I know his heart,Not fear still to be taken. I know his heart.KL I.iv.327
What he hath vtter'd I haue writ my Sister:What he hath uttered I have writ my sister;KL I.iv.328
If she sustaine him, and his hundred KnightsIf she sustain him and his hundred knightsKL I.iv.329
When I haue shew'd th'vnfitnesse.When I have showed th' unfitness – KL I.iv.330.1
How now Oswald?How now, Oswald!KL I.iv.330.2
What haue you writ that Letter to my Sister?What, have you writ that letter to my sister?KL I.iv.331
Take you some company, and away to horse,Take you some company and away to horse.KL I.iv.333
Informe her full of my particular feare,Inform her full of my particular fear,KL I.iv.334
And thereto adde such reasons of your owne,And thereto add such reasons of your ownKL I.iv.335
As may compact it more. Get you gone,As may compact it more. Get you gone,KL I.iv.336
And hasten your returne;And hasten your return.KL I.iv.337.1
no, no, my Lord,No, no, my lord,KL I.iv.337.2
This milky gentlenesse, and course of yoursThis milky gentleness and course of yours,KL I.iv.338
Though I condemne not, yet vnder pardonThough I condemn not, yet, under pardon,KL I.iv.339
Your are much more at task for want of wisedome,You are much more a-taxed for want of wisdomKL I.iv.340
Then prai'sd for harmefull mildnesse.Than praised for harmful mildness.KL I.iv.341
Nay then----Nay then – KL I.iv.344
Why not by'th'hand Sir? How haue I offended?Why not by th' hand, sir? How have I offended?KL II.iv.190
All's not offence that indiscretion findes,All's not offence that indiscretion findsKL II.iv.191
And dotage termes so.And dotage terms so.KL II.iv.192.1
At your choice Sir.At your choice, sir.KL II.iv.212.2
Why might not you my Lord, receiue attendanceWhy might not you, my lord, receive attendanceKL II.iv.238
From those that she cals Seruants, or from mine?From those that she calls servants, or from mine?KL II.iv.239
Heare me my Lord;Hear me, my lord;KL II.iv.255.2
What need you fiue and twenty? Ten? Or fiue?What need you five-and-twenty, ten, or fiveKL II.iv.256
To follow in a house, where twice so manyTo follow, in a house where twice so manyKL II.iv.257
Haue a command to tend you?Have a command to tend you?KL II.iv.258.1
'Tis his owne blame hath put himselfe from rest,'Tis his own blame; hath put himself from restKL II.iv.285
And must needs taste his folly.And must needs taste his folly.KL II.iv.286
So am I purpos'd.So am I purposed.KL II.iv.288.2
Where is my Lord of Gloster?Where is my lord of Gloucester?KL II.iv.289
My Lord, entreate him by no meanes to stay.My lord, entreat him by no means to stay.KL II.iv.294
Plucke out his eyes.Pluck out his eyes!KL III.vii.5
Farewell sweet Lord, and Sister. Farewell, sweet lord, and sister.KL III.vii.21
Welcome my Lord. I meruell our mild husbandWelcome, my lord. I marvel our mild husbandKL IV.ii.1
Not met vs on the way.Not met us on the way.KL IV.ii.2.1
Now, where's your Master?Now, where's your master'?KL IV.ii.2.2
Then shall you go no further.Then shall you go no further.KL IV.ii.11.2
It is the Cowish terror of his spiritIt is the cowish terror of his spiritKL IV.ii.12
That dares not vndertake: Hee'l not feele wrongsThat dares not undertake. He'll not feel wrongsKL IV.ii.13
Which tye him to an answer: our wishes on the wayWhich tie him to an answer. Our wishes on the wayKL IV.ii.14
May proue effects. Backe Edmond to my Brother,May prove effects. Back, Edmund, to my brother!KL IV.ii.15
Hasten his Musters, and conduct his powres.Hasten his musters and conduct his powers:KL IV.ii.16
I must change names at home, and giue the DistaffeI must change arms at home and give the distaffKL IV.ii.17
Into my Husbands hands. This trustie SeruantInto my husband's hands. This trusty servantKL IV.ii.18
Shall passe betweene vs: ere long you are like to heareShall pass between us; ere long you are like to hear,KL IV.ii.19
(If you dare venture in your owne behalfe)If you dare venture in your own behalf,KL IV.ii.20
A Mistresses command. Weare this; spare speech,A mistress's command. Wear this; (giving a favour) spare speech.KL IV.ii.21
Decline your head. This kisse, if it durst speakeDecline your head; this kiss, if it durst speak,KL IV.ii.22
Would stretch thy Spirits vp into the ayre:Would stretch thy spirits up into the air.KL IV.ii.23
Conceiue, and fare thee well.Conceive; and fare thee well.KL IV.ii.24
My most deere Gloster.My most dear Gloucester!KL IV.ii.25.2
Oh, the difference of man, and man,O, the difference of man and man!KL IV.ii.26
To thee a Womans seruices are due,To thee a woman's services are due;KL IV.ii.27
My Foole vsurpes my body.A fool usurps my bed.KL IV.ii.28.1
I haue beene worth the whistle.I have been worth the whistling.KL IV.ii.29.1
No more; the text is foolish.KL IV.ii.37
Milke-Liuer'd man,Milk-livered man!KL IV.ii.50.2
That bear'st a cheeke for blowes, a head for wrongs,That bear'st a cheek for blows, a head for wrongs!KL IV.ii.51
Who hast not in thy browes an eye-discerningWho hast not in thy brows an eye discerningKL IV.ii.52
Thine Honor, from thy suffering.Thine honour from thy suffering, that not knowestKL IV.ii.53
Fools do those villains pity who are punishedKL IV.ii.54
Ere they have done their mischief. Where's thy drum?KL IV.ii.55
France spreads his banners in our noiseless land,KL IV.ii.56
With plumed helm thy state begins to threat,KL IV.ii.57
Whilst thou, a moral fool, sits still and criesKL IV.ii.58
‘ Alack, why does he so?’KL IV.ii.59.1
Oh vaine Foole.O vain fool!KL IV.ii.61.2
Marry, your manhood! Mew!KL IV.ii.68
One way I like this well,One way I like this well.KL IV.ii.83.2
But being widdow, and my Glouster with her,But being widow, and my Gloucester with her,KL IV.ii.84
May all the building in my fancie pluckeMay all the building in my fancy pluckKL IV.ii.85
Vpon my hatefull life. Another wayUpon my hateful life. Another wayKL IV.ii.86
The Newes is not so tart. Ile read, and answer.The news is not so tart. – (Aloud) I'll read and answer.KL IV.ii.87
I had rather lose the battle than that sisterKL V.i.18
Should loosen him and me.KL V.i.19
Combine together 'gainst the Enemie:Combine together 'gainst the enemy.KL V.i.29
For these domesticke and particurlar broiles,For these domestic and particular broilsKL V.i.30
Are not the question heere.Are not the question here.KL V.i.31.1
No.No.KL V.i.35
Oh ho, I know the Riddle, I will goe.O, ho, I know the riddle. (Aloud) I will go.KL V.i.37
Not so hot:Not so hot!KL V.iii.67.2
In his owne grace he doth exalt himselfe,In his own grace he doth exalt himselfKL V.iii.68
More then in your addition.More than in your addition.KL V.iii.69.1
That were the most, if he should husband you.That were the most if he should husband you.KL V.iii.71
Hola, hola,Holla, holla!KL V.iii.72.2
That eye that told you so, look'd but a squint.That eye that told you so looked but asquint.KL V.iii.73
Meane you to enioy him?Mean you to enjoy him?KL V.iii.79.2
An enterlude.An interlude!KL V.iii.90.2
If not, Ile nere trust medicine.If not, I'll ne'er trust medicine.KL V.iii.97
This is practise Gloster,This is practice, Gloucester:KL V.iii.149.2
By th'law of Warre, thou wast not bound to answerBy the law of war thou wast not bound to answerKL V.iii.150
An vnknowne opposite: thou art not vanquish'd,An unknown opposite. Thou art not vanquished,KL V.iii.151
But cozend, and beguild.But cozened and beguiled.KL V.iii.152.1
Say if I do, the Lawes are mine not thine,Say if I do; the laws are mine, not thine.KL V.iii.156
Who can araigne me for't? Who can arraign me for't?KL V.iii.157.1

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