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GOod day Sir.Good day, sir.Tim I.i.1.1
I haue not seene you long, how goes the World?I have not seen you long. How goes the world?Tim I.i.2
I that's well knowne:Ay, that's well known.Tim I.i.3.2
But what particular Rarity? What strange,But what particular rarity? What strange,Tim I.i.4
Which manifold record not matches: seeWhich manifold record not matches? See,Tim I.i.5
Magicke of Bounty, all these spirits thy powerMagic of bounty, all these spirits thy powerTim I.i.6
Hath coniur'd to attend. / I know the Merchant.Hath conjured to attend! I know the merchant.Tim I.i.7
When we for recompence haue prais'd the vild,‘ When we for recompense have praised the vile,Tim I.i.15
It staines the glory in that happy Verse,It stains the glory in that happy verseTim I.i.16
Which aptly sings the good.Which aptly sings the good.’Tim I.i.17.1
A thing slipt idlely from me.A thing slipped idly from me.Tim I.i.20.2
Our Poesie is as a Gowne, which vsesOur poesy is as a gum which oozesTim I.i.21
From whence 'tis nourisht: the fire i'th'FlintFrom whence 'tis nourished. The fire i'th' flintTim I.i.22
Shewes not, till it be strooke: our gentle flameShows not till it be struck. Our gentle flameTim I.i.23
Prouokes it selfe, and like the currant flyesProvokes itself, and like the current fliesTim I.i.24
Each bound it chases. What haue you there?Each bound it chafes. What have you there?Tim I.i.25
Vpon the heeles of my presentment sir.Upon the heels of my presentment, sir.Tim I.i.27
Let's see your peece.Let's see your piece.Tim I.i.28
So 'tis, this comes off well, and excellent.So 'tis. This comes off well and excellent.Tim I.i.30
Admirable: How this graceAdmirable. How this graceTim I.i.31.2
Speakes his owne standing: what a mentall powerSpeaks his own standing! What a mental powerTim I.i.32
This eye shootes forth? How bigge imaginationThis eye shoots forth! How big imaginationTim I.i.33
Moues in this Lip, to th'dumbnesse of the gesture,Moves in this lip! To th' dumbness of the gestureTim I.i.34
One might interpret.One might interpret.Tim I.i.35
I will say of it,I will say of it,Tim I.i.37.2
It Tutors Nature, Artificiall strifeIt tutors nature. Artificial strifeTim I.i.38
Liues in these toutches, liuelier then life.Lives in these touches livelier than life.Tim I.i.39
The Senators of Athens, happy men.The senators of Athens – happy man!Tim I.i.41
You see this confluence, this great flood of visitors,You see this confluence, this great flood of visitors.Tim I.i.43
I haue in this rough worke, shap'd out a manI have in this rough work shaped out a manTim I.i.44
Whom this beneath world doth embrace and huggeWhom this beneath world doth embrace and hugTim I.i.45
With amplest entertainment: My free driftWith amplest entertainment. My free driftTim I.i.46
Halts not particularly, but moues it selfeHalts not particularly, but moves itselfTim I.i.47
In a wide Sea of wax, no leuell'd maliceIn a wide sea of tax. No levelled maliceTim I.i.48
Infects one comma in the course I hold,Infects one comma in the course I hold,Tim I.i.49
But flies an Eagle flight, bold, and forth on,But flies an eagle flight, bold and forth on,Tim I.i.50
Leauing no Tract behinde.Leaving no tract behind.Tim I.i.51
I will vnboult to you.I will unbolt to you.Tim I.i.53
You see how all Conditions, how all Mindes,You see how all conditions, how all minds,Tim I.i.54
As well of glib and slipp'ry Creatures, asAs well of glib and slipp'ry creatures asTim I.i.55
Of Graue and austere qualitie, tender downeOf grave and austere quality, tender downTim I.i.56
Their seruices to Lord Timon: his large Fortune,Their services to Lord Timon. His large fortune,Tim I.i.57
Vpon his good and gracious Nature hanging,Upon his good and gracious nature hanging,Tim I.i.58
Subdues and properties to his loue and tendanceSubdues and properties to his love and tendanceTim I.i.59
All sorts of hearts; yea, from the glasse-fac'd FlattererAll sorts of hearts; yea, from the glass-faced flattererTim I.i.60
To Apemantus, that few things loues betterTo Apemantus, that few things loves betterTim I.i.61
Then to abhorre himselfe; euen hee drops downeThan to abhor himself – even he drops downTim I.i.62
The knee before him, and returnes in peaceThe knee before him, and returns in peaceTim I.i.63
Most rich in Timons nod.Most rich in Timon's nod.Tim I.i.64
Sir,Sir,Tim I.i.65.2
I haue vpon a high and pleasant hillI have upon a high and pleasant hillTim I.i.66
Feign'd Fortune to be thron'd. / The Base o'th'MountFeigned Fortune to be throned. The base o'th' mountTim I.i.67
Is rank'd with all deserts, all kinde of NaturesIs ranked with all deserts, all kind of natures,Tim I.i.68
That labour on the bosome of this Sphere,That labour on the bosom of this sphereTim I.i.69
To propagate their states; among'st them all,To propagate their states. Amongst them all,Tim I.i.70
Whose eyes are on this Soueraigne Lady fixt,Whose eyes are on this sovereign lady fixedTim I.i.71
One do I personate of Lord Timons frame,One do I personate of Lord Timon's frame,Tim I.i.72
Whom Fortune with her Iuory hand wafts to her,Whom Fortune with her ivory hand wafts to her,Tim I.i.73
Whose present grace, to present slaues and seruantsWhose present grace to present slaves and servantsTim I.i.74
Translates his Riuals.Translates his rivals.Tim I.i.75.1
Nay Sir, but heare me on:Nay, sir, but hear me on.Tim I.i.80.2
All those which were his Fellowes but of late,All those which were his fellows but of late – Tim I.i.81
Some better then his valew; on the momentSome better than his value – on the momentTim I.i.82
Follow his strides, his Lobbies fill with tendance,Follow his strides, his lobbies fill with tendance,Tim I.i.83
Raine Sacrificiall whisperings in his eare,Rain sacrificial whisperings in his ear,Tim I.i.84
Make Sacred euen his styrrop, and through himMake sacred even his stirrup, and through himTim I.i.85
Drinke the free Ayre.Drink the free air.Tim I.i.86.1
When Fortune in her shift and change of moodWhen Fortune in her shift and change of moodTim I.i.87
Spurnes downe her late beloued; all his DependantsSpurns down her late beloved, all his dependants,Tim I.i.88
Which labour'd after him to the Mountaines top,Which laboured after him to the mountain's topTim I.i.89
Euen on their knees and hand, let him sit downe,Even on their knees and hands, let him fall down,Tim I.i.90
Not one accompanying his declining foot.Not one accompanying his declining foot.Tim I.i.91
Vouchsafe my Labour, / And long liue your Lordship.Vouchsafe my labour, and long live your lordship!Tim I.i.156
How now Philosopher?How now, philosopher!Tim I.i.218
Art not one?Art not one?Tim I.i.220
Then I lye not.Then I lie not.Tim I.i.222
Yes.Yes.Tim I.i.224
That's not feign'd, he is so.That's not feigned – he is so.Tim I.i.227
What's to be thought of him? / Does the RumorWhat's to be thought of him? Does the rumourTim V.i.3
hold for true, / That hee's so full of Gold?hold for true that he's so full of gold?Tim V.i.4
Then this breaking of his, / Ha's beene but a Try for hisThen this breaking of his has been but a try for hisTim V.i.9
Friends?friends?Tim V.i.10
What haue you now / To present vnto him?What have you now to present unto him?Tim V.i.17
I must serue him so too; / Tell him of an intent that'sI must serve him so too, tell him of an intent that'sTim V.i.20
comming toward him.coming toward him.Tim V.i.21
I am thinking / What I shall say I haue prouided forI am thinking what I shall say I have provided forTim V.i.31
him: / It must be a personating of himselfe: / A Satyre against him. It must be a personating of himself; a satire againstTim V.i.32
the softnesse of Prosperity, / With a Discouerie of the infinitethe softness of prosperity, with a discovery of the infiniteTim V.i.33
Flatteries / That follow youth and opulencie.flatteries that follow youth and opulency.Tim V.i.34
Nay let's seeke him.Nay, let's seek him.Tim V.i.38
Then do we sinne against our owne estate,Then do we sin against our own estate,Tim V.i.39
When we may profit meete, and come too late.When we may profit meet and come too late.Tim V.i.40
Haile worthy Timon.Hail, worthy Timon!Tim V.i.53.1
Sir:Sir,Tim V.i.55
Hauing often of your open Bounty tasted,Having often of your open bounty tasted,Tim V.i.56
Hearing you were retyr'd, your Friends falne off,Hearing you were retired, your friends fall'n off,Tim V.i.57
Whose thankelesse Natures (O abhorred Spirits)Whose thankless natures – O abhorred spirits! – Tim V.i.58
Not all the Whippes of Heauen, are large enough.Not all the whips of heaven are large enough – Tim V.i.59
What, to you,What, to you,Tim V.i.60
Whose Starre-like Noblenesse gaue life and influenceWhose star-like nobleness gave life and influenceTim V.i.61
To their whole being? I am rapt, and cannot couerTo their whole being! I am rapt, and cannot coverTim V.i.62
The monstrous bulke of this IngratitudeThe monstrous bulk of this ingratitudeTim V.i.63
With any size of words.With any size of words.Tim V.i.64
Both. POET and PAINTER
What we can do, / Wee'l do to do you seruice.What we can do, we'll do, to do you service.Tim V.i.73
Both. POET and PAINTER
Beseech your HonourBeseech your honourTim V.i.87.2
To make it knowne to vs.To make it known to us.Tim V.i.88.1
Both. POET and PAINTER
Most thankefully, my Lord.Most thankfully, my lord.Tim V.i.89.1
Both. POET and PAINTER
Doubt it not worthy Lord.Doubt it not, worthy lord.Tim V.i.90
Both. POET and PAINTER
Do we, my Lord?Do we, my lord?Tim V.i.92.2
Nor I.Nor I.Tim V.i.97.2
Both. POET and PAINTER
Name them my Lord, let's know them.Name them, my lord, let's know them.Tim V.i.103
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