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Now climbeth Tamora Olympus toppe,Now climbeth Tamora Olympus' top,Tit II.i.1
Safe out of Fortunes shot, and sits aloft,Safe out of fortune's shot, and sits aloft,Tit II.i.2
Secure of Thunders cracke or lightning flash,Secure of thunder's crack or lightning flash,Tit II.i.3
Aduanc'd about pale enuies threatning reach:Advanced above pale envy's threat'ning reach.Tit II.i.4
As when the golden Sunne salutes the morne,As when the golden sun salutes the mornTit II.i.5
And hauing gilt the Ocean with his beames,And, having gilt the ocean with his beams,Tit II.i.6
Gallops the Zodiacke in his glistering Coach,Gallops the zodiac in his glistering coachTit II.i.7
And ouer-lookes the highest piering hills:And overlooks the highest-peering hills,Tit II.i.8
So TamoraSo Tamora.Tit II.i.9
Vpon her wit doth earthly honour waite,Upon her wit doth earthly honour wait,Tit II.i.10
And vertue stoopes and trembles at her frowne.And virtue stoops and trembles at her frown.Tit II.i.11
Then Aaron arme thy hart, and fit thy thoughts,Then, Aaron, arm thy heart and fit thy thoughtsTit II.i.12
To mount aloft with thy Emperiall Mistris,To mount aloft with thy imperial mistress,Tit II.i.13
And mount her pitch, whom thou in ttiumph long And mount her pitch, whom thou in triumph longTit II.i.14
Hast prisoner held, fettred in amorous chaines,Hast prisoner held, fettered in amorous chains,Tit II.i.15
And faster bound to Aarons charming eyes,And faster bound to Aaron's charming eyesTit II.i.16
Then is Prometheus ti'de to Caucasus.Than is Prometheus tied to Caucasus.Tit II.i.17
Away with slauish weedes, and idle thoughts,Away with slavish weeds and servile thoughts!Tit II.i.18
I will be bright and shine in Pearle and Gold,I will be bright and shine in pearl and goldTit II.i.19
To waite vpon this new made Empresse.To wait upon this new-made Empress.Tit II.i.20
To waite said I? To wanton with this Queene,‘ To wait ’ said I? – to wanton with this queen,Tit II.i.21
This Goddesse, this Semerimis, this Queene,This goddess, this Semiramis, this nymph,Tit II.i.22
This Syren, that will charme Romes Saturnine,This siren that will charm Rome's Saturnine,Tit II.i.23
And see his shipwracke, and his Commonweales.And see his shipwreck and his commonweal's.Tit II.i.24
Hollo, what storme is this?Hollo, what storm is this?Tit II.i.25
Clubs, clubs, these louers will not keep the peace.Clubs, clubs! These lovers will not keep the peace.Tit II.i.37
Why how now Lords?Why, how now, lords?Tit II.i.45.2
So nere the Emperours Pallace dare you draw,So near the Emperor's palace dare ye draw,Tit II.i.46
And maintaine such a quarrell openly?And maintain such a quarrel openly?Tit II.i.47
Full well I wote, the ground of all this grudge.Full well I wot the ground of all this grudge.Tit II.i.48
I would not for a million of Gold,I would not for a million of goldTit II.i.49
The cause were knowne to them it most concernes.The cause were known to them it most concerns,Tit II.i.50
Nor would your noble mother for much moreNor would your noble mother for much moreTit II.i.51
Be so dishonored in the Court of Rome:Be so dishonoured in the court of Rome.Tit II.i.52
For shame put vp.For shame, put up!Tit II.i.53.1
Away I say.Away, I say!Tit II.i.60
Now by the Gods that warlike Gothes adore,Now, by the gods that warlike Goths adore,Tit II.i.61
This pretty brabble will vndoo vs all:This petty brabble will undo us all.Tit II.i.62
Why Lords, and thinke you not how dangerousWhy, lords, and think you not how dangerousTit II.i.63
It is to set vpon a Princes right?It is to jet upon a prince's right?Tit II.i.64
What is Lauinia then become so loose,What, is Lavinia then become so loose,Tit II.i.65
Or Bassianus so degenerate,Or Bassianus so degenerate,Tit II.i.66
That for her loue such quarrels may be broacht,That for her love such quarrels may be broachedTit II.i.67
Without controulement, Iustice, or reuenge?Without controlment, justice, or revenge?Tit II.i.68
Young Lords beware, and should the Empresse know,Young lords, beware; and should the Empress knowTit II.i.69
This discord ground, the musicke would not please.This discord's ground, the music would not please.Tit II.i.70
Why are ye mad? Or know ye not in Rome,Why, are ye mad? Or know ye not in RomeTit II.i.75
How furious and impatient they be,How furious and impatient they be,Tit II.i.76
And cannot brooke Competitors in loue?And cannot brook competitors in love?Tit II.i.77
I tell you Lords, you doe but plot your deaths,I tell you, lords, you do but plot your deathsTit II.i.78
By this deuise.By this device.Tit II.i.79.1
To atcheiue her, how?To achieve her how?Tit II.i.81.1
I, and as good as Saturnius may.Ay, and as good as Saturninus may.Tit II.i.90
Why then it seemes some certaine snatch or soWhy then, it seems some certain snatch or soTit II.i.95
Would serue your turnes.Would serve your turns.Tit II.i.96.1
Would you had hit it too,Would you had hit it too,Tit II.i.97.2
Then should not we be tir'd with this adoo:Then should not we be tired with this ado.Tit II.i.98
Why harke yee, harke yee, audare you such fooles, Why, hark ye, hark ye, and are you such foolsTit II.i.99
To square for this? Would it offend you then?To square for this? Would it offend you thenTit II.i.100
That both should speed?Tit II.i.101
For shame be friends, & ioyne for that you iar:For shame, be friends, and join for that you jar.Tit II.i.103
'Tis pollicie, and stratageme must doe'Tis policy and stratagem must doTit II.i.104
That you affect, and so must you resolue,That you affect, and so must you resolveTit II.i.105
That what you cannot as you would atcheiue,That what you cannot as you would achieve,Tit II.i.106
You must perforce accomplish as you may:You must perforce accomplish as you may.Tit II.i.107
Take this of me, Lucrece was not more chastTake this of me: Lucrece was not more chasteTit II.i.108
Then this Lauinia, Bassianus loue,Than this Lavinia, Bassianus' love.Tit II.i.109
A speedier course this lingring languishmentA speedier course than ling'ring languishmentTit II.i.110
Must we pursue, and I haue found the path:Must we pursue, and I have found the path.Tit II.i.111
My Lords, a solemne hunting is in hand.My lords, a solemn hunting is in hand;Tit II.i.112
There will the louely Roman Ladies troope:There will the lovely Roman ladies troop.Tit II.i.113
The Forrest walkes are wide and spacious,The forest walks are wide and spacious,Tit II.i.114
And many vnfrequented plots there are,And many unfrequented plots there are,Tit II.i.115
Fitted by kinde for rape and villanie:Fitted by kind for rape and villainy.Tit II.i.116
Single you thither then this dainty Doe,Single you thither then this dainty doe,Tit II.i.117
And strike her home by force, if not by words:And strike her home by force, if not by words.Tit II.i.118
This way or not at all, stand you in hope.This way, or not at all, stand you in hope.Tit II.i.119
Come, come, our Empresse with her sacred witCome, come; our Empress with her sacred witTit II.i.120
To villainie and vengance consecrate,To villainy and vengeance consecrate,Tit II.i.121
Will we acquaint with all that we intend,Will we acquaint with all that we intend,Tit II.i.122
And she shall file our engines with aduise,And she shall file our engines with adviceTit II.i.123
That will not suffer you to square yourselues,That will not suffer you to square yourselves,Tit II.i.124
But to your wishes height aduance you both.But to your wishes' height advance you both.Tit II.i.125
The Emperours Court is like the house of Fame,The Emperor's court is like the house of fame,Tit II.i.126
The pallace full of tongues, of eyes, of eares:The palace full of tongues, of eyes, and ears;Tit II.i.127
The Woods are ruthlesse, dreadfull, deafe, and dull:The woods are ruthless, dreadful, deaf, and dull.Tit II.i.128
There speake, and strike braue Boyes, & take your turnes.There speak and strike, brave boys, and take your turns;Tit II.i.129
There serue your lusts, shadow'd from heauens eye,There serve your lust, shadowed from heaven's eye,Tit II.i.130
And reuell in Lauinia's Treasurie.And revel in Lavinia's treasury.Tit II.i.131
He that had wit, would thinke that I had none,He that had wit would think that I had none,Tit II.iii.1
To bury so much Gold vnder a Tree,To bury so much gold under a treeTit II.iii.2
And neuer after to inherit it.And never after to inherit it.Tit II.iii.3
Let him that thinks of me so abiectly,Let him that thinks of me so abjectlyTit II.iii.4
Know that this Gold must coine a stratageme,Know that this gold must coin a stratagemTit II.iii.5
Which cunningly effected, will begetWhich, cunningly effected, will begetTit II.iii.6
A very excellent peece of villany:A very excellent piece of villainy.Tit II.iii.7
And so repose sweet Gold for their vnrest,And so repose, sweet gold, for their unrestTit II.iii.8
That haue their Almes out of the Empresse Chest.That have their alms out of the Empress' chest.Tit II.iii.9
Madame, / Though Venus gouerne your desires,Madam, though Venus govern your desires,Tit II.iii.30
Saturne is Dominator ouer mine:Saturn is dominator over mine.Tit II.iii.31
What signifies my deadly standing eye,What signifies my deadly-standing eye,Tit II.iii.32
My silence, and my Cloudy Melancholie,My silence, and my cloudy melancholy,Tit II.iii.33
My fleece of Woolly haire, that now vncurles,My fleece of woolly hair that now uncurlsTit II.iii.34
Euen as an Adder when she doth vnrowleEven as an adder when she doth unrollTit II.iii.35
To do some fatall execution?To do some fatal execution?Tit II.iii.36
No Madam, these are no Veneriall signes,No, madam, these are no venereal signs.Tit II.iii.37
Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand,Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand,Tit II.iii.38
Blood, and reuenge, are Hammering in my head.Blood and revenge are hammering in my head.Tit II.iii.39
Harke Tamora, the Empresse of my Soule,Hark, Tamora, the empress of my soul,Tit II.iii.40
Which neuer hopes more heauen, then rests in thee,Which never hopes more heaven than rests in thee,Tit II.iii.41
This is the day of Doome for Bassianus;This is the day of doom for Bassianus.Tit II.iii.42
His Philomel must loose her tongue today,His Philomel must lose her tongue today;Tit II.iii.43
Thy Sonnes make Pillage of her Chastity,Thy sons make pillage of her chastityTit II.iii.44
And wash their hands in Bassianus blood.And wash their hands in Bassianus' blood.Tit II.iii.45
Seest thou this Letter, take it vp I pray thee,Seest thou this letter? Take it up, I pray thee,Tit II.iii.46
And giue the King this fatall plotted Scrowle,And give the King this fatal-plotted scroll.Tit II.iii.47
Now question me no more, we are espied,Now question me no more, we are espied.Tit II.iii.48
Heere comes a parcell of our hopefull Booty,Here comes a parcel of our hopeful booty,Tit II.iii.49
Which dreads not yet their liues destruction.Which dreads not yet their lives' destruction.Tit II.iii.50
No more great Empresse, Bassianus comes,No more, great Empress; Bassianus comes.Tit II.iii.52
Be crosse with him, and Ile goe fetch thy SonnesBe cross with him, and I'll go fetch thy sonsTit II.iii.53
To backe thy quarrell what so ere they be.To back thy quarrels, whatsoe'er they be.Tit II.iii.54
Come on my Lords, the better foote before,Come on, my lords, the better foot before.Tit II.iii.192
Straight will I bring you to the lothsome pit,Straight will I bring you to the loathsome pitTit II.iii.193
Where I espied the Panther fast asleepe.Where I espied the panther fast asleep.Tit II.iii.194
Now will I fetch the King to finde them heere,Now will I fetch the King to find them here,Tit II.iii.206
That he thereby may haue a likely gesse,That he thereby may have a likely guessTit II.iii.207
How these were they that made away his Brother.How these were they that made away his brother.Tit II.iii.208
My gracious Lord heere is the bag of Gold.My gracious lord, here is the bag of gold.Tit II.iii.280
Titus Andronicus, my Lord the Emperour,Titus Andronicus, my lord the EmperorTit III.i.150
Sends thee this word, that if thou loue thy sonnes,Sends thee this word: that if thou love thy sons,Tit III.i.151
Let Marcus, Lucius, or thyselfe old Titus,Let Marcus, Lucius, or thyself, old Titus,Tit III.i.152
Or any one of you, chop off your hand,Or any one of you, chop off your handTit III.i.153
And send it to the King: he for the same,And send it to the King. He for the sameTit III.i.154
Will send thee hither both thy sonnes aliue,Will send thee hither both thy sons alive,Tit III.i.155
And that shall be the ransome for their fault.And that shall be the ransom for their fault.Tit III.i.156
Nay come agree, whose hand shallgoe alongNay, come, agree whose hand shall go along,Tit III.i.174
For feare they die before their pardon come.For fear they die before their pardon come.Tit III.i.175
If that be cal'd deceit, I will be honest,If that be called deceit, I will be honest,Tit III.i.187
And neuer whil'st I liue deceiue men so:And never whilst I live deceive men so;Tit III.i.188
But Ile deceiue you in another sort,But I'll deceive you in another sort,Tit III.i.189
And that you'l say ere halfe an houre passe.And that you'll say ere half an hour pass.Tit III.i.190
I goe Andronicus, and for thy hand,I go, Andronicus, and for thy handTit III.i.199
Looke by and by to haue thy sonnes with thee:Look by and by to have thy sons with thee.Tit III.i.200
Their heads I meane: Oh how this villany(Aside) Their heads, I mean. O, how this villainyTit III.i.201
Doth fat me with the very thoughts of it.Doth fat me with the very thoughts of it.Tit III.i.202
Let fooles doe good, and faire men call for grace,Let fools do good, and fair men call for grace;Tit III.i.203
Aron will haue his soule blacke like his face.Aaron will have his soul black like his face.Tit III.i.204
I some mad message from his mad Grandfather.Ay, some mad message from his mad grandfather.Tit IV.ii.3
I iust, a verse in Horace: right, you haue it,Ay, just – a verse in Horace, right you have it.Tit IV.ii.24
Now what a thing it is to be an Asse?(Aside) Now what a thing it is to be an ass!Tit IV.ii.25
Heer's no sound iest, the old man hath found their guilt,Here's no sound jest. The old man hath found their guilt,Tit IV.ii.26
And sends the weapons wrapt about with lines,And sends them weapons wrapped about with linesTit IV.ii.27
That wound (beyond their feeling) to the quick:That wound beyond their feeling to the quick.Tit IV.ii.28
But were our witty Empresse well afoot,But were our witty Empress well afoot,Tit IV.ii.29
She would applaud Andronicus conceit:She would applaud Andronicus' conceit.Tit IV.ii.30
But let her rest, in her vnrest awhile.But let her rest in her unrest awhile.Tit IV.ii.31
And now young Lords, wa'stnot a happy starreAnd now, young lords, was't not a happy starTit IV.ii.32
Led vs to Rome strangers, and more then so;Led us to Rome, strangers, and more than so,Tit IV.ii.33
Captiues, to be aduanced to this height?Captives, to be advanced to this height?Tit IV.ii.34
It did me good before the Pallace gate,It did me good before the palace gateTit IV.ii.35
To braue the Tribune in his brothers hearing.To brave the tribune in his brother's hearing.Tit IV.ii.36
Had he not reason Lord Demetrius?Had he not reason, Lord Demetrius?Tit IV.ii.39
Did you not vse his daughter very friendly?Did you not use his daughter very friendly?Tit IV.ii.40
Heere lack's but you mother for to say, Amen.Here lacks but your mother for to say amen.Tit IV.ii.44
Pray to the deuils, the gods haue giuen vs ouer.Pray to the devils; the gods have given us over.Tit IV.ii.48
Well, more or lesse, or nere a whit at all,Well, more or less, or ne'er a whit at all.Tit IV.ii.53
Heere Aaron is, and what with Aaron now?Here Aaron is, and what with Aaron now?Tit IV.ii.54
Why, what a catterwalling dost thou keepe?Why, what a caterwauling dost thou keep.Tit IV.ii.57
What dost thou wrap and fumble in thine armes?What dost thou wrap and fumble in thine arms?Tit IV.ii.58
To whom?To whom?Tit IV.ii.62.1
Wel God giue her good rest, / What hath he sent her?Well, God give her good rest. What hath he sent her?Tit IV.ii.63
Why then she is the Deuils Dam: Why then, she is the devil's dam:Tit IV.ii.64.2
a ioyfull issue.A joyful issue.Tit IV.ii.65
Out you whore, is black so base a hue?Zounds, ye whore, is black so base a hue?Tit IV.ii.71
Sweet blowse, you are a beautious blossome sure.Sweete blowze, you are a beauteous blossom, sure.Tit IV.ii.72
That which thou canst not vndoe.That which thou canst not undo.Tit IV.ii.74
Villain, I have done thy mother.Tit IV.ii.76
It shall not die.It shall not die.Tit IV.ii.80.2
What, must it Nurse? Then let no man but IWhat, must it, nurse? Then let no man but ITit IV.ii.82
Doe execution on my flesh and blood.Do execution on my flesh and blood.Tit IV.ii.83
Sooner this sword shall plough thy bowels vp.Sooner this sword shall plough thy bowels up!Tit IV.ii.86
Stay murtherous villaines, will you kill your brother?Stay, murderous villains, will you kill your brother?Tit IV.ii.87
Now by the burning Tapers of the skie,Now, by the burning tapers of the skyTit IV.ii.88
That sh'one so brightly when this Boy was got,That shone so brightly when this boy was got,Tit IV.ii.89
He dies vpon my Semitars sharpe point,He dies upon my scimitar's sharp pointTit IV.ii.90
That touches this my first borne sonne and heire.That touches this, my first-born son and heir.Tit IV.ii.91
I tell you young-lings, not EnceladusI tell you, younglings, not EnceladusTit IV.ii.92
With all his threatning band of Typhons broode,With all his threat'ning band of Typhon's brood,Tit IV.ii.93
Nor great Alcides, nor the God of warre,Nor great Alcides, nor the god of war,Tit IV.ii.94
Shall ceaze this prey out of his fathers hands:Shall seize this prey out of his father's hands.Tit IV.ii.95
What, what, ye sanguine shallow harted Boyes,What, what, ye sanguine shallow-hearted boys,Tit IV.ii.96
Ye white-limb'd walls, ye Ale-house painted signes,Ye white-limed walls, ye alehouse painted signs!Tit IV.ii.97
Cole-blacke is better then another hue,Coal-black is better than another hue,Tit IV.ii.98
In that it scornes to beare another hue:In that it scorns to bear another hue:Tit IV.ii.99
For all the water in the Ocean,For all the water in the oceanTit IV.ii.100
Can neuer turne the Swans blacke legs to white,Can never turn the swan's black legs to white,Tit IV.ii.101
Although she laue them hourely in the flood:Although she lave them hourly in the flood.Tit IV.ii.102
Tell the Empresse from me, I am of age(To Nurse) Tell the Empress from me I am of ageTit IV.ii.103
To keepe mine owne, excuse it how she can.To keep mine own, excuse it how she can.Tit IV.ii.104
My mistris is my mistris: this my selfe,My mistress is my mistress, this myself,Tit IV.ii.106
The vigour, and the picture of my youth:The vigour and the picture of my youth.Tit IV.ii.107
This, before all the world do I preferre,This before all the world do I prefer;Tit IV.ii.108
This mauger all the world will I keepe safe,This maugre all the world will I keep safe,Tit IV.ii.109
Or some of you shall smoake for it in Rome.Or some of you shall smoke for it in Rome.Tit IV.ii.110
Why ther's the priuiledge your beauty beares:Why, there's the privilege your beauty bears.Tit IV.ii.115
Fie trecherous hue, that will betray with blushingFie, treacherous hue, that will betray with blushingTit IV.ii.116
The close enacts and counsels of the hart:The close enacts and counsels of thy heart.Tit IV.ii.117
Heer's a young Lad fram'd of another leere,Here's a young lad framed of another leer.Tit IV.ii.118
Looke how the blacke slaue smiles vpon the father;Look how the black slave smiles upon the father,Tit IV.ii.119
As who should say, old Lad I am thine owne.As who should say, ‘ Old lad, I am thine own.’Tit IV.ii.120
He is your brother Lords, sensibly fedHe is your brother, lords, sensibly fedTit IV.ii.121
Of that selfe blood that first gaue life to you,Of that self blood that first gave life to you,Tit IV.ii.122
And from that wombe where you imprisoned wereAnd from that womb where you imprisoned wereTit IV.ii.123
He is infranchised and come to light:He is enfranchised and come to light.Tit IV.ii.124
Nay he is your brother by the surer side,Nay, he is your brother by the surer side,Tit IV.ii.125
Although my seale be stamped in his face.Although my seal be stamped in his face.Tit IV.ii.126
Then sit we downe and let vs all consult.Then sit we down and let us all consult.Tit IV.ii.131
My sonne and I will haue the winde of you:My son and I will have the wind of you.Tit IV.ii.132
Keepe there, Keep there. (They sit)Tit IV.ii.133.1
now talke at pleasure of your safety.Now talk at pleasure of your safety.Tit IV.ii.133.2
Why so braue Lords, when we ioyne in leagueWhy, so, brave lords, when we join in leagueTit IV.ii.135
I am a Lambe: but if you braue the Moore,I am a lamb, but if you brave the Moor,Tit IV.ii.136
The chafed Bore, the mountaine Lyonesse,The chafed boar, the mountain lioness,Tit IV.ii.137
The Ocean swells not so at Aaron stormes:The ocean, swells not so as Aaron storms.Tit IV.ii.138
But say againe, how many saw the childe?(To Nurse) But say again, how many saw the child?Tit IV.ii.139
The Empresse, the Midwife, and yourselfe,The Empress, the midwife, and yourself.Tit IV.ii.142
Two may keepe counsell, when the third's away:Two may keep counsel when the third's away.Tit IV.ii.143
Goe to the Empresse, tell her this I said,Go to the Empress, tell her this I said:Tit IV.ii.144
Weeke, weeke, so cries a Pigge prepared to th'spit.‘ Wheak, wheak!’ – so cries a pig prepared to the spit.Tit IV.ii.145
O Lord sir, 'tis a deed of pollicie?O Lord, sir, 'tis a deed of policy.Tit IV.ii.147
Shall she liue to betray this guilt of our's:Shall she live to betray this guilt of ours?Tit IV.ii.148
A long tongu'd babling Gossip? No Lords no:A long-tongued, babbling gossip? No, lords, no.Tit IV.ii.149
And now be it knowne to you my full intent.And now be it known to you my full intent.Tit IV.ii.150
Not farre, one Muliteus my Country-manNot far, one Muly lives, my countryman:Tit IV.ii.151
His wife but yesternight was brought to bed,His wife but yesternight was brought to bed;Tit IV.ii.152
His childe is like to her, faire as you are:His child is like to her, fair as you are.Tit IV.ii.153
Goe packe with him, and giue the mother gold,Go pack with him and give the mother gold,Tit IV.ii.154
And tell them both the circumstance of all,And tell them both the circumstance of all,Tit IV.ii.155
And how by this their Childe shall be aduaunc'd,And how by this their child shall be advanced,Tit IV.ii.156
And be receiued for the Emperours heyre,And be received for the Emperor's heir,Tit IV.ii.157
And substituted in the place of mine,And substituted in the place of mineTit IV.ii.158
To calme this tempest whirling in the Court,To calm this tempest whirling in the court,Tit IV.ii.159
And let the Emperour dandle him for his owne.And let the Emperor dandle him for his own.Tit IV.ii.160
Harke ye Lords, Hark ye, lords, (pointing to the Nurse)Tit IV.ii.161.1
ye see I haue giuen her physicke,you see I have given her physic,Tit IV.ii.161.2
And you must needs bestow her funerall,And you must needs bestow her funeral.Tit IV.ii.162
The fields are neere, and you are gallant Groomes:The fields are near, and you are gallant grooms.Tit IV.ii.163
This done, see that you take no longer daiesThis done, see that you take no longer days,Tit IV.ii.164
But send the Midwife presently to me.But send the midwife presently to me.Tit IV.ii.165
The Midwife and the Nurse well made away,The midwife and the Nurse well made away,Tit IV.ii.166
Then let the Ladies tattle what they please.Then let the ladies tattle what they please.Tit IV.ii.167
Now to the Gothes, as swift as Swallow flies,Now to the Goths, as swift as swallow flies,Tit IV.ii.171
There to dispose this treasure in mine armes,There to dispose this treasure in mine arms,Tit IV.ii.172
And secretly to greete the Empresse friends:And secretly to greet the Empress' friends.Tit IV.ii.173
Come on you thick-lipt-slaue, Ile beare you hence,Come on, you thick-lipped slave, I'll bear you hence,Tit IV.ii.174
For it is you that puts vs to our shifts:For it is you that puts us to our shifts.Tit IV.ii.175
Ile make you feed on berries, and on rootes,I'll make you feed on berries and on roots,Tit IV.ii.176
And feed on curds and whay, and sucke the Goate,And feed on curds and whey, and suck the goat,Tit IV.ii.177
And cabbin in a Caue, and bring you vpAnd cabin in a cave, and bring you upTit IV.ii.178
To be a warriour, and command a Campe.To be a warrior and command a camp.Tit IV.ii.179
Touch not the Boy, he is of Royall blood.Touch not the boy, he is of royal blood.Tit V.i.49
Lucius, saue the Childe,Lucius, save the child,Tit V.i.53.2
And beare it from me to the Empresse:And bear it from me to the Empress.Tit V.i.54
If thou do this, Ile shew thee wondrous things,If thou do this, I'll show thee wondrous things,Tit V.i.55
That highly may aduantage thee to heare;That highly may advantage thee to hear.Tit V.i.56
If thou wilt not, befall what may befall,If thou wilt not, befall what may befall,Tit V.i.57
Ile speake no more: but vengeance rot you all.I'll speak no more but ‘ Vengeance rot you all!’Tit V.i.58
And if it please thee? why assure thee Lucius,And if it please thee? Why, assure thee, Lucius,Tit V.i.61
'Twill vexe thy soule to heare what I shall speake:'Twill vex thy soul to hear what I shall speak:Tit V.i.62
For I must talke of Murthers, Rapes, and Massacres,For I must talk of murders, rapes, and massacres,Tit V.i.63
Acts of Blacke-night, abhominable Deeds,Acts of black night, abominable deeds,Tit V.i.64
Complots of Mischiefe, Treason, VillaniesComplots of mischief, treason, villainies,Tit V.i.65
Ruthfull to heare, yet pittiously preform'd,Ruthful to hear, yet piteously performed;Tit V.i.66
And this shall all be buried by my death,And this shall all be buried in my death,Tit V.i.67
Vnlesse thou sweare to me my Childe shall liue.Unless thou swear to me my child shall live.Tit V.i.68
Sweare that he shall, and then I will begin.Swear that he shall, and then I will begin.Tit V.i.70
What if I do not, as indeed I do not,What if I do not? As indeed I do not.Tit V.i.73
Yet for I know thou art Religious,Yet for I know thou art religiousTit V.i.74
And hast a thing within thee, called Conscience,And hast a thing within thee called conscience,Tit V.i.75
With twenty Popish trickes and Ceremonies,With twenty popish tricks and ceremoniesTit V.i.76
Which I haue seene thee carefull to obserue:Which I have seen thee careful to observe,Tit V.i.77
Therefore I vrge thy oath, for that I knowTherefore I urge thy oath. For that I knowTit V.i.78
An Ideot holds his Bauble for a God,An idiot holds his bauble for a god,Tit V.i.79
And keepes the oath which by that God he sweares,And keeps the oath which by that god he swears,Tit V.i.80
To that Ile vrge him: therefore thou shalt vowTo that I'll urge him: therefore thou shalt vow,Tit V.i.81
By that same God, what God so ere it beBy that same god, what god soe'er it beTit V.i.82
That thou adorest, and hast in reuerence,That thou adorest and hast in reverence,Tit V.i.83
To saue my Boy, to nourish and bring him vp,To save my boy, to nurse and bring him up,Tit V.i.84
Ore else I will discouer nought to thee.Or else I will discover naught to thee.Tit V.i.85
First know thou, / I begot him on the Empresse.First know thou, I begot him on the Empress.Tit V.i.87
Tut Lucius, this was but a deed of Charitie,Tut, Lucius, this was but a deed of charityTit V.i.89
To that which thou shalt heare of me anon,To that which thou shalt hear of me anon.Tit V.i.90
'Twas her two Sonnes that murdered Bassianus,'Twas her two sons that murdered Bassianus;Tit V.i.91
They cut thy Sisters tongue, and rauisht her,They cut thy sister's tongue and ravished her,Tit V.i.92
And cut her hands off, and trim'd her as thou saw'st.And cut her hands and trimmed her as thou sawest.Tit V.i.93
Why she was washt, and cut, and trim'd, / And 'twas Why, she was washed and cut and trimmed, and 'twasTit V.i.95
trim sport for them that had the doing of it.Trim sport for them which had the doing of it.Tit V.i.96
Indeede, I was their Tutor to instruct them,Indeed, I was their tutor to instruct them.Tit V.i.98
That Codding spirit had they from their Mother,That codding spirit had they from their mother,Tit V.i.99
As sure a Card as euer wonne the Set:As sure a card as ever won the set.Tit V.i.100
That bloody minde I thinke they learn'd of me,That bloody mind I think they learned of me,Tit V.i.101
As true a Dog as euer fought at head.As true a dog as ever fought at head.Tit V.i.102
Well, let my Deeds be witnesse of my worth:Well, let my deeds be witness of my worth:Tit V.i.103
I trayn'd thy Bretheren to that guilefull Hole,I trained thy brethren to that guileful hole,Tit V.i.104
Where the dead Corps of Bassianus lay:Where the dead corpse of Bassianus lay;Tit V.i.105
I wrote the Letter, that thy Father found,I wrote the letter that thy father found,Tit V.i.106
And hid the Gold within the Letter mention'd.And hid the gold within that letter mentioned,Tit V.i.107
Confederate with the Queene, and her two Sonnes,Confederate with the Queen and her two sons;Tit V.i.108
And what not done, that thou hast cause to rue,And what not done that thou hast cause to rueTit V.i.109
Wherein I had no stroke of Mischeife in it.Wherein I had no stroke of mischief in it?Tit V.i.110
I play'd the Cheater for thy Fathers hand,I played the cheater for thy father's hand,Tit V.i.111
And when I had it, drew myselfe apart,And when I had it drew myself apart,Tit V.i.112
And almost broke my heart with extreame laughter.And almost broke my heart with extreme laughter.Tit V.i.113
I pried me through the Creuice of a Wall,I pried me through the crevice of a wallTit V.i.114
When for his hand, he had his two Sonnes heads,When for his hand he had his two sons' heads,Tit V.i.115
Beheld his teares, and laught so hartily,Beheld his tears and laughed so heartilyTit V.i.116
That both mine eyes were rainie like to his:That both mine eyes were rainy like to his;Tit V.i.117
And when I told the Empresse of this sport,And when I told the Empress of this sport,Tit V.i.118
She sounded almost at my pleasing tale,She sounded almost at my pleasing tale,Tit V.i.119
And for my tydings, gaue me twenty kisses.And for my tidings gave me twenty kisses.Tit V.i.120
I, like a blacke Dogge, as the saying is.Ay, like a black dog, as the saying is.Tit V.i.122
I, that I had not done a thousand more:Ay, that I had not done a thousand more.Tit V.i.124
Euen now I curse the day, and yet I thinkeEven now I curse the day – and yet I thinkTit V.i.125
Few come within few compasse of my curse,Few come within the compass of my curse – Tit V.i.126
Wherein I did not some Notorious ill,Wherein I did not some notorious ill,Tit V.i.127
As kill a man, or else deuise his death,As kill a man or else devise his death,Tit V.i.128
Rauish a Maid, or plot the way to do it,Ravish a maid or plot the way to do it,Tit V.i.129
Accuse some Innocent, and forsweare myselfe,Accuse some innocent and forswear myself,Tit V.i.130
Set deadly Enmity betweene two Friends,Set deadly enmity between two friends,Tit V.i.131
Make poore mens Cattell breake their neckes,Make poor men's cattle break their necks,Tit V.i.132
Set fire on Barnes and Haystackes in the night,Set fire on barns and haystacks in the night,Tit V.i.133
And bid the Owners quench them with the teares:And bid the owners quench them with their tears.Tit V.i.134
Oft haue I dig'd vp dead men from their graues,Oft have I digged up dead men from their gravesTit V.i.135
And set them vpright at their deere Friends doore,And set them upright at their dear friends' door,Tit V.i.136
Euen when their sorrowes almost was forgot,Even when their sorrows almost was forgot,Tit V.i.137
And on their skinnes, as on the Barke of Trees,And on their skins, as on the bark of trees,Tit V.i.138
Haue with my knife carued in Romaine Letters,Have with my knife carved in Roman letters,Tit V.i.139
Let not your sorrow die, though I am dead.‘ Let not your sorrow die though I am dead.’Tit V.i.140
Tut, I haue done a thousand dreadfull thingsBut I have done a thousand dreadful thingsTit V.i.141
As willingly, as one would kill a Fly,As willingly as one would kill a fly,Tit V.i.142
And nothing greeues me hartily indeede,And nothing grieves me heartily indeedTit V.i.143
But that I cannot doe ten thousand more.But that I cannot do ten thousand more.Tit V.i.144
If there be diuels, would I were a deuill,If there be devils, would I were a devilTit V.i.147
To liue and burne in euerlasting fire,To live and burn in everlasting fire,Tit V.i.148
So I might haue your company in hell,So I might have your company in hellTit V.i.149
But to torment you with my bitter tongue.But to torment you with my bitter tongue.Tit V.i.150
Some deuill whisper curses in my eare,Some devil whisper curses in my ear,Tit V.iii.11
And prompt me that my tongue may vtter forth,And prompt me that my tongue may utter forthTit V.iii.12
The Venemous Mallice of my swelling heart.The venomous malice of my swelling heart.Tit V.iii.13
O why should wrath be mute, & Fury dumbe?Ah, why should wrath be mute and fury dumb?Tit V.iii.183
I am no Baby I, that with base PrayersI am no baby, I, that with base prayersTit V.iii.184
I should repent the Euils I haue done.I should repent the evils I have done.Tit V.iii.185
Ten thousand worse, then euer yet I did,Ten thousand worse than ever yet I didTit V.iii.186
Would I performe if I might haue my will:Would I perform if I might have my will.Tit V.iii.187
If one good Deed in all my life I did,If one good deed in all my life I didTit V.iii.188
I do repent it from my very Soule.I do repent it from my very soul.Tit V.iii.189
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