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I can but say their protestation ouer,I can but say their protestation over.LLL I.i.33
So much, deare Liege, I haue already sworne,So much, dear liege, I have already sworn,LLL I.i.34
That is, to liue and study heere three yeeres.That is, to live and study here three years.LLL I.i.35
But there are other strict obseruances:But there are other strict observances:LLL I.i.36
As not to see a woman in that terme,As not to see a woman in that term –LLL I.i.37
Which I hope well is not enrolled there.Which I hope well is not enrolled there;LLL I.i.38
And one day in a weeke to touch no foode:And one day in a week to touch no food,LLL I.i.39
And but one meale on euery day beside:And but one meal on every day beside –LLL I.i.40
The which I hope is not enrolled there.The which I hope is not enrolled there;LLL I.i.41
And then to sleepe but three houres in the night,And then to sleep but three hours in the night,LLL I.i.42
And not be seene to winke of all the day.And not be seen to wink of all the day,LLL I.i.43
When I was wont to thinke no harme all night,When I was wont to think no harm all night,LLL I.i.44
And make a darke night too of halfe the day:And make a dark night too of half the day –LLL I.i.45
Which I hope well is not enrolled there.Which I hope well is not enrolled there.LLL I.i.46
O, these are barren taskes, too hard to keepe,O, these are barren tasks, too hard to keep,LLL I.i.47
Not to see Ladies, study, fast, not sleepe.Not to see ladies, study, fast, not sleep.LLL I.i.48
Let me say no my Liedge, and if you please,Let me say no, my liege, an if you please.LLL I.i.50
I onely swore to study with your grace,I only swore to study with your grace,LLL I.i.51
And stay heere in your Court for three yeeres space.And stay here in your court for three years' space.LLL I.i.52
By yea and nay sir, than I swore in iest.By yea and nay, sir, then I swore in jest.LLL I.i.54
What is the end of study, let me know?What is the end of study, let me know?LLL I.i.55
Things hid & bard (you meane) frõ cõmon sense.Things hid and barred, you mean, from common sense?LLL I.i.57
Come on then, I will sweare to studie so,Com'on then, I will swear to study so,LLL I.i.59
To know the thing I am forbid to know:To know the thing I am forbid to know:LLL I.i.60
As thus, to study where I well may dine,As thus – to study where I well may dine,LLL I.i.61
When I to fast expressely am forbid.When I to feast expressly am forbid;LLL I.i.62
Or studie where to meet some Mistresse fine,Or study where to meet some mistress fine,LLL I.i.63
When Mistresses from common sense are hid.When mistresses from common sense are hid;LLL I.i.64
Or hauing sworne too hard a keeping oath,Or, having sworn too hard-a-keeping oath,LLL I.i.65
Studie to breake it, and not breake my troth.Study to break it and not break my troth.LLL I.i.66
If studies gaine be thus, and this be so,If study's gain be thus, and this be so,LLL I.i.67
Studie knowes that which yet it doth not know,Study knows that which yet it doth not know.LLL I.i.68
Sweare me to this, and I will nere say no.Swear me to this, and I will ne'er say no.LLL I.i.69
Why? all delights are vaine, and that most vaineWhy, all delights are vain, but that most vainLLL I.i.72
Which with paine purchas'd, doth inherit paine,Which, with pain purchased, doth inherit pain:LLL I.i.73
As painefully to poare vpon a Booke,As painfully to pore upon a bookLLL I.i.74
To seeke the light of truth, while truth the whileTo seek the light of truth, while truth the whileLLL I.i.75
Doth falsely blinde the eye-sight of his looke:Doth falsely blind the eyesight of his look.LLL I.i.76
Light seeeking light, doth light of light beguile:Light seeking light doth light of light beguile;LLL I.i.77
So ere you finde where light in darkenesse lies,So, ere you find where light in darkness lies,LLL I.i.78
Your light growes darke by losing of your eyes.Your light grows dark by losing of your eyes.LLL I.i.79
Studie me how to please the eye indeede,Study me how to please the eye indeedLLL I.i.80
By fixing it vpon a fairer eye,By fixing it upon a fairer eye,LLL I.i.81
Who dazling so, that eye shall be his heed,Who dazzling so, that eye shall be his heed,LLL I.i.82
And giue him light that it was blinded by.And give him light that it was blinded by.LLL I.i.83
Studie is like the heauens glorious Sunne,Study is like the heaven's glorious sun,LLL I.i.84
That will not be deepe search'd with sawcy lookes:That will not be deep-searched with saucy looks.LLL I.i.85
Small haue continuall plodders euer wonne,Small have continual plodders ever won,LLL I.i.86
Saue base authoritie from others Bookes.Save base authority from others' books.LLL I.i.87
These earthly Godfathers of heauens lights,These earthly godfathers of heaven's lights,LLL I.i.88
That giue a name to euery fixed Starre,That give a name to every fixed star,LLL I.i.89
Haue no more profit of their shining nights,Have no more profit of their shining nightsLLL I.i.90
Then those that walke and wot not what they are.Than those that walk and wot not what they are.LLL I.i.91
Too much to know, is to know nought but fame:Too much to know is to know naught but fame,LLL I.i.92
And euery Godfather can giue a name.And every godfather can give a name.LLL I.i.93
The Spring is neare when greene geesse are a breeding.The spring is near when green geese are a-breeding.LLL I.i.97
Fit in his place and time.Fit in his place and time.LLL I.i.98.2
Something then in rime.Something then in rhyme.LLL I.i.99.2
Wel, say I am, why should proud Summer boast,Well, say I am! Why should proud summer boastLLL I.i.102
Before the Birds haue any cause to sing?Before the birds have any cause to sing?LLL I.i.103
Why should I ioy in any abortiue birth?Why should I joy in an abortive birth?LLL I.i.104
At Christmas I no more desire a Rose,At Christmas I no more desire a roseLLL I.i.105
Then wish a Snow in Mayes new fangled showes:Than wish a snow in May's new-fangled shows,LLL I.i.106
But like of each thing that in season growes.But like of each thing that in season grows.LLL I.i.107
So you to studie now it is too late,So you, to study now it is too late,LLL I.i.108
That were to clymbe ore the house to vnlocke the gate.Climb o'er the house to unlock the little gate.LLL I.i.109
No my good Lord, I haue sworn to stay with you.No, my good lord, I have sworn to stay with you.LLL I.i.111
And though I haue for barbarisme spoke more,And though I have for barbarism spoke moreLLL I.i.112
Then for that Angell knowledge you can say,Than for that angel knowledge you can say,LLL I.i.113
Yet confident Ile keepe what I haue sworne,Yet, confident, I'll keep what I have sworn,LLL I.i.114
And bide the pennance of each three yeares day.And bide the penance of each three years' day.LLL I.i.115
Giue me the paper, let me reade the same,Give me the paper, let me read the same,LLL I.i.116
And to the strictest decrees Ile write my name.And to the strictest decrees I'll write my name.LLL I.i.117
Item. That no woman shall come withinItem: that no woman shall come withinLLL I.i.119
a mile of my Court. Hath this bin proclaimed?a mile of my court – hath this been proclaimed?LLL I.i.120
Let's see the penaltie. On paine of loosing herLet's see the penalty – on pain of losing herLLL I.i.122
tongue. Who deuis'd this penaltie?tongue. Who devised this penalty?LLL I.i.123
Sweete Lord, and why?Sweet lord, and why?LLL I.i.125
A dangerous law against gentilitie.A dangerous law against gentility!LLL I.i.127
Item, If any man be seene to talke with a woman within theItem: if any man be seen to talk with a woman within theLLL I.i.128
tearme of three yeares, hee shall indure such publique shame asterm of three years, he shall endure such public shame asLLL I.i.129
the rest of the Court shall possibly deuise.the rest of the court can possibly devise.LLL I.i.130
This Article my Liedge your selfe must breake,This article, my liege, yourself must break;LLL I.i.131
For well you know here comes in EmbassieFor well you know here comes in embassyLLL I.i.132
The French Kings daughter, with your selfe to speake:The French King's daughter with yourself to speak –LLL I.i.133
A Maide of grace and compleate maiestie,A maid of grace and complete majesty –LLL I.i.134
About surrender vp of Aquitaine:About surrender up of AquitaineLLL I.i.135
To her decrepit, sicke, and bed-rid Father.To her decrepit, sick, and bedrid father.LLL I.i.136
Therefore this Article is made in vaine,Therefore this article is made in vain,LLL I.i.137
Or vainly comes th'admired Princesse hither.Or vainly comes th' admired Princess hither.LLL I.i.138
So Studie euermore is ouershot,So study evermore is overshot.LLL I.i.140
While it doth study to haue what it would,While it doth study to have what it would,LLL I.i.141
It doth forget to doe the thing it should:It doth forget to do the thing it should;LLL I.i.142
And when it hath the thing it hunteth most,And when it hath the thing it hunteth most,LLL I.i.143
'Tis won as townes with fire, so won, so lost.'Tis won as towns with fire – so won, so lost.LLL I.i.144
Necessity will make vs all forsworneNecessity will make us all forswornLLL I.i.147
Three thousand times within this three yeeres space:Three thousand times within this three years' space;LLL I.i.148
For euery man with his affects is borne,For every man with his affects is born,LLL I.i.149
Not by might mastred, but by speciall grace.Not by might mastered, but by special grace.LLL I.i.150
If I breake faith, this word shall breake for me,If I break faith, this word shall speak for me:LLL I.i.151
I am forsworne on meere necessitie.I am forsworn on mere ‘ necessity.’LLL I.i.152
So to the Lawes at large I write my name,So to the laws at large I write my name,LLL I.i.153
And he that breakes them in the least degree,And he that breaks them in the least degreeLLL I.i.154
Stands in attainder of eternall shame.Stands in attainder of eternal shame.LLL I.i.155
Suggestions are to others as to me:Suggestions are to other as to me,LLL I.i.156
But I beleeue although I seeme so loth,But I believe, although I seem so loath,LLL I.i.157
I am the last that will last keepe his oth.I am the last that will last keep his oath.LLL I.i.158
But is there no quicke recreation granted?But is there no quick recreation granted?LLL I.i.159
Armado is a most illustrious wight,Armado is a most illustrious wight,LLL I.i.175
A man of fire, new words, fashions owne Knight.A man of fire-new words, fashion's own knight.LLL I.i.176
This fellow, What would'st?This, fellow. What wouldst?LLL I.i.180
This is he.This is he.LLL I.i.184
How low soeuer the matter, I hope in God forHow low soever the matter, I hope in God forLLL I.i.189
high words.high words.LLL I.i.190
To heare, or forbeare hearing.To hear, or forbear hearing?LLL I.i.193
Well sir, be it as the stile shall giue vs cause toWell, sir, be it as the style shall give us cause toLLL I.i.196
clime in the merrinesse.climb in the merriness.LLL I.i.197
In what manner?In what manner?LLL I.i.201
For the following sir.For the ‘ following,’ sir?LLL I.i.209
As we would heare an Oracle.As we would hear an oracle.LLL I.i.213
This is not so well as I looked for, but the bestThis is not so well as I looked for, but the bestLLL I.i.267
that euer I heard.that ever I heard.LLL I.i.268
Ile lay my head to any good mans hat,I'll lay my head to any goodman's hatLLL I.i.295
These oathes and lawes will proue an idle scorne.These oaths and laws will prove an idle scorn.LLL I.i.296
Sirra, come on.Sirrah, come on.LLL I.i.297
Lady, I will commend you to my owneLady, I will commend you to my mine ownLLL II.i.114
heart.heart.LLL II.i.115
I would you heard it grone.I would you heard it groan.LLL II.i.118
Sicke at the heart.Sick at the heart.LLL II.i.120
Would that doe it good?Would that do it good?LLL II.i.122
Will you prick't with your eye.Will you prick't with your eye?LLL II.i.124
Now God saue thy life.Now God save thy life.LLL II.i.126
I cannot stay thanks-giuing. I cannot stay thanksgiving.LLL II.i.128
What's her name in the cap.What's her name in the cap?LLL II.i.195
Is she wedded, or no.Is she wedded or no?LLL II.i.197
You are welcome sir, adiew.You are welcome, sir! Adieu.LLL II.i.199
O my good knaue Costard, exceedingly well met.My good knave Costard, exceedingly well met.LLL III.i.141
What is a remuneration?What is a remuneration?LLL III.i.144
O, Why then three farthings worth of Silke.Why then, three-farthing worth of silk.LLL III.i.146
O stay slaue, I must employ thee:Stay, slave. I must employ thee.LLL III.i.148
As thou wilt win my fauour, good my knaue,As thou wilt win my favour, good my knave,LLL III.i.149
Doe one thing for me that I shall intreate.Do one thing for me that I shall entreat.LLL III.i.150
O this after-noone.This afternoon.LLL III.i.152
O thou knowest not what it is.Thou knowest not what it is.LLL III.i.154
Why villaine thou must know first.Why, villain, thou must know first.LLL III.i.156
It must be done this after-noone,It must be done this afternoon.LLL III.i.158
Harke slaue, it is but this:Hark, slave, it is but this:LLL III.i.159
The Princesse comes to hunt here in the Parke,The Princess comes to hunt here in the park,LLL III.i.160
And in her traine there is a gentle Ladie:And in her train there is a gentle lady;LLL III.i.161
When tongues speak sweetly, then they name her name,When tongues speak sweetly, then they name her name,LLL III.i.162
And Rosaline they call her, aske for her:And Rosaline they call her. Ask for her,LLL III.i.163
And to her white hand see thou do commendAnd to her white hand see thou do commendLLL III.i.164
This seal'd-vp counsaile.This sealed-up counsel.LLL III.i.165.1
Ther's thy guerdon: goe.There's thy guerdon – go.LLL III.i.165.2
O, and I forsooth in loue,And I, forsooth, in love!LLL III.i.170
I that haue beene loues whip?I, that have been love's whip,LLL III.i.171
A verie Beadle to a humerous sigh: A Criticke,A very beadle to a humorous sigh,LLL III.i.172
Nay, a night-watch Constable.A critic, nay, a night-watch constable,LLL III.i.173
A domineering pedant ore the Boy,A domineering pedant o'er the boy,LLL III.i.174
Then whom no mortall so magnificent,Than whom no mortal so magnificent!LLL III.i.175
This wimpled, whyning, purblinde waiward Boy,This wimpled, whining, purblind, wayward boy,LLL III.i.176
This signior Iunios gyant drawfe, don Cupid,This Signor-Junior, giant-dwarf, Dan Cupid,LLL III.i.177
Regent of Loue-rimes, Lord of folded armes,Regent of love-rhymes, lord of folded arms,LLL III.i.178
Th'annointed soueraigne of sighes and groanes:Th' anointed sovereign of sighs and groans,LLL III.i.179
Liedge of all loyterers and malecontents:Liege of all loiterers and malcontents,LLL III.i.180
Dread Prince of Placcats, King of Codpeeces.Dread prince of plackets, king of codpieces,LLL III.i.181
Sole Emperator and great generallSole imperator and great generalLLL III.i.182
Of trotting Parrators (O my little heart.)Of trotting paritors – O my little heart!LLL III.i.183
And I to be a Corporall of his field,And I to be a corporal of his field,LLL III.i.184
And weare his colours like a Tumblers hoope.And wear his colours like a tumbler's hoop!LLL III.i.185
What? I loue, I sue, I seeke a wife,What? I love? I sue? I seek a wife?LLL III.i.186
A woman that is like a Germane Cloake,A woman, that is like a German clock,LLL III.i.187
Still a repairing: euer out of frame,Still a-repairing, ever out of frame,LLL III.i.188
And neuer going a right, being a Watch:And never going aright, being a watch,LLL III.i.189
But being watcht, that it may still goe right.But being watched that it may still go right!LLL III.i.190
Nay, to be periurde, which is worst of all:Nay, to be perjured, which is worst of all;LLL III.i.191
And among three, to loue the worst of all,And among three to love the worst of all –LLL III.i.192
A whitly wanton, with a veluet brow.A whitely wanton with a velvet brow,LLL III.i.193
With two pitch bals stucke in her face for eyes.With two pitch-balls stuck in her face for eyes;LLL III.i.194
I, and by heauen, one that will doe the deede,Ay, and, by heaven, one that will do the deedLLL III.i.195
Though Argus were her Eunuch and her garde.Though Argus were her eunuch and her guard!LLL III.i.196
And I to sigh for her, to watch for her,And I to sigh for her, to watch for her,LLL III.i.197
To pray for her, go to: it is a plagueTo pray for her! Go to, it is a plagueLLL III.i.198
That Cupid will impose for my neglect,That Cupid will impose for my neglectLLL III.i.199
Of his almighty dreadfull little might.Of his almighty dreadful little might.LLL III.i.200
Well, I will loue, write, sigh, pray, shue, grone,Well, I will love, write, sigh, pray, sue, and groan;LLL III.i.201
Some men must loue my Lady, and some Ione.Some men must love my lady, and some Joan.LLL III.i.202
The King he is hunting the Deare,The King he is hunting the deer;LLL IV.iii.1
I am coursing my selfe.I am coursing myself – LLL IV.iii.2
They haue pitcht a Toyle, I am toyling in a pytch, pitchThey have pitched a toil; I am toiling in a pitch – pitchLLL IV.iii.3
that defiles; defile, a foule word: Well, set theethat defiles. ‘ Defile ’ – a foul word! Well, set theeLLL IV.iii.4
downe sorrow; for so they say the foole said, and so saydown, sorrow, for so they say the fool said, and so sayLLL IV.iii.5
I, and I the foole: Well proued wit. By the Lord thisI – and I the fool. Well proved, wit! By the Lord, thisLLL IV.iii.6
Loue is as mad as Aiax, it kils sheepe, it kils mee, I alove is as mad as Ajax: it kills sheep, it kills me – I aLLL IV.iii.7
sheepe: Well proued againe a my side. I will not loue; ifsheep. Well proved again o' my side! I will not love; ifLLL IV.iii.8
I do hang me: yfaith I will not. O but her eye: byI do, hang me! I'faith, I will not. O, but her eye! ByLLL IV.iii.9
this light, but for her eye, I would not loue her; yes,this light, but for her eye I would not love her – yes,LLL IV.iii.10
for her two eyes. Well, I doe nothing in the world butfor her two eyes. Well, I do nothing in the world butLLL IV.iii.11
lye, and lye in my throate. By heauen I doe loue, and itlie, and lie in my throat. By heaven, I do love, and itLLL IV.iii.12
hath taught mee to Rime, and to be mallicholie: andhath taught me to rhyme, and to be melancholy; andLLL IV.iii.13
here is part of my Rime, and heere my mallicholie.here is part of my rhyme, and here my melancholy.LLL IV.iii.14
Well, she hath one a'my Sonnets already, the ClowneWell, she hath one o' my sonnets already. The clownLLL IV.iii.15
bore it, the Foole sent it, and the Lady hath it: sweetbore it, the fool sent it, and the lady hath it – sweetLLL IV.iii.16
Clowne, sweeter Foole, sweetest Lady. By the world, Iclown, sweeter fool, sweetest lady! By the world, ILLL IV.iii.17
would not care a pin, if the other three were in. Herewould not care a pin if the other three were in. HereLLL IV.iii.18
comes one with a paper, God giue him grace to grone.comes one with a paper. God give him grace to groan!LLL IV.iii.19
Shot by heauen: proceede sweet Cupid, thouShot, by heaven! Proceed, sweet Cupid. ThouLLL IV.iii.21
hast thumpt him with thy Birdbolt vnder the lefthast thumped him with thy bird-bolt under the leftLLL IV.iii.22
pap: in faith secrets.pap. In faith, secrets!LLL IV.iii.23
Now in thy likenesse, one more foole appeare.Now, in thy likeness, one more fool appear!LLL IV.iii.43
Why he comes in like a periure, wearingWhy, he comes in like a perjure, wearingLLL IV.iii.45
papers.papers.LLL IV.iii.46
One drunkard loues another of the name.One drunkard loves another of the name.LLL IV.iii.48
I could put thee in comfort, not by two that I know,I could put thee in comfort – not by two that I know.LLL IV.iii.50
Thou makest the triumphery, the corner cap of societie,Thou makest the triumviry, the corner-cap of society,LLL IV.iii.51
The shape of Loues Tiburne, that hangs vp simplicitie.The shape of Love's Tyburn, that hangs up simplicity.LLL IV.iii.52
O Rimes are gards on wanton Cupids hose,O, rhymes are guards on wanton Cupid's hose;LLL IV.iii.56
Disfigure not his Shop.Disfigure not his shop.LLL IV.iii.57.1
This is the liuer veine, which makes flesh a deity.This is the liver vein, which makes flesh a deity,LLL IV.iii.72
A greene Goose, a Coddesse, pure pure Idolatry.A green goose a goddess. Pure, pure idolatry.LLL IV.iii.73
God amend vs, God amend, we are much out o'th'way.God amend us, God amend! We are much out o'th' way.LLL IV.iii.74
All hid, all hid, an old infant play,All hid, all hid – an old infant play.LLL IV.iii.76
Like a demie God, here sit I in the skie,Like a demi-god here sit I in the sky,LLL IV.iii.77
And wretched fooles secrets heedfully ore-eye.And wretched fools' secrets heedfully o'er-eye.LLL IV.iii.78
More Sacks to the myll. O heauens I haue my wish,More sacks to the mill! O heavens, I have my wish!LLL IV.iii.79
Dumaine transform'd, foure Woodcocks in a dish.Dumaine transformed! Four woodcocks in a dish!LLL IV.iii.80
O most prophane coxcombe.O most profane coxcomb!LLL IV.iii.82
By earth she is not, corporall, there you lye.By earth, she is not, corporal. There you lie.LLL IV.iii.84
An Amber coloured Rauen was well noted.An amber-coloured raven was well noted.LLL IV.iii.86
Stoope I sayStoop, I say!LLL IV.iii.87.2
her shoulder is with-child.Her shoulder is with child.LLL IV.iii.88.1
I as some daies, but then no sunne must shine.Ay, as some days; but then no sun must shine.LLL IV.iii.89
Amen, so I had mine: Is not that a good word?Amen, so I had mine! Is not that a good word?LLL IV.iii.92
A Feuer in your bloud, why then incisionA fever in your blood? Why, then incisionLLL IV.iii.95
Would let her out in Sawcers, sweet misprision.Would let her out in saucers. Sweet misprision!LLL IV.iii.96
Once more Ile marke how Loue can varry Wit.Once more I'll mark how love can vary wit.LLL IV.iii.98
Now step I forth to whip hypocrisie.Now step I forth to whip hypocrisy.LLL IV.iii.149
Ah good my Liedge, I pray thee pardon me.Ah, good my liege, I pray thee pardon me.LLL IV.iii.150
Good heart, What grace hast thou thus to reproueGood heart, what grace hast thou, thus to reproveLLL IV.iii.151
These wormes for louing, that art most in loue?These worms for loving, that art most in love?LLL IV.iii.152
Your eyes doe make no couches in your teares.Your eyes do make no coaches; in your tearsLLL IV.iii.153
There is no certaine Princesse that appeares.There is no certain princess that appears;LLL IV.iii.154
You'll not be periur'd, 'tis a hatefull thing:You'll not be perjured, 'tis a hateful thing;LLL IV.iii.155
Tush, none but Minstrels like of Sonnetting.Tush, none but minstrels like of sonneting!LLL IV.iii.156
But are you not asham'd? nay, are you notBut are you not ashamed? Nay, are you not,LLL IV.iii.157
All three of you, to be thus much ore'shot?All three of you, to be thus much o'ershot?LLL IV.iii.158
You found his Moth, the King your Moth did see:You found his mote; the King your mote did see;LLL IV.iii.159
But I a Beame doe finde in each of three.But I a beam do find in each of three.LLL IV.iii.160
O what a Scene of fool'ry haue I seene.O, what a scene of foolery have I seen,LLL IV.iii.161
Of sighes, of grones, of sorrow, and of teene:Of sighs, of groans, of sorrow, and of teen!LLL IV.iii.162
O me, with what strict patience haue I sat,O me, with what strict patience have I sat,LLL IV.iii.163
To see a King transformed to a Gnat?To see a king transformed to a gnat!LLL IV.iii.164
To see great Hercules whipping a Gigge,To see great Hercules whipping a gig,LLL IV.iii.165
And profound Salomon tuning a Iygge?And profound Solomon to tune a jig,LLL IV.iii.166
And Nestor play at push-pin with the boyes,And Nestor play at push-pin with the boys,LLL IV.iii.167
And Critticke Tymon laugh at idle toyes.And critic Timon laugh at idle toys!LLL IV.iii.168
Where lies thy griefe? O tell me good Dumaine;Where lies thy grief? O, tell me, good Dumaine.LLL IV.iii.169
And gentle Longauill, where lies thy paine?And, gentle Longaville, where lies thy pain?LLL IV.iii.170
And where my Liedges? all about the brest:And where my liege's? All about the breast.LLL IV.iii.171
A Candle hoa!A caudle, ho!LLL IV.iii.172.1
Not you by me, but I betrayed to you.Not you to me, but I betrayed by you;LLL IV.iii.174
I that am honest, I that hold it sinneI that am honest, I that hold it sinLLL IV.iii.175
To breake the vow I am ingaged in.To break the vow I am engaged in,LLL IV.iii.176
I am betrayed by keeping companyI am betrayed by keeping companyLLL IV.iii.177
With men, like men of inconstancie.With men like you, men of inconstancy.LLL IV.iii.178
When shall you see me write a thing in rime?When shall you see me write a thing in rhyme?LLL IV.iii.179
Or grone for Ioane? or spend a minutes time,Or groan for Joan? Or spend a minute's timeLLL IV.iii.180
In pruning mee, when shall you heare that IIn pruning me? When shall you hear that ILLL IV.iii.181
will praise a hand, a foot, a face, an eye:Will praise a hand, a foot, a face, an eye,LLL IV.iii.182
a gate, a state, a brow, a brest, a waste,A gait, a state, a brow, a breast, a waist,LLL IV.iii.183
a legge, a limme.A leg, a limb –LLL IV.iii.184.1
I post from Loue, good Louer let me go. I post from love. Good lover, let me go.LLL IV.iii.186
A toy my Liedge, a toy: your grace needes not feare it.A toy, my liege, a toy. Your grace needs not fear it.LLL IV.iii.199
Ah you whoreson loggerhead, you were borne to doe me shame.Ah, you whoreson loggerhead, you were born to do me shame!LLL IV.iii.202
Guilty my Lord, guilty: I confesse, I confesse.Guilty, my lord, guilty! I confess, I confess!LLL IV.iii.203
That you three fooles, lackt mee foole, to make vp the messe.That you three fools lacked me fool to make up the mess.LLL IV.iii.205
He, he, and you: and you my Liedge, and I,He, he, and you – and you, my liege! – and I,LLL IV.iii.206
Are picke-purses in Loue, and we deserue to die.Are pick-purses in love, and we deserve to die.LLL IV.iii.207
O dismisse this audience, and I shall tell you more.O, dismiss this audience, and I shall tell you more.LLL IV.iii.208
True true, we are fowre:True, true, we are four.LLL IV.iii.209.2
will these Turtles be gone?Will these turtles be gone?LLL IV.iii.210.1
Sweet Lords, sweet Louers, O let vs imbrace,Sweet lords, sweet lovers, O, let us embrace!LLL IV.iii.212
As true we are as flesh and bloud can be,As true we are as flesh and blood can be.LLL IV.iii.213
The Sea will ebbe and flow, heauen will shew his face:The sea will ebb and flow, heaven show his face;LLL IV.iii.214
Young bloud doth not obey an old decree.Young blood doth not obey an old decree.LLL IV.iii.215
We cannot crosse the cause why we are borne:We cannot cross the cause why we were born;LLL IV.iii.216
Therefore of all hands must we be forsworne.Therefore of all hands must we be forsworn.LLL IV.iii.217
Did they, quoth you? Who sees the heauenly Rosaline,‘ Did they?’ quoth you! Who sees the heavenly Rosaline,LLL IV.iii.219
That (like a rude and sauage man of Inde.)That, like a rude and savage man of IndeLLL IV.iii.220
At the first opening of the gorgeous East,At the first opening of the gorgeous east,LLL IV.iii.221
Bowes not his vassall head, and strooken blinde,Bows not his vassal head and, strucken blind,LLL IV.iii.222
Kisses the base ground with obedient breast?Kisses the base ground with obedient breast?LLL IV.iii.223
What peremptory Eagle-sighted eyeWhat peremptory eagle-sighted eyeLLL IV.iii.224
Dares looke vpon the heauen of her brow,Dares look upon the heaven of her browLLL IV.iii.225
That is not blinded by her maiestie?That is not blinded by her majesty?LLL IV.iii.226
My eyes are then no eyes, nor I Berowne.My eyes are then no eyes, nor I Berowne.LLL IV.iii.230
O, but for my Loue, day would turne to night,O, but for my love, day would turn to night!LLL IV.iii.231
Of all complexions the cul'd soueraignty,Of all complexions the culled sovereigntyLLL IV.iii.232
Doe meet as at a faire in her faire cheeke,Do meet as at a fair in her fair cheek,LLL IV.iii.233
Where seuerall Worthies make one dignity,Where several worthies make one dignity,LLL IV.iii.234
Where nothing wants, that want it selfe doth seeke.Where nothing wants that want itself doth seek.LLL IV.iii.235
Lend me the flourish of all gentle tongues,Lend me the flourish of all gentle tongues –LLL IV.iii.236
Fie painted Rethoricke, O she needs it not,Fie, painted rhetoric! O, she needs it not!LLL IV.iii.237
To things of sale, a sellers praise belongs:To things of sale a seller's praise belongs:LLL IV.iii.238
She passes prayse, then prayse too short doth blot.She passes praise; then praise too short doth blot.LLL IV.iii.239
A withered Hermite, fiuescore winters worne,A withered hermit, five-score winters worn,LLL IV.iii.240
Might shake off fiftie, looking in her eye:Might shake off fifty, looking in her eye.LLL IV.iii.241
Beauty doth varnish Age, as if new borne,Beauty doth varnish age, as if new-born,LLL IV.iii.242
And giues the Crutch the Cradles infancie.And gives the crutch the cradle's infancy.LLL IV.iii.243
O 'tis the Sunne that maketh all things shine.O, 'tis the sun that maketh all things shine!LLL IV.iii.244
Is Ebonie like her? O word diuine?Is ebony like her? O wood divine!LLL IV.iii.246
A wife of such wood were felicitie.A wife of such wood were felicity.LLL IV.iii.247
O who can giue an oth? Where is a booke?O, who can give an oath? Where is a book?LLL IV.iii.248
That I may sweare Beauty doth beauty lacke,That I may swear beauty doth beauty lackLLL IV.iii.249
If that she learne not of her eye to looke:If that she learn not of her eye to look.LLL IV.iii.250
No face is faire that is not full so blacke.No face is fair that is not full so black.LLL IV.iii.251
Diuels soonest tempt resembling spirits of light.Devils soonest tempt, resembling spirits of light.LLL IV.iii.255
O if in blacke my Ladies browes be deckt,O, if in black my lady's brows be decked,LLL IV.iii.256
It mournes, that painting vsurping haireIt mourns that painting and usurping hairLLL IV.iii.257
Should rauish doters with a false aspect:Should ravish doters with a false aspect;LLL IV.iii.258
And therfore is she borne to make blacke, faire.And therefore is she born to make black fair.LLL IV.iii.259
Her fauour turnes the fashion of the dayes,Her favour turns the fashion of the days,LLL IV.iii.260
For natiue bloud is counted painting now:For native blood is counted painting now;LLL IV.iii.261
And therefore red that would auoyd dispraise,And therefore red, that would avoid dispraise,LLL IV.iii.262
Paints it selfe blacke, to imitate her brow.Paints itself black, to imitate her brow.LLL IV.iii.263
Your mistresses dare neuer come in raine,Your mistresses dare never come in rain,LLL IV.iii.268
For feare their colours should be washt away.For fear their colours should be washed away.LLL IV.iii.269
Ile proue her faire, or talke till dooms-day here.I'll prove her fair, or talk till doomsday here.LLL IV.iii.272
O if the streets were paued with thine eyes,O, if the streets were paved with thine eyes,LLL IV.iii.276
Her feet were much too dainty for such tread.Her feet were much too dainty for such tread.LLL IV.iii.277
O nothing so sure, and thereby all forsworne.O, nothing so sure, and thereby all forsworn.LLL IV.iii.281
O 'tis more then neede.'Tis more than need.LLL IV.iii.287.2
Haue at you then affections men at armes,Have at you then, affection's men-at-arms!LLL IV.iii.288
Consider what you first did sweare vnto:Consider what you first did swear unto:LLL IV.iii.289
To fast, to study, and to see no woman:To fast, to study, and to see no woman –LLL IV.iii.290
Flat treason against the Kingly state of youth.Flat treason 'gainst the kingly state of youth.LLL IV.iii.291
Say, Can you fast? your stomacks are too young:Say, can you fast? Your stomachs are too young,LLL IV.iii.292
And abstinence ingenders maladies. / And where that you haue vow'd to studie (Lords) / In that each of you haue forsworne his Booke. / Can you still dreame and pore, and thereon looke. / For when would you my Lord, or you, or you, / Haue found the ground of studies excellence, / Without the beauty of a womans face; / From womens eyes this doctrine I deriue, / They are the Ground, the Bookes, the Achadems, / From whence doth spring the true Promethean fire. / Why, vniuersall plodding poysons vp / The nimble spirits in the arteries, / As motion and long during action tyres / The sinnowy vigour of the trauailer. / Now for not looking on a womans face, / You haue in that forsworne the vse of eyes: / And studie too, the causer of your vow. / For where is any Author in the world, / Teaches such beauty as a womans eye: / Learning is but an adiunct to our selfe, / And where we are, our Learning likewise is. / Then when our selues we see in Ladies eyes, / With our selues. / Doe we not likewise see our learning there? And abstinence engenders maladies.LLL IV.iii.293
O we haue made a Vow to studie, Lords, O, we have made a vow to study, lords,LLL IV.iii.294
And in that vow we haue forsworne our Bookes: And in that vow we have forsworn our books;LLL IV.iii.295
For when would you (my Leege) or you, or you?For when would you, my liege, or you, or you,LLL IV.iii.296
In leaden contemplation haue found out In leaden contemplation have found outLLL IV.iii.297
Such fiery Numbers as the prompting eyes,Such fiery numbers as the prompting eyesLLL IV.iii.298
Of beauties tutors haue inrich'd you with:Of beauty's tutors have enriched you with?LLL IV.iii.299
Other slow Arts intirely keepe the braine:Other slow arts entirely keep the brain,LLL IV.iii.300
And therefore finding barraine practizers,And therefore, finding barren practisers,LLL IV.iii.301
Scarce shew a haruest of their heauy toyle.Scarce show a harvest of their heavy toil;LLL IV.iii.302
But Loue first learned in a Ladyies eyes,But love, first learned in a lady's eyes,LLL IV.iii.303
Liues not alone emured in the braine:Lives not alone immured in the brain,LLL IV.iii.304
But with the motion of all elements,But with the motion of all elementsLLL IV.iii.305
Courses as swift as thought in euery power, Courses as swift as thought in every power,LLL IV.iii.306
And giues to euery power a double power,And gives to every power a double power,LLL IV.iii.307
Aboue their functions and their offices.Above their functions and their offices.LLL IV.iii.308
It addes a precious seeing to the eye: It adds a precious seeing to the eye:LLL IV.iii.309
A Louers eyes will gaze an Eagle blinde.A lover's eyes will gaze an eagle blind.LLL IV.iii.310
A Louers eare will heare the lowest sound. A lover's ear will hear the lowest soundLLL IV.iii.311
When the suspicious head of theft is stopt.When the suspicious head of theft is stopped.LLL IV.iii.312
Loues feeling is more soft and sensible,Love's feeling is more soft and sensibleLLL IV.iii.313
Then are the tender hornes of Cockled Snayles. Than are the tender horns of cockled snails.LLL IV.iii.314
Loues tongue proues dainty, Bachus grosse in taste,Love's tongue proves dainty Bacchus gross in taste.LLL IV.iii.315
For Valour, is not Loue a Hercules? For valour, is not Love a Hercules,LLL IV.iii.316
Still climing trees in the Hesporides. Still climbing trees in the Hesperides?LLL IV.iii.317
Subtill as Sphinx, as sweet and musicall,Subtle as Sphinx; as sweet and musicalLLL IV.iii.318
As bright Apollo's Lute, strung with his haire.As bright Apollo's lute, strung with his hair.LLL IV.iii.319
And when Loue speakes, the voyce of all the Gods,And when Love speaks, the voice of all the godsLLL IV.iii.320
Make heauen drowsie with the harmonie.Make heaven drowsy with the harmony.LLL IV.iii.321
Neuer durst Poet touch a pen to write,Never durst poet touch a pen to writeLLL IV.iii.322
Vntill his Inke were tempred with Loues sighes:Until his ink were tempered with Love's sighs.LLL IV.iii.323
O then his lines would rauish sauage eares,O, then his lines would ravish savage earsLLL IV.iii.324
And plant in Tyrants milde humilitie.And plant in tyrants mild humility.LLL IV.iii.325
From womens eyes this doctrine I deriue.From women's eyes this doctrine I derive:LLL IV.iii.326
They sparcle still the right promethean fire,They sparkle still the right Promethean fire;LLL IV.iii.327
They are the Bookes, the Arts, the Achademes,They are the books, the arts, the academes,LLL IV.iii.328
That shew, containe, and nourish all the world.That show, contain, and nourish all the world;LLL IV.iii.329
Else none at all in ought proues excellent.Else none at all in aught proves excellent.LLL IV.iii.330
Then fooles you were these women to forsweare:Then fools you were these women to forswear,LLL IV.iii.331
Or keeping what is sworne, you will proue fooles,Or, keeping what is sworn, you will prove fools.LLL IV.iii.332
For Wisedomes sake, a word that all men loue:For wisdom's sake, a word that all men love,LLL IV.iii.333
Or for Loues sake, a word that loues all men.Or for love's sake, a word that loves all men,LLL IV.iii.334
Or for Mens sake, the author of these Women:Or for men's sake, the authors of these women,LLL IV.iii.335
Or Womens sake, by whom we men are Men.Or women's sake, by whom we men are men –LLL IV.iii.336
Let's once loose our oathes to finde our selues,Let us once lose our oaths to find ourselves,LLL IV.iii.337
Or else we loose our selues, to keepe our oathes:Or else we lose ourselves to keep our oaths.LLL IV.iii.338
It is religion to be thus forsworne.It is religion to be thus forsworn,LLL IV.iii.339
For Charity it selfe fulfills the Law:For charity itself fulfills the law,LLL IV.iii.340
And who can seuer loue from Charity.And who can sever love from charity?LLL IV.iii.341
Aduance your standards, & vpon them Lords.Advance your standards, and upon them, lords!LLL IV.iii.343
Pell, mell, downe with them: but be first aduis'd,Pell-mell, down with them! But be first advisedLLL IV.iii.344
In conflict that you get the Sunne of them.In conflict that you get the sun of them.LLL IV.iii.345
First from the Park let vs conduct them thither,First from the park let us conduct them thither;LLL IV.iii.350
Then homeward euery man attach the handThen homeward every man attach the handLLL IV.iii.351
Of his faire Mistresse, in the afternooneOf his fair mistress. In the afternoonLLL IV.iii.352
We will with some strange pastime solace them:We will with some strange pastime solace them,LLL IV.iii.353
Such as the shortnesse of the time can shape,Such as the shortness of the time can shape;LLL IV.iii.354
For Reuels, Dances, Maskes, and merry houres,For revels, dances, masques, and merry hoursLLL IV.iii.355
Fore-runne faire Loue, strewing her way with flowres.Forerun fair Love, strewing her way with flowers.LLL IV.iii.356
Alone, alone Allons! Allons!LLL IV.iii.359.1
sowed Cockell, reap'd no Corne,Sowed cockle reaped no corn,LLL IV.iii.359.2
And Iustice alwaies whirles in equall measure:And justice always whirls in equal measure.LLL IV.iii.360
Light Wenches may proue plagues to men forsworne,Light wenches may prove plagues to men forsworn;LLL IV.iii.361
If so, our Copper buyes no better treasure.If so, our copper buys no better treasure.LLL IV.iii.362
Their eyes villaine, their eyes.‘ Their eyes ’, villain, ‘ their eyes ’!LLL V.ii.162
Once to behold, rogue.‘ Once to behold ’, rogue!LLL V.ii.168
Is this your perfectnesse? be gon you rogue.Is this your perfectness? Be gone, you rogue!LLL V.ii.174
Nothing but peace, and gentle visitation.Nothing but peace and gentle visitation.LLL V.ii.179
Tell her we measure them by weary steps.Tell her we measure them by weary steps.LLL V.ii.194
We number nothing that we spend for you,We number nothing that we spend for you.LLL V.ii.198
Our dutie is so rich, so infinite,Our duty is so rich, so infinite,LLL V.ii.199
That we may doe it still without accompt.That we may do it still without account.LLL V.ii.200
Vouchsafe to shew the sunshine of your face,Vouchsafe to show the sunshine of your face,LLL V.ii.201
That we (like sauages) may worship it.That we like savages may worship it.LLL V.ii.202
White handed Mistris, one sweet word with thee.White-handed mistress, one sweet word with thee.LLL V.ii.230
Nay then two treyes, an if you grow so niceNay then, two treys, an if you grow so nice,LLL V.ii.232
Methegline, Wort, and Malmsey; well runne dice:Metheglin, wort, and malmsey. Well run, dice!LLL V.ii.233
There's halfe a dozen sweets.There's half a dozen sweets.LLL V.ii.234.1
One word in secret.One word in secret.LLL V.ii.236.1
Thou greeu'st my gall.Thou grievest my gall.LLL V.ii.237.1
Therefore meete.Therefore meet.LLL V.ii.237.3
By heauen, all drie beaten with pure scoffe.By heaven, all dry-beaten with pure scoff!LLL V.ii.263
This fellow pickes vp wit as Pigeons pease,This fellow pecks up wit, as pigeons peas,LLL V.ii.315
And vtters it againe, when Ioue doth please.And utters it again when God doth please.LLL V.ii.316
He is Wits Pedler, and retailes his Wares,He is wit's pedlar, and retails his waresLLL V.ii.317
At Wakes, and Wassels, Meetings, Markets, Faires.At wakes and wassails, meetings, markets, fairs;LLL V.ii.318
And we that sell by grosse, the Lord doth know,And we that sell by gross, the Lord doth know,LLL V.ii.319
Haue not the grace to grace it with such show.Have not the grace to grace it with such show.LLL V.ii.320
This Gallant pins the Wenches on his sleeue.This gallant pins the wenches on his sleeve.LLL V.ii.321
Had he bin Adam, he had tempted Eue.Had he been Adam, he had tempted Eve.LLL V.ii.322
He can carue too, and lispe: Why this is he,'A can carve too, and lisp. Why, this is heLLL V.ii.323
That kist away his hand in courtesie.That kissed his hand away in courtesy.LLL V.ii.324
This is the Ape of Forme, Monsieur the nice,This is the ape of form, Monsieur the Nice,LLL V.ii.325
That when he plaies at Tables, chides the DiceThat, when he plays at tables, chides the diceLLL V.ii.326
In honorable tearmes: Nay he can singIn honourable terms. Nay, he can singLLL V.ii.327
A meane most meanly, and in VsheringA mean most meanly; and in usheringLLL V.ii.328
Mend him who can: the Ladies call him sweete.Mend him who can. The ladies call him sweet.LLL V.ii.329
The staires as he treads on them kisse his feete.The stairs, as he treads on them, kiss his feet.LLL V.ii.330
This is the flower that smiles on euerie one,This is the flower that smiles on everyone,LLL V.ii.331
To shew his teeth as white as Whales bone.To show his teeth as white as whale's bone;LLL V.ii.332
And consciences that wil not die in debt,And consciences that will not die in debtLLL V.ii.333
Pay him the dutie of honie-tongued Boyet.Pay him the due of ‘ honey-tongued Boyet.’LLL V.ii.334
See where it comes. Behauiour what wer't thou,See where it comes! Behaviour, what wert thouLLL V.ii.337
Till this madman shew'd thee? And what art thou now?Till this man showed thee, and what art thou now?LLL V.ii.338
This iest is drie to me. Gentle sweete,This jest is dry to me. My gentle sweet,LLL V.ii.373
Your wits makes wise things foolish when we greeteYour wit makes wise things foolish. When we greet,LLL V.ii.374
With eies best seeing, heauens fierie eie:With eyes' best seeing, heaven's fiery eye,LLL V.ii.375
By light we loose light; your capacitieBy light we lose light. Your capacityLLL V.ii.376
Is of that nature, that to your huge stoore,Is of that nature that to your huge storeLLL V.ii.377
Wise things seeme foolish, and rich things but poore.Wise things seem foolish and rich things but poor.LLL V.ii.378
I am a foole, and full of pouertie.I am a fool, and full of poverty.LLL V.ii.380
O, I am yours, and all that I possesse.O, I am yours, and all that I possess.LLL V.ii.383
I cannot giue you lesse.I cannot give you less.LLL V.ii.384.2
Where? when? What Vizard? / Why demand you this?Where, when, what visor? Why demand you this?LLL V.ii.386
Thus poure the stars down plagues for periury.Thus pour the stars down plagues for perjury.LLL V.ii.394
Can any face of brasse hold longer out?Can any face of brass hold longer out?LLL V.ii.395
Heere stand I, Ladie dart thy skill at me,Here stand I, lady; dart thy skill at me.LLL V.ii.396
Bruise me with scorne, confound me with a flout.Bruise me with scorn, confound me with a flout,LLL V.ii.397
Thrust thy sharpe wit quite through my ignorance.Thrust thy sharp wit quite through my ignorance,LLL V.ii.398
Cut me to peeces with thy keene conceit:Cut me to pieces with thy keen conceit,LLL V.ii.399
And I will wish thee neuer more to dance,And I will wish thee never more to dance,LLL V.ii.400
Nor neuer more in Russian habit waite.Nor never more in Russian habit wait.LLL V.ii.401
O! neuer will I trust to speeches pen'd,O, never will I trust to speeches penned,LLL V.ii.402
Nor to the motion of a Schoole-boies tongue.Nor to the motion of a schoolboy's tongue,LLL V.ii.403
Nor neuer come in vizard to my friend,Nor never come in visor to my friend,LLL V.ii.404
Nor woo in rime like a blind-harpers songue,Nor woo in rhyme, like a blind harper's song.LLL V.ii.405
Taffata phrases, silken tearmes precise,Taffeta phrases, silken terms precise,LLL V.ii.406
Three-pil'd Hyperboles, spruce affection;Three-piled hyperboles, spruce affection,LLL V.ii.407
Figures pedanticall, these summer flies,Figures pedantical – these summer fliesLLL V.ii.408
Haue blowne me full of maggot ostentation.Have blown me full of maggot ostentation.LLL V.ii.409
I do forsweare them, and I heere protest,I do forswear them; and I here protestLLL V.ii.410
By this white Gloue (how white the hand God knows)By this white glove – how white the hand, God knows! –LLL V.ii.411
Henceforth my woing minde shall be exprestHenceforth my wooing mind shall be expressedLLL V.ii.412
In russet yeas, and honest kersie noes.In russet yeas and honest kersey noes.LLL V.ii.413
And to begin Wench, so God helpe me law,And, to begin: wench – so God help me, law! –LLL V.ii.414
My loue to thee is sound, sans cracke or flaw.My love to thee is sound, sans crack or flaw.LLL V.ii.415
Yet I haue a trickeYet I have a trickLLL V.ii.416.2
Of the old rage: beare with me, I am sicke.Of the old rage. Bear with me, I am sick;LLL V.ii.417
Ile leaue it by degrees: soft, let vs see,I'll leave it by degrees. Soft, let us see:LLL V.ii.418
Write Lord haue mercie on vs, on those three,Write ‘ Lord have mercy on us ’ on those three.LLL V.ii.419
They are infected, in their hearts it lies:They are infected; in their hearts it lies;LLL V.ii.420
They haue the plague, and caught it of your eyes:They have the plague, and caught it of your eyes.LLL V.ii.421
These Lords are visited, you are not free:These lords are visited; you are not free,LLL V.ii.422
For the Lords tokens on you do I see.For the Lord's tokens on you do I see.LLL V.ii.423
Our states are forfeit, seeke not to vndo vs.Our states are forfeit. Seek not to undo us.LLL V.ii.425
Peace, for I will not haue to do with you.Peace! for I will not have to do with you.LLL V.ii.428
Speake for your selues, my wit is at an end.Speak for yourselves. My wit is at an end.LLL V.ii.430
Neither of either, I remit both twaine.Neither of either; I remit both twain.LLL V.ii.459
I see the tricke on't: Heere was a consent,I see the trick on't. Here was a consent,LLL V.ii.460
Knowing aforehand of our merriment,Knowing aforehand of our merriment,LLL V.ii.461
To dash it like a Christmas Comedie.To dash it like a Christmas comedy.LLL V.ii.462
Some carry-tale, some please-man, some slight Zanie,Some carry-tale, some please-man, some slight zany,LLL V.ii.463
Some mumble-newes, some trencher-knight, som DickSome mumble-news, some trencher-knight, some Dick,LLL V.ii.464
That smiles his cheeke in yeares, and knowes the trickThat smiles his cheek in years, and knows the trickLLL V.ii.465
To make my Lady laugh, when she's dispos'd;To make my lady laugh when she's disposed,LLL V.ii.466
Told our intents before: which once disclos'd,Told our intents before; which once disclosed,LLL V.ii.467
The Ladies did change Fauours; and then weThe ladies did change favours, and then we,LLL V.ii.468
Following the signes, woo'd but the signe of she.Following the signs, wooed but the sign of she.LLL V.ii.469
Now to our periurie, to adde more terror,Now, to our perjury to add more terror,LLL V.ii.470
We are againe forsworne in will and error.We are again forsworn, in will and error.LLL V.ii.471
Much vpon this tis: and might not youMuch upon this 'tis. (To Boyet) And might not youLLL V.ii.472
Forestall our sport, to make vs thus vntrue?Forestall our sport, to make us thus untrue?LLL V.ii.473
Do not you know my Ladies foot by'th squier?Do not you know my lady's foot by the square,LLL V.ii.474
And laugh vpon the apple of her eie?And laugh upon the apple of her eye?LLL V.ii.475
And stand betweene her backe sir, and the fire,And stand between her back, sir, and the fire,LLL V.ii.476
Holding a trencher, iesting merrilie?Holding a trencher, jesting merrily?LLL V.ii.477
You put our Page out: go, you are alowd.You put our page out – go, you are allowed;LLL V.ii.478
Die when you will, a smocke shall be your shrowd.Die when you will, a smock shall be your shroud.LLL V.ii.479
You leere vpon me, do you? There's an eieYou leer upon me, do you? There's an eyeLLL V.ii.480
Wounds like a Leaden sword.Wounds like a leaden sword.LLL V.ii.481.1
Loe, he is tilting straight. Peace, I haue don.Lo, he is tilting straight. Peace! I have done.LLL V.ii.483
Welcome pure wit, thou part'st a faire fray.Welcome, pure wit! Thou partest a fair fray.LLL V.ii.484
What, are there but three?What, are there but three?LLL V.ii.487.1
And three times thrice is nine.And three times thrice is nine.LLL V.ii.488.2
Is not nine.Is not nine?LLL V.ii.491.2
By Ioue, I alwaies tooke three threes for nine.By Jove, I always took three threes for nine.LLL V.ii.494
How much is it?How much is it?LLL V.ii.497
Art thou one of the Worthies?Art thou one of the Worthies?LLL V.ii.502
Go, bid them prepare. Go bid them prepare.LLL V.ii.506
We are shame-proofe my Lord: and 'tis some policie,We are shame-proof, my lord; and 'tis some policyLLL V.ii.510
to haue one shew worse then the Kings and his companie.To have one show worse than the King's and his company.LLL V.ii.511
A right description of our sport my Lord.A right description of our sport, my lord.LLL V.ii.519
Why aske you?Why ask you?LLL V.ii.523
There is fiue in the first shew.There is five in the first show.LLL V.ii.536
The Pedant, the Braggart, the Hedge-Priest, theThe pedant, the braggart, the hedge-priest, theLLL V.ii.538
Foole, and the Boy,fool, and the boy.LLL V.ii.539
Abate throw at Novum, and the whole world againe,Abate throw at novum, and the whole world againLLL V.ii.540
Cannot pricke out fiue such, take each one in's vaine.Cannot pick out five such, take each one in his vein.LLL V.ii.541
Well said old mocker, / I must needs be friends with thee.Well said, old mocker. I must needs be friends with thee.LLL V.ii.545
My hat to a halfe-penie, Pompey prooues theMy hat to a halfpenny, Pompey proves theLLL V.ii.557
best Worthie.best Worthy.LLL V.ii.558
Your nose smels no, in this most tender smelling Knight.Your nose smells ‘ no ’ in this, most tender-smelling knight.LLL V.ii.563
Pompey the great.Pompey the Great –LLL V.ii.567
Take away the Conqueror, take away Take away the conqueror; take awayLLL V.ii.569
AlisanderAlisander.LLL V.ii.570
A kissing traitor. How art thou prou'd A kissing traitor. How art thou provedLLL V.ii.596
Iudas?Judas?LLL V.ii.597
Well follow'd, Iudas was hang'd on an Elder.Well followed: Judas was hanged on an elder.LLL V.ii.603
Because thou hast no face.Because thou hast no face.LLL V.ii.605
A deaths face in a ring.A death's face in a ring.LLL V.ii.609
S. Georges halfe cheeke in a brooch.Saint George's half-cheek in a brooch.LLL V.ii.614
I, and worne in the cap of a Tooth-drawer. AndAy, and worn in the cap of a toothdrawer. AndLLL V.ii.616
now forward, for we haue put thee in countenancenow forward, for we have put thee in countenance.LLL V.ii.617
False, we haue giuen thee faces.False! We have given thee faces.LLL V.ii.619
And thou wer't a Lion, we would do so.An thou wert a lion, we would do so.LLL V.ii.621
For the Asse to the Iude: giue it him. Iud-as away.For the ass to the Jude. Give it him. Jude-as, away!LLL V.ii.625
Hide thy head Achilles, heere comes Hector inHide thy head, Achilles! Here comes Hector inLLL V.ii.630
Armes.arms.LLL V.ii.631
This cannot be Hector.This cannot be Hector.LLL V.ii.640
A Lemmon.A lemon.LLL V.ii.645
Greater then great, great, great, great Greater than ‘ Great ’! Great, great, greatLLL V.ii.682
Pompey: Pompey the huge.Pompey! Pompey the Huge!LLL V.ii.683
Pompey is moued, more Atees more Atees stirrePompey is moved. More Ates, more Ates! StirLLL V.ii.685
them, or stirre them on.them on, stir them on!LLL V.ii.686
I, if a'haue no more mans blood in's belly,Ay, if 'a have no more man's blood in his bellyLLL V.ii.688
then will sup a Flea.than will sup a flea.LLL V.ii.689
What reason haue you for't?What reason have you for't?LLL V.ii.705
Worthies away, the Scene begins to cloud.Worthies, away! The scene begins to cloud.LLL V.ii.717
Honest plain words, best pierce the ears of griefeHonest plain words best pierce the ear of grief;LLL V.ii.748
And by these badges vnderstand the King,And by these badges understand the King.LLL V.ii.749
For your faire sakes haue we neglected time,For your fair sakes have we neglected time,LLL V.ii.750
Plaid foule play with our oaths: your beautie LadiesPlayed foul play with our oaths. Your beauty, ladies,LLL V.ii.751
Hath much deformed vs, fashioning our humorsHath much deformed us, fashioning our humoursLLL V.ii.752
Euen to the opposed end of our intents.Even to the opposed end of our intents;LLL V.ii.753
And what in vs hath seem'd ridiculous:And what in us hath seemed ridiculous –LLL V.ii.754
As Loue is full of vnbefitting straines,As love is full of unbefitting strains,LLL V.ii.755
All wanton as a childe, skipping and vaine.All wanton as a child, skipping and vain,LLL V.ii.756
Form'd by the eie, and therefore like the eie.Formed by the eye and therefore, like the eye,LLL V.ii.757
Full of straying shapes, of habits, and of formesFull of straying shapes, of habits, and of forms,LLL V.ii.758
Varying in subiects as the eie doth roule,Varying in subjects as the eye doth rollLLL V.ii.759
To euerie varied obiect in his glance:To every varied object in his glance;LLL V.ii.760
Which partie-coated presence of loose loueWhich parti-coated presence of loose loveLLL V.ii.761
Put on by vs, if in your heauenly eies,Put on by us, if, in your heavenly eyes,LLL V.ii.762
Haue misbecom'd our oathes and grauities.Have misbecomed our oaths and gravities,LLL V.ii.763
Those heauenlie eies that looke into these faults,Those heavenly eyes, that look into these faults,LLL V.ii.764
Suggested vs to make: therefore LadiesSuggested us to make. Therefore, ladies,LLL V.ii.765
Our loue being yours, the error that Loue makesOur love being yours, the error that love makesLLL V.ii.766
Is likewise yonrs. We to our selues proue false,Is likewise yours. We to ourselves prove falseLLL V.ii.767
By being once false, for euer to be trueBy being once false for ever to be trueLLL V.ii.768
To those that make vs both, faire Ladies you.To those that make us both – fair ladies, you.LLL V.ii.769
And euen that falshood in it selfe a sinne,And even that falsehood, in itself a sin,LLL V.ii.770
Thus purifies it selfe, and turnes to grace.Thus purifies itself and turns to grace.LLL V.ii.771
Studies my Ladie? Mistresse, looke on me,Studies my lady? Mistress, look on me,LLL V.ii.826
Behold the window of my heart, mine eie:Behold the window of my heart, mine eye,LLL V.ii.827
What humble suite attends thy answer there,What humble suit attends thy answer there.LLL V.ii.828
Impose some seruice on me for my loue.Impose some service on me for thy love.LLL V.ii.829
To moue wilde laughter in the throate of death?To move wild laughter in the throat of death?LLL V.ii.844
It cannot be, it is impossible.It cannot be; it is impossible;LLL V.ii.845
Mirth cannot moue a soule in agonie.Mirth cannot move a soul in agony.LLL V.ii.846
A tweluemonth? Well: befall what will befall,A twelvemonth? Well, befall what will befall,LLL V.ii.859
Ile iest a tweluemonth in an Hospitall.I'll jest a twelvemonth in an hospital.LLL V.ii.860
Our woing doth not end like an old Play:Our wooing doth not end like an old play;LLL V.ii.863
Iacke hath not Gill: these Ladies courtesieJack hath not Jill. These ladies' courtesyLLL V.ii.864
Might wel haue made our sport a Comedie.Might well have made our sport a comedy.LLL V.ii.865
That's too long for a play.That's too long for a play.LLL V.ii.867.2
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