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A great signe sir, that he will looke sad.A great sign, sir, that he will look sad.LLL I.ii.3
No no, O Lord sir no.No, no; O Lord, sir, no!LLL I.ii.6
By a familiar demonstration of the working, myBy a familiar demonstration of the working, myLLL I.ii.9
tough signeur.tough signor.LLL I.ii.10
Why tender Iuuenall? Why tender Iuuenall?Why tender juvenal? Why tender juvenal?LLL I.ii.12
And I tough signeur, as an appertinent title to yourAnd I, tough signor, as an appertinent title to yourLLL I.ii.16
olde time, which we may name tough.old time, which we may name tough.LLL I.ii.17
How meane you sir, I pretty, and my saying apt? orHow mean you, sir? I pretty and my saying apt, orLLL I.ii.19
I apt, and my saying prettie?I apt and my saying pretty?LLL I.ii.20
Little pretty, because little: wherefore apt?Little pretty, because little. Wherefore apt?LLL I.ii.22
Speake you this in my praise Master?Speak you this in my praise, master?LLL I.ii.24
I will praise an Eele with the same praise.I will praise an eel with the same praise.LLL I.ii.26
That an Eeele is quicke.That an eel is quick.LLL I.ii.28
I am answer'd sir.I am answered, sir.LLL I.ii.31
He speakes the meere contrary, crosses loueHe speaks the mere contrary – crosses loveLLL I.ii.33
not him.not him.LLL I.ii.34
You may doe it in an houre sir.You may do it in an hour, sir.LLL I.ii.37
How many is one thrice told?How many is one thrice told?LLL I.ii.39
You are a gentleman and a gamester sir.You are a gentleman and a gamester, sir.LLL I.ii.42
Then I am sure you know how much the grosse summeThen I am sure you know how much the gross sumLLL I.ii.45
of deus-ace amounts to.of deuce-ace amounts to.LLL I.ii.46
Which the base vulgar call three.Which the base vulgar do call three.LLL I.ii.48
Why sir is this such a peece of study? Now here'sWhy, sir, is this such a piece of study? Now here isLLL I.ii.50
three studied, ere you'll thrice wink, & how easie it is tothree studied ere ye'll thrice wink; and how easy it is toLLL I.ii.51
put yeres to the word three, and study three yeeres input ‘ years ’ to the word ‘ three,’ and study three years inLLL I.ii.52
two words, the dancing horse will tell you. two words, the dancing horse will tell you.LLL I.ii.53
To proue you a Cypher.To prove you a cipher.LLL I.ii.55
Hercules Master.Hercules, master.LLL I.ii.64
Sampson Master, he was a man of good carriage,Samson, master: he was a man of good carriage –LLL I.ii.68
great carriage: for hee carried the Towne-gates on hisgreat carriage, for he carried the town-gates on hisLLL I.ii.69
backe like a Porter: and he was in loue.back like a porter – and he was in love.LLL I.ii.70
A Woman, Master.A woman, master.LLL I.ii.75
Of all the foure, or the three, or the two, or one ofOf all the four, or the three, or the two, or one ofLLL I.ii.77
the foure.the four.LLL I.ii.78
Of the sea-water Greene sir.Of the sea-water green, sir.LLL I.ii.80
As I haue read sir, and the best of them too.As I have read, sir; and the best of them too.LLL I.ii.82
It was so sir, for she had a greene wit.It was so, sir, for she had a green wit.LLL I.ii.86
Most immaculate thoughts Master, are mask'd vnder Most maculate thoughts, master, are masked underLLL I.ii.88
such colours.such colours.LLL I.ii.89
My fathers witte, and my mothers tongue assist mee.My father's wit and my mother's tongue assist me!LLL I.ii.91
If shee be made of white and red,If she be made of white and red,LLL I.ii.94
Her faults will nere be knowne:Her faults will ne'er be known,LLL I.ii.95
For blush-in cheekes by faults are bred,For blushing cheeks by faults are bred,LLL I.ii.96
And feares by pale white showne:And fears by pale white shown.LLL I.ii.97
Then if she feare, or be to blame,Then if she fear or be to blame,LLL I.ii.98
By this you shall not know,By this you shall not know,LLL I.ii.99
For still her cheekes possesse the same,For still her cheeks possess the sameLLL I.ii.100
Which natiue she doth owe:Which native she doth owe.LLL I.ii.101
A dangerous rime master against the reason of whiteA dangerous rhyme, master, against the reason of whiteLLL I.ii.102
and redde.and red.LLL I.ii.103
The world was very guilty of such a Ballet someThe world was very guilty of such a ballad someLLL I.ii.106
three ages since, but I thinke now 'tis not to be found:three ages since, but I think now 'tis not to be found;LLL I.ii.107
or if it were, it would neither serue for the writing, noror, if it were, it would neither serve for the writing norLLL I.ii.108
the tune.the tune.LLL I.ii.109
To bee whip'd: and yet a better loue thenTo be whipped – and yet a better love thanLLL I.ii.114
my master.LLL I.ii.115
And that's great maruell, louing a lightAnd that's great marvel, loving a lightLLL I.ii.117
wench.wench.LLL I.ii.118
Forbeare till this company be past.Forbear till this company be passed.LLL I.ii.120
Come you transgressing slaue, away.Come, you transgressing slave, away!LLL I.ii.148
No sir, that were fast and loose: thou shalt toNo, sir, that were fast and loose. Thou shalt toLLL I.ii.151
prison.prison.LLL I.ii.152
What shall some see?What shall some see?LLL I.ii.155
Concolinel.MOTE (singing) Concolinel.LLL III.i.3
Will you win your loue with a FrenchMaster, will you win your love with a FrenchLLL III.i.7
braule?brawl?LLL III.i.8
No my compleat master, but to Iigge off a tune atNo, my complete master; but to jig off a tune atLLL III.i.10
the tongues end, canarie to it with the feete, humour itthe tongue's end, canary to it with your feet, humour itLLL III.i.11
with turning vp your eie: sigh a note and sing awith turning up your eyelids, sigh a note and sing aLLL III.i.12
note, sometime through the throate: if you swallowednote, sometime through the throat as if you swallowedLLL III.i.13
loue with singing, loue sometime through: nose as iflove with singing love, sometime through the nose as ifLLL III.i.14
you snuft vp loue by smelling loue with your hatyou snuffed up love by smelling love, with your hatLLL III.i.15
penthouse- like ore the shop of your eies, with yourpenthouse-like o'er the shop of your eyes, with yourLLL III.i.16
armes crost on your thinbellie doublet, like a Rabbetarms crossed on your thin-belly doublet like a rabbitLLL III.i.17
on a spit, or your hands in your pocket, like a man afteron a spit, or your hands in your pocket like a man afterLLL III.i.18
the old painting, and keepe not too long in one tune, but a the old painting; and keep not too long in one tune, but aLLL III.i.19
snip and away: these are complements, these are humours,snip and away. These are compliments, these are humours,LLL III.i.20
these betraie nice wenches that would be betraiedthese betray nice wenches, that would be betrayedLLL III.i.21
without these, and make them men of note: do youwithout these; and make them men of note – do youLLL III.i.22
note men that most are affected to these?note me? – that most are affected to these.LLL III.i.23
By my penne of obseruation.By my penny of observation.LLL III.i.25
The Hobbie-horse is forgot.‘ The hobby-horse is forgot.’LLL III.i.27
No Master, the Hobbie-horse is but a Colt,No, master. The hobby-horse is but a colt, (aside) LLL III.i.29
and your Loue perhaps, a Hacknie: But haueand your love perhaps a hackney. (To him) But haveLLL III.i.30
you forgot your Loue?you forgot your love?LLL III.i.31
Negligent student, learne her by heart.Negligent student! Learn her by heart.LLL III.i.33
And out of heart Master: all those three I willAnd out of heart, master. All those three I willLLL III.i.35
proue.prove.LLL III.i.36
A man, if I liue (and this) by, in, and without,A man, if I live; and this ‘ by,’ ‘ in,’ and ‘ without,’LLL III.i.38
vpon the instant: by heart you loue her, because yourupon the instant. ‘ By ’ heart you love her, because yourLLL III.i.39
heart cannot come by her: in heart you loue her,heart cannot come by her; ‘ in ’ heart you love her,LLL III.i.40
because your heart is in loue with her: and out ofbecause your heart is in love with her; and ‘ out ’ ofLLL III.i.41
heart you loue her, being out of heart that you cannotheart you love her, being out of heart that you cannotLLL III.i.42
enioy her.enjoy her.LLL III.i.43
And three times as much more, and yet nothing atAnd three times as much more, and yet nothing atLLL III.i.45
all.all.LLL III.i.46
A message well simpathis'd, a Horse to be embassadourA message well sympathized – a horse to be ambassadorLLL III.i.49
for an Asse.for an ass.LLL III.i.50
Marrie sir, you must send the Asse vpon the HorseMarry, sir, you must send the ass upon the horse,LLL III.i.52
for he is verie slow gated: but I goe.for he is very slow-gaited. But I go.LLL III.i.53
As swift as Lead sir.As swift as lead, sir.LLL III.i.55
Minnime honest Master, or rather Master no.Minime, honest master; or rather, master, no.LLL III.i.58
You are too swift sir to say so.You are too swift, sir, to say so.LLL III.i.59.2
Is that Lead slow which is fir'd from a Gunne?Is that lead slow which is fired from a gun?LLL III.i.60
Thump then, and I flee.Thump then, and I flee.LLL III.i.63.2
A wonder Master, here's a Costard broken in a shin.A wonder, master! Here's a Costard broken in a shin.LLL III.i.68
Doe the wise thinke them other, is not lenuoy aDo the wise think them other? Is not l'envoy aLLL III.i.78
salue?salve?LLL III.i.79
I will add the l'envoy. Say the moral again.LLL III.i.86
Until the goose came out of door,LLL III.i.89
And stayed the odds by adding four.LLL III.i.90
Now will I begin your moral, and do you follow withLLL III.i.91
my l'envoy.LLL III.i.92
The fox, the ape, and the humble-beeLLL III.i.93
Were still at odds, being but three.LLL III.i.94
A good Lenuoy, ending in the Goose: would youA good l'envoy, ending in the goose. Would youLLL III.i.97
desire more?desire more?LLL III.i.98
By saying that a Costard was broken in a shin.By saying that a costard was broken in a shin.LLL III.i.104
Then cal'd you for the Lenuoy.Then called you for the l'envoy.LLL III.i.105
I will tell you sencibly.I will tell you sensibly.LLL III.i.111
Like the sequell I. / Signeur Costard adew. Like the sequel, I. Signor Costard, adieu.LLL III.i.132
They haue beene at a great feast ofThey have been at a great feast ofLLL V.i.36
Languages, and stolne the scraps.languages and stolen the scraps.LLL V.i.37
Peace, the peale begins.Peace! The peal begins.LLL V.i.43
Yes, yes, he teaches boyes the Horne-booke: What isYes, yes! He teaches boys the horn-book. What isLLL V.i.45
Ab speld backward with the horn on his head?a, b, spelt backward with the horn on his head?LLL V.i.46
Ba most seely Sheepe, with a horne: you heareBa, most silly sheep with a horn. You hear hisLLL V.i.48
his learning.learning.LLL V.i.49
The last of the fiue Vowels if You repeat them, orThe last of the five vowels, if you repeat them; orLLL V.i.51
the fift if I.the fifth, if I.LLL V.i.52
The Sheepe, the other two concludes it o u.The sheep. The other two concludes it – o, u.LLL V.i.54
Offered by a childe to an olde man: which isOffered by a child to an old man – which isLLL V.i.58
wit-old.wit-old.LLL V.i.59
Hornes.Horns.LLL V.i.61
Lend me your Horne to make one, and I will whipLend me your horn to make one, and I will whipLLL V.i.64
about your Infamie vnum cita a gigge of a Cuckolds horne.about your infamy manu cita. A gig of a cuckold's horn!LLL V.i.65
An excellent deuice: so if any of the audience hisse,An excellent device! So if any of the audience hiss,LLL V.i.131
you may cry, Well done Hercules, now thou crushest you may cry ‘ Well done, Hercules! Now thou crushestLLL V.i.132
the Snake; that is the way to make an offence gracious,the snake!’ That is the way to make an offence gracious,LLL V.i.133
though few haue the grace to doe it.though few have the grace to do it.LLL V.i.134
Thrice worthy Gentleman.Thrice-worthy gentleman!LLL V.i.137
All haile, the richest Beauties on the earth.All hail, the richest beauties on the earth!LLL V.ii.158
A holy parcell of the fairest damesA holy parcel of the fairest damesLLL V.ii.160
that euer turn'd their backes to mortall viewes.That ever turned their – backs – to mortal views!LLL V.ii.161
That euer turn'd their eyes to mortall viewes.That ever turned their eyes to mortal views!LLL V.ii.163
OutOut –LLL V.ii.164
Out of your fauours heauenly spirits vouchsafeOut of your favours, heavenly spirits, vouchsafeLLL V.ii.166
Not to beholde.Not to behold –LLL V.ii.167
Once to behold with your Sunne beamed eyes,Once to behold with your sun-beamed eyes –LLL V.ii.169
With your Sunne beamed eyes.With your sun-beamed eyes –LLL V.ii.170
They do not marke me, and that brings me out.They do not mark me, and that brings me out.LLL V.ii.173
Master, let me take you a button hole lower: / Do youMaster, let me take you a buttonhole lower. Do youLLL V.ii.697
not see Pompey is vncasing for the combat: whatnot see, Pompey is uncasing for the combat. WhatLLL V.ii.698
meane you? you will lose your reputation.mean you? You will lose your reputation.LLL V.ii.699