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Very reuerent sport truely, and done in theVery reverend sport, truly, and done in theLLL IV.ii.1
testimony of a good conscience.testimony of a good conscience.LLL IV.ii.2
Truely M. Holofernes, the epythithes areTruly, Master Holofernes, the epithets areLLL IV.ii.8
sweetly varied like a scholler at the least: but sir Isweetly varied, like a scholar at the least; but, sir, ILLL IV.ii.9
assure ye, it was a Bucke of the first head.assure ye it was a buck of the first head.LLL IV.ii.10
Sir hee hath neuer fed of the dainties that are bred in a booke.Sir, he hath never fed of the dainties that are bred in a book.LLL IV.ii.24
He hath not eate paper as it were: / He hath not drunkeHe hath not eat paper, as it were; he hath not drunkLLL IV.ii.25
inke. / His intellect is not replenished, hee is onely anink. His intellect is not replenished. He is only anLLL IV.ii.26
animall, onely sensible in the duller parts:animal, only sensible in the duller parts.LLL IV.ii.27
and such barren plants are set before vs, that we thankfull should be:And such barren plants are set before us that we thankful should be –LLL IV.ii.28
which we taste and feeling, are for those parts that doe fructifie in vs more then he.Which we of taste and feeling are – for those parts that do fructify in us more than he.LLL IV.ii.29
For as it would ill become me to be vaine, indiscreet, or a foole;For as it would ill become me to be vain, indiscreet, or a fool,LLL IV.ii.30
So were there a patch set on Learning, to see him in a Schoole.So were there a patch set on learning, to see him in a school.LLL IV.ii.31
But omne bene say I, being of an old Fathers minde,But omne bene, say I, being of an old father's mind;LLL IV.ii.32
Many can brooke the weather, that loue not the winde.Many can brook the weather that love not the wind.LLL IV.ii.33
A title to Phebe, to Luna, to the Moone.A title to Phoebe, to Luna, to the moon.LLL IV.ii.39
Perge, good M. Holofernes, perge, so it Perge, good Master Holofernes, perge, so itLLL IV.ii.53
shall please you to abrogate scurilitie.shall please you to abrogate scurrility.LLL IV.ii.54
A rare talent.A rare talent!LLL IV.ii.63
Sir, I praise the Lord for you, and so maySir, I praise the Lord for you, and so mayLLL IV.ii.73
my parishioners, for their Sonnes are well tutor'd by you,my parishioners, for their sons are well tutored by you,LLL IV.ii.74
and their Daughters profit very greatly vnder you: youand their daughters profit very greatly under you. YouLLL IV.ii.75
are a good member of the common-wealth.are a good member of the commonwealth.LLL IV.ii.76
I sir, and very learned.Ay, sir, and very learned.LLL IV.ii.102
If Loue make me forsworne, how shall I sweare to loue?If love make me forsworn, how shall I swear to love?LLL IV.ii.105
Ah neuer faith could hold, if not to beautie vowed.Ah, never faith could hold if not to beauty vowed!LLL IV.ii.106
Though to my selfe forsworn, to thee Ile faithfull proue.Though to myself forsworn, to thee I'll faithful prove;LLL IV.ii.107
Those thoughts to mee were Okes, to thee like Osiers bowed.Those thoughts to me were oaks, to thee like osiers bowed.LLL IV.ii.108
Studie his byas leaues, and makes his booke thine eyes.Study his bias leaves and makes his book thine eyes,LLL IV.ii.109
Where all those pleasures liue, that Art would comprehend. Where all those pleasures live that art would comprehend.LLL IV.ii.110
If knowledge be the marke, to know thee shall suffice.If knowledge be the mark, to know thee shall suffice:LLL IV.ii.111
Well learned is that tongue, that well can thee cõmend.Well-learned is that tongue that well can thee commend,LLL IV.ii.112
All ignorant that soule, that sees thee without wonder.All ignorant that soul that sees thee without wonder;LLL IV.ii.113
Which is to me some praise, that I thy parts admire;Which is to me some praise, that I thy parts admire.LLL IV.ii.114
Thy eye Ioues lightning beares, thy voyce his dreadfull thunder.Thy eye Jove's lightning bears, thy voice his dreadful thunder,LLL IV.ii.115
Which not to anger bent, is musique, and sweet fire.Which, not to anger bent, is music and sweet fire.LLL IV.ii.116
Celestiall as thou art, Oh pardon loue this wrong,Celestial as thou art, O, pardon love this wrong,LLL IV.ii.117
That sings heauens praise, with such an earthly tongue.That sings heaven's praise with such an earthly tongue!LLL IV.ii.118
Sir you haue done this in the feare of GodSir, you have done this in the fear of God,LLL IV.ii.145
very religiously: and as a certaine Father saithvery religiously; and as a certain father saith –LLL IV.ii.146
Marueilous well for the pen.Marvellous well for the pen.LLL IV.ii.150
And thanke you to: for societie (saith theAnd thank you too, for society – saith theLLL IV.ii.158
text) is the happinesse of life.text – is the happiness of life.LLL IV.ii.159
I praise God for you sir, your reasons atI praise God for you, sir. Your reasons atLLL V.i.2
dinner haue beene sharpe & sententious: pleasantdinner have been sharp and sententious, pleasantLLL V.i.3
without scurrillity, witty without affection, audaciouswithout scurrility, witty without affection, audaciousLLL V.i.4
without impudency, learned without opinion, and without impudency, learned without opinion, andLLL V.i.5
strange without heresie: I did conuerse this quondam strange without heresy. I did converse this quondamLLL V.i.6
day with a companion of the Kings, who is intituled,day with a companion of the King's, who is entitled,LLL V.i.7
nominated, or called, Don Adriano de Armatho.nominated, or called Don Adriano de Armado.LLL V.i.8
A most singular and choise Epithat, A most singular and choice epithet.LLL V.i.15
Laus deo, bene intelligo.Laus Deo, bone intelligo.LLL V.i.27
Vides ne quis venit?Videsne quis venit?LLL V.i.30
Where will you finde men worthy enough toWhere will you find men worthy enough toLLL V.i.118
present them?present them?LLL V.i.119