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Another of these Students at that time,Another of these students at that timeLLL II.i.64
Was there with him, as I haue heard a truth.Was there with him, if I have heard a truth.LLL II.i.65
Berowne they call him, but a merrier man,Berowne they call him – but a merrier man,LLL II.i.66
Within the limit of becomming mirth,Within the limit of becoming mirth,LLL II.i.67
I neuer spent an houres talke withall.I never spent an hour's talk withal.LLL II.i.68
His eye begets occasion for his wit,His eye begets occasion for his wit,LLL II.i.69
For euery obiect that the one doth catch,For every object that the one doth catchLLL II.i.70
The other turnes to a mirth-mouing iest.The other turns to a mirth-moving jest,LLL II.i.71
Which his faire tongue (conceits expositor)Which his fair tongue – conceit's expositor –LLL II.i.72
Deliuers in such apt and gracious words,Delivers in such apt and gracious wordsLLL II.i.73
That aged eares play treuant at his tales,That aged ears play truant at his talesLLL II.i.74
And yonger hearings are quite rauished.And younger hearings are quite ravished,LLL II.i.75
So sweet and voluble is his discourse.So sweet and voluble is his discourse.LLL II.i.76
Pray you doe my commendations, / I would bePray you, do my commendations; I would beLLL II.i.116
glad to see it.glad to see it.LLL II.i.117
Is the soule sicke?Is the fool sick?LLL II.i.119
Alacke, let it bloud.Alack, let it blood.LLL II.i.121
My Phisicke saies I.My physic says ay.LLL II.i.123
No poynt, with my knife.Non point, with my knife.LLL II.i.125
And yours from long liuing.And yours from long livingLLL II.i.127
Then was Venus like her mother, for her father is but grim.Then was Venus like her mother, for her father is but grim.LLL II.i.242
I, our way to be gone.Ay, our way to be gone.LLL II.i.244.1
Shall I teach you to know.Shall I teach you to know?LLL IV.i.109.2
Why she that beares the Bow.Why, she that bears the bow.LLL IV.i.110.2
Finely put off.Finely put off!LLL IV.i.111
Well then, I am the shooter.Well then, I am the shooter.LLL IV.i.115.1
If we choose by the hornes, your selfe come not neare.If we choose by the horns, yourself. Come not near.LLL IV.i.116
Finely put on indeede.Finely put on indeed!LLL IV.i.117
Shall I come vpon thee with an old saying, thatShall I come upon thee with an old saying thatLLL IV.i.120
was a man when King Pippin of France was a little boy,was a man when King Pepin of France was a little boy,LLL IV.i.121
as touching the hit touching the hit it?LLL IV.i.122
Thou canst not hit it, hit it, hit it,Thou canst not hit it, hit it, hit it,LLL IV.i.126
Thou canst not hit it my good man.Thou canst not hit it, my good man.LLL IV.i.127
Madam, came nothing else along with that?Madam, came nothing else along with that?LLL V.ii.5
That was the way to make his god-head wax:That was the way to make his godhead wax,LLL V.ii.10
For he hath beene fiue thousand yeeres a Boy.For he hath been five thousand year a boy.LLL V.ii.11
You'll nere be friends with him, a kild your sister.You'll ne'er be friends with him; 'a killed your sister.LLL V.ii.13
What's your darke meaning mouse, of this light word?What's your dark meaning, mouse, of this light word?LLL V.ii.19
We need more light to finde your meaning out.We need more light to find your meaning out.LLL V.ii.21
Look what you doe, you doe it stil i'th darke.Look what you do, you do it still i'th' dark.LLL V.ii.24
Indeed I waigh not you, and therefore light.Indeed I weigh not you, and therefore light.LLL V.ii.26
Great reason: for past care, is still past cure.Great reason, for past cure is still past care.LLL V.ii.28
I would you knew.I would you knew.LLL V.ii.31.2
And if my face were but as faire as yours,An if my face were but as fair as yours,LLL V.ii.32
My Fauour were as great, be witnesse this.My favour were as great. Be witness this –LLL V.ii.33
Nay, I haue Verses too, I thanke Berowne,Nay, I have verses too, I thank Berowne;LLL V.ii.34
The numbers true, and were the numbring too,The numbers true, and, were the numbering too,LLL V.ii.35
I were the fairest goddesse on the ground.I were the fairest goddess on the ground.LLL V.ii.36
I am compar'd to twenty thousand fairs.I am compared to twenty thousand fairs.LLL V.ii.37
O he hath drawne my picture in his letter.O, he hath drawn my picture in his letter!LLL V.ii.38
Much in the letters, nothing in the praise.Much in the letters, nothing in the praise.LLL V.ii.40
Ware pensals. How? Let me not die your debtor,'Ware pencils, ho! Let me not die your debtor,LLL V.ii.43
My red Dominicall, my golden letter.My red dominical, my golden letter.LLL V.ii.44
O that your face were full of Oes.O that your face were not so full of O's!LLL V.ii.45
They are worse fooles to purchase mocking so.They are worse fools to purchase mocking so.LLL V.ii.59
That same Berowne ile torture ere I goe.That same Berowne I'll torture ere I go.LLL V.ii.60
O that I knew he were but in by th'weeke,O that I knew he were but in by th' week!LLL V.ii.61
How I would make him fawne, and begge, and seeke,How I would make him fawn, and beg, and seek,LLL V.ii.62
And wait the season, and obserue the times,And wait the season, and observe the times,LLL V.ii.63
And spend his prodigall wits in booteles rimes.And spend his prodigal wits in bootless rhymes,LLL V.ii.64
And shape his seruice wholly to my deuice,And shape his service wholly to my hests,LLL V.ii.65
And make him proud to make me proud that iests.And make him proud to make me proud that jests!LLL V.ii.66
So pertaunt like would I o'resway his state,So pair-taunt-like would I o'ersway his stateLLL V.ii.67
That he shold be my foole, and I his fate.That he should be my fool, and I his fate.LLL V.ii.68
The bloud of youth burns not with such excesse,The blood of youth burns not with such excessLLL V.ii.73
As grauities reuolt to wantons be.As gravity's revolt to wantonness.LLL V.ii.74
Come on then, weare the fauours most in sight.Come on, then, wear the favours most in sight.LLL V.ii.136
But shall we dance, if they desire vs too't?But shall we dance if they desire to't?LLL V.ii.145
What would these strangers? / Know their mindes Boyet.What would these strangers? Know their minds, Boyet.LLL V.ii.175
If they doe speake our language, 'tis our willIf they do speak our language, 'tis our willLLL V.ii.176
That some plaine man recount their purposes.That some plain man recount their purposes.LLL V.ii.177
Know what they would?Know what they would.LLL V.ii.178.1
What would they, say they?What would they, say they?LLL V.ii.180
Why that they haue, and bid them so be gon.Why, that they have, and bid them so be gone.LLL V.ii.182
It is not so. Aske them how many inchesIt is not so. Ask them how many inchesLLL V.ii.188
Is in one mile? If they haue measur'd manie,Is in one mile. If they have measured many,LLL V.ii.189
The measure then of one is easlie told.The measure then of one is easily told.LLL V.ii.190
How manie wearie steps,How many weary steps,LLL V.ii.195.2
Of many wearie miles you haue ore-gone,Of many weary miles you have o'ergone,LLL V.ii.196
Are numbred in the trauell of one mile?Are numbered in the travel of one mile?LLL V.ii.197
My face is but a Moone and clouded too.My face is but a moon, and clouded too.LLL V.ii.203
O vaine peticioner, beg a greater matter,O vain petitioner, beg a greater matter!LLL V.ii.207
Thou now requests but Mooneshine in the water.Thou now requests but moonshine in the water.LLL V.ii.208
Play musicke then: nay you must doe it soone.Play music then! Nay, you must do it soon.LLL V.ii.211
Not yet no dance: thus change I like the Moone.Not yet? No dance! Thus change I like the moon.LLL V.ii.212
You tooke the Moone at full, but now shee's changed?You took the moon at full, but now she's changed.LLL V.ii.214
Our eares vouchsafe it.Our ears vouchsafe it.LLL V.ii.217.1
Since you are strangers, & come here by chance,Since you are strangers and come here by chance,LLL V.ii.218
Wee'll not be nice, take hands, we will not dance.We'll not be nice. Take hands. We will not dance.LLL V.ii.219
Onelie to part friends.Only to part friends.LLL V.ii.220.2
Curtsie sweet hearts, and so the Measure ends.Curtsy, sweet hearts. And so the measure ends.LLL V.ii.221
We can afford no more at such a price.We can afford no more at such a price.LLL V.ii.223
Your absence onelie.Your absence only.LLL V.ii.225.1
Then cannot we be bought: and so adue,Then cannot we be bought; and so adieu –LLL V.ii.226
Twice to your Visore, and halfe once to you.Twice to your visor, and half once to you!LLL V.ii.227
In priuate then.In private then.LLL V.ii.229.1
Not one word more my maides, breake off, breake off.Not one word more, my maids; break off, break off!LLL V.ii.262
Wel-liking wits they haue, grosse, grosse, fat, fat.Well-liking wits they have; gross, gross; fat, fat.LLL V.ii.268
They were all in lamentable cases.They were all in lamentable cases.LLL V.ii.273
The King was weeping ripe for a good word.The King was weeping-ripe for a good word.LLL V.ii.274
Well, better wits haue worne plain statute caps,Well, better wits have worn plain statute-caps.LLL V.ii.281
But will you heare; the King is my loue sworne.But will you hear? The King is my love sworn.LLL V.ii.282
Good Madam, if by me you'l be aduis'd,Good madam, if by me you'll be advised,LLL V.ii.300
Let's mocke them still as well knowne as disguis'd:Let's mock them still, as well known as disguised.LLL V.ii.301
Let vs complaine to them what fooles were heare,Let us complain to them what fools were here,LLL V.ii.302
Disguis'd like Muscouites in shapelesse geare:Disguised like Muscovites in shapeless gear;LLL V.ii.303
And wonder what they were, and to what endAnd wonder what they were, and to what endLLL V.ii.304
Their shallow showes, and Prologue vildely pen'd:Their shallow shows and prologue vilely penned,LLL V.ii.305
And their rough carriage so ridiculous,And their rough carriage so ridiculous,LLL V.ii.306
Should be presented at our Tent to vs.Should be presented at our tent to us.LLL V.ii.307
Madam speake true. It is not so my Lord:Madam, speak true! It is not so, my lord.LLL V.ii.364
My Ladie (to the manner of the daies)My lady, to the manner of the days,LLL V.ii.365
In curtesie giues vndeseruing praise.In courtesy gives undeserving praise.LLL V.ii.366
We foure indeed confronted were with foureWe four indeed confronted were with fourLLL V.ii.367
In Russia habit: Heere they stayed an houre,In Russian habit. Here they stayed an hourLLL V.ii.368
And talk'd apace: and in that houre (my Lord)And talked apace; and in that hour, my lord,LLL V.ii.369
They did not blesse vs with one happy word.They did not bless us with one happy word.LLL V.ii.370
I dare not call them fooles; but this I thinke,I dare not call them fools, but this I think,LLL V.ii.371
When they are thirstie, fooles would faine haue drinke.When they are thirsty, fools would fain have drink.LLL V.ii.372
This proues you wise and rich: for in my eieThis proves you wise and rich, for in my eye –LLL V.ii.379
But that you take what doth to you belong,But that you take what doth to you belong,LLL V.ii.381
It were a fault to snatch words from my tongue.It were a fault to snatch words from my tongue.LLL V.ii.382
All the foole mine.All the fool mine?LLL V.ii.384.1
Which of the Vizards what it that you wore?Which of the visors was it that you wore?LLL V.ii.385
There, then, that vizard, that superfluous case,There, then, that visor: that superfluous caseLLL V.ii.387
That hid the worse, and shew'd the better face.That hid the worse and showed the better face.LLL V.ii.388
Helpe hold his browes, hee'l sound: why looke you pale?Help! Hold his brows! He'll swoon. Why look you pale?LLL V.ii.392
Sea-sicke I thinke comming from Muscouie.Sea-sick, I think, coming from Muscovy!LLL V.ii.393
Sans, sans, I pray you.Sanssans ’, I pray you.LLL V.ii.416.1
It is not so; for how can this be true,It is not so; for how can this be true,LLL V.ii.426
That you stand forfeit, being those that sue.That you stand forfeit, being those that sue?LLL V.ii.427
Nor shall not, if I do as I intend.Nor shall not if I do as I intend.LLL V.ii.429
Madam, he swore that he did hold me deareMadam, he swore that he did hold me dearLLL V.ii.444
As precious eye-sight, and did value meAs precious eyesight, and did value meLLL V.ii.445
Aboue this World: adding thereto moreouer,Above this world; adding thereto, moreover,LLL V.ii.446
That he would Wed me, or else die my Louer.That he would wed me or else die my lover.LLL V.ii.447
By heauen you did; and to confirme it plaine,By heaven you did! And, to confirm it plain,LLL V.ii.452
you gaue me this: But take it sir againe.You gave me this; but take it, sir, again.LLL V.ii.453
We did not coat them so.We did not quote them so.LLL V.ii.781.2
Oft haue I heard of you my Lord Berowne,Oft have I heard of you, my lord Berowne,LLL V.ii.830
Before I saw you: and the worlds large tongueBefore I saw you, and the world's large tongueLLL V.ii.831
Proclaimes you for a man repleate with mockes,Proclaims you for a man replete with mocks,LLL V.ii.832
Full of comparisons, and wounding floutes:Full of comparisons and wounding flouts,LLL V.ii.833
Which you on all estates will execute,Which you on all estates will executeLLL V.ii.834
That lie within the mercie of your wit.That lie within the mercy of your wit.LLL V.ii.835
To weed this Wormewood from your fruitfull braine,To weed this wormwood from your fruitful brain,LLL V.ii.836
And therewithall to win me, if you please,And therewithal to win me, if you please,LLL V.ii.837
Without the which I am not to be won:Without the which I am not to be won,LLL V.ii.838
You shall this tweluemonth terme from day to day,You shall this twelvemonth term from day to dayLLL V.ii.839
Visite the speechlesse sicke, and still conuerseVisit the speechless sick, and still converseLLL V.ii.840
With groaning wretches: and your taske shall be,With groaning wretches; and your task shall beLLL V.ii.841
With all the fierce endeuour of your wit,With all the fierce endeavour of your witLLL V.ii.842
To enforce the pained impotent to smile.To enforce the pained impotent to smile.LLL V.ii.843
Why that's the way to choke a gibing spirit,Why, that's the way to choke a gibing spirit,LLL V.ii.847
Whose influence is begot of that loose grace,Whose influence is begot of that loose graceLLL V.ii.848
Which shallow laughing hearers giue to fooles:Which shallow laughing hearers give to fools.LLL V.ii.849
A iests prosperitie, lies in the eareA jest's prosperity lies in the earLLL V.ii.850
Of him that heares it, neuer in the tongueOf him that hears it, never in the tongueLLL V.ii.851
Of him that makes it: then, if sickly eares,Of him that makes it. Then, if sickly ears,LLL V.ii.852
Deaft with the clamors of their owne deare grones,Deafed with the clamours of their own dear groans,LLL V.ii.853
Will heare your idle scornes; continue then,Will hear your idle scorns, continue then,LLL V.ii.854
And I will haue you, and that fault withall.And I will have you and that fault withal;LLL V.ii.855
But if they will not, throw away that spirit,But if they will not, throw away that spirit,LLL V.ii.856
And I shal finde you emptie of that fault,And I shall find you empty of that fault,LLL V.ii.857
Right ioyfull of your reformation.Right joyful of your reformation.LLL V.ii.858