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Base Tyke, cal'st thou mee Hoste, Base tike, call'st thou me host?H5 II.i.27
now by this hand I sweare I scorne the terme: Now by this hand I swear I scorn the term;H5 II.i.28
nor shall my Nel keep Lodgers. Nor shall my Nell keep lodgers.H5 II.i.29
Pish for thee, Island dogge: thou prickeard cur of Island. Pish for thee, Iceland dog! thou prick-eared cur of Iceland!H5 II.i.39
Solus, egregious dog? O Viper vile; Solus,’ egregious dog? O viper vile!H5 II.i.43
The solus in thy most meruailous face, The ‘ solus ’ in thy most mervailous face!H5 II.i.44
the solus in thy teeth, and in thy throate, The ‘ solus ’ in thy teeth and in thy throat,H5 II.i.45
and in thy hatefull Lungs, yea in thy Maw perdy; And in thy hateful lungs, yea, in thy maw, perdy!H5 II.i.46
and which is worse, within thy nastie mouth. And, which is worse, within thy nasty mouth!H5 II.i.47
I do retort the solus in thy bowels, I do retort the ‘ solus ’ in thy bowels,H5 II.i.48
for I can take, and Pistols cocke is vp, For I can take, and Pistol's cock is up,H5 II.i.49
and flashing fire will follow. And flashing fire will follow.H5 II.i.50
O Braggard vile, and damned furious wight, O braggart vile, and damned furious wight!H5 II.i.57
The Graue doth gape, and doting death is neere, The grave doth gape, and doting death is near:H5 II.i.58
Therefore exhale. Therefore exhale!H5 II.i.59
An oath of mickle might, and fury shall abate. An oath of mickle might, and fury shall abate.H5 II.i.63
Giue me thy fist, thy fore-foote to me giue: Give me thy fist, thy forefoot to me give;H5 II.i.64
spirites are most tall. Thy spirits are most tall.H5 II.i.65
Couple a gorge, Couple a gorge!H5 II.i.68
that is the word. I defie thee againe. That is the word. I thee defy again!H5 II.i.69
O hound of Creet, think'st thou my spouse to get? O hound of Crete, think'st thou my spouse to get?H5 II.i.70
No, to the spittle goe, No, to the spital go,H5 II.i.71
and from the Poudring tub of infamy, And from the powdering tub of infamyH5 II.i.72
fetch forth the Lazar Kite of Cressids kinde, Fetch forth the lazar kite of Cressid's kind,H5 II.i.73
Doll Teare-sheete, she by name, and her espouse. Doll Tearsheet she by name, and her espouse.H5 II.i.74
I haue, and I will hold the Quondam Quickely I have, and I will hold, the quondam QuicklyH5 II.i.75
for the onely shee: and Pauca, there's enough For the only she; and – pauca, there's enough.H5 II.i.76
to go to. Go to!H5 II.i.77
Let floods ore-swell, and fiends for food howle on. Let floods o'erswell, and fiends for food howl on!H5 II.i.89
Base is the Slaue that payes. Base is the slave that pays!H5 II.i.92
As manhood shal compound: push home. As manhood shall compound. Push home!H5 II.i.94
Sword is an Oath, & Oaths must haue their course Sword is an oath, and oaths must have their course.H5 II.i.97
A Noble shalt thou haue, and present pay, A noble shalt thou have, and present pay;H5 II.i.102
and Liquor likewise will I giue to thee, And liquor likewise will I give to thee,H5 II.i.103
and friendshippe shall combyne, and brotherhood. And friendship shall combine, and brotherhood.H5 II.i.104
Ile liue by Nymme, & Nymme shall liue by me, I'll live by Nym, and Nym shall live by me.H5 II.i.105
is not this iust? For I shal Sutler be Is not this just? For I shall sutler beH5 II.i.106
vnto the Campe, and profits will accrue. Unto the camp, and profits will accrue.H5 II.i.107
Giue mee thy hand. Give me thy hand.H5 II.i.108
In cash, most iustly payd. In cash most justly paid.H5 II.i.110
Nym, thou hast spoke the right, Nym, thou hast spoke the right;H5 II.i.118
his heart is fracted and corroborate. His heart is fracted and corroborate.H5 II.i.119
Let vs condole the Knight, for (Lambekins) we will liue. Let us condole the knight; for, lambkins, we will live.H5 II.i.122
No: for my manly heart doth erne. No, for my manly heart doth earn.H5 II.iii.3
Bardolph, be blythe: Nim, rowse thy vaunting Veines: Bardolph, be blithe! Nym, rouse thy vaunting veins!H5 II.iii.4
Boy, brissle thy Courage vp: for Falstaffe hee is dead, Boy, bristle thy courage up! For Falstaff, he is dead,H5 II.iii.5
and wee must erne therefore. And we must earn therefor.H5 II.iii.6
Come, let's away. My Loue, giue me thy Lippes: Come, let's away. My love, give me thy lips.H5 II.iii.44
Looke to my Chattels, and my Moueables: Look to my chattels and my movables.H5 II.iii.45
Let Sences rule: The world is, Pitch and pay: Let senses rule. The word is ‘ Pitch and pay!’H5 II.iii.46
trust none: Trust none;H5 II.iii.47
for Oathes are Strawes, mens Faiths are Wafer-Cakes, For oaths are straws, men's faiths are wafer-cakes,H5 II.iii.48
and hold-fast is the onely Dogge: My Ducke, And Holdfast is the only dog, my duck.H5 II.iii.49
therefore Caueto bee thy Counsailor. Therefore, Caveto be thy counsellor.H5 II.iii.50
Goe, cleare thy Chrystalls. Yoke-fellowes in Armes, Go, clear thy crystals. Yoke-fellows in arms,H5 II.iii.51
let vs to France, like Horse-leeches my Boyes, Let us to France, like horse-leeches, my boys,H5 II.iii.52
to sucke, to sucke, the very blood to sucke. To suck, to suck, the very blood to suck!H5 II.iii.53
Touch her soft mouth, and march. Touch her soft mouth, and march.H5 II.iii.55
Let Huswiferie appeare: keepe close, I thee command. Let housewifery appear. Keep close, I thee command.H5 II.iii.58
The plaine-Song is most iust: for humors doe abound: The plainsong is most just; for humours do abound.H5 III.ii.6
Knocks goe and come: Gods Vassals drop and dye: Knocks go and come; God's vassals drop and die;H5 III.ii.7
and Sword and Shield, And sword and shield,H5 III.ii.8
in bloody Field, In bloody field,H5 III.ii.9
doth winne immortall fame. Doth win immortal fame.H5 III.ii.10
And I: And I:H5 III.ii.13
If wishes would preuayle with me, If wishes would prevail with me,H5 III.ii.14
my purpose should not fayle with me; My purpose should not fail with me,H5 III.ii.15
but thither would I high. But thither would I hie.H5 III.ii.16
Be mercifull great Duke to men of Mould: Be merciful, great Duke, to men of mould!H5 III.ii.22
abate thy Rage, abate thy manly Rage; Abate thy rage, abate thy manly rage,H5 III.ii.23
abate thy Rage, great Duke. Abate thy rage, great Duke!H5 III.ii.24
Good Bawcock bate thy Rage: vse lenitie sweet Chuck. Good bawcock, bate thy rage! Use lenity, sweet chuck!H5 III.ii.25
Captaine, I thee beseech to doe me fauours: Captain, I thee beseech to do me favours.H5 III.vi.20
the Duke of Exeter doth loue thee well. The Duke of Exeter doth love thee well.H5 III.vi.21
Bardolph, a Souldier firme and sound of heart, Bardolph, a soldier firm and sound of heart,H5 III.vi.24
and of buxome valour, hath by cruell Fate, And of buxom valour, hath, by cruel fate,H5 III.vi.25
and giddie Fortunes furious fickle Wheele, And giddy Fortune's furious fickle wheel,H5 III.vi.26
that Goddesse blind, That goddess blind,H5 III.vi.27
that stands vpon the rolling restlesse Stone. That stands upon the rolling restless stone – H5 III.vi.28
Fortune is Bardolphs foe, and frownes on him: Fortune is Bardolph's foe, and frowns on him;H5 III.vi.38
for he hath stolne a Pax, and hanged must a be: For he hath stolen a pax, and hanged must 'a be – H5 III.vi.39
a damned death: A damned death!H5 III.vi.40
let Gallowes gape for Dogge, let Man goe free, Let gallows gape for dog; let man go free,H5 III.vi.41
and let not Hempe his Wind-pipe suffocate: And let not hemp his windpipe suffocate.H5 III.vi.42
but Exeter hath giuen the doome of death, But Exeter hath given the doom of deathH5 III.vi.43
for Pax of little price. For pax of little price.H5 III.vi.44
Therefore goe speake, the Duke will heare thy voyce; Therefore go speak – the Duke will hear thy voice;H5 III.vi.45
and let not Bardolphs vitall thred bee cut And let not Bardolph's vital thread be cutH5 III.vi.46
with edge of Penny-Cord, and vile reproach. With edge of penny cord and vile reproach.H5 III.vi.47
Speake Captaine for his Life, and I will thee requite. Speak, Captain, for his life, and I will thee requite.H5 III.vi.48
Why then reioyce therefore. Why then, rejoice therefor!H5 III.vi.51
Dye, and be dam'd, and Figo for thy friendship. Die and be damned! and figo for thy friendship.H5 III.vi.56
The Figge of Spaine.The fig of Spain!H5 III.vi.58
Che vous la?Qui va là?H5 IV.i.35
Discusse vnto me, art thou Officer, Discuss unto me, art thou officer,H5 IV.i.37
or art thou base, common, and popular?Or art thou base, common, and popular?H5 IV.i.38
Trayl'st thou the puissant Pyke?Trail'st thou the puissant pike?H5 IV.i.40
As good a Gentleman as the Emperor.As good a gentleman as the Emperor.H5 IV.i.42
The King's a Bawcock, and a Heart of Gold, The King's a bawcock, and a heart of gold,H5 IV.i.44
a Lad of Life, an Impe of Fame, A lad of life, an imp of fame;H5 IV.i.45
of Parents good, of Fist most valiant: Of parents good, of fist most valiant.H5 IV.i.46
I kisse his durtie shooe, and from heartstring I kiss his dirty shoe, and from heartstringH5 IV.i.47
I loue the louely Bully. What is thy Name?I love the lovely bully. What is thy name?H5 IV.i.48
Le Roy? a Cornish Name: art thou of Cornish Crew?Le Roy? A Cornish name. Art thou of Cornish crew?H5 IV.i.50
Know'st thou Fluellen?Know'st thou Fluellen?H5 IV.i.52
Tell him Ile knock his Leeke about his Pate Tell him I'll knock his leek about his pateH5 IV.i.54
vpon S. Dauies day.Upon Saint Davy's day.H5 IV.i.55
Art thou his friend?Art thou his friend?H5 IV.i.58
The Figo for thee then.The figo for thee then!H5 IV.i.60
My name is Pistol call'd. My name is Pistol called.H5 IV.i.62
Yeeld Curre.Yield, cur!H5 IV.iv.1
Qualtitie calmie custure me. Calitie!Calen o custure me!H5 IV.iv.4
Art thou a Gentleman? What is thy Name? discusse.Art thou a gentleman? What is thy name? Discuss.H5 IV.iv.5
O Signieur Dewe should be a Gentleman: O Signieur Dew should be a gentleman:H5 IV.iv.7
perpend my words O Signieur Dewe, and marke: Perpend my words, O Signieur Dew, and mark.H5 IV.iv.8
O Signieur Dewe, thou dyest on point of Fox, O Signieur Dew, thou diest on point of fox,H5 IV.iv.9
except O Signieur thou doe giue to me Except, O signieur, thou do give to meH5 IV.iv.10
egregious Ransome.Egregious ransom.H5 IV.iv.11
Moy shall not serue, I will haue fortie Moyes: Moy shall not serve: I will have forty moys,H5 IV.iv.14
for I will fetch thy rymme out at thy Throat, Or I will fetch thy rim out at thy throatH5 IV.iv.15
in droppes of Crimson blood.In drops of crimson blood!H5 IV.iv.16
Brasse, Curre? Brass, cur?H5 IV.iv.19
thou damned and luxurious Mountaine Goat, Thou damned and luxurious mountain goat,H5 IV.iv.20
offer'st me Brasse?Offer'st me brass?H5 IV.iv.21
Say'st thou me so? is that a Tonne of Moyes?Say'st thou me so? Is that a ton of moys?H5 IV.iv.23
Come hither boy, aske me this slaue in French Come hither, boy: ask me this slave in FrenchH5 IV.iv.24
what is his Name.What is his name.H5 IV.iv.25
M. Fer: Ile fer him, and firke him, and ferret Master Fer! I'll fer him, and firk him, and ferretH5 IV.iv.29
him: discusse the same in French vnto him.him. Discuss the same in French unto him.H5 IV.iv.30
Bid him prepare, for I will cut his throat.Bid him prepare, for I will cut his throat.H5 IV.iv.32
Owy, cuppele gorge permafoy Owy, cuppele gorge, permafoy,H5 IV.iv.37
pesant, vnlesse thou giue me Crownes, braue Crownes; Peasant, unless thou give me crowns, brave crowns;H5 IV.iv.38
or mangled shalt thou be by this my Sword.Or mangled shalt thou be by this my sword.H5 IV.iv.39
What are his words?What are his words?H5 IV.iv.43
Tell him my fury shall abate, and I Tell him my fury shall abate, and IH5 IV.iv.47
the Crownes will take.The crowns will take.H5 IV.iv.48
Expound vnto me boy.Expound unto me, boy.H5 IV.iv.58
As I sucke blood, I will some mercy shew. As I suck blood, I will some mercy show.H5 IV.iv.63
Follow mee.Follow me!H5 IV.iv.64
Ha, art thou bedlam? doest thou thirst, base Troian, Ha, art thou bedlam? Dost thou thirst, base Troyan,H5 V.i.18
to haue me fold vp Parcas fatall Web? To have me fold up Parca's fatal web?H5 V.i.19
Hence; I am qualmish at the smell of Leeke.Hence! I am qualmish at the smell of leek.H5 V.i.20
Not for Cadwallader and all his Goats.Not for Cadwallader and all his goats!H5 V.i.27
Base Troian, thou shalt dye.Base Troyan, thou shalt die!H5 V.i.30
Must I bite.Must I bite?H5 V.i.41
By this Leeke, I will most horribly reuenge I eate By this leek, I will most horribly revenge – I eatH5 V.i.44
and eate I sweare.and eat, I swear – H5 V.i.45
Quiet thy Cudgell, thou dost see I eate.Quiet thy cudgel, thou dost see I eat.H5 V.i.49
Good.Good!H5 V.i.54
Me a groat?Me a groat?H5 V.i.57
I take thy groat in earnest of reuenge.I take thy groat in earnest of revenge.H5 V.i.60
All hell shall stirre for this.All hell shall stir for this!H5 V.i.65
Doeth fortune play the huswife with me now?Doth Fortune play the housewife with me now?H5 V.i.76
Newes haue I that my Doll is dead i'th Spittle News have I that my Doll is dead i'th' spitalH5 V.i.77
of a malady of France, Of malady of France,H5 V.i.78
and there my rendeuous is quite cut off:And there my rendezvous is quite cut off.H5 V.i.79
Old I do waxe, and from my wearie limbes Old I do wax, and from my weary limbsH5 V.i.80
honour is Cudgeld. Well, Baud Ile turne, Honour is cudgelled. Well, bawd I'll turn,H5 V.i.81
and something leane to Cut-purse of quicke hand: And something lean to cutpurse of quick hand.H5 V.i.82
To England will I steale, and there Ile steale:To England will I steal, and there I'll – steal;H5 V.i.83
And patches will I get vnto these cudgeld scarres,And patches will I get unto these cudgelled scars,H5 V.i.84
And swore I got them in the Gallia warres. And swear I got them in the Gallia wars.H5 V.i.85
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