The Two Gentlemen of Verona


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Enter Eglamour
gild (v.), past forms gilt, gilded 2 bring colour to, brighten, illuminate


EGLAMOUR

The sun begins to gild the western sky,

And now it is about the very hour

That Silvia at Friar Patrick's cell should meet me.

She will not fail, for lovers break not hours

Unless it be to come before their time,

So much they spur their expedition.
expedition (n.) 1 haste, speedy action, prompt dispatch

Enter Silvia

See where she comes. Lady, a happy evening!


SILVIA

Amen, amen! Go on, good Eglamour,

Out at the postern by the abbey wall;
postern (n.) entrance, side gate, back door

I fear I am attended by some spies.
attend (v.) 4 accompany, follow closely, go with


EGLAMOUR

Fear not. The forest is not three leagues off;

If we recover that, we are sure enough.
recover (v.) 3 reach, get to, make
sure (adj.) 3 safe, secure, free from danger

Exeunt

 
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