As You Like It

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Enter Orlando.Enter Orlando AYL III.ii.1
Hang there my verse, in witnesse of my loue,Hang there, my verse, in witness of my love, AYL III.ii.1
And thou thrice crowned Queene of night surueyAnd thou, thrice-crowned queen of night, survey AYL III.ii.2
With thy chaste eye, from thy pale spheare aboueWith thy chaste eye, from thy pale sphere above, AYL III.ii.3
Thy Huntresse name, that my full life doth sway.Thy huntress' name that my full life doth sway.sway (v.)
control, rule, direct, govern
AYL III.ii.4
full (adj.)
whole, entire, complete
O Rosalind, these Trees shall be my Bookes,O Rosalind, these trees shall be my books AYL III.ii.5
And in their barkes my thoughts Ile charracter,And in their barks my thoughts I'll charactercharacter (v.)

old form: charracter
inscribe, engrave, write
AYL III.ii.6
That euerie eye, which in this Forrest lookes,That every eye which in this forest looks AYL III.ii.7
Shall see thy vertue witnest euery where.Shall see thy virtue witnessed everywhere. AYL III.ii.8
Run, run Orlando, carue on euery Tree,Run, run, Orlando, carve on every tree AYL III.ii.9
The faire, the chaste, and vnexpressiue shee. The fair, the chaste, and unexpressive she.she (n.)

old form: shee
lady, woman, girl
AYL III.ii.10
unexpressive (adj.)

old form: vnexpressiue
inexpressible, beyond words
ExitExit AYL III.ii.10
Enter Corin & Clowne.Enter Corin and Touchstone AYL III.ii.11
And how like you this shepherds life Mr Touchstone?And how like you this shepherd's life, Master AYL III.ii.11
Touchstone? AYL III.ii.12
Truely Shepheard, in respect of it selfe, it isTruly, shepherd, in respect of itself, it is AYL III.ii.13
a good life; but in respect that it is a shepheards life, ita good life; but in respect that it is a shepherd's life, it AYL III.ii.14
is naught. In respect that it is solitary, I like it verie well:is naught. In respect that it is solitary, I like it very well;naught, nought (adj.)
worthless, useless, of no value
AYL III.ii.15
but in respect that it is priuate, it is a very vild life. Nowbut in respect that it is private, it is a very vile life. Nowprivate (adj.)

old form: priuate
secluded, unfrequented, remote
AYL III.ii.16
in respect it is in the fields, it pleaseth mee well: but inin respect it is in the fields, it pleaseth me well; but in AYL III.ii.17
respect it is not in the Court, it is tedious. As it is a sparerespect it is not in the court, it is tedious. As it is a sparespare (adj.)
frugal, spartan, abstemious
AYL III.ii.18
life (looke you) it fits my humor well: but as there is nolife, look you, it fits my humour well; but as there is nofit (v.)
suit, befit, be suitable [for]
AYL III.ii.19
humour (n.)

old form: humor
mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
more plentie in it, it goes much against my stomacke.more plenty in it, it goes much against my stomach.stomach (n.)

old form: stomacke
wish, inclination, desire
AYL III.ii.20
Has't any Philosophie in thee shepheard?Hast any philosophy in thee, shepherd? AYL III.ii.21
No more, but that I know the more one sickens, theNo more but that I know the more one sickens, the AYL III.ii.22
worse at ease he is: and that hee that wants money,worse at ease he is, and that he that wants money,want (v.)
lack, need, be without
AYL III.ii.23
meanes, and content, is without three good frends. Thatmeans, and content is without three good friends; thatcontent (n.)
contentment, peace of mind
AYL III.ii.24
the propertie of raine is to wet, and fire to burne: That poodthe property of rain is to wet and fire to burn; that good AYL III.ii.25
pasture makes fat sheepe: and that a great cause of thepasture makes fat sheep; and that a great cause of the AYL III.ii.26
night, is lacke of the Sunne: That hee that hath learned no witnight is lack of the sun; that he that hath learned no witwit (n.)
intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
AYL III.ii.27
by Nature, nor Art, may complaine of good breeding, orby nature nor art may complain of good breeding, orcomplain (v.)

old form: complaine
lament, bewail, bemoan
AYL III.ii.28
breeding (n.)
raising, upbringing
comes of a very dull kindred.comes of a very dull kindred. AYL III.ii.29
Such a one is a naturall Philosopher: Was'tSuch a one is a natural philosopher. Wastnatural (n.)

old form: naturall
congenital idiot, half-wit, fool
AYL III.ii.30
euer in Court, Shepheard?ever in court, shepherd? AYL III.ii.31
No truly.No, truly. AYL III.ii.32
Then thou art damn'd.Then thou art damned. AYL III.ii.33
Nay, I hope.Nay, I hope. AYL III.ii.34
Truly thou art damn'd, like an ill roastedTruly thou art damned, like an ill-roastedill-roasted (adj.)

old form: ill roasted
badly cooked
AYL III.ii.35
Egge, all on one side.egg all on one side. AYL III.ii.36
For not being at Court? your reason.For not being at court? Your reason. AYL III.ii.37
Why, if thou neuer was't at Court, thouWhy, if thou never wast at court, thou AYL III.ii.38
neuer saw'st good manners: if thou neuer saw'st goodnever sawest good manners; if thou never sawest goodmanner (n.)
(plural) proper behaviour, good conduct, forms of politeness
AYL III.ii.39
maners, then thy manners must be wicked, and wickednesmanners, then thy manners must be wicked, and wickednessmanner (n.)
(plural) morals, character, way of behaving
AYL III.ii.40
is sin, and sinne is damnation: Thou art in a parlous is sin, and sin is damnation. Thou art in a parlousparlous (adj.)
perilous, dangerous, hazardous
AYL III.ii.41
state shepheard.state, shepherd. AYL III.ii.42
Not a whit Touchstone, those that are goodNot a whit, Touchstone. Those that are good AYL III.ii.43
maners at the Court, are as ridiculous in the Countrey,manners at the court are as ridiculous in the country AYL III.ii.44
as the behauiour of the Countrie is most mockeable at theas the behaviour of the country is most mockable at the AYL III.ii.45
Court. You told me, you salute not at the Court, but youcourt. You told me you salute not at the court but yousalute (v.)
greet, welcome, address
AYL III.ii.46
but (conj.)
unless, if ... not
kisse your hands; that courtesie would be vncleanlie ifkiss your hands; that courtesy would be uncleanly ifuncleanly (adj.)

old form: vncleanlie
unclean, dirty, filthy
AYL III.ii.47
Courtiers were shepheards.courtiers were shepherds. AYL III.ii.48
Instance, briefly: come, instance.Instance, briefly; come, instance.instance (n.)
illustration, example, case
AYL III.ii.49
Why we are still handling our Ewes, and their FelsWhy, we are still handling our ewes, and their fellsstill (adv.)
constantly, always, continually
AYL III.ii.50
fell (n.)

old form: Fels
you know are know are greasy. AYL III.ii.51
Why do not your Courtiers hands sweate?Why, do not your courtier's hands sweat? AYL III.ii.52
and is not the grease of a Mutton, as wholesome as the And is not the grease of a mutton as wholesome as themutton (n.)
AYL III.ii.53
sweat of a man? Shallow, shallow: A better instance I sweat of a man? Shallow, shallow. A better instance, Iinstance (n.)
illustration, example, case
AYL III.ii.54
say: Come.say; come. AYL III.ii.55
Besides, our hands are hard.Besides, our hands are hard. AYL III.ii.56
Your lips wil feele them the sooner. ShallowYour lips will feel them the sooner. Shallow, AYL III.ii.57
agen: a more sounder instance, come.again. A more sounder instance; come. AYL III.ii.58
And they are often tarr'd ouer, with the surgery ofAnd they are often tarred over with the surgery of AYL III.ii.59
our sheepe: and would you haue vs kisse Tarre? Theour sheep; and would you have us kiss tar? The AYL III.ii.60
Courtiers hands are perfum'd with Ciuet.courtier's hands are perfumed with civet.civet (n.)

old form: Ciuet
type of musky perfume [obtained form the civet cat]
AYL III.ii.61
Most shallow man: Thou wormes meate inMost shallow man! Thou worms' meat, in AYL III.ii.62
respect of a good peece of flesh indeed: learne of therespect of a good piece of flesh indeed! Learn of the AYL III.ii.63
wise and perpend: Ciuet is of a baser birth then Tarre, thewise and perpend: civet is of a baser birth than tar, theperpend (v.)
consider, ponder, reflect
AYL III.ii.64
base (adj.)
dishonourable, low, unworthy
verie vncleanly fluxe of a Cat. Mend the instance Shepheard.very uncleanly flux of a cat. Mend the instance, shepherd.flux (n.)

old form: fluxe
discharge, flow
AYL III.ii.65
uncleanly (adj.)

old form: vncleanly
unclean, dirty, filthy
cat (n.)
civet cat [source of some perfumes]
You haue too Courtly a wit, for me, Ile rest.You have too courtly a wit for me; I'll rest.wit (n.)
mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
AYL III.ii.66
Wilt thou rest damn'd? God helpe thee Wilt thou rest damned? God help thee, AYL III.ii.67
shallow man: God make incision in thee, thou art raw.shallow man! God make incision in thee, thou art raw!raw (adj.)
unrefined, unskilled, unpolished
AYL III.ii.68
Sir, I am a true Labourer, I earne that I eate: getSir, I am a true labourer: I earn that I eat, getget (v.)
work hard for
AYL III.ii.69
that I weare; owe no man hate, enuie no mans happinesse:that I wear, owe no man hate, envy no man's happiness,owe (v.)
have in store for, hold towards
AYL III.ii.70
glad of other mens good content with my harme: andglad of other men's good, content with my harm; andharm (n.)

old form: harme
misfortune, affliction, trouble
AYL III.ii.71
content (adj.)
contented, patient, accepting, undisturbed
the greatest of my pride, is to see my Ewes graze, & mythe greatest of my pride is to see my ewes graze and my AYL III.ii.72
Lambes sucke.lambs suck. AYL III.ii.73
That is another simple sinne in you, to bringThat is another simple sin in you, to bring AYL III.ii.74
the Ewes and the Rammes together, and to offer to get yourthe ewes and the rams together and to offer to get your AYL III.ii.75
liuing, by the copulation of Cattle, to be bawd to a Belweather,living by the copulation of cattle; to be bawd to a bell-wether,bawd (n.)
pimp, procurer, pander, go-between
AYL III.ii.76
bell-wether (n.)

old form: Belweather
leading sheep of a flock [wearing a bell]; cuckold [of a ram, because horned]
and to betray a shee-Lambe of a tweluemonth to aand to betray a she-lamb of a twelvemonth to a AYL III.ii.77
crooked-pated olde Cuckoldly Ramme, out of all reasonablecrooked-pated, old, cuckoldly ram, out of all reasonablecuckoldly (adj.)
[term of abuse] with the character of a cuckold
AYL III.ii.78
crooked-pated (adj.)
with a twisted head, with a deformed skull
match. If thou bee'st not damn'd for this, the diuellmatch. If thou beest not damned for this, the devil AYL III.ii.79
himselfe will haue no shepherds, I cannot see else howhimself will have no shepherds. I cannot see else how AYL III.ii.80
thou shouldst scape.thou shouldst 'scape.scape, 'scape (v.)
escape, avoid
AYL III.ii.81
Heere comes yong Mr Ganimed, my newHere comes young Master Ganymede, my new AYL III.ii.82
Mistrisses Brother. mistress's brother. AYL III.ii.83
Enter Rosalind.Enter Rosalind AYL III.ii.84.1
(reads) AYL III.ii.84.2
From the east to westerne Inde,From the east to western Ind,Ind (n.)
[pron: ind] the East Indies, thought of as a region of great wealth
AYL III.ii.84
no iewel is like Rosalinde,No jewel is like Rosalind. AYL III.ii.85
Hir worth being mounted on the winde,Her worth being mounted on the wind AYL III.ii.86
through all the world beares Rosalinde.Through all the world bears Rosalind. AYL III.ii.87
All the pictures fairest Linde,All the pictures fairest linedline (v.)

old form: Linde
draw, sketch, delineate
AYL III.ii.88
are but blacke to Rosalinde:Are but black to Rosalind. AYL III.ii.89
Let no face bee kept in mind,Let no face be kept in mind AYL III.ii.90
but the faire of Rosalinde.But the fair of Rosalind.fair (n.)
fair face, beauty
AYL III.ii.91
Ile rime you so, eight yeares together;I'll rhyme you so eight years together, AYL III.ii.92
dinners, and suppers, and sleeping hours excepted: it isdinners and suppers and sleeping-hours excepted: it is AYL III.ii.93
the right Butter-womens ranke to Market.the right butter-women's rank to market.right (adj.)
typical, true, classic
AYL III.ii.94
rank (n.)

old form: ranke
way of moving, progress
butter-woman (n.)
[woman who deals in butter, dairy-maid] chatterer, gabbler
Out Foole.Out, fool! AYL III.ii.95
For a taste.For a taste: AYL III.ii.96
If a Hart doe lacke a Hinde,If a hart do lack a hind, AYL III.ii.97
Let him seeke out Rosalinde:Let him seek out Rosalind. AYL III.ii.98
If the Cat will after kinde,If the cat will after kind,kind (n.)

old form: kinde
nature, reality, character, disposition
AYL III.ii.99
so be sure will Rosalinde:So be sure will Rosalind. AYL III.ii.100
Wintred garments must be linde,Wintered garments must be lined,wintered (adj.)

old form: Wintred
worn in winter
AYL III.ii.101
line (v.)

old form: linde
be given a lining
so must slender Rosalinde:So must slender Rosalind. AYL III.ii.102
They that reap must sheafe and binde,They that reap must sheaf and bind, AYL III.ii.103
then to cart with Rosalinde.Then to cart with Rosalind.cart (v.)
drive around in a cart [usual punishment for a prostitute]
AYL III.ii.104
Sweetest nut, hath sowrest rinde,Sweetest nut hath sourest rind, AYL III.ii.105
such a nut is Rosalinde.Such a nut is Rosalind. AYL III.ii.106
He that sweetest rose will finde,He that sweetest rose will find, AYL III.ii.107
must finde Loues pricke, & Rosalinde.Must find love's prick and Rosalind. AYL III.ii.108
This is the verie false gallop of Verses, why doe you infect This is the very false gallop of verses. Why do you infectfalse (adj.)
sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
AYL III.ii.109
your selfe with them?yourself with them? AYL III.ii.110
Peace you dull foole, I found them on a tree.Peace, you dull fool, I found them on a tree. AYL III.ii.111
Truely the tree yeelds bad fruite.Truly, the tree yields bad fruit. AYL III.ii.112
Ile graffe it with you, and then I shall graffeI'll graff it with you, and then I shall graffgraff (v.)

old form: graffe
AYL III.ii.113
it with a Medler: then it will be the earliest fruitit with a medlar; then it will be the earliest fruitmedlar (n.)

old form: Medler
apple-like fruit eaten when its flesh has begun to decay [also: pun on ‘meddler’]
AYL III.ii.114
i'th country: for you'l be rotten ere you bee halfe ripe,i'th' country: for you'll be rotten ere you be half ripe, AYL III.ii.115
and that's the right vertue of the Medler.and that's the right virtue of the medlar. AYL III.ii.116
You haue said: but whether wisely or no,You have said; but whether wisely or no, AYL III.ii.117
let the Forrest iudge.let the forest judge. AYL III.ii.118
Enter Celia with a writing.Enter Celia with a writing AYL III.ii.119
Peace, here comes my sister reading, standPeace, here comes my sister, reading. Stand AYL III.ii.119
aside.aside. AYL III.ii.120
Cel. CELIA  
(reads) AYL III.ii.121
Why should this Desert bee,Why should this a desert be? AYL III.ii.121
for it is vnpeopled? Noe:For it is unpeopled? No, AYL III.ii.122
Tonges Ile hang on euerie tree,Tongues I'll hang on every tree, AYL III.ii.123
that shall ciuill sayings shoe.That shall civil sayings show.saying (n.)
maxim, reflection, precept
AYL III.ii.124
civil (adj.)

old form: ciuill
civilized, cultured, refined
Some, how briefe the Life of manSome, how brief the life of man AYL III.ii.125
runs his erring pilgrimage,Runs his erring pilgrimage,erring (adj.)
straying, wandering, drifting
AYL III.ii.126
That the stretching of a span,That the stretching of a spanspan (n.)
hand breadth [from tip of thumb to tip of little finger, when the hand is extended]
AYL III.ii.127
buckles in his summe of age.Buckles in his sum of age;buckle in (v.)
enclose, limit, circumscribe
AYL III.ii.128
Some of violated vowes,Some, of violated vows AYL III.ii.129
twixt the soules of friend, and friend:'Twixt the souls of friend and friend; AYL III.ii.130
But vpon the fairest bowes,But upon the fairest boughs, AYL III.ii.131
or at euerie sentence end;Or at every sentence end, AYL III.ii.132
Will I Rosalinda write,Will I ‘ Rosalinda ’ write, AYL III.ii.133
teaching all that reade, to knowTeaching all that read to know AYL III.ii.134
The quintessence of euerie sprite,The quintessence of every spritequintessence (n.)
purest form, most perfect manifestation
AYL III.ii.135
heauen would in little show.Heaven would in little show.little, in
on a small scale, in miniature
AYL III.ii.136
Therefore heauen Nature charg'd,Therefore Heaven Nature chargedcharge (v.)

old form: charg'd
order, command, enjoin
AYL III.ii.137
that one bodie shonld be fill'dThat one body should be filled AYL III.ii.138
With all Graces wide enlarg'd,With all graces wide-enlarged.wide-enlarged (adj.)

old form: wide enlarg'd
widespread; or: greatly endowed
AYL III.ii.139
nature presently distill'dNature presently distilledpresently (adv.)
immediately, instantly, at once
AYL III.ii.140
Helens cheeke, but not his heart,Helen's cheek, but not her heart,Helen (n.)
woman renowned for her beauty, whose abduction from the Greeks by Paris of Troy caused the Trojan War
AYL III.ii.141
Cleopatra's Maiestie:Cleopatra's majesty,Cleopatra (n.)
Egyptian queen in 1st-c BC
AYL III.ii.142
Attalanta's better part,Atalanta's better part,Atalanta (n.)
fleet-footed huntress who swore only to marry the suitor who could outrace her; those she defeated, she killed
AYL III.ii.143
sad Lucrecia's Modestie.Sad Lucretia's modesty.sad (adj.)
serious, grave, solemn
AYL III.ii.144
Lucrece, Lucretia (n.)
[lu'krees] legendary Roman heroine, 6th-c BC, who killed herself after being raped by Tarquin
Thus Rosalinde of manie parts,Thus Rosalind of many parts AYL III.ii.145
by Heauenly Synode was deuis'd,By heavenly synod was devised,synod (n.)

old form: Synode
assembly, council, gathering
AYL III.ii.146
Of manie faces, eyes, and hearts,Of many faces, eyes, and hearts, AYL III.ii.147
to haue the touches deerest pris'd.To have the touches dearest prized.touch (n.)
trait, quality, feature
AYL III.ii.148
Heauen would that shee these gifts should haue,Heaven would that she these gifts should have, AYL III.ii.149
and I to liue and die her slaue.And I to live and die her slave. AYL III.ii.150
O most gentle Iupiter, what tedious homilie ofO most gentle Jupiter, what tedious homily ofgentle (adj.)
well-born, honourable, noble
AYL III.ii.151
Jupiter, Jove (n.)
Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of Juno
Loue haue you wearied your parishioners withall, andlove have you wearied your parishioners withal, and AYL III.ii.152
neuer cri'de, haue patience good people.never cried ‘ Have patience, good people!’ AYL III.ii.153
How now backe friends: Shepheard, go off a little:How now? Back, friends. – Shepherd, go off a little. AYL III.ii.154
go with him sirrah. – Go with him, sirrah.sirrah (n.)
sir [commanding, insulting, or familiar, depending on context]
AYL III.ii.155
Come Shepheard, let vs make an honorableCome, shepherd, let us make an honourable AYL III.ii.156
retreit, though not with bagge and baggage, yet withretreat, though not with bag and baggage, yet with AYL III.ii.157
scrip and scrippage. scrip and scrippage.scrippage (n.)
contents of a scrip [an invented word to parallel ‘baggage’]
AYL III.ii.158
scrip (n.)
bag, pouch, wallet
Exit.Exit Touchstone, with Corin AYL III.ii.158
Didst thou heare these verses?Didst thou hear these verses? AYL III.ii.159
O yes, I heard them all, and more too, for O, yes, I heard them all, and more too, for AYL III.ii.160
some of them had in them more feete then the Versessome of them had in them more feet than the verses AYL III.ii.161
would beare.would bear.bear (v.), past forms bore, borne

old form: beare
tolerate, endure, put up with
AYL III.ii.162
That's no matter: the feet might beare ye verses.That's no matter: the feet might bear the verses. AYL III.ii.163
I, but the feet were lame, and could not beareAy, but the feet were lame, and could not bear AYL III.ii.164
themselues without the verse, and therefore stood lamelythemselves without the verse, and therefore stood lamely AYL III.ii.165
in the the verse. AYL III.ii.166
But didst thou heare without wondering, how thyBut didst thou hear without wondering how thy AYL III.ii.167
name should be hang'd and carued vpon these trees?name should be hanged and carved upon these trees? AYL III.ii.168
I was seuen of the nine daies out of the wonder,I was seven of the nine days out of the wonder AYL III.ii.169
before you came: for looke heere what I found on a Palme tree;before you came; for look here what I found on a palm-tree. AYL III.ii.170
I was neuer so berimd since Pythagoras timeI was never so berhymed since Pythagoras' timePythagoras (n.)
[pron: piy'thagoras] Greek philosopher and mathematician, 6th-c BC
AYL III.ii.171
berhyme, be-rime (v.)

old form: berimd
celebrate in rhyme, put into rhyme
that I was an Irish Rat, which I can hardly remember.that I was an Irish rat, which I can hardly remember.that (conj.)
AYL III.ii.172
Tro you, who hath done this?Trow you who hath done this?trow (v.)

old form: Tro
know, guess, imagine
AYL III.ii.173
Is it a man?Is it a man? AYL III.ii.174
And a chaine that you once wore about his neck:And a chain that you once wore about his neck! AYL III.ii.175
change you colour?Change you colour? AYL III.ii.176
I pre'thee who?I prithee, who? AYL III.ii.177
O Lord, Lord, it is a hard matter for friends toO Lord, Lord, it is a hard matter for friends to AYL III.ii.178
meete; but Mountaines may bee remoou'd with Earth-quakes,meet; but mountains may be removed with earthquakes AYL III.ii.179
and so encounter.and so encounter. AYL III.ii.180
Nay, but who is it?Nay, but who is it? AYL III.ii.181
Is it possible?Is it possible? AYL III.ii.182
Nay, I pre'thee now, with most petitionaryNay, I prithee now with most petitionarypetitionary (adj.)
imploring, suppliant, entreating
AYL III.ii.183
vehemence, tell me who it is.vehemence, tell me who it is. AYL III.ii.184
O wonderfull, wonderfull, and most wonderfullO wonderful, wonderful, and most wonderful AYL III.ii.185
wonderfull, and yet againe wonderful, and after that out ofwonderful, and yet again wonderful, and after that out of AYL III.ii.186
all hooping.all whooping!whooping (n.)

old form: hooping
exclaiming, excited shouting
AYL III.ii.187
Good my complection, dost thou thinkGood my complexion! Dost thou think,good my complexion
pardon my blushes
AYL III.ii.188
though I am caparison'd like a man, I haue a doubletthough I am caparisoned like a man, I have a doubletdoublet
man's close-fitting jacket with short skirt
AYL III.ii.189
caparisoned (adj.)

old form: caparison'd
dressed, decked out, arrayed
and hose in my disposition? One inch of delay more, is aand hose in my disposition? One inch of delay more is ahose (n.)
[pair of] breeches
AYL III.ii.190
disposition (n.)
composure, state of mind, temperament
South-sea of discouerie. I pre'thee tell me, who is itSouth Sea of discovery. I prithee tell me who is itSouth Sea
South Seas, seen as a distant and unknown location
AYL III.ii.191
discovery (n.)

old form: discouerie
exploration, travel
quickely, and speake apace: I would thou couldst stammer,quickly, and speak apace. I would thou couldst stammer,apace (adv.)
quickly, speedily, at a great rate
AYL III.ii.192
that thou might'st powre this conceal'd man out of thythat thou mightst pour this concealed man out of thy AYL III.ii.193
mouth, as Wine comes out of a narrow-mouth'd bottle:mouth as wine comes out of a narrow-mouthed bottle: AYL III.ii.194
either too much at once, or none at all. I pre'thee takeeither too much at once, or none at all. I prithee, take AYL III.ii.195
the Corke out of thy mouth, that I may drinke thy tydings.the cork out of thy mouth that I may drink thy tidings. AYL III.ii.196
So you may put a man in your belly.So you may put a man in your belly. AYL III.ii.197
Is he of Gods making? What manner ofIs he of God's making? What manner of AYL III.ii.198
man? Is his head worth a hat? Or his chin worth aman? Is his head worth a hat? Or his chin worth a AYL III.ii.199
beard?beard? AYL III.ii.200
Nay, he hath but a little beard.Nay, he hath but a little beard. AYL III.ii.201
Why God will send more, if the man will beeWhy, God will send more, if the man will be AYL III.ii.202
thankful: let me stay the growth of his beard, if thouthankful. Let me stay the growth of his beard, if thou AYL III.ii.203
delay me not the knowledge of his chin.delay me not the knowledge of his chin. AYL III.ii.204
It is yong Orlando, that tript vp the WrastlersIt is young Orlando, that tripped up the wrestler's AYL III.ii.205
heeles, and your heart, both in an instant.heels and your heart, both in an instant. AYL III.ii.206
Nay, but the diuell take mocking: speake saddeNay, but the devil take mocking; speak sadsad (adj.)

old form: sadde
serious, grave, solemn
AYL III.ii.207
brow, and true maid.brow and true maid.maid (n.)
virgin, unmarried woman
AYL III.ii.208
true (adj.)
honourable, virtuous, sincere
brow (n.)
appearance, aspect, countenance
I'faith (Coz) tis he.I'faith, coz, 'tis he. AYL III.ii.209
Orlando?Orlando? AYL III.ii.210
Orlando.Orlando. AYL III.ii.211
Alas the day, what shall I do with my doubletAlas the day, what shall I do with my doubletdoublet
man's close-fitting jacket with short skirt
AYL III.ii.212
& hose? What did he when thou saw'st him? What and hose? What did he when thou sawest him? Whathose (n.)
[pair of] breeches
AYL III.ii.213
sayde he? How look'd he? Wherein went he? Whatsaid he? How looked he? Wherein went he? What AYL III.ii.214
makes hee heere? Did he aske for me? Where remaines he ?makes he here? Did he ask for me? Where remains he?make (v.)
do, have to do
AYL III.ii.215
remain (v.)

old form: remaines
dwell, live, reside
How parted he with thee ? And when shalt thou seeHow parted he with thee? And when shalt thou seepart (v.)
depart [from], leave, quit
AYL III.ii.216
him againe? Answer me in one word.him again? Answer me in one word. AYL III.ii.217
You must borrow me Gargantuas mouth first:You must borrow me Gargantua's mouth first:Gargantua (n.)
large-mouthed voracious giant of N France, as described by Rabelais
AYL III.ii.218
'tis a Word too great for any mouth of this Ages size,'tis a word too great for any mouth of this age's size. AYL III.ii.219
to say I and no, to these particulars, is more then toTo say ‘ ay ’ and ‘ no ’ to these particulars is more than to AYL III.ii.220
answer in a Catechisme.answer in a catechism. AYL III.ii.221
But doth he know that I am in this Forrest, andBut doth he know that I am in this forest and AYL III.ii.222
in mans apparrell? Looks he as freshly, as he did thein man's apparel? Looks he as freshly as he did theapparel (n.)

old form: apparrell
clothes, clothing, dress
AYL III.ii.223
day he Wrastled?day he wrestled? AYL III.ii.224
It is as easie to count Atomies as to resolue theIt is as easy to count atomies as to resolve theresolve (v.)

old form: resolue
answer, respond to
AYL III.ii.225
atomy (n.)
atom, mote, speck
propositions of a Louer: but take a taste of my findingpropositions of a lover; but take a taste of my findingproposition (n.)
question, problem
AYL III.ii.226
him, and rellish it with good obseruance. I found himhim, and relish it with good observance. I found himobservance (n.)

old form: obseruance
proper attention, attentiveness, heed
AYL III.ii.227
relish (v.)

old form: rellish
have a flavour [of], taste, savour
vnder a tree like a drop'd Acorne.under a tree like a dropped acorn. AYL III.ii.228
It may vvel be cal'd Ioues tree, when itIt may well be called Jove's tree, when itJove (n.)
[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme god
AYL III.ii.229
droppes forth fruite.drops such fruit. AYL III.ii.230
Giue me audience, good Madam.Give me audience, good madam.audience (n.)
hearing, attention, reception
AYL III.ii.231
Proceed.Proceed. AYL III.ii.232
There lay hee stretch'd along like a WoundedThere lay he, stretched along like a wounded AYL III.ii.233
knight.knight. AYL III.ii.234
Though it be pittie to see such a sight, it wellThough it be pity to see such a sight, it well AYL III.ii.235
becomes the ground.becomes the ground.become (v.)
grace, honour, dignify
AYL III.ii.236
Cry holla, to the tongue, I prethee: it curuettesCry ‘ holla ’ to thy tongue, I prithee; it curvetsholla (int.)
whoa, stop [to a horse]
AYL III.ii.237
curvet (v.)

old form: curuettes
[of a horse] leap about, act friskily, prance
vnseasonably. He was furnish'd like a Hunter.unseasonably. He was furnished like a hunter.furnish (v.)

old form: furnish'd
dress, clothe, equip, fit out
AYL III.ii.238
O ominous, he comes to kill my Hart.O ominous! He comes to kill my heart. AYL III.ii.239
I would sing my song without a burthen, thouI would sing my song without a burden. Thouburden, burthen (n.)
refrain, chorus
AYL III.ii.240
bring'st me out of tune.bringest me out of tune. AYL III.ii.241
Do you not know I am a woman, when IDo you not know I am a woman? When I AYL III.ii.242
thinke, I must speake: sweet, say on.think, I must speak. Sweet, say on. AYL III.ii.243
Enter Orlando & Iaques.Enter Orlando and Jaques AYL III.ii.244.1
You bring me out. Soft, comes he not heere?You bring me out. Soft, comes he not here?out (adv.)
at a loss, put out, nonplussed; unable to remember one's lines
AYL III.ii.244
soft (int.)
[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quiet
'Tis he, slinke by, and note him.'Tis he. Slink by, and note him.note (v.)
observe, pay attention [to], take special note [of]
AYL III.ii.245
Celia and Rosalind stand back AYL III.ii.246
I thanke you for your company, but good faithI thank you for your company, but, good faith, AYL III.ii.246
I had as liefe haue beene my selfe alone.I had as lief have been myself alone.lief, had as

old form: liefe
should like just as much
AYL III.ii.247
And so had I: but yet for fashion sake / I thankeAnd so had I; but yet, for fashion sake, I thankfashion (n.)
conventional behaviour, conformity, customary use
AYL III.ii.248
you too, for your too for your society.society (n.)

old form: societie
companionship, fellowship, association
AYL III.ii.249
God buy you, let's meet as little as we can.God buy you, let's meet as little as we can. AYL III.ii.250
I do desire we may be better strangers.I do desire we may be better strangers. AYL III.ii.251
I pray you marre no more trees vvith Writing / Loue-songsI pray you, mar no more trees with writing love-songs AYL III.ii.252
in their their barks. AYL III.ii.253
I pray you marre no moe of my verses withI pray you, mar no moe of my verses withmo, moe (adj.)
more [in number]
AYL III.ii.254
reading them ill-fauouredly.reading them ill-favouredly.ill-favouredly (adv.)

old form: ill-fauouredly
badly, unpleasingly, offensively
AYL III.ii.255
Rosalinde is your loues name?Rosalind is your love's name? AYL III.ii.256
Yes, Iust.Yes, just.just (adv.)

old form: Iust
quite so, correct
AYL III.ii.257
I do not like her name.I do not like her name. AYL III.ii.258
There was no thought of pleasing you when There was no thought of pleasing you when AYL III.ii.259
she was christen'd.she was christened. AYL III.ii.260
What stature is she of?What stature is she of? AYL III.ii.261
Iust as high as my heart.Just as high as my heart. AYL III.ii.262
You are ful of prety answers: haue you not binYou are full of pretty answers: have you not been AYL III.ii.263
acquainted with goldsmiths wiues, & cond thẽacquainted with goldsmiths' wives, and conned themcon (v.)

old form: cond
learn by heart, commit to memory
AYL III.ii.264
out of ringsout of rings? AYL III.ii.265
Not so: but I answer you right painted cloath,Not so; but I answer you right painted cloth,right (adj.)
typical, true, classic
AYL III.ii.266
from whence you haue studied your questions.from whence you have studied your (v.)
learn by heart, commit to memory
AYL III.ii.267
You haue a nimble wit; I thinke 'twas made ofYou have a nimble wit; I think 'twas made ofwit (n.)
mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
AYL III.ii.268
Attalanta's heeles. Will you sitte downe with me, and wee two,Atalanta's heels. Will you sit down with me, and we twoAtalanta (n.)
fleet-footed huntress who swore only to marry the suitor who could outrace her; those she defeated, she killed
AYL III.ii.269
will raile against our Mistris the world, and all ourwill rail against our mistress the world, and all ourrail (v.)

old form: raile
rant, rave, be abusive [about]
AYL III.ii.270
miserie.misery? AYL III.ii.271
I wil chide no breather in the world but my selfeI will chide no breather in the world but myself,chide (v.), past form chid
scold, rebuke, reprove
AYL III.ii.272
breather (n.)
living being, creature
against whom I know mosl faults.against whom I know most faults. AYL III.ii.273
The worst fault you haue, is to be in loue.The worst fault you have is to be in love. AYL III.ii.274
'Tis a fault I will not change, for your best 'Tis a fault I will not change for your best AYL III.ii.275
vertue: I am wearie of you.virtue. I am weary of you. AYL III.ii.276
By my troth, I was seeking for a Foole, when IBy my troth, I was seeking for a fool when Itroth, by my
by my truth [exclamation emphasizing an assertion]
AYL III.ii.277
found you.found you. AYL III.ii.278
He is drown'd in the brooke, looke but in, andHe is drowned in the brook; look but in and AYL III.ii.279
you shall see shall see him. AYL III.ii.280
There I shal see mine owne figure.There I shall see mine own figure. AYL III.ii.281
Which I take to be either a foole, or a Cipher.Which I take to be either a fool or a cipher.cipher (n.)
figure nought, nonentity, mere nothing
AYL III.ii.282
Ile tarrie no longer with you, farewell good I'll tarry no longer with you. Farewell, goodtarry (v.)

old form: tarrie
stay, remain, linger
AYL III.ii.283
signior Loue.Signor Love. AYL III.ii.284
I am glad of your departure: Adieu goodI am glad of your departure. Adieu, good AYL III.ii.285
Monsieur Melancholly.Monsieur Melancholy. AYL III.ii.286
Exit Jaques AYL III.ii.286
I wil speake to him like a sawcie Lacky. (to Celia) I will speak to him like a saucy lackey,lackey (n.)
footman, minion, flunky
AYL III.ii.287
and vnder that habit play the knaue with him, do youand under that habit play the knave with him. – Do youknave (n.)

old form: knaue
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
AYL III.ii.288
habit (n.)
behaviour, bearing, demeanour
hear Forrester.hear, forester? AYL III.ii.289
Verie wel, what would you? Very well. What would you? AYL III.ii.290
I pray you, what i'st a clocke?I pray you, what is't o'clock? AYL III.ii.291
You should aske me what time o'day: there's noYou should ask me what time o' day: there's no AYL III.ii.292
clocke in the Forrest.clock in the forest. AYL III.ii.293
Then there is no true Louer in the Forrest, elseThen there is no true lover in the forest, else AYL III.ii.294
sighing euerie minute, and groaning euerie houre woldsighing every minute and groaning every hour would AYL III.ii.295
detect the lazie foot of time, as wel as a clocke.detect the lazy foot of Time as well as a clock. AYL III.ii.296
And why not the swift foote of time? Had notAnd why not the swift foot of Time? Had not AYL III.ii.297
that bin as proper?that been as proper? AYL III.ii.298
By no meanes sir; Time trauels in diuersBy no means, sir: Time travels in diversdivers (adj.)

old form: diuers
different, various, several
AYL III.ii.299
paces, with diuers persons: Ile tel you who Timepaces with divers persons. I'll tell you who Time AYL III.ii.300
ambles withall, who Time trots withal, who Timeambles withal, who Time trots withal, who Timewithal (prep.)
AYL III.ii.301
gallops withal, and who he stands stil withall.gallops withal, and who he stands still withal. AYL III.ii.302
I prethee, who doth he trot withal?I prithee, who doth he trot withal? AYL III.ii.303
Marry he trots hard with a yong maid,Marry, he trots hard with a young maidhard (adv.)
with difficulty, not easily
AYL III.ii.304
marry (int.)
[exclamation] by Mary
between the contract of her marriage, and the day it is between the contract of her marriage and the day it is AYL III.ii.305
solemnizd: if the interim be but a sennight, Timessolemnized. If the interim be but a se'nnight, Time'ssennight, se'nnight, seven-night (n.)
[seven night] week
AYL III.ii.306
pace is so hard, that it seemes the length of seuen yeare.pace is so hard that it seems the length of seven year.hard (adj.)
painful, harrowing, tough
AYL III.ii.307
Who ambles Time withal?Who ambles Time withal? AYL III.ii.308
With a Priest that lacks Latine, and a rich manWith a priest that lacks Latin, and a rich man AYL III.ii.309
that hath not the Gowt : for the one sleepes easily becausethat hath not the gout: for the one sleeps easily becauseeasily (adv.)
in comfort, at ease
AYL III.ii.310
he cannot study, and the other liues merrily, because hehe cannot study, and the other lives merrily because he AYL III.ii.311
feeles no paine: the one lacking the burthen of leane andfeels no pain, the one lacking the burden of lean and AYL III.ii.312
wasteful Learning; the other knowing no burthen ofwasteful learning, the other knowing no burden ofwasteful (adj.)
causing the body to waste away, wasting
AYL III.ii.313
heauie tedious penurie. These Time ambles withal.heavy tedious penury. These Time ambles withal.heavy (adj.)

old form: heauie
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
AYL III.ii.314
tedious (adj.)
painful, irksome, harrowing
Who doth he gallop withal?Who doth he gallop withal? AYL III.ii.315
With a theefe to the gallowes : for though hee goWith a thief to the gallows: for though he go AYL III.ii.316
as softly as foot can fall, he thinkes himselfe too soonas softly as foot can fall, he thinks himself too soonsoftly (adv.)
slowly, gently
AYL III.ii.317
there.there. AYL III.ii.318
Who staies it stil withal?Who stays it still withal?stay (v.)

old form: staies
stop, halt, come to a standstill
AYL III.ii.319
With Lawiers in the vacation: for they sleepeWith lawyers in the vacation: for they sleep AYL III.ii.320
betweene Terme and Terme, and then they perceiue not howbetween term and term, and then they perceive not howterm (n.)

old form: Terme
any of four periods of activity within the legal year [Michaelmas, Hilary, Easter, Trinity]
AYL III.ii.321
time moues.Time moves. AYL III.ii.322
Where dwel you prettie youth?Where dwell you, pretty youth? AYL III.ii.323
With this Shepheardesse my sister: heere in theWith this shepherdess, my sister, here in the AYL III.ii.324
skirts of the Forrest, like fringe vpon a petticoat.skirts of the forest, like fringe upon a petticoat.petticoat (n.)
long skirt
AYL III.ii.325
skirt (n.)
(plural) outlying parts, borders, outskirts
Are you natiue of this place?Are you native of this place? AYL III.ii.326
As the Conie that you see dwell where shee isAs the cony that you see dwell where she iscony (n.)

old form: Conie
AYL III.ii.327 (v.)
[of a female animal] be born, deliver
AYL III.ii.328
Your accent is something finer, then you couldYour accent is something finer than you couldsomething (adv.)
somewhat, rather
AYL III.ii.329
purchase in so remoued a dwelling.purchase in so removed a dwelling.purchase (v.)
acquire, obtain, win
AYL III.ii.330
removed (adj.)

old form: remoued
remote, secluded, further away
I haue bin told so of many: but indeed, an oldeI have been told so of many; but indeed an old AYL III.ii.331
religious Vnckle of mine taught me to speake, who was inreligious uncle of mine taught me to speak, who was inreligious (adj.)
member of a religious order
AYL III.ii.332
his youth an inland man, one that knew Courtship toohis youth an inland man – one that knew courtship tooinland (adj.)
cultured, brought up in society, not rustic
AYL III.ii.333
courtship (n.)
court life, courtliness; also: wooing, courting
well: for there he fel in loue. I haue heard him readwell, for there he fell in love. I have heard him read AYL III.ii.334
many Lectors against it, and I thanke God, I am not amany lectures against it, and I thank God I am not a AYL III.ii.335
Woman to be touch'd with so many giddie offences aswoman, to be touched with so many giddy offences astouch (v.)

old form: touch'd
stain, taint, infect
AYL III.ii.336
giddy (adj.)

old form: giddie
frivolous, flighty, fickle, irresponsible
hee hath generally tax'd their whole sex withal.he hath generally taxed their whole sex (v.)

old form: tax'd
censure, blame, take to task, disparage
AYL III.ii.337
Can you remember any of the principall euils,Can you remember any of the principal evils AYL III.ii.338
that he laid to the charge of women?that he laid to the charge of women?charge (n.)
accusation, censure, blame
AYL III.ii.339
There were none principal, they were all likeThere were none principal, they were all like AYL III.ii.340
one another, as halfe pence are, euerie one fault seemingone another as halfpence are, every one fault seeminghalfpence (n.)
silver coin worth half of one penny
AYL III.ii.341
monstrous, til his fellow-fault came to match it.monstrous till his fellow-fault came to match it. AYL III.ii.342
I prethee recount some of them.I prithee, recount some of them. AYL III.ii.343
No: I wil not cast away my physick, but onNo, I will not cast away my physic but onphysic (n.)

old form: physick
medicine, healing, treatment
AYL III.ii.344
those that are sicke. There is a man haunts the Forrest,those that are sick. There is a man haunts the forest AYL III.ii.345
that abuses our yong plants with caruing Rosalinde onthat abuses our young plants with carving ‘ Rosalind ’ on AYL III.ii.346
their barkes; hangs Oades vpon Hauthornes, and Elegies ontheir barks; hangs odes upon hawthorns, and elegies on AYL III.ii.347
brambles; all (forsooth) defying the name of Rosalinde.brambles; all, forsooth, deifying the name of Rosalind.forsooth (adv.)
in truth, certainly, truly, indeed
AYL III.ii.348
deify (v.)
adore as a god, idolize
If I could meet that Fancie-monger, I would giue himIf I could meet that fancy-monger, I would give himfancy-monger (n.)

old form: Fancie-monger
love-dealer, trader in love
AYL III.ii.349
some good counsel, for he seemes to haue the Quotidiansome good counsel, for he seems to have the quotidianquotidian (n.)
type of fever with attacks every day
AYL III.ii.350
counsel (n.)
advice, guidance, direction
of Loue vpon him.of love upon him. AYL III.ii.351
I am he that is so Loue-shak'd, I pray you telI am he that is so love-shaked. I pray you, telllove-shaked (adj.)

old form: Loue-shak'd
lovesick, in such a fever of love
AYL III.ii.352
me your your remedy. AYL III.ii.353
There is none of my Vnckles markes vpon you:There is none of my uncle's marks upon you. AYL III.ii.354
he taught me how to know a man in loue: in which cageHe taught me how to know a man in love; in which cage AYL III.ii.355
of rushes, I am sure you art not prisoner.of rushes I am sure you are not prisoner.rush (n.)
AYL III.ii.356
What were his markes?What were his marks? AYL III.ii.357
A leane cheeke, which you haue not: a blew eieA lean cheek, which you have not; a blue eyeblue (adj.)

old form: blew
[of eyes] dark-circled, shadow-rimmed
AYL III.ii.358
and sunken, which you haue not: an vnquestionable and sunken, which you have not; an unquestionableunquestionable (adj.)

old form: vnquestionable
irritable when spoken to, impatient when questioned
AYL III.ii.359
spirit, which you haue not: a beard neglected, whichspirit, which you have not; a beard neglected, which AYL III.ii.360
you haue not: (but I pardon you for that, for simplyyou have not – but I pardon you for that, for simplysimply (adv.)
poorly, inadequately, weakly
AYL III.ii.361
your hauing in beard, is a yonger brothers reuennew)your having in beard is a younger brother's revenue. AYL III.ii.362
then your hose should be vngarter'd, your bonnetThen your hose should be ungartered, your bonnetungartered (v.)

old form: vngarter'd
untied, not wearing a garter [a sign of a lovesick man]
AYL III.ii.363
hose (n.)
[pair of] breeches
bonnet (n.)
hat, cap
vnbanded, your sleeue vnbutton'd, your shoo vnti'de,unbanded, your sleeve unbuttoned, your shoe untied,unbanded (adj.)

old form: vnbanded
without a coloured hat-band
AYL III.ii.364
and euerie thing about you, demonstrating a carelesseand everything about you demonstrating a carelessdemonstrate (v.)
manifest, show, display
AYL III.ii.365
careless (adj.)

old form: carelesse
inattentive, preoccupied, distracted
desolation: but you are no such man; you are ratherdesolation. But you are no such man: you are ratherdesolation (n.)
despondency, dejection, depression
AYL III.ii.366
point deuice in your accoustrements, as louing your selfe,point-device in your accoutrements, as loving yourself,point-device, point-devise (adj.)

old form: point deuice
immaculate, affectedly precise, trim to the point of perfection
AYL III.ii.367
accoutrements, accoustrements (n.)
clothes, outfit, attire
then seeming the Louer of any other.than seeming the lover of any other. AYL III.ii.368
Faire youth, I would I could make thee beleeueFair youth, I would I could make thee believe AYL III.ii.369
I Loue.I love. AYL III.ii.370
Me beleeue it? You may assoone make her thatMe believe it? You may as soon make her that AYL III.ii.371
you Loue beleeue it, which I warrant she is apter to do,you love believe it, which I warrant she is apter to dowarrant (v.)
assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
AYL III.ii.372
then to confesse she do's: that is one of the points, in thethan to confess she does: that is one of the points in the AYL III.ii.373
which women stil giue the lie to their consciences. Butwhich women still give the lie to their consciences. Butstill (adv.)
constantly, always, continually
AYL III.ii.374
in good sooth, are you he that hangs the verses on thein good sooth, are you he that hangs the verses on thesooth (n.)
truth [in exclamations, emphasizing an assertion]
AYL III.ii.375
Trees, wherein Rosalind is so admired?trees, wherein Rosalind is so admired? AYL III.ii.376
I sweare to thee youth, by the white hand ofI swear to thee, youth, by the white hand of AYL III.ii.377
Rosalind, I am that he, that vnfortunate he.Rosalind, I am that he, that unfortunate he. AYL III.ii.378
But are you so much in loue, as your rimes But are you so much in love as your rhymes AYL III.ii.379
speak?speak? AYL III.ii.380
Neither rime nor reason can expresse howNeither rhyme nor reason can express how AYL III.ii.381
much.much. AYL III.ii.382
Loue is meerely a madnesse, and I tel you,Love is merely a madness and, I tell you,merely (adv.)

old form: meerely
completely, totally, entirely
AYL III.ii.383
deserues as wel a darke house, and a whip, as madmen do:deserves as well a dark house and a whip as madmen do; AYL III.ii.384
and the reason why they are not so punish'd and cured,and the reason why they are not so punished and cured AYL III.ii.385
is that the Lunacie is so ordinarie, that the whippers areis that the lunacy is so ordinary that the whippers are AYL III.ii.386
in loue too: yet I professe curing it by love too. Yet I profess curing it by counsel.profess (v.)

old form: professe
practise, pursue, claim knowledge of
AYL III.ii.387
counsel (n.)
advice, guidance, direction
Did you euer cure any so?Did you ever cure any so? AYL III.ii.388
Yes one, and in this manner. Hee was toYes, one, and in this manner. He was to AYL III.ii.389
imagine me his Loue, his Mistris: and I set him euerieimagine me his love, his mistress; and I set him every AYL III.ii.390
day to woe me. At which time would I, being but aday to woo me. At which time would I, being but a AYL III.ii.391
moonish youth, greeue, be effeminate, changeable,moonish youth, grieve, be effeminate, changeable,moonish (adj.)
changeable, fickle, capricious
AYL III.ii.392
longing, and liking, proud, fantastical, apish, shallow,longing and liking, proud, fantastical, apish, shallow,fantastical (adj.)
fanciful, imaginative, full of wild ideas
AYL III.ii.393
apish (adj.)
silly, foolish, trifling
inconstant, ful of teares, full of smiles; for euerie passion inconstant, full of tears, full of smiles; for every passion AYL III.ii.394
something, and for no passion truly any thing, as boyessomething, and for no passion truly anything, as boys AYL III.ii.395
and women are for the most part, cattle of this colour:and women are for the most part cattle of this colour; AYL III.ii.396
would now like him, now loath him: then entertainewould now like him, now loathe him; then entertainentertain (v.)

old form: entertaine
welcome, receive kindly, treat well, show hospitality to
AYL III.ii.397
him, then forswear him: now weepe for him, then spithim, then forswear him; now weep for him, then spitforswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore
abandon, renounce, reject, give up
AYL III.ii.398
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore
deny, repudiate, refuse to admit
at him; that I draue my Sutor from his mad humor ofat him; that I drave my suitor from his mad humour ofdrave (v.)
drove [past form of 'drive']
AYL III.ii.399
that (conj.)
with the result that
loue, to a liuing humor of madnes, wc was tolove to a living humour of madness – which was, toliving (adj.)

old form: liuing
real, genuine, not put on
AYL III.ii.400
humour (n.)

old form: humor
mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
forsweare the ful stream of ye world, and to liue in aforswear the full stream of the world and to live in aforswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore

old form: forsweare
abandon, renounce, reject, give up
AYL III.ii.401
nooke meerly Monastick: and thus I cur'd him, and thisnook merely monastic. And thus I cured him, and thismerely (adv.)

old form: meerly
completely, totally, entirely
AYL III.ii.402
way wil I take vpon mee to wash your Liuer as cleane as a way will I take upon me to wash your liver as clean as aliver (n.)

old form: Liuer
part of the body thought to be the seat of the passions [especially sexual desire]
AYL III.ii.403
sound sheepes heart, that there shal not be one spot ofsound sheep's heart, that there shall not be one spot of AYL III.ii.404
Loue in' in't. AYL III.ii.405
I would not be cured, youth.I would not be cured, youth. AYL III.ii.406
I would cure you, if you would but call me I would cure you, if you would but call me AYL III.ii.407
Rosalind, and come euerie day to my Coat, and woe me.‘ Rosalind ’, and come every day to my cote, and woo me.cote (n.)

old form: Coat
AYL III.ii.408
Now by the faith of my loue, I will ; Tel meNow, by the faith of my love, I will. Tell me AYL III.ii.409
where it is.where it is. AYL III.ii.410
Go with me to it, and Ile shew it you: and byGo with me to it and I'll show it you: and byby (prep.)
AYL III.ii.411
the way, you shal tell me, where in the Forrest you liue:the way you shall tell me where in the forest you live. AYL III.ii.412
Wil you go?Will you go? AYL III.ii.413
With all my heart, good youth.With all my heart, good youth. AYL III.ii.414
Nay, you must call mee Rosalind: Come Nay, you must call me ‘ Rosalind.’ – Come, AYL III.ii.415
sister, will you go? sister, will you go? AYL III.ii.416
Exeunt.Exeunt AYL III.ii.416
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