Timon of Athens

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Enter Steward, with many billes in Enter Flavius, Timon's steward, with many bills in Tim II.ii.1.1
his hand.his hand Tim II.ii.1.2
No care, no stop, so senselesse of expence,No care, no stop, so senseless of expensesenseless (adj.)

old form: senselesse
unconscious, insensible, oblivious
Tim II.ii.1
That he will neither know how to maintaine it,That he will neither know how to maintain it,know (v.)
find out, ascertain, learn [from]
Tim II.ii.2
Nor cease his flow of Riot. Takes no accomptNor cease his flow of riot. Takes no accountriot (n.)
dissipation, wasteful revelry, extravagance
Tim II.ii.3
How things go from him, nor resume no careHow things go from him, nor resumes no careresume (v.)
undertake, take, accept
Tim II.ii.4
Of what is to continue: neuer minde,Of what is to continue. Never mindcontinue (v.)
happen later, follow after
Tim II.ii.5
Was to be so vnwise, to be so kinde.Was to be so unwise, to be so kind. Tim II.ii.6
What shall be done, he will not heare, till feele:What shall be done? He will not hear till feel. Tim II.ii.7
I must be round with him, now he comes from hunting.I must be round with him. Now he comes from hunting.round (adj.)
blunt, forthright, straight, plain-spoken
Tim II.ii.8
Fye, fie, fie, fie.Fie, fie, fie, fie! Tim II.ii.9
Enter Caphis, Isidore, and Varro.Enter Caphis, with the Servants of Isidore and Varro Tim II.ii.10
Good euen Varro: what, you come for money?Good even, Varro. What, you come for money? Tim II.ii.10
Is't not your businesse too?Is't not your business too? Tim II.ii.11
It is, and yours too, Isidore?It is. And yours too, Isidore? Tim II.ii.12
It is so.It is so. Tim II.ii.13
Would we were all discharg'd.Would we were all discharged!discharge (v.)

old form: discharg'd
pay, reimburse, settle with
Tim II.ii.14
I feare it,I fear it.fear (v.)

old form: feare
fear for, worry about, be anxious about
Tim II.ii.15
Heere comes the Lord.Here comes the lord. Tim II.ii.16
Enter Timon, and his Traine.Enter Timon and his train, with Alcibiades Tim II.ii.17.1
So soone as dinners done, wee'l forth againeSo soon as dinner's done, we'll forth again,forth (adv.)
away from home, out
Tim II.ii.17
My Alcibiades. With me, what is your will?My Alcibiades. (To Caphis) With me? What is your will? Tim II.ii.18
My Lord, heere is a note of certaine dues.My lord, here is a note of certain dues.note (n.)
bill, invoice, account
Tim II.ii.19
due (n.)
debt, liability, amount owing
Dues? whence are you?Dues? Whence are you? Tim II.ii.20.1
Of Athens heere, my Lord.Of Athens here, my lord. Tim II.ii.20.2
Go to my Steward.Go to my steward. Tim II.ii.21
Please it your Lordship, he hath put me offPlease it your lordship, he hath put me off Tim II.ii.22
To the succession of new dayes this moneth:To the succession of new days this month. Tim II.ii.23
My Master is awak'd by great Occasion,My master is awaked by great occasionoccasion (n.)
need, want, requirement
Tim II.ii.24
awake (v.)

old form: awak'd
arouse, prompt, force into action
To call vpon his owne, and humbly prayes you,To call upon his own, and humbly prays youcall on / upon (v.)

old form: vpon
make a call on, claim repayment of
Tim II.ii.25
That with your other Noble parts, you'l suite,That with your other noble parts you'll suitpart (n.)
quality, attribute, gift, accomplishment [of mind or body]
Tim II.ii.26
suit (v.)

old form: suite
act in accordance with, conform to
In giuing him his right.In giving him his right. Tim II.ii.27.1
Mine honest Friend,Mine honest friend, Tim II.ii.27.2
I prythee but repaire to me next morning.I prithee but repair to me next morning.next morning
tomorrow morning
Tim II.ii.28
repair (v.)

old form: repaire
come, go, make one's way
Nay, good my Lord.Nay, good my lord –  Tim II.ii.29.1
Containe thy selfe, good Friend.Contain thyself, good friend. Tim II.ii.29.2
One Varroes seruant, my good Lord.One Varro's servant, my good lord –  Tim II.ii.30
From Isidore, he humbly prayesFrom Isidore. He humbly prays Tim II.ii.31
your speedy payment.your speedy payment. Tim II.ii.32
If you did know my Lord, my Masters wants.If you did know, my lord, my master's wantswant (n.)
need, requirement, necessity
Tim II.ii.33
'Twas due on forfeyture my Lord, 'Twas due on forfeiture, my lord,forfeiture (n.)

old form: forfeyture
forfeit, penalty
Tim II.ii.34
sixe weekes, and past.six weeks and past. Tim II.ii.35
Your Steward puts me off my Lord, and IYour steward puts me off, my lord, and I Tim II.ii.36
Am sent expressely to your Lordship.Am sent expressly to your lordship. Tim II.ii.37
Giue me breath:Give me breath. Tim II.ii.38
I do beseech you good my Lords keepe on,I do beseech you, good my lords, keep on.keep on (v.)

old form: keepe
go ahead, go on, carry on
Tim II.ii.39
Ile waite vpon you instantly.I'll wait upon you instantly.wait on / upon (v.)
accompany, attend
Tim II.ii.40.1
Exeunt Alcibiades and Lords Tim II.ii.40
Come hither: pray you(To Flavius) Come hither. Pray you, Tim II.ii.40.2
How goes the world, that I am thus encountredHow goes the world that I am thus encounteredencounter (v.)

old form: encountred
confront, assail, attack
Tim II.ii.41
With clamorous demands of debt, broken Bonds,With clamorous demands of broken bonds, Tim II.ii.42
And the detention of long since due debtsAnd the detention of long-since-due debtsdetention (n.)
failure to pay, withholding payment
Tim II.ii.43
Against my Honor?Against my honour? Tim II.ii.44.1
(to Caphis and the other Servants) Tim II.ii.44
Please you Gentlemen,Please you, gentlemen, Tim II.ii.44.2
The time is vnagreeable to this businesse:The time is unagreeable to this business.time (n.)
circumstance, particular occasion
Tim II.ii.45
unagreeable (adj.)

old form: vnagreeable
disagreeable, unsuited, uncongenial
Your importunacie cease, till after dinner,Your importunacy cease till after dinner,importunacy (n.)

old form: importunacie
importunity, urgent solicitation, pressing entreaty
Tim II.ii.46
That I may make his Lordship vnderstandThat I may make his lordship understand Tim II.ii.47
Wherefore you are not paid.Wherefore you are not paid. Tim II.ii.48.1
Do so my Friends, Do so, my friends.  Tim II.ii.48.2
see them well entertain'd.See them well entertained.entertain (v.)

old form: entertain'd
welcome, receive kindly, treat well, show hospitality to
Tim II.ii.49.1
Exit Tim II.ii.49.1
Pray draw neere. Pray draw near. Tim II.ii.49.2
Exit.Exit Tim II.ii.49.2
Enter Apemantus and Foole.Enter Apemantus and the Fool Tim II.ii.50
Stay, stay, here comes the Foole with Apemantus,Stay, stay, here comes the fool with Apemantus. Tim II.ii.50
let's ha some sport with 'em.Let's ha' some sport with 'em.sport (n.)
recreation, amusement, entertainment
Tim II.ii.51
Hang him, hee'l abuse vs.Hang him, he'll abuse us!abuse (v.)
malign, revile, scorn
Tim II.ii.52
A plague vpon him dogge.A plague upon him, dog! Tim II.ii.53
How dost Foole?How dost, fool? Tim II.ii.54
Dost Dialogue with thy shadow?Dost dialogue with thy shadow?shadow (n.)
reflection, reflected image
Tim II.ii.55
dialogue (v.)
carry on a dialogue, hold a conversation
I speake not to thee.I speak not to thee. Tim II.ii.56
No 'tis to thy selfe. Come away.No,'tis to thyself. (To the Fool) Come away. Tim II.ii.57
There's the (to Varro's Servant) There's the Tim II.ii.58
Foole hangs on your backe already.fool hangs on your back already. Tim II.ii.59
No thou stand'st single, th'art not on himNo, thou standest single, th' art not on him Tim II.ii.60
yet.yet. Tim II.ii.61
Where's the Foole now?Where's the fool now? Tim II.ii.62
He last ask'd the question. Poore Rogues, andHe last asked the question. Poor rogues and Tim II.ii.63
Vsurers men, Bauds betweene Gold and want.usurers' men, bawds between gold and want!bawd (n.)

old form: Bauds
pimp, procurer, pander, go-between
Tim II.ii.64
What are we Apemantus?What are we, Apemantus? Tim II.ii.65
Asses.Asses. Tim II.ii.66
Why?Why? Tim II.ii.67
That you ask me what you are, & do notThat you ask me what you are, and do not Tim II.ii.68
know your selues. Speake to 'em Foole.know yourselves. Speak to 'em, fool. Tim II.ii.69
Foole. FOOL 
How do you Gentlemen?How do you, gentlemen? Tim II.ii.70
Gramercies good Foole: / How doesGramercies, good fool. How doesgramercy, gramercies (int.)
great thanks
Tim II.ii.71
your Mistris?your mistress? Tim II.ii.72
Foole. FOOL 
She's e'ne setting on water to scal'd such Chickens asShe's e'en setting on water to scald such chickens aseven, e'en (adv.)

old form: e'ne
just [now]
Tim II.ii.73
set on (v.)
place on the fire
you are. Would we could see you at Corinth.you are. Would we could see you at Corinth!Corinth (n.)
Greek city-state; on an isthmus separating the Adriatic and the Aegean
Tim II.ii.74
Good, Gramercy.Good, gramercy.good (n.)
good fellow
Tim II.ii.75
Enter Page .Enter Page Tim II.ii.76
Foole. FOOL 
Looke you, heere comes my Masters Page.Look you, here comes my mistress' page. Tim II.ii.76
Page. PAGE  
(to the Fool) Tim II.ii.77
Why how now Captaine? what doWhy, how now, captain? What do Tim II.ii.77
you in this wise Company. / How dost thou Apermantus?you in this wise company? How dost thou, Apemantus? Tim II.ii.78
Would I had a Rod in my mouth, that IWould I had a rod in my mouth, that Irod (n.)
cane, stick
Tim II.ii.79
might answer thee profitably.might answer thee profitably. Tim II.ii.80
Boy. PAGE 
Prythee Apemantus reade me the superscription ofPrithee, Apemantus, read me the superscription ofsuperscription (n.)
address, direction [on a letter]
Tim II.ii.81
these Letters, I know not which is which.these letters. I know not which is which. Tim II.ii.82
Canst not read?Canst not read? Tim II.ii.83
Page. PAGE 
No.No. Tim II.ii.84
There will litle Learning dye then thatThere will little learning die then, that Tim II.ii.85
day thou art hang'd. This is to Lord Timon, this to day thou art hanged. This is to Lord Timon; this to Tim II.ii.86
Alcibiades. Go thou was't borne a Bastard, and thou'tAlcibiades. Go, thou wast born a bastard, and thou'lt Tim II.ii.87
dye a Bawd.die a bawd.bawd (n.)
pimp, procurer, pander, go-between
Tim II.ii.88
Page. PAGE 
Thou was't whelpt a Dogge, and thou shalt famish aThou wast whelped a dog, and thou shalt famish a Tim II.ii.89
Dogges death. Answer not, I am gone. dog's death. Answer not, I am gone. Tim II.ii.90
ExitExit Tim II.ii.90
E'ne so thou out-runst Grace, / Foole IE'en so. Thou outrunnest grace. Fool, Igrace (n.)
means of salvation, divine favour
Tim II.ii.91
will go with you to Lord Timons.will go with you to Lord Timon's. Tim II.ii.92
Foole. FOOL 
Will you leaue me there?Will you leave me there? Tim II.ii.93
If Timon stay at home. / You three serueIf Timon stay at home. – You three serve Tim II.ii.94
three Vsurers?three usurers? Tim II.ii.95
I would they seru'd vs.Ay. Would they served us! Tim II.ii.96
So would I: / As good a tricke as euer Hangman So would I – as good a trick as ever hangman Tim II.ii.97
seru'd Theefe.served thief. Tim II.ii.98
Foole. FOOL 
Are you three Vsurers men?Are you three usurers' men? Tim II.ii.99
I Foole.Ay, fool. Tim II.ii.100
Foole. FOOL 
I thinke no Vsurer, but ha's a Foole to his Seruant. MyI think no usurer but has a fool to his servant. My Tim II.ii.101
Mistris is one, and I am her Foole: when men come tomistress is one, and I am her fool. When men come to Tim II.ii.102
borrow of your Masters, they approach sadly, and goborrow of your masters, they approach sadly and go Tim II.ii.103
away merry: but they enter my Masters house merrily,away merry. But they enter my mistress' house merrily Tim II.ii.104
and go away sadly. The reason of this?and go away sadly. The reason of this? Tim II.ii.105
I could render one.I could render one. Tim II.ii.106
Do it then, that we may account thee aDo it then, that we may account thee a Tim II.ii.107
Whoremaster, and a Knaue, which notwithstanding thou whoremaster and a knave; which notwithstanding, thouknave (n.)

old form: Knaue
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
Tim II.ii.108
whoremaster (n.)
fornicator, lecher, one who deals with whores
shalt be no lesse esteemed.shalt be no less esteemed. Tim II.ii.109
What is a Whoremaster Foole?What is a whoremaster, fool? Tim II.ii.110
Foole. FOOL 
A Foole in good cloathes, and something like thee.A fool in good clothes, and something like thee. Tim II.ii.111
'Tis a spirit, sometime t'appeares like a Lord, somtime'Tis a spirit. Sometime 't appears like a lord, sometimesometime (adv.)
sometimes, now and then
Tim II.ii.112
like a Lawyer, sometime like a Philosopher, with two like a lawyer, sometime like a philosopher, with twophilosopher (n.)
one learned in natural philosophy, sage
Tim II.ii.113
stones moe then's artificiall one. Hee is verie often like astones more than's artificial one. He is very often like astone (n.)
Tim II.ii.114
Knight; and generally, in all shapes that man goes vpknight. And, generally, in all shapes that man goes up Tim II.ii.115
and downe in, from fourescore to thirteen, this spiritand down in, from four score to thirteen, this spirit Tim II.ii.116
walkes in.walks in. Tim II.ii.117
Thou art not altogether a Foole.Thou art not altogether a fool. Tim II.ii.118
Foole. FOOL 
Nor thou altogether a Wise man, / As much foolerieNor thou altogether a wise man. As much foolery Tim II.ii.119
as I haue, so much wit thou lack'st.as I have, so much wit thou lackest.wit (n.)
intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
Tim II.ii.120
That answer might haue become That answer might have becomebecome (v.)
be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
Tim II.ii.121
Apemantus.Apemantus. Tim II.ii.122
Aside, aside, heere comes Lord Aside, aside! Here comes Lord Tim II.ii.123
Timon.Timon. Tim II.ii.124
Enter Timon and Steward.Enter Timon and Flavius Tim II.ii.125
Come with me (Foole) come.Come with me, fool, come. Tim II.ii.125
Foole. FOOL 
do not alwayes follow Louer, elder Brother, aadI do not always follow lover, elder brother, and Tim II.ii.126
Woman, sometime the Philosopher.woman; sometime the philosopher. Tim II.ii.127
Exeunt Apemantus and Fool Tim II.ii.127
Pray you walke neere, / Ile speake with you anon. Pray you, walk near. I'll speak with you anon.near (adv.)

old form: neere
a short distance away
Tim II.ii.128
anon (adv.)
soon, shortly, presently
Exeunt.Exeunt Servants Tim II.ii.128
You make me meruell wherefore ere this timeYou make me marvel wherefore ere this time Tim II.ii.129
Had you not fully laide my state before me,Had you not fully laid my state before me,state (n.)
condition, circumstances, situation, state of affairs
Tim II.ii.130
That I might so haue rated my expenceThat I might so have rated my expenserate (v.)
reckon, estimate, appraise
Tim II.ii.131
As I had leaue of meanes.As I had leave of means.leave (n.)

old form: leaue
permitting, allowance, availability
Tim II.ii.132.1
You would not heare me:You would not hear me. Tim II.ii.132.2
At many leysures I propose.At many leisures I proposed – leisure (n.)

old form: leysures
opportunity, moment, available time
Tim II.ii.133.1
Go too:Go to. Tim II.ii.133.2
Perchance some single vantages you tooke,Perchance some single vantages you tookperchance (adv.)
perhaps, maybe
Tim II.ii.134
single (adj.)
individual, particular
vantage (n.)
right moment, suitable opportunity
When my indisposition put you backe,When my indisposition put you back,indisposition (n.)
unwillingness, reluctance, disinclination
Tim II.ii.135
put back (v.)

old form: backe
repulse, reject, refuse
And that vnaptnesse made your ministerAnd that unaptness made your ministerminister (n.)
messenger, agent, servant
Tim II.ii.136
unaptness (n.)

old form: vnaptnesse
inaptitude, unreadiness, unwillingness
Thus to excuse your selfe.Thus to excuse yourself. Tim II.ii.137.1
O my good Lord,O my good lord, Tim II.ii.137.2
At many times I brought in my accompts,At many times I brought in my accounts,account, accompt (n.)

old form: accompts
reckoning, debt, sum owing
Tim II.ii.138
Laid them before you, you would throw them off,Laid them before you. You would throw them off,throw off (v.)
brush away, discard, set aside
Tim II.ii.139
And say you sound them in mine honestie,And say you found them in mine honesty. Tim II.ii.140
When for some trifling present you haue bid meWhen for some trifling present you have bid me Tim II.ii.141
Returne so much, I haue shooke my head, and wept:Return so much, I have shook my head and wept;return (v.)

old form: Returne
send back, respond with
Tim II.ii.142
Yea 'gainst th'Authoritie of manners, pray'd youYea, 'gainst th' authority of manners prayed youauthority (n.)

old form: Authoritie
right to command, position of power
Tim II.ii.143
To hold your hand more close: I did indureTo hold your hand more close. I did endureclose (adv.)
tightly, close-fistedly, stintingly
Tim II.ii.144
Not sildome, nor no slight checkes, when I haueNot seldom, nor no slight checks, when I havecheck (n.)

old form: checkes
reprimand, reproof, rebuke
Tim II.ii.145
seldom (adj.)

old form: sildome
rare, infrequent, uncommon
Prompted you in the ebbe of your estate,Prompted you in the ebb of your estateprompt (v.)
remind, put in mind, make reflect
Tim II.ii.146
And your great flow of debts; my lou'd Lord,And your great flow of debts. My loved lord –  Tim II.ii.147
Though you heare now (too late) yet nowes a time,Though you hear now too late, yet now's a time –  Tim II.ii.148
The greatest of your hauing, lackes a halfe,The greatest of your having lacks a half Tim II.ii.149
To pay your present debts.To pay your present debts. Tim II.ii.150.1
Let all my Land be sold.Let all my land be sold. Tim II.ii.150.2
'Tis all engag'd, some forfeyted and gone,'Tis all engaged, some forfeited and gone,engage (v.)

old form: engag'd
mortgage, put in pawn
Tim II.ii.151
And what remaines will hardly stop the mouthAnd what remains will hardly stop the mouth Tim II.ii.152
Of present dues; the future comes apace:Of present dues. The future comes apace.due (n.)
debt, liability, amount owing
Tim II.ii.153
apace (adv.)
quickly, speedily, at a great rate
What shall defend the interim, and at lengthWhat shall defend the interim? And at lengthlength, at
in the end, in the long term
Tim II.ii.154
How goes our reck'ning?How goes our reck'ning?reckoning (n.)

old form: reck'ning
assessment of debts, settlement of accounts
Tim II.ii.155
To Lacedemon did my Land extend.To Lacedaemon did my land extend.Lacedaemon (n.)
[lasi'deemon] Sparta, city-state of S Greece
Tim II.ii.156
O my good Lord, the world is but a word,O my good lord, the world is but a word. Tim II.ii.157
Were it all yours, to giue it in a breath,Were it all yours to give it in a breath, Tim II.ii.158
How quickely were it gone.How quickly were it gone! Tim II.ii.159.1
You tell me true.You tell me true. Tim II.ii.159.2
If you suspect my Husbandry or Falshood,If you suspect my husbandry of falsehood,husbandry (n.)
thrift, good economy, careful management
Tim II.ii.160
Call me before th'exactest Auditors,Call me before th' exactest auditors,exact (adj.)
accomplished, highly skilled, expert
Tim II.ii.161
And set me on the proofe. So the Gods blesse me,And set me on the proof. So the gods bless me,proof (n.)

old form: proofe
test, trial
Tim II.ii.162
set (v.)
direct, put, make come
When all our Offices haue beene opprestWhen all our offices have been oppressedoffice (n.)
(plural) kitchen, buttery, serving-room
Tim II.ii.163
oppress (v.)

old form: opprest
crowd out, throng, overwhelm
With riotous Feeders, when our Vaults haue weptWith riotous feeders, when our vaults have weptfeeder (n.)
servant, parasite, lackey
Tim II.ii.164
vault (n.)
wine cellar, liquor store-room
With drunken spilth of Wine; when euery roomeWith drunken spilth of wine, when every roomspilth (n.)
spillage, slopping, upset
Tim II.ii.165
Hath blaz'd with Lights, and braid with Minstrelsie,Hath blazed with lights and brayed with minstrelsy,minstrelsy (n.)

old form: Minstrelsie
noisy playing and singing, musical rowdiness
Tim II.ii.166
I haue retyr'd me to a wastefull cocke,I have retired me to a wasteful cockcock (n.)

old form: cocke
tap, spout [of a wine cask]
Tim II.ii.167
And set mine eyes at flow.And set mine eyes at flow.flow (n.)
Tim II.ii.168.1
Prythee no more.Prithee no more. Tim II.ii.168.2
Heauens haue I said the bounty of this Lord:Heavens, have I said, the bounty of this lord!say (v.)
finish speaking, speak one's mind, make one's point
Tim II.ii.169
How many prodigall bits haue Slaues and PezantsHow many prodigal bits have slaves and peasantsprodigal (adj.)

old form: prodigall
effusive, lavish, generous
Tim II.ii.170
bit (n.)
morsel, scrap, titbit
This night englutted: who is not Timons,This night englutted! Who is not Timon's?englut (v.)
swallow up, gulp down, devour
Tim II.ii.171
What heart, head, sword, force, meanes, but is L. Timons:What heart, head, sword, force, means, but is Lord Timon's?mean (n.)

old form: meanes
(plural) resources, wherewithal, wealth
Tim II.ii.172
Great Timon, Noble, Worthy, Royall Timon:Great Timon, noble, worthy, royal Timon! Tim II.ii.173
Ah, when the meanes are gone, that buy this praise,Ah, when the means are gone that buy this praise, Tim II.ii.174
The breath is gone, whereof this praise is made:The breath is gone whereof this praise is made. Tim II.ii.175
Feast won, fast lost; one cloud of Winter showres,Feast-won, fast-lost. One cloud of winter showers, Tim II.ii.176
These flyes are coucht.These flies are couched.couch (v.)

old form: coucht
go to a lair, find shelter
Tim II.ii.177.1
Come sermon me no further.Come, sermon me no further. Tim II.ii.177.2
No villanous bounty yet hath past my heart;No villainous bounty yet hath passed my heart;bounty (n.)
act of kindness, good turn
Tim II.ii.178
Vnwisely, not ignobly haue I giuen.Unwisely, not ignobly, have I given. Tim II.ii.179
Why dost thou weepe, canst thou the conscience lacke,Why dost thou weep? Canst thou the conscience lackconscience (n.)
real knowledge, inner conviction, true understanding
Tim II.ii.180
To thinke I shall lacke friends: secure thy heart,To think I shall lack friends? Secure thy heart.secure (v.)
take comfort, free from care
Tim II.ii.181
If I would broach the vessels of my loue,If I would broach the vessels of my love,broach (v.)
draw out, set flowing, cause to spurt out [by piercing]
Tim II.ii.182
And try the argument of hearts, by borrowing,And try the argument of hearts, by borrowing,try (v.)
put to the test, test the goodness [of]
Tim II.ii.183
argument (n.)
proof, evidence, demonstration
Men, and mens fortunes could I frankely vseMen and men's fortunes could I frankly usefrankly (adv.)

old form: frankely
freely, without restraint, unrestrictedly
Tim II.ii.184
As I can bid thee speake.As I can bid thee speak. Tim II.ii.185.1
Assurance blesse your thoughts.Assurance bless your thoughts!assurance (n.)
security, certainty, confidence
Tim II.ii.185.2
And in some sort these wants of mine are crown'd,And in some sort these wants of mine are crowned,sort (n.)
way, manner
Tim II.ii.186
crown (v.)

old form: crown'd
endow with honour, invest with special dignity
That I account them blessings. For by theseThat I account them blessings. For by these Tim II.ii.187
Shall I trie Friends. You shall perceiueShall I try friends. You shall perceivetry (v.)

old form: trie
put to the test, test the goodness [of]
Tim II.ii.188
How you mistake my Fortunes:How you mistake my fortunes;mistake (v.)
misunderstand, take wrongly, misconceive
Tim II.ii.189
I am wealthie in my Friends.I am wealthy in my friends. Tim II.ii.190
Within there, Flauius, Seruilius?Within there! Flaminius! Servilius! Tim II.ii.191
Enter three Seruants.Enter Flaminius, Servilius, and another Servant Tim II.ii.192
My Lord, my Lord.My lord? My lord? Tim II.ii.192
I will dispatch you seuerally. / You to Lord Lucius,I will dispatch you severally. You to Lord Lucius,severally (adv.)

old form: seuerally
separately, individually
Tim II.ii.193
dispatch, despatch (v.)
send away, send off
to Lord Lucullus you, I hunted with his Honor to day;to Lord Lucullus you – I hunted with his honour today Tim II.ii.194
you to Sempronius; commend me to their loues; and – you to Sempronius. Commend me to their loves. Andcommend (v.)
convey greetings, present kind regards
Tim II.ii.195
I am proud say, that my occasions haue found time toI am proud, say, that my occasions have found time totime (n.)
right moment, favourable opportunity
Tim II.ii.196
occasion (n.)
need, want, requirement
vse 'em toward a supply of mony: let the request be use 'em toward a supply of money. Let the request be Tim II.ii.197
fifty Talents.fifty talents.talent (n.)
high-value accounting unit in some ancient countries
Tim II.ii.198
As you haue said, my Lord.As you have said, my lord. Tim II.ii.199
Exeunt Servants Tim II.ii.200
(aside) Tim II.ii.200
Lord Lucius and Lucullus? Humh.Lord Lucius and Lucullus? Hum! Tim II.ii.200
Go you sir to the Senators;Go you, sir, to the senators, Tim II.ii.201
Of whom, euen to the States best health; I haueOf whom, even to the state's best health, I have Tim II.ii.202
Deseru'd this Hearing: bid 'em send o'th'instantDeserved this hearing. Bid 'em send o'th' instant Tim II.ii.203
A thousand Talents to me.A thousand talents to me. Tim II.ii.204.1
I haue beene boldI have been bold, Tim II.ii.204.2
(For that I knew it the most generall way)For that I knew it the most general way,general (adj.)

old form: generall
all-embracing, universal, comprehensive
Tim II.ii.205
To them, to vse your Signet, and your Name,To them to use your signet and your name.signet (n.)
seal [of authority], signet ring
Tim II.ii.206
But they do shake their heads, and I am heereBut they do shake their heads, and I am here Tim II.ii.207
No richer in returne.No richer in return. Tim II.ii.208.1
Is't true? Can't be?Is't true? Can't be? Tim II.ii.208.2
They answer in a ioynt and corporate voice,They answer, in a joint and corporate voice,corporate (adj.)
united as if in one body, in unison
Tim II.ii.209
That now they are at fall, want Treature cannotThat now they are at fall, want treasure, cannotfall (n.)
low level, low ebb
Tim II.ii.210
treasure (n.)

old form: Treature
money, ready cash
want (v.)
lack, need, be without
Do what they would, are sorrie: you are Honourable,Do what they would, are sorry – you are honourable –  Tim II.ii.211
But yet they could haue wisht, they know not,But yet they could have wished – they know not –  Tim II.ii.212
Something hath beene amisse; a Noble NatureSomething hath been amiss – a noble nature Tim II.ii.213
May catch a wrench; would all were well; tis pitty,May catch a wrench – would all were well – 'tis pity.catch (v.)
receive, take, incur
Tim II.ii.214
And so intending other serious matters,And so, intending other serious matters,intend (v.)
pretend, convey, purport, profess
Tim II.ii.215
After distastefull lookes; and these hard FractionsAfter distasteful looks and these hard fractions,distasteful (adj.)

old form: distastefull
showing dislike, displaying aversion
Tim II.ii.216
fraction (n.)
fragment, scrap, shred
With certaine halfe-caps, and cold mouing nods,With certain half-caps and cold-moving nodshalf-cap (n.)

old form: halfe-caps
half removal of the cap by way of negligent courtesy
Tim II.ii.217
cold-moving (adj.)

old form: cold mouing
cool, chilling, distant
They froze me into Silence.They froze me into silence. Tim II.ii.218.1
You Gods reward them:You gods reward them! Tim II.ii.218.2
Prythee man looke cheerely. These old FellowesPrithee, man, look cheerly. These old fellowscheerly (adv.)

old form: cheerely
cheerfully, brightly, animatedly
Tim II.ii.219
Haue their ingratitude in them Hereditary:Have their ingratitude in them hereditary. Tim II.ii.220
Their blood is cak'd, 'tis cold, it sildome flowes,Their blood is caked, 'tis cold, it seldom flows.caked (adj.)

old form: cak'd
solidified, coagulated, clotted
Tim II.ii.221
'Tis lacke of kindely warmth, they are not kinde;'Tis lack of kindly warmth they are not kind.kind (adj.)

old form: kinde
friendly, agreeable, pleasant
Tim II.ii.222
kindly (adj.)

old form: kindely
friendly, good-natured, well-disposed
And Nature, as it growes againe toward earth,And nature, as it grows again toward earth,nature (n.)
human nature
Tim II.ii.223
Is fashion'd for the iourney, dull and heauy.Is fashioned for the journey, dull and heavy.heavy (adj.)

old form: heauy
slow-moving, sluggish, laggard
Tim II.ii.224
Go to Ventiddius (prythee be not sad,Go to Ventidius. Prithee be not sad,sad (adj.)
downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
Tim II.ii.225
Thou art true, and honest; Ingeniously I speake,Thou art true and honest. Ingeniously I speak,ingeniously (adv.)
honestly, with all sincerity, without reserve
Tim II.ii.226
No blame belongs to thee:) Ventiddius latelyNo blame belongs to thee. Ventidius lately Tim II.ii.227
Buried his Father, by whose death hee's stepp'dBuried his father, by whose death he's stepped Tim II.ii.228
Into a great estate: When he was poore,Into a great estate. When he was poor, Tim II.ii.229
Imprison'd, and in scarsitie of Friends,Imprisoned, and in scarcity of friends, Tim II.ii.230
I cleer'd him with fiue Talents: Greet him from me,I cleared him with five talents. Greet him from me. Tim II.ii.231
Bid him suppose, some good necessityBid him suppose some good necessitygood (adj.)
[intensifying use] real, genuine
Tim II.ii.232
Touches his Friend, which craues to be remembredTouches his friend, which craves to be rememberedtouch (v.)
affect, concern, regard, relate to
Tim II.ii.233
remember (v.)

old form: remembred
recollect, recall, call to mind
crave (v.)

old form: craues
need, demand, require
crave (v.)

old form: craues
beg, entreat, request
With those fiue Talents; that had, giue't these FellowesWith those five talents. That had, give't these fellows Tim II.ii.234
To whom 'tis instant due. Neu'r speake, or thinke,To whom 'tis instant due. Ne'er speak or thinkinstant (adv.)
immediately, instantly, at once
Tim II.ii.235
That Timons fortunes 'mong his Friends can sinke.That Timon's fortunes 'mong his friends can sink. Tim II.ii.236
I would I could not thinke it:I would I could not think it. Tim II.ii.237
That thought is Bounties Foe;That thought is bounty's foe – bounty (n.)

old form: Bounties
great generosity, gracious liberality, munificence
Tim II.ii.238
Being free it selfe, it thinkes all others so. Being free itself, it thinks all others so.free (adj.)
liberal, lavish, generous
Tim II.ii.239
ExeuntExeunt Tim II.ii.239
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