Twelfth Night

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Enter Sebastian.Enter Sebastian TN IV.iii.1
This is the ayre, that is the glorious Sunne,This is the air; that is the glorious sun; TN IV.iii.1
This pearle she gaue me, I do feel't, and see't,This pearl she gave me, I do feel't and see't; TN IV.iii.2
And though tis wonder that enwraps me thus,And though 'tis wonder that enwraps me thus,enwrap (v.)
absorb, engross, enfold
TN IV.iii.3
wonder (n.)
feeling of wonder, astonishment, marvelling
Yet 'tis not madnesse. Where's Anthonio then,Yet 'tis not madness. Where's Antonio, then? TN IV.iii.4
I could not finde him at the Elephant,I could not find him at the Elephant. TN IV.iii.5
Yet there he was, and there I found this credite,Yet there he was; and there I found this creditcredit (n.)

old form: credite
report, news, story
TN IV.iii.6
That he did range the towne to seeke me out,That he did range the town to seek me out.range (v.)
wander freely, roam, rove
TN IV.iii.7
His councell now might do me golden seruice,His counsel now might do me golden service. TN IV.iii.8
For though my soule disputes well with my sence,For though my soul disputes well with my sense TN IV.iii.9
That this may be some error, but no madnesse,That this may be some error, but no madness, TN IV.iii.10
Yet doth this accident and flood of Fortune,Yet doth this accident and flood of fortuneaccident (n.)
occurrence, event, happening
TN IV.iii.11
So farre exceed all instance, all discourse,So far exceed all instance, all discourse,instance (n.)
illustration, example, case
TN IV.iii.12
discourse (n.)
rationality, faculty of understanding
That I am readie to distrust mine eyes,That I am ready to distrust mine eyes, TN IV.iii.13
And wrangle with my reason that perswades meAnd wrangle with my reason that persuades me TN IV.iii.14
To any other trust, but that I am mad,To any other trust but that I am mad –  TN IV.iii.15
Or else the Ladies mad; yet if 'twere so,Or else the lady's mad; yet if 'twere so, TN IV.iii.16
She could not sway her house, command her followers,She could not sway her house, command her followers,sway (v.)
control, rule, direct, govern
TN IV.iii.17
Take, and giue backe affayres, and their dispatch,Take and give back affairs and their dispatch,dispatch, despatch (n.)
management, direction, supervision
TN IV.iii.18
With such a smooth, discreet, and stable bearingWith such a smooth, discreet, and stable bearingstable (adj.)
steady, poised, self-possessed
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As I perceiue she do's: there's something in'tAs I perceive she does. There's something in't TN IV.iii.20
That is deceiueable. But heere the Lady comes.That is deceivable. But here the lady comes.deceivable (adj.)

old form: deceiueable
deceptive, illusory
TN IV.iii.21
Enter Oliuia, and Priest.Enter Olivia and a Priest TN IV.iii.22
Blame not this haste of mine: if you meane wellBlame not this haste of mine. If you mean well, TN IV.iii.22
Now go with me, and with this holy manNow go with me and with this holy man TN IV.iii.23
Into the Chantry by: there before him,Into the chantry by; there before himchantry (n.)
small private chapel
TN IV.iii.24
by (adv.)
near by, close at hand
And vnderneath that consecrated roofe,And underneath that consecrated roof TN IV.iii.25
Plight me the full assurance of your faith,Plight me the full assurance of your faith,assurance (n.)
confirmation, pledge, guarantee
TN IV.iii.26
That my most iealious, and too doubtfull souleThat my most jealous and too doubtful souljealous (adj.)

old form: iealious
anxious, uneasy, worried [about]
TN IV.iii.27
doubtful (adj.)

old form: doubtfull
fearful, worried, apprehensive
May liue at peace. He shall conceale it,May live at peace. He shall conceal it TN IV.iii.28
Whiles you are willing it shall come to note,Whiles you are willing it shall come to note; TN IV.iii.29
What time we will our celebration keepeWhat time we will our celebration keep TN IV.iii.30
According to my birth, what do you say?According to my birth. What do you say?birth (n.)
royal birth, noble ancestry
TN IV.iii.31
Ile follow this good man, and go with you,I'll follow this good man, and go with you; TN IV.iii.32
And hauing sworne truth, euer will be true.And having sworn truth, ever will be true. TN IV.iii.33
Then lead the way good father, & heauens so shine,Then lead the way, good father, and heavens so shine TN IV.iii.34
That they may fairely note this acte of mine. That they may fairly note this act of mine!note (v.)
observe, pay attention [to], take special note [of]
TN IV.iii.35
Exeunt.Exeunt TN IV.iii.35
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