As You Like It

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Enter Rosaline for Ganimed, Celia for Aliena, andEnter Rosalind as Ganymede, Celia as Aliena, and AYL II.iv.1.1
Clowne, alias Touchstone.the Clown, alias Touchstone AYL II.iv.1.2
O Iupiter, how merry are my spirits?O Jupiter, how weary are my spirits!Jupiter, Jove (n.)
Roman supreme god; associated with the heavens and the weather, especially thunder and lightning; husband of Juno
AYL II.iv.1
I care not for my spirits, if my legges wereI care not for my spirits, if my legs were AYL II.iv.2
not wearie.not weary. AYL II.iv.3
I could finde in my heart to disgrace my mansI could find in my heart to disgrace my man's AYL II.iv.4
apparell, and to cry like a woman: but I must comfort theapparel, and to cry like a woman, but I must comfort theapparel (n.)

old form: apparell
clothes, clothing, dress
AYL II.iv.5
weaker vessell, as doublet and hose ought to show it selfeweaker vessel as doublet and hose ought to show itselfhose (n.)
[pair of] breeches
AYL II.iv.6
vessel (n.)

old form: vessell
body, frame
man's close-fitting jacket with short skirt
coragious to petty-coate; therefore courage, good Aliena.courageous to petticoat: therefore courage, good Aliena!petticoat (n.)

old form: petty-coate
long skirt
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I pray you beare with me, I cannot goe no further.I pray you, bear with me, I cannot go no further. AYL II.iv.8
For my part, I had rather beare with you,For my part, I had rather bear with you AYL II.iv.9
then beare you: yet I should beare no crosse if I did bearethan bear you: yet I should bear no cross if I did bearcross (n.)

old form: crosse
coin [referring to the cross stamped on some types of coin]
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you, for I thinke you haue no money in your, for I think you have no money in your purse. AYL II.iv.11
Well, this is the Forrest of Arden.Well, this is the Forest of Arden.Arden, Forest of
forest formerly covering a large area from Warwickshire through the Midlands into Staffordshire
AYL II.iv.12
I, now am I in Arden, the more foole I,Ay, now am I in Arden, the more fool I. AYL II.iv.13
when I was at home I was in a better place, but TrauellersWhen I was at home I was in a better place, but travellers AYL II.iv.14
must be content.must be content.content (adj.)
contented, patient, accepting, undisturbed
AYL II.iv.15
Enter Corin and Siluius.Enter Corin and Silvius AYL II.iv.16
I, be so good Touchstone: Look you, who comes here,Ay, be so, good Touchstone. – Look you, who comes here: AYL II.iv.16
a yong man and an old in solemne talke.A young man and an old in solemn talk. AYL II.iv.17
That is the way to make her scorne you still.That is the way to make her scorn you still.still (adv.)
constantly, always, continually
AYL II.iv.18
Oh Corin, that thou knew'st how I do loue her.O Corin, that thou knewest how I do love her! AYL II.iv.19
I partly guesse: for I haue lou'd ere now.I partly guess, for I have loved ere now. AYL II.iv.20
No Corin, being old, thou canst not guesse,No, Corin, being old thou canst not guess, AYL II.iv.21
Though in thy youth thou wast as true a louerThough in thy youth thou wast as true a lover AYL II.iv.22
As euer sigh'd vpon a midnight pillow:As ever sighed upon a midnight pillow. AYL II.iv.23
But if thy loue were euer like to mine,But if thy love were ever like to mine – like (adj.)
same, similar, alike, equal
AYL II.iv.24
As sure I thinke did neuer man loue so:As sure I think did never man love so –  AYL II.iv.25
How many actions most ridiculous,How many actions most ridiculous AYL II.iv.26
Hast thou beene drawne to by thy fantasie?Hast thou been drawn to by thy fantasy?fantasy (n.)

old form: fantasie
ardent desire, amorous fancy
AYL II.iv.27
Into a thousand that I haue forgotten.Into a thousand that I have forgotten. AYL II.iv.28
Oh thou didst then neuer loue so hartily,O, thou didst then never love so heartily. AYL II.iv.29
If thou remembrest not the slightest folly,If thou rememberest not the slightest folly AYL II.iv.30
That euer loue did make thee run into,That ever love did make thee run into, AYL II.iv.31
Thou hast not lou'd.Thou hast not loved. AYL II.iv.32
Or if thou hast not sat as I doe now,Or if thou hast not sat as I do now, AYL II.iv.33
Wearing thy hearer in thy Mistris praise,Wearing thy hearer in thy mistress' praise,wear (v.)
wear out, weary, tire
AYL II.iv.34
Thou hast not lou'd.Thou hast not loved. AYL II.iv.35
Or if thou hast not broke from companie,Or if thou hast not broke from company AYL II.iv.36
Abruptly as my passion now makes me,Abruptly, as my passion now makes me, AYL II.iv.37
Thou hast not lou'd.Thou hast not loved. AYL II.iv.38
O Phebe, Phebe, Phebe. O Phebe, Phebe, Phebe! AYL II.iv.39
Exit.Exit AYL II.iv.39
Alas poore Shepheard searching of they would,Alas, poor shepherd, searching of thy wound,search (v.)
probe, explore, examine
AYL II.iv.40
I haue by hard aduenture found mine owne.I have by hard adventure found mine own.hard (adj.)
painful, harrowing, tough
AYL II.iv.41
adventure (n.)

old form: aduenture
experience, fortune, chance
And I mine: I remember when I was in loue,And I mine. I remember when I was in love AYL II.iv.42
I broke my sword vpon a stone, and bid him take that forI broke my sword upon a stone and bid him take that for AYL II.iv.43
comming a night to Iane Smile, and I remember thecoming a-night to Jane Smile, and I remember thea-night (adv.)

old form: a night
at night
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kissing of her batler, and the Cowes dugs that her prettiekissing of her batler and the cow's dugs that her prettybatler, batlet (n.)
wooden club [used for beating clothes being washed]
AYL II.iv.45
chopt hands had milk'd; and I remember the wooing ofchopt hands had milked; and I remember the wooing ofchopped, chopt (adj.)
chapped, chafed, roughened
AYL II.iv.46
a peascod instead of her, from whom I tooke two cods,a peascod instead of her, from whom I took two codspeascod (n.)
pea-plant, pea-pod
AYL II.iv.47
cod (n.)
pod, seed-vessel
and giuing her them againe, said with weeping teares,and, giving her them again, said with weeping tears, AYL II.iv.48
weare these for my sake: wee that are true Louers, runne‘Wear these for my sake.' We that are true lovers run AYL II.iv.49
into strange capers; but as all is mortall in nature, so isinto strange capers; but as all is mortal in nature, so is AYL II.iv.50
all nature in loue, mortall in folly.all nature in love mortal in folly. AYL II.iv.51
Thou speak'st wiser then thou art ware of.Thou speakest wiser than thou art ware of.ware (adj.)
aware, conscious, sensible
AYL II.iv.52
Nay, I shall nere be ware of mine owne wit,Nay, I shall ne'er be ware of mine own witware (adj.)
wary, cautious, guarded
AYL II.iv.53
wit (n.)
intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
till I breake my shins against it.till I break my shins against it.break (v.)

old form: breake
graze, bruise, cut open
AYL II.iv.54
Ioue, Ioue, this Shepherds passion,Jove, Jove! This shepherd's passionJove (n.)
[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme god
AYL II.iv.55
passion (n.)
passionate outburst, emotional passage
Is much vpon my fashion.Is much upon my (n.)
sort, kind, type
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And mine, but it growes something stale with mee.And mine, but it grows something stale with me.something (adv.)
somewhat, rather
AYL II.iv.57
I pray you, one of you question yon'd man,I pray you, one of you question yond manyond (det.)

old form: yon'd
that [one] over there
AYL II.iv.58
If he for gold will giue vs any foode,If he for gold will give us any food;gold (n.)
money [not only gold coins]
AYL II.iv.59
I faint almost to death.I faint almost to death. AYL II.iv.60
Holla; you Clowne.Holla, you clown! AYL II.iv.61
Peace foole, he's not thy kinsman.Peace, fool, he's not thy kinsman. AYL II.iv.62
Who cals?Who calls? AYL II.iv.63
Your betters Sir.Your betters, sir. AYL II.iv.64
Else are they very wretched.Else are they very wretched. AYL II.iv.65
Peace I say; good euen to your friend.Peace, I say. Good even to you, friend. AYL II.iv.66
And to you gentle Sir, and to you all.And to you, gentle sir, and to you all.gentle (adj.)
courteous, friendly, kind
AYL II.iv.67
I prethee Shepheard, if that loue or goldI prithee, shepherd, if that love or gold AYL II.iv.68
Can in this desert place buy entertainment,Can in this desert place buy entertainment,entertainment (n.)
hospitality, provision for needs
AYL II.iv.69
desert (adj.)
desolate, lonely, isolated
Bring vs where we may rest our selues, and feed:Bring us where we may rest ourselves and feed. AYL II.iv.70
Here's a yong maid with trauaile much oppressed,Here's a young maid with travail much oppressedtravail, travel (n.)

old form: trauaile
journeying, travel [often overlapping with the sense of 'labour']
AYL II.iv.71
And faints for succour.And faints for succour. AYL II.iv.72.1
Faire Sir, I pittie her,Fair sir, I pity her, AYL II.iv.72.2
And wish for her sake more then for mine owne,And wish, for her sake more than for mine own, AYL II.iv.73
My fortunes were more able to releeue her:My fortunes were more able to relieve her; AYL II.iv.74
But I am shepheard to another man,But I am shepherd to another man, AYL II.iv.75
And do not sheere the Fleeces that I graze:And do not shear the fleeces that I graze. AYL II.iv.76
My master is of churlish disposition,My master is of churlish disposition,churlish (adj.)
stingy, miserly, niggardly
AYL II.iv.77
disposition (n.)
inclination, mood, frame of mind
And little wreakes to finde the way to heauenAnd little recks to find the way to heavenreck (v.)

old form: wreakes
regard, heed, care [for]
AYL II.iv.78
By doing deeds of hospitalitie.By doing deeds of hospitality. AYL II.iv.79
Besides his Coate, his Flockes, and bounds of feedeBesides, his cote, his flocks, and bounds of feedfeed (n.)

old form: feede
pasture, grazing land
AYL II.iv.80
cote (n.)

old form: Coate
bound (n.)
(plural) extent, land, area [within boundaries]
Are now on sale, and at our sheep-coat nowAre now on sale, and at our sheepcote now,sheepcote (n.)

old form: sheep-coat
building where sheep shelter
AYL II.iv.81
By reason of his absence there is nothingBy reason of his absence, there is nothing AYL II.iv.82
That you will feed on: but what is, come see,That you will feed on. But what is, come see, AYL II.iv.83
And in my voice most welcome shall you be.And in my voice most welcome shall you be. AYL II.iv.84
What is he that shall buy his flocke and pasture?What is he that shall buy his flock and pasture? AYL II.iv.85
That yong Swaine that you saw heere but erewhile, That young swain that you saw here but erewhile,erewhile (adv.)
a short time ago, a while before
AYL II.iv.86
swain (n.)

old form: Swaine
man, youth, young fellow
That little cares for buying any thing.That little cares for buying anything. AYL II.iv.87
I pray thee, if it stand with honestie,I pray thee, if it stand with honesty,stand (v.)
accord, agree, hold good, be compatible
AYL II.iv.88
Buy thou the Cottage, pasture, and the flocke,Buy thou the cottage, pasture, and the flock, AYL II.iv.89
And thou shalt haue to pay for it of vs.And thou shalt have to pay for it of us. AYL II.iv.90
And we will mend thy wages: / I like this place,And we will mend thy wages: I like this place,mend (v.)
amend, improve, make better, put right
AYL II.iv.91
and willingly could / Waste my time in it.And willingly could waste my time in it.time (n.)
passing of time, while
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waste (v.)
pass, spend, while away
Assuredly the thing is to be sold:Assuredly the thing is to be sold. AYL II.iv.93
Go with me, if you like vpon report,Go with me. If you like upon report AYL II.iv.94
The soile, the profit, and this kinde of life,The soil, the profit, and this kind of life, AYL II.iv.95
I will your very faithfull Feeder be,I will your very faithful feeder be,feeder (n.)
servant; or: shepherd
AYL II.iv.96
And buy it with your Gold right sodainly. And buy it with your gold right suddenly.suddenly (adv.)

old form: sodainly
immediately, at once, without delay
AYL II.iv.97
Exeunt.Exeunt AYL II.iv.97
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