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Enter Cominius as it were in retire, with soldiers.Enter Cominius, as it were in retire, with Soldiersretire (n.)retreat, withdrawalCor
Breath you my friends, wel fought, we are come off,Breathe you, my friends. Well fought! We are come offbreathe (v.)
old form: Breath
catch breath, pause, rest
come off (v.)leave the field of combat, disengage
Like Romans, neither foolish in our stands,Like Romans, neither foolish in our stands Cor
Nor Cowardly in retyre: Beleeue me Sirs,Nor cowardly in retire. Believe me, sirs,retire (n.)retreat, withdrawalCor
We shall be charg'd againe. Whiles we haue strookeWe shall be charged again. Whiles we have struck,strike (v.)
old form: strooke
fight, engage in fighting
By Interims and conueying gusts, we haue heardBy interims and conveying gusts we have heardinterims, byat intervals, from time to timeCor
gust (n.)rush of wind
The Charges of our Friends. The Roman Gods,The charges of our friends. The Roman gods Cor
Leade their successes, as we wish our owne,Lead their successes as we wish our own,success (n.)fortune, destinyCor
That both our powers, with smiling Fronts encountring,That both our powers, with smiling fronts encountering,power (n.)armed force, troops, host, armyCor
May giue you thankfull Sacrifice.May give you thankful sacrifice! Cor
Enter a Messenger.Enter a Messenger Cor
Thy Newes?Thy news? Cor
The Cittizens of Corioles haue yssued,The citizens of Corioles have issuedissue (v.)
old form: yssued
come forth, sally out
And giuen to Lartius and to Martius Battaile:And given to Lartius and to Martius battle. Cor
I saw our party to their Trenches driuen,I saw our party to their trenches driven, Cor
And then I came away.And then I came away. Cor
Though thou speakest truth,Though thou speak'st truth, Cor
Me thinkes thou speak'st not well. How long is't since?Methinks thou speak'st not well. How long is't since?methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: Me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
Aboue an houre, my Lord.Above an hour, my lord. Cor
'Tis not a mile: briefely we heard their drummes.'Tis not a mile; briefly we heard their drums.briefly (adv.)
old form: briefely
a little while ago, a short time past
How could'st thou in a mile confound an houre,How couldst thou in a mile confound an hour,confound (v.)[of time] waste, consume, squanderCor
And bring thy Newes so late?And bring thy news so late? Cor
Spies of the VolcesSpies of the Volsces Cor
Held me in chace, that I was forc'd to wheeleHeld me in chase, that I was forced to wheel Cor
Three or foure miles about, else had I sirThree or four miles about, else had I, sir, Cor
Halfe an houre since brought my report.Half an hour since brought my report. Cor
Enter Martius.Enter Martius Cor I.v.21
Whose yonder,Who's yonder Cor
That doe's appeare as he were Flead? O Gods,That does appear as he were flayed? O gods! Cor
He has the stampe of Martius, and I haueHe has the stamp of Martius, and I havestamp (n.)
old form: stampe
impression, mark, imprint
Before time seene him thus.Before-time seen him thus.before-time (adv.)
old form: Before time
formerly, previously, earlier
(shouts) Cor I.i.24
Come I too late? Come I too late? Cor
The Shepherd knowes not Thunder frõ a Taber,The shepherd knows not thunder from a tabortabor (n.)
old form: Taber
type of small drum, especially used in revelling
More then I know the sound of Martius TongueMore than I know the sound of Martius' tongue Cor
From euery meaner man.From every meaner man.mean (adj.)of low rank, inferior in position, less importantCor
Martius. MARTIUS 
Come I too late?Come I too late? Cor
I, if you come not in the blood of others,Ay, if you come not in the blood of others, Cor
But mantled in your owne.But mantled in your own. Cor
Oh! let me clip yeO, let me clip yeclip (v.)embrace, clasp, hugCor
In Armes as sound, as when I woo'd in heart;In arms as sound as when I wooed, in heart Cor
As merry, as when our Nuptiall day was done,As merry as when our nuptial day was done, Cor
And Tapers burnt to Bedward.And tapers burned to bedward!bedward, toshowing the way towards bedCor
Flower of Warriors,Flower of warriors, Cor
how is't with Titus Lartius?How is't with Titus Lartius? Cor
As with a man busied about Decrees:As with a man busied about decrees: Cor
Condemning some to death, and some to exile,Condemning some to death and some to exile, Cor
Ransoming him, or pittying, threatning th' other;Ransoming him or pitying, threatening th' other; Cor
Holding Corioles in the name of Rome,Holding Corioles in the name of Rome Cor
Euen like a fawning Grey-hound in the Leash,Even like a fawning greyhound in the leash, Cor
To let him slip at will.To let him slip at will.slip, letlet go, allow to leave, unleashCor
Where is that SlaueWhere is that slave Cor
Which told me they had beate you to your Trenches?Which told me they had beat you to your trenches? Cor
Where is he? Call him hither.Where is he? Call him hither. Cor
Let him alone,Let him alone. Cor
He did informe the truth: but for our Gentlemen,He did inform the truth – but for our gentlemen.inform (v.)
old form: informe
report, relate, tell
The common file, (a plague-Tribunes for them)The common file – a plague! Tribunes for them! – file (n.)rank of soldiers, formationCor
The Mouse ne're shunn'd the Cat, as they did budgeThe mouse ne'er shunned the cat as they did budgebudge, bodge (v.)flinch, shrink, move awayCor
From Rascals worse then they.From rascals worse than they. Cor
But how preuail'd you?But how prevailed you? Cor
Will the time serue to tell, I do not thinke:Will the time serve to tell? I do not think. Cor
Where is the enemy? Are you Lords a'th Field?Where is the enemy? Are you lords o'th' field?field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combatCor
If not, why cease you till you are so?If not, why cease you till you are so? Cor
Martius,Martius, Cor
we haue at disaduantage fought, / And didWe have at disadvantage fought, and did Cor
retyre to win our purpose.Retire to win our purpose.retire (v.)
old form: retyre
retreat, pull back, withdraw
purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan
How lies their Battell? Know you on wt sideHow lies their battle? Know you on which sidebattle (n.)
old form: Battell
battle array, war formation, ranks of soldiers
They haue plac'd their men of trust?They have placed their men of trust? Cor
As I guesse Martius,As I guess, Martius, Cor
Their Bands i'th Vaward are the AntientsTheir bands i'th' vaward are the Antiates,vaward (n.)[military] vanguard, foremost divisionCor
Antiates (n.)[pron: an'tiyateez] people from Antium (modern Anzio), S Italy
band (n.)body of men, troop
Of their best trust: O're them Auffidious,Of their best trust; o'er them Aufidius, Cor
Their very heart of Hope.Their very heart of hope.heart (n.)spirit, soul, essenceCor
I do beseech you,I do beseech you Cor
By all the Battailes wherein we haue fought,By all the battles wherein we have fought, Cor
By th' Blood we haue shed together, / By th' VowesBy th' blood we have shed together, by th' vows Cor
we haue made / To endure Friends, that you directly We have made to endure friends, that you directly Cor
set me / Against Affidious, and his Antiats,Set me against Aufidius and his Antiates, Cor
And that you not delay the present (butAnd that you not delay the present, but,present (n.)present time, immediate moment, matter in handCor
Filling the aire with Swords aduanc'd) and Darts,Filling the air with swords advanced and darts,dart (n.)arrow; or: light spearCor
advanced (adj.)
old form: aduanc'd
raised up, held high, uplifted
We proue this very houre.We prove this very hour.prove (v.)
old form: proue
test, try out, make trial [of]
Though I could wish,Though I could wish Cor
You were conducted to a gentle Bath,You were conducted to a gentle bathgentle (adj.)soft, tender, kindCor
And Balmes applyed to you, yet dare I neuerAnd balms applied to you, yet dare I never Cor
Deny your asking, take your choice of thoseDeny your asking. Take your choice of those Cor
That best can ayde your action.That best can aid your action. Cor
Those are theyThose are they Cor
That most are willing; if any such be heere,That most are willing. If any such be here –  Cor
(As it were sinne to doubt) that loue this paintingAs it were sin to doubt – that love this painting Cor
Wherein you see me smear'd, if any feareWherein you see me smeared; if any fear Cor
Lessen his person, then an ill report:Lesser his person than an ill report;ill (adj.)bad, adverse, unfavourableCor
If any thinke, braue death out-weighes bad life,If any think brave death outweighs bad lifebrave (adj.)
old form: braue
fine, excellent, splendid, impressive
And that his Countries deerer then himselfe,And that his country's dearer than himself; Cor
Let him alone: Or so many so minded,Let him alone, or so many so minded, Cor
Waue thus to expresse his disposition,Wave thus to express his disposition,disposition (n.)inclination, mood, frame of mindCor
And follow Martius.And follow Martius. Cor
They all shout and waue their swords, take him vp in They all shout and wave their swords, take him up in Cor
theirArmes, and cast vp their Caps.their arms, and cast up their caps Cor
Oh me alone, make you a sword of me:O'me alone, make you a sword of me. Cor
If these shewes be not outward, which of youIf these shows be not outward, which of yououtward (adj.)external, surface, superficialCor
But is foure Volces? None of you, but isBut is four Volsces? None of you but is Cor
Able to beare against the great AuffidiousAble to bear against the great Aufidius Cor
A Shield, as hard as his. A certaine numberA shield as hard as his. A certain number, Cor
(Though thankes to all) must I select from all: / The rest Though thanks to all, must I select from all. The rest Cor
shall beare the businesse in some other fightShall bear the business in some other fight, Cor
(As cause will be obey'd:) please you to March,As cause will be obeyed. Please you to march;cause (n.)occasion, circumstanceCor
And foure shall quickly draw out my Command,And I shall quickly draw out my command,draw out (v.)choose, select, findCor
command (n.)troop, body of men, force
Which men are best inclin'd.Which men are best inclined. Cor
March on my Fellowes:March on, my fellows. Cor
Make good this ostentation, and you shallMake good this ostentation, and you shallostentation (n.)public show, display, exhibitionCor
Diuide in all, with vs. Divide in all with us.divide (v.)
old form: Diuide
share, participate, have a portion
Exeunt Exeunt Cor
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