Romeo and Juliet

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Enter Romeo and Iuliet aloft.Enter Romeo and Juliet aloft, at the window RJ III.v.1
Wilt thou be gone? It is not yet neere day:Wilt thou be gone? It is not yet near day. RJ III.v.1
It was the Nightingale, and not the Larke,It was the nightingale, and not the lark, RJ III.v.2
That pier'st the fearefull hollow of thine eare,That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear.fearful (adj.)

old form: fearefull
timid, timorous, frightened, full of fear
RJ III.v.3
Nightly she sings on yond Pomgranet tree,Nightly she sings on yond pomegranate tree. RJ III.v.4
Beleeue me Loue, it was the Nightingale.Believe me, love, it was the nightingale. RJ III.v.5
It was the Larke the Herauld of the Morne:It was the lark, the herald of the morn;morn (n.)

old form: Morne
morning, dawn
RJ III.v.6
No Nightingale: looke Loue what enuious streakesNo nightingale. Look, love, what envious streaksenvious (adj.)

old form: enuious
malicious, spiteful, vindictive, full of enmity
RJ III.v.7
Do lace the seuering Cloudes in yonder East:Do lace the severing clouds in yonder East. RJ III.v.8
Nights Candles are burnt out, and Iocond dayNight's candles are burnt out, and jocund dayjocund (adj.)

old form: Iocond
merry, joyful, cheerful
RJ III.v.9
Stands tipto on the mistie Mountaines tops,Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain-tops. RJ III.v.10
I must be gone and liue, or stay and die.I must be gone and live, or stay and die. RJ III.v.11
Yond light is not daylight, I know it I:Yond light is not daylight; I know it, I. RJ III.v.12
It is some Meteor that the Sun exhales,It is some meteor that the sun exhalesexhale (v.)
cause to flow, draw out, draw up
RJ III.v.13
meteor (n.)
aurora, luminous emanation, atmospheric effect
To be to thee this night a Torch-bearer,To be to thee this night a torchbearer RJ III.v.14
And light thee on thy way to Mantua.And light thee on thy way to Mantua. RJ III.v.15
Therefore stay yet, thou need'st not to be gone.Therefore stay yet. Thou needest not to be gone. RJ III.v.16
Let me be tane, let me be put to death,Let me be ta'en, let me be put to death. RJ III.v.17
I am content, so thou wilt haue it so.I am content, so thou wilt have it so.content (adj.)
agreeable, willing, ready
RJ III.v.18
Ile say yon gray is not the mornings eye,I'll say yon grey is not the morning's eye; RJ III.v.19
'Tis but the pale reflexe of Cinthias brow.'Tis but the pale reflex of Cynthia's brow.reflex (n.)

old form: reflexe
reflection, image, shadow
RJ III.v.20
Cynthia (n.)
Roman goddess of the moon; one of the identities of Diana
brow (n.)
Nor that is not Larke whose noates do beateNor that is not the lark whose notes do beat RJ III.v.21
The vaulty heauen so high aboue our heads,The vaulty heaven so high above our heads.vaulty (adj.)
resembling a vault, arched, domed
RJ III.v.22
I haue more care to stay, then will to go:I have more care to stay than will to go.will (n.)
desire, wish, liking, inclination
RJ III.v.23
care (n.)
desire, inclination, concern
Come death and welcome, Iuliet wills it so.Come, death, and welcome! Juliet wills it so. RJ III.v.24
How ist my soule, lets talke, it is not day.How is't, my soul? Let's talk. It is not day. RJ III.v.25
It is, it is, hie hence be gone away:It is, it is! Hie hence, be gone, away!hie (v.)
hasten, hurry, speed
RJ III.v.26
It is the Larke that sings so out of tune,It is the lark that sings so out of tune, RJ III.v.27
Straining harsh Discords, and vnpleasing Sharpes.Straining harsh discords and unpleasing (n.)

old form: Sharpes
high-pitched note, shrill sound
RJ III.v.28
Some say the Larke makes sweete Diuision;Some say the lark makes sweet division.division (n.)

old form: Diuision
[music] variation, modulation
RJ III.v.29
This doth not so: for she diuideth vs.This doth not so, for she divideth us. RJ III.v.30
Some say, the Larke and loathed Toad change eyes,Some say the lark and loathed toad change eyes.change (v.)
exchange, trade
RJ III.v.31
O now I would they had chang'd voyces too:O, now I would they had changed voices too, RJ III.v.32
Since arme from arme that voyce doth vs affray,Since arm from arm that voice doth us affray,affray (v.)
scare, startle, frighten away
RJ III.v.33
Hunting thee hence, with Hunts-vp to the day,Hunting thee hence with hunt's-up to the day.hunt's-up (n.)

old form: Hunts-vp
daybreak song to wake huntsmen [or a newly married wife]
RJ III.v.34
O now be gone, more light and itlight growes.O, now be gone! More light and light it grows. RJ III.v.35
More light & light, more darke & darke our woes.More light and light: more dark and dark our woes.dark (adj.)

old form: darke
sad, melancholic, gloomy
RJ III.v.36
Enter Madam and Nurse.Enter Nurse hastily RJ III.v.37
Madam.Madam! RJ III.v.37
Nurse.Nurse? RJ III.v.38
Your Lady Mother is comming to your chamber,Your lady mother is coming to your chamber. RJ III.v.39
The day is broke, be wary, looke about.The day is broke. Be wary. Look about. RJ III.v.40
Exit Nurse RJ III.v.40
Then window let day in, and let life out.Then, window, let day in, and let life out. RJ III.v.41
Farewell, farewell, one kisse and Ile descend.Farewell, farewell! One kiss, and I'll descend. RJ III.v.42
He goes down RJ III.v.43.1
Art thou gone so? Loue, Lord, ay Husband, Friend,Art thou gone so, love-lord, aye husband-friend?husband-friend (n.)
husband as well as lover
RJ III.v.43
aye (adv.)
always, ever, for eternity
I must heare from thee euery day in the houre,I must hear from thee every day in the hour, RJ III.v.44
For in a minute there are many dayes,For in a minute there are many days. RJ III.v.45
O by this count I shall be much in yeares,O by this count I shall be much in yearsyears (n.)

old form: yeares
RJ III.v.46
count (n.)
account, reckoning
Ere I againe behold my Romeo.Ere I again behold my Romeo. RJ III.v.47
Farewell:Farewell! RJ III.v.48
I will omit no oportunitie,I will omit no opportunity RJ III.v.49
That may conuey my greetings Loue, to thee.That may convey my greetings, love, to thee. RJ III.v.50
O thinkest thou we shall euer meet againe?O, thinkest thou we shall ever meet again? RJ III.v.51
I doubt it not, and all these woes shall serueI doubt it not; and all these woes shall serve RJ III.v.52
For sweet discourses in our time to come.For sweet discourses in our times to come. RJ III.v.53
Iuilet. JULIET 
O God! I haue an ill Diuining soule,O God, I have an ill-divining soul!ill-divining (adj.)

old form: ill Diuining
giving premonitions of harm, ominously prophesying
RJ III.v.54
Me thinkes I see thee now, thou art so lowe,Methinks I see thee, now thou art so low,methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)

old form: Me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
RJ III.v.55
As one dead in the bottome of a Tombe,As one dead in the bottom of a tomb. RJ III.v.56
Either my eye-sight failes, or thou look'st pale.Either my eyesight fails, or thou lookest pale. RJ III.v.57
And trust me Loue, in my eye so do you:And trust me, love, in my eye so do you. RJ III.v.58
Drie sorrow drinkes our blood. Adue, adue. Dry sorrow drinks our blood. Adieu, adieu! RJ III.v.59
Exit.Exit Romeo RJ III.v.59
O Fortune, Fortune, all men call thee fickle,O Fortune, Fortune! All men call thee fickle.Fortune (n.)
Roman goddess, shown as a woman at a spinning-wheel, or controlling a rudder, and as blind
RJ III.v.60
If thou art fickle, what dost thou with himIf thou art fickle, what dost thou with him RJ III.v.61
That is renown'd for faith? be fickle Fortune:That is renowned for faith? Be fickle, Fortune, RJ III.v.62
For then I hope thou wilt not keepe him long,For then I hope thou wilt not keep him long RJ III.v.63
But send him backe.But send him back. RJ III.v.64.1
She goes down from the window RJ III.v.64.1
Enter Mother.Enter Juliet's mother RJ III.v.64.2
Ho Daughter, are you vp?Ho, daughter! Are you up? RJ III.v.64.2
Who ist that calls? Is it my Lady Mother.Who is't that calls? It is my lady mother. RJ III.v.65
Is she not downe so late, or vp so early?Is she not down so late, or up so early?down (adv.)

old form: downe
in bed
RJ III.v.66
What vnaccustom'd cause procures her hither?What unaccustomed cause procures her hither?procure (v.)
bring, induce, make come
RJ III.v.67
unaccustomed (adj.)

old form: vnaccustom'd
unusual, strange, unfamiliar
Why how now Iuliet?Why, how now, Juliet? RJ III.v.68.1
Madam I am not well.Madam, I am not well. RJ III.v.68.2
Euermore weeping for your Cozins death?Evermore weeping for your cousin's death? RJ III.v.69
What wilt thou wash him from his graue with teares?What, wilt thou wash him from his grave with tears? RJ III.v.70
And if thou could'st, thou could'st not make him liue:An if thou couldst, thou couldst not make him if (conj.)
RJ III.v.71
Therefore haue done, some griefe shewes much of Loue,Therefore have done. Some grief shows much of love; RJ III.v.72
But much of griefe, shewes still some want of wit.But much of grief shows still some want of wit.wit (n.)
intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
RJ III.v.73
still (adv.)
constantly, always, continually
Yet let me weepe, for such a feeling losse.Yet let me weep for such a feeling loss.feeling (adj.)
deeply felt, heartfelt, acutely sensed
RJ III.v.74
So shall you feele the losse, but not the FriendSo shall you feel the loss, but not the friendfriend (n.)
relative, relation, kinsman
RJ III.v.75
Which you weepe for.Which you weep for. RJ III.v.76.1
Feeling so the losse,Feeling so the loss, RJ III.v.76.2
I cannot chuse but euer weepe the Friend.I cannot choose but ever weep the friend.friend (n.)
lover, sweetheart, suitor
RJ III.v.77
Well Girle, thou weep'st not so much for his death,Well, girl, thou weepest not so much for his death RJ III.v.78
As that the Villaine liues which slaughter'd him.As that the villain lives which slaughtered him. RJ III.v.79
What Villaine, Madam?What villain, madam? RJ III.v.80.1
That same Villaine Romeo.That same villain Romeo. RJ III.v.80.2
(aside) RJ III.v.81
Villaine and he, be many Miles assunder:Villain and he be many miles asunder. – RJ III.v.81
God pardon, I doe with all my heart:God pardon! I do, with all my heart. RJ III.v.82
And yet no man like he, doth grieue my heart.And yet no man like he doth grieve my heart. RJ III.v.83
That is because the Traitor liues.That is because the traitor murderer lives. RJ III.v.84
I Madam from the reach of these my hands:Ay, madam, from the reach of these my hands. RJ III.v.85
Would none but I might venge my Cozins death.Would none but I might venge my cousin's death!venge (v.)
avenge, revenge
RJ III.v.86
We will haue vengeance for it, feare thou not.We will have vengeance for it, fear thou not. RJ III.v.87
Then weepe no more, Ile send to one in Mantua,Then weep no more. I'll send to one in Mantua, RJ III.v.88
Where that same banisht Run-agate doth liue,Where that same banished runagate doth live,runagate (n.)

old form: Run-agate
runaway, vagabond, fugitive
RJ III.v.89
Shall giue him such an vnaccustom'd dram,Shall give him such an unaccustomed dramdram (n.)
[small dose of] poison
RJ III.v.90
That he shall soone keepe Tybalt company:That he shall soon keep Tybalt company. RJ III.v.91
And then I hope thou wilt be satisfied.And then I hope thou wilt be satisfied. RJ III.v.92
Indeed I neuer shall be satisfiedIndeed I never shall be satisfied RJ III.v.93
With Romeo, till I behold him. DeadWith Romeo till I behold him – dead – RJ III.v.94
Is my poore heart so for a kinsman vext:Is my poor heart so for a kinsman vexed.vex (v.)

old form: vext
afflict, trouble, torment
RJ III.v.95
Madam if you could find out but a manMadam, if you could find out but a man RJ III.v.96
To beare a poyson, I would temper it;To bear a poison, I would temper it –temper (v.)
blend, mix, concoct, compound
RJ III.v.97
That Romeo should vpon receit thereof,That Romeo should, upon receipt thereof, RJ III.v.98
Soone sleepe in quiet. O how my heart abhorsSoon sleep in quiet. O, how my heart abhors RJ III.v.99
To heare him nam'd, and cannot come to him,To hear him named and cannot come to him, RJ III.v.100
To wreake the Loue I bore my Cozin,To wreak the love I bore my cousinwreak (v.)

old form: wreake
inflict, deliver, bestow
RJ III.v.101
Vpon his body that hath slaughter'd him.Upon his body that hath slaughtered him! RJ III.v.102
Find thou the meanes, and Ile find such a man.Find thou the means, and I'll find such a man. RJ III.v.103
But now Ile tell thee ioyfull tidings Gyrle.But now I'll tell thee joyful tidings, girl. RJ III.v.104
And ioy comes well, in such a needy time,And joy comes well in such a needy time. RJ III.v.105
What are they, beseech your Ladyship?What are they, beseech your ladyship? RJ III.v.106
Well, well, thou hast a carefull Father Child?Well, well, thou hast a careful father, child:careful (adj.)

old form: carefull
provident, caring, solicitous
RJ III.v.107
One who to put thee from thy heauinesse,One who, to put thee from thy heaviness,heaviness (n.)

old form: heauinesse
sadness, grief, sorrow
RJ III.v.108
Hath sorted out a sudden day of ioy,Hath sorted out a sudden day of joysudden (adj.)
immediate, early, prompt
RJ III.v.109
sort out (v.)
arrange, contrive, prepare
That thou expects not, nor I lookt not for.That thou expects not nor I looked not for. RJ III.v.110
Madam in happy time, what day is this?Madam, in happy time! What day is that?happy time, in
coming just at the right time
RJ III.v.111
Marry my Child, early next Thursday morne,Marry, my child, early next Thursday mornmorn (n.)

old form: morne
morning, dawn
RJ III.v.112
The gallant, young, and Noble Gentleman,The gallant, young, and noble gentleman, RJ III.v.113
The Countie Paris at Saint Peters Church,The County Paris, at Saint Peter's Church, RJ III.v.114
Shall happily make thee a ioyfull Bride.Shall happily make thee there a joyful bride. RJ III.v.115
Now by Saint Peters Church, and Peter too,Now by Saint Peter's Church, and Peter too, RJ III.v.116
He shall not make me there a ioyfull Bride.He shall not make me there a joyful bride! RJ III.v.117
I wonder at this hast, that I must wedI wonder at this haste, that I must wed RJ III.v.118
Ere he that should be Husband comes to woe:Ere he that should be husband comes to woo. RJ III.v.119
I pray you tell my Lord and Father Madam,I pray you tell my lord and father, madam, RJ III.v.120
I will not marrie yet, and when I doe, I sweareI will not marry yet; and when I do, I swear RJ III.v.121
It shallbe Romeo, whom you know I hateIt shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate, RJ III.v.122
Rather then Paris. These are newes indeed.Rather than Paris. These are news indeed! RJ III.v.123
Here comes your Father, tell him so your selfe,Here comes your father. Tell him so yourself, RJ III.v.124
And see how he will take it at your hands.And see how he will take it at your hands. RJ III.v.125
Enter Capulet and Nurse.Enter Capulet and Nurse RJ III.v.126
When the Sun sets, the earth doth drizzle daewWhen the sun sets the earth doth drizzle dew, RJ III.v.126
But for the Sunset of my Brothers Sonne,But for the sunset of my brother's son RJ III.v.127
It raines downright.It rains downright.downright (adj.)
directed straight down, coming from above
RJ III.v.128
How now? A Conduit Gyrle, what still in teares?How now? A conduit, girl? What, still in tears?conduit (n.)
channel, outflowing, water-spout, fountain
RJ III.v.129
Euermore showring in one little body?Evermore showering? In one little body RJ III.v.130
Thou counterfaits a Barke, a Sea, a Wind:Thou counterfeitest a bark, a sea, a wind.counterfeit (v.)

old form: counterfaits
copy, imitate, simulate
RJ III.v.131
bark, barque (n.)

old form: Barke
ship, vessel
For still thy eyes, which I may call the Sea,For still thy eyes, which I may call the sea, RJ III.v.132
Do ebbe and flow with teares, the Barke thy body isDo ebb and flow with tears. The bark thy body is, RJ III.v.133
Sayling in this salt floud, the windes thy sighes,Sailing in this salt flood. The winds, thy sighs, RJ III.v.134
Who raging with the teares and they with them,Who, raging with thy tears and they with them, RJ III.v.135
Without a sudden calme will ouer setWithout a sudden calm will oversetoverset (v.)

old form: ouer set
overturn, capsize, overwhelm
RJ III.v.136
Thy tempest tossed body. How now wife?Thy tempest-tossed body. How now, wife? RJ III.v.137
Haue you deliuered to her our decree?Have you delivered to her our decree?deliver (v.)

old form: deliuered
report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
RJ III.v.138
decree (n.)
arrangement, decision, resolve
I sir; / But she will none, she giues you thankes,Ay, sir. But she will none, she gives you thanks. RJ III.v.139
I would the foole were married to her graue.I would the fool were married to her grave! RJ III.v.140
Soft, take me with you, take me with you wife,Soft! Take me with you , take me with you, wife.take me with you
help me understand you
RJ III.v.141
soft (int.)
[used as a command] not so fast, wait a moment, be quiet
How, will she none? doth she not giue vs thanks?How? Will she none? Doth she not give us thanks? RJ III.v.142
Is she not proud? doth she not count her blest,Is she not proud? Doth she not count her blest, RJ III.v.143
Vnworthy as she is, that we haue wroughtUnworthy as she is, that we have wroughtwork (v.), past form wrought
bring about, arrange, effect
RJ III.v.144
So worthy a Gentleman, to be her BridegroomeSo worthy a gentleman to be her bride?bride (n.)
bridegroom, spouse
RJ III.v.145
Not proud you haue, / But thankfull that you haue:Not proud you have, but thankful that you have. RJ III.v.146
Proud can I neuer be of what I haue,Proud can I never be of what I hate, RJ III.v.147
But thankfull euen for hate, that is meant Loue.But thankful even for hate that is meant love. RJ III.v.148
How now? / How now? Chopt Logicke? what is this?How, how, how, how, chopped logic? What is this?chopped logic (n.)

old form: Chopt Logicke
contentious arguer, disputatious wretch
RJ III.v.149
Proud, and I thanke you: and I thanke you not.‘ Proud ’ – and ‘ I thank you ’ – and ‘ I thank you not ’ – RJ III.v.150
And yet ‘ not proud ’? Mistress minion you,minion (n.)
hussy, jade, minx
RJ III.v.151
Thanke me no thankings, nor proud me no prouds,Thank me no thankings, nor proud me no prouds,thanking (n.)
word of thanks, expression of gratitude
RJ III.v.152
But fettle your fine ioints 'gainst Thursday next,But fettle your fine joints 'gainst Thursday nextfettle (v.)
make ready, put in order
RJ III.v.153
To go with Paris to Saint Peters Church:To go with Paris to Saint Peter's Church, RJ III.v.154
Or I will drag thee, on a Hurdle thither.Or I will drag thee on a hurdle thither.hurdle (n.)
cart, frame [as used for dragging traitors to execution]
RJ III.v.155
Out you greene sicknesse carrion, out you baggage,Out, you green-sickness carrion! Out, you baggage!green-sickness (adj.)affected by green-sicknessRJ III.v.156
baggage (n.)
good-for-nothing woman, harlot
carrion (n.)
carcass, wretch, worthless beast
You tallow face.You tallow-face!tallow-face (n.)

old form: tallow face
[contemptuous] face as pale as wax
RJ III.v.157.1
Fie, fie, what are you mad?Fie, fie! What, are you mad? RJ III.v.157.2
Good Father, I beseech you on my kneesGood father, I beseech you on my knees, RJ III.v.158
Heare me with patience, but to speake a word.Hear me with patience but to speak a word. RJ III.v.159
Hang thee young baggage, disobedient wretch,Hang thee, young baggage! Disobedient wretch! RJ III.v.160
I tell thee what, get thee to Church a Thursday,I tell thee what – get thee to church a' Thursday RJ III.v.161
Or neuer after looke me in the face.Or never after look me in the face. RJ III.v.162
Speake not, reply not, do not answere me.Speak not, reply not, do not answer me! RJ III.v.163
My fingers itch, wife: we scarce thought vs blest,My fingers itch. Wife, we scarce thought us blest RJ III.v.164
That God had lent vs but this onely Child,That God had lent us but this only child. RJ III.v.165
But now I see this one is one too much,But now I see this one is one too much, RJ III.v.166
And that we haue a curse in hauing her:And that we have a curse in having her. RJ III.v.167
Out on her Hilding.Out on her, hilding!hilding (n.)
good-for-nothing, worthless individual
RJ III.v.168.1
God in heauen blesse her,God in heaven bless her! RJ III.v.168.2
You are too blame my Lord to rate her so.You are to blame, my lord, to rate her so.rate (v.)
berate, reproach, rebuke, scold
RJ III.v.169
blame, to

old form: too
to be blamed, blameworthy
And why my Lady wisedome? hold your tongue,And why, my Lady Wisdom? Hold your tongue, RJ III.v.170
Good Prudence, smatter with your gossip, go.Good Prudence. Smatter with your gossips, go!smatter (v.)
prattle, chatter, babble away
RJ III.v.171
gossip (n.)
tattler, chatterer, idle talker
I speake no treason,I speak no treason. RJ III.v.172.1
Father, O Godigoden,O, God-i-good-e'en! RJ III.v.172.2
May not one speake?May not one speak? RJ III.v.173.1
Peace you mumbling foole,Peace, you mumbling fool! RJ III.v.173.2
Vtter your grauitie ore a Gossips bowlesUtter your gravity o'er a gossip's bowl,gossip (n.)
old woman, gossiping woman
RJ III.v.174
gravity (n.)

old form: grauitie
wisdom, sage advice
For here we need it not.For here we need it not. RJ III.v.175.1
You are too hot.You are too (adj.)
hot-tempered, angry, passionate
RJ III.v.175.2
Gods bread, it makes me mad:God's bread! It makes me mad.bread (n.)
sacramental wafer eaten during a religious service
RJ III.v.176
Day, night, houre, ride, time, worke, play,Day, night; hour, tide, time; work, play;tide (n.)
season, date, time [of year]
RJ III.v.177
Alone in companie, still my care hath binAlone, in company; still my care hath beenstill (adv.)
constantly, always, continually
RJ III.v.178
care (n.)
responsibility, duty, matter of concern
To haue her matcht, and hauing now prouidedTo have her matched. And having now providedmatch (v.)

old form: matcht
join in marriage, make a match
RJ III.v.179
A Gentleman of Noble Parentage,A gentleman of noble parentage, RJ III.v.180
Of faire Demeanes, Youthfull, and Nobly Allied,Of fair demesnes, youthful, and nobly trained,demesne (n.)

old form: Demeanes
(plural) territories, lands, dominions
RJ III.v.181
Stuft as they say with Honourable parts,Stuffed, as they say, with honourable parts,part (n.)
quality, attribute, gift, accomplishment [of mind or body]
RJ III.v.182
stuffed (adj.)

old form: Stuft
full, complete, proven, stored up
Proportion'd as ones thought would wish a man,Proportioned as one's thought would wish a man – RJ III.v.183
And then to haue a wretched puling foole,And then to have a wretched puling fool,puling (n./adj.)
whimpering, whining, complaining
RJ III.v.184
A whining mammet, in her Fortunes tender,A whining mammet, in her fortune's tender,mammet (n.)
doll, puppet
RJ III.v.185
tender (n.)
proposal of marriage, offer of betrothal
To answer, Ile not wed, I cannot Loue:To answer ‘ I'll not wed, I cannot love; RJ III.v.186
I am too young, I pray you pardon me.I am too young, I pray you pardon me ’! RJ III.v.187
But, and you will not wed, Ile pardon you.But, an you will not wed, I'll pardon you!and, an (conj.)
if, whether
RJ III.v.188
Graze where you will, you shall not house with me:Graze where you will, you shall not house with me. RJ III.v.189
Looke too't, thinke on't, I do not vse to iest.Look to't, think on't. I do not use to jest.use (v.)

old form: vse
be accustomed, make a habit [of]
RJ III.v.190
Thursday is neere, lay hand on heart, aduise,Thursday is near. Lay hand on heart. Advise.advise, avise (v.)

old form: aduise
consider, take thought, reflect
RJ III.v.191
And you be mine, Ile giue you to my Friend:An you be mine, I'll give you to my friend. RJ III.v.192
And you be not, hang, beg, straue, die in the streets,An you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in the streets, RJ III.v.193
For by my soule, Ile nere acknowledge thee,For, by my soul, I'll ne'er acknowledge thee, RJ III.v.194
Nor what is mine shall neuer do thee good:Nor what is mine shall never do thee good. RJ III.v.195
Trust too't, bethinke you, Ile not be forsworne Trust to't. Bethink you. I'll not be forsworn.forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore

old form: forsworne
deny, repudiate, refuse to admit
RJ III.v.196
bethink (v.), past form bethought

old form: bethinke
call to mind, think about, consider, reflect
Exit.Exit Capulet RJ III.v.196
Is there no pittie sitting in the Cloudes,Is there no pity sitting in the clouds RJ III.v.197
That sees into the bottome of my griefe?That sees into the bottom of my grief? RJ III.v.198
O sweet my Mother cast me not away,O sweet my mother, cast me not away! RJ III.v.199
Delay this marriage, for a month, a weeke,Delay this marriage for a month, a week. RJ III.v.200
Or if you do not, make the Bridall bedOr if you do not, make the bridal bed RJ III.v.201
In that dim Monument where Tybalt lies.In that dim monument where Tybalt lies. RJ III.v.202
Talke not to me, for Ile not speake a word,Talk not to me, for I'll not speak a word. RJ III.v.203
Do as thou wilt, for I haue done with thee. Do as thou wilt, for I have done with thee. RJ III.v.204
Exit.Exit Lady Capulet RJ III.v.204
O God! / O Nurse, how shall this be preuented?O God! – O Nurse, how shall this be prevented? RJ III.v.205
My Husband is on earth, my faith in heauen,My husband is on earth, my faith in heaven. RJ III.v.206
How shall that faith returne againe to earth,How shall that faith return again to earth RJ III.v.207
Vnlesse that Husband send it me from heauen,Unless that husband send it me from heaven RJ III.v.208
By leauing earth? Comfort me, counsaile me:By leaving earth? Comfort me, counsel me. RJ III.v.209
Hlacke, alacke, that heauen should practise stratagemsAlack, alack, that heaven should practise stratagemspractise on / upon (v.)
plot against
RJ III.v.210
stratagem (n.)
scheme, device, cunning plan
Vpon so soft a subiect as my selfe.Upon so soft a subject as myself!subject (n.)
object, thing, creature
RJ III.v.211
What saist thou? hast thou not a word of ioy?What sayest thou? Hast thou not a word of joy? RJ III.v.212
Some comfort Nurse.Some comfort, Nurse. RJ III.v.213.1
Faith here it is,Faith, here it is. RJ III.v.213.2
Romeo is banished, and all the world to nothing,Romeo is banished; and all the world to nothingnothing, all the world to
the odds are a million to one
RJ III.v.214
That he dares nere come backe to challenge you:That he dares ne'er come back to challenge you.challenge (v.)
demand as a right, claim, call for, insist on
RJ III.v.215
Or if he do, it needs must be by stealth.Or if he do, it needs must be by stealth. RJ III.v.216
Then since the case so stands as now it doth,Then, since the case so stands as now it doth,case (n.)
state, plight, situation, circumstance
RJ III.v.217
I thinke it best you married with the Countie,I think it best you married with the County.county (n.)

old form: Countie
[title of rank] count
RJ III.v.218
O hee's a Louely Gentleman:O, he's a lovely gentleman! RJ III.v.219
Romeos a dish-clout to him: an Eagle MadamRomeo's a dishclout to him. An eagle, madam,dishclout (n.)

old form: dish-clout
dishcloth, rag
RJ III.v.220
Hath not so greene, so quicke, so faire an eyeHath not so green, so quick, so fair an eye RJ III.v.221
As Paris hath, beshrow my very heart,As Paris hath. Beshrew my very heart,beshrew, 'shrew (v.)

old form: beshrow
curse, devil take, evil befall
RJ III.v.222
I thinke you are happy in this second match,I think you are happy in this second match, RJ III.v.223
For it excels your first: or if it did not,For it excels your first; or if it did not, RJ III.v.224
Your first is dead, or 'twere as good he were,Your first is dead – or 'twere as good he were RJ III.v.225
As liuing here and you no vse of him.As living here and you no use of him. RJ III.v.226
Speakest thou from thy heart?Speakest thou from thy heart? RJ III.v.227
And from my soule too, / Or else beshrew them both.And from my soul too. Else beshrew them both.beshrew, 'shrew (v.)
curse, devil take, evil befall
RJ III.v.228
Amen.Amen! RJ III.v.229
What?What? RJ III.v.230
Well, thou hast comforted me marue'lous much,Well, thou hast comforted me marvellous much.marvellous (adv.)

old form: marue'lous
very, extremely, exceedingly
RJ III.v.231
Go in, and tell my Lady I am gone,Go in; and tell my lady I am gone, RJ III.v.232
Hauing displeas'd my Father, to Lawrence Cell,Having displeased my father, to Laurence' cell, RJ III.v.233
To make confession, and to be absolu'd.To make confession and to be absolved. RJ III.v.234
Marrie I will, and this is wisely done.Marry, I will; and this is wisely done.marry (int.)
[exclamation] by Mary
RJ III.v.235
Exit Nurse RJ III.v.235
Auncient damnation, O most wicked fiend!Ancient damnation! O most wicked fiend! RJ III.v.236
It is more sin to wish me thus forsworne,Is it more sin to wish me thus forsworn,forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore

old form: forsworne
swear falsely, perjure [oneself], break one's word
RJ III.v.237
Or to dispraise my Lord with that same tongueOr to dispraise my lord with that same tonguedispraise (v.)
disparage, belittle, denigrate
RJ III.v.238
Which she hath prais'd him with aboue compare,Which she hath praised him with above comparecompare, above

old form: aboue
beyond comparison
RJ III.v.239
So many thousand times? Go Counsellor,So many thousand times? Go, counsellor! RJ III.v.240
Thou and my bosome henchforth shall be twaine:Thou and my bosom henceforth shall be twain.bosom (n.)

old form: bosome
inward thoughts, personal counsel
RJ III.v.241
twain (adj.)

old form: twaine
separated, not united, estranged
Ile to the Frier to know his remedie,I'll to the Friar to know his remedy. RJ III.v.242
If all else faile, my selfe haue power to die. If all else fail, myself have power to die. RJ III.v.243
Exeunt.Exit RJ III.v.243
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