Troilus and Cressida

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Enter at one doore Aneas with a Torch,Enter, at one door, Aeneas and a servant with a torch; TC IV.i.1.1
at another Paris, Diephobus, Anthenor, Diomed theat another, Paris, Deiphobus, Antenor, Diomedes the TC IV.i.1.2
Grecian, with Torches.Grecian, and others with torches TC IV.i.1.3
See hoa, who is that there?See, ho! Who is that there? TC IV.i.1
It is the Lord Aneas.It is the Lord Aeneas. TC IV.i.2
Is the Prince there in person?Is the prince there in person? –  TC IV.i.3
Had I so good occasion to lye longHad I so good occasion to lie long TC IV.i.4
As you Prince Paris, nothing but heauenly businesse,As you, Prince Paris, nothing but heavenly business TC IV.i.5
Should rob my bed-mate of my company.Should rob my bed-mate of my company. TC IV.i.6
That's my minde too: good morrow Lord Aneas.That's my mind too. – Good morrow, Lord Aeneas.morrow (n.)
TC IV.i.7
A valiant Greeke Aneas, take his hand,A valiant Greek, Aeneas – take his hand –  TC IV.i.8
Witnesse the processe of your speech within;Witness the process of your speech within;process (n.)

old form: processe
progress, course, path
TC IV.i.9
You told how Diomed, in a whole weeke by dayesYou told how Diomed a whole week by daysdays, by

old form: dayes
every day, day by day
TC IV.i.10
Did haunt you in the Field.Did haunt you in the field.field (n.)
field of battle, battleground, field of combat
TC IV.i.11.1
Health to you valiant sir,Health to you, valiant sir, TC IV.i.11.2
During all question of the gentle truce:During all question of the gentle truce;question (n.)
debating, discussion, investigation
TC IV.i.12
gentle (adj.)
peaceful, calm, free from violence
But when I meete you arm'd, as blacke defiance,But when I meet you armed, as black defiance TC IV.i.13
As heart can thinke, or courage execute.As heart can think or courage execute. TC IV.i.14
The one and other Diomed embraces,The one and other Diomed embraces. TC IV.i.15
Our blouds are now in calme; and so long health:Our bloods are now in calm; and, so long, health;blood (n.)

old form: blouds
passion, feeling, strong emotion [especially sexual]
TC IV.i.16
But when contention, and occasion meetes,But when contention and occasion meet, TC IV.i.17
By Ioue, Ile play the hunter for thy life,By Jove, I'll play the hunter for thy lifeJove (n.)
[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme god
TC IV.i.18
With all my force, pursuite and pollicy.With all my force, pursuit, and policy.policy (n.)

old form: pollicy
stratagem, cunning, intrigue, craft
TC IV.i.19
And thou shalt hunt a Lyon that will flyeAnd thou shalt hunt a lion that will fly TC IV.i.20
With his face backward, in humaine gentlenesse:With his face backward. – In humane gentleness,humane (adj.)

old form: humaine
polite, courteous, refined
TC IV.i.21
gentleness (n.)

old form: gentlenesse
nobility, good breeding, courtesy
Welcome to Troy; now by Anchises life,Welcome to Troy! Now by Anchises' life,Anchises (n.)
[an'kiyseez] father of Aeneas, who saves him from blazing Troy by carrying him out of the city on his shoulders
TC IV.i.22
Welcome indeede: by Venus hand I sweare,Welcome indeed! By Venus' hand I swear,Venus (n.)
Roman goddess of beauty and love
TC IV.i.23
No man aliue can loue in such a sort,No man alive can love in such a sortsort (n.)
way, manner
TC IV.i.24
The thing he meanes to kill, more excellently.The thing he means to kill more excellently. TC IV.i.25
We simpathize. Ioue let Aneas liueWe sympathize. – Jove, let Aeneas live,sympathize (v.)

old form: simpathize
agree, be in accord
TC IV.i.26
(If to my sword his fate be not the glory)If to my sword his fate be not the glory, TC IV.i.27
A thousand compleate courses of the Sunne,A thousand complete courses of the sun! TC IV.i.28
But in mine emulous honor let him dye:But, in mine emulous honour let him die,emulous (adj.)
envious, filled with rivalry, greedy for praise
TC IV.i.29
With euery ioynt a wound, and that to morrow.With every joint a wound, and that tomorrow! TC IV.i.30
We know each other well.We know each other well. TC IV.i.31
We doe, and long to know each other worse.We do, and long to know each other worse. TC IV.i.32
This is the most, despightful'st gentle greeting;This is the most despiteful'st gentle greeting,gentle (adj.)
courteous, friendly, kind
TC IV.i.33
despiteful (adj.)

old form: despightful'st
cruel, spiteful, malicious
The noblest hatefull loue, that ere I heard of.The noblest hateful love, that e'er I heard of. TC IV.i.34
What businesse Lord so early?(To Aeneas) What business, lord, so early? TC IV.i.35
I was sent for to the King; but why, I know not.I was sent for to the King; but why, I know not. TC IV.i.36
Par. PARIS  
(to Aeneas) TC IV.i.37.1
His purpose meets you; it was to bring this GreekHis purpose meets you: it was to bring this Greekpurpose (n.)
intention, aim, plan
TC IV.i.37
To Calcha's house; and there to render him,To Calchas' house, and there to render him,render (v.)
exchange, give in return
TC IV.i.38
For the enfreed Anthenor, the faire Cressid:For the enfreed Antenor, the fair Cressid.enfreed (adj.)
liberated, released
TC IV.i.39
Lers haue your company; or if you please,Let's have your company, or, if you please, TC IV.i.40
Haste there before vs. I constantly doe thinkeHaste there before us: I constantly do think – constantly (adv.)
assuredly, firmly, certainly, confidently
TC IV.i.41
(Or rather call my thought a certaine knowledge)Or, rather, call my thought a certain knowledge –  TC IV.i.42
My brother Troylus lodges there to night.My brother Troilus lodges there tonight. TC IV.i.43
Rouse him, and giue him note of our approach,Rouse him, and give him note of our approach,note (n.)
knowledge, information, intimation
TC IV.i.44
With the whole quality whereof, I feareWith the whole quality whereof. I fearquality (n.)
occasion, cause
TC IV.i.45
We shall be much vnwelcome.We shall be much unwelcome. TC IV.i.46.1
(to Paris) TC IV.i.46
That I assure you:That I assure you; TC IV.i.46.2
Troylus had rather Troy were borne to Greece,Troilus had rather Troy were borne to Greece TC IV.i.47
Then Cressid borne from Troy.Than Cressid borne from Troy. TC IV.i.48.1
Par. PARIS  
(to Aeneas) TC IV.i.48
There is no helpe:There is no help; TC IV.i.48.2
The bitter disposition of the timeThe bitter disposition of the timedisposition (n.)
control, direction, management
TC IV.i.49
will haue it so. / On Lord, weele follow you.Will have it so. On, lord; we'll follow you. TC IV.i.50
Good morrow all. Good morrow, all. TC IV.i.51
Exit AneasExit with servant TC IV.i.51
And tell me noble Diomed; faith tell me true,And tell me, noble Diomed, faith, tell me true, TC IV.i.52
Euen in the soule of sound good fellow ship,Even in the soul of sound good-fellowship,soul (n.)

old form: soule
real nature, essence
TC IV.i.53
Who in your thoughts merits faire Helen most?Who, in your thoughts, merits fair Helen most, TC IV.i.54
My selfe, or Menelaus?Myself or Menelaus? TC IV.i.55.1
Both alike.Both alike: TC IV.i.55.2
He merits well to haue her, that doth seeke her,He merits well to have her, that doth seek her, TC IV.i.56
Not making any scruple of her soylure,Not making any scruple of her soilure,soilure (n.)

old form: soylure
soiling, staining, defilement
TC IV.i.57
scruple (n.)
suspicion, misgiving, doubt
With such a hell of paine, and world of charge.With such a hell of pain and world of charge;charge (n.)
expense, cost, outlay
TC IV.i.58
And you as well to keepe her, that defend her,And you as well to keep her, that defend her, TC IV.i.59
Not pallating the taste of her dishonour,Not palating the taste of her dishonour,palate (v.)

old form: pallating
relish, enjoy
TC IV.i.60
With such a costly losse of wealth and friends:With such a costly loss of wealth and friends. TC IV.i.61
He like a puling Cuckold, would drinke vpHe, like a puling cuckold, would drink uppuling (n./adj.)
whimpering, whining, complaining
TC IV.i.62
cuckold (n.)
[mocking name] man with an unfaithful wife
The lees and dregs of a flat tamed peece:The lees and dregs of a flat tamed piece;piece (n.)

old form: peece
wine cask, butt of liquor
TC IV.i.63
flat (adj.)
stale, insipid, unpalatable
tamed (adj.)
[of a cask] tapped, pierced
You like a letcher, out of whorish loynes,You, like a lecher, out of whorish loins TC IV.i.64
Are pleas'd to breede out your inheritors:Are pleased to breed out your inheritors. TC IV.i.65
Both merits poyz'd, each weighs no lesse nor more,Both merits poised, each weighs nor less nor more;poise (v.)

old form: poyz'd
balance, weigh, make even
TC IV.i.66
But he as he, which heauier for a whore.But he as you, each heavier for a whore.heavy (adj.)

old form: heauier
weighed down, burdened, laden
TC IV.i.67
You are too bitter to your country-woman.You are too bitter to your countrywoman. TC IV.i.68
Shee's bitter to her countrey: heare me Paris,She's bitter to her country. Hear me, Paris: TC IV.i.69
For euery false drop in her baudy veines,For every false drop in her bawdy veinsfalse (adj.)
disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithful
TC IV.i.70
A Grecians life hath sunke: for euery scrupleA Grecian's life hath sunk; for every scruplescruple (n.)
tiny amount, last ounce
TC IV.i.71
Of her contaminated carrion weight,Of her contaminated carrion weightcarrion (adj.)
loathsome, vile, disgusting, corrupting
TC IV.i.72
A Troian hath beene slaine. Since she could speake,A Trojan hath been slain. Since she could speak, TC IV.i.73
She hath not giuen so many good words breath,She hath not given so many good words breathbreath (n.)
utterance, speech, voice
TC IV.i.74
As for her, Greekes and Troians suffred death.As for her Greeks and Trojans suffered death. TC IV.i.75
Faire Diomed, you doe as chapmen doe,Fair Diomed, you do as chapmen do,chapman (n.)
trader, merchant, dealer
TC IV.i.76
Dis praise the thing that you desire to buy:Dispraise the thing that you desire to buy; TC IV.i.77
But we in silence hold this vertue well;But we in silence hold this virtue well: TC IV.i.78
Weele not commend, what we intend to sell.We'll not commend what we intend to sell.commend (v.)
praise, admire, extol
TC IV.i.79
Here lyes our way. Here lies our way. TC IV.i.80
Exeunt.Exeunt TC IV.i.80
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