The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Enter Duke, Thurio, Protheus.Enter the Duke of Milan and Thurio TG III.ii.1
Sir Thurio, feare not, but that she will loue youSir Thurio, fear not but that she will love you TG III.ii.1
Now Valentine is banish'd from her sight.Now Valentine is banished from her sight. TG III.ii.2
Since his exile she hath despis'd me most,Since his exile she hath despised me most, TG III.ii.3
Forsworne my company, and rail'd at me,Forsworn my company, and railed at me,rail (v.)

old form: rail'd
rant, rave, be abusive [about]
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forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore

old form: Forsworne
abandon, renounce, reject, give up
That I am desperate of obtaining her.That I am desperate of obtaining her.desperate (adj.)
despairing, hopeless, without hope
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This weake impresse of Loue, is as a figureThis weak impress of love is as a figureimpress (n.)

old form: impresse
impression, stamp, sense
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figure (n.)
copy, image, likeness
Trenched in ice, which with an houres heateTrenched in ice, which with an hour's heattrenched (adj.)
cut, carved, engraved
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Dissolues to water, and doth loose his forme.Dissolves to water, and doth lose his form.dissolve (v.)

old form: Dissolues
melt, liquefy
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form (n.)

old form: forme
image, likeness, shape
A little time will melt her frozen thoughts,A little time will melt her frozen thoughts, TG III.ii.9
And worthlesse Valentine shall be forgot.And worthless Valentine shall be forgot. TG III.ii.10
Enter Proteus TG III.ii.11
How now sir Protheus, is your countrimanHow now, Sir Proteus? Is your countryman, TG III.ii.11
(According to our Proclamation) gon?According to our proclamation, gone? TG III.ii.12
Gon, my good Lord.Gone, my good lord. TG III.ii.13
My daughter takes his going grieuously?My daughter takes his going grievously.grievously (adv.)

old form: grieuously
sorrowfully, deeply, with great grief
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A little time (my Lord) will kill that griefe.A little time, my lord, will kill that grief. TG III.ii.15
So I beleeue: but Thurio thinkes not so:So I believe; but Thurio thinks not so. TG III.ii.16
Protheus, the good conceit I hold of thee,Proteus, the good conceit I hold of thee – conceit (n.)
view, opinion, judgement
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(For thou hast showne some signe of good desert)For thou hast shown some sign of good desertdesert, desart (n.)
worth, merit, deserving
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Makes me the better to confer with thee.Makes me the better to confer with thee.better (n.)
readier, more willing
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Longer then I proue loyall to your Grace,Longer than I prove loyal to your grace TG III.ii.20
Let me not liue, to looke vpon your Grace.Let me not live to look upon your grace. TG III.ii.21
Thou know'st how willingly, I would effectThou knowest how willingly I would effect TG III.ii.22
The match betweene sir Thurio, and my daughter?The match between Sir Thurio and my daughter? TG III.ii.23
I doe my Lord.I do, my lord. TG III.ii.24
And also, I thinke, thou art not ignorantAnd also, I think, thou art not ignorant TG III.ii.25
How she opposes her against my will?How she opposes her against my will? TG III.ii.26
She did my Lord, when Valentine was here.She did, my lord, when Valentine was here. TG III.ii.27
I, and peruersly, she perseuers so:Ay, and perversely she persevers so.persever (v.)

old form: perseuers
persevere, persist, keep at it
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What might we doe to make the girle forgetWhat might we do to make the girl forget TG III.ii.29
The loue of Valentine, and loue sir Thurio?The love of Valentine, and love Sir Thurio? TG III.ii.30
The best way is, to slander Valentine,The best way is to slander Valentine, TG III.ii.31
With falsehood, cowardize, and poore discent:With falsehood, cowardice, and poor descent –  TG III.ii.32
Three things, that women highly hold in hate.Three things that women highly hold in hate. TG III.ii.33
I, but she'll thinke, that it is spoke in hate.Ay, but she'll think that it is spoke in hate. TG III.ii.34
I, if his enemy deliuer it.Ay, if his enemy deliver it;deliver (v.)

old form: deliuer
report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
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Therefore it must with circumstance be spokenTherefore it must with circumstance be spokencircumstance (n.)
special argument, detailed explanation
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By one, whom she esteemeth as his friend.By one whom she esteemeth as his friend. TG III.ii.37
Then you must vndertake to slander him.Then you must undertake to slander him. TG III.ii.38
And that (my Lord) I shall be loath to doe:And that, my lord, I shall be loath to do: TG III.ii.39
'Tis an ill office for a Gentleman,'Tis an ill office for a gentleman,ill (adj.)
poor, inadequate, miserable
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office (n.)
task, service, duty, responsibility
Especially against his very friend.Especially against his very friend.very (adj.)
true, real, genuine
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Where your good word cannot aduantage him,Where your good word cannot advantage him,advantage (v.)

old form: aduantage
benefit, help, aid
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Your slander neuer can endamage him;Your slander never can endamage him;endamage (v.)
damage, injure, harm
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Therefore the office is indifferent,Therefore the office is indifferent,indifferent (adj.)
impartial, unbiased, neutral
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office (n.)
task, service, duty, responsibility
Being intreated to it by your friend.Being entreated to it by your friend. TG III.ii.45
You haue preuail'd (my Lord) if I can doe itYou have prevailed, my lord; if I can do it TG III.ii.46
By ought that I can speake in his dispraise,By aught that I can speak in his dispraise,dispraise (n.)
disparagement, censure, reproach
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aught (n.)

old form: ought
anything, [with negative word] nothing
She shall not long continue loue to him:She shall not long continue love to him. TG III.ii.48
But say this weede her loue from Valentine,But say this weed her love from Valentine,weed (v.)

old form: weede
[debated usage] weed out, root out
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It followes not that she will loue sir Thurio.It follows not that she will love Sir Thurio. TG III.ii.50
Therefore, as you vnwinde her loue from him;Therefore, as you unwind her love from him, TG III.ii.51
Least it should rauell, and be good to none,Lest it should ravel, and be good to none,ravel (v.)

old form: rauell
become entangled, get confused
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You must prouide to bottome it on me:You must provide to bottom it on me;bottom (v.)

old form: bottome
[of wool] wind into a ball; focus, concentrate
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Which must be done, by praising me as muchWhich must be done by praising me as much TG III.ii.54
As you, in worth dispraise, sir Valentine.As you in worth dispraise Sir Valentine.dispraise (v.)
disparage, belittle, denigrate
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And Protheus, we dare trust you in this kinde,And, Proteus, we dare trust you in this kind,kind (n.)

old form: kinde
mode of action, business, matter
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Because we know (on Valentines report)Because we know, on Valentine's report, TG III.ii.57
You are already loues firme votary,You are already Love's firm votary,votary (n.)
devotee, disciple, worshipper [of]
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And cannot soone reuolt, and change your minde.And cannot soon revolt and change your mind. TG III.ii.59
Vpon this warrant, shall you haue accesse,Upon this warrant shall you have accesswarrant (n.)
licence, sanction, authorization
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Where you, with Siluia, may conferre at large.Where you with Silvia may confer at largelarge, at
at length, in full, thoroughly
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For she is lumpish, heauy, mellancholly,For she is lumpish, heavy, melancholy,lumpish (adj.)
despondent, dejected, in low spirits
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heavy (adj.)

old form: heauy
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
And (for your friends sake) will be glad of you;And, for your friend's sake, will be glad of you –  TG III.ii.63
Where you may temper her, by your perswasion,Where you may temper her, by your persuasion,temper (v.)
mould, shape, work, bring [to a particular character]
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To hate yong Valentine, and loue my friend.To hate young Valentine and love my friend. TG III.ii.65
As much as I can doe, I will effect:As much as I can do I will effect. TG III.ii.66
But you sir Thurio, are not sharpe enough:But you, Sir Thurio, are not sharp enough;sharp (adj.)

old form: sharpe
ardent, keen, fervent
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You must lay Lime, to tangle her desiresYou must lay lime to tangle her desirestangle (v.)
trap, snare, enmesh, hold fast
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lime (n.)
By walefull Sonnets, whose composed RimesBy wailful sonnets, whose composed rhymeswailful (adj.)

old form: walefull
plaintive, disconsolate, wistful
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composed (adj.)
elaborately constructed, well put together
Should be full fraught with seruiceable vowes.Should be full-fraught with serviceable vows.serviceable (adj.)

old form: seruiceable
faithful, loyal, devoted, ready to serve
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full-fraught (adj.)

old form: full fraught
filled to the brim, jam-packed
I,Ay, TG III.ii.71
much is the force of heauen-bred Poesie.Much is the force of heaven-bred poesy.poesy (n.)

old form: Poesie
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Say that vpon the altar of her beautySay that upon the altar of her beauty TG III.ii.73
You sacrifice your teares, your sighes, your heart:You sacrifice your tears, your sighs, your heart; TG III.ii.74
Write till your inke be dry: and with your tearesWrite till your ink be dry, and with your tears TG III.ii.75
Moist it againe: and frame some feeling line,Moist it again, and frame some feeling lineframe (v.)
fashion, make, form, create
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That may discouer such integrity:That may discover such integrity;integrity (n.)
undivided devotion, wholehearted sincerity
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discover (v.)

old form: discouer
reveal, show, make known
For Orpheus Lute, was strung with Poets sinewes,For Orpheus' lute was strung with poets' sinews,sinew (n.)

old form: sinewes
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Whose golden touch could soften steele and stones;Whose golden touch could soften steel and stones,touch (n.)
fingering, handling, skill in playing
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Make Tygers tame, and huge LeuiathansMake tigers tame, and huge leviathansleviathan (n.)

old form: Leuiathans
sea-monster, whale
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Forsake vnsounded deepes, to dance on Sands.Forsake unsounded deeps to dance on sands.unsounded (adj.)

old form: vnsounded
unfathomed, unexplored, with unrevealed depths
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After your dire-lamenting Elegies,After your dire-lamenting elegies,elegy (n.)
love-poem, song of lamentation
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dire-lamenting (adj.)
deeply sorrowing, dreadfully lamenting
Visit by night your Ladies chamber-windowVisit by night your lady's chamber-window TG III.ii.83
With some sweet Consort; To their InstrumentsWith some sweet consort; to their instrumentsconsort (n.)
company of musicians, ensemble
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Tune a deploring dumpe: the nights dead silenceTune a deploring dump – the night's dead silencetune (v.)
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dump (n.)

old form: dumpe
plaintive melody, mournful song
deploring (adj.)
mournful, doleful, bewailing
Will well become such sweet complaining grieuance:Will well become such sweet complaining grievance.grievance (n.)

old form: grieuance
distress, suffering, pain
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become (v.)
be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
This, or else nothing, will inherit her.This, or else nothing, will inherit her.inherit (v.)
secure, win, get possession of
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This discipline, showes thou hast bin in loue.This discipline shows thou hast been in love.discipline (n.)
learning, schooling, course of instruction
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And thy aduice, this night, ile put in practise:And thy advice this night I'll put in practice; TG III.ii.89
Therefore, sweet Protheus, my direction-giuer,Therefore, sweet Proteus, my direction-giver, TG III.ii.90
Let vs into the City presentlyLet us into the city presentlypresently (adv.)
immediately, instantly, at once
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To sort some Gentlemen, well skil'd in Musicke.To sort some gentlemen well-skilled in music.sort (v.)
choose, find, arrange
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I haue a Sonnet, that will serue the turneI have a sonnet that will serve the turn TG III.ii.93
To giue the on-set to thy good aduise.To give the onset to thy good advice.onset, give the

old form: giue, on-set
make a beginning with, start acting on
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About it Gentlemen.About it, gentlemen! TG III.ii.95
We'll wait vpon your Grace, till after Supper,We'll wait upon your grace till after supper, TG III.ii.96
And afterward determine our proceedings.And afterward determine our proceedings.afterward (adv.)
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Euen now about it, I will pardon you.Even now about it! I will pardon you.pardon (v.)
excuse, give permission to
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Exeunt.Exeunt TG III.ii.98
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