The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Enter Speed and Launce.Enter Speed and Launce, meeting TG II.v.1.1
Launce, by mine honesty welcome to Padua.Launce! By mine honesty, welcome to Milan.honesty (n.)
honour, integrity, uprightness
TG II.v.1
Forsweare not thy selfe, sweet youth, for I am notForswear not thyself, sweet youth, for I am notforswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore

old form: Forsweare
swear falsely, perjure [oneself], break one's word
TG II.v.2
welcome. I reckon this alwaies, that a man is neuer vndonwelcome. I reckon this always, that a man is never undoneundone (adj.)

old form: vndon
ruined, destroyed, brought down
TG II.v.3
till hee be hang'd, nor neuer welcome to a place, tilltill he be hanged, nor never welcome to a place till TG II.v.4
some certaine shot be paid, and the Hostesse saysome certain shot be paid, and the hostess say,shot (n.)
tavern bill, reckoning
TG II.v.5
welcome.‘ Welcome.’ TG II.v.6
Come-on you mad-cap: Ile to the Ale-house withCome on, you madcap; I'll to the alehouse withmadcap (n.)

old form: mad-cap
mad-brained fellow, lunatic
TG II.v.7
you presently; where, for one shot of fiue pence, thouyou presently; where, for one shot of five pence, thoupresently (adv.)
immediately, instantly, at once
TG II.v.8
shalt haue fiue thousand welcomes: But sirha, how didshalt have five thousand welcomes. But, sirrah, how didsirrah (n.)
sir [commanding, insulting, or familiar, depending on context]
TG II.v.9
thy Master part with Madam Iulia?thy master part with Madam Julia?part (v.)
depart [from], leave, quit
TG II.v.10
Marry after they cloas'd in earnest, they partedMarry, after they closed in earnest, they partedmarry (int.)
[exclamation] by Mary
TG II.v.11
close (v.)

old form: cloas'd
embrace, cuddle, hug
very fairely in iest.very fairly in jest. TG II.v.12
But shall she marry him?But shall she marry him? TG II.v.13
No.No. TG II.v.14
How then? shall he marry her?How then? Shall he marry her? TG II.v.15
No, neither.No, neither. TG II.v.16
What, are they broken?What, are they broken?broken (adj.)
fallen out, with the relationship in pieces
TG II.v.17
No; they are both as whole as a fish.No, they are both as whole as a fish. TG II.v.18
Why then, how stands the matter with them?Why, then, how stands the matter with them?matter (n.)
affair(s), business, real issue
TG II.v.19
Marry thus, when it stands well with him, itMarry, thus: when it stands well with him, itmarry (int.)
[exclamation] by Mary
TG II.v.20
stands well with her.stands well with her. TG II.v.21
What an asse art thou, I vnderstand thee not.What an ass art thou! I understand thee not. TG II.v.22
What a blocke art thou, that thou canst not? MyWhat a block art thou, that thou canst not! Myblock (n.)

old form: blocke
TG II.v.23
staffe vnderstands me?staff understands me. TG II.v.24
What thou saist?What thou sayest? TG II.v.25
I, and what I do too: looke thee, Ile but leane,Ay, and what I do too; look there, I'll but lean, TG II.v.26
and my staffe vnderstands me.and my staff understands me.understand (v.)

old form: vnderstands
stand under the force of [with pun on ‘comprehend’]
TG II.v.27
It stands vnder thee indeed.It stands under thee, indeed. TG II.v.28
Why, stand-vnder: and vnder-stand is all one.Why, stand-under and under-stand is all one. TG II.v.29
But tell me true, wil't be a match?But tell me true, will't be a match? TG II.v.30
Aske my dogge, if he say I, it will: if hee say no, itAsk my dog. If he say ay, it will; if he say no, it TG II.v.31
will: if hee shake his taile, and say nothing, it will.will; if he shake his tail and say nothing, it will. TG II.v.32
The conclusion is then, that it will.The conclusion is, then, that it will. TG II.v.33
Thou shalt neuer get such a secret from me, butThou shalt never get such a secret from me but TG II.v.34
by a a parable.parable (n.)
indirect means, oblique utterance, similitude
TG II.v.35
'Tis well that I get it so: but Launce, how saist'Tis well that I get it so. But, Launce, how sayest TG II.v.36
thou that that my master is become a notable Louer?thou that my master is become a notable lover? TG II.v.37
I neuer knew him otherwise.I never knew him otherwise. TG II.v.38
Then how?Than how? TG II.v.39
A notable Lubber: as thou reportest him to bee.A notable lubber, as thou reportest him to be.lubber (n.)
clumsy dolt, blundering lout
TG II.v.40
Why, thou whorson Asse, thou mistak'st me,Why, thou whoreson ass, thou mistakest me. TG II.v.41
Why Foole, I meant not thee, I meant thyWhy, fool, I meant not thee, I meant thy TG II.v.42
Master.master. TG II.v.43
I tell thee, my Master is become a hot Louer.I tell thee my master is become a hot lover. TG II.v.44
Why, I tell thee, I care not, though hee burne himselfeWhy, I tell thee, I care not though he burn himself TG II.v.45
in Loue. If thou wilt goe with me to the Ale-house: ifin love. If thou wilt, go with me to the alehouse; if TG II.v.46
not, thou art an Hebrew, a Iew, and not worth the namenot, thou art an Hebrew, a Jew, and not worth the name TG II.v.47
of a Christian.of a Christian. TG II.v.48
Why?Why? TG II.v.49
Because thou hast not so much charity in thee asBecause thou hast not so much charity in thee as TG II.v.50
to goe to the Ale with a Christian: Wilt thou goe?to go to the ale with a Christian. Wilt thou go?ale (n.)
ale-house, tavern
TG II.v.51
At thy seruice.At thy service. TG II.v.52
Exeunt.Exeunt TG II.v.52
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