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Enter Clotten alone.Enter Cloten alone Cym IV.i.1
I am neere to'th'place where they should meet, if I am near to th' place where they should meet, if Cym IV.i.1
Pisanio haue mapp'd it truely. How fit his GarmentsPisanio have mapped it truly. How fit his garmentsfit (adj.)
suited, fitting, appropriate
Cym IV.i.2
serue me? Why should his Mistris who was made byserve me! Why should his mistress who was made byserve (v.)

old form: serue
be of use, render service, be an advantage [to]
Cym IV.i.3
him that made the Taylor, not be fit too? The ratherhim that made the tailor, not be fit too? The rather –  Cym IV.i.4
(sauing reuerence of the Word) for 'tis saide a Womans saving reverence of the word – for 'tis said a woman'ssaving reverencebegging pardon for, with apologies forCym IV.i.5
fitnesse comes by fits: therein I must play the Workman,fitness comes by fits. Therein I must play the workman,workman (n.)
craftsman, skilled worker
Cym IV.i.6
fitness (n.)

old form: fitnesse
inclination, readiness
I dare speake it to my selfe, for it is not Vainglorie I dare speak it to myself, for it is not vaingloryvainglory, vain-glory (n.)

old form: Vainglorie
undue vanity, unwarranted pride
Cym IV.i.7
for a man, and his Glasse, to confer in his owne Chamber;for a man and his glass to confer in his own chamber;glass (n.)

old form: Glasse
mirror, looking-glass
Cym IV.i.8
I meane, the Lines of my body are as well drawne as his;I mean, the lines of my body are as well drawn as his; Cym IV.i.9
no lesse young, more strong, not beneath him in Fortunes,no less young, more strong, not beneath him in fortunes,fortune (n.)
good fortune, success
Cym IV.i.10
beyond him in the aduantage of the time,beyond him in the advantage of the time,time (n.)
circumstance, particular occasion
Cym IV.i.11
advantage (n.)

old form: aduantage
right moment, favourable opportunity
aboue him in Birth, alike conuersant in generall seruices,above him in birth, alike conversant in general services,service (n.)

old form: seruices
action, performance
Cym IV.i.12
general (adj.)

old form: generall
common, of everyone, public
and more remarkeable in single oppositions;and more remarkable in single oppositions;opposition (n.)
presenting for combat, contesting, encounter
Cym IV.i.13
single (adj.)
individual, particular
yet this imperseuerant Thing loues him in my despight.yet this imperseverant thing loves him in my despite.imperceiverant (adj.)

old form: imperseuerant
[unclear meaning] unperceptive, undiscerning
Cym IV.i.14
imperseverant (adj.)

old form: imperseuerant
[unclear meaning] stubborn, obstinate
despite, in

old form: despight
in spite of [one], as opposed to [one]
What Mortalitie is? Posthumus, thy head (which nowWhat mortality is! Posthumus, thy head – which nowmortality (n.)

old form: Mortalitie
mortal nature, human life
Cym IV.i.15
is growing vppon thy shoulders) shall within this houreis growing upon thy shoulders – shall within this hour Cym IV.i.16
be off, thy Mistris inforced, thy Garments cut tobe off, thy mistress enforced, thy garments cut toenforce (v.)

old form: inforced
rape, violate, ravish
Cym IV.i.17
peeces before thy face: and all this done, spurnepieces before thy face: and all this done, spurnspurn (v.)

old form: spurne
kick, strike, stamp [on], dash
Cym IV.i.18
her home to her Father, who may (happily) be a littleher home to her father, who may – haply – be a littlehaply (adv.)
perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
Cym IV.i.19
angry for my so rough vsage: but my Mother hauingangry for my so rough usage: but my mother, having Cym IV.i.20
power of his testinesse, shall turne all into my commendations.power of his testiness, shall turn all into my commendations.power (n.)
control, influence, sway
Cym IV.i.21
My Horse is tyed vp safe, out Sword, andMy horse is tied up safe, out, sword, and Cym IV.i.22
to a sore purpose: Fortune put them into my hand:to a sore purpose! Fortune, put them into my hand!purpose (n.)
point at issue, matter in hand
Cym IV.i.23
sore (adj.)
serious, grievous, grave
Fortune (n.)
Roman goddess, shown as a woman at a spinning-wheel, or controlling a rudder, and as blind
This is the very description of their meeting placeThis is the very description of their meeting-place, Cym IV.i.24
and the Fellow dares not deceiue me. and the fellow dares not deceive me. Cym IV.i.25
Exit.Exit Cym IV.i.25
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