Antony and Cleopatra

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Enter Cleopatra, and Enobarbus.Enter Cleopatra and Enobarbus AC III.vii.1
I will be euen with thee, doubt it not.I will be even with thee, doubt it not. AC III.vii.1
But why, why, why?But why, why, why? AC III.vii.2
Thou hast forespoke my being in these warres,Thou hast forspoke my being in these wars,forspeak (v.), past form forspoke

old form: forespoke
oppose, speak against, object to
AC III.vii.3
And say'st it it not fit.And sayst it is not fit. AC III.vii.4.1
Well: is it, is it.Well, is it, is it? AC III.vii.4.2
If not, denounc'd against vs, why should not weIs't not denounced against us? Why should not wedenounce (v.)

old form: denounc'd
declare, proclaim, announce
AC III.vii.5
be there in person.Be there in person? AC III.vii.6.1
(aside) AC III.vii.6
Well, I could reply:Well, I could reply: AC III.vii.6.2
if wee should serue with / Horse and Mares together,If we should serve with horse and mares together, AC III.vii.7
the Horse were meerly lost: the Mares would beareThe horse were merely lost; the mares would bearmerely (adv.)

old form: meerly
completely, totally, entirely
AC III.vii.8
a Soldiour and his Horse.A soldier and his horse. AC III.vii.9.1
What is't you say?What is't you say? AC III.vii.9.2
Your presence needs must puzle Anthony,Your presence needs must puzzle Antony,puzzle (v.)

old form: puzle
complicate things for, be an embarrassment for
AC III.vii.10
Take from his heart, take from his Braine, from's time,Take from his heart, take from his brain, from's time, AC III.vii.11
What should not then be spar'd. He is alreadyWhat should not then be spared. He is already AC III.vii.12
Traduc'd for Leuity, and 'tis said in Rome,Traduced for levity; and 'tis said in Rometraduce (v.)

old form: Traduc'd
defame, slander, calumniate, dishonour
AC III.vii.13
That Photinus an Eunuch, and your MaidesThat Photinus, an eunuch, and your maids AC III.vii.14
Mannage this warre.Manage this war. AC III.vii.15.1
Sinke Rome, and their tongues rotSink Rome, and their tongues rotsink (v.)

old form: Sinke
be ruined, give up, perish
AC III.vii.15.2
That speake against vs. A Charge we beare i'th'Warre,That speak against us! A charge we bear i'th' war,charge (n.)
expense, cost, outlay
AC III.vii.16
And as the president of my Kingdome willAnd as the president of my kingdom will AC III.vii.17
Appeare there for a man. Speake not against it,Appear there for a man. Speak not against it; AC III.vii.18
I will not stay behinde.I will not stay behind. AC III.vii.19.1
Enter Anthony and Camidias.Enter Antony and Canidius AC III.vii.19
Nay I haue done,Nay, I have done. AC III.vii.19.2
here comes the Emperor.Here comes the Emperor. AC III.vii.20.1
Is it not strange Camidius,Is it not strange, Canidius, AC III.vii.20.2
That from Tarrentum, and Brandusium,That from Tarentum and Brundisium AC III.vii.21
He could so quickly cut the Ionian Sea,He could so quickly cut the Ionian sea AC III.vii.22
And take in Troine. You haue heard on't (Sweet?)And take in Toryne? – You have heard on't, sweet?take in (v.)
conquer, subdue, overcome
AC III.vii.23
Celerity is neuer more admir'd,Celerity is never more admired AC III.vii.24
Then by the negligent.Than by the negligent. AC III.vii.25.1
A good rebuke,A good rebuke, AC III.vii.25.2
Which might haue well becom'd the best of menWhich might have well becomed the best of men AC III.vii.26
To taunt at slacknesse. Camidius, weeTo taunt at slackness. Canidius, we AC III.vii.27
Will fight with him by Sea.Will fight with him by sea. AC III.vii.28.1
By Sea, what else?By sea; what else? AC III.vii.28.2
Why will my Lord, do so?Why will my lord do so? AC III.vii.29.1
For that he dares vs too't.For that he dares us to't. AC III.vii.29.2
So hath my Lord, dar'd him to single fight.So hath my lord dared him to single fight. AC III.vii.30
I, and to wage this Battell at Pharsalia,Ay, and to wage this battle at Pharsalia, AC III.vii.31
Where Casar fought with Pompey. But these offersWhere Caesar fought with Pompey. But these offers, AC III.vii.32
Which serue not for his vantage, he shakes off,Which serve not for his vantage, be shakes off;vantage (n.)
advantage, benefit, advancement, profit
AC III.vii.33
And so should you.And so should you. AC III.vii.34.1
Your Shippes are not well mann'd,Your ships are not well manned. AC III.vii.34.2
Your Marriners are Militers, Reapers, peopleYour mariners are muleteers, reapers, peoplemuleteer, muleter (n.)

old form: Militers
AC III.vii.35
Ingrost by swift Impresse. In Casars Fleete,Engrossed by swift impress. In Caesar's fleetengross (v.)

old form: Ingrost
get together, collect, gather, seize
AC III.vii.36
impress (n.)

old form: Impresse
conscription, enforced service
Are those, that often haue 'gainst Pompey fought,Are those that often have 'gainst Pompey fought; AC III.vii.37
Their shippes are yare, yours heauy: no disgraceTheir ships are yare; yours, heavy. No disgraceheavy (adj.)

old form: heauy
slow-moving, sluggish, laggard
AC III.vii.38
yare (adj.)
[nautical] manageable, easy to manouevre, ready for sea
Shall fall you for refusing him at Sea,Shall fall you for refusing him at sea,fall (v.)
befall, fall on, come to
AC III.vii.39
Being prepar'd for Land.Being prepared for land. AC III.vii.40.1
By Sea, by Sea.By sea, by sea. AC III.vii.40.2
Most worthy Sir, you therein throw awayMost worthy sir, you therein throw away AC III.vii.41
The absolute Soldiership you haue by Land,The absolute soldiership you have by land,absolute (adj.)
perfect, complete, incomparable
AC III.vii.42
Distract your Armie, which doth most consistDistract your army, which doth most consistdistract (v.)
divide, separate, draw apart
AC III.vii.43
Of Warre-markt-footmen, leaue vnexecutedOf war-marked footmen, leave unexecutedfootman (n.)
foot-soldier, infantryman
AC III.vii.44
unexecuted (adj.)

old form: vnexecuted
unused, idle, out of action
Your owne renowned knowledge, quite forgoeYour own renowned knowledge, quite forgo AC III.vii.45
The way which promises assurance, andThe way which promises assurance, and AC III.vii.46
Giue vp your selfe meerly to chance and hazard,Give up yourself merely to chance and hazardmerely (adv.)

old form: meerly
completely, totally, entirely
AC III.vii.47
hazard (n.)
risk, peril, danger
From firme Securitie.From firm security. AC III.vii.48.1
Ile fight at Sea.I'll fight at sea. AC III.vii.48.2
I haue sixty Sailes, Caesar none better.I have sixty sails, Caesar none better. AC III.vii.49
Our ouer-plus of shipping will we burne,Our overplus of shipping will we burn,overplus (n.)

old form: ouer-plus
surplus, excess, superfluity
AC III.vii.50
And with the rest full mann'd, from th'head of ActionAnd with the rest full-manned, from th' head of Actiumhead (n.)
headland, cape, promontory
AC III.vii.51
Beate th'approaching Casar. But if we faile,Beat th' approaching Caesar. But if we fail, AC III.vii.52
We then can doo't at Land. We then can do't at land. AC III.vii.53.1
Enter a Messenger.Enter a Messenger AC III.vii.53
Thy Businesse?Thy business? AC III.vii.53.2
The Newes is true, my Lord, he is descried,The news is true, my lord; he is descried.descry (v.)
catch sight of, make out, espy, discover
AC III.vii.54
Casar ha's taken Toryne.Caesar has taken Toryne. AC III.vii.55
Can he be there in person? 'Tis impossibleCan he be there in person? 'Tis impossible; AC III.vii.56
Strange, that his power should be. Camidius,Strange that his power should be. Canidius,power (n.)
armed force, troops, host, army
AC III.vii.57
Our nineteene Legions thou shalt hold by Land,Our nineteen legions thou shalt hold by land AC III.vii.58
And our twelue thousand Horse. Wee'l to our Ship,And our twelve thousand horse. We'll to our ship. AC III.vii.59
Away my Thetis.Away, my Thetis!Thetis (n.)
[pron: 'theetis] sea-nymph married to Peleus, destined to bear a son (Achilles) greater than his father
AC III.vii.60.1
Enter a Soldiour.Enter a Soldier AC III.vii.60
How now worthy Souldier?How now, worthy soldier? AC III.vii.60.2
Oh Noble Emperor, do not fight by Sea,O noble emperor, do not fight by sea. AC III.vii.61
Trust not to rotten plankes: Do you misdoubtTrust not to rotten planks. Do you misdoubtmisdoubt (v.)
disbelieve, doubt the reality [of]
AC III.vii.62
This Sword, and these my Wounds; let th'EgyptiansThis sword and these my wounds? Let th' Egyptians AC III.vii.63
And the Phonicians go a ducking: weeAnd the Phoenicians go a-ducking; we AC III.vii.64
Haue vs'd to conquer standing on the earth,Have used to conquer standing on the earthuse (v.)

old form: vs'd
be accustomed, make a habit [of]
AC III.vii.65
And fighting foot to foot.And fighting foot to foot. AC III.vii.66.1
Well, well, away. Well, well; away! AC III.vii.66.2
exit Ant. Cleo. & Enob.Exeunt Antony, Cleopatra, and Enobarbus AC III.vii.66
By Hercules I thinke I am i'th' right.By Hercules, I think I am i'th' right.Hercules (n.)
[Roman form of Heracles] proverbial for his mythical physical strength and miraculous achievements
AC III.vii.67
Souldier thou art: but his whole action growesSoldier, thou art; but his whole action growsaction (n.)
campaign, military action, strategy
AC III.vii.68
Not in the power on't: so our Leaders leade,Not in the power on't. So our leader's led,power (n.)
force, strength, might
AC III.vii.69
And we are Womens men.And we are women's men. AC III.vii.70.1
You keepe by LandYou keep by land AC III.vii.70.2
the Legions and the Horse whole, do you not?The legions and the horse whole, do you not? AC III.vii.71
Marcus Octauius, Marcus Iusteus,Marcus Octavius, Marcus Justeius, AC III.vii.72
Publicola, and Celius, are for Sea:Publicola, and Caelius are for sea; AC III.vii.73
But we keepe whole by Land. This speede of CasarsBut we keep whole by land. This speed of Caesar's AC III.vii.74
Carries beyond beleefe.Carries beyond belief.carry (v.)
move on, take forward
AC III.vii.75.1
While he was yet in Rome,While he was yet in Rome, AC III.vii.75.2
His power went out in such distractions, / AsHis power went out in such distractions aspower (n.)
armed force, troops, host, army
AC III.vii.76
distraction (n.)
division, small detachment
beguilde all Spies.Beguiled all spies.beguile (v.)

old form: beguilde
cheat, deceive, trick
AC III.vii.77.1
Who's his Lieutenant, heare you?Who's his lieutenant, hear you? AC III.vii.77.2
They say, one Towrus.They say one Taurus. AC III.vii.78.1
Well, I know the man.Well I know the man. AC III.vii.78.2
Enter a Messenger.Enter a Messenger AC III.vii.79
The Emperor cals Camidius.The Emperor calls Canidius. AC III.vii.79
With Newes the times with Labour, / And throwes forthWith news the time's with labour and throes forththroe forth (v.)

old form: throwes
give painful birth to
AC III.vii.80
each minute, some. Each minute some. AC III.vii.81
exeuntExeunt AC III.vii.81
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