Antony and Cleopatra

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Alarum. Enter Anthony againe in a March. Scarrus, with others.Alarum. Enter Antony, with Scarus and others, AC IV.viii.1
marching AC IV.viii.2.1
We haue beate him to his Campe: Runne one / Before, We have beat him to his camp. Run one before AC IV.viii.1
& let the Queen know of our guests: to morrowAnd let the Queen know of our gests. Tomorrow,gest (n.)

old form: guests
feat, deed, exploit
AC IV.viii.2
Before the Sun shall see's, wee'l spill the bloodBefore the sun shall see's, we'll spill the blood AC IV.viii.3
That ha's to day escap'd. I thanke you all,That has today escaped. I thank you all, AC IV.viii.4
For doughty handed are you, and haue foughtFor doughty-handed are you, and have foughtdoughty-handed (adj.)

old form: doughty handed
valiant in fighting, formidable in combat
AC IV.viii.5
Not as you seru'd the Cause, but as't had beeneNot as you served the cause, but as't had been AC IV.viii.6
Each mans like mine: you haue shewne all Hectors.Each man's like mine; you have shown all Hectors. AC IV.viii.7
Enter the Citty, clip your Wiues, your Friends,Enter the city, clip your wives, your friends,clip (v.)
embrace, clasp, hug
AC IV.viii.8
Tell them your feats, whil'st they with ioyfull tearesTell them your feats, whilst they with joyful tears AC IV.viii.9
Wash the congealement from your wounds, and kisseWash the congealment from your wounds, and kisscongealment (n.)

old form: congealement
congealed mess, clotted blood
AC IV.viii.10
The Honour'd-gashes whole.The honoured gashes whole.whole (adj.)
healthy, well, in sound condition
AC IV.viii.11.1
Enter Cleopatra.Enter Cleopatra AC IV.viii.11.1
Giue me thy hand,(To Scarus) Give me thy hand. AC IV.viii.11.2
To this great Faiery, Ile commend thy acts,To this great fairy I'll commend thy acts,fairy (n.)

old form: Faiery
enchantress, captivator
AC IV.viii.12
commend (v.)
present, introduce, bring [for favourable acceptance]
Make her thankes blesse thee. Oh thou day o'th'world,Make her thanks bless thee. – O thou day o'th' world,day (n.)
light, brightness
AC IV.viii.13
Chaine mine arm'd necke, leape thou, Attyre and allChain mine armed neck; leap thou, attire and all, AC IV.viii.14
Through proofe of Harnesse to my heart, and thereThrough proof of harness to my heart, and thereproof (n.)

old form: proofe
tested strength, proven power of resistance, impenetrability
AC IV.viii.15
harness (n.)

old form: Harnesse
Ride on the pants triumphing.Ride on the pants triumphing. AC IV.viii.16.1
Lord of Lords.Lord of lords! AC IV.viii.16.2
Oh infinite Vertue, comm'st thou smiling fromO infinite virtue, com'st thou smiling fromvirtue (n.)

old form: Vertue
courage, valour, bravery
AC IV.viii.17
The worlds great snare vncaught.The world's great snare uncaught? AC IV.viii.18.1
Mine Nightingale,My nightingale, AC IV.viii.18.2
We haue beate them to their Beds. / What Gyrle, though grayWe have beat them to their beds. What, girl! Though grey AC IV.viii.19
Do somthing mingle with our yonger brown, yet ha weDo something mingle with our younger brown, yet ha' wesomething (adv.)

old form: somthing
a little, to some extent
AC IV.viii.20
A Braine that nourishes our Nerues, and canA brain that nourishes our nerves, and cannerve (n.)

old form: Nerues
sinew, ligament, muscle
AC IV.viii.21
Get gole for gole of youth. Behold this man,Get goal for goal of youth. Behold this man. AC IV.viii.22
Commend vnto his Lippes thy fauouring hand,Commend unto his lips thy favouring hand. – commend (v.)
commit, entrust, hand over
AC IV.viii.23
Kisse it my Warriour: He hath fought to day,Kiss it, my warrior. – He hath fought today AC IV.viii.24
As if a God in hate of Mankinde, hadAs if a god in hate of mankind had AC IV.viii.25
Destroyed in such a shape.Destroyed in such a shape. AC IV.viii.26.1
Ile giue thee FriendI'll give thee, friend, AC IV.viii.26.2
An Armour all of Gold: it was a Kings.An armour all of gold; it was a king's. AC IV.viii.27
He has deseru'd it, were it CarbunkledHe has deserved it, were it carbuncledcarbuncled (adj.)

old form: Carbunkled
set with precious stones
AC IV.viii.28
Like holy Phobus Carre. Giue me thy hand,Like holy Phoebus' car. Give me thy hand.Phoebus (n.)
[pron: 'feebus] Latin name for Apollo as the sun-god; also called Phoebus Apollo
AC IV.viii.29
car (n.)

old form: Carre
carriage, cart, chariot [often of the sun god]
Through Alexandria make a iolly March,Through Alexandria make a jolly march. AC IV.viii.30
Beare our hackt Targets, like the men that owe them.Bear our hacked targets like the men that owe (n.)
light round shield
AC IV.viii.31
owe (v.)
own, possess, have
Had our great Pallace the capacityHad our great palace the capacity AC IV.viii.32
To Campe this hoast, we all would sup together,To camp this host, we all would sup togethersup (v.)
have supper
AC IV.viii.33
host (n.)

old form: hoast
army, armed multitude
camp (v.)

old form: Campe
accommodate, lodge, put up
And drinke Carowses to the next dayes FateAnd drink carouses to the next day's fate,fate (n.)
destiny, fortune
AC IV.viii.34
carouse (n.)

old form: Carowses
toast, long draught, cup filled to the brim to be downed in one go
Which promises Royall perill, TrumpettersWhich promises royal peril. Trumpeters, AC IV.viii.35
With brazen dinne blast you the Citties eare,With brazen din blast you the city's ear; AC IV.viii.36
Make mingle with our ratling Tabourines,Make mingle with rattling tabourines,taborin, tabourine (n.)
type of drum [narrower and longer than a tabor]
AC IV.viii.37
That heauen and earth may strike their sounds together,That heaven and earth may strike their sounds together, AC IV.viii.38
Applauding our approach. Applauding our approach. AC IV.viii.39
Exeunt.Trumpets sound. Exeunt AC IV.viii.39
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