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Thanks. What's the matter you dissentious roguesThanks. What's the matter, you dissentious rogues,Cor I.i.162
That rubbing the poore Itch of your Opinion,That, rubbing the poor itch of your opinionCor I.i.163
Make your selues Scabs.Make yourselves scabs?Cor I.i.164.1
He that will giue good words to thee, wil flatterHe that will give good words to thee will flatterCor I.i.165
Beneath abhorring. What would you haue, you Curres,Beneath abhorring. What would you have, you curs,Cor I.i.166
That like nor Peace, nor Warre? The one affrights you,That like nor peace nor war? The one affrights you,Cor I.i.167
The other makes you proud. He that trusts to you,The other makes you proud. He that trusts to you,Cor I.i.168
Where he should finde you Lyons, findes you Hares:Where he should find you lions, finds you hares;Cor I.i.169
Where Foxes, Geese you are: No surer, no,Where foxes, geese. You are no surer, no,Cor I.i.170
Then is the coale of fire vpon the Ice,Than is the coal of fire upon the ice,Cor I.i.171
Or Hailstone in the Sun. Your Vertue is,Or hailstone in the sun. Your virtue isCor I.i.172
To make him worthy, whose offence subdues him,To make him worthy whose offence subdues himCor I.i.173
And curse that Iustice did it. Who deserues Greatnes,And curse that justice did it. Who deserves greatnessCor I.i.174
Deserues your Hate: and your Affections areDeserves your hate; and your affections areCor I.i.175
A sickmans Appetite; who desires most thatA sick man's appetite, who desires most thatCor I.i.176
Which would encrease his euill. He that dependsWhich would increase his evil. He that dependsCor I.i.177
Vpon your fauours, swimmes with finnes of Leade,Upon your favours swims with fins of leadCor I.i.178
And hewes downe Oakes, with rushes. Hang ye: trust ye?And hews down oaks with rushes. Hang ye! Trust Ye?Cor I.i.179
With euery Minute you do change a Minde,With every minute you do change a mindCor I.i.180
And call him Noble, that was now your Hate:And call him noble that was now your hate,Cor I.i.181
Him vilde, that was your Garland. What's the matter,Him vile that was your garland. What's the matterCor I.i.182
That in these seuerall places of the Citie,That in these several places of the cityCor I.i.183
You cry against the Noble Senate, whoYou cry against the noble Senate, who,Cor I.i.184
(Vnder the Gods) keepe you in awe, which elseUnder the gods, keep you in awe, which elseCor I.i.185
Would feede on one another? What's their seeking?Would feed on one another? What's their seeking?Cor I.i.186
Hang 'em: They say?Hang 'em! They say?Cor I.i.188.2
They'l sit by th' fire, and presume to knowThey'll sit by th' fire and presume to knowCor I.i.189
What's done i'th Capitoll: Who's like to rise,What's done i'th' Capitol, who's like to rise,Cor I.i.190
Who thriues, & who declines: Side factions, & giue outWho thrives and who declines; side factions and give outCor I.i.191
Coniecturall Marriages, making parties strong,Conjectural marriages, making parties strongCor I.i.192
And feebling such as stand not in their liking,And feebling such as stand not in their likingCor I.i.193
Below their cobled Shooes. They say ther's grain enough?Below their cobbled shoes. They say there's grain enough!Cor I.i.194
Would the Nobility lay aside their ruth,Would the nobility lay aside their ruthCor I.i.195
And let me vse my Sword, I'de make a QuarrieAnd let me use my sword, I'd make a quarryCor I.i.196
With thousands of these quarter'd slaues, as highWith thousands of these quartered slaves as highCor I.i.197
As I could picke my Lance.As I could pick my lance.Cor I.i.198
They are dissolu'd: Hang em;They are dissolved. Hang 'em!Cor I.i.202.2
They said they were an hungry, sigh'd forth ProuerbesThey said they were an-hungry, sighed forth proverbs – Cor I.i.203
That Hunger-broke stone wals: that dogges must eateThat hunger broke stone walls, that dogs must eat,Cor I.i.204
That meate was made for mouths. That the gods sent notThat meat was made for mouths, that the gods sent notCor I.i.205
Corne for the Richmen onely: With these shredsCorn for the rich men only. With these shredsCor I.i.206
They vented their Complainings, which being answer'dThey vented their complainings; which being answered,Cor I.i.207
And a petition granted them, a strange one,And a petition granted them – a strange one,Cor I.i.208
To breake the heart of generosity,To break the heart of generosityCor I.i.209
And make bold power looke pale, they threw their capsAnd make bold power look pale – they threw their capsCor I.i.210
As they would hang them on the hornes a'th Moone,As they would hang them on the horns o'th' moon,Cor I.i.211
Shooting their Emulation.Shouting their emulation.Cor I.i.212.1
Fiue Tribunes to defend their vulgar wisdomsFive tribunes to defend their vulgar wisdoms,Cor I.i.213
Of their owne choice. One's Iunius Brutus,Of their own choice. One's Junius Brutus, oneCor I.i.214
Sicinius Velutus, and I know not. Sdeath,Sicinius Velutus, and I know not. 'Sdeath!Cor I.i.215
The rabble should haue first vnroo'st the CityThe rabble should have first unroofed the cityCor I.i.216
Ere so preuayl'd with me; it will in timeEre so prevailed with me. It will in timeCor I.i.217
Win vpon power, and throw forth greater TheamesWin upon power and throw forth greater themesCor I.i.218
For Insurrections arguing.For insurrection's arguing.Cor I.i.219.1
Go get you home you Fragments.Go get you home, you fragments.Cor I.i.220
Heere: what's the matter?Here. What's the matter?Cor I.i.221.2
I am glad on't, then we shall ha meanes to ventI am glad on't. Then we shall ha' means to ventCor I.i.223
Our mustie superfluity. See our best Elders.Our musty superfluity. See, our best elders.Cor I.i.224
They haue a Leader,They have a leader,Cor I.i.226.2
Tullus Auffidius that will put you too't:Tullus Aufidius, that will put you to't.Cor I.i.227
I sinne in enuying his Nobility:I sin in envying his nobility,Cor I.i.228
And were I any thing but what I am,And were I anything but what I am,Cor I.i.229
I would wish me onely he.I would wish me only he.Cor I.i.230.1
Were halfe to halfe the world by th' eares, & heWere half to half the world by th' ears and heCor I.i.231
vpon my partie, I'de reuolt to makeUpon my party, I'd revolt, to makeCor I.i.232
Onely my warres with him. He is a LionOnly my wars with him. He is a lionCor I.i.233
That I am proud to hunt.That I am proud to hunt.Cor I.i.234.1
Sir it is,Sir, it is,Cor I.i.236.2
And I am constant: Titus Lucius, thouAnd I am constant. Titus Lartius, thouCor I.i.237
Shalt see me once more strike at Tullus face.Shalt see me once more strike at Tullus' face.Cor I.i.238
What art thou stiffe? Stand'st out?What, art thou stiff? Stand'st out?Cor I.i.239.1
Nay let them follow,Nay, let them follow.Cor I.i.246.2
The Volces haue much Corne: take these Rats thither,The Volsces have much corn. Take these rats thitherCor I.i.247
To gnaw their Garners. Worshipfull Mutiners,To gnaw their garners. (Citizens steal away) Worshipful mutineers,Cor I.i.248
Your valour puts well forth: Pray follow. Your valour puts well forth. Pray follow.Cor I.i.249
Yonder comes Newes: / A Wager they haue met.Yonder comes news. A wager they have met.Cor I.iv.1
Tis done.'Tis done.Cor I.iv.2.2
Say, ha's our Generall met the Enemy?Say, has our general met the enemy?Cor I.iv.3
Ile buy him of you.I'll buy him of you.Cor I.iv.5.2
How farre off lie these Armies?How far off lie these armies?Cor I.iv.8.1
Then shall we heare their Larum, & they Ours.Then shall we hear their 'larum, and they ours.Cor I.iv.9
Now Mars, I prythee make vs quicke in worke,Now Mars, I prithee, make us quick in work,Cor I.iv.10
That we with smoaking swords may march from henceThat we with smoking swords may march from henceCor I.iv.11
To helpe our fielded Friends. Come, blow thy blast.To help our fielded friends! Come, blow thy blast.Cor I.iv.12
Tullus Auffidious, is he within your Walles?Tullus Aufidius, is he within your walls?Cor I.iv.13
Oh they are at it.O, they are at it!Cor I.iv.21.2
They feare vs not, but issue forth their Citie.They fear us not, but issue forth their city.Cor I.iv.23
Now put your Shields before your hearts, and fightNow put your shields before your hearts, and fightCor I.iv.24
With hearts more proofe then Shields. / Aduance braue Titus,With hearts more proof than shields. Advance, brave Titus.Cor I.iv.25
They do disdaine vs much beyond our Thoughts,They do disdain us much beyond our thoughts,Cor I.iv.26
which makes me sweat with wrath. Come on my fellowsWhich makes me sweat with wrath. Come on, my fellows.Cor I.iv.27
He that retires, Ile take him for a Volce,He that retires, I'll take him for a Volsce,Cor I.iv.28
And he shall feele mine edge.And he shall feel mine edge.Cor I.iv.29
All the contagion of the South, light on you,All the contagion of the south light on you,Cor I.iv.30
You Shames of Rome: you Heard of Byles and PlaguesYou shames of Rome! You herd of – Boils and plaguesCor I.iv.31
Plaister you o're, that you may be abhorr'dPlaster you o'er, that you may be abhorredCor I.iv.32
Farther then seene, and one infect anotherFurther than seen, and one infect anotherCor I.iv.33
Against the Winde a mile: you soules of Geese,Against the wind a mile! You souls of geeseCor I.iv.34
That beare the shapes of men, how haue you runThat bear the shapes of men, how have you runCor I.iv.35
From Slaues, that Apes would beate; Pluto and Hell,From slaves that apes would beat! Pluto and hell!Cor I.iv.36
All hurt behinde, backes red, and faces paleAll hurt behind! Backs red, and faces paleCor I.iv.37
With flight and agued feare, mend and charge home,With flight and agued fear! Mend and charge home,Cor I.iv.38
Or by the fires of heauen, Ile leaue the Foe,Or, by the fires of heaven, I'll leave the foeCor I.iv.39
And make my Warres on you: Looke too't: Come on,And make my wars on you. Look to't. Come on!Cor I.iv.40
If you'l stand fast, wee'l beate them to their Wiues,If you'll stand fast, we'll beat them to their wives,Cor I.iv.41
As they vs to our Trenches followes.As they us to our trenches. Follow's!Cor I.iv.42
So, now the gates are ope: now proue good Seconds,So, now the gates are ope. Now prove good seconds.Cor I.iv.43
'Tis for the followers Fortune, widens them,'Tis for the followers fortune widens them,Cor I.iv.44
Not for the flyers: Marke me, and do the like.Not for the fliers. Mark me, and do the like.Cor I.iv.45
See heere these mouers, that do prize their hoursSee here these movers that do prize their hoursCor I.v.4
At a crack'd Drachme: Cushions, Leaden Spoones,At a cracked drachma. Cushions, leaden spoons,Cor I.v.5
Irons of a Doit, Dublets that Hangmen wouldIrons of a doit, doublets that hangmen wouldCor I.v.6
Bury with those that wore them. These base slaues,Bury with those that wore them, these base slaves,Cor I.v.7
Ere yet the fight be done, packe vp, downe with them.Ere yet the fight be done, pack up. Down with them!Cor I.v.8
And harke, what noyse the Generall makes: To himAnd hark, what noise the general makes! To him!Cor I.v.9
There is the man of my soules hate, Auffidious,There is the man of my soul's hate, Aufidius,Cor I.v.10
Piercing our Romanes: Then Valiant Titus takePiercing our Romans. Then, valiant Titus, takeCor I.v.11
Conuenient Numbers to make good the City,Convenient numbers to make good the city,Cor I.v.12
Whil'st I with those that haue the spirit, wil hasteWhilst I, with those that have the spirit, will hasteCor I.v.13
To helpe Cominius.To help Cominius.Cor I.v.14.1
Sir, praise me not:Sir, praise me not.Cor I.v.16.2
My worke hath yet not warm'd me. Fare you well:My work hath yet not warmed me. Fare you well.Cor I.v.17
The blood I drop, is rather PhysicallThe blood I drop is rather physicalCor I.v.18
Then dangerous to me: To Auffidious thus,Than dangerous to me. To Aufidius thusCor I.v.19
I will appear and fight.I will appear and fight.Cor I.v.20.1
Thy Friend no lesse,Thy friend no lessCor I.v.23.2
Then those she placeth highest: So farewell.Than those she placeth highest. So farewell.Cor I.v.24
Come I too late? Come I too late?Cor
Come I too late?Come I too late?Cor
Oh! let me clip yeO, let me clip yeCor
In Armes as sound, as when I woo'd in heart;In arms as sound as when I wooed, in heartCor
As merry, as when our Nuptiall day was done,As merry as when our nuptial day was done,Cor
And Tapers burnt to Bedward.And tapers burned to bedward!Cor
As with a man busied about Decrees:As with a man busied about decrees:Cor
Condemning some to death, and some to exile,Condemning some to death and some to exile,Cor
Ransoming him, or pittying, threatning th' other;Ransoming him or pitying, threatening th' other;Cor
Holding Corioles in the name of Rome,Holding Corioles in the name of RomeCor
Euen like a fawning Grey-hound in the Leash,Even like a fawning greyhound in the leash,Cor
To let him slip at will.To let him slip at will.Cor
Let him alone,Let him alone.Cor
He did informe the truth: but for our Gentlemen,He did inform the truth – but for our gentlemen.Cor
The common file, (a plague-Tribunes for them)The common file – a plague! Tribunes for them! – Cor
The Mouse ne're shunn'd the Cat, as they did budgeThe mouse ne'er shunned the cat as they did budgeCor
From Rascals worse then they.From rascals worse than they.Cor
Will the time serue to tell, I do not thinke:Will the time serve to tell? I do not think.Cor
Where is the enemy? Are you Lords a'th Field?Where is the enemy? Are you lords o'th' field?Cor
If not, why cease you till you are so?If not, why cease you till you are so?Cor
How lies their Battell? Know you on wt sideHow lies their battle? Know you on which sideCor
They haue plac'd their men of trust?They have placed their men of trust?Cor
I do beseech you,I do beseech youCor
By all the Battailes wherein we haue fought,By all the battles wherein we have fought,Cor
By th' Blood we haue shed together, / By th' VowesBy th' blood we have shed together, by th' vowsCor
we haue made / To endure Friends, that you directly We have made to endure friends, that you directlyCor
set me / Against Affidious, and his Antiats,Set me against Aufidius and his Antiates,Cor
And that you not delay the present (butAnd that you not delay the present, but,Cor
Filling the aire with Swords aduanc'd) and Darts,Filling the air with swords advanced and darts,Cor
We proue this very houre.We prove this very hour.Cor
Those are theyThose are theyCor
That most are willing; if any such be heere,That most are willing. If any such be here – Cor
(As it were sinne to doubt) that loue this paintingAs it were sin to doubt – that love this paintingCor
Wherein you see me smear'd, if any feareWherein you see me smeared; if any fearCor
Lessen his person, then an ill report:Lesser his person than an ill report;Cor
If any thinke, braue death out-weighes bad life,If any think brave death outweighs bad lifeCor
And that his Countries deerer then himselfe,And that his country's dearer than himself;Cor
Let him alone: Or so many so minded,Let him alone, or so many so minded,Cor
Waue thus to expresse his disposition,Wave thus to express his disposition,Cor
And follow Martius.And follow Martius.Cor
Oh me alone, make you a sword of me:O'me alone, make you a sword of me.Cor
If these shewes be not outward, which of youIf these shows be not outward, which of youCor
But is foure Volces? None of you, but isBut is four Volsces? None of you but isCor
Able to beare against the great AuffidiousAble to bear against the great AufidiusCor
A Shield, as hard as his. A certaine numberA shield as hard as his. A certain number,Cor
(Though thankes to all) must I select from all: / The rest Though thanks to all, must I select from all. The restCor
shall beare the businesse in some other fightShall bear the business in some other fight,Cor
(As cause will be obey'd:) please you to March,As cause will be obeyed. Please you to march;Cor
And foure shall quickly draw out my Command,And I shall quickly draw out my command,Cor
Which men are best inclin'd.Which men are best inclined.Cor
Ile fight with none but thee, for I do hate theeI'll fight with none but thee, for I do hate theeCor I.viii.1
Worse then a Promise-breaker.Worse than a promise-breaker.Cor I.viii.2.1
Let the first Budger dye the others Slaue,Let the first budger die the other's slave,Cor I.viii.5
And the Gods doome him after.And the gods doom him after.Cor I.viii.6.1
Within these three houres TullusWithin these three hours, Tullus,Cor I.viii.7.2
Alone I fought in your Corioles walles,Alone I fought in your Corioles walls,Cor I.viii.8
And made what worke I pleas'd: 'Tis not my blood,And made what work I pleased. 'Tis not my bloodCor I.viii.9
Wherein thou seest me maskt, for thy ReuengeWherein thou seest me masked. For thy revengeCor I.viii.10
Wrench vp thy power to th' highest.Wrench up thy power to th' highest.Cor I.viii.11.1
Pray now, no more:Pray now, no more. My mother,Cor I.ix.13.2
My Mother, who ha's a Charter to extoll her Bloud,Who has a charter to extol her blood,Cor I.ix.14
When she do's prayse me, grieues me: / I haue doneWhen she does praise me grieves me. I have doneCor I.ix.15
as you haue done, that's what I can, / Induc'dAs you have done – that's what I can; inducedCor I.ix.16
as you haue beene, that's for my Countrey:As you have been – that's for my country.Cor I.ix.17
He that ha's but effected his good will,He that has but effected his good willCor I.ix.18
Hath ouerta'ne mine Act.Hath overta'en mine act.Cor I.ix.19.1
I haue some Wounds vpon me, and they smartI have some wounds upon me, and they smartCor I.ix.28
To heare themselues remembred.To hear themselves remembered.Cor I.ix.29.1
I thanke you Generall:I thank you, general,Cor I.ix.36.2
But cannot make my heart consent to takeBut cannot make my heart consent to takeCor I.ix.37
A Bribe, to pay my Sword: I doe refuse it,A bribe to pay my sword. I do refuse it.Cor I.ix.38
And stand vpon my common part with those,And stand upon my common part with thoseCor I.ix.39
That haue beheld the doing.That have beheld the doing.Cor I.ix.40
May these same Instruments, which you prophane,May these same instruments which you profaneCor I.ix.41
Neuer sound more: when Drums and Trumpets shallNever sound more! When drums and trumpets shallCor I.ix.42
I'th' field proue flatterers, let Courts and Cities beI'th' field prove flatterers, let courts and cities beCor I.ix.43
Made all of false-fac'd soothing: / When Steele growes Made all of false-faced soothing. When steel growsCor I.ix.44
soft, as the Parasites Silke, / Let him be madeSoft as the parasite's silk, let him be madeCor I.ix.45
an Ouerture for th' Warres: / No more I say,An overture for th' wars. No more, I say.Cor I.ix.46
for that I haue not wash'd / My Nose that bled,For that I have not washed my nose that bled,Cor I.ix.47
or foyl'd some debile Wretch, / Which without note,Or foiled some debile wretch, which without noteCor I.ix.48
here's many else haue done, / You shoot me forthHere's many else have done, you shout me forthCor I.ix.49
in acclamations hyperbolicall,In acclamations hyperbolical,Cor I.ix.50
As if I lou'd my little should be dietedAs if I loved my little should be dietedCor I.ix.51
In prayses, sawc'st with Lyes.In praises sauced with lies.Cor I.ix.52.1