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'Please your Highnesse,Please your highness,Cym I.ii.10.2
I will from hence to day.I will from hence today.Cym I.ii.11.1
My Queene, my Mistris:My queen, my mistress:Cym I.ii.23.2
O Lady, weepe no more, least I giue causeO lady, weep no more, lest I give causeCym I.ii.24
To be suspected of more tendernesseTo be suspected of more tendernessCym I.ii.25
Then doth become a man. I will remaineThan doth become a man. I will remainCym I.ii.26
The loyall'st husband, that did ere plight troth.The loyal'st husband that did e'er plight troth.Cym I.ii.27
My residence in Rome, at one Filorio's,My residence in Rome, at one Philario's,Cym I.ii.28
Who, to my Father was a Friend, to meWho to my father was a friend, to meCym I.ii.29
Knowne but by Letter; thither write (my Queene)Known but by letter; thither write, my queen,Cym I.ii.30
And with mine eyes, Ile drinke the words you send,And with mine eyes I'll drink the words you send,Cym I.ii.31
Though Inke be made of Gall.Though ink be made of gall.Cym I.ii.32.1
Should we be taking leaueShould we be taking leaveCym I.ii.37.2
As long a terme as yet we haue to liue,As long a term as yet we have to live,Cym I.ii.38
The loathnesse to depart, would grow: Adieu.The loathness to depart would grow. Adieu!Cym I.ii.39
How, how? Another?How, how? Another?Cym I.ii.45.2
You gentle Gods, giue me but this I haue,You gentle gods, give me but this I have,Cym I.ii.46
And seare vp my embracements from a next,And sear up my embracements from a nextCym I.ii.47
With bonds of death. Remaine, remaine thou heere,With bonds of death! Remain, remain thou here,Cym I.ii.48
While sense can keepe it on: And sweetest, fairest,While sense can keep it on: And sweetest, fairest,Cym I.ii.49
As I (my poore selfe) did exchange for youAs I my poor self did exchange for youCym I.ii.50
To your so infinite losse; so in our triflesTo your so infinite loss; so in our triflesCym I.ii.51
I still winne of you. For my sake weare this,I still win of you. For my sake wear this,Cym I.ii.52
It is a Manacle of Loue, Ile place itIt is a manacle of love, I'll place itCym I.ii.53
Vpon this fayrest Prisoner.Upon this fairest prisoner.Cym I.ii.54.1
Alacke, the King.Alack, the king!Cym I.ii.55.2
The Gods protect you,The gods protect you,Cym I.ii.59.2
And blesse the good Remainders of the Court:And bless the good remainders of the court!Cym I.ii.60
I am gone.I am gone.Cym I.ii.61.1
Since when, I haue bin debtor to you for courtesies,Since when I have been debtor to you for courtesiesCym I.v.34
which I will be euer to pay, and yet pay still.which I will be ever to pay, and yet pay still.Cym I.v.35
By your pardon Sir, I was then a young Traueller,By your pardon, sir, I was then a young traveller,Cym I.v.41
rather shun'd to go euen with what I heard, then inrather shunned to go even with what I heard than inCym I.v.42
my euery action to be guided by others experiences:my every action to be guided by others' experiences:Cym I.v.43
but vpon my mended iudgement (if I offend to but upon my mended judgement – if I offend not toCym I.v.44
say it is mended) my Quarrell was not altogether say it is mended – my quarrel was not altogetherCym I.v.45
slight.slight.Cym I.v.46
She holds her Vertue still, and I my mind.She holds her virtue still, and I my mind.Cym I.v.62
Being so farre prouok'd as I was in France: I wouldBeing so far provoked as I was in France, I wouldCym I.v.64
abate her nothing, though I professe my selfe herabate her nothing, though I profess myself herCym I.v.65
Adorer, not her Friend.adorer, not her friend.Cym I.v.66
I prais'd her, as I rated her: so do I my Stone.I praised her as I rated her: so do I my stone.Cym I.v.74
More then the world enioyes.More than the world enjoys.Cym I.v.76
You are mistaken: the one may be solde or giuen, orYou are mistaken: the one may be sold or given, orCym I.v.79
if there were wealth enough for the purchases, orif there were wealth enough for the purchase, orCym I.v.80
merite for the guift. The other is not a thing for sale,merit for the gift. The other is not a thing for sale,Cym I.v.81
and onely the guift of the Gods.and only the gift of the gods.Cym I.v.82
Which by their Graces I will keepe.Which by their graces I will keep.Cym I.v.84
Your Italy, containes none so accomplish'd a CourtierYour Italy contains none so accomplished a courtierCym I.v.91
to conuince the Honour of my Mistris: if in the holdingto convince the honour of my mistress, if in the holdingCym I.v.92
or losse of that, you terme her fraile, I do nothingor loss of that, you term her frail: I do nothingCym I.v.93
doubt you haue store of Theeues, notwithstanding Idoubt you have store of thieves; notwithstanding, ICym I.v.94
feare not my Ring.fear not my ring.Cym I.v.95
Sir, with all my heart. This worthy Signior I thankeSir, with all my heart. This worthy signior, I thankCym I.v.97
him, makes no stranger of me, we are familiar athim, makes no stranger of me; we are familiar atCym I.v.98
first.first.Cym I.v.99
No, no.No, no.Cym I.v.104
You are a great deale abus'd in too bold a perswasion,You are a great deal abused in too bold a persuasion,Cym I.v.111
and I doubt not you sustaine what y'areand I doubt not you sustain what you'reCym I.v.112
worthy of, by your Attempt.worthy of by your attempt.Cym I.v.113
A Repulse though your Attempt (as you call it)A repulse: though your attempt – as you call it – Cym I.v.115
deserue more; a punishment too.deserve more; a punishment too.Cym I.v.116
What Lady would you chuse to assaile?What lady would you choose to assail?Cym I.v.122
I will wage against your Gold, Gold toI will wage against your gold, gold to it: my ring ICym I.v.129
it: My Ring I holde deere as my finger, 'tis part of it.hold dear as my finger, 'tis part of it.Cym I.v.130
This is but a custome in your tongue: you beare aThis is but a custom in your tongue: you bear aCym I.v.135
grauer purpose I hope.graver purpose I hope.Cym I.v.136
Will you? I shall but lend my Diamond till yourWill you? I shall but lend my diamond till yourCym I.v.139
returne: let there be Couenants drawne between's.return: let there be covenants drawn between's.Cym I.v.140
My Mistris exceedes in goodnesse, the hugenesse ofMy mistress exceeds in goodness the hugeness ofCym I.v.141
your vnworthy thinking. I dare you to this match:your unworthy thinking. I dare you to this match:Cym I.v.142
heere's my's my ring.Cym I.v.143
I embrace these Conditions, let vs haue Articles betwixtI embrace these conditions, let us have articles betwixtCym I.v.153
vs: onely thus farre you shall answere, if youus. Only, thus far you shall answer: if youCym I.v.154
make your voyage vpon her, and giue me directlymake your voyage upon her, and give me directlyCym I.v.155
to vnderstand, you haue preuayl'd, I am no furtherto understand you have prevailed, I am no furtherCym I.v.156
your Enemy, shee is not worth our debate. If sheeyour enemy; she is not worth our debate. If sheCym I.v.157
remaine vnseduc'd, you not making it appeare otherwise:remain unseduced, you not making it appear otherwise,Cym I.v.158
for your ill opinion, and th'assault you hauefor your ill opinion, and th' assault you haveCym I.v.159
made to her chastity, you shall answer me with yourmade to her chastity, you shall answer me with yourCym I.v.160
Sword.sword.Cym I.v.161
Agreed.Agreed.Cym I.v.167
Feare it not Sir: I would I were so sureFear it not, sir: I would I were so sureCym II.iv.1
To winne the King, as I am bold, her HonourTo win the king as I am bold her honourCym II.iv.2
Will remaine her's.Will remain hers.Cym II.iv.3.1
Not any: but abide the change of Time,Not any: but abide the change of time,Cym II.iv.4
Quake in the present winters state, and wishQuake in the present winter's state, and wishCym II.iv.5
That warmer dayes would come: In these fear'd hopeThat warmer days would come: in these feared hopes,Cym II.iv.6
I barely gratifie your loue; they faylingI barely gratify your love; they failing,Cym II.iv.7
I must die much your debtor.I must die much your debtor.Cym II.iv.8
I do beleeueI do believe – Cym II.iv.15.2
(Statist though I am none, nor like to be)Statist though I am none, nor like to be – Cym II.iv.16
That this will proue a Warre; and you shall heareThat this will prove a war; and you shall hearCym II.iv.17
The Legion now in Gallia, sooner landedThe legion now in Gallia sooner landedCym II.iv.18
In our not-fearing-Britaine, then haue tydingsIn our not-fearing Britain than have tidingsCym II.iv.19
Of any penny Tribute paid. Our CountrymenOf any penny tribute paid. Our countrymenCym II.iv.20
Are men more order'd, then when Iulius CasarAre men more ordered than when Julius CaesarCym II.iv.21
Smil'd at their lacke of skill, but found their courageSmiled at their lack of skill, but found their courageCym II.iv.22
Worthy his frowning at. Their discipline,Worthy his frowning at. Their discipline – Cym II.iv.23
(Now wing-led with their courages) will make knowneNow wing-led with their courages – will make knownCym II.iv.24
To their Approuers, they are People, suchTo their approvers they are people suchCym II.iv.25
That mend vpon the world. That mend upon the world.Cym II.iv.26.1
The swiftest Harts, haue posted you by land;The swiftest harts have posted you by land;Cym II.iv.27
And Windes of all the Corners kiss'd your Sailes,And winds of all the corners kissed your sails,Cym II.iv.28
To make your vessell nimble.To make your vessel nimble.Cym II.iv.29.1
I hope the briefenesse of your answere, madeI hope the briefness of your answer madeCym II.iv.30
The speedinesse of your returne.The speediness of your return.Cym II.iv.31.1
And therewithall the best, or let her beautyAnd therewithal the best, or let her beautyCym II.iv.33
Looke thorough a Casement to allure false hearts,Look through a casement to allure false hearts,Cym II.iv.34
And be false with them.And be false with them.Cym II.iv.35.1
Their tenure good I trust.Their tenour good, I trust.Cym II.iv.36.1
All is well yet,All is well yet.Cym II.iv.39.2
Sparkles this Stone as it was wont, or is't notSparkles this stone as it was wont, or is't notCym II.iv.40
Too dull for your good wearing?Too dull for your good wearing?Cym II.iv.41.1
The Stones too hard to come by.The stone's too hard to come by.Cym II.iv.46.1
Make note SirMake not, sir,Cym II.iv.47.2
Your losse, your Sport: I hope you know that weYour loss your sport: I hope you know that weCym II.iv.48
Must not continue Friends.Must not continue friends.Cym II.iv.49.1
If you can mak't apparantIf you can make't apparentCym II.iv.56.2
That yon haue tasted her in Bed; my hand,That you have tasted her in bed, my handCym II.iv.57
And Ring is yours. If not, the foule opinionAnd ring is yours. If not, the foul opinionCym II.iv.58
You had of her pure Honour; gaines, or looses,You had of her pure honour gains, or loses,Cym II.iv.59
Your Sword, or mine, or Masterlesse leaue bothYour sword, or mine, or masterless leave bothCym II.iv.60
To who shall finde them.To who shall find them.Cym II.iv.61.1
Proceed.Proceed.Cym II.iv.66.2
This is true:This is true:Cym II.iv.76.2
And this you might haue heard of heere, by me,And this you might have heard of here, by me,Cym II.iv.77
Or by some other.Or by some other.Cym II.iv.78.1
So they must,So they must,Cym II.iv.79.2
Or doe your Honour iniury.Or do your honour injury.Cym II.iv.80.1
This is a thingThis is a thingCym II.iv.85.2
Which you might from Relation likewise reape,Which you might from relation likewise reap,Cym II.iv.86
Being, as it is, much spoke of.Being, as it is, much spoke of.Cym II.iv.87.1
This is her Honor:This is her honour!Cym II.iv.91.2
Let it be granted you haue seene all this (and praiseLet it be granted you have seen all this – and praiseCym II.iv.92
Be giuen to your remembrance) the descriptionBe given to your remembrance – the descriptionCym II.iv.93
Of what is in her Chamber, nothing sauesOf what is in her chamber nothing savesCym II.iv.94
The wager you haue laid.The wager you have laid.Cym II.iv.95.1
Ioue----Jove!Cym II.iv.98.2
Once more let me behold it: Is it thatOnce more let me behold it: is it thatCym II.iv.99
Which I left with her?Which I left with her?Cym II.iv.100.1
May be, she pluck'd it offMay be she plucked it offCym II.iv.104.2
To send it me.To send it me.Cym II.iv.105.1
O no, no, no, 'tis true. Heere, take this too,O, no, no, no, 'tis true. Here, take this too;Cym II.iv.106
It is a Basiliske vnto mine eye,It is a basilisk unto mine eye,Cym II.iv.107
Killes me to looke on't: Let there be no Honor,Kills me to look on't. Let there be no honourCym II.iv.108
Where there is Beauty: Truth, where semblance: Loue,Where there is beauty: truth, where semblance: love,Cym II.iv.109
Where there's another man. The Vowes of Women,Where there's another man. The vows of womenCym II.iv.110
Of no more bondage be, to where they are made,Of no more bondage be to where they are madeCym II.iv.111
Then they are to their Vertues, which is nothing:Than they are to their virtues, which is nothing.Cym II.iv.112
O, aboue measure false.O, above measure false!Cym II.iv.113.1
Very true,Very true,Cym II.iv.117.2
And so I hope he came by't: backe my Ring,And so, I hope, he came by't. Back my ring,Cym II.iv.118
Render to me some corporall signe about herRender me some corporal sign about herCym II.iv.119
More euident then this: for this was stolne.More evident than this: for this was stolen.Cym II.iv.120
Hearke you, he sweares: by Iupiter he sweares.Hark you, he swears: by Jupiter he swears.Cym II.iv.122
'Tis true, nay keepe the Ring; 'tis true: I am sure'Tis true, nay, keep the ring, 'tis true: I am sureCym II.iv.123
She would not loose it: her Attendants areShe would not lose it: her attendants areCym II.iv.124
All sworne, and honourable: they induc'd to steale it?All sworn, and honourable: they induced to steal it?Cym II.iv.125
And by a Stranger? No, he hath enioy'd her,And by a stranger? No, he hath enjoyed her:Cym II.iv.126
The Cognisance of her incontinencieThe cognizance of her incontinencyCym II.iv.127
Is this: she hath bought the name of Whore, thus deerlyIs this: she hath bought the name of whore, thus dearly.Cym II.iv.128
There, take thy hyre, and all the Fiends of HellThere, take thy hire, and all the fiends of hellCym II.iv.129
Diuide themselues betweene you.Divide themselves between you!Cym II.iv.130.1
Neuer talke on't:Never talk on't:Cym II.iv.132.2
She hath bin colted by him.She hath been colted by him.Cym II.iv.133.1
I, and it doth confirmeAy, and it doth confirmCym II.iv.139.2
Another staine, as bigge as Hell can hold,Another stain, as big as hell can hold,Cym II.iv.140
Were there no more but it.Were there no more but it.Cym II.iv.141.1
Spare your Arethmaticke,Spare your arithmetic, never count the turns:Cym II.iv.142
Neuer count the Turnes: Once, and a Million.Once, and a million!Cym II.iv.143.1
No swearing:No swearing:Cym II.iv.143.3
If you will sweare you haue not done't, you lye,If you will swear you have not done't you lie,Cym II.iv.144
And I will kill thee, if thou do'st denyAnd I will kill thee if thou dost denyCym II.iv.145
Thou'st made me Cuckold.Thou'st made me cuckold.Cym II.iv.146.1
O that I had her heere, to teare her Limb-meale:O, that I had her here, to tear her limb-meal!Cym II.iv.147
I will go there and doo't, i'th'Court, beforeI will go there and do't, i'th' court, beforeCym II.iv.148
Her Father. Ile do something.Her father. I'll do something – Cym II.iv.149.1
Is there no way for Men to be, but WomenIs there no way for men to be, but womenCym II.iv.153
Must be halfe-workers? We are all Bastards,Must be half-workers? We are all bastards,Cym II.iv.154
And that most venerable man, which IAnd that most venerable man, which ICym II.iv.155
Did call my Father, was, I know not whereDid call my father, was I know not whereCym II.iv.156
When I was stampt. Some Coyner with his ToolesWhen I was stamped. Some coiner with his toolsCym II.iv.157
Made me a counterfeit: yet my Mother seem'dMade me a counterfeit: yet my mother seemedCym II.iv.158
The Dian of that time: so doth my WifeThe Dian of that time: so doth my wifeCym II.iv.159
The Non-pareill of this. Oh Vengeance, Vengeance!The nonpareil of this. O vengeance, vengeance!Cym II.iv.160
Me of my lawfull pleasure she restrain'd,Me of my lawful pleasure she restrainedCym II.iv.161
And pray'd me oft forbearance: did it withAnd prayed me oft forbearance: did it withCym II.iv.162
A pudencie so Rosie, the sweet view on'tA pudency so rosy, the sweet view on'tCym II.iv.163
Might well haue warm'd olde Saturne; / That I thought herMight well have warmed old Saturn; that I thought herCym II.iv.164
As Chaste, as vn-Sunn'd Snow. Oh, all the Diuels!As chaste as unsunned snow. O, all the devils!Cym II.iv.165
This yellow Iachimo in an houre, was't not?This yellow Iachimo, in an hour, was't not?Cym II.iv.166
Or lesse; at first? Perchance he spoke not, butOr less; at first? Perchance he spoke not, butCym II.iv.167
Like a full Acorn'd Boare, a Iarmen on,Like a full-acorned boar, a German one,Cym II.iv.168
Cry'de oh, and mounted; found no oppositionCried ‘ O!’ and mounted; found no oppositionCym II.iv.169
But what he look'd for, should oppose, and sheBut what he looked for should oppose and sheCym II.iv.170
Should from encounter guard. Could I finde outShould from encounter guard. Could I find outCym II.iv.171
The Womans part in me, for there's no motionThe woman's part in me – for there's no motionCym II.iv.172
That tends to vice in man, but I affirmeThat tends to vice in man, but I affirmCym II.iv.173
It is the Womans part: be it Lying, note it,It is the woman's part: be it lying, note it,Cym II.iv.174
The womans: Flattering, hers; Deceiuing, hers:The woman's: flattering, hers; deceiving, hers;Cym II.iv.175
Lust, and ranke thoughts, hers, hers: Reuenges hers:Lust and rank thoughts, hers, hers; revenges, hers:Cym II.iv.176
Ambitions, Couetings, change of Prides, Disdaine,Ambitions, covetings, change of prides, disdain,Cym II.iv.177
Nice-longing, Slanders, Mutability;Nice longing, slanders, mutability;Cym II.iv.178
All Faults that name, nay, that Hell knowes, / Why hers,All faults that name, nay, that hell knows, why, hersCym II.iv.179
in part, or all: but rather all. For euen to ViceIn part, or all: but rather all. For even to viceCym II.iv.180
They are not constant, but are changing still;They are not constant, but are changing still;Cym II.iv.181
One Vice, but of a minute old, for oneOne vice, but of a minute old, for oneCym II.iv.182
Not halfe so old as that. Ile write against them,Not half so old as that. I'll write against them,Cym II.iv.183
Detest them, curse them: yet 'tis greater SkillDetest them, curse them: yet 'tis greater skillCym II.iv.184
In a true Hate, to pray they haue their will:In a true hate, to pray they have their will:Cym II.iv.185
The very Diuels cannot plague them better. The very devils cannot plague them better.Cym II.iv.186
Yea bloody cloth, Ile keep thee: for I am wishtYea, bloody cloth, I'll keep thee: for I wishedCym V.i.1
Thou should'st be colour'd thus. You married ones,Thou shouldst be coloured thus. You married ones,Cym V.i.2
If each of you should take this course, how manyIf each of you should take this course, how manyCym V.i.3
Must murther Wiues much better then themseluesMust murder wives much better than themselvesCym V.i.4
For wrying but a little? Oh Pisanio,For wrying but a little? O Pisanio,Cym V.i.5
Euery good Seruant do's not all Commands:Every good servant does not all commands:Cym V.i.6
No Bond, but to do iust ones. Gods, if youNo bond, but to do just ones. Gods, if youCym V.i.7
Should haue 'tane vengeance on my faults, I neuerShould have ta'en vengeance on my faults, I neverCym V.i.8
Had liu'd to put on this: so had you sauedHad lived to put on this: so had you savedCym V.i.9
The noble Imogen, to repent, and strookeThe noble Innogen, to repent, and struckCym V.i.10
Me (wretch) more worth your Vengeance. But alacke,Me, wretch, more worth your vengeance. But alack,Cym V.i.11
You snatch some hence for little faults; that's loueYou snatch some hence for little faults; that's love,Cym V.i.12
To haue them fall no more: you some permitTo have them fall no more: you some permitCym V.i.13
To second illes with illes, each elder worse,To second ills with ills, each elder worse,Cym V.i.14
And make them dread it, to the dooers thrift.And make them dread it, to the doers' thrift.Cym V.i.15
But Imogen is your owne, do your best willes,But Innogen is your own, do your best wills,Cym V.i.16
And make me blest to obey. I am brought hitherAnd make me blest to obey. I am brought hitherCym V.i.17
Among th'Italian Gentry, and to fightAmong th' Italian gentry, and to fightCym V.i.18
Against my Ladies Kingdome: 'Tis enoughAgainst my lady's kingdom: 'tis enoughCym V.i.19
That (Britaine) I haue kill'd thy Mistris: Peace,That, Britain, I have killed thy mistress: peace,Cym V.i.20
Ile giue no wound to thee: therefore good Heauens,I'll give no wound to thee: therefore, good heavens,Cym V.i.21
Heare patiently my purpose. Ile disrobe meHear patiently my purpose. I'll disrobe meCym V.i.22
Of these Italian weedes, and suite my selfeOf these Italian weeds, and suit myselfCym V.i.23
As do's a Britaine Pezant: so Ile fightAs does a Briton peasant: so I'll fightCym V.i.24
Against the part I come with: so Ile dyeAgainst the part I come with: so I'll dieCym V.i.25
For thee (O Imogen) euen for whom my lifeFor thee, O Innogen, even for whom my lifeCym V.i.26
Is euery breath, a death: and thus, vnknowne,Is, every breath, a death: and thus, unknown,Cym V.i.27
Pittied, nor hated, to the face of perillPitied, nor hated, to the face of perilCym V.i.28
My selfe Ile dedicate. Let me make men knowMyself I'll dedicate. Let me make men knowCym V.i.29
More valour in me, then my habits show.More valour in me than my habits show.Cym V.i.30
Gods, put the strength o'th'Leonati in me:Gods, put the strength o'th' Leonati in me!Cym V.i.31
To shame the guize o'th'world, I will begin,To shame the guise o'th' world, I will begin,Cym V.i.32
The fashion lesse without, and more within. The fashion less without, and more within.Cym V.i.33
I did,I did,Cym V.iii.1.2
Though you it seemes come from the Fliers?Though you it seems come from the fliers.Cym V.iii.2.1
No blame be to you Sir, for all was lost,No blame be to you, sir, for all was lost,Cym V.iii.3
But that the Heauens fought: the King himselfeBut that the heavens fought: the king himselfCym V.iii.4
Of his wings destitute, the Army broken,Of his wings destitute, the army broken,Cym V.iii.5
And but the backes of Britaines seene; all flyingAnd but the backs of Britons seen; all flyingCym V.iii.6
Through a strait Lane, the Enemy full-heart'd,Through a straight lane; the enemy full-hearted,Cym V.iii.7
Lolling the Tongue with slaught'ring: hauing workeLolling the tongue with slaught'ring, having workCym V.iii.8
More plentifull, then Tooles to doo't: strooke downeMore plentiful than tools to do't, struck downCym V.iii.9
Some mortally, some slightly touch'd, some fallingSome mortally, some slightly touched, some fallingCym V.iii.10
Meerely through feare, that the strait passe was damm'dMerely through fear, that the strait pass was dammedCym V.iii.11
With deadmen, hurt behinde, and Cowards liuingWith dead men, hurt behind, and cowards livingCym V.iii.12
To dye with length'ned shame.To die with lengthened shame.Cym V.iii.13.1
Close by the battell, ditch'd, & wall'd with turph,Close by the battle, ditched, and walled with turf – Cym V.iii.14
Which gaue aduantage to an ancient SoldiourWhich gave advantage to an ancient soldier – Cym V.iii.15
(An honest one I warrant) who deseru'dAn honest one, I warrant – who deservedCym V.iii.16
So long a breeding, as his white beard came to,So long a breeding as his white beard came to,Cym V.iii.17
In doing this for's Country. Athwart the Lane,In doing this for's country. Athwart the lane,Cym V.iii.18
He, with two striplings (Lads more like to runHe, with two striplings – lads more like to runCym V.iii.19
The Country base, then to commit such slaughter,The country base than to commit such slaughter,Cym V.iii.20
With faces fit for Maskes, or rather fayrerWith faces fit for masks, or rather fairerCym V.iii.21
Then those for preseruation cas'd, or shame)Than those for preservation cased, or shameCym V.iii.22
Made good the passage, cryed to those that fled.Made good the passage, cried to those that fled,Cym V.iii.23
Our Britaines hearts dye flying, not our men,‘ Our Britain's harts die flying, not our men:Cym V.iii.24
To darknesse fleete soules that flye backwards; stand,To darkness fleet souls that fly backwards; stand,Cym V.iii.25
Or we are Romanes, and will giue you thatOr we are Romans, and will give you thatCym V.iii.26
Like beasts, which you shun beastly, and may saueLike beasts which you shun beastly, and may saveCym V.iii.27
But to looke backe in frowne: Stand, stand. These three,But to look back in frown: stand, stand!’ These three,Cym V.iii.28
Three thousand confident, in acte as many:Three thousand confident, in act as many – Cym V.iii.29
For three performers are the File, when allFor three performers are the file when allCym V.iii.30
The rest do nothing. With this word stand, stand,The rest do nothing – with this word ‘ Stand, stand,’Cym V.iii.31
Accomodated by the Place; more CharmingAccommodated by the place, more charming,Cym V.iii.32
With their owne Noblenesse, which could haue turn'dWith their own nobleness, which could have turnedCym V.iii.33
A Distaffe, to a Lance, guilded pale lookes;A distaff to a lance, gilded pale looks;Cym V.iii.34
Part shame, part spirit renew'd, that some turn'd cowardPart shame, part spirit renewed, that some, turned cowardCym V.iii.35
But by example (Oh a sinne in Warre,But by example – O, a sin in war,Cym V.iii.36
Damn'd in the first beginners) gan to lookeDamned in the first beginners – 'gan to lookCym V.iii.37
The way that they did, and to grin like LyonsThe way that they did, and to grin like lionsCym V.iii.38
Vpon the Pikes o'th'Hunters. Then beganneUpon the pikes o'th' hunters. Then beganCym V.iii.39
A stop i'th'Chaser; a Retyre: AnonA stop i'th' chaser; a retire: anonCym V.iii.40
A Rowt, confusion thicke: forthwith they flyeA rout, confusion thick: forthwith they flyCym V.iii.41
Chickens, the way which they stopt Eagles: SlauesChickens, the way which they stooped eagles: slaves,Cym V.iii.42
The strides the Victors made: and now our CowardsThe strides they victors made: and now our cowardsCym V.iii.43
Like Fragments in hard Voyages becameLike fragments in hard voyages becameCym V.iii.44
The life o'th'need: hauing found the backe doore openThe life o'th' need: having found the back-door openCym V.iii.45
Of the vnguarded hearts: heauens, how they wound,Of the unguarded hearts, heavens, how they wound!Cym V.iii.46
Some slaine before some dying; some their FriendsSome slain before, some dying, some their friendsCym V.iii.47
Ore-borne i'th'former waue, ten chac'd by one,O'er-borne i'th' former wave, ten chased by one,Cym V.iii.48
Are now each one the slaughter-man of twenty:Are now each one the slaughterman of twenty:Cym V.iii.49
Those that would dye, or ere resist, are growneThose that would die, or ere resist, are grownCym V.iii.50
The mortall bugs o'th'Field.The mortal bugs o'th' field.Cym V.iii.51.1
Nay, do not wonder at it: you are madeNay, do not wonder at it: you are madeCym V.iii.53
Rather to wonder at the things you heare,Rather to wonder at the things you hearCym V.iii.54
Then to worke any. Will you Rime vpon't,Than to work any. Will you rhyme upon't,Cym V.iii.55
And vent it for a Mock'rie? Heere is one:And vent it for a mock'ry? Here is one:Cym V.iii.56
"Two Boyes, an Oldman (twice a Boy) a Lane,Two boys, an old man twice a boy, a lane,Cym V.iii.57
"Preseru'd the Britaines, was the Romanes bane.Preserved the Britons, was the Romans' bane.Cym V.iii.58
Lacke, to what end?'Lack, to what end?Cym V.iii.59.2
Who dares not stand his Foe, Ile be his Friend:Who dares not stand his foe, I'll be his friend:Cym V.iii.60
For if hee'l do, as he is made to doo,For if he'll do as he is made to do,Cym V.iii.61
I know hee'l quickly flye my friendship too.I know he'll quickly fly my friendship too.Cym V.iii.62
You haue put me into Rime.You have put me into rhyme.Cym V.iii.63.1
Still going? This is a Lord: Oh Noble miseryStill going? This is a lord! O noble misery,Cym V.iii.64
To be i'th'Field, and aske what newes of me:To be i'th' field, and ask ‘ what news?’ of me!Cym V.iii.65
To day, how many would haue giuen their HonoursToday how many would have given their honoursCym V.iii.66
To haue sau'd their Carkasses? Tooke heele to doo't,To have saved their carcasses? Took heel to do't,Cym V.iii.67
And yet dyed too. I, in mine owne woe charm'dAnd yet died too! I, in mine own woe charmed,Cym V.iii.68
Could not finde death, where I did heare him groane,Could not find death where I did hear him groan,Cym V.iii.69
Nor feele him where he strooke. Being an vgly Monster,Nor feel him where he struck. Being an ugly monster,Cym V.iii.70
'Tis strange he hides him in fresh Cups, soft Beds,'Tis strange he hides him in fresh cups, soft beds,Cym V.iii.71
Sweet words; or hath moe ministers then weSweet words; or hath moe ministers than weCym V.iii.72
That draw his kniues i'th'War. Well I will finde him:That draw his knives i'th' war. Well, I will find him:Cym V.iii.73
For being now a Fauourer to the Britaine,For being now a favourer to the Briton,Cym V.iii.74
No more a Britaine, I haue resum'd againeNo more a Briton, I have resumed againCym V.iii.75
The part I came in. Fight I will no more,The part I came in. Fight I will no more,Cym V.iii.76
But yeeld me to the veriest Hinde, that shallBut yield me to the veriest hind that shallCym V.iii.77
Once touch my shoulder. Great the slaughter isOnce touch my shoulder. Great the slaughter isCym V.iii.78
Heere made by'th'Romane; great the Answer beHere made by th' Roman; great the answer beCym V.iii.79
Britaines must take. For me, my Ransome's death,Britons must take. For me, my ransom's death:Cym V.iii.80
On eyther side I come to spend my breath;On either side I come to spend my breath,Cym V.iii.81
Which neyther heere Ile keepe, nor beare agen,Which neither here I'll keep nor bear again,Cym V.iii.82
But end it by some meanes for Imogen.But end it by some means for Innogen.Cym V.iii.83
A Roman,A Roman,Cym V.iii.89
Who had not now beene drooping heere, if SecondsWho had not now been drooping here if secondsCym V.iii.90
Had answer'd him.Had answered him.Cym V.iii.91.1
Most welcome bondage; for thou art a wayMost welcome bondage; for thou art a way,Cym V.iv.3
(I thinke) to liberty: yet am I betterI think to liberty: yet am I betterCym V.iv.4
Then one that's sicke o'th'Gowt, since he had ratherThan one that's sick o'th' gout, since he had ratherCym V.iv.5
Groane so in perpetuity, then be cur'dGroan so in perpetuity than be curedCym V.iv.6
By'th'sure Physitian, Death; who is the keyBy th' sure physician, Death; who is the keyCym V.iv.7
T'vnbarre these Lockes. My Conscience, thou art fetter'dT' unbar these locks. My conscience, thou art fetteredCym V.iv.8
More then my shanks, & wrists: you good Gods giue meMore than my shanks and wrists: you good gods, give meCym V.iv.9
The penitent Instrument to picke that Bolt,The penitent instrument to pick that bolt,Cym V.iv.10
Then free for euer. Is't enough I am sorry?Then free for ever. Is't enough I am sorry?Cym V.iv.11
So Children temporall Fathers do appease;So children temporal fathers do appease;Cym V.iv.12
Gods are more full of mercy. Must I repent,Gods are more full of mercy. Must I repent,Cym V.iv.13
I cannot do it better then in Gyues,I cannot do it better than in gyves,Cym V.iv.14
Desir'd, more then constrain'd, to satisfieDesired more than constrained: to satisfy,Cym V.iv.15
If of my Freedome 'tis the maine part, takeIf of my freedom 'tis the mainport, takeCym V.iv.16
No stricter render of me, then my All.No stricter render of me than my all.Cym V.iv.17
I know you are more clement then vilde men,I know you are more clement than vile men,Cym V.iv.18
Who of their broken Debtors take a third,Who of their broken debtors take a third,Cym V.iv.19
A sixt, a tenth, letting them thriue againeA sixth, a tenth, letting them thrive againCym V.iv.20
On their abatement; that's not my desire.On their abatement: that's not my desire.Cym V.iv.21
For Imogens deere life, take mine, and thoughFor Innogen's dear life take mine, and thoughCym V.iv.22
'Tis not so deere, yet 'tis a life; you coyn'd it,'Tis not so dear, yet 'tis a life; you coined it:Cym V.iv.23
'Tweene man, and man, they waigh not euery stampe:'Tween man and man they weigh not every stamp;Cym V.iv.24
Though light, take Peeces for the figures sake,Though light, take pieces for the figure's sake:Cym V.iv.25
(You rather) mine being yours: and so great Powres,You rather, mine being yours: and so, great powers,Cym V.iv.26
If you will take this Audit, take this life,If you will take this audit, take this life,Cym V.iv.27
And cancell these cold Bonds. Oh Imogen,And cancel these cold bonds. O Innogen,Cym V.iv.28
Ile speake to thee in silence.I'll speak to thee in silence.Cym V.iv.29
Sleepe, thou hast bin a Grandsire, and begot Sleep, thou hast been a grandsire, and begotCym V.iv.123
A Father to me: and thou hast createdA father to me: and thou hast createdCym V.iv.124
A Mother, and two Brothers. But (oh scorne)A mother, and two brothers: but, O scorn!Cym V.iv.125
Gone, they went hence so soone as they were borne:Gone! They went hence so soon as they were born:Cym V.iv.126
And so I am awake. Poore Wretches, that dependAnd so I am awake. Poor wretches, that dependCym V.iv.127
On Greatnesse, Fauour; Dreame as I haue done,On greatness' favour, dream as I have done,Cym V.iv.128
Wake, and finde nothing. But (alas) I swerue:Wake, and find nothing. But, alas, I swerve:Cym V.iv.129
Many Dreame not to finde, neither deserue,Many dream not to find, neither deserve,Cym V.iv.130
And yet are steep'd in Fauours; so am IAnd yet are steeped in favours; so am I,Cym V.iv.131
That haue this Golden chance, and know not why:That have this golden chance, and know not why.Cym V.iv.132
What Fayeries haunt this ground? A Book? Oh rare one,What fairies haunt this ground? A book? O rare one,Cym V.iv.133
Be not, as is our fangled world, a GarmentBe not, as is our fangled world, a garmentCym V.iv.134
Nobler then that it couers. Let thy effectsNobler than that it covers. Let thy effectsCym V.iv.135
So follow, to be most vnlike our Courtiers,So follow, to be most unlike our courtiers,Cym V.iv.136
As good, as promise.As good as promise.Cym V.iv.137
Reades. WHen as a Lyons whelpe, shall to himselfe (reads) When as a lion's whelp shall, to himselfCym V.iv.138
vnknown, without seeking finde, and bee embrac'd unknown, without seeking find, and be embracedCym V.iv.139
by a peece of tender Ayre: And when from a stately by a piece of tender air: and when from a statelyCym V.iv.140
Cedar shall be lopt branches, which being cedar shall be lopped branches, which, beingCym V.iv.141
dead many yeares, shall after reuiue, bee ioynted todead many years, shall after revive, be jointed toCym V.iv.142
the old Stocke, and freshly grow, then shall the old stock, and freshly grow, then shallCym V.iv.143
Posthumus end his miseries, Britaine be fortunate, Posthumus end his miseries, Britain be fortunate,Cym V.iv.144
and flourish in Peace and Plentie.and flourish in peace and plenty.Cym V.iv.145
'Tis still a Dreame: or else such stuffe as Madmen'Tis still a dream: or else such stuff as madmenCym V.iv.146
Tongue, and braine not: either both, or nothing,Tongue, and brain not: either both, or nothing,Cym V.iv.147
Or senselesse speaking, or a speaking suchOr senseless speaking, or a speaking suchCym V.iv.148
As sense cannot vntye. Be what it is,As sense cannot untie. Be what it is,Cym V.iv.149
The Action of my life is like it, which Ile keepeThe action of my life is like it, whichCym V.iv.150
If but for simpathy.I'll keep, if but for sympathy.Cym V.iv.151
Ouer-roasted rather: ready long ago.Overroasted rather: ready long ago.Cym V.iv.153
So if I proue a good repast to the Spectators, theSo, if I prove a good repast to the spectators, theCym V.iv.156
dish payes the pays the shot.Cym V.iv.157
I am merrier to dye, then thou art to liue.I am merrier to die than thou art to live.Cym V.iv.173
Yes indeed do I, fellow.Yes, indeed do I, fellow.Cym V.iv.179
I tell thee, Fellow, there are none want eyes, toI tell thee, fellow, there are none want eyes toCym V.iv.187
direct them the way I am going, but such as winke,direct them the way I am going, but such as wink,Cym V.iv.188
and will not vse them.and will not use them.Cym V.iv.189
Thou bring'st good newes, I am call'd to bee madeThou bring'st good news, I am called to be madeCym V.iv.195 V.iv.196
Thou shalt be then freer then a Gaoler; no bolts forThou shalt be then freer than a gaoler; no bolts forCym V.iv.198
the dead.the dead.Cym V.iv.199
What's that to him?What's that to him?Cym V.v.136.2
I so thou do'st,Ay, so thou dost,Cym V.v.209.2
Italian Fiend. Aye me, most credulous Foole,Italian fiend! Ay me, most credulous fool,Cym V.v.210
Egregious murtherer, Theefe, any thingEgregious murderer, thief, any thingCym V.v.211
That's due to all the Villaines past, in beingThat's due to all the villains past, in being,Cym V.v.212
To come. Oh giue me Cord, or knife, or poyson,To come. O, give me cord, or knife, or poisonCym V.v.213
Some vpright Iusticer. Thou King, send outSome upright justicer! Thou, king, send outCym V.v.214
For Torturors ingenious: it is IFor torturers ingenious: it is ICym V.v.215
That all th'abhorred things o'th'earth amendThat all th' abhorred things o'th' earth amendCym V.v.216
By being worse then they. I am Posthumus,By being worse than they. I am Posthumus,Cym V.v.217
That kill'd thy Daughter: Villain-like, I lye,That killed thy daughter: villain-like, I lie;Cym V.v.218
That caus'd a lesser villaine then my selfe,That caused a lesser villain than myself,Cym V.v.219
A sacrilegious Theefe to doo't. The TempleA sacrilegious thief, to do't. The templeCym V.v.220
Of Vertue was she; yea, and she her selfe.Of Virtue was she; yea, and she herself.Cym V.v.221
Spit, and throw stones, cast myre vpon me, setSpit, and throw stones, cast mire upon me, setCym V.v.222
The dogges o'th'street to bay me: euery villaineThe dogs o'th' street to bay me: every villainCym V.v.223
Be call'd Posthumus Leonatus, andBe called Posthumus Leonatus, andCym V.v.224
Be villany lesse then 'twas. Oh Imogen!Be villainy less than 'twas. O Innogen!Cym V.v.225
My Queene, my life, my wife: oh Imogen,My queen, my life, my wife, O Innogen,Cym V.v.226
Imogen, Imogen.Innogen, Innogen!Cym V.v.227.1
Shall's haue a play of this? / Thou scornfull Page,Shall's have a play of this? Thou scornful page,Cym V.v.228
there lye thy part.There lie thy part.Cym V.v.229.1
How comes these staggers on mee?How comes these staggers on me?Cym V.v.233.1
Hang there like fruite, my soule,Hang there like a fruit, my soul,Cym V.v.263.2
Till the Tree dye.Till the tree die.Cym V.v.264.1
I am SirI am, sir,Cym V.v.408.2
The Souldier that did company these threeThe soldier that did company these threeCym V.v.409
In poore beseeming: 'twas a fitment forIn poor beseeming: 'twas a fitment forCym V.v.410
The purpose I then follow'd. That I was he,The purpose I then followed. That I was he,Cym V.v.411
Speake Iachimo, I had you downe, and mightSpeak, Iachimo: I had you down, and mightCym V.v.412
Haue made you finish.Have made you finish.Cym V.v.413.1
Kneele not to me:Kneel not to me:Cym V.v.418.2
The powre that I haue on you, is to spare you:The power that I have on you, is to spare you:Cym V.v.419
The malice towards you, to forgiue you. LiueThe malice towards you, to forgive you. LiveCym V.v.420
And deale with others better.And deal with others better.Cym V.v.421.1
Your Seruant Princes. Good my Lord of RomeYour servant, princes. Good my lord of Rome,Cym V.v.426
Call forth your Sooth-sayer: As I slept, me thoughtCall forth your soothsayer: as I slept, methoughtCym V.v.427
Great Iupiter vpon his Eagle back'dGreat Jupiter, upon his eagle backed,Cym V.v.428
Appear'd to me, with other sprightly shewesAppeared to me, with other spritely showsCym V.v.429
Of mine owne Kindred. When I wak'd, I foundOf mine own kindred. When I waked, I foundCym V.v.430
This Labell on my bosome; whose containingThis label on my bosom; whose containingCym V.v.431
Is so from sense in hardnesse, that I canIs so from sense in hardness, that I canCym V.v.432
Make no Collection of it. Let him shewMake no collection of it. Let him showCym V.v.433
His skill in the construction.His skill in the construction.Cym V.v.434.1

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