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My Lord.My lord?Tim I.ii.155.1
Yes, my Lord. More Iewels yet?Yes, my lord. (Aside) More jewels yet!Tim I.ii.156
There is no crossing him in's humor,There is no crossing him in's humour,Tim I.ii.157
Else I should tell him well, yfaith I should;Else I should tell him well, i'faith I should,Tim I.ii.158
When all's spent, hee'ld be crost then, and he could:When all's spent, he'd be crossed then, an he could.Tim I.ii.159
'Tis pitty Bounty had not eyes behinde,'Tis pity bounty had not eyes behind,Tim I.ii.160
That man might ne're be wretched for his minde. That man might ne'er be wretched for his mind.Tim I.ii.161
I beseech your Honor, vouchsafe me a word,I beseech your honour, vouchsafe me a word.Tim I.ii.175
it does concerne you neere.It does concern you near.Tim I.ii.176
I scarse know how. (aside) I scarce know how.Tim I.ii.179
What will this come to?What will this come to?Tim I.ii.190.2
He commands vs to prouide, and giue great guifts,He commands us to provide and give great gifts,Tim I.ii.191
and all out of an empty Coffer:And all out of an empty coffer;Tim I.ii.192
Nor will he know his Purse, or yeeld me this,Nor will he know his purse, or yield me this,Tim I.ii.193
To shew him what a Begger his heart is,To show him what a beggar his heart is,Tim I.ii.194
Being of no power to make his wishes good.Being of no power to make his wishes good.Tim I.ii.195
His promises flye so beyond his state,His promises fly so beyond his stateTim I.ii.196
That what he speaks is all in debt, he owsThat what he speaks is all in debt. He owesTim I.ii.197
for eu'ry word: / He is so kinde, that he nowFor every word. He is so kind that he nowTim I.ii.198
payes interest for't; / His Land's put to their Bookes.Pays interest for't. His land's put to their books.Tim I.ii.199
Well, would I were / Gently put out of Office,Well, would I were gently put out of officeTim I.ii.200
before I were forc'd out:Before I were forced out!Tim I.ii.201
Happier is he that has no friend to feede,Happier is he that has no friend to feedTim I.ii.202
Then such that do e'ne Enemies exceede.Than such that do e'en enemies exceed.Tim I.ii.203
I bleed inwardly for my Lord. I bleed inwardly for my lord.Tim I.ii.204
No care, no stop, so senselesse of expence,No care, no stop, so senseless of expenseTim II.ii.1
That he will neither know how to maintaine it,That he will neither know how to maintain it,Tim II.ii.2
Nor cease his flow of Riot. Takes no accomptNor cease his flow of riot. Takes no accountTim II.ii.3
How things go from him, nor resume no careHow things go from him, nor resumes no careTim II.ii.4
Of what is to continue: neuer minde,Of what is to continue. Never mindTim II.ii.5
Was to be so vnwise, to be so kinde.Was to be so unwise, to be so kind.Tim II.ii.6
What shall be done, he will not heare, till feele:What shall be done? He will not hear till feel.Tim II.ii.7
I must be round with him, now he comes from hunting.I must be round with him. Now he comes from hunting.Tim II.ii.8
Fye, fie, fie, fie.Fie, fie, fie, fie!Tim II.ii.9
Please you Gentlemen,Please you, gentlemen,Tim II.ii.44.2
The time is vnagreeable to this businesse:The time is unagreeable to this business.Tim II.ii.45
Your importunacie cease, till after dinner,Your importunacy cease till after dinner,Tim II.ii.46
That I may make his Lordship vnderstandThat I may make his lordship understandTim II.ii.47
Wherefore you are not paid.Wherefore you are not paid.Tim II.ii.48.1
Pray draw neere. Pray draw near.Tim II.ii.49.2
Pray you walke neere, / Ile speake with you anon. Pray you, walk near. I'll speak with you anon.Tim II.ii.128
You would not heare me:You would not hear me.Tim II.ii.132.2
At many leysures I propose.At many leisures I proposed – Tim II.ii.133.1
O my good Lord,O my good lord,Tim II.ii.137.2
At many times I brought in my accompts,At many times I brought in my accounts,Tim II.ii.138
Laid them before you, you would throw them off,Laid them before you. You would throw them off,Tim II.ii.139
And say you sound them in mine honestie,And say you found them in mine honesty.Tim II.ii.140
When for some trifling present you haue bid meWhen for some trifling present you have bid meTim II.ii.141
Returne so much, I haue shooke my head, and wept:Return so much, I have shook my head and wept;Tim II.ii.142
Yea 'gainst th'Authoritie of manners, pray'd youYea, 'gainst th' authority of manners prayed youTim II.ii.143
To hold your hand more close: I did indureTo hold your hand more close. I did endureTim II.ii.144
Not sildome, nor no slight checkes, when I haueNot seldom, nor no slight checks, when I haveTim II.ii.145
Prompted you in the ebbe of your estate,Prompted you in the ebb of your estateTim II.ii.146
And your great flow of debts; my lou'd Lord,And your great flow of debts. My loved lord – Tim II.ii.147
Though you heare now (too late) yet nowes a time,Though you hear now too late, yet now's a time – Tim II.ii.148
The greatest of your hauing, lackes a halfe,The greatest of your having lacks a halfTim II.ii.149
To pay your present debts.To pay your present debts.Tim II.ii.150.1
'Tis all engag'd, some forfeyted and gone,'Tis all engaged, some forfeited and gone,Tim II.ii.151
And what remaines will hardly stop the mouthAnd what remains will hardly stop the mouthTim II.ii.152
Of present dues; the future comes apace:Of present dues. The future comes apace.Tim II.ii.153
What shall defend the interim, and at lengthWhat shall defend the interim? And at lengthTim II.ii.154
How goes our reck'ning?How goes our reck'ning?Tim II.ii.155
O my good Lord, the world is but a word,O my good lord, the world is but a word.Tim II.ii.157
Were it all yours, to giue it in a breath,Were it all yours to give it in a breath,Tim II.ii.158
How quickely were it gone.How quickly were it gone!Tim II.ii.159.1
If you suspect my Husbandry or Falshood,If you suspect my husbandry of falsehood,Tim II.ii.160
Call me before th'exactest Auditors,Call me before th' exactest auditors,Tim II.ii.161
And set me on the proofe. So the Gods blesse me,And set me on the proof. So the gods bless me,Tim II.ii.162
When all our Offices haue beene opprestWhen all our offices have been oppressedTim II.ii.163
With riotous Feeders, when our Vaults haue weptWith riotous feeders, when our vaults have weptTim II.ii.164
With drunken spilth of Wine; when euery roomeWith drunken spilth of wine, when every roomTim II.ii.165
Hath blaz'd with Lights, and braid with Minstrelsie,Hath blazed with lights and brayed with minstrelsy,Tim II.ii.166
I haue retyr'd me to a wastefull cocke,I have retired me to a wasteful cockTim II.ii.167
And set mine eyes at flow.And set mine eyes at flow.Tim II.ii.168.1
Heauens haue I said the bounty of this Lord:Heavens, have I said, the bounty of this lord!Tim II.ii.169
How many prodigall bits haue Slaues and PezantsHow many prodigal bits have slaves and peasantsTim II.ii.170
This night englutted: who is not Timons,This night englutted! Who is not Timon's?Tim II.ii.171
What heart, head, sword, force, meanes, but is L. Timons:What heart, head, sword, force, means, but is Lord Timon's?Tim II.ii.172
Great Timon, Noble, Worthy, Royall Timon:Great Timon, noble, worthy, royal Timon!Tim II.ii.173
Ah, when the meanes are gone, that buy this praise,Ah, when the means are gone that buy this praise,Tim II.ii.174
The breath is gone, whereof this praise is made:The breath is gone whereof this praise is made.Tim II.ii.175
Feast won, fast lost; one cloud of Winter showres,Feast-won, fast-lost. One cloud of winter showers,Tim II.ii.176
These flyes are coucht.These flies are couched.Tim II.ii.177.1
Assurance blesse your thoughts.Assurance bless your thoughts!Tim II.ii.185.2
Lord Lucius and Lucullus? Humh.Lord Lucius and Lucullus? Hum!Tim II.ii.200
I haue beene boldI have been bold,Tim II.ii.204.2
(For that I knew it the most generall way)For that I knew it the most general way,Tim II.ii.205
To them, to vse your Signet, and your Name,To them to use your signet and your name.Tim II.ii.206
But they do shake their heads, and I am heereBut they do shake their heads, and I am hereTim II.ii.207
No richer in returne.No richer in return.Tim II.ii.208.1
They answer in a ioynt and corporate voice,They answer, in a joint and corporate voice,Tim II.ii.209
That now they are at fall, want Treature cannotThat now they are at fall, want treasure, cannotTim II.ii.210
Do what they would, are sorrie: you are Honourable,Do what they would, are sorry – you are honourable – Tim II.ii.211
But yet they could haue wisht, they know not,But yet they could have wished – they know not – Tim II.ii.212
Something hath beene amisse; a Noble NatureSomething hath been amiss – a noble natureTim II.ii.213
May catch a wrench; would all were well; tis pitty,May catch a wrench – would all were well – 'tis pity.Tim II.ii.214
And so intending other serious matters,And so, intending other serious matters,Tim II.ii.215
After distastefull lookes; and these hard FractionsAfter distasteful looks and these hard fractions,Tim II.ii.216
With certaine halfe-caps, and cold mouing nods,With certain half-caps and cold-moving nodsTim II.ii.217
They froze me into Silence.They froze me into silence.Tim II.ii.218.1
I would I could not thinke it:I would I could not think it.Tim II.ii.237
That thought is Bounties Foe;That thought is bounty's foe – Tim II.ii.238
Being free it selfe, it thinkes all others so. Being free itself, it thinks all others so.Tim II.ii.239
What do ye aske of me, my Friend.What do ye ask of me, my friend?Tim III.iv.46
I,Ay,Tim III.iv.47.2
if Money were as certaine as your waiting,If money were as certain as your waiting,Tim III.iv.48
'Twere sure enough.'Twere sure enough.Tim III.iv.49
Why then preferr'd you not your summes and BillesWhy then preferred you not your sums and billsTim III.iv.50
When your false Masters eate of my Lords meat?When your false masters eat of my lord's meat?Tim III.iv.51
Then they could smile, and fawne vpon his debts,Then they could smile and fawn upon his debts,Tim III.iv.52
And take downe th'Intrest into their glutt'nous Mawes.And take down th' interest into their glutt'nous maws.Tim III.iv.53
You do your selues but wrong, to stirre me vp,You do yourselves but wrong to stir me up.Tim III.iv.54
Let me passe quietly:Let me pass quietly.Tim III.iv.55
Beleeue't, my Lord and I haue made an end,Believe't, my lord and I have made an end;Tim III.iv.56
I haue no more to reckon, he to spend.I have no more to reckon, he to spend.Tim III.iv.57
If't 'twill not serue, 'tis not so base as you,If 'twill not serve, 'tis not so base as you,Tim III.iv.59
For you serue Knaues.For you serve knaves.Tim III.iv.60
My deere Lord.My dear lord – Tim III.iv.106
My Lord.My lord – Tim III.iv.108
Heere my Lord.Here, my lord.Tim III.iv.110
O my Lord,O my lord,Tim III.iv.113.2
you onely speake from your distracted soule;You only speak from your distracted soul;Tim III.iv.114
there's not so much left to, furnish outThere is not so much left to furnish outTim III.iv.115
a moderate Table.A moderate table.Tim III.iv.116.1
Alack my Fellowes, what should I say to you?Alack, my fellows, what should I say to you?Tim IV.ii.3
Let me be recorded by the righteous Gods,Let me be recorded by the righteous gods,Tim IV.ii.4
I am as poore as you.I am as poor as you.Tim IV.ii.5.1
All broken Implements of a ruin'd house.All broken implements of a ruined house.Tim IV.ii.16
Good Fellowes all,Good fellows all,Tim IV.ii.22.2
The latest of my wealth Ile share among'st you.The latest of my wealth I'll share amongst you.Tim IV.ii.23
Where euer we shall meete, for Timons sake,Wherever we shall meet, for Timon's sake,Tim IV.ii.24
Let's yet be Fellowes. Let's shake our heads, and sayLet's yet be fellows. Let's shake our heads and say,Tim IV.ii.25
As 'twere a Knell vnto our Masters Fortunes,As 'twere a knell unto our master's fortunes,Tim IV.ii.26
We haue seene better dayes. Let each take some: ‘ We have seen better days.’ Let each take some.Tim IV.ii.27
Nay put out all your hands: Not one word more,Nay, put out all your hands. Not one word more.Tim IV.ii.28
Thus part we rich in sorrow, parting poore.Thus part we rich in sorrow, parting poor.Tim IV.ii.29
Oh the fierce wretchednesse that Glory brings vs!O the fierce wretchedness that glory brings us!Tim IV.ii.30
Who would not wish to be from wealth exempt,Who would not wish to be from wealth exempt,Tim IV.ii.31
Since Riches point to Misery and Contempt?Since riches point to misery and contempt?Tim IV.ii.32
Who would be so mock'd with Glory, or to liueWho would be so mocked with glory, or to liveTim IV.ii.33
But in a Dreame of Friendship,But in a dream of friendship,Tim IV.ii.34
To haue his pompe, and all what state compounds,To have his pomp and all what state compoundsTim IV.ii.35
But onely painted like his varnisht Friends:But only painted, like his varnished friends?Tim IV.ii.36
Poore honest Lord, brought lowe by his owne heart,Poor honest lord, brought low by his own heart,Tim IV.ii.37
Vndone by Goodnesse: Strange vnvsuall blood,Undone by goodness! Strange, unusual blood,Tim IV.ii.38
When mans worst sinne is, He do's too much Good.When man's worst sin is he does too much good.Tim IV.ii.39
Who then dares to be halfe so kinde agen?Who then dares to be half so kind again?Tim IV.ii.40
For Bounty that makes Gods, do still marre Men.For bounty, that makes gods, does still mar men.Tim IV.ii.41
My deerest Lord, blest to be most accurst,My dearest lord, blest to be most accursed,Tim IV.ii.42
Rich onely to be wretched; thy great FortunesRich only to be wretched, thy great fortunesTim IV.ii.43
Are made thy cheefe Afflictions. Alas (kinde Lord)Are made thy chief afflictions. Alas, kind lord,Tim IV.ii.44
Hee's flung in Rage from this ingratefull SeateHe's flung in rage from this ingrateful seatTim IV.ii.45
Of monstrous Friends:Of monstrous friends;Tim IV.ii.46
Nor ha's he with him to supply his life,Nor has he with him to supply his life,Tim IV.ii.47
Or that which can command it:Or that which can command it.Tim IV.ii.48
Ile follow and enquire him out.I'll follow and inquire him out.Tim IV.ii.49
Ile euer serue his minde, with my best will,I'll ever serve his mind with my best will;Tim IV.ii.50
Whilst I haue Gold, Ile be his Steward still. Whilst I have gold I'll be his steward still.Tim IV.ii.51
Oh you Gods!O you gods!Tim IV.iii.460
Is yon'd despis'd and ruinous man my Lord?Is yond despised and ruinous man my lord?Tim IV.iii.461
Full of decay and fayling? Oh MonumentFull of decay and failing? O monumentTim IV.iii.462
And wonder of good deeds, euilly bestow'd!And wonder of good deeds evilly bestowed!Tim IV.iii.463
What an alteration of HonorWhat an alteration of honourTim IV.iii.464
has desp'rate want made?Has desperate want made!Tim IV.iii.465
What vilder thing vpon the earth, then Friends,What viler thing upon the earth than friends,Tim IV.iii.466
Who can bring Noblest mindes, to basest ends.Who can bring noblest minds to basest ends!Tim IV.iii.467
How rarely does it meete with this times guise,How rarely does it meet with this time's guise,Tim IV.iii.468
When man was wisht to loue his Enemies:When man was wished to love his enemies!Tim IV.iii.469
Grant I may euer loue, and rather wooGrant I may ever love, and rather wooTim IV.iii.470
Those that would mischeefe me, then those that doo.Those that would mischief me than those that do!Tim IV.iii.471
Has caught me in his eye, I will present'Has caught me in his eye. I will presentTim IV.iii.472
my honest griefe vnto him; and as my Lord, My honest grief unto him, and as my lordTim IV.iii.473
still serue him with my life. / My deerest Master.Still serve him with my life. My dearest master!Tim IV.iii.474
Haue you forgot me, Sir?Have you forgot me, sir?Tim IV.iii.475.2
An honest poore seruant of yours.An honest poor servant of yours.Tim IV.iii.478
The Gods are witnesse,The gods are witness,Tim IV.iii.482
Neu'r did poore Steward weare a truer greefeNe'er did poor steward wear a truer griefTim IV.iii.483
For his vndone Lord, then mine eyes for you.For his undone lord than mine eyes for you.Tim IV.iii.484
I begge of you to know me, good my Lord,I beg of you to know me, good my lord,Tim IV.iii.490
T'accept my greefe, and whil'st this poore wealth lasts,T' accept my grief, and whilst this poor wealth lastsTim IV.iii.491
To entertaine me as your Steward still.To entertain me as your steward still.Tim IV.iii.492
No my most worthy Master, in whose brestNo, my most worthy master, in whose breastTim IV.iii.514
Doubt, and suspect (alas) are plac'd too late:Doubt and suspect, alas, are placed too late.Tim IV.iii.515
You should haue fear'd false times, when you did Feast.You should have feared false times when you did feast.Tim IV.iii.516
Suspect still comes, where an estate is least.Suspect still comes where an estate is least.Tim IV.iii.517
That which I shew, Heauen knowes, is meerely Loue,That which I show, heaven knows, is merely love,Tim IV.iii.518
Dutie, and Zeale, to your vnmatched minde;Duty, and zeal to your unmatched mind,Tim IV.iii.519
Care of your Food and Liuing, and beleeue it,Care of your food and living. And believe it,Tim IV.iii.520
My most Honour'd Lord,My most honoured lord,Tim IV.iii.521
For any benefit that points to mee,For any benefit that points to me,Tim IV.iii.522
Either in hope, or present, I'de exchangeEither in hope or present, I'd exchangeTim IV.iii.523
For this one wish, that you had power and wealthFor this one wish, that you had power and wealthTim IV.iii.524
To requite me, by making rich your selfe.To requite me by making rich yourself.Tim IV.iii.525
O let me stay, and comfort you, my Master.O, let me stay and comfort you, my master.Tim IV.iii.537
It is vaine that you would speake with Timon:It is in vain that you would speak with Timon;Tim V.i.114
For he is set so onely to himselfe,For he is set so only to himselfTim V.i.115
That nothing but himselfe, which lookes like man,That nothing but himself which looks like manTim V.i.116
Is friendly with him.Is friendly with him.Tim V.i.117.1
Heere is his Caue:Here is his cave.Tim V.i.124.2
Peace and content be heere. Lord Timon, Timon,Peace and content be here! Lord Timon, Timon,Tim V.i.125
Looke out, and speake to Friends: Th'AtheniansLook out, and speak to friends. Th' AtheniansTim V.i.126
By two of their most reuerend Senate greet thee:By two of their most reverend Senate greet thee.Tim V.i.127
Speake to them Noble Timon.Speak to them, noble Timon.Tim V.i.128
Stay not, all's in vaine.Stay not, all's in vain.Tim V.i.182.2
Trouble him no further, thus you still shall / Finde him.Trouble him no further; thus you still shall find him.Tim V.i.211