Imagens das páginas
PDF
ePub

XIX.
When as thine eye hath chose the dame,
And stall’d the deer that thou shouldst strike, 300
Let reason rule things worthy blame,
#As well as fancy partial might:

Take counsel of some wiser head,
Neither too young nor yet unwed.

360

There will we sit upon the rocks,
And see the shepherds feed their flocks,
By shallow rivers, by whose falls
Melodious birds sing madrigals.
There will I make thee a bed of roses,
With a thousand fragrant posies,
A cap of flowers, and a kirtle
Embroider'd all with leaves of myrtle.

A belt of straw and ivy buds,
With coral clasps and amber studs;
And if these pleasures may thee move,
Then live with me and be my love.

310

Love's ANSWER.

And when thou comest thy tale to tell,
Smooth not thy tongue with filed talk,
Lest she some subtle practice smell, -
A cripple soon can find a halt ;-

But plainly say thou lovest her well,

And set thy person forth to sell. What though her frowning brows be bent, Her cloudy looks will calm ere night: And then too late she will repent That thus dissembled her delight;

And twice desire, ere it be day,

That which with scorn she put away. What though she strive to try her strength, And ban and brawl, and say thee nay, Her feeble force will yield at length, When craft hath taught her thus to say,

'Had women been so strong as men,

In faith, you had not had it then.'
And to her will frame all thy ways;
Spare not to spend, and chiefly there
Where thy desert may merit praise,
By ringing in thy lady's ear:

The strongest castle, tower, and town,
The golden bullet beats it down.

[blocks in formation]

320

380

[blocks in formation]

(XXI.]
As it fell upon a day
In the merry month of May,
Sitting in a pleasant shade
Which a grove of myrtles made,
Beasts did leap, and birds did sing,
Trees did grow, and plants did spring;
Every thing did banish moan,
Save the nightingale alone:
She, poor bird, as all forlorn,
Lean'd her breast up-till a thorn,
And there sung the dolefull'st ditty,
That to hear it was great pity:
* Fie, fie, fie,' now would she cry;
' Tereu, tereu !' by and by ;
That to hear her so complain,
Scarce I could from tears refrain ;
For her griefs, so lively shown,
Made me think upon mine own.

390
Ah, thought I, thou mourn'st in vain !
None takes pity on thy pain:
Senseless trees they cannot hear thee;
Ruthless beasts they will not cheer thee:
King Pandion he is dead;
All thy friends are lapp'd in lead;
All thy fellow birds do sing,
Careless of thy sorrowing:
Even so, poor bird, like thee,
None alive will pity me.
Whilst as fickle Fortune smiled,
Thou and I were both beguiled.

Every one that flatters thee
Is no friend in misery.
Words are easy, like the wind ;
Faithful friends are hard to find :
Every man will be thy friend
Whilst thou hast wherewith to spend;
But if store of crowns be scant,
No man will supply thy want.

410
If that one be prodigal,
Bountiful they will him call,
And with such-like flattering,
Pity but he were a king;'

340

+ Think women still to strive with men,
To sin and never for to saint:
There is no heaven, by holy then,
When time with age doth them attaint.

Were kisses all the joys in bed,
One woman would another wed.

400

[blocks in formation]
[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

GLOSSARY TO SHAKESPEARE'S WORKS.

2.

ABATE, v.t. to shorten. M. N's Dr. I! To Anchor, sb. an anchorite, hermit. Ham. 111. 2.

cast down. Cor. III. 3. To blunt. R. III. v. 4. Ancient, sb. an ensign-bearer. i H. IV. IV. 2. Abatement, sb. diminution. Lear, 1. 4.

Angel, sb. a coin, so called because it bore the Abide, v.i. to sojourn. Wint. Tale, iv. 3. v.t. to image of an angel. Merry Wives, I. 3.

expiate (a corruption of ‘Aby'). J. Č. 11. 1; Anight, adv. by night. As you Like it, 11. 4. Ibid. III. 2.

Answer, sb. retaliation. Cym. v. 3. Able, v.t. to uphold. Lear, iv. 6.

Anthropophaginian, sb. a cannibal. Merry Wives, Abridgement, sb. a short play. Ham. 11. 2.

IV. 5. Abrook, v. t. to brook, abide. 2 H. VI. 11. 4. Antick, sb. the fool in the old plays. R. II. III. 2. Absey-Book, sb. a primer. John, I. 1.

Antre, sb. a cave. Oth. I. 3. Absolute, adj. positive, certain. Cym. iv. 2; Apparent, sb. heir-apparent. Wint. Tale, I. 2. Ham. V. 2. Complete. Temp. I. 2.

Appeal, sb. accusation. M. for M. v. I. Abuse, v.t. to deceive. Lear, iv. 7.

Appeal, v.t. to accuse. R. II. 1. I. Abuse, sb. deception. M. for M. v. 1.

Appeared, P. P. made apparent. Cor. IV. 3. Aby, v.t. to expiate a fault. M. N's Dr. III. 2. Apple-John, sb. a kind of apple. 1 Hen. IV. III. 3. Abysm, sb. abyss. Temp. I. 2.

Appointment, sb, preparation. M. for M. III. 1. Accite, v. t. to cite, summon. 2 H. IV. v. 2. Apprehension, sb. opinion. Much Ado, III. 4. Accuse, sb, accusation. 2 H. VI. III. 1.

Apprehensive, adj. apt to apprehend or underAchieve, v. to obtain. H. V. iv. 3.

stand. J. C. 11. 1. Acknown, p.p.‘to be acknown’is to acknowledge. Approbation, sb. probation. Cym. 1., 5., Oih. III. 3

Approof, só. approbation, proof. All's Well, I. 2; Acquittance, sb. a receipt or discharge. Ham. IV. 2. Temp. 11. 5. Action-taking, adj. litigious. Lear, 11. 2. Approve, v.t. to prove. R. II. I. 3. To justify, Acture, sb, action. Lover's Com. 185.

make good. Lear, II. 4. Addition, sb. title, aitribute. All's Well, 11. 3; Approver, sb. one who proves or tries. Cym. 11. 4. T. & Cr. I. 2.

Arch, sb. chief. Lear, 11. I.
Address, v.r. to prepare oneself. 2 H. VI. v. 2; Argal, a ridiculous word intended for the Latin
Ham. I. 2.

ergo. Ham. V. I.
Addressed, part. prepared. L's L's L. 11. 1. Argentine, adj. silver. Per. v. 2.
Advance, v.t. to prefer, promote to honour. Argier, sb, Algiers. Temp. 1. 2.
Tim. I. 2.

Argosy, sb. originally a vessel of Ragusa or RaAdvertisement, sb. admonition. Much Ado, &c. gosa, a Ragosine; hence any ship of burden.

M. of V. 1. I. Advertising, pr. p. attentive. M. for M. v. 1. Argument, sb. subject. Much Ado, II. 3. Advice, sb. consideration, discretion. Two Gent. | Armigero, a mistake for Armiger, the Latin for II. 4; M. for M. v. I.

Esquire. Merry Wives, 1. 1. Advise, v. sometimes neuter, sometimes reflective, Aroint, v.r. found only in the imperat. mood, to consider, reflect. Tw. N. IV. 2.

get thee gone. Mac. I. 3; Lear, III. 4. Advised, pp. considerate. Com. of E. v. 1. A-row, adv. in a row, Com. of E. v. 1. Advocation, sb. pleading, advocacy. Oth. Ill. 4. Articulaie, v.i. to enter into articles of

agreeAfeard, adj, afraid. Merry Wives, III. 4.

Cor. 1. 9. v.t. to exhibit in articles. Affect, v.t. to love. Merry Wives, II. 1.

1 H. IV. V. I. Affeered, p.p. assessed, confirmed. Mac. IV. 3. Ask, v.t. to require. 2 H. VI. 1. 2. Afront, adv. in front. 1 H. IV. II. 4.

Aspect, sb. regard, looks. A. & C. 1. 5. Affy, v.t. to affiance. 2 H. VI. iv. I. To trust. Aspersion, sb. sprinkling; hence blessing, because T. A. I. I

before the Reformation benediction was geneAgazed, p.p. looking in amazement. 1 H. VI. 1. 1. rally accompanied by the sprinkling of holy Aglet-baby, sb. the small figure engraved on a water. Temp. III. 3. jewel. Tam. of S. 1. 2.

Assay, sb. attempt. M. for M. III. 1. Agnise, v. t. to acknowledge, confess. Otn. 1. 3. Assay, v.t. to attempt, test, make proof of. Merry A-good, adv. a good deal, plenteously. Two Gent. Wives, II. 1. IV. 4.

Assinego, sb. an ass. T. & Cr. II. 1. A-hold, adj. a sea-term. Temp. I. 1.

Assubjugate, v.t. to subjugate. T. & Cr. 11. 3. Alery, sb. the nest of a bird of prey. R. III. I. 3. Assurance, sb. deed of assurance. Tam. of S. IV. 2. Aim, sb. a guess. Two Gent. 11. 1.

Assured, p.p. betrothed. Com. of E. 11. 2. Alder-liefest, adj. most loved of all. 2 H. VI. 1. 1. Atomy, sb. an atom. As you Like it, 111. 2. Used Ale, sb. alehouse. Two Gent. II. 5.

in contempt of a small person. 2 H. IV. v. 4; Allow, v. to approve. Tw. N. 1. 2.

Atone, v.t. to put people at one, to reconcile. Allowance, sb. approval. Cor. III. 2.

R. II. I. 1. v.i. to agree. Cor. iv. 6. Ames-ace, sb. two aces, the lowest throw of the Attach, v.t. to seize, lay hold on. Temp. III. 3; dice. All's Well, 11. 3.

Com. of E. IV. I. Amort, adj. dead, dejected. Tam. of S. iv. 3. Attasked, p.p. taken to task, reprehended. Lear, An, conj. if. Much Ado, 1. 1.

I. 4.

V. I.

ment.

V. I.

IV. I.

Attend, v.t. to listen to. Temp. I. 2; M. of V. Be-moiled, 2.p. daubed with dirt. Tam. of 6. Attent, adj. attentive. Ham. I. 2.

Bending, pr. p. stooping under a weight. H. V. Attorney, sb. an agent. R. III. IV. 4.

V. Chorus. Attorney, v. t. to employ as an agent. M. sor M. Benvenuto, sb. (Italian), welcome. L's L's L. IV.2.

V. 1. To perform by an agent. Wint. Tale, I. I. Bergomask, adj. a rustic dance. M. N's Dr. V. I. Audacious, allj. spirited, daring, but without any Beshrew, int. evil befal. Com. of E. 11. I.

note of blame attached to it. L's L's L. V. I. Bestraught, p.p. distraught, distracted. Induct. Augur, sb. augury. Mac. III. 4.

to Tam. of S. Authentic, adj. clothed with authority. Merry Beteem, v.t. to pour out. M, N's Dr. I. 1. Wives, II. 2.

Betid, p.p. happened. Temp. I. 2. Avaunt, int. be gone, a word of abhorrence. Bezonian, sb. a beggarly fellow. 2 H. IV. v. 3. Com. of E. IV. 3.

Biding, sb. abiding ace. Lear, iv. 6. Ave, int. the Latin for hail; hence acclamation. Biggen, sb. a night-cap. 2 H. IV. iv. 5. M. for M. I. I.

Bilberry, sb. the whortleberry. Merry Wives, v. 5. Ave-Mary, sb. the angelic salutation addressed to Bilbo, sb. a sword, from Bilboa, a town in Spain the B. Virgin Mary. 2 H. VI. I. 3.

where they were made. Merry Wives, 1. 1. Averring, pr. p. confirming. Cym. v. 5.

Bilboes, sb. fetters or stocks. Ham. V. 2. Awful, adj. worshipful. Two Gent. IV. 1. Bill, sb. a bill-hook, a weapon. Much Ado, III. 3. Awkward, adj. contrary. 2 H. VI. 11. 2.

Bin= been, are. Cym. II. 3.

Bird-bolt, sb. a bolt to be shot from a crossbow at Baccare, int. keep back. Tam. of S. 11. 1.

birds. Much Ado, I. 1. Backward, sb. the hinder part ; hence, when ap- Birding, part. hawking at partridges. Merry plied to time, the past. Temp. 1. 2.

Wives, III. 3;
Balked, p.p. heaped, as on a ridge. 1 H. IV. 1. 1. Bisson, adj. blind. Cor. II. I.
Ballow, sb. a cudgel. Lear, iv. 6.

Blank, sb. the white mark in the middle of a tarBalm, sb. the oil of consecration. R. II. IV. I; get; hence, metaphorically, that which is aimed 3 H. VI. II. I.

at. Wint. Tale, II. 3. Ban, v.t. to curse. Lucr. 1460.

Blench, v.i. to start aside, flinch. M. for M. iv. 5. Bank, v.t. to sail by the banks. John, V. 2. Blent, p.p. blended. M. of V. III. 2. Barm, sb. yeast. M. N's Dr. 11. 1.

Blood-boltered, part, smeared with blood. Mac. Barn, sb. a child. 1 H. IV. 11. 3.

IV. I.
Barnacle, sb. a shell-fish, supposed to produce the Blow, v.t. to inflate. Tw. N. 11. 5.

sea-bird of the same name. Temp. iv. 1. Board, v.t. to accost. Tam, of S. I, 2. Base, sb. a game, sometimes called Prisoners' Bob, sb. a blow, metaph. a sarcasm. As you Like base. Cym. V. 3.

it, II. 7. Bases, sb. an embroidered mantle worn by Bob, v.t. to strike, metaph. to ridicule, or to obtain

knights on horseback, and reaching from the by raillery. T. & Cr. III. I; Oth. v. 1. middle to below the knees. Per. 11. 1.

Bodge, v. to botch, bungle. 3 H. VI. 1. 4. Basilisk, sb. a kind of ordnance. 1 H. IV. IV. 3. Bodikin, sb. a corrupt word used as an oath. Basta, int. (Italian) enough. Tam. of S. 1. 1. 'Od's Bodikin, God's little Body. Ham. II. 2. Bastard, sb. raisin wine. M. for M. Iil. 2. Boitier vert (French), green box. Merry Wives, Bat-fowling, part. catching birds with a clap-net I. 4. by night. Temp. II. 1.

Bold, v.t. to embolden. Lear, v. 1. Bate, v.i. to flutter, as a hawk. 1 H. IV. iv. 1. Bollen, adj. swollen. Lucr. 1417. Bate, v.t. to except. Temp. II. I. To abate. Much Bolter, sb. a sieve. 1 H. IV. 11. 3. Ado, II. 3

Bolted, p.p. sifted, refined. H. V. 11. 2. Batlet, sb. a small bat, used for beating clothes. Bolting-hutch, sb. a hutch in which meal was As you Like it, 11. 4.

sifted. i H. IV. II. 4. Battle, sb. army. 1 H. IV. iv. 1.

Bombard, sb. a barrel, a drunkard. Temp. II. 2. Bavin, sb. used as an adj. a piece of waste wood, Bombast, sb. padding. L's L's L. V. 2. applied contemptuously to anything worthless. Bona-roba, sb. a harlot. 2 H. IV. 11. 2. i HIV. III. 2.

Bond, sb. that to which one is bound. Lear, 1. I. Bawcock, sb. a fine fellow. Tw. N. 111. 4.

Book, sb. a paper of conditions. 1 H. IV. II. 1. Bay, sb. the space between the main timbers of Boot, sb. help, use. Tam. of S. v. 2. the roof. M. for M. II. I.

Boot, vit, to help, to avail. Two Gent. 1. 1. Beadsman, sb. one who bids bedes, that is, Bootless, adj. without boot or advantage, useless.

prays prayers for another. Two Gent. 1. 1. Temp. I. 2. Bearing-cloth, sb. a rich cloth in which children Boots, sb. bots, a kind of worm. Two Gent. I. I.

were wrapt at their christening. Wint. Tale, Bore, sb. calibre of a gun; hence, metaph. size, III. 3.

weight, importance. Ham. iv. 6. Beat, v.i. to Autter as a falcon, to meditate, con- Bosky, adj. covered with underwood. Temp.

sider earnestly. Temp. I. 2. Beaver, sb. the lower part of a helmet. 1 H. IV. Bosom, sb. wish, heart's desire. M. for M. iv. 3.

Bots, sb. worms which infest horses. 1 H. IV. 11. i. Beetle, sb. a mallet. 2 H. IV. I. 2.

Bourn, sb. a boundary. Wint. Tale, 1. 2. A brook. Being, sỏ. dwelling. Cym. 1. 6.

Lear, ill. 6. Being, conj. since, inasmuch as. A. & C. 111. 6. Brace, sb. armour for the arm, state of defenco. Le-mete, v.t. to measure. Tam. of S. iv. 3.

Oth. 1. 3; Per. II. I.

III. 3.

IV. I.

Brach, sb. a hound bitch. Induc. to Tam, of S. Canakin, sb. a little can. Oth. 11. 3.
Braid, adj. deceitful. All's Well, iv. 2.

Canker, sb. a caterpillar. Two Gent. 1. 1. The
Brave, adj. handsome, well-dressed. Temp. 1. 2. dog-rose. Much Ado, I. 3.
Brave, sb, boast. John, v. 2.

Canstick, sb. a candlestick. 1 Hen. IV. 111. 1. Bravery, sb. finery. Tam. of S. iv. 3. Boastful- | Cantle, sb, a slice, corner. 1 H. IV. II. 1. ness. Ham. v. 2.

Canton, sb. a canto. Tw. N. 1. 5. Prawl, sb. a kind of dance. L's L's L. III. I. Canvas, v.t. to sift; hence, metaphorically, to prove. Breed-bate, sb. a breeder of debate, a fomenter of

2 H. IV. 11. 4. quarrels. Merry Wives, I. 4.

Capable, adj. subject to. John, 1II. 1. Intelligent. Breast, sb. voice. Tw. N. 11. 3.

T. & Cr. 111. 3. Capable of inheriting. Lear, Breathe, v.t. to exercise. All's Well, 11. 3.

11. 1. Ample, capacious. Oth. u. 3. Breathing, pr. p. exercising. Ham. V. 2.

Capitulate, v.i. make head. 1H. IV. 11. 2. Breeching, adj. liable to be whipt. Tam. of S. 11. 1. Capocchia, sb. a simpleton. T. & Cr. IV. 2. Breese, sb, the gadfly. A. & C. m. 8.

Capricio, sb. (Italian) caprice. All's Well, 11. 3. Bribe-buck, sb. a buck given away in presents. Capricious, adj. lascivious. As you Like it, 11. 3. Merry Wives, V. 5.

Captious, adj. capacious. All's Well, 1. 3. Bring, v. t. to attendone on a journey. M. for N1.1.1. Carack, sb. a large ship of burden. Com. of E. III. 2. Brock, sb. a badger, a term of contempt. Tw. N. Carbonado, sb. meat scotched for broiling. i H. II. 5.

IV. v. 3. Broke, v.i. to act as a procurer. All's Well, III. 5. Carbonado, v. t. to scotch for broiling. Lear, 11. 2. Broken, pp. having lost some teeth by age. Card, sb, the paper on which the points of the All's Well, 11. 3.

compass are marked under the mariner's needle. Broken music, the music of stringed instruments.

Ham. v. 1. T. & Cr. III. I.

Careire, sb. the curvetting of a horse. Merry Broker, sb. an agent. Two Gent. I. 2.

Wives, 1. 1.
Brotherhood, sb. trading company. T. & Cr. I. 3. Carkanet, sb. a necklace. Com. of E. 11. 1.
Brownist, sb. a sectary, a follower of Brown, the Carl, sb. a churl. Cym. v. 2.

founder of the Independents. Tw. N. 11. 2. Carlot, sb. a churl. As you Like it, III. 5. Pruit, sb. noise, report, rumour. 3 H. VI. iv. 7. Castilian, sb. a native of Castile; used as a cant Bruit, vt. to noise abroad. Mac. v. 7.

term. Merry Wives, ll. 3. Brush, sb. rude assault. 2 H. VI. v. 3; Tim. IV. 3. Castiliano vulgo, a cant term, meaning, appaBuck, sb. suds or lye for washing clothes in. Merry rently, to use discreet language. Tw. N. 1. 3. Wives, III. 3; 2 H. VI. IV. 2.

Cataian, adj. a native of Cathay, a cant word. Buck-basket, sb. the basket in which clothes are

Tw. N. II. 3. carried to the wash. Merry Wives, II. 5. Catling, sb, cat-gut. T. & Cr. III. 3. Bucking, sh. washing. Merry Wives, 11. 3. Cavalero, sb, a cavalier, gentleman. 2 H. IV. v. 3. Buck-washing, sb. washing in lye. Merry Wives, Caviare, sb. the roe of sturgeon pickled; metaph.

a delicacy rot appreciated by the vulgar. Ham. Bug, sb. a bugbear, a spectre. 3 H. VI. v. 2; Cym. V. 3.

Cautel, sb. deceit. Ham. 1. 3. Bully-rook, sb. a bragging cheater. Merry Wives,

Cautelous, adj. insidious. Cor. iv. 1. I. 3.

Cease, sb. decease. Ham. II. 3. Burgonet, sb. a kind of helmet. 2 H. VI. v. 1.

Cease, P.P: put off, made to cease. Tim. 11. 1. Burst, v.t. to break. Ind. to Tam, of S.

Censure, sb. judgement. 1 H. VI. 11. 3. Busky, adj. bushy. 1 H. IV. v. 1.

Censure, v.t. to judge, criticise. Two Gent. I. 2. Butt-shaft, sb. a light arrow for shooting at a butt. Century, sb. a hundred of any thing, whether men, L's L's L. I. 2.

prayers, or anything else. Cor. 1. 7; Cym. 1V.2. Buxom, adj. obedient. H. V. III. 6.

Ceremony, sb, a ceremonial vestment, religious By’rlakin, int. by our little Lady : an oath.

rite, or anything ceremonial. J. C. 1. 1; Mac. M. N's Dr. III. I.

Certes, adv. certainly. Oth. 1. I.
Caddis, sb. worsted galloon, so called because it Cess, sb. rate, reckoning. 1 H. IV. 11. 1.

resembles the caddis-worm. Wint. Tale, iv. 3. Chace, sb. a term at tennis. H. V. 1. 2. Cade, sb, a cask or barrel. 2 H. VI. iv. 2. Chamber, sb. a species of great gun. 2 H. IV. 11. 4. Cage, sb. a prison. Cym. 11. 3.

Chamberer, sb. an effeminate man. Oth. III. 3. Cain-coloured, adj. red (applied to hair). Merry Chanson, sb, a song. Ham. 11. 2. Wives, 1. 4.

Charact, sb. affected quality. M. for M. v. 1. Caitiff, sb. a captive, a slave; hence, a witch. Character, sb. a letter, handwriting. Lear, 1. 2. All's Well, in. 2.

Character, v.t. to carve or engrave. Two Gent. Calculate, v t. prophesy. J. C. 1. 3.

II. 7 ; Ham. I. 3. Caliver, sb. a hand-gun. i H. IV. iv. 2.

Charactery, sb, handwriting. Merry Wives, v. 5. Callet, sb. a trull. Oth. IV. 2.

That which is written. J. C. 11. I. Calling, sb. appellation. As you Like it, I. 2. Chare, sb. a turn of work. A. & C. iv. 13. Calm, sb. qualm. 2 H. IV. 11. 4.

Charge-house, sb. a free-school. L's L's L. V. 1. Can, v.t. to know, be skilful in. Ham. iv. 7. Charles' wain, sb. the constellation called also Canary, sb. a wine brought from the Canary Ursa Major, or the Great Bear. H. IV. 11. 1. Islands. Merry Wives, 111. 2.

Charneco, sb. a species of sweet wine. 2 H. VI. Candle-wasters, sb. persons who sit up all night

II. 3. to drink. Much Ado, v. 1.

Chaudron, sb. entrails. Mac. iv. 1.

III. 3.

II. 2.

III. 4.

« AnteriorContinuar »