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ABODEMENTS, bad omens; IV. vii. 13.

ABODING, boding; V. vi. 45. ADVENTURE, enterprise; IV. ii. 18. ADVERTISED, informed; II. i. 116. ESOP; an allusion to the belief that he was humpbacked (hence the application of the name to Richard Crookback); V. v. 25.

AIMS AT, (1) endeavors to obtain, III. ii. 68; (2) aim, guess, III. ii. 68.

ALMS-DEED, act of charity; V. v.


APPARENT, heir-apparent; II. ii. 64.

APPOINTED; "well a.," well

equipped; II. i. 113.

ARGOSY, merchant ship; II. vi. 36. ARRIVED, reached, arrived at; V. iii. 8.

As, that; I. i. 234.

ASSAY, try, essay (Collier, "essay"); I. iv. 118.

ATTENDED, waited for; IV. vi. 82. AWFUL, awe-inspiring; II. i. 154.

BALM, consecrated oil; III. i. 17.
BANDS, bonds; I. i. 186.
BANDY, beat to and fro; I. iv. 49.
BASILISK, a fabulous serpent sup-

posed to kill by its look; III.
ii. 187.

BATTLE, army, body of troops; I. i. 8, 15.

BEAVER, helmet; I. i. 12.
BELGIA, Belgium; IV. viii. 1.
BELIKE, I suppose; I. i. 51.
BELLS, "shake his bells," an al-
lusion to the small bells at-
tached to hawks, to frighten
the birds hawked at; I. i. 47.
BETIMES, in good time, before it
is too late; V. iv. 45.
BEWRAY, betray; I. i. 211.
BISHOP'S PALACE, the Palace of
the Bishop of London; V. i.

BLAZE, burn; V. iv. 71.

the old belief that with each sigh the heart lost a drop of blood; IV. iv. 22. BLOODY, blood-thirsty, cruel; I. iii. 2.

BLUNT, rough; IV. viii. 2. BODGED, yielded, gave way, budged; (Johnson conj. "budged," Collier conj. "botch'd");

I. iv. 19.

BOOTLESS, useless; I. iv. 20.
Boots, avails; I. iv. 125.
BROACH'D, begun; II. ii. 159.
BRUIT, rumor, report; IV. vii. 64.
BUCKLE, join in close fight
(Theobald's correction (from
Qq.) of Ff., "buckler"); I. iv.
BUCKLER, shield; III. iii. 99.
BUG, bugbear; V. ii. 2.
BUT, except; IV. vii. 36.

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CLOSE, Secret; IV. v. 17. COLORS, Standards, ensigns; I. i. 91. CONVEYANCE, trickery; III. iii. 160.

CONVEY'D, carried off; IV. vi. 81. CONY, rabbit (F. 1, "Connie," F. 2, "Conny"); I. iv. 62. COVERTURE, Covert, shelter; (Warburton, "overture"); IV. ii. 13. DARRAIGN, range; II. ii. 72. Dazzle, “d. mine eyes," are my eyes dazzled?; II. i. 25. DEAREST, best, most precious; V.

i. 69.

DECK, pack of cards; V. i. 44. DELICATES, delicacies; I. v. 51. DEMEAN'D, behaved; I. iv. 7. DEPART, death, II. i. 110; depar

ture, going away, IV. i. 92. DEPARTING, parting; II. vi. 43. DESPITE, spite, malice; II. i. 59.

DETECT, betray; II. ii. 143. DISANNULS, annuls, cancels; III. iii. 81.

DONE, done with, finished with; IV. i. 104.

DONE HIS SHRIFT, heard the confession and granted absolution; III. ii. 107.

DOUBT, fear; IV. viii. 37.
DOUBTED, feared; IV. iii. 19.
DOWNRIGHT, straight down; I. i.

EAGER, bitter; II vi. 68.
EAN, bring forth young (Ff. 1,
2, "Eane"; Theobald, "yean");
II. v. 36.

EFFUSE, effusion; II. vi. 28.

embassy; (Capell, from Qq., "embassage"); IV. iii. 32.

EMPTY, hungry; I. i. 268. ENCOUNTER, fight, combat; V. iii.

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FEAR'D, affrighted, frightened; (Rowe, "scar'd”); V. ii. 2. FEARFUL, timorous, I. i. 25; II. ii. 30; terrible, dreadful; II. ii. 27.

FENCE, defend, guard; II. vi. 75.
FIGURES, reveals; II. i. 32.
FIRES, dissyllabic; II. i. 83.
FOIL, defeat; V. iv. 42.
FONDLY, foolishly; II. ii. 38.
FOR, as regards; IV. iii. 48.
FORFEND, forbid; II. i. 191.
FORGERY, lie, deception; III. iii.


FORLORN; "a f.," an outcast; (Collier MS., "all forlorn"); III. iii. 26.

FORSLOW, delay; (Ff. 1, 2, “Foreslow"; Ff. 3, 4, “Fore-slow"); II. iii. 56. FORSPENT, exhausted; (Ff., "Forespent"; Rann (from Qq.), "Sore spent"); II. iii. 1. FORWARD OF, eager for; IV. viii. 46.

FRETTING, violently agitating; II.

vi. 35.

GALLANT, spruce fellow; used ironically; V. v. 12. GALLIA, Gaul; V. iii. 8. GHOSTLY, spiritual; III. ii. 107. GIN, Snare; I. iv. 61. GOVERNMENT, self-control; I. iv. 132.

GRANT, granting, bestowing; III. iii. 130.

HAND; "out of h.," at once; IV. vii. 63.

HAPLY, fortunately; II. v. 58. HARD-FAVOR'D, hard-featured, ugly; V. v. 78.

HASTY, rash, passionate; (Walker conj. "lusty"; Cartwright conj. "hardy"); IV. viii. 2. HAUGHT, haughty; II. i. 169. HAVE AT THEE, take care, be warned; II. iv. 11. HE, man; I. i. 46.

HEAD, making, raising an army;
II. i. 141.

HEIR, heiress; IV. i. 48.
HENRY, trisyllabic; I. i. 107.

HOLD, stronghold; I. ii. 52.
HOMELY, humble; II. v. 22.
HONESTY, chastity; III. ii. 72.
HOUR (dissyllabic); II. v. 26, 31,
32, 33, &c.

HYRCANIA, a country on the Caspian Sea; I. iv. 155.

ICARUS, the Son of Dædalus, who,
attempting to imitate the ex-
ample of his father and fly on
wings, was drowned (Ovid,
Meta. viii.); V. vi. 21.
IMPALE, encircle; III. iii. 189.
IMPEACH, reproach; I. iv. 60.
INDIGESTED, shapeless; V. vi. 51.
INFERRING, bringing forward; II.
ii. 44.
INJURIOUS, insulting, III. iii. 78;
unjust, III. iii. 101.
INLY, inward; I. iv. 171.
INVIOLABLE, not to be broken; II.
i. 30.

IRKS; “it i.," it pains; II. ii. 6.
LADE, ladle, bale out; III. ii. 139.
LANE, passage; I. iv. 9.
LAUND, lawn, glade; (Capell,
"lawn"); III. i. 2.

LEVEL, aim; II. ii. 19.

LIME, join, cement; V. i. 84. LIMED, caught by bird-lime; V. vi. 13.

'LONG, along of, owing to; (Ff., "long"); IV. vii. 32.

MACHIAVEL, used proverbially for a crafty politician; III. ¡i. 193. MAGNANIMITY, heroic bravery; V. iv. 41.

MALAPERT, pert, saucy; V. v. 32. MALE, male-parent; V. vi. 15. MAN AT ARMS, armed knight; V. iv. 42.

MANHOOD, bravery, courage; IV. ii. 20.

MARCHES, Country-borders; II. i. 140.

MEEDS, deserts, merits; II. i. 36.
MERMAID, siren; III. ii. 186.
MESS, set of four, "as at great

dinners the company was
usually arranged into fours"
(Nares); I. iv. 73.

MIND, mean, have a mind; IV. i.


MISDOUBTETH, distrusts; V. vi. 14. MISTHINK, misjudge; II. v. 108. MOE, more; II. i. 170.

MOTION, proposal; III. iii. 244. MOUGHT, the reading of Ff.; might, could; (Capell (Qq.), "could"; Pope, "might"); V. ii. 45.

MUSE, marvel, wonder; III. ii. 109.

NAKED, unarmed; V. iv. 42. Napkin, handkerchief; I. iv. 79. NARROW SEAS, English Channel; IV. viii. 3.

NEAT, horned cattle; II. i. 14. NESTOR, the oldest and wisest hero before Troy; III. ii. 188. NICE, subtile, sophistical; IV. vii. 58.

OBSEQUIOUS, lavish of obsequies; II. v. 118.

Or, instead of, from being; III. iii. 25.

ONLY, alone; (Pope, “alone"); IV. i. 45.

OVERGONE, Overcome; II. v. 123. OVERPEER'D, looked down upon, towered above; V. ii. 14.

PALE, enclose, encompass; I. iv.


PARCEL, part; V. vi. 38.
PASSING, surpassing; V. i. 106.
PASSION, violent sorrow; I. iv.

PERIOD, end, finish; V. v. 1.

PIES, magpies; V. vi. 48.

PINCH'D, bitten; VI. i. 16.

PITIFUL, merciful; III. ii. 32.

PLACE; "in p.," present; IV. i.


PLEASETH; "him p.," it pleases him; II. vi. 105.



PLEASURE, give pleasure; (Ff. 2, 3, 4, "please"; Collier MS., "please you too"); III. ii. 22. POLTROONS, Cowards; (Ff., “Poultroones"); I. i. 62.

POST, messenger; V. i. 1.
POST, haste; I. ii. 48.
POST, hasten; I. ii. 55.
POSTED OFF, put off carelessly;
IV. viii. 40.

POWER, force, army; II. i. 177.
PRANCING, bounding; II. i. 24.
PREACHMENT, high-flown dis-

course; I. iv. 72.

PREPARE, preparation; IV. i. 131. PRESCRIPTION, right derived from immemorial custom; III. iii.

94. PRESENTETH, represents (Steevens, "present"); II. v. 100. PRESENTLY, immediately; I. ii. 36. PRETEND, assert; IV. vii. 57. PRICK, mark, dial-point; I. iv. 34. PRIZE, privilege (Warburton

(from Qq.), "pride"; Walker conj. "praise"); II. i. 20. PROTEUS, the marine god, who had the faculty of assuming whatever shape he pleased; III. ii. 192.

QUAINTLY, pleasantly; II. v. 24. QUIT, requite, reward; III. iii. 128.

RACKING, moving as clouds; II. i. 27.

RAGGED, rugged; (Ff., "raged"); V. iv. 27.

RAMPING, rampant; V. ii. 13.

RAUGHT, reached; (Ff. 3, 4,

"caught"); I. iv. 68.

REMORSE, pity, compassion; III. i. 40.

RENDS, tears asunder; (Ff., "rents"); III. ii. 175.

REPAIR, repairing hither; (Ff. 1, 2, "repayre"; Ff. 3, 4, "repair"); V. i. 20.

RESOLVE, come to a determination; I. i. 49.

RESPECT; "in r.," in comparison; V. v. 56.

REST, remain; IV. ii. 8. RESTETH, remaineth; I. ii. 44. RETIRE, retreat, flight; II. i. 150. REVOLT, fall off; I. i. 151. RHESUS, the Thracian King who came to the assistance of Troy, but was slaughtered at night by Ulysses and Diomede; IV. ii. 20.

RIDS; "r. away," i. e. gets rid of distance; V. iii. 21.

ROOK'D, squatted; V. vi. 47. Roscius, the most celebrated actor of ancient Rome; (Pope's emendation; Ff., "Rossius”; Hanmer (Warburton) "Richard"); V. vi. 10. RUINATE, ruin; V. i. 83. RUTHFUL, piteous; (Ff. 3, 4, "rueful"); II. v. 95.

SADNESS, seriousness; III. ii. 77. SANCTUARY, the sanctuary at Westminster, which afforded protection from any persecution; IV. iv. 31. SCRUPULOUS, "too nice in determinations of conscience"; IV. vii. 61.

SELF-PLACE, self-same place, very place; III. i. 11.

SELFSAME, the selfsame; (Hanmer, "th' self-same"); II. i.


SENNET, a particular set of notes on the cornet or trumpet; I. i. 206. SEPTENTRION, the North; I. iv. 136.

SERVICE; "do thee s.," become thy servitor"; V. i. 33. SHAME-FACED, bashful; IV. viii. 52.

SHIP, take ship; (F. 1, “shipt"; Vaughan conj. “shipp’ď”); IV. V. 21.

SHOOT, shot; III. i. 7. SHRIVER, Confessor; III. ii. 108. SHROUDS, Sail-ropes; V. iv. 18. SICILS, Sicilies; I. iv. 122. SILLY, innocent, helpless; II. v. 43; petty, poor; used contemptuously; III. iii. 93.

SINEW TOGETHER, knit in strength; (Ff. 1, 2, 3, "sinow t.”); II. vi. 91. SINON, the Greek who persuaded the Trojans to carry the wooden horse into Troy; III. ii. 190. SITH, since; I. i. 110. SLAUGHTER-MAN, slayer, butcher; I. iv. 169.

SLEIGHT, artifice, trickery; (Rowe, "slight"); IV. ii. 20. SOMETIME, Sometimes; II. ii. 30. SOOTHE, to assent to as being true, to humor; (Ff., "sooth"; Rann, Heath conj. "smooth"); III. iii. 175.

SORT, crew, set; II. ii. 97.
SORTS, turns out well; II. i. 209.
SPITE, vexation, mortification; V.
i. 18.

SPITE OF SPITE, come the worst
that may; II. iii. 5.
SPLEEN; "heated s.," fiery im-
petuosity, heat; (Warburton,
"hated s."); II. i. 124.

SPORT, disport, amuse; II. v. 34. STALE, laughing-stock, dupe; III. iii. 260.

STATE, station, rank; III. ii. 93. STAY, linger; III. iii. 40. STIGMATIC, one branded by nature with deformity; II. ii. 136.

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