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Owes, owns; I. ii. 407.

Own, "no man was his o.," i.e., "master of himself, in his senses"; V. i. 213.

Painful, laborious; III. i. 1. Pains, tasks; I. ii. 242. Paphos, a city in Cyprus, one of the favourite seats of Venus; IV. i. 93. Pass, thrust (a term of fencing), sally; IV. i. 244.

Passion, suffering, grief; I. ii. 392. Passion, to feel pain or sorrow; V.

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Patch, fool, jester; III. ii. 71. Pate," pass of pate"="sally of wit"; IV. i. 244. Paunch, run through the paunch; III. ii. 98. Pay, repay; "to pay home ="to repay to the utmost"; V. i. 70. Pertly, briskly; IV. i. 58. Piece, "perfect specimen"; I. ii. 56. Pied, motley-coated; III. ii. 71. Pig-nuts, earth-nuts; II. ii. 172. Pioned, (?) "overgrown with marsh marigold" (still called "peony "in the neighbourhood of Stratford); IV. i. 64 (cf. Note).

Plantation, colonisation; interpreted by Antonio in the ordinary sense; II. i. 143. Play, act the part of; "play the men," i.e., behave like men; I. i.


Point, detail; "to point," in every detail; I. ii. 194. Pole-clipt, with poles clipt, or embraced, by the vines; IV. i. 68. Poor-John, a cant name for hake salted and dried; II. ii. 28. Premises, conditions; I. ii. 123. Presented, represented; IV. i. 167. Presently, immediately; I. ii. 125; IV. i. 42.

Princess' (Ff. princesse), princesses; I. ii. 173.

Profess, to make it one's business; II. i. 236.

Profit, to profit; I. ii. 172. Provision, foresight; I. ii. 28. Purchased, acquired, won; IV. i. 14. Putter-out, "p. of five for one," one who invests, puts out, a sum of money before leaving home, on condition of receiving five times the amount on his return, i.c., "at the rate of five for one," (f.


put forth some five thousand pounds to be paid me, five for one, upon the return of myself, my wife, and my dog from the Turk's court at Constantinople"; E. Man out of His Humour, II. i.); III. iii. 48.

Quaint, adroit, trim, excellent; I. ii. 317.

Quality, skill; I. ii. 193.
Quick, living, fresh; III. ii. 75.
Quickens, gives life to; III. i. 6.

Rabble, company, crowd (not used
slightingly); IV. i. 37.
Race, breed; I. ii. 358.
Rack, floating cloud; IV. i. 156.
Rate, estimation; I. ii. 92; reckon-
ing; II. i. 109.

Razorable, ready for shaving; II. i. 250.

Rear, raise; II. i. 295. Reason, what is reasonable; III. ii. 128. Reasonable, "reasonable shore," i.e., "shore of reason"; V. i. 81. Recover, restore; II. ii. 71, 79, 97. Reeling-ripe, in a state of intoxica

tion sufficiently advanced for reeling"; V. i. 279.

Release, "till your release" = till you release them; V. i. 11. Remember, commemorate; I. ii. 405; remind; I. ii. 243. Remembrance, the faculty of remembering; II. i. 232. Remorse, pity; V. i. 76. Requit, requited; III. iii. 71. Resolve, explain to; V. i. 248. Rid, destroy; I. ii. 364.

Room, sea-room; I. i. 8. Rounded, "the whole round of life has its beginning and end in a sleep"; IV. i. 158.

Sack, a name applied to certain white
wines of Spain; II. ii. 126.
Sanctimonious, holy; IV. i. 16.
Sans, without; I. ii. 97.
Scamels; folio reading, here changed
to "seamews"; cf. Notes; II. ii.

Scandal'd, scandalous; IV. i. 90.
Securing, guarding; II. i. 310.
Sedged, made of sedges; IV. i. 129.
Sense, feelings; II. i. 107.
Sensible, sensitive; II. i. 173.
Setebos, the god of Sycorax (said to
be the chief god of the Patagon-
ians); I. ii. 373; V. i. 261.
Sets off, i.e., shows to the best ad-
vantage; III. i. 2.
Several, separate; III. i. 42.
Shak'd, shook; II. i. 319.
Shroud, take shelter; II. ii. 42.

Siege, stool, excrement; II. ii. 110. Single, (1) solitary, (2) feeble; I. ii. 432.

Skilless, ignorant; III. i. 53.

Sociable, companionable, being in
close sympathy; V. i. 63.
Something, somewhat; I. ii. 414.
Sometime, sometimes; I. ii. 198.
Sore, (used quibblingly); V. i. 288.
Sort, possibly a punning allusion to
"sort"="lot"; II. i. 104.
Sot, fool; III. ii. 101.
Soundly, thoroughly, smartly; II. ii.


South-west, a south-west," i.c., a south-west wind (charged with the noxious breath of the GulfStream); I. ii. 323. Speak, to proclaim; II. i. 8. Sphere, orbit; II. i. 183. Spoon, "long spoon," an allusion to

old proverb that he must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil"; II, ii. 103.

Spiriting, the service done by a sprite; I. ii. 298.

Spurs, spreading roots; V. i. 47. Stain, to disfigure; I. ii. 414. Standard, standard-bearer, ensign; III. ii. 18; (quibble on "standard" and stander "); III. ii. 19. Standing, "standing water' i.c., water neither ebbing nor flowing; II. i. 221.

Steaded, stood in good stead; I. ii. 165. Still-closing, constantly closing

again; III. iii. 64.

Still-vexed, ever troubled; I. ii. 229. Stock-fish, dried cod; III. ii. 79. Stomach, courage, I. ii. 157; appetite, inclination; II. i. 107.

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Stover, fodder for cattle; IV. i. 63. Strange, rare; III. iii. 87. Strangely, wonderfully; IV. i. 7. Study, to give thought and attention to, to wonder; II. i. 81. Substitution, deputyship; I. ii. 103. Subtilties, the word "subtilty' was borrowed from the language of cookery, and denoted a device in pastry, hence "illusion"; V. i. 124. Sudden, swift; II. i. 306. Suffered, i.e., suffered death; II. ii. 38. Suggestion, prompting, hint (f. villainy); II. i. 288. Sustaining, bearing (them) up; I. ii. 218. Swabber, one who sweeps or swabs the deck of a ship; II. ii. 48.


and pipe, from Brit. Mus. MSS., Add. 12228.

Tabor, a small drum used for festivities; IV. i. 175.

Taborer, a player on a tabor; III. | Trifle, phantom; V. i. 112.

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Troll, run glibly over (perhaps

"sing irregularly "); III. ii. 126. Twilled (?) covered with reeds or sedges; IV. i. 64. (cf. Note). Twink, a twinkling; IV. i. 43.

Under the line, probably a term in tennis; "to strike (the ball) under the line"="to lose the game"; IV. i. 236, cf. Note and Line.

Undergoing, enduring; I. ii. 157. Unicorn (with allusion to its proverbial ferocity); III. iii. 22.


MSS. Brit. Mus., Add. 11390. Unstanched, incontinent; I. i. 48. Up-staring, standing on end; I. ii.

213. Urchins, hedgehogs, hobgoblins; I. ii. 326.

Urchin-shows, elfin apparitions; II. ii. 5.

Use, to be accustomed; II. i. 175.

Vanity, illusion; IV. i. 41. Vast, silent void, or vacancy (of night); I. ii. 327. Verily, true; II. i. 321. Virgin-knot; alluding to the girdle worn by maidens in ancient times; IV. i. 15.

Visitation, affliction (as of a plague); III. i. 32.

Visitor, priestly visitant, "consolator"; II. i. 11.

Vouched, warranted; II. i. 60.

Waist, the part of a ship between

the quarter-deck and the forecastle; I. ii. 197. Wallets of flesh, alluding to the strange appearance of the goitre (f. "dew-lapped").

A Tyrolese peasant with a goitre [(from a sketch by G. Herring) Knight].

Ward, attitude of defence; I. ii. 471. Weather, storm; I. i. 37. Weather-fends, defends from the weather; V. i. 10. Weighed, considered, pondered; II. i. 1 30.

Wench, (used as a term of endearment); I. ii. 139, 412. Wezand, windpipe; III. ii. 99.

When (an exclamation of impatience); I. ii. 316.

While-ere, short time since; III. ii.


Whist, hushed, silent; I. ii. 379.
Wicked, baneful; I. ii. 321.
Wide-chapped, opening the mouth
wide; I. i. 56.

Windring (not found elsewhere) (?) winding " or "wandering";



IV. i. 128.

Wink, the act of closing the eye, II. i. 285; (a short distance measured by a "wink"; II. i. 242). Wink, to close the eyes; II. i. 216. Wisest, "after the wisest,' i.e., "in the wisest fashion"; II. ii. 77. Woe, sorry; V. i. 139. Works, affects; IV. i. 144. Wound, twined about; II. ii. 1 Wrangle, contend, quarrel; V. i.


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I. i. 68. long heath, brown furze;' so the folios; Hanmer's emendation has been generally accepted:-'ling, heath, broom, furze.'

I. ii. 24.

my magic garment:' the magician's mantle, circle, and book (ep. Act V.) are well illustrated by the following woodcut:


From the History of Doctor John Faustus (1664).

I. ii. 100. Who having into truth;' into,' used in the sense of 'unto,' and so emended in most editions; the sentence though very involved is intelligible without any alteration; into truth' depends upon a sinner'; and 'it' refers vaguely to his own lie'; to credit'=' as to credit.' I. ii. 169. Now I arise;' probably derived from astrology; star is in the ascendant;' it should be noted that the stage direction 'Resumes his mantle' is not in the folios.


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I. ii. 266. for one thing she did;' Shakespeare does not tell us what he refers to here; perhaps he merely added the point in order to account for her preservation, or the incident may have been mentioned in his original. I am, however, strongly inclined to suggest that there is no mystery about the passage; the one thing she did' probably anticipates hither brought with child'; for that reason alone her life was spared.

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I. ii. 333.stroakst me and made,' so Folios; Rowe, strokedst me and madest,' so Camb. Ed. and Mod. Edd. generally.


I. II. 334. Water with berries in't;' Mr W. G. Gosling quotes the following striking parallel from Strachey's Narrative :-"They are full of shaws of goodly cedars. . . The berries whereof our men straining, and letting stand some three or four daies, made a kind of pleasant drink."

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