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<title> Mary Sidney's, The Tragedy of Antony: a machine-readable transcription of the 1595 Folio </title> 
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<resp> compiled by </resp><name>L. J. Connors</name>
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<edition> Version 1 </edition> 
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<date> 2002 </date> 
<authority> L. J. Connors, Newcastle, 2002 </authority> 
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<p> Electronic text obtained Women Writers Project first electronic edition, 2001. Reproduced from the first edition copy in the Henry E. Huntington Library. 
    The Tragedy of Antonie. Doone into English by the Countesse of Pembroke, Sidney, Mary, trans. (from Robert Garnier) 112 pp. 
    Octavo imprinted by P.S. for William Ponsonby STC 11623. 
    Checked against Early English Books 1475-1640 microfilm copy of the edition printed by P.S., for William Ponsonby STC 11623 </p>
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<name id="A"> Antonius </name> 
<name id="B"> Cleopatra </name> 
<name id="C"> Eras; Cleopatra's woman </name> 
<name id="D"> Charmion; Cleopatra's woman </name> 
<name id="E"> Philostratus; a philosopher </name>
<name id="F"> Lucilius </name> 
<name id="G"> Diomede; secretary <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Cleopatra </name> 
<name id="H"> Octauius Caesar </name> 
<name id="I"> Agrippa </name> 
<name id="J"> Euphron; teacher of Cleopatra's children </name> 
<name id="K"> Children of Cleopatra </name> 
<name id="L"> Dircetus the Messenger </name>
<name id="M">Chorus </name> 
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<head>The Tragedie of Antonie. 
Doone into English by the Countesse of Pembroke 
Imprinted at London for William Ponsonby 1595. <pb/></head>
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<argument><p><hi rend="italics">After the <reg orig="overthrowe">overthrow</reg> of</hi> Brutus and Cassius, <hi rend="italics">the <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg> of</hi> Rome <hi rend="italics">being 
    now utterly oppressed, <hi rend="italics">and the Empire <reg orig="setled">settled</reg> in the hands of</hi> Octavius Cæsar <hi rend="italics">and</hi> 
    Marcus Antonius, <hi rend="italics"> (<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> knitting a <reg orig="straiter">straighter</reg> <reg orig="bonde">bond</reg> of <reg orig="amitie">amity</reg> <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> them, had taken <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> wife</hi> 
    Octavia <hi rend="italics">the sister of</hi> Cæsar) Antonius</hi> <hi rend="italics"><reg orig="undertooke">undertook</reg> a journey against the Parthians, 
    with intent <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="regaine">regain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> them the <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> won <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> them from the Romanes, at the discomfiture and slaughter of</hi> 
     Crassus. <hi rend="italics">But <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his journey into Siria the places renewed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his remembrance</hi></p><pb/>
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<p><hi rend="italics">the long <reg orig="intermitted">intermittent</reg> love of</hi> Cleopatra <hi rend="italics"><reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> of Aegipte: <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> before 
    time had both <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Cilicia and at Alexandria, entertained him with all the exquisite <reg orig="delightes">delights</reg> and sumptuous
    pleasures, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> a great Prince and voluptuous lover could <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the uttermost desire. Whereupon 
    omitting his <reg orig="enterprice">enterprise</reg>, he made his <reg orig="returne">return</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg>Alexandria, <reg orig="againe">again</reg> falling <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> 
    his former loves, without any <reg orig="regarde">regard</reg> of his <reg orig="vertuous">virtuous</reg> wife</hi> Octavia, <hi rend="italics"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> whom <reg orig="nevertheles">nevertheless</reg> 
    he had excellent children. This <reg orig="occation">occasion</reg></hi> Octavius <hi rend="italics">toke of taking <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> against him: 
        <reg orig="&">and</reg> preparing a mighty fleet; <reg orig="encountred">encountered</reg> him at Actium, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> also had assembled 
        <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> place a great number of Gallies of his own, beside, 60, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg></hi> Cleopatra 
    <hi rend="italics">brought with <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> from Aegipt, But at the very beginning of the <reg orig="battel">battle</reg></hi>Cleopatra 
    <hi rend="italics">with all <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Gallies <reg orig="betooke">betook</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> flight, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg></hi> Antony 
    <hi rend="italics">seeing could not but follow: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> his departure<pb/>
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leaving <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg></hi> Octavius <hi rend="italics">the greatest victory <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> any Sea <reg orig="battell">battle</reg> 
    hath <reg orig="beene">been</reg> hard <reg orig="off">of</reg>. <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> he not negligent
    <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pursue, <reg orig="followes">follows</reg> them the next spring, and <reg orig="besiedgeth">besiegeth</reg> them with <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Alexandria, where</hi>
    Antony <hi rend="italics">finding <reg orig="al">all</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> he trusted <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="faile">fail</reg> him, beginneth <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="growe">grow</reg> <reg orig="jealouse">jealous</reg> 
    and <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> suspect</hi> Cleopatra. <hi rend="italics">She thereupon enclosed <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg> 
        with two of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> women <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a monument she had before caused <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be built, thence sends him <reg orig="worde">word</reg> 
        she was dead: <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> he <reg orig="beleeving">believing</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> truth, gave <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> with his <reg orig="Sworde">Sword</reg>
        a deadly wound: but died not until a messenger came from</hi> Cleopatra <hi rend="italics"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have him 
            brought <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg>. <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> she not daring <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> open least she should 
            <reg orig="bee">be</reg> made a prisoner <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Romaines, <reg orig="&">and</reg> 
            carried <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Cæsars triumph, cast <reg orig="downe">down</reg> a cord from an 
            high window, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> (<seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> women helping <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>) she trussed <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg></hi> 
    Antonius <hi rend="italics"><reg orig="halfe">half</reg> dead, <reg orig="&">and</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> got him into the monument. 
        The stage supposed alexandria: the chorus first Egiptians, <reg orig="&">and</reg> after Romane
        <reg orig="souldiors">soldiers</reg>: The history to be read at large <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg></hi> Plutarch <hi rend="italics"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the 
            life of</hi> Antonius.</p></argument><pb/>
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<sp who="A"><speaker>Antonius</speaker>
<l>Since <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> <reg orig="Heav'ns">Heaven is</reg> against me obstinate, </l>
<l>Since all <reg orig="mishappes">mishaps</reg> of the round <reg orig="engin">engine</reg> <reg orig="doo">do</reg> </l>
<l>Conspire my <reg orig="harme">harm</reg>: </l>
<l>since men, since powers divine </l>
<l><reg orig="Aire">Air</reg>, earth, and Sea </l>
<l>are all injurious: </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> I <reg orig="liv'd">lived</reg>, </l>
<l>The <reg orig="Idoll">Idol</reg> of my <reg orig="harte">heart</reg>, doth me pursue; </l>
<l><reg orig="It's">It is</reg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg> I <reg orig="dye">die</reg>. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> have I forgone </l>
<l>My Country, Cæsar unto <reg orig="warre">war</reg> <reg orig="provok'd">provoked</reg> </l>
<l>(<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> just revenge of Sisters wrong my wife, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="mov'de">moved</reg> my <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> (<reg orig="ay">aye</reg> me!) <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="jealousie">jealousy</reg>) </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> love of <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> allurements caught </l>
<l><reg orig="Abandon'd">Abandoned</reg> life, I <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> have <reg orig="despisde">despised</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Disdain'd">Disdained</reg> my <reg orig="freends">friends</reg>, and of the <reg orig="statelye">stately</reg> Rome </l>
<l><reg orig="Despoilde">Despoiled</reg> the Empire of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> best attire, </l>
<l><reg orig="Contemn'd">Contemned</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> power <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> made me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much <reg orig="fear'd">feared</reg>, </l>
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<l>A slave become unto <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> feeble face. </l>
<l>O <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg>, <reg orig="traitres">traitress</reg>, woman most <reg orig="unkinde">unkind</reg>, </l>
<l>Thou dost, <reg orig="forsworne">forsworn</reg>, my love and life <reg orig="betraie">betray</reg>: </l>
<l>And <reg orig="giv'st">givest</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="ragefull">rageful</reg> <reg orig="enemie">enemy</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> (<reg orig="ô">o</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>!) <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> plague thy <reg orig="perjurye">perjury</reg>.</l>
<l><reg orig="Yeelded">Yielded</reg> Pelusium <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> this countries shore, </l>
<l><reg orig="Yeelded">Yielded</reg> thou hast my <reg orig="Shippes">Ships</reg> and men of <reg orig="warre">war</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> <reg orig="remaines">remains</reg> (<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> destitute am I) </l>
<l>But these same <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my back I <reg orig="weare">wear</reg>. </l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="should'st">shouldst</reg> have had them too, and me <reg orig="unarm'de">unarmed</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Yeelded">Yielded</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Cæsar naked of defence. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> while I <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> let Cæsar never <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> </l>
<l>Triumph of me shall his proud chariot grace </l>
<l>Not <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> with me his glory <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="adorne">adorn</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> me alive <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> use his <reg orig="victorie">victory</reg>.</l>
<l>Thou only Cleopatra triumph hast, </l>
<l>Thou only hast my <reg orig="fredome">freedom</reg> servile made, </l>
<l>Thou only hast me <reg orig="vanquisht">vanquished</reg>: not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> force </l>
<l>(<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <reg orig="forste">forced</reg> I cannot be) but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> <reg orig="baites">baits</reg> </l>
<l>Of thy eyes graces, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> did <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> fast </l>
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<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> my <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> <reg orig="remain'd">remained</reg>. </l>
<l>None <reg orig="els">else</reg> henceforth, but thou my dearest <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>, </l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="glorie">glory</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="commaunding">commanding</reg> Antonie.</l>
<l>Have Cæsar fortune and the Gods his <reg orig="freends">friends</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> him have Jove and <reg orig="fatall">fatal</reg> sisters given </l>
<l>The <reg orig="Scepter">Sceptre</reg> of the earth: he never shall </l>
<l>Subject my life <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his obedience. </l>
<l>But when <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> death, my glad refuge, shall have </l>
<l>Bounded the course of my <reg orig="unstedfast">unsteadfast</reg> life, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="frosen">frozen</reg> corps under a marble <reg orig="colde">cold</reg> </l>
<l>Within <reg orig="tombes">tombs</reg> <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg> <reg orig="widdowe">widow</reg> of my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>: ] </l>
<l>Then at his <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> let him it subject make: </l>
<l>Then what he <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> let Cæsar <reg orig="doo">do</reg> with me: </l>
<l>Make me <reg orig="limme">limb</reg> after <reg orig="limme">limb</reg> be rent: make me </l>
<l>My <reg orig="buriall">burial</reg> take <reg orig="in sides">insides</reg> of Thracian <reg orig="wolfe">wolf</reg>.</l>
<l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> Antonie! alas what was the day, </l>
<l>The <reg orig="daies">days</reg> of <reg orig="losse">loss</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> gained thee thy love! </l>
<l>Wretch Antonie! since <reg orig="Mægæra">Maegaera</reg> pale </l>
<l>With <reg orig="Snakie">Snaky</reg> <reg orig="haires">hairs</reg> <reg orig="enchain'd">enchained</reg> thy <reg orig="miserie">misery</reg>. </l>
<l>The fire thee burnt was never Cupids fire </l>
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<l>(<seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> Cupid <reg orig="beares">bears</reg> not such a <reg orig="mortall">mortal</reg> brand) </l>
<l>It was some furies torch, Orestes <reg orig="torche">torch</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="somtimes">sometimes</reg> burnt his mother-murdering <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> </l>
<l>(When <reg orig="wandring">wandering</reg> <reg orig="madde">mad</reg>, rage boiling <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, </l>
<l>He fled his fault <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="folow'd">followed</reg> as he fled) </l>
<l>kindled within his bones <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> shadow pale </l>
<l>Of mother <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg> <reg orig="return'd">returned</reg> from Stygian lake.</l>
<l>Antony, <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Antony since <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="daie">day</reg> </l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="olde">old</reg> good hap did <reg orig="farre">far</reg> from thee retire. </l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> dead: thy glory made alive </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> <reg orig="ofte">oft</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="martiall">martial</reg> deeds is gone <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> smoke: </l>
<l>Since then the <reg orig="Baies">Bays</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> well thy forehead <reg orig="knewe">knew</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> Venus <reg orig="mirtles">myrtles</reg> <reg orig="yeelded">yielded</reg> have their place: </l>
<l>Trumpets <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> pipes: field tents <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> courtly bowers: </l>
<l><reg orig="Launces">Lances</reg> and Pikes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="daunces">dances</reg> and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="feastes">feasts</reg>. </l>
<l>Since then, <reg orig="ô">o</reg> wretch! <reg orig="in stead">instead</reg> of <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> <reg orig="warres">wars</reg> </l>
<l>Thou shouldst have made <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the Parthian Kings </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> Romain <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <reg orig="filde">filled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Crassus <reg orig="foile">foil</reg>, </l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="threw'st">threwest</reg> thy Curiace off, and <reg orig="fearfull">fearful</reg> <reg orig="healme">helm</reg>, </l>
<l>With coward courage unto Aegipts <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> </l>
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<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> haste <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="runne">run</reg>, about <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="necke">neck</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hang </l>
<l>Languishing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> thy <reg orig="Idoll">Idol</reg> made: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="summe">sum</reg> given <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Cleopatras <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>. </l>
<l>Thou breakest at length from thence, as one <reg orig="encharm'd">encharmed</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Breakes">Breaks</reg> from <reg orig="th'">the</reg> <reg orig="enchaunter">enchanter</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> him strongly <reg orig="helde">held</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> thy first reason (<reg orig="spoyling">spoiling</reg> of their force </l>
<l>the <reg orig="poisned">poisoned</reg> <reg orig="cuppes">cups</reg> of thy <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="Sorceres">Sorceress</reg>) </l>
<l><reg orig="Recur'd">Recured</reg> thy <reg orig="sperit">spirit</reg>: and then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> every side </l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="mad'st">madest</reg> again the earth with <reg orig="Souldiours">Soldiers</reg> <reg orig="swarme">swarm</reg> </l>
<l>All Asia <reg orig="hidde">hid</reg>: Euphrates <reg orig="bankes">banks</reg> do tremble </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> see at once <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many Romanes there </l>
<l>Breath horror, rage, and with a <reg orig="threatning">threatening</reg> eye </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">In</seg> mighty squadrons <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> his swelling <reg orig="streames">streams</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> but horse, and <reg orig="fier">fire</reg> sparkling <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>: </l>
<l><reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> heard but hideous noise of <reg orig="muttring">muttering</reg> <reg orig="troups">troops</reg>. </l>
<l>The Parth, the Mede, abandoning their goods </l>
<l>Hide them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="hilles">hills</reg> of Hircanie, </l>
<l>Redoubting thee. Then willing <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> besiege </l>
<l>The great Phraate head of Media, </l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="campedst">campedest</reg> at <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="walles">walls</reg> with <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> assault, </l>
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<l>Thy <reg orig="engins">engines</reg> fit (mishap!) not thither brought,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> long thou <reg orig="stai'st">stayest</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long thou dost thee rest, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> long thy love with such things nourished </l>
<l><reg orig="Reframes">Refrains</reg>, <reg orig="reformes">reforms</reg> <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> and stealingly </l>
<l>Retakes his force and rebecomes more great. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> of thy <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> the <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg>, the grace, the words, </l>
<l><reg orig="Sweetnes">Sweetness</reg>, <reg orig="alurements">allurements</reg>, amorous delights, </l>
<l><reg orig="Entred">Entered</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg> thy <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>, and day and night, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> watch, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Image <reg orig="follow'd">followed</reg> thee: </l>
<l>Not dreaming but of <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, repenting still </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="warre">war</reg> hadst such a <reg orig="goddes">goddess</reg> left.</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="car'st">carest</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Parth, nor Parthian bow, </l>
<l>Sallies, assaults, encounters, shocks, <reg orig="alarmes">alarms</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> ditches, rampiers, wards, entrenched grounds: </l>
<l>Thy only care is sight of Nilus <reg orig="streames">streams</reg>, </l>
<l>Sight of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> face whose <reg orig="gilefull">guileful</reg> semblant doth </l>
<l>(<reg orig="Wandring">Wandering</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee) infect thy tainted <reg orig="hart">heart</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> absence thee <reg orig="besottes">besots</reg>: each <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>, each <reg orig="hower">hour</reg> </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="staie">stay</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee impatient <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> an age. </l>
<l>Enough of conquest, praise thou <reg orig="deem'st">deemest</reg> enough, </l>
<pb n="A8R"/>
<l>If <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> enough the bristled fields thou see </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="fruitfull">fruitful</reg> Aegipt, and the stranger <reg orig="floud">flood</reg> </l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="Queenes">Queens</reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> eyes (another Pharos) lights.</l>
<l>Returned <reg orig="loe">lo</reg>, dishonoured, <reg orig="despisde">despised</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> wanton love a woman thee <reg orig="misleades">misleads</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Sunke">Sunk</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> <reg orig="sinke">sink</reg>: 
    <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> while respecting <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> </l>
<l>Thy wife Octavia and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> tender babes, </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> the long contempt against thee whets </l>
<l>The sword of Cæsar now thy Lord become.</l>
<l>Lost thy great Empire, all those goodly <reg orig="townes">towns</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Reverenc'd">Reverenced</reg> thy name as <reg orig="rebells">rebels</reg> now thee leave: </l>
<l>Rise against thee, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="ensignes">ensigns</reg> <reg orig="flocke">flock</reg> </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="conqu'ring">conquering</reg> Cæsar, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="enwalles">enwalls</reg> thee round </l>
<l><reg orig="Cag'd">Caged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy hold, <reg orig="scarse">scarce</reg> <reg orig="maister">master</reg> of <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg>, </l>
<l>Late <reg orig="maister">master</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many Nations.</l>
<l>Yet, yet, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> is of <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> <reg orig="exrreamest">extremest</reg> <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> is yet of <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> highest <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="It's">It is</reg> Cleopatra alas! alas, <reg orig="it's">it is</reg> she, </l>
<l><reg orig="It's">It is</reg> she augments the torment of thy <reg orig="paine">pain</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Betraies">Betrays</reg> thy love, thy life alas!) <reg orig="betraies">betrays</reg>, </l>
<pb n="A8V"/>
<l>Cæsar <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> please, whose grace she <reg orig="seekes">seeks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg>: </l>
<l>With thought <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> save and fortune make </l>
<l><reg orig="Onely">Only</reg> thy foe <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> common ought have <reg orig="beene">been</reg>.</l>
<l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> I <reg orig="alwaies">always</reg> <reg orig="lov'd">loved</reg>, and the first flame </l>
<l>Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> heart-killing love shall <reg orig="burne">burn</reg> me last: </l>
<l>Justly <reg orig="complaine">complain</reg> I she <reg orig="disloyall">disloyal</reg> is, </l>
<l>Nor constant is, even as I constant am, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> comfort my mishap, despising me </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more, <reg orig="then">than</reg> when the heavens <reg orig="favour'd">favoured</reg> me.</l>
<l>But ah! <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> nature women <reg orig="wav'ring">wavering</reg> are, </l>
<l>Each moment changing and rechanging <reg orig="mindes">minds</reg>. </l>
<l>Unwise, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> them, <reg orig="thinkes">thinks</reg> <reg orig="loyaltie">loyalty</reg> </l>
<l>Ever <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="finde">find</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> beauties <reg orig="companie">company</reg>. </l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker>Chorus.</speaker> 
<l>The <reg orig="boyling">boiling</reg> tempest still </l>
<l>makes not Sea waters <reg orig="fome">foam</reg>: </l>
<l>nor still the Northern blast </l>
<l>disquiets quiet <reg orig="streames">streams</reg>: </l>
<pb/> 
<l>Nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> his chest <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fill </l>
<l><reg orig="sayles">sails</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the morning <reg orig="beames">beams</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> waves <reg orig="winde">wind</reg> tosseth fast </l>
<l>still <reg orig="kepes">keeps</reg> his ship from home. </l>
<l>Nor Jove still <reg orig="downe">down</reg> doth cast </l>
<l><reg orig="inflam'd">inflamed</reg> with <reg orig="bloudie">bloody</reg> ire </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> man, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> tree, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> hill, </l>
<l>his darts of <reg orig="thundring">thundering</reg> fire. </l>
<l>nor still the heat doth last </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> face of parched <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>. </l>
<l>nor wrinkled <reg orig="colde">cold</reg> doth still </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> frozen <reg orig="furrowes">furrows</reg> <reg orig="raigne">reign</reg>. </l>
<l>But still as long as <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this low world <reg orig="remaine">remain</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="mishapps">mishaps</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> daily mates </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> lives <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="intertaine">entertain</reg>: </l>
<l>and woes <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> dates </l>
<l>still <reg orig="pearch">perch</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> heads, </l>
<l>none go but straight <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be </l>
<l>some greater <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their steads. </l>
<pb/>
<l>Nature made <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> not free </l>
<l>When first she made <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> live: </l>
<l>When <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> began <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be began <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> woe: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> growing evermore </l>
<l>As dying life doth <reg orig="growe">grow</reg>, </l>
<l>Do more and more <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="greeve">grieve</reg>, </l>
<l>And tire <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> more and more. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> stay <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fading states, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> height they retch, </l>
<l>Their fellow miseries. </l>
<l>The more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> height do stretch. </l>
<l>They cling even <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg>, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="threatning">threatening</reg> furious wise </l>
<l>From <reg orig="tirannizing">tyrannising</reg> pates </l>
<l>Do often pull it <reg orig="downe">down</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">In</seg> <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> waves <reg orig="untride">untried</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> shun them go <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> should </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> Scythes and Massagetes </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="neere">near</reg> the Pole reside: </l>
<pb n="B1R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> boiling <reg orig="sandes">sands</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> Phoebus <reg orig="battry">battery</reg> <reg orig="beates">beats</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> still they would </l>
<l>Cut seas and <reg orig="compasse">compass</reg> <reg orig="landes">lands</reg>. </l>
<l>The <reg orig="darknes">darkness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more sure </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="joyne">join</reg> with heavy night: </l>
<l>The light <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="guildes">guilds</reg> the days </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> follow Titan pure: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more the shadow light </l>
<l>The body <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> ensue: </l>
<l>Then <reg orig="wretchednes">wretchedness</reg> <reg orig="alwaies">always</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Us</seg> wretches <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pursue. </l>
<l>O <reg orig="blest">blessed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> never <reg orig="breath'd">breathed</reg>, </l>
<l>Or <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> with <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg> <reg orig="mov'de">moved</reg>, </l>
<l>Death from his cradle <reg orig="reav'de">bereaved</reg>, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="swadled">swaddled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his grave: </l>
<l>And blessed also he </l>
<l>(As curse may blessing have) </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> low and living free </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> princes charge hath <reg orig="prov'de">proved</reg>.</l>
<pb n="B1V"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> stealing sacred fire. </l>
<l>Prometheus then unwise, </l>
<l>provoking Gods <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> ire, </l>
<l>the <reg orig="heape">heap</reg> of ills did <reg orig="sturre">stir</reg>, </l>
<l>and <reg orig="sicknes">sickness</reg> pale and <reg orig="colde">cold</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="ende">end</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> onward <reg orig="spurre">spur</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> plague <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> hands too <reg orig="bolde">bold</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> filch the wealth of skies. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">In</seg> heavens hate since then </l>
<l>of ill with ill <reg orig="enchain'd">enchained</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> race of <reg orig="mortall">mortal</reg> men </l>
<l><reg orig="ful">full</reg> fraught <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="brests">breasts</reg> have borne </l>
<l>and thousand thousand woes </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="heav'nly">heavenly</reg> <reg orig="soules">souls</reg> now thorne, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> free before from those </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>! earthly passion <reg orig="pain'd">pained</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Warre">War</reg> and <reg orig="warrs">wars</reg> bitter <reg orig="cheare">cheer</reg> </l>
<l>now long time with <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="staie">stay</reg>, </l>
<l>and <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> of hated foe </l>
<l>still still <reg orig="encreaseth">increaseth</reg> sore: </l>
<pb n="B2V"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg> worse <reg orig="dayly">daily</reg> grow, </l>
<l><reg orig="lesse">less</reg> yesterday they were </l>
<l><reg orig="then">than</reg> now, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be more </l>
<l><reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="to day">today</reg>.</l></sp></div1>
<div1 type="act" n="2"><div2 type="scene" n="1">
<head>Act. 2,</head>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Philostratus.</speaker> 
<l>What horrible <reg orig="furie">fury</reg>, what <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> rage, </l>
<l>O Aegipt <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> extremely thee torments? </l>
<l>Hast thou the Gods <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="angred">angered</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> thy fault? </l>
<l>Hast thou against them some such crime <reg orig="conceiv'd">conceived</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> their <reg orig="engrained">ingrained</reg> hand lift <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> threats </l>
<l>They should desire <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy heart <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bathe? </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> their burning wrath <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="noght">naught</reg> can quench </l>
<l>Should <reg orig="pittiles">pitiless</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> still lighten <reg orig="downe">down</reg>?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> are not <reg orig="hew'n">hewn</reg> out of the <reg orig="monst'rous">monstrous</reg> <reg orig="masse">mass</reg> </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="Giantes">Giants</reg> those, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> heavens wrack <reg orig="conspir'd">conspired</reg>: </l>
<l>Ixions race, false prater of his loves:</l>
<pb n="B2V"/> 
<l>Nor yet of him <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> fained lightnings sound: </l>
<l>Nor <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> Tantalus, nor <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> Atreus, </l>
<l>Whose cursed banquet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Thyestes plague </l>
<l>Made the beholding <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="horrour">horror</reg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> </l>
<l>His <reg orig="backe">back</reg>, and backward from his course <reg orig="returne">return</reg>: </l>
<l>And <reg orig="hastning">hastening</reg> his wing-footed horses race </l>
<l>Plunge him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> sea <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> shame <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hide his face: </l>
<l>While <reg orig="sulleine">sullen</reg> night <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the <reg orig="wondring">wondering</reg> world </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <reg orig="mid-daies">middays</reg> light <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="starrie">starry</reg> mantle cast.</l>
<l>But what <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> be, <reg orig="what ever">whatever</reg> <reg orig="wickednesse">wickedness</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> is done, Alas! with what more plagues, </l>
<l>More eager torments could the Gods declare </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> heaven and earth <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> they <reg orig="hatefull">hateful</reg> <reg orig="holde">hold</reg>? </l>
<l>With <reg orig="souldiors">soldiers</reg>, strangers, horrible <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> land is <reg orig="hidde">hid</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> people <reg orig="drown'd">drowned</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>. </l>
<l>But terror here and horror, <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> is <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>: </l>
<l>And present death prising <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> life each <reg orig="hower">hour</reg>. </l>
<l>Hard at <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> ports and at <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> porches <reg orig="waites">waits</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> conquering foe: <reg orig="harts">hearts</reg> <reg orig="faile">fail</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>, hopes are dead: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> laments: and this great <reg orig="Emperour">Emperor</reg> </l>
<pb n="B3R"/> 
<l><reg orig="Somtime">Sometime</reg> (would now they did) whom worlds did fear </l>
<l>Abandoned, <reg orig="betraid">betrayed</reg>, now <reg orig="mindes">minds</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more </l>
<l>But from his evils <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="hast'ned">hastened</reg> death <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>.</l>
<l>Come you <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> people <reg orig="ti'rde">tired</reg> with <reg orig="ceasles">ceaseless</reg> plaints </l>
<l>With <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> and <reg orig="sighes">sighs</reg> make <reg orig="mournfull">mournful</reg> sacrifice </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> Isis altars: not <reg orig="our selves">ourselves</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> save, </l>
<l>But soften Cæsar and him piteous make </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>, his <reg orig="praie">pray</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> his <reg orig="lenitie">lenity</reg> </l>
<l>May change <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> death into <reg orig="captivitie">captivity</reg>.</l>
<l>Strange are the evils the fates <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> have brought, </l>
<l>O but alas! how far more strange the cause! </l>
<l>Love, love (alas, <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> ever would have thought?) </l>
<l>Hath lost this <reg orig="Realme">Realm</reg> inflamed with his fire. </l>
<l>Love, playing love, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> men say kindles not </l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> soft hearts, hath ashes made <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="townes">towns</reg>. </l>
<l>And his sweet shafts, with whose shot none are <reg orig="kill'd">killed</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> ulcer not, with deaths <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> lands have <reg orig="fill'd">filled</reg>,</l>
<l>Such was the <reg orig="bloudie">bloody</reg>, <reg orig="murdring">murdering</reg>, hellish love </l>
<l><reg orig="Possest">Possessed</reg> thy <reg orig="hart">heart</reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> false guest Priams <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>, </l>
<l>Firing a brand <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> after made <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="burne">burn</reg></l>
<pb n="B3V"/> 
<l>The Trojan towers <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Græcians ruinate. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> this love, Priam, Hector, Troilus, </l>
<l>Memnon, Deiphoebus, Glancus, thousands <reg orig="mo">more</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Whome">Whom</reg> <reg orig="redd">red</reg> Scamanders <reg orig="armor">armour</reg> clogged <reg orig="streames">streams</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Roll'd">Rolled</reg> into Seas, before their dates are dead. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> <reg orig="plaguie">plaguey</reg> he, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many tempests raiseth, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> <reg orig="murdring">murdering</reg> he, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many <reg orig="Citties">Cities</reg> raiseth, </l>
<l>When insolent, <reg orig="blinde">blind</reg>, <reg orig="lawles">lawless</reg>, <reg orig="orderles">orderlies</reg>, </l>
<l>With mad delights <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="sence">sense</reg> he <reg orig="entertaines">entertains</reg>.</l>
<l>All knowing Gods <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="wracks">wrecks</reg> did <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="fortell">foretell</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="signes">signs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> earth, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="signes">signs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> starry Sphæres, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> should have <reg orig="mov'd">moved</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>, had not <reg orig="destinie">destiny</reg> </l>
<l>With too strong hand warped <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="miserie">misery</reg>. </l>
<l>The Comets flaming through the <reg orig="scat'red">scattered</reg> clouds </l>
<l>With fiery <reg orig="beames">beams</reg>, most <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> <reg orig="unbroaded">unbraided</reg> <reg orig="haires">hairs</reg>: </l>
<l>The <reg orig="fearfull">fearful</reg> dragon whistling at the <reg orig="bankes">banks</reg>: </l>
<l>And holy Apis <reg orig="ceasles">ceaseless</reg> bellowing </l>
<l>(As never erst) and shedding <reg orig="endles">endless</reg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>: </l>
<l><reg orig="Bloud">Blood</reg> raining down from <reg orig="heav'n">heaven</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="unknow'n">unknown</reg> showers: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> Gods <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> faces overcast with woe, </l>
<pb n="B4V"/> 
<l>And dead <reg orig="mens">men's</reg> Ghosts appearing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the night. </l>
<l>Yea even this night while all the <reg orig="Cittie">City</reg> stood </l>
<l><reg orig="Opprest">Oppressed</reg> with terror, horror, servile <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Deepe">Deep</reg> silence over all: the sounds were heard </l>
<l>Of divers songs, and diverse instruments, </l>
<l>Within the <reg orig="voide">void</reg> of <reg orig="aire">air</reg>: and howling noise, </l>
<l>Such as <reg orig="madde">mad</reg> Bacchus priests <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Bacchus feasts </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> Nisa make: and (<reg orig="seem'd">seemed</reg>) the company, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> <reg orig="Cittie">City</reg> lost, went <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="enemie">enemy</reg>.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> forsaken both of Gods and men, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> are <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the mercy of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> foes: </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> henceforth obedient must become </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <reg orig="lawes">laws</reg> of them <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> overcome.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker>Chorus.</speaker> 
<l>Lament <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> mishaps, </l>
<l><reg orig="Drowne">Drown</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> with <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> woe: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> Lamentable <reg orig="happes">haps</reg> </l>
<l>Lamented <reg orig="easie">easy</reg> <reg orig="growe">grow</reg>: </l>
<pb n="B4V"/> 
<l>and much <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> torment bring </l>
<l><reg orig="then">than</reg> when they first did spring. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> want <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="wofull">woeful</reg> song, </l>
<l><reg orig="Wherwith">Wherewith</reg> <reg orig="wood-musiques">wood-musics</reg> Queen </l>
<l>doth ease <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> woes, among, </l>
<l>fresh springtimes bushes <reg orig="greene">green</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> pleasant branch alone </l>
<l>renewing <reg orig="auntient">ancient</reg> <reg orig="mone">moan</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> want <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="monefull">moanful</reg> sound, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="pratling">prattling</reg> Progne makes </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> fields of Thracian ground, </l>
<l>or <reg orig="streames">streams</reg> of Thracian lakes: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> empt <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> of <reg orig="paine">pain</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Itys <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg>. </l>
<l>Though Halcyons do still, </l>
<l>bewailing Ceyx lot, </l>
<l>the Seas with plainings fill </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> his dead <reg orig="limmes">limbs</reg> have got, </l>
<l>not ever other grave </l>
<l><reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg> of waves <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have: </l>
<pb n="B5R"/> 
<l>And though the bird <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> death </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> most Meander loves: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> sweetly <reg orig="sighes">sighs</reg> his breath </l>
<l>when death his fury proves, </l>
<l>as almost <reg orig="softs">sifts</reg> his heart, </l>
<l>and almost blunts his dart: </l>
<l>Yet all the plaints of those, </l>
<l>nor all their <reg orig="tearfull">tearful</reg> larmes, </l>
<l>cannot content <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> woes, </l>
<l>nor serve <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="waile">wail</reg> the <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>, <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> feele enforced be. </l>
<l>Nor they of Phoebus <reg orig="bredd">bred</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> can <reg orig="doo">do</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> well, </l>
<l>they <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> their brother <reg orig="shedd">shed</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> into Padus fell, </l>
<l>rash guide of chariot <reg orig="cleere">clear</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="surveiour">surveyor</reg> of the <reg orig="yeare">year</reg>. </l>
<l>Nor she whom <reg orig="heav'nly">heavenly</reg> powers </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <reg orig="weping">weeping</reg> <reg orig="rocke">rock</reg> did <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>, </l>
<pb n="B5V"/> 
<l>whose <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> distill <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> showers, </l>
<l>and <reg orig="shew">show</reg> she yet doth <reg orig="mourne">mourn</reg>, </l>
<l>wherewith his <reg orig="toppe">top</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Skies </l>
<l>mount Sipylus doth rise. </l>
<l>Nor <reg orig="weping">weeping</reg> drops <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="flowe">flow</reg> </l>
<l>from <reg orig="barke">bark</reg> of wounded tree, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> Mirrhas shame doth <reg orig="showe">show</reg> </l>
<l>with <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">ours</seg> <reg orig="compar'd">compared</reg> may be, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> quench <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> loving fire </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> durst embrace <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> fire. </l>
<l>Nor all the howlings made </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Cybels sacred hill </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="Eunukes">Eunuchs</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> trade, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> Atys, Atys still </l>
<l>with doubled cries resound, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="Eccho">Echo</reg> makes rebound. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> plaints <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> limits stay, </l>
<l>nor more <reg orig="then">than</reg> do <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> woes: </l>
<l>both infinitely <reg orig="straie">stray</reg> </l>
<l>and neither measure <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> </l>
<pb n="B6R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> measure let them <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="measur'd">measured</reg> <reg orig="griefes">griefs</reg> <reg orig="sustaine">sustain</reg>.</l></sp></div2>
<div2 type="scene" n="2">
<stage>Cleopatra. Eras. Charmion. Diomede.</stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cleopatra.</speaker> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I have thee <reg orig="betraide">betrayed</reg>, <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> Antonie, </l>
<l>My life, my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>, my <reg orig="sunne">sun</reg>? I had such thought? </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I have thee <reg orig="betraide">betrayed</reg> my Lord, my King? </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I would <reg orig="breake">break</reg> my vowed faith <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee? </l>
<l>I<corr sic="aue">leave</corr>thee? deceive thee <reg orig="yeelde">yield</reg> thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the rage</l>
<l>Of <reg orig="mightie">mighty</reg> foe? I ever had <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="hart">heart</reg>? </l>
<l>Rather sharpe lightning lighten <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my head: </l>
<l>Rather may I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> deepest <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> fall: </l>
<l>Rather the opened earth <reg orig="devoure">devour</reg> me: </l>
<l>Rather fierce Tigers feed them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my flesh: </l>
<l>Rather, <reg orig="ô">o</reg> rather let <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> Nilus send, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> swallow me <reg orig="quicke">quick</reg>, some weeping Crocodile.</l>
<l>And didst thou then suppose my <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> heart </l>
<pb n="B6V"/> 
<l>Had <reg orig="hatcht">hatched</reg>, thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> ensnare, a <reg orig="faithles">faithless</reg> love? </l>
<l>And changing <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>, as Fortune changed <reg orig="cheare">cheer</reg>, </l>
<l>I would <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> thee, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="winne">win</reg> the stronger, <reg orig="loose">lose</reg>? </l>
<l>O wretch! <reg orig="ô">o</reg> <reg orig="caitive">caitiff</reg>! <reg orig="ô">o</reg> too <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> <reg orig="happe">hap</reg>! </l>
<l>And did not I sufficient <reg orig="losse">loss</reg> <reg orig="sustaine">sustain</reg> </l>
<l>Loosing my <reg orig="Realme">Realm</reg>, loosing my <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg>, </l>
<l>My tender of-spring, and the <reg orig="joyfull">joyful</reg> light </l>
<l>Of beamy <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>, and yet, yet loosing more </l>
<l>Thee Antony my care, if I <reg orig="loose">lose</reg> not </l>
<l>What yet <reg orig="remain'd">remained</reg>? thy love alas! thy love, </l>
<l>More <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="Scepter">Sceptre</reg>, children, <reg orig="freedome">freedom</reg>, light</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> <reg orig="readie">ready</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> row <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Charons barge, </l>
<l>Shall leese the joy of dying <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy love: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> the sole comfort of my <reg orig="miserie">misery</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> have one <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg> with thee is me bereft. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> shady <reg orig="plaines">plains</reg> shall <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> alone, </l>
<l>Not (as I <reg orig="hop'd">hoped</reg>) companion of thy <reg orig="mone">moan</reg>, </l>
<l>O height of <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg>! Eras why with <reg orig="continuall">continual</reg> cries </l>
<l>Your <reg orig="griefull">griefful</reg> <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg> <reg orig="doo">do</reg> you exasperate? </l>
<l>Torment <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> with murthering complaints; </l>
<pb n="B7R"/> 
<l><reg orig="Straine">Strain</reg> your <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> oft, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> vehemently? </l>
<l>Water with <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> this <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="alablaster">alabaster</reg>? </l>
<l>With <reg orig="sorrowes">sorrows</reg> sting <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many beauties wound? </l>
<l>Come of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many Kings want you the <reg orig="hart">heart</reg> </l>
<l>Bravely, stoutly, this tempest <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> resist?</l></sp>

<sp who="B">
<speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>My <reg orig="ev'lls">evils</reg> are <reg orig="wholy">wholly</reg> unsupportable, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="humain">human</reg> force can them withstand, but death.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Eras.</speaker> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> strives <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> is impossible.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl</speaker>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> striving <reg orig="lyes">lies</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> hope of my <reg orig="mishapps">mishaps</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Eras.</speaker> 
<l>All things do <reg orig="yeelde">yield</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> force of lovely face.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>My face too lovely <reg orig="caus'd">caused</reg> my wretched case.</l>
<l>My face hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="entrap'd">entrapped</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> cast <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his conquest Cæsar may it <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg>, </l>
<l>Causing <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> Antonie one army lost </l>
<l>The other <reg orig="wholy">wholly</reg> did <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Cæsar <reg orig="yeld">yield</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> not <reg orig="induring">enduring</reg> (<seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> his <reg orig="amorouse">amorous</reg> sprite </l>
<l>Was with my <reg orig="beautie">beauty</reg> <reg orig="fir'de">fired</reg>) my <reg orig="shamefull">shameful</reg> flight, </l>
<l><reg orig="Soone">Soon</reg> as he saw from <reg orig="ranke">rank</reg> wherein he <reg orig="stoode">stood</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> hottest fight, my Gallies making <reg orig="saile">sail</reg>: </l>
<l><reg orig="Forgetfull">Forgetful</reg> of his <reg orig="charg">charge</reg> (as if his <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> </l>
<pb n="B7V"/> 
<l>Unto his Ladies <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> had <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="enchain'd">enchained</reg>) </l>
<l>He left his men, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="couragiously">courageously</reg> </l>
<l>Did leave their lives <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg> him <reg orig="victorie">victory</reg>. </l>
<l>And <reg orig="carelesse">careless</reg> both of fame and armies <reg orig="losse">loss</reg> </l>
<l>My oared Gallies <reg orig="follow'd">followed</reg> with his ships </l>
<l>Companion of my flight, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this base <reg orig="parte">part</reg> </l>
<l>Blasting his former flourishing <reg orig="renowne">renown</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Eras.</speaker> 
<l>Are you therefore cause of his overthrow?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>I am sole cause: I did it, only I.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Er.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Feare">Fear</reg> of a woman troubled <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> his sprite?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Fire of his love was <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> <reg orig="enflam'd">inflamed</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Er.</speaker> 
<l>And should he then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="warre">war</reg> have led a <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Alas! this was not his offence, but mine,</l>
<l>Antony. (<reg orig="ay">aye</reg> me! <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> else <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> brave a <reg orig="chiefe">chief</reg>!) </l>
<l>Would not I should have taken Seas with him: </l>
<l>But would have left me <reg orig="fearefull">fearful</reg> woman <reg orig="farre">far</reg> </l>
<l>From common hazard of the <reg orig="doubtfull">doubtful</reg> <reg orig="warre">war</reg>.</l>
<l>O <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I had <reg orig="beleev'd">believed</reg>! now, now of Rome </l>
<l>All the great Empire at <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> beck should <reg orig="bende">bend</reg>. </l>
<l>All should obey, the vagabonding Scythes, </l>
<pb n="B8R"/> 
<l>The feared Germaines, back-shooting Parthians, </l>
<l><reg orig="Wandring">Wandering</reg> Numidians, Brittons <reg orig="farre">far</reg> <reg orig="remov'd">removed</reg>, </l>
<l>And tawny nations scorched with the <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>. </l>
<l>But I <reg orig="car'd">cared</reg> not: <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> was my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> <reg orig="possest">possessed</reg>, </l>
<l>(<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> my great <reg orig="harme">harm</reg>) with burning <reg orig="jealousie">jealousy</reg>: </l>
<l>Fearing least <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my absence Antony </l>
<l>Should leaving me retake Octavia.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Char.</speaker> 
<l>Such was the rigour of your <reg orig="desteny">destiny</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker>
<l>Such was my <reg orig="errour">error</reg> and <reg orig="obstinacie">obstinacy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l>But since Gods would not, could you do <reg orig="withall">withal</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Alwaies">Always</reg> from Gods good haps, not harms, do fall.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l> And have they not all power <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="mens">men's</reg> <reg orig="affaires">affairs</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>They never bow <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> low. as worldly cares.</l>
<l>But leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="mortall">mortal</reg> men <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="dispos'd">disposed</reg> </l>
<l>Freely <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> earth what ever <reg orig="mortall">mortal</reg> is. </l>
<l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> therein sometimes some faults commit, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> may them not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> their high majesties, </l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="our selves">ourselves</reg> impute; whose passions </l>
<l>Plunge <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> each day <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> all afflictions. </l>
<l><reg orig="Wherwith">Wherewith</reg> when <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="soules">souls</reg> do thorned feele, </l>
<pb n="B8V"/> 
<l><reg orig="Flatt'ring">Flattering</reg> <reg orig="our selves">ourselves</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> say they <reg orig="dest'nies">destinies</reg> are: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> gods would have it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> care </l>
<l>Could not <reg orig="empeach">impeach</reg> but <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it must be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Char.</speaker> 
<l>Things here below are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="heav'ns">heavens</reg> begot, </l>
<l>Before they be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="wordle">world</reg> <reg orig="borne">born</reg>: </l>
<l>And never can <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="weaknesse">weakness</reg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> awry </l>
<l>The <reg orig="stailesse">stayless</reg> course of <reg orig="powerfull">powerful</reg> <reg orig="destenie">destiny</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> here force, reason, <reg orig="humaine">human</reg> providence, </l>
<l><reg orig="Holie">Holy</reg> devotion, noble <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> <reg orig="prevailes">prevails</reg>: </l>
<l>And Jove <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> whose hand doth heavens rule, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> both <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> gods and men as King commands, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> earth (<seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="firme">firm</reg> support) with plenty stores, </l>
<l>Moves <reg orig="aire">air</reg> and sea with <reg orig="twinckling">twinkling</reg> of his <reg orig="eie">eye</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> all can <reg orig="doe">do</reg>, yet never can <reg orig="undoe">undo</reg> </l>
<l>What once hath <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> their hard <reg orig="lawes">laws</reg> decreed.</l>
<l>When Troyan <reg orig="walles">walls</reg>, great Neptunes workmanship, </l>
<l><reg orig="Environ'd">Environed</reg> were with Greekes, and Fortunes <reg orig="whele">while</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Doubtfull">Doubtful</reg> ten <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> now <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="campe">camp</reg> did <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>, </l>
<l>And now <reg orig="againe">again</reg> towards the <reg orig="towne">town</reg> <reg orig="return'd">returned</reg>. </l>
<l>How many times did force and fury swell </l>
<pb n="C1R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> Hectors <reg orig="veines">veins</reg> egging him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="spoile">spoil</reg> </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="conquer'd">conquered</reg> foes, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> at his <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg> did fly, </l>
<l>As <reg orig="fearefull">fearful</reg> <reg orig="sheepe">sheep</reg> at feared wolves <reg orig="approch">approach</reg>: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> save (<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> why? it would not be) </l>
<l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> <reg orig="walles">walls</reg> of Troy from adversaries rage, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> died them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, and cast <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> ground </l>
<l><reg orig="Heap'd">Heaped</reg> them with <reg orig="bloudie">bloody</reg> burning <reg orig="carcases">carcasses</reg>.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg>, <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> if the ancient <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> </l>
<l>Of your progenitors <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> Nilus <reg orig="rul'd">ruled</reg>, </l>
<l>Force take from you; the Gods have <reg orig="will'd">willed</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> oft times Princes are odious. </l>
<l>They have <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> every thing an end <reg orig="ordain'd">ordained</reg>; </l>
<l>All worldly <reg orig="greatnes">greatness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> them bounded is: </l>
<l>Some <reg orig="sooner">sooner</reg>, later some, as they <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> best: </l>
<l>None their decree is able <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> infringe. </l>
<l>But, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> is more, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="disastred">disastered</reg> men </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> subject are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> all things <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> their <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>, </l>
<l>Their <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> is hid: nor while <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> live, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> know </l>
<l>How, or how long <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> must <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> life <reg orig="remaine">remain</reg>. </l>
<l>Yet must <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="feede">feed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="dispaire">despair</reg>,</l>
<pb n="C1V"/> 
<l>And make <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> wretched <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> wretched be: </l>
<l>But <reg orig="alwaies">always</reg> hope the best, even <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the last, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> from <reg orig="our selves">ourselves</reg> the <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> may not grow.</l>
<l>Then, <reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg>, <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>, leave of <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> time </l>
<l>Antonies <reg orig="wracke">wrack</reg>, lest it your <reg orig="wracke">wrack</reg> procure: </l>
<l>Retire you from him, save from <reg orig="wrathfull">wrathful</reg> rage </l>
<l>Of angry Cæsar both your <reg orig="Realme">Realm</reg> and you. </l>
<l>You see him lost, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> as your <reg orig="amitie">amity</reg> </l>
<l>Unto his <reg orig="evills">evils</reg> can <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more <reg orig="reliefe">relief</reg>. </l>
<l>You see him <reg orig="ruin'd">ruined</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> as your support </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more henceforth can him with comfort raise. </l>
<l>With-draw you from the <reg orig="storme">storm</reg>: persist not still </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="loose">lose</reg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>: this <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> <reg orig="diademe">diadem</reg> </l>
<l part="I"><reg orig="Regaine">Regain</reg> of Cæsar.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker>
<l part="F">Sooner shining light</l>
<l><reg orig="Sall">Shall</reg> leave the day, and <reg orig="darknes">darkness</reg> leave the night: </l>
<l>Sooner moist currents of tempestuous seas </l>
<l>Shall wave <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> heaven, and the nightly <reg orig="troopes">troops</reg> </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="starres">stars</reg> shall shine within the <reg orig="foming">foaming</reg> waves, </l>
<l>Then I thee, Antony, Leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="deepe">deep</reg> <reg orig="distres">distress</reg>. </l>
<l>I am with thee, be it thy worthy <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> </l>
<pb n="C2R"/> 
<l>Lodge <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thy <reg orig="brest">breast</reg>, or from <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> lodging <reg orig="parte">part</reg> </l>
<l>Crossing the <reg orig="joyles">joyless</reg> lake <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> place </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> place prepared <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> men <reg orig="Demy-gods">Demigods</reg>.</l>
<l>Live, if thee please, if life be <reg orig="lothsome">loathsome</reg> die: </l>
<l>Dead and alive, Antony, thou shalt see </l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="princesse">princess</reg> follow thee, <reg orig="folow">follow</reg>, and lament, </l>
<l>Thy wrack, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="owne">own</reg> then was thy <reg orig="weale">weal</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Char.</speaker> 
<l>What helps his wrack this ever-lasting love?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Help, or help not, such must, such ought I prove.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l>Ill done <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="loose">lose</reg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> end.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>How ill <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> follow such a <reg orig="frend">friend</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l>But this your love <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> mitigates his <reg orig="paine">pain</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Without this love I should be <reg orig="inhumaine">inhumane</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Inhumaine">Inhumane</reg> he, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> death pursues.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Not <reg orig="inhumaine">inhumane</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> miseries <reg orig="eschues">eschews</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l part="I">Live <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your <reg orig="sonnes">sons</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Nay <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> their father die.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l part="I"><reg orig="Hardharted">Hardhearted</reg> mother!</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Wife kindhearted I.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker>
<l>Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you them deprive of <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> right?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Do I deprive them? <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <reg orig="it's">it is</reg> <reg orig="dest'nies">destinies</reg> might.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l>Do you not them deprive of heritage,</l>
<pb n="C2V"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> give them <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> adversaries hands, </l>
<l>A man forsaken fearing <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> forsake, </l>
<l><reg orig="Whome">Whom</reg> such huge numbers hold <reg orig="invironned">environed</reg>? </l>
<l><reg orig="T'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg></reg> abandon one <reg orig="gainst">against</reg> <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> the frowning world </l>
<l>Banded with Cæsar makes conspiring <reg orig="warre">war</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>The <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> ought I <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> leave him lest of all. </l>
<l>A <reg orig="frend">friend</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> most <reg orig="distresse">distress</reg> should most assist. </l>
<l>If <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> when Antonie great and glorious </l>
<l>His legions led <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> Euphrates <reg orig="streames">streams</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> many Kings <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="traine">train</reg> redoubting him; </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> triumph <reg orig="rais'd">raised</reg> as high as highest <reg orig="heav'n">heaven</reg>; </l>
<l>Lord-like disposing as him pleased best, </l>
<l>The wealth of Greece, the wealth of Asia: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> fortune had I him <reg orig="exchaung'd">exchanged</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> Cæsar, then, men would have counted me </l>
<l><reg orig="Faithles">Faithless</reg>, unconstant, light: but now the <reg orig="storme">storm</reg>, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="blustring">blustering</reg> tempest driving <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his face, </l>
<l><reg orig="Readie">Ready</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="drowne">drown</reg>, Alas what would they say? </l>
<l>What would <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Plutos mansion say? </l>
<l>If I, <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> <reg orig="alwaies">always</reg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> life he <reg orig="lov'de">loved</reg>, </l>
<pb n="C3R"/> 
<l>If I, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> am his heart, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> was his hope, </l>
<l>Leave him, forsake him (and perhaps <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg>) </l>
<l>Weakly <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> please <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> him hath <reg orig="overthrowne">overthrown</reg>? </l>
<l>Not light, unconstant, <reg orig="faithlesse">faithless</reg> should I be, </l>
<l>But vile, <reg orig="forsworne">forsworn</reg>, of <reg orig="treachrous">treacherous</reg> cruelty.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Crueltie">Cruelty</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="shunne">shun</reg> you <reg orig="selfe">self</reg>-cruell are:</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker>
<l><reg orig="Selfe-cruell">Self-cruel</reg> him from cruelty <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> spare.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> first affection <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="ourselfe">ourself</reg> is due.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker>
<l part="I">He is my <reg orig="selfe">self</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Next it extends unto</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> children, <reg orig="frends">friends</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> country <reg orig="soile">soil</reg>. </l>
<l>And you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> some respect of <reg orig="wively">wifely</reg> love, </l>
<l>(<reg orig="Albee">All-be</reg> scarce <reg orig="wively">wifely</reg>) <reg orig="loose">lose</reg> your native land, </l>
<l>Your children, <reg orig="frends">friends</reg>, and (<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> is more) your life, </l>
<l>With <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> strong <reg orig="charmes">charms</reg> doth love bewitch <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="witts">wits</reg>: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> fast <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> this fire once kindled flames. </l>
<l>Yet if his <reg orig="harme">harm</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> yours <reg orig="redresse">redress</reg> might have,</l></sp><sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker>
<l>With mine it may be <reg orig="clos'de">closed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> darksome grave.</l></sp><sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg>, as Alcest <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg> unkind, </l>
<l>You might exempt him from the <reg orig="lawes">laws</reg> of death. </l>
<l>But he is sure <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> die: and now his sword</l>
<pb n="C3V"/> 
<l>Already moisted is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his <reg orig="warme">warm</reg> <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Helples">Helpless</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> any succour you can bring </l>
<l>Against deaths sting, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> he must shortly feele.</l>
<l>Then let your love be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the love of <reg orig="olde">old</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="Carian">Carrion</reg> <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> did nourish <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> heart </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> Mausolus: <reg orig="builde">build</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> him a <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg> </l>
<l>Whose <reg orig="statelinesse">stateliness</reg> a wonder new may make. </l>
<l>Let him, let him have sumptuous <reg orig="funeralls">funerals</reg>: </l>
<l>Let grave thereon the horror of his fights: </l>
<l>Let earth be <reg orig="buri'd">buried</reg> with unburied heaps. </l>
<l>Frame their Pharsaly, and <reg orig="discoulour'd">discoloured</reg> <reg orig="stream's">streams</reg> </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="deepe">deep</reg> Enipeus: frame the <reg orig="grassie">grassy</reg> <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="lodg'd">lodged</reg> his <reg orig="campe">camp</reg> at siege of Mutina. </l>
<l>Make all his combats, and <reg orig="couragious">courageous</reg> acts: </l>
<l>And <reg orig="yearely">yearly</reg> <reg orig="plaies">plays</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his praise institute: </l>
<l><reg orig="Honor">Honour</reg> his memory: with doubled care </l>
<l>Breed and bring <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> the children of you both </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> Cæsars grace: <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> as a noble Prince </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">Will</seg> leave them Lords of this most glorious <reg orig="realme">realm</reg>.</l></sp><sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>What shame were <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg>? ah Gods! what <reg orig="infamie">infamy</reg>? </l>
<pb n="C4R"/> 
<l>With Antony <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his good haps <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> share, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="overlive">over-live</reg> him dead: deeming enough </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> shed some <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> a <reg orig="widdow">widow</reg> <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg>? </l>
<l>The after-livers justly might report </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> I him only <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his Empire <reg orig="lov'd">loved</reg>, </l>
<l>And high estate: and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hard estate </l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> another did him lewdly leave? </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> those birds wafted with <reg orig="wandring">wandering</reg> wings </l>
<l>From <reg orig="foraine">foreign</reg> lands <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> spring-time here arrive: </l>
<l>And live with <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long as <reg orig="Somers">Summers</reg> <reg orig="heate">heat</reg>, </l>
<l>And their <reg orig="foode">food</reg> lasts, then <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> another <reg orig="soile">soil</reg>. </l>
<l>And as <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> see with <reg orig="ceaslesse">ceaseless</reg> fluttering </l>
<l>Flocking of feelly flies a brownish cloud </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <reg orig="vintag'd">vantaged</reg> wine yet working <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the tonne: </l>
<l>Not parting thence while they <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> liquor taste: </l>
<l>After, as smoke, all vanish <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="aire">air</reg>, </l>
<l>And of the <reg orig="swarme">swarm</reg> not one <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Eras.</speaker> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> this sharpe death what profit can you <reg orig="winne">win</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>I neither <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg> nor profit <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> therein.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Er.</speaker> 
<l>What praise shall you of after-ages get?</l></sp>
<pb n="C4V"/> 
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Nor praise, nor Glory <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my cares are set.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Eras.</speaker> 
<l>What other end ought you respect, <reg orig="then">than</reg> this?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>My only end my <reg orig="onele">only</reg> duty is.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Eras.</speaker> 
<l>Your <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> must <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> some good be founded?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> it, the <reg orig="onely">only</reg> good, is grounded.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Er.</speaker> 
<l part="I">What is <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l part="F"><seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> <reg orig="beseemes">beseems</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Er.</speaker> 
<l>Outrage <reg orig="our selves">ourselves</reg>? <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> beseeming <reg orig="deemes">deems</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Finish I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> my <reg orig="sorrowes">sorrows</reg> <reg orig="dieng">dieing</reg> thus.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Er.</speaker> 
<l>Minish you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> your glories doing thus.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Good <reg orig="frends">friends</reg> I pray you <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> revoke </l>
<l>My <reg orig="fix'd">fixed</reg> intent of <reg orig="folowing">following</reg> Antony. </l>
<l>I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> die. I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> die: must not his life, </l>
<l>His life and death <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> mine be followed?</l>
<l><reg orig="Meane">Mean</reg> while, <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> sisters, live: and while you live, </l>
<l>Do often <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> loved <reg orig="Tombes">Tombs</reg>. </l>
<l>Straw them with flowers: and sometimes <reg orig="happely">happily</reg> </l>
<l>The tender thought of Antony your Lord </l>
<l>And me <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> shall you invite, </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> true loves your <reg orig="dolefull">doleful</reg> voice commend.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l>And <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> you <reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> from you <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> part? </l>
<pb n="C5R"/> 
<l><reg orig="Thinke">Think</reg> you alone <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> feele deaths <reg orig="ougly">ugly</reg> <reg orig="darte">dart</reg>? </l>
<l><reg orig="Thinke">Think</reg> you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>? and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> the same <reg orig="sunne">sun</reg> </l>
<l>Shall see at once you dead, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> alive? </l>
    <l><reg orig="Weele"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg></reg> die with you: and Clotho <reg orig="pittilesse">pitiless</reg> </l>
<l>Shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> with you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hellish <reg orig="boate">boat</reg> <reg orig="imbarque">embark</reg>:</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Ah live, I <reg orig="praie">pray</reg> you: this <reg orig="disastred">disastered</reg> woe </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> racks my heart, alone <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me belongs: </l>
<l>My lot longs not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you: servants <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> shame, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="harme">harm</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> you, as is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me.</l>
<l>Live sisters, live, and <reg orig="seing">seeing</reg> his suspect </l>
<l>Hath <reg orig="causlesse">causeless</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> sea of <reg orig="sorrowes">sorrows</reg> <reg orig="drown'd">drowned</reg>, </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I cannot live, if <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I would, </l>
<l>Nor yet would leave this life, if <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I could, </l>
<l>Without his love: procure me, Diomed, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="gainst">against</reg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> me he be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more <reg orig="incensd">incensed</reg>. </l>
<l>Wrest out of his conceit <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="harmefull">harmful</reg> doubt, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> since his <reg orig="wracke">wrack</reg> he hath of me <reg orig="conceiv'd">conceived</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Thogh">Though</reg> wrong <reg orig="conceiv'd">conceived</reg>: <reg orig="witnes">witness</reg> you reverent Gods, </l>
<l>Barking Anubis, Apis bellowing. </l>
<l>Tell him, my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> burning, impatient, </l>
<pb n="C5V"/> 
<l><reg orig="Forlorne">Forlorn</reg> with love of him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="certaine">certain</reg> <reg orig="seale">seal</reg> </l>
<l>Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> true <reg orig="loialtie">loyalty</reg> my corpse hath left, </l>
<l><reg orig="T'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg></reg> <reg orig="encrease">increase</reg> of dead the number <reg orig="numberlesse">numberless</reg>.</l>
<l>Go then, and if as yet he me <reg orig="bewaile">bewail</reg>, </l>
<l>If yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me his heart one sigh fourth breathe </l>
<l><reg orig="Blest">Blessed</reg> shall I be: and far with more content </l>
<l>Depart this world, where <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> I me torment. </l>
<l><reg orig="Meane">Mean</reg> season <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> let this sad <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg> enclose, </l>
<l>Attending here till death conclude <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> woes.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Diom.</speaker> 
<l part="I">I <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> obey your <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>.</l></sp>
 <sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l part="F"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> the desert</l>
<l>The Gods repay of thy true <reg orig="faithfull">faithful</reg> heart.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Diomed.</speaker> 
<l>And <reg orig="is't">is it</reg> not <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg>, Gods, ah Gods of <reg orig="heav'n">heaven</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> see from love such <reg orig="hatefull">hateful</reg> <reg orig="frutes">fruits</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> spring? </l>
<l>And <reg orig="is't">is it</reg> not <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> this firebrand <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Laies">Lays</reg> waste the <reg orig="trophes">trophies</reg> of Phillippi <reg orig="fieldes">fields</reg>? </l>
<l>Where are those sweet allurements, those sweet <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> gods themselves right <reg orig="hart">heart</reg> sick <reg orig="wuld">would</reg> have made? </l>
<pb n="C6R"/> 
<l>What doth <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="beautie">beauty</reg>, rarest <reg orig="guift">gift</reg> of <reg orig="heav'n">heaven</reg>, </l>
<l>Wonder of earth? Alas! what do those <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>? </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> voice all Asia <reg orig="understoode">understood</reg>, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="sunburnt">sunburned</reg> Africke wide <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> deserts <reg orig="spred">spread</reg>? </l>
<l>Is their force dead? have they <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> further power? </l>
<l>Can not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> them Octavius be <reg orig="suppriz'd">surprised</reg>? </l>
<l>Alas if Jove <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="middst">midst</reg> of all his ire, </l>
<l>With thunderbolt <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hand some land <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> plague, </l>
<l>Had cast his <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>, out of hand: </l>
<l>His plaguing <reg orig="bolte">bolt</reg> had <reg orig="falne">fallen</reg> out of his hand: </l>
<l>Fire of his wrath into <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> smoke should <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>, </l>
<l>And other fire within his <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> should <reg orig="burne">burn</reg>.</l>
<l><reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> lives <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>. Nature <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> such a <reg orig="worke">work</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Her selfe">Herself</reg>, should <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> workmanship hath past. </l>
<l>She is all <reg orig="heav'nly">heavenly</reg>: never any man </l>
<l>But seeing <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></reg> was <reg orig="ravish'd">ravished</reg> with <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> sight. </l>
<l>The <reg orig="Allablaster">Alabaster</reg> covering of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> face, </l>
<l>The <reg orig="corall">coral</reg> <reg orig="coullor">colour</reg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> two lips <reg orig="engraines">ingrains</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> beamy <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>, two <reg orig="Sunnes">Suns</reg> of this <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> world, </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="haire">hair</reg> the fine and flaming <reg orig="golde">gold</reg>, </l>
<pb n="C6V"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> brave <reg orig="streight">straight</reg> stature, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> winning <reg orig="partes">parts</reg> </l>
<l>Are nothing else but <reg orig="fiers">fires</reg>, fetters, <reg orig="dartes">darts</reg>.</l>
<l>Yet this is nothing <reg orig="th'">the</reg> <reg orig="enchaunting">enchanting</reg> <reg orig="skilles">skills</reg> </l>
<l>Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="celestiall">celestial</reg> <reg orig="Sp'rite">Spirit</reg>, <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> training <reg orig="speach">speech</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> grace, <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> majesty, and forcing voice, </l>
<l>Whither she it with fingers <reg orig="speach">speech</reg> <reg orig="consorte">consort</reg>, </l>
<l>Or hearing sceptred kings <reg orig="embassadors">ambassadors</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Answere">Answer</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> each <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> language make.</l>
<l>Yet now at <reg orig="neede">need</reg> it aides <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> not at all </l>
<l>With all these beauties, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> sorrow <reg orig="stinges">stings</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Darkned">Darkened</reg> with woe <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> only study is </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> sigh, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="lonelines">loneliness</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Careles">Careless</reg> of all, <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="haire">hair</reg> <reg orig="disordred">disordered</reg> hangs: </l>
<l><reg orig="Hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg></reg> charming <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> whence <reg orig="murthring">murthering</reg> looks did <reg orig="flie">fly</reg>, </l>
<l>Now rivers <reg orig="grown'">grown</reg>, whose wellspring anguish is, </l>
<l>Do trickling wash the marble of <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> face. </l>
<l><reg orig="Hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg></reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="discover'd">discovered</reg> <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> with sobbing <reg orig="swolne">swollen</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Selfe cruell">Self-cruel</reg> the still <reg orig="martirith">martyreth</reg> with <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg>,</l>
<l>Alas! <reg orig="It's">It is</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> ill hap, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> if <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> </l>
<l>She would convert into <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> loving <reg orig="charmes">charms</reg>, </l>
<pb n="C7R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> make a conquest of the conqueror, </l>
<l>(As well she might, would she <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> force <reg orig="imploie">employ</reg>) </l>
<l>She should <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="saftie">safety</reg> from these ills procure, </l>
<l><reg orig="Hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg></reg> <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> race assure. </l>
<l>Unhappy he, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> <reg orig="selfe">self</reg>-succour lies, </l>
<l>Yet <reg orig="selfe">self</reg>-forsaken wanting succour dies.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker>Chorus.</speaker> 
<l>O <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> fertile land, wherein </l>
<l>Phoebus did with <reg orig="breth">breath</reg> inspire </l>
<l>man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> men did first begin, </l>
<l>Formed first of Nilus mire. </l>
<l>whence of <reg orig="Artes">Arts</reg> the eldest <reg orig="kindes">kinds</reg>, </l>
<l>earths most heavenly ornament, </l>
<l>were as from their <reg orig="fountaine">fountain</reg> sent </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> enlight <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> misty <reg orig="mindes">minds</reg>. </l>
<l>whose <reg orig="grose">gross</reg> sprite from <reg orig="endles">endless</reg> time </l>
<l>as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="darkned">darkened</reg> prison <reg orig="pente">pent</reg>, </l>
<l>never did <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> knowledge clime. </l>
<pb n="C7V"/> 
<l><reg orig="Wher">Where</reg> the Nile, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> father good, </l>
<l>father-like doth never <reg orig="misse">miss</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="yearely">yearly</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bring such food, </l>
<l>as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> life required is: </l>
<l>visiting each <reg orig="yeare">year</reg> this <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>, </l>
<l>and with fat slime <reg orig="cov'ring">covering</reg> it, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> his <reg orig="seaven">seven</reg> <reg orig="mouthes">mouths</reg> do spit, </l>
<l>as the season comes <reg orig="againe">again</reg>. </l>
<l>making <reg orig="therby">thereby</reg> greatest <reg orig="growe">grow</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="busie">busy</reg> reapers <reg orig="joyfull">joyful</reg> <reg orig="paine">pain</reg>, </l>
<l>when his <reg orig="flouds">floods</reg> do highest flow.</l>
<l><reg orig="Wandring">Wandering</reg> Prince of rivers thou, </l>
<l><reg orig="honor">honour</reg> of the Aethiops <reg orig="lande">land</reg>, </l>
<l>of a Lord and <reg orig="maister">master</reg> now </l>
<l>thou a slave <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> awe must stand. </l>
<l>now of Tiber <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> is <reg orig="spred">spread</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> force, and <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fame </l>
<l>reverence thou must the name, </l>
<l><reg orig="whome">whom</reg> all other rivers dread, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> his children <reg orig="swolne">swollen</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> pride, </l>
<pb n="C8R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> conquest <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="treade">tread</reg> </l>
<l>round this earth <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> every side.</l>
<l>Now thou must begin <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> send </l>
<l>tribute of thy <reg orig="watry">watery</reg> store, </l>
<l>as sea <reg orig="pathes">paths</reg> thy steps shall bend, </l>
<l><reg orig="yearely">yearly</reg> presents more and more. </l>
<l>thy fat <reg orig="skumme">scum</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="fruitfull">fruitful</reg> <reg orig="corne">corn</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="pill'd">piled</reg> from hence with <reg orig="thevish">thievish</reg> hands </l>
<l>all <reg orig="uncloth'd">unclothed</reg> <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> lands </l>
<l>into <reg orig="forraine">foreign</reg> country <reg orig="borne">born</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="puft">puffed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> with such a pray </l>
<l>shall thereby the praise <reg orig="adorne">adorn</reg> </l>
<l>of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="scepter">sceptre</reg> Rome doth sway.</l>
<l><reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> thee helps thy <reg orig="hornes">horns</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> hide </l>
<l>far from hence <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> unknown grounds, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thy waters wander wide, </l>
<l><reg orig="yerely">yearly</reg> breaking banks, and bounds. </l>
<l>and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thy <reg orig="Skie-coullor'd">Sky-coloured</reg> brooks </l>
<l>through a hundred peoples <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>, </l>
<l>drawing plots <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> trees and <reg orig="grasse">grass</reg> </l>
<pb n="C8V"/> 
<l>with a thousand <reg orig="turn's">turns</reg> and <reg orig="crookes">crooks</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="whome">whom</reg> all weary of their way </l>
<l>thy throats <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="widenesse">wideness</reg> <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="powre">power</reg> into their mother Sea.</l>

<l><reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="happie">happy</reg> <reg orig="haplesse">hapless</reg> life </l>
<l>"<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this world as <reg orig="freedome">freedom</reg> <reg orig="findes">finds</reg>: </l>
<l>"<reg orig="nought">naught</reg> <reg orig="wherin">wherein</reg> <reg orig="mor">more</reg> <reg orig="sparkes">sparks</reg> are rife </l>
<l>"<seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> inflame <reg orig="couragious">courageous</reg> <reg orig="mindes">minds</reg>. </l>
<l>"but if force must <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="inforce">enforce</reg> </l>
<l>"<reg orig="needes">needs</reg> a yoke <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> undergo, </l>
<l>"under <reg orig="foraine">foreign</reg> yoke <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> go </l>
<l>"Still it proves a bondage worse. </l>
<l>"and doubled subjection </l>
<l>"see <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> shall, and feele, and know </l>
<l>"subject <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a stranger <reg orig="growne">grown</reg>.</l>
<l>From hence forward <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> a King, </l>
<l>whose first being from this place </l>
<l>should his <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> nature bring </l>
<l>care of country <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="imbrace">embrace</reg>,</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> at surly face must quake </l>
<pb n="D1R"/> 
<l>of some Romaine madly bent: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="terrour">terror</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> augment. </l>
<l>his Proconsuls axe <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> shake. </l>
<l>driving with <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Kings from hence </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="establish'd">established</reg> government, </l>
<l>justice sword, and <reg orig="lawes">laws</reg> defence.</l>

<l>Nothing <reg orig="worldy">world</reg> of such might </l>
<l>but more mighty Destiny, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> swift Times unbridled flight, </l>
<l>makes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> end his end <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> see. </l>
<l>every thing Time <reg orig="overthrowes">overthrows</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="nought">naught</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> end doth steadfast <reg orig="staie">stay</reg>. </l>
<l>his great <reg orig="sithe">scythe</reg> <reg orig="mowes">mows</reg> all away </l>
<l>as the <reg orig="stalke">stalk</reg> of tender rose. </l>
<l><reg orig="onely">only</reg> <reg orig="immortalitie">immortality</reg> </l>
<l>of the heavens doth it oppose </l>
<l><reg orig="gainst">against</reg> his <reg orig="powrefull">powerful</reg> <reg orig="Deitie">Deity</reg>.</l>

<l>One day there <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> come a day </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> shall <reg orig="quaile">quail</reg> thy fortunes flower </l>
<l>and thee <reg orig="ruinde">ruined</reg> low shall <reg orig="laie">lay</reg></l>
<pb n="D1V"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> some barbarous Princes power. </l>
<l>when the <reg orig="pittie-wanting">pity-wanting</reg> fire </l>
<l>shall, O Rome, thy beauties <reg orig="burne">burn</reg>, </l>
<l>and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> humble ashes <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> </l>
<l>thy proud wealth and rich attire, </l>
<l>those guilt <reg orig="roofes">roofs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> turretwise, </l>
<l>justly making envy <reg orig="mourne">mourn</reg>, </l>
<l>threaten now <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pearce Skies.</l>

<l>As thy forces fill each land </l>
<l>harvests making here and there, </l>
<l>reaping all with ravening hand </l>
<l>they find growing any where: </l>
<l>from each land <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> thy fall </l>
<l>multitudes <reg orig="repaire">repair</reg> shall make, </l>
<l>from the common <reg orig="spoile">spoil</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> take </l>
<l>what <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> each <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="shaire">shire</reg> may fall. </l>
<l><reg orig="fingred">fingered</reg> all thou shalt behold: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="iote">jot</reg> left <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> tokens sake </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thou wert <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> great of <reg orig="olde">old</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> unto the ancient Troie </l>
<pb n="D2R"/> 
<l>whence <reg orig="deriv'd">derived</reg> thy founders be, </l>
<l><reg orig="conqu'ring">conquering</reg> foe shall thee <reg orig="enjoie">enjoy</reg>, </l>
<l>and a burning <reg orig="praie">pray</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> thee. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> within this turning ball </l>
<l>this <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> see, and see each <reg orig="daie">day</reg>: </l>
<l>all things fixed ends do <reg orig="staie">stay</reg>, </l>
<l>ends <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> first beginnings fall. </l>
<l><reg orig="&">and</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="nought">naught</reg>, how strong or strange </l>
<l><reg orig="chaungeles">changeless</reg> doth endure <reg orig="alwaie">alway</reg>, </l>
<l>But endureth <reg orig="fatall">fatal</reg> change.</l></sp></div2></div1>
<div1 type="act" n="3">
<stage>M. Antonius. Lucilius.</stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>M. Ant.</speaker> 
<l>Lucil. sole comfort of my bitter case, </l>
<l>The only trust, the only hope I have, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> last <reg orig="despaire">despair</reg>: Ah is not this the <reg orig="daie">day</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> death should me of life and love bereave? </l>
<l>What <reg orig="waite">wait</reg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> refuge left, </l>
<pb n="D2V"/> 
<l>But am sole remnant of my fortune left? </l>
<l>All leave me, <reg orig="flie">fly</reg> me: none, <reg orig="noe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg></reg> not of them </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> of my <reg orig="greatnes">greatness</reg> greatest good <reg orig="receiv'd">received</reg>, </l>
<l>Stands with my fall: they <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> as now <reg orig="asham'd">ashamed</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> heretofore they did me ought regard: </l>
<l>They draw them <reg orig="backe">back</reg>, <reg orig="shewing">showing</reg> they <reg orig="folow'd">followed</reg> me, </l>
<l>Not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> partake my <reg orig="harm's">harms</reg>, but <reg orig="coozen">cozen</reg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> world nothing is <reg orig="stedfast">steadfast</reg> found, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> he hopes, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> here his hopes doth ground.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l>Yet <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> afflicts me, nothing <reg orig="killes">kills</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>, </l>
<l>As <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> my Cleopatra see </l>
<l>Practise with Cæsar, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him transport </l>
<l>My flame, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> love, more <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> life <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Beleeve">Believe</reg> it not: Too high a heart she <reg orig="beares">bears</reg>, </l>
<l part="I">Too princely thoughts.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Too wise a head she <reg orig="weare">wear</reg></l>
<l>Too much <reg orig="enflam'd">inflamed</reg> with <reg orig="greatnes">greatness</reg>, evermore </l>
<l>Gaping <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> great Empires goverment.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> long time you <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> constant love have <reg orig="tri'de">tried</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l>But still with me good fortune did abide.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> changed love what token makes you know?</l></sp>
<pb n="D3R"/> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l>Pelusium lost, and Actian overthrow,</l>
<l>Both <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> fraud: my well appointed fleet, </l>
<l>And trusty <reg orig="Souldiors">Soldiers</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg> <reg orig="arm'd">armed</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Whome">Whom</reg> she, false she, <reg orig="in stede">instead</reg> of my defence, </l>
<l>Came <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="perswade">persuade</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="yelde">yield</reg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my foe: </l>
<l>Such <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <reg orig="Thyre">They are</reg> done, such welcome given, </l>
<l>Their long close <reg orig="talkes">talks</reg> I neither knew, nor would, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="trecherous">treacherous</reg> wrong Alexas hath me <reg orig="donne">done</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Witnes">Witness</reg> too well <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="perjur'd">perjured</reg> love <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me. </l>
<l>But you O Gods (if any faith <reg orig="regarde">regard</reg>) </l>
<l>With sharpe revenge <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="faithlesse">faithless</reg> change reward.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l>The dole she made <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> overthrow, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> <reg orig="realme">realm</reg> given <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> refuge <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> men, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> attire when she devoutly kept </l>
<l>The <reg orig="solemne">solemn</reg> day of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="nativitie">nativity</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Againe">Again</reg> the cost and <reg orig="prodigall">prodigal</reg> <reg orig="expence">expense</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Shew'd">Showed</reg> when she did your birth day celebrate, </l>
<l>Do <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> enough <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> heart <reg orig="unfained">unfeigned</reg> prove, </l>
<l>Equally <reg orig="toucht">touched</reg>, you loving, as you love.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Ant.</speaker> 
<l>Well; be <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> love <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me or false, or true,</l>
<pb n="D3V"/> 
<l>Once <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> a <reg orig="cureles">cureless</reg> wound I feele. </l>
<l>I love: nay <reg orig="burne">burn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> fire of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> love: </l>
<l>Each day, each night <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> Image haunts my <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Her selfe">Herself</reg> my <reg orig="dreames">dreams</reg>: and still I tired am, </l>
<l>And still I am with burning pincers <reg orig="nipt">nipped</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Extreame">Extreme</reg> my <reg orig="harme">harm</reg>: yet sweeter <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> my <reg orig="sence">sense</reg> </l>
<l>Then boiling Torch of jealous torments fire: </l>
<l>This <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg>, nay rage, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> me such <reg orig="sturre">stir</reg> doth <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg>, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="thornes">thorns</reg> me still, both when I wake and <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>. </l>
<l>Take Cæsar conquest, take my goods, take he </l>
<l><reg orig="Th'">The</reg> <reg orig="onor">honour</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be Lord of the earth alone, </l>
<l>My <reg orig="sonnes">sons</reg>, my life bent headlong <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="mishapps">mishaps</reg>: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> force, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> not my Cleopatra take. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> foolish I, I cannot <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> forget, </l>
<l>Though better were I <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> my thought. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> the <reg orig="sicke">sick</reg> whose <reg orig="throte">throat</reg> the <reg orig="feavers">fevers</reg> fire </l>
<l>Hath vehemently with <reg orig="thirstie">thirsty</reg> drought <reg orig="enflam'd">inflamed</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Drinkes">Drinks</reg> still, <reg orig="albee">all-be</reg> the <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> he still desires </l>
<l>Be nothing else but <reg orig="fewell">fuel</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his flame. </l>
<l>He cannot rule <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>: his health's respect </l>
<pb n="D4R"/> 
<l><reg orig="Yealdeth">Yieldeth</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his distempered <reg orig="stomacks">stomachs</reg> <reg orig="heate">heat</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l>Leave of this love, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> thus <reg orig="renewes">renews</reg> your woe.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l>I do my best, but ah! can not do <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Thinke">Think</reg> how you have <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> brave a <reg orig="captaine">captain</reg> <reg orig="bene">been</reg>, </l>
<l>And now are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> this <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> affection <reg orig="falne">fallen</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l>The <reg orig="ceasles">ceaseless</reg> thought of my <reg orig="felicitie">felicity</reg> </l>
<l>Plunges me more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="adversitie">adversity</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> a man <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> ill torments, </l>
<l>As <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him his good state represents. </l>
<l>This makes my rack, my anguish, and my woe </l>
<l><reg orig="Equall">Equal</reg> unto the hellish passions <reg orig="growe">grow</reg>,</l>
<l>When I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> mind my <reg orig="happie">happy</reg> <reg orig="puisance">puissance</reg> call </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> erst I had <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> warlike conquest <reg orig="wonne">won</reg>,</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> good fortune <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> me never left, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> hard <reg orig="disastre">disaster</reg> now hath me bereft.</l>
<l>With terror tremble all the world I made </l>
<l>At my sole word, as Rushes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="streames">streams</reg> </l>
<l>At waters <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>: I <reg orig="conquer'd">conquered</reg> Italie, </l>
<l>I <reg orig="conquer'd">conquered</reg> Rome, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> nations <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> redoubt. </l>
<l>I Bare (<reg orig="meane">mean</reg> while besieging Mutina) </l>
<pb n="D4V"/> 
<l>Two consuls armies <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> my <reg orig="ruine">ruin</reg> brought. </l>
<l><reg orig="Bath'd">Bathed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> their deaths witnessing </l>
<l>My force and skill <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> matters <reg orig="Martiall">Martial</reg>.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="wreake">wreak</reg> thy <reg orig="unkle">uncle</reg>, unkind Cæsar, I </l>
<l>With <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> of enemies the <reg orig="bankes">banks</reg> <reg orig="embru'd">embrued</reg> </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="stain'd">stained</reg> Enipeus, <reg orig="hindring">hindering</reg> his course </l>
<l>Stopped with <reg orig="heapes">heaps</reg> of piled <reg orig="carcases">carcasses</reg>: </l>
<l>When Cassius and Brutus ill betide </l>
<l><reg orig="Marcht">Marched</reg> against <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> <reg orig="twise">twice</reg> put <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> flight, </l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my sole conduct: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> all the time </l>
<l>Cæsar <reg orig="hart-sicke">heartsick</reg> with <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> and <reg orig="feaver">fever</reg> lay. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> it not? and how <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> every one </l>
<l>Fame of the fact was <reg orig="giv'n">given</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me alone.</l>
<l>There sprang the love, the never changing love, </l>
<l><reg orig="Wherin">Wherein</reg> my heart hath since <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> yours <reg orig="bene">been</reg> bound: </l>
<l>There was it, my Lucill, you Brutus <reg orig="sav'de">saved</reg>, </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your Brutus Antony you found. </l>
<l>Better my hap <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> gaining such a <reg orig="frend">friend</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> subduing such an <reg orig="enimie">enemy</reg>. </l>
<l>Now former <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg> dead doth me forsake,</l>
<pb n="D5R"/> 
<l>Fortune <reg orig="engulfes">engulfs</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="extreame">extreme</reg> <reg orig="distresse">distress</reg>: </l>
<l>She <reg orig="turnes">turns</reg> from me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> smiling countenance, </l>
<l>Casting <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me <reg orig="mishapp">mishap</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> <reg orig="mishapp">mishap</reg>, </l>
<l>Left and <reg orig="betraied">betrayed</reg> of thousand thousand <reg orig="frends">friends</reg>, </l>
<l>Once of my <reg orig="sute">suit</reg>, but you Lucill are left, </l>
<l>Remaining <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me <reg orig="stedfast">steadfast</reg> as a tower </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> holy love, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> spite of fortunes <reg orig="blastes">blasts</reg>. </l>
<l>But if of any God my voice be heard, </l>
<l>And be not <reg orig="vainely">vainly</reg> <reg orig="scatt'red">scattered</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="heav'ns">heavens</reg>, </l>
<l>Such <reg orig="goodnes">goodness</reg> shall not <reg orig="glorilesse">gloryless</reg> be <reg orig="loste">lost</reg>. </l>
<l>But <reg orig="comming">coming</reg> ages still thereof shall <reg orig="boste">boast</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l>Men <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <reg orig="frendship">friendship</reg> ever should be one, </l>
<l>And never ought with fickle Fortune shake, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> still removes, nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, nor <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> the way, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> <reg orig="rowling">rolling</reg> <reg orig="bowle">bowl</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> one sure state <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="staie">stay</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Wherfore">Wherefore</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> ought as <reg orig="borrow'd">borrowed</reg> things receive </l>
<l>The goods light she lends <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> pay <reg orig="againe">again</reg>: </l>
<l>Not hold them sure, nor <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> them build <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> hopes </l>
<l>As <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> such goods as cannot <reg orig="faile">fail</reg>, and fall: </l>
<l>But <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg>, nothing is <reg orig="dureable">durable</reg>, </l>
<pb n="D5V"/> 
<l><reg orig="Vertue">Virtue</reg> except, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> never failing host: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> bearing <reg orig="faile">fail</reg> when <reg orig="favoring">favouring</reg> <reg orig="windes">winds</reg> do blow, </l>
<l>As frowning tempests may <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> least <reg orig="dismaie">dismay</reg> </l>
<l>When they <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> do fall: not over-glad </l>
<l>With good estate, nor <reg orig="over-griev'd">over-grieved</reg> with bad. </l>
<l part="I">Resist mishap.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Ant.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Alas! it is too strong.</l>
<l><reg orig="Mishappes">Mishaps</reg> oft times are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> some comfort borne: </l>
<l>But these, <reg orig="ay">aye</reg> me! whose weights <reg orig="oppresse">oppress</reg> my <reg orig="hart">heart</reg>, </l>
<l>Too <reg orig="heavie">heavy</reg> lie, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> hope can them relieve.</l>
<l>There rests <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> with <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> blade </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <reg orig="lingring">lingering</reg> death a <reg orig="hastie">hasty</reg> <reg orig="waie">way</reg> be made. </l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l>Cæsar, as <reg orig="heire">heir</reg> unto his fathers state. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> his Fathers <reg orig="goodnes">goodness</reg> imitate, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> you ward: <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> he <reg orig="know's">knows</reg> allied <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, </l>
<l>Allied <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="mariage">marriage</reg>, ruling equally </l>
<l><reg orig="Th'">The</reg> Empire with him, and with him making <reg orig="warre">war</reg> </l>
<l>Have <reg orig="purg'd">purged</reg> the earth of Cæsars murtherers. </l>
<l>You into portions parted have the world </l>
<l>Even <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> <reg orig="coheirs">co-heirs</reg> their heritages <reg orig="parte">part</reg>: </l>
<l>And now with one accord <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> </l>
<pb n="D6R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> quiet peace both have your charges <reg orig="rul'd">ruled</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Ant.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Bloud">Blood</reg> and alliance nothing do <reg orig="prevaile">prevail</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="coole">cool</reg> the thirst of <reg orig="hote">hot</reg> ambitious <reg orig="brests">breasts</reg>: </l>
<l>The <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>  his Father hardly can endure, </l>
<l>Brother his brother, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> one common <reg orig="Realme">Realm</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> fervent this desire <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="commaund">command</reg>: </l>
<l>Such <reg orig="jealousie">jealousy</reg> it kindleth <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> hearts,</l>
<l>Sooner <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> men permit another should </l>
<l>Love <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> they love, <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> the <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> they <reg orig="weare">wear</reg>.</l>
<l>All <reg orig="lawes">laws</reg> it <reg orig="breakes">breaks</reg>, <reg orig="turnes">turns</reg> all things <reg orig="upside downe">upsidedown</reg>: </l>
<l><reg orig="Amitie">Amity</reg>, kindred, <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> holy is </l>
<l>But it defiles. A <reg orig="monarchie">monarchy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg> </l>
<l>None cares <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> way, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> he may it <reg orig="obtaine">obtain</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l>Suppose he Monarch be and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> this world </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> more <reg orig="acknowledg">acknowledge</reg> sundry <reg orig="Emperours">Emperors</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> Rome him only <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> he <reg orig="joyne">join</reg> </l>
<l>The east with west, and both at once do rule: </l>
<l>Why should he not <reg orig="permitt">permit</reg> you <reg orig="peaceablie">peaceably</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Discharg'd">Discharged</reg> of charge and Empires <reg orig="dignitie">dignity</reg>, </l>
<l>Private <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> live reading Philosophy, </l>
<pb n="D6V"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> learned Greece, Spaine, Asia, any land?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l>Never <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> he his Empire <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="assur'de">assured</reg> </l>
<l>While <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this world Marke Antony shall live.</l>
<l><reg orig="Sleepeles">Sleepless</reg> Suspicion, Pale distrust, cold <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Alwaies">Always</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> princes <reg orig="companie">company</reg> do <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> </l>
<l>Bred of reports: reports <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> night and day </l>
<l><reg orig="Perpetuall">Perpetual</reg> guests from court go not away.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l>He hath not <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg> your brother Lucius, </l>
<l>Nor <reg orig="shortned">shortened</reg> hath the age of Lepidus, </l>
<l>Albeit both into his hands were <reg orig="falne">fallen</reg>, </l>
<l>And he with wrath against them both <reg orig="enflam'd">inflamed</reg>. </l>
<l>Yet one, as Lord <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> quiet rest doth <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>, </l>
<l>The greatest sway <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> great Iberia: </l>
<l>The other with his gentle Prince <reg orig="retaines">retains</reg> </l>
<l>Of highest Priest the sacred <reg orig="dignitie">dignity</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l>He <reg orig="feares">fears</reg> not them, their feeble force he <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l>He <reg orig="feares">fears</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="vanquisht">vanquished</reg> <reg orig="overfill'd">overfilled</reg> with woes.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l part="I">Fortune may <reg orig="chaunge">change</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>L.</speaker>
<l part="F">A down-cast foe </l>
<l>Can hardly rise, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> once is brought <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> low.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Ant.</speaker> 
<l>All <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> I can is <reg orig="donne">done</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> last assay </l>
<pb n="D7R"/> 
<l>(When all means <reg orig="fail'd">failed</reg>) I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> entreaty fell, </l>
<l>(Ah coward creature!) whence <reg orig="againe">again</reg> <reg orig="repulst">repulsed</reg> </l>
<l>Of <reg orig="combate">combat</reg> I unto him proffer made: </l>
<l>Though he <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> prime, and I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> feeble age </l>
<l>Mightily <reg orig="weakned">weakened</reg> both <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> force and skill. </l>
<l>Yet could not he his coward heart <reg orig="advaunce">advance</reg> </l>
<l>Basely <reg orig="affraide">afraid</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="trie">try</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="praisefull">praiseful</reg> <reg orig="chaunce">chance</reg>. </l>
<l>This makes me <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>, makes me <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> accuse, </l>
<l>Fortune <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="spitefull">spiteful</reg> force doth use </l>
<l><reg orig="'Gainst">Against</reg> my gray <reg orig="hayres">hairs</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this unhappy I </l>
<l>Repine at <reg orig="heav'ns">heavens</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="happes">haps</reg> <reg orig="pittiles">pitiless</reg>. </l>
<l>A man, a woman both <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> might and <reg orig="minde">mind</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> Mars his <reg orig="schole">school</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> never lesson <reg orig="learn'd">learned</reg>, </l>
<l>Should me repulse, chase, overthrow, destroy, </l>
<l>Me of such fame, bring <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> low an <reg orig="ebbe">ebb</reg>? </l>
<l>Alcides <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> from my infancy </l>
<l>With happy <reg orig="prowesse">prowess</reg> crowned have my praise </l>
<l><reg orig="Witnesse">Witness</reg> thou Gaule <reg orig="unus'd">unused</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> servile yoke, </l>
<l>Thou valiant Spaine, you fields of Thessalie </l>
<l>With millions of mourning cries <reg orig="bewail'd">bewailed</reg>, </l>
<pb n="D7V"/> 
<l><reg orig="Twise">Twice</reg> <reg orig="watred">watered</reg> now with <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> of Italie.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Witnes">Witness</reg> may Afrique, and of <reg orig="conquer'd">conquered</reg> world </l>
<l>All <reg orig="fower">four</reg> quarters witnesses may be. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> what part of earth inhabited, </l>
<l>Hungry of praise have you not <reg orig="ensignes">ensigns</reg> <reg orig="spred">spread</reg>?</l></sp><sp who="A"><speaker>Ant.</speaker> 
<l>Thou <reg orig="know'st">knowest</reg> rich Aegipt (Aegipt of my <reg orig="deedes">deeds</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Faire">Fair</reg> and <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> subject) Aegypt ah! thou <reg orig="know'st">knowest</reg> </l>
<l>How I <reg orig="behav'd">behaved</reg> me fighting <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thy <reg orig="kinge">king</reg>, </l>
<l>When I <reg orig="regainde">regained</reg> him his rebellious <reg orig="Realme">Realm</reg>: </l>
<l>Against his foes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="battaile">battle</reg> <reg orig="shewing">showing</reg> force, </l>
<l>And after fight <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> victory remorse.</l>
<l>Yet if <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bring my glory <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the ground, </l>
<l>Fortune had made me <reg orig="overthrowne">overthrown</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> one </l>
<l>Of greater force, of better skill <reg orig="then">than</reg> I: </l>
<l>One of those <reg orig="Captaines">Captains</reg> feared <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> of <reg orig="olde">old</reg>, </l>
<l>Camill, Marcellus, worthy Scipio, </l>
<l>This late great Cæsar, <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> state, </l>
<l>Or <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> great Pompei aged <reg orig="growne">grown</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>; </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> after harvest of a world of men </l>
<l>Made <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> a hundred <reg orig="battailes">battles</reg>, fights, assaults, </l>
<pb n="D8R"/> 
<l>My body <reg orig="thorow">through</reg> <reg orig="pearst">pierced</reg> with push of pike </l>
<l>Had vomited my <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> my life, </l>
    <l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="midd'st">midst</reg> of millions <reg orig="felowes">fellows</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my fall: </l>
<l>The <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> wrong, the <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> should my woe: </l>
<l>Nor she should <reg orig="paine">pain</reg>, nor I <reg orig="complaine">complain</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg>.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, <reg orig="wheras">whereas</reg> I should have died <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="vanquisht">vanquished</reg> oft new armies should have <reg orig="arm'd">armed</reg>, </l>
<l>New <reg orig="battailes">battles</reg> given, and rather lost with me </l>
<l>All this whole world submitted unto me: </l>
<l>A man <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> never saw enlaced pikes </l>
<l>With bristled points against his <reg orig="stomake">stomach</reg> bent, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="feares">fears</reg> the field, and hides him cowardly </l>
<l>Dead at the very noise the <reg orig="souldiors">soldiers</reg> make.</l>
<l>His <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg>, fraud, deceit, malicious guile, </l>
<l>His <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> the arts <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> false Ulisses <reg orig="us'de">used</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Knowne">Known</reg> at Modena, where the Consuls both </l>
<l>Death-wounded were, and wounded <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> his men </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> get their <reg orig="armie">army</reg>, war with it <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make </l>
<l>Against his faith, against his country <reg orig="soile">soil</reg>. </l>
<l>Of Lepidus, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his succours came, </l>
<pb n="D8V"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> he was <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> bound, </l>
<l>The Empire he <reg orig="usurpt">usurped</reg>: corrupting first </l>
<l>with <reg orig="baites">baits</reg> and bribes the most part of his men. </l>
<l>Yet me hath overcome, and made his pray, </l>
<l>And state of Rome, with me hath overcome.</l>
<l>Strange! one <reg orig="disordred">disordered</reg> act at Actium </l>
<l>The earth <reg orig="subdu'de">subdued</reg>, my glory hath <reg orig="obscur'd">obscured</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> since, as one <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> heavens wrath attaints, </l>
<l>With <reg orig="furie">fury</reg> caught, and more <reg orig="then">than</reg> furious </l>
<l><reg orig="Vex'd">Vexed</reg> with my <reg orig="evills">evils</reg>, I never more had care </l>
<l>My armies lost, or lost name <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="repaire">repair</reg>: </l>
<l part="I">I did <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more resist.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l part="F">all <reg orig="warres">wars</reg> <reg orig="affaires">affairs</reg>,</l>
<l>But <reg orig="battailes">battles</reg> most, <reg orig="dayly">daily</reg> have their <reg orig="successe">success</reg> </l>
<l>Now good, now ill: and though <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> fortune have </l>
<l>Great force and power <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> every worldly thing, </l>
<l>Rule all, do all, have all things fast <reg orig="enchaind">enchained</reg> </l>
<l>Unto the circle of <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> turning <reg orig="wheele">wheel</reg>: </l>
<l>Yet <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> it more <reg orig="then">than</reg> any practise else </l>
<l>She doth frequent Bellonas <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> trade: </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> favour, wavering as the wind, </l>
<pb n="E1R"/> 
<l><reg orig="Hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg></reg> greatest power therein doth <reg orig="oftnest">oftenest</reg> <reg orig="shewe">show</reg>. </l>
<l>Whence <reg orig="growes">grows</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="dailie">daily</reg> see, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their youth </l>
<l><reg orig="Gatt">Get</reg> <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <reg orig="ther">there</reg>, do <reg orig="loose">lose</reg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their age, </l>
<l><reg orig="Vanquisht">Vanquished</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> some <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> warlike <reg orig="then">than</reg> themselves: </l>
<l><reg orig="Whome">Whom</reg> yet a meaner man shall <reg orig="overthrowe">overthrow</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg></reg> use is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> lend <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> still <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="hande">hand</reg>, </l>
<l>But sometimes headlong <reg orig="backe">back</reg> <reg orig="a gaine">again</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="throwe">throw</reg>, </l>
<l>When <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="favor">favour</reg> she hath <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="extolld">extolled</reg> </l>
<l>Unto the <reg orig="topp">top</reg> of highest <reg orig="happines">happiness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Ant.</speaker> 
<l>well ought I curse within my grieved <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>, </l>
<l>Lamenting <reg orig="daie">day</reg> and night, this <reg orig="sencelesse">senseless</reg> love, </l>
<l>Whereby my <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="entising">enticing</reg> foe <reg orig="entrap'd">entrapped</reg> </l>
<l>My <reg orig="hedelesse">headless</reg> Reason, could <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more escape.</l>
<l>It was not fortunes ever <reg orig="chaunging">changing</reg> face: </l>
<l>It was not <reg orig="Destnies">Destinies</reg> <reg orig="chaungles">changeless</reg> violence </l>
<l><reg orig="Forg'd">Forged</reg> my mishap. Alas! <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> doth not know </l>
<l>They make, nor <reg orig="marre">mar</reg>, nor any thing can <reg orig="doe">do</reg>. </l>
<l>Fortune, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> men <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>, adore, detest, </l>
<l>Is but a <reg orig="chaunce">chance</reg> whose cause <reg orig="unknow'n">unknown</reg> doth rest.</l>
<l>Although oft times the cause is well <reg orig="perceiv'd">perceived</reg>,</l>
<pb n="E1V"/> 
<l>But not <reg orig="th'">the</reg> effect the same <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> was <reg orig="conceiv'd">conceived</reg>.</l>
<l>Pleasure, <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> else, the plague of this <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> life, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> life <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> still a thousand plagues pursue, </l>
<l>Alone hath me this strange <reg orig="disastre">disaster</reg> <reg orig="spunne">spun</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Falne">Fallen</reg> from a <reg orig="souldior">soldier</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> a chamberer, </l>
<l><reg orig="Careles">Careless</reg> of <reg orig="vertue">virtue</reg>, <reg orig="careles">careless</reg> of all praise. </l>
<l>Nay, as the fatted swine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> filthy mire </l>
<l>With glutted heart I wallowed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> delights, </l>
<l>All thoughts of <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <reg orig="troden">trodden</reg> under <reg orig="foote">foot</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> I me lost: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> finding this sweet <reg orig="cupp">cup</reg> </l>
<l>Pleasing my <reg orig="tast">taste</reg>, unwise I <reg orig="drunke">drunk</reg> my fill, </l>
<l>And through the <reg orig="sweetnes">sweetness</reg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> poisons power </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> steps I drave my former wits <reg orig="astraie">astray</reg>. </l>
<l>I made my <reg orig="frends">friends</reg>, offended me forsake, </l>
<l>I <reg orig="holpe">holp</reg> my foes against <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> rise. </l>
<l>I <reg orig="robd">robbed</reg> my subjects, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> followers </l>
<l>I saw <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> beset with flatterers. </l>
<l>Mine idle <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> wrought with spiders <reg orig="worke">work</reg>, </l>
<l>My <reg orig="scattred">scattered</reg> men without their <reg orig="ensignes">ensigns</reg> <reg orig="strai'd">strayed</reg>: </l>
<l>Cæsar <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> while <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> never would have <reg orig="dar'de">dared</reg> </l>
<pb n="E2R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> cope with me, me <reg orig="so dainely">suddenly</reg> <reg orig="despis'de">despised</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Tooke">Took</reg> <reg orig="hart">heart</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fight, and <reg orig="hop'de">hoped</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="victorie">victory</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> one <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> gone, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="glorie">glory</reg> had forgone.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Enchaunting">Enchanting</reg> pleasure Venus <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> delights </l>
<l>Weaken <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> bodies, over-cloud <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="sprights">spirits</reg>, </l>
<l>Trouble <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> reason, from <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> hearts out chase </l>
<l>All <reg orig="holie">holy</reg> vertues lodging <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="thir">their</reg> place: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> as the <reg orig="cunnig">cunning</reg> fisher takes the <reg orig="fishe">fish</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> traitor <reg orig="baite">bait</reg> whereby the <reg orig="hooke">hook</reg> is hid: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> Pleasure serves <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> vice <reg orig="in steede">instead</reg> of <reg orig="foode">food</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="baite">bait</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="soules">souls</reg> thereon too <reg orig="liquorishe">liquorish</reg>. </l>
<l>This poison deadly is alike <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all, </l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> great kings doth greatest outrage <reg orig="worke">work</reg>, </l>
<l>Taking the <reg orig="roiall">royal</reg> <reg orig="scepters">sceptres</reg> from their hands, </l>
<l>Thence forward <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> some stranger borne: </l>
<l>While <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> their people <reg orig="charg'd">charged</reg> with <reg orig="heavie">heavy</reg> <reg orig="loades">loads</reg> </l>
<l>Their <reg orig="flatt'rers">flatterers</reg> pill, and suck their mary <reg orig="drie">dry</reg>, </l>
<l>Not <reg orig="rul'd">ruled</reg> but left <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> great men as a pray, </l>
<l>While this <reg orig="fonde">fond</reg> Prince <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="pleasur's">pleasures</reg> drowns </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> hears <reg orig="nought">naught</reg>, sees <reg orig="noght">naught</reg>, doth <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> of a king</l>
<pb n="E2V"/> 
<l><reg orig="Seming">Seeming</reg> <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> against <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> <reg orig="conspirde">conspired</reg>. </l>
<l>Then <reg orig="equall">equal</reg> Justice <reg orig="wandreth">wandereth</reg> banished, </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> seat <reg orig="sitts">sits</reg> <reg orig="greedie">greedy</reg> <reg orig="Tyrannie">Tyranny</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Confus'd">Confused</reg> disorder troubleth all estates, </l>
<l>Crimes without <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> and outrages are done. </l>
<l>Then mutinous Rebellion <reg orig="shewes">shows</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> face, </l>
<l>Now hid with this, and now with <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> pretence, </l>
<l>Provoking <reg orig="enimies">enemies</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> each side </l>
<l>Enter at ease, and make them Lords of all.</l>
<l>The <reg orig="hurtfull">hurtful</reg> <reg orig="workes">works</reg> of pleasure here behold.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l>The <reg orig="wolfe">wolf</reg> is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="hurtfull">hurtful</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="folde">fold</reg>, </l>
<l>Frost <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the grapes, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> ripened <reg orig="frutes">fruits</reg> the <reg orig="raine">rain</reg>: </l>
<l>As pleasure is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> princes full of <reg orig="paine">pain</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l>There <reg orig="nedes">needs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="proofe">proof</reg>, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="th'">the</reg> Assirian <reg orig="kinge">king</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> whom <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> Monster <reg orig="woefull">woeful</reg> wrack did bring.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker> 
<l>There <reg orig="nedes">needs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="proofe">proof</reg>, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="unhappie">unhappy</reg> I, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> lost my empire, <reg orig="honor">honour</reg>, life thereby,</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Lu.</speaker> 
<l>Yet hath this ill <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much the greater force, </l>
<l>As scarcely any do against it stand: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg> not the <reg orig="Demy-gods">Demigods</reg> the <reg orig="olde">old</reg> world knew, </l>
<pb n="E3R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> all <reg orig="subdu'de">subdued</reg>, could Pleasures power subdue.</l>
<l>Great Hercules, Hercules once <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> was </l>
<l>Wonder of earth and heaven, <reg orig="matchles">matchless</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> might, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> Anteus, Lycus, Geryon overcame, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> drew from hell the triple-headed <reg orig="dogg">dog</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> Hydra <reg orig="kill'd">killed</reg>, <reg orig="vanquishd">vanquished</reg> Achelous, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> heavens weight <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his strong shoulders bare: </l>
<l>Did he not under Pleasures burthen bow? </l>
<l>Did he not Captive <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this passion <reg orig="yelde">yield</reg>, </l>
<l>When <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> his Captive, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> he was <reg orig="inflam'd">inflamed</reg>, </l>
<l>As now <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Cleopatra <reg orig="burne">burn</reg>? </l>
<l>Slept <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="lapp">lap</reg>, <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg> <reg orig="kist">kissed</reg> and <reg orig="kiste">kissed</reg>, </l>
<l>With base <reg orig="unseemely">unseemly</reg> service bought <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> love, </l>
<l>Spinning at <reg orig="distasse">distaff</reg>, and with sinewy hand </l>
<l>Winding <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> spindles <reg orig="threde">thread</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="maides">maids</reg> attire? </l>
<l>His <reg orig="conqu'ring">conquering</reg> <reg orig="clubbe">club</reg> at rest <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="wal">wall</reg> did hang: </l>
<l>His bow <reg orig="unstringd">unstringed</reg> he bent not as he <reg orig="us'de">used</reg>: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg> his shafts the weaving spiders <reg orig="spunne">spun</reg>: </l>
<l>And his hard <reg orig="cloake">cloak</reg> the fretting <reg orig="mothes">moths</reg> did pierce. </l>
<l>The monsters free and <reg orig="fearles">fearless</reg> all the time</l>
<pb n="E3V"/> 
<l>Throughout the world the people did torment. </l>
<l>And more and more <reg orig="encreasing">increasing</reg> <reg orig="daie">day</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="daie">day</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Scorn'd">Scorned</reg> his <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> heart become a <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> play.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>An.</speaker>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="onely">only</reg> this <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> Hercules am I, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this I prove me of his <reg orig="lignage">lineage</reg> right: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>, his <reg orig="deedes">deeds</reg> I <reg orig="shew">show</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> this, <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> else, my ancestor he is.</l>
<l>But <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg>: die I must, and with brave end </l>
<l>Conclusion make of all foregoing <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg>: </l>
<l>Die, die I must: I must a noble death, </l>
<l>A glorious death unto my succour call: </l>
<l>I must deface the shame of time <reg orig="abus'd">abused</reg>, </l>
<l>I must <reg orig="adorne">adorn</reg> the wanton loves I <reg orig="us'de">used</reg>, </l>
<l>With some <reg orig="couragious">courageous</reg> act: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> my last day </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> hand my spots may wash away.</l>
<l>Come <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> Lucill: alas! why <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg> you thus! </l>
<l>This <reg orig="mortall">mortal</reg> lot is common <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> all. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> must all die, each doth <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> homage owe </l>
<l>Unto <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> God <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="shar'd">shared</reg> the <reg orig="Realmes">Realms</reg> <reg orig="belowe">below</reg>. </l>
<l>Ah sigh <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more: alas! <reg orig="appeace">appease</reg> your woes, </l>
<pb n="E4R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your <reg orig="greife">grief</reg> my <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> more eager <reg orig="growes">grows</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker>Chorus.</speaker> 
<l>Alas, with what tormenting fire. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Us</seg> <reg orig="martireth">martyreth</reg> this blind desire </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> stay <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> life from <reg orig="flieng">flying</reg>! </l>
<l>How <reg orig="ceasleslie">ceaselessly</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> minds doth rack, </l>
<l>How <reg orig="heavie">heavy</reg> lies <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> back </l>
<l>This dastard <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> of <reg orig="dieng">dieing</reg>! </l>
<l>Death rather <reg orig="healthfull">healthful</reg> succour gives, </l>
<l>Death rather all <reg orig="mishapps">mishaps</reg> relieves </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> life <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> throweth: </l>
<l>And ever <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> death unclose </l>
<l>The <reg orig="dore">door</reg> whereby from <reg orig="curelesse">cureless</reg> woes </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> weary <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> out goeth. </l>
<l>What <reg orig="Goddesse">Goddess</reg> else more <reg orig="milde">mild</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> she </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="burie">bury</reg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="paine">pain</reg> can be, </l>
<l>What <reg orig="remedie">remedy</reg> more pleasing?</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> pained hearts when <reg orig="dolor">dolour</reg> stings, </l>
<pb n="E4V"/> 
<l>And nothing rest, or respite brings, </l>
<l>What help have <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> more easing? </l>
<l>Hope <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> doth comfort give, </l>
<l>And doth <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> fainting <reg orig="harts">hearts</reg> revive, </l>
<l>Hath not such force <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> anguish: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> promising a <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> <reg orig="reliefe">relief</reg> </l>
<l>She oft <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="failes">fails</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> midst of <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg>, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="helples">helpless</reg> lets <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> languish. </l>
<l>But Death <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> call <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> at <reg orig="neede">need</reg> </l>
<l>Doth never with <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> semblant seed, </l>
<l>But when them sorrow paineth, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> <reg orig="riddes">rids</reg> their <reg orig="soules">souls</reg> of all <reg orig="distresse">distress</reg> </l>
<l>Whose <reg orig="heavie">heavy</reg> weight did them <reg orig="oppresse">oppress</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> not one <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> remaineth. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="feareles">fearless</reg> and with courage <reg orig="bolde">bold</reg> </l>
<l>Can Acherons black face behold, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="muddie">muddy</reg> water beareth: </l>
<l>And crossing over <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the way </l>
<l>Is not <reg orig="amaz'd">amazed</reg> at Perruque gray </l>
<l><reg orig="Olde">Old</reg> rusty Charon weareth? </l>
<pb n="E5R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="voide">void</reg> of dread can <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> </l>
<l>The <reg orig="dreadfull">dreadful</reg> shades <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> Rome alone, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <reg orig="bankes">banks</reg> where found <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> voices: </l>
<l><reg orig="Whome">Whom</reg> with <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> fire-brands and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> Snakes </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> whit <reg orig="afraide">afraid</reg> Alecto makes, </l>
<l>Nor triple-barking noises: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> freely can <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> dispose </l>
<l>Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> last <reg orig="hower">hour</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> all must close, </l>
<l>And leave this life at pleasure: </l>
<l>This noble <reg orig="freedome">freedom</reg> more <reg orig="esteemes">esteems</reg>, </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his heart more precious <reg orig="deemes">deems</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> and <reg orig="kinglie">kingly</reg> treasure, </l>
<l>The waves <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> Boreas blasts <reg orig="turmoile">turmoil</reg> </l>
<l>And cause with foaming <reg orig="furie">fury</reg> <reg orig="boile">boil</reg>, </l>
<l>Make not his heart <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> tremble: </l>
<l>Nor brutish <reg orig="broile">broil</reg>, when with strong head </l>
<l>A <reg orig="rebell">rebel</reg> people madly <reg orig="ledde">led</reg> </l>
<l>Against their Lords assemble: </l>
<l>Nor <reg orig="fearefull">fearful</reg> face of <reg orig="Tirant">Tyrant</reg> wood, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> breaths but threats, <reg orig="&">and</reg> drinks but <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, </l>
<pb n="E5V"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, nor the hand <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> thunder, </l>
<l>The hand of Jove <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> thunder <reg orig="beares">bears</reg>, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="ribbs">ribs</reg> of rocks <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> sunder <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Teares">Tears</reg> mountains sides <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> sunder: </l>
<l>Nor <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> Marses butchering bands, </l>
<l>Whose lightnings desert <reg orig="laie">lay</reg> the lands </l>
<l><reg orig="Whome">Whom</reg> <reg orig="dustie">dusty</reg> <reg orig="cloudes">clouds</reg> do cover: </l>
<l>From of whose armour <reg orig="sun-beames">sun-beams</reg> <reg orig="flie">fly</reg>, </l>
<l>And under them make quaking lie </l>
<l>The <reg orig="plaines">plains</reg> <reg orig="wheron">whereon</reg> they hover: </l>
<l>Nor yet the <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> <reg orig="murth'ing">murthering</reg> blade </l>
<l><reg orig="Warme">Warm</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="moistie">moisty</reg> bowels made </l>
<l>Of people pell mell <reg orig="dieng">dieing</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> some great <reg orig="Cittie">City</reg> put <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> sack </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> savage <reg orig="Tirant">Tyrant</reg> brought <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> wrack, </l>
<l>At his <reg orig="colde">cold</reg> <reg orig="mercie">mercy</reg> <reg orig="lieng">lying</reg>. </l>
<l>How abject him, how base <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> I, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> wanting courage can not <reg orig="dye">die</reg> </l>
<l>When need him thereto calleth? </l>
<l>From <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> the dagger <reg orig="drawne">drawn</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> kill </l>
<pb n="E6R"/> 
<l>The <reg orig="cureles">cureless</reg> <reg orig="griefes">griefs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> <reg orig="vexe">vex</reg> him still </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> and <reg orig="faintnes">faintness</reg> falleth? </l>
<l>O Antony with thy <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> mate </l>
<l>Both <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> misfortunes fortunate! </l>
<l>Whose thoughts <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death aspiring </l>
<l>Shall you protect from victors rage, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> each side doth you encage, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> triumph much desiring. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> Cæsar may you not offend </l>
<l><reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> else but death can you defend, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> his <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> force derideth. </l>
<l>And all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this round earth <reg orig="containd">contained</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Powr'les">Powerless</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> them <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> once <reg orig="enchaind">enchained</reg> </l>
<l>Avernus prison hideth: </l>
<l>Where great Psammetiques ghost doth rest, </l>
<l>Not with <reg orig="infernall">infernal</reg> <reg orig="paine">pain</reg> <reg orig="possest">possessed</reg>, </l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> fields detained: </l>
<l>And <reg orig="olde">old</reg> Amasis <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> likewise, </l>
<l>And all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> famous Ptolomies </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> <reg orig="whilome">whilom</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="raigned">reigned</reg>.</l></sp></div1>
<pb n="E6V"/> 
<div1 type="act" n="4">
<head>Act. 4</head>
<stage>Cæsar. Agrippa. Dircetus. The Messenger.</stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæsar.</speaker> 
<l>You ever-living Gods <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> all things <reg orig="holde">hold</reg> </l>
<l>Within the power of your <reg orig="celestiall">celestial</reg> hands, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> <reg orig="heate">heat</reg>, <reg orig="colde">cold</reg>, the thunder, and the wind, </l>
<l>The properties of <reg orig="enterchaunging">interchanging</reg> <reg orig="mon'ths">months</reg> </l>
<l>Their course and being have; <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> do set <reg orig="downe">down</reg> </l>
<l>Of Empires <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> your <reg orig="destinied">destined</reg> decree </l>
<l>The force, age, time, and subject <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="chaunge">change</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Chaunge">Change</reg> all, reserving nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> one state: </l>
<l>You have <reg orig="advaunst">advanced</reg>, as high as <reg orig="thundring">thundering</reg> <reg orig="heav'n">heaven</reg> </l>
<l>The Romaines <reg orig="greatnes">greatness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Bellonas might: </l>
<l><reg orig="Maistring">Mastering</reg> the world with <reg orig="fearefull">fearful</reg> violence, </l>
<l>Making the world <reg orig="widdow">widow</reg> of <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg>. </l>
<l>Yet at this day this proud exalted Rome </l>
<pb n="E7R"/> 
<l><reg orig="Despoil'd">Despoiled</reg>, <reg orig="captiv'd">captived</reg>, at one <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg> doth bend: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> Empire mine, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> life is <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my hand, </l>
<l>As Monarch I both world and Rome <reg orig="commaund">command</reg>; </l>
<l>Do all, can all; <reg orig="foorth">forth</reg> my <reg orig="command'ment">commandment</reg> cast </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Like</seg> <reg orig="thundring">thundering</reg> fire from one <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> other Pole </l>
<l><reg orig="Equall">Equal</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Jove: bestowing <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my word </l>
<l><reg orig="Happs">Haps</reg> and <reg orig="mishappes">mishaps</reg>, as Fortunes King and Lord.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> <reg orig="towne">town</reg> there is, but <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> my Image <reg orig="settes">sets</reg>, </l>
<l>But sacrifice <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> me doth <reg orig="dayly">daily</reg> make: </l>
<l>Whither where Phoebus <reg orig="joyne">join</reg> his mourning <reg orig="steedes">steeds</reg>, </l>
<l>Or where the night them weary <reg orig="entertaines">entertains</reg>, </l>
<l>Or where the heat the Garamants doth scorch, </l>
<l>Or where the <reg orig="colde">cold</reg> from Boreas breast is <reg orig="blowne">blown</reg>: </l>
<l>All Cæsar do both awe and <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>, </l>
<l>And crowned Kings his <reg orig="verie">very</reg> name doth <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>.</l>
<l>Antony <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> it well, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> not one </l>
<l>Of all the Princes all this earth do rule, </l>
<l><reg orig="Armes">Arms</reg> against me: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> all redoubt the power </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="heav'nly">heavenly</reg> powers <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> earth have made me <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>.</l>
<l>Antony, he <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> man with fire <reg orig="inflam'de">inflamed</reg> </l>
<pb n="E7V"/> 
<l>A <reg orig="womans">woman's</reg> beauties kindled <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his heart. </l>
<l>Rose against me, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> longer could not <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> </l>
<l>My sisters wrong he did <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> ill <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg>: </l>
<l><reg orig="Seing">Seeing</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> left while <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> his <reg orig="leud">lewd</reg> delights </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> husband with his Cleopatre <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> Alexandria, where both nights and <reg orig="daies">days</reg> </l>
<l>Their time they <reg orig="pass'd">passed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> but loves and <reg orig="plaies">plays</reg>.</l>
<l>All Asias forces into one he <reg orig="drewe">drew</reg>, </l>
<l>And forth he set <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the <reg orig="azur'd">azured</reg> waves </l>
<l>A thousand and a thousand <reg orig="Shipps">Ships</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="fill'd">filled</reg> </l>
<l>With <reg orig="Souldiors">Soldiers</reg>, pikes, with targets, <reg orig="arrowes">arrows</reg>, darts, </l>
<l>Made Neptune quake, and all the <reg orig="watry">watery</reg> troupes </l>
<l>Of Glanques, and Tritons <reg orig="lodg'd">lodged</reg> at Actium, </l>
<l>But <reg orig="mightie">mighty</reg> Gods, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> still the force withstand </l>
<l>Of him, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="causles">causeless</reg> doth another wrong, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> moments space <reg orig="redus'd">reduced</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> </l>
<l>All <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> proud power <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> Sea or land he brought.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Agr.</speaker> 
<l>Presumptuous pride of <reg orig="heigh">high</reg> and <reg orig="hawtie">haughty</reg> sprite, </l>
<l>Voluptuous care of fond and foolish love, </l>
<l>Have justly wrought his wrack: <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> thought he <reg orig="helde">held</reg> </l>
<pb n="E8R"/> 
<l>(<seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> overweening) Fortune <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his hand. </l>
<l>Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> he made <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> count, but as <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> play, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> <reg orig="feareles">fearless</reg> came <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> forces <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> assay.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> sometimes fell <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="Sonnes">Sons</reg> of mother earth, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="crawl'd">crawled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="heav'n">heaven</reg> <reg orig="warre">war</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the God <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make, </l>
<l>Olymp <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Pelion, Ossa <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Olymp, </l>
<l>Pindus <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Ossa loading <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> degrees: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">That</seg> at hand strokes with <reg orig="mightie">mighty</reg> <reg orig="clubbes">clubs</reg> the might </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <reg orig="mossie">mossy</reg> rocks the Gods make tumble <reg orig="downe">down</reg>: </l>
<l>When <reg orig="mightie">mighty</reg> Jove with burning anger <reg orig="chas'd">chased</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Disbraind">Disbrained</reg> with him Gyges and Briareus, </l>
<l>Blunting his darts <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> their <reg orig="brused">bruised</reg> bones.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> one thing the Gods can <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> abide </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="deedes">deeds</reg> of men, <reg orig="then">than</reg> Arrogance and pride. </l>
<l>And still the proud, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> too much takes <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hand, </l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="fowlest">foulest</reg> fall, where best he <reg orig="thinkes">thinks</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> stand.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæs.</speaker> 
<l>Right as some <reg orig="Pallace">Palace</reg>, or some stately tower, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="over-lookes">over-looks</reg> the neighbour buildings round </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> scorning wise, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="starres">stars</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <reg orig="growes">grows</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> short time his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> weight <reg orig="overthrowes">overthrows</reg>.</l>
<pb n="E8V"/> 
<l>What monstrous pride, nay what <reg orig="impietie">impiety</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Incenst">Incensed</reg> him onward <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Gods disgrace? </l>
<l>When his two children, Cleopatras <reg orig="bratts">brats</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> Phoebe and <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> brother he <reg orig="compar'd">compared</reg>, </l>
<l>Latonas race, causing them <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be <reg orig="call'd">called</reg> </l>
<l>The <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg> and <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg>? Is not this <reg orig="follie">folly</reg> right </l>
<l>And is not this the Gods <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make his foes? </l>
<l>And is not this <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="worke">work</reg> his woes?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Agr.</speaker>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">like</seg> proud sort he <reg orig="caus'd">caused</reg> his <reg orig="hed">head</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> leese </l>
<l>The Jewish king Antigonus, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> have </l>
<l>His <reg orig="Realme">Realm</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="balme">balm</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> Cleopatra <reg orig="lov'd">loved</reg>, </l>
<l>As though <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him he had some treason <reg orig="prov'd">proved</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæs.</speaker> 
<l>Lidia <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, and Siria he gave, </l>
<l>Cyprus of <reg orig="golde">gold</reg>, Arabia rich of <reg orig="smelles">smells</reg>: </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> his children more Cilicia, </l>
<l><reg orig="Parth's">Parths</reg>, Medes, Armenia, Phoenicia: </l>
<l>The kings of kings <reg orig="proclaming">proclaiming</reg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> word, as <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> a sound decree.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Agr.</speaker> 
<l>What? Robbing his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> country of <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> due </l>
<l><reg orig="Triumph'd">Triumphed</reg> he not <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> Alexandria, </l>
<pb n="F1R"/> 
<l>Of Artabasus the Armenian King, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="yeelded">yielded</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his <reg orig="perjur'd">perjured</reg> word <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæs.</speaker>
<l>Nay, never Rome more injuries <reg orig="receiv'd">received</reg>, </l>
<l>Since thou, <reg orig="ô">o</reg> Romulus, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> flight of birds </l>
<l>With happy hand the Romain <reg orig="walles">walls</reg> <reg orig="did'st">didst</reg> build, </l>
<l>Then Antonyes fond loves <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> it hath done. </l>
<l>Nor ever <reg orig="warre">war</reg> more <reg orig="holie">holy</reg>, nor more just, </l>
<l>Nor undertaken with more hard constraint, </l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> is this <reg orig="warre">war</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> were it not, <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> state </l>
<l>Within small time all <reg orig="dignitie">dignity</reg> should <reg orig="loose">lose</reg>: </l>
<l>Though I lament (thou <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg> my <reg orig="witnes">witness</reg> art, </l>
<l>And thou great Jove) <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> it <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> deadly proves: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> Romaine <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> should <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> such <reg orig="plentie">plenty</reg> <reg orig="flowe">flow</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Watring">Watering</reg> the fields and pastures where <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> go. </l>
<l>What Carthage <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="olde">old</reg> hatred obstinate, </l>
<l>What Gaule still barking at <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> rising state, </l>
<l>What <reg orig="rebell">rebel</reg> Samnite, what fierce Phyrrhus power, </l>
<l>What <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> Mithridate, what Parth hath wrought </l>
<l>Such woe <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Rome? whose common wealth he had, </l>
<l>(Had he <reg orig="bene">been</reg> victor) into Egypt brought.</l></sp>
<pb n="F1V"/> 
<sp who="I"><speaker>Agr.</speaker> 
<l>Surely the Gods, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> have this <reg orig="cittie">city</reg> built </l>
<l>Steadfast <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> stand as long as time endures, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> the <reg orig="Capitoll">Capitol</reg>, of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> take care, </l>
<l>And care <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> take of those shall after come, </l>
<l>Have made you victor, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> you might <reg orig="redresse">redress</reg> </l>
<l>Their <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <reg orig="growne">grown</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> passed <reg orig="mischieves">mischiefs</reg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæs.</speaker> 
<l>The <reg orig="seelie">seely</reg> man when all the Greekish Sea </l>
<l>His <reg orig="fleete">fleet</reg> had hid, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hope me sure <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="drowne">drown</reg>, </l>
<l>Me <reg orig="battaile">battle</reg> gave: where fortune <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="stede">stead</reg>, </l>
<l>Repulsing him his forces <reg orig="disaraied">disarrayed</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Himselfe">himself</reg> <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> flight, <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> as his love he saw </l>
<l>All <reg orig="wanne">wan</reg> through <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> with full <reg orig="sailes">sails</reg> <reg orig="flie">fly</reg> away. </l>
<l>His men, though lost, <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> none did now direct, </l>
<l>With courage fought fast grappled <reg orig="shipp">ship</reg> with <reg orig="shipp">ship</reg>, </l>
<l>Charging, resisting, as their <reg orig="oares">oars</reg> would serve, </l>
<l>With darts, with swords, with pikes, with fiery flames. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> the <reg orig="darkned">darkened</reg> night <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="starrie">starry</reg> <reg orig="vaile">vail</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">Upon</seg> the <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> sea had <reg orig="over-spred">over-spread</reg>, </l>
<l>Whilst yet they held: and hardly, hardly then </l>
<l>They fell <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="flieng">flying</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> the <reg orig="wavie">wavy</reg> <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>, </l>
<pb n="F2R"/> 
<l>All full of <reg orig="soldiors">soldiers</reg> <reg orig="overwhelm'd">overwhelmed</reg> with waves. </l>
<l>The <reg orig="aire">air</reg> throughout with cries <reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="grones">groans</reg> did sound: </l>
<l>The sea did blush with <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>: the neighbour shores </l>
<l><reg orig="Groned">Groaned</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg> they with <reg orig="shipwracks">shipwrecks</reg> <reg orig="pestred">pestered</reg> were, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="floting">floating</reg> bodies left <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> pleasing <reg orig="foode">food</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> birds, and beasts, and fishes of the sea, </l>
<l part="I">You know it well Agrippa.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker>
  <l part="F"><reg orig="Mete">Meet</reg> it was</l>
<l>The Romain Empire <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> should ruled be, </l>
<l>As <reg orig="heav'n">heaven</reg> is <reg orig="rul'd">ruled</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> turning over <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>, </l>
<l>All under things <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> his example <reg orig="turnes">turns</reg>. </l>
<l>Now as of <reg orig="heav'n">heaven</reg> one <reg orig="onely">only</reg> Lord <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> know: </l>
<l>One <reg orig="onely">only</reg> Lord should rule this earth below.</l>
<l>When one <reg orig="selfe">self</reg> <reg orig="pow're">power</reg> is common made <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> two </l>
<l>Their duties they nor suffer <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, nor <reg orig="doe">do</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="quarell">quarrel</reg> still, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> doubt, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> hate, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>; </l>
<l><reg orig="Meane while">Meanwhile</reg> the people all the smart do <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæs.</speaker>
<l>Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the end none, while my <reg orig="daies">days</reg> endure, </l>
<l>Seeking <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> raise <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> may succours find, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> must with <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> marke this <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> victory, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> just example <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> all <reg orig="memorie">memory</reg></l>
<pb n="F2V"/> 
<l>Murther <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> must, until not one <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> leave, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> may hereafter <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> of rest bereave.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>Marke it with murthers? <seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> of <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> can <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">like</seg> </l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l>Murthers must use, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> doth assurance <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>Assurance call you enemies <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l>I make <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> such, but such away I take.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>Nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much as rigour doth displease.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l>Nothing <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> much doth make me live at ease.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>What ease <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> feared is of all?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l>Feared <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be, and see his foes <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fall.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>Commonly <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> doth <reg orig="brede">breed</reg> and nourish hate.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l>Hate without <reg orig="pow'r">power</reg> comes commonly too late.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>A feared Prince hath oft his death <reg orig="desir'd">desired</reg></l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l>A Prince not <reg orig="fear'd">feared</reg> hath oft his wrong <reg orig="conspir'd">conspired</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> guard <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> sure, nor forte <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> strong doth prove.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">No</seg> such defence, as is the peoples love.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> more unsure more weak, more <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">like</seg> the <reg orig="winde">wind</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> Peoples favour still <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> change <reg orig="enclinde">inclined</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>Good Gods! what love <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="gratious">gracious</reg> prince men <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>!</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l>What <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the Prince <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> is severe!</l></sp>
<pb n="F3R"/> 
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> more divine <reg orig="then">than</reg> is <reg orig="Benigntie">Benignity</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l><reg orig="Nought">Naught</reg> likes the Gods as doth Severity.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l part="I">Gods all forgive.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l part="F"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> faults they <reg orig="paines">pains</reg> do lay.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l part="I">And give their goods.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>C.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Oft times they <reg orig="tak">take</reg> away</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>They <reg orig="wreake">wreak</reg> them not, <reg orig="ô">o</reg> Cæsar, at each time </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="sinnes">sins</reg> they are <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> wrath <reg orig="provok'd">provoked</reg>. </l>
<l>Neither must you (<reg orig="beleeve">believe</reg>, I <reg orig="humblie">humbly</reg> <reg orig="praie">pray</reg>) </l>
<l>Your <reg orig="victorie">victory</reg> with <reg orig="crueltie">cruelty</reg> defile. </l>
<l>The Gods it gave, it must not be <reg orig="abus'd">abused</reg>, </l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the good of all men <reg orig="mildely">mildly</reg> <reg orig="us'd">used</reg>, </l>
<l>And they <reg orig="bethank'd">bethanked</reg>: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> having <reg orig="giv'n">given</reg> you grace </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="raigne">reign</reg> alone, and rule this earthly <reg orig="masse">mass</reg>, </l>
<l>They may hence-forward hold it still <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> rest, </l>
<l>All scattered power united <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> one <reg orig="brest">breast</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l>But what is he <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <reg orig="breathles">breathless</reg> comes <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> fast, </l>
<l><reg orig="Approching">Approaching</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>, and going <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> such <reg orig="hast">haste</reg>?</l></sp><sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>He <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> <reg orig="affraid">afraid</reg>: and under his <reg orig="arme">arm</reg> I </l>
<l>(But much I <reg orig="erre">err</reg>) a <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> sword <reg orig="espie">espy</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l>I long <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> understand what it may be.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>He hither comes: <reg orig="it's">it is</reg> best <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> stay and see.</l></sp>
<pb n="F3V"/> 
<sp who="L"><speaker>Dirce.</speaker>
<l>What good God now my voice <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="reenforce">reinforce</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> tell I may <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> rocks, and <reg orig="hilles">hills</reg>, and woods, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> waves of sea, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> dash <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the shore, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> earth, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> heaven, the <reg orig="woefull">woeful</reg> <reg orig="newes">news</reg> I bring?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>A.</speaker> 
<l>What <reg orig="so daine">sudden</reg> chance thee towards <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> hath <reg orig="broght">brought</reg></l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker>Dir.</speaker> 
<l>A lamentable chance. O wrath of <reg orig="heav'ns">heavens</reg>! </l>
<l part="I">O Gods too <reg orig="pittiles">pitiless</reg>!</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæs.</speaker> 
<l part="F">What monstrous hap</l>
<l part="I">Wilt thou recount?</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker>Dir.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Alas too hard mishap!</l>
<l>When I but <reg orig="dreame">dream</reg> of what mine <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> beheld, </l>
<l>My <reg orig="hart">heart</reg> doth freeze, my <reg orig="limmes">limbs</reg> do quivering quake, </l>
<l>I <reg orig="senceles">senseless</reg> stand, my <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> with tempest <reg orig="tost">tossed</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Killes">Kills</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my <reg orig="throte">throat</reg> my words, <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> fully borne. </l>
<l>Dead, dead he is: be sure of what I say, </l>
<l>This murthering sword hath made the man away.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæs.</speaker> 
<l>Alas my heart doth cleave, <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg> me <reg orig="rackes">racks</reg>, </l>
<l>My <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> doth pant <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> this <reg orig="dolefull">doleful</reg> tale. </l>
<l>Is Antony then dead? <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> death, alas! </l>
<l>I am the cause <reg orig="despaire">despair</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> <reg orig="compelld">compelled</reg>. </l>
<l>But <reg orig="soldior">soldier</reg> of his death the manner <reg orig="showe">show</reg>, </l>
<l>And how he did this living light <reg orig="forgoe">forgo</reg>.</l></sp>
<pb n="F4R"/> 
<sp who="L"><speaker>Dir.</speaker> 
<l>When Antony <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> hope remaining saw </l>
<l>How <reg orig="warre">war</reg> he might, or how agreement make, </l>
<l>Saw him <reg orig="betraid">betrayed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> all his men of <reg orig="warre">war</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> every fight as well <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> sea, as land; </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> not content <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> their foes </l>
<l>They also came against <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fight: </l>
<l>Alone <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> court he gan <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> torment, </l>
<l>Accuse the <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>, <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> of <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> lament, </l>
<l><reg orig="Call'd">Called</reg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></reg> untrue and <reg orig="traitresse">traitress</reg>, as <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> sought </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> she could <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more defend: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> sake he bare, </l>
<l>As <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his <reg orig="blisfull">blissful</reg> state, she might not share.</l>
<l>But she <reg orig="againe">again</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> much his fury <reg orig="fear'd">feared</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Gat">Got</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="tombes">tombs</reg>, <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> horrors dwelling place: </l>
<l>Made lock the <reg orig="doores">doors</reg>, and pull the hearses <reg orig="downe">down</reg>. </l>
<l>Then fell she wretched, with <reg orig="hir selfe">herself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> fight. </l>
<l>A thousand plaints, a thousand <reg orig="sobbes">sobs</reg> she cast </l>
<l>From <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the bones was <reg orig="torne">torn</reg>. </l>
<l>Of women <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></reg> the most unhappy <reg orig="call'd">called</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> love, <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="woefull">woeful</reg> love, had lost </l>
<pb n="F4V"/> 
<l><reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="realme">realm</reg>, <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> life, and more the love of him, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> while he was, was all <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> woes support. </l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she <reg orig="faultles">faultless</reg> was she did invoke </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <reg orig="witnes">witness</reg> <reg orig="heav'n">heaven</reg>, and <reg orig="aire">air</reg>, and earth, and sea. </l>
<l>Then sent him word, she was <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more alive, </l>
<l>But lay <reg orig="inclosed">enclosed</reg> dead within <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg>. </l>
<l>This he <reg orig="beleev'd">believed</reg>; and fell <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> sigh and <reg orig="grone">groan</reg>, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="crost">crossed</reg> his <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>, then thus began <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="mone">moan</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>C.</speaker> 
<l part="I"><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> <reg orig="hopeles">hopeless</reg> man!</l></sp>
<sp who="L"><speaker>D.</speaker> 
<l part="F">What dost thou more attend</l>
<l>Ah Antony why dost thou death <reg orig="deferre">defer</reg>. </l>
<l>Since Fortune thy professed <reg orig="enimie">enemy</reg>, </l>
<l>Hath made <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> die, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> only made thee live? </l>
<l><reg orig="Sone">Soon</reg> as with <reg orig="sighes">sighs</reg> <reg orig="hee">he</reg> had these words <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <reg orig="clos'd">closed</reg>, </l>
<l>His <reg orig="armor">armour</reg> he <reg orig="unlaste">unlaced</reg> and cast it off, </l>
<l>Then all <reg orig="disarm'd">disarmed</reg> he thus <reg orig="againe">again</reg> did say: </l>
<l>My <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>, my heart, the <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> now I feele. </l>
<l>Is not <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I your <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>, my <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>, do <reg orig="loose">lose</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg> one <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg> shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="conjoyne">conjoin</reg>: </l>
<l>I grieve, <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> men <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> valorous did <reg orig="deeme">deem</reg>, </l>
<l>Should now, <reg orig="then">than</reg> you, of lesser <reg orig="valor">valour</reg> <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg>.</l>
<pb n="F5R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> said, forthwith he Eros <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> him <reg orig="call'd">called</reg>, </l>
<l>Eros his man; <reg orig="summond">summoned</reg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> his faith </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> kill him at his <reg orig="nede">need</reg>. He <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> the sword, </l>
<l>And at <seg type="homograph" subtype="demonstrative">that</seg> instant <reg orig="stab'd">stabbed</reg> <reg orig="therwith">therewith</reg> his breast, </l>
<l>And ending life fell dead before his <reg orig="feete">feet</reg>. </l>
<l>O Eros <reg orig="thankes">thanks</reg> (quoth Antony) <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">for</seg> this </l>
<l>Most noble <reg orig="acte">act</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="pow'rles">powerless</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> kill, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> thee hast done, what I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg> should do.</l>
<l>Of speaking thus he <reg orig="scarsce">scarce</reg> had made an end, </l>
<l>And taken <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> the <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> sword from ground, </l>
<l>But he his <reg orig="bodie">body</reg> <reg orig="piers'd">pierced</reg>; and of red <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> </l>
<l>A gushing <reg orig="fountaine">fountain</reg> all the chamber <reg orig="fill'd">filled</reg>. </l>
<l>He <reg orig="staggred">staggered</reg> at the blow, his face grew pale, </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> a <reg orig="couche">couch</reg> all feeble <reg orig="downe">down</reg> he fell, </l>
<l>Sounding with anguish: deadly cold him <reg orig="tooke">took</reg>, </l>
<l>As if his <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> had then his lodging left </l>
<l>But he <reg orig="reviv'd">revived</reg>, and marking all <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> </l>
<l>Bathed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>, and how <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> breasts <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="beate">beat</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg>, anguish, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> bitter <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> see him <reg orig="plong'd">plunged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="extreame">extreme</reg> <reg orig="wretchednes">wretchedness</reg>: </l>
<pb n="F5V"/> 
<l>He <reg orig="prai'd">prayed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> haste his <reg orig="lingring">lingering</reg> death: </l>
<l>But <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> man willing, each <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> withdrew. </l>
<l>Then fell he new <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> cry and <reg orig="vexe">vex</reg> <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Untill">Until</reg> a man from Cleopatra came, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> said from <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> he had <reg orig="commaundement">commandment</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> bring him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the monument.</l>
<l>The <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> at these words even rapt with joy </l>
<l>Knowing she <reg orig="liv'd">lived</reg>, <reg orig="prai'd">prayed</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> him <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> convey </l>
<l>Unto his Lady. Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> bare him <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="Tombe">Tomb</reg>, but <reg orig="entred">entered</reg> not. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> she <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> feared captive <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> be made, </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> she should <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Rome <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> triumph <reg orig="goe">go</reg>, </l>
<l>Kept close the gate but from a window high </l>
<l>Cast <reg orig="downe">down</reg> a <reg orig="corde">cord</reg>, wherein he was <reg orig="impackt">empacked</reg>. </l>
<l>Then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="womens">women's</reg> help the corps she <reg orig="rais'd">raised</reg>, </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> strong <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> into <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> window drew.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> <reg orig="pittifull">pitiful</reg> a sight was never <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>. </l>
<l>Little and little Antony was <reg orig="pull'd">pulled</reg>, </l>
<l>Now breathing death: his beard was all unkempt, </l>
<l>His face and <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> <reg orig="al">all</reg> bathed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>. </l>
<pb n="F6R"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> hideous yet, and <reg orig="dieng">dieing</reg> as he was, </l>
    <l>His <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> <reg orig="half-clos'd">half-closed</reg> <reg orig="uppon"><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg></reg> the <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> he cast: </l>
<l>Held <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> his hands, and <reg orig="holpe">holp</reg> <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> raise, </l>
<l>But still with <reg orig="weaknes">weakness</reg> back his <reg orig="bodie">body</reg> fell. </l>
<l>The miserable <reg orig="ladie">lady</reg> with moist <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>, </l>
<l>With <reg orig="haire">hair</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="careles">careless</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="forhead">forehead</reg> hong, </l>
<l>With <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg> had <reg orig="bloudily">bloodily</reg> <reg orig="benumb'd">benumbed</reg>, </l>
<l>With stooping head, and body down-ward bent, </l>
<l><reg orig="Enlast">Enlaced</reg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> </reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="corde">cord</reg>, and with all force </l>
<l>This life-dead man <reg orig="couragiously">courageously</reg> <reg orig="uprais'd">upraised</reg>, </l>
<l>The <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> with <reg orig="paine">pain</reg> into <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> face did <reg orig="flowe">flow</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="sinewes">sinews</reg> stiff, <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg> did <reg orig="breathles">breathless</reg> grow.</l>
<l>The people <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> beneath <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> flocks beheld, </l>
<l>Assisted <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> with gesture, <reg orig="speach">speech</reg>, desire: </l>
<l><reg orig="Cride">Cried</reg> and <reg orig="incourag'd">encouraged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg>, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <reg orig="soules">souls</reg> </l>
<l>Did <reg orig="sweate">sweat</reg>, and <reg orig="labor">labour</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> whit <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> she. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> never <reg orig="tir'd">tired</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="labor">labour</reg>, held <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long </l>
<l><reg orig="Helpt">Helped</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> women, and <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> constant heart, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> Antony was <reg orig="drawne">drawn</reg> into the <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg>, </l>
<l>And there (I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>) of dead augments the <reg orig="summe">sum</reg>.</l>
<pb n="F6V"/> 
<l>The <reg orig="cittie">city</reg> all <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> and <reg orig="sighes">sighs</reg> is <reg orig="turn'd">turned</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> plaints and outcries horrible <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg>: </l>
<l>Men, women, children, hoary-headed age </l>
<l>Do all pell mell <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> house and <reg orig="streete">street</reg> lament, </l>
<l>Scratching their faces, tearing of their <reg orig="haire">hair</reg>, </l>
<l>Wringing their hands, and martyring their <reg orig="brests">breasts</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Extreame">Extreme</reg> their dole: and greater misery </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> sacked <reg orig="townes">towns</reg> can <reg orig="hardlie">hardly</reg> ever be </l>
<l>Not if the fire had <reg orig="scal'de">scaled</reg> the highest towers: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> all things were of force and murther full; </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the streets the <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> rivers <reg orig="stream'd">streamed</reg>; </l>
<l>The <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> his sire saw <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> his <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg> <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg>, </l>
<l>The sire his <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>: the husband reft of breath </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> his wives <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> furious <reg orig="runnes">runs</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> death.</l>
<l>Now my <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> wounded with their <reg orig="piteouse">piteous</reg> plaints </l>
<l>I left their <reg orig="towne">town</reg>, and <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> with me this <reg orig="sworde">sword</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> I <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> at what time Antony </l>
<l>Was from his chamber <reg orig="caried">carried</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg>: </l>
<l>And brought it you, <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> make his death more <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>, </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> thereby my words may <reg orig="credite">credit</reg> <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg>.</l></sp>
<pb n="F7R"/> 
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæs.</speaker> 
<l>Ah Gods what <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> hap! <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Antony, </l>
<l>Alas hast thou this sword <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> long time borne </l>
<l>Against thy foe, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the end it should </l>
<l>Of thee his Lord the cursed <reg orig="murth'rer">murtherer</reg> be? </l>
<l>O Death how I <reg orig="bewaile">bewail</reg> thee! <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> (alas!) </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> many <reg orig="warres">wars</reg> have ended, brothers, <reg orig="frends">friends</reg>, </l>
<l>Companions, <reg orig="coozens">cousins</reg>, <reg orig="equalls">equals</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> estate: </l>
<l>And must it now <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> kill thee be my fate?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Ag.</speaker> 
<l>Why trouble you <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> with <reg orig="bootles">bootless</reg> <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg>? </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> Antony why spend you <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg>? </l>
<l>Why darken you with dole your victory? </l>
<l>Me <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> your glory do <reg orig="envie">envy</reg>. </l>
<l>Enter the <reg orig="towne">town</reg>, give thanks unto the Gods.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæ.</speaker> 
<l>I cannot but his <reg orig="tearefull">tearfully</reg> <reg orig="chaunce">chance</reg> lament, </l>
<l>Although not I, but his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> pride the cause, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="unchast">unchaste</reg> love of this Aegiptian.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Agr.</speaker> 
<l>But best <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> sought into the <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> get, </l>
<l>Lest she consume <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this amazed case </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> much rich treasure, with <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="happely">happily</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Despaire">Despair</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> death may make <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="feede">feed</reg> the fire: </l>
<pb n="F7V"/> 
<l><reg orig="Suffring">Suffering</reg> the flames <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="Jewells">Jewels</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> deface, </l>
<l>You <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> defraud, <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="funerall">funeral</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> grace. </l>
<l><reg orig="Sende">Send</reg> then <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></reg>, and let some <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> be <reg orig="us'd">used</reg> </l>
<l>With some devise <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">so</seg> hold <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> still alive, </l>
<l>Some <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> large promises: and let them marke </l>
<l>Whither they may be some fine cunning slight </l>
<l part="I">Enter the <reg orig="tombes">tombs</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Cæsar.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Let Proculeius <reg orig="goe">go</reg>,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="feede">feed</reg> with hope <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> disconsolate. </l>
<l>Assure <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg></reg> <reg orig="soe"><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">so</seg></reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> may <reg orig="wholy">wholly</reg> get </l>
<l>Into <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> hands <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> treasure and <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> this of all things most I do desire </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> safe <reg orig="untill">until</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> going hence: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> presence beautified may be </l>
<l>The glorious triumph Rome prepares <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="M"><speaker>Chorus of Romaine Souldiors.</speaker>
<l>Shall ever <reg orig="civile">civil</reg> bate </l>
<l>gnaw and devour <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> state? </l>
<pb n="F8R"/> 
<l>shall never <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> this blade, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> hath <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> made, </l>
<l>lay <reg orig="downe">down</reg>? these <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> lay </l>
<l>as robes <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> <reg orig="alway">always</reg>? </l>
<l>but as from age <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> age. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbManner">So</seg> <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> from rage <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> rage? </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> hands shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> not rest </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> bath <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="brest">breast</reg>? </l>
<l>and shall thick <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> each land </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> wretched <reg orig="trophees">trophies</reg> stand, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> tell <reg orig="posteritie">posterity</reg>, </l>
<l>what <reg orig="madd">mad</reg> <reg orig="Impietie">Impiety</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="stonie">stony</reg> <reg orig="stomacks">stomachs</reg> led </l>
<l>against the place <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> bred? </l>
<l>Then still must heaven view </l>
<l>the plagues <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> pursue. </l>
<l>and <reg orig="every wher">everywhere</reg> <reg orig="descrie">descry</reg> </l>
<l>Heaps of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="scattred">scattered</reg> lie, </l>
<l>making the stranger <reg orig="plaines">plains</reg> </l>
<l>fat with <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> bleeding <reg orig="raines">rains</reg>, </l>
<pb n="F8V"/> 
<l>proud <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> them their grave </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">so</seg> many <reg orig="legious">legions</reg> have. </l>
<l>And with <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> fleshes still </l>
<l>Neptune his fishes fill </l>
<l>and <reg orig="dronke">drunk</reg> with <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> from blue </l>
<l>the sea take blushing hue: </l>
<l>as juice of Tyrian shell, </l>
<l>when clarified well </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="wolle">wool</reg> of finest fields </l>
<l>a purple <reg orig="glosse">gloss</reg> it <reg orig="yeeldes">yields</reg>. </l>
<l>But since the rule of Rome, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> one <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> hand is come, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <reg orig="governes">governs</reg> without mate </l>
<l><reg orig="hir"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg></reg> now united state, </l>
<l>late jointly <reg orig="rulde">ruled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> three </l>
<l><reg orig="envieng">envying</reg> <reg orig="mutuallie">mutually</reg>, </l>
<l>whose triple yoke much woe </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Latines necks did <reg orig="throwe">throw</reg>: </l>
<l>I hope the cause of <reg orig="jarre">jar</reg>, </l>
<l>and of this <reg orig="bloudie">bloody</reg> <reg orig="warre">war</reg>, </l>
<pb n="G1R"/> 
<l>and deadly discord gone </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> what <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> last have done: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> banks shall cherish now </l>
<l>the <reg orig="branchie">branchy</reg> <reg orig="pale-hew'd">pale-hewed</reg> bow </l>
<l>of Olive, Pallas praise, </l>
<l><reg orig="in stede">instead</reg> of <reg orig="barraine">barren</reg> <reg orig="baies">bays</reg>. </l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> his temple <reg orig="dore">door</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> Mars before </l>
<l>held open, now at last </l>
<l><reg orig="olde">old</reg> Janus shall make fast: </l>
<l>and rust the sword consume, </l>
<l>and <reg orig="spoild">spoiled</reg> of waving plume, </l>
<l>The <reg orig="useles">useless</reg> morion shall </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <reg orig="crooke">crook</reg> hang <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the wall. </l>
<l>At least if <reg orig="warre">war</reg> <reg orig="returne">return</reg> </l>
<l>It shall not here <reg orig="sojourne">sojourn</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> kill <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> with those <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> </l>
<l>were <reg orig="forg'd">forged</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> others <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg>: </l>
<l>but have their points <reg orig="addrest">addressed</reg>, </l>
<l>against the Germaines <reg orig="brest">breast</reg>,</l>
<pb n="G1V"/> 
<l>The Parthians <reg orig="fayned">feigned</reg> flight, </l>
<l>the Biscaines <reg orig="martiall">martial</reg> might. </l>
<l><reg orig="Olde">Old</reg> Memory doth there </l>
<l>painted <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> forehead <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> Fathers praise: thence <reg orig="torne">torn</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> triumphs <reg orig="baies">bays</reg> have <reg orig="worne">worn</reg>: </l>
<l><reg orig="therby">thereby</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="matchles">matchless</reg> Rome </l>
<l><reg orig="whilome">whilom</reg> of <reg orig="Shepeheards">Shepherds</reg> come </l>
<l><reg orig="rais'd">raised</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> this <reg orig="greatnes">greatness</reg> stands, </l>
<l>the <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> of <reg orig="forraine">foreign</reg> lands. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> now even <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> face </l>
<l>the <reg orig="heav'ns">heavens</reg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> glories place: </l>
<l><reg orig="nought">naught</reg> resting under skies </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> dares affront <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">her</seg> <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">So</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> she <reg orig="needes">needs</reg> but <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> </l>
<l>the weapons Jove doth <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> angry at one <reg orig="blowe">blow</reg> </l>
<l>may <seg type="homograph" subtype="personalPronoun">her</seg> quite <reg orig="overthrowe">overthrow</reg>.</l></sp></div1>
<pb n="G2R"/> 
<div1 type="act" n="5">
<head>Act. 5,</head>
<stage>Cleopatra. Euphron. Children of Cleopatra. Charmion. Eras.</stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cleop.</speaker> 
<l>O <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> fortune! <reg orig="ô">o</reg> accursed lot! </l>
<l>O <reg orig="plaguy">plaguey</reg> love! <reg orig="ô">o</reg> most detested brand! </l>
<l>O wretched <reg orig="joyes">joys</reg>! <reg orig="ô">o</reg> beauties miserable! </l>
<l>O deadly state! <reg orig="ô">o</reg> deadly <reg orig="roialtie">royalty</reg>! </l>
<l>O <reg orig="hatefull">hateful</reg> life! <reg orig="ô">o</reg> <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> most lamentable! </l>
<l>O Antony <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> my <reg orig="faulte">fault</reg> buriable! </l>
<l>O hellish <reg orig="worke">work</reg> of <reg orig="heav'n">heaven</reg>! alas! the wrath </l>
<l>Of all the Gods at once <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg> is <reg orig="falne">fallen</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Unhappie">Unhappy</reg> <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg>! <reg orig="ô">o</reg> would I <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this world </l>
<l>The <reg orig="wandring">wandering</reg> light of day had never <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>? </l>
<l>Alas of mine the plague and poison I </l>
<l>The <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> have lost my ancestors me left, </l>
<l>This <reg orig="Realme">Realm</reg> I have <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> strangers subject made,</l>
<pb n="G2V"/> 
<l>And <reg orig="robd">robbed</reg> my children of their heritage.</l>
<l>Yet this is <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> (alas!) unto the price </l>
<l>Of you <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> husband, <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> my snares <reg orig="intrap'd">entrapped</reg>: </l>
<l>Of you, <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> I have <reg orig="plagu'd">plagued</reg>, whom I have made </l>
<l>With <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> hand a guest of <reg orig="mouldie">mouldy</reg> <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg>: </l>
<l>Of you, <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> I <reg orig="destroied">destroyed</reg>, of you, <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> Lord, </l>
<l><reg orig="Whome">Whom</reg> I of Empire, <reg orig="honor">honour</reg>, life have <reg orig="spoil'd">spoiled</reg>.</l>
<l>O <reg orig="hurtfull">hurtful</reg> woman! and can I yet live, </l>
<l>Yet longer live <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this Ghost-haunted <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg>? </l>
<l>Can I yet breath I can yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> such annoy, </l>
<l>Yet can my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> within this body dwell? </l>
<l>O Sisters you <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> spin the <reg orig="thredes">threads</reg> of death! </l>
<l>O Styx <reg orig="ô">o</reg> Plegethon you <reg orig="brookes">brooks</reg> of hell! </l>
<l part="I">O <reg orig="Impes">Imps</reg> of Night</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Euph.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Live <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> your <reg orig="childrens">children's</reg> sake:</l>
<l>Let not your death of <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg> them deprive. </l>
<l>Alas what shall they do <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> have care? </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> preserve this <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> race of yours? </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg> take? even now me <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> I see </l>
<l>These little <reg orig="soules">souls</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> servile bondage <reg orig="falne">fallen</reg>, </l>
<l part="I">And borne <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">in</seg> triumph.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Ah most miserable!</l></sp>
<pb n="G3R"/> 
<sp who="J"><speaker>Euph.</speaker> 
<l>Their tender <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> with cursed cord fast bound </l>
<l part="I">At their <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> backs.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Ah Gods what <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> more!</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Euph.</speaker> 
<l>Their <reg orig="seely">silly</reg> necks <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> ground with <reg orig="weaknes">weakness</reg> bend</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Never <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">us</seg>, good Gods, such <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> send.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Euph.</speaker> 
<l>And pointed at with fingers as they go.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l part="I">Rather a thousand deaths.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Euph.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Lastly his knife</l>
<l>Some <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> <reg orig="cative">caitiff</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> their <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> embrue.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Ah my heart breaks. <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> shady banks of hell, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> fields whereon the lonely Ghosts do <reg orig="treade">tread</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>, and the <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> of Antony </l>
<l>I you <reg orig="besech">beseech</reg>, Euphron, of them have care. </l>
<l>Be their good Father, let your <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg> <reg orig="lett">let</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> they fall not into this Tyrants hands. </l>
<l>Rather conduct them where their freezed locks </l>
<l>Black Aethiops <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> neighbour <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg> do <reg orig="shew">show</reg>; </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <reg orig="wavie">wavy</reg> Ocean at the waters <seg type="homograph" subtype="noun">will</seg>; </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">On</seg> <reg orig="barraine">barren</reg> <reg orig="cliffes">cliffs</reg> of <reg orig="snowie">snowy</reg> Caucasus; </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> Tigers swift, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> Lions, and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="Beares">Bears</reg>; </l>
<l>And rather, rather unto every <reg orig="coaste">coast</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">To</seg> <reg orig="ev'ry">every</reg> land and sea: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg></l>
<pb n="G3V"/> 
<l>As rage of him, whose thirst <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> can quench.</l>
<l>Adieu <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> children, children <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> adieu: </l>
<l>Good Isis you <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> place of safety guide, </l>
<l><reg orig="Farre">Far</reg> from <seg type="homograph" subtype="royalPlural">our</seg> foes, where you your lives may <reg orig="leade">lead</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> free estate devoid of servile dread.</l>
<l>Remember not, my children, you were <reg orig="borne">born</reg> </l>
<l>Of such a Princely race: remember not </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="adverbDegree">So</seg> many brave Kings <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">which</seg> have Egipt <reg orig="rul'de">ruled</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> right descent your ancestors have <reg orig="beene">been</reg>: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> this great Antony your father was, </l>
<l>Hercules <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, and more <reg orig="then">than</reg> he <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> praise. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">For</seg> your high courage such remembrance <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Seing">Seeing</reg> your fall with burning rages fill.</l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Who</seg> <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> if <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> your hands false <reg orig="Destinie">Destiny</reg> </l>
<l>The <reg orig="Scepters">Sceptres</reg> <reg orig="promis'd">promised</reg> of imperious Rome, </l>
<l><reg orig="In stede">Instead</reg> of them shall crooked <reg orig="shepehookes">sheephooks</reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>, </l>
<l>Needles or <reg orig="forkes">forks</reg>, or guide the <reg orig="carte">cart</reg>, or plough? </l>
<l>Ah <reg orig="learne">learn</reg> <reg orig="t'"><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg></reg> endure: your birth and high estate </l>
<l>Forget, my babes, and bend <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> force of fate.</l>
<l><reg orig="Farwell">Farewell</reg>, my babes, <reg orig="farwell">farewell</reg> my heart is <reg orig="clos'd">closed</reg>, </l>
<pb n="G4R"/> 
<l>With <reg orig="pittie">pity</reg> and <reg orig="paine">pain</reg>, <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> with death <reg orig="enclos'd">enclosed</reg>, </l>
<l>My breath doth <reg orig="faile">fail</reg>. <reg orig="Farwell">Farewell</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> evermore, </l>
<l>Your Sire and me you shall see never more. </l>
<l part="I"><reg orig="Farwell">Farewell</reg> sweet care, <reg orig="farwell">farewell</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker>Chil.</speaker> 
<l part="F"><reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg> Adieu.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>Ah this voice <reg orig="killes">kills</reg> me. Ah good Gods! I <reg orig="swound">swooned</reg>. </l>
<l part="I">I can <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more, I die.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Eras.</speaker> 
<l part="F"><reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg>, alas!</l>
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> you <reg orig="yeld">yield</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> woe? Ah <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Eu,</speaker>
<l part="I">Come Children.</l></sp>
<sp who="K"><speaker>Chil.</speaker> 
<l part="M"><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">We</seg> come.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Eu.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Follow <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> chance.</l>
<l part="I">The Gods shall guide <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Char.</speaker> 
<l part="F">O too <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> lot!</l>
<l>O too hard <reg orig="chaunce">chance</reg>! Sister what shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> do, </l>
<l>What shall <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> do, alas! if <reg orig="murthring">murthering</reg> <reg orig="darte">dart</reg> </l>
<l>Of death arrive while <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="slumbring">slumbering</reg> <reg orig="swound">swoon</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Halfe">Half</reg> dead she lie with anguish overgone?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Er.</speaker>
<l part="I"><seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">Her</seg> face is frozen.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l part="F"><reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> Gods love</l>
<l>Leave <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> not thus: bid <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> yet first <reg orig="farwell">farewell</reg>. </l>
<l>Alas <reg orig="wepe">weep</reg> over Antony: Let not </l>
<l>His <reg orig="bodie">body</reg> be without due rites <reg orig="entomb'd">entombed</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l part="I">Ah, ah.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Char.</speaker> 
<l part="M"><reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l part="M"><reg orig="Ay">Aye</reg> me!</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l part="F">How <reg orig="fainte">faint</reg> she is?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>My Sisters, <reg orig="holde">hold</reg> me <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg>. How wretched I, </l>
<l>How cursed am: and was there ever one </l>
<pb n="G4V"/> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> Fortunes hate into more dolours <reg orig="throwne">thrown</reg>?</l>
<l>Ah, weeping Niobe, although thy heart </l>
<l>Beholds <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> <reg orig="enwrap'd">enwrapped</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="causefull">causeful</reg> woe </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> thy dead children, <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> a <reg orig="sencelesse">senseless</reg> <reg orig="rocke">rock</reg> </l>
<l>With <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> become, <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> Sipylus thou <reg orig="stand'st">standest</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">In</seg> <reg orig="endles">endless</reg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>: yet didst thou never feele </l>
<l>The weights of <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">that</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> my heart do lie. </l>
<l>Thy Children thou, mine I <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> have lost, </l>
<l>And lost their Father, more <reg orig="then">than</reg> them I <reg orig="waile">wail</reg>, </l>
<l>Lost this <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="realme">realm</reg>; yet me the heavens wrath </l>
<l>Into a stone not yet transformed hath.</l>
<l>Phætons sisters, daughters of the <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="waile">wail</reg> your brother <reg orig="falne">fallen</reg> into the <reg orig="streames">streams</reg> </l>
<l>Of stately Po: the Gods <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">upon</seg> the <reg orig="bankes">banks</reg> </l>
<l>Your bodies <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> <reg orig="banke-loving">bank-loving</reg> Alders <reg orig="turn'd">turned</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> me, I sigh, I <reg orig="ceasles">ceaseless</reg> <reg orig="wepe">weep</reg>, and <reg orig="waile">wail</reg>, </l>
<l>And heaven <reg orig="pittiles">pitiless</reg> <reg orig="laughes">laughs</reg> at my woe, </l>
<l>Revives, <reg orig="renewes">renews</reg> it still: and <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> the <reg orig="ende">end</reg> </l>
<l>(<reg orig="Oh">O</reg> cruelty!) doth death <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> comfort lend.</l>
<l>Die Cleopatra then <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> longer stay </l>
<pb n="G5R"/> 
<l>From Antony, <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> thee at Styx attends: </l>
<l>Go <reg orig="joyne">join</reg> thy Ghost with his, and sob <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more </l>
<l>Without his love within these <reg orig="tombes">tombs</reg> <reg orig="enclos'd">enclosed</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Eras.</speaker> 
<l>Alas yet let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="wepe">weep</reg>, lest <reg orig="sodaine">sudden</reg> death </l>
<l>From him <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>, and those last duties take </l>
<l part="I">Unto his <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> owe.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l part="F">Ah let <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="wepe">weep</reg></l>
<l>While moisture lasts, then die before his <reg orig="feete">feet</reg>.</l></sp><sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="interrogative">Who</seg> furnish <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> mine <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> with streaming <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> </l>
<l>My boiling anguish worthily <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="waile">wail</reg>, </l>
<l><reg orig="Waile">Wail</reg> thee Antony, Antony my heart? </l>
<l>Alas, how much I weeping liquor want! </l>
<l>Yet have mine <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> quite <reg orig="drawne">drawn</reg> their <reg orig="Condits">Conduits</reg> <reg orig="drie">dry</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">By</seg> long beweeping my <reg orig="disastred">disastered</reg> <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg>. </l>
<l>Now reason is <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> from my side they <reg orig="sucke">suck</reg> </l>
<l>First <reg orig="vitall">vital</reg> moisture, then the <reg orig="vitall">vital</reg> <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>. </l>
<l>Then let the <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> from my sad <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> <reg orig="outflowe">outflow</reg>, </l>
<l>And smoking yet with thine <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> mixture grow. </l>
<l>Moist it, and heat it <reg orig="newe">new</reg>, and never stop, </l>
<l>All <reg orig="watring">watering</reg> thee, while yet <reg orig="remaines">remains</reg> one drop.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Ch.</speaker> 
<l>Antony take <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>: this is the last </l>
<pb n="G5V"/> 
<l>Of all the duties <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> thee can <reg orig="yelde">yield</reg>, </l>
<l part="I">Before <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> die.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Er.</speaker> 
<l part="F">These sacred <reg orig="obseques">obsequies</reg></l>
<l>Take Antony, and take them <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> good <reg orig="parte">part</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Cl.</speaker> 
<l>O <reg orig="Goddesse">Goddess</reg> thou whom Cyprus doth adore, </l>
<l>Venus of Phaphos, bent <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="worke">work</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="harme">harm</reg> </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">For</seg> <reg orig="olde">old</reg> Julus <reg orig="broode">brood</reg>, if thou take care </l>
<l>Of Cæsar, why of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">us</seg> <reg orig="tak'st">takest</reg> thou <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> care? </l>
<l>Antony did descend, as well as he, </l>
<l>From thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>  <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> long enchained line: </l>
<l>And might have <reg orig="rul'd">ruled</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> one and <reg orig="selfe same">self-same</reg> fate, </l>
<l>True Trojan <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, the stately Romain state.</l>
<l>Antony, <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Antony, my <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>, </l>
<l>Now but a <reg orig="blocke">block</reg>, the <reg orig="bootie">booty</reg> of a <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg>, </l>
<l>Thy life thy heat is lost, thy <reg orig="coullour">colour</reg> gone, </l>
<l>And hideous <reg orig="palenes">paleness</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> thy face hath <reg orig="seaz'd">seized</reg>. </l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>, two <reg orig="Sunnes">Suns</reg>, the lodging place of love, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> yet <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> tents <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> warlike Mars did serve, </l>
<l><reg orig="Lock'd">Locked</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="lidds">lids</reg> (as <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="daies">days</reg> <reg orig="cherefull">cheerful</reg> light </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> <reg orig="darknesse">darkness</reg> flies) do winking hide <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> night.</l>
<l>Antony <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> true loves I thee <reg orig="beseeche">beseech</reg>, </l>
<pb n="G6R"/> 
<l>And <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> hearts <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> sparks have set <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> fire, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">Our</seg> holy <reg orig="mariage">marriage</reg>, and the tender <reg orig="ruthe">ruth</reg> </l>
<l>Of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> babes, knot of <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> <reg orig="amitie">amity</reg>: </l>
<l>My <reg orig="dolefull">doleful</reg> voice thy <reg orig="eare">ear</reg> let <reg orig="entertaine">entertain</reg>, </l>
<l>And take me with thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">to</seg> the hellish <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>, </l>
<l>Thy wife, thy <reg orig="frend">friend</reg>: <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> Antony, <reg orig="ô">o</reg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> </l>
<l>My sobbing <reg orig="sighes">sighs</reg>, if here thou be, or there.</l>
<l>Lived thus long, the winged race of <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> </l>
<l>Ended I have as <reg orig="Destinie">Destiny</reg> decreed, </l>
<l><reg orig="Flourish'd">Flourished</reg> and <reg orig="raign'd">reigned</reg>, and taken just revenge </l>
<l>Of him <seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">who</seg> me both hated and <reg orig="despisde">despised</reg>. </l>
<l><reg orig="Happie">Happy</reg>, alas too <reg orig="happie">happy</reg>: if of Rome </l>
<l>Only the <reg orig="fleete">fleet</reg> had hither never come. </l>
<l>And now of me an Image great shall <reg orig="goe">go</reg> </l>
<l>Under the earth <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> bury there my woe. </l>
<l>What say I? where am I? <reg orig="ô">o</reg> Cleopatra, </l>
<l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> Cleopatra, <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> thy reason <reg orig="reaves">bereaves</reg>. </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">No</seg>, <seg type="homograph" subtype="exclamation">no</seg>, most <reg orig="happie">happy</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this <reg orig="happles">hapless</reg> case, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> die with thee, and <reg orig="dieng">dieing</reg> thee embrace: </l>
<l>My <reg orig="bodie">body</reg> <reg orig="joynde">joined</reg> with thine, my mouth with thine, </l>
<pb n="G6V"/> 
<l>my mouth, whose moisture burning <reg orig="sighes">sighs</reg> have dried </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">To</seg> be <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> one <reg orig="selfe">self</reg> <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg>, and one <reg orig="selfe">self</reg> chest, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="wrapt">wrapped</reg> with thee <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> one <reg orig="selfe">self</reg> <reg orig="sheete">sheet</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> rest.</l>
<l>The sharpest torment <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> my heart I feele </l>
<l>Is <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">that</seg> I stay from thee, my heart, this while. </l>
<l>Die <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I straight now, now <reg orig="streight">straight</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> I die, </l>
<l>And <reg orig="streight">straight</reg> with thee a <reg orig="wandring">wandering</reg> shade <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> be, </l>
<l>Under the <reg orig="Cypres">Cypress</reg> trees thou <reg orig="haunt'st">hauntest</reg> alone, </l>
<l>Where <reg orig="brookes">brooks</reg> of hell do falling <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="mone">moan</reg>. </l>
<l>But yet I stay, and yet thee <reg orig="overlive">over-live</reg>, </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> I die due rites I may thee give.</l>
<l>A thousand <reg orig="sobbes">sobs</reg> I from my <reg orig="brest">breast</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="verb">will</seg> <reg orig="teare">tear</reg>, </l>
<l>With thousand plaints thy <reg orig="funeralls">funerals</reg> <reg orig="adorne">adorn</reg>: </l>
<l>My <reg orig="haire">hair</reg> shall serve <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thy oblations, </l>
<l>My boiling <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> thy effusions, </l>
<l>Mine <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> thy fire: <seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">for</seg> out of them the flame </l>
<l>(<seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> burnt thy heart <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> me <reg orig="enamour'd">enamoured</reg>) came.</l>
<l><reg orig="Wepe">Weep</reg> my companions, <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>, and from your <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> </l>
<l><reg orig="Raine">Rain</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> him of <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> a brinish <reg orig="streame">stream</reg>. </l>
<l>Mine can <seg type="homograph" subtype="adjective">no</seg> more, consumed <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">by</seg> the <reg orig="coales">coals</reg> </l>
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<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="relative">Which</seg> from my <reg orig="brest">breast</reg>, as from a furnace rise. </l>
<l><reg orig="Martir">Martyr</reg> your breasts with multiplied <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg>, </l>
<l>With violent hands <reg orig="teare">tear</reg> of your hanging <reg orig="haire">hair</reg>, </l>
<l>Outrage your face: alas! why should <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> </l>
<l>(Since now <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">we</seg> die) <seg type="homograph" subtype="truePlural">our</seg> beauties more <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg>?</l>
<l>I spent <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>, not able more <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="spende">spend</reg>, </l>
<l>But <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> him now, what rests me more <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg>? </l>
<l>Then let me <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> you, you <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>, my light, </l>
<l>Front seat of <reg orig="honor">honour</reg>, face most <reg orig="firce">fierce</reg>, most <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>! </l>
<l>O neck, <reg orig="ô">o</reg> <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>, <reg orig="ô">o</reg> hands, <reg orig="ô">o</reg> breast where death </l>
<l>(O <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg>) comes <seg type="homograph" subtype="infinitive">to</seg> choake <seg type="homograph" subtype="adverb">up</seg> <reg orig="vitall">vital</reg> breath. </l>
<l>A thousand kisses, thousand thousand more </l>
<l>Let you my mouth <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">for</seg> <reg orig="honors">honours</reg> farewell give: </l>
<l><seg type="homograph" subtype="conjunction">That</seg> <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">in</seg> this office <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> my <reg orig="limmes">limbs</reg> may <reg orig="growe">grow</reg>, </l>
<l>Fainting <seg type="homograph" subtype="preposition">on</seg> you, and fourth my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> may flow.</l></sp></div1>
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<back><head>At Ramsbury. 26. of November. 1590.
Printed at London by P.S. for William Ponsonby. 1595. </head>
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