put up with something or somebody unpleasant
There are things in this comedy of Pyramus and Thisby that will never please. First, Pyramus must draw a sword to kill himself; which the ladies cannot
a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials
Some man or other must present Wall: and let him have some plaster, or some
loam, or some rough-cast about him, to signify wall; and let him hold his fingers thus, and through that cranny shall Pyramus and Thisby whisper.
So is mine eye enthralled to thy shape;
And thy fair virtue's force perforce doth move me
On the first view to say, to swear, I love thee.
rid of impurities
And I will
purge thy mortal grossness so
That thou shalt like an airy spirit go
ask for or request earnestly
I cry your worship's mercy, heartily: I
beseech your worship's name.
present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
I pray you,
commend me to Mistress Squash, your mother, and to Master Peascod, your father.
group of people related by blood or marriage
Good Master Mustardseed, I know your patience well: that same cowardly, giant-like ox-beef hath devoured many a gentleman of your house: I promise you your
kindred had made my eyes water ere now.
having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety
I led them on in this
censure severely or angrily
rebuke you him that loves you so?
mistake one thing for another
Then fate o'er-rules, that, one man holding troth,
A million fail, confounding oath on oath.
so as to arouse or deserve laughter
Then will two at once woo one;
That must needs be sport alone;
And those things do best please me
That befal preposterously.
the act of deriding or treating with contempt
Why should you think that I should woo in scorn?
Scorn and derision never come in tears
express a negative opinion of
Disparage not the faith thou dost not know
into parts or pieces
And will you rent our ancient love
To join with men in scorning your poor friend?
look down on with disdain
I am amazed at your passionate words.
I scorn you not: it seems that you scorn me.
force somebody to do something
compel no more than she entreat:
Thy threats have no more strength than her weak prayers
an attitude of admiration or esteem
And are you grown so high in his
Because I am so dwarfish and so low?
avoiding detection by moving carefully
I told him of your
stealth unto this wood.
be a hindrance or obstacle to
Why, get you gone: who is't that
intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
You are too
In her behalf that scorns your services.
a noisy fight
Your hands than mine are quicker for a
My legs are longer though, to run away.
something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
And yonder shines Aurora's
an abject coward
recreant; come, thou child;
I'll whip thee with a rod
spot, stain, or pollute
That draws a sword on thee.
malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
Come, thou gentle day!
For if but once thou show me thy grey light,
I'll find Demetrius and revenge this spite.