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Shakespeare Terminology

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wherefore
why
ere
before
anon
soon
would
wish, if only
thither
there
whither
to where
thee
you (object)
thy, thine
your
marry
indeed
ho
hey
hark
attention
Fie/ fie on't
reprimand/scold
prithee
pray/plead
avaunt
leave
want
lack
merry
happy or drunk
go to
dont be silly
mettle
having character, strength
as 'twere
as it were
hail
praise
ay
aye
'it, est or 'st, eth or 'th
added to the end of a verb
maid/maiden
unmarried woman, virgin
avouch
truth, proving
sirrah
sir, person below me
'twixt
between
cousin
family member or kinsmen
thrift
save money
naught
nothing
aught
something, anything
on't
on it, about it
by and by
eventully
hap'ly, happily
perhaps
soft
be still, be quiet
hence
from here
hither
here
thence
from there
whence
from where
thou
you (subject)
sirrah
man below you, sir
hap'ly, happily
perhaps