Have here my troth, to-morrow I will not fail, by combat... And slay me in this wood that I am in, Thou may'st well have thy lady as for me.
Arctic wonders the woods where Palamon is
Love hath his fiery dart so brenningly Y-sticked through my true careful heart, that shaped was my death erst than my shert. Ye slay me with eyes Emily.
False Arcita, false traitor wick ,now art thou went,that love's my lady so,for whom that I have all this pain and woe
I grant it thee
Sir what needeth wordes mo'?.. This is thy mortal foe, the is Arcite
After receiving a message in a dream, the lovesick and unrecognizable Arcite decides to return to Athens disguised as a servant to be near Emily.
Caught by Theseus
No more, on pain losing your head... but tell to me what mister men ye be that be so hardy for to fight here..
Arcite decides to explore the forest and sing and declare his love for Emily. Meanwhile, Palamon escaped the prison and hears Arcite. Palamon then challenges Arcite to a dual.
Caught by Theseus
Ye shall be dead , by mighty Mars the Red
Have mercy, Lord, upon us women all.
Both Arcite and Palamon fight for Emily. This scene is important because it shows they truly love Emily because they are not fighting in front of a crowd
Evereach of you shall bring an hundred knights, armed for listes up at alle rights... Slay his contrary, or out of listes drive, him shall I given Emily to wive...
Arcite and Palamon are caught by Theseus who has been looking and hunting them down. Palamon explains the situation. This is important because Palamon is willing to die right there for love as long as Arcite does too.
...that so hot loveth Emily the bright, that I would die here present in her sight.
Ready to kill both men, the women on Theseus's court, Emily, and the queen beg Theseus to spare them.
The Knight shows pity for the men and decides that in one year, they will fight for Emily. This is important because the Knight, who is suppose to be fierce and demanding, has a soft spot towards women.