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confounds “Not that it wounds, etc.—The shaft,” TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, iii. 1. 111. “Pandarus means to say, that ‘the shaft confounds,’ not because the wounds it gives are severe, but because ‘it tickles still the sore.’ To confound does not signify here to destroy, but to annoy or perplex” (MASON) .

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