desperate of shame and state Antonio, under arrest, is recognized by Orsino as a brave warrior, an honorable enemy. The officer who has Antonio under arrest is making the point that the circumstances are now different. Antonio has been involved in a street brawl, with reckless disregard for the shame of it and with reckless disregard for the fact that his status ("state") as an enemy of Orsino puts him in special danger.