Richard II


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Act I
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Enter Sir Piers of Exton and a Man
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of] See Topics: Frequency count


EXTON

Didst thou not mark the King, what words he spake?

‘ Have I no friend will rid me of this living fear?’

Was it not so?


MAN

                         These were his very words.


EXTON

‘ Have I no friend?’ quoth he. He spake it twice,
quoth (v.) said See Topics: Frequency count

And urged it twice together, did he not?
urge (v.) 1 press, insist on, state emphatically


MAN

He did.


EXTON

And speaking it, he wishtly looked on me,
wishtly (adv.) fixedly, intently, steadfastly

As who should say ‘ I would thou wert the man

That would divorce this terror from my heart ’ –

Meaning the King at Pomfret. Come, let's go.

I am the King's friend, and will rid his foe.
rid (v.) 1 get rid of, destroy, kill

Exeunt

 
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