Richard III


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Alarum: excursions. Enter Catesby


CATESBY

Rescue, my Lord of Norfolk, rescue, rescue!

The King enacts more wonders than a man,
enact (v.) 1 bring about, accomplish, perform

Daring an opposite to every danger.

His horse is slain, and all on foot he fights,

Seeking for Richmond in the throat of death.

Rescue, fair lord, or else the day is lost!

Alarums. Enter King Richard


KING RICHARD

A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!


CATESBY

Withdraw, my lord. I'll help you to a horse.


KING RICHARD

Slave, I have set my life upon a cast,
cast (n.) 1 throw [of a dice], stroke
slave (n.) 1 fellow, rascal, rogue, villain

And I will stand the hazard of the die.
die (n.) one of a pair of dice
hazard (n.) 2 [gambling] chance, fortune; throw [of dice]

I think there be six Richmonds in the field;
field (n.) 1 field of battle, battleground, field of combat See Topics: Frequency count

Five have I slain today instead of him.

A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!

Exeunt

 
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