Henry VI Part 1
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Enter Talbot, Bedford, Burgundie.Enter Talbot, Bedford, Burgundy, a Captain, and 1H6 II.ii.1.1
soldiers 1H6 II.ii.1.2
Bedf. BEDFORD 
The Day begins to breake, and Night is fled,The day begins to break and night is fled, 1H6 II.ii.1
Whose pitchy Mantle ouer-vayl'd the Earth.Whose pitchy mantle overveiled the earth.mantle (n.)loose sleeveless cloak1H6 II.ii.2
pitchy (adj.)pitch-dark, black, inky, dark
Here sound Retreat, and cease our hot pursuit. Here sound retreat and cease our hot pursuit. 1H6 II.ii.3
Retreat.Retreat sounded 1H6 II.ii.4
Talb. TALBOT 
Bring forth the Body of old Salisbury,Bring forth the body of old Salisbury 1H6 II.ii.4
And here aduance it in the Market-Place,And here advance it in the market-place,advance (v.)
old form: aduance
raise, lift up, upraise
1H6 II.ii.5
The middle Centure of this cursed Towne.The middle centre of this cursed town. 1H6 II.ii.6
Enter a funeral procession with Salisbury's body, 1H6 II.ii.7.1
their drums beating a dead march 1H6 II.ii.7.2
Now haue I pay'd my Vow vnto his Soule:Now have I paid my vow unto his soul; 1H6 II.ii.7
For euery drop of blood was drawne from him,For every drop of blood was drawn from him 1H6 II.ii.8
There hath at least fiue Frenchmen dyed to night.There hath at least five Frenchmen died tonight. 1H6 II.ii.9
And that hereafter Ages may beholdAnd that hereafter ages may beholdhereafter (adj.)future, forthcoming, later1H6 II.ii.10
What ruine happened in reuenge of him,What ruin happened in revenge of him,ruin (n.)
old form: ruine
ruination, destruction, devastation
1H6 II.ii.11
Within their chiefest Temple Ile erectWithin their chiefest temple I'll erect 1H6 II.ii.12
A Tombe, wherein his Corps shall be interr'd:A tomb, wherein his corpse shall be interred; 1H6 II.ii.13
Vpon the which, that euery one may reade,Upon the which, that everyone may read, 1H6 II.ii.14
Shall be engrau'd the sacke of Orleance,Shall be engraved the sack of Orleans, 1H6 II.ii.15
The trecherous manner of his mournefull death,The treacherous manner of his mournful death,mournful (adj.)
old form: mournefull
heartbreaking, distressing, causing sorrow
1H6 II.ii.16
And what a terror he had beene to France.And what a terror he had been to France. 1H6 II.ii.17
Exit funeral procession 1H6 II.ii.17
But Lords, in all our bloudy Massacre,But, lords, in all our bloody massacre, 1H6 II.ii.18
I muse we met not with the Dolphins Grace,I muse we met not with the Dauphin's grace,muse (v.)wonder, be surprised1H6 II.ii.19
His new-come Champion, vertuous Ioane of Acre,His new-come champion, virtuous Joan of Arc, 1H6 II.ii.20
Nor any of his false Confederates.Nor any of his false confederates.false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious1H6 II.ii.21
Bedf.BEDFORD 
'Tis thought Lord Talbot, when the fight began,'Tis thought, Lord Talbot, when the fight began, 1H6 II.ii.22
Rows'd on the sudden from their drowsie Beds,Roused on the sudden from their drowsy beds, 1H6 II.ii.23
They did amongst the troupes of armed men,They did amongst the troops of armed men 1H6 II.ii.24
Leape o're the Walls for refuge in the field.Leap o'er the walls for refuge in the field. 1H6 II.ii.25
Burg. BURGUNDY 
My selfe, as farre as I could well discerne,Myself, as far as I could well discern 1H6 II.ii.26
For smoake, and duskie vapours of the night,For smoke and dusky vapours of the night,smoke (n.)
old form: smoake
mist, fog, vapours
1H6 II.ii.27
vapour (n.)exhalation, steamy emission, mistiness
Am sure I scar'd the Dolphin and his Trull,Am sure I scared the Dauphin and his trull,trull (n.)drab, trollop, whore1H6 II.ii.28
When Arme in Arme they both came swiftly running,When arm in arm they both came swiftly running, 1H6 II.ii.29
Like to a payre of louing Turtle-Doues,Like to a pair of loving turtle-doveslike to / unto (conj./prep.)similar to, comparable with1H6 II.ii.30
That could not liue asunder day or night.That could not live asunder day or night. 1H6 II.ii.31
After that things are set in order here,After that things are set in order here,after that (conj.)after1H6 II.ii.32
Wee'le follow them with all the power we haue.We'll follow them with all the power we have. 1H6 II.ii.33
Enter a Messenger.Enter a Messenger 1H6 II.ii.34
Mess.MESSENGER 
All hayle, my Lords: which of this Princely trayneAll hail, my lords! Which of this princely train 1H6 II.ii.34
Call ye the Warlike Talbot, for his ActsCall ye the warlike Talbot, for his acts 1H6 II.ii.35
So much applauded through the Realme of France?So much applauded through the realm of France? 1H6 II.ii.36
Talb. TALBOT 
Here is the Talbot, who would speak with him?Here is the Talbot; who would speak with him? 1H6 II.ii.37
Mess. MESSENGER 
The vertuous Lady, Countesse of Ouergne,The virtuous lady, Countess of Auvergne, 1H6 II.ii.38
With modestie admiring thy Renowne,With modesty admiring thy renown, 1H6 II.ii.39
By me entreats (great Lord) thou would'st vouchsafeBy me entreats, great lord, thou wouldst vouchsafeentreat, intreat (v.)beseech, beg, ask earnestly1H6 II.ii.40
To visit her poore Castle where she lyes,To visit her poor castle where she lies,lie (v.)
old form: lyes
live, dwell, reside, lodge
1H6 II.ii.41
That she may boast she hath beheld the man,That she may boast she hath beheld the man 1H6 II.ii.42
Whose glory fills the World with lowd report.Whose glory fills the world with loud report.report (n.)acclamation, acclaim, commendation1H6 II.ii.43
Burg. BURGUNDY 
Is it euen so? Nay, then I see our WarresIs it even so? Nay, then I see our wars 1H6 II.ii.44
Will turne vnto a peacefull Comick sport,Will turn unto a peaceful comic sport,comic (adj.)
old form: Comick
amusing, mirthful, causing merriment
1H6 II.ii.45
sport (n.)recreation, amusement, entertainment
When Ladyes craue to be encountred with.When ladies crave to be encountered with.crave (v.)
old form: craue
beg, entreat, request
1H6 II.ii.46
encounter with (v.)
old form: encountred
meet, approach [as an adversary]
You may not (my Lord) despise her gentle suit.You may not, my lord, despise her gentle suit.suit (n.)formal request, entreaty, petition1H6 II.ii.47
gentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kind
Talb. TALBOT 
Ne're trust me then: for when a World of menNe'er trust me then; for when a world of menworld (n.)large number, multitude1H6 II.ii.48
Could not preuayle with all their Oratorie,Could not prevail with all their oratory,oratory (n.)
old form: Oratorie
eloquence, persuasiveness
1H6 II.ii.49
Yet hath a Womans kindnesse ouer-rul'd:Yet hath a woman's kindness overruled;overrule (v.)
old form: ouer-rul'd
prevail, overcome, win over
1H6 II.ii.50
kindness (n.)
old form: kindnesse
kind nature, natural courtesy, natural affection
And therefore tell her, I returne great thankes,And therefore tell her I return great thanks 1H6 II.ii.51
And in submission will attend on her.And in submission will attend on her.attend (v.)serve, follow, wait [on/upon]1H6 II.ii.52
submission (n.)compliance, deference, obedience
Will not your Honors beare me company?Will not your honours bear me company? 1H6 II.ii.53
Bedf. BEDFORD 
No,truly, 'tis more then manners will:No, truly, 'tis more than manners will;manner (n.)(plural) proper behaviour, good conduct, forms of politeness1H6 II.ii.54
will (v.), past form wouldrequire, demand, need
And I haue heard it sayd, Vnbidden GuestsAnd I have heard it said unbidden guests 1H6 II.ii.55
Are often welcommest when they are gone.Are often welcomest when they are gone. 1H6 II.ii.56
Talb. TALBOT 
Well then, alone (since there's no remedie)Well, then, alone, since there's no remedy, 1H6 II.ii.57
I meane to proue this Ladyes courtesie.I mean to prove this lady's courtesy.prove (v.)
old form: proue
test, try out, make trial [of]
1H6 II.ii.58
Come hither Captaine, you perceiue my minde. Whispers.Come hither, captain. (He whispers) You perceive my mind?mind (n.)intention, purpose, intent1H6 II.ii.59
Capt. CAPTAIN 
I doe my Lord, and meane accordingly.I do, my lord, and mean accordingly.mean (v.)
old form: meane
intend, purpose, mean to act
1H6 II.ii.60
Exeunt.Exeunt 1H6 II.ii.60
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