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Enter with Drum and Colours, Bullingbrooke, Yorke, Enter with drum and colours Bolingbroke, York, R2 III.iii.1.1
Northumberland, Attendants.Northumberland, attendants, and soldiers R2 III.iii.1.2
Bull. BOLINGBROKE 
So that by this intelligence we learneSo that by this intelligence we learnintelligence (n.)information, news, communicationR2 III.iii.1
The Welchmen are dispers'd, and SalisburyThe Welshmen are dispersed, and Salisbury R2 III.iii.2
Is gone to meet the King, who lately landedIs gone to meet the King, who lately landed R2 III.iii.3
With some few priuate friends, vpon this Coast.With some few private friends upon this coast. R2 III.iii.4
North. NORTHUMBERLAND 
The newes is very faire and good, my Lord,The news is very fair and good, my lord. R2 III.iii.5
Richard, not farre from hence, hath hid his head.Richard not far from hence hath hid his head. R2 III.iii.6
York. YORK 
It would beseeme the Lord Northumberland,It would beseem the Lord Northumberland R2 III.iii.7
To say King Richard: alack the heauie day,To say ‘ King Richard.’ Alack the heavy dayheavy (adj.)
old form: heauie
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
R2 III.iii.8
When such a sacred King should hide his head.When such a sacred king should hide his head! R2 III.iii.9
North. NORTHUMBERLAND 
Your Grace mistakes: onely to be briefe,Your grace mistakes. Only to be brief R2 III.iii.10
Left I his Title out.Left I his title out. R2 III.iii.11.1
York. YORK 
The time hath beene,The time hath been, R2 III.iii.11.2
Would you haue beene so briefe with him, he wouldWould you have been so brief with him, he would R2 III.iii.12
Haue beene so briefe with you, to shorten you,Have been so brief with you to shorten you, R2 III.iii.13
For taking so the Head, your whole heads length.For taking so the head, your whole head's length.head, take theact without restraint, make a rush forwardR2 III.iii.14
Bull. BOLINGBROKE 
Mistake not (Vnckle) farther then you should.Mistake not, uncle, further than you should.mistake (v.)misunderstand, take wrongly, misconceiveR2 III.iii.15
York. YORK 
Take not (good Cousin) farther then you should.Take not, good cousin, further than you should, R2 III.iii.16
Least you mistake the Heauens are ore your head.Lest you mistake the heavens are over our heads.mistake (v.)offend, transgress (against)R2 III.iii.17
Bull. BOLINGBROKE 
I know it (Vnckle) and oppose not my selfeI know it, uncle, and oppose not myself R2 III.iii.18
Against their will. But who comes here?Against their will. But who comes here? R2 III.iii.19
Enter Percie.Enter Harry Percy R2 III.iii.20
Welcome Harry: what, will not this Castle yeeld?Welcome, Harry. What, will not this castle yield? R2 III.iii.20
Per. PERCY 
The Castle royally is mann'd, my Lord,The castle royally is manned, my lord, R2 III.iii.21
Against thy entrance.Against thy entrance. R2 III.iii.22
Bull. BOLINGBROKE 
Royally? Royally? R2 III.iii.23
Why, it containes no King?Why, it contains no king. R2 III.iii.24.1
Per. PERCY 
Yes (my good Lord)Yes, my good lord, R2 III.iii.24.2
It doth containe a King: King Richard lyesIt doth contain a king. King Richard lieslie (v.)
old form: lyes
live, dwell, reside, lodge
R2 III.iii.25
Within the limits of yond Lime and Stone,Within the limits of yon lime and stone, R2 III.iii.26
And with him, the Lord Aumerle, Lord Salisbury,And with him are the Lord Aumerle, Lord Salisbury, R2 III.iii.27
Sir Stephen Scroope, besides a Clergie manSir Stephen Scroop, besides a clergyman R2 III.iii.28
Of holy reuerence; who, I cannot learne.Of holy reverence; who, I cannot learn. R2 III.iii.29
North. NORTHUMBERLAND 
Oh, belike it is the Bishop of Carlile.O, belike it is the Bishop of Carlisle.belike (adv.)probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seemsR2 III.iii.30
Bull. BOLINGBROKE 
Noble Lord,Noble lord, R2 III.iii.31
Goe to the rude Ribs of that ancient Castle,Go to the rude ribs of that ancient castle,rib (n.)rampart, protective wallR2 III.iii.32
rude (adj.)rough, wild, harsh-looking
Through Brazen Trumpet send the breath of ParleThrough brazen trumpet send the breath of parleyparle, parley (n.)negotiation, meeting [between enemies under a truce, to discuss terms]R2 III.iii.33
Into his ruin'd Eares, and thus deliuer:Into his ruined ears, and thus deliver:deliver (v.)
old form: deliuer
report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
R2 III.iii.34
Henry Bullingbrooke Henry Bolingbroke R2 III.iii.35
vpon his knees doth kisse / King Richards hand, On both his knees doth kiss King Richard's hand, R2 III.iii.36
and sends allegeance / And true faith of heart And sends allegiance and true faith of heart R2 III.iii.37
to his Royall Person: hither comeTo his most royal person, hither come R2 III.iii.38
Euen at his feet, to lay my Armes and Power,Even at his feet to lay my arms and power,power (n.)armed force, troops, host, armyR2 III.iii.39
Prouided, that my Banishment repeal'd,Provided that my banishment repealed R2 III.iii.40
And Lands restor'd againe, be freely graunted:And lands restored again be freely granted. R2 III.iii.41
If not, Ile vse th'aduantage of my Power,If not, I'll use the advantage of my poweradvantage (n.)
old form: aduantage
advantageous position, place of vantage, superiority
R2 III.iii.42
And lay the Summers dust with showers of blood,And lay the summer's dust with showers of blood R2 III.iii.43
Rayn'd from the wounds of slaughter'd Englishmen;Rained from the wounds of slaughtered Englishmen; R2 III.iii.44
The which, how farre off from the mind of BullingbrookeThe which how far off from the mind of Bolingbroke R2 III.iii.45
It is, such Crimson Tempest should bedrenchIt is such crimson tempest should bedrenchbedrench (v.)drench thoroughly, soak, saturateR2 III.iii.46
The fresh grcene Lap of faire King Richards Land,The fresh green lap of fair King Richard's land R2 III.iii.47
My stooping dutie tenderly shall shew.My stooping duty tenderly shall show.stooping (adj.)submissive, humble, kneelingR2 III.iii.48
duty (n.)
old form: dutie
act of loyalty, expression of homage
Goe signifie as much, while here we marchGo signify as much while here we march R2 III.iii.49
Vpon the Grassie Carpet of this Plaine:Upon the grassy carpet of this plain. R2 III.iii.50
Let's march without the noyse of threatning Drum,Let's march without the noise of threatening drum, R2 III.iii.51
That from this Castles tatter'd BattlementsThat from this castle's tattered battlementstattered (adj.)
old form: tatter'd
jagged, with pointed projections; or: dilapidated, battered
R2 III.iii.52
Our faire Appointments may be well perus'd.Our fair appointments may be well perused.appointment (n.)equipment, effects, weaponryR2 III.iii.53
Me thinkes King Richard and my selfe should meetMethinks King Richard and myself should meetmethinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: Me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
R2 III.iii.54
With no lesse terror then the ElementsWith no less terror than the elements R2 III.iii.55
Of Fire and Water, when their thundring smoakeOf fire and water when their thundering shock R2 III.iii.56
At meeting teares the cloudie Cheekes of Heauen:At meeting tears the cloudy cheeks of heaven. R2 III.iii.57
Be he the fire, Ile be the yeelding Water;Be he the fire, I'll be the yielding water; R2 III.iii.58
The Rage be his, while on the Earth I raineThe rage be his, whilst on the earth I rain R2 III.iii.59
My Waters on the Earth, and not on him.My waters – on the earth, and not on him. R2 III.iii.60
March on, and marke King Richard how he lookes.March on, and mark King Richard, how he looks.mark (v.)
old form: marke
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
R2 III.iii.61
Parle without, and answere within: The trumpets sound parley without, and answer within; R2 III.iii.62.1
then a Flourish. Enter on the then a flourish. King Richard appeareth on the R2 III.iii.62.2
Walls, Richard, Carlile, Aumerle, Scroop,walls with the Bishop of Carlisle, Aumerle, Scroop, R2 III.iii.62.3
Salisbury.and Salisbury R2 III.iii.62.4
See, see, King Richard doth himselfe appeareSee, see, King Richard doth himself appear,parle, parley (n.)negotiation, meeting [between enemies under a truce, to discuss terms]R2 III.iii.62
As doth the blushing discontented Sunne,As doth the blushing, discontented sunblushing (adj.)glowing, rosy-coloured, lustrousR2 III.iii.63
From out the fierie Portall of the East,From out the fiery portal of the east R2 III.iii.64
When he perceiues the enuious Clouds are bentWhen he perceives the envious clouds are bentenvious (adj.)
old form: enuious
malicious, spiteful, vindictive, full of enmity
R2 III.iii.65
To dimme his glory, and to staine the tractTo dim his glory and to stain the trackstain (v.)
old form: staine
eclipse, belittle, put in the shade
R2 III.iii.66
Of his bright passage to the Occident.Of his bright passage to the occident.occident (n.)westR2 III.iii.67
York. YORK 
Yet lookes he like a King: behold his EyeYet looks he like a king. Behold, his eye, R2 III.iii.68
(As bright as is the Eagles) lightens forthAs bright as is the eagle's, lightens forthlighten forth (v.)flash out, send down as lightningR2 III.iii.69
Controlling Maiestie: alack, alack, for woe,Controlling majesty. Alack, alack for woe R2 III.iii.70
That any harme should staine so faire a shew.That any harm should stain so fair a show!show (n.)
old form: shew
view, sight
R2 III.iii.71
Rich. KING RICHARD 
Wee are amaz'd, and thus long haue we stoodWe are amazed; and thus long have we stood R2 III.iii.72
To watch the fearefull bending of thy knee,To watch the fearful bending of thy knee R2 III.iii.73
Because we thought our selfe thy lawfull King:Because we thought ourself thy lawful king. R2 III.iii.74
And if we be, how dare thy ioynts forgetAnd if we be, how dare thy joints forget R2 III.iii.75
To pay their awfull dutie to our presence?To pay their awful duty to our presence?awful (adj.)
old form: awfull
full of awe [towards someone], respectful, reverential
R2 III.iii.76
If we be not, shew vs the Hand of God,If we be not, show us the hand of Godhand (n.)signature, written authorizationR2 III.iii.77
That hath dismiss'd vs from our Stewardship,That hath dismissed us from our stewardship; R2 III.iii.78
For well wee know, no Hand of Blood and BoneFor well we know no hand of blood and bone R2 III.iii.79
Can gripe the sacred Handle of our Scepter,Can grip the sacred handle of our sceptregripe (v.)clutch, grasp, seizeR2 III.iii.80
Vnlesse he doe prophane, steale, or vsurpe.Unless he do profane, steal, or usurp.profane (v.)
old form: prophane
desecrate, violate, commit sacrilege
R2 III.iii.81
And though you thinke, that all, as you haue done,And though you think that all, as you have done, R2 III.iii.82
Haue torne their Soules, by turning them from vs,Have torn their souls by turning them from us, R2 III.iii.83
And we are barren, and bereft of Friends:And we are barren and bereft of friends, R2 III.iii.84
Yet know, my Master, God Omnipotent,Yet know, my master, God omnipotent, R2 III.iii.85
Is mustring in his Clouds, on our behalfe,Is mustering in his clouds on our behalf R2 III.iii.86
Armies of Pestilence, and they shall strikeArmies of pestilence; and they shall strike R2 III.iii.87
Your Children yet vnborne, and vnbegot,Your children yet unborn and unbegot, R2 III.iii.88
That lift your Vassall Hands against my Head,That lift your vassal hands against my headvassal (adj.)
old form: Vassall
subject, servile, subordinate
R2 III.iii.89
And threat the Glory of my precious Crowne.And threat the glory of my precious crown.threat (v.)threatenR2 III.iii.90
Tell Bullingbrooke, for yond me thinkes he is,Tell Bolingbroke – for yon methinks he stands – methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
R2 III.iii.91
That euery stride he makes vpon my Land,That every stride he makes upon my land R2 III.iii.92
Is dangerous Treason: He is come to opeIs dangerous treason. He is come to open R2 III.iii.93
The purple Testament of bleeding Warre;The purple testament of bleeding war;purple (adj.)bright-red, blood-coloured, bloodyR2 III.iii.94
But ere the Crowne he lookes for, liue in peace,But ere the crown he looks for live in peace R2 III.iii.95
Ten thousand bloody crownes of Mothers SonnesTen thousand bloody crowns of mothers' sons R2 III.iii.96
Shall ill become the flower of Englands face,Shall ill become the flower of England's face,ill (adv.)badly, adversely, unfavourablyR2 III.iii.97
become (v.)put a good front on, give a pleasing appearance to
Change the complexion of her Maid-pale PeaceChange the complexion of her maid-pale peacemaid-pale (adj.)fragile as a young girl, delicateR2 III.iii.98
To Scarlet Indignation, and bedewTo scarlet indignation, and bedew R2 III.iii.99
Her Pastors Grasse with faithfull English Blood.Her pastor's grass with faithful English blood.pastor (n.)shepherd, herdsmanR2 III.iii.100
North. NORTHUMBERLAND 
The King of Heauen forbid our Lord the KingThe King of heaven forbid our lord the King R2 III.iii.101
Should so with ciuill and vnciuill ArmesShould so with civil and uncivil armsuncivil (adj.)
old form: vnciuill
uncivilized, barbarous, unrefined
R2 III.iii.102
civil (adj.)
old form: ciuill
of civil war
Be rush'd vpon: Thy thrice-noble Cousin,Be rushed upon. Thy thrice-noble cousin R2 III.iii.103
Harry Bullingbrooke, doth humbly kisse thy hand,Harry Bolingbroke doth humbly kiss thy hand; R2 III.iii.104
And by the Honorable Tombe he sweares,And by the honourable tomb he swears R2 III.iii.105
That stands vpon your Royall Grandsires Bones,That stands upon your royal grandsire's bones, R2 III.iii.106
And by the Royalties of both your Bloods,And by the royalties of both your bloods, R2 III.iii.107
(Currents that spring from one most gracious Head)Currents that spring from one most gracious head,head (n.)source, origin, fountainheadR2 III.iii.108
And by the buried Hand of Warlike Gaunt,And by the buried hand of warlike Gaunt, R2 III.iii.109
And by the Worth and Honor of himselfe,And by the worth and honour of himself, R2 III.iii.110
Comprising all that may be sworne, or said,Comprising all that may be sworn or said, R2 III.iii.111
His comming hither hath no further scope,His coming hither hath no further scopescope (n.)goal, prospect, purpose, aimR2 III.iii.112
Then for his Lineall Royalties, and to beggeThan for his lineal royalties, and to begroyalty (n.)right granted by a monarch, royal prerogativeR2 III.iii.113
lineal (adj.)
old form: Lineall
lineally descended, in the direct line, hereditary
Infranchisement immediate on his knees:Enfranchisement immediate on his knees,enfranchisement (n.)
old form: Infranchisement
freedom, liberation, release
R2 III.iii.114
Which on thy Royall partie graunted once,Which on thy royal party granted onceparty (n.)
old form: partie
side, part, function
R2 III.iii.115
His glittering Armes he will commend to'Rust,His glittering arms he will commend to rust,commend (v.)commit, entrust, hand overR2 III.iii.116
His barbed Steedes to Stables, and his heartHis barbed steeds to stables, and his heartbarbed (adj.)armoured with barbs, protectively coveredR2 III.iii.117
To faithfull seruice of your Maiestie:To faithful service of your majesty. R2 III.iii.118
This sweares he, as he is a Prince, is iust,This swears he as he is a prince and just, R2 III.iii.119
And as I am a Gentleman, I credit him.And as I am a gentleman I credit him. R2 III.iii.120
Rich. KING RICHARD 
Northumberland, say thus: The King returnes,Northumberland, say thus. The King returnsreturn (v.)
old form: returnes
answer, report, say in reply [to]
R2 III.iii.121
His Noble Cousin is right welcome hither,His noble cousin is right welcome hither, R2 III.iii.122
And all the number of his faire demandsAnd all the number of his fair demands R2 III.iii.123
Shall be accomplish'd without contradiction:Shall be accomplished without contradiction. R2 III.iii.124
With all the gracious vtterance thou hast,With all the gracious utterance thou hast R2 III.iii.125
Speake to his gentle hearing kind commends.Speak to his gentle hearing kind commends.commend (n.)(plural) greeting, compliment, remembranceR2 III.iii.126
gentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kind
(To Aumerle) R2 III.iii.127
We doe debase our selfe (Cousin) doe we not,We do debase ourselves, cousin, do we not, R2 III.iii.127
To looke so poorely, and to speake so faire?To look so poorly and to speak so fair?poorly (adv.)
old form: poorely
abjectly, humbly, miserably
R2 III.iii.128
fair (adv.)
old form: faire
kindly, encouragingly, courteously
Shall we call back Northumberland, and sendShall we call back Northumberland and send R2 III.iii.129
Defiance to the Traytor, and so die?Defiance to the traitor, and so die? R2 III.iii.130
Aum. AUMERLE 
No, good my Lord, let's fight with gentle words,No, good my lord. Let's fight with gentle wordsgentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kindR2 III.iii.131
Till time lend friends, and friends their helpeful Swords.Till time lend friends, and friends their helpful swords. R2 III.iii.132
Rich. KING RICHARD 
Oh God, oh God, that ere this tongue of mine,O God, O God, that e'er this tongue of mine, R2 III.iii.133
That layd the Sentence of dread BanishmentThat laid the sentence of dread banishmentdread (adj.)frightening, terrifying, fearfulR2 III.iii.134
On yond prowd man, should take it off againeOn yon proud man, should take it off again R2 III.iii.135
With words of sooth: Oh that I were as greatWith words of sooth! O that I were as greatsooth (n.)flattery, ingratiation, appeasementR2 III.iii.136
As is my Griefe, or lesser then my Name,As is my grief, or lesser than my name, R2 III.iii.137
Or that I could forget what I haue beene,Or that I could forget what I have been, R2 III.iii.138
Or not remember what I must be now:Or not remember what I must be now! R2 III.iii.139
Swell'st thou prowd heart? Ile giue thee scope to beat,Swellest thou, proud heart? I'll give thee scope to beat,scope (n.)room, space, rangeR2 III.iii.140
Since Foes haue scope to beat both thee and me.Since foes have scope to beat both thee and me.scope (n.)opportunity, liberty, free course of actionR2 III.iii.141
Aum. AUMERLE 
Northumberland comes backe from Bullingbrooke.Northumberland comes back from Bolingbroke. R2 III.iii.142
Rich. KING RICHARD 
What must the King doe now? must he submit?What must the King do now? Must he submit? R2 III.iii.143
The King shall doe it: Must he be depos'd?The King shall do it. Must he be deposed? R2 III.iii.144
The King shall be contented: Must he looseThe King shall be contented. Must he lose R2 III.iii.145
The Name of King? o' Gods Name let it goe.The name of king? A God's name, let it go.a (prep.)variant form of 'in'R2 III.iii.146
Ile giue my Iewels for a sett of Beades,I'll give my jewels for a set of beads,bead (n.)
old form: Beades
[plural] rosary beads
R2 III.iii.147
My gorgeous Pallace, for a Hermitage,My gorgeous palace for a hermitage, R2 III.iii.148
My gay Apparrell, for an Almes-mans Gowne,My gay apparel for an almsman's gown,apparel (n.)
old form: Apparrell
clothes, clothing, dress
R2 III.iii.149
almsman (n.)
old form: Almes-mans
person living through charitable offerings
My figur'd Goblets, for a Dish of Wood,My figured goblets for a dish of wood,figured (adj.)
old form: figur'd
decorated, ornamented, adorned with designs
R2 III.iii.150
My Scepter, for a Palmers walking Staffe,My sceptre for a palmer's walking-staff,palmer (n.)pilgrimR2 III.iii.151
My Subiects, for a payre of carued Saints,My subjects for a pair of carved saints, R2 III.iii.152
And my large Kingdome, for a little Graue,And my large kingdom for a little grave, R2 III.iii.153
A little little Graue, an obscure Graue.A little, little grave, an obscure grave; R2 III.iii.154
Or Ile be buryed in the Kings high-way,Or I'll be buried in the King's highway, R2 III.iii.155
Some way of common Trade, where Subiects feetSome way of common trade where subjects' feettrade (n.)traffic, passage, coming and goingR2 III.iii.156
May howrely trample on their Soueraignes Head:May hourly trample on their sovereign's head, R2 III.iii.157
For on my heart they tread now, whilest I liue;For on my heart they tread now whilst I live, R2 III.iii.158
And buryed once, why not vpon my Head?And buried once, why not upon my head? R2 III.iii.159
Aumerle, thou weep'st (my tender-hearted Cousin)Aumerle, thou weepest, my tender-hearted cousin. R2 III.iii.160
Wee'le make foule Weather with despised Teares:We'll make foul weather with despised tears. R2 III.iii.161
Our sighes, and they, shall lodge the Summer Corne,Our sighs and they shall lodge the summer corn,lodge (v.)beat down, flatten, make levelR2 III.iii.162
And make a Dearth in this reuolting Land.And make a dearth in this revolting land.revolting (adj.)
old form: reuolting
rebellious, mutinous, insurgent
R2 III.iii.163
dearth (n.)scarcity, shortage, lack [of food], famine
Or shall we play the Wantons with our Woes,Or shall we play the wantons with our woes,wantons, play thedally, trifle, sportR2 III.iii.164
And make some prettie Match, with shedding Teares?And make some pretty match with shedding tears,match (n.)game, contest, competitionR2 III.iii.165
pretty (adj.)
old form: prettie
clever, ingenious, artful
As thus: to drop them still vpon one place,As thus to drop them still upon one placestill (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyR2 III.iii.166
Till they haue fretted vs a payre of Graues,Till they have fretted us a pair of gravesfret (v.)wear out, eat away, erodeR2 III.iii.167
Within the Earth: and therein lay'd, there lyesWithin the earth, and therein laid there lies R2 III.iii.168
Two Kinsmen, digg'd their Graues with weeping Eyes?Two kinsmen digged their graves with weeping eyes. R2 III.iii.169
Would not this ill, doe well? Well, well, I seeWould not this ill do well? Well, well, I seeill (n.)trouble, affliction, misfortuneR2 III.iii.170
I talke but idly, and you mock at mee.I talk but idly, and you laugh at me.idly (adv.)foolishly, crazily, frivolouslyR2 III.iii.171
Most mightie Prince, my Lord Northumberland,Most mighty prince, my Lord Northumberland, R2 III.iii.172
What sayes King Bullingbrooke? Will his MaiestieWhat says King Bolingbroke? Will his majesty R2 III.iii.173
Giue Richard leaue to liue, till Richard die?Give Richard leave to live till Richard die? R2 III.iii.174
You make a Legge, and Bullingbrooke sayes I.You make a leg, and Bolingbroke says ‘ Ay.’leg (n.)
old form: Legge
bending of a knee, genuflection, obeisance
R2 III.iii.175
North. NORTHUMBERLAND 
My Lord, in the base Court he doth attendMy lord, in the base-court he doth attendattend (v.)await, wait for, expectR2 III.iii.176
base-court (n.)
old form: base Court
[of a castle] lower courtyard, servants' courtyard
To speake with you, may it please you to come downe.To speak with you, may it please you to come down. R2 III.iii.177
Rich. KING RICHARD 
Downe, downe I come, like glist'ring Phaeton,Down, down I come like glistering Phaethon,glistering (adj.)
old form: glist'ring
glittering, shining, sparkling
R2 III.iii.178
Phaethon, Phaeton (n.)[pron: 'fayton] son of Helios, the Greek sun-god, who tried to drive his chariot but was destroyed when he drove it too near Earth
Wanting the manage of vnruly Iades.Wanting the manage of unruly jades.manage (n.)management, handling, control [especially of a horse, as a result of training]R2 III.iii.179
jade (n.)
old form: Iades
worn-out horse, hack, worthless nag
want (v.)lack, need, be without
In the base Court? base Court, where Kings grow base,In the base-court – base-court, where kings grow basebase (adj.)poor, wretched, of low qualityR2 III.iii.180
base-court (n.)
old form: base Court
[of a castle] lower courtyard, servants' courtyard
To come at Traytors Calls, and doe them Grace.To come at traitors' calls, and do them grace.grace (n.)honour, favour, recognition, respectR2 III.iii.181
In the base Court come down: down Court, down King,In the base-court. Come down – down court, down King, R2 III.iii.182
For night-Owls shrike, where moũting Larks should sing.For night-owls shriek where mounting larks should sing. R2 III.iii.183
Exeunt from above R2 III.iii.183
Bull. BOLINGBROKE 
What sayes his Maiestie?What says his majesty? R2 III.iii.184.1
North. NORTHUMBERLAND 
Sorrow, and griefe of heartSorrow and grief of heart R2 III.iii.184.2
Makes him speake fondly, like a frantick man:Makes him speak fondly, like a frantic man.fondly (adv.)foolishly, stupidly, madlyR2 III.iii.185
Yet he is come.Yet he is come. R2 III.iii.186
Enter King Richard attended, below R2 III.iii.187
Bull. BOLINGBROKE 
Stand all apart,Stand all apart, R2 III.iii.187
And shew faire dutie to his Maiestie.And show fair duty to his majesty.fair (adj.)
old form: faire
appropriate, courteous, pleasing
R2 III.iii.188
duty (n.)
old form: dutie
act of loyalty, expression of homage
He kneels down R2 III.iii.189
My gracious Lord.My gracious lord! R2 III.iii.189
Rich. KING RICHARD 
Faire Cousin, / You debase your Princely Knee,Fair cousin, you debase your princely knee R2 III.iii.190
To make the base Earth prowd with kissing it.To make the base earth proud with kissing it.base (adj.)low-lying, lowlandR2 III.iii.191
Me rather had, my Heart might feele your Loue,Me rather had my heart might feel your love R2 III.iii.192
Then my vnpleas'd Eye see your Courtesie.Than my unpleased eye see your courtesy. R2 III.iii.193
Vp Cousin, vp, your Heart is vp, I know,Up, cousin, up. Your heart is up, I know, R2 III.iii.194
Thus high at least, although your Knee be low.Thus high at least, although your knee be low. R2 III.iii.195
Bull. BOLINGBROKE 
My gracious Lord, I come but for mine owne.My gracious lord, I come but for mine own. R2 III.iii.196
Rich. KING RICHARD 
Your owne is yours, and I am yours, and all.Your own is yours, and I am yours and all. R2 III.iii.197
Bull. BOLINGBROKE 
So farre be mine, my most redoubted Lord,So far be mine, my most redoubted lord,redoubted (adj.)feared, dreaded, reveredR2 III.iii.198
As my true seruice shall deserue your loue.As my true service shall deserve your love. R2 III.iii.199
Rich.KING RICHARD 
Well you deseru'd: / They well deserue to haue,Well you deserve. They well deserve to have R2 III.iii.200
That know the strong'st, and surest way to get.That know the strongest and surest way to get. R2 III.iii.201
(To York) R2 III.iii.202
Vnckle giue me your Hand: nay, drie your Eyes,Uncle, give me your hands. Nay, dry your eyes. R2 III.iii.202
Teares shew their Loue, but want their Remedies.Tears show their love, but want their remedies.want (v.)lack, need, be withoutR2 III.iii.203
(To Bolingbroke) R2 III.iii.204
Cousin, I am too young to be your Father,Cousin, I am too young to be your father R2 III.iii.204
Though you are old enough to be my Heire.Though you are old enough to be my heir. R2 III.iii.205
What you will haue, Ile giue, and willing to,What you will have, I'll give, and willing too; R2 III.iii.206
For doe we must, what force will haue vs doe.For do we must what force will have us do. R2 III.iii.207
Set on towards London: / Cousin, is it so?Set on towards London, cousin – is it so? R2 III.iii.208
Bull. BOLINGBROKE 
Yea, my good Lord.Yea, my good lord. R2 III.iii.209.1
Rich. KING RICHARD 
Then I must not say, no.Then I must not say no. R2 III.iii.209.2
Flourish. ExeuntFlourish. Exeunt R2 III.iii.209
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