Henry VI Part 1

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Alarum. Excursions. Enter old Talbot led.Alarum. Excursions. Enter old Talbot, led by a 1H6 IV.vii.1.1
Servant 1H6 IV.vii.1.2
Where is my other Life? mine owne is gone.Where is my other life? Mine own is gone. 1H6 IV.vii.1
O, where's young Talbot? where is valiant Iohn?O, where's young Talbot? Where is valiant John? 1H6 IV.vii.2
Triumphant Death, smear'd with Captiuitie,Triumphant Death, smeared with captivity,captivity (n.)

old form: Captiuitie
those made captive, prisoners
1H6 IV.vii.3
Young Talbots Valour makes me smile at thee.Young Talbot's valour makes me smile at thee. 1H6 IV.vii.4
When he perceiu'd me shrinke, and on my Knee,When he perceived me shrink and on my knee,shrink (v.)

old form: shrinke
yield, withdraw, give way
1H6 IV.vii.5
His bloodie Sword he brandisht ouer mee,His bloody sword he brandished over me, 1H6 IV.vii.6
And like a hungry Lyon did commenceAnd like a hungry lion did commence 1H6 IV.vii.7
Rough deeds of Rage, and sterne Impatience:Rough deeds of rage and stern impatience;impatience (n.)
anger, rage, fury
1H6 IV.vii.8
rage (n.)
warlike ardour, martial spirit
But when my angry Guardant stood alone,But when my angry guardant stood alone,guardant (n.)
guard, protector, keeper
1H6 IV.vii.9
Tendring my ruine, and assayl'd of none,Tendering my ruin and assailed of none,tender (v.)

old form: Tendring
feel concern for, hold dear, care for
1H6 IV.vii.10
ruin (n.)

old form: ruine
fall, giving way, overthrow
Dizzie-ey'd Furie, and great rage of Heart,Dizzy-eyed fury and great rage of heartrage (n.)
warlike ardour, martial spirit
1H6 IV.vii.11
dizzy-eyed (adj.)

old form: Dizzie-ey'd
blinding, dazzling
Suddenly made him from my side to startSuddenly made him from my side to startstart (v.)
jump away, swerve, turn aside
1H6 IV.vii.12
Into the clustring Battaile of the French:Into the clustering battle of the French;clustering (adj.)

old form: clustring
swarming, thronging, crowded
1H6 IV.vii.13
battle (n.)

old form: Battaile
army, fighting force, battalion
And in that Sea of Blood, my Boy did drenchAnd in that sea of blood my boy did drenchdrench (v.)
drown, plunge, immerse
1H6 IV.vii.14
His ouer-mounting Spirit; and there di'deHis overmounting spirit; and there diedovermounting, over-mounting (adj.)

old form: ouer-mounting
mounting too high, over-ambitious
1H6 IV.vii.15
My Icarus, my Blossome, in his pride.My Icarus, my blossom, in his pride.pride (n.)
honour, glory, renown
1H6 IV.vii.16
Icarus (n.)
[pron: 'ikarus] son of Daedalus, who escaped from Crete wearing wings made by his father; ignoring a warning, the wax in his wings melted when he flew too near the Sun, and he fell into the Aegean
Enter with Iohn Talbot, borne.Enter soldiers, with John Talbot, borne 1H6 IV.vii.17
O my deare Lord, loe where your Sonne is borne.O my dear lord, lo where your son is borne! 1H6 IV.vii.17
Thou antique Death, which laugh'st vs here to scorn,Thou antic Death, which laughest us here to scorn,antic, antick(e), antique (n.)
grotesque figure, grinning jester, buffoon
1H6 IV.vii.18
Anon from thy insulting Tyrannie,Anon, from thy insulting tyranny,tyranny (n.)

old form: Tyrannie
cruelty, barbarity, unmerciful violence
1H6 IV.vii.19
anon (adv.)
soon, shortly, presently
Coupled in bonds of perpetuitie,Coupled in bonds of perpetuity,couple (v.)
link, join, tie
1H6 IV.vii.20
Two Talbots winged through the lither Skie,Two Talbots, winged through the lither sky,lither (adj.)
yielding, submissive, compliant
1H6 IV.vii.21
In thy despight shall scape Mortalitie.In thy despite shall 'scape mortality.mortality (n.)

old form: Mortalitie
1H6 IV.vii.22
scape, 'scape (v.)
escape, avoid
despite (n.)

old form: despight
contempt, scorn, disdain
O thou whose wounds become hard fauoured death,O thou whose wounds become hard-favoured Death,hard-favoured (adj.)

old form: hard fauoured
ugly, unattractive, unsightly, hideous
1H6 IV.vii.23
become (v.)
put a good front on, give a pleasing appearance to
Speake to thy father, ere thou yeeld thy breath,Speak to thy father ere thou yield thy breath! 1H6 IV.vii.24
Braue death by speaking, whither he will or no:Brave Death by speaking, whether he will or no;brave (v.)

old form: Braue
challenge, defy, confront, provoke
1H6 IV.vii.25
Imagine him a Frenchman, and thy Foe.Imagine him a Frenchman, and thy foe. 1H6 IV.vii.26
Poore Boy, he smiles, me thinkes, as who should say,Poor boy! He smiles, methinks, as who should saymethinks(t), methought(s) (v.)

old form: me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
1H6 IV.vii.27
Had Death bene French, then Death had dyed to day.‘ Had Death been French, then Death had died today.’ 1H6 IV.vii.28
Come, come, and lay him in his Fathers armes,Come, come, and lay him in his father's arms. 1H6 IV.vii.29
My spirit can no longer beare these harmes.My spirit can no longer bear these harms.harm (n.)

old form: harmes
injury, hurt, pain
1H6 IV.vii.30
Souldiers adieu: I haue what I would haue,Soldiers, adieu! I have what I would have, 1H6 IV.vii.31
Now my old armes are yong Iohn Talbots graue. Now my old arms are young John Talbot's grave. 1H6 IV.vii.32
DyesHe dies 1H6 IV.vii.32
Enter Charles, Alanson, Burgundie, Bastard, and Enter Charles, Alençon, Burgundy, the Bastard, and 1H6 IV.vii.33
Pucell.Joan la Pucelle 1H6 IV.vii.33
Had Yorke and Somerset brought rescue in,Had York and Somerset brought rescue in, 1H6 IV.vii.33
We should haue found a bloody day of this.We should have found a bloody day of this. 1H6 IV.vii.34
How the yong whelpe of Talbots raging wood,How the young whelp of Talbot's, raging wood,wood (adj.)
mad, wild, furious
1H6 IV.vii.35
Did flesh his punie-sword in Frenchmens blood.Did flesh his puny sword in Frenchmen's blood!puny (adj.)

old form: punie
untried, inexperienced
1H6 IV.vii.36
flesh (v.)
[of a sword] use for the first time in battle
Once I encountred him, and thus I said:Once I encountered him and thus I said: 1H6 IV.vii.37
Thou Maiden youth, be vanquisht by a Maide.‘ Thou maiden youth, be vanquished by a maid.’maiden (adj.)
untried, untested, uninitiated [in battle]
1H6 IV.vii.38
But with a proud Maiesticall high scorneBut with a proud majestical high scornmajestical (adj.)

old form: Maiesticall
majestic, regal, kingly
1H6 IV.vii.39
He answer'd thus: Yong Talbot was not borneHe answered thus: ‘ Young Talbot was not born 1H6 IV.vii.40
To be the pillage of a Giglot Wench:To be the pillage of a giglot wench.’wench (n.)
girl, lass
1H6 IV.vii.41
pillage (n.)
plunder, spoil, booty
giglot (n.)
harlot, strumpet, wanton
So rushing in the bowels of the French,So, rushing in the bowels of the French, 1H6 IV.vii.42
He left me proudly, as vnworthy fight.He left me proudly, as unworthy fight. 1H6 IV.vii.43
Doubtlesse he would haue made a noble Knight:Doubtless he would have made a noble knight. 1H6 IV.vii.44
See where he lyes inherced in the armesSee where he lies inhearsed in the armsinhearsed (adj.)

old form: inherced
as if in a coffin
1H6 IV.vii.45
Of the most bloody Nursser of his harmes.Of the most bloody nurser of his harms.nurser (n.)

old form: Nursser
fosterer, encourager, nourisher
1H6 IV.vii.46
harm (n.)

old form: harmes
injury, hurt, pain
Hew them to peeces, hack their bones assunder,Hew them to pieces, hack their bones asunder, 1H6 IV.vii.47
Whose life was Englands glory, Gallia's wonder.Whose life was England's glory, Gallia's wonder.Gallia (n.)
old name for France [Gaul]
1H6 IV.vii.48
wonder (n.)
object of fascination, target of astonishment
Oh no forbeare: For that which we haue fledO, no, forbear! For that which we have fledforbear (v.)

old form: forbeare
stop, cease, desist
1H6 IV.vii.49
During the life, let vs not wrong it dead.During the life, let us not wrong it dead. 1H6 IV.vii.50
Enter Lucie.Enter Lucy, accompanied by a French herald 1H6 IV.vii.51
Herald, conduct me to the Dolphins Tent,Herald, conduct me to the Dauphin's tent, 1H6 IV.vii.51
To know who hath obtain'd the glory of the day.To know who hath obtained the glory of the day. 1H6 IV.vii.52
On what submissiue message art thou sent?On what submissive message art thou sent?submissive (adj.)

old form: submissiue
of submission, of surrender
1H6 IV.vii.53
Lucy. LUCY 
Submission Dolphin? Tis a meere French word:Submission, Dauphin? 'Tis a mere French word;mere (adv.)

old form: meere
exclusively, purely, solely
1H6 IV.vii.54
mere (adj.)

old form: meere
complete, total, absolute, utter
We English Warriours wot not what it meanes.We English warriors wot not what it means.wot (v.)
learn, know, be told
1H6 IV.vii.55
I come to know what Prisoners thou hast tane,I come to know what prisoners thou hast ta'en 1H6 IV.vii.56
And to suruey the bodies of the dead.And to survey the bodies of the dead. 1H6 IV.vii.57
For prisoners askst thou? Hell our prison is.For prisoners askest thou? Hell our prison is. 1H6 IV.vii.58
But tell me whom thou seek'st?But tell me whom thou seekest. 1H6 IV.vii.59
Luc. LUCY 
But where's the great Alcides of the field,But where's the great Alcides of the field,field (n.)
field of battle, battleground, field of combat
1H6 IV.vii.60
Alcides (n.)
[pron: al'siydeez] original name of Hercules, after his grandfather Alceus
Valiant Lord Talbot Earle of Shrewsbury?Valiant Lord Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, 1H6 IV.vii.61
Created for his rare successe in Armes,Created for his rare success in arms 1H6 IV.vii.62
Great Earle of Washford, Waterford, and Valence,Great Earl of Washford, Waterford, and Valence,Washford (n.)
Wexford, city in Leinster, SE Ireland
1H6 IV.vii.63
Lord Talbot of Goodrig and Vrchinfield,Lord Talbot of Goodrig and Urchinfield, 1H6 IV.vii.64
Lord Strange of Blackmere, Lord Verdon of Alton,Lord Strange of Blackmere, Lord Verdun of Alton, 1H6 IV.vii.65
Lord Cromwell of Wingefield, Lord Furniuall of Sheffeild,Lord Cromwell of Wingfield, Lord Furnival of Sheffield, 1H6 IV.vii.66
The thrice victorious Lord of Falconbridge,The thrice-victorious Lord of Falconbridge, 1H6 IV.vii.67
Knight of the Noble Order of S. George,Knight of the noble Order of Saint George, 1H6 IV.vii.68
Worthy S. Michael, and the Golden Fleece,Worthy Saint Michael, and the Golden Fleece, 1H6 IV.vii.69
Great Marshall to Henry the sixt,Great Marshal to Henry the Sixth 1H6 IV.vii.70
Of all his Warres within the Realme of France.Of all his wars within the realm of France? 1H6 IV.vii.71
Heere's a silly stately stile indeede:Here's a silly stately style indeed!style (n.)

old form: stile
mode of address, formal title
1H6 IV.vii.72
The Turke that two and fiftie Kingdomes hath,The Turk, that two and fifty kingdoms hath,Turk (n.)
Sultan of Turkey
1H6 IV.vii.73
Writes not so tedious a Stile as this.Writes not so tedious a style as this. 1H6 IV.vii.74
Him that thou magnifi'st with all these Titles,Him that thou magnifiest with all these titles 1H6 IV.vii.75
Stinking and fly-blowne lyes heere at our feete.Stinking and flyblown lies here at our feet. 1H6 IV.vii.76
Lucy. LUCY 
Is Talbot slaine, the Frenchmens only Scourge,Is Talbot slain, the Frenchmen's only scourge,only (adj.)
outstanding, peerless, pre-eminent
1H6 IV.vii.77
Your Kingdomes terror, and blacke Nemesis?Your kingdom's terror and black Nemesis?Nemesis (n.)
Greek goddess of vengeance, especially retribution for human folly, pride, or excessive good fortune
1H6 IV.vii.78
Oh were mine eye-balles into Bullets turn'd,O, were mine eyeballs into bullets turned, 1H6 IV.vii.79
That I in rage might shoot them at your faces.That I in rage might shoot them at your faces! 1H6 IV.vii.80
Oh,that I could but call these dead to life,O that I could but call these dead to life! 1H6 IV.vii.81
It were enough to fright the Realme of France.It were enough to fright the realm of France.fright (v.), past form frighted
frighten, scare, terrify
1H6 IV.vii.82
Were but his Picture left amongst you here,Were but his picture left amongst you here, 1H6 IV.vii.83
It would amaze the prowdest of you all.It would amaze the proudest of you all.amaze (v.)
appal, overwhelm, terrify
1H6 IV.vii.84
Giue me their Bodyes, that I may beare them hence,Give me their bodies, that I may bear them hence 1H6 IV.vii.85
And giue them Buriall, as beseemes their worth.And give them burial as beseems their worth.worth (n.)
rank, standing, dignity
1H6 IV.vii.86
beseem (v.)

old form: beseemes
befit, be fitting [for], be seemly [for]
I thinke this vpstart is old Talbots Ghost,I think this upstart is old Talbot's ghost, 1H6 IV.vii.87
He speakes with such a proud commanding spirit:He speaks with such a proud commanding spirit. 1H6 IV.vii.88
For Gods sake let him haue him, to keepe them here,For God's sake, let him have them; to keep them here, 1H6 IV.vii.89
They would but stinke, and putrifie the ayre.They would but stink and putrefy the air. 1H6 IV.vii.90
Go take their bodies hence.Go take their bodies hence. 1H6 IV.vii.91
Lucy. LUCY 
Ile beare them hence: but from their ashes shal be reardI'll bear them hence; but from their ashes shall be reared 1H6 IV.vii.92
A Phoenix that shall make all France affear'd.A phoenix that shall make all France afeard.afeard (adj.)

old form: affear'd
afraid, frightened, scared
1H6 IV.vii.93
So we be rid of them, do with him what yu wilt.So we be rid of them, do with them what thou wilt. 1H6 IV.vii.94
And now to Paris in this conquering vaine,And now to Paris in this conquering vein! 1H6 IV.vii.95
All will be ours, now bloody Talbots slaine. All will be ours, now bloody Talbot's slain. 1H6 IV.vii.96
Exit.Exeunt 1H6 IV.vii.96
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