Henry VI Part 1
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Enter Somerset with his Armie.Enter Somerset, with his army, and a Captain of 1H6 IV.iv.1.1
Talbot's 1H6 IV.iv.1.2
Som. SOMERSET 
It is too late, I cannot send them now:It is too late; I cannot send them now. 1H6 IV.iv.1
This expedition was by Yorke and Talbot,This expedition was by York and Talbot 1H6 IV.iv.2
Too rashly plotted. All our generall force,Too rashly plotted. All our general force 1H6 IV.iv.3
Might with a sally of the very TowneMight with a sally of the very townsally (n.)sudden attack against an enemy, sortie1H6 IV.iv.4
Be buckled with: the ouer-daring TalbotBe buckled with. The over-daring Talbotbuckle (v.)grapple, engage, fight at close quarters1H6 IV.iv.5
Hath sullied all his glosse of former HonorHath sullied all his gloss of former honourgloss (n.)
old form: glosse
brightness, freshness, shine, lustre
1H6 IV.iv.6
sully (v.)dim, stain, tarnish
By this vnheedfull, desperate, wilde aduenture:By this unheedful, desperate, wild adventure.wild (adj.)
old form: wilde
rash, reckless, careless
1H6 IV.iv.7
unheedful (adj.)
old form: vnheedfull
careless, heedless, irresponsible
Yorke set him on to fight, and dye in shame,York set him on to fight and die in shame,set on (v.)encourage, urge, incite1H6 IV.iv.8
That Talbot dead, great Yorke might beare the name.That, Talbot dead, great York might bear the name. 1H6 IV.iv.9
Cap. CAPTAIN 
Heere is Sir William Lucie, who with meHere is Sir William Lucy, who with me 1H6 IV.iv.10
Set from our ore-matcht forces forth for ayde.Set from our o'ermatched forces forth for aid.overmatched (adj.)
old form: ore-matcht
outnumbered, faced with superior strength
1H6 IV.iv.11
Enter Sir William Lucy 1H6 IV.iv.12
SOMERSET 
How now Sir William, whether were you sent?How now, Sir William, whither were you sent? 1H6 IV.iv.12
Lu.LUCY 
Whether my Lord, from bought & sold L.Talbot,Whither, my lord? From bought and sold Lord Talbot,buy and sell, past form bought and soldbetray, exploit, treat treacherously1H6 IV.iv.13
Who ring'd about with bold aduersitie,Who, ringed about with bold adversity,ring about (v.)
old form: ring'd
encircle, surround, enclose
1H6 IV.iv.14
Cries out for noble Yorke and Somerset,Cries out for noble York and Somerset 1H6 IV.iv.15
To beate assayling death from his weake Regions,To beat assailing death from his weak legions; 1H6 IV.iv.16
And whiles the honourable Captaine thereAnd whiles the honourable captain there 1H6 IV.iv.17
Drops bloody swet from his warre-wearied limbes,Drops bloody sweat from his war-wearied limbs, 1H6 IV.iv.18
And in aduantage lingring lookes for rescue,And, in advantage lingering, looks for rescue,advantage (n.)
old form: aduantage
advantageous position, place of vantage, superiority
1H6 IV.iv.19
You his false hopes, the trust of Englands honor,You, his false hopes, the trust of England's honour,trust (n.)trustee, guardian, custodian1H6 IV.iv.20
false (adj.)treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
Keepe off aloofe with worthlesse emulation:Keep off aloof with worthless emulation.emulation (n.)ambitious rivalry, contention, conflict1H6 IV.iv.21
worthless (adj.)
old form: worthlesse
unworthy, contemptible, ignoble
Let not your priuate discord keepe awayLet not your private discord keep awaydiscord (n.)vendetta, disagreement, dissension1H6 IV.iv.22
private (adj.)
old form: priuate
personal, individual, particular
The leuied succours that should lend him ayde,The levied succours that should lend him aid,succour (n.)reinforcements, military assistance1H6 IV.iv.23
levied (adj.)
old form: leuied
raised, mustered, drawn up
While he renowned Noble GentlemanWhile he, renowned noble gentleman, 1H6 IV.iv.24
Yeeld vp his life vnto a world of oddes.Yields up his life unto a world of odds.world (n.)large number, multitude1H6 IV.iv.25
Orleance the Bastard, Charles, Burgundie,Orleans the Bastard, Charles, Burgundy, 1H6 IV.iv.26
Alanson, Reignard, compasse him about,Alençon, Reignier compass him about,compass (v.)
old form: compasse
surround, trap, ring in
1H6 IV.iv.27
And Talbot perisheth by your default.And Talbot perisheth by your default.default (n.)failure, negligence, oversight1H6 IV.iv.28
Som. SOMERSET 
Yorke set him on, Yorke should haue sent him ayde.York set him on; York should have sent him aid.set on (v.)encourage, urge, incite1H6 IV.iv.29
Luc. LUCY 
And Yorke as fast vpon your Grace exclaimes,And York as fast upon your grace exclaims,exclaim on / upon (v.)
old form: exclaimes vpon
accuse, blame, denounce [loudly]
1H6 IV.iv.30
Swearing that you with-hold his leuied hoast,Swearing that you withhold his levied host,levied (adj.)
old form: leuied
raised, mustered, drawn up
1H6 IV.iv.31
host (n.)
old form: hoast
army, armed multitude
Collected for this expidition.Collected for this expedition. 1H6 IV.iv.32
Som. SOMERSET 
York lyes: He might haue sent, & had the Horse:York lies; he might have sent and had the horse.horse (n.)cavalry, horse soldiers1H6 IV.iv.33
I owe him little Dutie, and lesse Loue,I owe him little duty, and less love, 1H6 IV.iv.34
And take foule scorne to fawne on him by sending.And take foul scorn to fawn on him by sending.scorn, take
old form: scorne
think it a disgrace, consider it an indignity
1H6 IV.iv.35
Lu. LUCY 
The fraud of England, not the force of France,The fraud of England, not the force of France,fraud (n.)faithlessness, deceitfulness, insincerity1H6 IV.iv.36
Hath now intrapt the Noble-minded Talbot:Hath now entrapped the noble-minded Talbot. 1H6 IV.iv.37
Neuer to England shall he beare his life,Never to England shall he bear his life, 1H6 IV.iv.38
But dies betraid to fortune by your strife.But dies betrayed to fortune by your strife.fortune (n.)chance, fate, [one's ] lot1H6 IV.iv.39
Som.SOMERSET 
Come go, I will dispatch the Horsemen strait:Come, go; I will dispatch the horsemen straight;straight (adv.)
old form: strait
straightaway, immediately, at once
1H6 IV.iv.40
Within sixe houres, they will be at his ayde.Within six hours they will be at his aid. 1H6 IV.iv.41
Lu. LUCY 
Too late comes rescue, he is tane or slaine,Too late comes rescue. He is ta'en or slain; 1H6 IV.iv.42
For flye he could not, if he would haue fled:For fly he could not, if he would have fled; 1H6 IV.iv.43
And flye would Talbot neuer though he might.And fly would Talbot never, though he might. 1H6 IV.iv.44
Som. SOMERSET 
If he be dead, braue Talbot then adieu.If he be dead, brave Talbot, then adieu! 1H6 IV.iv.45
Lu. LUCY 
His Fame liues in the world. His Shame in you.His fame lives in the world, his shame in you.fame (n.)reputation, renown, character1H6 IV.iv.46
Exeunt.Exeunt 1H6 IV.iv.46
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