Henry VI Part 3
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Enter Richard, Lord Hastings, and Sir William Stanley.Enter Richard, Hastings, and Sir William Stanley 3H6 IV.v.1
Rich. RICHARD 
Now my Lord Hastings, and Sir William StanleyNow, my Lord Hastings and Sir William Stanley, 3H6 IV.v.1
Leaue off to wonder why I drew you hither,Leave off to wonder why I drew you hither 3H6 IV.v.2
Into this cheefest Thicket of the Parke.Into this chiefest thicket of the park.park (n.)
old form: Parke
hunting ground
3H6 IV.v.3
thicket (n.)densely wooded area
Thus stand the case: you know our King, my Brother,Thus stands the case: you know our King, my brother,case (n.)state, plight, situation, circumstance3H6 IV.v.4
Is prisoner to the Bishop here, at whose handsIs prisoner to the Bishop here, at whose hands 3H6 IV.v.5
He hath good vsage, and great liberty,He hath good usage and great liberty,usage (n.)
old form: vsage
treatment, handling, conduct
3H6 IV.v.6
And often but attended with weake guard,And, often but attended with weak guard,attend (v.)accompany, follow closely, go with3H6 IV.v.7
Come hunting this way to disport himselfe.Comes hunting this way to disport himself.disport (v.)entertain, amuse, divert3H6 IV.v.8
I haue aduertis'd him by secret meanes,I have advertised him by secret meansadvertise, advertize (v.)
old form: aduertis'd
make aware, inform, notify; warn
3H6 IV.v.9
That if about this houre he make this way,That if about this hour he make this waymake (v.)come, proceed, approach3H6 IV.v.10
Vnder the colour of his vsuall game,Under the colour of his usual game,game (n.)hunting practice, sporting routine3H6 IV.v.11
colour (n.)pretext, pretence
He shall heere finde his Friends with Horse and Men,He shall here find his friends with horse and men 3H6 IV.v.12
To set him free from his Captiuitie.To set him free from his captivity. 3H6 IV.v.13
Enter King Edward, and a Huntsman with him.Enter King Edward and a Huntsman with him 3H6 IV.v.14.1
Huntsman. HUNTSMAN 
This way my Lord, / For this way lies the Game.This way, my lord; for this way lies the game.game (n.)quarry, object of the chase3H6 IV.v.14
King Edw. EDWARD 
Nay this way man, / See where the Huntsmen stand.Nay, this way, man; see where the huntsmen stand. 3H6 IV.v.15
Now Brother of Gloster, Lord Hastings, and the rest,Now, brother of Gloucester, Lord Hastings, and the rest, 3H6 IV.v.16
Stand you thus close to steale the Bishops Deere?Stand you thus close to steal the Bishop's deer?close (adj.)secret, concealed, hidden3H6 IV.v.17
Rich. RICHARD 
Brother, the time and case, requireth hast,Brother, the time and case requireth haste;case (n.)question, issue, subject3H6 IV.v.18
Your horse stands ready at the Parke-corner.Your horse stands ready at the park corner. 3H6 IV.v.19
King Ed. EDWARD 
But whether shall we then?But whither shall we then? 3H6 IV.v.20.1
Hast. HASTINGS 
To Lyn my Lord,To Lynn, my lord.Lynn (n.)King’s Lynn; port in Norfolk3H6 IV.v.20.2
And shipt from thence to Flanders.And ship from thence to Flanders? 3H6 IV.v.21
Rich. RICHARD 
Wel guest beleeue me, for that was my meaningWell guessed, believe me; for that was my meaning. 3H6 IV.v.22
K.Ed. EDWARD 
Stanley, I will requite thy forwardnesse.Stanley, I will requite thy forwardness.forwardness (n.)
old form: forwardnesse
state of readiness, preparedness, zeal
3H6 IV.v.23
requite (v.), past forms requit, requitedreward, repay, recompense
Rich. RICHARD 
But wherefore stay we? 'tis no time to talke.But wherefore stay we? 'Tis no time to talk. 3H6 IV.v.24
K.Ed. EDWARD 
Huntsman, what say'st thou? Wilt thou go along?Huntsman, what sayst thou? Wilt thou go along? 3H6 IV.v.25
Hunts. HUNTSMAN 
Better do so, then tarry and be hang'd.Better do so than tarry and be hanged. 3H6 IV.v.26
Rich. RICHARD 
Come then away, lets ha no more adoo.Come then, away; let's ha' no more ado.ha' (v.)contracted form of ‘have’3H6 IV.v.27
K.Ed. EDWARD 
Bishop farwell, / Sheeld thee from Warwickes frowne,Bishop, farewell; shield thee from Warwick's frown; 3H6 IV.v.28
And pray that I may re-possesse the Crowne.And pray that I may repossess the crown. 3H6 IV.v.29
exeunt.Exeunt 3H6 IV.iii.29
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