Henry VI Part 3
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Flourish. Enter King Henry the sixt, Clarence, Warwicke,Flourish. Enter King Henry the Sixth, George, Warwick, 3H6 IV.vi.1.1
Somerset, young Henry, Oxford, Somerset, young Henry Richmond, Oxford, 3H6 IV.vi.1.2
Mountague, and Lieutenant.Montague, and the Lieutenant of the Tower 3H6 IV.vi.1.3
K.Hen. KING 
M. Lieutenant, now that God and FriendsMaster Lieutenant, now that God and friends 3H6 IV.vi.1
Haue shaken Edward from the Regall seate,Have shaken Edward from the regal seat, 3H6 IV.vi.2
And turn'd my captiue state to libertie,And turned my captive state to liberty, 3H6 IV.vi.3
My feare to hope, my sorrowes vnto ioyes,My fear to hope, my sorrows unto joys, 3H6 IV.vi.4
At our enlargement what are thy due Fees?At our enlargement what are thy due fees?enlargement (n.)release, liberation, freeing3H6 IV.vi.5
Lieu. LIEUTENANT 
Subiects may challenge nothing of their Sou'rainsSubjects may challenge nothing of their sovereigns;challenge (v.)demand as a right, claim, call for, insist on3H6 IV.vi.6
But, if an humble prayer may preuaile,But if an humble prayer may prevail, 3H6 IV.vi.7
I then craue pardon of your Maiestie.I then crave pardon of your majesty.crave (v.)
old form: craue
beg, entreat, request
3H6 IV.vi.8
K.Hen. KING 
For what, Lieutenant? For well vsing me?For what, Lieutenant? For well using me? 3H6 IV.vi.9
Nay, be thou sure, Ile well requite thy kindnesse.Nay, be thou sure I'll well requite thy kindness,requite (v.), past forms requit, requitedreward, repay, recompense3H6 IV.vi.10
For that it made my imprisonment, a pleasure:For that it made my imprisonment a pleasure; 3H6 IV.vi.11
I, such a pleasure, as incaged BirdsAy, such a pleasure as incaged birdsencaged, incaged (adj.)encaged, caged up3H6 IV.vi.12
Conceiue; when after many moody Thoughts,Conceive when, after many moody thoughtsmoody (adj.)melancholy, sombre, gloomy3H6 IV.vi.13
conceive (v.)
old form: Conceiue
begin to feel, take into the mind
At last, by Notes of Houshold harmonie,At last by notes of household harmonyhousehold (adj.)
old form: Houshold
throughout the house
3H6 IV.vi.14
They quite forget their losse of Libertie.They quite forget their loss of liberty. 3H6 IV.vi.15
But Warwicke, after God, thou set'st me free,But, Warwick, after God, thou settest me free, 3H6 IV.vi.16
And chiefely therefore, I thanke God, and thee,And chiefly therefore I thank God and thee; 3H6 IV.vi.17
He was the Author, thou the Instrument.He was the author, thou the instrument.instrument (n.)agent, means, method3H6 IV.vi.18
author (n.)creator, originator, instigator
Therefore that I may conquer Fortunes spight,Therefore, that I may conquer Fortune's spitespite (n.)
old form: spight
malice, ill-will, hatred
3H6 IV.vi.19
Fortune (n.)Roman goddess, shown as a woman at a spinning wheel, or controlling a rudder, and as blind
By liuing low, where Fortune cannot hurt me,By living low, where Fortune cannot hurt me,low (adv.)humbly, in a lowly manner3H6 IV.vi.20
And that the people of this blessed LandAnd that the people of this blessed land 3H6 IV.vi.21
May not be punisht with my thwarting starres,May not be punished with my thwarting stars,star (n.)
old form: starres
fate, fortune, destiny [as determined by the stars]
3H6 IV.vi.22
thwarting (adj.)malign, adverse, perverse
Warwicke, although my Head still weare the Crowne,Warwick, although my head still wear the crown, 3H6 IV.vi.23
I here resigne my Gouernment to thee,I here resign my government to thee, 3H6 IV.vi.24
For thou art fortunate in all thy deeds.For thou art fortunate in all thy deeds.fortunate (adj.)favoured by fortune, successful3H6 IV.vi.25
Warw. WARWICK 
Your Grace hath still beene fam'd for vertuous,Your grace hath still been famed for virtuous;still (adv.)constantly, always, continually3H6 IV.vi.26
famed (adj.)
old form: fam'd
reputed, celebrated, renowned
And now may seeme as wise as vertuous,And now may seem as wise as virtuous 3H6 IV.vi.27
By spying and auoiding Fortunes malice,By spying and avoiding Fortune's malice,spy (v.)perceive, observe, behold3H6 IV.vi.28
For few men rightly temper with the Starres:For few men rightly temper with the stars.temper with (v.)conform to, be moulded by3H6 IV.vi.29
Yet in this one thing let me blame your Grace,Yet in this one thing let me blame your grace, 3H6 IV.vi.30
For chusing me, when Clarence is in place.For choosing me when Clarence is in place.place, inpresent, attending, at hand3H6 IV.vi.31
Clar. GEORGE 
No Warwicke, thou art worthy of the sway,No, Warwick, thou art worthy of the sway,sway (n.)position of authority, powerful office3H6 IV.vi.32
To whom the Heau'ns in thy Natiuitie,To whom the heavens in thy nativitynativity (n.)
old form: Natiuitie
conjunction of stars at birth, horoscope
3H6 IV.vi.33
Adiudg'd an Oliue Branch, and Lawrell Crowne,Adjudged an olive branch and laurel crown,adjudge (v.)
old form: Adiudg'd
award, grant, bestow
3H6 IV.vi.34
As likely to be blest in Peace and Warre:As likely to be blest in peace and war; 3H6 IV.vi.35
And therefore I yeeld thee my free consent.And therefore I yield thee my free consent.free (adj.)freely given, willing, unconstrained3H6 IV.vi.36
consent (n.)agreement, accord, unanimity, compact
Warw. WARWICK 
And I chuse Clarence onely for Protector.And I choose Clarence only for Protector. 3H6 IV.vi.37
King. KING 
Warwick and Clarence, giue me both your Hands:Warwick and Clarence, give me both your hands. 3H6 IV.vi.38
Now ioyne your Hands, & with your Hands your Hearts,Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts, 3H6 IV.vi.39
That no dissention hinder Gouernment:That no dissension hinder government; 3H6 IV.vi.40
I make you both Protectors of this Land,I make you both Protectors of this land, 3H6 IV.vi.41
While I my selfe will lead a priuate Life,While I myself will lead a private life 3H6 IV.vi.42
And in deuotion spend my latter dayes,And in devotion spend my latter days,latter (adj.)last, dying, final3H6 IV.vi.43
To sinnes rebuke, and my Creators prayse.To sin's rebuke and my Creator's praise. 3H6 IV.vi.44
Warw. WARWICK 
What answeres Clarence to his Soueraignes will?What answers Clarence to his sovereign's will? 3H6 IV.vi.45
Clar. GEORGE 
That he consents, if Warwicke yeeld consent,That he consents, if Warwick yield consent; 3H6 IV.vi.46
For on thy fortune I repose my selfe.For on thy fortune I repose myself.repose (v.)confidently settle, happily rely3H6 IV.vi.47
Warw. WARWICK 
Why then, though loth, yet must I be content:Why then, though loath, yet must I be content;content (adj.)agreeable, willing, ready3H6 IV.vi.48
Wee'le yoake together, like a double shadowWe'll yoke together, like a double shadowyoke (v.)
old form: yoake
associate, link, join, couple
3H6 IV.vi.49
To Henries Body, and supply his place;To Henry's body, and supply his place;place (n.)position, post, office, rank3H6 IV.vi.50
supply (v.)fill up, take [the place of], occupy, substitute
I meane, in bearing weight of Gouernment,I mean, in bearing weight of government, 3H6 IV.vi.51
While he enioyes the Honor, and his ease.While he enjoys the honour and his ease. 3H6 IV.vi.52
And Clarence, now then it is more then needfull,And, Clarence, now then it is more than needful 3H6 IV.vi.53
Forthwith that Edward be pronounc'd a Traytor,Forthwith that Edward be pronounced a traitor, 3H6 IV.vi.54
And all his Lands and Goods confiscate.And all his lands and goods be confiscate. 3H6 IV.vi.55
Clar. GEORGE 
What else? and that Succession be determined.What else? And that succession be determined. 3H6 IV.vi.56
Warw. WARWICK 
I, therein Clarence shall not want his part.Ay, therein Clarence shall not want his part.want (v.)lack, need, be without3H6 IV.vi.57
King. KING 
But with the first, of all your chiefe affaires,But with the first of all your chief affairs, 3H6 IV.vi.58
Let me entreat (for I command no more)Let me entreat – for I command no more –  3H6 IV.vi.59
That Margaret your Queene, and my Sonne Edward,That Margaret your Queen and my son Edward 3H6 IV.vi.60
Be sent for, to returne from France with speed:Be sent for, to return from France with speed; 3H6 IV.vi.61
For till I see them here, by doubtfull feare,For, till I see them here, by doubtful fearfear (n.)
old form: feare
apprehension, dread
3H6 IV.vi.62
doubtful (adj.)
old form: doubtfull
worrisome, disquieting; or: of uncertain outcome
My ioy of libertie is halfe eclips'd.My joy of liberty is half eclipsed. 3H6 IV.vi.63
Clar. GEORGE 
It shall bee done, my Soueraigne, with all speede.It shall be done, my sovereign, with all speed. 3H6 IV.vi.64
King. KING 
My Lord of Somerset, what Youth is that,My Lord of Somerset, what youth is that, 3H6 IV.vi.65
Of whom you seeme to haue so tender care?Of whom you seem to have so tender care?tender (adj.)thoughtful, considerate, solicitous3H6 IV.vi.66
Somers. SOMERSET 
My Liege, it is young Henry, Earle of Rich-My liege, it is young Henry Earl of Richmond.liege (n.)lord, sovereign3H6 IV.vi.67
mond. KING 
King. Come hither, Englands Hope:Come hither, England's hope. 3H6 IV.vi.68.1
Layes his Hand on his Head.He lays his hand on his head 3H6 IV.vi.68
If secret Powers If secret powerspower (n.)faculty, function, ability3H6 IV.vi.68.2
suggest but truth / To my diuining thoughts,Suggest but truth to my divining thoughts,divining (adj.)
old form: diuining
prophesying, foreseeing, foretelling
3H6 IV.vi.69
This prettie Lad will proue our Countries blisse.This pretty lad will prove our country's bliss. 3H6 IV.vi.70
His Lookes are full of peacefull Maiestie,His looks are full of peaceful majesty, 3H6 IV.vi.71
His Head by nature fram'd to weare a Crowne,His head by nature framed to wear a crown, 3H6 IV.vi.72
His Hand to wield a Scepter, and himselfeHis hand to wield a sceptre, and himself 3H6 IV.vi.73
Likely in time to blesse a Regall Throne:Likely in time to bless a regal throne. 3H6 IV.vi.74
Make much of him, my Lords; for this is heeMake much of him, my lords, for this is he 3H6 IV.vi.75
Must helpe you more, then you are hurt by mee.Must help you more than you are hurt by me. 3H6 IV.vi.76
Enter a Poste.Enter a Post 3H6 IV.vi.77
Warw. WARWICK 
What newes, my friend?What news, my friend? 3H6 IV.vi.77
Poste. POST 
That Edward is escaped from your Brother,That Edward is escaped from your brother 3H6 IV.vi.78
And fled (as hee heares since) to Burgundie.And fled, as he hears since, to Burgundy. 3H6 IV.vi.79
Warw. WARWICK 
Vnsauorie newes: but how made he escape?Unsavoury news! But how made he escape? 3H6 IV.vi.80
Poste. POST 
He was conuey'd by Richard, Duke of Gloster,He was conveyed by Richard Duke of Gloucesterconvey (v.)
old form: conuey'd
carry off, make away with, take by force
3H6 IV.vi.81
And the Lord Hastings, who attended himAnd the Lord Hastings, who attended himattend (v.)accompany, follow closely, go with3H6 IV.vi.82
In secret ambush, on the Forrest side,In secret ambush on the forest side 3H6 IV.vi.83
And from the Bishops Huntsmen rescu'd him:And from the Bishop's huntsmen rescued him; 3H6 IV.vi.84
For Hunting was his dayly Exercise.For hunting was his daily exercise.exercise (n.)manly sport, martial practice3H6 IV.vi.85
Warw. WARWICK 
My Brother was too carelesse of his charge.My brother was too careless of his charge; 3H6 IV.vi.86
But let vs hence, my Soueraigne, to prouideBut let us hence, my sovereign, to provide 3H6 IV.vi.87
A salue for any sore, that may betide.A salve for any sore that may betide.betide (v.)happen, take place, befall3H6 IV.vi.88
Exeunt. Manet Somerset, Richmond, Exeunt all but Somerset, Richmond, 3H6 IV.vi.88.1
and Oxford.and Oxford 3H6 IV.vi.88.2
Som. SOMERSET 
My Lord, I like not of this flight of Edwards:My lord, I like not of this flight of Edward's; 3H6 IV.vi.89
For doubtlesse, Burgundie will yeeld him helpe,For doubtless Burgundy will yield him help, 3H6 IV.vi.90
And we shall haue more Warres befor't be long.And we shall have more wars before't be long. 3H6 IV.vi.91
As Henries late presaging ProphecieAs Henry's late presaging prophecypresaging (adj.)portending, discerning, insightful3H6 IV.vi.92
late (adj.)recent, not long past
Did glad my heart, with hope of this young Richmond:Did glad my heart with hope of this young Richmond,glad (v.)gladden, brighten, cause to rejoice3H6 IV.vi.93
So doth my heart mis-giue me, in these Conflicts,So doth my heart misgive me, in these conflicts,misgive (v.)
old form: mis-giue
make one feel uneasy, cause one to be apprehensive
3H6 IV.vi.94
What may befall him, to his harme and ours.What may befall him, to his harm and ours.befall (v.), past forms befallen, befellhappen to, come to3H6 IV.vi.95
Therefore, Lord Oxford, to preuent the worst,Therefore, Lord Oxford, to prevent the worst,prevent (v.)
old form: preuent
forestall, anticipate
3H6 IV.vi.96
Forthwith wee'le send him hence to Brittanie,Forthwith we'll send him hence to Brittany, 3H6 IV.vi.97
Till stormes be past of Ciuill Enmitie.Till storms be past of civil enmity. 3H6 IV.vi.98
Oxf. OXFORD 
I: for if Edward re-possesse the Crowne,Ay, for if Edward repossess the crown, 3H6 IV.vi.99
'Tis like that Richmond, with the rest, shall downe.'Tis like that Richmond with the rest shall down.like (adv.)likely, probable / probably3H6 IV.vi.100
down (v.)
old form: downe
fall, go down, be overthrown
Som. SOMERSET 
It shall be so: he shall to Brittanie.It shall be so; he shall to Brittany. 3H6 IV.vi.101
Come therefore, let's about it speedily. Come, therefore, let's about it speedily. 3H6 IV.vi.102
Exeunt.Exeunt 3H6 IV.vi.102
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