Henry VI Part 3

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Alarum, and Excursions. Enter Edward bringing forth Alarum and excursions. Enter Edward, bringing forth 3H6 V.ii.1.1
Warwicke wounded.Warwick wounded 3H6 V.ii.1.2
So, lye thou there: dye thou, and dye our feare,So, lie thou there; die thou, and die our fear; 3H6 V.ii.1
For Warwicke was a Bugge that fear'd vs all.For Warwick was a bug that feared us all.fear (v.)

old form: fear'd
frighten, scare, terrify, daunt
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bug (n.)

old form: Bugge
bogey, bugbear, imaginary terror
Now Mountague sit fast, I seeke for thee,Now, Montague, sit fast; I seek for thee,fast (adj.)
constant, firm, steadfast
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That Warwickes Bones may keepe thine companie.That Warwick's bones may keep thine company. 3H6 V.ii.4
Exit.Exit 3H6 V.ii.4
Ah, who is nigh? come to me, friend, or foe,Ah, who is nigh? Come to me, friend or foe,nigh (adj.)
near, close
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And tell me who is Victor, Yorke, or Warwicke?And tell me who is victor, York or Warwick? 3H6 V.ii.6
Why aske I that? my mangled body shewes,Why ask I that? My mangled body shows, 3H6 V.ii.7
My blood, my want of strength, my sicke heart shewes,My blood, my want of strength, my sick heart shows,want (n.)
lack, shortage, dearth
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That I must yeeld my body to the Earth,That I must yield my body to the earth, 3H6 V.ii.9
And by my fall, the conquest to my foe.And, by my fall, the conquest to my foe. 3H6 V.ii.10
Thus yeelds the Cedar to the Axes edge,Thus yields the cedar to the axe's edge, 3H6 V.ii.11
Whose Armes gaue shelter to the Princely Eagle,Whose arms gave shelter to the princely eagle, 3H6 V.ii.12
Vnder whose shade the ramping Lyon slept,Under whose shade the ramping lion slept,ramping (adj.)
rampant, rearing up
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Whose top-branch ouer-peer'd Ioues spreading Tree,Whose top branch overpeered Jove's spreading treeoverpeer, over-peer (v.)

old form: ouer-peer'd
look down on, look out over, overlook
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Jove (n.)
[pron: johv] alternative name for Jupiter, the Roman supreme god
And kept low Shrubs from Winters pow'rfull Winde.And kept low shrubs from winter's powerful wind.keep (v.)
protect, defend, preserve
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These Eyes, that now are dim'd with Deaths black Veyle,These eyes, that now are dimmed with death's black veil, 3H6 V.ii.16
Haue beene as piercing as the Mid-day Sunne,Have been as piercing as the midday sun, 3H6 V.ii.17
To search the secret Treasons of the World:To search the secret treasons of the world;search (v.)
perceive, penetrate, discover
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The Wrinckles in my Browes, now fill'd with blood,The wrinkles in my brows, now filled with blood,brow (n.)

old form: Browes
forehead [often plural, referring to the two prominences of the forehead]
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Were lik'ned oft to Kingly Sepulchers:Were likened oft to kingly sepulchres;oft (adv.)
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For who liu'd King, but I could digge his Graue?For who lived king, but I could dig his grave? 3H6 V.ii.21
And who durst smile, when Warwicke bent his Brow?And who durst smile when Warwick bent his brow?bend (v.)
[of brows] knit, wrinkle, frown
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brow (n.)
Loe, now my Glory smear'd in dust and blood.Lo, now my glory smeared in dust and blood! 3H6 V.ii.23
My Parkes, my Walkes, my Mannors that I had,My parks, my walks, my manors that I had,park (n.)

old form: Parkes
hunting ground
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walk (n.)

old form: Walkes
garden path, walkway
Euen now forsake me; and of all my Lands,Even now forsake me, and of all my lands 3H6 V.ii.25
Is nothing left me, but my bodies length.Is nothing left me but my body's length. 3H6 V.ii.26
Why, what is Pompe, Rule, Reigne, but Earth and Dust?Why, what is pomp, rule, reign, but earth and dust? 3H6 V.ii.27
And liue we how we can, yet dye we must.And, live we how we can, yet die we must. 3H6 V.ii.28
Enter Oxford and Somerset.Enter Oxford and Somerset 3H6 V.ii.29
Ah Warwicke, Warwicke, wert thou as we are,Ah, Warwick, Warwick! Wert thou as we are, 3H6 V.ii.29
We might recouer all our Losse againe:We might recover all our loss again. 3H6 V.ii.30
The Queene from France hath brought a puissant power.The Queen from France hath brought a puissant power;power (n.)
armed force, troops, host, army
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puissant (adj.)
powerful, mighty, strong
Euen now we heard the newes: ah, could'st thou flye.Even now we heard the news. Ah, couldst thou fly! 3H6 V.ii.32
Why then I would not flye. Ah Mountague,Why, then I would not fly. Ah, Montague, 3H6 V.ii.33
If thou be there, sweet Brother, take my Hand,If thou be there, sweet brother, take my hand, 3H6 V.ii.34
And with thy Lippes keepe in my Soule a while.And with thy lips keep in my soul a while! 3H6 V.ii.35
Thou lou'st me not: for, Brother, if thou didst,Thou lovest me not; for, brother, if thou didst, 3H6 V.ii.36
Thy teares would wash this cold congealed blood,Thy tears would wash this cold congealed blood 3H6 V.ii.37
That glewes my Lippes, and will not let me speake.That glues my lips and will not let me speak. 3H6 V.ii.38
Come quickly Mountague, or I am dead.Come quickly, Montague, or I am dead. 3H6 V.ii.39
Ah Warwicke, Mountague hath breath'd his last,Ah, Warwick! Montague hath breathed his last; 3H6 V.ii.40
And to the latest gaspe, cry'd out for Warwicke:And to the latest gasp cried out for Warwick,latest (adj.)
last, final
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And said, Commend me to my valiant Brother.And said ‘ Commend me to my valiant brother.’commend (v.)
convey greetings, present kind regards
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And more he would haue said, and more he spoke,And more he would have said, and more he spoke, 3H6 V.ii.43
Which sounded like a Cannon in a Vault,Which sounded like a cannon in a vault, 3H6 V.ii.44
That mought not be distinguisht: but at last,That mought not be distinguished; but at lastmought (v.)
might (in the sense of 'could')
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I well might heare, deliuered with a groane,I well might hear, delivered with a groan, 3H6 V.ii.46
Oh farewell Warwicke.‘ O, farewell, Warwick!’ 3H6 V.ii.47
Sweet rest his Soule: / Flye Lords, and saue your selues,Sweet rest his soul! Fly, lords, and save yourselves; 3H6 V.ii.48
For Warwicke bids you all farewell, to meet in Heauen.For Warwick bids you all farewell, to meet in heaven. 3H6 V.ii.49
He dies 3H6 V.ii.49
Away, away, to meet the Queenes great power.Away, away, to meet the Queen's great power. 3H6 V.ii.50
Here they beare away his Body. Exeunt.Here they bear away his body. Exeunt 3H6 V.ii.50
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