Henry VIII
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Enter Katherine Dowager, sicke, lead betweene Enter Katherine, Dowager, sick, led between H8 IV.ii.1.1
Griffith, her Gentleman Vsher, and Patience her Griffith, her gentleman usher, and Patience, her H8 IV.ii.1.2
Woman.woman H8 IV.ii.1.3
Grif. GRIFFITH 
How do's your Grace?How does your grace? H8 IV.ii.1.1
Kath. KATHERINE 
O Griffith, sicke to death:O Griffith, sick to death. H8 IV.ii.1.2
My Legges like loaden Branches bow to'th'Earth,My legs, like loaden branches bow to th' earth,loaden (adj.)laden, weighed downH8 IV.ii.2
Willing to leaue their burthen: Reach a Chaire,Willing to leave their burden. Reach a chair.leave (v.)
old form: leaue
abandon, forsake, relinquish
H8 IV.ii.3
So now (me thinkes) I feele a little ease.So: now, methinks, I feel a little ease.methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
H8 IV.ii.4
Did'st thou not tell me Griffith, as thoulead'st mee,Didst thou not tell me, Griffith, as thou ledst me, H8 IV.ii.5
That the great Childe of Honor, Cardinall WolseyThat the great child of honour, Cardinal Wolsey,child (n.)
old form: Childe
heir, scion, inheritor
H8 IV.ii.6
Was dead?Was dead? H8 IV.ii.7.1
Grif. GRIFFITH 
Yes Madam: but I thanke your GraceYes, madam; but I think your grace, H8 IV.ii.7.2
Out of the paine you suffer'd, gaue no eare too't.Out of the pain you suffered, gave no ear to't. H8 IV.ii.8
Kath. KATHERINE 
Pre'thee good Griffith, tell me how he dy'de.Prithee, good Griffith, tell me how he died. H8 IV.ii.9
If well, he stept before me happilyIf well, he stepped before me happilyhappily (adv.)fittingly, appropriately, aptlyH8 IV.ii.10
For my example.For my example.voice (n.)
old form: voyce
talk, rumour, opinion
H8 IV.ii.11.1
Grif. GRIFFITH 
Well, the voyce goes Madam,Well, the voice goes, madam: H8 IV.ii.11.2
For after the stout Earle NorthumberlandFor after the stout Earl Northumberlandstout (adj.)brave, valiant, resoluteH8 IV.ii.12
Arrested him at Yorke, and brought him forwardArrested him at York, and brought him forward, H8 IV.ii.13
As a man sorely tainted, to his Answer,As a man sorely tainted, to his answer,answer (n.)interrogation, cross-examination, appearance in court, trialH8 IV.ii.14
sorely (adv.)severely, intensely, very greatly
tainted (adj.)disgraced, discredited, dishonoured
He fell sicke sodainly, and grew so illHe fell sick suddenly, and grew so ill H8 IV.ii.15
He could not sit his Mule.He could not sit his mule. H8 IV.ii.16.1
Kath. KATHERINE 
Alas poore man.Alas, poor man. H8 IV.ii.16.2
Grif. GRIFFITH 
At last, with easie Rodes, he came to Leicester,At last, with easy roads, he came to Leicester,road (n.)
old form: Rodes
period of travel, stage
H8 IV.ii.17
Lodg'd in the Abbey; where the reuerend AbbotLodged in the abbey, where the reverend abbot, H8 IV.ii.18
With all his Couent, honourably receiu'd him;With all his covent, honourably received him;covent (n.)
old form: Couent
convent, community
H8 IV.ii.19
To whom he gaue these words. O Father Abbot,To whom he gave these words: ‘ O, father abbot, H8 IV.ii.20
An old man, broken with the stormes of State,An old man, broken with the storms of state, H8 IV.ii.21
Is come to lay his weary bones among ye:Is come to lay his weary bones among ye; H8 IV.ii.22
Giue him a little earth for Charity.Give him a little earth for charity.’ H8 IV.ii.23
So went to bed; where eagerly his sicknesseSo went to bed, where eagerly his sickness H8 IV.ii.24
Pursu'd him still, and three nights after this,Pursued him still, and, three nights after this,still (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyH8 IV.ii.25
About the houre of eight, which he himselfeAbout the hour of eight, which he himself H8 IV.ii.26
Foretold should be his last, full of Repentance,Foretold should be his last, full of repentance, H8 IV.ii.27
Continuall Meditations, Teares, and Sorrowes,Continual meditations, tears, and sorrows,sorrow (n.)
old form: Sorrowes
mourning, lamentation
H8 IV.ii.28
He gaue his Honors to the world agen,He gave his honours to the world again, H8 IV.ii.29
His blessed part to Heauen, and slept in peace.His blessed part to heaven, and slept in peace. H8 IV.ii.30
Kath. KATHERINE 
So may he rest, / His Faults lye gently on him:So may he rest; his faults lie gently on him! H8 IV.ii.31
Yet thus farre Griffith, giue me leaue to speake him,Yet thus far, Griffith, give me leave to speak him,speak (v.)
old form: speake
give an account of, report, describe
H8 IV.ii.32
And yet with Charity. He was a manAnd yet with charity. He was a man H8 IV.ii.33
Of an vnbounded stomacke, euer rankingOf an unbounded stomach, ever rankingstomach (n.)
old form: stomacke
pride, obstinacy, stubbornness
H8 IV.ii.34
Himselfe with Princes. One that by suggestionHimself with princes; one that by suggestionsuggestion (n.)temptation, instigation, prompting towards evilH8 IV.ii.35
Ty'de all the Kingdome. Symonie, was faire play,Tied all the kingdom. Simony was fair play;simony (n.)
old form: Symonie
trading in ecclesiastical appointments
H8 IV.ii.36
tie (v.)
old form: Ty'de
bring into subjection, put in bondage
His owne Opinion was his Law. I'th'presenceHis own opinion was his law. I'th' presencepresence (n.)royal assembly, eminent companyH8 IV.ii.37
He would say vntruths, and be euer doubleHe would say untruths, and be ever doubledouble (adj.)equivocal, ambiguousH8 IV.ii.38
Both in his words, and meaning. He was neuerBoth in his words and meaning. He was never, H8 IV.ii.39
(But where he meant to Ruine) pittifull.But where he meant to ruin, pitiful. H8 IV.ii.40
His Promises, were as he then was, Mighty:His promises were as he then was, mighty, H8 IV.ii.41
But his performance, as he is now, Nothing:But his performance as he is now, nothing. H8 IV.ii.42
Of his owne body he was ill, and gaueOf his own body he was ill, and gaveill (adj.)evil, wicked, immoralH8 IV.ii.43
The Clergy ill example.The clergy ill example.ill (adj.)bad, adverse, unfavourableH8 IV.ii.44.1
Grif. GRIFFITH 
Noble Madam:Noble madam, H8 IV.ii.44.2
Mens euill manners, liue in Brasse, their VertuesMen's evil manners live in brass; their virtues H8 IV.ii.45
We write in Water. May it please your HighnesseWe write in water. May it please your highness H8 IV.ii.46
To heare me speake his good now?To hear me speak his good now?speak (v.)
old form: speake
give an account of, report, describe
H8 IV.ii.47.1
Kath. KATHERINE 
Yes good Griffith,Yes, good Griffith, H8 IV.ii.47.2
I were malicious else.I were malicious else. H8 IV.ii.48.1
Grif. GRIFFITH 
This Cardinall,This Cardinal, H8 IV.ii.48.2
Though from an humble Stocke, vndoubtedlyThough from an humble stock, undoubtedly H8 IV.ii.49
Was fashion'd to much Honor. From his CradleWas fashioned to much honour. From his cradle H8 IV.ii.50
He was a Scholler, and a ripe, and good one:He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one, H8 IV.ii.51
Exceeding wise, faire spoken, and perswading:Exceeding wise, fair-spoken, and persuading;exceeding (adv.)exceedingly, extremely, veryH8 IV.ii.52
Lofty, and sowre to them that lou'd him not:Lofty and sour to them that loved him not, H8 IV.ii.53
But, to those men that sought him, sweet as Summer.But, to those men that sought him, sweet as summer. H8 IV.ii.54
And though he were vnsatisfied in getting,And though he were unsatisfied in getting – getting (n.)covetousness, acquiring thingsH8 IV.ii.55
unsatisfied (adj.)
old form: vnsatisfied
unsatisfiable, insatiable
(Which was a sinne) yet in bestowing, Madam,Which was a sin – yet in bestowing, madam,bestowing (n.)giving, benevolence, philanthropyH8 IV.ii.56
He was most Princely: Euer witnesse for himHe was most princely: ever witness for him H8 IV.ii.57
Those twinnes of Learning, that he rais'd in you,Those twins of learning that he raised in you, H8 IV.ii.58
Ipswich and Oxford: one of which, fell with him,Ipswich and Oxford! – one of which fell with him, H8 IV.ii.59
Vnwilling to out-liue the good that did it.Unwilling to outlive the good that did it;do (v.)organize, arrange, manageH8 IV.ii.60
good (n.)goodwill, goodness
The other (though vnfinish'd) yet so Famous,The other, though unfinished, yet so famous, H8 IV.ii.61
So excellent in Art, and still so rising,So excellent in art, and still so rising,art (n.)knowledge, learning, scholarship, scienceH8 IV.ii.62
That Christendome shall euer speake his Vertue.That Christendom shall ever speak his virtue. H8 IV.ii.63
His Ouerthrow, heap'd Happinesse vpon him:His overthrow heaped happiness upon him, H8 IV.ii.64
For then, and not till then, he felt himselfe,For then, and not till then, he felt himself, H8 IV.ii.65
And found the Blessednesse of being little.And found the blessedness of being little; H8 IV.ii.66
And to adde greater Honors to his AgeAnd, to add greater honours to his age H8 IV.ii.67
Then man could giue him; he dy'de, fearing God.Than man could give him, he died fearing God. H8 IV.ii.68
Kath. KATHERINE 
After my death, I wish no other Herald,After my death I wish no other herald, H8 IV.ii.69
No other speaker of my liuing Actions,No other speaker of my living actions, H8 IV.ii.70
To keepe mine Honor, from Corruption,To keep mine honour from corruption, H8 IV.ii.71
But such an honest Chronicler as Griffith.But such an honest chronicler as Griffith. H8 IV.ii.72
Whom I most hated Liuing, thou hast made meeWhom I most hated living, thou hast made me, H8 IV.ii.73
With thy Religious Truth, and Modestie,With thy religious truth and modesty,modesty (n.)
old form: Modestie
moderation, restraint, discipline
H8 IV.ii.74
religious (adj.)devout, conscientious, scrupulous
(Now in his Ashes) Honor: Peace be with him.Now in his ashes honour. Peace be with him! H8 IV.ii.75
Patience, be neere me still, and set me lower,Patience, be near me still, and set me lower;still (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyH8 IV.ii.76
I haue not long to trouble thee. Good Griffith,I have not long to trouble thee. Good Griffith, H8 IV.ii.77
Cause the Musitians play me that sad noteCause the musicians play me that sad notenote (n.)melody, tune, music, songH8 IV.ii.78
sad (adj.)serious, grave, solemn
I nam'd my Knell; whil'st I sit meditatingI named my knell, whilst I sit meditating H8 IV.ii.79
On that Coelestiall Harmony I go too.On that celestial harmony I go to. H8 IV.ii.80
Sad and solemne Musicke.Sad and solemn musicwench (n.)girl, lassH8 IV.ii.81
sad (adj.)serious, grave, solemn
Grif. GRIFFITH 
She is asleep: Good wench, let's sit down quiet,She is asleep. Good wench, let's sit down quiet, H8 IV.ii.81
For feare we wake her. Softly, gentle Patience.For fear we wake her. Softly, gentle Patience.gentle (adj.)soft, tender, kindH8 IV.ii.82
The Vision.The vision:bay (n.)
old form: Bayes
leaf of the bay-tree [used as a herb; symbol of triumph]
H8 IV.ii.83
congee, congie (v.)
old form: Conge
curtsy reverently, make a formal bow
change (n.)[dancing] round, turn
vizard (n.)mask, visor
Enter solemnely tripping one after another, sixe Enter, solemnly tripping one after another, six H8 IV.ii.83
Personages, clad in white Robes, wearing on their heades personages clad in white robes, wearing on their heads H8 IV.ii.83
Garlands of Bayes, and golden Vizards on their faces, garlands of bays, and golden vizards on their faces; H8 IV.ii.83
Branches of Bayes or Palme in their hands. They first branches of bays or palm in their hands. They first H8 IV.ii.83
Conge vnto her, then Dance: and at certaine Changes, congee unto her, then dance; and, at certain changes, H8 IV.ii.83
the first two hold a spare Garland ouer her Head, at the first two hold a spare garland over her head, at H8 IV.ii.83
which the other foure make reuerend Curtsies. Then the which the other four make reverent curtsies. Then the H8 IV.ii.83
two that held the Garland, deliuer the same to the other two that held the garland deliver the same to the other H8 IV.ii.83
next two, who obserue the same order in their Changes, next two, who observe the same order in their changes, H8 IV.ii.83
and holding the Garland ouer her head. Which done, and holding the garland over her head; which done, H8 IV.ii.83
they deliuer the same Garland to the last two: who they deliver the same garland to the last two, who H8 IV.ii.83
likewise obserue the same Order. At which (as it were likewise observe the same order. At which, as it were H8 IV.ii.83
by inspiration) she makes (in her sleepe) signes of reioycing, by inspiration, she makes in her sleep signs of rejoicing, H8 IV.ii.83
and holdeth vp her hands to heauen. And so, in their and holdeth up her hands to heaven; and so in their H8 IV.ii.83
Dancing vanish, carrying the Garland with them. The dancing vanish, carrying the garland with them. The H8 IV.ii.83
Musicke continues.music continues H8 IV.ii.83
Kath. KATHERINE 
Spirits of peace, where are ye? Are ye all gone?Spirits of peace, where are ye? Are ye all gone, H8 IV.ii.83
And leaue me heere in wretchednesse, behinde ye?And leave me here in wretchedness behind ye? H8 IV.ii.84
Grif. GRIFFITH 
Madam, we are heere.Madam, we are here. H8 IV.ii.85.1
Kath. KATHERINE 
It is not you I call for,It is not you I call for. H8 IV.ii.85.2
Saw ye none enter since I slept?Saw ye none enter since I slept? H8 IV.ii.86.1
Grif. GRIFFITH 
None Madam.None, madam. H8 IV.ii.86.2
Kath. KATHERINE 
No? Saw you not euen now a blessed TroopeNo? Saw you not even now a blessed troop H8 IV.ii.87
Inuite me to a Banquet, whose bright facesInvite me to a banquet, whose bright faces H8 IV.ii.88
Cast thousand beames vpon me, like the Sun?Cast thousand beams upon me, like the sun? H8 IV.ii.89
They promis'd me eternall Happinesse,They promised me eternal happiness, H8 IV.ii.90
And brought me Garlands (Griffith) which I feeleAnd brought me garlands, Griffith, which I feel H8 IV.ii.91
I am not worthy yet to weare: I shall assuredly.I am not worthy yet to wear; I shall, assuredly. H8 IV.ii.92
Grif. GRIFFITH 
I am most ioyfull Madam, such good dreamesI am most joyful, madam, such good dreams H8 IV.ii.93
Possesse your Fancy.Possess your fancy.music (n.)
old form: Musicke
musicians, players
H8 IV.ii.94.1
leave (v.)
old form: leaue
cease, stop, give up
fancy (n.)imagination, mind, mental state
Kath. KATHERINE 
Bid the Musicke leaue,Bid the music leave, H8 IV.ii.94.2
They are harsh and heauy to me. They are harsh and heavy to me. H8 IV.ii.95.1
Musicke ceases.Music ceasesheavy (adj.)
old form: heauy
tedious, tiresome, uninteresting
H8 IV.ii.95
Pati. PATIENCE 
Do you noteDo you note H8 IV.ii.95.2
How much her Grace is alter'd on the sodaine?How much her grace is altered on the sudden?sudden, of / on / upon a / the
old form: sodaine
suddenly
H8 IV.ii.96
How long her face is drawne? How pale she lookes,How long her face is drawn? How pale she looks? H8 IV.ii.97
And of an earthy cold? Marke her eyes?And of an earthy colour? Mark her eyes.cold (n.)coldness, chillH8 IV.ii.98
mark (v.)
old form: Marke
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
Grif. GRIFFITH 
She is going Wench. Pray, pray.She is going, wench. Pray, pray. H8 IV.ii.99.1
Pati. PATIENCE 
Heauen comfort her.Heaven comfort her! H8 IV.ii.99.2
Enter a Messenger.Enter a Messengersaucy (adj.)
old form: sawcy
insolent, impudent, presumptuous, defiant
H8 IV.ii.100
like (v.)please, suit
Mes. MESSENGER 
And't like your Grace ------An't like your grace –  H8 IV.ii.100.1
Kath. KATHERINE 
You are a sawcy Fellow,You are a saucy fellow! H8 IV.ii.100.2
Deserue we no more Reuerence?Deserve we no more reverence? H8 IV.ii.101.1
Grif. GRIFFITH  
(to Messenger)blame, to
old form: too
to be blamed, blameworthy
H8 IV.ii.101
You are too blame,You are to blame, H8 IV.ii.101.2
Knowing she will not loose her wonted GreatnesseKnowing she will not lose her wonted greatness,wonted (adj.)accustomed, usual, customaryH8 IV.ii.102
lose (v.)
old form: loose
part with, let go of, give up
To vse so rude behauiour. Go too, kneele.To use so rude behavior. Go to, kneel.rude (adj.)impolite, offensiveH8 IV.ii.103
Mes. MESSENGER 
I humbly do entreat your Highnesse pardon,I humbly do entreat your highness' pardon; H8 IV.ii.104
My hast made me vnmannerly. There is stayingMy haste made me unmannerly. There is staying H8 IV.ii.105
A Gentleman sent from the King, to see you.A gentleman sent from the King, to see you. H8 IV.ii.106
Kath. KATHERINE 
Admit him entrance Griffith. But this FellowAdmit him entrance, Griffith; but this fellow H8 IV.ii.107
Let me ne're see againe. Let me ne'er see again. H8 IV.ii.108.1
Exit Messeng.Exit Messenger H8 IV.ii.108
Enter Lord Capuchius.Enter Lord Capuchius H8 IV.ii.108
If my sight faile not,If my sight fail not, H8 IV.ii.108.2
You should be Lord Ambassador from the Emperor,You should be lord ambassador from the Emperor, H8 IV.ii.109
My Royall Nephew, and your name Capuchius.My royal nephew, and your name Capuchius. H8 IV.ii.110
Cap. CAPUCHIUS 
Madam the same. Your Seruant.Madam, the same: your servant. H8 IV.ii.111.1
Kath. KATHERINE 
O my Lord,O my lord, H8 IV.ii.111.2
The Times and Titles now are alter'd strangelyThe times and titles now are altered strangelystrangely (adv.)very greatly, extremelyH8 IV.ii.112
With me, since first you knew me. / But I pray you,With me since first you knew me. But I pray you, H8 IV.ii.113
What is your pleasure with me?What is your pleasure with me? H8 IV.ii.114.1
Cap. CAPUCHIUS 
Noble Lady,Noble lady, H8 IV.ii.114.2
First mine owne seruice to your Grace, the nextFirst mine own service to your grace; the next, H8 IV.ii.115
The Kings request, that I would visit you,The King's request that I would visit you, H8 IV.ii.116
Who greeues much for your weaknesse, and by meWho grieves much for your weakness, and by me H8 IV.ii.117
Sends you his Princely Commendations,Sends you his princely commendations,commendation (n.)(plural) regards, compliments, greetingsH8 IV.ii.118
And heartily entreats you take good comfort.And heartily entreats you take good comfort. H8 IV.ii.119
Kath. KATHERINE 
O my good Lord, that comfort comes too late,O my good lord, that comfort comes too late, H8 IV.ii.120
'Tis like a Pardon after Execution;'Tis like a pardon after execution. H8 IV.ii.121
That gentle Physicke giuen in time, had cur'd me:That gentle physic, given in time, had cured me,physic (n.)
old form: Physicke
medicine, healing, treatment
H8 IV.ii.122
gentle (adj.)soft, tender, kind
But now I am past all Comforts heere, but Prayers.But now I am past all comforts here but prayers. H8 IV.ii.123
How does his Highnesse?How does his highness? H8 IV.ii.124.1
Cap. CAPUCHIUS 
Madam, in good health.Madam, in good health. H8 IV.ii.124.2
Kath. KATHERINE 
So may he euer do, and euer flourish,So may he ever do, and ever flourish, H8 IV.ii.125
When I shall dwell with Wormes, and my poore nameWhen I shall dwell with worms, and my poor name H8 IV.ii.126
Banish'd the Kingdome. Patience, is that LetterBanished the kingdom. Patience, is that letter H8 IV.ii.127
I caus'd you write, yet sent away?I caused you write yet sent away? H8 IV.ii.128.1
Pat. PATIENCE 
No Madam.No, madam. H8 IV.ii.128.2
She gives it to Katherine H8 IV.ii.129
Kath. KATHERINE 
Sir, I most humbly pray you to deliuerSir, I most humbly pray you to deliver H8 IV.ii.129
This to my Lord the King.This to my lord the King. H8 IV.ii.130.1
Cap. CAPUCHIUS 
Most willing Madam.Most willing, madam. H8 IV.ii.130.2
Kath. KATHERINE 
In which I haue commended to his goodnesseIn which I have commended to his goodnesscommend (v.)commit, entrust, hand overH8 IV.ii.131
The Modell of our chaste loues: his yong daughter,The model of our chaste loves, his young daughter – model (n.)
old form: Modell
replica, image, copy
H8 IV.ii.132
The dewes of Heauen fall thicke in Blessings on her,The dews of heaven fall thick in blessings on her! –  H8 IV.ii.133
Beseeching him to giue her vertuous breeding.Beseeching him to give her virtuous breeding.breeding (n.)raising, upbringingH8 IV.ii.134
She is yong, and of a Noble modest Nature,She is young, and of a noble modest nature; H8 IV.ii.135
I hope she will deserue well; and a littleI hope she will deserve well – and a little H8 IV.ii.136
To loue her for her Mothers sake, that lou'd him,To love her for her mother's sake, that loved him, H8 IV.ii.137
Heauen knowes how deerely. / My next poore Petition,Heaven knows how dearly. My next poor petition H8 IV.ii.138
Is, that his Noble Grace would haue some pittieIs that his noble grace would have some pity H8 IV.ii.139
Vpon my wretched women, that so longUpon my wretched women, that so long H8 IV.ii.140
Haue follow'd both my Fortunes, faithfully,Have followed both my fortunes faithfully; H8 IV.ii.141
Of which there is not one, I dare auowOf which there is not one, I dare avow –  H8 IV.ii.142
(And now I should not lye) but will deserueAnd now I should not lie – but will deserve, H8 IV.ii.143
For Vertue, and true Beautie of the Soule,For virtue and true beauty of the soul, H8 IV.ii.144
For honestie, and decent CarriageFor honesty and decent carriage,decent (adj.)satisfying propriety, observing conformityH8 IV.ii.145
carriage (n.)bearing, demeanour, manner of behaviour
honesty (n.)virtue, chastity
A right good Husband (let him be a Noble)A right good husband, let him be a noble; H8 IV.ii.146
And sure those men are happy that shall haue 'em.And sure those men are happy that shall have 'em.happy (adj.)fortunate, lucky, favouredH8 IV.ii.147
The last is for my men, they are the poorest,The last is for my men – they are the poorest, H8 IV.ii.148
(But pouerty could neuer draw 'em from me)But poverty could never draw 'em from me –  H8 IV.ii.149
That they may haue their wages, duly paid 'em,That they may have their wages duly paid 'em, H8 IV.ii.150
And something ouer to remember me by.And something over to remember me by. H8 IV.ii.151
If Heauen had pleas'd to haue giuen me longer lifeIf heaven had pleased to have given me longer life H8 IV.ii.152
And able meanes, we had not parted thus.And able means, we had not parted thus. H8 IV.ii.153
These are the whole Contents, and good my Lord,These are the whole contents; and, good my lord, H8 IV.ii.154
By that you loue the deerest in this world,By that you love the dearest in this world, H8 IV.ii.155
As you wish Christian peace to soules departed,As you wish Christian peace to souls departed, H8 IV.ii.156
Stand these poore peoples Friend, and vrge the KingStand these poor people's friend, and urge the King H8 IV.ii.157
To do me this last right.To do me this last right. H8 IV.ii.158.1
Cap. CAPUCHIUS 
By Heauen I will,By heaven, I will, H8 IV.ii.158.2
Or let me loose the fashion of a man.Or let me lose the fashion of a man!fashion (n.)title, name, characterH8 IV.ii.159
Kath. KATHERINE 
I thanke you honest Lord. Remember meI thank you, honest lord. Remember meremember (v.)mention, make knownH8 IV.ii.160
In all humilitie vnto his Highnesse:In all humility unto his highness. H8 IV.ii.161
Say his long trouble now is passingSay his long trouble now is passing H8 IV.ii.162
Out of this world. Tell him in death I blest himOut of this world. Tell him in death I blessed him, H8 IV.ii.163
(For so I will) mine eyes grow dimme. FarewellFor so I will. Mine eyes grow dim. Farewell, H8 IV.ii.164
My Lord. Griffith farewell. Nay Patience,My lord. Griffith, farewell. Nay, Patience, H8 IV.ii.165
Vou must not leaue me yet. I must to bed,You must not leave me yet. I must to bed; H8 IV.ii.166
Call in more women. When I am dead, good Wench,Call in more women. When I am dead, good wench,wench (n.)girl, lassH8 IV.ii.167
Let me be vs'd with Honor; strew me ouerLet me be used with honour; strew me overuse (v.)
old form: vs'd
treat, deal with, manage
H8 IV.ii.168
With Maiden Flowers, that all the world may knowWith maiden flowers, that all the world may knowmaiden (adj.)befitting chastityH8 IV.ii.169
I was a chaste Wife, to my Graue: Embalme me,I was a chaste wife to my grave. Embalm me, H8 IV.ii.170
Then lay me forth (although vnqueen'd) yet likeThen lay me forth; although unqueened, yet likeunqueened (adj.)
old form: vnqueen'd
removed from the position of queen
H8 IV.ii.171
A Queene, and Daughter to a King enterre me.A queen, and daughter to a king, inter me. H8 IV.ii.172
I can no more.I can no more.can (v.)be skilled [in], have ability [in]H8 IV.ii.173
Exeunt leading Katherine.Exeunt, leading Katherine H8 IV.ii.173
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