Henry V

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Enter the King of France, the Dolphin, theEnter the King of France, the Dauphin, the Duke of H5 III.v.1.1
Constable of France, and others.Britaine, the Constable of France, and othersBrittaine, Britaine, Brittayne (n.)
Brittany, NW France
H5 III.v.1.2
'Tis certaine he hath past the Riuer Some. 'Tis certain he hath passed the River Somme. H5 III.v.1
And if he be not fought withall, my Lord, And if he be not fought withal, my lord, H5 III.v.2
Let vs not liue in France: let vs quit all, Let us not live in France: let us quit all, H5 III.v.3
And giue our Vineyards to a barbarous People. And give our vineyards to a barbarous people. H5 III.v.4
O Dieu viuant: Shall a few Sprayes of vs, O Dieu vivant! Shall a few sprays of us,spray (n.)

old form: Sprayes
branch, limb, offshoot
H5 III.v.5
Dieu (n.)
God [Click on this word for a link to a translation of the French in this scene.]
The emptying of our Fathers Luxurie, The emptying of our fathers' luxury,luxury (n.)

old form: Luxurie
lust, lechery, lasciviousness
H5 III.v.6
Our Syens, put in wilde and sauage Stock, Our scions, put in wild and savage stock,savage (adj.)

old form: sauage
uncultivated, wild, rough
H5 III.v.7
scion (n.)

old form: Syens
shoot, graft, limb
Spirt vp so suddenly into the Clouds, Spirt up so suddenly into the clouds,spirt up (v.)

old form: vp
sprout, shoot up, germinate
H5 III.v.8
And ouer-looke their Grafters? And overlook their grafters?overlook (v.)

old form: ouer-looke
rise above, look down on
H5 III.v.9
grafter (n.)
tree from which a graft has been taken
Normans, but bastard Normans, Norman bastards: Normans, but bastard Normans, Norman bastards! H5 III.v.10
Mort du ma vie, if they march along Mort Dieu! Ma vie! If they march along H5 III.v.11
Vnfought withall, but I will sell my Dukedome, Unfought withal, but I will sell my dukedom H5 III.v.12
To buy a slobbry and a durtie Farme To buy a slobbery and a dirty farmslobbery (adj.)

old form: slobbry
slimy, muddy, sloppy
H5 III.v.13
In that nooke-shotten Ile of Albion. In that nook-shotten isle of Albion.nook-shotten (adj.)

old form: nooke-shotten
crookedly shaped, corner-ridden
H5 III.v.14
Albion (n.)
poetic name for England or Britain
Dieu de Battailes, where haue they this mettell? Dieu de batailles! Where have they this mettle? H5 III.v.15
Is not their Clymate foggy, raw, and dull? Is not their climate foggy, raw, and dull, H5 III.v.16
On whom, as in despight, the Sunne lookes pale, On whom, as in despite, the sun looks pale,despite (n.)

old form: despight
contempt, scorn, disdain
H5 III.v.17
Killing their Fruit with frownes. Can sodden Water, Killing their fruit with frowns? Can sodden water,sodden (adj.)
boiled, stewed up
H5 III.v.18
A Drench for sur-reyn'd Iades, their Barly broth, A drench for sur-reined jades, their barley broth,sur-reined (adj.)

old form: sur-reyn'd
over-ridden, overworked, worn out
H5 III.v.19
jade (n.)

old form: Iades
worn-out horse, hack, worthless nag
drench (n.)
drink, draught
barley broth (n.)

old form: Barly broth
ale [as given to horses]
Decoct their cold blood to such valiant heat? Decoct their cold blood to such valiant heat?decoct (v.)
warm up, heat up, inflame
H5 III.v.20
And shall our quick blood, spirited with Wine, And shall our quick blood, spirited with wine,quick (adj.)
lively, animated, vivacious
H5 III.v.21
Seeme frostie? O, for honor of our Land, Seem frosty? O, for honour of our land, H5 III.v.22
Let vs not hang like roping Isyckles Let us not hang like roping iciclesroping (adj.)
forming rope-like threads, drooping
H5 III.v.23
Vpon our Houses Thatch, whiles a more frostie People Upon our houses' thatch, whiles a more frosty people H5 III.v.24
Sweat drops of gallant Youth in our rich fields: Sweat drops of gallant youth in our rich fields! –  H5 III.v.25
Poore we call them, in their Natiue Lords. Lest poor we call them in their native lords. H5 III.v.26
By Faith and Honor, By faith and honour, H5 III.v.27
Our Madames mock at vs, and plainely say, Our madams mock at us, and plainly saymadam (n.)

old form: Madames
high-ranking lady
H5 III.v.28
Our Mettell is bred out, and they will giue Our mettle is bred out, and they will givebreed out (v.)
exhaust through breeding, become degenerate
H5 III.v.29
Their bodyes to the Lust of English Youth, Their bodies to the lust of English youth, H5 III.v.30
To new-store France with Bastard Warriors. To new-store France with bastard warriors.new-store (v.)
freshly populate, supply with new children
H5 III.v.31
They bid vs to the English Dancing-Schooles, They bid us to the English dancing-schools, H5 III.v.32
And teach Lauolta's high, and swift Carranto's, And teach lavoltas high and swift corantos,lavolt, lavolta (n.)

old form: Lauolta's
lively, high-leaping dance
H5 III.v.33
coranto (n.)

old form: Carranto's
lively dance with quick running steps
Saying, our Grace is onely in our Heeles, Saying our grace is only in our heels, H5 III.v.34
And that we are most loftie Run-awayes. And that we are most lofty runaways. H5 III.v.35
Where is Montioy the Herald? speed him hence, Where is Montjoy the Herald? Speed him hence, H5 III.v.36
Let him greet England with our sharpe defiance. Let him greet England with our sharp defiance. H5 III.v.37
Vp Princes, and with spirit of Honor edged, Up, Princes, and with spirit of honour edged,edged (adj.)
sharp, sharpened, cutting
H5 III.v.38
More sharper then your Swords, high to the field: More sharper than your swords, hie to the field!field (n.)
field of battle, battleground, field of combat
H5 III.v.39
hie (v.)

old form: high
hasten, hurry, speed
Charles Delabreth, High Constable of France, Charles Delabreth, High Constable of France, H5 III.v.40
You Dukes of Orleance, Burbon, and of Berry, You Dukes of Orleans, Bourbon, and of Berri, H5 III.v.41
Alanson, Brabant, Bar, and Burgonie, Alençon, Brabant, Bar, and Burgundy, H5 III.v.42
Iaques Chattillion, Rambures, Vandemont, Jaques Chatillon, Rambures, Vaudemont, H5 III.v.43
Beumont, Grand Pree, Roussi, and Faulconbridge,Beaumont, Grandpré, Roussi, and Faulconbridge, H5 III.v.44
Loys, Lestrale, Bouciquall, and Charaloyes,Foix, Lestrake, Bouciqualt, and Charolois, H5 III.v.45
High Dukes, great Princes, Barons, Lords, and Kings; High Dukes, great Princes, Barons, Lords and Knights, H5 III.v.46
For your great Seats, now quit you of great shames: For your great seats, now quit you of great shames.quit (v.)
rid, free, relieve
H5 III.v.47
seat (n.)
Barre Harry England, that sweepes through our Land Bar Harry England, that sweeps through our land H5 III.v.48
With Penons painted in the blood of Harflew: With pennons painted in the blood of Harfleur!pennon (n.)

old form: Penons
streamer, banner, flag
H5 III.v.49
Rush on his Hoast, as doth the melted Snow Rush on his host, as doth the melted snowhost (n.)

old form: Hoast
army, armed multitude
H5 III.v.50
Vpon the Valleyes, whose low Vassall Seat, Upon the valleys, whose low vassal seatvassal (adj.)

old form: Vassall
subject, servile, subordinate
H5 III.v.51
The Alpes doth spit, and void his rhewme vpon. The Alps doth spit and void his rheum upon!rheum (n.)

old form: rhewme
spit, spittle, saliva
H5 III.v.52
void (v.)
empty, clear out, discharge
Goe downe vpon him, you haue Power enough, Go down upon him, you have power enough,power (n.)
armed force, troops, host, army
H5 III.v.53
And in a Captiue Chariot, into Roan And in a captive chariot into Rouen H5 III.v.54
Bring him our Prisoner. Bring him our prisoner. H5 III.v.55.1
This becomes the Great. This becomes the great.become (v.)
be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
H5 III.v.55.2
Sorry am I his numbers are so few, Sorry am I his numbers are so few, H5 III.v.56
His Souldiers sick, and famisht in their March: His soldiers sick, and famished in their march; H5 III.v.57
For I am sure, when he shall see our Army, For I am sure, when he shall see our army, H5 III.v.58
Hee'le drop his heart into the sinck of feare, He'll drop his heart into the sink of fear,sink (n.)

old form: sinck
cesspool, waste pit, sewer
H5 III.v.59
And for atchieuement, offer vs his Ransome. And for achievement offer us his ransom. H5 III.v.60
Therefore Lord Constable, hast on Montioy, Therefore, Lord Constable, haste on Montjoy, H5 III.v.61
And let him say to England, that we send, And let him say to England that we send H5 III.v.62
To know what willing Ransome he will giue. To know what willing ransom he will give. H5 III.v.63
Prince Dolphin, you shall stay with vs in Roan. Prince Dauphin, you shall stay with us in Rouen. H5 III.v.64
Not so, I doe beseech your Maiestie. Not so, I do beseech your majesty. H5 III.v.65
Be patient, for you shall remaine with vs. Be patient, for you shall remain with us. H5 III.v.66
Now forth Lord Constable, and Princes all, Now forth, Lord Constable, and Princes all, H5 III.v.67
And quickly bring vs word of Englands fall. And quickly bring us word of England's fall. H5 III.v.68
Exeunt.Exeunt H5 III.v.68
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