Henry IV Part 2
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Enter the Earle of Warwicke, and the Lord Chiefe IusticeEnter Warwick and the Lord Chief Justice 2H4 V.ii.1
Warwicke.WARWICK 
How now, my Lord Chiefe Iustice, whether away? How now, my Lord Chief Justice, whither away? 2H4 V.ii.1
Ch.Iust.LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 
How doth the King? How doth the King? 2H4 V.ii.2
Warw.WARWICK 
Exceeding well: his Cares / Are now, all ended. Exceeding well; his cares are now all ended.exceeding (adv.)exceedingly, extremely, very2H4 V.ii.3
Ch.Iust.LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 
I hope, not dead. I hope, not dead. 2H4 V.ii.4.1
Warw.WARWICK 
Hee's walk'd the way of Nature, He's walked the way of nature,nature (n.)mortal life, natural life2H4 V.ii.4.2
And to our purposes, he liues no more. And to our purposes he lives no more.purpose (n.)intention, aim, plan2H4 V.ii.5
Ch.Iust.LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 
I would his Maiesty had call'd me with him, I would his majesty had called me with him. 2H4 V.ii.6
The seruice, that I truly did his life, The service that I truly did his life 2H4 V.ii.7
Hath left me open to all iniuries. Hath left me open to all injuries. 2H4 V.ii.8
War.WARWICK 
Indeed I thinke the yong King loues you not. Indeed I think the young King loves you not. 2H4 V.ii.9
Ch.Iust.LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 
I know he doth not, and do arme my selfe I know he doth not, and do arm myself 2H4 V.ii.10
To welcome the condition of the Time, To welcome the condition of the time,condition (n.)nature, state, circumstances2H4 V.ii.11
Which cannot looke more hideously vpon me, Which cannot look more hideously upon me 2H4 V.ii.12
Then I haue drawne it in my fantasie. Than I have drawn it in my fantasy.fantasy (n.)
old form: fantasie
imagination, inventiveness, mental creativity
2H4 V.ii.13
Enter Iohn of Lancaster, Gloucester, and ClarenceEnter Prince John of Lancaster, Clarence, Gloucester 2H4 V.ii.14.1
and attendant lords 2H4 V.ii.14.2
War.WARWICK 
Heere come the heauy Issue of dead Harrie: Here come the heavy issue of dead Harry.issue (n.)child(ren), offspring, family, descendant2H4 V.ii.14
heavy (adj.)
old form: heauy
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
O, that the liuing Harrie had the temper O that the living Harry had the tempertemper (n.)frame of mind, temperament, disposition2H4 V.ii.15
Of him, the worst of these three Gentlemen: Of him, the worst of these three gentlemen! 2H4 V.ii.16
How many Nobles then, should hold their places, How many nobles then should hold their placesplace (n.)position, post, office, rank2H4 V.ii.17
That must strike saile, to Spirits of vilde sort? That must strike sail to spirits of vile sort!strike (v.)[of sails] lower, take down [especially before a mightier vessel]2H4 V.ii.18
Ch.Iust.LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 
Alas, I feare, all will be ouer-turn'd. O God, I fear all will be overturned. 2H4 V.ii.19
Iohn.PRINCE JOHN 
Good morrow Cosin Warwick, good morrow. Good morrow, cousin Warwick, good morrow.morrow (n.)morning2H4 V.ii.20
Glou. Cla.GLOUCESTER and CLARENCE 
Good morrow, Cosin. Good morrow, cousin. 2H4 V.ii.21
Iohn.PRINCE JOHN 
We meet, like men, that had forgot to speake. We meet like men that had forgot to speak. 2H4 V.ii.22
War.WARWICK 
We do remember: but our Argument We do remember, but our argumentargument (n.)subject of conversation, subject-matter, topic2H4 V.ii.23
Is all too heauy, to admit much talke. Is all too heavy to admit much talk.heavy (adj.)
old form: heauy
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
2H4 V.ii.24
Ioh.PRINCE JOHN 
Well: Peace be with him, that hath made vs heauy Well, peace be with him that hath made us heavy. 2H4 V.ii.25
Ch.Iust.LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 
Peace be with vs, least we be heauier. Peace be with us, lest we be heavier! 2H4 V.ii.26
Glou.GLOUCESTER 
O, good my Lord, you haue lost a friend indeed: O, good my lord, you have lost a friend indeed, 2H4 V.ii.27
And I dare sweare, you borrow not that face And I dare swear you borrow not that face 2H4 V.ii.28
Of seeming sorrow, it is sure your owne. Of seeming sorrow – it is sure your own.seeming (adj.)apparent, convincing in appearance2H4 V.ii.29
Iohn.PRINCE JOHN 
Though no man be assur'd what grace to finde, Though no man be assured what grace to find,grace (n.)honour, favour, recognition, respect2H4 V.ii.30
find (v.)
old form: finde
expect, receive, meet with
You stand in coldest expectation. You stand in coldest expectation.expectation (n.)anticipation, hopefulness2H4 V.ii.31
cold (adj.)bad, unwelcome, disagreeable
I am the sorrier, would 'twere otherwise. I am the sorrier; would 'twere otherwise. 2H4 V.ii.32
Cla.CLARENCE 
Wel, you must now speake Sir Iohn Falstaffe faire, Well, you must now speak Sir John Falstaff fair,fair (adv.)
old form: faire
kindly, encouragingly, courteously
2H4 V.ii.33
Which swimmes against your streame of Quality. Which swims against your stream of quality.quality (n.)nature, disposition, character2H4 V.ii.34
stream (n.)
old form: streame
current, flow, drift
Ch.Iust.LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 
Sweet Princes: what I did, I did in Honor, Sweet Princes, what I did I did in honour, 2H4 V.ii.35
Led by th' Imperiall Conduct of my Soule, Led by th' impartial conduct of my soul.conduct (n.)guidance, direction2H4 V.ii.36
And neuer shall you see, that I will begge And never shall you see that I will beg 2H4 V.ii.37
A ragged, and fore-stall'd Remission. A ragged and forestalled remission.remission (n.)pardon, forgiveness2H4 V.ii.38
ragged (adj.)beggarly, shabby, abject
forestalled (adj.)
old form: fore-stall'd
[unclear meaning] certain to be refused
If Troth, and vpright Innocency fayle me, If truth and upright innocency fail me,innocency (n.)innocence2H4 V.ii.39
Ile to the King (my Master) that is dead, I'll to the King my master that is dead, 2H4 V.ii.40
And tell him, who hath sent me after him. And tell him who hath sent me after him. 2H4 V.ii.41
War.WARWICK 
Heere comes the Prince. Here comes the Prince. 2H4 V.ii.42
Enter Prince Henrie.Enter King Henry V, attended by Blunt and othersattend (v.)serve, follow, wait [on/upon]2H4 V.ii.43.1
Ch.Iust.LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 
Good morrow: and heauen saue your Maiesty Good morrow, and God save your majesty! 2H4 V.ii.43
Prince.KING HENRY V 
This new, and gorgeous Garment, Maiesty, This new and gorgeous garment, majesty, 2H4 V.ii.44
Sits not so easie on me, as you thinke. Sits not so easy on me as you think. 2H4 V.ii.45
Brothers, you mixe your Sadnesse with some Feare: Brothers, you mix your sadness with some fear. 2H4 V.ii.46
This is the English, not the Turkish Court: This is the English, not the Turkish court; 2H4 V.ii.47
Not Amurah, an Amurah succeeds, Not Amurath an Amurath succeeds,Amurath (n.)[pron: 'amurat] 16th-c Turkish sultan, Murad III, who killed all his brothers on ascending the throne; as did his successor2H4 V.ii.48
But Harry, Harry: Yet be sad (good Brothers) But Harry Harry. Yet be sad, good brothers,sad (adj.)downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy2H4 V.ii.49
For (to speake truth) it very well becomes you: For, by my faith, it very well becomes you.become (v.)grace, honour, dignify2H4 V.ii.50
Sorrow, so Royally in you appeares, Sorrow so royally in you appears 2H4 V.ii.51
That I will deeply put the Fashion on, That I will deeply put the fashion ondeeply (adv.)profoundly, thoroughly, sincerely2H4 V.ii.52
And weare it in my heart. Why then be sad, And wear it in my heart. Why then, be sad; 2H4 V.ii.53
But entertaine no more of it (good Brothers) But entertain no more of it, good brothers,entertain (v.)
old form: entertaine
receive, admit, let in
2H4 V.ii.54
Then a ioynt burthen, laid vpon vs all. Than a joint burden laid upon us all. 2H4 V.ii.55
For me, by Heauen (I bid you be assur'd) For me, by heaven, I bid you be assured, 2H4 V.ii.56
Ile be your Father, and your Brother too: I'll be your father and your brother too. 2H4 V.ii.57
Let me but beare your Loue, Ile beare your Cares; Let me but bear your love, I 'll bear your cares. 2H4 V.ii.58
But weepe that Harrie's dead, and so will I. Yet weep that Harry's dead, and so will I; 2H4 V.ii.59
But Harry liues, that shall conuert those Teares But Harry lives, that shall convert those tears 2H4 V.ii.60
By number, into houres of Happinesse. By number into hours of happiness. 2H4 V.ii.61
Iohn, &c.PRINCES 
We hope no other from your Maiesty. We hope no otherwise from your majesty. 2H4 V.ii.62
Prin.KING HENRY V 
You all looke strangely on me: and you most, You all look strangely on me – and (to Lord Chief Justice) you most;strangely (adv.)like a stranger, distantly, in an unfriendly manner2H4 V.ii.63
You are (I thinke) assur'd, I loue you not. You are, I think, assured I love you not. 2H4 V.ii.64
Ch.Iust.LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 
I am assur'd (if I be measur'd rightly) I am assured, if I be measured rightly,measure (v.)
old form: measur'd
judge, appraise
2H4 V.ii.65
Your Maiesty hath no iust cause to hate mee. Your majesty hath no just cause to hate me. 2H4 V.ii.66
Pr.KING HENRY V 
No?No? 2H4 V.ii.67
How might a Prince of my great hopes forget How might a prince of my great hopes forget 2H4 V.ii.68
So great Indignities you laid vpon me? So great indignities you laid upon me? 2H4 V.ii.69
What? Rate? Rebuke? and roughly send to Prison What! Rate, rebuke, and roughly send to prisonrate (v.)berate, reproach, rebuke, scold2H4 V.ii.70
Th' immediate Heire of England? Was this easie? Th' immediate heir of England! Was this easy?easy (adj.)
old form: easie
slight, petty, insignificant
2H4 V.ii.71
May this be wash'd in Lethe, and forgotten? May this be washed in Lethe and forgotten?Lethe (n.)[pron: 'leethee] a mythological river of the underworld, causing oblivion to those who drank from it2H4 V.ii.72
Ch.Iust.LORD CHIEF JUSTICE 
I then did vse the Person of your Father: I then did use the person of your father;use the person of
old form: vse
represent, stand in place of
2H4 V.ii.73
The Image of his power, lay then in me, The image of his power lay then in meimage (n.)embodiment, instance, form2H4 V.ii.74
power (n.)authority, government
And in th' administration of his Law, And in th' administration of his law. 2H4 V.ii.75
Whiles I was busie for the Commonwealth, Whiles I was busy for the commonwealth, 2H4 V.ii.76
Your Highnesse pleased to forget my place, Your highness pleased to forget my place,place (n.)position, post, office, rank2H4 V.ii.77
The Maiesty, and power of Law, and Iustice, The majesty and power of law and justice, 2H4 V.ii.78
The Image of the King, whom I presented, The image of the King whom I presented,present (v.)symbolize, represent, suggest2H4 V.ii.79
And strooke me in my very Seate of Iudgement: And struck me in my very seat of judgement; 2H4 V.ii.80
Whereon (as an Offender to your Father) Whereon, as an offender to your father, 2H4 V.ii.81
I gaue bold way to my Authority, I gave bold way to my authority 2H4 V.ii.82
And did commit you. If the deed were ill, And did commit you. If the deed were ill,ill (adj.)evil, wicked, immoral2H4 V.ii.83
Be you contented, wearing now the Garland, Be you contented, wearing now the garland,garland (n.)wreath of victory2H4 V.ii.84
To haue a Sonne, set your Decrees at naught? To have a son set your decrees at naught? 2H4 V.ii.85
To plucke downe Iustice from your awefull Bench? To pluck down justice from your awful bench?awful (adj.)
old form: awefull
awe-inspiring, worthy of respect
2H4 V.ii.86
To trip the course of Law, and blunt the Sword To trip the course of law, and blunt the swordtrip (v.)overthrow, catch out, point out fault in2H4 V.ii.87
course (n.)habit, custom, practise, normal procedure
That guards the peace, and safety of your Person? That guards the peace and safety of your person? 2H4 V.ii.88
Nay more, to spurne at your most Royall Image, Nay, more, to spurn at your most royal image,spurn against / at (v.)
old form: spurne
kick out at, treat with contempt
2H4 V.ii.89
And mocke your workings, in a Second body? And mock your workings in a second body?working (n.)aim, endeavour, performance2H4 V.ii.90
second (adj.)using a deputy, surrogate, proxy
body (n.)person, individual
Question your Royall Thoughts, make the case yours: Question your royal thoughts, make the case yours; 2H4 V.ii.91
Be now the Father, and propose a Sonne: Be now the father and propose a son,propose (v.)imagine, contemplate, picture2H4 V.ii.92
Heare your owne dignity so much prophan'd, Hear your own dignity so much profaned, 2H4 V.ii.93
See your most dreadfull Lawes, so loosely slighted; See your most dreadful laws so loosely slighted, 2H4 V.ii.94
Behold your selfe, so by a Sonne disdained: Behold yourself so by a son disdained; 2H4 V.ii.95
And then imagine me, taking your part, And then imagine me taking your part, 2H4 V.ii.96
And in your power, soft silencing your Sonne: And in your power soft silencing your son.power (n.)exercise of power, authoritative action2H4 V.ii.97
silence (v.)force to remain in silence, keep under restraint
soft (adv.)gently, calmly, not so forcefully
After this cold considerance, sentence me; After this cold considerance sentence me,cold (adj.)calm, cool, deliberate2H4 V.ii.98
considerance (n.)consideration, reflection, thought
And, as you are a King, speake in your State, And, as you are a king, speak in your statestate (n.)kingship, majesty, sovereignty2H4 V.ii.99
What I haue done, that misbecame my place, What I have done that misbecame my place,misbecome (v.)appear unbecoming to, be unseemly to2H4 V.ii.100
place (n.)position, post, office, rank
My person, or my Lieges Soueraigntie. My person, or my liege's sovereignty. 2H4 V.ii.101
Prin.KING HENRY V 
You are right Iustice, and you weigh this well: You are right justice, and you weigh this well.right (adj.)veritable, true, good2H4 V.ii.102
weigh (v.)judge, rate, assess the value of
Therefore still beare the Ballance, and the Sword: Therefore still bear the balance and the sword,still (adv.)ever, now [as before]2H4 V.ii.103
And I do wish your Honors may encrease, And I do wish your honours may increase 2H4 V.ii.104
Till you do liue, to see a Sonne of mine Till you do live to see a son of mine 2H4 V.ii.105
Offend you, and obey you, as I did. Offend you and obey you, as I did. 2H4 V.ii.106
So shall I liue, to speake my Fathers words: So shall I live to speak my father's words: 2H4 V.ii.107
Happy am I, that haue a man so bold, ‘ Happy am I, that have a man so bold 2H4 V.ii.108
That dares do Iustice, on my proper Sonne; That dares do justice on my proper son;proper (adj.)very, own2H4 V.ii.109
And no lesse happy, hauing such a Sonne, And not less happy, having such a son 2H4 V.ii.110
That would deliuer vp his Greatnesse so, That would deliver up his greatness so 2H4 V.ii.111
Into the hands of Iustice. You did commit me: Into the hands of justice.’ You did commit me –  2H4 V.ii.112
For which, I do commit into your hand, For which I do commit into your hand 2H4 V.ii.113
Th' vnstained Sword that you haue vs'd to beare: Th' unstained sword that you have used to bear, 2H4 V.ii.114
With this Remembrance; That you vse the same With this remembrance: that you use the sameremembrance (n.)reminder2H4 V.ii.115
With the like bold, iust, and impartiall spirit With the like bold, just, and impartial spiritlike (adj.)same, similar, alike, equal2H4 V.ii.116
As you haue done 'gainst me. There is my hand, As you have done 'gainst me. There is my hand. 2H4 V.ii.117
You shall be as a Father, to my Youth: You shall be as a father to my youth; 2H4 V.ii.118
My voice shall sound, as you do prompt mine eare, My voice shall sound as you do prompt mine ear, 2H4 V.ii.119
And I will stoope, and humble my Intents, And I will stoop and humble my intentsintent (n.)intention, purpose, aim2H4 V.ii.120
stoop (v.)
old form: stoope
kneel, submit, bow down
To your well-practis'd, wise Directions. To your well-practised wise directions. 2H4 V.ii.121
And Princes all, beleeue me, I beseech you: And, Princes all, believe me, I beseech you, 2H4 V.ii.122
My Father is gone wilde into his Graue, My father is gone wild into his grave,wild (adj.)
old form: wilde
erratic, irregular, unruly
2H4 V.ii.123
(For in his Tombe, lye my Affections) For in his tomb lie my affections;affection (n.)emotion, feeling2H4 V.ii.124
And with his Spirits, sadly I suruiue, And with his spirits sadly I survivesadly (adv.)seriously, gravely, solemnly2H4 V.ii.125
spirit (n.)(plural) sentiments, faculties, traits of character
To mocke the expectation of the World; To mock the expectation of the world,mock (v.)
old form: mocke
disprove, defy, disppoint
2H4 V.ii.126
To frustrate Prophesies, and to race out To frustrate prophecies, and to raze outraze, raze out
old form: race
erase, obliterate, wipe out
2H4 V.ii.127
Rotten Opinion, who hath writ me downe Rotten opinion, who hath writ me downopinion (n.)public opinion, popular judgement2H4 V.ii.128
rotten (adj.)flawed, erroneous, corrupt
After my seeming. The Tide of Blood in me, After my seeming. The tide of blood in meseeming (n.)demeanour, outward behaviour2H4 V.ii.129
blood (n.)disposition, temper, mood
Hath prowdly flow'd in Vanity, till now. Hath proudly flowed in vanity till now.proudly (adv.)
old form: prowdly
haughtily, arrogantly, disdainfully
2H4 V.ii.130
Now doth it turne, and ebbe backe to the Sea, Now doth it turn, and ebb back to the sea, 2H4 V.ii.131
Where it shall mingle with the state of Floods, Where it shall mingle with the state of floods,mingle (v.)join, unite, combine2H4 V.ii.132
state (n.)kingship, majesty, sovereignty
flood (n.)sea, deep, waves, rushing water
And flow henceforth in formall Maiesty. And flow henceforth in formal majesty. 2H4 V.ii.133
Now call we our High Court of Parliament, Now call we our high court of parliament, 2H4 V.ii.134
And let vs choose such Limbes of Noble Counsaile, And let us choose such limbs of noble counsellimb (n.)
old form: Limbes
member, branch
2H4 V.ii.135
That the great Body of our State may go That the great body of our state may go 2H4 V.ii.136
In equall ranke, with the best gouern'd Nation, In equal rank with the best-governed nation; 2H4 V.ii.137
That Warre, or Peace, or both at once may be That war, or peace, or both at once, may be 2H4 V.ii.138
As things acquainted and familiar to vs, As things acquainted and familiar to us; 2H4 V.ii.139
In which you (Father) shall haue formost hand. In which you, father, shall have foremost hand. 2H4 V.ii.140
Our Coronation done, we will accite Our coronation done, we will accite,accite (v.)cite, summon, call2H4 V.ii.141
(As I before remembred) all our State, As I before remembered, all our state.state (n.)government, ruling body, administration2H4 V.ii.142
remember (v.)
old form: remembred
mention, make known
And heauen (consigning to my good intents) And, God consigning to my good intents,intent (n.)intention, purpose, aim2H4 V.ii.143
consign to (v.)agree with, accept, assent to, endorse
No Prince, nor Peere, shall haue iust cause to say, No prince nor peer shall have just cause to say, 2H4 V.ii.144
Heauen shorten Harries happy life, one day.God shorten Harry's happy life one day! 2H4 V.ii.145
Exeunt.Exeunt 2H4 V.ii.145
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