Henry VI Part 2

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Enter Iacke Cade and the rest, and strikes hisEnter Jack Cade and the rest, and strikes his staff 2H6 IV.vi.1.1
staffe on London stone.on London StoneLondon Stone
ancient stone, possibly Roman, once a city landmark in Cannon Street, London
2H6 IV.vi.1.2
Cade. CADE 
Now is Mortimer Lord of this City, / And heere sitting Now is Mortimer lord of this city. And here, sitting 2H6 IV.vi.1
vpon London Stone, / I charge and command, that upon London Stone, I charge and command that, 2H6 IV.vi.2
of the Cities cost / The pissing Conduit run nothing of the city's cost, the Pissing Conduit run nothingcost (n.)
outlay, expense, expenditure
2H6 IV.vi.3
but Clarret Wine / This first yeare of our raigne. / And now but claret wine this first year of our reign. And now 2H6 IV.vi.4
henceforward it shall be Treason for any, / That calles me henceforward it shall be treason for any that calls me 2H6 IV.vi.5
other then Lord Mortimer.other than Lord Mortimer. 2H6 IV.vi.6
Enter a Soldier running.Enter a Soldier, running 2H6 IV.vi.7
Iacke Cade, Iacke Cade.Jack Cade! Jack Cade! 2H6 IV.vi.7
Cade. CADE 
Knocke him downe there. Knock him down there. 2H6 IV.vi.8
They kill him.They kill him 2H6 IV.vi.9
If this Fellow be wise, hee'l neuer call yee Iacke Cade If this fellow be wise, he'll never call ye Jack Cade 2H6 IV.vi.9
more, I thinke he hath a very faire warning.more; I think he hath a very fair warning. 2H6 IV.vi.10
Dicke. DICK 
My Lord, there's an Army gathered together in My lord, there's an army gathered together in 2H6 IV.vi.11
Smithfield.Smithfield. 2H6 IV.vi.12
Cade. CADE 
Come, then let's go fight with them: / But first,Come then, let's go fight with them. But first, 2H6 IV.vi.13
go and set London Bridge on fire, / And if you can, burne go and set London Bridge on fire, and, if you can, burn 2H6 IV.vi.14
downe the Tower too. Come, let's away. down the Tower too. Come, let's away. 2H6 IV.vi.15
Exeunt omnes.Exeunt 2H6 IV.vi.15
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