Henry VI Part 3
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A March. Enter Edward, Richard, and their power.A march. Enter Edward, Richard, and their powerpower (n.)armed force, troops, host, army3H6 II.i.1.1
Edward. EDWARD 
I wonder how our Princely Father scap't:I wonder how our princely father 'scaped,scape, 'scape (v.)escape, avoid3H6 II.i.1
Or whether he be scap't away, or no,Or whether he be 'scaped away or no 3H6 II.i.2
From Cliffords and Northumberlands pursuit?From Clifford's and Northumberland's pursuit. 3H6 II.i.3
Had he been ta'ne, we should haue heard the newes;Had he been ta'en, we should have heard the news; 3H6 II.i.4
Had he beene slaine, we should haue heard the newes:Had he been slain, we should have heard the news; 3H6 II.i.5
Or had he scap't, me thinkes we should haue heardOr had he 'scaped, methinks we should have heardmethinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
3H6 II.i.6
The happy tidings of his good escape.The happy tidings of his good escape. 3H6 II.i.7
How fares my Brother? why is he so sad?How fares my brother? Why is he so sad?sad (adj.)serious, grave, solemn3H6 II.i.8
fare (v.)get on, manage, do, cope
Richard. RICHARD 
I cannot ioy, vntill I be resolu'dI cannot joy, until I be resolvedresolve (v.)
old form: resolu'd
satisfy, free from doubt
3H6 II.i.9
joy (v.)
old form: ioy
feel joy, be happy, rejoice
Where our right valiant Father is become.Where our right valiant father is become.become (v.)come to (be), to be found, reach3H6 II.i.10
I saw him in the Battaile range about,I saw him in the battle range about, 3H6 II.i.11
And watcht him how he singled Clifford forth.And watched him how he singled Clifford forth.single forth (v.)[hunting] select from a herd, separate from other people3H6 II.i.12
Me thought he bore him in the thickest troupe,Methought he bore him in the thickest troopmethinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: Me thought
it seems / seemed to me
3H6 II.i.13
bear (v.), past forms bore, bornebehave, look, conduct [oneself]
As doth a Lyon in a Heard of Neat,As doth a lion in a herd of neat;neat (n.)ox, cow, cattle3H6 II.i.14
Or as a Beare encompass'd round with Dogges:Or as a bear encompassed round with dogs,encompass (v.)
old form: encompass'd
surround, encircle, enclose
3H6 II.i.15
Who hauing pincht a few, and made them cry,Who having pinched a few and made them cry,pinch (v.)
old form: pincht
bite, nip
3H6 II.i.16
The rest stand all aloofe, and barke at him.The rest stand all aloof and bark at him.aloof (adv.)
old form: aloofe
a short distance away, to one side
3H6 II.i.17
So far'd our Father with his Enemies,So fared our father with his enemies;fare (v.)
old form: far'd
get on, manage, do, cope
3H6 II.i.18
So fled his Enemies my Warlike Father:So fled his enemies my warlike father. 3H6 II.i.19
Me thinkes 'tis prize enough to be his Sonne.Methinks 'tis prize enough to be his son.methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: Me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
3H6 II.i.20
prize (n.)advantage, privilege
See how the Morning opes her golden Gates,See how the morning opes her golden gates,ope (v.)open3H6 II.i.21
And takes her farwell of the glorious Sunne.And takes her farewell of the glorious sun! 3H6 II.i.22
How well resembles it the prime of Youth,How well resembles it the prime of youth, 3H6 II.i.23
Trimm'd like a Yonker, prauncing to his Loue?Trimmed like a younker prancing to his love!trimmed (adj.)
old form: Trimm'd
finely dressed, decked out
3H6 II.i.24
younker (n.)
old form: Yonker
fashionable young man, fine young gentleman
Ed. EDWARD 
Dazle mine eyes, or doe I see three Sunnes?Dazzle mine eyes, or do I see three suns?dazzle (v.)
old form: Dazle
grow dim, become unable to see properly
3H6 II.i.25
Rich. RICHARD 
Three glorious Sunnes, each one a perfect Sunne,Three glorious suns, each one a perfect sun; 3H6 II.i.26
Not seperated with the racking Clouds,Not separated with the racking clouds,racking (adj.)wind-driven, passing like smoke3H6 II.i.27
But seuer'd in a pale cleare-shining Skye.But severed in a pale clear-shining sky. 3H6 II.i.28
See, see, they ioyne, embrace, and seeme to kisse,See, see! They join, embrace, and seem to kiss, 3H6 II.i.29
As if they vow'd some League inuiolable.As if they vowed some league inviolable; 3H6 II.i.30
Now are they but one Lampe, one Light, one Sunne:Now are they but one lamp, one light, one sun. 3H6 II.i.31
In this, the Heauen figures some euent.In this the heaven figures some event.figure (v.)foretell, reveal, disclose3H6 II.i.32
Edward. EDWARD 
'Tis wondrous strange, / The like yet neuer heard of.'Tis wondrous strange, the like yet never heard of. 3H6 II.i.33
I thinke it cites vs (Brother) to the field,I think it cites us, brother, to the field,field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combat3H6 II.i.34
cite (v.)urge, call on, arouse, summon
That wee, the Sonnes of braue Plantagenet,That we, the sons of brave Plantagenet,brave (adj.)
old form: braue
noble, worthy, excellent
3H6 II.i.35
Each one alreadie blazing by our meedes,Each one already blazing by our meeds,meed (n.)
old form: meedes
merit, worth, excellence
3H6 II.i.36
Should notwithstanding ioyne our Lights together,Should notwithstanding join our lights together 3H6 II.i.37
And ouer-shine the Earth, as this the World.And over-shine the earth as this the world.overshine, over-shine (v.)
old form: ouer-shine
shine upon, light up, illuminate
3H6 II.i.38
What ere it bodes, hence-forward will I beareWhate'er it bodes, henceforward will I bearbode (v.)forebode, portend, predict, augur3H6 II.i.39
Vpon my Targuet three faire shining Sunnes.Upon my target three fair-shining suns.target (n.)
old form: Targuet
light round shield
3H6 II.i.40
Richard. RICHARD 
Nay, beare three Daughters: / By your leaue, I speake it,Nay, bear three daughters; by your leave I speak it, 3H6 II.i.41
You loue the Breeder better then the Male.You love the breeder better than the male.breeder (n.)child-bearer, female3H6 II.i.42
Enter one blowing.Enter a Messenger, blowing a horn 3H6 II.i.43.1
But what art thou, whose heauie Lookes fore-tellBut what art thou, whose heavy looks foretellheavy (adj.)
old form: heauie
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
3H6 II.i.43
Some dreadfull story hanging on thy Tongue?Some dreadful story hanging on thy tongue? 3H6 II.i.44
Mess. MESSENGER 
Ah, one that was a wofull looker on,Ah, one that was a woeful looker-on 3H6 II.i.45
When as the Noble Duke of Yorke was slaine,When as the noble Duke of York was slain, 3H6 II.i.46
Your Princely Father, and my louing Lord.Your princely father and my loving lord. 3H6 II.i.47
Edward. EDWARD 
Oh speake no more, for I haue heard too much.O, speak no more, for I have heard too much. 3H6 II.i.48
Richard. RICHARD 
Say how he dy'de, for I will heare it all.Say how he died, for I will hear it all. 3H6 II.i.49
Mess. MESSENGER 
Enuironed he was with many foes,Environed he was with many foes,environ (v.)
old form: Enuironed
surround, envelop, encircle, engulf
3H6 II.i.50
And stood against them, as the hope of TroyAnd stood against them, as the hope of TroyTroy (n.)ancient city of W Turkey, besieged for 10 years during the Trojan Wars; also called Ilium, Ilion3H6 II.i.51
Against the Greekes, that would haue entred Troy.Against the Greeks that would have entered Troy. 3H6 II.i.52
But Hercules himselfe must yeeld to oddes:But Hercules himself must yield to odds;Hercules (n.)[Roman form of Heracles] proverbial for his mythical physical strength and miraculous achievements3H6 II.i.53
And many stroakes, though with a little Axe,And many strokes, though with a little axe, 3H6 II.i.54
Hewes downe and fells the hardest-tymber'd Oake.Hew down and fells the hardest-timbered oak. 3H6 II.i.55
By many hands your Father was subdu'd,By many hands your father was subdued; 3H6 II.i.56
But onely slaught'red by the irefull ArmeBut only slaughtered by the ireful armireful (adj.)
old form: irefull
wrathful, angry, furious
3H6 II.i.57
Of vn-relenting Clifford, and the Queene:Of unrelenting Clifford and the Queen, 3H6 II.i.58
Who crown'd the gracious Duke in high despight,Who crowned the gracious Duke in high despite,high (adj.)very great, extreme3H6 II.i.59
despite (n.)
old form: despight
contempt, scorn, disdain
Laugh'd in his face: and when with griefe he wept,Laughed in his face; and when with grief he wept, 3H6 II.i.60
The ruthlesse Queene gaue him, to dry his Cheekes,The ruthless Queen gave him to dry his cheeks 3H6 II.i.61
A Napkin, steeped in the harmelesse bloodA napkin steeped in the harmless bloodnapkin (n.)handkerchief3H6 II.i.62
harmless (adj.)
old form: harmelesse
innocent, causing no harm
Of sweet young Rutland, by rough Clifford slaine:Of sweet young Rutland, by rough Clifford slain;rough (adj.)violent, harsh, cruel3H6 II.i.63
And after many scornes, many foule taunts,And after many scorns, many foul taunts, 3H6 II.i.64
They tooke his Head, and on the Gates of YorkeThey took his head, and on the gates of York 3H6 II.i.65
They set the same, and there it doth remaine,They set the same; and there it doth remain, 3H6 II.i.66
The saddest spectacle that ere I view'd.The saddest spectacle that e'er I viewed.sad (adj.)downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy3H6 II.i.67
Edward. EDWARD 
Sweet Duke of Yorke, our Prop to leane vpon,Sweet Duke of York, our prop to lean upon, 3H6 II.i.68
Now thou art gone, wee haue no Staffe, no Stay.Now thou art gone, we have no staff, no stay.stay (n.)support, prop3H6 II.i.69
Oh Clifford, boyst'rous Clifford, thou hast slaineO Clifford, boisterous Clifford! Thou hast slainboisterous (adj.)
old form: boyst'rous
violent, fierce, savage
3H6 II.i.70
The flowre of Europe, for his Cheualrie,The flower of Europe for his chivalry;chivalry (n.)
old form: Cheualrie
knightly prowess, warlike distinction
3H6 II.i.71
And trecherously hast thou vanquisht him,And treacherously hast thou vanquished him,treacherously (adv.)
old form: trecherously
despicably, contemptibly, in a cowardly manner
3H6 II.i.72
For hand to hand he would haue vanquisht thee.For hand to hand he would have vanquished thee. 3H6 II.i.73
Now my Soules Pallace is become a Prison:Now my soul's palace is become a prison; 3H6 II.i.74
Ah, would she breake from hence, that this my bodyAh, would she break from hence, that this my body 3H6 II.i.75
Might in the ground be closed vp in rest:Might in the ground be closed up in rest! 3H6 II.i.76
For neuer henceforth shall I ioy againe:For never henceforth shall I joy again;joy (v.)
old form: ioy
feel joy, be happy, rejoice
3H6 II.i.77
Neuer, oh neuer shall I see more ioy.Never, O never, shall I see more joy! 3H6 II.i.78
Rich. RICHARD 
I cannot weepe: for all my bodies moystureI cannot weep, for all my body's moisture 3H6 II.i.79
Scarse serues to quench my Furnace-burning hart:Scarce serves to quench my furnace-burning heart; 3H6 II.i.80
Nor can my tongue vnloade my hearts great burthen,Nor can my tongue unload my heart's great burden; 3H6 II.i.81
For selfe-same winde that I should speake withall,For self-same wind that I should speak withalwind (n.)
old form: winde
breath
3H6 II.i.82
Is kindling coales that fires all my brest,Is kindling coals that fires all my breast, 3H6 II.i.83
And burnes me vp with flames, that tears would quench.And burns me up with flames that tears would quench. 3H6 II.i.84
To weepe, is to make lesse the depth of greefe:To weep is to make less the depth of grief; 3H6 II.i.85
Teares then for Babes; Blowes, and Reuenge for mee.Tears then for babes, blows and revenge for me! 3H6 II.i.86
Richard, I beare thy name, Ile venge thy death,Richard, I bear thy name; I'll venge thy death,venge (v.)avenge, revenge3H6 II.i.87
Or dye renowned by attempting it.Or die renowned by attempting it. 3H6 II.i.88
Ed. EDWARD 
His name that valiant Duke hath left with thee:His name that valiant Duke hath left with thee; 3H6 II.i.89
His Dukedome, and his Chaire with me is left.His dukedom and his chair with me is left.chair (n.)
old form: Chaire
ducal seat
3H6 II.i.90
Rich. RICHARD 
Nay, if thou be that Princely Eagles Bird,Nay, if thou be that princely eagle's bird,bird (n.)young bird, fledgeling, nestling3H6 II.i.91
Shew thy descent by gazing 'gainst the Sunne:Show thy descent by gazing 'gainst the sun: 3H6 II.i.92
For Chaire and Dukedome, Throne and Kingdome say,For ‘ chair and dukedom,’ ‘ throne and kingdom ’ say; 3H6 II.i.93
Either that is thine, or else thou wer't not his.Either that is thine, or else thou wert not his. 3H6 II.i.94
March. Enter Warwicke, Marquesse Mountacute,March. Enter Warwick, the Marquess of Montague, 3H6 II.i.95.1
and their Army.and their army 3H6 II.i.95.2
Warwick. WARWICK 
How now faire Lords? What faire? What newes abroad?How now, fair lords! What fare? What news abroad?fare (n.)
old form: faire
happening, state of things, cheer
3H6 II.i.95
abroad (adv.)in the outside world, freely at large, elsewhere, everywhere
Rich. RICHARD 
Great Lord of Warwicke, if we should tecomptGreat Lord of Warwick, if we should recomptrecompt (v.)
old form: tecompt
recount, narrate, report
3H6 II.i.96
Our balefull newes, and at each words deliueranceOur baleful news, and at each word's deliverancedeliverance (n.)
old form: deliuerance
delivery, utterance, reporting
3H6 II.i.97
baleful (adj.)
old form: balefull
deadly, mortal, malignant
Stab Poniards in our flesh, till all were told,Stab poniards in our flesh till all were told,poniard (n.)dagger3H6 II.i.98
The words would adde more anguish then the wounds.The words would add more anguish than the wounds. 3H6 II.i.99
O valiant Lord, the Duke of Yorke is slaine.O valiant lord, the Duke of York is slain! 3H6 II.i.100
Edw. EDWARD 
O Warwicke, Warwicke, that PlantagenetO Warwick, Warwick! That Plantagenet, 3H6 II.i.101
Which held thee deerely, as his Soules Redemption,Which held thee dearly as his soul's redemption,hold (v.)consider, regard, esteem, value [as]3H6 II.i.102
Is by the sterne Lord Clifford done to death.Is by the stern Lord Clifford done to death.stern (adj.)
old form: sterne
cruel, malevolent, harsh
3H6 II.i.103
War. WARWICK 
Ten dayes ago, I drown'd these newes in teares.Ten days ago I drowned these news in tears; 3H6 II.i.104
And now to adde more measure to your woes,And now, to add more measure to your woes,measure (n.)extent, size, amount, quantity, mass3H6 II.i.105
I come to tell you things sith then befalne.I come to tell you things sith then befallen.sith (prep.)since3H6 II.i.106
befall (v.), past forms befallen, befell
old form: befalne
happen, occur, take place, turn out
After the bloody Fray at Wakefield fought,After the bloody fray at Wakefield fought, 3H6 II.i.107
Where your braue Father breath'd his latest gaspe,Where your brave father breathed his latest gasp,latest (adj.)last, final3H6 II.i.108
brave (adj.)
old form: braue
noble, worthy, excellent
Tydings, as swiftly as the Postes could runne,Tidings, as swiftly as the posts could run,post (n.)
old form: Postes
express messenger, courier
3H6 II.i.109
Were brought me of your Losse, and his Depart.Were brought me of your loss and his depart.depart (n.)death, passing away3H6 II.i.110
I then in London, keeper of the King,I, then in London, keeper of the King,keeper (n.)gaoler, warden, custodian3H6 II.i.111
Muster'd my Soldiers, gathered flockes of Friends,Mustered my soldiers, gathered flocks of friends, 3H6 II.i.112
Marcht toward S. Albons, to intercept the Queene,Marched toward Saint Albans to intercept the Queen, 3H6 II.i.113
Bearing the King in my behalfe along:Bearing the King in my behalf along;behalf (n.), especially: in behalf (of)
old form: behalfe
advantage, interest, benefit
3H6 II.i.114
For by my Scouts, I was aduertisedFor by my scouts I was advertisedadvertise, advertize (v.)
old form: aduertised
make aware, inform, notify; warn
3H6 II.i.115
That she was comming with a full intentThat she was coming with a full intentintent (n.)intention, purpose, aim3H6 II.i.116
To dash our late Decree in Parliament,To dash our late decree in parliamentlate (adj.)recent, not long past3H6 II.i.117
dash (v.)overturn, rescind, frustrate
Touching King Henries Oath, and your Succession:Touching King Henry's oath and your succession.touch (v.)affect, concern, regard, relate to3H6 II.i.118
Short Tale to make, we at S. Albons met,Short tale to make, we at Saint Albans met, 3H6 II.i.119
Our Battailes ioyn'd, and both sides fiercely fought:Our battles joined, and both sides fiercely fought;join (v.)
old form: ioyn'd
encounter, come together, meet in conflict
3H6 II.i.120
battle (n.)
old form: Battailes
army, fighting force, battalion
But whether 'twas the coldnesse of the King,But whether 'twas the coldness of the King,coldness (n.)
old form: coldnesse
indifference, apathy, passionless quality
3H6 II.i.121
Who look'd full gently on his warlike Queene,Who looked full gently on his warlike Queen, 3H6 II.i.122
That robb'd my Soldiers of their heated Spleene.That robbed my soldiers of their heated spleen;spleen (n.)
old form: Spleene
temper, spirit, passion [part of the body seen as the source of both gloomy and mirthful emotions]
3H6 II.i.123
heated (adj.)angry, inflamed, enraged, aroused
Or whether 'twas report of her successe,Or whether 'twas report of her success, 3H6 II.i.124
Or more then common feare of Cliffords Rigour,Or more than common fear of Clifford's rigour,rigour (n.)strength, severity, harshness3H6 II.i.125
Who thunders to his Captiues, Blood and Death,Who thunders to his captives blood and death, 3H6 II.i.126
I cannot iudge: but to conclude with truth,I cannot judge; but, to conclude with truth, 3H6 II.i.127
Their Weapons like to Lightning, came and went:Their weapons like to lightning came and went;like to / unto (conj./prep.)similar to, comparable with3H6 II.i.128
Our Souldiers like the Night-Owles lazie flight,Our soldiers', like the night-owl's lazy flight, 3H6 II.i.129
Or like a lazie Thresher with a Flaile,Or like a lazy thresher with a flail, 3H6 II.i.130
Fell gently downe, as if they strucke their Friends.Fell gently down, as if they struck their friends. 3H6 II.i.131
I cheer'd them vp with iustice of our Cause,I cheered them up with justice of our cause, 3H6 II.i.132
With promise of high pay, and great Rewards:With promise of high pay and great rewards; 3H6 II.i.133
But all in vaine, they had no heart to fight,But all in vain; they had no heart to fight, 3H6 II.i.134
And we (in them) no hope to win the day,And we in them no hope to win the day; 3H6 II.i.135
So that we fled: the King vnto the Queene,So that we fled; the King unto the Queen; 3H6 II.i.136
Lord George, your Brother, Norfolke, and my Selfe,Lord George your brother, Norfolk, and myself 3H6 II.i.137
In haste, post haste, are come to ioyne with you:In haste, post-haste, are come to join with you;posthaste, post-haste (adv.)
old form: post haste
at full speed
3H6 II.i.138
For in the Marches heere we heard you were,For in the Marches here we heard you were, 3H6 II.i.139
Making another Head, to fight againe.Making another head to fight again.head (n.)fighting force, army, body of troops3H6 II.i.140
Ed. EDWARD 
Where is the Duke of Norfolke, gentle Warwick?Where is the Duke of Norfolk, gentle Warwick? 3H6 II.i.141
And when came George from Burgundy to England?And when came George from Burgundy to England? 3H6 II.i.142
War. WARWICK 
Some six miles off the Duke is with the Soldiers,Some six miles off the Duke is with the soldiers; 3H6 II.i.143
And for your Brother he was lately sentAnd for your brother, he was lately sent 3H6 II.i.144
From your kinde Aunt Dutchesse of Burgundie,From your kind aunt, Duchess of Burgundy, 3H6 II.i.145
With ayde of Souldiers to this needfull Warre.With aid of soldiers to this needful war.needful (adj.)
old form: needfull
full of need, needing reinforcements
3H6 II.i.146
Rich. RICHARD 
'Twas oddes belike, when valiant Warwick fled;'Twas odds, belike, when valiant Warwick fled;odds (n. plural)
old form: oddes
inequalities, unfavourable circumstances
3H6 II.i.147
belike (adv.)probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
Oft haue I heard his praises in Pursuite,Oft have I heard his praises in pursuit,oft (adv.)often3H6 II.i.148
But ne're till now, his Scandall of Retire.But ne'er till now his scandal of retire.scandal (n.)
old form: Scandall
disgraceful reputation, scandalous imputation
3H6 II.i.149
retire (n.)retreat, withdrawal
War. WARWICK 
Nor now my Scandall Richard, dost thou heare:Nor now my scandal, Richard, dost thou hear; 3H6 II.i.150
For thou shalt know this strong right hand of mine,For thou shalt know this strong right hand of mine 3H6 II.i.151
Can plucke the Diadem from faint Henries head,Can pluck the diadem from faint Henry's head,faint (adj.)faint-hearted, timorous, fearful3H6 II.i.152
diadem (n.)crown, sovereign power
And wring the awefull Scepter from his Fist,And wring the awful sceptre from his fist,awful (adj.)
old form: awefull
awe-inspiring, worthy of respect
3H6 II.i.153
Were he as famous, and as bold in Warre,Were he as famous and as bold in war 3H6 II.i.154
As he is fam'd for Mildnesse, Peace, and Prayer.As he is famed for mildness, peace, and prayer. 3H6 II.i.155
Rich. RICHARD 
I know it well Lord Warwick, blame me not,I know it well, Lord Warwick; blame me not: 3H6 II.i.156
'Tis loue I beare thy glories make me speake:'Tis love I bear thy glories makes me speak. 3H6 II.i.157
But in this troublous time, what's to be done?But in this troublous time what's to be done?troublous (adj.)troubled, disturbed, confused3H6 II.i.158
Shall we go throw away our Coates of Steele,Shall we go throw away our coats of steel, 3H6 II.i.159
And wrap our bodies in blacke mourning Gownes,And wrap our bodies in black mourning gowns, 3H6 II.i.160
Numb'ring our Aue-Maries with our Beads?Numbering our Ave-Maries with our beads?Ave-Marie (n.)
old form: Aue-Maries
[of a rosary] Hail Mary
3H6 II.i.161
bead (n.)[plural] rosary beads
Or shall we on the Helmets of our FoesOr shall we on the helmets of our foes 3H6 II.i.162
Tell our Deuotion with reuengefull Armes?Tell our devotion with revengeful arms?tell (v.)count out, number, itemize3H6 II.i.163
If for the last, say I, and to it Lords.If for the last, say ay, and to it, lords. 3H6 II.i.164
War. WARWICK 
Why therefore Warwick came to seek you out,Why, therefore Warwick came to seek you out, 3H6 II.i.165
And therefore comes my Brother Mountague:And therefore comes my brother Montague. 3H6 II.i.166
Attend me Lords, the proud insulting Queene,Attend me, lords. The proud insulting Queen,insulting (adj.)scornfully boasting, contemptuously exulting3H6 II.i.167
attend (v.)listen [to], pay attention [to]
With Clifford, and the haught Northumberland,With Clifford and the haught Northumberland,haught (adj.)haughty, arrogant, high-and-mighty3H6 II.i.168
And of their Feather, many moe proud Birds,And of their feather many moe proud birds,mo, moe (adj.)more [in number]3H6 II.i.169
Haue wrought the easie-melting King, like Wax.Have wrought the easy-melting King like wax.easy-melting (adj.)
old form: easie-melting
pliable, manipulatable, easily persuaded
3H6 II.i.170
work (v.), past form wroughtwork on, manipulate
He swore consent to your Succession,He swore consent to your succession, 3H6 II.i.171
His Oath enrolled in the Parliament.His oath enrolled in the parliament;enrol (v.)record, register, legally enter3H6 II.i.172
And now to London all the crew are gone,And now to London all the crew are gone, 3H6 II.i.173
To frustrate both his Oath, and what besideTo frustrate both his oath and what besidefrustrate (v.)annul, make null and void, render ineffectual3H6 II.i.174
beside (adv.)besides, in addition
May make against the house of Lancaster.May make against the house of Lancaster.make (v.)prove effective, be of avail3H6 II.i.175
Their power (I thinke) is thirty thousand strong:Their power, I think, is thirty thousand strong.power (n.)armed force, troops, host, army3H6 II.i.176
Now, if the helpe of Norfolke, and my selfe,Now, if the help of Norfolk and myself, 3H6 II.i.177
With all the Friends that thou braue Earle of March,With all the friends that thou, brave Earl of March, 3H6 II.i.178
Among'st the louing Welshmen can'st procure,Amongst the loving Welshmen canst procure,loving (adj.)
old form: louing
friendly, loyal, staunch
3H6 II.i.179
Will but amount to fiue and twenty thousand,Will but amount to five and twenty thousand, 3H6 II.i.180
Why Via, to London will we march,Why, via! To London will we march amain,via, fia (int.)forward, onward3H6 II.i.181
amain (adv.)in all haste, at full speed
And once againe, bestride our foaming Steeds,And once again bestride our foaming steeds, 3H6 II.i.182
And once againe cry Charge vpon our Foes,And once again cry ‘ Charge!’ upon our foes; 3H6 II.i.183
But neuer once againe turne backe and flye.But never once again turn back and fly.turn back (v.)
old form: turne backe
turn tail, retreat, withdraw
3H6 II.i.184
Rich. RICHARD 
I, now me thinks I heare great Warwick speak;Ay, now methinks I hear great Warwick speak.methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: me thinks
it seems / seemed to me
3H6 II.i.185
Ne're may he liue to see a Sun-shine day,Ne'er may he live to see a sunshine day 3H6 II.i.186
That cries Retire, if Warwicke bid him stay.That cries ‘ Retire!’ if Warwick bid him stay.stay (v.)remain, continue, endure3H6 II.i.187
Ed. EDWARD 
Lord Warwicke, on thy shoulder will I leane,Lord Warwick, on thy shoulder will I lean; 3H6 II.i.188
And when thou failst (as God forbid the houre)And when thou failest – as God forbid the hour! –  3H6 II.i.189
Must Edward fall, which perill heauen forefend.Must Edward fall, which peril heaven forfend!forfend (v.)
old form: forefend
forbid
3H6 II.i.190
War. WARWICK 
No longer Earle of March, but Duke of Yorke:No longer Earl of March, but Duke of York; 3H6 II.i.191
The next degree, is Englands Royall Throne:The next degree is England's royal throne;degree (n.)step, stage, rung3H6 II.i.192
For King of England shalt thou be proclaim'dFor King of England shalt thou be proclaimed 3H6 II.i.193
In euery Burrough as we passe along,In every borough as we pass along; 3H6 II.i.194
And he that throwes not vp his cap for ioy,And he that throws not up his cap for joy 3H6 II.i.195
Shall for the Fault make forfeit of his head.Shall for the fault make forfeit of his head.fault (n.)mistake, error, blunder3H6 II.i.196
King Edward, valiant Richard Mountague:King Edward, valiant Richard, Montague, 3H6 II.i.197
Stay we no longer, dreaming of Renowne,Stay we no longer, dreaming of renown,stay (v.)linger, tarry, delay3H6 II.i.198
But sound the Trumpets, and about our Taske.But sound the trumpets, and about our task. 3H6 II.i.199
Rich. RICHARD 
Then Clifford, were thy heart as hard as Steele,Then Clifford, were thy heart as hard as steel, 3H6 II.i.200
As thou hast shewne it flintie by thy deeds,As thou hast shown it flinty by thy deeds, 3H6 II.i.201
I come to pierce it, or to giue thee mine.I come to pierce it, or to give thee mine. 3H6 II.i.202
Ed. EDWARD 
Then strike vp Drums, God and S. George for vs.Then strike up drums; God and Saint George for us!George, Saintin Christian tradition, the patron saint of England, 3rd-c3H6 II.i.203
Enter a Messenger.Enter a Messenger 3H6 II.i.204
War. WARWICK 
How now? what newes?How now! What news? 3H6 II.i.204
Mes. MESSENGER 
The Duke of Norfolke sends you word by me,The Duke of Norfolk sends you word by me 3H6 II.i.205
The Queene is comming with a puissant Hoast,The Queen is coming with a puissant host,puissant (adj.)powerful, mighty, strong3H6 II.i.206
host (n.)
old form: Hoast
army, armed multitude
And craues your company, for speedy counsell.And craves your company for speedy counsel.crave (v.)
old form: craues
beg, entreat, request
3H6 II.i.207
War. WARWICK 
Why then it sorts, braue Warriors, let's away.Why then it sorts, brave warriors; let's away.sort (v.)suit, be fitting, be appropriate3H6 II.i.208
brave (adj.)
old form: braue
noble, worthy, excellent
Exeunt Omnes.Exeunt 3H6 II.i.208
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