Henry VI Part 3
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Flourish. Enter King Edward in triumph, with Richard, Flourish. Enter King Edward in triumph, with Richard, 3H6 V.iii.1.1
Clarence, and the rest.George, and the rest 3H6 V.iii.1.2
King. EDWARD 
Thus farre our fortune keepes an vpward course,Thus far our fortune keeps an upward course, 3H6 V.iii.1
And we are grac'd with wreaths of Victorie:And we are graced with wreaths of victory.grace (v.)
old form: grac'd
favour, add merit to, do honour to
3H6 V.iii.2
But in the midst of this bright-shining Day,But, in the midst of this bright-shining day, 3H6 V.iii.3
I spy a black suspicious threatning Cloud,I spy a black, suspicious, threatening cloud, 3H6 V.iii.4
That will encounter with our glorious Sunne,That will encounter with our glorious sunencounter with (v.)contest, dispute, confront3H6 V.iii.5
Ere he attaine his easefull Westerne Bed:Ere he attain his easeful western bed;easeful (adj.)
old form: easefull
comfortable, relaxing, soothing
3H6 V.iii.6
I meane, my Lords, those powers that the QueeneI mean, my lords, those powers that the Queenpower (n.)armed force, troops, host, army3H6 V.iii.7
Hath rays'd in Gallia, haue arriued our Coast,Hath raised in Gallia have arrived our coast,Gallia (n.)old name for France [Gaul]3H6 V.iii.8
arrive (v.)
old form: arriued
reach, arrive at
And, as we heare, march on to fight with vs.And, as we hear, march on to fight with us. 3H6 V.iii.9
Clar. GEORGE 
A little gale will soone disperse that Cloud,A little gale will soon disperse that cloud 3H6 V.iii.10
And blow it to the Source from whence it came,And blow it to the source from whence it came; 3H6 V.iii.11
Thy very Beames will dry those Vapours vp,The very beams will dry those vapours up,very (adj.)mere, alone3H6 V.iii.12
vapour (n.)empty manifestation, worthless emanation
For euery Cloud engenders not a Storme.For every cloud engenders not a storm.engender (v.)produce, develop, generate3H6 V.iii.13
Rich. RICHARD 
The Queene is valued thirtie thousand strong,The Queen is valued thirty thousand strong,value (v.)estimate, reckon, number3H6 V.iii.14
And Somerset, with Oxford, fled to her:And Somerset, with Oxford, fled to her; 3H6 V.iii.15
If she haue time to breathe, be well assur'dIf she have time to breathe, be well assuredbreathe (v.)catch breath, pause, rest3H6 V.iii.16
Her faction will be full as strong as ours.Her faction will be full as strong as ours. 3H6 V.iii.17
King. EDWARD 
We are aduertis'd by our louing friends,We are advertised by our loving friendsadvertise, advertize (v.)
old form: aduertis'd
make aware, inform, notify; warn
3H6 V.iii.18
That they doe hold their course toward Tewksbury.That they do hold their course toward Tewkesbury.Tewkesbury (n.)[pron: 'tyooksbree] town in Gloucestershire, a mustard-making centre; battle site (1471)3H6 V.iii.19
We hauing now the best at Barnet field,We, having now the best at Barnet field,best (n.)victory, triumph, success3H6 V.iii.20
field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combat
Will thither straight, for willingnesse rids way,Will thither straight, for willingness rids way;way (n.)journey, expedition, outing3H6 V.iii.21
straight (adv.)straightaway, immediately, at once
rid (v.)get rid of, destroy, kill
And as we march, our strength will be augmented:And, as we march, our strength will be augmented 3H6 V.iii.22
In euery Countie as we goe along,In every county as we go along. 3H6 V.iii.23
Strike vp the Drumme, cry courage, and away. Strike up the drum; cry ‘ Courage!’ and away! 3H6 V.iii.24
Exeunt.Exeunt 3H6 V.iii.24
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