Henry VI Part 2
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Alarum. Retreat. Enter Yorke, Richard, Warwicke,Alarum. Retreat. Enter York, Richard, Warwick, 2H6 V.iii.1.1
and Soldiers, with Drum & Colours.and soldiers with drum and colours 2H6 V.iii.1.2
Yorke. YORK 
Of Salsbury, who can report of him,Of Salisbury, who can report of him, 2H6 V.iii.1
That Winter Lyon, who in rage forgetsThat winter lion, who in rage forgetswinter (adj.)aged, venerable2H6 V.iii.2
Aged contusions, and all brush of Time:Aged contusions and all brush of time;brush (n.)hostile meeting, collision, forceful encounter2H6 V.iii.3
contusion (n.)bruise, injury, lesion
And like a Gallant, in the brow of youth,And, like a gallant in the brow of youth,gallant (n.)fine gentleman, man of fashion2H6 V.iii.4
brow (n.)height, peak, pinnacle
Repaires him with Occasion. This happy dayRepairs him with occasion? This happy dayoccasion (n.)circumstance, opportunity2H6 V.iii.5
repair (v.)
old form: Repaires
restore, renew, revive
Is not it selfe, nor haue we wonne one foot,Is not itself, nor have we won one foot, 2H6 V.iii.6
If Salsbury be lost.If Salisbury be lost. 2H6 V.iii.7.1
Rich. RICHARD 
My Noble Father:My noble father, 2H6 V.iii.7.2
Three times to day I holpe him to his horse,Three times today I holp him to his horse, 2H6 V.iii.8
Three times bestrid him: Thrice I led him off,Three times bestrid him; thrice I led him off,bestride (v.)stand over, protect, safeguard2H6 V.iii.9
Perswaded him from any further act:Persuaded him from any further act; 2H6 V.iii.10
But still where danger was, still there I met him,But still where danger was, still there I met him,still (adv.)constantly, always, continually2H6 V.iii.11
And like rich hangings in a homely house,And like rich hangings in a homely house,homely (adj.)plain, simple, ordinary2H6 V.iii.12
hanging (n.)wall-covering, tapestry, curtain
So was his Will, in his old feeble body,So was his will in his old feeble body. 2H6 V.iii.13
But Noble as he is, looke where he comes.But, noble as he is, look where he comes. 2H6 V.iii.14
Enter Salisbury.Enter Salisbury 2H6 V.iii.15
Sal. SALISBURY 
Now by my Sword, well hast thou fought to day:Now, by my sword, well hast thou fought today; 2H6 V.iii.15
By'th' Masse so did we all. I thanke you Richard.By th' mass, so did we all. I thank you, Richard. 2H6 V.iii.16
God knowes how long it is I haue to liue:God knows how long it is I have to live, 2H6 V.iii.17
And it hath pleas'd him that three times to dayAnd it hath pleased Him that three times today 2H6 V.iii.18
You haue defended me from imminent death.You have defended me from imminent death. 2H6 V.iii.19
Well Lords, we haue not got that which we haue,Well, lords, we have not got that which we have; 2H6 V.iii.20
'Tis not enough our foes are this time fled,'Tis not enough our foes are this time fled, 2H6 V.iii.21
Being opposites of such repayring Nature.Being opposites of such repairing nature.opposite (n.)opponent, adversary, anatagonist2H6 V.iii.22
repairing (adj.)
old form: repayring
with power of recovery, with ability to revive
Yorke. YORK 
I know our safety is to follow them,I know our safety is to follow them;safety (n.)prudent course of action, best safeguard2H6 V.iii.23
For (as I heare) the King is fled to London,For, as I hear, the King is fled to London, 2H6 V.iii.24
To call a present Court of Parliament:To call a present court of parliament. 2H6 V.iii.25
Let vs pursue him ere the Writs go forth.Let us pursue him ere the writs go forth.writ (n.)written authority, formal order, warrant2H6 V.iii.26
What sayes Lord Warwicke, shall we after them?What says Lord Warwick? Shall we after them? 2H6 V.iii.27
War. WARWICK 
After them: nay before them if we can:After them! Nay, before them, if we can. 2H6 V.iii.28
Now by my hand (Lords) 'twas a glorious day.Now by my hand, lords, 'twas a glorious day. 2H6 V.iii.29
Saint Albons battell wonne by famous Yorke,Saint Albans battle, won by famous York, 2H6 V.iii.30
Shall be eterniz'd in all Age to come.Shall be eternized in all age to come.eternize (v.)
old form: eterniz'd
immortalize, make famous for ever
2H6 V.iii.31
Sound Drumme and Trumpets, and to London all,Sound drum and trumpets, and to London all, 2H6 V.iii.32
And more such dayes as these, to vs befall. And more such days as these to us befall!befall (v.), past forms befallen, befellhappen, occur, take place, turn out2H6 V.iii.33
Exeunt.Exeunt 2H6 V.iii.33
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