Henry IV Part 2
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Enter Falstaffe, Shallow, Silence, Bardolfe,Enter Falstaff, Shallow, Silence, Davy, Bardolph, 2H4 V.iii.1.1
Page, and Pistolland the Page 2H4 V.iii.1.2
Nay, you shall see mine Orchard: where, in an Nay, you shall see my orchard, where, in anorchard (n.)garden2H4 V.iii.1
Arbor we will eate a last yeares Pippin of my owne arbour, we will eat a last year's pippin of my ownarbour (n.)bower, shady retreat2H4 V.iii.2
graffing, with a dish of Carrawayes, and so forth. (Come graffing, with a dish of caraways, and so forth – come,graffing (n.)grafting2H4 V.iii.3
caraway (n.)carraway seeds, or a delicacy containing carraway seeds
Cosin Silence, and then to bed. cousin Silence – and then to bed. 2H4 V.iii.4
You haue heere a goodly dwelling, 'Fore God, you have here a goodly dwelling, 2H4 V.iii.5
and a rich. and a rich. 2H4 V.iii.6
Barren, barren, barren: Beggers all, beggers Barren, barren, barren; beggars all, beggars 2H4 V.iii.7
all Sir Iohn: Marry, good ayre. Spread Dauy, spread all, Sir John – marry, good air. Spread, Davy, spread,spread (v.)lay the table2H4 V.iii.8
marry (int.)[exclamation] by Mary
Dauie: Well said Dauie. Davy, well said, Davy.said, wellwell done2H4 V.iii.9
This Dauie serues you for good vses: he is This Davy serves you for good uses – he is 2H4 V.iii.10
your Seruingman, and your Husband. your servingman and your husband.husband (n.)houskeeper, steward, domestic manager2H4 V.iii.11
A good Varlet, a good Varlet, a very good A good varlet, a good varlet, a very goodvarlet (n.)knave, rogue, rascal, ruffian2H4 V.iii.12
Varlet, Sir Iohn: I haue drunke too much varlet, Sir John – by the mass, I have drunk too much 2H4 V.iii.13
Sacke at Supper. A good Varlet. Now sit downe, now sit sack at supper – a good varlet. Now sit down, now sitsack (n.)
old form: Sacke
[type of] white wine
2H4 V.iii.14
downe: Come Cosin. down – come, cousin. 2H4 V.iii.15
Ah sirra (quoth-a) we shall Ah, sirrah! quoth 'a, we shallquoth a, quotha (int.)
old form: quoth-a
did he say?, indeed!
2H4 V.iii.16
sirrah (n.)sir [commanding, insulting, or familiar, depending on context]
doe nothing but eate, and make good cheere, (sings) Do nothing but eat, and make good cheer, 2H4 V.iii.17
and praise heauen for the merrie yeere: And praise God for the merry year, 2H4 V.iii.18
when flesh is cheape, and Females deere, When flesh is cheap and females dear,flesh (n.)meat2H4 V.iii.19
and lustie Lads rome heere, and there: And lusty lads roam here and there,lusty (adj.)
old form: lustie
merry, cheerful, lively
2H4 V.iii.20
so merrily, So merrily, 2H4 V.iii.21
and euer among so merrily. And ever among so merrily.ever among
old form: euer
all the while; or: everywhere
2H4 V.iii.22
There's a merry heart, good M. Silence, There's a merry heart, Good Master Silence! 2H4 V.iii.23
Ile giue you a health for that anon. I'll give you a health for that anon.health (n.)toast, salutation in drink2H4 V.iii.24
anon (adv.)soon, shortly, presently
Good M. Bardolfe: some wine, Dauie. Give Master Bardolph some wine, Davy. 2H4 V.iii.25
Sweet sir, sit: Ile be with you anon: most sweete Sweet sir, sit – I'll be with you anon. Most sweet 2H4 V.iii.26
sir, sit. Master Page, good M. Page, sit: Proface. sir, sit; master page, good master page, sit. Proface!proface (int.)[polite expression used to someone about to eat or drink] may it do you good, for your benefit2H4 V.iii.27
What you want in meate, wee'l haue in drinke: but you What you want in meat, we'll have in drink; but youwant (v.)lack, need, be without2H4 V.iii.28
beare, the heart's all.must bear; the heart's all.bear (v.), past forms bore, borne
old form: beare
tolerate, endure, put up with
2H4 V.iii.29
Exit 2H4 V.iii.29
Be merry M. Bardolfe, and my little Be merry, Master Bardolph; and, my little 2H4 V.iii.30
Souldiour there, be merry. soldier there, be merry. 2H4 V.iii.31
(sings) 2H4 V.iii.32
Be merry, be merry, my wife ha's all. Be merry, be merry, my wife has all, 2H4 V.iii.32
For women are Shrewes, both short, and tall: For women are shrews, both short and tall. 2H4 V.iii.33
'Tis merry in Hall, when Beards wagge all; 'Tis merry in hall, when beards wags all,wag (v.)
old form: wagge
move, stir, rouse
2H4 V.iii.34
And welcome merry Shrouetide. Be merry, be merry. And welcome merry Shrovetide! Be merry, be merry.Shrovetide (n.)in Christian tradition, the three days before Ash Wednesday2H4 V.iii.35
I did not thinke M. Silence had bin a man I did not think Master Silence had been a man 2H4 V.iii.36
of this Mettle. of this mettle. 2H4 V.iii.37
Who I? I haue beene merry twice and once, ere Who, I? I have been merry twice and once ere 2H4 V.iii.38
now. now. 2H4 V.iii.39
Enter Davy 2H4 V.iii.40.1
(to Bardolph) 2H4 V.iii.40.2
There is a dish of Lether-coats for There's a dish of leather-coats forleather-coat (n.)russet apple [with a rough skin]2H4 V.iii.40
you. you. 2H4 V.iii.41
Dauie. Davy! 2H4 V.iii.42
Your Worship: Ile be with you straight. Your worship! I'll be with you straight. (tostraight (adv.)straightaway, immediately, at once2H4 V.iii.43
A cup of Wine, sir? Bardolph) A cup of wine, sir? 2H4 V.iii.44
(sings) 2H4 V.iii.45
A Cup of Wine, that's briske and fine, A cup of wine that's brisk and fine, 2H4 V.iii.45
& drinke vnto the Leman mine: And drink unto thee, leman mine,leman (n.)lover, paramour, sweetheart2H4 V.iii.46
and a merry heart liues long-a. And a merry heart lives long-a. 2H4 V.iii.47
Well said, M. Silence. Well said, Master Silence. 2H4 V.iii.48
If we shall be merry, now comes in the sweete An we shall be merry, now comes in the sweetand, an (conj.)if, whether2H4 V.iii.49
of the night. o'th' night. 2H4 V.iii.50
Health, and long life to you, M. Silence. Health and long life to you, Master Silence. 2H4 V.iii.51
(sings) 2H4 V.iii.52.1
Fill the Cuppe, and let it come. Fill the cup, and let it come,come, let it[drinking call] pass it round2H4 V.iii.52
Ile pledge you a mile to the bottome. I'll pledge you a mile to th' bottom.pledge (v.)drink a toast to, drink to2H4 V.iii.53
Honest Bardolfe, welcome: If thou want'st Honest Bardolph, welcome! If thou wantestwant (v.)lack, need, be without2H4 V.iii.54
any thing, and wilt not call, beshrew thy heart. anything and wilt not call, beshrew thy heart. (to thebeshrew, 'shrew (v.)curse, devil take, evil befall2H4 V.iii.55
Welcome my little tyne theefe, and welcome indeed Page) Welcome, my little tiny thief, and welcome indeed,thief (n.)villain, scoundrel, rogue, wretch2H4 V.iii.56
too: Ile drinke to M. Bardolfe, and to all the too! I'll drink to Master Bardolph, and to all the  2H4 V.iii.57
Cauileroes about London. cabileros about London.cabilero (n.)
old form: Cauileroes
fine fellow, gallant
2H4 V.iii.58
I hope to see London, once ere I die. I hope to see London once ere I die.once (adv.)one day, some time2H4 V.iii.59
If I might see you there, Dauie. An I might see you there, Davy – and, an (conj.)if, whether2H4 V.iii.60
You'l cracke a quart together? Ha, By the mass, you'll crack a quart together – ha!crack (v.)
old form: cracke
drink, empty, knock back
2H4 V.iii.61
will you not M. Bardolfe? will you not, Master Bardolph? 2H4 V.iii.62
Yes Sir, in a pottle pot. Yea, sir, in a pottle-pot.pottle, pottle-pot (n.)drinking vessel containing two quarts2H4 V.iii.63
I thanke thee: the knaue By God's liggens, I thank thee. The knaveknave (n.)
old form: knaue
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
2H4 V.iii.64
liggens (n.)[unclear] dear eyelids
will sticke by thee, I can assure thee that. He will not out, will stick by thee, I can assure thee that; 'a will not out,out (v.)drop out, quit2H4 V.iii.65
he is true bred. 'a; 'tis true bred! 2H4 V.iii.66
And Ile sticke by him, sir. And I'll stick by him, sir. 2H4 V.iii.67
Why there spoke a King: lack nothing, be Why, there spoke a king. Lack nothing! Be 2H4 V.iii.68
merry. merry! 2H4 V.iii.69
One knocks at door 2H4 V.iii.70
Looke, who's at doore there, ho: who knockes? Look who's at door there, ho! Who knocks? 2H4 V.iii.70
Exit Davy 2H4 V.iii.70
(to Silence, seeing him drink) 2H4 V.iii.71
Why now you Why, now you 2H4 V.iii.71
haue done me right. have done me right.right, do onegive one satisfaction2H4 V.iii.72
(sings) 2H4 V.iii.73
Do me right, Do me right, 2H4 V.iii.73
and dub me Knight, And dub me knight: 2H4 V.iii.74
Samingo. Samingo.samingo (int.)[unclear meaning] type of drinking refrain [Latin ‘mingo’ = urinate]2H4 V.iii.75
Is't not so? Is't not so? 2H4 V.iii.76
'Tis so. 'Tis so. 2H4 V.iii.77
Is't so? Why then say an old man can do Is't so? Why then, say an old man can do 2H4 V.iii.78
somwhat. somewhat. 2H4 V.iii.79
Enter Davy 2H4 V.iii.80
If it please your Worshippe, there's one Pistoll come An't please your worship, there's one Pistol come 2H4 V.iii.80
from the Court with newes. from the court with news. 2H4 V.iii.81
From the Court? Let him come in. From the court? Let him come in. 2H4 V.iii.82
Enter Pistoll.Enter Pistol 2H4 V.iii.83
How now Pistoll? How now, Pistol! 2H4 V.iii.83
Sir Iohn, 'saue you sir. Sir John, God save you! 2H4 V.iii.84
What winde blew you hither, Pistoll? What wind blew you hither, Pistol? 2H4 V.iii.85
Not the ill winde which blowes none to good, Not the ill wind which blows no man to good. 2H4 V.iii.86
sweet Knight: Thou art now one of the greatest men in Sweet knight, thou art now one of the greatest men in 2H4 V.iii.87
the Realme. this realm. 2H4 V.iii.88
Indeed, I thinke he bee, but Goodman Puffe of By'r lady, I think 'a be, but goodman Puff ofgoodman (adj.)[title for a person under the rank of gentleman] mister, master2H4 V.iii.89
but (conj.)except, otherwise than
Barson. Barson. 2H4 V.iii.90
Puffe? Puff? 2H4 V.iii.91
puffe in thy teeth, most recreant Coward base. Puff i'thy teeth, most recreant coward base!recreant (adj.)cowardly, faint-hearted, craven2H4 V.iii.92
base (adj.)low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
Sir Iohn, I am thy Pistoll, and thy Friend: Sir John, I am thy Pistol and thy friend, 2H4 V.iii.93
helter skelter haue I rode to thee, And helter-skelter have I rode to thee, 2H4 V.iii.94
and tydings do I bring, and luckie ioyes, And tidings do I bring, and lucky joys, 2H4 V.iii.95
and golden Times, and happie Newes of price. And golden times, and happy news of price. 2H4 V.iii.96
I prethee now deliuer them, like a man of I pray thee now, deliver them like a man of 2H4 V.iii.97
this World. this world. 2H4 V.iii.98
A footra for the World, and Worldlings base, A foutre for the world and worldlings base!foutre (n.)
old form: footra
[strong rude expression of contempt] fuck
2H4 V.iii.99
worldling (n.)citizen of the world, world's inhabitant
base (adj.)low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
I speake of Affrica, and Golden ioyes. I speak of Africa and golden joys. 2H4 V.iii.100
O base Assyrian Knight, what is thy newes? O base Assyrian knight, what is thy news? 2H4 V.iii.101
Let King Couitha know the truth thereof. Let King Cophetua know the truth thereof.Cophetua (n.)[pron: ko'fetua] African king of a romantic ballad, who fell in love with a beggar-girl, Zenelophon2H4 V.iii.102
(sings) 2H4 V.iii.103.1
And Robin-hood, Scarlet, and Iohn. And Robin Hood, Scarlet, and John.John (n.)Little John, companion of Robin Hood2H4 V.iii.103
Scarlet (n.)Will Scarlet, companion of Robin Hood
Shall dunghill Curres confront the Hellicons? Shall dunghill curs confront the Helicons?Helicons (n.)nine Muses from the slopes of Mt Helicon, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, who give artistic inspiration2H4 V.iii.104
And shall good newes be baffel'd? And shall good news be baffled?baffle (v.)
old form: baffel'd
treat shamefully, expose to ridicule
2H4 V.iii.105
Then Pistoll lay thy head in Furies lappe. Then, Pistol, lay thy head in Furies' lap.Furies (n.)three goddesses, spirits of vengeance, depicted as carrying torches and covered with snakes2H4 V.iii.106
Honest Gentleman, I know not your breeding. Honest gentleman, I know not your breeding.breeding (n.)ancestry, parentage, noble lineage2H4 V.iii.107
Why then Lament therefore. Why then, lament therefor.2H4 V.iii.108
therefore (adv.)for that very reason
Giue me pardon, Sir. If sir, you come with Give me pardon, sir. If, sir, you come with 2H4 V.iii.109
news from the Court, I take it, there is but two wayes, news from the court, I take it there's but two ways, 2H4 V.iii.110
either to vtter them, or to conceale them. I am Sir, vnder either to utter them or conceal them. I am, sir, under 2H4 V.iii.111
the King, in some Authority. the King, in some authority. 2H4 V.iii.112
Vnder which King? Bezonian, speake, or dye. Under which king, Besonian? Speak, or die.besonian, bezonian (n.)scoundrel, rogue, low fellow2H4 V.iii.113
Vnder King Harry. Under King Harry. 2H4 V.iii.114.1
Harry the Fourth? or Fift? Harry the Fourth, or Fifth? 2H4 V.iii.114.2
Harry the Fourth. Harry the Fourth. 2H4 V.iii.115.1
A footra for thine Office. A foutre for thine office!foutre (n.)[strong rude expression of contempt] fuck2H4 V.iii.115.2
office (n.)role, position, place, function
Sir Iohn, thy tender Lamb-kinne, now is King, Sir John, thy tender lambkin now is King; 2H4 V.iii.116
Harry the Fift's the man, I speake the truth. Harry the Fifth's the man. I speak the truth –  2H4 V.iii.117
When Pistoll lyes, do this, and figge-me, like When Pistol lies, do this, and fig me, likefig (v.)
old form: figge
word used along with a rude gesture [of the thumb between the first two fingers of a fist]
2H4 V.iii.118
The bragging Spaniard. The bragging Spaniard. 2H4 V.iii.119.1
What, is the old King dead? What, is the old King dead? 2H4 V.iii.119.2
As naile in doore. The things I speake, are iust. As nail in door! The things I speak are just.just (adj.)
old form: iust
truthful, honest
2H4 V.iii.120
Away Bardolfe, Sadle my Horse, Master Away, Bardolph, saddle my horse! Master 2H4 V.iii.121
Robert Shallow, choose what Office thou wilt / In the Land, Robert Shallow, choose what office thou wilt in the land,office (n.)role, position, place, function2H4 V.iii.122
'tis thine. Pistol, I will double charge thee / With Dignities. 'tis thine. Pistol, I will double-charge thee with dignities.double-charge (v.)
old form: double charge
load twice over
2H4 V.iii.123
O ioyfull day: I would not take a Knighthood O joyful day! I would not take a knighthood 2H4 V.iii.124
for my Fortune. for my fortune. 2H4 V.iii.125
What? I do bring good newes. What, I do bring good news? 2H4 V.iii.126
Carrie Master Silence to bed: Master Shallow, Carry Master Silence to bed. Master Shallow, 2H4 V.iii.127
my Lord Shallow, be what thou wilt, I am Fortunes my lord Shallow – be what thou wilt – I am fortune's 2H4 V.iii.128
Steward. Get on thy Boots, wee'l ride all night. Oh sweet steward! Get on thy boots; we'll ride all night. O sweet 2H4 V.iii.129
Pistoll: Away Bardolfe: Pistol! Away, Bardolph! 2H4 V.iii.130
Exit Bardolph 2H4 V.iii.130
Come Pistoll, vtter more to mee: and withall deuise Come, Pistol, utter more to me, and withal devise 2H4 V.iii.131
something to do thy selfe good. Boote, boote Master something to do thyself good. Boot, boot, Masterboot (v.)put on one's boots2H4 V.iii.132
Shallow, I know the young King is sick for mee. Let vs Shallow! I know the young King is sick for me. Let ussick (adj.)longing, pining, avid2H4 V.iii.133
take any mans Horsses: The Lawes of England are at my take any man's horses – the laws of England are at my 2H4 V.iii.134
command'ment. Happie are they, which haue beene my commandment. Blessed are they that have been mycommandment, commandement (n.)
old form: command'ment
command, instruction, order
2H4 V.iii.135
Friendes: and woe vnto my Lord Chiefe Iustice. friends, and woe to my Lord Chief Justice! 2H4 V.iii.136
Let Vultures vil'de seize on his Lungs also: Let vultures vile seize on his lungs also! 2H4 V.iii.137
Where is the life that late I led, say they? ‘ Where is the life that late I led?’ say they; 2H4 V.iii.138
Why heere it is, welcome those pleasant dayes. Why, here it is. Welcome these pleasant days! 2H4 V.iii.139
ExeuntExeunt 2H4 V.iii.139
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