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NOw is the Winter of our Discontent,Now is the winter of our discontentR3 I.i.1
Made glorious Summer by this Son of Yorke:Made glorious summer by this sun of York,R3 I.i.2
And all the clouds that lowr'd vpon our houseAnd all the clouds that loured upon our houseR3 I.i.3
In the deepe bosome of the Ocean buried.In the deep bosom of the ocean buried.R3 I.i.4
Now are our browes bound with Victorious Wreathes,Now are our brows bound with victorious wreaths,R3 I.i.5
Our bruised armes hung vp for Monuments;Our bruised arms hung up for monuments,R3 I.i.6
Our sterne Alarums chang'd to merry Meetings;Our stern alarums changed to merry meetings,R3 I.i.7
Our dreadfull Marches, to delightfull Measures.Our dreadful marches to delightful measures.R3 I.i.8
Grim-visag'd Warre, hath smooth'd his wrinkled Front:Grim-visaged war hath smoothed his wrinkled front,R3 I.i.9
And now, in stead of mounting Barbed Steeds,And now, instead of mounting barbed steedsR3 I.i.10
To fright the Soules of fearfull Aduersaries,To fright the souls of fearful adversaries,R3 I.i.11
He capers nimbly in a Ladies Chamber,He capers nimbly in a lady's chamberR3 I.i.12
To the lasciuious pleasing of a Lute.To the lascivious pleasing of a lute.R3 I.i.13
But I, that am not shap'd for sportiue trickes,But I, that am not shaped for sportive tricksR3 I.i.14
Nor made to court an amorous Looking-glasse:Nor made to court an amorous looking-glass;R3 I.i.15
I, that am Rudely stampt, and want loues Maiesty,I, that am rudely stamped, and want love's majestyR3 I.i.16
To strut before a wonton ambling Nymph:To strut before a wanton ambling nymph;R3 I.i.17
I, that am curtail'd of this faire Proportion,I, that am curtailed of this fair proportion,R3 I.i.18
Cheated of Feature by dissembling Nature,Cheated of feature by dissembling Nature,R3 I.i.19
Deform'd, vn-finish'd, sent before my timeDeformed, unfinished, sent before my timeR3 I.i.20
Into this breathing World, scarse halfe made vp,Into this breathing world, scarce half made up,R3 I.i.21
And that so lamely and vnfashionable,And that so lamely and unfashionableR3 I.i.22
That dogges barke at me, as I halt by them.That dogs bark at me as I halt by them – R3 I.i.23
Why I (in this weake piping time of Peace)Why I, in this weak piping time of peace,R3 I.i.24
Haue no delight to passe away the time,Have no delight to pass away the time,R3 I.i.25
Vnlesse to see my Shadow in the Sunne,Unless to spy my shadow in the sunR3 I.i.26
And descant on mine owne Deformity.And descant on mine own deformity.R3 I.i.27
And therefore, since I cannot proue a Louer,And therefore, since I cannot prove a loverR3 I.i.28
To entertaine these faire well spoken dayes,To entertain these fair well-spoken days,R3 I.i.29
I am determined to proue a Villaine,I am determined to prove a villainR3 I.i.30
And hate the idle pleasures of these dayes.And hate the idle pleasures of these days.R3 I.i.31
Plots haue I laide, Inductions dangerous,Plots have I laid, inductions dangerous,R3 I.i.32
By drunken Prophesies, Libels, and Dreames,By drunken prophecies, libels, and dreams,R3 I.i.33
To set my Brother Clarence and the KingTo set my brother Clarence and the KingR3 I.i.34
In deadly hate, the one against the other:In deadly hate the one against the other;R3 I.i.35
And if King Edward be as true and iust,And if King Edward be as true and justR3 I.i.36
As I am Subtle, False, and Treacherous,As I am subtle, false, and treacherous,R3 I.i.37
This day should Clarence closely be mew'd vp:This day should Clarence closely be mewed upR3 I.i.38
About a Prophesie, which sayes that G,About a prophecy which says that GR3 I.i.39
Of Edwards heyres the murtherer shall be.Of Edward's heirs the murderer shall be.R3 I.i.40
Diue thoughts downe to my soule, here Clarence comes.Dive, thoughts, down to my soul – here Clarence comes!R3 I.i.41
Brother, good day: What meanes this armed guardBrother, good day. What means this armed guardR3 I.i.42
That waites vpon your Grace?That waits upon your grace?R3 I.i.43.1
Vpon what cause?Upon what cause?R3 I.i.46.1
Alacke my Lord, that fault is none of yours:Alack, my lord, that fault is none of yours,R3 I.i.47
He should for that commit your Godfathers.He should for that commit your godfathers.R3 I.i.48
O belike, his Maiesty hath some intent,O, belike his majesty hath some intentR3 I.i.49
That you should be new Christned in the Tower,That you shall be new-christened in the Tower.R3 I.i.50
But what's the matter Clarence, may I know?But what's the matter, Clarence, may I know?R3 I.i.51
Why this it is, when men are rul'd by Women:Why this it is when men are ruled by women;R3 I.i.62
'Tis not the King that sends you to the Tower,'Tis not the King that sends you to the Tower.R3 I.i.63
My Lady Grey his Wife, Clarence 'tis shee.My Lady Grey his wife, Clarence, 'tis sheR3 I.i.64
That tempts him to this harsh Extremity.That tempers him to this extremity.R3 I.i.65
Was it not shee, and that good man of Worship,Was it not she, and that good man of worship,R3 I.i.66
Anthony Woodeulle her Brother there,Anthony Woodville, her brother there,R3 I.i.67
That made him send Lord Hastings to the Tower?That made him send Lord Hastings to the Tower,R3 I.i.68
From whence this present day he is deliuered?From whence this present day he is delivered?R3 I.i.69
We are not safe Clarence, we are not safe.We are not safe, Clarence, we are not safe.R3 I.i.70
Humbly complaining to her Deitie,Humbly complaining to her deityR3 I.i.76
Got my Lord Chamberlaine his libertie.Got my Lord Chamberlain his liberty.R3 I.i.77
Ile tell you what, I thinke it is our way,I'll tell you what, I think it is our way,R3 I.i.78
If we will keepe in fauour with the King,If we will keep in favour with the King,R3 I.i.79
To be her men, and weare her Liuery.To be her men and wear her livery.R3 I.i.80
The iealous ore-worne Widdow, and her selfe,The jealous o'erworn widow and herself,R3 I.i.81
Since that our Brother dub'd them Gentlewomen,Since that our brother dubbed them gentlewomen,R3 I.i.82
Are mighty Gossips in our Monarchy.Are mighty gossips in this monarchy.R3 I.i.83
Euen so, and please your Worship Brakenbury,Even so? An't please your worship, Brakenbury,R3 I.i.88
You may partake of any thing we say:You may partake of anything we say.R3 I.i.89
We speake no Treason man; We say the KingWe speak no treason, man; we say the KingR3 I.i.90
Is wise and vertuous, and his Noble QueeneIs wise and virtuous, and his noble QueenR3 I.i.91
Well strooke in yeares, faire, and not iealious.Well struck in years, fair, and not jealous;R3 I.i.92
We say, that Shores Wife hath a pretty Foot,We say that Shore's wife hath a pretty foot,R3 I.i.93
A cherry Lip, a bonny Eye, a passing pleasing tongue:A cherry lip, a bonny eye, a passing pleasing tongue;R3 I.i.94
And that the Queenes Kindred are made gentle Folkes.And that the Queen's kindred are made gentlefolks.R3 I.i.95
How say you sir? can you deny all this?How say you sir? Can you deny all this?R3 I.i.96
Naught to do with Mistris Shore?Naught to do with Mistress Shore? I tell thee, fellow,R3 I.i.98
I tell thee Fellow, he that doth naught with her / (Excepting one) He that doth naught with her, excepting one,R3 I.i.99
were best to do it secretly alone.Were best he do it secretly, alone.R3 I.i.100
Her Husband Knaue, would'st thou betray me?Her husband, knave. Wouldst thou betray me?R3 I.i.102
We are the Queenes abiects, and must obey.We are the Queen's abjects, and must obey.R3 I.i.106
Brother farewell, I will vnto the King,Brother, farewell. I will unto the King;R3 I.i.107
And whatsoe're you will imploy me in,And whatsoe'er you will employ me in,R3 I.i.108
Were it to call King Edwards Widdow, Sister,Were it to call King Edward's widow sister,R3 I.i.109
I will performe it to infranchise you.I will perform it to enfranchise you.R3 I.i.110
Meane time, this deepe disgrace in Brotherhood,Meantime, this deep disgrace in brotherhoodR3 I.i.111
Touches me deeper then you can imagine.Touches me deeper than you can imagine.R3 I.i.112
Well, your imprisonment shall not be long,Well, your imprisonment shall not be long:R3 I.i.114
I will deliuer you, or else lye for you:I will deliver you, or else lie for you.R3 I.i.115
Meane time, haue patience.Meantime, have patience.R3 I.i.116.1
Go treade the path that thou shalt ne're return:Go, tread the path that thou shalt ne'er return.R3 I.i.117
Simple plaine Clarence, I do loue thee so,Simple plain Clarence, I do love thee soR3 I.i.118
That I will shortly send thy Soule to Heauen,That I will shortly send thy soul to heaven,R3 I.i.119
If Heauen will take the present at our hands.If heaven will take the present at our hands.R3 I.i.120
But who comes heere? the new deliuered Hastings?But who comes here? The new-delivered Hastings?R3 I.i.121
As much vnto my good Lord Chamberlaine:As much unto my good Lord Chamberlain.R3 I.i.123
Well are you welcome to this open Ayre,Well are you welcome to the open air.R3 I.i.124
How hath your Lordship brook'd imprisonment?How hath your lordship brooked imprisonment?R3 I.i.125
No doubt, no doubt, and so shall Clarence too,No doubt, no doubt; and so shall Clarence too,R3 I.i.129
For they that were your Enemies, are his,For they that were your enemies are his,R3 I.i.130
And haue preuail'd as much on him, as you,And have prevailed as much on him as you.R3 I.i.131
What newes abroad?What news abroad?R3 I.i.134
Now by S. Iohn, that Newes is bad indeed.Now, by Saint John, that news is bad indeed!R3 I.i.138
O he hath kept an euill Diet long,O, he hath kept an evil diet longR3 I.i.139
And ouer-much consum'd his Royall Person:And overmuch consumed his royal person.R3 I.i.140
'Tis very greeuous to be thought vpon.'Tis very grievous to be thought upon.R3 I.i.141
Where is he, in his bed?Where is he? In his bed?R3 I.i.142
Go you before, and I will follow you.Go you before, and I will follow you.R3 I.i.144
He cannot liue I hope, and must not dye,He cannot live, I hope, and must not dieR3 I.i.145
Till George be pack'd with post-horse vp to Heauen.Till George be packed with post-horse up to heaven.R3 I.i.146
Ile in to vrge his hatred more to Clarence,I'll in, to urge his hatred more to ClarenceR3 I.i.147
With Lyes well steel'd with weighty Arguments,With lies well steeled with weighty arguments;R3 I.i.148
And if I faile not in my deepe intent,And, if I fail not in my deep intent,R3 I.i.149
Clarence hath not another day to liue:Clarence hath not another day to live;R3 I.i.150
Which done, God take King Edward to his mercy,Which done, God take King Edward to His mercyR3 I.i.151
And leaue the world for me to bussle in.And leave the world for me to bustle in!R3 I.i.152
For then, Ile marry Warwickes yongest daughter.For then I'll marry Warwick's youngest daughter.R3 I.i.153
What though I kill'd her Husband, and her Father,What though I killed her husband and her father?R3 I.i.154
The readiest way to make the Wench amends,The readiest way to make the wench amendsR3 I.i.155
Is to become her Husband, and her Father:Is to become her husband and her father,R3 I.i.156
The which will I, not all so much for loue,The which will I – not all so much for loveR3 I.i.157
As for another secret close intent,As for another secret close intentR3 I.i.158
By marrying her, which I must reach vnto.By marrying her which I must reach unto.R3 I.i.159
But yet I run before my horse to Market:But yet I run before my horse to market:R3 I.i.160
Clarence still breathes, Edward stillliues and raignes,Clarence still breathes; Edward still lives and reigns;R3 I.i.161
When they are gone, then must I count my gaines. When they are gone, then must I count my gains.R3 I.i.162
Stay you that beare the Coarse, & set it down.Stay, you that bear the corse, and set it down.R3 I.ii.33
Villaines set downe the Coarse, or by S. Paul,Villains, set down the corse, or, by Saint Paul,R3 I.ii.36
Ile make a Coarse of him that disobeyes.I'll make a corse of him that disobeys!R3 I.ii.37
Vnmanner'd Dogge, / Stand'st thou when I commaund:Unmannered dog! Stand thou, when I command!R3 I.ii.39
Aduance thy Halbert higher then my brest,Advance thy halberd higher than my breast,R3 I.ii.40
Or by S. Paul Ile strike thee to my Foote,Or, by Saint Paul, I'll strike thee to my footR3 I.ii.41
And spurne vpon thee Begger for thy boldnesse.And spurn upon thee, beggar, for thy boldness.R3 I.ii.42
Sweet Saint, for Charity, be not so curst.Sweet saint, for charity, be not so curst.R3 I.ii.49
Lady, you know no Rules of Charity,Lady, you know no rules of charity,R3 I.ii.68
Which renders good for bad, Blessings for Curses.Which renders good for bad, blessings for curses.R3 I.ii.69
But I know none, and therefore am no Beast.But I know none, and therefore am no beast.R3 I.ii.72
More wonderfull, when Angels are so angry:More wonderful, when angels are so angry.R3 I.ii.74
Vouchsafe (diuine perfection of a Woman)Vouchsafe, divine perfection of a woman,R3 I.ii.75
Of these supposed Crimes, to giue me leaueOf these supposed crimes to give me leaveR3 I.ii.76
By circumstance, but to acquit my selfe.By circumstance but to acquit myself.R3 I.ii.77
Fairer then tongue can name thee, let me haueFairer than tongue can name thee, let me haveR3 I.ii.81
Some patient leysure to excuse my selfe.Some patient leisure to excuse myself.R3 I.ii.82
By such dispaire, I should accuse my selfe.By such despair I should accuse myself.R3 I.ii.85
Say that I slew them not.Say that I slew them not?R3 I.ii.89.1
I did not kill your Husband.I did not kill your husband.R3 I.ii.91.1
Nay, he is dead, and slaine by Edwards hands.Nay, he is dead, and slain by Edward's hands.R3 I.ii.92
I was prouoked by her sland'rous tongue,I was provoked by her slanderous tongueR3 I.ii.97
That laid their guilt, vpon my guiltlesse Shoulders.That laid their guilt upon my guiltless shoulders.R3 I.ii.98
I graunt ye.I grant ye – yea.R3 I.ii.101.2
The better for the King of heauen that hath him.The better for the King of Heaven that hath him.R3 I.ii.105
Let him thanke me, that holpe to send him thither:Let him thank me that holp to send him thither;R3 I.ii.107
For he was fitter for that place then earth.For he was fitter for that place than earth.R3 I.ii.108
Yes one place else, if you will heare me name it.Yes, one place else, if you will hear me name it.R3 I.ii.110
Your Bed-chamber.Your bedchamber.R3 I.ii.111.2
So will it Madam, till I lye with you.So will it, madam, till I lie with you.R3 I.ii.113
I know so. But gentle Lady Anne,I know so. But, gentle Lady Anne,R3 I.ii.114.2
To leaue this keene encounter of our wittes,To leave this keen encounter of our witsR3 I.ii.115
And fall something into a slower method.And fall somewhat into a slower method,R3 I.ii.116
Is not the causer of the timelesse deathsIs not the causer of the timeless deathsR3 I.ii.117
Of these Plantagenets, Henrie and Edward,Of these Plantagenets, Henry and Edward,R3 I.ii.118
As blamefull as the Executioner.As blameful as the executioner?R3 I.ii.119
Your beauty was the cause of that effect:Your beauty was the cause of that effect – R3 I.ii.121
Your beauty, that did haunt me in my sleepe,Your beauty, that did haunt me in my sleepR3 I.ii.122
To vndertake the death of all the world,To undertake the death of all the world,R3 I.ii.123
So I might liue one houre in your sweet bosome.So I might live one hour in your sweet bosom.R3 I.ii.124
These eyes could not endure yt beauties wrack,These eyes could not endure that beauty's wrack;R3 I.ii.127
You should not blemish it, if I stood by;You should not blemish it, if I stood by.R3 I.ii.128
As all the world is cheared by the Sunne,As all the world is cheered by the sun,R3 I.ii.129
So I by that: It is my day, my life.So I by that. It is my day, my life.R3 I.ii.130
Curse not thy selfe faire Creature, / Thou art both.Curse not thyself, fair creature – thou art both.R3 I.ii.132
It is a quarrell most vnnaturall,It is a quarrel most unnaturalR3 I.ii.134
To be reueng'd on him that loueth . thee.To be revenged on him that loveth thee.R3 I.ii.135
He that bereft the Lady of thy Husband,He that bereft thee, lady, of thy husbandR3 I.ii.138
Did it to helpe thee to a better Husband.Did it to help thee to a better husband.R3 I.ii.139
He liues, that loues thee better then he could.He lives, that loves thee better than he could.R3 I.ii.141
Plantagenet.Plantagenet.R3 I.ii.142.2
The selfesame name, but one of better Nature.The selfsame name, but one of better nature.R3 I.ii.143
Heere: Here.R3 I.ii.144.2
Why dost thou spit at me.Why dost thou spit at me?R3 I.ii.144.3
Neuer came poyson from so sweet a place.Never came poison from so sweet a place.R3 I.ii.146
Thine eyes (sweet Lady) haue infected mine.Thine eyes, sweet lady, have infected mine.R3 I.ii.149
I would they were, that I might dye at once:I would they were, that I might die at once,R3 I.ii.151
For now they kill me with a liuing death.For now they kill me with a living death.R3 I.ii.152
Those eyes of thine, from mine haue drawne salt Teares;Those eyes of thine from mine have drawn salt tears,R3 I.ii.153
Sham'd their Aspects with store of childish drops:Shamed their aspects with store of childish drops.R3 I.ii.154
These eyes, which neuer shed remorsefull teare,These eyes, which never shed remorseful tear – R3 I.ii.155
No, when my Father Yorke, and Edward wept,No, when my father York and Edward weptR3 I.ii.156
To heare the pittious moane that Rutland madeTo hear the piteous moan that Rutland madeR3 I.ii.157
When black-fac'd Clifford shooke his sword at him.When black-faced Clifford shook his sword at him;R3 I.ii.158
Nor when thy warlike Father like a Childe,Nor when thy warlike father, like a child,R3 I.ii.159
Told the sad storie of my Fathers death,Told the sad story of my father's deathR3 I.ii.160
And twenty times, made pause to sob and weepe:And twenty times made pause to sob and weep,R3 I.ii.161
That all the standers by had wet their cheekesThat all the standers-by had wet their cheeksR3 I.ii.162
Like Trees bedash'd with raine. In that sad time,Like trees bedashed with rain – in that sad timeR3 I.ii.163
My manly eyes did scorne an humble teare:My manly eyes did scorn an humble tear;R3 I.ii.164
And what these sorrowes could not thence exhale,And what these sorrows could not thence exhale,R3 I.ii.165
Thy Beauty hath, and made them blinde with weeping.Thy beauty hath, and made them blind with weeping.R3 I.ii.166
I neuer sued to Friend, nor Enemy:I never sued to friend nor enemy;R3 I.ii.167
My Tongue could neuer learne sweet smoothing word.My tongue could never learn sweet smoothing word;R3 I.ii.168
But now thy Beauty is propos'd my Fee,But, now thy beauty is proposed my fee,R3 I.ii.169
My proud heart sues, and prompts my tongue to speake.My proud heart sues, and prompts my tongue to speak.R3 I.ii.170
Teach not thy lip such Scorne; for it was madeTeach not thy lips such scorn; for it was madeR3 I.ii.171
For kissing Lady, not for such contempt.For kissing, lady, not for such contempt.R3 I.ii.172
If thy reuengefull heart cannot forgiue,If thy revengeful heart cannot forgive,R3 I.ii.173
Loe heere I lend thee this sharpe-pointed Sword,Lo, here I lend thee this sharp-pointed sword,R3 I.ii.174
Which if thou please to hide in this true brest,Which if thou please to hide in this true breastR3 I.ii.175
And let the Soule forth that adoreth thee,And let the soul forth that adoreth thee,R3 I.ii.176
I lay it naked to the deadly stroke,I lay it naked to the deadly strokeR3 I.ii.177
And humbly begge the death vpon my knee,And humbly beg the death upon my knee.R3 I.ii.178
Nay do not pause: For I did kill King Henrie,Nay, do not pause; for I did kill King Henry – R3 I.ii.179
But 'twas thy Beauty that prouoked me.But 'twas thy beauty that provoked me.R3 I.ii.180
Nay now dispatch: 'Twas I that stabb'd yong Edward,Nay now, dispatch; 'twas I that stabbed young Edward – R3 I.ii.181
But 'twas thy Heauenly face that set me on.But 'twas thy heavenly face that set me on.R3 I.ii.182
Take vp the Sword againe, or take vp me.Take up the sword again, or take up me.R3 I.ii.183
Then bid me kill my selfe, and I will do it.Then bid me kill myself, and I will do it.R3 I.ii.186
That was in thy rage:That was in thy rage.R3 I.ii.187.2
Speake it againe, and euen with the word,Speak it again, and even with the wordR3 I.ii.188
This hand, which for thy loue, did kill thy Loue,This hand, which for thy love did kill thy love,R3 I.ii.189
Shall for thy loue, kill a farre truer Loue,Shall for thy love kill a far truer love;R3 I.ii.190
To both their deaths shalt thou be accessary.To both their deaths thou shalt be accessory.R3 I.ii.191
'Tis figur'd in my tongue.'Tis figured in my tongue.R3 I.ii.193
Then neuer Man was true.Then never man was true.R3 I.ii.195
Say then my Peace is made.Say then my peace is made.R3 I.ii.197
But shall I liue in hope.But shall I live in hope?R3 I.ii.199
Vouchsafe to weare this Ring.Vouchsafe to wear this ring.R3 I.ii.201
Looke how my Ring incompasseth thy Finger,Look how this ring encompasseth thy finger,R3 I.ii.203
Euen so thy Brest incloseth my poore heart:Even so thy breast encloseth my poor heart.R3 I.ii.204
Weare both of them, for both of them are thine.Wear both of them, for both of them are thine;R3 I.ii.205
And if thy poore deuoted Seruant mayAnd if thy poor devoted servant mayR3 I.ii.206
But beg one fauour at thy gracious hand,But beg one favour at thy gracious hand,R3 I.ii.207
Thou dost confirme his happinesse for euer.Thou dost confirm his happiness for ever.R3 I.ii.208
That it may please you leaue these sad designes,That it may please thee leave these sad designsR3 I.ii.210
To him that hath most cause to be a Mourner,To him that hath more cause to be a mourner,R3 I.ii.211
And presently repayre to Crosbie House:And presently repair to Crosby House;R3 I.ii.212
Where (after I haue solemnly interr'dWhere, after I have solemnly interredR3 I.ii.213
At Chertsey Monast'ry this Noble King,At Chertsey monastery this noble kingR3 I.ii.214
And wet his Graue with my Repentant Teares)And wet his grave with my repentant tears,R3 I.ii.215
I will with all expedient duty see you,I will with all expedient duty see you.R3 I.ii.216
For diuers vnknowne Reasons, I beseech you,For divers unknown reasons, I beseech you,R3 I.ii.217
Grant me this Boon.Grant me this boon.R3 I.ii.218
Bid me farwell.Bid me farewell.R3 I.ii.222.1
Sirs, take up the corse.R3 I.ii.225.1
No: to White Friars, there attend my commingNo, to Whitefriars – there attend my coming.R3 I.ii.226
Was euer woman in this humour woo'd?Was ever woman in this humour wooed?R3 I.ii.227
Was euer woman in this humour wonne?Was ever woman in this humour won?R3 I.ii.228
Ile haue her, but I will not keepe her long.I'll have her, but I will not keep her long.R3 I.ii.229
What? I that kill'd her Husband, and his Father,What? I that killed her husband and his fatherR3 I.ii.230
To take her in her hearts extreamest hate,To take her in her heart's extremest hate,R3 I.ii.231
With curses in her mouth, Teares in her eyes,With curses in her mouth, tears in her eyes,R3 I.ii.232
The bleeding witnesse of my hatred by,The bleeding witness of my hatred by,R3 I.ii.233
Hauing God, her Conscience, and these bars against me,Having God, her conscience, and these bars against me,R3 I.ii.234
And I, no Friends to backe my suite withall,And I no friends to back my suit at allR3 I.ii.235
But the plaine Diuell, and dissembling lookes?But the plain devil and dissembling looks?R3 I.ii.236
And yet to winne her? All the world to nothing.And yet to win her! All the world to nothing!R3 I.ii.237
Hah!Ha!R3 I.ii.238
Hath she forgot alreadie that braue Prince,Hath she forgot already that brave prince,R3 I.ii.239
Edward, her Lord, whom I (some three monthes since)Edward, her lord, whom I, some three months since,R3 I.ii.240
Stab'd in my angry mood, at Tewkesbury?Stabbed in my angry mood at Tewkesbury?R3 I.ii.241
A sweeter, and a louelier Gentleman,A sweeter and a lovelier gentleman,R3 I.ii.242
Fram'd in the prodigallity of Nature:Framed in the prodigality of nature,R3 I.ii.243
Yong, Valiant, Wise, and (no doubt) right Royal,Young, valiant, wise, and, no doubt, right royal,R3 I.ii.244
The spacious World cannot againe affoord:The spacious world cannot again afford;R3 I.ii.245
And will she yet abase her eyes on me,And will she yet abase her eyes on me,R3 I.ii.246
That cropt the Golden prime of this sweet Prince,That cropped the golden prime of this sweet princeR3 I.ii.247
And made her Widdow to a wofull Bed?And made her widow to a woeful bed?R3 I.ii.248
On me, whose All not equals Edwards Moytie?On me, whose all not equals Edward's moiety?R3 I.ii.249
On me, that halts, and am mishapen thus?On me, that halts and am misshapen thus?R3 I.ii.250
My Dukedome, to a Beggerly denier!My dukedom to a beggarly denierR3 I.ii.251
I do mistake my person all this while:I do mistake my person all this while!R3 I.ii.252
Vpon my life she findes (although I cannot)Upon my life, she finds, although I cannot,R3 I.ii.253
My selfe to be a maru'llous proper man.Myself to be a marvellous proper man.R3 I.ii.254
Ile be at Charges for a Looking-glasse,I'll be at charges for a looking-glassR3 I.ii.255
And entertaine a score or two of Taylors,And entertain a score or two of tailorsR3 I.ii.256
To study fashions to adorne my body:To study fashions to adorn my body;R3 I.ii.257
Since I am crept in fauour with my selfe,Since I am crept in favour with myselfR3 I.ii.258
I will maintaine it with some little cost.Will maintain it with some little cost.R3 I.ii.259
But first Ile turne yon Fellow in his Graue,But first I'll turn yon fellow in his grave,R3 I.ii.260
And then returne lamenting to my Loue.And then return lamenting to my love.R3 I.ii.261
Shine out faire Sunne, till I haue bought a glasse,Shine out, fair sun, till I have bought a glass,R3 I.ii.262
That I may see my Shadow as I passe. That I may see my shadow as I pass.R3 I.ii.263
They do me wrong, and I will not indure it,They do me wrong, and I will not endure it!R3 I.iii.42
Who is it that complaines vnto the King,Who is it that complains unto the KingR3 I.iii.43
Thar I (forsooth) am sterne, and loue them not?That I, forsooth, am stern, and love them not?R3 I.iii.44
By holy Paul, they loue his Grace but lightly,By holy Paul, they love his grace but lightlyR3 I.iii.45
That fill his eares with such dissentious Rumors.That fill his ears with such dissentious rumours.R3 I.iii.46
Because I cannot flatter, and looke faire,Because I cannot flatter and look fair,R3 I.iii.47
Smile in mens faces, smooth, deceiue, and cogge,Smile in men's faces, smooth, deceive, and cog,R3 I.iii.48
Ducke with French nods, and Apish curtesie,Duck with French nods and apish courtesy,R3 I.iii.49
I must be held a rancorous Enemy.I must be held a rancorous enemy.R3 I.iii.50
Cannot a plaine man liue, and thinke no harme,Cannot a plain man live and think no harm,R3 I.iii.51
But thus his simple truth must be abus'd,But thus his simple truth must be abusedR3 I.iii.52
With silken, slye, insinuating Iackes?By silken, sly, insinuating Jacks?R3 I.iii.53
To thee, that hast nor Honesty, nor Grace:To thee, that hast nor honesty nor grace.R3 I.iii.55
When haue I iniur'd thee? When done thee wrong?When have I injured thee? When done thee wrong?R3 I.iii.56
Or thee? or thee? or any of your Faction?Or thee? Or thee? Or any of your faction?R3 I.iii.57
A plague vpon you all. His Royall GraceA plague upon you all! His royal grace – R3 I.iii.58
(Whom God preserue better then you would wish)Whom God preserve better than you would wish! – R3 I.iii.59
Cannot be quiet scarse a breathing while,Cannot be quiet scarce a breathing whileR3 I.iii.60
But you must trouble him with lewd complaints.But you must trouble him with lewd complaints.R3 I.iii.61
I cannot tell, the world is growne so bad,I cannot tell; the world is grown so badR3 I.iii.69
That Wrens make prey, where Eagles dare not pearch.That wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch.R3 I.iii.70
Since euerie Iacke became a Gentleman,Since every Jack became a gentlemanR3 I.iii.71
There's many a gentle person made a Iacke.There's many a gentle person made a Jack.R3 I.iii.72
Meane time, God grants that I haue need of you.Meantime, God grants that I have need of you.R3 I.iii.76
Our Brother is imprison'd by your meanes,Our brother is imprisoned by your means,R3 I.iii.77
My selfe disgrac'd, and the NobilitieMyself disgraced, and the nobilityR3 I.iii.78
Held in contempt, while great PromotionsHeld in contempt, while great promotionsR3 I.iii.79
Are daily giuen to ennoble thoseAre daily given to ennoble thoseR3 I.iii.80
That scarse some two dayes since were worth a Noble.That scarce, some two days since, were worth a noble.R3 I.iii.81
You may deny that you were not the meaneYou may deny that you were not the meanR3 I.iii.89
Of my Lord Hastings late imprisonment.Of my Lord Hastings' late imprisonment.R3 I.iii.90
She may Lord Riuers, why who knowes not so?She may, Lord Rivers! Why, who knows not so?R3 I.iii.92
She may do more sir then denying that:She may do more, sir, than denying that;R3 I.iii.93
She may helpe you to many faire preferments,She may help you to many fair preferments,R3 I.iii.94
And then deny her ayding hand therein,And then deny her aiding hand thereinR3 I.iii.95
And lay those Honors on your high desert.And lay those honours on your high desert.R3 I.iii.96
What may she not, she may, I marry may she.What may she not? She may, yea, marry, may she – R3 I.iii.97
What marrie may she? Marrie with a King,What, marry, may she? Marry with a king,R3 I.iii.99
A Batcheller, and a handsome stripling too,A bachelor and a handsome stripling too!R3 I.iii.100
I wis your Grandam had a worser match.Iwis your grandam had a worser match.R3 I.iii.101
What? threat you me with telling of the King?What? Threat you me with telling of the King?R3 I.iii.112
Tell him, and spare not. Look what I have saidR3 I.iii.113
I will auouch't in presence of the King:I will avouch't in presence of the King;R3 I.iii.114
I dare aduenture to be sent to th'Towre.I dare adventure to be sent to the Tower.R3 I.iii.115
'Tis time to speake, / My paines are quite forgot.'Tis time to speak, my pains are quite forgot.R3 I.iii.116
Ere you were Queene, / I, or your Husband King:Ere you were queen, yea, or your husband king,R3 I.iii.120
I was a packe-horse in his great affaires:I was a packhorse in his great affairs;R3 I.iii.121
A weeder out of his proud Aduersaries,A weeder-out of his proud adversaries,R3 I.iii.122
A liberall rewarder of his Friends,A liberal rewarder of his friends.R3 I.iii.123
To royalize his blood, I spent mine owue.To royalize his blood I spent mine own.R3 I.iii.124
In all which time, you and your Husband GreyIn all which time you and your husband GreyR3 I.iii.126
Were factious, for the House of Lancaster;Were factious for the house of Lancaster;R3 I.iii.127
And Riuers, so were you: Was not your Husband,And, Rivers, so were you. Was not your husbandR3 I.iii.128
In Margarets Battaile, at Saint Albons, slaine?In Margaret's battle at Saint Alban's slain?R3 I.iii.129
Let me put in your mindes, if you forgetLet me put in your minds, if you forget,R3 I.iii.130
What you haue beene ere this, and what you are:What you have been ere this, and what you are;R3 I.iii.131
Withall, what I haue beene, and what I am.Withal, what I have been, and what I am.R3 I.iii.132
Poore Clarence did forsake his Father Warwicke,Poor Clarence did forsake his father, Warwick;R3 I.iii.134
I, and forswore himselfe (which Iesu pardon.)Yea, and forswore himself, which Jesu pardon! –R3 I.iii.135
To fight on Edwards partie, for the Crowne, – To fight on Edward's party for the crown;R3 I.iii.137
And for his meede, poore Lord, he is mewed vp:And for his meed, poor lord, he is mewed up.R3 I.iii.138
I would to God my heart were Flint, like Edwards,I would to God my heart were flint like Edward's,R3 I.iii.139
Or Edwards soft and pittifull, like mine;Or Edward's soft and pitiful like mine!R3 I.iii.140
I am too childish foolish for this World.I am too childish-foolish for this world.R3 I.iii.141
If I should be? I had rather be a Pedler:If I should be? I had rather be a pedlar.R3 I.iii.148
Farre be it from my heart, the thought thereof.Far be it from my heart, the thought thereof!R3 I.iii.149
Foule wrinckled Witch, what mak'st thou in my sight?Foul wrinkled witch, what mak'st thou in my sight?R3 I.iii.163
Wert thou not banished, on paine of death?Wert thou not banished on pain of death?R3 I.iii.166
The Curse my Noble Father layd on thee,The curse my noble father laid on theeR3 I.iii.173
When thou didst Crown his Warlike Brows with Paper,When thou didst crown his warlike brows with paperR3 I.iii.174
And with thy scornes drew'st Riuers from his eyes,And with thy scorns drew'st rivers from his eyes,R3 I.iii.175
And then to dry them, gau'st the Duke a Clowt,And then, to dry them, gav'st the Duke a cloutR3 I.iii.176
Steep'd in the faultlesse blood of prettie Rutland:Steeped in the faultless blood of pretty Rutland – R3 I.iii.177
His Curses then, from bitternesse of Soule,His curses then, from bitterness of soulR3 I.iii.178
Denounc'd against thee, are all falne vpon thee:Denounced against thee, are all fallen upon thee;R3 I.iii.179
And God, not we, hath plagu'd thy bloody deed.And God, not we, hath plagued thy bloody deed.R3 I.iii.180
Haue done thy Charme, yu hateful wither'd Hagge.Have done thy charm, thou hateful withered hag!R3 I.iii.214
Margaret.Margaret.R3 I.iii.233.1
Ha.Ha?R3 I.iii.233.3
I cry thee mercie then: for I did thinke,I cry thee mercy then; for I did thinkR3 I.iii.234
That thou hadst call'd me all these bitter names.That thou hadst called me all these bitter names.R3 I.iii.235
'Tis done by me, and ends in Margaret.'Tis done by me, and ends in ‘ Margaret.’R3 I.iii.238
Good counsaile marry, learne it, learne it Marquesse. Good counsel, marry! Learn it, learn it, Marquess.R3 I.iii.260
I, and much more: but I was borne so high:Yea, and much more; but I was born so high.R3 I.iii.262
Our ayerie buildeth in the Cedars top,Our aery buildeth in the cedar's topR3 I.iii.263
And dallies with the winde, and scornes the Sunne.And dallies with the wind and scorns the sun.R3 I.iii.264
What doth she say, my Lord of Buckingham.What doth she say, my Lord of Buckingham?R3 I.iii.294
I cannot blame her, by Gods holy mother,I cannot blame her. By God's holy Mother,R3 I.iii.305
She hath had too much wrong, and I repentShe hath had too much wrong, and I repentR3 I.iii.306
My part thereof, that I haue done to her.My part thereof that I have done to her.R3 I.iii.307
Yet you haue all the vantage of her wrong:Yet you have all the vantage of her wrong.R3 I.iii.309
I was too hot, to do somebody good, – I was too hot to do somebody goodR3 I.iii.310
That is too cold in thinking of it now:That is too cold in thinking of it now.R3 I.iii.311
Marry as for Clarence, he is well repayed:Marry, as for Clarence, he is well repaid;R3 I.iii.312
He is frank'd vp to fatting for his paines,He is franked up to fatting for his pains – R3 I.iii.313
God pardon them, that are the cause thereof.God pardon them that are the cause thereof!R3 I.iii.314
So do I euer, being well aduis'd. Speakes to himselfe.So do I ever – (aside) being well-advised;R3 I.iii.317
For had I curst now, I had curst my selfe.For had I cursed now, I had cursed myself.R3 I.iii.318
I do the wrong, and first begin to brawle.I do the wrong, and first begin to brawl.R3 I.iii.323
The secret Mischeefes that I set abroaeh,The secret mischiefs that I set abroachR3 I.iii.324
I lay vnto the greeuous charge of others.I lay unto the grievous charge of others.R3 I.iii.325
Clarence, who I indeede haue cast in darknesse,Clarence, whom I indeed have laid in darkness,R3 I.iii.326
I do beweepe to many simple Gulles,I do beweep to many simple gulls – R3 I.iii.327
Namely to Derby, Hastings, Buckingham,Namely, to Derby, Hastings, Buckingham – R3 I.iii.328
And tell them 'tis the Queene, and her Allies,And tell them 'tis the Queen and her alliesR3 I.iii.329
That stirre the King against the Duke my Brother.That stir the King against the Duke my brother.R3 I.iii.330
Now they beleeue it, and withall whet meNow they believe it, and withal whet meR3 I.iii.331
To be reueng'd on Riuers, Dorset, Grey.To be revenged on Rivers, Dorset, Grey.R3 I.iii.332
But then I sigh, and with a peece of Scripture,But then I sigh, and, with a piece of Scripture,R3 I.iii.333
Tell them that God bids vs do good for euill:Tell them that God bids us do good for evil;R3 I.iii.334
And thus I cloath my naked VillanieAnd thus I clothe my naked villanyR3 I.iii.335
With odde old ends, stolne forth of holy Writ,With odd old ends stolen forth of Holy Writ,R3 I.iii.336
And seeme a Saint, when most I play the deuill.And seem a saint, when most I play the devil.R3 I.iii.337
But soft, heere come my Executioners,But soft! Here come my executioners.R3 I.iii.338
How now my hardy stout resolued Mates,How now, my hardy, stout, resolved mates!R3 I.iii.339
Are you now going to dispatch this thing?Are you now going to dispatch this thing?R3 I.iii.340
Well thought vpon, I haue it heare about me:Well thought upon; I have it here about me.R3 I.iii.343
When you haue done, repayre to Crosby place;When you have done, repair to Crosby Place.R3 I.iii.344
But sirs be sodaine in the execution,But, sirs, be sudden in the execution,R3 I.iii.345
Withall obdurate, do not heare him pleade;Withal obdurate, do not hear him plead;R3 I.iii.346
For Clarence is well spoken, and perhappesFor Clarence is well-spoken, and perhapsR3 I.iii.347
May moue your hearts to pitty, if you marke him.May move your hearts to pity if you mark him.R3 I.iii.348
Your eyes drop Mill-stones, when Fooles eyes fall Teares:Your eyes drop millstones when fools' eyes fall tears.R3 I.iii.352
I like you Lads, about your businesse straight.I like you, lads; about your business straight,R3 I.iii.353
Go, go, dispatch.Go, go, dispatch.R3 I.iii.354.1
Good morrow to my Soueraigne King & QueenGood morrow to my sovereign King and Queen;R3 II.i.47
And Princely Peeres, a happy time of day.And, princely peers, a happy time of day!R3 II.i.48
A blessed labour my most Soueraigne Lord:A blessed labour, my most sovereign lord.R3 II.i.53
Among this Princely heape, if any heereAmong this princely heap, if any hereR3 II.i.54
By false intelligence, or wrong surmizeBy false intelligence or wrong surmiseR3 II.i.55
Hold me a Foe:Hold me a foe – R3 II.i.56
If I vnwillingly, or in my rage,If I unwittingly, or in my rage,R3 II.i.57
Haue ought committed that is hardly borne,Have aught committed that is hardly borneR3 II.i.58
To any in this presence, I desireBy any in this presence, I desireR3 II.i.59
To reconcile me to his Friendly peace:To reconcile me to his friendly peace.R3 II.i.60
'Tis death to me to be at enmitie:'Tis death to me to be at enmity;R3 II.i.61
I hate it, and desire all good mens loue,I hate it, and desire all good men's love.R3 II.i.62
First Madam, I intreate true peace of you,First, madam, I entreat true peace of you,R3 II.i.63
Which I will purchase with my dutious seruice.Which I will purchase with my duteous service;R3 II.i.64
Of you my Noble Cosin Buckingham,Of you, my noble cousin Buckingham,R3 II.i.65
If euer any grudge were lodg'd betweene vs.If ever any grudge were lodged between us;R3 II.i.66
Of you and you, Lord Riuers and of Dorset,Of you, and you, Lord Rivers, and of Dorset,R3 II.i.67
That all without desert haue frown'd on me:That, all without desert, have frowned on me;R3 II.i.68
Of you Lord Wooduill, and Lord Scales of you,Of you, Lord Woodville, and, Lord Scales, of you;R3 II.i.69
Dukes, Earles, Lords, Gentlemen, indeed of all.Dukes, earls, lords, gentlemen – indeed, of all.R3 II.i.70
I do not know that Englishman aliue,I do not know that Englishman aliveR3 II.i.71
With whom my soule is any iot at oddes,With whom my soul is any jot at oddsR3 II.i.72
More then the Infant that is borne to night:More than the infant that is born tonight.R3 II.i.73
I thanke my God for my Humility.I thank my God for my humility!R3 II.i.74
Why Madam, haue I offred loue for this,Why, madam, have I offered love for this,R3 II.i.79
To be so flowted in this Royall presence?To be so flouted in this royal presence?R3 II.i.80
Who knowes not that the gentle Duke is dead? Who knows not that the noble Duke is dead?R3 II.i.81
You do him iniurie to scorne his Coarse.You do him injury to scorn his corse.R3 II.i.82
But he (poore man) by your first order dyed,But he, poor man, by your first order died,R3 II.i.89
And that a winged Mercurie did beare:And that a winged Mercury did bear.R3 II.i.90
Some tardie Cripple bare the Countermand,Some tardy cripple bare the countermand,R3 II.i.91
That came too lagge to see him buried.That came too lag to see him buried.R3 II.i.92
God grant, that some lesse Noble, and lesse Loyall,God grant that some, less noble and less loyal,R3 II.i.93
Neerer in bloody thoughts, and not in blood,Nearer in bloody thoughts, but not in blood,R3 II.i.94
Deserue not worse then wretched Clarence did,Deserve not worse than wretched Clarence did,R3 II.i.95
And yet go currant from Suspition.And yet go current from suspicion!R3 II.i.96
This is the fruits of rashnes: Markt you not,This is the fruits of rashness! Marked you notR3 II.i.136
How that the guilty Kindred of the QueeneHow that the guilty kindred of the QueenR3 II.i.137
Look'd pale, when they did heare of Clarence death.Looked pale when they did hear of Clarence' death?R3 II.i.138
O! they did vrge it still vnto the King,O, they did urge it still unto the King!R3 II.i.139
God will reuenge it. Come Lords will you go,God will revenge it. Come, lords, will you goR3 II.i.140
To comfort Edward with our company.To comfort Edward with our company?R3 II.i.141
Sister haue comfort, all of vs haue causeSister, have comfort. All of us have causeR3 II.ii.101
To waile the dimming of our shining Starre:To wail the dimming of our shining star;R3 II.ii.102
But none can helpe our harmes by wayling them.But none can help our harms by wailing them.R3 II.ii.103
Madam, my Mother, I do cry you mercie,Madam, my mother, I do cry you mercy;R3 II.ii.104
I did not see your Grace. Humbly on my knee,I did not see your grace. Humbly on my kneeR3 II.ii.105
I craue your Blessing.I crave your blessing.R3 II.ii.106
Amen, and make me die a good old man,Amen! (Aside) And make me die a good old man!R3 II.ii.109
That is the butt-end of a Mothers blessing;That is the butt-end of a mother's blessing;R3 II.ii.110
I maruell that her Grace did leaue it out.I marvel why her grace did leave it out.R3 II.ii.111
I hope the King made peace with all of vs,I hope the King made peace with all of us;R3 II.ii.132
And the compact is firme, and true in me.And the compact is firm and true in me.R3 II.ii.133
Then be it so, and go we to determineThen be it so; and go we to determineR3 II.ii.141
Who they shall be that strait shall poste to London .Who they shall be that straight shall post to Ludlow.R3 II.ii.142
Madam, and you my Sister, will you goMadam, and you, my sister, will you goR3 II.ii.143
To giue your censures in this businesse. To give your censures in this business?R3 II.ii.144
My other selfe, my Counsailes Consistory,My other self, my counsel's consistory,R3 II.ii.151
My Oracle, My Prophet, my deere Cosin,My oracle, my prophet, my dear cousin,R3 II.ii.152
I, as a childe, will go by thy direction,I, as a child, will go by thy direction.R3 II.ii.153
Toward London then, for wee'l not stay behinde. Toward Ludlow then, for we'll not stay behind.R3 II.ii.154
Welcome deere Cosin, my thoughts SoueraignWelcome, dear cousin, my thoughts' sovereign!R3 III.i.2
The wearie way hath made you Melancholly.The weary way hath made you melancholy.R3 III.i.3
Sweet Prince, the vntainted vertue of your yeersSweet Prince, the untainted virtue of your yearsR3 III.i.7
Hath not yet diu'd into the Worlds deceit:Hath not yet dived into the world's deceit;R3 III.i.8
No more can you distinguish of a man,Nor more can you distinguish of a manR3 III.i.9
Then of his outward shew, which God he knowes,Than of his outward show, which, God He knows,R3 III.i.10
Seldome or neuer iumpeth with the heart.Seldom or never jumpeth with the heart.R3 III.i.11
Those Vnkles which you want, were dangerous:Those uncles which you want were dangerous;R3 III.i.12
Your Grace attended to their Sugred words,Your grace attended to their sugared wordsR3 III.i.13
But look'd not on the poyson of their hearts:But looked not on the poison of their hearts.R3 III.i.14
God keepe you from them, and from such false Friends.God keep you from them, and from such false friends!R3 III.i.15
My Lord, the Maior of London comes to greet you.My lord, the Mayor of London comes to greet you.R3 III.i.17
Where it think'st best vnto your Royall selfe.Where it seems best unto your royal self.R3 III.i.63
If I may counsaile you, some day or twoIf I may counsel you, some day or twoR3 III.i.64
Your Highnesse shall repose you at the Tower:Your highness shall repose you at the Tower;R3 III.i.65
Then where you please, and shall be thought most fitThen where you please, and shall be thought most fitR3 III.i.66
For your best health, and recreation.For your best health and recreation.R3 III.i.67
So wise, so young, they say doe neuer liue long.So wise so young, they say, do never live long.R3 III.i.79
I say, without Characters, Fame liues long.I say, without characters fame lives long.R3 III.i.81
Thus, like the formall Vice, Iniquitie,(Aside) Thus, like the formal Vice, Iniquity,R3 III.i.82
I morallize two meanings in one word.I moralize two meanings in one word.R3 III.i.83
Short Summers lightly haue a forward Spring. (aside) Short summers lightly have a forward spring.R3 III.i.94
How fares our Cousin, Noble Lord of Yorke?How fares our cousin, noble Lord of York?R3 III.i.101
He hath, my Lord.He hath, my lord.R3 III.i.105.1
Oh my faire Cousin, I must not say so.O my fair cousin, I must not say so.R3 III.i.106
He may command me as my Soueraigne,He may command me as my sovereign,R3 III.i.108
But you haue power in me, as in a Kinsman.But you have power in me as in a kinsman.R3 III.i.109
My Dagger, little Cousin? with all my heart.My dagger, little cousin? With all my heart.R3 III.i.111
A greater gift then that, Ile giue my Cousin.A greater gift than that I'll give my cousin.R3 III.i.115
I, gentle Cousin, were it light enough.Ay, gentle cousin, were it light enough.R3 III.i.117
It is too weightie for your Grace to weare.It is too heavy for your grace to wear.R3 III.i.120
What, would you haue my Weapon, little Lord?What, would you have my weapon, little lord?R3 III.i.122
How?How?R3 III.i.124
My Lord, wilt please you passe along?My lord, will't please you pass along?R3 III.i.136
My selfe, and my good Cousin Buckingham,Myself and my good cousin BuckinghamR3 III.i.137
Will to your Mother, to entreat of herWill to your mother, to entreat of herR3 III.i.138
To meet you at the Tower, and welcome you.To meet you at the Tower and welcome you.R3 III.i.139
Why, what should you feare?Why, what should you fear?R3 III.i.143
Nor none that liue, I hope.Nor none that live, I hope.R3 III.i.147
No doubt, no doubt: Oh 'tis a perillous Boy,No doubt, no doubt. O, 'tis a parlous boy,R3 III.i.154
Bold, quicke, ingenious, forward, capable:Bold, quick, ingenious, forward, capable.R3 III.i.155
Hee is all the Mothers, from the top to toe.He is all the mother's, from the top to toe.R3 III.i.156
Commend me to Lord William: tell him Catesby,Commend me to Lord William. Tell him, Catesby,R3 III.i.181
His ancient Knot of dangerous AduersariesHis ancient knot of dangerous adversariesR3 III.i.182
To morrow are let blood at Pomfret Castle,Tomorrow are let blood at Pomfret Castle,R3 III.i.183
And bid my Lord, for ioy of this good newes,And bid my lord, for joy of this good news,R3 III.i.184
Giue Mistresse Shore one gentle Kisse the more.Give Mistress Shore one gentle kiss the more.R3 III.i.185
Shall we heare from you, Catesby, ere we sleepe?Shall we hear from you, Catesby, ere we sleep?R3 III.i.188
At Crosby House, there shall you find vs both.At Crosby House, there shall you find us both.R3 III.i.190
Chop off his Head: / Something wee will determine:Chop off his head! Something we will determine.R3 III.i.193
And looke when I am King, clayme thou of meAnd look when I am King, claim thou of meR3 III.i.194
The Earledome of Hereford, and all the moueablesThe earldom of Hereford and all the movablesR3 III.i.195
Whereof the King, my Brother, was possest.Whereof the King my brother stood possessed.R3 III.i.196
And looke to haue it yeelded with all kindnesse.And look to have it yielded with all kindness.R3 III.i.198
Come, let vs suppe betimes, that afterwardsCome, let us sup betimes, that afterwardsR3 III.i.199
Wee may digest our complots in some forme.We may digest our complots in some form.R3 III.i.200
My Noble Lords, and Cousins all, good morrow:My noble lords and cousins all, good morrow.R3 III.iv.22
I haue beene long a sleeper: but I trust,I have been long a sleeper; but I trustR3 III.iv.23
My absence doth neglect no great designe,My absence doth neglect no great designR3 III.iv.24
Which by my presence might haue beene concluded.Which by my presence might have been concluded.R3 III.iv.25
Then my Lord Hastings, no man might be bolder,Than my Lord Hastings no man might be bolder.R3 III.iv.29
His Lordship knowes me well, and loues me well.His lordship knows me well, and loves me well.R3 III.iv.30
My Lord of Ely, when I was last in Holborne,My Lord of Ely, when I was last in HolbornR3 III.iv.31
I saw good Strawberries in your Garden there,I saw good strawberries in your garden there.R3 III.iv.32
I doe beseech you, send for some of them.I do beseech you send for some of them.R3 III.iv.33
Cousin of Buckingham, a word with you.Cousin of Buckingham, a word with you.R3 III.iv.35
Catesby hath sounded Hastings in our businesse,Catesby hath sounded Hastings in our businessR3 III.iv.36
And findes the testie Gentleman so hot,And finds the testy gentleman so hotR3 III.iv.37
That he will lose his Head, ere giue consentThat he will lose his head ere give consentR3 III.iv.38
His Masters Child, as worshipfully he tearmes it,His master's child, as worshipfully he terms it,R3 III.iv.39
Shall lose the Royaltie of Englands Throne.Shall lose the royalty of England's throne.R3 III.iv.40
I pray you all, tell me what they deserue,I pray you all, tell me what they deserveR3 III.iv.59
That doe conspire my death with diuellish PlotsThat do conspire my death with devilish plotsR3 III.iv.60
Of damned Witchcraft, and that haue preuail'dOf damned witchcraft, and that have prevailedR3 III.iv.61
Vpon my Body with their Hellish Charmes.Upon my body with their hellish charms?R3 III.iv.62
Then be your eyes the witnesse of their euill.Then be your eyes the witness of their evil.R3 III.iv.67
Looke how I am bewitch'd: behold, mine ArmeSee how I am bewitched: behold, mine armR3 III.iv.68
Is like a blasted Sapling, wither'd vp:Is like a blasted sapling, withered up;R3 III.iv.69
And this is Edwards Wife, that monstrous Witch,And this is Edward's wife, that monstrous witch,R3 III.iv.70
Consorted with that Harlot, Strumpet Shore,Consorted with that harlot, strumpet Shore,R3 III.iv.71
That by their Witchcraft thus haue marked me.That by their witchcraft thus have marked me.R3 III.iv.72
If? thou Protector of this damned Strumpet,If? Thou protector of this damned strumpet,R3 III.iv.74
Talk'st thou to me of Ifs: thou art a Traytor,Talk'st thou to me of ifs? Thou art a traitor.R3 III.iv.75
Off with his Head; now by Saint Paul I sweare,Off with his head! Now by Saint Paul I swearR3 III.iv.76
I will not dine, vntill I see the same.I will not dine until I see the same!R3 III.iv.77
Louell and Ratcliffe, looke that it be done: Lovel and Ratcliffe, look that it be done.R3 III.iv.78
The rest that loue me, rise, and follow me.The rest that love me, rise and follow me.R3 III.iv.79
Come Cousin, / Canst thou quake, and change thy colour,Come, cousin, canst thou quake and change thy colour,R3 III.v.1
Murther thy breath in middle of a word,Murder thy breath in middle of a word,R3 III.v.2
And then againe begin, and stop againe,And then again begin, and stop again,R3 III.v.3
As if thou were distraught, and mad with terror?As if thou wert distraught and mad with terror?R3 III.v.4
He is, and see he brings the Maior along.He is; and see, he brings the Mayor along.R3 III.v.13
Looke to the Draw-Bridge there.Look to the drawbridge there!R3 III.v.15
Catesby, o're-looke the Walls.Catesby, o'erlook the walls.R3 III.v.17
Looke back, defend thee, here are Enemies.Look back! Defend thee! Here are enemies!R3 III.v.19
Be patient, they are friends: Ratcliffe, and Louell.Be patient, they are friends, Ratcliffe and Lovel.R3 III.v.21
So deare I lou'd the man, that I must weepe:So dear I loved the man that I must weep.R3 III.v.24
I tooke him for the plainest harmelesse Creature,I took him for the plainest harmless creatureR3 III.v.25
That breath'd vpon the Earth, a Christian.That breathed upon this earth a Christian;R3 III.v.26
Made him my Booke, wherein my Soule recordedMade him my book, wherein my soul recordedR3 III.v.27
The Historie of all her secret thoughts.The history of all her secret thoughts.R3 III.v.28
So smooth he dawb'd his Vice with shew of Vertue,So smooth he daubed his vice with show of virtueR3 III.v.29
That his apparant open Guilt omitted,That, his apparent open guilt omitted – R3 III.v.30
I meane, his Conuersation with Shores Wife,I mean, his conversation with Shore's wife – R3 III.v.31
He liu'd from all attainder of suspects.He lived from all attainder of suspects.R3 III.v.32
What? thinke you we are Turkes, or Infidels?What? Think you we are Turks or infidels?R3 III.v.40
Or that we would, against the forme of Law,Or that we would, against the form of law,R3 III.v.41
Proceed thus rashly in the Villaines death,Proceed thus rashly in the villain's deathR3 III.v.42
But that the extreme perill of the case,But that the extreme peril of the case,R3 III.v.43
The Peace of England, and our Persons safetie,The peace of England, and our person's safetyR3 III.v.44
Enforc'd vs to this Execution.Enforced us to this execution?R3 III.v.45
And to that end we wish'd your Lordship here,And to that end we wished your lordship here,R3 III.v.66
T'auoid the Censures of the carping World.T' avoid the censures of the carping world.R3 III.v.67
Goe after, after, Cousin Buckingham.Go after, after, cousin Buckingham.R3 III.v.71
The Maior towards Guild-Hall hyes him in all poste:The Mayor towards Guildhall hies him in all post;R3 III.v.72
There, at your meetest vantage of the time,There, at your meet'st advantage of the time,R3 III.v.73
Inferre the Bastardie of Edwards Children:Infer the bastardy of Edward's children.R3 III.v.74
Tell them, how Edward put to death a Citizen,Tell them how Edward put to death a citizenR3 III.v.75
Onely for saying, he would make his SonneOnly for saying he would make his sonR3 III.v.76
Heire to the Crowne, meaning indeed his House,Heir to the Crown, meaning indeed his house,R3 III.v.77
Which, by the Signe thereof, was tearmed so.Which by the sign thereof was termed so.R3 III.v.78
Moreouer, vrge his hatefull Luxurie,Moreover, urge his hateful luxuryR3 III.v.79
And beastiall appetite in change of Lust,And bestial appetite in change of lust,R3 III.v.80
Which stretcht vnto their Seruants, Daughters, Wiues,Which stretched unto their servants, daughters, wives,R3 III.v.81
Euen where his raging eye, or sauage heart,Even where his raging eye or savage heart,R3 III.v.82
Without controll, lusted to make a prey.Without control, listed to make his prey.R3 III.v.83
Nay, for a need, thus farre come neere my Person:Nay, for a need, thus far come near my person:R3 III.v.84
Tell them, when that my Mother went with ChildTell them, when that my mother went with childR3 III.v.85
Of that insatiate Edward; Noble Yorke,Of that insatiate Edward, noble York,R3 III.v.86
My Princely Father, then had Warres in France,My princely father, then had wars in France,R3 III.v.87
And by true computation of the time,And by true computation of the timeR3 III.v.88
Found, that the Issue was not his begot:Found that the issue was not his begot;R3 III.v.89
Which well appeared in his Lineaments,Which well appeared in his lineaments,R3 III.v.90
Being nothing like the Noble Duke, my Father:Being nothing like the noble duke my father.R3 III.v.91
Yet touch this sparingly, as 'twere farre off,But touch this sparingly, as 'twere far off,R3 III.v.92
Because, my Lord, you know my Mother liues.Because, my lord, you know my mother lives.R3 III.v.93
If you thriue wel, bring them to Baynards Castle,If you thrive well, bring them to Baynard's Castle,R3 III.v.97
Where you shall finde me well accompaniedWhere you shall find me well accompaniedR3 III.v.98
With reuerend Fathers, and well-learned Bishops.With reverend fathers and well-learned bishops.R3 III.v.99
Goe Louell with all speed to Doctor Shaw,Go, Lovel, with all speed to Doctor Shaw;R3 III.v.102
Goe thou to Fryer Peuker, bid them both(To Catesby) Go thou to Friar Penker. Bid them bothR3 III.v.103
Meet me within this houre at Baynards Castle. Meet me within this hour at Baynard's Castle.R3 III.v.104
Now will I goe to take some priuie order,Now will I go to take some privy orderR3 III.v.105
To draw the Brats of Clarence out of sight,To draw the brats of Clarence out of sight,R3 III.v.106
And to giue order, that no manner personAnd to give notice that no manner of personR3 III.v.107
Haue any time recourse vnto the Princes. At any time recourse unto the princes.R3 III.v.108
How now, how now, what say the Citizens?How now, how now? What say the citizens?R3 III.vii.1
Toucht you the Bastardie of Edwards Children?Touched you the bastardy of Edward's children?R3 III.vii.4
And did they so?And did they so?R3 III.vii.23
What tongue-lesse Blockes were they, / Would they not speake?What tongueless blocks were they! Would not they speak?R3 III.vii.42
Will not the Maior then, and his Brethren, come?Will not the Mayor then and his brethren come?R3 III.vii.43
I goe: and if you plead as well for them,I go; and if you plead as well for themR3 III.vii.51
As I can say nay to thee for my selfe,As I can say nay to thee for myself,R3 III.vii.52
No doubt we bring it to a happie issue.No doubt we'll bring it to a happy issue.R3 III.vii.53
My Lord, there needes no such Apologie:My lord, there needs no such apology.R3 III.vii.103
I doe beseech your Grace to pardon me,I do beseech your grace to pardon me,R3 III.vii.104
Who earnest in the seruice of my God,Who, earnest in the service of my God,R3 III.vii.105
Deferr'd the visitation of my friends.Deferred the visitation of my friends.R3 III.vii.106
But leauing this, what is your Graces pleasure?But, leaving this, what is your grace's pleasure?R3 III.vii.107
I doe suspect I haue done some offence,I do suspect I have done some offenceR3 III.vii.110
That seemes disgracious in the Cities eye,That seems disgracious in the city's eye,R3 III.vii.111
And that you come to reprehend my ignorance.And that you come to reprehend my ignorance.R3 III.vii.112
Else wherefore breathe I in a Christian Land.Else wherefore breathe I in a Christian land?R3 III.vii.115
I cannot tell, if to depart in silence,I cannot tell if to depart in silenceR3 III.vii.140
Or bitterly to speake in your reproofe,Or bitterly to speak in your reproofR3 III.vii.141
Best fitteth my Degree, or your Condition.Best fitteth my degree or your condition.R3 III.vii.142
If not to answer, you might haply thinke,If not to answer, you might haply thinkR3 III.vii.143
Tongue-ty'd Ambition, not replying, yeeldedTongue-tied ambition, not replying, yieldedR3 III.vii.144
To beare the Golden Yoake of Soueraigntie,To bear the golden yoke of sovereigntyR3 III.vii.145
Which fondly you would here impose on me.Which fondly you would here impose on me.R3 III.vii.146
If to reproue you for this suit of yours,If to reprove you for this suit of yours,R3 III.vii.147
So season'd with your faithfull loue to me,So seasoned with your faithful love to me,R3 III.vii.148
Then on the other side I check'd my friends.Then, on the other side, I checked my friends.R3 III.vii.149
Therefore to speake, and to auoid the first,Therefore – to speak, and to avoid the first,R3 III.vii.150
And then in speaking, not to incurre the last,And then, in speaking, not to incur the last – R3 III.vii.151
Definitiuely thus I answer you.Definitively thus I answer you.R3 III.vii.152
Your loue deserues my thankes, but my desertYour love deserves my thanks, but my desertR3 III.vii.153
Vnmeritable, shunnes your high request.Unmeritable shuns your high request.R3 III.vii.154
First, if all Obstacles were cut away,First, if all obstacles were cut away,R3 III.vii.155
And that my Path were euen to the Crowne,And that my path were even to the crownR3 III.vii.156
As the ripe Reuenue, and due of Birth:As my ripe revenue and due of birth,R3 III.vii.157
Yet so much is my pouertie of spirit,Yet so much is my poverty of spirit,R3 III.vii.158
So mightie, and so manie my defects,So mighty and so many my defects,R3 III.vii.159
That I would rather hide me from my Greatnesse,That I would rather hide me from my greatness,R3 III.vii.160
Being a Barke to brooke no mightie Sea;Being a bark to brook no mighty sea,R3 III.vii.161
Then in my Greatnesse couet to be hid,Than in my greatness covet to be hidR3 III.vii.162
And in the vapour of my Glory smother'd.And in the vapour of my glory smothered.R3 III.vii.163
But God be thank'd, there is no need of me,But, God be thanked, there is no need of me,R3 III.vii.164
And much I need to helpe you, were there need:And much I need to help you, were there need.R3 III.vii.165
The Royall Tree hath left vs Royall Fruit,The royal tree hath left us royal fruit,R3 III.vii.166
Which mellow'd by the stealing howres of time,Which, mellowed by the stealing hours of time,R3 III.vii.167
Will well become the Seat of Maiestie,Will well become the seat of majestyR3 III.vii.168
And make (no doubt) vs happy by his Reigne.And make, no doubt, us happy by his reign.R3 III.vii.169
On him I lay that, you would lay on me,On him I lay that you would lay on me,R3 III.vii.170
The Right and Fortune of his happie Starres,The right and fortune of his happy stars,R3 III.vii.171
Which God defend that I should wring from him.Which God defend that I should wring from him!R3 III.vii.172
Alas, why would you heape this Care on me?Alas, why would you heap this care on me?R3 III.vii.203
I am vnfit for State, and Maiestie:I am unfit for state and majesty.R3 III.vii.204
I doe beseech you take it not amisse,I do beseech you take it not amiss,R3 III.vii.205
I cannot, nor I will not yeeld to you.I cannot nor I will not yield to you.R3 III.vii.206
O, do not swear, my lord of Buckingham.R3 III.vii.219
Will you enforce me to a world of Cares.Would you enforce me to a world of cares?R3 III.vii.222
Call them againe, I am not made of Stones,Call them again. I am not made of stone,R3 III.vii.223
But penetrable to your kinde entreaties,But penetrable to your kind entreaties,R3 III.vii.224
Albeit against my Conscience and my Soule.Albeit against my conscience and my soul.R3 III.vii.225
Cousin of Buckingham, and sage graue men,Cousin of Buckingham, and sage grave men,R3 III.vii.226
Since you will buckle fortune on my back,Since you will buckle fortune on my back,R3 III.vii.227
To beare her burthen, where I will or no.To bear her burden, whe'er I will or no,R3 III.vii.228
I must haue patience to endure the Load:I must have patience to endure the load;R3 III.vii.229
But if black Scandall, or foule-fac'd Reproach,But if black scandal or foul-faced reproachR3 III.vii.230
Attend the sequell of your Imposition,Attend the sequel of your imposition,R3 III.vii.231
Your meere enforcement shall acquittance meYour mere enforcement shall acquittance meR3 III.vii.232
From all the impure blots and staynes thereof;From all the impure blots and stains thereof;R3 III.vii.233
For God doth know, and you may partly see,For God doth know, and you may partly see,R3 III.vii.234
How farre I am from the desire of this.How far I am from the desire thereof.R3 III.vii.235
In saying so, you shall but say the truth.In saying so you shall but say the truth.R3 III.vii.237
Euen when you please, for you will haue it so.Even when you please, for you will have it so.R3 III.vii.242
Come, let vs to our holy Worke againe.Come, let us to our holy work again.R3 III.vii.245
Farewell my Cousins, farewell gentle friends. – Farewell, my cousin; farewell, gentle friends.R3 III.vii.246