KING EDWARD
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RObert of Artoys banisht though thou be,Robert of Artois, banished though thou beE3 I.i.1
From Fraunce thy natiue Country, yet with vs,From France thy native country, yet with usE3 I.i.2
Thou shalt retayne as great a Seigniorie:Thou shalt retain as great a seigniory,E3 I.i.3
For we create thee Earle of Richmond heere,For we create thee Earl of Richmond here.E3 I.i.4
And now goe forwards with our pedegree,And now go forward with our pedigree:E3 I.i.5
Who next succeeded Phillip of Bew,Who next succeeded Phillip le Beau?E3 I.i.6
But was my mother sister vnto those:But was my mother sister unto those?E3 I.i.10
But they shall finde that forged ground of theirs,But they shall find that forged ground of theirsE3 I.i.28
To be but dusty heapes, of brittile sande.To be but dusty heaps of brittle sand.E3 I.i.29
This counsayle Artoyes like to fruictfull shewers,This counsel, Artois, like to fruitful showers,E3 I.i.42
Hath added growth vnto my dignitye,Hath added growth unto my dignity;E3 I.i.43
And by the fiery vigor of thy words,And, by the fiery vigour of thy words,E3 I.i.44
Hot courage is engendred in my brest,Hot courage is engendered in my breast,E3 I.i.45
Which heretofore was rakt in ignorance,Which heretofore was racked in ignorance,E3 I.i.46
But nowe doth mount with golden winges offame,But now doth mount with golden wings of fame,E3 I.i.47
And will approue faire Issabells discent,And will approve fair Isabel's descent,E3 I.i.48
Able to yoak their stubburne necks with steele,Able to yoke their stubborn necks with steelE3 I.i.49
That spurne against my souereignety in France.That spurn against my sovereignty in France.E3 I.i.50
A mestenger, Lord Awdley know from whence,A messenger. – Lord Audley, know from whence.E3 I.i.51
Admit him Lords, that we may heare the newes.Admit him, lords, that we may hear the news.E3 I.i.54
Say Duke of Lorrayne wherefore art thou come.Say, Duke of Lorraine, wherefore art thou come?E3 I.i.55
See how occasion laughes me in the face,See how occasion laughs me in the face!E3 I.i.67
No sooner minded to prepare for France,No sooner minded to prepare for France,E3 I.i.68
But straight I am inuited, nay with threats,But straight I am invited – nay, with threats,E3 I.i.69
Vppon a penaltie inioynd to come:Upon a penalty enjoined to come.E3 I.i.70
Twere but a childish part to say him nay,'Twere but a childish part to say him nay. – E3 I.i.71
Lorrayne returne this answere to thy Lord,Lorraine, return this answer to thy lord:E3 I.i.72
I meane to visit him as he requests,I mean to visit him as he requests.E3 I.i.73
But how? not seruilely disposd to bend,But how? Not servilely disposed to bend,E3 I.i.74
But like a conquerer to make him bowe,But like a conqueror to make him bow.E3 I.i.75
His lame vnpolisht shifts are come to light,His lame unpolished shifts are come to light;E3 I.i.76
And trueth hath puld the visard from his face,And truth hath pulled the vizard from his face,E3 I.i.77
That sett a glasse vpon his arrogannce,That set a gloss upon his arrogance.E3 I.i.78
Dare he commaund a fealty in mee,Dare he command a fealty in me?E3 I.i.79
Tell him the Crowne that hee vsurpes, is myne,Tell him: the crown that he usurps is mine,E3 I.i.80
And where he sets his foote he ought to knele,And where he sets his foot he ought to kneel.E3 I.i.81
Tis not a petty Dukedome that I claime,'Tis not a petty dukedom that I claim,E3 I.i.82
But all the whole Dominions, of the Realme,But all the whole dominions of the realm,E3 I.i.83
Which if with grudging he refuse to yeld,Which if with grudging he refuse to yield,E3 I.i.84
Ile take away those borrowed plumes of his,I'll take away those borrowed plumes of his,E3 I.i.85
And send him naked to the wildernes.And send him naked to the wilderness.E3 I.i.86
Lorraine behold the sharpnes of this steele: (drawing his sword) Lorraine, behold the sharpness of this steel.E3 I.i.108
Feruent desire that sits against my heart,Fervent desire that sits against my heartE3 I.i.109
Is farre more thornie pricking than this blade.Is far more thorny-pricking than this blade;E3 I.i.110
That with the nightingale I shall be scard:That, with the nightingale, I shall be scarredE3 I.i.111
As oft as I dispose my selfe to rest,As oft as I dispose myself to restE3 I.i.112
Vntill my collours be displaide in Fraunce:Until my colours be displayed in France.E3 I.i.113
This is thy finall Answere, so be gone.This is my final answer; so be gone.E3 I.i.114
Now Lord our fleeting Barke is vnder sayle:Now, Lords, our fleeting bark is under sail;E3 I.i.118
Our gage is throwne, and warre is soone begun,Our gage is thrown, and war is soon begun,E3 I.i.119
But not so quickely brought vnto an end.But not so quickly brought unto an end.E3 I.i.120
Moun. But wherefore comes Sir william Mountague?But wherefore comes Sir William Montague? E3 I.i.121
How stands the league betweene the Scot and vs?How stands the league between the Scot and us? E3 I.i.122
That is thy daughter Warwicke is it not?That is thy daughter, Warwick, is it not.E3 I.i.132
Whose husband hath in Brittayne serud so long,Whose husband hath in Brittayne served so longE3 I.i.133
About the planting of Lord Mouneford there?About the planting of Lord Mountford there?E3 I.i.134
Ignoble Dauid hast thou none to greeue,Ignoble David! Hast thou none to grieveE3 I.i.136
But silly Ladies with thy threatning armes:But silly ladies with thy threat'ning arms?E3 I.i.137
But I will make you shrinke your snailie hornes, But I will make you shrink your snaily horns.E3 I.i.138
First therefore Audley this shalbe thy charge,First, therefore, Audley, this shall be thy charge:E3 I.i.139
Go leuie footemen for our warres in Fraunce;Go levy footmen for our wars in France;E3 I.i.140
And Ned take muster of our men at armes,And Ned, take muster of our men at arms;E3 I.i.141
In euery shire elect a seuerall band,In every shire elect a several band;E3 I.i.142
Let them be Souldiers of a lustie spirite,Let them be soldiers of a lusty spirit,E3 I.i.143
Such as dread nothing but dishonors blot,Such as dread nothing but dishonour's blot;E3 I.i.144
Be warie therefore since we do comence,Be wary, therefore, since we do commenceE3 I.i.145
A famous Warre, and with so mighty a nation:A famous war, and with so mighty a nation.E3 I.i.146
Derby be thou Embassador for vs,Derby, be thou ambassador for usE3 I.i.147
Vnto our Father in Law the Earle of Henalt:Unto our father-in-law, the Earl of Hainault:E3 I.i.148
Make him acquainted with our enterprise,Make him acquainted with our enterprise,E3 I.i.149
And likewise will him with our owne allies,And likewise will him, with our own alliesE3 I.i.150
That are in Flaundsrs, to solicite to,That are in Flanders, to solicit tooE3 I.i.151
The Emperour of Almaigne in our name:The Emperor of Almaigne in our name.E3 I.i.152
Myselfe whilst you are ioyntly thus employd,Myself, whilst you are jointly thus employed,E3 I.i.153
Will with these forces that I haue at hand,Will, with these forces that I have at hand,E3 I.i.154
March, and once more repulse the trayterous Scot:March, and once more repulse the traitorous Scot.E3 I.i.155
But Sirs be resolute, we shal haue warresBut sirs, be resolute: we shall have warsE3 I.i.156
On euery side, and Ned, thou must begin,On every side; and, Ned, thou must beginE3 I.i.157
Now to forget thy study and thy bookes,Now to forget thy study and thy books,E3 I.i.158
And vre thy shoulders to an Armors weight.And ure thy shoulders to an armour's weight.E3 I.i.159
What are the stealing Foxes fled and goneWhat, are the stealing foxes fled and goneE3 I.ii.90
Before we could vncupple at their heeles.Before we could uncouple at their heels?E3 I.ii.91
This is the Countesse Warwike, is it not.This is the Countess, Warwick, is it not?E3 I.ii.94
Hath she been fairer Warwike then she is?Hath she been fairer, Warwick, than she is?E3 I.ii.98
What strange enchantment lurke in those her eyes?What strange enchantment lurked in those her eyesE3 I.ii.102
When they exceld this excellence they haue,When they excelled this excellence they have,E3 I.ii.103
That now her dym declyne hath power to draw,That now her dim decline hath power to drawE3 I.ii.104
My subiect eyes from persing maiestie,My subject eyes from piercing majestyE3 I.ii.105
To gaze on her with doting admiration.To gaze on her with doting admiration?E3 I.ii.106
Lady stand vp, I come to bring thee peace,Lady, stand up; I come to bring thee peace,E3 I.ii.113
How euer thereby I haue purchast war.However thereby I have purchased war.E3 I.ii.114
Least yeelding heere, I pyne in shamefull loue: Lest, yielding here, I pine in shameful love,E3 I.ii.117
Come wele persue the Scots, Artoyes away.Come, we'll pursue the Scots. – Artois, away!E3 I.ii.118
Pardon me countesse, I will come no neare,Pardon me, Countess, I will come no near'r;E3 I.ii.125
I dreamde to night of treason and I feare.I dreamed tonight of treason, and I fear.E3 I.ii.126
No farther off, then her conspyring eye,No farther off than her conspiring eye,E3 I.ii.128
Which shoots infected poyson in my heart.Which shoots infected poison in my heart,E3 I.ii.129
Beyond repulse ofwit or cure of Art.Beyond repulse of wit or cure of art.E3 I.ii.130
Now in the Sunne alone it doth not lye,Now in the sun alone it doth not lieE3 I.ii.131
With light to take light, from a mortall eye.With light to take light from a mortal eye;E3 I.ii.132
For here to day stars that myne eies would see,For here two day-stars that mine eyes would seeE3 I.ii.133
More then the Sunne steales myne owne light from mee:More than the sun steals mine own light from me.E3 I.ii.134
Contemplatiue desire, desire to be,Contemplative desire, desire to beE3 I.ii.135
Incontemplation that may master thee.In contemplation, that may master thee. – E3 I.ii.136
Warwike, Artoys, to horse and lets away.Warwick, Artois, to horse and let's away!E3 I.ii.137
What needs a tongue to such a speaking eie,What needs a tongue to such a speaking eye,E3 I.ii.139
That more perswads then winning Oratorie.That more persuades than winning oratory?E3 I.ii.140
As wise as faire, what fond fit can be heard,As wise as fair: what fond fit can be heardE3 I.ii.162
When wisedome keepes the gate as beuties gard,When wisdom keeps the gate as beauty's guard? – E3 I.ii.163
Countesse, albeit my busines vrgeth me,Countess, albeit my business urgeth me,E3 I.ii.164
Yt shall attend, while I attend on thee:It shall attend, while I attend on thee. – E3 I.ii.165
Come on my Lords, heere will I host to night.Come on, my lords, here will I host tonight.E3 I.ii.166
Shee is growne more fairer far since I came thither,She is grown more fairer far since I came hither,E3 II.i.25
Her voice more siluer euery word then other,Her voice more silver every word than other,E3 II.i.26
Her wit more fluent, what a strange discourse,Her wit more fluent. What a strange discourseE3 II.i.27
Vnfolded she of Dauid and his Scots:Unfolded she of David and his Scots!E3 II.i.28
Euen thus quoth she, he spake, and then spoke broad,‘ Even thus,’ quoth she, ‘ he spake,’ and then spoke broad,E3 II.i.29
With epithites and accents of the Scot:With epithets and accents of the Scot,E3 II.i.30
But somewhat better then the Scot could speake,But somewhat better than the Scot could speak. E3 II.i.31
And thus quoth she, and answered then herselfe,‘ And thus ’ quoth she, and answered then herself,E3 II.i.32
For who could speake like her but she herselfe:For who could speak like her? – But she herselfE3 II.i.33
Breathes from the wall, an Angels note from Heauen:Breathes from the wall an angel's note from heavenE3 II.i.34
Of sweete defiance to her barbarous foes,Of sweet defiance to her barbarous foes.E3 II.i.35
When she would talke of peace me thinkes her tong,When she would talk of peace, methinks her tongueE3 II.i.36
Commanded war to prison: when of war,Commanded war to prison; when of war,E3 II.i.37
It wakened Casar from his Romane graue,It wakened Caesar from his Roman graveE3 II.i.38
To heare warre beautified by her discourse,To hear war beautified by her discourse.E3 II.i.39
Wisedome is foolishnes, but in her tongue,Wisdom is foolishness but in her tongue,E3 II.i.40
Beauty a slander but in her faire face,Beauty a slander but in her fair face.E3 II.i.41
There is no summer, but in her cheerefull lookes,There is no summer but in her cheerful looks,E3 II.i.42
Nor frosty winter, but in her disdayne,Nor frosty winter but in her disdain.E3 II.i.43
I cannot blame the Scots that did besiege her,I cannot blame the Scots that did besiege her,E3 II.i.44
For she is all the Treasure of our land:For she is all the treasure of our land;E3 II.i.45
But call them cowards that they ran away,But call them cowards that they ran away,E3 II.i.46
Hauing so rich and faire a cause to stay.Having so rich and fair a cause to stay. – E3 II.i.47
Art thou thete Lodwicke, giue me incke and paper?Art thou there, Lod'wick? Give me ink and paper.E3 II.i.48
And bid the Lords hold on their play at Chesse,And bid the lords hold on their play at chess,E3 II.i.50
For wee will walke and meditate alone.For we will walk and meditate alone.E3 II.i.51
This fellow is well read in poetrie,This fellow is well read in poetry,E3 II.i.53
And hath a lustie and perswasiue spirite:And hath a lusty and persuasive spirit.E3 II.i.54
I will acquaint him with my passion,I will acquaint him with my passion,E3 II.i.55
Which he shall shadow with a vaile of lawne,Which he shall shadow with a veil of lawn,E3 II.i.56
Through which the Queene of beauties Queene shall see,Through which the queen of beauty's queen shall seeE3 II.i.57
Herselfe the ground of my infirmitie.Herself the ground of my infirmity.E3 II.i.58
Hast thou pen, inke and paper ready Lodowike,Hast thou pen, ink, and paper ready, Lodowick?E3 II.i.59
Then in the sommer arber sit by me,Then in the summer arbour sit by me;E3 II.i.61
Make it our counsel house or cabynet:Make it our counsel house or cabinet.E3 II.i.62
Since greene our thoughts, greene be the conuenticle,Since green our thoughts, green be the conventicleE3 II.i.63
Where we will ease vs by disburdning them:Where we will ease us by disburd'ning them.E3 II.i.64
Now Lodwike inuocate some golden Muse,Now, Lod'wick, invocate some golden MuseE3 II.i.65
To bring thee hither an inchanted pen,To bring thee hither an enchanted penE3 II.i.66
That may for sighes, set downe true sighes indeed:That may for sighs set down true sighs indeed,E3 II.i.67
Talking of griefe, to make thee ready grone,Talking of grief, to make thee ready groan,E3 II.i.68
And when thou writest of teares, encouch the word,And when thou writ'st of tears, encouch the wordE3 II.i.69
Before and after with such sweete laments,Before and after with such sweet laments,E3 II.i.70
That it may rayse drops in a Torters eye,That it may raise drops in a Tartar's eye,E3 II.i.71
And make a flynt heart Sythian pytifull,And make a flint-heart Scythian pitiful;E3 II.i.72
For so much moouing hath a Poets pen:For so much moving hath a poet's penE3 II.i.73
Then if thou be a Poet moue thou so,Then, if thou be a poet, move thou so,E3 II.i.74
And be enriched by thy soueraigne loue:And be enriched by thy sovereign's love;E3 II.i.75
For if the touch of sweet concordant strlngs,For if the touch of sweet concordant stringsE3 II.i.76
Could force attendance in the eares of hel:Could force attendance in the ears of hell,E3 II.i.77
How much more shall the straines of poets wit,How much more shall the strains of poets' witE3 II.i.78
Beguild and rauish soft and humane myndes.Beguile and ravish soft and human minds!E3 II.i.79
To one that shames the faire and sots the wise,To one that shames the fair and sots the wise;E3 II.i.81
Whose bodie is an abstract or a breefe,Whose body is an abstract or a brief,E3 II.i.82
Containes ech generall vertue in the worlde,Contains each general virtue in the world.E3 II.i.83
Better then bewtifull thou must begin,‘ Better than beautiful ’ thou must begin.E3 II.i.84
Deuise for faire a fairer word then faire,Devise for fair a fairer word than fair,E3 II.i.85
And euery ornament that thou wouldest praise,And every ornament that thou wouldst praise,E3 II.i.86
Fly it a pitch aboue the soare of praise,Fly it a pitch above the soar of praise.E3 II.i.87
For flattery feare thou not to be conuicted,For flattery fear thou not to be convicted;E3 II.i.88
For were thy admiration ten tymes more,For, were thy admiration ten times more,E3 II.i.89
Ten tymes ten thousand more thy worth exceeds,Ten times ten thousand more the worth exceedsE3 II.i.90
Of that thou art to praise their praises worth,Of that thou art to praise, thy praise's worth.E3 II.i.91
Beginne I will to contemplat the while,Begin. I will to contemplate the while.E3 II.i.92
Forget not to set downe how passionat,Forget not to set down how passionate,E3 II.i.93
How hart sicke and how full of languishment,How heart-sick, and how full of languishmentE3 II.i.94
Her beautie makes mee,Her beauty makes me.E3 II.i.1.95
Whatbewtie els could triumph on me,What beauty else could triumph over me?E3 II.i.96
Or who but women doe our loue layes greet,Or who but women do our love-lays greet?E3 II.i.97
What thinekst thou I did bid thee praise a horse.What, think'st thou I did bid thee praise a horse?E3 II.i.98
Of such estate, that hers is as a throane,Of such estate, that hers is as a throne,E3 II.i.101
And my estate the footstoole where shee treads,And my estate the footstool where she treads;E3 II.i.102
Then maist thou iudge what her condition is,Then mayst thou judge what her condition isE3 II.i.103
By the proportion of her mightines,By the proportion of her mightiness.E3 II.i.104
Write on while I peruse her in my thoughts,Write on, while I peruse her in my thoughts.E3 II.i.105
[Missing line]E3 II.i.106
Her voice to musicke or the nightingale,Her voice to music or the nightingale – E3 II.i.107
To musicke euery sommer leaping swaine,To music every summer-leaping swainE3 II.i.108
Compares his sunburnt louer when shee speakes,Compares his sun-burnt lover when she speaks.E3 II.i.109
And why should I speake of the nightingale,And why should I speak of the nightingale?E3 II.i.110
The nightingale singes of adulterate wrong,The nightingale sings of adulterate wrong,E3 II.i.111
And that compared is to satyrical,And that, compared, is too satirical;E3 II.i.112
For sinne though synne would not be so esteemd,For sin, though sin, would not be so esteemed,E3 II.i.113
But rather vertue sin, synne vertue deemd,But rather, virtue sin, sin virtue deemed.E3 II.i.114
Her hair far softor then the silke wormes twist,Her hair, far softer than the silkworm's twist,E3 II.i.115
Like to a flattering glas doth make more faire,Like to a flattering glass, doth make more fairE3 II.i.116
The yelow Amber like a flattering glas,The yellow amber. – ‘ Like a flattering glass ’E3 II.i.117
Comes in to soone: for writing of her eies,Comes in too soon; for, writing of her eyes,E3 II.i.118
Ile say that like a glas they catch the sunne,I'll say that like a glass they catch the sun,E3 II.i.119
And thence the hot reflection doth rebounde,And thence the hot reflection doth reboundE3 II.i.120
Against my brest and burnes my hart within,Against my breast, and burns my heart within.E3 II.i.121
Ah what a world of descant makes my soule,Ah, what a world of descant makes my soulE3 II.i.122
Vpon this voluntarie ground of loue,Upon this voluntary ground of love! – E3 II.i.123
Come Lodwick hast thou turnd thy inke to golde,Come, Lod'wick, hast thou turned thy ink to gold?E3 II.i.124
If not, write but in letters Capitall my mistres name,If not, write but in letters capitalE3 II.i.125
And it wil guild thy paper, read Lorde, reade,My mistress' name, and it will gild thy paper.E3 II.i.126
Fill thou the emptie hollowes of mine eares,Read, Lod'wick, read.E3 II.i.127
With the sweete hearing of thy poetrie.Fill thou the empty hollows of mine earsE3 II.i.128
With the sweet hearing of thy poetry.E3 II.i.129
Her praise is as my loue, both infinit,Her praise is as my love, both infinite,E3 II.i.131
Which apprehend such violent extremes,Which apprehend such violent extremesE3 II.i.132
That they disdaine an ending period.That they disdain an ending period.E3 II.i.133
Her bewtie hath no match but my affection,Her beauty hath no match but my affection;E3 II.i.134
Hers more then most, myne most, and more then more,Hers more than most, mine most and more than more;E3 II.i.135
Hers more to praise then tell the sea by drops,Hers more to praise than tell the sea by drops,E3 II.i.136
Nay more then drop the massie earth by sands,Nay, more than drop the massy earth by sands,E3 II.i.137
And said, by said, print them in memorie,And sand by sand print them in memory.E3 II.i.138
Then wherefore talkest thou of a period,Then wherefore talk'st thou of a periodE3 II.i.139
To that which craues vnended admiration.To that which craves unended admiration?E3 II.i.140
Read let vs heare,Read, let us hear.E3 II.i.141
That loue hath two falts grosse and palpable,That line hath two faults, gross and palpable:E3 II.i.143
Comparest thou her to the pale queene of night,Compar'st thou her to the pale queen of night,E3 II.i.144
Who being set in darke seemes therefore light,Who, being set in dark, seems therefore light?E3 II.i.145
What is she, when the sunne lifts vp his head,What is she, when the sun lifts up his head,E3 II.i.146
But like a fading taper dym and dead.But like a fading taper, dim and dead?E3 II.i.147
My loue shallbraue the ey of heauen at noon,My love shall brave the eye of heaven at noon,E3 II.i.148
And being vnmaskt outshine the golden sun,And, being unmasked, outshine the golden sun.E3 II.i.149
Readeore the line againe,Read o'er the line again.E3 II.i.151.1
I did not bid thee talke of chastitie,I did not bid thee talk of chastity,E3 II.i.152
To ransack so the treason of her minde,To ransack so the treasure of her mind;E3 II.i.153
For I had rather haue her chased then chast,For I had rather have her chased than chaste.E3 II.i.154
Out with the moone line, I wil none of it,Out with the moon line, I will none of it,E3 II.i.155
And let me haue hir likened to the sun,And let me have her likened to the sun.E3 II.i.156
Say shee hath thrice more splendour then the sun,Say she hath thrice more splendour than the sun,E3 II.i.157
That her perfections emulats the sunne,That her perfections emulates the sun,E3 II.i.158
That shee breeds sweets as plenteous as the sunne,That she breeds sweets as plenteous as the sun,E3 II.i.159
That shee doth thaw cold winter like the sunne,That she doth thaw cold winter like the sun,E3 II.i.160
That she doth cheere fresh sommer like the sunne,That she doth cheer fresh summer like the sun,E3 II.i.161
That shee doth dazle gazers like the sunne,That she doth dazzle gazers like the sun;E3 II.i.162
And in this application to the sunne,And, in this application to the sun,E3 II.i.163
Bid her be free and generall as the sunne,Bid her be free and general as the sun,E3 II.i.164
Who smiles vpon the basest weed that growes,Who smiles upon the basest weed that growsE3 II.i.165
As louinglie as on the fragrant rose,As lovingly as on the fragrant rose. – E3 II.i.166
Lets see what followes that same moonelight line,Let's see what follows that same moonlight line.E3 II.i.167
In constancie then who,In constancy than who?E3 II.i.170.1
O monstrous line, put in the next a swordO monstrous line! Put in the next a sword,E3 II.i.171
And I shall woo her to cut of my headAnd I shall woo her to cut off my head.E3 II.i.172
Blot, blot, good Lodwicke let vs heare the next.Blot, blot, good Lod'wick! Let us hear the next.E3 II.i.173
I thancke thee then thou hast don litle ill,I thank thee, then. Thou hast done little ill,E3 II.i.175
But what is don is passing passing ill,But what is done is passing passing ill.E3 II.i.176
No let the Captaine talke of boystrous warr,No, let the captain talk of boist'rous war,E3 II.i.177
The prisoner of emured darke constraint,The prisoner of immured dark constraint,E3 II.i.178
The sick man best sets downe the pangs of death,The sick man best sets down the pangs of death,E3 II.i.179
The man that starues the sweetnes of a feast,The man that starves the sweetness of a feast,E3 II.i.180
The frozen soule the benefite of fire,The frozen soul the benefit of fire,E3 II.i.181
And euery griefe his happie opposite,And every grief his happy opposite:E3 II.i.182
Loue cannot sound well but in louers toungs,Love cannot sound well but in lovers' tongues.E3 II.i.183
Giue me the pen and paper I will write,Give me the pen and paper; I will write.E3 II.i.184
But soft here comes the treasurer of my spirit,But soft, here comes the treasurer of my spirit. – E3 II.i.185
Lodwick thou knowst not how to drawe a battell,Lod'wick, thou know'st not how to draw a battle:E3 II.i.186
These wings, these flankars, and these squadrons,These wings, these flankers, and these squadronsE3 II.i.187
Argue in thee defectiue discipline,Argue in thee defective discipline.E3 II.i.188
Thou shouldest haue placed this here, this other here,Thou shouldst have placed this here, this other here.E3 II.i.189
Go draw the same I tell thee in what forme.Go, draw the same, I tell thee in what form.E3 II.i.193
Ah Lady I am blunt and cannot strawe,Ah, lady, I am blunt, and cannot strewE3 II.i.198
The flowers of solace in a ground of shame,The flowers of solace in a ground of shame.E3 II.i.199
Since I came hither Countes I am wronged.Since I came hither, Countess, I am wronged.E3 II.i.200
How neere then shall I be to remedie.How near then shall I be to remedy?E3 II.i.204
Yf thou speakst true then haue I my redresse,If thou speak'st true, then have I my redress:E3 II.i.207
Ingage thy power to redeeme my Ioyes,Engage thy power to redeem my joys,E3 II.i.208
And I am ioyfull Countes els I die.And I am joyful, Countess; else I die.E3 II.i.209
Sweare Counties that thou wilt.Swear, Countess, that thou wilt.E3 II.i.210.2
Then take thy selfe a litel waie a side,Then take thyself a little way aside,E3 II.i.212
And tell thy self a King doth dote on thee,And tell thyself a king doth dote on thee;E3 II.i.213
Say that within thy power doth lie.Say that within thy power doth lieE3 II.i.214
To make him happy, and that thou hast sworne,To make him happy, and that thou hast swornE3 II.i.215
To giue him all the Ioy within thy power,To give him all the joy within thy power.E3 II.i.216
Do this and tell me when I shall be happie.Do this, and tell me when I shall be happy.E3 II.i.217
Thou hearst me saye that I do dote on thee,Thou hear'st me say that I do dote on thee.E3 II.i.222
It is thy beauie that I woulde enioy,It is thy beauty that I would enjoy.E3 II.i.229
But thou maist leue it me to sport with all,.But thou mayst lend it me to sport withal.E3 II.i.235
Didst thou not swere to giue me what I would,Didst thou not swear to give me what I would?E3 II.i.244
I wish no more of thee then thou maist giue,I wish no more of thee than thou mayst give,E3 II.i.246
Nor beg I do not but I rather buie,Nor beg I do not, but I rather buy – E3 II.i.247
That is thy loue and for that loue of thine,That is, thy love; and for that love of thineE3 II.i.248
In rich exchaunge I tender to thee myne,In rich exchange I tender to thee mine.E3 II.i.249
Whether is her bewtie by her words dyuine,Whether is her beauty by her words divine,E3 II.i.278
Or are her words sweet chaplaines to her bewtie,Or are her words sweet chaplains to her beauty?E3 II.i.279
Like as the wind doth beautifie a saile,Like as the wind doth beautify a sail,E3 II.i.280
And as a saile becomes the vnseene winde,And as a sail becomes the unseen wind,E3 II.i.281
So doe her words her bewties, bewtie wordes,So do her words her beauty, beauty words.E3 II.i.282
O that I were a honie gathering bee,O, that I were a honey-gathering bee,E3 II.i.283
To beare the combe of vertue from his flower,To bear the comb of virtue from this flower,E3 II.i.284
And not a poison sucking enuious spider,And not a poison-sucking envious spider,E3 II.i.285
To turne the vice I take to deadlie venom,To turn the juice I take to deadly venom!E3 II.i.286
Religion is austere and bewty gentle,Religion is austere, and beauty gentle:E3 II.i.287
To stricke a gardion for so faire a weed,Too strict a guardian for so fair a ward.E3 II.i.288
O that shee were as is the aire to mee,O, that she were as is the air to me!E3 II.i.289
Why so she is, for when I would embrace her,Why, so she is; for when I would embrace her,E3 II.i.290
This do I, and catch nothing but my selfe,This do I, and catch nothing but myself.E3 II.i.291
I must enioy her, for I cannot beateI must enjoy her, for I cannot beatE3 II.i.292
With reason and reproofe fond loue a waie.With reason and reproof fond love away.E3 II.i.293
Here comes her father I will worke with him,Here comes her father: I will work with himE3 II.i.294
To beare my collours in this feild of loue.To bear my colours in this field of love.E3 II.i.295
A kind and voluntary giift thou proferest,A kind and voluntary gift thou profferest,E3 II.i.300
That I was forwarde to haue begd of thee,That I was forward to have begged of thee.E3 II.i.301
But O thou world great nurse of flatterie,But O, thou world, great nurse of flattery,E3 II.i.302
Whie dost thou tip mens tongues with golden words,Why dost thou tip men's tongues with golden words,E3 II.i.303
And peise their deedes with weight of heauie leade,And peise their deeds with weight of heavy lead,E3 II.i.304
That faire performance cannot follow promise,That fair performance cannot follow promise?E3 II.i.305
O that a man might hold the hartes close booke,O, that a man might hold the heart's close bookE3 II.i.306
And choke the lauish tongue when it doth vtterAnd choke the lavish tongue, when it doth utterE3 II.i.307
The breath of falshood not carectred there:The breath of falsehood not charactered there!E3 II.i.308
These are the vulger tenders of false men,These are the vulgar tenders of false men,E3 II.i.315
That neuer pay the duetie of their words,That never pay the duty of their words.E3 II.i.316
Thou wilt not sticke to sweare what thou hast said,Thou wilt not stick to swear what thou hast said,E3 II.i.317
But when thou knowest my greifes condition,But, when thou know'st my grief's condition,E3 II.i.318
This rash disgorged vomit of thy word,This rash disgorged vomit of thy wordE3 II.i.319
Thou wilt eate vp againe and leaue me helples.Thou wilt eat up again, and leave me helpless.E3 II.i.320
Say that my greefe is no way medicinable,Say that my grief is no way medicinableE3 II.i.323
But by the losse and bruising of thine honour,But by the loss and bruising of thine honour.E3 II.i.324
Thinkst that thou canst answere thy oth againe,Think'st that thou canst unswear thy oath again?E3 II.i.327
But if thou dost what shal I say to thee,But if thou dost, what shall I say to thee?E3 II.i.329
What wilt thou say to one that breaks an othe,What wilt thou say to one that breaks an oath?E3 II.i.332
What office were it to suggest a man,What office were it to suggest a manE3 II.i.335
To breake a lawfull and religious vowe.To break a lawful and religious vow?E3 II.i.336
That deuilles office must thou do for me,That devil's office must thou do for me,E3 II.i.338
Or breake thy oth or cancell all the bondes,Or break thy oath or cancel all the bondsE3 II.i.339
Ofloue and duetie twixt thy self and mee,Of love and duty 'twixt thyself and me.E3 II.i.340
And therefore Warwike if thou art thy selfe,And therefore, Warwick, if thou art thyself,E3 II.i.341
The Lord and master of thy word and othe,The lord and master of thy word and oath,E3 II.i.342
Go to thy daughter and in my behalfe,Go to thy daughter, and in my behalfE3 II.i.343
Comaund her, woo her, win her anie waies,Command her, woo her, win her any waysE3 II.i.344
To be my mistres and my secret loue,To be my mistress and my secret love.E3 II.i.345
I will not stand to heare thee make reply,I will not stand to hear thee make reply:E3 II.i.346
Thy oth breake hers or let thy souereigne dye. Thy oath break hers, or let thy sovereign die.E3 II.i.347
Ah that thou wert a Witch to make it so.Ah, that thou wert a witch to make it so!E3 II.ii.24
Would it were the Countesse.Would it were the Countess!E3 II.ii.25.2
Thou lyest she hath not, but I would she had,Thou liest, she hath not; but I would she had.E3 II.ii.27
Well all but one is none, what newes with you?Well, all but one is none. – What news with you?E3 II.ii.29
Then let those foote trudge hence vpon those horse,Then let those foot trudge hence upon those horse,E3 II.ii.32
According too our discharge and be gonne:According to our discharge, and be gone. – E3 II.ii.33
Darby Ile looke vpon the Countesse minde anone,Derby, I'll look upon the Countess' mind anon.E3 II.ii.34
I meane the Emperour, leaue me alone.I mean the Emperor. – Leave me alone.E3 II.ii.36
Thus from the harts aboundant speakes the tongue,Thus from the heart's abundance speaks the tongue:E3 II.ii.38
Countesse for Emperour, and indeed why not?‘ Countess ’ for ‘ Emperor ’ – and indeed, why not?E3 II.ii.39
She is as imperator ouer me, and I to herShe is as imperator over me, and I to herE3 II.ii.40
Am as a kneeling vassaile that obserues, Am as a kneeling vassal, that observesE3 II.ii.41
The pleasure, or displeasure of her eyeThe pleasure or displeasure of her eye.E3 II.ii.42
Ki. What saies the more then Cleopatras match,What says the more than Cleopatra's matchE3 II.ii.43
To Casar now?To Caesar now?E3 II.ii.44.1
What drum is this that thunders forth this march,What drum is this that thunders forth this marchE3 II.ii.46
To start the tender Cupid in my bosome,To start the tender Cupid in my bosom?E3 II.ii.47
Poore shipskin how it braules with him that beateth it:Poor sheepskin, how it brawls with him that beateth it!E3 II.ii.48
Go breake the thundring parchment bottome out,Go, break the thund'ring parchment-bottom out,E3 II.ii.49
And I will teach it to conduct sweete lynes,And I will teach it to conduct sweet linesE3 II.ii.50
Vnto the bosome of a heauenly Nymph,Unto the bosom of a heavenly nymph;E3 II.ii.51
For I wiii vse it as my writing paper,For I will use it as my writing paper,E3 II.ii.52
And so reduce him from a scoulding drum,And so reduce him from a scolding drumE3 II.ii.53
To be the herald and deare counsaiie bearer,To be the herald and dear counsel-bearerE3 II.ii.54
Betwixt a goddesse, and a mighty king:Betwixt a goddess and a mighty king.E3 II.ii.55
Go bid the drummer learne to touch the Lute,Go, bid the drummer learn to touch the lute,E3 II.ii.56
Or hang him in the braces of his drum,Or hang him in the braces of his drum,E3 II.ii.57
For now we thinke it an vnciuill thing,For now we think it an uncivil thingE3 II.ii.58
To trouble heauen wrth such harsh resounds, To trouble heaven with such harsh resounds.E3 II.ii.59
Away.Away!E3 II.ii.60
The quarrell that I haue requires no armes,The quarrel that I have requires no armsE3 II.ii.61
But these of myne, and these shall meete my foe,But these of mine; and these shall meet my foeE3 II.ii.62
In a deepe march of penytrable grones,In a deep march of penetrable groans;E3 II.ii.63
My eyes shall be my arrowes, and my sighesMy eyes shall be my arrows, and my sighsE3 II.ii.64
Shall serue me as the vantage of the winde,Shall serve me as the vantage of the wind,E3 II.ii.65
To wherle away my sweetest artyllerie:To whirl away my sweetest artillery.E3 II.ii.66
Ah but alas she winnes the sunne of me,Ah, but alas, she wins the sun of me,E3 II.ii.67
For that is she her selfe, and thence it comes,For that is she herself, and thence it comesE3 II.ii.68
That Poets tearme, the wanton warriour blinde:That poets term the wanton warrior blind;E3 II.ii.69
But loue hath eyes as iudgement to his steps,But love hath eyes as judgement to his steps,E3 II.ii.70
Till two much loued glory dazles them?Till too much loved glory dazzles them. – E3 II.ii.71
How now.How now? E3 II.ii.72
I see the boy, oh how his mothers face,(aside) I see the boy. Oh, how his mother's face,E3 II.ii.75
Modeld in his, corrects my straid desire,Modelled in his, corrects my strayed desire,E3 II.ii.76
And rates my heart, and chides my theeuish eie,And rates my heart, and chides my thievish eye,E3 II.ii.77
Who being rich ennough in seeing her,Who, being rich enough in seeing her,E3 II.ii.78
Yet seekes elsewhere and basest theft is that,Yet seeks elsewhere: and basest theft is thatE3 II.ii.79
Which cannot cloke it selfe on pouertie.Which cannot cloak itself on poverty. – E3 II.ii.80
Now boy, what newes?Now, boy, what news?E3 II.ii.81
Still do I see in him deliniate,(aside) Still do I see in him delineateE3 II.ii.86
His mothers visage, those his eies are hers,His mother's visage: those his eyes are hers,E3 II.ii.87
Who looking wistely on me, make me blush:Who looking wistly on me make me blush,E3 II.ii.88
For faults against themselues, giue euidence,For faults against themselves give evidence.E3 II.ii.89
Lust as a fire, and me like lanthorne show,Lust is a fire, and men like lanthorns showE3 II.ii.90
Light lust within them selues; euen through them selues:Light lust within themselves, even through themselves.E3 II.ii.91
A way loose silkes or wauering vanitie,Away, loose silks of wavering vanity!E3 II.ii.92
Shall the large limmit offaire Brittayne.Shall the large limit of fair BrittayneE3 II.ii.93
By me be ouerthrowne, and shall I not,By me be overthrown, and shall I notE3 II.ii.94
Master this little mansion of my selfe;Master this little mansion of myself?E3 II.ii.95
Giue me an Armor of eternall steele,Give me an armour of eternal steel!E3 II.ii.96
I go to conquer kings, andshall I not thenI go to conquer kings; and shall I not thenE3 II.ii.97
Subdue my selfe, and be my enimies friend,Subdue myself, and be my enemies' friend? E3 II.ii.98
It must not be, come boy forward, aduaunce,It must not be. – Come, boy, forward, advance!E3 II.ii.99
Lets with our coullours sweete the Aire of Fraunce.Let's with our colours sweet the air of France.E3 II.ii.100
Why there it goes, that verie smile of hers,(aside) Why, there it goes! That very smile of hersE3 II.ii.103
Hath ransomed captiue Fraunce, and set the King,Hath ransomed captive France, and set the king,E3 II.ii.104
The Dolphin and the Peeres at liberty,The Dauphin, and the peers at liberty. – E3 II.ii.105
Goe leaue me Ned, and reuell with thy friends. Go, leave me, Ned, and revel with thy friends.E3 II.ii.106
Thy mother is but blacke, and thou like her.Thy mother is but black, and thou, like her,E3 II.ii.107
Dost put it in my minde how foule she is,Dost put it in my mind how foul she is. – E3 II.ii.108
Goe fetch the Countesse hether in thy hand, Go, fetch the Countess hither in thy hand,E3 II.ii.109
And let her chase away these winter clouds,And let her chase away these winter clouds,E3 II.ii.110
For shee giues beautie both to heauen and earth,For she gives beauty both to heaven and earth.E3 II.ii.111
The sin is more to hacke and hew poore men,The sin is more to hack and hew poor men,E3 II.ii.112
Then to embrace in an vnlawfull bed, Than to embrace in an unlawful bedE3 II.ii.113
The register of all rarieties,The register of all rarietiesE3 II.ii.114
Since Letherne Adam, till this youngest howre.Since leathern Adam till this youngest hour.E3 II.ii.115
King. Goe Lodwike, put thy hand into thy purse,Go, Lod'wick, put thy hand into thy purse,E3 II.ii.116
Play, spend, giue, ryot, wast, do what thou wilt,Play, spend, give, riot, waste, do what thou wilt,E3 II.ii.117
So thou wilt hence awhile and leaue me heere.So thou wilt hence a while and leave me here.E3 II.ii.118
Now my soules plaiefellow art thou come,Now, my soul's playfellow, art thou comeE3 II.ii.119
To speake the more then heauenly word of yea,To speak the more than heavenly word of yeaE3 II.ii.120
To my obiection in thy beautious loue.To my objection in thy beauteous love?E3 II.ii.121
That thou shalt yeeld to me.That thou shalt yield to me.E3 II.ii.123
And that my dearest loue, can be no lesse,And that, my dearest love, can be no lessE3 II.ii.125
Then right for right, and render loue for loue.Than right for right, and render love for love.E3 II.ii.126
Name then faire Countesse, and by heauen I will.Name them, fair Countess, and by heaven I will.E3 II.ii.137
Whose liues my Lady?Whose lives, my lady?E3 II.ii.140.1
Thy opposition is beyond our Law,Thy opposition is beyond our law.E3 II.ii.144
No mor, ethy husband and the Queene shall dye,No more: thy husband and the Queen shall die.E3 II.ii.150
Fairer thou art by farre, then Hero was,Fairer thou art by far than Hero was,E3 II.ii.151
Beardles Leander not so strong as I:Beardless Leander not so strong as I:E3 II.ii.152
He swome an easie curraunt for his loue,He swum an easy current for his love,E3 II.ii.153
But I will throng a hellie spout of bloud,But I will through a Hellespont of bloodE3 II.ii.154
To arryue at Cestus where my Hero lyes.To arrive at Sestos, where my Hero lies.E3 II.ii.155
Thy beauty makes them guilty of their death,Thy beauty makes them guilty of their deathE3 II.ii.159
And giues in euidence that they shall dye,And gives in evidence that they shall die,E3 II.ii.160
Vpon which verdict I their Iudge condemne them.Upon which verdict I their judge condemn them.E3 II.ii.161
What saies my faire loue, is she resolute?What says my fair love? Is she resolved?E3 II.ii.166
Euen by that power I sweare that giues me now,Even by that power I swear, that gives me nowE3 II.ii.188
The power to be ashamed of my selfe,The power to be ashamed of myself,E3 II.ii.189
I neuer meane to part my lips againe,I never mean to part my lips againE3 II.ii.190
In any words that tends to such a sute.In any words that tends to such a suit.E3 II.ii.191
A rise true English Ladie, whom our IleArise, true English lady, whom our isleE3 II.ii.192
May better boast of then euer Romaine might,May better boast of than ever Roman mightE3 II.ii.193
Of her whose ransackt treasurie hath taskt,Of her, whose ransacked treasury hath taskedE3 II.ii.194
The vaine indeuor of so many pens:The vain endeavour of so many pens;E3 II.ii.195
Arise and be my fault, thy honors fame,Arise, and be my fault thy honour's fame,E3 II.ii.196
Which after ages shall enrich thee with,Which after ages shall enrich thee with.E3 II.ii.197
I am awaked from this idle dreame,I am awaked from this idle dream. – E3 II.ii.198
Warwike, my Sonne, Darby, Artoys and Audley,Warwick, my son, Derby, Artois, and Audley,E3 II.ii.199
Braue warriours all, where are you all this while?Brave warriors all, where are you all this while?E3 II.ii.200
Warwike, I make thee Warden of the North,Warwick, I make thee Warden of the North.E3 II.ii.201
Thou Prince of Wales, and Audley straight to Sea,Thou, Prince of Wales, and Audley, straight to sea;E3 II.ii.202
Scoure to New-hauen, some there staie for me:Scour to Newhaven; some there stay for me.E3 II.ii.203
My selfe, Artoys and Darby will through Flaunders,Myself, Artois, and Derby will through FlandersE3 II.ii.204
To greete our friends there, and to craue their aide,To greet our friends there and to crave their aid.E3 II.ii.205
This night will scarce suffice me to discouer,This night will scarce suffice me to discoverE3 II.ii.206
My follies seege, against a faithfull louer,My folly's siege against a faithful lover;E3 II.ii.207
For ere the Sunne shal guide the esterne skie,For ere the sun shall gild the eastern sky,E3 II.ii.208
Wele wake him with our Marshall harmonie.We'll wake him with our martial harmony.E3 II.ii.209
Wheres the French man by whose cunning guide,Where's the Frenchman by whose cunning guideE3 III.iii.1
We found the shalow of this Riuer Sone,We found the shallow of this River Somme,E3 III.iii.2
And had direction how to passe the sea.And had direction how to pass the sea?E3 III.iii.3
How art thou calde, tell me thy name.How art thou called? Tell me thy name.E3 III.iii.5
Then Gobin for the seruice thou hast done,Then, Gobin, for the service thou hast done,E3 III.iii.7
We here inlarge and giue thee liberty,We here enlarge and give thee liberty;E3 III.iii.8
And for recompenc beside this good,And, for recompense beside this good,E3 III.iii.9
Thou shalt receiue fiue hundred markes in golde,Thou shalt receive five hundred marks in gold. – E3 III.iii.10
I know not how we should haue met our sonne,I know not how we should have met our son,E3 III.iii.11
Whom now in heart I wish I might behold.Whom now in heart I wish I might behold.E3 III.iii.12
Welcome faire Prince, how hast thou sped my sonne,Welcome, fair Prince! How hast thou sped, my son,E3 III.iii.16
Since thy arriuall on the coaste of Fraunce?Since thy arrival on the coast of France?E3 III.iii.17
Ah Fraunce, why shouldest thou be this obstinate,Ah, France, why should'st thou be this obstinateE3 III.iii.27
Agaynst the kind imbracement of thy friends,Against the kind embracement of thy friends?E3 III.iii.28
How gently had we thought to touch thy brest,How gently had we thought to touch thy breastE3 III.iii.29
And set our foot vpon thy tender mould,And set our foot upon thy tender mould,E3 III.iii.30
But that in froward and disdainfull prideBut that in froward and disdainful prideE3 III.iii.31
Thou like a skittish and vntamed coult,Thou, like a skittish and untamed colt,E3 III.iii.32
Dost start aside and strike vs with thy heeles,Dost start aside, and strike us with thy heels!E3 III.iii.33
But tel me Ned, in all thy warlike course,But tell me, Ned, in all thy warlike courseE3 III.iii.34
Hast thou not seene the vsurping King of Fraunce.Hast thou not seen the usurping King of France?E3 III.iii.35
He shall be welcome thats the thing we craue.He shall be welcome; that's the thing we crave.E3 III.iii.45
If gall or worm wood haue a pleasant tast,If gall or wormwood have a pleasant taste,E3 III.iii.72
Then is thy sallutation hony sweete,Then is thy salutation honey-sweet;E3 III.iii.73
But as the one hath no such propertie,But as the one hath no such property,E3 III.iii.74
So is the other most satiricall:So is the other most satirical.E3 III.iii.75
Yet wot how I regarde thy worthles tants,Yet wot how I regard thy worthless taunts:E3 III.iii.76
If thou haue vttred them to foile my fame,If thou have uttered them to foil my fameE3 III.iii.77
Or dym the reputation of my birth,Or dim the reputation of my birth,E3 III.iii.78
Know that thy woluish barking cannot hurt,Know that thy wolvish barking cannot hurt;E3 III.iii.79
If slylie to insinuate with the worlde,If slyly to insinuate with the worldE3 III.iii.80
And with a strumpets artifitiall line,And with a strumpet's artificial lineE3 III.iii.81
To painte thy vitious and deformed cause,To paint thy vicious and deformed cause,E3 III.iii.82
Bee well assured the counterfeit will fade,Be well assured the counterfeit will fade,E3 III.iii.83
And in the end thy fowle defects be seene,And in the end thy foul defects be seen.E3 III.iii.84
But if thou didst it to prouoke me on,But if thou didst it to provoke me on,E3 III.iii.85
As who should saie I were but timerous,As who should say I were but timorous,E3 III.iii.86
Or coldly negligent did need a spurre,Or, coldly negligent, did need a spur,E3 III.iii.87
Bethinke thy selfe howe slacke I was at sea.Bethink thyself how slack I was at sea,E3 III.iii.88
Now since my landing I haue wonn no townes,How since my landing I have won no towns,E3 III.iii.89
Entered no further but vpon the coast,Entered no further but upon thy coast,E3 III.iii.90
And there haue euer since securelie slept,And there have ever since securely slept.E3 III.iii.91
But if I haue bin other wise imployd,But if I have been otherwise employed,E3 III.iii.92
Imagin Valoys whether I intendeImagine, Valois, whether I intendE3 III.iii.93
Toskirmish, not for pillage but for the Crowne,To skirmish not for pillage, but for the crownE3 III.iii.94
Which thou dost weare and that I vowe to haue,Which thou dost wear, and that I vow to have,E3 III.iii.95
Or one of vs shall fall in to this graue,Or one of us shall fall into his grave.E3 III.iii.96
That needs no further question, and I knoweThat needs no further question; and I knowE3 III.iii.109
His conscience witnesseth it is my right,His conscience witnesseth it is my right.E3 III.iii.110
Therfore Valoys say, wilt thou yet resigne,Therefore, Valois, say, wilt thou yet resign,E3 III.iii.111
Before the sickles thrust into the Corne,Before the sickle's thrust into the cornE3 III.iii.112
Or that inkindled fury, turne to flame:Or that enkindled fury turn to flame?E3 III.iii.113
Obraidst thou him, because within his face,Upbraid'st thou him, because within his faceE3 III.iii.126
Time hath ingraud deep caracters of age:Time hath engraved deep characters of age?E3 III.iii.127
Know that these graue schollers of experience,Know that these grave scholars of experience,E3 III.iii.128
Like stiffe growen oakes, will stand immouable,Like stiff-grown oaks, will stand immovableE3 III.iii.129
When whirle wind quickly turnes vp yonger trees.When whirlwind quickly turns up younger trees.E3 III.iii.130
We presently wil meet thee Iohn of Fraunce,We presently will meet thee, John of France. – E3 III.iii.168
And English Lordes let vs resolue the daie,And, English lords, let us resolve the day,E3 III.iii.169
Either to cleere vs of that scandalous cryme,Either to clear us of that scandalous crime,E3 III.iii.170
Or be intombed in our innocence,Or be entombed in our innocence.E3 III.iii.171
And Ned, because this battell is the first,And, Ned, because this battle is the firstE3 III.iii.172
That euer yet thou foughtest in pitched field,That ever yet thou fought'st in pitched field,E3 III.iii.173
As ancient custome is of Martialists,As ancient custom is of martialists,E3 III.iii.174
To dub thee with the tipe of chiualrie,To dub thee with the type of chivalry,E3 III.iii.175
In solemne manner wee will giue thee armes,In solemn manner we will give thee arms.E3 III.iii.176
Come therefore Heralds, orderly bring forth,Come, therefore, heralds, orderly bring forthE3 III.iii.177
A strong attirement for the prince my sonne.A strong attirement for the Prince my son.E3 III.iii.178
Edward Plantagenet, in the name of God,Edward Plantagenet, in the name of God,E3 III.iii.179
As with this armour I impall thy breast,As with this armour I impall thy breast,E3 III.iii.180
So be thy noble vnrelenting heart,So be thy noble unrelenting heartE3 III.iii.181
Wald in with flint of matchlesse fortitude,Walled in with flint and matchless fortitude,E3 III.iii.182
That neuer base affections enter there,That never base affections enter there.E3 III.iii.183
Fight and be valiant, conquere where thou comst,Fight and be valiant, conquer where thou com'st! – E3 III.iii.184
Now follow Lords, and do him honor to.Now follow, lords, and do him honour too.E3 III.iii.185
Now wants there nought but knighthood, which deferdNow wants there nought but knighthood, which deferredE3 III.iii.204
Wee leaue till thou hast won it in the fielde,We leave till thou hast won it in the field.E3 III.iii.205
Then this our steelde Battailes shall be rainged,Then thus our steeled battles shall be ranged:E3 III.iii.219
The leading of the vowarde Ned is thyne,The leading of the vaward, Ned, is thine,E3 III.iii.220
To dignifie whose lusty spirit the moreTo dignify whose lusty spirit the more,E3 III.iii.221
We temper it with Audlys grauitie,We temper it with Audly's gravity,E3 III.iii.222
That courage and experience ioynd in one,That, courage and experience joined in one,E3 III.iii.223
Your manage may be second vnto none,Your manage may be second unto none.E3 III.iii.224
For the mayne battells I will guide my selfe,For the main battles, I will guide myself,E3 III.iii.225
And Darby in the rereward march behind,And Derby in the rearward march behind.E3 III.iii.226
That orderly disposd and set in ray,That orderly disposed and set in 'ray,E3 III.iii.227
Let vs to horse and God graunt vs the daye. Let us to horse, and God grant us the day!E3 III.iii.228
Lord Audley, whiles our sonne is in the chase,Lord Audley, whiles our son is in the chase,E3 III.iv.14
With draw our powers vnto this little hill,Withdraw our powers unto this little hill,E3 III.iv.15
And heere a season let vs breath our selues,And here a season let us breathe ourselves.E3 III.iv.16
Iust dooming heauen, whose secret prouidence,Just-dooming heaven, whose secret providenceE3 III.iv.18
To our grosse iudgement is inscrutable,To our gross judgement is inscrutable,E3 III.iv.19
How are we bound to praise thy wondrous works,How are we bound to praise thy wondrous works,E3 III.iv.20
That hast this day giuen way vnto the right,That hast this day given way unto the right,E3 III.iv.21
And made the wicked stumble at them selues.And made the wicked stumble at themselves.E3 III.iv.22
Rescue Artoys, what is he prisoner?Rescue, Artois? What, is he prisoner,E3 III.iv.24
Or by violence fell beside his horse.Or by violence fell beside his horse?E3 III.iv.25
Tut let him fight, we gaue him armes to day,Tut, let him fight; we gave him arms today,E3 III.iv.30
And he is laboring for a knighthood man.And he is labouring for a knighthood, man.E3 III.iv.31
Then will he win a world of honor to,Then will he win a world of honour too,E3 III.iv.34
If he by vallour can redeeme him thence,If he by valour can redeem him thence.E3 III.iv.35
If not, what remedy, we haue more sonnes,If not, what remedy? We have more sonsE3 III.iv.36
Then one to comfort our declyning age.Than one, to comfort our declining age.E3 III.iv.37
Au, Renowned Edward, giue me leaue I pray,Renowned Edward, give me leave, I pray,E3 III.iv.38
To lead my souldiers where I may releeue,To lead my soldiers where I may relieveE3 III.iv.39
Your Graces sonne, in danger to be slayne,Your grace's son, in danger to be slain.E3 III.iv.40
The snares of French, like Emmets on a banke,The snares of French, like emmets on a bank,E3 III.iv.41
Muster about him whilest he Lion like,Muster about him; whilst he, lion-like,E3 III.iv.42
Intangled in the net of their assaults,Entangled in the net of their assaults,E3 III.iv.43
Frantiquely wrends and byts the wouen toyle,Franticly rends and bites the woven toil;E3 III.iv.44
But all in vaine, he cannot free him selfe.But all in vain, he cannot free himself.E3 III.iv.45
Audley content, I will not haue a man,Audley, content. I will not have a man,E3 III.iv.46
On paine of death sent forth to succour him:On pain of death, sent forth to succour him.E3 III.iv.47
This is the day, ordaynd by desteny,This is the day, ordained by destiny,E3 III.iv.48
To season his courage with those greeuous thoughts,To season his courage with those grievous thoughtsE3 III.iv.49
That if he breaketh out, Nestors yeares on earth,That, if he break out, Nestor's years on earthE3 III.iv.50
Will make him sauor still of this exployt.Will make him savour still of this exploit.E3 III.iv.51
Why then his Ephitaph, is lasting prayse.Why, then his epitaph is lasting praise.E3 III.iv.53
Exclayme no more, for none of you can tell,Exclaim no more; for none of you can tellE3 III.iv.56
Whether a borrowed aid will serue or no,Whether a borrowed aid will serve or no;E3 III.iv.57
Perhapps he is already slayne or tane:Perhaps he is already slain or ta'en;E3 III.iv.58
And dare a Falcon when shees in her flight,And dare a falcon when she's in her flight,E3 III.iv.59
And euer after sheele be huggard like:And ever after she'll be haggard-like.E3 III.iv.60
Let Edward be deliuered by our hands,Let Edward be delivered by our hands,E3 III.iv.61
And still in danger hele expect the like,And still in danger he'll expect the like;E3 III.iv.62
But if himselfe, himselfe redeeme from thence,But if himself, himself redeem from thence,E3 III.iv.63
He wil haue vanquisht cheerefull death and feare,He will have vanquished, cheerful, death and fear,E3 III.iv.64
And euer after dread their force no more,And ever after dread their force no moreE3 III.iv.65
Then if they were but babes or Captiue slaues.Than if they were but babes or captive slaves.E3 III.iv.66
But soft me thinkes I heare,But soft, methinks I hearE3 III.iv.70
The dismall charge of Trumpets loud retreat:The dismal charge of trumpets' loud retreat.E3 III.iv.71
All are not slayne I hope that went with him,All are not slain, I hope, that went with him;E3 III.iv.72
Some will returne with tidings good or bad.Some will return with tidings, good or bad.E3 III.iv.73
Welcome Plantagenet. Welcome, Plantagenet!E3 III.iv.75.2
I well thou hast deserud a knight-hood Ned,Ay, well thou hast deserved a knighthood, Ned;E3 III.iv.101
And therefore with thy sword, yet reaking warme,And therefore with thy sword, yet reeking warmE3 III.iv.102
With blood of those that fought to be thy bane,With blood of those that fought to be thy bane,E3 III.iv.103
Arise Prince Edward, trusty knight at armes,Arise, Prince Edward, trusty knight at arms.E3 III.iv.104
This day thou hast confounded me with ioy,This day thou hast confounded me with joy,E3 III.iv.105
And proude thy selfe fit heire vnto a king:And proved thyself fit heir unto a king.E3 III.iv.106
Our God be praised, Now Iohn of Fraunce I hope,Our God be praised! Now, John of France, I hopeE3 III.iv.112
Thou knowest King Edward for no wantonesse,Thou know'st King Edward for no wantonness,E3 III.iv.113
No loue sicke cockney, nor his souldiers iades,No love-sick cockney, nor his soldiers jades.E3 III.iv.114
But which way is the fearefull king escapt?But which way is the fearful king escaped?E3 III.iv.115
Ned, thou and Audley shall pursue them still,Ned, thou and Audley shall pursue them still;E3 III.iv.117
Myselfe and Derby will to Calice streight;Myself and Derby will to Calais straight,E3 III.iv.118
And there begyrt that Hauen towne with seege:And there begirt that haven town with siege.E3 III.iv.119
Now lies it on an vpshot, therefore strike, Now lies it on an upshot; therefore strike,E3 III.iv.120
And wistlie follow whiles the games on foote.And wistly follow whiles the game's on foot. – E3 III.iv.121
Ki. What Pictures this.What picture's this?E3 III.iv.122.1
Since they refuse our profered league my Lord,Since they refuse our proffered league, my lord,E3 IV.ii.1
And will not ope their gates and let vs in,And will not ope their gates and let us in,E3 IV.ii.2
We will intrench our selues on euery side,We will entrench ourselves on every side,E3 IV.ii.3
That neithet vituals, nor supply of men,That neither victuals nor supply of menE3 IV.ii.4
May come to succour this accursed towne,May come to succour this accursed town.E3 IV.ii.5
Famine shall combate where our swords are stopt.Famine shall combat where our swords are stopped.E3 IV.ii.6
Aske what they are, it seemes they come from Callis.Ask what they are; it seems they come from Calais.E3 IV.ii.11
A charitable deed no doubt, and worthy praise:A charitable deed, no doubt, and worthy praise!E3 IV.ii.22
But how do you imagine then to speed?But how do you imagine then to speed?E3 IV.ii.23
We are your enemies in such a case,We are your enemies; in such a caseE3 IV.ii.24
We can no lesse but put ye to the sword,We can no less but put you to the sword,E3 IV.ii.25
Since when we proffered truce, it was refusde,Since, when we proffered truce, it was refused.E3 IV.ii.26
Poore silly men, much wrongd, and more distrest,Poor silly men, much wronged, and more distressed!E3 IV.ii.29
Go Derby go, and see they be relieud,Go, Derby, go, and see they be relieved.E3 IV.ii.30
Command that victuals be appoynted them,Command that victuals be appointed them,E3 IV.ii.31
And giue to euery one fiue Crownes a peece:And give to every one five crowns apiece.E3 IV.ii.32
The Lion scornes to touch the yeelding pray,The lion scorns to touch the yielding prey,E3 IV.ii.33
And Edwards sword must fresh it selfe in such,And Edward's sword must flesh itself in suchE3 IV.ii.34
As wilfull stubbornnes hath made peruerse.As wilful stubbornness hath made perverse.E3 IV.ii.35
Lord Persie welcome: whats the newes in England:Lord Percy, welcome! What's the news in England?E3 IV.ii.36
Thanks Persie for thy newes with all my hart,Thanks, Percy, for thy news, with all my heart!E3 IV.ii.47
What was he tooke him prisoner in the field.What was he took him prisoner in the field?E3 IV.ii.48
Well then wele haue a Pursiuaunt dispatch,Well, then we'll have a pursuivant dispatchedE3 IV.ii.54
To summon Copland hither out of hand,To summon Copland hither out of hand,E3 IV.ii.55
And with him he shall bring his prisoner king.And with him he shall bring his prisoner king.E3 IV.ii.56
She shall be welcome, and to wait her comming,She shall be welcome; and to wait her comingE3 IV.ii.60
Ile pitch my tent neere to the sandy shore.I'll pitch my tent near to the sandy shore.E3 IV.ii.61
They wil so: Then belike they may command,They will so? Then, belike, they may command,E3 IV.ii.67
Dispose, elect, and gouerne as they list,Dispose, elect, and govern as they list!E3 IV.ii.68
No sirra, tell them since they did refuse,No, sirrah, tell them, since they did refuseE3 IV.ii.69
Our princely clemencie at first proclaymed,Our princely clemency at first proclaimed,E3 IV.ii.70
They shall not haue it now although they would,They shall not have it now, although they would.E3 IV.ii.71
Will accept of nought but fire and sword,I will accept of naught but fire and sword,E3 IV.ii.72
Except within these two daies sixe of themExcept, within these two days, six of them,E3 IV.ii.73
That are the welthiest marchaunts in the towne,That are the wealthiest merchants in the town,E3 IV.ii.74
Come naked all but for their linnen shirts,Come naked, all but for their linen shirts,E3 IV.ii.75
With each a halter hangd about his necke,With each a halter hanged about his neck,E3 IV.ii.76
And prostrate yeeld themselues vpon their knees,And prostrate yield themselves, upon their knees,E3 IV.ii.77
To be afflicted, hanged, or what I please,To be afflicted, hanged, or what I please;E3 IV.ii.78
And so you may informe their masterships.And so you may inform their masterships.E3 IV.ii.79
No more Queene Phillip, pacifie your selfe,No more, Queen Philippe, pacify yourself.E3 V.i.1
Copland, except he can excuse his fault,Copland, except he can excuse his fault,E3 V.i.2
Shall finde displeasure written in our lookes,Shall find displeasure written in our looks.E3 V.i.3
And now vnto this proud resisting towne,And now unto this proud resisting town.E3 V.i.4
Souldiers assault, I will no longer stay,Soldiers, assault! I will no longer stayE3 V.i.5
To be deluded by their false delaies,To be deluded by their false delays.E3 V.i.6
Put all to sword, and make the spoyle your owne.Put all to sword, and make the spoil your own.E3 V.i.7
Gontemptuous villaines, call ye now for truce?Contemptuous villains, call ye now for truce?E3 V.i.9
Mine eares are stopt against your bootelesse cryes,Mine ears are stopped against your bootless cries.E3 V.i.10
Sound drums allarum, draw threatning swords?Sound drums' alarum; draw threat'ning swords!E3 V.i.11
My promise, wel I do confesse as much;My promise? Well, I do confess as much;E3 V.i.19
But I require the cheefest Citizens,But I require the chiefest citizensE3 V.i.20
And men of most account that should submit,And men of most account that should submit.E3 V.i.21
You peraduenture are but seruile groomes,You, peradventure, are but servile grooms,E3 V.i.22
Or some fellonious robbers on the Sea,Or some felonious robbers on the sea,E3 V.i.23
Whome apprehended law would execute,Whom, apprehended, law would execute,E3 V.i.24
Albeit seuerity lay dead in vs,Albeit severity lay dead in us.E3 V.i.25
No no ye cannot ouerreach vs thus,No, no, you cannot overreach us thus.E3 V.i.26
If it be so, then let our couenant stand,If it be so, then let our covenant stand:E3 V.i.32
We take possession of the towne in peace,We take possession of the town in peace.E3 V.i.33
But for your selues looke you for no remorse,But for yourselves, look you for no remorse,E3 V.i.34
But as imperiall iustice hath decreed,But, as imperial justice hath decreed,E3 V.i.35
Your bodies shalbe dragd about these wals,Your bodies shall be dragged about these walls,E3 V.i.36
And after feele the stroake of quartering steele,And after, feel the stroke of quartering steel.E3 V.i.37
This is your dome, go souldiets see it done.This is your doom. Go, soldiers, see it done.E3 V.i.38
Although experience teach vs, this is true,Although experience teach us this is true,E3 V.i.47
That peacefull quietnes brings most delight,That a peaceful quietness brings most delight,E3 V.i.48
When most of all abuses are controld,When most of all abuses are controlled,E3 V.i.49
Yet insomuch, it shalbe knowne that we,Yet, insomuch it shall be known that weE3 V.i.50
Aswell can master our affections,As well can master our affectionsE3 V.i.51
As conquer other by the dynt of sword,As conquer other by the dint of sword,E3 V.i.52
Phillip preuaile, we yeeld to thy request,Philippe, prevail: we yield to thy request.E3 V.i.53
These men shall liue to boast of clemencie,These men shall live to boast of clemency,E3 V.i.54
And tyrannie strike terror to thy selfe.And, Tyranny, strike terror to thyself.E3 V.i.55
Go get you hence, returne vnto the towne,Go, get you hence, return unto the town;E3 V.i.57
And if this kindnes hath deserud your loue,And if this kindness hath deserved your love,E3 V.i.58
Learne then to reuerence Edw. as your king. Learn then to reverence Edward as your king.E3 V.i.59
Now might we heare of our affaires abroad,Now might we hear of our affairs abroad.E3 V.i.60
We would till glomy Winter were ore spent,We would, till gloomy winter were o'erspent,E3 V.i.61
Dispose our men in garrison a while,Dispose our men in garrison a while. – E3 V.i.62
But who comes heere?But who comes here?E3 V.i.63
Is this the proud presumtious Esquire of the North,Is this the proud presumptuous esquire of the northE3 V.i.65
That would not yeeld his prisoner to my Queen,That would not yield his prisoner to my Queen?E3 V.i.66
What moude thee then to be so obstinate,What moved thee, then, to be so obstinateE3 V.i.69
To contradict our royall Queenes desire?To contradict our royal Queen's desire?E3 V.i.70
I praie thee Phillip let displeasure passe:I pray thee, Philippe, let displeasure pass.E3 V.i.88
This man doth please mee, and I like his words,This man doth please me, and I like his words;E3 V.i.89
For what is he that will attmpt great deeds,For what is he that will attempt great deedsE3 V.i.90
and loose the glory that ensues the same,And lose the glory that ensues the same?E3 V.i.91
all riuers haue recourse vnto the Sea,All rivers have recourse unto the sea,E3 V.i.92
and Coplands faith relation to his king,And Copland's faith, relation to his king.E3 V.i.93
Kneele therefore downe, now rise king Edwards knight,Kneel therefore down: now rise, King Edward's knight;E3 V.i.94
and to maintayne thy state I freely giue,And, to maintain thy state, I freely giveE3 V.i.95
Fiue hundred marks a yeere to thee and thine.Five hundred marks a year to thee and thine.E3 V.i.96
welcom lord Salisburie, what news from BrittaineWelcome, Lord Salisbury. What news from Brittaine?E3 V.i.97
We thanke thee for thy seruice valient EarleWe thank thee for thy service, valiant earl:E3 V.i.102
Challenge our fauour for we owe it thee:Challenge our favour, for we owe it thee.E3 V.i.103
What haue our men the ouerthrow at Poitiers,What, have our men the overthrow at Poitiers,E3 V.i.107
Or is our sonne beset with too much odds?Or is our son beset with too much odds?E3 V.i.108
Content thee Phillip, tis not teares will serue,Content thee, Philippe; 'tis not tears will serveE3 V.i.162
To call him backe, if he be taken hence,To call him back, if he be taken hence.E3 V.i.163
Comfort thy selfe as I do gentle Queene,Comfort thyself, as I do, gentle Queen,E3 V.i.164
With hope of sharpe vnheard of dyre reuenge,With hope of sharp unheard-of dire revenge.E3 V.i.165
He bids me to prouide his funerall.He bids me to provide his funeral,E3 V.i.166
And so I will, but all the Peeres in Fraunce,And so I will; but all the peers in FranceE3 V.i.167
Shall mourners be, and weepe out bloody teares,Shall mourners be, and weep out bloody tearsE3 V.i.168
Vntill their emptie vaines be drie and sereUntil their empty veins be dry and sere.E3 V.i.169
The pillers of his hearse shall be his bones,The pillars of his hearse shall be their bones;E3 V.i.170
The mould that couers him, their Citie ashes,The mould that covers him, their city ashes;E3 V.i.171
His knell the groning cryes of dying men,His knell, the groaning cries of dying men;E3 V.i.172
And in the stead of tapers on his tombe,And in the stead of tapers on his tombE3 V.i.173
an hundred fiftie towers shall burning blaze,An hundred fifty towers shall burning blaze,E3 V.i.174
While we bewaile our valiant sonnes decease.While we bewail our valiant son's decease.E3 V.i.175
Away with mourning Phillip, wipe thine eiesAway with mourning, Philippe, wipe thine eyes!E3 V.i.185
Sound Trumpets, welcome in Plantaginet.Sound, trumpets, welcome in Plantagenet!E3 V.i.186
As things long lost when they are found again,As things long lost when they are found again,E3 V.i.187
So doth my sonne reioyce his fathers heart,So doth my son rejoice his father's heart,E3 V.i.188
For whom euen now my soule was much perplextFor whom even now my soul was much perplexed.E3 V.i.189
So Iohn of France, I see you keepe your wordSo, John of France, I see you keep your word:E3 V.i.199
You promist to be sooner with our selfeYou promised to be sooner with ourselfE3 V.i.200
Then we did thinke for, and tis so in deed,Than we did think for, and 'tis so indeed.E3 V.i.201
But had you done at first as now you do,But, had you done at first as now you do,E3 V.i.202
How many ciuill townes had stoode vntoucht,How many civil towns had stood untouchedE3 V.i.203
That now are turnd to ragged heaps of stones?That now are turned to ragged heaps of stones.E3 V.i.204
How many peoples liues mightst thou haue saud,How many people's lives mightst thou have savedE3 V.i.205
that are vntimely sunke into their graues.That are untimely sunk into their graves.E3 V.i.206
Thy ransome Iohn, hereafter shall be knownThy ransom, John, hereafter shall be known.E3 V.i.209
But first to England thou must crosse the seas,But first to England thou must cross the seas,E3 V.i.210
To see what intertainment it affords,To see what entertainment it affords.E3 V.i.211
How ere it fals, it cannot be so bad,Howe'er it falls, it cannot be so badE3 V.i.212
as ours hath bin since we ariude in France.As ours hath been since we arrived in France.E3 V.i.213
Here English Lordes we do proclaime a restHere, English lords, we do proclaim a rest,E3 V.i.236
an intercession of our painfull armes,An intercession of our painful arms.E3 V.i.237
Sheath vp your swords, refresh your weary lims,Sheathe up your swords, refresh your weary limbs,E3 V.i.238
Peruse your spoiles, and after we haue breathdPeruse your spoils; and after we have breathedE3 V.i.239
a daie or two within this hauen towne,A day or two within this haven town,E3 V.i.240
God willing then for England wele be shipt,God willing, then for England we'll be shipped;E3 V.i.241
Where in a happie houre I trust we shallWhere, in a happy hour, I trust, we shallE3 V.i.242
Ariue three kings, two princes, and a queene.Arrive, three kings, two princes, and a queen.E3 V.i.243
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