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I take it Mountfort, thus I hope eare long,I take it, Mountford. Thus, I hope, ere longE3 IV.i.10
The whole Dominions of the Realme of FraunceThe whole dominion of the realm of FranceE3 IV.i.11
Wilbe surrendred to his conquering hand: Will be surrendered to his conquering hand.E3 IV.i.12
Now if I knew but safely how to passe,Now, if I knew but safely how to pass,E3 IV.i.13
I would to Calice gladly meete his Grace,I would at Calais gladly meet his grace,E3 IV.i.14
Whether I am by letters certified,Whither I am by letters certifiedE3 IV.i.15
Yet he intends to haue his host remooude,That he intends to have his host removed.E3 IV.i.16
It shal be so, this pollicy will serue,It shall be so, this policy will serve. – E3 IV.i.17
Ho whose within? bring Villiers to me.Ho, who's within? – Bring Villiers to me.E3 IV.i.18
Villiers, thou kuowest thou art my prisoner,Villiers, thou know'st thou art my prisoner,E3 IV.i.19
And that I might for ransome if I would,And that I might for ransom, if I would,E3 IV.i.20
Require of thee a hundred thousand Francks,Require of thee a hundred thousand francs,E3 IV.i.21
Or else retayne and keepe thee captiue still:Or else retain and keep thee captive still.E3 IV.i.22
But so it is, that for a smaller charge,But so it is, that for a smaller chargeE3 IV.i.23
Thou maist be quit and if thou wilt thy selfe,Thou mayst be quit, and if thou wilt thyself.E3 IV.i.24
And this it is, procure me but a pasport,And this it is: procure me but a passportE3 IV.i.25
Of Charles the Duke of Normandy, that I,Of Charles, the Duke of Normandy, that IE3 IV.i.26
Without restraint may haue recourse to Callis,Without restraint may have recourse to CalaisE3 IV.i.27
Through all the Countries where he hath to doe.Through all the countries where he hath to do,E3 IV.i.28
Which thou maist easely obtayne I thinke,Which thou mayst easily obtain, I think,E3 IV.i.29
By reason I haue often heard thee say,By reason I have often heard thee sayE3 IV.i.30
He and thou were students once together:He and thou were students once together;E3 IV.i.31
And then thou shalt be set at libertie,And then thou shalt be set at liberty.E3 IV.i.32
How saiest thou, wilt thou vndertake to do it?How say'st thou? Wilt thou undertake to do it?E3 IV.i.33
Why so thou shalt, take Horse and post from hence,Why, so thou shalt: take horse, and post from hence.E3 IV.i.35
Onely before thou goest, sweare by thy faith,Only, before thou goest, swear by thy faithE3 IV.i.36
That if thou canst not compasse my desire,That, if thou canst not compass my desire,E3 IV.i.37
Thou wilt returne my prisoner backe againe,Thou wilt return my prisoner back again;E3 IV.i.38
And that shalbe sufficient warrant for mee.And that shall be sufficient warrant for me.E3 IV.i.39
Farewell Villiers,Farewell, Villiers.E3 IV.i.42
Thus once I meane to trie a French mans faith.Thus once I mean to try a Frenchman's faith.E3 IV.i.43
My Lord of Normandie, I haue your passe,My Lord of Normandy, I have your passE3 IV.v.65
And warrant for my safetie through this land.And warrant for my safety through this land.E3 IV.v.66
He did.He did.E3 IV.v.68
An Earle in England, though a prisoner here,An earl in England, though a prisoner here,E3 IV.v.105
And those that knowe me call me Salisburie.And those that know me call me Salisbury.E3 IV.v.106
To Callice where my liege king Edward is.To Calais, where my liege King Edward is.E3 IV.v.108
This mightie king, the Country we haue won,This, mighty King: the country we have won,E3 V.i.98
And Charles de Mounford regent of that place,And Charles de Mountford, regent of that place,E3 V.i.99
Presents your highnes with this Coronet,Presents your highness with this coronet,E3 V.i.100
Protesting true allegeaunce to your Grace.Protesting true allegiance to your grace.E3 V.i.101
But now my Lord, as this is ioyful newes,But now, my lord, as this is joyful news,E3 V.i.104
So must my voice be tragicall againe,So must my voice be tragical again,E3 V.i.105
and I must sing of dolefull accidents,And I must sing of doleful accidents.E3 V.i.106
He was my Lord, and as my worthltsse selfe,He was, my lord; and as my worthless selfE3 V.i.109
With fortie other seruicable knights,With forty other serviceable knights,E3 V.i.110
Vndersafe conduct of the Dolphins seale,Under safe-conduct of the dauphin's seal,E3 V.i.111
Did trauaile that way, finding him distrest,Did travel that way, finding him distressed,E3 V.i.112
A troupe of Launces met vs on the way,A troop of lances met us on the way,E3 V.i.113
Surprisd and brought vs prisoners to the king,Surprised, and brought us prisoners to the king,E3 V.i.114
Who proud of this, and eager of reuenge,Who, proud of this and eager of revenge,E3 V.i.115
Commanded straight to cut of all our heads,Commanded straight to cut off all our heads;E3 V.i.116
And surely we had died but that the Duke,And surely we had died, but that the duke,E3 V.i.117
More full of honor then his angry syre,More full of honour than his angry sire,E3 V.i.118
Procurd our quicke deliuerance from thence,Procured our quick deliverance from thence.E3 V.i.119
But ere we went, salute your king, quothe hee,But, ere we went, ‘ Salute your king,’ quoth he,E3 V.i.120
Bid him prouide a funerall for his sonne,‘ Bid him provide a funeral for his son.E3 V.i.121
To day our sword shall cut his thred of life,Today our sword shall cut his thread of life,E3 V.i.122
And sooner then he thinkes wele be with him:And, sooner than he thinks, we'll be with him,E3 V.i.123
To quittance those displeasures he hath done,To quittance those displeasures he hath done.’E3 V.i.124
This said, we past, not daring to reply,This said, we passed, not daring to reply.E3 V.i.125
Our harts were dead, our lookes diffusd and wan,Our hearts were dead, our looks diffused and wan.E3 V.i.126
Wandring at last we clymd vnto a hill,Wandering, at last we climbed unto a hill,E3 V.i.127
From whence although our griefe were much beforeFrom whence, although our grief were much before,E3 V.i.128
Yet now to see the occasion with our eies,Yet now, to see the occasion with our eyesE3 V.i.129
Did thrice so much increase our heauines,Did thrice so much increase our heaviness.E3 V.i.130
For there my Lord, oh there we did descryFor there, my lord, oh, there we did descryE3 V.i.131
Downe in a vallie how both armies laie:Down in a valley how both armies lay:E3 V.i.132
The French had cast their trenches like a ring,The French had cast their trenches like a ring,E3 V.i.133
And euery Barricados open front,And every barricado's open frontE3 V.i.134
Was thicke imbost with brasen ordynaunce.Was thick embossed with brazen ordinance.E3 V.i.135
Heere stood a battaile of ten tstousand horse,Here stood a battle of ten thousand horse;E3 V.i.136
There twise as many pikes in quadrant wise,There, twice as many pikes in quadrant wise;E3 V.i.137
Here Crosbowes and deadly wounding darts,Here crossbows and deadly wounding darts;E3 V.i.138
And in the midst like to a slender poynt,And in the midst, like to a slender pointE3 V.i.139
Within the compasse of the horison,Within the compass of the horizon,E3 V.i.140
astwere a rising bubble in the sea,As 'twere a rising bubble in the sea,E3 V.i.141
A Hasle wand a midst a wood of Pynes,A hazel wand amidst a wood of pines,E3 V.i.142
Or as a beare fast chaind vnto a stake,Or as a bear fast chained unto a stake,E3 V.i.143
Stood famous Edward still expecting whenStood famous Edward, still expecting whenE3 V.i.144
Those doggs of Fraunce would fasten on his fleshThose dogs of France would fasten on his flesh.E3 V.i.145
Anon the death procuring knell begins,Anon the death-procuring knell begins:E3 V.i.146
Off goe the Cannons that with trembling noyse,Off go the cannons, that with trembling noiseE3 V.i.147
Did shake the very Mountayne where they stood,Did shake the very mountain where they stood;E3 V.i.148
Then sound the Trumpets clangor in the aire,Then sound the trumpets' clangor in the air;E3 V.i.149
The battailes ioyne, and when we could no more,The battles join, and, when we could no moreE3 V.i.150
Discerne the difference twixt the friend and fo,Discern the difference 'twixt the friend and foe,E3 V.i.151
So intricate the darke confusion was,So intricate the dark confusion was,E3 V.i.152
Away we turnd our watrie eies with sighs,Away we turned our wat'ry eyes with sighsE3 V.i.1535
as blacke as pouder fuming into smoke,As black as powder fuming into smoke.E3 V.i.154
And thus I feare, vnhappie haue I told,And thus, I fear, unhappy have I toldE3 V.i.155
The most vntimely tale of Edwards fall.The most untimely tale of Edward's fall.E3 V.i.156
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