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Byd him leaue of the Lyons case he weares,Bid him leave off the lion's case he wears,E3 I.i.98
Least meeting with the Lyon in the feeld,Lest, meeting with the lion in the field,E3 I.i.99
He chaunce to teare him peecemeale for his pride.He chance to tear him piecemeal for his pride.E3 I.i.100
It is my Lord.It is, my lord.E3 I.i.135
They are my liege, but with a cheereful cry,They are, my liege; but, with a cheerful cry,E3 I.ii.92
Hot hunds and hardie chase them at the heeles.Hot hounds and hardy chase them at the heels.E3 I.ii.93
Euen shee liege, whose beauty tyrants feare,Even she, my liege; whose beauty tyrants fear,E3 I.ii.95
As a May blossome with pernitious winds,As a May blossom with pernicious windsE3 I.ii.96
Hath sullied, withered ouercast and donne.Hath sullied, withered, overcast, and done.E3 I.ii.97
My gratious King, faire is she not at all,My gracious King, fair is she not at all,E3 I.ii.99
If that her selfe were by to staine herselfe,If that her self were by to stain herself,E3 I.ii.100
As I haue seene her when she was her selfe.As I have seen her when she was herself.E3 I.ii.101
How is it that my souereigne is so sad,How is it that my sovereign is so sad?E3 II.i.296
May I with pardon know your highnes griefe,May I, with pardon, know your highness' grief,E3 II.i.297
And that my old endeuor will remoue it,And that my old endeavour will remove it,E3 II.i.298
It shall not comber long your maiestie,It shall not cumber long your majesty.E3 II.i.299
Far be it from the honor of my age,Far be it from the honour of my ageE3 II.i.309
That I shouid owe bright gould and render lead,That I should owe bright gold and render lead:E3 II.i.310
Age is a cyncke, not a flatterer,Age is a cynic, not a flatterer.E3 II.i.311
I saye againe, that I if knew your griefe,I say again, that if I knew your grief,E3 II.i.312
And that by me it may be lesned,And that by me it may be lessened,E3 II.i.313
My proper harme should buy your highnes good,My proper harm should buy your highness' good.E3 II.i.314
By heauen I will not though your maiestie,By heaven, I will not, though your majestyE3 II.i.321
Did byd me run vpon your sworde and die.Did bid me run upon your sword and die.E3 II.i.322
Yf nothing but that losse may vantage you,If nothing but that loss may vantage you,E3 II.i.325
I would accomplish that losse my vauntage to,I would account that loss my vantage too.E3 II.i.326
I cannot nor I would not if I could.I cannot; nor I would not, if I could.E3 II.i.328
What may be said to anie periurd villane,What may be said to any perjured villain,E3 II.i.330
That breake the sacred warrant of an oath,That breaks the sacred warrant of an oath.E3 II.i.331
That hee hath broke his faith with God and man,That he hath broke his faith with God and man,E3 II.i.333
And from them both standes excommunicat,And from them both stands excommunicate.E3 II.i.334
An office for the deuill not for man,An office for the devil, not for man.E3 II.i.337
O doting King, or detestable office,O doting King! O detestable office!E3 II.i.348
Well may I tempt my self to wrong my self,Well may I tempt myself to wrong myself,E3 II.i.349
When he hath sworne me by the name of God,When he hath sworn me by the name of GodE3 II.i.350
To breake a vowe made by the name of God,To break a vow made by the name of God.E3 II.i.351
What if I sweare by this right hand of mine,What if I swear by this right hand of mineE3 II.i.352
To cut this right hande of the better waie,To cut this right hand off? The better wayE3 II.i.353
Were to prophaine the Idoll then confound it,Were to profane the idol than confound it.E3 II.i.354
But neither will I do Ile keepe myne oath,But neither will I do: I'll keep mine oath,E3 II.i.355
And to my daughter make a recantation,And to my daughter make a recantationE3 II.i.356
Of all the vertue I haue preacht to her,Of all the virtue I have preached to her.E3 II.i.357
Ile say she must forget her husband Salisbury,I'll say she must forget her husband Salisbury,E3 II.i.358
If she remember to embrace the king,If she remember to embrace the King;E3 II.i.359
Ile say an othe may easily be broken,I'll say an oath can easily be broken,E3 II.i.360
But not so easily pardoned being broken:But not so easily pardoned, being broken;E3 II.i.361
Ile say it is true charitie to loue,I'll say it is true charity to love,E3 II.i.362
But not true loue to be so charitable;But not true love to be so charitable;E3 II.i.363
Ile say his greatnes may beare out the shame,I'll say his greatness may bear out the shame,E3 II.i.364
But not his kingdome can buy out the sinne;But not his kingdom can buy out the sin;E3 II.i.365
Ile say it is my duety to perswade,I'll say it is my duty to persuade,E3 II.i.366
But not her honestie to giue consent.But not her honesty to give consent.E3 II.i.367
See where she comes, was neuer father had,See where she comes; was never father hadE3 II.i.368
Against his child, an embassage so bad.Against his child an embassage so bad.E3 II.i.369
How shall I enter in this gracelesse arrant, (aside) How shall I enter in this graceless errand?E3 II.i.374
I must not call her child, for wheres the father,I must not call her child, for where's the fatherE3 II.i.375
That will in such a sute seduce his child:That will in such a suit seduce his child?E3 II.i.376
Then wife of Salisbury shall I so begin:Then ‘ wife of Salisbury ’ shall I so begin?E3 II.i.377
No hees my friend, and where is found the friendNo, he's my friend, and where is found the friendE3 II.i.378
That will doefriendship snch indammagement:That will do friendship such endamagement?E3 II.i.379
Neither my daughter, nor my deare friends wife,(to the Countess) Neither my daughter nor my dear friend's wife,E3 II.i.380
I am not Warwike as thou thinkst I am,I am not Warwick, as thou think'st I am,E3 II.i.381
But an atturnie from the Court of hell:But an attorney from the court of hell,E3 II.i.382
That thus haue housd my spirite in his forme,That thus have housed my spirit in his form,E3 II.i.383
To do a message to thee from the king:To do a message to thee from the King.E3 II.i.384
The mighty king of England dotes on thee:The mighty King of England dotes on thee:E3 II.i.385
He that hath power to take away thy life,He that hath power to take away thy lifeE3 II.i.386
Hath power to take thy honor, then consent,Hath power to take thine honour; then consentE3 II.i.387
To pawne thine honor rather then thy life;To pawn thine honour rather than thy life.E3 II.i.388
Honor is often lost and got againe,Honour is often lost and got again,E3 II.i.389
But life once gon, hath no recouerie:But life, once gone, hath no recovery.E3 II.i.390
The Sunne that withersheye goth nourish grasse,The sun that withers hay doth nourish grass:E3 II.i.391
The king that would distaine thee, will aduance thee:The King that would distain thee will advance thee.E3 II.i.392
The Poets write that great Achilles speare,The poets write that great Achilles' spearE3 II.i.393
Could heale the wound it made: the morrall is,Could heal the wound it made: the moral is,E3 II.i.394
What mighty men misdoo, they can amend:What mighty men misdo, they can amend.E3 II.i.395
The Lyon doth become his bloody iawes,The lion doth become his bloody jaws,E3 II.i.396
And grace his forragement by being milde,And grace his foragement by being mildE3 II.i.397
When vassell feare lies trembling at his feete,When vassal fear lies trembling at his feet.E3 II.i.398
The king will in his glory hide thy shame,The King will in his glory hide thy shame;E3 II.i.399
And those that gaze on him to finde out thee,And those that gaze on him to find out theeE3 II.i.400
Will loose their eie-sight looking in the Sunne:Will lose their eyesight looking in the sun.E3 II.i.401
What can one drop of poyson harme the Sea,What can one drop of poison harm the sea,E3 II.i.402
Whose hugie vastures can digest the ill,Whose hugy vastures can digest the illE3 II.i.403
And make it loose his operation:And make it lose his operation?E3 II.i.404
The kings great name will temper their misdeeds,The king's great name will temper thy misdeeds,E3 II.i.405
And giue the bitter portion of reproch:And give the bitter potion of reproachE3 II.i.406
A sugred sweet, and most delitious tast:A sugared, sweet, and most delicious taste.E3 II.i.407
Besides it is no harme to do the thing,Besides, it is no harm to do the thingE3 II.i.408
Which without shame, could not be left vndone;Which without shame could not be left undone.E3 II.i.409
Thus haue I in his maiesties behalfe,Thus have I in his majesty's behalfE3 II.i.410
Apparraled sin, in vertuous sentences,Apparelled sin in virtuous sentences,E3 II.i.411
And dwel vpon thy answere in his sute.And dwell upon thy answer in his suit.E3 II.i.412
Why now thou speakst as I would haue thee speake,Why, now thou speak'st as I would have thee speak;E3 II.i.431
And marke how I vnsaie my words againe,And mark how I unsay my words again:E3 II.i.432
An honorable graue is more esteemd,An honourable grave is more esteemedE3 II.i.433
Then the polluted closet of a king,Than the polluted closet of a king;E3 II.i.434
The greater man, the greater is the thing,The greater man, the greater is the thing,E3 II.i.435
Be it good or bad that he shall vndertake,Be it good or bad, that he shall undertake;E3 II.i.436
An vnreputed mote, flying in the Sunne,An unreputed mote, flying in the sun,E3 II.i.437
Presents agreater substaunce then it is:Presents a greater substance than it is;E3 II.i.438
The freshest summers day doth soonest taint,The freshest summer's day doth soonest taintE3 II.i.439
The lothed carrion that it seemes to kisse:The loathed carrion that it seems to kiss;E3 II.i.440
Deepe are the blowes made with a mightie Axe,Deep are the blows made with a mighty axe;E3 II.i.441
That sinne doth ten times agreuate it selfe,That sin doth ten times aggravate itself,E3 II.i.442
That is committed in a holie place,That is committed in a holy place;E3 II.i.443
An euill deed done by authoritie,An evil deed, done by authority,E3 II.i.444
Is sin and subbornation: Decke an ApeIs sin and subornation; deck an apeE3 II.i.445
In tissue, and the beautie of the robe,In tissue, and the beauty of the robeE3 II.i.446
Adds but the greater scorne vnto the beast:Adds but the greater scorn unto the beast.E3 II.i.447
A spatious field of reasons could I vrge,A spacious field of reasons could I urgeE3 II.i.448
Betweene his gloomie daughter and thy shame,Between his glory, daughter, and thy shame:E3 II.i.449
That poyson shewes worst in a golden cup,That poison shows worst in a golden cup;E3 II.i.450
Darke night seemes darker by the lightning flash,Dark night seems darker by the lightning flash;E3 II.i.451
Lillies that fester, smel far worse then weeds,Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds;E3 II.i.452
And euery glory that inclynes to sin,And every glory that inclines to sin,E3 II.i.453
The shame is treble, by the opposite,The shame is treble by the opposite.E3 II.i.454
So leaue I with my blessing in thy bosome,So leave I with my blessing in thy bosom,E3 II.i.455
Which then conuert to a most heauie curse,Which then convert to a most heavy curseE3 II.i.456
When thou conuertest from honors golden name,When thou convert'st from honour's golden nameE3 II.i.457
To the blacke faction of bed blotting, shame.To the black faction of bed-blotting shame.E3 II.i.458

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