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God shall forgiue you Cordelions deathGod shall forgive you Coeur-de-lion's deathKJ II.i.12
The rather, that you giue his off-spring life,The rather that you give his offspring life,KJ II.i.13
Shadowing their right vnder your wings of warre:Shadowing their right under your wings of war.KJ II.i.14
I giue you welcome with a powerlesse hand,I give you welcome with a powerless hand,KJ II.i.15
But with a heart full of vnstained loue,But with a heart full of unstained love.KJ II.i.16
Welcome before the gates of Angiers Duke.Welcome before the gates of Angiers, Duke!KJ II.i.17
Good my mother peace,Good my mother, peace!KJ II.i.163.2
I would that I were low laid in my graue,I would that I were low laid in my grave.KJ II.i.164
I am not worth this coyle that's made for me.I am not worth this coil that's made for me.KJ II.i.165
I do beseech you Madam be content.I do beseech you, madam, be content.KJ III.i.42
O this will make my mother die with griefe.O, this will make my mother die with grief!KJ III.iii.5
Good morrow Hubert.Good morrow, Hubert.KJ IV.i.9.1
As little Prince, hauing so great a TitleAs little prince, having so great a titleKJ IV.i.10
To be more Prince, as may be: you are sad.To be more prince, as may be. You are sad.KJ IV.i.11
'Mercie on me:Mercy on me!KJ IV.i.12.2
Me thinkes no body should be sad but I:Methinks nobody should be sad but I.KJ IV.i.13
Yet I remember, when I was in France,Yet I remember, when I was in France,KJ IV.i.14
Yong Gentlemen would be as sad as nightYoung gentlemen would be as sad as nightKJ IV.i.15
Onely for wantonnesse: by my Christendome,Only for wantonness. By my christendom,KJ IV.i.16
So I were out of prison, and kept SheepeSo I were out of prison and kept sheep,KJ IV.i.17
I should be as merry as the day is long:I should be as merry as the day is long;KJ IV.i.18
And so I would be heere, but that I doubtAnd so I would be here, but that I doubtKJ IV.i.19
My Vnckle practises more harme to me:My uncle practises more harm to me.KJ IV.i.20
He is affraid of me, and I of him:He is afraid of me and I of him.KJ IV.i.21
Is it my fault, that I was Geffreyes sonne?Is it my fault that I was Geoffrey's son?KJ IV.i.22
No in deede is't not: and I would to heauenNo, indeed, is't not; and I would to heavenKJ IV.i.23
I were your sonne, so you would loue me, Hubert:I were your son, so you would love me, Hubert.KJ IV.i.24
Are you sicke Hubert? you looke pale today,Are you sick, Hubert? You look pale today.KJ IV.i.28
Insooth I would you were a little sicke,In sooth, I would you were a little sick,KJ IV.i.29
That I might sit all night, and watch with you.That I might sit all night and watch with you.KJ IV.i.30
I warrant I loue you more then you do me.I warrant I love you more than you do me.KJ IV.i.31
Too fairely Hubert, for so foule effect,Too fairly, Hubert, for so foul effect.KJ IV.i.38
Must you with hot Irons, burne out both mine eyes?Must you with hot irons burn out both mine eyes?KJ IV.i.39
And will you?And will you?KJ IV.i.40.2
Haue you the heart? When your head did but ake,Have you the heart? When your head did but ache,KJ IV.i.41
I knit my hand-kercher about your browesI knit my handkercher about your brows – KJ IV.i.42
(The best I had, a Princesse wrought it me)The best I had, a princess wrought it me – KJ IV.i.43
And I did neuer aske it you againe:And I did never ask it you again;KJ IV.i.44
And with my hand, at midnight held your head;And with my hand at midnight held your head,KJ IV.i.45
And like the watchfull minutes, to the houre,And like the watchful minutes to the hour,KJ IV.i.46
Still and anon cheer'd vp the heauy time;Still and anon cheered up the heavy time,KJ IV.i.47
Saying, what lacke you? and where lies your greefe?Saying, ‘ What lack you?’, and ‘ Where lies your grief?’,KJ IV.i.48
Or what good loue may I performe for you?Or ‘ What good love may I perform for you?’.KJ IV.i.49
Many a poore mans sonne would haue lyen still,Many a poor man's son would have lien stillKJ IV.i.50
And nere haue spoke a louing word to you:And ne'er have spoke a loving word to you;KJ IV.i.51
But you, at your sicke seruice had a Prince:But you at your sick service had a prince.KJ IV.i.52
Nay, you may thinke my loue was craftie loue,Nay, you may think my love was crafty love,KJ IV.i.53
And call it cunning. Do, and if you will,And call it cunning. Do, an if you will.KJ IV.i.54
If heauen be pleas'd that you must vse me ill,If heaven be pleased that you must use me ill,KJ IV.i.55
Why then you must. Will you put out mine eyes?Why then you must. Will you put out mine eyes – KJ IV.i.56
These eyes, that neuer did, nor neuer shallThese eyes that never did, nor never shall,KJ IV.i.57
So much as frowne on you.So much as frown on you?KJ IV.i.58.1
Ah, none but in this Iron Age, would do it:Ah, none but in this iron age would do it!KJ IV.i.60
The Iron of it selfe, though heate red hot,The iron of itself, though heat red-hot,KJ IV.i.61
Approaching neere these eyes, would drinke my teares,Approaching near these eyes, would drink my tearsKJ IV.i.62
And quench this fierie indignation,And quench his fiery indignationKJ IV.i.63
Euen in the matter of mine innocence:Even in the matter of mine innocence;KJ IV.i.64
Nay, after that, consume away in rust,Nay, after that, consume away in rust,KJ IV.i.65
But for containing fire to harme mine eye:But for containing fire to harm mine eye.KJ IV.i.66
Are you more stubborne hard, then hammer'd Iron?Are you more stubborn-hard than hammered iron?KJ IV.i.67
And if an Angell should haue come to me,An if an angel should have come to meKJ IV.i.68
And told me Hubert should put out mine eyes,And told me Hubert should put out mine eyes,KJ IV.i.69
I would not haue beleeu'd him: no tongue but Huberts.I would not have believed him – no tongue but Hubert's!KJ IV.i.70
O saue me Hubert, saue me: my eyes are outO, save me, Hubert, save me! My eyes are outKJ IV.i.72
Euen with the fierce lookes of these bloody men.Even with the fierce looks of these bloody men.KJ IV.i.73
Alas, what neede you be so boistrous rough?Alas, what need you be so boisterous-rough?KJ IV.i.75
I will not struggle, I will stand stone still:I will not struggle; I will stand stone-still.KJ IV.i.76
For heauen sake Hubert let me not be bound:For heaven sake, Hubert, let me not be bound!KJ IV.i.77
Nay heare me Hubert, driue these men away,Nay, hear me, Hubert! Drive these men away,KJ IV.i.78
And I will sit as quiet as a Lambe.And I will sit as quiet as a lamb.KJ IV.i.79
I will not stirre, nor winch, nor speake a word,I will not stir, nor winch, nor speak a word,KJ IV.i.80
Nor looke vpon the Iron angerly:Nor look upon the iron angerly.KJ IV.i.81
Thrust but these men away, and Ile forgiue you,Thrust but these men away, and I'll forgive you,KJ IV.i.82
What euer torment you do put me too.Whatever torment you do put me to.KJ IV.i.83
Alas, I then haue chid away my friend,Alas, I then have chid away my friend!KJ IV.i.86
He hath a sterne looke, but a gentle heart:He hath a stern look, but a gentle heart.KJ IV.i.87
Let him come backe, that his compassion mayLet him come back, that his compassion mayKJ IV.i.88
Giue life to yours.Give life to yours.KJ IV.i.89.1
Is there no remedie?Is there no remedy?KJ IV.i.90.1
O heauen: that there were but a moth in yours,O heaven, that there were but a mote in yours,KJ IV.i.91
A graine, a dust, a gnat, a wandering haire,A grain, a dust, a gnat, a wandering hair,KJ IV.i.92
Any annoyance in that precious sense:Any annoyance in that precious sense.KJ IV.i.93
Then feeling what small things are boysterous there,Then feeling what small things are boisterous there,KJ IV.i.94
Your vilde intent must needs seeme horrible.Your vile intent must needs seem horrible.KJ IV.i.95
Hubert, the vtterance of a brace of tongues,Hubert, the utterance of a brace of tonguesKJ IV.i.97
Must needes want pleading for a paire of eyes:Must needs want pleading for a pair of eyes.KJ IV.i.98
Let me not hold my tongue: let me not Hubert,Let me not hold my tongue. Let me not, Hubert!KJ IV.i.99
Or Hubert, if you will cut out my tongue,Or, Hubert, if you will, cut out my tongue,KJ IV.i.100
So I may keepe mine eyes. O spare mine eyes,So I may keep mine eyes. O, spare mine eyes,KJ IV.i.101
Though to no vse, but still to looke on you.Though to no use but still to look on you!KJ IV.i.102
Loe, by my troth, the Instrument is cold,Lo, by my troth, the instrument is coldKJ IV.i.103
And would not harme me.And would not harm me.KJ IV.i.104.1
No, in good sooth: the fire is dead with griefe,No, in good sooth: the fire is dead with grief,KJ IV.i.105
Being create for comfort, to be vs'dBeing create for comfort, to be usedKJ IV.i.106
In vndeserued extreames: See else your selfe,In undeserved extremes. See else yourself.KJ IV.i.107
There is no malice in this burning cole,There is no malice in this burning coal;KJ IV.i.108
The breath of heauen, hath blowne his spirit out,The breath of heaven hath blown his spirit out,KJ IV.i.109
And strew'd repentant ashes on his head.And strewed repentent ashes on his head.KJ IV.i.110
And if you do, you will but make it blush,An if you do, you will but make it blushKJ IV.i.112
And glow with shame of your proceedings, Hubert:And glow with shame of your proceedings, Hubert.KJ IV.i.113
Nay, it perchance will sparkle in your eyes:Nay, it perchance will sparkle in your eyes,KJ IV.i.114
And, like a dogge that is compell'd to fight,And, like a dog that is compelled to fight,KJ IV.i.115
Snatch at his Master that doth tarre him on.Snatch at his master that doth tarre him on.KJ IV.i.116
All things that you should vse to do me wrongAll things that you should use to do me wrongKJ IV.i.117
Deny their office: onely you do lackeDeny their office. Only you do lackKJ IV.i.118
That mercie, which fierce fire, and Iron extends,That mercy which fierce fire and iron extends – KJ IV.i.119
Creatures of note for mercy, lacking vses.Creatures of note for mercy-lacking uses.KJ IV.i.120
O now you looke like Hubert. All this whileO, now you look like Hubert. All this whileKJ IV.i.125
You were disguis'd.You were disguised.KJ IV.i.126.1
O heauen! I thanke you Hubert.O heaven! I thank you, Hubert.KJ IV.i.131.2
The Wall is high, and yet will I leape downe.The wall is high, and yet will I leap down.KJ IV.iii.1
Good ground be pittifull, and hurt me not:Good ground, be pitiful and hurt me not!KJ IV.iii.2
There's few or none do know me, if they did,There's few or none do know me; if they did,KJ IV.iii.3
This Ship-boyes semblance hath disguis'd me quite.This ship-boy's semblance hath disguised me quite.KJ IV.iii.4
I am afraide, and yet Ile venture it.I am afraid – and yet I'll venture it.KJ IV.iii.5
If I get downe, and do not breake my limbes,If I get down, and do not break my limbs,KJ IV.iii.6
Ile finde a thousand shifts to get away;I'll find a thousand shifts to get away.KJ IV.iii.7
As good to dye, and go; as dye, and stay.As good to die and go as die and stay.KJ IV.iii.8
Oh me, my Vnckles spirit is in these stones,O me! My uncle's spirit is in these stones!KJ IV.iii.9
Heauen take my soule, and England keep my bones. Heaven take my soul, and England keep my bones!KJ IV.iii.10
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