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Your faithfull subiect, I a gentleman,Your faithful subject I, a gentleman,KJ I.i.50
Borne in Northamptonshire, and eldest sonneBorn in Northamptonshire, and eldest son,KJ I.i.51
As I suppose, to Robert Faulconbridge,As I suppose, to Robert Faulconbridge,KJ I.i.52
A Souldier by the Honor-giuing-handA soldier, by the honour-giving handKJ I.i.53
Of Cordelion, Knighted in the field.Of Coeur-de-lion knighted in the field.KJ I.i.54
Most certain of one mother, mighty King,Most certain of one mother, mighty King – KJ I.i.59
That is well knowne, and as I thinke one father:That is well known; and, as I think, one father.KJ I.i.60
But for the certaine knowledge of that truth,But for the certain knowledge of that truthKJ I.i.61
I put you o're to heauen, and to my mother;I put you o'er to heaven, and to my mother;KJ I.i.62
Of that I doubt, as all mens children may.Of that I doubt, as all men's children may.KJ I.i.63
I Madame? No, I haue no reason for it,I, madam? No, I have no reason for it.KJ I.i.66
That is my brothers plea, and none of mine,That is my brother's plea, and none of mine;KJ I.i.67
The which if he can proue, a pops me out,The which if he can prove, 'a pops me outKJ I.i.68
At least from faire fiue hundred pound a yeere:At least from fair five hundred pound a year.KJ I.i.69
Heauen guard my mothers honor, and my Land.Heaven guard my mother's honour, and my land!KJ I.i.70
I know not why, except to get the land:I know not why, except to get the land – KJ I.i.73
But once he slanderd me with bastardy:But once he slandered me with bastardy.KJ I.i.74
But where I be as true begot or no,But whe'er I be as true begot or no,KJ I.i.75
That still I lay vpon my mothers head,That still I lay upon my mother's head.KJ I.i.76
But that I am as well begot my LiegeBut that I am as well begot, my liege – KJ I.i.77
(Faire fall the bones that tooke the paines for me)Fair fall the bones that took the pains for me! – KJ I.i.78
Compare our faces, and be Iudge your selfeCompare our faces and be judge yourself.KJ I.i.79
If old Sir Robert did beget vs both,If old Sir Robert did beget us bothKJ I.i.80
And were our father, and this sonne like him:And were our father, and this son like him,KJ I.i.81
O old sir Robert Father, on my kneeO old Sir Robert, father, on my kneeKJ I.i.82
I giue heauen thankes I was not like to thee.I give heaven thanks I was not like to thee!KJ I.i.83
Because he hath a half-face like my father?Because he hath a half-face like my father!KJ I.i.92
With halfe that face would he haue all my land,With half that face would he have all my land – KJ I.i.93
A halfe-fac'd groat, fiue hundred pound a yeere?A half-faced groat, five hundred pound a year!KJ I.i.94
Well sir, by this you cannot get my land,Well, sir, by this you cannot get my land.KJ I.i.97
Your tale must be how he employ'd my mother.Your tale must be how he employed my mother.KJ I.i.98
Of no more force to dispossesse me sir,Of no more force to dispossess me, sir,KJ I.i.132
Then was his will to get me, as I think.Than was his will to get me, as I think.KJ I.i.133
Madam, and if my brother had my shapeMadam, an if my brother had my shapeKJ I.i.138
And I had his, sir Roberts his like him,And I had his – Sir Robert's his, like him;KJ I.i.139
And if my legs were two such riding rods,And if my legs were two such riding-rods,KJ I.i.140
My armes, such eele-skins stuft, my face so thin,My arms such eel-skins stuffed, my face so thinKJ I.i.141
That in mine eare I durst not sticke a rose,That in mine ear I durst not stick a roseKJ I.i.142
Lest men should say, looke where three farthings goes,Lest men should say ‘ Look where three-farthings goes!’KJ I.i.143
And to his shape were heyre to all this land,And, to his shape, were heir to all this land – KJ I.i.144
Would I might neuer stirre from off this place,Would I might never stir from off this place,KJ I.i.145
I would giue it euery foot to haue this face:I would give it every foot to have this face;KJ I.i.146
It would not be sir nobbe in any case.I would not be Sir Nob in any case!KJ I.i.147
Brother, take you my land, Ile take my chance;Brother, take you my land, I'll take my chance.KJ I.i.151
Your face hath got fiue hundred pound a yeere,Your face hath got five hundred pound a year,KJ I.i.152
Yet sell your face for fiue pence and 'tis deere:Yet sell your face for fivepence and 'tis dear.KJ I.i.153
Madam, Ile follow you vnto the death.Madam, I'll follow you unto the death.KJ I.i.154
Our Country manners giue our betters way.Our country manners give our betters way.KJ I.i.156
Philip my Liege, so is my name begun,Philip, my liege, so is my name begun;KJ I.i.158
Philip, good old Sir Roberts wiues eldest sonne.Philip, good old sir Robert's wife's eldest son.KJ I.i.159
Brother by th' mothers side, giue me your hand,Brother, by th' mother's side, give me your hand.KJ I.i.163
My father gaue me honor, yours gaue land:My father gave me honour, yours gave land.KJ I.i.164
Now blessed be the houre by night or dayNow blessed be the hour, by night or day,KJ I.i.165
When I was got, Sir Robert was away.When I was got, Sir Robert was away!KJ I.i.166
Madam by chance, but not by truth, what tho;Madam, by chance but not by truth; what though?KJ I.i.169
Something about a little from the right,Something about, a little from the right,KJ I.i.170
In at the window, or else ore the hatch:In at the window, or else o'er the hatch;KJ I.i.171
Who dares not stirre by day, must walke by night,Who dares not stir by day must walk by night,KJ I.i.172
And haue is haue, how euer men doe catch:And have is have, however men do catch;KJ I.i.173
Neere or farre off, well wonne is still well shot,Near or far off, well won is still well shot,KJ I.i.174
And I am I, how ere I was begot.And I am I, howe'er I was begot.KJ I.i.175
Brother adieu, good fortune come to thee,Brother, adieu. Good fortune come to thee,KJ I.i.180
For thou wast got i'th way of honesty.For thou wast got i'th' way of honesty!KJ I.i.181
Bast. A foot of Honor better then I was,A foot of honour better than I was,KJ I.i.182
But many a many foot of Land the worse.But many a many foot of land the worse!KJ I.i.183
Well, now can I make any Ioane a Lady,Well, now can I make any Joan a lady.KJ I.i.184
Good den Sir Richard, Godamercy fellow,‘ Good den, Sir Richard!’ – ‘ God 'a' mercy, fellow!’ – KJ I.i.185
And if his name be George, Ile call him Peter;And if his name be George, I'll call him Peter;KJ I.i.186
For new made honor doth forget mens names:For new-made honour doth forget men's names – KJ I.i.187
'Tis two respectiue, and too sociable'Tis too respective and too sociableKJ I.i.188
For your conuersion, now your traueller,For your conversion. Now your traveller,KJ I.i.189
Hee and his tooth-picke at my worships messe,He and his toothpick at my worship's mess,KJ I.i.190
And when my knightly stomacke is suffis'd,And when my knightly stomach is sufficed,KJ I.i.191
Why then I sucke my teeth, and catechizeWhy then I suck my teeth and catechiseKJ I.i.192
My picked man of Countries: my deare sir,My picked man of countries: ‘ My dear sir ’ – KJ I.i.193
Thus leaning on mine elbow I begin,Thus, leaning on mine elbow, I begin – KJ I.i.194
I shaIl beseeeh you; that is question now,‘ I shall beseech you ’ – that is question now;KJ I.i.195
And then comes answer like an Absey booke:And then comes answer like an Absey book:KJ I.i.196
O sir, sayes answer, at your best command,‘ O sir,’ says answer, ‘ at your best command;KJ I.i.197
At your employment, at your seruice sir:At your employment; at your service, sir.’KJ I.i.198
No sir, saies question, I sweet sir at yours,‘ No, sir,’ says question, ‘ I, sweet sir, at yours.’KJ I.i.199
And so ere answer knowes what question would,And so, ere answer knows what question would,KJ I.i.200
Sauing in Dialogue of Complement,Saving in dialogue of compliment,KJ I.i.201
And talking of the Alpes and Appenines,And talking of the Alps and Apennines,KJ I.i.202
The Perennean and the riuer Poe,The Pyrenean and the River Po,KJ I.i.203
It drawes toward fupper in conclusion so.It draws toward supper in conclusion so.KJ I.i.204
But this is worshipfull society,But this is worshipful society,KJ I.i.205
And fits the mounting spirit like my selfe;And fits the mounting spirit like myself;KJ I.i.206
For he is but a bastard to the timeFor he is but a bastard to the timeKJ I.i.207
That doth not smoake of obseruation,That doth not smack of observation.KJ I.i.208
And so am I whether I smacke or no:And so am I – whether I smack or no,KJ I.i.209
And not alone in habit and deuice,And not alone in habit and device,KJ I.i.210
Exterior forme, outward accoutrement;Exterior form, outward accoutrement,KJ I.i.211
But from the inward motion to deliuerBut from the inward motion – to deliverKJ I.i.212
Sweet, sweet, sweet poyson for the ages tooth,Sweet, sweet, sweet poison for the age's tooth;KJ I.i.213
Which though I will not practice to deceiue,Which, though I will not practise to deceive,KJ I.i.214
Yet to auoid deceit I meane to learne;Yet to avoid deceit I mean to learn;KJ I.i.215
For it shall strew the footsteps of my rising:For it shall strew the footsteps of my rising.KJ I.i.216
But who comes in such haste in riding robes?But who comes in such haste in riding robes?KJ I.i.217
What woman post is this? hath she no husbandWhat woman-post is this? Hath she no husbandKJ I.i.218
That will take paines to blow a horne before her?That will take pains to blow a horn before her?KJ I.i.219
O me, 'tis my mother: how now good Lady,O me, 'tis my mother! How now, good lady?KJ I.i.220
What brings you heere to Court so hastily?What brings you here to court so hastily?KJ I.i.221
My brother Robert, old Sir Roberts sonne:My brother Robert? Old Sir Robert's son?KJ I.i.224
Colbrand the Gyant, that same mighty man,Colbrand the Giant, that same mighty man?KJ I.i.225
Is it Sir Roberts sonne that you seeke so?Is it Sir Robert's son that you seek so?KJ I.i.226
Iames Gournie, wilt thou giue vs leaue a while?James Gurney, wilt thou give us leave a while?KJ I.i.230
Philip, sparrow, Iames,Philip? – Sparrow! James,KJ I.i.231.2
There's toyes abroad, anon Ile tell thee more.There's toys abroad. Anon I'll tell thee more.KJ I.i.232
Madam, I was not old Sir Roberts sonne,Madam, I was not old Sir Robert's son.KJ I.i.233
Sir Robert might haue eat his part in meSir Robert might have eat his part in meKJ I.i.234
Vpon good Friday, and nere broke his fast:Upon Good Friday and ne'er broke his fast.KJ I.i.235
Sir Robert could doe well, marrie to confesseSir Robert could do well – marry, to confess – KJ I.i.236
Could get me sir Robert could not doe it;Could he get me! Sir Robert Faulconbridge could not do it!KJ I.i.237
We know his handy-worke, therefore good motherWe know his handiwork. Therefore, good mother,KJ I.i.238
To whom am I beholding for these limmes?To whom am I beholding for these limbs?KJ I.i.239
Sir Robert neuer holpe to make this legge.Sir Robert never holp to make this leg.KJ I.i.240
Knight, knight good mother, Basilisco-like:Knight, knight, good mother, Basilisco-like!KJ I.i.244
What, I am dub'd, I haue it on my shoulder:What! I am dubbed, I have it on my shoulder.KJ I.i.245
But mother, I am not Sir Roberts sonne,But, mother, I am not Sir Robert's son.KJ I.i.246
I haue disclaim'd Sir Robert and my land,I have disclaimed Sir Robert and my land;KJ I.i.247
Legitimation, name, and all is gone;Legitimation, name, and all is gone.KJ I.i.248
Then good my mother, let me know my father,Then, good my mother, let me know my father;KJ I.i.249
Some proper man I hope, who was it mother?Some proper man, I hope. Who was it, mother?KJ I.i.250
As faithfully as I denie the deuill.As faithfully as I deny the devil.KJ I.i.252
Now by this light were I to get againe,Now, by this light, were I to get again,KJ I.i.259
Madam I would not wish a better father:Madam, I would not wish a better father.KJ I.i.260
Some sinnes doe beare their priuiledge on earth,Some sins do bear their privilege on earth,KJ I.i.261
And so doth yours: your fault, was not your follie,And so doth yours. Your fault was not your folly.KJ I.i.262
Needs must you lay your heart at his dispose,Needs must you lay your heart at his dispose,KJ I.i.263
Subiected tribute to commanding loue,Subjected tribute to commanding love,KJ I.i.264
Against whose furie and vnmatched force,Against whose fury and unmatched forceKJ I.i.265
The awlesse Lion could not wage the fight,The aweless lion could not wage the fight,KJ I.i.266
Nor keepe his Princely heart from Richards hand:Nor keep his princely heart from Richard's hand.KJ I.i.267
He that perforce robs Lions of their hearts,He that perforce robs lions of their heartsKJ I.i.268
May easily winne a womans: aye my mother,May easily win a woman's. Ay, my mother,KJ I.i.269
With all my heart I thanke thee for my father:With all my heart I thank thee for my father.KJ I.i.270
Who liues and dares but say, thou didst not wellWho lives and dares but say thou didst not wellKJ I.i.271
When I was got, Ile send his soule to hell.When I was got, I'll send his soul to hell.KJ I.i.272
Come Lady I will shew thee to my kinne,Come, lady, I will show thee to my kin,KJ I.i.273
And they shall say, when Richard me begot,And they shall say, when Richard me begot,KJ I.i.274
If thou hadst sayd him nay, it had beene sinne;If thou hadst said him nay, it had been sin.KJ I.i.275
Who sayes it was, he lyes, I say twas not.Who says it was, he lies – I say 'twas not!KJ I.i.276
Heare the Cryer.Hear the crier!KJ II.i.134.2
One that wil play the deuill sir with you,One that will play the devil, sir, with you,KJ II.i.135
And a may catch your hide and yon alone:An 'a may catch your hide and you alone.KJ II.i.136
You are the Hare of whom the Prouerb goesYou are the hare of whom the proverb goes,KJ II.i.137
Whose valour plucks dead Lyons by the beard;Whose valour plucks dead lions by the beard.KJ II.i.138
Ile smoake your skin-coat and I catch you right,I'll smoke your skin-coat an I catch you right!KJ II.i.139
Sirra looke too't, yfaith I will, yfaith.Sirrah, look to't! I'faith, I will, i'faith!KJ II.i.140
It lies as sightly on the backe of himIt lies as sightly on the back of himKJ II.i.143
As great Alcides shooes vpon an Asse:As great Alcides' shows upon an ass.KJ II.i.144
But Asse, Ile take that burthen from your backe,But, ass, I'll take that burden from your back,KJ II.i.145
Or lay on that shall make your shoulders cracke.Or lay on that shall make your shoulders crack.KJ II.i.146
Bastards and else.Bastards and else!KJ II.i.276
Some Bastards too.Some bastards too!KJ II.i.279
Saint George that swindg'd the Dragon, / And ere sinceSaint George, that swinged the dragon, and e'er sinceKJ II.i.288
sit's on's horsebacke at mine Hostesse doreSits on's horseback at mine hostess' door,KJ II.i.289
Teach vs some fence. Sirrah, were I at homeTeach us some fence! (to Austria) Sirrah, were I at homeKJ II.i.290
At your den sirrah, with your Lionnesse,At your den, sirrah, with your lioness,KJ II.i.291
I would set an Oxe-head to your Lyons hide :I would set an ox-head to your lion's hide,KJ II.i.292
And make a monster of you.And make a monster of you.KJ II.i.293.1
O tremble: for you heare the Lyon rore.O, tremble, for you hear the lion roar!KJ II.i.294
Speed then to take aduantage of the field.Speed then, to take advantage of the field.KJ II.i.297
Ha Maiesty: how high thy glory towres,Ha, majesty! How high thy glory towersKJ II.i.350
When the rich blood of kings is set on fire:When the rich blood of kings is set on fire!KJ II.i.351
Oh now doth death line his dead chaps with steele,O, now doth death line his dead chaps with steel;KJ II.i.352
The swords of souldiers are his teeth, his phangs,The swords of soldiers are his teeth, his fangs.KJ II.i.353
And now he feasts, mousing the flesh of menAnd now he feasts, mousing the flesh of men,KJ II.i.354
In vndetermin'd differences of kings.In undetermined differences of kings.KJ II.i.355
Why stand these royall fronts amazed thus:Why stand these royal fronts amazed thus?KJ II.i.356
Cry hauocke kings, backe to the stained fieldCry havoc, Kings! Back to the stained field,KJ II.i.357
You equall Potents, fierie kindled spirits,You equal potents, fiery-kindled spirits!KJ II.i.358
Then let confusion of one part confirmThen let confusion of one part confirmKJ II.i.359
The others peace: till then, blowes, blood, and death.The other's peace. Till then, blows, blood, and death!KJ II.i.360
By heauen, these scroyles of Angiers flout you kings,By heaven, these scroyles of Angiers flout you, Kings,KJ II.i.373
And stand securely on their battelments,And stand securely on their battlementsKJ II.i.374
As in a Theater, whence they gape and pointAs in a theatre, whence they gape and pointKJ II.i.375
At your industrious Scenes and acts of death.At your industrious scenes and acts of death.KJ II.i.376
Your Royall presences be rul'd by mee,Your royal presences, be ruled by me:KJ II.i.377
Do like the Mutines of Ierusalem,Do like the mutines of Jerusalem,KJ II.i.378
Be friends a-while, and both conioyntly bendBe friends awhile, and both conjointly bendKJ II.i.379
Your sharpest Deeds of malice on this Towne.Your sharpest deeds of malice on this town.KJ II.i.380
By East and West let France and England mountBy east and west let France and England mountKJ II.i.381
Their battering Canon charged to the mouthes,Their battering cannon charged to the mouths,KJ II.i.382
Till their soule-fearing clamours haue braul'd downeTill their soul-fearing clamours have brawled downKJ II.i.383
The flintie ribbes of this contemptuous Citie,The flinty ribs of this contemptuous city.KJ II.i.384
I'de play incessantly vpon these Iades,I'd play incessantly upon these jades,KJ II.i.385
Euen till vnfenced desolationEven till unfenced desolationKJ II.i.386
Leaue them as naked as the vulgar ayre:Leave them as naked as the vulgar air.KJ II.i.387
That done, disseuer your vnited strengths,That done, dissever your united strengthsKJ II.i.388
And part your mingled colours once againe,And part your mingled colours once again;KJ II.i.389
Turne face to face, and bloody point to point:Turn face to face and bloody point to point.KJ II.i.390
Then in a moment Fortune shall cull forthThen, in a moment, Fortune shall cull forthKJ II.i.391
Out of one side her happy Minion,Out of one side her happy minion,KJ II.i.392
To whom in fauour she shall giue the day,To whom in favour she shall give the day,KJ II.i.393
And kisse him with a glorious victory:And kiss him with a glorious victory.KJ II.i.394
How like you this wilde counsell mighty States,How like you this wild counsel, mighty states?KJ II.i.395
Smackes it not something of the policie.Smacks it not something of the policy?KJ II.i.396
And if thou hast the mettle of a king,An if thou hast the mettle of a king,KJ II.i.401
Being wrong'd as we are by this peeuish Towne:Being wronged as we are by this peevish town,KJ II.i.402
Turne thou the mouth of thy Artillerie,Turn thou the mouth of thy artillery,KJ II.i.403
As we will ours, against these sawcie walles,As we will ours, against these saucy walls;KJ II.i.404
And when that we haue dash'd them to the ground,And when that we have dashed them to the ground,KJ II.i.405
Why then defie each other, and pell-mell,Why, then defy each other, and pell-mellKJ II.i.406
Make worke vpon our selues, for heauen or hell.Make work upon ourselves, for heaven or hell.KJ II.i.407
O prudent discipline! From North to South:O prudent discipline! From north to southKJ II.i.413
Austria and France shoot in each others mouth.Austria and France shoot in each other's mouth.KJ II.i.414
Ile stirre them to it: Come, away, away.I'll stir them to it. Come, away, away!KJ II.i.415
Heeres a stay,Here's a stayKJ II.i.455.2
That shakes the rotten carkasse of old deathThat shakes the rotten carcass of old deathKJ II.i.456
Out of his ragges. Here's a large mouth indeede,Out of his rags! Here's a large mouth, indeed,KJ II.i.457
That spits forth death, and mountaines, rockes, and seas,That spits forth death and mountains, rocks and seas,KJ II.i.458
Talkes as familiarly of roaring Lyons,Talks as familiarly of roaring lionsKJ II.i.459
As maids of thirteene do of puppi-dogges.As maids of thirteen do of puppy-dogs.KJ II.i.460
What Cannoneere begot this lustie blood,What cannoneer begot this lusty blood?KJ II.i.461
He speakes plaine Cannon fire, and smoake, and bounce,He speaks plain cannon – fire and smoke and bounce;KJ II.i.462
He giues the bastinado with his tongue:He gives the bastinado with his tongue.KJ II.i.463
Our eares are cudgel'd, not a word of hisOur ears are cudgelled; not a word of hisKJ II.i.464
But buffets better then a fist of France:But buffets better than a fist of France.KJ II.i.465
Zounds, I was neuer so bethumpt with words,Zounds! I was never so bethumped with wordsKJ II.i.466
Since I first cal'd my brothers father Dad.Since I first called my brother's father dad!KJ II.i.467
Drawne in the flattering table of her eie,Drawn in the flattering table of her eye!KJ II.i.504
Hang'd in the frowning wrinkle of her brow,Hanged in the frowning wrinkle of her browKJ II.i.505
And quarter'd in her heart, hee doth espieAnd quartered in her heart! He doth espyKJ II.i.506
Himselfe loues traytor, this is pittie now;Himself love's traitor. This is pity now,KJ II.i.507
That hang'd, and drawne, and quarter'd there should beThat, hanged and drawn and quartered, there should beKJ II.i.508
In such a loue, so vile a Lout as he.In such a love so vile a lout as he.KJ II.i.509
Mad world, mad kings, mad composition:Mad world! Mad kings! Mad composition!KJ II.i.561
Iohn to stop Arthurs Title in the whole,John, to stop Arthur's title in the whole,KJ II.i.562
Hath willingly departed with a part,Hath willingly departed with a part;KJ II.i.563
And France, whose armour Conscience buckled on,And France, whose armour conscience buckled on,KJ II.i.564
Whom zeale and charitie brought to the field,Whom zeal and charity brought to the fieldKJ II.i.565
As Gods owne souldier, rounded in the eare,As God's own soldier, rounded in the earKJ II.i.566
With that same purpose-changer, that slye diuel,With that same purpose-changer, that sly devil,KJ II.i.567
That Broker, that still breakes the pate of faith,That broker that still breaks the pate of faith,KJ II.i.568
That dayly breake-vow, he that winnes of all,That daily break-vow, he that wins of all,KJ II.i.569
Of kings, of beggers, old men, yong men, maids,Of kings, of beggars, old men, young men, maids – KJ II.i.570
Who hauing no externall thing to loose,Who, having no external thing to loseKJ II.i.571
But the word Maid, cheats the poore Maide of that.But the word ‘ maid,’ cheats the poor maid of that – KJ II.i.572
That smooth-fac'd Gentleman, tickling commoditie,That smooth-faced gentleman, tickling commodity;KJ II.i.573
Commoditie, the byas of the world,Commodity, the bias of the world – KJ II.i.574
The world, who of it selfe is peysed well,The world, who of itself is peised well,KJ II.i.575
Made to run euen, vpon euen ground;Made to run even upon even ground,KJ II.i.576
Till this aduantage, this vile drawing byas,Till this advantage, this vile-drawing bias,KJ II.i.577
This sway of motion, this commoditie,This sway of motion, this commodity,KJ II.i.578
Makes it take head from all indifferency,Makes it take head from all indifferency,KJ II.i.579
From all direction, purpose, course, intent.From all direction, purpose, course, intent – KJ II.i.580
And this same byas, this Commoditie,And this same bias, this commodity,KJ II.i.581
This Bawd, this Broker, this all-changing-word,This bawd, this broker, this all-changing word,KJ II.i.582
Clap'd on the outward eye of fickle France,Clapped on the outward eye of fickle France,KJ II.i.583
Hath drawne him from his owne determin'd ayd,Hath drawn him from his own determined aid,KJ II.i.584
From a resolu'd and honourable warre,From a resolved and honourable war,KJ II.i.585
To a most base and vile-concluded peace.To a most base and vile-concluded peace.KJ II.i.586
And why rayle I on this Commoditie?And why rail I on this commodity?KJ II.i.587
But for because he hath not wooed me yet:But for because he hath not wooed me yet;KJ II.i.588
Not that I haue the power to clutch my hand,Not that I have the power to clutch my handKJ II.i.589
When his faire Angels would salute my palme,When his fair angels would salute my palm,KJ II.i.590
But for my hand, as vnattempted yet,But for my hand, as unattempted yet,KJ II.i.591
Like a poore begger, raileth on the rich.Like a poor beggar raileth on the rich.KJ II.i.592
Well, whiles I am a begger, I will raile,Well, whiles I am a beggar, I will railKJ II.i.593
And say there is no sin but to be rich:And say there is no sin but to be rich;KJ II.i.594
And being rich, my vertue then shall be,And being rich, my virtue then shall beKJ II.i.595
To say there is no vice, but beggerie:To say there is no vice but beggary.KJ II.i.596
Since Kings breake faith vpon commoditie,Since kings break faith upon commodity,KJ II.i.597
Gaine be my Lord, for I will worship thee. Gain, be my lord – for I will worship thee!KJ II.i.598
And hang a Calues-skin on those recreant limbsAnd hang a calf's-skin on those recreant limbs.KJ III.i.131
And hang a Calues-skin on those recreant limbs.And hang a calf's-skin on those recreant limbs.KJ III.i.133
And hang a Calues-skin on his recreant limbs.And hang a calf's-skin on his recreant limbs.KJ III.i.199
Your breeches best may carry them.Your breeches best may carry them.KJ III.i.201.2
Hang nothing but a Calues skin most sweet lout.Hang nothing but a calf's-skin, most sweet lout.KJ III.i.220
Wil't not be?Will't not be – KJ III.i.298.2
Will not a Calues-skin stop that mouth of thine?Will not a calf's-skin stop that mouth of thine?KJ III.i.299
Old Time the clocke setter, yt bald sexton Time:Old Time the clock-setter, that bald sexton Time,KJ III.i.324
Is it as he will? well then, France shall rue.Is it as he will? Well then, France shall rue.KJ III.i.325
Now by my life, this day grows wondrous hot,Now, by my life, this day grows wondrous hot.KJ III.ii.1
Some ayery Deuill houers in the skie,Some airy devil hovers in the skyKJ III.ii.2
And pour's downe mischiefe. Austrias head lye there,And pours down mischief. Austria's head lie there,KJ III.ii.3
While Philip breathes.While Philip breathes.KJ III.ii.4
My Lord I rescued her,My lord, I rescued her;KJ III.ii.7.2
Her Highnesse is in safety, feare you not:Her highness is in safety, fear you not.KJ III.ii.8
But on my Liege, for very little painesBut on, my liege! For very little painsKJ III.ii.9
Will bring this labor to an happy end. Will bring this labour to an happy end.KJ III.ii.10
Bell, Booke, & Candle, shall not driue me back,Bell, book, and candle shall not drive me backKJ III.iii.12
When gold and siluer becks me to come on.When gold and silver becks me to come on.KJ III.iii.13
I leaue your highnesse: Grandame, I will prayI leave your highness. Grandam, I will pray – KJ III.iii.14
(If euer I remember to be holy)If ever I remember to be holy – KJ III.iii.15
For your faire safety: so I kisse your hand.For your fair safety. So I kiss your hand.KJ III.iii.16
But if you be a-feard to heare the worst,But if you be afeard to hear the worst,KJ IV.ii.135
Then let the worst vn-heard, fall on your head.Then let the worst unheard fall on your bead.KJ IV.ii.136
How I haue sped among the Clergy men,How I have sped among the clergymen,KJ IV.ii.141
The summes I haue collected shall expresse:The sums I have collected shall express.KJ IV.ii.142
But as I trauail'd hither through the land,But as I travelled hither through the land,KJ IV.ii.143
I finde the people strangely fantasied,I find the people strangely fantasied,KJ IV.ii.144
Possest with rumors, full of idle dreames,Possessed with rumours, full of idle dreams,KJ IV.ii.145
Not knowing what they feare, but full of feare.Not knowing what they fear, but full of fear.KJ IV.ii.146
And here's a Prophet that I brought with meAnd here's a prophet that I brought with meKJ IV.ii.147
From forth the streets of Pomfret, whom I foundFrom forth the streets of Pomfret, whom I foundKJ IV.ii.148
With many hundreds treading on his heeles:With many hundreds treading on his heels;KJ IV.ii.149
To whom he sung in rude harsh sounding rimes,To whom he sung, in rude harsh-sounding rhymes,KJ IV.ii.150
That ere the next Ascension day at noone,That, ere the next Ascension Day at noon,KJ IV.ii.151
Your Highnes should deliuer vp your Crowne.Your highness should deliver up your crown.KJ IV.ii.152
The French (my Lord) mens mouths are ful of it:The French, my lord – men's mouths are full of it.KJ IV.ii.161
Besides I met Lord Bigot, and Lord SalisburieBesides, I met Lord Bigot and Lord Salisbury,KJ IV.ii.162
With eyes as red as new enkindled fire,With eyes as red as new-enkindled fire,KJ IV.ii.163
And others more, going to seeke the graueAnd others more, going to seek the graveKJ IV.ii.164
Of Arthur, whom they say is kill'd to night,Of Arthur, whom they say is killed to-nightKJ IV.ii.165
on your suggestion.On your suggestion.KJ IV.ii.166.1
I will seeke them out.I will seek them out.KJ IV.ii.169.2
The spirit of the time shall teach me speed. The spirit of the time shall teach me speed.KJ IV.ii.176
Once more to day well met, distemper'd Lords,Once more today well met, distempered lords!KJ IV.iii.21
The King by me requests your presence straight.The King by me requests your presence straight.KJ IV.iii.22
What ere you thinke, good words I thinke were best.Whate'er you think, good words, I think, were best.KJ IV.iii.28
But there is little reason in your greefe.But there is little reason in your grief.KJ IV.iii.30
Therefore 'twere reason you had manners now.Therefore 'twere reason you had manners now.KJ IV.iii.31
'Tis true, to hurt his master, no mans else.'Tis true – to hurt his master, no man else.KJ IV.iii.33
It is a damned, and a bloody worke,It is a damned and a bloody work,KJ IV.iii.57
The gracelesse action of a heauy hand,The graceless action of a heavy hand – KJ IV.iii.58
If that it be the worke of any hand.If that it be the work of any hand.KJ IV.iii.59
Your sword is bright sir, put it vp againe.Your sword is bright, sir; put it up again.KJ IV.iii.79
Keepe the peace, I say.Keep the peace, I say.KJ IV.iii.93.2
Thou wer't better gaul the diuell Salsbury.Thou wert better gall the devil, Salisbury.KJ IV.iii.95
If thou but frowne on me, or stirre thy foote,If thou but frown on me, or stir thy foot,KJ IV.iii.96
Or teach thy hastie spleene to do me shame,Or teach thy hasty spleen to do me shame,KJ IV.iii.97
Ile strike thee dead. Put vp thy sword betime,I'll strike thee dead. Put up thy sword betime,KJ IV.iii.98
Or Ile so maule you, and your tosting-Iron,Or I'll so maul you and your toasting-ironKJ IV.iii.99
That you shall thinke the diuell is come from hell.That you shall think the devil is come from hell.KJ IV.iii.100
Here's a good world: knew you of this faire work?Here's a good world! Knew you of this fair work?KJ IV.iii.116
Beyond the infinite and boundlesse reach of mercie,Beyond the infinite and boundless reachKJ IV.iii.117
(If thou didst this deed of death) art yu damn'd Hubert.Of mercy, if thou didst this deed of death,KJ IV.iii.118
Art thou damned, Hubert.KJ IV.iii.119
Ha? Ile tell thee what.Ha! I'll tell thee what.KJ IV.iii.120.2
Thou'rt damn'd as blacke, nay nothing is so blacke,Thou'rt damn'd as black – nay, nothing is so black;KJ IV.iii.121
Thou art more deepe damn'd then Prince Lucifer:Thou art more deep damned than Prince Lucifer;KJ IV.iii.122
There is not yet so vgly a fiend of hellThere is not yet so ugly a fiend of hellKJ IV.iii.123
As thou shalt be, if thou didst kill this childe.As thou shalt be, if thou didst kill this child.KJ IV.iii.124
If thou didst but consentIf thou didst but consentKJ IV.iii.125.2
To this most cruell Act: do but dispaire,To this most cruel act, do but despair;KJ IV.iii.126
And if thou want'st a Cord, the smallest thredAnd if thou wantest a cord, the smallest threadKJ IV.iii.127
That euer Spider twisted from her wombeThat ever spider twisted from her wombKJ IV.iii.128
Will serue to strangle thee: A rush will be a beameWill serve to strangle thee; a rush will be a beamKJ IV.iii.129
To hang thee on. Or wouldst thou drowne thy selfe,To hang thee on; or wouldst thou drown thyself,KJ IV.iii.130
Put but a little water in a spoone,Put but a little water in a spoon,KJ IV.iii.131
And it shall be as all the Ocean,And it shall be as all the ocean,KJ IV.iii.132
Enough to stifle such a villaine vp.Enough to stifle such a villain up.KJ IV.iii.133
I do suspect thee very greeuously.I do suspect thee very grievously.KJ IV.iii.134
Go, beare him in thine armes:Go, bear him in thine arms.KJ IV.iii.139.2
I am amaz'd me thinkes, and loose my wayI am amazed, methinks, and lose my wayKJ IV.iii.140
Among the thornes, and dangers of this world.Among the thorns and dangers of this world.KJ IV.iii.141
How easie dost thou take all England vp,How easy dost thou take all England up!KJ IV.iii.142
From forth this morcell of dead Royaltie?From forth this morsel of dead royaltyKJ IV.iii.143
The life, the right, and truth of all this RealmeThe life, the right and truth, of all this realmKJ IV.iii.144
Is fled to heauen: and England now is leftIs fled to heaven; and England now is leftKJ IV.iii.145
To tug and scamble, and to part by th'teethTo tug and scamble and to part by th' teethKJ IV.iii.146
The vn-owed interest of proud swelling State:The unowed interest of proud-swelling state.KJ IV.iii.147
Now for the bare-pickt bone of Maiesty,Now for the bare-picked bone of majestyKJ IV.iii.148
Doth dogged warre bristle his angry crest,Doth dogged war bristle his angry crestKJ IV.iii.149
And snarleth in the gentle eyes of peace:And snarleth in the gentle eyes of peace;KJ IV.iii.150
Now Powers from home, and discontents at homeNow powers from home and discontents at homeKJ IV.iii.151
Meet in one line: and vast confusion waitesMeet in one line; and vast confusion waits,KJ IV.iii.152
As doth a Rauen on a sicke-falne beast,As doth a raven on a sick-fallen beast,KJ IV.iii.153
The iminent decay of wrested pompe.The imminent decay of wrested pomp.KJ IV.iii.154
Now happy he, whose cloake and center canNow happy he whose cloak and ceinture canKJ IV.iii.155
Hold out this tempest. Beare away that childe,Hold out this tempest. Bear away that childKJ IV.iii.156
And follow me with speed: Ile to the King:And follow me with speed; I'll to the King.KJ IV.iii.157
A thousand businesses are briefe in hand,A thousand businesses are brief in hand,KJ IV.iii.158
And heauen it selfe doth frowne vpon the Land. And heaven itself doth frown upon the land.KJ IV.iii.159
All Kent hath yeelded: nothing there holds outAll Kent hath yielded – nothing there holds outKJ V.i.30
But Douer Castle: London hath receiu'dBut Dover Castle; London hath received,KJ V.i.31
Like a kinde Host, the Dolphin and his powers.Like a kind host, the Dauphin and his powers;KJ V.i.32
Your Nobles will not heare you, but are goneYour nobles will not hear you, but are goneKJ V.i.33
To offer seruice to your enemy:To offer service to your enemy;KJ V.i.34
And wilde amazement hurries vp and downeAnd wild amazement hurries up and downKJ V.i.35
The little number of your doubtfull friends.The little number of your doubtful friends.KJ V.i.36
They found him dead, and cast into the streets,They found him dead and cast into the streets,KJ V.i.39
An empty Casket, where the Iewell of lifeAn empty casket, where the jewel of lifeKJ V.i.40
By some damn'd hand was rob'd, and tane away.By some damned hand was robbed and ta'en away.KJ V.i.41
So on my soule he did, for ought he knew:So, on my soul, he did, for aught he knew.KJ V.i.43
But wherefore doe you droope? why looke you sad?But wherefore do you droop? Why look you sad?KJ V.i.44
Be great in act, as you haue beene in thought:Be great in act, as you have been in thought;KJ V.i.45
Let not the world see feare and sad distrustLet not the world see fear and sad distrustKJ V.i.46
Gouerne the motion of a kinglye eye:Govern the motion of a kingly eye.KJ V.i.47
Be stirring as the time, be fire with fire,Be stirring as the time; be fire with fire;KJ V.i.48
Threaten the threatner, and out-face the browThreaten the threatener, and outface the browKJ V.i.49
Of bragging horror: So shall inferior eyesOf bragging horror. So shall inferior eyes,KJ V.i.50
That borrow their behauiours from the great,That borrow their behaviours from the great,KJ V.i.51
Grow great by your example, and put onGrow great by your example and put onKJ V.i.52
The dauntlesse spirit of resolution.The dauntless spirit of resolution.KJ V.i.53
Away, and glister like the god of warreAway, and glister like the god of warKJ V.i.54
When he intendeth to become the field:When he intendeth to become the field.KJ V.i.55
Shew boldnesse and aspiring confidence:Show boldness and aspiring confidence!KJ V.i.56
What, shall they seeke the Lion in his denne,What, shall they seek the lion in his den,KJ V.i.57
And fright him there? and make him tremble there?And fright him there? And make him tremble there?KJ V.i.58
Oh let it not be said: forrage, and runneO, let it not be said! Forage, and runKJ V.i.59
To meet displeasure farther from the dores,To meet displeasure farther from the doors,KJ V.i.60
And grapple with him ere he come so nye.And grapple with him ere he come so nigh.KJ V.i.61
Oh inglorious league:O inglorious league!KJ V.i.65.2
Shall we vpon the footing of our land,Shall we, upon the footing of our land,KJ V.i.66
Send fayre-play-orders, and make comprimise,Send fair-play orders and make compromise,KJ V.i.67
Insinuation, parley, and base truceInsinuation, parley, and base truceKJ V.i.68
To Armes Inuasiue? Shall a beardlesse boy,To arms invasive? Shall a beardless boy,KJ V.i.69
A cockred-silken wanton braue our fields,A cockered silken wanton, brave our fieldsKJ V.i.70
And flesh his spirit in a warre-like soyle,And flesh his spirit in a warlike soil,KJ V.i.71
Mocking the ayre with colours idlely spred,Mocking the air with colours idly spread,KJ V.i.72
And finde no checke? Let vs my Liege to Armes:And find no check? Let us, my liege, to arms!KJ V.i.73
Perchance the Cardinall cannot make your peace;Perchance the Cardinal cannot make your peace;KJ V.i.74
Or if he doe, let it at least be saidOr, if he do, let it at least be saidKJ V.i.75
They saw we had a purpose of defence.They saw we had a purpose of defence.KJ V.i.76
Away then with good courage: yet I knowAway, then, with good courage! Yet, I know,KJ V.i.78
Our Partie may well meet a prowder foe. Our party may well meet a prouder foe.KJ V.i.79
According to the faire-play of the world,According to the fair play of the world,KJ V.ii.118
Let me haue audience: I am sent to speake:Let me have audience; I am sent to speak.KJ V.ii.119
My holy Lord of Millane, from the KingMy holy lord of Milan, from the KingKJ V.ii.120
I come to learne how you haue dealt for him:I come, to learn how you have dealt for him;KJ V.ii.121
And, as you answer, I doe know the scopeAnd, as you answer, I do know the scopeKJ V.ii.122
And warrant limited vnto my tongue.And warrant limited unto my tongue.KJ V.ii.123
By all the bloud that euer fury breath'd,By all the blood that ever fury breathed,KJ V.ii.127
The youth saies well. Now heare our English King,The youth says well! Now hear our English King,KJ V.ii.128
For thus his Royaltie doth speake in me:For thus his royalty doth speak in me:KJ V.ii.129
He is prepar'd, and reason to he should,He is prepared, and reason too he should.KJ V.ii.130
This apish and vnmannerly approach,This apish and unmannerly approach,KJ V.ii.131
This harness'd Maske, and vnaduised Reuell,This harnessed masque and unadvised revel,KJ V.ii.132
This vn-heard sawcinesse and boyish Troopes,This unhaired sauciness and boyish troops,KJ V.ii.133
The King doth smile at, and is well prepar'dThe King doth smile at; and is well preparedKJ V.ii.134
To whip this dwarfish warre, this Pigmy ArmesTo whip this dwarfish war, this pygmy arms,KJ V.ii.135
From out the circle of his Territories.From out the circle of his territories.KJ V.ii.136
That hand which had the strength, euen at your dore,That hand which had the strength, even at your door,KJ V.ii.137
To cudgell you, and make you take the hatch,To cudgel you and make you take the hatch,KJ V.ii.138
To diue like Buckets in concealed Welles,To dive like buckets in concealed wells,KJ V.ii.139
To crowch in litter of your stable plankes,To crouch in litter of your stable planks,KJ V.ii.140
To lye like pawnes, lock'd vp in chests and truncks,To lie like pawns locked up in chests and trunks,KJ V.ii.141
To hug with swine, to seeke sweet safety outTo hug with swine, to seek sweet safety outKJ V.ii.142
In vaults and prisons, and to thrill and shake,In vaults and prisons, and to thrill and shakeKJ V.ii.143
Euen at the crying of your Nations crow,Even at the crying of your nation's crow,KJ V.ii.144
Thinking this voyce an armed Englishman.Thinking his voice an armed Englishman – KJ V.ii.145
Shall that victorious hand be feebled heere,Shall that victorious hand be feebled hereKJ V.ii.146
That in your Chambers gaue you chasticement?That in your chambers gave you chastisement?KJ V.ii.147
No: know the gallant Monarch is in Armes,No! Know the gallant monarch is in armsKJ V.ii.148
And like an Eagle, o're his ayerie towres,And like an eagle o'er his eyrie towersKJ V.ii.149
To sowsse annoyance that comes neere his Nest;To souse annoyance that comes near his nest.KJ V.ii.150
And you degenerate, you ingrate Reuolts,And you degenerate, you ingrate revolts,KJ V.ii.151
you bloudy Nero's, ripping vp the wombeYou bloody Neroes, ripping up the wombKJ V.ii.152
Of your deere Mother-England: blush for shame:Of your dear mother England, blush for shame!KJ V.ii.153
For your owne Ladies, and pale-visag'd Maides,For your own ladies and pale-visaged maids,KJ V.ii.154
Like Amazons, come tripping after drummes:Like Amazons, come tripping after drums,KJ V.ii.155
Their thimbles into armed Gantlets change,Their thimbles into armed gauntlets change,KJ V.ii.156
Their Needl's to Lances, and their gentle heartsTheir needles to lances, and their gentle heartsKJ V.ii.157
To fierce and bloody inclination.To fierce and bloody inclination.KJ V.ii.158
No, I will speake.No, I will speak.KJ V.ii.163.1
Indeede your drums being beaten, wil cry out;Indeed, your drums, being beaten, will cry out – KJ V.ii.166
And so shall you, being beaten: Do but startAnd so shall you, being beaten. Do but startKJ V.ii.167
An eccho with the clamor of thy drumme,An echo with the clamour of thy drum,KJ V.ii.168
And euen at hand, a drumme is readie brac'd,And even at hand a drum is ready bracedKJ V.ii.169
That shall reuerberate all, as lowd as thine.That shall reverberate all as loud as thine.KJ V.ii.170
Sound but another, and another shallSound but another, and another shall,KJ V.ii.171
(As lowd as thine) rattle the Welkins eare,As loud as thine, rattle the welkin's earKJ V.ii.172
And mocke the deepe mouth'd Thunder: for at handAnd mock the deep-mouthed thunder. For at hand – KJ V.ii.173
(Not trusting to this halting Legate heere,Not trusting to this halting legate here,KJ V.ii.174
Whom he hath vs'd rather for sport, then neede)Whom he hath used rather for sport than need – KJ V.ii.175
Is warlike Iohn: and in his fore-head sitsIs warlike John; and in his forehead sitsKJ V.ii.176
A bare-rib'd death, whose office is this dayA bare-ribbed death, whose office is this dayKJ V.ii.177
To feast vpon whole thousands of the French.To feast upon whole thousands of the French.KJ V.ii.178
And thou shalt finde it (Dolphin) do not doubtAnd thou shalt find it, Dauphin, do not doubt.KJ V.ii.180
Whose there? Speake hoa, speake quickely, or I shoote.Who's there? Speak, ho! Speak quickly, or I shoot.KJ V.vi.1
Of the part of England.Of the part of England.KJ V.vi.2.2
What's that to thee?What's that to thee?KJ V.vi.4.1
Hubert, I thinke.Hubert, I think.KJ V.vi.6.1
Who thou wiIt: and if thou pleaseWho thou wilt; and if thou please,KJ V.vi.9.2
Thou maist be-friend me so much, as to thinkeThou mayst befriend me so much as to thinkKJ V.vi.10
I come one way of the Plantagenets.I come one way of the Plantagenets.KJ V.vi.11
Come, come: sans complement, What newes abroad?Come, come! Sans compliment, what news abroad?KJ V.vi.16
Brcefe then: and what's the newes?Brief, then; and what's the news?KJ V.vi.18.2
Shew me the very wound of this ill newes,Show me the very wound of this ill news;KJ V.vi.21
I am no woman, Ile not swound at it.I am no woman, I'll not swound at it.KJ V.vi.22
How did he take it? Who did taste to him?How did he take it? Who did taste to him?KJ V.vi.28
Who didst thou leaue to tend his Maiesty?Who didst thou leave to tend his majesty?KJ V.vi.32
With-hold thine indignation, mighty heauen,Withhold thine indignation, mighty heaven,KJ V.vi.37
And tempt vs not to beare aboue our power.And tempt us not to bear above our power!KJ V.vi.38
Ile tell thee Hubert, halfe my power this nightI'll tell tree, Hubert, half my power this night,KJ V.vi.39
Passing these Flats, are taken by the Tide,Passing these flats, are taken by the tide – KJ V.vi.40
These Lincolne-Washes haue deuoured them,These Lincoln Washes have devoured them;KJ V.vi.41
My selfe, well mounted, hardly haue escap'd.Myself, well mounted, hardly have escaped.KJ V.vi.42
Away before: Conduct me to the king,Away before! Conduct me to the King;KJ V.vi.43
I doubt he will be dead, or ere I come. I doubt he will be dead or ere I come.KJ V.vi.44
Oh, I am scalded with my violent motionO, I am scalded with my violent motionKJ V.vii.49
And spleene of speede, to see your Maiesty.And spleen of speed to see your majesty!KJ V.vii.50
The Dolphin is preparing hither-ward,The Dauphin is preparing hitherward,KJ V.vii.59
Where heauen he knowes how we shall answer him.Where God He knows how we shall answer him!KJ V.vii.60
For in a night the best part of my powre,For in a night the best part of my power,KJ V.vii.61
As I vpon aduantage did remoue,As I upon advantage did remove,KJ V.vii.62
Were in the Washes all vnwarily,Were in the Washes all unwarilyKJ V.vii.63
Deuoured by the vnexpected flood.Devoured by the unexpected flood.KJ V.vii.64
Art thou gone so? I do but stay behinde,Art thou gone so? I do but stay behindKJ V.vii.70
To do the office for thee, of reuenge,To do the office for thee of revenge,KJ V.vii.71
And then my soule shall waite on thee to heauen,And then my soul shall wait on thee to heaven,KJ V.vii.72
As it on earth hath bene thy seruant still.As it on earth hath been thy servant still.KJ V.vii.73
Now, now you Starres, that moue in your right spheres,Now, now, you stars that move in your right spheres,KJ V.vii.74
Where be your powres? Shew now your mended faiths,Where be your powers? Show now your mended faiths,KJ V.vii.75
And instantly returne with me againe.And instantly return with me againKJ V.vii.76
To push destruction,and perpetuall shameTo push destruction and perpetual shameKJ V.vii.77
Out of the weake doore of our fainting Land:Out of the weak door of our fainting land.KJ V.vii.78
Straight let vs seeke, or straight we shall be sought,Straight let us seek, or straight we shall be sought;KJ V.vii.79
The Dolphine rages at our verie heeles.The Dauphin rages at our very heels.KJ V.vii.80
Hc will the rather do it, when he seesHe will the rather do it when he seesKJ V.vii.87
Our selues well sinew'd to our defence.Ourselves well sinewed to our defence.KJ V.vii.88
Let it be so, and you my noble Prince,Let it be so. And you, my noble prince,KJ V.vii.96
With other Princes that may best be spar'd,With other princes that may best be spared,KJ V.vii.97
Shall waite vpon your Fathers Funerall.Shall wait upon your father's funeral.KJ V.vii.98
Thither shall it then,Thither shall it then.KJ V.vii.100.2
And happily may your sweet selfe put onAnd happily may your sweet self put onKJ V.vii.101
The lineall state, and glorie of the Land,The lineal state and glory of the land!KJ V.vii.102
To whom with all submission on my knee,To whom, with all submission, on my knee,KJ V.vii.103
I do bequeath my faithfull seruicesI do bequeath my faithful servicesKJ V.vii.104
And true subiection euerlastingly.And true subjection everlastingly.KJ V.vii.105
Oh let vs pay the time: but needfull woe,O, let us pay the time but needful woe,KJ V.vii.110
Since it hath beene before hand with our greefes.Since it hath been beforehand with our griefs.KJ V.vii.111
This England neuer did, nor neuer shallThis England never did, nor never shall,KJ V.vii.112
Lye at the proud foote of a Conqueror,Lie at the proud foot of a conquerorKJ V.vii.113
But when it first did helpe to wound it selfe.But when it first did help to wound itself.KJ V.vii.114
Now, these her Princes are come home againe,Now these her princes are come home again,KJ V.vii.115
Come the three corners of the world in Armes,Come the three corners of the world in armsKJ V.vii.116
And we shall shocke them: Naught shall make vs rue,And we shall shock them! Naught shall make us rueKJ V.vii.117
If England to it selfe, do rest but true. If England to itself do rest but true!KJ V.vii.118
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