KING JOHN
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NOw say Chatillon, what would France with vs?Now, say, Chatillon, what would France with us?KJ I.i.1
Silence (good mother) heare the Embassie.Silence, good mother. Hear the embassy.KJ I.i.6
What followes if we disallow of this?What follows if we disallow of this?KJ I.i.16
Heere haue we war for war, & bloud for bloud,Here have we war for war and blood for blood,KJ I.i.19
Controlement for controlement: so answer France.Controlment for controlment. So answer France.KJ I.i.20
Beare mine to him, and so depart in peace,Bear mine to him, and so depart in peace.KJ I.i.23
Be thou as lightning in the eies of France;Be thou as lightning in the eyes of France;KJ I.i.24
For ere thou canst report, I will be there:For ere thou canst report I will be there,KJ I.i.25
The thunder of my Cannon shall be heard.The thunder of my cannon shall be heard.KJ I.i.26
So hence: be thou the trumpet of our wrath,So, hence! Be thou the trumpet of our wrathKJ I.i.27
And sullen presage of your owne decay:And sullen presage of your own decay.KJ I.i.28
An honourable conduct let him haue,An honourable conduct let him have.KJ I.i.29
Pembroke looke too't: farewell Chattillion.Pembroke, look to't. Farewell, Chatillon.KJ I.i.30
Our strong possession, and our right for vs.Our strong possession and our right for us.KJ I.i.39
Let them approach:Let them approach.KJ I.i.47
Our Abbies and our Priories shall payOur abbeys and our priories shall payKJ I.i.48
This expeditious charge:This expeditious charge.KJ I.i.49.1
what men are you?What men are you?KJ I.i.49.2
What art thou?What art thou?KJ I.i.55
Is that the elder, and art thou the heyre?Is that the elder, and art thou the heir?KJ I.i.57
You came not of one mother then it seemes.You came not of one mother then, it seems.KJ I.i.58
A good blunt fellow: why being yonger bornA good blunt fellow! Why, being younger born,KJ I.i.71
Doth he lay claime to thine inheritance?Doth he lay claim to thine inheritance?KJ I.i.72
Why what a mad-cap hath heauen lent vs here?Why, what a madcap hath heaven lent us here!KJ I.i.84
Mine eye hath well examined his parts,Mine eye hath well examined his partsKJ I.i.89
And findes them perfect Richard: sirra speake,And finds them perfect Richard. (to Robert Faulconbridge) Sirrah, speak.KJ I.i.90
What doth moue you to claime your brothers land.What doth move you to claim your brother's land?KJ I.i.91
Sirra, your brother is Legittimate,Sirrah, your brother is legitimate.KJ I.i.116
Your fathers wife did after wedlocke beare him:Your father's wife did after wedlock bear him,KJ I.i.117
And if she did play false, the fault was hers,And if she did play false, the fault was hers – KJ I.i.118
Which fault lyes on the hazards of all husbandsWhich fault lies on the hazards of all husbandsKJ I.i.119
That marry wiues: tell me, how if my brotherThat marry wives. Tell me, how if my brother,KJ I.i.120
Who as you say, tooke paines to get this sonne,Who, as you say, took pains to get this son,KJ I.i.121
Had of your father claim'd this sonne for his,Had of your father claimed this son for his?KJ I.i.122
Insooth, good friend, your father might haue keptIn sooth, good friend, your father might have keptKJ I.i.123
This Calfe, bred from his Cow from all the world:This calf, bred from his cow, from all the world;KJ I.i.124
Insooth he might: then if he were my brothers,In sooth he might. Then, if he were my brother's,KJ I.i.125
My brother might not claime him, nor your fatherMy brother might not claim him, nor your father,KJ I.i.126
Being none of his, refuse him: this concludes,Being none of his, refuse him. This concludes:KJ I.i.127
My mothers sonne did get your fathers heyre,My mother's son did get your father's heir;KJ I.i.128
Your fathers heyre must haue your fathers land.Your father's heir must have your father's land.KJ I.i.129
What is thy name?What is thy name?KJ I.i.157
From henceforth beare his name / Whose forme thou bearest:From henceforth bear his name whose form thou bearest:KJ I.i.160
Kneele thou downe Philip, but rise more great,Kneel thou down Philip, but rise more great – KJ I.i.161
Arise Sir Richard, and Plantagenet.Arise Sir Richard, and Plantagenet.KJ I.i.162
Goe, Faulconbridge, now hast thou thy desire,Go, Faulconbridge. Now hast thou thy desire;KJ I.i.176
A landlesse Knight, makes thee a landed Squire:A landless knight makes thee a landed squire.KJ I.i.177
Come Madam, and come Richard, we must speedCome, madam, and come, Richard, we must speedKJ I.i.178
For France, for France, for it is more then need.For France, for France, for it is more than need.KJ I.i.179
Peace be to France: If France in peace permitPeace be to France – if France in peace permitKJ II.i.84
Our iust and lineall entrance to our owne;Our just and lineal entrance to our own.KJ II.i.85
If not, bleede France, and peace ascend to heauen.If not, bleed France, and peace ascend to heaven,KJ II.i.86
Whiles we Gods wrathfull agent doe correctWhiles we, God's wrathful agent, do correctKJ II.i.87
Their proud contempt that beats his peace to heauen.Their proud contempt that beats His peace to heaven.KJ II.i.88
From whom hast thou this great commission France,From whom hast thou this great commission, France,KJ II.i.110
To draw my answer from thy Articles?To draw my answer from thy articles?KJ II.i.111
Alack thou dost vsurpe authoritie.Alack, thou dost usurp authority.KJ II.i.118
My life as soone: I doe defie thee France,My life as soon! I do defy thee, France.KJ II.i.155
Arthur of Britaine, yeeld thee to my hand,Arthur of Brittaine, yield thee to my hand,KJ II.i.156
And out of my deere loue Ile giue thee more,And out of my dear love I'll give thee moreKJ II.i.157
Then ere the coward hand of France can win;Than e'er the coward hand of France can win.KJ II.i.158
Submit thee boy.Submit thee, boy.KJ II.i.159.1
Bedlam haue done.Bedlam, have done!KJ II.i.183.1
England for it selfe:England, for itself.KJ II.i.202.2
You men of Angiers, and my louing subiects.You men of Angiers, and my loving subjects – KJ II.i.203
For our aduantage, therefore heare vs first:For our advantage; therefore hear us first.KJ II.i.206
These flagges of France that are aduanced heereThese flags of France, that are advanced hereKJ II.i.207
Before the eye and prospect of your Towne,Before the eye and prospect of your town,KJ II.i.208
Haue hither march'd to your endamagement.Have hither marched to your endamagement.KJ II.i.209
The Canons haue their bowels full of wrath,The cannons have their bowels full of wrath,KJ II.i.210
And ready mounted are they to spit forthAnd ready mounted are they to spit forthKJ II.i.211
Their Iron indignation 'gainst your walles:Their iron indignation 'gainst your walls.KJ II.i.212
All preparation for a bloody siedgeAll preparation for a bloody siegeKJ II.i.213
And merciles proceeding, by these French.And merciless proceeding by these FrenchKJ II.i.214
Comfort yours Citties eies, your winking gates:Confronts your city's eyes, your winking gates;KJ II.i.215
And but for our approch, those sleeping stones,And but for our approach those sleeping stones,KJ II.i.216
That as a waste doth girdle you aboutThat as a waist doth girdle you about,KJ II.i.217
By the compulsion of their Ordinance,By the compulsion of their ordinanceKJ II.i.218
By this time from their fixed beds of limeBy this time from their fixed beds of limeKJ II.i.219
Had bin dishabited, and wide hauocke madeHad been dishabited, and wide havoc madeKJ II.i.220
For bloody power to rush vppon your peace.For bloody power to rush upon your peace.KJ II.i.221
But on the sight of vs your lawfull King,But on the sight of us your lawful King,KJ II.i.222
Who painefully with much expedient marchWho painfully, with much expedient march,KJ II.i.223
Haue brought a counter-checke before your gates,Have brought a countercheck before your gates,KJ II.i.224
To saue vnscratch'd your Citties threatned cheekes:To save unscratched your city's threatened cheeks,KJ II.i.225
Behold the French amaz'd vouchsafe a parle,Behold, the French, amazed, vouchsafe a parle.KJ II.i.226
And now insteed of bulletts wrapt in fireAnd now, instead of bullets wrapped in fire,KJ II.i.227
To make a shaking feuer in your walles,To make a shaking fever in your walls,KJ II.i.228
They shoote but calme words, folded vp in smoake,They shoot but calm words folded up in smoke,KJ II.i.229
To make a faithlesse errour in your eares,To make a faithless error in your ears;KJ II.i.230
Which trust accordingly kinde Cittizens,Which trust accordingly, kind citizens,KJ II.i.231
And let vs in. Your King, whose labour'd spiritsAnd let us in – your King, whose laboured spirits,KJ II.i.232
Fore-wearied in this action of swift speede,Forwearied in this action of swift speed,KJ II.i.233
Craues harbourage within your Citie walIes.Crave harbourage within your city walls.KJ II.i.234
Acknowledge then the King, and let me in.Acknowledge then the King, and let me in.KJ II.i.269
Doth not the Crowne of England, prooue the King?Doth not the crown of England prove the King?KJ II.i.273
And if not that, I bring you WitnessesAnd if not that, I bring you witnesses,KJ II.i.274
Twice fifteene thousand hearts of Englands breed.Twice fifteen thousand hearts of England's breed – KJ II.i.275
To verifie our title with their liues. – To verify our title with their lives.KJ II.i.277
Then God forgiue the sinne of all those soules,Then God forgive the sin of all those soulsKJ II.i.283
That to their euerlasting residence,That to their everlasting residence,KJ II.i.284
Before the dew of euening fall, shall fleeteBefore the dew of evening fall, shall fleet,KJ II.i.285
In dreadfull triall of our kingdomes King.In dreadful trial of our kingdom's king.KJ II.i.286
Vp higher to the plaine, where we'l set forthUp higher to the plain, where we'll set forthKJ II.i.295
In best appointment all our Regiments.In best appointment all our regiments.KJ II.i.296
France, hast thou yet more blood to cast away?France, hast thou yet more blood to cast away?KJ II.i.334
Say, shall the currant of our right rome on,Say, shall the current of our right run on?KJ II.i.335
Whose passage vext with thy impediment,Whose passage, vexed with thy impediment,KJ II.i.336
Shall leaue his natiue channell, and ore-swellShall leave his native channel and o'er-swell,KJ II.i.337
With course disturb'd euen thy confining shores,With course disturbed, even thy confining shores,KJ II.i.338
Vnlesse thou let his siluer Water, keepeUnless thou let his silver water keepKJ II.i.339
A peacefull progresse to the Ocean.A peaceful progress to the ocean?KJ II.i.340
Whose party do the Townesmen yet admit?Whose party do the townsmen yet admit?KJ II.i.361
In Vs, that are our owne great Deputie,In us, that are our own great deputyKJ II.i.365
And beare possession of our Person heere,And bear possession of our person here,KJ II.i.366
Lord of our presence Angiers, and of you.Lord of our presence, Angiers, and of you.KJ II.i.367
Now by the sky that hangs aboue our heads,Now, by the sky that hangs above our heads,KJ II.i.397
I like it well. France, shall we knit our powres,I like it well! France, shall we knit our powersKJ II.i.398
And lay this Angiers euen with the ground,And lay this Angiers even with the ground,KJ II.i.399
Then after fight who shall be king of it?Then after fight who shall be king of it?KJ II.i.400
We from the West will send destructionWe from the west will send destructionKJ II.i.409
Into this Cities bosome.Into this city's bosom.KJ II.i.410
Speake on with fauour, we are bent to heare.Speak on with favour. We are bent to hear.KJ II.i.422
If that the Dolphin there thy Princely sonne,If that the Dauphin there, thy princely son,KJ II.i.484
Can in this booke of beautie read, I loue:Can in this book of beauty read ‘ I love,’KJ II.i.485
Her Dowrie shall weigh equall with a Queene:Her dowry shall weigh equal with a queen.KJ II.i.486
For Angiers, and faire Toraine Maine, Poyctiers,For Anjou and fair Touraine, Maine, Poitiers,KJ II.i.487
And all that we vpon this side the Sea,And all that we upon this side the sea – KJ II.i.488
(Except this Cittie now by vs besiedg'd)Except this city now by us besieged – KJ II.i.489
Finde liable to our Crowne and Dignitie,Find liable to our crown and dignity,KJ II.i.490
Shall gild her bridall bed and make her richShall gild her bridal bed and make her richKJ II.i.491
In titles, honors, and promotions,In titles, honours, and promotions,KJ II.i.492
As she in beautie, education, blood,As she in beauty, education, blood,KJ II.i.493
Holdes hand with any Princesse of the world.Holds hand with any princess of the world.KJ II.i.494
What saie these yong-ones? What say you my Neece?What say these young ones? What say you, my niece?KJ II.i.521
Speake then Prince Dolphin, can you loue this Ladie?Speak then, Prince Dauphin. Can you love this lady?KJ II.i.524
Then I doe giue Volquessen, Toraine, Maine,Then do I give Volquessen, Touraine, Maine,KJ II.i.527
Poyctiers and Aniow, these fiue ProuincesPoitiers and Anjou, these five provinces,KJ II.i.528
With her to thee, and this addition more,With her to thee; and this addition more,KJ II.i.529
Full thirty thousand Markes of English coyne:Full thirty thousand marks of English coin.KJ II.i.530
Phillip of France, if thou be pleas'd withall,Philip of France, if thou be pleased withal,KJ II.i.531
Command thy sonne and daughtet to ioyne hands.Command thy son and daughter to join hands.KJ II.i.532
We will heale vp all,We will heal up all,KJ II.i.550.2
For wee'l create yong Arthur Duke of BritaineFor we'll create young Arthur Duke of BrittaineKJ II.i.551
And Earle of Richmond, and this rich faire TowneAnd Earl of Richmond; and this rich fair townKJ II.i.552
We make him Lord of. Call the Lady Constance,We make him lord of. Call the Lady Constance;KJ II.i.553
Some speedy Messenger bid her repaireSome speedy messenger bid her repairKJ II.i.554
To our solemnity: I trust we shall,To our solemnity. I trust we shall,KJ II.i.555
(If not fill vp the measure of her will)If not fill up the measure of her will,KJ II.i.556
Yet in some measure satisfie her so,Yet in some measure satisfy her soKJ II.i.557
That we shall stop her exclamation,That we shall stop her exclamation.KJ II.i.558
Go we as well as hast will suffer vs,Go we as well as haste will suffer usKJ II.i.559
To this vnlook'd for vnprepared pompe. To this unlooked for, unprepared pomp.KJ II.i.560
We like not this, thou dost forget thy selfe.We like not this; thou dost forget thyself.KJ III.i.134
What earthie name to InterrogatoriesWhat earthy name to interrogatoriesKJ III.i.147
Can tast the free breath of a sacred King?Can task the free breath of a sacred king?KJ III.i.148
Thou canst not (Cardinall) deuise a nameThou canst not, Cardinal, devise a nameKJ III.i.149
So slight, vnworthy, and ridiculousSo slight, unworthy, and ridiculous,KJ III.i.150
To charge me to an answere, as the Pope:To charge me to an answer, as the Pope.KJ III.i.151
Tell him this tale, and from the mouth of England,Tell him this tale, and from the mouth of EnglandKJ III.i.152
Adde thus much more, that no Italian PriestAdd thus much more: that no Italian priestKJ III.i.153
Shall tythe or toll in our dominions:Shall tithe or toll in our dominions;KJ III.i.154
But as we, vnder heauen, are supreame head,But as we, under God, are supreme head,KJ III.i.155
So vnder him that great supremacySo, under Him, that great supremacyKJ III.i.156
Where we doe reigne, we will alone vpholdWhere we do reign we will alone uphold,KJ III.i.157
Without th'assistance of a mortall hand:Without th' assistance of a mortal hand.KJ III.i.158
So tell the Pope, all reuerence set apartSo tell the Pope, all reverence set apartKJ III.i.159
To him and his vsurp'd authoritie.To him and his usurped authority.KJ III.i.160
Though you, and all the Kings of ChristendomThough you, and all the kings of Christendom,KJ III.i.162
Are led so grossely by this medling Priest,Are led so grossly by this meddling priest,KJ III.i.163
Dreading the curse that money may buy out,Dreading the curse that money may buy out,KJ III.i.164
And by the merit of vilde gold, drosse, dust,And by the merit of vile gold, dross, dust,KJ III.i.165
Purchase corrupted pardon of a man,Purchase corrupted pardon of a man,KJ III.i.166
Who in that sale sels pardon from himselfe:Who in that sale sells pardon from himself – KJ III.i.167
Though you, and al the rest so grossely led,Though you and all the rest, so grossly led,KJ III.i.168
This iugling witchcraft with reuennue cherish,This juggling witchcraft with revenue cherish,KJ III.i.169
Yet I alone, alone doe me opposeYet I alone, alone do me opposeKJ III.i.170
Against the Pope, and count his friends my foes.Against the Pope, and count his friends my foes.KJ III.i.171
Philip, what saist thou to the Cardinall?Philip, what sayst thou to the Cardinal?KJ III.i.202
The king is moud, and answers not to this.The King is moved, and answers not to this.KJ III.i.217
France, yu shalt rue this houre within this houre.France, thou shalt rue this hour within this hour.KJ III.i.323
Cosen, goe draw our puisance together,Cousin, go draw our puissance together.KJ III.i.339
France, I am burn'd vp with inflaming wrath,France, I am burned up with inflaming wrath – KJ III.i.340
A rage, whose heat hath this condition;A rage whose heat hath this condition,KJ III.i.341
That nothing can allay, nothing but blood,That nothing can allay, nothing but blood,KJ III.i.342
The blood and deerest valued bloud of France.The blood, and dearest-valued blood, of France.KJ III.i.343
No more then he that threats. To Arms le'ts hie.No more than he that threats. To arms let's hie!KJ III.i.347
Hubert, keepe this boy: Philip make vp,Hubert, keep this boy. Philip, make up!KJ III.ii.5
My Mother is assayled in our Tent,My mother is assailed in our tent,KJ III.ii.6
And tane I feare.And ta'en, I fear.KJ III.ii.7.1
So shall it be: your Grace shall stay behindeSo shall it be – your grace shall stay behind,KJ III.iii.1
So strongly guarded: Cosen, looke not sad,So strongly guarded. (to Arthur) Cousin, look not sad!KJ III.iii.2
Thy Grandame loues thee, and thy Vnkle willThy grandam loves thee, and thy uncle willKJ III.iii.3
As deere be to thee, as thy father was.As dear be to thee as thy father was.KJ III.iii.4
Cosen away for England, haste before,Cousin, away for England! Haste before,KJ III.iii.6
And ere our comming see thou shake the bagsAnd ere our coming see thou shake the bagsKJ III.iii.7
Of hoording Abbots, imprisoned angellsOf hoarding abbots; imprisoned angelsKJ III.iii.8
Set at libertie: the fat ribs of peaceSet at liberty. The fat ribs of peaceKJ III.iii.9
Must by the hungry now be fed vpon:Must by the hungry now be fed upon.KJ III.iii.10
Vse our Commission in his vtmost force.Use our commission in his utmost force.KJ III.iii.11
Coz, farewell.Coz, farewell.KJ III.iii.17.2
Come hether Hubert. O my gentle Hubert,Come hither, Hubert. O my gentle Hubert,KJ III.iii.19
We owe thee much: within this wall of fleshWe owe thee much! Within this wall of fleshKJ III.iii.20
There is a soule counts thee her Creditor,There is a soul counts thee her creditor,KJ III.iii.21
And with aduantage meanes to pay thy loue:And with advantage means to pay thy love;KJ III.iii.22
And my good friend, thy voluntary oathAnd, my good friend, thy voluntary oathKJ III.iii.23
Liues in this bosome, deerely cherished.Lives in this bosom, dearly cherished.KJ III.iii.24
Giue me thy hand, I had a thing to say,Give me thy hand. I had a thing to say,KJ III.iii.25
But I will fit it with some better tune.But I will fit it with some better tune.KJ III.iii.26
By heauen Hubert, I am almost asham'dBy heaven, Hubert, I am almost ashamedKJ III.iii.27
To say what good respect I haue of thee.To say what good respect I have of thee.KJ III.iii.28
Good friend, thou hast no cause to say so yet,Good friend, thou hast no cause to say so yet,KJ III.iii.30
But thou shalt haue: and creepe time nere so slow,But thou shalt have; and creep time ne'er so slow,KJ III.iii.31
Yet it shall come, for me to doe thee good.Yet it shall come for me to do thee good.KJ III.iii.32
I had a thing to say, but let it goe:I had a thing to say – but let it go.KJ III.iii.33
The Sunne is in the heauen, and the proud day,The sun is in the heaven, and the proud day,KJ III.iii.34
Attended with the pleasures of the world,Attended with the pleasures of the world,KJ III.iii.35
Is all too wanton, and too full of gawdesIs all too wanton and too full of gaudsKJ III.iii.36
To giue me audience: If the mid-night bellTo give me audience. If the midnight bellKJ III.iii.37
Did with his yron tongue, and brazen mouthDid with his iron tongue and brazen mouthKJ III.iii.38
Sound on into the drowzie race of night:Sound on into the drowsy race of night;KJ III.iii.39
If this same were a Church-yard where we stand,If this same were a churchyard where we stand,KJ III.iii.40
And thou possessed with a thousand wrongs:And thou possessed with a thousand wrongs;KJ III.iii.41
Or if that surly spirit melancholyOr if that surly spirit, melancholy,KJ III.iii.42
Had bak'd thy bloud, and made it heauy, thicke,Had baked thy blood, and made it heavy, thick,KJ III.iii.43
Which else runnes tickling vp and downe the veines,Which else runs tickling up and down the veins,KJ III.iii.44
Making that idiot laughter keepe mens eyes,Making that idiot, laughter, keep men's eyesKJ III.iii.45
And straine their cheekes to idle merriment,And strain their cheeks to idle merriment,KJ III.iii.46
A passion hatefull to my purposes:A passion hateful to my purposes;KJ III.iii.47
Or if that thou couldst see me without eyes,Or if that thou couldst see me without eyes,KJ III.iii.48
Heare me without thine eares, and make replyHear me without thine ears, and make replyKJ III.iii.49
Without a tongue, vsing conceit alone,Without a tongue, using conceit alone,KJ III.iii.50
Without eyes, eares, and harmefull sound of words:Without eyes, ears, and harmful sound of words;KJ III.iii.51
Then, in despight of brooded watchfull day,Then, in despite of brooded watchful day,KJ III.iii.52
I would into thy bosome poure my thoughts:I would into thy bosom pour my thoughts.KJ III.iii.53
But (ah) I will not, yet I loue thee well,But, ah, I will not. Yet I love thee well,KJ III.iii.54
And by my troth I thinke thou lou'st me well.And, by my troth, I think thou lovest me well.KJ III.iii.55
Doe not I know thou wouldst?Do not I know thou wouldst?KJ III.iii.58.2
Good Hubert, Hubert, Hubert throw thine eyeGood Hubert! Hubert, Hubert, throw thine eyeKJ III.iii.59
On yon young boy: Ile tell thee what my friend,On yon young boy. I'll tell thee what, my friend,KJ III.iii.60
He is a very serpent in my way,He is a very serpent in my way,KJ III.iii.61
And wheresoere this foot of mine doth tread,And whereso'er this foot of mine doth treadKJ III.iii.62
He lies before me: dost thou vnderstand me?He lies before me. Dost thou understand me?KJ III.iii.63
Thou art his keeper.Thou art his keeper.KJ III.iii.64.1
Death.Death.KJ III.iii.66.1
A Graue.A grave.KJ III.iii.66.3
Enough.Enough.KJ III.iii.66.5
I could be merry now, Hubert, I loue thee.I could be merry now. Hubert, I love thee.KJ III.iii.67
Well, Ile not say what I intend for thee:Well, I'll not say what I intend for thee.KJ III.iii.68
Remember: Madam, Fare you well,Remember. Madam, fare you well.KJ III.iii.69
Ile send those powers o're to your Maiesty.I'll send those powers o'er to your majesty.KJ III.iii.70
For England Cosen, goe.For England, cousin, go.KJ III.iii.71.2
Hubert shall be your man, attend on youHubert shall be your man, attend on youKJ III.iii.72
With al true duetie: On toward Callice, hoa.With all true duty. On toward Calais, ho!KJ III.iii.73
Heere once againe we sit: once against crown'dHere once again we sit, once again crowned,KJ IV.ii.1
And look'd vpon, I hope, with chearefull eyes.And looked upon, I hope, with cheerful eyes.KJ IV.ii.2
Some reasons of this double CorronationSome reasons of this double coronationKJ IV.ii.40
I haue possest you with, and thinke them strong.I have possessed you with, and think them strong;KJ IV.ii.41
And more, more strong, then lesser is my feareAnd more, more strong, when lesser is my fear,KJ IV.ii.42
I shall indue you with: Meane time, but askeI shall indue you with. Meantime but askKJ IV.ii.43
What you would haue reform'd. that is not well,What you would have reformed that is not well,KJ IV.ii.44
And well shall you perceiue, how willinglyAnd well shall you perceive how willinglyKJ IV.ii.45
I will both heare, and grant you your requests.I will both hear and grant you your requests.KJ IV.ii.46
Let it be so: I do commit his youthLet it be so. I do commit his youthKJ IV.ii.67
To your direction: Hubert, what newes with you?To your direction. Hubert, what news with you?KJ IV.ii.68
We cannot hold mortalities strong hand.We cannot hold mortality's strong hand.KJ IV.ii.82
Good Lords, although my will to giue, is liuing,Good lords, although my will to give is living,KJ IV.ii.83
The suite which you demand is gone, and dead.The suit which you demand is gone and dead.KJ IV.ii.84
He tels vs Arthur is deceas'd to night.He tells us Arthur is deceased tonight.KJ IV.ii.85
Why do you bend such solemne browes on me?Why do you bend such solemn brows on me?KJ IV.ii.90
Thinke you I beare the Sheeres of destiny?Think you I bear the shears of destiny?KJ IV.ii.91
Haue I commandement on the pulse of life?Have I commandment on the pulse of life?KJ IV.ii.92
They burn in indignation: I repent: They burn in indignation. I repent.KJ IV.ii.103
There is no sure foundation set on blood:There is no sure foundation set on blood,KJ IV.ii.104
No certaine life atchieu'd by others death:No certain life achieved by others' death.KJ IV.ii.105
A fearefull eye thou hast. Where is that blood,A fearful eye thou hast. Where is that bloodKJ IV.ii.106
That I haue seene inhabite in those cheekes?That I have seen inhabit in those cheeks?KJ IV.ii.107
So foule a skie, cleeres not without a storme,So foul a sky clears not without a storm;KJ IV.ii.108
Poure downe thy weather: how goes all in France?Pour down thy weather – how goes all in France?KJ IV.ii.109
Oh where hath our Intelligence bin drunke?O, where hath our intelligence been drunk?KJ IV.ii.116
Where hath it slept? Where is my Mothers care?Where hath it slept? Where is my mother's care,KJ IV.ii.117
That such an Army could be drawne in France,That such an army could be drawn in FranceKJ IV.ii.118
And she not heare of it?And she not hear of it?KJ IV.ii.119.1
With-hold thy speed, dreadfull Occasion:Withhold thy speed, dreadful occasion!KJ IV.ii.125
O make a league with me, 'till I haue pleas'dO, make a league with me till I have pleasedKJ IV.ii.126
My discontented Peeres. What? Mother dead?My discontented peers. What! Mother dead?KJ IV.ii.127
How wildely then walkes my Estate in France?How wildly then walks my estate in France!KJ IV.ii.128
Vnder whose conduct came those powres of France,Under whose conduct came those powers of FranceKJ IV.ii.129
That thou for truth giu'st out are landed heere?That thou for truth givest out are landed here?KJ IV.ii.130
Thou hast made me giddyThou hast made me giddyKJ IV.ii.131.2
With these ill tydings: Now? What sayes the worldWith these ill tidings. (to the Bastard) Now, what says the worldKJ IV.ii.132
To your proceedings? Do not seeke to stuffeTo your proceedings? Do not seek to stuffKJ IV.ii.133
My head with more ill newes: for it is full.My head with more ill news, for it is full.KJ IV.ii.134
Beare with me Cosen, for I was amaz'dBear with me, cousin, for I was amazedKJ IV.ii.137
Vnder the tide; but now I breath againeUnder the tide; but now I breathe againKJ IV.ii.138
Aloft the flood, and can giue audienceAloft the flood, and can give audienceKJ IV.ii.139
To any tongue, speake it of what it will.To any tongue, speak it of what it will.KJ IV.ii.140
Thou idle Dreamer, wherefore didst thou so?Thou idle dreamer, wherefore didst thou so?KJ IV.ii.153
Hubert, away with him: imprison him,Hubert, away with him! Imprison him;KJ IV.ii.155
And on that day at noone, whereon he sayesAnd on that day at noon whereon he saysKJ IV.ii.156
I shall yeeld vp my Crowne, let him be hang'd.I shall yield up my crown, let him be hanged.KJ IV.ii.157
Deliuer him to safety, and returne,Deliver him to safety and return,KJ IV.ii.158
For I must vse thee.For I must use thee.KJ IV.ii.159.1
O my gentle Cosen,O my gentle cousin,KJ IV.ii.159.2
Hear'st thou the newes abroad, who are arriu'd?Hearest thou the news abroad, who are arrived?KJ IV.ii.160
Gentle kinsman, goGentle kinsman, go,KJ IV.ii.166.2
And thrust thy selfe into their Companies,And thrust thyself into their companies.KJ IV.ii.167
I haue a way to winne their loues againe:I have a way to win their loves again;KJ IV.ii.168
Bring them before me.Bring them before me.KJ IV.ii.169.1
Nay, but make haste: the better foote before.Nay, but make haste! The better foot before!KJ IV.ii.170
O, let me haue no subiect enemies,O, let me have no subject enemies,KJ IV.ii.171
When aduerse Forreyners affright my TownesWhen adverse foreigners affright my townsKJ IV.ii.172
With dreadfull pompe of stout inuasion.With dreadful pomp of stout invasion.KJ IV.ii.173
Be Mercurie, set feathers to thy heeles,Be Mercury, set feathers to thy heels,KJ IV.ii.174
And flye (like thought) from them, to me againe.And fly like thought from them to me again.KJ IV.ii.175
Spoke like a sprightfull Noble Gentleman.Spoke like a sprightful noble gentleman!KJ IV.ii.177
Go after him: for he perhaps shall needeGo after him; for he perhaps shall needKJ IV.ii.178
Some Messenger betwixt me, and the Peeres,Some messenger betwixt me and the peers;KJ IV.ii.179
And be thou hee.And be thou he.KJ IV.ii.180.1
My mother dead?My mother dead!KJ IV.ii.181
Fiue Moones?Five moons?KJ IV.ii.185.1
Why seek'st thou to possesse me with these feares?Why seekest thou to possess me with these fears?KJ IV.ii.203
Why vrgest thou so oft yong Arthurs death?Why urgest thou so oft young Arthur's death?KJ IV.ii.204
Thy hand hath murdred him: I had a mighty causeThy hand hath murdered him: I had a mighty causeKJ IV.ii.205
To wish him dead, but thou hadst none to kill him.To wish him dead, but thou hadst none to kill him.KJ IV.ii.206
It is the curse of Kings, to be attendedIt is the curse of kings to be attendedKJ IV.ii.208
By slaues, that take their humors for a warrant,By slaves that take their humours for a warrantKJ IV.ii.209
To breake within the bloody house of life,To break within the bloody house of life,KJ IV.ii.210
And on the winking of AuthoritieAnd on the winking of authorityKJ IV.ii.211
To vnderstand a Law; to know the meaningTo understand a law, to know the meaningKJ IV.ii.212
Of dangerous Maiesty, when perchance it frownesOf dangerous majesty, when perchance it frownsKJ IV.ii.213
More vpon humor, then aduis'd respect.More upon humour than advised respect.KJ IV.ii.214
Oh, when the last accompt twixt heauen & earthO, when the last account 'twixt heaven and earthKJ IV.ii.216
Is to be made, then shall this hand and SealeIs to be made, then shall this hand and sealKJ IV.ii.217
Witnesse against vs to damnation.Witness against us to damnation!KJ IV.ii.218
How oft the sight of meanes to do ill deeds,How oft the sight of means to do ill deedsKJ IV.ii.219
Make deeds ill done? Had'st not thou beene by,Make deeds ill done! Hadst not thou been by,KJ IV.ii.220
A fellow by the hand of Nature mark'd,A fellow by the hand of nature marked,KJ IV.ii.221
Quoted, and sign'd to do a deede of shame,Quoted, and signed to do a deed of shame,KJ IV.ii.222
This murther had not come into my minde.This murder had not come into my mind.KJ IV.ii.223
But taking note of thy abhorr'd Aspect,But taking note of thy abhorred aspect,KJ IV.ii.224
Finding thee fit for bloody villanie:Finding thee fit for bloody villainy,KJ IV.ii.225
Apt, liable to be employ'd in danger,Apt, liable to be employed in danger,KJ IV.ii.226
I faintly broke with thee of Arthurs death:I faintly broke with thee of Arthur's death;KJ IV.ii.227
And thou, to be endeered to a King,And thou, to be endeared to a king,KJ IV.ii.228
Made it no conscience to destroy a Prince.Made it no conscience to destroy a prince.KJ IV.ii.229
Had'st thou but shooke thy head, or made a pauseHadst thou but shook thy head or made a pauseKJ IV.ii.231
When I spake darkely, what I purposed:When I spake darkly what I purposed,KJ IV.ii.232
Or turn'd an eye of doubt vpon my face;Or turned an eye of doubt upon my face,KJ IV.ii.233
As bid me tell my tale in expresse words:As bid me tell my tale in express words,KJ IV.ii.234
Deepe shame had struck me dumbe, made me break off,Deep shame had struck me dumb, made me break off,KJ IV.ii.235
And those thy feares, might haue wrought feares in me.And those thy fears might have wrought fears in me.KJ IV.ii.236
But, thou didst vnderstand me by my signes,But thou didst understand me by my signsKJ IV.ii.237
And didst in signes againe parley with sinne,And didst in signs again parley with sin;KJ IV.ii.238
Yea, without stop, didst let thy heart consent,Yea, without stop, didst let thy heart consent,KJ IV.ii.239
And consequently, thy rude hand to acteAnd consequently thy rude hand to actKJ IV.ii.240
The deed, which both our tongues held vilde to name.The deed which both our tongues held vile to name.KJ IV.ii.241
Out of my sight, and neuer see me more:Out of my sight, and never see me more!KJ IV.ii.242
My Nobles leaue me, and my State is braued,My nobles leave me; and my state is braved,KJ IV.ii.243
Euen at my gates, with rankes of forraigne powres;Even at my gates, with ranks of foreign powers;KJ IV.ii.244
Nay, in the body of this fleshly Land,Nay, in the body of this fleshly land,KJ IV.ii.245
This kingdome, this Confine of blood, and breatheThis kingdom, this confine of blood and breath,KJ IV.ii.246
Hostilitie, and ciuill tumult reignesHostility and civil tumult reignsKJ IV.ii.247
Betweene my conscience, and my Cosins death.Between my conscience and my cousin's death.KJ IV.ii.248
Doth Arthur liue? O hast thee to the Peeres,Doth Arthur live? O, haste thee to the peers!KJ IV.ii.260
Throw this report on their incensed rage,Throw this report on their incensed rageKJ IV.ii.261
And make them tame to their obedience.And make them tame to their obedience.KJ IV.ii.262
Forgiue the Comment that my passion madeForgive the comment that my passion madeKJ IV.ii.263
Vpon thy feature, for my rage was blinde,Upon thy feature; for my rage was blind,KJ IV.ii.264
And foule immaginarie eyes of bloodAnd foul imaginary eyes of bloodKJ IV.ii.265
Presented thee more hideous then thou art.Presented thee more hideous than thou art.KJ IV.ii.266
Oh, answer not; but to my Closset bringO, answer not, but to my closet bringKJ IV.ii.267
The angry Lords, with all expedient hast,The angry lords with all expedient haste.KJ IV.ii.268
I coniure thee but slowly: run more fast. I conjure thee but slowly – run more fast!KJ IV.ii.269
Thus haue I yeelded vp into your handThus have I yielded up into your handKJ V.i.1
The Circle of my glory.The circle of my glory.KJ V.i.2.1
Now keep your holy word,go meet the French,Now keep your holy word. Go meet the French,KJ V.i.5
And from his holinesse vse all your powerAnd from his holiness use all your powerKJ V.i.6
To stop their marches 'fore we are enflam'd:To stop their marches 'fore we are inflamed.KJ V.i.7
Our discontented Counties doe reuolt:Our discontented counties do revolt;KJ V.i.8
Our people quarrell with obedience,Our people quarrel with obedience,KJ V.i.9
Swearing Allegiance, and the loue of souleSwearing allegiance and the love of soulKJ V.i.10
To stranger-bloud, to forren Royalty;To stranger blood, to foreign royalty.KJ V.i.11
This inundation of mistempred humor,This inundation of mistempered humourKJ V.i.12
Rests by you onely to be qualified.Rests by you only to be qualified.KJ V.i.13
Then pause not: for the present time's so sicke,Then pause not, for the present time's so sick,KJ V.i.14
That present medcine must be ministred,That present medicine must be ministered,KJ V.i.15
Or ouerthrow incureable ensues.Or overthrow incurable ensues.KJ V.i.16
Is this Ascension day? did not the ProphetIs this Ascension Day? Did not the prophetKJ V.i.25
Say, that before Ascension day at noone,Say that before Ascension Day at noonKJ V.i.26
My Crowne I should giue off? euen so I haue:My crown I should give off? Even so I have!KJ V.i.27
I did suppose it should be on constraint,I did suppose it should be on constraint,KJ V.i.28
But (heau'n be thank'd) it is but voluntary.But, heaven be thanked, it is but voluntary.KJ V.i.29
Would not my Lords returne to me againeWould not my lords return to me againKJ V.i.37
After they heard yong Arthur was aliue?After they heard young Arthur was alive?KJ V.i.38
That villaine Hubert told me he did liue.That villain Hubert told me he did live.KJ V.i.42
The Legat of the Pope hath beene with mee,The legate of the Pope hath been with me,KJ V.i.62
And I haue made a happy peace with him,And I have made a happy peace with him;KJ V.i.63
And he hath promis'd to dismisse the PowersAnd he hath promised to dismiss the powersKJ V.i.64
Led by the Dolphin.Led by the Dauphin.KJ V.i.65.1
Haue thou the ordering of this present time.Have thou the ordering of this present time.KJ V.i.77
How goes the day with vs? oh tell me Hubert.How goes the day with us? O, tell me, Hubert.KJ V.iii.1
This Feauer that hath troubled me so long,This fever that hath troubled me so longKJ V.iii.3
Lyes heauie on me: oh, my heart is sicke.Lies heavy on me. O, my heart is sick!KJ V.iii.4
Tell him toward Swinsted, to the Abbey there.Tell him, toward Swinstead, to the abbey there.KJ V.iii.8
Aye me, this tyrant Feauer burnes mee vp,Ay me! This tyrant fever burns me up,KJ V.iii.14
And will not let me welcome this good newes.And will not let me welcome this good news.KJ V.iii.15
Set on toward Swinsted: to my Litter straight,Set on toward Swinstead. To my litter straight;KJ V.iii.16
Weaknesse possesseth me, and I am faint. Weakness possesseth me, and I am faint.KJ V.iii.17
I marrie, now my soule hath elbow roome,Ay, marry, now my soul hath elbow-room;KJ V.vii.28
It would not out at windowes, nor at doores,It would not out at windows nor at doors.KJ V.vii.29
There is so hot a summer in my bosome,There is so hot a summer in my bosom,KJ V.vii.30
That all my bowels crumble vp to dust:That all my bowels crumble up to dust.KJ V.vii.31
I am a scribled forme drawne with a penI am a scribbled form, drawn with a penKJ V.vii.32
Vpon a Parchment, and against this fireUpon a parchment, and against this fireKJ V.vii.33
Do I shrinke vp.Do I shrink up.KJ V.vii.34.1
Poyson'd, ill fare: dead, forsooke, cast off,Poisoned – ill fare! Dead, forsook, cast off;KJ V.vii.35
And none of you will bid the winter comeAnd none of you will bid the winter comeKJ V.vii.36
To thrust his ycie fingers in my maw;To thrust his icy fingers in my maw,KJ V.vii.37
Nor let my kingdomes Riuers take their courseNor let my kingdom's rivers take their courseKJ V.vii.38
Through my burn'd bosome: nor intreat the NorthThrough my burned bosom, nor entreat the northKJ V.vii.39
To make his bleake windes kisse my parched lips,To make his bleak winds kiss my parched lipsKJ V.vii.40
And comfort me with cold. I do not aske you much,And comfort me with cold. I do not ask you much – KJ V.vii.41
I begge cold comfort: and you are so straightI beg cold comfort; and you are so straitKJ V.vii.42
And so ingratefull, you deny me that.And so ingrateful you deny me that.KJ V.vii.43
The salt in them is hot.The salt in them is hot.KJ V.vii.45.2
Within me is a hell, and there the poysonWithin me is a hell, and there the poisonKJ V.vii.46
Is, as a fiend, confin'd to tyrannize,Is as a fiend confined to tyrannizeKJ V.vii.47
On vnrepreeuable condemned blood.On unreprievable, condemned blood.KJ V.vii.48
Oh Cozen, thou art come to set mine eye:O cousin, thou art come to set mine eye!KJ V.vii.51
The tackle of my heart, is crack'd and burnt,The tackle of my heart is cracked and burnt,KJ V.vii.52
And all the shrowds wherewith my life should saile,And all the shrouds wherewith my life should sailKJ V.vii.53
Are turned to one thred, one little haire:Are turned to one thread, one little hair;KJ V.vii.54
My heart hath one poore string to stay it by,My heart hath one poor string to stay it by,KJ V.vii.55
Which holds but till thy newes be vttered,Which holds but till thy news be uttered;KJ V.vii.56
And then all this thou seest, is but a clod,And then all this thou seest is but a clodKJ V.vii.57
And module of confounded royalty.And module of confounded royalty.KJ V.vii.58
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