QUEEN ELEANOR
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A strange beginning: borrowed Maiesty?A strange beginning – ‘ borrowed majesty ’!KJ I.i.5
What now my sonne, haue I not euer saidWhat now, my son? Have I not ever saidKJ I.i.31
How that ambitious Constance would not ceaseHow that ambitious Constance would not ceaseKJ I.i.32
Till she had kindled France and all the world,Till she had kindled France and all the worldKJ I.i.33
Vpon the right and party ofher sonne.Upon the right and party of her son?KJ I.i.34
This might haue beene preuented, and made wholeThis might have been prevented and made wholeKJ I.i.35
With very easie arguments of loue,With very easy arguments of love,KJ I.i.36
Which now the mannage of two kingdomes mustWhich now the manage of two kingdoms mustKJ I.i.37
With fearefull bloudy issue arbitrate.With fearful bloody issue arbitrate.KJ I.i.38
Your strong possessiõ much more then your right,Your strong possession much more than your right,KJ I.i.40
Or else it must go wrong with you and me,Or else it must go wrong with you and me.KJ I.i.41
So much my conscience whispers in your eare,So much my conscience whispers in your ear,KJ I.i.42
Which none but heauen, and you, and I, shall heare.Which none but heaven, and you and I, shall hear.KJ I.i.43
Out on thee rude man, yu dost shame thy mother,Out on thee, rude man! Thou dost shame thy mother,KJ I.i.64
And wound her honor with this diffidence.And wound her honour, with this diffidence.KJ I.i.65
He hath a tricke of Cordelions face,He hath a trick of Coeur-de-lion's face;KJ I.i.85
The accent of his tongue affecteth him:The accent of his tongue affecteth him.KJ I.i.86
Doe you not read some tokens of my sonneDo you not read some tokens of my sonKJ I.i.87
In the large composition of this man?In the large composition of this man?KJ I.i.88
Whether hadst thou rather be a Faulconbridge,Whether hadst thou rather be: a Faulconbridge,KJ I.i.134
And like thy brother to enioy thy land:And like thy brother, to enjoy thy land;KJ I.i.135
Or the reputed sonne of Cordelion,Or the reputed son of Coeur-de-lion,KJ I.i.136
Lord of thy presence, and no land beside.Lord of thy presence, and no land beside?KJ I.i.137
I like thee well: wilt thou forsake thy fortune,I like thee well. Wilt thou forsake thy fortune,KJ I.i.148
Bequeath thy land to him, and follow me?Bequeath thy land to him, and follow me?KJ I.i.149
I am a Souldier, and now bound to France.I am a soldier and now bound to France.KJ I.i.150
Nay, I would haue you go before me thither.Nay, I would have you go before me thither.KJ I.i.155
The very spirit of Plantaginet:The very spirit of Plantagenet!KJ I.i.167
I am thy grandame Richard, call me so.I am thy grandam, Richard. Call me so.KJ I.i.168
Who is it thou dost call vsurper France?Who is it thou dost call usurper, France?KJ II.i.120
Out insolent, thy bastard shall be King,Out, insolent! Thy bastard shall be kingKJ II.i.122
That thou maist be a Queen, and checke the world.That thou mayst be a queen and check the world.KJ II.i.123
Theres a good mother boy, that blots thy fatherThere's a good mother, boy, that blots thy father.KJ II.i.132
Come to thy grandame child.Come to thy grandam, child.KJ II.i.159.2
His mother shames him so, poore boy hee weepes.His mother shames him so, poor boy, he weeps.KJ II.i.166
Thou monstrous slanderer of heauen and earth.Thou monstrous slanderer of heaven and earth!KJ II.i.173
Thou vnaduised scold, I can produceThou unadvised scold, I can produceKJ II.i.191
A Will, that barres the title of thy sonne.A will that bars the title of thy son.KJ II.i.192
Son, list to this coniunction, make this matchSon, list to this conjunction, make this match;KJ II.i.468
Giue with our Neece a dowrie large enough,Give with our niece a dowry large enough.KJ II.i.469
For by this knot, thou shalt so surely tyeFor by this knot thou shalt so surely tieKJ II.i.470
Thy now vnsurd assurance to the Crowne,Thy now unsured assurance to the crownKJ II.i.471
That yon greene boy shall haue no Sunne to ripeThat yon green boy shall have no sun to ripeKJ II.i.472
The bloome that promiseth a mightie fruite.The bloom that promiseth a mighty fruit.KJ II.i.473
I see a yeelding in the lookes of France:I see a yielding in the looks of France;KJ II.i.474
Marke how they whisper, vrge them while their soulesMark, how they whisper. Urge them while their soulsKJ II.i.475
Are capeable of this ambition,Are capable of this ambition,KJ II.i.476
Least zeale now melted by the windie breathLest zeal, now melted by the windy breathKJ II.i.477
Of soft petitions, pittie and remorse,Of soft petitions, pity, and remorse,KJ II.i.478
Coole and congeale againe to what it was.Cool and congeal again to what it was.KJ II.i.479
Look'st thou pale France? do not let go thy hand.Lookest thou pale, France? Do not let go thy hand.KJ III.i.195
O foule reuolt of French inconstancy.O foul revolt of French inconstancy!KJ III.i.322
Farewell gentle Cosen.Farewell, gentle cousin.KJ III.iii.17.1
Come hether little kinsman, harke, a worde.Come hither, little kinsman. Hark, a word.KJ III.iii.18
My blessing goe with thee.My blessing go with thee.KJ III.iii.71.1
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