KING HENRY
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Can no man tell of my vnthriftie Sonne?Can no man tell me of my unthrifty son?R2 V.iii.1
'Tis full three monthes since I did see him last.'Tis full three months since I did see him last.R2 V.iii.2
If any plague hang ouer vs, 'tis he,If any plague hang over us, 'tis he.R2 V.iii.3
I would to heauen (my Lords) he might be found:I would to God, my lords, he might be found.R2 V.iii.4
Enquire at London, 'mongst the Tauernes there:Inquire at London 'mongst the taverns there;R2 V.iii.5
For there (they say) he dayly doth frequent,For there, they say, he daily doth frequentR2 V.iii.6
With vnrestrained loose Companions,With unrestrained loose companions,R2 V.iii.7
Euen such (they say) as stand in narrow Lanes,Even such, they say, as stand in narrow lanesR2 V.iii.8
And rob our Watch, and beate our passengers,And beat our watch, and rob our passengers,R2 V.iii.9
Which he, yong wanton, and effeminate BoyWhich he – young wanton, and effeminate boy – R2 V.iii.10
Takes on the point of Honor, to supportTakes on the point of honour to supportR2 V.iii.11
So dissolute a crew.So dissolute a crew.R2 V.iii.12
And what said the Gallant?And what said the gallant?R2 V.iii.15
As dissolute as desp'rate, yet through both,As dissolute as desperate. Yet through bothR2 V.iii.20
I see some sparkes of better hope: which elder dayesI see some sparks of better hope, which elder yearsR2 V.iii.21
May happily bring forth. But who comes heere?May happily bring forth. But who comes here?R2 V.iii.22
What meanes our Cosin, that hee stares / And lookes so wildely?What means our cousin, that he stares and looks so wildly?R2 V.iii.24
Withdraw your selues, and leaue vs here alone:Withdraw yourselves, and leave us here alone.R2 V.iii.27
What is the matter with our Cosin now?What is the matter with our cousin now?R2 V.iii.28
Intended, or committed was this fault?Intended or committed was this fault?R2 V.iii.32
If on the first, how heynous ere it bee,If on the first, how heinous e'er it beR2 V.iii.33
To win thy after loue, I pardon thee.To win thy after-love I pardon thee.R2 V.iii.34
Haue thy desire. Have thy desire.R2 V.iii.37
Villaine, Ile make thee safe.Villain, I'll make thee safe!R2 V.iii.40
What is the matter (Vnkle) speak, recouer breath,What is the matter, uncle? Speak, recover breath,R2 V.iii.45
Tell vs how neere is danger,Tell us how near is danger,R2 V.iii.46
That we may arme vs to encounter it.That we may arm us to encounter it.R2 V.iii.47
Oh heinous, strong, and bold Conspiracie,O, heinous, strong, and bold conspiracy!R2 V.iii.58
O loyall Father of a treacherous Sonne:O loyal father of a treacherous son,R2 V.iii.59
Thou sheere, immaculate, and siluer fountaine,Thou sheer immaculate and silver fountainR2 V.iii.60
From whence this streame, through muddy passagesFrom whence this stream through muddy passagesR2 V.iii.61
Hath had his current, and defil'd himselfe.Hath held his current and defiled himself – R2 V.iii.62
Thy ouerflow of good, conuerts to bad,Thy overflow of good converts to bad,R2 V.iii.63
And thy abundant goodnesse shall excuseAnd thy abundant goodness shall excuseR2 V.iii.64
This deadly blot, in thy digressing sonne.This deadly blot in thy digressing son.R2 V.iii.65
What shrill-voic'd Suppliant, makes this eager cry?What shrill-voiced suppliant makes this eager cry?R2 V.iii.74
Our Scene is alter'd from a serious thing,Our scene is altered from a serious thing,R2 V.iii.78
And now chang'd to the Begger, and the King.And now changed to ‘ The Beggar and the King.’R2 V.iii.79
My dangerous Cosin, let your Mother in,My dangerous cousin, let your mother in.R2 V.iii.80
I know she's come, to pray for your foule sin.I know she is come to pray for your foul sin.R2 V.iii.81
Rise vp good Aunt.Rise up, good aunt!R2 V.iii.91.1
Good Aunt stand vp.Good aunt, stand up!R2 V.iii.110.1
Good Aunt, stand vp.Good aunt, stand up.R2 V.iii.128.1
I pardon him, as heauen shall pardon mee.I pardon him as God shall pardon me.R2 V.iii.130
I pardon him with all my hart.With all my heartR2 V.iii.134.2
I pardon him.R2 V.iii.135.1
But for our trusty brother-in-Law, the Abbot,But for our trusty brother-in-law and the Abbot,R2 V.iii.136
With all the rest of that consorted crew,With all the rest of that consorted crew,R2 V.iii.137
Destruction straight shall dogge them at the heeles:Destruction straight shall dog them at the heels.R2 V.iii.138
Good Vnckle helpe to order seuerall powresGood uncle, help to order several powersR2 V.iii.139
To Oxford, or where ere these Traitors are:To Oxford, or where'er these traitors are.R2 V.iii.140
They shall not liue within this world I sweare,They shall not live within this world, I swear,R2 V.iii.141
But I will haue them, if I once know where.But I will have them if I once know where.R2 V.iii.142
Vnckle farewell, and Cosin adieu:Uncle, farewell; and cousin, adieu.R2 V.iii.143
Your mother well hath praid, and proue you true.Your mother well hath prayed; and prove you true.R2 V.iii.144
Kinde Vnkle Yorke, the latest newes we heare,Kind uncle York, the latest news we hearR2 V.vi.1
Is that the Rebels haue consum'd with fireIs that the rebels have consumed with fireR2 V.vi.2
Our Towne of Ciceter in Gloucestershire,Our town of Ciceter in Gloucestershire.R2 V.vi.3
But whether they be tane or slaine, we heare not.But whether they be ta'en or slain we hear not.R2 V.vi.4
Welcome my Lord: What is the newes?Welcome, my lord. What is the news?R2 V.vi.5
We thank thee gentle Percy for thy paines,We thank thee, gentle Percy, for thy pains;R2 V.vi.11
And to thy worth will adde right worthy gaines.And to thy worth will add right worthy gains.R2 V.vi.12
Thy paines Fitzwaters shall not be forgot,Thy pains, Fitzwater, shall not be forgot.R2 V.vi.17
Right Noble is thy merit, well I wot.Right noble is thy merit, well I wot.R2 V.vi.18
Carlile, this is your doome:Carlisle, this is your doom:R2 V.vi.24
Choose out some secret place, some reuerend roomeChoose out some secret place, some reverent roomR2 V.vi.25
More then thou hast, and with it ioy thy life:More than thou hast, and with it joy thy life.R2 V.vi.26
So as thou liu'st in peace, dye free from strife:So as thou livest in peace, die free from strife;R2 V.vi.27
For though mine enemy, thou hast euer beene,For though mine enemy thou hast ever been,R2 V.vi.28
High sparkes of Honor in thee haue I seene.High sparks of honour in thee have I seen.R2 V.vi.29
Exton, I thanke thee not, for thou hast wroughtExton, I thank thee not; for thou hast wroughtR2 V.vi.34
A deede of Slaughter, with thy fatall hand,A deed of slander with thy fatal handR2 V.vi.35
Vpon my head, and all this famous Land.Upon my head and all this famous land.R2 V.vi.36
They loue not poyson, that do poyson neede,They love not poison that do poison need;R2 V.vi.38
Nor do I thee: though I did wish him dead,Nor do I thee. Though I did wish him dead,R2 V.vi.39
I hate the Murtherer, loue him murthered.I hate the murderer, love him murdered.R2 V.vi.40
The guilt of conscience take thou for thy labour,The guilt of conscience take thou for thy labour,R2 V.vi.41
But neither my good word, nor Princely fauour.But neither my good word nor princely favour.R2 V.vi.42
With Caine go wander through the shade of night,With Cain go wander thorough shades of night,R2 V.vi.43
And neuer shew thy head by day, nor light.And never show thy head by day nor light.R2 V.vi.44
Lords, I protest my soule is full of woe,Lords, I protest, my soul is full of woeR2 V.vi.45
That blood should sprinkle me, to make me grow.That blood should sprinkle me to make me grow.R2 V.vi.46
Come mourne with me, for that I do lament,Come mourn with me for that I do lament,R2 V.vi.47
And put on sullen Blacke incontinent:And put on sullen black incontinent.R2 V.vi.48
Ile make a voyage to the Holy-land,I'll make a voyage to the Holy LandR2 V.vi.49
To wash this blood off from my guilty hand.To wash this blood off from my guilty hand.R2 V.vi.50
March sadly after, grace my mourning heere,March sadly after. Grace my mournings hereR2 V.vi.51
In weeping after this vntimely Beere. In weeping after this untimely bier.R2 V.vi.52
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