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Each day still better others happinesse,Each day still better other's happinessR2 I.i.22
Vntill the heauens enuying earths good hap,Until the heavens, envying earth's good hap,R2 I.i.23
Adde an immortall title to your Crowne.Add an immortal title to your crown!R2 I.i.24
Let not my cold words heere accuse my zeale:Let not my cold words here accuse my zeal.R2 I.i.47
'Tis not the triall of a Womans warre,'Tis not the trial of a woman's war,R2 I.i.48
The bitter clamour of two eager tongues,The bitter clamour of two eager tongues,R2 I.i.49
Can arbitrate this cause betwixt vs twaine:Can arbitrate this cause betwixt us twain.R2 I.i.50
The blood is hot that must be cooI'dfor this. The blood is hot that must be cooled for this.R2 I.i.51
Yet can I not of such tame patience boast,Yet can I not of such tame patience boastR2 I.i.52
As to be husht, and nought at all to say.As to be hushed, and naught at all to say.R2 I.i.53
First the faire reuerence of your Highnesse curbes mee,First, the fair reverence of your highness curbs meR2 I.i.54
From giuing reines and spurres to my free speech,From giving reins and spurs to my free speech,R2 I.i.55
Which else would post, vntill it had return'dWhich else would post until it had returnedR2 I.i.56
These tearmes of treason, doubly downe his throat.These terms of treason doubled down his throat.R2 I.i.57
Setting aside his high bloods royalty,Setting aside his high blood's royalty,R2 I.i.58
And let him be no Kinsman to my Liege,And let him be no kinsman to my liege,R2 I.i.59
I do defie him, and I spit at him,I do defy him, and I spit at him,R2 I.i.60
Call him a slanderous Coward, and a Villaine:Call him a slanderous coward, and a villain;R2 I.i.61
Which to maintaine, I would allow him oddes,Which to maintain I would allow him odds,R2 I.i.62
And meete him, were I tide to runne afoote,And meet him, were I tied to run afootR2 I.i.63
Euen to the frozen ridges of the Alpes,Even to the frozen ridges of the Alps,R2 I.i.64
Or any other ground inhabitable,Or any other ground inhabitableR2 I.i.65
Where euer Englishman durst set his foote.Where ever Englishman durst set his foot.R2 I.i.66
Meane time, let this defend my loyaltie,Meantime, let this defend my loyalty:R2 I.i.67
By all my hopes most falsely doth he lie.By all my hopes, most falsely doth he lie.R2 I.i.68
I take it vp, and by that sword I sweare,I take it up; and by that sword I swearR2 I.i.78
Which gently laid my Knight-hood on my shoulder,Which gently laid my knighthood on my shoulder,R2 I.i.79
lIe answer thee in any faire degree,I'll answer thee in any fair degreeR2 I.i.80
Or Chiualrous designe of knightly triall:Or chivalrous design of knightly trial;R2 I.i.81
And when I mount, aliue may I not light,And when I mount, alive may I not lightR2 I.i.82
If I be Traitor, or vniustly fight.If I be traitor or unjustly fight!R2 I.i.83
Oh let my Soueraigne turne away his face,O, let my sovereign turn away his faceR2 I.i.111
And bid his eares a little while be deafe,And bid his ears a little while be deafR2 I.i.112
Till I haue told this slander of his blood,Till I have told this slander of his bloodR2 I.i.113
How God, and good men, hate so foule a lyar.How God and good men hate so foul a liar!R2 I.i.114
Then Bullingbrooke, as low as to thy heart.Then, Bolingbroke, as low as to thy heartR2 I.i.124
Through the false passage of thy throat; thou lyest:Through the false passage of thy throat thou liest!R2 I.i.125
Threc parts of that receipt I had for Callice,Three parts of that receipt I had for CalaisR2 I.i.126
Disburst I to his Highnesse souldiers;Disbursed I duly to his highness' soldiers.R2 I.i.127
The other part reseru'd I by consent,The other part reserved I by consentR2 I.i.128
For that my Soueraigne Liege was in my debt,For that my sovereign liege was in my debtR2 I.i.129
Vpon remainder of a deere Accompt,Upon remainder of a dear accountR2 I.i.130
Since last I went to France to fetch his Queene:Since last I went to France to fetch his queen.R2 I.i.131
Now swallow downe that Lye. For Glousters death,Now swallow down that lie! For Gloucester's death,R2 I.i.132
I slew him not; but (to mine owne disgrace)I slew him not, but to my own disgraceR2 I.i.133
Neglected my sworne duty in that case:Neglected my sworn duty in that case.R2 I.i.134
For you my noble Lord of Lancaster,For you, my noble lord of Lancaster,R2 I.i.135
The honourable Father to my foe,The honourable father to my foe,R2 I.i.136
Once I did lay an ambush for your life,Once did I lay an ambush for your life,R2 I.i.137
A trespasse that doth vex my greeued soule:A trespass that doth vex my grieved soul.R2 I.i.138
But ere I last receiu'd the Sacrament,But ere I last received the sacramentR2 I.i.139
I did confesse it, and exactly begg'dI did confess it, and exactly beggedR2 I.i.140
Your Graces pardon, and I hope I had it.Your grace's pardon; and I hope I had it.R2 I.i.141
This is my fault: as for the rest appeal'd,This is my fault. As for the rest appealed,R2 I.i.142
It issues from the rancour of a Villaine,It issues from the rancour of a villain,R2 I.i.143
A recreant, and most degenerate Traitor,A recreant and most degenerate traitor,R2 I.i.144
Which in my selfe I boldly will defend,Which in myself I boldly will defend,R2 I.i.145
And interchangeably hurle downe my gageAnd interchangeably hurl down my gageR2 I.i.146
Vpon this ouer-weening Traitors foote, Upon this overweening traitor's foot,R2 I.i.147
To proue my selfe a loyall Gentleman,To prove myself a loyal gentlemanR2 I.i.148
Euen in the best blood chamber'd in his bosome. Even in the best blood chambered in his bosom.R2 I.i.149
In hast whereof, most heartily I prayIn haste whereof, most heartily I prayR2 I.i.150
Your Highnesse to assigne our Triall day.Your highness to assign our trial day.R2 I.i.151
My selfe I throw (dread Soueraigne) at thy foot.Myself I throw, dread sovereign, at thy foot.R2 I.i.165
My life thou shalt command, but not my shame,My life thou shalt command, but not my shame.R2 I.i.166
The one my dutie owes, but my faire nameThe one my duty owes, but my fair name,R2 I.i.167
Despight of death, that liues vpon my graueDespite of death that lives upon my grave,R2 I.i.168
To darke dishonours vse, thou shalt not haue.To dark dishonour's use thou shalt not have.R2 I.i.169
I am disgrac'd, impeach'd, and baffel'd heere,I am disgraced, impeached, and baffled here,R2 I.i.170
Pierc'd to the soule with slanders venom'd speare:Pierced to the soul with slander's venomed spear,R2 I.i.171
The which no balme can cure, but his heart bloodThe which no balm can cure but his heart-bloodR2 I.i.172
Which breath'd this poyson.Which breathed this poison.R2 I.i.173.1
Yea, but not change his spots: take but my shame,Yea, but not change his spots. Take but my shameR2 I.i.175
And I resigne my gage. My deere, deere Lord,And I resign my gage. My dear dear lord,R2 I.i.176
The purest treasure mortall times affordThe purest treasure mortal times affordR2 I.i.177
Is spotlesse reputation: that away,Is spotless reputation. That away,R2 I.i.178
Men are but gilded loame, or painted clay.Men are but gilded loam, or painted clay.R2 I.i.179
A Iewell in a ten times barr'd vp Chest,A jewel in a ten-times barred-up chestR2 I.i.180
Is a bold spirit, in a loyall brest.Is a bold spirit in a loyal breast.R2 I.i.181
Mine Honor is my life; both grow in one:Mine honour is my life. Both grow in one.R2 I.i.182
Take Honor from me, and my life is done.Take honour from me, and my life is done.R2 I.i.183
Then (deere my Liege) mine Honor let me trie,Then, dear my liege, mine honour let me try.R2 I.i.184
In that I liue; and for that will I die.In that I live and for that will I die.R2 I.i.185
My name is Tho. Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk,My name is Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk,R2 I.iii.16
Who hither comes engaged by my oathWho hither come engaged by my oath, – R2 I.iii.17
(Which heauen defend a knight should violate)Which God defend a knight should violate! – R2 I.iii.18
Both to defend my loyalty and truth, Both to defend my loyalty and truthR2 I.iii.19
To God, my King, and his succeeding issue,To God, my King, and my succeeding issueR2 I.iii.20
Against the Duke of Herford, that appeales me:Against the Duke of Hereford that appeals me;R2 I.iii.21
And by the grace of God, and this mine arme,And by the grace of God and this mine armR2 I.iii.22
To proue him (in defending of my selfe)To prove him, in defending of myself,R2 I.iii.23
A Traitor to my God, my King, and me,A traitor to my God, my King, and me.R2 I.iii.24
And as I truly fight, defend me heauen.And as I truly fight, defend me heaven!R2 I.iii.25
How euer heauen or fortune cast my lot,However God or fortune cast my lotR2 I.iii.85
There liues, or dies, true to Kings Richards Throne,There lives or dies true to King Richard's throneR2 I.iii.86
A loyall, iust, and vpright Gentleman:A loyal, just, and upright gentleman.R2 I.iii.87
Neuer did Captiue with a freer heart,Never did captive with a freer heartR2 I.iii.88
Cast off his chaines of bondage, and embraceCast off his chains of bondage and embraceR2 I.iii.89
His golden vncontroul'd enfranchisement,His golden uncontrolled enfranchisementR2 I.iii.90
More then my dancing soule doth celebrateMore than my dancing soul doth celebrateR2 I.iii.91
This Feast of Battell, with mine AduersarieThis feast of battle with mine adversary.R2 I.iii.92
Most mighty Liege, and my companion Peeres,Most mighty liege, and my companion peers,R2 I.iii.93
Take from my mouth, the wish of happy yeares,Take from my mouth the wish of happy years.R2 I.iii.94
As gentle, and as iocond, as to iest,As gentle and as jocund as to jestR2 I.iii.95
Go I to fight: Truth, hath a quiet brest.Go I to fight. Truth hath a quiet breast.R2 I.iii.96
A heauy sentence, my most Soueraigne Liege,A heavy sentence, my most sovereign liege,R2 I.iii.154
And all vnlook'd for from your Highnesse mouth:And all unlooked-for from your highness' mouth.R2 I.iii.155
A deerer merit, not so deepe a maime,A dearer merit, not so deep a maimR2 I.iii.156
As to be cast forth in the common ayreAs to be cast forth in the common airR2 I.iii.157
Haue I deserued at your Highnesse hands.Have I deserved at your highness' hands.R2 I.iii.158
The Language I haue learn'd these forty yearesThe language I have learnt these forty years,R2 I.iii.159
(My natiue English) now I must forgo,My native English, now I must forgo,R2 I.iii.160
And now my tongues vse is to me no more,And now my tongue's use is to me no moreR2 I.iii.161
Then an vnstringed Vyall, or a Harpe,Than an unstringed viol or a harp,R2 I.iii.162
Or like a cunning Instrument cas'd vp,Or like a cunning instrument cased up – R2 I.iii.163
Or being open, put into his handsOr being open, put into his handsR2 I.iii.164
That knowes no touch to tune the harmony.That knows no touch to tune the harmony.R2 I.iii.165
Within my mouth you haue engaol'd my tongue,Within my mouth you have engaoled my tongue,R2 I.iii.166
Doubly percullist with my teeth and lippes,Doubly portcullised with my teeth and lips,R2 I.iii.167
And dull, vnfeeling, barren ignorance,And dull unfeeling barren ignoranceR2 I.iii.168
Is made my Gaoler to attend on me:Is made my gaoler to attend on me.R2 I.iii.169
I am too old to fawne vpon a Nurse,I am too old to fawn upon a nurse,R2 I.iii.170
Too farre in yeeres to be a pupill now:Too far in years to be a pupil now.R2 I.iii.171
What is thy sentence then, but speechlesse death,What is thy sentence then but speechless death,R2 I.iii.172
Which robs my tongue from breathing natiue breath?Which robs my tongue from breathing native breath?R2 I.iii.173
Then thus I turne me from my countries lightThen thus I turn me from my country's light,R2 I.iii.176
To dwell in solemne shades of endlesse night.To dwell in solemn shades of endless night.R2 I.iii.177
And I, to keepe all this.And I, to keep all this.R2 I.iii.192
No Bullingbroke: If euer I were Traitor,No, Bolingbroke, if ever I were traitorR2 I.iii.201
My name be blotted from the booke of Life,My name be blotted from the book of life,R2 I.iii.202
And I from heauen banish'd, as from hence:And I from heaven banished as from hence!R2 I.iii.203
But what thou art, heauen, thou, and I do know,But what thou art, God, thou, and I do know,R2 I.iii.204
And all too soone (I feare) the King shall rue.And all too soon, I fear, the King shall rue.R2 I.iii.205
Farewell (my Liege) now no way can I stray,Farewell, my liege. Now no way can I stray;R2 I.iii.206
Saue backe to England, all the worlds my way. Save back to England, all the world's my way.R2 I.iii.207
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