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Porter, remember what I gaue in charge,Porter, remember what I gave in charge,1H6 II.iii.1
And when you haue done so, bring the Keyes to me.And when you have done so, bring the keys to me.1H6 II.iii.2
The Plot is layd, if all things fall out right,The plot is laid; if all things fall out right,1H6 II.iii.4
I shall as famous be by this exploit,I shall as famous be by this exploit1H6 II.iii.5
As Scythian Tomyris by Cyrus death.As Scythian Tomyris by Cyrus' death.1H6 II.iii.6
Great is the rumour of this dreadfull Knight,Great is the rumour of this dreadful knight,1H6 II.iii.7
And his atchieuements of no lesse account:And his achievements of no less account.1H6 II.iii.8
Faine would mine eyes be witnesse with mine eares,Fain would mine eyes be witness with mine ears,1H6 II.iii.9
To giue their censure of these rare reports.To give their censure of these rare reports.1H6 II.iii.10
And he is welcome: what? is this the man?And he is welcome. What? Is this the man?1H6 II.iii.13
Is this the Scourge of France?Is this the scourge of France?1H6 II.iii.14.2
Is this the Talbot, so much fear'd abroad?Is this the Talbot so much feared abroad1H6 II.iii.15
That with his Name the Mothers still their Babes?That with his name the mothers still their babes?1H6 II.iii.16
I see Report is fabulous and false.I see report is fabulous and false.1H6 II.iii.17
I thought I should haue seene some Hercules,I thought I should have seen some Hercules,1H6 II.iii.18
A second Hector, for his grim aspect,A second Hector, for his grim aspect1H6 II.iii.19
And large proportion of his strong knit Limbes.And large proportion of his strong-knit limbs.1H6 II.iii.20
Alas, this is a Child, a silly Dwarfe:Alas, this is a child, a silly dwarf!1H6 II.iii.21
It cannot be, this weake and writhled shrimpeIt cannot be this weak and writhled shrimp1H6 II.iii.22
Should strike such terror to his Enemies.Should strike such terror to his enemies.1H6 II.iii.23
What meanes he now? Goe aske him, whither he goes?What means he now? Go ask him whither he goes.1H6 II.iii.27
If thou be he, then art thou Prisoner.If thou be he, then art thou prisoner.1H6 II.iii.32
To me, blood-thirstie Lord:To me, blood-thirsty lord;1H6 II.iii.33.2
And for that cause I trayn'd thee to my House.And for that cause I trained thee to my house.1H6 II.iii.34
Long time thy shadow hath been thrall to me,Long time thy shadow hath been thrall to me,1H6 II.iii.35
For in my Gallery thy Picture hangs:For in my gallery thy picture hangs;1H6 II.iii.36
But now the substance shall endure the like,But now the substance shall endure the like,1H6 II.iii.37
And I will chayne these Legges and Armes of thine,And I will chain these legs and arms of thine1H6 II.iii.38
That hast by Tyrannie these many yeeresThat hast by tyranny these many years1H6 II.iii.39
Wasted our Countrey, slaine our Citizens,Wasted our country, slain our citizens,1H6 II.iii.40
And sent our Sonnes and Husbands captiuate.And sent our sons and husbands captivate.1H6 II.iii.41
Laughest thou Wretch? / Thy mirth shall turne to moane.Laughest thou, wretch? Thy mirth shall turn to moan.1H6 II.iii.43
Why? art not thou the man?Why, art thou not the man?1H6 II.iii.47.1
Then haue I substance too.Then have I substance too.1H6 II.iii.48
This is a Riddling Merchant for the nonce,This is a riddling merchant for the nonce;1H6 II.iii.56
He will be here, and yet he is not here:He will be here, and yet he is not here.1H6 II.iii.57
How can these contrarieties agree?How can these contrarieties agree?1H6 II.iii.58
Victorious Talbot, pardon my abuse,Victorious Talbot, pardon my abuse.1H6 II.iii.66
I finde thou art no lesse then Fame hath bruited,I find thou art no less than fame hath bruited,1H6 II.iii.67
And more then may be gathered by thy shape.And more than may be gathered by thy shape.1H6 II.iii.68
Let my presumption not prouoke thy wrath,Let my presumption not provoke thy wrath,1H6 II.iii.69
For I am sorry, that with reuerenceFor I am sorry that with reverence1H6 II.iii.70
I did not entertaine thee as thou art.I did not entertain thee as thou art.1H6 II.iii.71
With all my heart, and thinke me honored,With all my heart, and think me honoured1H6 II.iii.80
To feast so great a Warrior in my House. To feast so great a warrior in my house.1H6 II.iii.81
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