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Thou ominous and fearefull Owle of death,Thou ominous and fearful owl of death,1H6 IV.ii.15
Our Nations terror, and their bloody scourge,Our nation's terror and their bloody scourge!1H6 IV.ii.16
The period of thy Tyranny approacheth,The period of thy tyranny approacheth.1H6 IV.ii.17
On vs thou canst not enter but by death:On us thou canst not enter but by death;1H6 IV.ii.18
For I protest we are well fortified,For I protest we are well fortified,1H6 IV.ii.19
And strong enough to issue out and fight.And strong enough to issue out and fight.1H6 IV.ii.20
If thou retire, the Dolphin well appointed,If thou retire, the Dauphin, well appointed,1H6 IV.ii.21
Stands with the snares of Warre to tangle thee.Stands with the snares of war to tangle thee.1H6 IV.ii.22
On either hand thee, there are squadrons pitcht,On either hand thee there are squadrons pitched1H6 IV.ii.23
To wall thee from the liberty of Flight;To wall thee from the liberty of flight;1H6 IV.ii.24
And no way canst thou turne thee for redresse,And no way canst thou turn thee for redress1H6 IV.ii.25
But death doth front thee with apparant spoyle,But death doth front thee with apparent spoil1H6 IV.ii.26
And pale destruction meets thee in the face:And pale destruction meets thee in the face.1H6 IV.ii.27
Ten thousand French haue tane the Sacrament,Ten thousand French have ta'en the sacrament1H6 IV.ii.28
To ryue their dangerous ArtillerieTo rive their dangerous artillery1H6 IV.ii.29
Vpon no Christian soule but English Talbot:Upon no Christian soul but English Talbot.1H6 IV.ii.30
Loe, there thou standst a breathing valiant manLo, there thou standest, a breathing valiant man1H6 IV.ii.31
Of an inuincible vnconquer'd spirit:Of an invincible unconquered spirit!1H6 IV.ii.32
This is the latest Glorie of thy praise,This is the latest glory of thy praise1H6 IV.ii.33
That I thy enemy dew thee withall:That I, thy enemy, due thee withal;1H6 IV.ii.34
For ere the Glasse that now begins to runne,For ere the glass that now begins to run1H6 IV.ii.35
Finish the processe of his sandy houre,Finish the process of his sandy hour,1H6 IV.ii.36
These eyes that see thee now well coloured,These eyes that see thee now well coloured,1H6 IV.ii.37
Shall see thee withered, bloody, pale, and dead.Shall see thee withered, bloody, pale, and dead.1H6 IV.ii.38
Harke, harke, the Dolphins drumme, a warning bell,Hark! hark! The Dauphin's drum, a warning bell,1H6 IV.ii.39
Sings heauy Musicke to thy timorous soule,Sings heavy music to thy timorous soul;1H6 IV.ii.40
And mine shall ring thy dire departure out. And mine shall ring thy dire departure out.1H6 IV.ii.41
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