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Great Lords and Gentlemen, / What meanes this silence?Great lords and gentlemen, what means this silence?1H6 II.iv.1
Dare no man answer in a Case of Truth?Dare no man answer in a case of truth?1H6 II.iv.2
Then say at once, if I maintain'd the Truth:Then say at once if I maintained the truth;1H6 II.iv.5
Or else was wrangling Somerset in th'error?Or else was wrangling Somerset in th' error?1H6 II.iv.6
Tut, tut, here is a mannerly forbearance:Tut, tut, here is a mannerly forbearance.1H6 II.iv.19
The truth appeares so naked on my side,The truth appears so naked on my side1H6 II.iv.20
That any purblind eye may find it out.That any purblind eye may find it out.1H6 II.iv.21
Since you are tongue-ty'd, and so loth to speake,Since you are tongue-tied and so loath to speak,1H6 II.iv.25
In dumbe significants proclayme your thoughts:In dumb significants proclaim your thoughts.1H6 II.iv.26
Let him that is a true-borne Gentleman,Let him that is a true-born gentleman1H6 II.iv.27
And stands vpon the honor of his birth,And stands upon the honour of his birth,1H6 II.iv.28
If he suppose that I haue pleaded truth,If he suppose that I have pleaded truth,1H6 II.iv.29
From off this Bryer pluck a white Rose with me.From off this briar pluck a white rose with me.1H6 II.iv.30
And I.And I.1H6 II.iv.45
Now Somerset, where is your argument?Now, Somerset, where is your argument?1H6 II.iv.59
Meane time your cheeks do counterfeit our Roses:Meantime your cheeks do counterfeit our roses;1H6 II.iv.62
For pale they looke with feare, as witnessingFor pale they look with fear, as witnessing1H6 II.iv.63
The truth on our side.The truth on our side.1H6 II.iv.64.1
Hath not thy Rose a Canker, Somerset?Hath not thy rose a canker, Somerset?1H6 II.iv.68
I, sharpe and piercing to maintaine his truth,Ay, sharp and piercing, to maintain his truth,1H6 II.iv.70
Whiles thy consuming Canker eates his falsehood.Whiles thy consuming canker eats his falsehood.1H6 II.iv.71
Now by this Maiden Blossome in my hand,Now, by this maiden blossom in my hand,1H6 II.iv.75
I scorne thee and thy fashion, peeuish Boy.I scorn thee and thy fashion, peevish boy.1H6 II.iv.76
Prowd Poole, I will, and scorne both him and thee.Proud Pole, I will, and scorn both him and thee.1H6 II.iv.78
He beares him on the place's Priuiledge,He bears him on the place's privilege,1H6 II.iv.86
Or durst not for his crauen heart say thus.Or durst not for his craven heart say thus.1H6 II.iv.87
My Father was attached, not attainted,My father was attached, not attainted,1H6 II.iv.96
Condemn'd to dye for Treason, but no Traytor;Condemned to die for treason, but no traitor;1H6 II.iv.97
And that Ile proue on better men then Somerset,And that I'll prove on better men than Somerset,1H6 II.iv.98
Were growing time once ripened to my will.Were growing time once ripened to my will.1H6 II.iv.99
For your partaker Poole, and you your selfe,For your partaker Pole, and you yourself,1H6 II.iv.100
Ile note you in my Booke of Memorie,I'll note you in my book of memory1H6 II.iv.101
To scourge you for this apprehension:To scourge you for this apprehension.1H6 II.iv.102
Looke to it well, and say you are well warn'd.Look to it well and say you are well warned.1H6 II.iv.103
And by my Soule, this pale and angry Rose,And, by my soul, this pale and angry rose,1H6 II.iv.107
As Cognizance of my blood-drinking hate,As cognizance of my blood-drinking hate,1H6 II.iv.108
Will I for euer, and my Faction weare,Will I for ever, and my faction, wear1H6 II.iv.109
Vntill it wither with me to my Graue,Until it wither with me to my grave,1H6 II.iv.110
Or flourish to the height of my Degree.Or flourish to the height of my degree.1H6 II.iv.111
How I am brau'd, and must perforce endure it?How I am braved and must perforce endure it!1H6 II.iv.115
Good Master Vernon, I am bound to you,Good Master Vernon, I am bound to you1H6 II.iv.128
That you on my behalfe would pluck a Flower.That you on my behalf would pluck a flower.1H6 II.iv.129
Thankes gentle.Thanks, gentle sir.1H6 II.iv.132
Come, let vs foure to Dinner: I dare say,Come, let us four to dinner. I dare say1H6 II.iv.133
This Quarrell will drinke Blood another day.This quarrel will drink blood another day.1H6 II.iv.134
I, Noble Vnckle, thus ignobly vs'd,Ay, noble uncle, thus ignobly used,1H6 II.v.35
Your Nephew, late despised Richard, comes.Your nephew, late despised Richard, comes.1H6 II.v.36
First, leane thine aged Back against mine Arme,First, lean thine aged back against mine arm,1H6 II.v.43
And in that ease, Ile tell thee my Disease.And in that ease I'll tell thee my disease.1H6 II.v.44
This day in argument vpon a Case,This day an argument upon a case1H6 II.v.45
Some words there grew 'twixt Somerset and me:Some words there grew 'twixt Somerset and me;1H6 II.v.46
Among which tearmes, he vs'd his lauish tongue,Among which terms he used his lavish tongue1H6 II.v.47
And did vpbrayd me with my Fathers death;And did upbraid me with my father's death;1H6 II.v.48
Which obloquie set barres before my tongue,Which obloquy set bars before my tongue,1H6 II.v.49
Else with the like I had requited him.Else with the like I had requited him.1H6 II.v.50
Therefore good Vnckle, for my Fathers sake,Therefore, good uncle, for my father's sake,1H6 II.v.51
In honor of a true Plantagenet,In honour of a true Plantagenet,1H6 II.v.52
And for Alliance sake, declare the causeAnd for alliance' sake, declare the cause1H6 II.v.53
My Father, Earle of Cambridge, lost his Head.My father, Earl of Cambridge, lost his head.1H6 II.v.54
Discouer more at large what cause that was,Discover more at large what cause that was,1H6 II.v.59
For I am ignorant, and cannot guesse.For I am ignorant and cannot guess.1H6 II.v.60
Of which, my Lord, your Honor is the last.Of which, my lord, your honour is the last.1H6 II.v.93
Thy graue admonishments preuayle with me:Thy grave admonishments prevail with me.1H6 II.v.98
But yet me thinkes, my Fathers executionBut yet methinks my father's execution1H6 II.v.99
Was nothing lesse then bloody Tyranny.Was nothing less than bloody tyranny.1H6 II.v.100
O Vnckle,would some part of my young yeeresO uncle, would some part of my young years1H6 II.v.107
Might but redeeme the passage of your Age.Might but redeem the passage of your age!1H6 II.v.108
And Peace, no Warre, befall thy parting Soule.And peace, no war, befall thy parting soul!1H6 II.v.115
In Prison hast thou spent a Pilgrimage,In prison hast thou spent a pilgrimage,1H6 II.v.116
And like a Hermite ouer-past thy dayes.And like a hermit overpassed thy days.1H6 II.v.117
Well, I will locke his Councell in my Brest,Well, I will lock his counsel in my breast;1H6 II.v.118
And what I doe imagine, let that rest.And what I do imagine, let that rest.1H6 II.v.119
Keepers conuey him hence, and I my selfeKeepers, convey him hence, and I myself1H6 II.v.120
Will see his Buryall better then his Life. Will see his burial better than his life.1H6 II.v.121
Here dyes the duskie Torch of Mortimer,Here dies the dusky torch of Mortimer,1H6 II.v.122
Choakt with Ambition of the meaner sort.Choked with ambition of the meaner sort;1H6 II.v.123
And for those Wrongs, those bitter Iniuries,And for those wrongs, those bitter injuries,1H6 II.v.124
Which Somerset hath offer'd to my House,Which Somerset hath offered to my house,1H6 II.v.125
I doubt not, but with Honor to redresse.I doubt not but with honour to redress;1H6 II.v.126
And therefore haste I to the Parliament,And therefore haste I to the parliament,1H6 II.v.127
Eyther to be restored to my Blood,Either to be restored to my blood1H6 II.v.128
Or make my will th'aduantage of my good. Or make my ill th' advantage of my good.1H6 II.v.129
Plantagenet I see must hold his tongue,Plantagenet, I see, must hold his tongue,1H6 III.i.61
Least it be said, Speake Sirrha when you should:Lest it be said ‘ Speak, sirrah, when you should;1H6 III.i.62
Must your bold Verdict enter talke with Lords?Must your bold verdict enter talk with lords?’1H6 III.i.63
Else would I haue a fling at Winchester.Else would I have a fling at Winchester.1H6 III.i.64
Thy humble seruant vowes obedience,Thy humble servant vows obedience1H6 III.i.169
And humble seruice, till the point of death.And humble service till the point of death.1H6 III.i.170
And so thriue Richard, as thy foes may fall,And so thrive Richard as thy foes may fall!1H6 III.i.176
And as my dutie springs, so perish they,And as my duty springs, so perish they1H6 III.i.177
That grudge one thought against your Maiesty.That grudge one thought against your majesty!1H6 III.i.178
This is my Seruant, heare him Noble Prince.This is my servant; hear him, noble prince.1H6 IV.i.80
Will not this malice Somerset be left?Will not this malice, Somerset, be left?1H6 IV.i.108
Let this dissention first be tried by fight,Let his dissension first be tried by fight,1H6 IV.i.116
And then your Highnesse shall command a Peace.And then your highness shall command a peace.1H6 IV.i.117
There is my pledge, accept it Somerset.There is my pledge; accept it, Somerset.1H6 IV.i.120
And so he did, but yet I like it not,And so he did; but yet I like it not,1H6 IV.i.176
In that he weares the badge of Somerset.In that he wears the badge of Somerset.1H6 IV.i.177
And if I wish he did. But let it rest,An if I wist he did – but let it rest;1H6 IV.i.180
Other affayres must now be managed. Other affairs must now be managed.1H6 IV.i.181
Are not the speedy scouts return'd againe,Are not the speedy scouts returned again1H6 IV.iii.1
That dog'd the mighty Army of the Dolphin?That dogged the mighty army of the Dauphin?1H6 IV.iii.2
A plague vpon that Villaine Somerset,A plague upon that villain Somerset,1H6 IV.iii.9
That thus delayes my promised supplyThat thus delays my promised supply1H6 IV.iii.10
Of horsemen, that were leuied for this siege.Of horsemen that were levied for this siege!1H6 IV.iii.11
Renowned Talbot doth expect my ayde,Renowned Talbot doth expect my aid,1H6 IV.iii.12
And I am lowted by a Traitor Villaine,And I am louted by a traitor villain1H6 IV.iii.13
And cannot helpe the noble Cheualier:And cannot help the noble chevalier.1H6 IV.iii.14
God comfort him in this necessity:God comfort him in this necessity!1H6 IV.iii.15
If he miscarry, farewell Warres in France.If he miscarry, farewell wars in France.1H6 IV.iii.16
O God, that Somerset who in proud heartO God, that Somerset, who in proud heart1H6 IV.iii.24
Doth stop my Cornets, were in Talbots place,Doth stop my cornets, were in Talbot's place!1H6 IV.iii.25
So should wee saue a valiant Gentleman,So should we save a valiant gentleman1H6 IV.iii.26
By forfeyting a Traitor, and a Coward:By forfeiting a traitor and a coward.1H6 IV.iii.27
Mad ire, and wrathfull fury makes me weepe,Mad ire and wrathful fury makes me weep,1H6 IV.iii.28
That thus we dye, while remisse Traitors sleepe.That thus we die while remiss traitors sleep.1H6 IV.iii.29
He dies, we loose: I breake my warlike word:He dies, we lose; I break my warlike word;1H6 IV.iii.31
We mourne, France smiles: We loose, they dayly get,We mourn, France smiles; we lose, they daily get;1H6 IV.iii.32
All long of this vile Traitor Somerset.All 'long of this vile traitor Somerset.1H6 IV.iii.33
Alas, what ioy shall noble Talbot haue,Alas, what joy shall noble Talbot have1H6 IV.iii.39
To bid his yong sonne welcome to his Graue:To bid his young son welcome to his grave?1H6 IV.iii.40
Away, vexation almost stoppes my breath,Away! Vexation almost stops my breath1H6 IV.iii.41
That sundred friends greete in the houre of death.That sundered friends greet in the hour of death.1H6 IV.iii.42
Lucie farewell, no more my fortune can,Lucy, farewell; no more my fortune can1H6 IV.iii.43
But curse the cause I cannot ayde the man.But curse the cause I cannot aid the man.1H6 IV.iii.44
Maine, Bloys, Poytiers, and Toures, are wonne away,Maine, Blois, Poitiers, and Tours are won away,1H6 IV.iii.45
Long all of Somerset, and his delay. 'Long all of Somerset and his delay.1H6 IV.iii.46
Damsell of France, I thinke I haue you fast,Damsel of France, I think I have you fast.1H6 V.iii.30
Vnchaine your spirits now with spelling Charmes,Unchain your spirits now with spelling charms,1H6 V.iii.31
And try if they can gaine your liberty.And try if they can gain your liberty.1H6 V.iii.32
A goodly prize, fit for the diuels grace.A goodly prize, fit for the devil's grace!1H6 V.iii.33
See how the vgly Witch doth bend her browes,See how the ugly witch doth bend her brows1H6 V.iii.34
As if with Circe, she would change my shape.As if, with Circe, she would change my shape!1H6 V.iii.35
Oh, Charles the Dolphin is a proper man,O, Charles the Dauphin is a proper man;1H6 V.iii.37
No shape but his can please your dainty eye.No shape but his can please your dainty eye.1H6 V.iii.38
Fell banning Hagge, Inchantresse hold thy tongue.Fell banning hag! Enchantress, hold thy tongue!1H6 V.iii.42
Curse Miscreant, when thou comst to the stakeCurse, miscreant, when thou comest to the stake.1H6 V.iii.44
Bring forth that Sorceresse condemn'd to burne.Bring forth that sorceress condemned to burn.1H6 V.iv.1
This argues what her kinde of life hath beene,This argues what her kind of life hath been,1H6 V.iv.15
Wicked and vile, and so her death concludes.Wicked and vile; and so her death concludes.1H6 V.iv.16
Take her away, for she hath liu'd too long,Take her away; for she hath lived too long,1H6 V.iv.34
To fill the world with vicious qualities.To fill the world with vicious qualities.1H6 V.iv.35
I, I: away with her to execution.Ay, ay. Away with her to execution!1H6 V.iv.54
Now heauen forfend, the holy Maid with child?Now heaven forfend! The holy maid with child?1H6 V.iv.65
She and the Dolphin haue bin iugling,She and the Dauphin have been juggling.1H6 V.iv.68
I did imagine what would be her refuge.I did imagine what would be her refuge.1H6 V.iv.69
Alanson that notorious Macheuile?Alençon, that notorious Machiavel?1H6 V.iv.74
It dyes, and if it had a thousand liues.It dies, an if it had a thousand lives.1H6 V.iv.75
Why here's a Gyrle: I think she knowes not welWhy, here's a girl! I think she knows not well,1H6 V.iv.80
(There were so many) whom she may accuse.There were so many, whom she may accuse.1H6 V.iv.81
And yet forsooth she is a Virgin pure.And yet, forsooth, she is a virgin pure!1H6 V.iv.83
Strumpet, thy words condemne thy Brat,and thee.Strumpet, thy words condemn thy brat and thee.1H6 V.iv.84
Vse no intreaty, for it is in vaine.Use no entreaty, for it is in vain.1H6 V.iv.85
Breake thou in peeces, and consume to ashes,Break thou in pieces and consume to ashes,1H6 V.iv.92
Thou fowle accursed minister of Hell.Thou foul accursed minister of hell!1H6 V.iv.93
Is all our trauell turn'd to this effect,Is all our travail turned to this effect?1H6 V.iv.102
After the slaughter of so many Peeres,After the slaughter of so many peers,1H6 V.iv.103
So many Captaines, Gentlemen, and Soldiers,So many captains, gentlemen, and soldiers,1H6 V.iv.104
That in this quarrell haue beene ouerthrowne,That in this quarrel have been overthrown1H6 V.iv.105
And sold their bodyes for their Countryes benefit,And sold their bodies for their country's benefit,1H6 V.iv.106
Shall we at last conclude effeminate peace?Shall we at last conclude effeminate peace?1H6 V.iv.107
Haue we not lost most part of all the Townes,Have we not lost most part of all the towns,1H6 V.iv.108
By Treason, Falshood, and by Treacherie,By treason, falsehood, and by treachery,1H6 V.iv.109
Our great Progenitors had conquered:Our great progenitors had conquered?1H6 V.iv.110
Oh Warwicke, Warwicke, I foresee with greefeO Warwick, Warwick! I foresee with grief1H6 V.iv.111
The vtter losse of all the Realme of France.The utter loss of all the realm of France.1H6 V.iv.112
Speake Winchester, for boyling choller chokesSpeak, Winchester; for boiling choler chokes1H6 V.iv.120
The hollow passage of my poyson'd voyce,The hollow passage of my poisoned voice,1H6 V.iv.121
By sight of these our balefull enemies.By sight of these our baleful enemies.1H6 V.iv.122
Insulting Charles, hast thou by secret meanesInsulting Charles, hast thou by secret means1H6 V.iv.147
Vs'd intercession to obtaine a league,Used intercession to obtain a league,1H6 V.iv.148
And now the matter growes to compremize,And, now the matter grows to compromise,1H6 V.iv.149
Stand'st thou aloofe vpon Comparison.Standest thou aloof upon comparison?1H6 V.iv.150
Either accept the Title thou vsurp'st,Either accept the title thou usurpest,1H6 V.iv.151
Of benefit proceeding from our King,Of benefit proceeding from our king1H6 V.iv.152
And not of any challenge of Desert,And not of any challenge of desert,1H6 V.iv.153
Or we will plague thee with incessant Warres.Or we will plague thee with incessant wars.1H6 V.iv.154
Then sweare Allegeance to his Maiesty,Then swear allegiance to his majesty:1H6 V.iv.169
As thou art Knight, neuer to disobey,As thou art knight, never to disobey1H6 V.iv.170
Nor be Rebellious to the Crowne of England,Nor be rebellious to the crown of England – 1H6 V.iv.171
Thou nor thy Nobles, to the Crowne of England.Thou, nor thy nobles, to the crown of England.1H6 V.iv.172
So, now dismisse your Army when ye please:So, now dismiss your army when ye please;1H6 V.iv.174
Hang vp your Ensignes, let your Drummes be still,Hang up your ensigns, let your drums be still,1H6 V.iv.175
For heere we entertaine a solemne peace. For here we entertain a solemn peace.1H6 V.iv.176
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