TALBOT
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The Earle of Bedford had a Prisoner,The Duke of Bedford had a prisoner1H6 I.iv.27
Call'd the braue Lord Ponton de Santrayle,Called the brave Lord Ponton de Santrailles;1H6 I.iv.28
For him was I exchang'd, and ransom'd.For him was I exchanged and ransomed.1H6 I.iv.29
But with a baser man of Armes by farre,But with a baser man-of-arms by far1H6 I.iv.30
Once in contempt they would haue barter'd me:Once, in contempt, they would have bartered me;1H6 I.iv.31
Which I disdaining, scorn'd, and craued death,Which I, disdaining, scorned, and craved death1H6 I.iv.32
Rather then I would be so pil'd esteem'd:Rather than I would be so pilled esteemed.1H6 I.iv.33
In fine, redeem'd I was as I desir'd.In fine, redeemed I was as I desired.1H6 I.iv.34
But O, the trecherous Falstaffe wounds my heart,But, O, the treacherous Falstaff wounds my heart;1H6 I.iv.35
Whom with my bare fists I would execute,Whom with my bare fists I would execute,1H6 I.iv.36
If I now had him brought into my power.If I now had him brought into my power.1H6 I.iv.37
With scoffes and scornes, and contumelious taunts,With scoffs and scorns and contumelious taunts;1H6 I.iv.39
In open Market-place produc't they me,In open market-place produced they me1H6 I.iv.40
To be a publique spectacle to all:To be a public spectacle to all.1H6 I.iv.41
Here, sayd they, is the Terror of the French,‘ Here,’ said they, ‘ is the terror of the French,1H6 I.iv.42
The Scar-Crow that affrights our Children so.The scarecrow that affrights our children so.’1H6 I.iv.43
Then broke I from the Officers that led me,Then broke I from the officers that led me,1H6 I.iv.44
And with my nayles digg'd stones out of the ground,And with my nails digged stones out of the ground1H6 I.iv.45
To hurle at the beholders of my shame.To hurl at the beholders of my shame.1H6 I.iv.46
My grisly countenance made others flye,My grisly countenance made others fly;1H6 I.iv.47
None durst come neere, for feare of suddaine death.None durst come near for fear of sudden death.1H6 I.iv.48
In Iron Walls they deem'd me not secure:In iron walls they deemed me not secure;1H6 I.iv.49
So great feare of my Name 'mongst them were spread,So great fear of my name 'mongst them were spread1H6 I.iv.50
That they suppos'd I could rend Barres of Steele,That they supposed I could rend bars of steel1H6 I.iv.51
And spurne in pieces Posts of Adamant.And spurn in pieces posts of adamant;1H6 I.iv.52
Wherefore a guard of chosen Shot I had,Wherefore a guard of chosen shot I had1H6 I.iv.53
That walkt about me euery Minute while:That walked about me every minute while;1H6 I.iv.54
And if I did but stirre out of my Bed,And if I did but stir out of my bed,1H6 I.iv.55
Ready they were to shoot me to the heart.Ready they were to shoot me to the heart.1H6 I.iv.56
For ought I see, this Citie must be famisht,For aught I see, this city must be famished1H6 I.iv.68
Or with light Skirmishes enfeebled. Or with light skirmishes enfeebled.1H6 I.iv.69
What chance is this, that suddenly hath crost vs?What chance is this that suddenly hath crossed us?1H6 I.iv.72
Speake Salisbury; at least, if thou canst, speake:Speak, Salisbury; at least, if thou canst, speak.1H6 I.iv.73
How far'st thou, Mirror of all Martiall men?How farest thou, mirror of all martial men?1H6 I.iv.74
One of thy Eyes, and thy Cheekes side struck off?One of thy eyes and thy cheek's side struck off?1H6 I.iv.75
Accursed Tower, accursed fatall Hand,Accursed tower! Accursed fatal hand1H6 I.iv.76
That hath contriu'd this wofull Tragedie.That hath contrived this woeful tragedy!1H6 I.iv.77
In thirteene Battailes, Salisbury o'recame:In thirteen battles Salisbury o'ercame;1H6 I.iv.78
Henry the Fift he first trayn'd to the Warres.Henry the Fifth he first trained to the wars.1H6 I.iv.79
Whil'st any Trumpe did sound, or Drum struck vp,Whilst any trump did sound or drum struck up,1H6 I.iv.80
His Sword did ne're leaue striking in the field.His sword did ne'er leave striking in the field.1H6 I.iv.81
Yet liu'st thou Salisbury? though thy speech doth fayle,Yet livest thou, Salisbury? Though thy speech doth fail,1H6 I.iv.82
One Eye thou hast to looke to Heauen for grace.One eye thou hast to look to heaven for grace;1H6 I.iv.83
The Sunne with one Eye vieweth all the World.The sun with one eye vieweth all the world.1H6 I.iv.84
Heauen be thou gracious to none aliue,Heaven, be thou gracious to none alive1H6 I.iv.85
If Salisbury wants mercy at thy hands.If Salisbury wants mercy at thy hands!1H6 I.iv.86
Sir Thomas Gargraue, hast thou any life?Sir Thomas Gargrave, hast thou any life?1H6 I.iv.87
Speake vnto Talbot, nay, looke vp to him.Speak unto Talbot. Nay, look up to him.1H6 I.iv.88
Beare hence his Body, I will helpe to bury it.Bear hence his body; I will help to bury it.1H6 I.iv.89
Salisbury cheare thy Spirit with this comfort,Salisbury, cheer thy spirit with this comfort,1H6 I.iv.90
Thou shalt not dye whiles----Thou shalt not die whiles – 1H6 I.iv.91
He beckens with his hand, and smiles on me:He beckons with his hand and smiles on me,1H6 I.iv.92
As who should say, When I am dead and gone,As who should say ‘ When I am dead and gone,1H6 I.iv.93
Remember to auenge me on the French.Remember to avenge me on the French.’1H6 I.iv.94
Plantaginet I will, and like thee,Plantagenet, I will; and like thee, Nero,1H6 I.iv.95
Play on the Lute, beholding the Townes burne:Play on the lute, beholding the towns burn.1H6 I.iv.96
Wretched shall France be onely in my Name.Wretched shall France be only in my name.1H6 I.iv.97
What stirre is this? what tumult's in the Heauens?What stir is this? What tumult's in the heavens?1H6 I.iv.98
Whence commeth this Alarum, and the noyse?Whence cometh this alarum and the noise?1H6 I.iv.99
Heare, heare, how dying Salisbury doth groane,Hear, hear how dying Salisbury doth groan.1H6 I.iv.104
It irkes his heart he cannot be reueng'd.It irks his heart he cannot be revenged.1H6 I.iv.105
Frenchmen, Ile be a Salisbury to you.Frenchmen, I'll be a Salisbury to you.1H6 I.iv.106
Puzel or Pussel, Dolphin or Dog-fish,Pucelle or pussel, Dolphin or dogfish,1H6 I.iv.107
Your hearts Ile stampe out with my Horses heeles,Your hearts I'll stamp out with my horse's heels1H6 I.iv.108
And make a Quagmire of your mingled braines.And make a quagmire of your mingled brains.1H6 I.iv.109
Conuey me Salisbury into his Tent,Convey me Salisbury into his tent,1H6 I.iv.110
And then wee'le try what these dastard Frenchmen dare.And then we'll try what these dastard Frenchmen dare.1H6 I.iv.111
Where is my strength, my valour, and my force?Where is my strength, my valour, and my force?1H6 I.v.1
Our English Troupes retyre, I cannot stay them,Our English troops retire, I cannot stay them;1H6 I.v.2
A Woman clad in Armour chaseth them.A woman clad in armour chaseth them.1H6 I.v.3
Here, here shee comes. Ile haue a bowt with thee:Here, here she comes. (To Pucelle) I'll have a bout with thee.1H6 I.v.4
Deuill,or Deuils Dam, Ile coniure thee:Devil or devil's dam, I'll conjure thee.1H6 I.v.5
Blood will I draw on thee, thou art a Witch,Blood will I draw on thee – thou art a witch – 1H6 I.v.6
And straightway giue thy Soule to him thou seru'st.And straightway give thy soul to him thou servest.1H6 I.v.7
Heauens, can you suffer Hell so to preuayle?Heavens, can you suffer hell so to prevail?1H6 I.v.9
My brest Ile burst with straining of my courage,My breast I'll burst with straining of my courage,1H6 I.v.10
And from my shoulders crack my Armes asunder,And from my shoulders crack my arms asunder,1H6 I.v.11
But I will chastise this high-minded Strumpet.But I will chastise this high-minded strumpet.1H6 I.v.12
My thoughts are whirled like a Potters Wheele,My thoughts are whirled like a potter's wheel;1H6 I.v.19
I know not where I am, nor what I doe:I know not where I am nor what I do.1H6 I.v.20
A Witch by feare, not force, like Hannibal,A witch by fear, not force, like Hannibal,1H6 I.v.21
Driues back our troupes, and conquers as she lists:Drives back our troops and conquers as she lists.1H6 I.v.22
So Bees with smoake, and Doues with noysome stench,So bees with smoke and doves with noisome stench1H6 I.v.23
Are from their Hyues and Houses driuen away.Are from their hives and houses driven away.1H6 I.v.24
They call'd vs, for our fiercenesse, English Dogges,They called us, for our fierceness, English dogs;1H6 I.v.25
Now like to Whelpes, we crying runne away.Now, like to whelps, we crying run away.1H6 I.v.26
Hearke Countreymen, eyther renew the fight,Hark, countrymen! Either renew the fight1H6 I.v.27
Or teare the Lyons out of Englands Coat;Or tear the lions out of England's coat;1H6 I.v.28
Renounce your Soyle, giue Sheepe in Lyons stead:Renounce your soil, give sheep in lions' stead.1H6 I.v.29
Sheepe run not halfe so trecherous from the Wolfe,Sheep run not half so treacherous from the wolf,1H6 I.v.30
Or Horse or Oxen from the Leopard,Or horse or oxen from the leopard,1H6 I.v.31
As you flye from your oft-subdued slaues.As you fly from your oft-subdued slaves.1H6 I.v.32
It will not be, retyre into your Trenches:It will not be. Retire into your trenches.1H6 I.v.33
You all consented vnto Salisburies death,You all consented unto Salisbury's death,1H6 I.v.34
For none would strike a stroake in his reuenge.For none would strike a stroke in his revenge.1H6 I.v.35
Puzel is entred into Orleance,Pucelle is entered into Orleans1H6 I.v.36
In spight of vs, or ought that we could doe.In spite of us or aught that we could do.1H6 I.v.37
O would I were to dye with Salisbury,O, would I were to die with Salisbury!1H6 I.v.38
The shame hereof, will make me hide my head.The shame hereof will make me hide my head.1H6 I.v.39
Lord Regent, and redoubted Burgundy,Lord Regent, and redoubted Burgundy,1H6 II.i.8
By whose approach, the Regions of Artoys,By whose approach the regions of Artois,1H6 II.i.9
Wallon, and Picardy, are friends to vs:Walloon, and Picardy are friends to us,1H6 II.i.10
This happy night, the Frenchmen are secure,This happy night the Frenchmen are secure,1H6 II.i.11
Hauing all day carows'd and banquetted,Having all day caroused and banqueted;1H6 II.i.12
Embrace we then this opportunitie,Embrace we then this opportunity,1H6 II.i.13
As fitting best to quittance their deceite,As fitting best to quittance their deceit1H6 II.i.14
Contriu'd by Art, and balefull Sorcerie.Contrived by art and baleful sorcery.1H6 II.i.15
A Maid, they say.A maid, they say.1H6 II.i.21.1
Well, let them practise and conuerse with spirits.Well, let them practise and converse with spirits.1H6 II.i.25
God is our Fortresse, in whose conquering nameGod is our fortress, in whose conquering name1H6 II.i.26
Let vs resolue to scale their flinty bulwarkes.Let us resolve to scale their flinty bulwarks.1H6 II.i.27
Not altogether: Better farre I guesse,Not all together; better far, I guess,1H6 II.i.29
That we do make our entrance seuerall wayes:That we do make our entrance several ways;1H6 II.i.30
That if it chance the one of vs do faile,That, if it chance the one of us do fail,1H6 II.i.31
The other yet may rise against their force.The other yet may rise against their force.1H6 II.i.32
And heere will Talbot mount, or make his graue.And here will Talbot mount, or make his grave.1H6 II.i.34
Now Salisbury, for thee and for the rightNow, Salisbury, for thee, and for the right1H6 II.i.35
Of English Henry, shall this night appeareOf English Henry, shall this night appear1H6 II.i.36
How much in duty, I am bound to both.How much in duty I am bound to both.1H6 II.i.37
Bring forth the Body of old Salisbury,Bring forth the body of old Salisbury1H6 II.ii.4
And here aduance it in the Market-Place,And here advance it in the market-place,1H6 II.ii.5
The middle Centure of this cursed Towne.The middle centre of this cursed town.1H6 II.ii.6
Now haue I pay'd my Vow vnto his Soule:Now have I paid my vow unto his soul;1H6 II.ii.7
For euery drop of blood was drawne from him,For every drop of blood was drawn from him1H6 II.ii.8
There hath at least fiue Frenchmen dyed to night.There hath at least five Frenchmen died tonight.1H6 II.ii.9
And that hereafter Ages may beholdAnd that hereafter ages may behold1H6 II.ii.10
What ruine happened in reuenge of him,What ruin happened in revenge of him,1H6 II.ii.11
Within their chiefest Temple Ile erectWithin their chiefest temple I'll erect1H6 II.ii.12
A Tombe, wherein his Corps shall be interr'd:A tomb, wherein his corpse shall be interred;1H6 II.ii.13
Vpon the which, that euery one may reade,Upon the which, that everyone may read,1H6 II.ii.14
Shall be engrau'd the sacke of Orleance,Shall be engraved the sack of Orleans,1H6 II.ii.15
The trecherous manner of his mournefull death,The treacherous manner of his mournful death,1H6 II.ii.16
And what a terror he had beene to France.And what a terror he had been to France.1H6 II.ii.17
But Lords, in all our bloudy Massacre,But, lords, in all our bloody massacre,1H6 II.ii.18
I muse we met not with the Dolphins Grace,I muse we met not with the Dauphin's grace,1H6 II.ii.19
His new-come Champion, vertuous Ioane of Acre,His new-come champion, virtuous Joan of Arc,1H6 II.ii.20
Nor any of his false Confederates.Nor any of his false confederates.1H6 II.ii.21
Here is the Talbot, who would speak with him?Here is the Talbot; who would speak with him?1H6 II.ii.37
Ne're trust me then: for when a World of menNe'er trust me then; for when a world of men1H6 II.ii.48
Could not preuayle with all their Oratorie,Could not prevail with all their oratory,1H6 II.ii.49
Yet hath a Womans kindnesse ouer-rul'd:Yet hath a woman's kindness overruled;1H6 II.ii.50
And therefore tell her, I returne great thankes,And therefore tell her I return great thanks1H6 II.ii.51
And in submission will attend on her.And in submission will attend on her.1H6 II.ii.52
Will not your Honors beare me company?Will not your honours bear me company?1H6 II.ii.53
Well then, alone (since there's no remedie)Well, then, alone, since there's no remedy,1H6 II.ii.57
I meane to proue this Ladyes courtesie.I mean to prove this lady's courtesy.1H6 II.ii.58
Come hither Captaine, you perceiue my minde. Whispers.Come hither, captain. (He whispers) You perceive my mind?1H6 II.ii.59
Madame, I haue beene bold to trouble you:Madam, I have been bold to trouble you;1H6 II.iii.24
But since your Ladyship is not at leysure,But since your ladyship is not at leisure,1H6 II.iii.25
Ile sort some other time to visit you.I'll sort some other time to visit you.1H6 II.iii.26
Marry, for that shee's in a wrong beleefe,Marry, for that she's in a wrong belief,1H6 II.iii.30
I goe to certifie her Talbot's here.I go to certify her Talbot's here.1H6 II.iii.31
Prisoner? to whom?Prisoner? To whom?1H6 II.iii.33.1
Ha, ha, ha.Ha, ha, ha!1H6 II.iii.42
I laugh to see your Ladyship so fond,I laugh to see your ladyship so fond1H6 II.iii.44
To thinke, that you haue ought but Talbots shadow,To think that you have aught but Talbot's shadow1H6 II.iii.45
Whereon to practise your seueritie.Whereon to practise your severity.1H6 II.iii.46
I am indeede.I am indeed.1H6 II.iii.47.2
No, no, I am but shadow of my selfe:No, no, I am but shadow of myself.1H6 II.iii.49
You are deceiu'd, my substance is not here;You are deceived. My substance is not here;1H6 II.iii.50
For what you see, is but the smallest part,For what you see is but the smallest part1H6 II.iii.51
And least proportion of Humanitie:And least proportion of humanity.1H6 II.iii.52
I tell you Madame, were the whole Frame here,I tell you, madam, were the whole frame here,1H6 II.iii.53
It is of such a spacious loftie pitch,It is of such a spacious lofty pitch,1H6 II.iii.54
Your Roofe were not sufficient to contayn't.Your roof were not sufficient to contain't.1H6 II.iii.55
That will I shew you presently.That will I show you presently.1H6 II.iii.59
How say you Madame? are you now perswaded,How say you, madam? Are you now persuaded1H6 II.iii.60
That Talbot is but shadow of himselfe?That Talbot is but shadow of himself?1H6 II.iii.61
These are his substance, sinewes, armes, and strength,These are his substance, sinews, arms, and strength,1H6 II.iii.62
With which he yoaketh your rebellious Neckes,With which he yoketh your rebellious necks,1H6 II.iii.63
Razeth your Cities, and subuerts your Townes,Razeth your cities, and subverts your towns1H6 II.iii.64
And in a moment makes them desolate.And in a moment makes them desolate.1H6 II.iii.65
Be not dismay'd, faire Lady, nor misconsterBe not dismayed, fair lady, nor misconster1H6 II.iii.72
The minde of Talbot, as you did mistakeThe mind of Talbot as you did mistake1H6 II.iii.73
The outward composition of his body.The outward composition of his body.1H6 II.iii.74
What you haue done, hath not offended me:What you have done hath not offended me;1H6 II.iii.75
Nor other satisfaction doe I craue,Nor other satisfaction do I crave1H6 II.iii.76
But onely with your patience, that we mayBut only, with your patience, that we may1H6 II.iii.77
Taste of your Wine, and see what Cates you haue,Taste of your wine and see what cates you have;1H6 II.iii.78
For Souldiers stomacks alwayes serue them well.For soldiers' stomachs always serve them well.1H6 II.iii.79
France, thou shalt rue this Treason with thy teares,France, thou shalt rue this treason with thy tears,1H6 III.ii.36
If Talbot but suruiue thy Trecherie.If Talbot but survive thy treachery.1H6 III.ii.37
Pucell that Witch, that damned Sorceresse,Pucelle, that witch, that damned sorceress,1H6 III.ii.38
Hath wrought this Hellish Mischiefe vnawares,Hath wrought this hellish mischief unawares,1H6 III.ii.39
That hardly we escap't the Pride of France. That hardly we escaped the pride of France.1H6 III.ii.40
Foule Fiend of France, and Hag of all despight,Foul fiend of France and hag of all despite,1H6 III.ii.52
Incompass'd with thy lustfull Paramours,Encompassed with thy lustful paramours,1H6 III.ii.53
Becomes it thee to taunt his valiant Age,Becomes it thee to taunt his valiant age1H6 III.ii.54
And twit with Cowardise a man halfe dead?And twit with cowardice a man half dead?1H6 III.ii.55
Damsell, Ile haue a bowt with you againe,Damsel, I'll have a bout with you again,1H6 III.ii.56
Or else let Talbot perish with this shame.Or else let Talbot perish with this shame.1H6 III.ii.57
Dare yee come forth,and meet vs in the field?Dare ye come forth and meet us in the field?1H6 III.ii.61
I speake not to that rayling Hecate,I speak not to that railing Hecate,1H6 III.ii.64
But vnto thee Alanson, and the rest.But unto thee, Alençon, and the rest.1H6 III.ii.65
Will ye, like Souldiors, come and fight it out?Will ye, like soldiers, come and fight it out?1H6 III.ii.66
Seignior hang: base Muleters of France,Signor, hang! Base muleteers of France!1H6 III.ii.68
Like Pesant foot-Boyes doe they keepe the Walls,Like peasant footboys do they keep the walls1H6 III.ii.69
And dare not take vp Armes, like Gentlemen.And dare not take up arms like gentlemen.1H6 III.ii.70
And there will we be too, ere it be long,And there will we be too ere it be long,1H6 III.ii.75
Or else reproach be Talbots greatest fame.Or else reproach be Talbot's greatest fame!1H6 III.ii.76
Vow Burgonie, by honor of thy House,Vow, Burgundy, by honour of thy house,1H6 III.ii.77
Prickt on by publike Wrongs sustain'd in France,Pricked on by public wrongs sustained in France,1H6 III.ii.78
Either to get the Towne againe, or dye.Either to get the town again or die;1H6 III.ii.79
And I, as sure as English Henry liues,And I, as sure as English Henry lives1H6 III.ii.80
And as his Father here was Conqueror;And as his father here was conqueror,1H6 III.ii.81
As sure as in this late betrayed Towne,As sure as in this late betrayed town1H6 III.ii.82
Great Cordelions Heart was buryed;Great Coeur-de-lion's heart was buried,1H6 III.ii.83
So sure I sweare, to get the Towne, or dye.So sure I swear to get the town or die.1H6 III.ii.84
But ere we goe, regard this dying Prince,But, ere we go, regard this dying prince,1H6 III.ii.86
The valiant Duke of Bedford: Come my Lord,The valiant Duke of Bedford. Come, my lord,1H6 III.ii.87
We will bestow you in some better place,We will bestow you in some better place,1H6 III.ii.88
Fitter for sicknesse, and for crasie age.Fitter for sickness and for crazy age.1H6 III.ii.89
Vndaunted spirit in a dying breast,Undaunted spirit in a dying breast!1H6 III.ii.99
Then be it so: Heauens keepe old Bedford safe.Then be it so. Heavens keep old Bedford safe!1H6 III.ii.100
And now no more adoe, braue Burgonie,And now no more ado, brave Burgundy,1H6 III.ii.101
But gather we our Forces out of hand,But gather we our forces out of hand1H6 III.ii.102
And set vpon our boasting Enemie. And set upon our boasting enemy.1H6 III.ii.103
Lost, and recouered in a day againe,Lost and recovered in a day again!1H6 III.ii.115
This is a double Honor, Burgonie:This is a double honour, Burgundy.1H6 III.ii.116
Yet Heauens haue glory for this Victorie.Yet heavens have glory for this victory!1H6 III.ii.117
Thanks gentle Duke: but where is Pucel now?Thanks, gentle Duke. But where is Pucelle now?1H6 III.ii.121
I thinke her old Familiar is asleepe.I think her old familiar is asleep.1H6 III.ii.122
Now where's the Bastards braues, and Charles his glikes?Now where's the Bastard's braves and Charles his gleeks?1H6 III.ii.123
What all amort? Roan hangs her head for griefe,What, all amort? Rouen hangs her head for grief1H6 III.ii.124
That such a valiant Company are fled.That such a valiant company are fled.1H6 III.ii.125
Now will we take some order in the Towne,Now will we take some order in the town,1H6 III.ii.126
Placing therein some expert Officers,Placing therein some expert officers,1H6 III.ii.127
And then depart to Paris, to the King,And then depart to Paris to the King,1H6 III.ii.128
For there young Henry with his Nobles lye.For there young Henry with his nobles lie.1H6 III.ii.129
But yet before we goe, let's not forgetBut yet, before we go, let's not forget1H6 III.ii.131
The Noble Duke of Bedford, late deceas'd,The noble Duke of Bedford, late deceased,1H6 III.ii.132
But see his Exequies fulfill'd in Roan.But see his exequies fulfilled in Rouen.1H6 III.ii.133
A brauer Souldier neuer couched Launce,A braver soldier never couched lance;1H6 III.ii.134
A gentler Heart did neuer sway in Court.A gentler heart did never sway in court.1H6 III.ii.135
But Kings and mightiest Potentates must die,But kings and mightiest potentates must die,1H6 III.ii.136
For that's the end of humane miserie. For that's the end of human misery.1H6 III.ii.137
My gracious Prince, and honorable Peeres,My gracious prince, and honourable peers,1H6 III.iv.1
Hearing of your arriuall in this Realme,Hearing of your arrival in this realm,1H6 III.iv.2
I haue a while giuen Truce vnto my Warres,I have awhile given truce unto my wars1H6 III.iv.3
To doe my dutie to my Soueraigne.To do my duty to my sovereign;1H6 III.iv.4
In signe whereof, this Arme, that hath reclaym'dIn sign whereof this arm that hath reclaimed1H6 III.iv.5
To your obedience, fiftie Fortresses,To your obedience fifty fortresses,1H6 III.iv.6
Twelue Cities, and seuen walled Townes of strength,Twelve cities, and seven walled towns of strength,1H6 III.iv.7
Beside fiue hundred Prisoners of esteeme;Beside five hundred prisoners of esteem,1H6 III.iv.8
Lets fall his Sword before your Highnesse feet:Lets fall his sword before your highness' feet,1H6 III.iv.9
And with submissiue loyaltie of heartAnd with submissive loyalty of heart1H6 III.iv.10
Ascribes the Glory of his Conquest got,Ascribes the glory of his conquest got1H6 III.iv.11
First to my God, and next vnto your Grace.First to my God and next unto your grace.1H6 III.iv.12
Shame to the Duke of Burgundy, and thee:Shame to the Duke of Burgundy and thee!1H6 IV.i.13
I vow'd (base Knight) when I did meete the next,I vowed, base knight, when I did meet thee next1H6 IV.i.14
To teare the Garter from thy Crauens legge,To tear the Garter from thy craven's leg,1H6 IV.i.15
Which I haue done, because (vnworthily)Which I have done, because unworthily1H6 IV.i.16
Thou was't installed in that High Degree.Thou wast installed in that high degree.1H6 IV.i.17
Pardon me Princely Henry, and the rest:Pardon me, princely Henry, and the rest:1H6 IV.i.18
This Dastard,at the battell of Poictiers,This dastard, at the Battle of Patay,1H6 IV.i.19
When (but in all) I was sixe thousand strong,When, but in all, I was six thousand strong,1H6 IV.i.20
And that the French were almost ten to one,And that the French were almost ten to one,1H6 IV.i.21
Before we met, or that a stroke was giuen,Before we met or that a stroke was given,1H6 IV.i.22
Like to a trustie Squire, did run away.Like to a trusty squire did run away;1H6 IV.i.23
In which assault, we lost twelue hundred men.In which assault we lost twelve hundred men.1H6 IV.i.24
My selfe, and diuers Gentlemen beside,Myself and divers gentlemen beside1H6 IV.i.25
Were there surpriz'd, and taken prisoners.Were there surprised and taken prisoners.1H6 IV.i.26
Then iudge (great Lords) if I haue done amisse:Then judge, great lords, if I have done amiss,1H6 IV.i.27
Or whether that such Cowards ought to weareOr whether that such cowards ought to wear1H6 IV.i.28
This Ornament of Knighthood, yea or no?This ornament of knighthood, yea or no!1H6 IV.i.29
When first this Order was ordain'd my Lords,When first this Order was ordained, my lords,1H6 IV.i.33
Knights of the Garter were of Noble birth;Knights of the Garter were of noble birth,1H6 IV.i.34
Valiant, and Vertuous, full of haughtie Courage,Valiant and virtuous, full of haughty courage,1H6 IV.i.35
Such as were growne to credit by the warres:Such as were grown to credit by the wars;1H6 IV.i.36
Not fearing Death, nor shrinking for Distresse,Not fearing death nor shrinking for distress,1H6 IV.i.37
But alwayes resolute, in most extreames.But always resolute in most extremes.1H6 IV.i.38
He then, that is not furnish'd in this sort,He then that is not furnished in this sort1H6 IV.i.39
Doth but vsurpe the Sacred name of Knight,Doth but usurp the sacred name of knight,1H6 IV.i.40
Prophaning this most Honourable Order,Profaning this most honourable order,1H6 IV.i.41
And should (if I were worthy to be Iudge)And should, if I were worthy to be judge,1H6 IV.i.42
Be quite degraded, like a Hedge-borne Swaine,Be quite degraded, like a hedge-born swain1H6 IV.i.43
That doth presume to boast of Gentle blood.That doth presume to boast of gentle blood.1H6 IV.i.44
Content, my Liege? Yes: But yt I am preuented,Content, my liege? Yes; but that I am prevented,1H6 IV.i.71
I should haue begg'd I might haue bene employd.I should have begged I might have been employed.1H6 IV.i.72
I go my Lord, in heart desiring stillI go, my lord, in heart desiring still1H6 IV.i.76
You may behold confusion of your foes.You may behold confusion of your foes.1H6 IV.i.77
Go to the Gates of Burdeaux Trumpeter,Go to the gates of Bordeaux, trumpeter;1H6 IV.ii.1
Summon their Generall vnto the Wall. Summon their general unto the wall.1H6 IV.ii.2
English Iohn Talbot (Captaines) call you forth,English John Talbot, captains, calls you forth,1H6 IV.ii.3
Seruant in Armes to Harry King of England,Servant in arms to Harry King of England;1H6 IV.ii.4
And thus he would. Open your Citie Gates,And thus he would: open your city gates,1H6 IV.ii.5
Be humble to vs, call my Soueraigne yours,Be humble to us, call my sovereign yours1H6 IV.ii.6
And do him homage as obedient Subiects,And do him homage as obedient subjects,1H6 IV.ii.7
And Ile withdraw me, and my bloody power.And I'll withdraw me and my bloody power;1H6 IV.ii.8
But if you frowne vpon this proffer'd Peace,But if you frown upon this proffered peace,1H6 IV.ii.9
You tempt the fury of my three attendants,You tempt the fury of my three attendants,1H6 IV.ii.10
Leane Famine, quartering Steele, and climbing Fire,Lean famine, quartering steel, and climbing fire;1H6 IV.ii.11
Who in a moment, eeuen with the earth,Who in a moment even with the earth1H6 IV.ii.12
Shall lay your stately, and ayre-brauing Towers,Shall lay your stately and air-braving towers,1H6 IV.ii.13
If you forsake the offer of their loue.If you forsake the offer of their love.1H6 IV.ii.14
He Fables not, I heare the enemie:He fables not; I hear the enemy.1H6 IV.ii.42
Out some light Horsemen, and peruse their Wings.Out, some light horsemen, and peruse their wings.1H6 IV.ii.43
O negligent and heedlesse Discipline,O, negligent and heedless discipline!1H6 IV.ii.44
How are we park'd and bounded in a pale?How are we parked and bounded in a pale – 1H6 IV.ii.45
A little Heard of Englands timorous Deere,A little herd of England's timorous deer,1H6 IV.ii.46
Maz'd with a yelping kennell of French Curres.Mazed with a yelping kennel of French curs!1H6 IV.ii.47
If we be English Deere, be then in blood,If we be English deer, be then in blood;1H6 IV.ii.48
Not Rascall-like to fall downe with a pinch,Not rascal-like to fall down with a pinch,1H6 IV.ii.49
But rather moodie mad: And desperate Stagges,But rather, moody-mad and desperate stags,1H6 IV.ii.50
Turne on the bloody Hounds with heads of Steele,Turn on the bloody hounds with heads of steel1H6 IV.ii.51
And make the Cowards stand aloofe at bay:And make the cowards stand aloof at bay.1H6 IV.ii.52
Sell euery man his life as deere as mine,Sell every man his life as dear as mine,1H6 IV.ii.53
And they shall finde deere Deere of vs my Friends.And they shall find dear deer of us, my friends.1H6 IV.ii.54
God, and S. George, Talbot and Englands right,God and Saint George, Talbot and England's right,1H6 IV.ii.55
Prosper our Colours in this dangerous fight.Prosper our colours in this dangerous fight!1H6 IV.ii.56
O yong Iohn Talbot, I did send for theeO young John Talbot, I did send for thee1H6 IV.v.1
To tutor thee in stratagems of Warre,To tutor thee in stratagems of war,1H6 IV.v.2
That Talbots name might be in thee reuiu'd,That Talbot's name might be in thee revived1H6 IV.v.3
When saplesse Age, and weake vnable limbesWhen sapless age and weak unable limbs1H6 IV.v.4
Should bring thy Father to his drooping Chaire.Should bring thy father to his drooping chair.1H6 IV.v.5
But O malignant and ill-boading Starres,But, O, malignant and ill-boding stars!1H6 IV.v.6
Now thou art come vnto a Feast of death,Now thou art come unto a feast of death,1H6 IV.v.7
A terrible and vnauoyded danger:A terrible and unavoided danger.1H6 IV.v.8
Therefore deere Boy, mount on my swiftest horse,Therefore, dear boy, mount on my swiftest horse,1H6 IV.v.9
And Ile direct thee how thou shalt escapeAnd I'll direct thee how thou shalt escape1H6 IV.v.10
By sodaine flight. Come, dally not, be gone.By sudden flight. Come, dally not, be gone.1H6 IV.v.11
Flye, to reuenge my death, if I be slaine.Fly, to revenge my death if I be slain.1H6 IV.v.18
If we both stay, we both are sure to dye.If we both stay, we both are sure to die.1H6 IV.v.20
Shall all thy Mothers hopes lye in one Tombe?Shall all thy mother's hopes lie in one tomb?1H6 IV.v.34
Vpon my Blessing I command thee goe.Upon my blessing I command thee go.1H6 IV.v.36
Part of thy Father may be sau'd in thee.Part of thy father may be saved in thee.1H6 IV.v.38
Thou neuer hadst Renowne, nor canst not lose it.Thou never hadst renown, nor canst not lose it.1H6 IV.v.40
Thy Fathers charge shal cleare thee from yt staine.Thy father's charge shall clear thee from that stain.1H6 IV.v.42
And leaue my followers here to fight and dye?And leave my followers here to fight and die?1H6 IV.v.45
My Age was neuer tainted with such shame.My age was never tainted with such shame.1H6 IV.v.46
Then here I take my leaue of thee, faire Sonne,Then here I take my leave of thee, fair son,1H6 IV.v.52
Borne to eclipse thy Life this afternoone:Born to eclipse thy life this afternoon.1H6 IV.v.53
Come, side by side, together liue and dye,Come, side by side together live and die,1H6 IV.v.54
And Soule with Soule from France to Heauen flye. And soul with soul from France to heaven fly.1H6 IV.v.55
Saint George, and Victory; fight Souldiers, fight:Saint George and victory! Fight, soldiers, fight!1H6 IV.vi.1
The Regent hath with Talbot broke his word,The Regent hath with Talbot broke his word1H6 IV.vi.2
And left vs to the rage of France his Sword.And left us to the rage of France his sword.1H6 IV.vi.3
Where is Iohn Talbot? pawse, and take thy breath,Where is John Talbot? Pause, and take thy breath;1H6 IV.vi.4
I gaue thee Life, and rescu'd thee from Death.I gave thee life and rescued thee from death.1H6 IV.vi.5
When frõ the Dolphins Crest thy Sword struck fire,When from the Dauphin's crest thy sword struck fire,1H6 IV.vi.10
It warm'd thy Fathers heart with prowd desireIt warmed thy father's heart with proud desire1H6 IV.vi.11
Of bold-fac't Victorie. Then Leaden Age,Of bold-faced victory. Then leaden age,1H6 IV.vi.12
Quicken'd with Youthfull Spleene, and Warlike Rage,Quickened with youthful spleen and warlike rage,1H6 IV.vi.13
Beat downe Alanson, Orleance, Burgundie,Beat down Alençon, Orleans, Burgundy,1H6 IV.vi.14
And from the Pride of Gallia rescued thee.And from the pride of Gallia rescued thee.1H6 IV.vi.15
The irefull Bastard Orleance, that drew bloodThe ireful Bastard Orleans, that drew blood1H6 IV.vi.16
From thee my Boy, and had the MaidenhoodFrom thee, my boy, and had the maidenhood1H6 IV.vi.17
Of thy first fight, I soone encountred,Of thy first fight, I soon encountered,1H6 IV.vi.18
And interchanging blowes, I quickly shedAnd, interchanging blows, I quickly shed1H6 IV.vi.19
Some of his Bastard blood, and in disgraceSome of his bastard blood; and in disgrace1H6 IV.vi.20
Bespoke him thus: Contaminated, base,Bespoke him thus: ‘ Contaminated, base,1H6 IV.vi.21
And mis-begotten blood, I spill of thine,And misbegotten blood I spill of thine,1H6 IV.vi.22
Meane and right poore, for that pure blood of mine,Mean and right poor, for that pure blood of mine1H6 IV.vi.23
Which thou didst force from Talbot, my braue Boy.Which thou didst force from Talbot, my brave boy.’1H6 IV.vi.24
Here purposing the Bastard to destroy,Here, purposing the Bastard to destroy,1H6 IV.vi.25
Came in strong rescue. Speake thy Fathers care:Came in strong rescue. Speak, thy father's care;1H6 IV.vi.26
Art thou not wearie, Iohn? How do'st thou fare?Art thou not weary, John? How dost thou fare?1H6 IV.vi.27
Wilt thou yet leaue the Battaile, Boy, and flie,Wilt thou yet leave the battle, boy, and fly,1H6 IV.vi.28
Now thou art seal'd the Sonne of Chiualrie?Now thou art sealed the son of chivalry?1H6 IV.vi.29
Flye, to reuenge my death when I am dead,Fly, to revenge my death when I am dead;1H6 IV.vi.30
The helpe of one stands me in little stead.The help of one stands me in little stead.1H6 IV.vi.31
Oh, too much folly is it, well I wot,O, too much folly is it, well I wot,1H6 IV.vi.32
To hazard all our liues in one small Boat.To hazard all our lives in one small boat.1H6 IV.vi.33
If I to day dye not with Frenchmens Rage,If I today die not with Frenchmen's rage,1H6 IV.vi.34
To morrow I shall dye with mickle Age.Tomorrow I shall die with mickle age.1H6 IV.vi.35
By me they nothing gaine, and if I stay,By me they nothing gain an if I stay;1H6 IV.vi.36
'Tis but the shortning of my Life one day.'Tis but the shortening of my life one day.1H6 IV.vi.37
In thee thy Mother dyes, our Households Name,In thee thy mother dies, our household's name,1H6 IV.vi.38
My Deaths Reuenge, thy Youth, and Englands Fame:My death's revenge, thy youth, and England's fame.1H6 IV.vi.39
All these, and more, we hazard by thy stay;All these, and more, we hazard by thy stay;1H6 IV.vi.40
All these are sau'd, if thou wilt flye away.All these are saved if thou wilt fly away.1H6 IV.vi.41
Then follow thou thy desp'rate Syre of Creet,Then follow thou thy desperate sire of Crete,1H6 IV.vi.54
Thou Icarus, thy Life to me is sweet:Thou Icarus; thy life to me is sweet.1H6 IV.vi.55
If thou wilt fight, fight by thy Fathers side,If thou wilt fight, fight by thy father's side;1H6 IV.vi.56
And commendable prou'd, let's dye in pride. And, commendable proved, let's die in pride.1H6 IV.vi.57
Where is my other Life? mine owne is gone.Where is my other life? Mine own is gone.1H6 IV.vii.1
O, where's young Talbot? where is valiant Iohn?O, where's young Talbot? Where is valiant John?1H6 IV.vii.2
Triumphant Death, smear'd with Captiuitie,Triumphant Death, smeared with captivity,1H6 IV.vii.3
Young Talbots Valour makes me smile at thee.Young Talbot's valour makes me smile at thee.1H6 IV.vii.4
When he perceiu'd me shrinke, and on my Knee,When he perceived me shrink and on my knee,1H6 IV.vii.5
His bloodie Sword he brandisht ouer mee,His bloody sword he brandished over me,1H6 IV.vii.6
And like a hungry Lyon did commenceAnd like a hungry lion did commence1H6 IV.vii.7
Rough deeds of Rage, and sterne Impatience:Rough deeds of rage and stern impatience;1H6 IV.vii.8
But when my angry Guardant stood alone,But when my angry guardant stood alone,1H6 IV.vii.9
Tendring my ruine, and assayl'd of none,Tendering my ruin and assailed of none,1H6 IV.vii.10
Dizzie-ey'd Furie, and great rage of Heart,Dizzy-eyed fury and great rage of heart1H6 IV.vii.11
Suddenly made him from my side to startSuddenly made him from my side to start1H6 IV.vii.12
Into the clustring Battaile of the French:Into the clustering battle of the French;1H6 IV.vii.13
And in that Sea of Blood, my Boy did drenchAnd in that sea of blood my boy did drench1H6 IV.vii.14
His ouer-mounting Spirit; and there di'deHis over-mounting spirit; and there died1H6 IV.vii.15
My Icarus, my Blossome, in his pride.My Icarus, my blossom, in his pride.1H6 IV.vii.16
Thou antique Death, which laugh'st vs here to scorn,Thou antic Death, which laughest us here to scorn,1H6 IV.vii.18
Anon from thy insulting Tyrannie,Anon, from thy insulting tyranny,1H6 IV.vii.19
Coupled in bonds of perpetuitie,Coupled in bonds of perpetuity,1H6 IV.vii.20
Two Talbots winged through the lither Skie,Two Talbots, winged through the lither sky,1H6 IV.vii.21
In thy despight shall scape Mortalitie.In thy despite shall 'scape mortality.1H6 IV.vii.22
O thou whose wounds become hard fauoured death,O thou whose wounds become hard-favoured Death,1H6 IV.vii.23
Speake to thy father, ere thou yeeld thy breath,Speak to thy father ere thou yield thy breath!1H6 IV.vii.24
Braue death by speaking, whither he will or no:Brave Death by speaking, whether he will or no;1H6 IV.vii.25
Imagine him a Frenchman, and thy Foe.Imagine him a Frenchman, and thy foe.1H6 IV.vii.26
Poore Boy, he smiles, me thinkes, as who should say,Poor boy! He smiles, methinks, as who should say1H6 IV.vii.27
Had Death bene French, then Death had dyed to day.‘ Had Death been French, then Death had died today.’1H6 IV.vii.28
Come, come, and lay him in his Fathers armes,Come, come, and lay him in his father's arms.1H6 IV.vii.29
My spirit can no longer beare these harmes.My spirit can no longer bear these harms.1H6 IV.vii.30
Souldiers adieu: I haue what I would haue,Soldiers, adieu! I have what I would have,1H6 IV.vii.31
Now my old armes are yong Iohn Talbots graue. Now my old arms are young John Talbot's grave.1H6 IV.vii.32
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