LIEUTENANT
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The gaudy blabbing and remorsefull day,The gaudy, blabbing, and remorseful day2H6 IV.i.1
Is crept into the bosome of the Sea:Is crept into the bosom of the sea;2H6 IV.i.2
And now loud houling Wolues arouse the IadesAnd now loud howling wolves arouse the jades2H6 IV.i.3
That dragge the Tragicke melancholy night:That drag the tragic melancholy night;2H6 IV.i.4
Who with their drowsie, slow, and flagging wingsWho with their drowsy, slow, and flagging wings2H6 IV.i.5
Cleape dead-mens graues, and from their misty Iawes,Clip dead men's graves, and from their misty jaws2H6 IV.i.6
Breath foule contagious darknesse in the ayre:Breathe foul contagious darkness in the air.2H6 IV.i.7
Therefore bring forth the Souldiers of our prize,Therefore bring forth the soldiers of our prize,2H6 IV.i.8
For whilst our Pinnace Anchors in the Downes,For whilst our pinnace anchors in the Downs2H6 IV.i.9
Heere shall they make their ransome on the sand,Here shall they make their ransom on the sand,2H6 IV.i.10
Or with their blood staine this discoloured shore.Or with their blood stain this discoloured shore.2H6 IV.i.11
Maister, this Prisoner freely giue I thee,Master, this prisoner freely give I thee;2H6 IV.i.12
And thou that art his Mate, make boote of this:And thou that art his mate make boot of this;2H6 IV.i.13
The other Walter Whitmore is thy share.The other, Walter Whitmore, is thy share.2H6 IV.i.14
What thinke you much to pay 2000. Crownes,What, think you much to pay two thousand crowns,2H6 IV.i.18
And beare the name and port of Gentlemen?And bear the name and port of gentleman?2H6 IV.i.19
Cut both the Villaines throats, for dy you shall:Cut both the villains' throats; for die you shall.2H6 IV.i.20
The liues of those which we haue lost in fight,The lives of those which we have lost in fight2H6 IV.i.21
Be counter-poys'd with such a pettie summe.Be counterpoised with such a petty sum!2H6 IV.i.22
Be not so rash, take ransome, let him liue.Be not so rash. Take ransom; let him live.2H6 IV.i.28
But Ioue was neuer slaine as thou shalt be,But Jove was never slain, as thou shalt be.2H6 IV.i.49
First let my words stab him, as he hath me.First let my words stab him, as he hath me.2H6 IV.i.66
Conuey him hence, and on our long boats side,Convey him hence, and on our longboat's side2H6 IV.i.68
Strike off his head. Strike off his head.2H6 IV.i.69.1
Yes, Poole.2H6 IV.i.70.1
Poole, Sir Poole? Lord,Poole! Sir Poole! Lord!2H6 IV.i.70.3
I kennell, puddle, sinke, whose filth and dirtAy, kennel, puddle, sink, whose filth and dirt2H6 IV.i.71
Troubles the siluer Spring, where England drinkes:Troubles the silver spring where England drinks;2H6 IV.i.72
Now will I dam vp this thy yawning mouth,Now will I dam up this thy yawning mouth2H6 IV.i.73
For swallowing the Treasure of the Realme.For swallowing the treasure of the realm.2H6 IV.i.74
Thy lips that kist the Queene, shall sweepe the ground:Thy lips that kissed the Queen shall sweep the ground;2H6 IV.i.75
And thou that smil'dst at good Duke Humfries death,And thou that smiled'st at good Duke Humphrey's death2H6 IV.i.76
Against the senselesse windes shall grin in vaine,Against the senseless winds shalt grin in vain,2H6 IV.i.77
Who in contempt shall hisse at thee againe.Who in contempt shall hiss at thee again;2H6 IV.i.78
And wedded be thou to the Hagges of hell,And wedded be thou to the hags of hell,2H6 IV.i.79
For daring to affye a mighty LordFor daring to affy a mighty lord2H6 IV.i.80
Vnto the daughter of a worthlesse King,Unto the daughter of a worthless king,2H6 IV.i.81
Hauing neyther Subiect, Wealth, nor Diadem:Having neither subject, wealth, nor diadem.2H6 IV.i.82
By diuellish policy art thou growne great,By devilish policy art thou grown great,2H6 IV.i.83
And like ambitious Sylla ouer-gorg'd,And, like ambitious Sylla, overgorged2H6 IV.i.84
With gobbets of thy Mother-bleeding heart.With gobbets of thy mother's bleeding heart.2H6 IV.i.85
By thee Aniou and Maine were soldto France.By thee Anjou and Maine were sold to France,2H6 IV.i.86
The false reuolting Normans thorough thee,The false revolting Normans thorough thee2H6 IV.i.87
Disdaine to call vs Lord, and PiccardieDisdain to call us lord, and Picardy2H6 IV.i.88
Hath slaine their Gouernors, surpriz'd our Forts,Hath slain their governors, surprised our forts,2H6 IV.i.89
And sent the ragged Souldiers wounded home.And sent the ragged soldiers wounded home.2H6 IV.i.90
The Princely Warwicke, and the Neuils all,The princely Warwick, and the Nevils all,2H6 IV.i.91
Whose dreadfull swords were neuer drawne in vaine,Whose dreadful swords were never drawn in vain,2H6 IV.i.92
As hating thee, and rising vp in armes.As hating thee, are rising up in arms;2H6 IV.i.93
And now the House of Yorke thrust from the Crowne,And now the house of York, thrust from the crown2H6 IV.i.94
By shamefull murther of a guiltlesse King,By shameful murder of a guiltless king2H6 IV.i.95
And lofty proud incroaching tyranny,And lofty, proud, encroaching tyranny,2H6 IV.i.96
Burnes with reuenging fire, whose hopefull coloursBurns with revenging fire, whose hopeful colours2H6 IV.i.97
Aduance our halfe-fac'd Sunne, striuing to shine;Advance our half-faced sun, striving to shine,2H6 IV.i.98
Vnder the which is writ, Inuitis nubibus.Under the which is writ ‘ Invitis nubibus.’2H6 IV.i.99
The Commons heere in Kent are vp in armes,The commons here in Kent are up in arms;2H6 IV.i.100
And to conclude, Reproach and Beggerie,And to conclude, reproach and beggary2H6 IV.i.101
Is crept into the Pallace of our King,Is crept into the palace of our King,2H6 IV.i.102
And all by thee: away, conuey him hence.And all by thee. Away! Convey him hence.2H6 IV.i.103
Ay, but my deeds shall stay thy fury soon.2H6 IV.i.113
Water: Walter!2H6 IV.i.116
Hale him away, and let him talke no more:Hale him away, and let him talk no more.2H6 IV.i.133
And as for these whose ransome we haue set,And as for these whose ransom we have set,2H6 IV.i.141
It is our pleasure one of them depart:It is our pleasure one of them depart;2H6 IV.i.142
Therefore come you with vs, and let him go. Therefore come you with us, and let him go.2H6 IV.i.143
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