THIRD GENTLEMAN
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Among the crow'd i'th'Abbey, where a fingerAmong the crowd i'th' Abbey, where a fingerH8 IV.i.57
Could not be wedg'd in more: I am stifledCould not be wedged in more: I am stifledH8 IV.i.58
With the meere ranknesse of their ioy.With the mere rankness of their joy.H8 IV.i.59.1
That I did.That I did.H8 IV.i.60.2
Well worth the seeing.Well worth the seeing.H8 IV.i.61.1
As well as I am able. The rich streameAs well as I am able. The rich streamH8 IV.i.62
Of Lords, and Ladies, hauing brought the QueeneOf lords and ladies, having brought the QueenH8 IV.i.63
To a prepar'd place in the Quire, fell offTo a prepared place in the choir, fell offH8 IV.i.64
A distance from her; while her Grace sate downeA distance from her, while her grace sat downH8 IV.i.65
To rest a while, some halfe an houre, or so,To rest awhile, some half an hour or so,H8 IV.i.66
In a rich Chaire of State, opposing freelyIn a rich chair of state, opposing freelyH8 IV.i.67
The Beauty of her Person to the People.The beauty of her person to the people.H8 IV.i.68
Beleeue me Sir, she is the goodliest WomanBelieve me, sir, she is the goodliest womanH8 IV.i.69
That euer lay by man: which when the peopleThat ever lay by man; which when the peopleH8 IV.i.70
Had the full view of, such a noyse arose,Had the full view of, such a noise aroseH8 IV.i.71
As the shrowdes make at Sea, in a stiffe Tempest,As the shrouds make at sea in a stiff tempest,H8 IV.i.72
As lowd, and to as many Tunes. Hats, Cloakes,As loud, and to as many tunes. Hats, cloaks – H8 IV.i.73
(Doublets, I thinke) flew vp, and had their FacesDoublets, I think – flew up, and had their facesH8 IV.i.74
Bin loose, this day they had beene lost. Such ioyBeen loose, this day they had been lost. Such joyH8 IV.i.75
I neuer saw before. Great belly'd women,I never saw before. Great-bellied women,H8 IV.i.76
That had not halfe a weeke to go, like RammesThat had not half a week to go, like ramsH8 IV.i.77
In the old time of Warre, would shake the preaseIn the old time of war, would shake the press,H8 IV.i.78
And make 'em reele before 'em. No man liuingAnd make 'em reel before 'em. No man livingH8 IV.i.79
Could say this is my wife there, all were wouenCould say ‘This is my wife’ there, all were wovenH8 IV.i.80
So strangely in one peece.So strangely in one piece.H8 IV.i.81.1
At length, her Grace rose, and with modest pacesAt length her grace rose, and with modest pacesH8 IV.i.82
Came to the Altar, where she kneel'd, and Saint-likeCame to the altar, where she kneeled, and saint-likeH8 IV.i.83
Cast her faire eyes to Heauen, and pray'd deuoutly.Cast her fair eyes to heaven, and prayed devoutly,H8 IV.i.84
Then rose againe, and bow'd her to the people:Then rose again, and bowed her to the people;H8 IV.i.85
When by the Arch-byshop of Canterbury,When by the Archbishop of CanterburyH8 IV.i.86
She had all the Royall makings of a Queene;She had all the royal makings of a queen,H8 IV.i.87
As holy Oyle, Edward Confessors Crowne,As holy oil, Edward Confessor's crown,H8 IV.i.88
The Rod, and Bird of Peace, and all such EmblemesThe rod, and bird of peace, and all such emblemsH8 IV.i.89
Laid Nobly on her: which perform'd, the QuireLaid nobly on her: which performed, the choir,H8 IV.i.90
With all the choysest Musicke of the Kingdome,With all the choicest music of the kingdom,H8 IV.i.91
Together sung Te Deum. So she parted,Together sung Te Deum. So she parted,H8 IV.i.92
And with the same full State pac'd backe againeAnd with the same full state paced back againH8 IV.i.93
To Yorke-Place, where the Feast is held.To York Place, where the feast is held.H8 IV.i.94.1
I know it:I know it,H8 IV.i.97.2
But 'tis so lately alter'd, that the old nameBut 'tis so lately altered that the old nameH8 IV.i.98
Is fresh about me.Is fresh about me.H8 IV.i.99.1
Stokeley and Gardiner, the one of Winchester,Stokesley and Gardiner, the one of Winchester,H8 IV.i.101
Newly preferr'd from the Kings Secretary:Newly preferred from the King's secretary,H8 IV.i.102
The other London.The other, London.H8 IV.i.103.1
All the Land knowes that:All the land knows that;H8 IV.i.105.2
How euer, yet there is no great breach, when it comesHowever, yet there is no great breach. When it comes,H8 IV.i.106
Cranmer will finde a Friend will not shrinke from him.Cranmer will find a friend will not shrink from him.H8 IV.i.107
Thomas Cromwell,Thomas Cromwell,H8 IV.i.108.2
A man in much esteeme with th'King, and trulyA man in much esteem with th' King, and trulyH8 IV.i.109
A worthy Friend. The King ha's made him / Master A worthy friend. The King has made him MasterH8 IV.i.110
o'th'Iewell House,O'th' Jewel House,H8 IV.i.111
And one already of the Priuy Councell.And one, already, of the Privy Council.H8 IV.i.112
Yes without all doubt.Yes, without all doubt.H8 IV.i.113.2
Come Gentlemen, ye shall go my way,Come, gentlemen, ye shall go my way, whichH8 IV.i.114
Which is to'th Court, and there ye shall be my Guests:Is to th' court, and there ye shall be my guests:H8 IV.i.115
Something I can command. As I walke thither,Something I can command. As I walk thither,H8 IV.i.116
Ile tell ye more.I'll tell ye more.H8 IV.i.117.1
Both. SECOND and THIRD GENTLEMEN
You may command vs Sir. You may command us, sir.H8 IV.i.117.2
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