KING HENRY IV
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Goe, call the Earles of Surrey, and of Warwick: Go call the Earls of Surrey and of Warwick – 2H4 III.i.1
But ere they come, bid them ore-reade these Letters, But, ere they come, bid them o'er-read these letters2H4 III.i.2
And well consider of them: make good speed. And well consider of them. Make good speed.2H4 III.i.3
How many thousand of my poorest Subiects How many thousand of my poorest subjects2H4 III.i.4
Are at this howre asleepe? O Sleepe, O gentle Sleepe, Are at this hour asleep! O sleep, O gentle sleep,2H4 III.i.5
Natures soft Nurse, how haue I frighted thee, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee,2H4 III.i.6
That thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids downe, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down2H4 III.i.7
And steepe my Sences in Forgetfulnesse? And steep my senses in forgetfulness?2H4 III.i.8
Why rather (Sleepe) lyest thou in smoakie Cribs, Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs,2H4 III.i.9
Vpon vneasie Pallads stretching thee, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee,2H4 III.i.10
And huisht with bussing Night, flyes to thy slumber, And hushed with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber,2H4 III.i.11
Then in the perfum'd Chambers of the Great? Than in the perfumed chambers of the great,2H4 III.i.12
Vnder the Canopies of costly State, Under the canopies of costly state,2H4 III.i.13
And lull'd with sounds of sweetest Melodie? And lulled with sound of sweetest melody?2H4 III.i.14
O thou dull God, why lyest thou with the vilde, O thou dull god, why liest thou with the vile2H4 III.i.15
In loathsome Beds, and leau'st the Kingly Couch, In loathsome beds, and leavest the kingly couch2H4 III.i.16
A Watch-case, or a common Larum-Bell? A watch-case, or a common 'larum-bell?2H4 III.i.17
Wilt thou, vpon the high and giddie Mast, Wilt thou upon the high and giddy mast2H4 III.i.18
Seale vp the Ship-boyes Eyes, and rock his Braines, Seal up the ship-boy's eyes, and rock his brains2H4 III.i.19
In Cradle of the rude imperious Surge, In cradle of the rude imperious surge,2H4 III.i.20
And in the visitation of the Windes, And in the visitation of the winds,2H4 III.i.21
Who take the Ruffian Billowes by the top, Who take the ruffian billows by the top,2H4 III.i.22
Curling their monstrous heads, and hanging them Curling their monstrous heads, and hanging them2H4 III.i.23
With deaff'ning Clamors in the slipp'ry Clouds, With deafing clamour in the slippery clouds,2H4 III.i.24
That with the hurley, Death it selfe awakes? That with the hurly death itself awakes?2H4 III.i.25
Canst thou (O partiall Sleepe) giue thy Repose Canst thou, O partial sleep, give thy repose2H4 III.i.26
To the wet Sea-Boy, in an houre so rude: To the wet sea-son in an hour so rude,2H4 III.i.27
And in the calmest, and most stillest Night, And in the calmest and most stillest night,2H4 III.i.28
With all appliances, and meanes to boote, With all appliances and means to boot,2H4 III.i.29
Deny it to a King? Then happy Lowe, lye downe, Deny it to a king? Then happy low, lie down!2H4 III.i.30
Vneasie lyes the Head, that weares a Crowne. Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.2H4 III.i.31
Is it good-morrow, Lords? Is it good morrow, lords?2H4 III.i.33
Why then good-morrow to you all (my Lords:) Why then, good morrow to you all, my lords.2H4 III.i.35
Haue you read o're the Letters that I sent you? Have you read o'er the letters that I sent you?2H4 III.i.36
Then you perceiue the Body of our Kingdome, Then you perceive the body of our kingdom2H4 III.i.38
How foule it is: what ranke Diseases grow, How foul it is, what rank diseases grow,2H4 III.i.39
And with what danger, neere the Heart of it? And with what danger, near the heart of it.2H4 III.i.40
Oh Heauen, that one might read the Book of Fate, O God, that one might read the book of fate,2H4 III.i.45
And see the reuolution of the Times And see the revolution of the times2H4 III.i.46
Make Mountaines leuell, and the Continent Make mountains level, and the continent,2H4 III.i.47
(Wearie of solide firmenesse) melt it selfe Weary of solid firmness, melt itself2H4 III.i.48
Into the Sea: and other Times, to see Into the sea; and other times to see2H4 III.i.49
The beachie Girdle of the Ocean The beachy girdle of the ocean2H4 III.i.50
Too wide for Neptunes hippes; how Chances mocks Too wide for Neptune's hips; how chance's mocks2H4 III.i.51
And Changes fill the Cuppe of Alteration And changes fill the cup of alteration2H4 III.i.52
With diuers Liquors. 'Tis not tenne yeeres gone, With divers liquors! 'Tis not ten years gone2H4 III.i.53
Since Richard, and Northumberland, great friends, Since Richard and Northumberland, great friends,2H4 III.i.54
Did feast together; and in two yeeres after, Did feast together, and in two years after2H4 III.i.55
Were they at Warres. It is but eight yeeres since, Were they at wars. It is but eight years since2H4 III.i.56
This Percie was the man, neerest my Soule, This Percy was the man nearest my soul,2H4 III.i.57
Who, like a Brother, toyl'd in my Affaires, Who like a brother toiled in my affairs2H4 III.i.58
And layd his Loue and Life vnder my foot: And laid his love and life under my foot;2H4 III.i.59
Yea, for my sake, euen to the eyes of Richard Yea, for my sake, even to the eyes of Richard2H4 III.i.60
Gaue him defiance. But which of you was by Gave him defiance. But which of you was by – 2H4 III.i.61
(You Cousin Neuil, as I may remember) (to Warwick) You, cousin Nevil, as I may remember – 2H4 III.i.62
When Richard, with his Eye, brim-full of Teares, When Richard, with his eye brimful of tears,2H4 III.i.63
(Then check'd, and rated by Northumberland) Then checked and rated by Northumberland,2H4 III.i.64
Did speake these words (now prou'd a Prophecie:) Did speak these words, now proved a prophecy?2H4 III.i.65
Northumberland, thou Ladder, by the which ‘ Northumberland, thou ladder by the which2H4 III.i.66
My Cousin Bullingbrooke ascends my Throne: My cousin Bolingbroke ascends my throne ’ – 2H4 III.i.67
(Though then, Heauen knowes, I had no such intent, Though then, God knows, I had no such intent,2H4 III.i.68
But that necessitie so bow'd the State, But that necessity so bowed the state2H4 III.i.69
That I and Greatnesse were compell'd to kisse:) That I and greatness were compelled to kiss – 2H4 III.i.70
The Time shall come (thus did hee follow it) ‘ The time shall come ’ – thus did he follow it – 2H4 III.i.71
The Time will come, that foule Sinne gathering head, ‘ The time will come that foul sin, gathering head,2H4 III.i.72
Shall breake into Corruption: so went on, Shall break into corruption ’ – so went on,2H4 III.i.73
Fore-telling this same Times Condition, Foretelling this same time's condition,2H4 III.i.74
And the diuision of our Amitie. And the division of our amity.2H4 III.i.75
Are these things then Necessities? Are these things then necessities?2H4 III.i.88.2
Then let vs meete them like Necessities; Then let us meet them like necessities,2H4 III.i.89
And that same word, euen now cryes out on vs: And that same word even now cries out on us.2H4 III.i.90
They say, the Bishop and Northumberland They say the Bishop and Northumberland2H4 III.i.91
Are fiftie thousand strong. Are fifty thousand strong.2H4 III.i.92.1
I will take your counsaile: I will take your counsel.2H4 III.i.102.2
And were these inward Warres once out of hand, And were these inward wars once out of hand,2H4 III.i.103
Wee would (deare Lords) vnto the Holy-Land. We would, dear lords, unto the Holy Land.2H4 III.i.104
Now Lords, if Heauen doth giue successefull end Now, lords, if God doth give successful end2H4 IV.iv.1
To this Debate, that bleedeth at our doores, To this debate that bleedeth at our doors,2H4 IV.iv.2
Wee will our Youth lead on to higher Fields, We will our youth lead on to higher fields,2H4 IV.iv.3
And draw no Swords, but what are sanctify'd. And draw no swords but what are sanctified.2H4 IV.iv.4
Our Nauie is addressed, our Power collected, Our navy is addressed, our power collected,2H4 IV.iv.5
Our Substitutes, in absence, well inuested, Our substitutes in absence well invested,2H4 IV.iv.6
And euery thing lyes leuell to our wish; And everything lies level to our wish;2H4 IV.iv.7
Onely wee want a little personall Strength: Only we want a little personal strength,2H4 IV.iv.8
And pawse vs, till these Rebels, now a-foot, And pause us till these rebels now afoot2H4 IV.iv.9
Come vnderneath the yoake of Gouernment. Come underneath the yoke of government.2H4 IV.iv.10
Humphrey (my Sonne of Gloucester) Humphrey, my son of Gloucester,2H4 IV.iv.12.2
where is the Prince, your Brother? Where is the Prince your brother?2H4 IV.iv.13
And how accompanied? And how accompanied?2H4 IV.iv.15.1
Is not his Brother, Thomas of Clarence, with him? Is not his brother Thomas of Clarence with him?2H4 IV.iv.16
Nothing but well to thee, Thomas of Clarence. Nothing but well to thee, Thomas of Clarence.2H4 IV.iv.19
How chance thou art not with the Prince, thy Brother? How chance thou art not with the Prince thy brother?2H4 IV.iv.20
Hee loues thee, and thou do'st neglect him (Thomas.) He loves thee, and thou dost neglect him, Thomas.2H4 IV.iv.21
Thou hast a better place in his Affection, Thou hast a better place in his affection2H4 IV.iv.22
Then all thy Brothers: cherish it (my Boy) Than all thy brothers; cherish it, my boy,2H4 IV.iv.23
And Noble Offices thou may'st effect And noble offices thou mayst effect2H4 IV.iv.24
Of Mediation (after I am dead) Of mediation, after I am dead,2H4 IV.iv.25
Betweene his Greatnesse, and thy other Brethren. Between his greatness and thy other brethren.2H4 IV.iv.26
Therefore omit him not: blunt not his Loue, Therefore omit him not; blunt not his love,2H4 IV.iv.27
Nor loose the good aduantage of his Grace, Nor lose the good advantage of his grace2H4 IV.iv.28
By seeming cold, or carelesse of his will. By seeming cold or careless of his will.2H4 IV.iv.29
For hee is gracious, if hee be obseru'd: For he is gracious, if he be observed;2H4 IV.iv.30
Hee hath a Teare for Pitie, and a Hand He hath a tear for pity, and a hand2H4 IV.iv.31
Open (as Day) for melting Charitie: Open as day for melting charity;2H4 IV.iv.32
Yet notwithstanding, being incens'd, hee's Flint, Yet notwithstanding, being incensed, he is flint,2H4 IV.iv.33
As humorous as Winter, and as sudden, As humorous as winter, and as sudden2H4 IV.iv.34
As Flawes congealed in the Spring of day. As flaws congealed in the spring of day.2H4 IV.iv.35
His temper therefore must be well obseru'd: His temper therefore must be well observed.2H4 IV.iv.36
Chide him for faults, and doe it reuerently, Chide him for faults, and do it reverently,2H4 IV.iv.37
When you perceiue his blood enclin'd to mirth: When thou perceive his blood inclined to mirth;2H4 IV.iv.38
But being moodie, giue him Line, and scope, But, being moody, give him time and scope,2H4 IV.iv.39
Till that his passions (like a Whale on ground) Till that his passions, like a whale on ground,2H4 IV.iv.40
Confound themselues with working. Learne this Thomas, Confound themselves with working. Learn this, Thomas,2H4 IV.iv.41
And thou shalt proue a shelter to thy friends, And thou shalt prove a shelter to thy friends,2H4 IV.iv.42
A Hoope of Gold, to binde thy Brothers in: A hoop of gold to bind thy brothers in,2H4 IV.iv.43
That the vnited Vessell of their Blood That the united vessel of their blood,2H4 IV.iv.44
(Mingled with Venome of Suggestion, Mingled with venom of suggestion,2H4 IV.iv.45
As force, perforce, the Age will powre it in) As force perforce the age will pour it in,2H4 IV.iv.46
Shall neuer leake, though it doe worke as strong Shall never leak, though it do work as strong2H4 IV.iv.47
As Aconitum, or rash Gun-powder. As aconitum or rash gunpowder.2H4 IV.iv.48
Why art thou not at Windsor with him (Thomas?) Why art thou not at Windsor with him, Thomas?2H4 IV.iv.50
And how accompanyed? Canst thou tell that? And how accompanied? Canst thou tell that?2H4 IV.iv.52
Most subiect is the fattest Soyle to Weedes: Most subject is the fattest soil to weeds,2H4 IV.iv.54
And hee (the Noble Image of my Youth) And he, the noble image of my youth,2H4 IV.iv.55
Is ouer-spread with them: therefore my griefe Is overspread with them:; therefore my grief2H4 IV.iv.56
Stretches it selfe beyond the howre of death. Stretches itself beyond the hour of death.2H4 IV.iv.57
The blood weepes from my heart, when I doe shape The blood weeps from my heart when I do shape2H4 IV.iv.58
(In formes imaginarie) th'vnguided Dayes, In forms imaginary th' unguided days2H4 IV.iv.59
And rotten Times, that you shall looke vpon, And rotten times that you shall look upon2H4 IV.iv.60
When I am sleeping with my Ancestors. When I am sleeping with my ancestors.2H4 IV.iv.61
For when his head-strong Riot hath no Curbe, For when his headstrong riot hath no curb,2H4 IV.iv.62
When Rage and hot-Blood are his Counsailors, When rage and hot blood are his counsellors,2H4 IV.iv.63
When Meanes and lauish Manners meete together; When means and lavish manners meet together,2H4 IV.iv.64
Oh, with what Wings shall his Affections flye O, with what wings shall his affections fly2H4 IV.iv.65
Towards fronting Perill, and oppos'd Decay? Towards fronting peril and opposed decay!2H4 IV.iv.66
'Tis seldome, when the Bee doth leaue her Combe 'Tis seldom when the bee doth leave her comb2H4 IV.iv.79
In the dead Carrion. In the dead carrion.2H4 IV.iv.80.1
Who's heere? Westmerland? Who's here? Westmorland?2H4 IV.iv.80.2
O Westmerland, thou art a Summer Bird, O Westmorland, thou art a summer bird,2H4 IV.iv.91
Which euer in the haunch of Winter sings Which ever in the haunch of winter sings2H4 IV.iv.92
The lifting vp of day. The lifting up of day.2H4 IV.iv.93.1
Looke, heere's more newes. Look, here's more news.2H4 IV.iv.93.2
And wherefore should these good newes / Make me sicke? And wherefore should these good news make me sick?2H4 IV.iv.102
Will Fortune neuer come with both hands full, Will Fortune never come with both hands full,2H4 IV.iv.103
But write her faire words still in foulest Letters? But wet her fair words still in foulest terms?2H4 IV.iv.104
Shee eyther giues a Stomack, and no Foode, She either gives a stomach and no food – 2H4 IV.iv.105
(Such are the poore, in health) or else a Feast, Such are the poor, in health – or else a feast2H4 IV.iv.106
And takes away the Stomack (such are the Rich, And takes away the stomach – such are the rich2H4 IV.iv.107
That haue aboundance, and enioy it not.) That have abundance and enjoy it not.2H4 IV.iv.108
I should reioyce now, at this happy newes, I should rejoice now at this happy news,2H4 IV.iv.109
And now my Sight fayles, and my Braine is giddie. And now my sight fails, and my brain is giddy.2H4 IV.iv.110
O me, come neere me, now I am much ill. O me! Come near me. Now I am much ill.2H4 IV.iv.111
I pray you take me vp, and beare me hence I pray you take me up, and bear me hence2H4 IV.iv.131
Into some other Chamber: softly 'pray. Into some other chamber. Softly, pray.2H4 IV.iv.132
Let there be no noyse made (my gentle friends) Let there be no noise made, my gentle friends,2H4 IV.v.1
Vnlesse some dull and fauourable hand Unless some dull and favourable hand2H4 IV.v.2
Will whisper Musicke to my wearie Spirit. Will whisper music to my weary spirit.2H4 IV.v.3
Set me the Crowne vpon my Pillow here. Set me the crown upon my pillow here.2H4 IV.v.5
Warwicke, Gloucester, Clarence. Warwick! Gloucester! Clarence!2H4 IV.v.49
Why did you leaue me here alone (my Lords?) Why did you leave me here alone, my lords?2H4 IV.v.51
The Prince of Wales? where is hee? The Prince of Wales? Where is he?2H4 IV.v.54
let mee see him. Let me see him. He is not here.2H4 IV.v.55
Where is the Crowne? who tooke it from Where is the crown? Who took it from2H4 IV.v.58
my Pillow? my pillow?2H4 IV.v.59
The Prince hath ta'ne it hence: / Goe seeke him out. The Prince hath ta'en it hence. Go, seek him out.2H4 IV.v.61
Is hee so hastie, that hee doth suppose Is he so hasty that he doth suppose2H4 IV.v.62
My sleepe, my death? My sleep my death?2H4 IV.v.63
Finde him (my Lord of Warwick) / Chide him hither: Find him, my lord of Warwick; chide him hither.2H4 IV.v.64
this part of his conioynes / With my disease, This part of his conjoins with my disease,2H4 IV.v.65
and helpes to end me. / See Sonnes, what things you are: And helps to end me. See, sons, what things you are.2H4 IV.v.66
How quickly Nature falls into reuolt, How quickly nature falls into revolt2H4 IV.v.67
When Gold becomes her Obiect? When gold becomes her object!2H4 IV.v.68
For this, the foolish ouer-carefull Fathers For this the foolish over-careful fathers2H4 IV.v.69
Haue broke their sleepes with thoughts, Have broke their sleep with thoughts,2H4 IV.v.70
Their braines with care, their bones with industry. Their brains with care, their bones with industry;2H4 IV.v.71
For this, they haue ingrossed and pyl'd vp For this they have engrossed and pilled up2H4 IV.v.72
The canker'd heapes of strange-atchieued Gold: The cankered heaps of strange-achieved gold;2H4 IV.v.73
For this, they haue beene thoughtfull, to inuest For this they have been thoughtful to invest2H4 IV.v.74
Their Sonnes with Arts, and Martiall Exercises: Their sons with arts and martial exercises;2H4 IV.v.75
When, like the Bee, culling from euery flower When, like the bee tolling from every flower,2H4 IV.v.76
The vertuous Sweetes, our Thighes packt with Wax, / Our Mouthes withHoney, Our thighs packed with wax, our mouths with honey,2H4 IV.v.77
wee bring it to the Hiue; And like the Bees, We bring it to the hive; and like the bees2H4 IV.v.78
are murthered for our paines. / This bitter taste Are murdered for our pains. This bitter taste2H4 IV.v.79
yeelds his engrossements, / To the ending Father. Yields his engrossments to the ending father.2H4 IV.v.80
Now, where is hee, that will not stay so long, Now where is he that will not stay so long2H4 IV.v.81
Till his Friend Sicknesse hath determin'd me? Till his friend sickness hath determined me?2H4 IV.v.82
But wherefore did hee take away the Crowne? But wherefore did he take away the crown?2H4 IV.v.89
Loe, where hee comes. Come hither to me (Harry.) Lo, where he comes. Come hither to me, Harry. – 2H4 IV.v.90
Depart the Chamber, leaue vs heere alone. Depart the chamber, leave us here alone.2H4 IV.v.91
Thy wish was Father (Harry) to that thought: Thy wish was father, Harry, to that thought.2H4 IV.v.93
I stay too long by thee, I wearie thee. I stay too long by thee, I weary thee.2H4 IV.v.94
Do'st thou so hunger for my emptie Chayre, Dost thou so hunger for mine empty chair2H4 IV.v.95
That thou wilt needes inuest thee with mine Honors, That thou wilt needs invest thee with my honours2H4 IV.v.96
Before thy howre be ripe? O foolish Youth! Before thy hour be ripe? O foolish youth!2H4 IV.v.97
Thou seek'st the Greatnesse, that will ouer-whelme thee. Thou seekest the greatness that will overwhelm thee.2H4 IV.v.98
Stay but a little: for my Cloud of Dignitie Stay but a little, for my cloud of dignity2H4 IV.v.99
Is held from falling, with so weake a winde, Is held from falling with so weak a wind2H4 IV.v.100
That it will quickly drop: my Day is dimme. That it will quickly drop; my day is dim.2H4 IV.v.101
Thou hast stolne that, which after some few howres Thou hast stolen that which after some few hours2H4 IV.v.102
Were thine, without offence: and at my death Were thine without offence, and at my death2H4 IV.v.103
Thou hast seal'd vp my expectation. Thou hast sealed up my expectation.2H4 IV.v.104
Thy Life did manifest, thou lou'dst me not, Thy life did manifest thou lovedst me not,2H4 IV.v.105
And thou wilt haue me dye assur'd of it. And thou wilt have me die assured of it.2H4 IV.v.106
Thou hid'st a thousand Daggers in thy thoughts, Thou hidest a thousand daggers in thy thoughts,2H4 IV.v.107
Which thou hast whetted on thy stonie heart, Which thou hast whetted on thy stony heart,2H4 IV.v.108
To stab at halfe an howre of my Life. To stab at half an hour of my life.2H4 IV.v.109
What? canst thou not forbeare me halfe an howre? What, canst thou not forbear me half an hour?2H4 IV.v.110
Then get thee gone, and digge my graue thy selfe, Then get thee gone, and dig my grave thyself,2H4 IV.v.111
And bid the merry Bels ring to thy eare And bid the merry bells ring to thine ear2H4 IV.v.112
That thou art Crowned, not that I am dead. That thou art crowned, not that I am dead.2H4 IV.v.113
Let all the Teares, that should bedew my Hearse Let all the tears that should bedew my hearse2H4 IV.v.114
Be drops of Balme, to sanctifie thy head: Be drops of balm to sanctify thy head;2H4 IV.v.115
Onely compound me with forgotten dust. Only compound me with forgotten dust.2H4 IV.v.116
Giue that, which gaue thee life, vnto the Wormes: Give that which gave thee life unto the worms.2H4 IV.v.117
Plucke downe my Officers, breake my Decrees; Pluck down my officers, break my decrees;2H4 IV.v.118
For now a time is come, to mocke at Forme. For now a time is come to mock at form – 2H4 IV.v.119
Henry the fift is Crown'd: Vp Vanity, Harry the Fifth is crowned! Up, vanity!2H4 IV.v.120
Downe Royall State: All you sage Counsailors, hence: Down, royal state! All you sage counsellors, hence!2H4 IV.v.121
And to the English Court, assemble now And to the English court assemble now,2H4 IV.v.122
From eu'ry Region, Apes of Idlenesse. From every region, apes of idleness!2H4 IV.v.123
Now neighbor-Confines, purge you of your Scum: Now, neighbour confines, purge you of your scum!2H4 IV.v.124
Haue you a Ruffian that will sweare? drinke? dance? Have you a ruffian that will swear, drink, dance,2H4 IV.v.125
Reuell the night? Rob? Murder? and commit Revel the night, rob, murder, and commit2H4 IV.v.126
The oldest sinnes, the newest kinde of wayes? The oldest sins the newest kind of ways?2H4 IV.v.127
Be happy, he will trouble you no more: Be happy, he will trouble you no more.2H4 IV.v.128
England, shall double gill'd, his trebble guilt. England shall double gild his treble guilt;2H4 IV.v.129
England, shall giue him Office, Honor, Might: England shall give him office, honour, might;2H4 IV.v.130
For the Fift Harry, from curb'd License pluckes For the fifth Harry from curbed licence plucks2H4 IV.v.131
The muzzle of Restraint; and the wilde Dogge The muzzle of restraint, and the wild dog2H4 IV.v.132
Shall flesh his tooth in euery Innocent. Shall flesh his tooth on every innocent.2H4 IV.v.133
O my poore Kingdome (sicke, with ciuill blowes) O my poor kingdom, sick with civil blows!2H4 IV.v.134
When that my Care could not with-hold thy Ryots, When that my care could not withhold thy riots,2H4 IV.v.135
What wilt thou do, when Ryot is thy Care? What wilt thou do when riot is thy care?2H4 IV.v.136
O, thou wilt be a Wildernesse againe, O, thou wilt be a wilderness again,2H4 IV.v.137
Peopled with Wolues (thy old Inhabitants.) Peopled with wolves, thy old inhabitants!2H4 IV.v.138
O my Sonne! / Heauen put it in thy minde to take it hence, God put it in thy mind to take it hence,2H4 IV.v.178
That thou might'st ioyne the more, thy Fathers loue, That thou mightst win the more thy father's love,2H4 IV.v.179
Pleading so wisely, in excuse of it. Pleading so wisely in excuse of it!2H4 IV.v.180
Come hither Harrie, sit thou by my bedde, Come hither, Harry; sit thou by my bed,2H4 IV.v.181
And heare (I thinke, the very latest Counsell And hear, I think, the very latest counsel2H4 IV.v.182
That euer I shall breath: Heauen knowes, my Sonne) That ever I shall breathe. God knows, my son,2H4 IV.v.183
By what by-pathes, and indirect crook'd-wayes By what by-paths and indirect crooked ways2H4 IV.v.184
I met this Crowne: and I my selfe know well I met this crown, and I myself know well2H4 IV.v.185
How troublesome it sate vpon my head. How troublesome it sat upon my head.2H4 IV.v.186
To thee, it shall descend with better Quiet, To thee it shall descend with better quiet,2H4 IV.v.187
Better Opinion, better Confirmation: Better opinion, better confirmation,2H4 IV.v.188
For all the soyle of the Atchieuement goes For all the soil of the achievement goes2H4 IV.v.189
With me, into the Earth. It seem'd in mee, With me into the earth. It seemed in me2H4 IV.v.190
But as an Honour snatch'd with boyst'rous hand, But as an honour snatched with boisterous hand,2H4 IV.v.191
And I had many liuing, to vpbraide And I had many living to upbraid2H4 IV.v.192
My gaine of it, by their Assistances, My gain of it by their assistances,2H4 IV.v.193
Which dayly grew to Quarrell, and to Blood-shed, Which daily grew to quarrel and to bloodshed,2H4 IV.v.194
Wounding supposed Peace. / All these bold Feares, Wounding supposed peace. All these bold fears2H4 IV.v.195
Thou seest (with perill) I haue answered: Thou seest with peril I have answered,2H4 IV.v.196
For all my Reigne, hath beene but as a Scene For all my reign hath been but as a scene2H4 IV.v.197
Acting that argument. And now my death Acting that argument. And now my death2H4 IV.v.198
Changes the Moode: For what in me, was purchas'd, Changes the mood, for what in me was purchased2H4 IV.v.199
Falles vpon thee, in a more Fayrer sort. Falls upon thee in a more fairer sort,2H4 IV.v.200
So thou, the Garland wear'st successiuely. So thou the garland wearest successively.2H4 IV.v.201
Yet, though thou stand'st more sure, then I could do, Yet though thou standest more sure than I could do,2H4 IV.v.202
Thou art not firme enough, since greefes are greene: Thou art not firm enough, since griefs are green;2H4 IV.v.203
And all thy Friends, which thou must make thy Friends And all my friends, which thou must make thy friends,2H4 IV.v.204
Haue but their stings, and teeth, newly tak'n out, Have but their stings and teeth newly ta'en out,2H4 IV.v.205
By whose fell working, I was first aduanc'd, By whose fell working I was first advanced,2H4 IV.v.206
And by whose power, I well might lodge a Feare And by whose power I well might lodge a fear2H4 IV.v.207
To be againe displac'd. Which to auoyd, To be again displaced; which to avoid,2H4 IV.v.208
I cut them off: and had a purpose now I cut them off, and had a purpose now2H4 IV.v.209
To leade out many to the Holy Land; To lead out many to the Holy Land,2H4 IV.v.210
Least rest, and lying still, might make them looke Lest rest and lying still might make them look2H4 IV.v.211
Too neere vnto my State. / Therefore (my Harrie) Too near unto my state. Therefore, my Harry,2H4 IV.v.212
Be it thy course to busie giddy Mindes Be it thy course to busy giddy minds2H4 IV.v.213
With Forraigne Quarrels: that Action hence borne out, With foreign quarrels, that action hence borne out2H4 IV.v.214
May waste the memory of the former dayes. May waste the memory of the former days.2H4 IV.v.215
More would I, but my Lungs are wasted so, More would I, but my lungs are wasted so2H4 IV.v.216
That strength of Speech it vtterly deni'de mee. That strength of speech is utterly denied me.2H4 IV.v.217
How I came by the Crowne, O heauen forgiue: How I came by the crown, O God forgive,2H4 IV.v.218
And grant it may, with thee, in true peace liue. And grant it may with thee in true peace live!2H4 IV.v.219
Looke, looke, / Heere comes my Iohn of Lancaster: Look, look, here comes my John of Lancaster.2H4 IV.v.224
Thou bring'st me happinesse and Peace / (Sonne Iohn:) Thou bringest me happiness and peace, son John,2H4 IV.v.226
But health (alacke) with youthfull wings is flowne But health, alack, with youthful wings is flown2H4 IV.v.227
From this bare, wither'd Trunke. Vpon thy sight From this bare withered trunk. Upon thy sight2H4 IV.v.228
My worldly business makes a period.2H4 IV.v.229
Where is my Lord of Warwicke? Where is my lord of Warwick?2H4 IV.v.230.1
Doth any name particular, belong Doth any name particular belong2H4 IV.v.231
Vnto the Lodging, where I first did swoon'd? Unto the lodging where I first did swoon?2H4 IV.v.232
Laud be to heauen: / Euen there my life must end. Laud be to God! Even there my life must end.2H4 IV.v.234
It hath beene prophesi'de to me many yeares, It hath been prophesied to me, many years,2H4 IV.v.235
I should not dye, but in Ierusalem: I should not die but in Jerusalem,2H4 IV.v.236
Which (vainly) I suppos'd the Holy-Land. Which vainly I supposed the Holy Land.2H4 IV.v.237
But beare me to that Chamber, there Ile lye: But bear me to that chamber; there I'll lie;2H4 IV.v.238
In that Ierusalem, shall Harry dye. In that Jerusalem shall Harry die.2H4 IV.v.239
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