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I ran from Shrewsbury (my Noble Lord) I ran from Shrewsbury, my noble lord,2H4 I.i.65
Where hatefull death put on his vgliest Maske Where hateful death put on his ugliest mask2H4 I.i.66
To fright our party. To fright our party.2H4 I.i.67.1
Dowglas is liuing, and your Brother, yet: Douglas is living, and your brother, yet;2H4 I.i.82
But for my Lord, your Sonne. But, for my lord your son – 2H4 I.i.83.1
You are too great, to be (by me) gainsaid: You are too great to be by me gainsaid;2H4 I.i.91
Your Spirit is too true, your Feares too certaine. Your spirit is too true, your fears too certain.2H4 I.i.92
I am sorry, I should force you to beleeue I am sorry I should force you to believe2H4 I.i.105
That, which I would to heauen, I had not seene. That which I would to God I had not seen;2H4 I.i.106
But these mine eyes, saw him in bloody state, But these mine eyes saw him in bloody state,2H4 I.i.107
Rend'ring faint quittance (wearied, and out-breath'd) Rendering faint quittance, wearied and out-breathed,2H4 I.i.108
To Henrie Monmouth, whose swift wrath beate downe To Harry Monmouth, whose swift wrath beat down2H4 I.i.109
The neuer-daunted Percie to the earth, The never-daunted Percy to the earth,2H4 I.i.110
From whence (with life) he neuer more sprung vp. From whence with life he never more sprung up.2H4 I.i.111
In few; his death (whose spirit lent a fire, In few, his death, whose spirit lent a fire2H4 I.i.112
Euen to the dullest Peazant in his Campe) Even to the dullest peasant in his camp,2H4 I.i.113
Being bruited once, tooke fire and heate away Being bruited once, took fire and heat away2H4 I.i.114
From the best temper'd Courage in his Troopes. From the best-tempered courage in his troops;2H4 I.i.115
For from his Mettle, was his Party steel'd; For from his metal was his party steeled,2H4 I.i.116
Which once, in him abated, all the rest Which once in him abated, all the rest2H4 I.i.117
Turn'd on themselues, like dull and heauy Lead: Turned on themselves, like dull and heavy lead;2H4 I.i.118
And as the Thing, that's heauy in it selfe, And as the thing that's heavy in itself2H4 I.i.119
Vpon enforcement, flyes with greatest speede, Upon enforcement flies with greatest speed,2H4 I.i.120
So did our Men, heauy in Hotspurres losse, So did our men, heavy in Hotspur's loss,2H4 I.i.121
Lend to this weight, such lightnesse with their Feare, Lend to this weight such lightness with their fear2H4 I.i.122
That Arrowes fled not swifter toward their ayme, That arrows fled not swifter toward their aim2H4 I.i.123
Then did our Soldiers (ayming at their safety) Than did our soldiers, aiming at their safety,2H4 I.i.124
Fly from the field. Then was that Noble Worcester Fly from the field. Then was the noble Worcester2H4 I.i.125
Too soone ta'ne prisoner: and that furious Scot, So soon ta'en prisoner, and that furious Scot,2H4 I.i.126
(The bloody Dowglas) whose well-labouring sword The bloody Douglas, whose well-labouring sword2H4 I.i.127
Had three times slaine th' appearance of the King, Had three times slain th' appearance of the King,2H4 I.i.128
Gan vaile his stomacke, and did grace the shame Gan vail his stomach, and did grace the shame2H4 I.i.129
Of those that turn'd their backes: and in his flight, Of those that turned their backs, and in his flight,2H4 I.i.130
Stumbling in Feare, was tooke. The summe of all, Stumbling in fear, was took. The sum of all2H4 I.i.131
Is, that the King hath wonne: and hath sent out Is that the King hath won, and hath sent out2H4 I.i.132
A speedy power, to encounter you my Lord, A speedy power to encounter you, my lord,2H4 I.i.133
Vnder the Conduct of yong Lancaster Under the conduct of young Lancaster2H4 I.i.134
And Westmerland. This is the Newes at full. And Westmorland. This is the news at full.2H4 I.i.135
Sweet Earle, diuorce not wisedom from your Honor. Sweet earl, divorce not wisdom from your honour;2H4 I.i.162
The liues of all your louing Complices The lives of all your loving complices2H4 I.i.163
Leane-on your health, the which if you giue-o're Lean on your health, the which, if you give o'er2H4 I.i.164
To stormy Passion, must perforce decay. To stormy passion, must perforce decay.2H4 I.i.165
You cast th' euent of Warre (my Noble Lord) You cast th' event of war, my noble lord,2H4 I.i.166
And summ'd the accompt of Chance, before you said And summed the account of chance before you said2H4 I.i.167
Let vs make head: It was your presurmize, ‘ Let us make head.’ It was your presurmise2H4 I.i.168
That in the dole of blowes, your Son might drop. That in the dole of blows your son might drop.2H4 I.i.169
You knew he walk'd o're perils, on an edge You knew he walked o'er perils, on an edge,2H4 I.i.170
More likely to fall in, then to get o're: More likely to fall in than to get o'er.2H4 I.i.171
You were aduis'd his flesh was capeable You were advised his flesh was capable2H4 I.i.172
Of Wounds, and Scarres; and that his forward Spirit Of wounds and scars, and that his forward spirit2H4 I.i.173
Would lift him, where most trade of danger rang'd, Would lift him where most trade of danger ranged.2H4 I.i.174
Yet did you say go forth: and none of this Yet did you say ‘ Go forth;’ and none of this,2H4 I.i.175
(Though strongly apprehended) could restraine Though strongly apprehended, could restrain2H4 I.i.176
The stiffe-borne Action: What hath then befalne? The stiff-borne action. What hath then befallen,2H4 I.i.177
Or what hath this bold enterprize bring forth, Or what hath this bold enterprise brought forth,2H4 I.i.178
More then that Being, which was like to be? More than that being which was like to be?2H4 I.i.179
'Tis more then time: And (my most Noble Lord) 'Tis more than time. And, my most noble lord,2H4 I.i.187
I heare for certaine, and do speake the truth: I hear for certain, and do speak the truth,2H4 I.i.188
The gentle Arch-bishop of Yorke is vp The gentle Archbishop of York is up2H4 I.i.189
With well appointed Powres: he is a man With well-appointed powers. He is a man2H4 I.i.190
Who with a double Surety bindes his Followers. Who with a double surety binds his followers.2H4 I.i.191
My Lord (your Sonne) had onely but the Corpes, My lord, your son had only but the corpse,2H4 I.i.192
But shadowes, and the shewes of men to fight. But shadows and the shows of men, to fight;2H4 I.i.193
For that same word (Rebellion) did diuide For that same word ‘rebellion' did divide2H4 I.i.194
The action of their bodies, from their soules, The action of their bodies from their souls.2H4 I.i.195
And they did fight with queasinesse, constrain'd And they did fight with queasiness, constrained,2H4 I.i.196
As men drinke Potions; that their Weapons only As men drink potions, that their weapons only2H4 I.i.197
Seem'd on our side: but for their Spirits and Soules, Seemed on our side; but, for their spirits and souls,2H4 I.i.198
This word (Rebellion) it had froze them vp, This word – ‘ rebellion ’ – it had froze them up2H4 I.i.199
As Fish are in a Pond. But now the Bishop As fish are in a pond. But now the Bishop2H4 I.i.200
Turnes Insurrection to Religion, Turns insurrection to religion;2H4 I.i.201
Suppos'd sincere, and holy in his Thoughts: Supposed sincere and holy in his thoughts,2H4 I.i.202
He's follow'd both with Body, and with Minde: He's followed both with body and with mind,2H4 I.i.203
And doth enlarge his Rising, with the blood And doth enlarge his rising with the blood2H4 I.i.204
Of faire King Richard, scrap'd from Pomfret stones, Of fair King Richard, scraped from Pomfret stones;2H4 I.i.205
Deriues from heauen, his Quarrell, and his Cause: Derives from heaven his quarrel and his cause;2H4 I.i.206
Tels them, he doth bestride a bleeding Land, Tells them he doth bestride a bleeding land,2H4 I.i.207
Gasping for life, vnder great Bullingbrooke, Gasping for life under great Bolingbroke;2H4 I.i.208
And more, and lesse, do flocke to follow him. And more and less do flock to follow him.2H4 I.i.209
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