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My Lord, Sir Iohn Vmfreuill turn'd me backe My lord, Sir John Umfrevile turned me back2H4 I.i.34
With ioyfull tydings; and (being better hors'd) With joyful tidings, and, being better horsed,2H4 I.i.35
Out-rod me. After him, came spurring head Out-rode me. After him came spurring hard2H4 I.i.36
A Gentleman (almost fore-spent with speed) A gentleman almost forspent with speed,2H4 I.i.37
That stopp'd by me, to breath his bloodied horse. That stopped by me to breathe his bloodied horse.2H4 I.i.38
He ask'd the way to Chester: And of him He asked the way to Chester, and of him2H4 I.i.39
I did demand what Newes from Shrewsbury: I did demand what news from Shrewsbury.2H4 I.i.40
He told me, that Rebellion had ill lucke, He told me that rebellion had ill luck,2H4 I.i.41
And that yong Harry Percies Spurre was cold. And that young Harry Percy's spur was cold.2H4 I.i.42
With that he gaue his able Horse the head, With that he gave his able horse the head,2H4 I.i.43
And bending forwards strooke his able heeles And bending forward struck his armed heels2H4 I.i.44
Against the panting sides of his poore Iade Against the panting sides of his poor jade2H4 I.i.45
Vp to the Rowell head, and starting so, Up to the rowel-head; and starting so2H4 I.i.46
He seem'd in running, to deuoure the way, He seemed in running to devour the way,2H4 I.i.47
Staying no longer question. Staying no longer question.2H4 I.i.48.1
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