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Health, and faire greeting from our Generall, Health and fair greeting from our general,2H4 IV.i.27
The Prince, Lord Iohn, and Duke of Lancaster. The Prince, Lord John and Duke of Lancaster.2H4 IV.i.28
Then (my Lord) Then, my lord,2H4 IV.i.30.2
Vnto your Grace doe I in chiefe addresse Unto your grace do I in chief address2H4 IV.i.31
The substance of my Speech. If that Rebellion The substance of my speech. If that rebellion2H4 IV.i.32
Came like it selfe, in base and abiect Routs, Came like itself, in base and abject routs,2H4 IV.i.33
Led on by bloodie Youth, guarded with Rage, Led on by bloody youth, guarded with rage,2H4 IV.i.34
And countenanc'd by Boyes, and Beggerie: And countenanced by boys and beggary;2H4 IV.i.35
I say, if damn'd Commotion so appeare, I say, if damned commotion so appeared2H4 IV.i.36
In his true, natiue, and most proper shape, In his true, native, and most proper shape,2H4 IV.i.37
You (Reuerend Father, and these Noble Lords) You, reverend father, and these noble lords2H4 IV.i.38
Had not beene here, to dresse the ougly forme Had not been here to dress the ugly form2H4 IV.i.39
Of base, and bloodie Insurrection, Of base and bloody insurrection2H4 IV.i.40
With your faire Honors. You, Lord Arch-bishop, With your fair honours. You, Lord Archbishop,2H4 IV.i.41
Whose Sea is by a Ciuill Peace maintain'd, Whose see is by a civil peace maintained,2H4 IV.i.42
Whose Beard, the Siluer Hand of Peace hath touch'd, Whose beard the silver hand of peace hath touched,2H4 IV.i.43
Whose Learning, and good Letters, Peace hath tutor'd, Whose learning and good letters peace hath tutored,2H4 IV.i.44
Whose white Inuestments figure Innocence, Whose white investments figure innocence,2H4 IV.i.45
The Doue, and very blessed Spirit of Peace. The dove and very blessed spirit of peace,2H4 IV.i.46
Wherefore doe you so ill translate your selfe, Wherefore do you so ill translate yourself2H4 IV.i.47
Out of the Speech of Peace, that beares such grace, Out of the speech of peace that bears such grace2H4 IV.i.48
Into the harsh and boystrous Tongue of Warre? Into the harsh and boisterous tongue of war,2H4 IV.i.49
Turning your Bookes to Graues, your Inke to Blood, Turning your books to graves, your ink to blood,2H4 IV.i.50
Your Pennes to Launces, and your Tongue diuine Your pens to lances, and your tongue divine2H4 IV.i.51
To a lowd Trumpet, and a Point of Warre. To a trumpet and a point of war?2H4 IV.i.52
When euer yet was your Appeale deny'd? Whenever yet was your appeal denied?2H4 IV.i.88
Wherein haue you beene galled by the King? Wherein have you been galled by the King?2H4 IV.i.89
What Peere hath beene suborn'd, to grate on you, What peer hath been suborned to grate on you,2H4 IV.i.90
That you should seale this lawlesse bloody Booke That you should seal this lawless bloody book2H4 IV.i.91
Of forg'd Rebellion, with a Seale diuine? Of forged rebellion with a seal divine?2H4 IV.i.92
There is no neede of any such redresse: There is no need of any such redress,2H4 IV.i.95
Or if there were, it not belongs to you. Or if there were, it not belongs to you.2H4 IV.i.96
O my good Lord Mowbray, O, my good Lord Mowbray,2H4 IV.i.101.2
Construe the Times to their Necessities, Construe the times to their necessities,2H4 IV.i.102
And you shall say (indeede) it is the Time, And you shall say, indeed, it is the time,2H4 IV.i.103
And not the King, that doth you iniuries. And not the King, that doth you injuries.2H4 IV.i.104
Yet for your part, it not appeares to me, Yet for your part, it not appears to me2H4 IV.i.105
Either from the King, or in the present Time, Either from the King or in the present time2H4 IV.i.106
That you should haue an ynch of any ground That you should have an inch of any ground2H4 IV.i.107
To build a Griefe on: were you not restor'd To build a grief on. Were you not restored2H4 IV.i.108
To all the Duke of Norfolkes Seignories, To all the Duke of Norfolk's signories,2H4 IV.i.109
Your Noble, and right well-remembred Fathers? Your noble and right well-remembered father's?2H4 IV.i.110
You speak (Lord Mowbray) now you know not what. You speak, Lord Mowbray, now you know not what.2H4 IV.i.128
The Earle of Hereford was reputed then The Earl of Hereford was reputed then2H4 IV.i.129
In England the most valiant Gentleman. In England the most valiant gentleman.2H4 IV.i.130
Who knowes, on whom Fortune would then haue smil'd? Who knows on whom fortune would then have smiled?2H4 IV.i.131
But if your Father had beene Victor there, But if your father had been victor there,2H4 IV.i.132
Hee ne're had borne it out of Couentry. He ne'er had borne it out of Coventry;2H4 IV.i.133
For all the Countrey, in a generall voyce, For all the country, in a general voice,2H4 IV.i.134
Cry'd hate vpon him: and all their prayers, and loue, Cried hate upon him, and all their prayers and love2H4 IV.i.135
Were set on Herford, whom they doted on, Were set on Herford, whom they doted on,2H4 IV.i.136
And bless'd, and grac'd, and did more then the King. And blessed, and graced, indeed more than the King.2H4 IV.i.137
But this is meere digression from my purpose. But this is mere digression from my purpose.2H4 IV.i.138
Here come I from our Princely Generall, Here come I from our princely general2H4 IV.i.139
To know your Griefes; to tell you, from his Grace, To know your griefs, to tell you from his grace2H4 IV.i.140
That hee will giue you Audience: and wherein That he will give you audience; and wherein2H4 IV.i.141
It shall appeare, that your demands are iust, It shall appear that your demands are just,2H4 IV.i.142
You shall enioy them, euery thing set off, You shall enjoy them, everything set off2H4 IV.i.143
That might so much as thinke you Enemies. That might so much as think you enemies.2H4 IV.i.144
Mowbray, you ouer-weene to take it so: Mowbray, you overween to take it so.2H4 IV.i.147
This Offer comes from Mercy, not from Feare. This offer comes from mercy, not from fear;2H4 IV.i.148
For loe, within a Ken our Army lyes, For lo, within a ken our army lies,2H4 IV.i.149
Vpon mine Honor, all too confident Upon mine honour, all too confident2H4 IV.i.150
To giue admittance to a thought of feare. To give admittance to a thought of fear.2H4 IV.i.151
Our Battaile is more full of Names then yours, Our battle is more full of names than yours,2H4 IV.i.152
Our Men more perfect in the vse of Armes, Our men more perfect in the use of arms,2H4 IV.i.153
Our Armor all as strong, our Cause the best; Our armour all as strong, our cause the best;2H4 IV.i.154
Then Reason will, our hearts should be as good. Then reason will our hearts should be as good.2H4 IV.i.155
Say you not then, our Offer is compell'd. Say you not then our offer is compelled.2H4 IV.i.156
That argues but the shame of your offence: That argues but the shame of your offence;2H4 IV.i.158
A rotten Case abides no handling. A rotten case abides no handling.2H4 IV.i.159
That is intended in the Generals Name: That is intended in the general's name.2H4 IV.i.164
I muse you make so slight a Question. I muse you make so slight a question.2H4 IV.i.165
This will I shew the Generall. Please you Lords, This will I show the general. Please you, lords,2H4 IV.i.176
In sight of both our Battailes, wee may meete In sight of both our battles we may meet,2H4 IV.i.177
At either end in peace: which Heauen so frame, At either end in peace – which God so frame! – 2H4 IV.i.178
Or to the place of difference call the Swords, Or to the place of difference call the swords2H4 IV.i.179
Which must decide it. Which must decide it.2H4 IV.i.180.1
The Prince is here at hand: pleaseth your Lordship The Prince is here at hand. Pleaseth your lordship2H4 IV.i.223
To meet his Grace, iust distance 'tweene our Armies? To meet his grace just distance 'tween our armies?2H4 IV.i.224
Pleaseth your Grace, to answere them directly, Pleaseth your grace to answer them directly2H4 IV.ii.52
How farre-forth you doe like their Articles. How far forth you do like their articles.2H4 IV.ii.53
I pledge your Grace: And if you knew what paines I pledge your grace – and if you knew what pains2H4 IV.ii.73
I haue bestow'd, To breede this present Peace, I have bestowed to breed this present peace2H4 IV.ii.74
You would drinke freely: but my loue to ye, You would drink freely; but my love to ye2H4 IV.ii.75
Shall shew it selfe more openly hereafter. Shall show itself more openly hereafter.2H4 IV.ii.76
I am glad of it. I am glad of it.2H4 IV.ii.77.2
Health to my Lord, and gentle Cousin Mowbray. Health to my lord and gentle cousin, Mowbray.2H4 IV.ii.78
Therefore be merry (Cooze) since sodaine sorrow Therefore be merry, coz, since sudden sorrow2H4 IV.ii.83
Serues to say thus: some good thing comes to morrow. Serves to say thus, ‘Some good thing comes tomorrow.'2H4 IV.ii.84
The Leaders hauing charge from you to stand, The leaders, having charge from you to stand,2H4 IV.ii.99
Will not goe off, vntill they heare you speake. Will not go off until they hear you speak.2H4 IV.ii.100
Good tidings (my Lord Hastings) for the which, Good tidings, my Lord Hastings – for the which2H4 IV.ii.106
I doe arrest thee (Traytor) of high Treason: I do arrest thee, traitor, of high treason;2H4 IV.ii.107
And you Lord Arch-bishop, and you Lord Mowbray, And you, Lord Archbishop, and you, Lord Mowbray,2H4 IV.ii.108
Of Capitall Treason, I attach you both. Of capital treason I attach you both.2H4 IV.ii.109
Is your Assembly so? Is your assembly so?2H4 IV.ii.111
Retreat is made, and Execution stay'd. Retreat is made and execution stayed.2H4 IV.iii.71
Health to my Soueraigne, and new happinesse Health to my sovereign, and new happiness2H4 IV.iv.81
Added to that, that I am to deliuer. Added to that that I am to deliver!2H4 IV.iv.82
Prince Iohn, your Sonne, doth kisse your Graces Hand: Prince John your son doth kiss your grace's hand.2H4 IV.iv.83
Mowbray, the Bishop, Scroope, Hastings, and all,Mowbray, the Bishop Scroop, Hastings, and all2H4 IV.iv.84
Are brought to the Correction of your Law. Are brought to the correction of your law.2H4 IV.iv.85
There is not now a Rebels Sword vnsheath'd, There is not now a rebel's sword unsheathed,2H4 IV.iv.86
But Peace puts forth her Oliue euery where: But Peace puts forth her olive everywhere.2H4 IV.iv.87
The manner how this Action hath beene borne, The manner how this action hath been borne2H4 IV.iv.88
Here (at more leysure) may your Highnesse reade, Here at more leisure may your highness read,2H4 IV.iv.89
With euery course, in his particular. With every course in his particular.2H4 IV.iv.90
My Soueraigne Lord, cheare vp your selfe, looke vp. My sovereign lord, cheer up yourself, look up.2H4 IV.iv.113
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