FIRST WEALTHY CITIZEN
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Ah noble Prince, take pittie on this towne,Ah, noble prince, take pity on this town,E3 V.i.12
And heare vs mightie king:And hear us, mighty King.E3 V.i.13
We claime the promise that your highnes made,We claim the promise that your highness made:E3 V.i.14
The two daies respit is not yet expirde,The two days' respite is not yet expired,E3 V.i.15
And we are come with willingnes to beare,And we are come with willingness to bearE3 V.i.16
What tortering death or punishment you please,What torturing death or punishment you please,E3 V.i.17
So that the trembling multitude be saued,So that the trembling multitude be saved.E3 V.i.18
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