King John

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Allarums, Excursions: Enter Bastard with Alarums, excursions. Enter the Bastard, with KJ III.ii.1.1
Austria's head.Austria's head KJ III.ii.1.2
Now by my life, this day grows wondrous hot,Now, by my life, this day grows wondrous hot. KJ III.ii.1
Some ayery Deuill houers in the skie,Some airy devil hovers in the sky KJ III.ii.2
And pour's downe mischiefe. Austrias head lye there,And pours down mischief. Austria's head lie there, KJ III.ii.3
While Philip breathes.While Philip breathes.breathe (v.)
catch breath, pause, rest
KJ III.ii.4
Enter Iohn, Arthur, Hubert.Enter King John, Arthur, and Hubert KJ III.ii.5.1
Hubert, keepe this boy: Philip make vp,Hubert, keep this boy. Philip, make up!make up (v.)

old form: vp
advance to the front, move forward, press on
KJ III.ii.5
My Mother is assayled in our Tent,My mother is assailed in our tent, KJ III.ii.6
And tane I feare.And ta'en, I fear. KJ III.ii.7.1
My Lord I rescued her,My lord, I rescued her; KJ III.ii.7.2
Her Highnesse is in safety, feare you not:Her highness is in safety, fear you not. KJ III.ii.8
But on my Liege, for very little painesBut on, my liege! For very little pains KJ III.ii.9
Will bring this labor to an happy end. Will bring this labour to an happy end. KJ III.ii.10
Exit.Exeunt KJ III.ii.10
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