Richard III

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Alatum,Enter Richard and Richmond, they Alarum. Enter King Richard and Richmond; they R3 V.v.1.1
fight, Richard is slaine.fight; Richard is slain R3 V.v.1.2
Retreat, and Flourish. Enter Richmond, Retreat and flourish. Enter Richmond, the Earl of R3 V.v.1.3
Derby bearing the Crowne, with diuers other Lords.Derby bearing the crown, with divers other lordsdivers (adj.)
different, various, several
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God, and your Armes / Be prais'd Victorious Friends;God and your arms be praised, victorious friends! R3 V.v.1
The day is ours, the bloudy Dogge is dead.The day is ours; the bloody dog is dead. R3 V.v.2
Couragious Richmond, / Well hast thou acquit thee:Courageous Richmond, well hast thou acquit thee.acquit (v.)
play one's part, discharge one's responsibility
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Loe, / Heere these long vsurped Royalties,Lo, here this long usurped royaltyroyalty (n.)
emblem of royalty, symbol of sovereignty
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From the dead Temples of this bloudy Wretch,From the dead temples of this bloody wretch R3 V.v.5
Haue I pluck'd off, to grace thy Browes withall.Have I plucked off, to grace thy brows withal.brow (n.)

old form: Browes
forehead [often plural, referring to the two prominences of the forehead]
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Weare it, and make much of it.Wear it, enjoy it, and make much of it. R3 V.v.7
Great God of Heauen, say Amen to all.Great God of heaven, say amen to all! R3 V.v.8
But tell me, is yong George Stanley liuing?But tell me, is young George Stanley living? R3 V.v.9
He is my Lord, and safe in Leicester Towne,He is, my lord, and safe in Leicester town, R3 V.v.10
Whither (if you please) we may withdraw vs.Whither, if it please you, we may now withdraw us. R3 V.v.11
What men of name are slaine on either side?What men of name are slain on either side? R3 V.v.12
Iohn Duke of Norfolke, Walter Lord Ferris,John Duke of Norfolk, Walter Lord Ferrers, R3 V.v.13
Sir Robert Brokenbury, and Sir William Brandon.Sir Robert Brakenbury, and Sir William Brandon. R3 V.v.14
Interre their Bodies, as become their Births,Inter their bodies as becomes their births.become (v.)
be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
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Proclaime a pardon to the Soldiers fled,Proclaim a pardon to the soldiers fled R3 V.v.16
That in submission will returne to vs,That in submission will return to us; R3 V.v.17
And then as we haue tane the Sacrament,And then, as we have ta'en the sacrament, R3 V.v.18
We will vnite the White Rose, and the Red.We will unite the White Rose and the Red. R3 V.v.19
Smile Heauen vpon this faire Coniunction,Smile, heaven, upon this fair conjunction,conjunction (n.)

old form: Coniunction
union, uniting, joining together
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That long haue frown'd vpon their Enmity:That long have frowned upon their enmity! R3 V.v.21
What Traitor heares me, and sayes not Amen?What traitor hears me, and says not amen? R3 V.v.22
England hath long beene mad, and scarr'd her selfe;England hath long been mad and scarred herself,scar (v.)

old form: scarr'd
wound, disfigure, maim
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The Brother blindely shed the Brothers blood;The brother blindly shed the brother's blood, R3 V.v.24
The Father, rashly slaughtered his owne Sonne;The father rashly slaughtered his own son, R3 V.v.25
The Sonne compell'd, beene Butcher to the Sire;The son, compelled, been butcher to the sire: R3 V.v.26
All this diuided Yorke and Lancaster,All this divided York and Lancaster, R3 V.v.27
Diuided, in their dire Diuision.Divided in their dire division; R3 V.v.28
O now, let Richmond and Elizabeth,O, now let Richmond and Elizabeth, R3 V.v.29
The true Succeeders of each Royall House,The true succeeders of each royal house, R3 V.v.30
By Gods faire ordinance, conioyne together :By God's fair ordinance conjoin together! R3 V.v.31
And let thy Heires (God if thy will be so)And let their heirs, God, if Thy will be so, R3 V.v.32
Enrich the time to come, with Smooth-fac'd Peace,Enrich the time to come with smooth-faced peace, R3 V.v.33
With smiling Plenty, and faire Prosperous dayes.With smiling plenty, and fair prosperous days! R3 V.v.34
Abate the edge of Traitors, Gracious Lord,Abate the edge of traitors, gracious Lord,abate (v.)
blunt, put an end to
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That would reduce these bloudy dayes againe,That would reduce these bloody days againreduce (v.)
restore, bring back, lead back
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And make poore England weepe in Streames of Blood;And make poor England weep in streams of blood! R3 V.v.37
Let them not liue to taste this Lands increase,Let them not live to taste this land's increase R3 V.v.38
That would with Treason, wound this faire Lands peace.That would with treason wound this fair land's peace! R3 V.v.39
Now Ciuill wounds are stopp'd, Peace liues agen;Now civil wounds are stopped, peace lives again;stop (v.)

old form: stopp'd
staunch, close up, prevent from bleeding
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That she may long liue heere, God say, Amen. That she may long live here, God say amen! R3 V.v.41
ExeuntExeunt R3 V.v.41
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