Henry V

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Enter Constable, Orleance, Burbon, Dolphin,Enter the Constable, Orleans, Bourbon, Dauphin, H5 IV.v.1.1
and Ramburs.and Rambures H5 IV.v.1.2
O Diable.O diable!diable (n.)
devil [Click on this word for a link to a translation of the French in this scene.]
H5 IV.v.1
O signeur le iour et perdia, toute et perdie.O Seigneur! Le jour est perdu, tout est perdu! H5 IV.v.2
Mor Dieu ma vie, all is confounded all,Mort Dieu! Ma vie! All is confounded, all!confound (v.)
destroy, overthrow, ruin
H5 IV.v.3
Reproach, and euerlasting shameReproach and everlasting shame H5 IV.v.4
Sits mocking in our Plumes. O meschante Fortune, Sits mocking in our plumes. O méchante fortune! H5 IV.v.5
A short Alarum.A short alarum H5 IV.v.6
do not runne away.Do not run away! H5 IV.v.6.1
Why all our rankes are broke.Why, all our ranks are broke. H5 IV.v.6.2
O perdurable shame, let's stab our selues:O perdurable shame! Let's stab ourselves.perdurable (adj.)
everlasting, long-lasting, enduring
H5 IV.v.7
Be these the wretches that we plaid at dice for?Be these the wretches that we played at dice for? H5 IV.v.8
Is this the King we sent too, for his ransome?Is this the King we sent to for his ransom? H5 IV.v.9
Shame, and eternall shame, nothing but shame,Shame, and eternal shame, nothing but shame! H5 IV.v.10
Let vs dye in once more backe againe,Let's die in honour! Once more back again! H5 IV.v.11
And he that will not follow Burbon now,And he that will not follow Bourbon now, H5 IV.v.12
Let him go hence, and with his cap in handLet him go hence, and with his cap in hand, H5 IV.v.13
Like a base Pander hold the Chamber doore,Like a base pander, hold the chamber-doorpander, pandar (n.)
pimp, procurer, go-between
H5 IV.v.14
base (adj.)
dishonourable, low, unworthy
Whilst a base slaue, no gentler then my dogge,Whilst by a slave, no gentler than my dog,gentle (adj.)
well-born, honourable, noble
H5 IV.v.15
His fairest daughter is contaminated.His fairest daughter is contaminated. H5 IV.v.16
Disorder that hath spoyl'd vs, friend vs now,Disorder that hath spoiled us, friend us now!spoil (v.)

old form: spoyl'd
ruin, destroy, bring to an end
H5 IV.v.17
friend (v.)
befriend, sustain, assist
Let vs on heapes go offer vp our liues.Let us on heaps go offer up our lives. H5 IV.v.18
We are enow yet liuing in the Field,We are enow yet living in the fieldenow (adv.)
H5 IV.v.19
field (n.)
field of battle, battleground, field of combat
To smother vp the English in our throngs,To smother up the English in our throngs, H5 IV.v.20
If any order might be thought vpon.If any order might be thought upon. H5 IV.v.21
The diuell take Order now, Ile to the throng;The devil take order now! I'll to the throng. H5 IV.v.22
Let life be short, else shame will be too long.Let life be short, else shame will be too long. H5 IV.v.23
Exit.Exeunt H5 IV.v.23
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