King Edward III

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Allarum. Enter prince Edward and Artoys.Alarum. Enter Prince Edward and Artois E3
How fares your grace, are you not shot my Lord?How fares your grace? Are you not shot, my lord?fare (v.)get on, manage, do, copeE3
No deare Artoys, but choakt with dust and smoake,No, dear Artois, but choked with dust and smoke, E3
And stept aside for breath and fresher aire.And stepped aside for breath and fresher air. E3
Breath then, and too it againe, the amazed FrenchBreathe, then, and to it again. The amazed French E3
are quite distract with gazing on the crowes,Are quite distract with gazing on the crows,distract (adj.)confused, perplexedE3
and were our quiuers full of shafts againe,And, were our quivers full of shafts again, E3
Your grace should see a glorious day of this,Your grace should see a glorious day of this. E3
O for more arrowes Lord, thats our want.O, for more arrows, Lord! That's our want.want (n.)need, requirement, necessityE3
Courage Artoys, a fig for feathered shafts,Courage, Artois! A fig for feathered shafts E3
When feathered foules doo bandie on our side,When feathered fowls do bandy on our side!bandy (v.)
old form: bandie
band together, make a league, fight
What need we fight, and sweate, and keepe a coile,What need we fight and sweat and keep a coilcoil (n.)
old form: coile
turmoil, disturbance, fuss
When railing crowes outscolde our aduersariesWhen railing crows outscold our adversaries?railing (adj.)abusive, derisive, haranguingE3
Vp, vp Artoys, the ground it selfe is armd,Up, up, Artois! The ground itself is armed E3
Fire containing flint, command our bowesWith fire-containing flint. Command our bowsflint (n.)type of hard stone, flintstoneE3
bow (n.)
old form: bowes
bowman, archer
To hurle awaie their pretie colored Ew,To hurl away their pretty-coloured yew, E3
and to it with stones, awaie Artoys, awaie,And to it with stones! Away, Artois, away! E3
My soule doth prophesie we win the daie. My soul doth prophesy we win the day. E3
Exeunt.Exeunt E3
Allarum. Enter king Iohn.Alarum. Enter King John E3
Our multitudes are in themselues confounded,Our multitudes are in themselves confounded,confound (v.)amaze, dumbfound, stunE3
Dismayed, and distraught, swift starting feareDismayed, and distraught; swift-starting fearswift-starting (adj.)
old form: swift starting
quick-spreading, rapidly moving
Hath buzd a cold dismaie through all our armie,Hath buzzed a cold dismay through all our army,buzz (v.)
old form: buzd
spread, move about, send
and euerie pettie disaduantage promptesAnd every petty disadvantage prompts E3
The feare possessed abiect soule to flie,The fear-possessed abject soul to fly. E3
My selfe whose spirit is steele to their dull lead,Myself, whose spirit is steel to their dull lead, E3
What with recalling of the prophesie,What with recalling of the prophecy, E3
and that our natiue stones from English armesAnd that our native stones from English arms E3
Rebell against vs, finde my selfe attaintedRebel against us, find myself attaintedattaint (v.)affect, touch, strikeE3
With strong surprise of weake and yeelding feare.With strong surprise of weak and yielding fear.strong (adj.)great, seriousE3
Enter Charles.Enter Charles E3
Fly father flie, the French do kill the French,Fly, father, fly! The French do kill the French: E3
Some that would stand, let driue at some that flie,Some that would stand let drive at some that fly;stand (v.)make a stand [against], fight, resistE3
drive, let
old form: driue
shoot, strike at, aim blows at
Our drums strike nothing but discouragement,Our drums strike nothing but discouragement; E3
Our trumpets sound dishonor, and retire,Our trumpets sound dishonour and retire; E3
The spirit of feare that feareth nought but death,The spirit of fear, that feareth naught but death, E3
Cowardly workes confusion on it selfe.Cowardly works confusion on itself. E3
Enter Phillip.Enter Philip E3
Plucke out your eies, and see not this daies shame,Pluck out your eyes and see not this day's shame! E3
An arme hath beate an armie, one poore DauidAn arm hath beat an army; one poor David E3
Hath with a stone foild twentie stout Goliahs,Hath with a stone foiled twenty stout Goliaths;Golias, Goliath (n.)[pron: go'liyas] in the Bible, Goliath; a giant, seen as a model of strengthE3
Some twentie naked staruelings with small flints,Some twenty naked starvelings with small flintsstarveling (n.)
old form: staruelings
starved individual, emaciated being
flint (n.)type of hard stone, flintstone
Hath driuen backe a puisant host of men,Hath driven back a puissant host of menpuissant (adj.)
old form: puisant
powerful, mighty, strong
Araid and fenst in al accomplements,Arrayed and fenced in all accomplements.fenced (adj.)
old form: fenst
fortified, furnished, equipped
accomplement (n.)equipment, military trappings
Mordiu they quait at vs, and kill vs vp,Mort Dieu! They quoit at us and kill us up.quoit (v.)
old form: quait
throw, pitch, chuck [like a quoit]
No lesse than fortie thousand wicked elders,No less than forty thousand wicked elders E3
Haue fortie leane slaues this daie stoned to death.Have forty lean slaves this day stoned to death. E3
O that I were some other countryman,O that I were some other countryman!countryman (n.)native of a countryE3
This daie hath set derision on the French,This day hath set derision on the French, E3
and all the world wilt blurt and scorne at vs.And all the world will blurt and scorn at us.blurt (v.)mouthe in contempt, scoff, mockE3
What is there no hope left?What, is there no hope left? E3
No hope but death to burie vp our shame,No hope but death, to bury up our shame. E3
Make vp once more with me the twentith partMake up once more with me. The twentieth partmake up (v.)
old form: vp
advance to the front, move forward, press on
Of those that liue, are men inow to quaile,Of those that live are men enow to quailenow (adv.)
old form: inow
quail (v.)
old form: quaile
daunt, dishearten, intimidate
The feeble handfull on the aduerse part.The feeble handful on the adverse part.part (n.)side, camp, partyE3
adverse (adj.)
old form: aduerse
opposing, opposite, other
Then charge againe, if heauen be not opposdThen charge again. If heaven be not opposed, E3
We cannot loose the daie.We cannot lose the day. E3
On awaie. On, away! E3
ExeuntExeunt E3
Enter Audley wounded, & rescued by two squirs.Enter Audley, wounded, and rescued by two esquires E3
How fares my Lord;How fares my lord? E3
Euen as a man may doEven as a man may do E3
That dines at such a bloudie feast as this.That dines at such a bloody feast as this. E3
I hope my Lord that is no mortall scarre,I hope, my lord, that is no mortal scar.scar (n.)
old form: scarre
wound, cut, injury
No matter if it be, the count is cast,No matter if it be; the count is cast,count (n.)account, reckoningE3
cast (v.)calculate, reckon, estimate
and in the worst ends but a mortall man,And, in the worst, ends but a mortal man. E3
Good friends conuey me to the princely EdwardGood friends, convey me to the princely Edward, E3
That in the crimson brauerie of my bloud,That in the crimson bravery of my bloodbravery (n.)finery, fine clothes, rich dressE3
I may become him with saluting him,I may become him with saluting him.become (v.)grace, honour, dignifyE3
Ile smile and tell him that this open scarre,I'll smile and tell him that this open scarscar (n.)wound, cut, injuryE3
Doth end the haruest of his Audleys warre. Doth end the harvest of his Audley's war. E3
Ex.Exeunt E3
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