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Who is it that hath warn'd vs to the walles?Who is it that hath warned us to the walls?KJ II.i.201
In breefe, we are the King of Englands subiectsIn brief, we are the King of England's subjects;KJ II.i.267.
For him, and in his right, we hold this Towne.For him, and in his right, we hold this town.KJ II.i.268
That can we not: but he that proues the KingThat can we not. But he that proves the King,KJ II.i.270
To him will we proue loyall, till that timeTo him will we prove loyal. Till that timeKJ II.i.271
Haue we ramm'd vp our gates against the world.Have we rammed up our gates against the world.KJ II.i.272
Till you compound whose right is worthiest,Till you compound whose right is worthiest,KJ II.i.281
We for the worthiest hold the right from both.We for the worthiest, hold the right from both.KJ II.i.282
Heralds, from off our towres we might beholdHeralds, from off our towers we might behold,KJ II.i.325
From first to last, the on-set and retyre From first to last, the onset and retireKJ II.i.326
Of both yonr Armies, whose equalityOf both your armies; whose equalityKJ II.i.327
By our best eyes cannot be censured:By our best eyes cannot be censured.KJ II.i.328
Blood hath bought blood, and blowes haue answerd blowes:Blood hath bought blood and blows have answered blows,KJ II.i.329
Strength matcht with strength, and power confronted power,Strength matched with strength and power confronted power.KJ II.i.330
Both are alike, and both alike we like:Both are alike, and both alike we like.KJ II.i.331
One must proue greatest. While they weigh so euen,One must prove greatest; while they weigh so even,KJ II.i.332
We hold our Towne for neither: yet for both.We hold our town for neither, yet for both.KJ II.i.333
The king of England, when we know the king.The King of England, when we know the King.KJ II.i.363
A greater powre then We denies all this,A greater power then we denies all this.KJ II.i.368
And till it be vndoubted, we do lockeAnd, till it be undoubted, we do lockKJ II.i.369
Our former scruple in our strong barr'd gates:Our former scruple in our strong-barred gates;KJ II.i.370
Kings of our feare, vntill our feares resolu'dKings of our fears, until our fears, resolved,KJ II.i.371
Be by some certaine king, purg'd and depos'd.Be by some certain king purged and deposed.KJ II.i.372
Heare vs great kings, vouchsafe awhile to stayHear us, great Kings! Vouchsafe a while to stay,KJ II.i.416
And I shall shew you peace, and faire-fac'd league:And I shall show you peace and fair-faced league,KJ II.i.417
Win you this Citie without stroke, or wound,Win you this city without stroke or wound,KJ II.i.418
Rescue those breathing liues to dye in beds,Rescue those breathing lives to die in bedsKJ II.i.419
That heere come sacrifices for the field.That here come sacrifices for the field.KJ II.i.420
Perseuer not, but heare me mighty kings.Persever not, but hear me, mighty Kings!KJ II.i.421
That daughter there of Spaine, the Lady BlanchThat daughter there of Spain, the Lady Blanche,KJ II.i.423
Is neere to England, looke vpon the yeeresIs niece to England. Look upon the yearsKJ II.i.424
Of Lewes the Dolphin, and that louely maid.Of Lewis the Dauphin and that lovely maid.KJ II.i.425
If lustie loue should go in quest of beautie,If lusty love should go in quest of beauty,KJ II.i.426
Where should he finde it fairer, then in Blanch:Where should he find it fairer than in Blanche?KJ II.i.427
If zealous loue should go in search of vertue,If zealous love should go in search of virtue,KJ II.i.428
Where should he finde it purer then in Blanch?Where should he find it purer than in Blanche?KJ II.i.429
If loue ambitious, sought a match of birth,If love ambitious sought a match of birth,KJ II.i.430
Whose veines bound richer blood then Lady Blanch?Whose veins bound richer blood than Lady Blanche?KJ II.i.431
Such as she is, in beautie, vertue, birth,Such as she is, in beauty, virtue, birth,KJ II.i.432
Is the yong Dolphin euery way compleat,Is the young Dauphin every way complete.KJ II.i.433
If not compleat of, say he is not shee,If not complete of, say he is not she;KJ II.i.434
And she againe wants nothing, to name want,And she again wants nothing, to name want,KJ II.i.435
If want it be not, that she is not hee:If want it be not that she is not he.KJ II.i.436
He is the halfe part of a blessed man,He is the half part of a blessed man,KJ II.i.437
Left to be finished by such as shee,Left to be finished by such as she;KJ II.i.438
And she a faire diuided excellence,And she a fair divided excellence,KJ II.i.439
Whose fulnesse of perfection lyes in him.Whose fulness of perfection lies in him.KJ II.i.440
O two such siluer currents when they ioyneO, two such silver currents, when they join,KJ II.i.441
Do glorifie the bankes that bound them in:Do glorify the banks that bound them in;KJ II.i.442
And two such shores, to two such streames made one,And two such shores to two such streams made one,KJ II.i.443
Two such controlling bounds shall you be, kings,Two such controlling bounds, shall you be, Kings,KJ II.i.444
To these two Princes, if you marrie them:To these two princes, if you marry them.KJ II.i.445
This Vnion shall do more then batterie canThis union shall do more than battery canKJ II.i.446
To our fast closed gates: for at this match,To our fast-closed gates. For at this match,KJ II.i.447
With swifter spleene then powder can enforceWith swifter spleen than powder can enforce,KJ II.i.448
The mouth of passage shall we fling wide ope,The mouth of passage shall we fling wide opeKJ II.i.449
And giue you entrance: but without this match,And give you entrance. But without this match,KJ II.i.450
The sea enraged is not halfe so deafe,The sea enraged is not half so deaf,KJ II.i.451
Lyons more confident, Mountaines and rockesLions more confident, mountains and rocksKJ II.i.452
More free from motion, no not death himselfeMore free from motion, no, not death himselfKJ II.i.453
In mortall furie halfe so peremptorie,In moral fury half so peremptory,KJ II.i.454
As we to keepe this Citie.As we to keep this city.KJ II.i.455.1
Why answer not the double Maiesties,Why answer not the double majestiesKJ II.i.480
This friendly treatie of our threatned Towne.This friendly treaty of our threatened town?KJ II.i.481
I am much bounden to your Maiesty.I am much bounden to your majesty.KJ III.iii.29
So well, that what you bid me vndertake,So well that what you bid me undertake,KJ III.iii.56
Though that my death were adiunct to my Act,Though that my death were adjunct to my act,KJ III.iii.57
By heauen I would doe it.By heaven, I would do it.KJ III.iii.58.1
And Ile keepe him so,And I'll keep him soKJ III.iii.64.2
That he shall not offend your Maiesty.That he shall not offend your majesty.KJ III.iii.65
My Lord.My lord.KJ III.iii.66.2
He shall not liue.He shall not live.KJ III.iii.66.4
Heate me these Irons hot, and looke thou standHeat me these irons hot, and look thou standKJ IV.i.1
Within the Arras: when I strike my footWithin the arras. When I strike my footKJ IV.i.2
Vpon the bosome of the ground, rush forthUpon the bosom of the ground, rush forthKJ IV.i.3
And binde the boy, which you shall finde with meAnd bind the boy which you shall find with meKJ IV.i.4
Fast to the chaire: be heedfull: hence, and watch.Fast to the chair. Be heedful. Hence, and watch!KJ IV.i.5
Vncleanly scruples feare not you: looke too't.Uncleanly scruples! Fear not you. Look to't!KJ IV.i.7
Yong Lad come forth; I haue to say with you.Young lad, come forth; I have to say with you.KJ IV.i.8
Good morrow, little Prince.Good morrow, little prince.KJ IV.i.9.2
Indeed I haue beene merrier.Indeed, I have been merrier.KJ IV.i.12.1
If I talke to him, with his innocent prateIf I talk to him, with his innocent prateKJ IV.i.25
He will awake my mercie, which lies dead:He will awake my mercy, which lies dead.KJ IV.i.26
Therefore I will be sodaine, and dispatch.Therefore I will be sudden, and dispatch.KJ IV.i.27
His words do take possession of my bosome.His words do take possession of my bosom.KJ IV.i.32
Reade heere yong Arthnr. How now foolish rheume?Read here, young Arthur. (aside) How now, foolish rheum!KJ IV.i.33
Turning dispitious torture out of doore?Turning dispiteous torture out of door!KJ IV.i.34
I must be breefe, least resolution dropI must be brief, lest resolution dropKJ IV.i.35
Out at mine eyes, in tender womanish teares.Out at mine eyes in tender womanish tears.KJ IV.i.36
Can you not reade it? Is it not faire writ?Can you not read it? Is it not fair writ?KJ IV.i.37
Yong Boy, I must.Young boy, I must.KJ IV.i.40.1
And I will.And I will.KJ IV.i.40.3
I haue sworne to do it:I have sworn to do it,KJ IV.i.58.2
And with hot Irons must I burne them out.And with hot irons must I burn them out.KJ IV.i.59
Come forth:Come forth!KJ IV.i.71.1
Do as I bid you do.Do as I bid you do.KJ IV.i.71.2
Giue me the Iron I say, and binde him heere.Give me the iron, I say, and bind him here.KJ IV.i.74
Go stand within: let me alone with him.Go stand within. Let me alone with him.KJ IV.i.84
Come (Boy) prepare your selfe.Come, boy, prepare yourself.KJ IV.i.89.2
None, but to lose your eyes.None, but to lose your eyes.KJ IV.i.90.2
Is this your promise? Go too, hold your toong.Is this your promise? Go to, hold your tongue.KJ IV.i.96
I can heate it, Boy.I can heat it, boy.KJ IV.i.104.2
But with my breath I can reuiue it Boy.But with my breath I can revive it, boy.KJ IV.i.111
Well, see to liue: I will not touch thine eye,Well, see to live. I will not touch thine eyeKJ IV.i.121
For all the Treasure that thine Vnckle owes,For all the treasure that thine uncle owes;KJ IV.i.122
Yet am I sworne, and I did purpose, Boy,Yet am I sworn, and I did purpose, boy,KJ IV.i.123
With this same very Iron, to burne them out.With this same very iron to burn them out.KJ IV.i.124
Peace: no more. Adieu,Peace! No more. Adieu.KJ IV.i.126.2
Your Vnckle must not know but you are dead.Your uncle must not know but you are dead.KJ IV.i.127
Ile fill these dogged Spies with false reports:I'll fill these dogged spies with false reports;KJ IV.i.128
And, pretty childe, sleepe doubtlesse, and secure,And, pretty child, sleep doubtless and secureKJ IV.i.129
That Hubert for the wealth of all the world,That Hubert, for the wealth of all the world,KJ IV.i.130
Will not offend thee.Will not offend thee.KJ IV.i.131.1
Silence, no more; go closely in with mee,Silence! No more. Go closely in with me.KJ IV.i.132
Much danger do I vndergo for thee. Much danger do I undergo for thee.KJ IV.i.133
My Lord, they say fiue Moones were seene to night:My lord, they say five moons were seen tonight – KJ IV.ii.182
Foure fixed, and the fift did whirle aboutFour fixed, and the fifth did whirl aboutKJ IV.ii.183
The other foure, in wondrous motion.The other four in wondrous motion.KJ IV.ii.184
Old men, and Beldames, in the streetsOld men and beldams in the streetsKJ IV.ii.185.2
Do prophesie vpon it dangerously:Do prophesy upon it dangerously.KJ IV.ii.186
Yong Arthurs death is common in their mouths,Young Arthur's death is common in their mouths,KJ IV.ii.187
And when they talke of him, they shake their heads,And when they talk of him they shake their headsKJ IV.ii.188
And whisper one another in the eare.And whisper one another in the ear;KJ IV.ii.189
And he that speakes, doth gripe the hearers wrist,And he that speaks doth gripe the hearer's wrist,KJ IV.ii.190
Whilst he that heares, makes fearefull actionWhilst he that hears makes fearful action,KJ IV.ii.191
With wrinkled browes, with nods, with rolling eyes.With wrinkled brows, with nods, with rolling eyes.KJ IV.ii.192
I saw a Smith stand with his hammer (thus)I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus,KJ IV.ii.193
The whilst his Iron did on the Anuile coole,The whilst his iron did on the anvil cool,KJ IV.ii.194
With open mouth swallowing a Taylors newes,With open mouth swallowing a tailor's news;KJ IV.ii.195
Who with his Sheeres, and Measure in his hand,Who, with his shears and measure in his hand,KJ IV.ii.196
Standing on slippers, which his nimble hasteStanding on slippers which his nimble hasteKJ IV.ii.197
Had falsely thrust vpon contrary feete,Had falsely thrust upon contrary feet,KJ IV.ii.198
Told of a many thousand warlike French,Told of a many thousand warlike FrenchKJ IV.ii.199
That were embattailed, and rank'd in Kent.That were embattailed and ranked in Kent.KJ IV.ii.200
Another leane, vnwash'd Artificer,Another lean unwashed artificerKJ IV.ii.201
Cuts off his tale, and talkes of Arthurs death.Cuts off his tale and talks of Arthur's death.KJ IV.ii.202
No had (my Lord?) why, did you not prouoke me?No had, my lord! Why, did you not provoke me?KJ IV.ii.207
Heere is your hand and Seale for what I did.Here is your hand and seal for what I did.KJ IV.ii.215
My Lord.My lord – KJ IV.ii.230
Arme you against your other enemies:Arm you against your other enemies;KJ IV.ii.249
Ile make a peace betweene your soule, and you.I'll make a peace between your soul and you.KJ IV.ii.250
Yong Arthur is aliue: This hand of mineYoung Arthur is alive. This hand of mineKJ IV.ii.251
Is yet a maiden, and an innocent hand.Is yet a maiden and an innocent hand,KJ IV.ii.252
Not painted with the Crimson spots of blood,Not painted with the crimson spots of blood.KJ IV.ii.253
Within this bosome, neuer entred yetWithin this bosom never entered yetKJ IV.ii.254
The dreadfull motion of a murderous thought,The dreadful motion of a murderous thought;KJ IV.ii.255
And you haue slander'd Nature in my forme,And you have slandered nature in my form,KJ IV.ii.256
Which howsoeuer rude exteriorly,Which, howsoever rude exteriorly,KJ IV.ii.257
Is yet the couer of a fayrer minde,Is yet the cover of a fairer mindKJ IV.ii.258
Then to be butcher of an innocent childe.Than to be butcher of an innocent child.KJ IV.ii.259
Lords, I am hot with haste, in seeking you,Lords, I am hot with haste in seeking you.KJ IV.iii.74
Arthur doth liue, the king hath sent for you.Arthur doth live; the King hath sent for you.KJ IV.iii.75
I am no villaine. I am no villain.KJ IV.iii.78.1
Stand backe Lord Salsbury, stand backe I say:Stand back, Lord Salisbury, stand back, I say!KJ IV.iii.81
By heauen, I thinke my sword's as sharpe as yours.By heaven, I think my sword's as sharp as yours.KJ IV.iii.82
I would not haue you (Lord) forget your selfe,I would not have you, lord, forget yourself,KJ IV.iii.83
Nor tempt the danger of my true defence;Nor tempt the danger of my true defence;KJ IV.iii.84
Least I, by marking of your rage, forgetLest I, by marking of your rage, forgetKJ IV.iii.85
your Worth, your Greatnesse, and Nobility.Your worth, your greatness, and nobility.KJ IV.iii.86
Not for my life: But yet I dare defendNot for my life; but yet I dare defendKJ IV.iii.88
My innocent life against an Emperor.My innocent life against an emperor.KJ IV.iii.89
Do not proue me so:Do not prove me so;KJ IV.iii.90.2
Yet I am none. Whose tongue so ere speakes false,Yet I am none. Whose tongue soe'er speaks false,KJ IV.iii.91
Not truely speakes: who speakes not truly, Lies.Not truly speaks; who speaks not truly, lies.KJ IV.iii.92
Lord Bigot, I am none.Lord Bigot, I am none.KJ IV.iii.103.1
'Tis not an houre since I left him well:'Tis not an hour since I left him well.KJ IV.iii.104
I honour'd him, I lou'd him, and will weepeI honoured him, I loved him, and will weepKJ IV.iii.105
My date of life out, for his sweete liues losse.My date of life out for his sweet life's loss.KJ IV.iii.106
Do but heare me sir.Do but hear me, sir – KJ IV.iii.120.1
Vpon my soule.Upon my soul – KJ IV.iii.125.1
If I in act, consent, or sinne of thought,If I in act, consent, or sin of thoughtKJ IV.iii.135
Be guiltie of the stealing that sweete breathBe guilty of the stealing that sweet breathKJ IV.iii.136
Which was embounded in this beauteous clay,Which was embounded in this beauteous clay,KJ IV.iii.137
Let hell want paines enough to torture me:Let hell want pains enough to torture me.KJ IV.iii.138
I left him well.I left him well.KJ IV.iii.139.1
Badly I feare; how fares your Maiesty?Badly, I fear. How fares your majesty?KJ V.iii.2
A Friend. What art thou?A friend. What art thou?KJ
Whether doest thou go?Whither dost thou go?KJ
Why may not I demandWhy may not I demandKJ
of thine affaires, / As well as thou of mine?Of thine affairs as well as thou of mine?KJ
Thou hast a perfect thought:Thou hast a perfect thought.KJ
I will vpon all hazards well beleeueI will upon all hazards well believeKJ
Thou art my friend, that know'st my tongue so well:Thou art my friend, that knowest my tongue so well.KJ
Who art thou?Who art thou?KJ
Vnkinde remembrance: thou, & endles night,Unkind remembrance! Thou and endless nightKJ
Haue done me shame: Braue Soldier, pardon me,Have done me shame. Brave soldier, pardon meKJ
That any accent breaking from thy tongue,That any accent breaking from thy tongueKJ
Should scape the true acquaintance of mine eare.Should 'scape the true acquaintance of mine ear.KJ
Why heere walke I, in the black brow of nightWhy, here walk I in the black brow of nightKJ
To finde you out.To find you out.KJ
O my sweet sir, newes fitting to the night,O my sweet sir, news fitting to the night – KJ
Blacke, fearefull, comfortlesse, and horrible.Black, fearful, comfortless, and horrible.KJ
The King I feare is poyson'd by a Monke,The King, I fear, is poisoned by a monk;KJ
I left him almost speechlesse, and broke outI left him almost speechless, and broke outKJ
To acquaint you with this euill, that you mightTo acquaint you with this evil, that you mightKJ
The better arme you to the sodaine time,The better arm you to the sudden timeKJ
Then if you had at leisure knowne of this.Than if you had at leisure known of this.KJ
A Monke I tell you, a resolued villaineA monk, I tell you, a resolved villain,KJ
Whose Bowels sodainly burst out: The KingWhose bowels suddenly burst out. The KingKJ
Yet speakes, and peraduenture may recouer.Yet speaks, and peradventure may recover.KJ
Why know you not? The Lords are all come backe,Why, know you not? The lords are all come back,KJ
And brought Prince Henry in their companie,And brought Prince Henry in their company,KJ
At whose request the king hath pardon'd them,At whose request the King hath pardoned them,KJ
And they are all about his Maiestie.And they are all about his majesty.KJ