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As true as I beleeue you thinke them false,As true as I believe you think them falseKJ III.i.27
That giue you cause to proue my saying true.That give you cause to prove my saying true.KJ III.i.28
What other harme haue I good Lady done,What other harm have I, good lady, done,KJ III.i.38
But spoke the harme, that is by others done?But spoke the harm that is by others done?KJ III.i.39
Pardon me Madam,Pardon me, madam,KJ III.i.65.2
I may not goe without you to the kings.I may not go without you to the Kings.KJ III.i.66
Therefore, to be possess'd with double pompe,Therefore, to be possessed with double pomp,KJ IV.ii.9
To guard a Title, that was rich before;To guard a title that was rich before,KJ IV.ii.10
To gilde refined Gold, to paint the Lilly;To gild refined gold, to paint the lily,KJ IV.ii.11
To throw a perfume on the Violet,To throw a perfume on the violet,KJ IV.ii.12
To smooth the yce, or adde another hewTo smooth the ice, or add another hueKJ IV.ii.13
Vnto the Raine-bow; or with Taper-lightUnto the rainbow, or with taper-lightKJ IV.ii.14
To seeke the beauteous eye of heauen to garnish,To seek the beauteous eye of heaven to garnish,KJ IV.ii.15
Is wastefull, and ridiculous excesse.Is wasteful and ridiculous excess.KJ IV.ii.16
In this the Anticke, and well noted faceIn this the antique and well noted faceKJ IV.ii.21
Of plaine old forme, is much disfigured,Of plain old form is much disfigured;KJ IV.ii.22
And like a shifted winde vnto a saile,And, like a shifted wind unto a sail,KJ IV.ii.23
It makes the course of thoughts to fetch about,It makes the course of thoughts to fetch about,KJ IV.ii.24
Startles, and frights consideration:Startles and frights consideration,KJ IV.ii.25
Makes sound opinion sicke, and truth suspected,Makes sound opinion sick and truth suspected,KJ IV.ii.26
For putting on so new a fashion'd robe.For putting on so new a fashioned robe.KJ IV.ii.27
To this effect, before you were new crown'dTo this effect, before you were new crowned,KJ IV.ii.35
We breath'd our Councell: but it pleas'd your HighnesWe breathed our counsel. But it pleased your highnessKJ IV.ii.36
To ouer-beare it, and we are all well pleas'd,To overbear it, and we are all well pleased,KJ IV.ii.37
Since all, and euery part of what we wouldSince all and every part of what we wouldKJ IV.ii.38
Doth make a stand, at what your Highnesse will.Doth make a stand at what your highness will.KJ IV.ii.39
The colour of the King doth come, and goThe colour of the King doth come and goKJ IV.ii.76
Betweene his purpose and his conscience,Between his purpose and his conscience,KJ IV.ii.77
Like Heralds 'twixt two dreadfull battailes set:Like heralds 'twixt two dreadful battles set.KJ IV.ii.78
His passion is so ripe, it needs must breake.His passion is so ripe it needs must break.KJ IV.ii.79
Indeed we fear'd his sicknesse was past cure.Indeed we feared his sickness was past cure.KJ IV.ii.86
It is apparant foule-play, and 'tis shameIt is apparent foul play; and 'tis shameKJ IV.ii.93
That Greatnesse should so grossely offer it;That greatness should so grossly offer it.KJ IV.ii.94
So thriue it in your game, and so farewell.So thrive it in your game! And so, farewell.KJ IV.ii.95
Lords, I will meet him at S. Edmondsbury,Lords, I will meet him at Saint Edmundsbury.KJ IV.iii.11
It is our safetie, and we must embraceIt is our safety, and we must embraceKJ IV.iii.12
This gentle offer of the perillous time.This gentle offer of the perilous time.KJ IV.iii.13
The Count Meloone, a Noble Lord of France,The Count Melun, a noble lord of France,KJ IV.iii.15
Whose priuate with me of the Dolphines loue,Whose private with me of the Dauphin's loveKJ IV.iii.16
Is much more generall, then these lines import.Is much more general than these lines import.KJ IV.iii.17
Or rather then set forward, for 'twill beOr rather then set forward; for 'twill beKJ IV.iii.19
Two long dayes iourney (Lords) or ere we meete.Two long days' journey, lords, or ere we meet.KJ IV.iii.20
The king hath dispossest himselfe of vs,The King hath dispossessed himself of us;KJ IV.iii.23
We will not lyne his thin-bestained cloakeWe will not line his thin bestained cloakKJ IV.iii.24
With our pure Honors: nor attend the footeWith our pure honours, nor attend the footKJ IV.iii.25
That leaues the print of blood where ere it walkes.That leaves the print of blood where'er it walks.KJ IV.iii.26
Returne,and tell him so: we know the worst.Return and tell him so. We know the worst.KJ IV.iii.27
Our greefes, and not our manners reason now.Our griefs, and not our manners, reason now.KJ IV.iii.29
This is the prison:This is the prison.KJ IV.iii.34.1
What is he lyes heere?What is he lies here?KJ IV.iii.34.2
Murther, as hating what himselfe hath done,Murder, as hating what himself hath done,KJ IV.iii.37
Doth lay it open to vrge on reuenge.Doth lay it open to urge on revenge.KJ IV.iii.38
Sir Richard, what thinke you? you haue beheld,Sir Richard, what think you? You have beheld.KJ IV.iii.41
Or haue you read, or heard, or could you thinke?Or have you read, or heard, or could you think,KJ IV.iii.42
Or do you almost thinke, although you see,Or do you almost think, although you see,KJ IV.iii.43
That you do see? Could thought, without this obiectThat you do see? Could thought, without this object,KJ IV.iii.44
Forme such another? This is the very top,Form such another? This is the very top,KJ IV.iii.45
The heighth, the Crest: or Crest vnto the CrestThe height, the crest, or crest unto the crest,KJ IV.iii.46
Of murthers Armes: This is the bloodiest shame,Of murder's arms. This is the bloodiest shame,KJ IV.iii.47
The wildest Sauagery, the vildest strokeThe wildest savagery, the vilest stroke,KJ IV.iii.48
That euer wall-ey'd wrath, or staring rageThat ever wall-eyed wrath or staring rageKJ IV.iii.49
Presented to the teares of soft remorse.Presented to the tears of soft remorse.KJ IV.iii.50
If that it be the worke of any hand?If that it be the work of any hand!KJ IV.iii.60
We had a kinde of light, what would ensue:We had a kind of light what would ensue.KJ IV.iii.61
It is the shamefull worke of Huberts hand,It is the shameful work of Hubert's hand,KJ IV.iii.62
The practice, and the purpose of the king:The practice, and the purpose, of the King – KJ IV.iii.63
From whose obedience I forbid my soule,From whose obedience I forbid my soul,KJ IV.iii.64
Kneeling before this ruine of sweete life,Kneeling before this ruin of sweet life,KJ IV.iii.65
And breathing to his breathlesse ExcellenceAnd breathing to this breathless excellenceKJ IV.iii.66
The Incense of a Vow, a holy Vow:The incense of a vow, a holy vow,KJ IV.iii.67
Neuer to taste the pleasures of the world,Never to taste the pleasures of the world,KJ IV.iii.68
Neuer to be infected with delight,Never to be infected with delight,KJ IV.iii.69
Nor conuersant with Ease, and Idlenesse,Nor conversant with ease and idleness,KJ IV.iii.70
Till I haue set a glory to this hand,Till I have set a glory to this handKJ IV.iii.71
By giuing it the worship of Reuenge.By giving it the worship of revenge.KJ IV.iii.72
Oh he is bold, and blushes not at death,O, he is bold, and blushes not at death!KJ IV.iii.76
Auant thou hatefull villain, get thee gone.Avaunt, thou hateful villain! Get thee gone!KJ IV.iii.77
Must I rob the law?Must I rob the law?KJ IV.iii.78.2
Not till I sheath it in a murtherers skin.Not till I sheathe it in a murderer's skin.KJ IV.iii.80
Thou art a Murtherer.Thou art a murderer.KJ IV.iii.90.1
Stand by, or I shall gaul you Faulconbridge.Stand by, or I shall gall you, Faulconbridge.KJ IV.iii.94
Trust not those cunning waters of his eyes,Trust not those cunning waters of his eyes,KJ IV.iii.107
For villanie is not without such rheume,For villainy is not without such rheum,KJ IV.iii.108
And he, long traded in it, makes it seemeAnd he, long traded in it, makes it seemKJ IV.iii.109
Like Riuers of remorse and innocencie.Like rivers of remorse and innocency.KJ IV.iii.110
Away with me, all you whose soules abhorreAway with me, all you whose souls abhorKJ IV.iii.111
Th'vncleanly sauours of a Slaughter-house,Th' uncleanly savours of a slaughter-house;KJ IV.iii.112
For I am stifled with this smell of sinne.For I am stifled with this smell of sin.KJ IV.iii.113
Vpon our sides it neuer shall be broken.Upon our sides it never shall be broken.KJ V.ii.8
And Noble Dolphin, albeit we sweareAnd, noble Dauphin, albeit we swearKJ V.ii.9
A voluntary zeale, and an vn-urg'd FaithA voluntary zeal and an unurged faithKJ V.ii.10
To your proceedings: yet beleeue me Prince,To your proceedings, yet believe me, prince,KJ V.ii.11
I am not glad that such a sore of TimeI am not glad that such a sore of timeKJ V.ii.12
Should seeke a plaster by contemn'd reuolt,Should seek a plaster by contemned revolt,KJ V.ii.13
And heale the inueterate Canker of one wound,And heal the inveterate canker of one woundKJ V.ii.14
By making many: Oh it grieues my soule,By making many. O, it grieves my soulKJ V.ii.15
That I must draw this mettle from my sideThat I must draw this metal from my sideKJ V.ii.16
To be a widdow-maker: oh, and thereTo be a widow-maker! O, and thereKJ V.ii.17
Where honourable rescue, and defenceWhere honourable rescue and defenceKJ V.ii.18
Cries out vpon the name of Salisbury.Cries out upon the name of Salisbury!KJ V.ii.19
But such is the infection of the time,But such is the infection of the timeKJ V.ii.20
That for the health and Physicke of our right,That, for the health and physic of our right,KJ V.ii.21
We cannot deale but with the very handWe cannot deal but with the very handKJ V.ii.22
Of sterne Iniustice, and confused wrong:Of stern injustice and confused wrong.KJ V.ii.23
And is't not pitty, (oh my grieued friends)And is't not pity, O my grieved friends,KJ V.ii.24
That we, the sonnes and children of this Isle,That we, the sons and children of this isle,KJ V.ii.25
Was borne to see so sad an houre as this,Were born to see so sad an hour as this;KJ V.ii.26
Wherein we step after a stranger, marchWherein we step after a stranger, marchKJ V.ii.27
Vpon her gentle bosom, and fill vpUpon her gentle bosom, and fill upKJ V.ii.28
Her Enemies rankes? I must withdraw, and weepeHer enemies' ranks – I must withdraw and weepKJ V.ii.29
Vpon the spot of this inforced cause,Upon the spot of this enforced cause – KJ V.ii.30
To grace the Gentry of a Land remote,To grace the gentry of a land remote,KJ V.ii.31
And follow vnacquainted colours heere:And follow unacquainted colours here?KJ V.ii.32
What heere? O Nation that thou couldst remoue,What, here? O nation, that thou couldst remove!KJ V.ii.33
That Neptunes Armes who clippeth thee about,That Neptune's arms, who clippeth thee about,KJ V.ii.34
Would beare thee from the knowledge of thy selfe,Would bear thee from the knowledge of thyselfKJ V.ii.35
And cripple thee vnto a Pagan shore,And grapple thee unto a pagan shore,KJ V.ii.36
Where these two Christian Armies might combineWhere these two Christian armies might combineKJ V.ii.37
The bloud of malice, in a vaine of league,The blood of malice in a vein of league,KJ V.ii.38
And not to spend it so vn-neighbourly.And not to spend it so unneighbourly!KJ V.ii.39
I did not thinke the King so stor'd with friends.I did not think the King so stored with friends.KJ V.iv.1
That misbegotten diuell Falconbridge,That misbegotten devil, Faulconbridge,KJ V.iv.4
In spight of spight, alone vpholds the day.In spite of spite, alone upholds the day.KJ V.iv.5
When we were happie, we had other names.When we were happy we had other names.KJ V.iv.8
Wounded to death.Wounded to death.KJ V.iv.9.2
May this be possible? May this be true?May this be possible? May this be true?KJ V.iv.21
We do beleeue thee, and beshrew my soule,We do believe thee; and beshrew my soulKJ V.iv.49
But I do loue the fauour, and the formeBut I do love the favour and the formKJ V.iv.50
Of this most faire occasion, by the whichOf this most fair occasion, by the whichKJ V.iv.51
We will vntread the steps of damned flight,We will untread the steps of damned flight,KJ V.iv.52
And like a bated and retired Flood,And like a bated and retired flood,KJ V.iv.53
Leauing our ranknesse and irregular course,Leaving our rankness and irregular course,KJ V.iv.54
Stoope lowe within those bounds we haue ore-look'd,Stoop low within those bounds we have o'erlooked,KJ V.iv.55
And calmely run on in obedienceAnd calmly run on in obedienceKJ V.iv.56
Euen to our Ocean, to our great King Iohn.Even to our ocean, to our great King John.KJ V.iv.57
My arme shall giue thee helpe to beare thee hence,My arm shall give thee help to bear thee hence;KJ V.iv.58
For I do see the cruell pangs of deathFor I do see the cruel pangs of deathKJ V.iv.59
Right in thine eye. Away, my friends, new flight,Right in thine eye. Away, my friends! New flight,KJ V.iv.60
And happie newnesse, that intends old right. And happy newness, that intends old right!KJ V.iv.61
Be of good comfort (Prince) for you are borneBe of good comfort, prince; for you are bornKJ V.vii.25
To set a forme vpon that indigestTo set a form upon that indigestKJ V.vii.26
Which he hath left so shapelesse, and so rude.Which he hath left so shapeless and so rude.KJ V.vii.27
You breath these dead newes in as dead an eareYou breathe these dead news in as dead an ear.KJ V.vii.65
My Liege, my Lord: but now a King, now thus.My liege! My lord! But now a king, now thus!KJ V.vii.66
It seemes you know not then so much as we,It seems you know not, then, so much as we.KJ V.vii.81
The Cardinall Pandulph is within at rest,The Cardinal Pandulph is within at rest,KJ V.vii.82
Who halfe an houre since came from the Dolphin,Who half an hour since came from the Dauphin,KJ V.vii.83
And brings from him such offers of our peace,And brings from him such offers of our peaceKJ V.vii.84
As we with honor and respect may take,As we with honour and respect may take,KJ V.vii.85
With purpose presently to leaue this warre.With purpose presently to leave this war.KJ V.vii.86
Nay, 'tis in a manner done already,Nay, 'tis in a manner done already;KJ V.vii.89
For many carriages hee hath dispatch'dFor many carriages he hath dispatchedKJ V.vii.90
To the sea side, and put his cause and quarrellTo the seaside, and put his cause and quarrelKJ V.vii.91
To the disposing of the Cardinall,To the disposing of the Cardinal;KJ V.vii.92
With whom your selfe, my selfe, and other Lords,With whom yourself, myself, and other lords,KJ V.vii.93
If you thinke meete, this afternoone will poastIf you think meet, this afternoon will postKJ V.vii.94
To consummate this businesse happily.To consummate this business happily.KJ V.vii.95
And the like tender of our loue wee makeAnd the like tender of our love we make,KJ V.vii.106
To rest without a spot for euermore.To rest without a spot for evermore.KJ V.vii.107