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Feare not my Lord, that Power that made you KingFear not, my lord, that power that made you kingR2 III.ii.27
Hath power to keepe you King, in spight of all.Hath power to keep you king in spite of all.R2 III.ii.28
The means that heavens yield must be embracedR2 III.ii.29
And not neglected; else heaven would,R2 III.ii.30
And we will not – heaven's offer we refuse,R2 III.ii.31
The proffered means of succour and redress.R2 III.ii.32
My Lord, wise men ne're waile their present woes,My lord, wise men ne'er sit and wail their woes,R2 III.ii.178
But presently preuent the wayes to waile:But presently prevent the ways to wail.R2 III.ii.179
To feare the Foe, since feare oppresseth strength,To fear the foe, since fear oppresseth strength,R2 III.ii.180
Giues in your weakenesse, strength vnto your Foe;Gives in your weakness strength unto your foe,R2 III.ii.181
And so your follies fight against yourself.R2 III.ii.182
Feare, and be slaine, no worse can come to fight,Fear, and be slain. No worse can come to fight;R2 III.ii.183
And fight and die, is death destroying death,And fight and die is death destroying death,R2 III.ii.184
Where fearing, dying, payes death seruile breath.Where fearing dying pays death servile breath.R2 III.ii.185
That honorable day shall ne're be seene.That honourable day shall never be seen.R2 IV.i.91
Many a time hath banish'd Norfolke foughtMany a time hath banished Norfolk foughtR2 IV.i.92
For Iesu Christ, in glorious Christian fieldFor Jesu Christ in glorious Christian field,R2 IV.i.93
Streaming the Ensigne of the Christian Crosse,Streaming the ensign of the Christian crossR2 IV.i.94
Against black Pagans, Turkes, and Saracens:Against black pagans, Turks, and Saracens,R2 IV.i.95
And toyl'd with workes of Warre, retyr'd himselfeAnd, toiled with works of war, retired himselfR2 IV.i.96
To Italy, and there at Venice gaueTo Italy, and there at Venice gaveR2 IV.i.97
His Body to that pleasant Countries Earth,His body to that pleasant country's earth,R2 IV.i.98
And his pure Soule vnto his Captaine Christ,And his pure soul unto his captain, Christ,R2 IV.i.99
Vnder whose Colours he had fought so long.Under whose colours he had fought so long.R2 IV.i.100
As sure as I liue, my Lord.As surely as I live, my lord.R2 IV.i.102
Mary, Heauen forbid.Marry, God forbid!R2 IV.i.114
Worst in this Royall Presence may I speake,Worst in this royal presence may I speak,R2 IV.i.115
Yet best beseeming me to speake the truth.Yet best beseeming me to speak the truth:R2 IV.i.116
Would God, that any in this Noble PresenceWould God that any in this noble presenceR2 IV.i.117
Were enough Noble, to be vpright IudgeWere enough noble to be upright judgeR2 IV.i.118
Of Noble Richard: then true Noblenesse wouldOf noble Richard! Then true noblesse wouldR2 IV.i.119
Learne him forbearance from so foule a Wrong.Learn him forbearance from so foul a wrong.R2 IV.i.120
What Subiect can giue Sentence on his King?What subject can give sentence on his king? – R2 IV.i.121
And who sits here, that is not Richards Subiect?And who sits here that is not Richard's subject?R2 IV.i.122
Theeues are not iudg'd, but they are by to heare,Thieves are not judged but they are by to hearR2 IV.i.123
Although apparant guilt be seene in them:Although apparent guilt be seen in them;R2 IV.i.124
And shall the figure of Gods Maiestie,And shall the figure of God's majesty,R2 IV.i.125
His Captaine, Steward, Deputie elect,His captain, steward, deputy elect,R2 IV.i.126
Anoynted, Crown'd, planted many yeeres,Anointed, crowned, planted many years,R2 IV.i.127
Be iudg'd by subiect, and inferior breathe,Be judged by subject and inferior breathR2 IV.i.128
And he himselfe not present? Oh, forbid it, God,And he himself not present? O, forfend it GodR2 IV.i.129
That in a Christian Climate, Soules refin'deThat in a Christian climate souls refinedR2 IV.i.130
Should shew so heynous, black, obscene a deed.Should show so heinous, black, obscene a deed!R2 IV.i.131
I speake to Subiects, and a Subiect speakes,I speak to subjects, and a subject speaks,R2 IV.i.132
Stirr'd vp by Heauen, thus boldly for his King.Stirred up by God thus boldly for his king.R2 IV.i.133
My Lord of Hereford here, whom you call King,My Lord of Hereford here, whom you call king,R2 IV.i.134
Is a foule Traytor to prowd Herefords King.Is a foul traitor to proud Hereford's King;R2 IV.i.135
And if you Crowne him, let me prophecie,And if you crown him, let me prophesyR2 IV.i.136
The blood of English shall manure the ground,The blood of English shall manure the ground,R2 IV.i.137
And future Ages groane for his foule Act.And future ages groan for this foul act.R2 IV.i.138
Peace shall goe sleepe with Turkes and Infidels,Peace shall go sleep with Turks and infidels,R2 IV.i.139
And in this Seat of Peace, tumultuous WarresAnd in this seat of peace tumultuous warsR2 IV.i.140
Shall Kinne with Kinne, and Kinde with Kinde confound.Shall kin with kin, and kind with kind, confound.R2 IV.i.141
Disorder, Horror, Feare, and MutinieDisorder, horror, fear, and mutinyR2 IV.i.142
Shall here inhabite, and this Land be call'dShall here inhabit, and this land be calledR2 IV.i.143
The field of Golgotha, and dead mens Sculls.The field of Golgotha and dead men's skulls.R2 IV.i.144
Oh, if you reare this House, against this HouseO, if you raise this house against this houseR2 IV.i.145
It will the wofullest Diuision proue,It will the woefullest division proveR2 IV.i.146
That euer fell vpon this cursed Earth.That ever fell upon this cursed earth.R2 IV.i.147
Preuent it, resist it, and let it not be so,Prevent it; resist it; let it not be so,R2 IV.i.148
Least Child, Childs Children cry against you, Woe.Lest child, child's children, cry against you woe.R2 IV.i.149
The Woes to come, the Children yet vnborne,The woe's to come. The children yet unbornR2 IV.i.321
Shall feele this day as sharpe to them as Thorne.Shall feel this day as sharp to them as thorn.R2 IV.i.322