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Thou Princely Leader of our English strength,Thou princely leader of our English strength,1H6 IV.iii.17
Neuer so needfull on the earth of France,Never so needful on the earth of France,1H6 IV.iii.18
Spurre to the rescue of the Noble Talbot,Spur to the rescue of the noble Talbot,1H6 IV.iii.19
Who now is girdled with a waste of Iron,Who now is girdled with a waist of iron1H6 IV.iii.20
And hem'd about with grim destruction:And hemmed about with grim destruction.1H6 IV.iii.21
To Burdeaux warlike Duke, to Burdeaux Yorke,To Bordeaux, warlike Duke! To Bordeaux, York!1H6 IV.iii.22
Else farwell Talbot, France, and Englands honor.Else farewell Talbot, France, and England's honour.1H6 IV.iii.23
O send some succour to the distrest Lord.O, send some succour to the distressed lord!1H6 IV.iii.30
Then God take mercy on braue Talbots soule,Then God take mercy on brave Talbot's soul1H6 IV.iii.34
And on his Sonne yong Iohn, who two houres since,And on his son, young John, who two hours since1H6 IV.iii.35
I met in trauaile toward his warlike Father;I met in travel toward his warlike father.1H6 IV.iii.36
This seuen yeeres did not Talbot see his sonne,This seven years did not Talbot see his son,1H6 IV.iii.37
And now they meete where both their liues are done.And now they meet where both their lives are done.1H6 IV.iii.38
Thus while the Vulture of sedition,Thus, while the vulture of sedition1H6 IV.iii.47
Feedes in the bosome of such great Commanders,Feeds in the bosom of such great commanders,1H6 IV.iii.48
Sleeping neglection doth betray to losse:Sleeping neglection doth betray to loss1H6 IV.iii.49
The Conquest of our scarse-cold Conqueror,The conquest of our scarce-cold conqueror,1H6 IV.iii.50
That euer-liuing man of Memorie,That ever-living man of memory,1H6 IV.iii.51
Henrie the fift: Whiles they each other crosse,Henry the Fifth. Whiles they each other cross,1H6 IV.iii.52
Liues, Honours, Lands, and all, hurrie to losse.Lives, honours, lands, and all hurry to loss.1H6 IV.iii.53
Whether my Lord, from bought & sold L.Talbot,Whither, my lord? From bought and sold Lord Talbot,1H6 IV.iv.13
Who ring'd about with bold aduersitie,Who, ringed about with bold adversity,1H6 IV.iv.14
Cries out for noble Yorke and Somerset,Cries out for noble York and Somerset1H6 IV.iv.15
To beate assayling death from his weake Regions,To beat assailing death from his weak legions;1H6 IV.iv.16
And whiles the honourable Captaine thereAnd whiles the honourable captain there1H6 IV.iv.17
Drops bloody swet from his warre-wearied limbes,Drops bloody sweat from his war-wearied limbs,1H6 IV.iv.18
And in aduantage lingring lookes for rescue,And, in advantage lingering, looks for rescue,1H6 IV.iv.19
You his false hopes, the trust of Englands honor,You, his false hopes, the trust of England's honour,1H6 IV.iv.20
Keepe off aloofe with worthlesse emulation:Keep off aloof with worthless emulation.1H6 IV.iv.21
Let not your priuate discord keepe awayLet not your private discord keep away1H6 IV.iv.22
The leuied succours that should lend him ayde,The levied succours that should lend him aid,1H6 IV.iv.23
While he renowned Noble GentlemanWhile he, renowned noble gentleman,1H6 IV.iv.24
Yeeld vp his life vnto a world of oddes.Yields up his life unto a world of odds.1H6 IV.iv.25
Orleance the Bastard, Charles, Burgundie,Orleans the Bastard, Charles, Burgundy,1H6 IV.iv.26
Alanson, Reignard, compasse him about,Alençon, Reignier compass him about,1H6 IV.iv.27
And Talbot perisheth by your default.And Talbot perisheth by your default.1H6 IV.iv.28
And Yorke as fast vpon your Grace exclaimes,And York as fast upon your grace exclaims,1H6 IV.iv.30
Swearing that you with-hold his leuied hoast,Swearing that you withhold his levied host,1H6 IV.iv.31
Collected for this expidition.Collected for this expedition.1H6 IV.iv.32
The fraud of England, not the force of France,The fraud of England, not the force of France,1H6 IV.iv.36
Hath now intrapt the Noble-minded Talbot:Hath now entrapped the noble-minded Talbot.1H6 IV.iv.37
Neuer to England shall he beare his life,Never to England shall he bear his life,1H6 IV.iv.38
But dies betraid to fortune by your strife.But dies betrayed to fortune by your strife.1H6 IV.iv.39
Too late comes rescue, he is tane or slaine,Too late comes rescue. He is ta'en or slain;1H6 IV.iv.42
For flye he could not, if he would haue fled:For fly he could not, if he would have fled;1H6 IV.iv.43
And flye would Talbot neuer though he might.And fly would Talbot never, though he might.1H6 IV.iv.44
His Fame liues in the world. His Shame in you.His fame lives in the world, his shame in you.1H6 IV.iv.46
Herald, conduct me to the Dolphins Tent,Herald, conduct me to the Dauphin's tent,1H6 IV.vii.51
To know who hath obtain'd the glory of the day.To know who hath obtained the glory of the day.1H6 IV.vii.52
Submission Dolphin? Tis a meere French word:Submission, Dauphin? 'Tis a mere French word;1H6 IV.vii.54
We English Warriours wot not what it meanes.We English warriors wot not what it means.1H6 IV.vii.55
I come to know what Prisoners thou hast tane,I come to know what prisoners thou hast ta'en1H6 IV.vii.56
And to suruey the bodies of the dead.And to survey the bodies of the dead.1H6 IV.vii.57
But where's the great Alcides of the field,But where's the great Alcides of the field,1H6 IV.vii.60
Valiant Lord Talbot Earle of Shrewsbury?Valiant Lord Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury,1H6 IV.vii.61
Created for his rare successe in Armes,Created for his rare success in arms1H6 IV.vii.62
Great Earle of Washford, Waterford, and Valence,Great Earl of Washford, Waterford, and Valence,1H6 IV.vii.63
Lord Talbot of Goodrig and Vrchinfield,Lord Talbot of Goodrig and Urchinfield,1H6 IV.vii.64
Lord Strange of Blackmere, Lord Verdon of Alton,Lord Strange of Blackmere, Lord Verdun of Alton,1H6 IV.vii.65
Lord Cromwell of Wingefield, Lord Furniuall of Sheffeild,Lord Cromwell of Wingfield, Lord Furnival of Sheffield,1H6 IV.vii.66
The thrice victorious Lord of Falconbridge,The thrice-victorious Lord of Falconbridge,1H6 IV.vii.67
Knight of the Noble Order of S. George,Knight of the noble Order of Saint George,1H6 IV.vii.68
Worthy S. Michael, and the Golden Fleece,Worthy Saint Michael, and the Golden Fleece,1H6 IV.vii.69
Great Marshall to Henry the sixt,Great Marshal to Henry the Sixth1H6 IV.vii.70
Of all his Warres within the Realme of France.Of all his wars within the realm of France?1H6 IV.vii.71
Is Talbot slaine, the Frenchmens only Scourge,Is Talbot slain, the Frenchmen's only scourge,1H6 IV.vii.77
Your Kingdomes terror, and blacke Nemesis?Your kingdom's terror and black Nemesis?1H6 IV.vii.78
Oh were mine eye-balles into Bullets turn'd,O, were mine eyeballs into bullets turned,1H6 IV.vii.79
That I in rage might shoot them at your faces.That I in rage might shoot them at your faces!1H6 IV.vii.80
Oh,that I could but call these dead to life,O that I could but call these dead to life!1H6 IV.vii.81
It were enough to fright the Realme of France.It were enough to fright the realm of France.1H6 IV.vii.82
Were but his Picture left amongst you here,Were but his picture left amongst you here,1H6 IV.vii.83
It would amaze the prowdest of you all.It would amaze the proudest of you all.1H6 IV.vii.84
Giue me their Bodyes, that I may beare them hence,Give me their bodies, that I may bear them hence1H6 IV.vii.85
And giue them Buriall, as beseemes their worth.And give them burial as beseems their worth.1H6 IV.vii.86
Ile beare them hence: but from their ashes shal be reardI'll bear them hence; but from their ashes shall be reared1H6 IV.vii.92
A Phoenix that shall make all France affear'd.A phoenix that shall make all France afeard.1H6 IV.vii.93