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Within the Temple Hall we were too lowd,Within the Temple Hall we were too loud;1H6 II.iv.3
The Garden here is more conuenient.The garden here is more convenient.1H6 II.iv.4
Faith I haue beene a Truant in the Law,Faith, I have been a truant in the law1H6 II.iv.7
And neuer yet could frame my will to it,And never yet could frame my will to it;1H6 II.iv.8
And therefore frame the Law vnto my will.And therefore frame the law unto my will.1H6 II.iv.9
I pluck this red Rose, with young Somerset,I pluck this red rose with young Somerset,1H6 II.iv.37
And say withall, I thinke he held the right.And say withal I think he held the right.1H6 II.iv.38
Turne not thy scornes this way, Plantagenet.Turn not thy scorns this way, Plantagenet.1H6 II.iv.77
Ile turne my part thereof into thy throat.I'll turn my part thereof into thy throat.1H6 II.iv.79
Goe forward, and be choak'd with thy ambition:Go forward, and be choked with thy ambition!1H6 II.iv.112
And so farwell, vntill I meet thee next. And so farewell until I meet thee next.1H6 II.iv.113
All. ALL
Welcome high Prince, the mighty Duke of Yorke.Welcome, high prince, the mighty Duke of York!1H6 III.i.179
Be what thou wilt, thou art my prisoner.Be what thou wilt, thou art my prisoner.1H6 V.iii.45
Oh Fairest Beautie, do not feare, nor flye:O fairest beauty, do not fear nor fly!1H6 V.iii.46
For I will touch thee but with reuerend hands,For I will touch thee but with reverent hands;1H6 V.iii.47
I kisse these fingers for eternall peace,I kiss these fingers for eternal peace,1H6 V.iii.48
And lay them gently on thy tender side.And lay them gently on thy tender side.1H6 V.iii.49
Who art thou, say? that I may honor thee.Who art thou? Say, that I may honour thee.1H6 V.iii.50
An Earle I am, and Suffolke am I call'd.An earl I am and Suffolk am I called.1H6 V.iii.53
Be not offended Natures myracle,Be not offended, nature's miracle;1H6 V.iii.54
Thou art alotted to be tane by me:Thou art allotted to be ta'en by me.1H6 V.iii.55
So doth the Swan her downie Signets saue,So doth the swan her downy cygnets save,1H6 V.iii.56
Keeping them prisoner vnderneath his wings:Keeping them prisoner underneath her wings.1H6 V.iii.57
Yet if this seruile vsage once offend,Yet, if this servile usage once offend,1H6 V.iii.58
Go, and be free againe, as Suffolkes friend. Go and be free again as Suffolk's friend.1H6 V.iii.59
Oh stay: I haue no power to let her passe,O, stay! (aside) I have no power to let her pass;1H6 V.iii.60
My hand would free her, but my heart sayes no.My hand would free her, but my heart says no.1H6 V.iii.61
As playes the Sunne vpon the glassie streames,As plays the sun upon the glassy streams,1H6 V.iii.62
Twinkling another counterfetted beame,Twinkling another counterfeited beam,1H6 V.iii.63
So seemes this gorgeous beauty to mine eyes.So seems this gorgeous beauty to mine eyes.1H6 V.iii.64
Faine would I woe her, yet I dare not speake:Fain would I woo her, yet I dare not speak.1H6 V.iii.65
Ile call for Pen and Inke, and write my minde:I'll call for pen and ink, and write my mind.1H6 V.iii.66
Fye De la Pole, disable not thy selfe:Fie, de la Pole, disable not thyself.1H6 V.iii.67
Hast not a Tongue? Is she not heere?Hast not a tongue? Is she not here?1H6 V.iii.68
Wilt thou be daunted at a Womans sight?Wilt thou be daunted at a woman's sight?1H6 V.iii.69
I: Beauties Princely Maiesty is such,Ay, beauty's princely majesty is such1H6 V.iii.70
'Confounds the tongue, and makes the senses rough.Confounds the tongue and makes the senses rough.1H6 V.iii.71
How canst thou tell she will deny thy suite,How canst thou tell she will deny thy suit1H6 V.iii.75
Before thou make a triall of her loue?Before thou make a trial of her love?1H6 V.iii.76
She's beautifull; and therefore to be Wooed:She's beautiful, and therefore to be wooed;1H6 V.iii.78
She is a Woman; therefore to be Wonne.She is a woman, therefore to be won.1H6 V.iii.79
Fond man, remember that thou hast a wife,Fond man, remember that thou hast a wife.1H6 V.iii.81
Then how can Margaret be thy Paramour?Then how can Margaret be thy paramour?1H6 V.iii.82
There all is marr'd: there lies a cooling card.There all is marred; there lies a cooling card.1H6 V.iii.84
And yet a dispensation may bee had.And yet a dispensation may be had.1H6 V.iii.86
Ile win this Lady Margaret. For whom?I'll win this Lady Margaret. For whom?1H6 V.iii.88
Why for my King: Tush, that's a woodden thing.Why, for my king! Tush, that's a wooden thing!1H6 V.iii.89
Yet so my fancy may be satisfied,Yet so my fancy may be satisfied1H6 V.iii.91
And peace established betweene these Realmes.And peace established between these realms1H6 V.iii.92
But there remaines a scruple in that too:But there remains a scruple in that too;1H6 V.iii.93
For though her Father be the King of Naples,For though her father be the King of Naples,1H6 V.iii.94
Duke of Aniou and Mayne, yet is he poore,Duke of Anjou and Maine, yet is he poor,1H6 V.iii.95
And our Nobility will scorne the match.And our nobility will scorn the match.1H6 V.iii.96
It shall be so, disdaine they ne're so much:It shall be so, disdain they ne'er so much.1H6 V.iii.98
Henry is youthfull, and will quickly yeeld.Henry is youthful and will quickly yield. – 1H6 V.iii.99
Madam, I haue a secret to reueale.(To her) Madam, I have a secret to reveal.1H6 V.iii.100
Lady, vouchsafe to listen what I say.Lady, vouchsafe to listen what I say.1H6 V.iii.103
Sweet Madam, giue me hearing in a cause.Sweet madam, give me hearing in a cause – 1H6 V.iii.106
Lady, wherefore talke you so?Lady, wherefore talk you so?1H6 V.iii.108
Say gentle Princesse, would you not supposeSay, gentle Princess, would you not suppose1H6 V.iii.110
Your bondage happy, to be made a Queene?Your bondage happy, to be made a queen?1H6 V.iii.111
And so shall you,And so shall you,1H6 V.iii.114.2
If happy Englands Royall King be free.If happy England's royal King be free.1H6 V.iii.115
Ile vndertake to make thee Henries Queene,I'll undertake to make thee Henry's queen,1H6 V.iii.117
To put a Golden Scepter in thy hand,To put a golden sceptre in thy hand1H6 V.iii.118
And set a precious Crowne vpon thy head,And set a precious crown upon thy head,1H6 V.iii.119
If thou wilt condiscend to be my----If thou wilt condescend to be my – 1H6 V.iii.120.1
His loue.His love.1H6 V.iii.121
No gentle Madam, I vnworthy amNo, gentle madam; I unworthy am1H6 V.iii.123
To woe so faire a Dame to be his wife,To woo so fair a dame to be his wife1H6 V.iii.124
And haue no portion in the choice my selfe.And have no portion in the choice myself.1H6 V.iii.125
How say you Madam, are ye so content?How say you, madam? Are ye so content?1H6 V.iii.126
Then call our Captaines and our Colours forth,Then call our captains and our colours forth!1H6 V.iii.128
And Madam, at your Fathers Castle walles,And, madam, at your father's castle walls1H6 V.iii.129
Wee'l craue a parley, to conferre with him.We'll crave a parley to confer with him.1H6 V.iii.130
See Reignier see, thy daughter prisoner.See, Reignier, see thy daughter prisoner.1H6 V.iii.131
To me.To me.1H6 V.iii.132.2
Yes, there is remedy enough my Lord,Yes, there is remedy enough, my lord.1H6 V.iii.135
Consent, and for thy Honor giue consent,Consent, and for thy honour give consent,1H6 V.iii.136
Thy daughter shall be wedded to my King,Thy daughter shall be wedded to my king,1H6 V.iii.137
Whom I with paine haue wooed and wonne thereto:Whom I with pain have wooed and won thereto;1H6 V.iii.138
And this her easie held imprisonment,And this her easy-held imprisonment1H6 V.iii.139
Hath gain'd thy daughter Princely libertie.Hath gained thy daughter princely liberty.1H6 V.iii.140
Faire Margaret knowes,Fair Margaret knows1H6 V.iii.141.2
That Suffolke doth not flatter, face,or faine.That Suffolk doth not flatter, face, or feign.1H6 V.iii.142
And heere I will expect thy comming.And here I will expect thy coming.1H6 V.iii.145
Thankes Reignier, happy for so sweet a Childe,Thanks, Reignier, happy for so sweet a child,1H6 V.iii.148
Fit to be made companion with a King:Fit to be made companion with a king.1H6 V.iii.149
What answer makes your Grace vnto my suite?What answer makes your grace unto my suit?1H6 V.iii.150
That is her ransome, I deliuer her,That is her ransom. I deliver her,1H6 V.iii.157
And those two Counties I will vndertakeAnd those two counties I will undertake1H6 V.iii.158
Your Grace shall well and quietly enioy.Your grace shall well and quietly enjoy.1H6 V.iii.159
Reignier of France, I giue thee Kingly thankes,Reignier of France, I give thee kingly thanks,1H6 V.iii.163
Because this is in Trafficke of a King.Because this is in traffic of a king.1H6 V.iii.164
And yet me thinkes I could be well content(Aside) And yet methinks I could be well content1H6 V.iii.165
To be mine owne Atturney in this case.To be mine own attorney in this case.1H6 V.iii.166
Ile ouer then to England with this newes.(To them) I'll over then to England with this news1H6 V.iii.167
And make this marriage to be solemniz'd:And make this marriage to be solemnized.1H6 V.iii.168
So farewell Reignier, set this Diamond safeSo farewell, Reignier. Set this diamond safe1H6 V.iii.169
In Golden Pallaces as it becomes.In golden palaces, as it becomes.1H6 V.iii.170
Farwell sweet Madam: but hearke you Margaret,Farewell, sweet madam. But hark you, Margaret – 1H6 V.iii.175
No Princely commendations to my King?No princely commendations to my king?1H6 V.iii.176
Words sweetly plac'd, and modestie directed,Words sweetly placed and modestly directed.1H6 V.iii.179
But Madame, I must trouble you againe,But, madam, I must trouble you again – 1H6 V.iii.180
No louing Token to his Maiestie?No loving token to his majesty?1H6 V.iii.181
And this withall. And this withal.1H6 V.iii.184
Oh wert thou for my selfe: but Suffolke stay,O, wert thou for myself! But, Suffolk, stay;1H6 V.iii.187
Thou mayest not wander in that Labyrinth,Thou mayst not wander in that labyrinth:1H6 V.iii.188
There Minotaurs and vgly Treasons lurke,There Minotaurs and ugly treasons lurk.1H6 V.iii.189
Solicite Henry with her wonderous praise.Solicit Henry with her wondrous praise.1H6 V.iii.190
Bethinke thee on her Vertues that surmount,Bethink thee on her virtues that surmount,1H6 V.iii.191
Mad naturall Graces that extinguish Art,And natural graces that extinguish art;1H6 V.iii.192
Repeate their semblance often on the Seas,Repeat their semblance often on the seas,1H6 V.iii.193
That when thou com'st to kneele at Henries feete,That, when thou comest to kneel at Henry's feet,1H6 V.iii.194
Thou mayest bereaue him of his wits with wonder. Thou mayst bereave him of his wits with wonder.1H6 V.iii.195
Tush my good Lord, this superficiall tale,Tush, my good lord, this superficial tale1H6 V.v.10
Is but a preface of her worthy praise:Is but a preface of her worthy praise.1H6 V.v.11
The cheefe perfections of that louely Dame,The chief perfections of that lovely dame,1H6 V.v.12
(Had I sufficient skill to vtter them)Had I sufficient skill to utter them,1H6 V.v.13
Would make a volume of inticing lines,Would make a volume of enticing lines1H6 V.v.14
Able to rauish any dull conceit.Able to ravish any dull conceit;1H6 V.v.15
And which is more, she is not so Diuine,And, which is more, she is not so divine,1H6 V.v.16
So full repleate with choice of all delights,So full replete with choice of all delights,1H6 V.v.17
But with as humble lowlinesse of minde,But with as humble lowliness of mind1H6 V.v.18
She is content to be at your command:She is content to be at your command – 1H6 V.v.19
Command I meane, of Vertuous chaste intents,Command, I mean, of virtuous chaste intents,1H6 V.v.20
To Loue, and Honor Henry as her Lord.To love and honour Henry as her lord.1H6 V.v.21
As doth a Ruler with vnlawfull Oathes,As doth a ruler with unlawful oaths,1H6 V.v.30
Or one that at a Triumph, hauing vow'dOr one that at a triumph, having vowed1H6 V.v.31
To try his strength, forsaketh yet the ListesTo try his strength, forsaketh yet the lists1H6 V.v.32
By reason of his Aduersaries oddes.By reason of his adversary's odds.1H6 V.v.33
A poore Earles daughter is vnequall oddes,A poor earl's daughter is unequal odds,1H6 V.v.34
And therefore may be broke without offence.And therefore may be broke without offence.1H6 V.v.35
Yes my Lord, her Father is a King,Yes, my lord, her father is a king,1H6 V.v.39
The King of Naples, and Ierusalem,The King of Naples and Jerusalem,1H6 V.v.40
And of such great Authoritie in France,And of such great authority in France1H6 V.v.41
As his alliance will confirme our peace,As his alliance will confirm our peace1H6 V.v.42
And keepe the Frenchmen in Allegeance.And keep the Frenchmen in allegiance.1H6 V.v.43
A Dowre my Lords? Disgrace not so your King,A dower, my lords? Disgrace not so your king1H6 V.v.48
That he should be so abiect, base, and poore,That he should be so abject, base, and poor1H6 V.v.49
To choose for wealth, and not for perfect Loue.To choose for wealth and not for perfect love.1H6 V.v.50
Henry is able to enrich his Queene,Henry is able to enrich his queen,1H6 V.v.51
And not to seeke a Queene to make him rich,And not to seek a queen to make him rich.1H6 V.v.52
So worthlesse Pezants bargaine for their Wiues,So worthless peasants bargain for their wives,1H6 V.v.53
As Market men for Oxen, Sheepe, or Horse.As market-men for oxen, sheep, or horse.1H6 V.v.54
Marriage is a matter of more worth,Marriage is a matter of more worth1H6 V.v.55
Then to be dealt in by Atturney-ship:Than to be dealt in by attorneyship;1H6 V.v.56
Not whom we will, but whom his Grace affects,Not whom we will, but whom his grace affects,1H6 V.v.57
Must be companion of his Nuptiall bed.Must be companion of his nuptial bed.1H6 V.v.58
And therefore Lords, since he affects her most,And therefore, lords, since he affects her most,1H6 V.v.59
Most of all these reasons bindeth vs,It most of all these reasons bindeth us1H6 V.v.60
In our opinions she should be preferr'd.In our opinions she should be preferred.1H6 V.v.61
For what is wedlocke forced? but a Hell,For what is wedlock forced but a hell,1H6 V.v.62
An Age of discord and continuall strife,An age of discord and continual strife?1H6 V.v.63
Whereas the contrarie bringeth blisse,Whereas the contrary bringeth bliss1H6 V.v.64
And is a patterne of Celestiall peace.And is a pattern of celestial peace.1H6 V.v.65
Whom should we match with Henry being a King,Whom should we match with Henry, being a king,1H6 V.v.66
But Margaret, that is daughter to a King:But Margaret, that is daughter to a king?1H6 V.v.67
Her peerelesse feature, ioyned with her birth,Her peerless feature, joined with her birth,1H6 V.v.68
Approues her fit for none, but for a King.Approves her fit for none but for a king;1H6 V.v.69
Her valiant courage, and vndaunted spirit,Her valiant courage and undaunted spirit,1H6 V.v.70
(More then in women commonly is seene)More than in women commonly is seen,1H6 V.v.71
Will answer our hope in issue of a King.Will answer our hope in issue of a king.1H6 V.v.72
For Henry, sonne vnto a Conqueror,For Henry, son unto a conqueror,1H6 V.v.73
Is likely to beget more Conquerors,Is likely to beget more conquerors,1H6 V.v.74
If with a Lady of so high resolue,If with a lady of so high resolve1H6 V.v.75
(As is faire Margaret) he be link'd in loue.As is fair Margaret he be linked in love.1H6 V.v.76
Then yeeld my Lords,and heere conclude with mee,Then yield, my lords, and here conclude with me1H6 V.v.77
That Margaret shall be Queene, and none but shee.That Margaret shall be Queen, and none but she.1H6 V.v.78
Thus Suffolke hath preuail'd, and thus he goesThus Suffolk hath prevailed; and thus he goes,1H6 V.v.103
As did the youthfull Paris once to Greece,As did the youthful Paris once to Greece,1H6 V.v.104
With hope to finde the like euent in loue,With hope to find the like event in love1H6 V.v.105
But prosper better than the Troian did:But prosper better than the Trojan did.1H6 V.v.106
Margaret shall now be Queene, and rule the King:Margaret shall now be Queen, and rule the King;1H6 V.v.107
But I will rule both her, the King, and Realme. But I will rule both her, the King, and realm.1H6 V.v.108