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My Lords, looke where the sturdie Rebell sits,My lords, look where the sturdy rebel sits,3H6 I.i.50
Euen in the Chayre of State: belike he meanes,Even in the chair of state! Belike he means,3H6 I.i.51
Backt by the power of Warwicke, that false Peere,Backed by the power of Warwick, that false peer,3H6 I.i.52
To aspire vnto the Crowne, and reigne as King.To aspire unto the crown and reign as king.3H6 I.i.53
Earle of Northumberland, he slew thy Father,Earl of Northumberland, he slew thy father,3H6 I.i.54
And thine, Lord Clifford, & you both haue vow'd reuengeAnd thine, Lord Clifford; and you both have vowed revenge3H6 I.i.55
On him, his sonnes, his fauorites, and his friends.On him, his sons, his favourites, and his friends.3H6 I.i.56
Be patient, gentle Earle of Westmerland.Be patient, gentle Earl of Westmorland.3H6 I.i.61
Ah, know you not the Citie fauours them,Ah, know you not the city favours them,3H6 I.i.67
And they haue troupes of Souldiers at their beck?And they have troops of soldiers at their beck?3H6 I.i.68
Farre be the thought of this from Henries heart,Far be the thought of this from Henry's heart,3H6 I.i.70
To make a Shambles of the Parliament House.To make a shambles of the Parliament House!3H6 I.i.71
Cousin of Exeter, frownes, words, and threats,Cousin of Exeter, frowns, words, and threats3H6 I.i.72
Shall be the Warre that Henry meanes to vse.Shall be the war that Henry means to use.3H6 I.i.73
Thou factious Duke of Yorke descend my Throne,Thou factious Duke of York, descend my throne,3H6 I.i.74
And kneele for grace and mercie at my feet,And kneel for grace and mercy at my feet;3H6 I.i.75
I am thy Soueraigne.I am thy sovereign.3H6 I.i.76.1
And shall I stand, and thou sit in my Throne?And shall I stand, and thou sit in my throne?3H6 I.i.84
What Title hast thou Traytor to the Crowne?What title hast thou, traitor, to the crown?3H6 I.i.104
My Father was as thou art, Duke of Yorke,Thy father was, as thou art, Duke of York;3H6 I.i.105
Thy Grandfather Roger Mortimer, Earle of March.Thy grandfather, Roger Mortimer, Earl of March.3H6 I.i.106
I am the Sonne of Henry the Fift,I am the son of Henry the Fifth,3H6 I.i.107
Who made the Dolphin and the French to stoupe,Who made the Dauphin and the French to stoop3H6 I.i.108
And seiz'd vpon their Townes and Prouinces.And seized upon their towns and provinces.3H6 I.i.109
The Lord Protector lost it, and not I:The Lord Protector lost it, and not I.3H6 I.i.111
When I was crown'd, I was but nine moneths old.When I was crowned I was but nine months old.3H6 I.i.112
Peace thou, and giue King Henry leaue to speake.Peace, thou! And give King Henry leave to speak.3H6 I.i.120
Think'st thou, that I will leaue my Kingly Throne,Thinkest thou that I will leave my kingly throne,3H6 I.i.124
Wherein my Grandsire and my Father sat?Wherein my grandsire and my father sat?3H6 I.i.125
No: first shall Warre vnpeople this my Realme;No; first shall war unpeople this my realm;3H6 I.i.126
I, and their Colours often borne in France,Ay, and their colours, often borne in France,3H6 I.i.127
And now in England, to our hearts great sorrow,And now in England to our hearts' great sorrow,3H6 I.i.128
Shall be my Winding-sheet. Why faint you Lords?Shall be my winding-sheet. Why faint you, lords?3H6 I.i.129
My Title's good, and better farre then his.My title's good, and better far than his.3H6 I.i.130
Henry the Fourth by Conquest got the Crowne.Henry the Fourth by conquest got the crown.3H6 I.i.132
I know not what to say, my Titles weake:I know not what to say; my title's weak. – 3H6 I.i.134
Tell me, may not a King adopt an Heire?Tell me, may not a king adopt an heir?3H6 I.i.135
And if he may, then am I lawfull King:An if he may, then am I lawful king;3H6 I.i.137
For Richard, in the view of many Lords,For Richard, in the view of many lords,3H6 I.i.138
Resign'd the Crowne to Henry the Fourth,Resigned the crown to Henry the Fourth,3H6 I.i.139
Whose Heire my Father was, and I am his.Whose heir my father was, and I am his.3H6 I.i.140
Art thou against vs, Duke of Exeter?Art thou against us, Duke of Exeter?3H6 I.i.147
All will reuolt from me, and turne to him.All will revolt from me and turn to him.3H6 I.i.151
Oh Clifford, how thy words reuiue my heart.O Clifford, how thy words revive my heart!3H6 I.i.163
My Lord of Warwick, heare but one word,My Lord of Warwick, hear but one word;3H6 I.i.170
Let me for this my life time reigne as King.Let me for this my lifetime reign as king.3H6 I.i.171
I am content: Richard PlantagenetI am content; Richard Plantagenet,3H6 I.i.174
Enioy the Kingdome after my decease.Enjoy the kingdom after my decease.3H6 I.i.175
Ah Exeter.Ah, Exeter!3H6 I.i.191.1
Not for my selfe Lord Warwick, but my Sonne,Not for myself, Lord Warwick, but my son,3H6 I.i.192
Whom I vnnaturally shall dis-inherite.Whom I unnaturally shall disinherit.3H6 I.i.193
But be it as it may: I here entayleBut be it as it may. (to York) I here entail3H6 I.i.194
The Crowne to thee and to thine Heires for euer,The crown to thee and to thine heirs for ever;3H6 I.i.195
Conditionally, that heere thou take an Oath,Conditionally that here thou take an oath3H6 I.i.196
To cease this Ciuill Warre: and whil'st I liue,To cease this civil war; and, whilst I live,3H6 I.i.197
To honor me as thy King, and Soueraigne:To honour me as thy king and sovereign;3H6 I.i.198
And neyther by Treason nor Hostilitie,And neither by treason nor hostility3H6 I.i.199
To seeke to put me downe, and reigne thy selfe.To seek to put me down and reign thyself.3H6 I.i.200
And long liue thou, and these thy forward Sonnes.And long live thou and these thy forward sons!3H6 I.i.203
And I with griefe and sorrow to the Court.And I with grief and sorrow to the court.3H6 I.i.210
Exeter so will I.Exeter, so will I.3H6 I.i.212.2
Be patient gentle Queene, and I will stay.Be patient, gentle Queen, and I will stay.3H6 I.i.214
Pardon me Margaret, pardon me sweet Sonne,Pardon me, Margaret; pardon me, sweet son;3H6 I.i.228
The Earle of Warwick and the Duke enforc't me.The Earl of Warwick and the Duke enforced me.3H6 I.i.229
Stay gentle Margaret, and heare me speake.Stay, gentle Margaret, and hear me speak.3H6 I.i.257
Gentle Sonne Edward, thou wilt stay me?Gentle son Edward, thou wilt stay with me?3H6 I.i.259
Poore Queene, / How loue to me, and to her Sonne,Poor Queen! How love to me and to her son3H6 I.i.264
Hath made her breake out into termes of Rage.Hath made her break out into terms of rage!3H6 I.i.265
Reueng'd may she be on that hatefull Duke,Revenged may she be on that hateful Duke,3H6 I.i.266
Whose haughtie spirit, winged with desire,Whose haughty spirit, winged with desire,3H6 I.i.267
Will cost my Crowne, and like an emptie Eagle,Will cost my crown, and like an empty eagle3H6 I.i.268
Tyre on the flesh of me, and of my Sonne.Tire on the flesh of me and of my son!3H6 I.i.269
The losse of those three Lords torments my heart:The loss of those three lords torments my heart;3H6 I.i.270
Ile write vnto them, and entreat them faire;I'll write unto them and entreat them fair.3H6 I.i.271
Come Cousin, you shall be the Messenger.Come, cousin, you shall be the messenger.3H6 I.i.272
I, as the rockes cheare them that feare their wrack,Ay, as the rocks cheer them that fear their wrack:3H6 II.ii.5
To see this sight, it irkes my very soule:To see this sight, it irks my very soul.3H6 II.ii.6
With-hold reuenge (deere God) 'tis not my fault,Withhold revenge, dear God! 'Tis not my fault,3H6 II.ii.7
Nor wittingly haue I infring'd my Vow.Nor wittingly have I infringed my vow.3H6 II.ii.8
Full well hath Clifford plaid the Orator,Full well hath Clifford played the orator,3H6 II.ii.43
Inferring arguments of mighty force:Inferring arguments of mighty force.3H6 II.ii.44
But Clifford tell me, did'st thou neuer heare,But, Clifford, tell me, didst thou never hear3H6 II.ii.45
That things ill got, had euer bad successe.That things ill got had ever bad success?3H6 II.ii.46
And happy alwayes was it for that Sonne,And happy always was it for that son3H6 II.ii.47
Whose Father for his hoording went to hell:Whose father for his hoarding went to hell?3H6 II.ii.48
Ile leaue my Sonne my Vertuous deeds behinde,I'll leave my son my virtuous deeds behind;3H6 II.ii.49
And would my Father had left me no more:And would my father had left me no more!3H6 II.ii.50
For all the rest is held at such a Rate,For all the rest is held at such a rate3H6 II.ii.51
As brings a thousand fold more care to keepe,As brings a thousandfold more care to keep3H6 II.ii.52
Then in possession any iot of pleasure.Than in possession any jot of pleasure.3H6 II.ii.53
Ah Cosin Yorke, would thy best Friends did know,Ah, cousin York! Would thy best friends did know3H6 II.ii.54
How it doth greeue me that thy head is heere.How it doth grieve me that thy head is here!3H6 II.ii.55
Edward Plantagenet, arise a Knight,Edward Plantagenet, arise a knight;3H6 II.ii.61
And learne this Lesson; Draw thy Sword in right.And learn this lesson: draw thy sword in right.3H6 II.ii.62
Why, that's my fortune too, therefore Ile stay.Why, that's my fortune too; therefore I'll stay.3H6 II.ii.76
Haue done with words (my Lords) and heare me speake.Have done with words, my lords, and hear me speak.3H6 II.ii.117
I prythee giue no limits to my Tongue,I prithee give no limits to my tongue;3H6 II.ii.119
I am a King, and priuiledg'd to speake.I am a king and privileged to speak.3H6 II.ii.120
This battell fares like to the mornings Warre,This battle fares like to the morning's war,3H6 II.v.1
When dying clouds contend, with growing light,When dying clouds contend with growing light,3H6 II.v.2
What time the Shepheard blowing of his nailes,What time the shepherd, blowing of his nails,3H6 II.v.3
Can neither call it perfect day, nor night.Can neither call it perfect day nor night.3H6 II.v.4
Now swayes it this way, like a Mighty Sea,Now sways it this way, like a mighty sea3H6 II.v.5
Forc'd by the Tide, to combat with the Winde:Forced by the tide to combat with the wind;3H6 II.v.6
Now swayes it that way, like the selfe-same Sea,Now sways it that way, like the selfsame sea3H6 II.v.7
Forc'd to retyre by furie of the Winde.Forced to retire by fury of the wind.3H6 II.v.8
Sometime, the Flood preuailes; and than the Winde:Sometime the flood prevails, and then the wind;3H6 II.v.9
Now, one the better: then, another best;Now one the better, then another best;3H6 II.v.10
Both tugging to be Victors, brest to brest:Both tugging to be victors, breast to breast,3H6 II.v.11
Yet neither Conqueror, nor Conquered.Yet neither conqueror nor conquered;3H6 II.v.12
So is the equall poise of this fell Warre.So is the equal poise of this fell war.3H6 II.v.13
Heere on this Mole-hill will I sit me downe,Here on this molehill will I sit me down.3H6 II.v.14
To whom God will, there be the Victorie:To whom God will, there be the victory!3H6 II.v.15
For Margaret my Queene, and Clifford tooFor Margaret my Queen, and Clifford too,3H6 II.v.16
Haue chid me from the Battell: Swearing both,Have chid me from the battle, swearing both3H6 II.v.17
They prosper best of all when I am thence.They prosper best of all when I am thence.3H6 II.v.18
Would I were dead, if Gods good will were so;Would I were dead, if God's good will were so!3H6 II.v.19
For what is in this world, but Greefe and Woe.For what is in this world but grief and woe?3H6 II.v.20
Oh God! me thinkes it were a happy life,O God! Methinks it were a happy life3H6 II.v.21
To be no better then a homely Swaine,To be no better than a homely swain;3H6 II.v.22
To sit vpon a hill, as I do now,To sit upon a hill, as I do now;3H6 II.v.23
To carue out Dialls queintly, point by point,To carve out dials quaintly, point by point,3H6 II.v.24
Thereby to see the Minutes how they runne:Thereby to see the minutes how they run:3H6 II.v.25
How many makes the Houre full compleate,How many make the hour full complete,3H6 II.v.26
How many Houres brings about the Day,How many hours bring about the day,3H6 II.v.27
How many Dayes will finish vp the Yeare,How many days will finish up the year,3H6 II.v.28
How many Yeares, a Mortall man may liue.How many years a mortal man may live.3H6 II.v.29
When this is knowne, then to diuide the Times:When this is known, then to divide the times:3H6 II.v.30
So many Houres, must I tend my Flocke;So many hours must I tend my flock,3H6 II.v.31
So many Houres, must I take my Rest:So many hours must I take my rest,3H6 II.v.32
So many Houres, must I Contemplate:So many hours must I contemplate,3H6 II.v.33
So many Houres, must I Sport my selfe:So many hours must I sport myself,3H6 II.v.34
So many Dayes, my Ewes haue bene with yong:So many days my ewes have been with young,3H6 II.v.35
So many weekes, ere the poore Fooles will Eane:So many weeks ere the poor fools will ean,3H6 II.v.36
So many yeares, ere I shall sheere the Fleece:So many years ere I shall shear the fleece.3H6 II.v.37
So Minutes, Houres, Dayes, Monthes, and Yeares,So minutes, hours, days, months, and years,3H6 II.v.38
Past ouer to the end they were created,Passed over to the end they were created,3H6 II.v.39
Would bring white haires, vnto a Quiet graue.Would bring white hairs unto a quiet grave.3H6 II.v.40
Ah! what a life were this? How sweet? how louely?Ah, what a life were this! How sweet! How lovely!3H6 II.v.41
Giues not the Hawthorne bush a sweeter shadeGives not the hawthorn bush a sweeter shade3H6 II.v.42
To Shepheards, looking on their silly Sheepe,To shepherds looking on their silly sheep3H6 II.v.43
Then doth a rich Imbroider'd CanopieThan doth a rich embroidered canopy3H6 II.v.44
To Kings, that feare their Subiects treacherie?To kings that fear their subjects' treachery?3H6 II.v.45
Oh yes, it doth; a thousand fold it doth.O yes, it doth; a thousandfold it doth.3H6 II.v.46
And to conclude, the Shepherds homely Curds,And to conclude, the shepherd's homely curds,3H6 II.v.47
His cold thinne drinke out of his Leather Bottle,His cold thin drink out of his leather bottle,3H6 II.v.48
His wonted sleepe, vnder a fresh trees shade,His wonted sleep under a fresh tree's shade,3H6 II.v.49
All which secure, and sweetly he enioyes,All which secure and sweetly he enjoys,3H6 II.v.50
Is farre beyond a Princes Delicates:Is far beyond a prince's delicates,3H6 II.v.51
His Viands sparkling in a Golden Cup,His viands sparkling in a golden cup,3H6 II.v.52
His bodie couched in a curious bed,His body couched in a curious bed,3H6 II.v.53
When Care, Mistrust, and Treason waits on him.When care, mistrust, and treason waits on him.3H6 II.v.54
O pitteous spectacle! O bloody Times!O, piteous spectacle! O, bloody times!3H6 II.v.73
Whiles Lyons Warre, and battaile for their Dennes,Whiles lions war and battle for their dens,3H6 II.v.74
Poore harmlesse Lambes abide their enmity.Poor harmless lambs abide their enmity.3H6 II.v.75
Weepe wretched man: Ile ayde thee Teare for Teare,Weep, wretched man; I'll aid thee tear for tear;3H6 II.v.76
And let our hearts and eyes, like Ciuill Warre,And let our hearts and eyes, like civil war,3H6 II.v.77
Be blinde with teares, and break ore-charg'd with griefeBe blind with tears, and break o'ercharged with grief.3H6 II.v.78
Wo aboue wo: greefe, more thẽ common greefeWoe above woe! Grief more than common grief!3H6 II.v.94
O that my death would stay these ruthfull deeds:O that my death would stay these ruthful deeds!3H6 II.v.95
O pitty, pitty, gentle heauen pitty:O, pity, pity, gentle heaven, pity!3H6 II.v.96
The Red Rose and the White are on his face,The red rose and the white are on his face,3H6 II.v.97
The fatall Colours of our striuing Houses:The fatal colours of our striving houses;3H6 II.v.98
The one, his purple Blood right well resembles,The one his purple blood right well resembles;3H6 II.v.99
The other his pale Cheekes (me thinkes) presenteth:The other his pale cheeks, methinks, presenteth.3H6 II.v.100
Wither one Rose, and let the other flourish:Wither one rose, and let the other flourish;3H6 II.v.101
If you contend, a thousand liues must wither.If you contend, a thousand lives must wither.3H6 II.v.102
How will the Country, for these woful chances,How will the country for these woeful chances3H6 II.v.107
Mis-thinke the King, and not be satisfied?Misthink the King and not be satisfied!3H6 II.v.108
Was euer King so greeu'd for Subiects woe?Was ever king so grieved for subjects' woe?3H6 II.v.111
Much is your sorrow; Mine, ten times so much.Much is your sorrow; mine ten times so much.3H6 II.v.112
Sad-hearted-men, much ouergone with Care;Sad-hearted men, much overgone with care,3H6 II.v.123
Heere sits a King, more wofull then you are.Here sits a king more woeful than you are.3H6 II.v.124
Nay take me with thee, good sweet Exeter:Nay, take me with thee, good sweet Exeter;3H6 II.v.137
Not that I feare to stay, but loue to goNot that I fear to stay, but love to go3H6 II.v.138
Whether the Queene intends. Forward, away. Whither the Queen intends. Forward! Away!3H6 II.v.139
From Scotland am I stolne euen of pure loue,From Scotland am I stolen, even of pure love,3H6 III.i.13
To greet mine owne Land with my wishfull sight:To greet mine own land with my wishful sight.3H6 III.i.14
No Harry, Harry, 'tis no Land of thine,No, Harry, Harry, 'tis no land of thine;3H6 III.i.15
Thy place is fill'd, thy Scepter wrung from thee,Thy place is filled, thy sceptre wrung from thee,3H6 III.i.16
Thy Balme washt off, wherewith thou was Annointed:Thy balm washed off wherewith thou wast anointed;3H6 III.i.17
No bending knee will call thee Casar now,No bending knee will call thee Caesar now,3H6 III.i.18
No humble suters prease to speake for right:No humble suitors press to speak for right,3H6 III.i.19
No, not a man comes for redresse of thee:No, not a man comes for redress of thee;3H6 III.i.20
For how can I helpe them, and not my selfe?For how can I help them and not myself?3H6 III.i.21
Let me embrace the sower Aduersaries,Let me embrace thee, sour adversity,3H6 III.i.24
For Wise men say, it is the wisest course.For wise men say it is the wisest course.3H6 III.i.25
My Queene and Son are gone to France for aid:My Queen and son are gone to France for aid;3H6 III.i.28
And (as I heare) the great Commanding WarwickeAnd, as I hear, the great commanding Warwick3H6 III.i.29
I: thither gone, to craue the French Kings SisterIs thither gone to crave the French King's sister3H6 III.i.30
To wife for Edward. If this newes be true,To wife for Edward. If this news be true,3H6 III.i.31
Poore Queene, and Sonne, your labour is but lost:Poor Queen and son, your labour is but lost;3H6 III.i.32
For Warwicke is a subtle Orator:For Warwick is a subtle orator,3H6 III.i.33
And Lewis a Prince soone wonne with mouing words:And Lewis a prince soon won with moving words.3H6 III.i.34
By this account then, Margaret may winne him,By this account then Margaret may win him;3H6 III.i.35
For she's a woman to be pittied much:For she's a woman to be pitied much.3H6 III.i.36
Her sighes will make a batt'ry in his brest,Her sighs will make a battery in his breast;3H6 III.i.37
Her teares will pierce into a Marble heart:Her tears will pierce into a marble heart;3H6 III.i.38
The Tyger will be milde, whiles she doth mourne;The tiger will be mild whiles she doth mourn;3H6 III.i.39
And Nero will be tainted with remorse,And Nero will be tainted with remorse,3H6 III.i.40
To heare and see her plaints, her Brinish Teares.To hear and see her plaints, her brinish tears.3H6 III.i.41
I, but shee's come to begge, Warwicke to giue:Ay, but she's come to beg, Warwick to give;3H6 III.i.42
Shee on his left side, crauing ayde for Henrie;She, on his left side, craving aid for Henry,3H6 III.i.43
He on his right, asking a wife for Edward.He, on his right, asking a wife for Edward.3H6 III.i.44
Shee Weepes, and sayes, her Henry is depos'd:She weeps, and says her Henry is deposed;3H6 III.i.45
He Smiles, and sayes, his Edward is instaul'd;He smiles, and says his Edward is installed;3H6 III.i.46
That she (poore Wretch) for greefe can speake no more:That she, poor wretch, for grief can speak no more;3H6 III.i.47
Whiles Warwicke tels his Title, smooths the Wrong,Whiles Warwick tells his title, smooths the wrong,3H6 III.i.48
Inferreth arguments of mighty strength,Inferreth arguments of mighty strength,3H6 III.i.49
And in conclusion winnes the King from her,And in conclusion wins the King from her,3H6 III.i.50
With promise of his Sister, and what else,With promise of his sister, and what else,3H6 III.i.51
To strengthen and support King Edwards place.To strengthen and support King Edward's place.3H6 III.i.52
O Margaret, thus 'twill be, and thou (poore soule)O Margaret, thus 'twill be; and thou, poor soul,3H6 III.i.53
Art then forsaken, as thou went'st forlorne.Art then forsaken, as thou wentest forlorn!3H6 III.i.54
More then I seeme, and lesse then I was born to:More than I seem, and less than I was born to:3H6 III.i.56
A man at least, for lesse I should not be:A man at least, for less I should not be;3H6 III.i.57
And men may talke of Kings, and why not I?And men may talk of kings, and why not I?3H6 III.i.58
Why so I am (in Minde) and that's enough.Why, so I am, in mind, and that's enough.3H6 III.i.60
My Crowne is in my heart, not on my head:My crown is in my heart, not on my head;3H6 III.i.62
Not deck'd with Diamonds, and Indian stones:Not decked with diamonds and Indian stones,3H6 III.i.63
Nor to be seene: my Crowne, is call'd Content,Nor to be seen; my crown is called content;3H6 III.i.64
A Crowne it is, that sildome Kings enioy.A crown it is that seldom kings enjoy.3H6 III.i.65
But did you neuer sweare, and breake an Oath.But did you never swear, and break an oath?3H6 III.i.72
Where did you dwell when I was K. of England?Where did you dwell when I was King of England?3H6 III.i.74
I was annointed King at nine monthes old,I was anointed king at nine months old;3H6 III.i.76
My Father, and my Grandfather were Kings:My father and my grandfather were kings,3H6 III.i.77
And you were sworne true Subiects vnto me:And you were sworn true subjects unto me;3H6 III.i.78
And tell me then, haue you not broke your Oathes?And tell me, then, have you not broke your oaths?3H6 III.i.79
Why? Am I dead? Do I not breath a Man?Why, am I dead? Do I not breathe a man?3H6 III.i.81
Ah simple men, you know not what you sweare:Ah, simple men, you know not what you swear!3H6 III.i.82
Looke, as I blow this Feather from my Face,Look, as I blow this feather from my face,3H6 III.i.83
And as the Ayre blowes it to me againe,And as the air blows it to me again,3H6 III.i.84
Obeying with my winde when I do blow,Obeying with my wind when I do blow,3H6 III.i.85
And yeelding to another, when it blowes,And yielding to another when it blows,3H6 III.i.86
Commanded alwayes by the greater gust:Commanded always by the greater gust;3H6 III.i.87
Such is the lightnesse of you, common men.Such is the lightness of you common men.3H6 III.i.88
But do not breake your Oathes, for of that sinne,But do not break your oaths; for of that sin3H6 III.i.89
My milde intreatie shall not make you guiltie.My mild entreaty shall not make you guilty.3H6 III.i.90
Go where you will, the king shall be commanded,Go where you will, the King shall be commanded;3H6 III.i.91
And be you kings, command, and Ile obey.And be you kings, command, and I'll obey.3H6 III.i.92
So would you be againe to Henrie,So would you be again to Henry,3H6 III.i.94
If he were seated as king Edward is.If he were seated as King Edward is.3H6 III.i.95
In Gods name lead, your Kings name be obeyd,In God's name, lead; your king's name be obeyed;3H6 III.i.98
And what God will, that let your King performe.And what God will, that let your king perform;3H6 III.i.99
And what he will, I humbly yeeld vnto.And what he will, I humbly yield unto.3H6 III.i.100
M. Lieutenant, now that God and FriendsMaster Lieutenant, now that God and friends3H6
Haue shaken Edward from the Regall seate,Have shaken Edward from the regal seat,3H6
And turn'd my captiue state to libertie,And turned my captive state to liberty,3H6
My feare to hope, my sorrowes vnto ioyes,My fear to hope, my sorrows unto joys,3H6
At our enlargement what are thy due Fees?At our enlargement what are thy due fees?3H6
For what, Lieutenant? For well vsing me?For what, Lieutenant? For well using me?3H6
Nay, be thou sure, Ile well requite thy kindnesse.Nay, be thou sure I'll well requite thy kindness,3H6
For that it made my imprisonment, a pleasure:For that it made my imprisonment a pleasure;3H6
I, such a pleasure, as incaged BirdsAy, such a pleasure as incaged birds3H6
Conceiue; when after many moody Thoughts,Conceive when, after many moody thoughts3H6
At last, by Notes of Houshold harmonie,At last by notes of household harmony3H6
They quite forget their losse of Libertie.They quite forget their loss of liberty.3H6
But Warwicke, after God, thou set'st me free,But, Warwick, after God, thou settest me free,3H6
And chiefely therefore, I thanke God, and thee,And chiefly therefore I thank God and thee;3H6
He was the Author, thou the Instrument.He was the author, thou the instrument.3H6
Therefore that I may conquer Fortunes spight,Therefore, that I may conquer Fortune's spite3H6
By liuing low, where Fortune cannot hurt me,By living low, where Fortune cannot hurt me,3H6
And that the people of this blessed LandAnd that the people of this blessed land3H6
May not be punisht with my thwarting starres,May not be punished with my thwarting stars,3H6
Warwicke, although my Head still weare the Crowne,Warwick, although my head still wear the crown,3H6
I here resigne my Gouernment to thee,I here resign my government to thee,3H6
For thou art fortunate in all thy deeds.For thou art fortunate in all thy deeds.3H6
Warwick and Clarence, giue me both your Hands:Warwick and Clarence, give me both your hands.3H6
Now ioyne your Hands, & with your Hands your Hearts,Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts,3H6
That no dissention hinder Gouernment:That no dissension hinder government;3H6
I make you both Protectors of this Land,I make you both Protectors of this land,3H6
While I my selfe will lead a priuate Life,While I myself will lead a private life3H6
And in deuotion spend my latter dayes,And in devotion spend my latter days,3H6
To sinnes rebuke, and my Creators prayse.To sin's rebuke and my Creator's praise.3H6
But with the first, of all your chiefe affaires,But with the first of all your chief affairs,3H6
Let me entreat (for I command no more)Let me entreat – for I command no more – 3H6
That Margaret your Queene, and my Sonne Edward,That Margaret your Queen and my son Edward3H6
Be sent for, to returne from France with speed:Be sent for, to return from France with speed;3H6
For till I see them here, by doubtfull feare,For, till I see them here, by doubtful fear3H6
My ioy of libertie is halfe eclips'd.My joy of liberty is half eclipsed.3H6
My Lord of Somerset, what Youth is that,My Lord of Somerset, what youth is that,3H6
Of whom you seeme to haue so tender care?Of whom you seem to have so tender care?3H6
King. Come hither, Englands Hope:Come hither, England's hope.3H6
If secret Powers If secret powers3H6
suggest but truth / To my diuining thoughts,Suggest but truth to my divining thoughts,3H6
This prettie Lad will proue our Countries blisse.This pretty lad will prove our country's bliss.3H6
His Lookes are full of peacefull Maiestie,His looks are full of peaceful majesty,3H6
His Head by nature fram'd to weare a Crowne,His head by nature framed to wear a crown,3H6
His Hand to wield a Scepter, and himselfeHis hand to wield a sceptre, and himself3H6
Likely in time to blesse a Regall Throne:Likely in time to bless a regal throne.3H6
Make much of him, my Lords; for this is heeMake much of him, my lords, for this is he3H6
Must helpe you more, then you are hurt by mee.Must help you more than you are hurt by me.3H6
Let's leuie men, and beat him backe againe.Let's levy men and beat him back again.3H6 IV.viii.6
Farewell my Hector, and my Troyes true hope.Farewell, my Hector and my Troy's true hope.3H6 IV.viii.25
Well-minded Clarence, be thou fortunate.Well-minded Clarence, be thou fortunate!3H6 IV.viii.27
Sweet Oxford, and my louing Mountague,Sweet Oxford, and my loving Montague,3H6 IV.viii.30
And all at once, once more a happy farewell.And all at once, once more a happy farewell.3H6 IV.viii.31
Here at the Pallace will I rest a while.Here at the palace I will rest a while.3H6 IV.viii.33
Cousin of Exeter, what thinkes your Lordship?Cousin of Exeter, what thinks your lordship?3H6 IV.viii.34
Me thinkes, the Power that Edward hath in field,Methinks the power that Edward hath in field3H6 IV.viii.35
Should not be able to encounter mine.Should not be able to encounter mine.3H6 IV.viii.36
That's not my feare, my meed hath got me fame:That's not my fear. My meed hath got me fame;3H6 IV.viii.38
I haue not stopt mine eares to their demands,I have not stopped mine ears to their demands,3H6 IV.viii.39
Nor posted off their suites with slow delayes,Nor posted off their suits with slow delays;3H6 IV.viii.40
My pittie hath beene balme to heale their wounds,My pity hath been balm to heal their wounds,3H6 IV.viii.41
My mildnesse hath allay'd their swelling griefes,My mildness hath allayed their swelling griefs,3H6 IV.viii.42
My mercie dry'd their water-flowing teares.My mercy dried their water-flowing tears;3H6 IV.viii.43
I haue not been desirous of their wealth,I have not been desirous of their wealth,3H6 IV.viii.44
Nor much opprest them with great Subsidies,Nor much oppressed them with great subsidies,3H6 IV.viii.45
Nor forward of reuenge, though they much err'd.Nor forward of revenge, though they much erred.3H6 IV.viii.46
Then why should they loue Edward more then me?Then why should they love Edward more than me?3H6 IV.viii.47
No Exeter, these Graces challenge Grace:No, Exeter, these graces challenge grace;3H6 IV.viii.48
And when the Lyon fawnes vpon the Lambe,And when the lion fawns upon the lamb,3H6 IV.viii.49
The Lambe will neuer cease to follow him.The lamb will never cease to follow him.3H6 IV.viii.50
I my good Lord: my Lord I should say rather,Ay, my good lord – ‘ my lord,’ I should say rather.3H6
Tis sinne to flatter, Good was little better:'Tis sin to flatter; ‘ good ’ was little better.3H6
'Good Gloster, and good Deuill, were alike,‘ Good Gloucester ’ and ‘ good devil ’ were alike,3H6
And both preposterous: therefore, not Good Lord.And both preposterous; therefore, not ‘ good lord.’3H6
So flies the wreaklesse shepherd from ye Wolfe:So flies the reckless shepherd from the wolf;3H6
So first the harmlesse Sheepe doth yeeld his Fleece,So first the harmless sheep doth yield his fleece,3H6
And next his Throate, vnto the Butchers Knife.And next his throat unto the butcher's knife.3H6
What Scene of death hath Rossius now to Acte?What scene of death hath Roscius now to act?3H6
The Bird that hath bin limed in a bush,The bird that hath been limed in a bush,3H6
With trembling wings misdoubteth euery bush;With trembling wings misdoubteth every bush;3H6
And I the haplesse Male to one sweet Bird,And I, the hapless male to one sweet bird,3H6
Haue now the fatall Obiect in my eye,Have now the fatal object in my eye3H6
Where my poore yong was lim'd, was caught, and kill'd.Where my poor young was limed, was caught and killed.3H6
I Dedalus, my poore Boy Icarus,I, Daedalus; my poor boy, Icarus;3H6
Thy Father Minos, that deni'de our course,Thy father, Minos, that denied our course;3H6
The Sunne that sear'd the wings of my sweet Boy.The sun that seared the wings of my sweet boy,3H6
Thy Brother Edward, and thy Selfe, the SeaThy brother Edward, and thyself, the sea3H6
Whose enuious Gulfe did swallow vp his life:Whose envious gulf did swallow up his life.3H6
Ah, kill me with thy Weapon, not with words,Ah, kill me with thy weapon, not with words!3H6
My brest can better brooke thy Daggers point,My breast can better brook thy dagger's point3H6
Then can my eares that Tragicke History.Than can my ears that tragic history.3H6
But wherefore dost thou come? Is't for my Life?But wherefore dost thou come? Is't for my life?3H6
A Persecutor I am sure thou art,A persecutor I am sure thou art;3H6
If murthering Innocents be Executing,If murdering innocents be executing,3H6
Why then thou art an Executioner.Why, then thou art an executioner.3H6
Hadst thou bin kill'd, when first yu didst presume,Hadst thou been killed when first thou didst presume,3H6
Thou had'st not liu'd to kill a Sonne of mine:Thou hadst not lived to kill a son of mine.3H6
And thus I prophesie, that many a thousand,And thus I prophesy, that many a thousand,3H6
Which now mistrust no parcell of my feare,Which now mistrust no parcel of my fear,3H6
And many an old mans sighe, and many a Widdowes,And many an old man's sigh, and many a widow's,3H6
And many an Orphans water-standing-eye,And many an orphan's water-standing eye – 3H6
Men for their Sonnes, Wiues for their Husbands,Men for their sons', wives for their husbands',3H6
Orphans, for their Parents timeles death,And orphans for their parents' timeless death – 3H6
Shall rue the houre that euer thou was't borne.Shall rue the hour that ever thou wast born.3H6
The Owle shriek'd at thy birth, an euill signe,The owl shrieked at thy birth, an evil sign;3H6
The Night-Crow cry'de, aboding lucklesse time,The night-crow cried, aboding luckless time;3H6
Dogs howl'd, and hiddeous Tempest shook down Trees:Dogs howled, and hideous tempests shook down trees;3H6
The Rauen rook'd her on the Chimnies top,The raven rooked her on the chimney's top,3H6
And chatt'ring Pies in dismall Discords sung:And chattering pies in dismal discords sung.3H6
Thy Mother felt more then a Mothers paine,Thy mother felt more than a mother's pain,3H6
And yet brought forth lesse then a Mothers hope,And yet brought forth less than a mother's hope,3H6
To wit, an indigested and deformed lumpe,To wit, an indigested and deformed lump,3H6
Not like the fruit of such a goodly Tree.Not like the fruit of such a goodly tree.3H6
Teeth had'st thou in thy head, when thou was't borne,Teeth hadst thou in thy head when thou wast born,3H6
To signifie, thou cam'st to bite the world:To signify thou camest to bite the world;3H6
And if the rest be true, which I haue heard,And if the rest be true which I have heard,3H6
Thou cam'st----Thou camest – 3H6
I, and for much more slaughter after this,Ay, and for much more slaughter after this.3H6
O God forgiue my sinnes, and pardon thee. O, God forgive my sins, and pardon thee!3H6