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Right gracious Lord, I cannot brooke delay:Right gracious lord, I cannot brook delay;3H6 III.ii.18
May it please your Highnesse to resolue me now,May it please your highness to resolve me now,3H6 III.ii.19
And what your pleasure is, shall satisfie me.And what your pleasure is shall satisfy me.3H6 III.ii.20
Three, my most gracious Lord.Three, my most gracious lord.3H6 III.ii.29
Be pittifull, dread Lord, and graunt it then.Be pitiful, dread lord, and grant it then.3H6 III.ii.32
I, full as dearely as I loue my selfe.Ay, full as dearly as I love myself.3H6 III.ii.37
To doe them good, I would sustayne some harme.To do them good I would sustain some harm.3H6 III.ii.39
Therefore I came vnto your Maiestie.Therefore I came unto your majesty.3H6 III.ii.41
So shall you bind me to your Highnesse seruice.So shall you bind me to your highness' service.3H6 III.ii.43
What you command, that rests in me to doe.What you command, that rests in me to do.3H6 III.ii.45
No, gracious Lord, except I cannot doe it.No, gracious lord, except I cannot do it.3H6 III.ii.47
Why then I will doe what your Grace commands. Why, then I will do what your grace commands.3H6 III.ii.49
Why stoppes my Lord? shall I not heare my Taske?Why stops my lord? Shall I not hear my task?3H6 III.ii.52
That's soone perform'd, because I am a Subiect.That's soon performed, because I am a subject.3H6 III.ii.54
I take my leaue with many thousand thankes.I take my leave with many thousand thanks.3H6 III.ii.56
The fruits of Loue, I meane, my louing Liege.The fruits of love I mean, my loving liege.3H6 III.ii.59
My loue till death, my humble thanks, my prayers,My love till death, my humble thanks, my prayers;3H6 III.ii.62
That loue which Vertue begges, and Vertue graunts.That love which virtue begs and virtue grants.3H6 III.ii.63
Why then you meane not, as I thought you did.Why, then you mean not as I thought you did.3H6 III.ii.65
My minde will neuer graunt what I perceiueMy mind will never grant what I perceive3H6 III.ii.67
Your Highnesse aymes at, if I ayme aright.Your highness aims at, if I aim aright.3H6 III.ii.68
To tell you plaine, I had rather lye in Prison.To tell you plain, I had rather lie in prison.3H6 III.ii.70
Why then mine Honestie shall be my Dower,Why, then mine honesty shall be my dower;3H6 III.ii.72
For by that losse, I will not purchase them.For by that loss I will not purchase them.3H6 III.ii.73
Herein your Highnesse wrongs both them & me:Herein your highness wrongs both them and me.3H6 III.ii.75
But mightie Lord, this merry inclinationBut, mighty lord, this merry inclination3H6 III.ii.76
Accords not with the sadnesse of my suit:Accords not with the sadness of my suit:3H6 III.ii.77
Please you dismisse me, eyther with I, or no.Please you dismiss me, either with ay or no.3H6 III.ii.78
Then No, my Lord: my suit is at an end.Then, no, my lord. My suit is at an end.3H6 III.ii.81
'Tis better said then done, my gracious Lord:'Tis better said than done, my gracious lord.3H6 III.ii.90
I am a subiect fit to ieast withall,I am a subject fit to jest withal,3H6 III.ii.91
But farre vnfit to be a Soueraigne.But far unfit to be a sovereign.3H6 III.ii.92
And that is more then I will yeeld vnto:And that is more than I will yield unto.3H6 III.ii.96
I know, I am too meane to be your Queene,I know I am too mean to be your queen,3H6 III.ii.97
And yet too good to be your Concubine.And yet too good to be your concubine.3H6 III.ii.98
'Twill grieue your Grace, my Sonnes should call you Father.'Twill grieve your grace my sons should call you father.3H6 III.ii.100
My Lords, before it pleas'd his MaiestieMy lords, before it pleased his majesty3H6 IV.i.67
To rayse my State to Title of a Queene,To raise my state to title of a queen,3H6 IV.i.68
Doe me but right, and you must all confesse,Do me but right, and you must all confess3H6 IV.i.69
That I was not ignoble of Descent,That I was not ignoble of descent;3H6 IV.i.70
And meaner then my selfe haue had like fortune.And meaner than myself have had like fortune.3H6 IV.i.71
But as this Title honors me and mine,But as this title honours me and mine,3H6 IV.i.72
So your dislikes, to whom I would be pleasing,So your dislikes, to whom I would be pleasing,3H6 IV.i.73
Doth cloud my ioyes with danger, and with sorrow.Doth cloud my joys with danger and with sorrow.3H6 IV.i.74
Why Brother Riuers, are you yet to learneWhy, brother Rivers, are you yet to learn3H6 IV.iv.2
What late misfortune is befalne King Edward?What late misfortune is befallen King Edward?3H6 IV.iv.3
No, but the losse of his owne Royall person.No, but the loss of his own royal person.3H6 IV.iv.5
I almost slaine, for he is taken prisoner,Ay, almost slain, for he is taken prisoner,3H6 IV.iv.7
Either betrayd by falshood of his Guard,Either betrayed by falsehood of his guard3H6 IV.iv.8
Or by his Foe surpriz'd at vnawares:Or by his foe surprised at unawares;3H6 IV.iv.9
And as I further haue to vnderstand,And, as I further have to understand,3H6 IV.iv.10
Is new committed to the Bishop of Yorke,Is new committed to the Bishop of York,3H6 IV.iv.11
Fell Warwickes Brother, and by that our Foe.Fell Warwick's brother and by that our foe.3H6 IV.iv.12
Till then, faire hope must hinder liues decay:Till then fair hope must hinder life's decay;3H6 IV.iv.16
And I the rather waine me from dispaireAnd I the rather wean me from despair3H6 IV.iv.17
For loue of Edwards Off-spring in my wombe:For love of Edward's offspring in my womb.3H6 IV.iv.18
This is it that makes me bridle passion,This is it that makes me bridle passion3H6 IV.iv.19
And beare with Mildnesse my misfortunes crosse:And bear with mildness my misfortune's cross;3H6 IV.iv.20
I, I, for this I draw in many a teare,Ay, ay, for this I draw in many a tear3H6 IV.iv.21
And stop the rising of blood-sucking sighes,And stop the rising of blood-sucking sighs,3H6 IV.iv.22
Least with my sighes or teares, I blast or drowneLest with my sighs or tears I blast or drown3H6 IV.iv.23
King Edwards Fruite, true heyre to th' English Crowne.King Edward's fruit, true heir to th' English crown.3H6 IV.iv.24
I am inform'd that he comes towards London,I am informed that he comes towards London,3H6 IV.iv.26
To set the Crowne once more on Henries head,To set the crown once more on Henry's head.3H6 IV.iv.27
Guesse thou the rest, King Edwards Friends must downe.Guess thou the rest: King Edward's friends must down.3H6 IV.iv.28
But to preuent the Tyrants violence,But to prevent the tyrant's violence – 3H6 IV.iv.29
(For trust not him that hath once broken Faith)For trust not him that hath once broken faith – 3H6 IV.iv.30
Ile hence forthwith vnto the Sanctuary,I'll hence forthwith unto the sanctuary,3H6 IV.iv.31
To saue (at least) the heire of Edwards right:To save at least the heir of Edward's right.3H6 IV.iv.32
There shall I rest secure from force and fraud:There shall I rest secure from force and fraud.3H6 IV.iv.33
Come therefore let vs flye, while we may flye,Come, therefore, let us fly while we may fly;3H6 IV.iv.34
If Warwicke take vs, we are sure to dye. If Warwick take us, we are sure to die.3H6 IV.iv.35
Thanke Noble Clarence, worthy brother thanks.Thanks, noble Clarence; worthy brother, thanks.3H6 V.vii.30