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GOod morrow, and well met. How haue ye doneGood morrow, and well met. How have ye doneH8 I.i.1
Since last we saw in France?Since last we saw in France?H8 I.i.2.1
An vntimely AgueAn untimely agueH8 I.i.4.2
Staid me a Prisoner in my Chamber, whenStayed me a prisoner in my chamber whenH8 I.i.5
Those Sunnes of Glory, those two Lights of MenThose suns of glory, those two lights of men,H8 I.i.6
Met in the vale of Andren.Met in the vale of Andren.H8 I.i.7.1
All the whole timeAll the whole timeH8 I.i.12.2
I was my Chambers Prisoner.I was my chamber's prisoner.H8 I.i.13.1
Oh you go farre.O, you go far!H8 I.i.38.2
who did guide,Who did guide – H8 I.i.45.2
I meane who set the Body, and the LimbesI mean, who set the body and the limbsH8 I.i.46
Of this great Sport together? Nor. As you guesse:Of this great sport together, as you guess?H8 I.i.47
I pray you who, my Lord?I pray you, who, my lord?H8 I.i.49.2
The diuell speed him: No mans Pye is freedThe devil speed him! No man's pie is freedH8 I.i.52
From his Ambitious finger. What had heFrom his ambitious finger. What had heH8 I.i.53
To do in these fierce Vanities? I wonder,To do in these fierce vanities? I wonderH8 I.i.54
That such a Keech can with his very bulkeThat such a keech can with his very bulkH8 I.i.55
Take vp the Rayes o'th'beneficiall Sun,Take up the rays o'th' beneficial sun,H8 I.i.56
And keepe it from the Earth.And keep it from the earth.H8 I.i.57.1
Why the Diuell,Why the devil,H8 I.i.72.2
Vpon this French going out, tooke he vpon himUpon this French going out, took he upon him – H8 I.i.73
(Without the priuity o'th'King) t'appointWithout the privity o'th' King – t' appointH8 I.i.74
Who should attend on him? He makes vp the FileWho should attend on him? He makes up the fileH8 I.i.75
Of all the Gentry; for the most part suchOf all the gentry, for the most part suchH8 I.i.76
To whom as great a Charge, as little HonorTo whom as great a charge as little honourH8 I.i.77
He meant to lay vpon: and his owne LetterHe meant to lay upon; and his own letter,H8 I.i.78
The Honourable Boord of Councell, outThe honourable board of Council out,H8 I.i.79
Must fetch him in, he Papers.Must fetch him in he papers.H8 I.i.80.1
O manyO, manyH8 I.i.83.2
Haue broke their backes with laying Mannors on 'emHave broke their backs with laying manors on 'emH8 I.i.84
For this great Iourney. What did this vanityFor this great journey. What did this vanityH8 I.i.85
But minister communication ofBut minister communication ofH8 I.i.86
A most poore issue.A most poor issue?H8 I.i.87.1
Euery man,Every man,H8 I.i.89.2
After the hideous storme that follow'd, wasAfter the hideous storm that followed, wasH8 I.i.90
A thing Inspir'd, and not consulting, brokeA thing inspired, and, not consulting, brokeH8 I.i.91
Into a generall Prophesie; That this TempestInto a general prophecy – that this tempest,H8 I.i.92
Dashing the Garment of this Peace, aboadedDashing the garment of this peace, abodedH8 I.i.93
The sodaine breach on't.The sudden breach on't.H8 I.i.94.1
Why all this BusinesseWhy, all this businessH8 I.i.99.2
Our Reuerend Cardinall carried.Our reverend Cardinal carried.H8 I.i.100.1
This Butchers Curre is venom'd-mouth'd, and IThis butcher's cur is venom-mouthed, and IH8 I.i.120
Haue not the power to muzzle him, therefore bestHave not the power to muzzle him; therefore bestH8 I.i.121
Not wake him in his slumber. A Beggers booke,Not wake him in his slumber. A beggar's bookH8 I.i.122
Out-worths a Nobles blood.Outworths a noble's blood.H8 I.i.123.1
I read in's looksI read in's looksH8 I.i.125.2
Matter against me, and his eye reuil'dMatter against me, and his eye reviledH8 I.i.126
Me as his abiect obiect, at this instantMe as his abject object. At this instantH8 I.i.127
He bores me with some tricke; He's gone to'th'King:He bores me with some trick. He's gone to th' King.H8 I.i.128
Ile follow, and out-stare him.I'll follow, and outstare him.H8 I.i.129.1
Ile to the King,I'll to the King,H8 I.i.136.2
And from a mouth of Honor, quite cry downeAnd from a mouth of honour quite cry downH8 I.i.137
This Ipswich fellowes insolence; or proclaime,This Ipswich fellow's insolence, or proclaimH8 I.i.138
There's difference in no persons.There's difference in no persons.H8 I.i.139.1
Sir,Sir,H8 I.i.149.2
I am thankfull to you, and Ile goe alongI am thankful to you, and I'll go alongH8 I.i.150
By your prescription: but this top-proud fellow,By your prescription; but this top-proud fellow – H8 I.i.151
Whom from the flow of gall I name not, butWhom from the flow of gall I name not, butH8 I.i.152
From sincere motions, by Intelligence,From sincere motions – by intelligence,H8 I.i.153
And proofes as cleere as Founts in Iuly, whenAnd proofs as clear as founts in July whenH8 I.i.154
Wee see each graine of grauell; I doe knowWe see each grain of gravel, I do knowH8 I.i.155
To be corrupt and treasonous.To be corrupt and treasonous.H8 I.i.156.1
To th'King Ile say't, & make my vouch as strongTo th' King I'll say't, and make my vouch as strongH8 I.i.157
As shore of Rocke: attend. This holy Foxe,As shore of rock. Attend: this holy fox,H8 I.i.158
Or Wolfe, or both (for he is equall rau'nousOr wolf, or both – for he is equal ravenousH8 I.i.159
As he is subtile, and as prone to mischiefe,As he is subtle, and as prone to mischiefH8 I.i.160
As able to perform't) his minde, and placeAs able to perform't, his mind and placeH8 I.i.161
Infecting one another, yea reciprocally,Infecting one another, yea, reciprocally – H8 I.i.162
Only to shew his pompe, as well in France,Only to show his pomp, as well in FranceH8 I.i.163
As here at home, suggests the King our MasterAs here at home, suggests the King our masterH8 I.i.164
To this last costly Treaty: Th'enteruiew,To this last costly treaty, th' interviewH8 I.i.165
That swallowed so much treasure, and like a glasseThat swallowed so much treasure, and like a glassH8 I.i.166
Did breake ith'wrenching.Did break i'th' wrenching.H8 I.i.167.1
Pray giue me fauour Sir: This cunning CardinallPray give me favour, sir. This cunning CardinalH8 I.i.168
The Articles o'th'Combination drewThe articles o'th' combination drewH8 I.i.169
As himselfe pleas'd; and they were ratifiedAs himself pleased; and they were ratifiedH8 I.i.170
As he cride thus let be, to as much end,As he cried ‘ Thus let be,’ to as much endH8 I.i.171
As giue a Crutch to th'dead. But our Count-CardinallAs give a crutch to th' dead. But our Count-CardinalH8 I.i.172
Has done this, and tis well: for worthy WolseyHas done this, and 'tis well; for worthy Wolsey,H8 I.i.173
(Who cannot erre) he did it. Now this followes,Who cannot err, he did it. Now this follows – H8 I.i.174
(Which as I take it, is a kinde of PuppieWhich, as I take it, is a kind of puppyH8 I.i.175
To th'old dam Treason) Charles the Emperour,To th' old dam, treason – Charles the Emperor,H8 I.i.176
Vnder pretence to see the Queene his Aunt,Under pretence to see the Queen his aunt – H8 I.i.177
(For twas indeed his colour, but he cameFor 'twas indeed his colour, but he cameH8 I.i.178
To whisper Wolsey) here makes visitation,To whisper Wolsey – here makes visitation.H8 I.i.179
His feares were that the Interview betwixtHis fears were that the interview betwixtH8 I.i.180
England and France, might through their amityEngland and France might through their amityH8 I.i.181
Breed him some preiudice; for from this League,Breed him some prejudice, for from this leagueH8 I.i.182
Peep'd harmes that menac'd him. PriuilyPeeped harms that menaced him. He privilyH8 I.i.183
Deales with our Cardinal, and as I troaDeals with our Cardinal, and, as I trow – H8 I.i.184
Which I doe well; for I am sure the EmperourWhich I do well, for I am sure the EmperorH8 I.i.185
Paid ere he promis'd, whereby his Suit was grantedPaid ere he promised, whereby his suit was grantedH8 I.i.186
Ere it was ask'd. But when the way was madeEre it was asked – but when the way was made,H8 I.i.187
And pau'd with gold: the Emperor thus desir'd,And paved with gold, the Emperor thus desiredH8 I.i.188
That he would please to alter the Kings course,That he would please to alter the King's courseH8 I.i.189
And breake the foresaid peace. Let the King knowAnd break the foresaid peace. Let the King know,H8 I.i.190
(As soone he shall by me) that thus the CardinallAs soon he shall by me, that thus the CardinalH8 I.i.191
Does buy and sell his Honour as he pleases,Does buy and sell his honour as he pleases,H8 I.i.192
And for his owne aduantage.And for his own advantage.H8 I.i.193.1
No, not a sillable:No, not a syllable:H8 I.i.195.2
I doe pronounce him in that very shapeI do pronounce him in that very shapeH8 I.i.196
He shall appeare in proofe.He shall appear in proof.H8 I.i.197
Lo you my Lord,Lo you, my lord,H8 I.i.202.2
The net has falne vpon me, I shall perishThe net has fall'n upon me! I shall perishH8 I.i.203
Vnder deuice, and practise.Under device and practice.H8 I.i.204.1
It will helpe me nothingIt will help me nothingH8 I.i.207.2
To plead mine Innocence; for that dye is on meTo plead mine innocence, for that dye is on meH8 I.i.208
Which makes my whit'st part, black. The will of Heau'nWhich makes my whit'st part black. The will of heavenH8 I.i.209
Be done in this and all things: I obey.Be done in this and all things! I obey.H8 I.i.210
O my Lord Aburgany: Fare you well.O my Lord Aberga'nny, fare you well!H8 I.i.211
So, so;So, so;H8 I.i.219.2
These are the limbs o'th'Plot: no more I hope.These are the limbs o'th' plot: no more, I hope.H8 I.i.220
O Michaell Hopkins?O, Nicholas Hopkins?H8 I.i.221.2
My Surueyor is falce: The ore-great CardinallMy surveyor is false. The o'er-great CardinalH8 I.i.222
Hath shew'd him gold; my life is spand already:Hath showed him gold. My life is spanned already.H8 I.i.223
I am the shadow of poore Buckingham,I am the shadow of poor Buckingham,H8 I.i.224
Whose Figure euen this instant Clowd puts on,Whose figure even this instant cloud puts onH8 I.i.225
By Darkning my cleere Sunne. My Lords farewell. By darkening my clear sun. My lord, farewell.H8 I.i.226
All good people,All good people,H8 II.i.55.2
You that thus farre haue come to pitty me;You that thus far have come to pity me,H8 II.i.56
Heare what I say, and then goe home and lose me.Hear what I say, and then go home and lose me.H8 II.i.57
I haue this day receiu'd a Traitors iudgement,I have this day received a traitor's judgement,H8 II.i.58
And by that name must dye; yet Heauen beare witnes,And by that name must die. Yet, heaven bear witness,H8 II.i.59
And if I haue a Conscience, let it sincke me,And if I have a conscience let it sink me,H8 II.i.60
Euen as the Axe falls, if I be not faithfull.Even as the axe falls, if I be not faithful!H8 II.i.61
The Law I beare no mallice for my death,The law I bear no malice for my death:H8 II.i.62
T'has done vpon the premises, but Iustice:'T has done, upon the premises, but justice.H8 II.i.63
But those that sought it, I could wish more Christians:But those that sought it I could wish more Christians.H8 II.i.64
(Be what they will) I heartily forgiue 'em;Be what they will, I heartily forgive 'em.H8 II.i.65
Yet let 'em looke they glory not in mischiefe;Yet let 'em look they glory not in mischief,H8 II.i.66
Nor build their euils on the graues of great men;Nor build their evils on the graves of great men,H8 II.i.67
For then, my guiltlesse blood must cry against 'em.For then my guiltless blood must cry against 'em.H8 II.i.68
For further life in this world I ne're hope,For further life in this world I ne'er hope,H8 II.i.69
Nor will I sue, although the King haue merciesNor will I sue, although the King have merciesH8 II.i.70
More then I dare make faults. / You few that lou'd me,More than I dare make faults. You few that loved me,H8 II.i.71
And dare be bold to weepe for Buckingham,And dare be bold to weep for Buckingham,H8 II.i.72
His Noble Friends and Fellowes; whom to leaueHis noble friends and fellows, whom to leaveH8 II.i.73
Is only bitter to him, only dying:Is only bitter to him, only dying,H8 II.i.74
Goe with me like good Angels to my end,Go with me like good angels to my end,H8 II.i.75
And as the long diuorce of Steele fals on me,And as the long divorce of steel falls on me,H8 II.i.76
Make of your Prayers one sweet Sacrifice,Make of your prayers one sweet sacrifice,H8 II.i.77
And lift my Soule to Heauen. / Lead on a Gods name.And lift my soul to heaven. Lead on, a God's name!H8 II.i.78
Sir Thomas Louell, I as free forgiue youSir Thomas Lovell, I as free forgive youH8 II.i.82
As I would be forgiuen: I forgiue all.As I would be forgiven. I forgive all.H8 II.i.83
There cannot be those numberlesse offencesThere cannot be those numberless offencesH8 II.i.84
Gainst me, that I cannot take peace with: / No blacke Enuy 'Gainst me that I cannot take peace with. No black envyH8 II.i.85
shall make my Graue. / Commend mee to his Grace:Shall mark my grave. Commend me to his grace,H8 II.i.86
And if he speake of Buckingham; pray tell him,And if he speak of Buckingham, pray tell himH8 II.i.87
You met him halfe in Heauen: my vowes and prayersYou met him half in heaven. My vows and prayersH8 II.i.88
Yet are the Kings; and till my Soule forsake,Yet are the King's and, till my soul forsake,H8 II.i.89
Shall cry for blessings on him. May he liueShall cry for blessings on him. May he liveH8 II.i.90
Longer then I haue time to tell his yeares;Longer than I have time to tell his years;H8 II.i.91
Euer belou'd and louing, may his Rule be;Ever beloved and loving may his rule be;H8 II.i.92
And when old Time shall lead him to his end,And, when old time shall lead him to his end,H8 II.i.93
Goodnesse and he, fill vp one Monument.Goodness and he fill up one monument!H8 II.i.94
Nay, Sir Nicholas,Nay, Sir Nicholas,H8 II.i.100.2
Let it alone; my State now will but mocke me.Let it alone; my state now will but mock me.H8 II.i.101
When I came hither, I was Lord High Constable,When I came hither, I was Lord High ConstableH8 II.i.102
And Duke of Buckingham: now, poore Edward Bohun;And Duke of Buckingham; now, poor Edward Bohun.H8 II.i.103
Yet I am richer then my base Accusers,Yet I am richer than my base accusersH8 II.i.104
That neuer knew what Truth meant: I now seale it;That never knew what truth meant. I now seal it,H8 II.i.105
And with that bloud will make 'em one day groane for't.And with that blood will make 'em one day groan for't.H8 II.i.106
My noble Father Henry of Buckingham,My noble father, Henry of Buckingham,H8 II.i.107
Who first rais'd head against Vsurping Richard,Who first raised head against usurping Richard,H8 II.i.108
Flying for succour to his Seruant Banister,Flying for succour to his servant Banister,H8 II.i.109
Being distrest; was by that wretch betraid,Being distressed, was by that wretch betrayed,H8 II.i.110
And without Tryall, fell; Gods peace be with him.And without trial fell. God's peace be with him!H8 II.i.111
Henry the Seauenth succeeding, truly pittyingHenry the Seventh succeeding, truly pityingH8 II.i.112
My Fathers losse; like a most Royall PrinceMy father's loss, like a most royal prince,H8 II.i.113
Restor'd me to my Honours: and out of ruinesRestored me to my honours, and out of ruins,H8 II.i.114
Made my Name once more Noble. Now his Sonne,Made my name once more noble. Now his son,H8 II.i.115
Henry the Eight, Life, Honour, Name and allHenry the Eighth, life, honour, name, and allH8 II.i.116
That made me happy; at one stroake ha's takenThat made me happy, at one stroke has takenH8 II.i.117
For euer from the World. I had my Tryall,For ever from the world. I had my trial,H8 II.i.118
And must needs say a Noble one; which makes meAnd must needs say a noble one; which makes meH8 II.i.119
A little happier then my wretched Father:A little happier than my wretched father:H8 II.i.120
Yet thus farre we are one in Fortunes; bothYet thus far we are one in fortunes: bothH8 II.i.121
Fell by our Seruants, by those Men we lou'd most:Fell by our servants, by those men we loved most – H8 II.i.122
A most vnnaturall and faithlesse Seruice.A most unnatural and faithless service.H8 II.i.123
Heauen ha's an end in all: yet, you that heare me,Heaven has an end in all. Yet, you that hear me,H8 II.i.124
This from a dying man receiue as certaine:This from a dying man receive as certain:H8 II.i.125
Where you are liberall of your loues and Councels,Where you are liberal of your loves and counselsH8 II.i.126
Be sure you be not loose; for those you make friends,Be sure you be not loose; for those you make friendsH8 II.i.127
And giue your hearts to; when they once perceiueAnd give your hearts to, when they once perceiveH8 II.i.128
The least rub in your fortunes, fall awayThe least rub in your fortunes, fall awayH8 II.i.129
Like water from ye, neuer found againeLike water from ye, never found againH8 II.i.130
But where they meane to sinke ye: all good peopleBut where they mean to sink ye. All good people,H8 II.i.131
Pray for me, I must now forsake ye; the last hourePray for me! I must now forsake ye; the last hourH8 II.i.132
Of my long weary life is come vpon me:Of my long weary life is come upon me.H8 II.i.133
Farewell; Farewell;H8 II.i.134
and when you would say somthing that is sad,And when you would say something that is sad,H8 II.i.135
Speake how I fell. / I haue done; and God forgiue me.Speak how I fell. I have done; and God forgive me!H8 II.i.136