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Ely. Th Duke of GLOSTER,

Charles the Sixth, king of France. brothers to the king.

And whol Duke of BedFORD,

Lewis, the Dauphin.
Dukes of BURGUNDY, Orleans, and BOURBON.

Neighbou Duke of Exeter, uncle to the king.

And so th The Constable of France. Duke of York, cousin to the king.

Coder the R AMBUERES, and GrandPREE, French lords, Earls of SALISBURY, WESTMORELAND, and Warwick.

Grew like Governor of Harfleur. Montsov, a French herald. Archbishop of CanterbuKY.

Ambussadors to the king of England. Bishop of ELY.

Cant. It Isabel, queen of France. Earl of CAMBRIDGE,

And theri Lord SCROOP,

How thin king

Alice, a lady attending on the princess Katharine. Sir Thomas Grey,

Ely. Bu Sir Thomas Enpinguin, Gower, Feuerler, MACHOR-|Quickly, Pistol's wife, an hostess.

Ris, Jani, ofjicers in king Henry's army. Lords, Ladies, Officers; French and English Sol- Cred by Bates, Court, Williams, soldiers in the same. diers, Messengers, and Attendants.

hadine u Nym, BardoLPH, Pistou, formerly servants to Fal

Cant.! STAFF, now soldiors in the same,

Or, rathe SCENE, at the beginning of the play, lies in England; but afterwards, wholly in France.

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for I ha Enter CHORUS, Cant. It must be thought on. If it pass against as,

Upon 01 0, for a muse of fire, that would ascend We lose the better half of onr possession:

And in

Which The brightest heaven of invention !

For all the temporal lands, which men devout
A kingdom for a stage, princes to act,

By testament have given to the church,
And monarchs to behold the swelling scene! Would they strip from us; being valued thus,-

Did to
Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, As much as would maintain, to the king's honour,
Full fifteen earls, and fifteen hundred knights ;

Ely:
Assume the port of Mars; and, at his heels,

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Cant Leaslı'd in like hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Six thousand and two hundred good esquires ;

Save, Crouch for employment. But pardon, gentles all, And, to relief of lazars, and weak age,

(As, 1 The flat unraised spirit, that hath dar'd,

of indigent faint souls, past corporal toil,
On this unworthy scaffold, to bring forth
A hundred alms-houses, right well supplied ;

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So great an object: can this cockpit hold
And to the coffers of the king beside,

And,
The vasty fields of France? or may we cram A thousand pounds by the year. Thus runs the bill.

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Within this wooden 0, the very casques,
Ely. This would drink deep.

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That did affright the air at Agincourt ?
Cant. 'Twould drink the cup and all.

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0, pardon! since a crooked figure may
Ely. But what prevention?

Cray
Atlest, in little place, a million;

Cant. The king is full of grace, and fair regard.
And let us, ciphers to this great accompt,
Ely. And a true lover of the holy church.

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On your imaginary forces work :

Cant. The courses of his youth promis'd it not,
Suppose, within the girdle of these walls

The breath no sooner left his father's body,
Are now confin'd two mighty monarchies,
But that his wildness, mortified in him,

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Whose high upreared and abutting fronts Seem'd to die too: yea, at that very moment,
The perilous, narrow ocean parts asunder.

Consideration like an angel came,
Piece out our imperfections with your thoughts ; And whipp'd the offending Adam out of him;

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Into a thousand parts divide one man,
Leaving his body as a paradise,

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And make imaginary puissance:

To envelop and contain celestial spirits.
Think, when we talk of horses, that you see them Never was such a sudden scholar made:
Printing their proud hoofs i’the receiving earth: Never came reformation in a flood,
For 'tis your thoughts that now must deck our kings, With such a heady current, scouring faults ;
Carry them here and there: jumping o'er times; Nor never Hydra-headed wilfulness
Turning the accomplishment of many years So soon did lose his seat, and all at once,
Into an hour-glass. For the which supply,

As in this king
Admit me chorus to this history:

Ely. We are blessed in the change.
Who, prologue-like, your humble patience pray, Cant. Hear him but reason in divinity, ·
Gently to hear, kindly to judge, our play.

And, all-admiring, with an inward wish
You would desire, the king were made a prelate:

Hear him debate of commonwealth affairs,
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You would say,—it hath been all-in-all his study:
SCENE I-London. An ante-chamber in the King's List his discourse of war, and

you

shall hear
palace.

A fearful battle render'd you in music:
Enter the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Bishop of Turn him to any cause of policy,
Ely.

The gordian kuot of it he will unloose,
Cant. My lord, i'll tell you, -that self bill is urg'd, Familiar as his garter; that, when he speaks,
Which, in the eleventh year o'the last king's reign The air, a charter'd libertine, is still,
Was like, and had indeed against us pass’d, And the mute wonder lurketh in men's ears,
But that the scambling and unquiet time

To steal his sweet and honeyed sentences;
Did push it out of further question.

So that the art and practic part of life
Ely. But how, my lord, shall we resist it now? Must be the mistress to this theoric!

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Which is a wonder, how his grace should glean it, For God doth know, how many, now in health,
Since his addiction was to courses vain;

Shall drop their blood in approbation
His companies unletter'd, rude, and shallow; Of what your reverence shall incite is to :
His hours fill'd up with riots, banquets, sports ;

Therefore take heed how you impawn our person,
And never noted in him any study,

How you awake the sleeping sword of war;
Any retirement, any sequestration

We charge you in the name of God, take heed :
From open haunts and popularity.

For never two such kingdoms did contend,
Ely. The strawberry grows underseath the nettle; Without much fall of blood; whose guiltless drops
And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best, Are every one a woe, a sore complaint,
Neighbour'd by fruit of baser quality ;

'Gainst him, whose wrongs give edge unto the swords
And so the prince obscur'd his contemplation | That make such waste in brief mortality.
Under the veil of wildness; which, no doubt, Under this conjuration, speak, my lord:
Grew like the summer-grass, fastest by night, And we will hear, note, and believe in heart,
Unseen, yet crescive in his faculty.

That what you speak is in your conscience wash'd
Cant. It must be so: for miracles are ceas'd; As pure as sin with baptism.
And therefore we must needs admit the means, Cant. Then hear me, gracious sovereign, – and you
How things are perfected.

peers,
Ely. But, my good lord,

That owe your lives, your faith, and services,
How now for mitigation of this bill

To this imperial throne. There is no bar
Urg'd by the commons? Doth his majesty To make against your highness' claim to France,
Incline to it, or no?

But this, which they produce from Pharamond,
Cant. lle seems indifferent;

In terram Salicam mulieres ne succedant,
Or, rather, swaying more upon our part,

No woman shall succeed in Salique land:
Than cherishing the exhibiters against us: Which Salique land the French unjustly gloze,
For I have made an offer to his majesty, —

To be the realm of France, and Pharainond
Upon our spiritual convocation;

The founder of this law and female bar.
And in regard of causes now in hand,

Yet their own authors faithfully affirm,
Which I have opeu'd to his grace at large, That the land Salique lies in Germany,
As touching France, to give a greater sum

Between the floods of Sala and of Elbe:
Than ever at one time the clergy yet

Where Charles the Great, having subdued the Saxons,
Did to his predecessors part withal.

There left behind and settled certain French,
Ely. How did this offer seem receiv'd, my lord ? Who, holding in disdain the German women,
Cant. With good acceptance of his majesty ; For some dishonest manners of their life,
Save, that there was not time enough to hear Establish'd there this law,- to wit, no female
(As, I perceiv’d, his grace would fain have done,) Should be inheritrix in Salique land;
The severals, and unhidden passages,

Which Salique, as I said, 'twixt Elbe and Sala,
Of his true titles to some certain dukedoms; Is at this day in Germany call'd-Meisen.
And, generally, to the crown and seat of France, Thus doth it well appear, the Salique law
Deriv'd from Edward, his great grandfather. Was not devised for the realm of France:

Ely. What was the impediment that broke this off? Nor did the French possess the Salique land
Cant. The French ambassador, upon that instant, Until four hundred one and twenty years
Cray'd audience; and the hour, I think, is come, After defunction of king Pharamond,
To give him hearing. Is it four o'clock ?

Idly suppos’d the founder of this law;
Ely. It is.

Who died within the year of our redemption
Cunt. Then go we in, to know his embassy ; Four hundred twenty-six; and Charles the Great
Which I could, with a ready guess, declare, Subdued the Saxons, and did seat the French
Before the Frenchmau speak a word of it.

Beyond the river Sala, in the year
Ely. I'll wait upon you; and I long to hear it. (Exeunt. Eight hundred five. Besides, their writers say,

King Pepin, which deposed Childerick,
SCENE II. - The same. A room of state in the same. Did, as heir general, being descended
Enter King Henry, Glosten, Bedford, Exeter, War- of Blithild, which was daughter to king Clothair,
WICK, WESTMORELAND, and Attendants.

Make claim and title to the crown of France,
K. Hen. Where is my gracious lord of Canterbury ? Hugh Capet also, - that usurp'd the crown
Exe. Not here in presence.

Of Charles the duke of Lorain, sole heir male
K. Hen. Send for him, good uncle!

Of the true line and stock of Charles the Great, --
West. Shall we call in the ambassador, my liege? To fine his title with some show of truth,
K. Hen. Not yet, my cousin; we would be resolv’d, (Though, in pure truth, it was corrupt and naught,)
Before we hear him, of some things of weight, Convey'd himself as heir to the lady Lingare,
That task our thoughts, concerning us and France. Daughter to Charlemain, who was the son
Enter the Archbishop of Gastenbury und Bishop To Lewis the emperor, and Lewis the son
of Elr.

Of Charles the Great. Also king Lewis the tenth,
Cant. God, and his angels, guard your sacred throne, Who was sole heir to the usurper Capet,
And make you long become it!

Could not keep quiet in his conscience,
K. Hen. Sure, we thank you.

Wearing the crown of France, till satisfied
My learned lord, we pray you to proceed; That fair queen Isabel, his grandmother,
And justly and religiously unfold,

Was lineal of the lady Ermengare,
Why the law Salique, that they have in France, Daughter to Charles the foresaid duke of Lorain :
Or should, or should not, bar us in our claim, By the which marriage, the line of Charles the great
And God forbid, my dear and faithful lord,

Was re-united to the crown of France.
That you should fasliion, wrest, or bow your reading, So that, as clear as is the summer's sun,
Or nicely charge your uuderstanding soul

King Pepin's title, and Hugh Capet's claim,
With opening titles miscreate, whose right King Lewis his satisfaction, all appear
Suits not in native colours with the truth;

To hold in right and title of the female:

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So do the kings of France unto this day; But taken, and impounded as a stray,

Toml Howbeit they would hold up this Salique law, | 'The king of Scots; whom she did send to France, Lithai To bar your highness claiming from the female;

To fill king Edward's fame with prisoner kings; Speak
And rather choose to hide them in a net,
And make your chronicle as rich with praise,

Like!
Than amply to imbare their crooked titles,

As is the ooze and bottom of the sea
Usurp'd from you and your progenitors.

With sunken wreck and sumless treasuries.
K. Hen. May I, with right and conscience, make West. But there's a saying, very old and true,
this claim?

If tlaat you will France win,
Cant. The sin upon my head, dread sovereign!

Then with Scotland first begin :

Your
For in the book of Numbers is it writ,
For once the eagle England being in prey,

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When the son dies, let the inheritance
To her unguarded nest the weasel Scot

Freely
Descend unto the daughter. Gracious lord, Comes speaking, and so sucks her princely eggs ; Or she
Stand for your own; unwind your bloody flag; Playing the mouse, in absence of the cat,

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Look back into your mighty ancestors :
To spoil and hayock more than she can eat.

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Go, my dread lord, to your great grandsire's tomb, Exe. It follows then, the cat must stay at home :

Into
From whom you claim; invoke his warlike spirit, Yet that is but a curs'd necessity;
And your great uncle's, Edward the black prince; Since we have locks to safeguard necessaries,

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Who on the French ground play'd a tragedy, And pretty traps to catch the petty thieves.
Making defeat ou the full power of France; While that the armed hand doth light abroad,

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Whiles his most mighty father on a hill

The advised head defends itself at home:
Stood smiling, to behold his lion's whelp

For

government, though high, and low, and lower,
Forage in blood of French nobility.

Put into parts, doth keep in one concent;
O noble Englislı, that could entertain

Congruing in a full and natural close,
With half their forces the full pride of France; Like music.
And let another half stand laughing by,
Cant. True: therefore doth heaven divide

And
All out of work, and cold for action!
The state of man in divers functions,

That
Ely. Awake remembrance of these valiant dead, Setting endeavour in continual motion;

You
And with your puissant arm renew their feats : To which is fixed, as an aim or butt,
You are their heir, you sit upon their throne; Obedience: for so work the honey bees;

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The blood and courage, that renowned them, Creatures, that, by rule in nature, teach

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Runs in your veins; and my thrice-puissant liege The act of order to a peopled kingdom.
Is in the very May-morn of his youth,
They have a king, and oflicers of sorts:

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Ripe for exploits and mighty euterprizes. Where some, like magistrates, correct at home;

Exe. Your brother kings and monarchs of the earth others, like merchants, venture trade abroad; ,
Do all expect that you should rouse yourself, Others, like soldiers, armed in their stings,

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As did the former lions of

your blood.

Make boot upon the summer's velvet buds;
Il'est. They know, your grace hath cause, and Which pillage they with merry march bring home
means, and might;
To the tent-royal of their emperor :

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So hath your highness; never king of England Who, busied in his majesty, surveys

TE llad nobles richer, and more loyal subjects; The singing masons building roofs of gold ;

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Whose hearts have left their bodies here in England, The civil citizens koeading up the honey;
And lie pavilion'd in the fields of France.
The poor mechanic porters erowding in

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Cant. 0, let their bodies follow, my dear liege, Their heavy burdens at his narrow gate;

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With blood, and sword, and fire, to win your right: The sad-ey'd justice, with his surly hum,
In aid whereof, we of the spiritualty

Delivering o'er to executors pale
Will raise your highness such a mighty sum, The lazy yawning drone. I this infer, -
As never did the clergy at one time

That many things, having full reference
Pring in to any of your ancestors.

To one concent, may work contrariously:
K. IIen. We must not only arm to invade the French; As many arrows, loosed several ways,
But lay down our proportions to defend

Fly to one mark;
Against the Scot, who will make road upon us As

many

several ways meet in one town; With all advantages.

many

fresh streams run in one self sea;
Cant. They of those marches, gracious sovereign, As many lines close in the dial's center;
Shall be a wall sufficient to defend

So may a thousand actions, once afoot,
Our inland from the pilfering borderers.
K. Hen. We do not mean the coursing snatchers only, Without defeat. Therefore to France, my liege!

End in one purpose, and be all well borne
Bit fear the main intendment of the Scot,

Divide your happy Eugland into four;
Who hath been still a giddy neighbour to nis ; Whereof take you one quarter into France,
For you shall read, that my great grandfather And you withal shall make all Gallia shake.
Never went with his forces into l'rance,

If we, with thrice that power lest at home,
But that the Scot on his unfurnish'd kingdom Cannot defend our own door from the dog,
Came pouring, like the tide into a breach,

Let us be worried; and our nation lose
With ample and brim fulness of his force; The name of hardiness, and policy.
Galling the gleaned land with hot essays;

K. IIen. Call in the messengers sent from the Dan-
Girding with grievous siege, castles aud towns;

phin. [Exit an Attendant. The King ascends That England, being empty of defence,

his Tirone.
Hath shook, and trembled at the ill neighbourhood. Now are we well resolv'd: and,

by God's help;
Cant. She hath been then more fear'd than harm’d, And yours, the noble sinews of our power,
my liege:

France being ours, we'll bend it to our awe,
For hear her but exampled by herself, —

Or break it all to pieces: or there we'll sit,
When all her chivalry hath been in France, Ruling, in large and ample empery,
And she a mourning widow of her nobles,

O'er l'rance, and all her almost kingly dukedoms ;
She hath herself not only well defended,

Or lay these bones in an unworthy urn,

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Tombless, with no remembrance over them:

Exe. This was a merry message.
Either our history shall, with full mouth,

K. Hen. We hope to make the sender blush at it.
Speak freely of our acts; or else our grave,

(Descends from his throne.
Like Turkish mute, shall have a tongueless mouth, Therefore, my lords, omit no happy hour,
Not worship’d with a waxen epitaph. –

That may give furtherance to our expedition:
Enter Ambassadors of France.

For we have now no thought in us but France;
Now are we well prepar'd to know the pleasure Save those to God, that run before our business,
of our fair cousin Dauphin; for, we hear, Therefore, let our proportions for these wars
Your greeting is from him, not from the king. Be soon collected ; and all things thought upon,
Amb. May it please your majesty, to give us leare That may, with reasonable swiftness, add
Freely to render what we have in charge ; More feathers to our wings; for, God before,
Or shall we sparingly show you far off

We'll chide this Dauphin at his father's door:
The Dauphin's meaning, and our embassy? Therefore, let every man now task his thought,

K. Hen. We are no tyrant, but a Christian king; That this fair action may on foot be brought. (Exeunt.
Unto whose grace our passion is as subject,
As are our wretches fetter'd in our prisons:

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Therefore, with frank and with uncurbed plainness,
Tell us the Dauphin's mind.

Enter Chorus.
Amb. Thus then, in few.

Chor. Now all the youth of England are on fire,
Your highness, lately sending into France,

And silken dalliance in the wardrobe lies;
Did claim some certain dukedoms, in the right Now thrive the armourers, and honour's thought
of your great predecessor, king Edward the third. Reigns solely in the breast of every mar:
In answer of which claim, the prince our master They sell the pasture now, to buy the horse;
Says, that you savour too much of your youth; Following the mirror of all Christian kings
And bids you be advis'd, there's nought in France With winged heels, as English Mercuries.
That can be with a nimble galliard won;

For now sits Expectation in the air;
You cannot revel into dukedoms there :

And hides a sword, from hilts unto the point,
He therefore sends you, meeter for your spirit,

With crowns imperial, crowns, and coronets,
This tun of treasure; and, in lieu of this, Promis'd to Harry, and his followers.
Desires you, let the dukedoms that you claim, The French, advis'd by good intelligence
Hear no more of you. This the Dauphin speaks. of this most dreadful preparation,
K. Hen. What treastre, uncle?

Shake in their fear; and with pale policy
Exe. Tennis-balls, my liege.

Seek to divert the English purposes.
K.Hen.We are glad theDarphinis so pleasant with us; o England !- model to thy inward greatness,
His present, and your pains, we thank you for: Like little body with a mighty heart,
When we have match'd our rackets to these balls, What might'st thou do, that honour would thee do,
We will, in France, by God's grace, play a set, Were all thy children kind and natural!
Shall strike his father's crown into the hazard : But see thy fault! France hath in thee found out
Tell him, he hath made a match with such a wrangler, A nest of hollow bosoms, which he fills
That all the courts of France will be disturb'd With treacherous crowns: and three corrupted men,-
With chaces. And we understand him well, One, Richard earl of Cambridge; and the second,
How he comes o'er us with our wilder days, Henry lord Scroop of Masham; and the third,
Not measuring what use we made of them.

Sir Thomas Grey knight of Northumberland,
We never valu'd this poor seat of England, Have, for the gilt of France, (O guilt, indeed!)
And therefore, living hence, did give ourself Confirm'd conspiracy with fearful France;
To barbarous licence; as 'tis ever common, And by their hands this grace of kings must die,
That men are merriest when they are from home. (If hell and treason hold their promises,)
But tell the Dauphin, - I will keep my state; Ere he take ship for France, and in Southampton.
Be like a king, and show my sail of greatness, Linger your patience on: and well digest
When I do rouse me in my throne of France; The abuse of distance, while we force a play.
For that I have laid by my majesty,

The sum is paid; the traitors are agreed;
And plodded like a man for working-days: The king is set from London; and the scene
But I will rise there with so full a glory,

Is now transported, geotles, to Southampton:
That I will dazzle all the eyes of France,

There is the playhouse now, there must you sit:
Yea, strike the Dauphin blind to look on us.

And thence to France shall we convey you safe,
And tell the pleasant prince, - this mock of his And bring you back, charming the narrow seas
Hath turn'd his balls to gun-stones; and his soul To give you gentle pass; for, if we may,
Shall stand sore charged for the wasteful vengeance We'll not offend one stomach with our play.
That shall fly with them: for many a thousand widows But, till the king come forth, and not till then,
Shall this his mock mock out of their dear husbands; Unto Southampton do we shift our scene. [Exit.
Mock mothers from their sons, mock castles down;
And some are yet ungotten, aud unborn,

SCENE I. - The same. Eastcheap,
That shall have cause to curse the Dauphin's scorn.

Enter Nym and BARDOLPH.
But this lies all within the will of God,

Bard. Well met, corporal Nym!
To whom I do apreal; and in whose name,

Nym. Good morrow, lieutenant Bardolph !
Tell you the Dauphin, I am coming on,

Bard. What are ancient Pistol and you friends yet?.
To venge me as I may, and to put forth

Nym. For my part, I care not: I say little; but when My rightful hand in a well-hallow'd cause. time shall serve, there shell be smiles;

but that So, get you hence in peace; and tell the Dauphin, shall be as it may. I dare not hght; but I will wink, and His jest will savour but of shallow wit,

hold out mine iron. It is a simple one; but what When thousands weep, more than did laugh at it. though? it will toast cheese; and it will endure cold Convey them with safe conduct. Farc you well! as another man's sword will: and there's the hu(Exeunt Ambassadors. mour of it.

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For wt France; let it be so, good corporal Nym. and you, hostess ;-he is very sick, and would to bed.

Scroo Nym. 'Faith, I will live so long as I may, that's the Good Bardolph, put thy nose between his sheets, and

K. HE certain of it; and when I cannot live any longer, I will do the office of a warming-pan : 'faith, he's very ill. do as I may; that is my rest, that is the rendezvous of it. Bard. Away, you rogue ! Bard. It is certain , corporal, that he is married Quick. By my troth, he'll yield the crow a pudding

Norlei to Nell Quickly, and, certainly, she did you wrong; one of these days: the king has killed his heart.-Good

Sacces for you were troth-plight to her, husband, come home presently.

Cam. Nym. I cannot tell things must be as they may; men

(Exeunt Mrs Quickly and Boy.

Thani may sleep, and they may have their throats about them Bard. Come, shall I make you two friends? We must at that time; and, some say, kuives have edges. It must to France together; why, the devil, should we keep

Under be as it may: though patience be a tired mare, yet she knives to cut one another's throats?

Grey will plod. There must be conclusions, Well, I can- Pist. Let floods o'erswell,and fiends for food howlon!

Hares not tell. Nym. You'll pay me the eight shillings I won of you

Withi at betting? Enter Pistol and Mrs QUICKLY.

KH Pist. Base is the slave that pays.

fc Bard. Here comes ancient Pistol, and his wife : Nym. That now I will have, that's the humour ofit.

And st good corporal, be patient here. mine Pist. As manhood shall compound; push home.

Soone host Pistol? Bard. By this sword, he that makes the first thrust,

decor Pist. Base tike, call'st thou me host? I'll kill him; by this sword, I will.

SCTO Now, by this hand I swear, I scorn the term ; Pist. Sword is an oath, and oaths must have their

dadla Nor shall my Nell keep lodgers.

Todo Quick.No, by my troth, not long: for we cannot lodge Bard. Corporal Nym, an thou wilt be friends, be and board a dozen or fourteen gentlewomen, that live friends : an thou wilt not, why then be enemies with Colar honestly by the prick of their needles, but it will be metoo. Pr’ythee, put up.

That thought we keep a bawdy-house straight. (Nym Nym. I shall have my eight shillings, I won of you at draws his sword.] O well-a-day, Lady, if he be not betting? drawn now! O Lord! here's corporal Nym's -- now Pist. Anoble shalt thou have, and present pay; shall we have wilful adultery and murder committed. And liquor likewise will I give to thee,

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Good lieutenant Bardolph, good corporal, offer And friendship shall combine, and brotherhood :

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Dothing here.
I'll live by Nym, and Nym shall live by me;

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Nym. Pish!

Is not this just?--for I shall sutler be
Pist. Pish for ee, Iceland dog! thon prickeared Unto the camp, and profits will accrue.

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car of Iceland!
Give me thy hand.

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Quick. Good corporal Nym, show the valour of a Nym. I shall have

my
noble ?

X man, and put up thy sword, Pist. In cash most justly paid.

Are Nym. Will you shog of? I would have you solus. Nym. Well then, that's the humour of it.

181 (Sheathing his sword. Re-enter Dirs QUICKLY,

Sh Pist. Solus, egregious dog? O viper vile!

Quick. As ever you came of women, come in quickly The solus in thy most marvellous face;

to Sir John! Ah, poor heart! he is so shaked of a buruThe solusin thy teeth, and in thy throat, ing quotidiau tertian, that it is most lamentable to

TE andin thy hateful langs, yea, in thy maw, perdy; behold. Sweet men, come to him ! And, which is worse, within thy nasty mouth! Nym. The king hath run bad humours on the knight, I do retort the solus in thy bowels:

that's the even olit. For I can take, and Pistol's cock is up,

Pist. Nym, lhou hast spoke the right; And flashing fire will follow.

His heart is fracted and corroborate. Nym. I am not Barbason; you cannot conjare me. 1 Nym. The king is a good king: but it must be as it have an humour to knock you indifferently well. If may; he passes some humours, and careers. yon grow foul with me, Pistol, I will scour you with my Pist. Let us condole the knight; for, lambkins, we rapier, as I may, in fair terms: if you would walk off, will live. I would prick your guts a little, in good terms, as I may; and that's the humour of it.

SCENE II. - Southampton. A council-chamber. Pist. O braggard vile, and damned furious wight! Enter Exeter, Bedford, and WESTMORELAND. The grave doth gape, and doting death is near; Bed.?Fore God, his grace is bold, to trust these traitors. Therefore exhale.

(Pistol and Nym draw. Exe. They shall be apprehended by and by. Bard. Hear me, hear me what I say: he that West. How smooth and even they do bear themselves! strikes the first stroke, I'll run him up to the hilts, as As if allegiance in their bosoms sat, I am a soldier.

(Draws. Crowned with faith, and constant loyalty. Pist. An oath ofmickle might; and fury shallabate. Bed. The king hath note of all that they intend by iuGive methy fist, thy fore-foot to me give;

terception, which they dream not of. Thy spirits are most tall.

Exe. Nay, but the man that was his bedfellow, Nym. I will cnt thy throat one time or other, in fair whom he hath cloy'd and grac'd with princely faterms; that is the humour of it. Pist. Coupe le gorge, that's the word?- I thee de- Thathe should, for a foreign parse, so sell fy again.

His sovereign's life to death and treachery! O hound of Crete, think'st thou my spouse to get? Trumpet sounds. Enter King Hexry, scRoop, CaxNo; to the spital go,

BRIDGE, GREY, Lords, and Attendants. And from the powdering tub of infamy

K. Hen. Now sits the wind fair, and we will aboardFetch forth the lazar kite of Cressid's kind,

My lord of Cambridge, - and mykindlord of Masham Doll Tear-sheet she by name, and her espouse: And you, my gentle knight, - give me your thought I have, and I will hold, the quondam Quickly Think you not, that the powers we bear with us, For the only she; and Pauca, there's enough.

Will cut their passage through the force of France :

(Exeunt.

vours,

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