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Rivers, that died at Pomfret ! Despair, and die !
[To K. Rich. Vaugh. Think upon Vaughan ; and, with guilty fear, Let fall thy lance ! Despair, and die !- [To K. Rich. All. Awake! and think, our wrongs in Richard's bosom
[To Richm. Will conquer him ;-awake, and win the day !
The Ghost of HASTINGS rises, Ghost. Bloody and guilty,guiltily awake ; [To K.Rick.. And in a bloody battle end thy days ! Think on lord Hastings ; and despair, and die ! Quiet, untroubled soul, awake, awake ! [To RichM. Arm, fight, and conquer, for fair England's sake!
The Ghosts o the two young Princes rise. Ghosts. Dream on thy cousins smother'd in the Tower; Let us be lead within thy bosom, Richard, And weigh thee down to ruin, shame, and death! Thy nephews' souls bid thee despair, and die.Sleep, Richmond, sleep in peace, and wake in joy ; Good angels guard thee from the boar's annoy? Live, and beget a happy race of kings ! Edward's unhappy sons do bid thee flourish.
The Ghost of Queen Anne rises. Ghost.Richard, thy wife,that wretched Anne thy wife, That never slept a quiet hour with thee, Now fills thy sleep with perturbations : To-morrow in the battle think on me, And fall thy edgeless sword ; Despair, and die !Thou, quiet soul, sleep thou a quiet sleep; [To RICHM. Dream of success and happy victory ; Thy adversary's wife doth pray for thee.
The Ghost of BUCKINGHAM rises. Ghost. The first was I, that help'a thee to the crown ;
[To K. Rica The last was I that felt thy tyranny : 0, in the battle think on Buckingham, And die in terror of thy guiltiness! Dream on, dream on, of bloody deeds and death; Fainting, despair ; despairing, yield thy breath ! I died for hope, ere I could lend thee aid : [70 RICHM, But cheer thy heart, and be thou not dismay'd :
God, and good angels fight on Richmond's side ;
[The Ghosts vanish. K. RICHARD starts out of his dream.. Ki Rich. Give me another horse,'-bind up my
What? Myself on myself?
Enter RATCLIFF. Rat. My lord,  There is in this, as in many of our author's speeches of passion, something very trilling, and something very striking. Richard's debate, whether he should quarrel with himself is too long continued, but the subsequent exaggeration of his crimes is truly tragical, JOHNS.
 These lines stand with so little propriery ai the end of this speech, that I cannot but suspect them misplaced. Where then shall they be inserted? Perhaps after these words, Fool, do not falter.” JOHNS.-Either the two and twenty immediate lines are not Shakspeare's, or are so ynworthy of him, that it were to be wished they could with propriety be degraded to the margin. l.wonder that Dr. Johnson, who thought the subsequent lines misplaced, did not perceive that their connection with the preceding part of the speech, ending at-trembling flesh, was interrupted solely by this apparent interpolation, which is in the highest degree childish and unnatural. RITSON.
K.Rich. Who's there?
Rat. Ratcliff, my lord, 'tis I. The early village cock Hath twice done salutation to the morn; Your friends are up, and buckle on their armour.
K.Rich. O, Ratcliff, I have dream'd a fearful dream!-What thinkest thou ? will our friends prove all true ?
Rat. No doubt, my lord.
K.Rich. By the apostle Paul, shadows to-night
[Exe. King Rich. and Ratc.,
Lords. How have you slept, my lord ? Richm. The sweetest sleep,and fairest-boding dreams, That ever enter'd in a drowsy head, Have I since your departure had, my lords. Methought, their souls, whose bodies Richard murder cha Came to my tent, and cry'd-On ! victory! I promise you, my heart is very jocund In the remembrance of so fair a dream. How far into the morning is it, lords ?
Lords. Upon the stroke of four. Richm. Why, then 'tis time to arm, and give direction.
[He advances to the Troops. More than I have said, loving countrymen, The leisure and enforcement of the time Forbids to dwell on : Yet remember this, God, and our good cause, fight upon our side ; The prayers of holy saints, and wronged souls, Like high-rear'd bulwarks, stand before our faces ; Richard except, those, whom we fight against, Had ther have us win, than him they follow. For what is he they follow ? truly, gentlemen, A bloody tyrant, and a homicide ; One rais'd in blood, and one in blood establish'd;
One that made means to come by what he hath, 3
Your country's fat shall pay your pains the hire ;
[Clock strikes. Tell the clock there.-Give me a kalendar. Who saw the sun to-day ?
Rat. Not I, my lord.
K.Rich. Then he disdains to shine ; for, by the book, He should have brav'd the east an hour ago : A black day will it be to somebody. Ratcliff,
Rat. My lord ?
K.Rich. The sun will not be seen to-day ;  To make means was, in Shakspeare's time, often used in an unfavourable sense, and signified-to come at any thing by indirect practices. STE.
[4! Nothing has been, or is still more cominon, than to put a bright.col. cured foil under a low-prized stone. The same allusion is common to marly writers. STEEV.
The sky doth frown and lour upon our army.
K. Rich. Come, bustle, bustle ;-Caparison my horse;-
For Dickon thy master is bought and sold.
What shall I say more than I have inferr'd ?
 That is, this is the order of our battle, which promises success; and over and above this, is the protection of our patron saint. JOHNS.
 I suspect these six lines to be an interpolation ; but if Shakspear e war really guilty of them in his first draught, be probably intended to leave them out when he substituted the much more proper harangue that follows.
TYRWHITT.  A sort, that is, a company, a collection. JOHNS.