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Good day to you, gentle lord archbishop ; My lord, these griefs shall be with speed redress'd;
And so to you, lord Hastings--and to all.. l'pon my life, they shall. If this may please you,
My lord of York, it better shew'd with you, Discharge your powers untotheir several counties,
When that your flock, assembled by the bell, As we will ours; and here, between the armies,
Encircled you, to hear with reverence

5 Let's drink together friendly, and embrace; Your exposition on the holy text;

That all their eyes may bear those tokens home, Than now to see you here an iron man,

Of our restored love, and amity. [dresses.
Chearing a rout of rebels with your drum,

Tork. I take your princely word for these re-
Turning the word to sword, and life to death. Lan. I give it you, and will maintain my word:
That man, that sits within a monarch's heart, 10 And thereupon I drink unto your grace.
And ripens in the sun-shine of his favour,

Hast. Go, captain, and deliver to the army
Would he abuse tlie countenance of the king, This news of peace; let them have pay, and part;
Alack, what mischiefs miglit be set abroach, I know, it will well please them: Hie thee, cap-
Iushadow of such greatness! With you, lord bishop,

tain.

Erit Captarn. It is even so!Who hath not heard it spoken, York. To you, my noble lord of Westmoreland. How deep you were within the books of God? West. I pledge your grace: And, if you knew

Tous, the speaker in his parliansent; * Tous, the imagin’d voice of heaven itself; I have bestowed, to breed this present peace, The very opener, and intelligencer,

You would drink freely: but my love to you ow

Between the grace, the sanctities of heaven, 20 Shall shew itself more openly hereafter.
And our dull workings: 0, who shall believe,

York. I do not doubt you.
But you misuse the reverence of your place; West. I am glad of it. -
Employ the countenance and grace of heaven, Health to my lord, and gentle cousin, Mowbray.
As a false favourite doth his prince's name,

Mozb. You wish me health in very happy sea-
In deeds dishonourable? You have taken up',

son;
Under the counterfeited zeal of God,

For I am, on the sudden, something ill.
The subjects of his substitute, my father;

York. Against ill chances, men are ever merry:
And, both against the peace of heaven and him, But heaviness fore-runs the good event.
Have here up-swarm'd them.

West. Therefore, be merry, coz; since sucklen
York. Good

my
lord of Lancaster,
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(morrow. I am not here against your father's peace:

Serves to say this, -Some good thing comes toBut, as I told my lord of Westmoreland,

York. Believe me, I am passing light in spirit. The time misorder d doch, in common sense,

Morb. So much the worse, if your own rule Crowd us, and crush us, to this monstrous form,

be true,

[Shout. To hold our safety up. I sent your grace

Lan. The word of peace is render'd: Hark, The parcels and particulars of our grief;

how they shout! The which hath been with scorn shov'd from the Moxb. This had been chearful, after victory., court,

York. A peace is of the nature of a conquest;
Whercon this Hy dra son of war is borii:

For then both parties nobly are subdu'd,
Whose dangerous eyes may well be charnidasleep, 10.Ind neither party loser.
With grant of our most just and right desires; Lan. Go, my lord,
And true obedience, of this madness card, And let our army be discharged too.--[ExilWeet.
Stoop tamely to the toot of majesty.

And, good my lord, so please you, let our trains ,
Moxb. If not, we ready are to try our fortunes March by us; that we may peruse the men
To the last inan.

45 We should have cop'd withal.
Hast. And though we here fall down,

York. Go, good lord llastings,
We have supplies to second our attempt; And, ere they be dismiss'd, let them march by.
If they miscarry, theirs shall second them:

Exit Hastings
And so, success of mischief shall be bum;

Lan. I trust, lords, we shall lie to-night toge. And heir from heir shall hold this quarrel up,

ther. Whiles England shall have generation,

Re-enter Westmoreland. Lun. You are too shallow, I lastings, much too Now, cousin, wherefore stands our army still? shallow,

West. The leaders, having charge from you to
To sound the bottom of the after-tiines.

stand,
West. Pleaseth your grace, to answer them di- 55 Will not go off until they hear you speak,
rectly,

Lan. They know their duties.
How far-forth yon do like their articles ?

Re-enter Hastings.
Lun. I like them all, and do allow them well: Hast. My lord, our army is dispers'd already:
And swear here by the honour of my blood, Like youthful steersungok', theytaketheir course,
My father's purposes have been mistook; 60 East, west, north, south; or, like a school broke
And some about him have too lavishly

up,

[place. Wrested his meaning, and authority:

Each hurries towards his home, and sporting ! To take up is to levy, to raise in arms. Success for succession.

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West. Good tidlings, my lord Hastings; for the Fol. I would be sorry, my lord, but it should be which

be thus: I never knew yet, but rebuke and check I do arrest thee, traitor, of high treason :

was the rewarıl of valour. Do you think me a And you, lord archbishop,and you, lord Mow swallow, an arrow, or a bullet? Have I, in my bray,

5 lpoor and old motion, the expedition of thought Of capital treason I attach

you
both.

I have speeded hither with the very extremest inchisobi Mowb. Is this proceeding just and honourable: of possibility; I have founder'd vine-score and odd fem West. Is your assembly so?

posts: and here, travel-tainted as I am, have, in ideas York. Will you thus break your faith?

my pure and immaculate valour, taken Sir John Lan. I pawni'd thee none:

10 Cólevile of the dale, a most furious knight, and I promis'd you redress of these same grievances, valorvus enemy: But what of that? he saw me, Whereof you did complain; which, hy mine ho and yielded; that I may justly say with the hookDour,

nos'd fellow of Rome',-1 canie, saw, and overI will perform with a most christian care. But for you, rebels,-look to taste the due 15 Lan. It was more his courtesy than your

de. Meet for rebellion, and such acts as yours. serving. Most shallowly did you these arins commence, Fal. I know not; here he is, and here I yield

there Fondly' brought here, and foolishly sent hence. him: and I beseech your grace, let it be book'd Strike up your drums, pursue the scatter'd stray with the rest of this day's deeds; or, by the Lord, 1482 Ileaven, and not we, hath safely fought to-day:-20 1 will have it in a particular ballad else, with mine Some guard these traitors to the block of death; own picture on the top of it, Colevile kissing my Treasou's true bed, and yielder up of breath. foot: To the which course if I be enforced, if you [Exeunt. Alurum. Excursions. do not all shew like gilt two-pences to me; and

1, in the clear sky of fame, o'ershine you as much SCENE III.

25 as the full moon doth the cinders of the element, Another part of the Forest.

which shew like pin's heads to her; believe not Enter Falstaff, and Colerile, meeting.

the word of the noble: Therefore let me have

right, and let desert mount. Fal. What's your name, sir? of what condition Lun. Thine's too heavy to mount. are you? and of what place, I pray?

30 Ful. Let it shine then. Cole. I am a knight, sir ; and my name is Lan. Thine's too thick to shine. Colevile of the dale.

Fal

. Let it do something, my good lord, that Fal. Well then, Colevile is your name; a knight may do me good, and call it what you will. is your degree; and your place, thie dale: Colevile Lan. Is thy name Colevile? shall still be your name; a traitor your degree: 35 Cole. It is, iny lord. and the dungeon your place,-a place deepenough; Lum. A famoiis rebel art thou, Colevile. so shall you still be Colevile of the dale?.

Ful. And a famous true subject took him. Cole. Are you not Sir John Falstall?

Cole. I am, my lord, but as my belters are, Fal. As good a man as he, sir, whoe'er I am. That led me hither: had they been ruld by me, Do ye yield, sir ? or shall I sweat for you? 10 40 You should have won them dearer than you have. do sweat, they are drops of thy lovers, and they Fal. I know not how they sold themselves: but weep for thy death: therefore rouse up fear and thou, like a kind fellow, gav'st thyself away; trenibling, and do observance to my mercy. and I thank thee for thee. Cole. Ithink you are Sir John Falstail; and, in

Re-enter Westmoreland. that thought, yield me.

45 Lan. Have you left pursuit ? Fal. I have a whole school of tongues in this West. Retreat is made, and execution stay'l. belly of mine, and not a tongue of them all speaks Lan. Send Colevile, with his contederates, any other word but iny name. An (had but al To York, to present execution.belly of any inditlerency, I were simply the most Blunt,lead him hence; and see you guard him sure. active fellow in Europe: My womb, my womb, 50

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my womb undoes me.--Ilere comes our general. And now dispatch we toward the court, my lords ;
Enter Prince John of Lancaster, and Westmorl.
Lan. The heat' is past, follow no farther now;

I hear, the king my father is sore sick:
Our news shall

go before us to his majesty, Call in the powers, good cousin Westmoreland. Which, cousin, you shall bear,-to comfort him;

[Erit West. 55 And we with sober speed will follow you.
Now, Falstaff, where have you been all this while? Fal. My lord, I beseech yon, give me leave
When every thing is ended, then you come: go through Glostershire; and, when you come to
These tardy tricks of your's will, on my life,
One time or other break some gallows' back.

court, stand my good lord' 'pray in your good re

lport. 'i. e. foolishly. "The sense of dale is included in deep; a dale is a deep place; a dungeon is a deep place: he that is in a dungcon may be therefore said to be in a dule. That is, the eagerness of revenge. : Cæsar. i. e, stand my good friend in your favourable report of me.

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Lan. Fare you well, Falstaff; I, in my condi

SCENE IV.
tion',

The Palace at Westminster.
Shall better speak of you than you deserve. [E.r.

Fal. I would, you had but the wit; 'twerel Enter King Henry, Warwick, Clarence, and
better than your dukedoin.--Good faith, this same 5

Gloster, &c. young sober-blooded boy doth not love me; nor a K. Henry. Now, lords, if heaven doth give man cannot make trim laugh:--but that's no mar

successful end vel, he drinks no wine. There's never any of

To this debate that bleedeth at our doors,
these demure boys come to any proof; for thin We will our youth lead on to higher fields,
drink doth so over-cool their blood, and making 10 And draw no swords but what are sanctify'd.
many tish-meals, that they fall into a kind of male Our navy is address'd', our power collected,
greein-sickness; and then, when they marry, they

Our substitutes in absence well invested,
get wenches: they are generally fools and cow And every thing lies level to our wish:
ards ;=-which sosie of us should be too, but for Only we want a little personal strength;
inflammation. A good sherris-sack liath a two. 15 And pause us, 'till these rebels, wow afoot,
fold operation in it. It ascends me into the brain; Come underneath the yoke of government.
dries me there all the foolish, and dull, and crudy

War. Both which, we doubt not but your vapours which environ it: makes it apprehensive",

Shall soon enjoy.

(majesty quick, forgetive', full of nimble, diery, and de K. Henry. Iiumphrey, my son of Gloster, sein lectable shapes; which deliver'd 'o'er to the voice, 20 Where is the prince your brother? [Windsor. httle (the tongue) which is the birth, becomes excellent Glo. I think, he's gone to hunt, my lord, at

wit. The second property of your excellent sher 6. Henry. And bow accompanied ?
ris is the warming of the blood; which, before

Glo. I do not know, my lord.
cold and settled, left the liver white and pale,

K. Henry. Is not his brother, Thomas of Clawhich is the badge of pusillanimity and cowardice:25

rence, with him but the sherris warms it, and inakes it course from

Glo. No, my good lord; he is in presence here, the inwards to the parts extreme. It illumineth

Cla. What would my lord and father? the face; which, as a beacon, gives warning to all

K. Henry. Nothing but well to thee, Thomas | the rest of this little kingdom, man, to arm: and

of Clarence.

[ther? then the vital commoners, and inland petty spi-30 How chance, thou art not with the prince thy brorits, muster me all to their captain, the heart;)

He loves thee, and thou dost neglect him, Thomas;
who, great, and puitd up with this retinue, doth Thou hast a better place in his affection,
any deed of courage; and this valour comes of

Than all thy brothers: cherish it, my boy;
sherris: So that skill in the weapon is nothing. And noble offices thou may'st effect
without sack; for that sets it a-work: and learn-35 0f mediation, after I am dead,
ing, a mere hoard of gold kept by a devil; till

Between his greatness and thy other brethren :sack commences it, and sets it in act and use.

Therefore, omit him not, blunt not his love; flereof comes it, that prince Harry is valiant: for

Nor lose the good advantage of his grace, the cold blood he did naturally inherit of his fa

Ry seeming cold or careless of his will. ther, he hath, like lean, steril, and bare land, ma- 40 For he is gracious, if lze be observ'd; nured, husbanded, and lilled, with excellent en He hath a tear for pity, and a hand deavour of drinking good, and good store of fer

Open as day for melting charity: tile sherris; that he is become very hot and valiant. Yet notwithstanding, being incens’d he's flint; If I had a thousand suns, the first human principle

As humourous as winter', and as sudden
I would teach them, should be, -to forswear thin 45 As Haws congealed' in the spring of day,
potations, and to addict themselves to sack. His temper, therefore, must be well observd:om

Chide him for fanits, and do it reverently,
Enter Bardolph.

When you perceive his blood inclin'd to mirth:
How now, Bardolph?

But, being moody, give him line and scope; Bard. The army is discharged all, and gone. 50 'Till that his passions, like a whale on ground,

Fal. Let them go. I'll through Glocestershire : Confound theinselves will working. Learn this, and there will I visit master Robert Shallow, es

Thomas, quire: I have him already temperiny between And thou shalt prove a shelter to thy friends; my finger and my thumb, and shortly wil I seal A hoop of gold to bind thy brothers in;

(Ereunt. 155) That the united vessel of their blood, 'i. e, in my good nature for condition may perhaps here, as in The Tempest, mean, in my place as cominanding officer) I shall speak better of you than you merit

. ?i. e. quick to vederstand. .i.c. inventive, imaginative.

* A very pleasant allusion to the old use of sealing with soft wax. i. e. our navy is ready, prepared. i. e, changeable as the weather of a winter's day. Alluding to the opinion of some philosophers, that the vapours being congealed in the air by cold (which is most intense towards the morning), and being afterwards rarified and let loose by the warmth of the sud, occasion those sudden and impetuous gusts of wind which are called flaws,

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(As, force perforce, the age will pour it in) This packet, please it you, contains at large.
Shall never leak, though it do work as strong Ki Henry. And wherefore should these good
As aconitum, or rash' gunpowder.

news make me sick ?
Cla. I shall observe bin with all care and love. Vill fortune never come with both hands full,
K. Henry. Why art thou not at Windsor with But write her fair words still in foulest letters?
him, Thomas?

She either gises a stomach, and no food, -
Cla. He is not th're to-day; he dines in London. Such are the poor, in health ; or else a feast,
K. Henry. And how accompanied can’st thou And takes away the stomach, -such are the rich,
tell that?

[lowers. 10 That have abundance, and enjoy it not. Cla. With Poins, and other his continual fol I should rejoice now at this happy news;

K. Henry. Most subject is the fattest soil to weeds; And now my sight fails, and my brain is giddy:And he, the noble inage of my youth,

O me! come near me, now I am much ill. Is overspread with them: Therefore my grief

(Sinks down Stretches itself beyond the hour of death; 15 Glo. Comfort your majesty ? The blood weepstroin my heart, when I do shape, Clu. O my royal father!

[look up In forms imaginary, the unguided days,

Hest. My sovereign lord, chear up yourself, And rotten times, that you shall look upon Wur. Be patient, princes; you do know these When I am sleeping with my ancestors.

jre with lvis lighness very ordinary. [tits For when his headstrong riot hath no curb, 20.stand from him, give him air,; he'll straight be well

. When rage and hot blooil are his counsellors, Cla. No, no; he cannot long hold out these pangs: When means and lavish manners ineet together, The incessant care and labour of his mind 0, with what wings shall his affections fly

Tath wrought the mire', that should confine it in, Towards fronting peril and oppos'd decay! So thin, that life looks through, and will break out. War. My gracious lord, you look beyond him 25 Glo. The people fear nie'; for they do observe quite :

l'nfather'd heirs, and loathly births of nature: The prince but studies his companions, (guage, The seasons change their manners; as the year Like a strange tongue: wherein to gain the lan tładfoundsome monthsasleep, andleap'dtheniorer. "Tis needful, that the most immodest word

Cla. The river bath thrice tlow'd,' no ebb be-
Be look'd upon, and learn’d; which once attain’d, 30

tween:
Your highness knows, comes tu no further use, And the old folk, time's doating chronicles,
But to be known, and bated. So, like gross terms, Say, it did so a little time before
The prince will, in the perfectness of tiine, That our great grandsire, Edward, sick'd and dy'd.
Cast off his followers: and their memory

War.Speak lower, princes for the king recovers

. Shall as å pattern or a measure live,

35 Glo. This apoplexy will, certain, be his end. By which his grace must mete the lives of others;

Ki Henry. I pray you take me up, and bear ine
Turning past evils to advantages. [her comb Into some other chainber: softly, pray, [hence

K. Henry. 'Tis seldom, when the hec doth leave Let there be no noise made, my gentle friends;
Juthe dead carrion.- Who's here: Westmoreland! Unless sume dulle and favourable hand
Enter Westmoreland.

40 Will whisper music to my weary spirit. West. Hlealth to my sovereign! and new happi War. Call for the music in the other room. Added to that which I am to deliver!

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K.Henry.Setmethecrown upopmypillow here?.
Prince John, your son, doth kiss yourgrace's hand: Cla. Ilis eye is hollow, and he changes much.
Mowbray, the bishop Scroop, Tastings, and all, Wur. Less noise, less noise.
Are brought to the correction of your law; 45 [They conveythe king toan inner part of the room.
There is not now a rebel's sword unsheath’d,

Enter Prince Henry.
But peace puts forth her olive every where.

P. Henry. Who aw the duke of Clarence? The manner how this action has been borne,

Cla. I am here, brother, full of heaviness. Ilere, at more leisure, may your bighness read; P. Henry. Ilow now! rain within doors, and With every course, in his particular. [bird, 30 How doth ihe king?

K. Henry. O Westmoreland, thou art a summer Glo. Exceed ng ill.
Which ever in the haunch of winter sings

P. Henry. Heard he the good news yet?
The lifting up of day. Look! here's more news. Tell it him.
Enter Harcourt.

Glo. He alter'd much upon the hearing it.
Har. From enemies heaven keep your majesty: 135 P. Henry. If he be sick
And when they stand against you, may they fall With joy, he will recover without physic.
As those that I am come to tell you ofi

Wur. Not so Aluche noise, my lords:-sweet
The earl Northumberland, and the lord Bardulph,

Puigce, speak low;
With a great power of English and of Scots, The king your father is vispos'd to sleep.
Are by the slieriit of Yorkshire overthrown: 60! Cia. Let us withdraw into the other room.
i Rash, is quick, violent, sudden.

? i. e. his passions His isaised for its, very frequently in the old plays.

* i. e. the wall. ?j. e. make me afraid. * That is, equivocal births; pro Juctions not brought forth according to the stated laws of generation, This is historically true. It happened on the 12th of October, 1411.

Dull signities inelancholy, gentle, soothing, is still the cu.tum in France to place the crown on the king's pillow whre he is dying.

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Their bones with industry;
P. Henry. No; I will sit and watch here by the For this they have engrossed and pild up

king. [Exeunt ult but Prince llenry. The canker'd heaps of strange-atchieved gold; Why doth the crown lie there upon his pillow, For this they have been thoughtul to invest Being so troublesome a bed-tellow?

5 Their sons with arts and martial exercises: O polish'al perturbulion! golden care !

When, like the bee, tollings from every flower That keep'st the ports' ot slumber open wide The yiituious sweets;

[houey, To many a watchful night !---sleep with it now! Our thighs pack'd with wax, our mouths with Yet not so sound, and half so deeply sweet, We bring it to the live; and, like the bees, As he, whose brow, with homely biggen' bound, 10 Are murcier'd for our pain. This biter taste Snores out the watch of night. O majesty! Yield his engrossments to the ending ather.When thou dost pinch thy bearer, thou dost sit

Re enter Warrick. Like a rich armour worn in heat of day,

Now, where is lie that will not stay so long, That scalds with safety. By his gates of breath Till his friend sickness hath determin’dme [room, There lies a downy feather, which stirs not : 15 Iar. My lord, I found the prince in the next Did he suspire, that light and weightless down Wasting with kindly tears his gentle cheeks; Perforce must move.

-My gracious lord! my fa With such a deep demeanour in great sorrow, ther!

That tyranny, which never quali'd but blood, This sleep is sound, indeed; this is a sleep, Would, by beholding him, have wasi’d his knife That from this golden rigol' hath divorc'ü 20 With geuile eye drops. He is coming hitler, So many English kings. Thy due, from me, K. Ülenry, But wherefore did he take away the Is tears, and heavy sorrows of the blood;

crown? Which nature, love, and tilial tenderness

Re-enter Prince Henry. Shall, O dear father, pay thee plenteously:

Lo, where he comes.--Com- hitherto me, Harry:My due, from thee, is this imperial crown; 25 Depart the chamber, leave us hete alone. Which, as immediate from rlis place and blood,

[Erount Lords, &c. Derives itself to me, Lo, here it sits,

P.Ilenry.I neverthought tohear you speak again. [Putting it on his head. *. Henry. Thy wish was täther, Ilarry, to that Which heaven shall guard : and put the world's I stay too long by thee, I weary thee. [Thought: whole strength

30 Dost thou so hunger for my empty chall, luto one giant arın, it shall not force

That thou wilt needs invest thee with mine honours This lineas honour from me: this from thee Before thy bour be ripe? O foolish youth! Will to mine leave, as 'tis lett to me.

[Erit. Thou seck'stthegreatnessthatwilloverwhelmthee. K. Henry. Warwick! Gloster! Clarence! Stay but a little; for my cloud of dignity

Re-inter Hurwick and the rest. 35 Is held from talling with so weak a wind Cla. Doth the king call? [your grace? That it will suickly drop: my day is diin. Hur. What would your majesty? How fare: Thou hast stuľu that, which, after some tew hours, K. Henry. Why did you leave ine here alone, Were chine without ottence; and, at my death, iny lords

[liege, Thou hast seul'd up my expectation": Cia. We left the prince my brother here, my 10 Thy dite did inanitesi ilou Lvust me not, Who undertook to sit and watch by voti.

And thou wilt baveine die is wred of it. K. Henry. The prince of Wales! Where is he: Thou hid st a thousand dangers i thy thoughts; let me see bun:

Which thou hast whicited on the stony beat, lle is not here.

To stab at huit an hour of iny lije. Hur. This door is open; he is gone this tray. 45 nat! can’st thou not toibear me half an hour! G!o, lle came not through the chamber where

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[my pilloiv? | And bid the meiri belliring tolline ear, X. llen. Where is the crown who took it from That thou art crowned, not that I am dead. War. When we witlidrew, my lege, we leiti

Let all the tears that should laden my hearse, here.

{spick him out. 50) 3e crops of balm, to sanctiy tiy head: K. Henry. The prince liath ta’en it pence:--go,

Only compound me will tou gocen dist; Is he so hasty, that he doth suppose

Give that, which gave the fie', un to the worms. My sleep my death?

Thither. Pluck down iny oitiers, bre:t my decrees; Find hin, my lorid of Warwick; chide him For now a time is come to mrock ai form, This part of his conjoins with my decease, [ure' 55 Harry the Fitih is crownicdi--[ip, vanity! And helps to end in?-See, sons, what things you

Down, roval siate! all you saze counsellers, hence! llow quickly nature falls into revolt,

and to the English couri assemble now, When gold becomes her object!

From every region, apes of idleness! For this the fooliste over-caretul fathers

Now, neighbourcontin.:s, purge you or yoursuin: Have broke their sleeps with thought, their brains 60 llaves you a ruthian, that wilisu car, drink, clar.co, with care,

(Revel the night; rob, murder, and cominit 'i. e. the gates of slumber. ? A kind of cap, at present worn only by children; but so called from the cap worn by the Beguines, an order of nuns. Rigol incans a circle,

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