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Bard. Would I were with him wherefome'er he is, either in heaven or in hell.
Quick. Nay, sure he's not in hell; he's in Arthur's bosom, if ever man went to Arthur's bosom. He made a finer end, and went away an’it had been any Christom child; a' parted even just between twelve and one, even at the turning o'th' tide : for after I saw him fumble with the sheets, and play with flowers and smile upon his fingers' end, I knew there was but one way; for his nose was as sharp as a pen * How now, Sir John? quoth I: what, man, be of good cheer: fo a’ cried out, God, God, God, three or four times. Now 1, to comfort him, bid him, a' shou'd not think of God; I hop'd there was no need to trouble himlelf with any such thoughts yet: fo a' bade me lay more cloaths on his feet. I put my hand into the bed and felt them, and they were as cold as a stone: then I felt to his knees, and so upward, and upward; and all was cold as any stone.
Nym. They say he cried out of fack.
Boy. Yes, that he did ; and said they were devils incarnate.
Quick. A' could never abide carnation, 'twas a colour he never lik’d.
Boy. He said once, the deule would have him about women.
Quick He did in some fort, indeed, handle women; but then he was rheumatic, and talk'd of the whore of Babylon
Boy. Do you not remember he saw a flea stick upon * These wo ds, and a :-ble of green fields, though iniertej in all the subsequ-nt editions after the word pen, are not to be found in the old editions of 160 ind 1608. This nonsente got into all thele editions by a p.ealant mistake of the stage-editors, who printed from the commun piece meal written parts in the play-house. A table ‘was here vie tected io be brought in (it being a fcene in a tavern where they drink at parting), and ihis direciion (rept into the text from the margin, Greenfield w.s the name of the property-man in thai time, who turhind implements, 6s, for the actors. ' A table of Greenfield's. Mr.
Bardolph's nose, and said it was a black soul burning in hell?
Bard. Well, the fewel is gone that maintain'd that fire: that's all the riches I got in his service. Nym. Shall we shogg? the King will be gone
Pift. Come, let's away. My love, give me thy lips :
Boy. And that's but unwholesome food, they say.
Nym. I cannot kiss, that is the humour of it ; but adieu.
Pift. Let housewifery appear; keep close, I thee command. Quick. Farewel; adieu.
Changes to the French King's palace. Enter the French King, the Dauphin, the Duke of Bur
gundy, and the Constable. Fr. King. Thus come the English with full power upAnd more than carelessly it us concerns [on us, To answer royally in our defences. Therefore the Dukes of Berry and of Bretagne, Of Brabant and of Orleans, shall make forth, And you, Prince Dauphin, with all swift difpatch; To line and new repair our towns of war, With men of courage, and with means defendant. For England his approaches makes as fierce, As waters to the fucking of a gulph. It fits us then to be as provident
dillolute crew of robbers. Mr. Wurburton,
withdrew from public affairs, and amused himself in conforting with a
As fear may teach us out of late examples,
Dau. My most redoubted father,
itself should not to dull a kingdom,
Cnn. O peace, Prince Dauphin !
As gardners do with ordure hide those roots
Dau. Well, 'tis not lo, my Lord High Constable.
not having given us, in the first or second part of Henry iv. or in any other place but this, the remotelt hint of the circum'tance here a'luded in, the comparison must needs be a little obfcure to thole who don't know to reflect, that fume hiliorians have told us, that Henry IV, had entertained a deep jealousy of his fon's atpir
Therefore, to prevent all umbrage, the Prince
ing superior genius
The enemy more mighty than he seems;
Fr. King. Think we King Harry strong;
Enter a Melenger. Mel: Ambassadors from Harry King of England, Do crave admittance to your Majesty. Fr. King. We'll give them present audience. Go
and bring them. You see this chace is hotly follow'd, friends.
Dau. Turn head and stop pursuit; for coward dogs Most spend their mouths, when what they seem to
SCENE V. Enter Exeter.
Exe. From him; and thus he greets your Majesty. He wills you in the name of God Almighty, That you divest yourself, and lay apart The borrow'd glories, that, by gift of heaven, By law of nature and of nations, ʼlong To him and to his heirs; namely, the crown, And all the wide-ftretch'd honours that pertain, By custom and the ordinance of times, Unto the crown of France. That you may know, 'Tis no sinister nor no aukward claim, Pick'd from the worm-holes of long-vanish'd days, Nor from the dust of old oblivion rak'd, He sends you
this most memorable line, In every branch truly demonstrative,
[Gives the French King a paper Willing you over-look his pedigree; And when you find him evenly deriv'd Frrm his most fam'd of famous ancestors, Edvard the Third, he bids you then refign Your crown and kingdom, indirectly held From him the native and true challenger.
Fr. King. Or else what follows ?
Exe. Bloody constraint; for if you hide the crown
and to take mercy
Fr. King. For us, we will consider of this further: To-morrow shall
bear our full intent