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Hot. Not so, sir Walter; we'll withdraw awhile. Go to the king; and let there be impawn’d Some surety for a safe return again, And in the morning early shall mine uncle Bring him our purposes: and so farewell. Blunt. I would, you would accept of grace and
love. Hot. And, may be, so we shall. Blunt.
'Pray heaven, you do!
York. A Room in the Archbishop's House.
Enter the Archbishop of York, and a Gentleman.
knew How much they do import, you would make haste.
Gent. My good lord,
Like enough, you do.
power was in the first proportion,)?
sealed brief,] A brief is simply a letter.
first proportion,] Whose quota was larger than that of any other man in the confederacy.
And what with Owen Glendower's absence, thence,
No, Mortimer's not there.
rated sinew too,] A rated sinew signifies a strength on which we reckoned; a help of which we made account.
SCENE I. The King's Camp near Shrewsbury.
Enter King HENRY, Prince HENRY, Prince JOHN
of Lancaster, Sir WALTEÀ BLUNT, and Sir JOHN FALSTAFF.
K. Hen. How bloodily the sun begins to peer
The southern wind
K. Hen. Then with the losers let it sympathize; For nothing can seem foul to those that win.
Trumpet. Enter WORCESTER and VERNON.
and I should meet upon such terms
you dïd give a fair and natural light;
busky hill !] Busky is woody. (Bosquet, Fr.) Milton writes the word perhaps more properly, bosky.
to his purposes ;] That is, to the sun's, to that which the sun portends by his unusual appearance.
Of broached mischief to the unborn times ?
Wor. Hear me, my liege: For mine own part, I could be well content To entertain the lag-end of my life With quiet hours; for, I do protest, I have not sought the day of this dislike. K. Hen. You have not sought for it! how comes
it then? Fal. Rebellion lay in his way, and he found it. P. Hen. Peace, chewet, peace."
Wor. It pleas'd your majesty, to turn your looks Of favour' from myself, and all our house; And yet I must remember you, my lord, We were the first and dearest of your friends. For you, my staff of office did I break In Richard's time; and posted day and night To meet you on the way, and kiss your hand, When yet you were in place and in account Nothing so strong and fortunate as I. It was myself, my brother, and his son, That brought you home, and boldly did outdare The dangers of the time: You swore to us,And you did swear that oath at Doncaster, That you did nothing purpose 'gainst the state; Nor claim no further than your new-fall’n right, The seat of Gaunt, dukedom of Lancaster: To this we swore our aid. But, in short space, It rain'd down fortune showering on your head; And such a flood of greatness fell on you, What with our help; what with the absent king; What with the injuries of a wanton time;' The seeming sufferances that you had borne; And the contrarious winds, that held the king
6 Peace, chewet, peace.] A cheæet, or chuet, is a noisy chattering bird, a pie.
the injuries of a wanton time;] i. e. the injuries done by King Richard in the wantonness of prosperity.
So long in his unlucky Irish wars,
8 As that ungentle gull, the cuckoo's bird,] The cuckoo's chicken, who, being liatched and fed by the sparrow, in whose nest the cuckoo's egg was laid, grows in time able to devour her nurse.
we stand opposed, &c.] We stand in opposition to you. articulated,] i.e. exhibited in articles.
starving for a time —] i, e. impatiently expecting a time, &c.