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And for me,

Thanks you for this great care: I stood i' the level The sixth part of his substance, to be levied
Of a full charg'd confederacy, and give thanks Without delay: and the pretence for this
To you that chok'd it.-Let be call'd before us Is nam'd, your wars in France : This makes
That gentleman of Buckingham's: in person

bold mouths :
I'll hear him his confessious justify;

Tongues spit their duties out, and cold hearts And point by point the treasons of his master

freeze He shall again relate.

Allegiance in them; their curses now The King takes his state. The Lords of the Live where their prayers did ; and it's come to Council take their several places. The Cardi pass, nal places himself under the King's feel, on That tractable obedience is a slave his right side

To each incensed will. I would, your highness
A noise within, crying, Room for the Queen. Would give it quick consideration, for

Enter the Queen, ushered by the Dukes of There is no primer business.
Norfolk and Suffolk: she kneels. The King K. Hen.

By my life, riseth from his state, takes her up, kisses, and This

is against our pleasure.
plareth her by him.

Wol.
Q. Kath. Nay, we must longer kneel : I am a I have no farther gone in this, than by
suitor.

A single voice; and that not pass'd me, but
K. Hen. Arise, and take place by us :-Hall By learned approbation of the judges. If I am
your suit

Traduc'd by ignorant tongues, which neither
Never name to us; you have half our power :

know
The other moiety, ere you ask, is given; My faculties, nor person, yet will be
Repeat your will, and take it

The chronicles of my doing, - let me say,
Q Kath.

Thank your majesty. "Tis but the fate of place, and the rough brake
That yon would love yourself; and, in that love, Thar virtue must go through. We must not stint
Not tinconsider'd leave your honour, nor Our necessary actions, in the fear
The dignity of your office, is the point

To cope malicious censurers; which ever, of my petition.

As ravenous fishes, do a vessel follow
K. Hen.

Lady mine, proceed. That is new trimm'd; but benefit no further
Q. Kath. I am solicited, not by a few, Than vainly longing. What we oft do best,
And those of true condition, that your subjects By sick interpreters, once weak ones, is
Are in great grievance : there have been com. Not ours, or not allow'd; what worst, as oft,
missions

Hitting a grosser quality, is cried up
Sent down among them, which have flaw'd the For our best act. If we shall stand still,
heart

In fear, our motion will be mock'd or carp'd at,
Of all their loyalties :-wherein, although, We should take root here where we sit, or sit
My good lord cardinal, they vent reproaches State statues only,
Most bitterly on you, as putter on

K. Hen.

Things done well,
Of these exactions, yet the king our master And with a care, exempt themselves from fear:
(Whose honrur heaven shield from soil !) even Things done without example, in their issue
he escapes not

Are to be fear'd. Have you a precedent
Language untaannerly, yea, such which breaks of this commission ? I believe, not any.
"The sides of loyalty, and almost appears We must not rend our subjects from our laws,
In loud rebellion.

And stick them in our will Sixth part of each ?
Nor.
Not almost appears,

A trembling contribution! Why, we take,
It doth appear ; for upon these taxations, From every tree, lop, bark, and part of the
The clothiers all, not able to maintain

timber;
The many to them 'longing, have put off And, though we leave it with a root, thus hack'd,
The spinsters, carders, fullers, weavers, who, The air will drink the sap. To every county,
Unnt for other life, compellid by hunger Where this is question'd, send our leiters, with
And lack of other means, in desperate manner Free pardon to each man that has denied
Daring the event to the teeth, are all in uproar, The force of this commission; Pray look to't ;
And Danger serves among them.

I put it to your care.
K. Hen.
Taxation ! Wol.

A word with you.
Wherein ? and what taxation ?-My lord car

[TO the Secretary. dinal,

Let there be letters writ to every shire,
Yon that are blam'd for it alike with us, of the king's grace and pardon. The griev'd
Know you of this taxation ?

commons
Wol.

Please you, sir, Hardly conceive of me ; let it be nois'd,
I know but of a single part, in aught

That, through our intercession, this revokement
Pertains to the state ; and front but in that file And pardon comes : I shall anon advise you
Where others tell steps with me.

Further in the proceeding. |Exit Secretary
Q. Kath.

No, my lord,
You know no more than others: but you frame

Enter Surveyor.
Things, that are known alike ; which are not Q. Kath. I am sorry, that the duke of Buck
wholesonie

ingham
To those which would not know them, and yet Is run in your displeasure.
intist

K. Hen.

It grieves many :
Perforce be their acquaintance. These exactions, The gentleman is learn'd, and a most raro
Whereof my sovereign would have note, they are speaker,
Most pestilent to the hearing; and, to bear them, to nature none more bound; his training such,
The back is sacrifice to the load. "They say, That he may furnish and instruct grave teachers,
They are devis'd by you; or else you suffer And never seek for aid out of himself.
Too hard an exclamation.

Yet see
K. Hen.

Still exaction ! When these so noble benefits shall prove
The nature of it? In what kind, let's know, Not well dispos'd, the mind growing once cor
Is this exaction?

ript,
Q. Kath.

I am much too ventnronis They turn to vicious forms, ten times more ngly
In tempting of your patience ; but am boldend Than ever they were fair. This man so complete,
Under your promis'd pardon. The subject's grief Who was enroll'd 'mongst wonders, and when
Comes through commissions, which compel from we,
each

Almost with ravish'd list’ning, could not find

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His hour of speech a minute; he, my lady, There's mischief in this man :Canst thou say Hath into monstrous habits put the graces

further ? That once were his, and is become as black

Surv. I can, my liege, As if besmear'd in hell. Sit by us, you shall hear K. Hen.

Proceed. (This was his gentleman in trust) of him

Suro.

Being at Greenwich, Things to strike honour' sad. -Bid him recount After your highness had reprov'd the duke The fore-recited practices; whereof

About Sir William Blomer, We cannot feel too little, hear too much.

K. Hen.

I remember, Wol. Stand forth; and with bold spirit relate of such a time :-Being my servant sworn, what you,

The duke retain's him his-But on; What Most like a careful subject, have collected

hence? Out of the Duke of Buckingham.

Surv. If quoth he,I

for this had been committed, K. Hen.

Speak freely. A8, to the Tower, 1 thoughi,- I would have Surv. First, it was usual with him, every day play'd It would infect his speech, That is the king The part my father meant to act upon Should without issue die, he'd carry it so The usurper Richard: who,being ai Salisbury, To make the sceptre his : These very words Made suit to come in his presence ; whick i I have heard him utter to his son-in-law,

granted,
Lord Aberga'ny; to whom by oath he menac'd As he made semblance of his duty, would
Revenge upon the cardinal.

Have put his knife into him.
Wol.
Please your highness, note K. Hen.

A giant traitor
This dangerous conception in this point.

Wol. Now, madam, may his highness live in Not friended by his wish, to your high person

freedom, His will is most malignant, and it stretches And this man out of prison ? Beyond you, to your friends.

Q. Kath.

God mend all ! Q. Kaik.

My learn'd lord cardinal, K. Hen. There's something more would out of Deliver all with charity:

thee; What say'st ? K. Hen.

Speak on :

Sury. After-the duke his father, -with the How grounded he his title to the crown,

knife,

(dagger, Upon our fail ? to this point hast thou heard him He stretch'd him, and, with one hand on his At any time speak aught?

Another spread on his breast, mounting his eyes, Surt.

He was brought to this He did discharge a horrible oath ; whose tenour By a vain prophecy of Nicholas Hopkins. Was-Were he evil us'd, he would outgo K. Hen. What was that Hopkins ?

His father, by as much as a performance Surv.

Sir, a Chartreux friar, Does an irresolute purpose. His confessor ; who fed him every minute

K. Hen.

There's his period, With words of sovereignty.

To sheath his knife in us. He is attach'd;
K. Hen.

How know'st thou this ? Call him to present trial : it he may
Suro. Not long before your highness sped to Find merey in the law, 'lis his; if'none,
France,

Let him not seek’t of 11s: By day ard night,
The duke being at the Rose, within the parish He's traitor to the height.

(Eseunt Saint Lawrence Poultney, did of me demand

SCENE III. A Room in the Palace What was the speech amongst the Londoners Concerning the French journey : I replied, Enter the Lord Chamberlain, and Lord Sands Men fear', the French would prove perfidious, Cham. Is it possible, the spells of France should To the king's danger. Presently the duke

juggle Said, 'Twas the fear indeed ; and that he doubted, Men into such strange mysteries? "Twould prove the verity of certain words Sands.

New castoms, Spoke by a holy monk : Thul oft, says he, Though they be never so ridieulous, Hath sent to me, wishing me to permit

Nay, let them be unmanly, yet are follow'd. John de la Court, my chaplain, a choice hour Cham. As far as I see, all the good our English To hear from him a matter of some moment : Have got by the late voyage, is but merely Whom after under the confession's seal

A fit or two o' the face; but they are shrewd ones; He solemnly had sworn, that what he spoke, For when they hold them, you would swear My chaplain, to no creature living, but

directly, To me, should utter, with demure confidence Their very noses had been counsellors This pausingly ensued, -Neither the king, nor To Pepin, or Clotharius, they keep state so. his hcirs

Sands. They have all new legs, and lame ones; (Tell you the duke,) shall prosper : bid him one would take it, strive

That never saw them pace before, the spavin,
To gain the love of the commonalty ; the duke A springhalt reign’d among them.
Shall govern England.

Cham.

Death ! my lord,
Q. Kath.

If I know you well, Their clothes are after such a pagan ut too,
You were the duke's surveyor, and lost your office That, sure, they have worn oui christendom.
On the complaint o'the tenants: Take good heed, How now?
You charge not in your spleen a noble person, What news, Sir Thomas Lovell ?
And spoil your nobler soul! I say, take heed ;
Yes, heartily beseech you.

Enter Sir Thomas Lovell.
K. 'Hen.
Let him on : Lov.

Faith, my lord,
Go forward.

I hear of none, but the new proclamation
Sury. On my soul, I'll speak but truth. That's clapp'd upon the court gate.
I told my lord the duke, By the devil's illusions Cham.

What is't for? The monk might be deceiv'd ; and that 'twas Lov. The reformation of our travellkt gallants, dang'rous for him

That fill the court with quarrels, talk, and tailors
To ruminate on this so far, until

Cham. I am glad, 'tis there : now I would pray
It forg'd him some design, which, being believ'd, our monsieurs
It was much like to do: He answer'd,

Tush! To think an English courtier may be wise,
I can do me no damage: adding further And never see the Louvre.
That, had the king in his last sickness fail'd, Lov.

They must either
The carrlinal's and Sir Thomas Lovell's heads
Should have gone off.

(For so run the conditions) leave these remnanta K. Hen.

OS fool, and feather, that they got in France,
Ha! what, so rank ? Ah, ha! With all their honourable points of ignorance,

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Pertaining thereunto, (as fights, and fireworks ; Cham. You are young, Sir Harry Guildford. Abusing better men than they can be,

Sands. Sir Thomas Lovell, had the cardinal Out of a foreign wisdom.) renouncing clean But half my lay-thoughts in him, soine of these The faith they have in tennis, and tall stockings, Should find a running banquet ere they rested, Short blister'd breeches, and those types of think, would better please them : By my life, travel,

They are a sweet society of fair ones. And understand again like honest men ;

Lov. O, that your lordship were but now conOr pack to their old play fellows: there, I take it, fesssor They may, cum privilegio, wear away

To one or two of these! The lag end of their lewdness, and be laugh'd at. Sands.

I would, I were ; Sands. 'Tis time to give them physick, their They should find easy penance. diseases

Lov.

'Faith, how easy 7 Are grown so catching.

Sands. As easy as a down bed would afford it. Cham.

What a loss our ladies Cham. Sweet' ladies, will it please you sit ? Will have of these trim vanities!

Sir Harry, Lov.

Ay, marry, Place you that side, I'll take the charge of this: There will be wo indeed, lords; the sly whore. His grace is entring: -Nay, you must not freeze;

Two wome

plac'd together kes cold weaHave got a speeding trick to lay down ladies;

ther:A French song, and a fiddle, has no fellow. My Lord Sands, you are one will keep them Sands. The devil fiddle them! I am glad,

waking; they're going

Pray, sit between these ladies. (For, sure, there's no converting of ihem :) now Sands.

By my faith, an honest country lord, as I am, beaten And thank your lordship.-By your leave, sweet A long time out of play, may bring his plain song, ladies : And have an hour of hearing; and, by'r lady,

[Seats himself between Anne Bullen and Held current musick too.

another Lady. Chan.

Well said, Lord Sands: If I chance to talk a little wild, forgive me; Your colt's tooth is not cast yet.

I had it from my father.
Sands.
No, my lord; Anne.

Was he mad, sir ? Nor shall not, while I have a stump.

Sands. 0, very mad, exceeding mad, in love Cham.

Sir Thomas, too: Whither were you a going?

But he would bite none; just as I do now, Lov.

To the cardinal's; He would kiss you twenty with a breath. Your lordship is a guest too.

[Kisses her. Cham. 0, 'tis true : Chum.

Well said, my lord. This night he makes a supper, and a great one, So, now you are fairly seated :-Gentleinen, To many lords and ladies; there will be The penance lies on you, if these fair ladies The beauty of this kingdom, I'll assure you. Pass away frowning. Lov. That churchman bears a bounteous mind Sands.

For my little cure,
indeed,

Let me alone.
A hand as fruitful as the land that feeds us;
His dews fall every where.

Hautboys. Enter Cardinal Wolsey, attended;
Cham
No doubt, he's noble:

and takes his state. He had a black mouth, that said other of him. Sands. He may, my lord, he has wherewithal;

Wol. You are welcome, my fair guests; that in him,

noble larly, Sparing would show a worse sin than ill doctrine: Or gentleman, that is not freely merry, Men of his way should be most liberal,

Is not my friend : This, to confirm my welcome; They are set here for examples.

And to you all good health.

Drinks Слат. True, they are so :/ Sands.

Your grace is noble ;But few now give so great ones.

My barge stays : Let me have such a bowl may hold my thanks, Your lordship shall along :-Come, good Sir And save me so much talking. Thomas,

Wol.

My Lord Sands, We shall be late else: which I would not be,

I am beholden to you: cheer your neighbours. For I was spoke to, with Sir Henry Guildford,

Ladies, you are not merry ;-Gentlemen, This night to be comptrollers.

Whose fault is this? Sands.

The red wine first must rise I am your lordship’s., Sands. [Exeunt. In their fair cheeks, my lord; then we shall have

them SCENE IV.

Talk us to silence. The Presence Chamber in York Place. Anne. You are a merry gamester, my ord Hautboys. A small table under a state for the Sands. Cardinal, a longer table for the guests. Enter

Sands. Yes, if I make my play. at one door Anne Bullen, and divers Lords, Here's to your ladyship: and pledge it, madam, Ladies, and Gentlewomen, as guests ; at For 'tis to such a thing,

Anne. another door, enter Sir Henry Guildford.

You cannot show me.

Sande. I told your grace, they would talk anon. Guild. Ladies, a general welcome from his

(Drum and trumpets within : Chambers grace

discharged Salutes ye all: This night he dedicates

Wol.

What's that? To fair content, and you: none here, he hopes, Cham. Look out there, some of you. In all this noble bevy, has brought with her

(Erit a Servant. One care abroad: he would have all as merry

Wol.

What warlike voice ? As first-good company, good wine, good wel. And to what end is this ?-Nay, ladies, fear not;

come, Can make good people.--0, my lord, you are By all tho laws of war you are privileg'd. tardy :

Re-enter Servant.
Enter Lord Chamherlain, Lord Sands, and Sir

Cham. How now ? what is 't ?
Thomas Lovell.

Serv.

A noble troop of strangers, The very thought of this fair company For so they seem : they have left their barge, Clapp'd wings to me.

and landed:

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Your grace,

1'll save you

And hither make, as great ambassadors

Wol. Sir Thomas Lovell, is the banc uet ready From foreign princes.

l' the privy chamber?
Good lord chamberlain, Lov.

Yes, my lord.
Go, give them welcome, you can speak the Wol.
French tongue;

I fear, with dancing is a little heated.
And, pray, receive them nobly, and conduct K. Hen. I fear, too much.
them

Wol.

There's fresher air, my lord, Into our presence, where this heaven of beauty in the next chamber. Shall shine at full upon them :-Some attend K. Hen. Lead in your ladies, every one. him.

Sweet partner, [Exit Chamberlain, attended. All arise, I must not yet forsake you :-Let's be merry and tables removed.

Good my lord cardinal, I have half a dozen

healths You have now a broken banquet ; but we'll mend it.

To drink to these fair ladies, and a measure A good digestion to you all: and, once more, To lead them once again; and then let's dream shower a welcome on you :-Welcome all. Who's best in favour. -Let the musick knockit.

[Eteunt, with trumpets. Hautboys. Enter the King, and twelve others,

as Maskers, habited like Shepherds, with sixteen Torchbearers: ushered by the Lord Chamberlain. They pass directly before the Cardi

ACT II. nal, and gracefully salute him.

SCENE I. A Street.
A noble company! what are their pleasures ?
Cham. Because they speak no English, thus Enter tuo Gentlemen, meeting.
they pray'd

I Gent. Whither away so fast?
To tell your grace ;-That, having heard by fame 2 Gent.

0,-God save you! Of this so noble and so fair assembly

Even to the hall, to hear what shall become This night to meet here, they could do no less, of the great duke of Buckingham. Out of the great respect they bear to beauty, 1 Gent. But leave their focis; and under your fair con- That labour, sir. All's now done, but the cere duct,

mony Crave leave to view these ladies, and entreat Of bringing back the prisoner. An hour of revels with them.

2 Gent.

Were you there? Wol.

Say, lord chamberlain, 1 Gent. Yes, indeed, was I. They have done my poor house grace; for which 2 Gent. Pray, speak, what has happen'd? I pay them

1 Gent. You may guess quickly what. A thousand thanks, and pray them take their 2 Gent.

Is he found guilty? pleasures.

i Gent. Yes, truly is he, and condemo'd upon it [Ladies chosen for the dance. The King 2 Gent. I am sorry for't. chooses Anne Bollen.

1 Gent.

So are a number more. K. Hen. The sairest band I ever touch'd! 0, 2 Gent. But, pray, how pass'd it? beanty,

i Gent. I'll tell you in a little. The great duke Till now I never knew thee. [Musick. Dance. Came to the bar; where, to his accusations, Wol. My lord,

He pleaded still not guiliy, and alleg'd
Cham.
Your grace ?

Many sharp reasons to defeat the law.
Wol. Pray, tell them thus much from me: The king's attorney, on the contrary,
There should be one amongst them, by his Urg'd on the examinations, proofs, confessions
person,

Of divers witnesses ; which the duke desir'd More worthy this place than myself; to whom To have bronght, viva voce, to his face: If I but knew him, with my love and duty At which appear'd against him, his surveyor; I would surrender it.

Sir Gilbert Peck his chancellor ; and John Court,
Cham.
I will, my lord.

Confessor to him; with that devil-monk,
[Chamberlain goes to the company, and Hopkins, that made this mischief.
returns.
2 Gent.

That was he, Wol. What say they ?

That fed him with his prophecies?
Cham.
Such a one, they all confess i Gent.

The same There is, indeed; which they would have your all these accus'd him strongly; which he fain grace

Would have flung from him, but, indeed he could Find out, and he will take it.

not: Wol.

Let me see then.-And so his peers, upon this evidence,

(Comes from his state. Have found him guilty of high treason. Mach By all your good leaves, gentlemen ;-Here l'ul He spoke, and learnedly, for life : but all make

Was either pitied in him or forgotten. My royal choice.

2 Gent. After all this, how did he bear himself 1 K. Hen. You have found him, cardinal : i Gent. When he was brought again to the

| Unmasking. bar,-to hear You hold a fair assembly ; you do well, lord: His knell rung out, his judgment,- he was stirr'd You are a churchman, or, I'll tell you, cardinal, With such an agony, he sweat extremely, I should judge now unhappily.'

And something spoke in choler, ill, and hasty: Wol.

I am glad, But he fell to hiniself again, and, sweetly, Your grace is grown so pleasant.

In all the rest show'd a most noble patience. K. Hen.

My lord chamberlain 2 Gent. I do not think, he fears death, Pr'ythec, come hither : Whai fair lady's that? 1 Gent

Sure, he does not, Cham. An't please your grace, Sir Thomas He never was so womanish; the cause Bullen's danghter,

He may a little grieve at. The Viscount Rochford, one of her highness' 2 Gent.

Certainly,

The cardinal is the end of this. K. Hen. By heaven, she is a dainty one. 1 Gent.

'Tis likely, Sweetheart,

By all conjectures: First, Kildare's attainder, I were unmannerly, to take you out, And not 10 kiss you.--A health, gentlemen,

Then deputy of Ireland ; who remov'd,

Earl Surrey was sent thither, and in haste too, Let it go round

Lest he should help his father.

women.

me.

me,

2 Gent.

That trick of state And duke of Buckingham ; now, poor Edward Was a deep envious one.

Bohun : 1 Gent.

At his return,

Yet I am richer than my base accusers, No doubt, he will requite it. This is neted, That never knew what truth ineant: I now seal And generally : whvever the king favours, The cardinal instantly will find employinent, And with that blood will make them one day And far enough from court too.

groan for't. 2 Gent.

All the commons My noble father, Henry of Buckingham, Hate him perniciously, and, o' my conscience, Who first rais'd 'head against usurping Richard, Wish him ten fathom deep: this duke as much Flying for succour to his servant Banister, They love and dote on; call him bounteous Being distress'd, was by that wretch betray'd, Buckingham,

And without trial fell; God's peace be with The mirror of all courtesy ;1 Gent.

Stay there, sir, Henry the Seventh, succeeding, truly pitying And see the noble ruin'd man you speak of. My father's loss, like a most royal prince, Enter Buckingham from his arraignment; Made my name ouce more noble. Now his son,

Restor'd me to my honours, and, out of ruins, Tipstaves before him, the axe with the edge Henry the Eighth, lite, honour, name, and all towards him ; halberds on each side :, with That made me happy, at one stroke bas taken him, Sir Thomas Lovell, Sir Nicholas Vaux, For ever from the world. I had my trial, Sir William Sands, and common People.

And, must needs say, a noble one; which makes 2 Geni. Let's stand close, and behold him.

me Buck.

All good people, A little happier than my wretched father : You that thus far have come to pity me,

Yet thus far we are one in fortunes -Both Hear what I say, and then go home and lose Fell by our servants, by those men we lov'd most;

A most natural and faithless service! I have this day receiv'd a traitor's judgment, Heaven has an end in all: Yet, you that hear And by that name must die; Yet, heaven bear witness,

This from a dying man receive as certain : And, if I have a conscience, let it sink me, Where you are liberal of your loves, and counEven as the axe falls, it I be not faithful! The law I bear no malice for iny death, Be sure, you be not loose; for those you make k has done, upon the premises, but justice :

friends, But those,' that sought it, I'could wish more And give your hearts to, when they once perceive christians :

The least rub in your fortunes, fall away Be what they will, I heartily forgive them : Like water from ye, never found again Yet let then look they glory nat in mischief, But where they mean to sink ye. All good peoNor build their evils on the graves of great men; ple, For then my guiltless blood must cry against Pray for me! I must now forsake ye; the last them.

Jour For further life in this world I ne'er hope, Of my long weary life is come upon me. Nor will I sne, although the king have mercies Farewell : More than I dare make faults. You few that And when you wonld say something that is sad,

Speak how I fell. I have done; and God forgive Aad dare be bold to weep for Buckingham,

me ! | Ereunt Buckingham and Train. His noble friends, and fellows, whom to leave 1 Genl. O, this is full of pity!-Sir, it calls, is only bitter to him, only dying,

I fear, too many curses on their heads,
Go with me, like good angels, to my end ; That were the authors.
And, as the long divorce of steel falls on me, 2 Gent.

If the duke be guiltless,
Make of your prayers one sweet sacrifice, 'Tis full of wo: yet I can give you inkling
And lift my soul io heaven. -Lead on, o' God's of an ensuing evil, if it fall,
nanie

Greater than this. ! Lov. I do beseech your grace, for charity, I Gent.

Good angels keep it from us! If ever any malice in your heart

Where may it be? You do not doubt my faith, sir. Were hid agaiust me, now to forgive me frankly. 2 Gent. This secret is so weighty, 'twill reyuire Buck. Sir Thomas Lovell, I as tree forgive you, A strong faith to conceal it. As I would be forgiven: I forgive all;

I Gent.

Let me have it. There cannot be those numberless ottences I do not talk much. 'Gainst me, I can't take peace with : no black 2 Gent.

I am confident: envy

You shall, sir : Did you not of late days hear Shall make my grave.-Commend me to his A buzzing, of a separation grace ;

Between the king and Katharine ? And, if he speak of Buckingham, pray, tell him.1 Gent.

Yes, but it held not. You met himn half in heaven: my vows and For when the king once heard it, out of anger priyers

He sent command to the lord mayor, straight Yet are the king's; and, till my soul forsake me, To stop the rumour, and allay those congues Shall cry for blessings on him: May he live That durst disperse it. Longer ihan I have time to tell his years! 2 Gent.

But that slander, sir, Ever belov'd, and loving, may his rule be! Is found a truth now; for it grows again And, when old time shall lead him to his end, Fresher than e'er it was; and held for certain, Goodness and he fill up one monument ! The king will venture at it. Either the cardinai. Lov. To the water side I must conduct your or some about him near, have, ont of malice grace;

To the good queen, possess'd him with a scruple Then give my charge up to Sir Nicholas Vaux, That will undo her: To confirm this too, Who undertakes you to your end.

Cardinal Campeius is arriv'd, and lately'; VILE.

Prepare there, As all think, for this business. The duke is coming: see, the barge be ready; 1 Gent.

'Tis the cardinal; And fit i: with such furniture, as suits

And merely to revenge him on the emperor, The greatness of his person.

For not bestowing on him, at his asking, Buck.

Nay, Sir Nicholas, The archbishoprick of Toledo, this is purpos'd. Let it alone; my state now will but mock me. 2 Genl. I think you have hit the mark". But When I came hither, I was lord high constable, is't not cruel,

lov'd me,

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