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lowofit: and he, that I gave it to in change, promised Here was a royal fellowship of death!
(Herald presents another paper. been as good as my word.
Edward the duke of York, the earl of Suffolk, Flu. Your majesty hear now, (saving your majesty's Sir Richard Ketly, Davy Gam, esquire: manhood,) what an arrant, rascally, beggarly, lowsy None else of name; and, of all other men, knave it is: I hope, your majesty is pear me testimony, But five and twenty. O God, thy arm was here, and witness, and avouchments, that this is the glove of And not to us, but to thy arm alone, Alençon, that your majesty is give me, in your con- Ascribe we all. – When, without stratagem, science now.
But in plain shock, and even play of battle, K. Hen. Give me thy glove, soldier ; look, here is Was ever kuown so great and litile loss, the fellow of it. 'Twas I, indeed, thou promised'st to On one part and on th’other? – Take it, God, strike; and thou hast given me most bitter terms. For it is only thine!
Flu. An please your majesty, let his neck answer for Exe. 'Tis wonderful! it, if there is any martial law in the 'orld.
K. Hen. Come, go we in procession to the village: K. llen. How canst thou make me satisfaction ? And be it death proclaimed through our host, Will. All offences, my liege, come from the heart: To boast of this, or take that praise from God, never came any from mine, that might offend your Which is his only. majesty.
Flu. Is it not lawful, an please your majesty, to tell K. Hen. It was ourself thou didst abuse.
how many is killid?
We'll then to Calais; and to England then;
А сту. Flu. By this day and this light, the fellow has mettle
Enter CHORUS, enough in his pelly. – Bold, there is twelve pence for Chor. Vouchsafe to those, that have not read the you, and I pray you to serve Got, and keep you out of story, prawls, and prabbles, and quarrels, and dissensions, That I may prompt them: and of such as have, and, I warrant you, it is the petter for you.
I humbly pray them to admit the excuse Will. I will none of your money.
Of time, of numbers, and due course of things,
Athwart the sea : behoid, the English beach
(Delivers a puper.
K.Hen.This note doth tell me of ten thousand French, Where that his lords desire him, to have borne
Being free from vainness and self-glorious pride;
With the plebeians swarming at their heels,
Were now the general of our gracious emprese
lo Great-master of France, the brave sir Guischard Dau-Bringing rebellion broached on his sword, phin; How many would the peaceful city quit,
is John duke of Alençon; Antony duke of Brabant, To welcome him? much more, and much more cause, The brother to the duke of Burgundy;
Did they this Harry. Now in London place him; And Edward duke of Bar: of lasty earls,
(As yet the lamentation of the French Grandpré, and Ronssi, Fauconberg, and Foix, Invites the king of England's stay at home: Beaumont, and Marle, Vaudemont, and Lestrale. The emperor's coming in behalf of France,
will i : and
Scru: taiolos , Beck
orlo it is
Pus FI que
To order peace between them ;) and omit
Flu. Yes, verily, and in truth, you shall take it; or All the occurrences, whatever chanc'd,
I have another leek in my pocket, which you shall eat. Till Harry's back-return again to France;
Pist. I take thy groat, in earnest of revenge. There must we bring him; and myself have play'd Flu. If I owe you any thing, I will pay you in cndThe interim, by remembering you — 'tis past. gels; you shall be a woodmonger, and buy nothing Then brook abridgment; and your eyes advance of me but cudgels. God be wi' you, and keep you, and After your thoughts, straight back again to France. heal your pate.
[Exit. [Exit. Pist. All hell shall stir for this.
Gow. Go, go; you are a counterfeit cowardly knave. SCENE I. – France. An English'court of guard. Will you mock at an ancient tradition, — begun upon Enter FLUELLEn and Gower.
an honourable respect, and worn as a memorable troGow. Nay, that's right; but why wear you your leek phy of predeceased valour, -and dare not avouch in to-day? Saint Davy's day is past.
your deeds any of your words?I have seen you gleeking Flu. There is occasions and causes why and where- and galling at this gentleman twice or thrice. You fore in all things: I will tell you as my friend, cap- thought, because he could not speak English in the tain Gower; the rascally, scald, beggarly, lowsy, native garb, he could not therefore handle an English pragging knave, Pistol, which you and yourself, cudgel: you find it otherwise; and, henceforth, let and all the’orld, know to be no petter than a fellow, a Welsh correction teach you a good English conlook you now, of po merits, — he is come to me, and dition. Fare ye well!
[Exit. prings me pread and salt yesterday, look you, and bid Pist. Doth fortune play the huswife with me now? me eat my leek: it was in a place where I could not News have I, that my Nell is dead i'the spital breed no contentions with him; but I will be so pold of malady of France; as to wear it in my cap, till I see him once again, and and there my rendezvous is quite cut off. then I will tell him a little piece of my desires. Old I do wax; and from my weary limbs Enter PISTOL.
Honour is cudgell’d. Well, bawd will I turn, Gow. Why, here he comes, swelling like a turkey- And something lean to cutpurse of quick hand. cock.
To England will I steal, and there I'll steal: Flu. 'Tis no matter for his swellings, nor his turkey- And patches will I get unto these scars, cocks.— Got pless you, ancient Pistol! you scurvy, And swear, I got them in the Gallia wars. [Exit. lowsy knave, Got pless you ! Pist. Ha! art thou Bedlam? Dost thou thirst, base SCENE II. - Troyes in Champagne, An apartment Trojan,
in the French King's palace. To have me fold up Parca's fatal web?
Enter, at one door, King HENRY, BEDFORD, GLOSTER, Hence! I am qualmish at the smell of leek.
Exeter, Warwick, WEST MORELAND, and other Lords;
Health and fair time of day:- joy and good wishes
you be so goot, scald knave, as eat it? By whom this great assembly is contriv'd,)
We do salute you, duke of Burgundy; Flu. You say very true, scald knave, when Got’s And, princes French, and peers, health to you all! will is: I well desire you to live in the mean time, Fr. King, Right joyous are we to behold your face, and eat your victuals; come, there is sauce for it. Most worthy brother England ; fairly met: (Striking him again! You called me yesterday, moun. So are you, princes English, ever one. taiu-squire; but I will make you to-day a squire of Q. Isa. So happy be the issue, brother England, low degree. I pray you, fall to; if you can mock a of this good day, and of this gracious meeting, leek, you can eat a leek.
As we are now glad to behold your eyes;
Have lost their quality; and that this day
Shall change all griefs, and quarrels, into love. Flu. Yes, certainly; and out of doubt, and out of K. Hen. To cry amen to that, thus we appear. question too, and ambiguities.
Q. Isa. You English princes all, I do salute you. Pist. By this leek, I will most horribly revenge ; I Bur. My duty to you both, on equal love, eat, and .eke I swear —
Great kings of France and England! That I have Flu. Eat, I pray you: will you have some more sauce labour'd to your leek? there is not enough leek to swear by. With all my wits, my pains, and strong endeavours, Pist. Quiet thy cudgel; thou dost I eat. To bring your most imperial majesties Flu. Much goot do you, scald knave, heartily. Unto this bar and royal interview, Nay, pray you, throw wone away; the skin is goot Your mightiness on both parts best can witness. for your proken coxcomb. When you take occasions since then my oflice hath so far prevail'd, to see leeks hereafter, I pray you, mock at them ; that That, face to face, and royal eye to eye, is all.
You have congreeted ; let it not disgrace me,
If I demand, before this royal view,
Why that the naked, poor, and mnogled peace,
Dear nurse of arts, plenties, and joyful birtlis,
Should not, in this best garden of the world, with your French heart, I will be glad to hear you
Kath. Pardonnez moy, I cannot tell vat is—like me.
K. Hen. An angel is like you, Kate; and you are Her vine, the merry cheerer of the heart,
like an angel. Unpruned dies: her hedges even-pleached,
Kath. Que dit-il? que je suis semblable à les anges? Like prisoners wildly over-grown with hair, Alice. Ouv, vrayment, (sauf vostre grace)ainsi dit-il
. Pat forth disorder'd twigs; her fallow leas
K. Hen. I said so, dear Katharine; and I must not The darnel, hemlock, and rank fumitory,
blush to aflirm it.
pleines des tromperies.
Alice. Ouy; dat de tongues of the mans is be full
of deceits : dat is de princess. But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, burs, K. Hen. The princess is the better Englishwoman. Losing both beauty and utility.
l'faith, Kate, my wooing is fit for thy understanding: And as our vineyards , fallows, meads, and hedges, I am glad, thou canst speak no better English; for, Defective in their natures, grow to wildness; ifthou couldst, thou wouldst find me such a plain king, Even so our houses, and ourselves, and children, that thou wouldst think I had sold my farm to buy Have lost, or do not learn, for want of time, my crown. I know no ways to mince it in love, but The sciences that should become our country; directly to say-- I love you; then, if you arge me But grow, like savages, -- as soldiers will,
further than to say -- Do you in fuith? I wear out That nothing do but meditate on blood,
my suit. Give me your answer; i'faith, do; and so To swearing, and stern looks, diffus’d attire, clap hands and a bargain. How say you, lady? And every thing that seems onnatural.
Kath. Sauf vostre honneur, we understand well. Which to reduce joto our former favour,
K. Hen. Marry, if you would put me to verses, or You are assembled: and my speech entreats, to dance for your sake, Kate, whiy you undid me: for That I may know the let, why gentle peace
the one, I have neither words nor measure; and for Should not expel these inconveniencies,
the otlıer, I have no strength in measure, yet a reaAnd bless us with her former qualities.
sonable measure in strength. If I could win a lady K. llen. If, duke of Burgundy, you would the peace, at leap-frog, or by vaalting into my saddle with my Whose want gives growth to th’ imperfections armour on my back, under the correction of bragWhich you have cited, you must buy that peace ging be it spoken, I should quickly leap into a wife. With full accord to all our just demands;
Or, if I might buffet for my love, or bound my horse Whose tenours and particular effects
for her favours, I could lay on like a butcher, and You have, enschedul'd briefly, in your hands. sit like a jack-an-apes, never off: but, before God, I Bur. The king hath heard them; to the which, as yet, cannot look greenly, nor gasp out my cloquence, There is no answer made.
nor I have no cunning in protestation; only downK. llen. Well then, the peace,
right oaths, which I never use till urged, nor nerer Which
yon before so urg'd, lies in his answer. break for urging. If thou canst love a fellow of this Fr. King. I have but with a cursorary.eye
temper Kate, whose face is not worth sun-burning, O'er-glanced the articles; pleaseth your grace that never looks in his glass for love of anything he To appoint some of your council presently sees there, let thine eye bethy cook. I speak to thee To sit with us once more, with better heed
plain sollier. If thou canst love me for this, take me: To re-survey them, we will, suddenly,
if not, to say to thee- that I shall die, is true; but Pass our accept, and peremptory answer.
for thy love, by the Lord, po; yet I love thee too. K. Hen. Brother, we shall. -Go, uncle Exeter, - And while thon livest, dear Kate, take a fellow ofplaiu And brother Clarence, and you, brother Gloster,— and uncoined constancy: for he perforce must do thee Warwick, – and Huntington, – go with the king: right, because he hath not the gift to woo in other And take with you free power, to ratify,
places; for these fellowś of infinite tongue, that can Augment, or alter, as your wisdoms best
rhyme themselves into ladies' favours, — they do alShall see advantageable for our dignity,
ways reason themselves out again. What ! a speaker Any thing in, or nutof, our demands;
is but a prater; a rhyme is but a ballad. A good leg And we'll consign thereto. - Will you, fair sister, will fall; a straight hack will stoop; a black beard Go with the princes, or stay here with us ? will turn white; a curled pate will grow bald; a fair Q. Isa. Our gracious brother, I will go with them; face will wither; a full eye will wax hollow: but a Haply, a woman's voice may do some good, good heart, Kate, is the sun and moon; or, rather, When articles, too nicely urg'd, be stood on. the sun, and not the moon; for it shines bright, and K.Hen. Yet leave our
cousin Katharine here with us; never changes, but keeps his course truly. If thon She is our capital demand, compris'd
would have such a one, take me : and take me, take Within the fore-rank of our articles.
a soldier; take a soldier, take a king: and what says: C. Isa. She hath good leave.
thou then to my love ? speak, my fair, and fairly, I
Kath. Is it possible dat I should love de enemy of
enemy of France, Kate: but, in loving me, you should And plead his love-snit to her gentle heart? love the friend of France; for I love France so well, Kath. Your majesty shall mock at me; I cannot speak that I will not part with a village of it; I will have
it all mine: and, Kate, when france is mine, and I your England. K. Hen. O fair Katharine, if you will love me soundly am yours, then yours is France, and you are mine.
Kath, I cannot tell vat is dat.
K. Hen. Upon that I will kiss your hand, and I call K. Hen. No, Kate? I will tell thee in French ; which you
my queen. I am sure, will hang upon my tongne like a new-married Kath. Laissez, mon seigneur, laissez, laissez: ma wife about her husband's neck, hardly to be shook foy, je ne veux point que vous abbuissez vostre granoff. Quand j'ay la possession de France, et quand deur, en baisunt la main d'une vostre indigne servous avez la possession de moi, (let me see,what then? viteure ; excusez moy, je vous supplie, mon tres puisSaint Dennis be my speed !) -- donc vostre est France, sant seigneur. et vous estes mienne. It is as easy for me, Kate, to K. Hen. Then I will kiss your lips, Kate. conquer the kingdom, as to speak so much more Kath. Les dames, et demoiselles, pour estre buiFrench : I shall never move thee in French, unless it be sees devant leur nopces, il n'est pas le coutume de to laugh at me.
K. Hen. No, 'faith, is't not, Kate: but thy speaking France, - I cannot tell what is, baiser, en English.
me? to kiss before they are married, would she say?
Enter the French King and Queen, Burgundy, BedKath. I do not know dat.
FORD, GLOSTER, Exeter, WESTMORELAND, and other K. Hen. No; 'tis hereafter to know, but now to pro- French and English Lords. mise: do but now promise, Kate, you will endeavour Bur. God save your majesty! my royal cousin, teach for your French part of such a boy; and, for my En- you our princess English? glish moiety, take the word of a king, and a bachelor. K. Hen. I would have her learn, my fair consin, How answer you, la plus belle Katharine du monde, how perfectly I love her; and that is good English. mon tres chere et divine deesse?
Bur. Is she not apt?
K. Hen. Now, fye upon my false French! By mine nor the heart of flattery about me, I cannot so con-
Bur. As love is, my lord, before it loves.
K. Hen. It is so : and you may, some of yon, thank K. Hen. Nay, it will please him well, Kate; it shall love for my blindness; who cannot see many a fair please him, Kate,
French city, for one fair French maid, that stands Kath. Den it shall also content me.
in my way.
Th He: EF
G Ti HIE
Fr. King. Yes, my lord, you see them perspectively, All. Amen!
Q. Isa. God, the best maker of all marriages,
Combine your hearts in one, your realms in one!
Thrust in between the paction of these kingdoms,
Receive each other! - God speak this Amen!
(Exeunt. Angliae, et haeres Franciae.
Our bending author hath pursu'd the story;
Mangling by starts the full course of their glory.
Small time, but, in that small, most greatly liv'd Fr. King. Take her, fair son; and from her blood This star of England: fortune made his sword ;
By which the world's best garden he achiev'd,
And of it left his son imperial lord.
of France and England did this king succeed;
persons of the Dr a m a. King Henry the Sixth.
Mayor of London. WOODVILLE, lieutenant of the
Basset, of the Red Rose, or Lancaster Faction. Thomas Beaufort, Duke of Exeter, great uncle to Charles, Dauphin, und afterwards king of France. the king:
Reignien, duke of Anjou, and titular king of Naples.
Duke of Burgundy. Duke of Alençon,
Master-Gunner of Orleans, und his Son.
A French Sergeant, & Porter.
An old Shepherd, father to Joax La PUCELLE.
ried to King Henry. Lord Talbot, afterwards earl of SHREWSBURY: Countess of AUVERGNE. Jons TALBOT, his son.
JOAN LA PÚCELLE, commonly called Joan of Arc, Edmund Mortimer, earl of MARCH,
Fiends appearing to LA PUCELLE, Lords, Warders Mortimer's Keeper, and a Lawyer.
of the lower, Heralds, Officers, Soldiers, Mes. Sir Joux FasTOLFE, Sir WILLIAM Lucy.
sengers, and several Attendants both on the Sir William GlaxSDALE. Sir Thomas GARCRAVE, English and French,
SCENE, – partly in England, und partly in France.
covered, lying in state; attended on by the Dukes
of Bedford, Gloster, and Exeter; the Earl of SCENE I. - Westminster Abbey,
Warwick, the Bishop of Wiscuţster, Heralds, Dead March, Corpse of King Harry the Fifth dis