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To swear, swear only not to be forsworn;
Aust. Rebellion, flat rebellion !
Will't not be! Will not a calf's-skin stop that mouth of thine?
Lew. Father, to arms!
Upon thy wedding day?
O, upon my knee, Made hard with kneeling, I do pray to thee, Thou virtuous Dauphin, alter not the doom
1 Musick for dancing.
Fore-thought by heaven.
may Be stronger with thee than the name of wife? Const. That which upholdeth him that thee up
holds, His honour: 0, thine honour, Lewis, thine honour!
Lew. I muse, your majesty doth seem so cold,
Pand. I will denounce a curse upon his head.
this hour. Bast. Old time the clock-setter, that bald sexton
time, Is it as he will ? well then, France shall rue. Blanch. The sun's o'ercast with blood : Fair day,
Lew. Lady, with me; with me thy fortune lies. Blanch. There where my fortune lives, there my
life dies. K. John. Cousin, go draw our puissancetogether.
[Exit Bastard. France, I am burn'd up with inflaming wrath; A rage, whose heat hath this condition, Than nothing can allay, nothing but blood, The blood, and dearest-valu'd blood, of France. K. Phi. Thy rage shall burn thee up, and thou
shalt turn To ashes, ere our blood shall quench that fire: Look to thyself, thou art in jeopardy. K. John. No more than he that threats. To arms lets hie!
Alarums, Excursions. Enter the Bastard, with
AUSTRIA's Head. Bast. Now, by my life, this day grows wondrous
hot; Some airy devil hovers in the sky, And pours
down mischief. Austria's head lie there : While Philip breathes.
Enter King Jo'x, ARTHUR, and HUBERT.
My mother is asssailed in our tent,
My lord, I rescu'd her;
Alarums; Excursions; Retreat. Enter King John,
ELINOR, ARTHUR, the Bastard, HUBERT, and Lords.
K. John. So shall it be; your grace shall stay behind,
[TO ELINOR. So strongly guarded.-Cousin, look not sad:
[To ARTHUR. Thy grandam loves thee; and thy uncle will As dear be to thee as thy father was.
Arth. O, this will make my mother die with grief. K. John. Cousin, [To the Bastard.] away for
England; haste before : And, ere our coming, see thou shake the bags Of hoarding abbots; angels 4 imprisoned Set thou at liberty : the fat ribs of peace Must by the hungry now be fed upon : Use our commission in his utmost force. Bast. Bell, book, and candle shall not drive me
back, When gold and silver becks me to come on.
4 Gold coin.
I leave your highness :-Grandam, I will pray
Eli. Farewell, my gentle cousin.
[Exit Bastard. Eli. Come hither, little kinsman; hark, a word.
[She takes Arthur aside. K. John. Come hither, Hubert. O my gentle
Ilub. I am much bounden to your majesty.
so yet :
5 Showy ornaments.