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heretier de France; and thus in Latin,-Præclarissimus filius noster Henricus, rer Anglia, et hæres Francia.
Fr. King. Nor this I have not, brother, so denied, But your request shall make me let it pass.
K. Hen. I pray you then, in love and dear alliance, Let that one article rank with the rest : And, thereupon, give me your daughter.
Fr. King. Take her, fair son; and from her blood
Issue to me: that the contending kingdoms
all, That here I kiss her as my sovereign queen. [Flourish.
Q. Isa. God, the best maker of all marriages,
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
This star of England : fortune made his sword;
And of it left his son imperial lord.
Of France and England did this king succeed;
That they lost France, and made his England bleed: Which oft our stage hath shown; and, for their sake, In your fair minds let this acceptance take. (Exit.
END OF VOLUME SEVENTH.
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