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Limit' each leader to his several charge, | 1, as I may, (that which I would, I cannot,)
And part in just proportion our small power. With best advantage will deceive the time,
My lord of Oxford, -you, Sir William Brandon,- And aid thee in this doubutul shock of arms :
And you, Sir Walter Herbert, stay with me : But on thy side I may not be too forward,
The earl of Pembroke keeps í his regiment;-. Lest, being seen, thy brother, tender George
Good captain Blunt, bear my gond night to him,

Be executed in his father's sight.
And by the second honr in the morning

Farewell : The leisure and the fearful time
Desire the earl to see me in my tent:

Cuts oth the cereinonious vows of love,
Yet one thing more, good captain do for me; And ample interchange of sweet discourse,
Where is lord Stanley quarter'd, do you know? Which so long sunder'd friends should dwell
Blunt. Unless I have inista'en his colours much,

upon ;
(Which, well I am assured, I have not done,) God give us leisure for these rites of love!
His regiment lies half a mile at least

Once more, adieu :-Be valiant, and speed well ! South from the mighty power of the king.

Richm. Good lords, conduct him to his regiment: Richm. Jf without peril it be possible,

I'll strive, with troubled thoughts, to take a nap; Sweet Blunt, make some good means to speak with Lest leaden slumber peise me down to-morrow, him,

When I should mount with wings of victory:
And give him from me this most needful note. Once more, good night, kind lords and gentlemen.
Blunt. Upon my life, my lord, I'll undertake it;

(Exeunt Lords, &c. with Stanley.
And
so, God give you quiet rest to night!

o Thon! whose captain I account myself, Richm.' Good night, good captain Blunt. Come, Look on my forces with a gracious eye; gentlemen,

Put in their hands thy bruising irons of wrath, Let us consult opon to-morrow's business ;

That they may crush down with a heavy fall In to my tent, the air is raw and cold.

The usurping helmets of our adversaries ! (They withdraw into the Tent. Make us thy ministers of chastisement, Enter to his Tent, King RICHARD, NORFOLK,

That we may praise thee in thy victory !
RATCLIFF and CATESBY.

To thee I do commend my watchful sool,

Ere I let fall the windows of mine eyes ;
K. Rich. What is 't o'clocks
Cate. It's sopper time, my lord ;

Sleeping, and waking, 0, defend me still! (Sleeps.
It's nine o'clock.

The Ghost of Prince EDWARD, SON to HENRY the
K. Rich. I will not sup to-night.-

Sixth, rises between the two Tents.
Give me sonje ink and paper.-
What, is niy heaver easier than it was?

Ghost. Let me sit heavy on thy

soul to-morrow !

(To King Richard. And all my armour laid into my tent ?

Think, how thou stab’dst me in iny prime of youth Cate. It is, my liege ; and all things are in rea

At Tewksbury: Despair therefore, and die ! diness. K. Rich. Good Norfolk, hie thee to thy charge ; | or butcher'd princes fight in thy behalf :

Be cheerful, Richmond; for the wronged souls
Use careful watch, choose trasty sentinels.

King Henry's issue, Richo.ond, comforts thee.
Nor. I go, my lord.
K. Rich. Stir with the lark to-morrow, gentle The Ghost of King Henry the Sixth rises.
Notfolk.

Ghost. When I was mortal, my anointed body
Nor. I warrant you, my lord.

[Erit.

(To King Richard. K. Rich. Ratcliff, Rat. My lord ?

By thee was punched full of deadly holes : K. Rich. Send out a pursuivant at arms

Think on the Tower, and me; Despair, and die; To Stantley's regiment; bid him bring his power

Harry the sixth bids thee despair and die !

Virtuous and holy, be thou conqueror! Before sun-rising, lest bis son George fall

(To Richmond. Into the blind cave of eternal night.Fill me a bowl of wine.Give me a watch 1:

Harry, that prophecied thou shouldst be king,

Doth comfort thee in thy sleep ; Live, and flourish!

(To Catesby. Saddle white Surrey for the field to-morrow.

The Ghost of CLARENCE rises.
Look that my stavess be sound, and not too heavy. Ghost. Let me sit heavy on thy soul to-morrow!
Ratcliff,

(To King Richard. Rat. My lord ?

I, that was wash'd to death with fulsome wine, K. Rich. Saw'st thou the melancholy lord Nor thumberland ?

Poor Clarence, by thy guile betray'd to death!

To-morrow in the battle think on me,
Rat. Thomas the earl of Surrey, and himself,
Much about cock-shrit time I, from troop to troop,

And fall thy edgeless sword ; Despair, and die !
Went through the army, cheering np the soldiers.

Thou oflspring of the house of Lancaster,

(70 Richmond. K. Rich. I am satisfied. Give me a bowl of wine : I have not that alacrity of spirit,

The wronged heirs of York do pray for thee; Nor cheer of mind, that I was wont to have.

Good angels guard thy battle; Live, and flourish!
So, set it down. Is ink and paper ready?

The Ghosts of Rivers, Grey, and VAUGHAN, rise.
Rat. It is, my lord.
K. Rich. 'Bid my guard watch ; leave me.

Riv. Let me sit heavy on thy soul to-morrow,

(To King Richard. About the mid of night, come to my tent And help to arm me.- Leave me,

Rivers, that died at Pomfret! Despair, and die !

Grey. Think upon Grey, and let thy soul despair! [King Richard retires into his Tent.-Ereunt

(To King Richard. Ratcliff and Catesby.

Vaugh. Think upon Vaughan; and, with guilty

fear, RICHMOND's Tent opens, and discovers him, and his

Let fall thy lance ! Despair, and die !
Officers, &c.

[To King Richard.
Enter STANLEY.

All. Awakel and think, our wrongs in Richard's Stan. Fortune and victory sit on thy helm!

bosom

(To Richmond. Rickan. All comfort, that the dark night can Will conquer him ;-Awake, and win the day! afford,

The Ghost of HASTINGS rises.
Be to thy person, noble father in-law !
Tell me, how fares our loving mother?

Ghost. Bloody and guilty, guiltily awake ;
Stan. I, by attorney, bless thee from thy mo-

(To King Richard. ther,

And in a bloody battle end thy days!
Who prays continually for Richmond's good : Think on Lord Hastings; and despair, and die ! -
So much for that.-The silent hours steal on,

Quiet untroubled soul, awake, awake!
And flaky darkness break within the east.

(70 Richmond. In brief, for so the season bids us be,

Arm, fight, and conquer, for fair England's sake!
Prepare thy battle early in the morning;
And put thy fortune to the arbitrement

The Ghosts of the Two young Princes rise.
Of bloody strokes, and mortal staring war,

Ghosts. Dream on thy cousins smother'd in the

Tower, • Appoint. + Remains with. I A watch-light. $ Wood of the lances Twilight. ! Deputation.

• Weigla.

say.

him ;

Let us be lead within thy bosom, Richard,

RICHMOND wakes.Enter O&FORD and others.
And weigh thee down to ruin, shame, and death !
Thy nephews' souls bid thee despair, and die.

Lords. Good morrow, Richmond.
Sleep, Richmond, sleep in peace and wake in Richm. 'Cry inercy, lords, and watchfulg. ntiemen,
Joy ;

That you have ta'en a tardy slug ard here.
Good angels guard thee from the boar's annoy!

Lords. How have you slept, my lord ?
Live, and beget a happy race of kings!

Richm. The sweetest sleep, and fairest-boding
Edward's unhappy sons do bid thee flourish.

dreams,

That ever entered in a drowsy head,
The Guost of Queen ANNE rises.

Have I since your departure had, my lords. Ghost. Richard, thy wife, that wretched Anne Methought, their souls, whose' bodies Richard thy wite,

murdered, That never slept a quiçt hour with thee,

Came to my tent, and cried-On ! Victory!
Now fills thy sleep with perturbations :

I promise you, my heart is very jocund
To-morrow in the battle think on me,

In the remembrance of so fair a dream..
And fall thy edgeless sword; Despair, and die !

How far into the morning is it, lords?
Thou, quiet soul, sleep thou a quiet sleep;

Lords. Upon the stroke of four.

(To Richmond. Richm. Why, then 'tis time to arm and give di Dream of success and happy victory;

rection.- (He advances to the Troops,

More than I have said, loving countrymen,
Thy adversary's wite doth pray for thee.

The leisure and entorcement of the time
The Ghost of BUCKINGHAM rises.

Forbids to dwell on : Yet remember this,Ghost. The first was I, that helped thee to the God, and our good cause, fight upon our side; crown;

(70 King Richard. The prayers of holy saints, and wronged souls, The last was I, that felt thy tyranny :

Like high reared bulwarks, stand before our faces; 0, in the battle think on Buckingham,

Richard except, those, whom we fight against, And die in terror of thy guilliness!

Had rather have 11s win, than him they foliow.
Dream on, dream on, of bloody deeds and deatlr ;

For what is he they follow? Truly, gentlemen,
Painting, despair; despairing, yield thy breath! A bloody tyrant, and a homicide :
I died for hope, ere I could lend thee aid : One raised in blood, and one in blood establish'd;

[To Richmond. One that made means to come by what he hath, But cheer thy heart, and be thou not dismay'd:

And slaughtered those that were the means to help
God, and good angels, fight on Richmond's side;
And Richard falls in height of all his pride.

A base foul stone, made precious by the foil
[The Ghosts vanish.-King Richard starts of England's chairs, where he is falsely set;
out of his Dream.

One that hath ever been God's enemy :
K. Rich. Give me another horse,--bind up iny Then, if you fight against God's enemiy,
wounds,

God will, in justice, ward + you as his soldiers ;
Have mercy, Jesa |--Soft; I did bot dream.- If you do sweat to put a tyrant down,
O coward conscience, how dost thou aflict me! - You sleep in peace, the tyrant being slain ;

It
The lights burn blue.--It is now dead midnighi.

you do fight against your country's foes, Cold fearful drops stand on my trembling tiesh.

Your country's fat shall pay your pains the hire; What do I fear? myself? there's none else by :

If you do tight in safeguard of your wives, Richard loves Richard ; that is, I am I.

Your wives shall welcome home the conquerors; Is there a murderer here ? No ;-Yes; I am: If you do free your children from the sword, Then fly.- What, froin myself? Great reason:

Your children's children quit ; it in your age.
Why?

Then, in the name of God, and all these rights,
Lest I revenge. What? Myself on myself? Advance your standards, draw your willing swords:
I love myself.
herefore? for any good,

For me, the ransome of my bold attempt
That I myself have done unto myself?

Shall be this cold corpse on the earth's cold face; 0, no : alas, I rather hate mysell,

But if I thrive, the gain of my attempt
For lateful deeds committed by myself.

The least of you shall share his part thereof.
I am a villain : Yet I lie, I am not.

Sound, drums and trumpets, boldly and cheerfully;
Fool, of thyself speak well :-Pool, do not fatter, God, and Saint George ! Richmond, and victory!
My conscience hath a thousand several tongues,
And every tongue brings in a several tale,

Re-enter King RICHARD, RATCLIFF, Attendants, and
And every tale condemns me for a villain.

Forces.
Perjnry, perjury, in the highest degree ;
Muruer, stern murder, in the direst degree ;

K. Rich. What said Northamberland, as touching
All several sins, all used in each degree,

Richmond ?
Throng to the bar, crying all.-Guilly! guilty !

Rat. That he was never trained up in arms.
I shall despair.–There is no creature loves me ;

K. Rich. He said the truth : And what said Surrey

then ?
And, if I die, no soul will pity me:
Nay, wherefore should they? Since that I myself

Rat. He smiled and said, the better for our purpose.
Find in myself no pity to myself.

K. Rich. He was i' the right; And so, indeed, it is. Methought, the souls of all that I had murder'd

(Clock strikes. Came to my tent; and every one did threat

Tell the clock there.-Give me a calendar.-
To-morrow's vengeance on the head of Richard. Who saw the sun to-day?

Rat. Not I, my lord.
Enter RATCLIFF.

K. Rich. l'hen he disdain's to shine; for, by the
Rat. My lord, -

book, K. Rich. Who's there?

He should have braved the east an hour ago :
Rat. Rateliff, my lord ; 'tis I. The early village A black day will it be to somebody.-
cock

Ratclift,-
Hath twice done salutation to the morn ;

Rat. My lord ?
Your friends are up, and buckle on their armour.

K. Rich. The sun will not be seen to-day ; K. Rich. 0, Ratclife, I have dream’d a fearful The sky doth frown and lour upon our army. dream!

I would, these dewy tears were from the ground. What thinkest thou? Will our friends prove all

Not shine to-day! Why, what is that to me, true?

More than to Richmond ? For the self-same heaven,
Rat. No doubt, my lord.

That frowns on me, looks sadly upon him.
K. Rich. Ratcliff, I fear, I fear,-

Enter NORFOLK.
Rat. Nay, good my lord, be not afraid of

Nor. Arm, arm, my lord; the foe vaunts in the shadows.

field. K. Rich. By the apostle Paul, shadows to-night

K. Rich. Come, bustle, bustle ;--Caparison my
Have struck more terror to the soul of Richard,

horse :-
Than can the substance of ten thousand soldiers,
Armed in proof, and led by shallow Richmond.

Call up lord Stanley, bid him bring his power :

I will lead torth my soldiers to the plain,
It is not yet near day: Come, go with me;
Under our tents I'll play the caves-dropper,

And thus my battle shall be ordered.
To hear, if any mean to shrink from me.

• Thirone.

+ Guard. * Requite, (Encunt King Richard and Ratclip.

Made it splendid.

(Exeunte

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My foreward shall be drawn out all in length,
Consisting equally of horse and foot ;

SCENE IV.-Another part of the Field. Our archers shall be placed in the midst:

Alarum: Excursions.-Enter NORFOLK, and forces ; John duke of Norfolk, Thomas earl of Surrey,

to him CATESBY. Shall have the leading of this foot and horse. Cate. Rescue, my lord of Norfolk, rescue, rescue ! They thus directed, we ourself will follow

The king enacts more wonders than a man, in the main battle : whose puissance on either side Daring an opposite to every danger; Shall be well winged with our chiefest horse. His borse is slain, and all on fool he fights, Tbis, and Saint George to boot !- What think'st Seeking for Richmond, in the throat of death : thou, Norfolk ?

Rescue, fair lord, or else the day is lost!
Nor. A good direction, warlike sovereign.-
This found I on my lent this morning.

Alarum.- Enter King RICHARD.
[Giring a Scrowl.

K. Rich. A horse! a horse! My kingdom for a K. Rich. Jocky of Norfolk, be not too bold, [Reads.

horse ! For Dickon thy master is bought and sold. Cate. Withdraw, my lord, I'll help you to a horse. A thing devised by the enemy:

K. Rich, Slave, I have set my lite mpon a cast, Go, gentlemen, every man unto his charge :

And I will stand the hazard of the die : Lei not our babbling dreams afijight our souls; I think, there be six Richmonds in the field; Conscience is but a word that cowards use,

Five have I slain to-day, instead of hiin :Devised at first to keep the strong in awe;

A horse! a horse! My kingdom for a horse ! Our strong arms be our conscience, swords our law.

(Ereunt. March on, join bravely, let us to't pell-mell;

Alarums.-Enter King RICHARD and RICHMOND; If not to heaven, then hand in hand to hell.

Whal shall I say, more than I have interr'd?

andereunt, fighting.--Retreat and Flourish.-Then Remember whont you are to cope withal ;

enter Rich MOND, STANLEY, bearing the Crown, A surt + of vagabonds, rascals, and run-aways,

with rivers other Lords, and Forces. A scum of Bretagnes, and base lackey peasants,

Richm. God, and your arms, be praised, victorious Whom their o'er-cloyed country vomits forth

friends; To desperate ventures and assured destruction. The day is ours, the bloody dog is dead, You sleeping safe, they bring you to unrest;

Stan, Courageous Richmond, vell hast thou ac. You having lands, and bless'd with beauteous wives,

quit thee! They would restrain the one, distain the other.

Lo, here, this long-usurped royalty, And who doth lead them, but a paltry fellow,

From the dead temples of this bloody wretch Long kept in Bretague at our mother's cost? Have I pluck'd off, to grace thy brows withal; A inilk-sop, one that never in his life

Wear it, enjoy it, and make much of it. Felt so much cold as over shoes in snow?

Richm. Great God of heaven, say, amen, to all Let's whip these stragglers o'er the seas again; But, tell me tirst, is young George Stanley living? Lash hence these over-weening rags of France,

Stan. He is, my lord, and safe in Leicester town; These famish'd beggars, weary of their lives;

Whither, it please you, we may now withdraw us. Who, but for dreaming on this fond exploit,

Richm. What men of name are slain on either side? Forwantof means, poor rals, had hang'd themselves: Stan. Juhn duke of Nortolk, Walter lord Ferrers, If we be conquer'd, let men conquer us,

Sir Robert Brakenbury, and Sir William Brandon. And not these bastard Bretagnes ; whom our fathers

Richm. Inter their bodies as becomes their birth. Have in their own land beaten, bobb’d, and thump'd, Proclaim a pardon to the soldiers fied, And, on record, left them the heirs of shame. That in submission will return to us; Shall these enjoy our lands? Lie with our wives?

And then, as we have ta'en the sacrament, Ravish our daughters ?-Hark, I hear their drum.

We will unite the white rose with the red :

[Drum afar off: Smile heaven, upon this fair conjunction, Fight, gentlemen of England ! Fight, bold yeomen! That long hath frown'd upon their enmity! Draw, archers, draw your arrows to the head! What traitor hears me, and says not, - Amen? Spur your proud horses hard, and ride in blood; England hath long been mad, and scarr'd herself; Amaze the welkin with your broken staves I!

The brother blindly shed the brother's blood

The father rashly slaughter'd his own son,
Enter a MESSENGER.

The son, compeli'd, been butcher to the sire;
What says lord Stanley ? Will he bring his power? All this divided York and Lancaster,
Mess. My lord, he doch deny to come,

Divided, in their dire division.K. Rich. Off instantly with his son George's 0, now, let Richmond and Elizabeth, head.

The true succeeders of each royal house, Nor. My lord, the enemy is pass'd the marsh;

By God's fair ordinance conjoin together! After the baltle let George Stanley die.

And let their heirs, (God, it thy will be so,) K. Rich. A thousand hearts are great within my Enrich the time to come with smooth-faced peace, bosom:

With smiling plenty, and fair prosperous days! Advance our standards, set upon our foes;

Abate the edge of traitors, gracious Lord, Our ancient word of courage, fair Saint George, That would reduce these bloody days again, Inspire us with the spleen ot fiery dragons ! And make poor England weep in streams of blood! Upon them! Victory sits upon our helms.

Let them not live to ta-te this land's increase, (Exeunt. That would with treason wound this fair land's

peace! • The ancient familiarization of Richard. Now civil wounds are s.opp'd, peace lives again; + Company.

That she may long live here, God say-Anien! Fright the skies with the shivers of your lances.

(Ereunt.

KING HENRY VIII.

PERSONS REPRESENTED.

KING HENRY THE Eighth.

SURVEYOR to the Duke of Buckingham.
CARDINAL WOLSEY.-CARDINAL CAMPBIUS.

BRANDON, and a Sergeant at Aims.
CAPUCIUS, Ambassador from the Emperor, Charles Door-keeper uf the Council-Chamber.-Porter, and
V.

his Man.
CRANMER, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Page to Gardiner.- A Crver.
DUKE OF NORPULK.-DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM. QUEEN KATHARINE, Wite to King Henry; after-
DUKE OF SUFFOLK.-EARL of SURREY.

wards divorced,
LORD CHAMBERLAIN.-LORD CHANCELLOR.

ANNE BULLEN, her Maid of Honour; afterwards
GARDINER, Bishop of Winchester.

Queen.
Bishop or LINCOLN.-LORD ABERGAVENNY.-LORD AN OLD LADY, Friend to Anne Bullen.
SANDS.

PATIENCE, Woman to Queen Katharine.
Sir HENRY GUILDFORD---Sir TAOMAS LOVELL.
SIR ANTHONY DENNY.-SIR NICHOLAS VAUX. Several Lords and Ladies in the Dumb Shows;
SECRETARIES to Wolsey.

Women attending upon the Queen; Spirits,
CROMWELL, Servant to Wolsey.

which appear to her ; Scribes, Officers, Guards,
GRIFFITH, Gentleman-Usher to Queen Katharine. and other Attendants.
THREE OTHER GENTLEMEN.
Doctor Butts, Physician to the King.

Scene, chiefly in London and Westminster ; once,
GARTER King at Arms.

at Kimbolton,

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PROLOGUE.

Stay'd me a prisoner in my chamber, when
I come no more to make you laugh; things now, Those suns of glory, those two lights of men,
That bear a weighty and a serious brow,

Met in the vale of Arde.
Sad, high, and working, full of state and woe, Nor. Twixt Guynes and Arde :
Such noble scenes as draw the eye to flow, I was then present, saw them salute on horseback;
We now present. Those that can pity, here Beheld them, when they lighted, how they clung
May, if they think it well, let fall a tear ;

In their embracement, as they grew together ;
The subject will deserve it. Such, as give

Which had they,
Their money out of hope they may believe,

What four throned ones could have weigh'd
May here find truth too. Those, that come to see

Such a compounded one ?
Only a slow or two, and so agree,

Buck. All the whole time
The play may pass ; if they be still, and willing, I was my chamber's prisoner,
I'll undertake, may see away their shilling

Nor. Then you lost
Richly in two short hours. Only they,

The view of earthly glory : men might say,
That come to hear a merry, bawdy play,

Till this time, pomp was single ; but now married A noise of targets ; or to see a fellow

To one above itseli. Each following day In a long motley coat, guarded with yellow, Became the next day's master, uill the last Will be deceived: for, gentle hearers, know,

Made former wonders it's: To-day, the French, To rank our chosen truth with such a show All clinquant, all in gold, like heathen gods, As fool and fight is, besides forfeiting

Shone down ihe English'; and, to-morrow, they Our own brains, and the opinion that we bring, Made Britain India : every man, that stood, (To make that only true we now intend,

Shew'd like a mine. Their dwarfish pages were Will leave as never an understanding friend. As cherubins, all gilt: the madams too, Therefore, for goodness' sake, and as you are Not used to toil, did almost sweat to bear known

The pride upon them, that their very labour
The first and happiest hearers of the town,

Was to them as a painting : now this mask
Be sad, as we would make ye : think, ye see Was cried incomparable; and the ensuing night
The very persons of our noble story,

Made it a fool, and beggar. The two kings,
As they were living; think, you see them great, Equal in lustre, were now best, now worst,
And follow'd with the general throng, and sweat, As presence did present them ; him in eye,
or thousand friends; then, in a moment, see

Still him in praise : and, being present both, How soon this mightiness meets misery !

'Twas said, they saw but one ; and no discerner And, if you can be merry then, I'll say,

Durst wag his tongue in censure.
A man may weep upon his wedding day.

suns
(For so they phrase them,) by their heralds chal:

lenged

The noble spirits to arms, they did perform ACT I.

Beyond thought's compass; that former fabulous

story, SCENE 1.- London.- An Ante-chamber in the Being now seen possible enough, got credit, Palace.

That Bevis was believed.

Buck. 0, you go far.
Enter the Duke of Norfolk, at one Door ; at the

Nor. As I belong to worship, and affect other, the Duke of BUCKINGHAM, and the Lord In honour honesty, the tract of every thing ABERGAVENNY.

Would by a good discourser lose some life,
Buck. Good morrow, and well met. How have Which action's self was tongue to. All was royal;
you done,

To the disposing of it noughi rebellid,
Since last we saw in France ?

Order gave each thing view ; the office did
Nor. I thank your grace :

Distinctly his full function.
Healthful; and ever since a fresh admirer

Buck. Who did guide,
Us what I saw there.
buck. An untimely ague

• Glittering, shining.

When these

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Enter Cardinal WOL!!Y, (the Purse borne before Of this great sport together, as you guess ?

him.) certain of the Gurd, and turo SECRETAU!15 Nor. One, certes, that promises no element.

with Papers.- The Cardinal in his Passage fizeth. In such a business.

his Eye on BOCKINCHAM, and BUCKINGHAM, on Buck. I pray you, who, my lord ?

him, both full of disdain. Nor. All this was order'd by the good discretion Oi the right reverend cardinal of York.

Wol. The duke of Buckingham's surveyor ! ha! Buck. The devil speed him! No mau's pie is Where's bis examination ? free'd

1 Secr. Here, so please you. Prom his ambitious finger. What had he

Wol. Is he in person ready? To do in these fierce vanities? I wonder,

| Secr. Ay, please your grace. That such a keech + can with this very bulk

Wol. Well, we shall then kuow more ; and. Take up the rays o' the beneficial son,

Buckingham And keep it from the earth.

Sball lessen this big look. Nor. Surely, Sir,

(Erennt Wolsey and Train. There's in him stuff that puts him to these ends : Buck. This butcher's cur is venom-mouth'd,

and I For, being not propp'd by ancestry, (whose grace Chalks successors their way,) nor call’d upon Have not the power to muzzle him; therefore, For high feats done to the crown ; neither allied

best To eminent assistants, but, spider-like,

Not wake him in his slumber. A beggar's book Out of his self-drawing web, he gives us note, Out-worths a noble's blood. The force of his own merit makes his way ;

Nor. What, are you chased! A gift that heaven gives for him, which buys Ask God for temperaucu; that's the appliance only, A place next to the king.

Which your disease requires.
Aber. I cannot tell

Buck. I read in my looks
What heaven hath given him, let some graver eye Matter against me; and his eye reriled
Pierce into that; but I can see his pride

Me, as his abject object : at this instant Peep through each part of bim: Whence has he He bores me with some trick: he's gone to the that?

king; If not from hell, the devil is a niggard ;

I'll follow, and oul-stare him. Or has given all before, and he begins

Nor. Slay, my lord, A new hell in himself.

And let your reason with your choler question Buck. Why the devil,

What 'us you go about: to climb steep hills, Upon this Prench going-out, took he upon hiin, Requires blow pace at tirst: anger is like Without the privity o' the king, to appoint

A full-hot horse ; who being allow'd his way, Who should attend ou him?" He wakes up the self-mettle tires him. Not a man in England file :

Can advise me like you : be to yourself Of all the gentry; for the most part such

As you would to your friend.
Too, whoin as great a charge as little honour

Buck. I'll to the king;
He meant to lay upon : and his own leller, And from a month of honour quite cry down
The honourable board of council cut,

This Ipswich fellow's insolence; or proclaim, dast fetch him in the papers.

There's difference in no persons,
Aber. I do know

Nor. Be advised;
Kinsmen of mine, three at the lengt, that have Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot
By this so sicken'd their estales, that never That it do since yourself: we may outrun,
They shali abound as formerly.

By violent swiftness, that which we run at,
Buck. 0, many

And lose by over-running. Know you not, Have broke their backs with laying manors on The fire, that mounts the liquor till it run o'er, them

In seeming to augment it, wastes it! Be advised : For this great journey. What did this vanity, I say again, there is no English soul But minister communication of

More stronger to direct you than yourself; A most poor issue?

If with the sap of reason you would quench, Nor. Grievingly I think,

Or but allay, the fire of passion. The

Buck. Sir, peace between the French and us not values The cost that did conclude it.

I am thankful to you; and I'll go along Buck. Every man,

By your prescription :-But this top-proud fellow, After the bideous storm that follow'd, was

(Whom from the flow of gall I name not, but
A thing inspired ; and, not consulting, broke From sincere motions,) by intelligence,
Into a general prophecy,--That this tempesto And proofs as clear as founts in July, when
Dashing the garment of this peace, aboded We see each grain of gravel, I do know
The sudden breach on't.

To be corrupt and treasonous.
Nor. Which is budded ont;

Nor. Say not, treasonous. Por France hath flaw'd the league, and bath Buck. To the king I'll say 't; and make my attach'd

vouch as strong Our merchants” goods at Bourdeaux.

As shore of rock, Attend. This holy fox, Aber. Is it therefore

Or wolf, or both, (for he is equal ravenous, The ambassador is silenced ?

As he is subtle ; and as prone to mischief, Nor. Marry, is't.

As able to perform it: his mind and place Aber. A proper title of a peace; and purchased Infecting one another, yea, reciprocally,) At a supertiuou rate !

Only to shew his pomp as well in France Burk. Why, all this business

As here at home, suggests the king our master Our reverend cardial carried $.

To this last costly treaty, the interview, Nor. 'Like it your grace,

That swallow'd so much treasure, and like a glass The state twkes notice of the private difference Did break i' the rinsing. Betwixt you and the cardinal. I advise you, Nor. 'Faith, and so it did. (And take it from a heart that wishes towards Buck. Pray, give me favour, Sír. This cunning

cardinal you Honour and plenteous safety,) that you read The articles o' the combination drew, Tir carvinai's malice air his potency

As himself pleased ; and they were ratified, Toglier: to consider turther, that

As he cried, Thus let be: to as much end, What his high haired would effect, wants not As give a crutch to the dead : but our count. Ammister in his power : yon know his nature,

cardinal That he's revengefui; and I know, his sword Has done this, and 'tis well ; for worthy Wolsey, Hath a sharp edge: it's long, and, it may be said, Who cannot err, he did it. Now this follows, It reaches far; and where 'twill not extend, (Which, as I take it, is a kind of puppy Thither he darts it.

Bosom up my coursel, To the old dam, treason.)- Charles the emperor, You'll find it wholesome. Lo, where comes that Under the pretence to see the queen his aunt, rock,

(For 'twas, indeed, his colour ; but he came That I advise your shonning.

To whisper Wolsey,) here makes visitation :

His fears were, that the interview, betwist
A term of reproach. The list.
Managed.

• Excites.

• Initiation.

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