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“Sal. Now, by my sword, well hast thou fought to-day;
“By the mass, so did we all—I thank you, Richard: * God knows, how long it is I have 'to live; “And it hath pleas'd him, that three times to-day “You have defended me from imminent death. *Well, lords, we have not got that which we have:2 * "Tis not enough our foes are this time fled, * Being opposites of such repairing nature.”
“York. I know, our safety is to follow them:
“For, as I hear, the king is fled to London,
i. e. Being enemies that are likely so soon to
(3 (2) i. e. We have not secured that which we * and recover themselves from this defeat.
THIRD PART OF
KING HENRY WI.
King Henry the Sixth:
lords on King Henry's side.
of the duke of York's
Sir John Mortimer,
Sir Hugh Mo...} uncles to the duke of York.
Henry, earl of Richmond, a youth.
Lord Rivers, brother to Lady Grey. Sir William Stanley. Sir John Montgomery. Sir John Somerville. Tutor to Rutland. . . Mayor of York. Lieutenant of the Tower. A Nobleman. Two Keepers. A Huntsman. A Son that has killed his father. A Father that has killed his son.
Soldiers, and other attendants on King Henry and King Edward, JMessengers, Watchmen, &c.
Scene, during part of the third act, in France,
Earl of Pembroke, party. during all the rest of the play, in England.
ACT I. War. And so do I.-Victorious prince of York,
York. While we pursu' north, He slily stole away, and left his men: Whereat the great lord of Northumberland, Whose warlike ears could never brook retreat, “Cheer'd up the drooping army; and himself, * Lord Co. and lord Stafford, all a-breast, “Charg’d our main battle's front, and, breaking in, • Were by the swords of common soldiers slain. Edw. Lord Stafford's father, duke of Buckingham, *Is either slain, or wounded dangerous: I cleft his beaver with a downright blow; That this is true, father, behold his blood. [Showing his bloody sword. JMont. And, brother, here's the earl of Wiltshire's blood, [To York, showing his. Whom I encounter'd as the battles join'd. Rich. Speak thou forme, and tell them what I did. [Throwing down the duke of Somerset's head. * York. Richard hath best deserv'd of all my sons.What, is your grace dead, my lord of Somerset? .Norf. Such hope have all the line of John of Gaunt' Rich. Thus do I hope to shake king Henry's heatl,
Before I see thee seated in that throne Which now the house of Lancaster usurps, I vow by heaven, these eyes shall never close. This is the palace of the fearful king, “And this the regal seat: ss it, York: For this is thine, and not king Henry's heirs'. York. Assist me then, sweet Warwick, and 1 will; “For hither we have broken in by force. JNorf. We'll all assist you; he, that flies, shall die. York. Thanks, gentle Norfolk—Stay by me, my lords;– “And, soldiers, stay, and lodge by me this night. War. And, when the king comes, offer him no violence, “ Unless he seek to thrust you out by force. [They retire. * York. The queen, this day, here holds her rliament, *But little thinks we shall be of her council: * By words, or blows, here let us win our right. ich. Arm'd as we are, let's stay within this
War. The bloody parliament shall this be call’d, Unless Plantagenet, duke of York, be king: And bashful Henry depos'd, whose cowardice Hath made us by-words to our enemies.
‘York. Then leavemenot, my lords; be resolute; I mean to take possession of my right.
War. Neither the king, nor he that loves him best, “The proudest he that holds up Lancaster, Dares stir a wing, if Warwick shake his bells,
(1) Hawks had sometimes little bells hung on them, o. to dare the birds; that is, to fright them from rising.