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As they were living; think, you see them great,
SCENE I. London. An antechamber in the
Enter the Duke of Norfolk, at one door; at the
other, the Duke of Buckingham, and the Lord Abergavenny.
Buckingham. GOOD-morrow, and well met. How have you
done, Since last we saw in France? Nor.
I thank your grace:
An untimely ague
Twixt Guynes and Arde: I was then present, saw them salute on horseback ; Beheld them, when they lighted, how they clung
* Henry VIII. and Francis I, king of France.
In their embracement, as they grew together; Which had they, what four thron'd ones could have
All the whole time
Then you lost
leng'd The noble spirits to arms, they did perform Beyond thought's compass; that former fabulous
O, you go far.
* Glittering, shining.
Sir Bevis, an old romance.
In honour honesty, the tract of every thing
Who did guide.
Nor. One, certes, that promises no elementt In such a business,
I pray you, who, my lord ? Nor. All this was order'd by the good discretion Of the right reverend cardinal of York.
Buck. The devil speed him ! no man's pie is free'd From his ambitious finger. What had he To do in these fiercef vanities? I wonder, That such a keech can with his very bulk Take up the rays o' the beneficial sun, And keep it from the earth. Nor.
Surely, sir, There's in him stuff that puts him to these ends : For, being not propp'd by ancestry (whose grace Chalks successors their way), nor call'd upon For high feats done to the crown; neither allied To eminent assistants, but, spider-like, Out of his self drawing web, he gives us note, The force of his own merit makes his way; A gift that heaven gives for him, which buys A place next to the king. Aber.
I cannot tell What heaven hath given him, let some graver eye Pierce into that; but I can see his pride Peep through each part of him: Whence has he that? If not from hell, the devil is a niggard ; Or has given all before, and he begins A new hell in himself.
Lump of fat.
Why the devil,
I do know
Grievingly I think,
Which is budded out;
Is it therefore
Why, all this business
+ Sets down in his letter without consulting the council,