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Shone down the English; and, to-morrow, they
Beyond thought's compass; that former fabulous story,
Buck. Oh, you go far.
Nor. As I belong to worship, and affect
Buck. Who did guide,
All was royal ;
I mean, who set the body and the limbs
In such a business.
Buck. 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 freed
 Censure, for determination, of which had the noblest appearance.
 The old romantic legend of Bevis of Southampton. This Bevis, (or Beavois,) a Saxon, was for his prowess created by William the Conqueror Earl of Southampton: of whom Camden speaks in his Britannia. THEO  The course of these triumphs and pleasures, however well related, must lose in the description part of that spirit and energy which were expressed in the real action. JOHNS.
 No initiation, no previous practices Elements are the first principles of things or rudiments of knowledge. The word is here applied, not without a catachresis, to a person. JOHNS.
[o] To have a finger in the pie, is a proverbial phrase.
From his ambitious fingers. What had he
Nor. Surely, sir,
There's in him stuff that puts him to these ends :
Aber. I cannot tell
What heaven hath given him, let some graver eye
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.
Buck. Why the devil,
Upon this French going-out, took he upon him,
Without the privity o' the king, to appoint
Who should attend on him? He makes up the file 3
Of all the gentry; for the most part such
Too, whom as great a charge as little honour
He meant to lay upon : and his own letter,
Must fetch him in he papers.5
Aber. I do know
Kinsmen of mine, three at the least, that have
Buck. O, many
Have broke their backs with laying manors on them For this great journey. What did this vanity,
But minister communication of
 A keech is a solid lump or mass. A cake of wax or tallow formed in a mould, is called yet in some places, a keech. JOHNS.  That is, the list.  Council not then sitting.  He papers, a verb; his own letter, by his own single authority, and without the concurrence of the council, must fetch him in, whom he papers down. I don't understand it, unless this be the meaning. POPE.
 What effect had this pompous show, but the production of a wretched con clusion. JOHNS.
A most poor issue?
Nor. Grievingly I think,
The peace between the French and us not values
Buck. Every man,
After the hideous storm that follow'd, was
Nor. Which is budded out;
For France hath flaw'd the league, and hath attach'd Our merchants' goods at Bordeaux.
Aber. Is it therefore
The ambassador is silenc'd ?7
Nor. Marry, is't.
Aber. A proper title of a peace; and purchas'd
At a superfluous rate!
Buck. Why, all this business
Our reverend cardinal carried.
Nor. Like it your grace,
The state takes notice of the private difference
What his high hatred would effect, wants not
You'll find it wholesome. Lo, where comes that rock,
Enter Cardinal WOLSEY, (the purse borne before him,) certain of the Guard, and two Secretaries with papers. The Cardinal in his passage fixeth his eye on BUCKINGHAM, and BUCKINGHAM on him, both full of disdain.
Wol. The duke of Buckingham's surveyor? ha? Where's his examination?
1 Secr. Here, so please you.
 The French ambassador residing in England, who, being refused an audience, may be said to be silenc'd. JOHNS.
 A fine name of a peace. Ironically. JOHNS.
Wol. Is he in person ready?
1 Secr. Ay, please your grace.
Wol.Well, we shall then know more; and Buckingham Shall lessen this big look. [Exe. WOLSEY, and train. Buck. This butcher's cur9 is venom-mouth'd, and I Have not the power to muzzle him; therefore, best Not wake him in his slumber. A beggar's book Outworth's a noble's blood.
Nor. What, are you chaf'd?
Ask God for temperance; that's the appliance only, Which your disease requires.
Buck. I read in his looks
Matter against me; and his eye revil'd
Nor. Stay, my lord,
He's gone to the king;
And let your reason with your choler question
Buck. I'll to the king;
And from a mouth of honour2 quite cry down
Nor. Be advis'd;
Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot
More stronger to direct you than yourself;
I am thankful to you; and I'll go along
By your prescription:-but this top-proud fellow,
 Wolsey is said to have been the son of a butcher.
 I will crush this base-born fellow, by the due influence of my rank, of say that all distinction of persons is at an end.
(Whom from the flow of gall I name not, but
Nor. Say not, treasonous.
Buck. To the king I'll say't; and make my vouch as strong
As shore of rock. Attend. This holy fox,
Or wolf, or both, (for he is equal ravenous, 4
That swallow'd so much treasure, and like a glass
Nor. 'Faith, and so it did.
Buck. Pray, give me favour, sir. This cunning cardinal The articles o' the combination drew,
As himself pleas'd; and they were ratify'd,
As he cry'd, Thus let it be to as much end,
As give a crutch to the dead: But our count-cardinal
To the old dam, treason,)-Charles the emperor,
 Honest indignation, warmth of integrity. Perhaps name not, should be blame not. JOHNS.
 Equal for equally. Shakspeare frequently uses adjectives adverbially. MAL.  Suggests, for excites. WARB.