« 上一頁繼續 »
Doing the execution, and the act,
You know, how apt our love was, to accord
To furnish him with all appertinents
And sworn unto the practices of France,
To kill us here in Hampton: to the which,
Than Cambridge is, — hath likewise sworn.-But 0!
Thou, that didst bear the key of all my counsels,
That knew'st the very bottom of my soul,
May it be possible, that foreign hire
That might annoy my finger? 'Tis so strange,
That, though the truth of it stands off as gross,
As black from white, my eye will scarcely see it.
Treason, and murder, ever kept together,
Working so grossly in a natural cause,
That admiration did not whoop at them:
Wonder to wait on treason, and on murder:
And whatsoever cunning fiend it was,
| That wrought upon thee so preposterously,
H'ath got the voice in hell for excellence:
From glistering semblances of piety;
Unless to dub thee with the name of traitor.
Should with his lion gait walk the whole world,
He might return to vasty Tartar back,
Why, so didst thon: seem they grave and learned ?
Why, so didst thou: come they of noble family? Would have him punish’d. And now to our French Why, so didst thou: seem they religious ? causes;
Why, so didst thou: or are they spare in diet;
Free from gross passion, or of mirth, or anger;
Constant in spirit, not swerving with the blood;
Garnish'd and deck'd in modest complement;
Not working with the eye, without the car,
And, but in purged judgment, trusting neither?
And thus thy fall hath left a kind of blot,
And God acquit them of their practices!
Why, what read you there, chard earl of Cambridge.
I arrest thee of high treason, by the name of Henry
lord Scroop of Masham. Cam. I do confess my fanlt;
I arrest thee of high treason, hy the name of Thomas
Grey, knight of Northumberland.
Scroop. Our purposes God justly hath discovered;
Cam. For me, – the gold of France did not seduce;
Although I did admit it as a motive,
The sooner to effect what I intended :
In case The en
Which Iin sofferance heartily will rejoice,
yo Beseeching God, and you, to pardon me.
Werel Grey. Never did faithful subject more rejoice Quick. 'A did in some sort, indeed, handle women: Coveri At the discovery of most dangerous treason, but then he was rheumatic; and talked of the whore of Than I do at this hourjoy o'er myself, Babylon.
That el Prevented from a damned enterprize: Boy. Do you not remember, 'a saw a flea stick upon
Dau. My fault, but not my body, pardon, sovereign. Bardolph's nose; and 'a said, it was a black soul burn Battho K. Hen. God quit you in his mercy! Hear your sen-ing in hell-fire? tence.
Bard. Well, the fuel is gone, that maintained that You have conspir'd against our royal person, fire; that's all the riches I got in his service.
So the Join'd with an enemy proclaim'd, and from his coffers Nym. Shall we shog off ? the king will be gone from Which Receiv'd the golden earnest of our death ; Southampton.
Doth, 1 Wherein you
would have sold your king to slaughter, Pist. Come, let's away. – My love, give me thy lips. A little His princes and his peers to servitude, Look to my chattels, and my moveables:
Fr. A His subjects to oppression and contempt, Let senses rule; the word is, Pitch and pay;
And, p And his whole kingdom unto desolation. Trust none;
The ki Touching our person, seek we no revenge;
For oaths are straws, men's faiths are wafer-cakes, Audhi But we our kingdom's safety must so tender, And hold-fast is the only dog, my duck;
That Whose ruin you three sought, that to her laws Therefore, caveto be thy counsellor.
Witne We do deliver you. Get you therefore hence, Go, clear thy crystals. Yoke-fellows in arms,
then Poor miserable wretches, to your death :
Let us to France ! like horse-leeches, my boys; The taste whereof, God, of his mercy, give you To suck, to suck, the very blood to suck! Patience to endure, and true repentauce
Boy. And that is but unwholesome food, they say. Whils Of all your dear offences! - Bear them hence. Pist. Touch her soft mouth, and march.
Upin (Exeunt Conspirators, guarded. Bard. Farewell, hostess!
Sawh Now, lords, for France; the enterprize whereof Nym. I cannot kiss, that is the humour of it; but Shall be to you, as us, like glorious. adieu !
The We doubt not of a fair and lucky war;
Pist. Let housewifery appear: keep close, I thee comSince God so graciously hath brought to light mand.
Ofth This dangerous treason, lurking in our way,
Quick. Farewell; adieu !
The To hinder our beginnings, we doubt not now, But every rub is smoothed on our way.
SCENE IV. - France. A room in the French King's ME Then, forth, dear countrymen; let us deliver
Do Our puissance into the hand of God,
Enter the French King attended; the Dauphin, the Putting it straight in expedition.
Duke of Burgundy, the Constable, und Others. Cheerly to sea; the signs of war advance:
Fr. King. Thus come the English with full power Y Noking of Eogland, if not king of France. [Exeunt. upon us; SCENĚ III. — London. Mrs Quickly's house in East- And more than carefully it ns concerns,
To answer royally in our defences.
RE Quick. Pr’ythee, honey-sweet husband, let me bring of Brabant, and of Orleans, shall make forth,
Ta thee to Staines.
And you, prince Dauphin, -- with all swift despatch, Of Pist. No; for my manly heart doth yearn.
To line, and new repair, our towns of war,
As waters to the sucking of a gulph. Bard. 'Would, I were with him, wheresome'er he is, It fits us then, to be as provident either in heaven, or in hell!
As fear may teach us, out of late examples, Quick. Nay, sure, he's not in hell; he's in Arthur's Left by the fatal and neglected English bosom, if ever man want to Arthur's bosom. 'A made Upon our fields. a finer end, and went away, an it had been any christom Dau. My most redoubted father, child; 'a parted even just between twelve and one, It is most meet we arm us 'gainst the foe: e’en at turning o’the tide; for after I saw him fumble For peaceistelf should not so dull a kingdom, with the sheets, and play with flowers, and smile upon (Though war, nor no known quarrel, were in question) his fingers' ends, I knew there was but one way; for But that defences, musters, preparations, his nose was as sharp as a pen, and’a babbled of green should be maintain'd, assembled, and collected, fields. How now, sir John ? quothl: what, man! be of As were a war in expectation. good cheer. So'a cried out-God, God, God! three or Therefore, I say, 'tis meet we all go forth, four times : now I, to comfort him, bid him, 'a should To view the sick and feeble parts of France: not think of God; I hoped there was no need to trou-And let us do it with no show of fear; ble himself with any such thoughts yet. So, 'a bade me No, with no more, than if we heard that England lay more clothes on his feet: I put my hand into the bed, Were busied with a Whitsun morris-dance: and felt them, and they were as cold as any stone; then For, my good liege, she is so idly king'd, I felt to his knees, and so upward, and upward, and all Her sceptre so fautastically borne was as cold as any stone.
By a vain, giddy, shallow, humorous youth, Nym. They say, he cried out of sack.
That fear attends her not. Quick. Ay, that'a did.
Con, 0 peace, prince Dauphin! Bard. And of women.
You are too much mistaken in this king: Quick. Nay, that'a did not.
Question your grace the late ambassadors, – Boy. Yes, that'a did; and said, they were devils in-With what great state he heard their embassy, carnate.
llow well supplied with noble counsellors, Quick. 'A could never abide carnation;'twas a colour How modest in exception, and, withal, he never liked.
How terrible in constant resolution,
And you shall find, his vanities fore-spent
Deliver up the crown; and to take mercy
On the poor souls, for whom this hungry war
Opens his vasty jaws: and on your head
Dau. Well, 'tis not so, my lord high constable, For husbands, fathers, and betrothed lovers,
That shall be swallow'd in this controversy.
This is his claim, his threat’ning, and my message;
Unless the Dauphin be in presence here,
To whom expressly I bring greeting too.
Fr. King. For us, we will consider of this further;
Back to our brother England.
Dau. For the Dauphin,
And any thing, that may not misbecome
The mighty sender, doth he prize you at.
Thus says my king: and, if your father's highness
Do not, in grant of all demands at large,
Sweeten the bitter mock you sent his majesty,
Shall chide your trespass, and return your mock
In second accent of his ordnance.
Dau. Say, if my father render fair reply,
Nothing but odds with England; to that end,
As matching to his youth and vanity,
I did present him with those Paris balls.
Exe. He'll make your Paris Louvre shake for it,
And, be assur’d, you'll find a difference,
bring them. [Exeunt Mess, and certain Lords. Between the promise of his greener days,
Dau. Turn head, and stop pursuit: for coward dogs Even to the utmost grain ; which you shall read
Fr. King. To-morrow shall you know our mind
Come here himself to question our delay;
For he is footed in this land already.
Fr. King. You shall be soon despatch'd, with fair
A night is but small breath, and little pause,
divest yourself, and lay apart
Chor. Thus with imagin’d wing our swift scene flies,
The well-appointed king at Hampton pier
With silken streamers the young Phoebus fanning,
Upon the hempen tackle, ship-boys climbing:
this most memorable line, [Gives a paper. Hear the shrill whistle, which doth order give In every branch truly demonstrative;
To sounds confus'd: behold the threaden sails,
Borne with the invisible and creeping wind,
Draw the huge bottoms through the furrow'd sea,
Breasting the lofty surge! 0, do but think,
A city on the inconstant billows dancing ;
For so appears this fleet majestical,
Holding due course to Harfleur. Follow, follow!
For who is he, whose chin is but enrich'd And bids you, in the bowels of the Lord,
With one appearing hair, that will not follow
Is dos tox dor
Fog OLE loc
once more ;
These call'd and choice-drawn cavaliers to France ? If wishes wonld prevail with me,
But thither would I hie.
Flu. Got's plood !- Up to the preaches, you rascals! Katharine his daughter; and with her, to dowry, will
you up to the preaches ? (Driving them forSome petty and unprofitable dukedoms.
ward. The offer likes not: and the nimble gunner Pist. Be merciful, great duke, to men of mould! With linstock now the devilish cannon touches, Abate thy rage, abate thy manly rage!
[Alarum; and chambers go off. Abate thy rage, great duke! And down goes all before them. Still be kind, Good bawcock,bate thy rage! use lenity, sweet chack ! And eke out our performance with your mind. (Exit. Nym. These be good humours ! - your honour wins
bad humours. (Exeunt Nym, Pistol, and Bardolph, SCENE I. - The same. Before Harfleur.
followed by Fluellen. Alarums. Enter King Herry, Exeter, BeDFORD, Boy. As young as I am, I have observed these three
Glosten, and Soldiers, with scaling ladders. swashers. I am boy to them all three: but all they
to me; for, indeed, three such antics do not amount to
not, For Pistol,— he hath a killing tongue, and a quiet But when the blast of war blows in our ears, sword; by the means whereof, 'a breaks words, and Then imitate the action of the tiger;
keeps whole weapons. For Nym, - he hath heard, Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood,
that men of few words are the best men ; and therefore Disguise fair nature with hard-favour'd
rage: hescorns to say his prayers, lest'a should be thought a
coward; but his few bad words are match'd with as
druok. They will steal any thing, and call it, -por-
chase. Bardolph stole a lote-case; bore it twelve lea-
gues and sold it for three halfpence. Nym, and Bar-
handkerchiefs : which makes much against my man-
must leave them, and seek some better service : their That those, whom you call'd fathers, did beget you! villainy goes against my weak stomach, and therefore I Be copy now to men of grosser blood,
mast cast it up.
(Exit Boy. And teach them how to var!. And you,good yeomen, Re-enter Fluelles, Gower following: Whose limbs were made in England, shew us here Gow. Captain Fluellen, you must come presently to The mettle of your pasture; let us swear the mines; the Duke of Gloster would speak with you. That you are worth your breeding: which I doubt not; Flu. To the mines ! tell you the duke, it is not so goot For there is none of you so mean and base, to come to the mines. For, look you, the mines is not That hath not noble lustre in your eyes.
according to the disciplines of the war; the conca
Gow. The duke of Gloster, to whom the order of
the siege is given, is altogether directed by an Iriski-
Flu. It is captain Macmorris, is it not?
Flu. By Cheshu, he is an ass, as in the’orld: I will Nym. 'Pray thee, corporal, stay; the knocks are too verify as much in his peard: he has no more directions hot; and, for mine own part, I have not a case of lives: in the true disciplines of the
Enter MACMORRIS und JANY, at a distance.
Jamy, with him.
man, that is certain ; and of great expedition, and
kuowledge in the ancient wars, upon my particular Doth win immortal fame.
knowledge of his directions : by Cheshu, he will mainBoy: 'Would I were in an alehouse in London! I tain his argument as well, as any military mau in the would give all my fame for a pot of ale, and safety.'orld, in the disciplines of the pristine Pist. And I:
M vill W FL
of the Ro
wars of the
Jamy. I say, gud-day, captain Fluellen,
And the flesh'd soldier, - rough and hard of heart, –
Your fresh-fair virgins, and your flowering infants.
If you pure maidens fall into the hand
Take pity of your town, and of your people,
O'erblows the filthy and contagious clouds
Do break the clonds, as did the wives of Jewry
Gov. Our expectation hath this day an end:
Returns us, that his powers are not yet ready
We yield our town, and lives, to thy soft mercy:
K. Hen. Open your gates. — Come, uncle Exeter,
To-morrow for the march are we addrest. (Flourish.
The King etc. enter the Town.
Enter KATHARINE and ALICE.
Lath. Alice, tu as esté en Angleterre, et tu par-
[Exeunt. prenne à parler. Comment appellez vous la main,
en Anglois ?
Kath. De hand. Et les doigts?
English Forces below. Enter King Hexky and his mais je me souviendray. Les doiges? je pense,
qu'ils sont appellé de fingres; ouy, de fingres.
Je pense , que je suis le bon escolier. J'ay gagné Therefore, to our best mercy give yourselves ; deux mots d'Anglois vistement. Comment appellez Or, like to men proud of destruction,
vous les ongles ? Defy us to our worst: for, as I am a soldier, Alice. Les ongles ? les appellons, de nails. (A name, that, in my thoughts, becomes me best,) Kath. De nails. Escoutez; dites moy, si je par If I begin the battery once again,
bien; de hand, de fingres, de nails. I will not leave the half-achieved Harfleur,
Alice. C'est bien dit, madame ; il est fort bon Angloa
Kath. Dites moy en Anglois, le bras.
Alice. De arm, madame,