Will. I am no traitor.

Her. Here is the number of the slaughter'd Flu. That's a lie in thy throat.-I charge you


[Delirers a Paper. in his majesty's name, apprehend him ; he's a K. Hen. What prisoners of good sort are friend of the duke Alençon's.

taken, uncle?

Exe. Charles duke of Orleans, nephew to the Enter WARWICK and Gloster.

king; War. How now, how now! what's the mat- or other lords, and barons, knights, and

John duke of Bourbon, and lord Bouciqualt: ter?

’squires, Flu. My lord of Warwick, here is (praised Full fifteen hundred, besides common men. be Got for it!) a most contagious treason come K. Hen. This note doth tell me of ten thouto light, look you, as you shall desire in a sum

sand French,

(number, mer's day. Here is his majesty.

That in the field lie slain: of princes, in this Enter King HENRY and Exeter.

And nobles bearing banners, there lie dead

One hundred twenty-six: added to these, K. Hen. How now! what's the matter? Of knights, esquires, and gallant gentlemen,

Flu. My liege, here is a villain, and a traitor, Eigut thousand and four hundred; of the that, look your grace, has struck the glove


knights: which your majesty is take out of the helmet Five hundred were but yesterday dubb'd of Alençon.

So that, in these ten thousand they have lost, Will. My liege, this was my glove; here is There are but sixteen hundred mercenaries; the fellow of it! and he, that I gave it to The rest are-princes, barons, lords, knights, in change, promised to wear it in his cap; I ’squires, promised to strike him, if he did: I met this And gentlemen of blood and quality. man with my glove in his cap, and I have been The name of those their nobles that lie dead,as good as my word.

Charles De-la-bret, high Constable of France; Flu. Your majesty hear now, (saving your Jaques of Chatillon, admiral of France; majesty's manhood,) what an arrant, rascally, the master of the cross-bows, lord Rambures; beggarly, lowsy knave it is: I hope, your ma- Great-master of France, the brave Sir Guisjesty is pear me testimony, and witness, and

chard Dauphin;

(baut, avouchments, that this is the glove of Alençon, John Duke of Alençon; Antony duke of Brathat your majesty gave me, in your conscience | The brother to the duke of Burgundy;

And Edward duke of Bar: of lusty earls, K. Hen. Give me thy glove, soldier; Look, Grandpré, and Roussi, Fauconberg, and Foix, here is the fellow of it. 'Twas I, indeed, thou Beaumont, and Marle, Vaudemont, and Lespromised'st to strike; and thou hast given me

tiale, most bitter terms.

Here was a royal fellowship of death! Flu. An please your majesty, let his neck Where is the number of our English dead? answer for it, if there is any martial law in the

(HERALD presents another Puper, 'orld.

Edward the duke of York, the earl of Suffolk, K. Hen. How canst thou make me satisfac- Sir Richard Ketley, Davy Gam, esquire: tion?

None else of name; and, of all other men, Will. All offences, my liege, come from the But five and twenty. O God, thy arm was here, heart: never came any from mine, that might And not to us, but to thy arm alone, ossend your majesty.

Ascribe we all.-When, without stratagem, K. Hen. It was ourself thou didst abuse. But in plain shock, and even play of battle,

Will. Your majesty came not like yourself: Was ever known so great and little loss, you appeared to me but as a common man; On one part and on the other?–Take it, God, witness the night, your garments, your lowli- For it is only thine! ness; and what your highness suffered under Exe. 'Tis wonderful! that shape, I beseech, you take it for your own K. Hen. Come, go we in procession to the fault, and not mine: for had you been as I took

village: you for, I made no offence; therefore, I beseech And be it death proclaimed through our host, your highness, pardon me.

To boast of this, or take the praise from God, K. Hen. Here, uncle Exeter, fill this glove Which is his only. with crowns,

Flu. Is it not lawsul, an please your majesty, And give it to this fellow.-Keep it, fellow; to tell how many is killed i And wear it for an honour in thy cap,

K. Hen. Yes, captain; but with this acknow, Till I du challenge it.-Give him the crowns:- That God fought for us.

[ledgment, And, captain, you must needs be friends with Flu. Yes, my conscience, he did us great him.

goot. Flu. By this day and this light, the fellow K. Hen. Do we all holy rites; has metile enough in his pelly :-Hold, there Let there be sung Non nobis, and Te Deum. is twelve pence for you, and I pray you to serve the dead with charity enclos’d in clay, Got, and keep you out of prawis, and prabbles, We'll then to Calais; and to England then; and quarrels, and dissensions, and, I warrant Where ne'er from France arriv'd more happy you, it is the petter for you.

(Exeunt. Will. I will none of your money. Flu. It is with a gooi will; I can tell you, it

ACT V. will serve you to mend your shoes : Come, wherefore should you be so pashful? your shoes

Enter Chorus. is not so goot: 'tis a goot silling, I warrant you, Chor. Vouchsafe to those that have not read or I will change it,

the story, Enter un English HERALD.

That I may pronipt them: and of such as hare,

I humbly pray them to admit the excuse K. Hen. Now, herald ; are the dead num- of time, of numbers, and due course of things, berd?

Which cannot in their huge and proper life


Be here presented. Now we bear the king | turkey-cocks.-Got pless you, ancient Pistol. Toward Calais: grant him there; there seen, you scurvy, lowsy knave, Got bless you ! Heave him away upon your winged thoughts, Pist. Ha! art thou Bedlam? dost thou thirst, Athwart the sea: Behold, the English beach

base Trojan, Pales in the flood with men, with wives, and To have me fold up Parca's fatal web ?* boys,

Hence! I am qualmish at the smell of leek. Whose shouts and claps out-voice the deep Flu. I peseech you heartily, scurvy, lowsy mouth'd sea,

knave, at my desires, and my requests, and Which, like a mighty whiffler* 'fore the king, my petitions, to eat, look you, this leek; beSeems to prepare his way: so let him land; cause, look you, you do not love it, nor your And, solemnly, see him set on to London. affections, and your appetites, and your digesSo swift a pace hath thought, that even now tions, does not agree with it, I would desire You may imagine him upon Blackheath :

you to eat it. Where that his lords desire him, to havet borne Pist. Not for Cadwallader, and all his His bruised helmet, and his bended sword, goats. Before him, through the city: he forbids it, Flu. There is one goat for you. [Strikes him.) Being free from va inness and self-glorious Will you be so goot, scald knave, as eat it? Giving full trophy, signal, and ostent, (pride; Pist. Base Trojan, thou shalt die. Quite from himself, to God. But now behold, Flu. You say very true, scald knave, when In the quick forge and workinghouse of Got's will is: I will desire you to live in the thought,

mean time, and eat your victuals; come, there How London doth pour out her citizens ! is sauce for it. [Striking him again.) You The mayor, and all his brethren, in best sort,-called me yesterday, mountain-squire; but I Like to the senators of the antique Rome, will make you to-day a squire of low degree. With the plebeians swarming at their heels,- I pray you, fall to; if you can mock a leek, Go forth, and fetch their conquering Cæsar in: you can eat a leek. As, by a lower but by loving likelihood, Gow. Enough, captain; you have astonWere now the general of our gracious empress ishedt him. (As, in good time, he may,) from Ireland Flu. I say, I will make him eat some part of coming,

my leek, or I will peat his pate four days: Bringing rebellion broached on his sword, Pite, I pray you; it is goot for your green How many would the peaceful city quit, wound, and your ploody coxcomb. To welcome him? much more, and much more Pist. Must I bite ? cause,

(him; Flu. Yes, certainly; and out of doubt, and Did they this Harry. Now in London place out of questions too, and ambiguities. (As yet the lamentation of the French

Pist. By this leek, I will most horribly reInvites the king of England's stay at home : venge; I eat, and eke I swearThe emperor's coming in behalf of France, Flu. Eat, I pray you: Will you have some To order peace between them;) and omit more sauce to your leek? there is not enough All the occurences, whatever chanc'd, leak to swear by. Till Harry's back-return again to France; Pist. Quit thy cudgel; thou dost see, I eat. There must we bring him; and myself have Flu. Much goot do you, scald knave, heartily. play'd

Nay, 'pray you, throw none away; the skin is The interim, by remembering you—tis past. goot for your proken coxcomb. When you Then brook abridgment; and your eyes ad- | take occasions to see leeks hereafter, I pray

you, mock at them; that is all. After your thought, straight back again to Pist. Good. France.

[Exit. Flu. Ay, leeks is goot:-Hold you, there is SCENE 1.-France.-An English Court of

a groat to heal your pate. Guard.

Pist. Me a groat!

Flu. Yes, verily, and in truth, you shall take Enter FLUELLEN and Gower,

it; or I have another leek in my pocket, which Gow. Nay, that's right; but why wear you you shall eat. your leek to-day? Saivt Davy's day is pas Pist. I take thy groat, in earnest of revenge.

Flu. There is occasions and causes why and Flu. Jf I owe you any thing, I will pay you wherefore in all things: I will tell you, as my in cudgels; you shall be a woodmonger, and friend, captain Gower; The rascally, scald, buy nothing of me but cudgels. God be wi' beggarly, 'lowsy, pragging knave, Pistol, you, and keep you, and heal your pate. [Exit. which you and yourself, and all the 'orld, Pist. All hell shall stir for this. know to be no petter than a fellow, look you Gow. Go, go; you are a counterfeit cowardly now, of no merits,-he is come to me, and knave. Will you mock at an ancient tradition, prings me pread and salt yesterday, look you, -begun upon an honourable respect, and and bid me eat my leek: it was in a place worn as a memorable trophy of predeceased where I could not breed no contentions with valour,--and dare not avouch in your deeds him; but I will be so pold as to wear it in any of your words? I have seen you gleekingt my cap till I see him once again, and then I and galling at this gentleman twice or thrice. will tell him a little piece of my desires. You thought, because he could not speak Enter Pistol.

English in the native garb, he could not thereGou. Why, here he comes, swelling like a otherwise ; and, henceforth, let a Welsh cor

fore handle an English cudgel: you find it turkey-cock. Flu. 'Tis no matter for his swellings, nor his rection teach you a good English condition.


[Erit. * An officer who walks first in processions.

Pist. Doth fortune play the huswifeil with 11. e. To order it to be borne.

me now? | Transferring all the honours of conquest from himself to God.


* “ Dost thou desire to have me put thee to death?" il The earl of Essex in the reign of Elizabeth.


Scoffing, sneering. Spitted, transfixed.


li For jilt.


News have I, that my Nell is dead i'the spital* | That should deracinate* such savagery:
Of malady of France;

The even mead, that erst brought sweetly forth And there my rendezvous is quite cut off. The freckled cowslip, burnet, and green clover, Old I do wax; and from my weary limbs Wanting the scythe, all uncorrected, rank, Honour is cudgell’d. Well, bawd will I turn, Conceives by idleness; and nothing teems, And something lean to cutpurse of quick hand. But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, To England will I steal, and there I'll steal: Losing both beauty and utility. {burs, And patches will I get unto these scars, And as our vineyards, fallows, meads, and And swear, I got them in the Gallia wars.

hedges, (Exit. Defective in their natares, grow to wildness;

Even so our houses, and ourselves, and children, SCENE II.-Troyes in Champagne. --An Apart. Have lost, or do not learn, for want of time,

ment in the French King's Palace. The sciences that should become our country; Enter, at one door, King HENRY, BEDFORD, But grow, like savages,-as soldiers will,

Gloster, Exeter, WARWICK, WESTMORE- That nothing do but meditate on blood,-
LAND, and other Lords; at another, the FRENCH To swearing, and stern looks, diffus’dt attire,
King, Queen Isabel, the Princess KATHA- And every thing that seems unnatural.
RINE, Lords, Ladies, go, the Duke of Bur. Which to reduce into our former favour,
GUNDY, and his Train.

You are assembled : and my speech entreats, K. Hen. Peace to this meeting, wherefore Should not expel these inconveniepcies,

That I may know the let, s why gentle peace we are met!

And bless us with her former qualities.
Unto our brother France,-and to our sister,
Health and fair time of day :-joy and good

K. Hen. If, duke of Burgundy, you would

the peace, wishes To our most fair and princely cousin Katha- Which you have cited, you must buy that peace

Erine; Whose want gives growth to the imperfections And (as a branch and member of this royalty, With full accord to all our just demands; By whom this great assembly is contriv'd,) We do salute you, duke of Burgundy;

Whose tenors and particular effects

You have, enscheduld briefly, in your hands. And, princes French, and peers, health to you

Bur. The king hath beard them; to the all ! Fr. King. Right joyous are we to behold There is no answer made.

which, as yet, your face,

K. Hen. Well then, the peace, Most worthy brother England; fairly met :

Which you before so urg'd, lies in his answer, So are you, princes English, every one. Q. Isa. So happy be the issue, brother Eng. O'er.glanc'd the articles: pleaseth your grace

Fr. King. I have but with a cursorary eye land, of this good day, and of this gracious meeting, To sit with us once more, with better heed

To appoint some of your council presently, As we are now glad to behold your eyes; Your eyes, which hitherto have borne in them

To re-survey them, we will, suddenly,

Pass our accept, and peremptory answer. Against the French, that met them in their

K. Hen. Brother, we shall.-Go, uncle ExeThe fatal balls of murdering basilisks: (bent,


[ter,The venom of such looks, we fairly hope, Have lost their quality; and that this day,

And brother Clarence,-and you, brother GlosShall change all

griefs, and quarrels, into love. Warwick-and Huntingdon, go with the K. Hen. To cry amen to that, thus we ap- And take with you free power, to ratify,

Q. Isa. You English princes all, I do salute Shall see advantageable for our dignity,

Augment, or alier, as your wisdoms best
Any thing in, or out of, our demands;

(ter, Bur. My duty to you both, on equal love, Great kings of France and England! That I Go with the princes, or stay here with us?

And we'll consign thereto.--Will you, fair sishave laboured


Q. Isa. Our gracious brother, I will go with With all my wits, my pains and strong endea

them ; To bring your most imperial majesties Unto this bart and royal interview,

Haply, a woman's voice may do some good, Your mightiness on both parts best can witness.

When articles, too nicely urg'd, be stood on.

K. Hen. Yet leave our cousin Katharine here Since then my office hath so far prevail'd,

with us; That, face to face, and royal eye to eye, She You have congreeted; let it not disgrace me,

our capital demand, compris'd

Within the fore-rank of our articles.
If I demand, before this royal view,

Q. Isa. She hath good leave.
What rub, or what impediment, there is,
Why that the naked, poor, and mangled peace,

[Ereunt all but HENRY, KATHARINE,

and her Gentlewoman. Dear nurse of arts, plenties, and joyful births, Should not, in this best garden of the world,

K. Hen. Fair Katharine, and most fair! Our fertile France, put up her lovely visage?

Will you vouchsafe to teach a soldier terms Alas! she hath from France too long been And plead his love-suit to her gentle heart?

Such as will enter at a lady's ear, chas'd; And all her husbandry doth lie on heaps,

kath. Your majesty shall mock at me; I canCorrupting in its own fertility.

not speak your England. Her vine, the merry cheerer of the heart,

K. Hen. O fair Katharine, if you will love Unpruned dies: her hedges even-pleached, - glad to hear you confess it brokenly with your

me soundly with your French heart, I will be Like prisoners wildly over-grown with bair, Put forth disorder'd twigs : her fallow leas

English tongue. Do you like me, Kate? The darnel hemlock, and rank fumitory,

Kath. Pardonnez moy, I cannot tell vat is

like me. Doth root upon; while that the coultert rusts,

* To deracinate is to force up the roots.
• Hospital.
+ Barrier.

Ploughshare. + Extravagant. I Appearance.



K. Hen. An angel is like you, Kate; and you K. Hen. No; it is not possible, you should are like an angel.

love the enemy of France, Kate: but, in loving Kath. Que dit-il? que je suis semblable à les me, you should love the friend of France; for anges?

I love France so well, that I will not part with Alice. Ouy, xrayment, (sauf vostre grace ) ainsi a village of it; I will have it all

mine : and, dit il.

Kate, when France is mine, and I am yours, K. Hen. I said so, dear Katharine; and I then yours is France, and you are mine. must not blush to affirm it.

Kath. I cannot tell vat is dat. Kath. O bon Dieu! les langues des hommes K. Hen. No, Kate? I will tell thee in French; sont pleines des tromperies.

which, I am sure, will hang upon my tongue K. Hen. What says she, fair one? that the like a new-married wife about her husband's tongues of men are full of deceits ?

neck, hardly to be shook off. Quand j'ay la Alice. Ouy; dat de tongues of de mans is be possession de France, et quand vous avez le posfull of deceits : dat is de princess.

session de moi, (let me see, what then? Saint K. Hen. The princess is the better English- Dennis be my speed!)-donc vostre est France, woman. I'faith, Kate, my wooing is fit for thy et vous estes mienne. It is as easy for me, Kate, understanding: I am glad, thou can’st speak to conquer the kingdom, as to speak so much no better English; for, if thou could'st, thou more French: I shall never move thee in would'st find me such a plain king, that thou French: unless it be to laugh at me. would'st think, I had sold my farm to buy my Kath. Sauf vostre honneur, le François que crown. I know no ways to mince it in love, vous parlez, est meilleur que l'Anglois lequel je but directly to say-I love you : then, if you purle. urge me further than to say-Do you in faith? K. Hen. No, 'faith, 'tis pot, Kate: but thy I wear out my suit. Give me your answer; speaking of my tongue, and I thine, most truly i'faith, do; and so clap hands and a bargain: falsely, must needs be ranted to be much at How say you, lady?

one. But, Kate, dost thou understand thus Kath. Sauf vostre honneur, me understand much English? Canst thou love me? well.

Kuth. I cannot tell, K. Hen. Marry, if you would put me to ver- K. Hen. Can any of your neighbours tell, ses, or to dance for your sake, Kate, why you Kate? I'll ask them. Come, I know, thou undid me: for the one, I have neither words lovest me: and at night when you come into nor measure; and for the other, I have no your closet, you'll question this gentlewoman strength in measure,* yet a reasonable mea- about me; and I know, Kate, you will, to her, sure in strength. If I could win a lady at leap- dispraise those parts in me, that you love with frog, or by vaulting into my saddle with my your heart: but, good Kate, muck me merciarmour on my back, under the correction of fully; the rather, gentle princess, because I bragging be it spoken, I should quickly leap love thee cruelly. "If ever thou be’st mine, into a wife. Or, if I might buffet for my love, Kate, (as I have a saving faith within me, tells or bound my horse for her favours, I could lay me,-thou shalt, 1 get thee with scambling, on like a butcher, and sit like a jack-an-apes, and thou must therefore needs prove a good never off: but, before God, I cannot look green- soldier-breeder: Shall not thou and I, bely,t nor gasp out my eloquence, nor I have tween Saint Dennis and Saint George, comno cunning in protestation; only downright pound a boy, half French, balf English, that oaths, which I never use till urged, nor never shall go to Constantinople, and take the Turk break for urging: If thou canst love a fellow by the beard ? shall we not? what sayest thou, of this temper, Kate, whose face is not worth my fair flower-de-luce? sun-burning, that never looks in his glass for Kath. I do not know dat. love of any thing he sees there, let thine eye be K. Hen. No; 'tis hereafter to know, but now thy cook. I speak to thee plain soldier: If to promise: do but now promise, Kate, you thou canst love me for this, take me: if not, to will endeavour for your French part of such a say to thee—that I shall die, is true; but-for boy; and, for my English moiety, take the thy love, by the Lord, no; yet I love thee too. word of a king and a bachelor. How answer And while thou livest, dear Kate, take a fel- you, la plus belle Katharine du monde, mon tres low of plain and uncoinedt constancy; for he chere et divine deesse? perforce must do thee right, because he hath Kath. Your majesté’ave fausse French enough not the gift to woo in other places: for these to deceive de most sage demoiselle dat is en fellows of infinite tongue, that can rhyme them- France. selves into ladies' favours,-they do always K. Hen. Now, fie upon my false French! reason themselves out again. What! a speaker By mine honour, in true English, I love thee, is but a prater; a rhyme is but a ballad. A Kate: by which honour I dare not swear, thou good leg will fall :9 a straight back will stoop; lovest me; yet my blood begins to flatter me å black beard will turn white; a curled pate that thou dost, notwithstanding the poor and will grow-bald; a fair face will wither; a full untempering effect of my visage.* Now beeye will wax hollow: but a good heart, Kate, shrew my father's ambition! he was thinking is the sun and moon; or, rather, the sun, and of civil wars when he got me; therefore was not the moon; for it shines bright, and never created with a stubborn outside, with an aschanges, but keeps his course truly. If thou pect of iron, that, when I come to woo ladies, would have such a one, take me: And take I fright then. But, in faith, Kate, the elder me, take a soldier; take a soldier, take a king: I wax, the better I shall appear: my comfort And what sayest thou then to my love? speak, is, that old age, that ill layer-up of beauty, can my fair, and fairly, I pray thee.

do no more spoil upon my face: thou hast me, Kath. Is it possible dat I should love de if thou hast me, at the worst; and thou shalt enemy of France?

wear me, if thou wear me, better and better;

And therefore tell me, most fair Katharine, * In dancing. + 1.c. Like a young lover, awkwardly. will you have me? Put off your maiden

He means, resembling a plain piece of metal which has not yet received any impression. Fall away * I.e. Though my face has no power to soften you.

blushes; avouch the thoughts of your heart | naked, and blind: Can you blame her then with the looks of an empress; take me by the being a maid yet rosed over with the virgin hand, and say-Harry of England, I am thine: crimson of modesty, if she deny the appearance which word thou shalt no sooner bless mine of a naked blind boy in her naked seeing self? ear withal, but I will tell thee aloud-England It were, my lord, a hard condition for a maid is thine,

Ireland is thine, France is thine, and to consign to. Henry Plantagenet is thipe; who, though I K. Hen. Yet they do wink, and yield; as love speak it before his face, if he be not fellow is blind,

and enforces. with the best king, thou shalt find the best king Bur. They are then excused, my lord, when of good fellows. Come, your answer in bro- they see not what they do. ken music; for thy voice is music, and thy K. Hen. Then, good my lord, teach your English broken: therefore, queen of all, Ka- cousin to consent to winking. tharine, break thy mind to me in broken Eng- Bur. I will wink on her to consent, my lord, lish. Wilt thou have me?

if you will teach her to know my meaning: for Kath. Dat is, as it shall please de roy mon maids, well summered and warm kept, are like pere.

flies at Bartholomew-tide, blind, though they K. Hen. Nay, it will please him well, Kate; have their eyes; and then they will endure it shall please him, Kate.

handling, which before would not abide lookKuth. Den it sball also content me.

ing on. K. Hen. Upon that I will kiss your hand, K. Hen. This moral* ties me over to time, and I call you—my queen.

and a hot summer; and so I will catch the fly, Kath. Laissez, mon siegneur, laissez, luissez: your cousin, in the latter end, and she must be ma foy, je ne veux point que vous abbaissez vostre blind too. grandeur, en baisant la main d'une vostre indigne Bur. As love is, my lord, before it loves. serviteure ; excusez moy, je vous supplie, mon tres K. Hen. It is so: and you may, some of you, puissant seigneur.

thank love for my blindness; who cannot see K. Hen. Then I will kiss your lips, Kate. many a fair French city, for one fair French

Kath. Les dames, et damoiselles, pour estre maid that stands in my way. buiseés devant leur nopces, il n'est pas le coûtume Fr. King. Yes, iny lord, you see them perde France.

spectively, the cities turned into a maid; for K. Hen. Madam, my interpreter, what says they are all girdled with maiden walls, that she?

war hath nerer entered. Alice. Dat it is not be de fashion pour les K. Hen. Shall Kate be my wife? ladies of France,- I cannot tell what is, baiser, Fr. King. So please you. en English.

K. Hen. I am content; so the maiden cities K. Hen. To kiss.

you talk of, may wait on her: so the maid, that Alice. Your majesty entendre bettre que moy. stood in the way of my wish, shall show me the

K. Her. It is not the fashion for the maids in way to my will. France to kiss before they are married, would Fr. King. We have consented to all terms of she say?

reason. Alice. Ouy, vrayment.

K. Hen. Is't so, my lords of England ? K. Hen. 0, Kate, nice customs curt'sy to West. The king hath granted every article: great kings. Dear Kate, you and I cannot be His daughter, first; and then, in sequel, all, confined within the weak list of a country's According to their firm proposed natures. fashion: we are the makers of manners, Kate; Exe. Only, he bath not yet subscribed this:-and the liberty that follows our places, stops where your majesty demands,—That the king the mouths of all find faults; as I will do yours, of France, having any occasion to write for for upholding the nice fashion of your country, matter of grant, shall name yonr highness in in denying me a kiss: therefore, patiently,

and this form, and with this addition, in French, yielding. (Kissing her.) You have witchcraft Notre tres cher filz Henry roy d'Angleterre, hein your lips, Kate: there is more eloquence in retier de France; and thus in Latin,-Praclaa sugar touch of them, than in the tongues of rissimus filius noster Henricus, rex Anglia, et the French council; and they should sooner hæres Francia. persuade Harry of England, than a general Fr. King. Nor this I have not, brother, so petition of monarchs. Here comes your father.


But your request shall make me let it pass. Enter the FRENCH KING and QUEEN, BURGUN.

K. Hen. I pray you then, in love and dear DY, BEDFORD, GLOSTER, Exeter, WEST

alliance, MORELAND, and other French and English Let that one article rank with the rest: Lords.

And, thereupon, give me your daughter. Bur. God save your majesty! my royal cou- Fr. King. Take her, fair son; and from her sin, teach you our princess English?

blood raise up K. Hen. I would have her learn, my fair Issue to me: that the contending kingdoms cousin, how perfectly I love her; and that is Of France and England, whose very shores good English.

look pale Bur. Is she not apt?

With envy of each other's happiness, [tion K. Aen. Our tongue is rough, coz; and my May cease their batred; and this dear conjuncconditiont is not smooth: so that, having nei. Piant neighbourhood and Christian-like accord ther the voice nor the heart of flattery about in their sweet bosoms, that never war advance me, I cannot so conjure up the spirit of love in His bleeding sword 'wixt England and fair her, that he will appear in his true likeness.

France. Bur. Pardon the frankness of my mirth, if I AU. Amen! answer you for that. If you would conjure in K. Hen. Now welcome, Kate:-and bear me her you must make a circle: if conjure up love

witress all, in her in his true likeness, he must appear That here I kiss her as my sovereign queen.

[Flourish. Slight barrier. + Terper.


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