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Myself of many I am charg'd withal :

Which now doth that I would not have it do, Yet such extenuation let me beg,

Make blind itself with coolish tenderness. As, in reproof of inany tales devis'd,

P. Hen. I shall hereafter, my thrice-gracious lord, Which olt the ear of greatness needs must hcar,- Be more myselti By smiling pick-thanks' and base newsmongers, K. Fien. For all the world, I may, for some things true, wherein my youth As thou art to this hour, was Richard then Hath faulty wander'd and irregular,

When I from France set foot at lavenspurg; Find pardon on my true submission.

And even as I was then, is Percy now.
K. Hen. God pardon thee!-yet let me wonder, Now by my sceptre, and my soul to boot,

He hath more worthy interest to the state,
At thy aflections, which do hold a wing

Than thou, the shadow of succession ; Quite from the Night of all thy ancestors.

For, of no right, nor colour like to right, Thy place in council thou hast rudely lost, He doth fill fields with harness“ in the realm ; Which by thy younger brother is supplicu; Turns licad against the lion's armed jais; And art almost an alien to the hearts

And, being no more in debt to years than thou, Of all the court and princes of my blood :

Leads ancient lords and reverend bishops on, The hope and expectation of thy time

To bloody battles, and to bruising arnis. Is ruin'd; and the soul of every man

What never-dying honour hain he got Prophetically does fore-think thy fall.

Against renowned Douglas; whose high deeds, Had I so lavish of my presence beeni,

Whose hot incursions, and great name in arins, So common-lackney'd in the eyes of


Holds from all soldiers chief majority, So stale and cheap to vulyar company;

And military title capital, Opinion, that did help me to the crown,

Through alihe kingdoms that acknowledge Christ? Had still kept loyal to possession ;?

Thrice hath this Hotspur Mars in swathing clothes, And left me in reputcless banishinent,

This intant warrior, in his enterprises A fellow of no mark, nor likelihood.

Discomtitled great Douglas : la'en him once, By being seldom seen, I could not stir,

Enlarged him, and made a friend of him, But, like a comet, I was wonder'd at:

To lill'une mouth of deep defance up,
That men would tell their children, This is he: And shake the peace and safety of our throne.
Others would say,–Where? which is Bulingbroke? And what say you to this? Percy, Northumberland,
And then I stole all courtesy from heaven, The archbishop's grace of York, Douglas, Mor
And dress'd myself in such humility,

That I did pluck allegiance from men's hearts, Capitulate against us, and are up.
Loud shouis and salutations from their inouths, Bui wherefore do I tell these news lo thee?
Even in the presence of the crowned king. Wy, Harry, do I tell thee of my foes,
Thus did I keep my person fresh, and new;

Which art my ncar'st and deareste enemy?
My presence, like a robe pontifical,

Thou that art like enough,—through vassal sear, Ne'er seen,

but wonder'd at: and so my state, Base inclination, and the start of spicen,Seldom, but sumptuous, showed like a scast; To fight against me under Percy's pay, And won, by rareness, such solemnity.

To doy his heels, and court'sy at his frowns, The skipping kins, he ambled up and doin To show how much degenerale thou art. With shallow jesters, and rasti bavind wits,

P. llen. Do not think so, you shall not find it so; Soon kindled, and soon burn'd: carded his state; And God forgive them, that have so much swy'd Mingled his royally with capering fools;

Your majesty's good thoughts away from me! Had his great naine profaned with their scorns; I will redecin all this on Perey's head, And gave his countenance, against his name,

And, in the closing of some glorious day, To laugh at gibing bors, and stand the push Be bold to tell you, that I am your son ; Of every beardless vain comparative:

When I will wear a garment all of blood, Grew a companion to the common streets, And stain my favours in a bloody mask, Enfeofl'ds himself to popularity :

Which, wash'd a way, shall scour my shume with it. That being daily swallow'd by men's cyes,

And that shall be the day, whene'er it lights, They surfeited with honey; and began

That this same child of honour and renown, To loallie the taste of sweetness, whereof a lilile This gallant Hotspur, this all-praised kinight, More than a little is by much too much.

and your iinihought-of Harry, chance to meet : So, when he had occasion to be seen,

For every honour sitting on his heim, He was but as a cuckoo is in June,

'Would ihey were multitudes; and on my head Heard, not regarded; seen, but with such cycs, Mv shames redoubled! for the time will come, As, sick and blunted with community,

That I shall make this northern youth exchange Afford no extraordinary raze,

His glorious deeds for my indignities. Such as is bent on sun-like majesty

Percy is but my factor, good ny lord, When it shines seklom in admirin cycs: To engross up glorious deeds on my behall; But rather drowz'd, and liung their eye-lids down, And I will call him to so strict account, Slept in his face, and render'd such aspect That he shall render every glory up, As cloudy men use to their adversaries;

Yea, even the slightest worship of his time, Being with his presence glutted, gorg'd, and full. Or I will tear the reckoning from his heart. And in that very line, llarry, stind'st thou : This, in the name of God, I promise here : For thou hast lost thy princely privilege,

The which is he be pleas'd I shall perform, With vile participation; not an eye

I do beseech your majesty, may salve But is a-weary of thy common sight,

The long-grown wounds of my intemperance: Save mine, which hath desir'd to sec thee more; If not, the end of life cancels all bands ;' (1) Officious parasites.

(3) Brushwood. (4) Rival. (5) Possessed. (2) True to him that had then possession of the (6) Armour, (7) Combine, 18) Most fatale crown,

(9) Bonds,

And I will dic a hundred thousand deaths, lignis fatuus, or a ball of wildbre, there's no pur. Ere break the smallest parcel of this vow. chase in money, 0, thou art a perpetual triumph,

K. Hen. A hundred thousand rebels die in this:- an everlasting bonfire-light! Thou hast saved iné Thou shal: have charge, and sovereign trust, herein. a thousand marks in links and torches, walking Enter Blunt.

with thee in the night, betwixt tavern and tavern:

but the sack that thou hast drunk me, would have How now, good Blunt? thy looks are full of speed. bought me lights as good chcap, at the dearest Blunt. So hath the business that I come to chandler's in Europe. I have maintained that speak of.

salamander of yours with fire, any line this two Lord Mortimer of Scotland hath sent word, and thirty years; Heaven reward me for it! That Douglas, and the English rebels, met, Bard. 'Sblood, I would my face were in your The eleventh of this month, at Shrewsbury: belly! A mighty and a fearful head they are,

Fal. God-a-mercy! so should I be sure to be I promises be kept on every hand,

heart-burned. As ever offer'd foul play in a state.

Enter Hostess. K. Hen. The earl of Westmoreland set forth to-day :

How now, dame Partlet the hen ?' have you inWith him my son, lord John of Lancaster; quired yet, who pick'd my pocket ? For this advertisement? is five days old :

Host. Why, sir John! what do you think, sir On Wednesday next, Harry, you shall set John? Do you think I keep thieves in my house? I Forward; on Thursday, we ourselves will march: have searched, I have inquired, so has my husband, Our meeting is Bridgnorth: and, Harry, you man by man, boy by boy, servant by servant: the Shall march through Glostershire; by which ac- tithe oi a hair was never lost in my house before. count,

Fal. You lie, hostess ; Bardolph was shaved, and Our business valued, some twelve days hence lost many a hair: and I'll be sworn, my pockel wus Our general forces at Bridgnorth shall mect. picked: Go to, you are a woman, go. Our hands are full of business : let's a way; Host. Who, 1? I defy thec: I was never called Advantage feeds him fat,' while men delay. (Exe. so in mine own house before. SCENE II-Eastcheap. A room in the Boar's

Fal. Go to, I know you well enough. Head Tavern. Enter l'alstali' and Bardolph.

Host. No, sir John ; you do not know me, sir

John: I know you, sir John : you owe me inoney, Fal. Bardolph, am I not fallen away vilely since sir John, and now you pick a quarrel to beguile me this last action ? 'do I not bate? do I not dwindle ? of it: I bought you a dozen otshirts to your back. Why, my skin hangs about me like an old lady's Fal. Dowlas, filthy do wlas: I have given them loose gown; I am wither'd like an old apple-John. away to bakers' wives, and they have made bolters Well, I'll repent, and thai suddenly, while I am in of them. some liking;" I shall be oui of nearl shortly, and Hosi. Now, as I am a true woman, holland of then I shall have no strength to repent. An I have eight shillings an ell. You owe money here besides, not forgotten what the inside of a church is made sir John, for your diet, and by drinkings, and of, I am a pepper-corni, a brewer's horse: the inside money lent vou, four and twenty pound. of a church! Company, villanous company, hath

Fal. He had his part oi' it; let him pay. been the spoil of me.

Host. Hc? alas, he is poor; he hath nothing. Bard. Sir John, you are so fretsul, you cannot Fal. How! poor? look upon his face; What cal} live long.

you rich ? let them coin his nose, let them coin his Fal. Why, there is it :-come, sing me a bawdy cheeks; I'll not pay a denier. What, will you make song; make me merry, I was as virtuously given, a younker of me? shall I not take mine eose in minc as a gentleman need to be; virtuous cnouch: swore inn, but I shall have my pocket picked ? I have little diced, not above seven times a week; went lost a scal-ring of my grandfather's, worth forty to a bawdy-house, not ahove once in a quarter- marli. of an hour; paid inoney that I borrowed, thrce or

Host. O Jesu! I have hcard the prince tell him, four times ; lived well, and in good compass: and I know not how oft, that that ring was copper. now I live out of all order, out of all compass.

Fal. How! the prince is a Jack,' a sneak-cup; Bard. Why, you are só fat, sir John, that you and, if he were here, I would cudgel him like a must needs be out of all compass; out of all rea- dog, if he would say so. sonable compass, sir John. Fal. Do thou amend thy face, and I'll amend my

Enter Prince Henry and Poins, marching. Fal. life: Thou art our admiral,' thou bearest the lan

staff meets the Prince, playing on his lruncheon

like a fije. tern in the poop,—but 'tis in the nose of thee; thou art the knight of the burning lamp.

Fal. How now, lad ? is the wind in that door, Bard. Why, sir John, my face does you no harm. i'faith? must we all march?

Fal. No, I'll be sworn; I make as good use of Bard. Yca, two and two, Newgatc-fashion. it as many a man doth of a death's head, or a me- Host. My lord, I pray you, hear me. mento mori: I never see thy face, but I think upon P. Hen. What sayest, thoit, mistress Quickly". hell-fire, and Dives that lived in purple; for there How does thy husband ? I love him well, hc is úla he is in his robes, burning, burning. I thou wert honest man. any way given to virtue, I would swear by thy Hos!. Gcou my lord, hear me, face; my oath should be, By this fire: but thou art Fal. Pr’ythre, let her alone, and list to me. altogether given over; and wert indeed, but for P. Hen. What sayest thou, Jack? the light in thy face, the son of utter darkness. Fal. The other night I fell asleep here behind When thou ran'st up Gads-hill in the night to catch the arras, and had my pocket picked : this house, my horse, if I did not think thou hadst been an

(6) In the story-book of Reynard the Fox, (1) Part. (2) Intelligence. (3) Feeds himseil, 17) A term of contempt frequently used by 14) Have some flesh. (5) Admiral's ship. Shakspeare,


* is turned bawdy-house, they pick pockets. poor Jack Falstaff do, in the days of villany? Thou P. Hen. What didst thou lose, Jack?

seest, I have more flesh than another man; and Fal. Wilt thou believe me, Hal? three or four therefore more frailty.--You consess then, you bonds of forty pound a-piece, and a seal-ring of my picked my pocket ? grandfather's.

P. Hen. It appears so by the story. P. Hen. A trille, some eight-penny matter. Fal. Hostess, I forgive thee : Go, make ready Host. So I told him, my lord ; and I said, 1 breakfast; love thy husband, look to thy servants

, heard your grace say so: And, my lord, he speaks cherish thy guests: thou shalt find me tractable to most vilely of you, like a foul-inouthed man as he any honest reason: thou seest, I am pacified. Sull? s; and said, he would cudyel you.

- Nay, pr’ytbce, be gone. (Exit Hostess.) Now, P. Hen. VVhat! he did not?

Hal, to ihe news at court: for the robbery, lad, Host. There's neither faith, truth, nor woman- How is that answered ? nood in me else.

P. Hen. O, my sweet beer, I must still be good P. llen. There's no more faith in thce than in a angel lo thee:- The money is paid back again. stewed prunc; nor no more truth in thee, than in Fal. O, I do not like that paying back, 'tis a a drawn fox; and for womanhood, maid Marian' double labour. may be the deputy's wife of the ward to thee. Go, P. Hen. I am good friends with my father, and you thing, go.

may do any thing Host. Say, what thing? what thing?

Fal. Rob me the exchequer the first thing thou Fal. Whát thing? why, a thing to thank God on. doest, and do it with unwashed hands too.

Host. I am no thing to thank God on, I would Bard. Do, my lord. thou should'st know it ; I am an honest man's wise: P. Hen. I have procured thee, Jack, a charge and, setting thy knighthood aside, thou art á knave of foot. to call me so.

Fal. I would, it had been of horse. Where shall Fal. Setting thy womanhood aside, thou art a I find one that can steal well ? O for a fine thief, of beast to say otherwise.

the age of two and twenty, or thereabouts! I am Host. Say, what bcast, thou knave thou? heinously unprovided. Well, God be thanked for Fal. What beast? why, an otter.

these rebels, they offend none but the virtuous; I P. Hen. An otter, sir John? why an otter ? laud them, I praise them. Fal. Why? she's neither fish, nor flesh; a man

P. Hen. Bardolphknows not where to have her.

Bard. My lord. Host. Thou art in unjust man in saying so; P. Hen. Go bear this letter to lord John of thou or any man knows where to have inc, thou Lancaster, knave thou!

My brother John; this to my lord of WestmoreP. Hen. Thou savest truc, hostess; and he slan

land.ders thee most grossly.

Go, Poins, to horse, to horse ; for thou, and I, Hosl. So he doin you, my lord ; and said this Have thirty miles to ride yet ere dinner-time. other day, you ourht him a thousand pound. Jack,

P. Hen. Sirrah, do I owe you a thousand pound? Meet me to morrow i'the Temple hall,

Fal. A thousand pound, Hai? a million : thy lovc Attio o'clock i'the afternoon: is worth a million ; thou oiveat me thy love. There shalt thou know thy charge; and there Host. Nay, my lord, he called you Jack, and

receive said, he would cudge you,

Money, and order for their furniture. Fal. Did I, Bardolph?

The land is burning ; Percy stands on high; Bard. Indeed, sir John, you said so.

And either they, or we, must lower lie. Fal. Yea; if he said, my ring was copper.

[Exeunt Prince, Poins, and Bardolph. P. Hen. I say, 'tis copper: Darest thou be as Fal. Rare words! brave world !---Hostess, good as thy word now?

my breakfast, come:Fal. Why, Ha!, thou knowest, as thou art buto, I could wish, this lavern were my drum. (Eril. man, I dare: but, as thou art prince, I fear thee, as I lear the roaring of ihe lion's whelp.

P. Hen. And why not, as the lion ?
Fal. The king himself is to be feared as the lion:

Dost thou thinki, I'll fear thec 3s I fear thy father ?
nay, an I do, I pray God, my girdle break!
P. Hen. O, if it should, how would thy guts fall

SCENE I.— The rebel camp, near Shrewsbury. about thy knees! But, sirrah, there's no room for

Enter Hotspur, Worcester, and Douglas. faith, truth, nor honesty, in this bosom of thine: it Hot.Well said, my noble Scot: If speaking truth, is filled up with guts, and midrill. Charge an In this finc age, were not thought flattery, honest woman with picking thy pochet! Why, thou Such attribution should the Douglas- have, whoresno, impudent, embossed? rascal, if there As not a soldier of this season's stamp were any thing in thy pocket but tavern-reckonings, Should go so general current through the world. memorandums of bawdy-houses, and one poor By heaven, I cannot flatter; I defya penny-worth of sugar-candy, to make thee long- The tongues of soothers; but a braver place winded ; if thy pocket were enriched with any In my heart's love, hath no man than yourself: other injuries but these, I am a viliai. And yet Nav, task me to the word; approve me, lord. you will stand to it; you will not pocket up wrong: Doug. Thou art the king of honour : Art thou not ashamed ?

No man so potent breathes upon the ground, Fal. Dost thou hear, Hal? thou knowest, in the But I will beard him. state of innocency, Adam fell ; and what'should Hot.

Do so, and 'tis well:(1) A man dressed like a woman, who attends (3) This expression is applied by way of premorris-dancers.

eminence to the head of the Douglas family. (2) Swoln, puffy,

(4) Disdain. (5) Meet him face to face.

Enter a Messenger, with letlers.


You strain too far. What letters hast thou there?–I can but thank you. 1; rather, of his absence make this use ;Mess. These letters come from your father,

It lends a lustre, and more great opinion, Hot. Letters from him! why comes he not him- A larger dare to our great enterprise, self?

Than if the earl were here: for men must think, Mess. He cannot come, my lord; he’s grievous to push against the kingdom ; with his help,

If we, without his help, can make a head sick. Hot. Zounds! how has he the leisure to be sick, Yet all goes well

, yet all our joints are whole. in such a justling time? Who leads his power ?' Under whose government come they along ?

Doug. As heart can think : there is not such a Mess. His letters bear his mind, not I, my lord.

Wor. I priythce, tell me, doth he keep his bed ? Spoke of in Scotland, as this term of fear.
Mess. He did, my lord, four days ere I set forth;

Enier Sir Richard Vernon.
And at the time of my departure thence,
He was much fear'd by his physicians.

Hot. My cousin Vernon! welcome, by my soul. Wor. I would, the state of time had first been Ver. Pray God, my news be worth a welcome, whole,

lord. Ere he by sickness had been visited ;

The earl of Westmoreland, seven thousand strong, His healih was never better worth than now. Is marching hitherwards; with him, prince John. Hot. Sick now! droop now! this sickness doth Hot. No harm : What more? infect


And further, I have learn'd, The very life-blood of our enterprise ;

The king himself in person is set forth, 'Tis catching hither, even to our camp.

Or hitherwards intended speedily, He writes ine here,—that inward sickness- With strong and mighty preparation. And that his friends by deputation could not Hot. He shall be welcome too. Where is his son, So soon be drawn; nor did he think it meel, The nimble-footed mad-cap prince of Wales, To lay so dangerous and dear a trust

And his comrades, that dair'd the world aside, On any soul remov'd, but on his own.

And bid it pass ? Yet doth he give us bold advertisement,


All furnish'd, all in arms, That with our small conjunction, we should on, All plum'd like estridges that wing the wind; To see how fortune is dispos'd to us :

Bated like eagles having lately bath'd ;' For, as he writes, there is no quailing? now; Glittering in golden coats, like images; Because the king is certainly possess'd

As full of spirit as the month of May, Of all our purposes. What say you to it? And gorgeous as the sun at midsummer;

Wor. Your father's sickness is a maim to us. Wanton as youthful goats, wild as young bulls.

Hot. A perilous gash, a very limb lopp'd off :- I saw young Harry,-with his beaver on, And yet, in faith, 'tis not; his present want His cuissesió on his thighs, gallantly arm’d, Seems more than we shall find it :-Were it good, Rise from the ground like leatherd Mercury, To set the exact wealth of all our states

And vaulted with such case into his seat, All at one cast ? to set so rich a main

As if an angel dropp'd down from the clouds, On the nice hazard of one doubtful hour?

To turn and wind a fiery Pegasus, It were not good : for therein should we read And witch" the world with noble horsemanship. The very bottom and the soul of hopc;

Hot. No more, no morc; worse than the sun The very list,“ the very utmost bound

in March, Of all our fortunes.

This praise doth pourish agues. Let them come; Doug.

'Faith, and so we should ; They come like sacrifices in their trim, Whicre now remains a sweet reversion :

And to the fire-ey'd maid of smoky war, We may boldly spend upon the hope of what All hot, and bleeding, will we offer them: Is to come in :

The mailed Mars shall on his altar sit,
A comfort of retirement lives in this,

Up to the cars in blood. I am on fire,
Hol. A rendezvous, a home to sly unto, To hear this rich reprisal is so nigh,
If that the devil and mischance look big

And yet not ours :-Come, let me take my horse, Upon the maidenhead of our affairs.

Who is to bear me, like a thunderbolt, Wor. But yet, I would your father had been Against the bosom of the prince of Wales : here.

Harry to Harry shall, hot horse to horse, The quality and hair of our attempt

Meet, and ne'er part, till one drop down a corse. Brooks no division: It will be thought

0, that Glendower were come! By some, that know not why he is away,


There is more news: That wisdom, loyalty, and mere dislike

I learn’d in Worcester, as I rode along, of our proceedings, kept the earl from hence; He cannot draw his power this fourteen days. And think, how such an apprehension

Dong. That's the worst tidings that I hear of yet. May turn the tide of fearful faction,

Wor. Ay, by my faith, that bears a frosty sound. And breed a kind of question in our cause : Hot. What may the king's whole battle reach For, well you know, we of the offering side

unto ? Must keep aloor from strict arbitrement;

Ver. To thirty thousand. And stop all sight-holes, every loop, from whence Hof.

Forty let it be; The eye of reason may pry in upon us :

My father and Glendower being both away, This absence of your father's draws a curtain, The powers of us may serve so great a day. That shows the igaorant a kind of fear

Come, let us make a muster speedily: Before not dreamt of.

Doomsday is ncar; die all, die merrily. (1) Forces. (2) Languishing. (3) Informed. (7) Threw off. (8) Dressed with ostrich feathers, (4) Line. (5) Whereas.

(9) Fresh as birds just washed. (10) Armour, (6) The complexion, the character.

(11) Bewitch, charm.



Doug. Talk not of dying; I am out of fear theft hath already made thee butter. But tell me, Of death, or death's hand, for this one hull vear. Jack; whose fellows are these that come aller ?

(Exeunt. Fal. Mine, Hal, mine.

P. Hen. I did never see such pitiful rascals. SCENE II.- A public road near Coventry. Enter Fal. Tut, tut; good enough to loss; food for Falstatl' and Bardolph.

powder, food for powder; they'll fill a pit, as well Fal. Bardolph, get thee before to Coventry; fill as better : tush, man, mortal men, mortal men. me a bottle of sack: our soldiers shall march West. Ay, but, sir John, methinks they are ei: through; we'll to Sutton-Collield to-night. ceeding poor and bare; too beggarly.

Bard. 'Will you give me money, capiain ? Ful. Faith, for their poverty, I know not where Fal. Lay out, lay out.

they had that: and for their bareness,-I am sure, Bard. This bottle makes an angel.

they never learned that of me. Fal. An if it do, take it for thy labour; and if P. Hen. No, I'll be sworn; unless you call it make twenty, take them all, I'll answer the coin-three fingers on the ribs, bare. But, sirrah, make age. Bid my lieutenant Peto meet me at the huste; Percy is already in the field, town's end.

Fal. What is the king encamped ? Bard. I will, captain : farewell.

[Erit. West. He is, sir John; I fear, we shall stay too Fal. If I be not ashamed of my soldiers, I am long. a souced gurnet.' I have misused the king's press Fal. Well, damnably. I have got, in exchange of a hundred To the latter end of a fray, and the beginning of a and fifty soldiers, three hundred and odd pourds.

feast, I press me none but good householders, yeomen's Fits a dull fighter, and a keen guest. (Ereunt. sons: inquire out contracted bachelors, such as had been asked twice on the banns; such a com

SCENE III.-The rebel camp near Shreu sourry. modity of warm slaves, as had as lief hear the devil

Enter Hotspur, Worcester, Douglas, and Ver as a drum; such as fear the report of a caliver, worse than a struck fowl, or a hurt wild-duck. 'I Hot. We'll fight with him to-night, pressed me none but such toasts and butter, with


It may not be. hearts in their bellies no bigwer than pin's heads, Doug. You give him then advantage. and they have bought out their services; and now Ver.

Not a whit. my whole charge consists of ancients, corporals, Hot. Why say you so ? looks he not for supply? Jieutenants, gentlemen of companies, slaves as rag

Ver. So do we. ged as Lazarus in the painted cloth, where the Hot.

His is certain, ours is doubtful. glutton's dogs licked his sores: and such as, in- Wor. Good cousin, be advis'd; stir not to-night. deed, were never soldiers ; but discarded unjust Ver. Do not, my lord. serving-men, younger sons to younger brothers, re- Doug

You do not counsel well; volted tapsters, and ostlers trade-fallen; the cankers You speak it out of fear, and cold heart. of a calm world, and a long peace; ten times more Ver. Do me no slander, Douglas: by my life, dishonourable ragged than an old faced ancient :: (And I dare well maintain it with my life,) and such have I, to fill up the rooms of them that is well-respected honour bid me on, have bought out their services, that you would think, I hold as little counsel with weak fear, that I had a hundred and listy taitered prodigals, As you my lord, or any Scot that lives :lately come from swine-keeping, from eating draft Let it be seen to-morrow in the battle, and husks. A mad fellow met me on the way, and Which of us sears. told me, I had unloaded all the gibbets, and pressed Doug.

Yea, or to-night. the dead bodies. No eve hath seen such scare- Ver.

Content. crows. I'll not march through Coventry with them, Hot. To-night, say I. that's fat:-Nay, and the villains march wide be- Ver.

Come, come, it may not be. twixt the legs, as if they had gyves on; for, indeed, I wonder much, being men of such great leading, I had the most of them out of prison. There's bui That you foresee not what impediments a shirt and a hall in all my company; and the half- Drag back our expedition : Certain horse shirt is two napkins, tacked together, and thrown Of my cousin Vernon's are not yet come up: over the shoulders, like a herald's coat without Your uncle Worcester's horse came bul to-day; sleeves; and the shirt, to say the truth, stolen from And now their pride and mettle is asleep, my host at Saint Alban's, or the red-nose inn- Thcir courage with hard labour tame and dull, keeper of Daintry.5 But that's all one; they'll find That not a horse is half the halls himself. linen enough on every hedge.

Hot. So are the horses of the enemy Enter Prince Henry and Westmoreland.

In general, journey-bated, and brought low;

The better part of ours is full of rest, P. Hen. How now, blown Jack? how now, quilt? Wor. The number of the king exceedeth ours:

Fal. What, Hal? How now, mad wag? what a For God's sake, cousin, stay till all come in. devil dost thou in Warwickshire ?-My good lord

[The trumpet sounds a parley. of Westmoreland, I cry you mercy; I thought your honour had already been at Shrewsbury.

Enter Sir Walter Blunt. West. 'Faith, sir John, 'tis more than time that Blunt. I come with gracious offers from the king, I were there, and you too; but my powers are If you vouchsase me hearing, and respect, there already : The king, I can tell you, looks for Hot. Welcome, sir Walter Bluni; And 'would us all; we must away all night.

to God, Fal. Tut, never fear me; I am as vigilant as a You were of our determination ! cat to steal cream.

Some of us love you well: and even those some P. Hen. I think, to steal cream, indeed; for thy Envy your great deserving, and good name;

Because you are not of our quality," (1) A fish.

(2) A gun. (3) Standard,
(5) Daventry,

(6) Conduct, experience, (7) Fellowship.

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