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Like strengthless hingcs, buckle under life Derives from heaven his quarrel, and his cause; Impatient of his fit, breaks like a fire

Tells thein, he doth bestride a bleeding land, Out of his keeper's arms; cven so my limbs, Gasping for lile under grent Bolingbroke; Weaken'd with grief, being now enrag'd with grier, And more, and less, do flock to follow hiin. Are thrice themselves ; hence therefore, thou nice' North. 'I knew of this before; but, to speak trurin crutch;

This present grief had wip'd it from my mind. A scaly gauntlet now, with joints of steel, Go in with me; and counsel every man Must glove this hand: and hence, thou sickly quoif;? The aptest way for safety, and revenge: Thou art a guard too wanton for the head, Get posts, and letters, and make friends with speed; Which princes, flesh'd with conquest, aim to hit. Never so few, and never yet more necd. (Exeunt. Now bind my brows with iron; and approach The ragged’st hour that time and spite dare bring, SCENE II.---London. A street. Enter Sir John To frown upon the enrag'd Northumberland!

Falstaff, will his Page bearing his sword and Let heaven kiss earth! Now let not nature's hand

buckler. Keep the wild flood confin'd! let order die ! Fal. Sirrah, you giant, what says the doctor 10 And let this world no longer be a stage,

my water? To feed contention in a lingering act;

Page. He said, sir, the water itself was a good But let one spirit of the first-born Cain

healthy water: but, for the party that owed it, he Reign in all bosoms, that, each heart being set might have more discases than he knew for. On bloody courses, the rude scene may end,

Fal. Men of all sorts take a pride to gird' at me; And darkness be the burier of the dead!

The brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is Tra. This strained passion doth you wrong, my not able to vent any thing that tends to laughter, lord.

more than I invent, or is invented on me: I ain not Bard. Sweet earl, divorce not wisdom (rom your only witty in myself, but the cause that wit is in honour.

other men. I do here walk before thee, like a row, Mor. The lives of all your loving complices ihat hath o'erwhelmed all her litter but one. If the Lean on your health ; the which, if you give o'er prince put thee into my service for any other reason To stormy passion, must perforce decay. ihan to set me elf, why then I have no judgment. You cast the event of war, my noble lord, Thou whoreson mandrake,” thou art fitter to be And summ'd the account of chance, before you worn'in my car, than to wait at my heels. I was said,

never manned with an agatct' till now : but I will Let us make head. It was your presurmise, set you neither in gold nor silver, but in vile appaThat in the dole of blows your son might drop: rel, and send you back again to your master, for a You knew, he walk'd o'er perils, on an edge,

jewel; the juvenal, the prince your master, whose More likely to fall in, than to get o'er :

chin is not yet iledged. I will sooner have a beard You were advis'd, his flesh was capable

grow in the palm of my hand, than he shall get one Of wounds, and scars; and that his forward spirits on his check; and yet he will not stick to say, his Would litt him where most trade of danger rang'd ; face is a face royal: God may finish it when he Yet did you say,-Go forth; and none of this, will, it is not a hair amiss yet: he may keep it still Though strongly apprehended, could restrain as a face-royal, for a barber shall never earn sixThe stiff-borne action: What hath then befallen, pencc out of it; and yet he will be crowing, as if Or what hath this bold enterprise brought forth,

he had writ man ever since his father was a bacheMore than that being which was like to be? lor. He may keep his own grace, but he is almost

Bard. We ali, that are engaged to this loss, out of mine, I can assure him.---llhat said Knew that we ventur'd on such dangerous seas, master Dumbleton about the satin, for my short That, if we wrought out life, 'twas ten to one: cloak, and slops? And yet we ventur'd, for the gain propos'd

Page. He said, sir, you should procure him beta Chok'd the respect of likely peril fear'd;

ter assurance than Bardolph: he would not take And, since we are o'erset, venture again.

his bond and yours; he liked not the security. Come, we will all put forth ; body, and goods.

Fal. Let him be damned like a glutten! may Mor. 'Tis more ihan time: And, my inost nolle his tongue be hotter!-A whoreson Achitophel ! á lord,

rascally yes-forsooth knave! to bear a gentleman I hear for certain, and do speak the truth, in hand, and then stand upon security!- The whoreThe gentle archbishop of York is tip,

son smooth-pates do now wear nothing but high With well-appointed powers ; -, he is a man, shoes, and bunches of keys at their girdles; and if Who with a double surety birds his followers. a man is thorough with them in honcst taking up, My lord your son had only but the corps, then they must stand upon--SCcurity. I had as But shadows, and the shows of men, to light: lief they would put ratsbane in my mouth, as offer For that same word, rebellion, did divide 10 stop it with security. I looked he should have The action of their bodies from their souls ; sent mic two and twenty yards of satin, as I am a And they did fight with qucasiness, constrain'd, true knight, and he sends me security. Well, he As men drink potions; that their weapons only may sleep in security; for he hath the horn of Seem'd on our side, but, for their spirits and souls, abundance, and the lightness of his wife shines This word, rebellion, it had froze them up, through it: and yet cannot he see, though he As fish are in a pond : But now the bishop have his own lantern to light him.-- Where's Turns insurrection to religion :

Bardolph? Suppos'd sincere and holy in his thoughts, Page. He's gone into Smithfield, to buy your He's follow'd bolh with body and with mind; worship a horse. And doth enlarge his rising with the blood

Fal. 'I bought him in Paul's, and he'll buy me & Of fair king Richard, scrap'd from Pomfret stones; horse in Smithfield: an I could get me but a wife

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in the steiss, I were manned, horned, and wived.! Ch. Just. I think, you are fallen into the diss Enler the Lord Chief Justice, and an allendant. ease; for you hear not what I say to you.

Ful. Very well, my lord, very well rather, an't Page. Sir, here comes the nobleman that com- please you, it is the disease of not listening, the mitted the prince for suiking him about Bardolph. inalady of not marking, that I am troubled withal. Fal. Wait close; I will not see him.

Ch. Just. To punish you by the heels, would Ch. Just. What's he that goes ther: ?

amend the attention of your ears; and I care noi, Allen. Falstaff, an't please your lordship. if I become your physician. Ch. Just. He that was in question for the robbery? Fal. I am as poor as Job, my lord ; but not so

Alten. Jle, my lord: but he hath since done patient: your lordship, may minister the polion of good service at Shrewsbury; and, as I hear, is imprisonment to me, in respect of poverty; but now going with some charge to the lord Johi or how I should be your patient to follow your pre Lancasier.

scriptions, the wise may make some dram of a Ch. Just. What, to York? Call him back again. scruple, or, indeed, a seruple


. Allen, Sir John Fulstall!

Ch. Just. I sent for you, when there were matFal. Bay, tell him, I am deas.

ters against you for your life, to come speak with Puge. You must speak louder, my master is dear. mc.

Ch. Just. I am sure, he is, to the hearing of any Fal. As I was then advised by my learned coun thing good. -Go, pluck him by the elbow; I must sel in the laws of this land-service, I did not come. speak with him.

Ch. Just. Well, the truth is, sir John, you live Alten. Sir John,

in great infamy. Ful. What! a young knave, and beg! Is there Fal. He that buckles him in my belt, cannot not warz? is there not employment? Duth not the live in less. king lack subjects? do not the rebels pece sol- Ch. Just. Your means are very slender, and diers? Though it be a shame to be on any side your waste is great. but one, it is worse shame to beg than to be on the Fal. I would it were otherwise; I would my worst side, were it worse than the name of rebch means were greater, and my waist slenderer. lion can tell how to make it,

Ch. Just. You have misled the youthful prince. Alten. You mistake me, sir.

Fal. The young prince hath misled me: I am Fal. Why, sir, did I say you were an honest the fellow with the grea! belly, and he my dog. man? setting my knighthood and my soldiership Ch. Just. Well, I am loath to gall a new-healed aside, I had lied in my throat if I had 's:id so. wound; your day's service at Shrewsbury hath a

Alien. I pray you, sir, then set your knighthood little gilded over your night's exploit on Gads-hill. and your soldiership aside; and give me leave to you may thank the unquiet time for your quiet o'er. tell you, you lie in your throat, if you say I am any posting that action. other than an honest man.

Fal. My Jord ? Fal. I give thee leave to tell me so! I lay aside Ch. Just. But since all is well, keep it so: wake that which grows to me! If thou gell'st any leave not a sleeping woll. of me, hang ine; is thou lakest lcave, thou wert Fal. To wake a woll, is as bad as to smell a fox. better be hanged: You hunt-counter, hence ! Ch. Just. What! you are as a candle, the bci. avaunt!

ter part burnt out, Allen. Sir, my lord would speak with you. Fal. A wassel' candle, my lord ; all tallov: if Ch. Just. Sir John Falstall, a word with you. I did say of was, my growth would approve the

Fal. My good lord !--God give your lordship truth. good time of day. I am glad to see your lordship Ch. Just. There is not a white hair on your face, abroad: I heard say, your lordship was sick : 1 but should have his effect of gravity. hope your lordship goes abroad by advice. Your Fal. Ilis effect of gravy, gravy, gravy. Jordship, though not clean past your youth, hath Ch. Juust. You follow the young prince up and yet some smack of age in you, some relish of the down, like his ill angcl. saltness of time; and I most humbly beseech your Fa!. Not so, my lord; your ill angel is light; lordship, to have a reverend care of your health. but, I hope, he that looks upon me, will take me

Ch. Just. Sir John, I sent for you before your without weighing: and yet, in some respects, I expedition to Shrewsbury.

rant, I cannot go, I cannct tell :: Virtue is of so Fal. An't please your lordship, I hear, his ma- little regard in these coster-monger times, that true resty is returned with some discomfort from Wales. valour is turned bear-herd: Pregnancy is made a

Ch. Just. I talk not of his majesty :-You would tapster, and hath his quick wit wasted in giving not come when I sent for you.

reckonings: all the other gifts appertinent to man, Fal. And I hear moreover, his highness is fallen as the malice of this age shapes them, are not into this same whoreson apoplexy.

worth a gooseberry. You, that are old,' consider Ch. Just. Well, heaven mend him! I pray, let not the capacitics of us that are young: you me speak with you.

measure the heat of our livers with the bitterness or Fal. This appplesy is, as I take it, a kind of your galls: and we that are in the vaward' of our lethargy, an't please your lordship; a kind of sleep-youth, I must confess, are wags too. ing in the blood, a whoroson tingling.

Ch. Jusl. Do you set down your name in the Ch. Just. What tell you me of it? be it as it is. scroll of youth, that are written down old with all

Fal. It hath its original from much grief; from the characters of age ? Have you not a moist eye? study, and perturbation of the brain: I have read a dry hand? a yellow cheek? a white beard? a the cause of his effects in Galen; it is a kind of decreasing leg? 'an increasing belly? Is not your deafness.

voice broken? your wind short ? your chin double? (1) Alluding to an old proverb : Who goes to (2) A catch-pole or bum-bailiff. Westminster for a wise, to St. Paul's for a man, (3) A large candle for a feast. and to Smithfield for a horse, may meet with a 14) The coin called an angel, (5) Pass current whore, a knave, and a jade,

(6) Readiness,

17) Forepari,

your wit single 11 ånd every part about you blasted wit will make use of any thing; I will turn dis with antiquity ?* and will you yet call yourself/eases to commodity.

(Exit. young? Fie, lie, fe, sir Jolin!

Ful. My lord, i' was born about three of the SCENE II.-York. A room in the archbishop's clock in the afternoon, with a white head, and palace. Enter the archbishop of York, the lords something a round belly. For my voice, I'have Hastings, Mowbray, and Bardolph. lost it with hollaing, and singing of anthems. To Arch. Thus have you heard our cause, and known approve my youth further, I will not : the truth is,

our means ; I am only old in judgment and understanding ; And, my most noble friends, I pray you all, and he that will caper with me for a thousand Speak plainly your opinions of our hopes :marks, let him lend me the money, and have at And first, lord marshal, what say you to it? him. For the box o'lhe car that the prince gave Mowb. I well allow the occasion of our arms : you-he gave it like a rude prince, and you took But gladly would be better satisfied, it like a sensible lord. I have check'd him for it; How, in our means, we should advance ourselves and the young lion repents: marry, not in ashes, To look with forehead bold and big enough and sackcloth; but in new silk, and old sack.

Upon the power and puissance of the king: On. Just. Well, heaven send the prince a better Flast. Our present musters grow upon the file companion !

To five and twenty thousand men of choice;
Fa. Heaven send the companion a better prince ! And our supplies live largely in the hope
I cannot rid my hands of him.

Of great Northumberland, whose bosom burns Ch. Just. Well, the king hath severed you and with an incensed fire of injuries. prince Harry: I hear, you are going, with lord

Baril. The question then, lord Hastings, standJohn of Lancaster, against the archbishop, and

cth thus ;the earl of Northumberland.

Whether our present fivc and twenty thousand Fal. Yea ; I thank your pretty sweet wit for it. May hold up head without Northumberland. But look you pray, all you that kiss my lady peace

Hasl. With him, we may. at home, that our armies join not in a hot day! Bard.

Ay, marry, there's the point : for, by the Lord, I take but two shirts out with me, But, if without hin we be thought too seeble, and I mean not to sweat extraordinarily: if it be My judgment is, we should not step too far a hot day, an I brandish any thing but my bottle, Till we had his assistance by the hand : I would I might never spit white again. There is For, in a theme so bloody-lúc'd as this, not a dangerous action can peep out his head, but Conjecture, expectation, and surmise I am thrust upon it: Well, I cannot last ever : Oraids uncertain, should not be admitted. But it was always yet the trick of our English na- Arch. 'Tis very true, lord Bardolph; for, indeed, tion, if they have a good thing, to make it too com- It was young Hotspur's casc at Shrewsbury:. mon. If you will needs say, I am an old man, you Bard. It was, my lord; who lind himself with should give me rest. I would to God, my name hope, were not so terrible to the enemy as it is. I were Eating the air on promise of supply, better to be eaten to death with rust, than to be Flattering himself with project of a power scoured to nothing with perpetual motion. Much smaller than the smallest of his thoughts:

Ch. Just. Well, be honest, be honest; And God And so, with great imagination, bless your expedition !

Proper to madmen, led his powers to death, Fal. Will your lordship lend me a thousand And, winking, leap'd into destruction. pound, to furnish me forth?

Hast. But, by your leave it never yet did hurt, Ch. Just. Not a penny, not a penny; you are To lay down likelihoods, and forms of hope. too impatient to bear crosses. Fare you well : Bard. Yes, in this present quality of war;Commend me to my cousin Westmoreland. Indeed the instant aciion (a cause on foot,)

(Exeunt Chief Justice and Attendant. Lives so in hope, as in an early spring Ful. If I do, fillip me with a thrce-man bectle.d.

We sec the appearing buds; which, to prove froil, A man can no more separate age and covetous. Hope gives not so much warrant, as despair, ness, than he can part young limbs and lechery: That frosts will bite them. When we mean to build, but the gout galls the one, and the pox pinches the We first survey the plot, then raw the model; other; and so both the degrees prevent“ my And when we see the figure of the house, curses.-Boy!

Then must we rate the cost of the erection: Page. Sir ?

Which if we find outweighs ability, Fal. What money is in my purse?

What do we then, but draw anew the model Page. Seven groats and two-pence.

In fewer offices; or, at least, desist Fal. I can get no remedy against this consump. To build at all ? Much more, in this great work tion of the purse : borrowing only lingers and (Which is, almost, to pluck a kingdom down, lingers it out, but the disease is incurable...Go, And set another up,) should we survey bear this letter to my lord of Lancaster ; this to the plot of situation, and the model; the prince; this to the earl of Westmoreland; and Consents upon a sure foundation ; this to old mistress Ursula, whom I have weekly Question surveyors; know our own estate, sworn to marry since 1 perceived the first white How able such a work to undergo, hair on my chín : About'it; you know where to To weigh against his opposite ; or else, find me. (Ezil Page. ) A pox of this gout! or, a We fortify in paper, and in figures, gout of this pox! for the one, or the other, plays Using the names of men, instead of men: the rogue with my great toe. "It is no matter, if I Like one, that draws the model of a house do halt; I have the wars for my colour, and my Beyond his power to build it; who, half through pensions shall seem the more reasonable: A good Gives o'er, and leaves his part-created cost

A naked subject to the weeping clouds, (1) Small. (2) Old age.

And waste for churlish winter's tyranny. (3) A large wooden hammer so heavy as to require three men to wield ile

(4) Anticipate,

(5) Agreen

Let us on;

Hasl. Grant that our hopea (yet likely for fair| Snare. Here, here. birth,

Fang. Snarc, we must arresi sir John Falstal. Should be still-born, and that we now possess'd Hosi. Yea, good master Snare; I have entered T'he utmost man of expectation;

him and all. I think, we are a body strong enough,

Snare. It may chance cost some of us our lives, Even as we are, to equal with the king.

for he will stab. Bard. What is the king but five and twenty Hosi. Alas the day! take heed of him ; he thousand ?

stabbed me in mine "own house, and that most Hast. To us, no more; nay, not so much, lord beastly: in good faith, a' cares not what mischief Bardolph.

he doin, if his weapon be out: he will soin' like For his divisions, as the times do brawl, any devil; he will spare neither man, woman, bot Are in three heads: one power against ihe French, child. And one against Glendo wer; perforce, a third Fang. If I can closc with him, I care not for Must take up us: So is the firm king

his thrust. In three divided; and his cofiers sound

Ilost. No, nor I neither: I'll be at your elbow. Wilh hollow poverty and emptiness.

Fang. An I but fist him once; an a' come but Arch. Thai he should draw his several strengths within my vice ;'together,

Tlost. Y am undene by his going; I warrant you, And come against us in full puissance,

he's an infinitive thing upon my score :-Good Need not be dreaded.

master Fang, hold him sure ;-good master Snare, Ilast. If he should do so,

let him not 'scape. He comes continually to Pice Ile leaves his back unarni'd, the French and Welsh corner, (saving your manhoods,) to buy a saddle; Baying him at the heels: never lear that. and he's indited io dinner to the lubbar's head in Bard. Who, is it like, should Icad his forces Lumbert-streri, 10 master Smooth's The silkman: I hither?

pray ye, since my exion is entered, and my case Hasl. The duke of Lancaster, and Westinore- so openly known to the world, let him be brought land :

in to his answer. A hundred mark is a long loan Against the Wel«h, himself, and Harry Monmouth: for a poor lone woman to bear: And I have borne, But who is substituted 'rainst the French, and borne, and borne; and have been fubbed ofi, I have no certain notice.

and fubbed off, and subbed off, from this day to Arch.

that day, that it is a shame to be thought on. There And publish the occasion of our armis.

is no honesty in such dealing; unless a woman The commonwealth is sick of their own choice, should be made an ass, and a beast, to bear every Their over-greedy love hath shricited :

knave's wrong A habitation giddy and unsure

Enter Sir John Falstaff, Page, and Bardolph. Huth he, that buildeth on the vulsar heart. O thou fond many!' with what loud applause

Yonder he comes; and that arrant malmser-nose Didst thou beat heaven with biossing Bolinabroke, kuave, Bardolph, with him. Do your offices, do Before he was what thou would'st have bim be?

vour offices, master Fang, and master Snare; do And being now trimm'do in thine own desires,

me, do me, do me your ollices. Thou, beastly feeder, art so full of him,

Ful. Ilow now? whose mare's dead ? what's.

the matter? That thou provok'st thyself to casi hin up. So, so, thou common dor, dictat ihou disgorge

Fung: Sir John, I arrest you at the suit of misThy giutton bosom ofthe royal Richari;

tress Quickly. And now thou would'st eat thy dead vomit up,

Fal. Anny, varlets !-Draw, Bardolph; cut me And howl'st to find it. What trust is in these times? off the villain's head; throw the quean in the They that, when Richard livd, would have him dic, chann. Are now become enamou'd on his grave:

Hest. Throw me in the channel ? I'll throw thee Thou, that threw'stat upon his voodiy hrad,

in the channel. Wilt thou ? wilt thou ? thou bas

O thou honey When through prond London he came sighing on cardly rozne!-Murder, murder! After the admired heels of Bulingbroke,

suckles villain! wilt thou kill God's officers, and Cry'st now, ( earth, yield us hul king again,

the king's ? ( thou honey-secd' rogue! thou art a ini lake thou this ! O thoughts of men accurst!

honey-serd; a man-queller, and a woman-queller. Past, and to come, seem best; things present, worst,

Fal. Keep ihem off, Bardolph. Noub. Shall we go draw our nutibers, and set on?

Fmg. Arscue! a rescue! Husl. We are time's subjects, and lime bids be

Hosi. Good people, bring a rescue or two.gone.

[Lxeunt. Thou wo'l, wo't thou? thou wo't, wo't thou ? do,

do, thou rogue! do, thou hemp-seed !

Fal. Away, you scullion! you rampallion! you

Tustilarian! I'll tickle your catastrophe.

Enter the Lord Chief Justice, attended.
SCENE 1.- London. A street. Enter Ilostess ;

Ch. Just. What's the matter ? keep the peace Fang, and his boy, with her; and Snare follow- here, ho! ing.

Ilost. Good my lord, be good to me! I beseceh

yoll, stand to me! Host. Master Fang, have you entered the action? Ch. Just. How now, sir John ? what, are you Fang. It is entered.

brawling here? Hosi. Where is your yeoman ?' Is it a lusty yeo- Doth this become your place, your time, and busiman? will a' stand to't ?

ness? Fang. Sirral, where's Snare?

You should have been well on your way to York.Host. O lord, ay: geod master Snare. Stand from him, fellow; Wherefore hang'st thou

on him 1 (1) , 2) Dress'd

(6) Homicidal, (7) Homicide,

& A walituse collower. (8 Phrust." (5) Grasp./

Host. O my most worshipful lord, an't please Goro. The king, my lord, and Harry prince of your grace, I am a poor widow of Eastcheap, and Wales he is arrested at my suit.

Are near at hand : the rest the paper tells. Ch. Just. For what sum?

Fal. As I am a gentleman ;Host. It is more than for some, my lord; it is for Host. Nay, you said so before. all, all I have: he hath eaten me out of house and Fal. As I am a gentleman;---Come, no more bome; he hath put all my substance into that fat words of it.

of his :--but I will have some of it out again, Host. By this heavenly ground I tread on, I must or I'll ride thee o'nights, like the mare.

be fain to pawn both my plate, and the tapestry of Fal. I think, I am as like to ride the mare, if I my dining-chambers. have any vantage of ground to get up.

Fal. Glasses, glasses, is the only drinking : and Ch. Just. How comes this, sir John ? Fie! what for thy walls,-a pretty'slight drollery, or the story man of good temper would endure this tempest of of the prodigal, or the German hunting in waterexclamation ? Are you not ashamed, to enforce a work, is worth a thousand of these bed-hangings, poor widow to so rough a course to come by her and these fly-bitten tapestries. Let it be ten pound, own?

if thou canst. Come, an it were not for thy huFul. What is the gross sum that I owe thee? mours, there is not a better wench in England. Go,

Host. Marry, if thou wert an honest man, thy- wash thy face, and draw thy action: Come, thou sell, and the money too. Thou didst swear to me must not be in this humour with me; dost not know upon a parcel-gilli goblet, sitting in my Dolphin me? Come, come, I know thou wast set on to this. chamber, at the round table, by a sea-coal fire, Host. Pray thce, sir Jokn, let it be but twenty upon Wednesday in Whitsun week, when the prince nobles ; i'faith, I am loath to pawn my plate, in broke thy head for liking, his father to a singing- good earnest, la. man of Windsor ; thou didst swear to me then, as Fal. Let it alone; I'll make other shis: you'll I was washing thy wound, to marry me, and make be a fool still. me my lady thy wife. Canst thou deny it? Did Host. Well, you shall have it, though I pawn my not good wife Keech, the butcher's wife, come in gown. I hope, you'll come to supper: You'll pay then, and call me gossip Quickly ? coming in to me all together? borrow a mess of vinegar, telling us, she had a Fal. Will I live?-Go, with her, with her; (To good dish of prawns; whereby thou didst desire to Bardolph.) hook on, hook on. eat some; whereby I told thee, they were ill for a Hosl. Will you have Doll Tear-sheet meet you green wound? And didst thou not, when she was at supper ? gone down stairs, desire me to be no more so fa- Fal. No more words ; let's have her. miliarity with such poor people; saying, that ere (Ezeunt Host. Bard. officers, and page. long they should call me madam? And didst thou Ch. Just. I have heard better news. not kiss me, and bid me fetch thee thirty shillings? Fal. What's the news, my good lord ? I put thee now to thy book-oath; dený it, if thou Ch. Just. Where lay the king last night?

Gow. At Basingstoke, my lord. Fal. My lord, this is a poor mad soul; and she Fal. I hope, my lord, all's well: What's the says, up and down the town, that her eldest son is news, my lord? like you: she hath been in good case, and, the Ch. Just. Come all his forces back? truth is, poverty hath distracted her. But for these Gow. No; fifteen hundred foot, five hundred foolish officers, I beseech you, I may have redress horse, against them.

Are march'd up to my lord of Lancaster, Ch. Just. Sir John, sir John, I am well acquaint-Against Northumberland, and the archbishop. ed with your manner of wrenching the true cause Fal. Comes the king back from Wales, my noble the false way. It is not a confident brow, nor the lord ? throng of words that come with such more than

Ch. Just. You shall have letters of me presently: impudent sauciness from you, can thrust me from Come, go along with me, good master Gower. a level consideration ; you have, as it appears to Fal. My lord ! me, practised upon the easy-yielding spirit of this Ch. Just. What's the matter ? woman, and made her serve your uses both in Fal. Master Gower, shall I entreat you with me purse and person.

to dinner? Host. Yea, in troth, my lord.

Gow. I must wait upon my good lord here: I Ch. Just. 'Proythee, peace :-Pay her the debt thank you, good sir John. you owe her, and unpay the villany you have done Ch. Just. Sir John, you loiter here too long, with her;

the one you may do with sterling money, being you are to take soldiers up in counties as and the other with current repentance.

you go. Fal. My lord, I will not undergo this sncap" with- Fal. Will you sup with me, master Gower ? out reply. You call honourable boldness, impudent

Ch. Just, What foolish master taught you these sauciness: if a man will make court'sy, and say mamers, sir John ? nothing, he is virtuous: No, my lord, my humble Fal. Master Gower, if they become me not, he duly remembered, I will not be your suitor ; I say was a fool that taught them

me. This is the right to you, I do desire deliverance from these officers, fencing grace, my lord; tap for tap, and so part (air. being upon hasty employment in the king's affairs. Ch. Just. Now the Lord lighten thee! thou art Ch. Just. You speak as having power to do a great fool,

(Exeunt. wrong: but answer in the effect of your reputation," SCENE II.-The same. Another street. Enler and satisfy the poor woman. Fal. Come hither, hostess. (Taking her aside.

Prince Henry and Poins.

P. Hen. Trust me, I am exceeding weary. Enter Gower.

Poins. Is it come to that? I had thought weari. Ch. Just. Now, master Gower ; What news? ncss durst not have attached one of so high blood. (1) Partly gilt, (8) Snub, check. (3) Suitable to your character. (4) Withdraw,



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