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And never live to show the incredulous world Which I, with more than with a common pain, The noble change that I have purposed !

'Gainst all the world will rightsully maintain. Coming to look on you, thinking you dead, (And dead almost, my lioge, to think you were,)

Enter Prince John of Lancaster, Warwick, Lords,

and others. I spake unto the crown), as having sense, And thus upbraided it. The care on thee depending, K. Hen. Look, look, here comes my John of Hath fed upon the body of my father ;

Lancaster. Therefore, thou, best of gold, art worst of gold. P. John. Health, peace, and happiness, to my Other, less fine in caral,' is more precious,

royal father! Preserving life in med'cine potable : 2

K. Hen. Thou bring'st me happiness, and peace, Bul thou, most fine, most honour'd, most renoun'd, son John; Hust eat'i hy bearer up. Thus, my most royal liege, But health, alack, with youthful wings is nown Accusing it, I put it on my head;

From this bare wither'd trunk: upon thy sight, To try with it, -as with an enemy,

My worldly business makes a period.-
That had before my luce iurder'd my father, Where is my lord of Warwick ?
The quarrel of a true inheritor.

P. Hen.

My lord of Warwick! But if it did infect my blood with joy,

K. Hen. Doth any name particular belong
Or swell my thoughts to any strain of pride; Unto the lodging where I first did swoon?
If any rebel or vain spirit of mine

War. "Tis called Jerusalem, my noble lord. Did, with the least atlection of a welcomc,

K. Hen. Laud bc to God !-even there my life Give entertainment to the might of'it;

must end. Let God for ever keep it from my head!

It hath been prophesicd to me many years, And make me as the poorest vassal is,

I should not die but in Jerusalem; That doth with awe and terror kncel to it! Which vainly I suppos'd, the Holy Land :k.len. O my son !

But, bear me to that chamber; there l'il lie ; Heaven put it in thy mind, to take it hence, In that Jerusalem shall Harry die. (Eceun!. That thou might'st win the more thy father's love, Pleading so wisely in excuse of it. Come hither, Harry, sit thou by my bed; And hear, I think, ihe very latest counsel

ACT V. That ever I shall breathe. licaven knows, my son, SCENE I.-Glostershire. 1 hall in Shallow By what by-palhs, and indirect crook'd ways, I met this crown; and I myself know well,

house. Enter Shallow, Falstafi, Bardolph, and How troublesome it sal upon my head:

Page. To thee it shall descend with better quiet,

Shal. By cock and rye, sir, you shall not away Better opinion, better confirmation;

to-night.For all the soil of the achievement goes

What, Davy, I say! With me into the carth. It seem'd in me,

Fal. You must excuse me, master Robert Shal

low. But as an honour snatch'd with bojsterous hand;

Shal. I will not excuse you; you shall not be And I had many living, to upbraid

excused; escuses shall not be admitted; there is My gain of it by their assistances; Which daily grew to quarrel, and to bloodshed,

no excuse shall serve; you shall not be excused.

-Why, Davy!
Wounding supposed peace : 'all these bold tears,
Thou sec'st, with peril I have answered :

Enter Davy.
For all my reign hath been but as a scene

Dary. Here, sir. Acting that arrument; and now my death

Shal. Davy, Davy, Davy,-let me see, Davy; Changes the mode:' for what in me was purchas'd, let me see:-yea, marry, William cook, bid hini Falls upon thee in a more fairer sort;

come hither.-Sir John, you shall not be excused. So thou the garland wear'st successively,

Davy. Marry, sir, thus ;--those precepts' cannot Yet, though thou stand'st more sure thau I could do, be served: and, again, sir,-Shall we sow the headThou art not firm enough, since griefs are green; land with wheat? And all thy friends, which thou must make thy Shal. With red wheat, Davy. But for William friends,

cook ;--Are there no young pigeons ? Have but their stings and tecth newly ta'en out; Dary. Yes, sir.----Here is now the smith's note, By whosc fell working I was first advanc'd, for shoeing, and plough-irons. And by whose power I well might lodge a lear Shal. Let it be cast, and paid :-Sir John, you To be again displac'd: which to avoid,

shall not be excused. I cut thein off; and had a purpose now

Davy. Now, sir, a new link to the bucket must To lead out many to the Holy Land;

needs be had :-And, sir, do you mean to stop any Lest rest, and lying still, might make them look of William's wages, about the sack he lost the other Too near unto my state. Therefore, my Harry, day, at Hinckley fair ? Be it thy course, to busy giddy minds

Shal. He shall answer it: ---Some pigeons, With foreign quarrels; that action, hence borne out, Davy; a couple of short-legged hens; a joint of May waste the memory of the former days. mutton; and any pretty little tiny kickshaws, tell More would I, but my lungs are wasted so, William cook. That strength of speech is utterly denied me. Dary. Doth the man of war stay all night, sir? How came I by the crown, O God, forgive! Shal. Yes, Davy. I will use him well; A friend And grant it may with thee in true peace live! i'the court is better than a penny in purse. Use his P. Hen. My gracious liege,

men well, Davy; for they are arrant knaves, and You won it, wore it, kept it, gave it me; will backbite. Then plain, and right, must my possession be:

(6) Purchase, in Shakspeare, frequently means
Quality:
(2) To be taken.

stolen goods.
Spot, dirt, (4) Frights, (5) State of things. 17) Warrants, (8) Accoun.ed up.

$

Davy. No worse than they are back-bitten, sir ;| Ch. Just. I would, his majesty had callid me for they have marvellous foul lincn.

with him : Shal. Well conceited, Davy. About thy busi. The service that I truly did his life, hess, Davy.

Hath left me open to all injuries. Davy. I beseech you, sir, to countenance Wil- War. Indeed, I think, the young king loves you liam Visor of Wincot against Clement Perkes of

not. the hill.

Ch. Just. I know, he doth not; and do arm my. Shal. There are many complaints, Davy, against self, that Visor; that Visor is an arrant knave, on my To welcome the condition of the time; knowledge.

Which cannot look more hideously upon me Davy. I grant your worship, that he is a knave, Than I have drawn it in my fantasy. sir : bút yei, God forbid, sir, but a knave should have some countenance at his friend's request. An Enter Prince John, Prince Humphrey, Clarence, honest inan, sir, is able to speak for himself, when

Westmoreland, and others. a knave is not. I have served your worship truly, War. Hcrc come the heavy issue of dead Harry: sir, this eight years; and if I cannot once or twice O, that the liying liarry had the temper in a quarter bear out a knave against an honest of him, the worst of these three gentlemen! man, I have but a very little credit with your wor- How many nobles then should hold their places, ship. The knave is mine honest friend, sir; there- That must strike sail to spirits of vile sort! fore, I beseech your worship, let him be counte- Ch. Just. Alas! I fear, all will be overturn'd. nanced.

P. John. Good morrow, cousin Warwick. Shal. Go to; I say, he shall have no wrong. P. Humph. Cla, Good inorrow, cousin. Look about, Dávy. (Erit Davy.). Where are you, P. John. We meet like men that had forgot to sir John ? Come, oti

' with your boots.-Give me speak. your hand, master Bardolph.

War. We do remember; but our argument Bard. L'am glad to see your worship.. Is all too heavy to admit much talk.

Shal. I thank thee with all my heart, hind master P. John. Well, peace be with him that hath made Bardolph:-and welcome, my tall fellow. (To The us heavy! Page.) Come, sir John.

[Exit Shallow. Ch. Just. Peace be with us, lest we be heavier ! Fal. I'll follow you, good master Robert Shal- P. Humph. O, good my lord, you have lost a low. Bardolph, look to our horses. (Exeunt Bar- friend, indeed : dolph and Page.] If I were sawed into quantities, And I dare swear, you borrow not that face I should make four dozen of such bearded hermit's. Of seeming sorrow; it is, sure, your own. staves as master Shallow. It is a wonderful thing, P. John. Though no man be assur'd what grace to see the semblable coherence of his men's spirits to find, and his : They, by observing him, do bear them- You stand in coldest expectation : selves like foolish justices; he, by conversing with I am the sorrier; 'would, 't were otherwise. them, is turned into a justice-like serving-man; Cla. Well, you must now speak sir John Falstaff their spirits are so married in conjunction with the fair; participation of society, that they flock together in which swims against your stream of quality. consent, like so many wild geese. If I had a suit Ch. Just. Sweet princes, what I did, I did in to master Shallow, I would humour his men, with

honour, the imputation of being near their mister: ifto his Led by the impartial conduct of my soul; men, I would curry with master Shallow, that no And never shall you see, that I will beg man could better command his servants. It is cer- A ragged and forestall'd' remission.tain, that either wise bearing, or ignorant carriage, If truth and upright innocency fail me, is caught, as men take diseases, one of another: I'll to the king my master that is dead, therefore, let men take heed of their company. I And tell him who hath sent me after him. will devise maller enough out of this Shallow, to War. Here comes the prince. keep prince Harry in continual laughter, the wearing-out of six fashions, (which is four terms, or two

Enter King Henry V. actions,) and he shall laugh without intervallums. Ch. Just. Good morrow; and heaven save your 0, it is much, that a lie, with a slight oath, and a

majesty! jest, with a sad brow,' will do with a fellow that

King. This new and gorgeous garment, majesty, never had the ache in his shoulders ! 0, you shall Sits not so easy on me as you think.see him laugh, till his face be like a wet cloak ill Brothers, you mix your sadness with some fear; laid up.?

This is the English, not the Turkish court; Shal. (Within.) Sir John!

Not Amurath an Amurath' succeeds, Fal. I come, master Shallow; I come, master But Harry, Harry: Yet be sad, good brothers, Shallow.

[Exit Falstaff. For, to speak truth, it very well becomes you;

Sorrow so royally in you appears, SCENE II.-Westminster. A room in the palace. That I will deeply put the fashion on, Enter Warwick, and the Lord Chief Justice. And wear it in my heart. Why then, be sad:

But entertain no more of it, good brothers, War. How now, my lord chief justice ? whither Than a joint burden laid upon us all. away?

For me, by heaven, I bid you be assurd, Ch. Just. flow doth the king ?

I'll be your father and your brother too; War. Exceeding well; his cares are now all Let me but bear your love, I'll bear your cares. ended.

Yet weep, that Harry's dead; and so will I: Ch. Just. I hope, not dead.

But Harry lives, that shall convert those tears, War. He's walked the way of nature ; By number, into hours of happiness. And, to our purposes, he lives no more.

(3) Emperor of the Turks, died in 1596; his son, (1) A serious face, (2) Full of wrinkles, who succeeded him, had all his brothers strangled. P. John, f.c. We hope no other from your ma-To frustrate prophecies { and to raze out jesty.

Rotten opinion, who hath writ me down King. You all look strangely on me:-and you After my seeming. The tide of blood in me mosti

[To the Chief Justice. Hath proudly flow'd in vanity, till now: You are, I think, assur'd I love you not.

Now doth it turn, and ebb back to the sea ;, Ch. Just. I am assurd, if I be measur'd rightly, Where it shall mingle with the state of floods, Your majesty hath no just cause to hate me. And flow henceforth in formal majesty. King. No!

Now call we our high court of parliament : How inight a prince of my great hopes forget And let us choose such limbs of noble counsel, So great indiginties you laid upon me?

That the great body of our state may go What! rate, rebuke, and roughly send to prison, In equal rank with the best-governd nation ; The immediate heir of England! Was this easy? That war, or peace, or both at once, may be May this be wash'al in Lethc, and forgotten ? As things acquainted and familiar to us ;Ch. Just. I then did use the person of your In which you, father, shall have foremost hand. father ;

[To the Lord Chief Justice. The image of his power lay then in me:

Our coronation done, we will accite, s And, in ihe administration of his law,

As I before remember'd, all our state: Whiles I was busy for the commonwealth, And (God consigning to my good intents,) Your highness pleased to forget my place, No prince, nor peer, shall have just cause to say,The majesty and power of law and justice, Heaven shorten Harry's happy life one day. (Exe. The image of the king whom I presented, And struck me in niy very seat of judgment; SCENE III.-Glostershire. The garden of ShalWhereon, as an offender to your father,

low's house. Enter Falstaff, Shallow, Silence, I gave bold way to my authority,

Bardolph, the Page, and Davy,
And did commit you. If the deed were ill,
Be you contented, wearing now the garland,

Shal. Nay, you shall see mine orchard: where, To have a son set your decrces at nought;

in an arbour, we will eat a last year's pippin of my To pluck down justice from your awful bench;

own gratling, with a dish of caraways, and so forth; To trip the course of law, and blunt the sword

-come, cousin Silence;—and then to bed. That guards the peace and safety of your person and a rich.

Fal. 'Fore God, you have here a goodly dwelling, Nay, inore; to spurn at your most royal image, And mock your workings in a sccond body.2

Shal. Barren, barren, barren; beggars all, begQuestion your royal thoughts, make the case yours; Davy; spread, Davy; well said, Davy..

gars all, sir John:-marry, good air.-Spread, Be now the father, and propose a son: Hear your own dignity so much profan'd,

Fal. This Davy serves you for good uses; he is See your most dreadful laws so loosely slighted, your serving-man, and your husbandman. Behold yourself so by a son disdain'd;

Shal. A good varlet, a good varlet, a very good And then imagine me taking your part,

varlet, sir John.-By the mass, I have drunk too And, in your power, soft silencing your son :

much sack at supper :- -A good varlet. Now sit After this cold considerance, sentence me;

down, now sit down :-come, cousin. And, as you are a king, speak in your state,

Sil. Ah, sirrah! quoth-2,What I have done, that misbecame my place, Do nothing but eat, and make good cheer, My person, or my liege's sovereignty.

[Singing. King. You are right, justice, and you weigh this And praise heaven for the merry year ; well;

When flesh is cheap and females dear, Therefore still bear the balance, and the sword : And lusty lads roam here and there, And I do wish your honours may increase,

So merrily, Till you do live to see a son of mine

And ever among so merrily. Oflend you, and obey you, as I did.

Fal. There's a merry heart !-Good master SiSo shall I live to speak my father's words ;

lence, I'll give you a health for that anon. Happy am I, that have a man so bold,

Shal. Give master Bardolph some wine, Davy. That dares do justice on my proper son : And not less happy, having such a son,

Davy. Sweet sir, sit; (Sealing Bardolph and the

Page at another table. I'll be with you anon :That would deliver up his greatness so,

most sweet sir, sit.- -Master page, good master Into the hands of justice.--You did commit me :

page, sit : proface! What you want in meat, we'll For which, I do commit into your hand

have in drink. But you must bear; The heart's The unstained sword that you have us’d to bear; all.

(Exit. With this remembrance, -That you use the same Shal. Be merry, master Bardolph ;-and my little With the like bold, just, and impartial spirit, soldier there, be merry. As you have done 'gainst me. There is my hand : You shall be as a father to my youth:

Sil. Be merry, be morry, my wife's as all;" My voice shall sound as you do prompt mine ear;

[Singing And I will stoop and humble my intents

For women are shrews, both short and tall: To your well-practis'd, wise directions.

'Tis merry in hall, woken beards wag all, And, princes all, believe me, I beseech you ;

And welcome merry shrove-tide.

be My father is gone wild into his grave, For in his tomb lie my affections;

Fal. I did not think, master Silence had been a And with his spirit sadly* I survive,

man of this mettle, To mock the expectation of the world ;

Sil. Who, I? I have been merry twice and once : Crown.

(4) Gravely. (5) Summon. a representative.

16) Italian, much good may it do you, (3) In your regal character and office,

17) As all women are,

-we shall

Be merry,

merry, &c.

ere now.

3 Crear with contempt your acts executed by

Re-enler Davy.

Fal. O base Assyrian knight, what is thy nema? Davy. There is a dish of leather-coats' for you. Let king Cophetua know the truth thereof. (Selling them before Bardolph.

Sil. Und Robin Hood, Scarlet, and John. Shal. Davy,

[Sings. Davy. Your worship ?-I'll be with you straight.

Pist. Shall dunghill curs confront the Helicous ? [To Bard.)-A cup oi wine, sir?

And shall good news be ballled ?

Then, Pistol, lay thy head in Furies' lap.
Sil. A cup of wine, that's brisk and fine,
And drink unlo lhe leman' mine ;

Shal. Honest genileman, I know not your breed.

ing.

[Singing. Pist. Why then, lament therefore. And a merry heart lives long-a.

Shal. Give me pardon, sir ;-II, sir, you come Fal. Well said, master Silence.

with news from the court, I take it, there is but Sil. And we shall be merry ;-now comes in the two ways; either to utter them, or to conceal them. sweet of the night.

I am, sir, under the king, in some authority.
Fa. Health and long life to you, master Silence. Pist. Under which kiny, Bezonian ? speak, or die.
Sil. Fill the cup, and let it come ;

Shal. Under king Harry.
I'll pledge you a mile to the bottom.

Pist.

Harry the fourth ? or orth? Shal. Honest Bardolph, welcome: If thou want

Shal. Harry the fourth.
Pist.

A foutra for thine office ! est any thing, and will not call, beshrew thy heart, Sir John, thy tender lainbikin now is king; - Welcome, my little tiny thief; l?o the Page.) Harry the fifth's the man. I speak the truth: and welcome, indeed, too..!!! drink 10 master When Pistol lies, do this; and fig me, like Bardolph, and to all the cavalerocså about London. The bragging Spaniard. Davy. I hope to see London once ere I die.

Ful. What! is the old king dead ? Bard. An I might see you there, Davy.

Pist. As nail in door : The things I speak are just. Shal. By the mass, you'll crack a quart together.

Fal. Away, Bardolph; saddle my horse.-Nas. Ha! will you nol, master Bardolph?

ter Robert Shallow, choose what office thou wilt Bard. Yes, sir, in a pottle-pot. Shal. I thank thee :-The knave will stick by thce with dignities.

in the land, 'tis thine. ---Pistol, I will double-charge thee, I can assure thee that: he will not out; he

Burd. O joyful day! I would not take a knightis true bred.

hood for my fortune. Bard. And I'll stick by him, sir.

Pist. What? I do bring good news ? Shal. Why, there spoke a king. Lack nothing : Fal. Carry master Silence to bed.-Master Shalbe merry: [Knocking heard. | Look who's at door low, my lord Shallow, be what thou wilt, I am lor. there: Hlo! who knocks?

[Erit Davy. tune's steward. Get on thy boots; we'll ride all Ful. Why, now you have done me right.

night:--0), sweet Pistol :-Away, Bardolph. (Exit [To Silence, who drinks a bumper. Bardolph. 1 --Come, Pistol, utler more to me; and, Sil. (Singing.) Do me right,

withal, devise something to do thyself gool.-And dub me knight :*

Boot, boot, master Shallow ; I know, the young Samingo."

king is sick for me. Let us take any man's horses ; Is't not so?

the laws of England are at iny commandment. Fal. 'Tis so.

Happy are they which have been my friends; and Sil. Is't so? Why, then say, an old man can do wo to my lord chief justice ! somewhat.

Pist. Let vultures vile srize on his lungs also ! Re-enter Davy.

Where is the life that lale I led ? say they:

Why, here it is ; Welcome these pleasant days. Davy. An it please your worship, there's one

(Ercun!. Pistol come from the court with news.

SCENE IV.-London. A street, Enter Beadles, Fal. From the court ? let him come in.

dragging in Hostess Quickly, and Doll Tear: Enter Pistol.

sheet. How now, Pistol ?

Host. No, thou arrant knave; I would I might Pist. God save you, sir John !

die, that I might have thee hanged: thou hast drawn Fal. What wind blew you here, Pistol ? my shoulder out of joint.

Pist. Not the ill wind which blows no man to i Bead. The constables have delivered her over good.-Sweet knight, thou art now one of the to me; and she shall have whipping-cheer enough, greatest mon in the realm.

I warrant her: There hath been a man or two Sil. By'r lady, I think 'a be; but goodman Puft lately killed about her. of Barson.

Doll. Nut-hook, nut-hook, you lie. Come on; Pist. Puff?

I'll tell thee what, thou damned tripe-risaged Puff in thy teeth, most recrcant coward base !- rascal; an the child' I now go with, do miscarry, Sir John, I am thy Pistol, and thy friend, thou hadst better thou hadst struck thy mother, And heller-skelter have I rode to thee;

thou paper-faced villain. And tidings do I bring, and lucky joys,

Host.' Q the Lord, that sir John were come ! he And golden times, and happy news of price. would make this a bloody day to somebody. But I

Fal. I pr’ythee now, deliver them like a man or pray God the fruit of her womb miscarry! this world,

1 Bead. If it do, you shall have a dozen of Pist. A foutra for the world, and worldlings base! cushions' again ; you have but eleven now. Come, I speak of Africa, and golden joys.

I charge you both go with me; for the man is dead,

that you and Pistol beat among you. (1) Apples commonly called russetines. (2) Sweetheart. (3) Gay fellows. (5) It should be Domingo; it is part of a song

14) He who drank a bumper on his knees to the in one of Nashe's plays. health of nis mistress, was dubbed a knight for the (6) A term of reproach for a catchpoll. grening.

171 To stu' her out to counterfeit pregnaney,

man.

come.

Doll. I'll tell thee what, thou thin man in a cen-! Pist. The hcavens thee guard and keep, most ser! I will have you as soundly swinged for this, royal imp* of fame? you blue-bottle rogue !' you filthy lamished cor- Fal. God save thee, my sweet boy! rectioner! if you be not swinged, I'll Corswear half- King. My lord chief justice, speak to that vain kirtles." i Bead. Come, come, you she knight-errant, Ch. Just. Have you your wits ? know you what

'tis you speak? Host. O, that right should thus overcome might! Fal. My king! 'my Jove! I speak to thee, my Well; of sufferance comes ease.

heart! Doll. Come, you rogue, come ; bring me to a King. I know the not, old man: Fall to thy justice,

prayers ; Ilost. Ay; come, you starved blood-hound. How ill white hairs become a fool, and jester! Doll. Goodman death! goodman bones! I have long dream'd of such a kind of man, Host. Thou atomy, thou !

So surseil-swell’d, so old, and so profane ; Doll. Comc, you thin thing ; come, you rascal ! But, being awake, I do despise my dream. i Bead. Very well.

[Exeunt. Makc less thy body, hence, and more thy grace;

Leave gormandizing; know, the grave doth gape SCENE V.-A public place near Westminster For thee thrice wider than for other men :Abbey. Enter lwo Grooms, strewing rushes.

Reply not to me with a fool-born jest; 1 Groom. More rushes, more rushes.

Presume not, that I am the thing I was : 2 Groom. The trumpets have sounded twice. For heaven doth know, so shall ihe world perceive,

1 Groom. It will be two o'clock ere they come That I have turn'd away my former sell; from the coronation : Despatch, despatch.

So will I those that kept me company.
[Exeunt Grooms. When thou dost hear I am as I have been,

Approach me; and thou shalt be as thou wast, Enter Falstaff, Shallow, Pistol, Bardolph, and The tutor and the feeder of my riots : the Page.

Till then, I banish thec, on pain of death, Fal. Stand here by me, master Robert Shallow; As I have done the rest of my misleaders I will make the king do you grace: I will lcer upon Not to come near our person by ten mile. him, as 'a comes by; and do but mark the counte- For competence of life, I will allow you;. nance that he will give me.

That lack of means enforce you not to evil: Pisi. God bless thy lungs, good knight.

And, as we hear you do reform yourselves, Fal. Come here, Pistoi"; "sland behind mc.--0, We will, ---according to your strength, and qualiir I had had time to have made new liveries, I ties, would have bestowed the thousand pound I bor- Give you advancement.—Be it your charge, my rowed of you. {To Shallow.). But 'tis no matter; lord, this poor show doth better: this doth infer the zcal To see perform’d the tenor of our word. I had to see him.

(Ereunt King, and his train. Shal. It doth so.

Fal. Master Shallow, ! owe you a thousand pound. Fal. It shows my earnestncss of affection, Shal. Ay, marry, sir John; which I beseech Shal. It doih so.

you to let me have home with me. Fal. My devotion.

Fal. That can hardly be, master Shallow. Do Shal. It doth, it doth, it doth.

not you grieve at this; I shall be sent for in private Fal. As it were, to ride day and night; and not to him: look you, he inust scem thus to the world. to deliberate, not to remember, not to have pa- Fear not your advancement; I will be the man tience to shift me.

yet, that shall make you great. Sual. It is most certain.

Shal. I cannot perceive how; unless you give Fal. But to stand stained with travel, and sweat-line your doublet, and stuff me out with straw. I ing with desire to see him: thinking of nothing beseech you, good sir John, let me have five hunelse: putting all affairs else in oblivion; as if there dred of my thousand. were nothing else to be done, but to see him.

Fal. Sir, I will be as good as my word: this Pist. 'Tis semper idlem, for absque hoc nihil est :: that you heard, was but a colour. 'Tis all in every part.

Shal. A colour, I fear, that you will die in, sir Shal. 'Tis so, indeed.

John. Pist. My knight, I will infame thy noble liver, Fal. Fear no colours; go with me to dinner. And make thce rage.

Come, lieutenant Pistol ; --come, Bardolph :-1 Thy Doll, and Helen of thy noble thoughts,

shall be sent for soon at night. Is in base durance, and contagious prison; Haul'd thither

Re-enter P. John, the Chief Justice, officers, &c. By most mechanical and dirty hand :

Ch. Just. Go,carry sir John Falstaff to the Fleet; Rouse up revenge from cbon den with fell Alecto's Take all his company along with him. snake,

Fol. My lord, my lord, -For Doll is in ; Pistol speaks nought but truth. Ch. Just. I cannot now spcak: I will hear you Fal. I will deliver her.

(3houls within, and the trumpets sound. Take them away. Pist. There roard the sea, and trumpet-clangor Pist. Si forluna me tormenta, spero me contenta. sounds.

[Ere. Fal. Shal. Pist. Bard. Page, and officers.

p. John. I like this fair proceeding of the king's : Enter the King and his train, the Chief Justice

He hath intent, his wonted followers

Shall all be very well provided for ;
Fal. God save thy grace, king Hal! my royal Hal! But all are banish'd, till their conversations

(1) Beadles usually wore a blue livery. (3) 'Tis all in all, and all in every part.
(2) Short cloaks.

14) Child, offspring. (5) Henceforwadr.

Sct on.

soon.

among them.

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