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The owl shriek'd at thy birth, an evil sign;
To wit,-an indigest deformed lump,
[stabs him. For this, amongst the rest, was I ordain'd. K. Hen. Ay, and for much more slaughter after
this. O God! forgive my sins, and pardon thee! [dies.
Glos. What, will the aspiring blood of Lancaster Sink in the ground? I thought it would have
mounted. See, how my sword weeps for the poor king's
death! O, may such purple tears be always shed · From those that wish the downfall of our house! If any spark of life be yet remaining,
1 To ruok signifies to lodge on any thing.
Down, down to hell, and say—I sent thee thither,
[stabs him again. I, that have neither pity, love, nor fear. Indeed, 'tis true, that Henry told me of; For I have often heard my mother say, I came into the world with my legs forward : Had I not reason, think ye, to make haste, · And seek their ruin that usurp'd our right? The midwife wonder'd; and the women cried, • O Jesus, bless us, he is born with teeth!'
And so I was; which plainly signified, That I should snarl, and bite, and play the dog. · Then, since the Heavens have shaped my body so, Let hell make crook'd my mind to answer it. I have no brother, I am like no brother;
And this word, Love, which greybeards call divine,
That Edward shall be fearful of his life;
King Henry, and the prince his son, are gone;
A room in the palace.
QUEEN ELIZABETH with the infant Prince, CLA-
Went all afoot in summer's scalding heat,