Sivut kuvina

For yet a many of your horseman peer,

and myself were down together, I plucked this And gallop o'er the field.

glove from his belm : if any man challenge this, Mont. The day is your's.

he is a friend to Alençon and an enemy to our K. llen. Praised be God, and not our strength, person ; if thou encounter any such, apprehend for it!

him, an thou dost love me. What is this castle call'd, that stands hard by ? Flu. Your grace does me as great honours, Mont. They call it-Agincourt.

as can be desired in the hearts of his subjects: K. Hen. Then call we this the field of Agin- I would fain see the man, that has but two court,

legs, that shall find himself aggriered at this Fonght on the day of Crispin Crispianus.

glove, that is all; but I would fain see it Flu. Your grandfather of famous memory, an't once; an please Got of his grace, that I might please your majesty, and your great-uncle Edward see it. the plack prince of Wales, as I have read in the K. Hen. Knowest thou Gower ? chronicles, fought a most prave pattle here in Fl. He is my dear friend, an please yon. France.

K. Hen, Pray thee, go seek bini, and bring K. Hen. They did, Fluellen.

him to my tent. Flu. Your majesty says very true : If your ma- Flu. I will fetch him.

(Erit. jesties is remembered of it, the Welshman did K. Hen. My lord of Warwick, and my brother goot service in a garden where leeks did grow,

Gloster, wearing leeks in their Monmouth caps ; whicb, I Follow Fluellen closely at the heels : your majesty knows, to this hour is an honour | The glove, whicb I have given him for a favour, able padge of the service ; and, I do believe, May, haply, purchase bim a box o'the ear; your majesty takes no scorn to wear leek upou It is the soldier's : 1, by bargam, should Saint Tavy's day.

Wear it myself. Follow, good cousin War. K. Hen. I wear it for a memorable honour :

wick : For I am Welsb, you know, good countryman. If that the soldier strike him, (as, I judge

Flu. All the water in Wye cannot wash your By his blunt bearing, he will keep his word,) majesty's Welsh plood out of your pody, I can Some sudden mischief may arise of it; tell you that : Got pless it and preserve it, as For I do know Fluellen valiant, long as it pleases his grace, and his majesty And, touch'd with choler, hot as gunpowder, too!

And quickly will return an injury : K. Hen. Thanks, good my countryman. Follow, and see there be 10 barm between Flu. By Cheshu, I am your majesty's country

them. man, I care not who know it; I will confess it Go you with me, uncle of Exeter. (Ereunt to all the 'orld: I need not to be asbamed of your majesty, praised be God, so long as your inajesty | SCENE VIII.-Before King HENRY's Pa. is an honest man.

vilon. K. Hen. God keep me so !-Our heralds go with him;

Enter GOWER and WILLIAMS. Bring me just notice of the numbers dead | Will. I warrant it is to knight you, captain. On both our parts---Call yonder fellow bither. (Points to WILLIAMS. Exeunt MONTJOY

Enter FLU'ELLEN. and others.

Flu. Got's will and his pleasure, captain, I Exe. Soldier, you must come to the king. peseech you now, come apace to the king : there

K. Hen. Soldier, why wear'st thon that glove is more goot toward you, peradventure, thau is in thy cap

in your knowledge to dream of. Will. An't please your majesty, 'tis the gage of Will. Sir, know you this glove ? one that I should fight withal, if he be alive. | Flu. Know the glove? I know the glove is a K. Hen. An Englisbman?

glove. Will. An't please your majesty, a rascal, that Will. I know this ; and thus I challenge it. swaggered with me last night : who, if 'a live,

Strikes hiin. and ever dare to challenge this glove, I have Flu. 'Sblud, an arrant traitor, as any's in the sworn to take him a box o'tbe ear: or, if I can universal 'orld, or in France, or in Eugland. see my glove in his cap, (which he swore, as he Gow. How now, Sir? you villain ! was a soldier, he would wear, if alive,) I will Will. Do you think I'll be forsword ? strike it out soundly.

Flu. Stand away, captain Gower; I will K. Hen. What think you, captain Fluellen ; is give treason his payment into plows, I warrant it fit this soldier keep his oathi

yon. Plu. He is a craven and a villain else, an't Will. I am no traitor. please your majesty, in my conscience.

Flu. That's a lie in thy throat.- charge yon K. Men. It may be, bis enemy is a gentleman in his majesty's vame, apprehend him; he's a of great sort, t quite from the answer of bis de- friend of the duke of Alençon's. gree.

Enter WARWICK and GLOSTER. Flu. Though he be as goot a gentleman 18 the tevil is. as Lucifer and Belzebub bimself. War. How now, how now! what's the mat. it is necessary, look your grace, that he keep ter. his vow and his oath; if he be perjured, see

| Flu. My lord of Warwick, here is (praiser you now, his reputation is as arrant a villain,

be Got for it!) a most contagious treason come and a Jack-sauce, . as ever his plack shoe trod to light, look you, as you shall desire in a sum upon Got's ground and his earth, in my consci. mer's day. Here is his majesty. ence, la.

Enter King Henry and EXETER. K. Hen. Then keep thy vow, sirrah, when thou meet'st the fellow.

K. Hen. How now! what's the matter? Will. So I will, my liege, as I live.

Flu. My liege, here is a villain and a traitor, K. Hen. Who servest thou under ?

that, look your grace, has struck the glove Will. Under captain Gower, my liege.

which your majesty is take out of the helmet of Flu, Gower is a goot captain ; and is good knowledge and literature in the wars.

Will. My liege, this was my glove ; here is K. Hen. Call him bither to me, soldier.

the fellow of it: and he, that I gave it to in Will. I will, my liege.


change, promised to wear it in his cap; I pro. K. Hen, Here, Fluellen ; wear thon this favour mised to strike him, " be did: I met this man for me. and stick it in thy cap : When Alencon with my glove in his cap, and I have been as

good as my word.
• Coward
+ High rank.

Flu. Your majesty hear now, (saving your 1 For saucy Jack.

majesty's maubood) what an arrant, razvaily,


beggarly, lowsy knave it is: I hope, your ma-Beaumont and Marle, Vaudemont and Lestrale. jesty is pear me testimony, and witness, and Here was a royal fellowship of death avouchments, that this is the glove of Alençon, Where is the number of our English dead ? that your majesty gave ine, in your conscience

(HERALD presents another Paper. now.

Edward the duke of York, the earl of Suffolk, K, Hen. Give me thy glove, soldier: Look, Sir Richard Ketley, Davy Gam, esquire : here is the fellow of it. 'Twas I, indeed, thou None else of name ; and, of all other men, promised'st to strike ; and thou hast given me But five and twenty. O God, thy arm was bere, most bitter terms.

And not to us, but to thy arın alone, Flu. An please your majesty, let his neck Ascribe we all.- When, without stratagem, auswer for it, if there is any martial law in the But in plain sbock, and even play of battle, 'orld.

Was ever known so great and little loss, K. Hen. How canst thou make me satisfac- On one part and on the other 1-Take it, God, tion ?

For it is only thine ! Will. All offences, my liege, come from the 1 Eae. 'Tis wonderful ! heart: never came any from mine, that might K. Hen. Come, go we in procession to the offend your majesty.

village : K. Hen. It was ourself thou didst abuse. And be it death proclaimed through our host,

Will. Your majesty came not like yourself : To boast of this, or take the praise from God, you appeared to me but as a common man ;/ Wbich is his only. witness the night, your garments, your lowliness : 1 Flu. Is it not lawful, an please your majesty, and what your highness suffered under that to tell how many is killed ? shape, I beseech you take it for your own fault, K. Ren. Yes, captain ; but with this ackuowand not mine : for had you been as I took you

ledgement, for, I made no offence; therefore, I beseecb That God fought for us. your bighness, pardon me.

Flu. Yes, my conscience, he did us great K. Hen. Here, uncle Exeter, fill this glove goot. with crowns,

K. Hen. Do we all holy rites; And give it to this fellow.-Keep it, fellow; Let there be sung Non nobis, and Te Deum. And wear it for an honour in thy cap,

The dead with charity enclos'd in clay, Till I do challenge it. Give him the crowns: We'then to Calais ; and to Englaud then ; And, captain, you must needs he friends with Where ne'er From France arriv'd more bappy him.


(Exeunt. Flu. By this day and this light, the fellow has mettle enough in his pelly :-Hold, there is twelve pence for you, and I pray yon to serve Got, and keep you out of prawls, and prabbles, and quarrels, and dissensions, and, I warrant

ACT V. you, it is the petter for you. Will. I will none of your money.

Enter CHORUS. Flu. It is with a goot will; I can tell you, it will serve you to mend your shoes : Come, | Chor. Vouchsafe to those that have not read wherefore should you be so pashful ? your shoes

the story, is not so goot : 'tis a goot silling, I warrant you, That I may prompt them : and of such as have, or I will change it.

I humbly pray them to admit the excuse

of time, of numbers, and due course of things, Enter an English HERALD.

Which cannot in their huge and proper life K. Hen. Now, herald ; are the dead num. Be bere presented. Now we bear the king ber'd ?

Toward Calais : grant him there ; tbere seen, Her. Here is the number of the slaughter's Heave him away upon your winged thoughts, French.

[Delivers a Paper. Atbwart the sea : Bebold, the English beach K. Hen. What prisoners of good, sort' are Pales in the food with men, with wives, and taken, uncle ?

boys, Ere. Cbarles duke of Orleans, nephew to the whose shouts and claps out-voice the deep king;

mouth'd sea, John duke of Bourbon, and lord Bouciqnalt; Wbicb. like a mighty wbimer + 'fore the king. of other lords and barons, knights and squires. Seems to prepare his way: so let him land Full fifteen hundred. besides commou men. And, solemnly, see him set on to London. K. Hen. This note doth tell me of ten thou-So swift a pace hath thought, that even now sand French,

You may imagine him upon Blackheath ; That in the field lie slain : of princes, in this Where that his lords desire him to bave borne number,

His bruised helmet, and his bended sword, And nobles bearing banners, there lie dead Before bim through the city: he forbids it, One bundred twenty-six : added to these,

Being free from vainness and self-glorious or knights, esquires, and gallant gentleinen,

pride; Eight Chousand and four hundred; of the Giving full tropby, signal, and ostent, which,

Quite from himself to God. But now behold, Five hundred were but yesterday dubb'a in the quick forge and workinghouse of thought, knights :

How London doth pour out her citizens ! So that, in these ten thousand they have lost, The mayor, and all his brethren, in best soit, There are but sixteen hundred mercenaries ; Like to the senators of the antiqne Rome, The rest are-princes, barons, lords, knights, I With the plebeians swarming at their heels,-'squires.

Go forth, and fetch their conquering Cæsar in : And gentlemen of blood and quality.

As, by a lower but by loving likelihood, The name of those their nobles that lie dead, were now the general of our gracious emCharles De-la-bret, high Constable of France';

press 1 Jaques of Chatillon, admiral of France ;

(As, in good time, he may,) from Ireland The master of the cross-bows, lord Rambures ;

coming, Great-master of France, the brave Sir Guischard | Bringing rebellion broached on his sword, Dauphin ;

How many would the peaceful city quit, John duke of Alençon; Antony duke of Brabant,

• The king (says the Chronicles,) caused the psa nu The brother to the duke of Burgundy ;

In exitularuel de Egypto, to be eung after the victory. And Edward duke of Bar : of lusty caris,

+ An officer who walks first in processions.

The earl of Essex, in the reign of Elizabeth. Grandpré and Roussi, Fauconberg and Foix,

Spitted, transfixed.

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To welcome bim 1 much inore, 'and much more Flu. Eat, I pray you : Will you have some cause,

more sauce to your Icek there is not enough Did they this Harry. Now in Loudon place leak to swear by. him ;

Pist. Quit thy cudgel ; thou dost see I eat. (As yet the lamentation of the French

Flu. Mucb goot do you, scald kuave, heartily. nvites the king of England's stay at home : Nay, 'pray you, throw none away; the skin is The emperor's coming in behalf of France, goot for your proken coxcomb. When you take To order peace between them ;) and omit

occasions to see leeks hereafter, I pray you, All the occurrences, whatever chanc'd,

mock at thein; that is all. Till Harry's back-return again to France ;

Pist. Good. There must we bring him; and myself ha e Flu. Ay, leeks is goot :--Hold you, there is a play'd

groat to heal your pate. The interim, by remembering you-'tis past.

Pist. Me a groat! Tben brook' abridgineut ; and your eyes ad-. Pist. Yes, verily, and in truth, you shall take vance

it ; or I have another leek in my pocket, which After your thought, straight back again to you shall eat. France,

(Erit. Pist. I take thy groat, in earnest of revenge.

Flu. If I owe you any thing, I will pay you SCENE 1.-France.-An English Court of in cudgels ; you shall be a woodmonger, and Guard.

buy nothing of me but cudgels. God be wi' you, and keep you, and heal your pate.

(Exit. Enter FLUELLEN and GOWER.

Pist. All bell shall stir for tbis. Gow. Nay, that's right; but why wear you Gow. Go, go, you are a counterfeit cowardly your leek to-day ? Saint Davy's day is past. knave. Will you mock at an ancient tradition,

Flu. There is occasions and causes why and -begun upon an honourable respect, and worn wherefore in all things : I will tell you, as my as a memorable trophy of predeceased valour, friend, captain Gower; The rascally, scald, beg. and dare not avoucb in your deeds any of your garly, lowsy, pragging kuave, Pistol, which you words? I have seen you gleeking and galling at and yonrself, and all the 'orld, know to be no this gentleman twice or thrice. You thongbt petter than a fellow, look you now, of no me because he could not speak English in the na rits, he is come to me, and prings me pread live garb, he could not therefore handle an En and salt yesterday, look you, and bid me eat glish cudgel : you find it otherwise ; and hence. my leek: it was in a place where I could not forth let a Welsh correction teach you a good breed no contentions with bim ; but I will be | English condition. † Fare ye well. so pold as to wear it in my cap till I see him

(Exit. once again, and then I will tell him a little Pist. Doth fortune play the huswife i with piece of my desires.

me now 1

News have I, that my Nell is dead i'the spital ) Enter PistoL.

Of malady of France ; Gow. Why, here he comes, swelling like a Aud there my rendezvous is quite cut off. turkey.cock.

Old I do wax ; and from my weary limbs Flu. "Tis no matter for his swellings, nor bis Honour is cudgell'd. Well, bawd will I turn, turkey-cocks.-Got pless you, ancient Pistol, you

an ancient Pistol. von And something lean to cutpurse of quick hand. scurvey, lowsy knave, Got bless you!

To England will I steal, and there i'll steal : Pisi. Ha l'art thou Bedlam 1 dost thou thirst. And patches will I get unto these scars, base Trojan,

And swear I got them in the Gallia wars. To have me fold up Parca's fatal web? +

(Exit. Hence! I am qualmish at the sinell of leek.

Flu. I peseech you heartily, scurvy, lowsy SCENE II.-Troyes in Champagne.-An A. knave, at my desires, and my requests, and my partment in the French King's Palace. petitions, to eat, look you, this leek ; because, look you, you do not love it, nor your affec-16

| Enter, at one door, King HENRY, BEDFORD, tions, and your appetites, and your digestions,

GLOSTER, EX ETER, WARWICK, WEST MORR. does not agree with it, I would desire you to

LAND, and other Lords ; at another; the eat it.

FRENCA King, Queen ISABEL, the Princess Pist. Not for Cadwallader. and all his KATHARINE, Lords, Ladies, &c. the Duke goats.

of BURGUNDY, and his Truin. Flu. There is one goat for you. (Strikes him.) K. Hen. Peace to this meeting, wherefore we Will you be so goot, scald kuave, as eat it?

are met! Pist. Base Trojan, thou shalt die.

Unto our brotber France, and to our sister, Flu. You say very true, scald knave, when Health and fair time of day, joy and good Got's will is : i will desire you to live in the


(rine ; mean time, and eat your victuals ; come, there to our most fair and princely cousin Katha is sauce for it. (Striking him again.) You And (as a branch and member of this royalty, called me yesterday, mountain-squire ; but I will | By whom this great assembly is contriv'd,) make you to day a squire of low degree. I pray We do salute you, duke of Burgundy ;you fall to ; if you can mock a leek, you can Aud princes Freuch, and peers, health to you eat a leek.

all! Gow. Enough, captain ; you have astonished 1 Fr. King. Right joyous are we to behold him.

your face, Flu. I say, I will make him eat soine part of Most worthy brother England ; fairly inet : my leek, or i will peat his pate four days :- So are you, princes English, every one. Pite, I pray you ; it is goot for your green Q. Isa. So happy be the issue, brother Eng. wound, and your ploody coxcomb.

land, Pist. Must I bite 1

or this good day, and of this gracious meeting, Flu. Yes, certainly; and out of doubt, and As we are now glad to behold your eyes ; out of questions too, and ambiguities.

Your eyes, which hitherto have borne in there Pist. By this leek, I will most borribly r | Against the French, that met them, in their venge; I eat, and eke I swear


Tbe fatal balls of murdering basilisks : • Henry did not strike a blow in France, for two The venom of such looks, we fairly hope, years after the decisive battle of Ariucourt; but immediately concluded a truce for that period. - Hume. + "Dost thou desire to have me put thee to death ?"

Scofing, sneering.
1 Stunned.

For jilt.


Have lost their quality; and that this day

And take with you free power, to ratify, Shall change all griefs, and quarrels, into love. Augment, or alter, as your wisdoms best K. Hen. To cry amen to that, thus we ap- Shall see advantageable for our dignity, pear.

Any thing in, or out of, our demands ; Q. Isa. You English princes all, I do salute And we'll consign thereto.-Will you, fair ats you.

ter, Bur. My duty to you both, on equal love, Go with the princes, or stay here with us! Great kings of France and England! Tbat Q. Isa. Our gracious brother, I will go with have laboured

them; With all my wits, my pains, and strong endea- Haply a woman's voice may do some good, yours,

When articles, too nicely urg'd, be stood on. To bring your most iinperial majesties

K. Hen. Yet leave our cousin Katharine bere Unto this bar • and royal interview,

with us;
Your migbtiness on both parts best can witness. She is our capital demand, compris'd
Since then my office hath so far prevail'd, Within the fore-rank of our articles.
That face to face, and royal eye to eye,

Q. Isa. She hath good leave.
You have congreeted ; let it not disgrace me,

(Exeunt all but HENRY, KATHARINE, If I demand, before this royal view,

and her Gentleuoman. What rub, or what impediment there is,

K. Hen. Fair Katharine, and most fair! Why that the naked, poor, and mangled peace, Will you vonchsafe to teach a soldier terms Dear nurse of arts, plenties, and joyful births, Such as will enter at a lady's ear, Should not, in this best garden of the world, And plead his love-suit to ber gentle heart? Our fertile France, put up her lovely visage

Kath, Your majesty shall mock at me; I can Alas! she hath from France too long been not speak your Eugland. chas'd;

K. Hen. O fair Katharine, if you will love And all ber husbandry doth lie on heaps,

me soundly with your French heart, I will be Corrupting in its own fertility.

glad to hear you confess it brokenly with your Her vine, the merry cheerer of the heart,

English tongue. Do you like me, Kate? Unpruned dies : her hedges even-pleacbed,

Kath. Pardonnex mov, I cannot tell vat is Like prisoners wildly over-grown with hair, like me. Put forth disorder'd twigs : her fallow leas

K. Hen. An angel is like you, Kate ; and you The darnel hemlock, and rank fumitory,

are like an angel. Doth root upon; while that the coulter + rusts, Kath. Que dit-il ? que jesuis semblable à les That should deracinate t such savagery :

anges ? The even mead, that erst brought sweetly forth | Alice. Ouy, vrayment, (sauf vostre grace) The freckled cowslip, burnet, and green clover,

I ainsi dit il. Wanting the scythe, all uncorrected, rank,

K. Hen. I said so, dear Katharine ; and I Conceives by idleness; and nothing teems, must not blush to affirm it. But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksi,

Kath. O bon Dieu ! les langues des hom. burs,

mes sont pleines des tromperies. Losing both beauty and utility.

K Hen. What says she, fair one? that the And as our vineyards, fallows, meads, and jongues of men are full of deceits ? . bedges,

Alice. Ouy ; dat de tongues of de mans is be Defective in their natures, grow to wildness;

full of deceits : dat is de princess. Even so our houses, and ourselves, and chil. K. Hen. The princess is the better Englishdren,

woman. I'faith, Kate, my wooing is fit for thy Have lost, or do not learn, for want of time. understanding: I am glad thou can'st speak The sciences that should become our country ;

no better English ; for, if thou could'st, thou But grow, like savages, as soldiers will,

would'st find me such a plain king, that thou That nothing do but meditate, on blood,)

would'st think I had sold my farm to buy my To swearing, and stern looks, diffus'd ó attire, crown. I know no ways to miuce it in love, And every thing that seems unnatural.

but directly to say I love you : then, if you Which to reduce into our former favour, I

urge me further than to say-Do you in faith 1 You are assembled: and my speech entreats,

I wear out my suit. Give me your answer ; That I may know the let, why gentle peace

i'faith, do; and so clap bands and a bargaiu : Should not expel these inconveniencies,

How say you, lady 3 And bless us with her former qualities.

Kath. Sauf vostre honneur, me anderstand K. Hen. If, duke of Burgundy, you would

well. the peace,

K. Hen. Marry, if you would put me to verWhose want gives growth to the imperfections

ses, or to dance for your sake, Kate, why you Which you have cited, you must buy that peace

undid me : for the one, I have neither words With full accord to all our just deinands;

nor measure; and for the other, I have no Whose tenors and particular effects

strength in measure, yet a reasonable meaYou bave, enschedul'd briefly, in your hands.

sure in strength. If I could win a lady at leap. Bur. The king bath heard them; to the

frog, or by vauiting into my saddle with my which, as yet,

armour on my back, under the correction of There is no answer made.

bragging be it spoken, I should quickly leap K. Hen. Well then, the peace,

into a wife. Or, if I might buffet for my love, Which you before so urg'd, lies in his answer.

or bound my horse for her favours, I could lay Fr. King. I have but with a cursorary eye

on like a butcher, and sit like a jack-an-apes, O'er-glanc'd the articles : pleaseth your grace

never off : but, before God, I cannot look greenTo appoint some of your council presently

ly, t nor gasp out my eloquence, nor I have To sit with us once more, with better heed

no cunning in protestation; only downright To re-survey them, we will, suddenly,

oaths, wbich I never use till urged, nor never Pass our accept, and peremptory answer.

break for urging. If thou canst love a fellow K. Hen. Brother, we shall.-Go, uncle Exe

of this temper, Kate, wliose face is not worth ter,

sun-burning, that liever looks in bis glass for Aud brother Clarence, and you, brother Glos

love of any thing he secs there, let thine eye be ter,

thy cook. I speak to thee plaiu soldier : li Warwick and Huntingdon, go with the king :

thon canst love me for this, take me : if not, to

say to thee, tbat I shall die, is true ; but for • Darrier.

thy love, by the Lord, no ; yet I love thee too. Ploughshare.

To deracinote is to force up the roots. Fxtravagant. Appearance.

·lu dancing Biuderauce

11... Like a young lover, anwardly.

the other

Pure in stre, measure

neck, bardi de France, et 'me see, Wbastre est

K. Hen. Uponny queen. eur, laissez, his.

And whlle thou livest, dear Kate, take a fellow | By mine honour in true English, I love thee, of plain and uncoined constancy; for the Kate : by which hononr I dare not swear thou perforce must do thee right, because he hath lovest me ; yet my blood begins to flatter me not the gift to woo in other places : for these that thou dost, not withstanding the poor and fellows of infinite tongue, that can rhyme them-untempering effect of my visage. • Now be. se 'es into ladies' favours,-tbey do always sbrew my father's ambition ! he was thinking reason themselves out again. What! a speaker of civil wars when he got me; therefore was i is but a prater; a rhynie is but a ballad. A created with 1 stubborn outside, with an as. good leg will fall : + a straight back will stoop : pect of iron, that, when I come to woo ladies a black beard will turn white; a curled pate I fright them. But in faith, Kate, the elder will grow bald ; a fair face will, wither ; a full I wax, the better Isball appear : my comfort eye will wax hollow : but a good heart, Kate, is, that old age, that ill layer-up of beauty, can is the sun and moon; or rather the sun, and do no more spoil upon my face : thou hast me, not the moon; for it shines bright, and never if thou hast me, at the worst; and thou shalt changes, but keeps his course truly. If thou wear me, if thou wear me, better and better ; would have such a one, take me : And take And therefore tell me, most fair Katharine, me, take a soldier : take a soldier, take a king: will you bave me : Put off your maiden And what sayest thou then to my love ? speak, blushes ; avouch the thoughts of your heart my fair, and fairly, I pray thee.

with the looks of an empress; take me by the Kath. Is it possible dat I should love de band, and say-Harry of England, I am thine : enemy of France ?

which word thou shalt yo sooner bless mine K. Hen. No: it is not possible you should ear withal, but I will tell thee aloud-England love the enemy of France, Kate : but in loving is thine, Ireland is thine, France is thine, me, you should love the friend of France ; for and Henry Plantagenet is thine ; who, though I I love France so well, that I will not part with speak it before his face, if he be tot fellow a village of it; I will have it all mine : and, with the best king, thou shalt find the best king Kate, when France is mine, and I am your's, of good fellows. Come, your answer in brothen your's is France, and you are mine.

ken music ; for thy voice is music, and thy Kath. I cannot tell vat is dat.

English broken : therefore, queen of all, Ka. K. Hen. No. Kate? I will tell thee in French; tharine, break thy mind to me in broken Eng. which, I am sure, will hang upon my tongue

will hang non my tongue lish. Wilt thou have me? like a new-married wife about her husband's Kath. Dat is, as it shall please de roy mon neck, hardly to be shook off. Quand j'ay la pere. possession de France, et quand vous avez le. K. Hen. Nay, it will please him well, Kate; possession de moi, (let me see, what then it shall please him, Kate. Saint Dennis be my speed !)-donc vostre estKath. Den it shall also content me. France, et vous estes mienne. It is as easy K. Hen. Upon that I will kiss your hand, for me, Kate, to conquer the kingdom, as to and I call you--my queen. speak so much more French : I shall never move Kath. Laissez, mon siegneur, laissez, lais. thee in French : unless it be to laugh at me. sez : ma foy, je ne veux point que vous aba s.

Kath, Sauf vostre honneur, le François que-sez vostre grandeur, en buisant la main d'une tous parlez, est meilleur que l'Anglois le vostre indigne serviteure ; excusez moy, je quel je parle.

vous supplie, mon tres puissant seigneur. K. Hen. No, 'faith, 'tis not, Kate : but thy K. Hen. Then I will kiss your lips, Kate. speaking of my tongue, and I thine, most truly | Kath. Les dames, et damoiselles, pour estre falsely, must needs be granted to be much at baises devant leur nopces il n'est pas le one. But, Kate, dost thou understand thus coutume de France. mnch English? Canst thoa love me?

K. Hen. Madam, my interpreter, what says she? Kath. i connot tell.

Atice. Dat it is not be de fashion pour les K. Hen. Can any of your neighbours teli, ladies of France--I cannot tell what is baiser Kate? I'll ask them. Come, I know, thou en English. lorest me : and at night, when you come into K. Hen. To kiss. your closet, you'll question this gentlewoman Alice. Your Majesty entendre bettre que moy. about me ; and I know, Kate, you will, to ber, K. Hen. It is not the fasbion for the maids dispraise those parts in me, that you love with in France to kiss before they are married, your heart : but, good Kate, mock me merci would she say? fully; the ratber, gentle Princess, because I Alice. Ouă, orayment. Jove thee cruelly. If ever thou be'st mine, 1 K. Hen. O Kate, nice customs curt'sy to Kate, (as I have a saving faith within me, tells great kings. Dear Kate, you and I cannot be me thou shalt,) I get thee with scambling, confined within the weak Jist t of a country's and thou must therefore needs prove a good fashion we are the makers of manners. Kate : soldier-breeder: Shall not thou and I be. and the liberty that follows our places, stops tween Saint Denpis and Saint George, com- | the months of all find faults ; as I will do your's. pound a boy, half Frencb, half English, that for upholding the nice fashion of your country. shall go to Constantinople, and take the Turkt in denying me a kiss : therefore, patiently, and by the beard I shall we not? what sayest thou, yielding. (Kissing her.) You have witchcraft my fair flower-de-Ince ?

in your lips, Kate : there is more eloquence in Kath. I do not know dat.

a sugar touch of them, than in the tongues of K. Hen. No ; 'tis hereafter to know, but now the French Council; and they should sooner to promise : do but now promise, Kate, you persuade Harry of England, than a general will endeavour for your French part of such a petition of mouarcus. Here comes your father. boy; and, for my English moiety, take the word of a king and a bachelor.


How answer you, la plus belle Katharine du monde mon

GUNDY, BEDFORD, GLOSTER, EXETER, WEST. tres chere et divine deesse ?

MORELAND, and other French and En. Kath. Your majesté "ave fausse French

glish Lords. enough to deceive de most suge demoiselle dat Bur. God save your majesty ! my royal cpuis en France.

sin, teach you our princess English? K. Hen. Now, fie upon my false French ! K. Hen. I would have her learn, my fait

cousin, bow perfectly I love her; and that is He means, resembling a plain piece of metal which I good English, bas not yet received any impression.

1 Fall away. Bur. Is sbe pot apt ! I Henry V. had been dead 31 years before the Turks became possessed of Constantinople: that event took 1.l.e. Though my face has no power to send a you. place iu 1453.

t Slight barrier.

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