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PERSONS REPRESENTED.

KING HENRY IV.
Appears, Act III. sc. 1. Act IV. sc. 4.
HENBY PRINCE OF WALES, afterwards King

Henry V., son to King Henry IV.
Appears, Act II. sc. 2; sc. 4. Act IV. sc. 4.

Act V. sc. 8; sc. 5.
THOMAS, Duke of Clarence, son to King

Henry IV.
Appears, Act IV. sc. 4. Act V. sc. 2.
PRINCE JOHN of Lancaster, afterwards

created (2 Henry V.) Duke of Bed

ford, son to King Henry IV. Appears, Act IV. sc. 2; sc. 3; sc. 4. Act V. sc. 2; sc. 5. PRINCE HUMPHREY of Gloster, afterwards

created (2 Henry V.) Duke of Gloster, son to King Henry IV.

Appears, Act IV. sc. 4. Act V. sc. 2. EARL OF WARWICK, of the King's party. Appears, Act III. sc. 1. Act IV. sc. 4. Act V. sc. 2. EARL OF WESTMORELAND, of the King's

party. Appears, Act IV. sc. l; sc. 2; sc. 3; sc. 4. Act V. sc. 2.

GOWER, of the King's party.

Appears, Act II. sc. 1.
HARCOURT, of the King's party.

Appears, Act IV. sc. 4.
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE of the King's Bench.
Appears, Act I. sc. 2. Act II. sc. 1. Act V. sc. 2; sc. 5.
A Gentleman attending on the Chief Justice.

Appears, Act I. sc. 2. EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND, enemy to the

King. Appears, Act I. sc. I. Act II. sc. 3. SOROOP, Archbishop of York, LORD Mow.

BRAY, and LORD HASTINGS, enemies to
the King.

Appear, Act I. sc. 3. Act IV. sc. l; sc. 2.
LORD BARDOLPH, enemy to the King.

Appears, Act I. sc. 1; sc. 3.
SIR JOHN COLEVILE, enemy to the King.

Appears, Act IV. sc. 3.

TRAVERS and MORTON, domestics of

Northumberland.
Appear, Act I. sc. 1.

FALSTAFF.
Appears, Act I. sc. 2. Act II. sc. 1; sc. 4. Act III. sc. I.
Act IV. sc. 3. Act V. sc. 1 ; sc. 3; sc. 3.

BARDOLPH.
Appears, Act II. sc. I; sc. 2; sc. 4. Act III. sc. l.
Act IV. sc. 3. Act V. sc. l; sc. 3; sc. 5.

PISTOL
Appears, Act II. sc. 4. Act V. sc. 3; sc. 5.

Page.
Appears, Act I. sc. 2. Act II. sc. 1; sc. 2; sc. 4.

Act V. sc. 1; sc. 3; sc. 5.
Poins, an attendant on Prince Henry.

Appears, Act II. sc. 2; sc. 4.
Peto, an attendant on Prince Henry.

Appears, Act II. sc. 4.
SHALLOW, a country justice.
Appears, Act III. sc. 2. Act V. sc. l; sc. 3; sc. 5.

SILENCE, a country justice.
Appears, Act III. sc. 2. Act V. sc. 3.
Davy, servant to Shallow.

Appears, Act V. sc. l; sc. 3.
MOULDY, SHADOW, WART, FEEBLE, BULL-

CALF, recruits.

Appear, Act III. sc. 2.
Fang and SNARE, sheriff's officers.

Appear, Act II. sc. 1.

Rumour.
Appears, Induction.

A Porter.

Appears, Act I. sc. 1.
A Dancer, speaker of the epilogue.

Appcars, Epilogue
Lady NORTHUMBERLA.VD and Lady PERCY.

Appear, Act II. sc. 3.

HOSTESS QUICKLY.
Appears, Act II. sc. 1; sc. 4. Act V. sc. 4.

DOLL TEARSHEET.
Appears, Act II. sc. 4. Act V. sc. 4.

SCENE,--ENGLAND.

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INDUCTION.
Warkworth. Before Northumberland's Castle.

Enter Rumour, painted full of tongues a.
Rum. Open your ears : For which of you will stop

The vent of hearing when loud Rumour speaks ?

I, from the orient to the drooping west, Painted full of tongues. This direction for the appearance of Rumour is found only in the quarto of 1600. The direction explains the sixth line:

“ Upon my tongues continual slanders ride." Rumour appears to have been exhibited in a similar manner in the masques preceding Shakspere's time, and subsequently. Of the speech of Rumour Dr. Johnson says, “It is wholly useless." The object of the poet was evidently to connect this part of Henry IV.' with the First Part.

Making the wind my post-horse, still unfold
The acts commenced on this ball of earth :
Upon my tongues continual slanders ride!;
The which in every language I pronounce,
Stuffing the ears of men with false reports.
I speak of peace, while covert enmity,
Under the smile of safety, wounds the world:
And who but Rumour, who but only I,
Make-fearful musters, and prepar'd defence,
Whilst the big year, swoln with some other griefs,
Is thought with child by the stern tyrant war,
And no such matter? Rumour is a pipe
Blown by surmises, jealousies, conjectures ;
And of so easy and so plain a stop
That the blunt monster with uncounted heads,
The still-discordant wavering multitude,
Can play upon it. But what need I thus
My well-known body to anatomise
Among my household ? Why is Rumour here?
I run before king Harry's victory;
Who, in a bloody field by Shrewsbury,
Hath beaten down young Hotspur, and his troops,
Quenching the flame of bold rebellion
Even with the rebels' blood. But what mean I
To speak so true at first? my office is
To noise abroad,—that Harry Monmouth fell
Under the wrath of noble Hotspur's sword;
And that the king before the Douglas' rage
Stoop'd his anointed head as low as death.
This have I rumour'd through the peasant towns
Between the a royal field of Shrewsbury
And this worm-eaten hold of ragged stone?,
Where Hotspur's father, old Northumberland,
Lies crafty-sick: the posts come tiring on,
And not a man of them brings other news
Than they have learn'd of me: From Rumour's tongues
They bring smooth comforts false, worse than true wrongs.

[Exit.

The. So the folio; quarto, that.

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L. BARD. Who keeps the gate here, ho?-Where is the earl ?
PORT. What shall I say you are?
L. BARD.

Tell thou the earl,
That the lord Bardolph doth attend him here.
Port. His lordship is walk'd forth into the orchard.

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