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And your great uncle Edward the black Prince,
Ely. Awake remembrance of these valiant dead, s
Exe. Your brother Kings and Monarchs of the earth Do all expect that you should rouze yourself, As did the former Lions of your blood. Weft. They know, your Grace hath cause; and means
and might So hath your Highness; never King of England Had Nobles richer, and more loyal Subjects; Whose hearts have left their bodies here in England, And lie pavilion d in the field of France.
Cant. 'o, let their bodies follow, my dear Liege,? With blood and sword, and fire, to win your right. In aid whereof, we of the Spiritualty
s These four speeches were meaning Edward III, and the adiled after the firit edition. Black Prince. WARBURTON.
They know your GRACE HATH I do not fee but the present
cavje, and means, and might, reading may stand as I have So hath your Highness ] pointed it. We ihould read,
7 These two lines Dr. Waryour RACE HAD carfe. - burton gives to Weftmorland, but which is carrying on the sense of with so little reason that I have the concluding words of Exeter. continued them to Canterbury. ds did the former Lions of your The credit of old copies, though bloed.
not great, is yet more than nothing.
Will raise your Highness such a mighty sum,
K. Henry. We must not only arm t'invade the French,
Cant. They of those Marches, gracious Sovereign, Shall be a wall sufficient to defend Our Inland from the pilfering borderers.
K. Henry. Wedonot mean the coursing snatchers only,
- giddy neighbrur----] The following expressions of unThat is, incontant, changeable. furnish kingdom, gle n d lend, 9 Never went with his foies and empty of defence. thew this. into France. ] Shakespeare
WARBURTON. wrote the line thus,
There is no nced of alteration, Ne'er went with his FULL forces
"And make lis cbro:ic as yoiche into France.
As is the ouzy bottom of the Sea
Exet. But there's a saying very old and true.
Ely. It follows then, the Cat must stay at home,
And with PRAISE,] He is speak- firn scene of this act. Besides, ing of King Edward's prisoners; the poet had here an eye to Hall
, so that it appears Shakespeare who gives this obfervation to the wrote,
Duke of Exeter. But the edias rich with PRIZE, tors have made Eli and Exeter 1. 2. captures, booty. Without change fides, and speak one anthis, there is neither beauty nor other's speeches; for this, which likeness in the fimilitude. WARB. is given to Ely, is Exeter's; and
The change of praije to prize, the following given to Exeter, I believe no body will approve; is Ely's.
WARBURTON. the fimilitude between the chro
3. If that you will France win, nicle and fea consists only in this, &c.] Hall's Chronicle. Hen. V. that they are both full, and filled
year 2. fol. 7. p. 2. X. POPE. with something valuable. De
4 To tear and havoch more than fides, Dr. Warburton presupposes
fie can eat.] 'Tis not much a reading which exists in no an
the Quality of the Mouse to tear cicnt copy, for his chronicle as
the Food it comes at, but to run the later editions give it, the
over and dohle it. The old quarto has your, the folio tbeir. Quarto reads, Spile; and the chronicle.
two first folio's, tame : from Your and their written by con which laft corrupted Word, I traction y' are just alike, and her. think, I have retriev'd the Poet's in the old hands is not much un- genuine Reading, taint. THEOB. like y'. I believe wc should read 5 Yet that is but a curs'd Ne her chronicle.
ceflity :] So the old Quarto. 2 Ely. But there's a lasing, &c.] The folo's read cruhd: Neither This fpeech, which is diffuafive of the Words convey any toof the war with France, is ab- lerable Idea ; but give us a counsurdly given to one of the church- ter-reasoning, and not at all permen in confederacy to push the' tinent. - We should read, 'scusid King upon it, as appears by the necesity. "Tis Ely's businefs to
And pretty traps to catch the petty thieves.
Cant. Therefore heaven doth divide
Others, fhew, there is no real Neceflity rowd from Cicero de Republica, for staying at home : he must lib. 2. Sic ex summis, & me. therefore mean, that tho' there diis, & infimis interjectis Ordi. be a seeming Neceflily, yet it is nibus, ut fonis, moderatam ra. one that may be well excus'd and tione Civitatem, Consensu dissimiget over.
WARBURTON. liorum concinere; & qua HarNeither the old readings nos monia à Muficis dicitur in Cantu, the emendation seem very sa. eam effe in Civitate Concordiam. tisfactory. A cursed neceflity has
THEOBALD. no sense, a 'scus'd neceffity is so Setting endeavour in continual harin that one would not admit motion, it, if any thing else can be found. To which is fixed, as an aim or A crush'd necellary may mean, a
buit, mau celfity which is subdu'd and over. Obedience.] Neither the sense powered by contrary reasons. We nor the construction of this pas- might read a crude necessicy, a fage is very obvious. The conneceffrry not complete, or not well struction is, endeavour or as an considered and digested, but it aim or buti to which endeavour, is too harh.
obedience is fixed. The sense is, Sir T, Hanmer reads,
that all endeavour is to termic Yet that is not o'course a necesity. nate in obedience, to be subor• For Government, though dinate to the publick good and
high, and low, and lower,] general design of government. The Foundation and Expression 7 Orbers, like merchants, ven• of this Thought seems to be bor TU'RE trade abroed;] What Vol. IV.
Others, like foldiers, armed in their stings,
is the centuring trade? I am per- case. The honey being beaded fuaded we hould read and point up in separate and dillinet cells it thus,
by a thin membrane of wax Oily, like merchant ventur drawn over the mouth of each ers, trade abread,
of them, to hinder the liquid WARBURTON. matter from running out. If the whole diffico ty of this
WARBURTON. pallage const in the obicurity of To head the loney can hardly be the phiale to renture tace, it right; for though we head the may be cafly cleared. To win cilk, no man talks of beading tie trude is a phrase of the fame the commodities. To kread' gives import and fructure as to bacard an easy fense, though not phyfi
. Dutie. Nothing could have raised cally true. The bees do in tact an objection but the dcfire of knast the wax more than the being bofy.
honey, but that Shukijitare pere lle cizi citizens KNAD- haps did not know. ING ip the hour ;] This
9 So may a thruland afim, av poliitly be right; but I ra ONCE a.fiot,] The speaker ther think that Shuk.jpure white is endeavouring io dhew, that NEADINGthe b.nas; alluding the state is able to execuie many no the puiting up merchaidhte projecied allions at once, and in Cíks. sind this is in tuci the concurt them all to their com