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Will, I am no traitor.

Her. Here is the number of the slaughter'd Flu. That's a lie in thy throat.--I charge you


(Delivers a Papet. in his majesty's name, apprehend him ; he's a K. Hlen. What prisoners of good sort are friend of ihe duke Alençon's.

taken, uncle ? Enter WARWICK and GLOSTER.

Exe. Charles, duke of Orleans, nephew to the

king; War. How now, how now! what's the mat- John duke of Bourbon, and lord Bouciqualt: tor?

of other lords, and barous, knights, and Flu. My lord of Warwick, here is (praised 'squires, be Got for it!) a most contagious treason come Full fifteen hundred, besides common mej. to light, look you, as you shall desire in a sum- K. Hen. This note doth tell me of ten thonmer's day. Here is his majesty.

sand French,

(number Enter King HENRY and Exeter.

That in the field lie slain : of princes, in this

And nobles bearing banners, there lie dead K. Hen. How now! what's the matter ?

One hundred twenty-six : added to these, Flu. my liege, here is a villain, and a traitor, of knights, esquires, and gallant gentlemen, which your majesty is take out of the helmet Light thousand and four hundred ; of the


[knights of Alençon.

Five hundred were but yesterday dubb'd Will. My liege, this was my glove; here is so that in these ten thousand they have lost, the fellow of it: and he, that I gave it to in There are but sixteen hundred mercenaries; change, proinised to wear it in his cap; 1 The rest are-princes, barons, lords, kaights, promised to strike him, if he did : I met this

’squires, inan with my glove in his cap, and I have been and gentlemen of blood and quality: as good as my word.

The name of those their nobles that lie dead, Flu. Your majesty hear now, (saving your Charles De-la-bret, high Constable of France ; majesty's manhood,) what an arrant, rascally. Jaques of Chatillon, admiral of France : beggarly, lowsy knave it is: I hope, your ma. The master of the cross-bows, lord Rambures ; jesty is pear me testimony, and witness, and Great-master of France, the brave Sir Guisavouchments, that this is the glove of Alençon,

chard Dauphin ;

[bant, that your majesty gave me, in your conscience John Duke of Alençon ; Antony duke of Bra

The brother to the dube of Burgundy ; K. Hen. Give me thy glove, soldier ; Look, And Edward duke of Bar : of lusty earls, here is the fellow of it. Twas 1, indeed, thou Grandpre, and Roussi, Fauconberg, and Foix, promised'st to strike; and thou hast given me Beaumont. and Marle, Vaudemont, and Lesmost bitter terms.

trale, Flu. An please your majesty, let his neck Here was a royal fellow'sliip of death! answer for it, if there is any martial law in the Where is the number of our English dead? 'orld.

[HERALD presents another Paper. K. Hen. How canst thou make me satisfac- Edward the duke of York, the earl of Suffolk, tion ?

Sir Richard Ketley, Davy Gam, esquire : Will. All offences, my liege, come from the None else of name ; and, of all other men, heart: never came any from mine, that might But five and twenty. O God, thy arm was here, offend your majesty.

And not to us, but to thy arm alone, K. Hen. It was ourself thou didst abuse.

Ascribe we all.- When, without stratagem, Will. Your majesty came not like yourself : But in plain shock, and even play of battle, you appeared to me but as a common man: Was ever known so great and little loss, witness the night, your garments, your lowli On one part and on the other ?—Take ií, God, ness; and what your bigliness sutfered under For it is only thine ! that shape, I beseech, you take it for your own Ere. 'Tis wonderful! sault, and not mine : for had you been as I took

K. Hen. Come, go we in procession to the you for, I made no offence; therefore, I beseech

village : your highness, pardon me.

And be it death proclaimed through our host, K. Hen. Here, uncle Eseter, fill this glove To boast of this, or take the praise from God, with crowns,

Which is his only.
And give it to this fellow.-Keep it, fellow ; Flu. Is it not lawful, an please your majesty,
And wear it for an honour in thy cap,

to tell now many is killed? Till I do challenge it. --Give him the crowns :

K. Hen. Yes, captain; but with this acknowAnd, captain, you must needs be friends, with That God fought for us. [ledgement, him.

Flu. Yes, my conscience, he did us great Flu. By this day and this light, the fellow

goot. bas mettle enough in his pelly :-Hold, there

K. Hen. Do we all holy rites;
is twelve pence for you, and I pray you to serve Let there be sung Non nobis, and Te Deum.
Got, and keep you out of prawls, and prabbles, The dead with charity enclos'd in clay,
and quarrels, and dissensions, and, 1 warrant we'll then to Calais ; and to England then ;
you, it is the petter for you.

Where ne'er from France arriv’d more happy
Mill. I will none of your money.
Flu. It is with a goot will; I can tell you, it


ACT V. will serve you to mend your shoes : Come, wherefore should you be so pashful ? your shoes

Inter Cuorus. is not so goot: 'tis a goot silling, I warrant you, Chor. Vouchsafe to those that have not read or I will change it.

the story, Enter an English HERALD.

That I may prompt them : and of such as have, K. Hen. Now, herald; are the dead num" of time, of numbers, and due course of things,

I humbly pray them to admit the excuse ber'd ?

Which cannot in their huge and proper life

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Be here presented. Now we bear the king turkey-cocks.--Got pless you, ancient Pistal,

Towards Calais : grant him there; there seen, you scurvy, lowsy knave, Got bless you! Heave him away upon your winged thoughts, Pist. Ha! art thou Bedlam? dost thou thirst Athwart the sea : Behold, the English beach

base Trojan, Pales in the flood with men, with wives, and To have me fold up Parca's fatal web?* boys,

Hence! I am qualmish at the smell of leek. Whose shouts and claps out-voice the deep- Flu. I peseech you heartily, scurvy, lowsy mouth'd sea,

knave, at my desires, and my requests, and Which, like a mighty whiffler* 'fore the king, my petitions, to eat, look you, this leek; beSeems to prepare his way : so let him land; cause, look you, you do not love it, nor your And, solemnly, see him set on to London, affections, and your appetites, and your digesSo swift a pace hath thought, that even now tions, does not agree with it, I would desire You may imagine him upon Blackheath:

you to eat it. Where that his lords desire him, to havet borne Pist. Not for Cadwallader, and all his goats. His bruised helmet, and his bended sword, Flu. There is one goat for you. [Strikes him) Before him, through the city: he forbids it, Will you be so goot, scald knave, as eat it? Being free from vainness and self-glorious Pist. Base Trojan, thou shalt die. Giving full trophy, signal, and ostent, (pride ; Flu. You say very true, scald knave, when Quite from himself, to God. But now behold, Got's will is : I will desire you to live in the In the quick forge and workinghouse of mean time, and eat your victuals; come, there thought,

is sauce for it. [Striking him again.) You How London doth pour out her citizens ! called me yesterday, mountain-squire; but I The mayor, and all his brethren, in best sort,-- will make you to-day a squire of low degree. Like to the senators of the antique Rome, I pray you, fall to; if you can mock a leek, With the plebeians swarming at their heels, you can eat a leek. Go forth, and fetch their conquering Cæsar in : Gow. Enough, captain : you have astoAs, by a lower but by loving likelihood,

nishedi him. Were now the general of our gracious empress || Fire. I say, I will make him cat some part of (As in good time, he may) from Ireland my leek, or I will pent his pate four days :coming,

Pite, I pray you; it is goot for your green Bringing rebellion broached on his sword, wound, and your ploody coxcamb. How many would the peaceful city quit,

Pist. Must I bite? To welcome him? much more, and much more Flu. Yes, certainly; and out of doubt, and cause,

[him; out of questions too, and ambiguities. Did they this Harry. Now in London place Pist. By this leek, I will most horribly re(As yet the lamentation of the French venge; I eat, and eke I swearInvites the king of England's stay at home: Flu. Eat, I pray you: Will you have some The emperor's coming in behalf of France, more sauce to your leek? there is not enough To order peace between them ;) and omit leek to swear by. All the occurrences, whatever chanc'd,

Pist. Quit thy cudgel; thou dost see, I eat, Till Harry's back-return again to France; Flu. Much goot do you, scald knave, heartily. There must we bring him; and myself have Nay, 'pray you, throw none away; the skin is play'd

goot for your proken coxcomb. When you The interim, by remembering you—tis past.

take occasious id see leeks hereafter, I pray Then brook abridgment; and your eyes ad- you, mock at them; that is all.

Pist. Good. After your thought, straight back again to Flu. Ay, leeks is goot:-Hold you, there is France.

[Exit. a groat to heal your pate. SCENE I.-France. -An English Court of

Pist. Me a groat!

Flu. Yes, verily, and in truth, you shall take
Enter FLUELLEN and Gower.

it; or I have another leek in my pocket, which

you shall eat. Gou. Nay, that's right; but why wear you Pist. I take thy groat, in earnest of revenge. your leek to-day? Saint Davy's day is past. Flu. If I owe you any thing, I will pay you

Flu. There is occasions and causes why and in cudgels; you shall be a woodmonger, and wherefore in all things: I will tell you, as my buy nothing of me but cudgels. God be vi' friend, captain Gower; The rascally, scald, you, and keep you, and heal your pate. (Exit. beggarly, lowsy, pragging knave, Pistol, -

Pist. All hell shall stir for this. which you and yourself, and all the 'orld,

Gow. Go, go; you are a counterfeit cowardly know to be no petter than a fellow, look you knave. Will you mock at an ancient tradition, now, of no merits,-be is come to me, and i-begun upon an honourable respect, and prings me pread and salt yesterday, look you, worn as a memorable trophy of predeceased and bid me eat my leek: it was in a place valour._and dare not avouch in your deeds where I could not breed no contentions with and of your words? I have seen you gleeking inim; but I will be so pold as to wear it in my and galling at this gentleman twice or thrice. cap till I see him once again, and then I will You thought, because he could not speak tell him a little piece of my desires.

English in the native garb, he could not thereEnter PISTOL.

fore handle an English cudgel : you find it Gow. Why, here he comes, swelling like a otherwise; and, henceforth, let a Welsh; corturkey-cock.

rection teach you a good English condition. Flu. 'Tis no matter for his swellings like Fare ye well.


(Exit. * An officer who walks first in processions.

Pisi. Doth fortune play the huswifell with † 1. e. To order it to be borne. Transferring all the honours of conquest from liimscii

me now? to God.


"Dost thou desire to have me put thee to death? || The earl of Essex in the reign of Elizabeth,

† Stunned.

Scoffing, simering

or si

your face,

News have I, that my Nell is dead i'the spital* | That should deracinate* such savagery :
Of malady of France;

The even mead, that erst brought sweetly forth And there my rendezvous is quite cut off. The freckled cowslip, burnet, and green clover, Old I do wax; and from my weary limbs Wanting the scythe, all uncorrected, rank, Honour is cudgell’d. Well, bawd will I turn, Conceives by idleness; and nothing teems, And something lean to cutpurse of quick hand. But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, To England will I steal, and there I'll steal: Losing both beauty and utility. (burs, And patches will I get unto these scars, And as our vineyards, fallows, meads, and And swear, I got them in the Gallia wars.

hedges, [Exit. Defective in their natures, grow to wildness;

Even so our houses, and ourselves and children, SCENE II.-Troyes in Champagne.-An Have lost, or do not learn, for want of time, Apartment in the French King's Palace.

The sciences that should become our country Enter, at one door, King HEXRY, BEDFORD, But grow, like savages,-as soldiers will,

GLOSTER, EXETER, WARWICK, WEST- That nothing do but meditate on blood, MORELAND, and other Lords ; at another, the To swearing, and stern looks, diffusdt attire, FRENCH KING, Queen ISABEL, the Princess And every thing that seems unnatural. KATHARINE, Lords, Ladies, &c. the Duke of Which to reduce into our former favour, I BURGUNDY, and his Train.

You are assembled : and my speech entreats, K. Hen. Peace to this meeting, wherefore Should not expel these inconveniencies,

That I may know the let, why gentle peace we are met!

And bless us with her former qualities. Unto our brother France,—and to our sister, K. Hen. If, duke of Burgundy, you would Health and fair time of day :-joy and good

the peace, wishes To our most fair and princely cousin Katha- Which you have cited, you must buy that peace

(rine ; Whose want gives growth to the imperfections And (as a branch and member of this royalty, with full accord to all our just demands ; By whom this great assembly is contriv'd,) Whose tenors and particular effects We do salute you, duke of Burgundy ;

You have, enscheduld briefly, in your hands. And, princes French, and peers, health to you

Bur. The king hath heard them; to the all!

which, as yet, Fr. King. Right joyous are we to behold There is no answer made.

K. Hen, Well then, the peace, Most worthy brother England; fairly met:- Which you before so urg'd, lies in his answer. So are yoq, princes English, every one. Q. Isa. So happy be the issue, brother Eng. O'er-glanc'd the articles : pleaseth your grace

Fr. King. I have but with a cursorary eye land, Of this good day, and of this gracious meeting, To sit with us once more, with better heel

To appoint some of your council presently As we are now glad to behold your eyes ; Your eyes, which hitherto have borne in them Pass our accept, and peremptory answer.

To re-survey them, we will, suddenly, Against the French, that met them in their

K. Hen. Brother, we shall.-Go, uncle Exe. The fatal balls of murdering basilisks: [bent,


(ter,The venom of such looks, we fairly hope,

And brother Clarence,--and you, brother GlosHave lost their quality; and that this day

Warwick-and Huntingdon, go with the Shall change all griefs, and quarrels, into love. K. Hen. To cry amen to that, thus we ap- and take with you free power, to ratify,

king: pear. Q. Isa. You English princes all, I do salute Augment, or alter, as your wisdoms best

Shall see advantageable for our dignity, you.

Any thing in, or out of, our demands; (ter, Bur. My duty to you both, on equal love, Great kings of France and England! That I Go with the princes, or stay here with us?

And we'll consign thereto.-Will you, fair sishave laboured

(vours, With all my wits, my pains, and strong endea

Q. Isa. Our gracious brother, I will go with

them; To bring your most imperial majesties Unto this bart and royal interview,

Haply, a woman's voice may do some good, Your mightiness on both parts best can witness. When articles, too nicely urg'd, be stood on.

K. Hen. Yet leave our cousin Katharine Since then my office hath so far prevail'd,

here with us; 'That, face to face, and royal eye to eye, You have congreeted ; let it not disgrace me,

She is our capital demand, compris'd

Within the fore-rank of our articles,
If I demand, before this royal view,

Q. Isa. She hath good leave.
What rub, or what impediment, there is,
Why that the naked, poor, and mangled peace,

[Exeunt all but HENRY, KATHARINE,

and her Gentlewoman. Dear nurse of arts, plenties, and joyful births,

K. Hen. Fair Katharine, and most fair! Should not, in this best garden of the world, Our fertile France, put up her lovely visage? Such as will enter at a lady's ear,

Will you vouchsafe to teach a soldier terms Alas! she hath from France too long been And plead his love-suit to her gentle he art?

chas'd; And all her husbandry doth lie on heaps,

Kath. Your majesty shall mock at me; I Corrupting in its own fertility.

cannot speak your England. Her vine, the merry cheerer of the heart,

K. Hen. O fair Katharine, if you will love Unpruned dies : her hedges even-pleached, - glad to hear you confess it brokenly with your

me soundly with your French heart I will be Like prisoners wildly over-grown with hair, Put forth disorder'd twigs : her fallow leas

English tongue. Do you like me, Kate? 'The darnel hemlock, and rank fumitory,

Kath. Pardonnes moy, I cannot tell vat is

like me. Doth root upon; while that the coulter rusts,

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K. Hen. An angel is like you, Kate; and K. Hen. No; it is not possible, you should you are like an angel.

love the enemy of France, Kate : but, in loving Kath. Que dit-il ? que je suis semblable à les me, you should love the friend of France; for anges?

I love France so well, that I will not part with Ålice. Ouy, vrayment, (saufvostre grace) ainsi a village of it; I will have it all mine: and, dit il.

Kate, when France is mine, and I am yours, K. Hen. I said so, dear Katharine; and I then yours is France, and you are mine. must not blush to affirm it.

Kath. I cannot tell vat is dat. Kath. O bon Dieu ! les langues des hommes K. Hen. No, Kate? I will tell thee in French; sont pleines des tromperies.

which, I am sure, will hang upon my tongue K. Hen. What says she, fair one? that the like a new-married wife about her husband's tongues of men are full of deceits?

neck, hardly to be shook off. Quand j'ay la Alice. Ouy; dat de tongues of de mans is be possession de France, et quand vous avez le posfull of deceits : dat is de princess.

session de moi, (let me see, what then? Saint K. Hen. The princess is the better English- Dennis be my speed!)- donc vostre est France, woman. I'faith, Kate, my wooing is fit for thy et vous estes mienne. It is as easy for me, Kate, understanding: I am glad, thou can't speak to conquer the kingdom, as to speak so much no better English; for, if thou could'st thou more French: I shall never move thee in would'st find me such a plain king, that thou French: unless it be to laugh at me. would'st think, I had sold my farm to buy my Kath. Sauf vostre honneur, le François que crown. I know no ways to mince it in love, vous parles, est meilleur que l'Anglois lequel je but directly to say-I love you: then, if you parle. urge me further than to say-Do you in faith? K. Hen. No, 'faith, 'tis not, Kate: but thy I wear out my suit. Give me your answer; speaking of my tongue, and I thine, most truly i'faith, do; and so clap hands and a bargain: falsely, must needs be granted to be much at How say you, lady?

But, Kate, dost thou understand thus Kath. Sauf vostre honneur, me understand much English? Canst thoa love me? well.

Kath. I cannot tell. K. Hen. Marry, if you would put me to ver- K. Hen. Can any of your neighbours tell, ses, or to dance for your sake, Kate, why you Kate? I'll ask them. Come, I know, thou undid me: for the one, I have neither words lovest me: and at night when you come into nor measure; and for the other, I have no your closet, you'll question this gentlewoman strength in measure,* yet a reasonable mea- about me; and I know, Kate, you will, to her, sure in strength. If I could win a lady at leap- dispraise those parts in me, that you love with frog, or by vaulting into my saddle with my your heart : but, good Kate, mock me merciarmour on my back, under the correction of fully; the rather, gentle princess, because I bragging be it spoken, I should quickly leap love thee cruelly. If ever thou be'st mine, into a wife. Or, if I might buffet for my love, Kate, (as I have a saving faith within me, tells or bound my horse for her favours, I could lay me,-thou shalt,) I get thee with scambling, on like a butcher, and sit like a jack-an-apes, and thou must therefore needs prove a good never off: bat, before God, I cannot look green- soldier-breeder: Shall not thou and I, bely,t nor gasp out my eloquence, nor I have tween Saint Dennis and Saint George, comno cunning in protestation; only downright pound a boy, half French, half English, that oaths, which I never use till urged, nor never shall go to Constantinople, and take the Turk break for urging. If thou canst love a fellow by the beard ? shall we not? what sayest thou, of this temper, Kate, whose face is not worth my fair flower-de-luce ? sun-burning, that never looks in his glass for Kath. I do not know dat. love of any thing he sees there, let thine eye

be K. Hen. No: 'tis hereafter to know, but now thy cook. I speak to thee plain soldier : if to promise: do but now promise, Kate, you thou canst love me for this, take me: if not, to will endeavour for your French part of such a say to thee--that I shall die, is true • but-for boy; and, for my English moiety, take the thy love, by the Lord, no; yet I love thee too. word of a king and a bachelor. How answer And while thou livest, dear Kate, take a fel- you, la plus belle Katharine du monde, mon tres low of plain and uncoined constancy; for he chere ei divine deesse? perforce must do thee right, because he hath Kath. Your majesté ave fausse French enough not the gift to woo in other places : for these to deceive de most sage demoiselle dat is en fellows of infinite tongue, that can rhyme them- France. selves into ladies' favours,—They do always K. Hen. Now, fie upon my false French! reason themselves out again. What! a speaker By mine honour, in true English, I love thee, is but a prater ; a rhyme is but a ballad. A Kate : by which honour I dare not swear, thou good leg will fall ; a straight back will stoop; lovest me; yet my blood begins to flatter me a black beard will turn white; a curled pate that thou dost, notwithstanding the poor and will grow bald; a fair face will wither; a full untempering effect of my visage.* Now beeye will wax hollow: but a good heart, Kate, shrew my father's ambition ! he was thinking is the sun and moon; or, rather, the sun, and of civil wars when he got me; therefore wasî not the moon ; for it shine: bright, and never created with a stubborn outside, with an aschanges, but keeps his course truly. If thou pect of iron, that, when I come to woo ladies, would have such a one, take me: And take I fright them. But, in faith, Kate, the elder me, take a soldier ; take a soldier, take a king : ! wax, the better I shall appear: my comfort And what sayest thou then to my love? speak, is, that old age, that ill layer-up of beauty, can my fair, and fairly, I

do no more spoil upon my face : thou hast me, Koth. Is it possible dat I should love de if thou hast me, at the worst; and thou shalt enemy of France?

wear me, if thou wear me, better and better; * In dancing. † 1. c. Like a young lover, awkwardly.

And therefore tell me, most fair Katharine,
He means, sesembling a plain piece of metal which

you have me?

Put off your maider: hos 10 conseil an imorrosion

pray thee.

blushes; avouch the thoughts of your heart naked, and blind: Can you blame her then, with the looks of an empress; take me by the being a maid yet rosed over with the virgin hand, and say–Harry of England, I am thine : crimson of modesty, if she deny the appearance which word thou shalt no sooner bless mine of a naked blind boy in her naked seeing self? ear withal, but I will tell thee aloud-England It were, my lord, a hard condition for a maid is thine, Ireland is thine, France is thine, and to consign to. Henry Plantagenet is thine; who, though I K. Hen. Yet they do wink, and yield; as love speak it before his face, if he be not fellow is blind, and enforces. with the best king, thou shalt find the best king Bar. They are then excused, my lord, when of good fellows. Come, your answer in bro- they see not what they do. ken music; for thy voice is music, and thy K. Hen. Then, guod my lord, teach your English broken : therefore, queen of all, Ka- cousin to consent to winking.tharine, break thy mind to me in broken Eng. Bur. I will wink on her to consent, my lord, lish. Wilt thou have me?

if you will teach her to know my meaning : for Kath. Dat is, as it shall please de roy mon maids, well summered and warm kept, are like pere.

flies at Bartholomew-tide, blind, though they K. Hen. Nay, it will please him well, Kate; have their eyes; and then they will endure it shall please him, Kate.

handling, which before would not abide lookKalh. Den it shall also content me

ing on. K. Hen. Upon that I will kiss your hand, R. Hen. This moral* ties me over to time and I call you—my queen.

and a hot summer; and so I will catch the fly, Kath. Laisses, mon siegneur, laisses, laissez : your cousin, in the latter end, and she must be ma foy, je ne veux point que rous abbaisses ros- blind too. tre grandeur, en baisant la main d'une vostre Bur. As love is, my lord, before it loves. iudige serviteure; excuses moy, je vous supplie, K. Hen. It is so : and you may, some of yon, mon tres puissant seigneur.

thank love for my blindness; who cannot see K. Hen. Then I will kiss your lips, Kate. many a fair French city, for one fair French

Kath. Les dames, et damoiselles, pour estremaid that stands in my way. baiscés devant leur nopces, il n'est pas le coûtunie Fr. king. Yes, my lord, you see them perde France,

spectively, the cities turned into a maid; for K. Hen. Madam, my interpreter, what says they are all girdled with maiden walls, thai she?

war hath never entered, Alice. Dat it is not be de fashion pour les K. IIen. Shall Kate be my vife? ladies of France,-I cannot tell what is, baiser, Fr. King. So please you. en English.

K. Hen. I am content; so the maiden cities K. Hen. To kiss.

you talk of, may wait on her: so the maid, that Alice. Your majesty entendre bettre que moy. stood in the way of my wish, shall show me the

Ki Hen. It is not the fashion for the maids in way to my will. France to kiss before they are married, would Fr. King. We have consented to all terms she say?

of reason. Alice. Ouy, vrayment.

K. Hen. Is't so, my lords of England ? K. Hen. 0, Kate, nice customs curt'sy to West. The king hath granted every article: great kings. Dear Kate, you and I cannot be His daughter, first; and then, in sequel, all, confined within the weak list* of a country's According to their firm proposed natures. fashion: we are the makers of manners, Kate; Ere. Only, he hath not yet subscribed this :and the liberty that follows our places, stops Where your majesty demands,—That the king the mouths of all find faults ; as I will do yours, of France, having any occasion to write for for upholding the nice fashion of your country, matter of grant, shall name your highness in in denying me a kiss: therefore, patiently, and this form, and with this addition, in French, yielding. (Kissing her.) You have witchcraft | Notre tres cher fils Henry roy d'Angleterre, hein your lips, Kate : there is more eloquence in retier de France; and thus in Latin,-Præclaa sugar touch of them, than in the tongues of rissimus filius noster Henricus, rex Anglio, el the French council; and they should sooner hares Franciæ.

[denied, persuade Harry of England, than a general Fr. King. Nor this I have not, brother, so petition of monarchs. Here comes your father. But your request shall make me let it pass. Enter the FRENCH King and Queen, Bor

K. Hen. I pray you then, in love and dear GUNDY, BEDFORD, GLOSTER, EXETER,

alliance, WESTMORELAND, and other French and Let that one article rank with the rest : English Lords.

And, thereupon, give me your daughter.

Fr. King. Take her, fair son ; and from her Bur. God save your majesty! my royal cou

blood raise up sin, teach you our princess English? K. Hen. I would have her learn, my fair of France and England, whose very shores

Issue to me: that the contending kingdoms cousin, how perfectly I love her; and that is

look pale good English. Bur. Is she not apt?

With envy of cach other's happiness, [tian K. Hen. Our tongue is rough, caz; and my Plant neighbourhood and Christian-like accord

May cease their hatred ; and this dear conjunc. condition is not smooth : so that, having nei- In their sweet bosoms, that never war advanee ther the voice nor the heart of flattery about His bleeding sword 'twixt England and fair me, I cannot so conjure up the spirit of love in

France. her, that he will appear in his true likeness.

All. Amen! Bur. Pardon the frankness of my mirth, if I

K. Hen. Now welcome, Kate :--and bear me answer you for that. If you would conjure in her you must make a circle: if conjare up love That trere I kiss her as my sovereign queen.

witness all, in her in his true likeness, he must appear


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