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York. How long shall I he patient? Ah, how
Sliall tender doty make me auffer wrung T [loog
Not Gloater's detitlu nor HerefordV lainishnient.
Not Gaanfb rebukes, nor Jilngland'a pnvata

Nor the prevention of poor Bolinabnike
Aiiout hia marriage, nor my own disgrace,
Hava ever made me sour my patient cheek,
Or tiend one wrinkle on my sovereign's face.—
I am the last of oolile Edward'a sons.
Of whom thy fiither, pnnoe of WiUee, was first;
In war. was never lum rag'd more fleroa.
In peace was never gentle lamb mure mikl,
Tluin was that young and princely gentleman :
His face thou hast, for even so inukxl he,
AooumpUsh'd with the number of thy honrs:
Buty when he fruwn'd,it w.is against the Krwnoh,
And not against his friends : his noble hand
Did win what he did apeial, and spent not that
Which his triumphant father's hand had won :
His hands were guiliy of no kindred's blood,
but bloodv With the enemies of his kin.
O. Rk^hard ! York is too far xune wuh grie(
Or else lie never wtuiiu manpare between.

K. Rich. Why, ttucle what's tlia utaU«r t


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8CGNEIV.— rkejnne. A Room in the Kinf*

Mmitt King JUoluuil. BMfnt, md Green ; Aamerle

K. iUdk. We did oheenre.— Cowdn Aamerie,
flow fiu- bnxudit vou hwta Herefonl on bis wty T

Amm. IbnHurhtbi^hHereronl.iryou call him Miv
Boc to th« neit hictawnjr, ami tliere 1 left him.

K. Rkh. And waf, what ston* of partiug tears
WM« sbed r [wind.

Awn. 'Fkith. not bf DM, except the nnrth-eusi
Which then Mew biitiirljr aguinKt nur faces,
A waii'i' Uie 8le«pii« rheom ; and su, by chance,
IM jnioe oar hollow partiuK with a tear.

ICBich. What said our cousin, when jroo part-
ed witli him I

Amm. Furewell:
And, for my heart disdained that my tongcM
SbottU so profkne tlie word, that taofcht me craft
To aiuuterfbit opprrssion of soch gntU
niiat words seemM burled in niv sorrow's xrave
Marrf, would tiie word fiirewell hiive lengtheu'd

And added years to his short banishment.
He should ha?e hnd a vulurae of fiirewells ;
Bui, since it would not, he had none of me.

K. RtcK. He is our cousin, ouusm ; but tis doobt,
Wbeu Urae ahail call him hoiiie from lianixlimeul,
Whether our kinsman come to sne his friends.
Ouraelt and Buslij. Bafcot here, and Green.
ObaerT*<l his ounrtsliip to ihe common people :—
How he did seem u> dive into their hearts,
With humble and fumtiiar oianesy :
What revt:r«nce he did throw away on slaves:
Wooinx poor craftsmen, with the cma of smiles.
And patient underbearin^ of Ids fortune.
As twere, to boiiiidi tlieir aflfects with Idin.
(tf g«ies his bonnet to an ovster-wench ;
A brace of draymen bid— Gud speml him well.
And had the tribute ot his supple knee.
With— 7^taii*«, sif ootaUrfmen, my lamtm fmniaf—
As were our IfiiKland in rererMion liin.
And be our subjects' next degree in li<>pe.

Qrttn WeU*i< he's gone ; and with liiiii go these
Now for the rebels, which stand out in frelaodl—
Expedient manage must be made, my li«ge ;
Ere farther leisure yield tliem furthur means.
For their adTania^, and your highness* loss.

K. Rkh. We will ourseif in peiwrtKo this war.
And, fur our cuflers— with too great a court.
And liberal largess.— are grown somewhat light,
We are enforc'd to farm our myal realm ;
The rerenoe whereof shall furnish us
For our afbirs in Imiid : If that come short.
Oar sobatitutea at home shall have blank char-
lers : [rich.

Whereto, when they shall know what men are
lliey shall sobsonlie them for large sums of gokl,
'iud send them after to supply our wants;

^or wo will make fur Ireland presently.


BsMir. Old John of Gaunt is grieroos sick, mj
Suddenly Ukcn ;_aiiil hath sent oust-f


I'n entreat yoar majeiMy to visit
K. RkA. Where Ties be T


Barty. At Ely-house.


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K. Rkh. Now pot it, hesven, in his physicmu's
To help him to his grave immediately I

i be liniog of Ids cothn ^all make coats
Tt> deck oar soldiers fur these Irish wars.—

Cftme, gentlemen, let's all go vnii him :

Pray 6«xi, we may make liaste, aial come too

hitel iSamnL


SCENE L~ London, it Xeosi fa Ely-Foose.

Gaani m» a ameh; the Duke of York, and, othm
Umtdutg bit kirn.
Oatmt, Will the king come T that I may brsatlie

In wboloafune counsel to his unstaied youth,
yorik. Vex not vourself, nur strive not with

your breMth :
For all in vain comes ctiunsnl to his ear. [men
Gaunt. 0. but they say. the tongues of dying
Enfi>rce attention, like dt^ep tiamiouy;
Where words are scuroe. they are seidnm spent

ill vain : [m pain.

Fur they breiithe truth, thst breathe their words
He. that no more must sav. is lis eu'd inore
Than they whom youth uiai eaje have taught

to gli>se ; [fore ;

llore are men's ends mark'd, than thi>ir liv«s be-

'i'he setting sun. and music at tlie clu.e.
As the hut taste of sweets, is sweetest lust ;
Writ in rememhranoe. mure than tluuxv long past:
TlMHigli Ridiard my life's ouunwl wuuUl ntn hear.
My deatU's sad tale may vet uadeaf hi» ear.
YbrA. No; it is stopped with other duttering

sounds, »

As. praises of Ids state : then, there are ftrand
Lascivious metres ; to whose venom sound
The open ear of youth doth always listea :
Report of fiishions in pn»ud Italy ;
Whose manners sidi our tardy apish natioo
Limps after in buse imittiuim.
Where doth the world thrust forth a vanity,
(So it be new, there's no respect how vile,}
That is not quickly buzz'd into his ears ?
I'lien all too Ute ctmies counsel to he heard.
Where will doiii muiuy with wit'» regard.
Direct not him, whose way himself wdi chuoee ;
Tts breaUi thou iackest, and that breath wih

thiHi lose
Oaunt. Methinks, I anl a pntphet new inspir'd;
And thus.expiiim?. do foretell of him :
Hm raith Heroe bluxe of riot cannot last ;
For violent fires sotm burn out themselves :
Small shuwers last loug, tnit suddeu storms are

He tires betimes, thst spurs too fast betimes ;
With eager feedinc, fwd diith choke the teedet .
Light vanity, lussitiate cormurani.
Consuming means, soon preys uimhi itself
This royarthrono of kiUKS, this sceuter'd isle,
This earth of mi^esty, this seat of Mars,
Tliis other l^en. demi-paradaM ;
This furtreae, built by nature for henelf.
Against infection, and ttie baiul of war:
This hsppy br«ed of men, this httle world ;
This predoos stone set in the silver sea.
Which serves in it tlie ofBoe of a wall.
Or as a moat dei'ensive to a house,
Ajaimit the envy of less happier lands : [land,
iTiis blessed plot, this ear.li. Uiis reuliii. tliis lilng-
This nuree. this teemiii'4 womb of nijal king<i,
Fear'd by ineir breed, and famous by their mrtlv
Kenuwiied fur their deeds as f.4r from home,
(For Christian service, uimI true cliivalryj
An is the sepulchre, in stutibuni Jewiy,
Of the world's ransom. bl«s*ed Mary% suq :


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K, Rick. R«iuni afain, and uke an uatU with
Ijty nn our rojrat awiird foar banish'd hamla;
Swear by the duty that you owe to heaTen,
(Ogr part therein we baalsb willi youraelTeiiJ
I'll keep the oath that we adnnnitter :—
^'na never shall (to help y<iu truth and heaven !)
Kiiibraoe each other's love in henwhineat :
Nor never l«iok upon each other's fime ;
Nitr never write, recreet, nor renonHle
This liiw«rinff tempest of your hmne-brad hate;
Nor never by advised parptiee meet,
1'n nl>>t, contrive, or coniplot any ill,
^BiiiMl us. our state, our suhjeds, or our land.

Iktlmg. I swear.

Nor. And I. tn keep all this.

Bolmj. Norfolk, so far as tn mhie eoemj ;—
Bv thix lime, had the kuiff permitted «.
(>ne of our souls liad wander'd in the air,
Haiiisli'd this frail sepulchre of our flewh.
As now our flesh is bonish'd from this land :
Ctmfetm thy troMsons. ere thou fly the realm;
Since th<io hast for to ro, liear not alone
Tlie docvimr himirn of a fiiiUr eoul.

Nor. No. Bolincbmke : if ever I wem traitor,
My name be blotted from the bonk of life.
AikI I fnini heaven banish *d. as from hi^nee !
But what thou art. heaven, thou, and I do know ;
And all loo soon, I fear, the kinff shah riie.~
Farewell, my liexe :— Now no wtiv nan I stray;
ikive back to £ucland, all the worlds my wav.

tC RkA. Unde. even in the glasses of thine eyes
I see thy grieved heart ; thy sad aspect
Hath mm the number of his hanKhM years
Plock'd fimr away ;— Six frozen winters spent.
Return [to Boljnf;.] with welcome home firom

Bo/inQ. How hnca Ume lies in one little word I
Poor IsfBpns winters and fnur wnn'on springs.
Knd in a word ; Such is the breath of kiiijcs

OawU, I thank my lierr. that, in recard of on
He shortetis (oar years of mv ami's exile:
But Uitle vantase shall I reap thereby ;
Fnr, ere (he six ^ars, that he hath to spend.
Caa chanire their moons, and bring their times

Mf aliened lamp, and time4)ewaated light.
Shall he extinct with aire, and endless night
My inch ol* taper will be burnt snd d<Nie.
And blindfold death not let nie see my son.

K. Rkk Why, uncle, thou hast many years to
Uve. [give :

O^nmt. But not a minute, king, that thou canst
Shorten my days ihuu canst with sullen sorrow.
And pluck nights from me. but not lend a morrow :
I'hoo canst help time ti» fiirntw me with age.
But stop no wnokle m his piUrimage:
Thjr word in current with him fur my death :
But. di^, thy kingdom cannot buy my breath.

K. Rich. IV son is banish'd umin giNid ^vkae,
Whereto thy tisutue a par y-verdict gave ;
Why at o ir justice seera'st thou Uien to lower T

Ommt. I'hings sweet to taste, prove m diges-
tion siHir
You nrg'd me as a judge; but I had rather.
You would have bul me arxue like a father :—
0^ had It been a stranger, not my child, [mild :
Tu smonth his fUult 1 shuiild have been more
A partial slander sought 1 to uvuid.
And in the sentence my own lile destmy'd.
Alas, I look'd, when some %^ you sliould say,
I was t4in strict, to make mine own away ;
But you cave leave tu mine unwilhng tongue,
' ' mj wdl tu du uysttlf thjs wiuug.

K.Riek Coosin, fhrewell: — and, uole,
him so;
Six yean we bnni»h liini. and we shall go.

[FUmriah, Emmt K. RrJiard ami VfrnuL

AtoH. Cousin, farewell : what preasnee most

n It know,

Fimro where you do remain, let paper show.

Mar. Mv lord. im» leave take I ; for f

Asjar %i iuxul will let me, by vuur ^idh.
'* ■ " Redo


OataU. O, lo wimt purpose dust lliott iwanl thy
That thou retnrnV no erecting to Uiy frien«*s f

Baling. I hxve Iini tew t4i LiUce my lesive ol yuo,
When the tiHicne's office should be proJigsil
To breathe llie abundHur dolnur of the lieait.

Oaumt. Thy grief is but thy absence lor a time.

Bottng. Joy abMui. grief u present fur that

OvwU. What is six wmtersT they are qurJciy

Botmg. lo men in joy ; hot grief nukes one
hour ten.

OomU. Call It a travel that thonuk'sl for pl«ii-

Bolmu. My heart will eigh. when I miscall it an.
Which finds it an enloroed pilgrimage.

GoMM. 'llie sullen passage tif thy weaty steps
Esteem n fud. wherein thou art to set
The precious jewel of thy hume-retum.

Be&iv. Nay. ra her. ever/ tedious stride I maka,
>^ill but reuieiiiber me. what a deal nf world
I wander from the jewels Uiat I love.
Must I nut serve a h^ut appren ioehuod
Tu foreign pttssuges ; and in llie end,

Having my freedtan, boast of uuthinr else
But that I was a journeyman to grief f

Oaiml. All places that the eye oi heaven viails.
Are to a wise man ports and happy havens :
Teach iliy nene!«ity to reason tiius;
There is no virtue like necessiiy.
Tlunk mic, the king did bumsh Uiee :
But thou the kiux : Woe duUi the heavier sit.
Wliere it perceives it is bat faintly borne
Go. say— 1 sent thee forth U» puiciiaae honour.
And not— tlie king exiled thee : or su(^poa«.
Devouring pestilence liangH %n our air.
And thou art flying to a fresher dime.
Look, what thy soul holds dear, iiiuigine it
Tu lie that way thou oo'si not whence i liou oom^
Suppose tlie singmg birds, i

I'lie grass wiiereun tltou Iread^ tlie piesenoa

The flowers, fair hKlies; and thy stepe, no mora
Than a deiiglitlul measure, ur a dance :
For gnarling sorrow huth less power to bite
The man that nuicks at it. and sets it light

Bt^ma. O. who can hokl a tire in his hand.
By thinking ini the fnisty Caucasus!
Or doy the hungry edge of appetiie.
By b.ire imaxination ot a feaxi ?
Or wallow naked in Decemlier now.
By thinking on fantastic summer^ lieat t
O, no ! the apprebentUiHi of the good.
Gives but tlie greater feeling to tlie wane :
Fell sorrow's tooth doth never rankle mors,
Thsn wlien it bites, bul lauoeih not the sore.

GoMNl. Come, come, niy son, Fll bnug thee as
thy wav;
Hud 1 thy yuuth.and cause, I would not stay.

Boting. riieii, England's gruund, (krvereUt
sweet soil, adieu ;
My mother, and my nurse, tliat liears me yoil
Where'er 1 wander, laaist of thai I can,—
I'hough banish'd. vet a uuebom Eug>utinan.


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Tli%t To# u lonK and weary pilgnmace ;
T ifii i*t ua lake a cerenHmioan ieiive,
Aiicl tofiiue ikre well, ot our Mveral fnaods.
Mar. I'he appellant in all doty greeta yoar

Ami cravea to kit* yoar hand, and take hia laaTe.
K, Rich We wUl deaneud, aitd I'old him in oar

Conain uf Hereford, aa thy eaose ia rifht,
to be thy ibrtuiie in this rayal fight 1
Karewel), my blued ; wliicii it* Ui day !hoa ahed,
lament we may. but nut rcven^ thee dtad.
BoUKg. O, Ifct nil nut 'Ik ere profiuie a tear
For roe. if I be gur'd with Mowbray 'a apeur ;
Aa cunfUlrnt, at a the t'.ilR<m'8 flixlit

Arainat a Wrd. d<» I with Mowbray fight

My lofing lord [to Lord Marahal] 1 take my leave

of jrou :
Of yna, my nuMe cousin lord Aumerle : —
Not aick, alth<iuf h I hnve to do wi'h death ;
But Ittnty jfouniCi ind cbeeriy drawing breath. —
Ln, aa ai EngliBh fe)uit«, au I regreei
The daliitieat last, to make the end most aweet :
O thou, the earthly author of my blood,—

Whnar Toathfhl apirit, in me regenerate,
Dmh with a twtH^ld vigour lid me up
I'o re.tch at victory above my head,—
Add pnMif utiUi tiiine urm<>ur with ihy^ pray^n;
And with thy blf^ii^a steel my Iniice's poiut,
That it mav enter Muwbmy't waxen c«»nt.
And furbbh new the name of John of Gaunt,
Even in the lusty 'havionr of hi.i son.
Gttimt. Heaven m thy goud cauae make thee

proaperous 1
Be swift like lietitning in the execution :
And let thy blows, doubly red<iu>iled,
Fall like amazing thunder on the curiae
Of thy adverae pernicious enemy :
Rouaa up ihy youtlii'ul blood, bu valiant and live.
BoUtHf. Mine iuuocency. and Saiiii George to

thnro. (/fie takrg his mai.

Nor. [Kismg.} Hov^ver heaven, or fortune,

cast my lot.
There Uvea, or diea, true to king Richanl** throoe,
A liqral. just, aitd upright genilenian :
Never dhJ aipdve with a freer heart
Cant off hia cuhhis of bondage, aini embrace
Hia gulden uncuotmird enfiinichiHenient,
More ihvi my dannngauui doth celebrate
lliis fintkC of battle with mine adveivury —
Ui«t mighty liosre,— and my conipuiiioii peera,—
Take fhmi m; ""

Go I to rtKht ; Truth hath a oi

K Rich Farewell, my h>rJ: spcurely I espy
Virtue with valour couclied in thine eye.—
Order iha trial, nianhal, and hetnn.

{Tht King and the Lords rttum to their aeati.

Mar. Harrr of Hereford, Lanctister, and Derby,
Receive thr lance ; and God deiriid the n>ht !

BoUmg. (R/smg.} Strong as a tower in nope, I


• wft iiiiguvy iioi:c,-~BUU ui/ uihiilhiiuuii ^^^tu,—

ake from mv imiuth the wn>h of happy yean:

s KKUlle and as jocund, as to jest.

u 1 to rticht; Truth hath a quiet breast.

Henry of Herefrird, Lancaater, and Derby.
'I o God, hia 8i>vereigii. and to him. dialoyal ;
Couiageously, and with a free lieaire,
Atieiidiug but the siKiial to Iwtgin.
Mar. Sound, trumpeta ; and set Inrwmnl oohh

bntanta. [A charge smmied.

Stay, tlie king hath thrown hia warder down.
K. Rich. Let them lay by their helmeta and

their speani.
And both return buck to their chairs again :—
Withdraw with us : - niuJ let the irumpeia souBd,
Wuile we return these dukes what we decree.

l^ torn Jtoiuieh.
Draw near, ( To the UombutaHU.

And list, what with our council we have donH.
For that our kinadom's earth shoiikl not be aail'4
With tha' flear bhiod wliich u hnili f««ter'd ;
And 'or our eyea do hafe the dire aspect
Of civil woui.dii, ploughed up wiiu ueighboon'

sworda ;
TAnd for we think the eascle-wmsed pride
Uf sky-aapinng and ambitioua i hough j^
With rivHi-liMUug envy, set yon on
To wake oui peace, which in our country's crmdl*
Draws the sweet infant breath of gentle sleep;]
W hich ao rous'd up with boisierouN onton'd drums.
With har^h resoumliug trom(ieU' dreadful bniy,
And graiiiig kIhick of wnnhful iion arms.
Mixht fhMU oar quiet coolines fright fair prnos.
Aim! make us wade even in our kindred's btuud i—
Therefore, we hnnish yon our teniuMies :
Yoo, cousin llere.oid. upon pain of death.
1*111 twice Hve summers have enrich'd our fields^
Shall not regreet our fair donnuiona.
But tread the airauger patha el' banishment.
Botmg Your will be done : Ttiis must luy com-
fort be,—
That sun. that warms vou here, shall sliine on me;
And thioe his golden lieania. to you here lent.
Shall point on me, and gild my hanishinent.
K. Rich. Norfolk, for thee raiuains a heavier

Whicli I with some unwillingness pronoiuoe :
l*he fly-slow houra aliall not dei^enniiMte
The dateless limit of thy dear exile ;—
I'he hopeJesa word of— never to return.
Breathe 1 anninst thee, upon pain uf life.
Nor. A heavy aentence, my moat sovereign

And all unlock VI for from your highness' mouth:
A dearer merit, not so deep a nuuni
As to be cast forth in the common air.
Have I deMirved at your hifhuesn' hand.
The language I have leamVl these forty years
My natire English, n4iw 1 must (onuto ;
And now my tongue^ use is to me nu mors,
'lluin an unstnnged viol, or a harp ;
Or like a cunning instrument cas'd up,
Or, lieing open, put into his haiidt
That knoMS no touch to tune the harmoQ)
Within my mouth you have engaul'd my tongQ»,
Doubly portcuUis'd, with ray teeth, and hps;
AihI duU, unfeeling, barren ignorance
Is made mv gaoler to attend on me.
1 am too oul to fawn upon a nunie,
I'uo far III yHars to be a pupil now;
What is thy sentence then, but speec4iless dea*h.
Which rubs my tongue from breathing luUiw

JC Rich. It boofa thee not lobe oompi

Af>er our sentaiMM plaining coomm too late.
Nor. Then thus 1 torn me from my ouuntrrls
To dMrell in solemn shades of eodleiift night.



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But since conrei^m lieth in tlioite haiKlt,
Which mmle the fiiult that we rauiDOi ourrect.

Put we our quarrel to the will of
Who, when lie aees the iKura npe tin earth.
Will rain h<ii fen^nnoe on offvuders' heads,
Lmk. Finds bivlbrrhaud iu ibee nu abarpar

Hath lore m thy old blo<d no lhr-n« fire T
Edward's Mveu immis, whereof Uiynelf art one,
Wf re as seven phials of bis sannid hloiMi,
Or seven £iir branches sprin^ng from one root :
Sonie of thoxe seven are dried by nature lirourM.
iSome of thuae branches bjr the deatioies rat :
Bat lliomas, my dear lord, my lite, my Gtoster,—
One phial full of Edwurd'n sacred Itlood,
One fluonshinc branch of his hkmI ro>al root,—
Is crack'd, and all the precious liquor spiU :
Is haekM down, and his summer leaves mII nded.
By envy's hand, and murder's bloody axe.
Ah, Gaunt! his bkxid wms Uiine; that bed, that

That DietUe. that self-mould, that lasliion'd thee,
Hade bim a man; and though thou liv'at, and

Yet art thou alain in him : ttiou di«A otm>«nt
In some lance measure lo thy father's death.
In that thou seesi thy wretched brotlier die,
Who wait the model of thy fiu bet's liie.
Call it not patience. Gaunt, it la dvMpiiir :
In suffeniif thus Uiy brother to be slaughter*d,
Thou show'sl the naked palliwsy lo thy life,
Teacliinif stem murder how lo butcher thee:
I'bat whmh in mean men we euiiile — patience.
Is pale aild cuwiirdice in noble breasts.
What shall I say f to SHfeftuuixl thine own Ufa,
I'he best wsy la— to 'venge my GioiAer's death.
GmuU. Heaven's la th« quarrel; fur haavea's

Hia deputy amanted in his siitht,
Uaih ciius'd his deutli r the which if wrongfully.
Let heaven reveiiite : for I may never lift
An aoanr arm acaiitst his mmm-'x r [self?

Dmch. Whers ,hen, alas I may 1 complain my-
Gammi. I'o b«aveu, the widow's chaiupioa aud

Duch. Why, then. 1 will Farawell,old Gaunt
Thou ffti'st Ui Coventry, there to lieliold
Our ooitsin Herefonl and fell Mowbniy fifht :
O, sit ny husbnno's wrongs on Herelonl% spear,
I'bat it may enter butdier Mowbray's breast 1
Or, i( miawrtune misa the first cureer.
Be Mowbmy's sins so heavy m bis buaoro.
That they n:ay break his foaming ouuiser's back.
And throw ibe nder headlong in the lisU,
A caliiff recreant to my couaiu Hereford ! [wife.
Farewell, old Gaunt; thv sometimes brother's
W uh bar companion gner must end lier life.

OtnmL Sister, farewell : I must to Covenirv :
As much rood slay with thee, as go with mo I
Duck. Yet one word more ; - Grief bouudeih

where It fidla.
Not wi*h the emfty bollowneaa, hni weight;
I take my leave b«fore I buve iiecua;
For sorrow ends not when it seemeth done.
Commend me lo my bro her. Edmund York.
Lo, thw is all :— Nay, yei depart uo^ ao ;
Thouah thik ba all, do not ko quickly go ;
I shall remeiiib. r more. Bid him— O, wuat T
With all good speed at Pla»hy vutit me.
AhuUt, aud what aball good ok! Y'oik there aee,
But empty ludgiiifs hihI unfundsh'd wsltis
Unpeopled oflioes. untrodden stoiMw f [gruans T
And what cheer ttiere for welooiiie, hut uiy
ll> srrfore commend ne : let him uotoome there.
Tw aaak oat sorrow tlua dwaUa avary where :

\ Tweaal

Desolate, deaolate. will I hance and die;

The last leave of thee takes my weeping ^f^^^

SCENE m.— Gusford Green, mar Coventry.

Lists tetcmUattdmlTirme. H« raids. 4cc.alleiiM«i

Enter the Lord Marshal and Auraerle.

Afar. My lord Aunerle, ia Harry Hersfbn)

arm'd? —
Aywi. Yea, at all points; and longa lo eater ie.
Mar, I'lie duke of Nuriolk, apnght fully ai^
Suys but tiie aommoBS of I he appaUaat*^ trumppr.
Aum. Why than, the chanpmua are proper*.!
For nothing but hlo mojeoty's approach.

Fkmrith of Trvmpets. Baler King RichanI, wto
takes hs seat on his throne; Gaunt, omt sevtrmi
Nobtemtn, who take their ptoees. A tnaapet is
sotmded, and answered bg another trampel withit^.
"Hten nUer Norfolk, in armtmr, preceded bt e

K Rkh. Maralial, demand of yonder rhamplae
The csuse of his arrival here in anes :
Ask hira his name ; and orderly prooeed
To swear him m the Justice of hat caese.
Mar. In God's name, and the king'a.aay who
And why thou com'st, thus knightly dad in arms :
Against what mau thou cum'at, and what thy

quarrel :
Speak truly, ou thy knighthood and thy oath ;
Aud so defend tliee, he ven, and ihv valour i
Sor. My uama is 'i'homaa Mowbray, duke of
Norfolk ;
Who hither come, engaged by my oath,
(Wiiicb, heaven deJrud a kujgtii ah«Mild violate I)
Both to deieiid my loyally and truth.
To God, my kiua, and my succeeding iaaue,
Aguliiat the duke of HereAird ihut appeals me ;
Aud, by the graoa of God, aud this n ^na arm.
To pn»ve tiim, m defeoduig of mysitlf,
A traitor lo my God, my king, and me :
And, aa I truly ficht, defend me, heaven I

iHe lakes his ssaL

Thimpit soamds. Enter Bolingbroke, m annoar,
pretxdtd by a Herald.

jr. Eich, Marshal, aak yonder knight in anM,
Both who he is, and why he g iw eth hither.
Thus plated in haliilinienU of war ;
And lonmtlly i^xxmliiig to our law
Depose hiui in the justice of his cause.

Alar. What ia thy name I and whersfbre e'Mu'U

thou hither.

Before King Richard, m his royal Hata T (rel T

Agtiinst whom oumeai thou ? and what's thy quiir-

Spesa like a true ku vht, so defead thee heavrn I

JMtng. Harry of Ueraiord, LaeoMter, tnd
Am I ; wiio ready here do stand in ame.
To prove, by heaven's grace, aod my hady's rtiemt
In lists, ou Thomas Mowhrny. duke of Satfuik,
That he's a iraiUir. f<«ul aud danxerous.
To Goil of heaven. King Kiohard, and to ■» ;
And, as 1 truly fight, defend me tieaTeu !

illor. On pMiu ui death, no person be ao bold*

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