Internet Shakespeare Editions

Author: William Shakespeare
Editor: Adrian Kiernander
Not Peer Reviewed

Richard the Third (Modern)

Alarum, excursions. Enter Catesby.
3825Catesby Rescue, my Lord of Norfolk, rescue, rescue!
The King enacts more wonders than a man,
Daring an opposite to every danger;
His horse is slain and all on foot he fights,
3830Seeking for Richmond in the throat of death;
Rescue, fair lord, or else the day is lost.
Enter King Richard.
King Richard A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!
3835Catesby Withdraw, my lord, I'll help you to a horse.
King Richard Slave, I have set my life upon a cast
And I will stand the hazard of the die;
I think there be six Richmonds in the field;
Five have I slain today instead of him.
3840A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!
[Exeunt King Richard and Catesby.]