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Author: William Shakespeare
Editor: James D. Mardock
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Henry V (Quarto 1, 1600)


The Chronicle Historie
Flew. I out of question or doubt, or ambiguities
2942.1You must byte.
Pist. Good good.
Flew. I Leekes are good, Antient Pistoll.
There is a shilling for you to heale your bloody coxkome.
Pist. Me a shilling.
Flew. If you will not take it,
I haue an other Leeke for you.
Pist. I take thy shilling in earnest of reconing.
2960Flew. If I owe you any thing, ile pay you in cudgels,
You shalbe a woodmonger,
And by cudgels, God bwy you,
Antient Pistoll, God blesse you,
And heale your broken pate.
2962.1Antient Pistoll, if you see Leekes an other time,
Mocke at them, that is all: God bwy you.
Exit Flewellen.
Pist. All hell shall stir for this.
2975Doth Fortune play the huswye with me now?
Is honour cudgeld from my warlike lines?
Well France farwell, newes haue I certainly
That Doll is sicke. One mallydie of France,
2977.1The warres affordeth nought, home will I trug.
Bawd will I turne, and vse the slyte of hand:
2980To England will I steale,
And there Ile steale.
And patches will I get vnto these skarres,
And sweare I gat them in the Gallia warres.
Exit Pistoll.

Enter at one doore, the King of England and his Lords. And at
the other doore, the King of France, Queene Katherine, the
Duke of Burbon, and others.

Harry. Peace to this meeting, wherefore we are met.
And