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  • Title: Henry VI, Part 2 (Folio 1, 1623)

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    Author: William Shakespeare
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    Henry VI, Part 2 (Folio 1, 1623)

    Enter Lord Scales vpon the Tower walking. Then enters
    two or three Citizens below.
    2600Scales. How now? Is Iacke Cade slaine?
    1. Cit. No my Lord, nor likely to be slaine:
    For they haue wonne the Bridge,
    Killing all those that withstand them:
    The L. Maior craues ayd of your Honor from the Tower
    2605To defend the City from the Rebels.
    Scales. Such ayd as I can spare you shall command,
    But I am troubled heere with them my selfe,
    The Rebels haue assay'd to win the Tower.
    But get you to Smithfield, and gather head,
    2610And thither I will send you Mathew Goffe.
    Fight for your King, your Countrey, and your Liues,
    And so farwell, for I must hence againe.