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  • Title: Henry V (Modern, Quarto)
  • Editor: James Mardock
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-409-7

    Copyright James Mardock. This text may be freely used for educational, non-profit purposes; for all other uses contact the Editor.
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: James Mardock
    Peer Reviewed

    Henry V (Modern, Quarto)

    [Scene 13]
    Enter the four French lords[, Gebon, Orléans, Bourbon, and the Constable].
    Gebon O diable!
    Constable Mort de ma vie!
    2460Orléans Oh, what a day is this!
    Bourbon Aujourd'hui haute. All is gone; all is lost.
    Constable We are enough yet living in the field
    To smother up the English,
    2480If any order might be thought upon.
    Bourbon A plague of order! Once more to the field,
    And he that will not follow Bourbon now,
    Let him go home and, with his cap in hand
    Like a base leno, hold the chamber door,
    Whilst by a slave no gentler than my dog,
    2475His fairest daughter is contaminate.
    Constable Disorder that hath spoiled us, right us now.
    Come we: in heaps we'll offer up our lives
    2477.1Unto these English, or else die with fame.
    Come, come along,
    Let's die with honor; our shame doth last too long.
    Exeunt omnes.