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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 Iacke Cade and the rest, and strikes his
    staffe on London stone.
    2615Cade. Now is Mortimer Lord of this City,
    And heere sitting vpon London Stone,
    I charge and command, that of the Cities cost
    The pissing Conduit run nothing but Clarret Wine
    This first yeare of our raigne.
    2620And now henceforward it shall be Treason for any,
    That calles me other then Lord Mortimer.
    Enter a Soldier running.
    Soul. Iacke Cade, Iacke Cade.
    Cade. Knocke him downe there. They kill him.
    2625But. If this Fellow be wise, hee'l neuer call yee Iacke
    Cade more, I thinke he hath a very faire warning.
    Dicke. My Lord, there's an Army gathered together
    in Smithfield.
    Cade. Come, then let's go fight with them:
    2630But first, go and set London Bridge on fire,
    And if you can, burne downe the Tower too.
    Come, let's away. Exeunt omnes.