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  • Title: Henry VI, Part 2 (Quarto 1, 1594)

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    Author: William Shakespeare
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    Henry VI, Part 2 (Quarto 1, 1594)

    Enter Iacke Cade and the rest and strikes his sword
    vpon London stone.
    2615Cade. Now is Mortemer Lord of this Citie,
    And now sitting vpon London stone, We command,
    That the first yeare of our raigne,
    The pissing Cundit run nothing but red wine.
    2620And now hence forward, it shall be treason
    For any that calles me any othervvise then
    2621.1Lord Mortemer.
    Enter a souldier.
    Sould. Iacke Cade, Iacke Cade.
    Cade. Sounes, knocke him dovvne. (They kill him.
    Dicke. My Lord, theirs an Army gathered togither
    Into Smythfield.
    Cade. Come then, lets go fight with them,
    2630But first go on and set London bridge a fire,
    And if you can, burne dovvne the Tovver too.
    Come lets avvay. Exet omnes.