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  • Title: Henry VI, Part 3 (Octavo 1, 1595)

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    Author: William Shakespeare
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    Henry VI, Part 3 (Octavo 1, 1595)

    The Tragedie of Richard D. of
    1715I can adde colours to the Camelion,
    And for a need change shapes with Protheus,
    And set the aspiring Catalin to schoole.
    Can I doe this, and cannot get the crowne?
    Tush were it ten times higher, Ile pull it downe. Exit.
    1720Enter king Lewis and the ladie Bona, and Queene
    Margaret, Prince Edward, and Oxford
    and others.
    Lewes. Welcome Queene Margaret to the Court of
    1725It fits not Lewis to sit while thou dost stand,
    Sit by my side, and here I vow to thee,
    Thou shalt haue aide to repossesse thy right,
    And beat proud Edward from his vsurped seat.
    And place king Henry in his former rule.
    1730Queen. I humblie thanke your royall maiestie.
    And pray the God of heauen to blesse thy state,
    Great king of France, that thus regards our wrongs.
    Enter Warwike.
    Lew. How now, who is this?
    Queen. Our Earle of Warwike Edwardes chiefest friend.
    Lew. Welcome braue Warwike, what brings thee to
    War. From worthy Edward king of England,
    My Lord and Soueraigne and thy vowed friend,
    I come in kindnes and vnfained loue,
    1785First to do greetings to thy royall person,
    And then to craue a league of amitie,
    And lastlie to confirme that amitie
    With nuptiall knot if thou vouchsafe to grant
    That vertuous ladie Bona thy faire sister,