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  • Title: Henry V (Quarto 1, 1600)
  • Editor: James D. Mardock
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-409-7

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    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: James D. Mardock
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    Henry V (Quarto 1, 1600)

    of Henry the fift.
    And to our brorher France, Faire time of day.
    2990Faire health vnto our louely cousen Katherine.
    And as a branch, and member of this stock:
    We do salute you Duke of Burgondie.
    Fran. Brother of England, right ioyous are we to behold
    Your face, so are we Princes English euery one.
    Duk. With pardon vnto both your mightines.
    Let it not displease you, if I demaund
    3020What rub or bar hath thus far hindred you,
    3020.1To keepe you from the gentle speech of peace?
    3055Har. If Duke of Burgondy, you wold haue peace,
    You must buy that peace,
    According as we haue drawne our articles.
    3065Fran. We haue but with a cursenary eye,
    Oreviewd them pleaseth your Grace,
    To let some of your Counsell sit with vs,
    3070We shall returne our peremptory answere.
    Har. Go Lords, and sit with them,
    3071.1And bring vs answere backe.
    Yet leaue our cousen Katherine here behind.
    3083.1France. Withall our hearts.

    Exit King and the Lords. Manet, Hrry, Kathe-
    3086.1rine, and the Gentlewoman.

    Hate. Now Kate, you haue a blunt wooer here
    Left with you.
    If I could win thee at leapfrog,
    Or with vawting with my armour on my backe,
    Into my saddle,
    Without brag be it spoken,
    3128.1Ide make compare with any.
    But leauing that Kate,
    If thou takest me now,
    Thou shalt haue me at the worst:
    G And