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      <article class="book" id="R.1">
         <header class="book-titlepage">
            <h1>The Third Part of Henry the Sixth</h1>
         </header>
         <div class="lists-of-titles">
            <div class="toc">
               <p>
                  <b>Table of Contents</b>
               </p>
               <ul class="toc">
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.2">1. Dramatis Personae</a>
                     </span>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.3">1. ACT I</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  London. The Parliament-house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Sandal Castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  Field of battle betwixt Sandal Castle and Wakefield.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  A plain near Mortimer's Cross in Herefordshire.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Before York.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A field of battle between Towton and Saxton, in Yorkshire.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.7">6. SCENE VI.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.5">3. ACT III</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  A forest in the north of England.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  London. The palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  France. KING LEWIS XI's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.6">4. ACT IV</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  London. The palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  A plain in Warwickshire.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  Edward's camp, near Warwick.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV.  London. The palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.6">5. SCENE V.  A park near Middleham Castle In Yorkshire.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.7">6. SCENE VI.  London. The Tower.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.8">7. SCENE VII.  Before York.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.9">8. SCENE VIII.  London. The palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.7">5. ACT V</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  Coventry.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  A field of battle near Barnet.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  Plains near Tewksbury.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.6">5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.7">6. SCENE VI.  London. The Tower.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.8">7. SCENE VII.  London. The palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
               </ul>
            </div>
         </div>
         <article class="preface" id="R.1.2">
            <header class="preface-titlepage">
               <h2>Dramatis Personae</h2>
            </header>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">KING HENRY, the Sixth.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">EDWARD, PRINCE OF WALES, his son. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">KING LEWIS XI, King of France. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">DUKE OF SOMERSET</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">DUKE OF EXETER</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">EARL OF OXFORD</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">EARL OF WESTMORELAND</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LORD CLIFFORD</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">RICHARD PLANTAGENET, Duke of York. </span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">EDWARD, Earl of March, afterwards King Edward IV.</span>
                        <span class="personname">EDMUND, Earl of Rutland.</span>
                        <span class="personname">GEORGE, afterwards Duke of</span>
                        <span class="personname">Clarence. </span>
                        <span class="personname">RICHARD afterwards Duke of</span>
                        <span class="personname">Gloucester.</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">his sons.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">DUKE OF NORFOLK</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">MARQUESS OF MONTAGUE</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">EARL OF WARWICK</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">EARL OF PEMBROKE</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LORD HASTINGS</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LORD STAFFORD</span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">SIR JOHN MORTIMER</span>
                        <span class="personname">SIR HUGH MORTIMER</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">uncles to the Duke of York.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">HENRY, Earl of Richmond, a youth.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LORD RIVERS, brother to Lady Grey. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">SIR WILLIAM STANLEY</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">SIR JOHN MONTGOMERY</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">SIR JOHN SOMERVILLE</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Tutor to Rutland. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Mayor of York. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Lieutenant of the Tower. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">A Nobleman. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Two Keepers.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">A Huntsman. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">A Son that has killed his father. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">A Father that has killed his son. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">QUEEN MARGARET</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LADY GREY, afterwards Queen to Edward IV. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">BONA, sister to the French Queen.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Soldiers, Attendants, Messengers, Watchmen, &c.</span>
            </p>
            <p>SCENE  England and France.</p>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.3">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 1. ACT I</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  London. The Parliament-house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Sandal Castle.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  Field of battle betwixt Sandal Castle and Wakefield.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  London. The Parliament-house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum. Enter YORK, EDWARD, RICHARD, NORFOLK, MONTAGUE, WARWICK, and Soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I wonder how the king escaped our hands.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">While we pursued the horsemen of the north,</div>
                     <div class="line">He slily stole away and left his men:</div>
                     <div class="line">Whereat the great Lord of Northumberland,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose warlike ears could never brook retreat,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cheer'd up the drooping army; and himself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lord Clifford and Lord Stafford, all abreast,</div>
                     <div class="line">Charged our main battle's front, and breaking in</div>
                     <div class="line">Were by the swords of common soldiers slain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Lord Stafford's father, Duke of Buckingham,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is either slain or wounded dangerously;</div>
                     <div class="line">I cleft his beaver with a downright blow:</div>
                     <div class="line">That this is true, father, behold his blood.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">And, brother, here's the Earl of Wiltshire's blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom I encounter'd as the battles join'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak thou for me and tell them what I did.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Throwing down SOMERSET's head</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Richard hath best deserved of all my sons.</div>
                     <div class="line">But is your grace dead, my Lord of Somerset?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORFOLK</div>
                     <div class="line">Such hope have all the line of John of Gaunt!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus do I hope to shake King Henry's head.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And so do I. Victorious Prince of York,</div>
                     <div class="line">Before I see thee seated in that throne</div>
                     <div class="line">Which now the house of Lancaster usurps,</div>
                     <div class="line">I vow by heaven these eyes shall never close.</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the palace of the fearful king,</div>
                     <div class="line">And this the regal seat: possess it, York;</div>
                     <div class="line">For this is thine and not King Henry's heirs'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Assist me, then, sweet Warwick, and I will;</div>
                     <div class="line">For hither we have broken in by force.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORFOLK</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll all assist you; he that flies shall die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Thanks, gentle Norfolk: stay by me, my lords;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, soldiers, stay and lodge by me this night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They go up</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And when the king comes, offer no violence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless he seek to thrust you out perforce.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">The queen this day here holds her parliament,</div>
                     <div class="line">But little thinks we shall be of her council:</div>
                     <div class="line">By words or blows here let us win our right.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Arm'd as we are, let's stay within this house.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">The bloody parliament shall this be call'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless Plantagenet, Duke of York, be king,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bashful Henry deposed, whose cowardice</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath made us by-words to our enemies.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Then leave me not, my lords; be resolute;</div>
                     <div class="line">I mean to take possession of my right.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Neither the king, nor he that loves him best,</div>
                     <div class="line">The proudest he that holds up Lancaster,</div>
                     <div class="line">Dares stir a wing, if Warwick shake his bells.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll plant Plantagenet, root him up who dares:</div>
                     <div class="line">Resolve thee, Richard; claim the English crown.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING HENRY VI, CLIFFORD,
NORTHUMBERLAND, WESTMORELAND, EXETER, and the rest</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">My lords, look where the sturdy rebel sits,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even in the chair of state: belike he means,</div>
                     <div class="line">Back'd by the power of Warwick, that false peer,</div>
                     <div class="line">To aspire unto the crown and reign as king.</div>
                     <div class="line">Earl of Northumberland, he slew thy father.</div>
                     <div class="line">And thine, Lord Clifford; and you both have vow'd revenge</div>
                     <div class="line">On him, his sons, his favourites and his friends.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">If I be not, heavens be revenged on me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">The hope thereof makes Clifford mourn in steel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                     <div class="line">What, shall we suffer this? let's pluck him down:</div>
                     <div class="line">My heart for anger burns; I cannot brook it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Be patient, gentle Earl of Westmoreland.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Patience is for poltroons, such as he:</div>
                     <div class="line">He durst not sit there, had your father lived.</div>
                     <div class="line">My gracious lord, here in the parliament</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us assail the family of York.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Well hast thou spoken, cousin: be it so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, know you not the city favours them,</div>
                     <div class="line">And they have troops of soldiers at their beck?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">But when the duke is slain, they'll quickly fly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Far be the thought of this from Henry's heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">To make a shambles of the parliament-house!</div>
                     <div class="line">Cousin of Exeter, frowns, words and threats</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall be the war that Henry means to use.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou factious Duke of York, descend my throne,</div>
                     <div class="line">and kneel for grace and mercy at my feet;</div>
                     <div class="line">I am thy sovereign.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">I am thine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">For shame, come down: he made thee Duke of York.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas my inheritance, as the earldom was.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy father was a traitor to the crown.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Exeter, thou art a traitor to the crown</div>
                     <div class="line">In following this usurping Henry.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom should he follow but his natural king?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">True, Clifford; and that's Richard Duke of York.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">And shall I stand, and thou sit in my throne?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">It must and shall be so: content thyself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Be Duke of Lancaster; let him be king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                     <div class="line">He is both king and Duke of Lancaster;</div>
                     <div class="line">And that the Lord of Westmoreland shall maintain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And Warwick shall disprove it. You forget</div>
                     <div class="line">That we are those which chased you from the field</div>
                     <div class="line">And slew your fathers, and with colours spread</div>
                     <div class="line">March'd through the city to the palace gates.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, Warwick, I remember it to my grief;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, by his soul, thou and thy house shall rue it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Plantagenet, of thee and these thy sons,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy kinsman and thy friends, I'll have more lives</div>
                     <div class="line">Than drops of blood were in my father's veins.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Urge it no more; lest that, instead of words,</div>
                     <div class="line">I send thee, Warwick, such a messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">As shall revenge his death before I stir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor Clifford! how I scorn his worthless threats!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you we show our title to the crown?</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, our swords shall plead it in the field.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">What title hast thou, traitor, to the crown?</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy father was, as thou art, Duke of York;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy grandfather, Roger Mortimer, Earl of March:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am the son of Henry the Fifth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who made the Dauphin and the French to stoop</div>
                     <div class="line">And seized upon their towns and provinces.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Talk not of France, sith thou hast lost it all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">The lord protector lost it, and not I:</div>
                     <div class="line">When I was crown'd I was but nine months old.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">You are old enough now, and yet, methinks, you lose.</div>
                     <div class="line">Father, tear the crown from the usurper's head.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet father, do so; set it on your head.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">Good brother, as thou lovest and honourest arms,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's fight it out and not stand cavilling thus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Sound drums and trumpets, and the king will fly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Sons, peace!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, thou! and give King Henry leave to speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Plantagenet shall speak first: hear him, lords;</div>
                     <div class="line">And be you silent and attentive too,</div>
                     <div class="line">For he that interrupts him shall not live.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Think'st thou that I will leave my kingly throne,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein my grandsire and my father sat?</div>
                     <div class="line">No: first shall war unpeople this my realm;</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and their colours, often borne in France,</div>
                     <div class="line">And now in England to our heart's great sorrow,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall be my winding-sheet. Why faint you, lords?</div>
                     <div class="line">My title's good, and better far than his.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Prove it, Henry, and thou shalt be king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Henry the Fourth by conquest got the crown.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas by rebellion against his king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  I know not what to say; my title's weak.--</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me, may not a king adopt an heir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">What then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">An if he may, then am I lawful king;</div>
                     <div class="line">For Richard, in the view of many lords,</div>
                     <div class="line">Resign'd the crown to Henry the Fourth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose heir my father was, and I am his.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">He rose against him, being his sovereign,</div>
                     <div class="line">And made him to resign his crown perforce.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Suppose, my lords, he did it unconstrain'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">Think you 'twere prejudicial to his crown?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">No; for he could not so resign his crown</div>
                     <div class="line">But that the next heir should succeed and reign.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Art thou against us, Duke of Exeter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">His is the right, and therefore pardon me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Why whisper you, my lords, and answer not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">My conscience tells me he is lawful king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  All will revolt from me, and turn to him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Plantagenet, for all the claim thou lay'st,</div>
                     <div class="line">Think not that Henry shall be so deposed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Deposed he shall be, in despite of all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art deceived: 'tis not thy southern power,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, nor of Kent,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which makes thee thus presumptuous and proud,</div>
                     <div class="line">Can set the duke up in despite of me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">King Henry, be thy title right or wrong,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lord Clifford vows to fight in thy defence:</div>
                     <div class="line">May that ground gape and swallow me alive,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where I shall kneel to him that slew my father!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">O Clifford, how thy words revive my heart!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Henry of Lancaster, resign thy crown.</div>
                     <div class="line">What mutter you, or what conspire you, lords?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Do right unto this princely Duke of York,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or I will fill the house with armed men,</div>
                     <div class="line">And over the chair of state, where now he sits,</div>
                     <div class="line">Write up his title with usurping blood.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>He stamps with his foot and the soldiers show
themselves</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">My Lord of Warwick, hear me but one word:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me for this my life-time reign as king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Confirm the crown to me and to mine heirs,</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou shalt reign in quiet while thou livest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">I am content: Richard Plantagenet,</div>
                     <div class="line">Enjoy the kingdom after my decease.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">What wrong is this unto the prince your son!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">What good is this to England and himself!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Base, fearful and despairing Henry!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">How hast thou injured both thyself and us!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot stay to hear these articles.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor I.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, cousin, let us tell the queen these news.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, faint-hearted and degenerate king,</div>
                     <div class="line">In whose cold blood no spark of honour bides.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Be thou a prey unto the house of York,</div>
                     <div class="line">And die in bands for this unmanly deed!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">In dreadful war mayst thou be overcome,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or live in peace abandon'd and despised!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt NORTHUMBERLAND, CLIFFORD, and WESTMORELAND</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Turn this way, Henry, and regard them not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">They seek revenge and therefore will not yield.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, Exeter!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Why should you sigh, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Not for myself, Lord Warwick, but my son,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom I unnaturally shall disinherit.</div>
                     <div class="line">But be it as it may: I here entail</div>
                     <div class="line">The crown to thee and to thine heirs for ever;</div>
                     <div class="line">Conditionally, that here thou take an oath</div>
                     <div class="line">To cease this civil war, and, whilst I live,</div>
                     <div class="line">To honour me as thy king and sovereign,</div>
                     <div class="line">And neither by treason nor hostility</div>
                     <div class="line">To seek to put me down and reign thyself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">This oath I willingly take and will perform.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Long live King Henry! Plantagenet embrace him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">And long live thou and these thy forward sons!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Now York and Lancaster are reconciled.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">Accursed be he that seeks to make them foes!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Sennet. Here they come down</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, my gracious lord; I'll to my castle.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And I'll keep London with my soldiers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORFOLK</div>
                     <div class="line">And I to Norfolk with my followers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">And I unto the sea from whence I came.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt YORK, EDWARD, EDMUND, GEORGE, RICHARD,
WARWICK, NORFOLK, MONTAGUE, their Soldiers, and
Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">And I, with grief and sorrow, to the court.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter QUEEN MARGARET and PRINCE EDWARD</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">Here comes the queen, whose looks bewray her anger:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll steal away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Exeter, so will I.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, go not from me; I will follow thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Be patient, gentle queen, and I will stay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Who can be patient in such extremes?</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, wretched man! would I had died a maid</div>
                     <div class="line">And never seen thee, never borne thee son,</div>
                     <div class="line">Seeing thou hast proved so unnatural a father</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath he deserved to lose his birthright thus?</div>
                     <div class="line">Hadst thou but loved him half so well as I,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or felt that pain which I did for him once,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or nourish'd him as I did with my blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou wouldst have left thy dearest heart-blood there,</div>
                     <div class="line">Rather than have that savage duke thine heir</div>
                     <div class="line">And disinherited thine only son.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Father, you cannot disinherit me:</div>
                     <div class="line">If you be king, why should not I succeed?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon me, Margaret; pardon me, sweet son:</div>
                     <div class="line">The Earl of Warwick and the duke enforced me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Enforced thee! art thou king, and wilt be forced?</div>
                     <div class="line">I shame to hear thee speak. Ah, timorous wretch!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast undone thyself, thy son and me;</div>
                     <div class="line">And given unto the house of York such head</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou shalt reign but by their sufferance.</div>
                     <div class="line">To entail him and his heirs unto the crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">What is it, but to make thy sepulchre</div>
                     <div class="line">And creep into it far before thy time?</div>
                     <div class="line">Warwick is chancellor and the lord of Calais;</div>
                     <div class="line">Stern Falconbridge commands the narrow seas;</div>
                     <div class="line">The duke is made protector of the realm;</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet shalt thou be safe? such safety finds</div>
                     <div class="line">The trembling lamb environed with wolves.</div>
                     <div class="line">Had I been there, which am a silly woman,</div>
                     <div class="line">The soldiers should have toss'd me on their pikes</div>
                     <div class="line">Before I would have granted to that act.</div>
                     <div class="line">But thou preferr'st thy life before thine honour:</div>
                     <div class="line">And seeing thou dost, I here divorce myself</div>
                     <div class="line">Both from thy table, Henry, and thy bed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Until that act of parliament be repeal'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Whereby my son is disinherited.</div>
                     <div class="line">The northern lords that have forsworn thy colours</div>
                     <div class="line">Will follow mine, if once they see them spread;</div>
                     <div class="line">And spread they shall be, to thy foul disgrace</div>
                     <div class="line">And utter ruin of the house of York.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus do I leave thee. Come, son, let's away;</div>
                     <div class="line">Our army is ready; come, we'll after them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Stay, gentle Margaret, and hear me speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast spoke too much already: get thee gone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Gentle son Edward, thou wilt stay with me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, to be murder'd by his enemies.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">When I return with victory from the field</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll see your grace: till then I'll follow her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, son, away; we may not linger thus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt QUEEN MARGARET and PRINCE EDWARD</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor queen! how love to me and to her son</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath made her break out into terms of rage!</div>
                     <div class="line">Revenged may she be on that hateful duke,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose haughty spirit, winged with desire,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will cost my crown, and like an empty eagle</div>
                     <div class="line">Tire on the flesh of me and of my son!</div>
                     <div class="line">The loss of those three lords torments my heart:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll write unto them and entreat them fair.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, cousin you shall be the messenger.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">And I, I hope, shall reconcile them all.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Sandal Castle.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter RICHARD, EDWARD, and MONTAGUE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Brother, though I be youngest, give me leave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">No, I can better play the orator.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">But I have reasons strong and forcible.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter YORK</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, how now, sons and brother! at a strife?</div>
                     <div class="line">What is your quarrel? how began it first?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">No quarrel, but a slight contention.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">About what?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">About that which concerns your grace and us;</div>
                     <div class="line">The crown of England, father, which is yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine boy? not till King Henry be dead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Your right depends not on his life or death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Now you are heir, therefore enjoy it now:</div>
                     <div class="line">By giving the house of Lancaster leave to breathe,</div>
                     <div class="line">It will outrun you, father, in the end.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">I took an oath that he should quietly reign.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">But for a kingdom any oath may be broken:</div>
                     <div class="line">I would break a thousand oaths to reign one year.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">No; God forbid your grace should be forsworn.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall be, if I claim by open war.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll prove the contrary, if you'll hear me speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou canst not, son; it is impossible.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">An oath is of no moment, being not took</div>
                     <div class="line">Before a true and lawful magistrate,</div>
                     <div class="line">That hath authority over him that swears:</div>
                     <div class="line">Henry had none, but did usurp the place;</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, seeing 'twas he that made you to depose,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your oath, my lord, is vain and frivolous.</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, to arms! And, father, do but think</div>
                     <div class="line">How sweet a thing it is to wear a crown;</div>
                     <div class="line">Within whose circuit is Elysium</div>
                     <div class="line">And all that poets feign of bliss and joy.</div>
                     <div class="line">Why do we finger thus? I cannot rest</div>
                     <div class="line">Until the white rose that I wear be dyed</div>
                     <div class="line">Even in the lukewarm blood of Henry's heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Richard, enough; I will be king, or die.</div>
                     <div class="line">Brother, thou shalt to London presently,</div>
                     <div class="line">And whet on Warwick to this enterprise.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou, Richard, shalt to the Duke of Norfolk,</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell him privily of our intent.</div>
                     <div class="line">You Edward, shall unto my Lord Cobham,</div>
                     <div class="line">With whom the Kentishmen will willingly rise:</div>
                     <div class="line">In them I trust; for they are soldiers,</div>
                     <div class="line">Witty, courteous, liberal, full of spirit.</div>
                     <div class="line">While you are thus employ'd, what resteth more,</div>
                     <div class="line">But that I seek occasion how to rise,</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet the king not privy to my drift,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor any of the house of Lancaster?</div>
                     <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
                     <div class="line">But, stay: what news? Why comest thou in such post?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">The queen with all the northern earls and lords</div>
                     <div class="line">Intend here to besiege you in your castle:</div>
                     <div class="line">She is hard by with twenty thousand men;</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore fortify your hold, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, with my sword. What! think'st thou that we fear them?</div>
                     <div class="line">Edward and Richard, you shall stay with me;</div>
                     <div class="line">My brother Montague shall post to London:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let noble Warwick, Cobham, and the rest,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom we have left protectors of the king,</div>
                     <div class="line">With powerful policy strengthen themselves,</div>
                     <div class="line">And trust not simple Henry nor his oaths.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">Brother, I go; I'll win them, fear it not:</div>
                     <div class="line">And thus most humbly I do take my leave.</div>
                     <p>Exit</p>
                     <p>Enter JOHN MORTIMER and HUGH MORTIMER</p>
                     <div class="line">Sir John and Sir Hugh Mortimer, mine uncles,</div>
                     <div class="line">You are come to Sandal in a happy hour;</div>
                     <div class="line">The army of the queen mean to besiege us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">JOHN MORTIMER</div>
                     <div class="line">She shall not need; we'll meet her in the field.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">What, with five thousand men?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, with five hundred, father, for a need:</div>
                     <div class="line">A woman's general; what should we fear?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>A march afar off</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">I hear their drums: let's set our men in order,</div>
                     <div class="line">And issue forth and bid them battle straight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Five men to twenty! though the odds be great,</div>
                     <div class="line">I doubt not, uncle, of our victory.</div>
                     <div class="line">Many a battle have I won in France,</div>
                     <div class="line">When as the enemy hath been ten to one:</div>
                     <div class="line">Why should I not now have the like success?</div>
                     <p>Alarum. Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  Field of battle betwixt Sandal Castle and Wakefield.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Alarums. Enter RUTLAND and his Tutor</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, whither shall I fly to 'scape their hands?</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, tutor, look where bloody Clifford comes!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CLIFFORD and Soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Chaplain, away! thy priesthood saves thy life.</div>
                     <div class="line">As for the brat of this accursed duke,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose father slew my father, he shall die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Tutor</div>
                     <div class="line">And I, my lord, will bear him company.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Soldiers, away with him!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Tutor</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, Clifford, murder not this innocent child,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest thou be hated both of God and man!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit, dragged off by Soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">How now! is he dead already? or is it fear</div>
                     <div class="line">That makes him close his eyes? I'll open them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">So looks the pent-up lion o'er the wretch</div>
                     <div class="line">That trembles under his devouring paws;</div>
                     <div class="line">And so he walks, insulting o'er his prey,</div>
                     <div class="line">And so he comes, to rend his limbs asunder.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, gentle Clifford, kill me with thy sword,</div>
                     <div class="line">And not with such a cruel threatening look.</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet Clifford, hear me speak before I die.</div>
                     <div class="line">I am too mean a subject for thy wrath:</div>
                     <div class="line">Be thou revenged on men, and let me live.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">In vain thou speak'st, poor boy; my father's blood</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath stopp'd the passage where thy words should enter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Then let my father's blood open it again:</div>
                     <div class="line">He is a man, and, Clifford, cope with him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Had thy brethren here, their lives and thine</div>
                     <div class="line">Were not revenge sufficient for me;</div>
                     <div class="line">No, if I digg'd up thy forefathers' graves</div>
                     <div class="line">And hung their rotten coffins up in chains,</div>
                     <div class="line">It could not slake mine ire, nor ease my heart.</div>
                     <div class="line">The sight of any of the house of York</div>
                     <div class="line">Is as a fury to torment my soul;</div>
                     <div class="line">And till I root out their accursed line</div>
                     <div class="line">And leave not one alive, I live in hell.</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Lifting his hand</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">O, let me pray before I take my death!</div>
                     <div class="line">To thee I pray; sweet Clifford, pity me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Such pity as my rapier's point affords.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">I never did thee harm: why wilt thou slay me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy father hath.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">But 'twas ere I was born.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast one son; for his sake pity me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest in revenge thereof, sith God is just,</div>
                     <div class="line">He be as miserably slain as I.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, let me live in prison all my days;</div>
                     <div class="line">And when I give occasion of offence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Then let me die, for now thou hast no cause.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">No cause!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy father slew my father; therefore, die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Stabs him</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Di faciant laudis summa sit ista tuae!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Dies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Plantagenet! I come, Plantagenet!</div>
                     <div class="line">And this thy son's blood cleaving to my blade</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall rust upon my weapon, till thy blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">Congeal'd with this, do make me wipe off both.</div>
                     <p>Exit</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum. Enter YORK</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">The army of the queen hath got the field:</div>
                     <div class="line">My uncles both are slain in rescuing me;</div>
                     <div class="line">And all my followers to the eager foe</div>
                     <div class="line">Turn back and fly, like ships before the wind</div>
                     <div class="line">Or lambs pursued by hunger-starved wolves.</div>
                     <div class="line">My sons, God knows what hath bechanced them:</div>
                     <div class="line">But this I know, they have demean'd themselves</div>
                     <div class="line">Like men born to renown by life or death.</div>
                     <div class="line">Three times did Richard make a lane to me.</div>
                     <div class="line">And thrice cried 'Courage, father! fight it out!'</div>
                     <div class="line">And full as oft came Edward to my side,</div>
                     <div class="line">With purple falchion, painted to the hilt</div>
                     <div class="line">In blood of those that had encounter'd him:</div>
                     <div class="line">And when the hardiest warriors did retire,</div>
                     <div class="line">Richard cried 'Charge! and give no foot of ground!'</div>
                     <div class="line">And cried 'A crown, or else a glorious tomb!</div>
                     <div class="line">A sceptre, or an earthly sepulchre!'</div>
                     <div class="line">With this, we charged again: but, out, alas!</div>
                     <div class="line">We bodged again; as I have seen a swan</div>
                     <div class="line">With bootless labour swim against the tide</div>
                     <div class="line">And spend her strength with over-matching waves.</div>
                     <p>A short alarum within</p>
                     <div class="line">Ah, hark! the fatal followers do pursue;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I am faint and cannot fly their fury:</div>
                     <div class="line">And were I strong, I would not shun their fury:</div>
                     <div class="line">The sands are number'd that make up my life;</div>
                     <div class="line">Here must I stay, and here my life must end.</div>
                     <p>Enter QUEEN MARGARET, CLIFFORD, NORTHUMBERLAND,
PRINCE EDWARD, and Soldiers</p>
                     <div class="line">Come, bloody Clifford, rough Northumberland,</div>
                     <div class="line">I dare your quenchless fury to more rage:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am your butt, and I abide your shot.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Yield to our mercy, proud Plantagenet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, to such mercy as his ruthless arm,</div>
                     <div class="line">With downright payment, show'd unto my father.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now Phaethon hath tumbled from his car,</div>
                     <div class="line">And made an evening at the noontide prick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">My ashes, as the phoenix, may bring forth</div>
                     <div class="line">A bird that will revenge upon you all:</div>
                     <div class="line">And in that hope I throw mine eyes to heaven,</div>
                     <div class="line">Scorning whate'er you can afflict me with.</div>
                     <div class="line">Why come you not? what! multitudes, and fear?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">So cowards fight when they can fly no further;</div>
                     <div class="line">So doves do peck the falcon's piercing talons;</div>
                     <div class="line">So desperate thieves, all hopeless of their lives,</div>
                     <div class="line">Breathe out invectives 'gainst the officers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">O Clifford, but bethink thee once again,</div>
                     <div class="line">And in thy thought o'er-run my former time;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, if though canst for blushing, view this face,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bite thy tongue, that slanders him with cowardice</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose frown hath made thee faint and fly ere this!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not bandy with thee word for word,</div>
                     <div class="line">But buckle with thee blows, twice two for one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold, valiant Clifford! for a thousand causes</div>
                     <div class="line">I would prolong awhile the traitor's life.</div>
                     <div class="line">Wrath makes him deaf: speak thou, Northumberland.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold, Clifford! do not honour him so much</div>
                     <div class="line">To prick thy finger, though to wound his heart:</div>
                     <div class="line">What valour were it, when a cur doth grin,</div>
                     <div class="line">For one to thrust his hand between his teeth,</div>
                     <div class="line">When he might spurn him with his foot away?</div>
                     <div class="line">It is war's prize to take all vantages;</div>
                     <div class="line">And ten to one is no impeach of valour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They lay hands on YORK, who struggles</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, ay, so strives the woodcock with the gin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">So doth the cony struggle in the net.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">So triumph thieves upon their conquer'd booty;</div>
                     <div class="line">So true men yield, with robbers so o'ermatch'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">What would your grace have done unto him now?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Brave warriors, Clifford and Northumberland,</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, make him stand upon this molehill here,</div>
                     <div class="line">That raught at mountains with outstretched arms,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet parted but the shadow with his hand.</div>
                     <div class="line">What! was it you that would be England's king?</div>
                     <div class="line">Was't you that revell'd in our parliament,</div>
                     <div class="line">And made a preachment of your high descent?</div>
                     <div class="line">Where are your mess of sons to back you now?</div>
                     <div class="line">The wanton Edward, and the lusty George?</div>
                     <div class="line">And where's that valiant crook-back prodigy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Dicky your boy, that with his grumbling voice</div>
                     <div class="line">Was wont to cheer his dad in mutinies?</div>
                     <div class="line">Or, with the rest, where is your darling Rutland?</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, York: I stain'd this napkin with the blood</div>
                     <div class="line">That valiant Clifford, with his rapier's point,</div>
                     <div class="line">Made issue from the bosom of the boy;</div>
                     <div class="line">And if thine eyes can water for his death,</div>
                     <div class="line">I give thee this to dry thy cheeks withal.</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas poor York! but that I hate thee deadly,</div>
                     <div class="line">I should lament thy miserable state.</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, grieve, to make me merry, York.</div>
                     <div class="line">What, hath thy fiery heart so parch'd thine entrails</div>
                     <div class="line">That not a tear can fall for Rutland's death?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why art thou patient, man? thou shouldst be mad;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I, to make thee mad, do mock thee thus.</div>
                     <div class="line">Stamp, rave, and fret, that I may sing and dance.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou wouldst be fee'd, I see, to make me sport:</div>
                     <div class="line">York cannot speak, unless he wear a crown.</div>
                     <div class="line">A crown for York! and, lords, bow low to him:</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold you his hands, whilst I do set it on.</div>
                     <p>Putting a paper crown on his head</p>
                     <div class="line">Ay, marry, sir, now looks he like a king!</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, this is he that took King Henry's chair,</div>
                     <div class="line">And this is he was his adopted heir.</div>
                     <div class="line">But how is it that great Plantagenet</div>
                     <div class="line">Is crown'd so soon, and broke his solemn oath?</div>
                     <div class="line">As I bethink me, you should not be king</div>
                     <div class="line">Till our King Henry had shook hands with death.</div>
                     <div class="line">And will you pale your head in Henry's glory,</div>
                     <div class="line">And rob his temples of the diadem,</div>
                     <div class="line">Now in his life, against your holy oath?</div>
                     <div class="line">O, 'tis a fault too too unpardonable!</div>
                     <div class="line">Off with the crown, and with the crown his head;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, whilst we breathe, take time to do him dead.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">That is my office, for my father's sake.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, stay; lets hear the orisons he makes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">She-wolf of France, but worse than wolves of France,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose tongue more poisons than the adder's tooth!</div>
                     <div class="line">How ill-beseeming is it in thy sex</div>
                     <div class="line">To triumph, like an Amazonian trull,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon their woes whom fortune captivates!</div>
                     <div class="line">But that thy face is, vizard-like, unchanging,</div>
                     <div class="line">Made impudent with use of evil deeds,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would assay, proud queen, to make thee blush.</div>
                     <div class="line">To tell thee whence thou camest, of whom derived,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were shame enough to shame thee, wert thou not shameless.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy father bears the type of King of Naples,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of both the Sicils and Jerusalem,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet not so wealthy as an English yeoman.</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath that poor monarch taught thee to insult?</div>
                     <div class="line">It needs not, nor it boots thee not, proud queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless the adage must be verified,</div>
                     <div class="line">That beggars mounted run their horse to death.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis beauty that doth oft make women proud;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, God he knows, thy share thereof is small:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis virtue that doth make them most admired;</div>
                     <div class="line">The contrary doth make thee wonder'd at:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis government that makes them seem divine;</div>
                     <div class="line">The want thereof makes thee abominable:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art as opposite to every good</div>
                     <div class="line">As the Antipodes are unto us,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or as the south to the septentrion.</div>
                     <div class="line">O tiger's heart wrapt in a woman's hide!</div>
                     <div class="line">How couldst thou drain the life-blood of the child,</div>
                     <div class="line">To bid the father wipe his eyes withal,</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet be seen to bear a woman's face?</div>
                     <div class="line">Women are soft, mild, pitiful and flexible;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou stern, obdurate, flinty, rough, remorseless.</div>
                     <div class="line">Bids't thou me rage? why, now thou hast thy wish:</div>
                     <div class="line">Wouldst have me weep? why, now thou hast thy will:</div>
                     <div class="line">For raging wind blows up incessant showers,</div>
                     <div class="line">And when the rage allays, the rain begins.</div>
                     <div class="line">These tears are my sweet Rutland's obsequies:</div>
                     <div class="line">And every drop cries vengeance for his death,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Gainst thee, fell Clifford, and thee, false</div>
                     <div class="line">Frenchwoman.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Beshrew me, but his passion moves me so</div>
                     <div class="line">That hardly can I cheque my eyes from tears.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">That face of his the hungry cannibals</div>
                     <div class="line">Would not have touch'd, would not have stain'd with blood:</div>
                     <div class="line">But you are more inhuman, more inexorable,</div>
                     <div class="line">O, ten times more, than tigers of Hyrcania.</div>
                     <div class="line">See, ruthless queen, a hapless father's tears:</div>
                     <div class="line">This cloth thou dip'dst in blood of my sweet boy,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I with tears do wash the blood away.</div>
                     <div class="line">Keep thou the napkin, and go boast of this:</div>
                     <div class="line">And if thou tell'st the heavy story right,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon my soul, the hearers will shed tears;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea even my foes will shed fast-falling tears,</div>
                     <div class="line">And say 'Alas, it was a piteous deed!'</div>
                     <div class="line">There, take the crown, and, with the crown, my curse;</div>
                     <div class="line">And in thy need such comfort come to thee</div>
                     <div class="line">As now I reap at thy too cruel hand!</div>
                     <div class="line">Hard-hearted Clifford, take me from the world:</div>
                     <div class="line">My soul to heaven, my blood upon your heads!</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Had he been slaughter-man to all my kin,</div>
                     <div class="line">I should not for my life but weep with him.</div>
                     <div class="line">To see how inly sorrow gripes his soul.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">What, weeping-ripe, my Lord Northumberland?</div>
                     <div class="line">Think but upon the wrong he did us all,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that will quickly dry thy melting tears.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Here's for my oath, here's for my father's death.</div>
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               </div>
               <p>Stabbing him</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">And here's to right our gentle-hearted king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Stabbing him</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                     <div class="line">Open Thy gate of mercy, gracious God!</div>
                     <div class="line">My soul flies through these wounds to seek out Thee.</div>
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               </div>
               <p>Dies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Off with his head, and set it on York gates;</div>
                     <div class="line">So York may overlook the town of York.</div>
                     <p>Flourish. Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
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               </div>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.4">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 2. ACT II</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  A plain near Mortimer's Cross in Herefordshire.</a>
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                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Before York.</a>
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                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A field of battle between Towton and Saxton, in Yorkshire.</a>
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                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.7">6. SCENE VI.  Another part of the field.</a>
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                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  A plain near Mortimer's Cross in Herefordshire.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>A march. Enter EDWARD, RICHARD, and their power</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">I wonder how our princely father 'scaped,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or whether he be 'scaped away or no</div>
                     <div class="line">From Clifford's and Northumberland's pursuit:</div>
                     <div class="line">Had he been ta'en, we should have heard the news;</div>
                     <div class="line">Had he been slain, we should have heard the news;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or had he 'scaped, methinks we should have heard</div>
                     <div class="line">The happy tidings of his good escape.</div>
                     <div class="line">How fares my brother? why is he so sad?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot joy, until I be resolved</div>
                     <div class="line">Where our right valiant father is become.</div>
                     <div class="line">I saw him in the battle range about;</div>
                     <div class="line">And watch'd him how he singled Clifford forth.</div>
                     <div class="line">Methought he bore him in the thickest troop</div>
                     <div class="line">As doth a lion in a herd of neat;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or as a bear, encompass'd round with dogs,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who having pinch'd a few and made them cry,</div>
                     <div class="line">The rest stand all aloof, and bark at him.</div>
                     <div class="line">So fared our father with his enemies;</div>
                     <div class="line">So fled his enemies my warlike father:</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks, 'tis prize enough to be his son.</div>
                     <div class="line">See how the morning opes her golden gates,</div>
                     <div class="line">And takes her farewell of the glorious sun!</div>
                     <div class="line">How well resembles it the prime of youth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Trimm'd like a younker prancing to his love!</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Dazzle mine eyes, or do I see three suns?</div>
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               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Three glorious suns, each one a perfect sun;</div>
                     <div class="line">Not separated with the racking clouds,</div>
                     <div class="line">But sever'd in a pale clear-shining sky.</div>
                     <div class="line">See, see! they join, embrace, and seem to kiss,</div>
                     <div class="line">As if they vow'd some league inviolable:</div>
                     <div class="line">Now are they but one lamp, one light, one sun.</div>
                     <div class="line">In this the heaven figures some event.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis wondrous strange, the like yet never heard of.</div>
                     <div class="line">I think it cites us, brother, to the field,</div>
                     <div class="line">That we, the sons of brave Plantagenet,</div>
                     <div class="line">Each one already blazing by our meeds,</div>
                     <div class="line">Should notwithstanding join our lights together</div>
                     <div class="line">And over-shine the earth as this the world.</div>
                     <div class="line">Whate'er it bodes, henceforward will I bear</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon my target three fair-shining suns.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, bear three daughters: by your leave I speak it,</div>
                     <div class="line">You love the breeder better than the male.</div>
                     <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
                     <div class="line">But what art thou, whose heavy looks foretell</div>
                     <div class="line">Some dreadful story hanging on thy tongue?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, one that was a woful looker-on</div>
                     <div class="line">When as the noble Duke of York was slain,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your princely father and my loving lord!</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">O, speak no more, for I have heard too much.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Say how he died, for I will hear it all.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">Environed he was with many foes,</div>
                     <div class="line">And stood against them, as the hope of Troy</div>
                     <div class="line">Against the Greeks that would have enter'd Troy.</div>
                     <div class="line">But Hercules himself must yield to odds;</div>
                     <div class="line">And many strokes, though with a little axe,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hew down and fell the hardest-timber'd oak.</div>
                     <div class="line">By many hands your father was subdued;</div>
                     <div class="line">But only slaughter'd by the ireful arm</div>
                     <div class="line">Of unrelenting Clifford and the queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who crown'd the gracious duke in high despite,</div>
                     <div class="line">Laugh'd in his face; and when with grief he wept,</div>
                     <div class="line">The ruthless queen gave him to dry his cheeks</div>
                     <div class="line">A napkin steeped in the harmless blood</div>
                     <div class="line">Of sweet young Rutland, by rough Clifford slain:</div>
                     <div class="line">And after many scorns, many foul taunts,</div>
                     <div class="line">They took his head, and on the gates of York</div>
                     <div class="line">They set the same; and there it doth remain,</div>
                     <div class="line">The saddest spectacle that e'er I view'd.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet Duke of York, our prop to lean upon,</div>
                     <div class="line">Now thou art gone, we have no staff, no stay.</div>
                     <div class="line">O Clifford, boisterous Clifford! thou hast slain</div>
                     <div class="line">The flower of Europe for his chivalry;</div>
                     <div class="line">And treacherously hast thou vanquish'd him,</div>
                     <div class="line">For hand to hand he would have vanquish'd thee.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now my soul's palace is become a prison:</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, would she break from hence, that this my body</div>
                     <div class="line">Might in the ground be closed up in rest!</div>
                     <div class="line">For never henceforth shall I joy again,</div>
                     <div class="line">Never, O never shall I see more joy!</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot weep; for all my body's moisture</div>
                     <div class="line">Scarce serves to quench my furnace-burning heart:</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor can my tongue unload my heart's great burthen;</div>
                     <div class="line">For selfsame wind that I should speak withal</div>
                     <div class="line">Is kindling coals that fires all my breast,</div>
                     <div class="line">And burns me up with flames that tears would quench.</div>
                     <div class="line">To weep is to make less the depth of grief:</div>
                     <div class="line">Tears then for babes; blows and revenge for me</div>
                     <div class="line">Richard, I bear thy name; I'll venge thy death,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or die renowned by attempting it.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">His name that valiant duke hath left with thee;</div>
                     <div class="line">His dukedom and his chair with me is left.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, if thou be that princely eagle's bird,</div>
                     <div class="line">Show thy descent by gazing 'gainst the sun:</div>
                     <div class="line">For chair and dukedom, throne and kingdom say;</div>
                     <div class="line">Either that is thine, or else thou wert not his.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>March. Enter WARWICK, MONTAGUE, and their army</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, fair lords! What fare? what news abroad?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Great Lord of Warwick, if we should recount</div>
                     <div class="line">Our baleful news, and at each word's deliverance</div>
                     <div class="line">Stab poniards in our flesh till all were told,</div>
                     <div class="line">The words would add more anguish than the wounds.</div>
                     <div class="line">O valiant lord, the Duke of York is slain!</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">O Warwick, Warwick! that Plantagenet,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which held three dearly as his soul's redemption,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is by the stern Lord Clifford done to death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Ten days ago I drown'd these news in tears;</div>
                     <div class="line">And now, to add more measure to your woes,</div>
                     <div class="line">I come to tell you things sith then befall'n.</div>
                     <div class="line">After the bloody fray at Wakefield fought,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where your brave father breathed his latest gasp,</div>
                     <div class="line">Tidings, as swiftly as the posts could run,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were brought me of your loss and his depart.</div>
                     <div class="line">I, then in London keeper of the king,</div>
                     <div class="line">Muster'd my soldiers, gather'd flocks of friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">And very well appointed, as I thought,</div>
                     <div class="line">March'd toward Saint Alban's to intercept the queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bearing the king in my behalf along;</div>
                     <div class="line">For by my scouts I was advertised</div>
                     <div class="line">That she was coming with a full intent</div>
                     <div class="line">To dash our late decree in parliament</div>
                     <div class="line">Touching King Henry's oath and your succession.</div>
                     <div class="line">Short tale to make, we at Saint Alban's met</div>
                     <div class="line">Our battles join'd, and both sides fiercely fought:</div>
                     <div class="line">But whether 'twas the coldness of the king,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who look'd full gently on his warlike queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">That robb'd my soldiers of their heated spleen;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or whether 'twas report of her success;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or more than common fear of Clifford's rigour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who thunders to his captives blood and death,</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot judge: but to conclude with truth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Their weapons like to lightning came and went;</div>
                     <div class="line">Our soldiers', like the night-owl's lazy flight,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or like an idle thresher with a flail,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fell gently down, as if they struck their friends.</div>
                     <div class="line">I cheer'd them up with justice of our cause,</div>
                     <div class="line">With promise of high pay and great rewards:</div>
                     <div class="line">But all in vain; they had no heart to fight,</div>
                     <div class="line">And we in them no hope to win the day;</div>
                     <div class="line">So that we fled; the king unto the queen;</div>
                     <div class="line">Lord George your brother, Norfolk and myself,</div>
                     <div class="line">In haste, post-haste, are come to join with you:</div>
                     <div class="line">For in the marches here we heard you were,</div>
                     <div class="line">Making another head to fight again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is the Duke of Norfolk, gentle Warwick?</div>
                     <div class="line">And when came George from Burgundy to England?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Some six miles off the duke is with the soldiers;</div>
                     <div class="line">And for your brother, he was lately sent</div>
                     <div class="line">From your kind aunt, Duchess of Burgundy,</div>
                     <div class="line">With aid of soldiers to this needful war.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas odds, belike, when valiant Warwick fled:</div>
                     <div class="line">Oft have I heard his praises in pursuit,</div>
                     <div class="line">But ne'er till now his scandal of retire.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor now my scandal, Richard, dost thou hear;</div>
                     <div class="line">For thou shalt know this strong right hand of mine</div>
                     <div class="line">Can pluck the diadem from faint Henry's head,</div>
                     <div class="line">And wring the awful sceptre from his fist,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were he as famous and as bold in war</div>
                     <div class="line">As he is famed for mildness, peace, and prayer.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">I know it well, Lord Warwick; blame me not:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis love I bear thy glories makes me speak.</div>
                     <div class="line">But in this troublous time what's to be done?</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall we go throw away our coats of steel,</div>
                     <div class="line">And wrap our bodies in black mourning gowns,</div>
                     <div class="line">Numbering our Ave-Maries with our beads?</div>
                     <div class="line">Or shall we on the helmets of our foes</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell our devotion with revengeful arms?</div>
                     <div class="line">If for the last, say ay, and to it, lords.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, therefore Warwick came to seek you out;</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore comes my brother Montague.</div>
                     <div class="line">Attend me, lords. The proud insulting queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">With Clifford and the haught Northumberland,</div>
                     <div class="line">And of their feather many more proud birds,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have wrought the easy-melting king like wax.</div>
                     <div class="line">He swore consent to your succession,</div>
                     <div class="line">His oath enrolled in the parliament;</div>
                     <div class="line">And now to London all the crew are gone,</div>
                     <div class="line">To frustrate both his oath and what beside</div>
                     <div class="line">May make against the house of Lancaster.</div>
                     <div class="line">Their power, I think, is thirty thousand strong:</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, if the help of Norfolk and myself,</div>
                     <div class="line">With all the friends that thou, brave Earl of March,</div>
                     <div class="line">Amongst the loving Welshmen canst procure,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will but amount to five and twenty thousand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, Via! to London will we march amain,</div>
                     <div class="line">And once again bestride our foaming steeds,</div>
                     <div class="line">And once again cry 'Charge upon our foes!'</div>
                     <div class="line">But never once again turn back and fly.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, now methinks I hear great Warwick speak:</div>
                     <div class="line">Ne'er may he live to see a sunshine day,</div>
                     <div class="line">That cries 'Retire,' if Warwick bid him stay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Lord Warwick, on thy shoulder will I lean;</div>
                     <div class="line">And when thou fail'st--as God forbid the hour!--</div>
                     <div class="line">Must Edward fall, which peril heaven forfend!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">No longer Earl of March, but Duke of York:</div>
                     <div class="line">The next degree is England's royal throne;</div>
                     <div class="line">For King of England shalt thou be proclaim'd</div>
                     <div class="line">In every borough as we pass along;</div>
                     <div class="line">And he that throws not up his cap for joy</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall for the fault make forfeit of his head.</div>
                     <div class="line">King Edward, valiant Richard, Montague,</div>
                     <div class="line">Stay we no longer, dreaming of renown,</div>
                     <div class="line">But sound the trumpets, and about our task.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, Clifford, were thy heart as hard as steel,</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou hast shown it flinty by thy deeds,</div>
                     <div class="line">I come to pierce it, or to give thee mine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Then strike up drums: God and Saint George for us!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">How now! what news?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">The Duke of Norfolk sends you word by me,</div>
                     <div class="line">The queen is coming with a puissant host;</div>
                     <div class="line">And craves your company for speedy counsel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Why then it sorts, brave warriors, let's away.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Before York.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING HENRY VI, QUEEN MARGARET,
PRINCE EDWARD, CLIFFORD, and NORTHUMBERLAND, with
drum and trumpets</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, my lord, to this brave town of York.</div>
                     <div class="line">Yonder's the head of that arch-enemy</div>
                     <div class="line">That sought to be encompass'd with your crown:</div>
                     <div class="line">Doth not the object cheer your heart, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, as the rocks cheer them that fear their wreck:</div>
                     <div class="line">To see this sight, it irks my very soul.</div>
                     <div class="line">Withhold revenge, dear God! 'tis not my fault,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor wittingly have I infringed my vow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">My gracious liege, this too much lenity</div>
                     <div class="line">And harmful pity must be laid aside.</div>
                     <div class="line">To whom do lions cast their gentle looks?</div>
                     <div class="line">Not to the beast that would usurp their den.</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose hand is that the forest bear doth lick?</div>
                     <div class="line">Not his that spoils her young before her face.</div>
                     <div class="line">Who 'scapes the lurking serpent's mortal sting?</div>
                     <div class="line">Not he that sets his foot upon her back.</div>
                     <div class="line">The smallest worm will turn being trodden on,</div>
                     <div class="line">And doves will peck in safeguard of their brood.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ambitious York doth level at thy crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou smiling while he knit his angry brows:</div>
                     <div class="line">He, but a duke, would have his son a king,</div>
                     <div class="line">And raise his issue, like a loving sire;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou, being a king, blest with a goodly son,</div>
                     <div class="line">Didst yield consent to disinherit him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which argued thee a most unloving father.</div>
                     <div class="line">Unreasonable creatures feed their young;</div>
                     <div class="line">And though man's face be fearful to their eyes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, in protection of their tender ones,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who hath not seen them, even with those wings</div>
                     <div class="line">Which sometime they have used with fearful flight,</div>
                     <div class="line">Make war with him that climb'd unto their nest,</div>
                     <div class="line">Offer their own lives in their young's defence?</div>
                     <div class="line">For shame, my liege, make them your precedent!</div>
                     <div class="line">Were it not pity that this goodly boy</div>
                     <div class="line">Should lose his birthright by his father's fault,</div>
                     <div class="line">And long hereafter say unto his child,</div>
                     <div class="line">'What my great-grandfather and his grandsire got</div>
                     <div class="line">My careless father fondly gave away'?</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, what a shame were this! Look on the boy;</div>
                     <div class="line">And let his manly face, which promiseth</div>
                     <div class="line">Successful fortune, steel thy melting heart</div>
                     <div class="line">To hold thine own and leave thine own with him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Full well hath Clifford play'd the orator,</div>
                     <div class="line">Inferring arguments of mighty force.</div>
                     <div class="line">But, Clifford, tell me, didst thou never hear</div>
                     <div class="line">That things ill-got had ever bad success?</div>
                     <div class="line">And happy always was it for that son</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose father for his hoarding went to hell?</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll leave my son my virtuous deeds behind;</div>
                     <div class="line">And would my father had left me no more!</div>
                     <div class="line">For all the rest is held at such a rate</div>
                     <div class="line">As brings a thousand-fold more care to keep</div>
                     <div class="line">Than in possession and jot of pleasure.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, cousin York! would thy best friends did know</div>
                     <div class="line">How it doth grieve me that thy head is here!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, cheer up your spirits: our foes are nigh,</div>
                     <div class="line">And this soft courage makes your followers faint.</div>
                     <div class="line">You promised knighthood to our forward son:</div>
                     <div class="line">Unsheathe your sword, and dub him presently.</div>
                     <div class="line">Edward, kneel down.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Edward Plantagenet, arise a knight;</div>
                     <div class="line">And learn this lesson, draw thy sword in right.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE</div>
                     <div class="line">My gracious father, by your kingly leave,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll draw it as apparent to the crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">And in that quarrel use it to the death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, that is spoken like a toward prince.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">Royal commanders, be in readiness:</div>
                     <div class="line">For with a band of thirty thousand men</div>
                     <div class="line">Comes Warwick, backing of the Duke of York;</div>
                     <div class="line">And in the towns, as they do march along,</div>
                     <div class="line">Proclaims him king, and many fly to him:</div>
                     <div class="line">Darraign your battle, for they are at hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">I would your highness would depart the field:</div>
                     <div class="line">The queen hath best success when you are absent.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, good my lord, and leave us to our fortune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, that's my fortune too; therefore I'll stay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">Be it with resolution then to fight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">My royal father, cheer these noble lords</div>
                     <div class="line">And hearten those that fight in your defence:</div>
                     <div class="line">Unsheathe your sword, good father; cry 'Saint George!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>March. Enter EDWARD, GEORGE, RICHARD, WARWICK,
NORFOLK, MONTAGUE, and Soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, perjured Henry! wilt thou kneel for grace,</div>
                     <div class="line">And set thy diadem upon my head;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or bide the mortal fortune of the field?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, rate thy minions, proud insulting boy!</div>
                     <div class="line">Becomes it thee to be thus bold in terms</div>
                     <div class="line">Before thy sovereign and thy lawful king?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">I am his king, and he should bow his knee;</div>
                     <div class="line">I was adopted heir by his consent:</div>
                     <div class="line">Since when, his oath is broke; for, as I hear,</div>
                     <div class="line">You, that are king, though he do wear the crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have caused him, by new act of parliament,</div>
                     <div class="line">To blot out me, and put his own son in.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">And reason too:</div>
                     <div class="line">Who should succeed the father but the son?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you there, butcher? O, I cannot speak!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, crook-back, here I stand to answer thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or any he the proudest of thy sort.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas you that kill'd young Rutland, was it not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and old York, and yet not satisfied.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">For God's sake, lords, give signal to the fight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">What say'st thou, Henry, wilt thou yield the crown?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, how now, long-tongued Warwick! dare you speak?</div>
                     <div class="line">When you and I met at Saint Alban's last,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your legs did better service than your hands.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Then 'twas my turn to fly, and now 'tis thine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">You said so much before, and yet you fled.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas not your valour, Clifford, drove me thence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                     <div class="line">No, nor your manhood that durst make you stay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Northumberland, I hold thee reverently.</div>
                     <div class="line">Break off the parley; for scarce I can refrain</div>
                     <div class="line">The execution of my big-swoln heart</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon that Clifford, that cruel child-killer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">I slew thy father, call'st thou him a child?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, like a dastard and a treacherous coward,</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou didst kill our tender brother Rutland;</div>
                     <div class="line">But ere sunset I'll make thee curse the deed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Have done with words, my lords, and hear me speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Defy them then, or else hold close thy lips.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, give no limits to my tongue:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a king, and privileged to speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">My liege, the wound that bred this meeting here</div>
                     <div class="line">Cannot be cured by words; therefore be still.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, executioner, unsheathe thy sword:</div>
                     <div class="line">By him that made us all, I am resolved</div>
                     <div class="line">that Clifford's manhood lies upon his tongue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Say, Henry, shall I have my right, or no?</div>
                     <div class="line">A thousand men have broke their fasts to-day,</div>
                     <div class="line">That ne'er shall dine unless thou yield the crown.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou deny, their blood upon thy head;</div>
                     <div class="line">For York in justice puts his armour on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">If that be right which Warwick says is right,</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no wrong, but every thing is right.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Whoever got thee, there thy mother stands;</div>
                     <div class="line">For, well I wot, thou hast thy mother's tongue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">But thou art neither like thy sire nor dam;</div>
                     <div class="line">But like a foul mis-shapen stigmatic,</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark'd by the destinies to be avoided,</div>
                     <div class="line">As venom toads, or lizards' dreadful stings.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Iron of Naples hid with English gilt,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose father bears the title of a king,--</div>
                     <div class="line">As if a channel should be call'd the sea,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Shamest thou not, knowing whence thou art extraught,</div>
                     <div class="line">To let thy tongue detect thy base-born heart?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">A wisp of straw were worth a thousand crowns,</div>
                     <div class="line">To make this shameless callet know herself.</div>
                     <div class="line">Helen of Greece was fairer far than thou,</div>
                     <div class="line">Although thy husband may be Menelaus;</div>
                     <div class="line">And ne'er was Agamemnon's brother wrong'd</div>
                     <div class="line">By that false woman, as this king by thee.</div>
                     <div class="line">His father revell'd in the heart of France,</div>
                     <div class="line">And tamed the king, and made the dauphin stoop;</div>
                     <div class="line">And had he match'd according to his state,</div>
                     <div class="line">He might have kept that glory to this day;</div>
                     <div class="line">But when he took a beggar to his bed,</div>
                     <div class="line">And graced thy poor sire with his bridal-day,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even then that sunshine brew'd a shower for him,</div>
                     <div class="line">That wash'd his father's fortunes forth of France,</div>
                     <div class="line">And heap'd sedition on his crown at home.</div>
                     <div class="line">For what hath broach'd this tumult but thy pride?</div>
                     <div class="line">Hadst thou been meek, our title still had slept;</div>
                     <div class="line">And we, in pity of the gentle king,</div>
                     <div class="line">Had slipp'd our claim until another age.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GEORGE</div>
                     <div class="line">But when we saw our sunshine made thy spring,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that thy summer bred us no increase,</div>
                     <div class="line">We set the axe to thy usurping root;</div>
                     <div class="line">And though the edge hath something hit ourselves,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, know thou, since we have begun to strike,</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll never leave till we have hewn thee down,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or bathed thy growing with our heated bloods.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">And, in this resolution, I defy thee;</div>
                     <div class="line">Not willing any longer conference,</div>
                     <div class="line">Since thou deniest the gentle king to speak.</div>
                     <div class="line">Sound trumpets! let our bloody colours wave!</div>
                     <div class="line">And either victory, or else a grave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Stay, Edward.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">No, wrangling woman, we'll no longer stay:</div>
                     <div class="line">These words will cost ten thousand lives this day.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  A field of battle between Towton and Saxton, in Yorkshire.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum. Excursions. Enter WARWICK</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Forspent with toil, as runners with a race,</div>
                     <div class="line">I lay me down a little while to breathe;</div>
                     <div class="line">For strokes received, and many blows repaid,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have robb'd my strong-knit sinews of their strength,</div>
                     <div class="line">And spite of spite needs must I rest awhile.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter EDWARD, running</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Smile, gentle heaven! or strike, ungentle death!</div>
                     <div class="line">For this world frowns, and Edward's sun is clouded.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, my lord! what hap? what hope of good?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter GEORGE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GEORGE</div>
                     <div class="line">Our hap is loss, our hope but sad despair;</div>
                     <div class="line">Our ranks are broke, and ruin follows us:</div>
                     <div class="line">What counsel give you? whither shall we fly?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Bootless is flight, they follow us with wings;</div>
                     <div class="line">And weak we are and cannot shun pursuit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter RICHARD</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, Warwick, why hast thou withdrawn thyself?</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy brother's blood the thirsty earth hath drunk,</div>
                     <div class="line">Broach'd with the steely point of Clifford's lance;</div>
                     <div class="line">And in the very pangs of death he cried,</div>
                     <div class="line">Like to a dismal clangour heard from far,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Warwick, revenge! brother, revenge my death!'</div>
                     <div class="line">So, underneath the belly of their steeds,</div>
                     <div class="line">That stain'd their fetlocks in his smoking blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">The noble gentleman gave up the ghost.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Then let the earth be drunken with our blood:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll kill my horse, because I will not fly.</div>
                     <div class="line">Why stand we like soft-hearted women here,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wailing our losses, whiles the foe doth rage;</div>
                     <div class="line">And look upon, as if the tragedy</div>
                     <div class="line">Were play'd in jest by counterfeiting actors?</div>
                     <div class="line">Here on my knee I vow to God above,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll never pause again, never stand still,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till either death hath closed these eyes of mine</div>
                     <div class="line">Or fortune given me measure of revenge.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">O Warwick, I do bend my knee with thine;</div>
                     <div class="line">And in this vow do chain my soul to thine!</div>
                     <div class="line">And, ere my knee rise from the earth's cold face,</div>
                     <div class="line">I throw my hands, mine eyes, my heart to thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou setter up and plucker down of kings,</div>
                     <div class="line">Beseeching thee, if with they will it stands</div>
                     <div class="line">That to my foes this body must be prey,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet that thy brazen gates of heaven may ope,</div>
                     <div class="line">And give sweet passage to my sinful soul!</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, lords, take leave until we meet again,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where'er it be, in heaven or in earth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Brother, give me thy hand; and, gentle Warwick,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me embrace thee in my weary arms:</div>
                     <div class="line">I, that did never weep, now melt with woe</div>
                     <div class="line">That winter should cut off our spring-time so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Away, away! Once more, sweet lords farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GEORGE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet let us all together to our troops,</div>
                     <div class="line">And give them leave to fly that will not stay;</div>
                     <div class="line">And call them pillars that will stand to us;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, if we thrive, promise them such rewards</div>
                     <div class="line">As victors wear at the Olympian games:</div>
                     <div class="line">This may plant courage in their quailing breasts;</div>
                     <div class="line">For yet is hope of life and victory.</div>
                     <div class="line">Forslow no longer, make we hence amain.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Excursions. Enter RICHARD and CLIFFORD</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, Clifford, I have singled thee alone:</div>
                     <div class="line">Suppose this arm is for the Duke of York,</div>
                     <div class="line">And this for Rutland; both bound to revenge,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wert thou environ'd with a brazen wall.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, Richard, I am with thee here alone:</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the hand that stabb'd thy father York;</div>
                     <div class="line">And this the hand that slew thy brother Rutland;</div>
                     <div class="line">And here's the heart that triumphs in their death</div>
                     <div class="line">And cheers these hands that slew thy sire and brother</div>
                     <div class="line">To execute the like upon thyself;</div>
                     <div class="line">And so, have at thee!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They fight. WARWICK comes; CLIFFORD flies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay Warwick, single out some other chase;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I myself will hunt this wolf to death.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.6">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum. Enter KING HENRY VI alone</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">This battle fares like to the morning's war,</div>
                     <div class="line">When dying clouds contend with growing light,</div>
                     <div class="line">What time the shepherd, blowing of his nails,</div>
                     <div class="line">Can neither call it perfect day nor night.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now sways it this way, like a mighty sea</div>
                     <div class="line">Forced by the tide to combat with the wind;</div>
                     <div class="line">Now sways it that way, like the selfsame sea</div>
                     <div class="line">Forced to retire by fury of the wind:</div>
                     <div class="line">Sometime the flood prevails, and then the wind;</div>
                     <div class="line">Now one the better, then another best;</div>
                     <div class="line">Both tugging to be victors, breast to breast,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet neither conqueror nor conquered:</div>
                     <div class="line">So is the equal of this fell war.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here on this molehill will I sit me down.</div>
                     <div class="line">To whom God will, there be the victory!</div>
                     <div class="line">For Margaret my queen, and Clifford too,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have chid me from the battle; swearing both</div>
                     <div class="line">They prosper best of all when I am thence.</div>
                     <div class="line">Would I were dead! if God's good will were so;</div>
                     <div class="line">For what is in this world but grief and woe?</div>
                     <div class="line">O God! methinks it were a happy life,</div>
                     <div class="line">To be no better than a homely swain;</div>
                     <div class="line">To sit upon a hill, as I do now,</div>
                     <div class="line">To carve out dials quaintly, point by point,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thereby to see the minutes how they run,</div>
                     <div class="line">How many make the hour full complete;</div>
                     <div class="line">How many hours bring about the day;</div>
                     <div class="line">How many days will finish up the year;</div>
                     <div class="line">How many years a mortal man may live.</div>
                     <div class="line">When this is known, then to divide the times:</div>
                     <div class="line">So many hours must I tend my flock;</div>
                     <div class="line">So many hours must I take my rest;</div>
                     <div class="line">So many hours must I contemplate;</div>
                     <div class="line">So many hours must I sport myself;</div>
                     <div class="line">So many days my ewes have been with young;</div>
                     <div class="line">So many weeks ere the poor fools will ean:</div>
                     <div class="line">So many years ere I shall shear the fleece:</div>
                     <div class="line">So minutes, hours, days, months, and years,</div>
                     <div class="line">Pass'd over to the end they were created,</div>
                     <div class="line">Would bring white hairs unto a quiet grave.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, what a life were this! how sweet! how lovely!</div>
                     <div class="line">Gives not the hawthorn-bush a sweeter shade</div>
                     <div class="line">To shepherds looking on their silly sheep,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than doth a rich embroider'd canopy</div>
                     <div class="line">To kings that fear their subjects' treachery?</div>
                     <div class="line">O, yes, it doth; a thousand-fold it doth.</div>
                     <div class="line">And to conclude, the shepherd's homely curds,</div>
                     <div class="line">His cold thin drink out of his leather bottle.</div>
                     <div class="line">His wonted sleep under a fresh tree's shade,</div>
                     <div class="line">All which secure and sweetly he enjoys,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is far beyond a prince's delicates,</div>
                     <div class="line">His viands sparkling in a golden cup,</div>
                     <div class="line">His body couched in a curious bed,</div>
                     <div class="line">When care, mistrust, and treason waits on him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum. Enter a Son that has killed his father,
dragging in the dead body</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Son</div>
                     <div class="line">Ill blows the wind that profits nobody.</div>
                     <div class="line">This man, whom hand to hand I slew in fight,</div>
                     <div class="line">May be possessed with some store of crowns;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I, that haply take them from him now,</div>
                     <div class="line">May yet ere night yield both my life and them</div>
                     <div class="line">To some man else, as this dead man doth me.</div>
                     <div class="line">Who's this? O God! it is my father's face,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom in this conflict I unwares have kill'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">O heavy times, begetting such events!</div>
                     <div class="line">From London by the king was I press'd forth;</div>
                     <div class="line">My father, being the Earl of Warwick's man,</div>
                     <div class="line">Came on the part of York, press'd by his master;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I, who at his hands received my life, him</div>
                     <div class="line">Have by my hands of life bereaved him.</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon me, God, I knew not what I did!</div>
                     <div class="line">And pardon, father, for I knew not thee!</div>
                     <div class="line">My tears shall wipe away these bloody marks;</div>
                     <div class="line">And no more words till they have flow'd their fill.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">O piteous spectacle! O bloody times!</div>
                     <div class="line">Whiles lions war and battle for their dens,</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor harmless lambs abide their enmity.</div>
                     <div class="line">Weep, wretched man, I'll aid thee tear for tear;</div>
                     <div class="line">And let our hearts and eyes, like civil war,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be blind with tears, and break o'ercharged with grief.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Father that has killed his son, bringing in the body</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Father</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou that so stoutly hast resisted me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me thy gold, if thou hast any gold:</div>
                     <div class="line">For I have bought it with an hundred blows.</div>
                     <div class="line">But let me see: is this our foeman's face?</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, no, no, no, it is mine only son!</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, boy, if any life be left in thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Throw up thine eye! see, see what showers arise,</div>
                     <div class="line">Blown with the windy tempest of my heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon thy words, that kill mine eye and heart!</div>
                     <div class="line">O, pity, God, this miserable age!</div>
                     <div class="line">What stratagems, how fell, how butcherly,</div>
                     <div class="line">Erroneous, mutinous and unnatural,</div>
                     <div class="line">This deadly quarrel daily doth beget!</div>
                     <div class="line">O boy, thy father gave thee life too soon,</div>
                     <div class="line">And hath bereft thee of thy life too late!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Woe above woe! grief more than common grief!</div>
                     <div class="line">O that my death would stay these ruthful deeds!</div>
                     <div class="line">O pity, pity, gentle heaven, pity!</div>
                     <div class="line">The red rose and the white are on his face,</div>
                     <div class="line">The fatal colours of our striving houses:</div>
                     <div class="line">The one his purple blood right well resembles;</div>
                     <div class="line">The other his pale cheeks, methinks, presenteth:</div>
                     <div class="line">Wither one rose, and let the other flourish;</div>
                     <div class="line">If you contend, a thousand lives must wither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Son</div>
                     <div class="line">How will my mother for a father's death</div>
                     <div class="line">Take on with me and ne'er be satisfied!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Father</div>
                     <div class="line">How will my wife for slaughter of my son</div>
                     <div class="line">Shed seas of tears and ne'er be satisfied!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">How will the country for these woful chances</div>
                     <div class="line">Misthink the king and not be satisfied!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Son</div>
                     <div class="line">Was ever son so rued a father's death?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Father</div>
                     <div class="line">Was ever father so bemoan'd his son?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Was ever king so grieved for subjects' woe?</div>
                     <div class="line">Much is your sorrow; mine ten times so much.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Son</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll bear thee hence, where I may weep my fill.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit with the body</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Father</div>
                     <div class="line">These arms of mine shall be thy winding-sheet;</div>
                     <div class="line">My heart, sweet boy, shall be thy sepulchre,</div>
                     <div class="line">For from my heart thine image ne'er shall go;</div>
                     <div class="line">My sighing breast shall be thy funeral bell;</div>
                     <div class="line">And so obsequious will thy father be,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even for the loss of thee, having no more,</div>
                     <div class="line">As Priam was for all his valiant sons.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll bear thee hence; and let them fight that will,</div>
                     <div class="line">For I have murdered where I should not kill.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit with the body</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Sad-hearted men, much overgone with care,</div>
                     <div class="line">Here sits a king more woful than you are.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Alarums: excursions. Enter QUEEN MARGARET, PRINCE
EDWARD, and EXETER</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Fly, father, fly! for all your friends are fled,</div>
                     <div class="line">And Warwick rages like a chafed bull:</div>
                     <div class="line">Away! for death doth hold us in pursuit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Mount you, my lord; towards Berwick post amain:</div>
                     <div class="line">Edward and Richard, like a brace of greyhounds</div>
                     <div class="line">Having the fearful flying hare in sight,</div>
                     <div class="line">With fiery eyes sparkling for very wrath,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bloody steel grasp'd in their ireful hands,</div>
                     <div class="line">Are at our backs; and therefore hence amain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">Away! for vengeance comes along with them:</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, stay not to expostulate, make speed;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else come after: I'll away before.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, take me with thee, good sweet Exeter:</div>
                     <div class="line">Not that I fear to stay, but love to go</div>
                     <div class="line">Whither the queen intends. Forward; away!</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.7">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>6. SCENE VI.  Another part of the field.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>A loud alarum. Enter CLIFFORD, wounded</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Here burns my candle out; ay, here it dies,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, whiles it lasted, gave King Henry light.</div>
                     <div class="line">O Lancaster, I fear thy overthrow</div>
                     <div class="line">More than my body's parting with my soul!</div>
                     <div class="line">My love and fear glued many friends to thee;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, now I fall, thy tough commixture melts.</div>
                     <div class="line">Impairing Henry, strengthening misproud York,</div>
                     <div class="line">The common people swarm like summer flies;</div>
                     <div class="line">And whither fly the gnats but to the sun?</div>
                     <div class="line">And who shines now but Henry's enemies?</div>
                     <div class="line">O Phoebus, hadst thou never given consent</div>
                     <div class="line">That Phaethon should cheque thy fiery steeds,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy burning car never had scorch'd the earth!</div>
                     <div class="line">And, Henry, hadst thou sway'd as kings should do,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or as thy father and his father did,</div>
                     <div class="line">Giving no ground unto the house of York,</div>
                     <div class="line">They never then had sprung like summer flies;</div>
                     <div class="line">I and ten thousand in this luckless realm</div>
                     <div class="line">Had left no mourning widows for our death;</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou this day hadst kept thy chair in peace.</div>
                     <div class="line">For what doth cherish weeds but gentle air?</div>
                     <div class="line">And what makes robbers bold but too much lenity?</div>
                     <div class="line">Bootless are plaints, and cureless are my wounds;</div>
                     <div class="line">No way to fly, nor strength to hold out flight:</div>
                     <div class="line">The foe is merciless, and will not pity;</div>
                     <div class="line">For at their hands I have deserved no pity.</div>
                     <div class="line">The air hath got into my deadly wounds,</div>
                     <div class="line">And much effuse of blood doth make me faint.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, York and Richard, Warwick and the rest;</div>
                     <div class="line">I stabb'd your fathers' bosoms, split my breast.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>He faints</p>
               <p>Alarum and retreat. Enter EDWARD, GEORGE, RICHARD,
MONTAGUE, WARWICK, and Soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Now breathe we, lords: good fortune bids us pause,</div>
                     <div class="line">And smooth the frowns of war with peaceful looks.</div>
                     <div class="line">Some troops pursue the bloody-minded queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">That led calm Henry, though he were a king,</div>
                     <div class="line">As doth a sail, fill'd with a fretting gust,</div>
                     <div class="line">Command an argosy to stem the waves.</div>
                     <div class="line">But think you, lords, that Clifford fled with them?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">No, 'tis impossible he should escape,</div>
                     <div class="line">For, though before his face I speak the words</div>
                     <div class="line">Your brother Richard mark'd him for the grave:</div>
                     <div class="line">And wheresoe'er he is, he's surely dead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>CLIFFORD groans, and dies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose soul is that which takes her heavy leave?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">A deadly groan, like life and death's departing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">See who it is: and, now the battle's ended,</div>
                     <div class="line">If friend or foe, let him be gently used.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Revoke that doom of mercy, for 'tis Clifford;</div>
                     <div class="line">Who not contented that he lopp'd the branch</div>
                     <div class="line">In hewing Rutland when his leaves put forth,</div>
                     <div class="line">But set his murdering knife unto the root</div>
                     <div class="line">From whence that tender spray did sweetly spring,</div>
                     <div class="line">I mean our princely father, Duke of York.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">From off the gates of York fetch down the head,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your father's head, which Clifford placed there;</div>
                     <div class="line">Instead whereof let this supply the room:</div>
                     <div class="line">Measure for measure must be answered.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Bring forth that fatal screech-owl to our house,</div>
                     <div class="line">That nothing sung but death to us and ours:</div>
                     <div class="line">Now death shall stop his dismal threatening sound,</div>
                     <div class="line">And his ill-boding tongue no more shall speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I think his understanding is bereft.</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak, Clifford, dost thou know who speaks to thee?</div>
                     <div class="line">Dark cloudy death o'ershades his beams of life,</div>
                     <div class="line">And he nor sees nor hears us what we say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">O, would he did! and so perhaps he doth:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis but his policy to counterfeit,</div>
                     <div class="line">Because he would avoid such bitter taunts</div>
                     <div class="line">Which in the time of death he gave our father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GEORGE</div>
                     <div class="line">If so thou think'st, vex him with eager words.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Clifford, ask mercy and obtain no grace.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Clifford, repent in bootless penitence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Clifford, devise excuses for thy faults.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GEORGE</div>
                     <div class="line">While we devise fell tortures for thy faults.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou didst love York, and I am son to York.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou pitied'st Rutland; I will pity thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GEORGE</div>
                     <div class="line">Where's Captain Margaret, to fence you now?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">They mock thee, Clifford: swear as thou wast wont.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">What, not an oath? nay, then the world goes hard</div>
                     <div class="line">When Clifford cannot spare his friends an oath.</div>
                     <div class="line">I know by that he's dead; and, by my soul,</div>
                     <div class="line">If this right hand would buy two hour's life,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I in all despite might rail at him,</div>
                     <div class="line">This hand should chop it off, and with the</div>
                     <div class="line">issuing blood</div>
                     <div class="line">Stifle the villain whose unstanched thirst</div>
                     <div class="line">York and young Rutland could not satisfy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but he's dead: off with the traitor's head,</div>
                     <div class="line">And rear it in the place your father's stands.</div>
                     <div class="line">And now to London with triumphant march,</div>
                     <div class="line">There to be crowned England's royal king:</div>
                     <div class="line">From whence shall Warwick cut the sea to France,</div>
                     <div class="line">And ask the Lady Bona for thy queen:</div>
                     <div class="line">So shalt thou sinew both these lands together;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, having France thy friend, thou shalt not dread</div>
                     <div class="line">The scatter'd foe that hopes to rise again;</div>
                     <div class="line">For though they cannot greatly sting to hurt,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet look to have them buzz to offend thine ears.</div>
                     <div class="line">First will I see the coronation;</div>
                     <div class="line">And then to Brittany I'll cross the sea,</div>
                     <div class="line">To effect this marriage, so it please my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Even as thou wilt, sweet Warwick, let it be;</div>
                     <div class="line">For in thy shoulder do I build my seat,</div>
                     <div class="line">And never will I undertake the thing</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein thy counsel and consent is wanting.</div>
                     <div class="line">Richard, I will create thee Duke of Gloucester,</div>
                     <div class="line">And George, of Clarence: Warwick, as ourself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall do and undo as him pleaseth best.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me be Duke of Clarence, George of Gloucester;</div>
                     <div class="line">For Gloucester's dukedom is too ominous.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Tut, that's a foolish observation:</div>
                     <div class="line">Richard, be Duke of Gloucester. Now to London,</div>
                     <div class="line">To see these honours in possession.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.5">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 3. ACT III</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  A forest in the north of England.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  London. The palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  France. KING LEWIS XI's palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  A forest in the north of England.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter two Keepers, with cross-bows in their hands</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">Under this thick-grown brake we'll shroud ourselves;</div>
                     <div class="line">For through this laund anon the deer will come;</div>
                     <div class="line">And in this covert will we make our stand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Culling the principal of all the deer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll stay above the hill, so both may shoot.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">That cannot be; the noise of thy cross-bow</div>
                     <div class="line">Will scare the herd, and so my shoot is lost.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here stand we both, and aim we at the best:</div>
                     <div class="line">And, for the time shall not seem tedious,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll tell thee what befell me on a day</div>
                     <div class="line">In this self-place where now we mean to stand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">Here comes a man; let's stay till he be past.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter KING HENRY VI, disguised, with a prayerbook</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">From Scotland am I stol'n, even of pure love,</div>
                     <div class="line">To greet mine own land with my wishful sight.</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Harry, Harry, 'tis no land of thine;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy place is fill'd, thy sceptre wrung from thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy balm wash'd off wherewith thou wast anointed:</div>
                     <div class="line">No bending knee will call thee Caesar now,</div>
                     <div class="line">No humble suitors press to speak for right,</div>
                     <div class="line">No, not a man comes for redress of thee;</div>
                     <div class="line">For how can I help them, and not myself?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, here's a deer whose skin's a keeper's fee:</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the quondam king; let's seize upon him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me embrace thee, sour adversity,</div>
                     <div class="line">For wise men say it is the wisest course.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">Why linger we? let us lay hands upon him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">Forbear awhile; we'll hear a little more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">My queen and son are gone to France for aid;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, as I hear, the great commanding Warwick</div>
                     <div class="line">Is thither gone, to crave the French king's sister</div>
                     <div class="line">To wife for Edward: if this news be true,</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor queen and son, your labour is but lost;</div>
                     <div class="line">For Warwick is a subtle orator,</div>
                     <div class="line">And Lewis a prince soon won with moving words.</div>
                     <div class="line">By this account then Margaret may win him;</div>
                     <div class="line">For she's a woman to be pitied much:</div>
                     <div class="line">Her sighs will make a battery in his breast;</div>
                     <div class="line">Her tears will pierce into a marble heart;</div>
                     <div class="line">The tiger will be mild whiles she doth mourn;</div>
                     <div class="line">And Nero will be tainted with remorse,</div>
                     <div class="line">To hear and see her plaints, her brinish tears.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but she's come to beg, Warwick to give;</div>
                     <div class="line">She, on his left side, craving aid for Henry,</div>
                     <div class="line">He, on his right, asking a wife for Edward.</div>
                     <div class="line">She weeps, and says her Henry is deposed;</div>
                     <div class="line">He smiles, and says his Edward is install'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">That she, poor wretch, for grief can speak no more;</div>
                     <div class="line">Whiles Warwick tells his title, smooths the wrong,</div>
                     <div class="line">Inferreth arguments of mighty strength,</div>
                     <div class="line">And in conclusion wins the king from her,</div>
                     <div class="line">With promise of his sister, and what else,</div>
                     <div class="line">To strengthen and support King Edward's place.</div>
                     <div class="line">O Margaret, thus 'twill be; and thou, poor soul,</div>
                     <div class="line">Art then forsaken, as thou went'st forlorn!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">Say, what art thou that talk'st of kings and queens?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">More than I seem, and less than I was born to:</div>
                     <div class="line">A man at least, for less I should not be;</div>
                     <div class="line">And men may talk of kings, and why not I?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but thou talk'st as if thou wert a king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, so I am, in mind; and that's enough.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">But, if thou be a king, where is thy crown?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">My crown is in my heart, not on my head;</div>
                     <div class="line">Not decked with diamonds and Indian stones,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor to be seen: my crown is called content:</div>
                     <div class="line">A crown it is that seldom kings enjoy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, if you be a king crown'd with content,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your crown content and you must be contented</div>
                     <div class="line">To go along with us; for as we think,</div>
                     <div class="line">You are the king King Edward hath deposed;</div>
                     <div class="line">And we his subjects sworn in all allegiance</div>
                     <div class="line">Will apprehend you as his enemy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">But did you never swear, and break an oath?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">No, never such an oath; nor will not now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Where did you dwell when I was King of England?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">Here in this country, where we now remain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">I was anointed king at nine months old;</div>
                     <div class="line">My father and my grandfather were kings,</div>
                     <div class="line">And you were sworn true subjects unto me:</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell me, then, have you not broke your oaths?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">No;</div>
                     <div class="line">For we were subjects but while you were king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, am I dead? do I not breathe a man?</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, simple men, you know not what you swear!</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, as I blow this feather from my face,</div>
                     <div class="line">And as the air blows it to me again,</div>
                     <div class="line">Obeying with my wind when I do blow,</div>
                     <div class="line">And yielding to another when it blows,</div>
                     <div class="line">Commanded always by the greater gust;</div>
                     <div class="line">Such is the lightness of you common men.</div>
                     <div class="line">But do not break your oaths; for of that sin</div>
                     <div class="line">My mild entreaty shall not make you guilty.</div>
                     <div class="line">Go where you will, the king shall be commanded;</div>
                     <div class="line">And be you kings, command, and I'll obey.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">We are true subjects to the king, King Edward.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">So would you be again to Henry,</div>
                     <div class="line">If he were seated as King Edward is.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Keeper</div>
                     <div class="line">We charge you, in God's name, and the king's,</div>
                     <div class="line">To go with us unto the officers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">In God's name, lead; your king's name be obey'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">And what God will, that let your king perform;</div>
                     <div class="line">And what he will, I humbly yield unto.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  London. The palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter KING EDWARD IV, GLOUCESTER, CLARENCE, and
LADY GREY</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Brother of Gloucester, at Saint Alban's field</div>
                     <div class="line">This lady's husband, Sir Richard Grey, was slain,</div>
                     <div class="line">His lands then seized on by the conqueror:</div>
                     <div class="line">Her suit is now to repossess those lands;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which we in justice cannot well deny,</div>
                     <div class="line">Because in quarrel of the house of York</div>
                     <div class="line">The worthy gentleman did lose his life.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Your highness shall do well to grant her suit;</div>
                     <div class="line">It were dishonour to deny it her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">It were no less; but yet I'll make a pause.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span>  Yea, is it so?</div>
                     <div class="line">I see the lady hath a thing to grant,</div>
                     <div class="line">Before the king will grant her humble suit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to GLOUCESTER</span>  He knows the game: how true</div>
                     <div class="line">he keeps the wind!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span>  Silence!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Widow, we will consider of your suit;</div>
                     <div class="line">And come some other time to know our mind.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Right gracious lord, I cannot brook delay:</div>
                     <div class="line">May it please your highness to resolve me now;</div>
                     <div class="line">And what your pleasure is, shall satisfy me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span>  Ay, widow? then I'll warrant</div>
                     <div class="line">you all your lands,</div>
                     <div class="line">An if what pleases him shall pleasure you.</div>
                     <div class="line">Fight closer, or, good faith, you'll catch a blow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to GLOUCESTER</span>  I fear her not, unless she</div>
                     <div class="line">chance to fall.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span> God forbid that! for he'll</div>
                     <div class="line">take vantages.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">How many children hast thou, widow? tell me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to GLOUCESTER</span>  I think he means to beg a</div>
                     <div class="line">child of her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span>  Nay, whip me then: he'll rather</div>
                     <div class="line">give her two.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Three, my most gracious lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span>  You shall have four, if you'll</div>
                     <div class="line">be ruled by him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twere pity they should lose their father's lands.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Be pitiful, dread lord, and grant it then.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Lords, give us leave: I'll try this widow's wit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span>  Ay, good leave have you; for</div>
                     <div class="line">you will have leave,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till youth take leave and leave you to the crutch.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>GLOUCESTER and CLARENCE retire</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Now tell me, madam, do you love your children?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, full as dearly as I love myself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">And would you not do much to do them good?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">To do them good, I would sustain some harm.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Then get your husband's lands, to do them good.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore I came unto your majesty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll tell you how these lands are to be got.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">So shall you bind me to your highness' service.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">What service wilt thou do me, if I give them?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">What you command, that rests in me to do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">But you will take exceptions to my boon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">No, gracious lord, except I cannot do it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but thou canst do what I mean to ask.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then I will do what your grace commands.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span>  He plies her hard; and much rain</div>
                     <div class="line">wears the marble.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to GLOUCESTER</span>  As red as fire! nay, then</div>
                     <div class="line">her wax must melt.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Why stops my lord, shall I not hear my task?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">An easy task; 'tis but to love a king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">That's soon perform'd, because I am a subject.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, thy husband's lands I freely give thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">I take my leave with many thousand thanks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span>  The match is made; she seals it</div>
                     <div class="line">with a curtsy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">But stay thee, 'tis the fruits of love I mean.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">The fruits of love I mean, my loving liege.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but, I fear me, in another sense.</div>
                     <div class="line">What love, think'st thou, I sue so much to get?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">My love till death, my humble thanks, my prayers;</div>
                     <div class="line">That love which virtue begs and virtue grants.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">No, by my troth, I did not mean such love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then you mean not as I thought you did.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">But now you partly may perceive my mind.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">My mind will never grant what I perceive</div>
                     <div class="line">Your highness aims at, if I aim aright.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">To tell thee plain, I aim to lie with thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">To tell you plain, I had rather lie in prison.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then thou shalt not have thy husband's lands.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then mine honesty shall be my dower;</div>
                     <div class="line">For by that loss I will not purchase them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Therein thou wrong'st thy children mightily.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Herein your highness wrongs both them and me.</div>
                     <div class="line">But, mighty lord, this merry inclination</div>
                     <div class="line">Accords not with the sadness of my suit:</div>
                     <div class="line">Please you dismiss me either with 'ay' or 'no.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, if thou wilt say 'ay' to my request;</div>
                     <div class="line">No if thou dost say 'no' to my demand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, no, my lord. My suit is at an end.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span>  The widow likes him not, she</div>
                     <div class="line">knits her brows.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to GLOUCESTER</span>  He is the bluntest wooer in</div>
                     <div class="line">Christendom.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  Her looks do argue her replete with modesty;</div>
                     <div class="line">Her words do show her wit incomparable;</div>
                     <div class="line">All her perfections challenge sovereignty:</div>
                     <div class="line">One way or other, she is for a king;</div>
                     <div class="line">And she shall be my love, or else my queen.--</div>
                     <div class="line">Say that King Edward take thee for his queen?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis better said than done, my gracious lord:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a subject fit to jest withal,</div>
                     <div class="line">But far unfit to be a sovereign.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet widow, by my state I swear to thee</div>
                     <div class="line">I speak no more than what my soul intends;</div>
                     <div class="line">And that is, to enjoy thee for my love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">And that is more than I will yield unto:</div>
                     <div class="line">I know I am too mean to be your queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet too good to be your concubine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">You cavil, widow: I did mean, my queen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LADY GREY</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twill grieve your grace my sons should call you father.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">No more than when my daughters call thee mother.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art a widow, and thou hast some children;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, by God's mother, I, being but a bachelor,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have other some: why, 'tis a happy thing</div>
                     <div class="line">To be the father unto many sons.</div>
                     <div class="line">Answer no more, for thou shalt be my queen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to CLARENCE</span>  The ghostly father now hath done</div>
                     <div class="line">his shrift.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to GLOUCESTER</span>  When he was made a shriver,</div>
                     <div class="line">'twas for shift.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Brothers, you muse what chat we two have had.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">The widow likes it not, for she looks very sad.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">You'll think it strange if I should marry her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">To whom, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, Clarence, to myself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">That would be ten days' wonder at the least.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">That's a day longer than a wonder lasts.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">By so much is the wonder in extremes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, jest on, brothers: I can tell you both</div>
                     <div class="line">Her suit is granted for her husband's lands.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Nobleman</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Nobleman</div>
                     <div class="line">My gracious lord, Henry your foe is taken,</div>
                     <div class="line">And brought your prisoner to your palace gate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">See that he be convey'd unto the Tower:</div>
                     <div class="line">And go we, brothers, to the man that took him,</div>
                     <div class="line">To question of his apprehension.</div>
                     <div class="line">Widow, go you along. Lords, use her honourably.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt all but GLOUCESTER</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, Edward will use women honourably.</div>
                     <div class="line">Would he were wasted, marrow, bones and all,</div>
                     <div class="line">That from his loins no hopeful branch may spring,</div>
                     <div class="line">To cross me from the golden time I look for!</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet, between my soul's desire and me--</div>
                     <div class="line">The lustful Edward's title buried--</div>
                     <div class="line">Is Clarence, Henry, and his son young Edward,</div>
                     <div class="line">And all the unlook'd for issue of their bodies,</div>
                     <div class="line">To take their rooms, ere I can place myself:</div>
                     <div class="line">A cold premeditation for my purpose!</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, I do but dream on sovereignty;</div>
                     <div class="line">Like one that stands upon a promontory,</div>
                     <div class="line">And spies a far-off shore where he would tread,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wishing his foot were equal with his eye,</div>
                     <div class="line">And chides the sea that sunders him from thence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Saying, he'll lade it dry to have his way:</div>
                     <div class="line">So do I wish the crown, being so far off;</div>
                     <div class="line">And so I chide the means that keeps me from it;</div>
                     <div class="line">And so I say, I'll cut the causes off,</div>
                     <div class="line">Flattering me with impossibilities.</div>
                     <div class="line">My eye's too quick, my heart o'erweens too much,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless my hand and strength could equal them.</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, say there is no kingdom then for Richard;</div>
                     <div class="line">What other pleasure can the world afford?</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll make my heaven in a lady's lap,</div>
                     <div class="line">And deck my body in gay ornaments,</div>
                     <div class="line">And witch sweet ladies with my words and looks.</div>
                     <div class="line">O miserable thought! and more unlikely</div>
                     <div class="line">Than to accomplish twenty golden crowns!</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, love forswore me in my mother's womb:</div>
                     <div class="line">And, for I should not deal in her soft laws,</div>
                     <div class="line">She did corrupt frail nature with some bribe,</div>
                     <div class="line">To shrink mine arm up like a wither'd shrub;</div>
                     <div class="line">To make an envious mountain on my back,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where sits deformity to mock my body;</div>
                     <div class="line">To shape my legs of an unequal size;</div>
                     <div class="line">To disproportion me in every part,</div>
                     <div class="line">Like to a chaos, or an unlick'd bear-whelp</div>
                     <div class="line">That carries no impression like the dam.</div>
                     <div class="line">And am I then a man to be beloved?</div>
                     <div class="line">O monstrous fault, to harbour such a thought!</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, since this earth affords no joy to me,</div>
                     <div class="line">But to command, to cheque, to o'erbear such</div>
                     <div class="line">As are of better person than myself,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll make my heaven to dream upon the crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, whiles I live, to account this world but hell,</div>
                     <div class="line">Until my mis-shaped trunk that bears this head</div>
                     <div class="line">Be round impaled with a glorious crown.</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet I know not how to get the crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">For many lives stand between me and home:</div>
                     <div class="line">And I,--like one lost in a thorny wood,</div>
                     <div class="line">That rends the thorns and is rent with the thorns,</div>
                     <div class="line">Seeking a way and straying from the way;</div>
                     <div class="line">Not knowing how to find the open air,</div>
                     <div class="line">But toiling desperately to find it out,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Torment myself to catch the English crown:</div>
                     <div class="line">And from that torment I will free myself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or hew my way out with a bloody axe.</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, I can smile, and murder whiles I smile,</div>
                     <div class="line">And cry 'Content' to that which grieves my heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">And wet my cheeks with artificial tears,</div>
                     <div class="line">And frame my face to all occasions.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll drown more sailors than the mermaid shall;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll slay more gazers than the basilisk;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll play the orator as well as Nestor,</div>
                     <div class="line">Deceive more slily than Ulysses could,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, like a Sinon, take another Troy.</div>
                     <div class="line">I can add colours to the chameleon,</div>
                     <div class="line">Change shapes with Proteus for advantages,</div>
                     <div class="line">And set the murderous Machiavel to school.</div>
                     <div class="line">Can I do this, and cannot get a crown?</div>
                     <div class="line">Tut, were it farther off, I'll pluck it down.</div>
                     <p>Exit</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  France. KING LEWIS XI's palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING LEWIS XI, his sister BONA,
his Admiral, called BOURBON, PRINCE EDWARD, QUEEN
MARGARET, and OXFORD. KING LEWIS XI sits, and
riseth up again</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Fair Queen of England, worthy Margaret,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sit down with us: it ill befits thy state</div>
                     <div class="line">And birth, that thou shouldst stand while Lewis doth sit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">No, mighty King of France: now Margaret</div>
                     <div class="line">Must strike her sail and learn awhile to serve</div>
                     <div class="line">Where kings command. I was, I must confess,</div>
                     <div class="line">Great Albion's queen in former golden days:</div>
                     <div class="line">But now mischance hath trod my title down,</div>
                     <div class="line">And with dishonour laid me on the ground;</div>
                     <div class="line">Where I must take like seat unto my fortune,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to my humble seat conform myself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, say, fair queen, whence springs this deep despair?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">From such a cause as fills mine eyes with tears</div>
                     <div class="line">And stops my tongue, while heart is drown'd in cares.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Whate'er it be, be thou still like thyself,</div>
                     <div class="line">And sit thee by our side:</div>
                     <p>Seats her by him</p>
                     <div class="line">Yield not thy neck</div>
                     <div class="line">To fortune's yoke, but let thy dauntless mind</div>
                     <div class="line">Still ride in triumph over all mischance.</div>
                     <div class="line">Be plain, Queen Margaret, and tell thy grief;</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall be eased, if France can yield relief.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Those gracious words revive my drooping thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">And give my tongue-tied sorrows leave to speak.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, therefore, be it known to noble Lewis,</div>
                     <div class="line">That Henry, sole possessor of my love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is of a king become a banish'd man,</div>
                     <div class="line">And forced to live in Scotland a forlorn;</div>
                     <div class="line">While proud ambitious Edward Duke of York</div>
                     <div class="line">Usurps the regal title and the seat</div>
                     <div class="line">Of England's true-anointed lawful king.</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the cause that I, poor Margaret,</div>
                     <div class="line">With this my son, Prince Edward, Henry's heir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Am come to crave thy just and lawful aid;</div>
                     <div class="line">And if thou fail us, all our hope is done:</div>
                     <div class="line">Scotland hath will to help, but cannot help;</div>
                     <div class="line">Our people and our peers are both misled,</div>
                     <div class="line">Our treasures seized, our soldiers put to flight,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, as thou seest, ourselves in heavy plight.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Renowned queen, with patience calm the storm,</div>
                     <div class="line">While we bethink a means to break it off.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">The more we stay, the stronger grows our foe.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">The more I stay, the more I'll succor thee.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">O, but impatience waiteth on true sorrow.</div>
                     <div class="line">And see where comes the breeder of my sorrow!</div>
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               </div>
               <p>Enter WARWICK</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">What's he approacheth boldly to our presence?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Our Earl of Warwick, Edward's greatest friend.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, brave Warwick! What brings thee to France?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>He descends. She ariseth</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, now begins a second storm to rise;</div>
                     <div class="line">For this is he that moves both wind and tide.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">From worthy Edward, King of Albion,</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord and sovereign, and thy vowed friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">I come, in kindness and unfeigned love,</div>
                     <div class="line">First, to do greetings to thy royal person;</div>
                     <div class="line">And then to crave a league of amity;</div>
                     <div class="line">And lastly, to confirm that amity</div>
                     <div class="line">With a nuptial knot, if thou vouchsafe to grant</div>
                     <div class="line">That virtuous Lady Bona, thy fair sister,</div>
                     <div class="line">To England's king in lawful marriage.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  If that go forward, Henry's hope is done.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To BONA</span>  And, gracious madam, in our king's behalf,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am commanded, with your leave and favour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Humbly to kiss your hand, and with my tongue</div>
                     <div class="line">To tell the passion of my sovereign's heart;</div>
                     <div class="line">Where fame, late entering at his heedful ears,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath placed thy beauty's image and thy virtue.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">King Lewis and Lady Bona, hear me speak,</div>
                     <div class="line">Before you answer Warwick. His demand</div>
                     <div class="line">Springs not from Edward's well-meant honest love,</div>
                     <div class="line">But from deceit bred by necessity;</div>
                     <div class="line">For how can tyrants safely govern home,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless abroad they purchase great alliance?</div>
                     <div class="line">To prove him tyrant this reason may suffice,</div>
                     <div class="line">That Henry liveth still: but were he dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet here Prince Edward stands, King Henry's son.</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, therefore, Lewis, that by this league and marriage</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou draw not on thy danger and dishonour;</div>
                     <div class="line">For though usurpers sway the rule awhile,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet heavens are just, and time suppresseth wrongs.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Injurious Margaret!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">And why not queen?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Because thy father Henry did usurp;</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou no more are prince than she is queen.</div>
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               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Then Warwick disannuls great John of Gaunt,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which did subdue the greatest part of Spain;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, after John of Gaunt, Henry the Fourth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose wisdom was a mirror to the wisest;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, after that wise prince, Henry the Fifth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who by his prowess conquered all France:</div>
                     <div class="line">From these our Henry lineally descends.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Oxford, how haps it, in this smooth discourse,</div>
                     <div class="line">You told not how Henry the Sixth hath lost</div>
                     <div class="line">All that which Henry Fifth had gotten?</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks these peers of France should smile at that.</div>
                     <div class="line">But for the rest, you tell a pedigree</div>
                     <div class="line">Of threescore and two years; a silly time</div>
                     <div class="line">To make prescription for a kingdom's worth.</div>
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               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, Warwick, canst thou speak against thy liege,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom thou obeyed'st thirty and six years,</div>
                     <div class="line">And not bewray thy treason with a blush?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Can Oxford, that did ever fence the right,</div>
                     <div class="line">Now buckler falsehood with a pedigree?</div>
                     <div class="line">For shame! leave Henry, and call Edward king.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Call him my king by whose injurious doom</div>
                     <div class="line">My elder brother, the Lord Aubrey Vere,</div>
                     <div class="line">Was done to death? and more than so, my father,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even in the downfall of his mellow'd years,</div>
                     <div class="line">When nature brought him to the door of death?</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Warwick, no; while life upholds this arm,</div>
                     <div class="line">This arm upholds the house of Lancaster.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And I the house of York.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Queen Margaret, Prince Edward, and Oxford,</div>
                     <div class="line">Vouchsafe, at our request, to stand aside,</div>
                     <div class="line">While I use further conference with Warwick.</div>
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               </div>
               <p>They stand aloof</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Heavens grant that Warwick's words bewitch him not!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Now Warwick, tell me, even upon thy conscience,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is Edward your true king? for I were loath</div>
                     <div class="line">To link with him that were not lawful chosen.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Thereon I pawn my credit and mine honour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">But is he gracious in the people's eye?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">The more that Henry was unfortunate.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Then further, all dissembling set aside,</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me for truth the measure of his love</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto our sister Bona.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Such it seems</div>
                     <div class="line">As may beseem a monarch like himself.</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself have often heard him say and swear</div>
                     <div class="line">That this his love was an eternal plant,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whereof the root was fix'd in virtue's ground,</div>
                     <div class="line">The leaves and fruit maintain'd with beauty's sun,</div>
                     <div class="line">Exempt from envy, but not from disdain,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless the Lady Bona quit his pain.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, sister, let us hear your firm resolve.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Your grant, or your denial, shall be mine:</div>
                     <p>To WARWICK</p>
                     <div class="line">Yet I confess that often ere this day,</div>
                     <div class="line">When I have heard your king's desert recounted,</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine ear hath tempted judgment to desire.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, Warwick, thus: our sister shall be Edward's;</div>
                     <div class="line">And now forthwith shall articles be drawn</div>
                     <div class="line">Touching the jointure that your king must make,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which with her dowry shall be counterpoised.</div>
                     <div class="line">Draw near, Queen Margaret, and be a witness</div>
                     <div class="line">That Bona shall be wife to the English king.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">To Edward, but not to the English king.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Deceitful Warwick! it was thy device</div>
                     <div class="line">By this alliance to make void my suit:</div>
                     <div class="line">Before thy coming Lewis was Henry's friend.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">And still is friend to him and Margaret:</div>
                     <div class="line">But if your title to the crown be weak,</div>
                     <div class="line">As may appear by Edward's good success,</div>
                     <div class="line">Then 'tis but reason that I be released</div>
                     <div class="line">From giving aid which late I promised.</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet shall you have all kindness at my hand</div>
                     <div class="line">That your estate requires and mine can yield.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Henry now lives in Scotland at his ease,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where having nothing, nothing can he lose.</div>
                     <div class="line">And as for you yourself, our quondam queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">You have a father able to maintain you;</div>
                     <div class="line">And better 'twere you troubled him than France.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, impudent and shameless Warwick, peace,</div>
                     <div class="line">Proud setter up and puller down of kings!</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not hence, till, with my talk and tears,</div>
                     <div class="line">Both full of truth, I make King Lewis behold</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy sly conveyance and thy lord's false love;</div>
                     <div class="line">For both of you are birds of selfsame feather.</div>
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               </div>
               <p>Post blows a horn within</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Warwick, this is some post to us or thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Post</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Post</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To WARWICK</span>  My lord ambassador, these letters are for you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sent from your brother, Marquess Montague:</div>
                     <p>To KING LEWIS XI</p>
                     <div class="line">These from our king unto your majesty:</div>
                     <p>To QUEEN MARGARET</p>
                     <div class="line">And, madam, these for you; from whom I know not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They all read their letters</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">I like it well that our fair queen and mistress</div>
                     <div class="line">Smiles at her news, while Warwick frowns at his.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, mark how Lewis stamps, as he were nettled:</div>
                     <div class="line">I hope all's for the best.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Warwick, what are thy news? and yours, fair queen?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine, such as fill my heart with unhoped joys.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine, full of sorrow and heart's discontent.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">What! has your king married the Lady Grey!</div>
                     <div class="line">And now, to soothe your forgery and his,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sends me a paper to persuade me patience?</div>
                     <div class="line">Is this the alliance that he seeks with France?</div>
                     <div class="line">Dare he presume to scorn us in this manner?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">I told your majesty as much before:</div>
                     <div class="line">This proveth Edward's love and Warwick's honesty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">King Lewis, I here protest, in sight of heaven,</div>
                     <div class="line">And by the hope I have of heavenly bliss,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I am clear from this misdeed of Edward's,</div>
                     <div class="line">No more my king, for he dishonours me,</div>
                     <div class="line">But most himself, if he could see his shame.</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I forget that by the house of York</div>
                     <div class="line">My father came untimely to his death?</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I let pass the abuse done to my niece?</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I impale him with the regal crown?</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I put Henry from his native right?</div>
                     <div class="line">And am I guerdon'd at the last with shame?</div>
                     <div class="line">Shame on himself! for my desert is honour:</div>
                     <div class="line">And to repair my honour lost for him,</div>
                     <div class="line">I here renounce him and return to Henry.</div>
                     <div class="line">My noble queen, let former grudges pass,</div>
                     <div class="line">And henceforth I am thy true servitor:</div>
                     <div class="line">I will revenge his wrong to Lady Bona,</div>
                     <div class="line">And replant Henry in his former state.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Warwick, these words have turn'd my hate to love;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I forgive and quite forget old faults,</div>
                     <div class="line">And joy that thou becomest King Henry's friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">So much his friend, ay, his unfeigned friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">That, if King Lewis vouchsafe to furnish us</div>
                     <div class="line">With some few bands of chosen soldiers,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll undertake to land them on our coast</div>
                     <div class="line">And force the tyrant from his seat by war.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis not his new-made bride shall succor him:</div>
                     <div class="line">And as for Clarence, as my letters tell me,</div>
                     <div class="line">He's very likely now to fall from him,</div>
                     <div class="line">For matching more for wanton lust than honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or than for strength and safety of our country.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Dear brother, how shall Bona be revenged</div>
                     <div class="line">But by thy help to this distressed queen?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Renowned prince, how shall poor Henry live,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless thou rescue him from foul despair?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BONA</div>
                     <div class="line">My quarrel and this English queen's are one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And mine, fair lady Bona, joins with yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">And mine with hers, and thine, and Margaret's.</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore at last I firmly am resolved</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall have aid.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me give humble thanks for all at once.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, England's messenger, return in post,</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell false Edward, thy supposed king,</div>
                     <div class="line">That Lewis of France is sending over masquers</div>
                     <div class="line">To revel it with him and his new bride:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou seest what's past, go fear thy king withal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell him, in hope he'll prove a widower shortly,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll wear the willow garland for his sake.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell him, my mourning weeds are laid aside,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I am ready to put armour on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell him from me that he hath done me wrong,</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore I'll uncrown him ere't be long.</div>
                     <div class="line">There's thy reward: be gone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit Post</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">But, Warwick,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou and Oxford, with five thousand men,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall cross the seas, and bid false Edward battle;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, as occasion serves, this noble queen</div>
                     <div class="line">And prince shall follow with a fresh supply.</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, ere thou go, but answer me one doubt,</div>
                     <div class="line">What pledge have we of thy firm loyalty?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">This shall assure my constant loyalty,</div>
                     <div class="line">That if our queen and this young prince agree,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll join mine eldest daughter and my joy</div>
                     <div class="line">To him forthwith in holy wedlock bands.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, I agree, and thank you for your motion.</div>
                     <div class="line">Son Edward, she is fair and virtuous,</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore delay not, give thy hand to Warwick;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, with thy hand, thy faith irrevocable,</div>
                     <div class="line">That only Warwick's daughter shall be thine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, I accept her, for she well deserves it;</div>
                     <div class="line">And here, to pledge my vow, I give my hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>He gives his hand to WARWICK</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING LEWIS XI</div>
                     <div class="line">Why stay we now? These soldiers shall be levied,</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou, Lord Bourbon, our high admiral,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shalt waft them over with our royal fleet.</div>
                     <div class="line">I long till Edward fall by war's mischance,</div>
                     <div class="line">For mocking marriage with a dame of France.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt all but WARWICK</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I came from Edward as ambassador,</div>
                     <div class="line">But I return his sworn and mortal foe:</div>
                     <div class="line">Matter of marriage was the charge he gave me,</div>
                     <div class="line">But dreadful war shall answer his demand.</div>
                     <div class="line">Had he none else to make a stale but me?</div>
                     <div class="line">Then none but I shall turn his jest to sorrow.</div>
                     <div class="line">I was the chief that raised him to the crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I'll be chief to bring him down again:</div>
                     <div class="line">Not that I pity Henry's misery,</div>
                     <div class="line">But seek revenge on Edward's mockery.</div>
                     <p>Exit</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.6">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 4. ACT IV</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  London. The palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  A plain in Warwickshire.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  Edward's camp, near Warwick.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV.  London. The palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.6">5. SCENE V.  A park near Middleham Castle In Yorkshire.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.7">6. SCENE VI.  London. The Tower.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.8">7. SCENE VII.  Before York.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.9">8. SCENE VIII.  London. The palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  London. The palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter GLOUCESTER, CLARENCE, SOMERSET, and MONTAGUE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Now tell me, brother Clarence, what think you</div>
                     <div class="line">Of this new marriage with the Lady Grey?</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath not our brother made a worthy choice?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, you know, 'tis far from hence to France;</div>
                     <div class="line">How could he stay till Warwick made return?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">My lords, forbear this talk; here comes the king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">And his well-chosen bride.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">I mind to tell him plainly what I think.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING EDWARD IV, attended; QUEEN
ELIZABETH, PEMBROKE, STAFFORD, HASTINGS, and others</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, brother of Clarence, how like you our choice,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you stand pensive, as half malcontent?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">As well as Lewis of France, or the Earl of Warwick,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which are so weak of courage and in judgment</div>
                     <div class="line">That they'll take no offence at our abuse.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Suppose they take offence without a cause,</div>
                     <div class="line">They are but Lewis and Warwick: I am Edward,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your king and Warwick's, and must have my will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">And shall have your will, because our king:</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet hasty marriage seldom proveth well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, brother Richard, are you offended too?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Not I:</div>
                     <div class="line">No, God forbid that I should wish them sever'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom God hath join'd together; ay, and 'twere pity</div>
                     <div class="line">To sunder them that yoke so well together.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Setting your scorns and your mislike aside,</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me some reason why the Lady Grey</div>
                     <div class="line">Should not become my wife and England's queen.</div>
                     <div class="line">And you too, Somerset and Montague,</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak freely what you think.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Then this is mine opinion: that King Lewis</div>
                     <div class="line">Becomes your enemy, for mocking him</div>
                     <div class="line">About the marriage of the Lady Bona.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">And Warwick, doing what you gave in charge,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is now dishonoured by this new marriage.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">What if both Lewis and Warwick be appeased</div>
                     <div class="line">By such invention as I can devise?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, to have join'd with France in such alliance</div>
                     <div class="line">Would more have strengthen'd this our commonwealth</div>
                     <div class="line">'Gainst foreign storms than any home-bred marriage.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HASTINGS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, knows not Montague that of itself</div>
                     <div class="line">England is safe, if true within itself?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">But the safer when 'tis back'd with France.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HASTINGS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis better using France than trusting France:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us be back'd with God and with the seas</div>
                     <div class="line">Which He hath given for fence impregnable,</div>
                     <div class="line">And with their helps only defend ourselves;</div>
                     <div class="line">In them and in ourselves our safety lies.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">For this one speech Lord Hastings well deserves</div>
                     <div class="line">To have the heir of the Lord Hungerford.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, what of that? it was my will and grant;</div>
                     <div class="line">And for this once my will shall stand for law.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet methinks your grace hath not done well,</div>
                     <div class="line">To give the heir and daughter of Lord Scales</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto the brother of your loving bride;</div>
                     <div class="line">She better would have fitted me or Clarence:</div>
                     <div class="line">But in your bride you bury brotherhood.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else you would not have bestow'd the heir</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the Lord Bonville on your new wife's son,</div>
                     <div class="line">And leave your brothers to go speed elsewhere.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, poor Clarence! is it for a wife</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou art malcontent? I will provide thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">In choosing for yourself, you show'd your judgment,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which being shallow, you give me leave</div>
                     <div class="line">To play the broker in mine own behalf;</div>
                     <div class="line">And to that end I shortly mind to leave you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Leave me, or tarry, Edward will be king,</div>
                     <div class="line">And not be tied unto his brother's will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN ELIZABETH</div>
                     <div class="line">My lords, before it pleased his majesty</div>
                     <div class="line">To raise my state to title of a queen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do me but right, and you must all confess</div>
                     <div class="line">That I was not ignoble of descent;</div>
                     <div class="line">And meaner than myself have had like fortune.</div>
                     <div class="line">But as this title honours me and mine,</div>
                     <div class="line">So your dislike, to whom I would be pleasing,</div>
                     <div class="line">Doth cloud my joys with danger and with sorrow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">My love, forbear to fawn upon their frowns:</div>
                     <div class="line">What danger or what sorrow can befall thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">So long as Edward is thy constant friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">And their true sovereign, whom they must obey?</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, whom they shall obey, and love thee too,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless they seek for hatred at my hands;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which if they do, yet will I keep thee safe,</div>
                     <div class="line">And they shall feel the vengeance of my wrath.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  I hear, yet say not much, but think the more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Post</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, messenger, what letters or what news</div>
                     <div class="line">From France?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Post</div>
                     <div class="line">My sovereign liege, no letters; and few words,</div>
                     <div class="line">But such as I, without your special pardon,</div>
                     <div class="line">Dare not relate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to, we pardon thee: therefore, in brief,</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me their words as near as thou canst guess them.</div>
                     <div class="line">What answer makes King Lewis unto our letters?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Post</div>
                     <div class="line">At my depart, these were his very words:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Go tell false Edward, thy supposed king,</div>
                     <div class="line">That Lewis of France is sending over masquers</div>
                     <div class="line">To revel it with him and his new bride.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Is Lewis so brave? belike he thinks me Henry.</div>
                     <div class="line">But what said Lady Bona to my marriage?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Post</div>
                     <div class="line">These were her words, utter'd with mad disdain:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tell him, in hope he'll prove a widower shortly,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll wear the willow garland for his sake.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">I blame not her, she could say little less;</div>
                     <div class="line">She had the wrong. But what said Henry's queen?</div>
                     <div class="line">For I have heard that she was there in place.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Post</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tell him,' quoth she, 'my mourning weeds are done,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I am ready to put armour on.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Belike she minds to play the Amazon.</div>
                     <div class="line">But what said Warwick to these injuries?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Post</div>
                     <div class="line">He, more incensed against your majesty</div>
                     <div class="line">Than all the rest, discharged me with these words:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tell him from me that he hath done me wrong,</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore I'll uncrown him ere't be long.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha! durst the traitor breathe out so proud words?</div>
                     <div class="line">Well I will arm me, being thus forewarn'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">They shall have wars and pay for their presumption.</div>
                     <div class="line">But say, is Warwick friends with Margaret?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Post</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, gracious sovereign; they are so link'd in</div>
                     <div class="line">friendship</div>
                     <div class="line">That young Prince Edward marries Warwick's daughter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Belike the elder; Clarence will have the younger.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, brother king, farewell, and sit you fast,</div>
                     <div class="line">For I will hence to Warwick's other daughter;</div>
                     <div class="line">That, though I want a kingdom, yet in marriage</div>
                     <div class="line">I may not prove inferior to yourself.</div>
                     <div class="line">You that love me and Warwick, follow me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit CLARENCE, and SOMERSET follows</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  Not I:</div>
                     <div class="line">My thoughts aim at a further matter; I</div>
                     <div class="line">Stay not for the love of Edward, but the crown.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Clarence and Somerset both gone to Warwick!</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet am I arm'd against the worst can happen;</div>
                     <div class="line">And haste is needful in this desperate case.</div>
                     <div class="line">Pembroke and Stafford, you in our behalf</div>
                     <div class="line">Go levy men, and make prepare for war;</div>
                     <div class="line">They are already, or quickly will be landed:</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself in person will straight follow you.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt PEMBROKE and STAFFORD</p>
                     <div class="line">But, ere I go, Hastings and Montague,</div>
                     <div class="line">Resolve my doubt. You twain, of all the rest,</div>
                     <div class="line">Are near to Warwick by blood and by alliance:</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me if you love Warwick more than me?</div>
                     <div class="line">If it be so, then both depart to him;</div>
                     <div class="line">I rather wish you foes than hollow friends:</div>
                     <div class="line">But if you mind to hold your true obedience,</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me assurance with some friendly vow,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I may never have you in suspect.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">So God help Montague as he proves true!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HASTINGS</div>
                     <div class="line">And Hastings as he favours Edward's cause!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, brother Richard, will you stand by us?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, in despite of all that shall withstand you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, so! then am I sure of victory.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now therefore let us hence; and lose no hour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till we meet Warwick with his foreign power.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  A plain in Warwickshire.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter WARWICK and OXFORD, with French soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Trust me, my lord, all hitherto goes well;</div>
                     <div class="line">The common people by numbers swarm to us.</div>
                     <p>Enter CLARENCE and SOMERSET</p>
                     <div class="line">But see where Somerset and Clarence come!</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak suddenly, my lords, are we all friends?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Fear not that, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, gentle Clarence, welcome unto Warwick;</div>
                     <div class="line">And welcome, Somerset: I hold it cowardice</div>
                     <div class="line">To rest mistrustful where a noble heart</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath pawn'd an open hand in sign of love;</div>
                     <div class="line">Else might I think that Clarence, Edward's brother,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were but a feigned friend to our proceedings:</div>
                     <div class="line">But welcome, sweet Clarence; my daughter shall be thine.</div>
                     <div class="line">And now what rests but, in night's coverture,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy brother being carelessly encamp'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">His soldiers lurking in the towns about,</div>
                     <div class="line">And but attended by a simple guard,</div>
                     <div class="line">We may surprise and take him at our pleasure?</div>
                     <div class="line">Our scouts have found the adventure very easy:</div>
                     <div class="line">That as Ulysses and stout Diomede</div>
                     <div class="line">With sleight and manhood stole to Rhesus' tents,</div>
                     <div class="line">And brought from thence the Thracian fatal steeds,</div>
                     <div class="line">So we, well cover'd with the night's black mantle,</div>
                     <div class="line">At unawares may beat down Edward's guard</div>
                     <div class="line">And seize himself; I say not, slaughter him,</div>
                     <div class="line">For I intend but only to surprise him.</div>
                     <div class="line">You that will follow me to this attempt,</div>
                     <div class="line">Applaud the name of Henry with your leader.</div>
                     <p>They all cry, 'Henry!'</p>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, let's on our way in silent sort:</div>
                     <div class="line">For Warwick and his friends, God and Saint George!</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  Edward's camp, near Warwick.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter three Watchmen, to guard KING EDWARD IV's tent</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, my masters, each man take his stand:</div>
                     <div class="line">The king by this is set him down to sleep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">What, will he not to bed?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, no; for he hath made a solemn vow</div>
                     <div class="line">Never to lie and take his natural rest</div>
                     <div class="line">Till Warwick or himself be quite suppress'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">To-morrow then belike shall be the day,</div>
                     <div class="line">If Warwick be so near as men report.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">But say, I pray, what nobleman is that</div>
                     <div class="line">That with the king here resteth in his tent?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis the Lord Hastings, the king's chiefest friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">O, is it so? But why commands the king</div>
                     <div class="line">That his chief followers lodge in towns about him,</div>
                     <div class="line">While he himself keeps in the cold field?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis the more honour, because more dangerous.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but give me worship and quietness;</div>
                     <div class="line">I like it better than a dangerous honour.</div>
                     <div class="line">If Warwick knew in what estate he stands,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis to be doubted he would waken him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless our halberds did shut up his passage.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, wherefore else guard we his royal tent,</div>
                     <div class="line">But to defend his person from night-foes?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter WARWICK, CLARENCE, OXFORD, SOMERSET, and
French soldiers, silent all</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">This is his tent; and see where stand his guard.</div>
                     <div class="line">Courage, my masters! honour now or never!</div>
                     <div class="line">But follow me, and Edward shall be ours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Who goes there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Watchman</div>
                     <div class="line">Stay, or thou diest!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>WARWICK and the rest cry all, 'Warwick! Warwick!'
and set upon the Guard, who fly, crying, 'Arm!
arm!' WARWICK and the rest following them</p>
               <p>The drum playing and trumpet sounding, reenter
WARWICK, SOMERSET, and the rest, bringing KING
EDWARD IV out in his gown, sitting in a chair.
RICHARD and HASTINGS fly over the stage</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">What are they that fly there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Richard and Hastings: let them go; here is The duke.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">The duke! Why, Warwick, when we parted,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou call'dst me king.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but the case is alter'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">When you disgraced me in my embassade,</div>
                     <div class="line">Then I degraded you from being king,</div>
                     <div class="line">And come now to create you Duke of York.</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas! how should you govern any kingdom,</div>
                     <div class="line">That know not how to use ambassadors,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor how to be contented with one wife,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor how to use your brothers brotherly,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor how to study for the people's welfare,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor how to shroud yourself from enemies?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, brother of Clarence, are thou here too?</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, then I see that Edward needs must down.</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, Warwick, in despite of all mischance,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of thee thyself and all thy complices,</div>
                     <div class="line">Edward will always bear himself as king:</div>
                     <div class="line">Though fortune's malice overthrow my state,</div>
                     <div class="line">My mind exceeds the compass of her wheel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, for his mind, be Edward England's king:</div>
                     <p>Takes off his crown</p>
                     <div class="line">But Henry now shall wear the English crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">And be true king indeed, thou but the shadow.</div>
                     <div class="line">My Lord of Somerset, at my request,</div>
                     <div class="line">See that forthwith Duke Edward be convey'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto my brother, Archbishop of York.</div>
                     <div class="line">When I have fought with Pembroke and his fellows,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll follow you, and tell what answer</div>
                     <div class="line">Lewis and the Lady Bona send to him.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, for a while farewell, good Duke of York.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They lead him out forcibly</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">What fates impose, that men must needs abide;</div>
                     <div class="line">It boots not to resist both wind and tide.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit, guarded</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">What now remains, my lords, for us to do</div>
                     <div class="line">But march to London with our soldiers?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, that's the first thing that we have to do;</div>
                     <div class="line">To free King Henry from imprisonment</div>
                     <div class="line">And see him seated in the regal throne.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  London. The palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter QUEEN ELIZABETH and RIVERS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RIVERS</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, what makes you in this sudden change?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN ELIZABETH</div>
                     <div class="line">Why brother Rivers, are you yet to learn</div>
                     <div class="line">What late misfortune is befall'n King Edward?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RIVERS</div>
                     <div class="line">What! loss of some pitch'd battle against Warwick?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN ELIZABETH</div>
                     <div class="line">No, but the loss of his own royal person.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RIVERS</div>
                     <div class="line">Then is my sovereign slain?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN ELIZABETH</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, almost slain, for he is taken prisoner,</div>
                     <div class="line">Either betray'd by falsehood of his guard</div>
                     <div class="line">Or by his foe surprised at unawares:</div>
                     <div class="line">And, as I further have to understand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is new committed to the Bishop of York,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fell Warwick's brother and by that our foe.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RIVERS</div>
                     <div class="line">These news I must confess are full of grief;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, gracious madam, bear it as you may:</div>
                     <div class="line">Warwick may lose, that now hath won the day.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN ELIZABETH</div>
                     <div class="line">Till then fair hope must hinder life's decay.</div>
                     <div class="line">And I the rather wean me from despair</div>
                     <div class="line">For love of Edward's offspring in my womb:</div>
                     <div class="line">This is it that makes me bridle passion</div>
                     <div class="line">And bear with mildness my misfortune's cross;</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, ay, for this I draw in many a tear</div>
                     <div class="line">And stop the rising of blood-sucking sighs,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest with my sighs or tears I blast or drown</div>
                     <div class="line">King Edward's fruit, true heir to the English crown.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RIVERS</div>
                     <div class="line">But, madam, where is Warwick then become?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN ELIZABETH</div>
                     <div class="line">I am inform'd that he comes towards London,</div>
                     <div class="line">To set the crown once more on Henry's head:</div>
                     <div class="line">Guess thou the rest; King Edward's friends must down,</div>
                     <div class="line">But, to prevent the tyrant's violence,--</div>
                     <div class="line">For trust not him that hath once broken faith,--</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll hence forthwith unto the sanctuary,</div>
                     <div class="line">To save at least the heir of Edward's right:</div>
                     <div class="line">There shall I rest secure from force and fraud.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, therefore, let us fly while we may fly:</div>
                     <div class="line">If Warwick take us we are sure to die.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.6">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>5. SCENE V.  A park near Middleham Castle In Yorkshire.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter GLOUCESTER, HASTINGS, and STANLEY</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, my Lord Hastings and Sir William Stanley,</div>
                     <div class="line">Leave off to wonder why I drew you hither,</div>
                     <div class="line">Into this chiefest thicket of the park.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus stands the case: you know our king, my brother,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is prisoner to the bishop here, at whose hands</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath good usage and great liberty,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, often but attended with weak guard,</div>
                     <div class="line">Comes hunting this way to disport himself.</div>
                     <div class="line">I have advertised him by secret means</div>
                     <div class="line">That if about this hour he make his way</div>
                     <div class="line">Under the colour of his usual game,</div>
                     <div class="line">He shall here find his friends with horse and men</div>
                     <div class="line">To set him free from his captivity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter KING EDWARD IV and a Huntsman with him</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Huntsman</div>
                     <div class="line">This way, my lord; for this way lies the game.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, this way, man: see where the huntsmen stand.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, brother of Gloucester, Lord Hastings, and the rest,</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand you thus close, to steal the bishop's deer?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Brother, the time and case requireth haste:</div>
                     <div class="line">Your horse stands ready at the park-corner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">But whither shall we then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HASTINGS</div>
                     <div class="line">To Lynn, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">And ship from thence to Flanders.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Well guess'd, believe me; for that was my meaning.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Stanley, I will requite thy forwardness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">But wherefore stay we? 'tis no time to talk.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Huntsman, what say'st thou? wilt thou go along?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Huntsman</div>
                     <div class="line">Better do so than tarry and be hang'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Come then, away; let's ha' no more ado.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Bishop, farewell: shield thee from Warwick's frown;</div>
                     <div class="line">And pray that I may repossess the crown.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.7">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>6. SCENE VI.  London. The Tower.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING HENRY VI, CLARENCE, WARWICK,
SOMERSET, HENRY OF RICHMOND, OXFORD, MONTAGUE, and
Lieutenant of the Tower</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Master lieutenant, now that God and friends</div>
                     <div class="line">Have shaken Edward from the regal seat,</div>
                     <div class="line">And turn'd my captive state to liberty,</div>
                     <div class="line">My fear to hope, my sorrows unto joys,</div>
                     <div class="line">At our enlargement what are thy due fees?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Lieutenant</div>
                     <div class="line">Subjects may challenge nothing of their sovereigns;</div>
                     <div class="line">But if an humble prayer may prevail,</div>
                     <div class="line">I then crave pardon of your majesty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">For what, lieutenant? for well using me?</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, be thou sure I'll well requite thy kindness,</div>
                     <div class="line">For that it made my imprisonment a pleasure;</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, such a pleasure as incaged birds</div>
                     <div class="line">Conceive when after many moody thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">At last by notes of household harmony</div>
                     <div class="line">They quite forget their loss of liberty.</div>
                     <div class="line">But, Warwick, after God, thou set'st me free,</div>
                     <div class="line">And chiefly therefore I thank God and thee;</div>
                     <div class="line">He was the author, thou the instrument.</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, that I may conquer fortune's spite</div>
                     <div class="line">By living low, where fortune cannot hurt me,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that the people of this blessed land</div>
                     <div class="line">May not be punish'd with my thwarting stars,</div>
                     <div class="line">Warwick, although my head still wear the crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">I here resign my government to thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">For thou art fortunate in all thy deeds.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Your grace hath still been famed for virtuous;</div>
                     <div class="line">And now may seem as wise as virtuous,</div>
                     <div class="line">By spying and avoiding fortune's malice,</div>
                     <div class="line">For few men rightly temper with the stars:</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet in this one thing let me blame your grace,</div>
                     <div class="line">For choosing me when Clarence is in place.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Warwick, thou art worthy of the sway,</div>
                     <div class="line">To whom the heavens in thy nativity</div>
                     <div class="line">Adjudged an olive branch and laurel crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">As likely to be blest in peace and war;</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore I yield thee my free consent.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And I choose Clarence only for protector.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Warwick and Clarence give me both your hands:</div>
                     <div class="line">Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts,</div>
                     <div class="line">That no dissension hinder government:</div>
                     <div class="line">I make you both protectors of this land,</div>
                     <div class="line">While I myself will lead a private life</div>
                     <div class="line">And in devotion spend my latter days,</div>
                     <div class="line">To sin's rebuke and my Creator's praise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">What answers Clarence to his sovereign's will?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">That he consents, if Warwick yield consent;</div>
                     <div class="line">For on thy fortune I repose myself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, though loath, yet must I be content:</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll yoke together, like a double shadow</div>
                     <div class="line">To Henry's body, and supply his place;</div>
                     <div class="line">I mean, in bearing weight of government,</div>
                     <div class="line">While he enjoys the honour and his ease.</div>
                     <div class="line">And, Clarence, now then it is more than needful</div>
                     <div class="line">Forthwith that Edward be pronounced a traitor,</div>
                     <div class="line">And all his lands and goods be confiscate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">What else? and that succession be determined.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, therein Clarence shall not want his part.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">But, with the first of all your chief affairs,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me entreat, for I command no more,</div>
                     <div class="line">That Margaret your queen and my son Edward</div>
                     <div class="line">Be sent for, to return from France with speed;</div>
                     <div class="line">For, till I see them here, by doubtful fear</div>
                     <div class="line">My joy of liberty is half eclipsed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall be done, my sovereign, with all speed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">My Lord of Somerset, what youth is that,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of whom you seem to have so tender care?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">My liege, it is young Henry, earl of Richmond.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Come hither, England's hope.</div>
                     <p>Lays his hand on his head</p>
                     <div class="line">If secret powers</div>
                     <div class="line">Suggest but truth to my divining thoughts,</div>
                     <div class="line">This pretty lad will prove our country's bliss.</div>
                     <div class="line">His looks are full of peaceful majesty,</div>
                     <div class="line">His head by nature framed to wear a crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">His hand to wield a sceptre, and himself</div>
                     <div class="line">Likely in time to bless a regal throne.</div>
                     <div class="line">Make much of him, my lords, for this is he</div>
                     <div class="line">Must help you more than you are hurt by me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Post</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">What news, my friend?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Post</div>
                     <div class="line">That Edward is escaped from your brother,</div>
                     <div class="line">And fled, as he hears since, to Burgundy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Unsavoury news! but how made he escape?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Post</div>
                     <div class="line">He was convey'd by Richard Duke of Gloucester</div>
                     <div class="line">And the Lord Hastings, who attended him</div>
                     <div class="line">In secret ambush on the forest side</div>
                     <div class="line">And from the bishop's huntsmen rescued him;</div>
                     <div class="line">For hunting was his daily exercise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">My brother was too careless of his charge.</div>
                     <div class="line">But let us hence, my sovereign, to provide</div>
                     <div class="line">A salve for any sore that may betide.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt all but SOMERSET, HENRY OF RICHMOND, and OXFORD</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, I like not of this flight of Edward's;</div>
                     <div class="line">For doubtless Burgundy will yield him help,</div>
                     <div class="line">And we shall have more wars before 't be long.</div>
                     <div class="line">As Henry's late presaging prophecy</div>
                     <div class="line">Did glad my heart with hope of this young Richmond,</div>
                     <div class="line">So doth my heart misgive me, in these conflicts</div>
                     <div class="line">What may befall him, to his harm and ours:</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, Lord Oxford, to prevent the worst,</div>
                     <div class="line">Forthwith we'll send him hence to Brittany,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till storms be past of civil enmity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, for if Edward repossess the crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis like that Richmond with the rest shall down.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall be so; he shall to Brittany.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, therefore, let's about it speedily.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.8">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>7. SCENE VII.  Before York.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING EDWARD IV, GLOUCESTER,
HASTINGS, and Soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, brother Richard, Lord Hastings, and the rest,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet thus far fortune maketh us amends,</div>
                     <div class="line">And says that once more I shall interchange</div>
                     <div class="line">My waned state for Henry's regal crown.</div>
                     <div class="line">Well have we pass'd and now repass'd the seas</div>
                     <div class="line">And brought desired help from Burgundy:</div>
                     <div class="line">What then remains, we being thus arrived</div>
                     <div class="line">From Ravenspurgh haven before the gates of York,</div>
                     <div class="line">But that we enter, as into our dukedom?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">The gates made fast! Brother, I like not this;</div>
                     <div class="line">For many men that stumble at the threshold</div>
                     <div class="line">Are well foretold that danger lurks within.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Tush, man, abodements must not now affright us:</div>
                     <div class="line">By fair or foul means we must enter in,</div>
                     <div class="line">For hither will our friends repair to us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HASTINGS</div>
                     <div class="line">My liege, I'll knock once more to summon them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter, on the walls, the Mayor of York, and his Brethren</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Mayor</div>
                     <div class="line">My lords, we were forewarned of your coming,</div>
                     <div class="line">And shut the gates for safety of ourselves;</div>
                     <div class="line">For now we owe allegiance unto Henry.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">But, master mayor, if Henry be your king,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet Edward at the least is Duke of York.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Mayor</div>
                     <div class="line">True, my good lord; I know you for no less.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, and I challenge nothing but my dukedom,</div>
                     <div class="line">As being well content with that alone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  But when the fox hath once got in his nose,</div>
                     <div class="line">He'll soon find means to make the body follow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HASTINGS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, master mayor, why stand you in a doubt?</div>
                     <div class="line">Open the gates; we are King Henry's friends.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Mayor</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, say you so? the gates shall then be open'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They descend</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">A wise stout captain, and soon persuaded!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HASTINGS</div>
                     <div class="line">The good old man would fain that all were well,</div>
                     <div class="line">So 'twere not 'long of him; but being enter'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">I doubt not, I, but we shall soon persuade</div>
                     <div class="line">Both him and all his brothers unto reason.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter the Mayor and two Aldermen, below</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">So, master mayor: these gates must not be shut</div>
                     <div class="line">But in the night or in the time of war.</div>
                     <div class="line">What! fear not, man, but yield me up the keys;</div>
                     <p>Takes his keys</p>
                     <div class="line">For Edward will defend the town and thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">And all those friends that deign to follow me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>March. Enter MONTGOMERY, with drum and soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Brother, this is Sir John Montgomery,</div>
                     <div class="line">Our trusty friend, unless I be deceived.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, Sir John! But why come you in arms?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">To help King Edward in his time of storm,</div>
                     <div class="line">As every loyal subject ought to do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Thanks, good Montgomery; but we now forget</div>
                     <div class="line">Our title to the crown and only claim</div>
                     <div class="line">Our dukedom till God please to send the rest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">Then fare you well, for I will hence again:</div>
                     <div class="line">I came to serve a king and not a duke.</div>
                     <div class="line">Drummer, strike up, and let us march away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>The drum begins to march</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, stay, Sir John, awhile, and we'll debate</div>
                     <div class="line">By what safe means the crown may be recover'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">What talk you of debating? in few words,</div>
                     <div class="line">If you'll not here proclaim yourself our king,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll leave you to your fortune and be gone</div>
                     <div class="line">To keep them back that come to succor you:</div>
                     <div class="line">Why shall we fight, if you pretend no title?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, brother, wherefore stand you on nice points?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">When we grow stronger, then we'll make our claim:</div>
                     <div class="line">Till then, 'tis wisdom to conceal our meaning.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HASTINGS</div>
                     <div class="line">Away with scrupulous wit! now arms must rule.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">And fearless minds climb soonest unto crowns.</div>
                     <div class="line">Brother, we will proclaim you out of hand:</div>
                     <div class="line">The bruit thereof will bring you many friends.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Then be it as you will; for 'tis my right,</div>
                     <div class="line">And Henry but usurps the diadem.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, now my sovereign speaketh like himself;</div>
                     <div class="line">And now will I be Edward's champion.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">HASTINGS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sound trumpet; Edward shall be here proclaim'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, fellow-soldier, make thou proclamation.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Edward the Fourth, by the grace of God, king of</div>
                     <div class="line">England and France, and lord of Ireland, &c.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">And whosoe'er gainsays King Edward's right,</div>
                     <div class="line">By this I challenge him to single fight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Throws down his gauntlet</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">Long live Edward the Fourth!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Thanks, brave Montgomery; and thanks unto you all:</div>
                     <div class="line">If fortune serve me, I'll requite this kindness.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, for this night, let's harbour here in York;</div>
                     <div class="line">And when the morning sun shall raise his car</div>
                     <div class="line">Above the border of this horizon,</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll forward towards Warwick and his mates;</div>
                     <div class="line">For well I wot that Henry is no soldier.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, froward Clarence! how evil it beseems thee</div>
                     <div class="line">To flatter Henry and forsake thy brother!</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, as we may, we'll meet both thee and Warwick.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, brave soldiers: doubt not of the day,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, that once gotten, doubt not of large pay.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.9">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>8. SCENE VIII.  London. The palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING HENRY VI, WARWICK, MONTAGUE,
CLARENCE, EXETER, and OXFORD</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">What counsel, lords? Edward from Belgia,</div>
                     <div class="line">With hasty Germans and blunt Hollanders,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath pass'd in safety through the narrow seas,</div>
                     <div class="line">And with his troops doth march amain to London;</div>
                     <div class="line">And many giddy people flock to him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's levy men, and beat him back again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">A little fire is quickly trodden out;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, being suffer'd, rivers cannot quench.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">In Warwickshire I have true-hearted friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not mutinous in peace, yet bold in war;</div>
                     <div class="line">Those will I muster up: and thou, son Clarence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shalt stir up in Suffolk, Norfolk, and in Kent,</div>
                     <div class="line">The knights and gentlemen to come with thee:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou, brother Montague, in Buckingham,</div>
                     <div class="line">Northampton and in Leicestershire, shalt find</div>
                     <div class="line">Men well inclined to hear what thou command'st:</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou, brave Oxford, wondrous well beloved,</div>
                     <div class="line">In Oxfordshire shalt muster up thy friends.</div>
                     <div class="line">My sovereign, with the loving citizens,</div>
                     <div class="line">Like to his island girt in with the ocean,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or modest Dian circled with her nymphs,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall rest in London till we come to him.</div>
                     <div class="line">Fair lords, take leave and stand not to reply.</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, my sovereign.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, my Hector, and my Troy's true hope.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">In sign of truth, I kiss your highness' hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Well-minded Clarence, be thou fortunate!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">Comfort, my lord; and so I take my leave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">And thus I seal my truth, and bid adieu.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet Oxford, and my loving Montague,</div>
                     <div class="line">And all at once, once more a happy farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, sweet lords: let's meet at Coventry.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt all but KING HENRY VI and EXETER</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Here at the palace I will rest awhile.</div>
                     <div class="line">Cousin of Exeter, what thinks your lordship?</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks the power that Edward hath in field</div>
                     <div class="line">Should not be able to encounter mine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">The doubt is that he will seduce the rest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">That's not my fear; my meed hath got me fame:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have not stopp'd mine ears to their demands,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor posted off their suits with slow delays;</div>
                     <div class="line">My pity hath been balm to heal their wounds,</div>
                     <div class="line">My mildness hath allay'd their swelling griefs,</div>
                     <div class="line">My mercy dried their water-flowing tears;</div>
                     <div class="line">I have not been desirous of their wealth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor much oppress'd them with great subsidies.</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor forward of revenge, though they much err'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">Then why should they love Edward more than me?</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Exeter, these graces challenge grace:</div>
                     <div class="line">And when the lion fawns upon the lamb,</div>
                     <div class="line">The lamb will never cease to follow him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Shout within. 'A Lancaster! A Lancaster!'</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark, hark, my lord! what shouts are these?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter KING EDWARD IV, GLOUCESTER, and soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Seize on the shame-faced Henry, bear him hence;</div>
                     <div class="line">And once again proclaim us King of England.</div>
                     <div class="line">You are the fount that makes small brooks to flow:</div>
                     <div class="line">Now stops thy spring; my sea sha$l suck them dry,</div>
                     <div class="line">And swell so much the higher by their ebb.</div>
                     <div class="line">Hence with him to the Tower; let him not speak.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt some with KING HENRY VI</p>
                     <div class="line">And, lords, towards Coventry bend we our course</div>
                     <div class="line">Where peremptory Warwick now remains:</div>
                     <div class="line">The sun shines hot; and, if we use delay,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cold biting winter mars our hoped-for hay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Away betimes, before his forces join,</div>
                     <div class="line">And take the great-grown traitor unawares:</div>
                     <div class="line">Brave warriors, march amain towards Coventry.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.7">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 5. ACT V</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  Coventry.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  A field of battle near Barnet.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  Another part of the field.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  Plains near Tewksbury.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.6">5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.7">6. SCENE VI.  London. The Tower.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.8">7. SCENE VII.  London. The palace.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Coventry.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter WARWICK, the Mayor of Coventry, two Messengers,
and others upon the walls</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is the post that came from valiant Oxford?</div>
                     <div class="line">How far hence is thy lord, mine honest fellow?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">By this at Dunsmore, marching hitherward.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">How far off is our brother Montague?</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is the post that came from Montague?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">By this at Daintry, with a puissant troop.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter SIR JOHN SOMERVILLE</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Say, Somerville, what says my loving son?</div>
                     <div class="line">And, by thy guess, how nigh is Clarence now?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">At Southam I did leave him with his forces,</div>
                     <div class="line">And do expect him here some two hours hence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Drum heard</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Then Clarence is at hand, I hear his drum.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">It is not his, my lord; here Southam lies:</div>
                     <div class="line">The drum your honour hears marcheth from Warwick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Who should that be? belike, unlook'd-for friends.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">They are at hand, and you shall quickly know.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>March: flourish. Enter KING EDWARD IV, GLOUCESTER,
and soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, trumpet, to the walls, and sound a parle.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">See how the surly Warwick mans the wall!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">O unbid spite! is sportful Edward come?</div>
                     <div class="line">Where slept our scouts, or how are they seduced,</div>
                     <div class="line">That we could hear no news of his repair?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, Warwick, wilt thou ope the city gates,</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak gentle words and humbly bend thy knee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Call Edward king and at his hands beg mercy?</div>
                     <div class="line">And he shall pardon thee these outrages.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, rather, wilt thou draw thy forces hence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Confess who set thee up and pluck'd thee own,</div>
                     <div class="line">Call Warwick patron and be penitent?</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou shalt still remain the Duke of York.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">I thought, at least, he would have said the king;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or did he make the jest against his will?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Is not a dukedom, sir, a goodly gift?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, by my faith, for a poor earl to give:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll do thee service for so good a gift.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas I that gave the kingdom to thy brother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Why then 'tis mine, if but by Warwick's gift.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art no Atlas for so great a weight:</div>
                     <div class="line">And weakling, Warwick takes his gift again;</div>
                     <div class="line">And Henry is my king, Warwick his subject.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">But Warwick's king is Edward's prisoner:</div>
                     <div class="line">And, gallant Warwick, do but answer this:</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the body when the head is off?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, that Warwick had no more forecast,</div>
                     <div class="line">But, whiles he thought to steal the single ten,</div>
                     <div class="line">The king was slily finger'd from the deck!</div>
                     <div class="line">You left poor Henry at the Bishop's palace,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, ten to one, you'll meet him in the Tower.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis even so; yet you are Warwick still.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, Warwick, take the time; kneel down, kneel down:</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, when? strike now, or else the iron cools.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">I had rather chop this hand off at a blow,</div>
                     <div class="line">And with the other fling it at thy face,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than bear so low a sail, to strike to thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Sail how thou canst, have wind and tide thy friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">This hand, fast wound about thy coal-black hair</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall, whiles thy head is warm and new cut off,</div>
                     <div class="line">Write in the dust this sentence with thy blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Wind-changing Warwick now can change no more.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OXFORD, with drum and colours</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">O cheerful colours! see where Oxford comes!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Oxford, Oxford, for Lancaster!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>He and his forces enter the city</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">The gates are open, let us enter too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">So other foes may set upon our backs.</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand we in good array; for they no doubt</div>
                     <div class="line">Will issue out again and bid us battle:</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, the city being but of small defence,</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll quickly rouse the traitors in the same.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">O, welcome, Oxford! for we want thy help.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter MONTAGUE with drum and colours</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                     <div class="line">Montague, Montague, for Lancaster!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>He and his forces enter the city</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou and thy brother both shall buy this treason</div>
                     <div class="line">Even with the dearest blood your bodies bear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">The harder match'd, the greater victory:</div>
                     <div class="line">My mind presageth happy gain and conquest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter SOMERSET, with drum and colours</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">Somerset, Somerset, for Lancaster!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>He and his forces enter the city</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Two of thy name, both Dukes of Somerset,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have sold their lives unto the house of York;</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou shalt be the third if this sword hold.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CLARENCE, with drum and colours</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">And lo, where George of Clarence sweeps along,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of force enough to bid his brother battle;</div>
                     <div class="line">With whom an upright zeal to right prevails</div>
                     <div class="line">More than the nature of a brother's love!</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, Clarence, come; thou wilt, if Warwick call.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Father of Warwick, know you what this means?</div>
                     <p>Taking his red rose out of his hat</p>
                     <div class="line">Look here, I throw my infamy at thee</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not ruinate my father's house,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who gave his blood to lime the stones together,</div>
                     <div class="line">And set up Lancaster. Why, trow'st thou, Warwick,</div>
                     <div class="line">That Clarence is so harsh, so blunt, unnatural,</div>
                     <div class="line">To bend the fatal instruments of war</div>
                     <div class="line">Against his brother and his lawful king?</div>
                     <div class="line">Perhaps thou wilt object my holy oath:</div>
                     <div class="line">To keep that oath were more impiety</div>
                     <div class="line">Than Jephthah's, when he sacrificed his daughter.</div>
                     <div class="line">I am so sorry for my trespass made</div>
                     <div class="line">That, to deserve well at my brother's hands,</div>
                     <div class="line">I here proclaim myself thy mortal foe,</div>
                     <div class="line">With resolution, wheresoe'er I meet thee--</div>
                     <div class="line">As I will meet thee, if thou stir abroad--</div>
                     <div class="line">To plague thee for thy foul misleading me.</div>
                     <div class="line">And so, proud-hearted Warwick, I defy thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to my brother turn my blushing cheeks.</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon me, Edward, I will make amends:</div>
                     <div class="line">And, Richard, do not frown upon my faults,</div>
                     <div class="line">For I will henceforth be no more unconstant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Now welcome more, and ten times more beloved,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than if thou never hadst deserved our hate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, good Clarence; this is brotherlike.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">O passing traitor, perjured and unjust!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">What, Warwick, wilt thou leave the town and fight?</div>
                     <div class="line">Or shall we beat the stones about thine ears?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, I am not coop'd here for defence!</div>
                     <div class="line">I will away towards Barnet presently,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bid thee battle, Edward, if thou darest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, Warwick, Edward dares, and leads the way.</div>
                     <div class="line">Lords, to the field; Saint George and victory!</div>
                     <p>Exeunt King Edward and his company. March. Warwick
and his company follow</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  A field of battle near Barnet.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum and excursions. Enter KING EDWARD IV, bringing
forth WARWICK wounded</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">So, lie thou there: die thou, and die our fear;</div>
                     <div class="line">For Warwick was a bug that fear'd us all.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, Montague, sit fast; I seek for thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">That Warwick's bones may keep thine company.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, who is nigh? come to me, friend or foe,</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell me who is victor, York or Warwick?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why ask I that? my mangled body shows,</div>
                     <div class="line">My blood, my want of strength, my sick heart shows.</div>
                     <div class="line">That I must yield my body to the earth</div>
                     <div class="line">And, by my fall, the conquest to my foe.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus yields the cedar to the axe's edge,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose arms gave shelter to the princely eagle,</div>
                     <div class="line">Under whose shade the ramping lion slept,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose top-branch overpeer'd Jove's spreading tree</div>
                     <div class="line">And kept low shrubs from winter's powerful wind.</div>
                     <div class="line">These eyes, that now are dimm'd with death's black veil,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have been as piercing as the mid-day sun,</div>
                     <div class="line">To search the secret treasons of the world:</div>
                     <div class="line">The wrinkles in my brows, now filled with blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were liken'd oft to kingly sepulchres;</div>
                     <div class="line">For who lived king, but I could dig his grave?</div>
                     <div class="line">And who durst mine when Warwick bent his brow?</div>
                     <div class="line">Lo, now my glory smear'd in dust and blood!</div>
                     <div class="line">My parks, my walks, my manors that I had.</div>
                     <div class="line">Even now forsake me, and of all my lands</div>
                     <div class="line">Is nothing left me but my body's length.</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, what is pomp, rule, reign, but earth and dust?</div>
                     <div class="line">And, live we how we can, yet die we must.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OXFORD and SOMERSET</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, Warwick, Warwick! wert thou as we are.</div>
                     <div class="line">We might recover all our loss again;</div>
                     <div class="line">The queen from France hath brought a puissant power:</div>
                     <div class="line">Even now we heard the news: ah, could'st thou fly!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then I would not fly. Ah, Montague,</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou be there, sweet brother, take my hand.</div>
                     <div class="line">And with thy lips keep in my soul awhile!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou lovest me not; for, brother, if thou didst,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy tears would wash this cold congealed blood</div>
                     <div class="line">That glues my lips and will not let me speak.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come quickly, Montague, or I am dead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, Warwick! Montague hath breathed his last;</div>
                     <div class="line">And to the latest gasp cried out for Warwick,</div>
                     <div class="line">And said 'Commend me to my valiant brother.'</div>
                     <div class="line">And more he would have said, and more he spoke,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which sounded like a clamour in a vault,</div>
                     <div class="line">That mought not be distinguished; but at last</div>
                     <div class="line">I well might hear, delivered with a groan,</div>
                     <div class="line">'O, farewell, Warwick!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet rest his soul! Fly, lords, and save yourselves;</div>
                     <div class="line">For Warwick bids you all farewell to meet in heaven.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Dies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Away, away, to meet the queen's great power!</div>
                     <p>Here they bear away his body. Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  Another part of the field.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING EDWARD IV in triumph; with
GLOUCESTER, CLARENCE, and the rest</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus far our fortune keeps an upward course,</div>
                     <div class="line">And we are graced with wreaths of victory.</div>
                     <div class="line">But, in the midst of this bright-shining day,</div>
                     <div class="line">I spy a black, suspicious, threatening cloud,</div>
                     <div class="line">That will encounter with our glorious sun,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ere he attain his easeful western bed:</div>
                     <div class="line">I mean, my lords, those powers that the queen</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath raised in Gallia have arrived our coast</div>
                     <div class="line">And, as we hear, march on to fight with us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">A little gale will soon disperse that cloud</div>
                     <div class="line">And blow it to the source from whence it came:</div>
                     <div class="line">The very beams will dry those vapours up,</div>
                     <div class="line">For every cloud engenders not a storm.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">The queen is valued thirty thousand strong,</div>
                     <div class="line">And Somerset, with Oxford fled to her:</div>
                     <div class="line">If she have time to breathe be well assured</div>
                     <div class="line">Her faction will be full as strong as ours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">We are advertised by our loving friends</div>
                     <div class="line">That they do hold their course toward Tewksbury:</div>
                     <div class="line">We, having now the best at Barnet field,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will thither straight, for willingness rids way;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, as we march, our strength will be augmented</div>
                     <div class="line">In every county as we go along.</div>
                     <div class="line">Strike up the drum; cry 'Courage!' and away.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Plains near Tewksbury.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>March. Enter QUEEN MARGARET, PRINCE EDWARD,
SOMERSET, OXFORD, and soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Great lords, wise men ne'er sit and wail their loss,</div>
                     <div class="line">But cheerly seek how to redress their harms.</div>
                     <div class="line">What though the mast be now blown overboard,</div>
                     <div class="line">The cable broke, the holding-anchor lost,</div>
                     <div class="line">And half our sailors swallow'd in the flood?</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet lives our pilot still. Is't meet that he</div>
                     <div class="line">Should leave the helm and like a fearful lad</div>
                     <div class="line">With tearful eyes add water to the sea</div>
                     <div class="line">And give more strength to that which hath too much,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whiles, in his moan, the ship splits on the rock,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which industry and courage might have saved?</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, what a shame! ah, what a fault were this!</div>
                     <div class="line">Say Warwick was our anchor; what of that?</div>
                     <div class="line">And Montague our topmost; what of him?</div>
                     <div class="line">Our slaughter'd friends the tackles; what of these?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, is not Oxford here another anchor?</div>
                     <div class="line">And Somerset another goodly mast?</div>
                     <div class="line">The friends of France our shrouds and tacklings?</div>
                     <div class="line">And, though unskilful, why not Ned and I</div>
                     <div class="line">For once allow'd the skilful pilot's charge?</div>
                     <div class="line">We will not from the helm to sit and weep,</div>
                     <div class="line">But keep our course, though the rough wind say no,</div>
                     <div class="line">From shelves and rocks that threaten us with wreck.</div>
                     <div class="line">As good to chide the waves as speak them fair.</div>
                     <div class="line">And what is Edward but ruthless sea?</div>
                     <div class="line">What Clarence but a quicksand of deceit?</div>
                     <div class="line">And Richard but a ragged fatal rock?</div>
                     <div class="line">All these the enemies to our poor bark.</div>
                     <div class="line">Say you can swim; alas, 'tis but a while!</div>
                     <div class="line">Tread on the sand; why, there you quickly sink:</div>
                     <div class="line">Bestride the rock; the tide will wash you off,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else you famish; that's a threefold death.</div>
                     <div class="line">This speak I, lords, to let you understand,</div>
                     <div class="line">If case some one of you would fly from us,</div>
                     <div class="line">That there's no hoped-for mercy with the brothers</div>
                     <div class="line">More than with ruthless waves, with sands and rocks.</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, courage then! what cannot be avoided</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twere childish weakness to lament or fear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks a woman of this valiant spirit</div>
                     <div class="line">Should, if a coward heard her speak these words,</div>
                     <div class="line">Infuse his breast with magnanimity</div>
                     <div class="line">And make him, naked, foil a man at arms.</div>
                     <div class="line">I speak not this as doubting any here</div>
                     <div class="line">For did I but suspect a fearful man</div>
                     <div class="line">He should have leave to go away betimes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest in our need he might infect another</div>
                     <div class="line">And make him of like spirit to himself.</div>
                     <div class="line">If any such be here--as God forbid!--</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him depart before we need his help.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Women and children of so high a courage,</div>
                     <div class="line">And warriors faint! why, 'twere perpetual shame.</div>
                     <div class="line">O brave young prince! thy famous grandfather</div>
                     <div class="line">Doth live again in thee: long mayst thou live</div>
                     <div class="line">To bear his image and renew his glories!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">And he that will not fight for such a hope.</div>
                     <div class="line">Go home to bed, and like the owl by day,</div>
                     <div class="line">If he arise, be mock'd and wonder'd at.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Thanks, gentle Somerset; sweet Oxford, thanks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">And take his thanks that yet hath nothing else.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">Prepare you, lords, for Edward is at hand.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ready to fight; therefore be resolute.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">I thought no less: it is his policy</div>
                     <div class="line">To haste thus fast, to find us unprovided.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">But he's deceived; we are in readiness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">This cheers my heart, to see your forwardness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">Here pitch our battle; hence we will not budge.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish and march. Enter KING EDWARD IV, GLOUCESTER,
CLARENCE, and soldiers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Brave followers, yonder stands the thorny wood,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, by the heavens' assistance and your strength,</div>
                     <div class="line">Must by the roots be hewn up yet ere night.</div>
                     <div class="line">I need not add more fuel to your fire,</div>
                     <div class="line">For well I wot ye blaze to burn them out</div>
                     <div class="line">Give signal to the fight, and to it, lords!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Lords, knights, and gentlemen, what I should say</div>
                     <div class="line">My tears gainsay; for every word I speak,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ye see, I drink the water of mine eyes.</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, no more but this: Henry, your sovereign,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is prisoner to the foe; his state usurp'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">His realm a slaughter-house, his subjects slain,</div>
                     <div class="line">His statutes cancell'd and his treasure spent;</div>
                     <div class="line">And yonder is the wolf that makes this spoil.</div>
                     <div class="line">You fight in justice: then, in God's name, lords,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be valiant and give signal to the fight.</div>
                     <p>Alarum. Retreat. Excursions. Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.6">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING EDWARD IV, GLOUCESTER, CLARENCE,
and soldiers; with QUEEN MARGARET, OXFORD, and
SOMERSET, prisoners</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Now here a period of tumultuous broils.</div>
                     <div class="line">Away with Oxford to Hames Castle straight:</div>
                     <div class="line">For Somerset, off with his guilty head.</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, bear them hence; I will not hear them speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OXFORD</div>
                     <div class="line">For my part, I'll not trouble thee with words.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">SOMERSET</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor I, but stoop with patience to my fortune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt Oxford and Somerset, guarded</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">So part we sadly in this troublous world,</div>
                     <div class="line">To meet with joy in sweet Jerusalem.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Is proclamation made, that who finds Edward</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall have a high reward, and he his life?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">It is: and lo, where youthful Edward comes!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter soldiers, with PRINCE EDWARD</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Bring forth the gallant, let us hear him speak.</div>
                     <div class="line">What! can so young a thorn begin to prick?</div>
                     <div class="line">Edward, what satisfaction canst thou make</div>
                     <div class="line">For bearing arms, for stirring up my subjects,</div>
                     <div class="line">And all the trouble thou hast turn'd me to?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak like a subject, proud ambitious York!</div>
                     <div class="line">Suppose that I am now my father's mouth;</div>
                     <div class="line">Resign thy chair, and where I stand kneel thou,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whilst I propose the selfsame words to thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which traitor, thou wouldst have me answer to.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, that thy father had been so resolved!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">That you might still have worn the petticoat,</div>
                     <div class="line">And ne'er have stol'n the breech from Lancaster.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Let AEsop fable in a winter's night;</div>
                     <div class="line">His currish riddles sort not with this place.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, brat, I'll plague ye for that word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, thou wast born to be a plague to men.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">For God's sake, take away this captive scold.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, take away this scolding crookback rather.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, wilful boy, or I will charm your tongue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Untutor'd lad, thou art too malapert.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                     <div class="line">I know my duty; you are all undutiful:</div>
                     <div class="line">Lascivious Edward, and thou perjured George,</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou mis-shapen Dick, I tell ye all</div>
                     <div class="line">I am your better, traitors as ye are:</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou usurp'st my father's right and mine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Take that, thou likeness of this railer here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Stabs him</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Sprawl'st thou? take that, to end thy agony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Stabs him</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">And there's for twitting me with perjury.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Stabs him</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">O, kill me too!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, and shall.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Offers to kill her</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold, Richard, hold; for we have done too much.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Why should she live, to fill the world with words?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">What, doth she swoon? use means for her recovery.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Clarence, excuse me to the king my brother;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll hence to London on a serious matter:</div>
                     <div class="line">Ere ye come there, be sure to hear some news.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">What? what?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">The Tower, the Tower.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">O Ned, sweet Ned! speak to thy mother, boy!</div>
                     <div class="line">Canst thou not speak? O traitors! murderers!</div>
                     <div class="line">They that stabb'd Caesar shed no blood at all,</div>
                     <div class="line">Did not offend, nor were not worthy blame,</div>
                     <div class="line">If this foul deed were by to equal it:</div>
                     <div class="line">He was a man; this, in respect, a child:</div>
                     <div class="line">And men ne'er spend their fury on a child.</div>
                     <div class="line">What's worse than murderer, that I may name it?</div>
                     <div class="line">No, no, my heart will burst, and if I speak:</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will speak, that so my heart may burst.</div>
                     <div class="line">Butchers and villains! bloody cannibals!</div>
                     <div class="line">How sweet a plant have you untimely cropp'd!</div>
                     <div class="line">You have no children, butchers! if you had,</div>
                     <div class="line">The thought of them would have stirr'd up remorse:</div>
                     <div class="line">But if you ever chance to have a child,</div>
                     <div class="line">Look in his youth to have him so cut off</div>
                     <div class="line">As, deathmen, you have rid this sweet young prince!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Away with her; go, bear her hence perforce.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, never bear me hence, dispatch me here,</div>
                     <div class="line">Here sheathe thy sword, I'll pardon thee my death:</div>
                     <div class="line">What, wilt thou not? then, Clarence, do it thou.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, I will not do thee so much ease.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Good Clarence, do; sweet Clarence, do thou do it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">Didst thou not hear me swear I would not do it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but thou usest to forswear thyself:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas sin before, but now 'tis charity.</div>
                     <div class="line">What, wilt thou not? Where is that devil's butcher,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hard-favour'd Richard? Richard, where art thou?</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art not here: murder is thy alms-deed;</div>
                     <div class="line">Petitioners for blood thou ne'er put'st back.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Away, I say; I charge ye, bear her hence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                     <div class="line">So come to you and yours, as to this Prince!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit, led out forcibly</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Where's Richard gone?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">To London, all in post; and, as I guess,</div>
                     <div class="line">To make a bloody supper in the Tower.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">He's sudden, if a thing comes in his head.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now march we hence: discharge the common sort</div>
                     <div class="line">With pay and thanks, and let's away to London</div>
                     <div class="line">And see our gentle queen how well she fares:</div>
                     <div class="line">By this, I hope, she hath a son for me.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.7">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>6. SCENE VI.  London. The Tower.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter KING HENRY VI and GLOUCESTER, with the
Lieutenant, on the walls</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Good day, my lord. What, at your book so hard?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my good lord:--my lord, I should say rather;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis sin to flatter; 'good' was little better:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Good Gloucester' and 'good devil' were alike,</div>
                     <div class="line">And both preposterous; therefore, not 'good lord.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Sirrah, leave us to ourselves: we must confer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit Lieutenant</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">So flies the reckless shepherd from the wolf;</div>
                     <div class="line">So first the harmless sheep doth yield his fleece</div>
                     <div class="line">And next his throat unto the butcher's knife.</div>
                     <div class="line">What scene of death hath Roscius now to act?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind;</div>
                     <div class="line">The thief doth fear each bush an officer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">The bird that hath been limed in a bush,</div>
                     <div class="line">With trembling wings misdoubteth every bush;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I, the hapless male to one sweet bird,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have now the fatal object in my eye</div>
                     <div class="line">Where my poor young was limed, was caught and kill'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, what a peevish fool was that of Crete,</div>
                     <div class="line">That taught his son the office of a fowl!</div>
                     <div class="line">An yet, for all his wings, the fool was drown'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">I, Daedalus; my poor boy, Icarus;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy father, Minos, that denied our course;</div>
                     <div class="line">The sun that sear'd the wings of my sweet boy</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy brother Edward, and thyself the sea</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose envious gulf did swallow up his life.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ah, kill me with thy weapon, not with words!</div>
                     <div class="line">My breast can better brook thy dagger's point</div>
                     <div class="line">Than can my ears that tragic history.</div>
                     <div class="line">But wherefore dost thou come? is't for my life?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Think'st thou I am an executioner?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">A persecutor, I am sure, thou art:</div>
                     <div class="line">If murdering innocents be executing,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then thou art an executioner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy son I kill'd for his presumption.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Hadst thou been kill'd when first thou didst presume,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hadst not lived to kill a son of mine.</div>
                     <div class="line">And thus I prophesy, that many a thousand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which now mistrust no parcel of my fear,</div>
                     <div class="line">And many an old man's sigh and many a widow's,</div>
                     <div class="line">And many an orphan's water-standing eye--</div>
                     <div class="line">Men for their sons, wives for their husbands,</div>
                     <div class="line">And orphans for their parents timeless death--</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall rue the hour that ever thou wast born.</div>
                     <div class="line">The owl shriek'd at thy birth,--an evil sign;</div>
                     <div class="line">The night-crow cried, aboding luckless time;</div>
                     <div class="line">Dogs howl'd, and hideous tempest shook down trees;</div>
                     <div class="line">The raven rook'd her on the chimney's top,</div>
                     <div class="line">And chattering pies in dismal discords sung.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy mother felt more than a mother's pain,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, yet brought forth less than a mother's hope,</div>
                     <div class="line">To wit, an indigested and deformed lump,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not like the fruit of such a goodly tree.</div>
                     <div class="line">Teeth hadst thou in thy head when thou wast born,</div>
                     <div class="line">To signify thou camest to bite the world:</div>
                     <div class="line">And, if the rest be true which I have heard,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou camest--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll hear no more: die, prophet in thy speech:</div>
                     <p>Stabs him</p>
                     <div class="line">For this amongst the rest, was I ordain'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and for much more slaughter after this.</div>
                     <div class="line">God forgive my sins, and pardon thee!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Dies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">What, will the aspiring blood of Lancaster</div>
                     <div class="line">Sink in the ground? I thought it would have mounted.</div>
                     <div class="line">See how my sword weeps for the poor king's death!</div>
                     <div class="line">O, may such purple tears be alway shed</div>
                     <div class="line">From those that wish the downfall of our house!</div>
                     <div class="line">If any spark of life be yet remaining,</div>
                     <div class="line">Down, down to hell; and say I sent thee thither:</div>
                     <p>Stabs him again</p>
                     <div class="line">I, that have neither pity, love, nor fear.</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, 'tis true that Henry told me of;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I have often heard my mother say</div>
                     <div class="line">I came into the world with my legs forward:</div>
                     <div class="line">Had I not reason, think ye, to make haste,</div>
                     <div class="line">And seek their ruin that usurp'd our right?</div>
                     <div class="line">The midwife wonder'd and the women cried</div>
                     <div class="line">'O, Jesus bless us, he is born with teeth!'</div>
                     <div class="line">And so I was; which plainly signified</div>
                     <div class="line">That I should snarl and bite and play the dog.</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, since the heavens have shaped my body so,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let hell make crook'd my mind to answer it.</div>
                     <div class="line">I have no brother, I am like no brother;</div>
                     <div class="line">And this word 'love,' which graybeards call divine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be resident in men like one another</div>
                     <div class="line">And not in me: I am myself alone.</div>
                     <div class="line">Clarence, beware; thou keep'st me from the light:</div>
                     <div class="line">But I will sort a pitchy day for thee;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I will buz abroad such prophecies</div>
                     <div class="line">That Edward shall be fearful of his life,</div>
                     <div class="line">And then, to purge his fear, I'll be thy death.</div>
                     <div class="line">King Henry and the prince his son are gone:</div>
                     <div class="line">Clarence, thy turn is next, and then the rest,</div>
                     <div class="line">Counting myself but bad till I be best.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll throw thy body in another room</div>
                     <div class="line">And triumph, Henry, in thy day of doom.</div>
                     <p>Exit, with the body</p>
                     <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.8">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>7. SCENE VII.  London. The palace.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter KING EDWARD IV, QUEEN ELIZABETH,
CLARENCE, GLOUCESTER, HASTINGS, a Nurse with the
young Prince, and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Once more we sit in England's royal throne,</div>
                     <div class="line">Re-purchased with the blood of enemies.</div>
                     <div class="line">What valiant foemen, like to autumn's corn,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have we mow'd down, in tops of all their pride!</div>
                     <div class="line">Three Dukes of Somerset, threefold renown'd</div>
                     <div class="line">For hardy and undoubted champions;</div>
                     <div class="line">Two Cliffords, as the father and the son,</div>
                     <div class="line">And two Northumberlands; two braver men</div>
                     <div class="line">Ne'er spurr'd their coursers at the trumpet's sound;</div>
                     <div class="line">With them, the two brave bears, Warwick and Montague,</div>
                     <div class="line">That in their chains fetter'd the kingly lion</div>
                     <div class="line">And made the forest tremble when they roar'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus have we swept suspicion from our seat</div>
                     <div class="line">And made our footstool of security.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come hither, Bess, and let me kiss my boy.</div>
                     <div class="line">Young Ned, for thee, thine uncles and myself</div>
                     <div class="line">Have in our armours watch'd the winter's night,</div>
                     <div class="line">Went all afoot in summer's scalding heat,</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou mightst repossess the crown in peace;</div>
                     <div class="line">And of our labours thou shalt reap the gain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  I'll blast his harvest, if your head were laid;</div>
                     <div class="line">For yet I am not look'd on in the world.</div>
                     <div class="line">This shoulder was ordain'd so thick to heave;</div>
                     <div class="line">And heave it shall some weight, or break my back:</div>
                     <div class="line">Work thou the way,--and thou shalt execute.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Clarence and Gloucester, love my lovely queen;</div>
                     <div class="line">And kiss your princely nephew, brothers both.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">The duty that I owe unto your majesty</div>
                     <div class="line">I seal upon the lips of this sweet babe.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">QUEEN ELIZABETH</div>
                     <div class="line">Thanks, noble Clarence; worthy brother, thanks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GLOUCESTER</div>
                     <div class="line">And, that I love the tree from whence thou sprang'st,</div>
                     <div class="line">Witness the loving kiss I give the fruit.</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  To say the truth, so Judas kiss'd his master,</div>
                     <div class="line">And cried 'all hail!' when as he meant all harm.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Now am I seated as my soul delights,</div>
                     <div class="line">Having my country's peace and brothers' loves.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLARENCE</div>
                     <div class="line">What will your grace have done with Margaret?</div>
                     <div class="line">Reignier, her father, to the king of France</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath pawn'd the Sicils and Jerusalem,</div>
                     <div class="line">And hither have they sent it for her ransom.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">KING EDWARD IV</div>
                     <div class="line">Away with her, and waft her hence to France.</div>
                     <div class="line">And now what rests but that we spend the time</div>
                     <div class="line">With stately triumphs, mirthful comic shows,</div>
                     <div class="line">Such as befits the pleasure of the court?</div>
                     <div class="line">Sound drums and trumpets! farewell sour annoy!</div>
                     <div class="line">For here, I hope, begins our lasting joy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
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            <h1>The Third Part of Henry the Sixth</h1>
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         <div class="lists-of-titles">
            <div class="toc">
               <p>
                  <b>Table of Contents</b>
               </p>
               <ul class="toc">
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.2">1. Dramatis Personae</a>
                     </span>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.3">1. ACT I</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  London. The Parliament-house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Sandal Castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  Field of battle betwixt Sandal Castle and Wakefield.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  A plain near Mortimer's Cross in Herefordshire.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Before York.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A field of battle between Towton and Saxton, in Yorkshire.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.7">6. SCENE VI.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.5">3. ACT III</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  A forest in the north of England.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  London. The palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  France. KING LEWIS XI's palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.6">4. ACT IV</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  London. The palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  A plain in Warwickshire.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  Edward's camp, near Warwick.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.5">4. SCENE IV.  London. The palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.6">5. SCENE V.  A park near Middleham Castle In Yorkshire.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.7">6. SCENE VI.  London. The Tower.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.8">7. SCENE VII.  Before York.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.9">8. SCENE VIII.  London. The palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.7">5. ACT V</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  Coventry.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  A field of battle near Barnet.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  Plains near Tewksbury.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.6">5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.7">6. SCENE VI.  London. The Tower.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.8">7. SCENE VII.  London. The palace.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
               </ul>
            </div>
         </div>
         <div class="content">
            <article class="preface" id="R.1.2">
               <header class="preface-titlepage">
                  <h2>Dramatis Personae</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="content">
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">KING HENRY, the Sixth.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">EDWARD, PRINCE OF WALES, his son. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">KING LEWIS XI, King of France. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">DUKE OF SOMERSET</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">DUKE OF EXETER</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">EARL OF OXFORD</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">EARL OF WESTMORELAND</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">LORD CLIFFORD</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">RICHARD PLANTAGENET, Duke of York. </span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">EDWARD, Earl of March, afterwards King Edward IV.</span>
                              <span class="personname">EDMUND, Earl of Rutland.</span>
                              <span class="personname">GEORGE, afterwards Duke of</span>
                              <span class="personname">Clarence. </span>
                              <span class="personname">RICHARD afterwards Duke of</span>
                              <span class="personname">Gloucester.</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">his sons.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">DUKE OF NORFOLK</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">MARQUESS OF MONTAGUE</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">EARL OF WARWICK</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">EARL OF PEMBROKE</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">LORD HASTINGS</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">LORD STAFFORD</span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">SIR JOHN MORTIMER</span>
                              <span class="personname">SIR HUGH MORTIMER</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">uncles to the Duke of York.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">HENRY, Earl of Richmond, a youth.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">LORD RIVERS, brother to Lady Grey. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">SIR WILLIAM STANLEY</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">SIR JOHN MONTGOMERY</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">SIR JOHN SOMERVILLE</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Tutor to Rutland. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Mayor of York. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Lieutenant of the Tower. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">A Nobleman. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Two Keepers.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">A Huntsman. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">A Son that has killed his father. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">A Father that has killed his son. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">QUEEN MARGARET</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">LADY GREY, afterwards Queen to Edward IV. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">BONA, sister to the French Queen.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Soldiers, Attendants, Messengers, Watchmen, &c.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>SCENE  England and France.</p>
               </div>
            </article>
            <article class="chapter" id="R.1.3">
               <header class="chapter-titlepage">
                  <h2>Chapter 1. ACT I</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="lists-of-titles">
                  <div class="toc">
                     <p>
                        <b>Table of Contents</b>
                     </p>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  London. The Parliament-house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Sandal Castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  Field of battle betwixt Sandal Castle and Wakefield.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="content">
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>1. SCENE I.  London. The Parliament-house.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Alarum. Enter YORK, EDWARD, RICHARD, NORFOLK, MONTAGUE, WARWICK, and Soldiers</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">I wonder how the king escaped our hands.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">While we pursued the horsemen of the north,</div>
                              <div class="line">He slily stole away and left his men:</div>
                              <div class="line">Whereat the great Lord of Northumberland,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose warlike ears could never brook retreat,</div>
                              <div class="line">Cheer'd up the drooping army; and himself,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lord Clifford and Lord Stafford, all abreast,</div>
                              <div class="line">Charged our main battle's front, and breaking in</div>
                              <div class="line">Were by the swords of common soldiers slain.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Lord Stafford's father, Duke of Buckingham,</div>
                              <div class="line">Is either slain or wounded dangerously;</div>
                              <div class="line">I cleft his beaver with a downright blow:</div>
                              <div class="line">That this is true, father, behold his blood.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                              <div class="line">And, brother, here's the Earl of Wiltshire's blood,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whom I encounter'd as the battles join'd.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Speak thou for me and tell them what I did.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Throwing down SOMERSET's head</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Richard hath best deserved of all my sons.</div>
                              <div class="line">But is your grace dead, my Lord of Somerset?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORFOLK</div>
                              <div class="line">Such hope have all the line of John of Gaunt!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Thus do I hope to shake King Henry's head.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">And so do I. Victorious Prince of York,</div>
                              <div class="line">Before I see thee seated in that throne</div>
                              <div class="line">Which now the house of Lancaster usurps,</div>
                              <div class="line">I vow by heaven these eyes shall never close.</div>
                              <div class="line">This is the palace of the fearful king,</div>
                              <div class="line">And this the regal seat: possess it, York;</div>
                              <div class="line">For this is thine and not King Henry's heirs'</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Assist me, then, sweet Warwick, and I will;</div>
                              <div class="line">For hither we have broken in by force.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORFOLK</div>
                              <div class="line">We'll all assist you; he that flies shall die.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Thanks, gentle Norfolk: stay by me, my lords;</div>
                              <div class="line">And, soldiers, stay and lodge by me this night.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>They go up</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">And when the king comes, offer no violence,</div>
                              <div class="line">Unless he seek to thrust you out perforce.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">The queen this day here holds her parliament,</div>
                              <div class="line">But little thinks we shall be of her council:</div>
                              <div class="line">By words or blows here let us win our right.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Arm'd as we are, let's stay within this house.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">The bloody parliament shall this be call'd,</div>
                              <div class="line">Unless Plantagenet, Duke of York, be king,</div>
                              <div class="line">And bashful Henry deposed, whose cowardice</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath made us by-words to our enemies.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Then leave me not, my lords; be resolute;</div>
                              <div class="line">I mean to take possession of my right.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Neither the king, nor he that loves him best,</div>
                              <div class="line">The proudest he that holds up Lancaster,</div>
                              <div class="line">Dares stir a wing, if Warwick shake his bells.</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll plant Plantagenet, root him up who dares:</div>
                              <div class="line">Resolve thee, Richard; claim the English crown.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Flourish. Enter KING HENRY VI, CLIFFORD,
NORTHUMBERLAND, WESTMORELAND, EXETER, and the rest</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">My lords, look where the sturdy rebel sits,</div>
                              <div class="line">Even in the chair of state: belike he means,</div>
                              <div class="line">Back'd by the power of Warwick, that false peer,</div>
                              <div class="line">To aspire unto the crown and reign as king.</div>
                              <div class="line">Earl of Northumberland, he slew thy father.</div>
                              <div class="line">And thine, Lord Clifford; and you both have vow'd revenge</div>
                              <div class="line">On him, his sons, his favourites and his friends.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">If I be not, heavens be revenged on me!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">The hope thereof makes Clifford mourn in steel.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                              <div class="line">What, shall we suffer this? let's pluck him down:</div>
                              <div class="line">My heart for anger burns; I cannot brook it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Be patient, gentle Earl of Westmoreland.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Patience is for poltroons, such as he:</div>
                              <div class="line">He durst not sit there, had your father lived.</div>
                              <div class="line">My gracious lord, here in the parliament</div>
                              <div class="line">Let us assail the family of York.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Well hast thou spoken, cousin: be it so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, know you not the city favours them,</div>
                              <div class="line">And they have troops of soldiers at their beck?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                              <div class="line">But when the duke is slain, they'll quickly fly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Far be the thought of this from Henry's heart,</div>
                              <div class="line">To make a shambles of the parliament-house!</div>
                              <div class="line">Cousin of Exeter, frowns, words and threats</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall be the war that Henry means to use.</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou factious Duke of York, descend my throne,</div>
                              <div class="line">and kneel for grace and mercy at my feet;</div>
                              <div class="line">I am thy sovereign.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">I am thine.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                              <div class="line">For shame, come down: he made thee Duke of York.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">'Twas my inheritance, as the earldom was.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy father was a traitor to the crown.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Exeter, thou art a traitor to the crown</div>
                              <div class="line">In following this usurping Henry.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Whom should he follow but his natural king?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">True, Clifford; and that's Richard Duke of York.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">And shall I stand, and thou sit in my throne?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">It must and shall be so: content thyself.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Be Duke of Lancaster; let him be king.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                              <div class="line">He is both king and Duke of Lancaster;</div>
                              <div class="line">And that the Lord of Westmoreland shall maintain.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">And Warwick shall disprove it. You forget</div>
                              <div class="line">That we are those which chased you from the field</div>
                              <div class="line">And slew your fathers, and with colours spread</div>
                              <div class="line">March'd through the city to the palace gates.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Yes, Warwick, I remember it to my grief;</div>
                              <div class="line">And, by his soul, thou and thy house shall rue it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Plantagenet, of thee and these thy sons,</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy kinsman and thy friends, I'll have more lives</div>
                              <div class="line">Than drops of blood were in my father's veins.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Urge it no more; lest that, instead of words,</div>
                              <div class="line">I send thee, Warwick, such a messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">As shall revenge his death before I stir.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Poor Clifford! how I scorn his worthless threats!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Will you we show our title to the crown?</div>
                              <div class="line">If not, our swords shall plead it in the field.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">What title hast thou, traitor, to the crown?</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy father was, as thou art, Duke of York;</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy grandfather, Roger Mortimer, Earl of March:</div>
                              <div class="line">I am the son of Henry the Fifth,</div>
                              <div class="line">Who made the Dauphin and the French to stoop</div>
                              <div class="line">And seized upon their towns and provinces.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Talk not of France, sith thou hast lost it all.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">The lord protector lost it, and not I:</div>
                              <div class="line">When I was crown'd I was but nine months old.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">You are old enough now, and yet, methinks, you lose.</div>
                              <div class="line">Father, tear the crown from the usurper's head.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Sweet father, do so; set it on your head.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                              <div class="line">Good brother, as thou lovest and honourest arms,</div>
                              <div class="line">Let's fight it out and not stand cavilling thus.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Sound drums and trumpets, and the king will fly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Sons, peace!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Peace, thou! and give King Henry leave to speak.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Plantagenet shall speak first: hear him, lords;</div>
                              <div class="line">And be you silent and attentive too,</div>
                              <div class="line">For he that interrupts him shall not live.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Think'st thou that I will leave my kingly throne,</div>
                              <div class="line">Wherein my grandsire and my father sat?</div>
                              <div class="line">No: first shall war unpeople this my realm;</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, and their colours, often borne in France,</div>
                              <div class="line">And now in England to our heart's great sorrow,</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall be my winding-sheet. Why faint you, lords?</div>
                              <div class="line">My title's good, and better far than his.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Prove it, Henry, and thou shalt be king.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Henry the Fourth by conquest got the crown.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">'Twas by rebellion against his king.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>Aside</span>  I know not what to say; my title's weak.--</div>
                              <div class="line">Tell me, may not a king adopt an heir?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">What then?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">An if he may, then am I lawful king;</div>
                              <div class="line">For Richard, in the view of many lords,</div>
                              <div class="line">Resign'd the crown to Henry the Fourth,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose heir my father was, and I am his.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">He rose against him, being his sovereign,</div>
                              <div class="line">And made him to resign his crown perforce.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Suppose, my lords, he did it unconstrain'd,</div>
                              <div class="line">Think you 'twere prejudicial to his crown?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                              <div class="line">No; for he could not so resign his crown</div>
                              <div class="line">But that the next heir should succeed and reign.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Art thou against us, Duke of Exeter?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                              <div class="line">His is the right, and therefore pardon me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Why whisper you, my lords, and answer not?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                              <div class="line">My conscience tells me he is lawful king.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>Aside</span>  All will revolt from me, and turn to him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Plantagenet, for all the claim thou lay'st,</div>
                              <div class="line">Think not that Henry shall be so deposed.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Deposed he shall be, in despite of all.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou art deceived: 'tis not thy southern power,</div>
                              <div class="line">Of Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, nor of Kent,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which makes thee thus presumptuous and proud,</div>
                              <div class="line">Can set the duke up in despite of me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">King Henry, be thy title right or wrong,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lord Clifford vows to fight in thy defence:</div>
                              <div class="line">May that ground gape and swallow me alive,</div>
                              <div class="line">Where I shall kneel to him that slew my father!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">O Clifford, how thy words revive my heart!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Henry of Lancaster, resign thy crown.</div>
                              <div class="line">What mutter you, or what conspire you, lords?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Do right unto this princely Duke of York,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or I will fill the house with armed men,</div>
                              <div class="line">And over the chair of state, where now he sits,</div>
                              <div class="line">Write up his title with usurping blood.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>He stamps with his foot and the soldiers show
themselves</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">My Lord of Warwick, hear me but one word:</div>
                              <div class="line">Let me for this my life-time reign as king.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Confirm the crown to me and to mine heirs,</div>
                              <div class="line">And thou shalt reign in quiet while thou livest.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">I am content: Richard Plantagenet,</div>
                              <div class="line">Enjoy the kingdom after my decease.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">What wrong is this unto the prince your son!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">What good is this to England and himself!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Base, fearful and despairing Henry!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">How hast thou injured both thyself and us!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                              <div class="line">I cannot stay to hear these articles.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor I.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, cousin, let us tell the queen these news.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WESTMORELAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Farewell, faint-hearted and degenerate king,</div>
                              <div class="line">In whose cold blood no spark of honour bides.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Be thou a prey unto the house of York,</div>
                              <div class="line">And die in bands for this unmanly deed!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">In dreadful war mayst thou be overcome,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or live in peace abandon'd and despised!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt NORTHUMBERLAND, CLIFFORD, and WESTMORELAND</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Turn this way, Henry, and regard them not.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                              <div class="line">They seek revenge and therefore will not yield.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, Exeter!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Why should you sigh, my lord?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Not for myself, Lord Warwick, but my son,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whom I unnaturally shall disinherit.</div>
                              <div class="line">But be it as it may: I here entail</div>
                              <div class="line">The crown to thee and to thine heirs for ever;</div>
                              <div class="line">Conditionally, that here thou take an oath</div>
                              <div class="line">To cease this civil war, and, whilst I live,</div>
                              <div class="line">To honour me as thy king and sovereign,</div>
                              <div class="line">And neither by treason nor hostility</div>
                              <div class="line">To seek to put me down and reign thyself.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">This oath I willingly take and will perform.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">Long live King Henry! Plantagenet embrace him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">And long live thou and these thy forward sons!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Now York and Lancaster are reconciled.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                              <div class="line">Accursed be he that seeks to make them foes!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Sennet. Here they come down</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Farewell, my gracious lord; I'll to my castle.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">And I'll keep London with my soldiers.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORFOLK</div>
                              <div class="line">And I to Norfolk with my followers.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                              <div class="line">And I unto the sea from whence I came.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt YORK, EDWARD, EDMUND, GEORGE, RICHARD,
WARWICK, NORFOLK, MONTAGUE, their Soldiers, and
Attendants</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">And I, with grief and sorrow, to the court.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter QUEEN MARGARET and PRINCE EDWARD</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                              <div class="line">Here comes the queen, whose looks bewray her anger:</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll steal away.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Exeter, so will I.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, go not from me; I will follow thee.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Be patient, gentle queen, and I will stay.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">Who can be patient in such extremes?</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, wretched man! would I had died a maid</div>
                              <div class="line">And never seen thee, never borne thee son,</div>
                              <div class="line">Seeing thou hast proved so unnatural a father</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath he deserved to lose his birthright thus?</div>
                              <div class="line">Hadst thou but loved him half so well as I,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or felt that pain which I did for him once,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or nourish'd him as I did with my blood,</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou wouldst have left thy dearest heart-blood there,</div>
                              <div class="line">Rather than have that savage duke thine heir</div>
                              <div class="line">And disinherited thine only son.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Father, you cannot disinherit me:</div>
                              <div class="line">If you be king, why should not I succeed?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Pardon me, Margaret; pardon me, sweet son:</div>
                              <div class="line">The Earl of Warwick and the duke enforced me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">Enforced thee! art thou king, and wilt be forced?</div>
                              <div class="line">I shame to hear thee speak. Ah, timorous wretch!</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou hast undone thyself, thy son and me;</div>
                              <div class="line">And given unto the house of York such head</div>
                              <div class="line">As thou shalt reign but by their sufferance.</div>
                              <div class="line">To entail him and his heirs unto the crown,</div>
                              <div class="line">What is it, but to make thy sepulchre</div>
                              <div class="line">And creep into it far before thy time?</div>
                              <div class="line">Warwick is chancellor and the lord of Calais;</div>
                              <div class="line">Stern Falconbridge commands the narrow seas;</div>
                              <div class="line">The duke is made protector of the realm;</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet shalt thou be safe? such safety finds</div>
                              <div class="line">The trembling lamb environed with wolves.</div>
                              <div class="line">Had I been there, which am a silly woman,</div>
                              <div class="line">The soldiers should have toss'd me on their pikes</div>
                              <div class="line">Before I would have granted to that act.</div>
                              <div class="line">But thou preferr'st thy life before thine honour:</div>
                              <div class="line">And seeing thou dost, I here divorce myself</div>
                              <div class="line">Both from thy table, Henry, and thy bed,</div>
                              <div class="line">Until that act of parliament be repeal'd</div>
                              <div class="line">Whereby my son is disinherited.</div>
                              <div class="line">The northern lords that have forsworn thy colours</div>
                              <div class="line">Will follow mine, if once they see them spread;</div>
                              <div class="line">And spread they shall be, to thy foul disgrace</div>
                              <div class="line">And utter ruin of the house of York.</div>
                              <div class="line">Thus do I leave thee. Come, son, let's away;</div>
                              <div class="line">Our army is ready; come, we'll after them.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Stay, gentle Margaret, and hear me speak.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou hast spoke too much already: get thee gone.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Gentle son Edward, thou wilt stay with me?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, to be murder'd by his enemies.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PRINCE EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">When I return with victory from the field</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll see your grace: till then I'll follow her.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, son, away; we may not linger thus.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt QUEEN MARGARET and PRINCE EDWARD</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">KING HENRY VI</div>
                              <div class="line">Poor queen! how love to me and to her son</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath made her break out into terms of rage!</div>
                              <div class="line">Revenged may she be on that hateful duke,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose haughty spirit, winged with desire,</div>
                              <div class="line">Will cost my crown, and like an empty eagle</div>
                              <div class="line">Tire on the flesh of me and of my son!</div>
                              <div class="line">The loss of those three lords torments my heart:</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll write unto them and entreat them fair.</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, cousin you shall be the messenger.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EXETER</div>
                              <div class="line">And I, I hope, shall reconcile them all.</div>
                              <p>Exeunt</p>
                              <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>2. SCENE II.  Sandal Castle.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter RICHARD, EDWARD, and MONTAGUE</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Brother, though I be youngest, give me leave.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">No, I can better play the orator.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                              <div class="line">But I have reasons strong and forcible.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter YORK</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, how now, sons and brother! at a strife?</div>
                              <div class="line">What is your quarrel? how began it first?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">No quarrel, but a slight contention.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">About what?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">About that which concerns your grace and us;</div>
                              <div class="line">The crown of England, father, which is yours.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Mine boy? not till King Henry be dead.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Your right depends not on his life or death.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Now you are heir, therefore enjoy it now:</div>
                              <div class="line">By giving the house of Lancaster leave to breathe,</div>
                              <div class="line">It will outrun you, father, in the end.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">I took an oath that he should quietly reign.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">But for a kingdom any oath may be broken:</div>
                              <div class="line">I would break a thousand oaths to reign one year.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">No; God forbid your grace should be forsworn.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">I shall be, if I claim by open war.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll prove the contrary, if you'll hear me speak.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou canst not, son; it is impossible.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">An oath is of no moment, being not took</div>
                              <div class="line">Before a true and lawful magistrate,</div>
                              <div class="line">That hath authority over him that swears:</div>
                              <div class="line">Henry had none, but did usurp the place;</div>
                              <div class="line">Then, seeing 'twas he that made you to depose,</div>
                              <div class="line">Your oath, my lord, is vain and frivolous.</div>
                              <div class="line">Therefore, to arms! And, father, do but think</div>
                              <div class="line">How sweet a thing it is to wear a crown;</div>
                              <div class="line">Within whose circuit is Elysium</div>
                              <div class="line">And all that poets feign of bliss and joy.</div>
                              <div class="line">Why do we finger thus? I cannot rest</div>
                              <div class="line">Until the white rose that I wear be dyed</div>
                              <div class="line">Even in the lukewarm blood of Henry's heart.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Richard, enough; I will be king, or die.</div>
                              <div class="line">Brother, thou shalt to London presently,</div>
                              <div class="line">And whet on Warwick to this enterprise.</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou, Richard, shalt to the Duke of Norfolk,</div>
                              <div class="line">And tell him privily of our intent.</div>
                              <div class="line">You Edward, shall unto my Lord Cobham,</div>
                              <div class="line">With whom the Kentishmen will willingly rise:</div>
                              <div class="line">In them I trust; for they are soldiers,</div>
                              <div class="line">Witty, courteous, liberal, full of spirit.</div>
                              <div class="line">While you are thus employ'd, what resteth more,</div>
                              <div class="line">But that I seek occasion how to rise,</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet the king not privy to my drift,</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor any of the house of Lancaster?</div>
                              <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
                              <div class="line">But, stay: what news? Why comest thou in such post?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">The queen with all the northern earls and lords</div>
                              <div class="line">Intend here to besiege you in your castle:</div>
                              <div class="line">She is hard by with twenty thousand men;</div>
                              <div class="line">And therefore fortify your hold, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, with my sword. What! think'st thou that we fear them?</div>
                              <div class="line">Edward and Richard, you shall stay with me;</div>
                              <div class="line">My brother Montague shall post to London:</div>
                              <div class="line">Let noble Warwick, Cobham, and the rest,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whom we have left protectors of the king,</div>
                              <div class="line">With powerful policy strengthen themselves,</div>
                              <div class="line">And trust not simple Henry nor his oaths.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MONTAGUE</div>
                              <div class="line">Brother, I go; I'll win them, fear it not:</div>
                              <div class="line">And thus most humbly I do take my leave.</div>
                              <p>Exit</p>
                              <p>Enter JOHN MORTIMER and HUGH MORTIMER</p>
                              <div class="line">Sir John and Sir Hugh Mortimer, mine uncles,</div>
                              <div class="line">You are come to Sandal in a happy hour;</div>
                              <div class="line">The army of the queen mean to besiege us.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">JOHN MORTIMER</div>
                              <div class="line">She shall not need; we'll meet her in the field.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">What, with five thousand men?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, with five hundred, father, for a need:</div>
                              <div class="line">A woman's general; what should we fear?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>A march afar off</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">I hear their drums: let's set our men in order,</div>
                              <div class="line">And issue forth and bid them battle straight.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Five men to twenty! though the odds be great,</div>
                              <div class="line">I doubt not, uncle, of our victory.</div>
                              <div class="line">Many a battle have I won in France,</div>
                              <div class="line">When as the enemy hath been ten to one:</div>
                              <div class="line">Why should I not now have the like success?</div>
                              <p>Alarum. Exeunt</p>
                              <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.4">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>3. SCENE III.  Field of battle betwixt Sandal Castle and Wakefield.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Alarums. Enter RUTLAND and his Tutor</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, whither shall I fly to 'scape their hands?</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, tutor, look where bloody Clifford comes!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter CLIFFORD and Soldiers</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Chaplain, away! thy priesthood saves thy life.</div>
                              <div class="line">As for the brat of this accursed duke,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose father slew my father, he shall die.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Tutor</div>
                              <div class="line">And I, my lord, will bear him company.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Soldiers, away with him!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Tutor</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, Clifford, murder not this innocent child,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lest thou be hated both of God and man!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit, dragged off by Soldiers</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">How now! is he dead already? or is it fear</div>
                              <div class="line">That makes him close his eyes? I'll open them.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">So looks the pent-up lion o'er the wretch</div>
                              <div class="line">That trembles under his devouring paws;</div>
                              <div class="line">And so he walks, insulting o'er his prey,</div>
                              <div class="line">And so he comes, to rend his limbs asunder.</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, gentle Clifford, kill me with thy sword,</div>
                              <div class="line">And not with such a cruel threatening look.</div>
                              <div class="line">Sweet Clifford, hear me speak before I die.</div>
                              <div class="line">I am too mean a subject for thy wrath:</div>
                              <div class="line">Be thou revenged on men, and let me live.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">In vain thou speak'st, poor boy; my father's blood</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath stopp'd the passage where thy words should enter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Then let my father's blood open it again:</div>
                              <div class="line">He is a man, and, Clifford, cope with him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Had thy brethren here, their lives and thine</div>
                              <div class="line">Were not revenge sufficient for me;</div>
                              <div class="line">No, if I digg'd up thy forefathers' graves</div>
                              <div class="line">And hung their rotten coffins up in chains,</div>
                              <div class="line">It could not slake mine ire, nor ease my heart.</div>
                              <div class="line">The sight of any of the house of York</div>
                              <div class="line">Is as a fury to torment my soul;</div>
                              <div class="line">And till I root out their accursed line</div>
                              <div class="line">And leave not one alive, I live in hell.</div>
                              <div class="line">Therefore--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Lifting his hand</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">O, let me pray before I take my death!</div>
                              <div class="line">To thee I pray; sweet Clifford, pity me!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Such pity as my rapier's point affords.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">I never did thee harm: why wilt thou slay me?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy father hath.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">But 'twas ere I was born.</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou hast one son; for his sake pity me,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lest in revenge thereof, sith God is just,</div>
                              <div class="line">He be as miserably slain as I.</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, let me live in prison all my days;</div>
                              <div class="line">And when I give occasion of offence,</div>
                              <div class="line">Then let me die, for now thou hast no cause.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">No cause!</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy father slew my father; therefore, die.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Stabs him</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RUTLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Di faciant laudis summa sit ista tuae!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Dies</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Plantagenet! I come, Plantagenet!</div>
                              <div class="line">And this thy son's blood cleaving to my blade</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall rust upon my weapon, till thy blood,</div>
                              <div class="line">Congeal'd with this, do make me wipe off both.</div>
                              <p>Exit</p>
                              <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.5">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Alarum. Enter YORK</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">The army of the queen hath got the field:</div>
                              <div class="line">My uncles both are slain in rescuing me;</div>
                              <div class="line">And all my followers to the eager foe</div>
                              <div class="line">Turn back and fly, like ships before the wind</div>
                              <div class="line">Or lambs pursued by hunger-starved wolves.</div>
                              <div class="line">My sons, God knows what hath bechanced them:</div>
                              <div class="line">But this I know, they have demean'd themselves</div>
                              <div class="line">Like men born to renown by life or death.</div>
                              <div class="line">Three times did Richard make a lane to me.</div>
                              <div class="line">And thrice cried 'Courage, father! fight it out!'</div>
                              <div class="line">And full as oft came Edward to my side,</div>
                              <div class="line">With purple falchion, painted to the hilt</div>
                              <div class="line">In blood of those that had encounter'd him:</div>
                              <div class="line">And when the hardiest warriors did retire,</div>
                              <div class="line">Richard cried 'Charge! and give no foot of ground!'</div>
                              <div class="line">And cried 'A crown, or else a glorious tomb!</div>
                              <div class="line">A sceptre, or an earthly sepulchre!'</div>
                              <div class="line">With this, we charged again: but, out, alas!</div>
                              <div class="line">We bodged again; as I have seen a swan</div>
                              <div class="line">With bootless labour swim against the tide</div>
                              <div class="line">And spend her strength with over-matching waves.</div>
                              <p>A short alarum within</p>
                              <div class="line">Ah, hark! the fatal followers do pursue;</div>
                              <div class="line">And I am faint and cannot fly their fury:</div>
                              <div class="line">And were I strong, I would not shun their fury:</div>
                              <div class="line">The sands are number'd that make up my life;</div>
                              <div class="line">Here must I stay, and here my life must end.</div>
                              <p>Enter QUEEN MARGARET, CLIFFORD, NORTHUMBERLAND,
PRINCE EDWARD, and Soldiers</p>
                              <div class="line">Come, bloody Clifford, rough Northumberland,</div>
                              <div class="line">I dare your quenchless fury to more rage:</div>
                              <div class="line">I am your butt, and I abide your shot.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Yield to our mercy, proud Plantagenet.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, to such mercy as his ruthless arm,</div>
                              <div class="line">With downright payment, show'd unto my father.</div>
                              <div class="line">Now Phaethon hath tumbled from his car,</div>
                              <div class="line">And made an evening at the noontide prick.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">My ashes, as the phoenix, may bring forth</div>
                              <div class="line">A bird that will revenge upon you all:</div>
                              <div class="line">And in that hope I throw mine eyes to heaven,</div>
                              <div class="line">Scorning whate'er you can afflict me with.</div>
                              <div class="line">Why come you not? what! multitudes, and fear?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">So cowards fight when they can fly no further;</div>
                              <div class="line">So doves do peck the falcon's piercing talons;</div>
                              <div class="line">So desperate thieves, all hopeless of their lives,</div>
                              <div class="line">Breathe out invectives 'gainst the officers.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">O Clifford, but bethink thee once again,</div>
                              <div class="line">And in thy thought o'er-run my former time;</div>
                              <div class="line">And, if though canst for blushing, view this face,</div>
                              <div class="line">And bite thy tongue, that slanders him with cowardice</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose frown hath made thee faint and fly ere this!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">I will not bandy with thee word for word,</div>
                              <div class="line">But buckle with thee blows, twice two for one.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">Hold, valiant Clifford! for a thousand causes</div>
                              <div class="line">I would prolong awhile the traitor's life.</div>
                              <div class="line">Wrath makes him deaf: speak thou, Northumberland.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Hold, Clifford! do not honour him so much</div>
                              <div class="line">To prick thy finger, though to wound his heart:</div>
                              <div class="line">What valour were it, when a cur doth grin,</div>
                              <div class="line">For one to thrust his hand between his teeth,</div>
                              <div class="line">When he might spurn him with his foot away?</div>
                              <div class="line">It is war's prize to take all vantages;</div>
                              <div class="line">And ten to one is no impeach of valour.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>They lay hands on YORK, who struggles</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, ay, so strives the woodcock with the gin.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">So doth the cony struggle in the net.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">So triumph thieves upon their conquer'd booty;</div>
                              <div class="line">So true men yield, with robbers so o'ermatch'd.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">What would your grace have done unto him now?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">Brave warriors, Clifford and Northumberland,</div>
                              <div class="line">Come, make him stand upon this molehill here,</div>
                              <div class="line">That raught at mountains with outstretched arms,</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet parted but the shadow with his hand.</div>
                              <div class="line">What! was it you that would be England's king?</div>
                              <div class="line">Was't you that revell'd in our parliament,</div>
                              <div class="line">And made a preachment of your high descent?</div>
                              <div class="line">Where are your mess of sons to back you now?</div>
                              <div class="line">The wanton Edward, and the lusty George?</div>
                              <div class="line">And where's that valiant crook-back prodigy,</div>
                              <div class="line">Dicky your boy, that with his grumbling voice</div>
                              <div class="line">Was wont to cheer his dad in mutinies?</div>
                              <div class="line">Or, with the rest, where is your darling Rutland?</div>
                              <div class="line">Look, York: I stain'd this napkin with the blood</div>
                              <div class="line">That valiant Clifford, with his rapier's point,</div>
                              <div class="line">Made issue from the bosom of the boy;</div>
                              <div class="line">And if thine eyes can water for his death,</div>
                              <div class="line">I give thee this to dry thy cheeks withal.</div>
                              <div class="line">Alas poor York! but that I hate thee deadly,</div>
                              <div class="line">I should lament thy miserable state.</div>
                              <div class="line">I prithee, grieve, to make me merry, York.</div>
                              <div class="line">What, hath thy fiery heart so parch'd thine entrails</div>
                              <div class="line">That not a tear can fall for Rutland's death?</div>
                              <div class="line">Why art thou patient, man? thou shouldst be mad;</div>
                              <div class="line">And I, to make thee mad, do mock thee thus.</div>
                              <div class="line">Stamp, rave, and fret, that I may sing and dance.</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou wouldst be fee'd, I see, to make me sport:</div>
                              <div class="line">York cannot speak, unless he wear a crown.</div>
                              <div class="line">A crown for York! and, lords, bow low to him:</div>
                              <div class="line">Hold you his hands, whilst I do set it on.</div>
                              <p>Putting a paper crown on his head</p>
                              <div class="line">Ay, marry, sir, now looks he like a king!</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, this is he that took King Henry's chair,</div>
                              <div class="line">And this is he was his adopted heir.</div>
                              <div class="line">But how is it that great Plantagenet</div>
                              <div class="line">Is crown'd so soon, and broke his solemn oath?</div>
                              <div class="line">As I bethink me, you should not be king</div>
                              <div class="line">Till our King Henry had shook hands with death.</div>
                              <div class="line">And will you pale your head in Henry's glory,</div>
                              <div class="line">And rob his temples of the diadem,</div>
                              <div class="line">Now in his life, against your holy oath?</div>
                              <div class="line">O, 'tis a fault too too unpardonable!</div>
                              <div class="line">Off with the crown, and with the crown his head;</div>
                              <div class="line">And, whilst we breathe, take time to do him dead.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">That is my office, for my father's sake.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, stay; lets hear the orisons he makes.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">She-wolf of France, but worse than wolves of France,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose tongue more poisons than the adder's tooth!</div>
                              <div class="line">How ill-beseeming is it in thy sex</div>
                              <div class="line">To triumph, like an Amazonian trull,</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon their woes whom fortune captivates!</div>
                              <div class="line">But that thy face is, vizard-like, unchanging,</div>
                              <div class="line">Made impudent with use of evil deeds,</div>
                              <div class="line">I would assay, proud queen, to make thee blush.</div>
                              <div class="line">To tell thee whence thou camest, of whom derived,</div>
                              <div class="line">Were shame enough to shame thee, wert thou not shameless.</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy father bears the type of King of Naples,</div>
                              <div class="line">Of both the Sicils and Jerusalem,</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet not so wealthy as an English yeoman.</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath that poor monarch taught thee to insult?</div>
                              <div class="line">It needs not, nor it boots thee not, proud queen,</div>
                              <div class="line">Unless the adage must be verified,</div>
                              <div class="line">That beggars mounted run their horse to death.</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis beauty that doth oft make women proud;</div>
                              <div class="line">But, God he knows, thy share thereof is small:</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis virtue that doth make them most admired;</div>
                              <div class="line">The contrary doth make thee wonder'd at:</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis government that makes them seem divine;</div>
                              <div class="line">The want thereof makes thee abominable:</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou art as opposite to every good</div>
                              <div class="line">As the Antipodes are unto us,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or as the south to the septentrion.</div>
                              <div class="line">O tiger's heart wrapt in a woman's hide!</div>
                              <div class="line">How couldst thou drain the life-blood of the child,</div>
                              <div class="line">To bid the father wipe his eyes withal,</div>
                              <div class="line">And yet be seen to bear a woman's face?</div>
                              <div class="line">Women are soft, mild, pitiful and flexible;</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou stern, obdurate, flinty, rough, remorseless.</div>
                              <div class="line">Bids't thou me rage? why, now thou hast thy wish:</div>
                              <div class="line">Wouldst have me weep? why, now thou hast thy will:</div>
                              <div class="line">For raging wind blows up incessant showers,</div>
                              <div class="line">And when the rage allays, the rain begins.</div>
                              <div class="line">These tears are my sweet Rutland's obsequies:</div>
                              <div class="line">And every drop cries vengeance for his death,</div>
                              <div class="line">'Gainst thee, fell Clifford, and thee, false</div>
                              <div class="line">Frenchwoman.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Beshrew me, but his passion moves me so</div>
                              <div class="line">That hardly can I cheque my eyes from tears.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">That face of his the hungry cannibals</div>
                              <div class="line">Would not have touch'd, would not have stain'd with blood:</div>
                              <div class="line">But you are more inhuman, more inexorable,</div>
                              <div class="line">O, ten times more, than tigers of Hyrcania.</div>
                              <div class="line">See, ruthless queen, a hapless father's tears:</div>
                              <div class="line">This cloth thou dip'dst in blood of my sweet boy,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I with tears do wash the blood away.</div>
                              <div class="line">Keep thou the napkin, and go boast of this:</div>
                              <div class="line">And if thou tell'st the heavy story right,</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon my soul, the hearers will shed tears;</div>
                              <div class="line">Yea even my foes will shed fast-falling tears,</div>
                              <div class="line">And say 'Alas, it was a piteous deed!'</div>
                              <div class="line">There, take the crown, and, with the crown, my curse;</div>
                              <div class="line">And in thy need such comfort come to thee</div>
                              <div class="line">As now I reap at thy too cruel hand!</div>
                              <div class="line">Hard-hearted Clifford, take me from the world:</div>
                              <div class="line">My soul to heaven, my blood upon your heads!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">NORTHUMBERLAND</div>
                              <div class="line">Had he been slaughter-man to all my kin,</div>
                              <div class="line">I should not for my life but weep with him.</div>
                              <div class="line">To see how inly sorrow gripes his soul.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">What, weeping-ripe, my Lord Northumberland?</div>
                              <div class="line">Think but upon the wrong he did us all,</div>
                              <div class="line">And that will quickly dry thy melting tears.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CLIFFORD</div>
                              <div class="line">Here's for my oath, here's for my father's death.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Stabbing him</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">And here's to right our gentle-hearted king.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Stabbing him</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">YORK</div>
                              <div class="line">Open Thy gate of mercy, gracious God!</div>
                              <div class="line">My soul flies through these wounds to seek out Thee.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Dies</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">QUEEN MARGARET</div>
                              <div class="line">Off with his head, and set it on York gates;</div>
                              <div class="line">So York may overlook the town of York.</div>
                              <p>Flourish. Exeunt</p>
                              <div class="line">3 KING HENRY VI</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                     </div>
                  </section>
               </div>
            </article>
            <article class="chapter" id="R.1.4">
               <header class="chapter-titlepage">
                  <h2>Chapter 2. ACT II</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="lists-of-titles">
                  <div class="toc">
                     <p>
                        <b>Table of Contents</b>
                     </p>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  A plain near Mortimer's Cross in Herefordshire.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  Before York.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A field of battle between Towton and Saxton, in Yorkshire.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.6">5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</a>
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                              <a href="#R.1.4.7">6. SCENE VI.  Another part of the field.</a>
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                        <h2>1. SCENE I.  A plain near Mortimer's Cross in Herefordshire.</h2>
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                        <p>A march. Enter EDWARD, RICHARD, and their power</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">I wonder how our princely father 'scaped,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or whether he be 'scaped away or no</div>
                              <div class="line">From Clifford's and Northumberland's pursuit:</div>
                              <div class="line">Had he been ta'en, we should have heard the news;</div>
                              <div class="line">Had he been slain, we should have heard the news;</div>
                              <div class="line">Or had he 'scaped, methinks we should have heard</div>
                              <div class="line">The happy tidings of his good escape.</div>
                              <div class="line">How fares my brother? why is he so sad?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">I cannot joy, until I be resolved</div>
                              <div class="line">Where our right valiant father is become.</div>
                              <div class="line">I saw him in the battle range about;</div>
                              <div class="line">And watch'd him how he singled Clifford forth.</div>
                              <div class="line">Methought he bore him in the thickest troop</div>
                              <div class="line">As doth a lion in a herd of neat;</div>
                              <div class="line">Or as a bear, encompass'd round with dogs,</div>
                              <div class="line">Who having pinch'd a few and made them cry,</div>
                              <div class="line">The rest stand all aloof, and bark at him.</div>
                              <div class="line">So fared our father with his enemies;</div>
                              <div class="line">So fled his enemies my warlike father:</div>
                              <div class="line">Methinks, 'tis prize enough to be his son.</div>
                              <div class="line">See how the morning opes her golden gates,</div>
                              <div class="line">And takes her farewell of the glorious sun!</div>
                              <div class="line">How well resembles it the prime of youth,</div>
                              <div class="line">Trimm'd like a younker prancing to his love!</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Dazzle mine eyes, or do I see three suns?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Three glorious suns, each one a perfect sun;</div>
                              <div class="line">Not separated with the racking clouds,</div>
                              <div class="line">But sever'd in a pale clear-shining sky.</div>
                              <div class="line">See, see! they join, embrace, and seem to kiss,</div>
                              <div class="line">As if they vow'd some league inviolable:</div>
                              <div class="line">Now are they but one lamp, one light, one sun.</div>
                              <div class="line">In this the heaven figures some event.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis wondrous strange, the like yet never heard of.</div>
                              <div class="line">I think it cites us, brother, to the field,</div>
                              <div class="line">That we, the sons of brave Plantagenet,</div>
                              <div class="line">Each one already blazing by our meeds,</div>
                              <div class="line">Should notwithstanding join our lights together</div>
                              <div class="line">And over-shine the earth as this the world.</div>
                              <div class="line">Whate'er it bodes, henceforward will I bear</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon my target three fair-shining suns.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, bear three daughters: by your leave I speak it,</div>
                              <div class="line">You love the breeder better than the male.</div>
                              <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
                              <div class="line">But what art thou, whose heavy looks foretell</div>
                              <div class="line">Some dreadful story hanging on thy tongue?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, one that was a woful looker-on</div>
                              <div class="line">When as the noble Duke of York was slain,</div>
                              <div class="line">Your princely father and my loving lord!</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">O, speak no more, for I have heard too much.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Say how he died, for I will hear it all.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                              <div class="line">Environed he was with many foes,</div>
                              <div class="line">And stood against them, as the hope of Troy</div>
                              <div class="line">Against the Greeks that would have enter'd Troy.</div>
                              <div class="line">But Hercules himself must yield to odds;</div>
                              <div class="line">And many strokes, though with a little axe,</div>
                              <div class="line">Hew down and fell the hardest-timber'd oak.</div>
                              <div class="line">By many hands your father was subdued;</div>
                              <div class="line">But only slaughter'd by the ireful arm</div>
                              <div class="line">Of unrelenting Clifford and the queen,</div>
                              <div class="line">Who crown'd the gracious duke in high despite,</div>
                              <div class="line">Laugh'd in his face; and when with grief he wept,</div>
                              <div class="line">The ruthless queen gave him to dry his cheeks</div>
                              <div class="line">A napkin steeped in the harmless blood</div>
                              <div class="line">Of sweet young Rutland, by rough Clifford slain:</div>
                              <div class="line">And after many scorns, many foul taunts,</div>
                              <div class="line">They took his head, and on the gates of York</div>
                              <div class="line">They set the same; and there it doth remain,</div>
                              <div class="line">The saddest spectacle that e'er I view'd.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Sweet Duke of York, our prop to lean upon,</div>
                              <div class="line">Now thou art gone, we have no staff, no stay.</div>
                              <div class="line">O Clifford, boisterous Clifford! thou hast slain</div>
                              <div class="line">The flower of Europe for his chivalry;</div>
                              <div class="line">And treacherously hast thou vanquish'd him,</div>
                              <div class="line">For hand to hand he would have vanquish'd thee.</div>
                              <div class="line">Now my soul's palace is become a prison:</div>
                              <div class="line">Ah, would she break from hence, that this my body</div>
                              <div class="line">Might in the ground be closed up in rest!</div>
                              <div class="line">For never henceforth shall I joy again,</div>
                              <div class="line">Never, O never shall I see more joy!</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">I cannot weep; for all my body's moisture</div>
                              <div class="line">Scarce serves to quench my furnace-burning heart:</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor can my tongue unload my heart's great burthen;</div>
                              <div class="line">For selfsame wind that I should speak withal</div>
                              <div class="line">Is kindling coals that fires all my breast,</div>
                              <div class="line">And burns me up with flames that tears would quench.</div>
                              <div class="line">To weep is to make less the depth of grief:</div>
                              <div class="line">Tears then for babes; blows and revenge for me</div>
                              <div class="line">Richard, I bear thy name; I'll venge thy death,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or die renowned by attempting it.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">His name that valiant duke hath left with thee;</div>
                              <div class="line">His dukedom and his chair with me is left.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, if thou be that princely eagle's bird,</div>
                              <div class="line">Show thy descent by gazing 'gainst the sun:</div>
                              <div class="line">For chair and dukedom, throne and kingdom say;</div>
                              <div class="line">Either that is thine, or else thou wert not his.</div>
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                        <p>March. Enter WARWICK, MONTAGUE, and their army</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">WARWICK</div>
                              <div class="line">How now, fair lords! What fare? what news abroad?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RICHARD</div>
                              <div class="line">Great Lord of Warwick, if we should recount</div>
                              <div class="line">Our baleful news, and at each word's deliverance</div>
                              <div class="line">Stab poniards in our flesh till all were told,</div>
                              <div class="line">The words would add more anguish than the wounds.</div>
                              <div class="line">O valiant lord, the Duke of York is slain!</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">EDWARD</div>
                              <div class="line">O Warwick, Warwick! that Plantagenet,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which held three dearly as his soul's redemption,</div>
                              <div class="line">Is by the stern Lord Clifford done to death.</div>
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