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His golden uncontrould enfrahchisement,
K. Rich. Farewell, my lord : securely I espy
Mar. Harry of Hereford, Lancaster, and Derby,
Boling. Strong as a tower in hope, I'cry--amen.
i Her. Harry of Hereford, Lancaster, and Derby, Stands here for God, his sovereign, and himself, On pain to be found false and recreant, To prove the duke of Norfolk, Thomas Mowbray, A traitor to his God, his king, and him, And dares him to set forward to the fight. 2 Her. Here ftandeth Thomas Mowbray, duke of Nor
folk, On pain to be found false and recreant; Both to defend himself, and to approve Henry of Hereford, Lancaster, and Derby, To God, his sovereign, and to him, disoyal ; Courageously, and with a free desire, Attending but the signal to begin. [A charge founded.
Mar. Sound, trumpets; and set forward, combatants. Stay, the king has thrown his owarder down.
K. Rich. Let them lay by their helmets, and their spears, And both return back to their chairs again :
m This feast of batil]-War is death's feast.
10 jef, )--to bear a part in a revel, or mak.
Withdraw with us ;--and let the trumpets found,
[A long flourish; after which, the king
Speaks to the combatants.
And list, what with our council we have done.
Boling. Your will be done: This must my comfort be, That sun, that warms you here, shall shine on me; And those his golden beams, to you here lent, Shall point on me, and gild my banishment.
K. Rich. Norfolk, for thee remains a heavier doom, Which I with some unwillingness pronounce : The fly-Now hours shall not determinate
P To wake our peace,]—by these tumultuous jars,
The dateless limit of thy'dear exile;
Mowb. A heavy sentence, my most sovereign liege,
have 'engoald my tongue, Doubly "portcullis'd, with my teeth, and lips; And dull, unfeeling, barren ignorance Is made my gaoler to attend on me. I am too old to fawn upon a nurse, Too far in years to be a pupil now; What is thy sentence then, but speechless death, Which robs my tongue from breathing native breath?
K. Rich. It boots thee not to be compassionate ; After our sentence, plaining comes too late.
Mowb. Then thus I turn' me from my country's light, To dwell in folemn shades of endless night.
K. Rich. Return again, and take an oath with thee. Lay on our royal sword your banish'd hands; Swear by the duty that you owe to heaven,
dear]-fad, dreadful, fatal. * A dearer mede, and not, &c. A better reward. tengoal'd]-imprisoned.
uportcullis'd,]-barr'd. compallionate, )-plaintive, to deplore thy fate.
*(Our part therein we banish with yourselves)
Boling. I swear.
Boling. Norfolk,--? so far as to mine enemy ;-
Mowb. No, Boling broke; if ever I were traitor,
K. Rich. Uncle, even in the glasses of thine eyes I see thy grieved heart : thy fad aspect
(Our part therein)-Our claim to your allegiance. y regreer, ]--mutually salute, address each other in any friendly
? Jo far as to mine enemy ;)~so far have I addressed thee as mine ene. my; take my last advice friendly, as I give it.
* Save back to England, all ihe world's my way. ]-Except returning to England; the whole world beside is open befure me.
Hath from the number of his banísh'd
years Pluck'd four away ;--Six frozen winters spent,
[To Boling. Return with welcome home from banishment.
Boling. How long a time lies in one little word! Four lagging winters, and four wanton springs, End in a word; Such is the breath of kings!
Gaunt. I thank my liege, that, in regard of me, He shortens four
son's exile :
fon, K. Rich. Why, uncle, thou haft many years to live.
Gaunt. But not a minute, king, that thou can'ít give :
K. Rich. Thy son is banish'd upon good advice,
Gaunt. Things sweet to taste, prove in digestion sour.
party-verdia]-was a party in the verdict.