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dolph, look to our horses. [Exeunt Shallow, Barclolph, &c.]
If I were saw'd into quantities, I should make four dozen of such "bearded hermit's-staves as master Shallow. It is a wonderful thing, to see the semblable coherence of his men's spirits and his : They, by observing of him, do bear themselves like foolish justices; he, by conversing with them, is turn’d into a justice-like serving-man: their spirits are so married in conjunction with the participation of society, that they flock together in consent, like so many wild-geese. If I had a suit to master Shallow, 9 I would humour his men, with the imputation of being near their master: if to his men, I would curry with master Shallow, that no man could better command his fervants. It is certain, that either wise bearing, or ignorant carriage, is caught, as men take diseases, one of another : therefore, let men take heed of their company. I will devise matter enough out of this Shallow, to keep prince Harry in continual laughter, the wearing-out of fix fashions, (which is ? four terms, or two actions) and he shall laugh without intervallums. O, it is much, that a lie, with a night oath, and a jest with a fad brow, will do with a fellow that never had the ache in his shoulders ! O, you shall see him laugh 'till his face be like a wet cloak ill laid up.
Shal. [within.] Sir John!
[Exit Falstaff. 1 bearded hermit's-faves)- with the heads of hermits cut upon them. I would humour his men, with ihe impulation]-I would pay
his men the compliment.
P four terms, or two actions ) )--the time taken for the operation of two actions for debt. 9 the ache in bis poulders ! )-the cares of the world upon him.
like a wet cloak ill laid up.)-full of wrinkles.
Enter the Earl of Warwick, and the Lord Chief Justice.
War. He's walk'd the way of nature ;
Cb. Juft. I would, his majesty had callid me with him: The service that I truly did his life, Hath left me open to all injuries.
War. Indeed, I think, the young king loves you not.
Cb. Juft. I know, he doth not; and do arm myself, To welcome the condition of the time; Which cannot look more hideously upon me Than I have drawn it in my fantasy.
Enter Lord John of Lancaster, Glofter, and Clarence, &c.
War. Here come the heavy issue of dead Harry :-
Ch. Just. Alas ! I fear, all will be overturn'd.
War. We do remember ; but our argument
Lan. Well, peace be with him that hath made us heavy! Ch. Just. Peace be with us, left we be heavier !
Glo. O, my good lord, you have lost a friend, indeed : And I dare swear, you borrow not that face Of seeming forrow; it is, sure, your own.
Lan. Though no man be assur’d what grace to find, You stand in coldest expectation : I am the sorrier ; 'would, 'cwere otherwise.
Cla. Well, you must now speak sir John Falstaff fair ; Which swims against your stream of quality.
Ch. Juft. Sweet princes, what I did, I did in honour, Led by the 'impartial conduct of And never shall you see, that "I will beg A ragged and forestallid remission.If truth and upright innocency fail me, I'll to the king my master that is dead, And tell him who hath sent me after him.
War. Here comes the prince.
Enter King Henry. Ch. Jujt. Good morrow; and heaven save your majesty!
K. Henry. This new and gorgeous garment, majesty, Sits not so easy on me as you think.-Brothers, you mix your sadness with some fear ; This is the English, not the Turkish court ; Not Amurath an Amurath succeeds, But Harry, Harry :-Yęt be sad, good brothers, For, to speak truth, it very well becomes you ; Sorrow so royally in you appears,
' impartial conduet of my soul ;)—imperial conduct - the predominancy of virtue o'er iny mind, its absolute control.
+ I will beg a ragged and forefall'd remiffion.]-meanly sue for a pardon, which the king may have already determined not to grant.
Turkish court ;) - where the new Sultan was wont to put his brethren to death. X x 2
That I will deeply put the fashion on,
Lan. &c. We hope no other from your majesty.
[To the Cb. Juli. You are, I think, assur'd I love you not.
Ch. Jujt. I am affur'd, if I be measur'd rightly,
Ch. Juft. I then did use the person of your father ;
easy?)-!o be borne.
And did commit you. If the deed were ill,
To trip the course of law, and blunt the sword
K. Henry. You are right, justice, and you weigh this
Therefore still bear the balance, and the sword:
y To trip the course of law,)-defeat the process of justice.
in your state,]-your regal capacity, dispassionately.
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