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Surely by all the glory you have won,
Tal. Then follow thou thy desp'rate fire of Crete,
SC E N E VII. Alarm : excursions. Enter old Talbot led by the
French. Tal. Where is my other life? mine own is gone. O! where's young Talbot? where is valiant John? Triumphant death, smear'd with captivity! Young Talbot's valour makes me finile at thee. When he perceiv'd me shrink, and on my knee, His bloody sword he brandith'd over me, And, like a hungry lion, did.commence Rough deeds of rage, and stern impatience ; But when my angry guardant stood alone, Tend'ring my ruin, and affaild of none, Dizzy-ey'd fury and great rage of heart Suddenly made hin from my side to start, Into the cluftring battle of the French, And, in that sea of blood, my boy did drench His over-mounting spirit; and there dy'd My Icarus... my blossom in his pride!
Enter John Talbot, borne. Sero. O my dear Lord! lo! where your son is borne. Tal. Thou antic death, which laught'st us here
to scorn, Anon, from thy insulting tyranny, Coupled in bonds of perpetuity, Two Talbots winged through the lither sky, In thy despight, thall’scape mortality. O thou, whole wounds become hard-favour'd death, Speak to thy father ere thou yield thy breath. Brare death, by speaking whether lie will or no ; Imagine him a Frenchman, and thy foe.
Poor boy! he smiles, methinks, as who should say, . “ Had death been French, then death had died
to-day.” Come, come, and lay him in his father's arms; My spirit can no longer bear thefe harms. Soldiers, adieu. I have what I would have, Now my old arms are young John Talbot's grave. ,
A CT V.
Continues near Bourdeaux.
Enter, Charles, Alanson, Burgundy, Bastard and...
We should have found a bloody day of this. Baft. How the young whelp of Talbot's raging
brood Did flesh his puny sword in Frenchmens' blood !
Pucel. Once I encounter'd him, and thus I said: “ Thou maiden youth, be vanquish’d by a maid.” But with a proud, majestical, high scorn He answer'd thus: “Young Talbot was not born : “ To be the pillage of a giglot wench.” So, rushing in the bowels of the French, He left me proudly, as unworthy fight. Bur. Doubtless he would have made a noble
knight: See where he lyes, inbersed in the arms Of the most bloody nurser of his harms. Bast. Hew them to pieces, hack their bones am
sunder, Whose life was England's glory, Gallia's wonder. Char.'Oh, no. Forbear. For that which we have'
fied During the life, let us not wrong it dead.
Enter Sir William Lucy. Lucy. Conduct me to the Dauphin's tent, to know Who haihi obtain'd the glory of the day.
Char. On wbat submitlive meliage art thou sent?:
Char. For prisoners ask'st thou? hell our prison is. But tell me whom thou leek’lt?
Lucy. Where is the great Alcides of the field,
Pucel. Here is a lilly, stately style, indeed.
Lucy. IsTalbot Nain, the Frenchmens' only scourge,
Pucel. I think this upstart is old Talbot's ghost; He speaks with such a proud:commanding ipirit.
For God's sake let him have 'em; to keep them here, They would but stink and putrify the air.
Char. Go, take their bodies hencé.
Lucy. I'll bear them hence ;
Char. So we be rid of them, do what thou wilt. - And now to Paris, in this conqu’ring vein; All will be ours, now bloody Talbot's llain. [Exeuntes
Changes to England.
Glou. I have, my Lord; and their intent is this;..
tion ? Glou. Well, my good Lord; and as the only means To stop effufion of our Christian blood, And stablish quietnefs on ev'ry side.
K. Henry. Ay, marry, uncle; for I always thought It was both impious and unnatural, That such immanity and bloody ftrife Should reign among professors of one faith.
Glou. Beside, my Lord, the fooner to effect -
So let them have their answers ev'ry one.
Enter Winchester, and three Ambajadors. Exet. What, is my Lord of Winchester installed, And call'd unto a Cardinal's degree? Then I perceive that will be verify'd Henry the Fifth did sometime prophesy;. “ If once he come to be a Cardinal, ." He'll make his cap coëqual with the crown.”
K. Henry. My Lords Ainbassadors, your sev'ral suits Have been consider'd and debated on. Your purpose is both good and reasonable ; And therefore are we certainly resolv'd To draw conditions of a friendly peace, Which by my Lord of Winchelter we mean Shall be transported presentiy to France.
Glou. And for the proffer of any Lord your mastery I have inform'd his Highness so at large; As, liking of the Lady's virtuous gifts, Her beauty, and the value of her dower, He doth intend she shall be England's Queen.
K.Henry. In argument and proof of which contract, Bear her this jewel, pledge of my affection, And so, my Lord Protector, see them guarded, And safely brought to Dover; where, inthipp’d, Commit them to the fortune of the sea.
[Exeunt King and train. Win. Stay, my Lord Legate, you shall first receive The sum of money which I promised Should be deliver'd to his Holiness Eor cloathing me in these grave ornaments.
Legate. I will attend upon your Lordihip's leisure:
Win. Now Winchester will not submit, I trow,
That nor in birth, or for authority,