The Complete Works of William, 7; Reprinted from the First Folio
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...prejudice the Foe. Exeunt. 87-8. 1 l.-Rowi. 103-4. 1 l.-Rowi. Scoena Quarta. Paris. The palace.. Enter the King, Gloucester, Winchester, Torke, Suffolke, Somerset, Warwicke, Exeter Vernon, Bassett, and others: To them, with his Souldiors, Talbot. Talb. My gracious Prince, and honorable Peeres, Hearing of your arrivall in this Realme, I have a while given Truce unto my Warres, To doe my dutie to my Soveraigne. In signe whereof, this Arme, that hath reclaym'd To your obedience, fiftie Fortresses, 10 Twelve Cities, and seven walled Townes of strength, Beside five hundred Prisoners of esteeme; Lets fall his Sword before your Highnesse feet: And with submissive loyaltie of heart Ascribes the Glory of his Conquest got, First to my God, and next unto your Grace. Kneels. King. Is this the Lord Talbot, Unckle Gloucester, That hath so long beene resident in France? Glost. Yes, if it please your Majestie, my Liege. King. Welcome brave Captaine, and victorious Lord. When I was young (as yet I am not old) 21 I doe remember how my Father said, A stouter Champion never handled Sword. Long since we were resolved of your truth, Your faithfull service, and your toyle in Warre: Yet never have you tasted our Reward, Or beene reguerdon'd with so much as Thanks, Because till now, we never saw your face. Therefore stand up, and for these good deserts, We here create you Earle of Shrewsbury, 30 And in our Coronation take your place. Senet. Flourish. Exeunt. Manet Vernon and Basset. Vern. Now Sir, to you that were so hot at Sea, Disgracing of these Colours that I weare, In honor of my Noble Lord of Yorke Dar'st thou maintaine the former words thou spak'st? Bass. Yes Sir, as well as you dare patronage The envious barking of your sawcie Tongue, Against my Lord the Duke of...
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