Henry IV, Part II. Henry V. Henry VI, Part I

Henry IV, Part II. Henry V. Henry VI, Part I

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...of craft and vantage, My people are with sickness much enfeebled, My numbers lessen'd, and those few I have Almost no better than so many French; 130 140 150 Who when they were in health, I tell thee, herald, I thought upon one pair of English legs Did march three Frenchmen. Yet, forgive me, God, That I do brag thus! This your air of France Hath blown that vice in me; I must repent. I60 Go therefore, tell thy master here I am; My ransom is this frail and worthless trunk, My army but a weak and sickly guard; Yet, God before, tell him we will come on, Though France himself and such another neighbour Stand in our way. There 's for thy labour, Montjoy. Go, bid thy master well advise himself: If we may pass, we will; if we be hinder'd, We shall your tawny ground with your red blood Discolour: and so, Montjoy, fare you well. 170 The sum of all our answer is but this: We would not' seek a battle, as we are; Nor, as we are, we say we will not shun it: So tell your master. M ont. I shall deliver so. Thanks to your highness. E;vit. Glou. I hope they will not come upon us now. K. Hen. We are in God's hand, brother, not in theirs. March to the bridge; it now draws toward night: Beyond the river we 'll encamp ourselves, I79 And on to-morrow bid them march away. Exeunt. Scene VII. The French camp, near A gincourt. Enter the Constable of France, the Lord Rambures, Orleans, Dauphin, with others. C on. Tut! I have the best armour of the world. Would it were day! Orl. You have an excellent armour; but let my horse have his due. C on. It is thebest horse of Europe. Orl. Will it never be morning? Dau. My Lord of Orleans, and my lord high constable, you talk of horse and armour? Orl. You are as well provided of both as any...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236841255
  • 9781236841254