Histories and Poems Volume 4

Histories and Poems Volume 4

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...with Norfolk, the Earl or Surrit, and others. K. Rich. Here pitch our tents, even here in Bosworth field. My Lord of Surrey, why look you so sad? Sur. My heart is ten times lighter than my looks. K. Rich. My Lord of Norfolk, --Nor. Here, most gracious liege. K. Rich. Norfolk, we must have knocks; ha must we not? Nor. We must both give and take, my gracious lord. K. Rich. Up with my tent there here will I lie to-night; But where to-morrow? Well, all's one for that. Who hath descried the number of the foe? Nor. Six or seven thousand is their utmost power. 10 K. Rich. Why, our battalions treble that account: Besides, the King's name is a tower of strength, Which they upon the adverse party want. Up with my tent there Valiant gentlemen, Let us survey the vantage of the field; Call for some men of sound direction: Let's want no discipline, make no delay;For, lords, to-morrow is a busy day. Exeunt. Enter, on the other side of the field, Richmond, Sir William ITll-Tin-. OTTQin. and others. Some of the Soldiers pitch Richmond's tent. Richm. The weary sun hath made a golden set, And, by the bright track of his fiery car, 20 Gives signal of a goodly day to-morrow. Sir William Brandon, you shall bear my standard. Give me some ink and paper in my tent: I 'll draw the form and model of our battle, Limit each leader to his several charge, And part in just proportion our small strength. My Lord of Oxford, you, Sir William Brandon, And you, Sir Walter Herbert, stay with me. The Earl of Pembroke keeps his regiment: Good Captain Blunt, bear my good-night to him, - And by the second hour in the morning Desire the earl to see me in my tent: Yet one thing more, good Blunt, before thou go'st, Where is Lord Stanley quarter'd, dost thou know?...show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236521773
  • 9781236521774