King Henry VI. PT. 3
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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...kings command. I was, I must confess. Great Albion's queen in former golden days: But now mischance hath trod my title down, And with dishonour laid me on the ground; Where I must take like seat unto my fortune, 10 And to my humble seat conform myself. K. Lew. Why, say, fair queen, whence springs this deep despair? Q. Mar. From such a cause as fills mine eyes with tears, And stops my tongue, while heart is drowned in cares. K. Lew. Whate'er it be, be thou still like thyself, 15 And sit thee by our side: Seats her by him. yield not thy neck To f0rtune's yoke, but let thy dauntless mind Still ride in triumph over all mischance. Be plain, Queen Margaret, and tell thy grief; It shall be eased, if France can yield relief. 2o Q, Mar. Those gracious words revive my drooping thoughts, And give my tongue-tied sorrows leave to speak. Now, therefore, be it known to noble Lewis, That Henry, sole possessor of my love, Is of a king become a banished man, And forced to live in Scotland a forlorn; While proud ambitious Edward, Duke of York, Usurps the regal title, and the seat Of England's true-anointed lawful king. This is the cause that I, poor Margaret, With this my son, Prince Edward, Henry's heir, Am come to crave thy just and lawful aid; And if thou fail us, all our hope is done: Scotland hath will to help, but cannot help; Our people and our peers are both misled, Our treasure seized, our soldiers put to flight, 30 35 The Third Part of King Henry VI. III. 3. The Third And, as thou seest, ourselves in heavy plight. Part of King Henry VI. III. 3. K. Lew. Renowned queen, with patience calm the storm, While we bethink a means to break it off. Q. Mar. The more we stay, the stronger grows our foe. 40 K. Lew. The more I stay, the more I'll succour...
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