King Henry VI. Pts. I-III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII

King Henry VI. Pts. I-III. King Richard III. King Henry VIII

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...are thy due fees? Lieu. Subjects may challenge nothing of their sovereigns; But if an humble prayer may prevail, I then crave pardon of your majesty. K. Hen. For what, lieutenant? for well-using me? Nay, be thou sure I'll well requite thy kindness, For that it made my imprisonment(143) a pleasure; Ay, such a pleasure as incaged birds Conceive, when, after many moody thoughts, At last, by notes of household harmony, They quite forget their loss of liberty.---But, Warwick, after God, thou sett'st me free, And chiefly therefore I thank God and thee; He was the author, thou the instrmnent. Therefore, that I may conquer fortune's spite, By living low, where fortune cannot hurt me, And that the people of this blessed land May not be p1mish'd with my thwarting stars, --Warwick, although my head still wear the crown, I here resign my government to thee, For thou art fortunate in all thy deeds. War. Your grace hath still been fam'd for virtuous; And now may seem as wise as virtuous, By spying and avoiding fortune's malice, For few men rightly temper with the stars: ' Yet in this one thing let me blame your grace, For choosing me when Clarence is in place. Clar. No, Warwick, thou art worthy of the sway, To whom the heavens, in thy nativity, Adjudg'd an olive-branch and laurel-crown, As likely to be blest in peace and war; And therefore I yield thee my free consent. IVar. And I choose Clarence only for protector. K. Hen. Warwick and Clarence, give me both your hands: . Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts, That no dissension hinder government: ' I make you both protectors of this land; While I myself will lead a private life, And in devotion spend my latter days, To sin's rebuke...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236803256
  • 9781236803252