Shakespeare's History of Henry the Fourth Volume 1

Shakespeare's History of Henry the Fourth Volume 1

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... me that thou wert a king? Hotv_;ur. The king hath many marching in his coats. Douglas. Now, by my sword, I will kill all his coats; I 'll murther all his wardrobe, piece by piece, Until I meet the king. Hotyur. Up, and away! 28 Our soldiers stand full fairly for the day. Exeunt Alarum. Enter FALSTAFF, solus. Falstaff Though I could scape shot-free at London, I fear the shot here; here 's no scoring but upon the pate.--Soft! who are you? Sir Walter Blunt.--There 's honour for you! here 's no vanity! I am as hot as molten lead, and as heavy too; God keep lead out of me! I need no more weight than mine own bowels.--I have led my ragamuffins where they are peppered: there 's not three of my hundred and fifty left alive; and they are for the town's end, to beg during life. But who comes here? ' Enter the PRINCE. Prince. What, stand'st thou idle here? lend me thy sword; Many a nobleman lies stark and stiff 4 Under the hoofs of vaunting enemies, Whose deaths are yet unreveng'd. Prithee, lend me thy, sword. Falslaff O Hal, I prithee, give me leave to breathe awhile. Turk Gregory never did such deeds in arms as I have done this day. I have paid Percy, I have made him sure. Prince. He is, indeed; and living to kill thee. I prithee, lend me thy sword. Falstaff Nay, before God, Hal, if Percy be alive, thou gett'st not my sword: but take my pistol, if thou wilt. Prince. Give it me. ' What, is it in the case? Falstaff Ay, Hal; 't is hot, 't is hot; there 's that will sack a city. The Prince draws it out, and finds it to be a bottle of sack. Prince. What, is it a time to jest and dally now? ' He throws the bottle at him. Exit. Falstaff Well, if Percy be alive, I ' more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
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