Two Gentlemen of Verona. Comedy of Errors. Richard II. Richard III
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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...here, And yet my letters-patents give me leave: 130 My father's goods are all distrain'd and sold; And these and all are all amiss employ'd. What would you have me do? I am a subject, And I challenge law: attorneys are denied me; And therefore personally I lay my claim To my inheritance of free descent. North. The noble duke hath been too much abused. Ross. It stands your grace upon to do him right. Willo. Base men by his endowments are made great. York. My lords of England, let me tell you this: I have had feeling of my cousin's wrongs 141 And labor'd all I could to do him right; But in this kind to come, in braving arms, Be his own carver and cut out his way, To find out right with wrong, it may not be; And you that do abet him in this kind Cherish rebellion and are rebels all. North. The noble duke hath sworn his coming is But for his own; and for the right of that VVe all have strongly sworn to give him aid; 150 And let him ne'er see joy that breaks that oath! York. Well, well, I see the issue of these arms: I cannot mend it, I must needs confess, Because my power is weak and all ill left: But if I could, by Him that gave me life, I would attach you all and make you stoop Unto the sovereign mercy of the king; But since I cannot, be it known to you I do'remain as neuter. So, fare you well; Unless you please to enter in the castle 160 And there repose you for this night. Boling. An offer, uncle, that we will accept: But we must win your grace to go with us To Bristol castle, which they say is held ' By Bushy, Bagot and their complices, The caterpillars of the commonwealth, Which I have sworn to weed and pluck away. York. It may be I will go with you: but yet I 'll pause; For I am loath to break...
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