The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes Volume 4
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. 1733 edition. Excerpt: ...grafpt And tugg'd for life, and was by strength fubdud. Look on the sheets; his hair, you fee, is sticking; His well-proportions beard made rough and rugged, Like to the summer's corn by tempest lodg'd: It cannot be, but he was murther'd here: The least of all these figrts were probable. Suf. Why, Warwick, who should do the Duke to death? My self and Beauford had him in protection; And we, I hope, Sirs, are no murtherers. #. But both of you have vow'd Duke Humphry's And you, forsooth, had the good Duke to keep: death, Tis like, you would not feast him like a friend; And 'tis well seen, he found an enemy. QMar. Then you, belike, suspect these Noblemen, As guilty of Duke Humphry's timeless death. War. Who finds the heifer dead and bleeding fresh, And fees fast by a butcher with an ax, But will suspect, 'twas he'that made the (laughter Who finds the partridge in the puttock's nest, But may imagine how the bird was dead, Although the kite soar with unbloodied beak? Even so suspicious is this tragedy. knife? QMar. Are you the butcher, Suffolk? where's your Is Beausord term'd a kite? where are his tallons? Suf. I wear no knife to (laughter sleeping men j But here's a 'vengeful sword, rusted with ease, That shall be scoured in his ranc'rous heart, That slanders me with murther's crimson badge. Say, if thou dar'st, proud lord of Warwickshire, That I am faulty in Duke Humphry's death. him? War. What dares not Warwick, if false Suffolk dare QMar. He dares not calm his contumelious spirit, Nor cease to be an arrogant controller, Though Suffolk dare him twenty thousand times. War. Madam, be still; with rev'rence may I fay j For ev'ry word, you speak in his behalf, Is slander to your royal Dignity. Suf. Blunt-witted lord, ignoble in demeanour, If ever lady...
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