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Henry IV part two

Act II, Scene 3

Warkworth. Before the castle.
 
[Enter NORTHUMBERLAND, LADY NORTHUMBERLAND, and LADY PERCY]
 
NORTHUMBERLAND
         ,        ,        ,           x       ,
      I pri|thee lo|ving wife,| and gentle | daughter,
          2   ,      ,     ,          ,         ,
      Give^an e|ven way | unto | my rough | affairs:
       ,         ,            ,       ,         ,
      Put not | you on | the vi|sage of | the times,
           ,          ,        ,        ,       ,
      And be | like^them | to Per|cy, trou|blesome.
 
LADY NORTHUMBERLAND
      .   T    Tx  T      ,          ,          ,
      I have given o|ver, I | will speak | no more,
       ,              ,          ,        ,          ,
      Do what | you will:| your wis|dom, be | your guide.
 
NORTHUMBERLAND
        ,             ,        ,      ,        ,
      Alas |(sweet* wife)| my ho|nor is | at pawn,
           ,        ,       ,        ,          x
      And but | my go|ing, no|thing can | redeem it.
 
LADY PERCY
         ,           x         ,         ,               ,
      O yet,| for heaven's | sake, go | not to | these wars:
            ,     ,    ,                    ,            ,
      The time | was (fa/ther) that | you broke | your word,
            ,           ,         ,         ,         ,
      When you | were more | endeared | to it,| than now,
          2      ,     ,                   ,    ,     ,
      When your own | Percy,| when my / heart-dear | Harry,
              ,   2    ,          ,        ,         ,      ->
      Threw* ma|ny a north|ward look,| to see | his fa||ther
        ,       2       x          ,         ,         ,
      Bring | up his powers:| but he | did long | in vain.
            ,        ,       ,         ,         ,
      Who then | persua|ded you | to stay | at home?
                    ,   ,        ,      ,                 ,
      There were / two ho|nors lost;| yours, and | your son's.
            ,          ,     2   ,       ,        ,
      For yours,| may hea|venly glo|ry brigh|ten it:
           ,         ,       ,          ,        ,
      For his,| it stuck | upon | him, as | the sun
                 ,    ,           x          ,         ,
      In the / grey vault | of heaven:| and by | his light
           ,         ,      ,       ,         ,
      Did all | the chi|valry | of Eng|land move
          ,     T     T    T      2     ,          ,
      To do | brave acts: he | was (indeed)| the glass
            ,        ,       ,           ,            ,
      Wherein | the no|ble youth | did dress | themselves.
          ,         ,           ,         ,          ,
      He had | no legs,| that prac|tised not | his gait:
            ,         ,            ,        ,         ,       2->
      And spea|king thick |(which na|ture made | his ble||mish)
          ,         ,   ,             ,    ,
      Became | the ac|cents of | the va|liant.
            ,            ,       T    T   .   T     ,
      For those | that could | speak low and tar|dily
              ,           ,        ,         ,      ,
      Would turn | their own | perfec|tion, to | abuse,
           ,          ,         ,          ,          ,
      To seem | like^him.| So that | in speech,| in gait,
          ,      ,      ,         ,       ,
      In di|et, in | affec|tions of | delight,
          ,    ,      ,      ,            ,
      In mi|lita|ry rules,| humors | of blood,
       ,    2        ,           ,     ,            ,
      He was the | mark, and | glass, co/py and | book,
      <-          ,         ,             ,       ,          ,
        That || fashioned | others.| And him,| O won|drous! him,
         ,    ,        ,     ,              ,
      O mi|racle | of men!| Him did | you leave
        ,            ,       ,     ,        ,
      (Second | to none)| unse|conded | by you,
           ,      ,         ,        ,        ,
      To look | upon | the hi|deous god | of war,
          ,     ,         ,      ,        ,
      In dis|advan|tage, to | abide | a field,
             ,        ,          ,      .  T   T      T
      Where no|thing but | the sound | of Hotspur's name
            ,       ,     ,     ,         ,
      Did seem | defen|sible:| so you | left him.
       ,         ,      ,         ,           ,
      Never,| O ne|ver do | his ghost | the wrong,
           ,          ,       ,         ,          ,
      To hold | your ho|nor more | precise | and nice
           ,          ,          ,     ,            ,
      With o|thers, than | with him.| Let them | alone:
           ,        ,          ,   ,              ,
      The mar|shal and | the arch|bishop | are strong.
         2     ,      ,       ,          ,           ,
      Had my sweet | Harry | had but | half their | numbers,
         ,          ,     ,           ,           ,
      Today | might I |(hanging | on Hot|spur's^neck)
              ,         ,            ,
      Have talked | of Mon|mouth's grave.
 
NORTHUMBERLAND
                                             ,            ,
                                         Beshrew | your heart,
         ,    ,                   ,          x        ,
      (Fair daugh/ter) you | do draw | my spirits | from me,
            ,       ,        ,       ,       ,
      With new | lamen|ting an|cient o|versights.
          ,         ,         ,          ,        ,
      But I | must go | and meet | with dan|ger there,
          ,          ,        ,     ,        ,
      Or it | will seek | me in | ano|ther place,
            ,         ,         ,    2
      And find | me worse | provi|ded.
 
LADY NORTHUMBERLAND
                                         ,         ,        ->
                                      O fly | to Scot||land,
        ,        2     ,        ,          ,      ,
      Till | that the no|bles, and | the armed | commons,
        ,    2         T    T     T       ,        ,
      Have of their | puissance made | a lit|tle taste.
 
LADY PERCY
           ,           ,          ,        ,         ,
      If they | get ground,| and van|tage of | the king,
             ,          ,            ,       ,         ,
      Then join | you with | them, like | a rib | of steel,
       .   T      T      T         ,         ,          ,
      To make strength stron|ger. But,| for all | our loves,
        ,               ,           ,         ,          ,
      First let | them try | themselves.| So did | your son,
       ,    2      ,          ,       ,      ,
      He was so | suffered:| so came^|I a | widow:
           ,       ,             ,          ,       ,
      And ne|ver shall | have length | of life | enough,
           ,      ,       ,           ,           ,
      To rain | upon | remem|brance with | mine^eyes,
            ,         ,           ,          ,          x
      That it | may grow | and sprout | as high | as heaven,
           ,     ,       ,       ,      ,        ->
      For re|corda|tion to | my no|ble hus||band.
 
NORTHUMBERLAND
        ,      ,         ,     2            ,         ,
      Come,| come, go | in with me.| 'Tis with | my mind
           ,          ,       T     T  T   2       ,
      As with | the tide,| swelled up un|to his height,
             ,     .   T     T     T        ,        ,
      That makes | a still-stand, run|ning nei|ther way.
        ,             ,        ,          ,   ,
      Fain would | I go | to meet | the arch|bishop,
           ,      ,        ,         ,         ,
      But ma|ny thou|sand rea|sons hold | me back.
      ,            ,           ,          ,        ,
      I will | resolve | for Scot|land: there | am I,
             ,         ,         ,         ,     ,
      Till time | and van|tage crave | my com|pany.
 
[Exeunt]

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