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Henry IV part two

Act IV, Scene 2

Another part of the forest.
 
[Enter, from one side, MOWBRAY, attended; afterwards the ARCHBISHOP OF YORK, HASTINGS, and others: from the other side, Prince John of LANCASTER, and WESTMORELAND; Officers, and others with them]
 
LANCASTER
         2      ,        ,          ,        ,       ,       o
      You are well | encoun|tered here |(my cou|sin Mow|bray:
            ,        ,     ,         T    T  T       o
      Good day | to you,| gentle | lord archbi|shop,     (hex with prev)
           ,       ,          ,          ,        ,
      And so | to you | Lord Has|tings, and | to all.
           ,         ,        ,         ,           ,
      My Lord | of York,| it bet|ter showed | with you,
        ,                ,        ,        ,         ,
      When that | your flock |(assem|bled by | the bell)
         ,        ,         ,          ,     ,
      Encir|cled you | to hear | with re|verence
            ,    ,       ,        ,      ,
      Your ex|posi|tion on | the ho|ly text,
            ,        ,          ,       ,      ,
      Than now | to see | you here | an i|ron man
        ,            ,        ,        ,           ,
      Cheering | a rout | of re|bels with | your drum,
       ,              ,         ,           ,         ,
      Turning | the word,| to sword;| and life | to death:
            ,           ,        ,       ,           ,
      That man | that sits | within | a mo|narch's heart,
           ,       ,        ,    ,     2       ,
      And ri|pens in | the sun|shine of his | favor,
        ,           ,          ,      ,       2      ,
      Would he | abuse | the coun|tenance | of the king,
         ,          ,           ,         ,        ,
      Alack,| what mis|chiefs^might | he set | abroach,
          ,     2     ,      ,               ,           ,      3->
      In sha|dow of such | greatness?| With you,| lord bish||op,
        3   ,      ,      2      ,      ,         ,
      It is e|ven so.| Who hath not | heard it | spoken,
            ,          ,        ,          ,           x
      How deep | you were | within | the books | of heaven?
          ,         ,       ,        ,       ,
      To us,| the spea|ker in | his par|liament;
          ,      2  ,         ,           x         ,
      To us,| the ima|gined voice | of heaven | itself:
           ,    ,    ,       2   ,     ,      2->
      The ve|ry o|pener,| and intel|ligen||cer
          ,           ,           ,      ,          x
      Between | the grace,| the sanc|tities | of heaven,
       .   T    T    T        ,    ,              ,
      And our dull work|ings. O,| who shall | believe,
           ,        ,         ,   2      ,          ,
      But you | misuse | the re|verence of | your place,
          ,          ,      ,           ,           x
      Employ | the coun|tenance | and grace | of heaven,
               ,    ,   2      ,          ,         ,
      As a / false fa|vorite doth | his prin|ce's name,
           ,         ,   2  ,       2      ,      ,
      In deeds | disho|norable?| You have ta|ken up,
       ,            ,      ,        ,          x
      Under | the coun|terfei|ted zeal | of heaven,
           ,       2      x        ,       ,         ,
      The sub|jects of heaven's | substi|tute, my | father,
            ,        ,           ,           x          ,
      And both | against | the peace | of heaven,| and him,
             ,          ,          3
      Have here | up-swarmed | them.
 
ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
                                        3     ,        ,      ,
                                    Good my Lord | of Lan|caster,
              ,    ,        ,           ,          ,
      I am / not here | against | your fa|ther's peace:
       ,            ,         ,         ,    ,
      But (as | I told | my lord | of West|moreland)
            ,        ,         ,        ,        ,
      The time |(misor|dered doth)| in com|mon sense
        ,              ,          ,         ,           ,
      Crowd us,| and crush | us, to | this mon|strous form,
           ,          ,      ,       ,           ,
      To hold | our safe|ty up.| I sent | your grace
           ,         ,        ,     ,      2      ,
      The par|cels, and | partic|ulars | of our grief,
            ,            ,           ,        ,                ,
      The which | hath been | with scorn | shoved from | the court:
            ,         ,      ,        ,         ,
      Whereon | this Hy|dra son | of war | is born,
             ,    2      ,          ,          ,         ,
      Whose dan|gerous eyes | may well | be charmed | asleep,
             ,                ,    ,          ,         ,
      With grant | of our / most just | and right | desires;
            ,      ,     ,      2      ,         ,
      And true | obe|dience,| of this mad|ness cured,
        ,     ,                ,        ,    ,
      Stoop tame/ly to | the foot | of ma|jesty.
 
MOWBRAY
          ,        ,      ,        ,         ,        ->
      If not,| we rea|dy are | to try | our for||tunes,
        2        ,   ,
      To the / last man.
 
HASTINGS
                               ,      .   T    T    T
                        And though | we here fall down,
           ,         ,         ,       ,        ,
      We have | supplies,| to se|cond our | attempt:
           ,        ,         ,            ,        ,
      If they | miscar|ry, theirs | shall se|cond them.
           ,        ,        ,          ,          ,
      And so,| success | of mis|chief shall | be born,
            ,           ,            ,           ,       ,
      And heir | from heir | shall hold | this quar|rel up,
              ,         ,           ,    ,
      Whiles Eng|land shall | have ge|nera|tion.
 
LANCASTER
      <- ,          ,      ,        ,           ,          ,
        You || are too | shallow |(Hastings)| much too | shallow,
           ,          ,       ,        ,       ,
      To sound | the bot|tom of | the af|ter-times.
 
WESTMORELAND
        ,     2         ,          ,         ,       ,
      Pleaseth your | grace, to | answer | them di|rectly,
       T   T    T        2     ,           ,     ,
      How far forth | you do like | their ar|ticles.
 
LANCASTER
          ,          ,         ,      ,           ,
      I like | them all,| and do | allow | them well:
            ,       ,             ,      ,        ,
      And swear | here, by | the ho|nor of | my blood,
          ,         ,     ,           ,         ,
      My fa|ther's pur|poses | have been | mistook,
            ,       ,           ,         ,      ,
      And some,| about | him, have | too la|vishly
        ,            ,         ,        ,    ,
      Wrested | his mea|ning, and | autho|rity.
           ,             ,            ,          ,          ,
      My lord,| these griefs | shall be | with speed | redressed;
        ,         ,           ,      ,     2         ,
      Upon | my life,| they shall.| If this may | please you,
            ,             x     ,   2         ,  2       ,
      Discharge | your powers | unto their | several | counties,
          ,          ,          ,        ,          ,       ->
      As we | will ours:| and here,| between | the ar||mies,
        ,       ,       ,          ,          2    ,
      Let's | drink to|gether | friendly,| and embrace,
            ,            ,          ,           ,        ,
      That all | their eyes | may bear | those to|kens home,
          ,        ,       ,        ,    ,
      Of our | resto|red love,| and a|mity.
 
ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
          ,            ,        ,          ,         ,       2->
      I take | your prince|ly word | for these | redres||ses.
 
LANCASTER
          ,        ,          ,          ,         ,
      I give | it you,| and will | maintain | my word:
            ,     ,        ,        ,          ,
      And there|upon | I drink | unto | your grace.
 
HASTINGS
          ,         ,       ,      ,        ,    2->
      Go cap|tain, and | deli|ver to | the ar||my
             ,         ,      ,               ,          ,
      This news | of peace:| let them | have pay,| and part:
          ,      2       ,       ,           ,          ,
      I know,| it will well | please them.| Hie thee | captain.
 
[Exit Officer]
 
ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
          ,        ,       ,         ,    ,
      To you,| my no|ble Lord | of West|moreland.
 
WESTMORELAND
           ,            ,
      I pledge | your grace:  (pickup)
           ,         ,           ,         ,         ,
      And if | you knew | what pains | I have | bestowed,
           ,           ,         ,
      To breed | this pre|sent peace,  (picked up)
       ,            ,     ,                 ,        ,
      You would | drink free/ly: but | my love | to ye,
              ,        ,         ,     ,        ,      2->
      Shall show | itself | more o|penly | hereaf||ter.
 
ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
         ,         ,
      I do | not doubt | you.
 
WESTMORELAND
                              ,        ,        ,
                              I | am glad | of it.
         ,     2       ,          ,        ,        ,
      Health to my | lord, and | gentle | cousin | Mowbray.
 
MOWBRAY
            ,          ,         ,     ,      ,      ->
      You wish | me health | in ve|ry hap|py sea||son,
       ,       ,     2     ,         ,         ,
      For | I am,| on the sud|den, some|thing ill.
 
ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
          ,      ,    ,          2      ,       ,
      Against | ill chan/ces, men are | ever | merry,
           ,      ,          ,          ,       ,
      But hea|viness | foreruns | the good | event.
 
WESTMORELAND
             ,        ,       ,           ,       ,      o
      Therefore | be mer|ry (coz)| since^sud|den sor|row
         ,         T    T     T      T    T     T       x
      Serves to | say thus: some | good thing comes | tomorrow.  (hex with prev)
 
ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
          ,         ,       ,         ,           x
      Believe | me, I | am pas|sing light | in spirit.
 
MOWBRAY
           ,          ,                ,    ,         ,
      So much | the worse,| if your / own rule | be true.
 
[Shouts within]
 
LANCASTER
            ,         ,         ,           ,       2       ,
      The word | of peace | is ren|dered: hark | how they shout.
 
MOWBRAY
            ,           ,         ,      ,     ,
      This had | been cheer|ful, af|ter vic|tory.
 
ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
          ,         ,        ,        2     ,   ,
      A peace | is of | the na|ture of a / conquest:
       .    T    T   T        ,      ,         ,
      For then both par|ties no|bly are | subdued,
           ,        ,      ,
      And nei|ther par|ty lo|ser.
 
LANCASTER
                                  ,        ,
                                 Go |(my lord)
           ,     ,   ,              ,       ,
      And let | our ar/my be | dischar|ged too:
 
[Exit WESTMORELAND]
            ,         ,          ,           ,           ,
      And good | my lord |(so please | you) let | our trains
        ,    ,               ,           ,         ,
      March by / us, that | we may | peruse | the men
            ,            ,         ,
      We should | have coped | withal.
 
ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
       T    T    T     ,
      Go, good Lord | Hastings,  (tri with prev)
           ,          ,         ,                  ,    ,
      And ere | they be | dismissed,| let^them / march by.
 
[Exit HASTINGS]
 
LANCASTER
          ,       ,      2         ,       ,       ,
      I trust |(lords) we shall | lie to|night to|gether.
            ,         ,           ,          ,      ,
      Now* cou|sin, where|fore stands | our ar|my still?
 
[Re-enter WESTMORELAND]
 
WESTMORELAND
           ,        ,         ,           ,         ,
      The lea|ders ha|ving charge | from you | to stand,
            ,        ,       ,           ,          ,
      Will not | go off,| until | they hear | you speak.
 
LANCASTER
             ,           ,     2
      They know | their du|ties.
 
[Re-enter HASTINGS]
 
HASTINGS
                                     ,     ,         ,
                                Our ar|my is | dispersed:
             ,          ,         ,            ,             ,
      Like^youth|ful steers | unyoked,| they took | their course
        T     T     T       ,      2             ,            ,
      East, west, north,| south: or like^|a | school,| broke^up,
            ,          ,           ,          ,         ,
      Each^hur|ries toward | his home,| and spor|ting-place.
 
WESTMORELAND
            ,               ,   ,          ,          ,
      Good ti|dings (my / Lord Has|tings) for | the which,
         ,       ,            ,      2     ,      ,
      I do | arrest | thee (trai|tor) of high | treason:
           ,           ,   ,     2       ,          ,
      And you | lord^arch|bishop, and | you Lord | Mowbray,
          ,   2     ,       ,       ,          ,
      Of cap|ital trea|son, I | attach | you both.
 
MOWBRAY
           ,        ,         ,         ,   2  ,
      Is this | procee|ding just | and ho|norable?
 
WESTMORELAND
           ,       ,       ,
      Is your | assem|bly so?  \\
 
ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
            ,           ,            ,
      Will you | thus break | your faith?
 
LANCASTER
                                               ,            ,
                                          I pawned | thee none:
         ,       3   3    ,                  ,    ,      ,
      I pro|mised you redress | of these / same grie|vances
            ,        ,         ,       ,      2       ,
      Whereof | you did | complain;| which, by mine^|honor,
          ,         ,               ,    ,          ,
      I will | perform | with a / most Chris|tian care.
                 ,    ,         ,         ,          ,
      But for / you (re|bels) look | to taste | the due
        ,           ,                ,    ,         ,
      Meet for | rebel|lion, and / such acts | as yours.
             ,      ,        ,            ,         ,
      Most^shal|lowly | did you | these arms | commence,
        ,         T      T   .   T             ,    ,
      Fondly | brought here and foo|lishly / sent hence.
              ,         ,         ,          ,          ,
      Strike^up | our drums,| pursue | the scat|tered stray:
         x               ,          ,        ,        ,
      Heaven, and | not we,| hath safe|ly fought | today.
             ,             ,        ,         ,          ,
      Some guard | these trai|tors to | the block | of death,
        ,           T   T   .    T       ,         ,
      Treason's | true bed and yiel|der up | of breath.
 
[Exeunt]

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