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Henry IV part two

Act V, Scene 2

Westminster. The palace.
 
[Enter WARWICK and the Lord Chief-Justice, meeting]
 
WARWICK
           ,     .   T    T    T         ,      2  ,
      How now,| my lord chief jus|tice, whi|ther away?
 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
            ,          ,
      How doth | the king?
 
WARWICK
                             ,         ,          ,
                          Excee|ding well:| his cares
           ,     ,   ,
      Are now,| all en/ded.
 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
                                  T    T    T
                            I | hope, not dead.
 
WARWICK
              ,          ,        ,       o
      He's walked | the way | of na|ture,   (pickup)
           ,        ,     ,         ,          ,
      And to | our pur|poses,| he lives | no more.
 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
          ,          ,    ,           ,          ,          o
      I would | his ma|jesty | had called | me with || him:   (picked up)
           ,          ,       ,      ,          ,
      The ser|vice, that | I tru|ly did | his life,
             ,       ,           ,   ,     ,
      Hath left | me o|pen to / all in|juries.
 
WARWICK
          ,        ,      .    T     T    T          ,
      Indeed | I think | the young king loves | you not.
 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
          ,         ,     ,             ,        ,
      I know | he doth | not, and | do arm | myself
          ,        ,        ,       ,         ,
      To wel|come the | condi|tion of | the time,
             ,        ,          ,   2   ,     ,       ->
      Which can|not look | more hi|deously | upon || me,
        ,     2       ,         ,       ,     ,
      Than | I have drawn | it in | my fan|tasy.
 
[Enter LANCASTER, CLARENCE, GLOUCESTER, WESTMORELAND, and others]
 
WARWICK
              ,         ,      ,    2     ,     ,
      Here* come | the hea|vy is|sue of dead | Harry:
      ,              ,       ,      ,         ,      2->
      O, that | the li|ving Har|ry had | the tem||per
          ,          ,                  ,    ,      ,
      Of him,| the worst | of these / three gen|tlemen:
       ,    2     ,         ,             ,           ,
      How many | nobles | then should | hold their | places
             ,       T     T    .   T             ,    ,
      That must | strike sail, to spi|rits of / vile sort?
 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
        ,        ,     ,            ,       ,
      Alas,| I fear,| all will | be o|verturned.
 
LANCASTER
             ,       ,       ,          ,     ,
      Good* mor|row cou|sin War|wick, good | morrow.
 
GLOUCESTER CLARENCE
            ,        ,
      Good mor|row, cou|sin.   \\
 
LANCASTER
           ,          ,          ,        ,         ,
      We meet | like men | that had | forgot | to speak.
 
WARWICK
          ,      ,        ,         ,     ,
      We do | remem|ber: but | our ar|gument
       .  T   T   T   ,   2    T    T    T
      Is^all too hea|vy to ad|mit much talk.
 
LANCASTER
        T     T    T     ,            2       ,        ,     ->
      Well: peace be | with him,| that hath made | us hea||vy.
 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
        ,       2      ,     ,           ,     ,
      Peace | be with us,| lest we | be hea|vier.
 
GLOUCESTER
      ,              ,       2       ,         ,        ,
      O, good | my lord,| you have lost | a friend | indeed?
                ,    ,          ,       ,           ,
      And I / dare swear | you bor|row not | that face
          ,        ,        ,        ,          ,
      Of see|ming sor|row, it | is sure | your own.
 
LANCASTER
              ,    ,           ,            ,          ,
      Though no | man be | assured | what grace | to find,
            ,         ,        ,     ,
      You stand | in col|dest ex|pecta|tion:
      <- ,      2     ,    ,      T      T   T       ,
         I || am the sor|rier;| would 'twere o|therwise.
 
CLARENCE
        ,      2        T    T    .   T      T   T     T
      Well, you must | now speak Sir^John | Falstaff fair,  ??
              ,         ,             ,         ,     ,
      Which swims | against | your stream | of qua|lity.
 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
               ,         ,       ,       ,        ,     ->
      Sweet* prin|ces: what | I did,| I did | in ho||nor,
       ,      3   3   ,        ,    ,            ,
      Led | by the impar|tial con|duct of | my soul:
           ,       ,          ,         ,         ,
      And ne|ver shall | you see | that I | will beg
         ,               ,    ,         ,       o
      A rag|ged, and / forestalled | remis|sion.
           ,          ,   ,    ,   2         ,
      If truth | and up|right in/nocency | fail me,
        ,             ,        ,         ,         ,
      I'll to | the king |(my mas|ter) that | is dead,
            ,         ,           ,        ,      ,
      And tell | him who | hath sent | me af|ter him.
 
WARWICK
             ,            ,
      Here comes | the prince.  \\
 
[Enter KING HENRY V, attended]
 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
             ,                x     ,          ,    ,
      Good* mor|row: and / heaven save | your ma|jesty.
 
KING HENRY V
            ,         ,         ,         ,    ,
      This new,| and gor|geous gar|ment, ma|jesty,
            ,        ,     ,        ,         ,
      Sits not | so ea|sy on | me, as | you think.
       ,              ,          ,         ,            ,
      Brothers,| you mix | your sad|ness with | some* fear:
        ,            ,         ,         ,         ,
      This is | the Eng|lish, not | the Tur|kish court:
          ,     ,       ,     ,         ,
      Not A|murath,| an A|murath | succeeds,
           ,       ,       ,        ,          ,        o
      But Har|ry, Har|ry: Yet | be sad |(good bro|thers)
                  ,     ,         ,      ,        ,          o
      For (to / speak truth)| it ve|ry well | becomes | you:   (hex with prev)
       ,           ,     ,       ,        ,
      Sorrow | so roy|ally | in you | appears
           ,          ,      ,          ,       ,
      That I | will deep|ly put | the fash|ion on
            ,        ,        ,           ,        ,
      And wear | it in | my heart.| Why then | be sad,
           ,      ,         ,      2      ,     ,
      But en|tertain | no more | of it (good | brothers)
                 ,    ,         ,      ,        ,
      Than a / joint bur|den, laid | upon | us all.
           ,         x        ,         ,       ,
      For me,| by heaven |(I bid | you be | assured)
        ,             ,        ,          ,        ,
      I'll be | your fa|ther, and | your bro|ther too;
       ,             ,           ,           ,           ,
      Let me | but bear | your love,| I'll bear | your cares;
            ,          ,         ,         ,        ,
      Yet weep | that Har|ry's dead,| and so | will I.
           ,       ,       ,               ,            ,
      But Har|ry lives,| that shall | convert | those tears
          ,        ,      ,         ,      ,
      By num|ber, in|to hours | of hap|piness.
 
PRINCES
           ,       ,        ,          ,    ,
      We hope | no o|ther from | your ma|jesty.
 
KING HENRY V
           ,            ,        ,              ,    ,
      You all | look^strange|ly on | me: and / you most,
           ,        ,         ,         ,         ,
      You are |(I think)| assured,| I love | you not.
 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
         ,       ,      ,  2      ,           ,
      I am | assured |(if I be | measured | rightly)
            ,    ,          ,          ,          ,       ->
      Your ma|jesty | hath no | just^cause | to hate || me.
 
KING HENRY V
       ,     ,       2       ,         T   T     T         ,
      No? | How might a | prince of | my great hopes | forget
           ,        ,      ,          ,      ,        o
      So great | indig|nities | you laid | upon | me?     (hex with prev)
        T     T    . T           ,        ,          x
      What? Rate? Rebuke?| And rough|ly send | to prison
         2   ,   2     ,        ,         ,          ,     ->
      The imme|diate heir | of Eng|land? Was | this ea||sy?
       ,        2      ,         ,       ,          x
      May | this be washed | in Le|the, and | forgotten?
 
LORD CHIEF JUSTICE
          ,         ,         ,     2     ,     ,
      I then | did use | the per|son of your | father;
          ,       ,         x            ,        ,
      The i|mage of | his power | lay* then | in me,
           ,      2   ,     ,             ,   ,
      And in | the admi|nistra|tion of / his law,
         ,            ,     ,         ,        ,
      Whiles I | was bu|sy for | the com|monwealth,
             ,         ,       ,       ,         ,
      Your high|ness plea|sed to | forget | my place,
           ,    ,          x         ,         ,        2->
      The ma|jesty,| and power | of law,| and jus||tice,
          ,       ,         ,         ,       ,      2->
      The i|mage of | the king,| whom I | presen||ted,
             ,      ,   2      ,       ,         ,
      And struck | me in my | very | seat of | judgment:
            ,    ,   2    ,        ,         ,
      Whereon |(as an of|fender | to your | father)
      .   T    T   T        ,      ,     ,
      I gave bold way | to my | autho|rity,
           ,        ,          ,         ,          ,
      And did | commit | you. If | the deed | were ill,
       ,    2     ,        ,         ,         ,
      Be you con|tented,| wearing | now the | garland,
           ,       ,          ,        ,           ,
      To have | a son,| set your | decrees | at nought?
       .   T     T   T                ,   ,       ,
      To pluck down jus|tice from / your aw|ful bench,
           ,           ,         ,          ,           ,
      To trip | the course | of law,| and blunt | the sword
              ,           ,           ,    2     ,     ,
      That guards | the peace | and safe|ty of your | person?
       T    T    .   T       2       ,     ,      ,
      Nay more, to spurn | at your most | royal | image,
            ,          ,     ,     2     ,        ,
      And mock | your wor|kings, in a | second | body?
        ,              ,         ,        T   .    T    T
      Question | your roy|al thoughts,| make the case yours:
          ,         ,        ,         ,       ,
      Be now | the fa|ther, and | propose | a son:
        ,          T   T  . T        ,         ,
      Hear your | own dignity | so much | profaned,
       ,      2        ,          ,         ,         ,
      See your most^|dreadful | laws so | loosely | slighted,
          ,          ,        ,      ,          ,
      Behold | yourself,| so by | a son | disdained;
            ,      ,       ,    ,              ,
      And then | ima|gine me,| taking | your part,
                 ,    x       ,   ,                 ,
      And in / your power | soft si/lencing | your son:
       ,             ,        ,   2       ,         ,
      After | this cold | consi|derance, sen|tence me;
       ,     2       ,        T     T    T          ,
      And, as you | are a | king, speak in | your state
        ,             ,          ,      ,         ,
      What I | have done | that mis|became | my place,
          ,        ,       ,        ,   2     ,
      My per|son, or | my lie|ge's so|vereignty.
 
KING HENRY V
                  ,    ,         ,          ,            ,
      You are / right jus|tice, and | you weigh | this well:
            ,       T     T   .   T         ,          ,
      Therefore | still bear the ba|lance, and | the sword:
          ,        ,          ,       ,         ,
      And I | do wish | your ho|nors may | increase,
            ,         ,        ,       ,         ,
      Till you | do live,| to see | a son | of mine
          ,          ,      ,              ,  ,
      Offend | you, and | obey | you, as / I did.
           ,         ,         ,         ,          ,
      So shall | I live | to speak | my fa|ther's words:
       ,         ,          ,       ,         ,
      Happy | am I,| that have | a man | so bold,
             ,         ,         ,       ,       ,
      That dares | do jus|tice, on | my pro|per son;
       .   T   T   T       ,        ,       ,
      And^no less hap|py, ha|ving such | a son,
             ,        ,      ,         ,         ,
      That would | deli|ver up | his great|ness so,
       ,  2        ,         ,         ,     2     ,
      Into the | hands of | justice.| You did com|mit me:
            ,     ,          ,       ,          ,
      For which,| I do | commit | into | your hand,
       .   T   T      T           ,           ,         ,
      The^unstained sword | that you | have used | to bear:
             ,       ,            ,         ,          ,
      With this | remem|brance, that | you use | the same
                   ,    ,      ,            ,          x
      With the / like bold,| just, and | impar|tial spirit
       ,    2         T  .   T    T     ,             ,
      As you have | done against me.| There is | my hand.
       ,           ,         ,        ,        ,
      You shall | be as | a fa|ther, to | my youth:
           ,             ,         ,          ,           ,
      My voice | shall sound | as you | do prompt | mine^ear,
          ,          ,          ,       ,       ,
      And I | will stoop,| and hum|ble my | intents,
                  ,    ,           ,       ,
      To your / well-prac|tised, wise | direc|tions.
      <- ,       ,        ,        ,        ,      ,
        And || princes | all, be|lieve me,| I be|seech you:
          ,             ,    ,       ,         ,
      My fa|ther is / gone wild | into | his grave,
            ,         ,     ,          ,        o
      (For in | his tomb,| lie my | affec|tions)
            ,         ,         ,     ,        ,
      And with | his spi|rits, sad|ly I | survive,
           ,         ,     ,       ,         ,
      To mock | the ex|pecta|tion of | the world;
       .   T   T    T       ,               ,   ,
      To frustrate pro|phecies,| and to / raze out
       ,         ,        ,           ,         ,
      Rotten | opin|ion, who | hath writ | me down
       ,   2      ,              ,         ,         ,
      After my | seeming.| The tide | of blood | in me,
             ,         ,         ,    ,         ,
      Hath proud|ly flowed | in va|nity,| till now.
       ,              ,         ,      ,            ,
      Now doth | it turn,| and ebb | back to | the sea,
        ,               ,        ,          ,           ,
      Where it | shall min|gle with | the state | of floods,
            ,           ,         ,       ,    ,
      And flow | henceforth | in for|mal ma|jesty.
            ,               ,    ,         ,       ,
      Now call | we our / high court | of par|liament,
       ,     2        ,            ,         ,        ,
      And let us | choose such | limbs of | noble | counsel,
                   ,    ,     ,         ,          ,
      That the / great bo|dy of | our state | may go
         ,        ,        2      ,     ,          ,
      In e|qual rank,| with the best | governed | nation,
            ,         ,          ,         ,         ,
      That war,| or peace,| or both | at once | may be
            ,         ,        ,       ,        x
      As things | acquain|ted and | fami|liar to us,
           ,      ,    ,            2         T   T    T
      In which | you (Fa/ther) shall have | foremost hand.
           ,    ,        ,     ,            ,
      Our co|rona|tion done,| we will | accite
          ,       ,       ,          ,          ,
      (As I | before | remem|bered) all | our state,
             x          ,       ,        ,        ,
      And heaven |(consign|ing to | my good | intents)
            ,           ,            ,      T    T    .  T
      No prince,| nor peer,| shall have | just cause to say,
        Tx      Tx    T        ,       ,         ,
      Heaven shorten Har|ry's hap|py life,| one^day.
 
[Exeunt]

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