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Henry VI part one

Act IV, Scene 4

 

Other plains in Gascony.
 
[Enter SOMERSET, with his army; a Captain of TALBOT's with him]
 
SOMERSET
        Tx   T    T       ,        ,          ,
      It is too late;| I can|not send | them now:
            ,    ,       ,         ,         ,      2->
      This ex|pedi|tion was | by York | and Tal||bot
            ,       ,        ,         ,   2     ,
      Too rash|ly plot|ted: all | our gen|eral force
        ,             ,      ,        ,      ,
      Might with | a sal|ly of | the ve|ry town
           ,        ,        ,      ,       ,      2->
      Be buck|led with:| the o|ver-dar|ing Tal||bot
            ,        ,          ,         ,       ,     ->
      Hath sul|lied all | his gloss | of for|mer hon||or
       ,       2    ,        ,    2       ,       ,        ->
      By | this unheed|ful, des|perate, wild | adven||ture:
        ,       2     ,        ,          ,         ,
      York | set him on | to fight | and die | in shame,
            ,        ,            ,            ,          ,
      That Tal|bot dead,| great^York | might^bear | the name.
 
CAPTAIN
        ,            ,        ,      ,      ,
10    Here is | Sir Wil|liam Lu|cy, who | with me
       ,      2       T    T     T        ,          ,
      Set from our | orematched for|ces forth | for aid.
 
SOMERSET
           ,         ,         ,         ,          ,
      How now | Sir Wil|liam, whi|ther were | you sent?
 
LUCY
        ,            ,           ,            ,          ,      ->
      Whither | my lord,| from bought | and sold | Lord^Tal||bot;
       ,       ,       ,           ,      ,  2
      Who | ringed a|bout with | bold ad|versity,
             ,         ,       ,         ,     ,
      Cries^out | for no|ble York | and Som|erset,
           ,       ,         ,         2      ,     ,
      To beat | assai|ling death | from his weak | regions,
             ,          ,    ,      ,         ,
      And whiles | the hon|ora|ble cap|tain there
        T      T .   T                 ,    ,        ,
      Drops bloody sweat | from his / war-wear|ied limbs,
       ,    2    ,         ,   2        ,          ,
      And in ad|vantage | lingering | looks for | rescue,
       T   .    T     T           ,         ,          ,     o
20    You his false hopes,| the trust | of Eng|land's ho|nor,
        T   T  .  T           ,         ,   ,      o
      Keep off aloof | with worth|less em|ula|tion.   (hex with prev)
           ,          ,        ,         ,       ,
      Let not | your pri|vate dis|cord keep | away
           ,       ,         ,             ,         ,
      The lev|ied suc|cors that | should lend | him aid,
             ,      ,       ,      ,      ,
      While he | renow|ned no|ble gen|tleman
         ,              ,       ,       ,          ,
      Yields up | his life | unto | a world | of odds:
       ,    ,         ,           T       Tx   T
      Orle|ans the | Bastard,| Charles, Burgundy,
         ,        ,         ,        ,       ,
      Alen|con, Reign|ier, com|pass him | about,
           ,       ,      ,         ,        ,
      And Tal|bot per|isheth | by your | default.
 
SOMERSET
        ,             ,     ,                  ,         ,
      York set | him on;| York should | have sent | him aid.
 
LUCY
            ,         ,      ,           ,          ,
30    And York | as fast | upon | your grace | exclaims;
        ,              ,         ,          ,        ,
      Swearing | that you | withhold | his lev|ied host,
          ,       ,          ,    ,
      Collec|ted for | this ex|pedi|tion.
 
SOMERSET
      <-  ,       ,          ,            ,         ,         ___
        York || lies; he | might have | sent and | had the | horse;
         ,         ,       ,             ,    ,
      I owe | him lit|tle du|ty, and / less love;
            ,      T    T    .   T        ,         ,       2->
      And take | foul scorn to fawn | on him | by send||ing.
 
LUCY
            ,         ,         ,          ,           ,
      The fraud | of Eng|land, not | the force | of France,
            ,         ,           ,      ,       ,       ->
      Hath now | entrapped | the no|ble-min|ded Tal||bot:
       ,    2    ,         ,          ,          ,
      Nev|er to En|gland shall | he bear | his life;
            ,         ,         ,        ,           ,
      But dies | betrayed | to for|tune by | your strife.
 
SOMERSET
            ,       ,         ,           ,          ,
40    Come go;| I will | dispatch | the horse|men straight:
          ,     ,    ,                     ,        ,
      Within | six hours / they will | be at | his aid.
 
LUCY
       T    T    T      ,         2     ,         ,
      Too late comes | rescue:| he is tane | or slain;
           ,                ,    ,        ,            ,
      For fly | he could / not, if | he would | have fled;
           ,           ,       ,         ,          ,
      And fly | would Tal|bot nev|er, though | he might.
 
SOMERSET
          ,        ,      ,    ,                ,
      If he | be dead,| brave Tal/bot then | adieu.
 
LUCY
            ,           ,         ,           ,         ,
      His fame | lives^in | the world,| his shame | in you.
 
[Exeunt]

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