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Henry VIII

Act II, Scene 4

A hall in Black-Friars.
 
[Trumpets, sennet, and cornets. Enter two Vergers, with short silver wands; next them, two Scribes, in the habit of doctors; after them, CANTERBURY alone; after him, LINCOLN, Ely, Rochester, and Saint Asaph; next them, with some small distance, follows a Gentleman bearing the purse, with the great seal, and a cardinal's hat; then two Priests, bearing each a silver cross; then a Gentleman-usher bare-headed, accompanied with a Sergeant-at-arms bearing a silver mace; then two Gentlemen bearing two great silver pillars; after them, side by side, CARDINAL WOLSEY and CARDINAL CAMPEIUS; two Noblemen with the sword and mace. KING HENRY VIII takes place under the cloth of state; CARDINAL WOLSEY and CARDINAL CAMPEIUS sit under him as judges. QUEEN KATHARINE takes place some distance from KING HENRY VIII. The Bishops place themselves on each side the court, in manner of a consistory; below them, the Scribes. The Lords sit next the Bishops. The rest of the Attendants stand in convenient order about the stage]
 
CARDINAL WOLSEY
         ,             ,         ,      ,        __
      Whilst our | commis|sion from | Rome is | read,
           ,        ,       ,
      Let sil|ence be | command|ed.
 
KING HENRY VIII
                                       ,           ,
                                    What's | the need?
           ,       ,      ,            ,    ,
      It hath | alrea|dy pub|licly / been read,
                ,    ,        2   ,     ,       ,
      And on / all sides | the author|ity | allowed,
           ,           ,            ,
      You may | then spare | that time.
 
CARDINAL WOLSEY
                                          2    ,        ,
                                        Be it so,| proceed.
 
SCRIBE
      ___    ,        ,        ,              ,   2      ,
      Say,| Henry | King of | England,| come^in|to the court.
 
CRIER
       ,        ,        ,              ,            ,
      Henry | King of | England,| come^in|to the / court.
 
KING HENRY VIII
                                                            ,
                                                          Here. (hex with prev)
 
SCRIBE
      ___     ,  2        ,         ,              ,   2      ,
      Say,| Katharine | Queen of | England,| come^in|to the court.
 
CRIER
        ,  2        ,         ,              ,   2      ,
      Katharine | Queen of | England,| come^in|to the court.
 
 
[QUEEN KATHARINE makes no answer, rises out of her chair, goes about the court, comes to KING HENRY VIII, and kneels at his feet; then speaks]
 
QUEEN KATHARINE
       ,    2     ,         ,        ,          ,
      Sir, I de|sire you | do me | right and | justice,
       ,           ,          ,     ,        ,
      And to | bestow | your pi|ty on | me; for
      ,          ,      ,   ,         2      ,
      I am | a most | poor wo/man, and a | stranger,
            ,         ,       ,         ,        ,
      Born^out | of your | domin|ions: hav|ing here
            ,        ,     2     ,     ,     2    ,
      No* judge | indif|ferent, nor | no more^as|surance
         ,         ,       3   3    ,        ,  ,
      Of e|qual friend|ship and procee|ding. A|las sir:  ??
           ,         ,      ,       ,           ,
      In what | have I | offend|ed you?| What cause
            ,      ,        x          ,         ,       2->
      Hath my | beha|vior given | to your | displea||sure,
             ,           ,          ,        ,        ,
      That thus | you should | proceed | to put | me off,
            ,           ,      ,                 x      ,
      And take | your good | grace from | me? Heaven | witness,
       2       ,        ,        ,         ,        ,
      I have been | to you,| a true | and hum|ble wife,
          ,      ,               ,        ,     ,
      At all | times to | your will | confor|mable:
      ,           ,        ,        ,         ,
      Ever | in fear | to kind|le your | dislike,
       ,    ,         2        ,   2         ,        ,
      Yea, sub/ject to your |countenance:| glad, or | sorry,
       ,      ,            ,       ,              ,
      As I | saw it | inclined?| When was | the hour
        ,      ,      ,        ,        ,
      I ev|er con|tradic|ted your | desire?
           ,               ,   ,         ,       2        ,
      Or made | it not / mine too?| Or which | of your friends
        ,             ,          ,         ,         ,
      Have I | not strove | to love,| although | I knew
       ,             ,    ,            ,          ,
      He were | mine^en|emy? | What friend | of mine,
            ,        ,        ,           ,       ,      2->
      That had | to him | derived | your ang|er, did || I
          ,      ,       ,        ,          ,      ->
      Contin|ue in | my li|king? Nay,| gave^no||tice
       ,      2        ,           ,             ,         ,
      He | was from thence | discharged?| Sir, call | to mind,
        ,   2         ,           ,          ,     ,  2
      That I have | been your | wife, in | this o|bedience,
       ,            ,       ,           ,            ,
      Upward | of twen|ty years,| and have | been blessed
            ,      ,        ,         ,     2       ,
      With ma|ny child|ren by | you. If | in the course
           ,              ,    ,         ,        ,
      And pro|cess of / this time,| you can | report,
            ,         ,        ,           ,        ,
      And prove | it too,| against | mine^hon|or, aught;
           ,        ,    ,     2       ,         ,
      My bond | to wed|lock, or my | love and | duty
          ,           ,       ,              ,     ,
      Against | your sac|red pers|on; in / God's name,
        ,         ,         ,           x           ,
      Turn me | away:| and let | the foulest | contempt
        T    T  . T               ,   ,        ,
      Shut door upon | me, and / so give | me up
        2      ,         ,        ,           ,           ,
      To the shar|pest kind | of just|ice. Please | you, sir,
            ,          ,        ,       ,      ,
      The king | your fath|er, was | reput|ed for
           ,           ,         ,       ,      ,
      A prince | most prud|ent; of | an ex|cellent
           ,    T     T    .    T         ,      ,
      And un|matched wit, and judg|ment. Fer|dinand
          ,         ,         ,           ,        ,
      My fath|er, king | of Spain,| was reck|oned one
           ,         ,            ,            ,          ,    2->
      The wis|est prince,| that there | had reigned,| by ma||ny
          ,        ,     ,       ,    2       ,
      A year | before.| It is | not to be | questioned,
             ,         ,       2    ,      ,        ,
      That they | had gath|ered a wise | council | to them
          ,       ,           ,        ,          ,        2->
      Of eve|ry realm,| that did | debate | this bus||iness,
             ,          ,         ,         ,       2   ,      2->
      Who deemed | our mar|riage law|ful. Where|fore I hum||bly
          ,          ,         ,      ,    ,
      Beseech | you sir,| to spare | me, till / I may
       ,            ,           ,         ,             ,      ->
      Be by | my friends | in Spain,| advised;| whose^coun||sel
      ,       2    ,         ,      2      ,        ,
      I | will implore:| if not,| in the name | of God
             ,        ,         ,
      Your pleas|ure be | fulfilled.
 
CARDINAL WOLSEY
                                       2       ,     ,
                                    You have here | lady,
            ,           ,            ,   2     ,         ,
      (And of | your choice)| these rev|erend fath|ers, men
          ,     ,       ,     ,         ,        ->
      Of sin|gular | integ|rity,| and lear||ning;
       ,       2   ,      2      ,     ,     2    ,
      Yea,| the elect | of the land,| who are as|sembled
           ,            ,      ,      2       ,           ,
      To plead | your cause.| It shall be | therefore | bootless,
            ,       ,        ,          ,          ,
      That long|er you | desire | the court,| as well
                  ,   ,       ,       ,     ,
      For your / own qui|et, as | to rec|tify
        ,          ,        ,         ,
      What is | unset|tled in | the king.
 
CARDINAL CAMPEIUS
                                               ,
                                         His grace
            ,        ,          ,        ,         ,
      Hath spok|en well,| and just|ly: there|fore madam,  ????
            ,          ,      ,        ,        ,
      It's fit | this roy|al ses|sion do | proceed,
            ,         ,       ,           ,     ,
      And that |(without | delay)| their arg|uments
          ,         ,           ,
      Be now | produced,| and heard.
 
QUEEN KATHARINE
        ,   ,
????      Lord car/dinal, to you | I speak.
 
CARDINAL WOLSEY
                             ,         ,
                      Your pleas|ure, mad|am.
 
QUEEN KATHARINE
                                               ,
                                              Sir,
      ,         ,         ,          ,         ,
      I am | about | to weep;| but think|ing that
       ,    2      ,           ,            ,          ,
      We are a | queen (or | long have | dreamed so)| certain
            ,        ,       ,         ,          ,
      The daught|er of | a king,| my drops | of tears,
             ,          ,          ,
      I'll turn | to sparks | of fire.
 
CARDINAL WOLSEY
                                           ,        ,
                                       Be pa|tient yet.
 
QUEEN KATHARINE
          ,          ,         ,        ,        ,
      I will,| when you | are hum|ble; nay | before,
          ,          ,       ,      ,       ,
      Or God | will pun|ish me.| I do | believe
           ,         ,       ,       ,         ,
      (Induced | by pot|ent cir|cumstan|ces) that
       ,     2      ,    ,          ,         ,
      You are mine^|ene|my, and | make my | challenge,
            ,          ,        ,          ,       ,
      You shall | not be | my judge.| For it | is you
             ,            ,        ,          ,         ,
      Have blown | this coal,| betwixt | my lord,| and me;
               ,      T     T      T     ,        ,       ,  ->
      (Which God's | dew quench) there|fore, I | say a||gain,
           ,      2   ,     ,               ,
      I | utter|ly abhor;| yea, from | my soul
          ,     ,             ,           ,           ,
      Refuse | you for | my judge,| whom yet | once^more
          ,         ,       ,        ,          ,         2->
      I hold | my most | mali|cious foe,| and think || not
          ,         ,          ,
      At all | a friend | to truth.
 
CARDINAL WOLSEY
                                      ,        ,
                                   I do | profess
            ,           ,          ,        ,      ,
      You speak | not^like | yourself:| who ev|er yet
              ,        ,     ,      2     ,         2    ,
      Have stood | to char|ity,| and displayed | the effects
          ,     ,         x      ,        ,
      Of dis|posi|tion gentle,| and of | wisdom,
          ,        ,         x      ,          ,
      Oretop|ping wom|an's power.| Madam, you do me wrong  ????
      ,     2        ,        ,          ,      ,
      I have no | spleen a|gainst you,| nor in|justice
           ,       ,      ,     ,   2    3     ,
      For you,| or an|y: how | far I have pro|ceeded,
          ,         ,          ,         ,      ,
      Or how | far furth|er (shall)| is war|ranted
       ,         ,         ,       2    ,     ,
      By a | commis|sion from | the consis|tory,
       ,           ,        ,   3 3       ,            ,
      Yea, the | whole con|sistory of | Rome. You | charge me,
        ,             ,            ,       ,       x
      That I | have blown | this coal:| I do | deny it,
            ,        ,         ,     2     ,         ,
      The king | is pres|ent: if | it be known | to him,
                 ,  ,         ,          ,         ,
      That I / gainsay | my deed,| how* may | he wound,
           ,      ,        ,     T    T    Tx
      And worth|ily | my false|hood, yea, as much
          ,           ,         ,      T  T   T
      As you | have done | my truth.| If he know
           ,        ,         ,        ,         ,
      That I | am free | of your | report,| he knows
       2    ,         ,      T      T   T         ,
      I am not | of your | wrong. Therefore | in him
           ,         ,     ,              ,     ,
      It lies | to cure | me, and | the cure | is to
          ,              ,            ,          ,         ,
      Remove | these thoughts | from you.| The which | before
            ,                 ,    ,      ,       ,
      His high|ness shall / speak in,| I do | beseech
            ,         ,       ,       ,            ,       ->
      You (gra|cious mad|am) to | unthink | your spea||king,
         2      ,   ,        ,
      And to / say so | no more.
 
QUEEN KATHARINE
                                      ,         ,
                                 My lord,| my lord,
      ,   2     ,        ,        T   T    T
      I am a | simple | woman,| much too weak
        2    ,          ,           ,       ,          ,       ,
      To oppose | your cun|ning. You're | meek, and | humble-|mouthed
            ,           ,          ,               ,   ,       o
      You sign | your place,| and cal|ling, in / full seem|ing,   (hex with prev)
             ,        ,       ,    ,      2       ,
      With meek|ness and | humil|ity:| but your heart
            ,            ,    ,         ,           ,
      Is crammed | with ar|rogan|cy, spleen,| and pride.
            ,        ,    ,      2        ,         ,
      You have | by for|tune, and his | highness'| favors,
              ,              ,    ,          ,          ,      2->
      Gone* slight|ly ore / low steps,| and now | are moun||ted
               x           ,       ,         ,           ,
      Where powers | are your | retai|ners, and | your words
          ,             ,     ,            ,      2      ,
      (Domes|tics to / you) serve | your will,| as it please
            ,          ,             x          ,      ,
      Yourself | pronounce | their office.| I must | tell you,
           ,        ,          ,         ,        ,
      You tend|er more | your pers|on's hon|or, than
             ,        ,        ,      x        2   ,
      Your high | profes|sion spir|itual:| that again
         ,       ,         ,         ,           ,
      I do | refuse | you for | my judge,| and here
          ,         ,        ,     ,           ,
      Before | you all,| appeal | unto | the pope,
           ,          ,       ,               ,     ,
      To bring | my whole | cause 'fore^|his ho|liness,
       ,             ,         ,
      And to | be judged | by him.
 
[She curtsies to KING HENRY VIII, and offers to depart]
 
CARDINAL CAMPEIUS
            ,         ,      ,
      The queen | is ob|stinate,   (tri with prev)
        ,            ,         ,      2    ,         ,
      Stubborn | to just|ice, apt | to accuse | it, and
           ,       ,        ,       2      ,          ,
      Disdain|ful to | be tried | by it; 'tis | not well.
        ,    ,        ,
      She's go/ing a|way.
 
KING HENRY VIII
                          ,           __
                        Call / her a|gain.
 
CRIER
       ,   2        ,         ,              ,   2      ,
      Katharine,| Queen of | England,| come^in|to the court.
 
GRIFFITH
       ,                ,     ,
      Madam, you are called back.   ????
 
QUEEN KATHARINE
             ,          ,          ,          ,          ,
      What need | you note | it? Pray | you keep | your way,
        ,               ,         ,                 ,    ,
      When you | are called | return.| Now* the / Lord help,
            ,         ,        ,           ,       2      ,
      They vex | me past | my pa|tience, pray | you pass^on;
          ,         ,       ,       ,       ,
      I will | not^tar|ry: no,| nor ev|er more,
        ,          ,         ,      ,          ,
      Upon | this bus|iness my | appea|rance make,
         ,   2              ,
      In an|y of their / courts.
 
[Exeunt QUEEN KATHARINE and her Attendants]
 
KING HENRY VIII
                                  ,    T    T    T
                                 Go | thy ways Kate,
            ,      2      ,           ,         ,        ,
      That man | in the world,| who shall | report | he has
         ,        ,     ,     2        ,          ,
      A bet|ter wife,| let him in | nought be | trusted,
            ,         ,          ,          ,       ,
      For speak|ing false | in that;| thou art | alone
                  ,   ,      ,      ,    ,
      (If thy / rare qual|ities,| sweet gen/tleness,
            ,         ,      T     T    T     ,    2
      Thy meek|ness saint-|like, wife-like | government,
        ,       ,       ,         ,          ,
      Obey|ing in | comman|ding, and | thy parts
       ,   2           ,       ,            ,           ,
      Sovereign | and pi|ous else,| could speak | thee out)
            ,          ,         ,            ,       ,
      The queen | of earth|ly queens:| she's nob|le born;
            ,          ,       ,    ,    ,
      And like | her true | nobil|ity,| she has
       ,             ,       ,
      Carried | herself | towards me.
 
CARDINAL WOLSEY
                                            ,         ,
                                     Most* gra|cious sir,
           ,        ,      ,       ,            ,       ->
      In humb|lest man|ner I | require | your high||ness,
        ,      2         ,          ,       ,         ,       2->
      That | it shall please | you to | declare | in hea||ring
          ,            ,          ,      2      ,           ,
      Of all | these^ears |(for where | I am robbed | and bound,
        ,             ,        ,          ,           ,
      There must | I be | unloosed,| although | not there
           ,         ,      ,      ,          ,
      At once,| and ful|ly sat|isfied)| whether ever I  ????
             ,           ,         ,          ,         ,
      Did broach | this bus|iness to | your high|ness, or
           ,      ,       ,         ,            ,
      Laid^a|ny scru|ple in | your way,| which might
          ,     ,             ,         x          x
      Induce | you to | the quest|ion on it:| or ever
        ,        ,                 ,         ,          ,
      Have to | you, but | with thanks | to God | for such
         ,      ,       ,      ,           ,     ,
      A roy|al la|dy, spake | one, the | least word / that might*
       ,           ,      ,      2     ,         ,
      Be to | the pre|judice | of her pres|ent state,
           ,       2      ,     ,
      Or touch | of her good | person?
 
KING HENRY VIII
                                            ,     ,   2
                                       My lord | cardinal,
         ,       ,          ,     x          ,
      I do | excuse | you; yea,| upon mine^|honor,
          ,            x      ,         ,             ,
      I free | you from it:| You are | not to | be taught
            ,          ,    ,     ,           ,        ->
      That you | have ma|ny en|emies,| that know || not^
       ,        2     ,         ,        ,         ,
      Why | they are so;| but like | to vil|lage-curs,
        ,                ,        ,        ,         ,
      Bark when | their fel|lows do.| By some | of these
            ,         ,        ,         ,         ,
      The queen | is put | in ang|er: You're | excused:
            ,         ,         ,      ,          x
      But will | you be | more jus|tified?| You ever
              ,           ,      3  3      ,          ,    2    ,
      Have wished | the sleep|ing of this bus|iness, nev|er desired
          ,         ,           ,          ,          ,
      It to | be stirred;| but oft | have hind|ered, oft
           ,    2     ,       ,         ,       ,
      The pas|sages made | toward it;| on my | honor,
          ,          ,      ,   ,    2                ,
      I speak | my good | lord car/dinal, to | this^point;
            ,     T    T    T
      And thus | far clear him.
       ,            ,         ,
      Now, what | moved me | to it,  (tri with prev)
          ,         ,           ,     ,      2    ,
      I will | be bold | with time | and your at|tention:
             ,       2    ,          ,         ,           ,       2   ->
      Then mark | the induce|ment. Thus | it came;| give heed || to it:
       ,    ,             ,         ,        ,    2
      My | conscience | first re|ceived a | tenderness,
        ,             ,         ,         ,        ,
      Scruple,| and prick,| on cert|ain speech|es ut|tered
      <- ,          ,    2    ,    T     T     T        ,     ,
        By || the Bish|op of Bay|onne, then French | ambas|sador,  (hex with prev)
           ,          ,        ,     ,    2    ,
      Who had | been hith|er sent | on the de|bating
         ,           ,           ,        ,   ,
      A mar|riage 'twixt | the Duke | of Or|leans, and
            ,        ,       2       ,   ,       2      ,        ->
      Our daught|er Ma|ry: in the / progress | of this bus||iness,
       ,     2   ,    2     ,    ,        ,
      Ere | a deter|minate re|solu|tion, he
           ,          ,       ,        ,        ,        ->
      (I mean | the bish|op) did | require | a res||pite,
        ,     2     ,           ,          ,     ,          ->
      Where|in he might | the king | his lord | adver||tise,^
       ,      2      ,         ,       ,     ,
      Wheth|er our daught|er were | legi|timate,
          ,         ,         ,       3    3     ,    ,
      Respec|ting this | our mar|riage with the dow|ager,
             ,          ,           ,          ,         ,
      *Sometimes | our broth|er's wife.| This res|pite shook
           ,      ,       ,            ,        ,
      The bos|om of | my con|science, ent|ered me;
       ,       2      ,           x            ,         ,
      Yea, with a | splitting | power, and | made to | tremble
           ,       ,         ,              ,           ,
      The reg|ion of | my breast,| which forced | such^way,
            ,      ,         ,     ,            ,
      That ma|ny mazed | consid|erings | did throng
             ,       ,              ,          ,          ,
      And pressed | in with | this cau|tion. First,| methought
          ,      ,             ,           x          ,
      I stood | not in | the smile | of heaven,| who had
          ,       ,         ,        ,        ,
      command|ed na|ture, that | my la|dy's womb,
       ,            ,         ,      ,         ,
      If it | conceived | a male | child by*| me, should
       T  T   T      x            ,      x
      Do no more | offices | of life | to it; than
            ,       ,             ,       2      ,     ,
      The grave | does to | the dead:| for her male | issue,
           ,      ,       2         ,          ,        ,
      Or died | where they were | made, or | shortly | after
             ,           ,             ,         ,         ,
      This world | had aired | them. Hence | I took | a thought,
        ,     2      ,         ,        ,         ,
      This was a | judgment | on me,| that my | kingdom
              ,              ,    ,      2      ,             ,
      (Well* worth|y the / best heir | of the world)| should not
           ,        x         ,         ,          ,
      Be glad|ded in it | by me.| Then fol|lows, that
           ,           ,        ,           ,       ,
      I weighed | the dang|er which | my realms | stood in
           ,        ,         ,          ,      ,    2
      By this | my is|sue's fail,| and that | gave to me
       ,         ,         ,            ,       ,
      Many | a groa|ning throe:| Thus hul|ling in
            ,     ,           ,           ,         ,
      The wild | sea of | my con|science, I | did steer
         x           ,    ,          ,        ,
      Toward this | reme|dy, where|upon | we are
            ,         ,       ,          ,         ,
      Now* pres|ent here | togeth|er: that's | to say,
          ,         ,     ,       ,             ,
      I meant | to rec|tify | my con|science, which
          ,          ,      T    T    .   T           ,
      I then | did feel | full sick, and yet | not* well,
          ,         ,   2     ,        ,         ,
      By all | the rev|erend fath|ers of | the land,
           ,           ,       ,    2    ,        ,
      And doc|tors learned.| First I be|gan in | private,
            ,         ,        ,         ,       ,      ->
      With you | my Lord | of Lin|coln; you | remem||ber
       ,     ,        2    ,       ,         ,
      How | under | my oppres|sion I | did reek
                 ,     ,
      When I / first moved | you.
 
LINCOLN
                                  ,      ,         ,
                                 Ve|ry well | my liege.
 
KING HENRY VIII
                 ,     ,          ,            ,        ,
      I have / spoke long,| be pleased | yourself | to say
           ,         ,      ,        ->
      How far | you sat|isfied || me.
 
LINCOLN
       ,      ,            ,
      So | please your | highness,  (tri with prev)
            ,        ,         ,      ,   ,
      The ques|tion did | at first | so stag/ger me,
       ,            ,          ,      ,        x
      Bearing | a state | of migh|ty mo|ment in it,
           ,       ,          ,          ,       ,      2->
      And cons|equence | of dread,| that I | commit||ted
           ,          ,        ,        ,         ,
      The dar|ingst couns|el which | I had | to doubt,
           ,        ,            ,        ,           ,
      And did | entreat | your high|ness to | this course,
             ,         ,         ,
      Which you | are run|ning here.
 
KING HENRY VIII
                                         ,      ,
                                     I then | moved you,
           ,        ,       x         ,           ,
      My Lord | of Can|terbury,| and got | your leave
           ,          ,        ,        ,          ,
      To make | this pres|ent sum|mons unsolicited.   ????
          ,        ,   2     ,       ,          ,
      I left | no rev|erend pers|on in | this court;
           ,       ,    ,         ,        ,      ->
      But by | partic|ular | consent | procee||ded
       ,    2       ,           ,            ,        ,
      und|er your hands | and seals;| therefore | go^on,
           ,        ,      2      ,         ,          ,      ->
      For no | dislike | in the world | against | the per||son
        2        ,    ,                 ,     ,        ,
      Of the / good queen,| but the / sharp thor|ny points
          ,      ,      ,           ,           ,        ->
      Of my | alle|ged reas|ons, drives | this for||ward:
        ,        2     ,         ,        ,        ,
      Prove | but our mar|riage law|ful, by | my life
            ,      ,     ,    ,    2     ,
      And king|ly dig|nity,| we are con|tented
           ,         ,        ,          ,          ,
      To wear | our mort|al state | to come,| with her,
         ,  3   3        ,         ,         ,          ,
      (Katharine our | queen, be|fore the | primest | creature
              ,     ,       2      ,
      That's^pa|ragoned | of the world.
 
CARDINAL CAMPEIUS
            ,            ,        o
      So please | your high|ness,    (tri with prev)
            ,       2    ,         ,        ,       ,       ->
      The queen | being ab|sent, 'tis | a need|ful fit||ness,
        ,      2    ,            ,           ,        ,
      That | we adjourn | this court | till furth|er day;
        T   T      T     ,       ,         ,
      Meanwhile, must | be an | earnest | motion
        ,             ,          ,      ,            ,
      Made to | the queen | to call | back her | appeal
         2    ,      ,          ,   3   3
      She intends | unto | his hol|iness.
 
KING HENRY VIII
                                            ,         ,
                                         I may | perceive
             ,    2     ,              ,  ,      ,
      These^car|dinals tri|fle with / me: I | abhor
            ,    ,      ,            ,          ,
      This di|lato|ry sloth,| and tricks | of Rome.
           ,     2      ,      ,      ,         ,      ->
      My learn|ed and well-|belov|ed serv|ant Cran||mer,
       ,      2    ,          ,         ,         ,
      prith|ee return,| with thy | approach:| I know,
          ,         ,        ,      ,              ,
      My com|fort comes | along:| Break up | the court;
         ,         ,
      I say,| set on.   \\
 
[Exeunt in manner as they entered]

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