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Shall all be very well provided for;
But they are banish'd, till their conversations
Appear more wife and modest to the world. .
Ch. Juft. And so they are.
Lan. The King hath call’d his Parliament, my lord.
Ch. Just. He hath.

Lan. I will lay odds, that ere this year expire,
We bear our civil swords and native fire
As far as France. I heard a bird so fing,
Whose music, to my thinking, pleas'd the King.
Come, will you hence ?




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Spoken by a Dance R. FIRST, my fear; then, my courtsy; laft, my Speech.

My fear is your displeasure'; my courtsy, my duty; and my speech, to beg your þardons. If you look for a good speech now, you undo me; for what I have to say is of mine own making, and what, indeed, I should say, will, I doubt, prove mine own marring. But to the purpose, and so to the venture. Be it known to you, (as il is very well) I was lately here in the end of a displeasing Play, to pray your patience for it, and to promise you a better. I did mean, indeed, to pay you with this; which if, like an ill venture, it come unluckily home, I break; and you, my gentle creditors, lose. Here, I promised you, I would be, and here I commit my body to your mercies: bate me fome, and I will pay you fome, and, as most debtors do, promise you infinitely.

If my tongue cannot entreat you to acquit me, will you command me to use my legs? and yet that were but light payment, to dance out of your debt: but a good conscience will make any posible satisfaction, and so will l. All the gentlewonen here have forgiven me; if the gentlemen will not, then the gentlemen do not agree with the gentlewomen, which was never seen before in such an assembly.

Que word more, I beseech you; if you be not too much cloy’d with fat meat, our humble author will continue the story with Sir John in it, and make you merry with fair Catharine of France; where, for any thing I know, Falstaff Shall die of a sweat, unless already he be kill'd with opinions : for Oldcastle died a martyr, and this is not the man. My tongue is weary: when my legs are too, I will bid you good night, and so kneel down before you; but, indeed, to pray for the Queen.

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KING Henry the Fifth.
Duke of Gloucefter,
Duke of Bedford,

Brothers to the King.
Duke of Clarence,
Duke of York,

Uncles to the King.
Duke of Exeter,
Earl of Salisbury.
Earl of Westmorland.
Earl of Warwick.
Archbishop of Canterbury.
Bishop of Ely.
Earl of Cambridge,
Lord Scroop,

Conspiraters against the King.
Sir Thomas Gray,
Sir Thomas Erpingham,

Officers in the King Henry's Army.
Bardolph, Formerly Servants to Falstaff, now Soldiers in the

King's Army.

Charles, King of France.
The Dauphin.
Duke of Burgundy.
Rambures, French Lords.
Governor of Harfleur.
Mountjoy, a Herald.
Ambaladors to the King of England.
Isabel, lucen of France.
Catharine, Daughter to the King of France.
Alice, a Lady attending on the Princess Catharine.
Quickly, Pistol's Wife, an Hostess.
Lords, Messengers, French and English Soldiers, with other Attendants.
The SCENE, at the beginning of the Play, lies in England ;
but afterwards, wholly in France



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