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RUMOUR, the Presenter.
Lords and Attendants ; Porter, Drawers, Beadles, Grooms, etc.
A Dancer, speaker of the epilogue.
DURATION OF TIME
Historic Time.-July 21, 1403, to April 9. 1413.
Dramatic Time.--Nine historic days with three extra Falstaffian days and intervals. Historic Days.
I. 2. Day ra.
Interval. 3. III. 1.
Interval. 4. III. 2.
Interval. 5. IV. 1.-3.
Interval. 6. IV. 4., 5. 7. V. 2.
8. V. 4.
9. V. 5.
THE SECOND PART OF
KING HENRY THE FOURTH
Warkworth. Before the castle.
Enter Rumour, painted full of tongues. Rum. Open your ears; for which of you will
Ind. Rumour, painted full of was ultimately derived from tongues. 'Rumour,' thus symboli. Vergil's picture of Fama, Aen. cally arrayed, frequently figured iv. 173 f. in Court pageants throughout 2. vent, aperture. the sixteenth century. The idea