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the plack prince of Wales, as I have read in the chro- be desired in the hearts of his subjects: I would nicles, fought a most prave pattle here in France. fain see the man, that has but two legs, that shall K: Hen. They did, Fluellen.

find himself aggriefed at this glove, that is all; Flu. Your majesty says very true : if your ma- but I would fain see it once : an please Got of his jesties is remembered of it, the Welshmen did goot grace, that I might see it. service in a garden where leeks did grow, wearing K. Hen. Knowest thou Gower? leeks in their Monmouth caps ; which, your ma

Flu. He is my dear friend, an please you. jesty knows, to this hour is an honourable padge of K. Hen. Pray thee, go seek him, and bring him the service; and, I do believe, your majesty takes to my tent. no scorn to wear the leek upon Saint Tavy's day. Flu. I will fetch him.

[Erit. K. Hen. I wear it for a memorable honour: K. Hen. My lord of Warwick,—and my brother For I am Welsh, you know, good countryman.

Gloster, Flu. All the water in Wye cannot wash your Follow Fluellen closely at the heels : majesty's Welch plood out of your pody, I can tell The glove, which I have given him for a favour, you that : Got pless it and preserve it, as long as it May, haply, purchase him a box o'the ear; pleases his grace, and his majesty too!

It is the soldier's; I, by bargain, should K. Hen. Thanks, good my countryman.

Wear it myself. Follow, good cousin Warwick : Flu. By Cheshu, I am your majesty's country- If that the soldier strike him, (as, I judge man, I care not who know it; I will confess it to By his blunt bearing, he will keep his word,) all the 'orld : I need not to be ashamed of your ma

Some sudden mischief may arise of it ; jesty, praised be God, so long as your majesty is an

For I do know Fluellen valiant, honest man.

And, touch'd with choler, hot as gunpowder, K. Hen. God keep me so! Our heralds go with And quickly will return an injury :

Follow, and see there be no harm between them.Bring me just notice of the numbers dead

Go you with me, uncle of Exeter. [Exeuni. On both our parts.

Call yonder fellow hither. [Points to Williams. Ereunt MONTJOY SCENE VIII. - Before King Henry's Pavilion. and others.

Enter Gower and WILLIAMS. Ere. Soldier, you must come to the king.

K. Hen. Soldier, why wear'st thou that glove in Will. I warrant, it is to knight you, captain. thy cap ?

Enter FLUELLEN. Will. An't please your majesty, 'tis the gage of one that I should fight withal, if he be alive.

Flu. Got's will and his pleasure, captain, I peK. Hen. An Englishman?

seech you now, come apace to the king: there is Will. An't please your majesty, a rascal, that more goot toward you, peradventure, than is in your swaggered with me last night : 'who, if 'a live, and knowledge to dream of. ever dare to challenge this glove, I have sworn to

Will. Sir, know you this glove ? take him a box o'the ear : or, if I can see my glove

Flu. Know the glove? I know, the glove is a in his cap, (which he swore, as he was a soldier, he

glove. would wear, if alive,) I will strike it out soundly.

Will. I know this; and thus I challenge it. K. Hen. What think you, captain Fluellen ? is

[Strikes him. it fit this soldier keep his oath ?

Flu. 'Sblud, an arrant traitor, as any's in the uniFlu. He is a craven and a villain else, a’nt please versal 'orld, or in France, or in England. your majesty, in my conscience.

Gow. How now, sir ? you villain ! K. Hen. It may be, his enemy is a gentleman of Will. Do you think I'll be forsworn ? great sort, quite from the answer of his degree. Flu. Stand away, captain Gower; I will give

Flu. Though he be as goot a gentleman as the treason his payment into plows, I warrant you. tevil is, as Lucifer and Belzebub himself, it is ne- Will. I am no traitor. cessary, look your grace, that he keep his vow and Flu. That's a lie in thy throat. I charge you in his oath : if he be perjured, see you now,


his majesty's name, apprehend him; he's a friend ation is as arrant a villain, and a Jack sauce, as

of the duke Alençon's. ever his plack shoe trod upon Got's ground and his earth, in my conscience, la.

Enter WARWICK and GLOSTER. K. Hen. Then keep thy vow, sirrah, when thou War. How now, how now! what's the matter? meet'st the fellow.

Flu. My lord of Warwick, here is (praised be Got Will. So I will, my liege, as I live.

for it !) a most contagious treason come to light, K. Hen. Who servest thou under ?

look you, as you shall desire in a summer's day. Will. Under captain Gower, my liege.

Here is his majesty. Flu. Gower is a goot captain ; and is goot know

Enter King HENRY and EXETER, ledge and literature in the wars. K. Hen. Call him hither to me, soldier.

K. Hen. How now! what's the matter? Wi4. I will, my liege.

[Erit. Flu. My liege, here is a villain, and a traitor, K. Hen. Here, Fluellen ; wear thou this favour that, look your grace, has struck the glove which for me, and stick it in thy cap : When Alençon and your majesty is take out of the helmet of Alençon. myself were down together, I plucked this glove Will. My liege, this was my glove ; here is the from his helm; if any man challenge this, he is a fellow of it: and he, that I gave it to in change, friend to Alençon and an enemy to our person ; if promised to wear it in his cap ; I promised to strike thou encounter any such, apprehend him, an thou him, if he did : I met this man with my glove in dost lore mc.

his cap, and I have been as good as my word. FI:.. Your grace does me as great honours, as can Flu. Your majesty hear now, (saving your ma

me, in

esty's manhood,) what an arrant, rascally, heggarly, | That in the field lie slain: of princes, in this number, lowsy knave it is : I hope, your majesty is pear me And nobles bearing banners, there lie dead testimony, and witness, and avouchments, that this One hundred twenty-six : added to these, is the glove of Alençon, that your majesty is give Of knights, esquires, and gallant gentlemen, your conscience now.

Eight thousand and four hundred ; of the which, K. Hen. Give me thy glove, soldier; Look, here Five hundred were but yesterday dubb'd kniglits : is the fellow of it. 'Twas I, indeed, thou promised'st So that, in these ten thousand they have losi, to strike; and thou hast given me most bitter terms. There are but sixteen hundred mercenaries;

Flu. An please your majesty, let his neck answer The rest are - - princes, barons, lords, knights, for it, if there is any martial law in the ’orld.

'squires, K. Hen. How canst thou make me satisfaction ? And gentlemen of blood and quality.

Will. All offences, my liege, come from the heart : The names of those their nobles that lie dead, never came any from mine, that might offend your Charles De-la-bret, high constable of France ; majesty.

Jaques of Chatillon, admiral of France; K. Hen. It was ourself thou didst abuse.

The master of the cross-bows, lord Ramburcs; Will. Your majesty came not like yourself: you Great master of France, the brave sir Guischard appeared to me but as a common man ; witness the

Dauphin ; night, your garments, your lowliness; and what John duke of Alençon; Antony duke of Brabant, your highness suffered under that shape, I beseech The brother to the duke of Burgundy ; you, take it for your own fault, and not mine : for And Edward duke of Bar: of lusty earls, had you been as I took you for, I made no offence; | Grandpré, and Roussi, Fauconberg, and Foix, therefore, I beseech your highness, pardon me. Beaumont, and Marle, Vaudemont, and Lestrale. K. Hen. Here, uncle Exeter, fill this glove with Here was a royal fellowship of death! crowns,

Where is the number of our English dead ? And give it to this fellow. – Keep it, fellow;

(Herald presents another paper. And wear it for an honour in thy cap,

Edward the duke of York, the earl of Suffolk, Till I do challenge it. Give him the crowns :

Sir Richard Ketly, Davy Gam, esquire : And, captain, you must needs be friends with him. None else of name ; and, of all other men, Flu. By this day and this light, the fellow has

But five and twenty.

O God, thy arm was here, mettle enough in his pelly: Hold, there is twelve And not to us, but to thy arm alone, pence for you, and I pray you to serve Got, and Ascribe we all. — When, without stratagem, keep you out of prawls, and prabbles, and quarrels, But in plain shock, and even play of battle, and dissensions, and, I warrant you, it is the petter Was ever known so great and little loss,

On one part and on the other ? ~ Take it, God, Will. I will none of your money.

For it is only thine ! Flu. It is with a goot will ; I can tell you, it will


'Tis wonderful ! serve you to mend your shoes: Come, wherefore K. Hen. Come, go we in procession to the village : should you be so pashful ? your shoes is not so And be it death proclaimed through our host, goot : 'tis a goot silling, I warrant you, or I will To boast of this, or take that praise from God, change it.

Which is his only.

Flu. Is it not lawful, and please your majesty, to Enter an English Herald.

tell how many is killed ? K. Hen. Now, herald ; are the dead number'd ? K. Hen. Yes, captain ; but with this acknowHer. Here is the number of the slaughter'd

ledgment, French.

[Delivers a paper.

That God fought for us. K. Hen. What prisoners of good sort are taken, Flu. Yes, my conscience, he did us great goot. uncle?

K. Hen. Do we all holy rites ;
Ere. Charles duke of Orleans, nephew to the king; Let there be sung Non nobis, and Te Deum.
John duke of Bourbon, and lord Bouciqualt: The dead with charity enclos'd in clay,
Of other lords, and barons, knights, and 'squires, We'll then to Calais; and to England then ;
Full fifteen hundred, besides common men.

Where ne'er from France arriv'd more happy men. K. Hen. This note doth tell me of ten thousand

(Exeunt. French,

for you.



Enter Chorus,

Athwart the sea : Behold, the English beach

Pales in the flood with men, with wives, and boys, Cho. Vouchsafe to those that have not read the Whose shouts and claps out-voice the deep-mouth'd

story, That I may prompt them : and of such as have, Which, like a mighty whiffler 'fore the king, I humbly pray them to admit the excuse

Seems to prepare his way: so let him land ; Of time, of numbers, and due course of things, And, solemnly, see him set on to London, Which cannot in their huge and proper life So swift a pace hath thought, that even now Be here presented. Now we bear the king

You may imagine him upon Blackheath : Toward Calais : grant him there; there seen, Where that his lords desire him, to have borne Heave him away upon your winged thoughts, His bruised helmet, and his bended sword,

I eat.

'tis past.

Before him, through the city : he forbids it, mountain-squire ; but I will make you to-day a Being free from vainness and self-glorious pride; squire of low degree. I pray you, fall to; if you Giving full trophy, signal, and ostent,

can mock a leek, you can eat a leek. Quite from himself, to God. But now behold, Gow. Enough, captain; you have astonished him. In the quick forge and workinghouse of thought, Flu. I say, I will make him eat some part of my How London doth pour out her citizens !

leek, or I will peat his pate four days : - Pite, I pray The mayor, and all his brethren, in best sort, you ; it is goot for your green wound, and your Like to the senators of the antique Rome,

ploody coxcomb. With the plebeians swarming at their heels,

Pist. Must I bite ? Go forth, and fetch their conquering Cæsar in : Flu. Yes, certainly; and out of doubt, and out As, by a lower but by loving likelihood,

of questions too, and ambiguities. Were now the general of our gracious empress

Pist. By this leek, I will most horribly revenge ; (As, in good time, he may,) from Ireland coming, I eat, and eke I swear. Bringing rebellion broached on his sword,

Flu. Eat, I pray you: Will you have some more How many would the peaceful city quit,

sauce to your leek ? there is not enough leck to To welcome him? much more, and much more cause, swear by. Did they this Harry. Now in London place him ; Pist. Quiet thy cudgel ; thou dost see, (As yet the lamentation of the French

Flu. Much goot do you, scald knave, heartily. Invites the king of England's stay at home : Nay, 'pray you, throw none away; the skin is goot The emperor's coming in behalf of France,

for your proken cozcomb. When you take oceaTo order peace between them ;) and omit

sions to see leeks hereafter, I pray you, mock at All the occurrences, whatever chanc'd,

them; that is all. Till Harry's back-return again to France ;

Pist. Good. There must we bring him ; and myself have play'd Flu. Ay, leeks is goot :- Hold you, there is a The interim, by remembering you —

groat to heal your pate. Then brook abridgement; and your eyes advance Pist. Me a groat ! After your thoughts, straight back again to France. Flu. Yes, verily, and in truth, you shall take it;

(Erit. or I have another leek in my pocket, which you

shall eat. SCENE I.--France. An English Court of Guard. Pist. I take thy groat, in earnest of revenge. Enter FLUELLEN and Gower.

Flu. If I owe you any thing, I will pay you in

cudgels; you shall be a woodmonger, and buy Gow. Nay, that's right; but why wear you your nothing of me but cudgels. God be wi' you, and leek to-day? Saint Davy's day is past.

keep you, and heal your pate.

[Erit. Flu. There is occasions and causes why and Pist. All hell shall stir for this. wherefore in all things : I will tell you, as my friend,

Gow. Go, go; you are a counterfeit cowardly captain Gower; The rascally, scald, beggarly, lowsy, knave. Will you mock at an ancient tradition, pragging knave, Pistol, - which you and yourself, begun upon an honourable respect, and worn as a and all the 'orld, know to be no petter than a fellow, memorable trophy of predeceased valour, and look you now, of no merits, — he is come to me, dare not avouch in your deeds any of your words? and prings me pread and salt yesterday, look you,

I have seen you gleeking and galling at this gentleand bid me eat my leek : it was in a place where I

man twice or thrice. You thought, because he could not breed no contentions with him; but I could not speak English in the native garb, he will be so pold as to wear it in my cap till I see him could not therefore handle an English cudgel : you once again, and then I will tell him a little piece of find it otherwise; and, henceforth, let a Welsh

correction teach you a good English condition. Enter PISTOL. Fare ye well.

[Erit. Gow. Why, here he comes, swelling like a tur- Pist. Doth fortune play the huswife with me key-cock.

now? Flu. 'Tis no matter for his swellings, nor his News have I, that my Nell is dead i'the spital turkey-cocks. Got pless you, ancient Pistol ! you Of malady of France; scurvy, lowsy knave, Got pless you !

And there my rendezvous is quite cut off. Pist. Ha! art thou Bedlam? dost thou thirst, Old I do wax; and from my weary limbs base Trojan,

Honour is cudgell’d. Well, bawd will I turn, To have me fold up Parca's fatal web?

And something lean to cutpurse of quick hand. Hence! I am qualmish at the smell of leek. To England will I steal, and there I'll steal :

Flu. I peseech you heartily, scurvy, lowsy knave, And patches will I get unto these scars, at my desires, and my requests, and my petitions, And swear, I got them in the Gallia wars. (Ent. to eat, look you, this leek ; because, look you, you do not love it, nor your affections, and your appe- SCENE II. — Troyes in Champagne. An Aparttites, and your digestions, does not agree with it, I

ment in the French King's Palace. would desire you to eat it. Pist. Not for Cadwallader, and all his goats.

Enter at one door, King Henry, Bedford, Flu. There is one goat for you. [Strikes him.]

Gloster, EXETER, WARWICK, WESTMORELAND, Will you be so goot, scald knave, as eat it?

and other Lords; at another, the French King, Prst. Base Trojan, thou shalt die.

QUEEN ISABEL, the PRINCESS KATHARINE, Lords, Flu. You say very true, scald knave, when Got's Ladies, fc. the Duke of BURGUNDY, and his will is : I will desire you to live in the mean time,

Train. and eat your victuals ; come, there is sauce for it. K Hen. Peace to this meeting, therefore we are [Cyriking him again.] You called me yesterday,


my desires.

Unto our brother France, -and to our sister, Whose want gives growth to the imperfections
Health and fair time of day:— joy and good wishes Which you have cited, you must buy that peace
To our most fair and princely cousin Katharine ; With full accord to all our just demands;
And (as a branch and member of this royalty, Whose tenours and particular effects
By whom this great assembly is contriv'd,) You have, enschedul'd briefly, in your hands.
We do salute you, duke of Burgundy ; -

Bur. The king hath heard them; to the which, And, princes French, and peers, health to you all !

as yet, Fr. King. Right joyous are we to behold your There is no answer made. face,

K. Hen.

Well then, the peace, Most worthy brother England; fairly met :- Which you before so urg'd, lies in his answer. So are you, princes English, every one.

Fr. King. I have but with a cursorary eye Q. Isa. So happy be the issue, brother England, O’er-glanc'd the articles : pleaseth your grace Of this good day, and of this gracious meeting, To appoint some of your council presently As we are now glad to behold your eyes ;

To sit with us once more, with better heed Your eyes, which hitherto have borne in them To re-survey them, we will, suddenly, Against the French, that met them in their bent, Pass our accept, and peremptory answer. The fatal balls of murdering basilisks:

K. Hen. Brother, we shall. --Go, uncle Exeter, The venom of such looks, we fairly hope,

And brother Clarence,—and you, brother Gloster, Have lost their quality ; and that this day

Warwick,—and Huntington, - go with the king : Shall change all griefs, and quarrels, into love. And take with you free power, to ratify,

K. Hen. To cry amen to that, thus we appear. Augment, or alter, as your wisdoms best
Q. Isa. You English princes all, I do salute you. Shall see advantageable for our dignity,

Bur. My duty to you both, on equal love, Any thing in, or out of, our demands ; Great kings of France and England! That I have And we'll consign thereto. - Will you, fair sister, labour'd

Go with the princes, or stay here with us? With all my wits, my pains, and strong endeavours, Q. Isab. Our gracious brother, I will go with them; To bring your most imperial majesties

Haply, a woman's voice may do some good, Unto this bar and royal interview,

When articles, too nicely urg'd, be stood on. Your mightiness on both parts best an witness. K. Hen. Yet leave our cousin Katharine here with Since then my office hath so far prevail'd,

us; That face to face, and royal eye to eye,

She is our capital demand, compris'd You have congreeted ; let it not disgrace me, Within the fore rank of our articles. If I demand, before this royal view,

Q. Isab. She hath good leave. What rub, or what impediment, there is,

[Exeunt all but HENRY, KATHARINE, Why that the naked, poor, and mangled peace,

and her Gentlewoman. Dear nurse of arts, plenties, and joyful births,

K. Hen.

Fair Katharine, and most fair! Should not, in this best garden of the world, Will you vouchsafe to teach a soldier terms, Our fertile France, put up her lovely visage ? Such as will enter at a lady's ear, Alas! she hath from France too long been chas'd; And plead his love-suit to her gentle heart? And all her husbandry doth lie on heaps,

Kath. Your majesty shall mock at me; I cannot Corrupting in its own fertility.

speak your England. Her vine, the merry cheerer of the heart,

K. Hen. O fair Katharine, if you will love me Unpruned dies : her hedges even-pleached, soundly with your French heart, I will be glad to Like prisoners wildly over-grown with hair, hear you confess it brokenly with your English Put forth disorder'd twigs : her fallow leas

tongue. Do you like me, Kate? The darnel, hemlock, and rank fumitory,

Kath. Pardonnez moy, I cannot tell vat is—like me. Doth root upon ; while that the coulter rusts, K. Hen. An angel is like you, Kate; and you That should deracinate such savagery:

are like an angel. The even mead, that erst brought sweetly forth Kath. Que dit-il ? que je suis semblable à les anges ? The freckled cowslip, burnet, and green clover, Alice. Ouy, vrayment, (sauf vostre grace) ainsi Wanting the scythe, all uncorrected, rank,

dit-il. Conceives by idleness; and nothing teems,

K. Hen. I said so, dear Katharine ; and I must But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, burs, not blush to affirm it. Losing both beauty and utility.

Kath. O bon Dieu ! les langues des hommes sont And as our vineyards, fallows, meads, and hedges, pleines des tromperies. Defective in their natures, grow to wildness;

K. Hen. What says she, fair one ? that the tongues Even so our houses, and ourselves, and children, of men are full of deceits ? Have lost, or do not learn, for want of time,

Alice. Ouy; dat de tongues of de mans is be full The sciences that should become our country ; of deceits : dat is de princess. But grow, like savages, - as soldiers will,

K. Hen. The princess is the better English-woThat nothing do but meditate on blood,

I'faith, Kate, my wooing is fit for thy underTo swearing, and stern looks, diffus’d attire, standing : I am glad, thou can'st speak no better And every thing that seems unnatural.

English ; for, if thou couldst, thou would'st find me Which to reduce into our former favour,

such a plain king, that thou would'st think, I had You are assembled : and my speech entreats, sold my farm to buy my crown.

I know no ways That I may know the let, why gentle peace to mince it in love, but directly to say - I love you: Should not expel these inconveniencies,

then, if you urge me further than to say.

- Do you And bless us with her former qualities.

in faith? I wear out my suit. Give me your answer; K. Hen. If, duke of Burgundy, you would the i'faith, do; and so clap hands and a bargain : How peace,

say you, lady ?


Kath. Sauf vostre honneur, me understand well. and at night when you come into your closet, you'll

K. Hen. Marry, if you would put me to verses, question this gentlewoman about me; and I know, or to dance for your sake, Kate, why you undid me: Kate, you will, to her, dispraise those parts in me, for the one, I have neither words nor measure; and that you love with your heart: but, good Kate, mock for the other, I have no strength in measure, yet a me mercifully; the rather, gentle princess, because reasonable measure in strength. If I could win a I love thee cruelly. If ever thou be’st mine, Kate, lady at leap-frog, or by vaulting into my saddle with (as I have a saving faith within me, tells me, – thou my armour on my back, under the correction of shalt,) I get thee with scambling, and thou must bragging be it spoken, I should quickly leap into a therefore needs prove a good soldier-breeder: Shall wife.

Or, if I might buffet for my love, or bound not thou and I, between Saint Dennis and Saint my horse for her favours, I could lay on like a George, compound a boy, half French, half English, butcher, and sit like a jack-an-apes, never off: but, that shall go to Constantinople, and take the Turk before God, I cannot look greenly, nor gasp out my by the beard ? shall we not ? what sayest thou, my eloquence, nor I have no cunning in protestation ; fair flower-de-luce? only downright oaths, which I never use till urged, Kath. I do not know dat. nor never break for urging. If thou canst love a K. Hen. No; 'tis hereafter to know, but now to fellow of this temper, Kate, whose face is not worth promise : do but now promise, Kate, you will ensun-burning, that never looks in his glass for love deavour for your French part of such a boy; and, of any thing he sees there, let thine eye be thy cook. for my English moiety, take the word of a king and I speak to thee plain soldier: If thou canst love me a bachelor. How answer you, la plus belle Katharine for this, take me: if not, to say to thee — that I du monde, mon tres chere et divine deesse? shall die, is true: but — for thy love, by the lord,. Kath. Your majesté 'ave fausse French enough to no; yet I love thee too. And while thou livest, deceive de most suge damoiselle dat is en France. dear Kate, take a fellow of plain and uncoined K. Hen. Now, fye upon my false French! By constancy; for he perforce must do thee right, mine honour, in true English, I love thee, Kate: by because he hath not the gift to woo in other places : | which honour I dare not swear, thou lovest me; yet for these fellows of infinite tongue, that can rhyme my blood begins to flatter me that thou dost, notthemselves into ladies' favours, - - they do always withstanding the poor and untempering effect of my reason themselves out again, What! a speaker is visage. Now beshrew my father's ambition ! he was but a prater ; a rhyme is but a ballad. A good leg thinking of civil wars when he got me ; therefore was will fall; a straight back will stoop; a black beard I created with a stubborn outside, with an aspect of will turn white; a curled pate will grow bald; a iron, that, when I come to woo ladies, I fright them. fair face will wither; a full eye will wax hollow ; But, in faithı, Kate, the elder I wax, the better I but a good heart, Kate, is the sun and moon; or, shall appear : my comfort is, that old age, that ill rather, the sun, and not the moon ; for it shine layer-up of beauty, can do no more spoil upon my bright, and never changes, but keeps his course truly face : thou hast me, if thou hast me, at the worst; If thou would have such a one, take me: And take and thou shalt wear me, if thou wear me, better and me, take a soldier ; take a soldier, take a king: And better; And therefore tell me, most fair Katharine, what sayest thou then to my love ? speak, my fair, will you have me? Put off your maiden blushes; and fairly, I pray thee.

avouch the thoughts of your heart with the looks of Kath. "Is it possible dat I should love de enemy an empress; take me by the hand, and say — Harry of France ?

of England, I am thine : which word thou shalt no K. Hen. No; it is not possible, you should love sooner bless mine ear witbal, but I will tell thee the enemy of France, Kate : but, in loving me, you aloud — England is thine, Ireland is thine, France should love the friend of France ; for I love France is thine, and Henry Plantagenet is thine; who, so well, that I will not part with a village of it; I though I speak it before his face, if he be not fellow will have it all mine : and, Kate, when France is with the best king, thou shalt find the best king of mine, and I am yours, then yours is France, and good fellows. Come, your answer in broken

musick; for thy voice is musick, and thy English Kath. I cannot tell vat is dat.

broken: therefore, queen of all, Katharine, break thy K. Hen. No, Kate? I will tell thee in French ; mind to me in broken English, Wilt thou have me? which, I am sure, will hang upon my tongue like a Kath. Dat is, as it shall please de roy mun piere. new-married wife about her husband's neck, hardly K. Hen. Nay, it will please him well, Kate ; it to be shook off. Quand j'ay la possession de France, shall please him, Kate. et quand vous avez le possession de moi, (let me see, Kain. Den it shall also content me. what then? Saint Dennis be my speed !) - donc K. Hen. Upon that I will kiss your hand, and I vostre est France, et vous estes mienne.

caii you — my queen. for me, Kate, to conquer the kingdom, as to speak Kath. Laisset, mon seigneur, laissez, laissez: ma so much more French : I shall never move thee in foy, je ne veux point que vous abbaissez vostre gran. French, unless it be to laugh at me.

deur, en baisant la main d'une vostre indigne serviKih. Sauf vostre honneur, le François que vous teure ; excusez moy, je vous supplie, mon tres puissant parlez, est neilleur que l'Anglois lequel je parle. seigneur.

K. Hen. No, 'faith, is't not, Kate : but tly speak- K. Hen. Then I will kiss your lips, Kate. ing of my tongue, and I thine, most truly falsely, Kath. Les dames, et damoiselles, pour estre baisées must needs be granted to be much at one. But, devant leur nopces, il n'est pas le coutume de France. Kate, dost thou understand thus much English? K. Hen. Madam my interpreter, what sys she? Caust thou love me?

Alice, Dat it is not be de fashion pour les lagies of Kaih. I cannot teil.

Fiance,-1 caunot tell what is, baiser, en English K. Hen Can any of your neighbours tell, Kaie? K. Hen. To kiss. I'll ask them. Come, I know, thou lovest me: Alice. Your inajesty entendre bettre que moy

you are mine.

It is as easy

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