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(Tell you the duke) shall prosper : bid him strive To gain the love of the commonalty; the duke Shall govern England. 2. Kath.
If I know you well, You were the duke's surveyor, and lost your
office On the complaint o'the tenants : Take good heed, You charge not in your spleen a noble person, And spoil your nobler soul! I say, take heed; Yes, heartily beseech you. K. Hen.
Let him on :Go forward.
Surv. On my soul, I'll speak but truth. I told
my lord the duke, By the devil's illusions The monk might be deceiv'd; and that 'twas
dang'rous for him, To ruminate on this so far, until It forg'd him some design, which, being believ'd, It was much like to do? He answer'd, Tush! It can do me no damage: adding further, That, had the king in his last sickness fail'd, The cardinal's and sir Thomas Lovell's heads Should have gone off. K. Hen.
Ha! what, so rank? Ah, ha! There's mischief in this man:-Canst thou
further? Surv. I can, my liege. K. Hen.
Being at Greenwich, After your highness had reprov'd the duke About sir William Blomer, K. Hen.
I remember, Of such a time :-Being my servant sworn, The duke retain'd him his.
What hence? Surv. If, quoth le, I for this had been com
mitted, As to the Tower, I thought,- I would have play'd The part my father meanı to act upon The usurper Richard: who, being at Salisbury,
Made suit to come in his presence; which, if
A giant traitor! Wol. Now, madam, may his highness live in
freedom, And this man out of prison ? 2. Kath.
God mend all! K. Hen. There's something more would out of
thee; What say'st? Surv. After the duke his father, with the
knife, He stretch'd him, and, with one hand on his dagger, Another spread on his breast, mounting his eyes, He did discharge a horrible oath ; whose tenor Was-Were he evil us'd, he would out-go His father, by as much as a performance Does an irresolute purpose. K. Hen.
There's his period, To sheath his knife in us. He is attach'd; Call him to present trial : if he may Find mercy in the law, 'tis his; if none, Let him not seek't of us: By day and night, He's traitor to the height.
[Exeunt. SCENE III.--A room in the palace. Enter the
Lord Chamberlain, and Lord Sands. Cham. Is it possible, the spells of France should
juggle Men into such strange mysteries ? Sands.
New customs, Though they be never so ridiculous, Nay, let them be unmanly, yet are follow'd.
Cham. As far as I see, all the good our English Have got by the late voyage, is but merely A fitl or two of the face; but they are shrewd ones; For when they hold them, you would swear directly,
Their very noses had been counsellors
one would take it,
Death! my lord,
now? What news, sir Thomas Lovell?
Enter Sir Thomas Lovell. Lov.
'Faith, my lord, I hear of none, but the new proclamation That's clapp'd upon the court-gate. Cham
What is't for? Lov. The reformation of our travell’d gallants, That fill the court with quarrels, talk, and tailors. Cham. I am glad, 'tis there; now I would pray
They must either
Sands. 'Tis time to give them physic, their dis
(1) A disease incident to horses. (2) A palace at Paris. (3) With authority,
Are grown so catching.
What a loss our ladies
Ay, marry, There will be wo indeed, lords ; the sly whoreHave got a speeding trick to lay down ladies; A French song, and a fiddle, has no fellow. Sands. The devil fiddle them! I am glad, they're
going; (For, sure, there's no converting of them ;) now An honest country lord, as I beaten A long time out of play, may bring his plain
Well said, lord Sands ;
No, my lord ;
To the cardinal's : Your lordship is a guest too. Cham.
0, 'tis true:
No doubt, he's noble ; He had a black mouth, that said other of him. Sands. He may, my lord, he has wherewithal;
in him, Sparing would show a worse sin than ill doctrine : Men of his way should be most liberal, They are set here for examples. Cam.
True, they are so;
But few now give so great ones. My barge stays;i
I am your lordship's.
(Exeunt. SCENE IV.-The presence chamber in York
place. Hautboys. A small table under a state for the Cardinal, a longer table for the guests. Enter at one door, Anne Bullen, and divers Lords, Ladies, and Gentlewomen, as guests ; at another door, enter Sir Henry Guildford.
Guild. Ladies, a general welcome from his grace
Cham. You are young, sir Harry Guildford.
Sands. Sir Thomas Lovell, had the cardinal But half my lay-thoughts in him, some of these Should find a running banquet ere they rested, I think, would better please them: By my life, They are a sweet society of fair ones. Lov. O, that your lordship were but now con
fessor To one or two of these! Sands.
I would I were;
(1) The speaker is at Bridewell, and the cardinal's house was at Whitehall. (2) Company.