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Henry VI, Part 2

Henry VI, Part 2 Translation Act 4, Scene 6

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Enter CADE and the rest, and strikes his staff on London-stone

CADE

Now is Mortimer lord of this city. And here, sitting upon London-stone, I charge and command that, of the city's cost, the pissing-conduit run nothing but claret wine this first year of our reign . And now henceforward it shall be treason for any that calls me other than Lord Mortimer.

CADE

Now Mortimer is the lord of this city. And here, sitting on the London-stone, I command that, at the city's cost, the water fountain will run nothing but red wine for the whole first year of our rule. And from now on, it will be treason for anyone to call me anything else but Lord Mortimer.

Enter a Soldier, running

SOLDIER

Jack Cade! Jack Cade!

SOLDIER

Jack Cade! Jack Cade!

CADE

Knock him down there.

CADE

Knock him down!

They kill him

SMITH

If this fellow be wise, he'll never call ye JackCade more: I think he hath a very fair warning.

SMITH

If this man is wise, he'll never call you Jack Cade again. I think he's had a fair warning.

DICK

My lord, there's an army gathered together inSmithfield.

DICK

My lord, there is an army gathered in Smithfield.

CADE

Come, then, let's go fight with them; but first, goand set London bridge on fire; and, if you can, burndown the Tower too. Come, let's away.

CADE

Come, then and let's go fight them. But first, go and set London Bridge on fire. And if you can, burn down the Tower too. Come, let's go.

Exeunt

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About the Translator: Nina Romancikova

Nina Romancikova is from Slovakia but her love of literature and theater has brought her to the UK and she has been living and studying there for the past six years. She graduated with a degree in English Literature and Language at University of Glasgow in 2016. Nina is now finishing her Masters in Shakespeare Studies at King's College London and is currently working as a Research Intern at Shakespeare's Globe.