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Henry VI, Part 3

Henry VI, Part 3 Translation Act 2, Scene 4

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Excursions. Enter RICHARD and CLIFFORD

RICHARD

Now, Clifford, I have singled thee alone:Suppose this arm is for the Duke of York,And this for Rutland; both bound to revenge,Wert thou environ'd with a brazen wall.

RICHARD

Now I have isolated you away from the rest, Clifford. Let's pretend that this arm is for the Duke of York and this one is for Rutland. Both will have revenge, even if you were surrounded by a brass wall.

CLIFFORD

Now, Richard, I am with thee here alone: This is the hand that stabb'd thy father York; And this the hand that slew thy brother Rutland; And here's the heart that triumphs in their death And cheers these hands that slew thy sire and brother To execute the like upon thyself; And so, have at thee!

CLIFFORD

Now,  I am here alone with you, Richard. This is the hand that stabbed your father York and this is the hand that killed your brother Rutland. And here's the heart that is happy because of their deaths and encourages these hands that killed your father and brother to also kill you. And so, here I come!

They fight. WARWICK comes; CLIFFORD flies

RICHARD

Nay Warwick, single out some other chase;For I myself will hunt this wolf to death.

RICHARD

No, Warwick, choose some other prey. I will hunt this wolf alone until he's met his death. 

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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.