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Henry VI, Part 3

Henry VI, Part 3 Translation Act 5, Scene 5

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Flourish. Enter KING EDWARD IV, GLOUCESTER, CLARENCE, and soldiers; with QUEEN MARGARET, OXFORD, and SOMERSET, prisoners

KING EDWARD IV

Now here a period of tumultuous broils.Away with Oxford to Hames Castle straight:For Somerset, off with his guilty head.Go, bear them hence; I will not hear them speak.

KING EDWARD IV

Now we've reached the end of all the tumultuous fighting. Take Oxford to Hames Castle immediately. As for Somerset, off with his guilty head. Go, take them away. I won't to hear them speak.

OXFORD

For my part, I'll not trouble thee with words.

OXFORD

I will not trouble you with my words!

SOMERSET

Nor I, but stoop with patience to my fortune.

SOMERSET

Nor will I. But I submit to my fate patiently. 

Exeunt OXFORD and SOMERSET, guarded

QUEEN MARGARET

So part we sadly in this troublous world,To meet with joy in sweet Jerusalem.

QUEEN MARGARET

So we say goodbye sadly in this troubled world, only to greet joy in sweet heaven.

KING EDWARD IV

Is proclamation made, that who finds EdwardShall have a high reward, and he his life?

KING EDWARD IV

Has it been declared that whoever finds Edward will get a big reward and be allowed to live?

GLOUCESTER

It is: and lo, where youthful Edward comes!

GLOUCESTER

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Enter soldiers, with PRINCE EDWARD

KING EDWARD IV

Bring forth the gallant, let us hear him speak. What! Can so young a thorn begin to prick? Edward, what satisfaction canst thou make For bearing arms, for stirring up my subjects, And all the trouble thou hast turn'd me to?

KING EDWARD IV

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PRINCE EDWARD

Speak like a subject, proud ambitious York! Suppose that I am now my father's mouth; Resign thy chair, and where I stand kneel thou, Whilst I propose the selfsame words to thee, Which traitor, thou wouldst have me answer to.

PRINCE EDWARD

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QUEEN MARGARET

Ah, that thy father had been so resolved!

QUEEN MARGARET

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GLOUCESTER

That you might still have worn the petticoat,And ne'er have stol'n the breech from Lancaster.

GLOUCESTER

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PRINCE EDWARD

Let Aesop fable in a winter's night;His currish riddles sort not with this place.

PRINCE EDWARD

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GLOUCESTER

By heaven, brat, I'll plague ye for that word.

GLOUCESTER

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QUEEN MARGARET

Ay, thou wast born to be a plague to men.

QUEEN MARGARET

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GLOUCESTER

For God's sake, take away this captive scold.

GLOUCESTER

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PRINCE EDWARD

Nay, take away this scolding crookback rather.

PRINCE EDWARD

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KING EDWARD IV

Peace, wilful boy, or I will charm your tongue.

KING EDWARD IV

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CLARENCE

Untutor'd lad, thou art too malapert.

CLARENCE

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PRINCE EDWARD

I know my duty; you are all undutiful: Lascivious Edward, and thou perjured George, And thou misshapen Dick, I tell ye all I am your better, traitors as ye are: And thou usurp'st my father's right and mine.

PRINCE EDWARD

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KING EDWARD IV

Take that, thou likeness of this railer here.

KING EDWARD IV

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Stabs him

GLOUCESTER

Sprawl'st thou? Take that, to end thy agony.

GLOUCESTER

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Stabs him

CLARENCE

And there's for twitting me with perjury.

CLARENCE

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Stabs him

QUEEN MARGARET

O, kill me too!

QUEEN MARGARET

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GLOUCESTER

Marry, and shall.

GLOUCESTER

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Offers to kill her

KING EDWARD IV

Hold, Richard, hold; for we have done too much.

KING EDWARD IV

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GLOUCESTER

Why should she live, to fill the world with words?

GLOUCESTER

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KING EDWARD IV

What, doth she swoon? Use means for her recovery.

KING EDWARD IV

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GLOUCESTER

Clarence, excuse me to the king my brother;I'll hence to London on a serious matter:Ere ye come there, be sure to hear some news.

GLOUCESTER

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CLARENCE

What? What?

CLARENCE

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GLOUCESTER

The Tower, the Tower.

GLOUCESTER

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Exit

QUEEN MARGARET

O Ned, sweet Ned! Speak to thy mother, boy! Canst thou not speak? O traitors! Murderers! They that stabb'd Caesar shed no blood at all, Did not offend, nor were not worthy blame, If this foul deed were by to equal it: He was a man; this, in respect, a child: And men ne'er spend their fury on a child. What's worse than murderer, that I may name it? No, no, my heart will burst, and if I speak: And I will speak, that so my heart may burst. Butchers and villains! Bloody cannibals! How sweet a plant have you untimely cropp'd! You have no children, butchers! If you had, The thought of them would have stirr'd up remorse: But if you ever chance to have a child, Look in his youth to have him so cut off As, deathmen, you have rid this sweet young prince!

QUEEN MARGARET

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KING EDWARD IV

Away with her; go, bear her hence perforce.

KING EDWARD IV

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QUEEN MARGARET

Nay, never bear me hence, dispatch me here,Here sheathe thy sword, I'll pardon thee my death:What, wilt thou not? Then, Clarence, do it thou.

QUEEN MARGARET

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CLARENCE

By heaven, I will not do thee so much ease.

CLARENCE

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QUEEN MARGARET

Good Clarence, do; sweet Clarence, do thou do it.

QUEEN MARGARET

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CLARENCE

Didst thou not hear me swear I would not do it?

CLARENCE

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QUEEN MARGARET

Ay, but thou usest to forswear thyself: 'Twas sin before, but now 'tis charity. What, wilt thou not? Where is that devil's butcher, Hard-favour'd Richard? Richard, where art thou? Thou art not here: murder is thy alms-deed; Petitioners for blood thou ne'er put'st back.

QUEEN MARGARET

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KING EDWARD IV

Away, I say; I charge ye, bear her hence.

KING EDWARD IV

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QUEEN MARGARET

So come to you and yours, as to this Prince!

QUEEN MARGARET

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Exit, led out forcibly

KING EDWARD IV

Where's Richard gone?

KING EDWARD IV

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CLARENCE

To London, all in post; and, as I guess,To make a bloody supper in the Tower.

CLARENCE

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KING EDWARD IV

He's sudden if a thing comes in his head. Now march we hence: discharge the common sort With pay and thanks, and let's away to London And see our gentle queen how well she fares: By this, I hope, she hath a son for me.

KING EDWARD IV

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Exeunt

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