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sirrah, [Stabbing him] with a new wound in
your thigh, come you along with me. [Takes Hotspur on his Back.
Re-enter PRINCE HENRY and PRINCE JOHN. P. Hen. Come, brother John, full bravely hast thou
flesh'd Thy maiden sword. P. John.
But soft! whoin bave we here?
Fal. No, that's certain; I am not a double inan: but if I be not' Jack Falstaff, then am I a Jack. There is Percy: [Throwing the Body down] if your
father will do me any honour, so; if not, let bin kill the next Percy himself. I look to be either earl or duke, I can
P. Hen. Why, Percy I killed myself, and saw thee dead.
Fal. Didst thou ?-Lord, ford, how this world is given to lying !-I grant you, I was down, and out of breath; and so was he :—but we rose both at an instant, and fought a long hour by Sbrewsbury clock. If I may be believed, so; if not, let them, that should reward valour, bear the sin upon their own heads. I'll take it upon my death, I gave him this wound in the thigh : if the man were alive, and would deny it, I would make him eat a piece of my sword.
P. John. This is the strangest tale that e'er I heard.
P. Hen. This is the strangest fellow, brother John.Come, bring your luggage nobly on your back : For my part, if a lie may do thee grace, I'll gild it with the happiest terms I have.
[A Retreat is sounded. The trampet sounds retreat, the day is ours.
Come, brother, let's to the highest of the field,
[Exeunt Prince Henry and Prince John. Fal. I'll follow, as they say, for reward. He that rewards me, God reward him! If I do grow great, I'll grow less; for I'll purge, and leave sack, and livé cleanly, as a nobleman should do.
[Exit, bearing off the Body. SCENE V. Another Part of the Field. The Trumpets sound. Enter King Henry, PRINCE
HENRY, PRINCE John, WESTMORELAND, and others; with WORCESTER and VERNON, Prisoners.
K. Hen. Thus ever did rebellion find rebuke.
Wor. What I have done, my safety urg'd me to;
K. Hen. Bear Worcester to the death, and Vernon loo: Other offenders we will pause upon.,
[Exeunt Worcester and Vernon, guarded. How goes the field ?
P. Hen. The noble Scot, lord Douglas, when he saw The fortune of the day quite turn’d from him, The noble Percy slain, and all his men Upon the foot of fear,-fled with the rest; And, falling from a hill, he was so bruis’d, That the pursuers took him. At my tent The Douglas is; and I beseech your grace, I inay dispose of him. K. Hen.
With all iny heart.
P. Hen. Then, brother John of Lancaster, to you This honourable bounty shall belong: Go to the Douglas, and deliver him Up to his pleasure, ransomless, and free: His valour, shown upon our crests to-day, Hath taught us how io cherish such high deeds, Even in the bosom of our adversaries. K. Hen. Then this remains,—that we divide our
power.You, son John, and my cousin Westmoreland, Towards York shall bend you, with your dearest speed, To meet Northumberland, and the prelate Scroop, Who, as we hear, are busily in arms: Myself,--and you, sou Harry,—will towards Wales, To fight with Glendower, and the earl of March. Rebellion in this land shall lose his sway, Meeting the check of such another day: And since this business so far is done, Let us not leave till all our own be won. [Ereunt.
C. Whittingham, Printer, Chiswick.
King Henry v.
John of Lancaster, afterwards his Sons :
wards ( 2 Henry V3") Duke of Gloster, Earl of Warwick, Earl of Westmoreland,
Pof the King's
Enemies to the