Henry IV, Part 1

by: William Shakespeare

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FALSTAFF

What, is the King encamped?

FALSTAFF

What, has the King already made camp?

WESTMORELAND

He is, Sir John. I fear we shall stay too long.

WESTMORELAND

He has, Sir John: I’m afraid we may be too late.

FALSTAFF

   Well,
To the latter end of a fray and the beginning of a feast
70Fits a dull fighter and a keen guest.

FALSTAFF

Well, a hungry guest arrives early for a feast, but a poor soldier arrives late to a battle.
Exeunt
They exit.