Henry IV Part 2

by: William Shakespeare

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MISTRESS QUICKLY

O God, that right should thus overcome might! Well, of
sufferance comes ease.

MISTRESS QUICKLY

Oh God! I can’t believe that right is overcoming might! Well, challenges build character.

DOLL TEARSHEET

Come, you rogue, come, bring me to a justice.

DOLL TEARSHEET

Come on, you bastard, come on. Bring me to a judge.

MISTRESS QUICKLY

25Ay, come, you starved bloodhound.

MISTRESS QUICKLY

Yeah, come on, you starved dog.

DOLL TEARSHEET

Goodman Death, Goodman Bones!

DOLL TEARSHEET

Master Death! Master Bones!

MISTRESS QUICKLY

Thou atomy, thou!

MISTRESS QUICKLY

You skeleton, you!

DOLL TEARSHEET

Come, you thin thing, come, you rascal.

DOLL TEARSHEET

Come on, you thin thing; come on, you lean deer!

FIRST BEADLE

Very well.

FIRST BEADLE

Very well.
Exeunt
They exit.