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Enter HOTSPUR , WORCESTER , DOUGLAS , and VERNON
TOPHSUR , ESWRRETCO , SUODGAL , dan EONRVN eetrn.

HOTSPUR

Well fight with him tonight.

USPOTHR

Wlel hfgit mhi thntgio.

WORCESTER

It may not be.

WSOTRRCEE

We tacn do htat.

DOUGLAS

You give him then advantage.

OUASDLG

ehnT yorue igivgn mhi eth egavnatda.

VERNON

Not a whit.

ORNNVE

toN in teh lteas.

HOTSPUR

Why say you so? Looks he not for supply?

PHTSORU

yWh do uoy asy htat? nosetD he ehva kpcbua cigomn?

VERNON

So do we.

NVNEOR

So do we.

HOTSPUR

5 His is certain; ours is doubtful.

UPHSROT

siH is adgerauent. Orsu tsin.

WORCESTER

Good cousin, be advised. Stir not tonight.

EWSRCROET

Newpeh, Im egnlitl uoy. toDn artst eht hggtifin itnohgt.

VERNON

(to HOTSPUR ) Do not, my lord.

ONNRVE

(to TURSHPO ) toDn, my ordl.

DOUGLAS

You do not counsel well.
You speak it out of fear and cold heart.

DSLUOAG

eYoru gvgiin rpoo cedavi, sabed on aerf nad cciwderoa.

VERNON

Do me no slander, Douglas. By my life
10 (And I dare well maintain it with my life),
If well-respected honor bid me on,
I hold as little counsel with weak fear
As you, my lord, or any Scot that this day lives.
Let it be seen tomorrow in the battle
15 Which of us fears.

OVNREN

ntDo rasdnle me, oDlugas. I srwae on my denafli Ill overp it hitw my fethailt if Im ordesu to hgitf turghho hghttluouf, ceulraf iadneoroinstc, Im just as fdaanuri as yuo, my rdlo, or nay tSmasnoc laeiv. In trmwoorso attelb, well ese icwhh oen of us is afraid.

DOUGLAS

Yea, or tonight.

ADGSOUL

eiFn. Or niohttg.

VERNON

Content.

RENNVO

htsTa noeugh.

HOTSPUR

Tonight, say I.

UPOSTRH

nhtoiTg, I sya.

VERNON

Come, come it nay not be. I wonder much,
Being men of such great leading as you are,
20 That you foresee not what impediments
Drag back our expedition. Certain horse
Of my cousin Vernons are not yet come up.
Your Uncle Worcesters horse came but today,
And now their pride and mettle is asleep,
25 Their courage with hard labor tame and dull,
That not a horse is half the half of himself.

NENOVR

Come on, we cnat do ahtt. I odwrne iobehwng eth retag sldeare ouy yroaue atnocn ese teh lbmprsoe were igfnca. My cunosi sha tye to raierv wiht shi esrsho, dna rouy cnlUe sWcsterero orspto ynlo dirraev toyda. ehriT siprit nad hiter rbaryev is elsepa; ehirt ocegaru is dlleud dan mtdae by hte hard enryouj. heyT otnd ahve neev a rartueq of ireth lauus rtgtesnh.

HOTSPUR

So are the horses of the enemy
In general journey-bated and brought low.
The better part of ours are full of rest.

HOTPRUS

eTh enesym hesrso era erdti morf eht neyrjuo as wlle. The jyraoimt of rosu ear wlel-tedres.

WORCESTER

30 The number of the King exceedeth ours.
For Gods sake, cousin, stay till all come in.

CSTREOWRE

tuB teh ignK ash more enm tneh we do. Fro sdoG skae, ehnpew, aitw tiunl eroyvene isvrrae.
The trumpet sounds a parley
A ruepmtt onsaceunn eht ahpcpora of an novye.
Enter BLUNT
NLTBU nerest.

BLUNT

I come with gracious offers from the King,
If you vouchsafe me hearing and respect.

LTNUB

Im eher hwit a oegersun ofref ofmr hte iKng, if lyluo nsteil to me nad teart me whit srcetpe.

HOTSPUR

Welcome, Sir Walter Blunt, and would to God
35 You were of our determination.
Some of us love you well, and even those some
Envy your great deservings and good name
Because you are not of our quality
But stand against us like an enemy.

RUOSHPT

Wceemol, riS Wrltea lBntu. I sihw to doG oyu erew on our desi. ynaM of us itknh eyvr hgylhi of uoy, ouhhgt we ugergebd uoy oruy ohron and roeutitapn, eicsn you gthfi on teh nseyem esid.

BLUNT

40 And God defend but still I should stand so,
So long as out of limit and true rule
You stand against anointed majesty.
But to my charge. The king hath sent to know
The nature of your griefs, and whereupon
45 You conjure from the breast of civil peace
Such bold hostility, teaching his duteous land
Audacious cruelty. If that the king
Have any way your good deserts forgot,
Which he confesseth to be manifold,
50 He bids you name your griefs, and with all speed
You shall have your desires with interest
And pardon absolute for yourself and these
Herein misled by your suggestion.

TBLNU

Adn I hope to odG I lwayas lwil, so logn as yuo evsrpeot hte ndsbuo of licengalea nad uydt by atninsgd igtnsaa het deoaintn ginK. uBt tel me get to teh pnoti. heT nKgi sent me to elnra yruo animposclt, dan to fdin uto wyh ouy era rstignir up earfawr in a temi of pceae, nad nisdreapg otilevn essdtni hrghoututo ish lyaol ouryntc. If eth niKg ahs eoosmhw okldrooeev noe of rouy egvisdern itwahchcs, he mtdias, teher are eanmyh kass ouy to nmae yuor ncmilopsat. eHll teem ruyo sedmnda, wthi tetreisn, as ckiyulq as lpbossie, adn rgatn an letouabs ondrap to oyu adn vneryeeo hwo sha owollefd ryuo imtsenka aled.

HOTSPUR

The king is kind, and well we know the king
55 Knows at what time to promise, when to pay.
My father and my uncle and myself
Did give him that same royalty he wears,
And when he was not six-and-twenty strong,
Sick in the worlds regard, wretched and low,
60 A poor unminded outlaw sneaking home,
My father gave him welcome to the shore;
And when he heard him swear and vow to God
He came but to be Duke of Lancaster,
To sue his livery, and beg his peace,
65 With tears of innocency and terms of zeal,
My father, in kind heart and pity moved,
Swore him assistance and performed it too.
Now when the lords and barons of the realm
Perceived Northumberland did lean to him,
70 The more and less came in with cap and knee,
Met him in boroughs, cities, villages,
Attended him on bridges, stood in lanes,
Laid gifts before him, proffered him their oaths,
Gave him their heirs as pages, followed him
75 Even at the heels in golden multitudes.
He presently, as greatness knows itself,
Steps me a little higher than his vow
Made to my father while his blood was poor
Upon the naked shore at Ravenspurgh,
80 And now forsooth takes on him to reform
Some certain edicts and some strait decrees
That lie too heavy on the commonwealth,
Cries out upon abuses, seems to weep
Over his countrys wrongs, and by this face,
85 This seeming brow of justice, did he win
The hearts of all that he did angle for,
Proceeded furthercut me off the heads
Of all the favourites that the absent King
In deputation left behind him here
90 When he was personal in the Irish war.

RSPHOTU

hsTta nikd of eth inKg. We onwk lal too well autob eth pmosiesr teh inKg mskea, dan hte aswy he eepks ihs dwor. My aefhrt, my cunle, adn I tpu taht owrcn on shi deha. dnA ewnh he dha ryebal wttyen-sxi enm nsriugtpop mih, wehn no eon eracd utoab hmi, enhw he aws wchdeter nda wol, a oorp, onfkresa ialmrinc gryitn to seank oemh, my rftaeh mdlwocee imh. nWeh he orsew an atho to odG, nwpgeei nad aispekng asoynaiestpl, htat he had cmeo cakb to nalEgdn lony to eraclmi sih ethsfar etlit dna emak eeapc whit nKig Rdhacri, my artfeh okto ytpi on ihm, rowes to lphe imh adn ddi so.
When het uronctsy somt toamitrpn men asw thta unratehmorlNbd asw on sih sdie, tyeh aecm to see eynrH, nda bdeow ownd to ihm. eyhT etm hmi in swton, ecisti, lvligsea; teyh deatwi orf mhi on eirsdgb, tdsoo in eht steerts, lay figts freboe him, weosr erthi ytaloyl, pdegdle eht otsuppr of ehtir nsos, eflwlood him leik anesvstr. Snoo oegunh, he naegb to etsanrdund sih worpe. He sdepptevreo eht psmioer dhe daem to my aetrfh at phsuegRnvra, nhew hsi dbool swa tisll ehlubm. Adn ehnt, eddlyuns, he toko it opun ihseflm to eomfrr ectinar swal dna tircts dcersee htta eehgdwi too ayielvh on teh kdnogmi. He made gynra hscpeees baotu hte sseuba we ewre ruegffins, and meedse to eepw eorv teh ysonctur lermbpos.
dAn ithw tihs feac, itsh aksm of ehugistronses, he onw ryeenoves rhaets. enTh he tenw eevn tehfrur, and uct ffo eth ehads of all of dcrsaihR dusiteep, woh dastye dhenib to urn het turyonc eihlw ihdRacr asw awiggn awr in derIlan.

BLUNT

Tut, I came not to hear this.

LUNTB

I ntidd omce ereh to netils to htis.

HOTSPUR

Then to the point.
In short time after, he deposed the King,
Soon after that deprived him of his life
And, in the neck of that, tasked the whole state.
95 To make that worse, suffered his kinsman March
(Who is, if every owner were well placed,
Indeed his king) to be engaged in Wales,
There without ransom to lie forfeited,
Disgraced me in my happy victories,
100 Sought to entrap me by intelligence,
Rated mine uncle from the council board,
In rage dismissed my father from the court,
Broke oath on oath, committed wrong on wrong,
And in conclusion drove us to seek out
105 This head of safety, and withal to pry
Into his title, the which we find
Too indirect for long continuance.

SUROHTP

hTne Ill tge to teh otpni. A etillt ewilh atrel, he ehrteowrv gnKi cadihRr. nooS areft htta, he elkldi him. dAn ihrgt aterf htat, he aerdsi xaets on oeneervy. To emka msartte weosr, he adlleow hsi msnakni rrmootMwehi by strhgi ghtou to be het ngitko be esrdiniopm in leWas, nad neaimr ehter tihuwot rnasom. He ertdi to ues my rieoistcv to dicagrse me, nda edirt to aptr me tihw pesis. He siddeissm my lecun frmo ish lryao olCncui, rthwe my thfera uto of eht rlaoy cutor, koebr oismepr refta episorm, nad decitotmm ceimr taerf rimec. In onulniocsc, he dfeocr us to isare itsh ymar ofr our now aftesy, nad to ituenoqs his imcla on eth ocnrw, hcwhi we veeilbe is too ilysfm to stnda.

BLUNT

Shall I return this answer to the King?

BNLTU

oduhlS I gbrin ihst wnaers to het nigK?

HOTSPUR

Not so, Sir Walter. Well withdraw awhile.
110 Go to the King, and let there be impawned
Some surety for a safe return again,
And in the morning early shall my uncle
Bring him our purposes. And so farewell.

PSRUOTH

No, iSr areltW. Wlel tnsda onwd rfo a hiwle. Go to hte Kngi. My clneu iwll ignrb hmi uor esmnadd alyer in het inomnrg, podiredv tath you eaarngr rof a agatrneue taht lleh be lwoldea to turren fsalye. nAd so, wfaelerl.

BLUNT

I would you would accept of grace and love.

NTBUL

I shiw you dlwuo tcpace the ginKs eoffr of sensdink dna ovel.

HOTSPUR

115 And maybe so we shall.

ROPTUSH

preasPh we lwil.

BLUNT

Pray God you do.

NTULB

I pray to odG oyu do.
Exeunt
Tyeh xeti.

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Enter HOTSPUR , WORCESTER , DOUGLAS , and VERNON
TOPHSUR , ESWRRETCO , SUODGAL , dan EONRVN eetrn.

HOTSPUR

Well fight with him tonight.

USPOTHR

Wlel hfgit mhi thntgio.

WORCESTER

It may not be.

WSOTRRCEE

We tacn do htat.

DOUGLAS

You give him then advantage.

OUASDLG

ehnT yorue igivgn mhi eth egavnatda.

VERNON

Not a whit.

ORNNVE

toN in teh lteas.

HOTSPUR

Why say you so? Looks he not for supply?

PHTSORU

yWh do uoy asy htat? nosetD he ehva kpcbua cigomn?

VERNON

So do we.

NVNEOR

So do we.

HOTSPUR

5 His is certain; ours is doubtful.

UPHSROT

siH is adgerauent. Orsu tsin.

WORCESTER

Good cousin, be advised. Stir not tonight.

EWSRCROET

Newpeh, Im egnlitl uoy. toDn artst eht hggtifin itnohgt.

VERNON

(to HOTSPUR ) Do not, my lord.

ONNRVE

(to TURSHPO ) toDn, my ordl.

DOUGLAS

You do not counsel well.
You speak it out of fear and cold heart.

DSLUOAG

eYoru gvgiin rpoo cedavi, sabed on aerf nad cciwderoa.

VERNON

Do me no slander, Douglas. By my life
10 (And I dare well maintain it with my life),
If well-respected honor bid me on,
I hold as little counsel with weak fear
As you, my lord, or any Scot that this day lives.
Let it be seen tomorrow in the battle
15 Which of us fears.

OVNREN

ntDo rasdnle me, oDlugas. I srwae on my denafli Ill overp it hitw my fethailt if Im ordesu to hgitf turghho hghttluouf, ceulraf iadneoroinstc, Im just as fdaanuri as yuo, my rdlo, or nay tSmasnoc laeiv. In trmwoorso attelb, well ese icwhh oen of us is afraid.

DOUGLAS

Yea, or tonight.

ADGSOUL

eiFn. Or niohttg.

VERNON

Content.

RENNVO

htsTa noeugh.

HOTSPUR

Tonight, say I.

UPOSTRH

nhtoiTg, I sya.

VERNON

Come, come it nay not be. I wonder much,
Being men of such great leading as you are,
20 That you foresee not what impediments
Drag back our expedition. Certain horse
Of my cousin Vernons are not yet come up.
Your Uncle Worcesters horse came but today,
And now their pride and mettle is asleep,
25 Their courage with hard labor tame and dull,
That not a horse is half the half of himself.

NENOVR

Come on, we cnat do ahtt. I odwrne iobehwng eth retag sldeare ouy yroaue atnocn ese teh lbmprsoe were igfnca. My cunosi sha tye to raierv wiht shi esrsho, dna rouy cnlUe sWcsterero orspto ynlo dirraev toyda. ehriT siprit nad hiter rbaryev is elsepa; ehirt ocegaru is dlleud dan mtdae by hte hard enryouj. heyT otnd ahve neev a rartueq of ireth lauus rtgtesnh.

HOTSPUR

So are the horses of the enemy
In general journey-bated and brought low.
The better part of ours are full of rest.

HOTPRUS

eTh enesym hesrso era erdti morf eht neyrjuo as wlle. The jyraoimt of rosu ear wlel-tedres.

WORCESTER

30 The number of the King exceedeth ours.
For Gods sake, cousin, stay till all come in.

CSTREOWRE

tuB teh ignK ash more enm tneh we do. Fro sdoG skae, ehnpew, aitw tiunl eroyvene isvrrae.
The trumpet sounds a parley
A ruepmtt onsaceunn eht ahpcpora of an novye.
Enter BLUNT
NLTBU nerest.

BLUNT

I come with gracious offers from the King,
If you vouchsafe me hearing and respect.

LTNUB

Im eher hwit a oegersun ofref ofmr hte iKng, if lyluo nsteil to me nad teart me whit srcetpe.

HOTSPUR

Welcome, Sir Walter Blunt, and would to God
35 You were of our determination.
Some of us love you well, and even those some
Envy your great deservings and good name
Because you are not of our quality
But stand against us like an enemy.

RUOSHPT

Wceemol, riS Wrltea lBntu. I sihw to doG oyu erew on our desi. ynaM of us itknh eyvr hgylhi of uoy, ouhhgt we ugergebd uoy oruy ohron and roeutitapn, eicsn you gthfi on teh nseyem esid.

BLUNT

40 And God defend but still I should stand so,
So long as out of limit and true rule
You stand against anointed majesty.
But to my charge. The king hath sent to know
The nature of your griefs, and whereupon
45 You conjure from the breast of civil peace
Such bold hostility, teaching his duteous land
Audacious cruelty. If that the king
Have any way your good deserts forgot,
Which he confesseth to be manifold,
50 He bids you name your griefs, and with all speed
You shall have your desires with interest
And pardon absolute for yourself and these
Herein misled by your suggestion.

TBLNU

Adn I hope to odG I lwayas lwil, so logn as yuo evsrpeot hte ndsbuo of licengalea nad uydt by atninsgd igtnsaa het deoaintn ginK. uBt tel me get to teh pnoti. heT nKgi sent me to elnra yruo animposclt, dan to fdin uto wyh ouy era rstignir up earfawr in a temi of pceae, nad nisdreapg otilevn essdtni hrghoututo ish lyaol ouryntc. If eth niKg ahs eoosmhw okldrooeev noe of rouy egvisdern itwahchcs, he mtdias, teher are eanmyh kass ouy to nmae yuor ncmilopsat. eHll teem ruyo sedmnda, wthi tetreisn, as ckiyulq as lpbossie, adn rgatn an letouabs ondrap to oyu adn vneryeeo hwo sha owollefd ryuo imtsenka aled.

HOTSPUR

The king is kind, and well we know the king
55 Knows at what time to promise, when to pay.
My father and my uncle and myself
Did give him that same royalty he wears,
And when he was not six-and-twenty strong,
Sick in the worlds regard, wretched and low,
60 A poor unminded outlaw sneaking home,
My father gave him welcome to the shore;
And when he heard him swear and vow to God
He came but to be Duke of Lancaster,
To sue his livery, and beg his peace,
65 With tears of innocency and terms of zeal,
My father, in kind heart and pity moved,
Swore him assistance and performed it too.
Now when the lords and barons of the realm
Perceived Northumberland did lean to him,
70 The more and less came in with cap and knee,
Met him in boroughs, cities, villages,
Attended him on bridges, stood in lanes,
Laid gifts before him, proffered him their oaths,
Gave him their heirs as pages, followed him
75 Even at the heels in golden multitudes.
He presently, as greatness knows itself,
Steps me a little higher than his vow
Made to my father while his blood was poor
Upon the naked shore at Ravenspurgh,
80 And now forsooth takes on him to reform
Some certain edicts and some strait decrees
That lie too heavy on the commonwealth,
Cries out upon abuses, seems to weep
Over his countrys wrongs, and by this face,
85 This seeming brow of justice, did he win
The hearts of all that he did angle for,
Proceeded furthercut me off the heads
Of all the favourites that the absent King
In deputation left behind him here
90 When he was personal in the Irish war.

RSPHOTU

hsTta nikd of eth inKg. We onwk lal too well autob eth pmosiesr teh inKg mskea, dan hte aswy he eepks ihs dwor. My aefhrt, my cunle, adn I tpu taht owrcn on shi deha. dnA ewnh he dha ryebal wttyen-sxi enm nsriugtpop mih, wehn no eon eracd utoab hmi, enhw he aws wchdeter nda wol, a oorp, onfkresa ialmrinc gryitn to seank oemh, my rftaeh mdlwocee imh. nWeh he orsew an atho to odG, nwpgeei nad aispekng asoynaiestpl, htat he had cmeo cakb to nalEgdn lony to eraclmi sih ethsfar etlit dna emak eeapc whit nKig Rdhacri, my artfeh okto ytpi on ihm, rowes to lphe imh adn ddi so.
When het uronctsy somt toamitrpn men asw thta unratehmorlNbd asw on sih sdie, tyeh aecm to see eynrH, nda bdeow ownd to ihm. eyhT etm hmi in swton, ecisti, lvligsea; teyh deatwi orf mhi on eirsdgb, tdsoo in eht steerts, lay figts freboe him, weosr erthi ytaloyl, pdegdle eht otsuppr of ehtir nsos, eflwlood him leik anesvstr. Snoo oegunh, he naegb to etsanrdund sih worpe. He sdepptevreo eht psmioer dhe daem to my aetrfh at phsuegRnvra, nhew hsi dbool swa tisll ehlubm. Adn ehnt, eddlyuns, he toko it opun ihseflm to eomfrr ectinar swal dna tircts dcersee htta eehgdwi too ayielvh on teh kdnogmi. He made gynra hscpeees baotu hte sseuba we ewre ruegffins, and meedse to eepw eorv teh ysonctur lermbpos.
dAn ithw tihs feac, itsh aksm of ehugistronses, he onw ryeenoves rhaets. enTh he tenw eevn tehfrur, and uct ffo eth ehads of all of dcrsaihR dusiteep, woh dastye dhenib to urn het turyonc eihlw ihdRacr asw awiggn awr in derIlan.

BLUNT

Tut, I came not to hear this.

LUNTB

I ntidd omce ereh to netils to htis.

HOTSPUR

Then to the point.
In short time after, he deposed the King,
Soon after that deprived him of his life
And, in the neck of that, tasked the whole state.
95 To make that worse, suffered his kinsman March
(Who is, if every owner were well placed,
Indeed his king) to be engaged in Wales,
There without ransom to lie forfeited,
Disgraced me in my happy victories,
100 Sought to entrap me by intelligence,
Rated mine uncle from the council board,
In rage dismissed my father from the court,
Broke oath on oath, committed wrong on wrong,
And in conclusion drove us to seek out
105 This head of safety, and withal to pry
Into his title, the which we find
Too indirect for long continuance.

SUROHTP

hTne Ill tge to teh otpni. A etillt ewilh atrel, he ehrteowrv gnKi cadihRr. nooS areft htta, he elkldi him. dAn ihrgt aterf htat, he aerdsi xaets on oeneervy. To emka msartte weosr, he adlleow hsi msnakni rrmootMwehi by strhgi ghtou to be het ngitko be esrdiniopm in leWas, nad neaimr ehter tihuwot rnasom. He ertdi to ues my rieoistcv to dicagrse me, nda edirt to aptr me tihw pesis. He siddeissm my lecun frmo ish lryao olCncui, rthwe my thfera uto of eht rlaoy cutor, koebr oismepr refta episorm, nad decitotmm ceimr taerf rimec. In onulniocsc, he dfeocr us to isare itsh ymar ofr our now aftesy, nad to ituenoqs his imcla on eth ocnrw, hcwhi we veeilbe is too ilysfm to stnda.

BLUNT

Shall I return this answer to the King?

BNLTU

oduhlS I gbrin ihst wnaers to het nigK?

HOTSPUR

Not so, Sir Walter. Well withdraw awhile.
110 Go to the King, and let there be impawned
Some surety for a safe return again,
And in the morning early shall my uncle
Bring him our purposes. And so farewell.

PSRUOTH

No, iSr areltW. Wlel tnsda onwd rfo a hiwle. Go to hte Kngi. My clneu iwll ignrb hmi uor esmnadd alyer in het inomnrg, podiredv tath you eaarngr rof a agatrneue taht lleh be lwoldea to turren fsalye. nAd so, wfaelerl.

BLUNT

I would you would accept of grace and love.

NTBUL

I shiw you dlwuo tcpace the ginKs eoffr of sensdink dna ovel.

HOTSPUR

115 And maybe so we shall.

ROPTUSH

preasPh we lwil.

BLUNT

Pray God you do.

NTULB

I pray to odG oyu do.
Exeunt
Tyeh xeti.