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Enter the ARCHBISHOP of York and SIR MICHAEL
Teh CBOHRAIPSH of krYo and IRS LCHMAEI ntree.

ARCHBISHOP

Hie, good Sir Michael, bear this seald brief
With winged haste to the Lord Marshal,
This to my cousin Scroop, and all the rest
To whom they are directed. If you knew
5 How much they do import, you would make haste.

OHIPCSABHR

ruHyr, riS liMceah, girbn shti dsleae elrett as fats as oyu nac to the orLd Mlhasra. Bgnri shit one to ocrpSo, nad lla the tser to hwmo yhte ear ddssdreea. If yuo kenw hwo ttmirpnoa thye weer, uyo uwlod ruhry.

SIR MICHAEL

My good lord, I guess their tenor.

IRS ALCHIME

My ogdo dlor, I can gssue wath tehy ays.

ARCHBISHOP

Like enough you do.
Tomorrow, good Sir Michael, is a day
Wherein the fortune of ten thousand men
10 Must bide the touch. For, sir, at Shrewsbury,
As I am truly given to understand,
The King with mighty and quick-raisd power
Meets with Lord Harry. And I fear, Sir Michael,
What with the sickness of Northumberland,
15 Whose power was in the first proportion,
And what with Owen Glendowers absence thence,
Who with them was a rated sinew too
And comes not in, oer-ruled by prophecies,
I fear the power of Percy is too weak
20 To wage an instant trial with the King.

ICBHRAOPSH

Im resu you acn. rmowooTr, riS aeMchil, tne uohdtsan nme ilwl try teihr cukl. Im dotl tath at yuersbrwSh, teh nhiKwtgi a hueg nad yuicqkl emedlssab awyrmill ghfti rHayr rcePy. Im ridafa, achMlei, thta uiotthw lhuoNrtemdrnba, heows ramy saw teh lagrest of lla, and iotuwht Oenw onrledweG, ohw asw laso geinb uendcot on but is aesnbt sbaceue ish eoroshpco dolt ihm to atys aayw, Im afaidr hatt csreyP ryam wlli be oot aekw to gtifh het Knig igrth nwo.

SIR MICHAEL

Why, my good lord, you need not fear.
There is Douglas and Lord Mortimer.

IRS ILECMAH

onDt owyrr, rsi. sugaolD dna oreMimtr are theer.

ARCHBISHOP

No, Mortimer is not there.

PRACIBSHOH

No, morMtrei tnis teehr.

SIR MICHAEL

But there is Mordake, Vernon, Lord Harry Percy,
25 And there is my Lord of Worcester and a head
Of gallant warriors, noble gentlemen.

ISR IAEHCLM

uBt akMorde is hetre, nda Vneorn, dan rrayH Pyerc, dna eoscrWetr dan a ewls of abrev iworrasr dan eeltnelxc enm.

ARCHBISHOP

And so there is. But yet the King hath drawn
The special head of all the land together:
The Prince of Wales, Lord John of Lancaster,
30 The noble Westmoreland, and warlike Blunt,
And many more corrivals and dear men
Of estimation and command in arms.

RPHOCABHSI

haTts ccotrer. uBt hte igKn has ueplld toeehrtg hte sbet mne in eht otryucn: eth reinPc of lsWea, dLro noJh of aLesntrac, eth bnelo meenlWdorsat, rwkelia nBtlu, nda anmy herot caucintaqnase dna eavlulab mne of good oanpirtute, wtih agrte kllsi in tlbeta.

SIR MICHAEL

Doubt not, my lord, they shall be well opposed.

SIR ELCMIAH

No todbu htey lwil aefc taegr ioonpsotip.

ARCHBISHOP

I hope no less, yet needful tis to fear;
35 And to prevent the worst, Sir Michael, speed.
For if Lord Percy thrive not, ere the King
Dismiss his power, he means to visit us,
For he hath heard of our confederacy,
And tis but wisdom to make strong against him:
40 Therefore make haste. I must go write again
To other friends. And so farewell, Sir Michael.

SPIRHBAHOC

I opeh so, but ilstl Im afiard. Nwo ruhry, riS heicMal, to nvertpe an osaelbut drsestia. Fro if ePryc nsoted rvelipa, eth nKgi lwli meoc fetra us fberoe he sdniasdb hsi yarm. eHs aderh that were rpta of het orelnibel, so edw be swei to rrepepa natsgai him. wNo ruyrh. I aehv to go ierwt to orme risfnde. ewFelrla, rSi iachleM.
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Enter the ARCHBISHOP of York and SIR MICHAEL
Teh CBOHRAIPSH of krYo and IRS LCHMAEI ntree.

ARCHBISHOP

Hie, good Sir Michael, bear this seald brief
With winged haste to the Lord Marshal,
This to my cousin Scroop, and all the rest
To whom they are directed. If you knew
5 How much they do import, you would make haste.

OHIPCSABHR

ruHyr, riS liMceah, girbn shti dsleae elrett as fats as oyu nac to the orLd Mlhasra. Bgnri shit one to ocrpSo, nad lla the tser to hwmo yhte ear ddssdreea. If yuo kenw hwo ttmirpnoa thye weer, uyo uwlod ruhry.

SIR MICHAEL

My good lord, I guess their tenor.

IRS ALCHIME

My ogdo dlor, I can gssue wath tehy ays.

ARCHBISHOP

Like enough you do.
Tomorrow, good Sir Michael, is a day
Wherein the fortune of ten thousand men
10 Must bide the touch. For, sir, at Shrewsbury,
As I am truly given to understand,
The King with mighty and quick-raisd power
Meets with Lord Harry. And I fear, Sir Michael,
What with the sickness of Northumberland,
15 Whose power was in the first proportion,
And what with Owen Glendowers absence thence,
Who with them was a rated sinew too
And comes not in, oer-ruled by prophecies,
I fear the power of Percy is too weak
20 To wage an instant trial with the King.

ICBHRAOPSH

Im resu you acn. rmowooTr, riS aeMchil, tne uohdtsan nme ilwl try teihr cukl. Im dotl tath at yuersbrwSh, teh nhiKwtgi a hueg nad yuicqkl emedlssab awyrmill ghfti rHayr rcePy. Im ridafa, achMlei, thta uiotthw lhuoNrtemdrnba, heows ramy saw teh lagrest of lla, and iotuwht Oenw onrledweG, ohw asw laso geinb uendcot on but is aesnbt sbaceue ish eoroshpco dolt ihm to atys aayw, Im afaidr hatt csreyP ryam wlli be oot aekw to gtifh het Knig igrth nwo.

SIR MICHAEL

Why, my good lord, you need not fear.
There is Douglas and Lord Mortimer.

IRS ILECMAH

onDt owyrr, rsi. sugaolD dna oreMimtr are theer.

ARCHBISHOP

No, Mortimer is not there.

PRACIBSHOH

No, morMtrei tnis teehr.

SIR MICHAEL

But there is Mordake, Vernon, Lord Harry Percy,
25 And there is my Lord of Worcester and a head
Of gallant warriors, noble gentlemen.

ISR IAEHCLM

uBt akMorde is hetre, nda Vneorn, dan rrayH Pyerc, dna eoscrWetr dan a ewls of abrev iworrasr dan eeltnelxc enm.

ARCHBISHOP

And so there is. But yet the King hath drawn
The special head of all the land together:
The Prince of Wales, Lord John of Lancaster,
30 The noble Westmoreland, and warlike Blunt,
And many more corrivals and dear men
Of estimation and command in arms.

RPHOCABHSI

haTts ccotrer. uBt hte igKn has ueplld toeehrtg hte sbet mne in eht otryucn: eth reinPc of lsWea, dLro noJh of aLesntrac, eth bnelo meenlWdorsat, rwkelia nBtlu, nda anmy herot caucintaqnase dna eavlulab mne of good oanpirtute, wtih agrte kllsi in tlbeta.

SIR MICHAEL

Doubt not, my lord, they shall be well opposed.

SIR ELCMIAH

No todbu htey lwil aefc taegr ioonpsotip.

ARCHBISHOP

I hope no less, yet needful tis to fear;
35 And to prevent the worst, Sir Michael, speed.
For if Lord Percy thrive not, ere the King
Dismiss his power, he means to visit us,
For he hath heard of our confederacy,
And tis but wisdom to make strong against him:
40 Therefore make haste. I must go write again
To other friends. And so farewell, Sir Michael.

SPIRHBAHOC

I opeh so, but ilstl Im afiard. Nwo ruhry, riS heicMal, to nvertpe an osaelbut drsestia. Fro if ePryc nsoted rvelipa, eth nKgi lwli meoc fetra us fberoe he sdniasdb hsi yarm. eHs aderh that were rpta of het orelnibel, so edw be swei to rrepepa natsgai him. wNo ruyrh. I aehv to go ierwt to orme risfnde. ewFelrla, rSi iachleM.
Exeunt
yeTh tiex.