Henry IV, Part 1

by: William Shakespeare

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BLUNT
Shall I return this answer to the King?
BLUNT
Should I bring this answer to the King?
HOTSPUR
Not so, Sir Walter. We’ll withdraw awhile.
110Go 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.
HOTSPUR
No, Sir Walter. We’ll stand down for a while. Go to the King. My uncle will bring him our demands early in the morning, provided that you arrange for a guarantee that he’ll be allowed to return safely. And so, farewell.
BLUNT
I would you would accept of grace and love.
BLUNT
I wish you would accept the King’s offer of kindness and love.
HOTSPUR
115And maybe so we shall.
HOTSPUR
Perhaps we will.
BLUNT
   Pray God you do.
BLUNT
I pray to God you do.
Exeunt
They exit.