Henry IV Part 2

by: William Shakespeare

  Act 4 Scene 3

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Derives itself to me. (he puts the crown on his head) Lo,
   where it sits,
175Which God shall guard. And put the world’s whole strength
Into one giant arm, it shall not force
This lineal honor from me. This from thee
Will I to mine leave, as ’tis left to me.
(he puts the crown on his head) Look, here it sits, and God will guard it. Even if all the strength in the world were gathered into a single, giant arm, it wouldn’t be able to force this inherited honor from me. I will leave this to my son as you’ve left it to me.
Exit PRINCE HENRY
PRINCE HENRY exits.

KING

(waking) Warwick! Gloucester! Clarence!

KING

(waking) Warwick! Gloucester! Clarence!
Enter WARWICK, GLOUCESTER, CLARENCE, and the rest
WARWICK, GLOUCESTER, CLARENCE, and the rest enter.

CLARENCE

   Doth the King call?

CLARENCE

Did you call, sir?

WARWICK

180What would your Majesty? How fares your Grace?

WARWICK

What can we do for you, your highness? How are you feeling?

KING

Why did you leave me here alone, my lords?

KING

Why did you leave me alone, sirs?

CLARENCE

We left the Prince my brother here, my liege,
Who undertook to sit and watch by you.

CLARENCE

We left my brother, Prince Hal, here. He decided to sit with you.

KING

The Prince of Wales? Where is he? Let me see him.
185He is not here.

KING

The Prince of Wales? Where is he? I want to see him. He’s not here.

WARWICK

This door is open. He is gone this way.

WARWICK

This door’s open. He went this way.

GLOUCESTER

He came not through the chamber where we stayed.

GLOUCESTER

He didn’t come through the room we were in.

KING

Where is the crown? Who took it from my pillow?

KING

Where’s the crown? Who took it off my pillow?

WARWICK

When we withdrew, my liege, we left it here.

WARWICK

When we left, sir, it was here.

KING

190The Prince hath ta'en it hence. Go seek him out.
Is he so hasty that he doth suppose my sleep my death?
Find him, my Lord of Warwick. Chide him hither.

KING

The Prince has taken it. Go, find him. Is he in such a hurry that he thinks my sleep is my death? Find him, Lord Warwick. Rebuke him, and bring him here.

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