No Fear Act 3 Scene 5
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CONSTABLE

This becomes the great!
Sorry am I his numbers are so few,
His soldiers sick and famished in their march,
60For, I am sure, when he shall see our army
He’ll drop his heart into the sink of fear
And for achievement offer us his ransom.

CONSTABLE

Now that’s a mission worthy of great men! I’m only sorry that his numbers are so few and those men he has sick and starving on the march. When he sees our army, I’m sure his heart will sink with fear and he’ll offer us a large sum in exchange for avoiding battleof.

KING OF FRANCE

Therefore, Lord Constable, haste on Montjoy
And let him say to England that we send
65To know what willing ransom he will give.
—Prince Dauphin, you shall stay with us in Rouen.

KING OF FRANCE

Have Montjoy hurry, then, Lord Constable, and have him ask the king of England what he is willing to pay us to get out of the war. Prince Dauphin, you’ll stay with me in Rouen.

DAUPHIN

Not so, I do beseech your Majesty.

DAUPHIN

No, please, I beg your Majesty.

KING OF FRANCE

Be patient, for you shall remain with us.
—Now forth, Lord Constable and princes all,
70And quickly bring us word of England’s fall.

KING OF FRANCE

Be patient, because you’re staying with me. Go now, Lord Constable and all you princes, and quickly bring us news of England’s defeat.
Exeunt
They all exit.