No Fear Act 4 Scene 7
No Fear Act 4 Scene 7 Page 5

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GENTLEMAN

   Holds it true, sir, that the Duke of Cornwall was so slain?

GENTLEMAN

Is it true, sir, that the Duke of Cornwall was killed as they say?

KENT

   Most certain, sir.

KENT

Yes, it’s true, sir.

GENTLEMAN

Who is conductor of his people?

GENTLEMAN

Who is leading his men?

KENT

As ’tis said, the bastard son of Gloucester.

KENT

They say Gloucester’s bastard son is.

GENTLEMAN

90They say Edgar, his banished son, is with the Earl of Kent in Germany.

GENTLEMAN

I hear that Edgar, Gloucester’s exiled son, is with the Earl of Kent in Germany.

KENT

Report is changeable. Tis time to look about. The powers of the kingdom approach apace.

KENT

You can’t trust all the rumors. It’s time to reassess the situation. The British troops are coming near.

GENTLEMAN

The arbitrament is like to be bloody. Fare you well, sir.

GENTLEMAN

It will likely be a bloody fight. Goodbye, sir.
Exit GENTLEMAN
He exits.

KENT

95My point and period will be throughly wrought,
Or well or ill, as this day’s battle’s fought.

KENT

My life and my plans completely depend on how today’s battle ends.
Exit
He exits.