Artboard Created with Sketch. Close Search Dialog
! Error Created with Sketch.
No Fear Act 5 Scene 3
No Fear Act 5 Scene 3 Page 6

Original Text

Modern Text

Exit REGAN, led
REGAN is helped to exit.
115Come hither, herald.—Let the trumpet sound,—
And read out this. (gives the HERALD a document)
Come here, herald.—Let the trumpet sound!—Read this out. (he hands the HERALD a document)

SECOND CAPTAIN

Sound, trumpet!

SECOND CAPTAIN

Blow the trumpet!
A trumpet sounds
A trumpet sounds.

HERALD

(reads)
“If any man of quality or degree within the lists of the army will maintain upon Edmund, supposed Earl of Gloucester, that he is a manifold traitor, let him appear by the third sound of the trumpet. He is bold in his defense.”

HERALD

(reads)
“If any noble man in the army asserts that Edmund, so-called Earl of Gloucester, is a traitor many times over, let him step forward by the third trumpet blast.”

EDMUND

Sound!

EDMUND

Sound!
First trumpet
First trumpet sounds.

HERALD

Again!

HERALD

Again!
Second trumpet
Second trumpet sounds.

HERALD

Again!

HERALD

Again!
Third trumpet Trumpet answers within Enter EDGAR, at the third sound, armed, a trumpet before him
Third trumpet sounds. Another trumpet answers inside. EDGAR enters, wearing armor.

ALBANY

(to HERALD) Ask him his purposes, why he appears
125Upon this call o' th' trumpet.

ALBANY

(to HERALD) Ask him why he’s stepping forward.

HERALD

What are you?
Your name, your quality, and why you answer
This present summons?

HERALD

Who are you? What’s your name and rank, and why are you stepping forward?