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[Addressing the others.]
30To execution and the hand of death.
Make sure they are executed soon.

BUSHY

More welcome is the stroke of death to me
Than Bolingbroke to England. Lords, farewell.

BUSHY

I welcome death more than England welcomes the return of Bolingbroke. Lords, goodbye.

GREEN

My comfort is that heaven will take our souls
And plague injustice with the pains of hell.

GREEN

I am comforted knowing that our souls will go to heaven and that heaven will give hell to Bolingbroke, who committed this injustice.

HENRY BOLINGBROKE

35My Lord Northumberland, see them dispatch’d.

HENRY BOLINGBROKE

My lord Northumberland, see that they are killed.
Exeunt NORTHUMBERLAND and others, with the prisoners
NORTHUMBERLAND and others who are escorting the prisoners exit.
Uncle, you say the queen is at your house;
For God’s sake, fairly let her be entreated:
Tell her I send to her my kind commends;
Take special care my greetings be deliver’d.
Uncle, you said that the queen is at your house. For God’s sake, let her be treated courteously. Give her my best, and make sure to deliver my greeting.

DUKE OF YORK

40A gentleman of mine I have dispatch’d
With letters of your love to her at large.

DUKE OF YORK

I’ve sent a gentleman to her with the message.

HENRY BOLINGBROKE

Thank, gentle uncle. Come, lords, away.
To fight with Glendower and his complices:
Awhile to work, and after holiday.

HENRY BOLINGBROKE

Thanks, kind uncle. Come, lords, let’s leave. We’ve got to fight Glendower and his accomplices. First, we’ll work, and then we’ll be able to rest.
Exeunt
They exit.

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