No Fear Act 4 Scene 1
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DUKE OF AUMERLE

85Some honest Christian trust me with a gage
That Norfolk lies: here do I throw down this,
If he may be repeal’d, to try his honour.

DUKE OF AUMERLE

Someone lend me a glove so I can prove that Mowbray lies. Here, I throw down this, so that I may test his honor if he’s ever brought back.

HENRY BOLINGBROKE

These differences shall all rest under gage
Till Norfolk be repeal’d: repeal’d he shall be,
90And, though mine enemy, restored again
To all his lands and signories: when he’s return’d,
Against Aumerle we will enforce his trial.

HENRY BOLINGBROKE

All these quarrels will be put on hold until Mowbray is recalled from exile, as he will be. Even though he is my enemy, he’ll be given back his land and titles. And when he comes back, we’ll have his trial against Aumerle.

BISHOP OF CARLISLE

That honourable day shall ne’er be seen.
Many a time hath banish’d Norfolk fought
95For Jesu Christ in glorious Christian field,
Streaming the ensign of the Christian cross
Against black pagans, Turks, and Saracens:
And toil’d with works of war, retired himself
To Italy; and there at Venice gave
100His body to that pleasant country’s earth,
And his pure soul unto his captain Christ,
Under whose colours he had fought so long.

BISHOP OF CARLISLE

That day will never happen. Many times did Mowbray fight for Jesus Christ in battle and raised the Christian cross against the black pagans, Turks, and Saracens. Exhausted by war, he retired to Italy. He gave his body to its soil in Venice and gave his pure soul to Christ, under whose banner he fought for so long.

HENRY BOLINGBROKE

Why, bishop, is Norfolk dead?

HENRY BOLINGBROKE

Why, bishop, is Mowbray dead?

BISHOP OF CARLISLE

As surely as I live, my lord.

BISHOP OF CARLISLE

As surely as I am alive, my lord.

HENRY BOLINGBROKE

105Sweet peace conduct his sweet soul to the bosom
Of good old Abraham! Lords appellants,
Your differences shall all rest under gage
Till we assign you to your days of trial.

HENRY BOLINGBROKE

May peace take his sweet soul to Abraham! Lords, we’ll keep all these challenges until we can set days for your trials.

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