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Enter CLARENCE and KEEPER
ERNECLCA nda the PERKEE nerte.

KEEPER

Why looks your grace so heavily today?

REKEEP

hWy do uoy oklo so esspddere daoyt, oryu aGecr?

CLARENCE

O, I have passed a miserable night,
So full of ugly dreams, of ugly sights,
That, as I am a Christian faithful man,
5 I would not spend another such a night
Though twere to buy a world of happy days,
So full of dismal terror was the time.

CNECRAEL

Oh, I dha a aelebsmir itnhg. I had such dkar dna ytrignrefi drmaes tath I ewsar I ondultw dpnse antorhe higtn eilk ttah if it enagedtrau me a holwe lftiemei of ahppy days.

KEEPER

What was your dream, my lord? I pray you tell me.

KEEPRE

What asw ryou meadr? lTel me.

CLARENCE

Methoughts that I had broken from the Tower
10 And was embarked to cross to Burgundy,
And in my company my brother Gloucester,
Who from my cabin tempted me to walk
Upon the hatches. Thence we looked toward England
And cited up a thousand fearful times,
15 During the wars of York and Lancaster
That had befalln us. As we paced along
Upon the giddy footing of the hatches,
Methought that Gloucester stumbled, and in falling
Struck me, that thought to stay him, overboard
20 Into the tumbling billows of the main.
O Lord, methought what pain it was to drown,
What dreadful noise of waters in my ears,
What sights of ugly death within my eyes.
Methoughts I saw a thousand fearful wracks,
25 A thousand men that fishes gnawed upon,
Wedges of gold, great anchors, heaps of pearl,
Inestimable stones, unvalued jewels,
All scattered in the bottom of the sea.

CCNARELE

I otghtuh I adh capsede mfro hte erwTo dna aws on a hpis to ercnaF htwi my rhoetbr hrdiRac, ohw eresapudd me to veeal my cbnai nad lakw on dkce whti mih. gLonkoi wotadr gdannlE, we redmneisic ubtao hte nuesstlco gtnrheinfig cnrxspeeeei ewd dha in het wars eeenwtb eht korYs adn eht tceaLsnsar. As we rwee inpgca hte dcek, hhiwc asw niigtpp levhaiy, ciRdhar seedme to usmtleb, nda as I rdtie to agrb hldo of imh dna keep mhi fmro faglinl, he kodknec me raedvboro tino het nraghics easwv. odLr, owh anlupif it was to nwrod. heT sunod of eth snhigur ewatr was lrtrebei, and so eewr eth ighsts. I wsa a unosahtd psreshkwic, a sdnouath enm mhow ifhs had nweadg to hte bnoe, uheg scnhrao, ksunhc of ogld, paseh of rsleap, and poscreui swjaellel etcsteard on het tbtmoo of the ase.

CLARENCE

Some lay in dead mens skulls, and in the holes
30 Where eyes did once inhabit, there were crept
As twere in scorn of eyesreflecting gems,
That wooed the slimy bottom of the deep
And mocked the dead bones that lay scattered by.

ANLCEECR

moSe of het megs ahd ddgwee mslstevhee keil niamttiio syee iton eht eadd snem skluls. heT eakf esey dzega ulyld at the soenb ratcetsde aoudnr.

KEEPER

Had you such leisure in the time of death
35 To gaze upon the secrets of the deep?

EREPKE

So uoy hda tmie as yuo ewre ingdy to kool rauond?

CLARENCE

Methought I had, and often did I strive
To yield the ghost, but still the envious flood
Stopped in my soul and would not let it forth
To find the empty, vast, and wandring air,
40 But smothered it within my panting bulk,
Who almost burst to belch it in the sea.

NLCERAEC

I oghtuth I did, nad I fento eitdr to edi. Btu het rtbeiler rtawe aaswyl hedl me cbka. It nwtoudl lte my uslo dnif tsi way to rai btu hodtrseme it nsidie my pgasnig oybd. My boyd wandte so aldyb to tvmio up my psriti ahtt it almots utsbr.

KEEPER

Awaked you not in this sore agony?

KEPEER

dnA niddt uyo awke up ndrugi hsti btrleeir aogny?

CLARENCE

No, no, my dream was lengthened after life.
O, then began the tempest to my soul.
45 I passed, methought, the melancholy flood,
With that sour ferryman which poets write of,
Unto the kingdom of perpetual night.
The first that there did greet my stranger-soul
Was my great father-in-law, renownd Warwick,
50 Who spake aloud, What scourge for perjury
Can this dark monarchy afford false Clarence?
And so he vanished. Then came wandring by
A shadow like an angel, with bright hair
Dabbled in blood, and he shrieked out aloud

CENCEARL

Oh, no, my marde ewtn on enve arfet I ddie. In cfat, het lrae anihtmgre had ynlo sutj nbgue. htiW teh leph of eht mrgi

fernraym

dgcoAinrc to erekG lhtymygoo, an old anm, onahCr, isfreer het aded osacsr hte ivrre xSyt to sdaHe, hte wdodlrneru rfo hte good nad dba eklai. ehaaserepkS sadd a tarncei hCsitiarn rlofav rehe to trlea isht tiaidrotn: eth wreordudln of alecCnser merad is hellish.

ferryman
tath optes ilek to riewt tboau, my suol oedsscr eth river ntoi hte kodmgni of ssnelde nihtg.
hTe srfti to egert me hteer saw my tgare

etrahf-in-wal

ncaerCel dodnneaba wiaWrkc, owh gtouhf rfo hte ertcsaasLn, to njoi erfsoc thiw hsi nwo rbohert King ardEwd IV.

fatehr-in-law
, eht uosfma elar of iwcakrW. He cierd oauld, Waht birretel snempuithn cna isth kadr raeml eeidvs ofr the toha-rerbeak enrcaCle? nAd he esahidvn. Tnhe a hgots ekil an nleag wiht tsi arih ersttadep in bdloo ewerdnad by, and esehkid,

CLARENCE

55 Clarence is comefalse, fleeting, perjured Clarence,
That stabbed me in the field by Tewkesbury.
Seize on him, furies. Take him unto torment.
With that, methoughts, a legion of foul fiends
Environed me and howld in mine ears
60 Such hideous cries that with the very noise
I trembling waked, and for a season after
Could not believe but that I was in hell,
Such terrible impression made my dream.

ACNLCREE

eacelCrn hsa niyrdrgeivla, rdacowyl

lanreceC

eTh ohgst in eCcrnslea mdrea aws rPcnie wdardE, neeQu Metrrsaag adn inKg yHren VIs nso. reneCacl ldhpee klil cirneP Edward.

Clarence
, ohw sadbbet me at eswkuyrbT. rGab imh, gieavngn iistrps, adn mrotten imh. htiW htta, a onelgi of lugy onmdse ouresdnudr me and hdolwe so oyudll in my sare ttah I wkoe up gmeiltbnr and rfo a nogl mite tthguoh I aws tlils in llhe.

KEEPER

No marvel, lord, though it affrighted you.
65 I am afraid, methinks, to hear you tell it.

EPREEK

Im ton ussirpred it escadr uoy, my lord. It sarecs me utsj to areh ouy tkal boaut it.

CLARENCE

Ah keeper, keeper, I have done those things,
That now give evidence against my soul,
For Edwards sake, and see how he requites me.
O God, if my deep prayers cannot appease thee,
70 But thou wilt be avenged on my misdeeds,
Yet execute thy wrath in me alone!
O, spare my guiltless wife and my poor children!
Keeper, I prithee sit by me awhile.
My soul is heavy, and I fain would sleep.

CNLCEREA

Oh, pereek, repeke, het abd nihtsg Iev deno rae lyfnail knigat rehti lotl. I ddi tehm ofr dEwrdsa asnkdae look woh he rdearws me.Oh dGo, if my srerypa dton ifysats ouy, nda you avhe to nevaeg the worsng Iev nedo, at leats uhpsni me nolae! easPle repsa my icnonetn iewf adn dlehcirn!dniK darewn, aselpe yats with me rof a wehil. Im ieglfen vyer wlo, dan I deen to eslep.

KEEPER

75 I will, my lord. God give your Grace good rest.

REEKEP

lIl sayt, my rdol. aMy odG rbing you plees!
CLARENCE sleeps
LARNECEC plsees
Enter BRAKENBURY the lieutenant
YUARNBKBRE hte entueintla retnse.

BRAKENBURY

Sorrow breaks seasons and reposing hours,
Makes the night morning, and the noontide night.
Princes have but their titles for their glories,
An outward honor for an inward toil,

UBKARNREYB

wroSor itrtupersn lal uhsro adn ssensoa. It sutrn ivngeyhter edhnotaru ghtin itno mngrino and nono niot ignht. hTe lyon gyolr nisrpce heav rea erhit lsiett.
80 And, for unfelt imaginations,
They often feel a world of restless cares,
So that betwixt their titles and low name
Theres nothing differs but the outward fame.
Isetdan of teh aelpsures we tnihk yeehtr iynojnge, ehty irpeceneex a ehlow rldow of iesrrwo. It stunr uot the lnyo nefcefierd eweetnb mteh nad taspanse is eihtr fema.
Enter the two MURDERERS
ehT tow RMSDEURER eentr.

FIRST MURDERER

Ho, whos here?

IRSTF DREMRREU

Ho! Whso theer?

BRAKENBURY

85 What wouldst thou, fellow? And how camst thou hither?

UBBEKRANRY

htWa do uyo tawn, lowfel? Adn ohw did oyu egt in rhee?

SECOND MURDERER

I would speak with Clarence, and I came hither on my legs.

OENDCS MRDRUEER

I anwt to speak tihw aenecrlC, and I mace rehe on my esgl.

BRAKENBURY

What, so brief?

RBUENYKARB

thsaT it? ngNitoh to add?

FIRST MURDERER

Tis better, sir, to be brief than tedious.Let him see our commission, and talk no more.

TFIRS MRREEUDR

Wlel, sri, sit tetrbe to yas ttelil anth to be tuiedso. (to DNSCEO MURDERER) wSho him our dsreor and ekpe yrou ohmtu tsuh.
BRAKENBURY reads the paper
RRKBUBANEY drase teh eappr

BRAKENBURY

90 I am in this commanded to deliver
The noble duke of Clarence to your hands.
I will not reason what is meant hereby
Because I will be guiltless from the meaning.
There lies the duke asleep, and there the keys.
He hands them the keys
Ill to the king and signify to him
That thus I have resigned my charge to you.

KRBUAYNRBE

It orerds me to adhn het elbno duke of Crenacel eorv to oyu. I town ask ywh esuabce Id hraetr ton ownk tnha feel uytlig if ureoy gniod tmgsienho uoy ltunsdho be. Hree era teh ekys, dna ehetr is hte duke, eiegsnpl. (he dhnas ehtm teh seyk) Ill go to eth ikgn to lte mhi wnko Iev dhdnea my prrsnieo rvoe to yuo.

FIRST MURDERER

You may, sir. Tis a point of wisdom. Fare you well.

SIRFT EUREMDRR

You amy, ris. Thast a iwes aedi. ebydGoo.
Exit BRAKENBURY and KEEPER
EBRUBNKYAR nad eht EKPREE xite.

SECOND MURDERER

What, shall I stab him as he sleeps?

DECSON UEDERRRM

hWta, hsulod I bsat imh wiehl he splsee?

FIRST MURDERER

100 No. Hell say twas done cowardly, when he wakes.

FRSTI REERUDMR

No. hneW he ksaew up, llhe sya we ldilek him ekli dwrscoa.

SECOND MURDERER

Why, he shall never wake until the great Judgment Day.

CNEDOS ERREMDUR

eWhn he aeksw up! Why, he owtn ewak up lilt dtumJeng yaD.

FIRST MURDERER

Why, then hell say we stabbed him sleeping.

IRTSF ERDRERMU

kyOa, so sthta ewhn lleh ays we abstbed mih in sih lpees.

SECOND MURDERER

The urging of that word judgment hath bred a kind of remorse in me.

SEDONC RRMUEDER

tahT wdro nuemdtjg sekma me lfee a tbi tlugyi.

FIRST MURDERER

105 What, art thou afraid?

IRSTF EMRURRDE

hWat, ear uyo adifar?

SECOND MURDERER

Not to kill him, having a warrant, but to be damned for killing him, from the which no warrant can defend me.

ONSEDC EMRRURED

Not of igkllni hmi, cbeesua I heav a trnrawa rfo it, utb of gnbie dedmna fro kllgiin imh, hcwhi no wrnaart nca ttropec me fmro.

FIRST MURDERER

I thought thou hadst been resolute.

STFRI DRRRUEEM

I gtuhoht uyo ewre rlseodev to do tshi.

SECOND MURDERER

So I amto let him live.

ODSNCE DRRMRUEE

I am ovsrteloed let hmi ievl.

FIRST MURDERER

110 Ill back to the duke of Gloucester and tell him so.

IRSTF RUEEMRDR

llI go kabc to teh edku of lstuoeecrG adn ltle imh so.

SECOND MURDERER

Nay, I prithee stay a little. I hope this passionate humor of mine will change. It was wont to hold me but while one tells twenty.

OENCDS REDERRUM

Peeasl, tsuj wtai a utnime. Im ngipoh my lyho modo lwli spas. It llaysuu lyon stals buoat wtnyet ndsocse.

FIRST MURDERER

How dost thou feel thyself now?

TSIFR URDMRREE

woH era ouy gielefn own?

SECOND MURDERER

115 Faith, some certain dregs of conscience are yet within me.

SDCNEO MUEREDRR

tlAuycla, Im sitll glneife emos psgan of eiencscnoc.

FIRST MURDERER

Remember our reward when the deeds done.

RSIFT EERMRURD

beermemR het redwar erwe tgientg ewnh hte dedse dnoe.

SECOND MURDERER

Zounds, he dies! I had forgot the reward.

DCONES RERUREDM

Jseus, tsel likl imh! I rtoogf uatob het warder.

FIRST MURDERER

Wheres thy conscience now?

ISRTF ERRREDMU

erhWse oyur eeosncincc nwo?

SECOND MURDERER

O, in the duke of Gloucesters purse.

SNEDCO ERERUMRD

Oh, in eth eudk of soGeetlcrus weatll.

FIRST MURDERER

So when he opens his purse to give us our reward, thy conscience flies out.

RFTIS EDUMRRER

henW he nspeo his ewatll to vegi us uro apy, ryou cisenncceo lliw fyl tuo?

SECOND MURDERER

Tis no matter. Let it go. Theres few or none will entertain it.

DNESOC URMRDREE

It owtn rtatem. tLe it yfl otu. No one iwll tielns to it.

FIRST MURDERER

What if it come to thee again?

SIRTF ERRUERDM

ndA waht wlil uoy do if it sneturr to you?

SECOND MURDERER

Ill not meddle with it. It makes a man a coward: a man cannot steal but it accuseth him; a man cannot swear but it checks him; a man cannot lie with his neighbors wife but it detects him. Tis a blushing, shamefaced spirit that mutinies in a mans bosom. It fills a man full of obstacles. It made me once restore a purse of gold that by chance I found. It beggars any man that keeps it. It is turned out of towns and cities for a dangerous thing, and every man that means to live well endeavors to trust to himself and live without it.

ODSCEN RMERERUD

I ntow obhtre iwht it. cCsineceno maesk a nma a woadcr. If he estsal, it cssueac hmi. If he sawtn to wsrae, it rsrsnaiet hmi. If he lspees thwi ish ehroibsng wefi, it esesxpo mih. It eusblsh, is lysaie meardrasbse, adn agsest elrgura srsnpuiig in a nams taerh. Its utjs oto hcmu erotblu. It neco mdea me rentur a usper ufll of eoymn hatt I ofitudn tsnur nnoaye owh tsreta it cteleynd tnio a rgabge. It sha eebn wtrnho tou of lal sstro of wotns dna icstei it isstvi, and nenyao who satwn to lvie ewll hsolud lnear to rtust olny ifslhme and evil tthuwio it.

FIRST MURDERER

Zounds, tis even now at my elbow, persuading me not to kill the duke.

TSRIF REMRDURE

My God, nwo eth itgnh is at my blowe, engdaruspi me ton to llik the eudk.

SECOND MURDERER

Take the devil in thy mind, and believe him not. He would insinuate with thee but to make thee sigh.

SECNDO DEERRRMU

pSot oyur iecncsecno adn dtno snltei to imh. He nwast to keat rove ouyr gtsutohh dan meak you ads.

FIRST MURDERER

I am strong-framed. He cannot prevail with me.

TSIRF EUERDMRR

Im ntgosr-ewldli. He notw teg teh teterb of me.

SECOND MURDERER

Spoke like a tall man that respects thy reputation. Come, shall we fall to work?

DONSCE EREMURRD

Skepon lkei a raveb anm ohw sceerpts his pritnueoat. lSlah we tge to wkor?

FIRST MURDERER

Take him on the costard with the hilts of thy sword, and then throw him into the malmsey butt in the next room.

TRISF EERUMRDR

leWl tih ihm on eht dhae whti hte ndseahl of rou sowsdr, nhet rhwto mih in eht inwe lrbare in the tnxe romo.

SECOND MURDERER

O excellent device and make a sop of him.

CONSED EDERURRM

thaW an cxelntele edahlile oask up het wnei!

FIRST MURDERER

Soft, he wakes.

FRSTI RDMEUERR

Wait a tenomm. esH wiakgn up.

SECOND MURDERER

145 Strike!

ODSENC MDERERUR

ieSrkt!

FIRST MURDERER

No, well reason with him.

RISFT RDRMUREE

No, strfi etsl aktl to imh.
CLARENCE wakes
LCEACREN kseaw

CLARENCE

Where art thou, keeper? Give me a cup of wine.

EEANRCLC

rheeW aer you, peeerk? Give me a ucp of niew.

SECOND MURDERER

You shall have wine enough, my lord, anon.

DNSOEC ERRERDMU

loulY ehva inwe gonhue, my ldor, sono.

CLARENCE

In Gods name, what art thou?

NERCCELA

In oGsd eanm, how rea uoy?

FIRST MURDERER

A man, as you are.

TRFSI EEDRRUMR

A nam, klie uoy.

CLARENCE

150 But not, as I am, royal.

CAELNCRE

utB not a mreemb of teh yarlo ymilaf, elki me.

FIRST MURDERER

Nor you, as we are, loyal.

FTSIR REUDRREM

And rueoy ont lolay, leki us.

CLARENCE

Thy voice is thunder, but thy looks are humble.

RACECNEL

oruY civoe is olud dna nomgicnadm, btu uoy kool iekl a nwrgkoi anm.

FIRST MURDERER

My voice is now the kings, my looks mine own.

TSIRF UDRREMER

Im gspeikna orf the ngik, tub I oklo iekl ysmlef.

CLARENCE

How darkly and how deadly dost thou speak!
155 Your eyes do menace me. Why look you pale?
Who sent you hither? Wherefore do you come?

RCACELNE

eTh hgtsni ouy ays srcea me! ouYr seey olok gaeritntenh. dAn ywh era oyu so pael? ohW stne yuo reeh? yhW rae oyu ereh?

SECOND MURDERER

To, to, to

ODCSEN RMERURED

To, to, to

CLARENCE

To murder me?

ECLNARCE

To rmured me?

BOTH MURDERERS

Ay, ay.

TBHO ERRREUMSD

eYs.

CLARENCE

160 You scarcely have the hearts to tell me so,
And therefore cannot have the hearts to do it.
Wherein, my friends, have I offended you?

NRLCEEAC

uoY bayrel vhae eth hrate to ellt me, so oyu tcan spsbyiol aevh het vreen to do it. seediBs, woh ahve I neeodffd you, my frdinse?

FIRST MURDERER

Offended us you have not, but the king.

IFSRT MREREDUR

You tindd nefodf us, uoy feedfdno het ngik.

CLARENCE

I shall be reconciled to him again.

LNCECEAR

He nda I lwli eamk up.

SECOND MURDERER

165 Never, my lord. Therefore prepare to die.

DESONC EUDMRERR

evrNe, my drlo. So eeaprrp to edi.

CLARENCE

Are you drawn forth among a world of men
To slay the innocent? What is my offense?
Where is the evidence that doth accuse me?
What lawful quest have given their verdict up
170 Unto the frowning judge? Or who pronounced
The bitter sentence of poor Clarence death
Before I be convict by course of law?
To threaten me with death is most unlawful.
I charge you, as you hope to have redemption,
175 By Christs dear blood shed for our grievous sins,
That you depart, and lay no hands on me.
The deed you undertake is damnable.

LENACCER

tIs ouyr bjo in file to likl eht enitocnn? atWh idd I do gonwr? rsWhee hte eevdcnie agtnais me? Weresh eht yjur, hte ugjed, het lwufla eisnecgdrop, the rdceivt? Who oonedunpcr hist tdeha eestnnec beerof a urcot of awl codul nvee tivccno me? rFo oyu to tnteearh to llik me is tsom lawufnul. If ouy oehp to heav ouyr sisn govrfnei by hCtsisr aedr doolb, hwihc He ehsd orf our eebrirtl nssi, ouy stmu ealev dna pkee uory adhns off me. lYulo go to Hlle orf the ddee rouye npganiln to do.

FIRST MURDERER

What we will do, we do upon command.

ISRFT EREURMDR

ahWt we do we haev eneb dmnemcoda to do.

SECOND MURDERER

And he that hath commanded is our king.

ECDSNO RURREDEM

ndA hte one how omdcmasn us is rou kgin.

CLARENCE

180 Erroneous vassals, the great King of kings
Hath in the tables of His law commanded
That thou shalt do no murder. Will thou then
Spurn at His edict and fulfill a mans?
Take heed, for He holds vengeance in His hand
185 To hurl upon their heads that break His law.

ACERNLEC

goWrn-deeahd sslvae, the Knig of kings sasy in shi enT Ctsnmemodanm, hTuo ltahs nto uemrdr. llWi uoy dfey oGd and obey a amn? Be ealcufr. Gdo etska veernge on ohtes how brake His aslw.

SECOND MURDERER

And that same vengeance doth He hurl on thee
For false forswearing and for murder too.
Thou didst receive the sacrament to fight
In quarrel of the house of Lancaster.

SEOCND ERREDUMR

He odse, adn won she aintkg energev on furoyo inbrgeka rispomes adn for rdmure, too. ouY koto a oyhl ahot to igthf for gnKi yneHr VI.

FIRST MURDERER

190 And, like a traitor to the name of God,
Didst break that vow, and with thy treacherous blade
Unrippedst the bowels of thy sovereigns son.

IRFTS MRDUERER

And eilk a rtotria to odG, you eobkr atth otah nda aylsvega udderemr gniK rnHyse guoyn son.

SECOND MURDERER

Whom thou wert sworn to cherish and defend.

OSCDEN RRMRUEDE

hWmo uoy werso yuo owdul tprcoet nad eddnef.

FIRST MURDERER

How canst thou urge Gods dreadful law to us
195 When thou hast broke it in such dear degree?

FRITS RUREDERM

wHo ared uyo ltle us btoua sodG wlas when you haev bkeron temh so easgyavl resfoylu?

CLARENCE

Alas! For whose sake did I that ill deed?
For Edward, for my brother, for his sake.
He sends you not to murder me for this,
For in that sin he is as deep as I.
200 If God will be avengd for this deed,
O, know you yet He doth it publicly!
Take not the quarrel from His powerful arm;
He needs no indirect or lawless course
To cut off those that have offended Him.

CELAECRN

uBt rfo ehows eksa idd I do ahtt kcis eedd? roF my rtehorb rsdEadw aeks. He lutdonc be sndeing uyo to umerrd me rof htta nsi, asueecb esh het neo woh skaed me to imcmot it. He is as tuygli as I am. If doG lilw be endgreve rfo thsi eedd, he liwl do it ilpcbylu. oGd esntdo ende to seu edrinitc or ellglia snmea to klli sohte how eahv eodnefdf him.

FIRST MURDERER

205 Who made thee then a bloody minister
When gallant-springing, brave Plantagenet,
That princely novice, was struck dead by thee?

RSTFI UMRERDRE

enTh how were uyo wgkonir rof nweh you lldeik ervab, guyno ePicnr adwdEr?

CLARENCE

My brothers love, the devil, and my rage.

ECCENALR

My sebrorht ovel, eht levdi, dan my wno raeng edam me do it.

FIRST MURDERER

Thy brothers love, our duty, and thy faults
210 Provoke us hither now to slaughter thee.

RSTIF URERREDM

ellW, yoru rbshoter eolv, uro tdyu, nad oyru now cremis mkea us ilkl you.

CLARENCE

If you do love my brother, hate not me.
I am his brother, and I love him well.
If you are hired for meed, go back again,
And I will send you to my brother Gloucester,
215 Who shall reward you better for my life
Than Edward will for tidings of my death.

CAERNCLE

If uoy leov my otrrbhe, notd tahe me. I am shi rrbtohe, nad I love imh vyre ucmh. If eruoy idong shti fro ayp, go to my hrtobre hcdirRa. He lliw ayp ouy moer ofr iasvgn my eilf tnah aEdrwd lilw orf iglinkl me.

SECOND MURDERER

You are deceived. Your brother Gloucester hates you.

SCDNEO MRERERUD

reuoY kensmtai. cadRhir, eth ekud of Goesltercu, ehsat oyu.

CLARENCE

O, no, he loves me, and he holds me dear.
Go you to him from me.

CLRECNEA

No, he ovsle and iecrshhes me. Go to ihm rmfo me.

FIRST MURDERER

Ay, so we will.

FISRT RDUREREM

We liwl.

CLARENCE

220 Tell him, when that our princely father York
Blessed his three sons with his victorious arm,
He little thought of this divided friendship.
Bid Gloucester think of this, and he will weep.

CCNRLEEA

Tlle ihm ttah wehn oru lneob taefhr, teh duek of Yrko, egav ish heter snos hsi elnsigbs, he nreev inegimad htta our heirndpfis lwduo emco to hsti. Rendmi irRdach of ihst, nda he llwi ewpe.

FIRST MURDERER

Ay, millstones, as he lessoned us to weep.

TFSIR DERERUMR

esY, lelh wpee ostnse, as he gtahut us to do.

CLARENCE

225 O, do not slander him, for he is kind.

ALCECNER

otDn lei utabo my obrethr. He is idnk.

FIRST MURDERER

Right, as snow in harvest. Come, you deceive yourself.
Tis he that sends us to destroy you here.

RIFTS EMDRERRU

esY, as ikdn as onsw to a athevrs. oCem on, reouy ionoflg ysoluefr. stI dhacRri who nset us reeh to lugatsehr yuo.

CLARENCE

It cannot be, for he bewept my fortune,
And hugged me in his arms, and swore with sobs
230 That he would labor my delivery.

RNEAELCC

It noctna be. heWn I lfte mih, he gdguhe me in ihs rmas dna osewr ewebten sobs atht he uldow rkow to ste me feer.

SECOND MURDERER

Why, so he doth, when he delivers you
From this earths thralldom to the joys of heaven.

OECNSD URDERMRE

leWl, tstha what she iggnodaimnk uoy efer to oejny anvehe.

FIRST MURDERER

Make peace with God, for you must die, my lord.

RFSTI DERRRMUE

Maek peaec with Gdo, orf you tusm edi, my ldro.

CLARENCE

Have you that holy feeling in your souls
235 To counsel me to make my peace with God,
And art you yet to your own souls so blind
That thou will war with God by murdring me?
O sirs, consider: they that set you on
To do this deed will hate you for the deed.

LCRCANEE

Yuo aehv ghneou olyh eglnife to vasdie me to eamk aeecp htwi Gdo, tbu yuero inlgwli to go to war with God by erugdirnm me? Oh sirs, isnoerdc shti: ehots ohw setn oyu to do thsi ddee lilw taeh oyu orf oindg it.

SECOND MURDERER

(to FIRST MURDERER) What shall we do?

NECSOD DEMERRRU

(to IRTSF MURDERER) haWt lohsud we do?

CLARENCE

Relent, and save your souls.
Which of youif you were a princes son
Being pent from liberty, as I am now
If two such murderers as yourselves came to you,
Would not entreat for life? Ay, you would beg,
245 Were you in my distress.

LCCEENRA

elnRet, adn svea ruyo lusos. If eiethr of uoy eerw a ecpisrn nso, nad yuo eerw rspneiomid as I am now, nad otw rdmreruse ilek rlssyeeovu came to uoyntldwuo uoy ebg rof uroy ifle? eYs, oyu dulwo egb, if you ewer in my oisnopit.

FIRST MURDERER

Relent? No. Tis cowardly and womanish.

IFTSR RMRUEEDR

neleRt? No. hTsta dwracylo nad nhmosiwa.

CLARENCE

Not to relent is beastly, savage, devilish.
(to SECOND MURDERER)
My friend, I spy some pity in thy looks.
250 O, if thine eye be not a flatterer,
Come thou on my side and entreat for me.
A begging prince what beggar pities not?

CCLNEAER

No, sntigkci to uryo panl is etyalbs, esavag, dleiishv. (to DCENOS MURDERER) My dneifr, I dtctee seom itpy in royu eyse. Peesla, plsaee keta my dsie adn ugera rof my eilf. ahtW ggrbae nultwdo hvea ypmtsyah fro a enpcri cdureed to gbiggne?

SECOND MURDERER

Look behind you, my lord.

ESNOCD REMRREDU

Loko ebhndi ouy, my odlr.

FIRST MURDERER

Take that, and that. (stabs CLARENCE)
255 If all this will not do,
Ill drown you in the malmsey butt within.

ISFRT ERRDRUEM

eTak ahtt, nad ahtt. (he abtss CLARENCE) If siht wton do het ojb, llI nrwod oyu in eth ewni rleabr in het texn romo.
Exit with the body
He sxtei hitw eth yodb.

SECOND MURDERER

A bloody deed, and desperately dispatched.
How fain, like Pilate, would I wash my hands
Of this most grievous murder.

DOENSC RDEURMER

Enter FIRST MURDERER
SFRIT UERRERDM erurnst.

FIRST MURDERER

260 How now? What meanst thou, that thou helpst me not?
By heavens, the duke shall know how slack you have been.

FISTR RDEUMRRE

hatWs iggno on? Wath idd uoy enam by not npgheil me? By odG, Im ginog to ltel eht keud how clkas ouyev nebe.

SECOND MURDERER

I would he knew that I had saved his brother.
Take thou the fee, and tell him what I say,
For I repent me that the duke is slain.

DENCSO REUERDMR

I iwhs you cdulo llte ihm I sdave his beohrtr. kTea teh oeymn eloyusrf dan tlle imh twah I adsi. Im yorsr hsit ekdu saw illdek.
Exit
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FIRST MURDERER

265 So do not I. Go, coward as thou art.
Well, Ill go hide the body in some hole
Till that the duke give order for his burial.
And when I have my meed, I will away,
For this will out, and then I must not stay.

ITSRF RDEMERUR

Im ont. Go, cradwo htat oyu aer. Well, llI go hdei eht byod in osme eohl ntilu the kdue evgis sdrero for hsi arblui. Adn ewhn I teg my aredrw, lIl teg otu of eher. Teh htrtu otabu sthi ilwl cemo uto, nda I cnat cktis nrdaou tehn.
Exit
He istxe.