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I'll gild it with the happiest terms I have.
[A retreat is sounded.
The trumpet sounds retreat; the day is ours.
[Exeunt P. HENRY and P. JOHN. Fal. I'll follow, as they say, for reward. He that rewards me, God reward him! If I do grow great, I'll grow less; for I'll purge, and leave sack, and live cleanly, as a nobleman should do. [Exit, bearing off the body.
SCENE V.-Another part of the Field.
The Trumpets sound. Enter KING HENRY, PRINCE HENRY, PRINCE JOHN, WESTMORELAND, and others, with WORCESTER and VERNON prisoners.
K. Hen. Thus ever did rebellion find rebuke.—
If, like a Christian, thou hadst truly borne
Wor. What I have done my safety urg'd me to;
And I embrace this fortune patiently,
Since not to be avoided it falls on me.
K. Hen. Bear Worcester to the death, and Vernon too:
Other offenders we will pause upon.
How goes the field?
[Exeunt WoR. and VER., guarded.
P. Hen. The noble Scot, Lord Douglas, when he saw The fortune of the day quite turn'd from him,
The noble Percy slain, and all his men
Upon the foot of fear,-fled with the rest;
And falling from a hill, he was so bruis'd
That the pursuers took him. At my tent
may dispose of him.
K. Hen. With all my heart.
P. Hen. Then, brother John of Lancaster, to you
This honourable bounty shall belong:
Go to the Douglas, and deliver him
Up to his pleasure, ransomless and free:
P. John. I thank your grace for this high courtesy,
K. Hen. Then this remains,-that we divide our power.You, son John, and my cousin Westmoreland,
Towards York shall bend you with your dearest speed,
Myself, and you, son Harry,-will towards Wales,
PRINCE JOHN OF LANCASTER,
KING HENRY THE FOURTH.
HENRY, Prince of Wales, afterwards HENRY V.,
THOMAS, Duke of Clarence,
Lord Chief-Justice of the King's Bench.
A Gentleman attending on the Chief-Justice.
EARL OF NORTHUMBERLAND,
SCROOP, Archbishop of York,
Enemies to the KING.
SIR JOHN COLEVILE,
TRAVERS and MORTON, Retainers of NORTHUMBERLAND.
FALSTAFF, BARDOLPH, PISTOL, and Page.
POINS and PETO, Attendants on PRINCE HENRY.
SHALLOW and SILENCE, Country Justices.
DAVY, Servant to SHALLOW.
MOULDY, SHADOW, WART, FEEBLE, and BULLCALF, Recruits. FANG and SNARE, Sheriff's Officers.
Rumour. A Porter. A Dancer, Speaker of the Epilogue.
MISTRESS QUICKLY, Hostess of a Tavern in Eastcheap.
Lords and other Attendants; Officers, Soldiers, Messenger,
SECOND PART OF
KING HENRY IV.
Before NORTHUMBERLAND'S Castle.
Enter Rumour, painted full of tongues.
That the blunt monster with uncounted heads,
Can play upon it. But what need I thus
Among my household? Why is Rumour here?
Hath beaten down young Hotspur and his troops,
Even with the rebels' blood. But what mean I