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I pr'ythee, speak, we will not trust our eyes
Without our ears: thou art not what thou seem'ft.

Fal. No, that's certain ; I am not a double man; but if I am not Jack Falstaff, then am I' a Jack, there is Percy, if your father will do me any honour, fo; if not, let him kill the next Percy himself. I look either to be Earl or Duke, I can assure you.

P. Henry. Why, Percy' I kill'd myself, and saw thee dead.

Fal. Did'st thou ? lord, lord, how the world is giv'n to lying! I grant you, I was down, and out of breath, and so was he ; but we rofe both at an instant, and fought a long hour by Shrewsbury clock: if I

may

be believed, lo; if not, let them, that should reward valour, bear the fin upon their own heads, I'll take't on my death, I give him this wound in the thigh: if the man were alive, and would deny it, I would make him eat a piece of my fword.

Lan. This is the strangest Tale that e'er I heard.

P. Henry. This is the strangest fellow, brother John.
Come, bring your luggage nobly on your back:
For my part, if a Lie may do thee grace, :
I'll gild it with the happiest terms I have.

[A retreat is founded.
The trumpets sound retreat, the day is ours:
Come, brother, let's to th' highest of the field, ! .'
To see what friends are living, who are dead.

[Exeunt. Fal. I'll follow, as they say, for reward. He that rewards me, heav'n reward him! If I do grow great, I'll

grow lefs; for I'll purge, and leave fack, and live cleanly, as a noble man Mould do.

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The Trumpets found: Enter King Henry, Prince of Wales,

Lord John of Lancaster, Earl of Westmorland, with

Worcester and Vernon Prisoners.
K. Henry. THUS ever did Rebellion find rebuke.

Ill-spirited Worster, did we not send

grace,
Pardon, and terms of love to all of you?
And would'It thou turn our offers contrary?
Misuse the tenor of thy kinsman's truft?
Three Knights upon our party slain to-day,
A noble Earl, and many a creature else,
Had been alive this hour,
If-like a christian thou had'st truly borne
Betwixt our armies true intelligence.

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. Henry. Bear Worcester to death, and Vernon too.
Other offenders we will pause upon,

Exeunt Worcester and Vernon, guarded.
How goes the field?
P. Henry. The gallant Scot, lord Dowglas, when he

saw
The fortune of the day quite turned from him,
The noble Percy flain, 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 The Dowglas is, and, I beseech your Grace, I may dispose of hin.

K. Henry. With all my heart.

P. Henry. Then, brother John of Lancaster, to you
This honourable bounty shall belong:
Go to the Dowglas, and deliver him

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Up to his pleasure, ransomless and free:
His valour, shewn upon our crests to-day,
Hath taught us how to cherish such high deeds,
Ev'n in the bosom of our adversaries.

Lan. I thank your Grace for this high courtesy,
Which I shall give away immediately.
K. Henry. Then this remains; that we divide our

Power. You fon John, and my cousin Westmorland, Tow'rds York shall bend you, with your deareft speed, To meet Northumberland and Prelate Scroop, Who, as we hear, are busily in arms, Myself and Yon, son Harry, will tow'rds Wales, To fight with Glendower and the Earl of March. Rebellion in this Land shall lose his sway, Meeting the check of such another day; And since this business so far fair is done, Let us not leave, till all our own be won. (Excunt.

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