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Small time, but, in that small, most greatly liv'd,
This star of England: fortune made his sword;
By which the world's best garden' he achiev'd,
And of it left his son imperial lord.
Henry the Sixth, in infant bands crown'd king
Of France and England, did this king succeed;
Whose state so many had the managing,

That they lost France, and made his England

Which oft our stage hath shown; and, for their sake,
In your fair minds let this acceptance take. [Exit.

king is well supported, except in his en where he has neither the vivacity of Hi grandeur of Henry. The humour of Fis happily continued: his character has peras the model of all the bullies that have yelas on the English stage.

The lines given to the Chorus have mi mirers; but the truth is, that in them al be praised, and much must be forgives; ry it be easily discovered, why the intelligence a by the Chorus is more necessary in the tay, in many others where it is omitted. The defect of this play is, the emptiness and ness of the last act, which a very little di

This play has many scenes of high dignity, and might have easily avoided. many of easy merriment. The character of the


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