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Henry IV, Pt. 1: Act V, Scene 5

Henry IV, Pt. 1
Act V, Scene 5

Another part of the field .

  1. The trumpets sound . Enter the King , Prince of Wales , Lord
  2. John of Lancaster , Earl of Westmorland , with Worcester and
  3. Vernon as prisoners .

King Henry IV

1 - 10
  1. Thus ever did rebellion find rebuke .
  2. Ill - spirited Worcester , did not we send grace ,
  3. Pardon , and terms of love to all of you ?
  4. And wouldst thou turn our offers contrary ?
  5. Misuse the tenor of thy kinsman’s trust ?
  6. Three knights upon our party slain today ,
  7. A noble earl , and many a creature else
  8. Had been alive this hour ,
  9. If like a Christian thou hadst truly borne
  10. Betwixt our armies true intelligence .

Earl of Worcester

11 - 13
  1. What I have done my safety urg’d me to ;
  2. And I embrace this fortune patiently ,
  3. Since not to be avoided it falls on me .

King Henry IV

14 - 16
  1. Bear Worcester to the death and Vernon too .
  2. Other offenders we will pause upon .
  3. Exeunt Worcester and Vernon , guarded .
  4. How goes the field ?

Prince Henry

17 - 24
  1. The noble Scot , Lord Douglas , when he saw
  2. The fortune of the day quite turn’d from him ,
  3. The noble Percy slain , and all his men
  4. Upon the foot of fear , fled with the rest ,
  5. And falling from a hill , he was so bruis’d
  6. That the pursuers took him . At my tent
  7. The Douglas is ; and I beseech your Grace
  8. I may dispose of him .

King Henry IV

25
  1.                       With all my heart .

Prince Henry

26 - 32
  1. Then , brother John of Lancaster , to you
  2. This honorable bounty shall belong .
  3. Go to the Douglas , and deliver him
  4. Up to his pleasure , ransomless and free .
  5. His valors shown upon our crests today
  6. Have taught us how to cherish such high deeds
  7. Even in the bosom of our adversaries .

Prince John of Lancaster

33 - 34
  1. I thank your Grace for this high courtesy ,
  2. Which I shall give away immediately .

King Henry IV

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  1. Then this remains , that we divide our power .
  2. You , son John , and my cousin Westmorland
  3. Towards York shall bend you with your dearest speed ,
  4. To meet Northumberland and the prelate Scroop ,
  5. Who , as we hear , are busily in arms .
  6. Myself and you , son Harry , will towards Wales ,
  7. To fight with Glendower and the Earl of March .
  8. Rebellion in this land shall lose his sway ,
  9. Meeting the check of such another day ,
  10. And since this business so fair is done ,
  11. Let us not leave till all our own be won .
  1. Exeunt .
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