Henry VI, Pt. 1
Act V, Scene 2
France. Plains in Anjou.
- Enter Charles, Burgundy, Alanson, Bastard, Reignier, and
- Joan de Pucelle, with forces.
Dauphin of France1 - 3
- These news, my lords, may cheer our drooping spirits:
- ’Tis said the stout Parisians do revolt,
- And turn again unto the warlike French.
Duke of Alanson4 - 5
- Then march to Paris, royal Charles of France,
- And keep not back your powers in dalliance.
Joan de Pucelle6 - 7
- Peace be amongst them if they turn to us,
- Else ruin combat with their palaces!
- Enter Scout.
Scout8 - 9
- Success unto our valiant general,
- And happiness to his accomplices!
Dauphin of France10
- What tidings send our scouts? I prithee speak.
Scout11 - 13
- The English army, that divided was
- Into two parties, is now conjoin’d in one,
- And means to give you battle presently.
Dauphin of France14 - 15
- Somewhat too sudden, sirs, the warning is,
- But we will presently provide for them.
Duke of Burgundy16 - 17
- I trust the ghost of Talbot is not there.
- Now he is gone, my lord, you need not fear.
Joan de Pucelle18 - 20
- Of all base passions, fear is most accurs’d.
- Command the conquest, Charles, it shall be thine,
- Let Henry fret, and all the world repine.
Dauphin of France21
- Then on, my lords, and France be fortunate!