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Henry VI, Pt. 1: Act 5, Scene 2

Henry VI, Pt. 1
Act 5, Scene 2

France. Plains in Anjou.

  1. Enter Charles, Burgundy, Alanson, Bastard, Reignier, and
  2. Joan de Pucelle, with forces.

Dauphin of France

3 - 5
  1. These news, my lords, may cheer our drooping spirits:
  2. ’Tis said the stout Parisians do revolt,
  3. And turn again unto the warlike French.

Duke of Alanson

6 - 7
  1. Then march to Paris, royal Charles of France,
  2. And keep not back your powers in dalliance.

Joan de Pucelle

8 - 9
  1. Peace be amongst them if they turn to us,
  2. Else ruin combat with their palaces!
  1. Enter Scout.

Scout

11 - 12
  1. Success unto our valiant general,
  2. And happiness to his accomplices!

Dauphin of France

13
  1. What tidings send our scouts? I prithee speak.

Scout

14 - 16
  1. The English army, that divided was
  2. Into two parties, is now conjoin’d in one,
  3. And means to give you battle presently.

Dauphin of France

17 - 18
  1. Somewhat too sudden, sirs, the warning is,
  2. But we will presently provide for them.

Duke of Burgundy

19 - 20
  1. I trust the ghost of Talbot is not there.
  2. Now he is gone, my lord, you need not fear.

Joan de Pucelle

21 - 23
  1. Of all base passions, fear is most accurs’d.
  2. Command the conquest, Charles, it shall be thine,
  3. Let Henry fret, and all the world repine.

Dauphin of France

24
  1. Then on, my lords, and France be fortunate!
  1. Exeunt.
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