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Henry VI, Pt. 2: Act 4, Scene 3

Henry VI, Pt. 2
Act 4, Scene 3

Another part of Blackheath.

  1. Alarums to the fight, wherein both the Staffords are slain.
  1. Enter Cade and the rest.

Jack Cade

3
  1. Where’s Dick, the butcher of Ashford?

Dick the Butcher

4
  1. Here, sir.

Jack Cade

5 - 9
  1. They fell before thee like sheep and oxen, and thou
  2. behavedst thyself as if thou hadst been in thine own
  3. slaughter-house; therefore thus will I reward thee: the Lent
  4. shall be as long again as it is, and thou shalt have a
  5. license to kill for a hundred lacking one.

Dick the Butcher

10
  1. I desire no more.

Jack Cade

11 - 16
  1. And, to speak truth, thou deserv’st no less. This monument
  2. of the victory will I bear,
  3. Putting on Stafford’s armor.
  4. and the bodies shall be dragg’d at my horse heels till I do
  5. come to London, where we will have the Mayor’s sword borne
  6. before us.

Dick the Butcher

17 - 18
  1. If we mean to thrive and do good, break open the jails and
  2. let out the prisoners.

Jack Cade

19 - 20
  1. Fear not that, I warrant thee. Come, let’s march towards
  2. London.
  1. Exeunt.
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