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Henry IV, Pt. 2: Act 5, Scene 4

Henry IV, Pt. 2
Act 5, Scene 4

London. A street.

  1. Enter Beadle and three or four Officers with Hostess Quickly
  2. and Doll Tearsheet.

Mistress Quickly

3 - 5
  1. No, thou arrant knave, I would to God that I might die, that
  2. I might have thee hang’d. Thou hast drawn my shoulder out of
  3. joint.

Beadle

6 - 8
  1. The constables have deliver’d her over to me, and she shall
  2. have whipping cheer, I warrant her. There hath been a man or
  3. two kill’d about her.

Doll Tearsheet

9 - 12
  1. Nuthook, nuthook, you lie. Come on! I’ll tell thee what,
  2. thou damn’d tripe-visag’d rascal, and the child I go with do
  3. miscarry, thou wert better thou hadst struck thy mother,
  4. thou paper-fac’d villain!

Mistress Quickly

13 - 15
  1. O the Lord, that Sir John were come! I would make this a
  2. bloody day to somebody. But I pray God the fruit of her womb
  3. miscarry.

Beadle

16 - 18
  1. If it do, you shall have a dozen of cushions again; you have
  2. but eleven now. Come, I charge you both go with me, for the
  3. man is dead that you and Pistol beat amongst you.

Doll Tearsheet

19 - 22
  1. I’ll tell you what, you thin man in a censer, I will have
  2. you as soundly swing’d for thisyou blue-bottle rogue, you
  3. filthy famish’d correctioner, if you be not swing’d, I’ll
  4. forswear half-kirtles.

Beadle

23
  1. Come, come, you she knight-arrant, come.

Mistress Quickly

24 - 25
  1. O God, that right should thus overcome might! Well, of
  2. sufferance comes ease.

Doll Tearsheet

26
  1. Come, you rogue, come bring me to a justice.

Mistress Quickly

27
  1. Ay, come, you starv’d bloodhound.

Doll Tearsheet

28
  1. Goodman Death, goodman Bones!

Mistress Quickly

29
  1. Thou atomy, thou!

Doll Tearsheet

30
  1. Come, you thin thing, come, you rascal.

Beadle

31
  1. Very well.
  1. Exeunt.
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