Henry VI, Part One; Henry VI, Part Two; Henry VI, Part Three
New American Library, 1986 - 620 pages
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Instead of gold , we'll offer up our arms , Since arms avail not now that Henry's dead . Posterity , await for wretched years , When at their mothers ' moistened eyes babes shall suck , Our isle be made a nourisho of salt tears ...
Let not sloth dim your honors new begot ; o Cropped are the flower - de - luces in your arms ; Of England's coato one half is cut away . Exeter . Were our tears wanting to this funeral , These tidings would call forth hero flowing tides ...
But now is Cade driven back , his men dispersed ; And now is York in arms to second him . I pray thee , Buckingham , go and meet him , 30 IV.ix.11 halters nooses ( a symbol of complete submission ) 14 entertain receive 21 countries ...
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Henry VI Part One
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