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 ...
Dead in his bed , my lord ; Gloucester is dead . Queen . Marry , God forfend ! ” Cardinal . God's secret judgment : I did dream tonight The Duke was dumb and could not speak a word . King sounds . ° Queen . How fares my lord ?
But his enemies , not yet aware that he is dead , play out a grisly comedy in which they threaten the dead man with torture , mockingly call on him to repent , and at last cut off his head to fix on York gates in place of their father's ...
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Henry VI Part One
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