Henry VI, Part One; Henry VI, Part Two; Henry VI, Part Three
New American Library, 1986 - 620 pages
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Thou ominous and fearful owl of death , Our nation's terror and their bloody scourge ! The periodo of thy tyranny approacheth . On us thou canst not enter but by death , For , I protest , we are well fortified And strong enough to issue ...
In the more mature plays of Henry IV the heroic sense of community will be challenged by the unheroic — by that range of allegiances which binds us less to authority and the King than to each other and to Falstaff ; and the death of ...
Although the Duke , not without great laud and praise , sufficiently answered to all things to him objected , yet because his death was determined , his wisdom little helped , nor his truth smally availed : but of this unquietness of ...
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Henry VI Part One
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