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Fal. Did'st thou ? lord, lord, how the world is giv'n to lying! I grant you, I was down, and out of breath, and so was he ; but we rose both at an instant, and fought a long hour by Shrewsbury clock : if I may be believed, fo; if not, let them, that should reward valour, bear the fin upon their own heads. I'll take't on my death, I gave him this wound in the thigh: if the man were alive, and would deny it, I would make him eat a piece of my

Lan. This is the strangest Tale that e'er I heard.

P. Henry. This is the strangest fellow, brother John..
Come, bring your luggage nobly on your back:
For my part, if a Lie may do thee grace,
I'll gild it with the happiest terms I have.

[A retreat is founded.
The trumpets found retreat; the day is ours ::
Come, brother, let's to th' highest of the field,
To see what friends are living, who are dead. (Exeunt. .

Fal. I'll follow, as they fay, for reward. He that rewards me, heav'n reward him !'If I do grow great, I'll : grow less; for I'll purge, and leave fack, and live cleanly, as a noble man should do.

[Exit. The Trumpets found. Enter King Henry, Prince of Wales,

Lord John of Lancaster, Earl of Westmorland, with
Worcester and Vernon Prisoners.,

K. Henry. Thus ever did Rebellion find rebuke.
I'll-spirited Wor'fter, did we not send grace,
Pardon, and terms of love to all of

And would'st thou turn our offers contrary?
Misuse the tenor of thy kinsman's truft?
'Three Knights upon our party. flain to day,;
A noble Earl; and many a creature elfe, -
Had been alive this hour,
If like a chriftian thou had'ft truly borne:
Betwixt our armies true intelligence.

Wor. What I have done, my saftey urg'd me to;
And I embrace this fortune patiently,
Since not to be avoided it falls on me.
K, Henry. Bear Worcester to death, and Vernon too:


Other Offenders we will pause upon.

[Exeunt Worcester and Vernon, guarded. How goes the field ?

P. Henry. The gallant Scot, lord Doruglas, when he saw The fortune of the day quite turned from him, The noble Percy Nain and all his men Upon the foot of fear, fled with the rest; And, falling from a hill, he was so bruis’d, That the pursuers took him. At my Tent The Douglas is, and, I beseech your Grace, I may dispose of him.

K. Henry. With all my heart.

P. Henry. Then, brother John of Lancaster, to you This honourable bounty shall belong : Go to the Dowglas, and deliver him Up to his pleasure, ranfomless and free: His valour shewn upon our crefts to day, Hath taught us

how to cherish such high deeds), Ev'n in the bosom of our adversaries.

Lan. I thank your Grace for this high courtefiez. Which I shall give away immediately. K. Henry. Then this remains; that we divide our:

Power, You son John, and my coufin Weftmorland; Tow'rds York shall bend you, with your deareft speed, To meet Northumberland, and Prelate Scroop, Who, as we hear, are busily in arms. My self and You, fon Harry, will towards Walesy, To fight with Glendower and the Earl of Manche. Rebellion in this Land shall lose his sway, Meeting the check of such another day; And since this business so far fair is done, Let us not leave, till all our own be won. LExeunte


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