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Henry IV Part 1 Quotes

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Principles Quotes

KINGThe Earl of Douglas is discomfited; Ten thousand bold Scots, two-and-twenty knights, Balked in their own blood, did Sir Walter see On Holmedon's plains. Of prisoners Hotspur took Mordake, the E...

Power Quotes

WORCESTEROur house, my sovereign liege, little deserves The scourge of greatness to be used on it, And that same greatness too which our own hands Have holp to make so portly. (1.3.10-13)

Warfare Quotes

KINGSo shaken as we are, so wan with care, Find we a time for frighted peace to pant And breathe short-winded accents of new broils To be commenced in strands afar remote. (1.1.1-4)

Family Quotes

KINGNo more the thirsty entrance of this soil Shall daub her lips with her own children's blood. Nor more shall trenching war channel her fields, Nor bruise her flow'rets with the armed hoofs Of ho...

Art and Culture Quotes

PRINCEYet herein will I imitate the sun, (1.2.204)

Rules and Order Quotes

KINGWhat think you, coz, Of this young Percy's pride? the prisoners Which he in this adventure hath surprised To his own use he keeps, and sends me word I shall have none but Mordake, Earl of Fife....

Gender Quotes

WESTMORELAND[…] the noble Mortimer, Leading the men of Herefordshire to fight Against the irregular and wild Glendower, Was by the rude hands of that Welshman taken, A thousand of his people butc...

Language and Communication Quotes

HOTSPURNay, I will; that's flat! He said he would not ransom Mortimer, Forbade my tongue to speak of Mortimer. But I will find him when he lies asleep, And in his ear I'll hollo 'Mortimer.' Nay,...

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