Henry IV Part 2
Henry IV Part 2 Quotes
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[…] God knows, I had no such intent, But that necessity so bow'd the state That I and greatness were compell'd to kiss: (3.1.5)
[…] Hotspur's father, old Northumberland, Lies crafty-sick: (Induction)
This have I rumour'd through the peasant towns Between that royal field of Shrewsbury And this worm-eaten hold of ragged stone, Where Hotspur's father, old Northumberland, Lies crafty-sick: (Induct...
Do you set down your name in the scroll of youth, that are written down old with all the characters of age? Have you not a moist eye? a dry hand? a yellow cheek? a white beard? a decreasing leg? an...
Rules and Order Quotes
[Rumour] Why is Rumour here? I run before King Harry's victory; Who in a bloody field by Shrewsbury Hath beaten down young Hotspur and his troops, Quenching the flame of bold rebellion Even with th...
[Northumberland] The times are wild: contention, like a horse Full of high feeding, madly hath broke loose And bears down all before him. (1.1.1)
Lies and Deceit Quotes
[Rumour] Upon my tongues continual slanders ride, The which in every language I pronounce, Stuffing the ears of men with false reports. (Induction)