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Henry V

Henry V

Patriotism Quotes

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Quote #10

By Jeshu, I am your majesty's countryman, I care not
who know it; I will confess it to all the 'orld: I
need not to be ashamed of your majesty, praised be
God, so long as your majesty is an honest man. (4.7.9)

When the Welsh Captain Fluellen declares that he is proud to be Henry's countrymen (Henry was born in Wales), we're reminded that Shakespeare tries to unite all of the country's of Britain into one cohesive nation. (This is why he portrays Captains from Wales, Ireland, Scotland, and England fighting together in Henry's army.)

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