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Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from Henry V.

Power Quotes

CANTERBURY The king is full of grace and fair regard.ELY And a true lover of the holy church.CANTERBURY The courses of his youth promised it not.The breath no sooner left his father's body,But that...

Warfare Quotes

Yea, strike the Dauphin blind to look on us.And tell the pleasant prince this mock of hisHath turn'd his balls to gun-stones; [...]Tell you the Dauphin I am coming on,To venge me as I may and to pu...

Patriotism Quotes

Look back into your mighty ancestors:Go, my dread lord, to your great-grandsire's tomb,From whom you claim; invoke his warlike spirit,And your great-uncle's, Edward the Black Prince,Who on the Fren...

Family Quotes

The breath no sooner left his father's body,But that his wildness, mortified in him,Seem'd to die too; yea, at that very momentConsideration, like an angel, cameAnd whipp'd the offending Adam out o...

Gender Quotes

'In terram Salicam mulieres ne succedant:''No woman shall succeed in Salic land:'Which Salic land the French unjustly glozeTo be the realm of France, and PharamondThe founder of this law and female...

Art and Culture Quotes

Chorus O for a Muse of fire, that would ascendThe brightest heaven of invention,A kingdom for a stage, princes to actAnd monarchs to behold the swelling scene! (Prologue)

Society and Class Quotes

By my troth, he'll yield the crow a pudding one ofthese days. The king has killed his heart. Goodhusband, come home presently. (2.1.3)

Memory and the Past Quotes

CANTERBURY The king is full of grace and fair regard.ELY And a true lover of the holy church.CANTERBURY The courses of his youth promised it not.The breath no sooner left his father's body,But that...
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