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Henry V

Henry V


by William Shakespeare

Henry V Quotes

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Power Quotes

BISHOP OF CANTERBURY The king is full of grace and fair regard.BISHOP OF ELY And a true lover of the holy Church.BISHOP OF CANTERBURY The courses of his youth promised it not.The breath no sooner l...

Warfare Quotes

KING HENRYYea, strike the Dauphin blind to look on us.And tell the pleasant prince this mock of hisHath turned his balls to gun-stones, [...]Tell you the Dauphin I am coming on,To venge me as I may...

Patriotism Quotes

BISHOP OF CANTEBURYLook back into your mighty ancestors.Go, my dread lord, to your great-grandsire's tomb,From whom you claim; invoke his warlike spiritAnd your great-uncle's, Edward the Black Prin...

Family Quotes

BISHOP OF CANTERBURYThe breath no sooner left his father’s body But that his wildness, mortified in him, Seemed to die too. Yea, at that very moment Consideration like an angel came And whipped t...

Gender Quotes

BISHOP OF CANTERBURY'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...

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 act,And monarchs to behold the swelling scene! (Prologue.1-4)

Society and Class Quotes

HOSTESSBy my troth, he'll yield the crow a pudding one of these days. The King has killed his heart. Good husband, come home presently. (2.1.85-87)

Memory and the Past Quotes

BISHOP OF CANTERBURY The King is full of grace and fair regard. BISHOP OF ELY And a true lover of the holy Church. BISHOP OF CANTERBURY The courses of his youth promised it not. The breath no soo...

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