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Richard III Time Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Act.Scene.Line). Line numbers correspond to the Norton edition.

Quote #10

Why, then 'tis time to arm and give direction. (5.5.5)

While Richard is quickly approaching death, Richmond is just getting started.  Here he prepares to deliver a speech to his troops on the eve of the Battle of Bosworth Field.  As we know, Richmond will defeat Richard and usher in a time of peace and prosperity (5.8).

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