The Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 12
General Books LLC, 2010 - 186 pages
Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1897. Excerpt: ... THE FIRST PART OP THE CONTENTION OF THE TWO FAMOVS HOUSES OP TORKE AND LANCASTER, With the death of the good Duke Humphrey. Enter at one doore, King Henry the sixt, and Humphrey Duke of Gloster, the Duke of Sommerset, the Duke of Buckingham, Cardinall Bewford, and others. Enter at the other doore, the Duke O/yorke, and the Marquesse of Soffolke, and Queene Margaret, and the Earle of Salisbury and Warwick. Suf. As by your high imperiall Maiesties command, I had in charge at my depart for France, As Procurator for your excellence, To marry Princes Margaret for your grace, So in the auncient famous Citie Towres, In presence of the Kings of France & Cyssile, The Dukes of Orleance, Calabar, Brittaine, and Alonson. Seuen Earles, twelue Barons, and then the reuerend Bishops, I did performe my task and was espousde, And now, most humbly on my bended knees, In sight of England and her royall Peeres, Deliuer vp my title in the Queene, Vnto your gratious excellence, that are the substance Of that great shadow I did represent: The happiest gift that euer Marquesse gaue, The fairest Queene that euer King possest. King. Suffolke arise. Welcome Queene Margaret to English Henries Court, The greatest show of kindnesse yet we can bestow, Is this kinde kisse: Oh gracious God of heauen, Lend me a heart repleat with thankfulnesse, For in this beautious face thou hast bestowde A world of pleasures to my perplexed soule. Queene. Th' excessiue loue I bear rato your grace, Forbids me to be lauish of my tongue, Least I should, speake more then beseemes a woman: Let this suffice, my blisse is in your liking, And nothing can make poore Margaret miserable, Vnlesse the frowne of mightie Englands King. Kin. Her lookes did wound, but now her speech doth pierce, Louely Queene Margaret sit down by my side: And vnckl...
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