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But how, is to be question'*}; for I saw her,
As I thought, dead; and have, in vain, said many
A prayer upon her grave. I'll not seek far
(For him, I partly know his mind) to find thee
An honourable husband. Come, Camillo,
And take her by the hand; whose worth and honesty
Is richly noted; and here justified
By us, a pair of Kings. Let's from this place.
"What? look upon my brother: Both your pardons,
That e'er I put between your holy looks
My ill suspicion: this, your son-in-law,
And son unto the King whom heav'ns directing,
Is troth-plight to your daughter. Good Paulina,
Hubert, I ii .
Philip, King os France.
Lewis, the Dauphin.
Arch-Duke os Austria.
Cardinal Pandulpho, the Pope's Legate.
Melun, a French Lord.
Chatilion, Ambassador srom France to King John.
Elinor, Queen-Mother os England.
Constance, Mother to Arthur.
Blanch, Daughter to Alphonso King os Castile, and
Neice to King John. Lady Faulconbridge, Mother to the Bastard, and
Citizens os Angiers, Heralds, Executioners, Messengers,
Ttbe SCENE, sometimes in England, and sometimes
Soldiers, and other Attendants.
1 The LIFE and DEATH os
ACT I. SCENE I.
The Court of England.
Enter King John, Queen Elinor, Pembroke, Essex, and Salisbury, with Chatilion.
O W, fay, Chatilion, what would France with us?
Chat. Thus, after greeting, speaks the
Eli. A strange beginning; borrow'd Majesty!
i The troublesome Reign of King John was written in two parts, by W. Sbakespear and W. Rowley, and printed 1611. But the present Play is intirely different, and infinitely superior to it.
Cc 3 Chat.