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Then, since the heavens have shap'd my body so,
A Room in the Palace.
King EDWARD is discovered sitting on his Throne; Queen
ELIZABETH with the infant Prince, Clarence,GlosTER, HASTINGS, and Others, near him.
K. Edw. Once more we sit in England s royal throne, Re-purchas'd with the blood of enemies. What valiant foe-men, like to autumn's corn, Have we mow'd down, in tops of all their pride? Three dukes of Somerset, threefold renown'd For hardy and undoubted champions : Two Cliffords, as the father and the son, And two Northumberlands; two braver men Ne'er spurr'd their coursers at the trumpet's sound:
With them, the two brave bears, Warwick and Monta
Glo. I'll blast his harvest, if your head were laid ;
:Work thou the way,—and thou shalt execute. [Aside.
K. Edw. Clarence, and Gloster, love my lovely queen; And kiss your princely nephew, brothers both.
Clar. The duty, that I owe unto your majesty, I seal upon the lips of this sweet babe. K. Edw. Thanks, noble Clarence; worthy brother,
thanks. Glo. And, that I love the tree from whence thou
sprang'st, Witness the loving kiss I give the fruit:To say the truth, so Judas kiss'd his master,
2 And cried—all hail! when as he meant-all Aside.
harm. K. Edw. Now am I seated as my soul delights, Having my country's peace, and brothers' loves.
Clar. What will your grace have done with Margaret?
Reignier, her father, to the king of France
K. Edw. Away with her, and waft her hence to France.
END OF VOLUME EIGHTH.
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