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Re-enter Griffith, with CAPUCIUS.
If my sight fail not,
Cap. Madam, the same, your servant.
O my lord,
Noble lady, First, mine own service to your grace; the next, The king's request that I would visit you; Who grieves much for your weakness, and by me Sends
you his princely commendations, And heartily entreats you take good comfort. Kath. O my good lord, that comfort comes too
late; 'Tis like a pardon after execution: That gentle physick, given in time, had cur'd me; But now I am past all comforts here, but prayers. How does his highness? Cap.
Madam, in good health. Kath. So may he ever do! and ever flourish, When I shall dwell with worms, and my poor name Banish'd the kingdom!—Patience, is that letter, I caus'd you write, yet sent away? Pat.
[Giving it to KATHARINE. Kath. Sir, I most humbly pray you to deliver This to my lord the king. Cap.
Most willing, madam. Kath. In which I have commended to his goodness The model of our chaste loves, his young daugh
* The model of our chaste loves,] Modelis image, or representative.
The dews of heaven fall thick in blessings on her ! -
to souls departed,
By heaven, I will; Or let me lose the fashion of a man!
Kath. I thank you, honest lord. Remember me In all humility unto his highness: Say, his long trouble now is passing Out of this world: tell him, in death I bless'd him, For so I will.–Mine eyes grow dim. Farewell, My lord.–Griffith, farewell.-Nay, Patience, You must not leave me yet. I must to bed; Call in more women. When I am dead, good
Let me be us'd with honour; strew me over
SCENE I. A Gallery in the Palace.
with a Torch before him, met by Sir THOMAS
It hath struck.
Thomas! Whither so late? Loυ. .
Came you from the king, my lord? Gar. I did, sir Thomas; and left him at primeros With the duke of Suffolk. Lov.
I must to him too, Before he go to bed. I'll take my
leave. Car. Not yet, sir Thomas Lovell. What's the
matter? It seems, you are in haste; an if there be,
at primero -] Primero and Primavista, two games at cards, H. I. Primera, Primavista. La Primiere, G. prime, f. Prime veue. Primum, et primum visum, that is, first, and first seen: because he that can show such an order of cards first, wins
No great offence belongs to't, give your friend
My lord, I love you ;
The fruit, she goes with, I pray for heartily; that it
Methinks, I could
But, sir, sir, —
Now, sir, you speak of two The most remark'd i'the kingdom. As for Crom
well, Beside that of the jewel-house, he's made master O'the rolls, and the king's secretary; further, sir, Stands in the gap and trade of more preferments,
• Some touch of your late business:] Some hint of the business that keeps you awake so late.
mine own way;] Mine own opinion in religion. 8 Stands in the gap and trade of more preferments,] Trade is the practised method, the general course.
With which the time will load him: The archbishop
Yes, yes, sir Thomas,
servant. [Èxeunt ĠARDINER and Page.
As Lovell is going out, enter the King, and the
Duke of SUFFOLK. K. Hen. Charles, I will play no more to-night; My mind's not on't, you are too hard for me. Suf. Sir, I did never win of
before. K. Hen. But little, Charles ; Nor shall not, when my fancy's on my play.
A most arch herctick,] This passage, according to the old elliptical mode of writing, may mean-I have incens'd the lords of the council, for that he is, i.e. because.
broken with the king ;] They have broken silence: told their minds to the king.
* He be convented.] Contented is summoned, convened.