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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 Excerpt: ...meet thee next, To tear the garter from thy craven's leg, Plucking it off. (Which I have done) because unworthily Thou wast installed in that high degree.--Pardon me, princely Henry, and the rest: This dastard, at the battle of Patay, When but in all I was six thousand strong, And that the French were almost ten to one,--Before we met, or that a stroke was given, Lie to a trusty squire, did run away; hi which assault we lost twelve hundred men; Myself, and divers gentlemen beside, m there surpris'd, and taken prisoners. Then judge, great lords, if I have done amiss; Or whether that such cowards ought to wear This ornament of knighthood, yea, or no. Gh. To say the truth, this fact was infamous, Aad ill beseeming any common man; Much more a knight, a captain, and a leader. TaL When first this order was ordain'd, my lords, Kmtbts of the garter were of noble birth; liiant, and virtuous, full of haughty courage, Sam m were grown to credit by the wars j M fearing dead, nor shrinking for distress, Bot always resolute in most extremes. HV torn, that is not furnish'd in this sort, Do»! but usurp the sacred name of knight, ¡Waning this most honourable order; And should (if I were worthy to be judge,) Be quite degraded, like a hedge-born swain t'b.'U doth presume to boast of gentle blood. A'. Sen. Stain to thy countrymen! thou hear'st thy doom: rfe packing therefore, thou that wast a knight; Hfnceforth we banish thee, on pain of death.--Exit Fastolfe. And now, my lord protector, view the letter Sent from our uncle duke of Burgundy. tilo. What means his grace, that he hath chang'd bis style? Viewing the superscription. No more but, plain and bluntly,--To the king f Hath he forgot, he is his sovereign? Or doth this churlish superscription Pretend some alterati...
Title:Plays of William Shakespeare
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:910 pages, 9.69 X 7.44 X 1.8 in
Shipping dimensions:910 pages, 9.69 X 7.44 X 1.8 in
Published:May 14, 2012
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781153666398

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