By William Shakespeare
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137. Yedward: an affectionate, high-spirited version of Edward. 110 Prince Good morrow, Ned. Poins Good morrow, sweet Hal. What says Monsieur Remorse? what says Sir John Sack and Sugar? Jack! how agrees the devil and thee about thy soul, that thou soldest him on Good-Friday last for a cup of Madeira and a cold capon’s leg? Prince Sir John stands to his word, the devil shall have his bargain; for he was never yet a breaker of proverbs; he will give the devil his due. 115 120 Poins Then art thou damned for keeping thy word with the devil.
156. soft: take it easy. 157. brother: brother-in-law. 163. subornation: inciting somebody else to commit a crime; in this case, treason and regicide. Northumberland Brother, the king hath made your nephew mad. Worcester Who struck this heat up after I was gone? Hotspur He will, forsooth, have all my prisoners; And when I urged the ransom once again Of my wife’s brother, then his cheek look’d pale, And on my face he turn’d an eye of death, Trembling even at the name of Mortimer. Worcester I cannot blame him: was not he proclaim’d By Richard, that dead is, the next of blood?
Misprision: misunderstanding communication. 38. pouncet-box: snuff box. Relate to line 41. 44. corse: corpse. 45. Betwixt: between. 46. holiday and lady terms: dainty and effeminate phrases. 50. popinjay: a parrot or, as here, a coxcomb. Note the effect of scorn achieved by alliterating the p consonant. 56. God save the mark: the phrase here expresses indignation 58. parmaceti: spermaceti (obtained from whales). 60. salt-petre: nitre (used in explosives and medicine). or error of 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 42 CliffsComplete King Henry IV, Part 1 Act I, Scene 3 I answer’d indirectly, as I said; And I beseech you, let not his report Come current for an accusation Betwixt my love and your high majesty.