By William Shakespeare
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Shall we buy treason? and indent with fears, When they have lost and forfeited themselves? No, on the barren mountains let him starve; For I shall never hold that man my friend Whose tongue shall ask me for one penny cost To ransom home revolted Mortimer. Hotspur Revolted Mortimer! He never did fall off, my sovereign liege, But by the chance of war; to prove that true Needs no more but one tongue for all those wounds, Those mouthed wounds, which valiantly he took, When on the gentle Severn’s sedgy bank, In single opposition, hand to hand, He did confound the best part of an hour In changing hardiment with great Glendower: Three times they breathed, and three times did they drink, Upon agreement, of swift Severn’s flood; 69.
13. holp: helped. portly: weighty and important. Northumberland My lord, — King Worcester, get thee gone; for I do see Danger and disobedience in thine eye: O, sir, your presence is too bold and peremptory, And majesty might never yet endure The moody frontier of a servant brow. You have good leave to leave us: when we need Your use and counsel, we shall send for you. 15 peremptory: stubborn. 19. moody frontier of a servant brow: frowning forehead of a servant. 20. good leave: full permission. 26.
40 Prince And like bright metal on a sullen ground. My reformation, glittering o’er my fault, Shall show more goodly and attract more eyes Than that which hath no foil to set it off. I’ll so offend, to make offence a skill, Redeeming time when men think least I will. CliffsComplete King Henry IV, Part 1 Act I, Scene 1 Act I, Scene 1 27 King Henry complains of the unsettled state of his kingdom and receives news of rebellions in Scotland and Wales. He praises the courage of Hotspur, but sends for him to account for his apparent disobedience.