Henry IV, Part 2 (The Pelican Shakespeare)

By William Shakespeare

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Or to understand thy face day after today! Or to be mindful what percentage pair of silk stockings thou hast, viz. those, and people who have been thy peach-colored ones! Or to undergo the stock of thy shirts, as, one for superfluity, and one other to be used! yet that the tennis-court keeper understands larger than I; for it's a low ebb of linen with thee whilst thou keepest no longer racket there, as thou hast no longer performed a very good whereas, as the remainder of the low nations have made a shift to consume up thy holland. And God is familiar with no matter if those who bawl out the ruins of thy linen shall inherit his state. however the midwives say the youngsters will not be within the fault, whereupon the area raises, and kindreds are mightily bolstered. POINS How in poor health it follows, upon getting worked so difficult, you might want to speak so idly! inform me, what number stable younger princes might accomplish that, their fathers being so ailing as yours at the present is? PRINCE Shall I inform thee something, Poins? 4-5 discolors . . . greatness makes the face of my greatness blush 6 small susceptible, inferior 7 so loosely studied so careless a pupil eight composition (1) susceptible beer, (2) information sixteen endure have in mind 17 superfluity additional 17-20 yet . . . whereas however the keeper of the tennis courtroom is aware that you're brief on shirts, as you’ve no longer been visible there in recent years 21 low international locations brothels (with a pun on “Netherlands”); made a shift contrived 22 devour up spend; holland linen 22-23 these . . . linen (Poins’s bastards, clothed in his shirts recycled as swaddling outfits) 23 bawl out (1) cry out, (2) claim 25 kindreds households, populations 27 worked so not easy i. e. , within the civil wars, or looking for a play on phrases POINS definite, religion, and enable it's a superb great thing. PRINCE It shall serve between wits of no better breeding than thine. POINS visit. I stand the rush of your something that you'll inform. PRINCE Marry, I inform thee, it isn't meet that I can be unhappy, now my father is unwell. Albeit i'll inform to thee, as to 1 it pleases me, for fault of a higher, to name my buddy, i may be unhappy, and unhappy certainly too. POINS Very hardly ever upon this sort of topic. PRINCE by means of this hand, thou thinkest me as a ways within the devil’s publication as thou and Falstaff for obduracy and persistency. allow the top try out the fellow. yet I inform thee, my center bleeds inwardly that my father is so unwell. And protecting such vile corporation as thou paintings hath in cause taken from me all ostentation of sorrow. POINS the explanation? PRINCE What wouldst thou ponder me if I should still weep? POINS i might imagine thee a so much princely hypocrite. PRINCE it'd be each man’s proposal, and thou paintings a blessed fellow to imagine as each guy thinks. by no means a man’s concept on the planet retains the roadway larger than thine. each guy might imagine me an hypocrite certainly. And what accites your so much worshipful concept to imagine so? POINS Why, since you were so lewd and rather a lot engraffed to Falstaff. PRINCE And to thee. POINS by way of this gentle, i'm good spoke on; i will listen it with mine personal ears. The worst that they could say of me is that i'm a moment brother and i am a formal fellow of my fingers, and people issues I confess i will not aid.

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