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O gentlemen, the time of life is short

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Hotspur
O gentlemen, the time of life is short;
To spend that shortness basely were too long
If life did ride upon a dial’s point,
Still ending at the arrival of an hour.
An if we live, we live to tread on kings;
If die, brave death, when princes die with us.
Now, for our consciences,
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Act 5
Scene 2
Line 85

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If I mistake not, thou art Harry Monmouth

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If I mistake not, thou art Harry Monmouth.
Prince Hal
Thou speak’st as if I would deny my name.
Hotspur
My name is Harry Percy.

Two stars keep not their motion in one sphere,
Nor can one England brook a double reign
Of Harry Percy and the Prince of Wales.
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Act 5
Scene 4
Line 59

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O Harry, thou hast robbed me of my youth

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O Harry, thou hast robbed me of my youth.
I better brook the loss of brittle life
Than those proud titles thou hast won of me.
They wound my thoughts worse than thy sword my flesh.
But thoughts, the slaves of life, and life, time’s fool,
And time, that takes survey of all the world,
Must have a stop.
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Act 5
Scene 4
Line 78

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