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King of France

Youth, thou bear’st thy father’s face

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KING
Youth, thou bear’st thy father’s face.
 Frank nature, rather curious than in haste,
 Hath well composed thee. Thy father’s moral parts
 Mayst thou inherit too. Welcome to Paris.
BERTRAM 
My thanks and duty are your Majesty’s.
KING
I would I had that corporal soundness now
 As when thy father and myself in friendship
 First tried our soldiership. 
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Act 1
Scene 2
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I would I had that corporal soundness now

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King 
I would I had that corporal soundness now
As when thy father and myself in friendship
First tried our soldiership. He did look far
Into the service of the time and was
Discipled of the bravest. He lasted long,
But on us both did haggish age steal on
And wore us out of act.

Methinks I hear him now;
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Act 1
Scene 2
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But, my good lord, ’tis thus

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Lafew
But, my good lord, ’tis thus: will you be cured
Of your infirmity?
King
No.

I have seen a medicine
That’s able to breathe life into a stone,
Quicken a rock, and make you dance canary
With sprightly fire and motion

Lafew
O, will you eat
No grapes,
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 77

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Now, fair one, does your business follow us?

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King 
Now, fair one, does your business follow us?
Helen
Ay, my good lord,
Gerard de Narbon was my father,
In what he did profess well found.
King
I knew him.

Oft expectation fails, and most oft there
Where most it promises, and oft it hits
Where hope is coldest and despair most shifts.
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 115

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I dare not say I take you

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Helen, to Bertram 
I dare not say I take you, but I give
Me and my service ever whilst I live
Into your guiding power.—This is the man.
King
Why then, young Bertram, take her. She’s thy wife.
Bertram 
My wife, my liege? I shall beseech your Highness
In such a business give me leave to use
The help of mine own eyes.
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Act 2
Scene 3
Line 110

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My most redoubted father

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Dauphin
My most redoubted father,
It is most meet we arm us ’gainst the foe,
For peace itself should not so dull a kingdom,
Though war nor no known quarrel were in question
But that defenses, musters, preparations
Should be maintained, assembled, and collected
As were a war in expectation.

For, my good liege,
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Act 2
Scene 4
Line 15

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Ambassadors from Harry King of England

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Messenger
Ambassadors from Harry King of England
Do crave admittance to your Majesty.
King of France
We’ll give them present audience. Go, and bring them.
 Messenger exits.
You see this chase is hotly followed, friends.

Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin
As self-neglecting

Dauphin
Turn head and stop pursuit,
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Act 2
Scene 4
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’Tis certain he hath passed the river Somme

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King of France
’Tis certain he hath passed the river Somme.
Constable
An if he be not fought withal, my lord,
Let us not live in France. Let us quit all,
And give our vineyards to a barbarous people.
Dauphin
Ô Dieu vivant, shall a few sprays of us,
The emptying of our fathers’ luxury,
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Act 3
Scene 5
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If, Duke of Burgundy, you would the peace

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King Henry
If, Duke of Burgundy, you would the peace,
Whose want gives growth to th’ imperfections
Which you have cited, you must buy that peace
With full accord to all our just demands,
Whose tenors and particular effects
You have, enscheduled briefly, in your hands.
Burgundy 
The King hath heard them, to the which as yet
There is no answer made.
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Act 5
Scene 2
Line 69

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God save your Majesty

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Burgundy
God save your Majesty. My royal cousin,
teach you our princess English?
King Henry
I would have her learn, my fair cousin, how
perfectly I love her, and that is good English.

I would have her learn, my fair cousin, how
perfectly I love her, and that is good English.

Burgundy
Is she not apt?
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Act 5
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