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King of France

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
Line 30

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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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We thank you, maiden

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King
We thank you, maiden,
But may not be so credulous of cure,
When our most learnèd doctors leave us and
The congregated college have concluded
That laboring art can never ransom nature
From her inaidible estate. I say we must not
So stain our judgment or corrupt our hope
To prostitute our past-cure malady
To empirics,
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 132

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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
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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
Line 69

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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
Scene 2
Line 293

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The King hath granted every article

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Westmoreland
The King hath granted every article,
His daughter first, and, in sequel, all,
According to their firm proposèd natures.
Exeter
Only he hath not yet subscribèd this:
Where your Majesty demands that the King of
France, having any occasion to write for matter of
grant, shall name your Highness in this form and
with this addition,
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Act 5
Scene 2
Line 344

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