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Prince Edward

Pardon me, Margaret.—Pardon me, sweet son

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King Henry
Pardon me, Margaret.—Pardon me, sweet son.
The Earl of Warwick and the Duke enforced me.
Queen Margaret 
Enforced thee? Art thou king and wilt be forced?
I shame to hear thee speak. Ah, timorous wretch,
Thou hast undone thyself, thy son, and me,
And giv’n unto the house of York such head
As thou shalt reign but by their sufferance!
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Act 1
Scene 1
Line 236

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I took an oath that he should quietly reign

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York 
I took an oath that he should quietly reign.
Edward 
But for a kingdom any oath may be broken.
I would break a thousand oaths to reign one year.
Richard 
No, God forbid your Grace should be forsworn.

Therefore, to arms! And, father, do but think
How sweet a thing it is to wear a crown,
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Act 1
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Welcome, dear cousin, my thoughts’ sovereign

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Richard, to Prince Edward
Welcome, dear cousin, my thoughts’ sovereign.
The weary way hath made you melancholy.
Prince
No, uncle, but our crosses on the way
Have made it tedious, wearisome, and heavy.
I want more uncles here to welcome me.

Your Grace attended to their sugared words
But looked not on the poison of their hearts.
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Act 3
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Line 4

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Say, uncle Gloucester, if our brother come

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Prince Edward
Say, uncle Gloucester, if our brother come,
Where shall we sojourn till our coronation?
Richard
Where it seems best unto your royal self.
If I may counsel you, some day or two
Your Highness shall repose you at the Tower;
Then where you please and shall be thought most fit
For your best health and recreation.
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Act 3
Scene 1
Line 62

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I pray you, uncle, give me this dagger

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York
I pray you, uncle, give me this dagger.
Richard
My dagger, little cousin? With all my heart.
Prince
A beggar, brother?
York
Of my kind uncle, that I know will give,
And being but a toy, which is no grief to give.

To mitigate the scorn he gives his uncle,
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Act 3
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Line 112

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