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Princess Katherine

Henry V

Fair Katherine, and most fair

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King Henry
Fair Katherine, and most fair,
Will you vouchsafe to teach a soldier terms
Such as will enter at a lady’s ear
And plead his love-suit to her gentle heart?

An angel is like you, Kate, and you are
like an angel.

Katherine
Your Majesty shall mock at me. I cannot
speak your England.
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Act 5
Scene 2
Line 101

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What says she, fair one?

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King Henry, to Alice
What says she, fair one? That the
tongues of men are full of deceits?
Alice
Oui, dat de tongues of de mans is be full of
deceits; dat is de Princess.

For these fellows of infinite tongue,
that can rhyme themselves into ladies’ favors,
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Act 5
Scene 2
Line 122

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But, Kate, dost thou understand thus much English?

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King Henry
But, Kate, dost thou understand thus much English?
Canst thou love me?
Katherine
I cannot tell.

Now fie upon my false French. By mine
honor, in true English, I love thee, Kate.

King Henry
Can any of your neighbors tell, Kate? I’ll
ask them. Come, I know thou lovest me;
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Act 5
Scene 2
Line 200

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Then I will kiss your lips, Kate

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King Henry
Then I will kiss your lips, Kate.
Katherine
Les dames et demoiselles, pour être baisées
devant leurs noces, il n’est pas la coutume de France.
King Henry
Madam my interpreter, what says she?Hyperbaton
Alice
—I cannot tell wat is baiser en Anglish.
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Act 5
Scene 2
Line 268

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