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Richard Plantagenet

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
Scene 2
Line 15

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Nor now my scandal, Richard, dost thou hear?

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Warwick
Nor now my scandal, Richard, dost thou hear?
For thou shalt know this strong right hand of mine
Can pluck the diadem from faint Henry’s head
And wring the awful scepter from his fist,
Were he as famous and as bold in war
As he is famed for mildness, peace, and prayer.
Richard
I know it well,
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 153

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Within the Temple Hall we were too loud

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Suffolk
Within the Temple Hall we were too loud;
The garden here is more convenient.
Plantagenet

Then say at once if I maintained the truth,
Or else was wrangling Somerset in th’ error?
Suffolk
Faith, I have been a truant in the law
And never yet could frame my will to it,
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Act 2
Scene 4
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How I am braved, and must perforce endure it!

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Plantagenet
How I am braved, and must perforce endure it!
Warwick
This blot that they object against your house
Shall be whipped out in the next parliament,
Called for the truce of Winchester and Gloucester;
And if thou be not then created York,
I will not live to be accounted Warwick.

And here I prophesy: this brawl today,
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Act 2
Scene 4
Line 116

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O uncle, would some part of my young years

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Plantagenet
O uncle, would some part of my young years
Might but redeem the passage of your age.
Mortimer
Thou dost then wrong me, as that slaughterer doth
Which giveth many wounds when one will kill.
Mourn not, except thou sorrow for my good;
Only give order for my funeral.
And so farewell,
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Act 2
Scene 5
Line 107

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Good day, my lord. What, at your book so hard?

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Richard
Good day, my lord. What, at your book so hard?
King Henry
AmplificationAy, my good lord—“my lord,” I should say rather.
’Tis sin to flatter; “good” was little better:
“Good Gloucester” and “good devil” were alike,
And both preposterous: therefore, not “good lord.”[/tooltip]
Richard, to Lieutenant
Sirrah,
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Act 5
Scene 6
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