By William Shakespeare
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SALISBURY i didn't imagine the King so stor’d with neighbors. PEMBROKE Up once more; placed spirit within the French; in the event that they miscarry, we miscarry too. SALISBURY That misbegotten satan, Faulconbridge,  regardless of spite, on my own upholds the day. PEMBROKE they are saying King John, sore ailing, hath left the sphere. input MELUN wounded. MELUN Lead me to the revolts of britain right here. SALISBURY after we have been satisfied we had different names. PEMBROKE it's the count number Melun. SALISBURY Wounded to dying.  MELUN Fly, noble English, you're received and offered; Unthread the impolite eye of uprising, And welcome domestic back discarded religion. hunt down King John, and fall prior to his ft; For if the French be lords of this loud day,  He capability to recompense the trials you're taking via removing your heads. hence hath he sworn, and that i with him, and lots of moe with me, Upon the altar at Saint Edmundsbury; Even on that altar the place we swore to you  expensive amity and eternal love. SALISBURY may possibly this be attainable? might this be actual? MELUN Have I no longer hideous dying inside of my view, keeping yet a volume of lifestyles, Which bleeds away at the same time a kind of wax  Resolveth from his determine gainst the fireplace? What on the planet should still make me now mislead, because i have to lose using all deceit? Why may still I then be fake, because it is correct That i need to die right here, and stay therefore by means of fact?  I say back, if Lewis do win the day, he's forsworn if e’er these eyes of yours Behold one other day holiday within the east; yet even tonight, whose black contagious breath Already smokes in regards to the burning crest  Of the previous, feeble, and day-wearied sunlight, Even this unwell evening, your respiring shall expire, Paying the superb of rated treachery regardless of a treacherous positive of your whole lives, If Lewis by means of your counsel win the day.  Commend me to 1 Hubert, along with your king; the affection of him – and this appreciate in addition to, For that my grandsire used to be an Englishman – Awakes my moral sense to admit all this. In lieu whereof, I pray you, undergo me accordingly  From forth the noise and hearsay of the sector, the place i could imagine the remnant of my concepts In peace, and half this physique and my soul With contemplation and religious wants. SALISBURY We do think thee; and beshrew my soul  yet I do love the favour and the shape Of this such a lot reasonable celebration, by way of the which we are going to untread the stairs of damned flight, and prefer a baled and retired flood, Leaving our rankness and abnormal direction,  slump low inside of these bounds we've o’erlook’d, And evenly run on in obedience Even to our ocean, to our nice King John. My arm shall supply thee aid to undergo thee consequently; For I do see the harsh pangs of demise  correct in thine eye. Away, my neighbors! New flight, And satisfied newness, that intends outdated correct. [Exeunt, prime off Melun. SCENE V. England. The French camp. input LEWIS and his teach. LEWIS The solar of heaven, methought, used to be loath to set. yet stay’d and made the western welkin blush, whilst English degree backward their very own flooring In faint retire.