chosen shot I had,
That walked about me every minute-while;
And if I did but stir out of my bed,
they were to shoot me to the heart.
Enter the Boy with a linstock
I grieve to hear what torments you endured,
But we will be revenged sufficiently
Now it is supper-time in
Here, through this grate, I count each one
and view the Frenchmen how they fortify:
Let us look
in; the sight will much delight thee.
Sir Thomas Gargrave, and Sir William Glansdale,
Let me have your
Where is best place to make our battery next.
I think, at the north gate; for there stand lords.
And I, here, at the bulwark of the bridge.
For aught I see, this city must be famish'd,
Or with light skirmishes enfeebled.
Here they shoot. SALISBURY and GARGRAVE fall
O Lord, have mercy on us, wretched sinners!
O Lord, have mercy on me, woful man!
What chance is this that suddenly hath cross'd us?
Speak, Salisbury; at least, if thou canst speak:
farest thou, mirror of all martial men?
One of thy eyes and thy cheek's side struck off!
accursed fatal hand
That hath contrived this woful tragedy!
In thirteen battles Salisbury o'ercame;
the Fifth he first train'd to the wars;
Whilst any trump did sound, or drum struck up,
His sword did ne'er
leave striking in the field.
Yet livest thou, Salisbury? though thy speech doth fail,
One eye thou hast, to
look to heaven for grace:
The sun with one eye vieweth all the world.
Heaven, be thou gracious to none
If Salisbury wants mercy at thy hands!
Bear hence his body; I will help to bury it.
Sir Thomas Gargrave,
hast thou any life?
Speak unto Talbot; nay, look up to him.
Salisbury, cheer thy spirit with this comfort;
shalt not die whiles
He beckons with his hand and smiles on me.
As who should say 'When I am dead
Remember to avenge me on the French.'
Plantagenet, I will; and like thee, Nero,
Play on the
lute, beholding the towns burn:
Wretched shall France be only in my name.
Here an alarum, and it thunders and lightens
What stir is this? what tumult's in the heavens?
Whence cometh this alarum and the noise?
Enter a Messenger
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