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So she may live unscarr'd from bleeding Naughter,
posite. Queen. No, to their lives bad friends were contrary, K. Rich. All unavoided is the doom of destiny.
Queen. True; when avoided grace makes destiny, My babes were destin'd to a fairer death, If grace had blest thee with a fairer life. K. Rich. You speak, as if that I had Nain my
K. Rich. Madam, fo thrive I in my enterprize,
yours, Than ever you or yours by me were harm’d.
Queen. What good is cover'd with the face of heav'n, To be discover'd, that can do me good? K. Rich. Th'advancement of your children, gen
tle lady. Queen. Up to some scaffold, there to lose their heads,
K, Rich, No, to the dignity and height of fortune, + The high imperial type of this earth's glory.
Queen. Flatter my forrows with report of it. Tell me, what state, whac dignity, what honour, s Canst thou demise to any child of mine ?
K. Rich. Ev'n áll I have; ay, and myself and all, Will I withal endow a child of thine ? So in the Letbe of thy angry foul Thou drown the fad Remembrance of those wrongs ; Which, thou fuppofest, I have done to thee. Queen. Be brief, left that the process of thy kind
ness Last longer telling than thy kindness do. K. Ricb. Then know, that from my soul I love thy
daughter. Queen. My daughter's mother chinks it with her soul. K. Rich. What do you think? Queen. That thou doft love my daughter, from thy
soul. So from thy soul's love, didst thou love her brothers And from my heart's love I do thank thee for it.
K. Rich. Be not fo hasty to confound my meaning; I mean, that with my soul I love thy daughter, And do intend to make her Queen of England. Queen. Say then, who dost thou mean thall be her
should be ?
K. Rich. I would learn of you,
+ The high imperial type dent, but I do not remember it Type is exhibition, thew, dif- any where so used: perhaps it play.
should be devise, which the law. Ś Canft tbou demise-1 The yers use, for to transfer, or make sense of the word demise is evi. over.
Queen. And wilt thou learn of me?
Queen. There's no other way,
K. Ricb. Say, that I did all this for love of her.
hate thee Having bought love with such a' bloody spoil. K. Rich. Look, what is done, cannot be now
6 As fometime Marg'ret) Here Bloody Spoil.] Spoil is waste, is another reference to the plays havack, of Henry VI.
Mine issue of your blood, upon your daughter.
* Bid is the past tense from times is a stupid Concretion of bids.
three Words. My Emendation 9 Advantaging their Love with gives this apt and easy Sense. Int'reft,
The Tears, that you have lent to Oftentiines double Gain of your Afflictions, shall be reru'd in
Happiness.] My easy Emena to Gems; and require you by way dation will convince every Read- of Interest, with Happiness twener Love and Lone are made out iy times as great as your Sorrows of one another, by a Let' have been.
THEOBALD fer curned upfide down. Often
Make bold her bashful years with your experiences
Queen. What were I bett to say, her facher's brother
K. Riçb. Infer fair England's peace by this alliance. Queen. Which she fhall purchase with ftill lafting
K. Rich. Tell her, the King, that may command,
intreats Queen. That at her hands, which the king's King
forbids. K. Rich. Say, the shall be a high and mighty
Queen Queen. To wail the title, as her mother doth. K. Ricb. Say, I will love ber everlastingly. Queen. But how long shall that title, ever, laft? K. Rich. Sweetly in force, unto her fair life's end. Queen. But how long, fairly, shall her sweet life laft? K. Rich. As long as heav'n and nature lengthen it. Queen. As long as hell and Richard like of it. K. Rich. Say, I, her Sov'reign, am her Subject now. Queen. But the, your Subject, loaths such Şovoreignty. K. Rich. Be eloquent in my behalf to her. Queen. An honest tale speeds best, being plainly cold.