King Henry the Fourth Part I – Act V, Scene IV

Act V, Scene IV

Painted by Francis Rigaud Esq. R.A.
Engraved by Thomas Ryder

‘Plain near Shrewsbury. Prince Henry, Hotspur, and Falstaff.’

Hot. O, Harry, thou hast robb’d me of my youth: / I better brook the loss of brittle life / Than those proud titles thou hast won of me; / They wound my thoughts worse than the sword my flesh: / But thought’s the slave of life, and life time’s fool; / And time, that takes survey of all the world, / Must have a stop. O, I could prophesy, / But that the earthy and cold hand of death / Lies on my tongue: No, Percy, thou art dust, / And food for –

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