By William Shakespeare
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KING JOHN A grave. HUBERT He shall now not stay. KING JOHN sufficient! i may be merry now. Hubert, i like thee. good, I’ll now not say what I intend for thee. consider, Madam, fare you good; I’ll ship these powers o’er on your Majesty.  ELINOR My blessing decide on thee! KING JOHN [To Arthur] For England, cousin, move; Hubert will be your guy, attend on you With all precise accountability. On towards Calais, ho! [Exeunt. SCENE IV. France. The French King’s camp. input KING PHILIP, LEWIS, PANDULPH, and Attendants. KING PHILIP So by way of a roaring tempest at the flood a complete armado of convicted sail Is scattered and disjoin’d from fellowship.  PANDULPH braveness and luxury! All shall but pass good. KING PHILIP What can pass good, after we have run so sick. Are we now not crushed? isn't Angiers misplaced? Arthur ta’en prisoner? Divers expensive pals slain? And bloody England into England long gone, O’erbearing interruption, spite of France?  LEWIS What he hath received, that hath he fortified; So scorching a pace with such recommendation dispos’d, Such temperate order in so fierce a reason, Doth wish instance; who hath learn or heard Of any kindred motion prefer to this?  KING PHILIP good may possibly I undergo that England had this compliment, So shall we locate a few development of our disgrace. input CONSTANCE. glance who comes the following! a grave unto a soul; maintaining th’ everlasting spirit, opposed to her will, within the vile felony of breath.  I prithee, woman, depart with me. CONSTANCE Lo now! now see the problem of your peace! KING PHILIP persistence, sturdy woman! convenience, light Constance! CONSTANCE No, I defy all assistance, all redress, yet that which results all suggestions, precise redress –  dying, demise; O amiable attractive loss of life! Thou odoriferous stench! sound rottenness! come up forth from the sofa of lasting evening, Thou hate and terror to prosperity, and that i will kiss thy detestable bones,  And placed my eyeballs in thy vaulty brows, And ring those palms with thy loved ones worms. and forestall this hole of breath with fulsome dirt, And be a carrion monster like thyself. Come, grin on me, and that i will imagine thou smil’st,  And buss thee as thy spouse. Misery’s love, O, come to me! KING PHILIP O reasonable ailment, peace! CONSTANCE No, no, i can't, having breath to cry. O that my tongue have been within the thunder’s mouth! Then with a keenness may I shake the area,  And rouse from sleep that fell anatomy Which can't listen a lady’s feeble voice, Which scorns a latest invocation. PANDULPH girl, you utter insanity and never sorrow. CONSTANCE Thou paintings no longer holy to belie me so.  i'm really not mad: this hair I tear is mine; My identify is Constance; i used to be Geffrey’s spouse; younger Arthur is my son, and he's misplaced. i'm really not mad – i'd to heaven I have been! For then ’tis like I may still overlook myself.  O, if i may, what grief should still I fail to remember! hold forth a few philosophy to make me mad, And thou shalt be canoniz’d, Cardinal; For, being now not mad, yet brilliant of grief, My moderate half produces cause  How i could be deliver’d of those woes, And teaches me to kill or grasp myself.