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4- Does not the hound betray our pace, 0.16 ** WsAnd gins, and guns destroy our race ?":9} * 4. Thieves dread the searching eye of pow'r, ***And never feel the quier hour.v9 do 25** ** “ Old age, (which few of us all know) . An & Now puts a period to my woe, i s:si sit u Would you true happiness attain, 4:70795 « Let honefty your pasfions réin ; “ So live in credit and efteem. n: “ And the good name you lost, redeemn. “ The counsel's good, a fox replies, 3.18 “ Could we perform, what you advise... " 66 Think what our ancestors have done “ A line of thieves, from son to lon; “ To'us defcends the long disgrace, “ And infamy hath mark'd our race." “ Though we, like harmless sheep fhould feed, “ Honest in thought, in word, 'in deed " Whatever hen-roost is decreas'd, “ We shall be thought to share the feast. “ The change shall never be believ'd, A loft good-name is ne'er retriev'a. Nay, then replies the feeble fox, 5. (But hark! I hear a hen that clocks)

Go, but be modrate in your food, * A chicken too might do me good.

Sc. 5. p. 1gr,

Hotspur. Now Esperanza? Percy, and 'Fet on.] " Esperance. Folio 1632. 27 anoni Hall in his Chroniclė, folio 22d, Tays

, “ Then suddenly the trumpets blew the “ King's parte cried Sainst George upon them. 29.01

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“ The adversaries cried, Esperannce : and for furiously the armies joyned."

1.23 Sc, 6. p. 192.1

Hotspur. The King has many marching in his coat] 'Tis observed by feveral of our historians, that at the battle of Shrewsbury, Percy and Douglas kill'd leveral in the King's coat-armour. See Hall's Chronicle, 22 b.

At the battle of Floddan-Field, where King James the Fourth loft his life, ?tis observed by the Scotch biftorians, that many with the like arms, and with the like guards with the King, were kill'd : every one of whom was taken for the King...

Buchanan Rer. Scoticar. Hift. lib. 13. cap. 40. Drummond's History of Scotland, 8yo, p. 228. if Şc10. P. 197

Falft, 'Sblood, 'twas time to counterfeit, or that kot termagant Scot bad paid me scat and lot.)

Scot and lot, annw. 33. Henry VIIIch, chap. 19. signifieth a customary contribution laid upon all subjects, according to their ability. Ha veden Anlote & Ascoto. In Principio Henrici 2. Reliqua vide in Tribute. Minbieu's Guide into ibe Tongues, col. 649.

Sc. II. p. 198.

P. Henry. Why, Percy 1 killd my felf, andfaw tbee dead.

Falft. Did'st thou ? Lord Lord, how the world is given to lying! I grant I was down, and out of breath, and so was be ; but we rose both at an injtent, and fought a long hour by Shrewsbury


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death I gave this wound in bis thigh, &c.] Falstaff carries his affurance in this instance, much further, thah Briton Villandry, a favourite of King Francis the First, did, in his answer to the Duke of Guise.

were saying, that at a certain battle of King ** Francis againft the Emperour Charles the

Fifth, Briton arm'd capapé to the teeth, and mounted like Saint George, yėt sneak off, and plaid leaft in fight during the engagement: blood and oons, answer'd Briton, I was

there and can prove it eafiły, nay even where ** you, my Lord, dared not have been. The " Duke began to resent this as too rash and « faucy; but Briton quickly appeafed him, and “ set them all a laughing ; I gad, my Lord,

quoth he, I kept out of harms way, I was all

the while with your page Jack, skulking in a “ certain place, where you dared not hide your

head, as I did.

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AND bis tongue Sounds ever after, as a sullen bell Remembred, tolling a departed friend.] Knolling a departed friend.” Folio 1632 and probably right, as he uses the fame word in Macbeth, act 5. sc. 8.

Siward fpeaking of his fon's death. “ Had I as many sons, as I have hairs,

I would not wish them to a fairer death, " and so his knell is knoll’d."

The word is, I believe, still used for tolldo in the Northern counties of England.

Sc. 4. p. 213. Falt.

I was never mann'd with an agot till now : but I will let you neither in gold, nor silver ; but in vile apparrel, and send you back again to your master for a jewel: the juvenal, the Prince your master.] It should be read, in all probability, the juvenile, &c.

Shakespeare uses the word juvenal, Midsummer Night's Dream, act 3. sc. 2. edit. folio 1632.

Thill, "Most valiant Pyramus, moft lillywhite of hué, of colour like the red rose of

triumphant bryer, 'most brisk juvenal, and es eke most lovely Jewe.”


L. 197.

went to the KiS

Altered in the modern editions, and in Loves Labour's itest. Juveniles, cact id f¢. 3 p. 200.

How canst thou 'part sadness and melapcholy, my“tender juvenile ?And again, act 3. sc. 1. p. 216

“ A most acute juvenile, voluble, and free “ of grace.”

Chaucer, in Troilus and Crefeide, speaking of He&tor, uses the word juvenal in the fame sense,

O juvenal. Lorde, trewe is thy sentence. Sc. ib. p. 214. The whorson smoath pates.] Horfon. Folio 1623, and 1632, as before.

Sc. 5. P. -15

Page. Here comes the nobleman, who committed the Prince, for striking bim about Bardolph.]

One of our late hiftorians gives the following account of the Prince's behaviour,

- Another time, when one of his compa

nions was arraign'd for felony, before the “ Lord Chief Justice, [Gascoin,] the Prince

to take away the prisoner by force, but being opposed by the Lord Chief Justice, he ftept

upon the bench, and struck the Chief Justice is upon the face, who fatě still undaunted, and boidly sa

to the Prince: Sir, remember " who, and what you are ? The seat which }

bere poffefs, is not mine, but your father's, ta

wbom, and his laws you owe 4. double obedi, Fence : if bis Majesty's laws be thus violated by

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