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K. Hen. Can we outrun the heavens? good Margaret,
Q. Mar. What are you made of? you'll not fight, nor fly. Now is it manhood, wisdom, and defence, To give the enemy way; and to secure us By what we can, which can no more but fly.
[Alarum afar off.
If you be ta'en, we then should see the bottom
Enter Young CLIFFORD.
Y. Clif. But that my heart's on future mischief set,
SCENE III. Fields near Saint Albans.
Alarum: Retreat. Flourish; then enter YORK, RICHARD PLANTAGENET, WARWICK, and Soldiers, with drum and colors.
York. Of Salisbury, who can report of him;
My noble father,
But still, where danger was, still there I met him;
Sal. Now, by my sword, well hast thou fought to-day; By the mass, so did we all.-I thank you, Richard. God knows how long it is I have to live; And it hath pleased him that three times to-day You have defended me from imminent death.Well, lords, we have not got that which we have; 'Tis not enough our foes are this time fled, Being opposites of such repairing nature.
York. I know our safety is to follow them;
War. After them! nay, before them, if we can.
KING HENRY THE SIXTH:
Duke of Somerset,
RICHARD PLANTAGENET, Duke of York
EDWARD, Earl of March, afterwards King
GEORGE, afterwards Duke of Clarence,
Duke of Norfolk,
Lords on King Henry's side.
SIR JOHN MORTIMER,
of the Duke of York's Party.
Uncles to the Duke of York.
HENRY, Earl of Richmond, a Youth.
to Rutland. Mayor of York. Lieutenant of the Tower. A Nobleman. Two Keepers. A Huntsman. A Son that has killed his Father. A Father that has killed his Son.
LADY GREY, afterwards Queen to Edward IV.
Soldiers, and other Attendants on King Henry and King Edward, Messengers, Watchmen, &c.
SCENE, during part of the third act, in France; during all the rest of the play, in England.