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Henry IV Part I

Hotspur Edmund Mortimer Owen Glendower Lady Percy Lady Mortimer

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Glendower brings in the ladies.

MORTIMER

This is the deadly spite that angers me;

My wife can speak no English, I no Welsh.

GLENDOWER

My daughter weeps: she will not part with you;

She'll be a soldier too, she'll to the wars.

MORTIMER

Good father, tell her that she and my aunt Percy

Shall follow in your conduct speedily.

Glendower speaks to her in Welsh, and she answers him in the same

GLENDOWER

She is desperate here; a peevish self-wind harlotry,

one that no persuasion can do good upon.

The lady speaks in Welsh

MORTIMER

I understand thy looks: that pretty Welsh

Which thou pour'st down from these swelling heavens

I am too perfect in; and, but for shame,

In such a parley should I answer thee.

The lady speaks again in Welsh

I understand thy kisses and thou mine,

And that's a feeling

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