Speeches (Lines) for Abbot in "History of Richard II"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 IV / 1
  • A woeful pageant have we here beheld.
  • A woeful pageant have we here beheld.
  • Henry IV. On Wednesday next we solemnly set down
    Our coronation: lords, prepare yourselves.
    [Exeunt all except the BISHOP OF CARLISLE, the Abbot]
    of Westminster, and DUKE OF AUMERLE]

    Abbot. A woeful pageant have we here beheld.

2 IV / 1
  • My lord,
    Before I freely speak my mind herein,
    You shall not only take t...
  • My lord,
    Before I freely speak my mind herein,
    You shall not only take the sacrament
    To bury mine intents, but also to effect
    Whatever I shall happen to devise.
    I see your brows are full of discontent,
    Your hearts of sorrow and your eyes of tears:
    Come home with me to supper; and I'll lay
    A plot shall show us all a merry day.
  • Duke of Aumerle. You holy clergymen, is there no plot
    To rid the realm of this pernicious blot?

    Abbot. My lord,
    Before I freely speak my mind herein,
    You shall not only take the sacrament
    To bury mine intents, but also to effect
    Whatever I shall happen to devise.
    I see your brows are full of discontent,
    Your hearts of sorrow and your eyes of tears:
    Come home with me to supper; and I'll lay
    A plot shall show us all a merry day.

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