Speeches (Lines) for First Carrier in "History of Henry IV, Part I"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 II / 1
  • Heigh-ho! an it be not four by the day, I'll be
    hanged: Charles' wain is ove...
  • Heigh-ho! an it be not four by the day, I'll be
    hanged: Charles' wain is over the new chimney, and
    yet our horse not packed. What, ostler!
  • Hotspur (Henry Percy). Uncle, Adieu: O, let the hours be short
    Till fields and blows and groans applaud our sport!

    First Carrier. Heigh-ho! an it be not four by the day, I'll be
    hanged: Charles' wain is over the new chimney, and
    yet our horse not packed. What, ostler!

2 II / 1
  • I prithee, Tom, beat Cut's saddle, put a few flocks
    in the point; poor jade,...
  • I prithee, Tom, beat Cut's saddle, put a few flocks
    in the point; poor jade, is wrung in the withers out
    of all cess.
  • Ostler. [Within] Anon, anon.

    First Carrier. I prithee, Tom, beat Cut's saddle, put a few flocks
    in the point; poor jade, is wrung in the withers out
    of all cess.

3 II / 1
  • Poor fellow, never joyed since the price of oats
    rose; it was the death of h...
  • Poor fellow, never joyed since the price of oats
    rose; it was the death of him.
  • Second Carrier. Peas and beans are as dank here as a dog, and that
    is the next way to give poor jades the bots: this
    house is turned upside down since Robin Ostler died.

    First Carrier. Poor fellow, never joyed since the price of oats
    rose; it was the death of him.

4 II / 1
  • Like a tench! by the mass, there is ne'er a king
    christen could be better bi...
  • Like a tench! by the mass, there is ne'er a king
    christen could be better bit than I have been since
    the first cock.
  • Second Carrier. I think this be the most villanous house in all
    London road for fleas: I am stung like a tench.

    First Carrier. Like a tench! by the mass, there is ne'er a king
    christen could be better bit than I have been since
    the first cock.

5 II / 1
  • What, ostler! come away and be hanged!
  • What, ostler! come away and be hanged!
  • Second Carrier. Why, they will allow us ne'er a jordan, and then we
    leak in your chimney; and your chamber-lie breeds
    fleas like a loach.

    First Carrier. What, ostler! come away and be hanged!

6 II / 1
  • God's body! the turkeys in my pannier are quite
    starved. What, ostler! A pla...
  • God's body! the turkeys in my pannier are quite
    starved. What, ostler! A plague on thee! hast thou
    never an eye in thy head? canst not hear? An
    'twere not as good deed as drink, to break the pate
    on thee, I am a very villain. Come, and be hanged!
    hast thou no faith in thee?
  • Second Carrier. I have a gammon of bacon and two razors of ginger,
    to be delivered as far as Charing-cross.

    First Carrier. God's body! the turkeys in my pannier are quite
    starved. What, ostler! A plague on thee! hast thou
    never an eye in thy head? canst not hear? An
    'twere not as good deed as drink, to break the pate
    on thee, I am a very villain. Come, and be hanged!
    hast thou no faith in thee?

7 II / 1
  • I think it be two o'clock.
  • I think it be two o'clock.
  • Gadshill. Good morrow, carriers. What's o'clock?

    First Carrier. I think it be two o'clock.

8 II / 1
  • Nay, by God, soft; I know a trick worth two of that, i' faith.
  • Nay, by God, soft; I know a trick worth two of that, i' faith.
  • Gadshill. I pray thee lend me thy lantern, to see my gelding
    in the stable.

    First Carrier. Nay, by God, soft; I know a trick worth two of that, i' faith.

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