Speeches (Lines) for Lord Hastings in "History of Henry VI, Part III"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 IV / 1
  • Why, knows not Montague that of itself
    England is safe, if true within itsel...
  • Why, knows not Montague that of itself
    England is safe, if true within itself?
  • Marquess of Montague. Yet, to have join'd with France in such alliance
    Would more have strengthen'd this our commonwealth
    'Gainst foreign storms than any home-bred marriage.

    Lord Hastings. Why, knows not Montague that of itself
    England is safe, if true within itself?

2 IV / 1
  • 'Tis better using France than trusting France:
    Let us be back'd with God and...
  • 'Tis better using France than trusting France:
    Let us be back'd with God and with the seas
    Which He hath given for fence impregnable,
    And with their helps only defend ourselves;
    In them and in ourselves our safety lies.
  • Marquess of Montague. But the safer when 'tis back'd with France.

    Lord Hastings. 'Tis better using France than trusting France:
    Let us be back'd with God and with the seas
    Which He hath given for fence impregnable,
    And with their helps only defend ourselves;
    In them and in ourselves our safety lies.

3 IV / 1
  • And Hastings as he favours Edward's cause!
  • And Hastings as he favours Edward's cause!
  • Marquess of Montague. So God help Montague as he proves true!

    Lord Hastings. And Hastings as he favours Edward's cause!

4 IV / 5
  • To Lynn, my lord,
    And ship from thence to Flanders.
  • To Lynn, my lord,
    And ship from thence to Flanders.
  • King Edward IV (Plantagenet). But whither shall we then?

    Lord Hastings. To Lynn, my lord,
    And ship from thence to Flanders.

5 IV / 7
  • My liege, I'll knock once more to summon them.
  • My liege, I'll knock once more to summon them.
  • King Edward IV (Plantagenet). Tush, man, abodements must not now affright us:
    By fair or foul means we must enter in,
    For hither will our friends repair to us.

    Lord Hastings. My liege, I'll knock once more to summon them.

6 IV / 7
  • Why, master mayor, why stand you in a doubt?
    Open the gates; we are King Hen...
  • Why, master mayor, why stand you in a doubt?
    Open the gates; we are King Henry's friends.
  • Richard III. [Aside] But when the fox hath once got in his nose,
    He'll soon find means to make the body follow.

    Lord Hastings. Why, master mayor, why stand you in a doubt?
    Open the gates; we are King Henry's friends.

7 IV / 7
  • The good old man would fain that all were well,
    So 'twere not 'long of him;...
  • The good old man would fain that all were well,
    So 'twere not 'long of him; but being enter'd,
    I doubt not, I, but we shall soon persuade
    Both him and all his brothers unto reason.
  • Richard III. A wise stout captain, and soon persuaded!

    Lord Hastings. The good old man would fain that all were well,
    So 'twere not 'long of him; but being enter'd,
    I doubt not, I, but we shall soon persuade
    Both him and all his brothers unto reason.

8 IV / 7
  • Away with scrupulous wit! now arms must rule.
  • Away with scrupulous wit! now arms must rule.
  • King Edward IV (Plantagenet). When we grow stronger, then we'll make our claim:
    Till then, 'tis wisdom to conceal our meaning.

    Lord Hastings. Away with scrupulous wit! now arms must rule.

9 IV / 7
  • Sound trumpet; Edward shall be here proclaim'd:
    Come, fellow-soldier, make t...
  • Sound trumpet; Edward shall be here proclaim'd:
    Come, fellow-soldier, make thou proclamation.
  • Marquess of Montague. Ay, now my sovereign speaketh like himself;
    And now will I be Edward's champion.

    Lord Hastings. Sound trumpet; Edward shall be here proclaim'd:
    Come, fellow-soldier, make thou proclamation.

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