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What heaven hath given him, let some graver eye
Why the devil,
I do know Kinsmen of mine, three at the least, that have By this so sicken'd their estates, that never They shall abound as formerly.
Buck. Have broke their backs with laying manors on them For this great journey. What did this vanity, But minister communication of A most poor issue ? Nor.
Grievingly I think, The peace
between the French and us not values
2 List. 3 Sets down in his letter without consulting the council.
Into a general prophecy,—That this tempest,
Which is budded out;
Is it therefore
Why, all this business
'Like it your grace, The state takes notice of the private difference Betwixt you
and the cardinal. I advise you,
Enter Cardinal Wolsey, (the purse borne before
him,) certain of the guard, and tuo Secretaries with papers. The Cardinal in his passage fixeth his eye on Buckingham, and Buckingham on him, both full of disdain.
Wol. The duke of Buckingham's surveyor? ha? Where's his examination? 1 Secr.
Here, so please you. Wol. Is he in person ready? 1 Secr.
Ay, please your grace. Wol. Well, we shall then know more; and Buck
ingham Shall lessen this big look.
[Ercunt WOLSEY, and train. Buck. This butcher's curs is venom-mouth'd, and I Have not the power to muzzle him; therefore, best Not wake him in his slumber. A beggar's book Out-worths a noble’s blood. Nor.
What, are you chaf'd? Ask God for temperance; that's the appliance only, Which your disease requires. Buck.
I read in his looks Matter against me; and his eye
revil'd Me, as his abject object : at this instant He bores 6 me with some trick: He's gone to the
king; I'll follow, and out-stare him. Nor.
Stay, my lord, And let your reason with your choler question What 'tis you go about: To climb steep hills, Requires slow pace at first : Anger is like
5 Wolsey was the son of a butcher,
A full-hot horse ; who being allow'd his way,
I'll to the king;
and I'll go along
Say not, treasonous.
as strong As shore of rock. Attend. This holy fox, Or wolf, or both, (for he is equal ravenous,
As he is subtle ; and as prone to mischief,
’Faith, and so it did. Buck. Pray, give me favour, sir. This cunning
cardinal The articles o'the combination drew, As himself pleas'd; and they were ratified, As he cried, Thus let be: to as much end, As give a crutch to the dead: But our count-cardinal Has done this, and 'tis well; for worthy Wolsey, Who cannòt err, he did it. Now this follows, (Which, as I take it, is a kind of puppy To the old dam, treason,)-Charles the emperor, Under pretence to see the queen
his aunt, (For 'twas, indeed, his colour ; but he came To whisper Wolsey,) here makes visitation : His fears were, that the interview, betwixt England and France, might, through their amity, Breed him some prejudice ; for from this league Peep'd harms that menac'd him : He privily Deals with our cardinal; and, as I trow, Which I do well; for, I am sure, the emperor Paid ere he promis'd; whereby his suit was granted, Ere it was ask'd;-but when the way was made, And pav’d with gold, the emperor
thus desir'd ;-