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stay so long Till his friend sickness hath determined me? 4 Warwick. My lord, I found the Prince in the next room,
45 Washing with kindly tears his gentle cheeks, With such a deep demeanour of great sorrow That tyranny, which never quaffed but blood, Would, by beholding him, have washed his
knife With gentle eye-drops. He is coming hither. 50 K. Henry. But wherefore did he take away
Re-enter PRINCE HENRY. Lo where he comes.--Come hither to me,
Harry. Depart the chamber ; leave us here alone. Prince. I never thought to hear you speak
again. K. Henry. Thy wish was father, Harry, to that thought.
55 I stay too long by thee, I weary thee : Dost thou so hunger for my empty chair That thou wilt needs invest thee with mine
honours Before thy hour be ripe? O foolish youth ! Thou seek'st the greatness that will overwhelm thee :
60 Thou hast stol'n that which after some few hours
Were thine without offence; and at my death
you with grief had spoke, and I had heard The course of it so far. There is your crown;
; And He that wears the crown immortally Long guard it yours! If I affect its more Than as your honour and as your renown, Let me no more from this obedience rise, Which my most true and inward-duteous spirit Teacheth—this prostrate and exterior bending! Heaven witness with me, when I here came in, And found no course of breath within your majesty,
85 How cold it struck my heart. If I do feign, O let me in my present wildness die, And never live to show the incredulous 10 world The noble change that I have purposed !
NOTES TO THE DEATH OF HENRY IV.
1 (1. 5). Ports of slumber, the eyes. 6 (1. 68). To stab, &c., I have only 2 (1. 12). Gates of breath, mouth and half an hour of life left, therefore nostrils.
why try to kill it? 3 (1. 17). Divorced, separated.
(1. 74). Impediments, stoppages." 4 (1. 44). Determined me, settled 8 (1. 79). Affect it, honour or love it. whether I shall live or die.
9 (l. 86). Feign, pretend. 5 (1. 63). Sealed up, &c., brought 10 (1. 88). Incredulous, unbelieving.
about what I expected.
STANLEY'S SEARCH FOR
1. On the second day after Stanley's' arrival in the capital of Unyanyembe, the Arab magnates of Tabora came to congratulate him. Tabora is the principal Arab settlement in Central Africa, with a population of about 5000. The Arabs were fine handsome men, mostly from Oman, and each had a large retinue of servants with him.
2. After having exchanged the usual stock of congratulations, Stanley accepted an invitation to return the visit at Tabora, and three days afterwards, accompanied by eighteen bravely dressed soldiers, he was presented to a group of stately Arabs in long white dresses a and jaunty caps of showy white and introduced to the hospitalities of Tabora.
3. On the 20th of September the American flag was again hoisted, and the caravan, consisting of fifty-four persons, started along the southern route towards Ujiji and Livingstone.
It moved forward through illimitable forests stretched in grand waves beyond the ken of vision ;' ridges, forest-clad, rising gently, one above another, until they receded in the purple blue distance, through a leafy ocean, where was only an indistinct outline of a hill far away.
4. Stanley next passed through a grand and noble expanse of grass land, which was one of the finest scenes he had witnessed since leaving the coast. Great herds of buffalo, zebra, giraffe, and antelopes course through the plain, and the expedition indulged in a day or two of hunting, While crossing a river at this point, Stanley narrowly escaped being devoured by a crocodile, but little recked the danger, led on by the excitement of stalking wild boars and shooting buffalo cows.
5. Now from time to time Stanley heard from passing savages occasional rumours of the presence of white men at various points. This encouraged him to believe that Livingstone was not far off, and gave the necessary boldness to traverse the great wilderness beyond Marara, the transit of which he was warned would occupy nine days. The negroes became enthusiastic at the prospect of their journey's end. They therefore boldly turned their faces north and marched for the Malagarazi, a large river flowing from the east to Lake Tanganyika."
6. One of the exciting episodes of the journey was a boar-hunt, in which Stanley had a narrow escape from an ignominious' death. In one of