That can be with a nimble 252
You cannot revel into dukedoms there.
He therefore sends you, for your spirit,
This of treasure; and, this,
Desires you let the dukedoms that you claim 256
Hear no more of you. This the Dauphin speaks.
K. Hen. What treasure, uncle?
Exe. Tennis-balls, my liege.
K. Hen. We are glad the Dauphin is so
His present and your pains we thank you for:
When we have match'd our rackets to these balls, 261
We will in France, by God's grace, play a set
Shall strike his father's crown into the .
Tell him he hath made a match with such a wrangler 264
That all the courts of France will be disturb'd
With . And we understand him well,
How he us with our wilder days,
Not measuring what use we made of them. 268
We never valu'd this poor of England;
And therefore, , did give ourself
To barbarous licence; as 'tis ever common
That men are merriest when they are from home. 272
But tell the Dauphin I will keep my state,
Be like a king and show my sail of greatness
When I do rouse me in my throne of France:
For that I have laid by my majesty 276
And plodded like a man for working-days,
But I will rise there with so full a glory
That I will dazzle all the eyes of France,
252 galliard: a lively dance
254 meeter: more fitting
255 tun: a cask
in lieu of: in return for
259 pleasant: facetious
263 hazard: part of a tennis-court
266 chaces; cf. n.
267 comes o'er: taunts
269 seat: throne
270 living hence; cf. n.