Erp. Shall I attend your Grace?
K. Hen. No, my good knight;
Go with my brothers to my lords of England:
I and my bosom must debate awhile,
And then I would no other company. 32
Erp. The Lord in heaven bless thee, noble Harry!
Exeunt [all but the King].
K. Hen. God-a-mercy, old heart! thou speak'st cheerfully.
K. Hen. A friend. 36
Pist. Discuss unto me; art thou officer?
Or art thou base, common and ?
K. Hen. I am a gentleman of a company.
Pist. Trail'st thou the puissant pike? 40
K. Hen. Even so. What are you?
Pist. As good a gentleman as the emperor.
K. Hen. Then you are a better than the king.
Pist. The king's a bawcock, and a heart of gold, 44
A lad of life, an of fame:
Of parents good, of fist most valiant:
I kiss his dirty shoe, and from heart-string
I love the lovely . What's thy name? 48
K. Hen. Harry le Roy.
Pist. Le Roy! a Cornish name: art thou of Cornish crew?
K. Hen. No, I am a Welshman.
Pist. Know'st thou Fluellen? 52
K. Hen. Yes.
Pist. Tell him, I'll knock his leek about his pate
35 Che vous la: i.e., Qui va là
38 popular: plebeian
45 imp: youngling
48 bully: good fellow
55 Saint Davy's day: March 1; cf. n.