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  • Flourish. Enter the DUKE of Florence attended;
    the two Frenchmen, with a troop of soldiers.

  • So that from point to point now have you heard
    The fundamental reasons of this war,
    Whose great decision hath much blood let forth
    And more thirsts after.

  • Holy seems the quarrel
    Upon your grace's part; black and fearful
    On the opposer.

  • Therefore we marvel much our cousin France
    Would in so just a business shut his bosom
    Against our borrowing prayers.

  • Good my lord,
    The reasons of our state I cannot yield,
    But like a common and an outward man,
    That the great figure of a council frames
    By self-unable motion: therefore dare not
    Say what I think of it, since I have found
    Myself in my incertain grounds to fail
    As often as I guess'd.

  • Be it his pleasure.

  • But I am sure the younger of our nature,
    That surfeit on their ease, will day by day
    Come here for physic.

  • Welcome shall they be;
    And all the honours that can fly from us
    Shall on them settle. You know your places well;
    When better fall, for your avails they fell:
    To-morrow to the field.

  • Flourish. Exeunt