Speeches (Lines) for Smith the Weaver
in "Henry VI, Part II"

Total: 9

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# Act, Scene, Line
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Speech text

1

IV,2,2352

Dick the Butcher. [Aside] She was, indeed, a pedler's daughter, and
sold many laces.

Smith the Weaver. [Aside] But now of late, notable to travel with her
furred pack, she washes bucks here at home.


2

IV,2,2359

Jack Cade. Valiant I am.

Smith the Weaver. [Aside] A' must needs; for beggary is valiant.


3

IV,2,2364

Jack Cade. I fear neither sword nor fire.

Smith the Weaver. [Aside] He need not fear the sword; for his coat is of proof.


4

IV,2,2388

(stage directions). [Enter some, bringing forward the Clerk of Chatham]

Smith the Weaver. The clerk of Chatham: he can write and read and
cast accompt.


5

IV,2,2391

Jack Cade. O monstrous!

Smith the Weaver. We took him setting of boys' copies.


6

IV,2,2393

Jack Cade. Here's a villain!

Smith the Weaver. Has a book in his pocket with red letters in't.


7

IV,2,2454

Dick the Butcher. Nay, 'tis too true; therefore he shall be king.

Smith the Weaver. Sir, he made a chimney in my father's house, and
the bricks are alive at this day to testify it;
therefore deny it not.


8

IV,6,2613

(stage directions). [They kill him]

Smith the Weaver. If this fellow be wise, he'll never call ye Jack
Cade more: I think he hath a very fair warning.


9

IV,7,2631

John Holland. [Aside] Mass, 'twill be sore law, then; for he was
thrust in the mouth with a spear, and 'tis not whole
yet.

Smith the Weaver. [Aside] Nay, John, it will be stinking law for his
breath stinks with eating toasted cheese.


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