The Stratford gallery; . K. Hich. As I intend to prosper, and repent!So thrive I in my dangerous attemptOf hostile arms ! myself myself confound!Heaven, and fortune, bar me happy hours!Day, yield me not thy light; nor, night, thy rest!Be opposite all planets of good luckTo my proceeding ! if, with pure hearts love,Immaculate devotion, holy thoughts,I tender not thy beauteous princely daughter !*********Therefore, dear mother, (I must call you so,)Be the attorney of my love to her.Plead what I will be, not what I have been;Not my deserts, but what I will deserve ; LADY GREY. 2li Urge the necess

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The Stratford gallery; . K. Hich. As I intend to prosper, and repent!So thrive I in my dangerous attemptOf hostile arms ! myself myself confound!Heaven, and fortune, bar me happy hours!Day, yield me not thy light; nor, night, thy rest!Be opposite all planets of good luckTo my proceeding ! if, with pure hearts love,Immaculate devotion, holy thoughts,I tender not thy beauteous princely daughter !*********Therefore, dear mother, (I must call you so,)Be the attorney of my love to her.Plead what I will be, not what I have been;Not my deserts, but what I will deserve ; LADY GREY. 2li Urge the necess
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The Stratford gallery; . K. Hich. As I intend to prosper, and repent!So thrive I in my dangerous attemptOf hostile arms ! myself myself confound!Heaven, and fortune, bar me happy hours!Day, yield me not thy light; nor, night, thy rest!Be opposite all planets of good luckTo my proceeding ! if, with pure hearts love,Immaculate devotion, holy thoughts,I tender not thy beauteous princely daughter !*********Therefore, dear mother, (I must call you so,)Be the attorney of my love to her.Plead what I will be, not what I have been;Not my deserts, but what I will deserve ; LADY GREY. 2li Urge the necessity and state of times,And be not peevish found in great designs. Q. Eliz. Shall I be tempted of the devil thus ?*********Shall I go win my daughter to thy will ? K. Rich. And be a happy mother by the deed. Q. Elk. I go.—Write to me very shortly,And you shall understand from me her mind. K. Rich. Bear her my true loves kiss, and so farewell.{Kissing her. Exit Q. Elizabeth.Relenting fool, and shallow, changing—woman !. LADY ANNE. Tins lady, the eldest daughter of that renowned setter up andplucker down of kings, the Earl of Warwick, was twice married—first to Edward, Prince of Wales, son of Henry VI., by Margaretof Anjou; and afterward to Richard, Duke of Gloster. The scene in King Richard III., where, even in the act of fol-lowing the corse of her father-in-law to the grave, she is wooed andwon by his murderer, who had also croppd the golden prime ofthe sweet prince, her husband, leaves nothing to be desired as anexemplification of her character. That demonstrates her a woman,doubtless of good intentions and a sufficiently kind heart, butlamentably deficient in intellect and the plainest common sense—without any fixed principles or opinions, or the simply natural im-pulses of a saving pride. We grant the irresistible fascination, thatwould exist for such a woman as Anne, in the towering superiority,the flashing audacity of Richard—and he purposely makes a dis-play of

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