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Act IV. Scene III.

Scene III.—Another Part of Blackheath.

Alarums. The two parties enter and fight, and
both the STAFFORDS are slain.

Cade. Where's Dick, the butcher of Ashford?
Dick. Here, sir.
Cade. They fell before thee like sheep and
oxen, and thou behavedst thyself as if thou
hadst been in thine own slaughter-house: there-
fore thus will I reward thee, the Lent shall be
as long again as it is; and thou shalt have a
licence to kill for a hundred lacking one.
Dick. I desire no more.
Cade. And, to speak truth, thou deservest no
less. This monument of the victory will I bear;
[Puts on SIR HUMPHREY STAFFORD'S
armour.] and the bodies shall be dragged at my horse'
heels, till I do come to London, where we will
have the Mayor's sword borne before us.
Dick. If we mean to thrive and do good,
break open the gaols and let out the prisoners.
Cade. Fear not that, I warrant thee. Come;
let's march towards London. [Exeunt.
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