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"God quit you in his mercy!  Hear your
sentence.
You have conspired against our royal person,
Joined with an enemy proclaimed and from
his coffers
Received the golden earnest of our death;
Wherein you would have sold your king to
slaughter,
His princes and peers to servitude,
His subjects to opression and contempt
And his whole kingdom into desolation.
Touching our person seek we no revenge;
But we our kingdom's safety must so tender,
Whose ruin you have sought, that to her laws
We do deliver you. Get you therefore hence,
Poor miserable wretches, to your death:
The taste whereof, God of his mercy give
Your patience to endure, and true repentance
Of all your dear offences!  Bear them
hence."

- King Henry V - to Cambridge, Scoop and Grey

Henry V Act II Scene II, 170-185
William Shakespeare