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I was not angry since I came to France

Until this instant. If they will fight with us, let them come down,

Or void the field; they do offend our sight:

If they’ll do neither, we will come to them,

And make them skirr away, as swift as stones

Enforced from the old Assyrian slings:

We’ll cut the throats of those we have,

And not a man of them that we shall take

Shall taste our mercy

I was not angry since I came to France until this instant.

Oh thank you for including this–I’ve been waiting to see if you would.  I think this is my favorite line in Henry V, especially the way Tom Hiddleston delivers it, because it shows such a timeless portrayal of frustration.  I can imagine an English tourist standing next to me on the streets of Paris, looking at a map or trying to hail a taxi, saying this very line today, and he wouldn’t seem a bit out of place!

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