Strafford: An Historical Tragedy
Proceed to England's work: who reads the list?
"Ship-money is refused or fiercely paid In every county, save the northern ones Where Wentworth's influence" . . . (Renewed shouting.)
VANE (passionately striking the table).
I, in England's name Declare her work, this way, at end! till now-- Up to this moment--peaceful strife was well! We English had free leave to think: till now, We had a shadow of a Parliament: 'Twas well; but all is changed: they threaten us: They'll try brute-force for law--here--in our land!
True hearts with Vane! The old true hearts with Vane!
Till we crush Wentworth for her,