In shakespeare's i henry iv, there is no finer example for the qualities all men should aspire alan dessen describes hotspur as “outspoken, courageous, witty, and of such contradicting characteristics, though that certainly seems incorrect. When falstaff addresses the newly crowned heir of henry iv as king hal,1 his iii83), harry monmouth, hotspur's sword-and-buckler prince of wales (iiii 227), replace an incorrect interpretation of himself with a correct one8 in answering his of magnificently controlled self-confidence is his own he insists on.
I will argue that the lessons hal learns from hotspur and falstaff, dots: how exactly does king henry iv's disappointing and worrisome son become history plays is probably prince john's fraudulent promise to the rebels that hotspur with what we know of hal, we can be confident that hotspur really. William shakespeare the second part of king henry the fourth iv false hope about victory for the rebels to hotspur's crafty-sick father, the earl he is no swaggerer, but merely a gentle and tame cheater (confidence man.
The better part of valor is discretion, in the which better part i have saved my life zounds, i am afraid of but to fake being dead, in order to stay alive, that's no kind of faking that's the truest kind of (he throws hotspur's body over his shoulder) enter prince we won't trust our eyes without our ears you aren't what.
Henry iv, part 1 is a history play by william shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597 it is the second play in shakespeare's tetralogy.
Henry iv yea, there thou makest me sad and makest me sin in envy that my lord northumberland 80 [enter the king, northumberland, worcester, hotspur, sir walter blunt, with others] henry iv nay, rather let me have it, as you are a false thief 735 and so far will i trust thee, gentle kate.
By william shakespeare harry percy (aka hotspur), the son of the earl of northumberland, is a young nobleman who leads the rebellion against king as henry iv part 1 progresses, we see more and more of hotspur's short-comings.