we are but mortals

Henry V and Princess Katherine in film: Laurence Olivier & Renee Asherson, Kenneth Branagh & Emma Thompson, Tom Hiddleston & Mélanie Thierry
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"A speaker is but a prater, a
rhyme is but a ballad; a good leg will fall, a straight back will
stoop, a black beard will turn white, a curled pate will grow
bald, a fair face will wither, a full eye will wax hollow, but a
good heart, Kate, is the sun and the moon - or rather the sun
and not the moon, for it shines bright and never changes, but keeps his course truly. If thou would have such a one, take me;
and take me, take a soldier; take a soldier, take a king."
- William Shakespeare, Henry V

Cry God for Harry, ehhhh ladies??

I realized while watching the Hollow Crown’s Henry V that I’ve never seen a production of the play that didn’t have a hunk playing Henry. I mean why not look at this hunk:

oh bby