In which Shakespear's play does the line "A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse" appear?

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One of Shakespeare's best known lines. The quotation is sometimes now repeated ironically when someone is is need of some unimportant item.


From Shakespeare's Richard III, 1594:

Rescue, my Lord of Norfolk, rescue, rescue!
The king enacts more wonders than a man,
Daring an opposite to every danger:
His horse is slain, and all on foot he fights,
Seeking for Richmond in the throat of death.
Rescue, fair lord, or else the day is lost!

A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!

Withdraw, my lord; I'll help you to a horse.




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