King Lear

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Enter Gonerill, and Steward.Enter Gonerill and Oswald, her stewardsteward (n.)
controller of a household's domestic affairs
KL I.iii.1.1
Did my Father strike my Gentleman for chidingDid my father strike my gentleman for chidingchiding (n.)
telling-off, scolding, rebuke
KL I.iii.1
of his Foole?of his Fool? KL I.iii.2
I Madam.Ay, madam. KL I.iii.3
By day and night, he wrongs me, euery howreBy day and night he wrongs me; every hour KL I.iii.4
He flashes into one grosse crime, or other,He flashes into one gross crime or othergross (adj.)

old form: grosse
vile, abhorrent, wicked
KL I.iii.5
flash (v.)
break out suddenly, move abruptly
crime (n.)
sin, offence, wrong-doing
That sets vs all at ods: Ile not endure it;That sets us all at odds. I'll not endure it! KL I.iii.6
His Knights grow riotous, and himselfe vpbraides vsHis knights grow riotous, and himself upbraids us KL I.iii.7
On euery trifle. When he returnes from hunting,On every trifle. When he returns from hunting KL I.iii.8
I will not speake with him, say I am sicke,I will not speak with him. Say I am sick. KL I.iii.9
If you come slacke of former seruices,If you come slack of former servicesslack (adj.)

old form: slacke
less attentive, remiss, lax
KL I.iii.10
You shall do well, the fault of it Ile answer.You shall do well; the fault of it I'll answer.answer (v.)
suffer the consequences [for], be accountable [for]
KL I.iii.11
He's comming Madam, I heare him.He's coming, madam; I hear him. KL I.iii.12
Put on what weary negligence you please,Put on what weary negligence you please, KL I.iii.13
You and your Fellowes: I'de haue it come to question;You and your fellows. I'd have it come to question.question (n.)
argument, contention, dispute
KL I.iii.14
If he distaste it, let him to my Sister,If he distaste it, let him to my sister,distaste (v.)
dislike, not relish, be averse to
KL I.iii.15
Whose mind and mine I know in that are one,Whose mind and mine I know in that are one, KL I.iii.16
Not to be overruled. Idle old man,idle (adj.)
mad, crazy, lunatic
KL I.iii.17
That still would manage those authoritiesstill (adv.)
ever, now [as before]
KL I.iii.18
authority (n.)
power, right, prerogative
That he hath given away! Now, by my life, KL I.iii.19
Old fools are babes again, and must be used KL I.iii.20
With checks, as flatteries, when they are seen abused.check (n.)
reprimand, reproof, rebuke
KL I.iii.21
Remember what I haue said.Remember what I have said. KL I.iii.22.1
Well Madam.Well, madam. KL I.iii.22.2
And let his Knights haue colder lookes among you:And let his knights have colder looks among you. KL I.iii.23
what growes of it no matter, aduise your fellowes so,What grows of it, no matter. Advise your fellows so. KL I.iii.24
I would breed from hence occasions, and I shall,occasion (n.)
circumstance, opportunity
KL I.iii.25
Ile write straight to my SisterThat I may speak. I'll write straight to my sisterstraight (adv.)
straightaway, immediately, at once
KL I.iii.26
speak (v.)
reprove, admonish, rebuke
to hold my course; prepare for dinner. To hold my very course. Prepare for dinner.hold (v.)
keep, maintain, observe
KL I.iii.27
course (n.)
course of action, way of proceeding
Exeunt.Exeunt KL I.iii.27
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