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Deare Sir forbeare.Dear sir, forbear!KL I.i.162
Pray Sir be patient.Pray, sir, be patient.KL I.iv.258.2
My Lord, I am guiltlesse, as I am ignorantMy lord, I am guiltless as I am ignorantKL I.iv.270
Of what hath moued you.Of what hath moved you.KL I.iv.271.1
Now Gods that we adore, / Whereof comes this?Now gods that we adore, whereof comes this?KL I.iv.287
What's the matter, Sir?What's the matter, sir?KL I.iv.292.2
I cannot be so partiall Gonerill,I cannot be so partial, Gonerill,KL I.iv.308
To the great loue I beare you.To the great love I bear you – KL I.iv.309
Well,you may feare too farre.Well, you may fear too far.KL I.iv.325.1
How farre your eies may pierce I cannot tell;How far your eyes may pierce I cannot tell;KL I.iv.342
Striuing to better, oft we marre what's well.Striving to better, oft we mar what's well.KL I.iv.343
Well, well, th'euent. Well, well – th' event!KL I.iv.345
Oh Gonerill,O Gonerill,KL IV.ii.29.2
You are not worth the dust which the rude windeYou are not worth the dust which the rude windKL IV.ii.30
Blowes in your face.Blows in your face. I fear your disposition:KL IV.ii.31
That nature which contemns its originKL IV.ii.32
Cannot be bordered certain in itself.KL IV.ii.33
She that herself will sliver and disbranchKL IV.ii.34
From her material sap perforce must witherKL IV.ii.35
And come to deadly use.KL IV.ii.36
Wisdom and goodness to the vile seem vile;KL IV.ii.38
Filths savour but themselves. What have you done,KL IV.ii.39
Tigers not daughters, what have you performed?KL IV.ii.40
A father, and a gracious aged man,KL IV.ii.41
Whose reverence even the head-lugged bear would lick,KL IV.ii.42
Most barbarous, most degenerate, have you madded.KL IV.ii.43
Could my good brother suffer you to do it?KL IV.ii.44
A man, a prince, by him so benefited?KL IV.ii.45
If that the heavens do not their visible spiritsKL IV.ii.46
Send quickly down to tame these vile offences,KL IV.ii.47
It will come – KL IV.ii.48
Humanity must perforce prey on itselfKL IV.ii.49
Like monsters of the deep.KL IV.ii.50.1
See thy selfe diuell:See thyself, devil!KL IV.ii.59.2
Proper deformitie seemes not in the FiendProper deformity shows not in the fiendKL IV.ii.60
So horrid as in woman.So horrid as in woman.KL IV.ii.61.1
Thou changed and self-covered thing, for shame,KL IV.ii.62
Be-monster not thy feature. Were't my fitnessKL IV.ii.63
To let these hands obey my blood,KL IV.ii.64
They are apt enough to dislocate and tearKL IV.ii.65
Thy flesh and bones. Howe'er thou art a fiend,KL IV.ii.66
A woman's shape doth shield thee.KL IV.ii.67
What news?KL IV.ii.69
Glousters eyes.Gloucester's eyes?KL IV.ii.72.2
This shewes you are aboueThis shows you are above,KL IV.ii.78.2
You Iustices, that these our neather crimesYou justicers, that these our nether crimesKL IV.ii.79
So speedily can venge. But (O poore Glouster)So speedily can venge! But, O, poor Gloucester!KL IV.ii.80
Lost he his other eye?Lost he his other eye?KL IV.ii.81.1
Where was his Sonne, / When they did take his eyes?Where was his son when they did take his eyes?KL IV.ii.88
He is not heere.He is not here.KL IV.ii.89.2
Knowes he the wickednesse?Knows he the wickedness?KL IV.ii.91
Glouster, I liueGloucester, I liveKL IV.ii.94.2
To thanke thee for the loue thou shew'dst the King,To thank thee for the love thou show'dst the KingKL IV.ii.95
And to reuenge thine eyes. Come hither Friend,And to revenge thine eyes. Come hither, friend;KL IV.ii.96
Tell me what more thou know'st. Tell me what more thou knowest.KL IV.ii.97
Our very louing Sister, well be-met:Our very loving sister, well be-met.KL V.i.20
Sir, this I heard, the King is come to his DaughterSir, this I heard; the King is come to his daughter,KL V.i.21
With others, whom the rigour of our StateWith others whom the rigour of our stateKL V.i.22
Forc'd to cry out.Forced to cry out. Where I could not be honest,KL V.i.23
I never yet was valiant. For this business,KL V.i.24
It touches us as France invades our land,KL V.i.25
Not bolds the King, with others – whom, I fear,KL V.i.26
Most just and heavy causes make oppose.KL V.i.27
Let's then determineLet's then determineKL V.i.31.2
with th'ancient of warre / On our proceeding.With th' ancient of war on our proceeding.KL V.i.32
Ile ouertake you,I'll overtake you.KL V.i.39.2
speake.Speak.KL V.i.39.3
Stay till I haue read the Letter.Stay till I have read the letter.KL V.i.47.1
Why farethee well, I will o're-looke thy paper.Why, fare thee well. I will o'erlook thy paper.KL V.i.50
We will greet the time. We will greet the time.KL V.i.54.2
Sir, you haue shew'd to day your valiant straineSir, you have showed today your valiant strain,KL V.iii.41
And Fortune led you well: you haue the CaptiuesAnd Fortune led you well. You have the captivesKL V.iii.42
Who were the opposites of this dayes strife:That were the opposites of this day's strife;KL V.iii.43
I do require them of you so to vse them,I do require them of you, so to use themKL V.iii.44
As we shall find their merites, and our safetyAs we shall find their merits and our safetyKL V.iii.45
May equally determine.May equally determine.KL V.iii.46.1
Sir, by your patience,Sir, by your patience,KL V.iii.60.2
I hold you but a subiect of this Warre,I hold you but a subject of this war,KL V.iii.61
Not as a Brother.Not as a brother.KL V.iii.62.1
The let alone lies not in your good will.The let-alone lies not in your good will.KL V.iii.80
Halfe-blooded fellow, yes.Half-blooded fellow, yes.KL V.iii.81.2
Stay yet,heare reason: Edmund, I arrest theeStay yet; hear reason. Edmund, I arrest theeKL V.iii.83
On capitall Treason; and in thy arrest,On capital treason, and, in thy attaint,KL V.iii.84
This guilded Serpent: for your claime faire Sisters,This gilded serpent. For your claim, fair sister,KL V.iii.85
I bare it in the interest of my wife,I bar it in the interest of my wife.KL V.iii.86
'Tis she is sub-contracted to this Lord,'Tis she is sub-contracted to this lord,KL V.iii.87
And I her husband contradict your Banes.And I her husband contradict your banns.KL V.iii.88
If you will marry, make your loues to me,If you will marry, make your loves to me;KL V.iii.89
My Lady is bespoke.My lady is bespoke.KL V.iii.90.1
Thou art armed Gloster, / Let the Trmpet sound:Thou art armed, Gloucester; let the trumpet sound.KL V.iii.91
If none appeare to proue vpon thy person,If none appear to prove upon thy personKL V.iii.92
Thy heynous, manifest, and many Treasons,Thy heinous, manifest, and many treasons,KL V.iii.93
There is my pledge: There is my pledge.KL V.iii.94.1
Ile make it on thy heartI'll make it on thy heart,KL V.iii.94.2
Ere I taste bread, thou art in nothing lesseEre I taste bread, thou art in nothing lessKL V.iii.95
Then I haue heere proclaim'd thee.Than I have here proclaimed thee.KL V.iii.96.1
A Herald, ho.A herald, ho!KL V.iii.102.2
Trust to thy single vertue, for thy SouldiersTrust to thy single virtue; for thy soldiers,KL V.iii.103
All leuied in my name, haue in my nameAll levied in my name, have in my nameKL V.iii.104
Tooke their discharge.Took their discharge.KL V.iii.105.1
She is not well, conuey her to my Tent.She is not well. Convey her to my tent.KL V.iii.106
Come hither Herald, let the Trumper sound,Come hither, herald; let the trumpet sound,KL V.iii.107
And read out this. And read out this.KL V.iii.108
Aske him his purposes, why he appearesAsk him his purposes, why he appearsKL V.iii.116
Vpon this Call o'th'Trumpet.Upon this call o'the trumpet.KL V.iii.117.1
Which is that Aduersary?Which is that adversary?KL V.iii.122.2
Saue him, saue him. Save him, save him!KL V.iii.149.1
Shut your mouth Dame,Shut your mouth, dame,KL V.iii.152.2
Or with this paper shall I stop it: hold Sir,Or with this paper shall I stop it – Hold, sir!KL V.iii.153
Thou worse then any name, reade thine owne euill:Thou worse than any name, read thine own evil.KL V.iii.154
No tearing Lady, I perceiue you know it.No tearing, lady! I perceive you know it.KL V.iii.155
Most monstrous! O, Most monstrous! O!KL V.iii.157.2
know'st thou this paper?Knowest thou this paper?KL V.iii.158.1
Go after her, she's desperate, gouerne her.Go after her. She's desperate. Govern her.KL V.iii.159
Me thought thy very gate did prophesieMethought thy very gait did prophesyKL V.iii.173
A Royall Noblenesse: I must embrace thee,A royal nobleness. I must embrace thee.KL V.iii.174
Let sorrow split my heart, if euer ILet sorrow split my heart if ever IKL V.iii.175
Did hate thee, or thy father.Did hate thee or thy father.KL V.iii.176.1
Where haue you hid your selfe?Where have you hid yourself?KL V.iii.177.2
How haue you knowne the miseries of your Father?How have you known the miseries of your father?KL V.iii.178
If there be more, more wofull, hold it in,If there be more, more woeful, hold it in;KL V.iii.200
For I am almost ready to dissolue,For I am almost ready to dissolve,KL V.iii.201
Hearing of this.Hearing of this.KL V.iii.202.1
But who was this?KL V.iii.216.2
Speake man.Speak, man.KL V.iii.220.3
Who dead? Speake man.Who dead? Speak, man.KL V.iii.223
Produce the bodies, be they aliue or dead;Produce the bodies, be they alive or dead.KL V.iii.228
This iudgement of the Heauens that makes vs tremble.This judgement of the heavens that makes us trembleKL V.iii.229
Touches vs not with pitty: O, is this he?Touches us not with pity. (To Kent) O, is this he?KL V.iii.230
The time will not allow the complementThe time will not allow the complimentKL V.iii.231
Which very manners vrges.Which very manners urges.KL V.iii.232.1
Great thing of vs forgot,Great thing of us forgot.KL V.iii.234.2
Speake Edmund, where's the King? and where's Cordelia?Speak, Edmund, where's the King? and where's Cordelia?KL V.iii.235
Seest thou this obiect Kent?See'st thou this object, Kent?KL V.iii.236
Euen so: couer their faces.Even so. Cover their faces.KL V.iii.240
Run, run, O run.Run, run, O run!KL V.iii.245.2
Hast thee for thy life.Haste thee for thy life.KL V.iii.249.2
The Gods defend her, beare him hence awhile.The gods defend her. Bear him hence awhile.KL V.iii.254
Fall and cease.Fall and cease!KL V.iii.262.2
He knowes not what he saies, and vaine is itHe knows not what he sees, and vain is itKL V.iii.291
That we present vs to him.That we present us to him.KL V.iii.292.1
That's but a trifle heere:That's but a trifle here.KL V.iii.293.2
You Lords and Noble Friends, know our intent,You lords and noble friends, know our intent:KL V.iii.294
What comfort to this great decay may come,What comfort to this great decay may comeKL V.iii.295
Shall be appli'd. For vs we will resigne,Shall be applied. For us we will resignKL V.iii.296
During the life of this old MaiestyDuring the life of this old majestyKL V.iii.297
To him our absolute power, To him our absolute power.KL V.iii.298.1
you to your rights,You, to your rightsKL V.iii.298.2
With boote, and such addition as your HonoursWith boot, and such addition as your honoursKL V.iii.299
Haue more then merited. All Friends shallHave more than merited. All friends shall tasteKL V.iii.300
Taste the wages of their vertue,and all FoesThe wages of their virtue, and all foesKL V.iii.301
The cup of their deseruings: O see, see.The cup of their deservings. – O, see, see!KL V.iii.302
Beare them from hence, our present businesseBear them from hence. Our present businessKL V.iii.316
Is generall woe: Is general woe.KL V.iii.317.1
Friends of my soule, you twaine,Friends of my soul, you twain,KL V.iii.317.2
Rule in this Realme, and the gor'd state sustaine.Rule in this realm, and the gored state sustain.KL V.iii.318
The waight of this sad time we must obey,The weight of this sad time we must obey;KL V.iii.321
Speake what we feele, not what we ought to say:Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say.KL V.iii.322
The oldest hath borne most, we that are yong,The oldest hath borne most; we that are youngKL V.iii.323
Shall neuer see so much, nor liue so long.Shall never see so much nor live so long.KL V.iii.324

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