CORDELIA
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What shall Cordelia speake? Loue, and be silent.What shall Cordelia speak? Love, and be silent.KL I.i.62
Then poore Cordelia,Then poor Cordelia!KL I.i.76.2
And yet not so, since I am sure my loue'sAnd yet not so, since I am sure my love'sKL I.i.77
More ponderous then my tongue.More ponderous than my tongue.KL I.i.78
Nothing my Lord.Nothing, my lord.KL I.i.87
Nothing.Nothing.KL I.i.89
Vnhappie that I am, I cannot heaueUnhappy that I am, I cannot heaveKL I.i.91
My heart into my mouth: I loue your MaiestyMy heart into my mouth. I love your majestyKL I.i.92
According to my bond, no more nor lesse.According to my bond, no more nor less.KL I.i.93
Good my Lord,Good my lord,KL I.i.95.2
You haue begot me, bred me, lou'd me.You have begot me, bred me, loved me.KL I.i.96
I returne those duties backe as are right fit,I return those duties back as are right fit,KL I.i.97
Obey you, Loue you, and most Honour you.Obey you, love you, and most honour you.KL I.i.98
Why haue my Sisters Husbands, if they sayWhy have my sisters husbands, if they sayKL I.i.99
They loue you all? Happily when I shall wed,They love you all? Haply when I shall wed,KL I.i.100
That Lord, whose hand must take my plight, shall carryThat lord whose hand must take my plight shall carryKL I.i.101
Halfe my loue with him, halfe my Care, and Dutie,Half my love with him, half my care and duty.KL I.i.102
Sure I shall neuer marry like my Sisters.Sure I shall never marry like my sisters,KL I.i.103
To love my father all.KL I.i.104
I my good Lord.Ay, my good lord.KL I.i.105.2
So young my Lord, and true.So young, my lord, and true.KL I.i.107
I yet beseech your Maiesty.I yet beseech your majesty – KL I.i.223.2
If for I want that glib and oylie Art,If for I want that glib and oily artKL I.i.224
To speake and purpose not, since what I will intend,To speak and purpose not, since what I well intendKL I.i.225
Ile do't before I speake, that you make knowneI'll do't before I speak – that you make knownKL I.i.226
It is no vicious blot, murther, or foulenesse,It is no vicious blot, murder or foulness,KL I.i.227
No vnchaste action or dishonoured stepNo unchaste action or dishonoured stepKL I.i.228
That hath depriu'd me of your Grace and fauour,That hath deprived me of your grace and favour,KL I.i.229
But euen for want of that, for which I am richer,But even for want of that for which I am richer:KL I.i.230
A still soliciting eye, and such a tongue,A still-soliciting eye and such a tongueKL I.i.231
That I am glad I haue not, though not to haue it,As I am glad I have not, though not to have itKL I.i.232
Hath lost me in your liking.Hath lost me in your liking.KL I.i.233.1
Peace be with Burgundie,Peace be with Burgundy!KL I.i.247.2
Since that respect and Fortunes are his loue,Since that respect and fortunes are his love,KL I.i.248
I shall not be his wife.I shall not be his wife.KL I.i.249
The Iewels of our Father,with wash'd eiesThe jewels of our father, with washed eyesKL I.i.268
Cordelia leaues you, I know you what you are,Cordelia leaves you. I know you what you are;KL I.i.269
And like a Sister am most loth to callAnd, like a sister, am most loath to callKL I.i.270
Your faults as they are named. Loue well our Father:Your faults as they are named. Love well our father!KL I.i.271
To your professed bosomes I commit him,To your professed bosoms I commit him.KL I.i.272
But yet alas, stood I within his Grace,But yet, alas, stood I within his grace,KL I.i.273
I would prefer him to a better place,I would prefer him to a better place.KL I.i.274
So farewell to you both.So farewell to you both.KL I.i.275
Time shall vnfold what plighted cunning hides,Time shall unfold what plighted cunning hides;KL I.i.280
Who couers faults, at last with shame derides:Who covers faults, at last with shame derides.KL I.i.281
Well may you prosper.Well may you prosper!KL I.i.282.1
Alacke, 'tis he: why he was met euen nowAlack, 'tis he! Why, he was met even nowKL IV.iv.1
As mad as the vext Sea, singing alowd,As mad as the vexed sea, singing aloud,KL IV.iv.2
Crown'd with ranke Fenitar, and furrow weeds,Crowned with rank fumiter and furrow-weeds,KL IV.iv.3
With Hardokes, Hemlocke, Nettles, Cuckoo flowres,With hardokes, hemlock, nettles, cuckoo-flowers,KL IV.iv.4
Darnell, and all the idle weedes that growDarnel, and all the idle weeds that growKL IV.iv.5
In our sustaining Corne. A Centery send forth;In our sustaining corn. (To soldiers) A century send forth;KL IV.iv.6
Search euery Acre in the high-growne field,Search every acre in the high-grown fieldKL IV.iv.7
And bring him to our eye.And bring him to our eye.KL IV.iv.8.1
What can mans wisedomeWhat can man's wisdomKL IV.iv.8.2
In the restoring his bereaued Sense;In the restoring his bereaved sense?KL IV.iv.9
he that helpes him, / Take all my outward worth.He that helps him, take all my outward worth.KL IV.iv.10
All blest Secrets,All blest secrets,KL IV.iv.15.2
All you vnpublish'd Vertues of the earthAll you unpublished virtues of the earth,KL IV.iv.16
Spring with my teares; be aydant, and remediateSpring with my tears! Be aidant and remediateKL IV.iv.17
In the Goodmans desires: seeke, seeke for him,In the good man's distress. Seek, seek for him,KL IV.iv.18
Least his vngouern'd rage, dissolue the lifeLest his ungoverned rage dissolve the lifeKL IV.iv.19
That wants the meanes to leade it.That wants the means to lead it.KL IV.iv.20.1
'Tis knowne before. Our preparation stands'Tis known before. Our preparation standsKL IV.iv.22
In expectation of them. O deere Father,In expectation of them. O dear father,KL IV.iv.23
It is thy businesse that I go about:It is thy business that I go about.KL IV.iv.24
Therfore great FranceTherefore great FranceKL IV.iv.25
My mourning, and important teares hath pittied:My mourning and importuned tears hath pitied.KL IV.iv.26
No blowne Ambition doth our Armes incite,No blown ambition doth our arms inciteKL IV.iv.27
But loue, deere loue, and our ag'd Fathers Rite:But love, dear love, and our aged father's right.KL IV.iv.28
Soone may I heare, and see him. Soon may I hear and see him!KL IV.iv.29
O thou good Kent, / How shall I liue and workeO thou good Kent, how shall I live and workKL IV.vii.1
To match thy goodnesse? / My life will be too short,To match thy goodness? My life will be too shortKL IV.vii.2
And euery measure faile me.And every measure fail me.KL IV.vii.3
Be better suited,Be better suited.KL IV.vii.6.2
These weedes are memories of those worser houres:These weeds are memories of those worser hours.KL IV.vii.7
I prythee put them off.I prithee put them off.KL IV.vii.8.1
Then be't so my good Lord:Then be't so, my good lord.KL IV.vii.12.1
How do's the King?How does the King?KL IV.vii.12.2
O you kind Gods!O you kind gods,KL IV.vii.14
Cure this great breach in his abused Nature,Cure this great breach in his abused nature!KL IV.vii.15
Th'vntun'd and iarring senses, O winde vp,Th' untuned and jarring senses O wind upKL IV.vii.16
Of this childe-changed Father.Of this child-changed father!KL IV.vii.17.1
Be gouern'd by your knowledge, and proceedeBe governed by your knowledge and proceedKL IV.vii.19
I'th'sway of your owne will: is he array'd?I'the sway of your own will. Is he arrayed?KL IV.vii.20
Very well.KL IV.vii.24.2
O my deere Father, restauratian hangO my dear father! Restoration hangKL IV.vii.26
Thy medicine on my lippes, and let this kisseThy medicine on my lips; and let this kissKL IV.vii.27
Repaire those violent harmes, that my two SistersRepair those violent harms that my two sistersKL IV.vii.28
Haue in thy Reuerence made.Have in thy reverence made.KL IV.vii.29.1
Had you not bin their Father, these white flakesHad you not been their father, these white flakesKL IV.vii.30
Did challenge pitty of them. Was this a faceHad challenged pity of them. Was this a faceKL IV.vii.31
To be oppos'd against the iarring windes?To be opposed against the jarring winds?KL IV.vii.32
To stand against the deep dread-bolted thunder,KL IV.vii.33
In the most terrible and nimble strokeKL IV.vii.34
Of quick cross lightning? To watch, poor perdu,KL IV.vii.35
Mine Enemies dogge,With this thin helm? Mine enemy's dog,KL IV.vii.36
though he had bit me, / Should haue stood that nightThough he had bit me, should have stood that nightKL IV.vii.37
against my fire, / And was't thou faine (poore Father)Against my fire; and wast thou fain, poor father,KL IV.vii.38
To houell thee with Swine and Rogues forlorne,To hovel thee with swine and rogues forlornKL IV.vii.39
In short, and musty straw? Alacke, alacke,In short and musty straw? Alack, alack!KL IV.vii.40
'Tis wonder that thy life and wits, at once'Tis wonder that thy life and wits at onceKL IV.vii.41
Had not concluded all. He wakes, speake to him.Had not concluded all. – He wakes! Speak to him.KL IV.vii.42
How does my Royall Lord? / How fares your Maiesty?How does my royal lord? How fares your majesty?KL IV.vii.44
Sir, do you know me?Sir, do you know me?KL IV.vii.48.2
Still, still, farre wide.Still, still, far wide!KL IV.vii.50
O looke vpon me Sir,O look upon me, sir,KL IV.vii.57.2
And hold your hand in benediction o're me,And hold your hand in benediction o'er me.KL IV.vii.58
You must not kneele.No, sir, you must not kneel.KL IV.vii.59.1
And so I am: I am.And so I am, I am.KL IV.vii.70.2
No cause, no cause.No cause, no cause.KL IV.vii.75.2
Wilt please your Highnesse walke?Will't please your highness walk?KL IV.vii.82.2
We are not the first,We are not the firstKL V.iii.3.2
Who with best meaning haue incurr'd the worst:Who with best meaning have incurred the worst.KL V.iii.4
For thee oppressed King I am cast downe,For thee, oppressed King, I am cast down;KL V.iii.5
My selfe could else out-frowne false Fortunes frowne.Myself could else out-frown false Fortune's frown.KL V.iii.6
Shall we not see these Daughters, and these Sisters?Shall we not see these daughters and these sisters?KL V.iii.7
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