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No, my Lord.No, my lord.KL I.i.25
My seruices to your Lordship.My services to your lordship.KL I.i.28
Sir, I shall study deseruing.Sir, I shall study deserving.KL I.i.30
Thou Nature art my Goddesse, to thy LawThou, Nature, art my goddess; to thy lawKL I.ii.1
My seruices are bound, wherefore should IMy services are bound. Wherefore should IKL I.ii.2
Stand in the plague of custome, and permitStand in the plague of custom and permitKL I.ii.3
The curiosity of Nations, to depriue me?The curiosity of nations to deprive me,KL I.ii.4
For that I am some twelue, or fourteene MoonshinesFor that I am some twelve or fourteen moonshinesKL I.ii.5
Lag of a Brother? Why Bastard? Wherefore base?Lag of a brother? Why bastard? Wherefore base?KL I.ii.6
When my Dimensions are as well compact,When my dimensions are as well-compact,KL I.ii.7
My minde as generous, and my shape as trueMy mind as generous, and my shape as true,KL I.ii.8
As honest Madams issue? Why brand they vsAs honest madam's issue? Why brand they usKL I.ii.9
With Base? With basenes Barstadie? Base, Base?With ‘ base ’? with ‘ baseness ’? ‘ bastardy ’? ‘ base, base ’?KL I.ii.10
Who in the lustie stealth of Nature, takeWho in the lusty stealth of nature takeKL I.ii.11
More composition, and fierce qualitie,More composition and fierce qualityKL I.ii.12
Then doth within a dull stale tyred bedThan doth within a dull, stale, tired bedKL I.ii.13
Goe to th'creating a whole tribe of FopsGo to the creating a whole tribe of fopsKL I.ii.14
Got 'tweene a sleepe, and wake? Well then,Got 'tween asleep and wake? Well then,KL I.ii.15
Legitimate Edgar, I must haue your land,Legitimate Edgar, I must have your land.KL I.ii.16
Our Fathers loue, is to the Bastard Edmond,Our father's love is to the bastard EdmundKL I.ii.17
As to th'legitimate: fine word: Legitimate.As to the legitimate. Fine word ‘ legitimate ’!KL I.ii.18
Well, my Legittimate, if this Letter speed,Well, my ‘ legitimate,’ if this letter speedKL I.ii.19
And my inuention thriue, Edmond the baseAnd my invention thrive, Edmund the baseKL I.ii.20
Shall to'th'Legitimate: I grow, I prosper:Shall top the legitimate. I grow. I prosper.KL I.ii.21
Now Gods, stand vp for Bastards.Now gods stand up for bastards!KL I.ii.22
So please your Lordship, none.So please your lordship, none.KL I.ii.27
I know no newes, my Lord.I know no news, my lord.KL I.ii.30
Nothing my Lord.Nothing, my lord.KL I.ii.32
I beseech you Sir, pardon mee; it is a Letter fromI beseech you, sir, pardon me. It is a letter fromKL I.ii.37
my Brother, that I haue not all ore-read; and for so muchmy brother that I have not all o'er-read; and for so muchKL I.ii.38
as I haue perus'd, I finde it not fit for your ore-looking. as I have perused, I find it not fit for your o'erlooking.KL I.ii.39
I shall offend, either to detaine, or giue it: / TheI shall offend either to detain or give it. TheKL I.ii.41
Contents, as in part I vnderstand them, / Are too blame.contents, as in part I understand them, are to blame.KL I.ii.42
I hope for my Brothers iustification, hee wroteI hope for my brother's justification he wroteKL I.ii.44
this but as an essay, or taste of my Vertue.this but as an essay or taste of my virtue.KL I.ii.45
It was not brought mee, my Lord; there's theIt was not brought me, my lord. There's theKL I.ii.59
cunning of it. I found it throwne in at the Casement of mycunning of it. I found it thrown in at the casement of myKL I.ii.60
Closset.closet.KL I.ii.61
If the matter were good my Lord, I durst swearIf the matter were good, my lord, I durst swearKL I.ii.64
it were his: but in respect of that, I would faine thinke itit were his; but in respect of that I would fain think itKL I.ii.65
were not.were not.KL I.ii.66
It is his hand, my Lord: but I hope his heart isIt is his hand, my lord; but I hope his heart isKL I.ii.68
not in the Contents.not in the contents.KL I.ii.69
Neuer my Lord. But I haue heard him oft maintaineNever, my lord. But I have heard him oft maintainKL I.ii.72
it to be fit, that Sonnes at perfect age, and Fathersit to be fit that, sons at perfect age and fathersKL I.ii.73
declin'd, the Father should bee as Ward to the Son, anddeclined, the father should be as ward to the son, andKL I.ii.74
the Sonne manage his Reuennew.the son manage his revenue.KL I.ii.75
I do not well know my L. If it shall pleaseI do not well know, my lord. If it shall pleaseKL I.ii.80
you to suspend your indignation against my Brother, tilyou to suspend your indignation against my brother tillKL I.ii.81
you can deriue from him better testimony of his intent,you can derive from him better testimony of his intent,KL I.ii.82
you shold run a certaine course: where, if you violentlyyou should run a certain course; where, if you violentlyKL I.ii.83
proceed against him, mistaking his purpose, it wouldproceed against him, mistaking his purpose, it wouldKL I.ii.84
make a great gap in your owne Honor, and shake inmake a great gap in your own honour and shake inKL I.ii.85
peeces, the heart of his obedience. I dare pawne downepieces the heart of his obedience. I dare pawn down myKL I.ii.86
my life for him, that he hath writ this to feele my affection tolife for him that he hath writ this to feel my affection toKL I.ii.87
your Honor, & to no other pretence of danger.your honour and to no other pretence of danger.KL I.ii.88
If your Honor iudge it meete, I will place youIf your honour judge it meet I will place youKL I.ii.90
where you shall heare vs conferre of this, and by anwhere you shall hear us confer of this and by anKL I.ii.91
Auricular assurance haue your satisfaction, and thatauricular assurance have your satisfaction, and thatKL I.ii.92
without any further delay, then this very Euening.without any further delay than this very evening.KL I.ii.93
Nor is not, sure.KL I.ii.95
I will seeke him Sir, presently: conuey the businesseI will seek him, sir, presently, convey the businessKL I.ii.101
as I shall find meanes, and acquaint you withall.as I shall find means, and acquaint you withal.KL I.ii.102
This is the excellent foppery of the world, thatThis is the excellent foppery of the world, thatKL I.ii.118
when we are sicke in fortune, often the surfets of ourwhen we are sick in fortune – often the surfeits of ourKL I.ii.119
own behauiour, we make guilty of our disasters, the Sun,own behaviour – we make guilty of our disasters the sun,KL I.ii.120
the Moone, and Starres, as if we were villaines on necessitie,the moon, and stars, as if we were villains on necessity,KL I.ii.121
Fooles by heauenly compulsion, Knaues, Theeues, andfools by heavenly compulsion, knaves, thieves, andKL I.ii.122
Treachers by Sphericall predominance. Drunkards, Lyars,treachers by spherical predominance, drunkards, liars,KL I.ii.123
and Adulterers by an inforc'd obedience of Planataryand adulterers by an enforced obedience of planetaryKL I.ii.124
influence; and all that we are euill in, by a diuineinfluence; and all that we are evil in by a divineKL I.ii.125
thrusting on. An admirable euasion of Whore-master-thrusting-on. An admirable evasion of whoremasterKL I.ii.126
man, to lay his Goatish disposition on the charge of aman, to lay his goatish disposition to the charge of aKL I.ii.127
Starre, My father compounded with my mother vnder thestar. My father compounded with my mother under theKL I.ii.128
Dragons taile, and my Natiuity was vnder Vrsa Maior, soDragon's tail, and my nativity was under Ursa Major, soKL I.ii.129
that it followes, I am rough and Leacherous. I shouldthat it follows I am rough and lecherous. Fut! I shouldKL I.ii.130
haue bin that I am, had the maidenlest Starre in thehave been that I am had the maidenliest star in theKL I.ii.131
Firmament twinkled on my bastardizing.firmament twinkled on my bastardizing. Edgar – KL I.ii.132
Pat: he comes like the Catastrophe of the old Comedie:pat he comes, like the catastrophe of the old comedy.KL I.ii.133
my Cue is villanous Melancholly, with a sighe like TomMy cue is villainous melancholy, with a sigh like TomKL I.ii.134
o'Bedlam. --- O these Eclipses do portend theseo' Bedlam. (Aloud) O these eclipses do portend theseKL I.ii.135
diuisions. Fa, Sol, La, Me.divisions: (he sings) Fa, sol, la, mi.KL I.ii.136
I am thinking Brother of a prediction I readI am thinking, brother, of a prediction I readKL I.ii.139
this other day, what should follow these Eclipses.this other day, what should follow these eclipses.KL I.ii.140
I promise you, the effects he writes of, succeedeI promise you, the effects he writes of succeedKL I.ii.142
vnhappily.unhappily, as of unnaturalness between the child and theKL I.ii.143
parent, death, dearth, dissolutions of ancient amities,KL I.ii.144
divisions in state, menaces and maledictions against kingKL I.ii.145
and nobles, needless diffidences, banishment of friends,KL I.ii.146
dissipation of cohorts, nuptial breaches, and I know notKL I.ii.147
what.KL I.ii.148
When saw you my Father last?When saw you my father last?KL I.ii.150
Spake you with him??Spake you with him?KL I.ii.152
Parted you in good termes? Found you noParted you in good terms? Found you noKL I.ii.154
displeasure in him, by word, nor countenance?displeasure in him by word nor countenance?KL I.ii.155
Bethink your selfe wherein you may haueBethink yourself wherein you may haveKL I.ii.157
offended him: and at my entreaty forbeare his presence,offended him, and at my entreaty forbear his presenceKL I.ii.158
vntill some little time hath qualified the heat of hisuntil some little time hath qualified the heat of hisKL I.ii.159
displeasure, which at this instant so rageth in him, that withdispleasure, which at this instant so rageth in him that withKL I.ii.160
the mischiefe of your person, it would scarsely alay.the mischief of your person it would scarcely allay.KL I.ii.161
That's my feare, I pray you haue a continentThat's my fear. I pray you, have a continentKL I.ii.163
forbearance till the speed of his rage goes slower: andforbearance till the speed of his rage goes slower; and,KL I.ii.164
as I say, retire with me to my lodging, from whence Ias I say, retire with me to my lodging, from whence IKL I.ii.165
will fitly bring you to heare my Lord speake: pray ye goe,will fitly bring you to hear my lord speak. Pray ye, go!KL I.ii.166
there's my key: if you do stirre abroad, goe arm'd.There's my key. If you do stir abroad, go armed.KL I.ii.167
Brother, I aduise you to the best, I am no honestBrother, I advise you to the best. I am no honestKL I.ii.169
man, if ther be any good meaning toward you:I haueman if there be any good meaning toward you. I haveKL I.ii.170
told you what I haue seene, and heard: But faintly. Nothingtold you what I have seen and heard but faintly, nothingKL I.ii.171
like the image, and horror of it, pray you away.like the image and horror of it. Pray you, away!KL I.ii.172
I do serue you in this businesse:I do serve you in this business.KL I.ii.174
A Credulous Father, and a Brother Noble,A credulous father and a brother noble,KL I.ii.175
Whose nature is so farre from doing harmes,Whose nature is so far from doing harmsKL I.ii.176
That he suspects none: on whose foolish honestieThat he suspects none; on whose foolish honestyKL I.ii.177
My practises ride easie: I see the businesse.My practices ride easy – I see the business:KL I.ii.178
Let me, if not by birth, haue lands by wit,Let me, if not by birth, have lands by wit;KL I.ii.179
All with me's meete, that I can fashion fit. All with me's meet that I can fashion fit.KL I.ii.180
Saue thee Curan.Save thee, Curan.KL II.i.1
How comes that?How comes that?KL II.i.5
Not I: pray you what are they?Not I. Pray you what are they?KL II.i.9
Not a word.Not a word.KL II.i.12
The Duke be here to night? The better best,The Duke be here tonight! The better! best!KL II.i.14
This weaues it selfe perforce into my businesse,This weaves itself perforce into my business.KL II.i.15
My Father hath set guard to take my Brother,My father hath set guard to take my brother,KL II.i.16
And I haue one thing of a queazie questionAnd I have one thing of a queasy questionKL II.i.17
Which I must act, Briefenesse, and Fortune worke.Which I must act. Briefness and fortune work! – KL II.i.18
Brother, a word, discend; Brother I say,Brother, a word! Descend! Brother, I say!KL II.i.19
My Father watches: O Sir, fly this place,My father watches. O, sir, fly this place;KL II.i.20
Intelligence is giuen where you are hid;Intelligence is given where you are hid.KL II.i.21
You haue now the good aduantage of the night,You have now the good advantage of the night.KL II.i.22
Haue you not spoken 'gainst the Duke of Cornewall?Have you not spoken 'gainst the Duke of Cornwall?KL II.i.23
Hee's comming hither, now i'th'night, i'th'haste,He's coming hither now, i'the night, i'th' haste,KL II.i.24
And Regan with him, haue you nothing saidAnd Regan with him. Have you nothing saidKL II.i.25
Vpon his partie 'gainst the Duke of Albany?Upon his party 'gainst the Duke of Albany?KL II.i.26
Aduise your selfe.Advise yourself.KL II.i.27.1
I heare my Father comming, pardon me:I hear my father coming. Pardon me;KL II.i.28
In cunning, I must draw my Sword vpon you:In cunning I must draw my sword upon you.KL II.i.29
Draw, seeme to defend your selfe, / Now quit you well.Draw! Seem to defend yourself! Now quit you well.KL II.i.30
Yeeld, come before my Father, light hoa, here,Yield! Come before my father! Light, ho, here!KL II.i.31
Fly Brother, Torches, Torches, so farewell.(Aside) Fly, brother! (Aloud) Torches, torches! (Aside) So farewell.KL II.i.32
Some blood drawne on me, would beget opinionSome blood drawn on me would beget opinionKL II.i.33
Of my more fierce endeauour. I haue seene drunkardsOf my more fierce endeavour. I have seen drunkardsKL II.i.34
Do more then this in sport;Do more than this in sport.KL II.i.35.1
Father, Father,Father, father! – KL II.i.35.2
Stop, stop, no helpe?Stop, stop! – No help?KL II.i.36.1
Here stood he in the dark, his sharpe Sword out,Here stood he in the dark, his sharp sword out,KL II.i.37
Mumbling of wicked charmes, coniuring the MooneMumbling of wicked charms, conjuring the moonKL II.i.38
To stand auspicious Mistris.To stand auspicious mistress.KL II.i.39.1
Looke Sir, I bleed.Look, sir, I bleed.KL II.i.40.1
Fled this way Sir, when by no meanes he could.Fled this way, sir, when by no means he could – KL II.i.41
Perswade me to the murther of your Lordship,Persuade me to the murder of your lordship;KL II.i.43
But that I told him the reuenging Gods,But that I told him the revenging godsKL II.i.44
'Gainst Paricides did all the thunder bend,'Gainst parricides did all the thunder bend,KL II.i.45
Spoke with how manifold, and strong a BondSpoke with how manifold and strong a bondKL II.i.46
The Child was bound to'th'Father; Sir in fine,The child was bound to the father – sir, in fine,KL II.i.47
Seeing how lothly opposite I stoodSeeing how loathly opposite I stoodKL II.i.48
To his vnnaturall purpose, in fell motionTo his unnatural purpose, in fell motionKL II.i.49
With his prepared Sword, he charges homeWith his prepared sword he charges homeKL II.i.50
My vnprouided body, latch'd mine arme;My unprovided body, latched mine arm:KL II.i.51
And when he saw my best alarum'd spiritsBut when he saw my best alarumed spiritsKL II.i.52
Bold in the quarrels right, rouz'd to th'encounter,Bold in the quarrel's right, roused to th' encounter,KL II.i.53
Or whether gasted by the noyse I made,Or whether gasted by the noise I made,KL II.i.54
Full sodainely he fled.Full suddenly he fled.KL II.i.55.1
When I disswaded him from his intent,When I dissuaded him from his intent,KL II.i.63
And found him pight to doe it, with curst speechAnd found him pight to do it, with curst speechKL II.i.64
I threaten'd to discouer him; he replied,I threatened to discover him. He replied,KL II.i.65
Thou vnpossessing Bastard, dost thou thinke,‘ Thou unpossessing bastard, dost thou think,KL II.i.66
If I would stand against thee, would the reposallIf I would stand against thee, would the reposalKL II.i.67
Ofany trust, vertue, or worth in theeOf any trust, virtue, or worth in theeKL II.i.68
Make thy words faith'd? No, what should I denie,Make thy words faithed? No, what I should deny – KL II.i.69
(As this I would, though thou didst produceAs this I would; ay, though thou didst produceKL II.i.70
My very Character) I'ld turne it allMy very character – I'd turn it allKL II.i.71
To thy suggestion, plot, and damned practise:To thy suggestion, plot, and damned practice;KL II.i.72
And thou must make a dullard of the world,And thou must make a dullard of the worldKL II.i.73
If they not thought the profits of my deathIf they not thought the profits of my deathKL II.i.74
Were very pregnant and potentiall spiritsWere very pregnant and potential spursKL II.i.75
To make thee seeke it. To make thee seek it.’KL II.i.76.1
Yes Madam, he was of that consort.Yes, madam, he was of that consort.KL II.i.96
It was my duty Sir.It was my duty, sir.KL II.i.105.2
I shall serue you SirI shall serve you, sir,KL II.i.115.2
truely, how euer else.Truly, however else.KL II.i.116.1
How now,what's the matter? Part.How now! What's the matter? Part!KL II.ii.41
Most sauage and vnnaturall.Most savage and unnatural!KL III.iii.6
This Curtesie forbid thee,shall the DukeThis courtesy forbid thee shall the DukeKL III.iii.19
Instantly know, and of that Letter too;Instantly know, and of that letter too.KL III.iii.20
This seemes a faire deseruing, and must draw meThis seems a fair deserving, and must draw meKL III.iii.21
That which my Father looses: no lesse then all,That which my father loses – no less than all.KL III.iii.22
The yonger rises, when the old doth fall. The younger rises when the old doth fall.KL III.iii.23
How my Lord, I may be censured, that NatureHow, my lord, I may be censured, that natureKL III.v.2
thus giues way to Loyaltie, something feares mee to thinke of.thus gives way to loyalty, something fears me to think of.KL III.v.3
How malicious is my fortune, that I must repentHow malicious is my fortune that I must repentKL III.v.8
to be iust? This is the Letter which hee spoake of; which approuesto be just! This is the letter he spoke of, which approvesKL III.v.9
him an intelligent partie to the aduantages of France. Ohim an intelligent party to the advantages of France. OKL III.v.10
Heauens! that this Treason were not; or not I theheavens! that this treason were not, or not I theKL III.v.11
detector.detector.KL III.v.12
If the matter of this Paper be certain, you haueIf the matter of this paper be certain, you haveKL III.v.14
mighty businesse in hand.mighty business in hand.KL III.v.15
If I finde him comforting the King, it will If I find him comforting the King it willKL III.v.19
stuffe his suspition more fully. I will perseuer instuff his suspicion more fully.(Aloud) I will persever inKL III.v.20
my course of Loyalty, though the conflict be sore betweenemy course of loyalty, though the conflict be sore betweenKL III.v.21
that, and my blood.that and my blood.KL III.v.22
Yours in the rankes of death. Yours in the ranks of death.KL IV.ii.25.1
Know of the Duke if his last purpose hold,Know of the Duke if his last purpose holdKL V.i.1
Or whether since he is aduis'd by oughtOr whether since he is advised by aughtKL V.i.2
To change the course, he's full of alteration,To change the course. (To Regan) He's full of alterationKL V.i.3
And selfe reprouing, bring his constant pleasure.And self-reproving. (To gentleman) Bring his constant pleasure.KL V.i.4
'Tis to be doubted Madam.'Tis to be doubted, madam.KL V.i.6.1
In honour'd Loue.In honoured love.KL V.i.9.2
That thought abuses you.KL V.i.11.2
No by mine honour, Madam.No, by mine honour, madam.KL V.i.14
Feare not,Fear not.KL V.i.16.2
she and the Duke her husband.She and the Duke her husband!KL V.i.17
Sir, you speak nobly.KL V.i.28.1
I shall attend you presently at your tent.KL V.i.33
The Enemy's in view, draw vp your powers,The enemy's in view; draw up your powers.KL V.i.51
Heere is the guesse of their true strength and Forces,Here is the guess of their true strength and forcesKL V.i.52
By dilligent discouerie, but your hastBy diligent discovery; but your hasteKL V.i.53
Is now vrg'd on you.Is now urged on you.KL V.i.54.1
To both these Sisters haue I sworne my loue:To both these sisters have I sworn my love;KL V.i.55
Each iealous of the other, as the stungEach jealous of the other as the stungKL V.i.56
Are of the Adder. Which of them shall I take?Are of the adder. Which of them shall I take?KL V.i.57
Both? One? Or neither? Neither can be enioy'dBoth? One? Or neither? Neither can be enjoyedKL V.i.58
If both remaine aliue: To take the Widdow,If both remain alive. To take the widowKL V.i.59
Exasperates, makes mad her Sister Gonerill,Exasperates, makes mad, her sister Gonerill,KL V.i.60
And hardly shall I carry out my side,And hardly shall I carry out my side,KL V.i.61
Her husband being aliue. Now then, wee'l vseHer husband being alive. Now then, we'll useKL V.i.62
His countenance for the Battaile, which being done,His countenance for the battle, which being done,KL V.i.63
Let her who would be rid of him, deuiseLet her who would be rid of him deviseKL V.i.64
His speedy taking off. As for the mercieHis speedy taking off. As for the mercyKL V.i.65
Which he intends to Lear and to Cordelia,Which he intends to Lear and to Cordelia,KL V.i.66
The Battaile done, and they within our power,The battle done and they within our power,KL V.i.67
Shall neuer see his pardon: for my state,Shall never see his pardon; for my stateKL V.i.68
Stands on me to defend, not to debate. Stands on me to defend, not to debate.KL V.i.69
Some Officers take them away: good guard,Some officers take them away. Good guard,KL V.iii.1
Vntill their greater pleasures first be knowneUntil their greater pleasures first be knownKL V.iii.2
That are to censure them.That are to censure them.KL V.iii.3.1
Take them away.Take them away.KL V.iii.19.2
Come hither Captaine, hearke.Come hither, captain. Hark.KL V.iii.27
Take thou this note, go follow them to prison,Take thou this note; go follow them to prison.KL V.iii.28
One step I haue aduanc'd thee, if thou do'stOne step I have advanced thee; if thou dostKL V.iii.29
As this instructs thee, thou dost make thy wayAs this instructs thee, thou dost make thy wayKL V.iii.30
To Noble Fortunes: know thou this, that menTo noble fortunes. Know thou this, that menKL V.iii.31
Are as the time is; to be tender mindedAre as the time is; to be tender-mindedKL V.iii.32
Do's not become a Sword, thy great imploymentDoes not become a sword; thy great employmentKL V.iii.33
Will not beare question: either say thou'lt do't,Will not bear question; either say thou'lt do't,KL V.iii.34
Or thriue by other meanes.Or thrive by other means.KL V.iii.35.1
About it, and write happy, when th'hast done, About it; and write happy when th' hast done.KL V.iii.36
Marke I say instantly, and carry it so Mark, I say ‘ instantly;’ and carry it soKL V.iii.37
As I haue set it downe. As I have set it down.KL V.iii.38
Sir, I thought it fit,Sir, I thought it fitKL V.iii.46.2
To send the old and miserable King To send the old and miserable KingKL V.iii.47
to some retention,To some retention and appointed guard;KL V.iii.48
Whose age had Charmes in it,whose Title more,Whose age had charms in it, whose title more,KL V.iii.49
To plucke the common bosome on his side,To pluck the common bosom on his sideKL V.iii.50
And turne our imprest Launces in our eiesAnd turn our impressed lances in our eyesKL V.iii.51
Which do command them. With him I sent the Queen:Which do command them. With him I sent the Queen,KL V.iii.52
My reason all the same, and they are readyMy reason all the same; and they are readyKL V.iii.53
To morrow, or at further space, t'appeareTomorrow or at further space t' appearKL V.iii.54
Where you shall hold your Session.Where you shall hold your session. At this timeKL V.iii.55
We sweat and bleed; the friend hath lost his friend,KL V.iii.56
And the best quarrels in the heat are cursedKL V.iii.57
By those that feel their sharpness.KL V.iii.58
The question of Cordelia and her fatherKL V.iii.59
Requires a fitter place.KL V.iii.60.1
Nor in thine Lord.Nor in thine, lord.KL V.iii.81.1
There's my exchange, what in the world hesThere's my exchange. What in the world he isKL V.iii.98
That names me Traitor, villain-like he lies,That names me traitor, villain-like he lies.KL V.iii.99
Call by the Trumpet: he that dares approach;Call by the trumpet. He that dares approach,KL V.iii.100
On him, on you, who not, I will maintaineOn him, on you – who not? – I will maintainKL V.iii.101
My truth and honor firmely.My truth and honour firmly.KL V.iii.102.1
Himselfe, what saist thou to him?Himself. What sayest thou to him?KL V.iii.124.1
In wisedome I should aske thy name,In wisdom I should ask thy name;KL V.iii.139.2
But since thy out-side lookes so faire and Warlike,But since thy outside looks so fair and warlikeKL V.iii.140
And that thy tongue (some say) of breeding breathes,And that thy tongue some 'say of breeding breathes,KL V.iii.141
What safe, and nicely I might well delay,What safe and nicely I might well delayKL V.iii.142
By rule of Knight-hood, I disdaine and spurne:By rule of knighthood, I disdain and spurn.KL V.iii.143
Backe do I tosse these Treasons to thy head,Back do I toss these treasons to thy head,KL V.iii.144
With the hell-hated Lye, ore-whelme thy heart,With the hell-hated lie o'erwhelm thy heart,KL V.iii.145
Which for they yet glance by, and scarely bruise,Which, for they yet glance by and scarcely bruise,KL V.iii.146
This Sword of mine shall giue them instant way,This sword of mine shall give them instant wayKL V.iii.147
Where they shall rest for euer. Trumpets speake.Where they shall rest for ever. Trumpets, speak!KL V.iii.148
Aske me not what I know.Ask me not what I know.KL V.iii.158.2
What you haue charg'd me with, / That haue I done,What you have charged me with, that have I done,KL V.iii.160
And more, much more, the time will bring it out.And more, much more; the time will bring it out.KL V.iii.161
'Tis past, and so am I: But what art thou'Tis past; and so am I. But what art thouKL V.iii.162
That hast this Fortune on me? If thou'rt Noble,That hast this fortune on me? If thou'rt noble,KL V.iii.163
I do forgiue thee.I do forgive thee.KL V.iii.164.1
Th'hast spoken right, 'tis true,Th' hast spoken right. 'Tis true;KL V.iii.171.2
The Wheele is come full circle, I am heere.The wheel is come full circle; I am here.KL V.iii.172
This speech of yours hath mou'd me,This speech of yours hath moved me,KL V.iii.197.2
And shall perchance do good, but speake you on,And shall perchance do good. But speak you on;KL V.iii.198
You looke as you had something more to say.You look as you had something more to say.KL V.iii.199
I was contracted to them both, all threeI was contracted to them both. All threeKL V.iii.226
Now marry in an instant.Now marry in an instant.KL V.iii.227.1
Yet Edmund was belou'd:Yet Edmund was beloved.KL V.iii.237.2
The one the other poison'd for my sake,The one the other poisoned for my sakeKL V.iii.238
And after slew herselfe.And after slew herself.KL V.iii.239
I pant for life: some good I meane to doI pant for life; some good I mean to doKL V.iii.241
Despight of mine owne Nature. Quickly send,Despite of mine own nature. Quickly send – KL V.iii.242
(Be briefe in it) to'th'Castle, for my WritBe brief in it – to the castle, for my writKL V.iii.243
Is on the life of Lear, and on Cordelia:Is on the life of Lear and on Cordelia.KL V.iii.244
Nay, send in time.Nay, send in time!KL V.iii.245.1
Well thought on, take my Sword,Well thought on. (To Second Officer) Take my sword,KL V.iii.248
Giue it the Captaine.Give it the captain.KL V.iii.249.1
He hath Commission from thy Wife and me,He hath commission from thy wife and meKL V.iii.250
To hang Cordelia in the prison, andTo hang Cordelia in the prison, andKL V.iii.251
To lay the blame vpon her owne dispaire,To lay the blame upon her own despair,KL V.iii.252
That she for-did her selfe.That she fordid herself.KL V.iii.253
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