King Lear

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Enter Cornwall, and Edmund.Enter Cornwall and Edmund KL III.v.1
I will haue my reuenge, ere I depart his house.I will have my revenge ere I depart his house. KL III.v.1
How my Lord, I may be censured, that NatureHow, my lord, I may be censured, that naturecensure (v.)
pass judgement on, condemn, pronounce sentence on
KL 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.something (adv.)
somewhat, rather
KL III.v.3
fear (v.)

old form: feares
frighten, scare, terrify, daunt
I now perceiue, it was not altogether yourI now perceive it was not altogether your KL III.v.4
Brothers euill disposition made him seeke his death: butbrother's evil disposition made him seek his death; butdisposition (n.)
inclination, mood, frame of mind
KL III.v.5
a prouoking merit set a-worke by a reprouable badnesse ina provoking merit set a-work by a reprovable badness inmerit (n.)
reward, just desert
KL III.v.6
reprovable (adj.)

old form: reprouable
blameworthy, reprehensible, deserving censure
a-work (adv.)

old form: a-worke
at work, in action
himselfe. himself. KL III.v.7
How malicious is my fortune, that I must repentHow malicious is my fortune that I must repent KL 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 approvesjust (adj.)

old form: iust
honourable, loyal, faithful
KL III.v.9
approve (v.)

old form: approues
prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
him an intelligent partie to the aduantages of France. Ohim an intelligent party to the advantages of France. Ointelligent (adj.)
bearing intelligence, giving inside information
KL III.v.10
Heauens! that this Treason were not; or not I theheavens! that this treason were not, or not I the KL III.v.11
detector.detector. KL III.v.12
Go with me to the Dutchesse.Go with me to the Duchess. KL III.v.13
If the matter of this Paper be certain, you haueIf the matter of this paper be certain, you havematter (n.)
subject-matter, content, substance
KL III.v.14
mighty businesse in hand.mighty business in hand. KL III.v.15
True or false, it hath made thee Earle ofTrue or false, it hath made thee Earl offalse (adj.)
sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
KL III.v.16
Gloucester: seeke out where thy Father is, that hee may beeGloucester. Seek out where thy father is, that he may be KL III.v.17
ready for our apprehension.ready for our apprehension.apprehension (n.)
arrest, seizure, laying hold
KL III.v.18
Bast. EDMUND  
(aside) KL III.v.19.1
If I finde him comforting the King, it will If I find him comforting the King it willcomfort (v.)
assist, help, give aid to
KL III.v.19
stuffe his suspition more fully. I will perseuer instuff his suspicion more fully. (Aloud) I will persever inpersever (v.)
persevere, persist, keep at it
KL III.v.20
my course of Loyalty, though the conflict be sore betweenemy course of loyalty, though the conflict be sore betweensore (adj.)
severe, harsh, heavy
KL III.v.21
course (n.)
course of action, way of proceeding
that, and my blood.that and my blood. KL III.v.22
I will lay trust vpon thee: and thou shalt findeI will lay trust upon thee, and thou shalt find KL III.v.23
a deere Father in my loue. a dearer father in my love. KL III.v.24
Exeunt.Exeunt KL III.v.25
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