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I thought the King had more affected the Duke of I thought the King had more affected the Duke ofKL I.i.1
Albany, then Cornwall.Albany than Cornwall.KL I.i.2
Is not this your Son, my Lord?Is not this your son, my lord?KL I.i.7
I cannot conceiue you.I cannot conceive you.KL I.i.11
I cannot wish the fault vndone, the issue of it, being I cannot wish the fault undone, the issue of it beingKL I.i.16
so proper.KL I.i.17
I must loue you, and sue to know you better.I must love you and sue to know you better.KL I.i.29
Good my Liege.Good my liege – KL I.i.120.2
Royall Lear,Royal Lear,KL I.i.139.2
Whom I haue euer honor'd as my King,Whom I have ever honoured as my king,KL I.i.140
Lou'd as my Father, as my Master follow'd,Loved as my father, as my master followed,KL I.i.141
As my great Patron thought on in my praiers.As my great patron thought on in my prayers – KL I.i.142
Let it fall rather, though the forke inuadeLet it fall rather, though the fork invadeKL I.i.144
The region of my heart, be Kent vnmannerly,The region of my heart. Be Kent unmannerlyKL I.i.145
When Lear is mad, what wouldest thou do old man?When Lear is mad. What wouldst thou do, old man?KL I.i.146
Think'st thou that dutie shall haue dread to speake,Think'st thou that duty shall have dread to speakKL I.i.147
When power to flattery bowes? / To plainnesse honour's bound,When power to flattery bows? To plainness honour's boundKL I.i.148
When Maiesty falls to folly, reserue thy state,When majesty stoops to folly. Reserve thy state,KL I.i.149
And in thy best consideration checkeAnd in thy best consideration checkKL I.i.150
This hideous rashnesse, answere my life, my iudgement:This hideous rashness. Answer my life my judgement,KL I.i.151
Thy yongest Daughter do's not loue thee least,Thy youngest daughter does not love thee least,KL I.i.152
Nor are those empty hearted, whose low soundsNor are those empty-hearted whose low soundsKL I.i.153
Reuerbe no hollownesse.Reverb no hollowness.KL I.i.154.1
My life I neuer held but as pawneMy life I never held but as a pawnKL I.i.155
To wage against thine enemies, nere feare to loose it,To wage against thine enemies; nor fear to lose it,KL I.i.156
Thy safety being motiue.Thy safety being motive.KL I.i.157.1
See better Lear, and let me still remaineSee better, Lear, and let me still remainKL I.i.158
The true blanke of thine eie.The true blank of thine eye.KL I.i.159
Now by Apollo, KingNow by Apollo, King,KL I.i.160.2
Thou thy Gods in vaine.Thou swear'st thy gods in vain.KL I.i.161.1
Kill thy Physition, and thy fee bestowKill thy physician and thy fee bestowKL I.i.163
Vpon the foule disease, reuoke thy guift,Upon the foul disease. Revoke thy gift,KL I.i.164
Or whil'st I can vent clamour from my throate,Or whilst I can vent clamour from my throatKL I.i.165
Ile tell thee thou dost euill.I'll tell thee thou dost evil.KL I.i.166.1
Fare thee well King, sith thus thou wilt appeare,Fare thee well, King, sith thus thou wilt appear,KL I.i.180
Freedome liues hence, and banishment is here;Freedom lives hence and banishment is here.KL I.i.181
The Gods to their deere shelter take thee Maid,The gods to their dear shelter take thee, maid,KL I.i.182
That iustly think'st, and hast most rightly said:That justly think'st and hast most rightly said.KL I.i.183
And your large speeches,may your deeds approue,And your large speeches may your deeds approveKL I.i.184
That good effects may spring from words of loue:That good effects may spring from words of love. – KL I.i.185
Thus Kent, O Princes, bids you all adew,Thus Kent, O princes, bids you all adieu;KL I.i.186
Hee'l shape his old course, in a Country new. He'll shape his old course in a country new.KL I.i.187
If but as will I other accents borrow,If but as well I other accents borrowKL I.iv.1
That can my speech defuse, my good intentThat can my speech diffuse, my good intentKL I.iv.2
May carry through it selfe to that full issueMay carry through itself to that full issueKL I.iv.3
For which I raiz'd my likenesse. Now banisht Kent,For which I razed my likeness. Now, banished Kent,KL I.iv.4
If thou canst serue where thou dost stand condemn'd,If thou canst serve where thou dost stand condemned,KL I.iv.5
So may it come, thy Master whom thou lou'st,So may it come thy master whom thou lovestKL I.iv.6
Shall find thee full of labours.Shall find thee full of labours.KL I.iv.7
A man Sir.A man, sir.KL I.iv.10
I do professe to be no lesse then I seeme; to serue himI do profess to be no less than I seem: to serve himKL I.iv.13
truely that will put me in trust, to loue him that is honest,truly that will put me in trust, to love him that is honest,KL I.iv.14
to conuerse with him that is wise and saies little, to feareto converse with him that is wise and says little, to fearKL I.iv.15
iudgement, to fight when I cannot choose, and to eate no judgement, to fight when I cannot choose, and to eat noKL I.iv.16 I.iv.17
A very honest hearted Fellow, and as poore as theA very honest-hearted fellow, and as poor as theKL I.iv.19
King.King.KL I.iv.20
Seruice.Service.KL I.iv.23
You.You.KL I.iv.25
No Sir, but you haue that in your countenance,No, sir; but you have that in your countenanceKL I.iv.27
which I would faine call Master.which I would fain call master.KL I.iv.28
Authority.Authority.KL I.iv.30
I can keepe honest counsaile, ride, run, marre a curiousI can keep honest counsel, ride, run, mar a curiousKL I.iv.32
tale in telling it, and deliuer a plaine message bluntly:tale in telling it, and deliver a plain message bluntly.KL I.iv.33
that which ordinary men are fit for, I am quallified in,That which ordinary men are fit for I am qualified in,KL I.iv.34
and the best of me, is Dilligence.and the best of me is diligence.KL I.iv.35
Not so young Sir to loue a woman for singing, nor Not so young, sir, to love a woman for singing, norKL I.iv.37
so old to dote on her for any thing. I haue yeares on myso old to dote on her for anything. I have years on myKL I.iv.38
backe forty eight.back forty-eight.KL I.iv.39
Nor tript neither, you base Foot-ball plaier.Nor tripped neither, you base football-player.KL I.iv.85
Come sir, arise, away, Ile teach youCome, sir, arise, away! I'll teach youKL I.iv.88
differences: away, away, if you will measure yourdifferences. Away, away! If you will measure yourKL I.iv.89
lubbers length againe, tarry, but away, goe too, haue youlubber's length again, tarry; but away, go to! Have youKL I.iv.90
wisedome,wisdom?KL I.iv.91
Why my Boy?Why, Fool?KL I.iv.98
This is nothing Foole.This is nothing, Fool.KL I.iv.127
This is not altogether fool, my lord.KL I.iv.149
I will not sleepe my Lord, till I haue deliuered yourI will not sleep, my lord, till I have delivered yourKL I.v.6
Letter. letter.KL I.v.7
I. Ay.KL II.ii.2
I'th'myre.I'the mire.KL II.ii.4
I loue thee not.I love thee not.KL II.ii.6
If I had thee in Lipsbury Pinfold, I would make theeIf I had thee in Lipsbury pinfold, I would make theeKL II.ii.8
care for for me.KL II.ii.9
Fellow I know thee.Fellow, I know thee.KL II.ii.11
A Knaue, a Rascall, an eater of broken meates, a base,A knave, a rascal, an eater of broken meats, a base,KL II.ii.13
proud, shallow, beggerly, three-suited-hundred pound, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited, hundred-pound,KL II.ii.14
filthy woosted-stocking knaue, a Lilly-liuered, action-taking,filthy-worsted-stocking knave; a lily-livered, action-taking,KL II.ii.15
whoreson glasse-gazing super-seruiceable finicallwhoreson glass-gazing super-serviceable finicalKL II.ii.16
Rogue, one Trunke-inheriting slaue, one that would'st be a rogue, one-trunk-inheriting slave; one that wouldst be aKL II.ii.17
Baud in way of good seruice, and art nothing but thebawd in way of good service, and art nothing but theKL II.ii.18
composition of a Knaue, Begger, Coward, Pandar, andcomposition of a knave, beggar, coward, pander, andKL II.ii.19
the Sonne and Heire of a Mungrill Bitch, one whom I willthe son and heir of a mongrel bitch; one whom I willKL II.ii.20
beate into clamours whining, if thou deny'st the least beat into clamorous whining if thou deniest the leastKL II.ii.21
sillable of thy addition.syllable of thy addition.KL II.ii.22
What a brazen-fac'd Varlet art thou, to deny thouWhat a brazen-faced varlet art thou, to deny thouKL II.ii.25
knowest me? Is it two dayes since I tript vp thy heeles,knowest me! Is it two days since I tripped up thy heelsKL II.ii.26
and beate thee before the King? Draw you rogue, forand beat thee before the King? Draw, you rogue! ForKL II.ii.27
though it be night, yet the Moone shines, Ile make a sopthough it be night, yet the moon shines. I'll make a sopKL II.ii.28
oth'Moonshine of you, you whoreson Cullyenlyo'the moonshine of you, you whoreson cullionlyKL II.ii.29
Barber-monger, draw. barber-monger! Draw!KL II.ii.30
Draw you Rascall, you come with Letters against theDraw, you rascal! You come with letters against theKL II.ii.32
King, and take Vanitie the puppets part, against theKing, and take Vanity the puppet's part against theKL II.ii.33
Royaltie of her Father: draw you Rogue, or Ile soroyalty of her father. Draw, you rogue! or I'll soKL II.ii.34
carbonado your shanks, draw you Rascall, come yourcarbonado your shanks – Draw, you rascal! Come yourKL II.ii.35
waies.ways!KL II.ii.36
Strike you slaue: Strike, you slave!KL II.ii.38
stand rogue, stand you neat slaue, strike.Stand, rogue! Stand, you neat slave! Strike!KL II.ii.39
With you goodman Boy, if you please, come, / Ile With you, goodman boy, and you please! Come, I'llKL II.ii.42
flesh ye, come on yong Master.flesh ye; come on, young master.KL II.ii.43
No Maruell, you haue so bestir'd your valour, youNo marvel, you have so bestirred your valour. YouKL II.ii.50
cowardly Rascall, nature disclaimes in thee: a Taylor madecowardly rascal, nature disclaims in thee: a tailor madeKL II.ii.51
thee.thee.KL II.ii.52
A Taylor Sir, a Stone-cutter, or a Painter, could notAy tailor, sir. A stone-cutter or a painter could notKL II.ii.55
haue made him so ill, though they had bin but twohave made him so ill, though they had been but twoKL II.ii.56
yeares oth'trade.years o'the trade.KL II.ii.57
Thou whoreson Zed, thou vnnecessary letter: myThou whoreson zed, thou unnecessary letter! MyKL II.ii.62
Lord, if you will giue me leaue, I will tread this vnboultedlord, if you will give me leave, I will tread this unboltedKL II.ii.63
villaine into morter, and daube the wall of a Iakes with him. villain into mortar and daub the wall of a jakes with him.KL II.ii.64
Spare my gray-beard, you wagtaile?‘ Spare my grey beard,’ you wagtail!KL II.ii.65
Yes Sir, but anger hath a priuiledge.Yes, sir; but anger hath a privilege.KL II.ii.68
That such a slaue as this should weare a Sword,That such a slave as this should wear a swordKL II.ii.70
Who weares no honesty: such smiling rogues as these,Who wears no honesty. Such smiling rogues as these,KL II.ii.71
Like Rats oft bite the holy cords a twaine,Like rats, oft bite the holy cords atwain,KL II.ii.72
Which are t'intrince, t'vnloose: smooth euery passionWhich are t' intrinse t' unloose; smooth every passionKL II.ii.73
That in the natures of their Lords rebell,That in the natures of their lords rebel,KL II.ii.74
Being oile to fire, snow to the colder moodes,Bring oil to fire, snow to their colder moods,KL II.ii.75
Reuenge, affirme, and turne their Halcion beakesRenege, affirm, and turn their halcyon beaksKL II.ii.76
With euery gall, and varry of their Masters,With every gale and vary of their masters,KL II.ii.77
Knowing naught (like dogges) but following:Knowing naught – like dogs – but following. – KL II.ii.78
A plague vpon your Epilepticke visage,A plague upon your epileptic visage!KL II.ii.79
Smoile you my speeches, as I were a Foole?Smile you my speeches as I were a fool?KL II.ii.80
Goose, if I had you vpon Sarum Plaine,Goose, if I had you upon Sarum Plain,KL II.ii.81
I'ld driue ye cackling home to Camelot.I'd drive ye cackling home to Camelot.KL II.ii.82
No contraries hold more antipathy,No contraries hold more antipathyKL II.ii.85
Then I, and such a knaue.Than I and such a knave.KL II.ii.86
His countenance likes me not.His countenance likes me not.KL II.ii.88
Sir, 'tis my occupation to be plaine,Sir, 'tis my occupation to be plain.KL II.ii.90
I haue seene better faces in my time,I have seen better faces in my timeKL II.ii.91
Then stands on any shoulder that I seeThan stands on any shoulder that I seeKL II.ii.92
Before me, at this instant.Before me at this instant.KL II.ii.93.1
Sir, in good faith, in sincere verity,Sir, in good faith, in sincere verity,KL II.ii.103
Vnder th'allowance of your great aspect,Under th' allowance of your great aspect,KL II.ii.104
Whose influence like the wreath of radient fireWhose influence like the wreath of radiant fireKL II.ii.105
On flicking Phoebus front.On flickering Phoebus' front – KL II.ii.106.1
To go out of my dialect, which you discommend soTo go out of my dialect which you discommend soKL II.ii.107
much; I know Sir, I am no flatterer, he that beguildmuch. I know, sir, I am no flatterer. He that beguiledKL II.ii.108
you in a plaine accent, was a plaine Knaue, which for myyou in a plain accent was a plain knave; which, for myKL II.ii.109
part I will not be, though I should win your displeasurepart, I will not be, though I should win your displeasureKL II.ii.110
to entreat me too' entreat me to't.KL II.ii.111
None of these Rogues, and CowardsNone of these rogues and cowardsKL II.ii.122.2
But Aiax is there Foole.But Ajax is their fool.KL II.ii.123.1
Sir, I am too old to learne:Sir, I am too old to learn.KL II.ii.125.2
Call not your Stocks for me, I serue the King.Call not your stocks for me. I serve the King,KL II.ii.126
On whose imployment I was sent to you,On whose employment I was sent to you.KL II.ii.127
You shall doe small respects, show too bold maliceYou shall do small respect, show too bold maliceKL II.ii.128
Against the Grace, and Person of my Master,Against the grace and person of my master,KL II.ii.129
Stocking his Messenger.Stocking his messenger.KL II.ii.130
Why Madam, if I were your Fathers dog,Why, madam, if I were your father's dogKL II.ii.134
You should not vse me so.You should not use me so.KL II.ii.135.1
Pray do not Sir, I haue watch'd and trauail'd hard,Pray do not, sir. I have watched and travelled hard.KL II.ii.153
Some time I shall sleepe out, the rest Ile whistle:Some time I shall sleep out, the rest I'll whistle.KL II.ii.154
A good mans fortune may grow out at heeles:A good man's fortune may grow out at heels.KL II.ii.155
Giue you good morrow.Give you good morrow!KL II.ii.156.1
Good King, that must approue the common saw,Good King, that must approve the common saw,KL II.ii.158
Thou out of Heauens benediction com'stThou out of Heaven's benediction comestKL II.ii.159
To the warme Sun.To the warm sun.KL II.ii.160
Approach thou Beacon to this vnder Globe,Approach, thou beacon to this under globe,KL II.ii.161
That by thy comfortable Beames I mayThat by thy comfortable beams I mayKL II.ii.162
Peruse this Letter. Nothing almost sees miraclesPeruse this letter. Nothing almost sees miraclesKL II.ii.163
But miserie. I know 'tis from Cordelia,But misery. I know 'tis from Cordelia,KL II.ii.164
Who hath most fortunately beene inform'dWho hath most fortunately been informedKL II.ii.165
Of my obscured course. And shall finde timeOf my obscured course, and ‘ shall find timeKL II.ii.166
From this enormous State, seeking to giueFrom this enormous state, seeking to giveKL II.ii.167
Losses their remedies. All weary and o're-watch'd,Losses their remedies.’ All weary and o'erwatched,KL II.ii.168
Take vantage heauie eyes, not to beholdTake vantage, heavy eyes, not to beholdKL II.ii.169
This shamefnll lodging.This shameful lodging.KL II.ii.170
Fortune goodnight, / Smile once more, turne thy wheele.Fortune, good night: smile once more; turn thy wheel.KL II.ii.171
Haile to thee Noble Master.Hail to thee, noble master!KL II.iv.4.2
No my Lord.No, my lord.KL II.iv.6.2
It is both he and she,It is both he and she;KL II.iv.12.2
Your Son, and Daughter.Your son and daughter.KL II.iv.13
Yes.Yes.KL II.iv.15
I say yea.I say yea.KL II.iv.17
Yes, they have.KL II.iv.19
By Iuno, I sweare I.By Juno, I swear ay!KL II.iv.21.1
My Lord, when at their homeMy lord, when at their homeKL II.iv.26.2
I did commend your Highnesse Letters to them,I did commend your highness' letters to them,KL II.iv.27
Ere I was risen from the place, that shewedEre I was risen from the place that showedKL II.iv.28
My dutie kneeling, came there a reeking Poste,My duty kneeling, came there a reeking post,KL II.iv.29
Stew'd in his haste, halfe breathlesse, painting forthStewed in his haste, half breathless, panting forthKL II.iv.30
From Gonerill his Mistris, salutations;From Gonerill his mistress salutations;KL II.iv.31
Deliuer'd Letters spight of intermission,Delivered letters, spite of intermission,KL II.iv.32
Which presently they read; on those contentsWhich presently they read; on whose contentsKL II.iv.33
They summon'd vp their meiney, straight tooke Horse,They summoned up their meiny, straight took horse,KL II.iv.34
Commanded me to follow, and attendCommanded me to follow and attendKL II.iv.35
The leisure of their answer, gaue me cold lookes,The leisure of their answer, gave me cold looks;KL II.iv.36
And meeting heere the other Messenger,And meeting here the other messenger,KL II.iv.37
Whose welcome I perceiu'd had poison'd mine,Whose welcome I perceived had poisoned mine – KL II.iv.38
Being the very fellow which of lateBeing the very fellow which of lateKL II.iv.39
Displaid so sawcily against your Highnesse,Displayed so saucily against your highness – KL II.iv.40
Hauing more man then wit about me, drew;Having more man than wit about me, drew.KL II.iv.41
He rais'd the house, with loud and coward cries,He raised the house with loud and coward cries.KL II.iv.42
Your Sonne and Daughter found this trespasse worthYour son and daughter found this trespass worthKL II.iv.43
The shame which heere it suffers.The shame which here it suffers.KL II.iv.44
Wirh the Earle Sir, here within.With the Earl, sir, here within.KL II.iv.57
None:None.KL II.iv.60
How chance the the King comes with so small a number?How chance the King comes with so small a number?KL II.iv.61
Why Foole?Why, Fool?KL II.iv.64
Where learn'd you this Foole?Where learned you this, Fool?KL II.iv.82
Who's there besides foule weather?Who's there besides foul weather?KL III.i.1
I know you: Where's the King?I know you. Where's the King?KL III.i.3
But who is with him?But who is with him?KL III.i.15.2
Sir, I do know you,Sir, I do know you,KL III.i.17.2
And dare vpon the warrant of my noteAnd dare upon the warrant of my noteKL III.i.18
Commend a deere thing to you. There is diuisionCommend a dear thing to you. There is division – KL III.i.19
(Although as yet the face of it is couer'dAlthough as yet the face of it is coveredKL III.i.20
With mutuall cunning) 'twixt Albany, and Cornwall:With mutual cunning – 'twixt Albany and Cornwall;KL III.i.21
Who haue, as who haue not, that their great StarresWho have – as who have not that their great starsKL III.i.22
Thron'd and set high; Seruants, who seeme no lesse,Throned and set high – servants, who seem no less,KL III.i.23
Which are to France the Spies and SpeculationsWhich are to France the spies and speculationsKL III.i.24
Intelligent of our State. What hath bin seene,Intelligent of our state. What hath been seen,KL III.i.25
Either in snuffes, and packings of the Dukes,Either in snuffs and packings of the Dukes,KL III.i.26
Or the hard Reine which both of them hath borneOr the hard rein which both of them have borneKL III.i.27
Against the old kinde King; or something deeper,Against the old kind King, or something deeper,KL III.i.28
Whereof (perchance) these are but furnishings.Whereof, perchance, these are but furnishings – KL III.i.29
But true it is, from France there comes a powerKL III.i.30
Into this scattered kingdom, who already,KL III.i.31
Wise in our negligence, have secret feetKL III.i.32
In some of our best ports and are at pointKL III.i.33
To show their open banner. Now to you:KL III.i.34
If on my credit you dare build so farKL III.i.35
To make your speed to Dover, you shall findKL III.i.36
Some that will thank you making just reportKL III.i.37
Of how unnatural and bemadding sorrowKL III.i.38
The King hath cause to plain.KL III.i.39
I am a gentleman of blood and breeding,KL III.i.40
And from some knowledge and assurance offerKL III.i.41
This office to you.KL III.i.42
No, do not:No, do not.KL III.i.43.2
For confirmation that I am much moreFor confirmation that I am much moreKL III.i.44
Then my out-wall; open this Purse, and takeThan my out-wall, open this purse and takeKL III.i.45
What it containes. If you shall see Cordelia,What it contains. If you shall see Cordelia – KL III.i.46
(As feare not but you shall) shew her this Ring,As fear not but you shall – show her this ring,KL III.i.47
And she will tell you who that Fellow isAnd she will tell you who that fellow isKL III.i.48
That yet you do not know. Fye on this Storme,That yet you do not know. Fie on this storm!KL III.i.49
I will go seeke the King.I will go seek the King.KL III.i.50
Few words, but to effect more then all yet;Few words, but to effect more than all yet:KL III.i.52
That when we haue found the King, in which your painThat when we have found the King – in which your painKL III.i.53
That way, Ile this: He that first lights on him,That way, I'll this – he that first lights on himKL III.i.54
Holla the other. Holla the other.KL III.i.55
Who's there?Who's there?KL III.ii.39
Alas Sir are you here? Things that loue night,Alas, sir, are you here? Things that love nightKL III.ii.42
Loue not such nights as these: The wrathfull SkiesLove not such nights as these. The wrathful skiesKL III.ii.43
Gallow the very wanderers of the darkeGallow the very wanderers of the darkKL III.ii.44
And make them keepe their Caues: Since I was man,And make them keep their caves. Since I was man,KL III.ii.45
Such sheets of Fire, such bursts of horrid Thunder,Such sheets of fire, such bursts of horrid thunder,KL III.ii.46
Such groanes of roaring Winde, and Raine, I neuerSuch groans of roaring wind and rain I neverKL III.ii.47
Remember to haue heard. Mans Nature cannot carryRemember to have heard. Man's nature cannot carryKL III.ii.48
Th'affliction, nor the feare.Th' affliction nor the fear.KL III.ii.49.1
Alacke, bare-headed?Alack, bare-headed?KL III.ii.60.2
Gracious my Lord, hard by heere is a Houell,Gracious my lord, hard by here is a hovel;KL III.ii.61
Some friendship will it lend you 'gainst the Tempest:Some friendship will it lend you 'gainst the tempest.KL III.ii.62
Repose you there, while I to this hard house,Repose you there while I to this hard house – KL III.ii.63
(More harder then the stones whereof 'tis rais'd,More harder than the stones whereof 'tis raised;KL III.ii.64
Which euen but now, demanding after you,Which even but now, demanding after you,KL III.ii.65
Deny'd me to come in) returne, and forceDenied me to come in – return and forceKL III.ii.66
Their scanted curtesie.Their scanted courtesy.KL III.ii.67.1
Here is the place my Lord, good my Lord enter,Here is the place, my lord; good my lord, enter.KL III.iv.1
The tirrany of the open night's too roughThe tyranny of the open night's too roughKL III.iv.2
For Nature to endure. For nature to endure.KL III.iv.3.1
Good my Lord enter heere.Good my lord, enter here.KL III.iv.4.1
I had rather breake mine owne, / Good my Lord enter.I had rather break mine own. Good my lord, enter.KL III.iv.5
Good my Lord enter here.Good my lord, enter here.KL III.iv.22.2
Giue me thy hand, who's there?Give me thy hand. Who's there?KL III.iv.40
What art thou that dost grumble there i'th'straw?What art thou that dost grumble there i'the straw?KL III.iv.42
Come forth.Come forth.KL III.iv.43
He hath no Daughters Sir.He hath no daughters, sir.KL III.iv.66
How fares your Grace?How fares your grace?KL III.iv.119
Who's there? What is't you seeke?Who's there? What is't you seek?KL III.iv.121
Good my Lord Good my lord,KL III.iv.148.2
take his offer, / Go into th'house.Take his offer, go into the house.KL III.iv.149
Importune him once more to go my Lord,Importune him once more to go, my lord.KL III.iv.154
His wits begin t' vnsettle.His wits begin t' unsettle.KL III.iv.155.1
This way, my Lord.This way, my lord.KL III.iv.169.2
Good my Lord, sooth him: / Let him take the Fellow.Good my lord, soothe him: let him take the fellow.KL III.iv.171
Sirra, come on: go along with vs.Sirrah, come on. Go along with us.KL III.iv.173
All the powre of his wits, haue giuen way to his impatience: All the power of his wits have given way to his impatience.KL
the Gods reward your kindnesse.The gods reward your kindness!KL
How do you, sir? Stand you not so amazed.KL
Will you lie down and rest upon the cushings?KL
O pitty: Sir, where is the patience nowO pity! Sir, where is the patience nowKL
That you so oft haue boasted to retaine?That you so oft have boasted to retain?KL
Now good my Lord, lye heere, and rest awhile.Now, good my lord, lie here and rest awhile.KL
Here Sir, but trouble him not, his wits are gon.Here, sir; but trouble him not; his wits are gone.KL
Oppressed nature sleeps.KL
This rest might yet have balmed thy broken sinewsKL
Which, if convenience will not allow,KL
Stand in hard cure. (To the Fool) Come, help to bear thy master.KL
Thou must not stay behind.KL
Why the King of France is so suddenly gone backKL IV.iii.1
know you no reason?KL IV.iii.2
Who hath he left behind him general?KL IV.iii.7
Did your letters pierce the Queen to any demonstrationKL IV.iii.9
of grief?KL IV.iii.10
O, then it moved her?KL IV.iii.15.2
Made she no verbal question?KL IV.iii.24.2
It is the stars,KL IV.iii.32.2
The stars above us govern our conditions.KL IV.iii.33
Else one self mate and make could not begetKL IV.iii.34
Such different issues. You spoke not with her since?KL IV.iii.35
Was this before the King returned?KL IV.iii.37.1
Well, sir, the poor distressed Lear's i'the town,KL IV.iii.38
Who sometime in his better tune remembersKL IV.iii.39
What we are come about, and by no meansKL IV.iii.40
Will yield to see his daughter.KL IV.iii.41.1
A sovereign shame so elbows him; his own unkindnessKL IV.iii.42
That stripped her from his benediction, turned herKL IV.iii.43
To foreign casualties, gave her dear rightsKL IV.iii.44
To his dog-hearted daughters – these things stingKL IV.iii.45
His mind so venomously that burning shameKL IV.iii.46
Detains him from Cordelia.KL IV.iii.47.1
Of Albany's and Cornwall's powers you heard not?KL IV.iii.48
Well, sir, I'll bring you to our master LearKL IV.iii.50
And leave you to attend him. Some dear causeKL IV.iii.51
Will in concealment wrap me up awhile.KL IV.iii.52
When I am known aright you shall not grieveKL IV.iii.53
Lending me this acquaintance. I pray youKL IV.iii.54
Go along with me.KL IV.iii.55
To be acknowledg'd Madam is ore-pai'd,To be acknowledged, madam, is o'erpaid.KL IV.vii.4
All my reports go with the modest truth,All my reports go with the modest truth,KL IV.vii.5
Nor more, nor clipt, but so.Nor more nor clipped, but so.KL IV.vii.6.1
Pardon deere Madam,Pardon, dear madam,KL IV.vii.8.2
Yet to be knowne shortens my made intent,Yet to be known shortens my made intent.KL IV.vii.9
My boone I make it, that you know me not,My boon I make it that you know me notKL IV.vii.10
Till time and I, thinke meet.Till time and I think meet.KL IV.vii.11
Kind and deere Princesse.Kind and dear princess!KL IV.vii.29.2
In your owne kingdome Sir.In your own kingdom, sir.KL IV.vii.76.2
Most certain, sir.KL IV.vii.87
As 'tis said, the bastard son of Gloucester.KL IV.vii.89
Report is changeable. 'Tis time to look about. TheKL IV.vii.92
powers of the kingdom approach apace.KL IV.vii.93
My point and period will be throughly wrought,KL IV.vii.96
Or well or ill, as this day's battle's fought.KL IV.vii.97
I am comeI am comeKL V.iii.232.2
To bid my King and Master aye good night.To bid my King and master aye good night:.KL V.iii.233
Is he not here?Is he not here?KL V.iii.234.1
Alacke, why thus?Alack, why thus?KL V.iii.237.1
Is this the promis'd end?Is this the promised end?KL V.iii.261.2
O my good Master.O my good master!KL V.iii.265.2
If Fortune brag of two, she lou'd and hated,If Fortune brag of two she loved and hatedKL V.iii.278
One of them we behold.One of them we behold.KL V.iii.279
The same:The same – KL V.iii.280.2
your Seruant Kent, / Where is yourSeruant Caius?Your servant Kent: Where is your servant Caius?KL V.iii.281
No my good Lord, I am the very man.No, my good lord; I am the very man – KL V.iii.284
That from your first of difference and decay,That from your first of difference and decay,KL V.iii.286
Haue follow'd your sad steps.Have followed your sad steps – KL V.iii.287.1
Nor no man else: / All's cheerlesse, darke, and deadly,Nor no man else. All's cheerless, dark, and deadly.KL V.iii.288
Your eldest Daughters haue fore-done themselues,Your eldest daughters have fordone themselves,KL V.iii.289
And desperately are deadAnd desperately are dead.KL V.iii.290.1
Breake heart, I prythee breake.Break, heart; I prithee break.KL V.iii.310.1
Vex not his ghost, O let him passe, he hates him,Vex not his ghost. O, let him pass. He hates himKL V.iii.311
That would vpon the wracke of this tough worldThat would upon the rack of this tough worldKL V.iii.312
Stretch him out longer.Stretch him out longer.KL V.iii.313.1
The wonder is, he hath endur'd so long,The wonder is he hath endured so long.KL V.iii.314
He but vsurpt his life.He but usurped his life.KL V.iii.315
I haue a iourney Sir, shortly to go,I have a journey, sir, shortly to go.KL V.iii.319
My Master calls me, I must not say no.My master calls me, I must not say no.KL V.iii.320