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I am made of that selfe-mettle as my Sister,I am made of the self metal as my sisterKL I.i.69
And prize me at her worth. In my true heart,And price me at her worth. In my true heartKL I.i.70
I finde she names my very deede of loue:I find she names my very deed of love;KL I.i.71
Onely she comes too short, that I professeOnly she comes too short, that I professKL I.i.72
My selfe an enemy to all other ioyes,Myself an enemy to all other joysKL I.i.73
Which the most precious square of sense professes,Which the most precious square of sense possesses,KL I.i.74
And finde I am alone felicitateAnd find I am alone felicitateKL I.i.75
In your deere Highnesse loue.In your dear highness' love.KL I.i.76.1
Prescribe not vs our dutie.Prescribe not us our duty.KL I.i.276.1
That's most certaine, and with you: next monethThat's most certain, and with you; next monthKL I.i.286
with vs.with us.KL I.i.287
'Tis the infirmity of his age, yet he hath euer but'Tis the infirmity of his age. Yet he hath ever butKL I.i.292
slenderly knowne himselfe.slenderly known himself.KL I.i.293
Such vnconstant starts are we like to haue fromSuch unconstant starts are we like to have fromKL I.i.299
him, as this of Kents banishment.him as this of Kent's banishment.KL I.i.300
We shall further thinke of it.We shall further think of it.KL I.i.305
If it be true, all vengeance comes too shortIf it be true, all vengeance comes too shortKL II.i.87
Which can pursue th'offender; how dost my Lord?Which can pursue th' offender. How dost, my lord?KL II.i.88
What, did my Fathers Godsonne seeke your life?What, did my father's godson seek your life?KL II.i.90
He whom my Father nam'd, your Edgar?He whom my father named? your Edgar?KL II.i.91
Was he not companion with the riotous KnightsWas he not companion with the riotous knightsKL II.i.93
That tended vpon my Father?That tended upon my father?KL II.i.94
No maruaile then, though he were ill affected,No marvel then though he were ill affected.KL II.i.97
'Tis they haue put him on the old mans death,'Tis they have put him on the old man's death,KL II.i.98
To haue th'expence and wast of his Reuenues:To have th' expense and waste of his revenues.KL II.i.99
I haue this present euening from my SisterI have this present evening from my sisterKL II.i.100
Beene well inform'd of them, and with such cautions,Been well informed of them, and with such cautionsKL II.i.101
That if they come to soiourne at my house,That if they come to sojourn at my houseKL II.i.102
Ile not be there.I'll not be there.KL II.i.103.1
Thus out of season, thredding darke ey'd night,Thus out of season, threading dark-eyed night – KL II.i.118
Occasions Noble Gloster of some prize,Occasions, noble Gloucester, of some price,KL II.i.119
Wherein we must haue vse of your aduise.Wherein we must have use of your advice.KL II.i.120
Our Father he hath writ, so hath our Sister,Our father he hath writ, so hath our sister,KL II.i.121
Of differences, which I best though it fitOf differences, which I best thought it fitKL II.i.122
To answere from our home: the seuerall MessengersTo answer from our home. The several messengersKL II.i.123
From hence attend dispatch, our good old Friend,From hence attend dispatch. Our good old friend,KL II.i.124
Lay comforts to your bosome, and bestowLay comforts to your bosom, and bestowKL II.i.125
Your needfull counsaile to our businesses,Your needful counsel to our businesses,KL II.i.126
Which craues the instant vse.Which craves the instant use.KL II.i.127.1
The Messengers from our Sister, and the King?The messengers from our sister and the King – KL II.ii.47
Till noone? till night my Lord, and all night too.Till noon? Till night, my lord, and all night too.KL II.ii.133
Sir, being his Knaue, I will. Sir, being his knave, I will.KL II.ii.135.2
My Sister may recieue it much more worsse,My sister may receive it much more worseKL II.ii.146
To haue her Gentleman abus'd, assaulted.To have her gentleman abused, assaulted,KL II.ii.147
For following her affairs. – Put in his legs.KL II.ii.148
Come my Lord, away. Come, my lord, away.KL II.ii.149
I am glad to see your Highnesse.I am glad to see your highness.KL II.iv.123
I pray you Sir, take patience, I haue hopeI pray you, sir, take patience. I have hopeKL II.iv.133
You lesse know how to value her desert,You less know how to value her desertKL II.iv.134
Then she to scant her dutie.Than she to scant her duty.KL II.iv.135.1
I cannot thinke my Sister in the leastI cannot think my sister in the leastKL II.iv.136
Would faile her Obligation. If Sir perchanceWould fail her obligation. If, sir, perchance,KL II.iv.137
She haue restrained the Riots of your Followres,She have restrained the riots of your followers,KL II.iv.138
'Tis on such ground, and to such wholesome end,'Tis on such ground and to such wholesome endKL II.iv.139
As cleeres her from all blame.As clears her from all blame.KL II.iv.140
O Sir, you are old,O sir, you are old.KL II.iv.141.2
Nature in you stands on the very VergeNature in you stands on the very vergeKL II.iv.142
Of his confine: you should be rul'd, and ledOf his confine. You should be ruled and ledKL II.iv.143
By some discretion, that discernes your stateBy some discretion that discerns your stateKL II.iv.144
Better then you your selfe: therefore I pray you,Better than you yourself. Therefore I pray youKL II.iv.145
That to our Sister, you do make returne,That to our sister you do make return.KL II.iv.146
Say you haue wrong'd her.Say you have wronged her.KL II.iv.147.1
Good Sir, no more: these are vnsightly trickes:Good sir, no more! These are unsightly tricks.KL II.iv.152
Returne you to my Sister.Return you to my sister.KL II.iv.153.1
O the blest Gods!O the blest gods!KL II.iv.163.2
So will you wish on me, when the rash moode is on.So will you wish on me when the rash mood is on.KL II.iv.164
Good Sir, to'th'purpose. Good sir, to the purpose.KL II.iv.176.2
I know't, my Sisters: this approues her Letter,I know't – my sister's. This approves her letterKL II.iv.178
That she would soone be heere.That she would soon be here.KL II.iv.179.1
Is your Lady come?Is your lady come?KL II.iv.179.2
I pray you Father being weake, seeme so.I pray you, father, being weak, seem so.KL II.iv.196
If till the expiration of your MonethIf till the expiration of your monthKL II.iv.197
You will returne and soiourne with my Sister,You will return and sojourn with my sister,KL II.iv.198
Dismissing halfe your traine, come then to me,Dismissing half your train, come then to me.KL II.iv.199
I am now from home, and out of that prouisionI am now from home and out of that provisionKL II.iv.200
Which shall be needfull for your entertainement.Which shall be needful for your entertainment.KL II.iv.201
Not altogether so,Not altogether so.KL II.iv.226.2
I look'd not for you yet, nor am prouidedI looked not for you yet, nor am providedKL II.iv.227
For your fit welcome, giue eare Sir to my Sister,For your fit welcome. Give ear, sir, to my sister;KL II.iv.228
For those that mingle reason with your passion,For those that mingle reason with your passionKL II.iv.229
Must be content to thinke you old, and so,Must be content to think you old, and so – KL II.iv.230
But she knowes what she doe's.But she knows what she does.KL II.iv.231.1
I dare auouch it Sir, what fifty Followers?I dare avouch it, sir. What, fifty followers?KL II.iv.232
Is it not well? What should you need of more?Is it not well? What should you need of more?KL II.iv.233
Yea, or so many? Sith that both charge and danger,Yea, or so many, sith that both charge and dangerKL II.iv.234
Speake 'gainst so great a number? How in one houseSpeak 'gainst so great a number? How in one houseKL II.iv.235
Should many people, vnder two commandsShould many people under two commandsKL II.iv.236
Hold amity? 'Tis hard, almost impossible.Hold amity? 'Tis hard, almost impossible.KL II.iv.237
Why not my Lord? / If then they chanc'd to slacke ye,Why not, my lord? If then they chanced to slack ye,KL II.iv.240
We could comptroll them; if you will come to me,We could control them. If you will come to me,KL II.iv.241
(For now I spie a danger) I entreate youFor now I spy a danger, I entreat youKL II.iv.242
To bring but fiue and twentie, to no moreTo bring but five-and-twenty; to no moreKL II.iv.243
Will I giue place or notice.Will I give place or notice.KL II.iv.244
And in good time you gaue it.And in good time you gave it.KL II.iv.245.2
And speak't againe my Lord, no more with me.And speak't again, my lord. No more with me.KL II.iv.250
What need one?What need one?KL II.iv.258.2
This house is little, the old man an'ds people,This house is little; the old man and's peopleKL II.iv.283
Cannot be well bestow'd.Cannot be well bestowed.KL II.iv.284
For his particular, Ile receiue him gladly,For his particular, I'll receive him gladly,KL II.iv.287
But not one follower.But not one follower.KL II.iv.288.1
O Sir, to wilfull men,O sir, to wilful menKL II.iv.297.2
The iniuries that they themselues procure,The injuries that they themselves procureKL II.iv.298
Must be their Schoole-Masters: shut vp your doores,Must be their schoolmasters. Shut up your doors.KL II.iv.299
He is attended with a desperate traine,He is attended with a desperate train,KL II.iv.300
And what they may incense him too, being apt,And what they may incense him to, being aptKL II.iv.301
To haue his eare abus'd, wisedome bids feare.To have his ear abused, wisdom bids fear.KL II.iv.302
Hang him instantly.Hang him instantly!KL III.vii.4
Ingratefull Fox, 'tis he.Ingrateful fox, 'tis he!KL III.vii.28
Hard, hard: O filthy Traitor.Hard, hard! O filthy traitor!KL III.vii.32.2
So white, and such a Traitor?So white, and such a traitor!KL III.vii.37.1
Be simple answer'd, for we know the truth.Be simple-answered, for we know the truth.KL III.vii.43
To whose hands/ You haue sent the Lunaticke King: Speake.To whose hands you have sent the lunatic King? Speak!KL III.vii.46
And false.And false.KL III.vii.49.3
Wherefore to Douer? Was't thou not charg'd at perill.Wherefore to Dover? Wast thou not charged at peril – KL III.vii.51
Wherefore to Douer?Wherefore to Dover?KL III.vii.54
One side will mocke another: Th'other too.One side will mock another. Th' other too!KL III.vii.70
How now, you dogge?How now, you dog!KL III.vii.74.2
Giue me thy Sword. A pezant stand vp thus?Give me thy sword. A peasant stand up thus!KL III.vii.79
Out treacherous Villaine,Out, treacherous villain!KL III.vii.86.2
Thou call'st on him, that hates thee. It was heThou call'st on him that hates thee. It was heKL III.vii.87
That made the ouerture of thy Treasons to vs:That made the overture of thy treasons to us;KL III.vii.88
Who is too good to pitty thee.Who is too good to pity thee.KL III.vii.89
Go thrust him out at gates, and let him smellGo thrust him out at gates and let him smellKL III.vii.92
His way to Douer. His way to Dover.KL III.vii.93.1
How is't my Lord? How looke you?How is't, my lord? How look you?KL III.vii.93.2
But are my Brothers Powres set forth?But are my brother's powers set forth?KL IV.v.1.1
Himselfe in person there?Himself in person there?KL IV.v.2.1
Lord Edmund spake not with your Lord at home?Lord Edmund spake not with your lord at home?KL IV.v.4
What night import my Sisters Letter to him?What might import my sister's letter to him?KL IV.v.6
Faith he is poasted hence on serious matter:Faith, he is posted hence on serious matter.KL IV.v.8
It was great ignorance, Glousters eyes being outIt was great ignorance, Gloucester's eyes being out,KL IV.v.9
To let him liue. Where he arriues, he mouesTo let him live. Where he arrives he movesKL IV.v.10
All hearts against vs: Edmund, I thinke is goneAll hearts against us. Edmund, I think, is gone,KL IV.v.11
In pitty of his misery, to dispatchIn pity of his misery, to dispatchKL IV.v.12
His nighted life: Moreouer to descryHis nighted life – moreover to descryKL IV.v.13
The strength o'th'Enemy.The strength o'th' enemy.KL IV.v.14
Our troopes set forth to morrow, stay with vs:Our troops set forth tomorrow; stay with us.KL IV.v.16
The wayes are dangerous.The ways are dangerous.KL IV.v.17.1
Why should she write to Edmund?Why should she write to Edmund? Might not youKL IV.v.19
Might not you transport her purposes by word? Belike,Transport her purposes by word? Belike – KL IV.v.20
Some things, I know not what. Ile loue thee muchSome things – I know not what – I'll love thee much – KL IV.v.21
Let me vnseale the Letter.Let me unseal the letter.KL IV.v.22.1
I know your Lady do's not loue her Husband,I know your lady does not love her husband – KL IV.v.23
I am sure of that: and at her late being heere,I am sure of that – and at her late being hereKL IV.v.24
She gaue strange Eliads, and most speaking lookesShe gave strange oeillades and most speaking looksKL IV.v.25
To Noble Edmund. I know you are of her bosome.To noble Edmund. I know you are of her bosom.KL IV.v.26
I speake in vnderstanding: Y'are: I know't,I speak in understanding. Y'are; I know't.KL IV.v.28
Therefore I do aduise you take this note:Therefore I do advise you take this note:KL IV.v.29
My Lord is dead: Edmond, and I haue talk'd,My lord is dead; Edmund and I have talked,KL IV.v.30
And more conuenient is he for my handAnd more convenient is he for my handKL IV.v.31
Then for your Ladies: You may gather more:Than for your lady's. You may gather more.KL IV.v.32
If you do finde him, pray you giue him this;If you do find him, pray you give him this;KL IV.v.33
And when your Mistris heares thus much from you,And when your mistress hears thus much from you,KL IV.v.34
I pray desire her call her wisedome to her.I pray desire her call her wisdom to her.KL IV.v.35
So fare you well:So fare you well.KL IV.v.36
If you do chance to heare of that blinde Traitor,If you do chance to hear of that blind traitor,KL IV.v.37
Preferment fals on him, that cuts him off.Preferment falls on him that cuts him off.KL IV.v.38
Fare thee well. Fare thee well.KL IV.v.40.2
Our Sisters man is certainely miscarried.Our sister's man is certainly miscarried.KL V.i.5
Now sweet Lord,Now, sweet lord,KL V.i.6.2
You know the goodnesse I intend vpon you:You know the goodness I intend upon you.KL V.i.7
Tell me but truly, but then speake the truth,Tell me but truly – but then speak the truth – KL V.i.8
Do you not loue my Sister?Do you not love my sister?KL V.i.9.1
But haue you neuer found my Brothers way,But have you never found my brother's wayKL V.i.10
To the fore-fended place?To the forfended place?KL V.i.11.1
I am doubtful that you have been conjunctKL V.i.12
And bosomed with her, as far as we call hers.KL V.i.13
I neuer shall endure her, deere my LordI never shall endure her; dear my lord,KL V.i.15
Be not familiar with her.Be not familiar with her.KL V.i.16.1
Why is this reasond?Why is this reasoned?KL V.i.28.2
Sister you'le go with vs?Sister, you'll go with us?KL V.i.34
'Tis most conuenient, pray go with vs.'Tis most convenient. Pray go with us.KL V.i.36
That's as we list to grace him.That's as we list to grace him.KL V.iii.62.2
Methinkes our pleasure might haue bin demandedMethinks our pleasure might have been demandedKL V.iii.63
Ere you had spoke so farre. He led our Powers,Ere you had spoke so far. He led our powers,KL V.iii.64
Bore the Commission of my place and person,Bore the commission of my place and person,KL V.iii.65
The which immediacie may well stand vp,The which immediacy may well stand upKL V.iii.66
And call it selfe your Brother.And call itself your brother.KL V.iii.67.1
In my rights,In my rights,KL V.iii.69.2
By me inuested, he compeeres the best.By me invested, he compeers the best.KL V.iii.70
Iesters do oft proue Prophets.Jesters do oft prove prophets.KL V.iii.72.1
Lady I am not well, else I should answereLady, I am not well; else I should answerKL V.iii.74
From a full flowing stomack. Generall,From a full-flowing stomach. (To Edmund) General,KL V.iii.75
Take thou my Souldiers, prisoners, patrimony,Take thou my soldiers, prisoners, patrimony,KL V.iii.76
Dispose of them, of me, the walls is thine:Dispose of them, of me; the walls is thine.KL V.iii.77
Witnesse the world, that I create thee heereWitness the world that I create thee hereKL V.iii.78
My Lord, and Master.My lord and master.KL V.iii.79.1
Let the Drum strike, and proue my title thine. Let the drum strike and prove my title thine.KL V.iii.82
Sicke, O sicke.Sick, O sick!KL V.iii.96.2
My sicknesse growes vpon me.My sickness grows upon me.KL V.iii.105.2