Tragedy of King Lear

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Tragedy of King Lear

by William Shakespeare

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Format: Trade paperback

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The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217904092

ISBN - 13:9780217904094

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 108 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... I will have my revenge ere I depart his house. Edm. How, my lord, I may be censured, that nature thus gives way to loyalty, something fears me to think of. 5 Corn. I now perceive, it was not altogether your brother''s evil disposition made him seek his death, but a provoking merit, set a-work by a reproveable badness in himself.0 Edm. How malicious is my fortune, that I must io repent to be just! This is the letter he spoke of, which approves him an intelligent party to0 the advantages of France. 0 heavens! that this treason were not, or not I the detector! Corn. Go with me to the duchess. i5 Edm. If the matter of this paper be certain, you have mighty business in hand. Corn. True or false, it hath made thee earl of Gloucester. Seek out where thy father is, that he may be ready for our apprehension. 20 Edm. Aside If I find him comforting0 the king, it will stuff his suspicion more fully.--I will persever in my course of loyalty, though the conflict be sore between that and my blood.0 Corn. I will lay trust upon thee, and thou shalt 25 find a dearer father in my love. Exeunt. Scene 6. A chamber in a farmhouse adjoining the castle. Enter Gloucester, Lear, Kent, Fool, and Edgar. Glou. Here is better than the open air; take it thankfully. I will piece out the comfort with what addition I can: I will not be long from you. Kent. All the power of his wits have0 given way to his impatience: the gods reward your 5 kindness! Exit Gloucester. Edg. Frateretto calls me, and tells me Nero is an angler in the lake of darkness.0 Pray, innocent,0 and beware the foul fiend. Fool. Prithee, nuncle, tell me whether a mad-10 man be a gentleman or a yeoman. Lear. A king, a king! Fool. No, he''s a yeoman that has a gentleman to his son, for he''s a mad yeoman that...