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... he rewards her with life , love , and a throne . Addison , in his Spectator , condemns him for this ; Dr. Johnson commends him for it ; both showing excellent reasons . Then comes Steevens , who â 3 REMARKS . 5.
Then comes Steevens , who gives a better reason than all , why they are all wrong . DRAMATIS PERSONÆ . DRURY LANE . COVENT GARDEN . } KING LEAR Mr. Kemble . Mr. Cooke . DUKE OF BURGUNDY Mr. Dignum . Mr. Wilkinson .
Here comes the old man , chaf'd with the information , Which last I forg'd against my brother Edgar ; A tale so plausible , so boldly utter'd , And heighten'd by such lucky accidents , That now the slightest circumstance confirm's him ...
My lord , you wait the King , who comes resolv'd To quit the toils of empire , and divide His realms amongst his daughters . Heav'n succeed it ! But much I fear the change . Kent . I grieve to see him . With such wild starts of passion ...
Now comes my trial . ... Nothing can come of nothing ; speak again . Cord . Unhappy am I that I can't dissemble : Sir , as I ought , I love your Majesty , 1 Obey you , No more , nor less . Lear 10 [ Acò ã. | KING LEAR .
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The version of King Lear revised by Tate is not the real King Lear. It has been completely rewritten to give it a super happy ending. Wanting to get more familiar with Shakespeare, I read the whole play, not realizing that it wasn't the real tragedy. Very disappointed to find out after the fact that I read a counterfeit play. Reminds me of the Disney-fication of The Little Mermaid or the "Super Happy Ending" in Wayne's World.