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Hark , they approach . [ Exeunt Gloster , Kent , and Edmund . Enter Cordelia and Edgar . Edg . Cordelia , royal fair , turn yet , once more , And , ere successful Burgundy receive The treasure of thy 8 ( Act I. KING LEAR .
This is some fellow , that having once been prais'd For bluntness , since affects a saucy rudeness ; But I have known one of these surly knaves , That in his plainness harbour'd more design Than twenty cringing complimenting minions .
Cord . Blessings on them ! Let's find him out , Aranthe ; for thou seest We are in Heaven's protection . [ Going of. Edg . O , Cordelia ! Cord . Ha ! -- -Thou know'st my name . Edg . As you did once know Edgars . Cord . Edgar !
When the rain came once to wet me , and the winds to make me chatter , when the thunder would not peace at my bidding , there I found them , there I smelt them out . Go to , they are not men of their words ; they told me I was every ...
Edm . Sir , I approve it safest to pronounce Sentence of death upon this wretched king , Whose age has charms in it , his title more , To draw the commons once more to his side ; ' Twere best preventAlb . Sir , by your favour , I hold ...
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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.