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" And, to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind. Methinks I should know you, and know this man ; Yet I am doubtful : for I am mainly ignorant What place this is ; and all the skill I have Remembers not these garments ; nor I know not Where I... "
The Stratford Shakspere, ed. by C. Knight - Page 79
by William Shakespeare - 1856
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Chaucer and English Tradition

Ian Robinson - 1974 - 308 pages
...perfect mind. Me thinkes I should know you, and know this man, Yet I am doubtfull : For I am mainely ignorant What place this is: and all the skill I have...last night. Do not laugh at me, For (as I am a man) I thinke this Lady To be my childe Cordelia. COR. And so I am: I am. Lear learns what love is as effectively...
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An Essay on King Lear

S. L. Goldberg, Samuel Louis Lewis, muel Louis Goldberg, Goldberg S L - 1974 - 192 pages
...role: Pray, do not mock me: I am a very foolish fond old man, Fourscore and upward, not an hour more or less; And, to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my...a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. (ibid., 50-70) In Act I, we remember, the speech in which Lear disclaimed Cordelia had moved from the...
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The Heroic Idiom of Shakespearean Tragedy

James C. Bulman - 1985 - 254 pages
...and know this man, Yet I am doubtful; for I am mainly ignorant What place this is, and all the skills I have Remembers not these garments, nor I know not...a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. (4.7.66-72) The grand cadences of Lear's earlier Marlovian idiom and the satiric invective of his rant...
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Poetry in a Divided World: The Clark Lectures 1985

Henry Gifford, Gifford Henry, Former Professor of English and Comparative Literature Henry Gifford - 1986 - 111 pages
...purest: Pray, do not mock me: I am a very foolish fond old man, Fourscore and upward, not an hour more or less; And, to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my...a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. Lear cannot remember how he comes to be there, or know for sure who are the people round him. In that...
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Dementia and Aging: Ethics, Values, and Policy Choices

Robert H. Binstock, Stephen G. Post, Peter J. Whitehouse - 1992 - 184 pages
...should forget our pretensions and forgive ourselves apd them. Lear says in Shakespeare's play about him: Pray, do not mock me: I am a very foolish fond old...a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. You must bear with me: Pray you now, forget and forgive: I am old and foolish. (Craig, 1951, p. 1012)...
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The Tragedy of King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1992 - 313 pages
...and upward, Not an hour more nor less; and to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect mind. 60 Methinks I should know you and know this man; Yet...Where I did lodge last night. Do not laugh at me, 65 For, as I am a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. CORDELIA And so I am: I am. LEAR...
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The Performance of Conviction: Plainness and Rhetoric in the Early English ...

Kenneth John Emerson Graham - 1994 - 232 pages
...with Cordelia and Kent, identifies himself only by his weakness and in relation to those he loves: Pray, do not mock me. I am a very foolish fond old...a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. (59-69) Lear appears to sense that plainness is necessary for his new perception: only by letting go...
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Scar Tissue

Michael Ignatieff - 1994 - 199 pages
...processes implicit in the apparently simple act of recognising a human face. The waking king whispers: Pray, do not mock me: I am a very foolish fond old...For, as I am a man, I think this lady To be my child . . . Methinks I should know you People kept asking me: Does she recognise you? As if recognition is...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1994 - 170 pages
...o'er me; No, sir, you must not kneel. LEAR Pray do not mock me; I am a very foolish fond old man, 60 And, to deal plainly, I fear I am not in my perfect...a man) I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. CORDELIA And so I am: I am! 70 LEAR Be your tears wet? Yes, faith: I pray weep not. If you have poison...
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The First Quarto of King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 141 pages
...this man; Yet I am doubtful, for I am mainly ignorant What place this is, and all the skill I have 65 Remembers not these garments, nor I know not Where...a man, I think this lady To be my child Cordelia. CORDELIA And so I am. LEAR Be your tears wet? Yes, faith. I pray, weep not. 70 If you have poison for...
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