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" tis fittest. Cor. How does my royal lord? How fares your majesty? Lear. You do me wrong, to take me out o' the grave. Thou art a soul in bliss ; but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: Pericles. King Lear. Romeo and Juliet - Page 98
by William Shakespeare - 1800
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Suffocating Mothers: Fantasies of Maternal Origin in Shakespeare's Plays ...

Janet Adelman - 1992 - 379 pages
...endless punishment, in which the tears he had tried to suppress have become instruments of torture: "I am bound / Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears / Do scald like molten lead" (4.7.4648). At first her presence seems a faint continuation of that dream:...
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Tragic Drama and the Family: Psychoanalytic Studies from Aeschylus to Beckett

Bennett Simon - 1988 - 274 pages
...dangerous and destructive liquid. You do me wrong to take me out o' th' grave: Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. (4.7.45-48). He associates tears, especially his own, to poison as he explicitly...
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The First Quarto of King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1996 - 141 pages
...How fares your majesty? LEAR You do me wrong to take me out a'th'grave. 45 Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. CORDELIA Sir, know me. LEAR Y'are a spirit, I know. Where did you die? CORDELIA...
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Shakespeare as Prompter: The Amending Imagination and the Therapeutic Process

Murray Cox, Alice Theilgaard - 1994 - 454 pages
...Your Majesty? KING: (As Lear) You do me wrong to take me out o' th' grave. Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. (Oh, it's so true!)' repeatedly evident when Shakespeare [Came] to Broadmoor...
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The Absent Shakespeare

Mark Jay Mirsky - 1994 - 174 pages
...His terror, but also his dream of mastery, extends to that other world, the hellish universe: "... I am bound / Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears / Do scal'd, like molten Lead" (FF.4.7: 2795-97). In the last moment, he summons superhuman prodigious strength,...
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William Shakespeare, King Lear

Susan Bruce - 1998 - 192 pages
...Cordelia those blazing lines: You do me wrong to take me out o' the grave: Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. (4.7.45) Now 'the gods themselves' throw incense on human sacrifices (5.3.20)....
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Chasing Safiya

Kenneth McGoogan - 1999 - 267 pages
...dissolved in laughter. I retreated to my room as Behroze brought me Shakespeare: "Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound / Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears/Do scald like molten lead." With that, my own tears came: Colette! Oh, Colette! I endure this...
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King Lear: The 1608 Quarto and 1623 Folio Texts

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 270 pages
...obliged 40 short broken LEAR You do me wrong to take me out o' th' grave. Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears 47 Do scald like molten lead. CORDELIA Sir, know me. LEAR You're a spirit, I know. Where did you die?...
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The Oxford Shakespeare: The History of King Lear

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 336 pages
...How fares your majesty? LEAR You do me wrong to take me out o'th' grave . Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears 45 Do scald like molten lead . CORDELIA Sir, know me . LEAR You're a spirit, I know. Where did you...
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Shakespeare for My Father: A One-woman Play in Two Acts

Lynn Redgrave, William Shakespeare - 2001 - 61 pages
...How fares your majesty? LEAR. You do me wrong to take me out o' the grave: Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. CORDELIA. Sir do you know me? LEAR. You are a spirit, I know, when did you...
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