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" Is man no more than this? Consider him well. Thou owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! here's three on's are sophisticated! Thou art the thing itself; unaccommodated man is no more but such a poor, bare,... "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 158
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on William Shakespeare's King Lear

Grace Ioppolo - 2003 - 192 pages
...owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Here's tbree on V are sophisticated, thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated man is no more but such a poor, bare, forked21 animal as thou art. Off, off, you lendings!21 Come unbutton {tries to strip off his clothes]....
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Dynamism of Character in Shakespeare's Mature Tragedies

Piotr Sadowski - 2003 - 327 pages
...ow'st the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha? Here's three on's us are sophisticated; thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated...art. Off, off, you lendings: come, unbutton here. (3.4.101-7) Lear's own experience of acute physical discomfort also brings about, probably for the...
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Shakespeare's King Lear with The Tempest: The Discovery of Nature and the ...

Mark Allen McDonald - 2004 - 317 pages
...owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! here's three on's are sophisticated; thou art the thing itself; unaccommodated...thou art. Off, off you lendings! Come; unbutton here. The form of the statement "is no more than" is familiar from Hobbes, and often occurs in the statement...
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The Fragmentation of the Proper Name and the Crisis of Degree ...

Radhouan Ben Amara - 2004 - 132 pages
..."uncover'd body," the naked Edgar, the irreducible truth of all truths, the bare material reality of life: "thou art the thing itself; unaccommodated man is...art. Off, off, you lendings! Come; unbutton here" (III, iv, 104- 107). The body is nothing but the place where Lear can observe all the hypocrisy, vice...
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Understanding King Lear: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and ...

Donna Woodford - 2004 - 183 pages
...owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! Here's three on's are sophisticated! Thou art the thing itself: unaccommodated...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. (3.4.95-100) The question of what separates humans from animals will run throughout the play. Before...
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In Praise of Nepotism

Adam Bellow - 2004 - 576 pages
...understands, is nothing outside of this context of human relationships. "Is man no more than this?" he asks. 'Thou art the thing itself: unaccommodated man is...but such a poor bare, forked animal as thou art." Lear's rapacious daughters are usually seen as unnatural ingrates and Lear their fond but foolish victim....
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Here, There and Everywhere: Belonging, Identity and Equality in Schools

Robin Richardson - 2004 - 99 pages
...Commentary Addressing Edgar, living in a cave like a wild beast, King Lear in Shakespeare's play exclaims: 'Thou art the thing itself; unaccommodated man is...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art.' In context, the words are a moving statement about Views and voices - 5 Bound up in difference The...
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This Thing of Darkness: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Richard Paul Hamilton, Margaret Sönser Breen - 2004 - 159 pages
...Edgar disguised as Tom O'Bedlam. Lear listens to Tom's tale of woe and is forced into the confession: "Thou art the thing itself: unaccommodated man is...more but such a poor. bare. forked animal as thou art."18 Following the confession. Lear tears at his clothes. stripping himself of the vestiges of difference....
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King Lear

William Shakespeare, Paul Werstine - 2011 - 384 pages
...the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha, here's three on 's are sophisticated. Thou art the thing itself, unaccommodated man is no more but such a poor, bare, 115. leadings: ie, clothes 117. naughty: wicked 118. wild: uncultivated 120. on 's: ie, of his 122....
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 896 pages
...the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, 100 the cat no perfume. Ha! Here's three on's are sophisticated: thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated...art. Off, off, you lendings! Come, unbutton here! [strives to tear off his clothes FOOL Prithee, nuncle, be contented; 'tis a naughty night to swim in!...
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