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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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King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1999 - 142 pages
...beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the 106 cat no perfume. Ha! here's three on's are sophisticated. 107 Thou art the thing itself; unaccommodated man is no...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. 109 Off, off, you lendings! Come, unbutton here. [Begins to disrobe.] no FOOL Prithee, nuncle, be contented;'tis...
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The Oxford Shakespeare: The History of King Lear

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 336 pages
...owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Here's three on 's are sophisticated; thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. (n .927) It charts his descent into madness, but also points the poignancy of his resumption of...
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Shakespeare Performed: Essays in Honor of R.A. Foakes

R. A. Foakes - 2000 - 315 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 are sophisticated; thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art" (3.4.101-6). He then starts taking off his clothes to follow Tom's example. The influence of Montaigne's...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 308 pages
...existence . ' Is man no more than this?' Similarly it is exemplified in Edgar only when he feigns madness. 'Thou art the thing itself: unaccommodated man is...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. ' Superfluity and civilization is represented by clothing. In wishing to identify himself with the...
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The Net of Nemesis: Studies in Tragic Bond/age

August J. Nigro - 2000 - 194 pages
...the superfluous self is manifested again on the heath when Lear recognizes in Edgar the ding an sich: "Thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated man is...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art" (3.4.110-12). Interestingly, this "thing itself is the same man who, upon his flight from father and...
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King Lear: The 1608 Quarto and 1623 Folio Texts

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 270 pages
...the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, 97 the cat no perfume. Here's three on's are sophisticated. 98 Thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated man is no...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. 100 [Removing his clothes] Off, off, you lendings, come on. 101 FOOL Prithee, nuncle, be content. This...
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - 2001 - 498 pages
...the beast no hide, the sheep no wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! here's three on's [ie, he, Kent, Fool] are sophisticated; thou art the thing itself; unaccommodated...art. Off, off, you lendings! Come; unbutton here. (100-7)85 Clolhintj, to Lear's unfastened mind, represents - or better still, epitomizes - the artificial,...
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King Lear: A Guide to the Play

Jay L. Halio - 2001 - 128 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 are sophisticated; thou art the thing itself. Unaccommodated...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art. (3.4.93-97) In sympathy, Lear begins to tear off his own clothes, and in 3.6 he plunges headlong into...
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Speak What We Feel: Not What We Ought to Say

Frederick Buechner - 2009 - 176 pages
...battle with it even though it ends in defeat. When Lear looks at Edgar in his near nakedness, he says, "Thou art the thing itself; unaccommodated man is...but such a poor, bare, forked animal as thou art," but if human beings are no more than that, they are also no less the way Goneril and Regan in their...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - 2002 - 398 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 are sophisticated! Thou art the thing itself; unaccommodated...art. Off, off, you lendings. Come, unbutton here. [Tears at his clothes.] (III.iv.105-14) Lear's language remains the same after the storm is over. In...
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