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" The weight of this sad time we must obey ; Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say. The oldest hath borne most : we, that are young, Shall never see so much, nor live so long. "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: King Lear. Romeo and Juliet ... - Page 133
by William Shakespeare - 1851 - 38 pages
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare

Laurie Rozakis - 1999 - 380 pages
...lips! / Look there! Look there!" [He dies.] The last lines reinforce this hopelessness, as Edgar says: The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what...are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long. Will Power The story of King Lear is old and honored; as a result, Shakespeare wasn't the only one...
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King Lear: The 1608 Quarto and 1623 Folio Texts

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 320 pages
...wounded KENT I have a journey, sir, shortly to go; My master calls me, I must not say no. EDGAR 300 The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what...much, nor live so long. Exeunt with a dead march. 300 (Edgar speaks the final lines as the inheritor of Lear's kingdom. In the quarto, Albany speaks...
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King Lear, by William Shakespeare

Lloyd Cameron - 2001 - 102 pages
...speech, Edgar expresses his own sadness, and the feelings of melancholy felt by all those who remain: The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what...are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long. He appeals for truthfulness, and admits that those who are taking over the kingdom will never be faced...
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King Lear: A Guide to the Play

Jay L. Halio - 2001 - 128 pages
...learned. By the same token, he has earned the right to speak last, once again with the voice of reason: The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what...are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long. (5.3.297-300) NOTES 1 . Kent reiterates what Curran tells Edmond when he speaks with the Gentleman...
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Die Suche nach dem Absoluten und das Finden des Masses

Léon Wurmser - 2001 - 439 pages
...seine Ankunft: reif sein ist alles) (5. Akt, 2. Szene, 9-11). Und heißt es am Ende in Albanys Wort: »The weight of this sad time we must obey, speak...young shall never see so much, nor live so long.« (Laßt uns, der trüben Zeit gehorchend, klagen, nicht, was sich ziemt, nur was wir fühlen, sagen....
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Lawyers, Law, and Social Change

Steve Bachmann - 2001 - 220 pages
...lead him to investigate further the historical, theoretical, and political implications of Huey Long. The weight of this sad time we must obey; Speak what...oldest hath borne most: we that are young Shall never so see much, nor live so long.97 — William Shakespeare 92 For example, there is no record that Huey...
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Shakespeare Survey: Volume 55, King Lear and Its Afterlife: An Annual Survey ...

Peter Holland - 2002 - 410 pages
...form might that future action take? Fittingly of course Lear remains equivocal to the last: EDGAR : The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what...see so much, nor live so long. Exeunt with a dead mardi. (5.3. 322-5) In the closing lines of the play 'feeling' and 'speaking', rather than feeling...
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Novel Shakespeares: Twentieth-century Women Novelists and Appropriation

Julie Sanders - 2001 - 258 pages
...Daddy. (370) In many ways the tone echoes the melancholic resignation of Edgar at the end of Lear: The weight of this sad time we must obey; Speak what...are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long. (5.3.322-5) The real clue may lie in the expression or declaration 'Speak what we feel, not what we...
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Stages and Playgoers: From Guild Plays to Shakespeare

Janet Hill - 2002 - 241 pages
...in private grief, Kent cannot help (5.3.320-1). Edgar is perhaps left alone to speak the epilogue: The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what...are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long. (5.3.324-7) But his words are inadequate. I agree with Peter Brook's assessment of them as "trite,"...
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Constructing Mark Twain: New Directions in Scholarship

Michael J. Kiskis, Laura E. Skandera-Trombley - 2001 - 252 pages
...sustain. KENT: I have a journey, Sir, shortly to go; My master calls me, — 1 must not say no. EDGAR: The weight of this sad time we must obey; Speak what...are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long. T& htt preferred friend* he revealed fM true character* Mary Mason Fairbanks's Disguised Debate with...
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