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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 Cambridge Introduction to Tragedy

Jennifer Wallace - 2007 - 243 pages
...learnt from the action of the play and no safeguards or improvements therefore can be set in place: The weight of this sad time we must obey; Speak what...are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long. (V.iii.322-5) Exhausted by the act of witnessing 'so much' atrocity and devoid of ideas for action,...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Tragedies

Janette Dillon - 2007
...play closes with the characteristic restoration of order, but its tone is crushed and tired: ALBANY The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what...that are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long.14 (5.3.315-18) The play is extraordinarily daring in its combination of tragic and comic strands....
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - 2007 - 215 pages
...sustain. 295 Kent I have a journey, sir, shortly to go. My master164 calls me, I must not say no. Edgar The weight of this sad time we must obey; Speak what...say. The oldest hath borne most, we that are young 300 Shall never see so much, nor live so long. EXEUNT, WITH A DEAD MARCH165 1 60 instrument of torture...
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The Tragedy of King Lear: With Classic and Contemporary Criticisms

William Shakespeare - 2008 - 340 pages
...delirium of Shakespeare in the words of Edgar as he enunciates the final words of this finest of plays. The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what...are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long. (5.3.325-28) In Edgar's words we hear a lament for contemporary England, and a lament, perhaps, for...
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The Quest for Shakespeare

Joseph Pearce - 2008 - 275 pages
...delirium of Shakespeare in the words of Edgar as he enunciates the final words of this finest of plays. The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what...are young Shall never see so much, nor live so long. (5.3.325-28) In Edgar's words we hear a lament for contemporary England, and a lament, perhaps, for...
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