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" Thou must be patient; we came crying hither. Thou know'st, the first time that we smell the air, We wawl, and cry: I will preach to thee; mark me. Glo. Alack, alack the day ! Lear. When we are born, we cry, that we are come To this great stage of... "
The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and Corrected - Page 94
by William Shakespeare - 1773
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 13

Allardyce Nicoll - 2002 - 200 pages
...patient; we came crying hither; Thou know'st the first time that we smell the air, We wawl and cry. . . When we are born, we cry that we are come To this great stage of fools. When we next see Lear he is awakening from a drugged sleep. The Doctor has given him...
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Shakespeare nostro contemporaneo

Jan Kott - 2002 - 249 pages
...essere venuti in questo grande teatro di pazzi... (IV> fi)li i8 [we came erying hither... / . . . / When we are born, we cry that we are come / To this great stage of fools.] Il mondo è reale e la scarpa stringe davvero. Anche la sofferenza è reale. Ma il...
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Playing Lear

Oliver Ford Davies - 2003 - 211 pages
...gone.' Gloucester (David Ryall), Kent (Paul Jesson), Lear, Edgar (Tom Hollander), Act III, Scene vi 6. LEAR: 'When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.' Edgar, Gloucester and Lear, Act IV, Scene vi 7. CORDELIA: 'O my dear father, restoration...
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare criticism

Catherine M. S. Alexander - 2003 - 3 pages
...patient; we came crying hither; Thou know'st the first rime that we smell the air, We wawl and cry . . . When we are born, we cry that we are come To this great stage of fools. When we next see Lear he is awakening from a drugged sleep. The Doctor has given him...
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Disowning Knowledge: In Seven Plays of Shakespeare

Stanley Cavell - 2003 - 250 pages
...removed for him, as by a servant) but in the content of his ensuing sermon ("I will preach to thee"): When we are born, we cry that we are come To this great stage of fools. (IV, vi, 184-5) This is a sermon, presumably, because it interprets the well-known...
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Dynamism of Character in Shakespeare's Mature Tragedies

Piotr Sadowski - 2003 - 327 pages
...name is Gloucester," 4.6.173), which completes the process of his spiritual rebirth and regeneration: "When we are born we cry that we are come / To this great stage of fools" (4.6.178-79). Gloucester's moral drama ends here, although Edgar continues in his role...
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Freedom from Fear: Finding the Courage to Act, Love, and Be

Forrest Church - 2004 - 224 pages
...merely players." His dark soliloquy echoes elsewhere in Shakespeare. King Lear laments to his jester, "When we are born, we cry that we are come / To this great stage of fools." Macbeth calls each of us "a poor player / That struts and frets his hour upon the...
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A Divine Ecology

Ian Mills - 2004 - 649 pages
...relatedness with things, is open to the possibility of either or both pleasure and pain. Such is Life. When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools. So when I concentrate on, not a particular aspect of the transfer of energy - a pleasurable...
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The Grove Companion to Samuel Beckett: A Reader's Guide to His Works, Life ...

Chris Ackerley, C. J. Ackerley, S. E. Gontarski - 2004 - 686 pages
...by Jan Kott's Shakespeare Our Contemporary (1964), which brings it to Endgame in the common theme, "When we are born we cry that we are come / to this great stage of fools." Emphasizing the grotesque as crueler than tragedy could be, Brook omitted vital bits...
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Understanding King Lear: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and ...

Donna Woodford - 2004 - 183 pages
...given away all his other titles, but "that thou wast born with" (1.4.130-1). Lear tells Gloucester, "When we are born, we cry that we are come / To this great stage of fools" (4.6.177), and when mourning the death of Cordelia he says, "my poor fool is hanged!"...
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