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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's King Lear with The Tempest: The Discovery of Nature and the ...

Mark Allen McDonald - 2004 - 317 pages
...hither. Thou know'st, the first time that we smell the air, We wawl and cry. I will preach to thee; mark. When we are born, we cry that we are come To this great stage of fools. As a preaching, the tragic teaching of Lear replaces the teaching of the ceremonial...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 2005 - 896 pages
...know'st the first time that we smell the air We wawl and cry. I will preach to thee: mark! 180 GLO'STER Alack, alack the day! LEAR When we are born, we cry that we are come To this great stage of fools. This' a good block! [taking off the crown It were a delicate stratagem to shoe A troop...
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Dante: De Vulgari Eloquentia

Dante Alighieri, Dante, Steven Botterill - 2005 - 136 pages
...Italica, 59 (1982): pp. 3-15. 11 This image, familiar to English-speaking readers from Shakespeare's King Lear ('When we are born, we cry that we are come / to this great stage of fools'), has its roots in the apocryphal Book of Wisdom (7. 3), and is also found in Pliny's...
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King Lear in Our Time

Maynard Mack - 2005 - 126 pages
...Mundi, with whose favorite illustration of man's miseries it closes: "We came crying hither. . . . When we are born, we cry that we are come To this great stage of fools." A similar point must be made respecting the relation of character to action in Shakespeare,...
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Shakespeare's Tragic Sequence

Kenneth Muir - 2005 - 207 pages
...crying hither; Thou know'st the first time that we smell the air, King Lear 133 We wawl and cry . . . When we are born, we cry that we are come To this great stage of fools. (I V.vi. 179-84) When we next see Lear he is awakening from a drugged sleep. The Doctor...
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The Road Washes Out in Spring: A Poet's Memoir of Living Off the Grid

Baron Wormser - 2006 - 199 pages
...assassinations. Here was another person in the world. English major that I was, I thought of Lear's "When we are born we cry that we are come / To this great stage of fools." And here was another sunrise. Craig and his family had driven back down the road....
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Perspectives on Politics in Shakespeare

John Albert Murley, Sean D. Sutton - 2006 - 265 pages
...After a lifetime of role-playing and forcing others to play roles, Lear is reduced to the view that "When we are born, we cry that we are come / To this great stage of fools" (King Lear, IV.vi. 184-85). Antonio, another melancholic, childless bachelor who stands...
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Liquid Fiction Volume One: Have You Experienced?

Sam Clark, Brent McKibben - 2006 - 184 pages
...of the wormhole. My cruiser glides toward destiny, a spiraling colorful, salvation. Godspeed. Plays "When we are born, we cry, that we are come to this great stage of fools." William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) "I passionately hate the idea of being with it,...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pages
...scurvy politician seem To see the things thou dost not. King Lear act 4, sc. 6, 1. 166 (1605-1606) 308 g only his little finger. Great emergencies and crises stage of fools. King Lear act 4, sc. 6, 1. 178 (1605-1606) 309 Mine enemy's dog Though he had bit me...
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Shakespeare's Window Into the Soul: The Mystical Wisdom in Shakespeare's ...

Martin Lings - 2006 - 224 pages
...Thou knows't the first time that we smell the air We waul and cry. I will preach to thee: mark . . . When we are born, we cry that we are come To this great stage of fools. (IV, 6, 183-87) The reentry of Cordelia means a reversion to the normal order of things...
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