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Cleo. What should I do, I do not ? Char. In each thing give him way — cross him
in nothing. Cleo. Thou teachest like a fool : the way to lose him. Char. Tempt him
not so too" far : I wish, forbear; In time we hate that which we often fear.
Cleo. Though age from folly could not give me freedom, It does from childishness
: Can Fulvia die ? Ant. She's dead, my queen : Look here, and at thy sovereign
leisure read The garboils she awak'd ; at the last, best: See, when, and where
Cleo. Well, go to, I will ; But there's no goodness in thy face : If Antony Be free,
and healthful, why so tart a favour To trumpet such good tidings? If not well, Thou
shouldst come like a fury crown'd with snakes, Not like a formal man. Mess.
Cleo. The gods confound thee ! dost thou hold there still ? Mess. Should I lie,
madam ? Cleo. O, I would thou didst, So half my Egypt were submerg'd, and
made A cistern for scal'd snakes ! Go, get thee hence ; Hadst thou Narcissus in
thy face, ...
Cleo. Dolabella? Dol. Madam, as thereto sworn by your command, Which my
love makes religion to obey, I tell you this : Caesar through Syria Intends his
journey ; and, within three days, You with your children will he send before :
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The version of King Lear revised by Tate is not the real King Lear. It has been completely rewritten to give it a super happy ending. Wanting to get more familiar with Shakespeare, I read the whole play, not realizing that it wasn't the real tragedy. Very disappointed to find out after the fact that I read a counterfeit play. Reminds me of the Disney-fication of The Little Mermaid or the "Super Happy Ending" in Wayne's World.