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Kent. [Kneels.] Royal Lear, Whom I have ever honour'd as my king, Lov'd as my
father, as my master follow'd, And, as my patron, thought on in my pray'rs, Lear.
Away! the bow is bent, make from the shaft. Kent. [Rises.] No, let it fall, and
Kent. Now, banish'd Kent, if thou canst pay thy duty. In this disguise, where thou
dost stand condemn'd, Thy master Lear shall find thee full of labours. Enter King
Lear, attended by his Knights. Lear. In there, and tell our daughter we are here.
Kent. Not so young, sir, to love a woman for singing ; nor so old, to dote on her for
any thing : I have years on my back, forty-eight. Lear. Thy name ? Kent. Caius.
Lear. Follow me ; thou shalt serve me. Enter Oswald singing, and passing King ...
Kent. Ask them will answer thee. Osw. Where may we set our horses? Kent. I'th'
mire. Osw. I am in haste ; pr'ythee, an' thou lov'st me, tell me. Kent, I love thee not.
Osw. Why, then, I care not for thee. Kent. An' I had thee in Lipsbury pinfold, ...
Thou, Kent, didst head the troops that fought my battle, Exposed'st thy life and
fortunes for a master, That had, as I remember, banish'd thee Kent. Pardon me,
sir, that once I broke your or- ders: Banish'd by you, I kept me here disguis'd To ...
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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.