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Shakspeare's scenes are frequently such, as could not take place in real life ; and
yet the sensations which they excite are so ... The only scene which approaches
the pathetic, is that where Imogen is informed by Pisanio, of her husband's ...
[Clock strikes. One, two, three: — Time, time! [Goes into the Trunk. — The Scene
closes. SCENE IV. Cymbeline's Palace. Enter Cloten and the Two Lords. I Lord.
Your lordship is the most patient man in loss, the coldest that ever turned up ace.
SCENE III. The Forest, near the Cave. Enter Cloten. Cluten. I am near to the place
where they should meet, if Pisanio have mapped it truly. — How fit his garments
serve me! Posthumus, thy head, which now is growing upon thy shoulders, shall
SCENE VI. A Court in the Castle at Dunsinane. Alarums. Enter Macbeth. Macb.
They have ty'd me to a stake ; I cannot fly, But, bear-like, I must fight the course. —
What's he, That was not born of woman ? Such a one Am I to fear, or none.
SCENE VI. Alexandria. A Room in the Palace. Enter Cleopatra, Charmian, Iras,
and Mardian. Cleo. Help me, my women ! O, he is more mad Than Telamon for
his shield ! the boar of Thessaly Was never so imbost. Char. To the monument ...
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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.