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Methinks, thy voice is alter'd, and thou speak st In better phrase and matter, than
thou didst. Edg. You are much deceiv'd ; in nothing am I alter'd, But my garments.
Glost. Methinks, you're better spoken. Edg. Come on, sir, here's the place.
You say, you are a better soldier ; Let it appear so ; make your vaunting true, And
it shall please me well. For my own part, I shall be glad to learn of noble men.
Cas. You wrong me, every way — you wrong me, Brutus ; I said, an elder soldier;
This it is : Tis better that the enemy seek us ; So shall he waste his means, weary
his soldiers, Doing himself offence ; whilst we, lying still, Are full of rest, defence,
and nimbleness. Bru. Good reasons must of force give place to better.
[March. Enter Brutus, Cassius, and their Army. Bru. They stand, and would have
parley. Words before blows : Is it so, countrymen ? Oct. Not that we love words
better, as you do. Bru. Good words are better than bad strokes, Octavius. Ant. In ...
Upon her landing, Antony sent to her, Invited her to supper : she reply'd, It should
be better, he became her guest; Which she intreated : Our courteous Antony, (
Whom never the word, no, woman heard speak) Being barber'd ten times o'er, ...
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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.