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The heav'ns themselves blaze forth the death of princes. Com. .Cowards die
many times before their deaths ; The valiant never taste of death but once : Of all
the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems, to me most strange that men should
As Caesar's death's-hour ; nor no instrument Of half that worth, as those your
swords, made rich With the most noble blood of all this world. I do beseech ye, if
you bear me hard, Now, whilst your purpled hands do reek and smoke, Fulfil your
The question of his death is enrolled in the capitol, his glory not extenuated,
wherein he was worthy ; nor his offences enforced, for which he suffered death.
Here comes his body, mourned by Mark Antony ; who, though he had no hand in
Eros. Farewell, great chief. Shall I strike now ? Ant. Now, Eros. Eros. Why, there
then : [Falling on his sword.] Thus I do escape the sorrow Of Antony's death. [Dies
. Ant. Thrice nobler than myself! Thou teachest me, O valiant Eros, what I should,
Then is it sin To rush into the secret house of death, Ere death dare come to us ?
— How do you, women ? What, what? good cheer! Why, how now, Char- mian ?
My noble girls ! — Ah, women, women ! look Our lamp is spent, it's out : — Good ...
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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.