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Never afflict yourself to know the cause, But give his dotage way. Lear. Blasts
upon thee ! Th' untented woundings of a father's curse Pierce every sense about
thee ! — Old fond eyes, Beweep this cause again, I'll pluck ye out, And cast ye,
Have riv'd the knotty oaks : and I have seen Th' ambitious ocean swell and rage,
and foam To be exalted with the threa'tning clouds ; But never till to night, never
till now, Did 1 go through a tempest dropping fire. Either there is a civil strife in ...
Never, never : come, away, away ! We'll burn his body in the holy place, And, with
the brands, fire all the traitors' houses. Take up the body. [Exeunt Plebeians with
the Body. Ant. Now let it work ; Mischief, thou art afoot, Take thou what course ...
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, ...
You may go ; 'Would, she had never giv'n you leave to come ! Let her not say, 'tis I
that keep you here; I have no power upon you ; her's you are. Ant. The gods best
know, Cleo. O, never was there queen So mightily betray'd ! Yet, at the first, ...
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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.