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Although they wear their faces to the bent Of the king's looks, hath a heart that is
not Glad at the thing they scowl at. 2 Lord. And why so ? Pisanio. He, that hath
miss'd the princess, is a thing Too bad for bad report ; and he, that hath her (I
Thou basest thing ! avoid — hence, from my sight ! If, after this command, thou
fraught the court With thy unworthiness, thou diest : Away ! Thou art poison to my
blood ! Post. The gods protect you ! And bless the good remainders of the court !
[Exit Cloten. Pisanio, thou thatstand'st so for Posthumus ! — •_ He hath a drug of
mine : I pray, his absence Proceed by swallowing that ; for he believes It is a thing
most precious. But for her, Where is she gone ? Haply, despair hath seized her ...
... Implored your highness' pardon ; and set forth A deep repentance : nothing in
his life Became him, like the leaving it ; he dy'd As one that had been studied in
his death, To throw away the dearest thing he ow'd, As 'twere a careless trifle.
Why, saw you any thing more wonderful ? Casca. A common slave, you ... Indeed
, it is a strange disposed time ; But men may construe things after their fashion,
Clean from the purpose of the things themselves. Comes Caesar to the capitol ...
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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.