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... exploits v The flighty purpose never is o'er-took, Unless the deed go with it :
From this moment, The very firstlings of my heart shall be The firstlings of my
hand. And even now To crown my thoughts with acts, be it thought and 54
To crown my thoughts with acts, be it thought and done : The castle of Macduff I
will surprise ; Seize upon Fife ; give to the edge o'the sword His wife, his babes,
and all unfortunate souls That trace him in his line. No boasting like a fool ; This ...
The theatres of London, at the present era, can boast of actors to set all such
difficulties at defiance ; and yet it has been thought adviseable, for some years
past, that this tragedy should not appear upon the stage. When men's thoughts
O Antony, Thou mine of bounty, how wouldst thou have payM My better service,
when my turpitude Thou dost so crown with gold ! This bows my heart : If swift
thought break it not, a swifter mean Shall outstrike thought ; but thought will do't, ...
Ant. That, which is now a horse, even with a thought The rack dislirms; and
makes it indistinct, As water is in water. Eros. It does, my lord. Ant. My good knave
, Eros, now thy captain is Even such a body : Here I am, Antony ; Yet cannot hold
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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.