... cousin ! worthy gentleman ! Off. Mark, king of Scotland, mark : No sooner
justice had, with valour arm'd, Compell'd these skipping Kernes to trust their
heels ; But the Norweyan lord, surveying vantage, With furbish'd arms, and 3
We'll send Mark Antony to the senate-house, And he will say, you are not well to-
day : Let me, upon my knee, prevail in this. Caes. Mark Antony shall say, I am not
well; And, for thy humour, I will stay at home. Enter Decius. Here's Decius Brutus
Thus, Brutus, did my master bid me kneel ; Thus did Mark Antony bid me fall
down ; [Kneeling. And, being prostrate, thus he bade me say. Brutus is noble,
wise, valiant, and honest ; Caesar was mighty, royal, bold, and loving : Say, I love
Here comes his body, mourned by Mark Antony ; who, though he had no hand in
his death, shall receive the benefit of his dying, a place in the commonwealth ; as
which of you shall not ? With.this I depart, that as I slew my best lover, for the ...
Mark'd ye his words? he would not take the crown ; Therefore, 'tis certain he was
not ambitious. 1 Pleb. If it be found so, some will dear abide it. 2 Pleb. Poor soul !
his eyes are red as fire, with weeping. 3 Pleb. There's not a nobler man in Rome
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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.