I hear our father coming—Pardon me :In cunning I must draw my sword upon you
:-~ Draw: seem to defend yourself: now quit you well ; Yield: come before my
father;—help, ho, here !Fly, brother;—help, here, help!—farewell, farewell.
The Gates of the Castle at Dunsinane. Alarums. Enter Macbeth. Mach. Why
should I play the Roman fool, and die On mine own sword ? whiles I see lives,
the gashes Do better upon them. Enter Macduff. Macd. Turn, hell-hound, turn.
Behold, I draw a sword against conspirators; When think you, that the sword goes
up again ? Never, till Caesar's three and twenty wounds Be well aveng'd ; or till
another Caesar Have added slaughter to the sword of traitors. Bru. Caesar, thou
Come, now keep thine oath, Now, be a freeman ; and with this good sword, That
ran through Caesar's bowels, search this bosom. Stand not to answer; here, take
thou the hilt: And when my face is cover'd, as 'tis now, Guide thou the sword ...
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,
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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.