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Kent. I have a journey, sir, shortly to go; My master calls, and I must not say, no i.
k Alb. The weight of this fad time we must obey, Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say. 1 The oldest in hath born most; we that are young, Shall never see so much, nor live so long.
"[Exeunt with a dead march.
h So the qu's; the rest calls me, I must not, Gr.
i Here all but the qu’s and H. make Kent die. But this direction is jully left out; for Kent only declines the share in the government offered him by Albany, on account of his age : how unexpectedly and aukwardly would he die, after saying only, he had a journey shortly to go, and without bidding farewel, or discovering any symptoms of death.
k The fo's and R. give this speech to Edgar.
1 The two last lines, as they stand, are filly and falfe; and are only inferred that any one may alter them for the better if he can. H. has not made them a jot better by the following alteration,
The oldest hath born most; we that are young
Shall never see so much, live c'er so long. - The qu's read have for bath.
This direction is not in the qu’s.