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" I'll kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness: so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them too, — Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out;... "
The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare - Page 104
by William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 13

Allardyce Nicoll - Drama - 2002 - 200 pages
...and he replies: NQ, no, no, no , Come, let,s away tQ prison; We two alone will sing like birds i' th' cage : When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel...loses and who wins; who's in, who's out; And take upon's the mystery of things, As if we were Gods' spies : and we'll wear out, In a wall'd prison, packs...
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In Words and Deeds: The Spectacle of Incest in English Renaissance Tragedy

Zenón Luis Martínez, Zenon Luis-Matinez - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 296 pages
...universe: No, no, no, no! Come, let's away to prison; We two alone will sing like birds i'th'cage: When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down, And...loses and who wins; who's in, who's out; And take upon's the mystery of things, As if we were God's spies: and we'll wear out, In wall'd prison, packs...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 30

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 232 pages
...ii, 221-6) No, no, no, no! Come, let's away to prison: We two alone will sing like birds i'th'cage; When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down And...loses and who wins, who's in, who's out; And take upon's the mystery of things, As if we were God's spies; and we'll wear out In a walled prison packs...
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Landscapes of the Sacred: Geography and Narrative in American Spirituality

Belden C. Lane, Professor Emeritus Theological Studies Belden C Lane - Architecture - 2002 - 310 pages
...denied so long. To the once-scorned Cordelia, Lear uttered a last eloquent cry for prosaic mystery: So we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...loses and who wins; who's in, who's out — And take upon's the mystery of things As if we were God's spies. ..." Take upon us the mystery of things, indeed....
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Opera, Sex and Other Vital Matters

Paul Robinson - Literary Collections - 2002 - 332 pages
...prison. Lear says to Cordelia: Come, let's away to prison. We two alone will sing like birds i' th' cage. When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down...butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; . . . (V, iii, 8—14) The reminder, moreover, is anything but accidental: for years Verdi tried to...
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History of European Drama and Theatre

Erika Fischer-Lichte - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 396 pages
...away to prison; We two alone will sing like birds i' the cage. When thou dost ask me blessing Г11 kneel down And ask of thee forgiveness. So we'll live...rogues Talk of court news; and we'll talk with them tooWho loses and who wins, who's in, who's out And take upon's the mystery of things As if we were...
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Speech and Performance in Shakespeare's Sonnets and Plays

David Schalkwyk, Academic Director of Global Shakespeare David Schalkwyk - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 262 pages
...Thanks to Jacques ljcrthond lbr drawing this passage to my attention in the context of my argument. When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down And...laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk ol court news, and we'll talk with them too Who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out, And take upon...
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Love Is Stronger Than Death: The Mystical Union of Two Souls

Cynthia Bourgeault - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2002 - 256 pages
...the beautiful speech in act 4: Come, let's away to prison: We two alone will sing like birds in the cage: When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down,...old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies . . . and take upon us the mystery of things, as ifwe were God's spies. . . had captivated him. More and more...
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Paul Green, Playwright of the Real South

John Herbert Roper - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 320 pages
...realities, the playwright reminded them of still another truth: We two alone will sing like birds i' the cage: When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down....loses, and who wins; who's in, who's out; And take upon's the mystery of things As if we were God's spies.24 EPILOGUE By the planting season of 1981 Paul...
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A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on William Shakespeare's King Lear

Grace Ioppolo - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 192 pages
...prison. We two alone will sing like birds i'th'cage. When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down I0 And ask of thee forgiveness: so we'll live, And pray,...and who wins; who's in, who's out — And take upon V the mystery of things, As if we were God's spies; and we'll wear out In a walled prison packs and...
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