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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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King Lear: The 1608 Quarto and 1623 Folio Texts

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 270 pages
...LEAR No, no, no, no. Come, let's away to prison. We two alone will sing like birds i' th' cage. 10 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 17 As if we were God's spies; and we'll wear out is In a walled prison...
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The Oxford Shakespeare: The History of King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 336 pages
...prison. We two alone will sing like birds i'th' cage . When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down 10 And ask of thee forgiveness; so we'll live, And pray,...too — Who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out, 15 And take upon ' s the mystery of things As if we were God's spies; and we'll wear out In a walled...
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Speak What We Feel: Not What We Ought to Say

Frederick Buechner - Religion - 2009 - 176 pages
...speak as if out of his own truth. 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 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 wall'd prison, packs...
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The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature

John Anthony Burrow, John Pitcher, Brian Vickers, Isobel Grundy, Claire Lamont, Andrew Sanders, Bernard Bergonzi, Martin Dodsworth - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 528 pages
...simply by being with Cordelia. Come, ler's away to prison. We two alone will sing like birds i' th' cage. When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down...Who loses and who wins, who's in, who's out — And rake upon's the mystery of things As if we were God's spies; and we'll wear out In z walled prison...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 144 pages
...in one of the most moving passages in all of Shakespeare: We two alone will sing like birds i' the cage; When thou dost ask me blessing I'll kneel down...talk with them too Who loses and who wins, who's in and who's out And take upon's the mystery of things As if we were God's spies. At this very moment,...
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Kierkegaard: A Biography

Alastair Hannay - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 496 pages
...'twenty-five years old'. The Lear passage, quoted in the German translation by Ernst Ortlepp, is: ... 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: and we'll wear out In a wall'd prison, packs...
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The Tragedie of Coriolanus

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 pages
...VERITY (Student's Sh.) : Compare Lear's words to Cordelia: 'Come, let's away to prison . . .' '. . . so we'll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales,...too, Who loses, and who wins; who's in, who's out.' — V, iii, 11-15. 206. Who thriues . . . giue out] BADHAM (p. 9) gives this line as an example of...
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King Lear

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 31 pages
...child Cordelia. Act iv Sc vii 24 Come, let's away to prison; We two alone will sing like birds i' the cage: When thou dost ask me blessing, I'll kneel down,...butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news. Act v Sc iii Edgar, in another guise, volunteers to fight against Edmund, and beats him in combat....
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - Mirror symmetry - 2001 - 498 pages
...Cordelia have been captured: Come, let's away to prison; We two alone will sing like birds i'th'cage ... And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh...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 wall'd prison, packs...
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Shame in Shakespeare

Ewan Fernie - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 274 pages
...Lear responds: 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...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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