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" Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Haply, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 337
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1999 - 142 pages
...love you all? Haply, when I shall wed, 100 That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry 101 Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure...my sisters, [To love my father all.] LEAR But goes thy heart with this? CORDELIA Ay, my good lord. LEAR So young, and so untender? CORDELIA So young,...
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Great Scenes from Shakespeare's Plays

John Green, Paul Negri - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 64 pages
...love you, and most honour you. Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Haply, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my...my sisters, To love my father all. LEAR. But goes thy heart with this? CORDELIA. Ay, good my lord. LEAR. So young, and so untender? CORDELIA. So young,...
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King Lear: The 1608 Quarto and 1623 Folio Texts

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 270 pages
...honor you. Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Happily when I shall wed 90 That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry...my father all. LEAR But goes this with thy heart? CORDELIA Ay, good my lord. LEAR So young and so untender? CORDELIA 96 So young, my lord, and true....
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The Oxford Shakespeare: The History of King Lear

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 336 pages
...607, records bib84 bond obligation, duty. The word's range lical parallels. They love you all? Haply when I shall wed That lord whose hand must take my...never marry like my sisters, To love my father all . 95 LEAR But goes this with thy heart? CORDELIA Ay, good my lord. LEAR So young and so untender? CORDELIA...
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Matter of Breath: Foundations for Professional Ethics

Guillaume de Stexhe, Johan Verstraeten - Philosophy - 2000 - 323 pages
...the duties one already has: 'Why have my sisters husbands, if they say they love you all? Happily, when I shall wed, that Lord whose hand must take my...carry half my love with him, half my care and duty.' Similarly, to the plea of the disciple who wanted to delay joining Christ, 'Suffer me first to go and...
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The Gift in Sixteenth-century France

Henry Charles Lea Professor of History Emeritus Natalie Zemon Davis, Natalie Zemon Davis - History - 2000 - 185 pages
...objects to is, on the one hand, the boundlessness of Lear's demand, its limitless obligation ("Haply, when I shall wed, / That lord whose hand must take...carry/ Half my love with him, half my care and duty" 16), and Lear's imagining, on the other, that the quantity of one's love could be put fully into words...
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King Lear, by William Shakespeare

Lloyd Cameron - English literature - 2001 - 102 pages
...unwilling to jeopardise it by proclaiming, like her sisters, that she can only love her father: Happily when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my...and duty. Sure, I shall never marry like my sisters. (Act I, Sc. i, lines 95-98) The economic and political consequences for Cordelia are severe. Lear denies...
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Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry: Proceedings of the 4th KIAS Annual ...

Kodŭng Kwahagwŏn (Korea). International Conference, Kenji Fukaya - Electronic books - 2001 - 498 pages
...(1.1.44-7). Cordelia, for her part, indirectly reminds us of the further consequences of marriage: "Happily, when I shall wed, / That lord whose hand must take...carry / Half my love with him, half my care and duty" (99-101). Even more "happily," her allegiance would not actually be so much 'divided' as shared. Hence,...
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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
...love you, and most honour you. Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Happily, when I shall wed. That lord whose hand must take my...never marry like my sisters, To love my father alL (1.1.94-104) In accordance to her words, Cordelia's language of splitting finds perfect room in the...
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Novel Shakespeares: Twentieth-century Women Novelists and Appropriation

Julie Sanders - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 258 pages
...you, love, and most honour you. Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Happily when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my...carry Half my love with him, half my care and duty. ( 1. 1.94-101) For Kahn, Lear is a 'tragedy of masculinity' (36), a play more about the failure of...
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