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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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The Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page

Colin Butler - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 205 pages
...communicate maturity, tenderness, and respect, together with well-judged censure of her sisters: Happily, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my...never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. To hear Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia speak virtually one after the other is to be exposed to distinguishing...
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Nigel Hawthorne on Stage

Kathleen Riley - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 380 pages
...you, 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...never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. ,•/>/ • 1 ,But goes thy heart with this? / So young, and so ur.tender? So young, my lord,...
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Kant and the Ethics of Humility: A Story of Dependence, Corruption and Virtue

Jeanine Grenberg - History - 2005 - 269 pages
...when she marries, she will accept the human constraint that her love must then be divided: "Haply, when I shall wed, / That lord whose hand must take...never marry like my sisters, / To love my father all" (1.1.99-103). In humbly affirming the limits of her love, Cordelia reveals her love as true. Cordelias...
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Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy

Irving Ribner - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 224 pages
...They love you all ? Haply, when I shall wed, 1 See Danby, Shokesptar/s Doctrine of Nature, pp. 125-9. That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry...never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. This expression of love is rational: it recognizes the laws of God and society, duty to father and...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...They love you all? Haply, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry 100 Half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure...like 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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The Claim to Community: Essays on Stanley Cavell and Political Philosophy

Andrew Norris - Philosophy - 2006 - 389 pages
...love you, and most honor 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...sisters, [To love my father all] . Lear. But goes your heart with this? Cor. Ay, my good lord. Lear. So young, and so untender? Cor. So young, my lord,...
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The Best-loved Plays of Shakespeare

Jennifer Mulherin, William Shakespeare, Abigail Frost - English literature - 2004 - 160 pages
...say They love you all? Haply, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my plight shall cany Half my love with him, half my care and duty: Sure...never marry like my sisters, To love my father all Act i Sc i 128 Gloucester asks to see it. His son appears reluctant, but hands it over. It complains...
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Rather Something - On "nothing" in King Lear

Stefanie Klering - 2007 - 52 pages
...love for their husbands: CORDELIA Why have my sisters husbands, if they say They love you all? Haply when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my...shall never marry like my sisters To love my father all.37 Although Cordelia gives Lear a hint to what she thinks about her sisters' speeches with this,...
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The Tragedy of King Lear: With Classic and Contemporary Criticisms

William Shakespeare - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 340 pages
...you, love you, and most honor 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...never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. (1.1.97-106) On the literal level Cordelia proclaims that her future husband has rights over her love...
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The Quest for Shakespeare

Joseph Pearce - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 275 pages
...you, love you, and most honor 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...never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. (1.1.97-106) On the literal level Cordelia proclaims that her future husband has rights over her love...
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