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The Tragedie of King Lear.
Actus Primus. Scœna Prima. [Act 1, Scene 1] Enter Kent, Gloucester, and Edmond. Kent.

I Thought the King had more affected the

Duke of Albany, then Cornwall.

Glou.

It did alwayes seeme so to vs: But

now in the diuision of the Kingdome, it ap­

[5]

peares not which of the Dukes hee valewes

most, for qualities are so weigh'd, that curiosity in nei­

ther, can make choise of eithers moity.

Kent.

Is not this your Son, my Lord?

Glou.

His breeding Sir, hath bin at my charge. I haue

[10]

so often blush'd to acknowledge him, that now I am

braz'd too't.

Kent.

I cannot conceiue you.

Glou.

Sir, this yong Fellowes mother could; wherevpon

she grew round womb'd, and had indeede (Sir) a

[15]

Sonne for her Cradle, ere she had husband for her bed.

Do you smell a fault?

Kent.

I cannot wish the fault vndone, the issue of it,

being so proper.

Glou.

But I haue a Sonne, Sir, by order of Law, some

[20]

yeere elder then this; who, yet is no deerer in my ac­count,

though this Knaue came somthing sawcily to the

world before he was sent for: yet was his Mother fayre,

there was good sport at his making, and the horson must

be acknowledged. Doe you know this Noble Gentle­man,

[25]

Edmond?

Edm.

No, my Lord.

Glou.

My Lord of Kent:

Remember him heereafter, as my Honourable Friend.

Edm.

My seruices to your Lordship.

Kent.
[30]

I must loue you, and sue to know you better.

Edm.

Sir, I shall study deseruing.

Glou.

He hath bin out nine yeares, and away he shall

againe. The King is comming.

Sennet. Enter King Lear, Cornwall, Albany, Gonerill, Re­ gan, Cordelia, and attendants. Lear.

Attend the Lords of France & Burgundy, Gloster

Glou.
[35]

I shall, my Lord.

Exit. Lear. Meane time we shal expresse our darker purpose. Giue me the Map there. Know, that we haue diuided In three our Kingdome: and 'tis our fast intent, To shake all Cares and Businesse from our Age,
[40]
Conferring them on yonger strengths, while we Vnburthen'd crawle toward death. Our son of Cornwal, And you our no lesse louing Sonne of Albany,

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We haue this houre a constant will to publish Our daughters seuerall Dowers, that future strife
[45]
May be preuented now. The Princes, France & Burgundy, Great Riuals in our yongest daughters loue, Long in our Court, haue made their amorous soiourne, And heere are to be answer'd. Tell me my daughters (Since now we will diuest vs both of Rule,
[50]
Interest of Territory, Cares of State) Which of you shall we say doth loue vs most, That we, our largest bountie may extend Where Nature doth with merit challenge. Gon rill , Our eldest borne, speake first.
Gon.
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Sir, I loue you more then word can weild y matter, Deerer then eye‐sight, space, and libertie, Beyond what can be valewed, rich or rare, No lesse then life, with grace, health, beauty, honor: As much as Childe ere lou'd, or Father found.
[60]
A loue that makes breath poore, and speech vnable, Beyond all manner of so much I loue you.
Cor. What shall Cordelia speake? Loue, and be silent. Lear. Of all these bounds euen from this Line, to this, With shadowie Forrests, and with Champains rich'd
[65]
With plenteous Riuers, and wide‐skirted Meades We make thee Lady. To thine and Albanies issues Be this perpetuall. What sayes our second Daughter? Our deerest Regan, wife of Cornwall?
Reg. I am made of that selfe‐mettle as my Sister,
[70]
And prize me at her worth. In my true heart, I finde she names my very deede of loue: Onely she comes too short, that I professe My selfe an enemy to all other ioyes, Which the most precious square of sense professes,
[75]
And finde I am alone felicitate In your deere Highnesse loue.
Cor. Then poore Cordelia, And yet not so, since I am sure my loue's More ponderous then my tongue. Lear.
[80]
To thee, and thine hereditarie euer, Remaine this ample third of our faire Kingdome, No lesse in space, validitie, and pleasure Then that confer'd on Gonerill. Now our Ioy, Although our last and least; to whose yong loue,
[85]
The Vines of France, and Milke of Burgundie, Striue to be interest. What can you say, to draw A third, more opilent then your Sisters? Speake.
Cor.

Nothing my Lord.

Lear.

Nothing?

qq3 Cor.

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Actus Primus. Scœna Prima. [Act 1, Scene 1] Enter Kent, Gloucester, and Edmond. Kent.

I Thought the King had more affected the

Duke of Albany, then Cornwall.

Glou.

It did alwayes seeme so to vs: But

now in the diuision of the Kingdome, it ap­

[5]

peares not which of the Dukes hee valewes

most, for qualities are so weigh'd, that curiosity in nei­

ther, can make choise of eithers moity.

Kent.

Is not this your Son, my Lord?

Glou.

His breeding Sir, hath bin at my charge. I haue

[10]

so often blush'd to acknowledge him, that now I am

braz'd too't.

Kent.

I cannot conceiue you.

Glou.

Sir, this yong Fellowes mother could; wherevpon

she grew round womb'd, and had indeede (Sir) a

[15]

Sonne for her Cradle, ere she had husband for her bed.

Do you smell a fault?

Kent.

I cannot wish the fault vndone, the issue of it,

being so proper.

Glou.

But I haue a Sonne, Sir, by order of Law, some

[20]

yeere elder then this; who, yet is no deerer in my ac­count,

though this Knaue came somthing sawcily to the

world before he was sent for: yet was his Mother fayre,

there was good sport at his making, and the horson must

be acknowledged. Doe you know this Noble Gentle­man,

[25]

Edmond?

Edm.

No, my Lord.

Glou.

My Lord of Kent:

Remember him heereafter, as my Honourable Friend.

Edm.

My seruices to your Lordship.

Kent.
[30]

I must loue you, and sue to know you better.

Edm.

Sir, I shall study deseruing.

Glou.

He hath bin out nine yeares, and away he shall

againe. The King is comming.

Sennet. Enter King Lear, Cornwall, Albany, Gonerill, Re­ gan, Cordelia, and attendants. Lear.

Attend the Lords of France & Burgundy, Gloster

Glou.
[35]

I shall, my Lord.

Exit. Lear. Meane time we shal expresse our darker purpose. Giue me the Map there. Know, that we haue diuided In three our Kingdome: and 'tis our fast intent, To shake all Cares and Businesse from our Age,
[40]
Conferring them on yonger strengths, while we Vnburthen'd crawle toward death. Our son of Cornwal, And you our no lesse louing Sonne of Albany, We haue this houre a constant will to publish Our daughters seuerall Dowers, that future strife
[45]
May be preuented now. The Princes, France & Burgundy, Great Riuals in our yongest daughters loue, Long in our Court, haue made their amorous soiourne, And heere are to be answer'd. Tell me my daughters (Since now we will diuest vs both of Rule,
[50]
Interest of Territory, Cares of State) Which of you shall we say doth loue vs most, That we, our largest bountie may extend Where Nature doth with merit challenge. Gon rill , Our eldest borne, speake first.
Gon.
[55]
Sir, I loue you more then word can weild y matter, Deerer then eye‐sight, space, and libertie, Beyond what can be valewed, rich or rare, No lesse then life, with grace, health, beauty, honor: As much as Childe ere lou'd, or Father found.
[60]
A loue that makes breath poore, and speech vnable, Beyond all manner of so much I loue you.
Cor. What shall Cordelia speake? Loue, and be silent. Lear. Of all these bounds euen from this Line, to this, With shadowie Forrests, and with Champains rich'd
[65]
With plenteous Riuers, and wide‐skirted Meades We make thee Lady. To thine and Albanies issues Be this perpetuall. What sayes our second Daughter? Our deerest Regan, wife of Cornwall?
Reg. I am made of that selfe‐mettle as my Sister,
[70]
And prize me at her worth. In my true heart, I finde she names my very deede of loue: Onely she comes too short, that I professe My selfe an enemy to all other ioyes, Which the most precious square of sense professes,
[75]
And finde I am alone felicitate In your deere Highnesse loue.
Cor. Then poore Cordelia, And yet not so, since I am sure my loue's More ponderous then my tongue. Lear.
[80]
To thee, and thine hereditarie euer, Remaine this ample third of our faire Kingdome, No lesse in space, validitie, and pleasure Then that confer'd on Gonerill. Now our Ioy, Although our last and least; to whose yong loue,
[85]
The Vines of France, and Milke of Burgundie, Striue to be interest. What can you say, to draw A third, more opilent then your Sisters? Speake.
Cor.

Nothing my Lord.

Lear.

Nothing?

Cor.
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Nothing.

Lear.

Nothing will come of nothing, speake againe.

Cor. Vnhappie that I am, I cannot heaue My heart into my mouth: I loue your Maiesty According to my bond, no more nor lesse. Lear.
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How, how Cordelia? Mend your speech a little, Least you may marre your Fortunes.
Cor. Good my Lord, You haue begot me, bred me, lou'd me. I returne those duties backe as are right fit,
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Obey you, Loue you, and most Honour you. Why haue my Sisters Husbands, if they say They loue you all? Happily when I shall wed, That Lord, whose hand must take my plight, shall carry Halfe my loue with him, halfe my Care, and Dutie,
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Sure I shall neuer marry like my Sisters.
Lear.

But goes thy heart with this?

Cor.

I my good Lord.

Lear.

So young, and so vntender?

Cor.

So young my Lord, and true.

Lear.
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Let it be so, thy truth then be thy dowre: For by the sacred radience of the Sunne, The miseries of Heccat and the night: By all the operation of the Orbes, From whom we do exist, and cease to be,
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Heere I disclaime all my Paternall care, Propinquity and property of blood, And as a stranger to my heart and me, Hold thee from this for euer. The barbarous Scythian, Or he that makes his generation messes
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To gorge his appetite, shall to my bosome Be as well neighbour'd, pittied, and releeu'd, As thou my sometime Daughter.
Kent.

Good my Liege.

Lear. Peace Kent,
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Come not betweene the Dragon and his wrath, I lou'd her most, and thought to set my rest On her kind nursery. Hence and avoid my sight: So be my graue my peace, as here I giue Her Fathers heart from her; call France, who stirres?
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Call Burgundy, Cornwall, and Albanie, With my two Daughters Dowres, digest the third, Let pride, which she cals plainnesse, marry her: I doe inuest you ioyntly with my power, Preheminence, and all the large effects
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That troope with Maiesty. Our selfe by Monthly course, With reseruation of an hundred Knights, By you to be sustain'd, shall our abode Make with you by due turne, onely we shall retaine The name, and all th'addition to a King: the Sway,
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Reuennew, Execution of the rest, Beloued Sonnes be yours, which to confirme, This Coronet part betweene you.
Kent. Royall Lear, Whom I haue euer honor'd as my King,
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Lou'd as my Father, as my Master follow'd, As my great Patron thought on in my praiers.
Le. The bow is bent & drawne, make from the shaft. Kent. Let it fall rather, though the forke inuade The region of my heart, be Kent vnmannerly,
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When Lear is mad, what wouldest thou do old man? Think'st thou that dutie shall haue dread to speake, When power to flattery bowes? To plainnesse honour's bound, When Maiesty falls to folly, reserue thy state,
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And in thy best consideration checke This hideous rashnesse, answere my life, my iudgement: Thy yongest Daughter do's not loue thee least, Nor are those empty hearted, whose low sounds Reuerbe no hollownesse.
Lear.
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Kent, on thy life no more.

Kent. My life I neuer held but as pawne To wage against thine enemies, nere feare to loose it, Thy safety being motiue. Lear.

Out of my sight.

Kent.
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See better Lear, and let me still remaine The true blanke of thine eie.
Kear.

Now by Apollo.

Lent. Now by Apollo, King Thou swear'st thy Gods in vaine. Lear.
[170]

O Vassall! Miscreant.

Alb.

Cor. Deare Sir forbeare.

Kent. Kill thy Physition, and thy fee bestow Vpon the foule disease, reuoke thy guift, Or whil'st I can vent clamour from my throate,
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Ile tell thee thou dost euill.
Lea. Heare me recreant, on thine allegeance heare me; That thou hast sought to make vs breake our vowes, Which we durst neuer yet; and with strain'd pride, To come betwixt our sentences, and our power,
[180]
Which, nor our nature, nor our place can beare; Our potencie made good, take thy reward. Fiue dayes we do allot thee for prouision, To shield thee from disasters of the world, And on the sixt to turne thy hated backe
[185]
Vpon our kingdome: if on the tenth day following, Thy banisht trunke be found in our Dominions, The moment is thy death, away. By Iupiter, This shall not be reuok'd,
Kent. Fare thee well King, sith thus thou wilt appeare,
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Freedome liues hence, and banishment is here; The Gods to their deere shelter take thee Maid, That iustly think'st, and hast most rightly said: And your large speeches, may your deeds approue, That good effects may spring from words of loue:
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Thus Kent, O Princes, bids you all adew, Hee'l shape his old course, in a Country new.
Exit. Flourish. Enter Gloster with France, and Bur­gundy, Attendants. Cor.

Heere's France and Burgundy, my Noble Lord.

Lear. My Lord of Burgundie, We first addresse toward you, who with this King
[200]
Hath riuald for our Daughter; what in the least Will you require in present Dower with her, Or cease your quest of Loue?
Bur. Most Royall Maiesty, I craue no more then hath your Highnesse offer'd,
[205]
Nor will you tender lesse?
Lear. Right Noble Burgundy, When she was deare to vs, we did hold her so, But now her price is fallen: Sir, there she stands, If ought within that little seeming substance,
[210]
Or all of it with our displeasure piec'd, And nothing more may fitly like your Grace, Shee's there, and she is yours.
Bur.

I know no answer.

Lear. Will you with those infirmities she owes,
[215]
Vnfriended, new adopted to our hate, Dow'rd with our curse, and stranger'd with our oath, Take her or, leaue her.
Bur. Pardon me Royall Sir, Election makes not vp in such conditions. Le.
[220]
Then leaue her sir, for by the powre that made me, I tell you all her wealth. For you great King, I would not from your loue make such a stray, To match you where I hate, therefore beseech you T'auert your liking a more worthier way,
[225]
Then on a wretch whom Nature is asham'd Almost t'acknowledge hers.
Fra. This is most strange, That she whom euen but now, was your obiect, The argument of your praise, balme of your age,
[230]
The best, the deerest, should in this trice of time Commit a thing so monstrous, to dismantle So many folds of fauour: sure her offence Must be of such vnnaturall degree, That monsters it: Or your fore‐voucht affection
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Fall into taint, which to beleeue of her Must be a faith that reason without miracle Should neuer plant in me.
Cor. I yet beseech your Maiesty. If for I want that glib and oylie Art,
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To speake and purpose not, since what I will intend, Ile do't before I speake, that you make knowne It is no vicious blot, murther, or foulenesse, No vnchaste action or dishonoured step That hath depriu'd me of your Grace and fauour,
[245]
But euen for want of that, for which I am richer, A still soliciting eye, and such a tongue, That I am glad I haue not, though not to haue it, Hath lost me in your liking.
Lear. Better thou had'st
[250]
Not beene borne, then not t'haue pleas'd me better.
Fra. Is it but this? A tardinesse in nature, Which often leaues the history vnspoke That it intends to do: my Lord of Burgundy, What say you to the Lady? Loue's not loue
[255]
When it is mingled with regards, that stands Aloofe from th'intire point, will you haue her? She is herselfe a Dowrie.
Bur. RoyallKing, Giue but that portion which your selfe propos'd,
[260]
And here I take Cordelia by the hand, Dutchesse of Burgundie.
Lear.

Nothing, I haue sworne, I am firme.

Bur. I am sorry then you haue so lost a Father, That you must loose a husband. Cor.
[265]
Peace be with Burgundie, Since that respect and Fortunes are his loue, I shall not be his wife.
Fra. Fairest Cordelia, that art most rich being poore, Most choise forsaken, and most lou'd despis'd,
[270]
Thee and thy vertues here I seize vpon, Be it lawfull I take vp what's cast away. Gods, Gods! 'Tis strange, that from their cold'st neglect My Loue should kindle to enflame'd respect. Thy dowrelesse Daughter King, throwne to my chance,
[275]
Is Queene of vs, of ours, and our faire France: Not all the Dukes of watrish Burgundy, Can buy this vnpriz'd precious Maid of me. Bid them farewell Cordelia, though vnkinde, Thou loosest here a better where to finde.
Lear.
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Thou hast her France, let her be thine, for we Haue no such Daughter, nor shall euer see That face of hers againe, therfore be gone, Without our Grace, our Loue, our Benizon: Come Noble Burgundie.
Flo ri h. Exeunt. Fra.
[285]

Bid farwell to your Sisters.

Cor. The Iewels of our Father, with wash'd eies Cordelia leaues you, I know you what you are, And like a Sister am most loth to call Your faults as they are named. Loue well our Father:
[290]
To your professed bosomes I commit him, But yet alas, stood I within his Grace, I would prefer him to a better place, So farewell to you both.
Regn.

Prescribe not vs our dutie.

Gon.
[295]
Let your study Be to content your Lord, who hath receiu'd you At Fortunes almes, you haue obedience scanted, And well are worth the want that you haue wanted.
Cor. Time shall vnfold what plighted cunning hides,
[300]
Who couers faults, at last with shame derides: Well may you prosper.
Fra.

Come my faire Cordelia.

Exit France and Cor. Gon. Sister, it is not little I haue to say, Of what most neerely appertaines to vs both,
[305]
I thinke our Father will hence to night. with vs.
Reg.

That's most certaine, and with you: next moneth

Gon.

You see how full of changes his age is, the ob­seruation

we haue made of it hath beene little; he always

lou'd our Sister most, and with what poore iudgement he

[310]

hath now cast her off, appeares too grossely.

Reg.

'Tis the infirmity of his age, yet he hath euer but

slenderly knowne himself.

Gon.

The best and soundest of his time hath bin but

rash, then must we looke from his age, to receiue not a­lone

[315]

the imperfections of long Ingrasfed condition, but

therewithall the vnruly way‐wardnesse, that infirme and

cholericke yeares bring with them.

Reg.

Such vnconstant starts are we like to haue from

him, as this of Kents banishment.

Gon.
[320]

There is further complement of leaue‐taking be­tweene

France and him, pray you let vs sit together, if our

Father carry authority with such disposition as he beares,

this last surrender of his will but offend vs.

Reg.

We shall further thinke of it.

Gon.
[325]

We must do something, and i'th' heate.

Exeunt.
 

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      <l n="44">Our daughters seuerall Dowers, that future strife</l>
      <l n="45">May be preuented now. The Princes,<hi rend="italic">France</hi>&amp;<hi rend="italic">Burgundy</hi>,</l>
      <l n="46">Great Riuals in our yongest daughters loue,</l>
      <l n="47">Long in our Court, haue made their amorous soiourne,</l>
      <l n="48">And heere are to be answer'd. Tell me my daughters</l>
      <l n="49">(Since now we will diuest vs both of Rule,</l>
      <l n="50">Interest of Territory, Cares of State)</l>
      <l n="51">Which of you shall we say doth loue vs most,</l>
      <l n="52">That we, our largest bountie may extend</l>
      <l n="53">Where Nature doth with merit challenge.<hi rend="italic">Gon<gap/>rill</hi>,</l>
      <l n="54">Our eldest borne, speake first.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-gon">
      <speaker rend="italic">Gon.</speaker>
      <l n="55">Sir, I loue you more then word can weild y matter,</l>
      <l n="56">Deerer then eye‐sight, space, and libertie,</l>
      <l n="57">Beyond what can be valewed, rich or rare,</l>
      <l n="58">No lesse then life, with grace, health, beauty, honor:</l>
      <l n="59">As much as Childe ere lou'd, or Father found.</l>
      <l n="60">A loue that makes breath poore, and speech vnable,</l>
      <l n="61">Beyond all manner of so much I loue you.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <l n="62">What shall<hi rend="italic">Cordelia</hi>speake? Loue, and be silent.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <l n="63">Of all these bounds euen from this Line, to this,</l>
      <l n="64">With shadowie Forrests, and with Champains rich'd</l>
      <l n="65">With plenteous Riuers, and wide‐skirted Meades</l>
      <l n="66">We make thee Lady. To thine and<hi rend="italic">Albanies</hi>issues</l>
      <l n="67">Be this perpetuall. What sayes our second Daughter?</l>
      <l n="68">Our deerest<hi rend="italic">Regan,</hi>wife of<hi rend="italic">Cornwall?</hi>
      </l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-reg">
      <speaker rend="italic">Reg.</speaker>
      <l n="69">I am made of that selfe‐mettle as my Sister,</l>
      <l n="70">And prize me at her worth. In my true heart,</l>
      <l n="71">I finde she names my very deede of loue:</l>
      <l n="72">Onely she comes too short, that I professe</l>
      <l n="73">My selfe an enemy to all other ioyes,</l>
      <l n="74">Which the most precious square of sense professes,</l>
      <l n="75">And finde I am alone felicitate</l>
      <l n="76">In your deere Highnesse loue.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <l n="77">Then poore<hi rend="italic">Cordelia</hi>,</l>
      <l n="78">And yet not so, since I am sure my loue's</l>
      <l n="79">More ponderous then my tongue.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <l n="80">To thee, and thine hereditarie euer,</l>
      <l n="81">Remaine this ample third of our faire Kingdome,</l>
      <l n="82">No lesse in space, validitie, and pleasure</l>
      <l n="83">Then that confer'd on<hi rend="italic">Gonerill</hi>. Now our Ioy,</l>
      <l n="84">Although our last and least; to whose yong loue,</l>
      <l n="85">The Vines of France, and Milke of Burgundie,</l>
      <l n="86">Striue to be interest. What can you say, to draw</l>
      <l n="87">A third, more opilent then your Sisters? Speake.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <p n="88">Nothing my Lord.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <p n="89">Nothing?</p>
   </sp>
   <pb facs="FFimg:axc0794-0.jpg" n="284"/>
   <cb n="1"/>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <p n="90">Nothing.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <p n="91">Nothing will come of nothing, speake againe.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <l n="92">Vnhappie that I am, I cannot heaue</l>
      <l n="93">My heart into my mouth: I loue your Maiesty</l>
      <l n="94">According to my bond, no more nor lesse.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <l n="95">How, how<hi rend="italic">Cordelia</hi>? Mend your speech a little,</l>
      <l n="96">Least you may marre your Fortunes.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <l n="97">Good my Lord,</l>
      <l n="98">You haue begot me, bred me, lou'd me.</l>
      <l n="99">I returne those duties backe as are right fit,</l>
      <l n="100">Obey you, Loue you, and most Honour you.</l>
      <l n="101">Why haue my Sisters Husbands, if they say</l>
      <l n="102">They loue you all? Happily when I shall wed,</l>
      <l n="103">That Lord, whose hand must take my plight, shall carry</l>
      <l n="104">Halfe my loue with him, halfe my Care, and Dutie,</l>
      <l n="105">Sure I shall neuer marry like my Sisters.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <p n="106">But goes thy heart with this?</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <p n="107">I my good Lord.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <p n="108">So young, and so vntender?</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <p n="109">So young my Lord, and true.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <l n="110">Let it be so, thy truth then be thy dowre:</l>
      <l n="111">For by the sacred radience of the Sunne,</l>
      <l n="112">The miseries of<hi rend="italic">Heccat</hi>and the night:</l>
      <l n="113">By all the operation of the Orbes,</l>
      <l n="114">From whom we do exist, and cease to be,</l>
      <l n="115">Heere I disclaime all my Paternall care,</l>
      <l n="116">Propinquity and property of blood,</l>
      <l n="117">And as a stranger to my heart and me,</l>
      <l n="118">Hold thee from this for euer. The barbarous<hi rend="italic">Scythian</hi>,</l>
      <l n="119">Or he that makes his generation messes</l>
      <l n="120">To gorge his appetite, shall to my bosome</l>
      <l n="121">Be as well neighbour'd, pittied, and releeu'd,</l>
      <l n="122">As thou my sometime Daughter.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-ken">
      <speaker rend="italic">Kent.</speaker>
      <p n="123">Good my Liege.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <l n="124">Peace<hi rend="italic">Kent,</hi>
      </l>
      <l n="125">Come not betweene the Dragon and his wrath,</l>
      <l n="126">I lou'd her most, and thought to set my rest</l>
      <l n="127">On her kind nursery. Hence and avoid my sight:</l>
      <l n="128">So be my graue my peace, as here I giue</l>
      <l n="129">Her Fathers heart from her; call<hi rend="italic">France,</hi>who stirres?</l>
      <l n="130">Call<hi rend="italic">Burgundy, Cornwall</hi>, and<hi rend="italic">Albanie</hi>,</l>
      <l n="131">With my two Daughters Dowres, digest the third,</l>
      <l n="132">Let pride, which she cals plainnesse, marry her:</l>
      <l n="133">I doe inuest you ioyntly with my power,</l>
      <l n="134">Preheminence, and all the large effects</l>
      <l n="135">That troope with Maiesty. Our selfe by Monthly course,</l>
      <l n="136">With reseruation of an hundred Knights,</l>
      <l n="137">By you to be sustain'd, shall our abode</l>
      <l n="138">Make with you by due turne, onely we shall retaine</l>
      <l n="139">The name, and all th'addition to a King: the Sway,</l>
      <l n="140">Reuennew, Execution of the rest,</l>
      <l n="141">Beloued Sonnes be yours, which to confirme,</l>
      <l n="142">This Coronet part betweene you.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-ken">
      <speaker rend="italic">Kent.</speaker>
      <l n="143">Royall<hi rend="italic">Lear,</hi>
      </l>
      <l n="144">Whom I haue euer honor'd as my King,</l>
      <l n="145">Lou'd as my Father, as my Master follow'd,</l>
      <l n="146">As my great Patron thought on in my praiers.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Le.</speaker>
      <l n="147">The bow is bent &amp; drawne, make from the shaft.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-ken">
      <speaker rend="italic">Kent.</speaker>
      <l n="148">Let it fall rather, though the forke inuade</l>
      <l n="149">The region of my heart, be<hi rend="italic">Kent</hi>vnmannerly,</l>
      <l n="150">When<hi rend="italic">Lear</hi>is mad, what wouldest thou do old man?</l>
      <l n="151">Think'st thou that dutie shall haue dread to speake,</l>
      <l n="152">When power to flattery bowes?</l>
      <l n="153">To plainnesse honour's bound,</l>
      <l n="154">When Maiesty falls to folly, reserue thy state,</l>
      <l n="155">And in thy best consideration checke</l>
      <cb n="2"/>
      <l n="156">This hideous rashnesse, answere my life, my<gap/>iudgement:</l>
      <l n="157">Thy yongest Daughter do's not loue thee least,</l>
      <l n="158">Nor are those empty hearted, whose low sounds</l>
      <l n="159">Reuerbe no hollownesse.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <p n="160">
         <hi rend="italic">Kent</hi>, on thy life no more.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-ken">
      <speaker rend="italic">Kent.</speaker>
      <l n="161">My life I neuer held but as pawne</l>
      <l n="162">To wage against thine enemies, nere feare to loose it,</l>
      <l n="163">Thy safety being motiue.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <p n="164">Out of my sight.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-ken">
      <speaker rend="italic">Kent.</speaker>
      <l n="165">See better Lear, and let me still remaine</l>
      <l n="166">The true blanke of thine eie.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Kear.</speaker>
      <p n="167">Now by<hi rend="italic">Apollo</hi>.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-ken">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lent.</speaker>
      <l n="168">Now by<hi rend="italic">Apollo</hi>, King</l>
      <l n="169">Thou swear'st thy Gods in vaine.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <p n="170">O Vassall! Miscreant.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-alb">
      <speaker rend="italic">Alb.</speaker>
      <p n="171">Cor. Deare Sir forbeare.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-ken">
      <speaker rend="italic">Kent.</speaker>
      <l n="172">Kill thy Physition, and thy fee bestow</l>
      <l n="173">Vpon the foule disease, reuoke thy guift,</l>
      <l n="174">Or whil'st I can vent clamour from my throate,</l>
      <l n="175">Ile tell thee thou dost euill.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lea.</speaker>
      <l n="176">Heare me recreant, on thine allegeance heare me;</l>
      <l n="177">That thou hast sought to make vs breake our vowes,</l>
      <l n="178">Which we durst neuer yet; and with strain'd pride,</l>
      <l n="179">To come betwixt our sentences, and our power,</l>
      <l n="180">Which, nor our nature, nor our place can beare;</l>
      <l n="181">Our potencie made good, take thy reward.</l>
      <l n="182">Fiue dayes we do allot thee for prouision,</l>
      <l n="183">To shield thee from disasters of the world,</l>
      <l n="184">And on the sixt to turne thy hated backe</l>
      <l n="185">Vpon our kingdome: if on the tenth day following,</l>
      <l n="186">Thy banisht trunke be found in our Dominions,</l>
      <l n="187">The moment is thy death, away. By<hi rend="italic">Iupiter</hi>,</l>
      <l n="188">This shall not be reuok'd,</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-ken">
      <speaker rend="italic">Kent.</speaker>
      <l n="189">Fare thee well King, sith thus thou wilt appeare,</l>
      <l n="190">Freedome liues hence, and banishment is here;</l>
      <l n="191">The Gods to their deere shelter take thee Maid,</l>
      <l n="192">That iustly think'st, and hast most rightly said:</l>
      <l n="193">And your large speeches, may your deeds approue,</l>
      <l n="194">That good effects may spring from words of loue:</l>
      <l n="195">Thus<hi rend="italic">Kent</hi>, O Princes, bids you all adew,</l>
      <l n="196">Hee'l shape his old course, in a Country new.</l>
   </sp>
   <stage rend="italic rightJustified" type="exit">Exit.</stage>
   <stage rend="italic center" type="business">Flourish.</stage>
   <stage rend="italic center" type="entrance">Enter Gloster with France, and Bur­gundy,
      <lb/>Attendants.</stage>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <p n="197">Heere's<hi rend="italic">France</hi>and<hi rend="italic">Burgundy</hi>, my Noble Lord.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <l n="198">My Lord of<hi rend="italic">Burgundie</hi>,</l>
      <l n="199">We first addresse toward you, who with this King</l>
      <l n="200">Hath riuald for our Daughter; what in the least</l>
      <l n="201">Will you require in present Dower with her,</l>
      <l n="202">Or cease your quest of Loue?</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-bur">
      <speaker rend="italic">Bur.</speaker>
      <l n="203">Most Royall Maiesty,</l>
      <l n="204">I craue no more then hath your Highnesse offer'd,</l>
      <l n="205">Nor will you tender lesse?</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <l n="206">Right Noble<hi rend="italic">Burgundy</hi>,</l>
      <l n="207">When she was deare to vs, we did hold her so,</l>
      <l n="208">But now her price is fallen: Sir, there she stands,</l>
      <l n="209">If ought within that little seeming substance,</l>
      <l n="210">Or all of it with our displeasure piec'd,</l>
      <l n="211">And nothing more may fitly like your Grace,</l>
      <l n="212">Shee's there, and she is yours.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-bur">
      <speaker rend="italic">Bur.</speaker>
      <p n="213">I know no answer.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <l n="214">Will you with those infirmities she owes,</l>
      <l n="215">Vnfriended, new adopted to our hate,</l>
      <l n="216">Dow'rd with our curse, and stranger'd with our oath,</l>
      <l n="217">Take her or, leaue her.</l>
   </sp>
   <pb facs="FFimg:axc0795-0.jpg" n="285"/>
   <cb n="1"/>
   <sp who="#F-lr-bur">
      <speaker rend="italic">Bur.</speaker>
      <l n="218">Pardon me Royall Sir,</l>
      <l n="219">Election makes not vp in such conditions.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Le.</speaker>
      <l n="220">Then leaue her sir, for by the powre that made me,</l>
      <l n="221">I tell you all her wealth. For you great King,</l>
      <l n="222">I would not from your loue make such a stray,</l>
      <l n="223">To match you where I hate, therefore beseech you</l>
      <l n="224">T'auert your liking a more worthier way,</l>
      <l n="225">Then on a wretch whom Nature is asham'd</l>
      <l n="226">Almost t'acknowledge hers.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-fra">
      <speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
      <l n="227">This is most strange,</l>
      <l n="228">That she whom euen but now, was your obiect,</l>
      <l n="229">The argument of your praise, balme of your age,</l>
      <l n="230">The best, the deerest, should in this trice of time</l>
      <l n="231">Commit a thing so monstrous, to dismantle</l>
      <l n="232">So many folds of fauour: sure her offence</l>
      <l n="233">Must be of such vnnaturall degree,</l>
      <l n="234">That monsters it: Or your fore‐voucht affection</l>
      <l n="235">Fall into taint, which to beleeue of her</l>
      <l n="236">Must be a faith that reason without miracle</l>
      <l n="237">Should neuer plant in me.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <l n="238">I yet beseech your Maiesty.</l>
      <l n="239">If for I want that glib and oylie Art,</l>
      <l n="240">To speake and purpose not, since what I will intend,</l>
      <l n="241">Ile do't before I speake, that you make knowne</l>
      <l n="242">It is no vicious blot, murther, or foulenesse,</l>
      <l n="243">No vnchaste action or dishonoured step</l>
      <l n="244">That hath depriu'd me of your Grace and fauour,</l>
      <l n="245">But euen for want of that, for which I am richer,</l>
      <l n="246">A still soliciting eye, and such a tongue,</l>
      <l n="247">That I am glad I haue not, though not to haue it,</l>
      <l n="248">Hath lost me in your liking.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <l n="249">Better thou had'st<gap/>
      </l>
      <l n="250">Not beene borne, then not t'haue pleas'd me better.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-fra">
      <speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
      <l n="251">Is it but this? A tardinesse in nature,</l>
      <l n="252">Which often leaues the history vnspoke</l>
      <l n="253">That it intends to do: my Lord of<hi rend="italic">Burgundy</hi>,</l>
      <l n="254">What say you to the Lady? Loue's not loue</l>
      <l n="255">When it is mingled with regards, that stands</l>
      <l n="256">Aloofe from th'intire point, will you haue her?</l>
      <l n="257">She is herselfe a Dowrie.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-bur">
      <speaker rend="italic">Bur.</speaker>
      <l n="258">RoyallKing,</l>
      <l n="259">Giue but that portion which your selfe propos'd,</l>
      <l n="260">And here I take<hi rend="italic">Cordelia</hi>by the hand,</l>
      <l n="261">Dutchesse of<hi rend="italic">Burgundie.</hi>
      </l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <p n="262">Nothing, I haue sworne, I am firme.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-bur">
      <speaker rend="italic">Bur.</speaker>
      <l n="263">I am sorry then you haue so lost a Father,</l>
      <l n="264">That you must loose a husband.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <l n="265">Peace be with<hi rend="italic">Burgundie</hi>,</l>
      <l n="266">Since that respect and Fortunes are his loue,</l>
      <l n="267">I shall not be his wife.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-fra">
      <speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
      <l n="268">Fairest<hi rend="italic">Cordelia,</hi>that art most rich being poore,</l>
      <l n="269">Most choise forsaken, and most lou'd despis'd,</l>
      <l n="270">Thee and thy vertues here I seize vpon,</l>
      <l n="271">Be it lawfull I take vp what's cast away.</l>
      <l n="272">Gods, Gods! 'Tis strange, that from their cold'st neglect</l>
      <l n="273">My Loue should kindle to enflame'd respect.</l>
      <l n="274">Thy dowrelesse Daughter King, throwne to my chance,</l>
      <l n="275">Is Queene of vs, of ours, and our faire<hi rend="italic">France</hi>:</l>
      <l n="276">Not all the Dukes of watrish<hi rend="italic">Burgundy</hi>,</l>
      <l n="277">Can buy this vnpriz'd precious Maid of me.</l>
      <l n="278">Bid them farewell<hi rend="italic">Cordelia</hi>, though vnkinde,</l>
      <l n="279">Thou loosest here a better where to finde.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-lea">
      <speaker rend="italic">Lear.</speaker>
      <l n="280">Thou hast her<hi rend="italic">France</hi>, let her be thine, for we</l>
      <l n="281">Haue no such Daughter, nor shall euer see</l>
      <l n="282">That face of hers againe, therfore be gone,</l>
      <l n="283">Without our Grace, our Loue, our Benizon:</l>
      <cb n="2"/>
      <l n="284">Come Noble<hi rend="italic">Burgundie.</hi>
      </l>
   </sp>
   <stage rend="italic center" type="business">Flo<gap/>ri<gap/>h.</stage>
   <stage rend="italic rightJustified" type="exit">Exeunt.</stage>
   <sp who="#F-lr-fra">
      <speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
      <p n="285">Bid farwell to your Sisters.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <l n="286">The Iewels of our Father, with wash'd eies</l>
      <l n="287">
         <hi rend="italic">Cordelia</hi>leaues you, I know you what you are,</l>
      <l n="288">And like a Sister am most loth to call</l>
      <l n="289">Your faults as they are named. Loue well our Father:</l>
      <l n="290">To your professed bosomes I commit him,</l>
      <l n="291">But yet alas, stood I within his Grace,</l>
      <l n="292">I would prefer him to a better place,</l>
      <l n="293">So farewell to you both.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-reg">
      <speaker rend="italic">Regn.</speaker>
      <p n="294">Prescribe not vs our dutie.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-gon">
      <speaker rend="italic">Gon.</speaker>
      <l n="295">Let your study</l>
      <l n="296">Be to content your Lord, who hath receiu'd you</l>
      <l n="297">At Fortunes almes, you haue obedience scanted,</l>
      <l n="298">And well are worth the want that you haue wanted.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-cor">
      <speaker rend="italic">Cor.</speaker>
      <l n="299">Time shall vnfold what plighted cunning hides,</l>
      <l n="300">Who couers faults, at last with shame derides:</l>
      <l n="301">Well may you prosper.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-fra">
      <speaker rend="italic">Fra.</speaker>
      <p n="302">Come my faire<hi rend="italic">Cordelia.</hi>
      </p>
   </sp>
   <stage rend="italic rightJustified" type="exit">Exit France and Cor.</stage>
   <sp who="#F-lr-gon">
      <speaker rend="italic">Gon.</speaker>
      <l n="303">Sister, it is not little I haue to say,</l>
      <l n="304">Of what most neerely appertaines to vs both,</l>
      <l n="305">I thinke our Father will hence to night. with vs.</l>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-reg">
      <speaker rend="italic">Reg.</speaker>
      <p n="306">That's most certaine, and with you: next moneth</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-gon">
      <speaker rend="italic">Gon.</speaker>
      <p n="307">You see how full of changes his age is, the ob­seruation
      <lb n="308"/>we haue made of it hath beene little; he always
      <lb n="309"/>lou'd our Sister most, and with what poore iudgement he
      <lb n="310"/>hath now cast her off, appeares too grossely.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-reg">
      <speaker rend="italic">Reg.</speaker>
      <p n="311">'Tis the infirmity of his age, yet he hath euer but
      <lb n="312"/>slenderly knowne himself.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-gon">
      <speaker rend="italic">Gon.</speaker>
      <p n="313">The best and soundest of his time hath bin but
      <lb n="314"/>rash, then must we looke from his age, to receiue not a­lone
      <lb n="315"/>the imperfections of long Ingrasfed condition, but
      <lb n="316"/>therewithall the vnruly way‐wardnesse, that infirme and
      <lb n="317"/>cholericke yeares bring with them.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-reg">
      <speaker rend="italic">Reg.</speaker>
      <p n="318">Such vnconstant starts are we like to haue from
      <lb n="319"/>him, as this of<hi rend="italic">Kents</hi>banishment.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-gon">
      <speaker rend="italic">Gon.</speaker>
      <p n="320">There is further complement of leaue‐taking be­tweene
      <lb n="321"/>
         <hi rend="italic">France</hi>and him, pray you let vs sit together, if our
      <lb n="322"/>Father carry authority with such disposition as he beares,
      <lb n="323"/>this last surrender of his will but offend vs.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-reg">
      <speaker rend="italic">Reg.</speaker>
      <p n="324">We shall further thinke of it.</p>
   </sp>
   <sp who="#F-lr-gon">
      <speaker rend="italic">Gon.</speaker>
      <p n="325">We must do something, and i'th' heate.</p>
   </sp>
   <stage rend="italic rightJustified" type="exit">Exeunt.</stage>
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