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" How does my royal lord? How fares your majesty? LEAR. You do me wrong to take me out o' the grave; thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears do scald like molten lead. "
Characters of Shakespear's Plays - Page 132
by William Hazlitt - 1906 - 268 pages
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Chasing Safiya

Kenneth McGoogan - 1999 - 267 pages
...price." Together, they dissolved in laughter. I retreated to my room as Behroze brought me Shakespeare: "Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound / Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears/Do scald like molten lead." With that, my own tears came: Colette! Oh, Colette! I endure this...
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Virgil: The Aeneid

Philip R. Hardie - 1999 - 399 pages
...preternaturally quiet, still and serene. The words that immediately sound in his mind are from King Lear. "Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound / Upon a wheel of fire". That scene, of Lear's awakening, it is commonly observed, foreshadows elements in Shakespeare's late romances,...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 308 pages
...How does my royal Lord? How fares your Majesty? LEAR You do me wrong to take me out o'th'grave; 45 Thou art a soul in bliss; but I am bound Upon a wheel...Sir, do you know me? LEAR You are a spirit, I know; where did you die? Cordelia is relieved when Lear does recognize her. He says that she has cause to...
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The Oxford Shakespeare: The History of King Lear

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 336 pages
...(to Lear) How does my royal lord? How fares your majesty? LEAR You do me wrong to take me out o'th' grave . Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears 45 Do scald like molten lead . CORDELIA Sir, know me . LEAR You're a spirit, I know. Where did you...
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King Lear: The 1608 Quarto and 1623 Folio Texts

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 270 pages
...white hair) 38 Against beside; fain obliged 40 short broken LEAR You do me wrong to take me out o' th' grave. Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears 47 Do scald like molten lead. CORDELIA Sir, know me. LEAR You're a spirit, I know. Where did you die?...
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Adaptations of Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology of Plays from the ...

Daniel Fischlin, Mark Fortier - 2000 - 320 pages
...Speak to me, Sir, who am I? LEAR You are a Soul in Bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel of Fire, which my own Tears Do scald like Molten Lead. CORDELIA Sir, do you know me? LEAR You are a Spirit, I know, where did you Die? CORDELIA Still, still, far wide. PHYSICIAN Madam, he's scarce awake; he'll soon...
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Shakespeare for My Father: A One-woman Play in Two Acts

Lynn Redgrave, William Shakespeare - 2001 - 61 pages
...face To be expos'd against the warring winds How does my royal lord? How fares your majesty? LEAR. You do me wrong to take me out o' the grave: Thou...LEAR. You are a spirit, I know, when did you die? Where have I been? Where am I? 1 know not what to say. (His right hand is shaking.) I will not swear...
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Soul Mates: Understanding Relationships Across Time

Richard Webster - 2001 - 221 pages
...the nature of the soul, and the word "soul" appears many times in his works. Here are a few examples: Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel...fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. (King Lear) Every subject's duty is the king's; but every subject's soul is his own. (Henry V) Lie...
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Shakespeare's Noise

Kenneth Gross - 2001 - 282 pages
...Lear's utterances has disappeared. His mythic recognitions cannot be disillusioned by his literal ones. Thou art a soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon a wheel...fire that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead. . . . You arc a spirit, I know; where did you die? I know not what to say. I will not swear these are...
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Shakespearean Scholarship: A Guide for Actors and Students

Leslie O'Dell - 2002 - 413 pages
...He mistakes Cordelia for another spirit who has died and says, You do me wrong to take me out o' th' grave, Thou art a Soul in bliss, but I am bound Upon...wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald, like moulten Lead. [4.7.44] Modern actors can participate in die emotional wrenching of die reunion of Cordelia...
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