King Lear Q1

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            <title>True Chronicle Historie ofthe life and
               death of King LEAR and his three
               With the vnfortunate life of Edgar, sonne
               and heire to the Earle of Gloster, and his
               sullen and assumed humor of
               TOM of Bedlam:
               As it was played before the King's Maiestie at Whitehall vpon
               S.Stephans night in Christmas Hollidayes.
               By his Maiesties seruants playing vsually at the Gloabe
               on the Bancke-side.</title>
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            <publisher>Printed for Nathaniel Butter, and are to be sold at his shop in Pauls
               Church-yard at the signe of the Pide Bull neere St. Austins Gate.</publisher>
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              The characters are identified by IDREF pointing to information in the following declarations. 
              <name id="A">Lear; King of Britain</name>
              <name id="B">Gonorill; daughter to Lear</name>
              <name id="C">Regan; daughter to Lear</name>
              <name id="D">Cordelia; daughter to Lear</name>
              <name id="E">Earl of Kent</name>
              <name id="F">Earl of Gloster</name>
              <name id="G">Edgar; son of Gloster</name>
              <name id="H">Edmund; bastard son of Gloster</name>
              <name id="I">Duke of Cornwell</name>
              <name id="J">Duke of Albany</name> 
              <name id="AA">Oswald; stewerd to Gonorill</name>
              <name id="AB">Curan; a courtier</name>
              <name id="AC">Duke of Burgundie</name>
              <name id="AD">King of France</name>
              <name id="AE">Old man; tenant to Gloster</name>
              <name id="AF">Gentleman</name>
              <name id="AG">Doctor</name>
              <name id="AH">Foole</name>
              <name id="AI">Herald</name>
              <name id="AJ">Seruant 1</name> 
              <name id="AK">Seruant 2</name>
			  <name id="AL">Seruant 3</name>
              <name id="AM">Knight</name> 
              <name id="AN">Messenger</name>
              <name id="AP">Captain</name>
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           <language id="Latin">Latin</language> 
M. William Shak-speare
HIS <reg orig="Historie">History</reg>, of King Lear.
<div1 n="1" type="act">
<div2 n="1" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Kent, Gloster, and Bastard.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>I Thought the King had more affected the Duke of Albany <reg orig="then">than</reg> Cornwell.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>It did <reg orig="allwaies">always</reg> <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> so&H52; to&H4; <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg>, but now in&H4; the<lb/>
<reg orig="diuision">division</reg> of the <reg orig="kingdomes">kingdoms</reg>, it <reg orig="appeares">appears</reg> not which&H61; of<lb/>
the Dukes he values most, for&H3; equalities are so&H51; weighed, that&H3; <reg orig="curiositie">curiosity</reg> in&H4; neither, can make <reg orig="choise">choice</reg> of <reg orig="eithers">either's</reg> <reg orig="moytie">moiety</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Is not this your <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> my Lord?</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>His breeding sir hath <reg orig="beene">been</reg> at my charge, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> so&H51; often <reg orig="blusht">blushed</reg> to&H9; acknowledge him, that&H3; now I am <reg orig="braz'd">brazed</reg> to&H4; it.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> I cannot <reg orig="conceiue">conceive</reg> you.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>Sir, this young <reg orig="fellowes">fellow's</reg> mother Could, <reg orig="wherupon">whereupon</reg> <reg orig="shee">she</reg><lb/>
grew <reg orig="round wombed">round-wombed</reg>, and had indeed Sir a <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> for&H4; her&H2; cradle, ere she had a husband for&H4; her&H2; bed, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> you smell a fault?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> I cannot wish the fault <reg orig="vndone">undone</reg>, the issue of it being so&H51; proper.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> But I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> sir a <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> by&H4; order of Law, some <reg orig="yeare">year</reg> elder <reg orig="then">than</reg> this, who&H61; yet is no&H2; <reg orig="deerer">dearer</reg> 
   in&H4; my account, though this<lb/>
<reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> came something <reg orig="sawcely">saucily</reg> into the world before <reg orig="hee">he</reg> was<lb/>
sent for&H5;, yet was his mother <reg orig="faire">fair</reg>, there was good sport at his<lb/>
<reg orig="makeing">making</reg>,<reg orig="&">and</reg>the whoreson must be acknowledged, do, you know<lb/>
this noble gentleman Edmund?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> No&H7; my Lord.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> My Lord of Kent, remember him hereafter as my <reg orig="honorable">honourable</reg> friend.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p>My <reg orig="seruices">services</reg> to&H4; your Lordship.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>I must <reg orig="loue">love</reg> you, and sue to&H9; know you better.</p></sp> 
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> Sir I shall study <reg orig="deseruing">deserving</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Hee">He</reg> hath <reg orig="beene">been</reg> out nine <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>, and away <reg orig="hee">he</reg> shall<lb/> 
<reg orig="againe">again</reg>, the King is <reg orig="comming">coming</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Sound a Sennet,</l></stage>
<stage><l> Enter one bearing a Coronet, then Lear, then the</l>
<l>Dukes of Albany, and Cornwell, next Gonorill, Regan, Cordelia, with followers.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Attend my Lords of France and Burgundy, Gloster.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>I shall my <reg orig="Leige">Liege</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Meane">Mean</reg> time we&Hrp; will&H1; <reg orig="expresse">express</reg> our&Hrp; darker purposes,</l>
<l>The map there; know we&Hrp; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="diuided">divided</reg></l>
<l>In&H4; three, our&Hrp; <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg>; and <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> our&Hrp; first intent,</l>
<l>To&H9; shake all cares and <reg orig="busines">business</reg> of our&Hrp; state,</l>
<l>Confirming them on&H4; <reg orig="yonger">younger</reg> <reg orig="yeares">years</reg>,</l>
<l>The two great Princes France and Burgundy,</l>
<l>Great <reg orig="ryuals">rivals</reg> in&H4; our&Hrp; youngest daughters <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
<l>Long in&H4; our&Hrp; Court <reg orig="haue">have</reg> made their amorous <reg orig="soiourne">sojourn</reg>,</l>
<l>And here are to&H9; be <reg orig="answerd">answered</reg>, tell me my daughters,</l>
<l>Which&H62; of you shall we&Hrp; say doth <reg orig="loue">love</reg> <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg> most,</l>
<l>That&H3; we&Hrp; our&Hrp; largest <reg orig="bountie">bounty</reg> may extend,</l>
<l>Where merit doth most challenge it,</l>
<l>Gonorill our&Hrp; eldest borne, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> first?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Sir I do <reg orig="loue">love</reg> you more <reg orig="then">than</reg> words can <reg orig="weild">wield</reg> the matter,</l>
<l>Dearer <reg orig="then">than</reg> eye-sight, space or <reg orig="libertie">liberty</reg>,</l>
<l>Beyond what can be valued rich or rare,</l>
<l>No&H2; <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> life; with grace, health, <reg orig="beautie">beauty</reg>, honour,</l>
<l>As much a child <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> <reg orig="loued">loved</reg>, or father friend,</l>
<l>A <reg orig="loue">love</reg> that&H61; makes breath <reg orig="poore">poor</reg>, and speech <reg orig="vnable">unable</reg>,</l>
<l>Beyond all manner of so&H51; much I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> you.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>What shall Cordelia <reg orig="doe">do</reg>, <reg orig="loue">love</reg> and be silent.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Of <reg orig="al">all</reg> these bounds, <reg orig="euen">even</reg> from this line to&H4; this,</l>
<l>With shady <reg orig="forrests">forests</reg>, and wide skirted <reg orig="meades">meads</reg>,</l>
<l>We&Hrp; make thee Lady, to&H4; thine and Albaines issue,</l>
<l>Be this <reg orig="perpetuall">perpetual</reg>, what <reg orig="saies">says</reg> our&Hrp; second daughter?</l>
<l>Our&Hrp; <reg orig="deerest">dearest</reg> Regan, wife to&H4; Cornwell, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Sir I am made of the <reg orig="selfe same">selfsame</reg> <reg orig="mettall">metal</reg> that&H61; my sister is,</l>
<l>And prize me at her&H2; worth in&H4; my true heart,</l>
<l>I find she names my very deed of <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, <reg orig="onely">only</reg> she came short,</l>
<l>That&H3; I <reg orig="professe">profess</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> an <reg orig="enemie">enemy</reg> to&H4; all other <reg orig="ioyes">joys</reg>,</l>
<l>Which&H61; the most precious square of <reg orig="sence">sense</reg> possesses,</l>
<l>And find I am alone felicitate, in&H4; your <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="highnes">highness's</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Then <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Cord.<reg orig="&">and</reg> yet not so&H52;, since I am sure</l>
<l>My <reg orig="loues">love is</reg> more richer <reg orig="then">than</reg> my tongue.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> To&H4; thee and thine <reg orig="hereditarie">hereditary</reg> <reg orig="euer">ever</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Remaine">Remain</reg> this ample third of our&Hrp; <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg>,</l>
<l>No&H2; <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> in&H4; space, validity, and pleasure,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> that&H62; <reg orig="confirm'd">confirmed</reg> on&H4; Gonorill, but now our&Hrp; <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg>,</l>
<l>Although the last, not least in&H4; our&Hrp; <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
<l>What can you say to&H9; win a third, more opulent</l>
<l><reg orig="Then"></reg> your <reg orig="sisters">sisters'</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Nothing my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> How, nothing can come of nothing, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.></speaker><l> <reg orig="Vnhappie">Unhappy</reg> that&H3; I am, I cannot <reg orig="heaue">heave</reg> my heart into my</l>
<l>mouth,I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> your <reg orig="Maiestie">Majesty</reg> according to&H4; my bond, nor more nor <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> to&H5;, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> to&H5;, mend your speech a little,</l>
<l><reg orig="Least">Lest</reg> it may mar your fortunes.</l></sp> 
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.></speaker><l> Good my Lord,</l>
<l>You <reg orig="haue">have</reg> begot me, bred me, <reg orig="loued">loved</reg> me,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="returne">return</reg> those duties <reg orig="backe">back</reg> as are right fit,</l>
<l>Obey you, <reg orig="loue">love</reg> you, and most honour you,</l>
<l>Why <reg orig="haue">have</reg> my sisters husbands if they say they <reg orig="loue">love</reg> you all,.</l>
<l><reg orig="Happely">Happily</reg> when I shall wed, that&H62; Lord whose hand</l>
<l>Must take my plight, shall <reg orig="cary">carry</reg> <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> my <reg orig="loue">love</reg> with him,</l>
<l><reg orig="Halfe">Half</reg> my care and duty, sure I shall <reg orig="neuer">never</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Mary">Marry</reg> like&H4; my sisters, to&H9; <reg orig="loue">love</reg> my father all.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> But goes this with thy heart?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> good my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> So&H51; <reg orig="yong">young</reg> and so&H51; <reg orig="vntender">untender</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> So&H51; <reg orig="yong">young</reg> my Lord and true.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Well let it be so&H52;, thy truth then be thy dower,</l>
<l>For&H3; by&H4; the sacred <reg orig="radience">radiance</reg> of the <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="mistresse">mistress</reg> of Heccat, and the might,</l>
<l>By&H4; all the operation of the orbs,</l>
<l>From <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> we&Htp; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="exsist">exist</reg> and cease to&H9; be</l>
<l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> I <reg orig="disclaime">disclaim</reg> all my <reg orig="paternall">paternal</reg> care,</l>
<l><reg orig="Propinquitie">Propinquity</reg> and property of blood,</l>
<l>And as a stranger to&H4; my heart and me</l>
<l><reg orig="Hould">Hold</reg> thee from this <reg orig="for euer">forever</reg>, the barbarous Scythyan,</l>
<l>Or he that&H61; makes his generation</l>
<l>Messes to&H9; gorge his appetite</l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="bee">be</reg> as well <reg orig="neighbour'd">neighboured</reg>, <reg orig="pittyed">pitied</reg> and <reg orig="relieued">relieved</reg></l>
<l>As thou my sometime daughter.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Good my Liege.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Peace Kent, come not between the Dragon his wrath,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg> her&H6; most, and thought to&H9; set my rest</l>
<l>On&H4; her&H2; kind <reg orig="nurcery">nursery</reg>, hence and <reg orig="auoide">avoid</reg> my sight?</l>
<l>So&H52; be my <reg orig="graue">grave</reg> my peace as here I <reg orig="giue">give</reg>,</l>
<l>Her&H2; <reg orig="fathers">father's</reg> heart from her&H6;, call France, who&H62; <reg orig="stirres">stirs</reg>?</l>
<l>Call Burgundy, Cornwell, and Albany,</l>
<l>With my two daughters dower digest this third,</l>
<l>Let pride, which&H61; she <reg orig="cals">calls</reg> <reg orig="plainnes">plainness</reg>, <reg orig="marrie">marry</reg> her&H6;:</l>
<l>I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="inuest">invest</reg> you <reg orig="iointly">jointly</reg> in&H4; my <reg orig="powre">power</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Preheminence">Pre-eminence</reg>, and all the large effects</l>
<l>That&H61; <reg orig="troope">troop</reg> with <reg orig="Maiestie">Majesty</reg>, <reg orig="our selfe">ourself</reg> by&H4; monthly course</l>
<l>With <reg orig="reseruation">reservation</reg> of an hundred knights,</l>
<l>By&H4; you to&H9; be <reg orig="sustayn'd">sustained</reg>, shall our&Hrp; abode</l>
<l>Make with you by&H4; due <reg orig="turnes">turns</reg>, <reg orig="onely">only</reg> we&Hrp; still <reg orig="retaine">retain</reg></l>
<l>The name and all the additions to&H4; a King,</l>
<l>The sway, <reg orig="reuenue">revenue</reg>, execution of the rest,</l>
<l><reg orig="Beloued">Beloved</reg> <reg orig="sonnes">sons</reg> be yours,which&H61; to&H9; <reg orig="confirme">confirm</reg>,</l>
<l>This Coronet part betwixt you.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Royall">Royal</reg> Lear,</l>
<l>Whom I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> <reg orig="honor'd">honoured</reg> as my King,</l>
<l><reg orig="Loued">Loved</reg> as my Father, as my <reg orig="maister">master</reg> followed,</l>
<l>As my great patron thought on&H5; in&H4; my prayers.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> The bow is bent <reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="drawen">drawn</reg> make from the <reg orig="shafte">shaft</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Let it fall rather,</l>
<l>Though the <reg orig="forke">fork</reg> <reg orig="inuade">invade</reg> the region of my heart,</l>
<l>Be Kent <reg orig="vnmannerly">unmannerly</reg> when Lear is man,</l>
<l>What wilt thou <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="ould">old</reg> man, <reg orig="think'st">thinkst</reg> thou that&H3; <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg></l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> dread to&H9; <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>, when power to&H4; <reg orig="flatterie">flattery</reg> <reg orig="bowes">bows</reg>,</l>
<l>To&H4; <reg orig="plainnes">plainness</reg> <reg orig="honours">honour is</reg> bound when <reg orig="Maiesty">Majesty</reg></l>
<l>stoops to&H4; folly, </l>
<l><reg orig="Reuerse">Reverse</reg> thy <reg orig="doome">doom</reg>, and in&H4; thy best consideration</l>
<l><reg orig="Checke">Check</reg> this hideous <reg orig="rashnes">rashness</reg>,<reg orig="answere">answer</reg> my life</l>
<l>My <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg>, thy <reg orig="yongest">youngest</reg> daughter does not <reg orig="loue">love</reg> thee least,</l>
<l>Nor are those empty <reg orig="harted">hearted</reg> whose low, sound</l>
<l><reg orig="Reuerbs">Reverbs</reg> no&H2; <reg orig="hollownes">hollowness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Kent on&H4; thy life no&H2; more.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>My life I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> held but as a <reg orig="pawne">pawn</reg></l>
<l>To&H9; wage against thy enemies, nor <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> to&H9; lose it</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="safty">safety</reg> being the <reg orig="motiue">motive</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Out of my sight.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>See better Lear and let me still <reg orig="remaine">remain</reg>,</l>
<l>The true <reg orig="blanke">blank</reg> of thine eye.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Now by&H4; Appollo,</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Now by&H4; Appollo King thou swearest thy Gods in&H4; <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Vassall">Vassal</reg>, recreant.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Doe">Do</reg>, kill thy <reg orig="Physicion">Physician</reg>,</l>
<l>And the fee bestow <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> disease,</l>
<l><reg orig="Reuoke">Revoke</reg> thy <reg orig="doome">doom</reg>, or whilst I can vent clamour</l>
<l>From my throat, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> tell thee thou dost <reg orig="euill">evil</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Heare">Hear</reg> me, on&H4; thy <reg orig="allegeance">allegiance</reg> <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> me?</l>
<l>Since thou hast sought to&H9; make <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg> <reg orig="breake">break</reg> our&Hrp; vow,</l>
<l>Which&H61; we&Hrp; durst <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> yet; and with <reg orig="straied">strayed</reg> pride,</l>
<l>To&H9; come <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> our&Hrp; sentence and our&Hrp; <reg orig="powre">power</reg>,</l>
<l>Which&H61; nor our&Hrp; nature nor our&Hrp; place can <reg orig="beare">bear</reg>,</l>
<l>Our&Hrp; potency made good,take thy reward,</l>
<l><reg orig="Foure">Four</reg> <reg orig="dayes">days</reg> we&Hrp; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> allot thee for&H4; <reg orig="prouision">provision</reg>,</l>
<l>To&H9; shield thee from diseases of the world,</l>
<l>And on&H4; the <reg orig="fift">fifth</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> thy hated <reg orig="backe">back</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon">Upon&H4;</reg> our&Hrp; <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg>, if on&H4; the tenth day following,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> <reg orig="truncke">trunk</reg> be found in&H4; our&Hrp; dominions,</l>
<l>The moment is thy death, away, by&H4; <reg orig="Iupiter">Jupiter</reg></l>
<l>This shall not be <reg orig="reuokt">revoked</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Why fare thee well king, since thus thou wilt <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg>,</l>
<l>Friendship <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> hence, and banishment is here,</l>
<l>The Gods to&H4; their protection take the <reg orig="maide">maid</reg>,</l>
<l>That&H61; rightly thinks, and hast most <reg orig="iustly">justly</reg> said,</l>
<l>And your large speeches may your <reg orig="deedes">deeds</reg> <reg orig="approue">approve</reg>,</l>
<l>That&H3; good effects may spring from <reg orig="wordes">words</reg> of <reg orig="loue">love</reg>:</l>
<l>Thus Kent O Princes, bids you all <reg orig="adew">adieu</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Heele">He will&H1;</reg> shape his old course in&H4; a <reg orig="countrie">country</reg> new.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter France and Burgundie with Gloster.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Heers">Here is</reg> France and <reg orig="Burgundie">Burgundy</reg> my noble Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>My <reg orig="L">Lord</reg>. of <reg orig="Burgundie">Burgundy</reg>,we&Hrp; first <reg orig="addres">address</reg> towards you,</l>
<l>Who&H61; with a King hath <reg orig="riuald">rivaled</reg> for&H4; our&Hrp; daughter,</l>
<l>What in&H4; the least will&H1; you require in&H4; present</l>
<l>Dower with her&H6;, or cease your quest of <reg orig="loue">love</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AC"><speaker>Burg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Royall">Royal</reg> <reg orig="maiesty">majesty</reg>,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="craue">crave</reg> no&H2; more <reg orig="then">than</reg> what</l>
<l>Your <reg orig="highnes">highness</reg> offered, nor will&H1; you tender <reg orig="lesse">less</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Right noble <reg orig="Burgundie">Burgundy</reg>,when she was <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> to&H4; <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg></l>
<l>We&Hrp; did hold her&H6; so&H52;, but now her&H2; prise is fallen,</l>
<l>Sir there she stands, if <reg orig="ought">aught</reg> within that&H62; little</l>
<l>Seeming substance, or <reg orig="al">all</reg> of it with our&Hrp; displeasure <reg orig="peec'st">piecest</reg>,</l>
<l>And nothing else may fitly like&H1; your grace,</l>
<l><reg orig="Shees">She is</reg> there, and she is yours.</l></sp>
<sp who="AC"><speaker>Burg.</speaker><l> I know no&H2; answer.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Sir will&H1; you with those infirmities she owes,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vnfriended">unfriended</reg>, new adopted to&H4; our&Hrp; hate,</l>
<l><reg orig="Couered">Covered</reg> with our&Hrp; curse, and <reg orig="stranger'd">strangered</reg> with our&Hrp; <reg orig="oth">oath</reg>,</l>
<l>Take her&H6; or <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> her&H6;.</l></sp>
<sp who="AC"><speaker>Burg.</speaker><l> Pardon me <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> sir, election makes not <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg></l>
<l>On&H4; such conditions.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Then <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> her&H6; sir, for&H3; by&H4; the <reg orig="powre">power</reg> that&H61; made me</l>
<l>I tell you all her&H2; wealth, for&H4; you great King,</l>
<l>I would not from your <reg orig="loue">love</reg> make such a stray,</l>
<l>To&H9; match you where I hate, therefore beseech you,</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="auert">avert</reg> your liking a more worthier way,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> on&H4; a wretch <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> nature is ashamed</l>
<l>Almost to&H9; acknowledge hers.</l></sp>
<sp who="AD"><speaker>Fra.</speaker><l>This is most strange, that&H3; she, that&H61; <reg orig="euen">even</reg> but now</l>
<l>Was your best <reg orig="obiect">object</reg>, the argument of your praise,</l>
<l><reg orig="Balme">Balm</reg> of your age,most best, most <reg orig="deerest">dearest</reg>,</l>
<l>Should in&H4; this trice of time commit a thing,</l>
<l>So&H51; monstrous to&H9; <reg orig="dismantell">dismantle</reg> so&H51; many <reg orig="foulds">folds</reg> of <reg orig="fauour">favour</reg>,</l>
<l>Sure her&H2; offence must be of such <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg> degree,</l>
<l>That&H61; monsters it, or you for&H4; <reg orig="voucht">vouched</reg> affections</l>
<l><reg orig="Falne">Fallen</reg> into taint, which&H61; to&H9; <reg orig="beleeue">believe</reg> of her&H6;</l>
<l>Must be a faith that&H3; reason without miracle</l>
<l>Could <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> plant in&H4; me.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>I yet beseech your <reg orig="Maiestie">Majesty</reg>,</l>
<l>If for&H3; I want that&H62; glib and <reg orig="oyly">oily</reg> Art&H0;,</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> and purpose not, since what I well <reg orig="entend">intend</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. <reg orig="do't">do it</reg> before I <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>, that&H3; you may know</l>
<l>It is no&H2; vicious blot, murder or <reg orig="foulnes">foulness</reg>,</l>
<l>No&H2; <reg orig="vncleane">unclean</reg> action or <reg orig="dishonord">dishonoured</reg> step</l>
<l>That&H61; hath <reg orig="depriu'd">deprived</reg> me of your grace and <reg orig="fauour">favour</reg>,</l>
<l>But <reg orig="euen">even</reg> for&H4; want of that&H62;, for&H4; which&H61; I am rich,</l>
<l>A still soliciting eye, and such a tongue,</l>
<l>As I am glad I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> not, though not to&H9; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it,</l>
<l>Hath lost me in&H4; your liking.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> to&H5;, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> to&H5;, better thou hadst not <reg orig="bin">been</reg> borne,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> not to&H9; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="pleas'd">pleased</reg> me better.</l></sp>
<sp who="AD"><speaker>Fra.></speaker><l> Is it no&H2; more but this, a <reg orig="tardines">tardiness</reg> in&H4; nature,</l>
<l>That&H61; often <reg orig="leaues">leaves</reg> the <reg orig="historie">history</reg> <reg orig="vnspoke">unspoke</reg> that&H61; it intends to&H9; do,</l>
<l>My Lord of <reg orig="Burgundie">Burgundy</reg>,what say you to&H4; the Lady?</l>
<l><reg orig="Loue">Love</reg> is not <reg orig="loue">love</reg> when it is mingled with respects that&H61; stands</l>
<l><reg orig="Aloofe">Aloof</reg> from the <reg orig="intire">entire</reg> point <reg orig="wil">will&H1;</reg> you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> her&H6;?</l>
<l>She is <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg>  and <reg orig="dowre">dower</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AC"><speaker>Burg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Royall">Royal</reg> Leir,</l>
<l><reg orig="giue">give</reg> but that&H62; portion</l>
<l>Which&H61; <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> <reg orig="proposd">proposed</reg>,and here I take Cordelia</l>
<l>By&H4; the hand, <reg orig="Dutches">Duchess</reg> of <reg orig="Burgundie">Burgundy</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Nothing, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="sworne">sworn</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AC"><speaker>Burg.</speaker><l>I am <reg orig="sory">sorry</reg> then you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> so&H52; lost a father,</l>
<l>That&H3; you must <reg orig="loose">lose</reg> a husband.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Peace be with <reg orig="Burgundie">Burgundy</reg>, since that&H3; respects</l>
<l>Of fortune are his <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, I shall not be his wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="AD"><speaker>Fra.</speaker><l>Fairest Cordelia that&H61; art most rich being <reg orig="poore">poor</reg>,</l>
<l>Most <reg orig="choise">choice</reg> forsaken,and most <reg orig="loued">loved</reg> <reg orig="despisd">despised</reg>,</l>
<l>Thee and thy <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg> here I <reg orig="ceaze">seize</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H5;</reg>,</l>
<l>Be it <reg orig="lawfull">lawful</reg> I take <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> <reg orig="whats">what is</reg>. cast away,</l>
<l>Gods, Gods! <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> strange,that&H3; from their <reg orig="couldst">coldest</reg>. neglect,</l>
<l>My <reg orig="loue">love</reg> should kindle to&H4; <reg orig="inflam'd">inflamed</reg> respect,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="dowreles">dowerless</reg> daughter King <reg orig="throwne">thrown</reg> to&H4; thy chance,</l>
<l>Is <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> of <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg>, of ours&Hrp;,and our&Hrp; <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> France:</l>
<l>Not all the Dukes in&H4; <reg orig="watrish">waterish</reg> <reg orig="Burgundie">Burgundy</reg>,</l>
<l>Shall buy this <reg orig="vnprizd">unprized</reg> precious <reg orig="maide">maid</reg> of me,</l>
<l>Bid them farewell Cordelia, though <reg orig="vnkind">unkind</reg></l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="loosest">losest</reg> here, a better where to&H9; find.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Thou hast her&H6; France, let her&H6; be thine,</l>
<l>For&H3; we&Hrp; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> no&H2; such daughter, nor shall <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> see</l>
<l>That&H62; face of hers <reg orig="againe">again</reg>,<reg orig="therfore">therefore</reg> be gone,</l>
<l>Without our&Hrp; grace, our&Hrp; <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, our&Hrp; <reg orig="benizon">benison</reg>? come noble Burgundy.</l></sp> 
<stage><l>Exit Lear and Burgundie.</l></stage>
<sp who="AD"><speaker>Fra.</speaker><l>Bid farewell to&H4; your sisters?</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>The <reg orig="iewels">jewels</reg> of our&Htp; father,</l>
<l>With <reg orig="washt">washed</reg> eyes Cordelia <reg orig="leaues">leaves</reg> you, I know you what you are,</l>
<l>And like&H4; a sister am most loath to&H9; call your faults</l>
<l>As they are named, <reg orig="vse">use</reg> well our&Htp; Father,</l>
<l>To&H4; your professed bosoms I commit him,</l>
<l>But yet alas stood I within his grace,</l>
<l>I would <reg orig="preferre">prefer</reg> him to&H4; a better place:</l>
<l>So&H3; farewell to&H4; you both?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Prescribe not <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> our&Htp; duties?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Let your study be to&H9; content your Lord,</l>
<l>Who&H61; hath <reg orig="receaued">received</reg> you at Fortunes <reg orig="almes">alms</reg>,</l>
<l>You <reg orig="haue">have</reg> obedience scanted,</l>
<l>And well are worth the worth that&H61; you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> wanted.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l>Time <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> <reg orig="vnfould">unfold</reg> what pleated cunning hides,</l>
<l>Who&H61; <reg orig="couers">covers</reg> faults, at last shame them derides:</l>
<l>Well may you prosper.</l></sp>
<sp who="AD"><speaker>Fra.</speaker><l>Come <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> Cordelia? </l></sp>
<stage><l>Exit France & Cord.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><p>Sister, it is not a little I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> to&H9; say,<lb/>
Of what most <reg orig="neerely">nearly</reg> <reg orig="appertaines">appertains</reg> to&H4; <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> both,<lb/>
I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> our&Htp; father will&H1; hence <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><p><reg orig="Thats">That&H62; is</reg> most <reg orig="certaine">certain</reg>, and with you, next <reg orig="moneth">month</reg> with <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><p>You see how full of changes his age is the <reg orig="obseruation">observation</reg> we&Htp;<lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> made of it hath not <reg orig="bin">been</reg> little; <reg orig="hee">he</reg> <reg orig="alwaies">always</reg> <reg orig="loued">loved</reg> our&Htp; sister<lb/>
most, and with what <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg> <reg orig="hee">he</reg> hath now cast her&H6;<lb/>
off, <reg orig="appeares">appears</reg> too <reg orig="grosse">gross</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><p><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. the <reg orig="infirmitie">infirmity</reg> of his age, yet <reg orig="hee">he</reg> hath <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> but slenderly <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><p>The best and soundest of his time hath <reg orig="bin">been</reg> but rash,<lb/>
then must we&Htp; <reg orig="looke">look</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="receiue">receive</reg> from his age not alone the imperfection of long ingrafted condition, but <reg orig="therwithal">therewithal</reg> <reg orig="vnruly">unruly</reg> <reg orig="waywardnes">waywardness</reg>, that&H61; <reg orig="infirme">infirm</reg> and <reg orig="cholericke">choleric</reg> <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> bring with them.</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><p>Such <reg orig="vnconstant">unconstant</reg> starts are we&Htp; like&H5; to&H9; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> from him, as<lb/>
this of Kents banishment.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><p>There is further <reg orig="complement">compliment</reg> of <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> taking <reg orig="betweene">between</reg><lb/>
France and him,pray <reg orig="lets">let us&Htp;</reg> hit together, if our&Htp; Father <reg orig="cary">carry</reg> authority with such dispositions as he <reg orig="beares">bears</reg>, this last surrender of his,<lb/>
will&H1; but offend <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>,</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><p> We&Htp; shall further <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="on't">on&H4; it</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><p> We&Htp; must <reg orig="doe">do</reg> something, and <reg orig="it'h">in&H4; the</reg> <reg orig="heate">heat</reg>. </p></sp>
   <div2 n="2" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Bastard Solus.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l>Thou Nature art my <reg orig="Goddesse">Goddess</reg>, to&H4; thy law my <reg orig="seruices">services</reg></l>
<l>are bound, wherefore should I stand in&H4; the plague of <reg orig="custome">custom</reg>,</l>
<l>and permit the <reg orig="curiositie">curiosity</reg> of nations to&H9; <reg orig="depriue">deprive</reg> me, for&H3; that&H3; I am</l>
<l>some <reg orig="twelue">twelve</reg> or <reg orig="14.">fourteen</reg> <reg orig="mooneshines">moonshines</reg> lag of a brother, why bastard?</l>
<l><reg orig="wherfore">wherefore</reg> base, when my <reg orig="dementions">dimensions</reg> are as well compact, my</l>
   <l>mind as generous, and my shape as true as honest <reg orig="madams">madam's</reg> issue,</l>
<l>why brand they <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> with base, base <reg orig="bastardie">bastardy</reg>? who&H61; in&H4; the lusty</l>
<l>stealth of nature, take more composition and <reg orig="feirce">fierce</reg> quality,<reg orig="then">than</reg></l>
<l>doth within a stale dull <reg orig="lyed">lied</reg> bed, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> to&H4; the creating of a whole</l>
<l>tribe of fops got <reg orig="tweene">tween</reg> <reg orig="a sleepe">asleep</reg> and wake; well the legitimate</l>
<l>Edgar I must <reg orig="haue">have</reg> your land, our&Htp; <reg orig="Fathers">Father's</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> is to&H4; the bastard</l>
<l>Edmund as to&H4; the legitimate, well my legitimate, if this letter</l>
<l><reg orig="speede">speed</reg>,and my <reg orig="inuention">invention</reg> <reg orig="thriue">thrive</reg>, Edmund the base</l>
<l>shall <reg orig="tooth'legitimate">to&H4; the legitimate</reg>: I grow, I prosper, now Gods stand <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> for&H4; Bastards.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Gloster.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Kent <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> thus, and France in&H4; <reg orig="choller">choler</reg> parted, and</l>
<l>the King gone <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>, <reg orig="subscribd">subscribed</reg> his power, confined to&H4; exhibition, all this <reg orig="donne">done</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> the <reg orig="gadde">gad</reg>; Edmund how now</l>
<l>what <reg orig="newes">news</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l>So&H3; please your Lordship, none:</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> Why so&H51; earnestly <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> you to&H9; put <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> that&H62; letter?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> I know no&H2; <reg orig="newes">news</reg> my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>What paper were you reading?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> Nothing my Lord,</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> No&H7;, what <reg orig="needes">needs</reg> then that&H62; <reg orig="terribe">terrible</reg> dispatch of it into<lb/>
your pocket, the <reg orig="qualitie">quality</reg> of nothing hath not such need to&H9; hide<lb/>
<reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg>, <reg orig="lets">let us&Htp;</reg> see, come if it <reg orig="bee">be</reg> nothing I shall not <reg orig="neede">need</reg> spectacles.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> I beseech you Sir pardon me, it is a letter from my brother,<lb/>
that&H61; I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> not all <reg orig="ore read">over-read</reg>, for&H3; so&H51; much as I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> perused, I find it<lb/>
not fit for&H4; your liking.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me the letter sir.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> I shall offend either to&H9; <reg orig="detaine">detain</reg> or <reg orig="giue">give</reg> it, the contents<lb/>
as in&H4; part I <reg orig="vnderstand">understand</reg> them, are <reg orig="too">to&H4;</reg> blame.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Lets">Let us&Htp;</reg> see, <reg orig="lets">let us&Htp;</reg> see?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> I hope for&H4; my brothers <reg orig="iustification">justification</reg>, he <reg orig="wrot">wrote</reg> this but<lb/>
as an essay, or <reg orig="tast">taste</reg> of my vertue.</p></sp>
<stage><l>A Letter.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> This <reg orig="policie">policy</reg> of age makes the world bitter to&H4; the best<lb/>
of our&Htp; times, <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> our&Htp; fortunes from <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> till our&Htp; <reg orig="oldnes">oldness</reg> cannot<lb/>
relish them, I begin to&H9; find an idle and fond bondage in&H4; the oppression of aged tyranny, who&H61; <reg orig="swaies">sways</reg> not as it hath power, but as<lb/>
it is suffered, come to&H4; me, that&H3; of this I may <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> more, if our&Htp;<lb/>
father would <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> till I <reg orig="wakt">waked</reg> him, you should <reg orig="inioy">enjoy</reg> <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> his<lb/>
<reg orig="reuenew">revenue</reg> <reg orig="for euer">forever</reg>, and <reg orig="liue">live</reg> the <reg orig="beloued">beloved</reg> of your brother Edgar.<lb/>
Hum, <reg orig="conspiracie">conspiracy</reg>, slept till I <reg orig="wakt">waked</reg> him, you should <reg orig="enioy">enjoy</reg> <reg orig="halfe">half</reg><lb/>
his <reg orig="reuenew">revenue</reg>, my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> Edgar, had <reg orig="hee">he</reg> a hand to&H9; write this, a<lb/>
hart,and <reg orig="braine">brain</reg> to&H9; breed it in&H5;, when came this to&H4; you, who&H61;<lb/>
brought it?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> It was not brought me my Lord, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> the cunning of<lb/>
it, I found it <reg orig="throwne">thrown</reg> in&H5; at the casement of my closet.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> You know the <reg orig="Caractar">Character</reg> to&H9; be your <reg orig="brothers">brother's</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> If the matter were good, my Lord I durst <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> it were<lb/>
his but in&H4; respect, of that&H62; I would <reg orig="faine">fain</reg> <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> it were not, </p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> It is his?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> It is his hand my Lord, but I hope his heart is not in&H4;<lb/>
the contents.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> Hath he <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> heretofore sounded you in&H4; this <reg orig="busines">business</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Neuer">Never</reg> my Lord, but I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> often heard him <reg orig="maintaine">maintain</reg><lb/>
it to&H9; be fit, that&H3; sons at <reg orig="perfit">perfect</reg> age,<reg orig="&">and</reg> fathers declining, his father<lb/>
should be as ward to&H4; the <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>, and the <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> <reg orig="mannage">manage</reg> the <reg orig="reuenew">revenue</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> O <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>, <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>, his very opinion in&H4; the letter, abhorred <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>, <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg> detested brutish <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>, worse <reg orig="then">than</reg><lb/>
brutish, go sir <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> him, I apprehend him, <reg orig="abhominable">abominable</reg> <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg><lb/>
where is he?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not well know my Lord, if it shall please you to&H9;<lb/>
suspend your indignation against my brother, <reg orig="til">till</reg> you can <reg orig="deriue">derive</reg><lb/>
from him better testimony of this intent: you should run a <reg orig="certaine">certain</reg> course, where if you violently proceed against him, mistaking his purpose, it would make a great gap in&H4; your <reg orig="owne">own</reg><lb/>
honour,<reg orig="&">and</reg>shake in&H4; <reg orig="peeces">pieces</reg> the heart of his obedience, I dare pawn<lb/>
<reg orig="downe">down</reg> my life for&H4; him, he hath wrote this to&H9; <reg orig="feele">feel</reg> my affection<lb/>
to&H4; your honour, and to&H4; no&H2; further pretence of danger.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Thinke">Think</reg> you so&H52;?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p>If your honour <reg orig="iudge">judge</reg> it <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>, I will&H1; place you where<lb/>
you shall <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> <reg orig="conferre">confer</reg> of this, and by&H4; an <reg orig="aurigular">auricular</reg> assurance<lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> your satisfaction, and that&H62; without any further delay <reg orig="then">than</reg><lb/>
this very <reg orig="euening">evening</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> He cannot be such a monster.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> Nor is not sure.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> To&H4; his father, that&H61; so&H51; tenderly and <reg orig="intirely">entirely</reg> <reg orig="loues">loves</reg> him,<lb/>
<reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg> and earth! Edmund <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> him out, wind <reg orig="mee">me</reg> into him, I<lb/>
pray you frame your <reg orig="busines">business</reg> after your own <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg>, I would<lb/>
<reg orig="vnstate">unstate</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> to&H9; be in&H4; a due resolution.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> I shall <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> him sir presently, <reg orig="conuey">convey</reg> the <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> as I<lb/>
shall see <reg orig="meanes">means</reg>, and acquaint you <reg orig="withall">withal</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> These late eclipses in&H4; the <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg> and <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg> portend<lb/>
no&H2; good to&H4; <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>, though the <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg> of nature can reason thus<lb/>
and thus, yet nature finds <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> <reg orig="scourg'd">scourged</reg> by&H4; the sequent effects,<lb/>
<reg orig="loue">love</reg> <reg orig="cooles">cools</reg>, friendship <reg orig="fals">falls</reg> off, brothers <reg orig="diuide">divide</reg>, in&H4; <reg orig="Citties">Cities</reg> mutinies, in&H4; Countries discords, <reg orig="Pallaces">Palaces</reg> treason, the bond <reg orig="crackt">cracked</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="betweene">between</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> and father; find out this <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg> Edmund, it <reg orig="shal">shall</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="loose">lose</reg> thee nothing, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> it carefully, and the noble and true <reg orig="harted">hearted</reg> Kent <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg>, his offence honest, strange strange!</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> This is the excellent foppery of the world, that&H3; when<lb/>
we&Htp; are <reg orig="sicke">sick</reg> in&H4; Fortune, often the surfeit of our&Htp; <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="behauiour">behaviour</reg>,<lb/>
we&Htp; make <reg orig="guiltie">guilty</reg> of our&Htp; disasters, the <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>, the <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg>, and the<lb/>
<reg orig="Starres">Stars</reg>, as if we&Htp; were <reg orig="Villaines">Villains</reg> by&H4; <reg orig="necessitie">necessity</reg>, <reg orig="Fooles">Fools</reg> by&H4; <reg orig="heauenly">heavenly</reg> compulsion, Knaues, <reg orig="Theeues">Thieves</reg>, and <reg orig="Trecherers">Treacherers</reg> by&H4; <reg orig="spirituall">spiritual</reg><lb/>
predominance, Drunkards, <reg orig="Lyars">Liars</reg>,and Adulterers by&H4; an <reg orig="enforst">enforced</reg><lb/>
obedience of <reg orig="planitary">planetary</reg> influence, and all that&H61; <reg orig="wee">we&Htp;</reg> are <reg orig="euill">evil</reg> in&H5;,<lb/>
by&H4; a <reg orig="diuine">divine</reg> thrusting on&H5;, an admirable <reg orig="euasion">evasion</reg> of whoremaster<lb/>
man, to&H9; lay his <reg orig="gotish">goatish</reg> disposition to&H4; the charge of <reg orig="Starres">Stars</reg>: my<lb/>
Father compounded with my Mother <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> the <reg orig="Dragons">Dragon's</reg> <reg orig="taile">tail</reg>,<lb/>
and my <reg orig="natiuitie">nativity</reg> was <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> Vrsa <reg orig="maior">major</reg>, so&H3; that&H3; it <reg orig="followes">follows</reg>,I am<lb/>
rough and lecherous, Fut,I should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> that&H62; I am, had the<lb/>
<reg orig="maidenlest">maidenliest</reg> <reg orig="starre">star</reg> of the Firmament <reg orig="twinckled">twinkled</reg> on&H4; my bastardy<lb/>
<del>er Edgar</del>Edgar; and out <reg orig="hee">he</reg> comes like&H4; the Catastrophe of the old Comedy, mine is <reg orig="villanous">villainous</reg> melancholy, with a <corr sic="sith">sigh</corr> like&H4; them of<lb/>
Bedlam; O these eclipses <reg orig="doe">do</reg> portend these <reg orig="diuisions">divisions</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> How now brother Edmund, what serious contemplation are you in&H5;?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> I am thinking brother of a prediction I read this other<lb/>
day, what should follow these Eclipses.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> you <reg orig="busie">busy</reg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> about that&H62;?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> I promise you the effects he writ of, succeed <reg orig="vnhappily">unhappily</reg>,<lb/>
as of <reg orig="vnnaturalnesse">unnaturalness</reg> <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> the child and the parent, death,<lb/>
dearth, dissolutions of ancient amities, <reg orig="diuisions">divisions</reg> in&H4; state, menaces and maledictions against King and nobles, needles diffidences, banishment <reg orig="offriends">of friends</reg>, dissipation of Cohorts, nuptial breaches, and I know not what.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> How long <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you <reg orig="beene">been</reg> a sectary <reg orig="Astronomicall">Astronomical</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> Come, come, when saw you my father last?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> Why, the night gon by&H5;.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> Spake you with him?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>Two <reg orig="houres">hours</reg> together.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> Parted you in&H4; good <reg orig="tearmes">terms</reg>? found you no&H2; displeasure<lb/>
in&H4; him by&H4; word or countenance?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> None at all.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Bethinke">Bethink</reg> <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> wherein you may <reg orig="haue">have</reg> offended<lb/>
him, and at my <reg orig="intreatie">entreaty</reg>, <reg orig="forbeare">forbear</reg> his presence, till some little<lb/>
time hath qualified the heat of his displeasure, which&H61; at this instant so&H51; rageth in&H4; him, that&H3; with the <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg>,of your <reg orig="parson">person</reg> it<lb/>
would scarce allay.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> Some <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg> hath done me wrong.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Thats">That&H62; is</reg> my <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> brother, I <reg orig="aduise">advise</reg> you to&H4; the best, <reg orig="goe">go</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="arm'd">armed</reg>, I am no&H2; honest man if there <reg orig="bee">be</reg> any good meaning towards you, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> told you what I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> <reg orig="&">and</reg>heard, but faintly, nothing like&H4; the image and horror of it, pray you away</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> Shall I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> from you anon?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> you in&H4; this <reg orig="busines">business</reg>: </l></sp>
<stage><l>Exit Fdgar</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l>A credulous Father, and a brother noble,</l>
<l>Whose nature is so&H51; <reg orig="farre">far</reg> from doing <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg>,</l>
<l>That&H3; he suspects none, on&H4; whose foolish honesty</l>
<l>My practises ride <reg orig="easie">easy</reg>, I see the <reg orig="busines">business</reg>,</l>
<l>Let me if not by&H4; birth, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> lands by&H4; wit,</l>
<l>All with <reg orig="me's">me is</reg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>, that&H61; I can fashion fit.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="3" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Gonorill and Gentleman.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Did my Father strike my gentleman for&H4; chiding of his</l>
<l><reg orig="foole">fool</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Yes Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>By&H4; day and night he wrongs me,</l>
<l><reg orig="Euery">Every</reg> <reg orig="houre">hour</reg> he flashes into one <reg orig="grosse">gross</reg> crime or other</l>
<l>That&H61; sets <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> all at <reg orig="ods">odds</reg>, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> not <reg orig="indure">endure</reg> it,</l>
<l>His Knights grow <reg orig="ryotous">riotous</reg>, and <reg orig="him selfe">himself</reg> <reg orig="obrayds">upbraids</reg> <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>,</l>
<l>On&H4; <reg orig="euery">every</reg> <reg orig="trifell">trifle</reg> when he <reg orig="returnes">returns</reg> from hunting,</l>
<l>I will&H1; not <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with him, say I am <reg orig="sicke">sick</reg>,</l>
<l>If you come <reg orig="slacke">slack</reg> of former <reg orig="seruices">services</reg>,</l>
<l>You shall <reg orig="doe">do</reg> well, the fault of it <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="answere">answer</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l><reg orig="Hee's">He is</reg> coming Madam, I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Put on&H5; what <reg orig="wearie">weary</reg> negligence you please, you and your</l>
<l>fellow <reg orig="seruants">servants</reg>, <reg orig="i'de">I would</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it come in&H4; question, if he dislike it, let</l>
<l>him to&H4; our&Hrp; sister, whose mind and mine I know in&H4; that&H62; are one,</l>
<l>not to&H9; be <reg orig="ouerruld">overruled</reg>; idle old man that&H61; still would manage those</l>
<l>authorities that&H61; <reg orig="hee">he</reg> hath <reg orig="giuen">given</reg> away, now by&H4; my life old <reg orig="fooles">fools</reg></l>
<l>are babes again, <reg orig="&">and</reg> must be <reg orig="vs'd">used</reg> with <reg orig="checkes">checks</reg> as flatteries, when</l>
<l>they are <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> <reg orig="abusd">abused</reg>, remember what I tell you.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Very well Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>And let his Knights <reg orig="haue">have</reg> colder looks among you, what</l>
<l><reg orig="growes">grows</reg> of it no&H2; matter, <reg orig="aduise">advise</reg> your <reg orig="fellowes">fellows</reg> so&H52;, I would breed</l>
<l>from hence occasions, and I shall, that&H3; I may <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> write</l>
<l>straight to&H4; my sister to&H9; <reg orig="hould">hold</reg> my very course, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> prepare for&H4;</l>
<div2 n="4" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Kent.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>If but as well I other accents borrow, that&H61; can my speech</l>
<l>defuse, my good intent may carry through <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> to&H4; that&H62; full issue for&H4; which&H61; I <reg orig="raz'd">razed</reg> my <reg orig="likenes">likeness</reg>, now <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> Kent, if thou canst</l>
<l><reg orig="serue">serve</reg> where thou dost stand <reg orig="condem'd">condemned</reg>, thy <reg orig="maister">master</reg> whom thou</l>
<l><reg orig="louest">lovest</reg> shall find <reg orig="the">thee</reg> full of labour.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Lear.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Let me not stay a <reg orig="iot">jot</reg> for&H4; dinner, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> get it <reg orig="readie">ready</reg>, how<lb/>
now, what art thou?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> A man Sir.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> What dost thou <reg orig="professe">profess</reg>? what <reg orig="would'st">wouldst</reg> thou with <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="professe">profess</reg> to&H9; be no&H2; <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> I <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg>, to&H9; <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> him<lb/>
truly that&H61; will&H1; put me in&H4; trust, to&H9; <reg orig="loue">love</reg> him that&H61; is honest, to&H9; <reg orig="conuerse">converse</reg> with him that&H61; is wise, and <reg orig="sayes">says</reg> little, to&H9; <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg>,<lb/>
to&H9; fight when I cannot <reg orig="chuse">choose</reg>, and to&H9; <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> no&H2; <reg orig="fishe">fish</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> What art thou?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> A very <reg orig="honest harted">honest-hearted</reg> fellow, and as <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> as the king.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> If thou be as <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> for&H4; a <reg orig="subiect">subject</reg>, as he is for&H4; a King, <reg orig="thar't">thou art</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="poore">poor</reg> enough, what <reg orig="would'st">wouldst</reg> thou?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p><reg orig="Seruice">Service</reg>.</p></sp> <sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Who&H62; <reg orig="would'st">wouldst</reg> thou <reg orig="serue">serve</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> You.</p></sp> <sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Do'st">Dost</reg> thou know me fellow?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> No&H7; sir, but you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> that&H62; in&H4; your countenance, which&H61;<lb/>
I would <reg orig="faine">fain</reg> call <reg orig="Maister">Master</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> that&H62;?</p></sp> <sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p><reg orig="Authoritie">Authority</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>What <reg orig="seruices">services</reg> canst <reg orig="doe">do</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> I can <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> honest <reg orig="counsaile">counsel</reg>, ride, run, mar a curious<lb/>
tale in&H4; telling it, and <reg orig="deliuer">deliver</reg> a <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> message bluntly, that&H62;<lb/>
which&H61; <reg orig="ordinarie">ordinary</reg> men are fit for&H5;, I am qualified in&H5;, and the best<lb/>
of me, is diligence.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> How old art thou?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Not so&H51; <reg orig="yong">young</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="loue">love</reg> a woman for&H4; singing, nor so&H51; old to&H9;<lb/>
dote on&H4; her&H6; for&H4; <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="yeares">years</reg> on&H4; my <reg orig="backe">back</reg> <reg orig="fortie">forty</reg> eight.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Follow <reg orig="mee">me</reg>, thou shalt <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg>, if I like&H1; thee no&H2;<lb/>
worse after dinner, I will&H1; not part from thee yet, dinner, ho dinner, <reg orig="wher's">where is</reg> my <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, my <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> you and call my <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> <reg orig="hether">hither</reg>, you <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>,<reg orig="whers">where is</reg> my daughter?</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>So&H3; please you,</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> What <reg orig="say's">says</reg> the fellow there, call the <reg orig="clat-pole">clot-pole</reg> <reg orig="backe">back</reg>,<lb/>
<reg orig="whers">where is</reg> my <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>, ho I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> the <reg orig="world's">world is</reg> <reg orig="asleepe">asleep</reg>, how now,<lb/>
<reg orig="wher's">where is</reg> that&H62; <reg orig="mungrel">mongrel</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> He <reg orig="say's">says</reg> my Lord, your daughter is not well.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Why came not the <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg> <reg orig="backe">back</reg> to&H4; <reg orig="mee">me</reg> when I <reg orig="cal'd">called</reg><lb/>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Ser.</speaker><p> Sir, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> answered <reg orig="mee">me</reg> in&H4; the roundest <reg orig="maner">manner</reg>, <reg orig="hee">he</reg><lb/>
would not.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> <reg orig="A">He</reg> would not?</p></sp>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Ser.</speaker><p> My Lord, I know not what the matter is, but to&H4; my<lb/>
<reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg>, your <reg orig="highnes">highness</reg> is not entertained with that&H62; ceremonious<lb/> 
affection as you were wont, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> a great abatement, <reg orig="apeer's">appears</reg> as<lb/>
well in&H4; the <reg orig="generall">general</reg> dependants, as in&H4; the Duke <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> also,<lb/>
and your daughter.</p></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Ha, <reg orig="say'st">sayst</reg> thou so&H52;?</p></sp>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Ser.</speaker><p>I beseech you pardon <reg orig="mee">me</reg> my Lord, if I be mistaken,<lb/>
for&H3; my <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> cannot <reg orig="bee">be</reg> silent, when I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> your <reg orig="highnesse">highness</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="wrong'd">wronged</reg>.</p></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Thou but <reg orig="remember'st">rememberest</reg> me of mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> conception, I<lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="perceiued">perceived</reg> a most faint neglect of late, which&H61; I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> rather<lb/>
blamed as mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="ielous">jealous</reg> <reg orig="curiositie">curiosity</reg>, <reg orig="then">than</reg> as a very pretence <reg orig="&">and</reg><lb/>
purport of <reg orig="vnkindnesse">unkindness</reg>, I will&H1; <reg orig="looke">look</reg> further <reg orig="into't">into it</reg>, but <reg orig="wher's">where is</reg><lb/>
this <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>? I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> not <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> him this two <reg orig="dayes">days</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Ser.</speaker><p>Since my <reg orig="yong">young</reg> <reg orig="Ladies">Lady's</reg> going into France sir, the <reg orig="foole">fool</reg><lb/>
hath much pined away.</p></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> No&H2; more of that&H62;, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> noted it, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> you and tell my<lb/>
daughter, I would <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with her&H6;, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> you <reg orig="cal">call</reg> hither my <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>,<lb/>
O you sir, you sir, come you hither, who&H62; am I sir?</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p> My <reg orig="Ladies">Lady's</reg> Father.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>My <reg orig="Ladies">Lady's</reg> father, my <reg orig="Lords">Lord's</reg> <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, you <reg orig="horeson">whoreson</reg> dog,<lb/>
you <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>, you cur.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p> I am none of this my Lord,<lb/>
I beseech you pardon me.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> you <reg orig="bandie">bandy</reg> <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg> with me you <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. not be struck my Lord,</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> Nor <reg orig="tript">tripped</reg> neither, you base football player</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> thee fellow, thou <reg orig="seru'st">servest</reg> me, and <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> thee</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> Come sir <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> teach you differences, away, away, if<lb/>
you will&H1; measure your <reg orig="lubbers">lubber's</reg> length <reg orig="againe">again</reg>, tarry, but away,<lb/>
you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Now friendly <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> thee, <reg orig="their's">there is</reg> earnest of<lb/>
thy <reg orig="seruice">service</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l> Enter Foole.</l></stage>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Let me hire him too, <reg orig="heer's">here is</reg> my <reg orig="coxcombe">coxcomb</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> How now my <reg orig="prety">pretty</reg> <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, how <reg orig="do'st">dost</reg> thou?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg>, you were best take my <reg orig="coxcombe">coxcomb</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> Why <reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Why for&H4; taking <reg orig="on's">one's</reg> part, <reg orig="that's">that&H61; is</reg> out of <reg orig="fauour">favour</reg>, nay and<lb/>
thou <reg orig="can'st">canst</reg> not smile as the wind sits, <reg orig="thou't">thou wilt</reg> catch cold shortly,<lb/>
there take my <reg orig="coxcombe">coxcomb</reg>; why this fellow hath <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> two<lb/>
<reg orig="on's">of his</reg> daughters, and done the third a blessing against his will&H0;, if<lb/>
thou follow him, thou must needs <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> my <reg orig="coxcombe">coxcomb</reg>, how<lb/>
now nuncle, would I had two <reg orig="coxcombes">coxcombs</reg>, and two daughters.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Why my boy?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> If I <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> them any <reg orig="liuing">living</reg>, <reg orig="id'e">I would</reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> my coxcombs<lb/>
<reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> mine, beg another of thy daughters.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Take <reg orig="heede">heed</reg> <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>, the whip.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Truth is a dog that&H61; must to&H4; <reg orig="kenell">kennel</reg>, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> must <reg orig="bee">be</reg> <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg><lb/>
out, when <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg> <corr sic="oth'e">the</corr> brach may stand by&H4; the fire and <reg orig="stincke">stink</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> A pestilent gull to&H4; <reg orig="mee">me</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p><reg orig="Sirra">Sirrah</reg> <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> teach thee a speech.</p></sp> <sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><reg orig="Doe">Do</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Marke">Mark</reg> it <reg orig="vncle">uncle</reg>, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou <reg orig="shewest">showest</reg>, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou knowest, lend <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou owest, ride more</l>
<l><reg orig="then">than</reg> thou goest, <reg orig="learne">learn</reg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou trowest, set <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg></l>
<l>thou throwest, <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> thy <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> and thy whore, and <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> in&H4; a</l>
<l><reg orig="doore">door</reg>, and thou shalt <reg orig="haue">have</reg> more, <reg orig="then">than</reg> two tens to&H4; a score.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> This is nothing <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Then like&H4; the breath of an <reg orig="vnfeed">unfeed</reg> Lawyer, you <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg><lb/>
me nothing <reg orig="for't">for&H4; it</reg>, can you make no&H2; <reg orig="vse">use</reg> of nothing <reg orig="vncle">uncle</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Why no&H7; boy, nothing can be made out of nothing.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p><reg orig="Preethe">Prithee</reg> tell him so&H51; much the rent of his land comes to&H5;,<lb/>
he will&H1; not <reg orig="beleeue">believe</reg> a <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> A bitter <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Doo'st">Dost</reg> know the difference my boy, <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> a bitter<lb/>
<reg orig="foole">fool</reg>, and a <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> No&H7; lad, teach <reg orig="mee">me</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> That&H62; Lord that&H61; <reg orig="counsail'd">counselled</reg> thee to&H9; <reg orig="giue">give</reg> away thy land,<lb/>
Come place him <reg orig="heere">here</reg> by&H4; <reg orig="mee">me</reg>, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> thou for&H4; him stand,<lb/>
The sweet and bitter <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> will&H1; presently <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg>,<lb/>
The one in&H4; motley here, the other found out there.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Do'st">Dost</reg> thou call <reg orig="mee">me</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> boy?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> All thy other Titles thou hast <reg orig="giuen">given</reg> away, <reg orig="tha">that&H62;</reg> thou<lb/>
wast borne with.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> This is not altogether <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> my Lord.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> No&H7; faith, Lords and great men will&H1; not let me, if I had<lb/>
a <reg orig="monopolie">monopoly</reg> out, they would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> part <reg orig="an't">of it</reg>, and Ladies too,they<lb/>
will&H1; not let me <reg orig="haue">have</reg> all the <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> to&H4; <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, <reg orig="they'l">they will&H1;</reg> be snatching;<lb/>
<reg orig="giue">give</reg> me an <reg orig="egge">egg</reg> Nuncle, and <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> thee two <reg orig="crownes">crowns</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> What two <reg orig="crownes">crowns</reg> shall they be?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Why, after I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> cut the <reg orig="egge">egg</reg> in&H4; the middle and <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> the <reg orig="meate">meat</reg>, the two <reg orig="crownes">crowns</reg> of the <reg orig="egge">egg</reg>; when thou <reg orig="clouest">clovest</reg><lb/>
thy <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> <reg orig="it'h">in&H4; the</reg> middle, and <reg orig="gauest">gavest</reg> away both parts, thou borest<lb/>
thy <reg orig="asse">ass</reg> <reg orig="at'h">on&H4; the</reg> <reg orig="backe">back</reg> <reg orig="or'e">over</reg> the <reg orig="durt">dirt</reg>, thou <reg orig="had'st">hadst</reg> little wit in&H4; thy bald<lb/>
<reg orig="crowne">crown</reg>, when thou <reg orig="gauest">gavest</reg> thy golden one away, if I <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> like&H4;<lb/>
<reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> in&H4; this, let him be <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> that&H61; first finds it so&H52;.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p><reg orig="Fooles">Fools</reg> had <reg orig="nere">never</reg> <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> wit, in&H4; a <reg orig="yeare">year</reg>,<lb/>
For&H3; wise men are <reg orig="growne">grown</reg> foppish,<lb/>
They know not how their wits <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg>,<lb/>
Their manners are so&H51; apish.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> When were you wont to&H9; be so&H51; full of songs <reg orig="sirra">sirrah</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="vs'd">used</reg> it nuncle, <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> since thou <reg orig="mad'st">madest</reg> thy daughters thy mother, for&H3; when thou <reg orig="gauest">gavest</reg> them the rod, and <reg orig="put'st">puttest</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="downe">down</reg> thine own breeches, then they for&H4; sudden <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg> did weep,<lb/>
and I for&H4; sorrow sung, that&H3; such a King should play <reg orig="bo-peepe">bo-peep</reg>,<lb/>
and <reg orig="goe">go</reg> the <reg orig="fooles">fools</reg> among: <reg orig="prethe">prithee</reg> <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> a <reg orig="schoolemaster">schoolmaster</reg> that&H61; can teach thy <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="lye">lie</reg>, I would <reg orig="faine">fain</reg> <reg orig="learne">learn</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="lye">lie</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> <reg orig="And">If</reg> you <reg orig="lye">lie</reg>, <reg orig="weele">we&Htp; will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> I <reg orig="maruell">marvel</reg> what kin thou and thy daughters are, <reg orig="they'l">they will&H1;</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> me <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> for&H4; speaking true, thou wilt <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg> <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> for&H4; lying, and sometime I am <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> for&H4; holding my peace, I had<lb/>
rather be any kind of thing <reg orig="then">than</reg> a <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>,and yet I would not <reg orig="bee">be</reg><lb/>
thee Nuncle, thou hast pared thy wit <reg orig="a">on&H4;</reg> both sides, <reg orig="&">and</reg>left nothing<lb/>
in&H4; the middle, here comes one of the parings.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Gonorill.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> How now daughter, what makes that&H62; Frontlet on&H5;,</l>
<l><reg orig="Me thinks">Methinks</reg> you are too much <reg orig="alate">a-late</reg> <reg orig="it'h">in&H4; the</reg> <reg orig="frowne">frown</reg>.</l></sp> 
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p>Thou wast a <reg orig="prettie">pretty</reg> fellow when thou <reg orig="had'st">hadst</reg> no&H2; need<lb/>
to&H9; care for&H4; her&H2; <reg orig="frowne">frown</reg>, now thou art an O without a figure, I am<lb/>
better <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou art now, I am a <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>,thou art nothing, yes <reg orig="for sooth">forsooth</reg> I will&H1; <reg orig="hould">hold</reg> my tongue, so&H52; your face bids <reg orig="mee">me</reg>, though<lb/>
you say nothing.<lb/>
Mum, mum, he that&H61; <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> neither crust nor <reg orig="crum">crumb</reg>,<lb/>
<reg orig="Wearie">Weary</reg> of all, shall want some. <reg orig="Thats">That&H62; is</reg> a <reg orig="sheald">shelled</reg> <reg orig="pescod">peascod</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Not <reg orig="onely">only</reg> sir this, your <reg orig="all-licenc'd">all-licenced</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>, but other of</l>
<l>your insolent retinue do <reg orig="hourely">hourly</reg> <reg orig="carpe">carp</reg> and <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg>, breaking</l>
<l>forth in&H4; <reg orig="ranke">rank</reg> <reg orig="&">and</reg> (not to&H9; be <reg orig="indured">endured</reg> riots,) Sir I had thought by&H4;</l>
<l>making this well <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> you, to&H9; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> found a safe <reg orig="redres">redress</reg>,</l>
<l>but now grow <reg orig="fearefull">fearful</reg> by&H4; what <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> too late <reg orig="haue">have</reg> spoke</l>
<l>and done, that&H3; you protect this course, and put on&H5; by&H4; your allowance, which&H61; if you should, the fault would not scape censure,</l>
<l>nor the <reg orig="redresse">redress</reg>, <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>, which&H61; in&H4; the tender of a <reg orig="wholsome">wholesome</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="weale">weal</reg>, might in&H4; their working <reg orig="doe">do</reg> you that&H62; offence, that&H61; else</l>
<l>were shame, that&H61; then <reg orig="necessitie">necessity</reg> must call discreet proceedings.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> For&H4; you trow nuncle, the hedge sparrow fed the <reg orig="Cookow">Cuckoo</reg> so&H51; long, that&H3; it had it head bit off <reg orig="beit">by&H4; its</reg> young, so&H52; out went<lb/>
the candle, and we&Htp; were left darkling.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Are you our&Hrp; daughter?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> sir, I would you would make <reg orig="vse">use</reg> of that&H62; good</l>
<l><reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg> whereof I know you are fraught, and put away these</l>
<l>dispositions, that&H61; of late <reg orig="transforme">transform</reg> you from what you rightly</l>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p>May not an <reg orig="Asse">Ass</reg> know when the cart <reg orig="drawes">draws</reg> the horse,<lb/>
whoop <reg orig="Iug">Jug</reg> I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Doth any here know <reg orig="mee">me</reg>? why this is not Lear, doth<lb/>
Lear <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> thus? <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> thus? where are his eyes, either his notion, <reg orig="weaknes">weakness</reg>, or his discernings are <reg orig="lethergie">lethargy</reg>, sleeping,or <reg orig="wakeing">waking</reg>; ha! sure <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> not so&H52;, who&H62; is it that&H61; can tell me who&H61; I am? Lears<lb/>
shadow? I would <reg orig="learne">learn</reg> that&H62;, for&H3; by&H4; the <reg orig="markes">marks</reg> of <reg orig="soueraintie">sovereignty</reg>,<lb/>
knowledge, and reason, I should <reg orig="bee">be</reg> false <reg orig="perswaded">persuaded</reg> I had<lb/>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Which&H61; they, will&H1; make an obedient father.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Your name <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> gentlewoman?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Come sir, this admiration is much of the <reg orig="sauour">savour</reg> of other</l>
<l>your new <reg orig="prankes">pranks</reg>, I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> beseech you <reg orig="vnderstand">understand</reg> my purposes</l>
<l>aright, as you are old and <reg orig="reuerend">reverend</reg>, should be wise, here do you</l>
<l><reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> a <reg orig="100.">hundred</reg> Knights and Squires, men so&H51; <reg orig="disordred">disordered</reg>, so&H51; <reg orig="deboyst">debauched</reg></l>
<l>and bold, that&H3; this our&Hrp; court infected with their manners, <reg orig="showes">shows</reg></l>
<l>like&H4; a riotous <reg orig="Inne">Inn</reg>, <reg orig="epicurisme">epicurism</reg>, and lust make more like&H4; a <reg orig="tauerne">tavern</reg></l>
<l>or <reg orig="brothell">brothel</reg>, <reg orig="then">than</reg> a great <reg orig="pallace">palace</reg>, the shame <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> doth <reg orig="speake">speak</reg></l>
<l>for&H4; instant <reg orig="remedie">remedy</reg>, be thou desired by&H4; her&H6;, that&H61; else will&H1; take the</l>
<l>thing <reg orig="sheebegs">she begs</reg>, a little to&H9; <reg orig="disquantitie">disunited</reg> your <reg orig="traine">train</reg>, and the remainder that&H61; shall still depend, to&H9; <reg orig="bee">be</reg> such men as may besort</l>
<l>your age, that&H61; know <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg> and you.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Darkenes">Darkness</reg>,and <reg orig="Deuils">Devils</reg>! saddle my horses, call my <reg orig="traine">train</reg></l>
<l>together, degenerate bastard, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> not trouble thee, yet <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I left</l>
<l>a daughter.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>You strike my people, and your <reg orig="disordred">disordered</reg> rabble, make</l>
<l><reg orig="seruants">servants</reg> of their betters.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Duke.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> We&Hrp; that&H61; too late <reg orig="repent's">repent us&Htp;</reg>, O sir, are you come? is it your</l>
<l>will&H0; that&H3; <reg orig="wee">we&Hrp;</reg> prepare any horses,ingratitude! thou <reg orig="marble harted">marble-hearted</reg> fiend, more hideous when thou <reg orig="shewest">showest</reg> thee in&H4; a child, <reg orig="then">than</reg></l>
<l>the Sea-monster, detested kite, thou list my <reg orig="traine">train</reg>, and men of</l>
<l><reg orig="choise">choice</reg> and rarest parts, that&H61; all particulars of <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> <reg orig="knowe">know</reg>, and</l>
<l>in&H4; the most exact regard, support the worships of their name, O</l>
<l>most small fault, how <reg orig="vgly">ugly</reg> <reg orig="did'st">didst</reg> thou in&H4; Cordelia <reg orig="shewe">show</reg>, that&H61;</l>
<l>like&H4; an engine <reg orig="wrencht">wrenched</reg> my frame of nature from the <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg> place,</l>
<l>drew from my heart all <reg orig="loue">love</reg> and added to&H4; the gall, O Lear. Lear!</l>
<l>beat at this gate that&H61; let thy folly in&H5;, and thy <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="iudgement">judgment</reg></l>
<l>out, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="goe">go</reg>, my people?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> My Lord, I am <reg orig="giltles">guiltless</reg> as I am ignorant.</l></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> It may be so&H52; my Lord, <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> Nature,<reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="Goddesse">Goddess</reg>, suspend thy purpose, if thou <reg orig="did'st">didst</reg> intend to&H9; make this</l>
<l>creature fruitful into her&H2; <reg orig="wombe">womb</reg>, <reg orig="conuey">convey</reg> sterility, <reg orig="drie">dry</reg> <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="hir">her&H6;</reg></l>
<l>the organs of increase, and from her&H2; derogate body <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> spring</l>
<l>a babe to&H9; honour her&H6;, if <reg orig="shee">she</reg> must <reg orig="teeme">teem</reg>, create her&H2; <reg orig="childe">child</reg> of</l>
<l><reg orig="spleene">spleen</reg>, that&H3; it may <reg orig="liue">live</reg> and <reg orig="bee">be</reg> a <reg orig="thourt disuetur'd">thwart disnatured</reg> torment to&H4;</l>
<l>her&H6;, let it <reg orig="stampe">stamp</reg> <reg orig="wrinckles">wrinkles</reg> in&H4; her&H2; brow of youth, with accent</l>
<l><reg orig="teares">tears</reg>, fret channels in&H4; her&H2; cheeks,<reg orig="turne">turn</reg> all her&H2; <reg orig="mothers">mother's</reg> <reg orig="paines">pains</reg></l>
<l>and benefits to&H4; laughter and contempt, that&H3; <reg orig="shee">she</reg> may <reg orig="feele">feel</reg>,that&H3;</l>
<l>she may <reg orig="feele">feel</reg>, how sharper <reg orig="then">than</reg> a <reg orig="serpents">serpent's</reg> tooth it is, to&H9; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a</l>
<l><reg orig="thanklesse">thankless</reg> child, <reg orig="goe">go</reg>, <reg orig="goe">go</reg>,my people?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Now Gods that&H61; we&Htp; adore, whereof comes this!</l></sp> 
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l><reg orig="Neuer">Never</reg> afflict <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg> to&H9; know the cause, but let his</l>
<l>disposition <reg orig="haue">have</reg> that&H62; scope that&H61; dotage <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>What, <reg orig="fiftie">fifty</reg> of my followers at a clap, within a fortnight?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>What is the matter sir?</l></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. tell thee, life and death! I am <reg orig="asham'd">ashamed</reg></l>
<l>that&H3; thou hast</l>
<l>power to&H9; shake my manhood thus, that&H3; these hot <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> that&H61;</l>
<l><reg orig="breake">break</reg> from me perforce.should make the worst blasts and fogs</l>
<l><reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> the <reg orig="vntented">untented</reg> woundings of a <reg orig="fathers">father's</reg> <reg orig="cursse">curse</reg>, pierce <reg orig="euery">every</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="sence">sense</reg> about the old fond eyes, <reg orig="beweepe">beweep</reg> this cause <reg orig="againe">again</reg>, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg></l>
<l>pluck you out, <reg orig="&">and</reg> you cast with the waters that&H61; you make to&H9; temper clay, yea, <reg orig="i'st">is it</reg> come to&H4; 
   this? yet <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I left a daughter, whom</l>
<l>I am sure is kind and comfortable, when <reg orig="shee">she</reg> shall <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> this of</l>
<l>thee, with her&H2; <reg orig="nailes">nails</reg> <reg orig="shee'l">she will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="flea">flay</reg> thy <reg orig="woluish">wolfish</reg> visage, thou shalt</l>
<l>find that&H3; <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> resume the shape, which&H61; thou dost <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> cast</l>
<l>off <reg orig="for euer">forever</reg>, thou shalt I warrant thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> you <reg orig="marke">mark</reg> that&H62; my Lord?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>I cannot <reg orig="bee">be</reg> so&H51; <reg orig="partiall">partial</reg> Gonorill</l>
<l>to&H4; the great <reg orig="loue">love</reg> I</l>
<l><reg orig="beare">bear</reg> you,</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Come sir no&H2; more,</l>
<l>you, more <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>, after</l>
<l>your master?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg> Lear, <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg> Lear, <reg orig="tary">tarry</reg> and take the <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> with a fox when one has 
   caught her&H6;, and such a daughter should sure to&H4; the slaughter, if my cap would buy a halter, so&H52; the <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> <reg orig="followes">follows</reg> after.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> What Oswald, ho.</l></sp> <sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Here Madam,</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> What <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you writ this letter to&H4; my sister?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>Yes Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Take you some company, and away to&H4; horse,</l>
<l><reg orig="informe">inform</reg></l>
<l>her&H6; full of my particular <reg orig="feares">fears</reg>, and thereto add such reasons of</l>
<l>your <reg orig="owne">own</reg>, as may compact it more, get you gon, <reg orig="&">and</reg> hasten your</l>
<l><reg orig="returne">return</reg> now my Lord, this <reg orig="mildie">mild</reg> <reg orig="gentlenes">gentleness</reg> and course of yours</l>
<l>though I dislike not, yet <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> pardon <reg orig="y'are">you are</reg> much more <reg orig="attastk">at task</reg></l>
<l>for&H4; want of <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg>, <reg orig="then">than</reg> praise for&H4; <reg orig="harmfull">harmful</reg> <reg orig="mildnes">mildness</reg></l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> How <reg orig="farre">far</reg> your eyes may pearce I cannot tell, <reg orig="striuing">striving</reg> to&H9; better <reg orig="ought">aught</reg>, 
   we&Htp; <reg orig="marre">mar</reg> <reg orig="whats">what is</reg>. well.</l></sp> 
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Nay then.</l></sp>  <sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Well, well, the <reg orig="euent">event</reg>, </l></sp>
<stage><l>Exeunt. </l></stage>
   <div2 n="5" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Lear.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> you before to&H4;<lb/>
Gloster with these letters, acquaint <lb/>
my daughter no&H2; further with <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg> you know, <reg orig="then">than</reg> comes<lb/>
from her&H2; demand out of the letter, if your diligence be not <reg orig="speedie">speedy</reg>, I shall be there before you.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>I will&H1; not <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> my Lord, till I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="deliuered">delivered</reg> your<lb/>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> If a <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="braines">brains</reg> where in&H4; his <reg orig="heeles">heels</reg>, <reg orig="wert">were it</reg> not in&H4; danger of kibes?</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg> boy.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Then I <reg orig="prethe">prithee</reg> be <reg orig="mery">merry</reg>, thy wit <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> <reg orig="nere">never</reg> <reg orig="goe">go</reg> slipshod.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Ha ha ha.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Shalt see thy other daughter will&H1; <reg orig="vse">use</reg> thee kindly, for&H3;<lb/>
though <reg orig="shees">she is</reg> as like&H2; this, as a crab is like&H4; an apple, yet I con, what<lb/>
I can <reg orig="tel">tell</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Why what canst thou tell my boy?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Sheel">She will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="tast">taste</reg> as like&H4; this, as a crab doth to&H4; a crab, thou<lb/>
canst not tell why <reg orig="ones">one's</reg> nose <reg orig="stande">stand</reg> in&H4; the middle of his face?</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> No&H7;.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Why, to&H9; keep his eyes on&H4; either <reg orig="side's">side his</reg> nose, that&H3; what<lb/>
a man cannot smell out, a may <reg orig="spie">spy</reg> into.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> I did her&H6; wrong.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Canst tell how an Oyster makes his shell.</p></sp> <sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>No&H7;.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Nor I neither, but I can tell why a <reg orig="snayle">snail</reg> has a house.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Why?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Why, to&H9; put his head in&H5;, not to&H9; <reg orig="giue">give</reg> it away to&H4; his<lb/>
daughter, and <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> his <reg orig="hornes">horns</reg> without a case.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>I will&H1; forget my nature, so&H51; kind a father; be my horses</l>
<l><reg orig="readie">ready</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p>Thy Asses are gone about them, the reason why the<lb/>
<reg orig="seuen">seven</reg> <reg orig="starres">stars</reg> are no&H2; more <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="seuen">seven</reg>, is a <reg orig="prettie">pretty</reg> reason.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Because they are not eight.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Yes thou wouldst make a good <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> To&H9; <reg orig="tak't">take it</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg> perforce, Monster,ingratitude!</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p>If thou wert my <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>,<reg orig="id'e">I would</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> thee beaten for&H4;<lb/> 
being old before thy time.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Hows">How is</reg> that&H62;?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Thou shouldst not <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> old, before thou hadst<lb/>
<reg orig="beene">been</reg> wise.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>O let me not be mad sweet <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg>! I would not be mad,</l>
<l><reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> me in&H4; temper, I would not be mad, are the horses <reg orig="readie">ready</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Ser.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Readie">Ready</reg> my Lord.</l></sp> <sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Come boy.</l></sp>
<stage><l> Exit.</l></stage>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Shee">She</reg> that&H61; is <reg orig="maide">maid</reg> now,and laughs at my departure,</l>
<l>Shall not be a <reg orig="maide">maid</reg> long, except things be cut shorter.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="6" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Bast. and Curan meeting.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Saue">Save</reg> thee Curan.</p></sp>
<sp who="AB"><speaker>Curan.</speaker><p> And you Sir, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> with your father, and <reg orig="giuen">given</reg><lb/>
him notice, that&H3; the Duke of Cornwall and his <reg orig="Dutches">Duchess</reg> will&H1; <reg orig="bee">be</reg><lb/>
here with him <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> How comes that&H62;?</p></sp>
<sp who="AB"><speaker>Curan.</speaker><p> Nay, I know not,you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard of the <reg orig="newes">news</reg> abroad,<lb/>
I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> the <reg orig="whisperd">whispered</reg> ones, for&H3; there are yet but <reg orig="eare-bussing">ear-bussing</reg> arguments.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p>Not, I pray you what are they?</p></sp>
<sp who="AB"><speaker>Curan.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> you heard of no&H2; likely <reg orig="warres">wars</reg> towards, twixt<lb/>
the two Dukes of Cornwall and Albany?</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> Not a word.</p></sp>
<sp who="AB"><speaker>Curan.</speaker><p> You may then in&H4; time, fare you well sir.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> The Duke be here <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>! the better best, this <reg orig="weaues">weaves</reg></l></sp>
<stage><l> Enter Edgar</l> </stage> 
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l><reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> perforce into my <reg orig="busines">business</reg>, my father hath set <reg orig="gard">guard</reg> to&H9; take</l>
<l>my brother, and I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> one thing of a <reg orig="quesie">queasy</reg> question, which&H61;</l>
<l>must <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> <reg orig="breefnes">briefness</reg> and fortune <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>; brother, a word, <reg orig="discend">descend</reg></l>
<l>brother I say, my father watches, O <reg orig="flie">fly</reg> this place, intelligence</l>
<l>is <reg orig="giuen">given</reg> where you are hid, you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> now the good <reg orig="aduantage">advantage</reg></l>
<l>of the night, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you not spoken gainst the Duke of Cornwall</l>
<l><reg orig="ought">aught</reg>, <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> coming <reg orig="hether">hither</reg> now in&H4; the night, 
   <reg orig="it'h">in&H4; the</reg> <reg orig="hast">haste</reg>, and Regan with him, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you nothing said <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> his <reg orig="partie">party</reg> against the</l>
<l>Duke of Albany,<reg orig="aduise">advise</reg> your--- </l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>I am sure <reg orig="on't">on&H4; it</reg> not a word.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> my father coming, pardon me in&H4; <reg orig="crauing">craving</reg>, I must</l>
<l>draw my sword <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> you,<reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> to&H9; defend <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>, now quit</l>
<l>you well, <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg>, come before my father, light here, here, <reg orig="flie">fly</reg></l>
<l>brother <reg orig="flie">fly</reg>, torches, torches, so&H3; <reg orig="farwell">farewell</reg>; some <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> <reg orig="drawne">drawn</reg></l>
<l>on&H4; <reg orig="mee">me</reg> would beget opinion of my more fierce <reg orig="indeuour">endeavour</reg>, I</l>
<l><reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> <reg orig="drunckards">drunkards</reg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> this in&H4; sport, father, father,</l>
<l>stop, stop, no&H7;, <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>?</l></sp>
<stage><l> Enter Glost.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Now Edmund where is the <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l>Here stood he in&H4; the <reg orig="darke">dark</reg>, his sharpe sword out, warbling of wicked charms, <reg orig="coniuring">conjuring</reg> the <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg> to&H9; 
   <reg orig="stand's">stand his</reg> auspicious <reg orig="Mistris">Mistress</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>But where is he?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l><reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> sir, I bleed.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Where is the <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg> Edmund?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l>Fled this way sir, when by&H4; no&H2; <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> he could--- </l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Pursue him, go after, by&H4; no&H2; <reg orig="meanes">means</reg>, what?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l><reg orig="Perswade">Persuade</reg> me to&H4; the murder of your Lordship, but that&H3;</l>
<l>I told him the <reg orig="reuengiue">revenge</reg> Gods, gainst <reg orig="Paracides">Parricides</reg> did all their</l>
<l>thunders bend, spoke with how <reg orig="many fould">manifold</reg> and strong a bond</l>
<l>the child was bound to&H4; the father, sir in&H4; a fine, seeing how loathly opposite I stood, to&H4; his <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg> purpose, with fell motion</l>
<l>with his prepared sword, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> charges home my <reg orig="vnprouided">unprovided</reg> body, <reg orig="lancht">launched</reg> mine <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>, but when he saw my best <reg orig="alarumd">alarmed</reg> spirits,</l>
<l><reg orig="bould">bold</reg> in&H4; the quarrels, rights, <reg orig="rousd">roused</reg> to&H4; the encounter, or whether</l>
<l><reg orig="gasted">ghasted</reg> by&H4; the <reg orig="noyse">noise</reg> I made, but <reg orig="sodainly">suddenly</reg> he fled.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Let him <reg orig="flie">fly</reg> <reg orig="farre">far</reg>, not in&H4; this land shall <reg orig="hee">he</reg> <reg orig="remaine">remain</reg> <reg orig="vn caught">uncaught</reg> and found, 
   dispatch, the noble Duke my <reg orig="maister">master</reg>, my</l>
<l>worthy Arch and Patron, comes <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>, by&H4; his <reg orig="authoritie">authority</reg> I will&H1;</l>
<l><reg orig="proclaime">proclaim</reg> it, that&H3; he which&H61; finds him shall <reg orig="deserue">deserve</reg> our&Hrp; <reg orig="thankes">thanks</reg>,</l>
<l>bringing the murderous <reg orig="caytife">caitiff</reg> to&H4; the stake, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> that&H61; conceals</l>
<l>him, death.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l>When I <reg orig="disswaded">dissuaded</reg> him from his intent, and found him</l>
<l>pight to&H9; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> it, with <reg orig="curst">cursed</reg> speech I <reg orig="threatned">threatened</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="discouer">discover</reg> him, he</l>
<l><reg orig="replyed">replied</reg>, thou <reg orig="vnpossessing">unpossessing</reg> Bastard, dost thou <reg orig="thinke">think</reg>, if I would</l>
<l>stand against thee, could the reposure of any trust, vertue, or</l>
<l>worth in&H4; thee make thy words <reg orig="fayth'd">faithed</reg>? no&H7;. what I should <reg orig="denie">deny</reg>,</l>
<l>as this I would, I, though thou didst produce my very character,</l>
<l><reg orig="id'e">I would</reg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> it all to&H4; thy suggestion, plot, and damned pretence,</l>
<l>and thou must make a dullard of the world, if they not thought</l>
<l>the profits of my death, were very pregnant and <reg orig="potentiall">potential</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="spurres">spurs</reg> to&H9; make thee <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Strong and <reg orig="fastned">fastened</reg> <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>, would he <reg orig="denie">deny</reg> his letter,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> got him, <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> the <reg orig="Dukes">Duke's</reg> trumpets, I know not why he</l>
<l>comes, all Ports <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="barre">bar</reg>, the <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg> shall not scape, the Duke</l>
<l>must grant <reg orig="mee">me</reg> that&H62;, besides, his picture I will&H1; send <reg orig="farre">far</reg> and</l>
<l><reg orig="neere">near</reg>, that&H3; all the <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg> may <reg orig="haue">have</reg> note of him, and of my</l>
<l>land <reg orig="loyall">loyal</reg> and <reg orig="naturall">natural</reg> boy, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="worke">work</reg> the <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> to&H9; make thee</l>
<stage><l>Enter the Duke of Cornwall.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>How now my noble friend, since I came <reg orig="hether">hither</reg>, which&H61;</l>
<l>I can call but now, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard strange <reg orig="newes">news</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>If it be true, all vengeance comes too short which&H61; can</l>
<l>pursue the offender, how dost my Lord?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Madam my old heart is <reg orig="crackt">cracked</reg>, is <reg orig="crackt">cracked</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>What, did my <reg orig="fathers">father's</reg> godson <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> your life? he whom</l>
<l>my father named your Edgar?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>, <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>, shame would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> it hid.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Was he not companion with the <reg orig="ryotous">riotous</reg> knights, that&H61;</l>
<l>tends <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> my father?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>I know not Madam, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> too bad, too bad.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l>Yes Madam,he was. </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> No&H2; <reg orig="maruaile">marvel</reg> then though he were ill affected,</l>
<l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. they <reg orig="haue">have</reg> put him on&H4; the old <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> death,</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> the <reg orig="wast">waste</reg> and <reg orig="spoyle">spoil</reg> of his <reg orig="reuenues">revenues</reg>:</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> this present <reg orig="euening">evening</reg> from my sister,</l>
<l><reg orig="Beene">Been</reg> well <reg orig="inform'd">informed</reg> of them,and with such cautions,</l>
<l>That&H3; if they come to&H9; <reg orig="soiourne">sojourn</reg> at my house, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> not be there.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Nor I, assure thee Regan; Edmund, I heard that&H3; you</l>
<l><reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="shewen">shown</reg> your father a child-like office.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l><reg orig="Twas">It was</reg> my <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> Sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> He did betray his practise, and <reg orig="receiued">received</reg></l>
<l>This hurt you see, <reg orig="striuing">striving</reg> to&H9; apprehend him.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Is he pursued?</l></sp>  <sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> my good Lord.</l></sp> 
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>If he be taken, he shall <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> more be <reg orig="feard">feared</reg> of doing</l>
<l><reg orig="harme">harm</reg>, make your own purpose how in&H4; my strength you please,</l>
<l>for&H4; you Edmund, whose vertue and obedience, doth this instant</l>
<l>so&H51; much commend <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg>, you shall <reg orig="bee">be</reg> ours&Hrp;, natures of such</l>
<l><reg orig="deepe">deep</reg> trust, <reg orig="wee">we&Hrp;</reg> shall much need you, we&Hrp; first <reg orig="seaze">seize</reg> on&H5;.</l></sp> 
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> I shall <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> you truly, <reg orig="how euer">however</reg> else.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> For&H4; him I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> your grace.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>You know not why we&Htp; came to&H9; visit you?</l></sp> 
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Thus out of season, <reg orig="threatning">threatening</reg> <reg orig="darke ey'd">dark-eyed</reg> night,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ocasions">Occasions</reg> noble Gloster of some prise,</l>
<l>Wherein we&Htp; must <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg> of your <reg orig="aduise">advise</reg>,</l>
<l>Our&Htp; Father he hath writ, so&H52; hath our&Htp; sister,</l>
<l>Of <reg orig="diferences">differences</reg>, which&H61; I lest thought it fit,</l>
<l>To&H9; answer from our&Htp; home,the <reg orig="seuerall">several</reg> messengers</l>
<l>From hence attend dispatch,our&Hrp; good old friend,</l>
<l>Lay comforts to&H4; your <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>,<reg orig="&">and</reg> bestow your <reg orig="needfull">needful</reg> <reg orig="councell">counsel</reg></l>
<l>To&H4; our&Htp; <reg orig="busines">business</reg>, which&H61; <reg orig="craues">craves</reg> the instant <reg orig="vse">use</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> you Madam, your Graces are right welcome.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="7" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Kent, and Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>Good <reg orig="euen">even</reg> to&H4; thee friend, art of the house?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg>.</p></sp> <sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>Where may we&Htp; set our&Htp; horses?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> <reg orig="It'h">In&H4; the</reg> mire.</p></sp> <sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p><reg orig="Prethee">Prithee</reg> if thou <reg orig="loue">love</reg> me, tell me.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>I <reg orig="loue">love</reg> thee not.</p></sp> <sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>Why then I care not for&H4; thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> If I had thee in&H4; Lipsburie pinfold, I would make thee<lb/>
care for&H4; <reg orig="mee">me</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>Why dost thou <reg orig="vse">use</reg> me thus? I know thee not.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> Fellow I know thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>What dost thou know me for&H5;?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> A <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, a <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>, an eater of broken <reg orig="meates">meats</reg>, a base,<lb/>
proud, shallow, <reg orig="beggerly">beggarly</reg>, three <reg orig="shewted">suited</reg> hundred pound, filthy<lb/>
<reg orig="worsted-stocken">worsted-stocking</reg> <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, a <reg orig="lilly lyuer'd">lily-livered</reg> action taking <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, a<lb/>
<reg orig="whorson">whoreson</reg> <reg orig="glassegazing">glass-gazing</reg> superfinicall rogue, one <reg orig="truncke">trunk</reg> inheriting <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>, one that&H61; <reg orig="would'st">wouldst</reg> <reg orig="bee">be</reg> a <reg orig="baud">bawd</reg> in&H4; way of good <reg orig="seruice">service</reg>,<lb/>
and art nothing but the composition of a <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, <reg orig="begger">beggar</reg>, coward, pander, and the <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> and <reg orig="heire">heir</reg> of a <reg orig="mungrell">mongrel</reg> bitch, whom<lb/>
I will&H1; beat into clamorous <reg orig="whyning">whining</reg>, if thou <reg orig="denie">deny</reg> the least <reg orig="sillable">syllable</reg> of the addition.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>What a monstrous fellow art thou, thus to&H9; <reg orig="raile">rail</reg> on&H4; one,<lb/>
<reg orig="that's">that&H61; is</reg> neither <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> of thee, nor <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>What a brazen <reg orig="fac't">faced</reg> varlet art thou, to&H9; deny thou<lb/>
knowest <reg orig="mee">me</reg>, is it two <reg orig="dayes">days</reg> <reg orig="agoe">ago</reg> since I beat thee,and <reg orig="tript">tripped</reg> <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg><lb/>
thy <reg orig="heeles">heels</reg> before the King? draw you rogue, for&H3; though it be<lb/>
night the <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg> shines, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> make a sop of the <reg orig="moone-shine">moonshine</reg> <reg orig="a'you">of you</reg>,<lb/>
draw you <reg orig="whorson">whoreson</reg> <reg orig="cullyonly">cullionly</reg> <reg orig="barber-munger">barber-monger</reg>, draw?</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>Away, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> nothing to&H9; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> with thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> Draw you <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>, you bring letters against the King,<lb/>
and take <reg orig="Vanitie">Vanity</reg> the <reg orig="puppets">puppet's</reg> part, against the <reg orig="royaltie">royalty</reg> of her&H2;<lb/>
father, draw you rogue or <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> so&H51; carbonado your <reg orig="shankes">shanks</reg>, draw<lb/>
you <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>, come your <reg orig="wayes">ways</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p><reg orig="Helpe">Help</reg>, ho, murther,<reg orig="helpe">help</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> Strike you <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>, stand rogue, stand you <reg orig="neate">neat</reg> <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>,<lb/>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Helpe">Help</reg>, ho, murther, <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Edmund with his rapier drawne, Gloster the Duke</l>
and Dutchesse.</stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p>How now, <reg orig="whats">what is</reg>. the matter?</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> With you goodman boy, <reg orig="and">if</reg> you please come, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="fleash">flesh</reg> you, come on&H5; <reg orig="yong">young</reg> <reg orig="maister">master</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p>Weapons, <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>, <reg orig="whats">what is</reg>. the matter here?</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Keepe">Keep</reg> peace <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> your <reg orig="liues">lives</reg>, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> dies that&H61; strikes <reg orig="againe">again</reg>, <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> 
   the matter?</p></sp> 
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><p> The messengers from our&Hrp; sister, and the King.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p><reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> your difference, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>I am <reg orig="scarse">scarce</reg> in&H4; breath my Lord.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> No&H2; <reg orig="maruaile">marvel</reg> you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> so&H51; <reg orig="bestir'd">bestirred</reg> your valour, you<lb/>
cowardly <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg>, nature <reg orig="disclaimes">disclaims</reg> in&H4; thee, a <reg orig="Tayler">Tailor</reg> made thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p> Thou art a strange fellow, a <reg orig="Taylor">Tailor</reg> make a man.</p></sp> 
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, a <reg orig="Tayler">Tailor</reg> sir; a Stone-cutter, or a Painter could not<lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> made him so&H51; ill, though <reg orig="hee">he</reg> had <reg orig="beene">been</reg> but two <reg orig="houres">hours</reg> at<lb/>
the trade.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> yet, how grew your <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p>This ancient <reg orig="ruffen">ruffian</reg> sir, whose life I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="spar'd">spared</reg> at <reg orig="sute">suit</reg><lb/>
of his gray-beard.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> Thou <reg orig="whorson">whoreson</reg> <reg orig="Zedd">Zed</reg>, thou <reg orig="vnnecessarie">unnecessary</reg> letter, my<lb/>
Lord if <reg orig="you'l">you will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg> <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg>, I will&H1; tread this <reg orig="vnboulted">unbolted</reg> <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg><lb/>
into <reg orig="morter">mortar</reg>, and <reg orig="daube">daub</reg> the <reg orig="walles">walls</reg> of a <reg orig="iaques">jakes</reg> with him, spare<lb/>
my gray beard you <reg orig="wagtayle">wagtail</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Peace sir, you beastly <reg orig="Knaue">Knave</reg> you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> no&H2; <reg orig="reuerence">reverence</reg>.</l></sp> 
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Yes sir, but anger has a <reg orig="priuiledge">privilege</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Why art thou angry?</l></sp> 
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> That&H3; such a <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg> as this should <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> a sword,</l>
<l>That&H61; <reg orig="weares">wears</reg> no&H2; honesty, such smiling <reg orig="roges">rogues</reg> as these,</l>
<l>Like&H4; Rats oft bite those <reg orig="cordes">cords</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="twaine">twain</reg>,</l>
<l>Which&H61; are to&H9; <reg orig="intrench">entrench</reg>, to&H9; <reg orig="inloose">unloose</reg> smooth <reg orig="euery">every</reg> passion</l>
<l>That&H61; in&H4; the natures of their Lords <reg orig="rebell">rebel</reg>,</l>
<l>Bring <reg orig="oyle">oil</reg> to&H9; stir, snow to&H4; their colder-moods,</l>
<l><reg orig="Reneag">Renege</reg>, <reg orig="affirme">affirm</reg>, and <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> their <reg orig="halcion">halcyon</reg> <reg orig="beakes">beaks</reg></l>
<l>With <reg orig="euery">every</reg> gale and <reg orig="varie">vary</reg> of their <reg orig="maisters">masters</reg>,</l>
<l>Knowing <reg orig="nought">naught</reg> like&H4; <reg orig="dayes">days</reg> but following, a plague <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> your <reg orig="epeliptick">epileptic</reg></l>
<l>Visage, <reg orig="smoyle">smile</reg> you my speeches, as I were a <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>?</l>
<l>Goose <reg orig="and">if</reg> I had you <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> Sarum <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Id'e">I would</reg> send you cackling home to&H4; Camulet.,</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> What art thou mad old fellow?</l></sp> 
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> How fell you out,say that&H62;?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> No&H2; contraries hold more, antipathy,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> I and such a <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Why dost thou call him <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, <reg orig="what's">what is</reg> his offence.</l></sp> 
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> His countenance likes me not.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>No&H2; more perchance does mine, or his, or hers.</l></sp> 
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Sir <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> my occupation to&H9; be <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> better faces in&H4; my time</l>
<l>That&H61; stands on&H4; any shoulder that&H61; I see</l>
<l>Before me at this instant.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> This is a fellow who&H61; <reg orig="hauing">having</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="praysd">praised</reg></l>
<l>For&H4; <reg orig="bluntnes">bluntness</reg> doth affect a <reg orig="sawcy">saucy</reg> <reg orig="ruffines">roughness</reg>,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="constraines">constrains</reg> the garb quite from his nature,</l>
<l>He cannot flatter he, he must be <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>,</l>
<l>He must <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> truth,and they will&H1; <reg orig="tak't">take it</reg> so&H52;,</l>
<l>If not <reg orig="he's">he is</reg> <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>, these kind of knaues I know</l>
<l>Which&H61; in&H4; this <reg orig="plainnes">plainness</reg> harbour more craft,</l>
<l>And more corrupter ends, <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="twentie">twenty</reg> silly ducking</l>
<l><reg orig="Obseruants">Observants</reg>, that&H61; stretch their duties <reg orig="nisely">nicely</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Sir in&H4; good sooth, or in&H4; sincere <reg orig="veritie">verity</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vnder">Under</reg> the allowance of your <reg orig="graund">grand</reg> aspect.</l>
<l>Whose influence like&H4; the wreath of <reg orig="radient">radiant</reg> fire</l>
<l>In&H4; <reg orig="flitkering">flickering</reg> Phoebus front.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> What <reg orig="mean'st">meanest</reg> thou by&H4; this?</l></sp> 
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> To&H9; <reg orig="goe">go</reg> out of my dialogue which&H61; you discommend so&H51;<lb/>
much, I know sir, I am no&H2; flatterer, he that&H61; <reg orig="beguild">beguiled</reg> you in&H4; a plain<lb/>
accent, was a <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, which&H61; for&H4; my part I will&H1; not <reg orig="bee">be</reg>,<lb/>
though I should win your displeasure, to&H9; <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg> <reg orig="too't">to&H4; it</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> <reg orig="What's">What is</reg> the offence you <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> him?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> him any, it <reg orig="pleas'd">pleased</reg> the King his <reg orig="maister">master</reg></l>
<l>Very late to&H9; strike at me <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> his misconstruction,</l>
<l>When he <reg orig="coniunct">conjunctive</reg> and flattering his displeasure</l>
<l><reg orig="Tript">Tripped</reg> me behind, being <reg orig="downe">down</reg>, insulted, <reg orig="rayld">railed</reg>,</l>
<l>And put <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> him such a <reg orig="deale">deal</reg> of man, that&H3;,</l>
<l>That&H62; worthied him, got <reg orig="prayses">praises</reg> of the King,</l>
<l>For&H4; him attempting who&H61; was <reg orig="selfe">self</reg> subdued,</l>
<l>And in&H4; the <reg orig="flechuent">fleshment</reg> of this dread exploit,</l>
<l>Drew on&H4; me here <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> None of these <reg orig="roges">rogues</reg> <reg orig="&">and</reg> cowards but AIax is their <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Bring forth the <reg orig="stockes">stocks</reg> ho?</l>
<l>You <reg orig="stubburne">stubborn</reg> miscreant <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, you <reg orig="reuerent">reverent</reg> <reg orig="bragart">braggart</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Weele">We&Htp; will&H1;</reg> teach you.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> I am too old to&H9; <reg orig="learne">learn</reg>, call not your <reg orig="stockes">stocks</reg> for&H4; me,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> the King, on&H4; whose <reg orig="imployments">employments</reg> I was sent to&H4; you,</l>
<l>You should <reg orig="doe">do</reg> small respect, <reg orig="shew">show</reg> too bold malice</l>
<l>Against the Grace and person of my <reg orig="maister">master</reg>,</l>
<l>Stopping his messenger.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Fetch forth the <reg orig="stockes">stocks</reg>? as I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> life and honour,</l>
<l>There shall he sit till <reg orig="noone">noon</reg>.</l></sp> 
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Till <reg orig="noone">noon</reg>, till night my Lord, and all night too.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> Why Madam, if I were your <reg orig="fathers">father's</reg>  <reg orig="dogge">dog</reg>, you could<lb/>
not <reg orig="vse">use</reg> me so&H52;.</p></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Sir being his <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, I will&H1;.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> This is a fellow of the <reg orig="selfe same">selfsame</reg> nature,</l>
<l>Our&Hrp; sister <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> of, come bring away the <reg orig="stockes">stocks</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Let me beseech your Grace not to&H9; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> so&H52;,</l>
<l>His fault is much, and the good King his <reg orig="maister">master</reg></l>
<l>Will&H1; check him <reg orig="for't">for&H4; it</reg>, your <reg orig="purpost">purposed</reg> low correction</l>
<l>Is such, as basest and <reg orig="temnest">contemnest</reg> wretches for&H4; <reg orig="pilfrings">pilferings</reg></l>
<l>And most common trespasses are <reg orig="punisht">punished</reg> with,</l>
<l>The King must take it ill, that&H3; <reg orig="hee's">he is</reg> so&H51; slightly valued</l>
<l>In&H4; his messenger, should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> him thus restrained.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. answer that&H62;.</l></sp> 
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> My sister may <reg orig="receiue">receive</reg> it much more worse,</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> her&H2; Gentlemen <reg orig="abus'd">abused</reg>, <reg orig="assalted">assaulted</reg></l>
<l>For&H4; following her&H2; <reg orig="affaires">affairs</reg>, put in&H4; his <reg orig="legges">legs</reg>,</l>
<l>Come my good Lord away?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> I am <reg orig="sory">sorry</reg> for&H4; thee friend, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> the <reg orig="Dukes">Duke's</reg> pleasure,</l>
<l>Whose disposition all the world well <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg></l>
<l>Will&H1; not be <reg orig="rubd">rubbed</reg> nor <reg orig="stopt">stopped</reg>, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg> for&H4; thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Pray you <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not sir, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="watcht">watched</reg> and <reg orig="trauaild">travelled</reg> hard,</l>
<l>Sometime I <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> <reg orig="ont">on&H4; it</reg>,the rest <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> whistle,</l>
<l>A good <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> fortune may grow out at <reg orig="heeles">heels</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> you good morrow.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> The <reg orig="Dukes">Duke is</reg> to&H4; blame in&H4; this, <reg orig="twill">it will&H1;</reg> be ill <reg orig="tooke">took</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Good King that&H61; must <reg orig="approue">approve</reg> the common saw,</l>
<l>Thou out of <reg orig="heauens">heaven's</reg> benediction comest</l>
<l>To&H4; the <reg orig="warme">warm</reg> <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>.</l>
<l>Approach thou beacon to&H4; this <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> <reg orig="gloabe">globe</reg>,</l>
<l>That&H3; by&H4; thy comfortable <reg orig="beames">beams</reg> I may</l>
<l>Peruse this letter, nothing almost sees my <reg orig="wracke">wrack</reg></l>
<l>But <reg orig="miserie">misery</reg>, I know <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> from Cordelia,</l>
<l>Who&H61; hath most fortunately <reg orig="bin">been</reg> informed</l>
<l>Of my obscured course, and shall find time</l>
<l>From this <reg orig="enormious">enormous</reg> state, seeking to&H9; <reg orig="giue">give</reg></l>
<l>Losses their remedies, all <reg orig="wearie">weary</reg> and <reg orig="ouerwatch">overwatch</reg></l>
<l>Take vantage <reg orig="heauie">heavy</reg> eyes not to&H9; behold</l>
<l>This <reg orig="shamefull">shameful</reg> lodging, Fortune goodnight,</l>
<l>Smile, once more <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> thy <reg orig="wheele">wheel</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Edgar.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <reg orig="proclaim'd">proclaimed</reg>,</l>
<l>And by&H4; the <reg orig="happie">happy</reg> hollow of a tree</l>
<l><reg orig="Escapt">Escaped</reg> the hunt, no&H2; Port is free, no&H2; place</l>
<l>That&H61; guard, and most <reg orig="vnusuall">unusual</reg> <reg orig="vigilence">vigilance</reg></l>
<l>Dost not attend my taking while I may scape,</l>
<l>I will&H1; <reg orig="preserue">preserve</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, and am bethought</l>
<l>To&H9; take the basest and most poorest shape,</l>
<l>That&H61; <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> penury in&H4; contempt of man,</l>
<l>Brought <reg orig="neare">near</reg> to&H4; beast, my face <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> grime with filth,</l>
<l>Blanket my <reg orig="loynes">loins</reg>, else all my <reg orig="haire">hair</reg> with knots,</l>
<l>And with presented <reg orig="nakednes">nakedness</reg> outface,</l>
<l>The wind, and persecution of the <reg orig="skie">sky</reg>,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="Countrie">Country</reg> <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> me <reg orig="proofe">proof</reg> and president</l>
<l>Of Bedlam <reg orig="beggers">beggars</reg>, who&H61; with <reg orig="roring">roaring</reg> <reg orig="voyces">voices</reg>,</l>
<l>Strike in&H4; their <reg orig="numb'd">numbed</reg> and mortified bare <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>,</l>
<l>Pins, <reg orig="wodden">wooden</reg> <reg orig="prickes">pricks</reg>, <reg orig="nayles">nails</reg>, sprigs of rosemary,</l>
<l>And with this horrible <reg orig="obiect">object</reg> from low <reg orig="seruice">service</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> pelting villages, <reg orig="sheep-coates">sheepcotes</reg>,and <reg orig="milles">miles</reg>,</l>
<l>Sometime with <reg orig="lunaticke">lunatic</reg> bans, sometime with prayers</l>
<l>Enforce their <reg orig="charitie">charity</reg>, <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Turlygod, <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom,</l>
<l><reg orig="Thats">That&H62; is</reg> something yet, Edgar I nothing am.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter King.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. strange that&H3; they should so&H52; depart from hence,</l>
<l>And not send <reg orig="backe">back</reg> my messenger.</l></sp>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Knight.</speaker><l>As I <reg orig="learn'd">learned</reg>, the night before there was</l>
<l>No&H2; purpose of his <reg orig="remoue">remove</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l><reg orig="Hayle">Hail</reg> to&H4; thee noble <reg orig="maister">master</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>How, <reg orig="mak'st">makest</reg> thou this shame thy pastime?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foolie.</speaker><p>Ha ha, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> he <reg orig="weares">wears</reg> <reg orig="crewell">cruel</reg> garters,<lb/>
Horses are <reg orig="tide">tied</reg> by&H4; the <reg orig="heeles">heels</reg>, <reg orig="dogges">dogs</reg> and <reg orig="beares">bears</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="Byt'h">By&H4; the</reg> <reg orig="necke">neck</reg>, <reg orig="munkies">monkeys</reg> <reg orig="bit'h">by&H4; the</reg> <reg orig="loynes">loins</reg>, and men<lb/>
<reg orig="Byt'h">By&H4; the</reg> <reg orig="legges">legs</reg>, when a <reg orig="mans">man is</reg> <reg orig="ouer">over</reg> lusty at legs,<lb/>
Then he <reg orig="weares">wears</reg> wooden <reg orig="neatherstockes">netherstocks</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> he, that&H61; hath so&H51; much thy place <reg orig="mistooke">mistook</reg> to&H9; set</l>
<l>thee here?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>It is both he and <reg orig="shee">she</reg>, your <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> <reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="daugter">daughter</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> No&H7;.</l></sp> <sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Yes.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> No&H7; I say,</l></sp> <sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> I say yea.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> No&H7; no&H7;, they would not.</l></sp> <sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Yes they <reg orig="haue">have</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> By&H4; <reg orig="Iupiter">Jupiter</reg> I <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> no&H7;,they durst not <reg orig="do't">do it</reg>,</l>
<l>They would not, could not <reg orig="do't">do it</reg>, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> murder,</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> respect such violent outrage,</l>
<l><reg orig="Resolue">Resolve</reg> me with all modest <reg orig="hast">haste</reg>, which&H61; way</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="may'st">mayst</reg> <reg orig="deserue">deserve</reg>, or they purpose this <reg orig="vsage">usage</reg>,</l>
<l>Coming from <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>My Lord, when at their home</l>
<l>I did commend your <reg orig="highnes">highness's</reg> letters to&H4; them,</l>
<l>Ere I was risen from the place that&H61; <reg orig="shewed">showed</reg></l>
<l>My <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> kneeling, came there a reeking Post,</l>
<l><reg orig="Stewd">Stewed</reg> in&H4; his <reg orig="hast">haste</reg>, <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> <reg orig="breathles">breathless</reg>, panting forth</l>
<l>From Gonerill his <reg orig="mistris">mistress</reg>, salutations,</l>
<l><reg orig="Deliuered">Delivered</reg> letters spite of intermission,</l>
<l>Which&H61; presently they read, on&H4; whose contents</l>
<l>They <reg orig="summond">summoned</reg> <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> their men, straight <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> horse,</l>
<l>Commanded me to&H9; follow, and attend the <reg orig="leasure">leisure</reg></l>
<l>Of their <reg orig="answere">answer</reg>, <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> me cold <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg>,</l>
<l>And meeting here the other messenger,</l>
<l>Whose welcome I <reg orig="perceau'd">perceived</reg> had <reg orig="poyson'd">poisoned</reg> mine,</l>
<l>Being the very fellow that&H61; of late</l>
<l><reg orig="Display'd">Displayed</reg> so&H51; <reg orig="sawcily">saucily</reg> against your <reg orig="Highnes">Highness</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Hauing">Having</reg> more man <reg orig="then">than</reg> wit,about me drew,</l>
<l>He raised the house with loud and coward cries,</l>
<l>Your <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> and daughter found this <reg orig="trespas">trespass</reg> worth</l>
<l>This shame which&H61; here it suffers.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>O how this mother <reg orig="swels">swells</reg> <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> toward my <reg orig="hart">heart</reg>,</l>
   <l><foreign lang="Latin">Historica passio</foreign> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> thou <reg orig="climing">climbing</reg> sorrow,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="element's">element is</reg> below, where is this daughter?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> With the <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg> sir within,</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Follow me not, stay there?</l></sp>
<sp who="AM"><speaker>Knight.</speaker><l> Made you no&H2; more offence <reg orig="then">than</reg> what you <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> of?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> No&H7;, how chance the King comes with so&H51; small a <reg orig="traine">train</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> <reg orig="And">if</reg> thou hadst <reg orig="beene">been</reg> set in&H4; the <reg orig="stockes">stocks</reg> for&H4; that&H62; question, thou <reg orig="ha'dst">hadst</reg> well <reg orig="deserued">deserved</reg> it.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Why <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p><reg orig="Weele">We&Htp; will&H1;</reg> set thee to&H4; <reg orig="schoole">school</reg> to&H4; an Ant, to&H9; teach thee <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg><lb/>
no&H2; labouring in&H4; the winter, all that&H61; follow their noses, are led by&H4;<lb/>
their eyes, but blind men, and <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> not a nose among a <reg orig="100.">hundred</reg> but<lb/>
can smell him <reg orig="thats">that&H61; is</reg> <reg orig="stincking">stinking</reg>, let <reg orig="goe">go</reg> thy hold when a great<lb/>
<reg orig="wheele">wheel</reg> runs <reg orig="downe">down</reg> a hill, least it <reg orig="breake">break</reg> thy <reg orig="necke">neck</reg> with following it, but the great one that&H61; goes <reg orig="vp">up&H4;</reg> the hill, let him draw thee<lb/>
after, when a wise man <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> thee better <reg orig="councell">counsel</reg>, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg> mine<lb/>
<reg orig="againe">again</reg>, I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> none but knaues follow it, since a <reg orig="foole">fool</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="giues">gives</reg> it.</p>
<l>That&H62; Sir that&H61; <reg orig="serues">serves</reg> for&H4; <reg orig="gaine">gain</reg>,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="followes">follows</reg> but for&H4; <reg orig="forme">form</reg>:</l>
<l>Will&H1; <reg orig="packe">pack</reg> when it begin to&H9; <reg orig="raine">rain</reg>,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> thee in&H4; the <reg orig="storme">storm</reg>.</l>
<l>But I will&H1; <reg orig="tarie">tarry</reg>, the <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> will&H1; stay,</l>
<l>And let the wise man <reg orig="flie">fly</reg>:</l>
<l>The <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> <reg orig="turnes">turns</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> that&H61; runs away,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> no&H2; <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg> perdy.</l></sp> 
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Where learnt you this <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>?</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Not in&H4; the <reg orig="stockes">stocks</reg>.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Lear and Gloster.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Denie">Deny</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with <reg orig="mee">me</reg>, <reg orig="th'are">they are</reg> <reg orig="sicke">sick</reg>, <reg orig="th'are">they are</reg> weary,</l>
<l>They <reg orig="traueled">travelled</reg> hard <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>, <reg orig="meare">mere</reg> <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> the Images of <reg orig="reuolt">revolt</reg> and flying off,</l>
<l>Fetch <reg orig="mee">me</reg> a better <reg orig="answere">answer</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>My <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Lord,</l>
<l>you know the <reg orig="fierie">fiery</reg> <reg orig="qualitie">quality</reg> of the</l>
<l>Duke, how <reg orig="vnremoueable">unremoveable</reg> and <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg> he is in&H4; his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> Course.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Vengeance, death, plague, confusion, what <reg orig="fierie">fiery</reg> quality,</l>
<l>why Gloster, Gloster, <reg orig="id'e">I would</reg> <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with the Duke of Cornewall, and</l>
<l>his wife.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg> my good Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> The King would speak with Cornewal, the <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> father</l>
<l>Would with his daughter <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>, commands her&H2; <reg orig="seruice">service</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Fierie">Fiery</reg> Duke, tell the hot Duke that&H3; Lear,</l>
<l>No&H7; but not yet may be he is not well,</l>
<l><reg orig="Infirmitie">Infirmity</reg> doth still neglect all office, where to&H4; our&Htp; health</l>
<l>Is bound, we&Htp; are not <reg orig="our selues">ourselves</reg>, when nature being <reg orig="oprest">oppressed</reg></l>
<l>Command the mind to&H9; suffer with the <reg orig="bodie">body</reg>, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="forbeare">forbear</reg>,</l>
<l>And am fallen out with my more <reg orig="hedier">headier</reg> will&H0;,</l>
<l>To&H9; take the <reg orig="indispos'd">indisposed</reg> and sickly fit, for&H3; the sound man,</l>
<l>Death on&H4; my state, <reg orig="wherfore">wherefore</reg> should he sit here?</l>
<l>This act <reg orig="perswades">persuades</reg> me, that&H3; this remotion of the Duke, <reg orig="&">and</reg> her&H6;</l>
<l>Is practise,only <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me my <reg orig="seruant">servant</reg> forth,</l>
<l>Tell the Duke <reg orig="and's">and his</reg>  wife, <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> with them</l>
<l>Now presently, bid them come forth and <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> me,</l>
<l>Or at their chamber <reg orig="doore">door</reg> <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> beat the drum,</l>
<l>Till it cry <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> to&H4; death.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> I would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> all well betwixt you.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> O my heart, my heart.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Cry to&H4; it <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>, as the <reg orig="Cokney">Cockney</reg> did to&H4; the <reg orig="eeles">eels</reg>, when<lb/>
she put <reg orig="vm ith past">them in&H4; the paste</reg> <reg orig="aliue">alive</reg>, she rapt vm <reg orig="ath">on&H4; the</reg> coxcombs with a stick,<lb/>
and <reg orig="cryed">cried</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> wantons <reg orig="downe">down</reg>, <reg orig="twas">it was</reg>  her&H2; brother,that&H61; in&H4; pure<lb/>
<reg orig="kindnes">kindness</reg> to&H4; his horse buttered his hay.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Duke and Regan.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Good morrow to&H4; you both.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Hayle">Hail</reg> to&H4; your Grace.</l></sp> 
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> I am glad to&H9; see your <reg orig="highnes">highness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Regan I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> you are, I know what reason</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> so&H52;, if thou shouldst not be glad,</l>
<l>I would <reg orig="diuorse">divorce</reg> me from thy <reg orig="mothers">mother's</reg>  <reg orig="tombe">tomb</reg></l>
<l>Sepulchring an <reg orig="adultresse">adulteress</reg>, yea are you free?</l>
<l>Some other time for&H4; that&H62;. <reg orig="Beloued">Beloved</reg> Regan,</l>
<l>Thy sister is naught, <reg orig="oh">o</reg>  Regan she hath <reg orig="tyed">tied</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Sharpe tooth'd">Sharp-toothed</reg> <reg orig="vnkindnes">unkindness</reg>, like&H4; a vulture <reg orig="heare">here</reg>,</l>
<l>I can scarce <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> to&H4; thee, <reg orig="thout">thou wilt</reg> not <reg orig="beleeue">believe</reg>,</l>
<l>Of how <reg orig="depriued">deprived</reg> a <reg orig="qualitie">quality</reg>, O Regan.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> I pray sir take patience, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> hope</l>
<l>You <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> know how to&H9; value her&H2; desert,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> she to&H9; <reg orig="slacke">slack</reg> her&H2; <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>My <reg orig="cursses">curses</reg> on&H4; her&H6;.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> O Sir you are old,</l>
<l>Nature on&H4; you <reg orig="standes">stands</reg> on&H4; the very verge of her&H2; confine,</l>
<l>You should be <reg orig="rul'd">ruled</reg> and led by&H4; some discretion,</l>
<l>That&H61; <reg orig="discernes">discerns</reg> your state better <reg orig="then">than</reg> you <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>,</l> 
<l><reg orig="Therfore">Therefore</reg> I pray that&H3; to&H4; our&Hrp; sister,you do make <reg orig="returne">return</reg>,</l>
<l>Say you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="wrong'd">wronged</reg> her&H6; Sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Aske">Ask</reg> her&H2; <reg orig="forgiuenes">forgiveness</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> you <reg orig="marke">mark</reg> how this becomes the house,</l>
<l><reg orig="Deare">Dear</reg> daughter, I <reg orig="confesse">confess</reg> that&H3; I am old,</l>
<l>Age is <reg orig="vnnecessarie">unnecessary</reg>, on&H4; my knees I beg,</l>
<l>That&H3; <reg orig="you'l">you will&H1;</reg>  vouchsafe me <reg orig="rayment">raiment</reg>, bed and food.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Good sir no&H2; more, these are <reg orig="vnsightly">unsightly</reg> tricks,</l>
<l><reg orig="Returne">Return</reg> you to&H4; my sister. </l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> No&H7; Regan,</l>
<l>She hath abated me of <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> my <reg orig="traine">train</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Lookt">Looked</reg> <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> me, <reg orig="strooke">struck</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg> with her&H2; tongue</l>
<l>Most Serpent-like <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> the very heart,</l>
<l>All the <reg orig="stor'd">stored</reg> vengeances of <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg> fall on&H4; her&H2; <reg orig="ingratful">ingrateful</reg> top,</l>
<l>Strike her&H2; <reg orig="yong">young</reg> bones,you taking <reg orig="ayrs">airs</reg> with <reg orig="lamenes">lameness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Fie fie sir.</l></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> You nimble lightnings dart your blinding flames,</l>
<l>Into her&H2; <reg orig="scornfull">scornful</reg> eyes, infect her&H2; <reg orig="beautie">beauty</reg>,</l>
<l>You <reg orig="Fen suckt">fen-sucked</reg> fogs, <reg orig="drawne">drawn</reg> by&H4; the <reg orig="powrefull">powerful</reg> <reg orig="Sunne">Sun</reg>,</l>
<l>To&H9; fall and blast her&H2; pride.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> O the <reg orig="blest">blessed</reg> Gods,so&H52; will&H1; you wish on&H4; me,</l>
<l>When the rash mood---</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> No&H7; Regan, thou shalt <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> my curse,</l>
<l>The tender <reg orig="hested">hefted</reg> nature shall not <reg orig="giue">give</reg> <reg orig="the">thee</reg> <reg orig="or'e">over</reg></l> 
<l>To&H4; <reg orig="harshnes">harshness</reg>, her&H2; <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg> are fierce, but thine do comfort <reg orig="&">and</reg> not <reg orig="burne">burn</reg></l> 
<l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. not in&H4; thee to&H9; grudge my pleasures, to&H9; cut off my <reg orig="traine">train</reg>,</l>
<l>To&H9; bandy hasty words, to&H9; scant my sizes,</l>
<l>And in&H4; conclusion, to&H9; oppose the bolt</l>
<l>Against my coming in&H5;, thou better knowest,</l>
<l>The offices of nature, bond of child-hood,</l>
<l>Effects of <reg orig="curtesie">courtesy</reg>, dues of gratitude,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> of the <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg>, hast thou not forgot</l>
<l>Wherein I thee <reg orig="indow'd">endowed</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Good sir <reg orig="too'th">to&H4; the</reg> purpose.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>Who&H62; put my man <reg orig="i'th">in&H4; the</reg> <reg orig="stockes">stocks</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> What <reg orig="trumpets">trumpet is</reg> that&H62;?</l></sp> 
<stage><l>Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="know't">know it</reg> my <reg orig="sisters">sister's</reg>, this <reg orig="approues">approves</reg> her&H2; letters,</l>
<l>That&H3; she would <reg orig="soone">soon</reg> be here, is your Lady come?</l></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> This is a <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>, whose <reg orig="easie">easy</reg> borrowed pride</l>
<l><reg orig="Dwels">Dwells</reg> in&H4; the fickle grace of her&H6;, <reg orig="a">he</reg> <reg orig="followes">follows</reg>,</l>
<l>Out varlet, from my sight.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> What <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> your Grace? </l></sp>
<stage><l> Enter Gon.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Who&H62; struck my <reg orig="seruant">servant</reg>, Regan I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> good hope</l>
<l>Thou didst not know <reg orig="ant">on&H4; it</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Who&H62; comes here? O <reg orig="heauens">heavens</reg>!</l>
<l>If you <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> old men, if you sweet sway allow</l>
<l>Obedience, if <reg orig="your selues">yourselves</reg> are old, make it your cause,</l>
<l>Send <reg orig="downe">down</reg> and take my part,</l>
<l>Art not <reg orig="asham'd">ashamed</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> this beard?</l>
<l>O Regan wilt thou take her&H6; by&H4; the hand?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Why not by&H4; the hand sir, how <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I offended?</l>
<l><reg orig="Als">All is</reg> not offence that&H61; indiscretion finds</l>
<l>And dotage <reg orig="tearmes">terms</reg> so&H52;.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> O sides you are too tough,</l>
<l>Will&H1; you yet hold? how came my man <reg orig="it'h">in&H4; the</reg> <reg orig="stockes">stocks</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> I set him there sir, but his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> disorders</l>
<l><reg orig="Deseru'd">Deserved</reg> much <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> <reg orig="aduancement">advancement</reg>, </l></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> You, did you?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> I pray you father being <reg orig="weake">weak</reg> <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> so&H52;,</l>
<l>If till the expiration of your <reg orig="moneth">month</reg>,</l>
<l>You will&H1; <reg orig="returne">return</reg> and <reg orig="soiorne">sojourn</reg> with my sister,</l>
<l>Dismissing <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> your <reg orig="traine">train</reg>, come then to&H4; me,</l>
<l>I am now from home, and out of that&H62; <reg orig="prouision">provision</reg>,</l>
<l>Which&H61; shall be needful for&H4; your entertainment.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Returne">Return</reg> to&H4; her&H6;, and <reg orig="fiftie">fifty</reg> men <reg orig="dismist">dismissed</reg>,</l>
<l>No&H7; rather I <reg orig="abiure">abjure</reg> all <reg orig="roofes">roofs</reg>, and <reg orig="chuse">choose</reg></l>
<l>To&H9; wage against the <reg orig="enmitie">enmity</reg> of the <reg orig="Ayre">Air</reg>,</l>
<l>To&H9; be a Comrade with the <reg orig="Woolfe">Wolf</reg> and <reg orig="owle">owl</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Necessities">Necessity's</reg> sharpe pinch, <reg orig="returne">return</reg> with her&H6;,</l>
<l>Why the hot <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> in&H4; France, that&H61; <reg orig="dowerles">dowerless</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Tooke">Took</reg> our&Hrp; <reg orig="yongest">youngest</reg> borne, I could as well be brought</l>
<l>To&H9; knee his throne,and Squire-like pension bag,</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> base life afoot, <reg orig="returne">return</reg> with her&H6;,</l>
<l><reg orig="Perswade">Persuade</reg> me rather to&H9; be <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg> and sumter</l>
<l>To&H4; this detested <reg orig="groome">groom</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> At your <reg orig="choise">choice</reg> sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Now I prithee daughter do not make me mad,</l>
<l>I will&H1; not trouble thee my child, farewell,</l>
<l><reg orig="Wee'le">We&Htp; will&H1;</reg> no&H2; more <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>, no&H2; more see one another.</l>
<l>But yet thou art my flesh, my <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>,my daughter,</l>
<l>Or rather a disease that&H61; lies within my flesh,</l>
<l>Which&H61; I must needs call mine, thou art a bile,</l>
<l>A plague sore, an <reg orig="imbossed">embossed</reg> carbuncle in&H4; my</l>
<l>Corrupted <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, but <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. not chide thee,</l>
<l>Let shame come when it will&H1;,I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not call it,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not bid the thunder bearer <reg orig="shoote">shoot</reg>,</l>
<l>Nor tell <reg orig="tailes">tails</reg> of thee to&H4; high <reg orig="Iudging">Judging</reg> <reg orig="Ioue">Jove</reg>,</l>
<l>Mend when thou canst, be better at thy <reg orig="leasure">leisure</reg>,</l>
<l>I can be patient, I can stay with Regan,</l>
<l>I and my hundred Knights.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Not altogether so&H52; sir, I <reg orig="looke">look</reg> not for&H4; you yet,</l>
<l>Nor am <reg orig="prouided">provided</reg> for&H4; your fit welcome,</l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> <reg orig="eare">ear</reg> sir to&H4; my sister, for&H3; those</l>
<l>That&H61; mingle reason with your passion,</l>
<l>Must be content to&H9; <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> you are old, and so&H3;,</l>
<l>But she <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> what <reg orig="shee">she</reg> does.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Is this well spoken now?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> I dare <reg orig="auouch">avouch</reg> it sir, what <reg orig="fiftie">fifty</reg> followers,</l>
<l>Is it not well,what should you need of more,</l>
<l>Yea or so&H51; many, sith that&H3; both charge and danger</l>
<l><reg orig="Speakes">Speaks</reg> gainst so&H51; great a number, how in&H4; a house</l>
<l>Should many people <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> two commands</l>
<l>Hold <reg orig="amytie">amity</reg>, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> hard,almost impossible.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Why might not you my Lord <reg orig="receiue">receive</reg> attendance</l>
<l>From those that&H61; she <reg orig="cals">calls</reg> <reg orig="seruants">servants</reg>, or from mine?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Why not my Lord?  if then they <reg orig="chanc'st">chancest</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="slacke">slack</reg> you,</l>
<l>We&Htp; could <reg orig="controwle">control</reg> them, if you will&H1; come to&H4; me,</l>
<l>For&H3; now I <reg orig="spie">spy</reg> a danger, I <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg> you,</l>
<l>To&H9; bring but <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> and <reg orig="twentie">twenty</reg>, to&H4; no&H2; more</l>
<l>Will&H1; I <reg orig="giue">give</reg> place or notice.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> you all.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> And in&H4; good time you <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Made you my guardians, my <reg orig="depositaries">depositories</reg>,</l>
<l>But kept a <reg orig="reseruation">reservation</reg> to&H9; be followed</l>
<l>With such a number, what, must I come to&H4; you</l>
<l>With <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> and <reg orig="twentie">twenty</reg>, Regan said you so&H52;?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> And <reg orig="speak't">speak it</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg> my Lord, no&H2; more with me.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Those wicked creatures yet do seem <reg orig="wel">well</reg> <reg orig="fauor'd">favoured</reg></l>
<l>When others are more wicked, not being the worst</l>
<l>Stands in&H4; some <reg orig="ranke">rank</reg> of <reg orig="prayse">praise</reg>, <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. <reg orig="goe">go</reg> with thee,</l>
<l>Thy fifty yet doth double <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> and <reg orig="twentie">twenty</reg>,</l>
<l>And thou art twice her&H2; <reg orig="loue">love</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Heare">Hear</reg> me my Lord,</l>
<l>What need you <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> and <reg orig="twentie">twenty</reg>, <reg orig="tenne">ten</reg>, or <reg orig="fiue">five</reg>,</l>
<l>To&H9; follow in&H4; a house, where <reg orig="twise">twice</reg> so&H51; many</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> a <reg orig="commaund">command</reg> to&H9; tend you.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> What <reg orig="needes">needs</reg> one?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> O reason not the deed, our&Htp; basest <reg orig="beggers">beggars</reg>,</l>
<l>Are in&H4; the poorest thing superfluous,</l>
<l>Allow not nature more <reg orig="then">than</reg> nature <reg orig="needes">needs</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Mans">Man's</reg> life as <reg orig="cheape">cheap</reg> as beasts, thou art a Lady,</l>
<l>If <reg orig="onely">only</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="warme">warm</reg> were gorgeous,</l>
<l>Why nature <reg orig="needes">needs</reg> not, what thou gorgeous wearest</l>
<l>Which&H61; scarcely <reg orig="keepes">keeps</reg> thee <reg orig="warme">warm</reg>, but for&H4; true need,</l>
<l>You <reg orig="heauens">heavens</reg> <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me that&H62; patience, patience I need,</l>
<l>You see me here (you Gods) a <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> old fellow,</l>
<l>As full of <reg orig="greefe">grief</reg> as age, wretched in&H4; both,</l>
<l>If it be you that&H61; <reg orig="stirres">stirs</reg> these <reg orig="daughters">daughters'</reg> hearts</l>
<l>Against their Father, <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> me not <reg orig="to">too</reg> much,</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> it lamely, touch me with noble anger,</l>
<l>O let not <reg orig="womens">women's</reg> weapons,water drops</l>
<l><reg orig="Stayne">Stain</reg> my <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="cheekes">cheeks</reg>, no&H7; you <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg> hags,</l>
<l>I will&H1; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> such <reg orig="reuenges">revenges</reg> on&H4; you both,</l>
<l>That&H3; all the world shall, I will&H1; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> such things,</l>
<l>What they are yet I know not, but they <reg orig="shalbe">shall be</reg></l>
<l>The terrors of the earth, you <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>,</l>
<l>No&H7; <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> not <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> full cause of weeping,</l>
<l>But this heart shall <reg orig="breake">break</reg>,in&H4; a <reg orig="100.">hundred</reg> thousand <reg orig="flowes">flaws</reg></l>
<l>Or ere <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>, O <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> I shall <reg orig="goe">go</reg> mad.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Exeunt Lear,Leister,Kent, and Foole.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Let <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> withdraw, <reg orig="twill">it will&H1;</reg> be a <reg orig="storme">storm</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>This house is little the old man and his people,</l>
<l>Cannot be well bestowed.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. his own blame hath put <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg> from rest,</l>
<l>And must needs <reg orig="tast">taste</reg> his folly.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> For&H4; his <reg orig="particuler">particular</reg>, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="receiue">receive</reg> him gladly,</l>
<l>But not one follower.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> So&H52; am I <reg orig="puspos'd">purposed</reg>,where is my Lord of Gloster?</l></sp> 
      <stage><l>Enter Glo.</l></stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Followed the old man forth, he is <reg orig="return'd">returned</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> The King is in&H4; high rage, <reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="wil">will&H1;</reg> I know not whether.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. good to&H9; <reg orig="giue">give</reg> him way, he leads <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> My Lord, <reg orig="intreat">entreat</reg> him by&H4; no&H2; <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> to&H9; stay.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Alack the night comes on&H5;, and the bleak winds</l>
<l>Do sorely <reg orig="russel">ruffle</reg>, for&H4; many miles about <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> not a bush.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> O sir, to&H4; <reg orig="wilfull">wilful</reg> men</l>
<l>The <reg orig="iniuries">injuries</reg> that&H61; they <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg> procure,</l>
<l>Must be their <reg orig="schoolemasters">schoolmasters</reg>, shut <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> your <reg orig="doores">doors</reg>,</l>
<l>He is attended with a desperate <reg orig="traine">train</reg>,</l>
<l>And what they may incense him to&H5;, being apt,</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> his <reg orig="eare">ear</reg> <reg orig="abusd">abused</reg>, <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg> bids <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Shut <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> your <reg orig="doores">doors</reg> my Lord,<reg orig="tis">it is</reg> a wild night,</l>
<l>My Reg <reg orig="counsails">councils</reg> well,come out <reg orig="at'h">of the</reg> <reg orig="storme">storm</reg>.</l></sp> 
   <div2 n="8" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Kent and a Gentleman at seuerall doores.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> here beside <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> weather?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> One minded like&H4; the weather most <reg orig="vnquietly">unquietly</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> I know you, <reg orig="whers">where is</reg> the King?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Contending with the <reg orig="fretfull">fretful</reg> element,</l>
<l>Bids the wind blow the earth into the sea,</l>
<l>Or swell the curled waters <reg orig="boue">above</reg> the <reg orig="maine">main</reg></l>
<l>That&H3; things might change or cease, <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> his white <reg orig="haire">hair</reg>,</l>
<l>Which&H61; the impetuous blasts with <reg orig="eyles">eyeless</reg> rage</l>
<l>Catch in&H4; their <reg orig="furie">fury</reg>, and make nothing of,</l>
<l><reg orig="Striues">Strives</reg> in&H4; his little world of man to&H9; <reg orig="outscorne">outscorn</reg>,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="too">to&H5;</reg> and fro conflicting wind and <reg orig="raine">rain</reg>,</l>
<l>This night <reg orig="wherin">wherein</reg> the <reg orig="cub-drawne">cub-drawn</reg> <reg orig="Beare">Bear</reg> would couch,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="Lyon">Lion</reg>, and the belly pinched <reg orig="Wolfe">Wolf</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Keepe">Keep</reg> their <reg orig="furre">fur</reg> dry, <reg orig="vnbonneted">unbonneted</reg> he <reg orig="runnes">runs</reg>,</l>
<l>And bids what will&H1; take all.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> But who&H62; is with him?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> None but the <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>, who&H61; labours to&H9; <reg orig="out-iest">out-jest</reg></l>
<l>His heart <reg orig="strooke">struck</reg> <reg orig="iniuries">injuries</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Sir I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> know you,</l>
<l>And dare <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> the warrant of my <reg orig="Arte">Art&H0;</reg>,</l>
<l>Commend a <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> thing to&H4; you, there is <reg orig="diuision">division</reg>,</l>
<l>Although as yet the face of it be <reg orig="couer'd">covered</reg>,</l>
<l>With <reg orig="mutuall">mutual</reg> cunning, twixt Albany and Cornwall</l>
<l>But true it is, from France there comes a power</l>
<l>Into this scattered <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg>, who&H61; <reg orig="alreadie">already</reg> wise in&H4; our&Htp; negligence,</l> 
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> secret feet in&H4; some of our&Htp; best Ports,</l>
<l>And are at point to&H9; <reg orig="shew">show</reg> their open banner,</l>
<l>Now to&H4; you, if on&H4; my credit you dare build so&H51; <reg orig="farre">far</reg>,</l>
<l>To&H9; make your speed to&H4; Douer, you shall find</l>
<l>Some that&H61; will&H1; <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> you, making <reg orig="iust">just</reg> report</l>
<l>Of how <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg> and <reg orig="bemadding">bending</reg> sorrow</l>
<l>The King hath cause to&H9; <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg>,</l>
<l>I am a gentleman of blood and breeding,</l>
<l>And from some knowledge and assurance,</l>
<l>Offer this office to&H4; you.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> I will&H1; <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> farther with you. </l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> No&H7; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not,</l>
<l>For&H4; confirmation that&H3; I much more</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> my out-wall, open this purse and take</l>
<l>What it <reg orig="containes">contains</reg>, if you shall see Cordelia,</l>
<l>As <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> not but you shall, <reg orig="shew">show</reg> her&H6; this ring,</l>
<l>And she will&H1; tell you who&H61; your fellow is,</l>
<l>That&H61; yet you <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not know, fie on&H4; this <reg orig="storme">storm</reg>,</l>
<l>I will&H1; <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> the King.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me your hand, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you no&H2; more to&H9; say?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Few words but to&H9; effect more <reg orig="then">than</reg> all yet:</l>
<l>That&H3; when we&Htp; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> found the King,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. this way,you that&H62;, he that&H61; first lights</l>
<l>On&H4; him, hollow the other.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="9" type="scene">  
<stage><l>Enter Lear and Foole.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Blow wind <reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="cracke">crack</reg> your <reg orig="cheekes">cheeks</reg>, rage, blow</l>
<l>You <reg orig="caterickes">cataracts</reg>,<reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="Hircanios">Hurricanes</reg> spout <reg orig="til">till</reg> you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="drencht">drenched</reg>,</l>
<l>The steeples <reg orig="drown'd">drowned</reg> the <reg orig="cockes">cocks</reg>, you <reg orig="sulpherous">sulphurous</reg> and</l>
<l>Thought executing fires, vaunt-currers to&H4;</l>
<l><reg orig="Oke-cleauing">Oak-cleaving</reg> <reg orig="thunderboults">thunderbolts</reg>, singe my white head,</l>
<l>And thou all shaking thunder, smite flat</l>
<l>The <reg orig="thicke">thick</reg> <reg orig="Rotunditie">Rotundity</reg> of the world, <reg orig="cracke">crack</reg> <reg orig="natures">nature's</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Mold">Mould</reg>, all <reg orig="Germains">Germans</reg> spill at once that&H61; make</l>
<l><reg orig="Ingratefull">Ingrateful</reg> man.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> O <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>, Court holy water in&H4; a <reg orig="drie">dry</reg> house<lb/>
Is better <reg orig="then">than</reg> this <reg orig="raine">rain</reg> water <reg orig="out a doore">out-of-doors</reg>,<lb/>
Good <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg> in&H5;, and <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> thy daughters blessing,<lb/>
<reg orig="Heers">Here is</reg> a night pities nether wise man nor <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Rumble thy belly full, spit fire, spout <reg orig="raine">rain</reg>,</l>
<l>Nor <reg orig="raine">rain</reg>, wind,thunder, fire, are my daughters,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="taske">task</reg> not you you elements with <reg orig="vnkindnes">unkindness</reg>,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> you <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg>, <reg orig="cald">called</reg> you children,</l>
<l>You owe me no&H2; subscription, why then let fall your horrible <reg orig="plesure">pleasure</reg></l>
<l>Here I stand your <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>, a <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="infirme">infirm</reg> weak <reg orig="&">and</reg></l> 
<l><reg orig="Despis'd">Despised</reg> <reg orig="ould">old</reg> man, but yet I call you <reg orig="seruile">servile</reg></l>
<l>Ministers, that&H61; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> with <reg orig="2">two</reg> <reg orig="pernitious">pernicious</reg> daughters <reg orig="ioin'd">joined</reg></l>
<l>Your high <reg orig="engendred">engendered</reg> <reg orig="battel">battle</reg> gainst a head so&H51; old <reg orig="&">and</reg> white As this, O <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="foule">foul</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Hee">He</reg> that&H61; has a house to&H9; put his head in&H5;, has a good<lb/>
<reg orig="headpeece">headpiece</reg>, the <reg orig="Codpeece">Codpiece</reg> that&H61; will&H1; house before the head, has<lb/>
any the head and <reg orig="hee">he</reg> shall <reg orig="lowse">louse</reg>, so&H52; <reg orig="beggers">beggars</reg> <reg orig="mary">marry</reg> many, the<lb/>
man that&H61; makes his toe, what <reg orig="hee">he</reg> his heart should make, shall<lb/>
<reg orig="haue">have</reg> a <reg orig="corne">corn</reg> cry woe, and <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> his <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg> to&H9; wake, for&H3;<lb/>
there was <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> yet <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> woman but <reg orig="shee">she</reg> made <reg orig="mouthes">mouths</reg> in&H4; a<lb/>
<reg orig="glasse">glass</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> No&H7; I will&H1; be the <reg orig="patterne">pattern</reg> of all patience </l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Kent.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>I will&H1; say nothing.</l></sp> 
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Whose">Who&H62; is</reg> there?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Marry <reg orig="heers">here is</reg> Grace, <reg orig="&">and</reg> a <reg orig="codpis">codpiece</reg>, <reg orig="that's">that&H62; is</reg> a <reg orig="wiseman">wise man</reg> and a <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Alas sir, sit you here?</l>
<l>Things that&H61; <reg orig="loue">love</reg> night, <reg orig="loue">love</reg> not such nights as these,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="wrathfull">wrathful</reg> Skies gallow, the very wanderer of the</l>
<l><reg orig="Darke">Dark</reg>, and makes them <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> their <reg orig="caues">caves</reg>,</l>
<l>Since I was man, such sheets of fire,</l>
<l>Such bursts of <reg orig="horred">horrid</reg> thunder, such <reg orig="grones">groans</reg> of</l>
<l>Roaring <reg orig="winde">wind</reg>, and <reg orig="rayne">rain</reg>, I <reg orig="ne're">never</reg> remember</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard, <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> nature cannot <reg orig="cary">carry</reg></l>
<l>The affliction, nor the force.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Let the great Gods that&H61; <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> this dreadful</l>
<l><reg orig="Powther">Pother</reg> <reg orig="ore">over</reg> our&Htp; <reg orig="heades">heads</reg>, find out their enemies now,</l>
<l>Tremble thou wretch that&H61; hast within thee</l>
<l><reg orig="Vndivulged">undivulged</reg> crimes, <reg orig="vnwhipt">unwhipped</reg> of <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>,</l>
<l>Hide thee thou <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> hand,thou <reg orig="periur'd">perjured</reg>,and</l>
<l>Thou simular man of vertue that&H61; art <reg orig="incestious">incestuous</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Caytife">Caitiff</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="peeces">pieces</reg> shake, that&H61; <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> <reg orig="couert">covert</reg></l>
<l>And <reg orig="conuenient">convenient</reg> seeming, hast practised on&H4; <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> life,</l>
<l>Close pent <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> guilts, <reg orig="riue">rive</reg> your concealed <reg orig="centers">centres</reg>,</l>
<l>And cry these <reg orig="dreadfull">dreadful</reg> summoners grace,</l>
<l>I am a man more <reg orig="sind">sinned</reg> against their sinning.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg> bare headed, gracious my Lord, hard by&H5; here is<lb/>
a <reg orig="houell">hovel</reg>, some friendship will&H1; it lend you gainst the tempest, repose you there, whilst I to&H4; this hard house, more hard <reg orig="then">than</reg> is<lb/>
the stone whereof <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="rais'd">raised</reg>, which&H61; <reg orig="euen">even</reg> but now <reg orig="demaunding">demanding</reg><lb/>
after me, <reg orig="denide">denied</reg> me to&H9; come in&H5;, <reg orig="returne">return</reg> and force their scanted <reg orig="curtesie">courtesy</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> My wit begins to&H9; <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>,</l>
<l>Come on&H5; my boy, how dost my boy,art cold?</l>
<l>I am cold <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, where is this straw my fellow,</l>
<l>The art of our&Htp; necessities is strange that&H61; can,</l>
<l>Make vild things precious, come you <reg orig="houell">hovel</reg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Foole">Fool</reg> and <reg orig="knaue">knave</reg>, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> one part of my heart</l>
<l>That&H61; <reg orig="sorrowes">sorrows</reg> yet for&H4; thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Hee">He</reg> that&H61; has a little tine <reg orig="witte">wit</reg>, with hey ho the wind<lb/>
and the <reg orig="raine">rain</reg>, must make content with his fortunes fit, for&H3; the<lb/>
<reg orig="raine">rain</reg>, it raineth <reg orig="euery">every</reg> day.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>True my good boy, come bring <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> to&H4; this <reg orig="houell">hovel</reg>?</l></sp>
   <div2 n="10" type="scene">     
<stage><l>Enter Gloster and the Bastard with lights.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg> <reg orig="alacke">alack</reg> Edmund I like&H1; not this,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vnnaturall">Unnatural</reg> dealing when I <reg orig="desir'd">desired</reg> their <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg></l>
<l>That&H3; I might <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg> him, they <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> me from me</l>
<l>The <reg orig="vse">use</reg> of mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> house, <reg orig="charg'd">charged</reg> me on&H4; <reg orig="paine">pain</reg></l>
<l>Of their displeasure, neither to&H9; <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> of him,</l>
<l><reg orig="Intreat">Entreat</reg> for&H4; him,nor any way <reg orig="sustaine">sustain</reg> him.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Most <reg orig="sauage">savage</reg> and <reg orig="vnnaturall">unnatural</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> Go <reg orig="toe">to&H5;</reg> say you nothing, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> a <reg orig="diuision">division</reg> betwixt the Dukes,<lb/> 
And a worse matter <reg orig="then">than</reg> that&H62;, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="receiued">received</reg><lb/>
A letter this night, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> dangerous to&H9; be spoken,<lb/>
I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="lockt">locked</reg> the letter in&H4; my closet, these <reg orig="iniuries">injuries</reg><lb/>
The King now <reg orig="beares">bears</reg>, will&H1; be <reg orig="reuenged">revenged</reg> home<lb/>
<reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> part of a power already landed,<lb/>
We&Htp; must incline to&H4; the King, I will&H1; <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> him,and<lb/>
<reg orig="Priuily">Privily</reg> <reg orig="releeue">relieve</reg> him, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> you and <reg orig="maintaine">maintain</reg> <reg orig="talke">talk</reg><lb/>
With the Duke, that&H3; my charity be not of him<lb/>
<reg orig="Perceiued">Perceived</reg>, if <reg orig="hee">he</reg> <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> for&H4; me, I am ill,and gon<lb/>
To&H4; bed, though I die <reg orig="for't">for&H4; it</reg>, as no&H2; <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> is <reg orig="threatned">threatened</reg> me,<lb/>
The King my old master must be <reg orig="releeued">relieved</reg>, there is<lb/>
Some strange thing toward, Edmund pray you be careful.</p></sp> 
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> This <reg orig="curtesie">courtesy</reg> forbid thee, <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> the Duke <reg orig="instanly">instantly</reg> know</l> 
<l>And of that&H62; letter <reg orig="to">too</reg>, this seems a <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="deseruing">deserving</reg></l>
<l>And must draw me that&H62; which&H61; my father looses, no&H2; <reg orig="lesse">less</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> all, then <reg orig="yonger">younger</reg> rises when the old <reg orig="doe">do</reg> fall.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="11" type="scene">  
<stage><l>Enter Lear, Kent, and foole.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Here is the place my Lord, good my Lord enter, the</l>
<l><reg orig="tyrannie">tyranny</reg> of the open <reg orig="nights">night is</reg> too <reg orig="ruffe">rough</reg> for&H4; nature to&H9; <reg orig="indure">endure</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Let me alone.</l></sp> <sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Good my Lord enter.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Wilt <reg orig="breake">break</reg> my heart?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> I had rather <reg orig="breake">break</reg> mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg>, good my Lord enter.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Thou <reg orig="think'st">thinkst</reg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> much, that&H3; this <reg orig="tempestious">tempestuous</reg> <reg orig="storme">storm</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Inuades">Invades</reg> <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> to&H4; the skin, so&H52; <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> to&H4; thee,</l>
<l>But where the greater malady is <reg orig="fixt">fixed</reg></l>
<l>The lesser is scarce felt, <reg orig="thoud'st">thou wouldst</reg> shun a <reg orig="Beare">Bear</reg>,</l>
<l>But if thy flight lay toward the <reg orig="roring">roaring</reg> sea,</l>
<l><reg orig="Thoud'st">You wouldst</reg> meet the <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> <reg orig="it'h">in&H4; the</reg> mouth, when the <reg orig="mind's">mind is</reg> free</l> 
<l>The <reg orig="bodies">body is</reg> delicate, this tempest in&H4; my mind</l>
<l>Doth from my <reg orig="sences">senses</reg> take all feeling else</l>
<l><reg orig="Saue">Save</reg> what <reg orig="beates">beats</reg> their <reg orig="filiall">filial</reg> ingratitude,</l>
<l>Is it not as this mouth should <reg orig="teare">tear</reg> this hand</l>
<l>For&H4; lifting food <reg orig="to't">to&H4; it</reg>, but I will&H1; punish sure,</l>
<l>No&H7; I will&H1; <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg> no&H2; more, in&H4; such a night as this!</l>
<l>O Regan, Gonorill,your old kind father</l>
<l>Whose <reg orig="franke">frank</reg> heart <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> you all, O that&H62; way <reg orig="madnes">madness</reg> lies</l>
<l>Let me shun that&H62;, no&H2; more of that&H62;.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Good my Lord enter.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Prethe">Prithee</reg> <reg orig="goe">go</reg> in&H5; <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg>, <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> thy one ease</l>
<l>This tempest will&H1; not <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> to&H9; ponder</l>
<l>On&H4; things would hurt me more, but <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="goe">go</reg> in&H5;,</l>
<l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> naked wretches, <reg orig="where so ere">wheresoever</reg> you are</l>
<l>That&H61; bide the pelting of this <reg orig="pittiles">pitiless</reg> night,</l>
<l>How shall your <reg orig="house-lesse">house-less</reg> heads, and <reg orig="vnfed">unfed</reg> sides,</l>
<l>Your <reg orig="loopt">looped</reg> and windowed <reg orig="raggednes">raggedness</reg> defend you</l>
<l>From seasons such as these, O I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="tane">taken</reg></l>
<l>Too little care of this, take <reg orig="physicke">physic</reg> <reg orig="pompe">pomp</reg>,</l>
<l>Expose <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="feele">feel</reg> what wretches <reg orig="feele">feel</reg>,</l>
<l>That&H3; thou mayst shake the superflux to&H4; them,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="shew">show</reg> the <reg orig="heauens">heavens</reg> more <reg orig="iust">just</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Come not in&H4; here <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg>, <reg orig="her's">here is</reg> a spirit, <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> me, <reg orig="helpe">help</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="mee">me</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me thy hand, <reg orig="whose">who&H62; is</reg> there.</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> A spirit, he <reg orig="sayes">says</reg>, his <reg orig="nam's">name is</reg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>What art thou that&H61; dost grumble there in&H4; the straw,</l>
<l>come forth?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> Away, the <reg orig="fowle">foul</reg> fiend <reg orig="followes">follows</reg> me, thorough the sharpe<lb/>
<reg orig="hathorne">hawthorn</reg> <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg> the cold wind, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> to&H4; thy cold bed and <reg orig="warme">warm</reg><lb/>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Hast thou <reg orig="giuen">given</reg> all to&H4; thy two daughters, and art thou</l>
<l>come to&H4; this?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> Who&H62; <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg> to&H4; <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom, <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="Fiende">Fiend</reg> hath led, through fire, and through <reg orig="foord">ford</reg>, and<lb/>
<reg orig="whirli-poole">whirlpool</reg>, ore bog and quagmire, that&H61; has <reg orig="layd">laid</reg> <reg orig="kniues">knives</reg> <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> his pillow, and halters in&H4; his <reg orig="pue">pew</reg>, set ratsbane by&H4; his pottage,<lb/>
made him proud of heart, to&H9; ride on&H4; a bay trotting horse <reg orig="ouer">over</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="foure">four</reg> <reg orig="incht">inched</reg> bridges, to&H9; course his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> shadow for&H4; a <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg>,<lb/>
<reg orig="blesse">bless</reg> thy <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> wits, <reg orig="Tomsa">Tom is a</reg> cold, <reg orig="blesse">bless</reg> thee from <reg orig="whirle-winds">whirlwinds</reg>,<lb/>
<reg orig="starre-blusting">star-blasting</reg>,and taking, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom some <reg orig="charitie">charity</reg>, whom<lb/>
the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> fiend vexes, there could I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> him now, and there, and<lb/>
and there <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> What, his daughters brought him to&H4; this <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>,</l>
<l>Couldst thou <reg orig="saue">save</reg> nothing, didst thou <reg orig="giue">give</reg> them all?</l></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Nay he <reg orig="reseru'd">reserved</reg> a blanket, else we&Htp; had <reg orig="beene">been</reg> all <reg orig="sham'd">shamed</reg>. </p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Now all the plagues that&H61; in&H4; the pendulous <reg orig="ayre">air</reg></l>
<l>Hang fated <reg orig="ore">over</reg> <reg orig="mens">men's</reg> faults, fall on&H4; thy daughters.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> He hath no&H2; daughters sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Death <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg>, nothing could <reg orig="haue">have</reg> subdued nature</l>
<l>To&H4; such a <reg orig="lownes">lowness</reg>, but his <reg orig="vnkind">unkind</reg> daughters,</l>
<l>Is it the fashion that&H3; discarded fathers,</l>
<l>Should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> thus little mercy on&H4; their flesh,</l>
<l><reg orig="Iudicious">Judicious</reg> punishment <reg orig="twas">it was</reg>  this flesh</l>
<l>Begot those <reg orig="Pelicane">Pelican</reg> daughters.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> Pilicock sate on&H4; pelicocks hill, a lo lo<lb/>
lo. </p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> This cold night will&H1; <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> all to&H4; <reg orig="fooles">fools</reg> <reg orig="&">and</reg> madmen.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> Take <reg orig="heede">heed</reg> <reg orig="at'h">of the</reg> <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> fiend, <reg orig="obay">obey</reg> thy parents, keep thy<lb/>
words <reg orig="iustly">justly</reg>, <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> not, commit not with <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="sworne">sworn</reg> spouse,<lb/>
set not thy sweet heart on&H4; proud array, <reg orig="Toms">Tom is</reg> <reg orig="a cold">a-cold</reg>,</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> What hast thou <reg orig="beene">been</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> A <reg orig="Seruingman">Serving-man</reg>, proud in&H4; heart and mind, that&H61; <reg orig="curld">curled</reg> my<lb/>
<reg orig="haire">hair</reg>, wore <reg orig="gloues">gloves</reg> in&H4; my cap, <reg orig="serued">served</reg> the lust of my <reg orig="mistris">mistress</reg> heart,<lb/>
and did the act of <reg orig="darkenes">darkness</reg> with her&H6;, swore as many oaths as I<lb/>
spake words, and broke them in&H4; the sweet face of <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg>, one<lb/>
that&H61; slept in&H4; the <reg orig="contriuing">contriving</reg> of lust, and <reg orig="wakt">waked</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> it, wine <reg orig="loued">loved</reg> I deeply, dice <reg orig="deerely">dearly</reg>, and in&H4; woman <reg orig="out paromord">out-paramoured</reg> the<lb/>
<reg orig="Turke">Turk</reg>, false of heart, light of <reg orig="eare">ear</reg>,<reg orig="bloudie">bloody</reg> of hand, Hog in&H4; sloth,<lb/>
Fox in&H4; stealth, <reg orig="Woolfe">Wolf</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="greedines">greediness</reg>,, Dog in&H4; <reg orig="madnes">madness</reg>, <reg orig="Lyon">Lion</reg><lb/>
in&H4; <reg orig="pray">prey</reg>, let not the <reg orig="creeking">creaking</reg> of <reg orig="shooes">shoes</reg>, nor the <reg orig="ruslngs">rustlngs</reg> of <reg orig="silkes">silks</reg><lb/>
betray thy <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> heart to&H4; women, <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> thy <reg orig="foote">foot</reg> out of <reg orig="brothell">brothel</reg>, thy hand out of placket, thy pen from <reg orig="lenders">lender's</reg> <reg orig="booke">book</reg>,<lb/>
and <reg orig="defie">defy</reg> the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> fiend, still through the <reg orig="hathorne">hawthorn</reg> <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg> the<lb/>
cold wind, hay no&H5; on&H5; ny, Dolphin my boy, my boy, <reg orig="ceaese">cease</reg><lb/>
let him trot by&H5;.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Why thou wert better in&H4; thy <reg orig="graue">grave</reg>, <reg orig="then">than</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="answere">answer</reg><lb/>
with thy <reg orig="vncouered">uncovered</reg> <reg orig="bodie">body</reg> this <reg orig="extremitie">extremity</reg> of the skies, is man no&H2;<lb/>
more, but this consider him well, thou owest the <reg orig="worme">worm</reg> no&H2; <reg orig="silke">silk</reg>,<lb/>
the beast no&H2; hide, the <reg orig="sheepe">sheep</reg> no&H2; <reg orig="wooll">wool</reg>, the cat no&H2; perfume, <reg orig="her's">here is</reg><lb/>
three <reg orig="ons">of us&Htp;</reg> are sophisticated, thou art the thing <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg>, <reg orig="vnaccomodated">unacquainted</reg> man, is no&H2; more but such a <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> bare forked <reg orig="Animall">Animal</reg><lb/>
as thou art, off off you lendings, come on&H5;</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Prithe">Prithee</reg> <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg> be content, this is a naughty night to&H9;<lb/>
swim in&H5;, now a little fire in&H4; a wild field, were like&H4; an old <reg orig="leachers">lecher's</reg><lb/>
heart, a small <reg orig="sparke">spark</reg>, all the rest in&H4; <reg orig="bodie">body</reg> cold, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> here comes<lb/>
a walking fire.</p></sp>
<stage><l> Enter Gloster.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> This is the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> fiend <reg orig="fliberdegibek">flibbertigibbet</reg>, <reg orig="hee">he</reg> begins at <reg orig="curphew">curfew</reg>, and walks till the first <reg orig="cocke">cock</reg>, he <reg orig="giues">gives</reg> the web,<reg orig="&">and</reg> the pin,<lb/>
<reg orig="squemes">squints</reg> the eye, and makes the hare lip, <reg orig="mildewes">mildews</reg> the white<lb/>
<reg orig="wheate">wheat</reg>, and hurts the <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> creature of earth, swithald footed<lb/>
thrice the old,he met the night mare and her&H2; nine fold bid her&H6;, O<lb/>
light and her&H2; troth plight and <reg orig="arint">aroint</reg> thee, witch <reg orig="arint">aroint</reg> thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>How fares your Grace?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Whats">What is</reg> <reg orig="hee">he</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Whose">Who&H62; is</reg> there, what <reg orig="i'st">is it</reg> you <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> What are you there? your names?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> Tom, that&H61; eats the swimming frog, the <reg orig="tode">toad</reg>, the<lb/>
<reg orig="tod pole">tadpole</reg>, the wall-newt, and the water, that&H61; in&H4; the <reg orig="furie">fury</reg> of his<lb/>
heart, when the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> fiend rages, eats cow-dung for&H4; <reg orig="sallets">salads</reg>, <reg orig="swallowes">swallows</reg> the old <reg orig="ratt">rat</reg>, and the ditch <reg orig="dogge">dog</reg>,<reg orig="drinkes">drinks</reg> the <reg orig="greene">green</reg> mantle of the standing poole, who&H61; is <reg orig="whipt">whipped</reg> from tithing to&H4; tithing,<lb/>
and <reg orig="stock-punisht">stock-punished</reg> and imprisoned, who&H61; hath had three <reg orig="sutes">suits</reg> to&H4;<lb/>
his <reg orig="backe">back</reg>, <reg orig="sixe">six</reg> shirts to&H4; his <reg orig="bodie">body</reg>, horse to&H9; ride, and weapon<lb/>
to&H9; <reg orig="weare">wear</reg>.<lb/>
But <reg orig="mise">mice</reg> and rats, and such small <reg orig="Deere">Dear</reg>,<lb/>
Hath <reg orig="beene">been</reg> Toms <reg orig="foode">food</reg> for&H4; <reg orig="seuen">seven</reg> long <reg orig="yeare">year</reg> beware my follower, peace snulbug, peace thou fiend.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> What hath your Grace no&H2; better company?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> The Prince of <reg orig="darkenes">darkness</reg> is a Gentleman, modo <reg orig="he's">he is</reg> <reg orig="caled">called</reg></l>
<l>and ma hu--- </l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Our&Htp; flesh and <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> is <reg orig="growne">grown</reg> so&H51; vild my Lord, that&H3; it</l>
<l>doth hate what gets it.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> <reg orig="Toms a cold">Tom is a-cold</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Go in&H5; with me, my <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> cannot suffer to&H9; <reg orig="obay">obey</reg> in&H4; all your</l>
<l><reg orig="daughters">daughter's</reg> hard <reg orig="commaunds">commands</reg>, though their <reg orig="iniunction">injunction</reg> be to&H9; <reg orig="barre">bar</reg></l>
<l>my <reg orig="doores">doors</reg>, and let this <reg orig="tyranous">tyrannous</reg> night take hold <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> you, yet</l>
<l><reg orig="haue">have</reg> I <reg orig="venter'd">ventured</reg> to&H9; come <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> you out, and bring you where</l>
<l>both food and fire is <reg orig="readie">ready</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> First let me <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> with this Philosopher,</l>
<l>What is the cause of thunder?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> My good Lord take his offer, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> into the house.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> a word with this most learned Theban, what is</l>
<l>your <reg orig="studie">study</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> How to&H9; <reg orig="preuent">prevent</reg> the fiend, and to&H9; kill <reg orig="vermine">vermin</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Let me <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> you one word in&H4; <reg orig="priuate">private</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Importune him to&H9; <reg orig="goe">go</reg> my Lord, his wits begin to&H9; <reg orig="vnsettle">unsettle</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Canst thou blame him,</l>
<l>His daughters <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> his death, O that&H62; good Kent,</l>
<l>He said it would be thus, <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> man,</l>
<l>Thou <reg orig="sayest">sayst</reg> the King <reg orig="growes">grows</reg> mad, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> tell thee friend</l>
<l>I am almost mad <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, I had a <reg orig="sonne">son</reg></l>
<l>Now <reg orig="out-lawed">outlawed</reg> from my <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>, <reg orig="a">he</reg> sought my life</l>
<l>But lately, very late, I <reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg> him friend</l>
<l>No&H2; father his <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> <reg orig="deerer">dearer</reg>, true to&H9; tell thee,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="greefe">grief</reg> hath <reg orig="craz'd">crazed</reg> my wits,</l>
<l>What a <reg orig="nights">night is</reg> this? I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> beseech your Grace.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> O <reg orig="crie">cry</reg> you <reg orig="mercie">mercy</reg> noble Philosopher, your company.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Toms">Tom is</reg> <reg orig="a cold">a-cold</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> In&H5; fellow there, <reg orig="in't">in&H4; it</reg> <reg orig="houell">hovel</reg> <reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> thee <reg orig="warme">warm</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Come <reg orig="lets">let us&Htp;</reg> in&H5; all.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> This way my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> With him I <reg orig="wil">will&H1;</reg> keep <reg orig="stil">still</reg>, with my Philosopher.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Good my Lord sooth him, let him take the fellow.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Take him you on&H5;.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Sirah">Sirrah</reg> come on&H5;, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> along with <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Come good Athenian.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> No&H2; words, no&H2; words, hush.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Child Rowland, to&H4; the <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> <reg orig="towne">town</reg> come,</l>
<l>His word was still <reg orig="fy">fie</reg> fo and fum,</l>
<l>I smell the <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> of a British man.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="12" type="scene">  
<stage><l>Enter Cornewell and Bastard.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p> I will&H1; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> my <reg orig="reuenge">revenge</reg> ere I depart the house.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> How my Lord I may be censured, that&H3; nature thus <reg orig="giues">gives</reg><lb/>
way to&H4; <reg orig="loyaltie">loyalty</reg>, <reg orig="some thing">something</reg> <reg orig="feares">fears</reg> me to&H9; <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> of.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p>I now <reg orig="perceiue">perceive</reg> it was not altogether your <reg orig="brothers">brother's</reg> <reg orig="euill">evil</reg> disposition made him <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> his death, but a <reg orig="prouoking">provoking</reg> merit,<lb/>
set <reg orig="a worke">a-work</reg> by&H4; a <reg orig="reproueable">reprovable</reg> <reg orig="badnes">badness</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> How malicious is my fortune, that&H3; I must repent to&H9; <reg orig="bee">be</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="iust">just</reg>? this is the letter he spoke of, which&H61; <reg orig="approues">approves</reg> him an intelligent <reg orig="partie">party</reg> to&H4; the <reg orig="aduantages">advantages</reg> of France, O <reg orig="heauens">heavens</reg> that&H3; his treason were, or not I the <reg orig="detecter">detector</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> with me to&H4; the <reg orig="Dutches">Duchess</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> If the matter of this paper be <reg orig="certaine">certain</reg>, you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> mighty<lb/>
<reg orig="busines">business</reg> in&H4; hand.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p> True or false, it hath made thee <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg> of Gloster, <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg><lb/>
out where thy father is, that&H3; <reg orig="hee">he</reg> may <reg orig="bee">be</reg> <reg orig="readie">ready</reg> for&H4; our&Hrp; apprehension.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><p> If I find him comforting the King, it will&H1; <reg orig="stuffe">stuff</reg> his <reg orig="suspition">suspicion</reg> more fully, I will&H1; <reg orig="perseuere">persevere</reg> in&H4; my course of <reg orig="loyaltie">loyalty</reg>,<lb/>
though the conflict be sore <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> that&H62; and my <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><p>I will&H1; lay trust <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> thee, and thou shalt find a dearer<lb/>
father in&H4; my <reg orig="loue">love</reg>.</p></sp>
   <div2 n="13" type="scene">  
<stage><l>Enter Gloster and Lear, Kent, Foole, and Tom.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><p> Here is better <reg orig="then">than</reg> the open <reg orig="ayre">air</reg>, take it thankfully, I<lb/>
will&H1; <reg orig="peece">piece</reg> out the comfort with what addition I can, I will&H1; not be<lb/>
long from you.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p> All the power of his wits <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="giuen">given</reg> way to&H4; impatience,<lb/>
the Gods <reg orig="deserue">deserve</reg> your <reg orig="kindnes">kindness</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> Fretereto <reg orig="cals">calls</reg> me, and <reg orig="tels">tells</reg> me Nero is an angler in&H4; the<lb/>
lake of <reg orig="darknes">darkness</reg>, pray innocent beware the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> fiend.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Prithe">Prithee</reg> <reg orig="Nunckle">Nuncle</reg> tell me, whether a mad man be a Gentleman or a Yeoman.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> A King, a King, to&H9; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a thousand with red burning<lb/>
spits come <reg orig="hiszing">hissing</reg> in&H5; <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> them.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> The <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> fiend bites my <reg orig="backe">back</reg>,</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> <reg orig="He's">He is</reg> mad, that&H61; trusts in&H4; the <reg orig="tamenes">tameness</reg> of a <reg orig="Wolfe">Wolf</reg>, a <reg orig="horses">horse's</reg> health, a <reg orig="boyes">boy's</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, or a <reg orig="whores">whore's</reg> oath.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> It <reg orig="shalbe">shall be</reg> done, I <reg orig="wil">will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="arraigne">arraign</reg> them straight,</l>
<l>Come sit thou here most learned <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg></l>
<l>Thou sapient sir sit here, no&H7; you <reg orig="shee">she</reg> Foxes--</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> where he stands and <reg orig="glars">glares</reg>, <reg orig="wanst">wantest</reg> thou eyes, at<lb/>
<reg orig="tral">trial</reg> madam come <reg orig="ore">over</reg> the <reg orig="broome">broom</reg> Bessy to&H4; <reg orig="mee">me</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><l> Her&H2; boat hath a <reg orig="leake">leak</reg>, and she must not <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>,</l>
<l>Why she dares not come, <reg orig="ouer">over</reg> to&H4; thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> The <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> fiend haunts <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom in&H4; the <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg> of a nightingale,<lb/>
Hoppedance cries in&H4; Toms belly for&H4; two white herring,<lb/>
<reg orig="Croke">Croak</reg> not <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> <reg orig="Angell">Angel</reg>, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> no&H2; <reg orig="foode">food</reg> for&H4; thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> How <reg orig="doe">do</reg> you sir? stand you not so&H51; <reg orig="amazd">amazed</reg>, will&H1; you</l>
<l>lie <reg orig="downe">down</reg> and rest <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> the <reg orig="cushings">cushions</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. see their <reg orig="triall">trial</reg> first, bring in&H5; their <reg orig="euidence">evidence</reg>, thou</l>
<l><reg orig="robbed">robed</reg> man of <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg> take thy place, <reg orig="&">and</reg> thou his <reg orig="yokefellow">yoke-fellow</reg> of</l>
<l>equity, bench by&H4; his side, you are <reg orig="ot'h">of the</reg> commission, sit you too.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Let <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> <reg orig="deale">deal</reg> <reg orig="iustly">justly</reg> sleepest or wakest thou <reg orig="iolly">jolly</reg> <reg orig="shepheard">shepherd</reg>,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="sheepe">sheep</reg> <reg orig="bee">be</reg> in&H4; the <reg orig="corne">corn</reg>, and for&H4; one blast of thy minikin</l>
<l>mouth, thy <reg orig="sheepe">sheep</reg> shall take no&H2; <reg orig="harme">harm</reg>, <reg orig="Pur">Purr</reg> the cat is gray.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Arraigne">Arraign</reg> her&H6; first <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> Gonoril, I here take my oath before<lb/>
this <reg orig="honorable">honourable</reg> assembly <reg orig="kickt">kicked</reg> the <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> king her&H2; father.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Come hither <reg orig="mistrisse">mistress</reg> is your name Gonorill.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> She cannot deny it.</p></sp>
<sp who="AH"><speaker>Foole.</speaker><p> Cry you mercy I <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> you for&H4; a <reg orig="ioyne">join</reg> <reg orig="stoole">stool</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> And <reg orig="heres">here is</reg> another whose <reg orig="warpt">warped</reg> <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg> <reg orig="proclaime">proclaim</reg>,</l>
<l>What store her&H2; hart is made <reg orig="an">of</reg>, stop her&H6; there,</l>
<l><reg orig="Armes">Arms</reg>,<reg orig="armes">arms</reg>, sword, fire, corruption in&H4; the place,</l>
<l>False <reg orig="Iusticer">Justicer</reg> why hast thou let her&H6; scape.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Blesse">Bless</reg> thy <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> wits.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> O pity sir, where is the patience now,</l>
<l>That&H61; you so&H51; oft <reg orig="haue">have</reg> boasted to&H9; <reg orig="retaine">retain</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> My <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> begin to&H9; take his part so&H51; much,</l>
<l><reg orig="Theile">They will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="marre">mar</reg> my counterfeiting.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> The little dogs and all</l>
<l>Trey, Blanch, and <reg orig="Sweet hart">Sweetheart</reg>,see they <reg orig="barke">bark</reg> at me.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p>Tom will&H1; throw his head at them,<reg orig="auant">avaunt</reg> you curs,<lb/>
Be thy mouth, or <reg orig="blacke">black</reg>, or white, tooth that&H61; <reg orig="poysons">poisons</reg> if it bite,<lb/>
<reg orig="Mastife">Mastiff</reg>, <reg orig="grayhound">greyhound</reg>, <reg orig="mungril">mongrel</reg>, grim-hound or spaniel, brach or him,<lb/>
<reg orig="Bobtaile">Bobtail</reg> tike, or <reg orig="trundletaile">trundletail</reg>, Tom will&H1; make them weep <reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="waile">wail</reg>,<lb/>
For&H3; with throwing thus my head, dogs <reg orig="leape">leap</reg> the hatch and all<lb/>
are fled, loudla doodla come march to&H4; wakes, and <reg orig="faires">fairs</reg>, and<lb/>
market <reg orig="townes">towns</reg>, <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom thy <reg orig="horne">horn</reg> is dry.</p></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Then let them <reg orig="anotomize">anatomise</reg> Regan, see what breeds about her&H2;<lb/>
<reg orig="Hart">Heart</reg> is there any cause in&H4; nature that&H61; makes this <reg orig="hardnes">hardness</reg>,<lb/>
You sir, I <reg orig="entertaine">entertain</reg> you for&H4; one of my hundred,<lb/>
Only I do not like&H1; the fashion of your garments <reg orig="youle">you will&H1;</reg> say,<lb/>
They are Persian attire, but let them be <reg orig="chang'd">changed</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Now good my Lord lie here awhile.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Make no&H2; noise, make no&H2; noise, draw the curtains, so&H3;, so&H3;, so&H3;,<lb/>
<reg orig="Weele">We&Htp; will&H1;</reg> go to&H4; supper <reg orig="it'h">in&H4; the</reg> morning, so&H3;, so&H3;, so&H3;,</p></sp>
<stage><l> Enter Gloster.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Come hither friend, where is the King my <reg orig="maister">master</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Here sir, but trouble him not his wits are gon.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Good friend I <reg orig="prithy">prithee</reg> take him in&H4; thy <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="or'e heard">overheard</reg> a plot of death <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> him,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ther">There</reg> is a Litter ready lay him <reg orig="in't">in&H4; it</reg>,<reg orig="&">and</reg> <reg orig="driue">drive</reg> towards Douer <reg orig="frend">friend</reg>,</l>
<l>Where thou shalt meet both welcome <reg orig="&">and</reg> protection, take <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> thy master,</l>
<l>If thou <reg orig="should'st">shouldst</reg> dally <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> an <reg orig="houre">hour</reg>, his life with thine</l>
<l>And all that&H61; offer to&H9; defend him stand in&H4; assured <reg orig="losse">loss</reg>,</l>
<l>Take <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> the King and <reg orig="followe">follow</reg> me, that&H61; will&H1; to&H4; some <reg orig="prouision">provision</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> thee <reg orig="quicke">quick</reg> conduct.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Oppressed nature <reg orig="sleepes">sleeps</reg>,</l>
<l>This rest might yet <reg orig="haue">have</reg> balmed thy broken <reg orig="sinewes">sinews</reg>,</l>
<l>Which&H61; if <reg orig="conuenience">convenience</reg> will&H1; not <reg orig="alow">allow</reg> stand in&H4; hard cure,</l>
<l>Come <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> thy <reg orig="maister">master</reg>, thou must not stay behind.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Come, come away.</l></sp> 
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> When we&Htp; our&Htp; betters see bearing our&Htp; woes: we&Htp; scarcely</l>
<l><reg orig="thinke">think</reg>, our&Htp; miseries, our&Htp; foes.</l>
<l>Who&H61; alone suffers suffers, most <reg orig="it'h">in&H4; the</reg> mind,</l>
<l><reg orig="Leauing">Leaving</reg> free things and happy <reg orig="showes">shows</reg> behind,</l>
<l>But then the mind much sufferance doth <reg orig="or'e scip">over-skip</reg>,</l>
<l>When <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> hath mates, and bearing fellowship:</l>
<l>How light and portable my <reg orig="paine">pain</reg> <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> now,</l>
<l>When that&H62; which&H61; makes me bend, makes the King bow.</l>
<l>He childed as I fathered, Tom away,</l>
<l><reg orig="Marke">Mark</reg> the high <reg orig="noyses">noises</reg> and <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg>  bewray,</l>
<l>When false opinion whose wrong thoughts defile thee,</l>
<l>In&H4; thy <reg orig="iust">just</reg> <reg orig="proofe">proof</reg> repeals and reconciles thee,</l>
<l>What will&H1; hap more <reg orig="to night">tonight</reg>, safe scape the King,</l>
<l><reg orig="Lurke">Lurk</reg>, <reg orig="lurke">lurk</reg>.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="14" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Cornwall, and Regan, and Gonorill, and Bastard.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Post speedily to&H4; my Lord your husband <reg orig="shew">show</reg> him this letter</l>
<l>The army of France is landed, <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> out the <reg orig="vilaine">villain</reg> Gloster.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Hang him instantly.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Plucke">Pluck</reg> out his eyes.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Leaue">Leave</reg> him to&H4; my displeasure, Edmund keep you our&Hrp; sister company.</l>
<p>The <reg orig="reuenge">revenge</reg> we&Hrp; are bound to&H9; take <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> your <reg orig="trayterous">traitorous</reg> father, <lb/>
Are not fit for&H4; your beholding, <reg orig="aduise">advise</reg> the Duke where you are going<lb/>
To&H4; a most <reg orig="festuant">festinate</reg> preparation we&Hrp; are bound to&H4; the like&H2;, <lb/>
Our&Htp; post shall be swift and intelligence betwixt <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>,</p>
<l>Farewell <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> sister, farewell my Lord of Gloster,</l>
<l>How now <reg orig="whers">where is</reg> the King?</l></sp> 
<stage><l> Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l>My Lord of Gloster hath <reg orig="conueyd">conveyed</reg> him hence,</l>
<l>Some <reg orig="fiue">five</reg> or <reg orig="sixe">six</reg> and <reg orig="thirtie">thirty</reg> of his Knights hot <reg orig="questrits">questrists</reg> after</l>
<l>him, met him at gate, who&H61; with some other of the <reg orig="Lords">Lord's</reg> dependants are gone with him towards Douer, where they boast to&H9;</l>
<l><reg orig="haue">have</reg> well armed friends.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Get horses for&H4; your <reg orig="mistris">mistress</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Farewell sweet Lord and sister. </l></sp>
<stage><l>Exit Gon. and Bast.</l></stage>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Edmund farewell. <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> the <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg> Gloster.</l>
<l>Pinion him like&H4; a <reg orig="theefe">thief</reg>, bring him before <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg>,</l>
<l>Though we&Hrp; may not <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> his life</l>
<l>Without the <reg orig="forme">form</reg> of <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>, yet our&Hrp; power</l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="doe">do</reg> a <reg orig="curtesie">courtesy</reg> to&H4; our&Hrp; wrath, which&H61; men may blame</l>
<l>But not <reg orig="controule">control</reg>, <reg orig="whose">who&H62; is</reg>  there, the <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg>?</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Gloster brought in by two or three,</l></stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Ingratfull">Ingrateful</reg> Fox <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="hee">he</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Bind fast his <reg orig="corkie">corky</reg> <reg orig="armes">arms</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> What <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> your Graces, good my friends consider,</l>
<l>You are my <reg orig="gests">guests</reg>, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> me no&H2; <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> play friends.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Bind him I say,</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Hard hard, O <reg orig="filthie">filthy</reg> <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg>!</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Vnmercifull">Unmerciful</reg> Lady as you are, I am true.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>To&H4; this <reg orig="chaire">chair</reg> bind him, <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg> thou shalt find--- </l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>By&H4; the kind Gods <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> most ignobly done, to&H9; pluck me</l>
<l>by&H4; the beard.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> So&H51; white and such a <reg orig="Traytor">Traitor</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Naughty <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>, these <reg orig="haires">hairs</reg> which&H61; thou dost <reg orig="rauish">ravish</reg> from my chin</l>
<l>Will&H1; quicken and accuse thee, I am your host.</l>
<l>With <reg orig="robbers">robber's</reg> hands, my hospitable <reg orig="fauours">favours</reg></l>
<l>You should not <reg orig="ruffell">ruffle</reg> thus, what will&H1; you <reg orig="doe">do</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Come sir, what letters had you late from France?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Be simple <reg orig="answerer">insurer</reg>, for&H3; we&Htp; know the truth.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> And what confederacy <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you with the <reg orig="tratours">traitors</reg> late</l>
<l>footed in&H4; the <reg orig="king dome">kingdom</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> To&H4; whose hands you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> sent the <reg orig="lunatick">lunatic</reg> King <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>? </l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a letter <reg orig="gessingly">guessingly</reg> set <reg orig="downe">down</reg></l>
<l>Which&H61; came from one, <reg orig="that's">that&H61; is</reg> of a <reg orig="neutrall">neutral</reg> heart,</l>
<l>And not from one <reg orig="oppos'd">opposed</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Cunning.</l></sp> <sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> And false.</l></sp> 
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>Where hast thou sent the King?</l></sp> <sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> To&H4; Douer.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Wherefore to&H4; Douer? wast thou not <reg orig="charg'd">charged</reg> at perill--- </l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> Wherefore to&H4; Douer? let him first <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> that&H62;.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> I am tide <reg orig="tot'h">to&H4; the</reg>  stake, and I must stand the course.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Wherefore to&H4; Douer sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Because I would not see thy <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg> <reg orig="nayles">nails</reg></l>
<l>Pluck out his <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> old eyes, nor thy fierce sister</l>
<l>In&H4; his <reg orig="annoynted">anointed</reg> flesh rash <reg orig="borish">boorish</reg> <reg orig="phangs">fangs</reg>,</l>
<l>The Sea with such a <reg orig="storme">storm</reg> of his <reg orig="lou'd">loved</reg> head</l>
<l>In&H4; hell <reg orig="blacke">black</reg> night <reg orig="indur'd">endured</reg>, would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="layd">laid</reg> <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg></l>
<l>And <reg orig="quencht">quenched</reg> the steeled fires, yet <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> old heart,</l>
<l><reg orig="Hee">He</reg> <reg orig="holpt">helped</reg> the <reg orig="heauens">heavens</reg> to&H9; rage,</l>
<l>If <reg orig="wolues">wolves</reg> had at thy gate heard that&H62; <reg orig="dearne">stern</reg> time</l>
<l>Thou shouldst <reg orig="haue">have</reg> said, good Porter <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> the key,</l>
<l>All cruels else <reg orig="subscrib'd">subscribed</reg> but I shall see</l>
<l>The winged vengeance <reg orig="ouertake">overtake</reg> such children.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l><reg orig="Seet">See it</reg> shalt thou <reg orig="neuer">never</reg>, <reg orig="fellowes">fellows</reg> hold the <reg orig="chaire">chair</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon">Upon&H4;</reg> those eyes of thine, <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. set my <reg orig="foote">foot</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> He that&H61; will&H1; <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="liue">live</reg> till he be old</l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me some <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>, O <reg orig="cruell">cruel</reg>, O ye Gods!</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>One side will&H1; <reg orig="mocke">mock</reg> another,<reg orig="tother">the other</reg>  <reg orig="to">too</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l>If you see vengeance--- </l></sp>
<sp who="AJ"><speaker>Ser 1.</speaker><l>Hold your hand my Lord</l>
<l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seru'd">served</reg> <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> since I was a child</l>
<l>But better <reg orig="seruice">service</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> done you, <reg orig="then">than</reg> now to&H9; bid you hold.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> How now you <reg orig="dogge">dog</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AJ"><speaker>Ser 1.</speaker><l>If you did <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> a beard <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> your chin <reg orig="id'e">I would</reg> shake it</l>
<l>on&H4; this <reg orig="quarrell">quarrel</reg>,what <reg orig="doe">do</reg> you <reg orig="meane">mean</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> My <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage> draw and fight.</stage>
<sp who="AJ"><speaker>Ser 1.</speaker><l> Why then come on&H5;,and take the chance of anger.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me thy sword, a <reg orig="pesant">peasant</reg> stand <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> thus.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Shee takes a sword and runs at him behind.</l></stage>
<sp who="AJ"><speaker>Ser 1.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Oh">O</reg>  I am <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg> my Lord, yet <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you one eye left to&H9;</l>
<l>see some <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg> on&H4; him, <reg orig="oh">o</reg> !</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Least">Lest</reg>  it see more <reg orig="preuent">prevent</reg> it, out vild <reg orig="Ielly">Jelly</reg>.</l>
<l>Where is thy luster now?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>All <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> and <reg orig="comfortles">comfortless</reg>, <reg orig="wher's">where is</reg> my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> Edmund?</l>
<l>Edmund <reg orig="vnbridle">unbridled</reg> all the sparks of nature, to&H9; quit this <reg orig="horred">horrid</reg> act.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Out <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>, thou <reg orig="calst">callest</reg> on&H4; him that&H61; hates thee, it was he</l>
<p>that&H61; made the <reg orig="ouerture">overture</reg> of thy treasons to&H4; <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>, who&H61; is too good to&H9;<lb/>
<reg orig="pittie">pity</reg> thee.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> O my follies, then Edgar was <reg orig="abus'd">abused</reg>,</l>
<l>Kind Gods <reg orig="forgiue">forgive</reg> me that&H62;,and prosper him.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> thrust him out at gates, and let him smell his way to&H4;</l>
<l>Douer, how <reg orig="ist">is it</reg>  my Lord? how <reg orig="looke">look</reg> you?</l></sp>
<sp who="I"><speaker>Corn.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="receiu'd">received</reg> a hurt, follow me <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Turne">Turn</reg> out that&H62; <reg orig="eyles">eyeless</reg> <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>, throw this <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg></l>
<l>The <reg orig="dungell">dunghill</reg> Regan, I bleed apace,<reg orig="vntimely">untimely</reg></l>
<l>Comes this hurt, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me your <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AK"><speaker>Ser 2.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> care what <reg orig="wickednes">wickedness</reg> I <reg orig="doe">do</reg>,</l>
<l>If this man come to&H4; good.</l></sp>
<sp who="AL"><speaker>Ser 3.</speaker><l> If she <reg orig="liue">live</reg> long, <reg orig="&">and</reg> in&H4; the end meet the old course</l>
<l>of death, women will&H1; all <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> monsters.</l></sp>
<sp who="AK"><speaker>Ser 2.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Lets">Let us&Htp;</reg> follow the old <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg>, and get the <reg orig="bedlom">bedlam</reg></l>
<l>To&H9; lead him where he would, his <reg orig="madnes">madness</reg></l>
<l>Allows <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> to&H4; <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AL"><speaker>Ser 3.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Goe">Go</reg> thou, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> fetch some <reg orig="flaxe">flax</reg> and whites of <reg orig="egges">eggs</reg> to&H9;</l>
<l>apply to&H4; his bleeding face, now <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg> <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> him.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="15" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Edgar.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Yet better thus, and <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> to&H9; be <reg orig="contemnd">contemned</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> still <reg orig="contemn'd">contemned</reg> and flattered to&H9; be worst,</l>
<l>The lowest and most <reg orig="deiected">dejected</reg> thing of Fortune</l>
<l>Stands still in&H4; experience, <reg orig="liues">lives</reg> not in&H4; <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>,</l>
<l>The lamentable change is from the best,</l>
<l>The worst <reg orig="returnes">returns</reg> to&H4; laughter,</l>
<l><reg orig="Who's">Who&H62; is</reg>  here, my father <reg orig="parti,eyd">party-eyed</reg>, world, world, O world!</l>
<l>But that&H3; thy strange mutations make <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> hate thee,</l>
<l>Life would not <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> to&H4; age.</l></sp>
<stage><l> Enter Glost. led by an old man.</l></stage>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old man.</speaker><l> O my good Lord, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> your tenant,<reg orig="&">and</reg> your</l>
<l><reg orig="fathers">father's</reg>  tenant this forescore--- </l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Away, get thee away, good friend be gon,</l>
<l>Thy comforts can <reg orig="doe">do</reg> me no&H2; good at all,</l>
<l>Thee they may hurt.</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old man.</speaker><l> Alack sir, you cannot see your way.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> no&H2; way, and therefore want no&H2; eyes,</l>
<l>I stumbled when I saw, full oft <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg></l>
<l>Our&Htp; <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> secure <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>, and our&Htp; <reg orig="meare">mere</reg> defects</l>
<l><reg orig="Proue">Prove</reg> our&Htp; <reg orig="comodities">commodities</reg>, ah <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> Edgar,</l>
<l>The food of thy abused <reg orig="fathers">father's</reg>  wrath,</l>
<l>Might I but <reg orig="liue">live</reg> to&H9; see thee in&H4; my <reg orig="tuch">touch</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Id'e">I would</reg>  say I had eyes <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old man.</speaker><l> How now <reg orig="whose">who&H62; is</reg>  there?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> O Gods, who&H62; <reg orig="ist">is it</reg>  can say I am at the worst,</l>
<l>I am worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> I was.</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old man.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> mad Tom.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> And worse I may be yet, the worst is not.</l>
<l>As long as we&Htp; can say, this is the worst.</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old man.</speaker><l> Fellow where goest?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Is it a <reg orig="begger">beggar</reg> man?</l></sp>
<sp who="AE"><speaker>Old man.</speaker><l> Mad man, and <reg orig="begger">beggar</reg> <reg orig="to">too</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> <reg orig="A">He</reg> has some reason, else he could not beg,</l>
<l>In&H4; the last <reg orig="nights">night's</reg> <reg orig="storme">storm</reg> I such a fellow saw,</l>
<l>Which&H61; made me <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> a man a <reg orig="worme">worm</reg>,my <reg orig="sonne">son</reg></l>
<l>Came then into my mind, and yet my mind</l>
<l>Was then scarce <reg orig="friendes">friends</reg> with him, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> heard more since,</l>
<l>As flies are <reg orig="toth'">to&H4; the</reg>  wanton <reg orig="boyes">boys</reg>,are we&Htp; <reg orig="toth'">to&H4; the</reg>  Gods,</l>
<l>They bitt <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> for&H4; their sport.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> How should this be, bad is the trade that&H61; must play the</l>
<l><reg orig="foole">fool</reg> to&H4; sorrow <reg orig="angring">angering</reg> <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> and others, <reg orig="blesse">bless</reg> thee <reg orig="maister">master</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Is that&H62; the naked fellow?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg> my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Then <reg orig="prethee">prithee</reg> get thee gon, if for&H4; my sake</l>
<l>Thou wilt <reg orig="oretake">overtake</reg> <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> here a mile or <reg orig="twaine">twain</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Ith'">In&H4; the</reg>  way toward Douer, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> it for&H4; ancient <reg orig="loue">love</reg></l>
<l>And bring some <reg orig="couering">covering</reg> for&H4; this naked <reg orig="soule">soul</reg></l>
<l>Who&H61; <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. <reg orig="intreate">entreat</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="leade">lead</reg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Alack sir he is mad.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. the <reg orig="times">time's</reg> plague, when madmen lead the blind,</l>
<l><reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> as I bid thee, or rather <reg orig="doe">do</reg> thy pleasure,</l>
<l><reg orig="Aboue">Above</reg> the rest, be gon.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. bring him the best <reg orig="parrell">apparel</reg> that&H61; I <reg orig="haue">have</reg></l>
<l>Come <reg orig="on't">on&H4; it</reg> what will&H1;.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Sirrah naked fellow.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> <reg orig="Toms a cold">Tom is a-cold</reg>, I cannot dance it farther.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Come hither fellow.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Blesse">Bless</reg> thy <reg orig="sweete">sweet</reg> eyes, they bleed.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Knowst">Knowest</reg> thou the way to&H4; Douer?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Both <reg orig="stile">style</reg> and gate, horse-way, and foot-path,</l>
<l><reg orig="Poore">Poor</reg> Tom hath <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="scard">scared</reg> out of his good wits,</l>
<l><reg orig="Blesse">Bless</reg> the good man from the <reg orig="foule">foul</reg> fiend,</l>
<l><reg orig="Fiue">Five</reg> fiends <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom at once,</l>
<l>Of lust, as Obidicut, Hobbididence Prince of <reg orig="dumbnes">dumbness</reg>,</l>
<l>Mahu of stealing, Modo of murder, Stiberdigebit of</l>
<l>Mobing, <reg orig="&">and</reg> Mobing who&H61; since possesses chambermaids</l>
<l>And waiting women, so&H3;, <reg orig="blesse">bless</reg> thee <reg orig="maister">master</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Here take this purse, thou <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> the <reg orig="heauens">heavens</reg> plagues.</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> humbled to&H4; all strokes, that&H3; I am wretched, makes thee</l>
<l>The happier, <reg orig="heauens">heavens</reg> <reg orig="deale">deal</reg> so&H52; still,</l>
<l>Let the superfluous and lust-dieted man</l>
<l>That&H61; stands your ordinance, that&H61; will&H1; not see</l>
<l>Because he does not <reg orig="feele">feel</reg>,<reg orig="feele">feel</reg> your power quickly,</l>
<l>So&H52; distribution should <reg orig="vnder">under</reg> <reg orig="excesse">excess</reg>,</l>
<l>And each man <reg orig="haue">have</reg> enough, dost thou know Douer?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg> master.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> There is a <reg orig="cliffe">cliff</reg> whose high <reg orig="&">and</reg> bending head</l>
<l><reg orig="Lookes">Looks</reg> <reg orig="firmely">firmly</reg> in&H4; the confined <reg orig="deepe">deep</reg>,</l>
<l>Bring me but to&H4; the very <reg orig="brimme">brim</reg> of it</l>
<l>And <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="repaire">repair</reg> the misery thou dost <reg orig="beare">bear</reg></l>
<l>With something rich about me,</l>
<l>From that&H62; place I <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> no&H2; leading need.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me thy <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>, <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Tom shall lead thee.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="16" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Gonorill and Bastard.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Welcome my Lord, I <reg orig="maruaile">marvel</reg> our&Hrp; mild husband</l>
<l>Not met <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg> on&H4; the way, now <reg orig="wher's">where is</reg> your <reg orig="maister">master</reg>?</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg> within, but <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> man so&H51; <reg orig="chang'd">changed</reg>, I told him<lb/>
of the army that&H61; was landed, he <reg orig="smild">smiled</reg> at it, I told him you were<lb/>
coming, his <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> was the worse, of Glosters <reg orig="treacherie">treachery</reg>, and of<lb/>
the <reg orig="loyall">loyal</reg> <reg orig="seruice">service</reg> of his <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> when I <reg orig="enform'd">informed</reg> him, then <reg orig="hee">he</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="cald">called</reg> me <reg orig="sott">sot</reg>, and told me I had <reg orig="turnd">turned</reg> the wrong side out, what<lb/>
<reg orig="hee">he</reg> should most desire <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> pleasant to&H4; him, what like&H1; <reg orig="offensiue">offensive</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>Then shall you <reg orig="goe">go</reg> no&H2; further,</l>
<l>It is the cowish <reg orig="terrer">terror</reg> of his spirit</l>
<l>That&H61; dares not <reg orig="vndertake">undertake</reg>, <reg orig="hele">he will&H1;</reg>  not <reg orig="feele">feel</reg> wrongs</l>
<l>Which&H61; tie him to&H4; an <reg orig="answere">answer</reg>, our&Htp; wishes on&H4; the way</l>
<l>May <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> effects, <reg orig="backe">back</reg> Edgar to&H4; my brother,</l>
<l>Hasten his musters, and conduct his powers</l>
<l>I must change <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> at home,and <reg orig="giue">give</reg> the <reg orig="distaffe">distaff</reg></l>
<l>Into my <reg orig="husbands">husband's</reg>  hands, this trusty <reg orig="seruant">servant</reg></l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="passe">pass</reg> <reg orig="betweene">between</reg> <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>, ere long you are like&H5; to&H9; <reg orig="heare">hear</reg></l>
<l>If you dare venture in&H4; your <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="behalfe">behalf</reg></l>
   <l>A <reg orig="mistresses">mistress's</reg> command, <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> this, spare speech,</l>
<l>Decline your head: this <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> if it durst <reg orig="speake">speak</reg></l>
<l>Would stretch thy spirits <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> into the <reg orig="ayre">air</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Conceaue">Conceive</reg> and far you well.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Yours in&H4; the ranks of death.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>My most <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> Gloster, to&H4; thee <reg orig="womans">woman's</reg>  <reg orig="seruices">services</reg> are dew</l>
<l>A <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> <reg orig="vsurps">usurps</reg> my bed.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> Madam here comes my Lord. </l></sp>
<stage><l>Exit Stew.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> worth the <reg orig="whistlling">whistling</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> O Gonoril,you are not worth the dust which&H61; the rude wind</l>
<l><reg orig="Blowes">Blows</reg> in&H4; your face, I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> your disposition</l>
<l>That&H62; nature which&H61; <reg orig="contemnes">contemns</reg> <reg orig="ith">in&H4; the</reg>  origin</l>
<l>Cannot be bordered <reg orig="certaine">certain</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg>,</l>
<l>She that&H61; <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg>  will&H1; <reg orig="sliuer">sliver</reg> and disbranch</l>
<l>From her&H2; <reg orig="materiall">material</reg> sap, perforce must wither,</l>
<l>And come to&H4; deadly <reg orig="vse">use</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> No&H2; more, the text is foolish.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Wisedome">Wisdom</reg> and <reg orig="goodnes">goodness</reg>, to&H4; the vild <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> vild,</l>
<l><reg orig="Filths">Filth's</reg> <reg orig="sauor">savour</reg> but <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg>, what <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you done?</l>
<l>Tigers, not daughters, what <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you <reg orig="perform'd">performed</reg>?</l>
<l>A father, and a gracious aged man</l>
<l>Whose <reg orig="reuerence">reverence</reg> <reg orig="euen">even</reg> the <reg orig="head-lugd">head-lugged</reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> would lick.</l>
<l>Most barbarous, most degenerate <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you madded,</l>
<l>Could my good brother suffer you to&H9; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> it?</l>
<l>A man, a Prince, by&H4; him so&H51; <reg orig="benifited">benefited</reg>,</l>
<l>If that&H3; the <reg orig="heauens">heavens</reg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not their visible spirits</l>
<l>Send quickly <reg orig="downe">down</reg> to&H9; tame the vild offences, it will&H1; come</l>
<l>Humanity must perforce pray on&H4; <reg orig="it self">itself</reg>  like&H4; monsters of the <reg orig="deepe">deep</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Milke liuerd">Milk-livered</reg> man</l>
<l>That&H61; bearest a <reg orig="cheeke">cheek</reg> for&H4; <reg orig="bloes">blows</reg>, a head for&H4; wrongs,</l>
<l>Who&H61; hast not in&H4; thy <reg orig="browes">brows</reg> an eye <reg orig="deseruing">deserving</reg> thine honour,</l>
<l>From thy suffering, that&H61; not <reg orig="know'st">knowest</reg>, fools do those <reg orig="vilains">villains</reg> <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg></l>
<l>Who&H61; are <reg orig="punisht">punished</reg> ere they <reg orig="haue">have</reg> done their <reg orig="mischiefe">mischief</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Wher's">Where is</reg> thy drum? France <reg orig="spreds">spreads</reg> his banners in&H4; our&Htp; <reg orig="noyseles">noiseless</reg> land,</l>
<l>With plumed <reg orig="helme">helm</reg>, thy state begin thereat</l>
<l><reg orig="Whil'st">Whilst</reg> thou a <reg orig="morall">moral</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> sits still and cries</l>
<l>Alack why does he so&H52;?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>See <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg>  <reg orig="deuill">devil</reg>, proper deformity <reg orig="shews">shows</reg> not in&H4; the</l>
<l>fiend, so&H51; <reg orig="horid">horrid</reg> as in&H4; woman.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> O <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg>!</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Thou changed, and <reg orig="selfe-couerd">self-covered</reg> thing for&H4; shame</l>
<l>Be-monster not thy feature, <reg orig="wer't">were it</reg>  my <reg orig="fitnes">fitness</reg></l>
<l>To&H9; let these hands <reg orig="obay">obey</reg> my <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg>,</l>
<l>They are apt enough to&H9; <reg orig="dislecate">dislocate</reg> and <reg orig="teare">tear</reg></l>
<l>Thy flesh and bones, <reg orig="how ere">however</reg> thou art a fiend,</l>
<l>A <reg orig="womans">woman's</reg>  shape doth shield thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Marry your manhood mew--- </l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> What <reg orig="newes">news</reg>.</l></sp> 
      <stage><l> Enter a Gentleman.</l></stage>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> O my good Lord the Duke of <reg orig="Cornwals">Cornwall is</reg> dead, <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg> by&H4;</l>
<l>his <reg orig="seruant">servant</reg>, going to&H9; put out the other eye of Gloster.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Glosters eyes?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>A <reg orig="seruant">servant</reg> that&H61; he bred, <reg orig="thrald">thralled</reg> with remorse,</l>
<l><reg orig="Oppos'd">Opposed</reg> against the act, bending his sword</l>
<l>To&H4; his great <reg orig="maister">master</reg>, who&H61; thereat <reg orig="inraged">enraged</reg></l>
<l>Flew on&H4; him, and amongst them, <reg orig="feld">field</reg> him dead,</l>
<l>But not without that&H62; <reg orig="harmefull">harmful</reg> stroke, which&H61; since</l>
<l>Hath <reg orig="pluckt">plucked</reg> him after.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> This <reg orig="shewes">shows</reg> you are <reg orig="aboue">above</reg> you <reg orig="Iustisers">Justicers</reg>,</l>
<l>That&H61; these our&Htp; nether crimes so&H51; <reg orig="speedely">speedily</reg> can venge.</l>
<l>But O <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Gloster lost he his other eye.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Both, both my Lord, this letter Madam <reg orig="craues">craves</reg> a speedy answer,</l>
<l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. from your sister.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>One way I like&H1; this well,</l>
<l>But being widow and my Gloster with her&H6;,</l>
<l>May all the building on&H4; my <reg orig="fancie">fancy</reg> <reg orig="plucke">pluck</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon">Upon&H4;</reg> my <reg orig="hatefull">hateful</reg> life, another way the <reg orig="newes">news</reg> is not so&H51; <reg orig="tooke">took</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. <reg orig="reade">read</reg> and answer.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Where was his <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> when they did take his eyes.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Come with my Lady hither.</l></sp> <sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> He is not here.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> No&H7; my good Lord I met him <reg orig="backe">back</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Knowes">Knows</reg> he the <reg orig="wickednesse">wickedness</reg>. </l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> my good Lord <reg orig="twas">it was</reg>  he <reg orig="informd">informed</reg> against him,</l>
<l>And quit the house on&H4; purpose that&H3; there punishment</l>
<l>Might <reg orig="haue">have</reg> the freer course.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Gloster I <reg orig="liue">live</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> thee for&H4; the <reg orig="loue">love</reg> thou <reg orig="shewedst">showedst</reg> the King,</l>
<l>And to&H9; <reg orig="reuenge">revenge</reg> thy eyes, come hither friend,</l>
<l>Tell me what more thou knowest.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="17" type="scene">     
<stage><l>Enter Kent and a Gentleman.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Why the King of <reg orig="Fraunce">France</reg> is so&H51; suddenly gone <reg orig="backe">back</reg>,<lb/>
know you no&H2; reason.</p></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>Something he left imperfect in&H4; the state, which&H61; since his</l>
<l><reg orig="comming">coming</reg> forth is thought of, which&H61; imports to&H4; the <reg orig="Kingdome">Kingdom</reg>,</l>
<l>So&H51; much <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> and danger that&H3; his <reg orig="personall">personal</reg> <reg orig="returne">return</reg> was most required and <reg orig="necessarie">necessary</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Who&H62; hath he left behind him, General.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> The Marshall of France <reg orig="Monsier">Monsieur</reg> la Far.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><p>Did your letters pierce the <reg orig="queene">queen</reg> to&H4; any demonstration of <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> I say she <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> them, read them in&H4; my presence,</l>
<l>And now and then an ample <reg orig="teare">tear</reg> <reg orig="trild">trilled</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg></l>
<l>Her&H2; delicate <reg orig="cheeke">cheek</reg>, it seemed she was a <reg orig="queene">queen</reg> <reg orig="ouer">over</reg> her&H2; passion,</l>
<l>Who&H61; most <reg orig="rebell-like">rebel-like</reg>, sought to&H9; be King <reg orig="ore">over</reg> her&H6;.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> O then it <reg orig="moued">moved</reg> her&H6;.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Not to&H4; a rage, patience and <reg orig="sorow">sorrow</reg> <reg orig="streme">stream</reg>,</l>
<l>Who&H61; should <reg orig="expresse">express</reg> her&H6; goodliest you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg>,</l>
<l>Sun shine and <reg orig="raine">rain</reg> at once, her&H2; smiles and <reg orig="teares">tears</reg>,</l>
<l>Were like&H4; a better way those <reg orig="happie">happy</reg> smilets,</l>
<l>That&H61; <reg orig="playd">played</reg> on&H4; her&H2; ripe lip <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> not to&H9; know,</l>
<l>What guests were in&H4; her&H2; eyes which&H61; parted thence,</l>
<l>As <reg orig="pearles">pearls</reg> from diamonds <reg orig="dropt">dropped</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="briefe">brief</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Sorow">Sorrow</reg> would be a <reg orig="raritie">rarity</reg> most <reg orig="beloued">beloved</reg>,</l>
<l>If all could so&H51; become it.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Made she no&H2; <reg orig="verball">verbal</reg> question.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Faith once or twice she <reg orig="heau'd">heaved</reg> the name of father,</l>
<l>Pantingly forth as if it <reg orig="prest">pressed</reg> her&H2; heart,</l>
<l>Cried sisters, sisters, shame of Ladies sisters:</l>
<l>Kent, father, sisters, what <reg orig="ith">in&H4; the</reg>  <reg orig="storme">storm</reg> <reg orig="ith">in&H4; the</reg>  night,</l>
<l>Let <reg orig="pitie">pity</reg> not be <reg orig="beleeft">believe it</reg> there she <reg orig="shooke">shook</reg>,</l>
<l>The holy water from her&H2; <reg orig="heauenly">heavenly</reg> eyes,</l>
<l>And clamour <reg orig="moystened">moistened</reg> her&H6;, then away she started,</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="deale">deal</reg> with <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> alone.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> It is the stars, the stars <reg orig="aboue">above</reg> <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> <reg orig="gouerne">govern</reg> our&Htp; conditions,</l>
<l>Else one <reg orig="selfe">self</reg> mate and make could not beget,</l>
<l>Such different issues, you spoke not with her&H6; since.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>No&H7;.</l></sp> <sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Was this before the King <reg orig="returnd">returned</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> No&H7;, since.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Well sir, the <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> distressed <reg orig="Lear's">Lear is</reg> <reg orig="ith">in&H4; the</reg>  <reg orig="towne">town</reg>,</l>
<l>Who&H61; some time in&H4; his better tune remembers,</l>
<l>What we&Htp; are come about, and by&H4; no&H2; <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> will&H1; <reg orig="yeeld">yield</reg> to&H9; see his daughter.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Why good sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> A <reg orig="soueraigne">sovereign</reg> shame so&H51; elbows him his own <reg orig="vnkindnes">unkindness</reg></l>
<l>That&H61; <reg orig="stript">stripped</reg> her&H6; from his benediction <reg orig="turnd">turned</reg> her&H6;,</l>
<l>To&H4; <reg orig="forraine">foreign</reg> casualties <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> her&H2; <reg orig="deare">dear</reg> rights,</l>
<l>To&H4; his <reg orig="dog-harted">dog-hearted</reg> daughters, these things sting his mind,</l>
<l>So&H51; venomously that&H3; burning shame <reg orig="detaines">detains</reg> him from Cordelia.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Alack <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> Gentleman.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Of Albanies and Cornewals powers you heard not.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> so&H52; they are <reg orig="a foote">a-foot</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Well sir, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> bring you to&H4; our&Htp; <reg orig="maister">master</reg> Lear,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> you to&H9; attend him some <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> cause,</l>
<l>Will&H1; in&H4; <reg orig="concealement">concealment</reg> wrap me <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> awhile,</l>
<l>When I am <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> aright you shall not <reg orig="greeue">grieve</reg>,</l>
<l>Lending me this acquaintance, I pray you go along with me.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="18" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Cordelia, Doctor and others.</l></stage>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Alack <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> he, why he was met <reg orig="euen">even</reg> now,</l>
<l>As mad as the vent sea singing aloud,</l>
<l><reg orig="Crownd">Crowned</reg> with <reg orig="ranke">rank</reg> femiter and furrow <reg orig="weedes">weeds</reg>,</l>
<l>With hor-docks, <reg orig="hemlocke">hemlock</reg>,<reg orig="netles">nettles</reg>, <reg orig="cookow">cuckoo</reg> flowers,</l>
<l><reg orig="Darnell">Darnel</reg> and all the idle <reg orig="weedes">weeds</reg> that&H61; grow,</l>
<l>In&H4; our&Htp; <reg orig="sustayning">sustaining</reg>, <reg orig="corne">corn</reg>, a <reg orig="centurie">century</reg> is sent forth,</l>
<l>Search <reg orig="euery">every</reg> acre in&H4; the hie <reg orig="growne">grown</reg> field,</l>
<l>And bring him to&H4; our&Hrp; eye, what can <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="wisdome">wisdom</reg></l>
<l>In&H4; the restoring his <reg orig="bereued">bereaved</reg> <reg orig="sence">sense</reg>, he that&H61; can <reg orig="helpe">help</reg> him</l>
<l>Take all my outward worth.</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doct.</speaker><l> There is <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> <reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg>.</l>
<l>Our&Htp; foster nurse of nature is repose,</l>
<l>The which&H61; he <reg orig="lackes">lacks</reg> that&H62; to&H9; <reg orig="prouoke">provoke</reg> in&H4; him,</l>
<l>Are many simples <reg orig="operatiue">operative</reg> whose power,</l>
<l>Will&H1; close the eye of anguish.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> All <reg orig="blest">blessed</reg> secrets all you <reg orig="vnpublisht">unpublished</reg> <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg> of the earth,</l>
<l>Spring with my <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> be <reg orig="aydant">aidant</reg> and <reg orig="remediat">remediate</reg>,</l>
<l>In&H4; the good <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="distresse">distress</reg>, <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg>,<reg orig="seeke">seek</reg>,for&H4; him,</l>
<l>Lest his <reg orig="vngouernd">ungoverned</reg> rage <reg orig="dissolue">dissolve</reg> the life.</l>
<l>That&H61; wants the <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> to&H9; lead it.</l></sp>
<stage><l> Enter messenger.</l></stage>
<sp who="AN"><speaker>Mes.</speaker><l>News Madam, the <reg orig="Brittish">British</reg> powers are marching hitherward.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> before, our&Htp; preparation stands,</l>
<l>In&H4; expectation of them, o <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> father</l>
<l>It is thy <reg orig="busines">business</reg> that&H61; I go about, <reg orig="therfore">therefore</reg> great France</l>
<l>My mourning and important <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> hath pitied,</l>
<l>No&H2; <reg orig="blowne">blown</reg> ambition doth our&Htp; <reg orig="armes">arms</reg> in&H4; sight</l>
<l>But <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, and our&Hrp; <reg orig="ag'd">aged</reg> <reg orig="fathers">father's</reg>  right,</l>
<l><reg orig="Soone">Soon</reg> may I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> and see him.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="19" type="scene">  
<stage><l>Enter Regan and Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> But are my <reg orig="brothers">brother's</reg> powers set forth?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg> Madam.</l></sp>  
      <sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Himselfe">Himself</reg> in&H4; person?</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> Madam with much ado,your sister is the better soldier.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Lord Edmund spake not with your Lady at home.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> No&H7; Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> What might import my <reg orig="sisters">sister's</reg> letters to&H4; him? </l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> I know not Lady.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Faith he is posted hence on&H4; serious matter,</l>
<l>It was great ignorance, Glosters eyes being out</l>
<l>To&H9; let him <reg orig="liue">live</reg>, where he <reg orig="ariues">arrives</reg> he <reg orig="moues">moves</reg></l>
<l>All <reg orig="harts">hearts</reg> against <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>, and now I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> is gone</l>
<l>In&H4; <reg orig="pitie">pity</reg> of his misery to&H9; dispatch his <reg orig="nighted">benighted</reg> life,</l>
<l><reg orig="Moreouer">Moreover</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="discrie">descry</reg> the strength <reg orig="at'h">of the</reg> army.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> I must needs after him with my letters</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Our&Htp; <reg orig="troope">troop</reg> sets forth <reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg> stay with <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="wayes">ways</reg> are dangerous.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> I may not <reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg>, my Lady <reg orig="charg'd">charged</reg> my <reg orig="dutie">duty</reg> in&H4; this</l>
<l><reg orig="busines">business</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Why should she write to&H4; Edmund? might not you</l>
<l>Transport her&H2; purposes by&H4; word, belike</l>
<l><reg orig="Some thing">Something</reg>, I know not what, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg> thee much,</l>
<l>Let me <reg orig="vnseale">unseal</reg> the letter.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> Madam <reg orig="I'de">I would</reg> rather--- </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> I know your Lady does not <reg orig="loue">love</reg> her&H2; husband</l>
<l>I am sure of that&H62;, and at her&H2; late being here</l>
<l><reg orig="Shee">She</reg> <reg orig="gaue">gave</reg> strange <reg orig="aliads">oeliads</reg>, and most speaking <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg></l>
<l>To&H4; noble Edmund, I know you are of her&H2; <reg orig="bosome">bosom</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg> Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="vnderstanding">understanding</reg>, for&H3; I <reg orig="know't">know it</reg>,</l>
<l>Therefore I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="aduise">advise</reg> you take this note,</l>
<l>My Lord is dead, Edmund and I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="talkt">talked</reg>,</l>
<l>And more <reg orig="conuenient">convenient</reg> is he for&H4; my hand</l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> for&H4; your Ladies, you may gather more</l>
<l>If you <reg orig="doe">do</reg> find him, pray you <reg orig="giue">give</reg> him this,</l>
<l>And when your <reg orig="mistris">mistress</reg> <reg orig="heares">hears</reg> thus much from you</l>
<l>I pray desire her&H6; call her&H2; <reg orig="wisedome">wisdom</reg> to&H4; her&H6;, so&H3; farewell,</l>
<l>If you <reg orig="doe">do</reg> chance to&H9; <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> of that&H62; blind <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg>,</l>
<l>Preferment <reg orig="fals">falls</reg> on&H4; him that&H61; cuts him off.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> Would I could meet him Madam, I would <reg orig="shew">show</reg></l>
<l>What Lady I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> follow.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Fare thee well.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="20" type="scene">  
<stage><l>Enter Gloster and Edmund.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> When shall we&Htp; come <reg orig="toth'">to&H4; the</reg>  top of that&H62; same hill?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>You do <reg orig="climbe">climb</reg> it <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> now, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> how we&Htp; labour?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Me thinks">Methinks</reg> the ground is <reg orig="euen">even</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Horrible <reg orig="steepe">steep</reg>, <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> you <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> the sea?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> No&H7; truly.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Why then your other <reg orig="sences">senses</reg> grow imperfect</l>
<l>By&H4; your eyes anguish.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> So&H52; may it be indeed,</l>
<l><reg orig="Me thinks">Methinks</reg> thy <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg> is altered, and thou speakest</l>
<l>With better phrase and matter <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou didst.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Y'ar">you are</reg> much <reg orig="deceaued">deceived</reg>, in&H4; nothing am I <reg orig="chang'd">changed</reg></l>
<l>But in&H4; my garments.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l><reg orig="Me thinks">Methinks</reg> <reg orig="y'ar">you are</reg> better spoken.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Come on&H5; sir, <reg orig="her's">here is</reg> the place, stand still, how <reg orig="feareful">fearful</reg></l>
<l>And <reg orig="dizi">dizzy</reg> <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> to&H9; cast ones eyes so&H51; low</l>
<l>The <reg orig="crowes">crows</reg> and <reg orig="choghes">choughs</reg> that&H61; wing the midway <reg orig="ayre">air</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Shew">Show</reg> scarce so&H51; <reg orig="grosse">gross</reg> as beetles, <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> way <reg orig="downe">down</reg></l>
<l>Hangs one that&H61; gathers <reg orig="sampire">samphire</reg>, <reg orig="dreadfull">dreadful</reg> trade,</l>
<l><reg orig="Me thinkes">Methinks</reg> he <reg orig="seemes">seems</reg> no&H2; bigger <reg orig="then">than</reg> his head,</l>
<l>The fishermen that&H61; <reg orig="walke">walk</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> the beach</l>
<l><reg orig="Appeare">Appear</reg> like&H4; <reg orig="mise">mice</reg>,and yon tall anchoring <reg orig="barke">bark</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Diminisht">Diminished</reg> to&H4; her&H2; cock, her&H2; cock a <reg orig="boui">buoy</reg></l>
<l>Almost too small for&H4; sight, the murmuring surge</l>
<l>That&H61; on&H4; the <reg orig="vnnumbred">unnumbered</reg> idle <reg orig="peeble">pebble</reg> <reg orig="chaffes">chafes</reg></l>
<l>Cannot be heard, <reg orig="its">it is</reg> so&H51; hie <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="looke">look</reg> no&H2; more,</l>
<l><reg orig="Least">Lest</reg>  my <reg orig="braine">brain</reg> <reg orig="turne">turn</reg>, and the deficient sight</l>
<l>Topple <reg orig="downe">down</reg> headlong.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Set me where you stand?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me your hand, you are now within a foot</l>
<l>Of <reg orig="th'extreame">the extreme</reg> verge, for&H4; all beneath the <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg></l>
<l>Would I not <reg orig="leape">leap</reg> <reg orig="vpright">upright</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Let <reg orig="goe">go</reg> my hand,</l>
<l>Here <reg orig="friend's">friend is</reg> another <reg orig="pursse">purse</reg>, in&H4; it a <reg orig="iewell">jewel</reg>,</l>
<l>Well worth a <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> taking, Fairies and Gods</l>
<l>Prosper it with thee, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> thou farther off,</l>
<l>Bid me farewell, and let me <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> thee going.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Now fare you well good sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> With all my heart.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Why I do <reg orig="trifell">trifle</reg> thus with his <reg orig="dispaire">despair</reg> is done to&H9; cure it.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> O you <reg orig="mightie">mighty</reg> Gods,</l></sp>
<stage><l> He kneeles.</l></stage>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>This world I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> renounce, and in&H4; your sights</l>
<l>Shake patiently my great affliction off,</l>
<l>If I could <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> it longer and not fall</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="quarel">quarrel</reg> with your great <reg orig="opposles">opposeless</reg> <reg orig="wils">wills</reg></l>
<l>My <reg orig="snurff">snuff</reg> and loathed part of nature should</l>
<l><reg orig="Burne">Burn</reg> <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> out, if Edgar <reg orig="liue">live</reg>, O <reg orig="blesse">bless</reg>,</l>
<l>Now fellow fare thee well.</l></sp>
<stage><l>He fals.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Gon sir, farewell, and yet I know not how conceit <corr sic="my">may</corr></l>
<l><reg orig="robbe">rob</reg> the <reg orig="treasurie">treasury</reg> of life, when life <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> <reg orig="yealds">yields</reg> to&H4; the theft,</l>
<l><reg orig="aliue">alive</reg> or dead, ho you sir, <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> you sir, speak,thus might he <reg orig="passe">pass</reg></l>
<l>indeed, yet he <reg orig="reuiues">revives</reg>, what are you sir?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>Away and let me die.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Hadst thou <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="ought">aught</reg> but <reg orig="gosmore">gossamer</reg> feathers <reg orig="ayre">air</reg>,</l>
<l>So&H51; many <reg orig="fadome">fathom</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg> precipitating</l>
<l>Thou hadst <reg orig="shiuerd">shivered</reg> like&H4; an <reg orig="egge">egg</reg>, but thou dost breath</l>
<l>Hast <reg orig="heauy">heavy</reg> substance, <reg orig="bleedst">bleedest</reg> not, speakest, art sound,</l>
<l>Ten masts at each, make not the altitude,</l>
<l>Which&H61; thou hast perpendicularly fell,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="lifes">life is</reg> a miracle,<reg orig="speake">speak</reg> yet <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> But <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I fallen or no&H5;</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> From the dread <reg orig="sommons">summit</reg> of this <reg orig="chalkie">chalky</reg> borne,</l>
<l><reg orig="Looke">Look</reg> <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> <reg orig="a hight">a-height</reg>, the shrill <reg orig="gorg'd">gorged</reg> <reg orig="larke">lark</reg> so&H51; <reg orig="farre">far</reg></l>
<l>Cannot <reg orig="bee">be</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> or heard, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> but <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Alack I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> no&H2; eyes</l>
<l>Is <reg orig="wretchednes">wretchedness</reg> <reg orig="depriu'd">deprived</reg>, that&H62; benefit</l>
<l>To&H9; end <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> by&H4; death <reg orig="twas">it was</reg>  yet some comfort</l>
<l>When misery could beguile the <reg orig="tyrants">tyrant's</reg> rage</l>
<l>And frustrate his proud will&H0;.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me your <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>?</l>
<l><reg orig="Vp">Up&H5;</reg>, so&H3;, how <reg orig="feele">feel</reg> you your <reg orig="legges">legs</reg>, you stand.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Too well, too well.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> This is <reg orig="aboue">above</reg> all <reg orig="strangenes">strangeness</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon">Upon&H4;</reg> the <reg orig="crowne">crown</reg> of the <reg orig="cliffe">cliff</reg> what thing was that&H62;</l>
<l>Which&H61; parted from you.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> A <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="vnfortunate">unfortunate</reg> <reg orig="bagger">beggar</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> As I stood here below <reg orig="me thoughts">methoughts</reg> his eyes</l>
<l>Were two full <reg orig="Moones">Moons</reg>, <reg orig="a">he</reg> had a thousand noses</l>
<l><reg orig="Hornes">Horns</reg>, <reg orig="welk't">whelked</reg> and <reg orig="waued">waved</reg> like&H4; the enridged sea,</l>
<l>It was some fiend, therefore thou happy father</l>
<l><reg orig="Thinke">Think</reg> that&H3; the <reg orig="cleerest">clearest</reg> Gods, who&H61; made their honours</l>
<l>Of <reg orig="mens">men's</reg> impossibilities, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="preserued">preserved</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> remember now, henceforth <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="beare">bear</reg></l>
<l>Affliction till it <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="crie">cry</reg> out <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg></l>
<l>Enough, enough,and die that&H62; thing you <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> of,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> it for&H4; a man, often would it say</l>
<l>The fiend the fiend,he led me to&H4; that&H62; place</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Bare free <reg orig="&">and</reg> patient thoughts, but who&H62; comes here</l>
<l>The safer <reg orig="sence">sense</reg> will&H1; <reg orig="neare">never</reg> accommodate his <reg orig="maister">master</reg> thus.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Lear mad.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> No&H7; they cannot touch <reg orig="mee">me</reg> for&H4; <reg orig="coyning">coining</reg>, I am the king <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> O thou <reg orig="side pearcing">side-piercing</reg> sight.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Nature is <reg orig="aboue">above</reg> Art&H0; in&H4; that&H62; respect, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> your <reg orig="presse">press</reg><lb/>
money, that&H62; fellow handles his bow like&H4; a crow-keeper, draw me<lb/>
a <reg orig="clothiers">clothier's</reg> yard, <reg orig="looke">look</reg>, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> a <reg orig="mowse">mouse</reg>, peace, peace, this <reg orig="tosted">toasted</reg><lb/>
cheese will&H1; do it, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> my gauntlet, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> it on&H4; a <reg orig="gyant">giant</reg>,bring<lb/>
<reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> the <reg orig="browne-billes">brown-bills</reg>, O well <reg orig="flowne">flown</reg> bird in&H4; the <reg orig="ayre">air</reg>, <reg orig="hagh">ha</reg>, <reg orig="giue">give</reg><lb/>
the word?</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Sweet <reg orig="Margerum">Marjoram</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p><reg orig="Passe">Pass</reg>.</p></sp> <sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> I know that&H62; <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Ha Gonorill, ha Regan, they flattered <reg orig="mee">me</reg> like&H4; a <reg orig="dogge">dog</reg>,<lb/>
and <reg orig="tould">told</reg> me I had white <reg orig="haires">hairs</reg> in&H4; my beard, ere the black ones<lb/>
were there, to&H9; say <reg orig="I">aye</reg> and no&H7;,to&H4; <reg orig="euery thing">everything</reg> I <reg orig="saide">said</reg>, <reg orig="I">aye</reg> and no&H7; <reg orig="toe">too</reg>,<lb/>
was no&H2; good <reg orig="diuinitie">divinity</reg>, when the <reg orig="raine">rain</reg> came to&H9; wet me once, and<lb/>
the <reg orig="winde">wind</reg> to&H9; make <reg orig="mee">me</reg> chatter, when the thunder would not<lb/>
peace at my bidding, there I found them,there I smelt them out,<lb/>
<reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="toe">to&H5;</reg>, they are not men of their words, they told <reg orig="mee">me</reg> I was<lb/>
<reg orig="euery thing">everything</reg>, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> a <reg orig="lye">lie</reg>, I am not <reg orig="argue-proofe">ague-proof</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> The <reg orig="tricke">trick</reg> of that&H62; <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg> I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> well remember, <reg orig="ist">is it</reg>  not</l>
<l>the King?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="I">Aye</reg> <reg orig="euer">every</reg> inch a King when I do stare, see how the <reg orig="subiect">subject</reg></l>
<l>quakes, I pardon that&H62; <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> life, what was thy cause, adultery?</l>
<l>thou shalt not die for&H4; <reg orig="adulterie">adultery</reg>, no&H7; the wren goes <reg orig="toot">to&H4; it</reg>, and the</l>
<l><reg orig="smal">small</reg> <reg orig="guilded">gilded</reg> <reg orig="flie">fly</reg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="letcher">lecher</reg> in&H4; my sight, let copulation <reg orig="thriue">thrive</reg>,</l>
<l>for&H3; Glosters bastard son was kinder to&H4; his father <reg orig="then">than</reg> my daughters got <reg orig="tweene">tween</reg> the <reg orig="lawfull">lawful</reg> sheets, <reg orig="toot">to&H4; it</reg> <reg orig="luxurie">luxury</reg>, pell, mell, for&H3; I</l>
<l><reg orig="lacke">lack</reg> <reg orig="souldiers">soldiers</reg>, behold yon <reg orig="simpring">simpering</reg> dame whose face between</l>
<l>her&H2; <reg orig="forkes">forks</reg> presageth snow, that&H61; minces vertue, and do shake the</l>
<l>head <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> of <reg orig="pleasures">pleasure's</reg> name to&H4; <reg orig="fichew">fitchew</reg> nor the <reg orig="soyled">soiled</reg> horse</l>
<l>goes <reg orig="toot">to&H4; it</reg> with a more riotous appetite, down from the wast <reg orig="tha're">they are</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="centaures">centaurs</reg>, though women all <reg orig="aboue">above</reg>, but to&H4; the girdle <reg orig="doe">do</reg> the</l>
<l>gods inherit, beneath is all the <reg orig="fiends">fiend's</reg>, <reg orig="thers">there is</reg> hell, <reg orig="thers">there is</reg> <reg orig="darknesse">darkness</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> the sulphury pit, burning, scalding, stench, <reg orig="consumation">consummation</reg>,</l>
<l>fie, fie, fie, pah, pah, <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> <reg orig="mee">me</reg> an ounce of <reg orig="Ciuet">Civet</reg>, good <reg orig="Apothocarie">Apothecary</reg>, to&H9; sweeten my imagination, <reg orig="ther's">there is</reg> money for&H4; thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> O let me <reg orig="kisse">kiss</reg> that&H62; hand.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> Here wipe it first, it <reg orig="smels">smells</reg> of <reg orig="mortalitie">mortality</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> O <reg orig="ruind">ruined</reg> <reg orig="peece">piece</reg> of nature, this great world should so&H52;</l>
<l><reg orig="weare">wear</reg> out to&H4; naught, do you know me?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> I remember thy eyes well <reg orig="inough">enough</reg>, dost thou squiny on&H4;<lb/>
me, no&H7; do thy worst blind Cupid, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> not <reg orig="loue">love</reg>, <reg orig="reade">read</reg> thou that&H62;<lb/>
challenge, <reg orig="marke">mark</reg> the penning <reg orig="oft">of it</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Were all the letters <reg orig="sunnes">suns</reg> I could not see one.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> I would not take this from report, it is, and my heart</l>
<l><reg orig="breakes">breaks</reg> at it.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Read.</l></sp> <sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> What! with the case of eyes</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> O ho, are you there with me, no&H2; eyes in&H4; your head, nor no&H2; <reg orig="mony">money</reg> in&H4; your purse, your eyes are in&H4; a <reg orig="heauie">heavy</reg> case, your purse<lb/>
in&H4; a light, yet you see how this world goes.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> I see it feelingly.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p> What art mad, a man may see how the world goes with<lb/>
no&H2; eyes, <reg orig="looke">look</reg> with thy <reg orig="eares">ears</reg>, see how yon <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg> <reg orig="railes">rails</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg><lb/>
yon simple <reg orig="theefe">thief</reg>, <reg orig="harke">hark</reg> in&H4; thy <reg orig="eare">ear</reg> handy, dandy, which&H62; is the<lb/>
<reg orig="theefe">thief</reg>, which&H62; is the <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>, thou hast <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> a <reg orig="farmers">farmer's</reg> <reg orig="dogge">dog</reg> <reg orig="barke">bark</reg><lb/>
at a <reg orig="begger">beggar</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg> sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>And the creature <reg orig="runne">run</reg> from the cur, there thou mightst<lb/>
behold the great image of <reg orig="authoritie">authority</reg>, a <reg orig="dogge">dog</reg>, so&H52; bade in&H4; office,<lb/>
thou <reg orig="rascall">rascal</reg> beadle hold thy <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> hand, why dost thou lash<lb/>
that&H62; whore, strip thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="backe">back</reg>, thy <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> hotly lusts to&H9; <reg orig="vse">use</reg><lb/>
her&H6; in&H4; that&H62; kind for&H4; which&H61; thou whipst her&H6;, the <reg orig="vsurer">usurer</reg> hangs the<lb/>
<reg orig="cosioner">cozener</reg>, through tottered <reg orig="raggs">rags</reg>, <reg orig="smal">small</reg> vices do <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg>, robes <reg orig="&">and</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="furd-gownes">furred-gowns</reg> hides all, get thee <reg orig="glasse">glass</reg> eyes, and like&H4; a <reg orig="scuruy">scurvy</reg> <reg orig="polititian">politician</reg> <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg> to&H9; see the things thou doest not, no&H7; now pull off<lb/>
my <reg orig="bootes">boots</reg>, harder, harder,so&H3;.</p></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> O matter and <reg orig="impertinencie">impertinency</reg> <reg orig="mixt">mixed</reg> reason in&H4; <reg orig="madnesse">madness</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>If thou wilt <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg> my fortune take my eyes, I <reg orig="knowe">know</reg></l>
<l>thee well <reg orig="inough">enough</reg> thy name is Gloster, thou must be patient, we&Htp;</l>
<l>came crying hither, thou knowest the first time that&H61; we&Htp; smell the</l>
<l><reg orig="aire">air</reg>, we&Htp; <reg orig="wayl">wail</reg> and cry, I will&H1; preach to&H4; thee <reg orig="marke">mark</reg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Alack alack the day.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>When we&Htp; are borne, we&Htp; <reg orig="crie">cry</reg> that&H3; <reg orig="wee">we&Htp;</reg> are come to&H4; this</l>
<l>great stage of <reg orig="fooles">fools</reg>, this a good blocke. It were a delicate stratagem to&H9; shoot a troupe of horse with fell,<reg orig="&">and</reg> when I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> stole</l>
<l><reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> these <reg orig="sonne in lawes">son-in-laws</reg>, then kill, kill, kill, kill, kill, kill.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter three Gentlemen.</l></stage>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> O here he is, lay hands <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> him sirs, your most <reg orig="deere">dear</reg></l></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>No&H2; <reg orig="reskue">rescue</reg>, what a prisoner, I am <reg orig="eene">even</reg> the <reg orig="naturall">natural</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg></l>
<l>of Fortune, <reg orig="vse">use</reg> me well you shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="ransome">ransom</reg>, let <reg orig="mee">me</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a</l>
<l><reg orig="churgion">surgeon</reg> I am cut to&H4; the <reg orig="braines">brains</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> You shall <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>.</l></sp> 
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> No&H2; seconds, all <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg>, why this would make a man</l>
<l>of salt to&H9; <reg orig="vse">use</reg> his eyes for&H4; garden waterpots, I and laying <reg orig="Autums">Autumn's</reg> dust.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>I will&H1; die <reg orig="brauely">bravely</reg> like&H4; a <reg orig="bridegroome">bridegroom</reg>, what? I will&H1; be</l>
<l><reg orig="Iouiall">Jovial</reg>, come, come, I am a King my <reg orig="maisters">masters</reg>, know you that&H62;.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> You are a <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> one, and we&Htp; obey you.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><p>Then <reg orig="theres">there is</reg> life <reg orig="int">in&H4; it</reg>, nay <reg orig="and">if</reg> you get it you shall get it<lb/>
with running.</p></sp>
<stage><l>Exit King running.</l></stage>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> A sight most <reg orig="pitifull">pitiful</reg> in&H4; the meanest wretch, past speaking of in&H4; a king: thou hast one daughter who&H61; <reg orig="redeemes">redeems</reg> nature</l>
<l>from the <reg orig="generall">general</reg> curse which&H61; <reg orig="twaine">twain</reg> hath brought her&H6; to&H5;.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Haile">Hail</reg> gentle sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>Sir speed you, <reg orig="whats">what is</reg>. your will&H0;.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Do you <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg orig="ought">aught</reg> of a <reg orig="battell">battle</reg> toward.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Most sure and vulgar <reg orig="euery one">everyone</reg> <reg orig="here's">hears</reg> that&H62;</l>
<l>That&H61; can distinguish <reg orig="sence">sense</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> But by&H4; your <reg orig="fauour">favour</reg> how <reg orig="neers">near is</reg> the other army.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Neere">Near</reg> and on&H4; speed <reg orig="fort">for&H4; it</reg> the <reg orig="maine">main</reg> <reg orig="descryes">descries</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Standst">Standest</reg> on&H4; the <reg orig="howerly">hourly</reg> thoughts.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> you sir <reg orig="thats">that&H62; is</reg> all.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Though that&H3; the <reg orig="Queene">Queen</reg> on&H4; <reg orig="speciall">special</reg> cause is here,</l>
<l><reg orig="Hir">Her&H2;</reg> army is <reg orig="moued">moved</reg> on&H5;.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> you sir. </l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> You <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> gentle gods take my breath from me,</l>
<l>Let not my worser spirit tempt me <reg orig="againe">again</reg>,</l>
<l>To&H9; dye before you please.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Well, pray you father.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Now good sir what are you.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> A most <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> man made lame by&H4; Fortunes <reg orig="blowes">blows</reg>,</l>
<l>Who&H61; by&H4; the Art&H0; of <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> and feeling <reg orig="sorrowes">sorrows</reg></l>
<l>Am pregnant to&H4; good <reg orig="pitty">pity</reg>, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me your hand</l>
<l><reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. <reg orig="leade">lead</reg> you to&H4; some biding.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Hartie">Hearty</reg> <reg orig="thankes">thanks</reg>, the <reg orig="bornet">bounty</reg> and <reg orig="beniz">benison</reg> of <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg> to&H9;</l>
<l><reg orig="saue">save</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<stage><l> Enter Steward.</l></stage>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> A <reg orig="proclamed">proclaimed</reg> prize, most happy,that&H62; <reg orig="eyles">eyeless</reg> head of thine</l>
<l>was framed flesh to&H9; <reg orig="rayse">raise</reg> my fortunes, thou most <reg orig="vnhappy">unhappy</reg> <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg>, briefly <reg orig="thy selfe">thyself</reg>  remember, the sword is out that&H61; must destroy thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Now let thy friendly hand put strength enough <reg orig="to't">to&H4; it</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> Wherefore <reg orig="bould">bold</reg> <reg orig="pesant">peasant</reg> durst thou support a <reg orig="publisht">published</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg>,hence <reg orig="least">lest</reg> the infection of his fortune take like&H2; hold on&H4;<lb/>
thee, let <reg orig="goe">go</reg> his <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> <reg orig="Chill">I will&H1;</reg> not let <reg orig="goe">go</reg> sir without <reg orig="cagion">occasion</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> Let <reg orig="goe">go</reg> <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>, or thou diest.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p> Good Gentleman <reg orig="goe">go</reg> your gate, let <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="voke">folk</reg> <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>,<lb/>
and <reg orig="chud">I would</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="swaggar'd">swaggered</reg> out of my life, it would not <reg orig="haue">have</reg><lb/>
<reg orig="beene">been</reg> so&H51; long by&H4; a fortnight, nay come not <reg orig="neare">near</reg> the old man,<lb/>
<reg orig="keepe">keep</reg> out, <reg orig="cheuore">che vor'</reg> ye, or <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="trie">try</reg> whether your coster or my battero be the harder, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> be <reg orig="plaine">plain</reg> with you.</p></sp>
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> Out dunghill.</l></sp>
<stage><l> they fight.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><p><reg orig="Chill">I will&H1;</reg> pick your teeth sir, come, no&H2; matter for&H4; your <reg orig="foyns">foins</reg>. </p></sp> 
<sp who="AA"><speaker>Osw.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Slaue">Slave</reg> thou hast <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg> me, <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg> take my <reg orig="pursse">purse</reg>,</l>
<l>If <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> thou wilt <reg orig="thriue">thrive</reg>, <reg orig="burie">bury</reg> my <reg orig="bodie">body</reg>,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="giue">give</reg> the letters which&H61; thou <reg orig="find'st">findest</reg> about me</l>
<l>To&H4; Edmund <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg> of Gloster, <reg orig="seeke">seek</reg> him out <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg></l>
<l>The British <reg orig="partie">party</reg>, o <reg orig="vntimely">untimely</reg> death! death.</l></sp>
<stage><l> He dies.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> I know thee well, a <reg orig="seruiceable">serviceable</reg> <reg orig="villaine">villain</reg>,</l>
<l>As <reg orig="dutious">duteous</reg> to&H4; the vices of thy <reg orig="mistres">mistress</reg>, as <reg orig="badnes">badness</reg> would desire.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> What is he dead?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Sit you down father, rest you <reg orig="lets">let us&Htp;</reg> see his pockets</l> 
   <l>These letters that&H61; he <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> of may be my friends,</l>
<l><reg orig="Hee's">He is</reg> dead, I am only sorrow he had no&H2; other deathsman</l>
<l>Let <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> see, <reg orig="leaue">leave</reg> gentle <reg orig="waxe">wax</reg>, and manners blame <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> not</l>
<l>To&H9; know our&Htp; <reg orig="enemies">enemies'</reg> minds <reg orig="wee'd"> we&Htp; would</reg> rip their hearts,</l>
<l>Their papers is more <reg orig="lawfull">lawful</reg>.</l>
<l>Let your <reg orig="reciprocall">reciprocal</reg> <reg orig="vowes">vows</reg> <reg orig="bee">be</reg> <reg orig="remembred">remembered</reg>, you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> many</l>
<p>opportunities to&H9; cut him off, if your will&H0; want not, time and place<lb/>
will&H1; be fruitfully offered, there is nothing done, If he <reg orig="returne">return</reg> the<lb/>
<reg orig="conquerour">conqueror</reg>, then am I the prisoner, and his bed my <reg orig="gayle">jail</reg>, from<lb/>
the <reg orig="lothed">loathed</reg> warmth whereof <reg orig="deliuer">deliver</reg> me, and supply the place for&H4;<lb/>
your labour, your wife (so&H52; I would say) your affectionate <reg orig="seruant">servant</reg><lb/>
and for&H4; you her&H2; <reg orig="owne">own</reg> for&H4; <reg orig="Venter">Venture</reg>, Gonorill.</p></sp> 
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> O <reg orig="Indistinguisht">Undistinguished</reg> space of <reg orig="womans">woman's</reg> wit,</l>
<l>A plot <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> her&H2; <reg orig="vertuous">virtuous</reg> <reg orig="husbands">husband's</reg> life,</l>
<l>And the exchange my brother <reg orig="heere">here</reg> in&H4; the sands,</l>
<l>Thee <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> rake <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg>, the post <reg orig="vnsanctified">unsanctified</reg></l>
<l>Of murtherous <reg orig="leachers">lechers</reg>, and in&H4; the mature time,</l>
<l>With this <reg orig="vngratious">ungracious</reg> paper strike the sight</l>
<l>Of the <reg orig="death practis'd">death-practised</reg> Duke, for&H4; him <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> well,</l>
<l>That&H3; of thy death and <reg orig="businesse">business</reg> I can tell.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l>The King is mad, how <reg orig="stiffe">stiff</reg> is my vild <reg orig="sence">sense</reg>,</l>
<l>That&H3; I stand <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> and <reg orig="haue">have</reg> ingenious feeling</l>
<l>Of my huge <reg orig="sorowes">sorrows</reg>, better I were distract,</l>
<l>So&H52; should my thoughts be fenced from my <reg orig="griefes">griefs</reg>,</l>
<l>And woes by&H4; wrong imaginations <reg orig="loose">lose</reg></l>
<l>The knowledge of <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l> A drum a farre off.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me your hand far off <reg orig="me thinks">methinks</reg> I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> the beaten drum,</l>
<l>Come father <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> bestow you with a friend.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="21" type="scene">
<stage><l>Enter Cordelia, Kent and Doctor.</l></stage>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> O thou good Kent how shall I <reg orig="liue">live</reg> and <reg orig="worke">work</reg> to&H4; match thy <reg orig="goodnes">goodness</reg>,</l>
<l>My life will&H1; be too short and <reg orig="euery">every</reg> measure <reg orig="faile">fail</reg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> To&H9; be <reg orig="acknowlegd">acknowledged</reg> <reg orig="madame">madam</reg> is <reg orig="ore payd">overpaid</reg>,</l>
<l>All my reports go with the modest truth,</l>
<l>Nor more, nor <reg orig="clipt">clipped</reg>, but so&H3;.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Be better suited these weeds are memories of those</l>
<l>Worser <reg orig="howers">hours</reg>, I <reg orig="prithe">prithee</reg> put them off.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Pardon me <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="madame">madam</reg>,</l>
<l>Yet to&H9; be <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> shortens my made intent,</l>
<l>My, <reg orig="boone">boon</reg> I make it that&H3; you know me not,</l>
<l>Till time and I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> <reg orig="meete">meet</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Then <reg orig="beet">be it</reg> so&H52;, my good Lord how does the king.</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doct.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg> <reg orig="sleepes">sleeps</reg> still.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> O you kind Gods cure this great breach in&H4; his abused nature,</l>
<l>The <reg orig="vntund">untuned</reg> and hurrying <reg orig="sences">senses</reg>, O wind <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg></l>
<l>Of this <reg orig="child changed">child-changed</reg> father.</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doct.</speaker><l> So&H3; please your <reg orig="Maiestie">Majesty</reg> that&H3; we&Htp; may wake the king,</l>
<l>He hath slept long.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Be <reg orig="gouernd">governed</reg> by&H4; your knowledge and proceed,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ith">In&H4; the</reg> sway of your <reg orig="owne">own</reg> will&H0; is he <reg orig="arayd">arrayed</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doct.</speaker><l> I madam, in&H4; the <reg orig="heauinesse">heaviness</reg> of his <reg orig="sleepe">sleep</reg>,</l>
<l>We&Htp; put fresh garments on&H4; him,</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Good madam be by&H5;, when we&Htp; do awake him</l>
<l>I doubt not of his temperance.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Very well.</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doct.</speaker><l> Please you draw <reg orig="neere">near</reg>, louder the <reg orig="musicke">music</reg> there,</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> O my deer father restoration hang thy <reg orig="medicin">medicine</reg> on&H4; my lips,</l>
<l>And let this <reg orig="kis">kiss</reg> <reg orig="repaire">repair</reg> those violent <reg orig="harmes">harms</reg> that&H61; my two sisters</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> in&H4; thy <reg orig="reuerence">reverence</reg> made.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Klnd">Kilned</reg> and <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> <reg orig="Princesse">Princess</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Had you not <reg orig="bene">been</reg> their father these white flakes,</l>
<l>Had <reg orig="challengd">challenged</reg> <reg orig="pitie">pity</reg> of them, was this a face</l>
<l>To&H9; be <reg orig="exposd">exposed</reg> against the warring winds,</l>
<l>To&H9; stand against the <reg orig="deepe">deep</reg> dread bolted thunder,</l>
<l>In&H4; the most terrible and nimble stroke</l>
<l>Of quick <reg orig="crosse">cross</reg> lightning to&H9; watch <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <foreign>Per du</foreign>,</l>
<l>With this thin <reg orig="helme">helm</reg> mine <reg orig="iniurious">injurious</reg> <reg orig="dogge">dog</reg>,</l>
<l>Though he had bit me, should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> stood that&H62; night</l>
<l>Against my fire, and wast thou <reg orig="faine">fain</reg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> father,</l>
<l>To&H9; <reg orig="houill">hovel</reg> thee with swine and rogues <reg orig="forlorne">forlorn</reg>,</l>
<l>In&H4; short and <reg orig="mustie">musty</reg> straw, alack, alack,</l>
<l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. wonder that&H3; thy life and wits at once</l>
<l>Had not concluded all, he wakes <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> to&H4; him.</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doct.</speaker><l> Madam do you, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> fittest.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> How does my <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> Lord, how fares your <reg orig="maiestie">majesty</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> You do me wrong to&H9; take me out <reg orig="ath">of the</reg> <reg orig="graue">grave</reg>,</l>
<l>Thou art a <reg orig="soule">soul</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="blisse">bliss</reg>, but I am bound</l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon">Upon&H4;</reg> a <reg orig="wheele">wheel</reg> of fire, that&H3; mine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="teares">tears</reg></l>
<l>Do scald like&H4; molten lead.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Sir know me.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Yar">You are</reg> a spirit I know, where did you dye.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> Still, still, <reg orig="farre">far</reg> wide.</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doct.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Hees">He is</reg> scarce awake, let him alone a while.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Where <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I <reg orig="bene">been</reg>, where am I <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> <reg orig="day light">daylight</reg>,</l>
<l>I am mightily <reg orig="abusd">abused</reg>, I should <reg orig="ene">even</reg> dye with <reg orig="pitie">pity</reg>,</l>
<l>To&H9; see another thus, I know not what to&H9; say,</l>
<l>I will&H1; not <reg orig="sweare">swear</reg> these are my hands, <reg orig="lets">let us&Htp;</reg> see,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="feele">feel</reg> this pin <reg orig="pricke">prick</reg>, would I were <reg orig="assur'd">assured</reg> of my condition.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> O <reg orig="looke">look</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> me sir, and hold your hands in&H4; benediction <reg orig="or'e">over</reg> me, no&H7; sir you must not <reg orig="kneele">kneel</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Pray <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not <reg orig="mocke">mock</reg>,</l>
<l>I am a very foolish fond old man,</l>
<l><reg orig="Fourescore">Fourscore</reg> and <reg orig="vpward">upward</reg>, and to&H9; <reg orig="deale">deal</reg> plainly</l>
<l>I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg> I am not in&H4; my perfect mind,</l>
<l><reg orig="Mee thinks">Methinks</reg> I should know you,and know this man;</l>
<l>Yet I am <reg orig="doubtfull">doubtful</reg>, for&H3; I am mainly ignorant</l>
<l>What place this is, and all the skill I <reg orig="haue">have</reg></l>
<l>Remembers not these garments, nor I know not</l>
<l>Where I did lodge last night, <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not laugh at me,</l>
<l>For&H3; as I am a man, I <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> this <reg orig="Ladie">Lady</reg></l>
<l>To&H9; be my child Cordelia.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> And so&H52; I am.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Be your <reg orig="teares">tears</reg> wet, yes faith, I pray weep not,</l>
<l>If you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="poyson">poison</reg> for&H4; <reg orig="mee">me</reg> I will&H1; <reg orig="drinke">drink</reg> it,</l>
<l>I know you <reg orig="doe">do</reg> not <reg orig="loue">love</reg> me, for&H3; your sisters</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> as I <reg orig="doe">do</reg> remember, done me wrong,</l>
<l>You <reg orig="haue">have</reg> some cause,they <reg orig="haue">have</reg> not.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> No&H2; cause, no&H2; cause.  </l></sp> <sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Am I in&H4; France?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> In&H4; your <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg> sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> not abuse me?</l></sp>
<sp who="AG"><speaker>Doct.</speaker><p> Be comforted good <reg orig="Madame">Madam</reg>, the great rage you see is<lb/>
cured in&H4; him, and yet it is danger to&H9; make him <reg orig="euen">even</reg> <reg orig="ore">over</reg> the time<lb/>
<reg orig="hee">he</reg> has lost, desire him to&H9; <reg orig="goe">go</reg> in&H5;, trouble him no&H2; more till further <reg orig="setling">settling</reg>:</p></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Wilt">Will&H1; it</reg> please your <reg orig="highnes">highness</reg> <reg orig="walke">walk</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> You must <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> with me, pray now forget and <reg orig="forgiue">forgive</reg>,</l>
<l>I am old and foolish.</l></sp>
<stage><l> Manet Kent and Gent.</l></stage>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Holds it true sir that&H3; the Duke of Cornwall was so&H52; <reg orig="slaine">slain</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Most <reg orig="certaine">certain</reg> sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> Who&H62; is conductor of his people?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> As <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> said, the bastard <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> of Gloster.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> They say Edgar his <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> <reg orig="sonne">son</reg> is with the <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg> of</l>
<l>Kent in&H4; Germanie.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Report is changeable, <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> time to&H9; <reg orig="looke">look</reg> about,</l>
<l>The powers of the <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg> approach apace.</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> The <reg orig="arbiterment">arbitrament</reg> is like&H5; to&H9; be <reg orig="bloudie">bloody</reg>, fare you well sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> My <reg orig="poynt">point</reg> and period will&H1; be <reg orig="throughly">thoroughly</reg> wrought,</l>
<l>Or well, or ill, as this <reg orig="dayes">day's</reg> <reg orig="battels">battle is</reg> fought.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="22" type="scene">     
<stage><l>Enter Edmund, Regan, and their powers.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Know of the Duke if his last purpose hold,</l>
<l>Or whether since he is <reg orig="aduis'd">advised</reg> by&H4; <reg orig="ought">aught</reg></l>
<l>To&H9; change the course, <reg orig="he's">he is</reg> full of abdication</l>
<l>And <reg orig="selfe reprouing">self=reproving</reg>, bring his constant pleasure.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Our&Hrp; <reg orig="sisters">sister's</reg> man is certainly <reg orig="miscaried">miscarried</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. to&H9; be doubted Madam,</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Now sweet Lord,</l>
<l>You know the <reg orig="goodnes">goodness</reg> I intend <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> you,</l>
<l>Tell me but truly, but then speak the truth,</l>
<l><reg orig="Doe">Do</reg> you not <reg orig="loue">love</reg> my sister?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> <reg orig="I">Aye</reg>, <reg orig="honor'd">honoured</reg> <reg orig="loue">love</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> But <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> found my <reg orig="brothers">brother's</reg> way,</l>
<l>To&H4; the forfended place?</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> That&H62; thought abuses you.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> I am <reg orig="doubtfull">doubtful</reg> that&H3; you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> <reg orig="coniunct">conjunctive</reg> and <reg orig="bosom'd">bosomed</reg> with <reg orig="hir">her&H6;</reg>, as far as we&Htp; call <reg orig="hirs">hers</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> No&H7; by&H4; mine honour Madam.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> shall <reg orig="indure">endure</reg> <reg orig="hir">her&H6;</reg>, <reg orig="deere">dear</reg> my Lord <reg orig="bee">be</reg> not familiar with her&H6;.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Feare">Fear</reg> me not, <reg orig="shee">she</reg> and the Duke her&H2; husband.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Albany and Gonorill with troupes.</l></stage>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> I had rather <reg orig="loose">lose</reg> the <reg orig="battaile">battle</reg>, <reg orig="then">than</reg> that&H3; sister should</l>
<l>loosen him <corr sic="nd">and</corr> <reg orig="mee">me</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Our&Hrp; very <reg orig="louing">loving</reg> sister well be-met</l>
<l>For&H3; this I <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> the King is come to&H4; his daughter</l>
<l>With others, <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> the rigour of our&Hrp; state</l>
<l><reg orig="Forst">Forced</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="crie">cry</reg> out, where I could not be honest</l>
<l>I <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> yet was valiant, for&H4; this <reg orig="busines">business</reg></l>
<l>It touches <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg>, as France <reg orig="inuades">invades</reg> our&Hrp; land</l>
<l>Not bolds the King, with others <reg orig="whome">whom</reg> I <reg orig="feare">fear</reg>,</l>
<l>Most <reg orig="iust">just</reg> and <reg orig="heauy">heavy</reg> causes make oppose.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Sir you <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> nobly.</l></sp> 
      <sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l>Why is this <reg orig="reason'd">reasoned</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Combine <reg orig="togither">together</reg> gainst the enemy,</l>
<l>For&H3; these <reg orig="domestique">domestic</reg> dore particulars</l>
<l>Are not to&H9; question here.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Let <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> then determine with the <reg orig="auntient">ancient</reg> of <reg orig="warre">war</reg> on&H4; our&Htp;</l>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> I shall attend you presently at your tent.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Sister <reg orig="you'l">you will&H1;</reg>  <reg orig="goe">go</reg> with <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg>?</l></sp> 
      <sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>No&H7;. </l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. most <reg orig="conuenient">convenient</reg>, pray you <reg orig="goe">go</reg> with <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> O ho, I know the riddle, I will&H1; <reg orig="goe">go</reg>. </l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Edgar</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> If <reg orig="ere">ever</reg> your Grace had speech with man so&H51; <reg orig="poore">poor</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Heare">Hear</reg> me one word.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="ouertake">overtake</reg> you, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Before you fight the <reg orig="battell">battle</reg> ope this letter,</l>
<l>If you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> victory let the trumpet sound</l>
<l>For&H4; him that&H61; brought it, wretched though I <reg orig="seeme">seem</reg>,</l>
<l>I can produce a champion that&H61; will&H1; <reg orig="proue">prove</reg></l>
<l>What is <reg orig="auowched">avouched</reg> there, if you <reg orig="miscary">miscarry</reg>,</l>
<l>Your <reg orig="busines">business</reg> of the world hath so&H52; an end,</l>
<l>Fortune <reg orig="loue">love</reg> you,</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Stay till I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> read the letter.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> I was forbid it, when time shall <reg orig="serue">serve</reg> let but the Herald</l>
<l>cry, and <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg> <reg orig="againe">again</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Why fare thee well, I will&H1; <reg orig="ore-looke">overlook</reg> the paper.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Edmund.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> The <reg orig="enemies">enemy is</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="vew">view</reg>, draw <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> your powers</l>
<l>Hard is the <reg orig="quesse">guess</reg> of their great strength and forces</l>
<l>By&H4; diligent <reg orig="discouery">discovery</reg>, but your <reg orig="hast">haste</reg> is now <reg orig="vrg'd">urged</reg> on&H4; you.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Wee">We&Htp;</reg> will&H1; greet the time. </l></sp> 
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> To&H4; both these sister <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I <reg orig="sworne">sworn</reg> my <reg orig="loue">love</reg>,</l>
<l>Each <reg orig="iealous">jealous</reg> of the other as the sting are of the Adder,</l>
<l>Which&H62; of them shall I take, both one or neither, neither can <reg orig="bee">be</reg> <reg orig="inioy'd">enjoyed</reg></l>
<l>If both <reg orig="remaine">remain</reg> <reg orig="aliue">alive</reg>, to&H9; take the <reg orig="widdow">widow</reg></l>
<l>Exasperates, makes mad her&H2; sister Gonorill,</l>
<l>And hardly shall I <reg orig="cary">carry</reg> out my side</l>
<l>Her&H2; husband being <reg orig="aliue">alive</reg>, now then <reg orig="we'le">we&Htp; will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="vse">use</reg></l>
<l>His <reg orig="countenadce">countenance</reg> for&H4; the <reg orig="battaile">battle</reg>, which&H61; being done</l>
<l>Let her&H6; that&H61; would be rid of him <reg orig="deuise">devise</reg></l>
<l>His <reg orig="speedie">speedy</reg> taking off, as for&H4; his mercy</l>
<l>Which&H61; he <reg orig="entends">intends</reg> to&H4; Lear and to&H4; Cordelia:</l>
<l>The <reg orig="battaile">battle</reg> done,and they within our&Htp; power</l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> see his pardon, for&H4; my state</l>
<l>Stands on&H4; me to&H9; defend, not to&H9; debate.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="23" type="scene">  
<stage><l> Alarum. Enter the powers of France ouer the stage, Cordelia with</l>
<l>her father in her hand.</l></stage>
<stage><l>Enter Edgar and Gloster.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Here father, take the <reg orig="shaddow">shadow</reg> of this bush</l>
<l>For&H4; your good <reg orig="hoast">host</reg>, pray that&H3; the right may <reg orig="thriue">thrive</reg></l>
<l>If <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> I <reg orig="returne">return</reg> to&H4; you <reg orig="againe">again</reg> <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> bring you comfort.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> Grace <reg orig="goe">go</reg> with you sir. </l></sp>
<stage><l> Alarum and retreat.</l></stage>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Away old man, <reg orig="giue">give</reg> me thy hand, away,</l>
<l>King Lear hath lost, he and his daughter <reg orig="taine">taken</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> me thy hand,come on&H5;.</l></sp>
<sp who="F"><speaker>Glo.</speaker><l> No&H2; farther sir, a man may rot <reg orig="euen">even</reg> here.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> What in&H4; ill thoughts <reg orig="againe">again</reg> men must <reg orig="indure">endure</reg>,</l>
<l>Their going hence, <reg orig="euen">even</reg> as their coming hither,</l>
<l><reg orig="Ripenes">Ripeness</reg> is all come on&H5;.</l></sp>
   <div2 n="24" type="scene">  
<stage><l>Enter Edmund, with Lear and Cordelia prisoners.</l></stage>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l>Some officers take them away,good guard</l>
<l><reg orig="Vntill">Until</reg> their greater pleasures best be <reg orig="knowne">known</reg></l>
<l>That&H61; are to&H9; censure them.</l></sp>
<sp who="D"><speaker>Cord.</speaker><l> We&Htp; are not the first who&H61; with best meaning <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="incurd">incurred</reg></l>
<l>The worst, for&H4; thee oppressed King am I cast <reg orig="downe">down</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="My selfe">Myself</reg> could else <reg orig="outfrowne">outfrown</reg> false <reg orig="Fortunes">Fortune's</reg> <reg orig="frowne">frown</reg>,</l>
<l>Shall we&Htp; not see these daughters, and these sisters?</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> No&H7;, no&H7;, come <reg orig="lets">let us&Htp;</reg> away to&H4; prison</l>
<l>We&Htp; two alone will&H1; sing like&H4; birds <reg orig="it'h">in&H4; the</reg> cage,</l>
<l>When thou dost <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> me blessing, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="kneele">kneel</reg> <reg orig="downe">down</reg></l>
<l>And <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> of thee <reg orig="forgiuenes">forgiveness</reg>, so&H52; <reg orig="weele">we&Htp; will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="liue">live</reg></l>
<l>And pray, and sing, and tell old tales and laugh</l>
<l>At <reg orig="guilded">gilded</reg> butterflies, and <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> rogues</l>
<l><reg orig="Talke">Talk</reg> of Court <reg orig="newes">news</reg>, and <reg orig="weele">we&Htp; will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="talke">talk</reg> with them <reg orig="to">too</reg>,</l>
<l>Who&H61; <reg orig="looses">loses</reg>, and who&H61; wins, <reg orig="whose">who&H61; is</reg>  in&H5;, <reg orig="whose">who&H61; is</reg>  out,</l>
<l>And take <reg orig="vpon's">upon&H4; us&Htp;</reg> the <reg orig="mistery">mystery</reg> of things</l>
<l>As if we&Htp; were <reg orig="Gods">God's</reg> spies, and <reg orig="weele">we&Htp; will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="weare">wear</reg> out</l>
<l>In&H4; a <reg orig="wal'd">wailed</reg> prison, packs and sects of great ones</l>
<l>That&H61; <reg orig="ebbe">ebb</reg> and flow <reg orig="bith'">by&H4; the</reg> <reg orig="Moone">Moon</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Take them away.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l><reg orig="Vpon">Upon&H4;</reg> such sacrifices my Cordelia,</l>
<l>The Gods <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg> throw incense, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I caught thee?</l>
<l>He that&H61; parts <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> shall bring a brand from <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg>,</l>
<l>And fire <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> hence like&H4; Foxes, wipe thine eyes,</l>
<l>The good shall <reg orig="deuoure">devour</reg> <reg orig="em">them</reg>, <reg orig="fleach">flesh</reg> and fell</l>
<l>Ere they shall make <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> <reg orig="weepe">weep</reg>? <reg orig="wele">we&Htp; will&H1;</reg> see <reg orig="vm">them</reg> <reg orig="starue">starve</reg> first, come.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Come hither <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>, <reg orig="harke">hark</reg>.</l>
<l>Take thou this note, <reg orig="goe">go</reg> follow them to&H4; prison,</l>
<l>And step, I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="aduanct">advanced</reg> thee, if thou dost</l>
<l>As this instructs thee, thou dost make thy way</l>
<l>To&H4; noble fortunes, know thou this that&H3; men</l>
<l>Are as the time is, to&H9; be tender minded</l>
<l>Does not become a sword, thy great <reg orig="imployment">employment</reg></l>
<l>Will&H1; not <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> question, either say <reg orig="thout">thou wilt</reg> <reg orig="do't">do it</reg>,</l>
<l>Or <reg orig="thriue">thrive</reg> by&H4; other <reg orig="meanes">means</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AP"><speaker>Cap.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg>. <reg orig="do't">do it</reg> my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> About it, and write happy when thou hast <reg orig="don">done</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Marke">Mark</reg> I say instantly, and <reg orig="carie">carry</reg> it so&H52;</l>
<l>As I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> set it <reg orig="downe">down</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="AP"><speaker>Cap.</speaker><l> I cannot draw a cart, nor <reg orig="eate">eat</reg> <reg orig="dride">dried</reg> oats,</l>
<l>If it <reg orig="bee">be</reg> <reg orig="mans">man's</reg> <reg orig="worke">work</reg> <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="do't">do it</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Duke, the two Ladies, and others.</l></stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Sir you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="shewed">showed</reg> <reg orig="to day">today</reg> your valiant strain,</l>
<l>And Fortune led you well you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> the <reg orig="captiues">captives</reg></l>
<l>That&H61; were the opposites of this <reg orig="dayes">day's</reg> strife,</l>
<l>We&Hrp; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> require then of you, so&H52; to&H9; <reg orig="vse">use</reg> them,</l>
<l>As we&Hrp; shall find their merits, and our&Hrp; <reg orig="safty">safety</reg></l>
<l>May equally determine.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Sir I thought it fit,</l>
<l>To&H9; send the old and miserable King to&H4; some retention, and appointed guard,</l>
<l>Whose age has <reg orig="charmes">charms</reg> in&H4; it, whose title more</l>
<l>To&H9; pluck the <reg orig="coren">common</reg> <reg orig="bossom">bosom</reg> of his side,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="turne">turn</reg> our&Htp; <reg orig="imprest">impressed</reg> <reg orig="launces">lances</reg> in&H4; our&Htp; eyes</l>
<l>Which&H61; <reg orig="doe">do</reg> <reg orig="commaund">command</reg> them, with him I sent the queen</l>
<l>My reason, all the same and they are <reg orig="readie">ready</reg> <reg orig="to morrow">tomorrow</reg>,</l>
<l>Or at further space, to&H9; <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg> where you shall hold</l>
<l>Your session at this time, <reg orig="mee">me</reg> sweat and bleed,</l>
<l>The friend hath lost his friend, and the best quarrels</l>
<l>In&H4; the heat are <reg orig="curst">cursed</reg>, by&H4; those that&H61; <reg orig="feele">feel</reg> their <reg orig="sharpes">sharps</reg>,</l>
<l>The question of Cordelia and her&H2; father</l>
<l>Requires a fitter place.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Sir by&H4; your patience,</l>
<l>I hold you but a <reg orig="subiect">subject</reg> of this <reg orig="warre">war</reg>, not as a brother.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Thats">That&H62; is</reg> as we&Hrp; list to&H9; grace him,</l>
<l><reg orig="Me thinkes">Methinks</reg> our&Hrp; pleasure should <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="beene">been</reg> demanded</l>
<l>Ere you had spoke so&H51; <reg orig="farre">far</reg>, he led our&Hrp; powers,</l>
<l>Bore the commission of my place and person,</l>
<l>The which&H61; <reg orig="imediate">immediate</reg> may well stand <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg>,</l>
<l>And call <reg orig="it selfe">itself</reg> your brother.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Not so&H51; hot, in&H4; his <reg orig="owne">own</reg> grace <reg orig="hee">he</reg> doth exalt <reg orig="himselfe">himself</reg></l>
<l>more <reg orig="then">than</reg> in&H4; your <reg orig="aduancement">advancement</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> In&H4; my right by&H4; me <reg orig="inuested">invested</reg> he <reg orig="com-peers">compeers</reg> the best.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l>That&H62; were the most, if <reg orig="hee">he</reg> should husband you.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Iesters">Jesters</reg> <reg orig="doe">do</reg> oft <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> Prophets.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Hola, hola, that&H62; eye that&H61; told you so&H52;, <reg orig="lookt">looked</reg> but a squint.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> Lady I am not well, <reg orig="els">else</reg> I should <reg orig="answere">answer</reg></l>
<l>From a full flowing <reg orig="stomack">stomach</reg>, <reg orig="Generall">General</reg></l>
<l>Take thou my <reg orig="souldiers">soldiers</reg>,prisoners, <reg orig="patrimonie">patrimony</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Witnes">Witness</reg> the world that&H3; I create thee here</l>
<l>My Lord and <reg orig="maister">master</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Meane">Mean</reg> you to&H9; <reg orig="inioy">enjoy</reg> him then?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> The let alone lies not in&H4; your good will&H0;.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Nor in&H4; thine Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Halfe">Half</reg> <reg orig="blouded">blooded</reg> fellow, yes.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Let the drum strike, and <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> my title good.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Stay yet, <reg orig="heare">hear</reg> reason, Edmund I arrest thee</l>
<l>On&H4; <reg orig="capitall">capital</reg> treason, and in&H4; thine attaint,</l>
<l>This gilded Serpent, for&H4; your <reg orig="claime">claim</reg> <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> sister</l>
<l>I bare it in&H4; the interest of my wife.</l>
<l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> she is subcontracted to&H4; this Lord</l>
<l>And I her&H2; husband contradict the banes,</l>
<l>If you will&H1; <reg orig="mary">marry</reg>, make your <reg orig="loue">love</reg> to&H4; me,</l>
<l>My Lady is bespoke, thou art <reg orig="arm'd">armed</reg> Gloster,</l>
<l>If none <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg> to&H9; <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> thy head,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="hainous">heinous</reg>, manifest, and many treasons,</l>
<l>There is my pledge, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> it on&H4; thy heart</l>
<l>Ere I <reg orig="tast">taste</reg> bread, thou art in&H4; nothing <reg orig="lesse">less</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Then">Than</reg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> here <reg orig="proclaimd">proclaimed</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Sicke">Sick</reg>, o <reg orig="sicke">sick</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> If not, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="ne're">never</reg> trust <reg orig="poyson">poison</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Ther's">There is</reg> my exchange, what in&H4; the world he is,</l>
<l>That&H61; names me <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg>, villain-like he lies,</l>
<l>Call by&H4; thy trumpet, he that&H61; dares approach,</l>
<l>On&H4; him, on&H4; you, who&H61; not, I will&H1; <reg orig="maintaine">maintain</reg></l>
<l>My truth and honour <reg orig="firmely">firmly</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> A Herald ho.</l></sp> <sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l>A Herald ho, a Herald.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Trust to&H4; thy single vertue, for&H3; thy <reg orig="souldiers">soldiers</reg></l>
<l>All <reg orig="leuied">levied</reg> in&H4; my name, <reg orig="haue">have</reg> in&H4; my name <reg orig="tooke">took</reg> their discharge.</l></sp>
<sp who="C"><speaker>Reg.</speaker><l> This <reg orig="sicknes">sickness</reg> <reg orig="growes">grows</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> me.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> She is not well, <reg orig="conuey">convey</reg> her&H6; to&H4; my tent,</l>
<l>Come <reg orig="hether">hither</reg> Herald, let the trumpet sound,</l>
<l>And read out this.</l></sp>
<sp who="AP"><speaker>Cap.</speaker><l> Sound trumpet?</l></sp>
<sp who="AI"><speaker>Her.</speaker><p> If any man of <reg orig="qualitie">quality</reg> or degree, in&H4; the <reg orig="hoast">host</reg> of the<lb/>
army, will&H1; <reg orig="maintaine">maintain</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> Edmund supposed <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg> of Gloster,<lb/>
that&H3; <reg orig="he's">he is</reg> a manifold <reg orig="traitour">traitor</reg>, let him <reg orig="appeare">appear</reg> at the third sound<lb/>
of the trumpet, he is bold in&H4; his defence.</p></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Sound? <reg orig="Againe">Again</reg>?</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Edgar at the third sound, a trumpet before him.</l></stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Aske">Ask</reg> him his purposes why he <reg orig="appeares">appears</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Vpon">Upon&H4;</reg> this call <reg orig="oth'">of the</reg> trumpet.</l></sp>
<sp who="AI"><speaker>Her.</speaker><l> What are you? your name and <reg orig="qualitie">quality</reg>?</l>
<l>And why you <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> this present summons.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> O know my name is lost by&H4; treasons tooth.</l>
<l><reg orig="Bare-gnawne">Bare-gnawn</reg> and <reg orig="canker-bitte">canker-bitten</reg>; yet are I <corr sic="mou't">noble</corr></l>
<l>Where is the <reg orig="aduersarie">adversary</reg> I come to&H9; cope with all.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Which&H62; is that&H62; <reg orig="aduersarie">adversary</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="What's">What is</reg> he that&H61; <reg orig="speakes">speaks</reg> for&H4; Edmund <reg orig="Earle">Earl</reg> of Gloster,</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Him selfe">Himself</reg>, what <reg orig="saiest">sayst</reg> thou to&H4; him?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Draw thy sword.</l>
<l>That&H3; if my speech offend a noble hart, thy <reg orig="arme">arm</reg></l>
<l>May do thee <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg>, here is mine.</l>
<l>Behold it is the <reg orig="priuiledge">privilege</reg> of my tongue,</l>
<l>My oath and my profession, I protest,</l>
<l><reg orig="Maugure">Maugre</reg> thy strength, youth, place and eminence,</l>
<l><reg orig="Despight">Despite</reg> thy victor, sword and fire new <reg orig="fortun'd">fortuned</reg>,</l>
<l>Thy <reg orig="valor">valour</reg> and thy heart thou art a <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg>.</l>
<l>False to&H4; thy Gods thy brother and thy Father,</l>
<l><reg orig="Conspicuate">Conspirant</reg> gainst this high illustrious prince,</l>
<l>And from <reg orig="the'xtreamest">the extremest</reg> <reg orig="vpward">upward</reg> of thy head,</l>
<l>To&H4; the descent and dust beneath thy feet,</l>
<l>A most toad-spotted <reg orig="traytor">traitor</reg> say thou no&H7;</l>
<l>This sword, this <reg orig="arme">arm</reg>, and my best spirits,</l>
<l>As bent to&H9; <reg orig="proue">prove</reg> <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> thy heart whereto I <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> thou liest,</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> In&H4; <reg orig="wisdome">wisdom</reg> I <corr sic="sholud">should</corr> <reg orig="aske">ask</reg> thy name,</l>
<l>But since thy outside <reg orig="lookes">looks</reg> so&H51; <reg orig="faire">fair</reg> and warlike,</l>
<l>And that&H3; thy being some say of breeding breathes,</l>
<l>By&H4; right of knighthood, I <reg orig="disdaine">disdain</reg> and <reg orig="spurne">spurn</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Heere">Here</reg> do I <reg orig="tosse">toss</reg> those treasons to&H4; thy head.</l>
<l>With the hell hatedly, <reg orig="oreturnd">overturned</reg> thy heart,</l>
<l>Which&H61; for&H3; they yet glance by&H5; and scarcely <reg orig="bruse">bruise</reg>,</l>
<l>This sword of mine shall <reg orig="giue">give</reg> them instant way</l>
<l>Where they shall rest <reg orig="for euer">forever</reg>, trumpets <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Saue">Save</reg> him, <reg orig="saue">save</reg> him,</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> This is <reg orig="meere">mere</reg> practise Gloster by&H4; the law of <reg orig="armes">arms</reg></l>
<l>Thou art not bound to&H9; <reg orig="answere">answer</reg> an <reg orig="vnknowne">unknown</reg> opposite,</l>
<l>Thou art not <reg orig="vanquisht">vanquished</reg>, but <reg orig="cousned">cozened</reg> and <reg orig="beguild">beguiled</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Stop your mouth dame, or with this paper shall I <reg orig="stople">stopple</reg></l>
<p>it, thou worse <reg orig="then">than</reg> <reg orig="any thing">anything</reg>, <reg orig="reade">read</reg> thine <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="euill">evil</reg>, nay no&H2;<lb/>
tearing Lady,I <reg orig="perceiue">perceive</reg> you <reg orig="know't">know it</reg>.</p></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> Say if I do, the <reg orig="lawes">laws</reg> are mine not thine, who&H62; <reg orig="shal">shall</reg> <reg orig="arraine">arraign</reg> me <reg orig="for't">for&H4; it</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Most monstrous <reg orig="know'st">knowest</reg> thou this paper?</l></sp>
<sp who="B"><speaker>Gon.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Aske">Ask</reg> me not what I know.</l></sp> 
      <stage><l>Exit. Gonorill.</l></stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Go after her&H6;, <reg orig="shee's">she is</reg> desperate, <reg orig="gouerne">govern</reg> her&H6;.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> What you <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="chargd">charged</reg> me with, that&H62; <reg orig="haue">have</reg> I don</l>
<l>And more, much more, the time will&H1; bring it out.</l>
<l><reg orig="Tis">It is</reg>. past, and so&H52; am I, but what art thou</l>
<l>That&H61; hast this fortune on&H4; me? if thou <reg orig="bee'st">beest</reg> noble</l>
<l>I do <reg orig="forgiue">forgive</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Let's">Let us&Htp;</reg> exchange charity,</l>
<l>I am no&H2; <reg orig="lesse">less</reg> in&H4; <reg orig="bloud">blood</reg> <reg orig="then">than</reg> thou art Edmond,</l>
<l>If more, the more thou hast <reg orig="wrongd">wronged</reg> me.</l>
<l>My name is Edgar, and thy <reg orig="fathers">father's</reg>  <reg orig="sonne">son</reg>,</l>
<l>The Gods are <reg orig="iust">just</reg>, and of our&Htp; pleasant <reg orig="vertues">virtues</reg>.</l>
<l>Make instruments to&H9; scourge <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> the <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> and <reg orig="vitious">vicious</reg></l>
<l>Place where thee he <reg orig="gotte">got</reg>, cost him his <reg orig="eies">eyes</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Thou hast spoken truth, the <reg orig="wheele">wheel</reg> is come</l>
<l>full circled I am <reg orig="heere">here</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l><reg orig="Me thought">Methought</reg> thy very gate did <reg orig="prophecie">prophesy</reg>,</l>
<l>A <reg orig="royall">royal</reg> <reg orig="noblenesse">nobleness</reg> I must embrace thee.</l>
<l>Let <reg orig="sorow">sorrow</reg> split my heart if I did <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> hate thee or thy father.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Worthy Prince I <reg orig="know't">know it</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Where <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you hid <reg orig="your selfe">yourself</reg>?</l>
<l>How <reg orig="haue">have</reg> you <reg orig="knowne">known</reg> the miseries of your father?</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> By&H4; nursing them my Lord,</l>
<l>List a <reg orig="briefe">brief</reg> tale, and when <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> told</l>
<l>O that&H3; my heart would burst the <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> proclamation</l>
<l>To&H9; escape that&H61; followed me so&H51; <reg orig="neere">near</reg>,</l>
<l>O our&Htp; <reg orig="liues">lives'</reg> <reg orig="sweetnes">sweetness</reg>, that&H3; with the <reg orig="paine">pain</reg> of death,</l>
<l>Would hourly die, rather <reg orig="then">than</reg> die at once.</l>
<l>Taught me to&H9; shift into a <reg orig="mad-mans">madman's</reg> rags</l>
<l>To&H9; assume a semblance that&H61; very <reg orig="dogges">dogs</reg> <reg orig="disdain'd">disdained</reg></l>
<l>And in&H4; this habit met I my father with his bleeding rings,</l>
<l>The precious stones new lost became his guide,</l>
<l>Led him, <reg orig="beg'd">begged</reg> for&H4; him, <reg orig="sau'd">saved</reg> him from <reg orig="dispaire">despair</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Neuer">Never</reg> (O Father)<reg orig="reueald">revealed</reg> <reg orig="my selfe">myself</reg> <reg orig="vnto">unto</reg> him,</l>
<l><reg orig="Vntill">Until</reg> some <reg orig="halfe">half</reg> <reg orig="houre">hour</reg> past, when I was armed,</l>
<l>Not sure, though, hoping of this good <reg orig="successe">success</reg>,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="askt">asked</reg> his blessing, and from first to&H4; last,</l>
<l>Told him my pilgrimage, but his <reg orig="flawd">flowed</reg> heart,</l>
<l><reg orig="Alacke">Alack</reg> too <reg orig="weake">weak</reg>, the conflict to&H9; support,</l>
<l>Twixt two <reg orig="extreames">extremes</reg> of passion, <reg orig="ioy">joy</reg> and <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg>,</l>
<l>Burst <reg orig="smillingly">smilingly</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> This speech of yours hath <reg orig="moued">moved</reg> me,</l>
<l>And shall perchance do good,but <reg orig="speake">speak</reg> you on&H5;,</l>
<l>You <reg orig="looke">look</reg> as you had something more to&H9; say,</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>If there be more, more <reg orig="wofull">woeful</reg>, hold it in&H5;,</l>
<l>For&H3; I am almost ready to&H9; <reg orig="dissolue">dissolve</reg>, hearing of this,</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> This would <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seemd">seemed</reg> a <reg orig="periode">period</reg> to&H4; such</l>
<l>As <reg orig="loue">love</reg> not <reg orig="sorow">sorrow</reg>, but another to&H9; <reg orig="amplifie">amplify</reg> too much,</l>
<l>Would make much more, and top <reg orig="extreamitie">extremity</reg></l>
<l><reg orig="Whil'st">Whilst</reg> I was big in&H4; <reg orig="clamor">clamour</reg>, came there in&H5; a man,</l>
<l>Who&H61; <reg orig="hauing">having</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> me in&H4; my worst estate,</l>
<l><reg orig="Shund">Shunned</reg> my <reg orig="abhord">abhorred</reg> society, but then finding</l>
<l>Who&H61; <reg orig="twas">it was</reg>  that&H61; so&H51; <reg orig="indur'd">endured</reg> with his strong <reg orig="armes">arms</reg></l>
<l>He fastened on&H4; my <reg orig="necke">neck</reg> and bellowed out,</l>
<l>As <reg orig="hee'd"> he would</reg> burst <reg orig="heauen">heaven</reg>, threw me on&H4; my father,</l>
<l>Told the most <reg orig="pitious">piteous</reg> tale of Lear and him,</l>
<l>That&H61; <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> <reg orig="eare">ear</reg> <reg orig="receiued">received</reg>, which&H61; in&H4; recounting</l>
<l>His <reg orig="griefe">grief</reg> grew puissant and the strings of life,</l>
   <l>Began to&H9; <reg orig="cracke">crack</reg> twice, then the trumpets sounded.</l>
<l>And there I left him <reg orig="traunst">entranced</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> But who&H62; was this.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Kent sir, the <reg orig="banisht">banished</reg> Kent, who&H61; in&H4; <reg orig="diguise">disguise</reg>,</l>
<l>Followed his <reg orig="enemie">enemy</reg> king and did him <reg orig="seruice">service</reg></l>
<l>Improper for&H4; a <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg>.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter one with a bloudie knife,</l></stage>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Helpe">Help</reg>, <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>,</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> What kind of <reg orig="helpe">help</reg>, what <reg orig="meanes">means</reg> that&H62; <reg orig="bloudy">bloody</reg> knife?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Its">It is</reg> hot it smokes, it came <reg orig="euen">even</reg> from the heart of -</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Who&H62; man, <reg orig="speake">speak</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="AF"><speaker>Gent.</speaker><l>Your Lady sir, your Lady, and her&H2; sister</l>
<l>By&H4; her&H6; is <reg orig="poysoned">poisoned</reg>, she hath <reg orig="confest">confessed</reg> it.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> I was contracted to&H4; them both, all three</l>
<l>Now <reg orig="marie">marry</reg> in&H4; an instant.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Produce their bodies, be they <reg orig="aliue">alive</reg> or dead,</l>
<l>This <reg orig="Iustice">Justice</reg> of the <reg orig="heauens">heavens</reg> that&H61; makes <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> tremble,</l>
<l>Touches <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> not with pity.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> Here comes Kent sir.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> O <reg orig="tis">it is</reg> he, the time will&H1; not allow </l></sp>
<stage><l> Enter Kent</l></stage>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>The <reg orig="complement">compliment</reg> that&H61; very manners <reg orig="vrges">urges</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> I am come to&H9; bid my King and <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <reg orig="ay">aye</reg> good night,</l>
<l>Is he not here?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> Great thing of <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> forgot,</l>
<l><reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> Edmund, <reg orig="whers">where is</reg> the king, and <reg orig="whers">where is</reg> Cordelia</l>
<l>Seest thou this <reg orig="obiect">object</reg> Kent.</l></sp> 
<stage><l> The bodies of Gonorill and Regan are brought in.</l></stage>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Alack why thus.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Yet Edmund was <reg orig="beloued">beloved</reg>,</l>
<l>The one the other <reg orig="poysoned">poisoned</reg> for&H4; my sake,</l>
<l>And after <reg orig="slue">slew</reg> <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg> .</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Euen">Even</reg> so&H3;, <reg orig="couer">cover</reg> their faces.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> I pant for&H4; life, some good I <reg orig="meane">mean</reg> to&H9; do,</l>
<l><reg orig="Despight">Despite</reg> of my <reg orig="owne">own</reg> nature, quickly send,</l>
<l>Be <reg orig="briefe">brief</reg>, <reg orig="int">in&H4; it</reg> <reg orig="toth'">to&H4; the</reg>  castle for&H4; my writ,</l>
<l>Is on&H4; the life of Lear and on&H4; Cordelia,</l>
<l>Nay send in&H4; time.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Runne">Run</reg>, <reg orig="runne">run</reg>, O <reg orig="runne">run</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> To&H4; who&H62; my Lord, who&H62; hath the office, send</l>
<l>Thy token of <reg orig="repreeue">reprieve</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> Well thought on&H5;, take my sword the <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Giue">Give</reg> it the <reg orig="Captaine">Captain</reg>?</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Hast">Haste</reg> thee for&H4; thy life.</l></sp>
<sp who="H"><speaker>Bast.</speaker><l> He hath Commission from thy wife and me,</l>
<l>To&H9; hang Cordelia in&H4; the prison, and to&H9; lay</l>
<l>The blame <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> her&H2; <reg orig="owne">own</reg> <reg orig="despaire">despair</reg>,</l>
<l>That&H3; she fordid <reg orig="her selfe">herself</reg> .</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> The Gods defend her&H6;, <reg orig="beare">bear</reg> him hence a while.</l></sp>
<stage><l>Enter Lear with Cordelia in his armes.</l></stage>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Howle">Howl</reg>, <reg orig="howle">howl</reg>, <reg orig="howle">howl</reg>, <reg orig="howle">howl</reg>, O you are men of stones,</l>
<l>Had I your tongues and eyes, I would <reg orig="vse">use</reg> them so&H51;,</l>
<l>That&H3; <reg orig="heauens">heaven's</reg> vault should <reg orig="cracke">crack</reg>, <reg orig="shees">she is</reg> gone <reg orig="for euer">forever</reg>,</l>
<l>I know when one is dead and when one <reg orig="liues">lives</reg>,</l>
<l><reg orig="Shees">She is</reg> dead as earth, lend me a looking <reg orig="glasse">glass</reg>,</l>
<l>If that&H3; her&H2; breath will&H1; mist or <reg orig="staine">stain</reg> the stone,</l>
<l>Why then she <reg orig="liues">lives</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>Is this the <reg orig="promist">promised</reg> end.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Or image of that&H62; horror.</l></sp> <sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>Fall and cease.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> This feather stirs she <reg orig="liues">lives</reg>, if it be so&H52;,</l>
<l>It is a chance which&H61; <reg orig="do's">does</reg> <reg orig="redeeme">redeem</reg> all <reg orig="sorowes">sorrows</reg></l>
<l>That&H61; <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> felt.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> <reg orig="A">Ah</reg> my good <reg orig="maister">master</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Prethe">Prithee</reg> away?</l></sp> <sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> noble Kent your friend.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> A plague <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> your murderous <reg orig="traytors">traitors</reg> all,</l>
<l>I might <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="saued">saved</reg> her&H6;, now <reg orig="shees">she is</reg> gone <reg orig="for euer">forever</reg>,</l>
<l>Cordelia, Cordelia, stay a little, ha,</l>
<l>What <reg orig="ist">is it</reg>  thou <reg orig="sayest">sayst</reg>, her&H2; <reg orig="voyce">voice</reg> was <reg orig="euer">ever</reg> soft,</l>
<l>Gentle and low, an excellent thing in&H4; women,</l>
<l>I <reg orig="kild">killed</reg> the <reg orig="slaue">slave</reg> that&H61; was <reg orig="a hanging">a-hanging</reg> thee.</l></sp>
<sp who="AP"><speaker>Cap.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Tis">It is</reg> true my Lords, he did.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Did I not fellow? I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="seene">seen</reg> the day,</l>
<l>With my good biting <reg orig="Fauchon">Falchion</reg> I would</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> made them <reg orig="skippe">skip</reg>, I am old now,</l>
<l>And these same crosses <reg orig="spoyle">spoil</reg> me, who&H62; are you?</l>
<l>Mine eyes are not <reg orig="othe">of the</reg> best, <reg orig="ile">I will&H1;</reg> tell you straight.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> If Fortune <reg orig="bragd">bragged</reg> of two she <reg orig="loued">loved</reg> or hated,</l>
<l>One of them we&Htp; behold.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> Are not you Kent?</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> The same your <reg orig="seruant">servant</reg> Kent, where is your <reg orig="seruant">servant</reg> Caius, </l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Hees">He is</reg> a good fellow, I can tell that&H62;,</l>
<l><reg orig="Heele">He will&H1;</reg> strike and quickly too, <reg orig="hees">he is</reg> dead and rotten.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l>No&H7; my good Lord, I am the very man.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Ile">I will&H1;</reg> see that&H62; straight.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> That&H61; from your life of difference and decay,</l>
<l><reg orig="Haue">Have</reg> followed your sad steps.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="You'r">You are</reg> welcome hither.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Nor no&H2; man else, <reg orig="als">all is</reg> <reg orig="chearles">cheerless</reg>, <reg orig="darke">dark</reg> and deadly,</l>
<l>Your eldest daughters <reg orig="haue">have</reg> <reg orig="foredoome">foredoom</reg> <reg orig="themselues">themselves</reg>,</l>
<l>And <reg orig="desperatly">desperately</reg> are dead.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> So&H52; <reg orig="thinke">think</reg> I <reg orig="to">too</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l> He <reg orig="knowes">knows</reg> not what he sees, and <reg orig="vaine">vain</reg> it is,</l>
<l>That&H3; we&Htp; present <reg orig="vs">us&Htp;</reg> to&H4; him.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Very <reg orig="bootlesse">bootless</reg>. </l></sp>
<stage><l> Enter Captaine.</l></stage>
<sp who="AP"><speaker>Cap.</speaker><l> Edmund is dead my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Thats">That&H62; is</reg> but a trifle <reg orig="heere">here</reg>, you Lords and noble friends,</l>
<l>Know our&Hrp; intent, what comfort to&H4; this decay may come, shall be</l>
<l>applied: for&H4; <reg orig="vs">us&Hrp;</reg> we&Hrp; <reg orig="wil">will&H1;</reg> <reg orig="resigne">resign</reg> during the life of this old <reg orig="maiesty">majesty</reg>,</l>
<l>to&H4; him our&Hrp; absolute power, you to&H4; your rights with <reg orig="boote">boot</reg>, and</l>
<l>such addition as your <reg orig="honor">honour</reg> <reg orig="haue">have</reg> more <reg orig="then">than</reg> merited, all friends</l>
<l>shall <reg orig="tast">taste</reg> the wages of their vertue,and <reg orig="al">all</reg> foes the cup of their <reg orig="deseruings">deservings</reg>, O see, see.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l>And my <reg orig="poore">poor</reg> <reg orig="foole">fool</reg> is <reg orig="hangd">hanged</reg>, no&H2;, no&H2; life, why should a</l>
<l>dog, a horse, a rat of life and thou no&H2; breath at all, O thou wilt</l>
<l>come no&H2; more, <reg orig="neuer">never</reg>, <reg orig="neuer">never</reg>, <reg orig="neuer">never</reg>, pray you <reg orig="vndo">undo</reg> this button,</l>
<l><reg orig="thanke">thank</reg> you sir, O, o, o, o.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> He faints my Lord, my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="A"><speaker>Lear.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Breake">Break</reg> <reg orig="hart">heart</reg>, I <reg orig="prethe">prithee</reg> <reg orig="breake">break</reg>.</l></sp>  <sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l>Look <reg orig="vp">up&H5;</reg> my Lord.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> Vex not his ghost, O let him <reg orig="passe">pass</reg>,</l>
<l>He hates him that&H61; would <reg orig="vpon">upon&H4;</reg> the <reg orig="wracke">wrack</reg>,</l>
<l>Of this tough world stretch him out longer.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> O he is gone indeed.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> The wonder is, he hath endured so&H51; long,</l>
<l>He but <reg orig="vsurpt">usurped</reg> his life.</l></sp>
<sp who="G"><speaker>Edg.</speaker><l> <reg orig="Beare">Bear</reg> them from hence, our&Htp; present <reg orig="busines">business</reg></l>
<l>Is to&H4; <reg orig="generall">general</reg> woe, friends of my <reg orig="soule">soul</reg>, you <reg orig="twaine">twain</reg></l>
<l>Rule in&H4; this <reg orig="kingdome">kingdom</reg>, and the <reg orig="goard">gored</reg> state <reg orig="sustaine">sustain</reg>.</l></sp>
<sp who="E"><speaker>Kent.</speaker><l> I <reg orig="haue">have</reg> a <reg orig="iourney">journey</reg> sir, shortly to&H9; go,</l>
<l>My <reg orig="maister">master</reg> <reg orig="cals">calls</reg>, and I must not say no&H7;.</l></sp>
<sp who="J"><speaker>Alb.</speaker><l>The <reg orig="waight">weight</reg> of this sad time we&Htp; must obey,</l>
<l><reg orig="Speake">Speak</reg> what we&Htp; <reg orig="feele">feel</reg>, not what we&Htp; ought to&H9; say,</l>
<l>The oldest <reg orig="haue">have</reg> borne most, we&Htp; that&H61; are <reg orig="yong">young</reg>,</l>
<l>Shall <reg orig="neuer">never</reg> see so&H51; much, nor <reg orig="liue">live</reg> so&H51; long.</l></sp>